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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta DONT LAUGH! NOW IS THS TIMS TO REGISTER FOR YOUR 1973 CHRISMAS HAWAIIAN HOLIDAY REGISTER NOW AND DON'T BE DISAPPOINTED ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, March 15, 1973 MGES 17 lo 32 LETHBRIDCE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower level 7lti Sired Shopping Mai! Uthbridge, Alberto Phone H03) HOME AND OFFICE SAFES Future MFC decisions to be reached in secret The Municipal Planning Commission went into a closed session Wednesday to discuss permanently closing to the public and press a part of their weekly meetings. The six-member planning commission then voted 4-2 to deliberate and make decisions on development appli- cations in closed session and to treat advice of the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission confidentially. The part of the meetings in which applicants and olher interested parties are heard and questioned will remain open. Official reason given lor closing the deliberative portion at the MFC meetings which have been completely open for some time was to give the members more freedom to de- bate the matters before them. Commission chairman Aid. Bill Kergan, who voted against the closure resolution with Bob Bartlelt, city com- munity services director, said after (he meeting, that while he believed in open meetings wherever possible, the majority decision was to close that part of the MFC meet- ings for the reason given. ORRPC liasion officer William Helton initiated the closure action, requesting such a resolution be placed be- fore the commission at its meeting last week. Members voting for the resolution were Deputy Mayor Cam Barnes, Aid. Ed Basledo, city engineering director Randy Holdfield, and utilities director Oil Erdos. (More MFC Page 18) Increases objective United Appeal now United Way The Lethbridge Community Chest and United Appeal now officially the Lethbridge United Way was told Wed- nesday it should strive for a six per cent increase or about 000 in its campaign this year. Joe Csaki, 1972 campaign chairman told the United Ap- peal annual meeting at the Ca- nadian Red Cross building the 1972 campaign which raised over was extremely successful, but there was a need for further changes in the an- nual campaign. His suggestions included: Some typo of fan-fare t o kick off the campaign and utili- zation of' gimmicks throughout to keep public interest alisre. The United Appeal must be stressed all year around through, an effective publicity program and not just during campaign time. Implementation of three public- ST. PATRICK'S DAY SATURDAY, MARCH 17 REMEMBER YOUR IRISH FRIENDS Send NOVELTY ARRANGEMENTS GREEN PIANTS OR A BOTTLE GARDEN FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322 6th St. S. Phone 327-5747 ity and budget to start plan- ning now to improve in weak areas. A full city-wide one night house-to-house blitz may prove more-fruitful than the pre-se- locted drive now conducted. Volunteer involvement i n tlie business drive could be im- proved a n d a telephone blitz might be considered. Bob Lang, 1972 United Ap- peal president told the meeting 1972 was a difficult year but turned out amazingly well as far as objective was concern- ed. "I believe I am more than safe in suggesting to all agen- cies that the public image of the Appeal is again running at an all-time high and with tho ef- forts of everyone the 1973 cam- paign can be far greater and far better organized than ever he said. The meeting voted to change the official name and cam- paign from Lethbridge Commu- nity' Chest and United Appeal to Leihbridge United Way, and also elected six new directors: Eric Plausteiner, Norm Gies- brecht, Howard Yanosik, Ron Sakamoto, Dorothy Beckel and Elaine Bartel. The t5-member board will meet March 27 to elect a new executive and set in motion the fall campaign in support of 15 member agencies. CLIFF BLACK, Denial Mwhanlc BLACK DENTAL MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. tower level PHONE 327-2822 INCOME TAX INDIVIDUAL, FARM, and I BUSINESS RETURNS M1LO DOUGLAS 917 17 Street 'A' N. Ph. 326-0330, 328-1705 YOUR BUSINESS ASSOCIATES KNOW THE THREE SISTERS MOTEl IS THE BEST ACCOMODATION IN THE CROWSNESTI DO YOU? jWotcl COLOR TV FREE LOCAL TEL CALLS D.D. PHONES ICE NEWSPAPER FERNIE'S NEWEST RESTAURANT ADJACENT RESERVE FERNIE 423-4438 College to pursue two new programs By RICHARD BURKK Herald Staff Writer The Lethbridge Community College will investigate the fea- sibility of introducing dental assistant and nursing aide courses at the college. The college board Wednes- day decided to ignore corres- pondence from the Alberta Col- leges Commissbn which sug- gested the prospects for estab- lishing the two courses here are not very promising. The leiter, a response by D. E. Berghoter, executive as- sistant for the commission, to inquiries from Dr. C. D. Stew- art concerning new courses, pointed lo the existing courses at NATT and SAIT which are fulfilling provincial needs. Dr. Stewart lold the board al- though a nursing aide course is offered at SAIT, it doesn't ful- fill the needs of Lethbridge. A lot of people who wish to take such a course are in the 40 to 45-year-old age group, Spring pruning BILU GROENEN pholo The city's work crews have begun ihe annual spring process of pruning trees. Dale Gorri'e sels his sights on a branch in a tree in Henderson Park as the afternoon sun seems almost to shine right through him. Provincial court Assault trial April 4 A Lethbridge woman charged ful custody, and has reserved with assaulting a police officer Feb. 19 was remanded in pro- vincial court Wednesday to April 4 for trial. Trudy Kralin, 2228 28th St, S., had pleaded not guilty to the charge. Also charged following the same incident is Mrs. Krahn's husband, Henry Kralin, who will appear in court on the same date. Mr. Kralui, a. Lethbridge bus- inessman, has pleaded not guil- ty to a charge of escaping law- Library sod to turned Sod turning ceremonies marking Ihe start of construc- tion of the new library at the Central School site will he held Monday. On hand for Ihe ceremony at p.m. at the 5th Ave. and Bth St. S. site will be W. S. Russell, chairman of the li- brary board, Deputy Mayor Cam Barnes and other library board members and city hall officials. Construction of the nearly million library at the north end of tho lot is expected to lake about one year. Riley McCormick "Lethbridge's Leading Western Store" CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 328-5644 M Lee Wear end Saddlery in Southern Alberta" We Carry A Complete Selection Of LEE BELL BOTTOM JEANS In A Complete Size Range IEE BOOT CUT JEANS seleclion of Lee Jackets and denims and Cham- J bray ihirtt. plea on charges of assaulting a police officer, and impaired driving. Frank Clark- Merrick, 21, of Lcthb ridge, was remanded without plea to March 20. Merriek was charged Feb. 1 with pointing a shotgun at Sgt. Donald Hunt, and possession of an offensive weapon 'after an incident Jan. 31 during which an armed man held five police- men at bay for about 10 min- utes in Uie city police station. o A IB year old Lethbridge youth was lold by Provincial Judge VI. Hudson Tuesday that he would be given a jail term on seven counts of theft under William Allan Bales was lold that another suspended sen- tence would only encourage him lo flout the law. Bates' record, read in court, indicated that on Nov. 15, 1972, Bf.ies received a two year suspended sentence on a theft charge and a nine month sus- pended sentence for false pre- tences Jan, 31. Three weeks later Bates was charged with stealing from, lockers of his fellow employees at Lethbridge Iron Works, to which he pleaded guilty. flRT STUDIO ON FIP7H flftTlSTfC FIWMIN6 flRT OPEN DAILY SATURDAY 10-5 710-5 5 LETMMIOGE-ALTA' "It aggrieves me that a man of his age has to be dealt with in this manner, but further probations can be Provincial Judge Hudson said. "I he added, "to send him fo an institution, probably Bowlen Correctional Institute." Bates was remanded lo March 2L for sentencing. Mark Steven Hovan, 20, 1222 3rd Ave. A S., charged with possession of marijuana and hashish for the purposes of trafficking, was re m a n d e d Tuesday to June 13 for sen- tencing. Hovan, who was released on his own recognizance, pleaded guilty to the charge. The lengthy remand was made to allow Hovan to con- tinue his classes at the Leth- bridge Community College. Program launched In its new Explorations pro- gram launched in Ottawa this week, the Canada Council will make grants available to inno- vators in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. This program replaces and extends the scope of the Cana- dian Horizons program. Grants will be made for work on Can- ada's historical and cultural heritage as well as projects which explore "new forms of expression, participation, com- munication and diffusion." Through the program the council expects to identify worthwhile areas of activity which do not receive supporl under established council pro- grams. Award winners will be chosen through national compe- titions. Applications for grants may be submitted by Canadian citi- zens, landed immigrants who have resided in Canada for no less than three years, and Ca- nadian organizations. The amount of each granl will depend on the duration and 'cost of the project submit- ted. As the program budget is limited, competition lor grants will be rigorous. First assessment of applies fions in the program will be made by five regional juries sitting in locations to be chosen in the Atlantic provinces, Que- bec, Ontario, the Prairies and British Columbia. Deadlines for applications in 1973 are June 1, September 1 and December 1, Results are announced four months after each deadline. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Cusloni I Installations fh. 328.0372 2716 12 Ave. S. Open Thurs.. F.-i. till 9 p.m. whose families have left home, Dr. Stewart sairl. These people are not likely a puE up roots here and move .0 Calgary (o take the course, said. Don Livingston said the num- rer one criterion for determin- ing the need for a course is public demand and that a sur- vey of public response to the wo proposed programs should x part of the feasibility inves- tigation. To the commission's sugges- tion that Lethbvidge consider new courses which aren't avail- able at Calgary or Edmonton or the other colleges in the provinces, Mr. Livingston said, "What chance have we of get- ting any programs if we wait until Calgary and Edmonton pass them over." On other board business: 33 letters and eight phone cab's have been received con- cerning applications for the po- sition of academic vice-pres- ident, vacated by Werner Schmidt when he became lead- er of the provincial Socreds. The college's contribution to the Hire-A-Student program this year will be increased to from SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Lelh.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Denial Bldg. Phone 327-6565 GARLOCK 510 ENAMEL 249 Stafford Dnvr UTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Phone 327-1571 Prepares, primes, ond pro- tects in one application in less lime, at fewer cost. Available in yellow, white, blue, green, orango, black, red, gray, school bus yellow and erpilSar yellow. Covers approximately 350 sq. ff. per golfon on n on porous surfaces. Garlock 510 Enamel exhibits luperior adhesion to all met- als, fiberglass, n on foamed plastics, sealed wood., and concrete. ot 70 deg. F. now at INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY 803 Ave SE. CAIOARY, AIBER1A 243-5551 LCC tuition schedule set A tuition lee schedule for the 1973-74 fall and spring semes- ters at the Lethbridge Commu- nity College was approved by the board of governors Wed- nesday without increases pro- posed by the colleges commis- sion for three courses. The board also agreed to have LCC president Dr. C. D. Stewart approach the commis- sion with a compromise con- cerning the suggested fee in- crease to split the revenue loss resulting from no hike in fees for the business, liberal education and nursing educa- tion schools with the college. The compromise was recom- mended by board member Don Livingston who said the college could absorb its share of the Hearing set in theft case A preliminary hearing into a charge of theft over against a 29-year-old Calgary, man has been set for April 3. Gordon John Ramchuk plead- ed not guilty to the charge and elected fo be tried by judge alone when he appeared in pro- vincial court Wednesday. It is alleged that Ramchuk stole a sum of money from Thriftway Drags. Ramchuk is out on bail. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CUNIC DENTAL MECHANIC gldj 572 5th St. S. Phone loss from its surplus. The alternatives were cutting back on expenditures, Increas- ing the fees more than tho planned amount or maintaining the same feea schedule but jacking up tuition to a year in 1974-75. The fee schedule per se- mester will be: School of agriculture, 12- week session and for an eight-week semester. Business, liberal education and nursing education, for 16-week courses and for an eight-week session in nurs- ing education. Technical vocational edu- cation, for 16 weeks except for welding which will be for six weeks. Super Special! DECORATED MUGS SET OF 4 Regular 4.75 SUPER SPECIAL SET ONLY fat Limited Quantity! EARIY SHOPPING ADVISED] Call China 327-5767 ,39 DOWNTOWN COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 507 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 Co.'ebrate Your Special Occasions at Ericksen's! and This Friday and Saturday Evening "FRANKLY BROTHERS" 8 fa 12 p.m. Cover Charge Phone 328-7756 for Reservation! H TW OLD YKAomON OP XCTTBW MUM'HltUTf Jen. ;