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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Now Low European. Fares Effective April T, 1972. Make your bookings for your Holiday in Britain and Europe. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CSNTRE VILLAGE MALI PHONE 328.3201 SECOND SECTION Lethbriclge, Alberta, I'riday, March 3, 1972 PAGES 11 TO 18 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDG. 740 41h AVE. S. LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA Ask about Photogray Tho Ions 1hu1 chnngci with thl light. Wanna learn to canoe? Winston Churchill High School and Uic Lethbi dgo Family Y jointly purchased six fibrcglass 16 foot canoes (or the use of both organizations. The canoes arc the school colors, orange with navy blue deck ami seats. They will bo used by the school's canoe club and students enrolling in a ten tativc instructional course at the YMCA, in addition to the Kve canoes already owned by the Y and the one owned bj the program instructor. The club, which was fcrmcc Hi months ago, plans two trips in May and June and two in September and October There will be training sessions on Henderson Lake after the instructional program, as mosl of the 30 members arc inex pericnced. A trip from Monarch to Tab3i' is scheduled and there is a posslblity a group of stu. dents may paddle on the Elk River in B.C. from Fcrnie to the U.S. border. A special trip fcr those whi become proficient is being dis cussed, involving a 72 mile 10 day wilderness trip in Bowron Provincial Park in B.C The staff advisor for the club is Wendell Mills, who is alsi the canoeing instructor at thi YMCA. There is currently discussioi of a canoeing inslruct'.o: course at the YMCA whie would use April, May and Jun as time for weekly, land based theory sessions. Durin the months of July and August while the YMCA has the use o the canoes, the students woul take a one week trip in B.C. 50 INVOLVED Close to 90 people were ii volved in Uic Lethbridge Mus cal Tiiealre's production "Fiddler on the Roof in 197 RELIEVES GAS PAINS 1969 DATSUN PICKUP Low mileage, Al condition 54 00 DOWN 1969 VW 5450 DOWN 1969 METEOR Fully equipped: S500 DOWN RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd Ave. and 16th St. S. Sales 328-4539 Cor Lot 328-4356 Throne seech jccts in the speech "are lika playing with fire." He said mention of a study EDMONTON Despite the j of censorship implies there is U) GUKC. SlclXTKYK Staff Writer concern for human rights ex- pressed in the Conservative government's speech from the throne Thursday, an Opposition no need for censorship. "TJi'j Social Credit govern- ment liss been resisting this kind cf decline in morals by type groups for THE OLD AND THE NEW OF IT Within the last month the RCMP hich "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" and "Gendarmerie Royals has been changing the crests an its patrol cars. The old crest, on the car Du Canada." The reason given for the change m the ,s to make on thTrVht, simphr said RCMP beneath it. The new crest, on the car on it more apparent that RCMP cars are pol.c. cars, and to help those seek- the left, has had RCMP replaced by POLICE, with very small print below ing a police cor to find it more easily. _________ _ _ University phys. ed. department may lose at By RON CALDWELL Staff Writl'.- The physical education de- >artment at the University of xjthbridge is girding for battle n the face of a proposal to abolish its annual opcr- Ung grant. The proposal will be made to he March 20 meeting of the General Faculties Council by be University Planning Com- mittee. Dr. Jim Day, head of the physical education department ;ajd such a move would be a step backwards. 'We are negative to the pro- posal it would he a poor step .0 take, "It would cost the university -n the number of students who might come here because of our athletic program, and in students who might leave be- cause of the lack of Dr. Day said. He said if the proposal was passed by G-FC it would be un- likely that it would mean staff because no one has a ma- jor time commitment to coach- ing and organizing athletic cv- enls. The Athletic Advisory Com- mittee will meet Monday to prepare its case for mainte- nance of the university grant to the department. Gary Bowie, assistant profes- sor of physical education and the director of athletics, ex pressed disappoint ment Ihat the department was kept in the dark about the planned recom- mendation. "I feel Ihat someone from the a I ti 1 c t i c department should have been invited to the meet- ing when this was discussed, he said. "I don't think the committee las taken all the implications if such a move into consider- ation." He said the physical educa- tion department wijl fight the at the March GFC meeting. "The battle has just ho said. Mr. Bowie added that on the surface, ttic athletic program is a logical place to make finan- cial cuts, but a much closer look must be taken before such a move is approved. "We are easy prey because not all students take part in athletics. It wouldn't be loo un- popular to take a potshot at he said. The local administration is taking the first steps toward establishing a motorized rec- reational vehicle park outside of the cily. A spokesman for the city NEW and USED WE TAKE GRAINI ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC ScWarir Bldg. 122 5lh St. S. Phone 328-4095 THE NEW LOOK IN HUSHPUPPSES is here at Comrn's tor 11- In block or br suede combinations. No Sizes 5 1o 10. PRICED FROM teen and campus wet look ond nd medium manager's office said he is "op- timistic" about acquiring land by this summer cither hy pur- chase or lease north of the city in (lie river valley area. A site scuth of the Lelli- bridgc Community College is also being considered for MItV '.ISC. The matter of allowing snow- mobiles to be used in Indian Battle Park while other MRVs are not has hern clarified by City Manager Tom Nu'.ting. Motorcycles, dune buggies and four-wheel drive vehicles can be licensed to run on By JOE MA Staff Writer A study made last year by the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission has the following observations: has the highest ra- tio of hospital beds per popula- tion iii Canada; nine beds per population, compared with the national average of 0.3 beds. 1 b c r t a has the low- est occupancy rale of hospital beds in Canada: 74.G per cent compared with the national av- erage of 80.1 per cent. is required in south- em Alberta is not primarily (he; provision of more hospital facilities, but rather the maxi- mum utilization of existing fa- cilities. Despite the opening of the Southland Nursing ilcmie and the addiiion of 13 bejis to the Lethbridgc Munic- ipal'Hospital, the waiting lists at the LM11 and St. Michael's .lospital have rut. shown sig- nificant decreases. In fact, ths wailing period is getting long- street.'; and highways, he said, but snowmobiles cannot. "It is obvious that snowmo- biles cannot use the road sys- tems safely or he said. When they arc used in In- dian Battle Park where there is sufficient snow cover, snowmo- biles are "far less detrimental" scussion to the city's land than are mo- torcycles, he said. He said he, and not city coun- cil, is responsible for designat- ing the park for snowmobile use as long as the operators abide by the regulations. He said he will maintain that des- ignation whenever conditions are appropriate. Koteh to meet Capithorne Clarence Copithorne, Alberta minister of h i g h w a y s and transport, will meet Sieve Kotch, president of Northern Bus Lines cf Lethbridge, in Ed- monton March M to discuss Northern's application to oper- ate a Lcthbridge-Calgary-Ed- monlon route. "I am extremely optimistic that we will be granted per- mission to operate the Mr. Kotch said. "Greyliounc Bus Lines is breaking the law by having monopoly on Alber- ta highways." Here comes the warm It looks like there's going to je a break in the a very big break mir.d yon but bre'ak nevertheless. In a word, the outlook for the weekend is "warmer." Today, the temperature will start to inch up as far as 10 to 15 above. It will be warmer near the foothills about 30 ;o 40 above and the sky will je sunny ail day. For Saturday, Don Pilling predicts a Chinook. He's been predicting a Chinook all week. "Temperatures in the 40s on he said on Monday. The weather office says the temperatures will be between 30 and 40 above, and there is a possibility of cither light snow or light rain. It looks like Don Pilling was right. The corns on Iris left big toe must be acting up again. The outbok for Sunday calls for little change, but there is a slim chance that temperatures will be even warmer. Hope so. programs proposed in the throne speech. "That was a far cry from the promises of the cam- said the Medicine Hat MLA. "The word wasn't men- tioned once in the speech. The word now has been replaced by the word 'long term clan- MLA has charged the govern-1 arty film ment with discrimination. years.'1 Bill Wysc (SC-Mcdicim; Hat) An owner of two movie the iccused'the Loughced adminis- atres at Tr.bcr, Mr. Miller saic ration with leaving Opposition', "1 favor more censorship these members off six legislative j (lays, not less." committees outlined in the! speech road by Lt. Gov. Grant MacEwan, "Unless they change said Mr. Wysc, "I'm gcing to oppose those committees bitter- ly in the legislative." Tho committees are to study: foreign investment the Communal Properties Act censorship the Election Act laws governing occpualiors crop insurance programs Mr. Wyse also rapped what he called" a lack of urgency in l-way house Opposition reaction was gen- erally unfavorable. 0 p p o s i tfon Leader Harry Strom said the speech contain- ed no surprises and was vague. Southern Alberta MLAs were generally disappointed. Leighton Buckwell (SC-Mac leod) said "a lot ot it has al ready been implemented, such as new departments of federal and intergovernmental affairs and advanced education. It was a weak speech containing a lot of promises that only time CLO tell about." Doug Millci (SC Taber-War- ner) said "It was a grandstand job trying to take credit for things that have already been started." Mr. Miller said a few Gub- may die A half way house ill Leth- bridgc for women remains but a glimmer of hope unless more people take an active part in establishing one. Mcis Wagenaar, a Rcsalta House Committee spokesman said, the group is too small "not enough people to do the jobs necessary." Addressing members of the Native Friendship Society Southern Alberta, Mrs. Wagen- said, "It's too big a pro- ject for so few people." What the Rosalta House Committee needs, she said, is section representation from the community, "particularly city bosinessmen." No one in the current group "knows important people to give the project more empha- npitals may lack co-ordination JL Support for the home-care jrograii: as a means to relieve lectlcd hospital beds has come "rom sectors, including :he OmiFC, the chamber of commerce, the Victorian Order of Nurses, hospital administra- tors and medical doctors. There strangely, lack of action from the policy-making level. Health services planning in southern Alberta is oriented to- ward the centralization of fa- cilities. Things are moving in that direction, albeit too slow- ly: tli2 merging of the hospital boards; joint purchasing by and St. Michael's cost- sharing in laboratory and laun- dry sc rvices by t he two hos- pitals has been for. One disturbing fact is and this points to some ]ack co-crdinntLon between the two and, therefore, uoor of the hospital "EARTHLINGS" by MAXINE In brown sucdfi and allaby tan sundc with new lug sole. CHILDREN'S SHOES ore a specially at Comm's For misses wr> carry the lolesl New suede trcs The new looV in Hushpuppies New wel looV ties...... Open as usual Thurs. ond fri, unlH 9 p.m. 403 Slh Street S. SHOES cent last year; while St. Mi- Michael's or to take St. Mi- chael's had per cent. There was a groin disucssion in 1969 attended by chairmen of the hospital boards, admin- istrators and presidents of the medical staffs about combining UK maternity wards to save beds and cut down operating It should be pointed out that (lie maternity wards are staff- ed according to the number of beds, not the number of pa- tients. This means even if only five or six of the maternity beds are occupied, both hospi- tals maintain full staff. It was proposed at that meet- ing that one enlarged materni- ty ward about 25 beds be adequate lo handle the maternity business, so 15 hods could be saved and turn- ed to ether use. However, Sisters of St. Mar- beds quite often half of (lie j Ilia, the order of nuns that runs maternity beds at both hos- Si. Michael's refused both LMH pitals are empty. There are 19 maternity beds at and 21 at St. Michael's. LMH managed a maternity ward occupancy rate of 63 per Representatives from the Calgary tnxnUon office mil be in the city next week (o an- swer teleolione queries from pprsrms having problems fill- ing out their 1071 tnx returns. The tnx return to bo by April 30 is a rccort on last year's income, and has nothing to do with new tax reform. Persons having problems can linvc them rcsDlved by phoning 1 and 5 p.m. Monday; n.m. and fi p.m. Tuesday to Thursday; and Fri- day between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The fellows head back to Cal- gary next Friday afternoon. The lax office advises that elderly who are report- ing receipts of guaranteed in- come .supplement should note Ihat it is now a deduction in determining their taxable in- come. In many instances, they now will not have to file tax relurn.s, Most persons should find a reduction in the tax payable as a result of the drop in surtax from three por cent to Hz per cent together with the tax reduction of Hz per cent. I'crsoris with a taxable in- come below uill have no lax to pay. CANADIAN Kd.I, The Canadian beef kill 107] totalled 2.7M.MS head. Lelhbrklgc contributed bead to this total. requests to either turn over their matemitv business to St. chael's over. The reasons for St. Michael's to refuse to lake over from were primarily ethical, because it is against Roman Catholic principles to provide sterilization St. Michael's refused to va- cate its maternity business mainly because it had better, and newer facilities at the time of the discussion. The discussion was not pur- lied further after such secic- deadlocks, and LMH went ahead :ts renovations, missing a chance to catch up with the need of the time. Normally, it is difficult to convert parts ot the maternity wards to other purposes, and difficult to partition off parts of the warts. However, St. Michael's ad- ministrator Sister Clarissa said some maternity arc al- ready being used for other pur- poses. LMH a d m i n i s t r a tor Antlv Andreachuk said tire FAMILY DINING EVERY SUNDAY! Excellent Food Gracious Service Special Children's Menu You win be entertained by Miss Valerie Horvalh and Eddie Gtiandt Dinner Music 6 to 8 p.m. nt THE: TRADITION OF i jfospfiALtrr PHONE 328-7756 FOR RESERVATIONS medidal staff b discussing whether unoccupied maternity beds can be utilized for tlie Benefit of other patients. It is perhaps about time for the matter fo be re-examined. Certainly, (here must he a way of co-ordinating the maternity services, even short of com- bination. LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 CLIFF BLACK, Certified DenlaT Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822____ FACTS from O. C. STUBBS Our word which is used when an ailment, or dis- ease continually recurs, has a rather interesting background. [t is a cl :lerivation of the an- cient Greek word 'chronos' which originally meant still means The pres- jjent-day, medical use of chronic, when used before word desig- nating an illness or disease being described, means the condilion is of a recurring na- ture. A chronic cough, for in- stance, is one which occurs on a continuing basis. Many people tend to overlook chronic condi- tions they become used to living with (hem. But, for your own and your family's sake, please consult your doctor re- garding any ailment which yon realize is 'hanging on' over a long period of time no mat- ter how insignificant it may seem to you! When you bring your prescrip- tion to us here at 1506 Ave. S. (Stubbs Pharmacy) of course, you can always be sure you'll have a comfortable place to sit while you're waiting. 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