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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE October City Scene Parade to mark cadet week A parade, marking the start of Cadet Week, will be carried out Sunday by the Army, Navy and Air Cadets in Lethbridge. The parade will form at the Civic Centre at a.m. and proceed to Southminster United Church at 11 a.m. then march to city hall where the salute will be taken by Mayor Andy Ander- son. On Monday the Army Cadet Corps will hold a retreat ceremony at city hall starting at 7 p.m. More than 100 young men and women are involved in the Lethbridge cadet groups. Prebuilt contract extended Prebuilt Industries Ltd. has received a million exten- sion to its contract with a California company involved in the construction of the Alaska pipeline project. The original contract, for million, was signed in April this year with Fluor Corporation of Los Angeles to supply food ser- vice and recreational units to Fluor's crews in Alaska. The April contract is being completed, says Prebuilt, and work under the contract extension has already started. Truck reported stolen A 1967 brown IHC half-ton truck was reported stolen to Lethbridge city police on Friday. The truck is owned by Victor Chief Moon of Cardston and was reported stolen from 202 13th St. S. Not guilty plea in theft A 60-year-old New Dayton man who pleaded not guilty in provincial court today, to a charge of theft over was remanded until Oct. 16 so he could get a lawyer Donald J. Thibodeau is charged in the theft of from Lois Doenz, 50, of 117 7th Ave. A S. on Sept. 12. He was released' from custody after signing a promise to appear in court Oct. 16. Man killed in auto mishap A 27-year-old Cranbrook man was killed instantly after his car struck a guardrail and overturned on an overpass about one- quarter of a mile north of Cranbrook about a.m. today. Cranbrook RCMP say Robert George Lafldry was approaching Cranbrook on the overpass when the accident oc- curred. An inquest has been ordered. Charges pending against pair Charges of attempting to es- cape lawful custody are pending against two Ontario men who tried to flee from the Lethbridge provincial court house Friday morning. Lethbridge RCMP have the charges pending. Shortly after 10 a.m., Duschan Stozier, after hear- ing he would be remanded in custody for another week, leaped from the prisoner's box ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz 222 Stfc St. S. Phone 328-4095 WEAR-EVER 7 PIECE COOKWARE SET Color crafted aluminum. Set includes 1 and 2 quart covered saucepan; 5 qt. Dutch oven; and 10" easy clean skillet. Avocado. Poppy or Gold. COMPLETE SET ONLY 24 Call HooMwim 327-5767 DOWNTOWN and ran from the courtroom. Another prisoner, Allan Charles Parker, 19, also leaped from the prisoners box and followed Stozier. Stozier was apprehended on the sidewalk outside the building and Parker was caught in the hallway by an RCMP officer. A Lethbridge man and woman, both charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking, were remanded to Nov. 4 for plea and election of trial. Richard Barry 24, and Vickie Palmer, 20, were charged Sept. 4 after a man and a woman on a motorcycle were stopped at 24th Street and 2nd Avenue N. by RCMP. PHIL ILLINGWORTH photo Going down Prospective residents of the senior citizen's high rise on 6th Avenue South are probably glad they won't be faced with this type of stair to get down from the top floor. As for the workmen, they're probably happy they have a stair to use instead of clambering down the scaffolding hand over hand. Five receive mmor injuries in city accidents overnight SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS Installed Phone 328-2176 Jerry L ZezuHa U.CJ. Accretfitea Appraiser Canadian Institute Real Estate Appraiser Consultant Value Valuation Day Value Estate Settlement Firs Insurance Feasibility Studies Rental Analysis RELIANCE AGENCES 822-3rd Avenue South Phone 32S-9216 Two Lethbridge youths are in satisfactory condition in hospital after a car in which they were riding struck a light standard at Mayor Magrath Drive and 5th Avenue N Friday about p.m. Lethbridge city police say Neil Anderson, 17, of 1018 i5th St. N.. the driver of the vehicle was proceeding north on Mayor Magrath Drive N. when the accident occurred. He was taken to St. Michael's Hospital where he's being treated for a broken arm. A -passenger. Michael Paul 1502 3rd Ave. N was taken to Municipal Hospital with multi- ple lacerations to the head. Damage to the vehicle reported at SI.350 Bad road conditions accounted for another accident on the 9th Street bridge at a.m. today and resulted in three minor injuries and damage. Police say Gregory Hodgen, 17, of 707 7th St. N was proceeding north on the bridge when he lost control of his car on the ice sur- face and struck the west side of the bridge. HEATFLO tRSD THADE ELECTRIC TRACING TAPES Available at AUTOMATIC THERMOSTAT APPROVED OLIVER Industrial Supply Ltd. 236 36 St North Phone 327-1571 or contact the "OLIVER DEALER" nearest you. GUARANTIED SERVICE To SONY. LLOYDS. PIONEER. NORESCO. and other ol ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT 2 to Senre You ANGLO STMIOAPHOTO SKRVICC otrr. 419 5th Street South Phone 328-0575 Man charged with cattle theft A Lethbridge man pleaded not guilty in provincial court Friday to two charges of theft of cattle and two charges of harboring a stray. He was Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL OENTM.ILDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 Man successfully appeals jail term for drunkenness A 30-year-old Lethbridge man who appealed a four month sentence for intoxication won his appeal in District Court Friday but was placed on the interdiction list. L. S. Turcotte, chief Judge of the District Court of Southern Alberta, said the appeal would not set any precedent to over ride any decisions made by magistrates in provincial court. William Michael David was charged with intoxication Sept. 4 and Provincial Judge L. W. Hudson adjourned sentencing until Oct. 17 to see how the accused would do. David was arrested again Sept. 18 and sentenced to four months in jail the next day. During that four month period he was to at- tend a program for alcoholics. While it was pointed out in court a person does not have to take the course, David said he would have taken the course but "no one approached me about it." Norm Cowie, of Lethbridge, the regional director for the alcohol and drug abuse com- mission, told the court the program at the Lethbridge Correctional Institute is a 120 hour course, two hours a day and five days a week. He explained what the program tries to do for people who need help, but David's defence counsel questioned the efficiency of the course. "I agree it is a good program and there are people who do need help but you can't help someone unless they want the counsel said. "The man is in jail. Why can't he be in the program without being The defence counsel said the course lasts two hours a day and the rest of the time the man is in contact with other prisoners "who possibly are there under more serious cir- cumstances." David also told the court he would meet with Alcoholics Anonymous and admitted he has a drinking problem. He will be on the interdiction list indefinitely. Coal reserves 'must t eventually be tapped9 Alberta will be neglecting its responsibilities to the rest of the world if it does not develop Rocky Mountain coal reserves, says Charlie Drain, MLA for Pincher Creek Crowsnest. "It would be unrealistic to think that in this little part of the world we can. hold this reserve as a magic island when other people need he says. "Japan won't eat without in- dustrial products to sell. What would the impact be on Canada if there were no coal for the steel industry in On- tario? It must be looked at in terms of the welfare of all Canada." The MLA was commenting on an Alberta Environment Conservation Authority report released this week which recommended restrictions on coal development. no question rehabilitation can be done with proper Mr. Drain said. Conceding there would be '-'interim en- vironmental damages" cover- ing 20 to 30 years, hesaid he is "not prepared to cry havoc that the eastern slopes are go- ing to be destroyed." "But ultimately the people pressure is going to force the development." He said un- sightly strip mines are more efficient and safer than un- derground mines. Seventy per cent of the reserves tapped by underground mines were now untouchable. Vast amounts of Dangerous driving nets man fine remanded to Dec. 20 for a preliminary hearing. Karel C. Roelofs was charg- ed on one count of stealing two heifers and on another count of stealing one cow. Both charges of harboring strays involved cows. Mr. Roelofs elected to be tried by a judge and jury, and was released on his own recognizance. An 18 year old Calgary man was found guilty by Provincial Judge A. H. Elford Friday of dangerous driving. He was fined and receiv- ed a one year driving suspen- sion. William Lloyd Stevenson was charged with the offence June 28 following an auto acci- dent eight miles south of Lethbridge on Highway 4. He appeared in provincial court July 26 and pleaded not guilty. A statement given by the ac- cused to the RCMP after the accident was admitted as evidence at the trial Friday. The statement said Stevenson had consumed two bottles of beer and half a glass of rye and Coke between 7 and p.m. on the evening of the accident. Stevenson said shortly before the accident as he was driving north towards Lethbridge. He was tired, his eyes kept closing and he was looking for a place to pull over. RE-ELECT Cam Barnes Council October 16th Robert Christiansen, a truck driver from Dawson, Minn., testified he followed Stevenson for about 15 miles before the accident happened. "I saw the pickup truck weaving all over the road." Mr Christianson said. Later, from some distance, he said he saw the truck veer into the southbound lane and then the accident occurred. Stevenson was injured in the accident. The driver of the other vehicle, Pamela Jones was also injured. Two passengers in her car were hurt. PENNER'S PLUMBING 1209 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-4121 coal were wasted in sup- porting tunnels. "One man's life is wortl; a scar on a hillside and I'm not in love with scarring he said. In its report, the authority which has studied the eastern slopes for a year for the provincial government, said aerial surveys and "light ground operations" should be used to explore for coal. It said" government inspec- tion staffs should be beefed up to implement stricter en- forcement of land use legislation. "Known deposits of coal should be declared as future reserves and left undisturbed until, required to service Alberta's the 224 page report said. "The damage and devasta- tion left behind in the process of surface mining the incredible devastation of the mountainside make it possible to wonder why this particular resource is ex- ploited at all." "Surface mining for coal is in conflict with virtually every other use to which the slopes might be the authority said. MOVING? FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE327-656S E. s. P. 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