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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Monday, December 28, 1970 Sewage meeting January 5 The next meeting of a joint industry city council commit- toc that is preparing a brief to the Alberta cabinet on secon- dary sewage treatment costs will be held Jan. 5. Several meetings have been held already and committee chairman Rex Little said the brief is up He added that as work on the presentation progresses it is be- coming increasingly clear that it is "urgent for everyone that we get some kind of help" in building sewage treatment fa- cilities. He said the committee was taking a comprehensive ap- proach that looked at problems along the Oldman River, rather than just the city of Lethbridge. The presentation to a cabinet committee is to be made next month. Concert nets for appeal The recent Berti and Hig Concert Night at the Yates Me morial Centre, given on beha of the Lethbridge United Ap peal, collected in net pro ceeds for the appeal. Current UA total is about short of the 197 objective of UA officials expect thi. year's campaign to break th mark. Former city man promoted A former Lethbridge man Andrew Kurucz, has been ap pointed assistant vice presi dent with Security Pacific Na tional Bank's Tri-Counties Re- gion headquarters in Santa Barbara, Calif. Mr. Kurucz graduated from the Lethbridge Collegiate In- stitute and was active in com- munity affairs. He resides in Santa Barbara. Formerly a marketing of- ficer for the Tri-Counties re- gion, Kunicz's responsibilities include business developmenl activities. Annual meeting The annual meeting of the Lethbridge Construction Assoc- iation will be held in the El Rancho Motor Hotel Jan. 14 at p.m. Association officials from Calgary and Edmonton are ex- pected for the meeting. ALCOHOL DANGEROUS One to four per cent of driv- ers on the road those with blood alcohol levels of .10 or more are account ing for about 50 to 55 per cent of all sin- gle vehicle crashes in which drivers are killed. This same small percentage of drivers accounts for 45 per cent of all drivers killed in crashes involving more than one vehicle, but in which no other vehicle or driver was be- lieved responsible. Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS AND WANDA FIRST RIDER LEARN KEY PUNCHING same row, are Joyce Wagner, front, and Wanda Many Fingers, back. In the right hand row, front to back, Rosella Many Bears, Pam Many Fingers, Barbara Healy. ADDING UP THE SCORE Dean Dahl, standing, gives some pointers to Adeline Cross Child at Catholic Central High School. Other girls taking the business course, in the YEAR BNB CLEARANCE Use Your Charge Card Add to Your Account or Open an Account But Whatever You Do Don't Miss This Huge Fashion Clearance BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS Daryl tittle Bear, seated left, Jordan Bear Shin Bone, sealed right, Ross Cross Child, standing left, and Alvin Red Crow, take advantage of the modern library at Catholic Central High school. This facility offers more research material than, reserve schools and has a greater variety of free-reading books than library services on the reserve. 1 TO JL i By RIC SWIHAHT Herald Staff Writer The federal department of In- ian affairs in Lethbridge is re- ponsible for 172 native stu- ents attending classes in the ity school system, 79 through special educational assis- ance program. Joseph Gerencser, Lethbridge guidance counsellor for the de- artment said the assistance rogram is aimed at junior and enior high school students. The majority of the students re from the Blood Peigan ndian district. Students are selected on one f five criteria: those living in mote areas with a transpor- ation problem; students with pecific disabilities; gifted stu- dents who need training not of- fered in schools on the reserve; students from homes where con- ditions are.not suited to edu- cational progress; students whose parents are transient for employment purposes. sislance from the department before any of Uie criteria enter (Jie picture. They are sent by counsellors on the reserve after both the student and parents have expressed a real interest in obtaining an education off the reserve. Once a student has been ac- cepted in the city school sys- tem, a list of boarding homes is supplied to give him and his parents a chance to choose their own lodging. Mr. Gerencser said every opportunity for choice is offer- ed to the student. "He can choose the area in s o u t h Al- berta he wants to go, the board- ing home he wants to live in and the school he wants to at- tend. There is no pressure from the department." The boarding homes are se- lected under strict guidelines stipulating adequate space, pri- vacy, access to bathroom fa- cilities, storage, good ventila- tion and use of rccrea t i o n the department about per student for one school year. Other expenses include: book rental and school supplies, per year; gym, home econo- mics and shop supplies, clothing allowance, per- sonal allowance per year. A transportation allowance is used where applicable and al! students receive free medical, dental and eye care. Mr. Gerencser said an incen- tive is given to all students over 17 years of age. "To encourage these students to be more responsible on their own behalf, the department of fers an earned income of ?6 per school in attendance for the entire school year for Grade 12 he said. "The fi- gure is for Grade 11 and for Grade 10." This in- ENTIRE STOCK OF FALL SPORTSWEAR to OFF Consists of blouses, slims, skirts, tunic tops, pant sets, assorted pullovers and cardigans. 10.00 to 20.00 OFF EVERY FULL LENGTH COAT FROM OUR FALL AND WINTER STOCK Every fabric every style every colour and every slza is eh sale. FUR TRIMMED COATS 29.99 A special group of assorted itylei and broken sizes............... OFF ALL HOSTESSWEAR, SLEEPWEAR, LOUNGEWEAR AND LINGERIE CLEARANCE OF SKI JACKETS Regularly Priced to Regular Priced and Over 5.00 OFF 10.00 OFF SAVE Tuop 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A S9.95 MUFFU'R FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTAUATION 10 MINUTE INSTAUATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFIERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES All AT 509 6th Avenuo South liXJUTH Ui-FLEPT IMSTALLATIONa Phone 328-8134 Mr. Gerencser said the fam-1 areas. ilies must request education as- 'n'c department checks each boarding home application and interviews tho home owners. "We are only interested in homes where the people under- stand iinii th e In- dian point of view and cultural values, and who want to learn from the he said. "The term house parents is eludes all legal school holidays. From this money, the stu- dent pays his own education expeases except tuition. students use a banking system, pay their house moth- ers by cheque and manage their own affairs.'1 Fifty one students are bus- ed to the city to attend school. Tlie department pays all edu- cation expenses for these sto dents except lodging, personal allowance and earned income, since Uiey live at home. ,i There are 33 other students applied to successful applicants ,ivi jn Lethbridge in foster because the poop e must bojh wh attend schoo, wiling to assume the resnnn- th u t in. s.bility of a parent to the In. (ha LDS h i placement program, and wel- dian sturlen He no religious intcrfcr-, fare cnce by the house parents is _______________ tolerated. The department tries to place ,1 student in a homo (if! lil.OOD the same religious dcnomina-: Of each 100 donors to the Ca- tion. nadian Red Cress, an average of All expense for the Indian 46 have 0-iypc hlcod, 42 have A, education is bcrne by the depart-' nine have B and three have AB. mcnt. Lodging and tuition arc! Fifteen have RH negative; 85 11 h e major expenses, costing j have Rh positive. HOSIERY Clearance of discontinued lines. SPECIAL CASUAL JACKETS Regular to 15.99 24.99 Regular 00 lo ACCESSORIES UP TO 50% OFF BRIDAL OFF FORMAL GOWNS and BRIDESMAIDS Regular to fiOWNS 35.00 Re3. to 70.00 DRESSES Clearance of misses and junior dresses plus a limited selection of pant dresses. Regular to OFF ular and I JO00 OFF Regular and Over 509 4th Avenue South Formerly McArthur's Ladies' Wear ;