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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THt UTHMUOCC HEtAlD April M, 1970 Fall School Term In City Will Start On August 25 Lethbrkige public and sep- arate school students will re- turn to classes this year on Aug. 25, with classes extended by 30 minutes for the fall mesier. In a joint meeting between the public and separate school boards, city school trustees also decided that the fall seirester would close Dec. 23. School will start Aug. 24 for teachers, al- lowing a day of prejiaralkM time, and Labor Day (Sept. Thanksgiving Day (Oct. 12) and Remembrance Day (NOT. 11) will be school holidays. Dates for the spring semester will be decided at i later date, as the trustees returned an ini- tial recommendation from their joint divided school year com- S Indents Expo Trip Short Passengers There is a good chance that more than 140 Lethbridge jun- ior and senior high school stu- dents will misis a two-week char- ter trip to Expo 70 In Japan, unless about 70 new student pas- sengers can be found within the next few days. The trip is scheduled for June IB to 30. The student charter has been scheduled for more than a year, and was originally de- signed to accommodate 140 Leth- bridge students and TO to 80 sfaderis from Calgary. Lethbridge organizers for the trip, Wendell and Lynda Mills, were informed this week that the Calgary section of the flight has been cancelled due to lack of interest, acd the charter service is unable to con- tinue the particular flight un- less the place is filled. The faro is including travel, two weeks of accom- modations and breakfast ant supper each day. A one-week stay in Tokyo and a week al Osaka 70 is included in the price The trip win be well-chaper oned, with a teacher 'included for every 25 students. Everyone who was a regis- tered student within the last six months, including junior and senior high students, adults registered in evening credit programs at the Leth- bridge Community College or the University of Lethbridge, plus regular LCC and U of L day students, Is eligible for the charter. Students could come from Sentencing Postponed Sentencing van postponed un- til June 12 when two Letfabridge youths, Lawrence John Ras- mussen, 16, and Edward Paul Kurjanczyk, n, appeared in District Court Tuesday, cod pleaded guilty on two each of trafficking in LSD. Chief Judge L. S. Turcotte said in reserving, the sen- drug abuse must be but at the same time KC must be given some- one of this age if they have a school term to finish. Kurjanczyk is a Grade 11 stu- dent. Bail was again set at SJOO cash for each youth. Rasmussen and Kurjanczyk were charged with selling LSD on Jan. 20 and 22. RCMP un- dercover agenfs are reported to have made the purchase. Both were arrested March 12 in Lethbridge. anywhere in Alberta for the trip. Everyone interested is ask- ed to contact Mr. or Mrs. Mills immediately at or through Wilson Junior'High School at 327-6947. If sufficient interest is not shown by Thursday or Friday, the trip will be cancelled. mittee (which indudec teach- ers and administrators) lor consideratHB. It is likely the trustees witt eventually approve second se- mester dates as follows: Teachers return Jan. 5, and students return Jan. 7. The se- mester terminates June 8, after Btidays i n c 1 u d ing mid-term break Feb. 12, teachers' con- vention Feb. 25 and X, special day March 19, Good Friday April I, Easier holidays April 12 to IS and Victoria Day May 24. The divided school year eetn- mittee had recommended open- ing day as Jan. C for teachai and Jan. 7 for students, and end on June 4. Trus- tees thought parents have indi- cated a preference for the eth- er dates. The trustees also betrd I preu'nanary evaluation reoort on the divided school year pre- pared by University of Leth- bridge education professor Dr. Vern Dravland. The preliminary report makes no but shows parents to be gen- erally in favor of the se- mesterized divided school year. The report shows mat most teachers prefer an a.m. starting time. Parents are split between an and S a.m. start, and elementary school students prefer S and sen- ior high school students prefer a.m. Most were unanimous in pre- ferring a one-hour lunch period. Parents, students and. teach- ers all favorad an Aug. 25 Teen Clefs Set Keen Pace With Festival Mark Of 92 The It voice gjrle' choir, Teen Lethbricfce Clefs, con- ooued la iet the .pace at OK Lethbridge Mid Dfctriet Music Festival when (her relieved a top mark of 92 Tues- day. II vac the highest mark awarded in the first tar days rf the eight day fttUvti. The choir the 12 from Robert Inria for New York Professor To Lecture Literature and the Invisible Header win be the subject of a special address Thursday at 8 p.m. at the University of Leth- bridge by Dr. Louise M. Rosen- blatt, professor of English edu- cation at New York University. Dr. Rosenblatt will be the guest of the U of L English their "beautiful-1 ty paced aad "knagi- native, noetic siaciaf" in the choral societies for eom- petBon l) years lad under. Conducted by Lethbridge reg- istered music teacher Anne Campbell, the choir, with the Anne Canpbefl Stagers and Soprano Liadi Johnson, had received the feativtl't previoui top mark of N Monday. Tueaday ate signalled the first M In plan danes, award- ed by adjudicator Harold Za- hrack ta Jeffrey Catania of Lethbridge. Mr. Caiman, whnae previous top mark wat M, broke the bamer win his perfornacoe in the open piano ado daat. Mr. Zabraek vto described the K-year-oU pianist's work as spent 20 minutes with Mr. Catalan at UK conclu- sion of me daw ia a public adjudication perferm- that St. BariTt tad the marpn, was greeted with and applause bjr the aning partkapanbi. Sessions oanbaued today four centra Mem- orial Centre, St arish Han, Church Hall and Theatre. Tonight at 7 the pragran at Sonthmiaster iadndex B pipe orgas, church sacred Mint aad or- atorio. The Yates agenda, to 4art at 30, features CDCB retitals. One of the of Thursday afternoon's program the Erst class, about at Yates, in musical theatre 12 yean and Centre, and will the Kate Andrews Rezoning Of Drive Considered Drug Case Remanded Court acUon in the case of 20 year old Lettbridge youth Rickey Wayne Lee on a charge of possession of marijuana was y adjourned to May 13, when Lee appeared in Lethbridge mag- istrate's court Wednesday. Counsel for Lee asked for the adjournment to complete prep- arations for the case. Lee was arrested on the charge April 13, appeared in City council is going to study the possibility of rezoning cer- tain areas of Mayor Magrath Drive. The study is to be done with- in four weeks. It was sparked by an application from Henry Gretzinger to build a high-rise motel on Mayor Magrath Drive. This would require re-zoning. His application was tabled by council to be reviewed follow- ing the study. in the development starting date with the school day 30 minutes longer than in the second semester (in order to comply with department of education regulations concern- ing total instruction Almost all favored a Jan. 7 to June 10 spring semester. Strzelecki Given Leave Public schools assistant so- perintendeot LeeStnelecki was granted a two-year professional leave of absence Tuesday by the Lethbridge public school board, effective June IS. Mr. Strzelecki will spend the nert two years completing his doctorate in education at fte University of Oregon, where he has already taken several sum- mer school classes. He toid the board he has be- come convinced that education administrators must specialize and increase their training in the light of rapid developments taking place today in aC facets Coaldale Artist Creates 40scar' Comefius (Corny) Martens, Coaldale artist, has the distinc- tion of being the creator of Al- berta's 'Oscar1, a statuette of early-day guide Jerry Potts. The statuette, adopted by the Travel and Convention Associa- tion of Southern Alberta, will be awarded annually to the candi- date voted as the most out- standing contributor to the field of tourism in southern Al- berta. Jerry Potts, a guide and inter- preter to the North West Mount- ed Police between 1874-1896, is regarded as one of the most colorful characters in southern Alberta's early history. Mr. Martens, concerned that too much local Misery is lost or misplaced in American leg- end, is attempting to recreate throueh his talents, some of the leading characters who Edncation speak in Building lecture theatre. She-has worked extensrvety hi specuU education, particular- ly in the field of reading, and written a number of books on language arts and readhig de- velopment, which is the bask All sewont are opee to the public. _ session. The open classes (for any age) continue to rack up the top scores, but entrants in tie school choruses have been dose on their heels. Tueaday saw a battle between St Basil'.; and Ray mood Elementary choruses in a lor pubne school divi- sion 2. Adjudicator John Pauk' requirement school Dr. Rosenblatt's for success in address Is "I hope to master the art of bronze casing Mr. Martens said, "when I travel I usually poke around museums to examine other hand-crafted articles. This is the best way to understand the art. Crafts- manship went out years ago, at the onset of the machine age." open to the public, and teach- ers and education students are especially invited. standards for Mayor Magrath Drive win be considered in the study. City directors and officials of the pldman River Regional Planning Commission wil icake submissions to city coun- cil regarding the possible ra- zoring. of education. Mr. Strzelecki plans to re- turn to the public jcfaool dk- trict in June, 1972. court and the case manded to April 29. was re- QUAUTY DENTURE CLINIC 124 Stfi St. S. Fh. CapM Fornilvra EDDY DIETRICH, C.D.M. Lakeview Appointment Lawrence L. Yanick, a teach- er at Westminster Elementary School, was appointed acting vice-prinrinal of the Lakeview Elementary School for 1970-1971 by the Lethbridge public school board Tuesday. Mr. Yanick was chosen from among four applicants, all city teachers. He win temporarily replace Willis Bell, who is returning to university for a year to com- plete his E.Ed, requirements. File For Work mm ONS LAND UfT LIJDEN ONTZET HIEP HIEP HOERA! WIJ ZUN WEER VRU Herinnert U zicrt nog de bevrijdingsdag? Wy hopen Canada to danken door middel van een gift. Helpf nm door Uw bljdrag. voor een gift. TE STUREN NAAR: THE DUTCH CANADIAN COMMITTEE 1945-1970 IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA r.O. SOX 49S, lETHBRlDGI, AISERTA tool UlhbrMga en trict del eeitlg dot- haar dollar goal haalt, J, VRIENO Viet Trei., Prof. J. SCHUYFf P. HANHART CA The Canada Manpower cen- tre at Lerhbridge reports applications for jobs have been filed by studenU (one-third from high schools) in the cur- rent hire-a-student week. Job 'opportunities from em- ployers have been slow in be- ing registered with the man- power centre. One-half the applications filed to date are from girls. This presents a problem, said a manpower official, because most jobs in the trades are for niale workers. Employers with opportuni- ties, especially for girli, are asked to submit them to the manpower centre. Six students are DOW working on the central committee for the hire a student campaign. Three of them are soliciting op- portunities from business and industry. opened the west. He has already done consid- erable sketching of the range- land and scenery around the coulees. However, about fair years ago when he became in- terested in working with clay, he realized mat through figur- ines such as Jerry Potts he would be more able to depict historical personalities. "I became interested ta this ancient craft by he explained, "A few years ago, mere was a demonstration of ceramics on the televison sta- tion where I am promotional manager. The women seemed to enjoy this skin, and while I had always regarded it as a feminine interest, I began to see its potential for me." Mr. Martens pursued this in- terest to the point where he has perfected Ms own methods, and also selected specific, tools for the fine, intricate detail work around facial expressions and garments. Jerry Potts is to be cast fa fibre glass to give rt a bronze sheen. Police Seek Missing Girl City police are asking the as- sistance of Lethbridge resi- dents in locating Marlene Yee, 15, of 24 Ave. and 17 St. S. Miss Yee left home April 25 and has not been'seen since. Her description is: height, five feet, one inch; weight, 132 pounds; hair, black; eyes, brown; nationality, Chinese; of neat appearance and medium build. She was last reported wear- ing blue jeans, black coat and runners. Anybody knowing her where- abouts: acted to call city po- lice at 328-4444. Former Editoi Speaks Here On Tuesday FURRIERS FUR COAT STORAGE TIME THE LETHBRIDGE FURRIERS PHONE 327-2209 Port Hours Announced The Canadian port director of customs advises the follow- ing Alberta Montana border crossing times. At Peigrn Carway, com- mencing May 1 daily port hours will be from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. mountain daylight time. Summer schedule will be- gin June 1, with port hours from 0 a.m. to 12 midnight, mountain daylight time. The Chief Mountain border station to Waterton Park will open for the season May 15, with daily port hours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. On June 1 the hours will be extended from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. mountain day- light time. Sharps And Flats Piano adjudicator Harold Za- brack asking students to "please begin by reading what the composer has to say. Give the guy a break." Accor- dion adjudicator Mergei commenting on the mistake- free performance of a competi- tor who had withdrawn Mrs. F ore ice AynMg, judging the Charles Dicken's prose .dan, with a few slight gestures, portraying ihat "slimy hypocrite, Uriah School classes adjudicator Jot. Pails telling Grade 9 "right now you are either beginning to convey beauty or turnlng-off from society." Fine A Lethbridge man, Tony Al- vin Yanke, was fined and costs in magistrate's court for exceeding the posted speed lim- Harokl Rogers, former arts and entertainment editor of The Christian Science Mmitor, will lecture on The Family of Man Tuesday at 8 p.m. hi St. Augus- tine's Paris'. Hall The. address is sponsored by the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Lethbridge. Mr. Rogers, who became a member of the Christian Science board of lectureship in 1968, win relate several in- stances of healing through deep- er understanding of the. two great divine commandments- love for God and love for man. lie will discuss his experience at an international music critics' conference in Finland where apphcation of Christian Science principles resolved na- tionalistic conflict among dele- gates, a newsletter slates. .The annual lecture it open, and free, to the public. Licence Deadline Thursday Thursday is tfae deadline tor purchasing 1970 motor vehid licence plates. The Motor Associa- tion reports sales are steady with passenger, z-truck, trailer and motor scooter plates sales up froa. 1969 and farm plates down. The bet chance to boy plates through the Lettbridge AMA 5 p.m. tomorrow. The AterUmottr veHcfe in Leihbndge reportet brisk business Wednesda morning. To date this year, the branch has sold a total of licenc plates, compared to the same date last year. Total passtnger vehicle, cences to date this year compared to at UK same time last year. Tape Aids Approved Cassette tape reading equipment worth for the Lethbridge Collegiate Insti- tute's language laboratory was ipproved Tuesday by the Leth- bridge public school board. The eojmpment wffl ba ajp- by mttrnctomatic, Inc. The board also auumed a change of the she of the lan- guage lab at LCI leuuniug ages -in the school'! aoVfi- to accommodate nteroal scheduling problems. The board also appiwed ex- penditure of for changes in the Susie Bawden Elemen- tary School addition. The changes -include installation of asphalt paving and curbs on part of the playground, costing One coats of punt in- stead of two as plan- ned, c o s t ing an extra and changes in carpeting, floor tile and rubber rack mam. More Gty News Page 23 UofL I Contracts Let About in contracts has been awarded by the Uni- versity of Lethbridge ha- fe West Lethbridge campus. Bordigon Masonry Limited, of Vancouver, wiH supply and erect precast, prestressed con- crete beams valued at Bordigon will likely manufac- ture the beams on the site. The precast beams an known ES double-tees because of their shape, and form the structural floor system for the academic levels of the building. A contract for placing of reinforcing steel was award- ed to Western Reinforcing Steel U mi led of Saskatoon. A contract for installation of electrical work in the residence portion of the nine storey by 900-foot building has-been de- ferred due to design changes, with fte three lowest tenders invited to resubmit bids. of HIIRO and living EXPAND POTENTIAL REALIZE MORE HAPPINESS through TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION PUBLIC LECTURE PEMMICAN CLUB p.m. FRIDAY MAY 1st NO ADMKSIOH CHARM Urvversi it by more than 30 mph. Mr. Yanke was stopped by city police on Highway 3 west going over (he Oldman River bridge. The speed Hmlt la 50 mph. CUSTOMERS The number of customers serv- ed by the city of Lethbridge electric system in 1989- were 12.S5C compared to 10.M2 in 1959. Kaiser Trip Is Cancelled A field trip to the mine pit of Kaiser Resources Ltd. at Sparwood, B.C. scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled. Kaiser officials said severe road conditions to the pit made the cancellation necessary. A new dale for the visit and lour of the Kaiser operations will be announced when condi- twos are mon suiutk. SAVE TO 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFHR KM MOST CARS FREE MSTAUATJON 10 MINUTI rMSTAUATtON UFETWE GUARANTtfD WUmitS FREE msncnoN AND ESTIMATES AU AT Notice to prospective applicants' The last day for receiving applications for admission to the 1970-71 session is July 2, 1970, for all programs except and Library Science, However, Grade 12 students from Alberta who are considering applyini ire requested to do so or soon as possible, Forms and additional information may be obtained from the Registrar, Administration Building, The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. Q Official transcript! of Grade 12 marks must also be requested early if they ire to reach the University in lime, rj Any student who hat already written Grade 12 examination should request that an up-to-date transcript of hfc record be sent by the Examinations Branch, Department of Education, Government of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (o the University, rj Any student writing Grade 12 examinations in lune, 1970, should request a tramcript showing the result! of those examinations, n ;