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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IT'S NOT TOO LATE for a Hawaiian Vacation Ycr Information and booking! call ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL P P CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 SECOND IN OUR NEW LOCATION 4 4 CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. III '01 PROFESSIONAL BLDG 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Aik about Phologray The Icni that chnngei wilh PAGES 17 TO 32 3N Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, February 26, '-1 i? f i T; i 3. f f f :V Hf i 1 i l_ WANTON DESTRUCTION OF CITY PROPERTY Cily Andrews Ro police arc ihis morning searching for an unknown vehicle bridge, west which caused undetermined damage to cily trees, land vey of the a ond road signs Friday evening or Saturday morning. The caused by ll damage slarls in the Dieppe Boulevard area in south by fha same Lethbridga and extends lo various locations in the 1 fv i ,-v- I ;V 1 .-K4 j r fc Af "If 3 tl 4jF jfe T dp 3d and SL Basil Road vicinity In Norlh Leth-of 13th St, N, Police are now taking a sur-rge area to determine the amount of damage e vehicle, believed at press lime to be done person or f A' said tc By CIIEG McINTYllE Staff Writer The Liberals will add Lethbridge to tiie list of Prairie cities where party popularity is a party organizer predicts. "A city as well off cco-nDmically as Lethbridge should rate high in Liberal party said Blair Williams, federal party campaign cha r-nian for Alberla. "Tl'.e Liberals are an urban parly that's booming in Prairie cities like Calgary, Edmonton, Rcgina, Saskatoon and said Mr. Williams. If an election were called o-day, he told the annual meeting of Uie Lethbridge Federal Literal Association, the party would win six seats in Alberta. The parry would hold its current four seats and gain one each in Edmonton and Calgary, lie popi be gi The Conservatives hold Die other 15 of the ]'J Alberla seals in the House o[ Commons. By Ihe lime an election is called likely in June he said the Liberals in Alberta will )2 in a stronger position, able to win more than .six seats. Mr. Williams, 32, former as-s slant to the federal minister o[ agriculture, said the single mast important element in strengthening Ihe parly's popularity will be "conimuuica-ions." Because people in Alberta see Ottawa mainly tlirougli the eyes of Conservative MP.s, Lhe Optimistic for sale Kent Jespersen, special assistant to the federal minister of agriculture, said Prairie grain farmers should look toward future grain sales with "a tremendous amount of optimism." Mr. Jespersen, speaking to the Lelhbridge Federal Liberal Association, said (lie federal government has put a number cf measures in effect that will help the farmer: a protein grading system, like lhat used by other countries; a two price system improved transportation for farm 'owing Liberals have a hard time getting their message across, bo said. Mr. Williams, Ixii-n In Leth-bridge and a high school student at Tabcr, said representation of the Lcthbridge riding in by Conservative MP Deanc Gundlock "has been depressing lo say Ihe least." At Uie 1951! general election, he said, Uie Liberal candidate, John Boras, lost by about voics, "not that big a margin." With the announced retirement of .Mr. Gundlock, IIP s nee IBM, "it's going lo be a new said .Mr. Williams. future of grain pessimism" among Western Liberals. The reasons for Ihis pessimism, he said, arc: Literal MPs in Lhe vest; issues in Ottawa are filtered to people icre through Uio eyes of Opposition Conservative MPs and the government has had to Lake some unpopular action recently such as Lhe defeated grains stabilization act, and cianges to the '.ax system. he said Westerners should remember Lhat the Canadian economy is expanding six per cenL (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 Lcthbridgc. Tenders closed this week and six contractors submitted bids with the lowest bid, from Foundation Company of Canada Ltd. of Calgary, at S514.89G. However, Foundation Company has not awarded the contract. Fiiigineering director Randy Holfcld said council will make the final decision probably March 6. He said construction will begin 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 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 Civic Sports Centre. Mr. H'jrlburt, 43, former mayor of Fort Maclcod, 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 S3CO. all of it out of his own pocket. Mr. Hurlburt said all the money for his campaign will likely be raised through donations. Conservative party memberships will be sold up until p.m. Monday and balloling will begin at End quolas for grain: farm products marketing legislation; small farm expanded export markets, particularity 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 IGUi St. S. resulted In damage with no injuries reported. Vehicles driven by Jimmy Kan, 712 9th Ave. S., Bexnicc Hofinan of Nobleford. Richard Burrows and Allen Fraser, both of Lethbridge, were in collision. Short By RUDY HAUGESEDEll Stall Writer New work attitudes must be adopted by laljor before the shorter work week is adopted, warned a labor leader in Lethbridge Friday. Reg Basken, intern a tional representative o[ Uie 0 i 1, 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 thresholds regulating worker safely 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 I make changes The shorter result in night ploynrait unle educated towa of increased r In industries er work week mentcd, res( found tliat abc the men wilh taken on "inon If the shcrte comes more cepted, Mr. 1 up to 25 per cc would find se by depriving The shorter not result ii hours, lie The objecti labor is to red mit inoru woi r.ipplovod. Part of the sary before i short work w people about Lributicn. Mr. numbers en c force annually numbers of no Employers a troduce the d in these areas work week woulc r national uncm-ss workers were rds the benefits ecrcation tune. where the short-has been impli-archers have ut 17 per cent of extra time have snlighting1' jobs, r work week ac-3askcn predicted nt of the workers cond jobs, liinre-Lhe uijcmploycd. work week docs i shorter work d. 'c of organized uce hours lo porkers lo education neces-nplcmcnling the eek, is to at Hie cost of many work benefits, ho warned. So, while employees think they are gaining something, they are actually losing benefits. He was speaking to about 40 labor leaders from throughout Lho southern portion of tho province, during the first day of a two day Alberta Federation of Labor conference here. Jack Hampson, representative of the Canadian Food and Allied Workers in Calgary, defended the short work week concept. However, he added, the shorter work iveck does not reduce the aclual number of hours worked nor are the overall results of a longer work day The shorter week, providing more recrcalion time, could result in people accepting retirement at an earlier age, he said. If people retired earlier more i jobs would be available lo 1 these seeking work. Through the shorter work week, llie shorter hours will follow suit, which in lurn will provide more jobs, Mr. Hampson to meet ii 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 Education: Teaching and Learning the Future, to the Southwestern Alfa e r I a Teachers' Association convention, Dr. Ziegler said with the diminishing aulliority 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 wilh the need of (lie time, teachers themselves should ke future' ter Into the process of socialization. Dr. Ziegler said invent 1 v e education should pay attention to Uie development of psychological ability to deal wilh the uncertain .ies of today's world, insight into the future, new meanings about life, moral and ecological courage, self governance, ability to choose, lo tolerate and celebrate new ideas with open minds, the will and the spirit to succeed, and Uie sense about truth and beauty. In all. Ihc pupil should be taught to be a self directed agent to act lor liis FOR THESE? COAL OIL Pinls, Quarts, Gallon) DISTILLED WATER Galloni WATER GLASS pintt, pints, gcillonl METHYL HYDRATE Pinls, Quarli, Galloni MURIATIC ACID Pinls, These hard-to-find itemi ore always available al Hoyl's Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Ericksen eled of local fedei Sven Ericksen, new president of the Lethbririge Federal Liberal Association, is optimistic his party can elect Ihc next local Member nf Parliament. Wearing a red-colored buiton on his lapel that read, It's president ral Liberals Great day, Jlr. Ericksen told Lhe sssocia lion's annual "I'm a busy man and 1 wouldn't be here if I didn't Uiink it could be done." Mr. Ericksen, a restaurant owner, was elected Friday as president for 1972 replacing Olnfson, a feed mill op-oralor. The executive is to meet in a week to set a date for a nomination meeting; Lo choose a Ijibor.il candidate for the next federal election The association's other top executive positions were given to lawyers, Larry IILga, vice-president and Ed Rice, secret ELECTRONIC AIR CLEANERS C ond A Sheet Metal 1709 2 Ave. S. Ph. said the rhiR the work si'pcrccdcs 1 ic v JOIN nvnilnb o. IT willing lo in-arlcr work BLACK, Certified Denfal Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 MOVING? CALlf OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Dy RICHARD BUKKP: Staff Writer The first phase o[ a 4110-acre rcercalion p a r k is scheduled to open near the em of April miles east: of the Lethbridgc Correctional Insli-lulc. C .-i 1 c (1 Riiiicliland liecrrn lions, the park will provide fa cililics for horse rittinj! a.iu training lire year round ar. storey addition wilh a floor for parties and mrctiups is planned. A plass w.-ill will .separate Ihc nro.i and rafelrria part nf UT front Foclion from the arena, behind the arena, a fid by 112-foo! stable building will provide si nils for horses. Tho Iwo buildings will he connected lo allow horses to Ix1 transferred from one lo Uie other without having to take them outside. An cxisling 5f> by 210 foot bnrn will be used for n Adjacent (o tic Indoor arena will he an ouldnor Irark jumping i For campers. Ihe park will iiclude facilities for tents and 30 stalls for camper trailers. Two large fish ponds to be stocked with trout are planned for Ihe immediate future and a larger lake for swimming at a laler dale. A million gallon reservoir has Ix'en constructed lo supply the park wilh drinking walor. Picnic areas will he set aside with barbecue pils using wood or natural gas. A tree planting program will bo under! akcn to supplement the existing trees. Plans call for the road to the park to paved. 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