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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 WE LETHBRIDGC HERALD Thursday, Septombor 17, 1970 INDIAN BATTLB PAHK HOW TO GET THERE Drive south on H ighway 5 (toward Cardston) and past the airport to a point about four miles south of t he city limits. A sign will direct Whoop-Up traffic to the right, toward the river. Follow the road and the directional signs along it, to the dedication and plaque site. Ceremonies start at p. m. oop-UP Viewpoint ication Tomorrow D e d i c a tion ceremonies for the new Fort Whoop-Up pla- ques and viewpoint will be held Friday at p.m., and the public is welcome to attend. The new viewpoint, erected by the federal government his- toric sites service, is about four miles south of the city, on the east bank of the Oldman River. (The actual fort site, marked with a monument placed by the Lethbridge Jaycees in 1946, is not accessible to tourists but is clearly visible from the new viewpoint.) Guests at the ceremonies will include district civic gov- ernment officials, a federal govern ment representative, Paigan Chief Maurice McDoug- all, Sarcee Chief Adam Solo- way, Blood Chief Jim Shot- Both-Sides and Blood Indian Senator James Gladstone. Other guests include Mr. and Mrs. Frank Russell, on whose farm the viewpoint is located, R C M P representatives, and other officials. Mayor Andy Anderson will represent Lethbridge. A special public reception will be held at Indian Battle Park, in Lethbridge, directly following the dedication cere- monies. Several busloads of school children are planning to attend the dedication, and a musical interlude will be provided by the McNally School Grade 6 choir. 'Most Hopeful Research Extensive On Multiple Sclerosis By MARILYN ANDEKSEN Family Editor "The most hopeful time" for sufferers of Multiple Sclerosis is now, said Mrs. Edna L; Forge, executive secretary o the Prairie Division of the Mul- tiple Sclerosis Society of Can- ada. Mrs. La Forge was address- ing the members of the Leth- bridge Chapter during a visit to the city this week. The three most important aims of the Society said Mrs. La Forge are patient service, education of the public and pa- tient, and support for research. Research is being carried on in nearly every university hos- pital in Canada under neurolog- ical studies. Multiple Sclerosis TJ of L Seeks Drama Head The University of Lethbridge is to advertise internationally this fall for the first faculty member of a new drama de- partment. The accepted candidate will become chairman of the de- partment, which will offer its iirst courses in September, 1971. A seven-member committee, comprising Dr. Owen Holmes, dean of arts and science and committee chairman, and rep- resentatives of the student xxly, English, music and art departments, is expected to be- gin interviewing candidates in January. The founding chairman will re responsible for the devel- opment of the department and concern himself with such items as facilities, staff and curriculum. Also expected to start next autumn is the theatre arts pro- gram at Lethbridge Commun- ity Chet Wayne, head of the ra- dio arts department, said a "number of enquiries" had been received about the pro- posed theatre program and "I'm quite sure it will come into being in 1971." 1970 Is Year Of Ups And Downs For Mobile Home Manufacturers centration In Canada of mobile home and recreation vehicles manufacturers. B.C. has been a large market for Alberta manufactured mobile homes. Miss Wheeler and some loca manufacturers predict strengthening of the market the last quarter of this year bu all admit they don't really know what is going to happen The future of the industry, how ever, is assured. The only ques- tion is: When will it pick up? Efforts are being made to advance the industry by promo- tion of more and better mobile _ home parks, by dispelling prej a telephone interview that mo-.uciices against mobile home bile home sales in Western Can- dwellers through public educa- ada have been down but rec- BY JIM MAYBIE Staff Writer This has been a slightly de- pressed year for mobile home manufacturers in southern Al- berta but crystal ball gazers are looking for some improve- ment for their 1971 models. The industry this year has experienced production cut- backs, some construction staff layoffs, fewer sales and diver- sification of production. Tim Wheeler, public relations director for the Canadian Mo- bile Home and Travel Trailer Association of Calgary, said to reation vehicle sales have been up. In the East the reverse is true, she said. Tent trailers and motor homes have been selling well in the West. The labor situation in British Columbia, with its many strikes, is attributed as being one of the main reasons for the depressed sales of mobile homes in Western Canada. Alberta has the largest con- CLARINET RENTALS PER MONTH Cor. 3rd Ave. 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 lion projects, by developing a national building standard anc by numberous other projects. STANDARD SOUGHT The Canadian Mobile Home and Travel Trailer Association asked the Canadian Standards Association to develop a stand- ard building code for the indus- try similar to the National Building Code used for conven- tional construction. The code was developed and some manufacturers have qual- ified for certification. Many others now are making changes to comply with the code and qualify for certification. Some of the code requirements are much stiffer than Central Mort- gage and Housing Corporation requires for conventional hous- ing. The industry is hopeful that eventually mobile homes will j qualify for CMHC mortgages. I "One of our biggest prob- a local industry execu- tive said, "is the lack of parking space and, carrying DR. PETER iRLAM wishes to announce that from 16th September, 1970 his office will be located at 315 6th Street South Lethbridge, Alberta Telephones: 328-8544 328-8555 Psychiatry By Appointment that line further, the lack of 'decent' parking accommoda- tion." The industry is hoping CMHC will provide funds for develop- ment of mobile home parks. It costs to per lot to develop a park with modest fa- cilities. It is difficult for de- velopers to obtain loans because there is nothing but land for lenders to hold as security. Miss Wheeler said the situa- tion is improving as lenders get more experience with mo- bile home owners and park de- velopers but that money for such developments still is ex- tremely tight. MOBILE HOME PARK Boise-Cascade, an internation- al company with a mobile home and travel trailer manufactur- ing plant at Lethbridge, is building a ?2 million mobile home show park in Calgary for 300 homes. It will be an exam- ple of the way parks should be developed and will give an insight into the type of parks which are being developed in the U.S. On the local scene, HaiCo Manufacturing Ltd. which man- ufactures travel trailers, motor homes and camper units, re- ports business has boomed this year. :We did in six months what it took us 12 months to do last a company spokesman said about the firm's sales, was up. For the first lime in the company's history double shifts were required. Forty per cent more people vere employd this year than ast year. Staff peaked at 160 compared with a normal em- rtoyment of 110. There will be ittle inventory carryover into 971. For the mobile home in- lustry, however, things were lot as rosy. One district manu- acturer reports sales were own nine per cent. This sum- mer there were significant lay- offs for six to eight weeks. Of the 180 former staff, 155 now are back to work. INDUSTRIAL CAMPS In order to get ,some of its staff back the company drversi fied its operations and now is building industrial camps. "Mo- bile home sales will be picking up and the last quarter this year will be a com- pany spokesman forecast. "Early 1971 will be difficult for many. The whole industry is on the growth period of the curve. It will be a period of adjustment. Inventories, which were excessive, now are evening off. There are a lot of potential camps and project homes which could be built. We are cautious- ly optimistic for the future." Another local company had one layoff of 30 men early in the spring but managed to maintain the same staff as last year. The market this year has been soft, not up to expecta- tions, but the final quarter is ex- pected to be good. Unit and dollar sales are "fairly even with 1969." By Oct. 15 the inventory will be cleared. Another local manufacturer reported a slight cutback in rec- reation vehicle production. Unit sales have been about the same as in 1969 and dealers are in a better inventory position than they were last year. Recreation vehicle space is being utilized to manufacture j industrial camps. There are no j staff layoffs this year as wort ers were required on the expand ed industrial camp manufactur- ing lines. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 WEEKEND SPECIAL Effective Friday a) 12 noon until noon Mon. ONLY I PLUS lie A MILE Beny Automotive Enterprises Ltd. Contact Boris Koreshenltov, Rep., Avis Rent ci Car 2nd Ave. und 8fl, St. S. Phone 327-0665 AVIS RENTACAR is still considered a mystery disease sinre remissions and relapses, a feature of tire dis- ease, have not been pinpointed to any cause. The disease oc- curs when the myelin sheath surroundnig the nerve fibres be- gins lo disintegrate, but the reason for it is not known. Researchers are looking at a composite of contributing fac- tors. The possibility of a slow vir- us, allergy and the auto-im- munity whereby an individual Municipal Nominations Filed Although Wednesday was the deadline for nominations in next month's civic election in Alberta, there was no activity in the city of Lethbridge. Because of 1968 changes In the elections act, councillor's terms of office are arranged so that they will expire in 1971. After that date, elections will be held every three years. Persons elected prior to the changes serve for the length of time for which they were elect- ed. The circumstances in Leth- bridge are such that no posi- tions on council are to be fill- ed this year. The four alder- men elected last year will serve until 1971. Nominations in southern Al- berta municipalities were as follows: BLAIEMORE Incumbent George Wait returned as mayor by acclamation. Two vacancies on coun c i I. Newcomers Dr. L. R. Amund- sen and Joe Bodio elected by acclamation. COLEMAN Two vacancies on council. Incumbents return- ed by acclamation were Ted Kryczka and Melville Coraett. COALDALE Alvin Blakie, registrar of the L e t h bridge Community College, has been acclaimed mayor, and Ron Lowe, who held the posit ion for the past year continues as a councillor. Two vacancies on coun c i 1. Nominees include incumb e n t Mike Batycky, Andrew Aim, Abram Ens, Peter Martin and Mrs. Erna Goertzen. Separate school board seat by acclamation to Raymond Laval, ley. MAGRATH Two vacancies have arisen on town council. Nominated were incumbents Dr. Mark Dahl and L. B. Tan- ner and newcomers John Moors and George Gruninger. It will be a one-year term of office. Carpenter Is Injured A carpenter at the Dunlop Ford construction site in Leth- bridge, R. Serge Minguely, was injured slightly Wednesday when a gust of wind is be- lieved to have blown over s centre brick wall. He was .treated for minor in- juries at St. Michael's Hospital and released. Fines Barry Robert McClary of Feraie, B.C., and Ole Klassen of Warner were each when they pleaded guilty in magistrate's court ta Leth- bridge Wednesday to impaired driving. Both were prohibited from driving anywhere in Canada for six months. PICTURE BUTTE Two vacancies on separate school board. Candidates: Stanley Li- nitski John M. Vander Heydon, James Robert Wilton. Town councillors John C. Finch and James A. Foreman were returned by acclamation. RAYMOND Two vacancies on town council. Incumbents are Albert (Mutt) Ralph and Jo- seph Stevenson. Both declined re-nomination. Nominated are Robert T. Graham, Gordon Sco- ville and John L. Evans. Raymond public school board seats filled by acclam- ation, incumbent Wiflard Pax- man and Mrs. Joylane Hill. Raymond se p a r a t e school Mrs. Mar- garet Marklinger and D i c k De Boer returned by acclamation. TABER Two vacancies on town council. Incumbent is Louis P. Pollard. Nominated are Elmer C. Conrad, Claude Leeks and Stan M. Hunt. Taber separate school board seat vacated by A. A. (Ab) Chervinski filled by acclama- tion by Rudi Gregus. VAUXHALL Two vacancies on town council. Three nominated: Norman Erskine Jan Van der Pioeg Mrs. Peter Helena Booth Expired terms creating the two vacancies are Norman Er- skine and Dr. James Hende- son. Dr. Hendeson completed the term of Mrs. Rodney West who left the town lust year. Incumbent mayor is Merv Nattrass. may he allergic to substances in his own body are all .under consideration. Dr. T. A. McPherson, hu carried out considerable studies in immunology at University of Alberta in Ed- monton. Research is slowed by the re- missions which can occur when the myelin sheath for some reason is regenerated. Research teams have also been unable to determine why certain geographical areas ap- pear to be more susceptible to MS than others, said Mrs. La Forge. She cited the instance of one block where six cases of MS were found, all unrelated. The disease is not communicable. Mrs. La Forge travels throughout Alberta, Saskatche- wan and Manitoba to contact sufferers of MS. "I have found deplorable conditions where auxiliary hos- pitals such as you have at Lethbridge are not available. "Many people do not know about the MS Society and do not know that wheelchairs are available to them, rehabilita- tion centres, provincial assist- ance, and Canada Manpower to find work." MS can affect eyes, ears, or muscular control. Mrs. Fraser Hodgson 1615 13 St. N. is secretary of the local chapter. BUSINESS JOTTINGS Dr. G. C. Nordstrom, chiro- practor, is now associated with Dr. C. D. Lundgren in Leth- bridge. Dr. Nordstrom attend- ed the Palmer College of Chiro- practic, Davenport, Iowa, and graduated in December, 1968. Since graduating he has done post-graduate work in Detroit, Spokane and Davenport. CHANCE PRICES EFFECTIVE NOW THROOGH SEPTEMBER 30th ENDURANCE HOUSE PAINT This scientifically formulated oil- base paint is a top-quality finish for your home ,which meets vary- ing requirements of climate and locality. Endurance (House Paint has great moisture resistance, extra durability and hiding power for maximium protection. This heavy-bodied finish flows easily onto new or previously painted wood siding, shingles, trim shakes and metal siding with mini- mum dirt retention. Endurance House Paint is available in self- cleaning while, non-chalking white, and more than ready-mixed and tinted colours! PER QUART PER GALLON SPRED LATEX HOUSE PAINT You'll cut painiina time from 1o hours It flows on smoothly, without lap marks, and drifts in minimum time. Versatile Spred House Paint is the one coating for almost every exterior surface on your home. Its hard, durable finish protects wood siding and shingles, masonary and metal sid- ing. If the old surface is in good condition, you won't need a primer. Simply apply for a velvet-look- ing finish that stays clean and orighi. Over colors from which to choose. Also while. You'll save time, effort and. expense because brushes and rollers wash "clean-as-new" when you f i n i h painting. ft Gallons jpvtim Special .95 SPRED LUSTRE SEMI-GLOSS ENAMEL A color-matched companion finish to Spied Safin for painting wood- work, walls and furniture. The soft sheen of Spred Lustre is especially suited for kitchens and bathroamsl Hot grease, boiling water or steam won't mar its finish. It takes the roughest kitchen treatment and wipes clean easily. A semi-gloss that's easy 1o apply and dries quicklyl Use Spred Lustre and Spred Satin they're color matched for perfect results every time. QUARTS ONLY .98 GALLONS ONLY 9 .95 Glidden Caraveile Products Exterior Oil Base House Paint Goi. 7.95 Exterior Latex House Paint Cai. 7.95 Exterior Oil Base Primer ......GOI. 7.95 Floor and Porch Enamel........Gai. 7.95 Interior latex Paint .............Gai. 7.95 Interior Semi Gloss 7.95 Interior High Gloss ..............Gai. 7.95 SPRED SATIN LATEX WALL PAINT Spred Satin Wall Paint applies by brush, roller or spray equipment to a beautiful matte-flat finish without lap marks to a smooth, completely washable surface and clean-up is easy with soap and water! Results prove the power of a fast- drying, advanced-formula coating the high-hiding fresh finish paint of the future ready for you today. QUARTS ONLY >.98 GALLONS FARM and RANCH PAINT SPECIALS! limited Time Onlyl Offer PRESERVITT SHINGtE PAINT Black. Reg. 6.40 gal. M QC SPECIAL PRESERVITT SHINGLE PAINT Bright Red. 8.85 IQ gal. SPECIAL O.H7 1 SPRED GLIDE ON Exterior masonry paint. A top quality latex. Reg. 9.90 gal. t flC SPECIAL.......... W.TJ Expires September 30thl PRESERVITT SHINGLE PAINT Sherwood Green. Reg. r 7.15 aal. SPECIAL J.tT FARM AND RANCH RED PAINT Excellent for barns, granaries, corrals, etc. Reg. 8.95 t JQ gal. SPECIAL O.H7 FARM AND RANCH WHITE PAINT Excellent for homes, bams, granaries, corrals, etc. A AC Reg. 8.95 gal, SPECIAL 0.73 EXTRA SPECIALS ON MISS-MIXES AMD DISCONTINUED COLORS WHILE THEY LAST 50% to 70% OH REYNOLDS ALUMINUM LADDERS 5 H. Special 10 .95 6 ft. Special IZ .95 A Saving of GLIDDEN PAINT CENTRE 318 7th STREET SOUTH PHONE 328-4595 LETHBRIDGE LETHBRIDGE HOUSE OF COLOR COLLEGE SHOPPING MALL PHONE 327-6986 LETHBKPGE ;