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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta BELIEVE IT OR NOT! 17 dayi of run In tun In South America. Viiit like Lima, Buenoi Airei, and Rio de Janeiro. Hotel lauded only For further detaili cor.fact; ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WEST END PHONE 32B-3201 or 328-8184 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, September 21, 1971 PAGES 9 TO 16 ll'i o GREAT DAY Jo SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITI (Special Pricei on Bulk Orderi) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 32B-8161 1705 Drive Ph 328-7751 LET'S SEE NOW, WHICH WAY TO MR. LITTLE'S HOUSE It's a comfort, performance at city council meetings fnally convinced the sceptics that it when you're lost on your bicycle in the wilds of the Lakeview district, to was, indeed, difficult to navigate the curves and crescents in that part of have one of these handy-dandy signs at your disposal. They're there large- town. Now, which is north? ly as a result of the continued efforts of Deputy-Mayor Rex Little, whose______________________________ Time not right for federal election Gundlock By liERB JOHNSON Staff Writer In the face of continuing speculation from Ottawa that] Prime Minister Tmdeau may) call a fall election, Lethbridge Progressive Conservative MP Deane Gundlock has called for an all party effort to solve the nation's economic problems. In a telephone interview, Mr. Gundlock told The Herald "if the government wants to call an election we'll fight, but it's more important right now to work together." "Inflation, cost of living and unemployment are all up; whal will an election do to help he asked. Come to this Christian Science Lecture WHAT'S NECESSARY ABOUT RELIGION? by Neil H. Bowlet, C.S.B., of Atlanta, Ga. Lelhbrldge Community College, Dr. Kate Andrews Bldg., Rm. 7 Friday, Sept. 54th-8-9 p.m. WATCH and WAIT for SHELDONS 12-HOUR 1 DAY ONLY PROMOTION SALE THURS., SEPT. 23rd 9 a.m.-9 p.m. BANQUET OR BUFFET kLEAVE Fine Food and Service For ?he pleasure cf your company as well as your- self, if you are planning a party, ask us. We excel in crealive catering for all occasions with delicious food for as many as you like. Our rates are sensible. We Can Accommodate 15 or 300 IN OUR BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE BANQUET HALLS THE SCARLET THE GALT THE MAGRATH rllo offer SEMI-PRIVATE SECTIONS In I he beautiful Westwindl Dining Lounge Ideal for family celebrations Let's Talk It Over Phone 328-7756 S FAMILY RESTAURANT 1715 Mayor Magralh Drive, Lelhbridga If the best interests of the nation and its welfare are lo be served, he said, the prime minister should hold off on an election until the current crisis is past. Mr. Gundlock said that if an election were called for this fall the present Liberal govern- ment would probably be re- elected, but with a reduced ma- jority. If the Liberals are looking for a strong mandate from the voters they will have to wait until at least a year from now, he said. Concerning the effect on Can- ada of President Nixon's re- cent economic policy changes, Mr. Gundlock said the time was now past when this could be used by the Liberals as an election issue. If Mr. Trudeau had seized upon it immediately, it could have been used as an election issue; now it is just a fact of life, he said. Mr. Gundlock said he could see little hope of the "facts of life" becoming any more pleas- ant for Canadians in the com- ing months. "There's no doubt we're going to have a hard he said. It is very unlikely the prime minister would call a winter election, he added. "We'll be In the midst of it all and there may harsher words from Mr. Nixon." Mr. Gundlock agreed with those political observers who (eel the government's position is probably stronger now than it nill be this winler, or even next spring. He added that the Liberals' chances diminish with each day the prime minister waits and if a fall election is called, it will have to be done "very soon" if the government is to derive any advantage at all 1 from the situation. Ferguson, Chichester oppose vote No fluoridation plebiscite Oct. 13 By RICIIAHD BUUKE Slair Writer There mil be no fluoridation plebiscite on the Oct. 13 civic election ballot. A signed by about persons asking that the issue of fluoridating the public waler be voted on by Lcth bridge electors initiated city council action on the matter Monday. Although the city solicitor classified the petition as being improperly submitted and not legally binding on city council, two bylaws concerning fluori- dation were re-introduced and acted upon. First reading was given to a bylaw providing authority for fluoridaLion of the public water. It was passed by a 6-2 margin with Aldermen Vera Ferguson and Cliick Chichester opposed. However, that move was insuf- ficient to have the issue put before the electorate. A subsequent bylaw, to es- tablish an advance poll and plebiscite, also passed first reading by a 6-2 margin with Aid. Ferguson and Chichester again opposed. According to parliamentary procedure, a bylaw must pass second and third readings be- fore it is binding. Because the first reading was not unani- mously passed, the second and third readings could not be heard. That bylaw cannot be brought before council again in time for the issue to be includ- ed on the ballot. City council did pass the first and second readings of a new Anne Campbell Singers planning return to Wales When the Anne C a m p b ell Singers competed in the Llan- gollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Wales in 1968, bil- lets for the group were ar- ranged by Miss Lilian Edwards of nearby Rhostyl'en. This week the roles are re- versed as Miss Edwards and Miss Myfanwy Hughes of Wrex- hain, Wales, are visiting Mrs. Campbell. They are staying at the home of Mrs. Orval J. Aos, who travelled with the Singers in I960 as nurse. Moss Edwards will have an- other opportunity to play host- ess next summer when Mrs. Campbell and her troupe re- turn to the music festival Wales. As winners in 1968, the Sing- ers have been invited to return lor the 1972 competition, sched- uled for July 4-9. Mrs. Camp- bell also has plans (still tenta- tive as yet) for a four of parts of Great Britain and the conti- nent. From Llangollcn they plan to go to Scotland, then down the coast ol England and across the Dover Straits to The Hague, Holland. Other countries will probably include Germany, Switzerland, Austria and France. Just how the (our Mill ac- tually turn out depends largely on bookings for concerts, which are still being negotiated. If the tour turns out to be as successful as Miss Edwards' cross-Canada safari, it will bo well worth Hie effort. Miss Edwards' one-word eval- uation her trip far is "magnificent." She maintains she has received "nothing but kindness" from the Canadians she has met so far, including e puhlic service employees. She had special praise for the courtesy of the bus driver who helped1 her and Miss H u g h c s negotiate a tricky .ra.nsfcr [ram the bus to Uic train and she claims the food on the train was souio tlio I finest she's ever encountered within a 15-mile radius. in her travels. The two travellers mil con- tinue on by rail to the west coast, then fly back to Toronto. Miss Edwards' involvement with the Llangollen Eisteddfod goes back some 10 years. In addition to finding places to stay in Welsh homes for the Anne Campbell singers, she has also found billets for the Brahms Choir of John Oliver High School in Vancouver, who were in the 1970 festival. She is justifiably proud of the reputation the festival has acquired in its 25 years, point- ing out that it is truly an in- event. Groups from all over the compete each year at Llangollen, bringing about chorislers into a "very small town." Accommodations over- flow into surrounding towns ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Ctrtlfied Denial Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 326-409! Fourteen different nations en- tered the first festival and the event has grown each year since then. Second life claimed by city accident A Sept. 8 traffic accident in Lethbridge has claimed the life of a second person. Mrs. Florence Douglas, 80, of 1322 6th Ave. N. died in St. Michael's General Hospital Sat- urday of injuries she received in an accident at the intersec- tion of Mayor Magrath Drive and loth Ave S. A passenger in the car driven by Mrs. Douglas, Edna Peler- erson, 76, of 232 25th St. S. died in St. Michael's Hospital the day of the accident. Traffic fatalities in Leth bridge for 1971 now total three Barry Christian Sorenson. th driver of the other car, re- ceived only minor injuries an was not taken to hospital. City police request anyon who witnessed the aeciden contact them by phoning 32! 4444 or coming to the station. This Hunting Season Spot Your Game with Binoculars from McCrendy-Baines IDEALLY SUITED FOR DEER 5TAIKINGI ZEISS-Dialyt 10x408 249.00 ZEISS-Dialyl Bx30B 215.00 Slendy free-hand observation due to small S57.50 dimensions and low weight. Bushnell Sportview 10x50.......... 1 year warranly. Bushnell Banner 7 x 50............ 5 year warranly. Bushnell Custom 9 x 36........... 20 year warranty. HUNTER'S SPECIAL! O BUSHNELL EXPO-Bx30, Durable fibreglass, waterproof, floats, individual eye focusing. rt 1 QC Reg. 29.75. Special Many other popular sizes and models in stock "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" McCREADT-BAINES_________ PHARMACY LTD. CHARGEX 614 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3555 FOR POSITIVE POWER FASHION SEE THE TWO-PIECE FORTREL KNIT SUITS AND TRI-SUIT CO-ORDINATES Featuring envelope pockets, belled bacic, flare legs In lateil and colon. All ityled by Clinlan and McGregor Single and Double Breasted. Priced From lo S120.00 at ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL OPEN THURSDAY and FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. 331 5lh Street Soulh transportation bylaw for bridge. i The bylaw deals with the over-all plan for freeways, ex- pressways and arterial roads in the city to the year 2000. Adoption of the bylaw is re- quired by a 1970 provincial law covering all municipalities. The legislation calls for a freeway on 24th Ave. S'. between 43rd St. and the west city Expressways aie planned to run along approximately 1st Ave. S. between 43rci St. and Scenic Drive, Scenic Drive be- tween 1st Ave. and 24th Ave. S., 43rd. St. belween 20 Ave.'N. and 24th Ave. S. and 26th Ave. N. belween 13th St. and 43rd St, N. Other expressways are planned for West Leilibridge and lo that area from Scenic Drive. Shops' hours at council Oct. 4 The controversial closing of shops bylaw will be dealt with by city council in a special meeting Oct. 4 at 4 p.m. A motion by Alderman Vera Ferguson at the Sept. 7 meeting of council to have Mondays closed, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday open from 9 a.m. to G p.m. and Thursday and Friday open from 9 a.m. Lo 9 p.m. referred to the Oct. 4 meeting. Council will go through the bylaw clause by clause to es- tablish which businesses should be covered by the bylaw. Con- sideration will also be given to making the bylaw enforceable. The present council probably will not be able to act officially on changing the bylaw. Rec- omme.idalions are expected to come from the special meeting for consideration by the new council, following the Oct. 13 civic election. On another matter, council directed the city solicitor lo prepare a resolution concerning Ihc Provincial Police Act of 1971 for presentation to the Al- berta Urban Municipalites As- sociation convention in Edmon- ton next month. The resolution will deal with sections of the Police Act which the cily solicitor notes as being "ambiguous, impossible to ad- ministrate at the local level and appear to mitigate the powers of the board of police commissioners to deal effec lively in such areas as person- nel relations and contract ne- gotiations." Alderman Jim Anderson sug- gested the resolution specify a complete redraft of Police Acl rather than approaching it on a "patch-up" basis. Council also approved in principal a recommendation to authorize a committee which would meet with the Henderson Lake Golf Club to discuss solu- tions lo the problem of the hedge along the north boun- dary of South Parksidc Drive. With his recommendation, the parks and recreation super- intendent suggested tMt a five- year program be Dialed to upgrade around tne hedge, that the city assume a major finan- cial role in capital improve- ments and that the city try to have the hedge trimmed under a project such as the ecology corps starting spring, The recommendation In- cluded the possible removal of portions of the hedge and re- placing it witli trees. Reg Turner banquet Wednesday Reg Turner, former princi- pal of Winston Churchill High School in Lethhridge, will be honored Wednesday night at a student organized testimonial dinner in the school gymna- sium. It will be a night of nostal- gia, with several of Mr. Turn- er's long time teaching asso- ciales on the list of special speakers. 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