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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ROSEBOWL PARADE 15 Day! Deporting Dec. 23 285.50 double occupancy For.lnformolion and booking! contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VIUAOE MALL..........PHONE 328-3201 The letUbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, September 26, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 26 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 Now Arriving: THE NEW EUROPEAN FALL EYE FASHIONS for 1973 Lethbridge city council ,000 budgeted to seek Games By RICHARD BURKE Herald Staff Writer Although a selling job was un- necessary, Alderman Vera Fer- guson took on the task Monday as city council approved a 000 expenditure for preparation of southern Alberta's final bid lor the 1975 Winter Games. "The (Canada) Winter Games will do more to unify and excite this community than anything else in my AM. Fergus- on said. Tlx; committee responsible for preparing the bid, compos- ed of representatives from Lethbridge and other centres in the area, is "very positive about getting the she said. Lethbridge is competing with Grande Prairie, Medicine Hat and Red Deer to host the games. If the southern Alberta bid is successful, volunteers will be involved in the preparations, Aid. Ferguson said. The final bid, which must be submitted by Nov. 15, 1972, will be professionally printed in French and English, she said. Quebec student exchange may become permanent A continuing student ex-1 change program between Lelh- bridge and Saint-Laurent, Que., will be considered with the 1973 budget. The subject came up at Mon- day's city council meeting when the aldermen agreed to spend this year for an exchange money for money, however. Since the university sessions have started, it is too late to exchange students. Instead, the City of Saint-Laurent will offer a scholarship to a stu- dent attending the University of Lethbridge. The City of Lefh- bridge, in turn, will offer a 200 schlarship to a student in St. Laurent to attend either the University of Quebec or the University of Montreal. Aldermen Vera Ferguson and Vaughan Hembroff opposed the sholarship for this year, be. cause it is only an exchange of money. Aid. Ferguson's motion to agree In principle to the schol- arship and to prepare a proper exchange program during bud. get discussions, was defeated. "It's too late this she said. "Someone who might have been eligible for the schol- arship could now be at another Institution." A majority of council appear- ed compelled to accept the re- ciprocal scholarships this year, however, because of the St. aurent city council's expres- ed commitment last week. Council approves land purchase More land In the downtown area mil be purchased by the city. City council has agreed to buy three residential properties in the vicinity of 6th Ave. and 5th St. S. for a total of Two weeks ago council ap- proved a plan to buy several other parcels in the area. Since lhat time, a deal has been com- pleted which will see the city buy Abe B I c k m a n proper- ties f o r A spokesman at city hall said on Oct. 20, the city mil buy the Marshall Auto Wreckers Ltd. property for A specific project is beuig considered for the residential properties, the spokesman said, but would not elaborate. Land is being assembled In the downtown area to attract future commercial devel- opment. Federal election Motley predicts Alta. Liberal loss By GREG McINTYRE Herald Staff Writer Grant Notley, provincial New Democratic Party leader, pre- dicts there won't be an Alberta Liberal in Ottawa left after the Oct. 30 election. The 19 Alberta seats In the House of Commons are now held by 15 Conservatives and four Liberals. The Liberals In Alberta will be wiped out largely because of Prime Minister Trudeau's "if you don't like it, that's tough" attitude, and because "the gov- ernment still isn't listening to the said Mr. Notley. He said in an interview In Lethbridge Monday that the "in suf- Conservatives are also trouble" because they're fering from a severe case o! overconfidence." He said "the big question mark" is how much of the vote the NDP can capture, adding 'there is no doubt that we're going to vastly increase our percentage of the popular vote." Later Mr. Notley told a lunch- time audience at the University of Lethbridge that unjust loop- holes and concessions have been built into the tax system in favor of big corporations. He said Procter and Gamble Ltd., a multi-national corpora- tion, has received in I government subsidies for every job created at the company's new pulp mill at Grande Prair- ie. "And it's not as though they need he added. The annually budget of Proctor and Gamble is larger than that of the pro- vincial governments of Mani- toba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia combined, Eie said. A more equitable lax system is a major plank in the federal NDP platform, he said. Asked by a questioner about his view of the radical Waffle wing of the NDP, Mr. Notley said the Ontario NDP move to expel the Waffle was wrong. Stressing that his opinion ap- Parking restriction petition referred to city manager A petition from business own- ers and residents on 12th C St. N. protesting a planned two- hour parking restriction on the street between 2nd and 3rd Ave. was referred to the city manager by city council Mon- day. The referral went with In- structions for the city manager to explain the reasons for the parking restictions to the res- idents. The residents, council suggested, could come back with alternative solutions. Alderman Dill Kergan was opposed to any parking restric- tions on the street: "It's not fair to the businessmen and res- idents just because thevc is a feud between a construction company and one resident." City Manager Tom Nutting said the area proposed for the two-hour parking limit is not the entire block, but liio south- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Blctg. 222 5lh St. S. Phone 320-4095 west corner of 12th C St. and 3rd Ave., around the construc- tion company property. Fire hall architect chosen Lurie arid Neufeld Limited will be hired to design the fire headquarters and training fa- cilities at No. 2 Fire Hall on 5th Ave. N. While approving the commis- sion, city council also agreed to hold off on selection of an architect to design a new cen- tral fire hall, which will be con- structed near Gth Ave. and 4th St. S. City Manage? Tom Nulling bad recommended all levels of government be consulted on the (Ictails of design and location before a selection is made. QUIET SPOT It's probably one that will remain quiet for quite a while. The weather hasn't been conducive to picnicking, a nd it doesn't look like it wiil get warm again before next summer. There's one consolation: winter it pretty as long as you're on the inside looking out. The photograph was taken in, Indian Bailie Park following the seven-inch snowfall. Groenen Writers' The ability to put words down on paper hi a concise, coherent, colorful way is not a talent shared by but many people have it and they could put it to use with the proper direction. That direction will be provided during the first Southland Writers Workshop to be held in Lethbridge this week. A number of writing experts will be directing participants through the ins and outs of writing on a wide variety of topics. Writing for radio and television, poetry, school broadcasts, articles, short stories, novels and writing for young people are some of the areas which will be 'covered by such professional writers as: Dr. W. tfardy, John Patrick Gillese, Margaret C o 1 e m a n Johnson, Delbert A. Young, Dr. J. W. Chalmers and Mary Dawe. Cleo Mowers, publisher of Tiie Herald, will address the closing banquet Saturday evening. The workshop, organized nears larger number are expected to take part in the Lethbridge conference. It starts Thursday with registration and continues through Saturday. All sessions will be held at Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant. Registration for the conference is and it is open to everyone. Eva Brewster of Coutts, freelance writer and broadcaster, is Use local coordinator for the conference. creative writing division of the provincial government, is the second of its kind to be held. The first session in Grande Prairie drew more than 100 aspiring writers and youth rep's job starts in Lethbridge Oct. berta Conservative government doing, the NDP would in- ease education spending irough increased oil and gas venues. He predicted the Lougheed ivernment's plan to abolish e colleges and universities mmissions will be followed by ightening the purse strings further" on education rending. Education is no longer a ashionable political issue, he aid. Questioned about public con- plies only to this province, he said, "in Alberta we have made no move, nor do we intend to read the Waffle out of the party." Mr. Notley was asked about NDP education policy and said "instead of cutting back on the quality of education" as the Al- Polar weather to continue The Lethbridge area is going to remain in the relentless clutches of .an early winter lor at least the next two days. There'll be snow starting this afternoon and continuing into Wednesday. The snow, scheduled to start early this afternoon, is expect- ed to be extra heavy in the foothills and optimistic outlooks oall for about an inch in the Lethbridge area. The high today will be about 35 to 35, while the low over- night mil be around 25 degrees. Last night, record low tem- peratures were set in six Alber- ta centres, including Pincher Creek which recorded a tem- perature of 16 degrees, two degrees lower than the old rec- ord set in 1928. Wednesday should again see cloudy conditions and continu- ing snow. Brisk winds mil be blowing out of the cast and the temperature probably won't go above 35 degrees. THIS IS THE VITAMIN SEASON ARE THE CHILDREN ACTIVE OR LISTLESS? Bo sura to ask your Doctor's ad- vice regarding a beneficial pro- gram for active youngsters to ensure good health during busy back-lo-school days) McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY HAS A COMPLETE SUPPLY OF ALL YOUR VITAMINS AND TONIC NEEDS! "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. CHARGEX 614 3rd Ave. S. Phono 327-3555 Rezoiiing delay costly The proprietor of the York Hotel loltl city council Monday a delay in rezoning the hotel property Has cost an estimated Hilory Sorokin applied to have the property rczoncd early in 1971 to allow for expansion of the hotel. At that time, he said, expansion would have cost 000. Increased building costs bring the figure close to 000 now, he said. At that time, council defcaled the rezoning bylaw of city plans to widen 13th St. N., which conflict with the present location of the hotel. Paul Roch of Edmonton will officially take Uie position of district youth representative for the Alberta department of cul- ture, youth and recreation Oct. 1. He will replace Al Brewer, who left Sept. 1 to become sup- ervisor of the volunteer services branch of the department in Edmonton. Mr. Hoch was a summer em- ployee of the department, act- ing as head of the valuation committee for Student Tempor- ary Employment Program, pro- jects. He is a graduate of the Uni- versity of Alberta, which he at- tended following two years at College St. Jean, a bilingual college in Edmonton. He is cur- rently working on his master's degree in sociology. In his new position, Mr. Uoch said he hoped to see an em- phasis on community develop- ment, with a greater co-ordina- tion of all services. "I'd like to see more infor- mation brought to the public on he services availablle to them. In most cases, people are not aware of much that is offered, "I'd like to see community involvement stimulated in all he said. We've Moved! The ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION is happy to announce we've moved to our new building at 608 5th Avenue South Phone 328-1181 for all departments Federal candidates together All four candidates for tin Lethbridge seat in the House o Commons mil appear togethei for the first time Wednesday a noon at Lethbridge Community College. The LCC students' council Is Isponsoring an forum at noon hi the lecture theatre, Room 7, hi the Kate Andrews building. All four candidates have con firmed they will attend. The will each have eight minutes t outline their platforms and the students will have hah" an hour to ask questions. Lethbridge's MP Dean Gundlock is retiring this year Vying for his seat are: Keit Hancock, Social Credit; Ha Hoffman, New Democrat; Ke Hurlburt, Conservative; an Andy Russell, Liberal can didate. PAUL ROCH Accident kills city woman MAPLE CREEK, Sask. Angela Weucka, 1102 llth Ave. N., Lethbridge died in hospital Monday morning after a ve- hicle in which she was riding left an icy road and overturned in a ditch. HCMP said the woman was riding in a car driven by Doug Priestly, also of Lethbridge, who suffered minor injuries. The accident occurred near here, about 60 miles east of Medicine Hat. Body found The body of an elderly mar was discovered by a passerb in north Lethbridge this moi ing. City police say the body the unidentified man was spo ted by a man on his way work shortly after 8 o'clock a lane intersection at 15th N. between 3rd and 4th Ave. The bo'y lias been taken the Lethbridge Municipal Ho pital for an autopsy. LEROY'S PLUMBING GASF1TTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 This is the Interior of our NEW STORE! Come In and see our complete display of OFFICE FURNITURE AND OFFICE SUPPLIES. For fall efficient service, call on CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 319 7th Street South Phono 327-4591 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 GRANT NOTLEY ern that the NDP Is anti-bus- nes, Mr. Notley said the NDP, roposes some free enterprise, ome government control and ome government ownership ol business. Three things are required to jet Alberta through a transition rom a resource-hased, extrac- ive economy to a more indusossibilities of the province; an Alberta Development lorporation to help finance and plan Industrial development; the money to fund the de- velopment corporation. A major fault with past and iresent Albert a governments ias been a lack of long-range planning, he said. Baribocraft the leading In Woodenware Individual Salad Bowls Salad Sets Sleak Boards Carving Boards Snack Servers Salt and Pepper Mills Spico Racks Cheese Boards Chapping Blacks PRICED FROM CALL 327-5767 DOWNTOWN KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN "ll's Finger Llclcin SPECIAL SAVINGS ON BULK ORDERS FOR SMALL OR LARGE PARTIES! BREAD PIES PASTRIES BIRTHDAY and ANNIVERSARY CAKES We deliver anywhere fn Southern Alberto FOOD and PASTRY SHOP 2021 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-8161 1701 M.M. DRIVE PHONE 328-7751 ;