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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Thursday, October 15, 1970 New Interest Shown Hostel May Make It The Swift Canadian Co. Ltd. plant in the city's industrial park is employ about 28 persons, most of whom will be hired locally. The gen-scheduled for completion this spring. Work on the $3.5 million "kill and eral contractor for the job is Oland Construction Ltd. of Calgary, ship" facility has been under way since July. When finished it will John Boras New Chairman Of Separate School Board John Boras is the new chairman of the Lethbridge separate school board. He was elected Wednesday. He was serving as chairman CADET NEWS No. 2296 army cadet corps will switch parade nights from Thursday to Tuesday each week after tonight's drill, it is announced by Capt. N. E. Price, chief instructor. Parades will continue to be held at the Kenyon Field armory from where transportation leaves each night at 6:30 stopping at designated points in the city. Members of the corps, sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion in conjunction with the 20th Independent Field Battery RCA (M) of Lethbridge, will fall-in tonight at. 7:30. since the resignation last spring of Dr. W. J. Cranley, former chairman. Dr. Tom Melling declined to serve another term as vice-chairman. Paul Matisz was elected to that position. Field Day For Corn A grain corn field day will be held Oct. 16, 2 p.m. in Bow Island. The field day sponsored by the Alberta department of agriculture will focus on the entire grain corn operation, and will include a tour of corn fields and of the corn drying operation. All interested persons are invited to attend and are asked to meet at the corn drying site west of the Bow Island elevators. GRAND OPENING STEVE'S QUALITY MEATS & CONFECTIONERY - COALDALE - Saturday, October 17 - 10 p.m. We do cutting and wrapping of your meats and game. Custom curing; also fresh meat and homemade sausage. PHONE 345-3929 cRn^lecPotOer QWhere creams leai)e off tingle power begins. With a purposeful pinlsj liqiiid we callJttiracol.HJse every other day to give your complexion the clean, clear glow of natural beauli/.jMiracol. Stephen in ourThree Steps to ^Beauty completion care plan.51/-: 02. bottle ofjMiracol with brush and dish, se.so "Three StepslocBeauUjCjomplf^cion ^areSef; $13.50 J/\ nd on l/i/a tijo ur... MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE COUEGE MALL - 328-1525 Gifts - Costume ]eu:cilery - Perfumes Fish Salvage AtKeho A fish salvage operation will be implemented Oct. 17, at Keho Lake, 20 miles northwest of Lethbridge. The reason for the operation is that fish endangered by low water levels in the lake will likely not survive when the lake freezes. The water level has been lowered by the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District in order that construction and repair work can be carried out on canal structures. Special salvage permits will be issued at the Lethbridge Fish and Wildlife office permitting the holder to take fish by the use of not more than 100 yards of gill net having a mesh size of not less than 3% inches. Fish taken under this permit are for home use only and may not be sold or bartered. The salvage permits will be in effect until Dec. 31, 1970. Big Permit Boosts Total Meeting On Pre-School Handicapped An orientation meeting for the volunteers of the pre-schooi for handicapped children will be held tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 6th Ave. and 18th Street S., where the school is held. Mrs. Nina Kuzyk, past-president of the Lethbridge Association for the Mentally Retarded will talk on causes and types of retardation. Dr. S. A. Perkins will discuss the role of family counselling and social impact. Mrs. Hilda Lyckman will describe the aims and objectives of the kindergarten program. ARTISTIC BEAUTY SALON Free Parking-Three Operators For Appointments Phone 328-3932 535 13th St. N. - Upstairs Above Acme TV Building permit totals for Lethbridge took the biggest single jump so far this year Tuesday w h e n a $7,505,000 permit was taken out by Poole Construction Ltd. for work on the University of Lethbridge west-side campus. Work on Phase 1 ol the project has been under way for some time but the university is not required to take out building permits before starting construction as the city's building inspector is not responsible for Mandrake At VofL Mandrake - master of extrasensory perception and "producer of illusions and ela-tions" -� will speak at the University Friday at noon and at 3 p.m., both times in the Kate Andrews Building lecture theatre. Mr. Mandrake's topic at noon will be the Magic of the Subconscious Mind, and at 3 p.m., How To Make Your Bad Habits Work For You. Overture Concert Tonight The opening concert in the 1970-71 Overture Concert Series will be held tonight at the Yates Memorial Centre, featuring the Iowa String Quartet. The concert, to start at 8.30, will comprise works by Haydn, Borodin and Beethoven. The quartet, currently residing at the University of Io.wa, consists of Allen Ohmes, violin, Jchn Ferrell, violin, William Preucil, viola, and Charles Wendt, cello. Admission will be by membership ticket only. FLUTE RENTALS $0"5O PER MONTH MUSICLAND Cor. 3rd Ave. & 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 Lethbridge Emergency Measures Organization invite YOU to attend the new session of RESCUR TRAINING CLASSES Which Will Commence Thursday, Oct. 22-8 p.m. IN ROOM 2-CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE To Register, Contact: CIVIC DEFENCE DEPARTMENT CITY HALL, LETHBRIDGE Phone 328-2341 - Local 247 inspection of the buildings. The permit brings the total for the year up considerably from the $13 million to the end of September. It will also likely make Oc-. tober's total the highest for the year. The average monthly total this year has been about $1.5 million. Odyssey House may weather the storm created by the city's refusal Tuesday to go along with a request for a further $500 to carry the operation over the next three months. Terry Bland, a member of the Youth Services Council, which is responsible for the operation of the house, said Thursday a two - month reprieve had been arranged following a meeting Wednesday with the owner of the house. Rent, which had been $450 a month plus utilities during the summer, has been reduced until Dec. 15 to $350 - approximately the income from a student co - op now operating in the house. Mr. Bland and Cliff Black, head of a Chamber of Commerce committee investigating drug abuse, have agreed to pick up the utility bill. It is planned to reactivate the original committee that was responsible for setting up Odyssey House, Mr. Bland said, to put together a well-researched brief containing detailed proposals for a drug information and crisis centre. He said the brief would be presented, to city council and whatever other government bodies it was necessary to approach in order to get some support. A meeting has been scheduled for Oct. 22 in the YMCA at 7:30 to organize plans for the brief. Although it is not intended as an open public meeting, representatives of service clubs and other organizations are invited to attend, he said. Mr. Bland said the reactivated committee would be working in close co - operation with the Lethbridge and Region Mental Health Planning Council, which recently announced plans to act as a co-ordinating body for groups interested in combatting drug abuse. The need for co - ordination of efforts that are already being made in the city is of paramount importance, Mr. Bland said. He also emphasized that there is quite definitely a drug abuse problem in the city and something must be done now to provide solutions. He praised the efforts of the young peopfe who operated Odyssey House this summer and pointed out the importance of maintaining the line of communication with the younger generation that had been established over the past four months. i First Nod Given To New Industry Approval in principle for a new industry for Lethbridge was granted by the Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday. Aqua Tech Ltd. of Calgary intends to build an activated carbon plant at 3719 2nd Ave. N. The firm's product is expected to find a ready market across Canada. Activated carbon can be used in many purification processes and in pollution control. One of two apartment applications on the commission's agenda was approved. Blue Star Homes was given approval in principle for a four-suite apartment at 238 15th St. N. Tabled for consultation with the planner was a proposal for a 12-suite apartment at 3319 20th Ave. S. The commission also passed a recommendation to city council that there be no changes m a d e in the development policy for the Scenic Heights subdivision. The area had been set aside for homes in the $40,000 class and a lecal developer had requested the minimum standard for buildings be lowered to $25,-000. Several signs for the city's first drive-in bank, at 230 13th St. N. were approved, although a request for signs indicating the parking area were turned down. ST. PATRICK'S CARNIVAL FAIR SAT, OCT. 17th-4.00-8.00 p.m. Family Fun Features: Beef on a Bun - Ice Cream Beoth Cake Walk - Bingo St. Patrick's Parish Hall TOMBOLA DRAW WILL BE MADE SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS $120 AND UP Phone 328-2176 ANNOUNCEMENT Dr. Douglas S. Cooper Formerly of Vancouver will be associated with Dr. F. T. Wood IN THE PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY Effective October 31st, 1970 Appointments may be made now by calling 327-8333 Lakeview Medical Dental Bldg. ;