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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Plan Your Hawaiian Vacation Now. VYs Represent Funseeliert Jel Awoy Touri CP Air FunSun Adventure Tows Pleasurama ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3501 The lethttidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, September 1, 1972 PAGES 11 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4th AVE. S. PHONE "Do you have_ n spare pair_ of glasses for holiday IAA split widens Chiefs after Cardinal's scalp By RUDY HAUGENEDER Herald Staff Wriler. Harold Cardinal's resignation as president of Uie Indian Asso- ciation of Alberta was demand- ed Thursday at a mcetir.g of Southern Alberta Indian Chiefs. The meeting on the Blood Re- serve of Treaty Seven Indian chiefs, consisting of the Blood, Peigan, Sarcee and Blackfoot oriie jCopith to clieck area ros ids Minister Clarence Copithorne will be in southern Alberta Wednesday to Friday next week speaking to local of- ficials and surveying road con- dilions. Mr. Copithorrre is scheduled to speak to the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce Wed- nesday evening and to visit the Taber, Blairmore and Pineher Creek areas Thursday and Fri- day. City hall officials are making arrangements to meet the min- ister Wednesday before the chamber meeting to discuss a foots will proposed bridge to Westbridge the IAA. and other local highway mat- ters. The chamber will swear in a new executive Wednesday with Leo Singer taking over from president Terry Bland for the coming 12 months. are available at the Chamber office for the cer- emonies. A no-host reception Begins at 6 p.m. at Park Plaza Motor Hotel with dinner at 7. (Gleiehen) reserve leaders, was held to discuss Blnckfoot Confederacy participation in (he now badly-split IAA. Known in the south as the "Cree Ihe IAA comprised of Alberta's three treaty areas, two of which are Cree. The chiefs want Cardinal's resignation primarily for two reasons: his failure to live up to his recent re-election prom- ises of which one was that he would consult with all Alberta Indian chiefs before making de- cisions. This has not been done, The chiefs doubt Mr. Car- dinal's leadership abilities be- cause he resigned as IAA pres- ident during last fall's crisis with the federal Indian affairs department boss Jean Chretien. Also, the chiefs said, Mr. Cardinal has never given an accounting in regard to charges levied by Mr. Chretien last fall that IAA funds had been abused. In July southcro Alberta In- dian spokesmen said the more economically powerful Black- foot bands had all but been ex- cluded from top IAA executive posls and that there was no tangible evidence of the IAA ever having done anything for the south. Unless Mr. Cardinal steps Saskatchewan shorted Oldman water demand point' INSTANT INFORMATION Though it really doesn't look very much different from arc electric typewriter the keyboard unit shown above is in direct contact with a com- puter in Ottawa. The unit is part of a future Alberta-wide tie-in to the Canadian Police Information Cenlre computer at the national RCMP headquarters. Operator of the unit the lethbridge detachment of the Information Cenlre compul shown above is Kim Gunn, a civilian member 'RCMl'. down from his post the Black- foots will likely withdraw from he IAA. Mr. Cardinal could not be reached for comment. Police tie into computer Even police can't escape the ever-lengthening tentacles of computerization. Starling Sept. G all HCMP unis and police departments in Alberta will have direct access to the computerized facilities of the Canadian police informa- tion centre at RCMP headquar- ters in Ottawa. The announcement of the po- Safety won by city PHARMACY FACTS FROM 0. C. STUBBS MORE THOUGHTS ON ALCOHOLISM In talking again about the serious problem of alcoholism us another rarely-recognized-as- such form of drug abuse it's in- teresting to note that alcoholics {themselves rare- realize they're "h o o k e d on a i In fact, rational i- I zation of a drink- 5 i n g problem as being "nu prob- llem" is actually one of ine qualifications for designating a person as an al- coholic. So it's been found to be vitally important that an alcoholic first admits his or her self control has been lost where the drinking of alcohol is concerned. Alcoholism can be conquered, and many of the alcoholics who have success- fully fought this hard battle are standing by, ready, willing and glad to be of effective help. Your local chapter of Alcohol- ic's Anonymous is as close as your telephone. like to say "Hello11 to you from Slubbs Pharmacy each week. We're here at 1506 9th Avc. S. wilh fast, friendly ser- vice for you. Your thinking of us is always appreciated. Open daily a.m. to p.m. Sundays and Holidays 12 noon to p.m. Lethbridge and Taber have won special awards for pe- destrian safety from the Cana- dian Automobile Association. The award to rec- ognized the city's achievements in pcdeslrian safety for a pe- riod covering less than 10 years. lice computer tie-in was made yesterday in a press release by Assistant Commissioner V. M. Sepala, commanding officer of "K" division of the RCMP at Edmonton. The central police informa- tion centre (CPJC) is an auto- mated central depository f o r the immediate storage and re- trieval of information. The CP1C contains records Government lags on Mountie plans Taber's award was a special citation for 1971 pedestrian cas- ualty records. The nation-wide awards pro- gram includes consideration of 102 cities. RELIEVES GAS FAINS BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIALS 2-1971 VOLKSWAGENS 196B DATSUN PICKUP New Ring and Valve Job SI 095 1969 VIVA S977 RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd Ave. and 14lh St. S. Sales 328-4539 Car Lot 328-4356 The Albert a government has done nothing and made no com- mitment to celebrate the com- ing of the North West Mounted Police to the Lcthbridge-Fort Macleod area in 1874, an offi- cial of the Alberta Government Travel Bureau said today in Edmonton. Peter Walls, AGTB director of planning and development, said with the change of gov- ernment in 1971 and a current reorganization of the provincial travel and tourism, offices, "un- fortunately" plans have not started to celebrate the RCMP centennial. "We're probably a 11111 e ml late getting he said. This sp'ing, a committee chah-ed jointly by Bob Bowling, minister responsible for tour- ism, and Horst Schmid, ter of culture, youth and rec- reation, was appointed to guide police centennial plans. Howaver, a spokesman Mr. Bowling's office said today that the two ministers "have just been too busy to give the matter the attention it needs.' A steering committee is to bfl formed Sept. 8 at a meeting at tended by Don Hayes, director f the AGTB; Mr. Walls; Bob IcDonald, director of the Al- >erta Bureau of Public Affairs; George McCleUan, provincial mbudsman and formar HCMP ommissioner; Hugh Craig, past resident of the Travel Indus' TV Association of Alberta and omeone from the department f culture, youth and recre- ation, yet to be announced. Mr. McClellan will act 'permanent adviser" on RCMP natters and Mr. Craig of Fort Macleod will be a contact be- the government and pri ale industry, said Mr. Walls The committee will re also jroposals to the ministeria committee of Mr. Bowling anc Mr. Schmid who will make rec ommendations to cabinet. Mr. Walls said the provincia jovernment will "go along' with federal government plan ,o celebrate the 100th anniver sary of formation of the RCMP m 1073. In 1974 the prqvinc will have its own- celebration o the arrival in Alberta of th Mounties. ART DIETRICH DENTURE ClINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Blilg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEL 317 7th STREET SOUTH laced in the system by all po- ce agencies across Canada. Keyboard devices are con- ecfed to the computer centra y highspeed transmission cir- uits which have been installed t Alberta RCMP headquarters t Edmonton and the ion headquarters at Leth- ridge ai.d Calgary. Identical keyboards will soon e installed at the Calgary and Edmonton city police stations. tfficial plans call for the in- tallation of such a keyboard at ie Leihbridge city police sta- ion in early 1973. More of these devises will be nstalled later at the police'sta- ions at Red Deer, Medicine fat and other police stations as he devices become available. The tie-ins may be used to assist policemen on patrol. The jolice officer may submit que- ries to a keyboard operator who will contact the computer, receive the answer and radio it back to the officer nearly in- stantaneously. Material handled by the com- autcr will include information stolen vehicles, stolen li- cence plates and vehicles used the commission of a crime. The system has been geared to handle additional infor- mation on wanted or missing parsons and stolen property. Such data formerly could only be gathered with lengthy telex messages, or a continued re- reading of messages received at a police centre daily. 'All such information will soon be available in a matter of moments from the CPIC, and in tho near future all police agencies in Canada will have access to the keyboards, pro- viding a rapid flow of needed information between police forces at a previously impos- sible rate of said a Lethbridge RCMP official. By GREG MclNTYRE Herald Staff Writer Ths "crisis" point at which alt the water in the Oldman River is spoken for is fast ap- proaching, says Dr. C. D. Stew- a foremost authority on water resources in Western Canada. Dr. Stewart, Terry Bland, president of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce and Gordon 'CoUedge, Lethbridge Community College informa- tion officer were in Calgary to- day drumming up publicity for a conference Oct. 13 and 14 called: Crisis in the Oldman River Basin. A s evidence o t impending water shortages in the river, Dr.. Stewart said that last year for "a couple of days" Alberta was unable to meet a commit- ment to Saskatchewan to pass on at least cubic feet o! water per second. AGREEMENT An agreement between the two provinces signed in the 1960s requires that Alberta pass to Saskatchewan half the flow of the Oldman River, no less than cubic feet per second flow, and water up to certain quality standards. "Most people don't xtiovv thai for a couple of days last year we (Mdn't meet that commit- said Br. Stewart, for- mer chairman the Regiaa- based South Saskatchewan River Development Commis- sion. With increasing municipal, industrial and irrigation de- mands on the river all the time, the point will soon be reached when there will be no unallo- cated water left in the Oldman, he said. QUARRELS Quarrels that have already started between different groups making demand on the available supply, will increase. A major objective of the Oc- tober water resources- confer- ence, scheduled for the audi- torium at Lethbridge Commu- nity College, is to determine in "hard facts" just how much water there is in the Oldman River and exactly how much water is required in the region using it. "What I propose is that we gather all the facts so that the coming generations who have to make these major decisions (such as diversion, schemes) will have the necessary infor- said Dr. Stewart. Only "small projects" such as a possible reservoir some- where on the Oldman upstream from Lethbridge will be re- quired before the year he predicted. The reservoir could regulate high and low flows to conserve water. Another immediate means to better use the avail- able water is improved irriga- tion techniques, he said. "But what we don't want at this conference is a lot of specu; lation on possible projects. The aim is to gather the facts ant see what the situation is." Dr. Stewart, president jCC, will chair the two day conference which is open to tha )ublic and sponsored by tha water resources committee of :he chamber of commerce. At a news conference at tha Calgary Inn today, organizers hope to stir up interest among the Calgary news media so that people from British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Montana will join Alberta delegates in discussion. Wilf Bowns, general manager of Ihe chamber, said registra- tion fees will be "kept to a minimum" in an effort to at- tract a good turnout of students and Ihe general public. Invitations have been sent la Alberta cabinet ministers in- cluding Hugh Homer, agricul- ture; Bill Yurko, environment and Allan Warrack, lands and well as representa- tives of all municipalities, mu- nicipal districts and counties within Ihe Oldman River basin. Near-record seen Harvest plans JL set for beets No successor Al Brewer, district represen- tative of the provincial depart- ment of culture, youth and rec- reation, will leave Lethbridge Uiis week to take a new posi- tion with the department in Ed- monton. He has been with the local branch of the department since February, 1968. He will take the office of sup- ervisor of the volunteer ser- vices brancli, where his job will be (o stimulate self-heip programs and volunteer proj- ects. No decision has been made regarding his replacement ia Lethhridge. A near-record harvest of 050, 000 tons of sugar beets is ex- pected from southern Alberta's acres when initial field work starts Sept. 18. The first 10 days of harvest will be on a controlled basis with receiving stations allowed only set tonnages to allow the Taber and Raymond processing factories to gear up for the full scale field operations Sept. 2B. Arledge Hill, assistant agri- culture superintendent for Can- adian Sugar Factories Ltd., said a good average yield of 15 tons per acre is expected. Last year the record 16Vi tons per acre was set on acres. When operations are in full swing, contract growers in ths Bow Island-Nobleford-Ma- grath Picture Butte Vauxhall region in southern Alberta's ir- rigation belt will haul bee's to 14 receiving stations. Mr. Hill said the final har- vest will depend on weather conditions. "Good fall weather will facilitate the storage of sugar in the beels, both in the field and in lie said. "Sunny weather with DO early frost at least until Oct. 1 will be ideal." It is impossible to determine the sugar content of the beets Drug project hassle continues Indian-white gap growing? AM A moving The Alberta Motor Associa- tion will move its offices into the new AMA building next t The Herald in the week begin ning Sept. 18, says AMA man ager Jolm Rhodes. iFirst to Camm's for SHOES Then FOR THE TEEN AND HIGH SCHOOL CROWD The very newest in styles by MARIE ClAIRES 2 tone suede ties Orange and and 2 Tone Blown. WILD WOOLLEYS New lealher lies Black, Wine and Navy. EARTHLINGS By Brown, Black, Slue. NEW SUSAN TIES Black we) looks, black suede and leather 2 tone comb. NEW ATV's TIES In Brown and Royal Blue. SAVAGE SUEDE TIES THE NEW LOOK in Husnpuppiel. I MISSES' FALL SHOES By SAVAGE, CLASSMATES, and MISS SUSAN 2 tone suede lies; mulli col- ored suedes, 2 tons end combinolions, new uro- ihant notched soles. BOYS' SCHOOL SHOES By CLASSMATES, SAVAGE, ond BRAVES 1 tone leather ties, slip-ons, also the new heavy Took for fall. Open Thurs. and Fit., unlil 9 p.m. CAMM'S 403 5fh Street SHOESI By RUDY HAUGENEDER Hcralil Slaff Wriler Indiaas don't want white in- volvement in solving tlieir al- cohol problems. At least that was the impres- sion given at a Thursday after- noon meeting of the Native Friendship Society of South- ern Alberta Local Incentives Program. L.I.P. workers at the meet- ing in essence declared tiKsy would not work under the man- agement of a white person Bill McDougall who was offer- ed and accepted the position Wednesday. As a result of the discussion Lelhbridge Friendship" Centre director Bill Head, who earlier declined the job and recom- mended Mr. McDougall, was again offered the job which ho accepted. The federally-financed L.I.P. serves as an alcohol and drug counselling and preventive treatment program which is re- sponsible to the NFSSA. And NFSSA is an integrated group which in addition to running the friendship centre, professes to be working to close the In- dian-white gap. The co-ordinator vacancy oc- curred recently after Bose Yel- low Feet resigned the post to take another job in Edmonton. Last week the federal gov- ernment was approached to ex- tend the L.I.P. program until the end of the year when a fur- ther year-long extension will be- sought. The federal boss of the pro- gram bad recently instructed the NFSSA to lure a new Leth- bridge co-o rdinator "imme- diately" to avoid cancellation of the project. Roy Little Chief of Calgary was earlier given the job by Mrs. Yellow Feet without au- thorization. Indians are given very few opportunities for responsibility and the L.I.P. should be oper- ated by Indians to prove to the rest of society that they can do _ od job, on Indian NFSSA member said. The word "discrimination" against whites by Indians crept into the meeting. At the conclusion of the meet- ing some non-native persons felt the original purpose of friend ship, working together and closing the Indian-white gaps, had been given up. The NFSSA has been crip- pled by money and manage- ment problems since its incep- tion about three years ago and led to near month-long clo- sure earlier this year. Recently the secretary of slate's department announced a further will short- ly be made available to the centre for the current fiscal year in addition to the federal provincial and municipal funds already avail- able. LEROY'S PLUMBING GASflTTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 nee weather conditions will ba le deciding factor. Individual growers have been otified of the harvest plans by he processing company. Cancer drive over the top The Canadian Cancer Society has achieved a record in fund- raising in lethbridge and thfl district, campaign chairman Gordon said today. A total of was receiv- ed by Aug. 31, more than he objective. The record of was raised last year. Mr. Gordon said he expected more returns to come in, FANTASTIK SWEEP-A- SHAG TFie Rug Rako That Renews SHAG RUGS 33 Uniformly Spaced Prongs Modern No Snag Design Built-in Rounded Bumper 14" Wide Swath Save! Time Regular 3.47 A Q7 Special, Only Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN CUFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mecnsnlc BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAl DENTAL BLDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2S21____ WE'VE MOVED KIRBY COMPANY of LETHBRIDGE Are Now Located At 210-13lh Street South Phone 328-8962 FAMILY DINING EVERY SUNDAY! EXCEUENT FOOD if GRACIOUS SERVICE SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MENU DINNER MUSIC 6 to 8 p.m. DINE and DANCE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT "THE MINT JULEPS" 8 TO 13 P.M. NO CHARGE We invite applications for Ihe following full and pan rime BANQUET AND DINING ROOM FOOD SERVICE HOSTESSES BARTENDER BUS BOYS BAR SERVING HOSTESS al 328-7756 Phone 328-7756 for Reservations! IH THE OLD THADITTON OF WESTERN HOSPITALITY ;