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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IT'S NOT TOO LATE for a Hawaiian Vacation For information and bookings call ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328.3201 The LetKbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Alberta, Tuesday, February 22, ]972 PAGES 11 TO 2U Ask NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENS.'NG OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDC. 740 4th AVE. 5. I.ETHBRIDGE, AlBERTA abour Photogray The lens lhal change! with the light. Suspended student returns to class By RON CALDWELL Staff Wrilnr The suspension of a Grade 15 sludcnL aL Eric Rivers Ilifil School in Milk River has been overturned by llic Counly o Warner schools committee. The student was suspcndec indefinitely on Thursday, [01 Ihc second Ijme since Noveni bcr, lor a Icclmicai violalion o a county rule which prohibits students from driving their cars during the noor hour. The student involved drove liis car from the front of the school to an adjoining side street to have a smoke. The issue was the subject o! tlie first ever full meeting o: the County of Warner schools committee and the Milk River school board held Monday night in Warner. The two-hour public meeting was followed by a closed ses sioin involving the two groups of school authorities at which time the decision was made to reinstate the student. However, the decision stated that the student could return to classes today on the condition that he come by bus and dis- play a "proper attitude" The student lives in Coutts, a dis- tance of 13 miles. Erie Rivers principal .T i m Anderson told Ihe meeling that tlie rule is a difficult one to en- force but officials lo ad- minister it fairly. He said he ordered the sus- pension after tlie student did not heed a warning to leave the car at home after he had been caught driving it at noon. "I told him lo take the car home and leave it said Mr. Anderson. "But he continued to bring 11 to school." The student's parents told the meeting that Iheir son was act- ing on orders from them to re- turn to school with their car. They said they made the de- cision after clicking with the RCMP and the mayor of Milk River and learning there was no reason their car could not be on the streets of Milk River. A meeting of the school board was requested by the principal on Thursday to dis- cuss the situation. School board members told last night's meet- ing that they were left with the impression that Mr. Anderson did not plan any action until after the Monday night session. However, one Milk River school board member said the student was suspended less than 10 minutes after the meet- ing with the principal. "He was in my shop 10 min- utes aflcr Ip.ft the school a 3 he said. "I couldn't believe he had been suspended." During last night's closer meeling, the two boards dccid cd that the suspension ordci was not justified under the cir cumstanccs. Mr. Anderson had told the meeting earlier that other stu dents have violated the regula tion but this was the first lime a student has been suspended The board felt it would be un fair lo impose such strict mea sures on one student while al lowing others to continue the practice. Mobile home owners to meet A general meeling for all mo- bile home owners in southern Alberta will be held at B p.m. Wednesday in Ihc Coalhursl High School auditorium. The public is invited to at- tend. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic JBLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDC. PHONE 327-2322 LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFiniNG SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 Editor for a day By RHONDA RUSTON Herald Editor If someone ever came up to me and said, you're going to be editor of the Lethbridge Herald, I wouldn't have be- lieved him. But here I am, and I'm edi- tor. It all started with an inter- view done by one Scout and one Guide leader. They were the ones who decided what I was going to be. My day started at a.m., when I arrived. I went to the reception counter, where I was led to Marlene Cookshaw, who :ook me on a brief guided four oi th2 business. I met many people and was asked many questions. Among Ihem were, "Do you lave any and "How about a Some just stared, laughed and then went 'or coffee. Shortly, I m e t Mr. Pilling, nanaging editor. Did he ever lave comfortable chairs in his office. Then I had my picture taken, eight of Ihem to be exact. Again I was taken on a lour by Jude Tiiric, this lime more complete. From the reporter's assignment book to the news lories, from the machines (al east of them) to the iroofreaders and finally inished copy. After the tour, from which I earned a great deal, I met the oss of all the reporters. I caught him while he was mak- ing up the first page of the sec- ond section. lie briefed me what his job was and what he was doing and then gave me a pad of paper. So here I sat and wrote. EDITOR FOR A DAY Girl Guide Rhonda Ruston learns the job from Herald wire editors Murray Brown and Laurie Graham, as she prepares fo take on her duties for the day. Rhonda is taking part in the prograrn planned for Scout-Guide Week, which places ten mem- bers of Jhe oganizalions in ihe positions of city officials for o day. The offices filled Wednesday will be post- master and president of the tethbridge Communily Col- lege. Unemployment insurance payments getting back to normal-Gundlock Social welfare need said vi Mr. Tobin said social In- surance, public hrarJng, ser- vices to Ihe aged, day caro service or cfjunsf-lling pro- grams may Iw seen as a so- cial response lo a new chal- lenge and circumslanc-c. This new pur.spi'flive that has been described, lio said, is the institutional way of think- ing of the Lelhbndge Society, jng of socia] for Meals on Wheels in Ihc n lh, pl.jlllaiy of the family a.s well as gen- eral research and environment in the form cf the preventive sccial services act lo make it work. Mr. Tchin said Lhst to pe- nalize Ihe user of social wel- fare tcday is no more rational than to call a 19'Ji Century American farmer excessively lAUll y dependent because of the many ways he depended on his fam- The Lelhbndge Society for Meals on wheels Is a volun- teer, non profit organization with a vital service to offer the community the proper nour- ishment of incapacitated peo- ple. By ItlC SWIIIART Staff Writer Social welfare to- day arc no longer and transitional but a vital need in the community, said Tony Tobin, director of the Lelhbndge Preventive social services department. Addressing the annual meel- Bowman Arts Centre Monday, Meals on Wheels is volu It is not a charity organiza- ion. The organization provides a warm, nourishing meal five ily and those around him. He said this approach has re- placed for the most part a thought that scdal welfare was a helping, therapeutic and re- habilitation activity. Clients were thought to be casualties, failures, victims or deviants. This way of thinking devel- oped because people assumed lays a week to those unable social welfare programs were .0 fully care for Ihemselves j temporary and transitional, he hrough chronic illness, early discharge from hospital or old age. In her address to the annual convention, president Judith A. Valker told 25 persons that the meals are paid for by the j clients on a sliding scale ac- cording to ability lo pay. There are no free meals Walker re-elected NDP forum tonight at 8 Bill Olafson, president of the Lethbridge Federal Liberal As- sociation confirmed today that his parly will not he represenl- at a public panel discussion at I] o'clock tonight at Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant. Tlie panel, sponsored by the New Democratic Party, will consider whether tlie Alberta j government should increase nil and gns royalties when they come up for review this spring. The Credit parly has also turned down nn invilalion j lo have a representative on the 1 panel. By RUDY HAUGENEDER Start Writer The unemployment insurance Cheque drought is over, says jelhbridge Conservative MP Deane Gundlock. Payment delays of up to four months were experienced some jobless workers. Mr. Gundlock, himself tic re- cipient of about 100 complaints rom people not receiving UIC lieques, said Ihe delays were uc lo two reasons: poor tim- ing of implementing the new UIC Act and a faulty central The changeover to terms of he new UIC Act should have reen made at a different time instead of during a period of anticipated heavy unemploy- ment, he added. However Mr. Gundlock laud- ed UIC employees for doing a capable job during the transi- tion period which he described as a "crisis period." Many jobless workers were HAIR CARE SPECIALS SHAMPOO QOC 2.39 1.19 89c 99c 89c 89c J.Ofl 89S 99c CINDERELLA PROTEIN 32-oz. Reg. 1.29. No- ADORN HAIR SPRAY 15-oz. Reg. 2.98. Now MAX FACTOR "SPRAY-A-WAVE 15-oz. Reg 1.75. Now HELENE CURTIS "TOP MODEL" HAIR SPRAY 16-01 Rog. 1.98. Now BORN FREE SHAMPOO S-oi. Reg. 1.39. Now............ FREE AND LOVELY SHAMPOO 3.5-oz. Reg 1.39. Now BRECKSET SETTING LOTION 8-01. Reg 1.19. Now BRECK HAIR SPRAY 10-or. 1.89.' Now'.'! 16-01. 2.25. Now 6-01. 1.49. Now LADY PATRICIA WIG BATH, WITH WIG HEAD Synihclic wigs only. 9-oi. Rog. 1.50 Now "OPEN 9 A.M. TO 6 P M. MONDAYS" McCREADY-BAINES__________ PHARMACY LTD. CHARGEX 614 3rd Avc. S. Phono 327-3555 Hospitals board meets The Lelhbridge General and Auxiliary Hospital and Nursing Home District No. 65 board held ils first regular meeling Monday night. The board approved tlie fi- nancial statements of the Mu- nicipal and Ihe Auxiliary hos- pitals. Municipal's operations resulted in a deficit of nearly but Auxiliary turned in a surplus of approximately A new system of committee appointments was introduced he two important co; ,ces. Frank Russell, chairman, and John Moreland, vice-chair- man of the amalgamated hos- will serve as chair- man and vice-plmirman re- spectively of the executive committee and the joml confer- ence. The oilier two members of the executive commillcc and the joint conference will be llic two board members rotating monthly in the alphabetical or- der of their last names. OlJicr commillccfi appoint ed were the finance, planning, forced to go through the Christ- mas period without any in- come, the MP said. The complainLs which he for- warded lo the regional UIC of- fice in Calgary were, for Lhe most part, looked after and set- tled immediately. Asked whether those people experiencing payment delays who contacted their MPs wiere given priority over others by UIC officials, Mr. Gundlock could not give an accurate es- timation other than stating that the complaints lie levied were channels and the cheque was In usually quickly resolved. However, he said, some UIC employees had to get their "knuckles rapped." Mr. Gundlock cited an exam- ple of a couple who had gone chequeless for some time. When the Calgary UIC office was contacted on various occa- sions, officials said Ihe cheque was in the mail. When the money did not ar- rive, the MP applied oilier the mail Ihe next day. The number of suffer- ing payn.ont delays were csti mated lo be 10 times Ihc nor- mal rate or about 20 pci cent, by Mr. Gundlock. UIC officials in Calgary saic the period of difficulty over and those claimants who are currently suffering delays are due to faully claims or in- sufficient contributions. Mr. Gundlcck said no com- plaints have been forwarded to liim for almost two weeks. Alberta Native Women get workshops grant The Alberta Native Women's Society has been awarded a grant for a series o[ re- gional workshops throughout the province says Rose Yellow Feet, society president. The granL, awarded under .he federal government's local initiatives program, will be used (o conduct 10 workshops n Alberta. "Probably the greatest sin- gle hindrance to our native women today is the lack of knowledge and information about many things which are taken for granted by the ma- jority of Yellow Feet. said Mrs. AMA plans testing centre to measure car exhausts Lelhbridge motorists will have an opportunity this year (o determine the amount of pol- lulion their cars arc causing. The Alberta Motor Associa- tion mil sponsor a car exhaust testing centre to give drivers an exact reading of the amount of carbon monoxide and hydro- carbons given off by their ve- hicles. If the emissions prove ex- cessive, motorists will be ad- vised of probable causes and oi i _l___ lnl..._ In i Mystery question and public tees. relations coninut- Do you havo merchandise to consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Avo. N. Phone 327-1222 on agenda Delegates from southwest Al- bcrla will lislcn with particular interest when their resolul i o n comes up for discussion at Ihc Travel Industry Association an- nual convention at Medicino Hat Feb. 27 lo 29. Maybe Lhoy'll find out where the resolution came from. "We've never seen it said local I ravel association manager Frank Smith. Tlic resolution reads: ''Thai Lhe Travel Industry Associa- tion of Alberta work wilh tho Allwrla government lo estab- lish a set of standards that would provide a safeguard Ihe encroachment of in- 'prior allraclions in our prov- ince." OUicr resolutions fall on the government lo encourage tour- ism by increasing grants lo thp 12 tourist, zones in Alberta ami improving highways and his- oric attractions. surps which should bo taken lo clean up the exhaust Tho testing service, which is voluntary r.nd free of charge, lakes ahout a inuuile, A car drives up lo a trailer housing the equipment, is connected and Ihc reading is available immediately. No dale has scl for when Ihp service will lie avail- able in the city. The AMA is sponsoring two unils to do test- ing Ihroughout the province. Records will Lv' compiled containing data on exhaust readings, make and year of car "o size. Statistics will Tlie Native Women's Society, consisting of treaty and non- status Indians and Metis, will conduct llic workshops lo: meetings for changes in Ihe role of Indian women in the community, and the province; local native wom- en's organizations; of local programs and sources for support for family counselling, welfare rights, child welfare, early childhood development and education programs; understanding pro- grams and the relationship of various government depart- ments al all levels. Mrs. Yellow Feet said tho workshops mil also help iden- tify the status of Indian wom- en, aixl self-identify Iheir na- cuHnrp. heritage and lan- later released to the provin- cial environment department and Uic public. Peigans get Thp Peigan Band Admin- istralion al Brocket hn.s been awarded a federal gran! lo improve and repair ;W miles of fpncp, on the ivservr. Thp granl was one of eight totalling announced by Ihc agriculture dcniirLmcnl in Oltawa this morning. guage. Martin OTonncll. minister w i t li cut portfolio responsible lo Secretary of State Gerald Pollcticr said in a k'tcr an- nouncing the granl: "II is encouraging to learn Ihr.l (his grant wiU assist your organization lo initiate a su- ries of regional workshops in ''social animation" in 10 com- munilips in Alberta, in response '.o rcquesls from these communities.'' About HO women arc expect- ed to allcnd cnch of llic six- day workshops in Lethbridgc, Edmonton, Calgnry. St. Paul, Fort McMurray, High Hocky Mountain House, ICdson, Grouarrl, and Grande Prairie. JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE PANTSUITS UNIFORMS All Slyloi Colori 404 5lh St. S., Upslciirl Phone 328-3631 NEW and USED ORGANS MUSECLAND WE TAKE GRAINI The scale minimum Is 75 cents, while (lie maximum is 51.50. The average price charged during 1971 was 89 cents. The cost o flhe meals during that time was J caci. The meal consists of soup, meat, vegetables, crackers, a roll and dessert, all kept hot n special containers. Volunteers are the backbone of the organization, said Mrs. Walker. Six meals are packed into a box rcadv for delivery by a volunteer team. During 126 volunteers contributed hours to the delivery of 5.013 meals. There were 67 clients served. The objective of the society for 1972 is to provide meals to 80 clients. The society is geared to serve up to 30 clients per day. With this objective, the convention passed the 1972 operating budget of Included in this total is for food and A. "Walker was re-elected president of the Loth-bridge Society for Meals on Wheels at the organization s annual meeting Monday. Filling out the executive for 1972 arc Norma Ilawn first vicc-presiderl by acclamation and Jack Duncan, second vice-president. Edith Cooler was returned as treasurer with Ailccn Walker returned as sccrclary. Elected lo the board of directors were F. G. Sander-cock, Sister Clarissa, Nina Kuzyk, May Thurston and R. M. Frame. Safety-Grip Bathtub Mats Reg- 3.98 A OJ Special Reg. 3.29 A CC Special g Coll Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Open Monday, Tues., Wed., and Sal. a.m. lo p.m. Thursday and Friday a.m. to p.m. Sappers' night The LeLhbridgc Sappers Association will hold a mixed social evening at the Royal Canadian Legion Saturday night. Plans are also under way for the association's annual banquet and dance June 24 m the Park ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5lh SI. S. Phone ZONOLITE INSULATION FIREPROOF ROTPROOF O VERMINPROOF ODORLESS If the insulation in your attic is less lhan 4" thick, the heal loss may be ns high as INSTALL ZONOLITE IT PAYS FOR ITSELF You Can Do-lt-Yourself or Lei Our Men Complete the Job for Youl FREE ESTIMATES PER SACK ADVANCE LUMBER (0. LTD. !3TH SI. and JNO Kit. J. fHONI NONIrt IUWIII IMS" ;