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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Jerry Jjlana s A. E. CROSS JLtJ. WHHE EVERY THURSDAY IS "KIDDIES" DAY PHONE The Icthbddge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, April 29, 1970 PAGES 17 TO 32 RESTAURANT AMD PANCAKE HOUSE lANOUtT FACIUTtES FOR 75 KOPU Divided School Year Issue Separate School Chairman Resigns Dr. W. J. .Cranley resigned Tuesday evening (ram the Leth. bridge separate school board over what he termed a "snow job demand for rubber stamp approval" of the divided school year, by public and separate schools superintendents Dr. 0. P. Larson and Bob Kimmitt. Dr. Cranley, who was chair- man of the separate school board and has been a trustee for a number of years, said he favored continuation of the di- vided school year, but wanted time to consider it properly. His resignation followed a brief joint meeting of tfee pub- he aed Separate school boards at which a preliminary evalua- tion report written by Univer- sity of Lelhbridge education pro- essor Dr. Vern Dravland was jresenfed. The trustees also received a report with recommendations for dates of the 1970-1971 school year from a joint public and separate school district committee. Dr. Cranley said trustees should spend more time con- sidering Dr. Dravland's report (which generally favors the di- vided year) before accepting the committee's recommenda- tions. "I only received my copy the report he said. "I don't know why the superin- tendents pushed it through like that, but their attitude was con- Schools Group For Bargaining mptuous and derogatory-" He said the rest of the sep- rale school board, with the ex- ception of trustee Dr. Tom Jelling, who was absent, was favof of the recommended ates for the coming year. Separate school trustee John loras, vice-chairman of the said he could make no comment on Dr. Cranley's until he discussed with him. Mr. Boras will ikely become board chairman. A by-election Mill likely be ailed to fill the vacant seat, and Dr. Cranley said he may run again "to bring this thing o the public where it belongs: t's trustees who represent the people, not the superin- endents.1 80 ANIMALS PLANNED WM Be Open To The Public By Mid-July 180- Acre Game Farm Planned Near City Plans to develop a 180-acre game farm about two miles south of Lethbridge on High- way 5 were announced today by Dr. C. D. Stewart, who hopes to .have the farm open to the public by mid-July. Dr. Stewart, who is president of the Letbbridge Community CoBege, said he plans to spend about on the develop- ment this year and a further in 1371. Eventually, be said, the Stewart Game Farm Ltd. will be worth more than He said he will employ a manager to operate it, since he plans to retain his present LCC position, and LCC students to help, Ijr. Stewart has received ap- proval for Ihe farm from the Oldman River Regional Plan- ning Commission and the Al- berta department of lands anc forests fish and wildlife branch The farm will cover most of the land, divided by a coulee and will be surrounded by i seven foot high steel mesh fence. Dr. Stewart said it is the ful filment of a lifelong ambition and he plans to build his home oa the farm. "I see a lot of advantages in as well as the opportunity to around he said. It win give the general pub- lic -an opportunity to see wild animals they wouldn't other- wiic see, and to see farm ani- mals too. "It will also work in well with some of the eomrniBJty college WESTMINSTER DRUGS Shopping 13th St. N. Fhom 3217I33 and Prescriptions only 327-6W. FOR FREE DELIVERY Prvscription Snvtce Exclnrri North Lethbridoo lovton HOURS: 9 a.m. to p.m. Monday nVv Friday Satvnkry 9 a.m. to p.m. Clotod Sunday and Holiday! outdoor recreation programs, since it will give the students a place to see the animals in their natural habitat and to conduct research on them." He said it would also give school students from Leth- bridge and' the surrounding communities the opportunky to study outdoors conservation and control of pollution of na- ture. "They'll be able to small wilderness'. area see and farm that stresses cleanliness with no cigarette butts, gum and chocolate bar wrappers and the siner garbage that usually gets spread around. "It will show them what a 4GT TV Netivork Application Surprise To Local Firms The Alberta government is; applying to the Canadian Ra- io-Television Commission for establishment of cable televi- ion network in Ihe province, iut apparently the present able operators have no idea what it all means. Telephones Minister Ray Reir- erson said Tuesday the govern- ment hoped lo establish a TV network, through Alberta Gov- ernment Telephones only, ini- tially touching .on 10 major cities, including Lethbridge. Under the proposal, the sys- tem would carry one commer- cial and one non-commercial U.S. TV network out of Spokane via Salmo, B.C. It is not known what com mercial channel the govern- ment has in mind. The non- commercial would be the U.S. publicly-backed National Edu- cational Television. However Doug manager of Cablevision Leth- bridge Ltd., said this morning lie government has had "no1 observation with us, no cor- respondence. We wish the gov- ernment would let us know hat they're doing. They go read with announcements like lis and we (including Cable- ision Medicine Hat Ltd.) don't know Mrtiat's going on." U is not known if the ACT microwave would add two new hannels to the present Leth- ridge cable set-up, or if the Deposed channels would cut in- o the two Great Falls channels now handled through CATV via off-air pickup. The CRTC last year banned xtension of U.S. programming rito Canada though microwave systems, effectively banning 1ETHKIDGE REFRIGERATION LTD. and AK CONDltlONrNG SRVICE 328-4333 MARQUIS BAKERY MARQUIS HOTEL ILOO. PHONt Specnri Prkn In Effect Thurxlay, FrMoy ind idwrdoy, April n, 30, ond May lit. Angel Cakes 69c Oranae Layer Cakes 69t Date, Date am! Nwt Loaf 47e algary and Edmonton from other than CBC and CTV pro- grams. However earlier this month, le commission sairt isolata areas would be allowed use o microwave for limited impor of U.S. broadcasting. Police Seek Knife-Point Robber City police are continuinj their search for a male sus >ect in connection with the nafe-point hold-up of a service station attendant m Lethbridge Monday. The attendant, at the Gul Service Station on Mayor Ma grath Drive, was robbed of iff, from the cash register and Ms own wallet, Police describe the suspect a about 20 years of age, 150 pounds and of stocky build. H is about five feet seven inches fall and has brown-blonde hair a thin face and pointed nose. Tentative Agreement On Contract Negotiators for the city an 28 city employed electrica workers reached a tentativ contract agreement Wednesda after a full morning of media ion talks. The agreement is subject ratification by city council ant union members. The agreement is to be presentei lo council Monday. City Manager Tom Ferguson said both parties agreed make no public statements be- fore Tuesday. The employees, members the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 254, pr viously voted in favor of latin strike action if negotiators fai ed lo reach satisfactory agreement. If either city council or electrical workers fail to rat: the tentative agreement, t workers could go on strike ne ean wilderness area can be e." Dr. Stewart plans lo acquire is animals in pairs, since be ys the greatest fascination is see the young with the adults nd farm raised wildlife tends adjust better to restricted reedom. He hopes to have pens and ncing completed by the end June, to house about W pairs Deluding moose, buffalo, elk, sheep, goats, caribou, bob- its, bears, most game birds, nd domestic ,farm animals uch as a colt, calf, pig- ts, ducks and geese. The larger animals will be need into areas of about 10 ores eacb, and wilder animals ill be caged. Dr. Stewart opes to acquire some more xotic foreign animals in a few ?ars. He plans lo have a small do- mestic farm setup for the do- mestic animals, including jam and other facilities. A coulee running through the roperty has a year-round stream, and several beavers me built dams on it which he ilans to retain. He will dam ANADA'S FINEST COLD FUR STORAGE CaM 327 4348 -for Rap'd Pick-up CANADIAN FURRIERS The Lethbridge public school district is now officially a mem- ber of the Lethbridge-Medicine Hat City School Authorities As- sociation, an employers' associ- ation that will include public and separate school boards from both cities. The board appointed its chairman, Alastair Mont, and trustee Dr. Doog HcPherson as its representatives on the as- sociation, with trustee Doug Card as an alternate. The association, which is al- lowed under terms of the new School Act and Labor Art, will deal primarily with collective .....and bargaining negotiations possible plebiscites, for addi- tional tax requisitions. John Boras, a Lethbridge sep- arate school trustee, is presi- dent of the association; Dr. Robert Gray, of Medicine Hat, is vice-president and Bert Rei- lander, Let hbridge separate schools secretary treasurer, is secretary. The membership is ap- proval for one year, and school boards will receive recom- mendations from associa- tion on matters it deals with, with final approval up to in- dividual boards. However, under terms of the new School Act, -the boards could formally agree to ac- cept one contract as binding on them all. In that event, the sin- gle collective contract would be between all school boards and all teachers in the two cities, although exceptions could be built hi conceding special dif- ferences. Trustee Bill Brown said he are we trustees and teach ers into two camps? Mr. Johnson added that the four boards also had to rec ognize their new circumfer ence: "It's bigger, and that1 economic power." Dr. McPherson said be could see no reason to meet with the teachers, since the association is now an accomplished fact. "We do owe them the cour- tesy of a he said, "but it's a forlorn hope that any amenities that exist among us as individuals will last into con- tract negotiations." Schools superintendent Dr. 0. P. Larson Witt include a fet- ter explaining the board's rea- sons for joining the LMHCSAA in the next monthly bulletin circulated monthly within the school district. In related business, the board received a letter from the city local of the Alberta Teachers' Association asking that collec live bargaining begin for the 1970-1971 contract. Trustees directed Dr. Larson to write to the ATA explaining that s i n c e the board now be- longs lo the LMHSCAA tlie teachers' letter will be referred to the association for action. smaller stream atop the ecu- was concerned that Ihe board ee banks lo form a small pond, in which he hopes to stock fash. There will be a U-foot wkte riding path around the game arm, and saddle horses win be available for those wishing to them. Milk River Mayor Fined Milk River Mayor Ralph Jeard, was fined and no costs when !.e appeared in magistrate's court in Milk Riv- ver on a charge of common assault. Mr. Beard was Involved in a skirmish with Milk River Al- derman Robert Bogle during a town council meeting. make it known to the teachers that the association intends to help the education system and make collective bargaining more efficient. "We're acting in good he said, "and we're not after Ihe teachers." Trustee Carl Johnson said be knew some teachers feared the association because it was new and different than anything in their previous experience. "Perhaps we should invite teachers to meet with us to ex- plain it to he said, LOVE COSMETICS LAURA SECORD CANDIES GO TOGETHER DRAFFIN'S DOWNTOWN DR. W. JT. CRANTET Send Her FLOWERS THIS MOTHER'S DAY MAY 10th ORMR NOW JM, arauis ower Shop Marquis Hotel Bldg. Phem 327-1515 icUrT HA BLACK MtotcA 1 Opt 1 EvMfiwi I mO UrT HACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. ACK DENTAL LAB MtotcAt panAiu Optn Sufnf CMyi i New at CAMM'Sl The Cloud Soft Story for Spring 70 (As illustrated) In black potent Also other styles ond newest colon in- cluding otter and popcorn. 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