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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta IS - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Saturday, May 23, 1970 Chamber Nominates Members Nominations for officers for the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce for 1970 closed Friday, with about 80 names listed on the voting list eligible for 30 positions on council and four positions on the executive. A nominating c o m m i t tee headed by Dr. Doug McPher-son selected four men for the executive and about 75 for council. Members of the chamber then submitted names, with some candidates declining. Rf Morley Tanner was nominated for president, R. M. (Bob) Parkyn for first vice-president, T. A. (Terry) Bland for second vice-president and D. W. (D,wight) Purdy for finance chairman. Chamber manager Wilf Bowns said mail ballots will be going out to the general membership soon for a return date the early part of June. He said the nomination list has successfully covered all segments of the business community and he expects an excellent return of ballots in the election. City Dentist On Executive Dr. Gordon Anderson of Lethbridge has been elected to the board of directors of the Alberta Dental Association. Dr. J. C. Waddell of Calgary was elected president, with Dr. James Matheson of Edmonton, vice-president. Other board members are Dr. Gill Utas of Peace River and Dr. J. Little of Edmonton. Medical Grads The following Southern Alberta students will receive the Degree of Doctor of Medicine at the spring convocation of the University of Alberta, Edmonton. Clarence Roy Graff, Vulcan; Leslie Frances Haskayne, Bas-sano; David Murray McFad-den, Lethbridge; Hugh Verlin Stewart, Cards ton. John Howard Society Plans Native Court Worker Project The John Howard Society, Lethbridge district council, will sponsor a court workers demonstration project during the months of June, July and August. The project will involve two native Indian students, either men or women, who will act as court workers, involved mainly with Indian people. The duties of the workers will be many but mainly they will have to be aware of who is appearing in court and make sure they have a complete understanding of the charges. Dave Rogers, director of the YERTYL THE TURTLE - Sharon Dreger, left, and her sister Janice, took a Dr. Seuss name for their new-found friend, a painted terrapin. The girls, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Len Dreger of Lethbridge, acquired the turtle on a rece.nt trip to Tie Lake, near Cranbrook, B.C. Yertyl provided a special series of "see and tell", as he was taken by his owners to many city school classrooms. The girls picked Yertyl off a log in the lake. ELEPHANT BRAND 16-20-0 FERTILIZER 35-lb. baa ........ 1.85 50-lb. bag ........ 2.95 Free use of tpreadar with every purchase FREDDIE'S PAINT LTD. S16 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5540 OnePPE Termed A Success By Conference Organizers The One Prairie Province conference was a success, and will definitely be followed up with a Canada West Council or some other form of continuing study. OnePPE organizers at a luncheon meeting Friday discussed the various difficulties they had seen develop at the conference, and decided they were generally pleased with the outcome. Cleo Mowers, publisher of The Lethbridge Herald, and Dr. Bill Beckel, acting president of the University of Lethbridge, told other OnePPE officials TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wisely the monument to honor your loved ones. We will be pleased to assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS "We Have Been Satisfying Customers For Over 60 Years" 325 8th St. S., Lethbridge Phone 327-3920 they had been contacted recently by federal Supply Minister James A. Richardson, conference keynote speaker, concerning establishment of an investigating Canada West Council. Mr. Richardson said he had been in touch with several interested financial backers for a council. The two will attend a meeting in Calgary with Mr. Richardson and other interested per- sons next week to discuss possibilities. The council might or might not be situated in Lethbridge, although Calgary seems a front-runner at the present time. Conference officials also discussed what to do with all letters and documents pertaining to the OnePPE, and decided to place most of the material in the University of Lethbridge library archives. Lethbridge council, said by ex-plaining ,the charges and the law as it applies to all citizens, charges of discrimination will be lessened. He said the other main job of the workers will be to discuss how the person is to plead to a charge and the consequences of the various pleas. Depending on the work load, the workers will follow cases through, which may mean visits to the provincial Jail, contacts in the Lethbridge Friendship Centre, or any place where the workers can help the client. Research Essential Students Graduate Miss Delphy Chiyeko Tatebe of Lethbridge will graduate from the school of dental hygiene, University of Alberta, Edmonton, with a diploma in dental hygiene and a dental auxiliary certificate to be conferred at spring convocation, May 29. Dr. J. E. Andrews, director, of the Canadian Research Station at Lethbridge said recently that he believes agricultural research will have to be intensified if agriculture is to be reinstated to a profitable position. "If our farmers are to sell their products at a profit on an increasingly competitive market, they must either be subsidized or increase their productivity." "The latter is the more desirable alternative, but will depend on new technology that must be developed by research." "It will require higher yielding varieties, better cultural and fertilizer practices, continued control of diseases, insects and weeds and the most economical use of machinery." "The livestock industry will also require new technology to increase its efficiency and prevent sharp price fluctuations." Dr. Andrews adds that new crops will be required to replace some of the acreage now devoted to wheat. "This will not involve the simple introduction of crops from elsewhere. Most of these have already been tried." "It will involve breeding programs to develop better adapted varieties, research to develop optimum cultural prac tices and control of disease and insects specific to these new crops." Dr. Andrews says pollution has become a matter of national concern and among the issues will be the use and disposal of agricultural chemicals and agricultural wastes. "For many years the Lethbridge Research Station has been involved with research on the use of chemicals for insect, disease aid weed control." Mr. Rogers said Chief James Carpenter of the city police indicated the workers should also work with people put in Jail overnight and not charged with an offence. "The reason for the trial project is to find out if a full-time worker is warranted,*' he said. "If the project is a success, funds will be requested to get a full - time worker. Since funds for the John Howard Society come from the United Appeal and none can be used for projects during the year not budgeted for, funds will have to be obtained from outside sources." Mr. Rogers said to make sure the project is financed properly, the society is asking interested people who could offer free room and board for the workers contact him at the John Howard office. He said this would allow regular funds to be put to use at some other place. STUDENT SERVICES INC. Home owners. We offer -  lanscaping  Palntlne  Fence Building  All minor repairs and services t) Free estimates  Reasonable rates PHONE GREG OR VIC 327-0872 or 328*7433 INVEST IN THE FUTURE -USE A STUDENT ARMY, NAVY & AIR FORCE VETERANS GENERAL MEETING Monday, May 25th 8:00 P.M. IN THE CLUBROOMS A GOOD TURNOUT WOULD BE APPRECIATED RECEIVES DEGREE Susan Ellen Alger ef Lethbridge has received her bachelor cf library science degree in ceremonies at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. Miss Alger is at present employed at the Edmonton General Hospital. Brief Opposes Air Change The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce brief in opposition to Air Canada's application to pull out of Lethbridge and to Pacific Western Airlines application to take over the Calgary-Lethbridge run suggests the principle deciding factor should be the nature of the route with respect to the regional air carrier policy of the Canadian government. The brief was submitted to Ottawa prior to the cut-off date for opposition to the applications. The chamber claims that all points in a territory covered by the policy are not necessarily best served, nor capable of being served by a regional carrier (PWA). The brief suggests Leth- NOTICE TO CONSUMERS OF CITY UTILITIES During trie strike against the City of Lethbridge some areas of the city will not be rendered accounts for City-owned services billed as utilities. At the next normal billing date adjustments will be made for the areas not billed during the strike. City Hall is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and would be pleased to accept any payments on accounts. T. L. FERGUSON, City Manager bridge is such a territory and that consideration must be given to the type of service that best suits the needs of the citizens of Lethbridge and district and those travelling to and from this area. The chamber feels the status of the existing third level carrier (Time Airways Ltd.) could be adversely affected. Walter R. (Stubb) Ross, president of Time Air said the schedule prepared by PWA for the run would mean a loss of 60 per cent of his business, putting his company in a state of economic loss. He said he would be forced to leave Lethbridge. The chamber feels the schedule prepared by PWA indicates the company is going to take over the Air Canada portion of the service in and out of Lethbridge as well as the third level carrier's business. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 HEINITZ PRINTERS & STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS  Invitation*  Announcement* (24 Hour Service If Necessary)  Bride Beak*  Napkins  Matches  Thank You Cards We provide Complimentary Personalized Head Table Place Cards with each Orderl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING FINISH HIGH SCHOOL AT HOME IN SPARE TIME If you are 17 or over and have dropped out of school, write for FREE LESSONS and FREE booklet - tells howl THE FASTEST AND MOST CONVENIENT WAY TO GET A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA. Prepare to write Dept. of Education or College Entrance Examinations. For free book "How to finish High School at Home" NAME ........................................... ADDRESS ......................................... NATIONAL COLLEGE (AITA.) 424 6th Ave. S.I., CALGARY PHONE 262-4867 A CANADIAN SCHOOL Watch for your Operation LIFT application form! You already know about the federal government's Wheat Inventory Reduction Program -Operation LIFT. v If you are a permit holder, you will receive an acreage registration form in the mail. This should be filled out and taken to your elevator agent. Payments to farmers will be based strictly on information given in the form. So watch for the form-fill it out and take it to your elevator agent right away. The sooner you get the form in, the sooner you'll receive your payment. "Operation LIFT" 500Financial Building Regina, Saskatchewan Phone... 522-2637 CANADA AGRICULTURE Issued under authority of the Hon. H. A. Olson and theHon.O.E Lug 13th ANNUAL Y's MEN'S CLUB TV AUCTION CHANNEL 7 8 to 11 p.m. WED., MAY 27 Complete listing of items to be auctioned will appear in Tuesday, May 26th, Lethbridge Herald EVERY BID HELPS A KID! ;