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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ATTENTION! Wnlch for our Special Excursoin to tho World Pipe Band Competitions and CNE in Toronto Coming Soon ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Icthbridgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, March 9, 1072 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA about Photogray Tho lens ihat wilb lighl. of L council elected The University of Lethbridge student lias elected six new members to sen'e on the students council. The only two women in the race seats on the six- member council. Jessie Snow led the field with 263 votes, followed in order by p'rank Zanomi, Brian Aman, Brian Francis, Ilelga Pcpnick and Ric Wilier. The balloting was held on Wednesday. Eleven candidates sought the vacancies on council. The election was unusual in that lire candidates were not vying for a specific office. The student council constitution was suspended prior to the election and the new council will decide on what constitution it will fol- low. Should it decide to follow the traditional form, then the coun- cil itself will select its execu- tive. Blood clinic continues The Red Cross blood donors clinic is into its Ihird and last day today, with its objective of 950 bottles in sight. Tuesday night's session brought a record response from the public and 325 bottles of blood were received by the clinic. Wednesday afternoon, 332 bottles were donated and 274 were given in the eve- ning. This year, Lettibridge's clinic Involves a serum program us- ually handled by the Calgary clinic. The serum_ is used in cross-matching of blood types before transfusions. The clinic will be open for its final session tonight between 6 aw! 9 o'clock in the Civic Cen- tre, Gym I. 402 STUDENTS There 402 students en- rolled in Business Education and 887 in the General Interest Program of the department of continuing education at the Lethbridge Community College in 1970-71. STUDIO ON FIFTH I i PICTURE FRAMING ARTISTS' CAUERV j 710-5 AVE Open Weekdays 9 lo SCHOOL IN SIAM Anna attempts to teach the wives and children musical, produced by Winston Churchill High School. An audience of 475 of the demanding King of Siam. Breaking the barriers of culture, she attended the students' night performance Wednesday. Tile will run wins the hearts of his wives and the admiration of the king. Janet Duce and Albert Azzara, 17-year-old Grade 12 students, portray the leading characters of Anna and the King of Siam in Rodgers and Hammerstein's until Saturday at the Yates Memorial Genre. Tickets are available at Leister's Music and at the Yates box office, prior to tiie performance. City's mental health council seeking: more local facilities The Lethbridge and Region Mental Health Planning Coun- cil will send a memorandum to Neil Crawford, minister of health and social development, to remind him of the acute shortage of mental health faci- lities in southern Alberta, the provincial government's com- mitments, and the need for im- mediate action. This was one of the decisions made at Wednesday night's council meeting, the first since last May 5. Eight of the 11 members at- tended the two-hour meeting at the Lethbtidge Municipal Hos- pital boardroom. Other things discussed at the meeting included: The revised mental health act being presented to the pro- vincial legislature contained some radical changes, enable the minister to designate any place as a mental health institute. It was the council's understanding that a new ver- sion of the act is being pre- pared for this fall. The decertification of the Alberta Hospitals at Clares- holm and Raymond. The shortage of personnel and the difficulty to attract the professionals to Lethbridge to man new mental health facili- ties. The Calgary planning council has proposed a 400-bed institute for the mentally re- :arded children. What course of action the Lethbridge plan- ning council should take? Support the Calgary proposal and let Lethbridge share this facility? Or press for similar, smaller facility for Lelhbridge? Discussion on this matter was adjourned until the next meet- ing. The Alberta Hospital Ser- vices Commission will send a staff member and an official of the ministry of hc'alth and so- cial development to assist the -clhbridgc planning council to ietcrminc the need of mental Celebrate Your Special Occasions at Ericksen's! and "THE MOONGLOWS" This FRIDAY and SATURDAY EVENING 8 to 12 p.m. No Cover Chorgo m -me TTMornan or werrnm PHONE 328-7756 FOR RESERVATIONS! health facilities in southern Al- berta. Four council members were appointed to meet this ad- visory group, scheduled to come to some time in May. TCASA commended Environment Minister Bill Yurko has commended the Travel and Convention Asso- ciation of Southern Alberta for i t s litter control program through its Litter Bear design roadside garbage cans. In a letter to TCASA man- ager Frank Smith, Mr. Yurko wished the promotion luck and thanked the group "for the con- tributions that you ore making to a cleaner environment." Dr. Scott Angus, chairman of the council, also told members that Dr. C. P. Hellon, acting director of the division of men- tal health of the ministry, will come to Lethbridge March 17 to meet with the council mem- bers and exchange ideas. The next meeting is sched- uled for April 12. LCC food services system to be checked by experts A consultant from the Cana- dian Restaurant Association may be on the Lcthbridge Com- munity College campus as early as next week to assess the college's food services. The decision by the LCC board of governors follows stu- dent complaints about the food services operation. Students had planned a boy- cott of the cafeteria to back up their demands for "improved" food and lower prices but later postponed if after administra- tion assurances that the board would look into the sKuatfon. Board member Don Living- stone said he wants to solve the problem foon. He said of other schools are pumping a subsidy into their food services operation that al- lows them to charge lower prices, we should take a good look at it and maybe do the same thing "The students have made reasonable request." degrees DR. CHESTER RONNING Do you have merchnndise to consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phono 327-1222 The University of Lethbridge will confer two honorary doc- tor of law degrees during its spring convocation on May 13. Dr. Chester A. Running'is a former Canadian diplomat in China, former high commis- sioner to India and Canadian delegate fo the United Nations, and former Camrnse MLA, where he now lives. Chief Judge L. S. Turcotte, retiring first chancellor of tiie university described Dr. Ron- ning as ''one of the leading diplomats of our country, was instrumental in establish- ing a meaningful relationship between China and the West- ern uorld." The second recipient will be Dr. William II. Swift, the first chairman of the Alberta Uni- versities Commission from ISlGfi (o 1908. He v.'as chairman of (he commission at the birth of the U of L. Dr. Swift served as deputy I minister of education for Al- j bcrla from 194G to He was also inspector of schools in the Athabasca region and later Al- berta's chief superintendent of schools. He graduated from the University of Alberta 192-I. The two men wero selected from a list of 12 candidates by the university senate. They will be (he sixth and seventh per- sons to receive honorary degrees from the U of L. Library has trickle There is a little dew on the public library floor, and it isn't George. The water In the main branch has been cut off, ex- cept in the vital facilities, while workmen repair a leak- ing pipe. A pipe hidden in a wall which has been dripping "probably for years" began distributing a "steady trickle" this week, George Dew, chief librarian said. It took some time to locate the source cf the wet stuff. Tlie problem was solved by installing a new pipe to by- pass the le.Tkv one. Business not disrupted. Tiiere was some inconven- ience caused for the library staff members, but the inci- dent reinforced their theory that a library is not a dry place. College to get television The Lfithbridge Community College board of governors has approved an expenditure of for the purchase of a complete television setup. The equipment includes two cameras, videotape ma- chines, 13 monitors and a video slow motion machine. The. decision to go ahead with the purchase culminates more than !il months of study and planning. j The equipment will be used in several courses as a suple- Tiicnt to classroom instruction, in the radio and television nrls department. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2B22 Identi-schools won't save cash The Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON Standardiz- ing school building design will not save taxpayers money, ac- cording to Dick Grucmvald, former president of the Alber- ta School Trustees' Association. Mr. Gruemvald, Social Credit MLA for Lethbridge West, said a motion calling for school building standardization to be introduced in the legislature is "not exciting, and anything but new." The provincial school trus- tees' association has diseased standardizing design for schools for years, he said. "There isn't tho saving in it that the public thinks at all." Architects would object to having one plan used repeated- ly without being paid for each use, he said. W. F. Purely