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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 LETKBBIOGE HttAlO Wednesday, Mrrworr 17, RED MOON ROVER-Thij photograph of Lunokhod, the Soviet moonrover, was released by Tass, the official Soviet news agency. Deposited on the moon by the Rus- sian's Luna 17 spacecraft, Lunokhod has been exploring the Sea of Rains since Nov. 17, 1970. Two disks at left of vehicle, resembling headlights, are cameras. Objects projecting from front and top of vehicle are, from left: laser reflector; receiving antenna (con-like and transmitting antenna. Would upset if challenged in court Canadian Water Act may be illegal says Coast lawyer OTTAWA (CP) A Vancou- ver constitutional lawyer says the Canada Water Act may be illegal. Henry Douglas Corbett Hunter told a two-day confer- ence on water resources man- agement: "Two-to-one it would be upset 1 cerned with water or any other if challenged in the courts I resources, let alone water qual- he said. So. when the Brit- ish North America Act was He said the federal govern- ment, which passed the act Sept. 30, had no historical right to move into provincial jurisdic- tion on the matter. "In 1867 no one was exclusively to the provinces for water which remains in the ..........r--------- province, only the province can jurisdiction, he said, ipoislatc i "As soon as anvon written that year Canada was laid off at aulo plant TURIN, Italy (AP) The Fiat Auto Co. laid off more workers Tuesday to raise the total of idle employees to nearly More than workers of Lancia, a subsidiary of Fiat, were laid off Monday. The layoffs-, set to last three days, were ordered following a srtike-caused shortage of plastic parts. Fiat assembles cars daily with a factory work force of about The spokesman said all laid- off workers should be back to work Fridav. given no preference over the provinces in regard water man- con- agement. -----I quality and pollution do not fit clearly into any of the 31 classes of Jurisdiction as- signed to Canada, nor is It easy to twist them to said. At the same time, he said while "pollution does not fit into any of the 16 classes referred SKIS IN AFRICA DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (Reuter) Leslie Holt of Breckenridge, Colo., has be- come the first man to ski on the slopes of the summit of foot Mount Kilimanjaro. Hoist, a 37-year-old airline pilot and part-fins ski instructor, used specially-made 36-inch skis for Live valentine WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) An eight-pound 11-ounce Valen- tine was delivered to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Valentine Sunday. His name is at 3 p.m. St. Valentine's Day in St. Marv's Hosoital. ing fines and penalties for pollu-i Water Act, its validity will lion, the provinces have general' i 'As soon as anyone gels hurt Even in the matter of irapos-1 or prosecuted under the Canada questioned in the courts." He said he only hoped courts then would prove what he believed to be true wrong. Rebellious Italian towii seethes REGGIO CALABRIA, Italy (AP) Angry townspeople fired on police today as rebel- lious Reggio Calabria seethed over the Calabrian assembly's vote naming the rival city of Catanzaro the regional capital. The compromise approved by the assembly early today named Reggio the seat of the legislature, but the people of Reggio wanted the pride and profit of having the entire new regional government in their city. Police Chief Emilio Santillo said a youth was wounded when several shots were fired at po- lice removing a barricade in the Koarve district. He said his men did not return the fire. As a three-week-long general strike continued and tense policemen and caribinieri were kept on full alert in the city, the townspeople packed the cafes, cursed the central government in Rome and debated hotly whether to continue the protest activity. Rome selected Catanzaro over its poorer but larger neighbor last June when Calabria and 19 other regions were set up to de- centralize the Italian govern- ment. Rioting began in Reggio soon afterward and has resulted in five deaths and injury to hundreds. General strikes and other disruptions have occurred. SPENDING CURBED CANBERRA (Reuter) Prime Minister John Gorton an- nounced Tuesday night cuts in Australian government expendi- ture of about million in move to curb inflation. Gorton said the cuts will affect all gov- ernment departments. Y.W.C.A. ANNUAL DINNER MEETING Wednesday, February 17, at 7 p.m. SVEN ERICKSEN'S FAMILY RESTAURANT Scarlet and Gait Rooms PRESIDENT'S REPORT Mrs. Allister Findlay President, Lethbridge YWCA GUEST SPEAKER MRS. ROBERT HUMAN of Calgary Y.W.C.A. of Canada World Council Member The year 1970 was a very significant for. YWCA in Canada 05 we celebrated our 100th anni- versary. Growing from a small number of women who met in St. John, New Brunswick, in 1870, to a nation- wide movement of members, the is involved in an enormous range of activities here in Canada ond throughout the world. As a part of this organization, the local branch here in Lethbridge looks forward to entering the next one hundred years with a spirit of dedication and service. We must look ahead to the future and to a world of change and challenge. The year 1970 was one of many changes in our local association with the implementing of new ideas and plans. Change in our staff structure was made necessary with the retirement of our Executive Director, Mrs. K. Lancaster, last June. Mrs. S. J. Cicon, who, as Administrative Secretary, has capably carried on the office duties, ond Mrs. P. Slobodian, whom we hired as Program Director in November, are invaluable staff members. In addition, we have three full and five part time paid staff, most of whom have been with us during the past year. Early in July, we acquired the services of Mr. Adrian Berry of Calgary as a part-time consultant. Mr. Berry had been working with Ihe Y.W.C.A. in Calgary for three years during their building campaign and has a very valuable background of Y.W.C.A. procedures. He made several trips to Lethbridge during the summer and fall, meeting with all our committees. Board and Advisory Board to formulate a Plan of Action with a five year projection which we will implement as soon as the necessary funds are available. We gratefully acknowledge Mr. Berry's invaluable assistance. The Residence Committee had a most rewarding and busy year under the chairmanship of Mrs. D. Bagozzi. We had vacancies during the summer months, partly due to the unemployment situation; there is room for 35 girls. During the year we have been most fortunate in the response to appeals to local service clubs. The Y has benefited by receiving new furniture from the Gyro Club for the room that bears their name. A gas dryer for the use of the girls was donated by the Laleeview Lions Club and installed free of charge by Baxter's, a forty-place setting of dishes wos donated by the Sigma Cheater, Beta Sigma Phi, new kitchen floor, tile and appliances and some renovations to the kitchen from the Rotary Club, 5200.00 from Beta Sigma Phi to be used to purchase articles most needed in the Residence. The Sigma Delta Chi donated a sum of money for their room; also numerous other gifts of furnishings, lamos, bedding, etc., are gratefully acknowledged. One of the major improvements to the residence must be credited to the girls themselves who renovated part of the old basement for their own use. They painted and dec- orated it, and an assortment of furniture was moved down and a rug was donated. The old application form for registration was revised this year, arid ihs rates for board and room were raised in order to meet inceased cost of living. Curfew hours were also ehanaed. During the first ten months of 1970, the Y.W.C.A. was without a Program Director and existing programs were supervised by volunteers. A special thanks to Mrs. Robert Kasting, who after her return from Sweden, organized and supervised the fail proarams. Community Summer Program was continued, with Mrs. Elaine Ander- son assuming the responsibility for the Y.W.C.A., and a verv successful season was reported. Programs offered in 1970 were seven Blue Triangle clubs for girls 8 to 12, two teen programs for the Junior High girls. Keep Fit and Swim classes for ladies, two junior gymnastic classes, synchronized jwirn club, one English class for new Canadians, and bridge and craft classes. Most classes were successful and well altended. In December, a brief was presented to the Parks and Recreation Commission offering the services and experience of the YWCA to co-operate with them in expanding existing programs for women and girls in the city. Volunteers would continue to work with the organization and op- eration of these programs. The Ways and Means Committee under the efficient supervision of Mrs. R. J. Fairfield operated donated to us. The sale of programs ot the production of 'My Fair Lady' was convened by Mrs. J. Gunn and she and her committee did a most efficient lab Also, a bake sale was held at Centre Village Mall in Decem- Mrs George Willoughby ably chaired the Public Relations Committee. Along with members of this com- mittee, a very effective presentation was compiled from slides of various Y activities and the Residence, taken by volunteers and accompanied by a tape recorded by Mr. Adrian Berry. This was viewed by more than 500 people in 26 groups. This committee handled the publi- city for oil major events during the year and also pre- pared a news letter for the general membership. Public relations are a most necessary part of any organization ond the committee did an excellent job of informing the public. Another important emphasis of the Y.W.C.A. is its World Service committee under the leadership of Mrs. George Gray. Studies of several different countries where we are involved were done and materials were collected and sent to Burma for craft projects there. Funds were raised for the World Service commitment by hold- ing an international Tea in the spring, also two dessert bridges, and books were sold at the New To You Shop. A Membership Tea with Centennial Theme was held early in October. Ladies from the Pemmican Club, in costume, assisted in cutting and serving the birthday cake. Thanks to Mrs. W. Mclntyre who convened this, also to Mrs. W. Hay who served as centennial chairman. An orientation gel-together for new volunteers was held olso. During the year we regretfully accepted the res- ignation of Mrs. Joan Bowmon ond Mrs. Peter Slobodion from the Board of Directors; however, we were pleased to have Mrs. Dwight Jensen join the Board, bringing the number up to 15. The Executive Secretary and my- self were very fortunate to be able to travel to St. John, New Brunswick in October to attend the Annual Meet- ing of the Y.W.C.A. of Canada; this wos on invaluable experience for both of us and we appreciate the Board making this possible. In closing, I would express my sincere thanks to the retiring Board Members, Mesdames Willoughby, Fair- field, Morrison, Gray, Gunn and Olafson, also to the staff and volunteers who hove cheerfully given so many hours of their time. Thanks to the members of the Ad- visory Board, Community Chest, City of Lethbridae, local service clubs. The Lelhbridpe Herald, CJOC, CHEC, CILH-TV, CFCN-TV, all our friends and benefactors, and all those who have heloed us in so many ways during 1970. Looking backward over the past year, it has been one of change and activity and, as President, I feel a sense of satisfaction and look forward to going ahead into 1971 to reach many of Ihc goals we are striving for. Respectfully submitted, MRS. ALUSTER FINDtAY, President YWCA STATEMENT OF PURPOSE ACCEPTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING, OCTOBER, 1970 "Enriched by the Christian Faith and by world-wide mem bership, the Young Women's Christian Association seeks to provide opportunities for personal growth, to deepen concern for human needs, and to act responsibly in the world community." Report Of Nominating Committee Officers named for the coming year are: President Mrs. Allister Findlay Vice-President Mrs. D. G. W. Sutherland Secretary Mrs. Stan Jamt-son Treasurer Mrs. W. O. Haufs Elected to the Board of Directors for a term of three years: Mrs. Gordon Campbell, Mrs. F. M. Christie, Mrs. William Hay, Mrs. Dwight Jensen, Mrs. D. G. W. Sutherland. For a term of one year: Mrs. Ross Held. Other members still serving on the Board are: Mrs. Richard Anderson, Mrs. Donold Bagozzi, Mrs. Beatrice Bcadling, Mrs. Mcintyre, Mrs. Onofrychuk. eg? UNITED APPEAL The YWCA is a United Appeal Agency. A; one of Hie 16 agencies in the lethbridge United Appeal, we gratefully acknowledge the support which we receive annually. With- out this help we would no! be able !o carry nn our many projects and community services. The Board of Directors thank citizens of leihbridge for their support of the United Appeal and olso those persons who unselfishly gave of their time ond abilities to conduct the business and house to house campaigns for funds last This advertisement courtesy of the following community-minded businessmen: Advance Lumber Co. Ltd. G. H. Baxter Son (1968) Ltd. Canadian Western Natural Gas Co. Ltd. Eaton's Fairfield Appliance Services Ltd. Hamilton Floor Coverings Ltd. McGavin Toastmaster Ltd. Mclntyre Ranching Co. Ltd. Schwartz Agencies Ltd. Southern Stationers Ltd. Union Milk Division of Silverwood Dairies Ltd. Value Village Markets Ltd. Wyatt Electric Co. Ltd. ;