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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta TRAVEL BY CHARTER TO EUROPE LET US ARRANGE YOUR GROUND TOURS SEVERAL SELECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 3JB-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lelhbriclgc, Alberta, Tuesday, May 30, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BtDG. 740 4th AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, AlBERTA Summer ji coming. Be ready wilh n pair of Prescription Sunglasses. Riot, demonstration plan approved NOT FUNNY Making false alarm fire reports is not a good joke. Accidents involving damage and injuries to firefighters and the general public could resull from such a false call. While answering a false fire alarm a firefighter vehicle and its men may not be available to answer a real fire call. Lelhbridge was plagued by six false alarms in a two-hour period lasl night. Fire Chief Wilf Russell said Monday night's false nlarm problem was the worst he had seen since he became fire chief. In the picture above city police potrol sergeant Ed Potts questions a 10-year-old boy who was a prime suspect. Afler the boy was released only one more false alarm occurred. Making a false fire report is a summary conviction and a guilty person is subject lo a maximum of 1wo years in jail, a fine of up 1o or bolh. -Walter Kerber Pholo School trustee 'low man' on totem By RON Herald Staff Writer EDMONTON The school trustee is low man on Ihe edu- cational totem pole and if cer- tain trends continue, he could disappear altogether, .said Hev. Don McLennan, president of the Canadian School Trustees' As- sociation, to 500 delegates at- tending the association's an- nual convention. "We have lo justify why we we he said. "In Ihe past, we have been too much concerned with the physical aspects of education rather than with Ihe kind of educftlion our children need." He said the job of develop- ing the philosophy of education lias been handed over lo "high- ly-trained educators" instead of remaining in the bands of the people involved in the grass roots of educations. "The teacher is the very key to good education and Iheir roles should be determined by the local trustees working in consultation with the teacher, the administration and the de- partment of education." Rev. McLennan zeroed in on local control of educalion as a vital issue. "These are our children, it is our money. It is vital that this man terms is evident today. "We have PliDs driving taxi dime a be controlled he said. "But we must cam (lie right _ of local control. It is our re- j cabs and BAs are sponsibilily lo see thai Ihe dozen." needs of our children arc met." j Hcv. McLennan said Canada He called for a return to needs a stabilizing force in edu- thinkinp in human terms in the field of education. "The failure Lo think in hu- sibilily. cation and it is up lo school trustees to assume this respon- Public must be involved in education Stop the simmer! coofmg is just a phone call away and only Flu; Installation Includes: Biuh con- densing unit, 20 foot line set and evaporaiorcoil. Enjoy jl now! CHARtTQN and HILL LTD. 1262 2nd Avo. S. Phone 328-3388 Certified lENHttX dealer EDMONTON One o( Lhc I commissions and oilier such major reasons for public hos- tility against educalion is that the public has not heen allowed to play an important enough role in setting goals tor educa- lion, delegates to the 19th an- nual convention of the Cana- dian School Trustees' Associa- tion were told Monday. The Saskatchewan S c li o o 1 Trustees1 Association urged tlia 500 delegates from across Can- ada to take into account what the public, which is footing the bill, wants from its education- al institutions. "One of the reasons that the public is disgruntled with edu- cation is that public commit- menl to educational objectives has not been sought. j "Commitment can only come through broad public involve- ment in goal the as- Eociation said. "If education ib to secure continued support from tho public, it must make a concert- ed effort to consult the public in regard to its expectations of the school.' Failure to do so will result in constant criticism of Ihe schools from the people who support them." The Saskatchewan associa- tion said the task of setting ob- jectives for education h a s wrongly teen left, in the hands of lop-lcvel committees, Royal ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Bldg. 222 Slh SI. S. Phono 328.4095 McCready-Baines Pharmacy A Friend the family can rely on! Prescription? Just Call 327-3555 We Deliver! When you'ro confined la bed, or jusl when you don'l feel well enough lo pick up a prescriplion call us. We deliver! "WHERE SAIES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 014 3rd Avo. S. Phono 327-3555 Also opnrnling WATERTON PHARMACY LTD in Waterloo National Pnrli groups which have failed lo take into account what the pub- lic wants. "Educational goals h a v e been debated widely in educa- tional circles but retain an aura of mystjcism for the layman." The report cited over-all eco- nomic problems of the country as one of the major factors in the growing d i s satisfaction with education. "As long as jobs were avail- able, Hie school was relatively free from crilicism and could go on and on without extensive self-evaluation." The Saskatchewan group told delegates that the primary ob- jective of education is to pre- ships existing among varia- bles. They should be acquaint- ed with broad philosophical schools and be able to discuss issues in a rational manner. They should have the basic skills necessary tor productive pare the individual for a "sound, fulfilling life, no mat- ter what he docs." "Tomorrow's e d u c a t i on should make the scholarly world accessible to the child and prepare him for lifelong j learning and thinking, learning. Students should iiavc The school should open knowledge of communications systems which we use lo relate to each other. They should have a broad overview of tha many fields of knowledge de- veloped over the years. They should be able to organize ideas, to analyze and synthe- size, and to develop concepts from basic facts. They should have a thorough knowledge of modes of inquiry and be able to identify relation- many doors as possible for its students and not steer the stu- dent into narrow fields from which he may never escape, the future (he student aware of the values and norms of society, not for the purpose of indoctrination but rather to form the basis for rational questioning aud action." "The school of should also make By niCIIAItl) HUIUCK Sliiff A riot and demonstration police plan was approved by city council Monday. The plan was submitted by the police department as a con- fidential document. No details will be available until the pro- vincial government approves the plan. Police Chief Halpli Michelson has indicated the cily does nol need such a plan now but Ihd his department .should know where help will come from if i! is needed. 0 n other business, council approved a budget for the city's part as host of this year's Alberta Urban Munici- palities convention, to be held Oct. 24 and 25. Cily will still pick up garbage Garbage collection will re- main a function ol the city and the sanitary' landfill operation will be taken over by Aneca Construction Ltd. of Lelh- bridge. Cily council made that deci- sion Monday following the rec- ommendations of the city engi- neer. Council had previously asked that lenders be called for gar- bage collection to be done by a private firm, partially as a base to compare with the cost of Ihe cily operation. Two bids were submitted: Dominion Waste Management Ltd. for per month; Dispose All Services for 850 per month. The estimated cast for the cily operation is per month. The decision to reject the two private bids was based partly on a projected 25 per cent de- crease in the city's costs by a reduction in the labor force re- quired over a five year peri- od. The labor reduction is ex- pected to be achieved by the replacement of equipment by machines which require one less man each lo operate. Another factor was the re- luctance of the private firms to lease or purchase the city's collection equipment. The landfill operation The expenses are for n cily dinner lor (lie expected (inn delegates, a welcome recep- tion, dance and entertainment and entertainment, for wives in attendance. Council also instructed the city clerk lo advertise for a person lo hit on Ihe library board. The board Is one member short since the resignalion of R. Lc.skiw earlier this month. The council meeting next will befiin one hour earli- er than usual, at p.m., so thai persons wishing to ap- proach council on any matter may do so. The town hall type meetings arc held four times a year. Student views important EDMONTON The views of students will cany more we.'ght in education in the next 10 years. Lou Hyndman, Alberta minister of education predicted Monday in an addrcs lo Hie an- nual Canadian School Trustees' Association Convention Mr. Hynrlnian said the input of students uill he fell lo a prcatcr cleprcc hut that the de- cisions still have to he made by the elected officials. "I am not saying students shnild make an the decisions, Gruemoald honored EDMONTON R. D. finion- wald, Social Credit, MLA for Lcfhbridgc Wcsl, has been awarded an honoraiy ship in the Canadian School Trustees' Association. The award was conferred to Mr. Gnicmvald during Mon- day's session nf the associa- tion's 10th annual nioctiiiR. lie received I he honor for his "long and valuable service" Lo Ihe field of education in the province of Alberla. Mr. Gniemvald ivfi.s n Ixilh- hridgc separate school (nis- lee fnr many years, and I wicc president of the Alberta School Trustees' Association, parents and trustees should do be said. "Ru( I do feel that Uie views of Hie students will be given more recognition." Mr. Hyndman also predicted that there may lie a new trend in thinking between secondary and post-secondary educalion. around lo electing the most im- portant people, said Air. Hynd- mnn. "The election of school Irus- I ces is more i mportant than building highways, streets and sewers." In addition, Mr, Hyndman pre- dicted education will see He said universities may, in definition of leaching and learn- the next, decade, refuse to nc-1 jnq the next decade ccpt students right out. of high discussion A petition from residents on nnd four residents couJd re- 7Ui, 8th and 9lh SI. between permits. Ho is in favor of 4lh and 6lh Ave. S. asking the EivinB "K city to provide them with spe-1 AW' Ed Ba.sledo agreed. "If 'I lived in the area and paid cial parking permits was re- cxped have ferred lo a parking committee frce parking.'' by cily council Monday. j "streets arc meant for the A motion to grant permits to movcmcnl of traffic and not for residents in the area who own i Aid. Sieve Kotch cars and have no offslreet I euunleml. "It is ridiculous Im- parking was discussed by coun-1 these people lo come and ask cil but was not put to the vole j us for special because of Uie referral motion. The petition was signed by 32 residents who stated the by- law, which resLrjcls parking on their streets lo two hours be- tween 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily and Saturdays, is "inconven- ient and cosily." Alderman Bill Kerpan con- dueled a survey of the area Burning ban for Sundays? City council Monday instriicl- cd Die city solicitor lo draft a bylaw lo ban the burning of Aid. Kotch was asked, by a delegate, whether lie parked in front of his home. He said to which came the re- ply, "in that case, based on what you have said, you shouldn't be allowed to." Aid. Kotch explained that he confused the parking permit request to mean holders were allowed to park anywhere in {.lie city without penalty. The petitioners requested only to be able to park on the block on which 1 heir homes were located, which would be marked on the permit. The parking committee will look at the problem along with its deliberations on Ihe parking situation in the- entire down- town area. The results of tha parking study are not expected, until mid August. cost the city per month. Aneca Construction was the second lowest bidder. The high- est bid was per month, from Spiess Earth Construc- tion Lid. of Calgary. The esti- mated city cost to perform the landfill task is S6.0GO per month. The cily engineer noted the cily would be required to pur- chase some expensive equip- ment to continue the landfill it- self. Dispose All Services, who operated the landfill from June tost year until March, received per month. A day cancellation clause is in the contract witb Ancca. inihii in inu cjiy uii ounuayb. The action came nl the quest of Reno Lizzi, a resident. told council in a leller the enjoyment of an Mattress casional barbecue on pillow is often "dampened by rubberized col- one burninp refuse which 5 lube body wilh pillow an undesirable camping illr. Lizzi suggested comfoTi. f consider amending the fire size. law lo disallow trash on Sun da City Manager Tom Nulling, who has pushed for a total Tent of open trash burning on camping al occasions- said a and lightweight, should he under the beading nylon body, vinyl floor. air pollution control instead door and real win- under the terms of the fire bylaw, which is more for 4 piece aluminum pole, 0 and nylon cord. 7' long, 5' wide, 3'B" centre Aid. Tom Ferguson appealed for a burning ban Tuesdays conies 97 complete wilh well "because that's when bag do our Sporting Goods 327-5767 I CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic JLLpjaa BLACK DENTAL H E Lower 1 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE LEROY'S PLUMBING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 school, "What about a break between hiph schol nnd university'.'1' he asked. in the nexf. few jciirs miphl nnl allow students to enrol right after high .school j Snid. without. MX or eight mouths of working or travelling or some other real-life experience behind I them." j The. minister suggested that a change, may bo in Mic oiling in regard lo when school Ixwrd i elections arc held. j Tie said under the present system where school hoards j are elected along with cily councillors people lend lo overlook importance ol Ihe election of school Irustens. People are usually timd of Jle said the stress will be on i how to leaiM rather than learn-', ing by osmosis "so that you can fire out knowledge on com- mand. must kMdi people, liou- lo learn, unlearn and he I OPTOMETRISTS Optnmetric health services in Lethhndpc nnd district nro provided by nine doctors of op- tomctrv. VFOR YOUR FURS Do you hove merchandise lo consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 250B 2nd Avo. N. Phone 327-1222 RFMODHIHG FURS 'CLEANED INSURED STOftflGE PHOTOGRAPHERS PORTRAIT WEDDING COMMERCIAL SAME CONVENIENT LOCATION 710 3rd Ave. S. A. E. CROSS STUDIO 328-0111 PHONES 328-0222 WE OFFER COMPLETE MEAL SERVICE FOR PRIVATE PARTIES Ready for Buffet Dining fried CUTS OF COLD MEAT Potato Salad or Hot Cream Whipped Potatoes Cole Slow or Hot Garden Vegetables Bu4lered Parkcrhouse or Dinner Rolls Assorted Pastries or choice of Fruit Tics Delivered anywhere in Soulhoui Alberto! We invilo your inquiries for any fuillicr information FOOD AND PASTRY SHOP 2021 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-8161 1701 M.M. DRIVE PHONE 328-7751 ;