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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta NHL HOCKEY WEEKEND JANUARY 2tlh J5lh 30.h TORONTO vi VANCOUVER CALIFORNIA vi VANCOUVER tar Informotlvn and looking! Col! ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTti VILLAGE MALL PHONE 321-3201 The Lctlibridgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lelhbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, January 11, 1972 PAGES 9 TO 20 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL ILDG. 740 4di AVE. S. LITHMIDOE, ALBERTA SEE US FOR ALL YOUR OPTICAL NEEDS City public school officials to set up long-range goals Tire Lethbridge public schoo administration mil begin grap- pling in earnest with the prob- lem of establishing long-range educatiinal goals when it meets Friday with officials of the Al- berta Human Resources Re- search Council. Dr. 0. P. Larson, superinten- dent of the public school sys- tem, said he doesn't feel the board will have to cover the same ground twice, despite the fact that the Worth Commission report on the same subject isn't due until May; thought we should do some preliminary thinking along itese said Dr. Larson. "We don't plan to complete anything until the Worth Com- mission report is out, because HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phono 328-3388 we need its input before mak log any final decisions." Dr. Larson said the term "long-range" is hard to defln but "we are probably talkin about the next five years or thereabouts." He said the initial task will be to develop broad goals fo the entire system and, from these, specific objectives wiil be determined. He said long-range goals are vitally necessary in the quick ly-changing world of education "Once we decide where w want to go, then we will hav to stop to take a look at where we ate now in relation t achieving those goals." Clarification The RCMP member who said, "There are businessmen in Lethbridge who are using and I have been able to smell it on their cloth in a Herald story Mon day was not Staff Sergeanl Bob Morrison. The statement in the story vas made anonymously by another member of the force. Chicken Out TONIGHT with the Colonel Colonel Sanden hai fresh, hot Sunday dinners for tale today. Boxes, buckets and barrels full of "Finger lickin' good" chicken and all the trimmings. It's ready any- time you are. We fix Sunday dinner seven days a week Colonel Sanders' Recipe fried FINE FOODS PASTRY SHOP 2 LOCATIONS Cor. M.M. Drive, 3rd Ave. S. Phone 318-8161 1705 Mayor Magrath Drive. Phone 328-7752 WHERE ARE YOU, MT. FUJI? The pavilion at the Nlkka Yuko Centennial Garden is shuttered and locked for the winter but retains its peaceful attraction beside the snow drifts. The Garden is the largest of its kind outside Japan. Foulds Photo PEP is popular program The province's Priority ployment Program has lots of -pep. With slightly under half of the 27 PEP programs .offered at Lethbridge Community Col- lege under way, enrolment has exceeded expectations by 75 per cent and could go as high as double the 400 students ori- ginally anticipated. On Monday registrations had reached 694 and was'expected o break the 700 mark early today. Thirteen of the courses are under way and another 14 will begin within the next two weeks. Some courses, such as weld- ing, are already filled. How- ever others, such as a security guard course for which more obs are available to graduates .nan currently there are stu- dents, can still accept male and female students. LCC officials had optimis- tically said, at the birth of PEP, that 400 students would enroll here. Last week Jim MacNail, director of student ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th SI. S. Phon. 32B-4095 services said registration might reach as high as 600. Registration for PEP courses will continue until the last course begins, early in Feb- ruary. In the words of Snoopy: 'Bleeahhr Once claimed as the banani belt of Canada, southern Al berta can soon lay claim ti being the co.- founder of Ook pik, the legendary Esltim mascot. Only eleven days into Jami ary, this area has received a most as much snow as is nor mally expected for the entire mouth. The 7.5 inches that hav fallen this month comes on thi heels of extra heavy snow ijls recorded In December Like skiers, the weather has jecn having its ups and downs jut mostly downs, with th lemperature expected to dro :o the 10 to 20 below range to- night and tomorrow. Winds will come howling down from Ookpik country in LEROY'S PLUMBING AND GASFITTING LEROY Phon. ERLENDSON 326-8403 CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. Office Furniture SALE! 1 only. WS-310 L SHAPED SECRETARIAL DESK. Advcnlu, (Walnut) Cnronu Legi. Lilt S75.0O 1 only. 1512 B.C. SECRETARIAL CHAIR. Lilt Pricl 83.OO Total Regular Lilt (Dtik and 656.0O OUR SALE PRICE (DESK AND CHAIR) 420 CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. ,75 306 13th Street North Phone 327-4591 the north at 20 miles per hour, and gusting will cause drifts on southern Alberta roads and highways. The average January tem- perature Is 37.3 above, cushion- ed by an average of 8.7 inches of snow. Taxes prepaid Local property owners have paid in taxes to the city so far this year, about more than at the same time in 1971. The city pays five per cent per annum interest on taxes jaid before Feb. 29 as an in- centive to pay taxes early. The deadline for property tax jayments is June 30. Anderson raps 'creeping socialism' By RICHARD BURKE Staff Writer Controls on the creeping so- cialism in Canada were called for by Mayor Andy Anderson at the Downtown Rotary Club luncheon Monday. Although the mayor made no specific reference in his state- ment, his appeal followed a summary of increased servic ing cost here and throughou the province "which is largely subsidized by taxation." Some controls have been es tablished by the city througl the policy of requiring devel opers to pay for servicing costs on the land they develop. In recent years, Mayor An derson said, these costs have Council continues city budget talks Transportation in the city re- ceived a large share of COUB- til's attention at the budget discussions Monday night. A temporary extension of the city bus schedule for about one lour in the evenings was fur- ther extended for three months, at which time a report will be submitted to council. A report covering the change rom early December to the end of the month showed rev- enues of ?81.44 and expen- ditures of during a 21 day period. The summary of transit sys- tem use covered only the bus runs between. and p.m. During that hour, an av- erage of JO persons per eve- ning on each mite used toe buses. On that basis, City Manager Tom Nutting said the extension was not economically feasible. Alderman Tom Ferguson re- minded council that it had assumed a policy of regarding lie transit system as a service, not a utility. With that In mind, council rated for the one hour exten- ion of service to be continued or three months. The estimated net expen- iture f or the transit system is up over last year. Earlier, a debate erupted ver a requested expen- iture for changing the color of be buses. Mr. Nutting told council con- sideration had been given to repainting the buses "mod blue and orange" to attract people to use th.5 buses. He cited the rail and airline ndustries which have changed the color of vehicles to attract iBssengers. Aid. Vera Ferguson said leople are in the habit of see- ng the buses -the color they are and moved that the expenditure >e deleted from the budget. ter motion was defeated with our aldermen and Mayor Andy Anderson opposed. NOTICE Your oldeit Carrier ffoaler In Southern Alberta wiihei fa announce a name change from Fedor's Refrigeration to ALCON REFRIGERATION LTD. DEALERS IN A COMPLETE LINE OF AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT CONWAY CAMERON 2214 41 ST. S. ALLAN DRAPER PHONE 327-5816 LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. The colors of the buses wil change, but a changeover date has not been set. The debate continued when Mr. Nutting'said a ex- penditure for bus drivers' uni- forms included a proposal to match the color of the uni- forms with the new bus colors. That was too much for coun- cil, and the idea was rejectee by deletion 'of from the expenditure. Mr. Nutting said would be needed for uniform replace- ment regardless of a color change. The matter of snow removal came up again and a bare ma- jority of council voted to retain a budgeted for that pur- pose in 1972. Aid. Vaughan Hembroff mov- ed all but be deleted from the budget. AW. Vera Ferguson, Steve Koteh 'and Chick Chichester supported the resolution. Snow removal is an "enor- mous waste of Aid. Hembroff said. "Spring always comes and here, the Chinooks come sooner" to take the snow away, he added. Mr. Nutting said the expen- diture is justified, particularly for snow removal where drift- ing has occurred. Under fire department expen- diture, ambulance service came under serious scrutiny. Mr. Nutting told council In that department, 16 men are kept on call for possible am- bulance duty. A committee of council will be established to study the am- bulance service in town. The budget discussions will resume at 4 p.m. next Monday and the budget is expected to be approved Jate-r that evening at a regular meeting of council. For 1972, the estimated bud- get is with to come from the tax levy of 70 mills. The remainder comes from various other city taxes and revenues. risen to from per front foot. In Calgary, he said, ser- vicing costs are between and per front foot. The mayor's address was the third annual report to the Ro- larians on the operations of the city. That report included a brief summary of the 1972 city bud- get, now being reviewed by council. The budget calls for a projected 70-mill tax levy, compared with 68 last year. Mayor Anderson compared the two-mill increase here with hikes of nine mills in Calgary and 10 mills in Edmonton. He also compared Leth- bridge with large cities In gen- eral where "growth has gotten out of hand." That is not I problem here, he said. He referred to housing In this context and said the ac- commodation situation has been effectively met here, par- ticularly during the last three years. In 1971, 347 building permits were issued for single family bousing totalling Also, he said, a void is being filled by the assisted home ownership program which allows people in the lower in- come brackets id purchase their own homes. The mayor told the Rofcar- ians the city will begin pro- p-am to recover its land investment In West Leth- bridge this February. He said development of that area has taken longer than ex- jectel but that the delay was ,o assure controls to make West Lethbridge "a model part of the dty.'l Census is on Local census takers for 1972 lave begun collecting the orms mailed to residents last week. A spokesman for the city clerk's office has asked mat he forms not be mailed back to city hall unless the resident expects to be out of town dur- ing the next two weeks. He also suggested if a per- son is out of the house, be bould leave the filled-out form taped to the outside of the front door for the enumerator to col- ect. The city will he covered by 125 census taken. :LIFF BLACK, Certified Dintal Mtctwnk HACK DENTAL Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDO. PHONE Be EXCITINGLY GLAMOROUS with fine Bath Products By Max Factor AQUARIUS Powder, bath spirits, both silk, bath gelee, body splash. By Shulton TAJI Soap, perfume, oil perfume, oil mijf. VIVE LE-BAIN. Body cologne, fragrance veil, milk foam bclh, bath lotion, fragrance oil, dusting powder. AM Available in Sell ar Singlei AII Prictd From.................'........... I .50 McCREADY-BAINESl________ PHARMACY LTD. CHARGJ 614 3rd Ave. S. 327-3555 See Our Ad On PAGE 11 In Today's Issue For Complete Details January Clearance JANUARY SALE STARTS THURSDAY! We Will Be Closed All Day Wednesday In Preparation For This Tremendous Sale? ;