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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta __ August 16, i972 TH( iDGE HERAID University., LCC preparing tor fall K. K- The University of Lclhliridgc awl Ihc LcliibridKc Coinmunily Collcgu will ho shutting down their summer sessions nenr the curl of Augu.sl, with most class- es ending Aug. and a few lasting until Aug. 25. LCC has only two .summer programs m progress during August tho mountain cltinh- iiif! part of the outdoor recrea- tion program nrnl the hor.sc- m'Liiship course. The U of L has find its sum- mer program divided into three sessions. The last session is in progress. Mcnno HoldL, assistant to the dean of nrls find science for education ;il the U of L, said or.e ul the las'. ACS sion'.s mere interesting courses is tl'ie workshop for teachers of Jndir.n students. Mr. Boldt said thai primarily leaciici'S arc enrolled in the summer sessions hut, "a higher proportion of regular .students are enrolling. Since some stu- dents can't gel jobs, (hey come back io furtlier their edu- cation." Complete evening degree pro grams will fie offered in six dis- ciplines beginning in Keptcm her. Majors provided ir sociology, history, political sci once, psychology, English ant art. Atfmi.ssion for the degree pro- gram may he gained under cither (he regular admission program or the special mature student procedure which is open to everyone over 19 years o ;ige who does not meet the rcg ular entrance requirements am who has heen away from for inal schooling for at least one year. Mr. Boldl said he feels the mature student entrance policy s not lowering the standards if the university. He .said stu- lenLs shouldn't be barred from mivcr.sity just because they lidn't lake Grade 12 seriously nd missed getting their matri- culation. The U of L is also offering a program of off-campus courses Harming Sept. 11. Instruction will be given in Blairmore, Hrooks, Cardslon, Clarcsholriv Foremost, Foil Macleod, Ala- Milk River, Pincher Crcek, Kaymnml, later ami Vulcan. LCC will offer its school of continuing education with some of the courses beginning in the fall and others starting in Jan- uary. An adult upgrading program and a business education pro- gram will be offered. Courses will be available in agriculture, physical education, homemak- ing, .sewing and languages. Several general interest and technical vocational courses will also be given. hiuf Wright seeks (Centre grant Sidewalk City's ambulance service not best it could be lly .IOK MA )lcralcl Stuff Writer Fire Chief Wilf Russell hastily snys lie is not a Communist, but 1m doe.s feel Ihc ambulance service is better in the Soviet Union than in thi.s country' That does not mean tho Rus- sians put human value economic eon side rations in sending doctor's and nurses with tho ambulance, Chief Rus- sell said. JJul rather, the Rus- sians figure nirt "it is cheaper io save a lifc and Ilicn the lien's h'boi1 on ;i farm or in a actory." Ncvci-llicluss, that the Rus- sians engage qualified medical workers in the ambulance ser- vice dues save many lives. The taxation system it: Can- ada hardly permits the of physicians in City seeks engineer The city is seeking a new civil engineer. Applications will lie received at city hall until Sept. 1 for ;i person with experience in traf- fic and highway design and construction. The job pays between and annually. Art Lulz will leave (he posi- lion Aug. 31 after three years as civil engineer. BALDWIN PIANOS and ORGANS BERTI SCHOOL of MUSIC 2646 SOUTH PARKSIDE DRIVE PHONE 327-0115 WILF linlance service, Chief Jlussel said. pointed out, however that in certain cities in Ih United States, final year intern arc used ir. the ambulance ser vice. Ambulance service is a "side line" of the fire department Lcthhridgc. The chief says h is proud of his men, hut 1 (toes feel the first-aid trninin s men have cannot compare ith the (raining of doctors and irsc.s. Chief liiisscll explained it is cry costly to operate an am- ulance service independently. has to be manned 2-1 hours day, every (lay of the year. ith ambulances, and each nibulance requires two pco- lo during an eight-hour shiSi. it cquires 1C people lo man the mcrgency system. There Is a minimum of nen on duty in tiie fire depart- ncnl. "Kven without operating ic ambulance service, we still ccd that many men on duty or Chief Russell aid. All firefighters have first-aid raining certified by SI. ,Iohn Ambulance. The fire department lies two ambulances, a 'ontiae purchased Aug. if, 1909, n converted Chevro- of the ambulance calls arc within the city. He said al- though the City of U'lhbriclgc provides ambulance service to the County of the county does not nay for any part of iLs financing. "We feel liiat a third ance is Chief Kusscll said. "We have to convince city hall officials that we need nr. extra ambulance just in .lly Retarded is in Toronto attending (lie Na- tional Institute of Mental Re- tardation seminar on experi- mental and. demonslration pro- jecLs. of bonne parents. so- eial workers ami volunteer ci'.i-! ijioups. i No. they are no! tearing down LCC President C. the; post office building, filc'.vart the college board i in front of the post of- lias approved in LAMlt proposal. t is to r'j is one of the five j turn to Letlibridge by district associations in Alberta of this month, lly Dion he will indication next month. The case." 13 Martin Brothers Ltd. Funeral purchased Mar. ct truck 9GG. Last year, the department re- sponded to calls and con veyed patients. On 103 occasions, first aid treatment rendered and on 46 oc- casions, inhalators were used to give the patients oxygen. That works out to one ambulance call every G.4 hours. Chief Russell said the aver- age time per call, that is the Lime from the moment the call is received to the moment the ambulance returns tn the fire station after conveying the pa- tients, is 27 minutes. "Because we are humans. I will not deny the fact that sometimes it may take up lo 20 minutes for the ambulance lo arrive at the scene, but un- der normal circumstances, all calls v.ill be responded to with- in 10 minutes in the the chief said. Wailing for ambulance lo ar- rive is a very personal thing, Chief Russell said. If one's dear ones are injured, "live minutes may seem 20 minutes to he said. Chief Ttusscll said 93 per cent iiTviee provides ambulance service for emergency trips lo Calgary if the patients nee.l .pccial'iKMl emergency treat- ment such as neurosurgery, Chief Russell said. Ncurosur- gery is not performed in Lclh- bridgc. Because the city has or.ly two ambulances, the fire depart- ment cannot risk settling one ambulance lo Calgary, leaving only one other lo handle the j calls. Chief Russell's thinking is that the city should have three ambulances, enabling it to send one to Calgary if required. The County of he said, should made to pay its part for Ihc ambulance ser- vice. Persons who subscribe lo Al- berta Health Care Insurance may have ambulance fee coverage every year. The city charges S15 per cal1. SI per return mile outside city limits. Martin Brothers charges be- tween and for a trip to Calgary. Chief Russell said if the city hauls patients to Cal- gaiy it would not charge thai much. Ambulance service is in fact making money for the fire de- partment, although it depends on the method of interpretation of the accounting procedures, the chief said. Before the Alberta Health Care Insurance came in, the city charged or.ly per city call. Mr. RuSvSell said the exist- ing bookkeeping is such that the ambulance service needs no have applied fur the ex- perimental and demonstration projects. The institute is to announce its selection proposal is for an integrated SO-hwl centre to built on the I-clhbridge Community college campus, for the fire of the menially re- tarded and pliysically handi- capped. Jt also provide training for students of the LCC school tte lice, on Ave. S., is purl it a .sidev.-aik renewal program for parts of Hie downtown area. Plans fur this slimmer also iwlutle sidewalk replacement whether i along 5th St. between 3rd and the propovd will j sih Ave. S. and on 4th Ave. be selected fur the project. ni.vir Sib St. Dr. Stewart said details of; A spokesman for the engine- the program of the proposed department said some of centre slill have to be [he sidewalks downtown, which out- The matter is no hands of the national i.-rlilutc. 1'OSTAI. NOTK Bwuk-s the main office, lliere are 12 offices anu 1M street mail in 'were put In 30 to years afro, are too badly deteriorated t'j renair and are being re- j'jul Strobcr Construction I.W. of Medicine Hat is under contract with the city for the sidewalk work. RANCHLAN-D MEATS EFFECTIVE THURS., FRI., SAT., AUG. 17, 18, 19 or RUMP ROAST Alberta's finesf rod or brand beef........Ib. Finest Alberta Sccf staffing on the books. THURSDAY ONLY FEATURE From a.m. lil! p.m. FRYING CHICKEN Choice lite side, Yountj Alberta Pork..............Ib. Ground Beef Canada Ulillly Grade Whole, frozen, young sausage Tray Short Ribs of Beef To braise or Bor-B-Quc Pork Steaks Shoulder cut. Choice young pork......., Ib. Luncheon Meats 79c MEN'S WEAR LTD. 314-7th Street South ALL SALES CASH AND FINAL NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDS ALTERATIONS EXTRA PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME We're celebrating 2 wonderful years in business with a great money saving Anniversary Sale our way of saying "Thank You" Jo all our many wonderful customers and friends. EXTRA SPECIALI MEN'S BLAZERS By SAMUELSOHN Regular 110.00 V ANNIVERSARY SALE MEN'S SUIT CLEARANCE SAMUELSOHN Regular values to 160.00 NOW ONLY SCOTTY MEN'S SPORT COATS and CO-ORDINATES By SOCIETY BRAND and COUNTRY SQUIRE Reg. values to 95.00 ANNIVERSARY SALE By SHIPfEY Reg. values lo 79.95 ANNIVERSARY SALE MEN'S SWEATERS CLEARING NOW AT PRICE SHIPLEY AND COUNTRY SQUIRE Reg. values to 120.00 NOW ONLY.......... MEN'S DRESS SHSRTS i CO-ORDINATES Regular lo 8.50 By Society Brand and Country Regufnrly to JHS.OO ANNIVERSARY SALE MEN'S DRESS PANTS CHOOSE FROM F' 50 nnd 34.50 Rog. 11 )W ONLY 18" 1 CHOOSE FROM FORTRELS AND WOOLS 32.50 nnd 34.50 Rog. 27.50 lo 30.00 75.00 anil 26.00 NOW ONLY NOW ONLY NOW ONLY .50 4 I" 50 1.50 3 MEN'S SPORT SHIRTS E CLEARING NOW AT k to OFF 3 yt ISWSI EACH ONLY Or 2 Regular to 12.00 Casual Pants I TABLE OF WOOL AND COTTON SLACKS 40% ,o 50% OFF lo 2S.OO............NOW ONLY TIES CLEARING AT 1 Price KNIT SHIRTS AND T-SHIRTS CLEARING NOW AT to OFF m AIL-WEATHER TOPCOATS Regular to ANNIVERSARY SALE LONDON FOG TOPCOATS Regular to S40.00 Only PLUS MANY OTHER UNADVERTISED SPECIALS MEM'S WEAR LTD. 3'.4 7lh STREET S. PHONE 327-2232 ;