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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW. If your are travelling to Britain via Group or Charter we cctn arrange your around tours, accommodation, for your sightseeing in Britain. For information and bookings call ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The letltkidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lcthbridgc, Alberta, Tuesday, February 8, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4th AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Ask about Photogroy The leni thot changes light. NEXT YEAR: SOUTH FOR THE WINTER This farm home between between 10-foot snowbanks at the front of the house. The tips of Standoff and Fort Macleod has been slowly turning into an igloo, com- of trees can be seen poking up from behind the 20-foot drifts in the plements of a gigantic snowdrift which formed behind and around it. yard. Oh, for those tickets to the Bahamas -Bill Hunt Af present Ihe only way the residents can get in is through a narrow gap _________________________________ a line f back Photo Innovative projects cancellation affects city The provincial government's decision to phase out tiie innova- tive projects fund for schools may effect several hundred thousand dollars worth of pro- jects planned for the Lcth- bridge public school system. Education minister Lou Hyndman said proposals re- ceived prior to Feb. 1, 1972 will be processed in the normal manner and all approved pro- jects will be carried through to completion. "The government fully in- tends to carry out its respon- sibilities in the field of educa- i tional he said. "It seems quite likely that j positive elements of the innova- i tivc projects program will be j incorporated into whatever new arrangement is devised." The program cancellation ap- parently will effect a 000 learning assistance centre, a project at Westmin- ster School, and audio-visuals Nobleford receives atlas A young local girl received a World Book Atlas for her con- tribution to the Ask Andy column. Kathleen Mantel, S. of Noble- ford, sent in the question, How many times does an adull breathe a day? The reply to her inquiry is on the comics page in UK sec- ond section of today's issue of The Herald. project at Lethbridge Colle- giate Institute and a computer program at Lakeview Elemen- tary School. Bob Gall, director of school services, said he was dis- appointed by the government's decision, "but I'm not sur- prised with the budget cuts and the general tight money situa- tion that everyone is facing." The SI-million innovative projects fund was established in 1970 to encourage school boards to experiment with new and better ways of using their resources to improve the qual- ity of education. Its expected will be required to fund already-ap- proved projects through 1975- 76. The new director of the inno- vative projects fund, Collin Meek, is scheduled to visit Lethbridge Wednesday to meet with, administrators of the school district. Lccal officials hope to get a clearer picture of the effects the fund's cancellation will have in Lethbridge during Mr. Meek's visit. Lethbridge is largest to Canada Heart Fund. says By MAHLENE COOKSHAW Staff Writer The city of Lcthbridge is the largest contributor per capita to the Heart Fund in Canada. This statement was made Monday by Dr. J. S. Gardner, president of the education com- mittee of the Alberta Heart Foundation, in a speech to the Lethbridge Rotary Club and the Lethbridge Kiwanis Club on the contributions from the Heart Foundation's research to the medical profession. Dr. Gardner is a retired spe- cialist in general surgery and the director of the department of surgery at the Colonel Belch- er Hospital in Calgary. Last year was receiv- ed in the annual Alberta can- vass, and the foundation hopes CUFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. PHONE 327-2022 Proiect 99 wil t> assist farmers to surpass the mark this year. Many people do not realize the seriousness and prevalence of heart disease, he said. More than million people in Can- ada arc suffering from it one out of four bctwetn the ages of 35 and 55 and it is respon- sible for ball of the deaths in Canada. More than billion is spent annually on the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Twenty thousand babies are born in Canada with congenital heart defects each year, said Dr. Gardner and 110 per cent can be corrected by surgery. Twenty-five years ago almost none of them could have been cured. ORGANS NEW and USED WE TAKE GRAIN! The farm hand is becoming aii agricultural specialist, say Canada Manpower experts. Gone arc Hie days when a guy could work dawn till dusk j for six months and then skiff i uff tin? oilier sis. According In a recenlly-conv pleied federal .survey of farm pomibtion trends. Hie oivoe- cvcTwiic-lmmg numbers who lived in rural sellings will dwin- 1 (ile to rcxt to nothing by 1985. i Tciiav's farm hand, and the ST. VALENTINE'S DAY Heart -shaped boxes of Affection fino ehocolnler, by MOIRS Come ond sec our lovely scleclion of Val- entino chocolates in a price range to suit you qc from the 2-oz. size........ lo tho 2'1-O7. size........ Chocm a cord from our selection of VAL- ENTINE CARDS liy COUTTS HALLMARK to complement perfectly the rig lit gifl for your Valentino Swcelhecirt. "Love is Ihe essence of self, lost in tho being of another." ANON. McCREADY-BAiNES PHARMACY LTD. OMRGE) 614 3rd Ave. S. Phono 327-3555 farm hand or manager as he will be called in (he future, will have to have special training. He'll have to know machines inside and out, and the various lypes of soils, fertilizers and oilier chemicals which are or will be used to increase crop yields. The technical training will be required lo meet the need for highly skilled people will manage a good portion of this nation's topography. To give individuals insight into what will be required in agriculture in the future, Can- ada Manpower offered a six- week agriculture technology, as part of ils Project 99 program. Project 99 is a series of six- week courses which serves as an introductory look at possible new careers for those currently unemployed. It also serves as program which will provide people wish- ing to enter new careers with some initial background which will help them locate employ- ment more easily. Four of the nine courses of- fered eight at. the IjCfhbridgc Community College and one at Henderson Business College will conclude Ibis month, while another five will slant Feb. 21. Of the courses to begin (his month, only one introduction ipaimling still had room for another five stu- dcnls. The balance of tho courses aro already oversubscribed, Many of the results of heart research have been of value to other divisions of medical sur- gery, he said. Kidney trans- plants were first made feasible by the Heart Foundation's re- search. Dr. Gardner discussed the dis- tribution of funds received by the foundation, 76 percent of which towards financing re- search and 10 percent towards the education of the public. Slides were shown and he de- scribed some of the operations and treatments made possible by research. The Heart Foundation can- vass is Feb. 14 and Dr. Gard- ner requested the continued support of the Lethbridge com- munity. Reunion planned bv LCI JL J An almost nationwide search has been launched from Leth- bridfie in search of people who graduated from llw old Loth- bridge Collcsiate Institute be- IwiTii A special organizational com- mittee, headed by Kd Phillips of Vancouver and Kay McLeod of Lethbridge. met here during the weekend to begin formulat- ing plans for the big event Northeast part of city grew fastest during 1971 The northwest section of city had the greatest increase in population during the past year jumping lo from 407 residents. The 498 new residents in that area represent an 11 per cent increase over 1071. The entire nortli side had the greatest numerical increase in the city, 5C7, a four per cent growth rate. j Of the people living in north Lcthbridge, are pre-1 school age. From 1st Ave. S. to the south city limits, 199 new residents we're counted this year, on in- crease of only seven-tenths of one per cent. There are people living in south Leth- bridge. Pre-school age children on the south side number 2.295. The opening of the dormito- ries at the University of belli- bridge accounted for the 270 per cent increase in population in West Lcthbridge during the past year. The 1972 census fig- ures show 25-1 people living across the river, compared with 68 in 1971. The city's population is 41.- 803, an increase of 952 or 2.3 per cent over 1971. Growth plan lack will be criticized By OREO McINTYRE Staff Writer The lack of an overall plan for the growth of Alberta com- munities is expected to come under fire at a regional plan- ning seminar at Medicine Hat Wednesday. The Lougheed government's recent decision to phase out an Independent task force study- ing urbanization is also expect- ed to raise debate. John Kemrard, a University of Lethbridge researcher and one of three members of the task force is expected to lead the attack on current provin- cial government planning poli- cies. Mr. Kenward is on a panel at the seminar, sponsored by the Alberta division of the Com- munity Planning Association of Canada. Lethbridge city solicitor Jack Hammond is also a panelist. From the Oldman River Planning Commission: chair- man Hugh O'Neill, commission member D. M. Turin of Taber, executive director Erwin Ad- derley and assistant director Lawrence Smith will also at- tend. Medicine Hat MP Bud Olson and Cypress MLA Harry Strom j will be on hand. I Dr. Bruce Proudfoot of the human resources authority at the University of Alberta will give the keynote address to the meeting. In laic April or early May, the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission will host a similar seminar here. Break-out at LCI Lcthbridge city police are in- vestigating nn apparent break- out from (lie Lethbridge Colle- giate Institute Monday night. City police officials said it was believed a person had re- mained in the school after it had been closed ofr the night and experienced difficulty in getting out. Nothing was reported (o have been stolen. Cave-in closes restaurant The North Village Hcstau- rant in Westminster Shopping Plaza is described as a com- plete wreck following a roof cave in caused by heavy snow. Mrs. Frank Ncmclh of the restaurant said, "We have been forced out of business because the roof caved in. It would be two months before repairs could lx: made." The cave in moved the building on its foundation, she said. Inter sections to get lit At least two intersections in the city are scheduled to have traffic signals erected this year. The materials have been or- dered for traffic lights at the junction of Highways Four and Five at the east end of Scenic I Drive and should be up by I May. a spokesman for the en- gineering department said. Sometime in the fall, signals will be put up at the intersec- tion of Gill Ave.and 9th St. S. The existing traffic controls at Mayor Magrath Drive and 201 h Ave. S. will also receive the engineering department's attention. The spokesman paid there is little more that can be done with the signal timing to ac- commodate cars turning left from Mayor Magrath Drive to 20th Ave" He said some consideration will bo given to extending the left-lurn lane, perhaps as far north as Henderson Lake Blvd. Booze on campus draws vote from LCC students I scheduled for July 2-3. I Committees have been set up in at least eight major Cana- j dian cities, including Toronto j and Otlawa, in an effort to track down tho more than 800 people who are on the guest lift. The main acitivites of the re- union will be held at the old LCI which is now Hamilton Ju- nior High School. Dan George at ATA convention Approximately teachers from southwestern Alberta will gather in Lethbrtdge later (his month for (ho teachers' convention. The conference will he held Feb. 2-1-25 at. (he Lethbridge Collegiate. Institute. Several top-rated speakers will he in attendance, including Chief Dan George who will ail- dress (he Thursday night ban- quet. More than MO people arc expected to attend. Other keynote speakers in- clude Kdmonlon Family Court, .ludge lUarjoric Montgomery B o w k e r and William Zicglor of the Syracuse Univcr- yes About 40 per cent of the stu- dents at the Lethbridge Com- munity College have voted in favor of liquor on campus. The actual vote was 70 per cent in favor and 30 per cenl against. An estimated (185 stu- denis voted, out of who were eligible to cast ballots. The. turnout is regarded as extremely large by student or- ganizers because student votes at LCC usually attract only about 12 per cent of the student body. Some 75 musing students still have to be polled before over- all figures are known. The family and administra- tion have been advised of the vote and those who have react, ed have been in "violent opposi- tion" according to Darrel Han- son, business education repre- sentative on the student's coun- cil. "Only about 15 per cenl of Hie faculty and administration have responded so far and it has been very negative but regard the response to date as said Mr. Han- son. The student body plans to present the results to the LCC board of governors on March 1. Mr. Hanson explained that the aim is not to have a per- manent liquor outlet on the campus. ''We want permission for lounge facilities at a cabaret about every third Friday night and, for a student faculty thing every once in awhile as he said. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schworti Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 CLEARANCE! 4 ONLY HOOVER SPRAY IRONS 50 slecim vents Stainless steel sole plate Regular 34.95. Special, each CALL HARDWARES 327-5767 Downtown HOURS: Open Monday, TuM- day, Wednesday and Satur- day a.m. to p.m. Thursday and Fjiday a.m. to p.m. sity research centre in New York. Dr. Ziegler recently completed a study for the dc- parlmcnt of education in Spain. Three professors from the University of Alberta will Iw on I the agenda for Thursday after-, noon while Friday morning will provide loachers w i t h an opportunity to lake part in 18 different demons! rations and workshops. A special prc-convcntion meeting for administrators is sot for the Park Plazn Motor llolol W e d n e s d a y evening, where Dr. Donald Kssig of Kugcne, Ore., will bo the fea- tured speaker. LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHOIIE 328-8403 Do you have merchandise to consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phono 327-1222 Ideal for garages, storage slieds, farm buildings, house buildings. ;