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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta New Low European Fares Effective April 1, 1972. Mako your bookings now for your Holiday in Britain and Europe. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CINTRE VILLAGE MALI 378-3201 Herald SECOND SECTION Lcthbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, March 8, 1072 PAGES 13 TO 28 NOW IN MfW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDS. 740 4th AVE. S. _ LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Aik about Phologrciy Tho lens lhat with ihe light. useum possible Tlie Herald legislature It 11 re an EDMONTON An Alberta government grant to a new mu- seum or library in Lelhbridgc will be considered later this month, Premier Pelcr Loug- said Tuesday. The premier replying in the legislature to a question frjpm Dick Grucnwald (SC Lethbridge Mr. Grucnwald asked wheth- er the government's plans 10 give a grant sim- ilar to the million given for a provincial museum to be built in Calgary and leased to tbo Gl en bow -Alberta Institute. The premier said "that ques- tion would be more appropri- ately discussed under the csti- mates for the department of public works." Department estimates will be part of budget discussions ex- pected to start March 20. The Tollbridge West MLA also asked whether the govern- ment plans (o change munici- pal financing corporation rules to increase grants-to munici- palities. The City of Lethbridge has asked lhat. the limit on munici- pal borrowing be increased to per eapita from the cur- rent per capita. Gordon Miniely, provincial treasurer, replied that an in- crease in grants to municipali- ties is "under consideration." baler, Mr, GruenwaSd said "larger cities get a much bet- ter break on borrowing than smaller cities." One of the projects for which Let librid go soon likely need extra borrowing for is the West Ijcthbridgc development, he said. OUTDOOR RECREATION The Outdoor Recreation pro- gram at (do Lcthbridge Com- munity College has recorded a substantial growth rate since it was introduced in 1967. The course began with 19 students. Now there are 100 in the first year and 32 in the second year. OUR MARCH SPECIAL "A BOWL OF BIAUTY" A crystal dear candy jar, wilh a fresh sweetheart Rase. MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP MARQUIS HOTEL Phono 327-1515 NEW FRONT DOOR Minor injuries and about damage resulted when Eva Mercer, 33, of 1919 19th Ave. S. lost control of the car she was driving and collided with ihe Andrew Marker home, 1161 Scenic Drive, shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday. Police report ihe car jumped a median, crossed an access road and collided with the house. Mrs. Mercer was taken to St. Michael's General Hospital, treated for minor bruises and shock and re- leased. By MARLEXE COOKSHAW Staff Writer The Albcrla Service Coi-ps is a program sponsored by the department of culture, youth and recreation, and is "design- ed to provide opportunities for youth to serve Alberta res- idents." Freidi Bromling, project de- velopment officer for Ihe Alber- ta Service Board, spoke to Lethbridge Community College students Tuesday about the or- ganization. Begun four years ago with 18 students, the corps has grown and in 1971 involved 170 posi- tions filled by young people. The ASC attempts to provide service in three main areas of Alberta life mental health, Indian-Metis communities and urban youth. In mental health the empha- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Btdg. 222 5lh St. S. Phone 328-4095 SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. THURSDAY, MARCH 9th SAtE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RmRVE Lovely Older Dining Room Suite with Exlenlion Table, C- Chairs ami Buffet, Nile Wicker Patio Sel New Gold n 12 Dug. New 10 x 12 Shag Rug, New 7 x 12 Gold Shag Hug, Now 7x8 Itert Itug, New 9 x 12 Green Rug, Nice Bar, .Hiar Stools, New 39" Box Spring, Rinse Tubs, Philco 21" TV. Norge Fridge, Good 33" Rollawav Bed Vanity Dresser and Stool, Chrome Table Friidairo Fri Realty Washer, Arlmral 21" TV, Dresser, Chest of Kids Table and 2 Chairs. Cooler, Road Race Set GE Vacuum, Cticst of Drawers, Triko, Aluminum Door, Eloc Lawn Ifmrer, Wheelbarrow, Good Selection of Garden Tools, Bike, Small Trailer Basins. CAMI'EBETTE FOR '4-TON TRUCK FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH tRDMANN Lic- 41 lie. 458 sis is on providing patients wifh a n o n-professional association with the outside world. Volunteers relate to patients through one-to-one exchanges, group recreation and self-help projects. When dealing with Indian- Metis communities the corps is invited by the council to per- form specific (asks. In the past these have been primarily Head Start programs for pre- school socialization groups, general recreation projects and school support classes. The urban youth programs are either com m u n i t ganized drop-in centres or the "detached worker" approach to meeting youths ami helping them develop and aetreve goals. Each organization, such Canadian Mental Health Asso- ciation I) e c o m e s responsible for the students after they arc placed with them by the ASC. Tlie service programs are set up on cither a two-month, four- month or 10 month basis, de- pending on the type of project In return, the students re- ceive the chance to live tem- porarily in another part of the province, the cost of room and board, per day and either a SI00, or grant at termination of service. NEW and USED ORGANS MUSiCLAND WE TAKE GRAINI Anglo C? Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 Slh Street Soulh Phone 328-6922 NOW OPEN Government Licensed Technician Repairs lo Radios, Televisions and Tapo Recorders. SONY DUAL LLOYDS NORESCO The training and experience have proven valuable in later jobs. Students' pre ferences in lo- cation and type of arc considered and applicants are In tervie wed by loc nl commit- tees. Applications are available in t h c- department cf culture, youth and recreation office in the Sun Life building in Lefh- bridge. INSPOL annual federal grant of The Itidi an Sports OJympi c Association of Alberta iias been awarded its annual operating grant of by llw depart- ment of National Health and welfare. The money was part of a grant divided between received week in education Education week has hit the half-way mark but many acfvi- ties are slilt planned for the remainder of tlie week. Tlie mainstay of Education Week, the open house, has hart I varying degrees of success so J far but most schools report good turnouts of parents. St. Basil's School will open to visitors today and Thursday with gymnastic displays, Chris- tian living and parental confer- ences availr.bic. Allan Watson School will bo open to parenls today and Thursday, and babysitting provided in Ihe school. Fleclwood-Bawden U c h o o 1 will be open for the remainder of the week while St. Mary's and Gilbert Paterson will be welcoming Ihe general public on Friday. INSPOL and the Association Alberta Indians. INSPOL will use Ihe money lo expp.rd athletic activities among Alberta Indians, said a spokesman, Tha sponsors oj Canada's first Native Winter Games on the Blood reserve April 7 to 9, I.VSPOL's objectives are to fis- velcp athletic excellence among natives, lending to eventual participation in Olympic trials. RADIO ARTS The. number of students in first year Radio Arts at the IvClhbridge Community College has quadrupled from six to 24 program began Development fund set for schools IJy RON CALDWELL Herald Writer A program, develop- ment fund has been established by the Lethbridge public school board. The fund will be used to fin- ance various local projects, ject to board approval. Dr. 0. P, Larson, superinten- dent of public schools, said the fund would serve as a source lo finance worthwhile projects that haven't been budgeted for in the district's annual budget figures. Immediately after approving establishment of the fund, the board spent from it. Approximately went to LCI students plan research Three students from the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute feel there is a serious com- munication problem in schools and they have applied for a federal grant lo conduct a sum- mer-long study on the situa- tion. Bill Kucheran, Don Larson and Brian Cook, all Grade 12 students, say tiicy sec two prob- lems the communication gap that exists between groups in- volved in education and the lack of knowledge that people have of their school system. If their application for an Op- portunities for Youth grant is approved, the three students will spend the summer travel- ling around the province solicit- ing views on the nature of the communica t i o n s problem, if there really is one, and sug- gestions on how it can be cor- rected. In outlining their project to the public school board, the stu- dents said that while serving on the student's council, they saw issues from the administrator's point of view as well as their own. "This opened our minds in many ways as to how the high school system is being tite proposal states. "It is this opening of minds that we hope to spread to other people involved irith schools." The students also said they arc distressed by tlw lack of knowledge students possess about the system in which they spend 1'2 years of their lives. They added it is also time that a report on schools was compiled by those who are di- rectly involved the students. "Almost every study about Gilclirist to speak Tom Gilchrist ot Milk River, president of the Western Stock Growers' Association, will ad- dress the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs Thurs- day at noon. He will discuss southern Al- berta's cattle industry. Dennis O'Connell, Lelhbriclge industrial co-ordinator, will he chairman of the meeting set for Sven Ericksen's Family Restau- rant. education today Is done by a committee of middle-aged peo- ple who, although are well-edu- cated, have a gap of many years between the time when they went to school and the present." The students plan (o use va- rious methods of gathering their information from ques- tionnaires to interviews. They will talk to people in- volved in education, ranging from Education Minister Lou Hyndman to those who have dropped out of the education system. The proposal received enthu- siastic support from the school board. "There is an opportunity here to get a study done by youth to help us see things 'from a different said trustee Alastair Mont. finance the board's share of the Westminister Project which was recently aproved under the recently defunct Innovative Pro- jects Fund. The total cost of the project is Another was allocated to pay (or a computerized math- ematics program at the Lake- view Elementary School. The project aids students in Grades 5 and 6 to improve their understanding of basic mathem- atical facts through the use of a computer at Die University of Lcthbridge. Elma Groves, principal of Lakeview, told the board that the computer is particularly useful in lighting a spark ol interest in mathematics that otherwise could smoulder in frustration until it burns out. "It is essential that baste number facts be learned, some way must be found to motivate, to encourage this she said. "The computer programs as- sist in bringing about a mastery of basic facts to the level where the student gains assurance, ex- periences success and conse- quently develops his interest in mathematics." MENTAL HEALTH MEET Tlie Lelhbridge and Region Mental Healtli Planning Coun- cil will hold a meeting at 8 o'ctoclt tonight at the Munici- pal Hospital board room. New early admissions policy given approval The Lcthbridge public school board has given approval in principle lo a new early ad- missions policy. The present policy allows "gifted youngsters" who are younger than the normal en- trance age of six years as of Dee. 31, to enrol in school. Because of the vagueness of the present policy, some prob- lems have arisen in its admin- istration, particularly with par- enls who feel their child should be accepted into school early because "the kid next door" was. It also created problems for administrators, who had to screen all applicants for early admission. The revised policy stales that any child who is years old HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE CharUon Hill Ud. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-3383 by Sept. 1 shall, except for un- usual or abnormal cases, be ad- mitted to Grade 1 without qual- ification at tiie beginning ol the school year. Looking for a Shower Gift? PACKAGED, PLASTIC BAKE SET Consiltj Of: 4-Piece Bowl Set 9 Measuring Cup Cake Saver Assorted Colors SET ONLY 52-95 Coll Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY FAIR SHOE REPAIR MIKE HANZEl 317 7th STREET SOUTH HUMIDIFIERS C A SHEET METAL LTD.' 1709 2nd Ave, S. 328.5973 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL D1DG. PHONE 327-2822 for Spring '72 Camm's Is Pleased io Present this lovely new Dressy Sling by Empress" Drop into our slore soon and ask to 1ry on one lovely new Spring Styles by ined with Comfort in Mind Tender Tootsies by Lyons In navy, black, brown and bono leather. Black, Red, or White Wet look, olso a new 2-tane brown PRICED FROM S7 ONE OF OUR SPECIALTIES WHITE DUTY SHOES Savage, Hushpuppios, and Oomphles. Open Mono at usual, Friday! until p.m. NO IS THE TIME TO TRADE IN YOUR OLD FUR With the fur storage season fast approaching Canadian Furriers requires your old fur For repair purposes. You will receive a minimum of In trade for your old fur, if in satisfactory condition, towards a luxurious new Fur from CANADIAN FURRIERS PARAMOUNT THEATRE BIDG. OPEN TILL 9 P.M. THURSDAY ;