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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PLANNING A TRIP? All Travel Accamodatieni and Passports CONTACT ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL C.ntr. Villag. 32S-3201 or 328-8184 The LetKbrickje Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, March 8, 1971 PACKS 9 TO 20 It's o GREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE fotiwtoi fried (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2MI 3rd Ave S Ph. 328-814) 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 BUNCHING THEM UP THe use of a College transfer system sure in year, savs Clark says By JIM WILSON' Hi i aid Education Writer A by which Alberta collide siudems can transfer of their combes with full icinlit to Alberta universities reation, communications some torched in wil' libcial education and 'others transfer with thur LOO diplo- would be trnr.steab'.e mas to American colleges or Sine? Alberta colleges arc universities offering ilie last limited by law to providing a tvo jears i laximum of mo years in am Mr. Clark said the compre- program, many LCC piograms' hensive tiansfer sykm w miJ h? available this fall, and are specifically dcrigned to involve agiiculuiral colleges v.ili definitely be organized fer (ne flrst two years of three, and tec-hmt-.il institutes as well v, I'.a n a year, says Education i four-year programs, w i.n as comimmits colleges and um- MinwiT Robert Clark. I (he expectation lint students .1 I vcrsities. Mi Clark, m a Herald m Edmonton, said there is no common sense" to the ousting situation, where col- students taking a variety of mo-year programs cannot tran-ster them to universities for further study. Right nrv we have the sit- uation of a boy who goes to col- lege here for years and can't transfer to any Alberta university, so he goes to the "Mr. Clark said. "Two years later, he comes back to Alberia with his uni- versity degree and starts study- Education Week events scheduled Lethbndge schools have I Monday, Tuesday and Wednes- planned a vanety of activities I day with classes in normal ses- luring education week, March! sion. 3-12. Following ib schools and what City manager urges west side decision ___i nlcn rmrpc I itlff dflV_" The Bnti-DOl City Manager Tom Nutting is to recommend to city council tonight that a special closed session be held March 15 to consider what action will be taken on west side develop- ment. A decision could be made at an open meeting either later that evening or at the regular council session March 22. It is imperative, says Mr. Nutting in a letter to council, that a course of action be decided upon before March 25. Tender offers being held by the city for installation of services to the west side cannot be held beyond that date. The bids1 received by the city were opened Feb. 23. Each of four firms submitted bids on alternate projects, one for com- plete services for Phase 1 de- velopment and the other for only partial services. When council approved the capital budget this year it de- cided that the amount spent on Warm days to continue A series of mild weather sys- tems moving through B.C. should mean a continuation of the warm spell for at least tlie next three days. Skies are expected to be mostly sunny and winds will be from the west 20 mph and gusty. Temperatures during the day should reach 40 above, dropping down to near 20 above at night. The high and low tempera- tees Monday should be 42 above and 27 above. The record temperatures for March 8 are H above, set in 1906, and 34 below, set in 1951. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 west side services would pend on the money available, which in turn depends on fi- nancing arrangements for million still needed to pay for secondary sewage treat- ment facilities. Mr. Nutting's letter to coun- cil reviews the situation, not- ing that while the city has been assured it can borrow the money the actual arrange- ments and the cost of borrow- ing are not yet set. He also proposes a March 8 meeting of builders and real estate developers to obtain es- timates of construction pro- posals for the rest of this year and all of next year. The meet- ing would also explore the pos- sibility of contractors joining forces to develop 50 to 100 sites at a time. Statistics from this meeting would be available to council de- amendment dealing with qual-, _.. j_ [ne Municipal Planning at the meeting. proposed March 15 Tonight's meeting of council will be preceded by one of the regular open meetings at which members of the pubb'c can speak out on any matters pertaining to civic affairs. The "town hall" meeting starts at 7 p.m. There will also be a public hearing on the zoning bylaw Government offering free tax advice Free advice on income tax problems is being offered in Lethbridge this week by the department of na'.ional rev- enue. Questions are being answer- ed in confidence by income tax experts. Personal interviews are not held but residents who cannot find solutions to their problems in the 1970 tax guide may receive help by phoning 327-3101. Hours today are up to 5 p.m., then 6 to 9 p m Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p m. and 6 to 9 p.m; Wednesday and Thursday, 9 The amendment also gives ity control and esthetics in residential buildings. The by- law, which has been given first reading, sets out rules for fac- tory fabricated units, which are becoming increasingly popular in the city. It would prevent long, unbroken lines of similar houses. mission somewhat Com- increased discretionary powers in deal- ing with the esthetic quality of proposed developments. There will also be a delega- tion from Pollution Control- Southern Alberta regarding a proposed "Lethbridge recycl- Weekend collisions persons a.m. to 5 pm., a m. to 1 p m. and Friday 9 LETHBR.DGE OFFICE FURNITURE STAN WORBOYS, President OFFICE DESKS OFFICE SEATING FILING CABINETS SAFES TYPEWRITERS ADDING MACHINES VER1FAX BANDA PHOTOCOPIERS TIME CLOCKS STENOCORD DICTATING MACHINES STENOREPTE D1CTATIN( MACHINES FINE OFFICf FURNITURE Will Sappir All PS. All But BSandt THE FINEST IN OFFICE FURNISHINGS 328-7411 injure Nine persons were injured in a rash of traffic accidents in Ijethbridge and district during the weekend. James Douglas Dodd of Leth- bridge was pinned inside the vehicle he was driving when it left Highway 25 at the Diamond City turn-off Sunday night. Dodd, city research officer, was freed from the vehicle by persons passing by. He re- received head and face cuts and is in St. Michael's General Hospital. His condition is de- scribed as good. The vehicle apparently left the highway, entered the ditch and collided with grading for an access road and overturned. Damage to the car is estimated at Five injuries and dam- age resulted Sunday morning uhsn two cars were in collision on Highway 3 at the eastern city limits. The drivers of the vehicles were George Vasil, 727 16th St. N, and Edwin Friesen of Coal- dale. Injured in the accident were Mary Fnesen, ta passenger in ths Friesen George Vasil, fi5, (driver of the other Frank Vasil, 30, Charlene Vasil, 4, and David Vasil, 3 George Vasil suffered a con- cussion, cuts and bruises. He is m SI Michael's General Hospi- tal in Eatiifactory condition All the other injuries were re- as minor. The persons were treated and released. One injury and dam- age resulted Sunday evening when two veiiicles were in col- lision at the intersection of 13th St. and 15th Ave. S. The police report a vehicle driven by Thomas V. Price, 2317 llth Ave. S., northbound en 15th Ave. S. was in colli- sion with a vehicle driven by Marjone Stringham, 2007 15th St., which was westbound on loth St. Marjorio S t r i n g a m was taken to Lethbndgc Municipal Hospital by the city fire de- partment ambulance. She was treated for bumps and bruises and released. One injury and dam- ape resulted Saturday evening when a car driven by Erna Schwarz, 730 15th St. N. was m collision with a lamp stan- dard at the intersection of 13Ui St. N. and 2nd Ave. ing day." The anti-pollution group is asking council's co-op- eration in the project, possibly as part of the annual spring clean-up. The city's new fire bylaw up for approval tonight. As pre- viously agreed, the bylaw con- tains' no changes regarding open fires and burning bar- rels. TIus may be dealt with later. It does contain suggested rulings on fireworks and fire- crackers. The bylaw would ban sales of both to persons under 21 and provide controls nn any displays. Also on the agenda is a by law amendment that would re- duce the size of city council to seven. Up for final reading is the bylaw to abolish the Economic Development Commission. Police report the Schwarz ve- hicle attempted to stop, skid- ded, and was in collision with a lamp standard in the centre median. The lamp standerd fell and collided with a car driven by Lois L. Blair, 2214 26th St. A S. She was not injured. Erna Schwarz was taken to Lethbridge Municipal Hospital where sK'e was treated for cuts to the chin, and chest injuries She was not detained in hospi- tal. One injury and damage resulted Saturday when three 1 -fts only service point show vehicles were in collision at ths ally "mcrease in circula intersection of 131h St. and 3rd George Dew the chie Ave. S. I librarian of the Lethbridge pub Injured in the accident was he library, was the adult sec Little change in circulation I at library Joey Androkovich cf McNally. He was taken to St. Michael's (ion of the central library. He also noted the adult sec General Hospital, treated for a uon seemed to be doing mon cut forehead and released. Drivers of the cars were Ole Johansen, Calgary, William Ruff, Medicine Hat and .lames D. Verwoerd, Lethbridge. The police accident -eprirl stdes the Johansen was in collision with the rear of the Ruff vehicle, both weie pro- ceeding west on 3rd Ave. S. The Ruff vehicle was then in collision with the rear of tho Verwoerd vehicle, also west. bound on 3rd Ave. S. OUR OSCAR nork students during th day as well as in the evenings Mr. Dew attributed the h brary's January decline in otli er bbraiy service points to th impiovcmcnt of elementar; school bbianes. A complcic Mirvcy of the children's ]i brary service in the city i plrnr.ed for this month wit the hope some rccommenda liens can be discussed at th April library board meeting. Several special groups visi ed the library in January. Th croups consisted of edticatio studcr.ls from the University o Lethbndpo, some new Cana- dian students from the Leth- budge Collegiate Institute and several groups from Catho I i c Central High School In the first week of January flic library assisted in a film I foriival at the Yalcs Memorial Centre The library's contribu t i o n consisted of training a dopen j piojeclionists and lending four projectors for the festival. ing at the University of Alberta r University of Calgary for his naster's degree because he ilready has a first degree from inother university." Mr. Clark said the Alberta universities commission has established a special commit- ee in co-operation with the mivcrsiti.es co-ordinating coun- il, which is to formulate poll- lies by which such students1 can ransfer to Alberta universities instead of being forced to move o the U.S. "We've said to them that they've got lo work out ar- rangements for transfering courses within the whole post- secondary education system, and if they can't do this, we've .old them we'll have no option but to change the existing situa- tion by Mr. Clark said. 1.2 committee is to make its report by June, so there couli conceivably be some system o transfer operating in time for the fall university term. Mr. Clark said the possibility of a student attending two or more institutions at the same time, for example taking fom university and one college e is "down the road a but still a likely develop- ment. The Lethbridge Communit; College has been seeking som system of transfer for severa years, since each year a num her of its students leave for th United States. College President Dr. C. D Stewart said recently Mr Clark has asked for any sug gestions he might have concern ing transfer, and the depart ment of education has also been in touch wilh other Alberta col- lege presidents. At present, three LCC busi- ness education arc attending the University of Al- bert in its commerce faculty, with about years of credit for their two LCC years, but they are the first LCC students allowed to transfer, and It was only on an experimental basis. If the provL-cial transfer ar- rangement to the being pushed by the colleges, most LCC specialist progrpms including business, outdoor rec- a list thev hs o! i )lanned. Senator Buchanan open louse, visits to classrooms, a mysical education display and h o i r entertainment, all on Wednesday, March 10 Catholic Central house Wednesday afternoon, parent teacher interviews, a ii'Ug education presentat i o n Wednesday evening. gnes Davidson library jook fair and open house March 17. Fleetwood Bawden open house and classes as usual Wednesday. Galbraith open house, dis- plays and a bake sale Tuesday. Hamilton open house, dis- plays and model lessons in- volving parents and students Wednesday. Lakeview Open house in the afternoon; students per- forming folk dancing, singing, choral speech, poetry, music and art work Wednesday McKillop open house Mon- day through Friday. St Basil's parent-teacher inter views Wednesday anc Thursday. St. Mary's open house St. Patrick's open house Monday through Friday. St. Paul's parent-teacher conferences Wednesday General Stewart open house, visits to classrooms and bake sale Wednesday. Alan Watson open house Wednesday afternoon Westminster open house in the afternoon and bock fair and displays: tea and bake sale Wednesday. Singing group to appear here The Clear Light, a six-mem- ber icligious singing group, will appear Thursday and Fri- day at the Good Shepheid Lu- theran Church, llth Ave and 24th St. S. The group, on a one-year lour of Canada, comprises four Canadians and two Americans, ranging in age from 19 to 22 years. They will sing traditional and contemporary religious music. Workers on job at U of L site Union workers were back on the job at the University of Lethbridge construction site this morning following a meet- ing between Poole Construc- tion Limited trouble shooter John Hall, Plessey Canada Ltd, and Alberta Government Telephones officials. Employees of Plessey Can- ada Ltd. did not go to the con- stir.ction site this morning pending a meeting in Calgary this afternoon between Plessey management and E. II. Stark, business manager for the In- ternational Brother hoed of Electrical Woikers. i Roy Berlando, secretary of 11 h e Building Construction j Trades Council, said, "It Icoks like Plessey will sign the tem- porary work cards and work Will go ahead." Dr. Garrow appointed to board Dr. Pat Garrow. of Leth- bridge, has been appointed to the Alberta department of edu- cation's isory board on curri- culum and instruction by Edu- cation Minister Robert Clark. The 15-member board, estab- lished in June 1969. provides the minister and the depart- ment with a lay point of view on curriculum matters and oiher concerns. Mr. Clark said the latest ap- pointments, five in all, were selected from among 63 nom- inations. The other four advi- sers come from other parts of the province. Dr. Garrow has extensive business, community and edu- cational background. He holds two degrees in agriculture from the University of Alberta and two degrees in education from the University of Calgary. Dr. Garrow was director of adult education at the Leth- bridge Community College from 1964 to 1966, and now is an agricultural consultant. Fellowship group meets Members of the Lethbridge and district aiea committee of Inter Varsity Christian Fellow- ship, which held its first 1971 meeting recentlv are: Mrs. Betty Kendall. Mrs. Ricky Van Dyk, Henry Postman, George Mervyn. Henry Nikkei, Larry Kirkpatrick, Gerry Fry and Rev. Daniel Goldsmith. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denfa! Mechanic SLACK DENTAL LAI lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822_____ "My doctor says I am in top physical shape. Guess it's from chasing after No. 1 bus all the time." SHELDONS 12-HOUR THURSDAY MARCH llth USE COMMON SENSE FOR O-T-C- MEDICINE When a medicine docs not require a pre- scription, we commonly call it an O-T-C, or over the counter drug. However, this does not mean that it cannot be Farmful if taken incorrectly or to excess. The most important consideration for any drug in this category is common sense. Do not expect it to cure anything but simple ailments. Be aware that if the symtoms for which you take such a drug recur that you should seek the adivce of your physician. We stock and sell a great many O-T-C products and are pleased to give you guidance for their safe use. WIRE RIMS Draffin's now have a fantastic selection of sunglasses, at very good prices. DRAFFIN'S DRUG STORES Downtown 327-3279 Dispensary 328-6133 FREE DELIVERY ;