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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta PLAN YOUfi SUMMER VACATION NOW-BE IT EAST OR WEST Lot us assist you with your plans ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VIUAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 .SECOND SUCTION Ldhbrklsc, Albcrla, Tuesday, April 1972 PAGES 13 TO NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG 740 4th AVE. S. LETHBRIOGE, about Photogruy The km lhat cfiangci with the light. iislature CHKG MtlNTYRE 'llpi-nlrt Slnff Writer Most of Alberta's 75 MLAs arc in tlioir home constituencies today catching up on weeks mail and local concerns. Premier 1'ctcr l.cugiieed adjourned (he legislature Thurs- day for a five-day recess to nllow MLAs time to catch up on hometown business. Tlie session is to resume at p.m. Wednesday and continue for ahont a month. Dick Gmcnwald West) used the CJOC open-line radio program Monday to hear local concerns and explain government busiuc.s.s. Mr. Gruenwald expected more contact with constituency issues over lunch at the Kiwanis meeting today. Leifiliton Buckwcll, (lie MLA for Maclood and Ted Ilin- man, MLA for Cardston will lour their areas to give resi- dents a chance to express problems am! ask questions. Mr. BuckwelL spent Monday evening at a meeting of the Lclhbridgc Northern Irrigation District at Picture Butte. Mr. Hinman is touring Stirling, Hillspring and Glemvood to talk with groups and individuals during the recess. Charlie Drain, the MLA for Pincher Creek-Crowsnest set himself a light-hearted program that includes: communing with the spirit of the mountains; catching up on mail and consti- tuency affairs; admire pretty girls; visit the Hillcrest Miners Club; and "sadly" return lo Edmonton, For many MLAs the pace is more hectic. Harry Strom, loader of the Social Credit Opposition and MLA for Cypress, is spending only half the recess in his home constituency because o( pressing business in Edmonton. Lou Kyndman, minister of education and MLA for Ed- monton Glcnora is typical of busy cabinet ministers. His agenda includes: a speech to the Alberta Teachers Association; a weekend spent reviewing the spending estimates for his department; preparing the speaking list for government house mem- bers for coming weeks. (Mr. Hyndman is house Then, meeting constituents and "taking it easy with my three youngsters and seeing my wife Mary." When the session resumes Wednesday, MLAs will bo faced with a dcparlment-by-ctepartment consideration of the spending estimates for the fiscal year that started April 1. Also on (he list of unfinished business are 21 opposition motions and 32 changes or new pieces of legislation lo be enacted. Among the motions for debate are recommendations that the government: oppose tlx3 Village Lake Louise project; put driver education in schools; establish a provincially-owned and controlled electric power grid system; implement early childhood education; permit snowmobiles in certain areas in provincial parks; require agriculture marketing boards to guarantee a share" of the market to the small producer; establish a voucher system to pay for education; study community-based health and social development centres; establish n pro-audit system of surveillance of govern- ment spending; standardize school design; establish provincial parks within city and town boun- daries; create a municipal ombudsman; eliminate government ownership of housing; increase money for private schools operating govern- ment approved curriculum. By HO.V CAMJWEL HeraM Staff Writer EDMONTON The Alberta Teachers' Association made a major grasp for power Mon- day, despite heavy opposition At the pre.si-nl lime, school r the often (JisriKscd during boards the trusties have i the debate. authority to dismiss a Teacher .SupjiorkTs feel the bylaw in- on :tO It also protection for competent teiiciiors against arc incom- from the province's largest sin- j patent." teaching The new bylaw would enable public, j tlic ATA to determine whether The controversial b y 1 a i a teacher is incinnpoU-nl and to amendment, which passed fol- j recommend to UK? minister of lowing several hours of heated j education thai the.- lose debate, would sec the us tab- i bis licence lishmctit of Professionr.1 five member Competence Com- mittee. ILs job would he to in- vestigate cases of alleged gross incompetence among teachers and to recommend that an incompetent teacher be decer- 1 c g i s 1 a lion would be required before such a committee would have any power. Walter Hughes, out going ATA president, said the bylaw provides double barrelled pro- tection to teachers. "It protects our members against beinr; judged by people who are not their he said. creasc.s protection, while op- ponents that teachers will bticorne the victims of a "witchhunt." "Competency byhuvs are prot eel ion for t oac hers, they are not a slick to beat lenchcrs one dele- gate. "We Tjcetl conijK'lency by- i laws to ensure competency of Opposition fo the bylaw came teachers." mainly from Kdmonlun teach- ers who argued that the pur- pose of Ihe ATA is to protect its members against unbased incompetence charges, and not to act as )iultfe and jury. "If the ATA judges a teach- er, then who defends said one delegate. Another opponent to the by- law said the ATA seemed to be adopting a "survival ot the fittest" policy. teachers aajree EDMONTON" 'Stall) Leth- bridge teachers, generally Supporters maintained that it speaking, are in favor of the is time the ATA began to as- Alberta Teachers1 Association sume some responsibility having the authority to rco about the type of people ommcnd "incompetent" leach- Hi- are in The classroom, protection aspect was Alcoholics Anonymous area meet in Lethbridge their guests from Alberta, B.C., Insecticides to he subject Do you have merchandise to consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phone 327-1222 Insecticides do we need them? That be the controversial topic at Thursday's meeting of Hie Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs. Dr. Neil Holmes, licnil ot tiic crop entomology section of the Lethbridge Research Station, wilt get thn subject rolling. The meeling will he held at Sven Ericksen'.s Family Res- taurant from noon to p.m., and is open to everyone. Maple leof Chapter No. 7, O.E.S. and laurel Chapter No. 43 O.E.S. Will Conduct A STUPID Charles, a colorful porrot owned by Gary Kennedy, got fed up with Lethbridge wealher and tried to fly south for the summer. Mr. Kennedy managed to recapture his disgusted pet and has persuaded him to stay-so long os 1he weather- man continues to forecast pleasant weather for the city. But the lalkative bird has let it be known lhat if (here's more snow, he'll reconsider. lethbridge weatherman, speaking no doubt from his weather perch, has dutifully promised to abide by Charles' orders: temperatures today were to be in the mid-40s, and Wednesday should be about 10 degrees warmer. Kerber Photo response 5.-FRI.-SAT. APRIL 6th, and 8th IN AID OF THE CANCER CAMPAIGN BUNCH 35c 3 BUNCHES 1.00 Daffodils will be on sale as 2 to 8 Thursday and Friday and To on Saturday at Ihe following businesses: 4 Stores, 3 Stores, I.G.A. Slore, En fan's, Slubbs Phcirmaey, Marqjfi Flowers, Frncho'i Flowers. f 2 to 6 Friday nf the following banks; Royal Bank of Canada, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, BcinJc of Montreal, Bank of Nova Scotia and Treasury Brnnch, Alf hospitals and nursing homes are co-operating hy selfing daffodils for ihis worth while Cancer CAN Be Beaten Please Support This Daffodil Sale! By RUDY HAUGENEDFJl Herald Staff Non-Indian response Hie Western Canada Native Winter Games banquet planned here Thursday is poor. Between 15 and 20 out of an available 400 tickets for the banquet have been sold in Leth- bridge. The event, complete with an internationally star studded head table, up to offset part of an deficit expected from tho three-day games which Friday on the Hlood re-erve. An "cstimaiai ftKt --V'-n teles from four western prov- inces are CM peeled lo jKirlici- I pale in fhc games, which have rei'eived acclaim from promi- nent persons from throughout i he continent. Organizers of the banquet, the Indian Sports Olympic As- sociation of Alberta, tomorrow plan to conduct a blitz of or- ganizations and groups to sell A canvfius of some I.eth- businesses has proven an cxerci.se in futility, said a spokesman. of stars including Archie Moore, the former world Jight- boxing champion; Bill Russell, the rarely -inter- viewed sennmi; great formerly with the Celtics of the National Basketball Associa- tion. Others include a long list of radio and tclrvi.sion pcr.sonalities By JIM MAYBIE Herald Slnff Writer Mall N. is an alcoholic. He knows it, He admits it. T we tity-1 h ree years ago he was a drunk who had iiil his bottom. Then he met Alcoholics Anonymous. He hasn't had a drink in 22 years, through the help of the AA fellowship and program Twenty years ago he rgan- ized beginners' meetings for AA in Calgary and lias since super- vised tho program. In bis 22 years of sobriety he has become head of a substan- tial independent Canadian oil company. He i.s a current mem- ber of the Alberta Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Commission and is tho Alberta director of the Canadian Federation of Al- cohol and Drug Dependencies. Anyone interested in the problems of alcohol and the AA program of recovery, is invited to a public meeting in the Yates Memorial Centre at p.m. Sunday. At that time Matt will discuss alcoholism as a disease and how be can work Itis way out of it. While Matt will bo an al- coholic until the day he dies, be is proof that (be disease can be treated and successfully over- conic. A major part of his talk will be on the. AA program and its 12 simple recommended steps to recovery. Also addressing the public meeting will be EnH T. of Cal- gary, wife of an alcoholic and member of Al Anon. She will discuss bow Al Anon, which fol- lows a program similar to AA, has hclned her to understand her husband and his problem and how it has helped turn an almost hopeless existence into a happy life. The meeting Is sponsored by ers he decertified. Bill Cousins, president o I Lethbridge local, said this is an opportune time for such a move because of the heavy teacher surplus. He said with so many teach- ers available, it would be easy to replace incompetent teach- ers. "The overwhelming majority Saskatchewan and Montana i of teachers definitely arc corn- will lie attending three days of i lie said, meetings and socializing in i "i would sny there Is not a Lethbridge. j single teacher in Lethbridge Matt says ho. will lx> right nl who would have anything to home in Lethbridge. He recall-j fear from siiuh n bylaw." ed for Thr: Herald a few "bend-i Mr, Cousins said there aro ers" he had here. One time he j only six to Kl cases a year in literally exhausted the cilyV the province Involving teacher i supply of champagne. ''1 couldn't find another bottle for love or he At V, p.m. Friday there will be a meeting for AA members and theirs guests at the South- competency. He said one of the main rea- sons Lelhbridpe teachers sup- port the move is (hat H pro- tects good teachers from being lumped in with Ihe bad ones. ,rn Alberta" AA'cbriplcr iTouTe I Mr- Cnilsins that if at 10th Ave. and J7lh St. A. S. Ehe V r l Boveriimcnt i passes leqislatioiT giving (he balm-day there bo sum- 'ATA :cr in this area lliat ar meeting at the Chapter House al '2 p.m. and midnight, At p.m. Saturday in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Hall at 5th Ave. and Kith St, S. there will be EI banquet dance for AA members and guests, Matt will he one of th? featured banquet spaekers. j At 10 a.m. Sunday there will j be a closed meeting for AA j members only at the Chapter House, followed by the public' meeting at p.m. at the; Yates and a wi ndu p m cet in g j for AA members and guests at the Chapter House at p.m. Anyone with a sincere desire to quit drinking is invited to all the meetings. The only qual- ification for membership in AA is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees to join. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial BIACK DENTAL LAB lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG, PliGNE 327-2822 and National HocKcy League and World Association represent a tivc.-i. Ticket-s for (lie banquet to be afford it -yon hit lield af lhf> Kf Rnncho Wotor us at n bad seems to i Hole! arc availble at tho El be the general he 1 Kancho Motor Hotel, CHKU said. II was pointcci out that a ma- jority of .southern Alberta In- dians do their shopping in Leth- bridge. However, IXSPOL. in its planned last-mimite re optimistic thai ii. can sell cnonph tk-kcls to not cm- bar rns in front of Hie lirad (able which consists NEW and USED ORGANS WE TAKE GRAIN! We carry a complete stock of BROOKS FIREPLACE EQUIPMENT O Firo Screens 9 Flreset Tools And Irons ft Wood Boxes 6 Coal Hods Wood Holders G rales Available iii Polished Brasi, Swedish Iron, BFack, Ham- mered Brnss