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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW? One cell to ouru office does H all Transportaifon, For your summer vacol ion. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VIUAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 The lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lcthbridge, Alberta, Saturday, March 25, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 28 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 10! PROFESSIONAL BIDO. 740 4th AVf. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Alk about Phologray The lent that chanyti wl'h the light. Trafficking nets man 21 months Georgo Andrew Kergan, 25: of 706 A 7th Ave, S., was sen- tenced lo 21 months in jail by Lethbridgc District Court after being found guilty of traffick- ing in narcotics. Kergan was arrested and charged in November, 1971, in a joint raid by members of. the Lcthbridge city police and tho RCMP. He had been free on bail until the trial. During a case in January, Kergan testified, under the pro- tection of the Canada Evidence Act, that he had grown and cultivated marijuana in the riverbottom near the police shooting range. Man can't own gun for 3 years Keiulrick Walter Andrew Baytun, 30, of LeEhbridge was given a three-year suspended sentence after, being found guilty in Lethbridge District Court of possession of a wea- pon dangerous to the public. Baytun was arrested and charged Oct. 12, 1971 following a shooting incident in the 1800 block of ]9th St. S. early in the morning of Oct. 8. Court was told at least two stray bullets were fire during the incident. One pierced two back windows of a parked car and the other smashed tiirough the front window of a house and exited through an outside wall. Chief Judge L. S. Turcotte, in setting the suspended sen- tence, said, "This was a very unhappy situation in which per- sons not at all involved suffer- ed property damage. A person very well could have been in- jured or killed." As part of Hie sentence Mr. Baytun was prohibited from owning an offensive weapon during tho three-year period. Jail performance A young group of musicians, Tlie Hyway, entertained in- mates at the Lethbridge Cor- rectional Ins titution for 1 Vz hours earlier this month. Their performancc was thoroughly enjoyed by the inmate popula- tion, recreational therapist D. G. Atwood said. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Scnwortr Bldg. 222 5lh SI. S. Phono 328-4095 ELECTRONIC AIR CLEANERS C and A Sheet Metal 1709 2 Ave. S. Ph. 328-5973 CUTTING TORCH FREES DRIVER-The seriously Injured driver of this twisted car hulk was trapped wilhin the wreckage for nearly an hour before being cut free torches by the Lethbridge fire department, Douglas V. Atkins, 18, of 827 21st St. S., remains fn serious condition In Michael's General Hospital after the car he driving went out of control and collided sideways with a lamp standard Friday night in the 300 block of Mayor Magrath Drive. Police estimate the damage at as the cor was totally demolished. Finlay Photo Stanfield's chances improving The Progressive Conserva- tive sweep in Newfoundland will improve Robert Stanfleld's chance in the next federal elec- tion, but Pierre Trudeau is still favored, even though lie may have to form a minority gov- ernment. This was the general feeling today of officials of the PCs, the Liberals, the New Demo- cratic Party and the Social Creditors in Lethbridge. "I don't thiiik it will have too much effect on the national le- said Svcn Ericksen pres- ident of the local federal Liber- als. "Canada has got a good leadership In the Liberal party and Mr. Trudeau has made Canada a great nation. "I see no connection between the Conservative victory in Newfoundland and the federa But Tory John G ogo dls agreed. "It will have a positive Water users to seek funds Bud Olson, federal minister of agriculture, has been in- vited to attend a public mcct- ng at his convenience spon- sored by the St. Mary River Irrigation District to explain [ovemment participation in ir- rigation capital works recon- struction. Tho motion was passed fol- .owing a heated meeting of (he water users attended by 40 farmers. Earlier this month Jake Thiessen, manager of SMRID, old tlie water users lo "start squawking" about construction unds or they would lose out end up having to pay for the project themselves. Mr. Thiessen said some NEW and USED ORGANS MUSICLAND WE TAKE GRAIN! 0< P3 '3'3 06 JO ass snjDA joj 4 JO.L jng jsa aq oj uiiop jou Op 30VJ13AO3 SHJtNOW nrw IMVSVMVM LETHBRIDGE KAWASAKI Hardieviflo Road, 13th Street North Phone 327-6117 water users at the meeting felt it was time to give up on any government assistance for this area and that the district AOTO school O holds term banquet The Lethbridge Community College school of agriculture held its second annual yearend windup banquet at Sven Erick- sen's Family Restaurant Fri- day. Dr. David Clark, director of the faculty, introduced two former graduates and the five prospective graduates for 1972 Lo Hie 60 students and guests. Tli e students finished their final examinations for tlie year Friday. The early finish was partly becau.se most of the stu- dents have to return to their farming and ranching duties in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The successful graduates will not receive diplomas until tho regular LCC commencement exercises April 29. i ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS I FRAMING i Tina qualify material at Tow, low j HOUSE OF FINE ART 409-5 St. South Phone 328-1314 3rd door north of Greyhound Bus Depot Store Houri: Won., Tues., Wed. and Sat. }9 a.m. lo p.m. Thori and Fri 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. SUN'DAY Sunday was named by tho Anglo-Saxons (o honor the Sun. MOVING? AGENTS KOR ALLIED VAN LINES should rebuild the system on its own. One user mentioned that the present wafer system was 70 years old and in that time very little had been done to modernize or it. "For the past 15 years stud' ies and proposals have been made by various levels of gov- ernment but nothing definite has ever resulted by way o rehabilitation of the distribu tion works for this sale Mr. Thiessen. Some users called for s cliange in the control of water In the past, the irrigation dis- trict has been responsible for operation of the main canals only. After water was turned out of the main canal headgate, il became the responsibility ol the water users. In some cases up to 12 water users received irrigation water through the same headgate. One ratepayer said, "If you are the tail end of a long later- al and someone else decides to himself to your water dur- ing tho irrigation season, you can get quite worked up about it." Another user felt much of the problem was on education and information. Ho stated the av- erage housewife doesn't recog- nize the benefits of irrigation in terms of lower food bills for meat and dairy products. These benefits are not only received by the local people but arc distributed throughout tho province and the rest of the country, he said. Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6922 NOW OPEN Government Lfcensed Technician 1 Repairs to Televisions and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO impact on national he said. "But of course, Ontario is the key, and Quebec. It appears the Conservatives will make some good gains in Ontario. As to Lethbridge, it is a safo Conservative seat." Tom McLeod of the NDP pre- dicted a minority Liberal gov- ernment after the ntxt federal election. "There is little con- nection between Newfoundland politics and national he said. "I think it was a fore- gone conclusion that Frank Moores would win." Dick Gruemvald, Social Cred- it MLA for Lethbridge West, said Newfoundland does not have many seats "but it would be naive to say there won't be some effect." He said the up- comirig federal election will bo a "very close one" but the Lib- erals may fare slightly better. 4< aces in the hole! The friendly Friday night card game at the Henderson Lake Golf, Club established a precedent with a one million to one chance that netted a local businessman some pea- Eut money. Eight players were in- volved in a game of stook, a game in which the player re- ceiving cards totalling 21, or closer to that figure than the dealer, is the winner. Jack Innes was dealt two aces, an almost automatic winning hand. Dealer Frank Walker had one ace on the table and when he turned up the last card for his hand, it was another ace. The cheers for Jack turned to riotous bedlam for Frank and the end result is n sum- mer's yarn-stretching. FIFIST AID Eight members of the Lcth- bridge police force attended and successfully completed a St. John Ambulance Brigade first aid course during 1971. Original purpose lost Universities have ceased to remain universities By RUDY HAUGENEDEK Herald Slaff Writer Universities have ceased to remain universities, charged Dr. Bill Bockel, president of the University of Lethbridge. They have lost tlieir original purpose of existing "for a rela- tively small numljer of spe- cially enthused people of any age or background who seek basic knowledge and (ho com- plete understanding of that knowledge." Since the Second World War there has been "a wave of peop- ple" seeking post secondary ed- ucation, he said, Friday. This resulted in "unprece- dented and rapid, almost un- thinking growth" in univer- sities and the development of new ones. "Innovations In a variety of areas took place, including adaptation to demands for training of a tecOmical and vo- cational he said, and this is when "universities stopped being universities." Far-sighted educators were instrumental in establishing community colleges, Dr. Bock- el said. These offer vocational and technical training including ap- plied arts, "enriched with the liberal arts and and have their place In post-second- ary education. However, as community col- leges grew the universities con- tinued to grow. But universities "were so caught up in the intoxication of rapid growth that they didn't seem to know how to stop, to shrink, to return to being uni- versities." And the governments were partly to blame, he said. Universities were never as- sured by government that "if they stop growing and develop- ing that their bills would be said Dr. Beckel. "When the only obvious way to pay your bills is to grow, no matter where you get the material for growth, then you are under obligation to force growth even if it's education ally unsound." A place for "rigorous intel lectual the univer sity "is not for everyone, bu could be for he sale to about 50 northwest AJnitei States and Western Canadian reading specialists here for a one-day conference. The potential of a university graduate is to create employ- Soutlimiiister choir to sing Messiah The Southminster United Church Senior Choir, augment- ed by members of the First Baptist Church Choir, will pre- sent parts two and three of Handel's Messiah Sunday at p.m. in the Southminsler United Church sanctuary. Organist and conductor is Wll 'red Woolhouse. Taking the solo parts will be Colleen Kaufmann, soprano; Vlary Thomson, contralto; Wal- er Goerzcn, tenor; and Arthur Hunt, bass. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAl BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Jerry's Rug and Upholstery Service OWNER MANAGER JERRY O'BRIEN SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER OFF ON CLEAN'Ne- ANY CARPET O OR UPH015TERY IN YOUR HOME DRY IN ONE HOUR FREE ESTIMATES if ON LOCATION CLEANING if GUARANTEED WORK Phone 328-4103 Day or Night Unbeatabta prices and fineit workmanihtp SERVING Alt OF SOUTHERN AfBERTA ment, make and develop jobs and "not to simply accept allo- cation into performed slots." The university education Is an educational end in itself, he said, adding, "producing the scholar, the academic, the in- tellectual." Of the four universities that exist in the province, including Athabasca University wMch is City hearing set still in tin? planning stages; each "illustrates differerxly what the definition of a univer- sity might and the pufcUfl is confused. This confusion leads to pub- lic suspicion of universities and university education, ho said. The suspicion has resulted in a negative public attitude to- wards universities. Govt. to protect historical sites The public rape of Allwrta's historic sites may become a criminal offense as early as this fall. Bill Yurko, minister of the en v i r o n m e nt, arid Horst Schmid, minister of culture, youth and recreation, have re- quested the Environment Con- servation Autlwrity to conduct public hearing about the pres- ervation of archaeological and historical sites in the province. The hearings are to be held In Lethbridge, May 25, and in Calgary arid Edmonton the fol lowing week. The ministers authorized the hearings to gain recommenda- tions for legislation likely to be introduced this fall. Alberta currently has no spe- cific legislation protecting the sites. Locally, the request for the hearings have been well re- ceived. Frank Smith, manager of the Robbery suspects remanded Derik Neiman, 26, and Wil- liam McMahon, 21, both of Lethbridge were remanded in custody without plea, when they appeared in magistrate's court Friday. Neiman was arrested and charged with robbery with vio- lence March 17 following the seating and robberv of Edward Sherring, 50, of 1029 12th St. S. earlier the same day. McMahon was arrested and charged with the same offense March 19, Both men were remanded In custody without plea March 20. Mr. Sherring remained in Municipal Hospital his morning and was reported m good condition. HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. Travel and Convention Associa- tion of Soutliern Alberta, said the decision was encouraging and important towards the con- tinued development of the tourist industry in this prov- ince. Tourists enjoy visiting sites whore artifacts and informa- tion are available. Because most Alberta his- toric sites are currently situatr ed on private land, many re- maining artifacts are intention- ally and unintentionally des- troyed or removed, he said. Souvenir hunters ara guilty of raiding historic sites of arti- facts and thereby making it difficult for archaeologists to read an accurate picture of the past. Various local sites, such as Writing on Stone Park and the buffalo jump near Fort Maclcod have already been de- secrated. Mr. Smith said "idiots" have scratched their names overtop Indian picto graphs at tha park and there is currently an individual, c o in p 1 e te "with truck, collecting artifacts at jumpsite, to sell. In defence of past govern- ment's, he said, this is a new country and the government had not appreciated the impor- tance (tourist economics) oj historic sites. A3 a result thev had not implimcnted protectiv6 legislation. HOlrTS HAS A COMPLETE STOCK Of GREENHOUSE NEEDS SEEDS SOIL VERMICULITE PEAT MOSS GAL1ODRENCH INSECTICIDES PEAT POTS CLAY POTS FERTILIZER HERBICIDES CaK Gardening 327-5767 Are you planning a ban- quet, wedding receprfon or .social galhering soon? 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