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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SPECIAL FARM AND RANCHERS TOUR "Of AUSTRALIA AKD SOUTH PACIFIC 5B Doy for only ACCOMMODATION, TOURS AND MEAIS For Information and booking! contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 318-3301 The Lethkidge Herald SECOND SECTION Letlibridge, Alberta, Tuesday, September 19, 1972 PAGES 13 TO NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDC. 740 4th S. _ PHONE 328-7111 Now Arriving: THE rrtW EUROPEAN FALL EYE FASHIONS for 1973 Doubt is cast on hog plant Dy GHEG McINTVnK Herald Stalf Writer Agriculture Minister Bud 01- eon reacted cautiously today to questioning about a federal in- dustrial incentives grant for a proposed million hog pro- cessing plant for Taher. He said it could be "many, many weeks" before the De- partment of Regional Economic Expansion comes to any deci- sion about a grant to North American Integrated Food Pro- cessors Co. Ltd. On a local radio open line show, CHEC-Line, he declined when asked by a questioner to comment on the sourxlness of the proposed hog plant. Dick Gruenwald (SC-Leth- bridge West) said in an Inter- view following Mr. Olson's statement thai It appears the plant will not get a fedora grant. "They'd be Jumping up and down talking about it if they were going to get a said the provincial MLA. "fl they're going to turn it down they'll be trying to do it quiet ly." Doubts about the proposei plant to slaughter and process log carcasses lor export were raised in the Alberta legisla- ture this spring. New Democratic Parly lead- er Grant Motley charged that similar project by the same director, Fernando Ricafort of Saskatoon, had run into difficul- ties with the government of the Philippines. Alberta's Agriculture Minis- ter Hugh Homer promised an investigation but has not made any announcement since then Mr. Olson today said Mr. Rlc- afort applied for a DREE granl "a few weeks ago" but added "we must make a thorough in vestigation of the viability ol that plant." The federal minister sale there Is concern that Mr. Ric afort's proposal might not be able Lo find markets for all the hogs purchased in Alberta. He said the federal govern mcnt is currently looking into the soundness of the manage ment and finances of thy Howie Yanosik, a vice-pres- dent of the Real estate Board. The donation in- hided a cheque from the uoard, and 25 of the 28 kits re- umed from the real estate agencies in Lelhbridge. The amount of money in the tits will be announced when he other three kits are return- ed later this week. Mayor Andy Anderson said .he 15 member-agencies of the Community Chest are doing a wonderful work, which would cost mory money il undertaken by the government and financ- ed by taxes. Harry Cox, last year's presi- dent, advised the canvassers to get it done "as quickly as pos Dli. DILL DECKEL hoped for more Scales that universities are be- coming unable Lo give peopla vhat they want. "It will become necessary for he universities commission, or vhoever is going to be doing this type of tiling, to develop a )ian for universities according o what the students want to said Dr. Wyman. "We can't give the students what Lhey If we could, would probably be growing instead of dropping." Dr. Wyrrran slid the U of A hai recorded a decline of about DOO students in the faculty of education, Indicating the mes- sage has gotten through to stu- dents that il is hard to Find a leaching position. The faculties of arts and engineering Irava also shown declines. However, Dr. Wyman said faculties such as law and medl- tcine had more applications than they could handle. The over-all enrolment at the U of A is expected to be around compared with last year. sible" before enthusiasm dies down. Mr. Csaki said the key to a successful campaign lies in the lands of the canvassers. He ex- pressed confidence tliis year's campaign will be better, and the only question is "how much jetter." Almost -was. collected the first day, Mr.- Csaki said. No objective is set for this year, but organizers said the amount raised must be more than last year's if the requirements of the 15 member agencies are to be met. APPEALING SCHOOL Tho former While School south of Lethbridge was named alter Rev. J. G. White, a Bap- tist minister. Rubin Tiffin, an original school trustee, accord- ing lo a grandson, made sure Ihot teachers hired at White School were attractive enough to appeal lo liis sons. The first teacher, Florence Robin son married Bert Tiffin and Al- berta Wyght, a teacher in 1906, married jack Tiffin. program, it is remarkable many people in southern Alber- ta are pursuing their education beyond high school." Gty featured in magazine A western showcsas of ec- onomic progress. That's the way the July is- sue of Trade and Commerce magazine describes L e t h- bridge in 28 pages of articles and advertising. The articles mention more than Uvo dozen Lethbridge firms established, under construction and planned. It outlines Ixnv the Depart- ment of Regional Economic Expansion (DREE) has stim- ulated the city's development, and the companies it has helped to establish or expand in the city. Another article deals with West Lethbridge and the uni- versity and another with the Holiday Inn-Holi-Jay Village development. The magazine's cover ad- vertises: "Lethbridge: City of the Year." In the background is a pic- lure of the Holiday Inn. The foreground shows Holiday Inn- Holiday Village developer Art Batty and the city's economic development officar Dcnni.i O'Conncll. City's general plan on council agenda A revision of the city's gen- era] plan has been completed and will go before city council next weak. The revised plan Is an up- date of Hie 1963 plan, taking into account changes which have already been put into ef- fect and suggesting new direc- tions for development. Tails of the downtown area, which are zoned for urban re- newal, will be categorized as commercial under the revised plan. The change reflects the lack of money available lor ur- ban renewal schemes. The general plan review com- mittee, established by city council last December, has rec- ommended residential zones be more strictly enforced, with multiple family dwellings for- jidden in areas zoned for sin- gle family houses. Following the development standards for West Lethbridge Jie committee has recommend- ed lighter control over land- scaping around T e sidential, commercial and industrial buildings. Developers will be forced to use- larger parcels for houses to provide larger "amenity areas" from 200 square feet for a one bedroom unit to .325 square feet for a four- iHxiroom unit. The exact position of a house 3H its lot will be specified to avoid the "marching soldier ef- William Helton, "planning 'ommission liaison officer said. Consideration will be given o providing areas for planned development, particularly or apartment and row housing >rojects, with emphasis on 1m- >roved archi tec tural stand- ards, bo said. ENGINEERING MEETING The annual meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers will be held Sept. 28 and 29 in Spokane. ASAE chairman-elect Dennis Darby, leFt, regional agricultural engineer for the Alberla department of agriculture in Lethbridge, plans 1he upcoming meeting with ASAE chairman Don Jordin and secretary-treasurer Bob Fery, both of Spokane. The theme for the meeting, There Is A Way, will be high- lighted by speakers from the U.S. and Canada. Topics covered will include environmental problems, communica- tions and farm safety. The meeting will bo held in con- junction with an irrigation and drainage conference. Mr. Darby safd the meeting next year will be held Tn Cal- gary, the first time Alberta will hava been host. Power off Wednesday Power will be shut off for two hours Wednesday afternoon in the area between IGth and 1st Avc. S. from 13lh lo 18th St. From to electric department crews will be work- ing on facililies in the area to improve service. The work will be postponed if the weather is bad. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL DLDG. 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