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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IT'S NOT TOO LATE for a Hawaiian Vacation for Information and bookings call ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CINTRS VILLAGE MALL PHONE SECOND IN 0 4 4 CECIL I DISPENSING '01 PRO 740 4lh AVE. S. Alk about Photogray PAGES 17 TO NEW LOCATION OXENBURY OPTICIANS LTD. FESSIONAl BtDG. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA w'W w' w W 3N Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, February 26, Icni that changei wilh light. t 1 1 L_. WANTON DESTRUCTIO police are this morning sear which caused undeferminec ond road signs Friday even damage starts in the Diep Lethbridge and extends x i t f i -Hr tf i d fy-Jk -'.'A'- ik> said tc By GREG McINTYHE Statr Writer The Liberals will add Lethbridge to the list of Prairie cities where party popularity is a party organizer predicts. "A city as well off economically as Lethbridge should rate high in Liberal party said Blair Williams, federal party campaign chairman for Alberta. "The Liberals are an urban party that's booming in Prairie cities like Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon and said Mr. Williams. If an election called today, he told the annual meeting of the Lelhbridge Federal Literal Association, the party would win six seats in Alberta. The party would hold its current four seats and gain one each in Edmonton and Calgary, Its popi be gi The Conservatives hold the other 15 of the 19 Alberta seats in the House of Commons. By the time an election is called likely in June he said the Liberals in Alberta will Ire in a stronger position, able to win more than six seats. Mr. Williams, 32, former assistant to the federal minister ol agriculture, said the single most important element in strengthening the party's pop-u arity will be "communications." Because people in Alberta see Ottawa mainly through the eyes of Conservative MPs, the Optimistii for sale Kent Jespersen, special assistant to the federal minister of agriculture, said Prairie g-ain farmers should look toward future grain sales with "a tremendous amount of optimism." Mr. Jespersen, speaking to the Lethbridge Federal Liberal Association, said the federal government has put a number cf measures in effect that will help the farmer: a protein grading syslem, like that used by other countries; a two price system improved transportation for farm 'owing Liberals have a hard time getting their message across, ho said. Mr. Williams, bom in Lethbridge and a high school student at Tabcr, said representation of the Lethbridge riding in Ottawa by Conservative IIP Deane Gundlock "has been depressing to say the least." At the 19GI! general election, he said, the Liberal candidate, John Boras, lost by about voles, "not that big a margin." Wilh the announced retirement of Mr. Gundlock, IIP since 1933, "it's going to be a new Mr. Williams. 3 future of grain among Western Liberals. The reasons for this pessimism, lie said, are: few Literal MPs in the west; issues in Ottawa are filtered to people here through tho eyes of Opposition Conservative MPs and the government has had to take some unpopular action recently such as the defeated grains stabilization act and changes to the lax system. he said Westerners should remember that the Canadian economy is expanding six per cent (Gross National Product) ad the cash position of farm products is in good shape. The Canadian economy Is expanding faster than the economy of any other western nation, he said. contract not let A contract has not yet been awarded for construction of a two million gallon reservoir in West Le'bbridge. Tenders closed this week and six contractors submitted bids willi the lowest bid, from Foundation Company of Canada Ltd. of Calgary, at However, Foundation Company has not teen awarded the contract. Engineering director Randy Holfcld said council will make the final decision probably March 6. He said construction will be-grn as soon as the contract has been awarded and will be substantially completed by May 31, The project is being partially financed by the federal government under the local initiatives for an unknown vc damage to city trees, ng or Saturday morning pe Boulevard area in various locations in spend on nomination About will be spent on the campaign to win Ken Hurl-burt tho Progressive Conservative nomination to contest the next federal election. In his attempt to win the same Tory nomination, the other candidate, John Gogo, will spend about The Herald was told. Both men were asked how much their campaigns will cost up to the nomination meeting which begins at Monday evening at the Gvic Sports Centre. Mr. H'jrlburt, 43, former mayor of Fort Macleod, said roughly will have been spent on the campaign, mainly on television advertising. Mr. Gogo, 40, an investment dealer, said he will have spent about S5CO. all of it out of his own pocket. Mr. Hurlburt said all the money for his campaign will likely be raised through donations. Conservative parly memberships will be sold up until p.m. Monday and balloting will begin at and quotas for gram: farm products marketing legislation; small farm development policy; expanded export markets, particularily to China and Russia. In travels as assistant to Agriculture Minister Bud Olson, Mr. Jespersen said he has encountered "a real feeling damage A four car intersection collision Friday at 3rd Ave. and 16th St. S. resulted In damage with no injuries reported. Vehicles driven by Jimmy Kan, 712 9th Ave. S., Bernice Hofman of Nobleford, Richard Burrows and Allen Fraser, both of Lethbridge, were in collision. Short By RUDY HAUGESEDER Staff Writer New work altitudes must be adopted by labor before the shorter work week is adopted, warned a labor leader in Lethbridge Friday. Reg Basken, Intern a tional representative of the 0 i Chemical and Atomic Workers in Edmonton, said the we work day, shorter work week concept could result in higher national unemployment. The current noise and pollution t h r e sholds regulating worker safety are based on an eight-hour day and not enough research has been done to see what the "thresholds" are for a 10 or 12-hour day. Mr. Basken said It will be difficult to get management has d make changes in these areas. The shorter work week would result in higher national unemployment unless workers were educated towards the benefits of increased recreation tune. In industries where the shorter work week has been impli-mented, researchers have found tliat about 17 per cent of the men with extra time have taken on "moonlighting" jobs. If the shorter work week becomes more universally accepted, Mr. Basken predicted up to 23 per cent of the workers would find second jobs, thereby depriving the unemployed. The shorter work week does not result in shorter work hours, he added. The objective of organized labor is to ret uce horn's to permit more workers to become employed. Part of (he education necessary before implementing the short work week, is to teac i people about employment distribution. Mr. Rasken said the numbers entering the work force annually si pcrcedcs 1 he lumbers of new JOIN available. Employers arc willing to introduce the s wrter work at the cost of many work benefits, ho warned. So, while employees think they are gaining something, they ara actually losing benefits. He was speaking to about 40 labor leaders from throughout the southern portion of the province, during the first day of a two day Alberta Federation of Labor conference here. Jack Hampson, representative of Hie Canadian Food and Allied Workers in Calgary, defended the short work week concept. However, he added, Uie shorter work week does not reduce the actual number of hours worked nor are the overall results of a longer work day The shorter week, providing more recreation time, could result in people accepting retirement at an earlier age, he said. If people retired earlier more jobs would be available to these seeking work. Through the shorter work week, tlie shorfer hours will follow suit, which in turn will provide more jobs, Mr. Hampson to meet tl Education today Is still oriented toward problem solving about the past, rather than preparing for and determining the future, Dr. Warren Ziegler of the Syracuse University Research Centre of New York City said Friday. Delivering the keynote address, Inventive Educat i o n: Teaching and Learning the Future, to the Southwestern Alberta Teachers' Association convention, Dr. Ziegler said with the diminishing authority of the church and the loosening of family ties, educational institutions are taking over a greater burden of socialization. But the educational institutions are not ready for the increased share of burden, he pointed out. In order to cope with the need of the time, teac ers themselves should ke ter Into the process of socialization. Dr. Ziegler said inventive education should pay attention to the development of psychological ability to deal with the uncertainties of today's world, insight into the future, new meanings about life, moral and ecological courage, self governance, ability to choose, o tolerate and cele b r a t e new ideas with open minds, the will and the spirit to succeed, and tile sense about truth and beauty. In all. (lie pupil should be taught to be a self directed agent to act for his FOR THESE? COAL OIL Pints, Quarts, Gallons DISTILLED WATER Gallon! WATER GLASS pints, pints, galloni METHYL HYDRATE Pints, Quarts, Gallons MURIATIC ACID Pints, These hord-to-find items ore always available at Hoyt's Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Ericksen eled of local fedei Sveii Ericksen, new president of the Lethbridge Federal Liberal Association, is optimistic his paily can elect the next local Member nf Parliament. Wearing a red-colored button on his lapel that read, Jt's presidei] ral Liberals Great day, Mr. Erickse the association's annual "I'm a busy man wouldn't bo here if I think it could be done." Mr. Ericksen, a rest owner, was elected Frit president for 1972 re; Bill Olsfson, a feed m oral or. The new executive is tc in a week to set a date nomination meeting M ch Liberal candidate for th federal election. The association's olhe top executive positions given to lawyers, Larry vice-president and Ed n (old meet-and I didn't aurant ay as >lacing 11 op-meet for a oose a 5 next r two were Higa, ELECTRONS AIR QEAMERS C and A Sheet Metal 1709 2 Ave. S. Ph. BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 mm> Mif AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES By KICIIARP J5UUKE Staff Writer The first phase o[ a 480-acrc recreation p ark s scheduled lo open near the cm! of April 2Vz mi cs cast of tin; Lethbridge Correctional Institute. C ;t 1 c d. Rrmchland tho park will provide facilities for horse ridinj: training (lie year round nix camping and picnic accommodations during fhe summer. A structure has been erected and enclosed for a by 2111-foot indoor riding park The arena stands 25 feet high and will h a v o a mixture of sand, sawdust and clay as a floor .surface for riding. At i.iic front end of Use i For campers, the park will include facilities for tents and 30 stalls (or camper trailers. Two large fish ponds to be stocked with trout aro planned [or the immediate future and a larger lake for swimming at a later dale. A 1 million gallon reservoir has Ix'en constructed lo supply the park with drinking water. Picnic areas will be set aside with barbecue pits using wood or natural gas. A tree planting program will be undertaken to supplement the existing trees. Plans call for the road to the park to paved. Allan Jarvic, park developer, said there will no accommodation in the park for motor-7.cd recreation April To date, about has been put into the project and an additional will be spent In the next year, he Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6922 NQW OPEN Government Licensed Technician Repairs to Radios, Televisions and Tapo Recorders. SONY LLOYDS -DUAL floor for parlies and meetings is planned. A jzlass wall will .separate flic viewing nroa mid cafeteria part of front, action from the arena. Heiiiml the arena, a (iff by 112-foo! stable huililing will provide s alls for 32 horses. The two buildings will he connected to allow horses to transferred from one lo tlie other without having to take them outside. An existing by 210 foot )arn be used for n tic-down stable. Adjacent (o UK indoor arena will he an outdoor (rack with lumping and USED ORGANS MUSiCLAND WE TAKE 'N1 EAT 0 Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your door steaming hot No Delivery Charge for Orders over JUST CAU I T I 1 IT Acrcss 327-0240 OR I 1 1 1 i i From Tho 327-2297 g, rf CPR Depot Open Weekdays 7 a.m. 2 a.m. Sundays 11 a.m. 9 AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Avc. S. Phono DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5lh St. S. 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