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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta industrial diversification will be major election issuesAxford December 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HEHAID 15 New approach needed in drug education according to thesis given to school board By GKEfi McINTYKE Staff Writer Unemployment aJid the need for diversified secondary indus try will be the top issues in soulhorn Alberta in Ihe nexl federal a Progressive j challenge foreign Conservative official marketing of Canadian wheat in world he In the past 10 years Canada has fallen away behind other countries in the efficient pro duction of If Herb president of tins provincial Tory association for Lelhbridge made tbe j prediction following a national Conservative policy conference be attended at Employment be a bi said a pro fessor of economics at the Uni versity of We need more diversifica tion of industry to provide We have to find some second ary Its not Rood enough for Alberta to educate people up lo the age of 21 and then send to Ontario to find a He predicted Prime Minister Trudcau will call a general election in tbe spring or fall of we dont we dont sell And we havent been selling as we should to markets in Europe and Ihe Another issue that will be discussed in 1972 election cam paigning will be the problem of drug abuse in Ax ford said this province has the highest incidence of drug particularly LSD in the coun At the national policy conven tion in Ottawa 4 lo Con servatives discussed a number disappears out tral Bank of which insires of people in the Western flucnces interest rales and olh or factors m the economy of the Canada at the Conserva ce supported ahol Of jniei provincial trade re of problems relating to Alber he Axford said Tories rec ognized the need for a region al reorganization of the con He said regional branches of the central bank would also provide financiers in Toronto and Ottawa with better infor mation on the needs and de lPlans unveiled for pageant recalling souths history 1972 and suggested other big nl issues locally will be Canadian and marketing prob lems in the livestock and wheat New methods must be found for the efficient and lowcosl ASPHALT PAVING By RUDY IIAUGENEDEIl Staff Writer An ambitious program dramatize southern Albertas story has been Frank manager of the vineial and federal government departments for financial sup At least is rc Travel and Convention Associ ation of Southern Alberta has outlined a plan to stage reen actments of Important historic Inleresl rates are higher in I striclions on agricultural prod the so that when t h c y he lighten money in Ihe East il If we are going to have an efficient we have to be able to m o v e products around freely within Resolutions were passed that would support any sleps lo make the Indian population more self be The Progressive Conserva tive for sup ports the establishment where possible of school boards made up of Indian people them Education was seen as an im portant avenue for Indian peo ple lo improve their standards of he Canadian economic indepen dence parlicularly in Ihe media and publishing industries Axford said whelher we like it or siderable time and money in other southern Alberta Smith The actual benefits lo the or This undertaking would have j dinary citizen are the construc far reaching benefits to the and as such it is an ideal vehicle f o r coopera tive involvement by citizens as individuals and Smith It is not a difficult under collec TOLLESTRUP i Construction SAND and GRAVEL PHONE 3282702 3273610 4 4 2702 The proposed site for the If the plan is tion of additional accommoda tion facilities which would re sult in reduced land taxes more jobs and reduced provin cial taxes resulting from tax A whole new approach is needed on the question of drug education because present methods only pay lip service without gelling at the roots of the A controversial paper on drug education by Edwin Sever a widely known med ical was presented to Ihe LiJibridge public school boards regular Scvcringhaus said drug education is a game in which all the players fill Ilieir expect ed roles the expert re lates facts about drug the good guys express shock Long Christmas holidays almost here for city students home ownership is going to be a big There is going to have to be some Canadian control on the boards of directors of big oil money gained from tourists j for through the purchase of com I dian Battle Although Smith would like to see the program start ed this he feels the first production must be staged by 1973 to commemor ate the centennial of the found ing of the Because of the programs size at least 60 actors and accompanying personnel fi nancial backing is a Smith has forwarded co pies of his plan to various pro The problem of providing I equipmenl and costume is not rejected by j very Smith southern the Cal1 The audience would not sit gary Tourist and Convent ion close enough to the show to Association says it wants a j note the authenticity of the chance at equipment As a In a letter to Doug j the executive vice president of the Calgary says Calgary will incorporate the plan into its overall pro A PIPE SMOKERS GIFT Leonard Paynes DriKule Classic Specially Designed For WIT SMOKER No moislure No tar No guk You will also receive a BUTANE PIPE LIGHTER with every purchase OUR CHRISTMAS GIFT TO YOU See Canadas finest pipes ot MARCELS SMOKE SHOP PROFESSIONAL BUILDING 4th LETHBRiDGE LEONARD PAYNES PLEDGE My pipes are guaranteed against every possible haz ard except Repair Money back Buy Canadian Keep Canadians Working The revival of the old 1 days idea concept is a tremendous says Smith warned that unless enough interest is generated in his plan the plan will be turned over to the Calgary A staged historic reproduc tion of this magnitude coutd de velop into one of the nations major tourist Smith The dollars and cents bene fits from it would be incalcul able to the southern Alberta This type of imaginative tour ist promotion program is need ed in view of the enormous competition for the tourist dol lar from other provinces and the United and from re duced intercontinental air he If the plan could see tourists changing their destinations towards southern Alberta rather than using the highway arteries to gel to another said Tile staged reproductions would be timed not to inter fere with other programs planned in the southern portion of the Once tourists are destined for the show they will spend con easily accessible materials could bo used while providing tourists with a maximum Smiths program outline has received nationwide sup Larry executive vice president of the Travel Indus try Association of Ot says The detailed proposal for a dramatic show featuring the taming of the Canadian West at Fort Whoop Up could be most important element in the develop m e n t of tourism in southern Capture the history of south em Alberta while it is still fresh and while some knowledgeable charters are still says John the 1967 Canada Centennial in a letter from Your idea is an imaginative one and todays traveller wants Inspector Potts said from the office of the RCMP commissioner in We will be pleased to provide any reasonable assistance and co operation to help you in this The Alberta ombudsman and former RCMP McClellan said I think your concept of commem orating centennials of various historic events as they come will certainly give you a permanent project which can be extended and improved upon through the City youths invited to Red Deer meet PORT COlLEGi MALL M CHRISTMAS SPECIAL DOWNFILLED All Colors Mens and Ladies models SPECIAL Ideal Christinas Gilt SKI SCENE SPORTS COLLEGE MALL PHONE 3270553 Open 9 to 9 until 23rd Six high school students from Lethbridge are among 50 teen agers invited lo attend a youth seminar at Red Deer 27 j to 30 sponsored by the Cana j dian Council of Christians and The program includes a rap session with Red Deer Mayor Ed Barrett and some city ai de The youth will have the op porlunily to hear how a mayor and his aldermen deal with the j problems of running a growing city in the middle of he said one of the seminar or Bob director of the CCCI at Invited to attend from Lcth bridgo are teen agers who took part in a CCCJ exchange program last They are Glen Lynn El Gary Kathy Gra Marty McDonald and Ilona This summers exchange will also be planned at the Red Deer Each summer the CCCJ op i orates n n English Krewh exchange program for abnut This year about 300 from Allicrta will exchange with students in The seminar is also intended to discuss formation of an In dian non Indian Brother hood camp for youth for Air THATS POWER The local electric power de mand readied kilowatts Wednesday exceeding the previous high of Ihe year of kilowatts and last years high of I HERB AXFORD High college and uni versity students in Lethbridge have entered the home stretch in the Christ nvis examinations and holidays are Students at the Lethbridge Community College wiil com plete their exams on Friday as will most students at the University of Senior high school students began writing departmental ex aminations Thursday and will finish the middle on next Students hi the lower grades mil write their exams next Vacations for some students have already but most will attend classes until At students will return to school 3 while the U of L will resume studies on We put tne schools in an impossible bind by asking for drug education when larger so cial policy questions are rare Severinghaus said schools cannot Ixi truly educational about drugs without invoking se vere criticism from nther pow erful institutions and indivi duals and he alternalive is hy pocritical game I feel pessimistic about our present approach having any significant relevance or We should stop doing more of the same and devote our en ergy to taking a fresh look at the Bob director of special said tile paper de scribes exactly what the situ ation It points out a lack of sin eerily that is common to so Cily schools will reopen on ciety Lelhbridge is ro dif although teachers refcrent than any other It turn is like that here and horror and Ihe bad guys feel that the expert and the good guys dont really know what is going This results in everyone stay ing exactly where they were before the game Ideas have only been reinforced and nothing has been accom Severinghaus said scliODls are caught in the middle when it comes to drug abuse educa The schools are increasing ly being expected to do some thing about drug he COFFEE HELPS Hot coffee chases the winter and has the added ad vantage of giving party goers who must drive extra chance to ensure that they are capable of operating their Coffee has no sobering but the time element could make the says the Alberta Motor This holiday police Jolly Good Wishes for Christmas Sonlas ringing out jo good wishes lo alll From the management and staff at BIRD BUILDING SUPPLIES 113 13th Phone 3282050 3282051 old style his sme A mighty man was hewith a mighty thirst to His style Lethbridge Old Style Pilsner The beer big enough to quench a thirst that was hammered out of heat and fired in the Beer slowbrewed and naturally aged for honest oldtime Old Style Pilsner you cant beat it TRADITION YOU CAN TASTEFROM THE HOUSE OF LETHBRIDGE ;