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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta _____ Wodnoitlay, November 17, 1971 _ THE ICtHBRIDGC HERAID 9 Holiday New businesses opening in mall Thousand'; of dollars have been spent in renovating the commercial area of Holiday Village and more is to be spent on the mall in preparation for the May coening of the Holiday Thursday marks the ofiieial opening of some new businesses m Holiday Village. Starting at the south end o! the mall, where A and W used to be, is the city's first ven grocery store. Occupying square feel, the new store will likely be open next week. Hours will be from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day of the year. Glass doors for a huge re- frigerator prevented the store from opening Thursday. Mana- ger is George Mayer. Two more stores now are un- der const rucl ion in I he city. North of the grocery store is another new business, the Holi- day Barber Salon. The two- chair salon is operated by An- drew Tollin. Next is Mildred Skrove Hair Fashions which still is being renovated. S-T-R-E-T-C-H and Sew Fab- rics, operated by Maxine Skiba, is fairly new to Holiday Village and offers a wide variety of yard goods plus sewing classes. Psrsons Hardware, in its same spot for several years, is slated for some renovations. The Bank of Nova Scotia to the north has expanded its premises and renovated at a cost o! Tamblyn Drugs, also in its same location for several years, will have some renovations made in the future. The Gift Gallery, operated by Bill and Flora Mathias since April, has been renovated and Iwsides a huge display of gift items, offers post office ser- vices. Another new addition to the Holiday Village mall is Holi- day Flowers Ltd., owned by Jerry Martin, which offers flow- ers for every occasion. Shops for men's wear and women's wear are to open in the mall later, adjacent to the Holiday Village office and plans are to have a travel agency and car rental agency eventual- ly located in the same general area, said Art Batty, developer. At Ihe extreme north end of the mall, of course, is where the Holiday Inn is going up. Large peep holes are provided in the mall so shoppers can observe the progress of the ho- tel. The Glendale Bowl, adjacent to the hotel, is nearing com- pletion. Extensive renovations to the mall proper are scheduled to start Dec. 1. Total cost of re- developing the property is ex- pected to come to million, Mr. Batty said. Studios battle for survival By I30II THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (API In i heir search for survival, Holly- wood's film studios are looking to real estate for much-needed revenue JIosl big studios were started a half-century ago, when Los Angeles land was dirt cheap. Values have greatly increased, and now the film lots represent some of the choicest parcels in the metropolitan area. Since studio facilities are not needed as much as cash, some companies arc of a mind to sell or develop their properties. The film community was shocked recently to learn of an agreement by which Columbia would sell its ll'i-aere studio and location ranch and move in with Warner Bros. The urgency of the economy was un- derscored when Columbia's an- nual report was released: A loss of million. Paramount also sought to share quarters with a rival and has been negotiating with both t'nivcrsal and 20th Century-Fox. The talks were dropped and Paramount will seek other de- vices. A year ago. the 52-acre Para- mount lot. which includes the former RKO studio, changed status. It now is a separate company, half owned by Para- mount's parent firm, Gulf and j Western, and half by an Italian real estate developer, Xocicta Generate Immobiliare. Para- mount rents space on the lot, along with other producers. MGM has sold its nearby 68- acre Lot 3. mainly outdoor loca- tions, to Levitt and Sons for million. It will become a hous- ing and shopping area. The ad- jacent Lot 2. about the same i size, is also up for sale. MGM expects to retain most of the 41-acre main lot. 20th Century-Fox was the pi- oneer in real estate develop- i ment, selling its 300 acres nine years ago for development by the Aluminum Corp. of Amer- ica. The studio retained 76 acres for its own operations on a 90- year lease. Fox now is getting j into development on its own i leased land. First project is a high-rise office building. Communications test in Arctic By STL'AItT LAKE OTTAWA (CP) Beginning nexl month, Eskimos in the Keewatin settlement of Ran- kin Inlet will be able to pick up tiieir telephones, dial 0 and broadcast a radio mes- sage to the entire settlement. The experiment, in Arctic communications, the idea of Bell Canada researcher E. P. i Paddy I Gardiner of Ottawa, has the backing of Ihe North- west Territories government, the communications depart- ment and the CBC. Mr. (iardiner, in an inter- view Wednesday, said be has no idea of how Ihe Kskimos will use the facility. "It could be a great he admits. LICENCE XKicnr.n Because Ihe experiment uses a radio frequency, a lic- ence i.s needed from the Cana- dian Radio-Television Com- mission. This is e.xpectod to hr issued when I ho nicrl.s in RcgiiKi (Id. III. Persons who want In keep their telephone conversations private will be able to do so as before. But those who want to lake part in a community conver- sation merely dial 0 and they arc on the air. Anybody who wants to hear the conversa- lions merely tunes in as they would a radio station. Four persons can dial into the system at one time, leav- ing six other lines open for regular telephone traffic. In a departure from usual programs introduced by gov- ernments, the system will be placed under the control of the predominantly Eskimo community council. It will be up to council lo crack down if there are abus- hogging the radio time or using it for purely sel- fish reasons. Mr. Gardiner has hopes that bis system can be used in other remote areas nf Canada north and south. But "results are totally un- he says, and it could be a year before the score is in. Bees kill two JAKARTA (API Align bees killed two persons and in- jured 13 others in the West Java dislrict of Tjamis, the news- paper Kompas reported Wednesday. It said woodcullf-rs felled a tree in which the bees had made Iheir hive. ROOMS WITH VIEWS Are enjoyed by residents of a Hong Kong apartment complex studded wilh jutting balconies. But Ihe view is mostly of other rooms with views. lied China creates UN triangle By STKI'IIEN SCOTT UNITED NATIONS (CP) The arrival of the Communist Chinese here probably will speed up a process of erosion that has been evident for the last few years in which it is rapidly becoming difficult to consider issues purely in an East-West context Not many years ago almost any issue before the United Nations or any other interna- tional forum was between the United Stales and the Soviet Union, with their allies approv- ing what the super powers de- cided. Even this fall, at the opening j of the General Assembly, the i United Slates was talking along j the lines of the settlement of the world's major problems by the Soviet Union and the United States. The Americans were talking realistically to a degree. In such areas as disarmament, the two powers got together to reach an agreement and the rest of the world "'as invited to accept this agreement. But on lesser issues, erosion has been evident for years. The talk was nol East-West. There also North-South the developed opposed to the i Tile super powers could not al- ways count on their allies on all matters. Blocs had started the process of disintegration. TALK OF BLOCS There still is talk here of the Afro-Asian bloc, the Americans, the Western Western Europe, Canada, the United States, Australia New Zealand and the bloc. But these descriptions have lost much of their meaning. The Afro-Asians are Epart, even over such an emo- tional issue as apartheid South Africa. Some are talking dialogue with South Africa. To others this remains anathema. In the India-Pakistan dispute there is the strange combina- tion of China and the United States regarded as supporters of Pakistan and the Soviet Union supporting India. In Latin America, some conn- are becoming more leftist .Market heads in the nationalistic and becoming 10 countries, can- away from what be expected to support the "western" Stales on all issues. TOO For some years, the U.S. Europe and Britain, j been unable to count on not slowlv together as Ihe ada to support its ies on European Common Koniama's break from Soviet dominance IL" veil IK not so well known of tlR' feelins rcsliveness of olh LiAini (lIuHli-lttl er Kastern European latin, icp, Ford Motor Co. of Canada Ltd. declared today an extra divi-c den of SI a share in addition to bouel the regular 50-cent along comes China, creating a triangle on the iterna-liona! .scene, with the angles being formed by China, the Soviet Union and the United j payment, payable Dec. Iri to have shareholders of record Nov. ha.i made it clear that }B-. i Ford's latest financial report :alling showed profii of Srjfi million or emo- 1 a share for the is in nobody's comer. It can be expected to side here with nationalism and lef- id in rieans to Sept. .'10, up from million or a share a year and thus increasing the cleavage in various blocs. This may become most ap- in what the "Soviet thinks about issues. ispute is almost ecstatic about the arrival of the Chi- The silver spider which Jives i ne.se. The Chinese are on rec- in the water but must breathe i nrd as being unalterably op- air builds a smig diving bell of' posed to .such actions as HIP vegetable fibres which it stocks! Soviet invasion of Czechoslova- wilii air bubbles. j kia in Place Your Phone 3289291 r CLIP THIS i Bring it with you when you visit the and drop I it in the draw barrel for o valuable drawn lor on Saturday. Nov. 5 Nonifi 1 1 1 Phone J 7-1] STORES HOLIDAY FLOWERS (FORMERLY SHOPPERS' WORLD) STRETCH AND SEW HOLIDAY BARBER SALON AND COMPLETE RENOVATIONS TO THE BANK of NOVA SCOTIA, MILDRED SHROVE HAIR FASHIONS, AND THE GIFT GALLERY. These new stores are now open and ready for the open- Ing of Holiday Inn. Stop and shop and view thru the portholes in the mall to see the construction of Holiday Inn to open around May 1. HOLIDAY VILLAGE LTD. ;