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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE lETKBRIDOE HERAID Friday, Soplembsr 1, Permission to establish a I Volvo sales lot at 538 Cth Ave. S. was refused this week by the siunicipal Planning Commis- sion. The application had been ta- bled last week to get a legal interpretation on whether the property could still be classi- lied as automotive. Since property had previ- ously been a car sales lot, with- in the past 11 months, the com- mission was left to decide if the application in question, (rom Lonsdale Mercury Com- pany, was submitted within a reasonable length of time. The zoning bylaw states if a business in operation before the bylaw was passed does nol conform to zoning standards, a similar business cannot con- tinue on the property once the first business moves off the property. There is no specified linn limit in the bylaw within which a new similar business can be legally established. WUl'iam Helton, 0 1 d m a n River Regional Planning Com mission liaison officer, said th MFC would be "asking for Iron ble" if it approved the applica iloa. The trouble would come fror a trailer sales dealership which moved onto the proper! ut was told by the city the usiness was there illegally, Ir. Helton said, 'frailer sales re also classified under an au- omotive category. The commission could nol ow say it is legal for another utomotive business to cstab- ish on the property, Mr. Helton aid. Lonsdale Mercury can appea lie decision or apply to city council to have the property re- zoned. On other business, an appli- cation from Bullock's Auto Body Ltd. to establish a repair garage at 509 6th Ave., adjacent o the Lonsdale property, was also refused. Tlie business has been illegal- ly m operation there since March, Mr. Helton said. A service station is allowed on the property but the zoning bylaw definition ot service sta- tion does not allow for repairs. Alderman Bill Kergan sug- gested every service station in the city does repairs and should therefore he declared illegal under the terms of the zoning bylaw. The commission approved a bandstand and park area for Ihe exhibition grounds and a warehouse office structure for Oliver Industrial Supply Ltd. at 226 3Gth St. N. let additional The flat-rate pay hike an- nounced for RCMP earlier this week will mean the availability of about an additional to the economy of Lethbridgr and district. A Lethbridge HCMP official said the extra available money was based on an estimate of the announced raise which will give officers ETid constables an additional per year and an addi- tional a year before taxes and "None of us are sure when the raise, retroactive to April 1, will be paid us and we're not sure how much it will mean to us next year. McDonnell's HAMBURGERS ARE The raise Is intended to for overtime work and ex- penses incurred by force mem- bers which were not previously he said. "When we received the telex message announcing the pay in- crease it concluded with an an- nouncement that more informa- tion was to follow we'll just havs to wait to EEC it all he said. The only thing known for sure is the RCMP may expect a raise and a cheque for the ret- roactive part of the raise, but they aren't certain when it will be received, or how much it will moan to them in additional pay starting April 1, i972. "Starting April 1, 1973 all members of the force will re- ceive an overtime pay, but no one knows how much it will be or how it will be the source said. New look for LCG course Journalism format revamped Caldwell's display "art from found material." Kerber Pholo 2002 3rd AVE. S. ALL PARKLAND There are square miles of provincial parkland in Can- ada. ON SEPTEMBER 1st CROSLAND PEACOCK LiTHBRIDGE CO. LTD. WIU. BE TEMPORARILY LOCATED 323-7th STREET SOUTH (NEXT TO FRANK WAtKER'S) PENDING COMPLETION OF PERMANENT OFFICE QUARTERS 519 7th STREET SOUTH Hobby turns to profit There's money in garbage The journalism course at the Lethbridge Community College has a "new look" this fall as a result of a summer face-lift- ing operation. The revamping came- after the resignation of the instruc- tor and a decision by the Board of Governors that tho coarse was faltering. Of the 13 stu- dents who started the course last fall, only seven remained at the end of the first semester. "We arc making the journa- lism program said Werner Schmidt, academ ic vice president of LCC. The new program has two lasic differences. One of the major changes ii hot there will be no journal sm instructor. A large chvmk of the teaching will be done by newspaper people through o u southern Alberla. Their parlici mtlon will be organized by a journalism co ordinalor wh will also assume part of th teaching load. CO-ORDINATOR The co ordinator's main jo will be to work with the Indus try, organizing lecture sched ulcs, job placements and othe related duties. "There will be much less en phasis on classroom work, e pecially in the second year, said Mr. Schmidt. "We want get our students working in( various newspaper o f f i c es where they can find out first- hand what its all about." Another significant factor in the new course is that repre- sentatives ot the newspaper in- dustry in southern Alberta played a major role in its de- velopment. TOO PROTECTED "They indicated what changes they felt should be made. This is why we feel it is now a contemporary said Mr. Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt said the new course should turn out people who are immediately employ- able in any newspaper opera' lion in southern Alberta. The previous environment was nol realistic, he added. It was much too protected. The new approach appears to be already paying dividends. Applications for the first year ave reached 28 compared with reason that the appointment 1 ___ Mr. made earlier, Mr. last year. Tlie college expects the new Schmidt explained, was that o ordinator to be appointed course outline was just recent- within BILL MUNDELL BOB HANNEN Mundell retires Bill Mundell, branch manag- er of the lioyal Trust Co. in By GREG McINTYRE Herald Staff Writer An Ottawa rouple has jump- ed on the ecology bandwagon by creating and selling "art rom found material" re- cycled garbage. Marnie and Fraser Caldwell were in Lethbridge with their travel trailer lull of their work Wednesday on a cross-Canada .wo-month promotion tour. In 10 minutes, Mr. Caldwell said anyone can be shown how to make art out ot discarded bottles, tins, plastic, wire, fab- ric, string, wood, caps and corks, washers, nails and a multitude of other useless ob- jects that would otherwise end up in the garbage can. A friend in Winnipeg gave the Caldwells a toy chair made out of a fin can two yeais ago. Trying to duplicate the object, Mr. Caldwell got hooked. He now teaches the craft in the adult education department of the Ottawa public school dis- trict. He and his wife last year made from sale of their work and the'three instruction booklets they have written Tin Can Art and Craft, Basic Metal Sculpture with Tin, and Wire Sculpture for Beginners. Mrs. Caldwell said that while November elections Lelbbridge, for the past 22 years, is retiring today. He is replaced by Bob Han- nen, formerly assistant branch manager in Sarnia, Ont. Mr. Mundell worked with the Royal Trust in Montreal for 23 years before coming to Leth- widge in 1950 to open the agen- cy here. It became a branch in When I started in Leth- bridge, there were only a girl and he recalled. "To- day, we have 2-1 staff. We have been successful in Lethbridge and we have faith in the future of this city." Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Nov. 20, 1907, Mr. Mundell came to this country in 1928. Ten years later he marriec Gwendoline Barton. They have a 22-year-old son, Doug, a chartered accountant studen' practicing with Young, Parkyn nd McNab Co. Mr. Mundell was presented a set ot golf clubs and a Don Fraclie painting at a staff fare- well party Wednesday. "I am going to take things he said. "I have no def- inite plans of leaving and I will slay in Lethbridge in the mean- time." Mr. Mundell was a past pres- dent of the Chinook Club and past treasurer of the-Kiwanis Club. He was active in the chamber ot commerce for a number of years, Mr. Hanncn, an 18-year vet- eran with the Royal Trust, was born and raised "in Red Deer. "It is coming home for me, re- turning to he said. Mr. Hannen also worked In Royal Trust branches in Cal- gary, St. John's, Toronto and Thunder Bay. Ho was a charter member of the Stats Planning Institute, Thunder Bay. Chinook refitted for new season BIGELOW FOWLER CLINIC Announces the Association of Wm. D. Stiff M.B., F.R.CS. (C) Obstetrics and Gynaecology The Lcthbrldge Navy League is about to begin its 1972-73 sea- son a tier a summer spent refit- ing its headquarters. Members of the League .anded and repainted the ex- crior of Ihe HMRCS Chinook, ocated at 1712 10th Ave. S. The Chinook is headquarters for tha Sea Cadets, the Navy League Cadets and the Wrenette Corps. The Wrenettes are girls 13 to 18 years old, and the Sea Ca- dets are boys of the same age Both are taught the basics o! seamanship including eomsui nication, drill, first uid, phys ical training and navigation. The Navy League Cadets, a group of boys aged 11 to 14, ar taught mainly leadership an seamanship basic training. In addition to weekly meet ngs, are organized, ances held, and members may larticipate in rifle range shoot- ng and the corps' drum and lugle band. Membership averaged about 35 hi each of the three corps n 1971-72, and Navy League Corps executive officer Duane Patterson expects a greater ;urnout for the coming season. "We're beginning with about 30, and each of the groups will probably double its member- ship by he said. First parades for the compa- nies are as follows: Wrenettes, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m.; Navy League Cadets, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.; and Sea Cadets, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. All parades take place at the headquarters, and anyone in- terested in joining is requested to attend. BROCKET Indian politics n a local level should take on _ high pitched flavor shortly on the Peigan reserve. Council elections, including recycling garbage into toys and that for the job of chief, are household items cannot solve slated for November. Prospec the nation's pollution problem, tive applicants aren't cxpectM it can help1. to take long before kicking of "When you think that just one their campaigns, .amp takes four different sizes of tin cans, it's not that insig- nificant. If largo numbers of people did it, it certainly would help." The Caldwella said they were "absolutely amazed" at how fast their work sold at an arts and crafts show at the National Art Centre in Ottawa at the end of July. They said they have been Hooded with orders for instruc- tions and items and have had to turn down many of the numer- ous invitations to exhibit in shows around the country and in the United States. They have already created more than 200 different pat- crns and are creating more all the time, said Mr. Caldwell. Items include ornamental pin cushions, candle holders, glass "I like cities of this said. "You have pure, clean in- here." Mr. Hannen is married and has one daughter. STILL SELLING FOR LESS! STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd Street S. Phone 327-3024 HARVEST FLAIR BALL SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16fh 9 P.M. lETHBRIDGE'S HOLIDAY INN flowers, wire sculpture, cos- tume figures, Christmas trees and decorations, ash trays, coasters, mobiles and numerous other objects. "There is just no lirnit to what you can said Mr. Caldwell, 50, who would like to work full-time creating new de- signs. Lethbridge Symphony Women's League ELEVENTH ANNUAL The' GARNET BURT ORCHESTRA FROM SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN b MIDNIGHT BUFFET Per Couple Tickets Now on Safe LEISTER'S I ACCORDION SPECIAL ADULT COURSES INSTRUMENT SALES and REPAIRS LESSONS IN PINCHER CREEK EVERY MONDAY GUITAR PIANO ORGAN BEGINNERS' COURSES RFPTI SCHOOL "I MUSIC 2646 South Parkside Drive-Phone 327-0115 ;