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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE LETKBRIDGE HERAID Saturday, June 10, 1972- Trades training may change The whole concept of trades training at community colleges may be in for an aboul-iacc, says Dr. C. D. Stewart, presi- dent of Lclhbridge Community College. He said anyone learning a new trade should undergo a pe- riod of apprenticeship training first and this should be followed by the scholastic aspect. In some cases, the academic seg- ment should be scrapped alto- gether. "If a person comes here to learn welding, he doesn't want to study English and sociology, he wants to be a said Dr. Stewart. "Canada Manpower is spend- half of its dollars on this type of tiling right now. If we fail to recognize the shift, we could be in serious trouble. "If continue in our present way, the enrolment (it this col- lege in 10 years could be half what it is now." Dr. Stewart said the success of the provincial government's Priority Employment Program proved that people "want more emphasis on the practical as- pect of job training. They don't want any extras." THOSE WERE THE DAYS Retired police inspector Albert Hackett (right) relates some of the experience he had during nearly 32 years in the Lethbridge city police department to young Constable! Jim Nixy (centre) and Gordon Sherman In- spector Hackeit officially retired from the force June 2. A total of 156 friends and fel- police officers gathered at Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant for a retirement party in honor of the inspector. Before becoming a member of the force, Inspector Hackett worked in the coal mines around lethbridge and interrupted his career briefly during the war to return to them. In his retirement Inspector Hackett plans to play a lot of golf and do same fishing. HEINiTZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phono 328-1778 fOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS InvilaKons Announcements (24 Hour Service If Necessary) Brlds Book] Thank You Cord, Napkim Mulches We provide personalized head table place cards with each order! FREE CUSTOMER PARKING Four city employees to retire this summer if you ask me, Four men will retire from public service in Lelhbridge during August and September. Art Bedster, cemetery fore- man, retires Aug. 6. He has been employed with the city PHOTOGRAPHERS PORTRAIT WEDDING COMMERCIAL SAME CONVENIENT LOCATION 710 3rd AVE. S. A. E. CROSS STUDIO 328-0111 PHONES 328-0222 more than 30 years. He went on staff Jan. I, 1942. Mel Friend, senior health in- spector for the Lethb ridge Health Unit, retires Aug. 19. He has 27 years of public service in the community. He became city health inspector Dec. 3, 1945, a few days after leaving the army. He went to the health unit In 1958 when the city turned Us obligations over to the unit. Mr. Friend has served under seven medical health officers in Leth- bridge. John Leaning, a city employee for 22 years, retires Aug. 7 as a maintenance man. Fred Bosch, with the city parks department since 1935, retires Sept. 18 as a foreman with that department. By CATHY RETI Herald Staff Writer Parking meters seem to spark a bit of con- troversy every now and again. It's not the parking meter's fault that it gets rubbed the wrong way with slanderous words some- times. Alt it does is sit on the sidewalk day after day eating the pennies that are compulsory for the business people and customers to put in if they park in front of it. The controversy comes from those people who feel that parking meters are a pain in the neck. Almost every driver has had the annoyance of running up to his car a few minutes too late and discovering that a little white piece of paper is sit- ting on his windshield, telling him he now owes tJie sum of a dollar or two, in cash or money order, payable to the Chief of Police. Because people usually get involved in what they're doing, they forget about their poor cars, and soon find themselves with a At The Herald, alarm clocks are set to ring ev- ery second hour, so that the workers can rush out and deposit another dime. But what about the people who are shopping in stores, frantically looking for something they want? They finally discover what they are searching for, and forget about the meter waiting for them outside. Do you suppose wrist watches with bells to ring every hour should be invented? At present parking meters seem to be only in the major business areas. But what about the future? Imagine that you're a young man with a beauti- ful girl friend. You decide to go out to Henderson Lake for a while to get away from the hustle and the bustle of the busy streets. But stop! Before you turn your attention to the girl sitting beside you, you must jump out of your car, and deposit your money in the meter sitting in front of you. Yes, parking meters are a pain. And they are an annoyance. And they probably do hear a few cuss words. But then, people are naturally lazy, and like to park nearest to the place they are going, so they don't have to walk so far. Still there is always the question of why the park- ing meters? Do you suppose it is because the city is in des- perate need of money? Show Dad you care on his Day! Father's Day, Sunday, June 18 Here's a wonderful way to save, too, during our great BVD DRESS SHIRT TRADE IN PROMOTION Here's all you do gather up Dad's old dress shirts ha refuses to wear any more. We will allow on any dress shirt in wearable condition to long as it is laundered and clean on the purchase of any long sleeve dress shirt. This applies to any dress (collared) shirt normally worn with a tie Only one trade-in of may be applied on the purchase of a new shirt All trade-In shirts will be donated to the Salvation Army Choose from solids, stripes or patterns In all sizes to 17Ji and all sleeve lengths. MEN'S WEAR LTD. 314 7th Street S. Phone 327-2232 mi T Vaughan Tennant Vaughan Teniiant retires as CP Rail office manager A 45-year career ends Tues- day for Vaughan B. Tennant of 1227 5 A Ave. S., CP Rail office manager in Lethbridge. Sir. Tennant, who spent his entire career in Lethbridge, joined CP Rail as a telegraph messenger in November, 1927. He worked in a variety of cleri- cal positions in Lethbridge and was appointed office manager in January, 1969. The only interruption to his long career in the city was in the period 1941-4G when lie served with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was discharged with the rank of sergeant- major. Mr. Tennant's family has been working with the railway lor more than SO years. Mr. Tennant's father, Joseph William Tennant, started work- ing with the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Railway In June 1893. He passed away In March, 1327. Mr. Tennant started work- big with the railway in the same month, just before Ms father died. In September 1964, Mr. Ten- nant's eldset son Joseph started working in the CP Rail cus- omer service centre. Edward (King) Tennant, an uncle of Mr. Tennant, was em- >loyed in the CP ?ail yards for more than 20 'ears. Mr. Tennant has two other sons, Michael and James, who are attending school, and a married daughter, Judith, who is residing in Vancouver. Mr. Term ant, who says his lobbies are bowling, gardening and swimming, will continue iving in Lethbridge alter he retires. Family living education ,600 OFY project is By CATHY RETI Herald Staff Writer Life Education, an Op- portunities for Youth project involving six persons, is con- cerned mostly with psychologi- cal aspects pertaining to sexual subjects. Judy Burgess, one of the pro- ject members, said the group likes to sit down with young people and just talk about al- most any type of problem. The group first started its project at the old Central School In March. It wasn't an OFY project then, but several young people on the south side were getting quite involved In discussions, Judy said. Eut since the school has been shut down, as a drop-in centre, and since the group now is op- erating under an OFY grant, it has moved its discussions to the Adams Ice Centre. Here, one or two members of the group hold nightly talk sessions with inter- ested young people. "We're having difficulty get- ting a relationship started with said Judy. The subject the project Is dealing with tends to make people cautious." She said, however, that more I QUALITY DENTURE I CLINIC I EDDY DIETRICH I Certified Meehonle I Capitol Bldf, BMI PHONE 328-7684M young people are becoming in- terested and are starting to come to the discussions. The project, Judy added, seems to to be well-known and 'has re- ceived "a lot" of co-operation from the city. Judy said if the group ever runs into problems it can't han- dle, they will be turned over to doctors, counsellors and psychi- atrists who have volunteered their assistance. Judy, who is finishing her training as a nurse at the Gait School of Nursing, said the rest of the members of the group have been taking training that help them in the work they are City man on TB executive J. R. Scarlett of Lethbridge, an administration assistant ai the University of Lethbridge, was elected a director of the Alberta Tuberculosis and Res- piratory Disease Association at an annual meeting in Calgary. Dr. B. A. Nahornick of Drum- heller, who graduated from the University of Alberta and serv- ed a year of internship at the Calgary General Hospital was elected president of the associa- tion. now doing. Two are nurses, two have helped at the Dorothy Gooder School, and one has ob- tained a degree in sociology. At present, the group just talks to students informally. But it plans to speak to organ- ized groups such as scouts anrj CG1T, and is going to approach church groups to have organiz- ed discussions with young peo- ple there. Judy said the group would also like to get parents and their children together in groups for discussions. She sale this will need to be well-organ- ized and no definite plans have been made. A film night on June 22 in the city hall annex will feature films dealing with such topics as pregnancy and venereal dls ease. The project will continue inio September. Anyone wanting In formation can contact Judy af the annex. ATA local executive re-elected The four-member executive of Lethbridge Local 41 of the Alberta Teachers' Association has been re-elected for another one-year term. Bill Cousins, of the Leth- bridge Collegiate Institute, was returned as president. Jerry Heck, of Assumption School was named vice-president while the post of treasurer went to Fred Thomas of LCI. Betty An- derson Lakeview School was returned as secretary. POPULAR DRINK Saskatchewan drinkers drank cases (12, 25-ounce bot- tles in a case) of rye whisky in 1B70. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABUSHED 1911 Lower Floor 517 4th S. Phone 327-1541 Now Save up to 90% on Oil and Filter Expenses with a Proven System of Oil Filtration FRANTZ OIL CLEANER Better engine performance! Easily installed on any car, Iruck, tractor or marine engine One-year money-bock guarantee Latest advance in the auto Industry Dealers and Distributors Invited Write Box 913 T1J 3Z8 PHONE 328-0184 LETHMIIDGE PUBLIC NOTICE In accordance with Section 6 of By-Law No. 2654 being the Water Service By-low of the City of Lelh- bridge, notice is hereby given to the of Uth- bridge that the use of wafer for irrigating lawns and gardens will be restricted fo the following days until furlher notice; Even number addresses wiH be restricted to Mon- day, Wednesday and Friday; Odd number addresses will be restricted to Thursday and Saturday; AH addresses may wafer lawns gardens until 6jOO p.m. on Sundays. Any person committing a breach of any of the provisions of this shall be of an offence and liable on summery conviction to a fine not ex- ceeding One Hundred Dollars exclusive of costs. (The above restrictions do not apply to newly planted lawns and shrubs, and necessary watering will permitted.) T. R. NUTTING City Manager ;