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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW Our Gal "VAl" ii qualified to assist you in your travel plons. Drop in and tee her. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Lcthlnridgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridgc, Alberta, Saturday, February 5, 1972 PAGES 15 TO 30 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL GLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. IETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Alk obout Photonray The Icni that changei with light. Deadline March 8 Opportunities for youth under way By MARUJNE COOKSHA1V Staff Writer Two representatives of the federally operated Opportun- ities for Youth program were in Lc-Uibridge for a scries of lectures to university, college and high school students. Doug Brudiet, a former bridge resident, is program co- ordinator lor Alberta and the Northwest Territories, and Hay Burgess is project coordinator for the Calgary and south area. Mr. Burgess will be in Lclh- brklge frequently until March 8 to act as a resource person and public lecturer. The Opportunities for Youth program was started last sum- mer as a response to the needs of unemployed post secondary students. Young persons create their projects and on approval the government are given unccs to carry them out. outh involvement and innova- 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 bill 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 fo; 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 a- nually. Administration and general expenses must not exceed 10 to 20 per cent of the budget, ami 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 his locality. Forty per cent is allotted (o the 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 re' by the students after the project's evaluation is re- ceived in Ottawa. March 8 is the deadline for npplications. These arc t h e n sent to Ottawa for approval until Aprii 15. Selection is based on the amount of youth involvement, innovation, community benefit ant! feasibility. Preference is give to pro- jects which offer new commu- nity services and are complete- ly planned, administered and evaluated by students. All pro- jects must be of positive and valid benefit to the community and be feasible in the ninnbe of jobs, salaries and budget they entail. Any projects which are not planned by students, or are profit making or are concern ed with the political attainment of partisan goals are not ac- ceptable. The projects, when evaluated on completion, are put on file in the library of the secretary of slate. The federal assessment of the 1971 Ixithbridge programs was generally good. The Oldman River pollution study was par- ticularly commended, as were almost all pollution studies done in all provinces. Application forms for 1972 projects are available at the department of youth, the Uni- versity of Lethbriclge or Hie Lelhbridge Community College Red Eye arts degree Jamie Little, 20000 A local project known us 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 o. Jjothbridge graduates Fillingham who has a bachelor sociology, _...... who com- pleted a bachelor's program in psychology. 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. Mr. Fillingham and Mr Little will attempt to -increase young people's awareness of available resources and young people's involvement in agencj projects. Their office is located at 1411 14th Ave. S. and they may be contacted by phone at 328-0151 The 15-month project is com- pletely new to the province and one of the first of its kind in Canada. In elementary grades 'Crying need' here for more school counsellors 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 slaughter plant deal By RON CALDWELIj Staff Writer There is a crying need for elementary school counsellors n the Lethbridge public school system. At the present time, the sys- em employs only one counsel- or on a half-time basis. Peter Calmer, school psychologist, says ideally there should be one counsellor in each of the 10 elementary schools in the pub- ic 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 torn each school. Two experts in the field o! elementary counselling were brought in from Calgary spe- cifically for the seminar. School board officials tape that, in this way, the need for more counselling will be at least partially filled until enough money is available to hire full-time counsellors. "It is all a question of eco- said Brucie Gall, di- rector of school services. "Money is the stumbling block anil that is why we don't have enough counsellors." Mr. Palmer said the need for counsellors in elementary schools is more critical than in any olher 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. "H kids had counselling in 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 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- j.ure of China to a mixed au- dience of about 100 at the Uni- versity of 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 houses the most complete collection of The principals of the proposed million hog slaughter- ing project have been extended an 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- man of the marketing board, sent a letter to Fernando Rica- fort, dir e c t o r and technical manager of North American In- tegrated Food Processors Co. Ltd., to lay down guidelines as to the marketing board ex- 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 the hoard that he plant; 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 Ire offered on die 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 area or in the province who is more anxious for this project to be- come a said Mr. Smith. Chinese art up to the Tang dynasty, since 1966. He said the xst after-Tang dynasty collec- ion is housed at the National Museum on Taiwan. Two interesting observations e made were the scholar- statesman system of China and Jie 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 the impact Chinese furniture and textiles had over the west. He dealt at length mill paint ing and poetry. Mall roof caves in A portion of the roof at. Hie 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 Hie damage was confined to a va cant stop adjacent to a res taurant in the mall. No injuries have been report ed. Future bleak for rail passenger service i _.__j 11, n "NTotJnnal TfJ ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAt MECHANIC Schwartz Blclg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 By GREG McINTYRK Staff Writer CALGARY The western region vice-president of Cana- dian National Railways has painted a dismal picture of the MOVING? LEROY'S PLUMBING AND GASF1TTING tEROY Phono EfUENDSON 328-8403 AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6922 NOW OPEN Government licensed Technician Repairs Jo Radios, Televisions and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO future of mil passenger ser- 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 sen-ice 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, lie 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 Doivling likes Whoop-Up CALGARY (Staff) Bob Dowling, Alberta minister re- sponsible for tourism says he lilies the names Whoop-Up Trail and Macleod Trail, but the department of highways ROOFING A SHEET METAL LTD. 1709 2 Ave. S. 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 pression of support for idea Clarence Copitliorne asking that the government officially recognize historic names for these two routes on mails and road signs. Whoop-Up Trail is Highway 4 from Lethbridgc to Contts. Highway 2 from Fort. Maclcod to Calgary is the historic Mac- lcod Trail. Mr. Bawling hesitated about pressing for the name change, because he said it cost "thou- sands of dollars" when the road signs at -la.sjx'r were changed 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 cx- by people in communities all along the routes. Mr. Evans said Alberta al- ready has a large number of name highways: the Mackcn zie, Calgary-Edmonton Trail, Dinosaur Trail, Trans-Canada and Ihe Yellowhead. BACK TO NORMAL Time Airways has resumed its normal flying schedule fol- lowing settlement of tlie air ,..................._._ traffic wilt rollers' strike, a 'to bilingual wording, spokesman said today. I h e National Transportation Act of 1967, railways arc en- titled to receive from the pub- lic purse up to 80 per cent o: Hie loss incurred in operating an uneconomic service that is required in the public inter est." Mr. Spicer predicted the 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. out problems at an early age." Mr. Palmer said the years between Grades 1 to 0 are thn time when habits are learned and ingrained for life: It is in this 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, all students would receive ben- efits from having a counsellor in the school. Lloyd Flaig, vice-principal ot 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 begir. 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 their youngster doesn't have any "friends, but to the children, this is a major problem that could have life-long adverse ef- fects. A counsellor, he said, who c.in eet to this type of prob- lem soon enough, can usually correct it. Weekend tveather is a crazy mixed-up kid There is a nice conglomera- aon of weather preparing to spend the weekend in the Leth- bridge area. It will be cloudy and sunny, snowy and clear, cool and warm. Today will take care of the clouds and occasional snow and the cool temperatures, i while Sunday will be greeted by clearing skies, sunshine and warmer temperatures resulting from gusty Cliinooks near the mountains. The temperature today will be in the five to 10 above range today before dropping to five below tonight. Tomorrow's temper attires should be even milder. Perhaps. ORGANS NEW and USED MUSICLAND WE TAKE GRAIN) HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phono 328-3388 SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS SI 10 INSTALLED Phone 328-2176 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 McKENZIE SEEDS Arrive Early at Hoyt's For those folks who have green thumbs and plont early indoors for early planting outdoors. Shop now while stock Is com- plete! 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