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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta TRAVELLING TO EUROPE BY CHARTER? Conlacf BUTTE TRAVEL for their selection of British and European Tours For reservations and information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE 1271 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-3201 or 328-8184 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Letltbridtje Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, November 19, 1970 PAGES 17 TO 32 PLANNING A PARTY? SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE wSpy i_ (Special Prices on Bulk Ordert) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Peigan Indians return chief during record voter turnout Maurice McDougall, 62, was elected to his third consecutive term as head chief of the Peigan Indian Tribe at elections held on the reserve Wednesday. A record 62 per cent of the eligible voters showed their support for Chief McDougall by casting 143 votes in his fa- vor. Three other candidates for head chief were: Leonard Little Mustache, a former councillor, with 91 votes; Clark Yel-lowhorn, 58; and Wallace Yellow Face, 15. Two candidates for head chief who withdrew their names were Hart well North Peigan and Arnold Smith, who PEIGAN CHIEF MAURICE MeDOUGALL New nursing home approvedr4>yL-MP? A 150 - bed nursing home at 1511 15th Ave. N. was approved by the Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday. The commission considered the possible tabling of the application in order to give further study to long - range plans for expansion to the proposed Street lights now. operating Street lights on the 13th St. median between the subway and 2nd Ave. A N. are now in operation. The old lights on the side of the street are to be taken down. flCLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. _PHONE 327-2822 home, but it was decided as these would likely not take place for several years the preS' ent plans could be approved. The home is to be built by the Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospi tal and Nursing Home District No. 5 at an estimated cost of $1.2 million. It will be a two - storey structure with 75 beds on each floor. Construction will get under way after tenders have been called in January. It will operate on the same basis of fee schedules and government assis t a n c e as the homes already in operation. Tabled for further discussion by city planners of the design and parking layout was 30-suite apartment, requested by G. R. McLean. The development is planned for the Scenic Heights subdivision. Also tabled was an application by Ross Hay for a warehouse at 401 33rd St. N. The reasons for the tabling were that no information was available concerning the use for the warehouse and the developer had not yet completed negotiations with the city for purchase of the land. also withdrew his name from the list of 54 candidates running for the band council. The turnout at the polls from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday was about eight per cent greater than in the last election. Of 525 eligible voters, 326 cast ballots. There were only three spoiled ballots. This is the fourth time the Peigans have used the elective method of choosing a chief and council. The first time was in 1963. Ken Yellowborn, band manager, said it took until 2 o'clock this morning to count the ballots. The election was conducted entirely by the Peigans without outside help. Two polling stations were set up in the community hall at Brocket and the election was conducted by secret ballot. There were more women voters than men this election, Mr. Yellowhorn said. Wednesday will also be remembered as the election with the greatest number of councillor candidates. Campaigning started1 with 54 candidates seeking 12 seats. Eleven eventually withdrew leaving 43 in the ruuiing. The council table will be graced for the next two years by a woman, Mrs. Joseph (Agnes) Smith. There were no women on the last council. The re-elected chief and council are to be sworn into office today. Terms for the chief and council are for two years. In the council elections Julius English polled 159 votes, followed by Henry Potts with 122, incumbent Andrew Provost 101, incumbent Tony Strikes With a Gun 99, incumbent Walter Bastein 95, Donat Stump 89, incumbent Paul Smith 88, Edward Yellowhorn 76, incumbent Charles Provost j Jr. 75, Nelson Sma-il Legs Sr. and Mrs. Joseph Smith 71, and j incumbent Charles Grier 67. The head chief and councillors represent 1,469 residents of the Peigan Indian Reserve near Fort Macleod. In the meantime, elections ^^^od^Mian^Reserve for a head chief and 12 councillors. The Blood Indian Reserve has about 4,500 residents. Results will be known Friday. CHRISTMAS WILL SOON BE HERE SHOP NOW FOR ALL YOUR AUTOMOTIVE CHRISTMAS GIFTS Vanity Mirrors Seat Covers Tachometers Floor Mats Pinstriping Tape SKI RACKS TO FIT AIL CARS INTERIOR CAR WARMERS Midland Auto Supply LIMITED 421 5th Street S. Phone 327-4951 Auto Accessory Shop of ihe South STEEkING WHEEL COVERS Continental canine capers at Gards ton A German short hair pointer dog, which doesn't speak  English, and obviously belongs to a French owner, turned up recently in Card-ston. Ray Campbell, pound operator at Cardston, said he first tumbled to the idea the dog must have a French owner when the word "chien" (French for dog) was stamped on the 1967 dog licence tag No. 288. The name on the tag, which he wasn't sure was the name of the dog or the town the owner might live in, is Rosemere. A check in a railway directory shows a town of Rose-mere, Quebec, population about 5,000. A contact is being made to try and locate the dog's owner. Mr. Campbell says the dog is "real sharp." He wonders it the owner lost it, or the dog just decided to take an extended holiday in the West. PART OF $10 MILLION RUN-The Lethbridge public stockyards is one of several sales yards in southern Alberta now pushing through more than $10 million worth of calves in the annual fall nun. Each fall, between October and December, some 120,000 calves from the rangelands of southern Alberta are rounded up and sold. Most of them are shipped east to the corn-belt area of Ontario to be fed for market. Main shipping points in the south are at Fort Macleod, Pincher Creek, Park Bend, Pakowki, Cardston, Lethbridge, Taber, Stavely, Brooks, Walsh and Medicine Hat. Photo by Elwood Ferguson Include irrigation districts Further sewage cost sharinj sugges It has been suggested that some south Alberta irrigation districts pay part of the costs of installing the Lethbridge secondary sewage treatment plant. Jack L a k i e, Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce council member told the regular council meeting Wednesday that dams upstream from Lethbridge divert water from the river decreasing the flow for Green light given local developer A ministerial order authorizing Lethbridge developer Hol-ger Frandsen to proceed with construction of 16 low-cost experimental housing units in the east Lakeview areas has been received. Alderman C. W. Chichester, who has been instrumental in bringing the scheme to fruition, told Wednesday's meeting Four months for Haffmans Edward Vincent Haffmans, 22, of Springfield, Mass., received a four-month jail term when he pleaded guilty in magistrate's court in Cardston Wednesday to possesion of marijuana. An original charge of possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking was dropped because of insufficient evidence. Twenty pounds of marijuana were seized when RCMP arrested Haffmans and another American Sept. 29 near Car-way. Charges were dropped against the other person travelling with Haffmans, and he was subsequently deported back to the U.S. of the Municipal Palnning Commission Fred Colborne, Alberta minister of municipal affairs, had given the go ahead for the last of three local low-cost projects and only registration of the land remained before construction could begin. Mr. Frandsen has Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation approval for . mortgage funds for 16 semi-detached units at 1413 Lakemount Blvd. Recently approved projects by Nu-Mode Homes Ltd. and Engineered Homes Ltd. bring the total number of units to 72. Price of the low-cost units is about $14,000, with monthly payments amounting to $97 a month. They are to be sold to persons with salaries in the 4,600 to $5,000 range and applications are screened by CMHC. many months, which in turn decreases the amount of effluents that can be discharged into the river to meet the standards set by the provincial department of health. He said the lack of flow in the river is one of the determining factors for the unusual high cost of the secondary sewage plant now under construction. "With a population of about 40,000, Lethbridge will have tp pay $4.6 million for its secondary sewage plant while Calgary, with a population of about 10 times that of Lethbridge paid only $10 million," he said. Fire bylaw A fire bylaw for Lethbridge may be ready for consideration by city council next month. Tom Nutting, city manager, is currently reviewing the various aspects of the proposed bylaw and evaluating their feasibility. Mr. Nutting said he was looking at such things as the impact new building regulations might have on the costs of construction. Enforcement of the bylaw would also have to be worked out, he said. One section which has been proposed for the bylaw would make illegal setting off or purchasing fireworks without the posting of a bond to cover possible damages. $ THE 71/1 x t k inc LETHBRIDGE-1621 3rd Ave. S. 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