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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta AlOHA WEEK VACATION HAWAII CALLS Departs Oct. Returns Oct. 24th ONLY CALGARY RETURN Join now and enjoy Hawaiian foslivo holiday! Price includes air fare, hotel and outer Island tours CONTACT BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE 1271 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-3201 or 328-6858 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Letttbrldge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridgo, Alberta, Monday, September 14, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 18 J A, e. CROSS X, Your Franchisee1 Dealer for Nikon, Zcisi Ikon, Mamiya, Bell and Howell, Braun and Kodak Darkroom Equipment and Supplies Sharp Frost Sets New Lows Falling temperatures S a 11- day resulted in record low temperatures Monday morning in seven Alberta centers. Lethbridge tied an all-time low temperature record for the day set in 1909 when the mer- cury dipped to 27 degrees. Pin- dier Creek hit a record low of 13 degrees, nine degrees lower than the previous 1921 record, and Edson with 15 degress, broke a 1921 record of 21. Records were also broken at Banff, 14 degrees; Jasper 19; Red Deer, 19; Peace River, 26; and Grande Prairie 25. Calgary tied a 1807 record low of 20 and Medicine Hat ctied the previous record of 27. The forecast for southern Al- berta calls for a general warm, ing trend over the next few days, with some cloudy periods and a possibility of scattered rain showers. High temperatures Monday were forecast to reach 50-55 de- grees, dropping to about 30 overnight. The high tempera- ture Tuesday should be in the 60 degree area. Meanwhile, the unusually early cold snap has played havoc with outdoor plants in the city, and killed late season growth in all of the area's re- maining grain and oilseed crops. Plant scientists at the Leth- bridge Research Station say the cold spell is no real disaster Bridge Steel Has Arrived The steel for renovations to Lethbridge's 9th St. bridge, ex- pected in the city last month, is now here and preliminary fabrication work is under way. Some work, such as drilling boles in the'steel members, is required before actual work on the bridge itself Starts. The city engineering depart- ment advises that closure of the bridge will likely be inter- mittent, with the overpass closing and reopening from time to time. The work, being done by Bromley Mechanical Services of Medicine Hat at a cost of will add about five feet 'to the bridge's clearance. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 for the few unharvested crops in the area, as ripening was complete when it hit. Officials of the Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. in Leth- bridge, and Cornwall Canninj Co. Ltd. do not think the fros has seriously damaged vege tables and sugar beets, but stale only time will tell when the crops are harvested. Only corn, carrots, and red beets remain onions in the vegetable line. Sugar beets are not harvested until end of October. the Whoop-Up Dedication On Friday Indian chiefs, federal parks officials, government represen- tatives, senior RCMP officers and others will be among guests Friday Sept. 18 when the new Fort Whoop-Up sairn is dedicated near Lethbridge. The cairn is located on the junction of the Oldman and St. Mary Rivers, about four miles south of Lethbridge on Highway 5. The project was sponsored primarily by the federal gov- ernment's Historic sites ser- vice, and commemorates es- tablishment of the original Fort Whoop-Up in the 1850s. The cairn will, be located on property owned by rancher Frank Russell, at a point on the coulee bluffs overlooking Whoop-Up Coulee, part of the old Whoop-Up Trail, which was a major trading route from the western United States to the then-Northwest Territories of Canada. From the cairn, the flatlands below where the old fort was located can be seen, as well as much of the old Whoop-Up Trail and its ox-cart ruts, still visible after a century of Weathering. The ceremony begins at p.m., and is open to the public, with a reception following at Indian Battle Park. DISABLED WORKERS In less than a decade, more :han disabled Canadian adults have been enabled to be- come income earners under he vocational rehabilitation of disabled persons program. The ederal government through Jie department of manpower and immigration, shares the cost of the program with the provinces. SAVE Tuop 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT IIMUTB UFFLEH 509 6th Avenue South Phone 328-8134 DEVELOPMENT SITE This is the site for the plan- ned 54 million development at Shoppers' World on Mayor Magroth Drive. Planned inclusion of 4th Ave. S. (indicated1 by slanted lines) in the site as part of the parking lot has resulted in objections from residents of the area. The city is currently studying the situation, before making any decision. The dotted area is made up of offices that will remain. The blackened area shows where the million high-rise motor hotel will be built. A large beer parlor is planned for the cross-hatched area in the south end of the complex. Sewage Plant Discussion Council Meeting Resumes Tonight City council tonight resumes he session adjourned last Tuesday because ol the late- ness of the hour. Aldermen last week decidec o adjourn in order to be able o devote sufficient time to, dis- cussing the city's secondary icwage treatment facilities. A major problem is the cost, estimates for which now have gone about million over what had been planned. Meetings have been held with h e consultants, Underwooc McLellan and Associates in an attempt to cut capital'costs and to review operating costs. The contract for the plant it- self, the major item in the ewage treatment facility, has not yet been awarded, although lids were opened Aug. 11. Low >id at that time was from PHARMACY HAS ____ ITS LIGHTER SIDE "Do you hove Prince Albert in a con? You do! Well, please let him out." Youngsters iust can- not resist calling u< with this age-old ioke. But frankly, we have 'never really minded this or the occasional other inoffesive joke. For it keeps our seme of humor alert in a profession that is mostly concerned with the seriousness of help- ing to treat sickness. It also gives us a lift when a customer tells us a humorous incident about their child or family. For it makes our relationship more per- sonal and we consider ourselves to be a per- sonal service pharmacy. We feel that a good laugh can sometimes be the best available medi- cine and we try to always have it in slock. VITAMIN TIME IS HERE We have specials on all vitamin-mineral sup- plements and we will deliver right to your front door. DRAFFIN'S DRUG STORE PRESCRIPTION CHEMISTS DOWNTOWN ROD 327-3279 DISPENSARY _ GEORGE _ Blood Indian Joins Police In Calgary The Blood Indian Reserve became the first Alberta re- serve to produce a police offi- cer for a major city in the province when Wilton Good- striker graduated from police training and joined the Calgary City Police Force. Mr. Goodstriker, 23, son of Rufus Goodstriker of Cardston, abandoned plans for a medical career' and joined 22 class- mates for the 10-week course. He hopes to set an important example to others of his race, and reactions so far from his Indian friends have been ex- pressions of pride. The training officer for the department said Mr. Goodstriker seem to be working very well on his new "beat" work. Mr. Goodstriker has a Grade 12 education plus uiie year of pre-mediial study and an ex- cellent record of athletic achievement. He boxed Golden Gloves, won the 1966 Tom Longboat trophy for outstanding Indian athlete in Alberta, and has been ac- tive in football, basketball and track. Laing Construction and Equip- ment Ltd. of Calgary at The city since then has been investigating ways of cutting costs and financing the pro- ject, which must be completed by Sept. 1, 1971 according to Appeal Kick-Off Today The 1971 United Appeal cam- paign kicked off this morning in quest of the objec- tive in support of 16 member agencies. "Harry Cox, campaign chair- man, and his 48 area chairmen and team captains and several hundred canvassers will work specific areas of the city. Several city service clubs are also joining the many in- dividuals in the campaign to raise the necessary funds. This year's objective has been increased from the 000 objective in 1970. [the latest directive from the provincial health department. Alderman Vaughan Hemb- roff said at last week's council meeting a major consideration was the equitable distribution of costs between industry and taxpayer. He pointed out that indus- try's taxes contributed signifi- cantly to city revenue, making the average citizen's taxes con- siderably lower. He said it might not be out of line to suggest that the pub- lic might be expected to con- tribute to increased sewage treatment costs in order to take some of the pressure off indus- try, thereby encouraging much- needed plants to locate and re- main in the city. Eight local processing indus- tries meanwhile have retained the services of Reid, Crowther and Partners Ltd. of Calgary, consulting engineers, to inves- tigate sewage treatment meth- ods. They are to meet this week with city engineers to talk over problems associated with sew- jage treatment and a new sew- age bylaw. A formal meeting between the city and local industries has been set for Oct. 5 in the Yates Centre. Language Workshop About 40 elementary school ieachers from Lethbridge and district will attend a special .vorkshop on the new language experience reading program Tuesday in the Lethbridge pub- ic school board offices. The program and workshop will be directed by representa- ives of Gage and Co., Ltd., :extbook publishers from To- ronto. Mrs. Peggy Albistpn, public school district reading consultant, will chair the semi- nal'. Four Hurt In Collision Four people were injured and damage amounted to in an intersection collision at 28th St. and 6th Ave. S. about p.m. Sunday. Drivers of the two vehicles were Richard A. Hegland of Champion and Catherine Cas- tles of 543 Dieppe Blvd. The injured were Catherine Castles, Peter Versluys and Gordon Hegland both of Cham- pion and Brian Kranzler of Lethbridge. All four were treated for in. juries at the hospital and re- leased. Car Winner Hans Procee, 23 year old :rucker with Ellison Milling and Elevator Co. Ltd., won a Chevrolet Impala custom coupe Saturday night at the conclusion of the two-day Elks Carnival held at the Lethbridge Arena. BLAIR ESCAVATING Septic Tanks Delivered and Installed Water Line Trenching Batemehts Dug Phone 327-4058 Sketch Club Workshops Under Way The Lethbridge Sketch Club swung into its first full week of 1970 autumn painting classes and workshops today with water- color instruction from 2-4 p.m. at the Bowman Arts Centre. Advanced oil paintings class- es, also given by Lethbridge artist -teacher Cathy Evins start tonight at Registrations for all classes will he accepted this week. Oil painting, basic drawing and acrylic instruction wUl be given Tuesday at by Su- san Reed, CFCN-TV artist. Oil painting classes on Fri- days at will also be given by Mrs. Evins. Children' classes for students scven-12 years, run Saturdays at 9 a.m., and for students 13-19 years, at 11 a.m. Fees cover 12 weekly class- es, most of them two hours long. Also starting this week are Tuesday afternoon workshops at 2 p.m. and Wednesday eve- ning workshops at p.m. Adult classes are designed for beginning, intermediate and advanced painters. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13th Street N. Phone 327-4591 Horse Show Most Successful' 2 El Enamorado 23179, Doug Reid) 3. Air Canada, Bt. Georges stables. Intermoiisie Jumping Finals 1. Rod, Brian Boll; 2. Sandy Storm, Redicjo Ranch; 3. Ronnoco Red By STAN FRUET Herald Staff Writer The sixth annual East Leth- R R8nch. Keo hridge Rotary horse sllOW COIl- Knight, C. Hancmaycr. eluded Saturday night and the j executive committee termed the most successful they've had. The Rotarians estimate more than people viewed the show for the three days it was in Lethbridge. Dr. Jerry Niwa, horse show committee chair- man, said a lot of people came to see the feature attraction of Den Weisen and Rohert Ward and their Perfeclo Horses, a top internationr' act. Entries were up by GO to 70 horses and the number of per- formance classes was expand- ed by five. Total number of classes including halter and performance was 105. Horse show entries came from Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Idaho, Mon- tana and v.'-shington. Dr. Bob Hironaka, president of the East Lethbridge Rotary Club, said the success of the show was not only shown by the number of people who attended but the audiences were very ap- preciative which added to the performance of the horses. East Lethbridge Rotarians, the Lethbridge and District Ex- hibition board and other indivi- duals turned the Exhibition Pa- viEon into a real show ring, Dr. Hironaka said. Another element which made the show successful was the cal- ibre of judging. Joseph A. Van- orio of Pound Ridge, New York, is about the number one judge of horses in North America, Dr. Hironaka said. Class Winners Open Performance Jumping 1. Sandcraft, St. Georges Siables; 1. Royal Number, St. Georges Stables; 3. ShielB Siss, Evelyn Jensen. Fine Harness 1. Ebony Firefly, Jack Newman Stables; 2.. Bourbons Carbon Copy, Gordon and Phyllis Flelcher; 3. Brookwood's Fivefly, James H. McLatchy. Western Pleasure Class 1. Gay Siba 2A 41221, Arco Stables; 2. Abu Swat. Dally MeFadgean; 3. No Holds Barred and Con OvniceK. Undies Side Saddle 1. Abu Swai, Dolly McFadgean; 2. Jet Corder, Tony and .Joanne Perlieh; 3. Sindee Karen Wynder. English Open Hack 1. ToklaJ, Sundance Stables; 2. Fair Enough, Jane E. Lawrence; 3. Abu Swat 2J027, Dolly McFadgean. Children's Fancy Turnoul 1. Ter- ry Jean's Charming, Bar G Ranch Ltd; 2. Pierre Cody's Accent, Dreis Pony Farm; 3. Harmony's Parader, Gow's Pony Farm. Arabian Native Costume 1. Khala Sabi 29526, Dr. A. G. Kluiak; 2. Sur Shuree 17316-11, Arco Stables; 3. Tok- lat, Sundance Stables. Senior Trail Horse 1. Kiltbar, W. E. Renard; 2. Marcann, Wilbur and Audrey, 3. Eleven Seven, Steiger Sta- Te'nnesse Walkers 1. Hi-Hat Shady Lady 592252, Gladys Feree; 2. Shawdow, Jack Newman Stables; 3. Jokers Chief 6S4656, Gene and Con Ovnicek. Junior Reigning 1. Toy, Bonnie Ball; 2. Mouns Al 26020, Rafter Nine Stables; 3. Stocker, Allan Camerson. Junior1 English Equitation 1. Faro Ibn Witsz II, Dr. A. Gordon Kluzak; McKenna; 3. April Mist, Au- Gillies. Tennessee Walking Pleasure 1. Jewels King, Gladys Feree; 2. Sago King's Boauiy, Ken E. Hudson; 3. .Big Sky Walking Merry, Frank Smith. Pair of Fine Harness 1 Pierre Cody's Accent, Dreis Pony Farm; 2. Vi-Lin's Golden Topper, Jacobsen's Pony Farm; 3. FernwootJ Frisco Pete, Bar G Ranch Ltd. Fine Harness Open 1. Ebony Firefly, Jack Newman Stables; 7, Bourbon's Carbon Couy, Gordon and Phyllis Fletcher; 3 Fire- fly 44.137, James H. McLatchy. Appaloosa Pleasure Horse (open) 1 Lady Bartender, Bill Stronskl; 2. Zip's Top Crop, Bill Stronskl; 3. Joker's Mirage 2391. Bill StronsKI. Junior Pole Bending 1, Charcoal, David Dinarcville; 2. Tan Hussar Morlys Junior Barrel Race 3. Tcy, Bonnie Bell. Joker's Mirace 2391, Bill Stronski; 2. Nuqget, Bill Stronski; 3. Golden Mouse, Maur- een Hepoier. Musical Chairs 1. Will Ann Rain- drop, Bill Stronski; 2. H o Bonanza 430113, Patricia McKendrlck; 3. Joker's Mirage, Bill Stronski. Western Junior Equitation 1, Leo's Black Liza, Snow Line Quarter H o r s es; 2. Sandy Storm. Redigo Ranch Ltd.; 3. Toy, Bonnie Ball. Pension Meetings Scheduled G. R. Stewart, field officer for the Lclhbridge District Of- fice of the Canada Pension Plan will be in attendance at information meetings in Blair- more and Pincher Creek Thursday and Friday. The meeting in Blairmore Thursday will be held from. 10 a.m. to p.m. in the Federal Building and in Pincher Creek from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in the town council chambers Friday. Anyone wishing to take ad- vantage of this service is in- vited to do so. Mr. Stewart will answer queries on the Canada pension plan, old age security, and the guaranteed income supple- ment. He will also provide as- sistance in the filing of applica- tions for benefits under these programs. Armyf Navy and Air Force 34 BINGO IN THE CLUBROOMS Tues., Sept. 15 JACKPOT Blackout In IS Not. for Members and Their Guests! SALE ON THE FAMOUS POLARIS 078x14 Full 4 ply H78xl5Full4plyTbls. Whitewall WINTER TIRE NYLON LIFETIME WARRANTY ALL POLARIS TIRES ARE FULL FOUR PLY NYLON AND 1st GRADE RETAIL SALE 37.90 20.55 42.60 23.05 42.60 23.05 52.00 26.20 LEONARD TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2nd Avenue South Phone 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL" ;