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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HOCKEY WEEKEND Book Now for our Next Hockey Weekend Jan. 28, 29 and 30lh. limited Space Available........... ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The Lethbndge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbndge, Alberta, Monday, November 29, 1971 PAGES 13 TO 22 ERICKSEN'S PASTRY 3rd Ave., M.M. Privt S. Phong 328-8161 "The Pioneer and Leading Retail Shop in lethbrldge" FINEST QUAIITY PASTRY AND BAKERY PRODUCTS Indians criticized for ending boycott By MYHON JOHNSON Special lo the Herald BONNYVILLE-Lndian lead- ers at the Kehewin Indian re- serve in northeastern Alberta have already been accused of "chickening out" for ending a school boycott and sending their children back to integrat- ed classrooms. The. children from the re- serve returned to school in Bonnyville Nov. 18, ending a two month long strike orga- nized by the Indian Association of Alberts, after Chief Gordon Youngchief and two other rep- resentatives met in secret with federal Indian Affairs Minister Jean Chretien in Winnipeg Nov. 12 to discuss Indian grievances. Teresa Gadwa, chairman of the Kehewin school committee, one of the representatives at the meeting, said she and Chief Youngchief were both satisfied with the compromise settle- ment reached, although certain people outside the reserve were unhappy that tire Kehewin Indians ended the boycott. "Some people say we chick- ened Mrs. Gadwa said. "That's not true. We got what we wanted. We're not gre-.dy." The striking Indians from a number of reserves had been demanding an end to integrat- ed education and a return to reserve schooling. According to Mrs. Gadwa, Mr. Chretien promised the Ke- hewin Indians a primary school including a kindergarten and Grades 1 through 3, to be ready for use by September 1972. She said she regarded this as a satisfactory compromise. "We're not against integra- tion she said. "It was mainly the smaller kids having to wait for the bus in tile cold that we were concern- ed about. Anyway, this reserve is too small for a high school." There are only about 45 fam- ilies living on the reserve, 18 miles from Bonnyville. When Mr. Chretien agreed to provide the primary school and take steps to improve living conditions on the reserve, Chief CUFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Youngcbief accepted the terms, even though Indian leaders from neighboring reserves re- fused to end the boycott. Among the conditions agreed to by Mr. Chretien were im- proved roads and new furnaces for some of the homes on the reserve, Mrs. Gadwa said. Six: said he also promised to inves- tigate the feasibility of install- ing a natural gas line on the reserve. Mrs. Gadwa denied the Kehe- win Indians had been pressured by the Indian Association of Al- berta into joining the strike in September. She said the deci- sion was taken independently, and the lack of any schools and general living conditions on the reserve were the reasons Kehe- win joined the strike. Teachers vote today The approximately 900 teach- ers in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat vote today on whether to take strike action to back their contract demands with school boards in the two cities. A senior union official said he expects teachers will vote about SO per cent in favor of a strike. The results of (he voting will be made known at a press con- ference in Lcthbridge Tuesday. An affirmative vote by teach- ers could close the 50 schools in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat before the end of this week. is d den IDS STAKE DEDICATION The new LDS stoke centre edicated as Dr. Asael E. Palmer, a former stake presi- t addresses the congregation. Seated behind Dr. Palmer, from left to right are Elder Hugh B. Brown. Elder Paul H. Dunn, Dr, Elmo Fletcher, J. Owen Steed and Donald R. Livingstone. LDS stake centre dedicated Tire Lcthbridge Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints dedicated its new stake centre on Sunday. The structure, which cost Thefts from ears City police are investigating two occurences of thefts from cars parked overnight on city streets. Reported stolen in the separ- ate incidents were a Steveas bolt action .410-gauge shotgun and two boxes of shells, and a knee-length women's leather coat, light brown in color with a belt and slant-cut pockets. For the finest In office furniture and lupplies, drop in to "Our Office Show- room" and see our display of fine qua- lity Office Furniture. Now open all day Wednesday! Free parking at the rear of our store. CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. GEORGE SAITO 306 ST. N. PHONE 327-4591 CAN VITAMIN C PREVENT COLDS? DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN GEORGE RODNEY Hoig Medical Bldg. 401 Dlh Sr. 601 6th Ave. S. Free Delivery Call 328-6133 Call 327-3364 is located at 28th Street and Scenic Drive. Dedi- cation rites were attended by almost people. The building was designed by Luncheon meat is recalled from city architect Norman Fooks. Gen- eral contractor for the build- ing was Kenwood Engineering Prem, a canned luncheon meat produced at the Edmon- ton Swift Canadian Co. Ltd. plant, is being recalled from across Canada. The voluntary recall by Swift Canadian is strictly a precau- tionary measure because of in- dications of underprocessing in production lots designated 15152 and E246 inclusive. The designated number is embossed on top of the tin. Since the cans could be in stores or warehouses anywhere in Canada, a company spokes- man has asked customers who have cans bearing the affected lot numbers to return them to the retailer where they were purchased. G. A. Baux of Calgary, s veterinarian with the Canada depart m e n t of agriculture, said, "I presume a good share of this product has been eaten as it was produced some time ago and there has been no HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Chcirlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-3388 indication that there has been anything harmful in it." About 100 tins were found in Calgary stores, with only about 10 tins purchased. An undetermined amount of the meat in lot number E245 was found in the MacDonalds Consolidated Ltd. warehouse in Lethbridge this morning and some quantities were found in several stores in the city. A spoke sman for Mac- Donalds said the meat stock was recalled from the ware- house and the stores and was being held pending further in- structions from Swift Canadian. Car fire out quickly Prompt action by a city po- lice constable on night patrol is credited with saving a local car owner from a costly car fire. The constable discovered the fire in a car parked on 18th St. near LCI shortly after 1 a.m. and called city firefighters. Damage was limited to and Lethbridge Fire Chief Wilf Russell said had the fire gone unchecked the car would have been destroyed. Cause of the fire has not been determined. Hereford club lias executive Ray S. Powlesland of Del Bonita was elected president of the Southern Alberta Hereford Club for 1972 Thursday. John A. Calder of Aden was elected vice-president. Directors elected for three- year terms are Charles Perry of Lethbridge and Mr. Calder. Two-year terms went to Mr. Powdesland and Leo Doenz of Warner. Ed Newton of Del Bonita and Dr. Mark Stringam of Milk River were elected for one year terms. Steve Balog of Milk River was elected director-at-large. Construction Ltd. Lethbridge city council was represented by Alderman Vera Ferguson. Lethbridge business and civic organizations were also represented at (lie dedica- tion. The dedicatory prayer wa; offered by Eld'er Hugh B Brown of the LDS Council of the Twelve Apostles, from Sali Lake City, Utah. Also speaking on the program was Elder Paul H. Dunn of the First Coun- cil of Seventy. Dedication ceremonies were conducted by Lethbridge Stake President Elmo Fletcher. The new building will house stake offices and the Lelhbridge third and fourth wards. Half-way house needs money By RUDY IIAUGENEDER Staff Writer A lack of community sup- port and money are the bar- riers blocking the development if a half-way house for women in Lethbridge. Although a building which can be used as a rehabilitation centre has been found nothing 'urther can be done without support. Half-way house promoters say they will conduct an inten- ve campaign to recruit more supporters and financial assi, tors lo cluljs, organizations and the three levels of government requesting moral and financial support. The department of Indian al- fairs and provincial welfare officials have endorsed the program and will provide some operational cost-sharing when the centre is completed. The City of has also given the project a go- ahead. The site chosen for Uw half- way house is near the city's and has been le Lethbridgo zoning department. To te known as the Rosalta i J-, :n- in House, the project is aimed at1 lnulB in providing rehabilitation and counselling for women with se- vere personal problems. An estimated 10 to 15 women will occupy the proposed struc- ture for varying lengths of time, depending on how long it takes to get them on the path to a normal life. The women to use the pro- posed facility will be careful- ly screened to make sure they are sincere in their desire to i ,g in the im- mediate area also seem in fa- vor of the rehabilitation cen- tre, a committee spokesman says. Three out spoken committee membcrs: Rose Yellow Feet, Meis Wagner and Mrs. J. D. Sturrock are available to speak at private and public functions to outline "the ur- gency of setting up a women's half-way house." H o w e v e r, before Rosalta House can become a reality will! more participation is re- be necessary because the I womijn will live at the voluntarily, and are entitled to leave whenever they want. After a woman has been suc- cessfully rehabilitated at the centre, counsellors will pro- vide additional advice when- i ever it is wanted. The estimated first year cost of the centre is about This includes the cost of reno- vating a rented building and the furniture and supplies re- quired to get started. "There is a desperate need for a women's half-way house in southern say Ro- salta House Committee mem- bers. The nearest similar facility is in Calgary, and it is over- flowing with urban women wanting to straighten out their lives. The committee has sent let- [uired. Committee members feel i that tliis inav be the ideal time of the year Christmas introduce a drive for funds and members. "If people aren't conscious of other people's troubles at this time of the year, they never will one person said. Anyone wishing to send a donation or join the Rosalta House Committee can do 50 by writing the Rosalta House Committee, Lethbridge Friend- ship Centre, 5th St. and 1st Ave. S., or drop off the money at the downtown branch of ths Bank of Nova Scotia. USE CROSSWALK Pedestrians crossing 3rd, 4th or 5th Ave. S. between 9th St. and 8th St. S. are required by the traffic bylaw to use the crosswalks. GUtLS OUTNUMBERED There are 612 male students and 382 female students in day classes at the Lethbridge Com- munity College. LOOKING FOR AQUARIUM SUPPLIES? AQUARIUS TROPICAL FISH AND SUPPLIES We have all your tropical fish and supply needs We carry top quality products of HARTZ MOUNTAIN, LONG LIFE, CASCO and many morel i Large varieties of tropical and exotic fish 65 aquariums stocked with fish to serve you For all your information needs phone 328-3121 524A 6th ST. S. LETHBRIDGE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOTS in PLANNED SUBDIVISION WOOLCO AREA We have up to 10 real good restricted building lots CftD CAI E 3ALC in this well planned new development area NU-MODE REALTY Phone 328-8011 1652 Mayor Mograth Drive, Uthbrldge _ SOUTHWEST AUCTION SERVICES REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. SALE STARTS TUE., NOV. 30th 7 p.m. Sharp TERMS CASH NO RESERVE SELECTION OF IMPORTS Genuine ivory chess set, hand carved Chinese ori- gin, alligator and oustri leather ivory jewellery and statues, time for Christmas to bo be sold at 9 p.m. China cabinetst irons; treddlo sewing machines; school desks; gas stoves; frdjges; washer and dryer combinations; dryers; TVs; skates; tricycle; uletgh; vacuum cleaner; dishes; pictures; bookcases; stand; foot stools; typewriters; radios; lamps, soldering irons; lools; cilpperj !i h.p. motors, bar "GOOD SELECTION OF COLLECTORS ITEMS" Single brass bed; wash stand and 6 piece commode set; lovely old oak dresser; old irons; small jug; gallon jugs; scrub boards; old wringerj soda syphon; butter churn; beauti- ful antique chair; brnss bird rage; coal oil lanterns; chamber pot; old boston rocker; camel backed trunk; pot- tery lovely old coffee table; smoke stand; butter Jim Bean bottles; figurine [amps; coffee grinder; candy dish; gramophone; spittoone; double barrel shotgun. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT AUCTION BARN Phone 327-1222 2508 2nd Ave. N. AUCTIONEERS GORDON SHERWOOD BILL HOPE No. 846 No. 845 CLEANING FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON Carpets Upholstery Floors Ceilings Windows Storm Windows JANITOR SERVICES COMMERCIAL AND DOMESTIC BONDED INSURED QUALITY WORKMANSHIP FAIR SERVICES PHONE 327-1272 ALL POPULAR SIZES OF WIN1ER RETREADS ONLY .35 13 (WITH EXCHANGE) REMEMBER OUR "COMPUTERIZED BALANCING SERVICE" LEONARD TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL" ;