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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE inHBRIDGE HHRAID Wcdncidav, August 53, in Alberta league The Community College will enter teams in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Con- ference this fall hut it will con- tinue lo fight regulations which have (creed it to spend several thousand dollars more than it wants to just to get into the conference'. Dr. C. Slcwart, president of I.CC. explains that in order lo enter the college conference, her must have teams in two major and two minor sports. LCC wants to enlcr its men's basketball team, which quali- fies as a major sport, as well as men's and women's bad- minton the two minor sports. However, it nlso has to form a women's liarkctball learn, (or which there is little interest at I.CC, to meet Hie minimum en- trance requirements. Dr. Stew- art estimates that the college will have to spend about S10.000 to finance the women's basket- ball team. "If we didn't have a women's team, they would kick us said Dr. Stewart. He said the regulations, which nre set by the member colleges and are outside direct government control, hurt small- er colleges because they can't afford to finance the required number of teams. Fairvicw Agricultural College probably has the bjjt wrestling team ill the province, hut they arc blocked from entering the conference because tliey aren't interested in the oilier sports, said Dr. Stewart. don't feel we [old what sports we should be participating in. The way il ib set up now creates a lot of fi- nancial hardship." The I.CC president said costs could also be trimmed, if tlio conference was divided into north-south regions and play- offs were held between the top teams in each region at the end of the season. 'It costs a lot of money lo send a from here to Grjiml Prairie and places like that on a regular he said. "I think it would Iw better if they divided the province in half and then had playoffs." Dr. Stewart added that (he conference should be controlled by government or a govern- ment-related agency. The Fort Whoop-Up Building, noar the Lethbridgc Commun- it y Colic ge campus, 11 soon- be looking for a new tenant. The University of Lethbridge has used the building for its art department since 1967 and now completing its move to the side campus. The U of L's lease expires Sept. 30, Since it was built in the early 1950s, the Fort Whoop-Up build- ing has had a colorful ex- istence. It has been used as dance hall and a roller skating rink in addition to being a uni versity art department. Owners of the building hoping the college would use i for an Indoor horse training cility but LCC officials have ap parently decided not to ahezd with the proposal. It is owned by Fort Whoop- Up Recreation Ltd. Drug raid nabs six at Waterton An RC.MP drug ra'd in the early morning of Aug. 18 re- sulted in charges of possession f marijuana o r hashish against six persons living at the XHiesome Lake transient youth camp at Waterton Lakes Na- ional Park. Four of the six persons charged pleaded guilty to pos- session of marijuana or hash- ish and were fined from lo S150 when they appeared in Pincher Creek provincial judge's court Aug. 19. They are: Christine Ann Gun- tren, 20, San Francisco, fine; Richard Bernard Ortego, Metairic, Louisiana, S fine; Michael Killen, 25, Oak- land, Calif., Sliifl fine and Charles Daniel Martin, 10, Red- lands, Cahf.. Craig Robert Carnell, 5.0, o! Waterton Park, and Shirley D. Carr, 21, of Warner reserved their pleas to await analysis ol a substance believed by RCMP to he marijuana and hashish. A Waterton Park HCMP con stable ssid Miss Carr, who i? employed by the federal Onpor lunities (or Youth program was in charge of the transien youth camp at the time of the raid. Information about the pres- ence of the illegal drugs in the camp was reported to the park detachment of the RCMP by a "very reliable source." LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT OLDTIMER'S PEMMICAN CLUB ANNUAL PICNIC Sunday, August 27th at 1 p.m. Picnic Ground No, 2, North Parksido Drive ICE CREAM, COFFEE AND SOFT DRINKS SUPPLIED. Members and Guests bring ihelr own lunch and unteniili 3 ONLY GREAT DAYS LEFT SCHOOL COLOR PORTRAIT SPECIAL W PLUS HANDIING ALL THIS WEEK Ago Limit 5 lo 12 years Still Located at 710 3rd Ave. S. 328-0111 PHONES 328-0222 Manpower on-job trainees complete varied programs Rose Kacsinko glassware finisher Merle Leader floral designer William Hricise veterinarian technician The Canada Manpower Train- ing-on-the-job Program was in- troduced last fall as part of the Canadian government's Special Employment Plan. It was funded by a mil- lion grant and administered by the department ol manpower and immigration. The program is providing training for approximately 42, 000 Canadians. Training pro- grams range from three to 12 months. CMTJP aimed at encouraging employers to pre- pare for future expansion by Gyro circus Saturday The Canadian International Circus will give afternoon and evening Saturday in the grandstand of the Leth bridge Exhibition grounds. The circus is sponsored by the IjClhhridge Gyro Club, and I features a variety of clowns, animal acts and acrobatics. i Tickets arcs available at the gate before the 2 and 7 p.m. 1 performance. raining unemployed workers or future jobs, in actual work situations. Here are four of the southern Alberta trainees. Rose Kacsinko of 2407 5th Ave. A. N. received her certif- icate after finishing 20 weeks of Irainlng as a glassware finisher through a Canada Manpower trainmg-on-the-job program. Mrs. Kacsinfco, who trained i for the Mosaic Glass Manufac- turing, 1016 1st Ave. S. under Dave Siovack, said she likes the work she has been trained for and finds it very interest- ing. "f wanted sometlu'ng to do with my said Mrs. Kacsinko, "and this is what they gave me." The trade involves putting glass chips, heads and heated steel Iran a tuhe onto glass- ware. The. work involves the use of a variety of colors, de- signs and glass shapes. Merle Leader of 204 College Manor Apartments, received her certificate after finishing 21} weeks of training as a floral designer through the Canada Manpower training-on-the-job program. Mrs. Leader who trained for the Marquis flower Shop said she liked the art of arranging flowers. Sho said she has al- ways been interested in flowers and if she didn't live in an apartment she would grow her own. Mrs. Leader said she had trained mostly with shop man- ager Dave Graham, but sho had "learned a little bit from everybody." Her job as a floral designer involves arranging bouquets for weddings, funerals and general sale. William Hricise, of Box 303, received his certifi- cate aflcr finishing It! weeks of training as a veterinarian tech- nician through the Canada Manpower program. Mr. Hricise, who trained at the Lcthbridgc Animal Clinic under Ur. C. MacLennan, said he felt this line of work suited him as he had always had an interest in animals. Before becoming a veterinar- ian technician, Mr. Hricise was a Iruck driver. His new job involves knowing how lo handle animals, knowing the of restraining methods, givhii; medication to animals under the supervision of an ad- visor, and general cleaning. Wayne Thurslon of 250a 23rd St. S. received his certificate after finishing 12 weeks as an tmbalroer trainee through the Wayne Thurston embalmer trainee finlay, Bill Grocnen Pholo Canada Manpower Iraining-on the-job program. Mr. Thurslon, who trained at Martin Brothers funeral Homes Ltd., Kaid the training helped him to realize wlial was included in the job of an em- balmer. ficforc Mr. Thurslon look this job he was an inventory clerk. His job as an embalmer in- volves celling up graves, know- ing the complete funeral pro- cedure, service help, directing the parking nl a funeral driving the hearse. STILL SELLING FOR LESS! STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd Streol S. Phone 327-3024 RANCHLAND MEATS BRINGING LOWER PRICES TO LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT! Special in effect August 24 25-26 Thursday Friday Saturday WESTMINSTER PLAZA 13th Street and 5th Avenue North Purchases Except Home Freezer RANCHLAND MEATS (WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO UMfT QUANTITIES) Orders. PHONE 328-0637 ;