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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta XBHIDGE HERALD Monday, September 16, 1974 Some Kimberley schools closed by strike WALTER KERBER photo Fall finery Kimberley elementary schools remain open, but classes have halted at secon- Wreck results in charge A Lethbridge man has been charged with impaired driving after a three-car accident ear- ly Sunday involved damages estimated at S7.500. City police said an automobile driven by Morgan J. Dyck. 19. 415 Ventura Road, was moving east on 6th Ave. N.. about a.m. Sept. 15 when it and a southbound car collided on 19th St. The second auto was driven by Norman J. B. Friedrick. 8 Ave N. Mr. Dyck's car then collided with a parked car belonging to Robert G. Deasley. 1618 9 Ave. S.. knocking his car to the other end of the block at 20th St. and 6th Ave. N. Damage to Mr. Dyck's car was estimated at and S4.500 damage was done to the Friedrick vehicle and Sl.OOO to Mr. Deasley's car. Certified Dental Mechanic CUFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MED'CAL DENTAL BUG. Lower Lav el PHONE 327-2822 dary schools, the school superintendent said today. Secondary schools are work- ing on a home study basis, with pupils coming in to receive daily assignments, John Lowe said in a telephone interview from Kimberley. Mr. Lowe, also school superintendent for the Windermere district, said high schools in both districts are on the same footing, but elementary schools are closed at Windermere. School authorities hope to meet representatives of strik- ing non-teaching employees Every home can store vegetables Home storage of garden- grown vegetables can be a part of every home in Alberta, says the provincial government. Temperature is the most important factor in maintain- ing the quality of fresh produce in storage. The most commonly stored vegetables should be kept at about 32 degrees Fahrenheit. It can be controlled by using either mechanical refrigera- tion or cool outside air. Mechanical refrigeration has the advantage of providing a temperature controlled environment throughout the year. HEALTH QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ANSWER e this short quiz and see if you are taking j good care of your health: Are you overweight cr urcerweight? 2. Did you skip the complete nhysical9 3. Do you oush too hard physically? 4. Do you push TOO hard mentally? 5. Have you any recurring symptoms you ignore? 6. Does that cavity in your tooth keep getting 1 it is jo do about it row. Your! doctor can hsic you back on the right track. Kfil GEORGE 4 ROD SAV; Iftl girdle is a blubber band DRAFRPf 8 DISPENSARY AND PGWHTGWH this week in an effort to settle the strike, he said. Geoff Watson, president of the Kimberley unit of Local 343 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, said workers in the West Kootenays had voted to settle, but the East Kootenays were still on strike. A meeting is expected this week, he said. Workers at Nelson, Trail, Castelgar. Selkirk College and Grand Forks would get a retroactive raise of 18 per cent effective July 1 and 13 per cent effective March 1, 1975. he said. The cost of liv- ing clause would be based on Jan. 1. 1975, he said. The workers in the East Kootenays are employed by the Windermere, Kimberley, Fernie and Creston-Kaslo school districts. Thirsty drinkers dry pubs Lethbridge hotels which ob- tained Uncle Ben's beer last week will soon be dry again, a spokesman said today. The Coalbanks Inn, Garden Hotel and Hotel Plainsman received about 600 cases of the brew Thursday. But Bill Magierowski, general manager or Rofaar Equities, said supplies would be out today. There was some beer at the Garden and the Plainsman, but the Coalbanks was dry except for imported beer, he said. Mr. Magierowski said Uncle Ben's Calgary distributor had delivered the beer. A spokesman for the Alec Arms said it ran out Saturday. A strike by about 200 deli very men and warehousemen employed by Alberta Brewers' Agents Ltd. has stopped delivery of beer made by the three major i'Ttrwerips. whirl) iis distribution the proving sv.li While the female population of the human species anxiously looks forward to the fashion trends for this fall, the plant life of the Southern Alberta environment displays its new look. The close-up beauty of the milk weed is typical of the changing scene in the coulees around Lethbridge. Westminster residents will see neighborhood as others do in film RODNEY 40- si. s EORGE S. NIAGARA GYOIO MASSAGE Residents of the city's West- minster area will see their neighborhood on television at a communitv meeting Sept. 24. The videotape film made during a survey conducted this summer by the Centre for Personal and Community Development mirrors concerns expressed in the neighborhood on traffic and traffic controls, housing and neighborhood conditions, recreational facilities, and city services such as police protection, sanitation and roads. Workers with the centre interviewed 96 people in the survey aimed at finding out what Westminster area residents think of their com- munity, what they feel its needs are, and attempting to assess their willingness to participate in programs designed to meet those needs. Results of the survey will be discussed and the half-hour- long video tape film shown at the public meeting which starts at p.m. at the George McKillop School. Representatives of the Alberta Housing Corporation, the provincial government's housing arm. will also be on hand to discuss the neighborhood improvement program. It's a federal-provincial program which provides funds for rejuvenation of older urban neighborhoods and low-interest loans with forgiveness of up to 500 made to home-owners for repairs and improvements to their houses. "We want to give feedback to the survey questionnaire, show Uie reasons why the sur- vr" wa? donv in that area, and g' v e n n e e n 1 s t i v e conriusions from the survey." said Tony Tobin executive director of the CPCD. "We hope the videotape plus the survey will provide SHfficiCTi information thai the rcsidenlj? will ieode there some things they may in on." he said. "The Alberta Housing Cor- poration will indicate how they can act on them." Although the program would require city council approval, involvement of the residents themselves in the planning and development of the program in their neighborhood is crucial, Mr. Tobin said. Answers to the question- naire show that opinions of residents about their neighborhood are mixed. While 81 per cent said they were satisfied with conditions in their community, for ex- ample, nearly 74 per cent replied that there are aspects of their local environment which are a source of dis- satisfaction. Opinion was evenly split on the question. "Is the local city council responsive in listening to and meeting the needs of your Of those sampled, 37.5 per cent said yes and 36.4 per cent said no? about 5 per cent said they didn't know. Television sets taken Two break-ins on 13th St. N. were discovered early Sunday by a Lethbridge city police constable walking his beat. Const. Gordon Zacher. while on beat patrol down the east alley of 13th St. N. about a.m. Sunday, found the back door of Acme T.V. partially open and a rear window to the shop broken. After an investigation, police found 10 television sets to be rni.sj.ing. The estimated value de TV sets has not boen determined. Police aiso found a black mask on the floor of the shop. Const. Zacher said he decid- ed to check ihe rest of the alley doors because of the break-in found and the Club 40 Hraltfi .Spa had also been br-r-kcn into. FOX DENTURE CLINIC r.Sl. PHONE 327-6585 E. S. P. C.O.M. FOX LETKBRIOGE DENTAL LAB ?D4 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. LOST Female Keeshound old P'JDr'V- long si antf hair, yvhi'e Generous rewartf PHONE 3285936 or 328-2071 City Scene Scottish music set Tuesday The annual autumn White Heather Scottish Concert will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Paramount Theatre. Highlighting the concert will be The Alexander Brothers; Kirsteen Grant, soprano; Neil Owne, comedian; The Juniper Green, singing duo; and Pat McCann, pianist. Tickets for the performance are and ?2.50. The concert is sponsored by the Scots Committee of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Lethbridge. Fran Rude is new president The Lethbridge Playgoers elected new officers at their an- nual meeting, installing Fran Rude 25, president. Other executive members are Ann Reid, vice-president; Vicki McKay, secretary; and Mardi Renyk, treasurer. Prairie fuel brings About worth of buffalo chips was collected Saturday to help finance a retracing and filming of two early RCMP routes. Bruce Haig, a teacher at Hamilton school, said students from the school who are planning the RCMP project will probably be selling the "trek buttons" again. The students are selling the buttons to help finance the pro- ject which will retrace and film the return route of Col. G. A. French who first brought the RCMP to Ft. Whoop-Up. The filming will also include the northern trek of 1874 from Estevan to Ft. Edmontoon. Mr. Haig said the group's only problem is finding the trail Col. French used near Coutts. Applications to be considered County of Lethbridge council will meet today at 1 p.m. to. deal with applications from buyers and seeking county-owned lots for sale in Hardieville. County development officer Glen Snelgrove said that applications from private buyers will be considered Before applications from several developers. Jaycees to meet Tuesday John Gogo, chairman of the winter games lottery, will be the guest speaker at a meeting of Jaycees Tuesday. The 8 p.m. meeting will be in the El Rancho Western room with cocktails at p.m. Parent-teacher session Tuesday Winston Churchill High School parents will have the chance to meet teachers, Tuesday at at the school. The school has appointed some teachers as advisors to its students. The advisor is responsible for the progress of about 30 students and must be knowledgeable about their attendance at school, study habits and special interests. Audio-visual presentations on the type of educational program offered at Winston Churchill will also be shown at the first meeting of the school's parents. Art classes close Friday Registrations for fall classes at the Bowman Arts Centre will close Friday. The classes, junior crafts, junior painting and drawing, puppets and masks, creative drama, senior crafts, silk screen- ing and life drawing, will begin Sept. 23. Silver smithing, lapidary and photography classes have been postponed until January. More than 50 to testify at pesticide hearings Milk found for child A Kimberley woman who was in need of mothers' milk for her nine-month-old baby said today milk has been given by a woman in Kimberley and she is expecting more from the milk bank in Vancouver. Karen Barraclough told The Herald she got enough from the local woman "to last quite a while." She also said she expects a shipment of milk from the Western Canada milk bank next week. Mrs. Barraclough needs the milk for her son, Wesley, who was born with an allergy to most foods and liquids. The child is now beginning to grow out of the allergy. Vets given low-down on diseases About 180 Montana and Alberta veterinarians receiv- ed the latest information on three exotic livestock diseases Saturday geared to protecting the Canadian livestock export industry. Participants in the joint Alberta and Montana Veterinary Medical Associa- tion convention discussed in detail blue anaplasmosis and lep- tospirosis. Dr. Harries said Alberta is relatively free of these dis- eases that plague other parts of the world. It is this freedom from these diseases which make Canadian bulls and semen valuable to other countries because there is less risk of transmitting them. Blue tongue is a virus infec- tion which causes death. Anaplasmosis is a parasite infection of the blood cells which causes anemia. Lep- tospirosis is a bacterial infec- tion which causes kidney and liver disease. "Veterinarians need to be on their toes to diagnose and control these diseases so they can nip them in the bud." said Dr. Harries. "The control is needed to protect the export market.'' Other matters covered dur- ing the two-day convention at the Holiday Inn included the latest research information on control of calf scours. Dr. Harries said the veterinarians learned new techniques of introducing fluids to the calves to combat dehydration, which eventually- causes death. More than 50 notices of intentions to present a brief to the Alberta Environment Conservation Authority hearings on pesticide use in the province have been received. Linda MacKay. a member of the authority, said this morning the number of inten- tions to submit briefs is en- couraging, especially con- sidering that the actual hearings won't start for another six weeks. The hearings, designed to solicit information regarding the benefits and hazards of continued use of pesticides and herbicides in urban and rural communities, are being held to ensure future social and economic development in Alberta is in harmony with the goals of environmental conservations. The hearings start in Ed- monton Oct. 28. The hearing in Lethbridge is set for the ex- hibition grounds Oct. 30. Other meetings in Southern Alberta are Nov. 1 in the Medicine Hat Provincial Building. Nov. 5 in the Calgary Jubilee Auditorium and Nov. 7 in the Knox United Church Hall in PENNER'S PLUMBING 1209 2nd Ave S Phone 327.4121 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC 2225IHS1 S Phone 328-4095 Drumheller. A total of 15 hearings will be held. Information regarding terms of reference, prepara- tion of briefs and objectives of the hearings is contained in a series of information bulletins, available from the authority at no charge. The information bulletins can be viewed at most public libraries in the province. SPECIAL! PRESSED GLASS Pinwheel Design Covered Butter Dish Cream and Sugar 6 Nappies FOR ONLY Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN KLINGER MEN'S WEAR and WHOLESALE 108-5th Street South WILL BE CLOSED Tuesdiy, Sept. 17 and Wednesday, Sept. 18 in observance of the JEWISH NEW YEAR Civic Government Association Notice of Open Cant 1 n m Yates Memorial on., sept. p.m. CMtra ANYONE CAN NOMINATE CANDIDATES Centre 4th Avenue South To Nominate Candidates For City Council School Board Hospital Boards ;