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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, November 14, 1974 JOHNGOGO JOHN FORTUNE Six may contest PC West banner Up to six persons may contest the Progressive Conservative nomination in Lethbndge West next Wednesday John Gogo 42 manager of a city investment firm, and John Fortune 45, regional supervisoi for an oil company today became the third and fourth candidates to announce Mr Gogo was an unsuccessful aldermanic candidate in the civic election Oct 16 and Mr Fortune lost the provincial Conservative nomination in Lethbndge East Nov 4 Dick Gray 54 manager and co owner of Valley Feeders Ltd is also considering the race He lost to incumbent Socred Dick Gruenwald in the last provincial election John Carnme, 48, manager of Alberta Barley Growers' Ser vices and Dryland Feeders Ltd is the sixth possible candidate Gordon Colledge, 31, information officer at the Lethbndge Community College, and Stan Maciura, 45, a oookstore operator have already announced they will run Mr Gogo is chairman of the Canada Winter Games Lottery past president of the Cancer Society and Rotary Club and active in the YMCA He says his mam reason for running is to put a member from Lethbndge West on the government's side It could do no, end of good in the area of concerns sur- rounding the University of he says Mr Fortune, former manager of a commercial aviation firm and manager of an instrument firm, has been a resident of the city for five years and is a mamber of the chamber of com- merce In his platform, the same as he presented at the Lethbndge East nomination Mr Fortune says "clear, sharp and decisive representation is needed in Edmonton He is an advocate of a new transportation policy and says Lethbndge should receive its "fair share of investment from the provincial government s huge royalty receipts The nomination is to be held in the El Rancho Motor Hotel at 8 p m next Wednesday Candidates must file nomination papers 48 hours before the meeting General Electric Model PC10 Automatic 8 Cup COFFEE PERK SPECIAL ONLY 17 Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Police investigate A 13 year old Lethbndge youth was uninjured after be mg knocked off his bicycle Wednesday by a vehicle that failed to remain at the scene of the accident Lethbridge city police say Mark Smith 228B North Mayor Magrath Drive, was struck from behind about 7 30 p m by a late model dark colored vehicle that was going north on the North Mayor Magrath access road m the 200 block South Cert.fied Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 40" RADIAL Ironclad Guarantee MORE HAZARD PROTECTION' 20% MORE CAR CONTROL' 12% MORE TRACTION" AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS And to be extra sure of safety let our Service Department give you a Safety Check on: BRAKES SHOCKS BALANCE ALIGNMENT All work is performed by experts to assure complete safety and satisfaction. 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LETHBRIDGE TABER CALGARY 1621 3rd Ave S 620150th Ave Ave N E Phone 327-5985 Phone 223-3441 276-5344 KIRK'S School traffic safety report to be studied A report about pedestrian and traffic safety presented by the superintendent was tabled Wednesday by the Lethbndge separate school board for further study Mr Himsl reported that "a number of school people" are concerned about the mixture of buses cars, pedestrians, trucks and motorcycles along 5th Avenue from 20th to 16th Street and along 18th Street South The concerns centre on the safety of the children and the wisdom of relying on con- tinued good fortune as a means of insuiing their safety, he reported The situation is at its worst, he continued, just before school in the morning, at noon hours, and at dismissal times 'Indeed at these times it looks worrisome Trustee Robert Kolesar then related the concerns of some parents who approached him about seeking a change in the school zone hours He said Grade 1 students in some schools are being releas- ed for lunch at 11 a m and the school zone hours don't take effect until 11 30 a m Trustee Paul Matisz suggested all school zones should be designated as playgrounds The 20 m p h speed limit is in effect all day in city playground zones CONSTRUCTION MANAGER ROGER HEDENSTROM AND NEW OFFICE City builders open office UMIROYAL ZETft Mileage Guaranteed Tires 1 The growth of a community depends largely on all phases of the construction business and the Lethbridge Construc- tion Association has moved to a new location to better serve Southern Alberta says a spokesman for the organization The association will hold an open house today from 4 to 7 p rn at their new head- quarters 122 5th Ave S Walter Moroz chairman of business contractors and public relations for the association said the new headquarters will provide ser vices in co ordmating all trades relating to construc- tion The old office he said was small and services were limited He said the new building has a central office run by a full time manager who co or mates all construction plans nd bulletins The manager :oger Hedenstrom also acts as a liaison officer to the provincial construction association in Edmonton and the Canadian construction association in Ottawa There are also six up-to- PENNER'S PLUMBING SpeC'al'Z'ng m Work Wate- Heaters Basemen! 1209 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-4121 date private plan rooms where one can study building plans without being dis- turbed Mr Moroz said When a contractor comes to Lethbridge he said, and brings proposed development plans to the associations headquarters announcements are made in weekly bulletins which go to all trades in the city including electricians, plumbers brick layers carpenters and people in all other areas of construction 'They (the trade workers) come to the association s headquarters and study the plans and make their Mr Moroz said He also said there is a general board room at the headquarters which is available to local business groups for a fee The Lethbndge Construc- tion Association moved to their new location at the end of August and have been in operation there since The open house today, Mr Moroz explained was to give local people an opportunity to see the facilities now available Second man committed in television theft ACCIDENT Witnesses WANTED! A 23 year old Lethbndge man Wednesday became the second of four city men to be committed for trial in connec- tion with the theft of almost S20 000 worth of television sets in August and September About 40 television sets were reported stolen from Acme TV Baker Appliances and Southern Alberta Co-op Michael Duane Emard was committed for trial on a charge of possession of stolen property during the second of a preliminary hearing in provincial court Two other charges against Emard break enter and theft and conspiracy to break enter and commit an indictable offence were dropped The hearing was to continue afternoon but some witnesses who were to testifv in the cases of Lucian ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC ScfcmrtzMi S Phone 328-4096 COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 Pizzingnlli and Frederick James Jaworsky. both charg ed with possession of stolen property, were not available The preliminary hearing was adjourned until Dec 6 The first man to be com- mitted for trial Tuesday was Felluccis Potocnjak charged with possession of stolen propertv A fifth man, Leonard Fink, pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of stolen property and was sentenced Wednesday mor- ning Conspiracy charges against Potocnjak Jaworskv and Pi7zingnlli were also dropped The crown presented six witnesses in the hearing of Emard One testified he bought a television set from Leonard Fink two witnesses told the court they bought TV s from Emard alone while two others said they bought TV sets from Emard and Fink The sixth witness Larry ipond testified he didn t buy a television but that Emard Finn and another man asked if could store a television set in his house But when Mr Vipond was questioned by defence counsel he stated he could not recall who brought the television into his house Manhn Jones 121 Rideau Court testified that one night m September Khc couldn t recall the date) Emard and Pink ram" to her door and asked if she wanted to buv a television sot She ssid she purchased the TV for 1he balance to be paid later Mr Himsl will give further study to all the safety problems mentioned and report back to the board at a future meeting The Catholic Central High School cafeteria proposal was presented directly to Educa- tion Minister Lou Hyndman in Edmonton earlier this month, the trustees revealed Wednesday The whole board met with the minister when in Ed- monton for the annual trustees convention He asked the board to send a letter outlining the need for a cafeteria at CCH directly to him so he could personally at- tend to the request The high school now does not have a cafeteria or lunch room facilities Hearing and speech screen- ing tests have been ad- ministered to all Grade 1 students attending the separate schools and 55 school age children in the separate system are under treatment or review The information was includ- ed in a report to the separate school board on the speech therapy program in separate schools The therapy program is operated by the city health unit on a bi monthly basis Payment alternative is punching third well By D'ARCY RICKARD Herald District Editor CLARESHOLM Detmer Detmers and Gernt Williamson of the Fort Macleod Water Haulers' Association told the Willow Creek Municipal council Wednesday the association might as well dig its own well as pay to take over the well the MD drilled to solve the dispute between Fort Macleod rancher Jane Whip- pie and the association 18 months ago "For we can drill a new well with money to said Mr Detmers They told council the water haulers have raised and are still short to pay the MD its well expenses and take over the well They want the MD to reduce its price but councillors said they have already cut more than out of the original deal About 50 people have contributed 'the rest are said Mr Detmers, explaining it is dif- ficult to raise money The Pearce area has not yet been canvassed Reeve George Whitehead reminded them they had agreed to pay the MD ex penses incurred in drilling the well Drilling the new well cost about it cost to have Underwood, McLellan and Associates test it The MD agreed to pay one third of the cost, but not more than 800, to fix Mrs Whipple's well There was a Calgary Power bill of Lawyer s fees for the original expropriation plan, never carried out by the MD, were and an appraisal cost Mr Detmers said the water haulers "want us to try mak ing a deal about that (for Underwood, McLellan) City Scene USC director here Friday Dr Lotta Hitschmanova, executive director of the Unitarian Service Committee, will visit Lethbndge Friday to renew contacts with local USC representatives Further information on Dr Hitschmanova's visits, or USC projects for 1975 may be obtained from Lethbndge USC representative Mrs G R Robins, 327-2758 USC contributions are accepted at the main branch of the Bank of Montreal of USC offices 56 Sparks Street, Ottawa, KIP 5B1 Grit Taylor visiting South Nick Taylor Alberta Liberal Leader Friday will address a Lethbndge luncheon meeting Mr Taylor will also hold a press conference to discuss his party's position for the next provincial election The public luncheon is being held at Encksen s Restaurant at noon The press conference is scheduled for 1 30 p m Mr Taylor is in the South to attend the second of four regional policy conferences, this one in Medicine Hat on Satur- day The conference will discuss Mr Taylor s "Alberta Option an alternative to present government policies for industrializa- tion of Alberta Man pleads guilty to theft They also refused to pay any part of the to fix Mrs Whipple's well Other costs were halved by the MD Thev asked that "everybody who pays into it gets water" but Coun John Housenga said this wouldn't work You will be back here fighting in two he said That is a public well said Reeve Whitehead Secretary treasurer Ruben Hartfelder said the MD still hasn't heard from the depart- ment of the environment on the water haulers proposal of last August Then they asked the government to be allowed to take over the well and have the interim licence remain with the MD The water haulers asked that no meter be installed Said Mr Detmers "There is a lot of hard feelings in our country The neighbors are starting to squabble Part of the trouble, he ex- plained is that people feel Mrs Whipple got a new well and many improvements out of the deal with the provincial government and the water haulers are getting bills to pay He said the water haulers have been defeated at every turn Now the water haulers 'will have to borrow money or you have to come up with a more reasonable deal Or put a meter on, countered Coun Housenga No way we want the meter on, said Mr Detmers Everybody is against that They were told Environ ment Minister Bill Yurko has informed the MD there are no grants available to help pay the water haulers bills in this regard FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-6565 ESP FOX, COM FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG A Lethbndge man out on parole pleaded guilty in provincial court Wednesday to a charge of theft under and was remanded in custody for one week for sentencing Court was told Gary Steven Grant 20. 1720 2nd Ave N took a transmission from Marshall Auto Wreckers Ltd 308 2nd St S where he worked, and gave it to a friend He asked the friend to take the transmission to the accused s residence The friend later contacted Lethbndge city police Helmut Geworsky 19 of Suite No 3. 1814 10th Ave S who pleaded guilty in October to trespassing at night, was fined and placed on one vear s probation Geworsky was charged after a man banged on the doors and windows of a Lethbndge home in September BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SALES AND INSTALLATIONS By DON 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