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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta W.dntidoy, Odob.r 1970 lETHMIDOt HERAtO 11 Calgary Mayor Sykes Defends Rock Festival CALGARY (CP) Less trou- ble and damage was caused by a rock festival July 4-5 than during the last two Grey Cup games, Mayor Rod Sykes told a public inquiry Tuesday. "What you'read about the rock festival was iiai'dly ram- parable to what you saw. "I was told the incidence of persons needing medical help for drug problems was less than would be expected on any given weekend in some of the educa- tion institutions. "I saw a number of families with picnic baskets there were many well known pro- fessional people with their fam- ilies with wine in the baskets. "I know because many. of them offered ms some." The mayor was testifying be- fore Mr. Justice W. G. Morrow who is heading an inquiry into possible civic mismanagement during the last 10 years. The inquiry sat for seven days in September ami beard of thefts from the city, manage- to the thefts and the involvement of Aid. John Kushner in the removal of an apple tree from city property. It is now conc-jtrating on poli- tical interference in the execu- tion of police duties with most of the testimony on handling of the rock festival and operation of the Calgary police commis- sion. The mayor said he realized soon after, he was elected last October there was no trust be- tween police and city hall, and the situation had existed for some time. City hall issued no directives on how to police the rock fes- tival, the mayor said, as that a matter between the po- lice and the department of the attorney general. "I did on more than one oc- casion make it clear that I ex- pected them to do their jobs." Earlier, officials of the police department said they decided that to prevent a riot the use of liquor and drugs would be ignored during the festival. They said the policy was de- termined by city police and the RCMP with no direction from elected officials. The mayor said that before the festival, a noisy element of the community warned disaster lay ahead, but they gave no alternative. A display of force would have represented a lack of faith in the city force an expression of failure before the event. OPINIONS DIFFER 'Mayor Sykes said that during preparations for the festival, he detected a difference of opinion between senior officers of the police force. Chief M. J. Kent was taking a very moderate and responsible view, but some wanted to make a show of force. After the festival, conversa- tions with police officers indi- cated members of the force felt .the .festival had promoted un- derstanding between youths and police. The mayor said he hoped the feeling would continue. The inquiry, which covers the administrations of Harry Hays, now a senator, Grant MacEwan, now lieutenant governor of Al- berta, Jack Leslie and Mr. Sykes, is expected to last until the end1 of next week. MANY ARE PINK .Forty per cent of bathrooms in the United States are pink. HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVI. S., THURSDAY, OCT. 29th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE G.E. Port. TV, approximately Maroon lounge and chair; Chest of Old leather rocker; R.C.A. console TV; Emerson radio-record player; 39" box spring and mat- tress; 36" box spring and mattress; Complete 54" bed; Good G.E. fridge (not very 2-old chairs; Rollaway bed; 3-lockers; Small' Coldspot fridge; Moffat 30" gas range; Moffat 24" gas range; Good Servel gas fridge; Frigidatre and Connor electric dryers; Prigidaire, Inglis and Maytag automatic washers; Viking and Tappan 30" electric ranges; Chrome .table and 2-chairs; Electric Guitar; Amplifier; Dresser; Chest pf drawers; 2-gpod com- plete 39" beds; Chrome table; Doors; Bicycles; Trikes; Night table; 2-Humidifiers; Wood Hi-chair; 3-book cases; Iron board; TV tables; Bird cage and stand; Chrome, chairs; Wood arm chair; Record players; Pressure pump. Tank and motor; Vacuum cleaners; Skates; 2-lawn chairs; Black and .Decker Skil Saw; electric drill; Mangle; Books; Dishes; Pots and pans; 2-single bedspreads; Chrome stool; 2-radiants; Sinks; Hot water tank; Small gas heater; Keg: Stevens 12 gauge shotgun. Many More Items Too Numerous To Mention. HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 328-4705 1920 2nd Avt. S. Lcrhbridgi AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBT KEITH EROMANN Lie. No. 41 Lie. No. 438 SPECIAL ESTATE FURNITURE AUCTION Monday, November p.m. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE To Be Held At HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE 1920 2 S. Beautiful 3-pce. sectional chesterfield; Leatherette reclmer s; Ula aarK wooa cnesi or a rowers; wuuu ity dresser; Nice brown lounge and chair; Singer model J portable electric sewing machine and attachments :lectnc try pan; electric coriee perc; iron; noover upngnr vacuum; Wringer Washer; Toaster; Electric heater; Deep- Fryer; Floor polisher; Waffle iron; Lamps; Sani-can; Wheel barrow; 8' stepladder; 14' stepladder; TV tables; fry, Wheel Darruw; o it siupiuuuui; iv IULUCD; lawn lounge; 2 lawn choirs; Dishes; Glasses; Cutlery; Pots and pans; Garden tools; Nice ornaments; Lamps; Luggage; Wood tables; Wood chairs; Canisler sets; Wail plaques. MANY MORE ITEMS TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION. NOTE: All these Iteml art from one home and very well carfld for. Items may be viewed Sunday, Nov. 1st 2-4 p.m. find all day Monday. SALE CONDUCTED BY HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 328-4705 1920 2nd Ave. S. Lethbridrje AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie, No. 41 Lie. No. 458 H I Woofco NEW SHIPMENT MEN'S SUITS TAILORED IN PURE WOOL BY A LEADING CANADIAN MAKER! Fall Into style with this handsomely tailored suit. It offers the perfect com- bination of impeccable good looks and comfort. Check this exceptional collec- tion of pure wool'suits tailored by a leading Canadian maker. Choose styl- ish double breasted model or classic single breasted. New Fall patterns in Browns, Grey, Olives, Blues.-Sizes: 36- 46 in regular, tall and short fittings. On Sale for 9 days only. SALE STARTS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29th TO SATURDAY, NOV. 7th. PURCHASE CHARGE Use Your Woolco Credit Card Today. Open Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.hi.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. College Shopping Mqjl 2025 Mayor MagwtUW The latest styles with the warmth of Borg and waterproofing to boot. All. combined in these top quality mould- ed vinyl snow boots. Crafted by lead- ing Canadian manufacturer. Easy to clean just wipe with damp cloth. Available in Antique Brown and also some Black. to 10. Reg. Woolco Price 12.97 YOUR CHOICE Pair Open Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Mograth Drive ;