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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LFTHSR1CGE HERALD MencJey, Dumber 18, 1972 Bad iveather and ice hamper first week of commercial fishing Commercial fishing is alive but not so in Southern Al- berta- For the past commer- cial Sshennen in foi> area have been active with their gill nets and other associated mass fish collecting parapher- Frani: Somerville. Let'nbridge district fish and Tiidlife offi- cer said the tinier fishing just Slashed en Big Chin Lake, soish of poor re- sulis. "Bad vresther and even worse ice kept the catches ha said. Commercial fishing in the winter here is aimed primarily at taking lake whiteush. which have a good cosunertia! mar- ket, explained Mr. Somerville. Waters inhabited by trout are usually not open to commercial Cskennec. he said. Winter gill netting of fish for commercial purposes starts as soon ss the ice is thick enough for the fishermen to walk safe- ly on it and continues until break-uD in the spring, he said. Statistics on the amount cf business done were unavail- able, but Mr. SoissrviUe told The Herald, "catches of up to 20.000 pounds of commercially usable fish are not unusual from larger lakes and reser- voirs in the area." The commercial fishing sea- sen has no specific time per- iod, but is controlled by select- ed openings and closures of f ishabie bodies of water throughout the winter. "TTe try to control the size of catch taken to what we think the market can handle at the time." he said. The control is handled by opening larger bodies cf -water vrhen it is felt bigger and more fish can be easily sold- "Open periods on lakes or reservoirs usually last for a week at a time, and the body of water may be opened for more than ore lime in a he saic. Commercial fishing in Alber- ta is controlled on a zone basis. There are seven zones in Al- berta. The commercial fishing zone in our area is Zone A. It ex- teads from Canmore, east to the Alberta Saskatchewan bor- der and south to the Canada- United -States border. Two commercial type fish- ing licences are available, fee covers fishing privileges for en entire zone and the other res- tricts fish taking to only one body of water. T zone licence costs the single body of water licence costs Restrictions are also put on the length of nets and the size cf the net mesh used, said Mr. Sonuerville. The smallest mesh opening al- lowed for a gill net in our Zone A is 4-i Inches. The stand- ard size used is inches and is no restriction on the use of larger naesh- SiThe length of net used var- ies from season to season and from body of water to body of water. Tee most popular lengths used are 400 to 600 yards ?.Ir. Scnierville. Gill nets work by catching the fish as it tries to swim through the mesh. The fish gets can't make the rest of its body its head through the mesh, but go through, when it tries to swim backwards its gills get tangled in the mesh. Standard mesh gill nets cost about per 100 foot length and catch fish a foot long and bigger. Other smaller fish can swim easily through the mesh. Trustees 'arrogant5 charges ATA head corns under fire iz :he latest issue of the Alberta Teachers In an editorial. ATA presi- ded. Dr. Hurray Jamcolsky slanmiec the Alberta .School Trustees Association, on a nun- "risl convention this fen. the elected members of schcol boards, wto ostecsibiy gathered to prceuxe quality education. saw fit to cccjisue their en teach- ers sad the ATA.'7 he said. Dr. Jampolsky adced thai there was little ircicatio-: from the coEverticn that trustees are and ready to o-operate uith the ATA in promoting the canse of education. A resclunon calling for the estiasicc of teachers in an ac- EisistraETe. supervisory c-r consulting position from the bargainin-f unit described by Dr. Jaripoisky as and iffiDertfrenr. Ee said the resolution inrades the "life space" of the ATA, "Alberta has an ezee-EeEt ec- system and it wss with the acmizistrators as cf the be sale, "The passage cf this resobrioc. leaves one wondering why so trustees are to rrlous step in "Alberta ecuca- Tbe ATA president also blast- ed the trustees for falling to seek provincial for ace- ccare accommodation for teach- ing ice fine arts. "Advocating greater ecuca- tzooal opportunities and voting asainst better faculties for such opportunities would seem 10 be contradictory." said Dr. Jampoisky. A resoltzioi: that called for the abolition cf permasect cer- tification of teachers also drew Dr. Jampolsky said teacher; should igrcre :tte izteniperate moves'' "of tie ASTA and coz- tirue to well with local school boards." V of L artist gets grant John Dormer a imrc-ysar art studact at the Universiy of Lsthhridge is one of the few SZti grant-wiznsrs in the prov- in-ce for visual arts and crafts. Host ths visual arts and crafts grants awarded by the provincial depsrtmeni of Culture, youth, arid recreation were of to S200 value. John, who is 21 and from Lethbridge, is working toward his 3_A_ in fine arts at the U of_L. ne said he spends all cf his spare time painting and ertperi- Tj.r -J i, ,n art. John believes thar an artist develops his owr. and "style through constant practice and cres-tive w-crk. The artist describes hi5 pres- ent style as "developmental. Eight now, I'm he and have just ta'ken my first Tourist trailer to be altered t VT in the let of the Travel gr.d Convention Associa- tion or STILL SELLING FOR LESS! STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd Street S. Phone 327-3024 for S255 with. a tourist attraction map of southwest Alberta, the trailer Ls bad2v in need of recair. The association has decided instead to cut off the top and use tbe bottom for the bed of a float. Over the years, the trailer fcas used at sports dayH, rodeos, conrections and a variety of ether events to dis- perse isferrsation about the re- gion. School drop-out A high school drop-oct from 13 i-iTSt- VCS3T jstudas: at the Califcmia i tule of Greg Gibe-ess. 13, J am defmec as a high school croc-c'i. '.vhich is ssaiistically i correct J compl Last ear. Greg "jreeis irto his Grace 12 pro- be contacted Dr. i'C. B- ilcIssLSj physics prcfTsss- j or. and ECTA' co-oraiaatcr cf studies, at the Uci- versity of LeihbrLdge. about i DiTvsics class ttj i Dr. Mclnris iiapressed Greg's ability. SDardeuiiT- him to tsisr U of L under special acmissiwn, as 2 special U of L rfeg'jLsds'SS allcrs1 the in co-opera- tioa high sch-cc-ls to Icepc stucerits capab-e of ad- to take cri-cam- HOW'S THIS? Miches! cf ries ior cj hundreds OT fir, end snjce Trees .T.-cst'y frc.Ti Srithh Coiumbic, c few frcm s.-scrsd crrd deccrcted dv.'ing the before Chrisifr.cs. For those or rr.-srs cr fsti, ecch frcsTj rovir.dcl trnd Pincner Creek TO cut the don'f went pcy the ;rs ere cf 50 csr.fs cffjcei cr :r trees. Transfer students leave Jan. 1 We wish you joy at Christmas. May its true deep meaning light your way to peaca and contentment ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. :HARGE Comer 13fh St. and 2nd Ave, S. Phone 323-3301 "Your Pioneer lumber Dealer Since 1925" Durisg spriig sssnester, they be participaliriS in. 2 demised program Siz University of Lethbridge The Ctoecec scody program is have seizsd the oppcr-; designed to alkw U of L sts- to increase their Fresch; dests particularly French i5s abilities vrhile esstk-: majors a chance to study and live in a French speaking en- i j tn; f the language. Tne siz psrticipating stodeats rin register as U of L students threes tae L of L "and the Uni-; before leaving and Trill retriair; Tsrsiries of Lavs! and Sber- t" cf L students even though m They a r e iivin.g ard stedyHg in Quebec. vJ Jan. L :ferseiaester iaciaces two 5th Ave, 4-way stops to tram east-west drivers courses from the urJ- versity and responsibility of an indepezdesjt study course en sesje aspect cf the French Canadian culture. vr i also be ezpected to rubmit irrlt- tea reports to U cf L era languages depart These reports be used in French classes the henefit other Dr ;G. Hesse, acting Two four-Tray swp istersec- tiocs, at 5th Ave. 13th asd S'. S.. are ocrj tsrr.-porary, a spokesmar. ?7r the er.glseer- says. Step have been iRstall- ed fc-f ar--i traf- fic on 5th Ave. and ezisfisg sigEJ for north and south boaod trafSc on the streets have beea left there for a The system is here byt is belcg used only to get east and traffic accus- tomed to tfces that hapcess, the says, the stop sigss or, and. 20th street Ttill be The change is r-ecessary be- catse 5th beus? tsed more freOTectrj as a tbrough street arid' of the speeds getting jsaite the said. Li the area. 5th Ave, jacior ard two secior high tTro jjnior acd tTro schools asd 32 ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION GENERAL STfWART (RANCH NO. 4 NOTICE OF GENERAL MEETING Tuesday, Dec. p.m. NORMANDY LOUNGE BRING A NEW MEM i tipon satisfactcry completion [of the reqtcreizents, the stu- Sdent TTin be credited with five courses at the U of1 L, the usual Participating students are a r 1 e 3 e Ponjavic, Diane Dorothy Bcras, Gail Angyal 'of :cf St. Pad, Alberta Ralph DilTTorth of Alberta. St. Pasi is about t% n-Jka JBortheast Cff Ednonton. Ohaion is arxwt 70 sales southeast of Edawnton. i T-VTO cf the six students I Gail Angyal LaOTer Laxd- i ry "will altered the University I of Lsral in Quebec City. of L on CBC radio the retraining four attesd Sberbrocke. i The choice of usiveriiiles I living arras.gexnsnt.s "hiie in i' Quebec vras left to ths iaEvi- st. Most are ieaving of their fivtsg iis until their srri- 7a n Sfcderzs Trill be responsible 'for their OTJTI expsr-ies curing 'the sesiester, as they if they aKftnding the U of L. i Participatica is the prograzn is to studests at least ;foor semesters ot Tae aCTpoacbmg sem- ester marks the first time the transfer arrazgenieni has been put into practice at the U of L. although iiraliar eoist at other universities. Dr. Hes.% ssid it :s expected the program vnll be offered each suhseovsn semester 'at the University cf cn.e year at the U c-f L. Grss irtiiebed to Ca! Tech in Pasaclera -.'here jLa additirs to his first year i ciassss. he is taking secoad ssd third yssr coursesr Greg feels his year speta at the U of L was vahiabfe prep- iaratkei for his carrent studifej at Csl Tecs, as it tsugfei Hrq ths value cf fcoepetcent stady, "I learned to erd study for nyseif at the U cf Grsf said- sss studests entering Tech asd they are just Icet Tvtiss they realize Vhst is expected of tfaeas. Tbey can't the responsbility 'their progress." i XOTT that he has slnKst t-wo i years cf Tnirerrlty ed-txsrkBi his belt. Greg does sot regret the decision -which changed hizs from a hdfh school to a university stiic oversight, Student press meets Dec. 26 Udveraty of students, representinf the ifeli- oriat, the U of L student ije-vrs- papsr. the Canadian I University Press National ference being held in ;Dec. 25 to Jan. L j Chris ASICS, bosicess ager and Harold Xejfeld. photo editor take is the for discussioe on the i agenda are of jisrn. separatiirrj and student n> in federal politick Monday The University of Lethbridge i choir's Christmas program will j be aired over CBC radio at 31 p.m. to p.m. Christmas Day, not Li the rooming as pre- I viously announced. i The program will be carried by CBC arid affiliate stations in Calgary, Edmontorj, Banff and Elairmore and has also 1 been made available to i stations in Lethbridge, Medi-; cine Hat, Grande Prairie, 1 lewkxufe and lauvik, PEPSI-COLA CHRISTMAS SPECIAL nus DEPOSIT FAMILY SIZE Look for it at your favorite grocery store! ;