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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 1HE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thurlday, September 24, 1970 Tire Plant Approved In Principle Approval in principle was given by the Municipal Plan ning Commission Wednesday a tire re-manufacturing plan a n cl storage shed planned foi 3GIH 5th Ave. N. by North Lcth bridge Mo-Tires Ltd. The approval is subject to fi nal okay by cily council o[ a land sales agreement with the firm. Tabled by the commissioi was a reqiwst by the Cily o Lethbridge to build a new of fice and storage building for the Henderson Lake swimming pcol. Erwin Adderley, executive di- rector of the Oldmnn River Re- gicTial Planning Commission requested the tabling in order to study the aesthetic aspects of the proposed building', which according to plans, would no be integrated with the prcseni structure. Development applications ap- proved by the commission in- cluded a fourplex on Glacier Drive by Cresthome Construc- tion and a storage shed foi Mcorc's Esso station at 201C 3rd Ave. S. Homeowners' Funds Arrive At City Hall A lolal of in homeown- er grants was received at city hall Wednesday, bringing the to- tal from the provincial govern- ment so far this year to More than was re- ceived from the province last year in such grants and more will be forthcoming this year. The city sends the grant ap- plications to Edmonton for pro- cessing in batches of 13C. About 50 have been sent so far and 12 have been processed and re- turned. The grants will be mailed out as soon as possible, say city hall officials. Persons not re- ceiving their grant this time will have it sent out as soon as it is sent to Lethbridge by the province. South Students Get Aivards Four southern Alberta stu- dents have received bursaries awarded by the Civil Service Association of Alberta. Recipients of bursaries ten- able at the Lethbridge Junior College are Walter John Ger- rick, Lethbridge, Outdoor Recreation; R i t a Navratil, Raymond, ?600, Nursing. Recipients of bursaries ten- able at the University of Ed- monton, Murray D. Paulson, Claresholm, Science; at the University of Calgary, Douglas W. Pollard, Taber, 5600, Arts and Science- Recipient of bursary tenable at the Southern Alberta Ihsti- tue of Technology: Maurice Takahashi, Raymond, Air- craft Maintenance. TRUMPET RENTALS PER MONTH MUSICLAND Cor. 3rd Ave. 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 SUMMER SCENE While the traditional warm days of Indian summer may slill leave some lime for this kind of scene, local girl-watchers are once again facing the annual cover-up by the female population. Male fanciers of feminine pulchritude will soon lose the opportunity lo indulge, in iheir favorite sport. The swimming suit and mini-skirt days are numbered; soon the maxi-coat will again reign supreme. Bomber Scoring Train Heads'Home BROOKS (Special) United States Strategic The Air Command bomber radar scor- ing train left this Alberta com- munity today heading for a winter assignment south of the jorder, following a six-month our of duty in Canada. The train left, in two stages, with the work train (radar equipment) destined for Mil- ord, Utah and the rest of the rain heading for Hill Air Torce Base in Utah. Train Commander Maj. Fames G. Hovingh Eaid the rain will be reassembled at Vlilford to continue the low evel flight training for B-52 bombers stationed in western continental United States. He said the departure from he Brooks area was a sched- uled matter since all three trains are moved to new loca- tors every six months. "The effectiveness of any lo- cation fades after this time due o the expertise of the bomber he said. "In addition, the air force at- empts to keep the trains in the outhern part of the U.S. in the ivinter. Although the trains can perate at temperatures in the 0 degree below zero range the cost of operation rises dra- matically." Maj. Hovingh said he could not anticipate when another train would come to C a n a d a but as NATO agreements with Canada direct, it will be com- ing back. He said he didn't anticipate this for more than one year due to the familiar- ity factor. He said the mission in Can- ada was a success with an av- erage of 30 to 35 planes scored each week. "This is relatively low compared to some sites in the U.S. where up to 350 planes ave scored each day. "The long distance from home bases and the additional paper work necessary when an American plane crosses an in- ternational border can be attri- buted to the lower plane count." The six-month mission in the Brooks area has meant an eco- nomic boon to the community with operational -costs of run- ning the train adding about to the business life of the area. Included in the total, in ca- tegories, are water, trash removal, septic tank cleaning, laundry diesel fuel, food washing repairs, and miscellaneous, In addition to the operational expenses, tho 52 men stationed on the train spent most of their pay in the ccmmimity. Maj. Hovingh expressed ap- preciation for the tremendous co-operation from the local peo pie. "The men hate to leave be- cause of the friends found through branding bees, rodeos and other special occasions. "The other Canadian station near North Battleford, Sask. is also moving and as the com- mand for this station, we have heard nothing but good com- ments from the men stationed there." Harry Fowler, industrial co- ordinator for Brooks. said the community was sorry to see the men leave. "They were an excellent bunch of men and were good for the community business- wise and social-wise. "All of them mixed in very well with the community." He said, the departure of the train would not mean an eco- nomic depression for the area since the complex arrived about the .time the summer slow period was about to start. The train departure comes at AGT Cable Projects Planned Alberta Government Tele- phones has announced plans for luried cable projects in south- ern. Alberta at Bow Island, Claresholm, and Fort Macleod, wmeoj the best things in life are Like Make-Up Lessons with Merle Norman Cosmetics. What better time to bloom as a beauty than now? And, what teller way lo learn than from experts, wilh cosmetics that you try before you buy. Call today for your Make-Up Lesson, exclusively at your MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE COUEGE MAIL 328-1525 Costume Iciwllcry Fcriumcs NcKefard and Rolling Hilk. At present many of the sub- scribers in these areas are now receiving service from Mutual Sentences Suspended Magistrate Lloyd Hudson Wednesday morning gave two Lstlibridge youths two-year suspended sentences after they pleaded guilly to charges aris- ing from Ihe break, entry and theft from Tamblyn Drugs in Shoppers World. When arrested, one youth had 120 tablets o[ dexedrine which belonged to the store. Magistrate Hudson said he hoped both youths had found which way they wanted to spend most of Iheir in and oul of jail or make somelhing of themselves. Telephone Companies. In number of instances, 15 more farmers have been lorced to share a single telephone line. The AGT 10-year, 580 million rural buried cable program is progressing on schedule, with the southern Alberta projects to be completed early in 1973. Estimated cost of the project at Bow Island is to 158 subscribers, involving 196 miles of cable and wire. At Claresholm the project will cost with 208 subscrib- ers and 332 miles of cable and wire. Estimated cost at Fort Mac- leod is with 228 sub- scribers and 400 miles of cable and wire. At Nobleford the cost will be with 92 sub- scribers and 103 milce o[ wire and cable. At Rolling Hills, the estimated is with 92 subscribers and 67 miles of wire and cable. HUNT CLINIC Wishes To Announce That Dr. James L. Layng, Has Joined Their Staff As A General Practitioner. a time when the economic pic- ture is starting to brightem and this will allow the general busi- ness patterns to remain about normal. Student Role Stressed In Social Studies Plan Teachers must learn to draw problem topics for class dis- cussion from their students, in- stead of supplying topics from their own experience [or Die students to discuss in Alberta's new social studies curriculum. Maurice Landry, director of elementary education for the Lethbridge separate school dis- trict, toid 44 teachers and ad- ministrators at the South West Alberta Social Studies Council meeting recently that about one-third of class time through- out the program should be spent discussing whatever Ihe students want to discuss. He said from tliis and from the remainder of the ne' system's curriculum approach students will learn to think and to reason, and learn to develop their own values system, rather than learn sim- ple lists of facts and dales as was done in social studies in the past. The new curriculum is based on a series of broad general goals of increasing complexity, each step based on the ones before it and it is designed to take a student 12 years to learn thoroughly. It does not have to be broken into the Theft Brings Jail Term Allan William Ensign of Lethbridge was sentenced in Magistrate's court Wednesday to 15 months in jail en two charges of theft. He was charged with theft of i860 from Don Calder Interiors Ltd. and theft of an article valued at less than S50 from a local church. The sentences are to run concurrent. Apparently Ensign took a money pouch out of an open safe at Don Calder Interiors while the manager was out of the office. In passing sentence, Magis- trate Lloyd Hudson said Ensign had been given a break before, which he didn't.deserve. Magistrate Hudson said ar- rangements would be made for Ensign to serve his sentence at a provincial jail other than at Lethbridge. traditional 12 grade-units, al-, sary, and must be coupled with though it can be. It is designed to encourage tho student to become directly involved in formulating and planning his own. education, and to help him to develop his own system of beliefs and per- sonal values on which he will live. He reminded teachers that a comprehensive public relations program will be necessary to explain the new program to parents, and to solicit their as- sistance. In-service training in using the new methods is also neces- Jury Rules Man Drowned A coroner's jury Wednesday ruled the July 11 death of a 25- year-old High Prairie, Alta., man, Edward George Watson, was caused by drowning. Mr. Watson died following a single vehicle accident three and 3 half miles west of Mon- arch, when the car he was driv- ing plunged 200 feet down an embankment into the Oldman Rivsr. The jury was told in a pa'Ji- clogist's report Mr. Watson's blood alcohol content was high enough to impair his driving. The report also revealed the man suffered aspiration of gastric contents (vomit enter- ing the lungs) which also could have contributed to his death. There was some indication Mr. Watson could have been knocked unconscious before his car entered the river. A cut was found on Ihe man's head which, the pathologist said, may have rendered the man unconscious. The jury made no recom- mendations. CADET NEWS The RCSCC Chinook band will practice aboard the ship tonight from Any sea cadets, as well as Wrenettes, are asked to attend. Lt. R. Cul- ley is band officer. development cf teacher-under- standing of the inquiry ap- proach to learning. Teachers present complained that His curriculum guide pro- vided by the department of education for the program "says almost nothing." but some suggested the real prob- lem could ba a lack of under- standing of the freedom teach- ers now have in what and how they leach social studies. The program involves a multi-disciplinary approach to studies of social phenomena- social studies which uses 1 e a r n ing geography, history, political systems, sociology and similar disciplines as tools to leach students how to think, how to reason and to be more sensitive to other people and live as contributing mem- bers of society. In addition to the standard history geography core of studies, Ihe time devoted to the students' own interests and problems they observe will be used in the same fashion, as a further segment of the study tools. The former social studies program had changed little from the IBth century and was boring to most students; the new program is designed to be interesting to students be- cause it relates to what they themselves are interested in. Sappers Meeting The annual general meeting of the Lethbridge Sappers As- sociation will be held Friday in the Miners Library clubrooms starting at 0 p.m., it was an- nounced by secretary L. At. Grant. The association comprises members of the now-disbanded 33rd Field Engineer Squadron (M) of Lethbridge. Capt. Norm Noss is president. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 MOTORS TRAILER UNITED Squire is the Only C.m.H.C. Approved Unit BRAND NEW 70 MODEL 2 BEDROOM FULLY FURNISHED Slashed In Price To Clear as low as All 70 Models In SCAMPER TRAILERS SCAMPER CAMPERS SCAMPER MOTOR HOMES CHALET FOID DOWN UNITS MOBILCRAFT TRAILERS MARKEE TRUCK CAPS MARKEE TRAILERS MARKEE CAMPERS Also Slashed in Price to Clear Chttk Examples: SCAMPER MOTOR HOME 1300 SERIES on a 1 Ion Ford chasm, dual wheels. IS FOOT SCAMPER TRAILER With brakes and awning. CHALET FOLD DOWN UNIT With stove and Ice box, ilcept 5. S1222 Self MOBILCRAFT 17 FOOT TRAILER contained, fridge, healer, brakes. S2888 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL 317-28051 WHILE THEY LASTll WE MEAN BUSINESS! ;