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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE Thursday, May 28, 1970- V of L Convocation Saturday Scholarship Winners Named orce and attendance at the rniversity of Wyoming. He has been actively involved i student activities, and has ervcd as a student representa- ve on the U of L General Council executive com- nittee and as external vice- resident of the students' so- aety council. In 1969 he received the Alfred and Blanche McGuire cholarship. Mr. Newkirk and his wife Cynthia hope to teach in Afn- a Samoa or the Solomon Is- ands following his graduation. REG NEWKIRK Reg Newkirk is a recipienl this year of one of the two Um versity of Lethbridge Research Scholarships in Arts and Sci ence, valued at He will receive his bachelor of arts degree "with great dis tinction" signifying a straight-A average at U of L Spring Convocation ceremonies this Saturday. Mr Newkirk has also been elected by graduating students to reply on their behalf to th main Convocation address, tt be given by Jim Cousins, chair man of the U of L history de- partment. Born in New York, Mr. New kirk reached the TJ of L afte service in the United States Ai Weed Control Urged In City Srping is the time of yea weeds become a problem, an this is the time of year to con trol them, says W. M. (Bill Brown, superintendent of cit parks and recreation. He said all residents shoul make arrangements to hav weeds controlled on undevelop ed property or bark lanes. Information of proper weed disposal methods can be ob tained from the parks and rec reation department, telephone CONST. W. D. MAXWELL RCMP Constable W. D. Max- well is recipient of the Arts and Science Gold Medal and Scholarship this year, valued at He will also receive his bach- MRS. VALERYE HUNT Mrs. Valerye Hunt is a re- cipient this year of one of the two University of Leth bridge Research Scholarships hi Arts and Science. She will also receive he: bachelor of arts degree "with great distinction" signifying a straight-A U of L Spring Convocation ceremonie. this Saturday. Mrs. Hunt was one of the first students admitted to the U of L under its "mature stu dent" category, in 1967. She wa 24 at the time and had com pleted more than four years a; a bank employee. She attended a Lethbridgi Junior College summer to improve her university ac mission qualifications, and pro ceeded through all of her uni versity classes with the highes possible marks. She plans to continue he education. dor of arts degree "with great distinction" signifying a straightrA average at the U of L Spring Convocation Sat- urday. Const. Maxwell enlisted in the RCMP in Nova Scotia in 1962, and eventually was transferred to Picture Butte. He started his studies at the U of L in 1968. He attended university as a full-time student while retain- ing his full-time police job, and by attending the 1969 summer session and taking an increased course load each.year, com- pleted his three-year program in only two the same time maintaining the highest possible average. In 1969 he was awarded the Judge Louis S. Turcotte Award. He plans to continue his uni- versity education. Weekend Meeting KCs Seminar For Council And Staff Members al Lethbridge city council and administrative staff will hold a policy making sem- inar Sunday. The mayor, council mem- bers, city manager and city solicitor are scheduled _ to at- tend Hie seminar, organized by a committee headed by Alder- man Vera Ferguson. Tentatively planned as the first of several meetings, the discussion will centre on the functions of the mayor, council, city manager and' the city's commissions, boards and com mittees. Alderman Jim Anderson, Rex Little and Joe Bafla have been designated discussion group leaders. ATA Head Speaks In City Caution Urged With Act .Hor About 350 delegates and visit- >rs are expected to attend the Ath annual state (provincial) (invention of the Knights of olumbus Friday through Sun- ay at the El Rancho Motor Mel. The convention, to draw mem- bers of the Roman Catholic nen's organization from amiss Alberta, will feature an official tate banquet Saturday evening and an outdoor mass Sunday rorning at Catholic Central High School. The three-day event will mark the diamond jubilee of M organization in Alberta. It vill officially open Saturday at :15 a.m. at the "motor hotel The increased local autonomy granted by the new Alberta School Act is a two edged blade that should be used with caution, particularly where methods of contract bargaining are concerned. And, said Alberta Teachers' Association President Ivan P. Stonehocker, it is likely that the next year will see the start of several court cases to deter- mine how to interpret clauses in the new act. Mr. Stmehocker was speak- ing to the annual meeting of the County of Lethbridge ATA local Wednesday m'ght. ____ BOYD'S PHARMACY ITD- Next Phon, 328-3740 Foil Office Servio Prescription Servici Max Factor and Du Barry Cosmetics Free Delivery 9 a.m. to 9 p.m Monday thru Friday Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sundays and Holidays He said that while the Leth- bridge Medicine Hat school wards' new employers' associ- ation was not in keeping with best bargaining methods, he was happy some bargaining re- gions were being formed. "It would be a good thing for some region to go through the whole system of regional bar- Mr. Stonehocker said. "But that means going through all bargaining not just sal- aries, but working conditions "I think they'll find that the time factor involved in getttai all of the groups together, and problems in gaining concensus for their proposals will be too Mr. Stonehocker said. "It will kill the idea if every one sees the problems one re- gion has." He said there had to be full understanding that working con ditfons were no longer legall: under jurisdiction of the schoo boards: the new School Act and Labor Act specify that they are SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 legotiable. Many of the changes n the new act have also made negotiation of particular work- ing conditions necessary. Some boards, he said, are try- ng to avoid discussion of any sacher working conditions, and are planning to retain their old :olicy books concerning them. The ATA has directed all of its locals to form their own re- la'onal groups to match any formed by school boards, and will demand that all matters in- cluding salaries, fringe benefits and working conditions be spell- ed out in contracts this year. Mr. Stonehocker added that a regional contract could not log- ically have local differences in it to accommodate what school boards claimed were different local conditions: "That would become a hope- less mess a cafeteria con- tract where you picked what- ever you wanted from the shelves, and ignored everything he said. "What would be the He said if school boards were using the regional bargaining system to combine forces for better negotiating teams, they were "recognizing the problem but not getting to the right an learn TYPING this SUMMER HENDERSON COLLEGE of BUSINESS (LETHBRIDGE) Presents "TEEN TYPING" July 6th August 7th a.m. ts 12 noon MONDAY through FRIDAY Ages 11 to 20. ONE AND A HAIF HOURS OF TYPING THREE QUARTERS OF AN HOUR OF SPELLING TEXT BOOKS SUPPLIED HENDERSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (LETHBRIDGE) 202 Woolworlh Bldg. Phone 327-3968 NAME ADDRESS AGE..........PHONE.......... MRS. GEORGIA FOOKS Mrs. Georgia Fooks is recip ient of the William Aberhart Gold Medal and Scholarship i Education offered by the Leth bridge local of the Albert Teachers' Association, and val- ued at She will also receive he bachelor of education degree "with great distinction" sig- nifying a straight-A at the U of L Spring Convoca tion Saturday. Prior to her U of L educa tion, she studied journalism for two years at Brigham Young University, leaving BYU to re- turn to Lethbridge to raise her an 18-year break in her university training. During that time she hosted local television program calle aiid won a Libert Magazine award in 1958. She enrolled at the U of n and has been activel involved in the faculty of ed cation's special activities in eluding its English Educatio Centre, a travelling trailer-lab oratory. He' suggested a better system would be for the Alberta Schoo Trustees' Association to which all boards belong to employ a fleet of prcfessiona negotiators as the ATA has done, and send them out from their head office in Edmonton to locals who were having ne- gotiating difficulties. Mr. said vha education needed in Alberta was not regional bargaining but a more reasonable system of teacher board committees formed on a local level to dis cuss all matters relating to ed ucation, not just teacher sal ties. He said an example of how successful a teacher board committee can be is the Leth bridge divided school year pro- gram, which was entered into only after extensive meeting: which included parents aw teachers as well as school trus tecs. Mr. Stonehocker said the new School Act has paved the way for improvements in education "if all parties on the local leve can agree about the matters they discuss." But if they can't which he said he expects will be the case strikes and other prob tens will develop: "There will be either chaos or confronta lion and neither will serve educ a t i o n to its best advan- tage." Music Exams June 1-8 The Western Beard of Music radical examinations will be leld in the classroom building of the University of Lethbridge une 1-8. Piano exams will take the full week. The singing asso- ciate exam will be held June and wind instnimentallists vin be examined June 3. Piano examiners will be Ro- wena Dickey, a member of the xiuisiana State University School of Music, and Lawrence Tones, of the department oi music at Brandon University. Robert Irwin of the School of Music, University of Mani- toba, will judge the singing candidate. Dr. John DBs of the Univer- sity of Alberta's department 0 music, will examine the win students. HAROLD CARDINAL, RIGHT, EXPLAINS POINT TO REV. DiNNIS CHATAIN Indians' Problems Said Same In North And South Alberta Billing Change On Utilities City manager Tom Ferguson has announced that users of the city's garbage pick up service will have an adjustment on their next utilities bill. Because of the disruption o service during the recen strike, users wiH be bflled for 1% months of service instead of two. This will mean a reduction o 50 cents for residential users Commercial establishments will receive a similar adjustment Parks Tour The parks and recreatio commission in Lethbridge wi hold its annual luncheon an tour June 11. By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer Problems faced by Indians om the Blood and Peigan eserves are the same as those 1 by the rest of Ore ___ins in Alberta, says Harold Cardinal, president of the In- an Association of Alberta. Mr. Cardinal, .speaking in a rivate interview in Leth- ridge, said from his meetings Indians recently at Pinch- r Creek, "I found no differ- nce between Indians hi the orth and south" of the prov- ince. He said discrimination and ack of understanding by both yhite and Indian communities -emam blocks to full integra- Mr. Cardinal, author of the best-seller The Unjust Society, Youth Symphony Concert Tonight The Lethbridge Youth Orches- tra will present its annual sym- phony concert tonight at 8, at the Yates Memorial Centre. Conducted by Malcolm Mac- Donald, string specialist with Blood Indians On TV Show Look At the Blood In- dian Reserve, will be seen on television Sunday, May 31 at a.m. The show is a documentary on the life and workings of the people on the Blood Reserve, prepared by the' CBC crew in Edmonton. Rev. Dennis Chatain, a mem- ber of Red. Crow Develop- ments, said the show was seen in the northern part of the province two weeks ago and drew notices from various sources. "It is a positive out- look on life on the reserve." New Officers Of County ATA George Hanna, principal of the Picture Butte High School was elected president of the County of Lethbridgc local of the Alberta Teachers' Associa- tion Wednesday, by acclama- tion. Hs succeeds Evan W. Evans, of the Ka'.e Andrews High School in Coaldale. Vice-president of the local for 1970-1971 will be Dick Hum- phries, of Baker School in Coal- dale; secretary will be Earl Gibbons of Picture Butte High .School; and treasurer will be Peter Slemko of Davidson High School in Coaldale. Elected to the Economic Pol- icy Committee were Russ Purdy, Evan W. Evans and Mrs. Joyce Trcbblc. Elected to the Professional Development Committee were Mrs. Eileen Gambley, Don Schielke and Paul Liska. the Lethbridge public schoo system, the 34-piece orchestr will perform works by Bac Hfljydii and Martini. Orchestra members, rangin in age from 11 16 years, wi be joined by about 12 mem bers of the senior orchestra din- ing the concert. Soprano Doana MacDona' will sing an aria from Mozarl The Marriage of Figaro, pi I Feel Pretty from West Sid Story. Accompanying Mrs. MacDoi aid will be pianist Henry Waac who will also back soloists Pe ey Foster on the clarinet, Va erie Horvath, violin and Kerrj MacDocald, cello. Radio announcer Veryl Toe will narrate the program. Fifteen Grade 6 and 7 strin students from Gilbert Pater son School will play two num bers during the concert. Lethbridge o6oist Dean Ta ahashi is tentatively schedul to assist Mr. MacDonald the conducting of the youth or chestra. Mr. Takahasi, a co stetent winner of awards at t Lethbridge ami District Kiwa is Music Festival and a mem her of the senior orchestra, tt cently was released from ho pital- after' a 45-day confin inent for a ruptured append It is not yet known if 1 health will allow him to mana any conducting chores. The youth symphony concer marks the finale of the 1969- Lethbridge Symphony Assoq tion series. Tickets for the program w be available at the Yates be office; Break-In A break and enter occurr sometime Tuesday evening Sakumoto's Confectionery a Gifts on 13th St. N. A few groceries were be lieved to have been stolen. Entrance was gained aft the window in the front do was smashed. met June 4 with Indian counter- roposals to the government's white paper on Indian affairs. spearheaded by the Indian Association of Alberta, the 48- treaty premises be fulfilled be- Government reaction to the Red Papsr will be discussed meeting in Standoff June 16-18. Mr. Cardinal said Indian or- 53iizations conband native cul- ujre and history should be taught at all school levels in the province. Planning, for the inclusion of uch courses is now under way, "but it will taSe about five years for any of this to be put into he said. The Indians of Alberta are roving they are the most pro- gressive and best organized na- tive people in Canada, he said. "The major factor in the leadership bsing taken by na- tive people rests with com- r for effecting a II-------- tegration of Indian and white communities. "The important point is to make sure the Indian is running the show." This holds true for native friendship centres', which Mr. Cardinal said are too often "set up to help Indians, but are being run by white people." He said the constitution of the Lethbridge Friendship Cen- tre is good because it keeps the Indian in the driver's seat. The constit u t i o n stipulates the board of directors and general membership must have a ma- jority of Indians. 100 DROPS More than 100 drops of sap are emitted, each minute, from a tapped maple tree. AERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE HAS THAT SPECIAL GRADUATION GIFT! JEWELLERY COSMETICS GIFT BOUTIQUES "Home of the Personal Beauty flan" COLLEGE MALI '328-1525 LETHBRIDGE CO-OP GROCERIES LTD. s BEING ORGANIZED FOR YOU! Regardless of who you are, or what you do, there is a place for you in the new Lethbridge Co-op Groceries Ltd. MEMBERSHIP MEANS OWNERSHIP along with hundreds of other Lethbridge and district residents YOU will enjoy the benefits of co-operative grocery shopping and YOU will also share in the control and development of this business. ONE MEMBER ONE VOTE MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE FROM ANY EXISTING MEMBER ENQUIBE TO-DAY! PHONE 327-0421 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CLIP AND MAIL THIS COUPON. To: LETHBRIDGE CO-OP GROCERIES LTD. 417 Shoppers' World Lelhbrldge, Alberta NAME ADDRESS PHONE I "CO-OPS ARE PEOPLE IN BUSINESS FOR ;