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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursdoy, December 31, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HEHALD Community colleges favored REGINA People' are more concerned about estab- lishment of community col- leges than a t.ii'-d university campus, a university of Sas- katchewan committee repcrtecl here. Dr. T. II. HkLeod, chairman of the committee which is studying the role of the univer- sity in the community, said a third campus seems to he a dead issue. "People living outside Ite- gina and Saskatoon felt there is a lack of educational op- portunity at the post-secondary he said in a news re- lease. "They would like- more off- campus classes both degree- credit and non-credit. Small businessmen for example would like classes that would assist them in their wcrk. The first report of the com- mittee is a summary of state- ments on briefs presented by members of the general pub- lic. A second report will be prepared dealing with state- ments of special interest to professional faculties on the campuses. Arctic weather mills become all-Canadian. OTTAWA (CP) The opera- lion of five Canadian Arctic weather stations that have been run jointly with the U.S. since Hie 1940s will become all-Cana- dian by Oct. 31, 1952. Transport Minister Don Jamicsoh said Wednesday. The stations are located at Resolute Bay on Corhwallis Is- land, Isachsen in Ellef Ringnes Island, Mould Bay on Prince Patrick Island and at Eureka and Alert on Ellesmere Island. Mr. Jamieson said the U.S. was withdrawing from the pro- gram in line with its decision to reduce external commitments generally. Supplies and manpower for the stations have been supplied by both countries, but the offi- cer in charge at each station has always been Canadian. The stations were established jointly to monitor high Arctic weather activity which affects conditions over all of North America. NEW PRESIDENT SINGAPORE (Renter) Prof. Benjamin Sheares, a gy- necologist with no known politi- cal affiliations, today was unan- imously elected by Parliament as Singapore's new president. PAKISTAN DISASTER WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT. An eyewitness account of the cyclone and tidal wave disaster in East Pakistan Veils How some of the million or so who died might have bsen saved. Brother Flavian taplante'writes a special report for Weekend Ategazine d-escribing the night of terror, and condiuC-s the survivors face today. He also tells you can help. Ce sure to read his on-the-scene coverage this Saturday. In Your Lethbriclge Herald Weekend Magazine PUBUCITY CAMPAIGN FOR BRITAIN'S NEW CUR- RENCY Lord Fiske, chairman of the British Decimal Currency Beard, stands at a London news conference with poster that is being widely used to explain ihe nation's impending currency change to a decimal system. "D when Britain drops ils old money system of pounds, shillings and pence, will be Feb. 15, 1971. U.C. adopts system oiB rvers VICTORIA (CIJ) _ All Br: i'll Columbia drivers' lictnxi v.'ilt ho classifiod according the kind or vehicle drivers ai qualified to operate 5epl 1971, the attorney d partmcnt announced here. Six categories cf licences w be created in a plan agree upon by all the provinces bring uniformity to motor v hiclo administration. Most drivers will fall into tl category which permits them drive ordinary ears, and sma and medium sized trucks, an will not face any additional censing requirements. Motorcycle drivers, howeve vill face" mandatory tests qualify in their category. For operators of commerei vehicles, such as taxis, bust trucks with a gross vchic weight exceeding pound. special skill tests and medic reports will be required. Test and medical chccku] have been required of bus an taxi chauffers in the past, b not of drivers who opera heavy trucks and Lractor-tra crs. Also, some volunteer drive: of privately owned buses use to transport children to priva' .schools or Sunday schools, escaped licensing requircmen because they were not emplo ed as bus drivers. FIGHT POLLUTION TOKYO (Renter) The g eminent decided Wednesday .set up an environmental prote ngency to combat pollutio in Japan, it was announced. Tt decision was reached at a cab net meeting. 1 rom us Ring put the old, ring in the new! The New Year is a time for happiness, a time to renew friendships and a time to wish you, our loyal customers and friends, every success possible! ROY MILES JULIE MCMILLAN National Advertising KEN KENNON DONNA LEAVITT, BETTY LOU KAMMA BETTY JEAN SULLIVAN, Classified Supervisor BOB MONTGOMERY Bill ANDREACHUK Mas S'higehiro Manager Kaz Hirciga Presidenf ACME TELEVISION UD. ACME TELEVISION LTD. COLLEGE MALL and COUE6E MAa 13th ST. N. j Mr. Edmond Witzke President NORTH LETHBRIDGE MILLWORK LTD. 120 North Mayor Magralh Drive Phona 328-5215 Murell Frctns Elemans Roy KitagaWCI Co-Owner Manager Co-Owner ROY-AL SERVICE CENTRE ELEMANS SALES ITD. ROY-AL SERVICE CENTRE Jim Van Loo Owner ACTIVE TELEVISION ROBINS PRINT and L1THO SERVICE Chester Robins Ed Redekopp Technician ACTIVE TELEVISION SERVICE Chas. Linn General Manager OUTHERN STATIONERS LTD. Louis Corenblum SYLBERT'S SHOE STORE Raimund Wiese Proprietor MARQUIS BAKERY tstL-" M P W BARTEL ED BARTEL Jirp 'Jerry' Miyagawct CONSTRUCTION LTD. TEL-RAY ELECTRONICS Leo Singer LEO SINGER MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR ;