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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta BUS TOURS California Ariiona 16 Days October 21 {Double Occupancy) For Information and bookings contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALI PHONE 32S-3201 The LctHbridgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, September 21, 1972 PACKS 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 Now Arriving: THE NEW EUROPEAN FALl EYE FASHIONS for 1973 million owed Indian Treaty 7 to be discussed By RUDY IIAUGENEDER Herald Staff Writer Nearly a century after Treaty 7 was signed between Alberta's Blackfoot Indians and the Crown, the government is ready to talk seriously about upholding it. On Sept. 29 Indian Claims Commisioner Dr. Lloyd Bar- ber and five southern Alberta Indian leaders will meet to dis- cuss a provbion in the 1877 treaty which stales the Indians are entitled to per year for ammunition money. The treaty also provided for the perpetual payment of the mon- ey whether ammunition was needed or not. Two previous meetings to dis- cus the claim wore postponed by the federal government be- cause its investigations had not been completed. A. Webster Macdonald, Sr., the Blackfot band lawyer, said in a letter to Indian Affairs Minister Jean Chretien March: "It has come to the attention of the Indian bands that the fed- eral government cannot pro- duce any records to prove thai the ammunition money has been paid either in whole or in part, and they hereby demand that their claim, with interest, be paid forthwith." The Blackfoot, Blood, Peigan. Sarcee and Stony bands are claiming about million accrued ammunition allow anccs. In January, Commisioner Barber upheld the argument hat the money had not been paid. In addition, he also igreed to recommend to Otta- va that Indians be given full documentation of a long list of complaints involving land sales, mineral rights, and road allow- ances. Dr. Barber also recommend- ed that Indians be given re- Jarding: the sale of right of way to the CPU; mining and sale of coal on the reserve by "persons The sale of more than acres of reserve land without compensation; expropriation of land for highways without com- pensation; the accounting of all money the Crown as trustee re- ceived for the Blackfoot from 1877 to 1960; and a full account- ing for the sale of all timber, coal and land and the proceeds from 1877 to 1960. Mr. Macdonald said the In- dians have only a 40-60 chance of winning their ammunition claim. As for the reduced claim of million instead of the esti- mated million actually out- standing, Mr. Macdonald said the claim probably would not go to court because of political pressures which could result. The lawyer said the outcome o! the ammunition claim could have a great affect on Indians across the country. "Those treaties have holes miles he said. Former local minister moves to Fort Macleod Ernest Doyle, former asso- ciate priest at St. Augustine's Anglican Church in Lethbridge, will take his first service Sun- day as a temporary minister at Best Wishes on the OFFICIAL OPENING of UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE Be sure to attend Opening Ceremonies Sat., Sept. 23, at a.m. In front of Phyiical Education Building PRAGUE'S FLOWER SHOP 322-6th St. S. Phone 327-5747 the Presbyterian Church at Fort Macleod. The former minister at Fort Macleod, Rev. George Peters, left in May for a post at Kara- loops, B.C. Mr. Doyle and his wife are planning to move into the church residence at Fort Mac- next- week. Mr. Doyle is classed as a "supply a temporary .position. He is an Anglican priest. If lie were to join the Pres- byterian Church permanently, a recommendation to admit him could go to the general as- sembly of the Presbyterian Church likely to meet in To- ronto in June 1973. Eligible voters up by 20 per cent permit The first stage in expansion of the Lilydale Poultry Sales plant at 303 24th St. N. has be- gun with the issuance Wednes- day of a permit for con- struction of a covered loading dock. Kenwood Engineering Con- struction Ltd. Is the contractor. ALBERTA REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION Presents AN INTERMEDIATE COURSE IN REAL ESTATE 25 EVENING LESSONS BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27th For Delaifs and Registration Contact; LETHBRIDGE REAL ESTATE BOARD CO-OP LIMITED 522 6lh Street South Phone 328-8838 for your enjoyment OUR POPULAR DINE AND DANCE HAS RETURNED Friday and Saturday Evenings THIS WEEK FEATURING "THE FOUR KY, WESTWINDS DINING ROOM to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE Phone 328-7756 for Reservationsl If By GREG MclNTYRE Herald Staff Writer The preliminary count of voters In the Lethbridge federal riding shows an increase of 20 per cent from the number of eligible voters at the last elec- tion in 1968. A preliminary voters' list will be printed within two weeks. Anyone not on the list can get registered through re- vision procedures which will be caried out in both the city and rural areas. Much of the increase In the number of eligible voters this year results from the voting age being lowered to 18 from 21 years since the last election. The count tills year, with 1968 figures in brackets, Is city of Lethbridge out- side the city for a total of eligi- ble voters. The count was gathered dur- ing enumeration week Sept. 11 to 16. If missed In the preliminary count, persons can get on the final voters list at revision time. Revision will begin after the prelimnary voters list has been printed and posted. Revision procedures are dif- ferent in the city from the rural part of the riding. In the city, a court of revi- sion will sit at an as yet un- New hours in effect Oct. 1 for city's public library determined place and lime, to register those who were miss- ed on the preliminary count. Outside the city, each enum- eration officer is responsible for revision of the voting list in his or her polling division. Information can be obtained from the office of Ed Davidson, returning officer for the Leth- bridge electoral district, 710 4th Ave. S. telephone 328-8974. Preliminary voters' lists mil be mailed out to every house- hold in the city of Lethbridge. Outside the city, the prelimin- ary voters' list will be posted in a public place. New hours at the three branches of the Lethbridge Public Library go into effect Oct. 1. Chief librarian George Dew said the new hours are an at- tempt to have the library open at more convenient times for users. At the central branch, 3rd Ave. S., doors will be open ev- ery day of the week. Hours will be 9 a.m. to p.m. except weekends. Hours Saturday are to be 9 a.m. to p.m. and Sunday to 5 p.m. At the north branch, West- minster Shopping Centre at 13th St. N. and 5th Ave., hours arc to be 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday aud Wednesday, to p.m. -Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to p.m. Saturday. At the south branch, 1020 20th St. S., hours will be Tuesday and Wednesday to p.m., Thursday and Friday 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to p.m. The north and south branch- es will both be closed Sunday and Monday. Doors will be open every school day (except Monday at the branches) at p.m. so that students can drop in after school, said Jlr. Dew. The north branch Is to be open Thursday and Friday eve- nings to correspond with eve- ning shopping at the shopping centre, he said. Holmes at meet Dr. Owen Holmes, vice-pres- ident of the University of Leth- bridge, will represent the uni- versity at an organizational meeting of the Canadian Asso- iation of University Research to be held la 01- awa Oct. 2 and 3. Tire organization is designed o improve research tlirough and exchange of nformation. JUST LIKE PULUNG TEETH A crane mokes short work of extracting these rein- forced concrete pilings at the Lethbridge Community College. The pilings, which were buried about nine feet deep, formed the foundation for the mobile classrooms which housed the University of Lethbridge before it moved to the west side. The project should be finished within the next two we eks and, later this fall, the hundreds of pil- ings will be moved to the Country Club to stop erosion of one of the fairways along the Oldman River. Kerber. Photo Special bus schedule for U of L opening A special bus service sched- ule for the official opening of the University of Lethbridge has been prepared by the city transit department. A bus will leave 4th Ave. and 6th St. S. every half hour be- tween a.m. and 9 a.m., a.m. and p.m. Fri- day. Beginning at 1 p.m., the bus will start from Holiday Vil- lage. Saturday, 30-mimite service will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. between the Holiday Vil- lage, downtown and the univer- sity. Sunday, a bus will leave 4th Ave. and 6Ui St. every 30 minutes between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. The regular university bus schedule will be discontinued during the weekend. No buses will be offered at night for the Friday and Satur- day banquets or the Genisls 72 dance and smorgasbord Fri- day. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAtfj MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. lower Level PHONE 327-2SM U of L book display set There will be a special dis- play of books written by Uni- versity of Lethbridge professors in the university book store during the official opening this weekend. The recent works of 13 mem- bers of the academic staff will be featured in the display. The bookstore will be open from to 5 p.m. on Sept. 23 and 24. Among the books to be on display is a recently complet- ed study of the caste system in India by Dr. Santoch Anant CHINOOK STATIONERS have MOVED... to 319 7th Street South, LETKBRIDGE CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD., formerly located in 13th SI. Norlh, havo now completed their move to 319 7th STREET SOUTH, LETKBRIDGE. Now conveniently locoled downtown to offer you the utmost In service and satisfaction for oil your OFFICE FURNITURE, OFFICE SUPPLIES, PRINTING and RUBBER STAMPS. We extend a personal Tnvilalion to our many friends and customers, bolh old and new, la camo In and see our new CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 319 7th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-4591 Winter weather continues Sugar processing under way Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. started sugar beet pro- cessing at, its Picture Butle plant at 8 o'clock today. Plant officials said the Taber plant would start processing op- erations Friday at 8 a.m. Harvest operations in the fields started Sept. 18 but were interrupted in many areas for one day due to wet weather conditions. The harvest is rapidly becoming general. Gerald Snow, agricultural su- pervisor for CSF, said.there are tons of beets now harvest cd. Pending weather conditions an additional tons shoult be out of the ground by this evening. Reunion booklets available Booklets of the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute's reunion of he 30s, held during the July 1 loliday weekend, have now >een printed. The booklets feature high, ighls of the nostalgia-filled :hree-day reunion of old class- mates at LCI. The souvenirs can be picked up at Lakeview Texaco at the corner of Mayor Magrath Drive and 10th Ave. S. You'd belter be used to the kind of weather we've had for the last couple of days, be- cause there's going to be more of it. The weather office predicts cloudy conditions today, and to- morrow with highs both days near 60 degrees. It's going to be extra cool tonight with the tem- perature dropping to the 35 degree mark. The foothilLs region could ex- perience some rain or snow showers today and Chinook winds will be blowing out the south today at 20 to 30 mph. Chinook conditions are not expected to stay. The weather here Isn't that bad, though. It was snowing quite hard In the area of northern Alberta this morn- ing and snow was also falling in northern Saskatchewan. Sspf. 21. Snow. Ridiculous. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Kig. 222 5th St. 5. 328-4095 SYJiIPHONY Almost every previous mem- icr of the Lethbridge Symph- ony Orchestra returned to 'irst rehearsal of the season Sept. 11, as well as eight new players. A successful season is iredicted by conductor Luclerj DURA FLAME CALIFORNIA CEDAR FIRE LOG One.log.flarnei In colors. for. 3. hourt Case of 6 Logs Call 327-5767 DOWNTOWN SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 507 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 JUST ARRIVED! "WHITE LILAC" from DOROTHY GRAY Dorothy Gray "White lilac" I or, Spray Cofognt 4 ot.................... Dorothy Cray "Whilt Lilac" Foaming Milk Bath 9 01. botllo....................... Dorothy Gray "While Lilac" Dueling Powder 7 or, jar............................. "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 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