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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THI LETHMIDCE MWAID Widniidoy, Oclebir 7, 1970 Miss Dominion Of Canada South Albertans will have an opportunity to meet Miss Do- minion of Canada during Vil- lage Centre opening. Norma Mickey, the present Miss Dominion of Canada, is a blue eyed bmenltc from Darn- ley, Prince Edward Island, known as Canada's most beau- tiful representative. Since a distinguished panel of judges selected her as the most beautiful. girl in Canada, Miss Hickey has been busy travelling throughout Canada, the United States and abroad. Miss Hickey, a 19-year-old student and professional model, won the title of Miss Dominion of Canada while representing Darnley, Prince Edward Is- land. Within hours after her selection as Miss Dominion of Canada, Miss Hickey was be- sieged with telegrams and teler- phone calls from .all parts of Canada. Miss Hickey prior to becoming Miss Dominion of Plenty Of Parking Room At Centre Village Lot A parking lot that eventually will hold more than cars will be one of. the main attrac- tions for shoppers to the new Centre Village Mall which opens this Thursday in Leth- bridge. The Wk acre shopping cen- tre, is located on It3h Street North in the centre of the city, is easily reached by car or bus from all parts of Southern Al- berta and the Crow's Nest Pass. Lethbridge transit buses will pick up and drop off passen- gers on 13th Street opposite the shopping centre. Six widely separated en- trances and axits have been provided on 2nd A. Avenue and 13th Street so that ears can move in and out of the parking lot without unnecessary delay and confusion. Extra trafffic police and com- missionairs will be on duty to aid in keeping the heavy vol- ume of traffic moving during tlw opening week. The City of Lethbridge has co-operated with the developers in widening 13th Street where it extends north from the CPR- underpass. Traffic lights are to be installed at the intersection of 2nd A. Avenue. Canada held the title of Miss Community Gardens .in Ken- sington, Prince Edward Island. Miss Dominion of Canada an- nually represents Canada in the Miss Universe Pageant held in Miami Beach, Florida, the Miss World Pageant, London, Eng- land, (lie Queen of the Pacific Pageant, Melbourne, Australia and the Miss International Pag- eant in Tokyo, Japan. An irresistible smile, a per- fectly proportioned figure, 5'C" and 125 IDS. along with a lively personality won her the title ol Miss Dominion of Canada be- fore television and motion pic- ture cameras and media from throughout Canada. Miss Hickey has three broth- ers and six sisters and was bom in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. She had, prior to becoming Miss Dominion of Canada completed her first year of a Secretarial Science course at Holland College in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. She enjoys swimming, sewing and baton twirling and one day would like to complete her education and become a teacher. Her story is so typical of the corttestants competing during the twelve year history of the Miss Dominion of Canada Pag- eant held annually in Niagara Falls at the Sheraton Brock Hotel. Norma Hiekey Enjoy A Devlish Good Made From Fresh Oranges IN CENTRE VILLAGE MALL for a premium Hot Dog Choose one of the three popular Dogs at Orange Julius Mongrel Dog Pickle Pooch Chili Dog A meal in a minute Now 2 locations To Serve You College Shopping Mall Beta's New Store In Centre Village Bata's new store in the Centre Village Mall pioneers newest shoe-selling tends. A bold new concept in store design combined with Ihe very latest footwear retailing tech- niques make Bata's newest store in the Centre Village Mall a national leader. Bata has over stores in 90 countries and they have chosen the Centre Village Mall in Lethbridge as one of the first locations to introduce the latest concept in store design. The "Centre Village Mall" store is wide open! front, permitting max- imum close examination of all shoes on display. Bright colours set off the smart, functional furnishings, and the whole store is Hooded with effective and well balanced lighting the results of lengthy study by leading European and Ameri- can experts in store design. The "straight lines" effect shows off a large display of shoes, thus complementing the retailing approach, in footwear, of Bata cus- tomers can reach for, feel and examine the styles which ap- peal to them. However, expert attention, advice, and service is always close at hand from Manager Doug Mclmws and his trained Bernie White Project Manager Bernie White, who began his association with architecture and building construction in 1937 is a relative newcomer to A. Dale and Associates, ar- Fulfilling the dual functions of project manager and clerk of works, he has had the respon- sibility of liaison between both the owners and the designers of the complex and the contrac- tor, Foundation Company of Canada. "This has been the largest shopping mall designed by our firm outside of Palliser Square, says Mr. White, "and because of its size, it was con- BERNIE WHITE chitects and town planners, who has lived with the Centre Village Mall for the last seven months. sidered important to have a man on the -scene." In the process of long ex- posure to the p r o j e c t, Mr. White has also been frequently involved in providing architec- tural arid technical advice to many individual tenants in Cen- tre Village Mall. Mr. White joined A. Dale and Associates early in 1969 and prior to his Lethbridge assign- ment was job captain on two A. Dale and Associates pro- jects in Calgary the new Zellers' store in Huntingdon Hills and the new Metro Ford dealer location. White began his career in Britain in 1937 and moved to Canada hi 1955. A graduate of Liverpool Technical College, he is now studying. for certifica- tion as a professional architect from the Architectural Institute Canada. sales personnel, in order to en- sure complete satisfaction with every purchase made from Bata's newest store at the Centre Village Mall Village Mall Open To Use Use of the enclosed mall and parking lot of the new Centre Village Mall will be available to service clubs, women's groups and other organizations for non-commercial purposes. "At Centre Village Mall are definitely community-mind- ed and we want people to do more then spend money here. We want them to be there just for the sake of enjoying them- selves" A. T. Oonnelley states. Groups wishing to use the mall or parking lot should write Mr. Connelley; outlining the purpose and the dates de- sired. Royal Bank At Centre To celebrate the opening of its new branch in the Centre Village Mall, the Royal Bank is holding 'open house' on Thurs- day and Friday of this week. The attractive premises is carpeted wall-to-wall in bright Danish gold. A customer lounge contains a black Spanish sofa with matching chairs and a wrought iron coffee table. The new branch will provide a complete banking service for residents, retailers and busi- ness firms in the area. A night depository has been installed for the use of merchants in the shopping centre and nearby businesses. The Centre Village branch is managed by Arthur J. Kirr who has been transferred from the Royal Bank1 in Red Deer. Mr. Kirr and his wife Eunice have taken up residence on 10th Avenue North at 27th Street. Mr. Kirr is an antique car buff and owns a 1929 Plymouth in excellent condition with only original miles on the speedometer. He also likes to fish and hunt. To celebrate the opening the branch will pay interest from Oct. 1 on all bonus savings ac- counts opened before Oct. 15. Among the services being provided by the Centre Village branch are Termplan personal loans, small business loans, residential mortgages, bonus savings and personal chequing accounts, term deposits, bank- ing by mail, travellers cheques and safety deposit boxes. Banking hours will be 10 a.m. ARTHUR KIRR to 3 p.m. Monday to Wednes- day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thurs- day, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays. Mr, Kirr will welcome the op- portunity to be of service to merchants moving into the new shopping centre. The bank- employs a staff of seven. Wide Choice Tliis fall Lcthbridgc women will have a wide choice of hem- lines, judging by the styles being shown at the new Centre Village Mall. In addition to the controversial .rnidi and max! lengths, shoppers will find the [onguette (calf above the calf, knee length, classic mini (above lisa mini and micromini, fill acceptable in today's fashion world. Tomorrow adds another jewel to their crown of fine footwear shops aratiA renW An exciting new concept in footwear shopping comes to Lethbridge with the grand opening of the new BATA store in the Centre Village Mai! this Thursday. Opening will be full of surprises for the entire family with a big... 20% DISCOUNT on all merchandise in our store from 10A.M. to 1 P.M. 10% DISCOUNT from 1 P.M. 'Ill closing. Meet MISS DOMINION OF CANADA who will be there to greet you with FREE roses for the ladies cigars for the men, balloons and candy for the children; Free records for the first 400 customers. ;