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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE IETHBRIDGE HSRAID Friday, Novorober 20, ge artist featured The opening concert of the Lcthbridgo Symphony Associa- tion's 1970-71 season wilt fea- ture three guest artists, in- cluding soprano Katie Jolmson. The concert, to be given Dec. 7 at the Yates Memorial Cen- tre, will comprise numbers by the chorus in one half and teacher Anne Campbell, she won four awards in at fes- tivals in Britain during an overseas singing tour by the Anne Campbell Singers. Also scheduled for the con- cert are two ducts by Mis Thompson and Mrs. Eve- lyn Mills, both members of the mphony chorus. Tickets for the series ore available at Leister's Music I Stoic. About 150 of a maximum 500 tickets have been sold alreacK. KATIE JOHNSON works by the orchestra In the second. Miss Johnson, 20, is current- ly completing her second year of the University of Calgary's bachelor of music program. _ A former member of choirs directed by Lethbridge music University fetes retired governors A Governors' Banquet was held Thursday evening by the University of Lethbridge in honor of seven retired mem- bers of the university board1 of governors. The men were addressed briefly by U of L President Dr. Sara Smith, and presented with mounted scrolls designed by the university graphics depart- ment. Board Chairman Dr. Nell Holmes and university vice- president Dr. Bill Beckel were also at the banquet, with most other senior campus officials. The seven retired governors were: Alvin P. Bullock, a mem- ber-at-larga in 1967 to IMS; Dr. John Hamilton, General Fac- ulties Council representative for to 1970, now on sab- batical leave; Paul Matisz, a member-at- large in 1967 to 196; Leon Wright, also member-at-large in 1967 to 1969; Leon Wright, also member-at-large in 1967 to 1969; Eon McKae, a students' society representative for 1967 to 1969; LaMont Nielson, stu- dents' society representative for 1968 to 1970; and Garth Henyk, students' society representative far 1968 to 1969, now working in Zambia with Canadian Univer- sity Services Overseas. Family Y annual meeting The annual meeting of the Lethbridge Family Y will be held Wednesday in the all-pur- pose room of the Y building at p.m. C. L. Usher, deputy minister of the Alberta department of youth will be featured speaker. Sewage meet with, cabinet s Lelhbridge Mayor Andy An- derson said Thursday a meet ing with the provincial cabinet will be held in January, though ho definite date had jet been set. Mayor Anderson, just re- turned from a trip to Edmon- ton, said it had not been ar ranged with Premier Harry Strom -whether the meeting to discuss secondary sewage fi- nancing would be with the cabi net or a cabinet committee. The delegation from the city will include representatives from city council, industry and perhaps a private citizen. Mayor Anderson reiterated his concern that ordinary citizens be represented in person or tlirough briefs. A meeting had also been held, he said, with Al Stubbs, Alberta regional director of the department of regional econo- mic expansion, concerning an infrastructure grant to help pay the cost of the sewage facilities. Mr. Stubbs indicated a grant might be forthcoming if the city could show that new indus- try locating in Lethbridge under the regional development incen- tives program had created un- usual demands on the city's sewage facilities. No decision had yet besn reached, the mayor said, on whether to apply for a grant; the meeting had been held only to gather information that could be passed to the council in- dustry committee that is pre- paring a brief to the cabinet. r v'- Appeal deadline extended The Lethbridge United Ap- peal campaign, currently about short of its ob- jective, is setting Nov. 30 as a new deadline for return of donations. The original deadline was Oct. 31. Harry Cox, chairman of the campaign, said about 15 kits have not been turned in and officials hope returns will be completed before the Christ- mas season. The .campaign started Sept. 14 and so far is following the pattern of the 1969 event. Last year the United Appeal fell short of its objective, but Mr. Cox said "we're doing pretty well this year." ALUMINUM SCREEN AND STORM WINDOWS and DOORS FREE FESTIMATES JONES ROOFING Phone 328-5745 lethbridge ALL CHRISTMA 6 ONLY-6' SCOTCH PINE CHRISTMAS TREES EACH 12.95 OFFI CIAL SOD TURNING The sod was officially turned Thursday to mark the start of a major expansion of the tourist information hut operated by the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta near the Sicks' lethbridge Brewery garden. C. W. Chichester, president of the association and chairman of the board of directors, does the honors with a teaspoon while manager Frank Smith tries to thaw the ground with a match. The expansion will add a 12-foot extension to the 20 by 16 foot hut, a front porch and a cistern water system for uss in the winter. Space is needed for storage and to accommodate another staff member. The hut now is extreme- ly crowded. ______ miners' benefits seen in coal industry growth Fall cattle show Anderson bulls win Bulls from the Moyle Ander- son herd of Wrentham look bolh the grand champion and reserve Hereford awards at (ho ?0lh annual fall purebred cat- tle show and sale at Lcth- bridge. The event started Thursday and concludes today with the judging of Aberdeen Angus cat- tle and the sale of both breeds totalling some 165 head. There are about 40 Angus and 125 Herefords. The grand champion female Hereford was from the herd of Hans Ulrlch of Claresholm and the reserve champion female from George Hay 01 Nanton. The Anderson bulls earlier in the show, were judged senior and reserve senior champion. The reserve junior champion bull was from Uneeda Ranch- es, High River and the reserve junior from Doenz Ranches, Warner. Prior to the start of the regu- ar cattle show, five 4-H clubs from southern Alberta held a beef breeding show. The show had 20 yearling heifers from projects designed to encourage cattle herd build- ing by the youthful 4-H mem- bers. Susan Hamling of Uic Warner 4-H beet club showed the grand Seminar Monday Dr. John Crowley, of the Uni- versity of Montana, will pre. sent an informal seminar Mon- day at the University of Leth- brHge, concerning the Geo- graphy of Ecosystems, which are the building blocks of Earth's rife-cycles. His address, at p.m. In Room 213 of the Science Build- ing, is part of the geography department's seminar series. At p.m. Monday, Dr. Crowley will speak on Ranch- ing In The Rocky Mountains. Everyone is invited to attend both meetings. Preparing hill scene Sicks' Lelhbridge Brewery las started to prepare the Christmas scone an the brew- ery hill. Mr. Lakie said the scene will completed the first week of December and lie hopes Leth- jridge citizens will take ad- vantage of the viewpoint to en- joy the lights. Mr. Lakie announced his company has signed a contract lor for painting of the exterior of the brewery. It is company policy to keep the appearance of the buildings up, he said. Alberta's coal mining indus- try is growing and working members and pensioners be- longing to the United Mine Workers of America are going to benefit accordingly, John H. Delaney of Calgary, president of District 18, DMWA, told The Herald during an interview. In the city to explain new programs to TJMWA pensioners at a special meeting in the Miners Library, Mr. Delany said retroactive to July 1, pen- sions are being increased from per month to per month "and there are no off- sets." "This will according to Mr. Delaney, "that the Dec. 15, pension cheque will total which will be made up of retroactive pay and for the Christmas month." A total of 117 UMWA pen- sioners will be affected by the move in the immediate Leth- bridge and district and some pensioners in District 18, which covers Alberta, Sas- katchewan and British Colum- bia. "The no offsets Mr. Delaney said, "that some pen- sioners may be holding down full or part-time jobs despite the fact that they are retired, or they may be collecting old age security benefits. "There will be no reduction in UMWA pension benefits re- gardless of whatever other in- come pensioners might have." As of July 1 of this year, the voluntary retirement age with UMWA pension eligibility was reduced to 62 years from 65, :he president stated. Those re- tiring at 62, receive pensions of per month. Active membership in Dis- trict 18, now stands at about an increase of ROO during the past two years. It is esti- mated that the potential for Dis- trict 18, stands at "with Campbell group to sing Sunday The Anne Campbell Singers will kick off Canada Music Week Sunday by performing three numbers at the morning service in First Baptist Church. The choir, directed by Leth- bridge music teacher Anne Campbell, will perform two works by Canadian composers ar.d Be Joyful All Ye by Beet- hoven. Soutbrn Alberta Co-operative Assn. Ltd. 1221 2nd Ave. S Phone 327-3777 City teacher iii New York Van Van Ornwn, pal at the lethbridge Col- legiate Institute and a district, representative for the Alberta Teachers' Association, will at- tend the National Conference of Social Studies Teachers o[ Am- erica Iwing held in New York City this weekend. all the new development that Is going on in the coal mining in- dustry at present." Accompanying Mr. Delaney on his visit to Lethbridge and Police crew enjoying Las Vegas Eleven members of the dty police force are expected back tonight from Las Vegas where they spent two days and a night as their reward for being top canvassers in the United Ap- peal fund drive. The one sergeant and 10 con- stables on the team received free accommodation, courtesy of a Las Vegas hotel, and free transportation, courtesy of lo- cal chartered air services. They are not being paid by the police department for their days in Las Vegas but they did receive their pay cheques early. They received a royal wel- come by the Las Vegas police department and gained knowl- edge of gambling operations there which is ex- pected to be of benefit in their Lethbridge work. through the Crovtsnest Pass were Stan Grocutt, secretary- treasurer and Don MacDon- ald, district representative. The three had high praise [or the Lethbridge Miners Li- brary, a facility which they said "would be hard to match anywhere." Assistance over budget The social service assistance portion of 'the city's welfare budget, over-expended in July, is now over the allotment for 1970. Of this figure, 20 per cent or about is the amount paid by the city; the rest is the responsibility of the province. The welfare budget as a whole, however, is still within the estimated figure. This is because alloted for cap- ital and operating costs for a proposed day care centre has not been spent The centre ran Into opposi- tion this summer and has been shelved pending the of z survey, to be done by the pro- vincial government to assess the need for such facilities. The city's social service de- partment went over the budget in July when there was ah un- usually large number of people receiving assistance. The number of welfare recip- ients ordinarily declines in the summer, but this year cities all across Canada reported high figures ami budget prob- lems. A total of 219 persons re- ceived assistance through the city's department, the high- est number so far this year. There has been a steady de- cline since then, with the Oc- iolxir figiu'c standing at 113. It's expected the number will rise again this month with the onslaught of colder weather. Your NEW Authorized Dealer for JEEP TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phono 327-1418 champion heifer. Jim Newton of Del lionita had the reserve champion. Participating clubs were from Readymade, Lethbridge Coaldale, Warner, Milk Biver and Del Bonita. Also another 4-H event Thursday evening was a cloth- ing club rally. Weather pre- vented several clubs from tak- ing part. Janet Russell and Kan-en Boulton of the McNally 4-H clothing club took first and second place respectively in the demonstration entitled For Your Face Only. Ted Polston of the Royal fBank of Canada presented i awards to the demonstration winners. Chamber meet Lethbridge Chamber of Com- merce President Morley Tan- ner will be the featured speak- er at the Colitis Chamber's an- nual meeting tonight. The meeting begins at p.m., followed by a dance. We hove the new BELL and HOWELL SLIDE CUBE PROJECTOR ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS STEREO. PHOTOGRAPHIC. CENTRE 419 5th ST. S. PHONE 328-6922 !N YOUR POCKET When you do your at ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS SAVE! 20% to 50% on WATCHES, CLOCKS, RINGS, JIWELURY, elc.( SAVE! 20% to 30% on RADIOS, LUGGAGE, etc. SAVE! 20% to 30% on Small Appliances -MIXERS, TOASTERS, FRYPANS, SHAVERS, IRONS, etc. NAME BRAND MERCHANDISE AT WHOLESALE PRICES SAVE! UP TO 50% on HAND CUT IEAD CRYSTAL, ORNAMENTS, GIFTWARE, STAINLESS STEEl, SILVERWARE, etc. SAVE EVERYDAY! 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