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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta !S THE tETHBRIDGE HFRALD Tueiday, Mny 9, 1972 University student looks forward to Manpower for Students work Und.1 Dubctz. 30, Is an exam- ple of Hie type of counsellor provided to assist unemployed students In finding a job this summer in south Alterta. Miss Dubclr. is a student her- self, who has just completed her second year In education ;it Ihc Universilv of Lcthbridifc, nnd understands Ihe problems "All of us have been working really hard at the centre, we hale to send anyone away wilh- there just aren't that many available. "Most are willing to take any- students encounter when sum-1 out at least one referral. It's i thing if they can't get full-tims mer employment is not avail-: because sometimes we work. We have n lot of casual able. "I was lucky to get this job have to send three kids out for kind of a competition. work lo be work Ihe same job and it becomes lasting under two weeks. The short-term odd jobs are usually av is Frid Hospital Da) 1r 11 rVJIlU Ul a UU1I1UCL1UUII- bllUl k-LCl 111 LrtJU JUIJJ lilt myself, she said. I really en- ,.Most of comB domeblic or industrial." joy Uie work so far I like rnecl-, here are de (c Onc talk. ing and helping people. cd to eycn Jd to quil (o Miss Dubetz, a nalive of Leth- can] money (o pay for j bridge, was employed last 1 summer at the tourist informa- tion centre, and "loved meeting a tralfic ticket. "You meet a few, though, that are kind of choosy and and talking lo people from all. hard (o piease Tncy wanl over." sjde jobs with good pay and Friday has bcrn named as Canada Hospital Day by John, ghfi sludents Munro, minister o national Letnbridge [acc neither more health and welfare. It is also I nor ,ess gf a in job. hunting than anywhere eke in "We've been doing quite well here as a whole, I said Miss Dubctz. "We've been op- erating for about a week and a half now. "I placed eight students one day. Days like that really make you feel good." LINDA DUBETZ Canada. And she otters the Nightingale's, birthday. allc ullcio The theme of Canada Hospi-1 to all of tal Day 1372 is "This is the house the citizens built." In Lethbridge, a tea party, employees, will be held at the Auxiliary Hospital Friday at 2 p.m. A series of television pro- grams is also planned, and Iwo of the TV programs have al- ready been screened. One was about the dietary kitchen at the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital, presented May 5; and the sec- ond one about rehabilitation at the Auxiliary Hospital, on May 6, both on CFCN-TV. St. Michael's General Hospi- tal will present "Education of Staff, Patients and Students" at the School of Nursing Wednes- day at p.m., and "Hospi- tal Engineering" Thursday at 10 a.m., both on CJOC-TV. "Don't Just depend on Man- i power. Get out and look, really honoring service .hospital employers you can think of you can learn so much jusl by raiting an agency." "The employers that have contacted us have been really good about it said Miss Dubetz. "They're willing to ac- cept students with no experi- ence, just so long as the stu- dents are willing lo work. Anne Campbell Singers win at Calgary music festival LCC studies new program in journalism A special committee has been formed at Ihe Lethbridge Com- munity College lo investigate the possibilities for a new jour- nalism course. The need for a new course "First-class work" was a comment made frequently by adjudicator Donald Forbes about the entries by the Anne Campbell Singers in the Cal- gary Kiwanis Music Festival. He also commended them on the "style and elegance" of their singing and their "beau- Dime-a-ride fare be extended may Revenue up By .IDE MA I Hernld Staff Writer The Lethbridge transit sys- tern's revenues from its char- i tathbridge Transit System su- tering and miscellaneous opcr, perbilenrient John Frouws said aliens are increasing. Revenues from charlering and miscellaneous operat ions amounted to SM2.878 last year, compared with in 1070, in I960 and in 1961. Transit superintendent John] sengers Frouws said revenues from I today he will be recommend- ing that the 10 cent fare struc- ture be extended after the six- month trial period ends June] 30. "For the first four months of this year, the number of pas- Ing about more every month. "However, the city transit is a public service, not a utility, and if we can attract more pas- sengers, that will be our he said. Increased by 10 per chartering help offset losses by the eft y transit operations. Over-aU. last year's deficits amounted to cent over the same period last he said. Because of the low fares, Mr. Frouws said the transit is los- passenger volume, Mr. IETHBR1DGE OFFICE FURNITURE LIMITED POST OFFICE BOX 933 tETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA towel Level Sevenlh Street Shopping Mall PHONE (403) 328-7411 PRESIDENT STAN WORBOYS Squeaky Chair? We Repair! Lethbridge Office Furniture Limited Frouws said, "We expected a little more." Mr. Frouws said Lethbridge can be proud of the fact that its transit system charges the lowest fares in Canada. "We are also first in Canada in that we provide 3.100 passes lo our senior citizens without restrict- ed he said. tiful as the singers cleaned up in the festival's choral sections. The results of the classes en- tered by groups led by Mrs. Campbell are as follows: GIRLS CHORUS, 19 years and under: Anne Campbell Singers, first: GIRLS CHORUS, 16 years and under; Anne Campbell Singers, first; FOLK SONG CHORUS, 19 years and under: Anne Camp- bell Singers, first; CHORAL SOCIETIES, 19 years and under: Anne Camp- bell Singers, first; SENIOR VOCAL ENSEMBLE: Teen Clefs, first; FEMALE CHORUS: Teen Clefs, first; FOLK SONG CHORUS: Teen Clefs, first; JUNIOR VOCAL ENSEM- BLE: 19 years and undenAnnc Campbell Singers Junior En- semble, second; JUNIOR CHURCH CHOIR, 13 years and under: Southminster junior Choir, first; JUNIOR CHURCH CHOIR, Southminster Girls' Choir, sec- ond; FOLK SONG CHORUS, 16 years and under: Southminster Junior Girls' Choir, first. The marks awarded at the Calgary festival were letter grades. Those received by the singers corresponded to marks ranging from 05 (o 95. The groups also received an invitation Irom Donald Forbes to sing in St. Andrew's Wesley Church in Vancouver where he is organist and choirmaster. The group hopes to include it in their planned tour of Brit- ish Columbia in 1973. Society seeking A delegation from the South- ern Alberta Native Friendship Society approached city council Monday for an interim grant but will have to wait un- til late tliis afternoon for a de- i cision. i The Lethbridge Friendship Centre has been closed since 7 because the senior levels of government have not al- I located Uie funds for operation of the centre. Acording to Dr. Bob Kasting a spokesman for the centre, those funds may not be forthcoming until mid-June. The society has asked the city for the grant to pay Ihe salary of a director and to pay some bills until the provincial and federal funds arrive. The centre has budgeted for a expenditure this year, not including the the city pays for rent fo the building. developed after the board of governors scrapped the old ono due to dwindling enrolments. Enrolments in journalism had been below par for the past three years, and the board de- cided the course had to be changed. "We obviously couldn't con- tinue to operate the course in the same said Dr. C. D. Stewart, LCC president. Tom O'Hanlon resigned from his post as the only journalism instructor shortly after the board axed the course. Dr. Stewart said "there were a number of reasons for can- celling the course." In addition to the enrolment situation, there have been indi- cations that the board was un- happy with the type of instruc- lion offered by Mr. O'Hanlon. The new committee will seek out the opinions of newspapers in southern Alberta concerning their needs and expectations of the LCC journalism course. Dr. Stewart said he expects a new course of studies will be ready for the fall. City residents contribute to UNICEF activity fund Lelhbridge contributed five) Lethbridge UMCEF committee Bye Bye Birdie staged May 16-19 The Lethbridge Collegiate In- slitute will present the musical comedy, Bye Bye Birdie in the Yates Memorial Centre at 7 p.m. May 16, and p.m. May 17, 18 and 10. The play, written by Michael Stewart, involves a rock and roll singer, Conrad Birdie, who is drafted. A fan club plans a farewell for him and creates problems for one of its female members. One of the more well known songs of Ihe play Is Put on a Happy Face. Music in the original play i.i by Charles Slrouse, and lyrics are by Lcc Adams. Leads are played by Mark Litchfield and Dawn McCaugh- erty. Other members of the cast are David Mann, Mike Day, Stewart Rood, Dwaila Harvey, Ian L e w k o. Arlene Crighton, Lee Reinhardt, Lori Ully, Jim Robinson and Sheri McFadden. Approximately 200 students and slaff are involved in the show, which is produced and di- rected by Maureen Melling. Music director is Jerry Po- kamey and vocal director is Anna Kunst. Diane Pokarney is choreographer, and set design and construction was done by Jack Stead, Art I'ozzi, Bemie Jordan and Bob Ainscough. Tickets for both student night, May 1C, and regular per- formances are available from the students. per cent of the total 5139.272: which was raised in 1371 by the Alberta UNICEF. j The Let hbridge Halloween i collection was At the an- nual meeting of the Alberta UNICEF iu April it was an-. is to solicit help from a ser- vice club or a business which would be interested in buying films lo put in the public li- brary. Mrs. Anderson said these films could then be made nounced that was re-' available to the schools. "There ceived provincially as a total, for the Halloween program. is a tremendous number of LFNICEF films available thai The Lethbridge' Christmas I deal with developing other coun- tries. These would be of help and interest lo the students." She gave the example of a film, on drilling for water in India, being important to a his- card campaign contributed 035. The total Alberta Christmas card collection was A committee of women In- cluding Shirley Anderson. Enia Larson, Peggy Flaa, Isabelle i 'orv class- Skolrood, Lois Kenny, C h r i s i "We are also trying (o inter- Stewart, Judy Gajadharsingh, Dana Fabbi and Eileen Lynagh helped with the UNICEF projects in bridge. Shirley Anderson, a member of the working committee, said UNICEF is really only a once a year appeal, which takes place at Halloween. The other projects like Cliristmas card sales are only small aids. Concerning t h e Halloween campaign, Mrs. Anderson said est the junior high schools in our Mrs. Anderson various! said e t b- j she explained that many of the older students oflen rob and tease the smaller children at Halloween. She said the com- miltce hoped to gain the older childrens' support by getting them involved in the projects. UNICEF's current national programs assist children and youth in 112 developing coun- tries. The fund helps govern- Fish and wildlife meet at LCC Twenty six provincial fisli and wildlife officers from all parts of Alberta registered fur a unique ivcck long seminar at the Lethbridge Community College Monday. The seminar is being taught by Bob Harrison and Ken Riley, police education instructors for the college. "The seminar Is designed to acquaint both new and experi- enced wildlife officers with pro- per court procedures, collection, labelling and shipping evidence, and how to best use the re- sources of a criminal labora- Lorv." said Mr. Harrison. Class periods during the sem-j Gooder School have been ad- Gooder teachers must go Three teachers at the Dorothy Inar will be devoted to a mock magistrate's court trial involv- ing wildlife law infractions, a vised that their services will no longer be required because they have refused to attend univer- lecture by a magistrate, acquire permanent stmction and examples of crim- i teacher certification. inal laboratory investigation teaching the mentally retarded, for a combined total of 20 years, on letters from the department of education granting them per- mission to teach. The public school board look- over Ihe school in 1D70 from the Association for the Mentally Retarded, and provincial regu- lations state that a teacher must be certified In order to teach in a public school. Dr. Gerry Probe, director o[ personnel for public schools, said the teachers Involved were Sommervilie" regional fish and' scnt a lctfer January advis- wildlife officer for the depart- j lnS that they would have ment of lands and forests in i to slart s V t y Lethbridge I courses leading to certification "LCC was chosen both for the !n d c r to retain tneir P05'' content of the course offered techniques and demonstration and practical sessions of col- lecting, labelling and packaging evidence for shipment to a crime lab. Gordon Colledge, information officer for LCC told The Her- ald this wns the first time a law enforcement seminar for wildlife officials had been held at a community college in Al- berta. The seminar, which will hope- fully become an annual event at LCC, was arranged bv Tom and the quality of instruction said Mr. Sommer- ville. Government transit aid 13 out of the 15 elementary j menls plan programs and give schools in the city participated. material assistance in the form She felt "Lethbridge as a cily i Of supplies, equip m e n t and'lo (IP SOI I O'lit could do better." j training stipends. The current project of the The Lethbridge Transit Sys- j tern will try to get the provin- cial government picking up half I of its deficits, transit sunerin- lendent John Frouws said to- iday. He said the government of On- j lario has introduced, starting i of subsidiz- More ECONOMICAL for you. Better for ECOLOGY Glass recycles. That's It's the real thing. Coke. TrifJfiUirKnPa Bus routes to change The Lethbridge Transit Sys- j lhis a I tern will make changes on its i mS 50 cent of a transl1 s No. 4 and No. 4A routes earlv deficits, recognizing that bus next month to serve the Yen-! systems are a public service ture Village engineered homes and need Provincial support, subdivision in northwest Leth- j "Tne Lethbridge Transit Sys- bridge. Transit superintendent John Frouu's said No. 4 will go on 6th St., along Stafford and St. Edwards Blvd. to 18th I Ave. and 13th St. N. i "By that time the roads there will have been he said. Mr. Frouws said No. 4A will be a shorter route. "II will go to 13th Avc. N. and then go directly west lo 10th St. he said. Also starting early next month will be Ihc advance of the first bits on No. 1A from' Lo 7 a.m., be said, "so i that those who have lo slarl work at Ji a.m. could get Lo their offices in time." Planned for lhis fall Is Ihe extension of the No. 1 route to Great Lakes Blvd., soulh lo i Lakemounl Blvd. and then re- suming the normal roule. Mr. Frouws said this is to serve a new southeast 'subdivision de- velopment site and trailer park. Planned for next spring, but not finalized, Is an extension of the No. 5 route. "We have to make frequent changes as the city Mr. Frouws said. "Our goal Is lo serve Ihe maximum number of people at Ihc lowest cost." tern, as all the other systems in Canada except those in On- 0 j tario, is now supported only by "i 1 "le municipal government." he i said. "I think we have lo pres sure our MLAs." Only one teacher replied to the Idler, and she asked for a position as a teacher's aide. Dr. Probe said the lack of response could only be viewed as a flat refusal to do as the board asked, so it has been left no alternative. "It is not a question of com- he said. "But we couldn't go on year after year nol knowing for sure whether the government would continue lo give them permis- sion to teach. "We had lo have some kind of stability and we couldn'l have that under the present cir- cumstances." Dr. Probe said the teachers could have retained their jobs while taking university courses. He said those involved have had lillle or no formal teacher education. Two other teachers at the school are in Ihe same situa- tion, but they will not be affect- ed because they have only a short time left before retire- ment. The dismissal of the three teachers is effective at the end of the current school year. Deficits up The l.cthbridge Transit Sys- tem's delicits are increasing, mainly because of a new bus rcplacemonl policy. Lost year, the deficits amounted lo SI39.MO, compared with f'Xtf-n in 1070. However, last year's deficits included 000 for bus repl.icomenl, com- pared with only lira I year before. NORTH PLAZA FLORIST 618 13th St. North Phone 327.171? 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