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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta J fa iia s A. E. CROSS WHERE DVERY THURSDAY IS "KIDDIES" DAY PHONE 327-7673 The Lcthbddgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lellibridgc, Alberta, Wednesday, May 13, 1970 PAGES 17 TO H2 RESTAURANT 4 AND PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE Public Employees Meet City Officials Today Second Strike Looms By ItIC SWIIIART Herald Staff Writer Local 70, Canadian Union of Public Employees will meet with city officials today at p.m. in an attempt to settle the contfact dispute which hinges on the union request for simi- lar fringe benefits as now re- ceived by management person- nel. A. N. (Nap) Milroy, repre- sentative of Local 70, with 115 full-time and 100 casual out- side workers and GO inside workers, said, "We expect [o come to an agreement if (he city negotiating commitlee is prepared to negotiate. "If not, they will be forcing us to take strike action. We have no alternative. At a meet- ing Tuesday night, 275 union members voted unanimously to support strike action if no settlement is reached." Mr. Milroy said (he union has conceded some lo the city and now it is up lo them to give a little. "Now that the mayor has miblic.'y indicated city council faith in the negotiating com- Hamilton Junior High Has New Vice-Principal The Lethbridge public school (toba and British Columbia, Mr board Tuesday approved ap- pointments to four administra- tive posts with the public school system. Named vice-principal of "Ham- ilton Junior High School was S. Kendrick S m i t h, who is now principal of the Bow Island elementary school. Mr. Smith, was born in South Wales, obtained his bachelor of education degree from the Uni- versity taught 1958. of Alberta and has ill the province since George H. Bcvan will be the co-ordinator of the new depart- ment curriculum and instruc- tional services. Having degrees from the Universities of Mani- Bevan is now completing requirements for his Ph.D at the University of Alberta. Co-Ordinator of another newly created department person- nel and material 1'esources will be Gerald G. Probe, a native son of Regina. He has 10 years experience in the Regina school system awl is now work- ing on his Ph.D at the Univer- sity of Oregon. A native of Ontario who has spent most of his life in Leth- bridge, Robert Gall, will take over the duties of co-ordinator of the department of school services. Mr. Gall has obtained all his experience in the city's school system and for the past two years has been the co-ordin- ator of guidance and psychologi- cal services. While the board approved all of the appointments, there was some discussion on Ihe advis- ability of bringing in persons from outside the city to fill loc positions. Trustee Doug McPhersc said he felt theorothy Gooder School for the lentally retarded, and Oliver ouse, a live in retarded hildren's residence in Leth- ridge. Sunrise Ranch in Coaldale, 'Men provides services for dull mental retardates by en- ouraging and expanding their olenlial, is also a project o! is Lethbridge Association for he Mentally Retarded. The blitz starts at 5 p.m. College Appointment Finlay Bruce McPherson of oronto has been eppoinled as e director of tecluiical-voca- onal educalion at the Leth- idge Community College. Mr. McPherson has spent the ast years as tlie supervis- r of the applied technology oup at tlie Humber College of pplied Arts and Technology Toronto. Prior to thai he was wilh a nsulting> engineenig firm in urlington, Ont. as a structural esign engineer. He has also ught at tlw Northern Ontar- Institule of Technology al riand Lake, Ontario. Mr. 'McPherson will assume s post in July. He replaces el Jubber, who is taking a ar's sabbalical leave lo study Brigham Young University. ship such as that which emerg ed in Quebec to promote the at litudes and practices necessar lo effect a union of the three Prairie provinces, Dr. Alan M Thomas said here. Dr. Thomas, executive assis tant to Robert Stanbury, federa minister in charge of citizen ship, told the One Prairie Prov- ince Enquiry that to effect union there must be a belief tha that change is necessary ant that the specific change will be better. "To sow such an idea takes leadership a western Rene Levesque, courage and he said. Mr. Levesque led his separa- tist Parti Quebecois in gaining 24 per cent of the popular vote in the Quebec provincial elec- Lion earlier this month. Dr. Thomas said the second slep is the formation of groups to develop the skills and tech- niques required to atlain such a gaol. He said while "impressed" with the idea of union, "I do not believe it can be imposed" on the people of the Prairies. "What I have not yet discern- ed is a posilive reason, one that can ignite the popular engines of political change." Speaking on education, learn- ing and state building, Dr. Thomas said in order to achieve what the conference proposes, people must learn and "teachers must be pur- suaded of the values of the cause." He said loyalty now is Lhe main charcteristic of emerging movements for self-determina- tion. "Radio by intensifying a sense of identity based upon a spoken lanugage was (he chief spark of regeneration for French-Can- ada cenlred on Quebec." Dr. Thomas said broadcasting remains for Canada, "as for the entire world, Hie chief stormy petrel of the flowering of sepai atist movements." However, the leaders of mos of the new McLuhanesque tri bal community movements to- ward self-determination usuall are products of tlie funadmenta ly print-oriented system of edu cation, "The one outburst of the logi cal consistent print-orieiitatic appears to be found in these sen sible, bureaucratically-design ed agglomerates like th West Indies Federation, the East African Federation an Malaysia, all of which have fai he said. "Canada, as an earlier exam pie, seems to teeter" on th abyss of a.comparable failure.1 He said the emergence of a popular movement for union o the Prairies, if one exists, has not been accompanied by "the confrontation, the demonstration Correction A picture on page 3 of The ferald, May 11, showing a cheque for being pre sented to the Alberta Associa ion for the Mentally Retarded ly the Alberta Auctioneers As- ociation, said the Lethbridge charily auction contributed JOO to the total amounl. This otal amount should have been EUROPEAN FIRSTS The first Europeans to set eyes on Guam were part of Ma- ellan's expedition in 1521. LETHBRIDGE REFRIGERATION LTD. REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE I PHONE 326-4333 CANADA'S FINEST COLD FUR STORAGE Call 327-4348 for Rapid PicK-up CANADIAN FURRIERS Pnramount Theatre Building MARQUIS BAKERY MARQUIS HOTEL ILDO. PHONE 327-4441 Special Prices in Effect Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May T4th, 15th, 16th! Freneh Apple 65c Butterfly Buns....................dM. 59c Rum and Butter Cakes Dinner Buns 63c the parade, the sit-in, the teach- in, the bomb and continuous agi- tation. "A consideration of Lhe leis- ure group that stimulates so many of our contemporary movements the young does not reveal overwhelming support or event in said, however, the west. Dr. Thomas his "ignorance of this may sim- ply be the blindness of an east- erner coming from Toronto or Ottawa the Iwo are often in- distinguishable in the annals of western crime." Perhaps the shifting of blocs associated with national politics may be s factor in producing major alterations in the Prairie psyche that provides the grounds for genuine unification in some form or another, he said. "Tlie granite conservatism of Manitoba now just shifting a jttle lo moderate liberalism, tlie radical populism of Saskat- chewan with its real commit- ment lo tlie grass roots now struggling with industrialization, -he homely conservatism of Al- berta now transformed by great vealth inlo a conservative lib- eralism. are important con- siderations. "Changes have occurred that may in fact have created great- er commonality. although I am not yet convinced that it is the basis for the necessary' con- vulsion of union, or that what might be gained were this forc- ed for whalcver reason, might be much greater than that which was he said. However, the process of mov- ing toward union "would pro- duce a Prairie flowering in every area of human endeavor." 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