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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FLASH! Now nnd reduced student fnrcj now availablo maximum ago 25 For further information contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALI PHONE 328-3201 .SECOND SECTION Lctlibridgo, Alberta, Thursday, April G, 1072 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIOC. 740 4lh AVE. S. CETKBRIOGE, ALBERTA Ask uboul Phologroy Tho km that with tho liaht. Archie Moore in town 11UDY IJAUGENEDEK Herald Slaff Writer The Native Winter Games could IK? the forerunner to an all- native Olympic type of event would ineliule North and Soutli American Indians, said Archie Moore, the former world light-heavyweight boxing champion. Sports arc a catalyst to es- tablishing better communica- Mr. Moore said in Lelii- bridge this morning. Competition helps not only in developing goals but also in setting them. Mr. Moore said sports are an invaluable way of develop- ing character ami confidence. To date, North American na- tives have not had acceis to ex- tensive sports exposure be- cause they lack the recreation facilities. I feel it is now time to bend over backwards to develop the which will allow In- dians and all minority groups to participate in sports, lie said. Athletics helps an individual "get his best foot forward" to- wards set goals which can take up to a lifetime to accomplish, said Mr. Moore who will he a head table guest at a Winter Games Sportsman banquet at the El Kancho JUtor Hotel td- night. Mr. Moore heads a San Diego, California youth club known as Any Boy Can. Through ABC, San Diego youngsters, mostly from de- prived homes in the ghetto area, learn the concepts and philosophy ceed. necessary to suc- "All youngsters have the po- tential to he said, adding, "and all of them have something to say." However the facilities to de- velop talents are lacking for minority groups, Mr. Moore spent today visit- ing Indian youths at St, Mary's School on the Blood reserve, beforo returning for the ban- quet tonight. He will be joined at the bead table by Bill Russell, one of professional basketball's great- est all-time scorers. Mr. Russell is also deeply in- volved in developing the youth of today. LAST DUEL The last fatal duel in Canada was fought on the outskirts of Perth, Out., in 1883. ART STUDIO ON F1CTH flVENUE flRTISTIC PICTURE ARTISTS' supines GALLERY Federal fluids ready GAMES GUEST ARRIVES Archie world Kght-heavyvi'eigrit boxing cha with the Western Canada Native Winler Games official crest and cap at Lethbridge Airport by Blood Chief Jim Moore, former pion is presented Shot Elolh Sides. Bond counsellors (beside Chief Shot Bold Sides} ore Pot Eagle Child and Howard Bebee, Philip Mistaken chief, 1NSPOL presided, is on the extreme right. Phil Faulds, photo LCC By MARLENE COOKSIIiUY Herald Staff Writer The Lethbridge Community College will operate during the coming year on a budget of million, a decrease of from what the college had ask- ed for it was announced at the LCC board of governors meet- ing Wednesday. Dr. C. D. Stewart, LCC pres- ident, regarded the token cut only .slightly more than one per cent as "a vote of confi- dence in the whole by the Alberta government. The budgets of several other institutions had been cut as much as 25 per cent from 1971. LCC has 1.301) students regis- tered, and the budget will he maintained within a 10 per cent increase or tlecrcase in enrol- ment. The number of registered stu- dents is Hie same as that of the University of Lethbridge but "their operational costs arc said GordVm Colledge, LCC information offi- The University operates with a budget of more than mil- lion, while LCC operates with a budget of less than half that amount. Dr. Stewart credited the effi- cient performance to a good academic staff and a co-opera- tive student bodv. He said that the salaries paid He said the budget received to (he administration were bet-! was a definite sign that the Al-'' lei- than average, but that Ihe i herla government was pleased j mont meant is something" else, extra work involved warranted with the operation of the col- Mr. Olson said. By HIC KUIIIAKT I Herald Staff Writer TABEU The responsibility I for the full scale rehabilitation of Alherta's irrigation systems has e e n placed squarely on the shoulders of the provincial government. Dud Olson, federal minister of agriculture, told 125 water users from the St. Alary River I Irrigation District and the Bow Kiver Irrigation District that the federal government has million ready to put into cap- ital works projects in Alberta, Even witli the slated commit- ment of the federal govern- ment, Mr. Olson said there are problems, and they will con- tinue until the provincial gov- ernment the irrigation dis- tricts "lay it on the line as to what they arc willing to do" (in regards to the cost sharing pro- gram for Mr. Olson said his position is perfectly clear, but the jrasition of Alberta on the funding of the rehabilitation of the irrigation systems in the province arc anything but. He said he lias received a let- ter from the So c red former agricultural minister, Henry Ruste, stating that his govern- ment had been willing to match the federal government dollar the Socred govern- the increase. lege. He said he realized there has been a change in governments I in Alberta and that it takes time for the new government to orient itself. He pleaded as much impa- tience in the lack of response 'Over 85 per cent of LCC stu- j pationa! educational informa- The Student Services depart- from Ihe province as the water dents have bad occasion to re- quest assistance from the Stu- dent S e r v i c es said J. L. MacNeil, Student Services director at the Leth- bridge C o m m u n i t y College board of governor's meeting Wednesday. Counselling was (lie core of t b c Student Services depart- ment, and health services and developmental reading were the (wo disappointments in the 1971-72 term, he said. He said the counselling ser- vice provided financial, person- al and psychological assistance to innumerable students as well as specialized services, in- cluding psychological test ing, personal counselling and occu- raent processed in sln- Tlie department has publish-! dent loans and approximately ed a 'Career Informalion" text I in emergency loans. Trie in conjunction witli the down- cmergncy loans, all repaid, town notary Club as a service assisted" 153 students and col- to guidance counsellors. lectod in service charges. Mr. MacNeil recommended i The department processed hiring of a trained person on a 250 first year applications full-Lime basis for health ser-I through the registrar's office. vice purposes. The students are at present provided with a part-time service by the Stu- dent Services department in co-operation with the school of nursing. Fie also requested the full- time services of a professional counsellor with training and experience in the area of learn- ing disabilities to assist in the developmental reading pro- gram. and registered n total of 2.IG5 students in the fall and winter semesters. This number does not include SfiG of the 767 Prior- ity Employment Program stu- dents. Mr. MacNeil said the depart- ment had found "an apprecia- ble measure of success" with the high school relations pro- gram, the off-campus housing service, and the student trans- fer and placement programs. University concert van j By PHIL FAULDS Herald Slaff Writer The fourth University of Lcfhbriclge concert of the sea- son, last night at the Yatcs Mc- Do you have merchandise to consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phone 327-1222 morial Centre, featured the able U of I, Choir directed by Professor George Skipuorlh. In addition, Ihcrc were a pi- ano offering by student Kath- leen Holt and the inlrocluction to the general public of The University Madrigal Singers, a recently-formed group of eight students who specialize in Re- naissance repertoire. The Choir proved itself to be a welt-trained group, and the program chosen by Prof. Skip- worth was varied and general- ly intcresling. Aside from the two opening Latin works Ijy Or- lando di Lasso and Igor Stravinsky (Ihe chronological extremities of the program) all inal text in Bartok's Slovak Folk Songs would obviouily have been impractical, it. might have been worthwhile for the Choir to tackle such a fam- iliar foreign language as French. While on tile subject of texts, it might be mentioned that Eugene Butler's "T h r e e Madrigals from on original Knglish texts, had mo- ments as embarrassing as the most jarring translation: this was probably the re- sult of the music being loo sub- servient to the text. Throughout this varied pro- gram, occasional intonation voices. This was a refreshing view of Debussy, and a much more credible one than the familiar misty ami yielded ap- proach. Kcriabin's Sonata, op. 30, a technically demanding and musically quirky piece, gave Miss Holt more trouble, tint she managed to carry it t h T o u g ii wilh considerable Partly because they were the least known quantity, the Uni- versity Madriga! Singers con- tributed the bright of the evening. The eight students sang five Klua- problems and b I u r r c (I en- r parl mariner, works wore sung While this was fine idiomatic works of Hal p h did not dolnict from sc'aled at n tahh; on whict This FRIDAY and SATURDAY EVENING "THE SUNSET 4" 8 to 12 p.m. No Cover Chargo rtj Tire OLO TTUDman or WFTrrrrm fHCNI! 328-7756 TOR RESERVATIONS! Vaughan Williams, translations didn't really seem lo sit well with music by Jean Bergcr, Gabriel F a u r e, and (especial- ly) Barfok. Although retaining Ihe orig- ClIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Moihrjnlc BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 in liliHisli. i I'10 impression of general mil- for the sical competence. Barl'ik and Vaughan Williams were espe- cially well served, the first with fine driving rhythms, and the latter appropriately full sonorities. Accompanist Louise Chap- man did her usual fine job, es- pecially in Knnrc's "C'nnlitjue de Racine." Ihe piece which af- forded her the best display. Pianist Kathleen Holt, pre- sented as an interlude a very fine (wrformance of Debussy's "Heflcls dans which was distinguished by it.s clarity in arpeggio passages and inner they placed their music sheets. This quite simple and com- municative music is of course ideally suited to a small group j and came off very indeed in (his Mv. Olson S'lid the province has known of this proposal for more than one year but there has nt'vc-r I-ecu any concrete1 move lo join. Mr. loM one inor tli.-M :hc federal partici- in the cost .sharing agreement, has bo en progressing for tlic past 12 lo 15 ycEirs, is for major capital works expenditures. All ttie secondary or less-ex- pensive works are (lie respon- sibility of either the province or the district, he sairl. I The idea of the funding plan according to Mr. Olson is one- third sluircs fur the federal, provincial and irrigation ilis- trie! governments, tic said if the other two bodies would contribute million to the capital renova- tion of the systems, all dis- I rids in Alberta would bo in very good condition. "This thing has been hung up for a long time and we should hurry up to lake advantage of the construction i tie said, city neivs users have in gelling the mon- ey now when it is needed. He suggested more pressure should be exerted by the users on the province. Mr. Olson stated two main principles behind the federal g o v e r nment financial alloca- tion. "At some point in time all water users in the province must be treated the he said. 'We must try to get rid of the disparity between the ir- rigation systems. "This transition period could he fairly long for some sys- tems." The federal government can't really set regulations Jor the operation of irrigation districts because they are controlled by provincial law, he said. Mr. Olson pointed out what the federal plan entails, includ- ing: million in actual work by the federal government on renovating c x i s t ing districts. Tho key here, he said, is that the federal government is not going to give money to some other body to spend. Tiie Bassano Dam, two or three major structures in the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District, the Carseland Weir, the Bow River Diversion and the Buntry Aquaduct were some of the projects the fed- eral government plans to work on itself. million cash f o r the transfer to an appropriate body all systems presently [he re- sponsibility of the federal gov- ernment. transfer of all assets and machinery used in the gov- ernment's work with Ihe dis- Iricts lo (he new which kc over tlic responsibil- ity for the federal irrigation systems. Ily JIM MAYHIK Herald -Staff Lctlibritlgc Chamber of Com- merce directors unanimously decided Wednesday to put a muzzle on the news media all in the name of free .speech. AL the last regular meeting of the directors it was suggest- ed that perhaps the news media should not be invited to the meetings and that press re- leases be given to the media following the meelings. It was suggested, at the time that perhaps media rep resentatives inhibited free-flow- ing discussion because of fears of being quoted or misquoted and the fear of starling contro- versy. Chamber president Terry BJancl said Wednesday that ex- ecutive decided against ban- ning the media from the meet- ings but recommended greater use of committee-on-the-whole meetings. Media representalives would be allowed lo remain in the room during committee ol" the whole meetings but would be honor-bound to not report what went on. The recommendation was unanimously approved by the directors. In other business, Mr. Eland said that prospective chamber members had objected to the principle of the chamber ac- cepting an annual from the city, questioning (tie cham- ber's effectiveness when it is sifting in council's bock pocket. He suggested that if the chamber did not accept any- thing from the city, this objec- tion might bo. overcome and the chamber might gain new members. He also warned, however, that the chamber is having fi- nancial problems, that this year's budget is higher than last year's and ihat if the city's was not accepted, the chamber might be in deep- er financial problems. Mr. Bland then unilaterally decided to invoke the commit- tee of the whole policy to give directors an opportunity fo pre- sent their views, details of which are not known. Di re dor .1; in D unst an an- nounced that chamber mem- bers and Jaycee members will conduct, a ciij-dav blitz for I April 20. Between 150 j and 175 businecsos are expect- ed to be solicited for member- ships that day. Jack I.akie urged members to support the Southern Alberta Native Winters Games sports banquet tonight.. The climber's first meeting tn May will be held Thursday, May 4, instead of (lie regular Wednesday meeting, to accom- modate a goodwill tour of Great. Kails chamber members who will be in the city May 4. THIS IS OUR STORE! 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