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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE U1HBR1DGE HERAtD thunday, Juns U, 1972 First career fair doesn't work out A career fair at St. Mary's School on the Blood reserve Wednesday was a fi- asco. At least 26 career booths Censorship review seeks submissions A committee of the Alberta Legislature has been establish- ed to review existing legislation and practices relating to all forms of censorship and to make recommendations to the government next spring. Submissions from all interest- ed people have been invited. Briefs must be typed, signed and mailed to the Censorship Review Board Committee, Room 513, Legislative Build- ings, Edmonton, to arrive no later than Aug. 22. Public hearings will be held In the fall. Chairman of the committee is Ernie Jamison, MLA St. Al- bert. Local member is Doug Miller, MLA for Taber-Waraer. MOST OF IT'S FLAT The area of the city is acres, of which 91 acres is water, 251 acres are parks and playgrounds. were set up by a large conting- ent of resource people repre- senting occupations ranging from the Canadian Armed Forces to the medical profes- sion. But the resource people and teachers on hand vastly out- numbered the students. And the majority of students on hand wero elementary school youngsters. A communication problem within the school's own ad- ministration seemed to be at the core of the disaster. Evidently the careers day was declared a holiday and the bus drivers took the day off. This left the students norm- ally bused to school, stranded at their homes. In addition, school principals in Fort Macleod and Cardston rejected invitations to allow Indian students attending those schools to school hours. Numerous other minor prob- lems beset the effort, leaving its organizers visibly dis- heartened and embarrassed. Those youngsters who did at- tend, happily grabbed onto any literature available. A few parents were also in attendance. The exhibitors' comments, In hallway discussions ranged from: "I knew to "The timing was bad but it will be belter the next time." Resource people from as dis- tant as Edmonton were on hand. WEST COAST SEAFOODS Truckload Sale FRESH FISH and SEAFOODS Will be held at FORT WHOOP-UP SERVICE Thursday, June 15th and Fri., June 16th From o.m. to p.m. fRESH WHOLE SALMON NOW TO BARBECUE NOTICE Before boarding your flight, you may be required to submit to a cabin baggage inspection and clearance by a vyeapon detector, May we have your co-operation as these measores-are for your protect bh. AXIS- Avant de mooter 6 bord, vous serez eventueHement sourro a une inspection de bagages a main et a june epreyve de d'arrnes, Ces rriesures v'tsent a votre securite veuttlez vous y prefer de borvne grace. AIR SAFETY Notices like this one, found in the waiting room of the Lethbridgo Kenyan Field airport, are required by the federal department of transport. Airport manager Don Rffeld says a search may be re- quired in the interest of travellers ihemselves. Land of the Second Chance Southern Alberta's ethnic groups are the subject of a book writlen by Howard Pal- mer, published by The Leth- bridge Herald, and now avail- able for sale. "Land of the "Second Chance" is the title. The author mil be at the House of Books in Lethbridge on Monday from 2 to 9 p.m. to autograph the volume. The book is based on arti- cles originally published in The Herald. These have been re- vised and up-dated, and a good Student job market The student office of the Can- ads Manpower Centre has sev- eral available out-of-town posi- tions. Needed to fill these posi- tions are: a lifeguard, an eleva- tor operator, and waitresses. A laundry counter attendant, a computer programer, cabaret waitress, chamber maid, sales clerk, babysitter, s e e r e tary, taxi driver, farmhand, porter, militia trainees, a chicken fry- er and beet laborers are also needed. The sludent office is located at 323 7th St. S. or telephone 328-8164. deal of supplementary mater- ial has been added The Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism reported being impressed that so little is known about Can- ada's cultural groups, other than the British and French These other groups helped pioneer the West and constitute much of its population. Seventeen ethnic groups are dealt with including their early settlements, family and religious behavior, education, and problems and happenings peculiar to each group. Eight other groups are given lesser space in the book. Mr. Palmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D, Palmer of Leth- bridge and grandson of Dr. and Mrs. A. E. Palmer, was born here In 1946 and received his high school education in Leth- bridge and in Santiago, Chile. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1968 as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow in His- tory, and has since done post- graduate work at the Univer- sity of Alberta and York Uni- versity, where he is now com- pleting a PhD in Canadian his- tory. He now works in Ottawa as a consultant for the depart- ment of the secretary of state, in the section which Is respon- sible for multi cultural poli- cies. In the 287 page book, major space is given to the Dutch, Hungarians, Hutterites, Chin- ese, Poles, Ukrainians, Mennon- ites, Japanese, Jews, Mormons, Scandinavians, Italians, Ger- mans, Czechs and Slovaks, and Doukhobors. Reference Is also made to the French, Greeks, Spanish, Estonians, Russians, Lithuan- ians, Croats and Slovenes, The British and Americans each get short chapters. A 40-page "conclusion" com- bines a historian's, a sociolo- gist's and an anthropologist's approach to a general view of those who came to the "Land of the Second Chance." Southern Alberta location sought for ivinter games On the advice of H o r s t Schmid, provincial minister of culture, youth and recreation, the city has sent a letter of in- tent to apply for the 1975 Winter Games to Edmonton. Mr. Schmid told local offi- cials in the city Wednesday the federal government looks for areas such as southern Alberta, which can co-operate on a re- gional basis, as the site for the Winter Games. He suggested the city would not have as much of a chance of gelling the games if it applied alone as it would have applying as the centre for a regional project. Letters of intent have been received by the province from Grande Prairie and a group in Pinche'r Creek and the Crows- nest Pass, Mr. Schmid said. Local community services director Bob Bartlelt said he would be approacliing the Crowsnest Pass group to see about a co-operative effort for a games application. Mr. Schmid was in southern Alberta to sec first hand the various cultural, recreational and youth programs offered in this part of the province. In Lethbridge, Mr. Schmlc seemed most Impressed with Golden Mile Drop-in Centre for senior citizens and made a note to have Premier Lougheed vis it the centre when he is in the city Sept. 23. He said, "even Ihe ladies who run the operation arc friendly, something you don't often see elsewhere." BIG SAVINGS ON FAMOUS QUALITY GLIDDEN PAINTS EXTERIOR VALUES! ENDURANCE EXTERIOR OIL BASE HOUSE PAINT moTslura durability. Flews on easily. Dries (o o beautiful gloss. GALLONS, ONLY 10 NO. 1882 BRILLIANT WHITE. Non-chalking .95 IT.95 SPRED ACRYLIC LATEX HOUSE PAINT Driei to a flat durabla finish. on spreadi smoothly, Taofs and hands cTean up in waler. GALLON, ONLY RIPOLIN THE TOUGHEST LONGEST WEARING ENAMEL GALLONS Reg. 17.05 SPECIAL QUARTS Reg. 5.00 SPECIAL RIPOLIN ENAMEL CARAVELIE EXTERIOR WHITE HOUSE PAINT TOP QUALITY AT A BUDGET PRICE SALE PRICE GALLONS, ONLY..... 7 INTERIOR VALUES! GLIDDEN SPRED SATIN LATEX WALL PAINT Dries in 30 minutes Velvety marte-flor finish Washable, even spot jcrub- boble. GALLONS, SPECIAL GLIDDEN SPRED LUSTRE ALKYD SEMI-GLOSS ENAMEL Rcslili grease, steam, food acids, Velvely theen, Perfect for woodwork, kitchens and" bathrooms, GALLONS, SPECIAL 444 FINE QUALITY PAINTS FINE QUALITY 444 INTERIOR LATEX WHITE ONLY SPECIAL, GALLONS____ FINE QUALITY 444 SEMI-GLOSS WHITE ONLY QUARTS, SPECIAL 1.97 FINE QUALITY 444 ALKYD SEMI-GLOSS WHITE ONLY SPECIAL, GALLONS FINE QUALITY 444 EXTERIOR WHITE O A LION 5 ONLY____ 4.99 Public losing faith in social systems The public is losing faith In Is social institutions, Dr. Har- old Hodgkinson, director of the esearch and development cen- re for higher education at Hie Jniversity of California at 3erkeley, said Wednesday. Technological successes have ed to even more complex prob- ems than existed before, he old delegates attending the tart of a three-day Pacific West Conference on ligher Education at the Uni- 'crsity of Lethbridge. Citing numerous reasons for declining public respect for im- versifies and colleges, Dr. Hodgkinson claimed "educa- Jonal institutions govern them- selves poorly." Those charges however, wero contested by conference dele- gates which include participa- .ing universities and colleges from the Canadian and Ameri- can Pacific northwest region, lie said the professional training of post-secondary tea- chers makes them unsuitable for governing or solving the problems of ordinary people. In addition, faculty members do not sec post-secondary ad- ministrators as their superiors a reason student radicals arc now directing attacks against elected officials. "Most decisions are made at the slate for faculty depart- ment he said. These are among "Ihe fast- est-growing" type of institutions on the continent and provide invaluable service to society. Attacking the degree and grading system, he said neither is relevant to "human perfor- mance." They are not functional with what society wants because no performance guarantee is giv- en alter graduation. .The earning gap between col- lege and non-college working people is closing, so the tradi- tional concept of a degree earn- ing ils holder more money is collapsing. As well, higher education does not necessarily i-uijrusent a definite job any longer, he said. Through privately-operated schools not currently accredit- ed, "certain talents can be de- veloped" more than in the ex- isting accredited core of post secondary schools. He charged that universities provide programs which are "the causing costly and unnecessary duplication. Taking a stab at rapid cam- pus growth which produced "distortion and drop in mor- he said many campus ad- ministrators "act like realty investors" who are incapable of saying "no." Dr. Hodgkinson said there will be better colleges and un- iversities in the future, Instead of more, based on the slow- down in campus growth. He predicted an actual de- cline in enrolment by 1980. This mil produce increased public support, he said. Continuing his blast at the campus establishment, he said governments are concerned with Uie high drop-out rate. American studies show that, on an over-all average, univer- sity and college drop-outs have better grade-point averages than those who remained. This shows something is wrong with the existing system, he claimed. Students should be allowed to select the skills they wish to learn and then "prove their worth" before being accredited for their accomplishments. Dr. Hodgkinson said, a better-than-average result could be produced through the new program method. Tiie job of universities Is to "help the student integrate or familiarize himself with the so- cial rigors of the the world." Students should not be ready- made cogs fitting into jobs but slwuld develop new job and so- cial techniques, he concluded. FERGUSON PAINT LTD. DISTRIBUTORS OF GUDDEN PAINTS IN LETHBRIDGE AND DISTRICT 3187th STREETS. PHONE 328-4595 LETHBRIDGE HOUSE OF COLOR GLIDDEN PAINTS HOBBIES AND CRAFTS COLLEGE MALL PHONE 327-6986 STONE'S SERVICE STORE LTD. RAYMOND, ALBERTA PHONE 752-3587 Flooding danger ended in district Lack of rain has excused southern Alberta from tho flooding that has recently hit parts of British Columbia and the United States. Apart from a few wet base- ments for short periods in the past two weeks in buildings in the Coleman-Blairmore district, high water in the Oldman River watershed has not caused prob- lems. Water levels, peaked two weeks ago and have been steadily declining, said Glen Steed, hydrology officer in the Alberta water resources office In Lethbridge today. The Oldman River flow at Lethbridge was cubic feet per second, compared wilh the Gait museum now open The Sir Alexander Gait Mu- seum, located in the old Gait hospital building at the west end of 5th Ave, S., is now open to tourists and residents of Lcthbridge. The museum contains anti- ques and collections portraying the history of southern Alber- ta. It will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from Id a.m. to 9 p.m.; on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; on Sundays and holi- days from 1 to 5 p.m. It will be closed Mondays. Tiie museum will shut ils doors Sept. 4. high flow of c.f.s. on June 2, he said. Severe flooding of some rivers in B.C. and the United States resulted from heavy warm rain on snow and wet ground. Mr. Steed said white there has been heavy snow this win- ter In the Crowsnest Pass, the absence of rain has kept water levels below the danger point. The Oldman is carrying a heavy load of silt, but water restrictions in the city have avoided overloading of water- intake filters, so that dirt not seeped into the domestic water supply. Flows today In the Oldman at Brocket, c.f.s. and at Milk River, 480 c.f.s. were de- scribed as about normal for this time of year. All water levels were stead- ily decreasing and expected to stabilize at normal summer flows by the end oi this month More money for library? The two-mill b'mit set on li- brary spending may be elim- inated, Horst Schmid, provin- cial minister of ciillure, youlh and recreation told The Herald Wednesday. Mr. Schmid said a study is being conducted in various li- bralries throughout the prov- ince. The conclusions of that study could result in tabling a bill at the fall sitting of the leg- islature to allow local library boards and city councils to de- termine their own spending rates for library facilities. Hava you ever been to a AUCTION SAIE? Here is your opportunity to purchase exqui- liln CHINAWARE and CRYSTAL plus complete home furnlshingi luch 01 chesterfields etc. Owner going abroad. WHY NOT VISIT THE AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. H. Telephone 327-1222 Saturday, June a.m. Items on view Friday evening 7-10 p.m. ;