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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IEIHBRIDGE HERAID Tliutjdny, May t, 1972 College board is plagued by vacant science building llv III >N T L sidcrs also came to light during 'in Ihe Kale Andrews budding llfi-nlci Shift Writer i the meeting. and Ilicre are sonic offices with The l.ethi.Tidge Community Hen Brooks, faculty rcprcsen-! two or three people in them, College running inlo some (alive on the board, said some he said, nrobli'ins in ils efforts lo rent .staff members arc disturbed: Mr. Brooks said be feels the now-vacant hi the sci-, because they feel they could concern stems mainly ii om a "nee building use the space themselves. lack of communication and he line (iitesiion is who should I He said later that there is: suggested Dr. Stewart should be allowed lo kike up occu- some justification for Ihe stuff meet wilu lhc faculty lo discuss pp.iicy o( Ilie available space. contention thai there Tiie college had planned lo crowding in present over- the situation, facilities The science building has been the co icge nati pianncu 10 Liumiuis m allow private induslrv (o locale i which conltl be alleviated by a I empty since (he University of on the camnus Jim Foster. move inlo Ihe science building. Lcthbririgo moved to its own There's no air crjndilioning campus last fall. on minister of advanced educa- tion, lias apparently closed Lhc door on tliis idea A communication from Hie minister was presented In Wednesday night's board of governors mccling stating thai Mr. Faster feels onlv Rovcrn- ment departments should be College may seek centre for education television work A major educational lelevi- permiltert (o occupy the free; sjon production centre appears man, agreed. Jeromc nubbins, board chair- space lo be in Ihe offing for southern There have been indications and Ihe Lclhbridge that a government Community College may press is interested in renting two to nave nle facility located OD floors of the building. The board decided to seel; further clarification of the minister's stand before pro- ceeding any furl her. Several inquiries have been received asking about tbe pos- sibilily of renting space but LCC President Dr. C. D. Stew- art said Ihese would have lo wait until the government out- lines its Mentions more ly. "There is a government de- partment looldng at a couple of floors, so it is hard to look at the smaller requests in light of he said. its campus Ben Brooks, who represents the board on the Southern Al- berta Educational Television Association, said the depart- ment of education has rec- ognized the necessity of such a centre for this region. The proposed centre would produce films and video tapes for use in schools in the south- ern part of the province. I Ua'nk this should be check- ed out he said. In other business, a S100 scholarship has been establish- ed at LCC in memory of Ray- mond Blackburn of Colcville, Bask., a radio arls student who died in his basement suite Jan. 7 of carbon monoxide prison- ing- Its hoped that enough money can IK accumulaled tlu-ougii donations to allow the college j to award tbe scholarship in perpetuity. LCC information officer Gor- iic_ ideally suited for it" said Faculty concern over the de- Werner Schmidt, academic cision lo rent the space to out-1 vice-president. A Air. Brooks said there is no don coHedge said the scholar- indication of when such a cen- j awarded annually tre may be established. (0 the first-year radio arts stu- 'I think the college would be j "who exemplifies three outstanding characteris- tics which Ray had honesty, integrity nnd enterprising abil- ity." The first scholarship of was donated by the student's father. Beg Blackburn, and was presented by him during convocation ceremonies held recenlly. The recipient was Doug Gossen. WHOLE THING IN Stlldents SUMMER FUN WITH NOW THIS IS THE WAY IT IS FELLOWS Feedin' beeves ain'l all gravy, explains Dick Gray, owner of Valley Feeders, as 17 Canadian assistant trade commissioners listen inlenlly. The men, ranging in age from 23 to 32, are on a Canadian familiarization lour prior lo leaving for their trade commission posts in various parts of the world. Wednes- day's day-long event for the group was sponsored by trie Letlibridge Chamber of Commerce in co-operalion with the federal department of industry, trade and commerce. The group loured Valley Feeders, Auto- malic Electric, the cily, and spent two hours at the Park Plaza Major Hotel interviewing representatives of Southern Sires, Vauxhall Foods, Kirchner Machine, Noble Cultivators and Lazy K Products. Of Ihe group, eight were from Quebec, three from Onlnrio, ihree from Saskatchewan and one each from Alberla, Newfoundland and Manitoba. They are being posted to the U.S., UN, Cuba, Indonesia, Australia, Manila, Brazil Belgium, Nigeria, India, Thailand, Switzerland, Yugoslavia, Argenlina, Spain, South Africa. -Phil Faulds Photo Co-ordination plans popular with agribusiness By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Wrilcr Initial footwork on Project 75, the Canada department of agriculture's approach to agri- cultural co-ordination and de- velopment based upon a mar- j ket-oriented food systems con- cept, brought a consensus of enjoy agreement from agribusiness- men m Alberta. The project announced by Federal Agriculture Minister Bud Olson, affect beef, high-energy grains and oilseeds at the outset in Canada's bat- lie to strengthen its agricul- tural economy. The production and market- Not since Ihe invention of the outboard motor fias (here been a Eummerfun happening to equal the Honda mini trail bike craze! year more nnd more people arc taking lo country trails and over the fields wilh those delightfully safa 50 and 70-cc Mini Trail bikes Irom Honda. Every member oi Ihe family will love the those big, fat knobby tires grip surely in almost any terrain, and climb like a mountain goatl A wonderful way to teach a youngster conlrol and coordination and make him a saler driver, too. MiniTrail 250A-: Only weighs 112 pounds, with fold-down riandlebars so you can take it anywhere, in your car or boat. 4-slroke engine like the big bikes, ends smokey molors. CT-70 Trail- Fold-down handlebars for easy portability. Tough, 5-hp engine. Front and rear brakes. Automatic clulch. Groovy! (Also see the C-70 Deluxe, step-lhrough bike, so easy lo handle.) CT-90 7 bhp overhead cam, 4-stroke engine, smooth brakes, rugged go-anywhere suspension with 8-speed transmission. Full lights and safely equipment for cily driving. Scrambler 100 Most versatile Honda of all. A great on-or-off the road machine, weighs under 200 Ibs., yet has plenty of gct-up-and-go. Need a bigger motorcycle? See the and 750. From Mini lo Mighty, Honda has it all! .MINI TRAIL 2-50A IS sing-song A third group of Grade 3 Fleelwood Eawden school stu- dents enjnycd an outdoor bar- beque with their parents and brothers and sisters at the school playground Wednesday night. A sing song followed the buffet meal, with fathers sing- ing low and loud, mothers try- ing lo follow words which were not printed in their books, and between laughler and playing some of their children sang along. A humorous version of On Top of Old Smokey, where a young girl got cheated by the guy she loved because she put her faith in a green willow trce was among some of the j songs. Then a group of students performed Ihe song On Top of Spagelli in front of the group that sat around camp style on benches. suites By RICHARD BURKE Herald Staff Writer The Municipal Planning Commission appears ready to recommend to city council a policy for control of basement suites in (he city. The subject was discussed at length Wednesday by the MFC and the consensus was lo take an approach which v.'ill not fur- ther alienate the homeowners who are operating illegal suites The p r o b I e m Is more poli- MFC chairman Chick Clu-1 It seems likely that one of Chester said the existing suites the recommendations will be lo aren't the real problem, "it's altach a ceitificate of compli- without I ance. attesting lo the slau- pcrmifs dards, lo all basement suites for prospective restore to see. This method would be ad- nlageous lo both renter and interdependent. They are ing of any food commodity in-1 The various commodity sys- cludes many activities; produc-1 terns are, in turn, interrelated ir.g, processing, transportation and storage, wholesaling, re- tailing and consuming. These activities, for any one commodity group, are interre- lated and interdependent and are components of a complsx food commodity system. influenced such as by many factors, weather, monetary policies, tariffs and political pressures, which may be fa- vorable or prejudicial to the ef- fectiveness of a system. This new food systems ap- proach involves a thorough and continuing consultation, analy- sis and co-ordination of all as- pects of agricultural production to follow the food chain from producer to consumer, making sure the most efficient meth- ods are used in all steps Dr. J. E. Andrews, director tion, was an observer at meet- the ones being built without ance. attesting to the slan-1 of Ihe Letlibridge Research sla- proper development being taken out." It is a simple mailer for these people lo legalize their ings in Edmonton and Calgary when representatives from most segments of the food sys- Dr. Andrews said in the ease of high energy leed, officials will be able to make sure of the world and local needs to make sure the total needs of Canada are in line with pro- duction. He said the agricultural Input needs like fertilizer, control of insects, the value of land for agriculture in relation to re- creation and other uses and other variables will be studied before a final decision is made on production. suites, he said. "All they have I and the landlord. If the pros-' [cms chain met wilh govern to do is come into city hall and, peelive tenants arc aware of mcnt officials to discuss the if the requirements are mel, i the significance of a com- implementation of Project 75 get a permit." If Ihe require- pliance certificate, they can d govcmmcm will by not renting, force Lie land- b Through this type of ap- proach, said Dr. Andrews, offi- will attempt to identify world-wide potentials for Can- ada's agricultural production as as lo determine the con- straints holding bock the pro- per development of the system. "It was encouraging to no- i tice that Project 75 comple- ments are not met. lhc will be advised wbal should lie done to raise the slandards. Aid Cllichcslcr said he is ical and philosonhicnl than ad- ministrative, although Ihe ad- j m i n i s t r ation is "frustrated" wlllln? .to lno JudK: without a firm policy. lord to bring his suite up to the standards. The landlord, knowing he will enforcement! men' citizens to come in" on Iheir own. After a certain Drinking in park is expensive Drinking in Gait Gardens become a very expensive pasl- The passing of the zoning by- law in 1B68 made an estimated s u i t e s illegal. The defi- ciencies vary, from inferior health, fire and safety stan- dards to construction without a permit The reasons for the existence of such conditions were consid- ered from the standpoint of bolh the landlord and Ibe ten- ant. Docs the landlord rent part of his bouse to supplement a sub-standard income? Docs tbe rentor live in a sub-standard basement suite because that's all he can afford'.' Alder man Vcra Ferguson suggested if the cily adopts a strict policy to force people out period of time, the cily would have to depend on complainls, either from rcnlors or neigh- bors, to conlrol the suiles. The commission members agreed any basement suiles conraged lo upgrade it. "A lot of people, who are afraid lo conic in, could legalize their Aid. Ferguson said. She stressed, however, that Ihe cilv "can'l go nround cleaning things up lion." lo perfec- continue to feel out the prov- inces and tbe interested indus- tries in Ihe food production dales haven't been announced. Mr. Olson said thai while ag- riculture has in the pasl been responsive lo what consumers want, with a bctler awareness of the market, the industry will be in a belter position both to fulfill its role as the major source of food for Canadians built without a permit or with S p e c i fie recommendations I inferior standards in the future arc expected lo come out of I ancl lo respond more readily lo should lesd lo proseculion. next week's SIPC meeting. export opportunities. menls the views and concepts of Dr. Hugh Horner, Alberta's minister of said Dr. Andrews. "The industrial representa- livcs at the meeting were quite optimislrc that the project would be helpful and everybody seemed to feel that the project was very workable." He stressed that the govern- ment was not trying to set up an administration head lo con- Irol agriculture but to open up Ihe lolal picture for all in- volved lo solve all the problems for the betterment of all. "Agriculture is of concern to all from producer lo con- he laid. Close watch lo he kepi time for anyone who is caught. of Ihesc suiles, "All you arc do- special early morning of magistrate's court j Wednesday, Judge L. W. Ilud- ing is playing inlo the hands of people who are already charging loo-high rent." sun fined eight men SCO each! On the other hand, the pco- gave Ihcm an alternative j pie living in (be of 21 days in jail. In each case lie refused a re- quest of time lo pay. suiles "oflcn don't care" about the deficiencies, Aid. Ferguson said. Ottawa wilt keep a watch on Opportunities projects this year Youth employing local project offi- cers. Gene Himbeault, OFY prai- rie region co-ordinalor, in Lelh- bridge to interview prospective candidates for a Lelhbridge- orea project officer, said they would have complete rcspon- OFY in OUT FRONT AGAIN IN 72.' REE YOUR NEAREST HONDA DEALER DISTRIBUTED BY; CLARKE SIMPKINS HONDA RICHMOND, B.C. LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE SALES SERVICE 1117 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-BB89 Sffl Southern Albflrla'i Largait anrt Most CHARGrJjA MotorcycU Dooler AUCTION BARN PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD FURNISHING SALE Sat., May 6th 1 p.m.. 2508 2nd Ava. N. Ph. 327-1222 lays on n louper-thnn-e.xprctcd for "consultation process." An official that OFY has agreed to cor.lact and dis- cuss successful projeds with provincial officials in Ihe prov- ince they originated from. OFY had also arranged an agreement of sorts with local MPs, he Kddeil. i The aiii'c'emunl with MPs, The Herald has learned, pri- Ihcir area. inarily involves proJLH-l aupli- Kach of Ihe six project olfi. receiving letters of con- jcers in Alherta will be rcspon-I sible for about 30 projects there are an estimated lo 25 j in Ihe Lethbridpc nrca. Last year, project officers were based in Ottawa and only i occasionally visited projects. However, namc.s of success- ful OFY applicants were not released by him. Originally 11 hey wore to be released be- tween April 15 and May 1. No specific explanation for the delay was given although vague attempts were made by Mr. Himbeault and the Calgary OFY office. In Ottnw.i, OFY officials I blamed the announcement dc- M ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS and CUSTOM FRAMING fine quality material at low, low pricei HOUSE OF FINE ART 409-5 Si. Soulh Phone 328-1314 3rd door north oF Greyhound Bus Depot Slore Hours: Mon., Tues., Wed., and Sat. 9 a.m. to p.m. Thurs. and Fri. 9 o.m 9 p.m. 1 PHOTOGRAPHERS PORTRAIT WEDDING COMMERCIAL SAME CONVENIENT LOCATION 710 3rd Ave. S. A. E. CROSS STUDIO 32B-0111 PHONES 328-0222 STEREO ASK US ABOUT OUR CAR STEREO SPECIAL 1706 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE NOW IN PROGRESS MAY 4-5-6 ;