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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta IB LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, OCIOBtr 11, 1V73 Car counter installed Pat Marklevitz of Edmonton covers up a new wire for counting cars between Wilson Siding and Stuart, about five miles south of Lethbridge. The new wire replaces one which has counted cars for more than ten years. The highways department has recently been replacing various other counters in the Lethbridge area. Cars passing over the wire interrupt an electrical field triggering the counting mechanism. House canvass delayed 1 week Pint size containers delivered to residences by United Way will be collected between Oct 22 and Oct 27 and not between next Monday and Wednesday as originally planned. Mrs Karen Lawson. residential campaign chairman says. The containers, distributed to 11.200 homes in the city, were distributed to contain the donations of persons who would not otherwise have SUPER SPECIAL! SHEPHERD 2" SATELLITE PLATE OR STEM CASTERS Use on chairs heavy foot- stools sewing machines for eas> moving Antique Copper or oriqm Brass AC SHEPHERD 2Vi" MEOTEOR PLATE OR STEM CASTERS For carpeted or hard-sur faced floors th furniture weighing up to 75 lb Brown or Beige rtC Setof4 APPLIANCE ROLL- OUT Nov. you can move your stove fridge or other ap- pliances for quick easy cleaning' m Special Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN been contacted by United Way. primarily housewives and students Reason for the delay, says Mrs Lawson. is to allow residents more time to make their contributions of nickels and dimes for which the con- tainers are designed. The containers were to have been delivered to homes in the city a week before the United Way kick off Sept 24. but because of the rail strike, Mrs. Lawson says, the con- tainers were not received on time. The United Way has receiv- ed the committment of 15 agencies, funded by the an- nual canvass, to help in ttRT STUDIO ON PICTURE FRAMING SINCE 5 AVE S HEINO DEEKEN Manager COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 UMROYAL ZETfl Mileage Guaranteed Tires ZETA RADIAL Ironclad Guarantee 3 MILES 75% MORE HAZARD PROTECTION' 20% MORE CAR CONTROL' 12cv, MORE TR ACTION- AMD YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS. UNIRQYAL CREDIT PLAN AVAILABLE KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. Phone 327-5985 or 327-4705 ALTA.-6201 50th Ave. Phone 223-3441 B.C.-Phoni 423-7740 collecting the containers The city has been divided into 15 areas for collection of the containers with each agency and member of the United Way responsible for one area. Size of the areas has been determined on the basis of the allotments to the 14 agencies and the Canadian Red Cross, with agencies that have higher allotments responsible for larger areas "About 300 persons will go out and pick up the con- says Mrs. Lawson. Volunteers from the Lethbridge Family Y and the YWCA will be responsible for collecting the containers in the whole of the north side, she says Persons who have been mis- sed in the residential pick-up will be able to drop off their containers at a number of locations which include the Family Y and the Canada Safeway store at 16th Avenue and Mayor Magrath Drive. Mrs Lawson says she will be negotiating with a number of other businesses to have them accept the containers if they are missed during the residen- tial pick up Mrs. Lawson says she ex- pects container donations will bring between and 000 to United Way but hopes E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth] DENTAL LAB. LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 donations will exceed this figure in order to top last year's residential total of with the aid of 600 per- sons who have been sent letters asking for their donations Anyone who wishes a receipt for their container donation will receive one from the'United Way office if he encloses his name, address and the amount contributed, along with his donation. United Way will mail him a receipt for income tax pur- poses United Way has received more than from 285 of 600 persons who were con- tacted by personal letter for their donations. This group comprises persons who last year contributed or more during the residential can- vass Mrs. Lawson says she ex- pects about to be collected by this method. Persons who have not con- tacted United Way by the end of October will be canvassed during the first two weeks of November, says Mrs Lawson About 30 volunteers will be needed to complete the can- vass of persons who have been sent personal letters, she says. The United Way campaign, which this year kicked off Sept 24, has collected Ten canvassers in the business canvass have com- pleted 50 calls. The 50 businesses canvassed this year have contributed five per cent more than they did last year. YOUR BUSINESS ASSOCIATES KNOW THE THREE SISTERS MOTEL IS THE BEST ACCOMMODATION IN THE CROWSNEST! DO YOU? COLOR TV FREE LOCAL TEL CALLS ICE NEWSPAPER FERNIE'S NEWEST RESTAURANT ADJACENT RESERVE FERNIE 423-4438 This Week MUSICLAND SUPPLIES LTD. m MCA 8-track stereo tapes featuring MCA's Latest Half-Breed Cher First Water Sharks Mary Bobbins Marty Bobbins You've Never Been This Far Before Corway Twilty To The Good Life Bert Kaempfert Tired of your old tapes7 Try our 99c lape exchange1 Choose tapes from our tape selections latest Rock, Male Vocal, Female Vocal, Classi- cal, Motion Pictures, Country and Western, Instrumental, Children's Stories, Quad. 1209 3rd South Phont 327-1OS6 Restaurateur within rights A charge of assault against a Lethbridge restaurant owner who push- ed a person off his premises was dis- missed in provincial court Wednesday. Provincial Judge L. W. Hudson dis- missed the charge against Daniel Peters, 1322 29th St. S., owner of The Dairy Queen, 12th Avenue and Mayor Magrath Dr., on the grounds that he was acting within his rights and respon- sibilities to maintain discipline at his business Peters was charged with grabbing Brian Malacko, 524 Dieppe Blvd., by the throat July 30 when Malacko refus- ed to leave the parking lot of the Dairy Queen at 12th Avenue and Mayor Magrath Drive. Peters admitted grabb- ing Malacko's throat and pushing him, but stated he had told Malacko on two previous occasions to get off his premises and stay off. The incident occurred when Peters tried to drive into his parking lot and found the driveway blocked by a group of young people who were standing around talking. Provincial Judge Hudson said he accepted Peters' testimony "I gathered that the complainant (Malacko) was a smart aleck by his demeanor on the witness he said. "The accused is bound to maintain order and discipline on his premises." a 1 Scouts seek more funds to hire co-ordinator Unless the local Boy Scout organization gets nearly twice the amount it has been ten- tatively allotted this year by Lethbridge United Way, it will be unable to hire a second much needed full-time scouting co-ordinator, a spokesman says The full-time professional is needed to revitalize a sagging local program but the organization needs from the United Way to hire the person, says Bob Jenkins, executive director of the Lethbridge Boy Scout council. The local scout organization has been told it can expect to receive from the United Way's 1973 drive, if the drive meets its unofficial objective of Mr. Jenkins says. About would be the local organization's contribu- tion to the executive's salary. The executive would be employed regionally to work for the Lethbridge district for four months of the year and would be employed by the Southern Alberta region the other eight months. Mr Jenkins says of the request would go toward the executive's salary and maintaing him in the field and the remainder of the in- crease is needed to keep pace with the rising cost of living. In asking for the Lethbridge Council of the Boy Scouts of Canada is asking for more than twice the amount it has ever been allotted before. The district council received from last year's can- vassing. The boy scout executive is needed to offset a drop in boy scout membership which has declined from a 1966 total of persons to 883 members this year, through a revitaliza- tion of the volunteer program, Mr. Jenkins says Another full-time executive staff member would put emphasis on the development of volunteer help which in turn would lead to a more meaningful program of greater interest to a larger number of boys, says Mr. Jenkins. His influence would be felt all through the program, Mr. Jenkins believes, down to the level of the individual scout. His primary role would be as a teacher, consultant and advisor to the service staff, a group of 12 volunteers who work in co-operation with group leaders, making suggestions providing them with ideas, training and sup- port. Mr. Jenkins projects an in- crease in scout membership to by 1975 and says that with employment of a full- time scout executive, who can help solve recruiting problems, the number of BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 328-037S 2716 12 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwirfe Bldg 222 5th SI S rhoni 321-4095 For Permanent Beauty In Your Home Straw Flowers from Bunch Dried Arrangements priced from Call 327-5747 FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322-6th St. S., Lethbrldge group leaders would increase. As a result, there would be an increase in the amount of per- sonal contact between group leaders and the boys, says Mr. Jenkins. It is unrealistic to expect all boys to join the movement, but he says "the aim is to make the program available to every boy and to let everyone know the programs available." "The need for this man is evident in the whole he says. The number of volunteers would have to be increased from 135 to 400 to effectively provide programming for 500 boys, says Mr. Jenkins. If the organization is unable to obtain the amount of the re- quest, says Mr. Jenkins, alter- native methods of filling the same need will have to be con- sidered. Boys 5 to 16 are eligible to join scouts in one of four groups. Depending on their age they can join the beavers, cubs, scouts or venturers. Mr. Jenkins says the boy scout movement has moved away from the military approach and is now en- couraging leaders to help a boy grow and develop his potential by experiencing rather than by following in- structions. "The emphasis in the organization is on meeting the needs of the boys and in help- ing them develop through be- ing involved in challenging ac- tivities which are he says. U of L attracts students University enrolment up The University of Lethbridge is now sure that its enrolment total is greater than last year. University officials were reluctant to boast of an enrol- ment increase until students went through the routine of filing class cards. The statistics released this week show that there are 55 more full-time students Car-truck crash hurts passenger About damage and one minor injury resulted from a collision on Highway 3 near the stockyards Wednes- day afternoon. Lyle William Morrow, 54, of Debolt, was driving east on Highway 3 when he attempted to turn left off the highway. His vehicle was in collision with a truck driven by Leonard David Fingaryk, 30, of Lethbridge. A passenger in the Morrow vehicle, Frank Stevenson, suf- fered a bruised chest attending classes this fall than there were a year ago. Spokesman for the U of L registrar's office say students are attending classes full-time in the 1973 fall semester. Statistics also show that 472 part-time students are attending the U of L this fall, compared to 361 on this date in 1972. The enrolment figures represent an increase in new students taking their first two years of studies at the U of L, spokesmen for the university say. Liaison between U of L, arts groups suggested The University of Lethbridge senate will be ask- ed Saturday to consider the establishment of a liaison between the U of L and art, drama and music interests in Southern Alberta com- munities. The senators, in their regular fall meeting, will also be asked to react to a suggested list of fine arts committee members A special committee of the senate will recommend a new coat of arms for the U of L be adopted by the senators The public is welcome to at- tend the senate meeting to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the U of L Certified Denlil Mechanic CLIFF BLACK. BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lowtr Llttl PHONE 327-2822 AIR VAC 1811 2nd Ave. S. PHONE 328-0286 Power Furnace Cleaning DR. R. S. FABBI OPTOMETRIST 314 8th Street South APPOINTMENTS PHONE 327-3331 FRIDAY and SATURDAY DINE DANCE This Week Featuring "Frankly Brothers" WESTWINDS DINING ROOM to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE SUNDAY FAMILY DAY Sunday Brunch 10a.m. to 2 p.m. Family Dining 12p.m. to 10 p.m. (Special Children's Menu) IN THF OLD TRADITION OF WESTERN HQSPITAUTV jawuy lestaulant NU-MODE HOMES LTD OCTOBER 10th thru OCTOBER 14th Thursday-Friday 6 p.m. 9p.m. Saturday-Sunday 2 p.m. 9p.m. No. 9 PRIMROSE PLACE ;hr I ow 1277- 3rd Ave. South ayments Phone 327-1130 ;