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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta RENO, NEVADA For information und booking) contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 8 Dayj Several Departures, Each (double) The LetHbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, October 3, 1972 PAGES 11 TO 22 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. PHONE 378-7121 Now Arriving: THE NEW EUROPEAN FAIL EtE FASHIONS for 1973 Olson., Horner here Wednesday H. A. (Bud) Olson, federal minister of agriculture, and Dr. Hugh Homer, Alberta dep- uty premier und minister of agriculture, wilt sign documents at a public ceremony Wednes- day to officially transfer fed- eral funds for the expansion of the Lethbridge Exhibition Pavi- lion. Sharp in city Thursday Mitchell Sharp, Canada's sec- retary of state for external af- fairs, will visit Lcthbridge Thursday and speak at a Lib- eral Party forum at Svcu Erick- sen's Family Restaurant at p.m. The public is invited to attend the forum, saici Dorothy Bcckcl, chairman of the committee to elect Andy Russell as MP for the Lethbridgc federal riding. Mr. Hussell will accompany Mr. Sharp at fhe forum. Mr. Sharp will slop in Cal- gary and Claresholm before coming to Lethbridge. He leaves Friday for Regina to con- tinue his campaign tour in Western Canada. The federal government has approved a loan for the expansion which will double the present size of the pavilion, said Jack Lakie, Lethbridge and District Exhibition Board's advertising and publicity chair- man. The city has guaranteed the loan. The project started three weeks ago and will be completed before the end of this year with no defi nite deadli ne Set. Mr. Lakie said the expanded pavilion will be used for live- sloe k shows, stabling race shows, displays and other pur- poses. The signing ceremony, at the pavilion, starts at a.m. and Ihc public is invited to at- tend. Immediately after the ceremony, Mr. Olson, Dr. Horn- cr, Mayor Andy Anderson, and exhibition hoard president Stan Tiffin will put up a steel column -to signify commencement of the project- Oshiro to speak Thursday Dr. James Oshiro of Coal- dale, president of fhe Alberta Medical Asociation and chan- cellor of the University of Lcth- bridge, will be featured speaker at a Southern Alberta council on Public Affairs luncheon meeting at Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant Thursday. Dr. Oshiro will speak on The Medical Profession in Alberta: Internal Discipline and Stan- dards at the meeting, which starts at noon sharp. There will bo no written speech. Dr. Oshiro will tell the audience Ms feelings about it, and then answer questions from the floor. The public is Invited. Registration response slow Response has been slow to the continu.rjg education class in modern science at the Uni- versity of Lethbridge. The seven-lecture class starls Wednesday and it is designed to put modern science into lay- man's terms, liegistration is re- quired before the first class. Meanwhile, there's slill room for more students in the Vic- torian Era film classes being hcltl at the Yates Memorial Centre. Aljout 400 students of the period have attended Ihc first two films hut there's still room for 100 more. The third presentation of [he eight-film seric.'; is Oct. 3. Record pace for city hoiisebuilders Local housebuilders are pro- ceeding at a record pace in new house construction this year, surpassing 1971 in the number of houses started, the average cost per house and the total for housing cosfs. For the first nine months of the year, 249 building permits have been issued for houses worth an average cost of per house. Last year, the comparative nine- month figures were 232 permits, and a per-house cost of Building permits in general were up during September with 100 issued for For the same month last year, 90 permits were taken out for Except (or housing, however, (he year's total is well behind that of 1971. So far, construc- tion in the city has reached compared with 1 a s I year's figure of for the first nine months. Contractors were issued 36 permits to house construction totalling during Sept- ember. New factories and additions to existing industrial buildings accounted for of which went for the new Inter- national Distillers Canada Ltd maturing warehouse. One permit was taken out for construction of an addition to Senator Buchanan School for L. CLIFF BIACK, Certified Dental BLACK DENTAL LM MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. Lower Level PHONE SSJ-JBS? 30 apply for city museum job The last of .10 applications fo. .supervisor of the Sir Alexander Gult Museum was accepted al City Hall Friday. The screening and interview I process now begins and it will i he "awhile" before a supervisor is hired, Bob Bartlctt, commu nily services director said, Three students who worked at the museum during the sum- mer have been retained on a temporary, part-time basis to keep the museum open until the I new supervisor is hired. THIS IS THE VITAMIN SEASON Are (lie Children Active or Listless? fie sure to ask your Doctor's ad- vice regarding a beneficial pro- gram for active youngslcrs lo onsuro god health during these busy bock-to-sehool daysl McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY HAS A COMPLETE SUPPLY OF All YOUR VITAMINS AND TONIC NEEDS! "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY ITD. CHARGEX 614 3rd Ave. S. Phono 327-3555 By HIC SWIHAKT Herald Staff Writer A plea for assistance for cen- ral Alberta farmers has gone tut to agribusiness concerns and farmers in the south to supply harvest equipment for ate ripening crops. The Alberta department of IT'S POURING LEAVES Even with the low humidity registered in the past few days, six-year-old David Parry has found a for his umbrella. He's probably won- dering too, however, why the leaves are falling so soon. Wasn't it just last week that the buds started coming out on the trees promising a summer full of greenery? It must have been that snowfall. Everyone was conf Jse d, even the trees. Ervin, Photo Students plan commercials A group of students at the Lethbridge Community College is planning a unique they want to produce a series of television commercials on the environment, Galen Armstrong, the envir- onment conservation instruc- tor, says he got the idea from the television program Room 222. He says the 70 students in the program will soon be launching various fund-raising projects in an effort to raise enough money to purchase tele- vision time. "The objective of the project is lo make people realize we do have environmental prob- lems in southern Alljcrta and that these problems must be Mr. Armstrong said. "We want to voice our own concerns about environmental problems." The students plan to write and produce the commercials Landlord tenant brief coming The landlord tenant advis- ory board working committee met Monday to finalize a brief to be submitted to city hall for the establishment of such a Iward in the city. Tony Tobin, the city's co- ordinator of social planning, said the brief will submitted lo the city's community ser- vices advisory board this week. Other members of the work- ing committee are Wendy Ras- mussen and Wayne Clark, stu- dent advisers at the Community College. HKGISTRATION In Alberta, birth registra- tions are required within one month, marriages within three days, and deaths within 24 hours and before burial which will be run over a period of time, depending on how much money can be raised. One of the fund raising gim- Tamarax entertains inmates Several entertainers in the city recently appeared in a two- hour concert staged at the Lethbridge Correctional Insti- tution. Tamarax, a local rock band, and Alicia Margo, an interna- tionally travelled singer and comedienne, performed without charge in a concert organized by the institute's recreational therapist, D. G. Atwood. Tamarax members are Steve Alexander, lead guitar; Eric Geisreiler, drums; Lyn John- son, bass guitar; Jack Carney, organ and Alf Tedesko, lead singer. Mr. Alex and er felt he ex- pressed the group's general feeling when lie said that the audience response had definite- ly made the performance en- joyable for the entertainers. The concerts are held irregu- larly at the institute. micks started today. For 25 cents, students had two shots at dunking a select group ol teachers and administrators in the dunk tank. Mr. Armstrong estimates that the students have to raise "several hundrec dollars" to make the project worthwhile. College meetings reopened Lolhbrirlge Community Col- lege board of governors meet- ings arc again open (o Ihc press and the public. The board decided during the summer to hold Its meetings behind closed doors Init has now reversed its decision. LCC board meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. The next meet- ing is Oct. 4. Conciliation hearings under way A (hree man conciliation board opened hearings in Leth bridge today in the contrac ri isput e between teachers an< trustees in the 18 rural schoo (iistricls in southern Alberta. The talks began last spring and several issues remained un resolved when the negotiations broke off in May. The main areas still in dis pule are: salaries, length o: (he agreement, pnyment for partial years of university, al lowances for principals am vice-principals and trustee con Iribiilions to Alberta Healtl Care and Blue Cross. The dispute involves aboul teachers in 18 rural dis Iricfs south of Vulcan and Brooks. Southern harvest okay Central Alta. farmers request south help agriculture has formed a user- supplier information service which will enable farmers from this area with equipment available to get work in the area affected by early winter storms. Ralph Trimmer, region a 1 plant industry supervisor for Municipalities to meet in city Final preparations are being completed for a rush oil the city by 600 municipal politi- cians from throughout the prov- ince later this month. Between Del. 24 and Oct. 27, Lethbridge will be the host for the annual convention of the Al- berta Urban Municipalities As- sociation. Chairman of the convention committee, Alderman Tom Fer- guson, confirmed today that G. G. DesNewman, mayor of Whitby, Onl. and president of the Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities will be a featured speaker at the conference. CFMM secretary C. H. Langlois of Ottawa will also attend. Because the Alberta legisla- ture's fall session opens the same day as the AUMA conven- tion, there has been no con- firmation of attendance by pro- vincial officials at the confer- Here, kitty, kitty, kitty Some unusual things are seen along the highways these days, but a real rarity occurred Mon- day on the outskirts of Lelh- bridge. Phil Gates of Fort Macleod was driving into the city when a full grown bobcat scurried across the highway near the university overpass. That is a little out ot the or- dinary, because bobcats are not- oriously anti human and they rarely come anywhere near a populated area. Follow the greenback How BIG is million, the amount which tourists spent in Alberta last year Frank Smith, Travel and Convention Association of South- ern Alberta manager, says lying on the ground in bills they would occupy 772.7 acres, and In a line they would meas- ure 35.8 miles, more than the distance between Lethbridge and Fort Macleod. LARGE LUNGS The dolphin has Iryrge lungs in which it can store enough air to last for 20 or 30 minutes under water. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 Slh St. S. Phone 328-4075 One of Western Canada's largest full lino dealer- ships urgently requires dynamic individuals, sales ex- perience helpful but not essential. This application will interest the sales person who is not with his present position. We OKI a 400 to 500 new car operation in excellent facilities and will Irain you on the job. Above average- earning potsnlfal and full Co. benefits. Apply Box 89 lelhbridga Herald Business sessions will be held n the Holiday Inn with luncheons and dinners at the El Ranch'o Mqlor Hotel. Aid. Chick Chichester has arranged for accommodation in the various hotels and motels in the city and for bus service io the business sessions. O'Comiell to lecture at college Dennis O'Connell, Industrial co ordinalor for the City of Lethbridge, will lecture at the Lethbridge Communily College this week. He'll be speaking to second- year business management stu- dents on community industrial development, methods and techniques used in attracting industry and future develop- ment prospects for Lethbridge. The lecture will be held Oct. 5. Park opening delayed Bad weather has set back the opening of the Bridge Villa Estates mobile park, but lots should be ready by the end of October. Park owner Hay Chambers said the power installations to each of the 102 lots should be completed this week with na- tural gas hook ups to follow. Water and sewer lines are in. Frrty lots have been reserv- ed on a rental basis, Mr. Chambers said, at per month for a single and for a double lot. The central service building, including the main office and square foot community hall, is scheduled for comple- tion by the end of next week. A sauna bath will be built in the service building during the winter. Sis show homes will be set before the end of the month Mr. Chambers said, with land- scaping planned at the same time. he ADA in LeUibridge, here is a lot of harvest work be done in central Alberta and it will have to be done in hurry once it gets dry. He said a few m o r ft days ot persistent good weather will allow farmers m southern Al- berta to complete harvest op- erations. Mr. Trimmer said the de- partment of agriculture is now ooking for farmers in this re- gion who have Finished or will soon finish their harvest, and ivho will be willing to go north .0 custom combine crops for farmers in that area. All farmers willing to cus- Lom combine in central Alber- are asked to contact their district agriculturist offices or telephone the feed grain ex- change information number at 328-7721. Farmers willing to do this work are also asked to supply the department of agriculture with pertinent Information to allow it to co ordinate equip- ment supplies with the farmer! who need it. They lave lo know the name, address and telephone number of each farmer with equipment for use. If the farmer requires minimum acreage prior to moving equipment north, he should let the department know hat figure. The department wants to know the cost per acre farmers are seeking for the work and a list of the equipment each farmer Is able to send to custonvcombming jobs. Once the department knows when the custom combining outfits are available then all the information can be sent to the Red Deer and Edmonton offices of the department for co ordination with names of farmers requiring the ma- chines. Once the department has list of custom combiners and farmers who need them, par- tics will be put in touch with each other. They will have (o work out an agreement be- tween themselves. The department of agricul- ture emphasizes that it will In no way enter into the agree- ment for price and acreage be- tween the farmers and custom combining units. Minor in juries in accident There were only minor In- juries in a two-car collision at the intersection of 12th Ave. and 20th St. S. ot about 5 p.m. Mon- day, However, damage was caused in the accident, Involv- ing Alan James Rountree, 25, of 2114 20th St. S. and Linda Di- ane Shackleford, 22, of 2206 12th Ave. S. LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFiniNO SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 Serve The Perfect Food For All Occasions KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN Finger Lkfcin Good" SPECIAL SAVINGS ON BULK ORDERS FOR SMALL OR LARGE PARTIES! BREAD PIES PASTRIES BIRTHDAY and ANNIVERSARY CAKES We deliver anywhere In Southern Alberta FOOD and PASTRY SHOP 202! 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-8161 1701 M.M. DRIVE PHONE 328-7751 ;