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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta EASTEH IN LAS VEGAS Depart Calgary April 19 Return April 24 RETURN AIRFARE, ACCOMODATIONS (Union Plaza) Transfers, Tips and Gratuities Many Priced at only return Per person based an double occup. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 The Lethbndge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, March 28, 1973 IMAGES 17 to 32 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Cower Level 71 h Street Shopping Mall Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 CURRENT STORE HOURS: to Mon., Wed. and Frl. Thurs. to Closed Saturdays Public school budget reaches .4 million A budget increase of 8.8 per cent for a total of -more than 57.4 million, was approved Tuesday by Lethbridge public school trustees. Dr. 0. P. Lar- son said cutbacks of permanent staff and non-personnel items were needed to balance the 1973 budget. Dr. Larson said the main source of revenue will come from a 7.5 per cent increase in government (unds. He cau- tioned trustees that further, cut- backs may be required next year: "If the government continues to impose restrictions upon the availability of funds, and if pro- visions of the collective agree- ments continue lo provide sal- ary payments which exceed revenue increases authorized by the government, the district will have to effect further cut- Dr. Larson said. He said 76 per cent of this year's budget million) will be spent or. salaries and wages alone. Debt cosls amount to 10 per cc.it of the budget In other business Tuesday, trustees: Approved the resignation of school services director Dr. Bob Gall. Dr. Gal] has accept- ed an appointment to the Uni- versity of Lethbridge effective July 1. Named Lloyd Flaig prin- cipal of Fleehvood B a w d e n School to succeed retiring prin- cipal Joe Lakie. Mr. Flaig, em- ployed by the public board since 1955, is currently assis- tant principal at Fieetwood- Bcwden. Authorized attendance by trustee Carl Johnson at a re- gional administration confer- ence at Banff April 29 to May 1. Separate schools increase surplus The Lethbridge S e p a rate School Division recorded a bud- getary surplus of more than in 1W2, although the ac- cumulated surplus rose by only ratepayers were told at Tuesday's annual meeting. The board had based its 1972 budget on a projected enrol- ment of students, but when provincial government grants were determined, actual enrolment was The board had projected a deficit of more than thou- Just Arrived! Top Selection of TROPICAL PLANTS Ideal for TERRARIUM MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Phone 327-1515 sand, hut because of the added revenue over the budget from the provincial grants, an actual surplus of was recorded. Teaching salaries accounted for million or 63 per cent of the total expenditures, while administration expenses cost the board about Provincial government grants brought the district million in revenue. Neil Hollander, secretary- freasurer of the board, told the meeting that the accumulated surplus now stands at The largest capital expendi- ture made by the school dis- trict in 1972 was for additions and renovations to St. Mary's School, while about was spent on renova- tions to Catholic Central St. Joseph's. A slide presentation showing the development of facilities for the separate school system was also shown to the ratepay- ers. CUFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LABj MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installnllons Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Avc. S. Open Thgn., Fri. till 9 p.m. Look at these BARGAINS! 12-HOUR SALE-THURS. ONLY 9 A.M. TO 9 P.M. SHOP EARLY FOR BEST SELECTION 75 PAIR IW1S WHITE AND CREAM COLOR JEANS 2.49 1.95 4.95 Perma press. Sizes 28, 29, 30 ond 31. Flares and bull bolloms. Reg. 11.95 and 12.95. For only 25 PAIR LEVIS STRIPED CASUALS Flares. 29 io 31 wcist. Reg. 11.95. For only 120 PAIRS LEVIS CORD FLARES 16, 17, 28 and 79. Regular 12.95. For only 10 PAIR Sizes 28, 30, 32, 33. Reg. 19.95. Now LEVIS COSSAK PANTS BOYS' BlUE JEANS lee and GWG regulars. Siiei 16 lo only. Reg, 7.95, For ooly.................... 2.49 3.95 I WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRACE 308 5th STREET S. PHONE 328-4726 Encyclopedia from Andy I Twelve-yeor-old Susan Vaczy, 1910 12th Ave. N. has won ti JO-volume set of Merit Encyclopedia for ti question she asked Feb. 1 in The Herald's Ask Andy feature Susan is in Grade 7 at Wilson Jr. High Schorl. The Herald is only one of many newspapers in North America which publishes Ask Andy. Susan's winning question was "what sort of bird is a Andy answered that a moo bird became extinct several centuries aao It was about the size of a turkey and had a bulky body, long neck and small head One species of moa grew as high as 10 feet and weighed 500 pounds, Susan was told At packing plants Meat inspection expanded Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON The provin- cial government is expanding meat inspection of slaughter and packing plants, Agriculture Minister Hugh Horner told the legislature Tuesday. The provincial government es- tablished regulations Jan. 1 to inspect meat before and after slaughter. Previously the federal govern- ment played the major role with responsibility for inspecting the major packing plants. The province enacted new E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (leth.) DENTAL LAB ITD. 304 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 regulations to expand the over- Jb yuiun all inspection of meat for health the field, reasons. Leighton Euckwell (SC-Mac leod) asked if the government Dr. Horner said yes that lay President of the Alberta School inspectors were being trained Trustecs' Association, said it at the present lime. there should be a time limit lo strikftR in Man remanded on bail A 26 year old Leftbridge man pleaded not guilty Tues- day lo a charge of truck theft, and was remanded to May 2 on cash bail when a trial dale will be set. It is alleged that Gerard Alrye LeBlanc stole a truck be- longing lo Elizabeth Irene Le- Blanc on March 18. in there, Baby! If you can wait unfit Mon- day, you'll get a Sewing Machine for only 169.98 Simpsons-Sears Home Furnishings Festiva! putting more Inspectors in Outside the house, Mr. Buck- well said a problem exists in small meat processing centres like Fort Macleod that do nol have the volume to justify full- time meat inspectors. Local veterinarians arc often is unlikely. used to inspect meat houses, well. 'Fair, reasonable' Teachers, trustees get secret proposal A secret government propos- al, termed "fair and reason- able to both sides" by Labor Minister Bert Hohol, has been prepared [or striking teachers and embattled trustees Ot South- em Alberta. The rural teachers' strike en- ters its 17tK day today as schools in 18 country districts remain closed to students. Although Dr. Hohol told the legislature his new proposal will presented to trus- :ees and teachers today, the minister said he sees no end in iight to the current dispute. Dr. Hohol did not release de- tails of his "memorandum of developed in con- sultation with the Industrial Relations Board. This month's strike, which began March 12 and has seen aargaining sessions collapse twice since that Ome, has sparked charges of trustee poli- ticking from Alberta Teachers' Association president Murray Jampolsky. Dr. Jampolsky said the pro- vincial government is not fully aware of developments on the strike front, despite personal efforts by Dr. Hohol to reach settlement. "I'm not too sure the govern- ment, in total, is informed. My hope is that they will become informed through Dr. Hohol. "The motivation of trustees seems to be to embavrass the (Loughoed) government and lo destroy the Alberta Teachers Association. "The political alignments in Southern Alberta are highly Dr. Jampolsky told a Lethbridge news confer- ence Tuesday. Alberta Conservatives failed in the Iffll provincial election to win any seats south of Cal gary. Southern Alberta, and the 18 strike bound school dis tricts, are represented in the Legislature by Social Credi members. IE a rural Socred lobby is be- ing considered against the Con- servative administration, such action is not expected soon. Several Socred MLAs told The Herald's Legislature Bu reau their caucus has not yet forrriulated a party stand on the strike. MLA Dick Gruenwald Lethbridge West) predicted Tuesday the government wil order an end to the strike if it is not settled next week. Mr. Gruenwald, a former president of the Alberta Schoo strikes in essential services. He asked if the government of Dr. Hohol said such a move Former premier Harry 1-uiuiei uieiruur Jl a r r V but are too busy to spend the Strom (SC CYpress) asked if necessary time, said Mr. Buck- teachers in othe? parts of the province have settled for less SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE _ 1920 2nd AVE S THURSDAY, MARCH 29th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH Good R.C.A. 23" TV; Dining table and 6 chairs; I older buffets; Small Crosley fridge; Servel propane Gcod K.C.A. 12" portable TV; Wall oven; Small old -lesV irfxxl shallow well pressure pump and tank; Bathtub Electric guitar; Good selection of bicycles; Silver-tone 19" TV; Gas power mowers; Child's swing set; Chesterfields Good complete basin; Small wheel barrow; LOVELY OLD ROUND OAK DINING TABLE NICE 33" BRASS BED 12 wood boat; Sinks; Good wringer washers; 8-track tape deck and speakers; Good Singer Treadle sewine machine; Exercise lounge; Play pen; Pellet gun; IroninS board; Chrome chairs; Air compressor; Gas and elccfri? ranges; Smglo and double, beds; Bassinette; Portable electric sewing machine; 2 guitars; W drill and press- Hugs, nnyil; 8 mm. projector; Pictures; Lamps; Power saw; Electric appliances; Wood chairs; Occasional chairs- I ipe vise; Urge bus heater; Sabre saw; Floor polishers. .Many More llcms Too Numi-rons To mention. FLEETWOOD 25" COIOR TV CAMPER (Doghouse) FOR V4 TON FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. UTHSRIDGE AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN lie. 45t than what teachers in the strike area have been offered. Dr. Hohol told the Legi- slature Tuesday such a ques- tion is too complicated to an- swer with a simple yes or no. Education M i n i s t er Lou Hyndman, replying to a ques- tion from. Ray Speaker Little said students who have missed school because of the strike are in no danger of losing credits. At Calgary, the manager of a private tutoring service soys he has received numerous re- quests for "interim teaching" from rural Southern Alberta parents. Walter Bartcl, manager of Tele Education, said his firm could tutor rural students "as soon as we receive same Indi- dication from the proper au- thorities that our service U needed and welcome." Mr. Bartel said his company employs university professors and retired teachers who, he says, are fully qualified to pro- vide academic training to ju- nior and senior high school students. Two meetings have been scheduled today by concerned parents in strike afflicted com- munities. One meeting was to be held at 3 p.m. in Cardston. The other has been set for eight o'clock tonight at Taber. First land-use hearings June 11 Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON Land-use hearings for the eastern slope oi the Rocky Mountains in Al- berta will be conducted June 11 at Coleman and June 13 and 14 at Lethbridge, Environment Minister Bill Yurko announced in the legislature Tuesday. The hearings are to provide information for long range planning for recreation and other uses in the Rocky Moun- tain foothills. lands and forests Minister Allan Warrack told the legisla- ture earlier this week that studies being done by Ms de- partment in conjunction with the federal government are available to groups or individ- uals preparing briefs for the eastern slope hearings. Hearings will be conducted by the provincial Environment Conservation Authority. They will be organized ac- cording to the five river basins draining the eastern Rockies. Mr. Yurko said the Oldman Rivei- basin hearings will be first followed by: Bow River basin hearings -June 22 and 23 at Canntore and Juns 18 lo 20 in Calgary North Saskatchewan bas- in hearings June 26 at Rocky Mountain House and June 28 and 29 and Red Deer, Athabasca River basin hearings July 3 at Hioton and July 5 to 7 at Edmonton, And, Smoky River basin hearings July m at Granda Cache and July 12 and 13 at Grande Prairie. Safc-dr award to city The city of Lethbridge was awarded a plaque today for a fatality free safe driving week last December. Paul Lawrence, of the Al- berta Safety Council, present- ed the plaque to Deputy Mayor Cam Barnes at city hall. The plaque is awarded to cities over population that went through Safe Driving Week the first week of Decem- ber, 1972, without a traffic fatality. ART DIETRICH DENTURE ClINIC DfNI-Al MECHANIC .Sdiwortt Bldg JJ2 Sih St. S. Phone 329-4095 Just Arrived! NEW HOKY CARPET SWEEPERS T Five excellent fealurei. Comer brushes al all four ends clean hard-to-reach cor- ners and baseboard joint! nkely. Rubber rollers ore wade as soft as 1he sole of a foot and neither slip on or damage carpels. The tortoise- shaped body jj mechanically strong, lighl and rigid. The rugged dust box is conslructed so triot absorbed dust enters Tn one direction and cannot escape in reverse. Tv.-in inside combs clean Ihe roto brush during forward and backward molion. 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