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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta TRAVEL BY CHARTER TO EUROPE LET US ARRANGE YOUR GROUND TOURS SEVERAL SELECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE KAIL PHONE 328-3201 Alberta, Friday, .May 20, 1072 SECOND SECTION NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETH3RIDGE, AlBERTA Summer Is ccir.ing. Be ready a pair of Prcscriplion Sunglasses. Potential U of L students explain their views of the campus JSL. jj_ By HON other plan to no one had a negative d m o n to n is the only place where I can get good right he which plans to attend the U of institution in the will enrol at the I.'jihbridce, three Il'crald Staff Writer The sitv of Lelli-mHfi bridge w a s i built in soulh-BKr I crn Albcrla U of A while one is going to the University of Victoria One of those who picked the U of A said he did so because he would have had to transfer there anyway to All the students fell that the U of L dossn't offer enough courses. Some said it. should try to offer the same courses as the U of C while others maintained it would laboratory science." Most of the studenfs felt that the U of L is still underdeveloped and "in today's labor market, you need the very best training you can the city expands, Miu'll be able to live over there and the social life will be lots belter. It is practically gel the impression that it is kind of second rate because the entrance requirements aren't as said student. "I don't feel il is as say they will go to the U of L. two to the LCC and one to the U of C. The two LCC students hope to transfer to the University of Lethbridge the U of C and four at the L' of A. It's expected most of the graduates will go to the Lethbridge Community College because of "a strong trend to- Ify least partially B so sou'ncrn A'" bcrta students HiP An. coulr1 "their n w The reasons varied for the students who selected the U of L. IL was close to home and cheaper to attend to attempt to compete with Calgary at this time. They said it would be wiser for Lcthbridge to should get into programs that aren't offered any-1 where else. They could stress music or the fine nilTtt'lilLL Eleven of the lli students interviewed plan to go to university this academically as the ethers.1' They said the only direct contact thev h-ivc had with the university is when said most of the school's graduates will likely go to the Lelhbridge Community College. They expressed technical schools and apnrailiceship courses.'' Students generally bad a good impression of the U of L and mast regard it as "their Another feels the will to the V of over liici'C on their why the two university, yet mMn mosl nf the teaching staff is student to tiiG U of C and one from the do so little to also like the idea of SPfe- awl m0bl lnL are opting to attend other universities. The Herald's community by-communiLy study of their reasons why continues. CATHOLIC CENTRAL A unanimous com p 1 a i nl about the U of L is that it doesn't do enough to inform the potential students of what it has to offer. "No one from the students were interviewed; five said they plan to go to university in the fall None will fio to the University of Lethbridge. Two plan to attend the U of A. one the U of the U of L "doesn't, seem to have that good a reputation." "When you mention H. some people j -st laugh. A !of look upon it as a mickey mouse U of A. At one t'-iu .students going to Ltlhbridgc will transfer to Calgary. The studcr.ts attending the I' of L unanimously arced the main reason was that i! is c'ese to home and cheaper ever come to of us are in the dark about what they offer. H h even bard to know to to you want to find out something." "It seems everyone informed. They said the community college in Medicine Hat sends someone there every year to "make a pitch" but neither the U of L nor the LCC has done that so far. They said the main a university close to home. Most of those who will not attend the U of L say the main reason is that the courses they want are not offered. Six of the eight students interviewed indicated they plan to go to university in the fall. Three of those said they will probably attend the University of Lcthbridge but al least one will transfer to Edmonton in a ever conies here, T think they commented one student. Only one of the eight students said he felt any identification with the U of L but five had a positive BYU and one Princeton. Again, a lack of courses had something to do with students going away. "Early childhood education is not offered here in the faculty of education." s.ti'1 student, however, predicted its just a matter of time before the U of L becomes a top-notch university. "In five or six years il will probably be a rtrcrl but (hat doesn't do Four of the students fell "some kind" of identification with the local university while two had a distinct negative impression. How e v e r, both of them are among about I" o! C and the V of A Iban they do about Lcthbridge.'' FOHEAJOST Five of 19 students interviewed plan to all end of the U of L is that it is a new institution and it is cheaper to go there than to Cclgarv or Edmonton. MILK UIVKi; Eleven students plan to attend university in the was also a general feeling that the U of L in trouble" until it starts to specialize in some area that is not available in Calgary or Edmonton. More Saturday. Education today said politicians' scapegoat The "intentional scapegoat- ing" of education is just a lactic being used by those in power to draw attention away from their own deficiencies, said Dr. John MacDonald, dean of the faculty of education at the University of Calgary, in an address to the Thursday meeting of the South- ern Alberta Council on Public Affairs. U was the final meeting of the group until the fall. Dr. MacDonald said there j has always been a tendency to place a lot of faith in educa- tion and, when things start to go wrong in society, as they are now doing, those in power heap as much blame as they can on the shoulders of education. He look issue with supporters of the idea of turning educa- tion over to business so it can be run more efficiently. He was critical of "a busi- ness world that has to be bailed out continuously by government subsidy, that apparently does not have the intelligence or im- agination to r u n passenger trains at a profit and whose manufactured goods are noted for their lack of quality." "There are those who say the money being poured into edu- cation is he said. "What about the money being poured into 11 government ad- ministrations in a country with a population of slightly more than 20 Compare this and other so- cial issues to education, he said, and education comes out look- ing like an incredibly success. ful investment. Commenting on the popular cor for accountability in edu- cation, Dr. MacDonald said it is already there, people just the aren't looking in places. "In every province, there is a department of govemrr.ent- and now sometimes two whose responsibility it is to right i manage education on behalf of citizens. "Who Is to be held respon- sible, then, if the educational system is in bad he asked. LCC considering building own arena CUFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL IAE lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-282? PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. STUBBS Wlicn we explain that your prescription is to be token 'by the drop' you'll be using one of the oldest methods of appli- cation known to pharmacy. Most 'drops' are prescribed for or nose con- I difions. and the I method of their J applies lion is still an effective means of meas- uring the volume ni medication you're receiving. The word 'drop' originally came down to us from the dripping of water, being, interestingly enough, a derivation of the sound a drop of water makes when it slrikos other water or a solid object. Over the years the term 'drop' became the ex- planation for any liquid medi- cation applied which used the 'drop-at-a-time1 nu-lhod of ap- plication. Here at Slubhs Pharmacy, the filling of your prescription is oui1 main reason for being in business. 1500 9th Ave. S. is the address where we're al- ways glad lo see and be of service lo you. Open daily a.m. lo p.m. Sundays a n d Holidays p.m. In p.m. and p.m. to p.m. The Lcthbridge Community College board of governors will discuss the possibility of build- ing their own arena at the next board meeting on June 7. Dr. C. D. Stewart, president of LCC, said tlis college is con- cerned over the uncertain situ- ation surrounding the proposed new city arena. He said it looks like the city won't be going ahead for some time and so we have to take it to the board End look at it to see if we should go it alone." "My concern is that the col- lege is lacking considerably in physical education and athletic facilities." If the college does decide to go ahead and build its own fa- cility, it appears at this point that the city would still have to build its own ice arena. Dr. Stewart said the college arena would probably contain an ice facility but it wouldn't be the kind the city is looking for. He said if the college does build ils own arena he would expect it to be funded entirely by the provincial government. The college had been pre- pared to contribute lo the building of a new city arena which was to be located near the college. Dr. Stewart said he would be pleased to have a joint effort between the college ind the city but that the college needs to get to work right away on a new athletics facil- itv. Red Eye is back in business Red Eye is back in business, according to Jamie Little, who announced Friday the official confirmation of a gov- ernment grant. The project had been at standsti II for several weeks while waiting for a letter which guaranteed the remainder of a grant of which only 000 had been received. Red Eye, an organization de- signed to act as a liaison be- tween community service agen- cies and city youth, has been operating since Jan, 1. Mr. Little said several plans to he put inlo effect in the near future were under discussion but had not yet been finalized. The office is in a new loca- tion at 1134 Lakeland Crescent, with phone number 328-0151 SUNDAY IS FAMILY DAY at ERJCKSEN'S {SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MENU) EXCELLENT FOOD GRACIOUS SERVICE both basic ingredients for relaxed and enjoyable dining! DINNER MUSIC 6 to 8 p.m. rSAISS VALERIE HORVATH and EDDIE GNANDT Three convicted in cabaret brawl By LARRY BENNETT Herald Staff Writer The trial of six men charged with a March If5 assault caus- ing bedily harm to Al Hobcr, manager of the El Rancho Mo- tor Hotel, ended Thursday when three of them were con- victed, one was convicted of a ei related charge and two were aquilted. Samuel Charles Olscn, 26, of Lethbridge w a s sentenced t o three months in jail when Pro- vincial Judge A. H. Elford cited his actions as probably having caused the incident. 'Had you not struck Mr. Ho- ber. as the evidence indicates you did. nothing would prob- ,'bS have happened." the judge told OLsen. Allen Louis Elomme. 25. also of Lethbridge and Michael Lee Swallow, 25. of Topeka, Kan- sas, were each sentenced to two-month jail terms for their part in the assault. Another American, Michael D. Waggoner, 29. of Anchorage. Alaska, was convicted of the related lesser offence of com- mon assault when the judge cited evidence which identified him as having kneed Mr. Ho- ber in the groin as he rose from a beating inflicted from the other three convicted. "There was no evidence to implicate Mr. Waggoner in the assault which caused bodily harm to Mr. said the judge. Richard Burrows. 26. and Donald Andrews, 21, both of Lethbridge w-cre aqukted o f the assault charge. .ludge Ellord ruled the scn- fences imposed against Olsen, Blomme and Swallow were lo j run concurrently with those made by Provincial Judge L. W. Hudson following their con- J viclion on a charge of causing a disturbance in a public place. In an earlier trial Judge Hud- son convicted Olsen, Blomme, i Swallow and Donald Andrews of Lethbridge of causing a dis- turbance in public. Three of the men were fined S-lOO and given jail terms as well. Swallow was not given an ad- ditional jail term when court was told he would be unable to pay the fine and would have to serve the default period of two months in jail. It has been indicated Swallow and Waggoner will be deported following the completion of their jail terms. ART DSETRECH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 "2 INCH BY 50 FEET TRANSPARENT PLASTIC GARDEN HOSE Complete with brcm GARDENMASTER OSCILLATING SPRINKLER .77 CALL GARDENING 327-5767 DOWNTOWN CANADA'S FINEST Jim Livingstone, Andy Allison watch Dennis Clancy style. Gall for Rapid Pick-tip WE INVITE APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS FOOD SERVICE HOSTESS LOUNGE HOSTESS BARTENDER For personal interview phono John 328-7756 tW TMr OLO TRADITION OC WFf Trff il lesiaulattt Golfing Scotti Hy GAKKY ALLISON IlcrnM Stuff Writer Dennis Clancy, the Scottish baritone, lock time out from his busy schedule while in Leth-brldgc to enjoy a couple of rounds of golf at the local Hen- derson Lake course. Though interrupted by rain showers, Clancy and bis two golfing partners, dim Livingstone and Andy Allison, managed lo get in a number of rounds. "Us the first course I've played on over here whore the grass is Ihe entertainer said in his smooth Scottish brogue. Scotland and England arc famous the world over for Ibeir immnculalery-eared-f o r golf courses. Clancy is in Lcthbridge with accordionist Arthur Spinl; and the two are currently entertaining evenings al. the local Legion. They also have a concert scheduled for the LDS Stake House June 1 al p.m. The Clancy family. Dennis, wife Ina and son 1'aul have been louring Canada since March. The couple have three more children. Maureen, Dennis and John, who remained at home in Dundee. Scotland. Dennis, a youngish grandfather, has been singing professionally for years and has been touring since singer tries Ins frcn the world, having lid-formed In places from Now York to New Zealand and Hong Kong to Lethbridpe. Throughout his travels lie has found that the audiences have their favoille SOUKS. "The rermosied tnnes ;ire. The Road Ihe Miles lo Dundee. (Dennis1 personal favorite i. The Northern Lights of Old Ali-errieen and The Road lo Ihc Isles." The travelling agrees Dennis. enjoy it. hut I would slav al home with the family of course. Ils not Ihe ravoilini: or (hi1 emerlaining thai wears one down, its the fart that one is continually meeting new people and renewing old aquaintnnccs." Dennis has played such well-known places as Carneg.c Hall in New York, the Valley Music Hall in Sail Lake City and the Albert Hall in London. He is a bishop in Ihe Church of .lesus of l.aller Day Saints and Ihe concert on .lune 1 a Ihe Lethhridge Slake will see the proceeds go lo greens mnie branch in Scotland. Tickets for the concert are available at Dougs am Sports and Art Williams Won erful World of Travel. GAS PAINS I960 DATSUN 1600 1971 VW SUPERBEETIE 1967 PONTIAC IV8 automatic pem RAEWOOD 3rd Avo. nncl 16lli SI. S. 378.1539 Car lot 328-4356 PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE ;