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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE UTHBRIDCE HERAID Thumltiv, Auguil 17, 19M Breaking Ily LARKY UKNXETT "lli-rnlil Stall H'riU-r Tho sentences for persons Kiillly of the offenses of break- ine and eutcrins ing popular nml district become severe. may I'rovineinl Judge L. W. Hiul- Wednesday warned four IS- vear-old city youths lie bad the 'authority to" sentence them ID u (erm in penitentiary after they pleaded guilty to unrchU'd charges resulting ffom local break-Ins and tlicfts. All of the youths wci'o re- manded In custody of Iheir par- ents for one week to await the completion of a report to be reviewed hy tin' judge, before sentence is pass- ed. Timothy James Kodziuyak. 1027 Wth St. S. and Gary' John Hunter, 703 Cth Avc. S., both pleaded guilty to a series of five-break-tns last week. cal borne. Judge Hudson was told the pr.ii- had forced entry, stolen a coin collection valued nt niul five bottles of hard liquor. A police official told the1 court this pair drank Hie liquor, spent what part of the coin collection they could and threw the rest av.'ay. Daniel Lovo (i! Vulcan lold tlio court he thought it Iwen ii "good joke" nt Uio lime to steal n Canadian from a light standard In downtown l.othbridge. The court didn't think it was very funny. By a quirk of tho law, Tim- othy Jolm Larson, Ills Stafford Tenders called ior scliool Tenders have called for rn nddition anil renovations, to the Senator Buchanan Kleincn- School. The tenders close Sept. (5 and will be presented to the board on Sept. 12. It is hoped that onstruction could start in Inte He was fined Sail and Judge Hudson lold him being broke had accompanied i no muse lo steal money. Schurgallo, 1C, and Places hit by Hie young pair September and completed early Included the frun and Games next yenr., the YMCA, th; King-j The estimated cost of the Koin and North Plaza Coin-o- j project is S223.000. Tlic addi mat and a dwelling house, tion involves .n open area About a total of in dam- and cue ancillary classroom. and stolen articles result-! The renovations will involve CJ enlarging of the adminislro- Court noted its "Great dis-jlion area and construction of a pleasure" when it lieard the ac-j library, art room and science count of the break-in at the lo-; room. Drive, was charged wilh break, enter and theft, although he never broke into a building. ,I.arson Kenneth Gary Kluzerltz, also 10, both of on a spree, of hreak- ns lo Canadian Electronics .Id., 1107 2nd Ave. S., Gait lome Appliances, 3I5A 8th St. S. and Aclilatid's Ltd., 2nd Ave. and llth St. S. A police official told the court Carson had never really enter- ed the buildings where television sets, stereos, black lights and 'ixturcs for them and other el- ectronic devices were taken, >i't he had helped carry them from outside the building. Larson was charged because he had been an accomplice la the two other youths, who were each sentenced last week in provincial judge's court to t'.vo years suspended sentences. Also, in court, Kenneth List, ot pleaded guilty to Iheft of n wnllet containing His only defense was he bad nnt been working at lho time anil needed sonio money. Ho told the court he was now working and it wouldn't happen Fredrick M. Pritchard, Lawrence Higa nnd John 1. Boros Barrislerl and Solicifcul Announce wilh pleasure lhal James Arthur Wood Bcrmler and Solicitor Hal joined (hem lo cany an the practise of law under the name of Pritchard, Higa, Boros and Wood 202 Professional Bldg., 740 4lh Avp. S. Lethbridge, Alberta T1J3Y3 Ph. (403) 328-7725 Holiday Ramblers here 150 retarded children receive education in city West Castle is hostel experiment The West Castle Ski lodge will be the sight for a camp- out Uiis week-end for all those interested In setting up a youth hostel in Inn vicinity. camp-out to be held Aug. 18, 19 and 20 will cosl S3 for registration fees and each per- son must bring his own fooc and sleeping bags. Anyone Interested is wel- come. More Information may he gained from Don Forfar a 328-7633. Chaplains tins year at V of L Personal problems can some .imes mean the end of n stu- dent's academic career or worse. The University of Lctb- liridgc has recognized Ihera is a need in this area and has made a move lo fill Ihe gap. Starling in Kent e m her, a chaplaincy .service will be available lo students who arc having problems or just want to have someone to talk to. The service was organized in response (o a wide student in- terest in such a program. Minislers and lay people rep- resenting 12 different religioi's faiths will operate out of an of- fice in the counsclu'ng-student services area. It Is a non-de- nominational operation and all reb'gious groups are invited to participate, says Father Claro Watrin, chairman of the Chap- lain's Council. "The chaplaincy service can A group ol Holiday Ramblers j from the United States is camping in l.clhbridgo at the Exhibition Grounds. The group consists of 3-1 trail- ers and HI people from 20 stales. It is the first time a Holiday Ramblers group has camped in Lclhhridge, says Frank Smith, manager of the Travel and Convention As- sociation of Southern Alberta. Tho Holiday Ramblers tour is organized by Ihc Holiday Travel Trailers Club of Nnppa- noe, Indiana, a subsidiary of the company that sells Holiday Rambler trailers. According to Larry Ilancy, Holiday Rambler inlernalio travel director, (here are now Holiday Ramblers North America, moslly in Ihe U.S. The club was organized seven years ago. The present group has been travelling in British Columbia and Allwrta for three weeks. Klarting in Fcrnie and endinj, in T.cthbridge. The group arrived in Lelh bridge at noon Wednesday am will he breaking up tonigli after a dinner and dance. One of the group's aclivities Lethbridge is visiting the Jap- anese Garden. "Canada is a wondcrfu said Don Carpp, a Holiday Rambler from Law rence, Michigan, "Your roads are beautiful. We are very Im pressed by the Columbia Ice provide valuable assistance to students with problems, who are interested In readily-avail- able support or guidance from the religious group of their said David Ayers, co- ordinator of counselling ser- vices at the U of L. PAINT INTERIOR EXTERIOR BIG SAVINGS ON BREEZE EXTERIOR LATEX MONAMEL SEMI-GLOSS MONAMEL HOUSE TRIM G.P. PORCH FLOOR ENAMEL SALE PRICE GAL. QUART Choose From 1100 Custom Colors NOW IS THE TIME TO BRIGHTEN UP YOUR HOME INSIDE AND OUTSIDE. TAKE ADVANTAGE Or THE BIG SAVINGS ON GENERAL PAINT'S FiRST QUALITY, INTERIOR AND EXTEF.fOR YOU SEE TH5 GENERAL PAINT SIGN. SALE STARTS AUG. 16th ENDS SEPT. 16th 1005 3rd Avenue South OPEN 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M. MONDAY SATURDAY Phone 328-9221 or 328-9222 fields Mr. Smith said the Ilolida; Ramblers' visit brings "a sip nificant amount" of tourist do lars to Lethbridge, He said an other Efolldny Ramblers grou expected to pass throug Lethfaridgo In two or thrc weeks. Tly JOM Herald Staff Wilier There are 150 children in two per cent of school age population receiving special education r the mentally retarded. Tho nclual number nuly he lightly higher because not all ncntally regarded children are nown, and not all known men- ally retarded children go to chool. These children are the "cdu- and "trainahle" menlal- y retarded, and can ho helped o grow as iiseful members of he community wilh a consider- le dcgrco of .self-sufficiency. According lo tno Association for tho Mentally Uctaidcd, 25 of every 30 men- tally retarded children are "cd- ticablc" nnd can be taught to be (iiirly self-supporting adults. Another four are the "train- nlili1" anil can become sclf-sun- IMrling to some degree. Only one in 30 is so severely men- tally retarded as lo lie a "hu- man vegetable" requiring life- long institutional care. Education for tho "cducaWe" mentally retarded children tliu "cducahlo" hnvo an !Q of 55 In 90 is provided liy lho public nnd separate MFC backs subdivision for assisted, oivnership A subdivision of two large lots I Completion dale lor construe- .n North Lcthbridgo for r.5- tioi> of the plant is misled home ownership develop- scheduled as Oct. 1. school districts, in regular schools. Tlicre is only one facility for "trainablo" mentally re. tardcd children In southern A'.- bcita: lho Dorothy Gooder School, operated by tho Lclh- bridge public school district. "There are 65 "Irainablc" mentally retarded children at Dorothy Gooder, tho Lcth- bridgo Association for Uio Men- tally Rclardcd operates tho 01- to 14 ment was recommended for ap- proval by Ihc Municipal Plan- ning Commission Wednesday. The lots bad previously teen designated for large apartment buildings but Waller Stewart of Nu-Modc Homes Ltl. presented plan for semi-detached and single family residences which four of Hie six commission members accepted. Final approval of subdivision must bo given by the Oldman River Regional Planning Com- mission. Tho MPC also approved en application from G and T Con- struction lor permission to build a feedplant nt 3305 ?Jid Ave. N. The plant, owned by National Grain Ltd., will produce about tons of liquid feed for cattle each year. An application from Modern Industrial Rentals lo build a warehouse at 1202 1st Avc. S. as also approved by the com- mission. The MPC also approved: an application from Travelcraft Sales and Rentals Ltd. to relocate its operation to 1503 3rd Ave. S an application from Dan's Greenhouse for permission to build a house at 43rd St. and 1st Ave. S. Y closed briefly The Lethbridge Family Y has announced that Till of Its physical facilities be closed Aug. 21 and 22 to drain the pool and for general cleanup The business open as usual. office will ha Junior Achievement plans started for 1972-73 year iver House residence next the. .school to accomodatd oul-of-lowii students. The. "trainahle" children have, nn of below 55. Tho Dorothy (iooder School is Jor all "trainabte" children in southern Alberta under the ago ot 21. There Is no facility in south- ern Albcrla for the. severely handicapped who require Insti- tutional care. They are sent to lied Deer. There is only one facility for Ui3 mentally retarded adults, I he Sunrise Ranch, operated by the Lcthbridgo Association Ior the Mentally Retarded. It is a residence-greenhouse workshop for 14 people in Coaldalc. Everyone is aware that facil- ities for the mentally retarded arc not adequate, especially for the adults. In fad, the Leth- bridge Association for the Men- tally Retarded only recently changed its name from the As- sociation for Mentally Retarded Children after recognizing tho need to work with mentally re- tarded adults. Tho Association for lho Menially Retarded and the Lethbridge Community Col- lego are working jointly Jor a centre for the mentally retard- ed, a facility for 30 persons to be located at the LCC campus. The project is subject to ap- proval by the National Instltuto on Mental Retardation end an announcement Is expected nexl month whether the al project will go ahead. By BEflNICE HERLE Herald Stalf Writer Premises, recruiting, and fi- nances were the main topics discussed at tho board of dir- ectors meeting of the Lelh- bridge Junior Achievement pro- gram Wednesday evening. John Fildcs, president of JA, said City Manager Tom Nutting had promised ho would find a [place for Uie Junior Achievers and their advisors to meet, as their city hall annex meeting place of: last year was no longer available. Mr. Nutting suggested a house, owned by tho city, which Is located near the public li- brary. Tho directors question- ed whether the house would be suitable for their purpose. Mr. Kildes suggested that JA should move towards buying some permanent premises within the next two years. The JA program will have seven sponsoring companies this year, increasing by two from 1971-72. The days suggest ed for meetings and lecture: were Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Herb Brcnncn, executive ilir nctor for the Southern JA programs suggested tha the recruiting of Junior Achiev crs should take place in cit; schools during class periods. A trained speaker or a Junio tAehievcr, and application forms will bo the sales used to attract r-ew young peo I pie to Junior Achievement. The Ixi'thbrirlge JA recruiter are hoping to get 30 tppl cations per company. Sine they have seven sponsorin companies this year, they ar trying for 210 to 250 applica lions. Ward, Ircnsurcr, sal Ihc financial report for tlie fi. cal year ending April 30, Two injured City police! report two mtno injuries nnd a lotal of tinmago resulted from n slon at the Intersection of 51 Ave. and 21st St. S. short after G p.m. Wednesday. Tho police report irienllflc Hie drivers of the cars as Core Tag of Caniston Eiml Jac Brown, M08 Wh Avo. A. A. who rccel minor injuries are listed in t report as Hrown, wife of the drivers and She! Whitriaw, 410 24th St. S., pfl.sscngcr In the Tag car. Neither person re u 1 r IrcMmont nt ows JA was in the le, but It has a Alberta vernment grant which has t yet been touched. The directors said tlio grant d been provided with "no rings attached." Tho grant, c board decided, should be t into tho operating funds of e program. Past president Jim Martin aid he was willing lo sponsor cocktail party nnd invito bus- icssmen from the larger iiv u s t r i e s- Tho businessmen ould like to contribute funds r the coming year. Under the Junior Achievement rogram, the studc nts form .eir own companies, r a i .s e heir own capital, select their wn products to manufacture on strict business prin- ,ples, and ot the end of lho eason wind up the business irl dJatrlhute Ihe profits. Tho main purpose of the Ju nior Achievement program Ls if. xpose young people to the i et hods, pri n dpi as a nd p ems of the business world. Members of Ihis year's var! s committees arc: Finance: Jim Martin, mnna Rer of the Hnyal I'ank ot a; chairman; other members lie Carse GOEI, manager of tho lank of Nova Seolia and Nell kVard, of Ward denial Publicity and puhlic rcla.- .lons: Ken Barnett, accountant or the Jxilhbridgc Herald, chairman, other members arc, Svcn Erlclisen, of Svcn Erlek- ;en's family Restaurant and Allan KnisheJ, a lawyer wilh i fuck vale, and Krushcl; Achiever r.nd s c h o o 1 rela- ions: Trv Swanson, from the Bank of Nova Kcolia, chairman, other members ure Clerry 1'rnbe, from the public school Itonrrl, Maurice Lrnidry frrim [fie separate school hoard and Dave Oaiggs, enjiinoor for Canadian Western Natural Gas Co. Ltd. Titus Oalrfi Is chairman of ifi counselling firni.s and visors Ho the vice president aswl general manager of I.cthbridgc Con crcto Products Ltd, Other members of tbi.i corn ml (fee are Hay Pepper, from Ixmdon LUe Insurance and John Fildes, manager of this Canadian West- ern Natural Cas Co. Ltd. The awards scholarships committee is headed by Jim Dunsinn, manager of Klchard- son Securities nnd Jack manager of Sirk's I.othbnrlge Jtrcwery Ltd. Tho business oenlrc commit lee consists of Kalph 'Pennant from Williams Agencies as chairman, Georgo Vnr.nrl, own of National Salvage and Pahulje, owner Pahuljo Construction Ltd. The seven companies spon- oring Junior Achievement this pear are: The ttoyal Bank of