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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta CHRISTMAS HOCKEY SPECIAL CHICAGO BLACK HAWKS vs VANCOUVER CANUCKS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26lh Return Air Faro, Accommodation, Admission Only For reservations and information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Centro Villaao Phono 328-3201 or 328-8184 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Lcthbtulgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lothbridgc, Alberta, Wednesday, November 25, 1970 PAGES 17 TO 32 ENJOY GREY WITH (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Avo. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M, Drive Ph. 328-7751 ANYONE LOSE A Lethbridge city police can only be made through the serial number on a bike, department has about 70 bikes in its lost and found Sgt. Schweitzer said this is why it Is so important to got a department and would like to get rid of them. Sgt. C. A. Schweitzer, left, and Const. H L. Witfig rummage through the bikes comparing serial numbers. Positive identification bicycle licenced. The licence number will be registered in Montreal at the Central Registrations Bicycle Guild and locally at the police station. Need for drug centre in city studied by mental health group A steering committee is to be organized to investigate the need for a drug information centre and a drug crisis centre in Lethbridge. Thirty-five persons with a variety of Interests In drug abuse and related problems attended a meeting called by the Lethbridge and Region Mental Health Planning Coun- cil Tuesday night. The meeting was scheduled to co-ordinate the efforts of several organizations and in- CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denta! Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 dividuals interested i n drug abuse and disseminating drag information to parents, teach- ers, counsellors and drag users. After Vk hours of discussion it was decided to set up the steering committee to deter- mine what is required. The mental health planning council is to appoint the committee which is to act as a sub-com- mittee of the council. Elaine Thacker, a member of the council, was appointed to the sub committee. Other members to be appointed wi include youths, users, the medical profession and other resource people as required. The meeting generally agreed a major problem is educating adults and youths about the use and misuse of One man in his early 20s died of drug abuse in the city last year. The meeting was told there is a definite drug problem in Lethbridge and an increasing number of persons are being treated for drug complications. They start on one thing, go through the soft drugs and wind up on hard drugs. Heroin has been illegally used in Leth- bridge at an increasing rate for a year now. "To deny there is a drug problem in Lethbridge is liiding your head in the the meeting was told. The use of drugs in Leth- bridge is running on par per capita with any city in Canada, an RCMP spokesman said. Police Chief James Carpen- COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 ter reported that in years the city has seized worth of illegal drugs. In 167 days the drug informa- tion arid crisis centre in Cal- gary answered almost IB- quests for information and help. People in Lethbridge are somewhat lost about where to get information on the subject. Others are nervous about con- tacting authorities, so it was suggested a neutral centre, which would respect con- fidences, might bridge the gap. The steering committee is to investigate the needs and make recommendations to the coun- cil and community regarding possible solutions. Council talks 90 mini about high-rise hotel Jiy HERB JOHNSON Herald City Hall Reporter City council Tuesday spent 1V2 hours discussing a hotel in Shoppers' World and then voted to shelve the matter until Mon- day. More than one alderman voiced his approval when Ald- erman Camm Barnes summed up his opinion of the perform- ance with "I'm wondering what we're doing diddly daddling around." Aid. Barnes said he was dis- gusted with council a bunch of business and profes- sional men standing around looking up at the sky waiting for something to happen." The situation leading up to Aid. Barnes' comments began when Aid. Vera Ferguson ques- tioned the terms of reference of the special meeting, called to discuss a prised hotel in Shoppers' World' couiplex." The agenda iiateiS the meet- ing was to deal with the "pro- posed hotel development in the Shoppers' World complex." Mayor Andy Anderson said as the meeting began there were two items included the second and third readings of the bylaw to close 4th Ave. S. and approval in principle of the hotel complex. Aid. Ferguson said she ob- jected to the inclusion of the bylaw on the agenda. Later in the meeting she quoted a pas- sage from the Municipal Gov- ernment Act stating that no item may be discussed if it is not on the agenda unless all members of council wish it to be discussed. Shortly after this Mayor An- derson asked for a show of hands on putting the bylaw on the agenda for Monday's regu- lar council meeting. Only Aid. Steve Kotch voted against the motion. Earlier Aid. Kotch had re- quested the decision on closing 4th Aye. be delayed until a re- port from the engineering de- partment had been received. Tom Nutting, city manager, said no report had been re- quested from that department. Aid. Kotch said he would like to have an estimate on in- creased traffic flow on 5th and 6th avenues before making a decision. Society officers elected The Lethbridge Historical Society elected Us executive of- ficers for the coming year at a meeting Tuesday. Re-elected president was Alex Johnston, Ray Schuler was reflected vice-president. Sec- Keep Snuq and Warm I fn A Pair Of Borg Lined Hi Cut Snow Boots from Camm's large selection. Choose from glove leathers in 14" and 16" heights in black, dark brown, chocolate and burnt beach Also new Crinkle Patent Wet looks in a complete No wonder Canadian Furriers is famous for fabulous fashion Fun Furs Come See Our Newest Collection. NATURAL MUSKRAT RACCOON LYNX OPPOSUM SPANISH LAMB WOLF FRENCH PONY FOX Sal. 5275 le SHOP LATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. USE OUR VERSATILE BUDGET Is Now Open Featurinq Famous Men's PACKARD SLIPPERS a complete size range. Also ladies' Slip- pers and Handbags. New Low Cut Boots Exactly as illustrated in black or brown nylon with fur trim tops Other styles in Suedes n and leathers. io We Have Simulated Seal SNOW BOOTS For Both Men And Women WHIRLAWAY" by Joyce Exactly as illustrated in Black or Brown. AA and B widths- all sizes. See our wonderful selection of DRESS PUMPS AND SLINGS For The Coming Festive Season Slaters and Lisa Debs In This Season's Most Up To Dale Styles and Leathers Also Dressy Black Patents. For The Children We Carry NYLON SNOWMOBILE BOOTS and Hi Cut 100% Borg Lined WATERPROOF SNOW BOOTS. CAMM'S 9 p.m. 403 5th St. S. SHOES ond vice-president is George Watson, secretary is Janet Girvan and the treasurer is Lucille Dalke. Chris Gibson and Carlton Stewart are two new members elected to the board of direc- tors. Red Crow remanded to Nov. 30 Alphonse Red Crow, 20, of Cardston was remanded until Nov. 30 when he appeared in magistrate's court in Leth- bridge to face charges of non- capital murder and criminal negligence. Red Crow was charged in connection with the Oct. 31 death of his father, Allan Red Crow, 46, in an accident near the Cardston town limits. The mother of the youth, Mary, suf- fered extensive injuries in the same accident. Both were in- jured in a collision with a car driven by their son. Wilderness group meets A "write-in" will be held to- night at the regular meeting of (he Alberta Wilderness Asso- ciation Lethbridge branch. The meeting starts at 8 p.m. in the Gas Company auditori- um, 410 Stafford Drive. Everyone is invited to at- tend with paper and pencils to write to federal MPs, provin- cial MIjAs and other govern- ment officials, concerning the proposed Akamina Kishhicna lark adjacent lo the Watcrton i Laker, National Park. Committee reports and group liscussions complete the neeting's business. Non-mem- >crs are welcome. Aid. C. W. Chichestcr replied i that it was unlikely that anyone j could estimate this before the I complex had actually boon built. Aid. Chichester also asked that more information concern- ing density standards he ob- tained from Art Batty, Uie de- veloper, More approval was given to the project. Mayor Anderson pointed out that Mr. Bully, in his presenta- tion to council Uiat evening, had said Uie density would be 0.11, close to the allowable fig- ure of 0.5 (A 0.5 density ratio means the total floor area is one-half Uie total site area, the allow- able maximum in the zone in which the site is located. Coun- cil earlier had approved the re- zoning from CG to C8. C6 zones have a density standard of 1.0 Mayor dislikes taxation plan but do not allow develop- ment.) Aid. Jim Ander.smi .said thai density was not a concern of council, hut could be dealt with only by the Planning Commission. It was suggested by Aid. Vaughan Ilembroff that if the MFC turned the project down because of density standards the issue would come right back to council for a change in the standards, which council had refused to do this summer for another developer. Bylaw 2S12, lo close 4th Ave. S., will be on the agenda for Monday's meeting. C o u n cil meetings are open lo the public. Mayor Andy Anderson said Wednesday he doesn't favor di- rect municipal taxation of uni- versities at this time. He was commenting on ac- tion taken by the city councils of Saskatoon and Regina which have requested an amendment j of the Saskatchewan muncipal j act to allow such taxation. Regina and Saskatoon are seeking legislation similar to that recently enacted in On- tario which allow a tax of per full-time student to be charged by cities in which the universities are located. :I don't think we can com- plain too much Mayor Anderson said. The federal and provincial government are pay- ing the full bill for the univer- sity's operation. "If we were paying a good deal of the operational costs here the ?2S tax might be a good idea. It would result in a revenue of about It could well come in time but; I don't think this is the time." The mayor said he wasn't speaking for council. Nothing ever specific had been men- tioned along this line and no direct representation has ever been made by the council to the provincial government or the Alberta Urban Municipali- ties Association on this mat- ter. The city now receives a grant in fieu of taxes from most provincial and federal properties in the city. Even- tually, the mayor said, there may have to be some form of taxation on all properties in a municipality. I Annual Family Y meeting tonight The Family Y annual meet- ing will be held tonight at in the Y's all-purpose room. Featured speaker will be C. L. Usher, deputy minister of youth for Alberta. Tickets for the dinner will be available at the door, and everyone is in- vited to attend. CHINOOK NOVEMBER SPECIALS BIC PEN OFFICE SPECIAL Buy 1 dozen Bic 49c Deluxe Fine Point pens get 2 dozen Bic 19c Medium Point Pens free. OO Regular Retail Value 10.44. YOU PAY ONLY ...........................'b? CHINOOK STANDARD STAPLES Buy 3 boxes Staples and receive 1 Stapler Remover FREE........................ Buy 6 boxes Staples and receive 1 Stapler FREE CHINOOK BINDING CASES No. 18 Legal Binding Cases. REG. 1.10. SPECIAL EACH No. 1J Leirer Binding Cases. REG. 98c. SPECIAL EACH...................... 4.35 8.70 ...........790 CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13th St. N. Phone 327-4591 FOR THE NOW LOOK A DOUBLE BREASTED SUIT The shape look accented with stripes. Sizes 35 Short to 46 Tall. 95-00 to 125.00 AT ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL WE CARE HOW YOU LOOK OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. Enlcr the DBA Christmas Gift Draw at Albert's ;