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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, Juno IS, 1970 Conference On Toxicity July 13-21 The Lethbridge Research Station will host an advanced study institute on toxicity of pesticides used on livestoc July 13-21. The meeting is sponsored b the North Atlantic Treaty Or janization, and will invqlv ibout 70 associated scientist 'ram England, Ireland, Nct lands, West Germany, Den mark, France, P o r t u g a United States and Canada. WELCOME TO ARCHBISHOP Members of the lethbridge Ukrainian Greek-Ortho- dox Church, 13th St. N., gave a traditional greeting Sunday to Archbishop Andrew of Edmonton during the annual celebration of "green holiday." In the celebration, invoking God's blessing on the fertility of the soil, members met the visitor outside the door of the church, and strewed flower petals in his path. Archbishop Andrew, head of the church in Edmonton and ranking Orthodox dignitary in Alberta and British. Columbia, in turn bless- ed a specially-prepared loaf of bread and a cone of salt. The church held an extended mass, in which ministers were dressed in green vestments. Assisting the archbishop were Rev. Loren Kubin of Lethbridge and Mike Sawchenko of Edmonton. Pension Plan Offices Set J. C. Bouchard, manager he Lethbridge district office o he Canada Pension Plan nounces the following itin :rant local offices: Blairmore 'ederal Building, June 18, 1 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Pincher Creek town council chambers, June 19, 9 a.m. to noon. Anyone wishing to take ad vantage of this service is in vited to do so. The field .office in attendance, G. R. Stewart will answer queries on the pen jion plan, old-age security ant the guaranteed income supple ment. Youth Hostel Nearly Ready A spokesman for the depart- ment of youth says hostel operations in a new youth aid centre should get started this week. The hostel, to provide sleep- ing accommodations for tran- sient youth, would be one func- tion served by the centre. It would also provide counselling and other services and would cater to local young people as well as the transient popula- tion. Provincial financial support 'or the project was received last week. It is expected a lease agree- ment will be signed early this iveek on the hostel location, yet o be announced. HORSEMANSHIP TRAINING AT ICC A new way to tour the Lethbridge Community College is provided by the college's horsemanship program, which starts new sessions July 7. The college expects a number of students to take the program this summer in addition to the wide range of other occupations of former horsemen. All riding is dona on the college campus. Horseman's Course At LCC There might not be a pass "head 'em off" at, but it lasn't stopped 175 Lethbridge and district residents from earning all about riding and lorsemanship at the Lethbridge Community College. The college's school of con- inuir.g education started its lorsemanship program in May, and the first round of classes is tlmcst finished. The first part of the summer irogram starts July 6, rath ilasses for beginners, as well as ntermediate and advanced iders. Other summer classes will each jumping, barrel racing and gymkhana and games rid- ng, and one full session will be esigned strictly for pleasure iding. Each class involves 25 hours, shoeing, tack, breeds of horses, horse ailments and other in- struction. The other two hours are spent riding and grooming. Horses and tack are provided, and students are asked only to supply proper dress. Students in previous sessions have included teachers, minis- Dairymen- Elect Board The annual convention of the Alberta Milk Producers As- sociation was held recently in Tories Hold Open Meeting The Lethbridge Federal Pro- gressive Conservative Associa- :ion will hold an open execu- tive meeting tonigh' at 8 at the ivided into 10 sessions of 2V4 meeung ramgir at it ours each. Tuition is f Park Plaza Motor Hotel. full class. About half an hour each se ion is spent on topics inclu ng choosing a horse, groomta horse, posture and dres It will' be the first public Lethbridge, with about 30 dele- gates and directors present. Elections for 1970 directors were held, with the following elected to the board: Jack Cul- len, president, Calgary; Bill Woolfrey, past president now executive member, Medicine Hat; Terry Bacok, vice-presi- dent, Edmonton; F. R. Mc- Calla, secretary, Edmonton; Jim B e n 1 1 e y, Edmonton Ewald Kadalz, Edmonton; Ru- ben Huber, Rosemary; Jack Hawkwood, Calgary; W. over by newly-elected president Scott, Red' Deerf and E. Howard Haney of Picture Butte. Snowden of Lethbridge. ters, housewives, office workers, college and university profes- sors and school, college and university students. Ages have ranged from six to retired persons, and students have come from as far away as Fort Macleod. "We've proven without a doubt there is a broad interest in horsemanship, and we've cer- tainly met a need with the pro- commented Keith Rob- in, LCC's director of the con- tinuing education division. Mr. Robin is leaving LCC for a year en sabbatical, and in his absence, Dale Heyland '.rill di- rect the division. Classes are held Monday through Saturday, at times ranging from 5 a.m. to a.m., to 6 p.m. to p.m. Most last a full month and are held two or three days a week, d e p e n d i n g on the section's schedule. Further information concern- ing the course is available from the college. John Mackay Services Held TORONTO