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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 _ 7HS UTHBRIDGE HERAIB Widn.sdqy, May IT, WO Second Language Education Grant Set At OTTAWA federal government bo granting this year to the prov- inces for second-language edu- cation, State Secretary Gerard Pelletier said Tuesday. But lie said he cannot confirm a figure of to be spent over the next four years, calling it a "calculation" of Quebec's education minister, Francois Cloutier. Mr. Pelletier, before the Com- mons broadcasting committee, said he "couldn't tell" whether the four-year figure was right or not. It emerged from a news con- ference held Monday after a federal-provincial meeting on fi- nancing education for the pro- motion of the two official lan- guages. The agreement Monday pays grants to participating prov- inces for education of minority AN UNTUNED CAR IS TROUBLE T___tLl___-- afford! GET OUR TUNE-UP SPECIAL ,99 1 ft.99 V 6 Cyl. Plus Parts 8 Cyl. Plus Parti BETTER MILEAGE IMPROVED POWER Offer Expires June T3th! "Chick" Macintosh's LAKEVIEW 1001 M.M. Dr. Phone 327-5697 French and English language groups in their native lan- guages, plus the teacliing of the second language to the majority groups. It applies to primary, secondary and post-secondary education. PROPOSED TILE GRANTS It was proposed by the royal commission on bilingualism anc biculturaHsm. Replying to questions from J. Patrick Nowlan Mr. Pelletier said is the ceiling for the first year. Minority education and second-language teaching "will have Hie lion's he said. The federal grants would not be less than a year for the next four years, but "there will always be a ceil- he said. The government was unwill- ing to enter an open-ended pro- gram in which it had no control over rising expenditures. If the cost per student now is in a province, the federal grant would cover a addi- tional cost in providing educa- tion in the mother tongue of the minority. FORMULA MAY CHANGE But be said the formula could change on the basis of experi- lence in the first year or two. Since most provinces now are just developing second-language I programs, Sir. Pelletier said, he is "not sure whether they can spend the full amount in the first year." Mr. Cloutier said Monday he estimated Quebec would receive to .of the in the first year. There are about the same num- ber of English-Canadians in Quebec as there are French-Ca- nadians in the rest of Canada. Mark Rose Valley West) asked whether the program is an invasion of pro- vincial jurisdiction over educa- tion. Mr. Pelletier replied no. Mr. Cloutier had expressed INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 1911 tower Floor 5174th Avt.S. Phone 327-1541 "great satisfaction" with the conference, the third In a series of federal-provincial meetings on the official languages. Mr. Cloutier and Mr. Pelletier Monday predicted the agree- ment could be ratified by par- ticipating provinces within sev- eral weeks. The only provinces not attending the conference were British Columbia and Newfoundland. Two Killed Crossing At WESTLOCK (CP) Two Wcstlock men were killed when their car was in collision with a Northern Alberta Railways passenger train seven miles north, of here. Killed were Marvin L. Sch- midt, 31, and William Richard Marozowich, 26. None of the train passengers was -injured. The train was northbound for Dawson Creek, B.C. when the accident occur- red at a level crossing. Westlock is 50 miles north of Edmonton. Mentally RetardedPoorly Treated WASHINGTON (AP) The mentally retarded per- sons in United States fro- q u e n 11 y receive treatment comparable to that of priaon- ers-of-war, says the presi- dent's committee on mental retardation. A four-year study releasei! here by the committee said mentally retarded per- sons confined to tax-supported institutions receive only "de- humanizing' custodial care." Drastic improvement is Negro Airmen Protest By HAY DICK WASHINGTON (CP) A Negro rights organization has charged that "severe and criti- cal" racial discrimination is rampant at the United States Air Force base at Goose Bay, Nfld., and has called lor a full defence department investiga- tion Among charges listed by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People were attempts to set up a little Ku KIux Klan at the base and the keeping of files by security police' on all white women in the district who date Negro airmen. Nathaniel Jones of the NAACP said he was making the charges public because the air force had not acknowledged pre- vious complaints. An air force spokesman said Tuesday he had no comment on the charges except to say the air force is studying tlie infor- mation to determine whether it is specific enough to start an in- vestigation. Jones said the NAACP investi- gated the situation at Goose Bay at the urging of Nergo air- men who number about 300 of the persons on the base. "The grievances held by Wegro airmen at Goose Bay are so critical that further delay in redressing them could be an in- vitation to a said Jones. FIVE FACE TRIAL In a letter to Air Force Secre- Seamasis, Jones results of the :ary Robert outlined {he NAACP investigation on behalf of five Negro airmen who face courts martial on charges vary- ng from cursing and threaten- ing language to assault and un- lawful entry. Capt. Robert D. Dubiel, public nforrtration officer at the base, said in a telephone interview: "There exists no racial dis- crimination in living quarters, dormitory assignments, promo- tions or enforcement of military law. "The security police do not maintain a list of white women who date Negroes." Capt. Dubiel said there was no evidence of any move b white airmen or others to set u a Ku Klux Klan group. "We're aware of grievances brought by certain individuals and groups and these charges are being investigated." Chemists Blamed For Pollution TORONTO (CP) Chemists are largely responsible for aixl water pollution and shoul take steps to alleviate the prob lem, a United States chemis said here. Dr. Sidney Undenfrieiu director of the Roche Instituti of Molecular Biology at Nutle; N.J., was speaking to a join meeting of the Chemical Inst tute of Canada and the Amen can Chemical Society. "The factories which produc synthetic rubber, drugs, fibres enzymes and other fermenl foul the atmosphere, water an D r. Udenfrien said. "Most of Hie pollutants in our atmosphere and streams ar there as a result of chemic; processing with chemiste or chemical engineers being re- sponsible for their development continuing production and dis semination." Dr. Udenfriend said the Warn for pollution often has been placed wrongly on the consume who .uses the products turnec out by the chemist. ''After all the motorls produces much of the smog, no PLAYTEX new bra that adds shaping, not Inches, to every "Cross-Your-Heart" Stretch Is a unique design that youthful support and separation. Cool, sheer elastic back and tides. Elastic is made without rubber, so It Is machine wash- able, cvtn In bleach keeps Its life month after month. "Cross-Yow-Heart" Stretch lifts and separates. Stretch Bra hai cups and a wisp of Fiberfill for that little extra shaping. Playtex Soft-Line Padded Bra Exclusivel New "Natural. Soft" padded cups look and feel natural. Cool, porous, holds its shops; won't crumble- or discolor. Machine washable. IF YOU DON'T LOVE THE BRA... YOUR MONEY if you don't lova the bra, Just return'It to Playlex and they'll refund your full purchase price. Full details are on a coupon you'll find on every Playtex Bra packaga. ii a charge for postage and handling. Open Doily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wedimdoy o.m. to 1 p.m.; the petroleum ha said, citing the example of auto- mobile fuel. "But who limits the type of fuel and engine that the motor- ist can Dr. Udenfriend said chemists must take steps to see pollution does not lead to disaster. "To avoid this, each biologis and chemist must take it upon himself to see to it that in his area of knowledge all ia beini done that can be done in correc past miscalculations swiftly; in ids laboratories, his product) and in his community." Leonyard Hynes, president o Canadian Industries Ltd., said if- society gives the problem of en vironmental dteterioration the priority it deserves, scientists "will produce the technology to cope with it." "The costs: of implementation will be high but, perhaps, n more than what we in Nortl America already spend on alco- hol, tobacco and the space pro- gram. "What is lacking, however, Is the collective will and mactan ery to tackle the problem of pol lution." About chemists from Canada and the United States are attending the conference which ends Friday. Mail Backs Tough Lone OTTAWA (CP) A tide of support for Energy Minister J. J. Greene's May 12 Denver speech has come from students, wotessors, engine e r s, archk :eots, even a Tulsa, Okk., petro- eum geologist, Mr. Greene1! of- fice said Tuesday. A spokesman said mtil strongly backs the tough line Mr. Greene took in his Colorado speech to the Independent Pe- rolcum Association of America, le advocated Canadian control of Canadian resources. The spokesman said that at 10 letters received by mid- week, 155 supported Mr. Greene's comments, 14 were against and U notHsomnrittal, simply asking for a copy of tht peech1. There had also been man ban 700 telephone or other such requests for the speech. Supporters included a "distin- guished a Calgary ;ineering consultant, the Al- Union of Students and the "ulsa oilman. Before tto'8 Denver speech, writers were either blasting Mr. Greene about is liloting the Canada water bill hrough the some heavy urg- ing him to take a tough stand ivith the U.S. in negotiations on resources, his office Mid, seiitial for Hie Institutions which offer away-from-home residential care for mentally retarded persons, it said. Raymond Vowell, vice-chan- cellor of the University of Texas and chairman of the commission, said a system of accreditation for the institu- tions is being prepared. The committee emphasized1 the retarded must be permit-. ted to live as normal a life as possible in a residential set- ting, in contrast to the "inher- ited philosophy of isotoc tion, coupled with disease-ori- ented that pre- vails today. Specific recommendations included: review of each patient's history at least once a year, Tax Rate Down At Red Deer RED DEER (CP) Ciiy council approved a total prop- erty tax mill rate of 66.3 mills for general, education and hos- pital purposes in 1970-71. The rate is down almost 10 per cent from last year's rate of 73 mills. The civic budget calls for in property taxes for general municipal purposes, for education purposes aid for hospital pur- poses. appointment of legal guardi- ans to look after the civil and human of each retarded person, and a guarantee of such rights as ownership and control of property of the re- tarded, voluntary Japanese Mountaineer Sets Female Record Kepa 1 (Reu- ters) Japanese mountaineer Setsuko Watanabe, 31, is be- lieved to have set a world climbing record for women when she retched feet on Mount Everest's South Col last week. Her achievement came during the Japanese Alpine Club expedition to the world's highest peak. and involuntary arlmlsjtao standards on the individual'i need for services) "not on what is ex- pedient or convenient at time." individual! who perform staff duties to enjoy the .same u the staff during training, and, when doing these jobs in other than training1 situations, to bt paid legally required wages, SET TAX RATES TORONTO (CP) The executive committee set 1970 tax rates, calling for in average increase .of new rate is 104.56 mills for Mti- dential properties, an increaM of 8.71 mills compared with last year. The commercial ii 119.49 mills, an increase of 12.19 mills from last year.. Home Recipe Plan Takes Off Ugly Fat It's simple how quickly one may lose pounds of unsightly fat right in your own home. Make thia home recipe yourself. It's easy, no trouble at all and costs little. Just go to your drugstore and ask for Karan. Four thia into a pint bottle and add enough grapefruit juice to fill the bottle. 'Take two tablespoonsful twice a day as needed and follow the Naran Reducing Plan. If your first purchase does Hot show you a Dimple easy way to lose bulky fat and help regain, slender more graceful curvte; tf reducible pounds And inches of excess fat don't disappear from neck, chin, arms, abdomen, hipg, calves and ankles just return the empty bottle for your money back. Follow thia easy way en- dorsed by many who have tried this plan and help bring back al- luring curves and graceful alenderness. Note how quietly bloat much better you feel. More youthful appearing and 63-Year-Old School Turned Into Museum ISLEY (CP) A 83-year-old ountry school near here has seen turned into a "museum of le country school" and will be rfficially opened May 31. The museum, in the Morri- son district of east central Al- berta, contains desks and other urnilure and equipment used ji early country schools as well s other items of historical in- irest from the area. Among the guests at the open- ig will be Provincial Treasur- r A. 0. Aalborg and Ashley xxjper, member of tht legisla- fat Vermilion. Wootw Child's Mahogany Sandal Ideal sandal for -run-around feet. Smooth leather, closed toj and heal tyling. Sizes: 9-3. Woolco rice 2.97. PAIR ten's Cross Strap Sandal 8. right way for a man to kaap his cool all summer long. Ripple foam soles. Sizes. 6 to 12. Itog. Woelco Met 3.97. PAIR 3.47 Stylish Three Strop Sandal C, Dressy three strap wedge heel vinyl sandal is available in tan color only, limited size range. Wocleo Prica 3.44. PAIR Open Dally 9 a.TV to 4 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.} Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive m ;