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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW. If il Is not convenient to see us during the day We are open Thursday and Friday evenings until 9 p.m. to as- sist you with your travel requirements. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 358-3201 The Lcthbndge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, May 3, 1972 PAGES 11 TO 20 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Summer is coming. Bo ready with a pair of Prescription Sunglasses. Playgoers' Shakespeare Thursday The Lethbridge Playgoers will offer the first local pro- duction of a Shakespearian play Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Yates Memorial Centre. The play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, will be per- formed in modern dress on an abstract turntable set designed by Cathy Evins. "Director Dick Mells said the cast was attempting to show the timelessness of Shake- speare, and in doing so had made cuts in the longer speeches and brought action into focus more than was us- ually done. Mr. Mells said that Play- goers had always chosen large- cast plays to increase par- ticipation, and that A Mid- summer Night's Dream also succeeded in involving young, talented people with more ex- perienced performers in the production of a play. The matinee performances For Mother's Day! NEW! ENGIERT Wednesday and Thursday for high school students have been sold out. Students from Lund- breck, Taber, Stirling, Grassy Lake, Picture Butte, Pincher Creek and Coaldale as well as the city high schools will at- tend. The Shakespeare production is the beginning of activities celebrating the Playgoers' Golden Jubilee next year. Juvenile leads in the produc- tion are Faith Harms, Linda Johnson, Kirk Jensen and Doug Smith. Some of the more w e 1 participants are Ed Bayly, Willie Mathis, Lois Dongworth, Bill Matheson, Winstan Jones, Jack Warbur- ton and Frank Feathcrstone. Music and choreography mil be done by Muriel Jolliffe. Cos- tume mistress is EUyn Mells and makeup will be done by Muriel Matheson. Tickets for the evening per- formances are available at Lei- ster's Music Ltd. OFY situation still confused VIOLETS Longer lasting blooms MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Marquis Hotel Bldg. By RUDY HAUGENEDER Herald Staff Writer This year's Opportunities for Youth program "is a mess" says Deane Gundlock, Conser- vative MP for Lethbridge. He said in a Herald inter- view this morning, "As far as I know, Lethbridge got 18 OFY grants tentatively. "I've had to look at a choice of 18 for review, and am cur- rently torn between six pro- jects. And then there's no real assurance that the 18 tentative projects will be funded." Mr. Gundlock indicated that Federal Finance Minister John Turner's budget announcement today may have considerable impact on the number of pro- jects announced later. Earlier, OFY officials in Cal- gary said between 20 and 25 projects worth about had been approved for the Lethbridge area. "I don't know who dreamed up this year's method of hand- ling OFY projects and I don't like the way its being handled this Mr. Gundlock said. "Frankly, last year's system was better. The OFY people shouldn't "beat around the bush, because its hard on student applicants. "They've been kept waiting, waiting and left up in the air." However, he held out hope that Mr. Turner's "sunshine budget" will provide more money for projects such as the OFY. The Medicine Hat News re- ported that Agriculture Minis- ter Bud Olson had announced the OFY grants in his riding. The news report gave full de- tails including names and cash amounts. Mr. Olson's office this morn- ing said the release was an embarrassment to the agricul- ture minister because he was to AIR CONDITIONING Alcon Refrigeration Ltd. For the best buy in Air Conditioning Phone 327-5816 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5lh SI. S. Phono 328-4095 A TRIBUTE TO MOM CAPSULES of WISDOM by ROD DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN GEORGE RODNEY Hair) Medical Blrlg. 401 5lh St. S. 601 6th Avc. S. Frco Delivery Call 328-6133 Call 327-3364 release the information before the media obtained it. The newspaper allegedly gol the b'st containing successful grant before Otta- wa, according to Mr. Olson's secretary. For more than two weeks The Herald has been promised by OFY officials in Ottawa Calgary and Edmonton, thai the Lethbridge area OFY list would be released "momentar and often dates and times were set. But to date no release has been made. Last week Gerard Pelletier secretary of state and minister in charge of OFY promised to talk about OFY with the Herald. However, this morning Mr. j Pelletier's Ottawa secretary said the minister was attending an all-day meeting and was not to be disturbed. Restaurants not cause of food poison Most food poisoning case occur at organizations not sub ject to licensing and not in spected by health authorities Alberta Restaurant Association Zone 3 president Peter Hal' said today. He was commenting on Th Herald's coverage last week cud of the association's annua meeting and a speech made b city health inspector I. H. Pof ter. Mr. Hale pointed out the provincial board of health reg ulations regarding restaurants have been brought about "pri- marily at tne request of and with the help of the Canadian Restaurant Association." "In fact, the Preliminary Sanitation Code for Canada's food service industry has been written entirely by a commit- tee of the CRA, which is re- questing that these regulations apply across he said. Most of the food poisoning cases were not catered by res- taurants, he said, because res- taurant food is subject to rigid health inspection. Busy agenda By niCIIARD BURKE Herald Staff Writer City council may need a irisrn to deal with tonight's agenda. The spectrum ranges rom a proposed study of local New arena on agenda The results of the arena fea- sibility study are in and will be eft for council's perusal to- night. The study has been three lonths in the making, with the consultants, Phillips, Barratt, ffilier, Jones and Partners of Vancouver compiling the facts 'rom numerous briefs submit- ed by local groups and indiv- duals. The consultants first met with the council Arena Devel- opment Committee, at noon to- day. It is expected the commit- ,ee will come out of the neeting with some recommen- dations for council to consider along with the results of the airport facilities to a completed A survey conducted by the study on a majnr arena and board shows 116 people in the from youth hostels to accom-; fixed inccme pension category modations for senior citizens, j who arc looking for low renjal A representative from Phil- lips, Barratt, Hillier, Jones and accommodation. On the other end of the aga Partners will present the fin- scale is the travelling youths. ished feasibility study on a new They arc the subject of a letter arena when council convenes at j from the Penticton city clerk 7 p.m. asking council to consider peti- Shortly thereafter, a rcpre- tioning the federal government sentative from La Bordc, Simat to discourage youths under the ,td. of Calgary will outline the j age of 1C from travelling approach that firm takes in throughout the country during analysing existing facilities and the summer. itudy. Some of the questions the consultants have dealt with concern the size, location and cost of a multi-purpose arena. Three suggested locations for an arena with a seating capac- ity for at least people are the Exhibition Grounds, the Lethbridge Community College and the downtown area west of 4th St. S. It was not known at press time what the consultants find- ings are. Cold snap to stay Sweaters are in, bikinis are out for awhile at least as the weatherman has forecast con- tinuing dull, cloudy, cool con- ditions through Tuesday. A weather front on the west coast is holding the present condilons and they are being complicated by a southeasterly moist wind and cool weather. The winds are being lofted by the mountains and the cooler weather is causing the rain and snow conditions in the foothills. Official reports from the Pincher Creek weather office show 0.04 of an inch of pre- cipitation fell during the past 24 hours, to 5 a.m. today. Much of this was light rain showers interspersed with fine snow. Visibility in the area was re- ported at three-quarters of a mile, with fog adding to the problems. The lows for the next few days will be in the 35 degree range with highs climbing to the 55 degree range. future needs for air service. The subject is being consider- ed in reference to providing ranscontinental air service in and out of Lsthbridge. Two matters concerning na- ive people will be considered 3y council. A delegation from the South Alberta Native Friendship So- ciety will approach council about an interim grant to cover operating expenses until money for that purpose is allocated by one of the senior levels of government. A letter from Al Adah-, minis- ter without portfolio for North- ern Development, Alberta In- dian Metis Liasion, asking for council's comments about a proposed "Nat i v c People's Day" is also on the agenda. Mi'. Adair states in his letter he intends to introduce a bill in the legislature to have the first Monday in August designated as a public holiday in "recogni- tion of the cultural contribu- tions and importance of Native People to the history and life of Alberta. The Green Acres Foundation Board has petitioned council to "give priority to constructing some rental facilities for pen- sioners" in the city. Other agenda items include: recommendations concern- ing dog licencing and control in the city; a proposed increase in the budget for local improve- ments to streets and roads. The meeting will be held in council chambers and is open :o the public. University convocation Saturday The fifth annual convocation of the University of Lethbridge will be held Saturday at the i Exhibition Pavilion. A class of 420 graduates from the faculties of arts and science and education will receive de- grees during the ceremonies. In addition, honorary Doctor of Laws degrees will be con- ferred on two noted Albertans Chester Ronning, former Canadian diplomat and Dr. Wil- liam Swift, who was chairman of the Alberta Universities Commission when the U of L was formed. The ceremonies begin at 2 p.m. and a limited number of tickets are still available to the general public through the president's office. Lethbridge Hire-a-Student office operated for and by local students By MARLENE COOKSHAW. Herald Staff Writer Rod Lomas, 21, has been an employee of the Canada Man- power Centre since February, and is the newly appointed co- ordinator at (lie Manp o w c r student office, which opened of- ficially this morning. Mr. Lomas graduated in 1971 from the University of Leth- bridge with an economics ma- jor, and worked last summer for his fourth year In Walcrton. Unable to find a job for the winter months, he finds himself "able to testify I h a t they're hard to come by." "The Hirc-a-Student program is much Hie same as in pre- vious years." he said, "but we started earlier with the develop- mental work this year, and some aspects of the program have been expanded. "Offices have been set up in Pincher Creek, Tabor and Card- ston-Watcrton, and we arc awaiting vacancies in other areas as well. District offices will open later in the month, after Ihu students who will man them have received train- ing in Lclhbridgo." A co-ordinator will travel to the offices periodically to give adminislralion assistance. The district offices will operate mainly for high school stu- dents. The llire-a-Studcnf advisory committee is responsible for gelling Ihe program going and helping to ensure its success. Members on the board repre- sent the city, the. chamber of commerce, the Canada Man- power Centre, the Lethbridge and District Labor Council, the news media, the Alberta department of culture, youth and recreaiion and the student councils and administrations of the Lethbridge Community Col- lege and University of Leth- bridge. Mayor Anriy Anderson serves as chairman. The Lethbridge public and separate school boards also support the program financially in (lie form of grants, although not represented on the commit- tee, which was formed in 1969. "Manpower provides Ihc knowledge and background for the program, and is supported by the oilier members who help to make businesses and students aware of each said Mr. Lomas. every year, it's primarily girls who are unemployed or unsuc- cessful with Manpower. "We find that men usually get into the production line or Arabian liorse show May 20, 21 The fourth annual Chinook Arabian Horse Show. May 20 to 21 in the Lethbridge Exhi- bition Pavilion, will feature 92 events, including several spe- cial events for junior riders. Frank Johnston, an official of the sponsoring Chinook Ara- bian Horse Association, said junior riders will be able to compete in the following events: saddle seat equitation, Arabian western pleasure, English pleasure stock seat equitation and the novelty cos- tume class. They mil also be eligible for many open class competitions. Tickets for the show are available from Leister's Music Ltd., Parson Hardware in Col- lege Mall and Holiday Village, Riley and McCormich in Cen- tre Village Mall and Doug's Music and Sports. CLIFF BUCK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822____ Here's Morj Great Bargains From Our Pro Hardware Spring Sale Flyer GARDENMASTER OSCILLATING SPRINKLER Four watering positions al- low deeper even penetration approx. sq. ft. perma sealed motor M MJ keeps dirt out FOOT RUBBER GARDEN HOSE Black rubber reinforced with 'Hypalon' cord for durability -weather resistant, fulF flo brass couplings. Call Hardware 327-5767 9.97 DOWNTOWN The CMC for students has i construclion work or as labor- i planned for a busy season, with ers. while girls lend to find I expectations of 2.500 registra- tions in Lethbridge and district. more employment in the ser- vice, clerking, hospital or of- j "I wouldn't even want, jo f'ce line, guess how many applications j "A lot of jobs arc seasonal, we have on file right now and we'd like to give credit to I there's just too many.71 said; the employers fur considering Mr. Lomas. "At Ihe end of students for tiiis type of work. April there were rcpislra- "in S0me cases replacements tions in just the Lelhbridge of- are a( (lie end of the sum- fice." mcr if the project has not been HOD LOMAS According to Mr. Lomas. offi- cers make good use of awareness campaign directed permanently." towards the industrial commu- j nity. "We try to stimulate em- j ployment by letting the em- ployer know that Ihe type of students he needs are available for work. "The students need the em- ployment to further their edu- cational endeavors. 'We try to suggest to the employers areas where girls be considered. It seems completed or the employer sees to have the position filled AIR CONDITIONERS STARTING AT Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Avc. S. Phone 328-3388 CANADA'S FINEST COLD FUR STORAGE Call 327-4348 for Rapid Pick-up CANADIAN FURRIERS Paramount Theatre Building AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. floor large heavy work bench, kitchen chrome suite, polisher end tobies, dresser drawers, mechanics creeper, 2 doors, crib in good condition, lots of garden tools including a wheel barrow, lawn mower (gas'', (oiding door, carpet, nut and bolt bin, school desks, box spring and mattress, heater, forced air furnace (reverse (low, BUT, Gain- oday dryer, Rototiller (in good running order', Hydraulic rams with hosts, buffet. Admiral 19" TV and radio combin- ation. 1961 PONTIAC PARIS1ENNE (Stick) 1-lARGE COMMERCIAL FLOOR POLISHER Vacuum cleaner, metal bunk beds, boot gas tank, chester- fields and chairs, milk shoake machine, wicker dog basket, 2 HP single phase electric motor, fridges and ranges. TV's of oil sires, hairdressers sink, overhead garage door combination door, traiier hitch, drapes, lamps, lawn chairs, sofas, Venetian blinds, head boards, record players, sewing machine patio blocks, aluminum scythe, glass- ware, furnace fittings, electrical fixtures .motorcycle helmet, old typewirler, double washlub, ana' many more items too 1971 SUZUKI HONCHO 90 TRAIL BIKE 1968 SUZUKI 100 COMING EVENT: Fantastic Antique nnd Collectors items will be auctioned Saturday, May 13th, commencing cit 10 a.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT SOUTHWEST AUCTION SERVICES Phono 327-1222 2508 2nd Avc. N. Auctioneer: BltL HOPE-tic. 849 REED HAWTHORNE Sales Representative ;