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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIOC-E HISALD Saturday, March 28, 1970 OncPPE List Of Dignitaries Grows James Richardson, federal minister o[ supply and services, has confirmed his appearance us opening speaker at Ihc One Prairie Province Enquiry to be held in Lfthbridgc May 1M3. Mr. liiciiardiO'i will be one of 25 speakers, according lo ihc preliminary program outline, to nddress participant in the fo'.ir-day conference. Otto minister without portfolio wiln special charge of the Canadian wheat board, lias uho indicated he will attend all scssior-s of the enquiry. Air Pislol Incident Ends In Court Passing of sentence was sus pcrded for six monllis by Mag islrate Lioyd Hudson when a Lcthbridge'hiEh sclicol sludcn pleaded guilly in magtsiia'c's court Tuesday lo discharging an air-pistol inside the city lim- its contrary to a city bylaw. The vouih admitted shooting the air-pislo! at pigeons in the Lelhbridge Collegiate Institute area as well as firing two shots a moving vehicle on May- or Magratli Drive. Police had investigated the incident duo to complaints from youths in another automobile who said the youth had taken two slio'.s at their car, hilling it The OiicFPE, sponsored by he University of Lcllibridge and Hie Lethhridge Herald, will examine the feasibility ot poli- ical union by the three Prairie provinces Alberta, Saskat- and Manitoba. Along with Mi-, llicliardson ar.d Mr. Lang, Use federal cabi- net will be represented by Joan Marchar.d. minister of regional economic expansion, who is to be a guest speaker May 12. Agriculture Minister 11. A. (Bud) Olson has ir.dicaled in private conversation that he intends lo attend the enquiry. Other participants confirmed for addresses include Fred Drummio, executive di- rector of the Maritime Union Study; Laurier LnPicrre, form- er broadcaster and member of McUill University's French Canada Studies Programme: Premier Harry Strom; and Dr. Dale Thomson, director of Uie Cen'.re of Canadian Studies al Johns Hopkins University, Mass- achusetts. Late in January, 5.100 rcgis ration froms were sent lo pros wclive participants. So far, 101 iccop'.ancos have been re- icivcd. Tuesday, more rcgistra tion forms are lo be mailed. Still not set is the exact site of the enquiry. It is ur.derstooc f more than 300 persons regis cr, the conference ml' be hek n the Exhibition Pavilion. I 'ewer, Ihe Yatcs Mcmoria Centre will be chosen. Of (he 25 acceptances from in windshield. Magistrate Hudson placed die youth on probation for six months and included an order that the youth not own or pos- sess an air-pistol during that time. He said he had sympathy for people who lake every precau- tion when firing an air-pistol in side the city but it is still illegal to do so. "You can't just go about pop ping olf at everything, with an air-pistol, from a moving he said. INSURANCE LIABILITY f BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABUSHED 1911 lower Flocr 5174lhAve. 5. Phone 327-1541 persons representing post-liigl school institutions, L2 arc from ie west and 13 from the east, ncludmg a representative ol he Association ol Universities ml Colleges of Canada in Ot- awa. The largest number of ac- eplances from the east, three ach. have come fn m Ihe uni- ersities of Guelph and Trent n Ontario. Acceptances have also been eccived by representatives ot wlilical parties, a number of ndustrics, school orgaiiza- lons, and federal government branches, agricut- ural and farmers' unions and abor organizations. Also 900 letters were sent out ast week to the press. Prior lo he special mailing, 20 accep- ances had been received from ncmbcrs of tlie mass media. Tliese include Hugh Bucha- nan, son of the Herald's former mblishcr-edilor. Senator W. A. Buchanan, and currently edi- torial-page editor Jor the Ham- ilton Spectator. Also expected to cover the enquiry is Anthony Weslall of 'he Toronto Star and the par- liamentary press gallery, who a correspondent for the Herald's editorial page. Acceptances have been re- ceived from representatives of the Toronto Telegram, La Pressc in Montreal, the three Edmonton and Calgary daily papers, Ottaiva Citizen, Saska- toon Star-Phoenix and others. The CBC is expected lo give full television coverage. The CTV national network will be represented by CFfiN, Edmon- ton. School District Adjusts To Budget Collegiate Rodeo Set For April 3-4 April 3 and 4 will be Western Days at toe University of Lcth- bridge-bethbridge Community College ompus, highlighted by dress and events, in- cluding an all-Alberla Lntercol- bgiale roleo. April 3 will be a special ac- tivities day starting wilh a pan- cake breakfast served chuck- wagon slyle, western dress, western slcils, dancing girls and a saloon that serves real beer, under permit from (he Alberta Liquor Control Board and Ihe city police. The rodeo, firsl intercol- legiate meet ever held in Al- berla, will start at 1 p.m. April in the Exhibition Pavilion. More than 200 participants colleges and universities throughout Aliierla are ex- pected, competing in 10 events. All parls of the celebrations, particularly tr.e rodeo, are open to the public. of L Professor Publishes Book On Parasitic Plants Fifteen years o{ research have resulted in publication cf a book tilled The Biology ol Parasitic Flowering Plants, by D. Job Kuiji, chairman of Ihc University oi Lelhbridge de- partment of biological sciences. The 246-page book contains several hundred illustrations, and is Ihe only existing Icxt carrying such diverse informa- tion about parasitism in flower- ing plants, ranging from tropi Seals Fund Has One of Ihe adjustments made by the Lethbridge public school district to conform lo Ihe de- partment of education's firm restriction on budget increases has been lo increase slightly the tcacher-to-s'.udenf ratio. Dr. 0. P. Larson, public schools superintendent, trustees Tuesday that only sb'ghl modifications had been made, but they allowed the em- ployment of a few new teach- ers. He gave the board compara- tive figures for 1969 and 1070, as follow. Enrolment for 1M-70 school year: for 1970-1971, esti- mated, r CLIP THIS AD--WORTH 15% OFF ON ANY TAKE-OUT ORDER OVER CHINESE O8 WESTERN CUISINE FREE DELIVERY IN CITY NEW WORLD RESTAURANT DOWNTOWN ON 5lh STREET TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wiie'y Ihe monu- ment lo honor your loved ones. We be pfeosed to assist you. IETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS "We Hove Been Satisfying CulfomCM For Over 60 Yeou" 335 8th Si. S., Ic-lnbridge 327-3920 Tola! staff for (he same cars: Ji2 and 350, a decrease if two people. Hesulling student-lo-staff ra- in lor 1569-70 is 21.2; for 1970- :1, it will be 21.1. Dr. Larson said teachers ar- gue thai these figures are inac- curate IwcauH! they include ion-teaching personnel includ- ing principals. A breakdown of Leachers only, stows that Ihe system has a total of 314 Leachers for 1969- 1970, giving a studcnt-Lo-leaclh cr ratio of 23.9. Next year there mil be 309 teachers, increasing the ratio lo 21.2 students per teacher on (he average. The lesser number ot actual leachers is due to a correspond- ing increase in special staff, with teaching certificates- These include new assistant su- perintendents (under the dis- trict's reorganization Ihey will be called two new principals or vice-princi- pals; two new librarians; r.nd one new department head. Administrative personnel for 1370-71 will include one super- tendent, four co-ordinalors; sis special services supervisors; 17.5 principals and vice-princi- pals (some work at Ihc posi- tion only part time, teaching Ihe rest ol Ihc 9.H coun- sellors; 14 librarians; and 3.4 department heads. Dr. Larson said Lhese figures arc "right on the nose" accord- ing to the figures the depart- ment ot education say are the most effeclive. AN EASTER BUNNY7 REALLY? Yes and according to Ihe CPR men and olhers who have seen this old fellow along 1he tracks, he's been around for quile a few His coat is in keeping willi the March wealher ihis bit brown for the Chinooks and a bil while for Ihe spals of snow. The taster bunny idea is believed to be a carry- over from Ihe old Egyplian-hare legend. The hare was Ihe symbol of fertility and was said lo lay eggs in Ihe spring of Ihe year for those would prepare a nest for him. The above photo was not laken wilh a Ielescop3 lens. Kerber Pholo To dale, Easter seal returns in Lelhbridge are down alxm1 50 per cent according to Green Acres Kiw'an's rfficiak. A tola! of has re ccivcd against an objeclive o However, (hero are still Iwo weeks remaining in Ihe Irive Householders have been to place their donation in the Easier seal envelope mailed lo (heir home. The velope is self addressed and stamped. Funds received from the Eas ler seal campaign ave uset in the rehabilitation of cripplei children and adults. al to temperalc forir.s found ucughout Die world. "Tire botanical writings on his subject have been drawn ogclhor lo develop a unified indentation of the parasitic lode of life as it has evolved n various flowering )r. Kuijt said. Included is information on listorical, medicinal nrd foli- eristic cspccls cf parasilo'.ogy, vhich refers lo plants which ivc on or ui'dcr ecological pro- ccticn of olhcr larger plants. Kuijt lias noiv under- cken an cxlensive projeel iii- vok'ing calaloguing th-2 several mndrcd varieties of flowering jlonts and ferns in Waltrton Ur.kcs Nalicnal Park, which he ixpccLs to lake another six years. New Officers Mess Group Elects Slate At First Meet Poultry Council Meets April 2 The Southern Alberta Poul- try Council will meet in Leth- bridge April 2 at p.m. in the El Rsnclio Motor Hotel. C. S. Clark, poultry specialist with (he department of agricul- lurc will speak al the meeting, on The Way I See Our Poul- try Business, and Goose Pro- duction In 1970. Major A. Dick Cook was eleet- sccrelarv is Lic-ut. V. LuLncss ed president of tie new and treasurer is Lieut. Roy bridge Garrison Officers MessiPctlit. Association F.I the formation j The association set up the fol- i lowing Iwo special committees, Lt.-Col. (ha niejnbership of esclt lo be meeting Thursday. Other officers arc: R. W. Ainsco'jgh, vice-president; Capt. Murray Brown, secretary: and Major R. M. Glover, treas- urer. The association, an outgrowth of the recent cutback in streng- th 0' the JBlh Field ArliHery I man Hehiitz. Regiment (M) of Lethbridge, two senior retir- will operate tte composite mess cd officers Brig. Gen. J. S. enlarged at a later date: Mcmbeiship: Sqdn. Ldr. A. J. BalfO'jr, Capt. George Marshall and Capt. It. F. Mcredilh. Social: Capl. T. J. O'Grady, Lieut. Roy Ellis and Capl. Kor- in Kcnyon Field armory, in con- junction with the officers of the 20th Independent Battery. No change is expected in the format of mess operations. Reg- ular regimental and social fun- ctions will continue and all form- cr and present officers of Ihc three armed sen-ices are elig-: iblc for membership. President of unit mess com- mittee is Capt. M. McGregor, Stewart and Brig. W. E. Huck- yale were named honorary pres- idents of the association. HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phone 33B-I77S YOUR COMPLETE MAJOR COOK POW-WOW MONDAY The Peigan Indian Band council is holding a special In- dian pow wow dance Monday in the Brocket Community Hall. The Easter Monday festivities slart al 7 p.m., with dances by bolh old and young. Dine With Us! EASTER SUNDAY expccling you and your family for dinncrl Come, mske Easter o happy occasion. Fine food, modest prices Reserve nowl SPECIAL EASTER MENU (FAMILY RATES) Bike Thief On Probation Two Years Pawing of sentence was sus- pended for two years wlwn a 17-year-old Coaldalc youth' ap- peared in magisLralc's court Thursday for sentencing on a charge of break ar.d cnlcr. Tho youth had pleaded guilty, in Ihc con-.pany of olhcr youths, o breaking into Yamaha Cycle Sales ar.d Service Ltd. at 21st St. and 2nd Ave. S. and steal- ing a motorcycle, helmets and cash. He had been remanded for n pre-srntcncc report which re- vealed lhat he of good character and had no previous record. Magistrate Lloyd Hudson said it was beyond him anyone v.fio had been tiving such a gocd life would slcal he did not r.ecd just be- cause his companions were committing the olfcnco. The youth was placed on pro- bation for Iwo WET BASEMENTS? DO-IT-YOURSELF KIT A complete kit wilh instructions. No Digging No Men No Labor -25J-B422- WRITE 4015 CHARltSWOOD DR. N.W., CALGARY Developed by TRANSEAL CHEMICAL RESEARCH DIV. DEAIER INQUIRIES INVITED FINISH HIGH SCHOOL AT HOME IN SPARE TIME IF you ore 17 or over and have dropped oul of school, writs (or FREE IESSONS and FREE baoklel lellj howl THE FASTEST AND MOST CONVENIENT WAY TO GET A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA. Prepare la write Dcpl. oF Educalion or Collcga Enlrance Examinations. For book "How lo Finish High School al Home" NAME ADDRESS NATIONAL COLLEGE 6lh Ave. S.E., CALGARY PHONE J62-4847 A CANADIAN SCHOOL WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitalioni Announcements (24 Hour Service II Necesiary) Bride loaVi Napkins Mcmhei Thank You We provide Ccmpljmenloiy Personalized Head1 Table Place Cards wilh each FREE CUSTOMER PARKINS NOTICE ALL LAW OFFICES IN THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE WILL BE CLOSED EASTER MONDAY, MARCH 30th, 1970 Lethbridge Bar Association IN BUSINESS" ELECTRICAL Contracting and Maintenance R. J. (Bob) Atwoocf 1903 6th Ave. S. Phono 327-2954 LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE Moving PACKING STORAGE CALL 327-2097 DAYS 327-3473 NIGHTS McLean Transfer Lid. 6lh ST. S. LE1HBRIDGE MODERN FURNITURE STORAGE WAREHOUSE Agenlf tot North American Van Llnei "FOR A BEIIER MOVE All WAYS" -From the Fashion Centres of the World! FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE Specializing in Ihe fitting of Eye Doctor's prescriptions Prescription SunglnstJ Children's fttmtt Repairs Reasonable prices OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. SI S IffHBRlOGE- ;