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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW Our Col "VAL" it qualified to assist you in your travtl plans. Drop Sn and Mt her. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONI 328-3201 The Letttkidge Met SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, February 5, 1972 PAGES 15 TO 30 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDO. 740 4th AVI. LITHBRIDGE, AlBIRTA Ask about The Icm that changes with fhe tight. Deadline March 8 Opportunities for youth under way innovation, community benefit and feasibility. Preference is give to pro- the jects which offer new commu- _____ _____ nity services and are complete- itieTfor Youth program were ly planned, administered and Lethbridge for a series of evaluated by students. All pro- lectures to university, college jects must be of positive and nd high school students. valid benefit to the community Doug Bruchet, a former Leth- and be feasible in the number bridge resident, is program co- of jobs, salaries and budget and the they entail. Any projects which are not rBanned by students, or are Profit making or are concern- Mr Burgess will be in Leth- ed -with the political attainment bridge frequently until March 8 of partisan goals are not ao- to act as a resource person and ceptable. public lecturer. The projects, when evaluated The Opportunities for Youth on completion, are put on file program was started last sum- in the library of the secretary By MARLENE COOKSHAV.' Staff Writer Two representatives of federally operated Opportun ordinator tor Alberta Northwest Territories, and Ray Burgess is project co-crdinator planned by for the Calgary and south area. mer as a response to the needs of unemployed post secondary students. Young persons create their generally good. The Oldman own projects and on approval River pollution study was par- the government are given ticuiarly commended, as were ances to carry them out _outh involvement and innova- in all provinces. tive ideas are stressed, rather than the employment aspect. There are some changes made for the 1972 program a million grant has been ap- proved, compared with mil- lion last year but the amount allocated to a single project has been limited. Last year was spent on a single pollution study pro- ject in Manitoba. This year the limit is The 1972 program is decen- tralized, whereas last year's program had only one central location, Ottawa. People in the individual regions are hired as officers in order to be of greater value as resource persons. The maximum duration for a project is four months. Restric- tive dates are May 15 to Sept. 15 for post secondary students and July 1 to Sept. 1 for high school students. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or legal residents, not otherwise employed, and may participate in only one Oppor- tunities for Youth project ar nually. Administration and general expenses must not exceed 10 to 20 per cent of the budget, end students may not purchase capital goods for use, although rental is allowed. Maximum salaries are per week for post secondary students and per week for high school students. Wages are allocated in a lump sum by the department of the secretary of state to a local agent who is responsible for distribution in his locality. Forty per cent is allotted to Hie project organizers before its initiation, a further 40 per cent is distributed after verification of the project's progress, and the remaining 20 per cent is received by the students after the project's evaluation is re- ceived in Ottawa. March 8 is the deadline for applications. These are then sent to Ottawa for approval until April 15. Selection is based on the amount of youth involvement, ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bfdg. 222 5ih St. S. Phone 328-4095 MOVING? AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES of state. The federal assessment of the 1971 Lethbridge programs was almost all pollution studies done Application forms for 1972 projects are available at the department of youth, the Uni- versity of Lethbridge or the Lethbridge Community College. Red Eye gets A local project known as Red Eye has been given a grant of by the national department of federal health and welfare. The project, dealing with the non-medical use of drugs, was created by two University of Listhbridge graduates Fillingham who has a bachelor of arts degree in sociology, and Jamie Little, who com- pleted a bachelor's program in The purpose of Red Eye is to act as a liaison between the agencies existing for commun- ity service and the youth of the city. Mi-. Fillingham and Mr. Little will attempt to -increase young people's awareness of available resources and young people's involvement in agency projects. Their office is located at 1411 14th Ave. S. and they may be contacted by phone at 3284151. The 15-inonth project is com- pletely new to the province, in Canada. FAITH HEALER? Two cranes point the way to the top of the Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints Stake Centre steeple at 28th St. and Scenic Drive. The pre-cast concrete struc- ture was repaired this week after the connection between the main tower and the top section was found to be faulty. _________ -Ed Finlay Photo Meeting proposed to clarify hog slaughter plant deal In elementary grades 'Crying need' here for more school counsellors By RON CALDWELL Staff Writer There is a crying need for elementary school counsellors in the Lethbridge public school system. At the present time, the sys- tem employs only one counsel- lor on a half-time basis. Peter Palmer, school psychologist, says ideally there should be one counsellor hi each of the 10 elementary schools in the pub- lic system. In an effort to improve the present counselling service, the school board held a seminar recently for all elementary principals and a staff member from each school. Two experts in the field of elementary counselling were brought in from Calgary spe- cifically for the seminar. School board officials hope that, in this way, the need for more counselling least partially enough money is will be at filled until available to hire full-time counsellors. "It is all a question of eco- said Bmcie Gall, di- rector of school services. "Money is the stumbling block and that is why we don't have enough counsellors." Mr. Palmer said the need for counsellorsin elementary schools is more critical than in any other area of the school system. He said the principle of fill- ing junior and senior high schools with counsellors while ignoring elementary schools is completely backwards. "If kids had counselling In elementary schools, they pro- ably wouldn't need, it by the time they reached junior and senior high he said. "It is much easier to work Culture of China lecture subject The principals of the proposed million hog slaughter- ing project have been extended invitation to meet with the Alberta Hog Producers Market- ig Board to begin earnest ne- gotiations toward establishment of the plant. Wayne Smith, vice chair- roan of the marketing board, ssnt a letter to Fernando Rica- fort, director and technical manager of North American In- tegrated Food Processors Co. Ltd., to lay down guidelines as to how the marketing board ex- and one of the first of its kind pects negotiations to proceed. Mr. Smith said a sincere in- vitation has been extended to Mr. Ricafort to attend a spe- cial meeting of the board in Edmonton Feb. 11 or 12. "We are hopeful that he will meet with us at this said Mr. Smith. In the letter dated Feb. 1, Mr. Smith told Mr. Ricafort that the negotiations must come in the following order: the board of finan- cial capabilities to establish the plant; the board that lie has and can maintain the ex- port market for the product and by product of the hogs he pro- poses to contract from the pro- ducers and that none of the product will be offered on the domestic market. Mr. Smith said in the letter that the third step is, "we will then study your proposed con- tract, negotiate on the contract and negotiate on other details necessary to make your pro- posed project become a real- ity." In another letter mailed Feb. 3, Mr. Smith said the proposed project means much to the farmers of southern Alberta. "There is no one in the asrea or in the province who is more anxious for this project to be- come a said Mr. Smith. By JOE MA Staff Writer Dr. Peter Swann, director of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, last night gave an one-hour lecture on The Cul- of China to.a mixed au- dience of about 100 at the Uni- versity of Lethbridge. Illustrating the lecture with scores of color and black-and- white slides, Dr. Swann traced to the beginning of written Chi- nese history some years ago and gave a dynasty-by- dynasty account of the devel- opment of Chinese culture up to the last Manchu dynasty. An Oxford scholar who reads Chinese and Japanese, Dr. Swann has been director of the museum, which nouses the most complete collection of Mail roof caves in A portion of the roof at the Westminster Shopping Mall in North Lethbridge caved in this morning, apparently from the weight of snow which had ac cumilated on the roof. Reports indicate that the damage was confined to a va cant shop adjacent to a res- taurant in the mall. No injuries have been report- ed. Future bleak for rail passenger service By GREG McINTYRE Staff Writer CALGARY The western region vice-president of Cana- dian National Railways has painted a dismal picture of the LEROY'S PLUMBING AND GASFITTING Phone 328-8403 LEROY ERLENDSON Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6922 NOW OPEN Government Licensed Technician Repairs to Radios, Televisions and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO future of rail passenger scar- vice to small communities. Speaking to a major tourist conference sponsored by the Alberta government here, J. H. Spicer said future develop- ments in rail service will focus on high-speed passenger runs within and between large pop- ulation centres. The three busiest runs, and the ones Mr. Spicer said will receive major attention by train companies in the future are, in order of size: Montreal- Toronto, Ottawa-Toronto and Edmonton-Calgary. "Even railroads in the Uni- ted States, with 12 times our population have bemoaned the loss of passenger he said. "The future of rail service will be between major centres up to 300 miles apart." All passenger service is un- economic today and particu- larly service to small com- munities, he said. CP Rail has recently discon- tinued its passenger service between Lethbridge and Cal- gary and CNR has applied to the Canadian Transport Com- mission to discontinue service between Jasper and Prince Rupert in B.C. "However, under terms of Dowling likes Whoop-Up CALGARY (Staff) -Bob Dowling, Alberta minister re- sponsible for tourism says he hies the names Whoop-Up Trail and Macleod Trail, but the department of highways ROOFING C A SHEET METAL LTD. 1709 2 Ave. Ph. 328-5973 will have to decide whether money will be spent to put the names on highway signs. Frank Smith, manager of the Travel and Convention Asso- ciation of Southern Alberta has written to Highways Minister Clarence Copithorae asking that the government officially recognize historic names for road signs. Whoop-Up Trail is Highway 4 from Lethbridge to Courts. Highway 2 from P'ort Macleod to Calgary is tiie historic Mac- leod Trail. Mr. Dowling hesitated about pressing for the name change, because he said it cost "thou- sands of dollars" when the road signs at Jasper were changed to bilingual wording. Doug Evans, director of the Alberta Government Travel Bureau said to have the gov- ernment support an official name change on Highways 2 and 4 would take a solid ex- pression of support for the idea by people in communities all along the routes. Mr. Evans said Alberta al- ready has a large number of name highways: the Macken zie, Calgary-Edmonton Trail, Dinosaur Trail, Trans-Canada and the Yellowhead. BACK TO NORMAL Time Airways has resumed its normal flying schedule fol- lowing settlement of the air traffic controllers' strike, a spokesman said today. inter the National Transportation Act of 1967, railways are en- titled to receive from the pub- lic purse up to 80 per cent of the loss incurred. in operating an uneconomic service that is required in the public est." Mr. Spicer predicted fee fed- eral government will continue to subsidize losses in the fu- ture on passenger runs across Canada because the service is in the public interest. Railway companies must ap- ply for "abandonment" of the uneconomic service, before the transport commission will rule that the service is deserving of subsidy. ORGANS NEW and USED MUSICLAND WE TAKE GRAIN! HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlfon Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave, S. Phone 328-3388 Chinese art up to the Tang dynasty, since 1966. He said the best after-Tang dynasty collec- tion is housed at the National Museum on Taiwan. Two interesting observations he made were the scholar- statesman system of China and the powerful depth of Chinese culture which absorbed the in- vading Mongols and Manchus into the Chinese nation. Because of time limit, Dr. Swann said he could not cover out problems at an early age." Mr. Palmer said the years between Grades 1 to 6 are time when habits are learned and ingrained for life- It is in this period that children could get the most value from coun- selling. Mr. Palmer said pressure from principals and teachers for more elementary counsel- lors is "at an all-time high." "There is a far greater de- mand now for elementary counselling services than there ever was in the he said. Counsellors would not only work with specific children, he said, but with teachers and parents as well, In this way, ail students would receive ben- efits from having a counsellor in the school. Lloyd Flaig, vice-principal of Elementary School, where the only elemen- tary counsellor in the system is located, said the need for ele- mentary counselling has al- ways been there but it is just now coming to be recognized. "Elementary school is where problems begiii to he said. "Once the students get into high school, the problems are difficult to correct. Hesaid adults tend to be- little the problems of young children. "They seem to be small prob- lems to adults, but to children, they are as big as any adult problem." He said parents may not think it is important that tiieir youngster doesn't have any friends, but to the children, this is a major problem that could have life-long adverse ef- fects. the impact Chinese furniture and textiles had over the west. He dealt at length with paint- ing and poetry. A counsellor, he said, who can get to this type of prob- lem soon enough, can usually correct it. Weekend weather is a crazy mixed-up kid There is a nice conglomera- tion of weather preparing to spend the weekend in the Leth- bridge area. It will be cloudy and sunny, snowy and dear, cool and warm. Today will take care of the clouds and occasional snow and the cool temperatures, while Sunday will be greeted by clearing skies, sunshine and warmer temperatures resulting from gusty Chinooks near the mountains. The temperature today will be in the five to 10 above range today before dropping to SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS INSTALLED Phone 328-2176 :ilFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 five below tonight. Tomorrow's temperatoWi should be even milder. Perhaps. McKENZIE SEEDS Arrive Early at Hoyt's For those folks who have green thumbs and plant early indoors for early planting outdoors. Shop now while stock is com- plete! Call 327-5767 -ffmjir DOWNTOWN HOURS: Open Monday, Tuet., Wed., and Sat. a.m. to p.m. Fri. and Sat. a.m. to p.m. PHONE 'Nf EAT Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your door steaming hot No Delivery Chargo for Orders over JUST CALL I T 11 C AcrosJ 327-0240 OR I I I I I I From The 327-2297 L W I U m CPR DePet Open Weekdays 7 a.m. 2 a.m. Sundays 11 a.m. 9 p.m. LET YOUR HOME RECALL YOUR GREAT OCCASIONS with PORTRAITS WHETHER IT BE A WEDDING A NEW BABY A GRADUATION OR AN ANNIVERSARY THE GREAT OCCASIONS IN YOUR LIFE DESERVE NO LESS THAN TO BE PORTRAYED PROFESSIONALLY BY- (FORMERLY A. E. CROSS PHOTOGRAPHY ITO.) 1224 3rd S., LETHBRIDGE, 327-2673, 327-2565 and at 5314 49th Avr, TABER, Phent 223-2402 ;