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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE IETHBSIDCI HCRAID Thundny, Oclobir 19, Home Plan to aid low, middle incomers A loan program, nllowinR low nnd middle income families to borrow up ID COO to build a new house, is now available through the Albcrlii Housing Corporation. The same program provides loan money lo builders who in- tend ot sell or rcnl a house, to low and middle income fam- ilies wanting lo by an older house and lor home improve- ment. A variety of crilcrln is con- sidered to determine the eligi- bility of (lie loan applicant. The program is geared more toward lower income families but families at all income levels coulili he eligible. Mobile home owners are eli- gible for.a mortgage loan for the first lime tliis year under the AHC program. Included in IVcw genetics centre Major development slated By HIC .S1VIH.M1T Herald Staff Writer Southern Alberta has been chosen for the construction of the most modem handling facility for animal genetic material by Canadian Genetics lo be provided in this area include a bull slud for artificial insemination, cus-lom breeding of female cattle, a bull performance testing centre and a separate quarantine station for Pacific Rim trade animals. Dog she Are you proud of your mull? But it isn't pedigreed. That doesn't matter show it anyway. You'll get your chance Saturday at tile Lethbridge and District Keiuiel Club pot dog 6how, scheduled for p.m. at Die Centre Village Mall. If your dog is three months old or more and you are willing to enter it for no charge, you might discover you have Uie happiest or most obedient or clever dog .n lawn. There are two conditions, however. The dog must on a leash and accompanied by is set child who is six years or older, First to fourtli place ribbons will be awarded for happiness, good grooming, tricks, obedience, longest and slwrtest dog and tail and largest and smallest dog. The show is being put on to interest cliildren in showing, training, grooming and general cara of their pets. SUBDIVISIONS Downtown Lethbridge w a s subdivided In 1805 when provision was made for 100-foot wifc streets. In a nutshell, by early 1973 the company will offer a com- plete animal genetics service Irom full artificial insemination and progeny testing to cattle management. The company will provide ini- tial services for cattle but pro- vision has been made for hogs and horses as well as otl'.ev spe- cies as advancements in tech- niques make the gene manipula- tion economically attractive. Genes contain the hereditary features of the male and fe- male. Canadian Genetics is now de- veloping an initial site on 6-10 acres of irrigable land near Lethbridge v.-ith service to be available to the agricultural community early next year. An official of the new com- pany said in an interview that the addition of this new facility will help to consolidate south- ern Alberta as the North Am- erican centre of genetic man- agement. It will be the first facility of ils type in Canada. Full details of the operation will be released next week. the prcbuilt home category modular or hvin wide units nnd mobile homes Iho unils must be fixed in one place for (lie life of ihe home for Ihe owner to qualify for n loan. Properly on which a new home is built or a mobile home is placed must Ife owned by the loan applicant. Standards for (he house ore subject lo AI1C a p p rovol. Dans, specifications and a sur- veyor's certificate must accom- pany an application. The (Imvnpaymenl on a house can be as low as five per cent of the total cost mid depends ou the applicant's income level and ability lo pay. The same goes for the amount of the mortgage, up lo and the length of time to pay, up to 35 years. Loans can be obtained up to [or an existing house, wliich must be more than one year old. Home improvement loans up to are also available. NOT COMPETING Martin Thomas ot the AHC, said the program is not intend ed to compete wilh established lending institutions but is avail able to persons who fall just short of meeting the require ments of those institutions. Because of Ihe details involv f.A in approving applications processing takes (our to si> Mr. Thomas said. Interest rates are Ihe stand- ard per cent but are sub- ject lo adjustment by the cor- poration. Applications can be made including a fee, at the Cal gary office, 117 17th Ave. N. E or in Edmonton, 11810 Kings way Ave. Think Big Ws linally did it. We finally changed iVie looks of ihe Bug. For openers, open ihe door. And Wham-O: "What's a nice big interior like you doing inside a There's plenty of leg room up Iront. There's lots of head room. The windshield is curved and pushed o way Irom your nose. It's 42% larger. IThot'i the windshield, not your nose.) The padded dash is completely re- designed and easier to read Ifor ihoso of you who like to read The seats are more comfortable, cur- ved and contoured to your body. Inertia-typo seol belts buckle up as standard equipment. And wonder of wonders, it is now much easier (or passengers to got fo the back of the Bug. Wilh all the newfound room, we had lo find a new ventilation system. Which we did. And it's so good lhar, now, even ihe iido windows can be ventilated and de- fogged. As for outside 'improvements, they're moslly hidden. (Although ihe iaillights aro nearly twice as large as ever before.) Altogether we made 20 improvements in the Super Beetle for 1973. But without a doubt, ihe biggest im- provement of all is the leelingyou gel when you get inside. Take il for a test sit lodoy. 1973 Few things in iife work as well as a Volkswagen. WHAT TO DO When involved in an accident, re- main fit or immediately return to the scene and render all reasonable assistance possible. Produce in writing lo anyone su-stainfng loss or injury or lo any police officer, your name, address and driver's licence number, ihe name of the vehicle's owner and car licence number and ihe insurance particulars on the car you are driving. If In collision wilh a parked car, stop and 'locale ihe owner if possible, or leave the in Formal ion in a con- spicuajs place on ihe parked car. This piclure is lha fourlh in o series published in conjunction wilh ihe cily police 1972 safe driving campaign. Project planned to teach Blackfoot Nearly a century after the Blood and Pagan reserves were established in southern Albor- a, there are no known busi- nessmen who speak Blackfoot -the language of more than Tuonans in this district, In addition, many Indian Engine trouble forces flight back A fuel pump malfunction in 'lie engine of a Time Airways ilane carrying 12 passengers to Calgary Wednesday caused the candidates in the Lclhhridgc constituency for Ihe Oct. 30 fed- eral election. Liberal Andy Russell and Conservative Ken youths no longer speak Uieir native language because of the degree of assimilation between white and Indian during the past two decades. In an effort to preserve the remaining Blackfoot culture and provide an opportunity for some businessmen and others to break down the current bar- riers bclween both races, the Napi Friendship Association in Pincher Creek is in the process of forming a conversational class of the Blackfoot language. The classes will be (might by native and will froe of ilot to turn ths plane around 10 minutes after take-off nnd ctura lo The incident resulted In a missed appointment for two j a Iwin-engine Otter, "kind of Ilurlbirt could not make it to a scheduled taping session at CFCN-TV in Calgary. Mr. Russell said the plane. Four hurl in city accAdeuts Four minov injuries resulted rrom two motor vehicle acci- dents in the cily Wednesday. William Gnulding. 75. of 1119 17lh St. A. S. and Lydia Joyce Sekura, 18, of Taber. were in- volved in a pedestrian-vehicle accident at the junction of (ith Ave. and 12th St. S. shortly be- fore 4 p.m. Mr. Colliding was the pedestrian. Both the driv- er and pedestrian received min- or injuries. Another accident which liad two injuries occured at Ihe junction of 3rd Ave. and 18th St. S. at p.m. Richard Simon Fischer, 21, of 230-B North Mayor Magrath Drive, and Kermit Rierson, 27, of Natal, D.C. were drivers ot the vehicles which collided. Atr. Fischer and a passenger in his car, Cathy Aneca of 917 20th St. S., were injured. Mr. Rierson has been charg- ed with impaired driving. age in the second motor ve- hicle accident amounted to contact the Napi Association at Box 657, Pincher Creek or phone GZ7-4224. Salesmen committed to trial Two salesmen wilh Cal- gary based building supplies charge, a Napi press release I were committed to Elatcs- trial by Judge L. W. Hudson in The class ttill be open lo both j provincial judge's cotet Wed- nativc and non-native people j nesday after a nreliminary nnd will "be an opportunity for gave a lurch. I looked over and saw Ihe propeller slow down and then stop.11 Mr. Ifurlburt said, "E was just sitting there visiting with people when all of a sudden the plane turned around. I didn't feel a tiling." Dolh candidates said Ihey were not worried they knew Ihe Otter was capable of flying on only one engine. The engine was fixed and the flight resumed two hours laler, at about p.m., without Mr. Ilusscll and Mr. Hurlburl. The incident brought up the question of what would happen to the election if one or more candidates died before the vot- ing, Local returning officer Ed Davidson said the inability nf any candidate to run at this stage, because nf death, would cause postponement of the el- ection in this riding. Another nomination d a y would have lo be set, within one month of a candidate's death, and another election day 28 days alter the nomination day. The electors list would remain the same. after hearing for allegedly defraud- widow of non-English speaking Blackfoot to learn or improve their Eng- lisn" The accused were Derrick The association Is also plan-, Merian Holoboff, 33. of Ed- ning to form an old lime dance monlon, and Dennis Alfred Wil- liam Tulloch. 27, of 3207 6th Ave. S. Both were employed by Panther Building Supplies Lid. Ilolohoff and Tulloch were This will include a combina- ion of square dancing com- plete with fiddles polkas and traditional Indian dances. BIG PnODUCF.R Claresholm's gateway A third venture by the group is Ihe setting up of a pow wow club. Pow wow clubs are In- dian dance groups. Persons interested In Icaip- ing or improving their knowl- edge of Blackfoot or in any of the other clubs are invited lo charged wilh defrauding Jose- phine Zabrauskas, 67, of 906 8th Ave. S. of between .June 15 and July 24. Judge Hudson, at lha request of Ihe defence lawyer, ordered the news media not lo report Wednesday's, court proceedings. The dale of Ihe trial will ba announced later. Lethbridge constituency Where they are .Keith Hancock, Social Credit, Churchill High School Friday, canvassing in Lethbridge to- Shel- ler Systems Lid. is Canada's largest manufacturer bile homes. of mo- night. In Cardston Friday morning and in Lethbridge Ihe rest of the day. Hal Hoffman, New Demo- crat, canvassing in Lethbridge tonight and all day and even- ing Friday. Andy Russell, Liberal, In Cardslon tliis evening. Canvas- sing in Lethbridge all day and evening Friday. Speaking at noon to students at Winston Ken Hurlburl, Conservative, canvassing in Lethbridge to- night and Friday morning. In Fort Macleod Friday afternoon and in Lclhbridge Friday even- ing. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Ccilifled Denial Mcthanlc Furnilure Bldg. I PHONE 329-7604 Om ATTEND THE STANFIELD RALLY JUBILEE AUDITORIUM, CALGARY P.M., SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22 BUSES LEAVE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT FROM P.C. HEADQUARTERS, 7th AVENUE AND MAYOR WAG RATH DRIVE, LETHBRIDGE BUSES LEAVE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT FROM P.C. HEADQUARTERS, MAIN STREET, CARDSTON 9- FARE: PER PERSON RETURN For details and reservations phone: 328-9246, LETHBRIDGE 653-3584, CARDSTON Inserlnd by tho KEN HURIBURT CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ;