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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE UTIIBRIDGJ HERAID Tuesday, Autjuil 15, W> Open house at U of L will introduce students Ml UmvorsLly i'f l-cthbrirtgc applicants for Ihc fall semester who luive not had a diani'p to look at (hi- nw have licen mviK'd to lake part in an informal evening inchuling din- ner, tours discussions. The set for Tlnirs- commit- ment has been made no agreement has been reached. The entire proposal may never get past the discussion stage. It is now in the hands of senior administrators nt the U of L and will be thoroughly stu- died before further discussions Inke place. Dr. Stanley Chase, president of Ihe Medicine Hat college, said the idea was hom during the summer and a proposal formulated. "We've just made an Initial proposal, but whnl, if any- thing, comes of it, I can't lie said. Dr. Chase said the long- r.-ingc objective of the proposal is to offer enough U of L courses in Medicine !Iat to Eillow students in that city to stay nt home and still gel a university degree. "In (he first stage, ttiey would probably he able to gel haps years of the program Dr. CLisc predicted. Medicine Hat officials arc hopeful that U of L extension courses which have beca offer- ed at the college will he ex- panded this fall to include both education and arts and science courses. i Capital punishing advocates to march Advocates of capital punish- ment will march on Ihe Leth- iridge city police station early ''riday morning prior to a court appearance by David Vllliam Threinen, who is charged with the slaying of An- gela Huemer, 16, during the Janada Day weekend. Threinen, 24, is now complet- ng 3 30-day psychiatric remand n the Alberta Hospital at Pon- ika. One of the march organizers, landy Longhocfer, a student at Vinston Churchill High School, said "quite a few people" arc expected to take part. "I don't know how many will there a lot of people we have talked to say they will bringing others with said, "We are making about 50 Blgns." Angela's parents, Mr. and tfrs. Joachim Huemer are also expected to participate in the march. The marchers will meet in 3alt Gardens around 7 a.m. and then move to the cily police station to demonstrate until Threinen appears in court at The marchers will be carry- ing signs calling for a return :o capital punishment in Can- ada. "Whatever Happened to the Good Old Days of Capital Pun- "Capital punishment Is A Must for Canada." These are two of the sign slogans which demonstrators will carry during the march. Police Chief Ralph Michclson said if the demonstrators plan to march on the streets, they will need ;i special permit from city hall. But If they only plan to parade on the sidewalk in front of the police station, no permit will be required. "We have to have a traffic patrolman on hand if a large number of people will he mar- ching on the said Chief Michclson. The cliief who was unaware of the planned march until con- tacted by Tho Herald, added that he is "sympathetic" lo the cause hut feels Ite timing Is in poor taste. "They have a right to demon- strate for a cause, but it seems to me it would lie in poor taste to do it during the he said. Tlireinen was arrested in the early morning hours of July 15 soon after the girl's body was discovered In a ditch alongside a gravel road north of Park Lake. He was later remanded for a 30-day mental examination at Ponoka. Dr. Chase said this would he a good tost to see bow students react to Die possible opportunity for full degree courses. Dr. Chase said although tha Mcnicino Hat college is affil- iated with the University of Calgary, he feels the U of 1. could make valuable inroads by offering more degree courses. "Many of our students aro looking al the U of L because of its said Dr. Chase. "The fuel that it's close Is Medicine Hat makes it very attractive to our students." Dr. Chase said he believes such an arrangement would be unique in Canada. "It would be quite innovative. I has'en'l heard of anything elsu like it in Canada. "This is an idea that has real potential." Dr. Osvcn Holmes, vice-presi- dent of the U of L, said "we t arc not unrcceptive lo the but it has lo be looked al very carefully. "All (hat has happened so far is that Ihe people in Medi- cine Hat have submitted an idea and we ore discussing said Dr. Holmes. Moth officials said even If a decision was made to go ahead with the proposal, it would take some time to work out the de- tails. "I don't really anticipate anything for at least a year. There would be considerable detail to be worked out before any agreement could be mado said Dr. Ctiase. JVew tennis CO open Tlie official opening of UK new Henderson Park tennis courts will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Mayor Andy Anderson will direct the ceremony during tho weekend tournament scheduled by the Lethbridgc Tennis Club. The public is invited to allcnd Ihe opening and view the new courts, located just east oi the Henderson Lake ball park. Sacred singers here Thursday A group referred to as "Chi- cagoland's equivalent of thn famous Von Trapp Singers" will perform In Lcthbridge this week. The James Murk Family Mus- icale of Wheaton, III., will pre- sent a sacred concert in tha Lethbridgc Alliance Church, 1202 3rd Ave, S. Thursday it p.m. Tho Murk Family lias given more than presentations in the United States, Canada and several foreign countries. It has performed for the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C. and for numerous business corpor- ations, service clubs, civic groups, conventions, confer- ences and schools. Tho group consists of falher and mother (Jim and Donna) and their five children who all sing and play the piano. The musical background for the Murk Family concerts Is provided by Belly Bowman, who also arranges many of the selections for the. musicale. ATTENTION FARMERS HARVEST SPECIALS Vi" x 6' FIR REEL SLATS 12 ft, long 14 ft. long 3-75 16 ft. long 4-00 Waterproof Spruce Plywood 4' x 8' GRADE Thick Thick -39 ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. 2nd Ave. and 13th St. S. Phone 328-3301 'Your Pioneer Lumber Dealer Since 1925' ;