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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW. If It Is not convonienl to tee us during the day We are open Thursrlsf and Friday ovem'ngi unfil 9 p.m. fa as- litl you with your travel requirements. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lclhbridgc, Alberta, Friday, May 12, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL ELDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Summer is coming. Bo ready with a pair of Prescription Sunglaiiei. Government gives support for senior citizen studies By MARLENE COOKSIIAW Herald Slaff Writer The department of health ami social development gave ils full support Thursday night to proposals put forward by the Alberta Council on Aging to set up studies on the senior citizen situation. Clu'ef deputy minister Bruce Rawson, speaking at the sixth annual convention and aging seminal- sponsored by Ihe ACA at the University of Lelhbridgc, said that Health Minister Neil Crawford hatl expressed infer, cst in the project's develop- ment. He said Mr. Crawford de- sired to h a v e the government take an informed position on the situation o[ senior citizens in Alberta. Mr. Rawson felt that the gov- ernment commitment to more e f f e c five programming had been well-begun, with the at- Centre for retarded open Saturday The official opening of the residence for adult retardates will take place Saturday at 1 p.m. at Sunrise Ranch, one- half mile norht of Coaldale. The ceremony has been plan- ned in conjunction with tho observance of the National Week for tbe Menially Retard- ed lo be held May ]4 to 20. An open bouse of ntli Ilir. residence and the greenhouse will follow, and the public is in- vited to attend. The new residence is the lliird of ils type to be built under the auspices of the Lelh- bridge Association for the Men- tally retarded. It will accom- modate 14 trainees engaged at the greenhouse, plus two super- tention paid to community ser- vices- pre-rcfirement education and sufficient income mainte- nance. "The dollar-for-dollar concepl has Little value to senior cit- izens unless the services Ihey require are he said. Mr. Hawson felt Ural tho housing for senior citizens was moving away from the tradi- tional lodging and isolated unit concepts towards attachment to other community resources. He said that older citizens should be recognized as major contributors to society, in tho sense that they are the carriers of tradition and culture in this technical age. He also stressed the impor- tance be felt was deserved by Hie self-help concept in the se- nior citizen siluation. "Senior citizens need to feel they are retiring to something, rather than from he said. "Such preventive con- cepts need lo be built into our present system." Senior citizens should volunteer A recommendation was pro- posed Thursday that the Alber- ta Council on Aging be urged to organize a planned effort to involve senior citizens in volun- teer programs. The proposal was made at a workshop discussing senior cit- izens as volunteers, part ot tbe two-day Fun-damentals of Ag- ing Seminar which began Thursday at the University o[ Lclhbridge. i Approximately ]00 p e o pie from throughout the province, most either with a professional interest in senior citizens or se- nior cilizens themselves, are at- tending the seminar sponsored by the Alberta Council on Aging. "There is a very definite need for planning in senior cit- izens' volunteer w o r said chairman Doug Walker, co-or- dinator of volunteers for the Calgary public school board. "A training program of some kind is necessary in a lot of cases, and il would help to strengthen Ihe volunteers' inter- est and be said. "The people would also re- ceive support in their cause from others who have made tho same commitment." "Sell them on the idea that they're wanted and needed and they'll be proud to was OUR NEW PHONE NUMBER IS 328-6661 2 linoi lo serve you belter ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS STEREO AND PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTRE 419 51h SI. volunteer wants lo feel committed lo Ihe organizalion, lo know what he is there lo do and lo be acceled for what he has to offer. He doesn't want lo feel that he is doing what someone else is being paid to do." "The work has got lo be sold lo the added anolher participant. "The job must be made ethically a duly." LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwarlz Bldg. 222 5fh SI. S. Phone 328-4095 CANADA'S FINEST COLD FUR STORAGE Call 327-4348 for Rapid Pick-up CANADIAN FURRIERS 'Paramount Theatre Building It was mentioned that older people often felt that there was no place for them because of the emphasis on youth in to- day's society. It was felt that If a specific job was offered, wilh definite qualifications and responsibili- ties, the response would be dra- matically increased. "Requests for help arc generally much too vague to evoke any re- sponse right now "If the jobs are going to be of a specific nature, there needs to be a variety of opportunities to present to senior said Mr. AValker. "They must be shown that there are many types of jobs available, some of which they are sure to be especially inter- ested in or qualified for." He mentiontd long-term care centres as one type of institu- lion where physical needs only were looked by tbe staff, and volunteer care was re- quired lo supplement patients' other needs. "Workers are required to cre- ate for them the kind of mean- ingful situations that make the difference between being alive and being he said. "Patients, particularly psy- chiatric patients, relate much better on a person to-person ba- sis wilh volunteers than staff, because they know the volun- teer really wants to help." "II is just not economically possible to do the type of qual- ity work desirable in many in- stitutions without active volun- teer be said. THE ONE THAT DIDN'T GET AWAY Angler Pele Berger and his son Dave, 8, both of Raymond proudly display a record 44Vi pound, 44 inch long and 1 3 inch deep northern pike caught at the entry gales 1o Ridge Reser- voir Thursday afternoon. The fishing feat was accom- plished by ihe elder Mr. Berber as he "lesled" a 35 fishing outfil he had just purchased for his son. He was using ]2 pound test monofilamenf Itne, a wire leader and a 25-cent red and while spoon. Evidently the cost of equipment doesrU really matter 1o a fish. The cafch establishes a new record for Alberta. The previous record record was 34 pounds. The world record is 46 pounds, Jwo ounces. Hulterile protests Communal act discriminatory By UUDY IIAUGKNEDER Herald Slaff Writer However, when r Board, said the act came into adopt (he co operative sys- ile "don'L like it." Alberta's Communal Proper- tern, peopl ties Act which limits Hutterile I LIr. said Mutlcrilcs discrimina- j should be able to buy as much land and settle they want. The acl, which was recently land holdings fory and anti ;ays John Wurz head preacher at Ihe Wilson Hultcrite Colony 10 miles soulli of Lellibridge. Speaking at the Southern Al- berta Council on Public Affairs meel.'ng Thursday, he said Hul- terite colonies are agricultural co operalivcs governed by religious doctrine. suspended by the Lougheecl government, limits the size of Hutterile land holdings and prohibits colonies from being established v.itlnn 40 miles cf each other. Len Halmrast, a former agri- The communal way of liTej culture minister during the and co operative business reign of the Social Credit re- methods have been acclaimed by many, he said. gime and an original member of the Communal Properties Time Airways bid refused by govt. By -IOE MA Herald Slaff Writer The Canadian Transport Commission in Ottawa sad to- day the application by Time Airways of Lelbbridgc to oper- ate lo Grande Prairie has been rejected. 'The commission does nol feel that it is necessary for Time Airways to operate to Grande Pairie." Gloria Brock of the information department of the commission told The Her- ald in a telephone interview 'We are disappointed." Time president Slubb Ross said in a long rail from Cal- gary. 'But we won't quil bore. am reluming lo Lclhbridge today. After studying Ihe deci- sion, we decide whal course of action we will lake. But we won't quit." Mr. Ross said he hasn't re- ceived (he commission's deci- sion and he is "disturbed that the commission released Hie in- formation lo the press withoul informing tbe carrier first.'' Mrs. Brock said the decision was mailed from Ottawa Wed- nesday. "In the opinion of (he (air Burrows disturbance case dismissed By LARRY BENNETT llcrnlri Staff Writer A charge of causing a dis- turbance in a public place against Richard Burrows, 26, of L n I. Ii b r i d p e was dismissed Thursday by Judge L. AV. Hud- son. In a special meeting of Leth- bridge magislrate's court al the courthouse, Judge Hudson ruled insufficient evidence had been presented by the Crown lo indicate Burrows had been a party to alledged offences at the El Rancho Motor Hotel cabaret March Itf. In addition to dismissing tbe charge against Burrows. Judge Hudson ruled, in answer to an application made by defence counsel Bob Babkl. that the El Rancho Motor Hotel cabaret was a public Dlace, even though dross regulations, and age re- strictions wore in effect and an admission fee was charged. Following Ihe i 11 d g c s dec! sion. which had been expected CHILDREN'S SANDALS Ju boyi' and sizes 8 lo 3. In Ian, white or dark brown. Every pair fully guaranteed. Pull cushion insole, full lea thcr oulsole. Only INFANTS' BOOTS by Pussy Fool and Bonnie Sluarl navy-w h i 1 ft, Ii i I e, leathers 'd w h i f e-wef look. Ex- pertly fitted by our cx- prrts that core about your child's toot. SEE THE NEW WALLABYS for bolli man and InrJi'rs Opon All Day Wednesday Thursday nnd Friday til 9 Sec tho nowosl in styles for iho TEEN AND COLLEGE SET New sucdo ties, wol look lies. New waffle slompers wilh tho lug solo. You'll find tho newest NRST at CAMM'S 403 5lli SI. S. SHOES RELIEVES GAS PAINS 1969 DATSUN 1600 DELUXE Al condllion 1971 VW SUPERBEETIE 1969 METEOR Fully equipped. RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd Avo. nnd 16lli SI. S. Solo, 328.4539 Cor Lot 328-4356 for tlic past month, Mr. Babki presented the defence's case for l.he four other men who re- mained charged. The four are: Micliacl Lee Swallow, 25, of Alaska and Topeka, Kansas. Louis Bloome, 25. Samuel Charles (Carl) Ol- son. 26, and Donaid William An- drews, 20, all of Lellibridge. Mr. B a 1) k i was unsuccess- ful in an allempt to have charges against Andrews drop- ped for lack of evidence against him. The defense case was consisting of only witness- es. The first witness called was a young Lethhridge man who had been wilh the five persons charged until just before the alleged incidents had taken place. He told the court, he had met the five men and some other persons at a local bar earlier in (he evening and had gone ahead to the El Rancho Out fiicler beer parlor to save a ta- ble for the rest of the group. "We had some beer and then made a spontaneous decision lo po to the cabaret we all made the decision at the same he told the court. He said as the. group of men allcmpfed lo go down a flighl of stairs al flic cabaret, they were stopped. "I went dmvn the stairs and no one stopped me, but T look- ed up Ihe stairs and seen all Iho rest of the guys had been stop- pod. "The next thing T saw was Michael Swallow soil of run- ning, falling and stumbling down the he (old the court. At the bottom of (he stairs a lot of people were reported to have grabbed Swallow and dragged him into the eabarel, where I wo bouncers allegedly slarled lo hit and kick him. The wilness said he saw Al Hohcr, the Kl Rancho manager, come out of the cabaret a few moments totcr covering his face wilh his hands. "I seen Mr. Iloher get hit In the head wilh a molorcycle hcl- he said. "I seen Olson and Bloome trying to pull two bouncers off Michael Swallow and then 1 seen Holier get hit on Ihe head twice more wilh a helmet. "Hober finally got out and yelled for the doors lo closed T just stood outside the cabaret doors and notched and then the police he said. For the final defense witness Mr. Babki called Carl Olson- one of the accused men. Olsen disputed evidence pre- sented earlier in tbe trial by Mr. Hobcr. "When we tried to into the cabaret.and Mr. Hober grabbed me by Ihe coat and said we were not going lo get in 1 thought it was a Mr. Olson told the court. "1 really couldn't see why T couldn't go in. I was dressed exactly Hie way I hnd been when attending Ihe cabaret many times before. "When Mr Hober grabbed me 1 just pushed him with one lie said. He told the court be and Bloome had attempted lo leave the cabaret when asked to do so by one of the bouncers. That teslimony was substantiated by testimony of the bouncer earlier in the trial. The Irial of the four remain- Ing men charged with causing a disturbance ended Thursday with an adjournment until May 17 when Judge L. Hudson will present his decision in the regular morning session of magistrate's court. transport) committee, the ap- plicant has failed lo establish that public convenience and cause they do nol inlermingla being as the result of a public outcry about Ilutterite land holdings in .southern AJberta. Then, as now, farmers feared that unless legislation were set to restrict land holdings, south- ern Alberta would turn into a IluUerite reserve. lie said the Alberta Bill of before the probably re- sult in tho purmenant quashing of (lie Communal Properties Act. Mr. Halnirast asked Mr. whelhcr Hulteriles would consider making agreements wilh muiric'ipalilies guarantee- ing the religious sect would not purchase and lake over a chunk of the province some- where. Lcthbr'dge lawyer Paul Ma- lisz said any such agreement would be ''a return to the feud- al system" where the wasp landlord the municipality overrides all. Others noted that Hutlcrites do not contribute to society be- necessily requires the amend- ment of License No. ATC 1G55- wilh il. They said the religious seel nol allow its people to training in those fields. Hutlcrites also do not contri- GGNS by adding the point i is dependent upon the profes- Grande Prairie, Alberta, and and services doctors, the application is therefore de- j lawyers, dentists but does niod." Mrs. Brock read from the decision. CP Air and PWA filed pro- tests with the commission after i butc1 towards the normal op- Time made its application. CP Air. which recently in- creased its weekly flights (o Grande Praine from seven to 12 weekly, said Grande Prairie is adequately serviced. PWA'.s argument was lhal if any other airline should be given permission to s e r v e Grande Prairie, it should re- ceive the priority. eration of a municipality or community, they charged. Mr. Wurz countered, stating that Ilultcrites pay federal and provincial taxes. Contrary to what many people believe, Hutlerite col- onies income lax per in- dividual member, not as a so- ciety. He added that Hnltcrites do Time Ail-ways was supported not use Medicare, collect Can- by the Grande Prairie city! Pension or any of the council and Ihe Lelhbridge other Jree social services avail- Chamber of Commerce in its able to a non Hutterite corn- application (o Grande Prairie. operate to I munily. Historians Lo meet The Lelhbridge Natural His- tory Society will meet Friday, B p.m. at tbe Bowman Arts Centre. A film on southern Alberta entitled will be shown along with photograplis, slides, movies, recordings and col- lections concerned with natural history. The Federation of Alberta Naturalists has been discussing the possibility of having an of- ficially recognized provincial bird. University convocation Saturday A total of 30-1 sludenls will re- ceive their degrees during the University of l.cthbridgc's con- vocation ceremonies on Satur- day. The event, will be held al Ihe Exhibition Pavilion starting at 2 p.m. The faculty of arts and sci- ence will have 225 graduates while ISO will be graduating from Ihe faculty of education. Dr. James Oshiro of Coaldale will he officially installed as the second chancellor of Ihe univer- sity during (he ceremonies. Honorary degrees will be pre- sented to Dr. Chester Ronning. former Canadian diplomat, anil William Svvifl, who was chairman of Ihe Alberta Uni- versities Commission when tho U of L was formed In 19G7. PHARMACY FACTS FROM 0. C. STUBGS You've undoubtedly heard or been taught lhal the human body requires approximately two-and-a-half quarLs of ivalcr per dav for proper functioning. Anrl, sooner or Inter you'll be bound to bump into health enthusiast who'll attempt to alarm you if you're not d r inking "at lcisl" ten large glasses of wnlcr each day lo 'satisfy (his requirement'. Of course1, I his is just another old wivc's laic based on complcloly false understanding of this re- quirement. Because, outside of coloring and flavoring, any- you drink is bound to be better llian water. And your food? Most of your food is from In water. Al- most all vegetables are mostly water, and tlio average meat you o-'i( lias n licaiy ivaler ron- And your body i> also Rii.irdod by Die f.icf (.hat any shorlage of liquid in your sys- tem normally creates the warn- ing signal of thirst. to sav ''Hello" lo you j from Slubhs Pharmacy oac-h i week. We'ro here n( Plh I Ave. S. wilh Fast, friendly scr- vice for you. Your thinking of n.s is always appreciated. Open daily a.m. lo i.m. Sundays a n d Holidays p.m. lo'-liM p.m. nnd p.m. lo p.m. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LA[ lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-285? TIME TO HEAD OUTDOORS 1 MAN RUBBER BOAT 1Q.99 SALE PRICE 9 4 MAN RUBBER BOAT OQ.95 SALE PRICE OQ PLASTIC OARS FOR ABOVE 3.99 CALL SPORTING 327-5767 DOWNTOWN SUNDAY, MAY 14th! FEATURE ONE PINT OF SILVERWOOD'S DELUXE ICE CREAM with the PURCHASE of a BUCKET or BARREL Family Bucket 15 pieces Chicken, gravy. Serves 5 to 7 M OR people........ t 20 Pieces Chicken, gravy. Serves 7 lo 10 people SVEN ERICKSEN'S Cor. M.M. Drive, 3rd Avo. S. Phono 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drivo Phono 328-7751 ;