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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wedneidoy, July 19, 1972 THE LETHBRIDCE HfRALD 17 Govt. committee pleased by Worth response Tho Alberta government's cabinet commill.ce on educa- tion says it has found the first wave of public response to the Worth Commission Report on Educational Planning both "surprising and encouraging." "We arc encouraged by the qualify of response and by the said Education Min- ister Lou Hyndmsn, chairman of Iho cabinet commiltec. "However, are surprised by the relative lack of response on certain important issues." Mr. Hyndman cited several of flic report's "top fen" pro- posals as liaving received little or no public response and only limited response from the edu- cational establishment. The ten priority items were: provision of universal op- portunity and selective exper- ience in early education; abolition of Grade 12 depart- mental examinations; inauguration of the Alberta Academy, early education and the supporting ACCESS net- work, which involves provin- cial educational television; extension of opportunities in further education; modification in certification requirements for teachers in early and basic cducalion; t> reorganization of the de- partment of education and the department of advanced educa- tion revision of funding arrange- ment for all levels of recur- rent education, including provi- sions for life experience and plndenL assistance; 9 modification of the school year and of procedures for the transfer of credits; O reduction in the length of all general and most profes- "GO WESTERN" To Whoop-Up Days in Lethbridge LET HERB'S OUTFIT YOU IN WESTERN WEAR WESTERN STRAW AND FELT HATS by Bailey and Resislol WESTERN SUITS AND SPORT JACKETS by Prince Clothinq WESTERN SLACKS' by Levis and Princg Clolhing THE LARGEST SELECTION OF WESTERN WEAR IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA FOR ALL THE FAMILY USE YOUR CHARGEX i WESTERN BOOTS by Tony fama, Justin, Texas, Bighorn, and Cowtown. WESTERN SHIRTS by Tem-Tex, Karman, and Miller WESTERN ffUfi 308 5lh Street S. WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE Phone 328-4726 sional first degree programs in universities; preparation of an integrat- ed Provincial Development Plan for education. While the concept of lifelong education on a recurrent basis i.s one of the central themes of the report, there has been al- most no feedback concerning the extension of opportunities in further education. Other areas of slight response Included proposals for an inte- grated provincial development plan, reduclion in the length of some degree programs and pro- vision of learning opportuni- ties for disadvanlaged three and four year olds. Proposals concerning modifi- cation of teacher certification requirements and reorganiza- tion of the two departments of educalion were also receiving limited response, said Mr. Hyndman. "We know these are receiv- ing careful study by the pro- fessional he said. "Perhaps the public feel these areas should, be left to the pro- fessional alone although I cannot agree with that view." The committee reported re- ceiving a considerable volume of response concerning the ap- pearance and organization of the report itself, abolition of Grade 12 departmental exami- nations, modifications of the school year, universal opportu- nities for five year olds the various uses of educational technology as well as the whole theme of the industrial versus the per- son-centred society. "We are also beginning to get reaclion from a variety of stakeholder groups concerning tenure, student fee and grant structures, school councils and the whole matter of centraliza- tion and or decentralization nf services and said Mr. Hyndman. He also noted that Catholic school trustees have been quick to respond to the report's sug- New Whoop-Up Compound has Elaine Tanner bonus Officials hope tlie presence today of Elaine Tanner will boost crowds who deserted the Whoop Up Days fairground Tuesday because of rain. Quiet month TABER (HNS) The Taber ambulance v.'as not called out during June and the fire de- partment answered but one caJl in town and one in the MD. Both fires were caused by children with matches, in- olving grass in town and a hay stack in the MD. The loss was minimal. MOON MONTH The moon revolves about the earth once every 23 days. The swimming champ'on will he at the Exhibition Grounds Whoop-Up Compound a lew hours each afternoon and even- ing to chat with the public. Former champion sprinter Harry Jerome will also be at the compound all day Saturday, the wind-up day of the fair. Adults and youngsters are In- vited to come and watch and participate in a wide variety of sports and recreational activi- ties on display. Admission to the compound is free. A fitness award testing sta- tion gives youngsters age seven to 17 a chance to try their skills at a variety of exercises. Max Gibb, recreation consul- tant with the provincial govern- ment said some parents seem to be using the recreation ex- Driver fined If a friend wsnts to sit on the hood of your car while you drive it, don't blame him. If he falls off and gets hurt you are still to blame. Brian T. Kinahan, 16, of 1915 17th Ave. S., was lined in Lethbridge provincial judge's court after he pleaded guilty to a charge of allowing someone to ride on the outside of a car fie was driving. Court was told one of three persons riding on the hood of Kinahan's vehicle had sufferd a concussion and been in hospi- tal for two weeks after he fell from the moving vehicle. Judge A. H. Elford said In passing sentence, "Much of the responsibility for the accident is the passenger's, but the driv- er of any motor vehicle has the prime responsibility for what happens while he is driving it Mbit as a place to drop the kids for free babysitting ser- vice. If youngsters are enjoying themselves and finding new in- terests, Mr. Gibbs said he doesn't mind this at all. The public is invited to try its hand at making pottery and other handicrafts. Gymnastics are being performed by various local groups. Dog obedience shows go each evening at 8 p.m. There arc also demonstrations of camp- ing, art and hobbies. One booth advertises the Southern Alberta Summer Games, a "grass roots, fun oriented" snorts event to be held this year at Bow Island Aug. 2 to 5. Many other booths are op- erated by participation-oriented groups, offering free public in- volvement. gesfion that the public and sep- arale school authorities might maintain different school sys- tems but share central office administration. "This suggestion applied only to small.urban boards. It has no general application and is not one of our priority the minister stated. "It's an encouraging start, but we need more feedback- more participation from everywhere. When we begin action 't will be on the basis of the response we have re- ceived." Reactions to the report are being requested by Oct. 15, 1972 and should be addressed lo: The Cabinet Committee on Ed- ucation, Suite 400, 11010 142nd St.. Edmonton. Tlie committee has now begun a reference service for those groups who wish to ob- tain speakers lor meetings, luncheons and conferences. Orders for the Worth Report have reached copies. They are available in local book stores. MARY LOSES OUT OBEHAMMERGAU, G e r many (AP) Helmut Fischer, who acted the part of Jesus Christ in the 1970 Obcrammcr- gau passion play, and Martin Wagner, who played Judas, have been elected to the town council. Beatrix Schwarz, who played the Virgin Mary, ran for the council but failed to win i seat. St. John Ambulance provides aid St. John Ambulance main- tains a first aid booth and a mobile ambulance at the Ex- hibition grounds during Whoop- Up Days. The first-aid booth is located in the Exhibition Pavilion op- posite the police booth and the Salvation Army's lost children booth.' The mobile ambulance is park- ed infield when horse racing, rodeos and chuckwagon races are taking place. Outside of these activities, it is parked in front of the grandstand. The Best of Luck to RANCHLAND MEATS We were pleased to supply their Plumbing needs. City Plumbing (Lethbridge) Ltd. 408 13th St. N. Phone 328-1341 CONGRATULATIONS to RANCHLAND MEATS We were happy to supply them with Butcheri' Everything for the Butcher except meat Complete food market We ipecialize in: "Butcher Boy" Power Saws, Grlnderi, Mixers, Slicerv Meat Blocks, Scales, Silent Cutters, Sausaga Sufferi, "Belmont" Sausage Seasonings and Hog and Sheep Casings. Butchers Packers Supplies Limited 424 7th Ave. S.E. Calgary 21, Alberta ALL THE BEST TO RANCHLAND MEATS We were pleased to do their electrical requirements. PARSONS ELECTRIC LTD. 1270 2nd Ave. S. Phone 326-8881 CONGRATULATIONS ON THE OPENING OF RANCHLAND MEATS LTD. We were happy to supply them with Cooling Equip- ment, Meat Handling Equipment, Stainless Steel Kit- chen Equipment. CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-3388 THE VERY BEST to RANCHLAND MEATS LTD. We are pleased to supply them with uniforms and linen supplies. IT PAYS TO KEEP CLEAN CANADIAN LINEN SUPPLY 4415 Manilla Road S.E. CALGARY, ALBERTA Telephone 243-8080 GRAND OPENING Official opening will be peformed 13th St. 4th Ave. N. Phone 328-0637 Westminster Shopping Plaza by Mayor ANDY ANDERSON at p.m. Thursday, July 20th. SPECIALS FREE DRAWS DAILY FEATURES As you deserve and expect the best in service, quality and value in each and every meat item you purchase at Randiland Meats we offer: -We will cater to "meat" your needs. -Only the finest beef, pork, poultry, lamb, veal, smoked luncheon meats Available from Govern- ment inspected plants. of our meat is wrapped doys in od- vance. years in all phases of the meat industry. -We'll show you both sides of the meat before you buy and weigh it at time of purchase. problems? Parlies? Weddings? New Bride? Ask us. We'll help solve your meat cooking problems. and All Our Meat Is Fully Guaranteed Give yourself and family a treat, shop at Ranchland Meals today. Frying Chicken Prime Rib Roasts "Never Frozen' Canada Grade "A" Lilydale Whole Young....... Ib. Pork Chops Choice Young Alberta Pork Rib or Butt End____Ib Canned Hams Gainers Superior Ib. tin Each Rib Steaks Canada Choice Canada Good Beef Ib. Canada Choice or Canada Good Beef Short Cut, Excess Fat Removed Ib. For 1 Hind of Beef Red Brand Value Chicken 3 10 Ib. Steak Paks- Value Each Frozen Fresh Canada Grade "A" Lilydale Whole Young Ib. Canned Picnics Gainers Superior Ib. tin Each Meat for a Month (Based on average family purchase) Value ,00 DAILY FEATURES the first 100 customers with (he purchase of 1 Ib. Gainers Superior Sliced Side Bacon at 99c of 1 Ib. Gainers Superior i II CDCC Maple Leaf Top Quality By the Piece Ib. Garlic Sausage Smoked Picnics Gainers Coil Ib. Maple Loaf Whole Ranch Style Ib. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES. the tirsl 100 customers with the purchase of 1 Ib. of Burns Bulk Bar-B-Q Skin-On II EDCC Wieners at 59c Ib.............I ID. CKCE the first 100 customers with the purchase of Ib. of Maple Leaf Pork 1 II Sausage at 89c Ib. I ID. CHECK ON ALL OUR LOW REGULAR PRICES AND OTHER INSTORE FEATURES! THE FIRST 25 LADIES WILL RECEIVE A T-BONE STEAK FREE! ;