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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SUPERIOR 13 DAY MEXICAN FIESTA FOR CO-OP MEMBERS Dopurliny from Calgary January 19lh, 1971 person Based on double occupancy For reservations and information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Centre Village Phone 328-320! or 328-8184 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Lethkidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lclhbridgc, Alberta, Friday, December H, 1970 PACES 17 TO 28 Troal Evoryono To Dolicioui Alberta Roast Beef-On-A-Bun "j Available) Only at kk. ERICKSENrs JTako-Out No. 2-1705 M.M. Drive S. Phono 328-7751 Diversity and flexibility urged by U of L head The University of Lethbridgc must start presenting its di- versity and flexibility as its major programs instead of as alternatives, U of L President Dr. Sam Smith said in an ad- CBC radio to feature Teen Clefs The 17-voice Lethbridge Teen Clefs, under the direction of music teacher Anne Campbell will present a program o: Christmas music on the CBC radio network the evening of Christmas Day. The 30 minute program is to be taped Dec. 21. The Calgary CBC station, CBR, carried an interview Mrs. Campbell tins morning at The Teen Clefs' appearance in Calgary earlier this fall with the cast of Funny You Should Say That has yet to be broad- cast on the network. Mrs. Campbell indicated the CBC taped enough selections from the Calgary show to af- ford at least four radio appear- ances by the all-girl choir. _ CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENIAL LAB tower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 dress to the University Sem- inar Series. "It hasn't been enough to have tucked away somewhere in our calendar an indication that independent study, col- loquium study, student ini- tiated courses and others are Dr. Smilh said. Tins diversity must be open to students in their first year of university, he said, and in addition it should be possible if a student desires, to switch to the more-traditional approach with little loss of education wilh credit for the independent courses. The university should pre- sent a combination situation which offers both the standard restricted course patterns, and also a newer approach allow- ing the students to study what- ever they want in consultation Commission to work with The parks and recreation commission has approved in principle to work with the YWCA regarding women's and girls' recreation in Lethbridge and requested the parks and recreation department to pre- pare general policy guidelines. The program is suggested as one-year project to be con- tinued and altered as seen fit if the initial experiment should prove satisfactory. The proposal by the YWCA is to cost an estimated and will require a city subsidy of or per registrant. There would be approximately 2.100 registrants. Must Make Room for 1971 Models 15% Discount COME AND SEE US FOR A SPECIAL On our present stock of Typewriters Adding Machines Calculators (New and Reconditioned) OFFER EXPIRES DECEMBER 31st Chinook Office Machines 620 13th Street N. Phone 328-6868 Dealers for Royal Typewriters, Odhner Adding Machines and Victor Calculators He said the time has come for the U of L to ask itself, "What is missing In the total scheme of higher education in the province of The answer the U of L should make, he suggested, would be that Alberta lacks a university catering to the personal needs of the students, one which is oriented toward experiment and innovation. "I. think we can and must try to establish an educational context that aims proudly at (he goal of assisting its mem- become more fully Dr. Smith said. "But this is not being done anywhere that I know certainly not at the University of Lethbridge, for all our talk about that kind of thing." He suggested a university of :his type would offer an inde- pendent study program avail- able for students regarded by a faculty-student committee as >eing equal to the responsibil- ity of organizing, with the help of faculty, their own course of studies. The existing Colloqui- um Study program at the U of L would be an example on smaller scale. The university would also of- fer a general program in which the student would work with other students and appropriate faculty members In design and development of one or more re- search projects, which might satisfy on their completion a major or minor portion of the TERESA WONG Hong Kong student enjoys school here Meet Wong Sho much better known Kwin in Lei student's degree. Is could also offer an cal epochs" program, requirements for "histori- involv- SAVE 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLKR FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT INUTB UFFLER INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 509 6th Avenue South CAMM'S YOUR SHOE STORE Just arrived Ideal for iw? evening pant suits in the very latest design. m NEW GOLD and SILVER STRIP SANDALS SIMULATED PYTHON A new bone and black metallic sling in (Same style as illus- The ideal accessory for your brown tone ward- robe. NEW EYE CATCHERS the teen and campus crowd ed. Navy, and Brown wet also Mahogany antique. HANDBAGS to match any of our lovely new shoes make the perfect gift. OPEN FRI. TIU 9 P.M. ing a prescribed sequence of readings from various sources, coupled with weekly seminars and occasional lectures. This would be a full-time f o u r-semester program, Dr. Smith said, guaranteed to sat- isfy all general university pro- gram requirements. The university could at the same time offer a conventional schedule of courses, which at present requires that students take forty course units in both general and specialized areas, to meet requirements for a degree. This system, he said, would go a long ways toward solving the current situation in which students resist being "locked in" to an established role in society, so either remain in university or completely drop out of society. It would allow students to study whatever they believed would make them more fully under stand themselves. It would offer all kinds of peo- ple the opportunity to go to university, including those with fixed goals in mind for whom the traditional univer- sity is ample, or for those with- bridge as Teresa Wong. Teresa, a Grade 12 studc at the Lethbridge Collegiate I stitute moved from Hong Kor about 114 years ago, parents, two brothers and sisters. She was actually born what she says Hong Kong res dents call "Old China" th Chinese mainland. She move to Hong Kong when she wa about one year old, and st has relatives in old China. Hong Kong is a Britis Crown Colony still, occupyin 398 square miles includir some 3G5 square miles of th mainland, called the New Te ritories, leased to Hong Kon by China for 99 years lease which expires in 1997. Most of the colony's four mi bVm people live in about 1 square miles of residentia out feed goals who still want to continue their educations. CAMM'S 403 5lh St. S. HUMBLE SERVANT NEW-V.W. 1600 ONLY Deluxi A-l 1967 VW model. 1969 DATSUN 510 Deluxe. Only miles, rod RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd Ave. and 16th St. S. Sales 328-4539 Car U! land; about 50 square mile are under cultivation and th remainder is marshy and moun tainous. Hong Kong is actually an is land, but its New Territorie are on the mainland, surrounc ed by Chinese Kwangtung Prov ince. Teresa said she finds fa more freedom at LCI than she had in school in Hong Kong. "You can take the courses you want and do most of the things you want, and you can dress however you she said. Her hair is past shoulder length now, hut she said in Hong Kong when it wasn't even half as long the school she at tended cut it off at about hei ears because they thought i: was too long. "We also had to wear uni- forms they were too long and in the hot weather they were she said. Teresa likes clothes and that's where much of her spending money is going now. "I tried to avoid" that uni- form as often as'I could, so I could wear other she said. Not all Hong Kong schools are as restrictive, she said, but they are still not as flexible as Lethbridge schools are. STARTING AGE Students there start now at age five, but when Teresa started school there was no of- ficial starling date at all students could start at. what- ever age their parents took them to school. The elementary-level school has six grades; and the second- ary schools work on the "form" system, with three forms tak- ing five years. Studies include history, mathematics, English, geography, Chinese history and I literature, and composition. I And comprehensive exams covering everything studied through the five high school years must he passed before a student graduates. Most schools also have monthly tuition fees, and books get extremely expensive. The main language is Can- tonese, one of the most com mon Chinese dialects, but Eng- lish is also popular and people usually speak another Chinese language as well. Teresa said she started learn- ing English in Grade 3, little by little. Because in English ciass no other language is al- lowed, the teacher in Grade 4 told everyone to choose an English name. Teresa couldn't think of one, so her teacher called her "Teresa" and she las kept the name ever since all situations where English us spoken. In high school, she took mos of her classes in English. She says she likes tin Prairies because they have "si nuch but she's gettin] 'a little frozen" since Hon; Kong has no real winter. When she finishes lu'gh schop next year, Teresa is uncertain about what she will do. She ays she likes working icople, and one possibility she s considering is working in a major airline terminal ranslator. She is also considering uni ersily. She might like to return to Hong Kong for a visit, but pre ers to live in Canada. The ear she felt of Old China, the rowded living conditions and he difficult economic stand- rds arc among the factors she as considered. She said a good salary there 5 about Hong Kong dol- ars a month the equivalent f about Canadian. A bot- e of pop costs 30 Hong Kong ents; a good dress or suit jout Hong Kong. Worth Commission associate is fired By JIM WILSON Herald Education Writer Allan Stein, associate direc- tor of the post-secondary edu- Commission on Educational Planning, told The Herald this morning he had been fired from his position by Dr. Walter Worth, head of the commission. Calling from Edmonton, he said there is "some chance" several resignations will result from his dismissal. Univeristy o f Lethbridge President Dr. Sam Smith is di- of the post-secondary education task force. Mr. Stein, in a telephone in- erview, said he was fired "for very vague which he was lead by Dr. Worth to he- ieve included "lack of judg- ment and loyalty to the com- mission." He said he did uot believe it vas the quality of his1 work j Dr. Wor'.h was dissatisfied vith, since lie has already done substantial amount of the commission's research. Mr. Stein has long said he nad been appointed to the com- mission as its "token student- adical-hippie." and suggested hat this might be the reason le has now been dismissed. "Tokenism only really works the token works according (o he rules of the larger e said. "My commitment is to ducation, not just to tha com- nission." At the commission's Con- fess on the Future last week- nd, Mr. Stein was one of bout 70 delegates who held a >rotest meeting one evening, expressing concern that the congress was doing nothing to further education for the peo- ple in attendance because it did not give them any oppor- 'No confidence' says Worth Dr. Worth, contacted by The Herald said Mr. Stein's dis- missal "arose from a growing lack of confidence in his abil- ity to assist me in properly fulfilling the purposes of this commission." He said tin's would include both loyalty and working abili- ties Mr. Stein offered the com- mission. "I have a job to do and have to have people on the commis- sion board in whom I can trust." MIDDLE EARTH 306 9th St. S. Where you can buy unique hand crofted items, now has Moroc- can Imports hese tooled purses, peas- ant glasses, wallets, ornate and other items are specially fine for Christ- mas aivina. Extra staff 'or season The Lethbridge post office is expected to be a beehive of ac- tivity next week when the bulk of Christmas mail and parcels is expected to hit. The post office has taken on 14 additional staff members so far but by Monday the ful' complement of 146 additional workers is expected to be on duty. The 105 women who will be working for one week to 10 days will be detailed as sort- ers. The 41 men will take on duties as letter carrier helpers, parcel post and vehicle load- ers. The staff has been hired and no other workers are re- quired. The additional workers are all Lethbridge and area resi- dents. Mail so far has been rela- tively light. The peak is ex- pected tc hit Wednesday or Thursday. Additional truck ser- vice is being operated in all directions out of Lethbridgc to handle the Christmas mail and parcels. COMPUTE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 Sugar beet t_ j slicing completed Canadian Sugar Factories' plants at Taber and Piciure Butte have finished slicin, southern Alberta's 1970 sugar beet crop. Dwight Purdy, CSF manager in Lelhbridge, said this morn- ing sugar yields for the crop were down to 15.3 per cent compared with the 1969 content of 16.8 per cent. Prcduction yields at the fac- tories were: sugar 122 million pounds, pulp tons and molasses tons. Total beets harvested for the year were tons. Aver age yield per acre was 14.5 tons compared with the 1969 figure of 14.84 tons per acre. The two factories operated a total of 71 days. There were 36.733 acres of sugar beets harvested in southern Alberta this year. There were acres "har- vested in 1969. iunity to question the speakers or make their own ideas known. "I had always hoped that liberals like Dr. Worth would respond positively to iiiul son. of questioning, but I guess they're only liberals if you be- lieve in their personal princi- Mr. Stein said. He said the commission will probably emplov another office administrator, but not another commissioner because it is too late (the Worth report is to be released early in PHARMACY FACTS From O. C. Stubbs The recent deaths of well- known, show business person- alities, where a combination of drugs and alcohol has prov- ed to have been the cause, have created a prob- 'em which no solution has yet been found. You I m a y remember J this combination was the attribut- 4 tf-std cause of the i death of Dorothy Kilgallen? Film-star Allen Ladd and singer Dorothy Dandridge were also victims of this com- bination of drugs and alcohol. At this time we do not know why drugs which can usually be of help, can, in combination with liquor, cause death. There has, however, now been enough experience to know that a per- son under medication can pos- sibly be risking death when she drinks liquor at the same time. Why take this chance? A word to the wise Why be like the man who jumped on liis horse and rode off in all directions? Just re- member that Stubbs Pharmacy is always your best place to "Say Hello to a Good at 1506 9lh Avo. S., of course. CORRECTION The picture of the Men's Winter Boots which ap- peared Wednesday, December 9th should have been the one pictured below. Leather Vinyl Sizes 8-11 and 12 only Save up to a pair PAIR REWARD SHOES CENTRE VILLAGE MALL Dine and Dance TONIGHT and SATURDAY NIGHT! THE MOONGLOWS SUNDAY The family will enjoy our fine food, service atmosphere "Special Children's Menu" SUNDAY BRUNCH SERVED 10 A.M. TO 2 P.M. vcw s "HONE 328-7756 for RESERVATIONS ATTEND BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE FIUTFESTIVAL DRAW Fill out the form for a weekend trip to Calgary and the Ice Capades for two. Draw courtesy of Time Air, Paliiser Hotel and Bullc Travel NEXT DOOR TO ART WILLIAMS AGENCIES IN WEST END OF MALL Films courtesy of Air Canada and CP Air FRIDAY p.m.-Mexico in Switzerland EVENING p.m.-Mexico p.m. Skiing in Switzerland SATURDAY p.m.-Howaii p.m.-Mexico in Switzerland NO FILMS IN EVENING See Scotty or Lome for All Your Travel Arrangements at BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE CENTRE VILLAGE MALL (West End) 328-3201 328-8184 ;