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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta YES! WE DO BOOK CHARTERS Sun Tour> United Ecenalr NtW IOW, IOW RATES for further Information and booking! contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VIUAGE MALI PHONE 321-3201 TheLcthbttdgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, March 31, 1973 PAGES 17 to 32 ADDING MACHINES LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower level 7th Street Shopping Mall lelhbrliige, Alberta Phono (403) 328-7411 Public feeling reflected by downward parole trend The downward trend in the number of paroles granted this year is in direct response to favorable public reaction to parole system, says the execu- tive director of the National Parole Service. During an address to the an- nual meeting of the Lelhbridge John Howard Society Lloyd Pisapio said: "We have had several prob- lems develop in our system and the Parole Board has had. to lighten up. It's a priority re- quirement of the board to pro- tect society, but we must also protect the offender from get- ting in more trouble." He said he's not happy with statistics that show consid- erable numbers of people re- turning to prison after using the services of the parole sys- tem and the John Howard So- ciety. Mr. Pisapio applauded the John Howard Society for the primary role it has played in parole supervision. However, he suggested it might be the right time for the society to switch its role to one of in- forming and educating the public about the parole sys- tem. He said it is important for the system of rehabilitation to have access to more accurate statis- tics. To provide such statistics contact must bo made by an organization within the com- munity. Close contact with ex con- victs ard their families is'need- ed in order to provide informa- tion on why the ex convict adapted to the norm rather than repeated the offense. He suggested the John How- ard Society and tlie National Parole Service begin to ex- plore the idea of research and public education as soon as possible. "Maybe we can budget for it in 1974 or 1975 lie said. "If Hie John Howard Society can't raise the money for such work then Ottawa will help." Robbery hearing ruling reserved Decision on the preliminary hearing of three men charged with the Feb. 5 armed robbery of a Hardieville man was held over until Wednesday. Charles Dennis Avery, 27. of Tahcr, Samuel Wayne Tcague, 22, of Vancouver, and Michael Patrick O'Neil, 21, of Leth- bridge, appeared in court Fri- Food bill dropped in 2 weeks By RICHARD BURKE Herald Staff Writer One of the major functions of supermarket employees is to change prices, or so a recent Herald survey would indicate. Two checks at the same local supermarket, one on March 14 and the other March 28, show- ed price fluctuations either up or down on 20 to 58 items. Eight of those items were specials one week but not the other. The rest of the products varied in price for another rea- son. Taking all items, specially- priced or otherwise, the total bill dropped 51.58 in two weeks. The most noticeable changes were in meats and poultry. Most items checked had Back to school order evaded EDMONTON The provin- cial government has declined to answer directly an appeal from Lethbridge West MLA Dick Gruenwald asking that schools in rural Southern Alberta be op- ened and teachers ordered back to work. Mr. Gruenwald asked in the legislature Friday whether it was true the strike bound schools "are going- to resume- classroom work on Monday whether the strike is settled or not." He said outside the legisla- ture he had no inside informa- tion on what might be happen- ing in Hie strike but merely wanted to know if the govern- ment might impose compulsory arbitration ordering the teach- ers back to work. Labor Minister Bert Hohol said the question was "hypo- thetical." Botti sides are working "stren- uously" to conclude an agree- ment with the help of four members of the government's mediation staff he said. The minister appealed to the more than teachers and trustees "to use every moment to the best possible advantage CUFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB MEOICAl DENTAL BLDG. lower Level PHONE 327-7822 PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6th St. S. and I51-1A Ave.5. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring blocking and leather processing pleat drapery processing o examine the outstanding dif- erences between them and to resolve them as soon as pos- libie." Dr. Hohol also said there could be no provision for cerli- ied leachers not involved in he strike going into the class- rooms and taking over as vol- unteers during the dispute. In addition, the resources of he' government's correspond- ence schools were not available o students whose eachers are on strike. He was willing to travel to to assist in the ne- gotiations. However, he had already been to the strike scene :wice in two weeks in an effort :o help. The government presented a new proposal to the trustees and teachers earlier this week. A conciliation board has rec- ommended contract increases of C.2 per cent in teachers' salaries and Z.7 per cent in teachers' benefits. Trustees ac cepted the recommendation but Ihe teachers rejected it. The teachers asked a 7.5- per cent pay increase and for half their health and hospital insurance costs to be said for by the school district. Parents in the rural areas are making their anger al (lie length of the strike heard. A meeting at Stavely Friday night voted to telegram trustee negotiators in Lethbridge de- manding they give the striking teachers a contract equal to that of Medicine Hat and Leth- bridge. Equal pay for equal work referring to the fact that the striking teachers aro asking for wage parity with Lcthhridge and Medicine Hat been Ihc theme of the leachers hat- tic with trustees since they walked off their jobs March 12. SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS UNED WATER HEATERS S12O INSTAUED Phone 328-2176 changed only one because ot a special. Chicken friers this week were offered for 59 cents a pound, either whole or cut-up. Two weeks ago a whole frier cost 35 cents a pound and a cut-up jird 69 cents a pound. Economy ground beef which cost 79 cents a pound two week: ago has increased to 85 cents but round steak has fallen to a pound from S1.45. Pork liver is up 6 cents a pound flrom 79 cents and beef liver has lisen 16 cents a pound to 35 cents. Pork leg roast dropped 20 cents a pound to anc chuck roast increased to 89 cents a pound from 75 cents, Chuck steak remailned the same, 95 cents a pound. Vegetables were generally higher in price this week. Let luce was cents a pound com. pared rath 33 cents March 14; carrots increased to G5 cent: for three pounds from 53 cents for the same quantity, red po- tatoes, in a 20-pound bag, cost this week compared with 99 cents two weeks ago. Three pounds of Mclntosh apples cost two cents less tni week but seven pounds of ha nanas cost one cent more. A 48-ounce can of tomato juice was three cents cheaper this week. March 14, bread was on spe- cial at five loaves for This week it cost 95 cents for four loaves, about four cents a loaf more. If a family used 20 pounds of flour in the last two weeks and preferred the same bran< it would cost 30 cents more to purchase it this week. A differ ent brand was on special this week for the same price as thi other brand was on special two weeks ago. The same goes for non-foot items frequently bought in a supermarket. Facial tissue were on special March 14 a three boxes for The same )rand this week cost 41 cents a box hut another brand sold at three for There is a simple explanation for prico fluctuations on thosi items not put on special. Th manager of the store said if :he cost to the store changes the cost to the consumer als changes. The changes are not deter mined here, however, but b a merchandise manager i Calgary. "A lot of things have gon down because of the slirmna tion of the 12 per cent s tax" on such items as choco late bars and soda pop, th manager said. Other items will be reduce when the manufacturer offer a reduced case-lot price, h said. WEEKEND SPEC1ALI Family Dinner FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN Chicken Chew Mein Sweet and Sour Spareribs Deep Fried Shrimps, Breaded or Pineapple Chicken Chicken Fried Rica ALL FOR ONLY................ Delivered to Your Piping Hot! 3.95 OPEN WEEKDAYS 7 A.M. TO 2 A.M. SUNDAY 11 A.M. TO 9 P.M. PHONE THE 327-0240 327-2297 LOTUS From CPR Depot Prospective diners ay before Provincial Judge W. Hudson. Crown prosecutor D. V. Har- gan called V3 witnesses to resent evidence against the ccusetl in an attempt to prove- 10 case warranted a trial. The accused were arrested Tuesday Feb. G alter tliree men tole from Lory Edward nedy, 24, at gun point oulh of Lethhridge. Mr. Kennedy, the pros ecu- ions second witness, said he irst met Mr. Teague and Mr. O'Neil at the El Kancho cab- aret in Lethbridge. That evening Mr. Teague md Mr. O'Neil offered to sell klr. Kennedy three pounds of hashish at a price of a jound, he told the court. Mr. Jennedy told them lie would ry and gather the funds and meet with them again, he tesli- ied. James Harold Darkes, a stu- dent at the U of L, testified hat he, Sir. Keunedy, and an unidentified person met at tho arts building at the university. Mr. Kennedy, he said, was given at the meeting for he purchase of drugs. Court was told the three ac- cused men picked Mr. Kennedy up at his living quarters and drove to a Field in the area of [Cenyon Field. The hashish was supposed to be hidden there and the trans- action of money for dope was to take place at that point testimony related. After getting out of the ve- hicle, one of the accused aimed a shotgun at Mr. Kennedy, and he was told to hand over the noney, court was told. Mr. Kennedy testified that he gare them the money, then they drove off and left him. He then hitchhiked back to the city. RCMP Cons table Gary Drake of the Lethbridge de- tachment entered two wea- pons, a Grossman Pellet revol- ver, and a CtL 12-gauge sbot- gum. as court exhibit, These customers may be decked out in their best whites but it's not exactly the pate-de-fois-gras at the Ritz Hilton they have their eyes on. The ever-hungry gulls Fee reduction will cost can be spoiled mast days at the ''dump diner" half a mile north of town. U of L wants to lower fees to senior citizens Arctic talk at LCC Canada's Arctic will be the topic of a public lecliire Wed- nesday at 4 p.m. in the Kale Andrews Building of LeUi- bridge Community College. Calgary wildlife biologist Leo Boukhout, guest speaker, will augment his discussion with an audio-visual presentation film- ed late last year. Mr. Boukhout will also pre- sent a display of aerial photog- raphy from the Earth Re- sources Technology Satellite at 7 p.m. the same day and at a.m. Thursday in the Kate Andrews Building. A change in fee structures for summer courses, at an esti- mated loss of to the University of Lethbridge, has been approved by the U of L board of governors. Beginning this summer, stu- dents taking two or less classes will he charged per course. Those taking three or more classes will pay a Hat fee of In the past, students have paid for each course lakcn between May and September. University president Dr. Bill Beckel said Ihe plan is the only "fair and equitable way wo can serve the summer session even though a sub- stantial loss of revenue is pre- dicted from the move. "The change could mean we will lose as much as in summer session fees, even if we maintain the enrolment we had last year. "If we don't make (he fee change, we may well lose a similar amount of revenue merely through a drop in our ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAl MECHANIC Bldg. 522 ith St. S Phone 328-4095 summer session Dr. Beckel said. He termed the old rate, per course, as exorbitant. It is possible for a student to take as many as sis or more courses during the university's three sur.mier program ses- sions. Summer program students taking three or more courses are regarded as full-time stu- Rotary elects executive Rae Pepper has been elected president ot the Leltibrirtge Ro- tary Club, succeeding John Gogo. Don Higgins is the new vice- president, and Jim Martin con- tinues as secretary. Other di- rectors are Dave Hodge, Hoy Montgomery, Reed Ainscough, Al Wiggins and Al Searle. Thicocs hit 3 finnsi enter through smashed glass A similar method of en- trance was used in three break- ins at Lelhbridge business firms overnight. The glass front door at Oliv- er Irrigation and Farm Mecha- nization Division, al 226 36 St. N., was broken as thieves walked ofl with an estimated from a cash box in the safe. A coin box on Ihc pop cooler was forced open and Ihe office ransacked. A plate glass window at L and W Motors Ltd., 3510 5th Ave, N., and entrance was made through a man sized hole in the glass. A key was taken from an office desk and the pop machine was opened. The front office was ransacked and an estimated lalun. A glass window at Edwards Rod Weeder, 3102 5th Ave. N. was broken and the office ran- sacked. A strong box was forced open but nothing is known to be missing. Ph. 328.0372 2716 12 Ave. S. Open ThuM.. Fri. Mil 9 p.m. E. S. P. FOX Certified Denial Mechanic FOX (loth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Denial Blda. Phone 327-4565 Southern Alberta senior citi- zens, those CO years of age or tider, may soon be able to at- end the University of Leth- bridge at substantially reduced rales. The U of L board of gover- nors has approved a 50 per cent drop in tuition fees for all enior citizens, pending further sanction from Advanced Edu- cation Minister Jim Foster. Lower fees for senior citizens lave been welcomed by U o! L Students' Society Council prcsi dent Ken Bartlelt and by board of governors chairman Dr. N. D. Holmes, who proposed the reduction. "Some older people in the community may feel the uni- versity Is designed only for the young and may resent this. "As people near retirement, they are looking for other in- terests. Attending university- courses may provide a worth- while Dr. Holmes said. Mr. Dartlett said he regards the fee decrease as an appro- riate "social service." He said MOVING? students would not be justified in terming the move a dis- crimination against the young. "I could not support a stu- dent protest against such a re- duction in fees for senior citi- he said. If approved by the depart- ment of advanced education, persons 60 years of age or old- er could attend a full U of L semester for rather than the regular fee. They could also enrol in one course at a cost of in- stead of the normal Spring Cleaning? RENT A CARPET SHAMPOOER For Per only day Whh (Tie purchase of your choice of any size of Shampoo from Or S3 Per day wilhout the Shampoo. Call House wares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR QUALITY AND NO ONE EVER REGRETTED BUYING IT! ana ITD. 1224 3rd AVE. SOUTH (OPPOSITE THE ElKS CLUB) Phone 327-2673 or 327-2565 ;