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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Wednesday, December 16, 1970 ci development yet to come, says EDC head JL The full imp.nct of recent do- next 18 months will move inloi real impact would be felt when velopment in Lcllibridge is not a phase in which some of the' some of the larger projects felt for some i facilities now being constructed' were completed and staff was expected to be montlis vet. i will begin to be utilized. on Uie permanent payroll. Dennis O'Conncll director of There have been jobs created i He between 550 the Economic Development i locally in the construction in- j and GOO new jobs in the manu. Commission, told The Herald dustry during the current factoring trades would in an interview Uie city in the! building boom, he said, but the created over the next be monllis, resulting in a net pop-1 milled to locating in the city, ulation' jump of about In addition, he said, the corn- persons. This is estimated on j mission is in discussion the basis of each job bringing i between 15 and 20 other com- 3.6 persons into the area. These figures relate to pro- jects that are already started or which are definitely com- oard defers decision drug films DIRECTOR Award win- ning rose grower Clinrk'S Bauer 01 Letlibridge has been named a regional director of the Canadian Rose Society. A letter of appointment from the society's headquarters in Toronto, said Mr. Bauer was named because of his pro- motion of rose culture in Can- ada and his interest in the society. His duties will be to represent and promote the society in southern Alberta. He has for many years been n consistent winner in local, provincial and national rose The Lethbridge public school i the film portrays. It is quite board Tuesday deferred until real. January any decision on j A student: "Film" doesn't or not to approve use I tell much about anything that's of two drug education films in citv schools. If they are approved then, shows, receiving phies this year. sis tro- Seal fund The Lethbridge and district Kinsmen TB Christmas seal fund reached 82.4 per cent of its objective at the 28th opening of returns. The ?425 donated at the open- ing brought the total this year to This compares with fcr the comparable pe- iod last year, in 1S68 end in 1967 passes A total of bus passes have been issued to senior citi- zens since the passes became available in early November. The free passes are given to til persons over 65 who have lived in Lethbridge for a year or more. thev cculd form the basis for a spicial counselling program. The two films, titled "Film and "Dawning" were producec by the Alberta department education at a total cost and have been th source of love-hate argument ever since they were firs made public. "Film" show's the drug seen as it is, spotlighting a popula Alberta rock group called Ev eryman's Tonto. The langu _ used is the language of youth and the attitudes expressed arc frank and pointed. The film ne- ither moralizes against noi supports use of drugs. "Dawning" is aimed at a somewhat younger audience and presents some of the prob lems faced by junior higl school students, which can turn them to use of drugs. The prob- lems may include keeping up with their friends, or the rec ognition of how seemingly lit tie they can do to overcome the problems and general mess today's world faces. Beth films are in color and last about 30 minutes. More than 25 parents, school counsellors, students and other people attended the screening, and were asked by school board chairman Bill Brown and district director of schoo] services Bob Gall for their comments, some of which fol- low: Al Brewer, from the Alberta department of youth: "Film" will likely displease about 70 per cent of the people who watch it is an accurate reflection of the drug-oriented sub-culture ROBERT D.KINNIBURGHD.D.S. ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF HIS OFFICE FOR THE PRACTICE OF GENERAL DENTISTRY LocntedAt: 1204 2nd AVE. A NORTH CENTRE VILLAGE MALL LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 328-6929 wrong with drugs; "Dawning" is more interesting, and shows more about what makes people use drugs. A counsel lor: "Dawning" says "this is the world you adults have gotten us and goes on from there to illus- trate how students may be pushed into drug use. Ruth Daw, a teacher: "Film" showed why students keep us- ing drugs but didn't "hit the core" of the dnig problem. "Dawning" had no relevance to the drug situation at all. "The only solution to the drug prob- lem is to let the students make up their own minds, not to push an outside opinion onto them." A parent: "Film" didn't say anything except Ojat all young people have long hair and once in awhile talk about "chloroform on film." "Dawn- ing" was really directed at par- ents and was a good film. "And I don't think kids today should worry about the social prob- lems of the world." (This was a reference to "Dawning's" ex- planation of why students turn to drugs.) Cliff Black, a parent: "Drugs present us with a moral, spiri- tual, social, physical, ethical, medical and family problem such as we have never had be- fore, and before we can attack problem on any of these levels we must know what we're talking about on all of them. But I think both films bu useful if they were presented in a careful fashion." Trustee Doug Card: The films didn't entertain, but they i weren't intended to entertain. They were designed to elicit that's what our students discussion, and they're done panics. Factors outside the manu- facturing industries will also have a bearing on future de- velopment, he said, noting that two proposed hotels in the city would create close to 400 jobs. He also forecast "exciting developments" in other service industries because of the rc- sm'gence of coal mining in the Crowsnesl Pass. There would probably be increased whole- sale trade, for example, to serve the 'Pass in the next few. years, he said. The future also holds in store of the and lives they would like to have It is is the qualitative aspect of growth that must be con sidered, he said quantity alone is not enough. He said he felt Letbbridgi had an outstanding, if no umque, opportunity to develo] into a fine community. and parents should EEC them. Trustee Dr. Doug McPher- son: The films should have de- livered more of a message. But drug education has to be a two- way street. Parents have lo show less hysteria in discuss- ing drugs, "but they've been given a great deal of misinfor- mation." Their children must "show some charity" in deal- ing with their parents. Students know more about drugs than do their parents. Marilyn Anderson, a parent: The problem is to get young people to talk about drugs with their parents on a rational ba- our adult heads in won't help, nor sis. Hiding Uie sand will presenting films that offer a moral or show some of the problems drug use can cause. If films show that they'll com- pletely turn the students off. These two films are useful be- cause they would show the kids that the adults are not afraid to talk sensibly about drugs, and would open up that conversation. Trustee Alastair Mont: The films would be useful, but I hope they will have a previous discussion with the students, by a trained counsellor before [hey are shown we have to be sure the wrong people don't show them, without explaining what their purpose is. Student: The kids are going leam about drags anyhow, whether on the street or in Uie schools or at home. continued expansion agriculture industries creased diversification of agri- cultural products, he said. Mr. O'Connell rei t e r ated what he said was a point that bore repeating that Leth- bridge must identify its goals as a community. Development in itself was not necessarily desirable, he said, but must be used to generate the means whereby the citi- zens can achieve the kind of Giiircli choir to repeat tormance A performance last Sunday of selections from Handel's Messiah by the Southminster Church Senior Choir will be repeated this Sunday because of strong popular demand. The Handel works will be sung at Southminster in place of Bach's Christmas Oratorio, originally scheduled for Dec. 20. Wilf Woolhouse, Southminster choir director, said he had re- ceived numerous phone calls asking that the Handel music be repeated. About 550 persons turned out last week to hear the 48-voice I Southminster soloists, two Regional office likely here in 1971 A nine-man regional educa ion office will be establishec m Lethbridge in 197L by the Al- icrta department of designed to provide the south- rn Alberta area with educa- tional specialist consultants. Harold Jepson, Lethbridge nigh schools inspector; Wilf Lenchuka, a mathematics con ultant and Clarence Emard, IN LETHBRIDGE: 613 4th Ave. S. Telephone 328-4214 Pincher Creek schools superin- tendent were invited to Tues- day's meeting of the Leth- bridge public school board to discuss the regional office. Mr. Jepson told trustees six such offices would be estab- lished in Alberta, in an effort by the department to decen- tralize educational consultants' availability. At present they work only out of Edmonton. choir and a s guests four from McKillop United and First Bap- tist churches. The four soloists are soprano Mary Ann Rogers, contralto Thomson, tenor Walter zen and bass Arthur Hunt. The program lasts about hours. Goer- Most firms to be open on Dec. 28 More than 90 per cent o; stores, offices and other busi- nesses will be open for business Monday, Dec. 28, Wilt Downs, Lethbridge Chamber of Com- merce manager, said Tuesday. His prediction was arrived at after polling more than 50 such establishments. It appears the only com- panies which will be closed are those with union contracts in which the agreement calls for closing if Boxing Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday. Of two concrete firms called one will be opened while the other, which has the stipulation in the union contract, will be closed. Information from Toronto that 95 per cent of the busi- nesses there will be open. Among the firms polled were department stores, wholesale and retail automotive outlets, shoe stores, dress shops, legal offices, courthouse, medical clin- ics, bulk oil dealers, printers, furniture stores, feed outlets, banks, finance and trust com- panies. Among the businesses which wiU be closed are Canadian Western Natural Gas Co. Ltd., Calgary Power, city hall and Oldman Hiver Regional Plan- ning Commission. The post office will provide wicket service and special de- livery mat will be delivered. Street letter box clearances will be on the regular schedule. Letter carrier delivery has been cancelled. FUNDS RAISED FORT MACT.EOn (Special) The Fort Macleod OORP and BPOE lodges sponsored a successful bingo, the proceeds of which have been put in a trust fund for medical expenses Eor 16-month-old Ronalda Tait. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Tait has an advanced liver disease that necessitates monthly visits to Calgary. OVERSEAS Dr. Pcler Bailey, a research scientist in animal physiology at the Lethbridge Research Station since will leave Leth- bridge Dec. 23 for a year of special research in Australia. His work at the Letlibriilge station has control around Madder stones in range cat- tle. His work in Australia, a heavy producer of cattle and sheep, will be in (he same field. Dr. Bailey and his fam- ily will return lo Letlibridge after the year overseas and Dr. Bailey will continue his work' at the Letlibridge sta- tion. NDP sets meeting The Letlibridge New Demo- cratic Party association has rescheduled its provincial nom- ination meetings to Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Labor Club. The association was original- y to have nominated jointly or West and East Letlibridge in late November. Charlie Buijert, Lethbridge Herald printer and the party's unsuccessful candidate in the 967 election, has indicated he vili contest one of the new rid- ings. It is understood that Leslie Howard, head of an audit accounting and income ax consulting business and the MDP candidate in Cardston in 067, is considering vying for nomination. The provincial party has so ar elected 30 of an anticipated 0-65 candidates for the next election, expected in late pring, 1971. The election will see the laming of 75 MLAs to the egislature, an increase of 10 rom the current number. Parks plan discussion meeting topic The federal government's master plan for all Rocky Mountain national parks and wilderness areas, including Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Wat- erton Lakes will be discussed at a meeting of the Alberta Wilderness Association Leth- bi-idge branch. The meeting will be held Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Gas Company Auditorium, 410 Staf- ford Drive (a continuation of 9th St. N.J. The government's general parks policy will also be dis- cussed at the meeting. In addition, Tom Bateman, of Foremost, and Lawrence Halmraet. o f Warner will dis- cuss various wilderness area possibilities under considera- tion by conservationists for southeastern Alberta. Everyone interested is invited to attend the meeting. Legal experts speak Jan, 6-9 Skiing and legal sessions will involve many lawyers Jan. 6-9 at Whitefish, Mont. Speakers will talk on air, wa- ter and noise pollution. Attain- ing and preserving the quality of the environment will be dis- cussed by a panel of govern- ment and private legal experts. The conference is co-spon- sored by the Montana Bar As- sociation and the University of Montana law school's continu- ing legal education program. CITIES'POPULAR The 1966 census showed that 48 per cent of Canada's popula- :ion lived in the 19 major metro- politan areas. Your NEW Authorized Dealer JEEP'TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phone 327-1418 OUR ENTIRE FALL AND WINTER STOCK ELL-OUT! In addition to the Lethbridge office, similar centres will be established in Grande Prairie, Ked Deer and Calgary, and two offices will be located in Ed- monton, j "Departments of education across Canada are changing their functions, and this is one stage in that development in Mr. Jepson said. He said the Lethbridge office is in an "embryonic stage" at present, with only himself and VIr. Lenchuka actually on staff and two other specialists, in .anguage arts and administra- tion already chosen but not yet on the job. Additional specialists will he added as their need and spe- cialization become apparent, he said. The area includes about 000 students from throughout southern Alberta, he said, and the regional office will be tai- lored to meet their particular needs. The office will offer consul- tant services to schools and school districts requesting them, working with teachers individually and in groups. The regional office special- ists might also become in- volved in local school district evaluations if the districts' re- j quested this form of assistance. Other possibilities would in- clude clinical services, reading and speech therapy personnel and similar departments. It is jmssible some office per- sonnel might be responsible for duties in several regional of- fices, although this would only bo done in cases where the job was particularly important but; Uie demand low. B. UNTRIMMED COATS AS IOW AS i PRICE Entire stock no hold backs boucles, angora and wool, Harris tvireeds, camel hair, Dutch plush, and a host of other fabrics. Sizes 8 to 44. Reg. to 49.95 NOW AS LOW AS Reg. to 89.95 NOW AS LOW AS 25M 49 EXTRA SPECIAL! 10 ONLY UNTRIMMED COATS NOW ONE PRICE Regular lo 45.00 15-00 A FEW AT 10.00 EXTRA SPECIALI 3 4 COATS Reg. to 34.95 ONE PRICE, NOW A FEW AT '5.00 MAN MADE AND V, FUR COATS PLEASE NOTE! We carry a full line of Fur Collars and Cuffs mink in many shades, coon, fox, and muskraf. All collars easily attached. Purchase an untrimmed coat and we will supply ihe collar and cuffs for as low as price. Some fur trimmed all at Sale Prices, Otfa Fur, Persian Lamb, Seal, Borg, Broadtail, Mink plus a host of novelty fabrics. ALL SALE PRICED ENTIRE STOCK OF CAR COATS and LENTHS Plaids, Wools, Corduroys, etc. some fur (rims. Reg. to 29.95 Reg. to 45.00 NOW AS NOW AS LOW AS IOW AS 14.95 25-00 ENTIRE STOCK OF SUITS and PANT SUITS 2 AND 3 PIECE STYLES. Reg. 49.95 NOW AS LOW AS 19 ..95 Reg. to 69.95 NOW AS LOW AS ____ 29 .95 Regular to 45.00. NOW AS LOW AS 19 .95 AND 2 PIECE OUTFITS 200 selected from our large stock included are wools, crepes, fortrels, metallics, plus a host of other fabrics. SIZES 7 TO 20 AND J6V4 TO 24W Regular to 26.00 NOW 6.0GM5.0C Regular to 3S.OO NOW 20.00 FULL LENGTH MAN-MADE FUR COATS Unlrimmed and fur Irimmed. Otto Fir, Persian (3 Broadtail, plus a hosl of others oil sizes. Reg. to 59.95 DC Reg. to NOW AS JM-73 139.95. NOW< LOW AS f AS LOW AS -69 .95 BRAND NAME FORTREL SKI JACKETS A large assortment of colors. In sizes 12 lo 20. Reg. 25.00 NOW ONLY 16-98 Housecoats ENTIRE STOCK NOW AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES 9.98 Reg. lo 12.98. NOW Reg. to 19.95. 1 A QO NOW....... I A SELECTION OF FORTREL AND STRETCH In a SLACKS nico selection if colo Reg. to 13.98. NOW........ 8-98, All SALES FINAL-NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDSI SHOP EARLY FOR BEST SELECTION! MODERN FASHIONS 309A 5fh Street South Phone 327-3030 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. ;