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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta IHt LtlMBHlUUt MEHALD I OCIOD0r ZS, Travel board work costly "We're in an expensive executive vice president Frank Smith told the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta at its annual meeting Wednesday. Mr. Smith said he hoped the association would have an in- come of to cover the program he intended to recommend to the incoming board of directors. The money would come from three main sources membership fees, a grant from the City of Lethbridge and from the Travel Alberta Zone Assistance Plan He told the association it must produce a "first class brochure" this year, largely for distribution outside the Southern Alberta Tourist Zone He also recommended ob- taining a TAZAP grant for tourist promotion, and allocating for a fall- winter promotion Southern Alberta does not peak like Banff and Jasper in midsummer." he said, "We Car hulk removal set A Calgary firm hired by the department of the environ- ment will begin the job of removing about 800 car hulks from Marshall Auto Wreckers yard Monday. Metals Ltd plans to flatten the hulks with a squashing machine and haul them away by truck to their scrap metal shredder in Calgary. must stretch the season." Mr. Smith reported that in the past year the group had given support to the Alberta- NWMP centennial program, whose main effort would be in Southern Alberta in 1974. It also distributed a well- researched background file to major news media in North America, aided caravan tours and conventions, and ran in- formation booths as well as other projects He said the zone had a 12 per cent growth in tourism in 1973. The National Film Board will withdraw the film, "The Land of the Big Blue Sky." from circulation at the end of the year, reported Mr Smith He said the film had been seen by two million people but its effectiveness would end because of changing automobile and clothing styles President John Neal reported the association had SI.200 more expenses than revenue during the year Mr Smith later told The Herald that in the tourism business the budget could not be cut closer than "plus-or-mmus at the end of the year. All officers were elected by acclamation Rick Kratz replaced Alderman Steve Kotch as city vice-president and three incumbents were returned to office. They were Dr. Neal. district vice- president Paul Anderson, editor of The Claresholm Local Press, and treasurer Bernice Costanzo Thank you Mayor George Buzunis of Fort Macleod, top, accepting Jerry Potts award on behalf of his community. Dr. John Neal, right, will continue in position as president of the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta. SUPER SPECIAL! 5 year Light Bulbs Popular Sizes Vz Price! (Mfg. sugg. Retail) CHI hardwire 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Fort Macleod tourism contribution awarded The citizens of Fort Macleod were awarded the fourth Jerry Potts award at the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alber- Ctrtified Dentil Mnhinic CLIFF BLACK. BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lowir Uvit PHONE 327-2822 BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations OpenTtiurs and Fn Evenings Phone 326-0372 2716 12th S. ____ ta's annual meeting Wednesday The award was made to the town's citizens "for the es- tablishment and operation of a major tourist attraction the Fort Macleod Museum." It annually recognizes a "par- ticularly significant and effec- tive" contribution to the Southern Alberta tourist in- dustry The award is a statuette of Jerry Potts, chief scout of the Northwest Mounted Police on its trek west in 1874 It is an original work of Coaldale sculptor Corne Martens Its significance, said association president John Neal. is that Potts' associa- tion with the Mounties made him Southern Alberta's first "tourist guide" and his image is the symbol of the travel and convention association. DR. R.S. FABBI OPTOMETRIST 314 8th Street South APPOINTMENTS PHONE 327-3331 AIR VAC 1811 2nd Ave. b. PHONE 328-0286 POWER FURNACE CLEANING Infant injured slightly after falling from car E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Lath.) DENTAL LAB. LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 One minor injury resulted Wednesday evening when a little girl and her father both fell out of a moving car. Ricky Floyd Collier, 19. of Hardieville, was eastbound on 1st Avenue N. and making a left turn onto 18th Street when his one year old daughter. Shaena. opened the door and fell out' Mr Collier, in attempting to grab the little girl, fell out of the car himself The vehicle con- tinued on around the corner UfflROYAL ZETA Mileage Guaranteed Tires ZETA RADIAL IroncladGuaranfee BHEBB MILES 75% MORE HAZARD PROTECTION' 20% MORE CAR CONTROL 12% MORE TRACTION' AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS. UNIROYAL CREDIT PLAN AVAILABLE KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. PtMN 327-5985 or 327-4705 AlTrV-6201 50th An. PkOM 223-3441 I.C.-nWM 423-7746 CHARGEX Friday Saturday THIS WEEK FEATURING "THE MOONGLOWS" Waatwlnda Dining Room SUNDAY FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. FAMILY DINING 12 P.M. to 10 P.M. (Special Children's Mi nj) Phone 328-7756 for Reaervatlona IN IHg OLD rHADlllON Uf WtbTKRN HObPITALITY fawuu and collided with a fire hydrant The child was treated at St Michael's Hospital for minor bruises and abrasions and released. Damage to the car and the hydrant totalled About damage resulted late Wednesday night when a box slipped from the frame of a cattle truck onto, the road. Clarke E. Baker. 1008 10th Ave. S.. was pulling away from Mayor Magrath Drive on Highway 3 when the accident occurred. The truck was carrying six cattle none of which was injured. HANZEL Extra Wear _ror Every Pair Street South South will benefit from Spokane fair By MURDOCH MACLEOD Herald Staff Writer Southern Alberta will derive substantial tourism benefits from the Spokane World's Fair, an Expo '74 spokesman said Wednesday. Jerry Ford, a public relations official for the fair, was speaking to the fifth an- nual meeting of the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta Mr Ford said visitors com- ing from parts of Canada farther east or north would have to pass through Southern Alberta and southeastern British Columbia to get to Spokane. Since the fair could be seen in two or three days, visitors from the United States would fan out over the rest of the inland Pacific Northwest. including Southern Alberta All this, he said, would result in more tourists coming here. Mr. Ford told The Herald that details of Canadian par- ticipation in the fair had not been settled but the federal government and the provinces of Alberta and British Colum- bia would take part. He said the Canadian por- tion would occupy Crystal Island, the smaller of two islands in the Spokane River on which the fair is centred. Other exhibits will be on Havermale Island and the riverbanks. He said the islands were located just above Spokane Falls. The original settlement grew up around these falls, Mr. Ford told the tourism group, but much of the beauty of the site was spoiled by ear- ly development. The fair will renew the in- ner area of Spokane, he said, and in keeping with the en- vironmental theme of the fair, the area will become a river- bank park when it ends. Only two pavilions will be retained, those of the United States and the State of Washington The U S pavilion will be the largest in the fair. It will feature environmental ex- hibits including information centres and a computer capable of providing en- vironmental quality data on any given day For example, said Mr. Ford, a visitor wanting to know the air pollu- tion index for New York city and the water purity of the Hudson River could find these out After the fair, the pavilion will become a federal govern- ment office The Washington pavilion will feature a performing arts theatre and a gallery of American art. Theatrical and operatic groups will also per- form elsewhere in the city, said Mr. Ford, and sports events, including professional ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwarb Bldg. 222 5tti St. S. Phone 328-4095 NEONS TILL SATURDAY AT ill 118-8th St. S. OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36 ST. NORTH LETHBRIDGE Will CLOSED For Inventory All Day SATURDAY, OCTOBER, 27th basketball and a rodeo will be held in the Spokane Coliseum. The largest non-American pavilion will be the Soviet ex- hibit, he said. About a dozen international exhibits are ex- pected, he said, the list currently including South Korea. Japan, Mexico, France and Taiwan. Commercial exhibitors will include Ford, General Motors, General Electric, United Airlines. Bell Telephones, Boeing and Kodak. Energy firms will also give their views on the environment, said Mr. Ford. Hospitality services were organized to help cope with an expected five million visitors. Spokane's normal population, including suburbs, is about said Mr Ford Available accommodation within a large radius of the city has been recorded, and a downtown park will be used as an open-air youth hostel Visitors should write to Hospitality Services giving their vacation plans and will be matched with accom- modation, he said A deposit of one night's fee will confirm the reservation. Mr. Ford said that in addi- tion to hotels, motels, campgrounds and trailer parks, several colleges and universities in the Spokane area have their dormitories available, providing about 000 beds. Tickets to the grounds can also be ordered early, he said. While there will be no charge for admission to pavilions, the adult gate charge will be But adult tickets, good for one day, ordered before the end of the vear, will cost Hotels and restaurants are also being urged to keep prices down, if possible. Except for normal price in- creases, said Mr. Ford, "If a motel is going to work through Hospitality Services, he has to give us some assurance that quality standards, cleanliness standards, and price stan- dards will be maintained. Construction and prepara- tion throughout Spokane is moving ahead rapidly, he said. "If you haven't been there in the past month, Spokane has changed Man out on bail A 35-year-old Lethbridge man charged with attempted murder has been released on bail David Howard Vandervoort, 605 Stafford Drive, appeared in Lethbridge Provincial Court Wednesday for bail application. He was remanded to Nov. 7 for election and plea. Vandervoort was arrested Saturday night following a street fight near the York Hotel. 3rd Avenue and 13th Street N Kenneth Robert List, 21, is in serious condition in St. Michael's Hospital with a stab wound near the heart STUDIO ON FiPTW flvEMuE V. PICTURE FRAMING 5 AVE S H HEINO DEEKEN Manager Frache's Is now featuring A good selection of. Permanent Arrangements For Year 'Round Beauty' Plant Now! Amaryllis Bulbs Now available for Hol- iday Season Decor Call 327-5747 Frache's Flower Shop 322-6thSl.S.Lithbridgt COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 55 Tnla Week _ Musiciand Supplies Limited ft VA MCA 8-Track Stereo Tapes Featuring This Week Mama Waa A Rock and Roll Singer Papa Ueed lo AM Har Songa ana Cher Hot Auguat Night Diamond Rock and Roll Collection Holly Truly Lynn Enurtalnar of the Year Wells Special Tape Exchange with trade-in of your old tape. We have In aloek now a large selection of tape caddlee for 6-traek tapet caaMttea for both your home and ear ranging In all and altea. t? SUPPLIES LIMITED Corner 3rd Ava. and 13th St. S. Phone VJiV UNITED WAY GIVING CONTAINERS OCT. Which ware delivered to homes in Lethbridge will be picked up the week of By the 15 agenclea of the UNITED WAY If You Enclose Your Name and Address A Receipt Will Be Mailed. ;