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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta GLASGOW RETURN DAY EXCURSION EFFECTIVE NOV. 1, 1972 For bookings and further Information eonlaci ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE The IctHlnidcie Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, September 16, 1972 PAGES 17 TO 28 NOW IN OOR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. PHONE 35J-7121 New Arriving: THE NEW EUROPEAN FAIL EYE FASHIONS for 1973 Writer's seminar starts Sept. 29 Many people feel they have the talent to write but they just don't know how to get started. For these people, the provin- cial government has organized a special two-day seminar in Lelhbridge later this month aimed at getting the beginning writer under way. The conference is set for Sept. 29 and 30 at Sven E rick- sen's Family Restaurant. Reg- istration tec is The first Southland Writers' Workshop will include such topics as writing for television and radio, poetry, school broad- casts, articles, writing for young people, short stories and novels. Dr. W. G. Hardy, author of Alberta, A Natural History and several novels and short stor- ies, and Jolin Patrick Gilles will be special speakers at the con- ference. Cleo Mowers, publisher o! The Herald, will deliver the keynote address during the closing banquet Saturday eve- ning. More than 100 persons regis- tered for a similar conference in Grande Prairie and organi- zers expect a larger group in Lethbridge. Further information is avail- able from the Creative Writing Division of the Alberta Govern- ment, llth Floor of the CN Tower, Edmonton of from the local co-ordinator, Eva Brew- ster of Coutts. City investments may net The city is in the money busi- ness in more than just a spend- ing way. Short-term investments made with funds ultimately destined for payroll cheques, construc- tion, property purchases and other expenses, will bring the city an estimated in revenue this year. Finance director Allister Findlay has been making money for Uie city through shortierm investments since 1956. In the last 15 years, the local coffers have been padded with from interest on these investments. To date this year, has been invested and if left to maturity, would return The interest rates vary, Mr. Findlay said, from a high of per cent received once last year, to just over five per cent on most investments maturing within 90 days. When major payments are due, such as the to the provincial school foundation fund in November, investments are made to mature when the payment date arrives. As soon as money is available, Mr. Findlay or his representa- tive is- on the phone to a local bank or investment broker. For example, plans are being made now to borrow million for the new library from the Al berta Municipal Finance Cor poratlon Dec. I. At that time the money will be invested unli it is needed. The provincial government regulates this type of Invest- ment and provides a list of approved financial houses with which' cities may The city has also invested in Quebec Hydro and Ontario Hy- dro. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. lower Lovel PHONE 327-2822 MOVING? OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES TMthle thtopth at lighth' A person begins to doubt lis eyesight when he starts seeing plants obeying traffic ights. That's exactly how John llellawell felt Friday majn- ing when he stepped outside his shop, John's Motor Clin- ic, to watch the antics of a large ball of Russian thistle. The wind that had kept the three-foot ball skipping down 4th yWe. S. suddenly died and the weed skidded to a halt directly in front of the 5th St. toplight just as the light turned red. 'I could hardly believe my was M' --slla- well's comment. jail was so big I came out of the shop to sec what it would do." Well, it didn't do much un- til the light turned green, when It managed to gain enough momentum to contin- ue on its way. Things are getting pretty bad when motorists have to start taking lessons from the plant kingdom. FRESH FOLIAGE PLANTS for FALL 75C 75c and up MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Phone 327-1515 CATERING ALI WM ID -ALL YOUR Are you planning a fcan- k quef, wedding reception or jhiodal gathering soon? Lei us prepare ond serve a delicious meal to your exact specifications. THE LOTUS BANQUET ROOM for up to 125 persons is available at all times. Phone early far reservations! JUST CALL 327-0740 OR 327-297 LOTUS Acreu From The CPR Depot 'Our work is cut out for us' Raymond realtor Socred candidate A group of old party faithfuls Friday chose a "second genera- tion Social Keith Hancock, 39, a Raymond real estate agent, to contest the Lethbridge seat in the Oct. 30 time will come in this province when the voters ivill call on Social Credit again." George Buzunis, mayor of Fort Macleod, said there will be no alignment of Socreds with SOCRED STANDARD BEARER Keith Hancock, a Raymond real estate agent, was selected Friday to contest tho Oct. 30 federa 1 election in the Lethbridge riding for the Social Credit party. Mr. Hancock with his wife Connie, centre, is being congratulated by former provincial Socred cabinet ministers ten Halmrast, left and Ted Hinman, right. Keith's father, Al Hanccok, is on the extrem e left. -Waller Kerber Photo 15 agencies involved Appeal drive starts Monday The 1972 United Appeal fund drive for 15 community service agencies kicks off Monday. More than 200 volunteers will conduct a three-week drive to collect donations from business- es and employees in the city. This followed Oct. 16 by a house-to-house canvass for funds. 400 hear Calmaii Musical season off to good start Canvassers will call on businesses in the city. In the October house-to-house canvass, workers will call on resi- Close to 400 people attended the Young Artist Concert in the Yates Memorial Centre Friday night. Tho concert featured 18-year- old Jeffrey Caiman as solo pi- anist. Friday's concert was the first in a tour of nine cities in Western Canada, sponsored by the Canadian Federation of Mu- sic Teachers' Association. The IVj-hour concert In- cluded works by Bach, Beetho- ven, Chopin, Honegger and Havel. Audience response to Mr. Caiman's performance was ex- tremely favorable, with one music teacher commenting that tlie young musician had "tremendous things ahead of him" and another referring to it as a "gala opening to the mu- sical season." Mr. Caiman is currently on tour as a result of winning the Yo u n g Artist International SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS SI 10 INSTALLED Phone 323-2176 Augl o ompetitlon at the Spokane, tesh. festival in July. He has studied music for ine years and is the winner of umerous awards and scholar- Tips, including six silver med- Is for Western Board of Mu- ic examinations, senior fes- 1 classes, Banff Centre chool of Fine Arts, Spokane ymphony award, and sev- ral grants from the depart- ment of culture, youth and rec- ealion. Ho was recently engaged to >lay with the Spokane Sym- ihony Orchestra. Mr. Caiman is currently itudying under Willard Schultz if the University of Calgary. He is the son of Hy and Thelma Caiman of 1919 17th Ave. S. girl Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6661 NOW OPEN Government licenced Technician t Repoiri to Radloi, Televisions and Taps Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO City wins four scholarships Kalhryn Ann Erlman, 18, of has been awarded [our scholarships with a total value of Miss Erlman, who Is entering her second ;'ear in tlie faculty of education at the University of Alberta, received scholar- ships from the province of Al- berta, the Thomas J. Watson Memorial Bursary, tho Board of Governor's prize in educa- tion and the Education Society of Edmonton. dences. Another donations will be sought through letters to houses, so that in total houses will be canvassed. UA organizers are hoping for a large part of the drive from employee payroll deduction schemes. ONE DRIVE "The United Appeal benefits the general Lethbridge citizen by having one drive and thus eliminating 15 smaller requests for says a brochure about this year's drive whicl explains the work of the 15 member agencise. They are: Victorian Order o Nurses, Multiple Sclerosis So ciety, Canadian Red Cross, Ca nadian National Institute for the Blind1, Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society, Canadian Paraplegic Association, St. John Ambulance, Salvation Army John Howard Society, Leth bridge Family Service, Gir Guides, YM and Boy Scouts and Navy League Canada. Because UA objectives wer not reached the last tlire years, there is no objectiv for the 1972 drive. However, o ficials hope to top the collected in the city last year. APPEAL COSTS About 13 per cent of mone collected goes to administrj live costs in running the appea At a noon luncheon at Svc Ericksen's Family Rcstauran Monday workers will get "pep talk" and have a chani to ask last-minute questions federal election. Mr. Hancock, unopposed for the nomination, told about 60 persons at the Civic Sports Centre that he will "do my best to carry the Social Credit banner to Ottawa." His nomination, proposed by Jack Landeryou, former Leth- bridge MLA and Calgary MP, and seconded by former provin- cial treasurer Ted Hinman, fol- lowed a moving song, The Im- possible Dream, sung by Mr. Hancock's 36-year-old wife Con- nie, accompanied by piano. REFORM Eight party officials spoke of Socred monetary theory before Mrs. Hancock's solo. Looking over an audience composed al- most entirely of middle-aged and senior citizens, she said "I only wish people my own age and younger could have been here tonight to hear the things these people have Mr. Landeryou called for re- form of the international money system. Mr. Hinman said, "If we ever needed Social Credit to stop in- flation, to stop government bor- rowing we need it now our young people are going to wake up to a mountain of debt." NOT NEEDED Leighton Buckwell, MLA for acleod, said "from the de- ession '30s to the booming Os we've made things so good OT our young people they don't ied Social Credit anymore." Dick Gruenwald, MLA for ethbridge West, said he was nly at the convention as an ob- srver. "I don't have any but urged those In at- endance to work for "good gov- ernment." John Anderson, MLA for jethbridge East, looked at the mall turnout and said "we've ot our work cut out for us." FUTURE CALL Len Halmrast, former provin- al cabinet minister, said crit- cs of Social Credit monetary leory joked at the "funny money but added "the Conservatives in the federal election. Unlike the Liberals and Tories, Socreds are con- cerned about the "forgotten lit- tle fellow." Al Hancock, Keith's father and southern Alberta Socred or- ganizer for the federal elec- tion, said that if the party was elected in Ottawa, within three years it could eliminate income tax. ''Money is only election issue1 Joe Csaki, a finance compan manager and campaign chai man for 1972 and Steve D betz, a research scientist an this year's publicity chairma Information about the appe is available from UA hearlqua lers at the Lethbridge Commi ity Chest office, telepho 327-1700. The president of the Alberta branch of the Social Credit party of Canada said the Lib- erals and the Progressive Con- servatives "don't have the an- swers" to inflation and unem- ployment, "The single issue in the elec- tion is Martin Hatters- ley, a 39 year old Edmonton lawyer told a Socred nomina- tion meeting Friday. Mr. Hattersley, a Socred can- didate for Edmonton Centre, said the party now has nomi- nated 10 to 19 candidates in Al- berta. 200 SOCREDS The party promises to field candidates in all ridings in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan and 200 can- didates across the country, he said. He proposed a revamping of the money system. Despite "Diefenbakermania" Some courses still looking for students There has been good com- munity response to the public service courses being offered at ,he University of Lethbridge his fall. Five of the nine courses being offered started this month while the remaining four begin 'in October. Two courses have full enrol- students In ceramics and 15 in woodwind instru- ments. The class on the chang- ing role of women in society is among the most popular. The first class was attended by 20 people. A course on the Victorian era, being offered at the Yates Mem- orial Centre starting Sept. 1 can still absorb many more stu- dents. It has a capacity of 500. Applications are still being received for children's theatre, children's literature, philos- ophy, nutrition and modern sci- ence. in 1958 and "Trudeaumanla" in 1968 poverty, inflation and other ills remain, he said. "The old line party leaders are still namec ailing and work- ing on the level of person- alities, but the people of Can- ada are thinking in terms of olicies. "They're thinking in terms what had to be done. If your ot water tank bursts in the asement, you don't have a opularity contest to see who's oing to fix he said. "We can clean up the mess, 'ou've heard how in 1935 (Soc- ed Premier William) Aberhart ame into Alberta and cleaned p the mess." ECHNOLOGY Mr. Hattersley said with .odern technology five per cent f the population can produce all the goods and services Can- da needs. 'Everybody in Canada hould enjoy the wages of the machine." He proposed a basic 100 a week "floor" for every- jne. He said there's a "seething rebellion going on underneath, the bottom end of Canada, omething the rich cannot understand." Mr. Hattersley said Tru- dean's Just Society has failed, he rich have got richer and he poor, poorer. MARTIN HATTBUSLBY ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAt MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 Slh SI, S. Phono 328-409S MAKE HOYTS ONE-STOP SHOPPING CENTRE FOR SUNBURST CERAMIC PRODUCTS MADE IN LETHMIDOI We carry a big In out. colon BEAN POTS CASSEROLES COFFEE SETS MUGS SOUP TOUREENS ONION SOUPS ASH TRAYS PRICED FROM 4 ONLY 3H.5JU Call Chino 327-5767 DOWNTOWN AIR CONDITIONING Alcon Refrigeration Ltd. For Ihe beir buy in Air Conditioning 327-5814 PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 6lfl St. S. and 1514A 9th Avo.S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour tailoring blocking and leather processing pleat drapery processing In observance of tre JEWISH DAY OF ATONEMENT PROGRESS CLOTHING LTD. 112-114-5th STREET S., LETHBRIDGE WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY MON., SEPTEMBER 18th OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL TUESDAY, SEPT. a.m. L b OUR LAURIE BOWNS September 2, 1972 SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS ;