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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Prisoner education considered EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta government is study- ing the possibility of outside education programs for prisoners in Alberta correc- tional institutes, says Solicitor-General Helen Hunley. "What form it will take I cannot say right she added, commenting after the release of a final report on a 14-month pilot project in prisoner education run by Grant MacEwan Community College. Miss Hunley expressed her approval of such programs as the one offered by the college. "I think it's the kind of thing China refuses bequest that works best to get people back into the community." In the pilot project, 66 prisoners from the correc- tional institute at Fort Saskatchewan, 10 miles northeast of here attended classes at the Edmonton college from January, 1973, to February, 1974. The prisoners took either the regular com- munity college courses or a self-study program. Hy Sheinin, director of con- tinuing education for the college, views the project as a foot-in-the-door for a perma- nent program in the province. "I know our project had dif- ficulties, especially with members of the staff at the correctional institute, but we did not fail our he said. "We convinced our students that there was a group of peo- ple in the community who were concerned about and willing to help. them "Secondly, we were able to fail without guilt, admit errors and rectify them as quickly as possible." Of the 66 prisoners who entered the project, about 25 completed their programs. "Some of the students were released and went on to jobs rather than completing their programs, while others unfor- tunately ran into more trouble. "Other problems in comple- tion stemmed from increasing resistance from the Fort Mr. Sheinin said. "As the program progressed and resistance increased, comple- tion decreased." He said friction resulted because the college, in the eyes of prison officials, overstepped the bounds of the agreement with the attorney- general's department. "There were certain areas which the Fort staff felt we should not be concerned such as proper medical atten- tion or proper clothing. But we were, and many times we bothered them about such things." Mr. Sheinin illustrated by citing an incident where one of the prisoners was asked to be a member of the college basketball team and staff at the correctional institute "wouldn't grant permission because they felt it would re- quire he be brought in too many extra times for prac- tices and games." "They didn't want to extend the privileges of the institu- tion to take in the fact he was also a student. "But you can't hand an in- mate privileges and then, when he reaches out for them, slap his hand." WINNIPEG (CP) China has turned down the contents of a Winnipeg drug store bequeathed to that country by the owner as part of his million estate. Henry Carman Ruttan, a widower, died last December at the age of 74 and left his estate of to his two daughters, grandchildren and friends. However, the contents of his store. Carman Ruttan Phamacal Sciences were bequeathed to China as his first choice. Cecil A. Chapman, an executor of the estate, said he has received word from the Chinese embassy in Ottawa declining the offer. He said no reason was given for the decision. Mr. Chapman said Mr. Ruttan's choice of China was "not a political thing" but was based on his admiration of Chinese medicine. He said Mr. Ruttan felt the Chinese thinking was similar to his own and believed the Chinese people preferred natural minerals and herbs to "high-powered drugs." Mr. Chapman said the contents of the store may now go to the pharmacological division of the University of Manitoba, Mr. Ruttan's second choice. He said the value of the contents is not known. CARD OF THANKS BRAAT The family of the late Jacob Braat wishes to express their sincere thank you for the many visits to Jacob during his illness. Special thank you to Father Carroll for his encouraging prayers and the visits by him and the other priests, to Sister Laurette, the Doctors of the Haig Clinic. The sisters and nurses of St. Michael's Hospital and the Auxiliary Hospital staff. Thank you for the Masses, prayers, flowers and cards during our bereavement. Thank you to Martin Bros. Funeral Home and the pallbearers, also to the Coaldale Catholic Women's League for serving lunch and to St. Patrick's church Senior Choir. Your acts of kindness will always be remembered by us. J. Braat and family. 9915 Smith's victory hollow The Canadian Press On the surface, Prime Minister Ian Smith's sweeping victory in the Rhodesian elec- tions shows that the white minority is content with the ?ood life and see Smith as their best hope of clinging to it. But realists, including Smith himself who professes to be overjoyed, know that this powerful show of white unity does virtually nothing to solve the problems that threaten to grow worse with approaching independence in neighboring Mozambique. This also is apparent to the thrusting African National Council (ANC) which in the elections for the few allotted black seats all but swept aside the docile African Progressive Party. The Progressives had claimed to represent majority black opi- nion and had been meeting with Smith on possible solutions, on Smith's meagre terms, to black-white problems. In a Salisbury constituency, lor instance, the ANC can- didate took 66 per cent of the vote while the humiliated African Progressive got less than four per cent. This was the general pattern. DEMAND RELEASE Now, obviously, any future meetings toward a settlement will have to include the ANC and even to get them to the table Smith is likely to have to improve substantially on his previous offers. For a start, the council is demanding as a prerequisite the release of more than 50 of its officials now in detention. Bishop Abel Muzorewa, leader of the ANC, said the whites, in giving Smith's Rhodesian Front Party all 50 European seats in the House had "voted in a state of pan- ic." But. in fact, the white solid- arity suggested to some observers more a mood of complacement satisfaction with the comfortable status quo. The trade sanctions by countries opposed to the government's white supremacy policy pinch hard- ly at all and there seems to be an abiding faith in Smith and the fighting men on the borders to preserve their life style. Muzorewa was probably nearer the mark, however, when he said the election result would serve only to harden black resolve against Rhodesian front ''dic- tatorship." Certainly it will spur young Africans into join- ing the guerrilla forces, mak- ing life miserable for many whites, particularly those in vulnerable plantations and other isolated areas where there already has been bloodshed. But the biggest crisis ahead is the decision of the new Portuguese government soon to grant independence to neighboring Mozambique. Whatever form the conversion from colony takes it seems inevitable that Frelimo, the African nationalists, will take over, giving an important morale boost to Rhodesian- Africans. Soccer scores SCOTTISH LEAGUE CUP Airdrieonians 0 St. Mirren 1 Alloa 0 Falkirk 1 Arbroath 2 Clyde 0 Ayr 0 Motherwell 3 Berwick 0 Queen of S 0 Brechin 0 Forfar 0 Celtic 1 Dundee U 0 Clydebank 3 Stirling 1 Dundee 0 Rangers 2 Dumfermline 1 Aberdeen 1 East Fife 2 Cowdenbeath 1 E Stirling 1 Albion 2 Hamilton 1 Raith 0 Hibernian 4 St. Johnstone 0 Morton 0 Hearts 5 Partick 1 Dumbarton 2 Queen's Pk 0 Kilmarnock 2 Stenhousemuir 2 Meadowbank 1 Stranraer 2 Montrose 4 IRISH LEAGUE Ards 2 Larne 0 Cliftonville 1 Ballymena 4 Distillery 1 Glenavon 1 Glentoran 1 Crusaders 0 Portadown 1 Linfield 2 ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Birmingham 0 Middlesbrough 3 Burnley 1 Wolverhampton 2 Chelsea 0 Carlisle 2 Everton 0 Derby 0 Leicester 0 Arsenal 1 Luton 1 Liverpool 2 Man City 4 West Ham 0 Newcastle 3 Coventry 2 Sheffield U 1 Queen's PR 1 Stoke 3 Leeds 0 Tottenham 0 Ipswich 1 Division II Bolton 3 Portsmough 0 Bristol R 0 Notts 0 Cardiff 2 Oxford 1 Millwall 1 Sunderland 4 Norwich 2 Blackpool 1 Notts F 0 Bristol C 0 Oldham 2 Sheffield W 1 Orient 0 Man United 2 Southampton 3 Hull 3 West Brom 0 Fulham 1 York 1 Aston Villa 1 Division III Brighton 1 Crystal P 0 Colchester 1 Watford 1 Gillingham 2 Walsall 2 Grimsby 1 Blackburn 2 Halifax 2 Charlton 2 Hereford 2 Aldershot 0 Huddersfield 1 Peterborough 2 Preston 1 Plymouth 0 Southend 2 Chesterfield 1 Swindon 0 Bury 2 Tranmere 0 Bournemouth 1 Wrexham 2 Port Vale 2 Division IV Barnsley 1 Exteter 0 Bradford 1 Crewe 2 Brentford 1 Northampton 0 Darlington 3 Swansea 2 Doncaster 2 Stockport 1 Hartlepools 2 Newport 0 Lincoln 2 Chester 1 Mansfield 2 Southport 1 Reading 2 Cambridge 0 Torquay 0 Rotherham 3 Workington 1 Scunthorpe 1 Imperial bodyguard arrested ADDIS ABABA (Reuter) The Ethiopian Armed forces committee announced today that it has arrested Maj. Gen. Tafesse Lemma, commander- in-chief of the imperial bodyguard. The announcement over the radio did not say where or how Tafesse was arrested, but it was understood he was taken by force. Call FALL CLEANING! AIR VAC 328-0286 Here's what we do: Entire duct system is sanitized, leaving a pleasant aroma Fan and motor are removed, cleaned and oiled Chimneys are inspected and cleaned, flues and heat exchanger are cleaned and checked, burners are cleaned and adjusted A PROPER CLEANING DOESN'T COST, IT PAYS! CALL AIR VAC A DIVISION OF NEUKO Sheet Metal Ltd. Complete Furnace Service Work and Repair 1811 2nd Avenue South Phone 328-0286 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Saturday, August LETHBRIDGE PROCTER GAMBLE CELLULOSE, LTD. has immediate openings for THIRD CLASS STEAM ENGINEERS for employment in their bleached kraft pulp mill at Grande Prairie, Alberta in the Utilities Chemicals Production Unit. Company provided training covers both operation and maintenance skills Work will be organized by teams with the teams participating significantly in the decisions affecting them. Benefit plans and relocation allowance will be provided. Applicants are requested to have completed resumes including work ex- perience and qualifications submitted prior to August Applications may be submitted to the Personnel Manager, Procter Gamble Cellulose, Ltd., Postal Bag 1020, Grande Prairie, Alberta. REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY Experienced waiter or waitress for Alexander Restaurant, experience necessary. Please apply in person. YOUR FUTURE IS HERE GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA SOCIAL WORKER Lethbridge Correctional Institution Duties include collecting social behavioral data, preparation of case histories, organizing and conducting group theraphyprograms, interviewing and counselling inmates who require assistance with social problems. University graduation in the Social Sciences, or Social Services Technology Diploma, some related experience an asset. Salary to per month depending upon education and experience. Competition Number: 8111-C-5. Closing Date: August 29, 1974. (Please quote Competition Number when Information and application forms from: GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE ROOM 1101, JOHN J. BOWLEN BUILDING 620 7th AVENUE S.W. CALGARY, ALBERTA T2P OY8 YOUR FUTURE IS HERE. Liberia GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA CO-OPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT OFFICERS BARRHEAD LETHBRIDGE Co-operative Activities and Credit Union Branch, Department of Agriculture. These persons will act as resource specialists in all aspects of the Co-operative Movement as it operates under the Co-operative Associations Act. Performs educational and promotional work and assists in incorporating new co- operatives; reviews financial statements and gives advice. Requires University degree in Commerce, Economics, etc. with considerable experience in the co-operative Movement, or in banking, finance or a related area. Salary to Closes August 29, 1974. Competition number 6446-1. APPLY: GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE MAIN FLOOR, CENTENNIAL BUILDING 10015 103 Avenue, T5J OH4 OR: ROOM 500 TERRACE BUILDING EDMONTON, ALBERTA, T5K 2C1 CO-ORDINATOR OF INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT With considerable independence under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Schools, this person will: 1. Conduct a County-wide needs assessment. 2. Establish program development priorities. 3. Work with principals and teachers to de- velop improved programming in priorities areas of student's needs. 4. Work with principals and teachers in actual implementation of priorities programming. 5. Co-ordinate program evaluation. QUALIFICATIONS: Masters Degree in Education, with emphasis on curriculum and instruction, or equivalent. Courses in evaluation and Language Arts would be an asset as would experience working in a direct consultative capacity with teachers and principals. SALARY RANGE: CONTACT: J. Collins Meek Superintendent of Schools County of Wheatland No. 16 Strathmore, Alberta (Located 30 East of Calgary) This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found FOUNDRY WORKERS REQUIRED WANTED IMMEDIATELY Foundry workers and labourers. Good starting pay and fringe benefits. Per- manent employment. Contact: LETHBRIDGE IRON WORKS CO. LTD. 120-1st Avenue South, Lethbridge ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR required by COM-SERV ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA Duties: This position calls for a person to assist the Executive Director in providing a complete service delivery system for the mentally retarded under an experimental and demonstration project This will include researching the present available facilities and services, establishing required programs and assessing and evaluating results Initial Contract: One year (renewable) Commencing no later than November 1st. 1974 Salary S12.000 per annum minimum plus benefits (dependent upon appropriate Academic qualifications or experience in the field of mental retardation or other functional handicapped would be advantageous. Applicants should forward complete Curriculum Vitae. with no less than three references, no later than September 15. 1974 to: Or. Orest Pyrch, Executive Director Com-Serv Association of Southern Alberta 1818 5th Avenue South Lethbridge, Alberta T1J OW6 MARKETING Excellent opportunity for an agressive, sales-oriented individual in our Chemical and Fertilizer sales division. We are looking for a man who is able to demonstrate sales leadership in selling our chemical and fertilizer products to an established and expanding dealership organization. A degree in agricultural engineering would be an asset. Apply with particulars to: Cominco Ltd. Suite 100 6940 Fisher Road S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2H OW3 FOOTHILLS ASSOCIATION FOR THE MENTALLY RETARDED require a CENTRE SUPERVISOR for their proposed sheltered workshop for handicapped adults. Duties to include supervision of approximate- ly 20 trainees and working with the Board of Directors and community agencies, de- veloping programs for the rehabilitation of the physically, mentally and socially handicapped in the Crowsnest Pass-Pincher Creek area. Individual should have a high degree of self motivation and initiative to develop new programs. Any interested persons forward a letter stating previous experience, if any, and a short resume of your qualities and ex- pectations for this position. Please indicate salary expected. For further information and submission of application, please apply in writing to The President, Foothills Association for the Mentally Retarded, P.O. Box 133, Blairmore, Alberta, Phone 562- 8157. Applications will be accepted up to and including August 24, 1974. Starting date September 1, 1974 or as arranged. Earn While Learning The Fascinating Food Business CANADA SAFEWAY OFFERS Opportunity for advancement. Extra benefits: Life, Health and Dental Insurance, Pension Plan. Good pay: present salary range to per year. Evaluation and training programs. Management training programs. If you are a mature minded person, clean and neatly dressed, anxious to get ahead and build a career in the nation's biggest FOOD like to talk to you. Apply in person to: Canada Safeway 1616 Mayor Magrath Drive or write to: P.O. Box 640, Calgary T2P 2J4 Mrs. P. Hodgins, Employees Relations Manager, will be in Lethbridge August 21 and 22 and will contact 'he applicants for personal interview. ;