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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE CRUISE YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR All incluilve 33-Day Air Sea Ciuiit via Qantqi Airlinci and The S. 5. Sintendam, Departing Nov. 9 via Air Return by Boat Dec. 12lll. Viiil Australia, New Zealand, Cook Inlands, Moorcn (Papatoia Bay) Tahiti, Marquoiat Islands, LOB Angelej and San Fiancisco. Total Tour Prta Only U.S. Cncy. From Vancouver. RIITTP TDAVCI 7271 3rd Ave- 5' BUI It IKAVtL 328-3201 328-6858 The Lctlibndgc Herald SECOND SECTION Letlibritlge, Alberta, Tuesday, .September 1. 1970 PAGES 9 TO M J e A. E. CROSS Your Francliiscd Dealer for Nikon, Zciss Ikon, Mainiya, Bell and Howull, Braun cmd Koddk unu Suppiiei Transit Discussed By Committee City council's finance com- mitlce Monday iiiglit worked out a recommendation to city council on the question of pos- sible unfair competition be- tween the city transit system and Northern Bus Lines. Contents of the recommenda- tion will not be made public until it goes to council Tues- day. A 1 d e r m n Sieve Kolch, Northern president, who had previously abstained from dis- cussion and voting when the question was discussed at council meetings, last night withdrew from all participa- tion from any meetings at which the matter arose. Lawyer G. P. Offet, repre- senting Northern, had charged that competition from the city transit system for charter ser- vice business posed a serious threat to his client's business. No decision was made at tiie meeting on the question of fi- nancing the city's secondary sewage treatment plant. Dep- uty Mayor Rex Little said to- day a "continuing study" would be made into how to obtain an additional million necessary to build the sewage facility. If the money can be obtain- ed through Central Mortgage and Housing Coloration next year, the loan would include a per cent forgiveness clause. Aid. Little said (he city in tends to continue to investi- gate this possibility. The finance committee also passed a resolution regarding the hiring of a research officer for the Economic Development Commission. This will be on the cily coun- cil agenda for Tuesday. Hiring of the research officer, at a cost of for the remaind- er of year, was suspended fol- lowing a July 13 city council motion by Aid. Vera Ferguson in which she said the budget for the officer had been rush- ed through council without suf- ficient information and ques- tioning. New Chamber Executive To Be Sworn In Wednesday The 1970-71 executive and council of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce will be sworn in at a special business meeting in Sven Ericksen's Jack Lakie, president of the Restaurant Wednesday evening j chamber in 1960-70, will give beginning with a cocktail hour u'- ai 6 p.m. One-Act Festival Has Date Changed The Allied Arts Council de- cided Monday (.0 re-schedule its festival of one-act plays to the end of January. The festival was originally set to run at the Yates Me- morial Centre during the week of Sept. 21. The change of date was set- tled on because of the large in- volvement of local amateur drama personnel in Lethbridge Musical Theatre's annual fall production, My Fair Lady, find because the arts council may sponsor a Lethbridge appear- ance in rr.id-Oclober by a Win- nipeg dance group, the Contem- porary Dancers. A mid-October date for the festival had been suggested as 3 second choice to [he Septem- ber run. So far three original plays have been entered in the festi- val: Johnny Chinook and the Ogopogo, written and to be di- rected by Tamara Wallis; The Coat Hanger, written and di- rected by Mark Lowrie; and The Strolling Clerk from Para- dise, directed by Frank Feath- erslone. Joan Waterfield, the coun- cil's business manager, indi- cated there was a possibility that at least six other plays, most of them original, would be submitted by Lethbridge and Taber groups. Ths council meanwhile will accept names of persons wish- ing to participate in the festi- val as onstage or backstage workers. Scripts arc to be sub- mitted by the end of October. his final report to the gather- ing and in-coming president Morley Tanner wilt speak on the "dreams and ambitions11 of the chamber in the city. M. F. (Gene) Clemm.er, man- ager of industrial and public relations For Kaiser Resources Limited will give a short talk on his company. Chamber manager Will Bowns said all members are invited and that all the wives are urged to attend the meet- ing. The meeting will adjourn al 10 p.m. by the latest. Economic Caution HoilOJ For Cooper Asked By Strom South Pioneer Dies In City At 79 Forty tickets have been.sold) a" for the chamber sponsored Hourly Neighbor Tour slated for Sept. 15 and 16. Mr. Bowns said there are seaLs available for 25 addi- tional persons. The tickets are selling for which includes transport lion, accommoda- tion, meals and recreation. The dayliner will leave Leth- bridge and the group will stay at Cranbrook overnight Lvjfore going on to Fernie and the tour of Kaiser Resources. The tour will wind-up wilh a dinner with the Pinchtr Creek cham- ber on the return trip. Pioneer Lelhbridge resident Billy Hyssop died Monday at the age of 79. He came to Lethbridge in William John Pratt Hyssop by Rev. 'Cnarles McKil- lop, first Presbyterian min- ister in Lethbridge. Mr. Hyssop rode range or. his dad's 5-H Ranch north of Lelhbridge along the Bslly River. He attended the University of Alberta in Edmon- ton in 1903, the year il opened. After three years of univer- sity ha went to work for the City of Lethbridge. He super- vised a lot of early grading and installation of the first sewage treatment plant in 1911. He took quite a few years out from engineering lo run a ranch for the Guichon family in B.C. and to farm near Til- ley. During the Second World War he went back to engineer- ing in building projects at the aii-force training stations al Fort Macleod and Lethbridge. He also spent IL! years In On- tario on several major projects and then irerked on oil refinery layouts in the Edmonton area. Hyssop returned to Leth- bridge to retire in 1938. He married the former Esta Harla.man, a native of Indiana who came (o LeUbridge with her parents in 1909. She died in 1965. They had one daughter. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed by Martin Bros. Ltd Lelhljridge university and college development could be slowed down following a state- ment from Alberta Premier Harry Strom asking provincial universities and colleges to fol- low "economic prudence" in their activities. The premier met Monday wilh representatives Irom the (hrce universities and com- munity colleges to ask then to explore ways of getting greater use of existing facilities and staff. The government has been be- coming concerned recently (hat Education Complex To Open A new million education complex, including a new kin- dergarten in Cardston for the training and education of four and five-year-old Indian chil- dren began registration lliis morning and will begin its ini- tial operation Wcdnesday. Tlie building was built in Cardston and through a pint agreement, the C a r d s I o n School Division No. 2 has been contracted Lo run the school for the department of Indian af- fairs and northern develop- ment. The department of Indian fairs has control over the edu j cation of the Indian people but the Carclston school Division lias control over the running of the actual school. future capita) expenditures on posl-secoiulary education could become too massive for the province to handle. The CLiireni five year uni- versity program ends in March, 197] and ivill have spent million; the University of Al- berta is already proposing a MOO millicn expansion of Us oivn in (he following five years. The linivLTEUy of Lelhbridge could need million. Warren Cuop.'jr, veteran ro- deo announcer, rancher and auctioneer, will he honored j Sept, 12, at the Nanlon Rec- reational Triplex. Mr. Cooper has been the man behind the microphone at ro- deas from Edmonton lo CaJi- fornia and Vancouver lo Mon- trcal. li'j has been (he announcer a( (lie world famous Calgary i Stampede since 1939. Mayor George Wolslenholrne of .Nanlon will emcee the pro- ceedings. Other head table guests will I he Allie Slrccter, Alex Jcnnson. Ed O'Connor and Harold 1 Maiidcvfile. The banquet geL under way at p.m. after a re- freshment hour at ii o'clock, in Hi old time and modern dancing to follow. are available from C L. Uhyasen. P.O. 344, Nanton, telephone 45G-2455- City Yont.li, Remanded V KLECTED Dr. KeilJi Lowings of (lie oily was clcclcd s c c.1 o ji il lieutenant- governor of District S. Gyro Inlernalional. at the district's recent annual c o n v e n lion held in Coeur il' Alcnc1, Ida- ho. Alan Clarke or Crock, B.C. was elected first lieutenant-governor and John Rimy an of Spokane, U'asli., was elected governor. Secre- tary is Eugene Dclcon of Spokane. The district's 1H7I convention will he held i n Lctliliridgc. MacEwan I Speaker I Lieutenant Governor J. W. [Grant will be guesl speaker at the annual meeting 1 of (he Travel and Convention I Association o[ Southern Al- i herta. Peter Hale, president of jlhc association, announced to- j day. I The meeting will he held Oct. 5 at 6.J5 p.m. in Ericksen's J F a m i 1 ly Restaurant, Lelh- (bridge COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 A 16 year old youth, Phillip Scott Christen- sen, appeared in magistrate's court in Lethhridge Monday and pleaded guilty to posses- sion of hashish and possession of STP He was remanded in custody until Sept. 4 for 3 pre-sentence report. Both offences look place on Aug. 21 as a result of a search conducted by the city police at the youth's residence. People cSeem To Like' Sunday Movies CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB tower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Lethbridge theatre goers initiated Sunday showings Aug. "seem to like" the new policy 22 al the Green Acres Drive-In ot Sunday movies, according to A. W. Shacfcleford, president of Lethbridge Theatres Ltd. The company, operator and part-owner of the city's three movie houses and one drive-in, GOT YOUR VACATION SLIDE AND MOVIE PIC- TURES BACK? NEED A PROJECTOR TO SHOW THEM SEE US NOW FOR THIS GREAT BUYI KODAK INSTAMATIC MOVIE PROJECTOR. Model M80 Zoom, 7 Speed........ S282 KODAK CAROUSEL BOO itIDE PROJECTOR. Full remole control. COMING SOON! The New Bell ond Howell CUBE PROJECTOR. A whole new way to store and show slides New cube design allows you lo slore 640 slides in the same area as 80 slides for mosl olher McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S., CALL 327-3555 FOR FREE HOME DELIVERY Also Operating Walerton Pharmacy Locoled in Walertan Lakei Netlsnal Park and last week also scheduled a matinee at the College Mall Cinema. About, 430 persons attended the matineo. Th.; first drive-in audience of about 150 cars had expanded last week Lo about 200, Mr. Shackleford said. (Drive-in audience are usually calculated at three persons pel- car.) I think the movies are at- tracting people who are too busy during the week to at- j tend. Now they have something to do on the Mr. Shackleford said he had received no reaction from per- sons who opposed city council's acceptance last month of a by- law which allowed paid-admis- sion Sunday entertainment and sports. The movies shown so far on Sunday have rated fam- ilv- but he indicated future films would probably not be. Regular theatregoers think any family show is "just for he said, and hence don't attend. QUALITY DRY CLEANING AT NO EXTRA COST BENJAMIN'S CLEANERS-TAILORS 317 IOth Street Soulh PHONE 327-5771 Conciliation To Resume A resumption of conciliation talks between the L e t h bridge Police Association and the board of the Lelhbridge Police Commission has been set tor Tliursday. Circus Train Catches Fire I AKROYD LTD PLUMBING-HEATING and GASFITTING 2634 21st Ave. i. For New Installations and Alterations Phone 328-2106 FREE ESTIMATES A Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus train was delayed two hours Monday night when a passen- ger coach caught fire while travelling through the Crows- nesL Pass. A spokesman for CP Hail. said the lames were confined j to the one car, but ivere diffi- cult to extinguish and caused considerable dam.ige. No one was injured and pas- sengers in the coach were ac- commodc'.ed in other cars. The (rain was due to arrive in Calgary this morning for hio days of performances after compJeting shows in parts of Lbe north -estcrn Unilcd Slates. BUSINESSMEN'S LUNCHEONS Served Daily from 11 a.m. Westwinds Dining Room "Half-Way House" Lounge WE INVITE AND WELCOME MONTHLY CHARGE ACCOUNTS Leilibridge's Favorite Place to Eat! S, 5 FAMILY RESTAURANT 1715 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE, SOUTH PHONE 328-7756 MEMBER CLEARANCE SALE OFF GRADE FIR PLYWOOD 4 ft. x 8 ft. sheets 14" GOOD ONE SIDE 3.65PER SHEET GOOD ONE SIDE 4.99 PER SHEET GOOD ONE SIDE 6.27 PER SHEET WHITE PREFINISHED WALLBOARD 48" x 117" sheers V4" PREFINiSHED ONE SIDE 2.99 PER SHEET LIMITED QUANTITIES FIRST COME FIRST SERVED ADVANCE mm CO. LTD. "YOUR PIONEER LUMBER DEALER SINCE 1925" Cor., 1 Ave. 13 St. S., Lelhbridtje Phone 328-3301 MUSIC LESSONS- MUSICLAND-PHONE 327-1056 Clothes Hanger Bar Rear Window Sunshade 'Hawk7 Tachometers 'Vinyl' Wildlife Decals Fog and Driving Lamps Stereo and Speaker Kits '500' Sport Grip Chrome Splash Guards Floor Mats and Seat Covers Hi-Performance Gauges SHOP NOW Midland Auto SUPPLY LTD. 421 5Hi Street South Lethbridge ;