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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 _ THE tEtrlBRlnCE HERALD Monday. June 1, 1970 Endorsed Unanimously Convention CURE To Fight Legislation H.v KIC SWIUAHT Ita-alll Stuff Writer CALGARY The Alberta di- vision of the Canadian Union of Public Employees has decided tu light legislation in the new Alberta Labor Act whicn gives the provincial cabinet power to prevent or end strikes which plaee life or property in serious jeopardy. Saturday, voting dele- gates to Ihc division's 2011. an- nual convention unanimously endorsed a resolution calling on the union ;a give full sup- port to any of the locals in the province that find it necessary in the futu.e "to defy these un- just laws." Bob Masson of Lethbridge, Kecetary-treasurer of the divi- sion, said he doesn't advocate a general work stoppage io pro- test the legislation but financial support would be gn'en fom the division. Mr. Masson said the amciid- j To Mail Plan FAMILY "GRADUATES" When Howie Puckett was awarded his bachelor of education degree with great distinction at the University of Lethbridge Convocation ceremonies Saturday, his biggest audience was his entire family. Shown helping to congratulate him are his wife, Joan (who will graduate from the U of L in and children John, Daniel, David and Michael. Both Pucketts active in- university and community activities. Reg Neickirk Speaks For Students New City Landfill Now Open The city of Lcthbridge's new sanitary landfill at Stafford Drive and 20th Ave. N. began operation today and the former landfill has been phased out. Definite requirements on con- trol have developed with tlie opening of the landfill, as set the provincial board of Health. I Tiie board stipulates that adequate windbreaks are re- quired to prevent waste from blowing from the working areas onto adjoining properties and to maintain control of blowing refuse. The entire area must be inspected and tidied j regularly. With the stiffer regulations, the engineering department of the city asks all city residents hauling their own garbage io use plastic bags and to bundle j paper refuse to pi-event the scattering of litter. The Unemployment Insur- ance Commission of Canada will again mail unemployment cheques, benefit cheques and annuity cheques, after a in-per- i son pick-up lest tried last week, i proved unsatisfactory. i Officials of the UIC said the j i n d i v i u a 1 pick-up of the j cheques proved inconvenient Io most people, an a real hard- ship to others who lacked trans- I porlation. The trial s.ervice was held in Medicine Hat, Fort JIacleod. Bow Island Taber, Pincher Creek, Blairmore, Cardston and Magrath. Tt is the responsibility of both the community and the university to provide the atmo- sphere and through education to develop the growth of uni- vercal rather than short-sight- ed outlooks. University of Leth- bridge graduation student Reg Ncwkirk told fcllo.t-gradiiatcs ''While at university we de- vocation address, Mr. Neivkirk Saturday. veloped our own tastes- ajid life- asked how [he difference be- Speaking to Convocation on styles, from 'doing your own tween fads and improved anti- behalf of the students. Mr. thing.' to advocating complete Newkirk said there was no; socialism.'' doubt that their university ex- i Replying to Professor J i m perience had developed them Cousins' admonition to "beware as individuals. I of fads" in his keynote Cou- .tides could be seen. ''I cm sure that many think- ers of liie Siri'.ce.ilh Century Commission would have called the Protes- tant Revolution a fad if the word Itfd existed." The appeal of today's hippie philosophy with t h e young people of the world "would force one to be cau- tious, at least, before pronounc- ing it Io be a Mr. New- kirk said. He warned graduates they should avoid insisting their uni- The democratic development for success of other'universities i and Di. Beekel training qualified them in the face of masses of evi- said, (letter" than those without a uni- dcnce of university disintegra- "We have admitted, as stu-; versjty education since such Hon." dents, an array of the excellent j an atQUldc "could only be con- The faculty and students are! young people of southern Al- i intellectual snobbery" Wu In U of luence Seen Development and operation of the University of Lethbridge will have a re- juvenating effect on the univer- sity community in Canada and the United States, Acting U of L President Dr. Bill Beekel told Hie university's Spring vocation Saturday. the heart of a university, he said, as they define it and give Con- it its reputation and its worth. "I believe we have the right "It may come "as a surprise j approach to the involvement of that this is happening right I all members of our academic here in Lethbridge, Alberta, but community m the destiny of it he said in his report to the Convocation. "We are trying to put into effect an academic environ- ment that could be the model! FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE! that community. We haven't perfected the mechanism of in- volvement, but T hope that we will in the year ahead. "We have appointed to the faculty a group of outstanding men and women from many berta." He told the Convocation that universities have become mis- understood by the public, since what they are designed to do is unclear. and lead to an all out battle between the educated and the uneducated. Today's graduates must im- prove the world by solving its The university's involvement j Problems he said, but "in or- with the public is complex. to man Ins reality volving its being a centre spirit-must be altered.' learning and of tradition, of re- Mr. Newkirk, a Negro, told search and seeking all sides of! graduates that every human a question. i being has the poientiaf "to "The university has always transcend the limitations of his existed and still exists to di's-: unpromis- Tonight The Worth Commission on Educational Planning starts its two days of hearings tonight at in the Yates Memorial Centre and all sessions are open to the public. A number of briefs will be presented tonight including one from the Lethbridge public school board, and a questioning period will follow the presenta- tion of briefs, open to everyone in the audience. The commission will hold the final part of its Lethbridge sil- ting Tuesday, again at p.m. in the Yates. Commissioners will also hold a special hearing Tuesday at p.m. in the Senator Glad- stone Hall at Big Band Concert i Lethbridge's Big Band will present its second concert of 1970 Sunday at the Yates Mem- I orial Centre starling at p.m. I The concert wilt be sponsored by the ladies' auxiliary to St. j Michael's Hospital and pro- ceeds will be used for services and activities in the tcca and pediatrics wards. The auxiliary has refurnished I two rooms in the hospital and I money will be used for furlhtr j upgrading. Funds are also used j i for the purchase of toys for the j children and television sets for teenage patients. Tickets for the conceit are' available at Leister's Music Store, St. Michael's Hospital and members of the band and auxiliary. The Big Band, under the leadership of Nick Kuclieran, in January played to a capa- city sudierice at the Yates. inents to the act, which call for a three-member compul- sory arbitration tribunal will tend to prohibit free collective bargaining and could lead to a system of binding arbitration being imposed on public em- ployees in Alberta. "'if binding arbitration is used once, it could become fashionable to continue and w.e will lose the right to free col- lective bargaining." Ray Mercer, the union's western region education rep- resentative said, "if we must storm the legislative assembly or parliament, then let's do it." National Vice-president Har- ry Greene said the best way to end restrictive legislation is to change the government. "CUPE should become more politically he said. Performance On Monday Cantor Murray Nixon of Beth Israel congregation in Van- couver will appear Monday in an evening of cantoria! selec- tions, and Yiddish. Israeli and operatic music at the Leth- bridge Hebrew Congregation, 914 lath St. South. Cantor Nixon's performance, to start at p.m.. will be on behalf of the Israel bond cam- paign. Canton Nixon, who studied at the Royal Conservatory of Mtisic in Toronto under Sir Ernest MacMillan. also studied Hazzanul in New York City under the late Cantor Moshe Koussevilsky. He was associated with both the Beth Sholom Synagogue and Adath Israel congregation in Toronto, before moving to Van- couver in The State of Israel bond issue brings foreign capital into the Middle East nation tor the fi- nancing of non military eco- nomic development. More City News I On Page U A resolution from Local 70 in Letlibridge demanded that the provincial government include a representative from labor on the Bca.d of the Local Author- ities Pension Plan since the pension plan, for a large num- ber of CUPli members, is ad- ministered by the board. The resolution called for the member of the board to be selec- ted by the Alberta Federation of Labor at the earliest date. The resolution, led by the 12 voting delegates from Leth- bridge, gained unanimous sup- port. The 151) delegates defeated a motion asking for special abor- tion clinics staffed by trained non-doctors and endorsing ster- ilization. Approval was given to a mo- tion asking that the minimum wage in Alberta be increased to an hour, but delegates rejected a resolution asking that the minimum for public employees be 25 per cent above the minimum wage for other workers. Other resolutions approved called for additional school-hos- positals for mentally retarded children, tne federal and pro- vincial governments to pay the full cost of education and for a convention to discuss the pos- sible political action by the union. tn Sunday election action, Leslie W. Hswson of Red Deer was re-elecied president for the division. Bob Masson of Leihbridge was re-elected secretary trea- surer. D. C. Beeehy was re- elected first vice-president and Hon Brown of Calgary was elected second vice-president. George Hunt, president of Lo- cal was named the Leth- bridge executive member with Betty Gal named alternate for any division meetings. US fOR Guaranteed Repairing ERiCKSEN'S JEWELLERY McFARtAND BLDG. Phone 327-3525 MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE HAS THAT SPECIAL GRADUATION GIFT! JEWELLERY COSMETICS GIFT BOUTIQUES "Home of the Personal Beauty Plan" COLLEGE MALI- 328-1525 cations and abilities specially pails of the world, with qualit'i- cover he said. And in j ing. suited to the avowed aims of this university. "It is of some satisfaction to us that manv of our new faculty this discovery and atmosphere j "The distance from my birlh- of seeking truth comes leaching I place in Brooklyn, New York to which, he said, is not separate this Convocation was a million of the light years. It has involved from all other aspects university's activity. change in me of some attitudes Dr. Beekel spoke of the new: which were the distilled es- are Canadians, but we are just Lethbridge university sence of four hundred years of as satisfied that professors campus as "beautiful buildings j the history of my people." i from other countries have join- which cannot help but have an j And if problems seem too uplifting and expanding effect j large, he said, "we have at on all who live and work there." I hand the moral, intellectual, so- But he expressed some con- cial and religious guidelines ne- cern over the continued im- provement of the university ed us with their unique talents DRY CLEANING COIN OPERATED Um POUND BY THE POUND a MINIMUM OF 4 POUNDS LEE DUCK DRY CLEANERS 330 13th Street N. Phone 327-2770 cessary to meet the challenge that awaits us.'' No lawnmower can outlive our Lawn-Boy. Some lawnmowers can't even outlive our warranty. TO USERS OF CITY GARBAGE DISPOSAL SERVICE The two-week strike against the City which ended May 24 caused a disruption in the City's normal garbage pick-up service. Users of the service will receive adjustments on their next regdnr two-month utilities bill. Instead of being charged for two months of garbage collection liiuy will be billed for months of service. Residential will br> charged S1.50 instead of the noi'mai S2 and commercial establishments will receive similar adjustments. T. L. FERGUSON, City Manager. when it finds a permanent home, since "the hard, rigid walls of concrete will have some hardening effects on our development. "The youth of tomorrow need Effective immediately, the and will' demand a very differ-1 has an- ent teacher than the teacher of today." Dr. Beekel said. "We must educate that teacher ol tomorrow. 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