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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Federal gov't trying to close reserve student claims By WARREN CARAGATA Herald Staff Writer The federal government keeps trying to shut down schools on Indian an Indian University of Lethbridge student claimed Tuesday. Joyce Goodstriker charged the Indian affairs department is planning to close St. Mary's School on the Blood one of the few reamining reserve high schools in Canada. Students would then attend school in either or Fort Macleod. The which includes Grades 4 through had a total enrolment of about 400 with about 50 students in Grade 12. an Indian affairs spokesman told The Herald there are no plans to close the school. Miss Goodstriker told a conference on post-secondary Indian education at the U of L that if the Indian affairs department built a new school with proper facilities on the of Blood Indian students would enrol there. She estimated about 60-per-cent of Blood students now take classes off the reserve. And she charged in an interview later that the band's education committee was for allowing Indian affairs to close reserve schools and make grants to white school districts for Indian education. She said the reserve should have a school board to administer taking authority away from the education committee and the department. A student at St. Mary's defended the school to loud applause from the conference most of whom are Indian students from the Treaty 7 area. Lois Frank asked why the department is money into white schools reserve students have the bare High school enrolment at St. Mary's is she and the school graduates more Indian students than Cardston High which has a higher Indian enrolment. Students are transferring from white schools to St. Miss Frank but the department is reducing the high school teaching staff by three. She said there are persistent rumors the school will be but students there in the about any plans. The sponsored by the western region of the Canadian Council of Christians and continues today. Indian affairs rep Stomach chest out Maj. J.A. Roches of base Calgary gives a tip to one of 35 members of No. 11 Squadron dur- ing its annual inspection Tuesday. Capt. Norm Bullied of commanding officer of the attended Maj. Des Roches. The 2296 Cadet Corps will iold its annual inspection oday at p.m. at Ken- yon Field Armories. A review Few more miles should improve trek Certified Oinlil Mechanic CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLOB. Lower Level PHONE SUPER SPECIALI 5-YEAR LIGHT BULBS Popular Sizes V2 Mfg. Sugg. Retail Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN By LYNNE VAN LUVEN There's an people-laden sometimes sometimes moving with crossing the stage at Yates Memorial Centre this week. It's the Lethbridge Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' presentation of Like all wagon the musical has both good and bad like most foot-weary the cast occasionally takes a few wrong turns. successfully achieves its dramatic destination in JethbjUdae FURRIERS Fur Coat Storage Time The Lethbridge Furriers PHONE 327-2209 SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION at the WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Avenue South MAY 30th bsh Sale itirtt p.tf. No Muni Nice dinette table and 4 Good crib and Office Lovely chesterfield and Good Household Complete Light brown rug approx. Light brown 9'x12' Blue-green 9'x12' Blue-green 9x9' Good Green G.E. electric Road King motor Good selection chrome and leatherette Chrome stat- ion wagon roof Bike Power Chest of Dining Kettle Rinse Radio record Wheel Room Electric log Lovely swag Cof- fee 2 chrome TV Small plat- form Good 8mm movie Portable Chrome table and 4 Umbrella Small Chesterfields and 303 rifle. GOOD FORNEY 180 AMP WELDER 2-wheel utility trailer. Specials To Be Sold At P.M. Round oak dining 5 oak dining Oak sideboard with Old high sideboard with Library Small End Iron 2 framed mirrors. THESE ITEMS MUST RE SEEN TO BE APPRECIATED HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 TED NEWBY Lie. 010M3-41 HZOIndAVE. S. LETHBRIDOE KEITH ERDMANN Lte. spite of often-awkward dialogue and sometimes- sappy offers several moving moments. Organizing 139 people into any semblance of creative order requires considerable director Georgia Fooks is to be congratulated for her achievement in this realm. There are noticeable flaws within the some of which tripping over scenery in the ragged choral openings might be eliminated once opening night tremors cease. the important point is portrayal of the Mormons' 1846-47 trek from Illinois to Salt Lake Utah Religious convictions the production captured the grit and determination which sustained the Mormons during their gruelling journey and the background of others' intolerance which caused their wanderings. For all still wobbled off to a shaky rather like a covered wagon about to lose a wheel. The orchestra launched a tremulous alternating misplaced sharps and flats with alarming regularity. The music sometimes overcame BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SALES AND INSTALLATIONS By DON BEhliMAN Thurtdty Evening 9 p.m. PHONE 328-0372 2716 12th Ava. S. even the chorus' many-voiced in other instances it petered out too soon. A less-kind critic might charge the 18-piece ensemble with assault with deadly weapons assault if not designed to would at least seriously maim the eardrums. In only one instance the scene six and number did the orchestra display noticeable control over their instruments. It is to be hoped the members who do have potential will take some time off today for additional practice. Guest actor Nelden Maxfield of a strong performer with a very professional demeanor. He portrayed Mormon leader Jed Cutler with ease and flair showing considerable familiarity with the role. At when jux- taposed to a jittery local one wished him just a little less facile so as to lessen the distance between performers' capacities. by the second half of the opening the LDS players had settled down considerably and seemed to be gaining confidence in their own abilities. Lethbridge singer Kathleen Thompson was one of those showing marked improvement after intermission she'd begun the play as a rigid and wooden Ceha but grew more natural ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg 222 5th St S Phone 328-4095 A gift that'll grow and grow and grow on The FTD Terrarium.. the perfect gift for Father's Day. A miniature year- around garden that arrives green and flourishing requires almost no care. And best of it's a gift we can send almost anywhere by wire the FTD way. mim kXTM TOUCH FLOMST MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP 4thAv8.ft7thSt.S. as the evening wore on. One did that she was pushing her voice to a greater volume than necessary. Perhaps she felt obliged to compete with Mr. Maxfield who has a dynamic voice. Applause and cheers are due the irrepressible Ian Mandin for his role as Fennelly showing us that even a Saint can be a bit of a rogue. His singing skits with his eight sons were truly a delight. Eye- catching in the chorus but with too little for her talents to do was Wendy Burrows. Lending warmth and credibility to the role of Bishop Quimby Leighton was Thomas Green with Helen Hartley gaining strength through the evening as Emma later Emma Leighton. The chorus alternated between pleasing and less satisfactory seeming to have rehearsed some numbers more than others. might be even more palatable if scenes one through three were abbreviated slightly. For the audience will indeed comprehend that the Mormons' trek was a long even if the entire cast does not en across the stage. Brevity need not reduce may even enhance visual effectiveness. Makeup in a few too heavy- costumes and sets were but effective.- continues at the Yates tonight through curtain time is 8 with a Saturday matinee beginning at 2 p.m. should spend more on Indian schools9 The Alberta government should become more involved in providing special education programs for Indians in the the special projects director of the federal Indian affairs department said Tuesday. Speaking to about 125 delegates attending a conference on post-secondary Indian education at the University of Ray Hall said a province as wealthy as Alberta should be spending and lots of on Indian education. He noted the British 'Student loan set-up more flexible than realized' Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON A Canada student loans program is more flexible than most student leaders Jim minister of advanced says. He reacted Tuesday in the legislature to criticisms of the loan program which requires students to contribute a minimum proportion of summer earnings to get a loan. Mr. Foster told New Democratic leader Grant Notley if students had good and valid reasons for not they would not be penalized. plan is a great deal more flexible than most student leaders appreciate at the The federal plan administered by the provinces requires students to contribute 45 per cent of the minimum wage from their summer earnings. The provinces have not enforced the regulation until now. was a growing Man jailed for impaired driving A 23-year-old Lethbridge man was sentenced in provincial court Tuesday to five months in jail after he was convicted of driving with a blood alcohol level exceeding .08-per-cent. Daveid Yellowfeet was charged following an automobile accident Monday which caused damage. On that same day he was convicted of being intoxicated in a public place and fined A 25-year-old Lethbridge man was remanded to June 11 without plea on charges of false pretenses and driving while suspended. Brian Houghton was charged Sept. 1 with false pretenses and May 26 with the driving while suspended. The accused was charged after a man purchased a vehicle with a worthless cheque. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 No Jbfo Is Too Big or Too Small CALL ED AT 329- 3388 Put It In Print For Net Results' See our display of cata- booklets they mean busi- ness when distributed to custom- ers. Low cost. speedy service. THEHERALD PRINTERS 5th AVE. ft 7th ST. S. PHONE 329-3388 concern over the amount of debt students were getting Mr. Foster said. University of Calgary student president has said students making the minimum wage over the summer would have a tough time surviving if forced to save 45 per cent of it. March set Armed Forces Day this year will be observed across Canada June 8 but there will be no official ceremonies in according to Maj. Don of the Canadian Armed Forces Reserve. Maj. Graham said the 20th Independent Field Battery will go on a 10-mile march June 8 along the old highway from the University of Lethbridge to Kipp. SC meeting The Lethbridge Social Credit federal nominating meeting will be held in the city but so far there are no declared candidates for the nomination. Ed a Socred candidate in the neighboring Medicine Hat will speak at the meeting. It starts at 8 p.m. in the Polish Hall at 745 13th St. N. Columbia government has already taken steps in this setting up a million citizens fund'' for Indian education. think it's time provincial education systems took some responsibility in providing special education programs for he said. The Indian affairs department has only so much money to spend and it does what it can with funds Mr. Hall said later in a Herald interview. Although the federal government has constitutional jurisdiction over Indian Indians contribute a great deal of money to provincial he said. Mr. Hall said the department will give financial assistance to any Indian student taking post-secondary training. Regional offices deciding whether assistance will be take into consideration the financial position of the student. he there are no written guidelines for counsellors to follow in determining need. Although the department has legislative authority to support Indian education only through Grade Indian affairs will pay the costs of post-secondary education for a first degree. don't think there has ever been a student who has been turned he said. they need we give it FOX DENTURE CLINIC Esl 1922 PHONE 327-6585 E. S. P. C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Now is the time to consider AIR CONDITIONING from your 'Air Conditioning Centre of the South' CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262-2nd Ave. South Phone 328-3388 FOR Lovely 3 bedroom home with large family open hearth 1480 square ideal south side beautifully landscaped. 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