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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, November 18, 1974 City Scene Passenger injured in crash A collision between an eastbound car and northbound car at 20th Street and 19th Avenue South Sunday at 1 05 a m resulted in 450 damage and one minor injury The alleged driver of the eastbound car Darrell Joevenazzo, 16, 1134 12th St A S has been charged with failing to yield the right of way The driver of the northbound car was John Wildman, 18, 2202 19th Ave S police said A passenger in the Wildman car, Darwin Romanchuk, 19, 2618 21st Ave S was taken to St Michael's Hospital with a bumped head He was treated and released Following the initial collision, the Wildman car went over a boulevard and struck a fence belonging to Jack Gorne, 200119th Ave S causing damage Editor to discuss violence The editor of Canadian Forum and the Canadian Historical Review is to discuss violence in Canadian history at the Univer- sitv of Lethbndge Wednesday Michael Cross, associate professor of history at the Univer- sity of Toronto, has a viewpoint that is slightly different than those who think Canada s history has been violence-free There is no charge for admission to the public lecture in Room E-690 Music recital Tuesday evening The Lethbndge branch of the Registered Music Teachers Association will sponsor a student recital Tuesday at 7 30 p m in St Augustine s Parish Hall, as part of Canada Music Week Students who received first class honors in the Royal Conser- vatory of Toronto and Western Board examinations during the winter and summer sessions will be given awards at the recital Tape recorder reported taken A cassette tape recorder was reported stolen on the weekend following a break-in at United Motors sales office, 302 3rd Ave S Lethbndge city police say entry was gained by breaking a plate glass window out of the front door of the office Pot turned out to be spice A preliminary hearing for an 18 year-old Lethbndge man, charged Aug 20 with trafficking in marijuana, has been ad- journed until Jan 17 because an analysis of the substance seized showed it was not marijuana The original charge of trafficking against Gary Gold, 301 Spanish Village, was dropped and a new charge was read in Provincial Judge A H Elford s court Gold will appear in court Jan to answer to a charge of unlawfully trafficking m a substance represented to be mari- juana One RCMP officer said after the hearing was adjourned the substance analysed was mainly a spice, sweet basil Almost 100 attend opening Nearly 100 persons attended the opening of the roadside lookout on Highway 3 northwest of Lethbndge Sun- day Former lieutenant gover- nor Grant MacEwan of ficiated at the ceremony which saw three markers un veiled at a point overlooking West Bend 100 Cup AUTOMATIC COFFEE MAKER Glass coffee gauge Serve light Polished aluminum 2-way faucet Priced at 59 95 Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN an ancient oxbow of the Oldman River The markers tell viewers something of the land, the history, the inhabitants and the weather of Southern Alberta Mr MacEwan paid tribute to Tom Kirkham, a data processing division manager with the City of Calgary, for the work the Lethbndge native had done to see the viewpoint established Mr Kirkman attended the opening and told those assembled he s spent eight years encouraging govern- ment and other officials to build the lookout The son of Stanley Kirkham, the founder of the Lethbndge Historical Society, Mr Kirkham said the viewpoint overlooks the site of old Fort Kipp and is where the last In- dian battle in the South had its beginnings The viewpoint is the first built in the province under the auspices of the Sites Service, a branch of the department of culture, vouth and recreation ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC S Phone 328-4095 ALL PRESCRIPTIONS MUST BE CAREFULLY CHECKED A pharmacist first studies every prescrip- tion before compounding The dosage is checked for safety We make certain we know exactly what your physician wants If we are in doubt we call the physician for more inform- ation Then you get your prescription quickly That is why most new prescriptions can- not safely be ordered by mail You would lose too much time and this personal checking between the ohysician and pharmacist f com- pounded m distant state far from your phys- ician George and Rod DO DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN RODNEY 401 5th Si S Fteft Delivery Call 327 3364 GEORGE Medical B'dg 601 Sth Ave S Call 328 6133 Detectors may warn sleeping fire victims A smoke detector could save a life in the event of a late night residential fire, ac- cording to the Lethbndge Fire Department More often than not, fatal house fires occur at night, stealing up on sleeping vic- tims and suffocating them before they awaken Smoke detectors, which sniff out the slightest trace of smoke and raise a loud alarm are marketed locally by several firms Though firemen agree the detectors offer valuable protection, not even they use them 100 per cent Although there is a need for smoke detectors in residences, the average person just can't afford them, says Jim McKenna, deputy chief of the Lethbndge fire department Jim McKenna says only about six of the approximately 80 firemen in the department have smoke detectors in their homes Most firemen don't have them because they can't afford them The Herald found four types of smoke detectors on the market in Lethbndge They ranged in price from 95 to Usually one smoke detector is all that's required per house if all the bedrooms are in the same general area, according to Mr McKenna However, if a home has DETECTOR 'DEAFENS' JOHN KOMETZ bedrooms, say in the base- ment and on the second floor, there should be a detector on both floors by the bedrooms Smoke detectors are either battery or electrically operated Some electrically operated detectors are wired into a home's electrical system while others are plugged in Detectors are placed in the general area of a home's bedrooms and high up on a wall or on the ceiling because smoke rises Ed Kurtz, fire prevention officer, says he prefers the battery operated detectors because unlike the electrical detectors they won't fail if there is an electrical failure Most battery operated detectors have a built in warning device to warn owners when the batteries are low One type emits beeps every half hour for two weeks Doug Kometz, another fire prevention officer, says the risk of people forgetting to change their batteries is almost as high as the risk of an electrical failure Mr McKenna says the most important thing, regardless of what type of detector a person installs, is to keep the detec- tor in good working order Most of the smoke detectors sold in Lethbndge have the Underwriters Laboratory of Canada seal of approval which Mr McKenna says automatically wins them the approval of the Lethbndge Fire Department Lethbndge Electric Ltd, 914 5th Ave N Safety Supply Company, 206 13th St S and Graham Collins, 1105 25th St N carry smoke detectors East Kootenay electors choose leaders, bylaws B> NANCY MILES Special Correspondent CRANBROOK Cranbrook voters approved three money borrowing bylaws Saturday by decisive margins with a 29 per cent voter turnout as British Columbia voters went to the polls for their municipal elec- tions They approved borrowing for a new fire hall 219 to 550, borrowing for a storm sewer construc- tion program by to 422, and for municipal road improvements by to 404 Newcomer Reginald Taylor was elected mayor of Sparwood with 289 votes, defeating incumbent Michael Hydomako, who received 73 votes Louis Ungaro ran se- cond with 226 votes Elected to Cranbrook city council were incumbents Stephen Atchison with Students tested in school plan All Grade 7 students in the separate school system are being tested to determine how they stack up to the Canadian norm in mathematic and language skills The test used is the Cana- dian test of basic skills, which allows schools to compare the level of skills their students have mastered to the standard of skills accomplished by the typical Canadian youngster in the same grade Public school Grade 4 and 6 students were given the same test earlier this fall and scored slightly ahead of the Canadian norm in most areas tested The separate school Grade 7 students have just completed the language skills portion of the test and will soon have PENNER'S PLUMBING 1209- 2nd Avt. S. 327-4121 their mathematics skills tested The results should be com- piled by the end of the year, the superintendent of separate schools said in an interview Fnday Superintendent Ralph Himsl said the emphasis has chang- ed in instruction in the past few years and the tests are be- ing administered to see if the change in emphasis has had an effect on the level of skills the students are mastering The emhasis, he continued, in mathematics and language was changed because educators felt it was impor- tant that students gam an un- derstanding of what they're being taught instead of just memonzmg a way of doing things The test results will give the separate schools one measurement that can be used to determine if their programs need to be altered to meet the concerns of parents THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL COLORFUL GLASS VASE with 3 CARNATIONS MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP votes and Donald Sherhng with 947 votes Newcomer Vera Gloria Andrews won a seat with 890 votes Defeated Anna-Mae Gartside, 572, Robert F Wilson, 621, and Malcolm Killam, 632 Elected to Kimberley city council were incumbents John Daigle, 890, William J Reid, 946 and newcomer Stanley Wilson, 956 votes Defeated was newcomer Barbara Ann Foster, 802 Elected for one year at Kimberley was David Dunbar with 696 votes He defeated Patricia iNovak, who had 606 A total of 31 5 per cent of the electorate cast ballots Newcomers John Hvizdos, 349 votes and Henry Volkman, 407, won seats on the Distnct of Sparwood council as did in- cumbent Robert Thomson, 251 votes Incumbent Joseph Altomare, 203. and newcomer Gordon Macdonnell, 102, went down to defeat Russell Dawluk won a one-year seat with 437 votes to loser Robert Schadhck's 147 votes Two newcomers won seats on the Fernie Council They were, Adrian Kennedy. 648. and August J Boersma. 636 votes Incumbent Cinno Salvador won a seat with 625 votes Defeated were in- cumbents Charles Podrasky, 441. and Richard Yorburgh. 363 Newcomer Rhea DiGeorgio received 114 was defeated Incumbents A S. Etmanski. 140, and Richard Gneve, 156, were returned to the Elkford village council Newcomer R J Spreadbury was defeated with 98 voles A total of 25 6 per cent of the voters cast ballots Winning seats on the Fernie school board were incumbent Jack Pigeon. 489, and new- comer Robert Craig. 635 Defeated was incumbent Evansto Maccarato. 416 Patricia Ann Paroluk won a seat on the Sparwood school board with 428 votes, defeating the other new- comer Bruno Bevilacqua. 157 votes DOUG KOMETZ SETS OFF DETECTOR WITH SMOKE FROM BURNING STRING Chancellor search begins at LJ of L The new chancellor of the University of Lethbndge will be selected by the university senate from two or three nominees chosen by a three committee selection process in time to assume duties in March Chancellor James Oshiro announced his resignation Wednesday, effective March 1 He will have served three years of a four year term The U of L senate named senators Diana Lamer, Greg Hales and Syd Slen as members of its nominating committee for chancellor Saturday The senate appointed com- mittee along with committee appointees of the General Faculties Council and the U of L Alumni Association will prepare a bst of at least two nominees and present them to the senate In explanation of his early resignation, Dr Oshiro said that he "felt in the last six months I could not do many of the things a chancellor should do" because of per- sonal commitments He said a chancellor should attend functions in and outside of Lethbndge because it is im- portant to the U of L to do so Dr Oshiro expressed regret with having to resign before the conclusion of his four year term but suggested the role (of chancellor) could be better filled by someone else The next chancellor will also be Appointed for a four year term Small centres may lose crop insurance sales About 120 private insurance agents in small Alberta centres will lose income from government insurance sales with the centralization of operations of the Alberta Hail and Crop Corporation, says Ray Speaker, Socred MLA for Little Bow Mr Speaker said the change will move the crop insurance program away from com- missioned agents to offices of municipal districts and coun- ties It will remove small businesses from small com- munities, he said He said plans call for a person to be hired full time for each municipal office to Motorcyclist satisfactory A 15 year old Lethbndge vouth is in satisfactory condi- tion in St Michael's hospital following a motorcycle car accident Thursday at 8 4b p m at Mayor Magrath Drive and !0th Avenue South Kim Robin Kirkpatrick 2925 llth Ave S, was the driver of the motorcycle that was in collision with a car driven by Dams Ray Sturte- vant of Lethbndge answer questions farmers have about their insurance and then to hire insurance salesmen on a per diem basis when needed Mr Speaker criticized the move as being in opposition to the provincial government's push to decentralize govern- ment services This will do away with private enterprise, incomes from small towns and move the program to large trading areas like Taber and Lethbndge he said Mr Speaker said there is no evidence that the change in operation of the program will mean any financial savings to the corporation It will mean an ad- ministrative convenience for the corporation at the expense of the farmer, he said Mr Speaker said three in- surance agents in his con- stituency are being affected b> the change It would be different if com- plaints had been received about the service being provided by the insurance agents but there have been none, he said, asking "why take this income away from the agents and this service away from the farmers7" Coaldale man injured in car crash A Coaldale district man received facial cuts and a possible fractured nose after the car he was driving left a gravel road Saturday two miles east of Caldale and overturned in a ditch Walter Huff. 50. the lone oc- cupant of the car, was taken to Municipal Hospital where he was treated and released No damage estimate was available Certified Denial Mechanic CUFFBLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG Lower PHONE 327-2822 FOX DENTURE CLINIC ESI 1922 PHONE 327-6565 ESP FOX, C O.M FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 2C4 MEDICAL DENTAL 8LDG 4th Avenuo ana 7th Street South HAIG CLINIC is pleased to announce DR. 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