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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J4 THE IFIHBRIDGE HERALD Tuojdny, Mny 30, 1977----------------------------------------------------- Comprehensive program offered to city's youths .riy MAIU.ENK COOKSIIAW Herald Staff Writer "The basic pliilosophy be- hind the Community Slimmer program Is to provide a com- prehensive program of rccrea- lional pursuits for the younger citizens in says Dick Mclls, city superintendent of culture and recreation. "We also hope to provide an opportunity foi young adults who will he entering education- al or recreational professions to apply their skills in a prac- tical manner." "Another aim which is not often mentioned is to provide for conlroi and discipline of the city he said. i'he city is working on the program in conjunction with the Lelhbridge Community Col- lege and the YWCA. on a total budget "not to exceed The 1571 budget was S32.600. The program will serve six to 12-year-olds beginning June 19 and running for eight weeks, tinder the city's organization is the South Alberta Summer Games. "Fun express- ive arts program and play- ground facilities and activities. There is a lota! staff of 30, almost all students, who were chosen from 200 applicants. "The city program is basic- ally the same as last year ex- cept that there are no day said Mr. Mells. The city has organized all-day play- ground centres which will offer modified day camp Bctivities. The Norbridge and Render- son playgrounds are Involved, and there are activities in the civic centre complex during the COMING JUNE 10 LEB. afternoons and evenings. The complex refers lo (he Yales Memorial Centre, the Bowman Arts Centre, tennis courts, playground, athletic areas and swimming pool. The YWCA is involved as re- source personnel for the play- ground activities. The fun clubs held last sum- mer will continue two mornings a week, with the staff in charge transferring to playgrounds for afternoons and evenings. Clubs will be held at the Staf- fordville-Rideau Court, play- grounds Lakevicw and Lions' Centennial playgrounds, Kins- men-Kiwanis Green Acres area. Gyro Park club will oper- ate mornings and afternoons. Tlir expressive arts program is slaffnl by three students wlio travc1 to various playgrounds in the mornings to provide an introduction to drama for chil- dren. The children are encour- aged to become directly involv- i cd with story-telling, puppet shows, make-up and simple drama. The Community Summer Program office is now open in the city hall annex building, and people may register during office hours. Registration is not required for playground activi- lies. Any information on the sum- mer program can be obtained by phoning the office at 32C- 0876. University criticizes enrolment survey Dj RUDY HAUGENEDETl Herald Slaff Writer University of Lethbridge offi- cials, some of whom arc still upset at a recently published Herald survey which shows en. rolment figures are not Inclin- ed to increase this fall, stead- fastly maintain the survey is inaccurate. The reaction to the survey among university faculty varies from to tak- ing the survey in stride. Some of those who are "tak- ing it in stride" maintain the report is valuable advertising inasmuch as many people who were previously impervious to the existence of the local uni- versity and its problems have suddenly sprung to its defence. Mike Sutherland, U of L In- formation officer, said no U of I L figures are available to show SUMMER STORE HOURS JUNE, JULY, AUGUST MONDAY TO SATURDAY a-m-to 5 p-m- FRACHE'S MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP FLOWER SHOP 322-6lh St. S. 614 4th Ave. S. LORNA'S FLOWERS 1508 -9th Ave. S. NORTH PLAZA FLORIST 618- 13th St. N. the number of students who In- dicated they would attend the facility following a university enrolment drive which occurr- ed on the heels of Tho Herald's survey. He said the university intent at southern Alberta schools was to outline the benefits of attending this city's postsecon- dary institution, not to force students to quickly decide about the U of L. At least 35 per cent of thoso graduating matriculating stu- dents in southern Alberta will attend the U of. L, he said, compared with indications in The Herald survey that only 20 per cent would. Bill Beckel, U of L president, also maintains the 35 per cent figure is accurate. While local officials de- nounce the published survey, university presidents at the universities of Alberta and Saskatchewan announced they expected enrolment figures to drop at their respective inslitU' tiODS. There Is "considerable evi- dence" that enrolments of. full- time students at the University of Alberta will drop sharply during the next four years, University of Alberta president Dr. Max Wyman said. Dr. R. W. Begg, principal of the University of Saskatch- ewan's Saskatoon campus, said registration at Saskatoon fell by 250 students last fall follow- ing a trend that started two- years ago. He told the spring convoca- tion that enrolment at both the Regina and Saskatoon campus, es declined by a total of 600 students last year. Expecting the current trend to continue, he said, "we must at least make some plans for consolidation and examine the possibility cancelling some colleges and programs." ROOFING SPECIALS Install a new roof now and lave these drastically reduced LIMITED QUANTITIES Lions1 pool opening The Lion's Pool at 411 16th St. N. is the first of the out- door swimming pools to open for the 1972 summer season, of- ficially opening Wednesday at p.m. The Henderson Pool in Henderson Lake Recreation Complex will open June 7 at 1 p.m. Learn-to-swim classes will bt held for children (G to mothers and pre-schoolers, pre- schoolers, and adults and teen- agers. A course in llfesaving will also be given. Interested people may regis- ter June 12 lo 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. or 6 to 0 p.m. in Gym No. 1 of the civic centre. Further information on pool programs may be obtained by contacting Tom Hudson, pool supervisor, at 328-2341. SERVICE WITH A SMILE Pot Grisolr, left, hos spent three years delivering papers for the lethbridge Herald. He delivers about papers a year. Bob Welch, centre, has spent 1 years as a paper boy for the Herald and Eugene Nakahama, left, has a total of years. The boyj have received seasons tickets for The lelhbridge Lakers baseball club games as an award for perfect ser- vice to Herald customers. The award was also given for Ihe long time each of these boys has spent on paper routes. The national average for a paper boy is one year. CMHA plans fly-a-thon The Canadian Mental Health Association, with the assistance of the Lethbridge Jaycecs, Time Airways, the Lethbridge Air Servica and others, will stage a Fly-A-Thon Sunday at the Time Airways terminal at the airport, For two cents per pound per person, Fly-A-Thon provides a 20-Tninute fligM over the City of Lethbridge and area, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Molly Mitchell. CMIIA exec- utive officer, advised residents that at last year's Fly-A-Thon many people were turned away because there just wasn't enough time to get them all up in the air. There will bo more aircraft available this year planes from Claresholm, Fort Macleod (including Dr. John Walker's plane in which he flew across tho and aircraft from Time Airways and the Lethbridge Air Service. Flay-A-Thon's proceeds will go toward financing programs for the mentally ill. Mrs. Mit- chell said the CMHA has a cur- rent deficit of The Jaycees will weigh In the passengers, issue tickets, load and unload passengers from the aircraft. MRV park in limbo again Blood clinic next week Red Cross blood donor clln- ics will be held on the follow- ing dates In Lethbridge next week, at the Civic Centre: Tuesday, June G 6 to 9 p.m.; June 7 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.; and June 8 lo II a.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. 210 LB. ASPHALT SHINGLES 45 LB. SMOOTH SURFACED ROOFING 3 bdlei. will cover 100 sq. ft. Per Bdle......... 3 .59 1 roll will cover 100 sq. fl. Per Roll 3 .35 60 LB. SELVADGE EDGE ROOFING Knight-of-yeor Alfred S. Tedesco received the Grand Knight of the Year award at the 62 annual conven- tion of the Alberta Knights of Columbus, held in Edmonton. There are councils in Al- berta. Mr. Tedesco is the Grand Knight ol Council No. WOO. Lethbridge The question of a site for mo- torized recreational vehicle owners to use remains in limbo. City council Monday defeated a motion lo consider couleo land southwest of 9th Ave. and 4th St. S. undesirable for MRV use. The resolution was based on a report from the Oldman Riv- er Regional Planning Commis- sion. The result of the vote left the subject in the lap of the ad- minstration to come up with a suitable proposal. The ORRPC reports points out the Andrew report on river valley development does not derignatc the area for MRVs. Council has endorsed the And- rew report. In submitting his motion, Aid. Chick Chichestetr said the noise caused by motorcycles Golf club and city reach agreement cannot be shielded and would be n nuisance to residents in the immediate area of the coul- ee. Hi suggested an MRV park be located outside the city. Aldermen Cam Barnes find Steve Kotch said the MRV users should find their own place and the city should not be involved. "Some things are practical for ua to Aid. Kotch said. "This is r.ot one them." The tact that motorcyclists are now using the coulees caused Aid. Vaughan Hembrofi some concern. If you provide them with one area to "rip lo I at least they might stay out of the rest of the cou- lees. Flood threat continues The weatherman now appar- ently holds the key to flood con- ditions in southern Alberta. River levels in the region slightly below the forecast high wctor peak for this year and are expected to remain at these levels unless the weather condi- tions change drastically. Ron Knight, officer with water resources branch of Uia Alberta department of agricul- ture, said very hot weather, which would cause rapid melt ing of the snow in the moun- tains and rainfall on a largs scale would cause the rivers lo rise to flood conditions. He said the hydrology branch in Edmontcn predicted a high water flow of cubic feet per second but, tiu's morning, both the Brocket and Leth- bridge measuring stations re- ported levels of cfs. Mr. Knight laid the river would have to rise another six to eight inches before the high water peak would he reached. He stressed that the weather conditions would have to get to the extremes to causa tlus to happen. A series of recommendations as a base for an agreement be- tween the city and the Hender- son Lake Golf Club, including a provision to ban the non-golfing public from the perimeter ol the course, was approved by city council Monday. The proposal attempts to place the operation of the golf club "squarely on the shoulders of the executive of the City Manager Tom Nutting said in a letter to council. One area where Ihere Is now ambiguity concerns tho public use of the golf course land. The agreement will give the club re- sponsibility for operating the land as a golf course with no provision for non-golfers such as boaters or picnickers. The clause is intended as safety measure. The city will install a sign in the lake warn- ing boaters to stay away from specific areas such ns the 8th and 10th tee and green. As it is now, "we are encouraging very dangerous practice which may result in serious injury and are creating animos- ity between golfers and other members of the public The city will also loan the club for construction of a new water line on the course, installation of an electrical line to the repair shop and paving tho clubhouse. The original recommendation proposed the city pay for tho improvements. Council also accepted the fol- lowing recommendations: the city will maintain the hedge and boulevard on the south border of the course on 90 IB. SLATE SURFACED ROOFING 1 rolls will cover 100 iq. fl. Per Roll 4 .57 1 roll will covor 100 sq. fl. Per Roll 5 .69 CHARGEX ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. 2nd Ave. and 13th St. S. Phone 328'3301 "Your Pioneer Lumber Dealer Since 1925" LETHBRIDGE REHABILITATION WORKSHOP REQUIRES MALE MANAGING DIRECTOR Quo I if icat ions reqi'irrH Must experience In handicapped workshop or willing lo take traininp course in thii field. Salary rolalnd to exporients. FEMALE SUPERVISOR Exporionced In ihli flald desirobln eipecially In tuper- vision of clicnM nU rxonrioncft 1 nfn willing to tnkn training tourer in lupervislon of workshop. Snlary Relaled to Experioncs Stind application! for the nbovs poiltlont to: MR. T. CHAPMAN President, Board of Director! IETHBRIDGE REHABILITATION CENTRE 1561 2nd Avo. "A" North, Lithbrldgi, Alb.rto 71H a semi-annual basis. A council committee studying the hedge question might still come back with a recommendation to have the hedge removed, however; the golf club is to make no further request of the city for maintenance of the facility; the green fee rates will be established by the golf club and filed with the city annually; the golf club will continue repaymert lo the city at rale of per year for the cap- ital expenditure involved in construction of the clubhouse. The city will now allow the the club to accumulate surplus funds for future improvement expenses. The provision lo not elfow the non-golfing public on the course was questioned by some aldermen. Mr. Nutting said there is a proposal to build a fence on the course side of the lake so the public can safely use a planned walking path. DENTISTS There nre currerJy 22 tisls practicing in including one specialist. WED., MAY 31st and THURS., JUNE 1st TWO PERFORMANCES EACH DAY At and p.m. Advance ticket! available after May 24lh at Foslflra Jewellery and Gtnrltmen III M.n't Wear. Adults children (12 and under) Ruth tickeh for AdullI and Children available at EXHIBITION GRANDSTAND 1 SHOWS EACH DAY and P.M. Drug raid nets suspects Three 19 year old Leth- bridge men were remanded on bail each in magistrate's court Monday for one week when they reserved their pleas to charges of possession ol various drugs. The charges against Yv'ilford Gcan Dcmers, John David ffeginnd, and David Arthur Moline, all of 1st Ave. N., resulted from a joint city police and RCMP drug raid on the house in which they are living. Moline was charged with pos- session of cocaine, a drug der- rived from the cocoa bean which may be sniffed in its powder form, or injected di- rectly into a vein. Although a powerful drug, cocaine is only mildly addictive. Hegland was charged with possession of cocaine and mar- iajuana. Dcmers was charged both with illegal possession of can- nabis rc-sin and the illegal pos- session of an offensive weapon sawed off .22-cnllhre rifle. A police official reported "a fair amount of drugs wcvo also seized during the raid." TOO-ACRK CAMPUS The LcUibridRO Community Collr-fje is n 100-acrn campus well over square fcr.t. of learning space and administration offices. Introductory Offer Good until June 10, 1972 Olympic srain 1 GALLON FREE WITH PURCHASE OF 4 GALLONS! ACT NOW- LIMITED TIME STRin now distributor! for Lolhbridgo and area for OLYMPIC STAIN FERGUSON PAINT LTD. 318 7th Street South PHONE 328-4595 LETHBRIDGE ;