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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE CRUISE YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR All Inclusive 33-Day Air Sea Cruise via Qanlas Alrllnet and The S. S. Slalendam. Departing Nov. 9 via Air Return by Boat Dec. ]2lh. Visit Australia, New Zealand, Cook Islands, Moorea (Papatoia Bay) Tahiti, Marquesas Islands, Lot Angeles and San Francisco. Tolal Tour Prico Only U-S. Cncy. From Vancouver. 1271 3rd Ave. S. BUTTE TRAVEL Pnone 326-3201 328-6858 The Lethbtidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lfelhbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, September 2, 1970 PAGES 17 TO 32 Jerry J_j land' rat. A. E. CROSS Your Franchised Dealer for Nikon, Zoiss Ikon, Mamiya, Bell and Howcll, Braun and Kodak Darkroom Equipment and Supplies Total Million Major Contracts Let For U of 1 By JIM WILSON Herald Education Writer Lockerbie and Hole Western Ltd., of Calgary, has been awarded the major mechanical work tender for University of Lethbridge construction, with a total tender price of lowest of two tenders re- ceived Aug. 14. The work, which had been budgeted at includes plumbing, air conditioning, ventilation and heating. The only other tender came front Canadian Industrial Comstock, also of Calgary, at The other major contract awarded at the same time is for electrical work on the new campus, to Hume and Rumble Ltd., of Calgary, with a tender price of almost below the budgeted es- timate of Treadway Inn First In Canada The million Lethbridge Treadway Inn which has been announced for downtown Leth- bridge is the first of a Cana- dian chain of Treadway Inns involving Lethbridge and U.S. interests. Wales Hotel Holdings Ltd., of Lethbridge which will own and operate Uie Lethbridge hotel, is associated with Treadway Inn Corporation of the U.S. in de- veloping the Canadian chain. Treadway Inn is the oldest franchising hotel chain in the U.S. It was established in the New England states in 1912 and until recently was located strictly in the eastern U.S. states. It has become a division of Restaurant Associate Industries of America which operates more than 260 restaurants, the bulk at major U.S. airports. Treadway Inn has 75 hotels of which 50 are company-owned and 25 are franchised. The company is aiming at reaching ECO hotels, company-owned and franchised, within the next five years. It has options on land for development in most west- ern U.S. states. Restaurant Associates has as- sets of 150 million and had gross sales last year of million. Wales now is negotiating on "WITH THE KIDS BACK IN SCHOOL" RENEW YOUR PLANTER With "NEW" FOLIAGE PLANTS from avauis owcr Shop Marquis Hotel Bldg. Phone 327-1515 property in Calgary, Edmon- ton, Ottawa and Toronto for development of Treadway Inns, Wales will have 100 per cent ownership of the Lethbridge Treadway Inn and possibly total ownership of the Edmon- ton Treadway Inn with a per- centage ownership of the other inns. Wales has purchased the east side of the block to be developed in downtown Leth- bridge (the Stem property and a city alley) and has obtained a 50-year lease from Mara- thon Realty, with an option to purchase, on the west side of the property (Hull Block "We hope to continue our op- erations at the Park Plaza Motor said Dan Roycr, Wales president. "This development expresses the confidence we have had and still have in the future of Leth- bridge. :'The co-operation of city hall, the chamber of commerce and Dennis O'Connell (city direc- tor of economic development) has contributed greatly to making this development a reality." Store Plans Changed A general meeting of all shareholders in Lethbridge Co- op Groceries Ltd. will be held sometime in October to decide on a course of action for the group, Bill Nichol, Co-op presi- dent said Wednesday. Mr. Nichol said the board of directors was looking into oth- er possible locations for a store since the announcement last week that a hotel would be built in Shopper's World. The group had planned on using the Town and Country Foodstore, but had to change their plans following the announcement that it would be replaced by the hotel. It is hoped that concrete pro- posals regarding a new loca- tion will be ready for the Oc- tober meeting, he said, so that the 400 members can decide whether to go ahead with plans for a co-op grocery. DR. C. D. LUNDGREN CHIROPRACTOR NATUROPATH takes pleasure in announcing that DR. G. C. NORDSTROM CHIROPRACTOR is now associated with him in the PRACTICE OF CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE HOURS F.XTENDED TO MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. a.m. to p.m. 1013 3rd AVE. S., LETHBRIDGE PHONE Bob Comstock, U of L capi- tal development officer, also announced the winners of sev- eral other contracts. Supply and installation of windows and entrances: Colray Manufacturing and Distribut- ing Ltd., of Calgary, at 485; Supply and installation of mechanical controls: Honey- well Controls Ltd., of Calgary at Supply and installation of sprayed foam insulation: Ful- ler-Austin of Canada, Ltd., at Masonry work: Hagblom Ma- sonry Ltd., of Rcgina, now lo- cated in Lethbridge, at (the only tender All contracts were awarded to the low bidders. Tenders were received Aug. 14 on li other U of L jobs, and contracts will be awarded for them within the next two weeks. Taking these prices with con- tracts already awarded, Mr. said, the total aca- demic building cost is current- ly about one per cent below the total budget price of mil- lion. Poole Construction Ltd., of Calgary, project managers for the entire university develop- ment, were awarded a mil- lion contract in late Januray for construction of the rein- forced concrete superstructure, which is the solid shell of the building. A million contract for manufacture of the reinforced concrete was awarded in May to Bordignon Concrete Ltd., of Vancouver. A tender call will also be out soon for the first stage of con- struction of the physical educa- tion complex, being designed by Lethbridge architects Rob- ins Mitchell Watson. The building is to be finished in September, 1971 along with the academic building, and its cost is estimated at Residences the bottom four storeys of, the academic building are also being built now, at a-cost of about million. This will bring the total cost of the campus in 1971 to about million, TJ of L Acting President Dr. Bill Beckel has said he expects another million to be spent on the campus before 1980, and ultimately the campus could be worth more than million. University officials still ex- pect their new buildings to be ready for occupancy by the time the 1971 fall semester starts, although some facilities may still be housed at then- present Lethbridge Community College location until 1972. Rail Deaths Inquest Set Coroner Dr. J. E. McTavish has set Sept. 14 as the Inquest date into the July 28 death of two Lethbridge men. Trainman Jerrj A. Braat, 26, and engineer Gilbert Cook, 52, were killed when a CP freight train in which they were riding was derailed at Carmangay, 35 miles northwest of Lethbridge. Apparently a switch was left open at Carmangay and the tram with 58 cars entered a siding and smashed head-on into 40 parked box cars. An investigation was launch- ed by CP officials and the RCMP into the accident. Earl Olson, spokesman for CP Rail said results of the in- vestigation will be considered at the inquest. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Permit Values Up Million HORSE SHOW FEATURE Den Weisen and his remarkable horse Perfecto will be featured each evening and Saturday afternoon during the sixth annual East Leth- bridge Rotary Horse Show, Sept 10 to 12, at the Exhibition Pavilion. Weisen and Per- fecto have performed for audiences throughout Canada and the United States and have won acclaim in Madison Square Garden and standing ovation in the Anaheim Con- vention Centre in Los Angeles. Perfecto recently performed the Capella Ballet on stage in front of a symphony orchestra. The presence of an orchestra pit in front of the very small stage area caused the act to be criticized as too dangerous, but Perfecto went through his paces flawlessly. He will soon be featured in a film, Born With a Purpose. Police Believe Connection Court Between July 26 Fire, Theft City police are still investi- gating a robbery from a city home and a fire, both of which occurred July 26. The police said they feel the two crimes are connected and they have a suspect under ob- servation. Thieyes carted off worth of psrsonal belongings and in negotiable bonds from the home of Nathaniel Potter. A 1969 Datsun, valued at was also taken, but .found shortly after the robbery. A fire which destroyed 000 worth of property belonging to Dr. James H. Noble started apparently when thieves tried to steal the instruments out of Noble's car parked next to his house. Two 32-Siiite Apartments For Gty's Lakeview Area Construction should gst under way within 10 days on two 32- suite apartment blocks in the southeast Lakevie'.v area a spokesman for B and H Homes (Edmonton) Ltd. said Tuesday. The two blocks are the first half of a 128-suite project plan- ned for a parcel of land bound- ed on two sides by Ashgrove Road and Sylvan Eoad. The second part of the pro- ject should get started by the end of the year. The first two blocks will be made up of two and three-bed- room suites, while the second will have one and two bed- rooms. The spokesman said rentals would be modest and there would be plenty of green area and playgrounds for children. Mail Schedule For Holiday There will be no postal ser- vice provided at any of the Lethbridge post offices on the Labor Day holiday Monday and there will be no delivery by letter carrier or suburban service. The lock box lobby will re- main open on the 24-hour basis but the wicket lobby will not be open. Special delivery mail will be delivered and collections from the street letter boxes will be made on the Sunday schedule. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 Office Furniture Special HIGHBOY CHAIR Black Fabric Regular 99.50 SPECIAL 87 CHINOOK STATIONERS 306 13th Sf. N. Fhone 327-459 "IF SERVICE COUNTS-COUNT ON US May Get New Home A decision may be made soon on the location of a new building to house the magis- trate's court, currently a part of the city police station. A spokesman for the depart- ment of public works said his department is awaiting a pol- icy decision on the matter and no announcement would be made until that time. Grain Agent Is Fined The grain agent in Turin, John F. Cook, pleaded guilty in magistrate's court in Picture Butte Tuesday to a charge of over delivery of grain and was fined An RCMP spokesman in Pic- ture Butte said under the pres- ent circumstances the offence is regarded as a minor one. The total value of building permits issued to the end of August in Lethbridge exceeds last year's total by million. An August total of brought the amount for the year so far to almost mil- lion, compared with less than million in 1969. Last August saw permits valued at issued. A major contributor to the month's total was a permit for work on the Dunlop Ford dealership on Mayor Ma- grath Drive. Another big one was Canada Packers' permit for construction of their hide plant at 3718 5th Ave. N. There was only one permit for an apartment block. That was for a second 24-suite block being built by Ed Bartel Con- struction Ltd. on the former bus barns site at 515 8th Ave. S. 308 Pints Of Blood First Day There were 308 pints of blood donated Tuesday during the Red Cross blood donor clinic currently being held in Lelh- bridge. Mrs. Holroyd, clinic secre- tary, said that 15 per cent of the donors were under 21 years and one third of ths donors had also donated in June. The clinic continues in South- minster Hall Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday, a.m. to 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The quota for the clinic is 900 pints. LSD Case In Court Joseph George Eemi Filion, 20, of Neufchatel, Que., was to appear in district court in Lethbridge today to face a charge of possession of LSD for the purpose of trafficking. Filion indicated at the pre- liminary hearing he would en- ter a plea of not guilty and elected trial by judge and jury. Filion was arrested lato in July when he was found to be in possession of 106 tablets. An analysis of the tablets reveal- ed they were LSD. FOR SALE THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR An International Daily Newspaper At The CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM Corner 12lh St. 4th Ave. S. Open 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Tuei., Thuri. and Sat., except Legal Holidays. Residential building came to will permits for 13 houses being taken out. Arthur D. Watson has taken over duties as Lelhbridge di- vision superintendent of CP Rail. Mr. Watson comes from Calgary where he was assis- tant superintendent of trans- portation. At Lethbridge he succeeds William Geddes who has been named superinten- dent for the Pacific region and has transferred to Van- couver. 5 YEAR UGHT BULBS All Regular Sizes. 5 PRICE! DOWNTOWN- Phone 327-5767 NORTH-Phone 325-4441 I DEFINITELY THE TEACHER'S FAVORITE New Joyce Shoes For Fall '70 They caress your feet with that delicate touch so soft 'so comforfablsl "GRITTY" (Exactly as Available in tan or black glove leather "WHIRIAWAY" (exactly as illustrated) Available in black, and burnt beach leathers. Joyce shoes are priced from T Exciting New Teen and Campus Styles Trendselting imaginative with the new A-Frame or Scoop hee'ls. "Magikins" black or brown loafers "New Eye Catchers" in buckle or strop styles. "New Charley Browns" The original by Savage. "New Wild Woolleys" Crinkle patent wet looks, leathers and colored patents. NEW FRINGE HANDBAGS fn suedes and leathers. Also other Hobo bags to match all your lovely new fall shoes. OPEN THURS. and FRI. UNTIL p.m. FOR YOUR SHOPPING CONVENIENCE CAMM'S 403 5th Street S. SHOES HOW DO YOU IMPROVE ON ONE A. E. CROSS The Only Way Would Be To Opon A Second Branch And That's Just What We Have Done In Taber At 5314 49lh Avenue "Studio This Branch Will Offer All The Services Available At Our Lethbridge Store In- cluding Photographic and Tape Recording Equipment and Supplies Together With A Custom Framing Department, And Excellent Studio Facilities For All Your Photographic Requirements.