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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta CHRISTMAS ROCKET SPECIAL CHICAGO BIACK HAWKS VANCOUVER CANUCKS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26lh Rolurn Air fate, Accommodolian, Admission Only S88 For reservations and information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Centro Villago Phono 328-3201 or 328-8J84 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TEtEPHONE" The Lctlibridgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lcthbridgc, Alberta, Wednesday, November 25, 1970 PAGES 17 TO 32 ENJOY GREY WI1H (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 202) 3rd Avo. S. Ph. 328.8161 1705 M.M. Drivo Ph. 328-7751 ANYONE LOSE A Lethbridge cily police department has about 70 bikes in its lost and found department and would like to get rid of them. Sgt. C, A. Schweitzer, left, and Const. H I. Wittfg rummage through the bikes comparing serial numbers. Positive identification can only be made through the serial number on a bike. Sgt. Schweitzer said this is why it is so important to get a bicycle licenced. The licence number will be registered in Montreal at the Central Registrations Bicycle Guild locally at the police station. nd Need for drug centre in city studied bv 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 lo co-ordinate the efforts several organizations and of CUFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB tower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 tl dividuals interested in drug) One man in his early 2fls abuse and disseminating drag [died of drug abuse in the city last year. The meeting was told there is a definite drag 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- information to parents, teach- ers, counsellors and drug users. After 214 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 will include youths, driy users, the medical profession and other resource people as required. The meeting is running on par per capita with any city in Canada, an HCMP spokesman said. Police Chief James Carpen- agreed educating about the drags. major problem adults and youths use and misuse of F V COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 Councii talks 90 minis about high-rise hotel By HERB JOHNSON Herald City Hall Reporter City council Tuesday spent Hi hours discussing a hotel in World and then voted Aid. C. W. Chichestcr replied i that Mr. Batty, in his presenta-1 but do not allow hilfl develop- Ihalit was unlikely that anyone j lion to council that evening, ment.) had said the density would be j Aid. Jim Anderson said that could estimate this before the complex had actually been built. ratio means ter reported that in years the city has seized worth of illegal drags. In 167 days the drug informa- tion and crisis centre in Cal- gary answered almost IK- 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. 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.' comments began when Aid. Vera Ferguson ques- tioned the terms of reference of the special meeting, called to discuss a hotc! in Shoppers' coiaplex." The agenc-a stated 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 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 m.eeting 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- density was not a concern of council, but could be dealt with only by the Municipal Planning Commission. ing" density standards be ob-jable maximum in the zone in j vaiiehan Hembroff that" if the 9 J ..I." S, il__ ..'.I 0.8, close to the allowable fig- ure of 0.5 (A 0.5 density Aid. Chichester also asked the total floor area is one-half tn ,Mvf the matter until Mon- Aid. Chichester also asked tne lotai iipor area u, unu-ndii to snehfl tne matter mm C0ncera- Uie total site area, the ailow- tained from Art Batty, the de- veloper, Wore approval was given to the project. Mayor Anderson pointed out 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 Mayor Andy Anderson said I the provincial government or 'ednesday he doesn't favor di- the Alberta Urban Municipali- se! municipal taxation of uni- ties Association on this mat- 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 2912, to close 4th Ave. S., will be on the agenda for Monday's meeting. Council meetings are open to the public. Wed: reel municip; versilies at this time. He was commenting on ac- tion taken by the city councils Saskatoon and Regina which OI iiuu have requested an amendment j properties m the city. Ev, of the Saskatchewan muncipal I tuaiiy, the mayor said, th< jet to allow such taxation. Regina and Saskatoon are seeking legislation similar to that recently enacted in On- tario which allov.'f 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 ?25 tax might be a good idea. It would result in a revenue about It could well come in time but don't think this is the time." The mayor said he wasn't speaking for council. Nothing The city now receives a grant in lieu of taxes from most provincial and federal Even- there may have to be some form of taxation on all properties in a municipality. representation has ever been made by the council to ever specific had been men- lar council meeting. Only Aid. along this line and no Steve Kotch voted against the motion. Earlier Aid, Kotch had re- quested Uie decision on closing 4th Ave. 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 waking a decision. Animal Family Y meeting [oniglil 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 Sic 49c Deluxe Fine Point pens get 2 dozen Bic 19c Medium Point Pent free. Regular Retail Value 10.44. ffl YOU PAY ONIY, CHINOOK STANDARD STAPLES 4.35 8.70 880 790 CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. Buy 3 boxes Staples and receive I Stapler Remover FREE............................. Buy 6 boxes Staples and receive Stapler FREE CHINOOK BINDING CASES No. 18 Legal Binding Cases. REG. 1.10. SPECIAL EACH No. 12 Letter Binding Cases. REG. 98c. SPECIAL EACH 306 I3th St. N. Phong 327-4591 Society officers elected The Lethbridge Historical I ond vice-president Society elected its executive of- ficers for the coming year at a meeting Tuesday. Re-elected president was Alex Johnston, Ray Schuler was re-elected vice-president. Sec- r No wonder Canadian Furriers is famous for fabulous fashion Tun Furs Come See Our Newest Collection. NATURAL MUSKRAT RACCOON LYNX OPPOSUM SPANISH LAMB WOLF FRENCH PONY FOX le SHOP LA1E THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Till 9 P.M. USE OUR VERSATILE BUDGET Keep Snuq and Warm In A Pair Of Borg Linee! 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 Aiso new Crinkle Potent Wet look: size range New Low Cut Boots Exactly as illustrated in black or brown nylon with fur trim tops Other styles and Watson, secretary is George J Janet j Girvan and the treasurer is I Lucille Dalke. Chris Gibson and Carlton Stewart are two new members elected lo the board of direc- tors. Our Slipper Bar Is Now Opors Featurinq Famous Men's PACKARD SLIPPERS in a complete size range. Also ladies' Slip- pers and Handbags. We Hove Simulated Seal SNOW BOOTS For Both Men And Women "WHIRLAWAY" by Joyce Exactly as illustrated in Black or Brown. AA and B oil sizes. See our wonderful selection of DRESS PUMPS AND SUNOS For The Coming Feslfvo Season Slaters and Lisa Debs In This Season's Most Up To Dale Styles and leathers Also Dressy BloeSt Patents. For The Children We Carry NYION SNOWMOBILE BOOTS and Ht Cut 100% Borg lined WATERPROOF SNOW BOOTS, Red Crow remanded to Nov. 30 Alphonse Bed Crow, 20, of Cardston was remanded until Nov. 30 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 the Alberta Wilderness Asso- ciation Lelhbridge 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 and other govern- ment officials, concerning the proposed Akamina Kishincna park adjacent to the Watertoii Lakes National Park. Committee reports and group discussions wil'. complete the meeting's business. Non-mem- bers are welcome. FOR THE NOW LOOK A DOUBLE BREASTED SUIT Tho 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 IOOK OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. Enter the DBA Chrislmas Gift Draw at Albert's ;