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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Choosing a university president delicate job _...i_ IrnOwlfidCft NOT THEIR SUIT PRETORIA, South Africa 'AP) Only the South African army will wear tlie new "Kala- lari sand" uniform originally designed for all the armed forces. Reports indicated the navy and air were sarlori- ally indisposed toward it. THE SHOCK OF A VOICE Only a year-and-a-half gram especially for infants who TORONTO (CP) The choosing of a president for a university is a delicate task because (he job has become one of the most punishing in the country. It took nine months to fill the post at the Univer- sity of Toronto last year and six other Canadian universi- ties are or will soon be look- ing for presidents: Carleton in Ottawa McMasler in Hamil- ton Trent in Peterborough, Ont, Lakehead at Thunder Bay, Ont., the University of Victoria in British Columbia, and Laval at Quebec City. The presidency calls for "an impossible combination of Claude Bissell told a women's club shortly after ending 13 years as U. of T. president. The amount of time taken up by the job was "ter- rifying." It's a time of convulsive change for universities, tar- gels for criticisms from within and outcry about high costs, gov- ernment cuts on support, po- litical infighting among facul- ties and departments and stu- dent demands for more power. Dr. BisseU gave the board ol governors a year's notice he would quit June 30, 1970. Two-thirds of that year had gone before the business-nom- inated board authorized a search committee of three governors, three professors, three students, two adminis- trators and two alumni. The committee decided the new president should be rela- tively young, have a broad ac- Saturday, February II, 1972 THE LETHBKIDOI HCTAID Baldwin seeks re-election GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) Gerald Baldwin, MP for Peace River, announced today he will seek reflection in the next federal election which Is ex- pected sometime this year. The Progressive Conserva- Uvo house leader, in a tele, phone interview from his Ot- tawa office, said he will seek the nomination at a party con- vention hi the constituency early this spring. Soldiers like the North By STUART LAKE OTTAWA (CP) Gen. R. M. Withers and his staff, at North- ern Command headquarters in Yellow-knife, N.W.T., are begin- ning to feel at home in the Ca- nadian North. The objective now is to con- vince northerners there is a place for them in the armed forces. In Ottawa for R three-day meeting on national objectives in the Nsrth and how the forces can contribute towards achiev- ing them, Gen. Withers said 50 of the 52 members of his head- quarters staff want to serve a second northern hitch after their first two-year tour is com- pleted. Part of the appeal, he said in an interview, is the challenge of a new job. Another is that tire I impact of what they are doing can be seen almost immedi- ately. "We have identified 63 emer- gencies in which we can be use- ful said Gen. Withers who joined the forces in 1948 and who has seen sen-ice in Korea and Germany. One recent emergency was a fire that threatened the mining town of Pine Point, about DO miles from Yellowknife. much- tlemenls and building needed bridges. Gen. Withers says more northerners are needed in the forces to reflect a national image. For that reason, he has urged that up to 100 new re- cruits should be northerners. FEW RECRUITS But getting the northerner to Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAl 418 3rd Ave. 5. Phone 328-5447 TROOPS MOBILIZED Within 40 minutes, said the general, the armed forces were mobilized to fight the blaze. Other emergencies the forces arc geared to handle are loss of power in remote settlements and the search for lost aircraft and overland expeditions. A recent policy paper on the forces urged them to be more active in the North, including increased reconnaissance o r sovereignty flights, and to strengthen their ability to de- fend the territory. This has led to more military exercises in the N.W.T. and the Yukon. Some troops now are on an exercise near Frob- isher Bay on Baffin Island. Another- new duty of the forces is participating in na- tional development projects. In the North, this has meant building airstrips in remote set- join up is something else. "Now when the northerners think of jobs, they think of be- coming bush pilots or teach- ers he says. This reflects their familiarity with those profes- sions. The feeling is that once the North gets used to seeing troops about, they'll add defence as a possible career. Recruiting drives so far have fallen short of the 100 recruits But the six who have graduated from boot camp were hi many Dye termed health hazard WASHINGTON (AP) The United States Food and Drug Administration was urged Fri- day to ban permanently a wide- ly-used food, dmg and cosmet- ics dye suspected of causing cancer, fetal death and birth de- fiDr' Sidney M .Wolfe, co-ordi- nator of Ralph Nader's Health Research Group, said in a letter to the FDA that the dye, known as F D and C Red No. 2, is used in production of 528 million worth of food each day. An estimated 1.5 million pounds of Red No. 2, made from coal tar, are used annually to color breakfast cereal, gum, candy, pet foods, gelatin des- serts, soft drinks, lipstick and pill coatings. Its presence is noted only as "artificial color- ing" on a label. _ Dr. Wolfe, said FDA scientists have confirmed portions of Rus- sian studies indicating the dye causes tumors hi rats and has toxic effects on chicken and rat embryos. U.S. food and drug laws prohibit any food additive which causes cancer in humans or animals. respects the cream of class says Gen. Withers. their ademic knowledge and Inter- ests, be effective in dealing with governments and have charisma. As the suggestions came In, the list of possibles grew to 150. A rough screening pruned more than half and was down to 30 when it took the first of a series of many secret bal- lots. In this way, (lie list was gradually whittled down until the five top prospects were in- vited to meet the committee. By late April, 1971, they were considering three men: Ernest Sirluck, president of the University of Manitoba; Fred Can-others, president of I lie University of Calgary, and Dr John Evans, dean of med- icine at McMaster University in Hamilton. In secret balloting, Mr. Sir- luck was eliminated; he had been in Winnipeg less than a year and U. of T. would make enemies by taking him so soon. TURNED IT DOWN Mr. Can-others insisted he wasn't interested in the job. He had been president at Cal- gary since 1969. 'The interview with Dr. Evans took place in a Toronto hotel room. Mr. Can-others won by one vote, however, and his name was submitted to the board. But Mr. Can-others refused to negotiate directly, engaging a lawyer. The Calgary president came to Toronto and he and his wife inspected the Rosedale man- sion that goes with the job. But the board found they couldn't come to terms and he left for a conference speaking engagement in England. On his return, he declined the offer. The committee met for the last time Sept. 7 and by an overwhelming vote chose Dr. Evans. At a board meeting Nov. 18, Dr. Evans, 48, be- came the youngest man ever to be named president of U. of T trllionallv Sound' Trust the Weight Watchers organization to bring you the most advanced, icieatHlullf "oped weiehl control program to help you lose weight and keep it off.. We've taken the most current research available and put it to work to make our great weight control program even better? Health.Science now knows more about how different (oooi affect your heart, liver and other organs. Our Staff Medical Advisor and our Nutritionist have put this new knowledge to in the new Weight Watchers M program! New Food Products.We'va evaluated many available foodi, and put some new ones 3-in-l-program! The new Weight Watchers program is actually a triple bonus plan-Three programs in one. First, a weight reducing plan to get you down to your goal weight. Second, a leveling plan gives you that extra incentive 10 reach your proper weight level when you're ten pounds away from your goal. And Third, The Maintenance Plan to help you stay at your proper weight while you enjoy an exciting variety of foods. "ST AUGUSTINE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, LETHBRIDGE, 11 Hi St. and 4th Ave. S. and p.m. CARDSTON UNITED CHURCH, CARDSTON p.m. TABER CIVIC CENTRE, p.m. Some talking, some listening, and a program that works. How would you like to pay less income tax this year? ass faayb He is keenly interested in the future of the Northern Rangers, formed in 1948 as a voduntary force to serve as guides and sources of information about happenings in remote areas. The general has proposed to keep the force active but is awaiting word from Ottawa. Annexation advocated EDMONTON (CP) Mayor Ivor Dent recommended here that the city of Edmonton be- gin proceedings to annex about 100 square miles of land around the city. The mayor said that if an- nexation attempts fail, the city should recommend that the pro- vincial government establish a 15-mile green belt around tho present city boundries. During the mid-1960s, Dr. E. ,1. Hanson, a University of Al- berta economist, was commis- sioned to do a study to deter- mine the optimum size of Ed- monton. He recommended the city annex land, in every diree- tion and increase ils size to 292 square miles. The city then covered B2 square miles and about 100 square miles have been annexed since. iCominco Ltd. earnings drop MONTREAL (CP) Cominco Ltd reports preliminary earn- ings for 1971 of or 94 cents a share, down from or a share m 1970. President F. E. Burnet says the drop in earnings resulted mainly from lower market re- turns on metal product pod- ucts, imposition of the United States extra duty on imports in mid-August, added labor and supply costs and other factors. The figures include an ex- traordinary gain of for 1971 and in 1970. Ex- cluding these items, earnings for 1971 were equal to 74 cents a share against a share a year earlier. Jesus ruled out CAMPINA GRANDE, Brazil (Reuter) The city council turned down a suggestion by one of its members Thursday to make Jesus Christ an honorary citizen. The council member on the proposed the motion grounds of his "sen-ices ren- dered to the people of the city" in northeast Brazil. NO ONE KNOWS MILAN (AP) Massimo In- ardi won nearly in five appearances on Kalian televi- sion's Risk It All quiz show and viewers contended he was a mind readei. In response, the management decided not to give the quizmaster the an- swers in advance. Uefeet f mM.II II You can get a healthy tax deduction with a Registered Retirement Savings Plan. And put money aside for your retirement. Call Royal Trust and find out all the details. Registered Retirement Savings Plans. Royal Trust 1 740 4th Ave. South, lethbridge, Alberta Phone 328-5516 FACULTY FOR MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE (NEW COLLEGE CAMPUS) Faculty required because of developments in a re- cently established two-year Diploma Nursing Program. Applications are invited for faculty in Medical- Sure, .al, Pediatric, Maternal Child and Psychiatric Nursing. Master's Degree in the clinical specially preferred. Registered Nurses with Bachelor Degree and previous teaching experience in a two-year Diploma Nursing Program considered. SAlARYi depending on qualifications and experience. (1971-72 Exlra salary for those chosen to teach summer session. Starling date: August 15, 1972 For additional information application, please contact: DIRECTOR, DIPLOMA NURSING PROGRAM MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA, CANADA LIVE LIFE THE WAY YOU WANT IT TO BE One of the nicest prizes you could win is pod old-fashioned money. Lots of it. Because cold hard cash can become the warm security of a large bank account, the comfort of a new home and all me pleasure of travelling. With enough money you can start your own business, or even retire Now there's a quarter-of-a-milhon dollars up Jur g-abs in the Canadian Derby Sweepstake. The day of the big race is August TBat's when our major award, or one of thirty- nine other cash prizes, could come your way. But before that date you have a chance to win part of 000. Because this year there are four harly Bird Draws. That means you have a chance to win up to on March 21st, April 18th, May 16th and June 20th. FOUR EARLY BIRD DRAWS Twenty cash prizes each time. Two First Prizes of Two Second Prizes Two Third Prizes of..................................- Plus fourteen consolation prizes totalling..... 4 DERBY DAY DRAWS First Second Third Prize Fourth ('500 Fifth Prize 5'000 Plus thirty-five consolation prizes Winning tickets on each of the four occasion! are eligible for all remaining draws. I III CANADIAN DERBY SWEEPSTAKE DO IT NOW Just for the fun of it get a Ticket. Buy one from a friend in a community-benefit organization. Or fill out the coupon and mail to: 1972 CANADIAN DERBY SWEEPSTAKE P.O. BOX 1480, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada k I'd like to wrile my own ticket. L Please send me................tickets at 50 H per ticket. Enclosed is my remittance (either cheque or money order) made P-mMo to H the 1972 CANADIAN DERBY SWEtPSTAKE. punt ;