Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
J.4 UTHSRIOOE HERAIO Tuesday, September 4, 1973 Some loafed e oters Many took Monday easy, but for some 'f was just another working day. Canoeing on Hendsrosn Lake, cycling around Henderson Park, a frantic game of rocd hockey, or just a snocza on the orass the usuci Labor Day hc'iday fore. But Terry Kleisen, on foot, and Roicff Heinen were hard at it clearing the in.-! 'hot be the senior citizen's high rise at 8th Street end 6ih Avenue 5. Jim Jarvie and George Sorzitza make forms for a new driveway. The hockey p'cyers ere, left to right, Gregory Leroud, 7, Robert St. Onge, 5, Mitche! Bracken, 6, and Deon Seiz 7. And that's B. L. Anderson and friend AAooray obli- vious to ir all. V J J JkJ r project in 2 weeks Monev sent for defence Pincher centre asked (or of hijacker, says Veiner The ne'T administration- shopping complex at Stand- off should be ready for occu- pancy Sept. 15, the Blood band e c o nomic co-ordinator said Saturday. The centre, which will house a supermarket, band offices, a pharmacy, and medical offices, had been scheduled far completion at the end of Ai'cu.st but Fred Gladstone s a i d construction was delayed by some diffi- culty getting materials. The store Mill probably open Sept. IS. Mr. Gladstone said, and the band council will move from its offices in Cardston to the new complex at the end of September' The official opening will probably be held either Oct. 1 or Oct. 15 and Mr. Glad- stone hopes that Indian Af- fairs Minister Jean Chretien will be in attendance.- "He's done quite a bit in helping to get this develop- ment Mr. Glad- stone said. Medicine Hat Mayor Harry Veiner cannot understand why a Jerusalem newspaper saws it has received no money from him for the legal defence of a Libyan jet hi- jacker. "The money was sent. It was sent through the bank." he said. Today the Jerusalem Post says it has received "no money or requests" from the mayor. But Mr. Veiner maintained In a telephone interview, "I'm q-jite sure they didn't say that.'1 He added that he did not remember when he sent the money, nor would he dis- close the amount. Mr. Veiner has said ac- cuser! hijacker Mabmoud Tou- mi deserves to be defended for "his words of under- standing for the Israeli cause." Toiimi said he hijacked the Lebanese jet to Israel 16 as a gesture of friendship for the Israeli people. Friendship centres get Friendship centres in Leth- bridge and Pincher Creel? will each receive grants from the provincial government, it was an- nounced Saturday. Paul Raczka, treasurer of the Association of Friendship Centres and ex- ecutive director of tho Napi Friendship Centre in Pincher Creek told The, that in a meeting Friday in Ed- monton between Northern Af- fairs Minister Allen Aclnir ami friendship centre offi- cials, the government agreed to give the eight Alberta cen- tres for program- ming in the 1973-74 year. The six small centres will each get grants while centres in Edmonton and Calgary will receive Mr. Raczka said. The centres, he said, had gone into the meeting asking for but the govern- ment said that as its budget was drwn up, it oould only provide the with a possibility of some more funding later. The centres were asked by Mr. Adair to submit pro- gramming budgets for the 1974-75 year by Sept. Io. Mr, Raczka said Napi pro- grams would all have to be modified and some would have to be eliminated be- cause of the small grant. The Napi centre had asked for saa.ooo. "We're going to have to seek funding for some of these things from other sources "such as the provin- cial department of culture, youth and recreation or the federal secretary of state- de- partment, he said. Corey Foster, executive di- rector of the Leth'bridge Friendship Centre, said Lethbridge association had asked for but wasn't sure what, programs would bs affected by the reduction in grant revenue. Programming and next year's budget will be discuss- ed at the centre's monthly board meeting Wednesday.