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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE IETHBR1DGE HERALD Friday, October 1, 197! Rocky Mountain Livestock Show Dec. 6-11 By RIC SWIIl.MtT Staff Writer The Rocky Mountain Live- stock Show, sponsored by the Lethbridge and District Exhibi- tion Board, will be held in the Exhibition Pavilion Dec. 6-11. This, the pilot project for Ca- nadian winter shows and sales, is an open international show designed to encourage the ad- ditional participation of breed- ers with small numbers of breeding stock and those who have not been bringing live- stock to major shows and sales. Gcorgp Chessor, director for uie show, said this is an uni- que opportunity for breeders to compare livestock and ex- change ideas. He said there are special ed- ucational features planned, in- cluding 4-H youth, school chil- dren and livestock breeds. New city hall regulations Handicraft Guild display and sale at Bowman Centre Handicraft Guild produces many homemade articles The Lethbridge Handicraft Guild is living proof that, in an when everything seems to be made of plastic, there is still an interest in producing real homemade articles. Much of the Guild's activity focuses on weaving and local residents had a chance Wednes- day to see what the weavers can do when the Guild held its annual display and sale. It was a good opportunity for people who enjoy color and tex- ture. "Riere were saddle blan- kets at least an inch thick and soft as eiderdown, rugs equally luxurious, colorful shawls, a purse woven with an authentic African pattern and any num- ber of other articles produced by the guild members. There are 30 members in the group this year, making it one of the largest amateur weav- ing groups in Canada and the western United States. Mrs. Helen Anderson (shown at the right in the picture, along with past-president Mi's. Ernest Guild president, said the group seems to be picking up younger members, evidence of renewed interest in the crafts. The guild has four large looms in its room at the Bow- man Arts Centre and about j three dozen smaller looms owned by individual members. ELECT EXPERIENCE For COUNCIL VOTE TOMMY FERGUSON Innrt.d by T. I. FERGUSON Police to seek sealed bids on unclaimed bicycles sale Andy Andrews, manager o f Hie exhibition board, said beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep and swine will be shown in gov- ernment classifications, with the government paying half the prizes. Contributors have the option of nominating animals from these classes for the sale, while entries in the additional spe- cial classes must lie sold. En- tries for the classes close Oct. 15. Mr. Andrews said the aim is to provide good facilities and services at low cost to the con- tributor, with feed supplied at a reasonable cost and entry fees at a minimum. He said the sales commission is as low as possible, consis- tent with effective advertising and sales management. For many years, in conjunc- tion with Whoop-Up Days, the exhibition board has been ex- perimenting with different types of product shows be- cause, with people on the grounds, it is an opportune time to promote agricultural products. The Rocky Mountain Live- stock Show is to correspond with the show and sale which was held during Whoop-Up Days. Mr. Andrews said a large en- try of animals is expected from Alberta and Saskatchewan and the United States, along with many exotic breeds which have been prominent in Western Canada for the last few years. There will be no charge to the public for entry to the grounds or to any of the shows and sales. Mr. Andrews said the organ- izers are committed to provide good quality foundation live- stock for the buyers at a real- istic price for the seller. Most homeowner grants have now been issuedhere Homeowner grants totalling have been issued by the provincial government to Leth- bridge this year. The amount submitted by the local tax assessment office Li with still to be proceed in Edmonton. The most recent shipment, received last week, totalled A motion by Alderman Jim Anderson at the council meet- ing Monday should provide for some interesting discussion at the next meeting Oct. 4. If council favors the resolu- tion, the mayor will be request- ed to direct all city employed supervisory staff that: personnel are forbidden to criticize an employee of the city unless that employee has been informed of the nature of the criticism; personnel are forbidden to comment improperly on per- sonnel matters to the general public and to individual mem- bers of council; employee found to have violated these prohibitions shall be suspended from the employ of the city by the mayor pend- ing final disposition of the case; member of council being found to encourage or to via late the prohibitions shall be cited by the mayor in a public meeting of council. Donations sought St. Mary's School in Card- ston is seeking donations of used magazines for use as teaching material, particularly in the social and physical sci- ences. Donations should be delivered to Alice Turnbull, basement suite, 2112 7th Ave. S. after 6 p.m. Family Y starts programs Nov. 11 committees formed Church, parade, cenotaph and public relations committees were recently formed by the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans. The committees are to work toward Remembrance Day cer- emonies Nov. 11. Chairman for the veterans' organization is H. W. Bulpitt and secretary is Jack Dunran. Members of the church com- mittee are Tom Strzeszkowski, chairman; Hay Duval, John Gerlock and Cecil Gordon. Members of the parade com- mittee are Irvine McNeely, chairman; Alex Henderson, Tom Dowdell, Bob Hulton and Tom McLean. Chairman of the cenot a p h committee is Dick Burn la; members include Vince Diet- rich, Jack McLaine and Daine RossJtier. Shorty Hurst and George Rountrce are in charge of pub- lic relations. The Lethbridge Family Y is once again starting up its fall programs. One of the new programs this year is "Man to j held every Wednesday evening I at 8 p.m. It js a discussion ses- j sion on any subject the group wants to tall! about. The pro- gram is strictly for men in their late teens and early 20s. For the young female popula- Homeowners are eligible for the tax discount and have not applied for one are remind- ed that the applicaton dead- line is Dec. 31. A resident must have lived in the home for which the grant is applied for 120 days before an application can be sub- mitted. The grant can be re- ceived only once a year by a homeowner. If more than one home is owned by a person he is eligible for only one grant. Although the specified home must be assessed during the year the grant is applied for, taxes need not be paid for Ihe owner to IK eligible for the credit. Homeowners receiving old age pension benefits are elig- ible for up to S150 in credit provided the basic tax pay- ment exceeds that amount. Applications are available at the tax assessment office, city hall. A sealed bid auction for 23 unclaimed bicycles will be con- ducted by the Lethbridge police Oct. 6, 7 and 8. Bids will be tabulated Sept. 9 and success- ful bidders will be notified by tbe police. Police Chief J. H. Carpenter said bids will be accepted for each cycle or for all of them in a single unit. He said all of the unclaimed cycles have been at the station for more than three months. All money from the sales will to the general municipal fund. "In the he said, "All of the unclaimed bikes were turned over to the provincial jail where they were repaired and given to the Salvation Army for distribution to needy families at Christmas time. "Tile number of unclaimed cycles has so drastically in- creased that the old disposal method is no longer said the chief. The auction sale of the un- claimed cycles was approved by the Lethbridge police com- mission at its monthly open meeting Wednesday. The unclaimed cycles will be on display in the parade room of the city police station during the evenings of Oct. 6, 7 and 8. Inspections and bids for the cycles may be made at this time. SWEEPSTAKES WINNER A Foremost resident with nom de plume Ballyhop and ticket DXR 50116, Blue, was one of 112 Canadian tickets drawn for the Saturday Cam- bridgeshire run of the Irish Hospital Sweepstakes. Accideut injury One minor injury and damage resulted when a car driven by Grace Svenson of Calgary skidded off Highway 23 near tire Nobleford turn-off shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday. Injured in the accident was Allen Brent Svenson, age two- years. He remained in Leth- bridge Municipal Hospital this morning for observation of pos- sible head injuries. tion, the Y is offering a model- ling program which will give the girls insight i n fashion, grooming, and hygiene. Al- though the program started on Sept. 15 there are still openings for more girls. Other programs starting soon are leather craft, ball room dancing, bridge, knitting and crocheting, and for those 12 and under the Gym Swim Club. It us not known if the tax discount will be continued next year. Police car catches fire Minor damage and a lot of smoke resulted when a circuit relay switch in a city police car malfunctioned this morn- ing. It is believed the malfunction was noted by a highway duty constable as he flipped on the red roof lights of his police cruiser and the passenger area of the car filled with smoke. The constable was forced to abandon the car until the smoke cleared and he could de- termine its cause. MINUS ONE CLUB REGULAR DANCE POLISH HALL-I3IH Street N. Sat., Oct. 2nd 9 p.m. 1 a.m. Music by "THE WESTERNERS" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS LETHBRIDGE FIGURE SKATING CLUB ANNOUNCES REGISTRATION FOR THE 1971-72 WINTER SEASON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1971 CIVIC ICE CENTRED 10 A.M. 12 NOON AND 2 P.M. 4 P.M. PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION SKATING SEASON TO BEGIN MONDAY, OCT. AGES 3 YEARS TO ADULTS LABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. AND 13th STREET NORTH WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS FRIDAY and SATURDAY "ANYTHING GOES" Members and Invitee! Guests 4 4 4 MOTO SKI LIMITED is Proud to Announce that TRAVELCRAFT SALES RENTALS LTD. Located at 814 2nd Avenue South, Lethbridge is the authorized dealer in Lethbridge and district for Moto 0 Ski Snowmobiles, Quality Parts and Accessories. Don't miss our Grand Opening Specials and Celebrations Saturday, October 2nd, on location at the foot of the 9th Street bridge (South) FREE COFFEE DONUTS DOOR PRIZES GRAND OPENING SPECIAL THE MINI SNOW 223 MOTO SKI ...........................................ONLY TRAVELCRAFT SALES RENTALS LTD. 814 2nd Ave. S. At the Foot of the 9th Street Bridge Phone 327-6061. ;