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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PLANNING A TRIP? For All Travtl Arrangements, Accomodation* and Pauperis CONTACT ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Villas* - Phono 3284201 or 328-8184 The LetHbtidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, March 8, 1971 PAGES 9 TO 20 It's a GREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITI (Special Prices on Bulk Ordert) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 BUNCHING THEM UP - Th^. o �*- -;; SMS^Sfft tttSX&Sttt College transfer system sure in year, says Clark By JIM WILSON Herald Education Writer City manager urges west side decision Or ..... .. ____i mi__._�.Jman� olen rmroc l iner Atat " The antl-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 development. 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 bids received by the city were opened Feb. 23. Each of four firms submitted bids on alternate projects, one for complete services for Phase 1 development and the other for only partial services. When council approved the capital budget this year it decided that the amount spent on Warm days to continue A series of mild weather systems moving through B.C. should mean a continuation of the warm spell for at least the 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 temperatures Monday should be 42 above and 27 aboye. The record temperatures for March 8 are 64 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 depend on the money available, which in turn depends on financing arrangements for $1.36 million still needed to pay for secondary sewage treatment facilities. Mr. Nutting's letter to council reviews toe situation, noting that while the city has been assured it can borrow the money the actual arrangements and the cost of borrowing are not yet set. He also proposes a March 8 meeting of builders and real estate developers to obtain estimates of construction proposals for the rest of this year and all of next year. The meeting would also explore the possibility of contractors joining forces to develop 50 to 100 sites at a time. Statistics from this meeting would be available to council at the proposed March 15 meeting. Tonight's meeting of council will be preceded by one of the regular open meetings at which members of the public 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 amendment dealing with quality control and esthetics in residential buildings. The bylaw, which has been given first reading, sets out rules for factory - fabricated units, which are becoming increasingly popular in the city. It would prevent long, unbroken lines of similar houses. The amendment also gives toe Municipal Planning Commission somewhat increased discretionary powers in dealing with the esthetic quality of proposed developments'. There will also be a delegation from Pollution Control-Southern Alberta regarding a proposed "Lethbridge recycl- Weekend collisions injure 9 persons Government offering free tax advice Free advice on income tax problems is being offered in Lethbridge this week by the department of national revenue. Questions are being answered 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 a.m.. to 5 p.m.; and Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE STAN WORBOYS, President  OFFICE DESKS  OFFICE SEATING  FILING CABINETS  STEEL SAFES  TYPEWRITERS  ADDING MACHINES  VERIFAX ft BANDA  PHOTOCOPIERS  TIME CLOCKS  STENOCORD DICTATING MACHINES  STENORETTE DICTATING! MACHINES FINE OFFICE FURNITURE "ft Will Supply All Your Ollict Nttdt" . . . FS. All Bui * BlonJt StcttUry! THE FINEST IN OFFICE FURNISHINGS p.o. Bex na M � Mi (tract $., LtfttrMt* -mini 328-7411 Nine persons were injured in a rash of traffic accidents in Lethbridge and district during the weekend. James1 Douglas Dodd of Lethbridge 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 described 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 $3,000. Five injuries and $3,000 damage resulted Sunday morning when 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 Friesen, (a passenger in the Friesen vehicle), George Vasil, 65, (driver of the other car), Frank Vasil, 30, Charlene Vasil, 4, and David Vasil, 3. George Vasil suffered a concussion, cuts and bruises. He is in St. Michael's General Hospital in satisfactory condition. All the other injuries were reported as minor. The persons were treated and released. One injury and $1,200 dam-je resulted Sunday evening when two vehicles were in collision at the intersection of 15th St. and 15th Ave. S. The police report a vehicle driven by Thomas V. Price, 2317 11th Ave. S., northbound on 15th Ave. S. was in collision with a vehicle driven by Marjorie Stringhain7 2007 15th St., which was westbound on 15th St. Marjorie Stringam was taken to Lethbridge Municipal Hospital by the city fire department ambulance. She was treated for bumps and bruises and released. One injury and $2,300 damage resulted Saturday evening when a car driven by Erna Schwarz, 730 15th St. N. was in collision with a lamp standard at the intersection of 13th St. N. and 2nd Ave. Police report the Schwarz vehicle attempted to stop, skidded, 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 she was treated for cuts to the chin, and chest injuries. She was not detained in hospital. One injury and $300 damage resulted Saturday when three vehicles were in collision ait the intersection of 13th St. and 3rd Ave. S. Injured in the accident was Joey Androkovich o� McNally. He was taken to St. Michael's General Hospital, treated for a cut forehead and released. Drivers of this cars were Ole Johansem, Calgary, William Ruff, Medicine Hat and James D. Verwoerd, Lethbridge. The police accident report states the Johansen vehicle was in collision with the rear of the Ruff vehicle, both were proceeding west on 3rd Ave. S. The Ruff vehicle was then in collision with the rear of the Verwoerd vehicle, also westbound on 3rd Ave. S. ing day." The anti-pollution group is asking council's co-operation in the project, possibly as part of the annual spring clean-up. The city's new fire bylaw is up for approval tonight. As previously agreed, the bylaw contains no changes regarding open fires and burning barrels. This may be dealt with later. It does contain suggested rulings on fireworks aind firecrackers. The bylaw would ban sales of both to persons under 21 and provide controls on any displays. Also on the agenda is a bylaw amendment that would reduce the size of city council to seven. Up for final reading is the bylaw to abolish the Economic Development Commission, Little change in circulation at library OUR OSCAR "My doctor says I am in top physical shape. Guess it's from chasing after No. 1 bus all the time." The only service point showing any increase in circulation, said George Dew the chief librarian of the Lethbridge public library, was the adult section of the central library. He also noted the adult section seemed to be doing more work with students during the day as well as in the evenings. Mr. Dew attributed the library's January decline in other library service points to the improvement of elemen t a r y school libraries. A complete survey of the children's library service in the city is planned for this month with the hope some recommendations can be discussed at the April library board meeting. Several special groups visited the library in January. The groups consisted of education students from the University of Lethbridge, some new Canadian students from the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute and several groups from Catholic Central High School. In the first week of January the library assisted in a film festival at the Yates Memorial Centre. The library's contribution consisted of training a dozen projectionists and lending four projectors for the festival. A system by which Alberta college students can transfer many of their courses with full credit to Alberta universities may be available this fall, and will definitely be organized within a year, says Education Minister Robert Clark. Mr. Clark, in a Herald interview in Edmonton, said there is "no common sense" to the existing situation, where college students taking a variety of two-year programs cannot transfer them to universities for further study. "Right now we have the situation of a boy who goes to college here for two years and can't transfer to any Alberta university, so he goes to the States," Mr. Clarksaid. "Two years' later, he comes back to Alberta with his university degree and starts studying at the University of Alberta or University of Calgary for his master's degree - because he already has a first degree from another university." Mr. Clark said the Alberta universities commission has established a special committee in co-operation with the universities co-ordinating council, which is to formulate policies by which such students can transfer to Alberta universities instead of being forced to move to the U.S. "We've said to them that they've got to work out ar-rangements for transfering courses within toe whole post-secondary education system, and if they can't do this, we've told them we'll have no option but to change toe existing situation by legislation," Mr. Clark said. T..2 committee is to make its report by June, so there could conceivably be some system of transfer operating in time for toe fall university term. Mr. Clark said the possibility of a student attending two or more institutions at the same time, for example taking four university and one college course, is "down the road bit," but still a likely development. The Lethbridge Community College has been seeking some system of transfer for several years, since each year a num ber of its students leave for the United States. College President Dr. C. D. Stewart said recently Mr Clark has asked for any suggestions he might have concerning transfer, and the department of education has also been in touch with other Alberta college presidents. At present, three LCC business education graduc'.:s are attending the University of Albert in its commerce faculty, with about Vh. 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 provincial transfer arrangement tT,'>v3s to the system being pushed by the colleges, most LCC specialist programs including business, outdoor rec- reation, communications, some liberal education and others would be transferable. Since Alberta colleges are limited by law to providing a maximum of two years in any program, many LCC programs are specifically dezigned to 1-fer the first two years of three and four-year programs, with the expectation that students in- terested in continuing will transfer with their LCC diplomas to American colleges or universities offering the last two years. Mr. Clark said the comprehensive transfer system wmid involve agricultural colleges and technical institutes as well as community colleges and universities. Education Week events scheduled Lethbridge schools have planned a variety of activities during education week, March 8-12. Following is a list of schools and what they have planned. Senator Buchanan - open house, visits to classrooms, a physical education display and choir entertainment, all on Wednesday, March 10. Catholic Central High-open house Wednesday afternoon, parent - teacher interviews', a drug education presentat ion Wednesday evening. Agnes Davidson - library book fair and open house March 17. Fleetwood - Bawden - open house and classes as usual Wednesday. Galbraith - open house, displays and a bake sale Tuesday. Hamilton - open house, displays and model lessons involving parents and students Wednesday. Lakeview - Open house in the afternoon; students performing folk dancing, singing, choral speech, poetry, music and art work Wednesday. McKillop - open house Monday through Friday. St. Basil's - parent-teacher interviews Wednesday and Thursday. St. Mary's - open house Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with classes in normal session. St. Patrick's - open house Monday through Friday. St. Paul's - parent-teacher conferences Wednesday. General Stewart - open house, visits to classrooms and a bake sale Wednesday. Alan Watson - open house Wednesday afternoon. Westminster - open house in the afternoon and evening bock fair and displays; tea and bake sale Wednesday. Singing group to appear here The Clear Light, a six-member religious singing group, will appear Thursday and Friday at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 11th Ave and 24th St. S. The group, on a one-year tour 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 meeting between Poole Construction Limited trouble shooter John Hall, Plessey Canada Ltd., and Alberta Government Telephones officials. Employees of Plessey Canada Ltd. did not go to the construction site this morning pending a meeting in Calgary this afternoon between Plessey management and E. H. Stark, business manager for the Intel-national Brother hood of Electrical Workers. Roy Berlando, secretary of theBuilding Construction Trades Council, said, "It looks like Plessey will sign the temporary work cards and work will go ahead." Dr. Garrow appointed to board Dr. Pat Garrow, of Lethbridge, has been appointed to the Alberta department of education's advisory board on curriculum and instruction by Education Minister Robert Clark. The 15-member board, established in June 1969 provides the minister and the department with a lay point of view on curriculum matters and other concerns. Mr. Clark said the latest appointments, five in all, were selected from among 63 nominations. The other four advisers come from other parts of the province. Dr. Garrow has extensive business', community and educational 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 area committee of Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship, which held its first 1971 meeting recently are: Mrs. Betty Kendall, Mrs. Ricky Van Dyk, Henry Postman, George Mervyn, Henry Nikkei, Larry Kirkpatrick, Gerry Fry and Rev. Daniel Goldsmith. flCLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAE Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 R R 1/ R fi R ER \/ R H R.HR 2 R uR USE COMMON SENSE FOR O-T-C- MEDICINE When a medicine dees net require a prescription, we commonly call it an O-T-C, or over the counter drug. However, this does not mean that it cannot be harmful 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 R 3 R Ft R k R r y r " r ;