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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta CHRISTMAS HOCKEY SPECIAL CHICAGO ElACK HAWKS vs VANCOUVER CANUCKS SATURDAY, DECEMBER Return Air Fare, Accommodation, Admission Only For reservations and information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Centre Village Phone 328-3201 or 328-8184 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR A5 YOUR TELEPHONE" The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, November 27, 1970 PAGES 17 TO 32 ENJOY GREY CUP WITH ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Batty revises parking Developer Art Batty said Fri- day his architects are coming up with a new plan which will increase the parking area for his proposed million Holi- day Inn motor hotel at Shop- pers' World. H i s proposed development was turned down by the Mu- nicipal Planning Commission Wednesday largely on the grounds there was insufficient on-site p a r k i n g for the com- plex. "There are still some minor complications to overcome but I'm confident they can be over- come. "We have been absolutely amazed at the number of phone calls and personal visits made by people in all walks of life giving support to Uie hotel development. "A number of people east of us who objected to the develop- ment have informed me that since they have seen the now traffic flow pattern they are withdrawing their complaints. "A large majority of civic officials and aldermen sup- port the project and are en- thusiastically urging me to con- tinue with plans to build the hotel." A survey has shown there is a need in Lethbridge for 500 first class hotel rooms. "W i t h our Holiday Inn and Royer's Treadway Inn in down- town Lethbridge there is still room for another similar hotel in the city. I would support the development of any hotel to ful- fill the city's needs. The more there is, the more traffic is generated and the better it is for Lethbridge and tourism. Three charges bring fine A 28 year old Cook's Val- ley, California man, Bruce Remington, 28, was fined when he pleaded guilty in mag- istrate's court in Lethbridge Thursday to possession of marijuana. He was also fined for pos- session of a restricted firearm and for possessing an un- registered firearm. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 CABINET COMMITTEE AT COALDALE Provincial Treasurer, A. e. Aolfaorg, left, Mrs E. S. Wilson, minister without portfolio, Douglas Miller, MLA Tober-Warner, and Ray Speaker, minister of social development, leave Coaldale town hall after a two-hour meeting at which they heard six briefs from various groups. Robert C. Clark, minister of education, was with the committee at a Thursday morning meeting in Cardston but was not able to attend the Coaldale session. Visiting cabinet ministers hear 14 briefs on Thursday Fourteen briefs from various groups were presented to four provincial cabinet members visiting southern Alberta Thurs- day. Eight of the briefs were pre- sented at a meeting in Card- ston Thursday morning and six at a meeting in Coaldale in the afternoon. The cabinet committee in- cluded Ray Speaker, minister of social development; Robert C. Clark, education; Mrs. E. S. Wilson, without portfolio, and Anders 0. Aalborg, provincial treasurer. The meetings were closed and details of the briefs ar not immediately available. Briefs presented at Cardsto included one each from th village of Stirling, town of Ray mond, town of Magrath, tow of Cardston, village of Hil spring, village of Glenwood, th Blood Indian tribe's Chief Sho Both Sides and his newly elected 12-member council, an the Cardston Sheep Growers Association. At Coaldale, briefs were sub mitted by the Coaldale Com munity Hospital board, Alberta Vegetable Growers' Associa ion, town of Coaldale, Coal Drug abuse group launches survey The recently formed steer- ing committee looking Into drug abuse in the city and the need for a drug information :entre held its first meeting Thursday. The committee to date is OPENING TOMORROW LETHBRIDGE'S NEWEST ART GALLERY DISPLAYING FINE OIL AND VELVET PAINTINGS. J. SCHWARTZ ART GALLERY 415 3rd AVENUE SOUTH Battery Special! EXIDE COMMERCIAL WITH 5 YEAR WARRANTY ONLY fcO' EACH Lethbridge Battery Co. 217 12th St. B South Phone 327-5587 composed of Elaine Thacker Doug Shackleford, Mrs. San Cohen, Cliff Black, Scot Mac Kinnon, Dr. G. R. C. Palme and Wendy Monk, recording secretary. More members can be added as required. The committee discussed what agencies are involved in drug abuse, what their pro grams are and what literaturi is available. It was stated tha some wrong information is available. What is happening on tlie drug scene was dis cussed. Each member of the commit- tee was assigned to determine what various agencies such as schools, churches, service clubs and governments are doing about drug abuse in an attempt to establish a co-ordi- nated program aimed at reduc- ing drug abuse. Once the various programs are determined, it is felt, it will be easier to see what gaps exist and what is required and can be done to fill those gaps. Another meeting of the com- mittee is scheduled for next week. Anybody interested in drug abuse and serving on the com- mitee, including the younger generation, is asked to contact Mr. Thacker. Dine and Dance TONIGHT MARV QUALLY'S SUNSET TRIO SATURDAY THE MINT JULEPS pieces Having a GREY CUP PARTY? Serve Everyone's Favorite KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN THRIFT BOX .Contains Chicken FAMILY BUCKET 14 pieces Chicken, gravy, serves five to seven nc people PARTY BARREL 20 pieces Chicken, gravy, serves 7 to people MACARONI SALAD BREAD and PASTRIES i POTATO SALAD COLE SLAW PHONE 328-7756 FOR RESERVATIONS sen 5 dale separate school board, Coaldale Ministerial Associa- tion, Mennonite Brethren Church. Also in attendance at the Coaldale meeting was Douglas Miller, MLA, Taber Warner. Alvin F. Bullock, MLA, Card- ston, attended the Cardston meeting. It is understood the cabinet committee will discuss the briefs with the cabinet and ap- propriate communications will be made with those concerned through the MLAs. The briefs covered a variety of topics but many involved the matter of finance through pro- jects and improvements. It was the first time a cabi- net committee had met in the Cardston constituency. One previous committee meeting had been held in the Taber- Warner constituency. It was held at ago. Taber several years City's financial position reported to By JIM WILSON Herald Staff Writer Lethbridge is in an cxcellen financial position due to goo account management and som good fortune, Tom Nuttin Lethbridge city manager told joint meeting of the city publ and separate school distric and city council Thursday. He said the city's habit of o crating on five-year plans h; given useful guidelines whicl although not always complete: fulfilled allowed city officials t know what had and had been accomplished. The total city debt at presen is Mr. Nutting sai "e s p e daily good considerin the rate of expansion in Let] bridge. Mayor Andy Anderson sa: the city had been "particularl fortunate" in the past few year because the amount of coi struction and new industr coming into Lethbridge has a lowed the city's rateable sessment to increase rapidl enough to keep pace with cus increases. 'Other cities have not been as the mayor said Mr. Nutting said he was im pressed, as a newcomer Lethbridge with the co-opera tion evident between schoc boards and the city. He liste such activities as the join meeting, the community join use of school facilities agree ment and others. 'This type of partnershi should be continued, and panded to become a partnershi with the city and school boarc co-operating in future plan he said. Such future planning woul involve organizing sports facil ties, libraries, youth agencie and programs and other com munity affr.irs so that the ful est and least-expensive bene- fits could be gained. Mr. Nutting said he could no yet offer the same detailed op eratuig budget as had the pub lie school board, but estimate the city's 1971 budget "about million, 50 per cen of which will consist of pay roll." Rateable assessment will in crease to about million 1971, from million in 1970 he said. Lethbridge will enter 197 What a 62 above last Oh, what a difference a year can make! Last year during Grey Cup day, Lethbridgeites sunned themselves in a temperature of 62 degrees above zero. That won't be the case Sat- urday as Calgary Stampeders take on the Montreal Alouettes in Toronto in the national foot- ball final. There appears to be no sign of a letup in the cold, unsettled weather. An Arctic high pressure sys- tem wrestling with a Pacific low in B.C. resulted in about one half an inch of snow being dropped on Lethbridge Thurs- day night. The forecast today and Sat- urday calls for cloudy periods with some light snowflurries. The mercury may struggle to five above zero today, drop to around 15 below overnight with Saturday's high near zero. A biting north wind at 20 miles an hour is also predicted. Four Alberta centres set rec- ord low temperatures for Nov. 26 Thursday. It was 22 below in ted Deer, 21 below in Corona- ion, 27 below in Vermilion and 22 in Rocky Mountain House. By the way, a temperature in year the low 40's, above zero, that is is predicted in Toronto for Sat urday's Grey Cup game. No skiing just yet It appears ski buffs will have to sit on their hands a while longer, as neither West Castle Ski Resort, near Pincher Creek nor Snow Valley at Fernie is open yet. Ski lodge officials at West Castle report about six inches of snow at the bottom of the ski run and ski conditions are poor.They have no indication of an opening date. Snow Valley has more snow, about 46 inches at the top, bui ski conditions are also poor. A tentative opening date has been set for about the second week in December. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 CHRISTMAS FLOWER SHOW and TEA November 29th SUNDAY 2-6 p.m. TABER LEGION HALL PAT'S FLOWERS TABER, ALBERTA EVERYONE WELCOME! wilh borrowing authority of including million for 197! and left over from 1970 but up to mil- lion of this may unexpectedly have to be put into financing of the secondary sewage treat- ment plant, which came in that much above budget and above the previously arranged financ- ing. "This could result in serious curtailment of other city activi- ties because it would decrease our borowing authority consid- erably, Mr. Nutting said. He outlined a number of pro- to be approved by city council: A new library, costing about Repairs to Henderson Lake Swimming Pool in 1971; A new pool for North Leth- bridge in 1972; new reservoir in North Leth- bridge to service increasing in- dustrial demands. West Lethbridge develop- ment has to date cost about for all services and facilities provided, but land Substantial riverbottom de-i sales over the next few years velopment in 1973 both within are expected to completely re- and adjacent to the city, plus construction of various sports facilities; A campground in 1974; A conservatory in 1975. In addition, during the next few years new ice facilities will be built other than those men- posed city developments in the tioned, and about a ex- next few years, which have yet: will be needed for a turn this sum. In addition, million will be spent in 1971 in West Leth- bridge for parks and recrea- tion facilities, perhaps includ- ing a man-made lake; and about will be spent in 1973 and in 1975 on va- rious other West Lethbridge developments. 1971 public school budget cent rise wi s The Lethbridge publ school district's operating bu get for 1971 will be approx mately an increas of about 14 per cent over th 1970 figure. The 14 per cent increas would include additional re enue resulting from increase enrolments, plus debt chargi paid by the province for ne school additions. The district is also allowe an over-all increase of six pe cent on each budget item, im der current department of ed cation regulations (included ui the 14 per The tentative figures wer released Thursday night by D 0. P. Larson, public schools si perintendent, at a joint meetin of the public and s e p a r a t school boards and the cit council. The largest single exper diture will be for salaries, a about an increas of roughly 10 per cent over th 1970 figure. The increase wi include a factor for new teacl ers, plus the normal incremen tal raise automatically give teachers according to their contracts plus an as yet undi termined sum for the salary in crease to be set in negotiation now underway. Dr. Larson apologized for be ing vague about the figures in volved since their disclosur could compromise negotiations However, teachers are report ed to be initially asking a much as a 15 per cent increas plus fringe benefits. For each per cent increase ir :eachers' salaries, about is added to the board's budget and it is likely the settlemen will approximate the 7.35 pe cent increase agreed to las year. In addition, several new spe cialists may be employed b; the board including counsellin: jersounel, an oral .Frenc: :eacher and some library about Other tentative 1971 estimates with the 1970 figures in bracket are: General administration, 300 employee bene- PHARMACY FACTS From O. C. Stubbs If you're a newcomer here in ur community, we want you to now we're looking forward to 'deeming you want you know we'll appreciate the rivilege of serving you in any we can. Dur- ing the past few years, a great many people have begun to realize the value of 'having their own just as they've [ways known the value of hav- ig 'their own doctor.' You robably had your own pharma- st, back in your previous home rea, didn't you, and you'd un- oubtedly like to establish the ame friendly relationship with s here. Please do come in and ay whether or not you dually need anything at the oment. We'll be glad to meet ou and welcome you here in wn. And you like the sit down liile we're filling your pre- ription? Then Stubbs Phar- acy is the place for you. And ways plenty of free parking re at 1500 9th Ave S., too. i fits, instruc- tional supplies and services, (no plant op- eration and maintenance, 000 the increase is due to new school debt charges, increase is due to new school student transportation, auxiliary sendees, Planned Program Budgeting and Evaluation Sys- tem, (new this Projected revenue includes a basic government grant ac- cording to student enrolment, of oUier government grants and miscellaneous in- come totalling and a supplementary requisi tion of about (up from 434 in 1970, due to an increase in the city's rateable assess- ment and other This totals in rev- enue, about short of the projected expenditures. Quite a trip 3. R. Olsen, Greyhound .Lines of Canada driver operating be- tween Calgary and Lethbridge, has been presented with a watch by the company for driv- ing 20 consecutive years with- out an accident. His achieve- ment represents acci- dent-free miles, equivalent to 53 safe trips around the world. Most of his driving has been in Albsrta. If the district finds it neces- sary, it would be allowed under a government flexibility factor to increase the 10-mill supple- mentary requisition by up to 3.5 mills, but Dr. Larson said ha hopes this move will be unne- cessary. HUMBLE SERVANT NEW-V.W. 1600 ONLY 1969 DATSUN 510 4-door, radio. miles, A-l. 1966 V.W. 1600 STATION WAGON Good clean unit. ONLY___ I ZOO RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd Ave. and 16th St. Sales 328-4539 Car Lot 328-4356 SAVE 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT INUTE INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 509 6th Avenue South f f CAMM'S Christmas Shoe Store See our wide selection of Teen and Campus Shoes EYE CATCHERS TO In Red, Navy, Brown and Black. Crinkle Patent 4lfl Wet Look from y v TO WILD WOOLLEYS m A new tie Wet Look in jw Brown and Black........ T >fr Identical HANDBAGS to match. WEEKEND SPECIAL Genuine leather DRAWSTRING BAGS Red, Navy, Black and Brown. 5.95 and 7.95 We carry Oomphies and Savags WHITE DUTY SHOES In flat and med. heel Oomphiei 10.95 Savagu 19.95 CHRISTMAS GIFT SUGGESTIONS Men's Packard Slippen Ladies' Handbags Ladies' Slippers Shoe and Handbag Sets SEE OUR CHRISTMAS WINDOW DISPLAY OPEN FRI. TILL 9 P.M. CAMM'S I 403 5lh Street South SHOES ;