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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LtTHBHIDUE HERALD May Solicitor wants equal treatment for all under the law Solicitor-General Helen Hunley told policemen attending a criminal intelligence conference here Tuesday her philosophy of the law is one of equality. don't want to be treated any better than anyone she I don't want to be treated any worse Miss Hunley was the guest speaker at the concluding banquet of a two-day seminar on organized crime attended by some 40 representatives of police forces throughout Western Canada. The held at the Holiday Inn with Lethbridge city police as dealt with recent developments in the world of professional crime. The solicitor-general admitted she occasionally watched an American television show on the but she didn't especially like it. don't think it's any better for the good guys to shoot the bad guys than it is for the bad guys to shoot the good she said. that about sums up my She urged the police to be responsive to the need for public relations. isn't enough to be doing a capable she said. have to do a public relations job on top of it think you have a tough job to she said. Miss Hunley said Alberta was fortunate in having honest police forces. She commended the RCMP for their etlorts over the past century. hundred years ago liquor was the main she said. don't think it's that much different The Alberta Check Stop program has been well received throughout the Miss Hunley told the policemen. A recent opinion poll showed 96-per-cent of the people polled were in favor of the program and wanted more of it. The solicitor-general stressed that the purpose of the program was not to find the drunk but to keep them off the roads. Miss Hunley said she is concerned about Alberta's policemen and interested their work. think you'll find me she promised. I also think you'll find me damned hard to get along with if I don't' like what you Better returns promised grain corn producers Grain corn producers in Southern Alberta will benefit through increased income if they can produce higher yields this year The Alberta Co'rn Committee Tuesday announced an extra incentive program designed to reward producers who achieve high grain corn yields through better management tech- niques. Grain corn is harvested with a regular combine and the hernels are used in the livestock feed and liquor distilling industries. The new program will provide farmers with three cents for every bushel produced over 60 bushels per acre. If a farmer grows a grain corn crop that produces 100 bushels per he will receive an extra incentive payment of per acre. This incentive is in addition to the provincial government program of 30 cents per bushel to encourage farmers to grow grain corn this year. This is part of a four-year program started in 1973 and scheduled to end during the 1976 crop year. Blair vice-chairman of the corn said this morning the combined incentive programs will be limited to per acre or about 105 bushels per acre. An application form indicating acreages for each farmer must be submitted to the local district agriculturist's offices by July 1 to qualify for the new incentive grant. The applications will be available at district agriculturist offices May 15. Mr. Shaw said the new incentive likely won't help to boost the total grain corn acreage in Southern Alberta. In 1973 about acres of grain corn were grown in the area. It will encourage good corn producers to improve their yields. When farmers find out high grain corn yields can be more will get into grain corn production. Kiwanis celebrates anniversary Telegrams of congratulation originating from several points in the United States were received Tuesday by the Kiwanis Club of Lethbridge in tribute to its 45th anniversary. The club celebrated its anniversary at a noon luncheon by announcing its intentions to establish a scholarship fund to encourage Lethbridge high school students to attend the University of Lethbridge. U.S. writers here in June About 80 members of the United States Association of Travel Writers will be in Southern Alberta in June for 2Vz days learning what the area has that might interest their readers and potential tourists. The writers will arrive in Calgary June then head to Lethbridge. They will move on to British Columbia June 11. Dead joke Residents in the neighborhood of 4th Avenue and 12th Street S. decided to have a little fun with dirt piled beside a ditch being dug by an AGT crew. So when the crew reported for work they found what looked like a grave complete with headstone. Mother's Day All Bone China CUPS and SAUCERS 3 DAYS ONLY and Sat. Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN U of L receives money for native studies The University of Lethbridge's Native American studies program has been given final ratification by the department of advanced education and has received for 1974-75 operating and capital expenses. The ratification comes after one year of conflict between the department and the U of L over the program's approval. The U of L hopes to introduce courses in FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est. 1922 PHONE 327-tHS E. S. P. C.O.M. FOX LfTHBMOGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDQ. and is looking for a co-ordinator for the program. The program will be an autonomous unit within the faculty of arts and science. It will be directed by an advisory board consisting of representatives of the Indian the co-ordinator of the program and U of L students. It is seen as a means of offering Indian people an opportunity for formal university education without divorcing them from their culture. Indian representatives played a major role in formulating the proposal for the program given to the department of advanced education. Assistance clarified The special provincial assistance to farmers and ranchers who lost animals due to the spring storm that hit the South two weeks ago specifically applies only to animals lost because of power outages. The clarification comes from Sherry regional supervisor of the department of agriculture. Producers who lost livestock in other ways related to the storm can apply for assistance under normal channels. Information can be obtained from district agriculturists. Management course okayed SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION at the WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Avanui South May 9th Tinu Cuh Sita ittrti I.H. Hi Hmrn Nice beige 3 piece sectional chrome table and 4 nice old arm good Zenith late model 2 door Singer treadle sewing 2 chests of good selection of Frigidaire 2 nice brown chesterfields with television twin rinse wringer and automatic 2 lawn youth gas and electric kitchen china utility good selection of child's swing baby doors and Connor garden old mirror in oak odd portable golf set left hand golf coffee TV small typing iron floor good gas motor and 2 trailer small power electric hedge pots and bird cage and wood tape tape Utility Traitor Campar HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-470S 1920 2nd AVE. 9. LCTHBRIDQE TED NEWBV AUCTIONEERS KEITH ERDMANN SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENTBATHROOMS REMODELLING PhMM 321-2178 fethbnidye A program designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills to participate in the management of institutions Teachers quiz ATA director Questions and briefs from Lethbridge teachers on all matters related to education will be presented to the executive secretary of the Alberta Teachers Association today. Bernie Keeler will be at the meeting of the local teachers association at 8 p.m. in the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. FURRIERS Fur Coat Storage Time The Lethbridge Furriers PHONE 327-2209 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz IMj. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 Now is the timi to consider Air Conditioning white PRE-SEASON PRICES Mill In Charlton Hill LTD. 1262- 2nd Avt.S. Phone 328-3388 and human relations situations has been approved for the University of Lethbridge. The department of advanced after delaying decision on approval for several has approved the implementation of the management arts program and allocated for its initial organization in 1974-75. The U of L will use the government funds to further develop the program's curriculum guidelines and to begin a search for a program co-ordinator. The university hopes to have the program operational by the fall of 1975. The management arts program will be specially organized to complement the administration program at the Lethbridge Community College so as to provide an alternative for students wishing to obtain a liberal arts human related management background instead of a more technical commerce emphasis. BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SALES AND INSTALLATIONS By DON BERGMAN Open Thurtday Evtnlng till t p.m. PHONE 321-0372 Disposables sicken litter crusader Bottle bill credited with saving By JIM GRANT Herald Staff Writer The provincial govern- ment's that enforced remuneration for the return of bottles and cans was credited Tuesday with saving the provincial coffers in 1973. The province spent in 1972 cleaning up litter in the province and only spent in 1973 to do the same job and between those two years the became law. The bill appears to be the only reason for the difference in the executive director of Outdoors Unlimited told an assembly of students at Galbraith School Tuesday. Ourdoors Unlimited is a non-profit organization that concerns itself with surface waste and litter prevention and its Edmonton-based executive Allard Van was in Lethbridge Tuesday to kickoff outdoors unlittered day in city schools. Mr. Van Veen told the students littering not only mars the appearance of the environment but it is dangerous to man and beast. Hospitals across the province are regularly treating people who are cut by broken bottles and tin cans and hundreds of cows die each year after swallowing broken glass tossed into fields by passing he explained. Mr. Van Veen also emphasized the wastefulness of Canadians by citing statistics that show the people of this country create 674 tons of solid waste a year. makes me sick to go into a store and see items such as disposable flashlights for he while urging the youngsters at Galbraith School to do their to recycle products whenever possible. Whatever happened to the old-fashioned which could be refilled rather than thrown away when the batteries go he asked. Also speaking to the Dorothy school board praised the youngsters for their efforts in participating in the anti-litter program and cleaning up their school and the school grounds. she warned them that they must become concerned with litter the so they can enjoy their surroundings more. All public schools will be participating in the anti-litter program throughout this week. Optometrist leaves for Caribbean A Lethbridge optometrist left for the Caribbean Islands Saturday to provide vision care where professional facilities are not available. Walter 322 7th St. will return June 1. Gerald a city resident who's graduating from the University of Waterloo's School of Optometry this will leave June 1 for the Caribbean and return June 29. Both are members of a group of optometrists divided into four teams who will visit the Caribbean this summer. They are expected to examine up to people. Break-in at grandstand Some damage was but nothing was stolen during a break-in reported Tuesday at the Exhibition grandstand. Police suspect several juveniles broke into the grandstand and scattered rolls of paper tape used in betting machines. No firm damage COUNCIL CONVENTION DECISION CLARIFIED City council cancelled a study on convention when it approved a grant to the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta. The to be made by Ron Randall of Sequentia was approved unanimously by aldermen at their Monday but hours later they voted 4-3 to give the job to the travel and reversed their decision on the study. Mr. Randall's study was to have been an impartial examination of whether the city's business development the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce or the travel and convention bureau was best equipped to promote the city as a convention city centre. All three had previously been involved in the area on a part- time limited basis. Child abuse reports reduced in area While cases of child abuse have been increasing in some Alberta cities in the last few they are decreasing in the Lethbridge says the supervisor of the Lethbridge regional health and social development office. Bob Hall said the number of complaints have decreased since with an- average of one or two reports of child abuse a month. The Edmonton health office told The Herald there have been only seven cases reported in the Lethbridge regional area. From February 22 to mid a total of calls were made to the crisis units in Calgary and Edmonton and to the regional offices of health and social development. Mr. Hall said child abuse Apparatus available The Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta has purchased worth of audio visual equipment that will be available for use at meetings and conventions of out-of-town people held in Lethbridge. Because the equipment is being used to attract meetings and conventions to it will not be available for use by local groups or at local meetings. The equipment will be available for meetings and conventions booked through the Travel Association. It can also be used by hotel members of the association who have a convention or meeting at their hotel that has not been booked through the association. The equipment includes slide and movie recording equipment and other audio visual equipment. ranges from child neglect and abandonment to sexual attacks and battering. Reports are usually made by neighbours or other community sources. Reports of suspected cases of child neglect or abuse are referred to the recently established child protection registry in Edmonton. Storm knocked out phones Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON The recent spring storm in Southern Alberta knocked out phones and power Roy minister of telephones and has told the Legislature. Mr. Farran said in answer to John Anderson Lethbridge that damage to both private and public utilities was still being assessed. But he said all services were now restored. CLIFF BUCK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL UN. LowwLcwl PHONE 327-2122 MOTHER'S DAY is THIS SUNDAY May 12th Order Now From The MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Phone 327-1515 4th Ave. ft 7th St. South LETHBRIDGE REFRIGERATION LTD. Commercial Refrigeration WALK-IN FREEZERS COOLERS ICE MAKERS 111 11th Street South Phone 328-4333 PARENTS Thl LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD neada your help in locating mlatlng school library books and texts. Please raturn any books In your homa which contain a school stamp to tha naarast public as soon as possible. No Hnas or panaltias. ;