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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD fridoy, May 8, 1970 STUDENTS CLEAN UP PROJECT Henderson Lake's northeast comer was given a thorough clean-up Thursday by 128 Grade 5 students from Westminster Elementary School. Five teachers and a number of parents assisted with the clean-up, with barrels supplied by the city parks and recreation department. The students supplied their own clean-up equipment and paid their own bus fares to the site. The area chosen was the most-polluted, since prevailing winds blow all of the debris in the lake to the northeastern shoreline, and park garbage collects in the same part of the park. Men Laid Off At Packing Plants Social Welfare Program Popular With Students Social welf arc education, which the Alberta colleges commission does not currently allow the Lethbridgc Commun- ity College to teach, would be a popular immediate addition to the college's curriculum, ac- cording to LCC councelling di- rector Bill Harrison. Mr. Harrison, reporting to the LCC board cl governors Tuesday on his department's activities during the past year, said he or his two co workers has visited most of tha high schools in Lethbridge and dis- trict and guided about 200 in- terested students around the campus. "We noted a general lack of interest among the students we spoke to in taking technical or vocational Mr. Harri- son said. "The reasons are complex, but one of the main ones is an increasing idealism in social activities. "One thing they showed-sub- stantial interest in was a social services program, and they asked us constantly if we would be offering Mr. Harrison said. "With no exaggeration. I think we could have at least ICO students enrolling in social services courses if we were allowed to offer them this fall." Mr. Harrison added that many high school students he spoke to expressed concern over the relative lack of pres- tige college graduation status' would give them compared to a university student's bachelor's degree, even when the values of traininc would be similar. He said his office had helped more than 200 college students to get government financial as- Cleanup Project Having Troubles Canada Packers Ltd. in Leth- bridge has laid off 25 men as Lethbridge's two meat packing plants experience a decline in Students Leave For Ottawa Four southern Alberta Grade 12 students, Kathy Erdman, Lethbridge; Marlecn Cookshaw Lethbridge; Donna Murray, Coaldale; and Linda Allred, Cardston left for Ottawa today on the annual Hgtary sponsored Adventure in Citizenship tour. One girl was picked from each of the Rotary districts, Leth- bridge, East Lethbridge, Coal- dale and Cardston, on the basis of their scholastic abilities. Each of the girls receive a certificate of citizenship from A. J. MacEachen, federal min- ister of manpower and immi- gration, and will he given a tour of the house of cwnmions and the Ottawa area. They will return to Leth- bridge May 16. the Canadian beef market. The other plant is Canadian Dress- ed Meats Ltd. Canada Packers' Plant man- ager Ross Held, said, "It is a problem of supply and demand which we hope will be tempo- rary." He said he thinks there will be no further layoffs. Canadian Dressed Meats Ltd. in Lethbridge is operating at about one-half capacity, said Archie Murphy, plamt manager. "It looks like we will have to lay cff about 15 men next week, said Mr. Murphy, and the situa- tion looks pretty grim at the moment." "Supply and demand has al- ways been a problem in the BUSINESS NOTES Union Milk division of Silver- wood Dairies Ltd., Lethbridge, recently presented 23 of ap- proximately 40 of its truck driv- ers and route salesmen with safety awards for one or more years of driving without an ac- cident. Three of the men, Fres An- derson, Leslie Miklos and Arch- ibald Todd received 12-year safe driving certificates and lapel buttons. Give Mother's Feet The TREATMENT With a pair of Red Carpet Shoes available at Avenue! The Shoe with the Hand Moulded Soles. Us Illustrated 4 01 'air. Only Many, many other styles to choose from in All New Spring Colors and Styles! Shoes expertly fitted by Master Shoe Fitters AVENUE SHOES McFarland Bldg., Lethbridge beef said Mr. Murphy, "because the market fluctuates so much." stores in the city will not be affected by the current packing plant situation, said the manager of one large food store in ths city. Beef prices on the consumer level will not change, he said. Educational Priorities Theme Of May Seminar A two-day seminar to educa- tional priorities for the 70s, jointiy sponsored by the Leth- bridge Chamber of Commerce and the public and separate school boards will be held May 23 and 24 in the Catholic Cen- tral High School. Dr. 0. P. Larson, co-chair- man of the seminar, told cham- ber council the purpose of the session is to explore the exist- ing conditions in society which have educational implications for the future. He said the seminar would attempt to examine ways and means of promoting more ex- tensive community participa- tion in determining educational priorities. Dr. Robert N. Anderson, a professor at the University of Lethbridge, will address the Saturday session. His topic is society's needs and education's response. A panel made up of Dr. S. A. Earl, Dr. W. E. Beckel, Cleo Mowers, Jack Matravers, G. A. Wilson and Kenneth Krogman will react to the talk by Dr. Anderson. The special speaker for the Sunday session is Dr. F. C. Thiemann of the University of Alberta. His topic is community participation to education; ways and means. A panel made up of Keith Robin, Dr. 0. P. Larson, J. I. Boras, Reg Turner, Dr. W. 0. Haule and Mrs. Louis Kramer will discuss the topic followed by open discussion. Lethbridge sanitation and waste department crews are still encountering difficulty in sticking to their spring cleanup schedule. An unusually large amount of rubbish this year has' made the pickup job ir.ore time con- suming than anticipated and crews have fallen about two days behind schedule. A spokesman for the city's engineering department said today he is not particularly concerned about the situation, adding that it indicates a thorough job is being done by city residents. Crews are now working to Zone 2, smith of the CP Rail tracks between 13lh St. and Mayer Magralh Drive, and probably won't be finished in this area until Tuesday. Work will then begin to Zone 3, south of the CP Rail tracks and east of Mayor Magrath Drive. Seminary Students Graduate Graduation exercises for 117 LDS Church seminary students to the Lethbridge and district were held recently. The seminary program is for junior and senior high school students who meet for daily re- ligious study apart from regu- lar school class times. Principal of the Lethbridge Seminary Dale Heyland conduc- ted the ceremonies to which the graduates received certifi- cates and pins for completion of three years of seminary stud- ies. There were also post-grad- uate awards for those complet- Hospital Day May 12 In marking Canada Hospital Day, the Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital will hold open house May 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the hospital in the first dec- ade following its opening in 1931, and who are still as- sociated with the hospital. In- vited to attend are 7 doctors, 4 board members ar.d 4 staff Only 1 Day Left There will be guided tours _______________ through the hospital after I members still active in the hos- which guests will be served pital's program, tea in the lounge. The Lethbridge Municipal All interested people are in- Hospital, this year will honor vited to attend. the volunteer Candy Stripers At St. Michael's General Hcs- and celebrate the Gait School pital an informal breakfast will cf Nursing's 60th anniversary. be held for personnel who were I Six employees who have had 10 years cf service with the hospital will also be honored at a tea to be held on May 12 I from 2 to p.m. at the hcs- pital. They are Joseph Pavan, Mrs. Alice Wakelcn, Mrs. Dora nark, Mrs. Isabel Macintosh, Mrs. Josephine Kurjanczyk to take advantage of our special prices During Cur SOF-WOK CARPETS Division of Falcon Floor Ltd. Calgary's Leading Carpet Contractors 1007 3rd Avenue South, Lefhbridge ing the fourth year i-r pro- gram. A student choir by Arlan Johnson provided special mus- ic for the evening. The gradua- tion ceremonies were preceded by a banquet and followed by a dance. Students were from Clares- holm, Lethbridge, Fort Mac- leod, Picture Butte and Pincher Creek and the Crowsnest Pass. The student council respon- sible for the event included Mark Stubbs, Drew Sommer- feldt, Janay Brandley and Al- ma Oberg, Speakers for the evening to- eluded students, Rod Start, Bob TakasaM, Gayla Woolf; long- time seminary teacher and of- ficer, Gordon Bowden, and Dr. Elmo E. Fletcher, president of the Lethbridge Stake of the LDS Church. The engineering department has asked city residents who have placed burning barrels in tha lane for emptying to put them back, on their own prop- erty as sson as crews have emptied them. Power Out Caused By Pole Burning The western area of southern Alberta around Pincher Creek was without power last night for almost an hour. At about p.m. Thursday Calgary Power Ltd. had a pole burn off just west of Fort Mac- leod. A spokesman-for Calgary Power said this was probably caused by a leaky insulator which caused the wires to touch. Calgary Power also had a pre-arranged shutdown on another line at this time which also contributed to the difficul- ties. The pole burn off also caused frequency bumps in the Leth- bridge area at and p.m. Thursday. sistance, with the average award and the total grants amounting to Only 15 students were turned down, he said. Mr. Harrison said student visits to the LCC counselling offices had dropped off some- what since the offices .were moved into the new administra- tion building, where they are no longer centrally located. However, he said, a major factor in the decreased coun- selling useage was that much of the program assistance is now provided by the director of :he school in which the student Is enrolled. "But if the board wishes counselling to function as well as it has in the past, relocation is a Mr. Harrison said. "It is strongly recom- mended that (lie counselling lervice be relocated in the Kate Andrews Building for the next school year." In other matters, college president Dr. C. D. Stewart sold the board the situation is improving concerning LCC offered apprenticeship pro- grams. He and board chairman Jerome Robbins met Monday to Edmonton with Fred Whip- pie, director of the apprentice- ship board and with colleges commission officials to discuss the LCC programs. The college will send out special questionnaires to south- ern Albertan employers in co- operation with the apprentice- ship board, asking for informa- tion including the number of apprentices they have, the year of apprenticeship of each and what the most desireable time of year would be from their viewpoint for the school portion of the apprenticeship program their employees are n. From this information LCC will formulate programs and program times for' the appren- ticeship training it currently offers likely to last eight months per session, to co-op- eration with apprenticeship employers. The college will also be able to see from the survey what courses could be expanded to include the third and fourth year of apprenticeship train- ing (only the first two are now offered) and what other pro- grams are popular with stu- dents to the southern part of of the province. Sabey Elected Brent Sabey was recently elected president of the Key Club of the Lethbridge Colleg- iate Institute, succeeding Les Omatami. Mr. Omatami is now secre- tary-treasurer of the Western Canadian district, Key Clubs of Canada. The LCI club executive sup- porting Mr. Sabey to his term of office, includes Tom Higa, vice president; Bill Latta, secretary and Rio Stokes, trea- snd Mrs. Dorothy Taylor. IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY FULLY EQUIPPED AND, FURNISHED MODERN PANABODE SUMMER HOME IN WATERTON NATIONAL PARK Beautifully located, long lease, large natural lot. Flagstone patio. Priced for quick sale. No agents. Three (or two plus dining play loft for children and storage 875 square feet. For details phone Lethbridge or 203 Medical Dental Bldg., Lelhbridge THE BIGGEST SAVINGS OF THE YEAR ON SCAMPER RECREATION UNITS AWAIT YOU AT UNITED'S TRAILER CITY DURING OUR RECORD BREAKING SPRING SALE! ACT FASTI TRADE-INS ACCEPTEDI ON-THE-SPOT FINANCING! A SYMBOL OF QUALITY TRAILERS 15 ft. 17 ft., 21 ft., 23 ft. CAMPERS ft. and 11 ft. MOTOR HOMES The All-New 1300 Series We have them all Canada's finest Recreation Vehicles now at lowest pricet everl UNITED MOTORS Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phone 327-2105 ASPHALT PAVING TOLLESTRUP SAND ond GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 1 328-2702 327-3610' LDS OFFICIAL Elder Howard W. Hunter, a mem- ber of Hie Council of 12 Apos- tles of (he LDS Church will preside and speak at Hie con- ference of (lie Lethbridge Stake Saturday and Sunday. He supervises the Church's missions in Australia, New Zealand and tlie South Pacif- ic. A meeting for leaders will lie held Saturday at 7 p.m. in tlit north Lelhuridge LDS chapel. The general session of the conference will be 10 a.m. Sunday in the Leth- bridge Exhibition. Pavilion. Robert Clark To Speak At Opening Education Minister Robert Clark will be featured speaker at the Lethbridge Community College opening ceremonies Oct. 1 this year, for the new LCC administration building, food services area, shop wing and library additions. The additions worth about million including, the million administration build- tog, and except part of the shop wing they are completed and in use. FURRIERS FUR COAT STORAGE TEME THE LETHBRIDGE FURRIERS PHONE 327-2209 PHOTO Newest thing to happen to your color snapshots! OVER WORTH OF WALLET PRINTS EXTRA! Gtt thh, who love to shire 'color prints! Lwvi your next roll or cartridge of exposed Kodacolrr film with us for BONUS PHOTO processing. Gat an extra wallet print with every regular print. Makes sharing easy! (Availabla for iquare-lia Kodaeolor iilm, 126, 4 620.) (ACTUAL SIZE PKINTS JV'l" SQUApL AND 2Vt" SOUAHn MMEMMR.WCHI FOR DUALITY PROCESSING 9V BONUS PHOTO! TERRY BIAND'S PHOTOGRAPHY 710 3rd Avenue S. 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