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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HOCKEY WEEKEND Book Now for our Next Hockoy Weekend Jon. 28, 29 and 30lh. limited Space Available........... iOU ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The Letltbrldge Herald SECOND SECTION Lellibridgc, Alberta, Thursday, December 2, 1971 JMGES 17 TO 32 H'l a GREAT DAY la SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) 1 ERICKSEN'S 1 1 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Sam Smith feature Departing University of Letli- bridgc president Dr. Sam Smith, who is leaving the city this weekend to take up a new post as provost of the Hawaii campus of the mulli-campused United States International University, was interviewed by Herald reporter Hon Cakhvoll The complete story appears on Page 10 of today's Herald, but the following quotes have been extracted from the Intel view: "I think I'm belter at get- ting tilings started than I am at keeping them running smoothly once they arc un- der way." "I'm not honestly sure that I believe deeply enough in the importance of the mis- sion of the university to de- vote my life to it." "I would like to have scon the University of Lcthbridge offer a much greater diver- sity of programs." "I feel I haven't been ag- gressive enough in Icac'ing this university out of this stance as a traditional insti- tution." "I am leaving Bill Bcckcl in a time when tough deci- sions have got to he made and decisions that nobody can be liked for making." "I think if I had another nm at it I'd like to have a chance to start from scratch with regard to recruitment of faculty." "I would, have gotten rirl of the U of L admissions regu- lations if I had had the free- dom to do it." GOOD FERTILIZER About 95 per cent of the po- tash consumed in North Amer- ica is used for fertilizer and the balance for industrial and chemical uses. HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-3388 Jim Anderson resigns from college board ALL WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS The first of Santa's gifts this year went to the Lethbridge Red Cross Blood Donor Clinic, represented here by Miss Morlene Gordon of Calgary. But, his benevolence apparently isn't catching on. With just one night left in the drive, the clinic is 441 pints of blood short of its 950-pint objective. City residents can help by getting into the Christmas-giving spirit tonight from 6 to 9 o'clock in Gym Two, Civic Sports Centre. Discrimination charge made against city hotels., ivelfare By RUDY HAUGENEDER Staff Writer Welfare departments and city hotels were charged with discrimination against tran- sients, Wednesday. TSie charges were levied at a meeting of about 20 youths who met, at the Central School drop- in centre. They said transients, both white and Indian, who due to a lack of finances and other problems do not have a roof CLEAIiiHG WINDOWS STORM WINDOWS CARPETS FLOORS WALLS CEILINGS UPHOLSTERY JANITOR SERVICES Commercial and Domestic BONDED INSURED QUALITY WORKMANSHIP WE'RE PROUD OF OUR REPUTATION PAID lAlii PHONE 327-1272 and Friday and Saturday Evenings To the Music of "THE SUNSET 4" 8 to 12 p.m. No Cover Charge! IN THE OLD TRADITION OF" WESTERN HOSPITALITY 'tesiaulatit PHONE 328-7756 FOR RESERVATIONS! over their heads during thci winter, are "black-listed" by welfare departments and are also not allowed to stay in city hotels. Black-listed people may often comprise those elements of so- ciety who are classed as "trou- ble makers." These people, mostly Indians, are forced to find whatever protection is ed cars, abandoned buildings and garbage dumps. The problem is not as fre- quent among long-hairs or whites, who often find accom- modation in some Lethbridgc homes. However, it was suggested, destitute Indians are not af- forded the same hospitality be- cause of their skin color. Many hotel owners will not accommodate them although they may have vacant rooms. A Herald reporter recently witnessed a case where dis- crimination was evident at a local hotel. Some oui -of-town Indians asked for rooms hut were told the hotel was full and only a few minutes later a white in- dividual asked for and received a room. Federal officials who deal with Indians had said earlier Back recreation NATAL (HNS) The pledge committee for the proposed recreation complex here has planned its drive for the week commencing Dec. Handbills outlining the pro- ject have been sent out. A major portion of the pledge campaign will he a door-to-door canvass by some 40 to 50 vol- unteer canvassers. (pKYgllRETJMS SALE r MIDLAND AUTO SUPPLY t} Slh SI. S. Ph. 327-4951 this type of problem was com- mon where people had "rowdy reputations or smell of al- cohol." "You can't blame the propri- the official said, be- cause public accommodation operators have suffered dam- age to their premises previous- ly. The youths, who did not say what course of action they are contemplating, felt it was un- fair to discriminate against people just because alcohol may be on their breaths. They said quite a number of men, women and occasionally children are forced to sleep under freezing conditions. A place for these people must be found, they said. The youth group The Peo- ple will decide upon a course of action at future meetings. will Teachers in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat have adopted a wait-and-see atti- tude on the meeting of their school boards' negotiating committee set for Saturday morning in Medicine Hat. Joe Borland o, Alberta Teachers' Association wel- fare officer, said it has been decided that teachers will await the outcome of the weekend meeting before de- ciding on further action. The board representatives are meeting to determine whether further bargaining sessions would be useful in averting a teacher strike. Christmas Seals total The Kinsmen TB Christmas Seals campaign was boosted to- ward its final goal today when it received donations of Total contributions now total and represent 59.3 per cent of the final objective. The Kinsmen say: Cigarette smokers spend an average o on cigarettes in a life time. Tliis is the price of a swimming pool, a speed boat or a trip around the world or a lung operation. Former city alderman Jim Anderson ixis resigned from h e Lethbridge Community College board of governors. His resignation is effective imme- diately. In his letter of resignation to Jim Foster, minister of ad- vanced education, Mr. Ander- son said, "Given present (LCC) policies and the formulation of policies, I cannot effectively serve the people of Alberta. I would respectfully suggest that some consideration given to a review of the meth- ods used in the selection of now members to the board. "And I also suggest that a clear formulation of direction and goals at such an institu- tion is badly needed." Mr. Anderson declined to] elaborate on his reasons in an interview with The Herald. "The only person I will dis- cuss it with is Mr. Foster or with someone he appoints. I want to draw attention to the things that need said Mr. Anderson. "But I am not prepared to bring them out into public view. "There are some things that need to bo changed and until they are changed, I cannot ef- fectively serve." Jerome Ro lib ins, board chairman, said he accepted Mr. Anderson's resignation "with deep regret." "He is a bright young man wiih a lot of good ideas and f'm sorry that he could not con- tinue (o be a member of this board." College expects expansion of courses in new program By RON CALDWELL Staff Writer A sweeping expansion of courses at the Lethbridge Com- munity College may Ire the di- rect result of the provincial government's dol- lar job training program an- nounced this week. Jin- MacNcil, director of compelling and student ser- vices, said "We are looking at possibly 31 new courses as a re- sult of the program." "So far, we have had nearly 30 inquiries from interested ci- tizens about how to get into the program and as soon as it be- comes more widely known, I expected that number to soar." Dr. C. D. Stewart, president of LCC, told a press conference Wednesday that there is no li- mit on the number of students who will be able to take ad- vantage of the program. "They (tile government) feel that the 4.000 province-wide figure is rather optimistic. Our instructions are that if we come up with even more than expect we wouldn't be turn- ed down and we are looking at around 400 new students." Mr. MacNeil described the 400 figure as "the minimum." "I really think we could get as many as GOO students and maybe even he said. "I agree that 400 is probably a conservative said Keith Robin, of con- tinuing education. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLOB. PHONE 327-2822____ CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13th St. N. Phone 327-4591 FREE PARKING OPEN ALl DAY WEDNESDAYS Just a few suggestions for file coming year! Diaries Daily Journals File Folders Transfer Cases Columnar Sheets Binding Cases ledger Sheets Calendar Refills (1972) Gift Sets "FOR THE LADY" nt Christmas MAX FACTOR Cologne set containing HYPNOT1QUE PRIMITIF n C GOLDEN WOODS fragrances.............. J DOROTHY GRAY Powder and spray perfume O O P LOVE SONG fragrance BOURJOIS Powder and Cologne Spray A rtA ON THE WIND fragrance Those are only a few examples of the many combina- tions available from these makers of fine fragrances for the lady. McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. CHARGEX 614 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3555 Mr. Robin expressed opti- mism that the go1.-eminent pro- gram will be ended into next year. "For sure the ivcrlhern part of the province is going to know we are taking advantage of this thing and 1 .believe this will pave the wrr for ongoing programs next he said. "When they see what we are prepared to do in a month, then next year I'm sure they will open the door and let us go ahead again." Mr. Robin said th? college wil< be "as innovative as we can" in providing new pro- grams. He said basically all that is needed to start a new pro- gram is enough interest in the community. "Last year we ran a short course for security guards and all of them obtained jobs. There may be a need for hotel people with the now Holiday Inn opening here and we are also going to fake a close look at future needs for day care centres in this area so (lie field is wide open." The college also plans to go out into the community for grassroots reaction to what programs should be offered. ''We want to know what the people want in education so we can provide somu realistic guidance and job planning and also to help us select our said Mr. MacNcil. "We also plan to talk to em- ployers in the area to find out what kind of employees they need because our prime inter- est is in training people so they can get right out and go to work." Mr. MacNeil said no deadline has been set for applications to take part in the program which is scheduled to be in full oper- ation in early January- Students will be paid to at- tend school under the provhv cially-financed project. LUTEFISH AVAILABLE AGAIN STAR MARKET 401 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-4393 COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 507 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 OLDMAN RIVER POTTERS GUILD Present "UNDER TOE CHRISTMAS TREE" ANNUAL DISPLAY AND SALE OF POTTERY FOR GIFT GIVINGI Sunday, Dec. 5th 1 to 5 p.m. December 6-12th 2 to 4 p.m. BOWMAN ARTS CENTRE IT'SNO TIME TO BE CAUGHT WITHOUT UNIROYAL SNOW TIRES GET A PAIR NOW AND SAVE DURING KIRK'S GIANT CARLOAD SALE! Olhor siios at comparable prices Can't Afford New Tires? Get KIRK'S OWN BRAND SNOWPLOW RETREADS Size 6.50x13, WITH TRADE AS LOW AS 12 .95 each We Have Tires For Everyone! Your UNIROYAL DEALER KIRK'S Oi TIRE SALES LTD. LETHBRIDGE-1621 3rd Avo. S. Phono 327-5985 or 327-4705 TABER-6201 50th Avenuo Phono 223-3441 FERNIE, B.C.-Phone 423-7746 ;