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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta SPECIAL Calgary 21 Depart Dec. 17th return Jan. 7th Only plut Cancellation Iniurance Pleace book before Sept. 17th ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION August 1973 PAGES 17 TO 28 Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mall Alberta Phone 328-7411 CURRENT STORE to Wed. and Frl. Thuri. to doted Saturdays Trustees support pilot project for retarded A pilot project designed to bring the everyday lives retarded people more closely in line with the rest of so- ciety was- supported Tuesday night by the Letnbridge Pub- Ik School Board. The Lethbridge Association for the Mentally Retarded now present its proposal to the provincial association and to the government for support. The project would include residential educational services and recre- a crisis centre and par- ent assistance. The at its first regu- lar meeting of the new school also gave general sup- port to a Calgary task force study that recommends all construction of new schools be limited to basic building units and that classrooms be constructed so they could be moved to where they are needed. The study also rec- ommends a freeze on con- struction of secondary schools until businp pro- grams have taken adequate advantage of spare class- rooms. Support for the study was sought by the Alberta School Trustees' Association. In other the board gavfc appioval for 200 in renovations at Win- ston Churchill High School that will turn a classroom and infirmary into an audio- visual working area. Stalemate on conventions Other items in the meet- ing's agenda received exten- sive but were set aside for further study and investigation. Trustee Beg Turner reach- ed a stalemate with other trustees in a discussion about the board's policy on the number of board members permitted to attend confer- ences and conventions. As a result the policy will be given further study and will appear on the agenda again at the next board meeting. Mr. Turner suggested the present policy was not spe- cific enough and could be misused by board members in the future. don't believe the policy should be left open for all members to attend the same convention at the taxpayers he said. Trustee Al Mont suggested it was the responsibility of the individual board mem- bers to use their best judge- ment in attending the con- ventions they felt would be of the most benefit to them. Mr. Turner also questioned the value of the conventions in relation to the tax dollars spent in sending board mem- bers to them. Bright spots last year not in the business of educating board members and besides we don't need any particular training to be a board he insisted. Decision on what type of committees the board will use in the future to manage the school system was delay- ed by the board members for further consideration and will be put on the agenda again when full attendance of the board is anticipated. Trustees Dorothy Beckel and Doug Card were missing from the Tuesday meeting. The board was also inform- ed of a couple of bright spots ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5lh St. S. Phone 328-409S BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. in the last school year. The work experience pro- gram approved by the board for the 1972-73 school year at the Lethbridge Collegiate In- stitute appears to be a prom- ising program and LCI ad- ministrators have applied to the department of education for permission to continue it this year. The program Is a high school credit course designed to give participants work ex- perience by placing them in jobs. The jobs were found in a variety of work fields from gas stations to flower shops. Of the 45 students reg- istering in the work expe- rience only eight didn't finish and most em- ployers applauded the pro- gram and the students in a year-end evaluation the Workmen's Compensation Board of Al- berta acknowledged the pub- lic school system's favorable employee a c c i dent expe- rience rate during the past school year. As a result the WCB awarded the local board a merit rebate of WEEKEND SPECIALS 60 PAIRS LEVIS BELL BOTTOMS and FLARES White denim some Perirm Press. 28 and 29. Reg. 9.95 to 11.95. NOW ONLY.............. WRANGLER SEMI DRESS SLACKS Reg LEVIS FADED BLUE and BROWN BRUSHED COTTON ItEIJIM I Factory price UEIlUfl JAIIVCIJ Reg. 15.95. NOW ONLY 15 PAIR IADIES' SLACKS MEN'S AND BOYS' SUMMER JACKETS LOW AS TEXAS BRAND SUEDE FRINGE BOOTS 50 PAIRS OF CIVIL WAR BOOTS p-95 1 OPEN THURS. UNTIL 9 P.M. WESTEBH WIIE 308 5th STREET S. PHONE 338-4726 Copcycle A new addition to the city police fleet I s this Harley-Davidson motorcycle which will be used in traffic control. Purchased for a bout the 'bike will be operated by police such as Const. D. E. Lee shown who have had extensive experi- ence with motorcycles.__________________________________________________ Law students recommend year-round legal help By WARREN CARAGATA. Herald Staff Writer A local OFY group is sug- gesting that a legal guidance service be maintained in the city year-round. Four law students who have operated Legal Guid- ance Service since mid-May on an OFY grant feel that after they leave the city this week to return to law school in Let hbridge residents will lose a use- ful service. Dan one of the said in a Herald inter- view that he could see a need for the type of service they were offering. The students have had in- formal discussions with ASTRO REALTY LTD. we sold a home let us sell yours. PHONE 328-7748 E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-0565 members of the junior bar association about the possi- bility of the association run- ning such a program next year. In the IB weeks the project has been in the four students nave handled at least 225 cases and tele- phone calls requesting legal information. The majority of cases were from four family law and consumer landlord tenant questions and charges under the Highway Traffic Act. Although the number of cases does not seem the students pointed out that in the first year of operation of a similar project in Cal- the caseload was 685. Referring to Highway Traf- fic Act cases handled Doug one of the students involved in the com- plained that too many people wait until the day of their court appearance belore de- veloping a defence. He says anyone charred with an indictable offence should get some kind 01 regardless of guilt or innocence. The Mr. Mr. Doug and Peter spent consid- erable time in provincial court and all found the lower Everlasting Arrangements Drop in and see our dried foliage and perfect for mounting on etc. Wheat Cordona Puffs Star Flowers Hill MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP 4th Ave. and 7th St. South Phone 327-1515 court system in Lethbridge works to the advantage of all concerned. more time and consideration for everyone Mr. Millar said. He said that when the Kirby Commission studying the lower court system in Al- berta sits in LeThbridge in early it will probably go away recommending that other centres hire many more judges to lessen the present caseload. The students said they re- ceived excellent co-operation from the city police and other agencies in the partic- ularily Const. Doug court liaison officer with the Lathbridge Police Department. INQUEST JURY SAYS Experienced camp counsellors needed WATERTON Organized camps should have qualified and experienced counsellors to accompany a cor- oner's jury inquiring into the July death of Arthur Joseph formerly of 2906 13th Ave. has recommend- ed. The jury found that the death occurred sometime be- tween p.m. July 24 and p.m. July 25 as a result of multiple injuries sustained in a 900-foot fall from Lineham Ridge. The jury recommended that counsellors who accompany hikers should be licensed un- der park guide regulations. It called for adequate training courses to be made avail- able to such counsellors. Group camp authorities should ensure that hikers be adequately the jury as to pack fa- cilities and sleeping bags. The jury recommended that there be one counsellor for every seven as was suggested at a similar inquest in 1969. The inquest was told coun- sellors at the rear of a group of hikers dropped back be- cause of an illness of one of the counsellors. to make up lost time they took a short leaving the rear of the group unsupervised. Four of the including the Cor- deiro became separated from the rest of the group. Details delay packer's move The province is eager to provide funds to help City Packers relocate but cannot proceed until the company provides more details of the the assistant deputy minister of the Gene said Tues- day. haven't heard a thing from the company since de- Double-pricing action mulled Alberta Consumer Affairs Minister Bob Dowling is con- sidering several alternatives to voice government displea- sure over retailers' double- pricing tactics. Since the beginning of the month when Mr. Dowling re- quested consumers to report retailers who raised prices on goods already in his office has received 211 phone calls a'ii 50 letters. The minister may choose to simply send a letter ask- ing for an explanation from the reported retailers. A draft copy of that letter was awaiting his approval Tues- a spokesman said. An alternative to individual let- ters is a public ttatement of the government's posture. He may approach The Al- berta Retail Association to ask for a commitment from Man faces assault trial A j ear old Lethbridge man has been committed to stand trial for the assault of a 51-year-old city Duane 1519 5th Ave. A. is charged with assault causing bodily harm to Hed- ley 2124 5th Ave. A. N. May 10. He was ordered to stand trial following a pre- liminary hearing Tuesday. Trial will be an- nounced when the local sit- ting of the Alberta Supreme Court opens Sept. 10. its members that they will voluntarily stop double-pric- ing goods. Or Mr. Dowling may de- cide the matter is serious enough to warrant legislation if it appears retailers will not co operate and police themselves. Greyhound changes schedules Greyhound bus lines of Leth- bridge has announced two changes in its schedule effec- tive today. The a.m. bur run east to Medicine Hat has been discon- tinued and the 1.50 p.m. local travelling north to Calgary will now leave at 2 p.m. in addition the p.m. westbound run from Medicine Hat to Leth- bridge .has been discontinued. tails of alternatives and tim- ing were requested July Mr. Kupchanko said in a tele- phone interview. pre- pared to go ahead and I would like to hear from them to resolve things one way or the Mr. Kupchanko said the government found nothing wrong with a site suggested by company president Mer- lin Adams if conditions such as installation of appropri- ate pollution control devices and approval by local au- thorities were met. The department also want- ed information on the timing of the move and on whether the feedlot render- ing plant and packing plant would be moved in stages or to different sites. submission Is In- he said. The Lethbridge firm's ap- plication for moving funds is the first to be made under a new provincial program to help relocate agricultural in- dustries from unsuitable sites. Mr. Adams was unavail- able for comment. SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. AUGUST 30th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Wicker settee and 2 2 new round arborite table 2 new hideabed Viking Chest Scott h.p. outboard 2 rollaway Servel propane Crib and Nice dark brown Mgidaire 4 chrome Sump Beatly Philco portable New chair Gladiron Complete Electrohome color Beatty auto- matic 2 single Norge Coffee End tables. Power Bird cage and Royal electric Posting Tent Garden Pair Small New stove hood with Pots and Fire Small Gas and electric Elec- ric Tandem Westinghouse TV. Many more items too numerous to mention. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDOf AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Ik. 41 Ik. 4SI Ccrlificd Dental Mxtianic CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MfDICAL DENTAL BLOC. lower level PHONE 327-2132 SUPER PYREX 6 CUP s PERCOLATOR Limited Time offerl H QQ Regular 6.95 SPECIAL........ W PYREX 6 CUP TEAPOT Limited supply. Regular 5.95 SPECIAL Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN from CAMM'S Fall's Newest Shoe Fashions See this lovely Sling by EMPRESS Available in of Black Kid under glass. and B sizes 6 to 10 See the new arrivals In fine Men's Shoes by Jarman and Dackt In Black Crinkle Patent with Brown extension sole. AA and B sizes 6-11. Overture No. Available in Black or Brown Crinkle Patent. AAAA to B fittings in sizes to 11 AA. New Fashion Boots Lined and unlined styles In to heights. Elasti- cized leg inset guaranteed to fit all legs. OPEN THURS. and FRI. UNTIL P.M. CAMM'S 5th Street S. cuocc ;