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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta FAIULOUS FAKMW mi TOUI T. Auitnlio ond Now Zauland olio vliiti Hawoll, Kl T-ihtii All fr.m per poubl.wup.My, Jon. 1971 ond Fob. 1, 1971. For rtwrvalloni ond Information wnlad BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE 1471 3rd Avo S fhon. 32S-3J01 of 11M1M "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The aid Still tlmt lo In. win i pair of Bauer Skatei Contort at ErlckHM. (Special Pricei on Bulk Ordtn) ERICKSEN'S J021 3rd Avr S. Ph. "S-Bltl 1705 M.M. Drivo Ph. 328-7751 Meets With South Chambers Taylor Says Nol971 Plans For Monarch-Macleod Road By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer Highway 3 construction from Monarch to Fort Macleod is not on the provincial govern- ment lost of road construction priorities for 1971. Gordon E. Taylor, minister and district chambers of com- merce members Wednesday that with completion of the four- lane highway from Lethbridge to Monarch the emphasis would now be shifted to the eastern portion of Highway 3 He said the Medicine Hat chamber had made strong rep- ICC Still Wants City Land Parcel the" Lethbridge Community College still wants a block of city land separating its cam- pus from Scenic Drive but its board of governors is not ready to accede to .an Alberta colleges commission directive that it procure first refusal rights to it. The 33 acres of land is owned by the City of Lethbridge which is valuing it at about at present. The colleges commission ap- parently is concerned that the city might sell the property .to speculators or other in- terests which could inhibit the future development of the col- lege. Since the 28th St. S. access road used by the college wil be blocked off during the next few years when a Scenic Drive- Mayor Magrath Drive inter- change is built, the land is im portant to the college for a new access. College President Dr. C. D Stewart told the board the col lege has an informal arrange- ment with the city that it trill be given the opportunity to bu> the land before a sale to an other party is-ever-considered. Governor's were also concern ed that if action was not sooi taken the value of the Ian could rise extensively as prop erty values in the area apprec iate generally in the future. However, they tabled the di rective for future action. In other business, the boar directed college administrator to comply with a Lethbridg ty police request for an ease- ent freeing the police depart- ent for any accident suffered y college students who at times ride in patrol cars with olice officers as part of their ith their 'lawyers and insur- iice agent before approving ie easement, but governors ere unanimously in favor of with the police uest. The same request was also made to the Lethbridge publi- Mother Brown's i ft trr1 trniuri FISH CHIPS 2710 12th Avenue S. Phone 328-8392 courses. Administrators will check available for Highway 3 con- struction used to pave Highway 48 south of Medicine Hat to the border. The Medicine Hat chamber said Highway 48 construction would be an economic boon to that city. Lethbridge chamber man- ager Wilt Bowns said in view of the possible change of prior- ities in highway., construction, trong representation from Lethbridge would follow to sup- port work on Highway 30. He said the current growth n Lethbridge would add con- siderably to the traffic situation between Lethbridge and Medi- cine Hat. "The industrial program in he city will mean truckers will be called on more and more to travel a road which is not suited to trucking condi- tions, especially in the winter, because there are no shoulders." Dennis economic which Colborne Tears Strip Off Opposition Leader j.. i DR. J. N. HAWTHORNE By JOAN BOWMAN Herald Staff Writer Alberta Municipal Affairs Minister Fred Colborne took: a pound of political flesh Wed- nesday nigW from Peter Loufiheed, leader of the pro- vincial Progressive Conserva- tive party. Mr. Colborne, speaking to about 60 persons at the joint annual meeting of the East and West Lethbridge Social Credit associations, said he wondered at "some of the weird noises which come from Mr. Loug- heed" on the subject of provin- do two years Ego." Mr. Lougheed changes "That is what we started to his position so many times, 'you sometimes think there's two or three of him." Mr. Colborne said "stupidity to say we could solve unemployment in Alberta by ourselves." He suggested unemployment is well below the national av- erage in Alberta, but what there is cause of ernment's come about be- the federal gov- austerity program chool board Tuesday, ,ook the same action. PCs Nominate At Coaldale Meet Tonight Peter Lougheed, provincial Conservative party eader, will speak tonight at the >arty's nomination meeting for he Taber Warner riding. development commission direc- tor, said a proposed .distiller in the city will mean about bushels of field corn will have to be trucked into Lethbridge, all of it from the Taber and Medicine Hat area. Mr. Taylor said all the points made to Mm would be consid- ered when the final decision for [road construction priorities is made. At a meeting in Taber Wed- nesday night, Mr. Taylor heard appeals for the completion of upgrading work on Highway 36 between Taber and Warner. The highway is now graded to standard to six miles north of Warner, and a contract was issued this year to cover the The meeting will be held at p.m. in the munity Centre Coaldale Com- LllLUlllrJ' Three men are to contest the Emil Gundlock, Warner area farmer who ran unsuccessfully for the Conserv- atives in the 1967 election; Milk River and Norm Robert Bogle, school teacher; Long, Taber businessman. Water Main Construction will get under way this week on a new water feeder main on the city's aorth side. About a mile of 24 inch water line will be installed from 13th St. and 13th Ave. N. to the site of a proposed water reser- voir at 27th St. and 14th Ave. N. The three million gallon res- ervoir has been proposed for construction next year._______ IbbUCU liuo extension of the work to the junction of Highway 61 (the Stirling Wrentham The Taber chamber and other chambers in the area want the remaining six miles of the highway upgraded, from the Highway 61 junction to the Chin Coulee bridge. Mr. Taylor Science-Faith Inter-Varsity Meeting Topic Dr J N. Hawthorne, head of the 'biochemistry department at the University of Calgary will be featured speaker at a Dagwood supper, sponsored by the Inter Christian Fellowship, Friday at p.m. in the Catacombs on the Uni- versity of Lethbridge vampus. His topic wffl be, Are Science and Faith Compatible? Originally from the Universi- ty of Birmingham, where he received his B.Sc., PhD and D Sc. degrees, Dr. Hafwthorne has done research work in Columbia University, was on staff at the Medical School in Birmingham, editor of the Bio- chemical Journal and has had two books published. Larry Kirkpatrick, Inter-var- sity official said the meeting is open to the public. comment on would be finished. could make no when the work CP Telecommunications (TELEGRAPH OFFICE) MOVING TO 1011 1st Ave South Effective 8 a.m., Mon., Nov. 2 Dine and Dance FRIDAY and SATURDAY! Friday "THE MOONGLOWS" Saturday "MARV QUALLY'S SUNSET TRIO'' to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE Phone 328-7756 for Reservations Halloween UNICEF Day In Lethbridge Halloween Day on Saturday is to be proclaimed UNICEF Day in Lethbridge by Mayor Andy Anderson. Annual door-to-door trick and treating by Lethbridge children has in past years included ask- ing city residents for pennies for the United Nations Chil- dren's Fund rather than for the customary candy. A total of ?587 was collected last year through Halloween donations in the city. The total this year is expect- ed to increase following pledges of participation by ad- ditional elementary schools, Sunday schools and girl guides. Proclamation of, Oct. 31 as UNICEF Day in Lethbridge is in recognition of the tie-m be- tween Halloween donations and the work dono by the inter- national organization with chil- dren in the developing coun- tries of Africa, Asia, the Carib- bean and South America. Canadian children last year collected a total of most of it in pennies and nick- Bus Passes To Be Ready On Monday Bus passes for all persons over the age of 65 who have resided in Lethbridge for at least a year will be available Monday at the city clerk's of- fice in city hall. The new passes will he is- sued on a yearly basis, airi will replace those currently in use. There are no restrictions on the new passes, other than age and residency, and they may be used at any time. ___'the Social Credit government had had only or nine deficit budgets" in its 35 years of holding pow- When the government dipped into reserves in 1969, the Lead- er of the Opposition asked why the government couldn't bal- ance the budget, Mr. Colborne said Oiie year 1970, when another deficit budget was call ed for, Mr. Lougheed indicated he had always contended the reserves should have beei used, the cabinet minister said Then six months later, in Sep tembar, the Conservative lead er "said we should spend mor money on public projects in or der to fight inflation. Publishing FLQ Manifesto 'Childishness' Says Colborne Publication of the FLQ mani- ,festo by university student newspapers after the invoking 'the War Measures Act was branded PS "childishness" Wednesday night by Fred Col- borne, Alberta minister of municipal affairs. Mr. Colborne said in an inter Hanmhan, Coxson Socred Leaders of the' West Lethbridge organi- zation. Both men had been appointed on an interim basis last' June following the Alberta legisla lure's decision to split the sin gle Lethbridge provincial riding into two. Also named to the East Leth bridge Soered executive were Allan Collins, first vice presi ent; Victor Erdman, secon vice president; and Ralp Court, third vice president. emmem-J> and reflects a national prob- "Even if we could reduce un- employment, the rest of the ountry would move to Alber- Mr. Colborns said a change n Alberta's political leadership is "unthinkable." The Conservatives have 'nothing constructive to offer, and know deep down in their hearts that no Tory govern- ment has ever produced the same list of good legislation as have the Socreds." Elected to the West Lethbridge permanent association Halvor Holt, first vice- jresident; Mrs. Harriet Cun- lingham, second vice presi- dent; and Eubin Schmidt, third vice president. JOE HANRAHAN nent presidents Wednesday night at the associations' join annual meeting. Joe Hanrahan, a general dis ict foreman for the depart lent of highways, was named o head the executive of th passes by also been Punching of the bus operators has eliminated. The passes will expire Aug. view if the provincial govern- ment had laid charges (as in the case of the University of Lethbridge's The the action would have bolstered public support for the news- papers on the grounds that the government had cist. Speaking at a two become fas- riding 31, 1971. els. 13. UNICEF boxes are available from Mrs. William Cousins, 2213 8th Ave. A S., 327-0434. years. County Elects Councillors County of Lethbridge council nominations for divisions 6 and 7 of the county closed yester- day, with both council sentatives Henry Nummi of Picture Butte, and Richard Papworth of Turin returned by acclamation. Mr. Nummi has been a coun- cil member for almost eight years. Mr. Papworth has been on council since last spring, when he filled a seat left va- cant by retiring councillor Leonard" Haney of Iron Springs. Under the recently amended County of Lethbridge charter, all council members will be up for election again in 1971. Coun- cil terms will run for three joint annual meeting of Leth- bridge Social Credit associa- tions, the 54 year old minis ter said the public "should give solid support to the govern ment of Canada for the firm action it took in this crisis. "If it doesn't get support, ths i day will surely come when the privilege to organize will be lost." Mr. Colborne said the Fron de Liberation du Quebec ma} be small in numbers, but "I'm sure it has depth. "But it's hard to say ho I much because of its use of th i cell technique." MFC Gears Apartments Two 24 suite apartments in Scenic Heights were approved by the Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday. The apartments, to be built y Martin Developments Ltd. of Calgary, will be located ad- acent to Scenic Drive, south of he existing apartment in the subdivision. An application for a 12-suite apartment at 3319 20th Ave. S. w Challenger Investments Ltd. of Lethb ridge was refused. Barking arrangements did not meet the commission's require- ments and were felt to be po- tentially dangerous as they in- volved cars backing into the lane. Given approval was a trans- port garage to be built by CP Transport at 4128 2nd Ave. N. Rescue Class Tonight The second class in a city- sponsored rescue training pro- gram will be held Thursday evening in the Civic Sports Centre. Bill Falconer, the otys safety officer, who organized the course, said the turnout for the had been small but 18 were expected for the second class. All aspects of rescue work are covered, including basic firefighting, general safety and first aid. The classes, under training officer Dick Bateman, will con- tinue through the year. Interested persons may con- tact Mr. Falconer at city hall. CADET NEWS RCSCC Chinook Sea Cadets band will practise aboard ship tonight at 7. The band practise will be followed by boxing. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDO. PHONE 327-2822 Jll ICUll ILL) UA. He said he "had no doubt tha the FLQ was communist in spired and extended beyond the Canadian borders. "And I don't doubt there are revolutionary cells, FLQ or otherwise, in Alberta and throughout Canada, dedicated o the overthrow of the govern- ment." GHOST AND. GOBLIN SPECIAL! 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