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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FLASH! New and reduced lludcnt fares now available maximum ago 25 For further information contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 3J6-3JOI e Herald SECOND SECTION Lclhliriclgc, Alberta, Saturday, April 8, 1972 PAGES J3 TO X NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 8LDC. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA AiV oboul Photogray Tro !h-7l ;1 Home-care plan to be considered The provincial government will "seriously consider" the in- troduction of hornc-cnro and other supporting programs to cut down the rising cost of the public hcallli service delivery system. TMs assurance was given by Neil Crawford, minister o( health and social development, in a letter to The Her.ild re- ceived Friday. Mr. Crawford was asked to comment on two recent Herald articles, cne on Die home-care program, and another on the lack of co-ordination among lo- cal hospilaJs. The government is very con- cerned over Ihe rapidly esca- lating cost in the heallb care sector, rising at more than 10 per cent, a year, the minister said. "Our approach is to explore alternate methods of health care delivery and to operate the system as effectively os possible." he said. Mr. Crawford's Idler went on: "The Alberta Hospital Ser- vices Commission has been ac- tive in your region and has rec- ommended, and assisted the lo- City lockout raised in House The Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON Alberta 1; bor and manpower department officials hnve been in touch with both sides in the lockout at Catelli Ltd., Lcthhridgc, the minister of the department, Bert Hohol (old Ihe legislature Friday. Dr. Hohol, replying to a ques- tion from John Anderson Lethbridge said the company Is reassessing its po- sition. "We will know shortly what the company position will said Hie minister. Catelli locked out members of the Canadian Food and Allied Workers union Tuesday after the union rejected a con- cilialion recommendation and voted to strike. Both sides in the dispute have followed terms of the I.rx- hor Act, said the minister, and the government will noL step in unless asked. MOVING? cal boards to amalRamatc to promote decision making lor iolls levels o! care umler one board. II has nlso enconr- rl the liospilal boards in the region to rationalize laundry ind linen services and labora- tory services. "The commission. In co- operation with (lie department, s preparing recommendations to government regarding the development ot home care pro- grams, and integrated lieallli zentres. If it can be proven that [ newer forms of health care delivery nre cosl-cffcctivc, you may ba assured llial we will .seriously consider the in- troduction ol the new methods. are nware of the liellc- villc, Ontario hostel project. This type of centre has been under review for some lime by all provinces and a research project was funded federally. The application of this type of service is under active consid eralion and forms part of our Provincial Health Care The minister said he agrees "In principle" with the Alberta Cliiiinher ot Commerce policy on health services: "That, out- pa t i c n f s day hospital care, night hospital care, plus home care programs should, for the sake of efficiency and eco- nomy, be developed auJ pro- moted throughout the prov- ince." AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Speakoff winners selected Janet Russell of (he McNalty Tailor Tack 4-H Clothing Club copped lop honors at the Leth- bridge and District 4-H public speaking compclition at the Lclhbridge Community College Friday. Debbie Thiessen of the Milk River Beef Cluh took second place with Carol Boras of Ihe Lefhbiidge-Northem Beef Club third. Donna Pavan ol the Ixjthbridge Foothills Light Horse Club placed fourth. There kwere 14 compelitors from 14 clubs. Judges for the speaking com- petition were Downs, Mm. Alvin Clark and Dour, Walker. Friday night's top two win- ners will be competing in the southwest regional finals in IxHhbridge April 15. The south- west district also includes Wil- low Creek, Pincher Creek, Cardston and Vulcan. The Lethbridge winners will be competing against winners from these areas. The south- west regional finals will he hold at the Lelhbridge Commu- nity College at 8 p.m. The southeast district (Ta- her, County ol 40-Mile, Med- icine Hal, Brooks) speaking competition will be held in Brooks, April II. Manners from the southeast and southwest regional finals will compete at Ihe senior 4-II southern Alberta public speak- ing finals in Calgary April 20. Junior members in southern Alberta will hold a speaking competition In Ixilhbridge April CLIFF BUCK, Certified Dentnl Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS fin ft quality mat o rial of low, low price I HOUSE OF FINE ART 409-5 Si. South Phone 328-1314 3rd door norlh of Greyhound Bui Depot Slore Hourn Tuei Wed. ond 5nT. 9 a.m. lo p.m. Thuri and Fri 9 n m. lo 9 p.m. spectators attend Native Winter Games JUST A PRACTICE SESSION Joy Matheson, 8, a Grodo 3 student at General Stewart School, practises his fishing technique on Ihe banks of a mud hole at 34lh St. and dth Ave. S. since his excursions to Henderson Lake (his year Haven't borne fruit fish, that is. Swihart pholo Tighten enrolment reins The Alberta School Trustees' Association plans to seek a meeting with Education Min- ister Lou Hyndman to press for Immediate action on "the problem" of foreign students enrolling In high schools in this province. "Foreign students arc enter- ing Cnnnda in ever increas- ing numbers and many a r o using Hie schools of Alberta and other provinces as a back door lo said Harold Gundcrson, ASTA presi- dent, in a press release. Air. Gunderson said school boards be advised nbout the problem and will lie asked that they not enrol stu- dents unless they have landed immigrant status, have a good command of the lan- guage and can pay non-resi- dent fees of a year. "The ASTA does rot to be tagged with a discrimina- tion said Mr. Gunder- son. "But Albertana should bo made aware (hat it costs al- most a year lo educate a high school student, and I don't see any reason why llio taxpayers of this country should bear the costs of educating an- other country's sludcnls." The release said 221 Chinese students enrolled in Alberta schools last year. Mr. Gundcrson said Alberta schools are being deluged with letters of application from for- eign students, mostly from Hong Kong, asking for permis- sion lo register in different high schools. "If the principal, for humane nUcntio7 or other reasons, writes a )cl- ter of permission to a student, then Iho student presents tho letter to the Canadian immi- gration student office and rccjucsls a visa which the immi- gralion office cannot refuse, "The student then turns up In Canada and cilher attends llio school applied to or turns up on the doorstep of any school, asking for admission." Mr. Gundcrson said he spoko lo one high school principal who had been contacted by an "educational brokerage firm" in Hong Kong, asking the prin- cipal to name the firm us his agent for the recruitment of Chinese students for which tha principal would pay so much cash on (.he barrel for each stu- dent delivered (o the school. "f think the whole situation needs a complele airing from tup to he said. Mr. Gunderson said the situ- ation has been brought to the atlention of the Canadian School THIS tees' Association and he expects it will be doall with in ils entirety at (he asso- ciation's national convention in Edmonton May. 28-30. Until (he problem is resolved, all school principals in Alberta should be instructed write to students not not alre Chinese students seek city schooling Ken Saner, principal of Lelh- bridge Collegiate Institute, said be receives about two let- ters a week from high school students in Hong Kone; asking about aUendinp LCI. And, he said, he lias also been contacted by an "educa- tional brokerage firm" in Hong King offering to recruit stu- dents for a head. received a letter from this firm last fall asking if they could he my agent. I just Jaughcd at it." Mr. Saner said when he ceives stucJcn Canada, lie sends them en- Irancc requirement and other information. huL doesn't send letters of acceptance. lie said (here are three Chin- ese students nt LCI at (lie pres- ent time. "This is their second year here and as far as T know, they came, lo Canada on the he said. There are also tliree Chinese in (hc permission to register, he said Another alternative suggested by Mr. Gimderson is for Cana- dian educators to make an in- dustry of the schools as far as foreign students are concerned. "There arc spaces available and maybe wo should say to countries: Sure, we will educate your young people, but for a price the same price Mint Canadian taxpayers have to pay for educating their own he said. By RUDY KAUGKN'KDKn Herald SlafC Writer Western Canada's version of the Arctic Winter (lames were officially kicked off on the I Blood [ndian Reserve in south-! crn Albcrla, Friday. About 500 Indian athletes i from Alberta, British Cohim- j bia, Manitoba and Saskatcti- j ewan will partake in the Ihreo- i day Western Native Winter Games. Some spectators took in openitig ceremonies at the Kai- nai Sports Centre in Standoff. Team captains from the va-' ions participating provinces carried provincial flags and 'janners into the sports centre to (he tune of Indians in full regalia chanting victory and welcome songs in the Blackfoot language. The games are sponsored by the Indian Sports; Olympic As- sociation of Alberla, a break- away group from Ihe Indian Association of Alberta, which was until recently City seeks safety officer The application deadline for the position of city salcty offi- cer has been extended u D t i I May" 11. Hay MpcPherson, assistant to the city manager, said the extension period resulted from an oversight by the city when the position was not publicly ad- vertised. The availability of the job was announced March 1G when the current safety officer, Bill Falconer, tendered his resigna- tion and indicated his plans to become a forest ranger at the West Castle ranger station near Pincher Creek. Announcement of the replace- ment for Mr. Falconer is not expected for at least two weeks, Mr. MacPherson said. "Several oilier persons at city hall have had training in safety and will be able to fill in until a replacement is f ed liy controversial Jwlfon i i leader, Harold Cardinal. i Although continent-wide In- j (crest surrounds' the native o r a n i niirms I throughout the I'niU'd Slates and as far as Mexico request- j ing information, thc-y luvc en- countered financial difficulty i since their inception last fall. Originally, federal support had been verbally promised from (In1 tnu ill of ht'.'iJtfi' ami welfare, INJil'CjL .-ays, hul none was if led However, ( carefully budgeting and small donations from many national and iiilc-r- national corporations, (he j panics will be conducted ,1! an r.nUcipated SB.000 delicit which IXSIJOI, unricnu-ilo. The gomes have- hcjc'n ac- claimed by politicians and I sports stars as n major con-' IrihiUor towards the develop- ment of Indian athletes; break- ing clou'n (he camniuriiaitioii barriers which among In- dians themselves; and the fore- runner (o c and vSoufh American nil-Indian type of Olympic event. Edmonton Alderman Dave I Ward said, "the games will do more for Indians than all the! political hnninging that has f I occurred In the past 50 years." j They cmild become a symbol I of advancement for the socially deprived peoples of the he said. j Former world liglit-heavy- weight boxing champion Ar- chie Moore joined former Na- tional Basketball Association Boston Celtic player and coacli: Bill Russell end George Arm- strong, ot the National Hockey League's Toronto Maple Lenfs, in predicting that the games will expand lo an inler-eon- tineiit all-Indian event. All three attended n prc-win- tcr b.wjuet In Lelli- Thursday. INSl'OL hope In Die nr, nn- IHKll CVC'Ilt llii1 CilTIH'S U-- calirm changing ouch lime they occur. Indian alliMcs hum the ijroviiK'e.; roncluclcd biis'kr! ;md huxnu: prior to pa: in tlir Ho'Ji Jd'j.'f s be vyhr; fur iiuxVls in thiH event. At !hc- ol Ihc games, poiiil lulnls lor win? [ind will he calculated i or p.'ich province '.vilh Iho p r ri v i n c c havim; the most points the apgrcgiilo point trophy. Alberta and ji.C. have (he lat pest coiUmyt'iiis of athletes on hajul wilh sud J-ll, re- spectively, followed by Sns- katdiewan and Mai-.ito'ua with 103 km! 10'! participants. r., >vater he said. "Safety is a 24-hours-a-d a y Job in a corporation tlie size of the city of Leihbridge. In con- sidering applications we are looking for persons with exper- ience in many fields." Necessary background tor the job should include a know- ledge o[ electricity, driving, workmen's compen- sation regulations and the abil- ity to get along with people, students at Winston Churchill High School, said principal Wayne Tt-rriff. "Two of Ilicni moved bore letter from a Chinese i with their families but I don t (o conic (o the third one. I think she came here under the f snme c ire inn stances.1 Dispose-All finishes next week fine for silence Reunion tonight The 2011. Anti-Tank Battery Association is holding a re- u n i o n in the Normandy I.ountie of the General Stewart branch, Itoyal Canadian Le- gion, at toiiighl. Dwayne Hoof of Lethbridge was fined ?100, assessed ID court costs and had his Alberta driver's licence suspended for two monUis w hen he pleaded guilty to a charge of failing lo notify the owner of a parked car of damage. As an alternative to (he fine ho was sentenced to 30 days in jail. I Court was told Hoof was cur- The City of Lethbridge wllllrcntly serving n 30 day sen- hc calling a pnhlic tender for tencc al lllfi Ixsthbrirfgo Corrcc- I Speed shop to open in city Trojan Automotive Llcl. open a now shop for higli per- formance accessories at 210 13th St. S. April in. The shop will he Ihe only one ot its kind in (lie city, accord- ing to Ihe owner, John dcun- ther. The speed shop, managed by Dave Hay, will handle Cyclone headers, Offenhauser clutches, Weber manifolds, MaUory dis- tributors, Hurst shifters, Arisen mag rims and an entire line of pacer equipment for Volks- wagens. Trojan Aulomofives lifts had I a shop in operation in Calgary for (lie pnst five years. I Tlie local branch will have a inventory including equipment for lioth sired, and Ir.irk machines, Mr. Gnnnlhcr said. works okay The Herald Legislature llurcau EDMONTON The department (if the environment approved 3 million worth of pcwajzc ami systems dur- ing February. Tho work included a treated water storage facility ot Coalclfilc1. a sanitary Fewer M I. ell ili ridge and sew- age treatment facilities at Mag- rath. The standards arid approvals division of ths environment de- pnrdnGnt must approve plans before construction starts on "any plant, structure or thmg" which may cause pollution. Approval was pr anted, for n wigwnm burner at Slave Lake. Tho aprit'oviil slates (hat the lumber company must set up and maintain clustfall stations and report uionlhly on amount of pollution. Tho largest approval for wa- fer and sewage construction was to Ihe city of Edmonton. The division also approved swimming pool construction in Vulcan Tli mbey Ed monton and Medicine Hal. refuse disposal services .it the .Mr. Tcmff sai.1 h ml I mi'lnry landfill, a city ELECTRONIC AIR CLEANERS C and A Sheet Metal 1709 2 Ave. S. Ph. 328-5973 received any loiters from stu- I 'tmcnl slwkcsman dents in China and has mil been contact erf Jiy (he jo-c.illed brokerage CMHA meeting Tbr. ('nn.irhan llcrilll) AKsarialion. Fniithprn Albert n branch, will liold n board meet- ing at the Lelhbridgc Munic- ipal Hospital nurses' residence Monday at 7 p.m. Monal Institution for breaking nnd Carter's WAGRATH FORD SALES and SERVICE FODO DEALERS- FOR OVER 44 YEARS said He said Ihe present one-year conti'ncl vvilli Dispose-All Srr- Ltd, in Tnl'Tary, hp tcrminnlcrl April -nut] tl-.t! conlrnrl will mi( lir. "Tlieir sorvirps not linen frmnfl 'o ho he sairl. Tlie rily paid B month to Dispose-All. "The sanitary lamlfill will ho In operation after April IS and before a now contract is the spokesman said. "Tlie dnto for callinp; the ten- der hns not hecn determined." Kefore conlractinf! Oisposc- All, the city operated Hie sani- tary lamlfill. A spokesman for Disposo-AlJ said ils commercial and indus- trial refuse pick-np services continue as usual. Anglo Dislribulora SERVICE CENTRE <119 5th Street South Phone 328-6922 NOW OPEN Government licensed Technician (o Televisions ond Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO i HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phonu 326-3386 HOUSEWARES CLEARANCE! WAU THERMOMETERS By Spntiglield. Dark and brask Reg. 8.95 Each CIEARINC AT, EACH 0.00 Medium and Fog. .7 95 CLEARING AT, PROVEN ELECTRIC PRY PAN (3 Onlv) Kcrj. 17.95 CLEARING AT, EACH 14.00 SALTON ELECTRIC EGG COOKER AND POACHER (2 Only) Reg. 29.95 Enth CLEARING AT, EACH 25.OO Call Houiewares 3J7-5747 DOWNTOWN 9 Tantalizing Chinese Food (ft Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your rioor steaming hoi No Delivery Charge for Orders over 327.02-10 From Tho 327-2297 I 5sf CPR Open Wcckdayi 7 a.m. 2 a.m. Sunday! II a m. 9 p.m. TERRY BIAND PHOTOGRAPHY LTD., 1224 3rd Avenue South, letlibridge, Alberta, for professional photography by professionals specializing rn informal ond formal wodding photographs. TERRY BLAND PHOTOGRAPHY LTD., 122.1 3rd Avenue South, Lothbridge, Alberto, for kiddies' day every Thursday, for children's portraits, family reunions, graduations, weddings, anniversaries, business portraits, passports, application photographs, copy work and restoration of old photographs, TERRY BLAND PHOTOGRAPHY LTD., 1224 3rd Avenue South, Lelhbridge, Alberta, for custom framing, photo finishing in color and black ond white, amateur enlargement, fashion and catalogue photography, com- mercial, industrial and architectural pholograpity, aerial pholography, progress photography, business meetings, educational seminars, church groups, confirmations, Bar Milzvahs, convention photographs. TERRY BLAND PHOTOGRAPHY LTD., 1224 3rd Avenuo South, Lethbridge, Alberta, for photographic equipment, dark room equipment, projector rentals, photographic notebooks and textbooks, technical brochures, reference notebooks, negative filing systems. Iden- lical aervicci and facilities available ot our Taber Studio ot 5314 49th Avenun, Taber, Alberta. Remember it's Terry Bland Pholography Ltd. 1224 3rd Ave. South, Lelhbridge for all your photographic needs. ;