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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta New Low European Fares Effective April 1, 1972. Make your bookings now for your I mW I Holiday in Britain and Europe. I 1 B 1 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VIllAGE MALI PHONE 328-3201 SECOND rm A- g B IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. IETHBRIDGE, AlBERTA Aik aboul Photogray The ens that chongei wilh Alberta, Monday, March 6, 1972 PAGES 9 TO is in safe Canadians can be assured of their country's continuing in-tegrily ministers such as Stale Secretary Gerard Pel-leticr in c h a r g p, Douglas Bowie, one of Uic minister's special assistants, said in Leth-britSgc on (he Mr. a Lotlibridge na-live son, was here both on business ant to visit his wife's fani-i y, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morion of Warner, and his brother Dr. Gary Howie of tho University of Lethbridge. His own parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. (Miko) Bowie, now live in Calgary. Mr. Bowie's special responsibilities with Mr. Pctleticr are mainly in the broadcasting and youth fields. He was instrumental in cutting together the Opportunities for Youth program. Jle learned French on a church mission in France, then completed his degree, an honor BA m politics, at the University of Calgary, and 'went east to study the essential bilingual na urc of Canada at first hand. Questioned by The Herald about criticism in (he West of Quebec and She French dominating the federal 5 liands Mr. Bowie said Uiis is far from .he truth. Until just a. few years _ ago and even under Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent's administration, he said, the French-Canadian national identity was limited lo that one province, irtosl French-Canadians paid little attention to their Canadian citizenship. Canac a, mean) Quebec, and it was all right with the English-speaking Ca-diims that they should feel (hat way. Hut with the "quiet revolution" in Quebec this lo ch s nge. Either Quebec woul c separate or French-Canadians would have to identify with the whole of Canada. Two factions developed, one lo push each course. The separatists and Jie federalists arc still contending for the hearts and minds of the Qutbec people. Tlie Tnideau-Ttfarchand-Pel-letter team has brought a number of excellent pro-Canadian politicians to Ottawa from Que-bqc, and a number of extremely capable civil servants dedicated to making Canada the national home of French-Canadians, Mr. Bowie said. But the process is far from overdone. While the trend to a bilingual civil service must lie pursued, French-Canadians are still less than adequately represented in the administration of their country, h! there is any resentment o this, Mr, Bowie said, it is on failure to adjust to the rather sudden emergence of Quebec into the national scene, and to admit the rights of French-Canadians as unhyphenated Canadians. "We got along with them fine as long as they stayed Mr. Bowie said, "but now tha (hey are acting like Canadians we object to it." He said lie has been i m-pressed wi th 1 he sens i tiv itv and sincerity of Pelletier m the i mplementa tion of pollcic that adequately reflect the di ferent realities which make u Canada. Asked about r e c u r r i n charges that Mr. Trudeau ant others in the government wer communists, Mr. Bowie saiti i was such utter rubbish tha surely it was net deserving o clinic tl ALEX rORHAYI GEOKC.C VEMIUIS V A FRANCIS DEMERS 50-time blood donors Four men made their 50lh 1120 Mill St. A S.; and donation to the Red Cross Forrayi of Picture Butte Blood Donors Clinic held in the commended by (lie Red ciiy last year. as four exceptional c Francis Demers, 2218 5th among the many who h Ave. A: George Venhuis. make the clinics success Scenic Drive; William Zaychuk, The Red Cross will week i i; 'for- UJLLTAM ZAYrUUK i receive pins Alex other clinic March 7, B and 9 uero in Gym 1 of the Civic Centre. r Tlie times are 6 fo 9 p.m. on all three days, as well as 1 to tlzens p.m. on Wednesday and to lp to u a.m. Thursday, ul. The objective for the clini d an- is 950 ups Jly RON CALDWELL t Staff Writer A cold front that blew m t rom the Arctic early this mor- 1 ling is expected to dump three nc ics of new snow on the area today. i The s n o w will be accompli- lied by northwest winds of 15 c o 20 m.p.h., creating blowing and drifting conditions. The snowfall should end late this afternoon and will give s-ay to cloudy skies and a drop n temperature. The high today will be 25 above, while the low overnight, will be five lo 10 above. Sunday's high was 46 above. Tuesday will be cloudy with a high temperature of 20 above. The weather office reports .hat there are indications this weather pattern will persist for three or Jour days but, except for today, there will be only in-crmiltent snowflurry activity. RCiVIP report snow accumulation of two to six inches near the mcunta ins wi th dri [tin g conditions. However, all highways are reported open. There is a high potential for spring flooding near the ood dc "ins due to record snowfalls in laiiy areas. In some mountain areas, lere is twice as much water uilt up as there was !ast year jid this coukl result in "some rctty severe flooding if there s a normal spring said provincial a t c r resources fficial. Low-lying areas in the and St. Mary's River irrigation districts can also ex-ject substantial spring muffs. Lethbridge lias a slightly than normal spring Icod potential while what akes place in UIR mountains is causing the most concern in he St. Mary's area. "We are not too worried at he said Jake Thies-sen of the St.. Mary's River Irrigation District. "There isn't much snow in he level areas and don'l expect too high a run-off. The mountains are more of a worry .hail anything else." However, officials added thai a lot can still happen to change .he situation. Indian Battle Park and the Lethbridge Country Club jnger >c in (he most immediate dan-jer coolly if Uic Oldmau River loods. the Crowsnest Pass re-jibn, mcamvhilc, blinding snow liis morning accompanied by Lrong east vrinds created bliz-ard conditions. Traffic ground o a halt on nitletl and highways. Heavy rains in the dis-j-ict Sunday turned substantial mounts of snow into slush, but Ills morning' s four-inch su and tcmper-itures combined to make driv-ng conditions hazardous. Many accidents in montiiig City police report a busy morning in Iho traffic department with at Irast eight accidents, mostly of the bumper bender variety. However, there was one ac-ckent involving a single car which overturned on Highway 3 on the western outskirts ol the city shortly after 8 a.m. Further information on the accident at press time was unavailable. PEP students graduate More students have graduated from the provincial government's Priority Employment Prcgra m at the Lethbridge Community College. Twenty -f o ur stude nts graduated from the artificial insemination course and Ihcj lave been advised that all are eligible for the provincial class one license. It usually takes one year at an agricultural schoo to reach this level. The students studied at the college and the Research Station in addition to taking pan in practiail training at various !oca livestock yards. Meanwhile, 21 students near-Ing completion of their school aide and library aide programs have already found jobs in the Lethbridge public school system. The college has arranged specia evening classes to the students to complete their course while working. The specia] government pro-grcm is designed to provide the unemployed with sufficient skills to move back into the work garden now open for The annual junior gardens competition for youths 10 years to Ifi years old is now open for applications. Sponsored by the Lethbridgc and District Horticultural Society, tho competition is for vegetables and flowers- Tlie judging will be done in August. N. E. Sulllivan, competition supervisor, said the Lethbridge competition is open to entries youths within 1C miles of the ciiy. Deadline (or entries is March 15. All seeils will be supplied by the society at no charge. Mr. Sullivan said all supervision in the area will bo free request. He said other areas in southern Alberta will be holding similar competitions tor youths. The purpose of the competition is to orient youth with horticulture, giving them an understanding of gardening which will enable them to compete on a broader scale. Mr. Sullivan said that youth is important lo horcilnlture to assure continued support. Further information is available from Sir. Sullivan by telephoning seminar March 9 A special ono day seminar dealing with Canada's Regional Development Incentives Act will be held at the Lethbridgo Community College March 9. The seminar js designed to provide community leaders and financial workers with information on how to process applications [or grants under the Act. Participation in the seminar is limited to 40 persons. By RUDY HAUGENED Stall Writer Alcoh ol abuse resulte Blood Indians spend least a night in Ca RCIUP cells in 1971. Of tho figure, which sents more than one th the B Icod rose rvc popu tho number of persons ac involved, number approx ly GCO. Mos t of those j ailed night were released the ng morning. Thsre were 114 actual charges. Another 24fi liquor p] vere levied during ER d in ng at dston rcpre-rd of ation, tually mate-over-ollow-drunk larges year officer p 600 at Standoff on Ihe Blood reserve. The liquor charges included HXitleggijig, illegal possession and numerous other related :ypes of crimes. Accidents Involving alcohol number IS, while 97 were charged for Impaired driving. The personal dangers of alco-10! were outlined at the workshop attended by both band members and their political leaders. It was noted that alcoholism generally not occur immediately but was brought on by continued overuse, Indians frequently use alcohol to overcome social proteins encountered when confronted by a white winch has been allienafed against Indians. This alienation in turn results in a degree of loss of self respect, which is temporarily overcome by the use of liquor. However, tho use of alcohol creates additional problems which cause more drinking until the vicious circle often ends with premature death due to body breakdowns with occur from alcohol abuse. The workshop pointed out the phases of alcohol abuse leading to alcoholism and its costs-mental, physical and financial. However, once native persons have secured productive jobs with good training and pay, the dependence on alcohol diminishes. During the early months of operation at Kainai Industries on the Blood reserve, a high degree of absenteeism was noted among native employees. This was attributed directly to alcohol. Since then the absenteeism rate has dropped to three per cent. Five percent absenteeism is considered normal by industry in Canada. The low absenteeism rate resulted from a restoration of a sense of purpose. Kainai Industries now not off hook in lawsuit The City of LethbrMge will remain a defendant in tlic law suit Harold William Brown and 'he Glendsie Bow! against Sm.'lh Brothers and Wilson Ltd. construction company, Holiday Village and the city. Alberta Supreme Court Judge L. S. Turcotte ruled Friday that an application which would have relieved the city from claims for damages resulUng from the law suit be dismissed, and that Hie city be awarded for legal costs. Mr. Brown, president of the G 1 e n d a 1 c Recreation Lid. brought suit, after he was denied a business permit to operate his bowling business because not enough parking space lad been allowed 1b comply a city parking by-law. The city became involved in suit after it was gets jail contract Wesbriclge Construction Ltd., Lethbridge, has been advised a SG3 850 contract by tho province for construction of a new ad-mnistraOn building .it the Lcthbridge Correctional Institute. Work on the building will begin this week and is scheduled for completion in July. The job will create work for about 12 men, a spokesman for Wesbricige is Education Week Lcthbridge schools will mar Education Week in the sam way as has been done for year with nothing really unusua taking place. It will be a week of ope houses, displays of student projects, hook fairs am tea av< bake sales. A video tape presentation o class room a c li viti es at A sumption School and studen filling the role of principal an v i c e-principal at LelJibridg Collegiate Institute for a da are the only out-of-the-ordinar aclivitics slated for the week The theme of EcUicstio Week, which runs from Marc 6- JO, is ''Education Hits BAGS Over OrigfnaT Retail Value TOYS GRAB ONE, ONLY .iff Just Arrived! Supply of: YO YO'S from B ijl jrO Call Toys 327-5767 DOWNTOWN UKVENUE UP Lethbridge post office business in 1961 wah This increased fo in NEW and USED ORGANS MUSiQAND WE TAKE an alcoholism Bells her with singer Ge The Bells and Gene MacLcl-lan will give two performances of their concert tonight in the Yates Memorial Centre. It wil he Die ]2th concert of the 35 scheduled for their three-week Canadian tonight ne MacLellan membership in the International Songwriters Union of Canada. His multi-million sellers, Snowbird and Put Your Hand in tiie Hand, have been recorded by more than 170 CUFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG, PHONE DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC BWr, 222 5th SI. S. Phone 111" AIITTIDM .'R.y R Q'-RHRy R-Q R H B :ff on the Holiday Bells are a five-man and one-girl group who have artists. The concerts are of the lowest man hours-lost record's in JUU 1 llMLJ 1 HUvllUlU PEOPLE ASPIRIN C? For most people %vl ll considered Ihe best me BA a physician must diac B [lh ere arc many kinds if the person can Folcr In much Ihey eon lake. T nnrf plnn Iho overall I fo Iry lo confrol orthr Don'r ho into self, for some aclver I can make orthritis sou 1 thon a disease of m fji trulh is, ctrthriljs can ffg and that prompt and it ncceisary. I Capsules of Wisdom Our Family Record Prescription history US ABOUT FOR ARTHRITIS M h arlhntis, aspirin is s ill fcWd dicine. Bur, to be effective, trie lype of aHhritis BnJ and ha must tJcfermma VII alo mpirin and If to, how IN ten, hfi wiTI sel a schcdulo cntment program necessary Us and prevent dlsabil ly. PHH hinging you can do it your- sing can be misleading, U nd like nofJiintj much more aches and pnins. The BD] be a serious disease qualified me d real atlenlfon Kjlj by ROD and GEORGE Hi Syscm per ion a lite 5 your Win No bother len IDI r. Blue Cross receipts cosily WSjM al in Pharrr.ccy for an xlor's information. BBfl mo charging everything. WJjm FFIN S i AND DOWNTOWN WS RODNEY 111 401 5th Si. S. mU Free Cell 327-3364 had not allowed enough room for the bawling alley parking. In rendehng his decision not to dismiss the appliclion to relieve the city of responsibility Judge Turcotle set forth several particulars for his decision: Tlie city was aware a bowling business was being operated he-cause It had issued business licences and collected business taxes since IflOO; The city allowed a building permit to be issued for construction of a motor hotel only after the area occupied by the bowling facilities was specified office space and a greatly reduced n u m ber of parking spaces were required' The city never inquired fur-Ihcr about the presentation "and upon this analysis ant submission the City having knowledge that Glendalc Bow was using the premises as a bowling alley and not as office space granted Holiday Village tlv permit." When the city issued the building permit it deprivcr Glendalo bowl from ils for six years. All Canadian, they are responsible for such hes'-sellers as Moody Manitoba Morning. FJv Little While Dove Fly. Maxwel's Silver Flammer and Stay Awhile. Gene IfacLcllan was recently awarded an honorary 7 and p.m. Tickets for the second concert Mill h? available at the Yf.tes box COUNT UP There passenger cars registered in the city in 1070, up from 9.7GC in REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE AUCTION BARN 2503 2nd AVE. M. SALE STARTS TUESDAY, MARCH 7-7 p.m. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Floral slip covered chcsterf eld suite, end lobles, vacuum cleoncrj, large; asiorfmenf of beds ana bench vice, bench, grinder, fools, televisions, chairs, bar-bccuei, wringer new 30 gollcn clecrric hot waler Ionic, lapo player, dishes, sfarf Negotistions begin today be Iween Uie city and Uic Interna tonal Union of Operating En gincers, Tlie existing 28-monlli con tract expires April 30. The 25 union members in volved work at the local power AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlfon Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phono Corps rep here A representative from the Al-Iwrta Service Corps will in the city Wednesday to speak to students interested in the employment opportunity. It is a student paid-volunfecr program which enables students to become involved in social service projects throughout Alberta. There will be lectures Tuesday in Room 209 of the Leth-bridge Community College from 2 to S p.m., and Wednesday at the University of MERCURY FOUR DOOR SEDAN V-8 A u lorn a lie, good troducii ig !i-f COLIN McL AY j r OUR NEW SAIES REPRESENTATIVE 1 IfeJ our manV customers and friends faQi js qualified and will do hfs utmost to serve you. CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13fh Street N Phone rugs, foot stools, e edrlc fJoor polisher, hoi plafes, ranges, electric healer, 15 ga crock, aluminum door, fixtures, 30 inch Gurney c odr'c range, wheel barrow, beautiful imports of wood ivory. There will be many more terns ioo numerous lo supplied wl-icn lost. DC intact reference for d Sho is o human dyno DRA j DISPENSARY It CfcORGE Horg Medical BEdg. P 601 Ave. S. 1 Call the sale. Remember our draw for irint de iclous A W Chubby Chicken FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT AUCTION BARN Phone 327-1222 2508 2nd Ave. N. Auctioneer: do business and carry out ils contract with Holiday Room. C630, from noon to 1 ;