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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SUPERIOR 13 DAY MEXICAN FIESTA FOR CO-OP MEMBERS Departing Calgary January 19th, 1971 Only $419 par panon leted en double occupancy Far reservations and Information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Contra Vlllaga - Phono 328-3201 or 328-8114 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, January 2, 1971 PAGES 13 TO 26 Treat Everyone To Delicious Alberta Roost Beef-On-A-Bun Available Only at . . , ERICKSEN'S Take-Oot No. 2 - 1705 m.m. Drive s. - Phone 328-7751 COLOR ME HAPPINESS-Daniel Paul Luscher waited 10 hours and 31 minutes after midnight just to keep parents Shirley and Norman Luscher in suspense about who'd be the first 1971 baby, but made the scene in good time to present his two sisters with a brother. The Luschers live at 1259 5A Ave. S. Daniel was born at St. Michael's General Hospital - which now has the distinction of being the birthplace of the Lethbridge New Year's baby for the past six years. Daniel's weight was recorded as 4,220 grams, under the hospital's policy to use metric measures in keeping with international practice. That's nine pounds and four ounces, in the more traditional system. Daniel was also 2114 inches long, or tall, depending on your viewpoint. He and his parents will receive gifts from a number of local merchants in return for his timing ability. -Photo by Bryan Wilson. Two in Medicine Hat area Gundlock supports investigation of foreign influence in education By JOAN BOWMAN Herald Staff Writer Lethbridge MP Deane Gundlock says the government sponsored investigation into foreign influence in Alberta post-secondary educational institutions is necessary. The influence of non - Canadian teachers, notably Americans, is "definitely a p r o b-lcm," he said. Mr. Gundlock, a member of the joint senate - house committee on constitutional reform, said the committee has heard numer o u s criticisms on the 14 rabies tests prove positive Whether or not there is a potential rabies danger in southern Alberta is "a $64 question" but so far there is no problem, according to Dr. W. J. Dor-ward, of the Lethbridge Animal Diseases Research Institute. He said there have been 14 positive tests made in Alberta this year, including one in Medicine Hat and one in EJkwater, in the south. One also came from High Level, near the Northwest Territories border. "We don't want to minimize the dangers," Dr. Dorward said, "but right now there's no cause to push any panic button." He cautioned that the fact there have been no positive rabies testings in southwestern Alberta shows only that of the animals sent in, none have had tabies. He said the 14 positives from throughout the province resulted after the first positive case was made public, bringing a rash of test requests. Dr. Dorward added that while there have been 40 Albertans treated for rabies this year this does not indicate they actually have rabies. "If a doctor has even a suspicion that his patient may have been in contact with rabies, he'll start rabies treat- EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEL 317-7th STREET SOUTH CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LABI lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDC. PHONE 327-2822 ments immediately. The animal is sent down to us for testing, and it may take some time before we know for certain. "I imagine many of those 40 treatments have been discontinued," Dr. Dorward said. He said Alberta has tended to be rabies - free for a number of years, while both Saskatchewan and British Columbia have had a problem. Rabies has approached Alberta from Saskatchewan, but the R o c k y Mountains protect Alberta from B.C. rabies because the common animal carriers do no! tend to migrate across them. "No animals are natural carriers," Dr. Dorward said, "but all animals can contract rabies and then spread it." He said the incubation period averages four to six weeks, although it can last up to eight or nine months. The length of time until the animal dies depends on where the original bite or contact was. Rabies is spread only by saliva from a rabid animal, and the saliva must come in contact with the other animal's (or a man's) blood either through a bite or contact with an open wound. Rabies is known as a "neurotrophic" virus, since it attacks the nervous system and eventually the brain. It also reaches the salivary glands, from where it can be spread. Dr. Dorward said simple precautions are all that are necessary to protect pet owners from themselves getting rabies. He said people should be certain their pets are vaccinated, they should be cautious when SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 # AND THdltllri5 \ Jaat of ereryiflfaa-in too N�w Year. And thaakt for roar OeflOTOVS MIDDOjrfc Advertising Specialties - and Business Promotional Gifts Magrath, Alberta - Phone 758-3095 approaching any wild animals (and rabid animals become quite bold) and should, if they are suspicious about either their own or their pets' safety, immediately contact the veterinary laboratory. Most pets vaccinated today receive a DRA-strain tissue culture vaccine, good for two or more years of pet immunity, but other vaccines last less time. The vet who treated the pet in the past can tell the pet-owner when a new vaccination is needed. Man hurt when car hits pole Wayne Anderson of 2125 11th Ave. S. received minor head injuries when the car he was driving went out of control Friday afternoon and hit a light standard on Mayor Magrath Drive in the 300 block. He was treated in hospital and released. Damage amounted to $1,500. Damage amounted to $1,500 Thursday when cars driven by Brian Colin Fames of 539 21st St. N. and Lawrence Van Eg-mond of 240 14th St. N. were involved in an intersection collision on the corner of 9th St. and 3rd Ave. S. There were no injuries. Nola Joanne Lerner of 1235 6th Ave. S. was slightly injured when the car she was driving was invloved in an accident Thursday at 3rd Ave. and 6th St. S. Driver of the other car was Phillip Babino of 224 Corvette Cresent. Damage amounted to $500. "lack of Canadian content" on campuses. The subject has come up before the committee because educators, mainly in Windsor and Toronto, have asked that a new constitution include clauses controlling foreign teacher quotas. He said some of the views have been extreme, including one man who asked that a new constitution demand the depor- DIES - Ray Goodall, a member of the University of Lethbridge founding faculty since 1967 died in West Vancouver of a heart attack Thursday. The Goodalls had been visiting friends over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Mr. Goodall was an associate professor of sociology at the U of L, and had served in a variety of posts including the first information officer and chairman of the University Seminar Series committee. He is survived by his wife Constance and three children. A DUMP WITH A NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION-That signs can be a bit misleading, everyone knows. But a "No Dumping" sign at a dump - er, at a sanitary landfill? Really, now. What might have happened is that the dump - er, sanitary landfill - resolved to clean up its act for 1971. What is more likely, however, is that the, uh, sanitary landfill is the place to dump refuse, as directed by the sign on the right. The sign on the left asks that no one dump refuse along the roadside. How confusing! COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-54S4 / 5 ^ 5_i^ J= i \� J 'J 2 ' 3 WEEKEND SPECIAL FAMILY DINNER FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN  Chicken Chew Meln  Sweet and Sour Spareribt  Deep Pried Shrimps, Breaded er Pineapple Chicken  Chicken Fried Rice ALL FOR ONLY_..................... Delivered to Your Heme - Piping Hell .95 Open Weekdays 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Phone the 327-0240 327-2297 Across From The CPR DEPOT REDUCTIONS ON ALL 35 MM and MOVIE PROJECTORS Just in time to show your Christmas and New Year films Let us process your films Our exclusive offer all year round Of replacement film, bonus prints, Or a 20% discount. a. e. cross C]Pholography <�td. lethbridge 327-2673 Taber 223-2402 tfction of American teachers. Mr. Gundlock said a teacher's background and experience influence his everyday decisions. Hence non - Canadians still tend to judge issues by their home-country situation. He suggested the provincial Time limit set on return of deposits The provincial Landlord and Tenant Act stipulates landlords must return security deposits to tenants within 10 days after the termination of tenancy. If all or part of the deposit is to be deducted in accordance with conditions agreed to by the tenant, the landlord must deliver a statement and return the balance of deposit within 10 days after the tenant has moved out. If the landlord is unable to determine the exact deductions within 10 days, he must deliver an estimated statement and return the estimated balance within 10 days. This must be followed up within 30 days after tenancy termination with a final statement and final balance. A person who contravenes these stipulations, as set out in the office consolidation of the act, is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $100. If a landlord fails to return all or, part of the deposit, regardless of whether the tenant received a statement of account, the tenant may take proceedings under The Small Claims Act. investigation should study textbooks used in Alberta institutions. Judging foreign influence should take the form of the committee sitting in on classes, but students and teachers' associations should be included on evaluation teams. He said there is a difference between the Canadian - born person who takes his higher education in the U.S. "to broaden his experience" and the American-born and educated teacher "who has never heard of Canada before." "I am critical of the present situation, but not pessimistic." He said on the national level some American teachers who are "not entirely successful in their own country," come to Canada because they are given the opportunity to continue in their profession and because salaries are generally higher than in the U.S. Permit values increase $10 million The total value of building permits in Lethbridge for 1970 will likely exceed last year's figure by about $10 milLion. This despite the fact that December figures will only be about $880,000, down considerably from the $3% million and $8Vis milliion totals in November and October, respectively. The total for 1970 will be about $27,600,000. The 1969 figure was under $18 million. New signal Traffic signals at 13th St. and 2nd A Ave. N. went into operation Thursday morning. The newly - installed signal lights will facilitate traffic flow in the vicinity of the Centre Village Mali. A flashing green arrow will indicate an advance phase for cars turning left into the shopping centre. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. tm PHONE 328-7684 SOCREDS - Several prominent Lethbridge residents are expected to run for the East and West Lethbridge Social Credit provincial nominations, expected to be called within the first two weeks of February. First to announce his intention to run for West Lethbridge, where he makes his home, is Dick Grucnwald, 53, prominent as a school trustee at city, provincial and national levels. It will mark the first time Mr. Grucnwald, owner - operator of an insurance business, has run for a provincial nomination. AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Lethbridge's Newest and Most Talked About Restaurant . . THE TOWN CHEF NOW OPEN SUNDAYS from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Special Sunday Brunch and Full Course Dinners -Gracious Atmosphere -Fine Food-Top Service 740 4th AVE. S. (PROFESSIONAL BLDG.) 3478 ;