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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta CALIFORNIA u For information and booking! eonlact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 The Lethbttdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, October 7, 1072 PAGES 13 TO 23 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDG. 740 4lh AVE. 5. PHONE 328-7121 Now Arriving: THE NEW EUROPEAN FALl EYE FASHIONS for 1973 City council meets in town hall style By HICHAM) BUKKE Herald Staff Writer City council will meet one hour earlier than usual Tues- day to field questions and com- ments from local residents on civic business. Beginning at 7 p.m., council will yield the floor to the public for a general discussion of local More golf facilities said needed Thanksgiving is I mm a nil el .Christian School's 370 students have collected about S230 worth of groceries that they will don- ate to The Salvation Army to slwring your ivealth ivith your neighbors be distributed to needy fam- ilies for Thanksgiving. Among the school's Grade 1 to 9 contributors are, from left to right, Tammle Hunt, Sylvia Van der Kooi, Marjor- ie Brouwer and Terry Molen- aar. Principal HerDian Konyn- cnbclt said perishable goods will be delivered immediate- ly while canned goods and other items that will keep, will he made into gift ham- pers. is an annual gesture at Thanksgiving by the cliil- drcn for everything they have, to those less said the principal. Most of the food was col- lected from the homes of the children. For morale, family structure, health, education Better housing for Indians important need By RUDY HAUGENEDER Herald Staff Writer Poor housing and "gouging landlords" produce a disinte- gration of values and the fam- ily structure for city-dwelling Indians. Gordon Hornby, general man- ager of Canative Housing Cor- poration in Edmonton says, de- cent housing for city. Indians produces "electrifying im- provements" in morale, family structure, health and attitude towards education. MOVING? Canative, a non-profit all- Indian organization, was formed recently to "do some- thing about the deplorable hous- ing" for Indian families in Ed- monton and eventually in all major Alberta centres. The organization received a loan from the Central Mortgage and Housing Corpor- ation tills week to purchase on additional 50 houses to rent to needy Indian families currently living in Edmonton's slum areas. It was the third major loan 'or the organization, which has already purchased and reno- vated some 50 homes at an av erage cost of under he said. The homes are rented to In- dian families which average about 7.0 persons comparcc with the Edmonton non-native average of 3.3 members per family already living in Ed monton. The rent averages about per month including utilities. AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Through the organization the iverage housing cost per per- ;on is compared to the lational average of Renovations to recently-pur- chased homes were done by federally financed Local Incentives Program. The dians who were previously either on unemployment insur- ance or the welfare rolls. Urban Indians find it "tough" to acquire decent housing and are generally discriminated against, or "at the mercy o[ gouging he said. Because of the combined fac- tors, Indian families frequently find themselves moving many as five times a year. Indian families are given "orientation" when rented a home. This teaches them how to take care of their new home get along with neighbors, and adjust to the various new situa lions res lilting from living in good residential areas. Included in the orientation are where children can pi and a general layout of AIR COND1TIOKING Alcon Refrigeration Lid. For the best buy in Air Conditioning Phone ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAl MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phono 328-4095 The Campbell Clinic Is pleased to announce that DR. A. R. F. WILLIAMS Has joined the department of Family Practice in its LETHBRIDGE OFFICE at: 430 Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 328-8101 Condition satisfactory A Lethbridge man is in satis- factory condition in the Leth- bridge Municipal Hospital today alter being struck by a car while riding his bicycle Thurs- day. Joseph Cook, 39, of 802 18th St. N. was riding his bicycle west on 5th Ave. N. when he was in collision with a car at llth St. driven by Bruce Miki, 617 lllh St. N- chools and recreation facilities .vail able. During the summer, Canative icld a yard contest which of- ercd first 'prize, for second and for third best- sept yards. Mr. Hornby said Indian yards were "second to none" in the city and judges were hard- irogram employed some 45 In- pressed to select a specific property. It cost notliing to enter. The average rent is from to cheaper per month than what is normally paid for "de- plorable housing." "As many of these families are on social assistance, this represents a net saving to the public, Mr. Hornby said. Canative's goal Is to have 250 families re-housed by the end of 1973. "At that he said, "we will have taken care of the hard core poverty cases of tive families in the city." The rents collected are used lo pay back the housing loans le said. Eighty-seven per eenl ;oes back to the governmeni n loan repayment, taxes ant nterest. The rest goes towan utilities, insurance and home maintenance. Mr. Hornby told The Herald that Canative is operated undei a provincial charter. Before the group can expan ba released until later this month. The agenda also includes: a final invoice for the in- surance appraisal of city facil- ities which comes to which is more than coun- cil agreed to pay for the work; explanation by Dr. C. D. Stewart of the intent of the water user's conference, to be held Oct. 14 at the Lethbridge Community College; A bylaw "which allows for the police to impose a discipline upon children without having to go through the very involved juvenile proceedings and re- duces the fines to paid by the juvenile offender" to A delegation from the Al- berta Housing Corporation to discuss a local housing study and recommendations for pub- lic housing in the city; A recommendation from the city manager that council meet with people who have fil- ed a claim against the city for damages incurred by the clos- ing of a lane between 6th Ave. and 6th A. Ave. S- The meeting will be held In council chambers. Deadline Tuesday Nominations for the Leth- aridge federal riding must be filed with returning officer, Ed Davidson, by 3 p.m. Tuesday. Nomination papers must be signed by 25 or more electors and accompanied by a ?200 de- posit- The deposit will be re- turned if a candidate gets at least half the votes of the win- ning candidate on Oct. 30. WEEKEND SPECIALI Family Dinner FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN Chicken Chow Mein Sweet and Sour Spareribi Deep Fried Shrimps, Breaded or Pineapple Chicken Chicken Fried Rice ALL FOR ONLY................ Delivered fo Your Homo Piping Hot! 3 .95 and 11 a.m. to p.m. PHONE THE 327-0240 327-2297 LOTUS Ar.ross From CPR Depot Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5lh Strcel South Phone 328-6661 NOW OPEN Government licensed Technician Repairs lo Radios, Televisions and Tope Recorders. SONY DUAL LLOYDS NORESCO College plans public weekend The Lelhbridge Community College is planning a con- centrated public information binge early next month. The college will be offering anyone ami everyone who is interested an opportunity to go out to the campus and take part in any activity available welding, law enforcement, bus- iness machines and others. The purpose is to let people try (he college on for size and, if they like fhe fit, perhaps they'll become full-time stu- dents in the future. The "Weekend College" Is set for Nov. 3 and 4. Further informalion is available by calling LCC at 327-2141. BIRTH RATE DROPS The number of live births in Alberta, which reached a peak of in I960, has since de- clined steadily to last year. CLIFF BIACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAl BLDG, Lower Level PHONE 327-28M joint city and school use of the school. Two proposals have sub- mitted by the provincial super- intendent of culture youth and recreation outlining the cost breakdowns for a gymnasium complex with the "needs of the community as a whole" mind. A square-foot com- plex, with showers and dressing rooms would cost For square feet of gymnasi urn facilities, fhe cost would be The cost sharing arrange ment would be among the proy ince, the city and the public school board, with the province paying the biggest share. projects, separate facilities for senior citizens or a combination of the proposals. AT ALL Ixn-o has no age limits. In 1970, 50 bridegrooms and 15 brides in Alberta were over 75 years of age. The Campbell Clinic Is pleased to announce that DR. R. KINGSTON Has joined the department of Family Practice at the COALDALE OFFICE Phone 345-3072 PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6th 51. S. and 1514A 9lh Ave.S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring blocking and leather processing Perfect pleot drapery processing SAMSON-DOMINION QUAUTY ELECTRIC BLENDER For the party giver, 7 speed rotary speed 52 oz. pact resistant container, Sfcvnless steel culling blades. Colors; Harvest Gold, Avoc- ado, Poppy, Blue. Reg. 27 SPECIAL Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS SI 10 INSTALLED Phone 328-2176 ANTIQUE and BY-GONE SALE SAT.r OCT. 14 A.M. Viewing Fri. Evening Oct. 13 7-10 p.m. CATALOGUES AVAILABLE Watch for a complete listing of ilems for our regular weekly sale in Tues., Oct. 10th Lethbridge Herald AUCTION BARN 7508 2nd Ave. N. Phone 327-1222 Save If you can wait unfil Wed- nesday you'll save a tidy on a luper-brite, 20" color portable TV. Stand1 included. Was Sale Look for Sirnpsoni- 32-page, iull color Furnishings Festival drcu- Ear. Bargains start Wednesday, October lllh Everyone Loves a Sentimental Santa! AND OUR NEW PORTRAIT SPECIALS MAKE IT SO EASY from a number of different packages and design! to save you money Not fo be Confused with Cheap Photographs Available Elsewhere BUT MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT NOW JUST PHONE 327-2673 OR 327-2565 MAKE NO MISTAKE! You know nama tut The address 1224 3rd Ave. South Opposite the Elks Club ;