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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ALOHA WEEK VACATION HAWAII CALLi Doparl! Oil. 91 h Rtlurnt Oct. 24lh ONLY S440 CALGARY RETURN Join now and enjoy Hawaiian feslive holiday! Price Include! air holtl and outer island tours CONTACT BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE 1271 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-3101 or 328.4851 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Lcthlnidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, September 21, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 10 A. E. CROSS JLtd. Your Franchisee! Dealer for Nikon, Zcin Ikon, Mamiya, Bell and Howotl, Braun and Kodak Darkroom Equipment and Suppliei BUDS FOR THE FOLLIES Kelly and Cindy Smith of Lerhbridgs ore just two of the doienj of youngsters who took to the ice during the weekend with the first public skating in Adams Ice Centre. The gals above are having a ball but taking no chances on getting a bump on the head as they donned safety helmets for the after- noon fun. Ice will soon be set In the city's other artificial ice centres the Lefhbridge Arena, about Oct. S and the Civic Ice Centre, about Oct. 19. House To House Appeal Set For Sept. 28 This year the house to house canvass of the United Appeal will be a one night blitz which will be held on Monday, Sept. 28, between the hours of 5 to 9 p.m. The purpose of the canvass Is to reach people who do not at their place of work. Mrs. Elaine Bartel is chairman of this part of the United Appeal campaign, and she is aided by some 370 canvassers. "We are trying to encourage people to give more than jusi Mrs. Bartel said, "for thai dollar has to be divided If ways between the supported agencies. This year the agen- cies have been feeling financial strain with cost increases. Our slogan, "If you don't do it, it won't get done" we feel is very apt this year." Former City Banker Retires J. Buckley Jones, former manager of tbe Lethbridge branch of the Bank of Montre- al, has retired from a top na- tional executive position after 41 years with the B of M. Mr. Jones, manager in Leth- bridge from 1955 to 1960, re- tired at the position of vice- president, international bank- ing, and held responsibility for the B of M's operations in the United Kingdom and Europe. A native of Wales, he served as manager in Calgary as well as holding posts in eastern banks. His vice presidential posi tion will be filled by Gilbert Rheaume of Montreal. No Decision On Inquest Coroner Dr. M. Hodgson of Pincher Creek is undecided as to whether an inquest will be held into the Sept. 16 death of James W. McNabb, 77, of Fort Macleod. Mr. McNabb was admitted to hospital in Fort Macleod Sept. Army, Navy ond Air Force Veterans-Unit 34 BINGO IN THE CLUBROOMS Toes., Sept. 22 JACKPOT Blackout in 59 Not. Kor Members and Their Guests! 10 following a farm accident. Apparently he was on a hay wagon, fell off and hay bales fell on him. St. Laurent Film Shown Students who participated in the 1969 exchange with Saint- Laurent, Lethbridge's twin city, and their parents were treated to a private showing of a film of the trip Saturday at the Marquis Hotel. Also shown as a film onj Saint-Laurent, produced for the j city's 250th anniversary. The film showing was ar- ranged by Alderman C. W. Chi- chestar, who accompanied the students o nthe trip. Sewage., Rezoning, Gas Prices On Tonight's Agenda For Council Some of the problems asso- ciated with building secondary sewage facilities in Lethbridg may be resolved at tonight' meeting of city counil. Last week council found itsel in the position of wanting t award the contract for the sew age plant as quickly as pos sible, but being unable to do s for fear o f jeopardizing i t chances for loans through Cen tral Mortgage and Housing Cor poration. Tom Nutting, city manager will recommend to council to night that the. contract b awarded to Laing Construction This apparently is now pos sible because of assurances re- ceived from CMHC offices in Edmonton and Lethbridge tha doing so would not prejudic an application by the city for further funds, even though tbe project would be started before the application. Tbe city has already received CHMC approval for million but needs another million be cause of escalating costs. Council will also have before it tonight an application by Gar Rolls, Woman Hurt Shari Tolh, 24, of Lethbridge s in satisfactory condition in St. Micahel's Hospital with a >roken leg after being involved n a single-vehicle accident Sunday two miles west and a lalf mile south of Kenyon Field. The driver of the car, Jim iaunders, 17, of Lethbridge was reated for minor cuts and bruises and released. RCMP said the car was trav- elling north, went out of con- rol and overturned in a ditch. The car was a write-off. WE HAVE OUR OWN TOP FIFTY Allhough we literally thousands of differ- rent drug products available and prescribed for, there are only approximately fifty that account for over one-lhird of all prescriptions. Another one hundred and fifty account for another ihird. In our prescription department we keep these fast-moving medicines in more than ample supply and in a place whore they can be quickly reached. This saves a great deal of time in filling your prescriptions. When a new drug is introduced it goes first to our "new drug" section until it has been determined that }t should or should not be in tha fast moving section. PARAMETTE5 SUPER SPECIAL-S2.99 Tabled or Liquid DRAFFIIV'S DRUG STORE PRESCRIPTION CHEMISTS DOWNTOWN ROD 327-3179 nitPENSAIIY GEOIfil _ .11141.11 Symphony Rehearsal Tonight The first rehearsal of the season for the Lethbridge Sym- phony Orchestra will be held tonight at 7 at St. Mary's School. Conductor for the 1970-71 season is Professor Lucien Needham, chairman of the Uni- versity ol Lethbridge music de- partment. The first concert is sched- uled for Dec. 7 at the Yates Memorial Centre. New members are invited to attend tonight's rehearsal. Schwartz Agencies Ltd. of Lethbridge for re-zoning of two lots on 13th St. N., near ihe Centre Village Mall, to allow a combination commercial resi- dental complex. The proposed development would have five retail stores on the ground floor and eight suites on the second floor. In a report on the re-zoning application, Erwin Adderley, executive director of the Old- man River Regional Planning Commission, says a new zone would have to be established to accommodate the development, which is not provided for in present bylaws. He also notes there will likely be other similar applications in the area and suggests a com- prehensive review of zoning along 13th St. N. The city manager Has also asked for a closed session to night to consider tha city's sub mission to the Public Utilitie Board hearings in Oalgarj Tuesday, into a proposed rat increase by Canadian Wester Natural Gas Co. Ltd. A delegation from the cit was in Calgary today conferr ing with civic officials there o the increase. Both cities are op posing the move by CWNG. Mr. Nutting also has a re quest for advice from counc on the agenda concerning th much discussed research of fieer for the city. A candidate for the position has been selected, at a salary Development Workers To Be Hired For Metis The Metis Association of A berta will hire it's first comnn nity development workers t assist native people in two de veloping areas of the province Stan Daniels, president of th association said one commun y development officer will be hired for the Grande Cache an one for the Lesser Slave Lalt area. The association feels nativ >eople are not sharing in new ound wealth from mining op- erations in the Grande area. The community developmen workers will help native people City Firemen Post Wins At Creston Lethbridge fire departmen ose laying teams completed be final competition of the pear on a winning note Satur ay in Creston, B.C. by takini irst and second place in al hree categories. The number one team, con isting of Don Carpenter Jeorge Jackci, Ken Ruston ant Bob Daku won three trophies with the number two teanr a close second in all ompetitions. The number two team con ists of Doug Kometz, Al Rown- ree, Fred Manning and Bob The Lethbridge women's umber two team, Dorothy Ko fieiz, Tina Manning, Marg ackci and Sandy Daku, finish- d second beliind the host team Lcm Creston. ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION TO MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT Phone 328-1134 50? 41 h South in this community in their at tempts to get a clear title to thi crown land on which they live a problem which they have been trying to solve for 10 years. The worker in this area wil also help to establish business es so they can share in the mining operation profits. He wil also be responsible for setting up social and cultural develop ment programs. The Slave Lake development officer will work with Metis people in the area on economic social _ arid cultural develop- ment. Both federal and1 provincial jovernments are setting lip de- velopmenL programs in the Lesser Slave Lake area and the Metis Association wants to en- sure that Metis people will lave a chance to participate ully in the development. Speed Limit Inspector William West of :he Lethbridge city police force said Monday police are stopping ar too many motorists for vio- ating the speed limit through school zones. Inspt. West said motorists nust remember school is in ingress again and the speed unit is 20 miles per hour during the hours of 8 a.m. to a.m., a.m. to p.m. and from 3 p.m. to i.m. of about a year. If coun- cil recommends hiring him, he .would work out of the Econom- ic Development Commission of- fices and be shared between that office and the city man- ager's office, at least tempor- arily. ,150 Damage In Accidents Damages estimated at a to. tal of resulted from two car accidents in Lethbridge during the weekend. Damages of occurred when a car driven oy Ronald Helmer, 2206 16th Ave. S. was in collision Saturday about p.m. with a light standard at Mayor Magrath Drive 'and 3rd Ave. S, The second weekend accident took place Sunday -about p.m. when cars driven by Gayle Anno Hamilton, 3510 10th Ave. A. S. and Jacob Vandenhoek, Sunnyside, were in collision at the intersection of 9th Ave. and 20th St. S. Damages were estimated at 59CO. Youth Dies Following Accident A 19-year-old Medicine Hat man, Paul Vernette, died Sun- day in Medicine Hat General iospital following a single-ve- hicle accident Sept. 17 on High- vay 61, three miles west of Et- zikom. Elzikom is about 60 miles southeast of Lethbridge. Two passengers in the Vern- ette vehicle, Douglas Sander- on and Samuel Gust, both of Medicine Hat, are reported to e in fair condition in hospital m Medicine Hat. Coroner Dr. E. G. F. Skinner f Medicine Hat has not de- ided whether an inquest will x held. Legal Aid Plan Being Set Up A province wide comprchen sivc legal aid plan for people who can't afford a lawyer being established in Alberta. Free legal aid regarding criminal matters has been in effect in Alberta for some years on a local basis. The new plan will include bolh criminal and civil cases The service, instituted by the government of Alberta and Tht Law Society of Alberta will moan persons in Alberta may be able to receive the legal ait they require, regardless of poor financial circumstances. Judge S. S. Lieberman of Ed monton, presiding judge at the Supreme Court sittings in Leth- bridge now in said in an interview be was the chair- man of a pilot project conduct- ed in Edmonton regarding the plan. On the basis of information gained from the project, cer- tain recommendations w e r e made to The Law Society of Alberta and to the Alberta gov- ernment. The report containing the recommendations was ta- bled in the legislature at the last sitting. Since that time, a director, David M. Morris, 30, has been appointed. Any applicant who can qual- ify under the will receive aid in both civil' and criminal matters from a law- yer appointed Mr. by Morris' department and paid by the at- torney-general's department. Mr. Morris will act under the super vision of a committee comprising representatives of the attorney general's depart- ment and the law society. He will have an office in Edmon- ton. In order to finance the plan the Alberta govern m e n t has provided the sum of for the first year's operation. At the present time the plan is in operation in Edmonton and Calgary and will be extend- ed to include the whole prov- Arts Council Meeting Set The Allied Arts Council has invited city council's three- member special committee on cultural affairs to attend a di- rectorate meeting Stpt. 30 at the Bowman Arts Centre. The committee, comprising Aldermen C. W. Chichester as chairman, Vera Ferguson and Camm Barnes, was establish- ed last May to study a report by Dick Metis, the city's cul- tural affairs superintendent. Judge Lieberman said it was important to bear in mind mem- bers of the legal aid profession in Alberta wtve among the lirsL to offer the service. In Lethbridge it has been un- der the direction of W. E. Huck- vale. Under the new scheme, law- yers will be paid part of what tney might otherwise receive for their services. The service will command the Law Society of Alberta to participate. The majority of the work be- ing done to get the plan under way and work to he done in the future will go unpaid, Judge Lieberman said. Committees will be set up lo- cally to determine who will get the free service and commit- tee members will meet regu- larly. They will not be paid for this service. Officials Discuss Gas Prices Aldermen C. W. Chichester and Steve Kotch, and John Hammond, Lethbridge city soli- citor, are in Calgary today con- ferring with Calgary city offo- cials regarding the proposed gas price Increase by Canadi- an Western Natural Gas Co. Ltd. Both cities are opposing the request for an increase. Cal- gary has hired an expert to an- alyse the submission to the Public Utilities Board by CWNG. Hearings on the Increase open in Calgary Tuesday. CADET NEWS Tha RCSCC Chinook parade at the ship tonight is set for fall-in at 1800 hours. First period seamanship, safety afloat, service inforroa- ion, derricks. Second period seamanship, safety afloat, company drill, derricks. Evening quarters at hours and at 2130, liberty boats. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S H.OOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 SALE ON THE FAMOUS POLARIS CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB You Spend 8 Houri Every Day in Your Office You Work Hard Ysu Bejerva The Beit That't Office Furniture From CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13rh ftiMt N. Phone 327-4591 WINTER TIRE NYLON LIFETIME WARRANTY ALL POLARIS TIRES ARE FULL FOUR PLY NYLON AND 1st GRADE F78xl4Full4plyTbls. 078x14 Full 4 ply Tbls. G78xl5Full4plyTbls. H78xl5 FulUplyTbls. Whirewall RETAIL 37.90 42.60 42.60 52.00 26.20 LEONARD TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2nd Avenue South Phone 327-3580 KNOWINGLY UNDERSEit" ;