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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta TRAVELLING TO EUROPE? Let us arrange your car rentals, accommodation, lours. Also passports and visas. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall 328-3201 The Lethfaidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, May 29, 1973 PAGES 11 TO 20 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbridge, Alberta (403) 32S-7411 FILING CABINETS Engineer explains pedestrian lights When does "don't walk'" really mean When you are in the mid- dle of the street, obviously. But city traffic engineer, Peter Bowkett says he often gets calls from people com- plaining of walk signals that turn to "don't walk" before they have time to make it across the intersection. Mr. Bowkett explained that after the "don't walk" signal comes on there is still plen- ty of time to continue across the street before the traffic lights change. At a street 80 feet wide, for example, the walk signal may be on for only sjven seconds, but there will be a further 20 seconds before the traffic signal turns amber, and another 4.8 seconds be- fore it turns red. The 20 second interval is timed specifically for pedes- trians and is based on a walk- ing rate of four feet per sec- ond. The total time a person would have to cross the street then amounts to 31.8 seconds. Mr- Bowkett said some lights in the city are still based on a walking rate of 4.8 feet per second, but all will be standardized to the four feet per second rate within a month. "The walk says Mr. Bowkett, "is really just a go signal." "The only thing don't walk means is don't leave the curb because for sure you won't have enough time to make it across then.'' Insurance firm president remanded in fraud case EDMONTON (CP) Al- bert Jasma, president of Cos- mopolitan Life Insurance Cb., was arraigned Monday on two charges under the crim- inal code and two charges under the Alberta Securities Act. Jssma. arrested earlier in the day at his Vancouver of- fice and returned to Edmon- Achievers get Verdant tunnel HARRY NEUFELD photo A would be a miserable place indeed without at least a few long quiet sumrvter sheets off the beaten path. Lethbridge is blessed with many of these verdont throughfares that spring turns into -tunnels of green. This one is on 8th Ave. S. looking west from 11th St. The Junior Achievement group of Southern Alberta re- cently received from the department of culture, youth and recreation. The cheque was presented to the group in Lethbridge by Horst A. Schmid, minister of the department. The annual meeting for the board of directors of Junior Achievement will be held p.m. Wednesday at Sick's Lethbridge Brewery Ltd. Reports on the 1972-73 oper- ation will be given and plans for 1973-74 will be discussed. Council to vote Monday 'All can't have degrees' OK poicer A recommendation will go to council Monday on wheth- er or not independent fea- sibility study should he done on the city's power plant. Council's power plant com- mittee utilities director OIL Eirdos, Aid. VatikThan nt study 604A 3rd Ave. 5. Phone 327-3276 broff. Aid. Vera Ferguson and Aid. Steve Kotch met briefly Monday on the question. But committee members declined to say after the meeting What their decision was because they want the other members of city coun- cil to get the informal i o n through the council agenda Friday before it is made pub- lic. A feasibility study if con- ducted would likely take four to six months, costing in I he neighborhood of and as far as is possible would de- termine whether it would be in the city's best interest to sell the river valley plant and purchase all its power from Calgary Power Ltd. or retain the plant and expand it. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 EDMONTON (CP) er education cannot be made available to every qualified person in Alberta who wants it, Dr. Max Wyman, presi- dent of the University of Al- berta, said Monday. In his last speech to a graduating class before he steps down, Dr. Wyman said the attainment of universal accessibility to "the re- sources of higher education is beyond the scope of this Throughout uanada. gov- ernments had accepted uni- versal accessibility to higher education as their goal. "As sincere as their convic- tion might be, the implication of tiie possible attainment of such a goal is a hoax that is causing frustration and tility for those people who seek the upward economic mobility a professional edu- cation can give." Hs said it is expected that the government soon will limit the ultimate size of the University of Alberta, the province's largest university. This decision will ''imply quotas for every faculty and school at this university." wasaki Doe; your motorcycle meet government regu- lations? All cycles ore required to have n headlight and tail light if ridden on forest reserves. Sl-250 3 cyl. 9 27.5 H.P. Only J30 Ibs. Reg. Ml 250 22 H.P. 6500 rpm 21" front wheel Alloy Wheels Reg. "JUST ARRIVED" Ultimate Mini-Enciuro, street legal, 90 cc, 5 spd. transmission, 16" front, 14" rear wheels LETHBRiDGE KAWASAKI 13th ST. and HARDIEVILLE RD. PHONE 327-6117 FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE ONLY Full Six Months Warranty Coverage KAWASAKI Z-1900CC ONLY CHARG '2299 Bank Financing Available (O.A.P.C.) With No Trade In At present, the university' receives about 600 applica- tions from fully-qualified Al- berta students who seek ad- mission to the faculty of med- icine. Only 118 are accepted. "T h e same phenomena exisfs in dentistry, law, den- tal hygene, nursing and sev- eral other faculties and schools. In total, there arc about to fully- qualified Alberta students who are denied admission to the program, of their choice." In addition, denial of ad- mission was "normally equiv- alent to the kiss of death" be- cause few of the refused ap- plicants would get into anoth- er university. "In such a situation, it is natural to criticize our se- lection procedures, a criti- cism that ignores the fact that any procedure must make denials for admission five or six times as great as the number who receive ac- Dr. Wyman said. LCI film set The Lethbridge Collegiate Institute students' council is sponsoring a special showing of Cactus Flower on June 3 at 2 p.m. at the College Cinema. The price of admission is Cactus Flower is being run to raise money for the LCI band tlniforms. A debt of still remains to be paid. Tickets are available at the LCI students' council office. Although the university will do everything within its power to increase class sizes, ''the increases will be infinitesimal compared to the demand, and this dispar- ity will be with us for many years to come." The hurt inflicted on the families whose sons and daughters are refused admis- sion to the programs of their choice is often translated into hostility toward the institu- tion itself. But, Dr. Wyman said ne- ither the university nor the province can be blamed for restricted enrolments. "There is a definite limit to the financial support a province can give toward the education of people for pro- fessional careers, and that limit is well below the de- mand that exists at the pres- ent time. ton, was remanded to Friday when he appeared in court. His bail was set at or> each charge. He told the court he was "broke." Jasma, 53, had been sought on a warrant since early this year. He was charged with issu- ing a false prospectus involv- ing Canamera Enterprises Ltd. and PAP Holdings Ltd. He was also charged with false pretenses involving a representation to Dr. R. D. M. Lewis of High Prai- rie, Alta., that Canamera was earning about a month and that Seaboard Life Insurance Co. was re- ceiving a month. The charge alleges that Mr. Jasma knew the repre- sentations to be false and were matte by him "with a fraudulent intent to induce Dr. Lewis to advance monies to Canamera obtaining from the said Dr. Lewis the sum of The charges listed under the securities act are: That he, not being a reg- istered dealer, salesman or broker, did, between June 20, 1972, and Aug. 20, 1972, at Nobleford, Alta., Edmonton Lacombe, Alta., trade in securities of Frisian Lines Ltd., contrary to the securi- ties act, and that he traded in Alberta in 1972 shares un- registered in Alberta. He appeared Monday be- fore Provincial Judge Lucien Maynard who said that in setting bail, hi was taking into consideration the fact that Mr. Jasma had not ap- peared for his trial, sched- uled for December, on the second charge. When the bail of was announced, Mr. Jasma exclaimed: "I'm broke. I don't have Cosmopolitan is one of five companies involved in an in- vestigation by the attorney- general's department of Al- berta into allegations by shareholders of an operation involving million. The other companies, named in the legislature by Attorney General Merv Leiteh, are: PAP Holdings Ltd., Seaboard Life Insurance Co., Sioux Holdings Ltd. and Balmoral Developments Ltd. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental fclda. Phone 327-6565 If you can wait 2 days Stop! Look! Be ready to cop a bargain from an inventory of millions of dollars! City RCMP commander transferred to Maritimes INSP. GLEN GORDON Board hires LCC grad A graduate of Lethbridge Community College, Greg Farrington, has been hired by the Lethbridge separate school board as assistant to secretary treasurer N. L. Reilander. The appointment of Mr. Farrington, effective May 15. was made by trustees in committee. Announcement of the position was made today. Mr. Farrington, 19, is a graduate of Catholic Central High School. As a first-year student in LCC's school of business, he received a award for the Downtown Ki- wanis Club and a schol- arship from the LCC ad- ministration. The commanding officer of the Lethbridge sub-division of the RCMP is being trans- ferred to New Brunswick, ef- fective mid-August. Insp. Glen Gordon, 44, who has been Lethbridge com- manding officer since 1970. will take over duties in Fre- dricton as criminal investi- gations branch officer, respon- sible for the operational func- tion of the RCMP in New Brunswick. He will be replaced in Leth- bridge by Insp. John Ben- tham, currently the assistant commanding officer of the Calgary sub-division. Previous to Ins appoint- ment to Lethbridge, Insp. Gordon worked out of the Ottawa headquarters of the federal police force for four years, as the officer in charge of the criminal investigations research branch. Insp. Beatham, an RCMP member for 23 years, is in charge of planning the force's centennial celebrations to be held in conjunction with the Calgary Stampede. Certified Dental Mechanic ICLIFF BUCK, HACK DENTAL LAW MMMCAL DENTAL UDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2122 Super Specials! WINCHESTER T22 22 CAL. LONG RIFLE SHELLS Box of 50 Only..... WINCHESTER MODEL 150 22 CAL. LEVER ACTION RIFLE Reg. 86.95. Complete with Weaver 4x scope and 50 rounds of long rifle shells. Super Special, only Calf Sporting 327-5767 DOWNTOWN bucket Perfect for all occasions" FOOD AND PASTRY SHOP 2021 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-8161 1701 M.M. DRIVE PHONE 328-7756 ;