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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 1, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta If You'ra Thinking of Travelling - Think of . . . ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE - WEST END PHONE 328-3201 or 328-8184 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, November 1, 1971 PAGES 9 TO 20 ERICKSEN'S PASTRY SHOP 3rd Ave., M.M. Drive Phone 328-8161 S. "The Pioneer and Leading Retail Shop In Lethbridge"  FINEST QUALITY PASTRY AND BAKERY PRODUCTS Agri-education branch busy place By RIC SWIHART Staff Writer The extension division is the only area of service of the Alberta department of agriculture to have full - Lime staff at the district level, and essentially it is designed to help people help themselves. John Calpas, director for the Lethbridge regional office of the extension division, said the division is the department of agriculture's "action arm" in the field. "The division assists farmers and home makers primarily, through teaching and demonstrating principles so that the individual clients are better equipped to make decisions for themselves," said Mr. Calpas. "Our function as district agriculturists and  district home economists is to supply the latest information on management and technology so the individual has as much information on hand as he needs, to come up with a decision for himself. "The staff members are professional educators on a voluntary basis - the student doesnt have to come to him." He said the staff members play the role of consultants and interpreters on a broad spectrum of available information. "If we don't have the answer, it is expected we have the means of getting the answer �r can refer the individual to the right source for the information," he said. "But in most cases, the extension division has to wait for the research centres and other agencies to make recommendations or publish material so staff members can interpret it for the farmers and homemak-ers. "We use the research centres as backup sources of information to help farmers solve their problems." Mr. Calpas said all recommendations from the division are based on what is the optimum for the farmer. The farmer, because of a limited amount of money, time or knowledge and the added risk of weather and markets, may have to settle on an approach considerably less than optimum, if he does not use the services provided by the division, he said. University forced to cancel its young artists concert What are termed "severe budget restrictions" at the University of Lethbridge have resulted in cancellation of the music department's young artists' concert. A statement by Dean Blair, music department chairman, and Louisa Chapman, director of the university concert, series, says the department "had no alternative but to take this action under present governmental financial strictures." The statement adds that the department's prime responsibility must be to the curricular ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan 8ldg. 328-4095 students. While the department has demonstrated its interest in supporting community musical activities, the present financial situation makes this impossible without cuts in its own instrue tional programs. Formerly a project of the Lethbridge Music Club, the young artists' concert was taken by the university last year as part of its concert ser ies. Auditions for Lethbridge and district music students under the age of 25 were to have been held Dec. 11 and the concert was scheduled for March 1. The concerts have been used as a way of allowing young soloists and small groups to gab experience in public performance and receive recognition. R R'SrD R H H y R r( H R y R G R GEORGE and ROD say . . . HE WHO HESITATES IS TAKING A BIG CHANCE This paraphrase of the old adage is especially pertinent when it comes lo good health. At the first signs of an illness or when symptoms are recurring is the time to check with your physician. If you wait, what might be a simple Illness to cure, could develop into something serious. The same premise applies when it comes to having a prescription filled. Your doctor wants you to have the medicine he prescribes for an ailment used at once. That is when it can do the most good. Don't delay in bringing your pre* scription to the pharmacy of your choice. We recommend "FAMILY RECORD" for your pre-scription requirements. We keep a personal family itory on your own private card when you favor us with the privilege of supplying prescribed medications. In this manner we can assist you in controlling possible Drug Allergies and Sensitivities and prevent drug inter roactions in co-operation with your doctors. This information is immediately available especially when you deal in one of DRAFFIN'S TWO LOCATIONS DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN GEORGE Haig Medical Bldg. 601 6th Ave. S. Call 328-6133 RODNEY 401 5th St. S. Free Delivery Call 327-3364 R.D R I? R 5 R D R H R y R f; ��: H R \l Council meets tonight-second go at agenda -Ed Finlay Photo FIRST FROSTY - Frosty the Snowman made what must be his first appearance of the year in Lethbridge Sunday afternoon. Frosty's sporty straw hat blew off as he was flying in and five-year-old Penny Johnson of 971 12th A St. S. adjusts it for him. Although he is a friendly fellow, the general feeling is his stay should be a brief one. Manpower matches people with the right occupations The agenda which survived last week's meeting undented will guide city council through Weather getting stubborn Unsettled conditions, intermittent snow fall and brisk winds, reminiscent of weekend weather conditions, will prevail for the first part of the week in Bouthem Alberta. Saturday and Sunday, temperatures rose to a high of 35, with overnight lows near 20 degrees. Snow fell both days, with westerly winds mostly light until Sunday evening. Strong, gusty westerly winds this morning were to change to northerly winds, caused by a disturbance originating in the west coast region. This was to bring with it snow for the morning with the winds and snow increasing this evening. The high temperature Tuesday will be 25 to 30 degrees after an overnight low of 20 to 25 degrees. Intermittent snow will continue Tuesday with the brisk north winds. another session tonight. Several bylaws will receive council's attention including one winch would authorize borrowing by debsnture $800,000 for the new library. A bylaw introduced for first, second and third reading would allow all voters, including non-property owners, to vote on any bylaw put before the electorate. The existing policy is to allow only proprietary electors to vote on so-called money bylaws. The transportation bylaw was debated at last week's public hearing and is on the agenda for the final reading tonight. to Council is also expected consider: -a Lethbridge and District Dental Society request to look further into fluoridating the public water supply; -a land sales committee recommendation that International Distillers Canada Limited be allowed an extension on an option on property in the industrial park; -three letters from residents requesting safer traffic controls at the crosswalk on Scenic Drive and 15th St. S. The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. in council chambers and is open to the public. hnet experienced in city Matching the right worker with the right job is the ultimate goal of the department of Canada Manpower. Frank Besplug, Lethbridge CMC manager says, "our objective is to obtain workers from the nearest - possible source to reduce costs and avoid inconvenience and family adjustment problems." Much of CMC placement activity takes place between local workers and local employers. "Occasionally there arc no qualified local workers to fill local jobs so we must endeavor to recruit workers elsewhere through clearance," he said. "For the sake of speed, clearance is conducted primarily by telex." CMC's first avenue is the domestic clearance system which is conducted within Canadian boundaries. Lethbridge Window Cleaners "20 Years of Service" PHONE 327-4037 When BUYING ... SELLING ... or TRADING CONTACT ^rhutarts agencies ltd. and 'LIST WITH THE LEADER' for * RESIDENTIAL * COMMERCIAL PROPERTY * MORTGAGES * FARMS AND RANCHES * NEW HOMES * INSURANCE "we service what we list COLLEGE MALL LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-3331 "We start with the nearest CMC and fan out to others until we obtain a suitable worker," Mr. Besplug said. At times, clearance brings no results because the type of worker required is in demand in all parts of the nation. Western Canadian regional office in Winnipeg. This bank has listed on its files many skilled workers who are available to relocate to other parts of the country. As skilled and mobile workers are registered at CMC, they are entered into the "skill The Manpower department i bank" for quick and ready ref-maintains a "skill bank" at its l erence, said Mr. Besplug. Overture concert Saturday The first event in the Lethbridge Overture Concert Series is scheduled for the Yates Memorial Centre Saturday at 8:30 p.m. The group is the Moravian folk dance ensemble Broln from the Czech mountain city of Brno. Thirty six dancers, singers and instrumentalists, all in costume, will present a program of music and dances from Eastern Europe. While no tickets for single performances are sold for the overture concerts, series tickets are available at Leister's Music and can be purchased at the Yates Saturday night. Sales of season tickets for the series so far total about 315, roughly on a par with last year's sales. Local Amchitlia campaign on L By mayoral proclamation Halloween was Saturday night in Lethbridge but apparently for many youths, Halloween wasn't at all. Of 20 persons interviewed only two reported visits from small trick-or-treaters which depleted their candy supplies. On the average, Lethbridge homes were visited by no more than 33 costumed imps per house. One home on the north side reported 140 small visitors, another in the same area reported 50. Visitations on the south side, especially in the Lakeview area were the quietest and fewest many residents can remember. The average number of children to visit a home did not exceed 30. Many children who did go Halloweening didn't keep much of their bounty. In one case a child, with the help of his moth-went through every thing he got and kept only the sealed and wrapped candy. He threw the others away because "they might have 'dope' in them." Many parents took their children to visit relatives or friends and neighbors in the immediate area and then home for a party. They were afraid to allow them to go from door to door by themselves, and were also afraid of what "treats" they might receive. City police and the RCMP report a very quiet Saturday evening, pranks-destructive or otherwise-either did not occur or were not reported. V'ith the exception of the local cabarets, costumed atten-dence at local bars was down from last year. Two couples interviewed as they visited bars in costume said the most fun of the evening was watching everyone else trying not to notice them. Many children Halloweened for UNICEF, but the amount of. money collected was not avail* able at press time. Library is busy Circulation figures for Leth-bridge's central library increased to 158,205 in 1970 from 72,016 in 1955. The figures are for adult books only, and do not include branch libraries. STRETCH STITCHES Canadians are usually characterized as being somewhat lethargic, or at the very least reticent about becoming involved in mass movements. Recent events surrounding the forthcoming nuclear blast at Amchitka Island would indicate the planned test has cut through the natural reluctance to cause a fuss. Two local citizens who planned a protest telegram to U.S. more support than they had anticipated. By Sunday evening they had gathered about 160 names of Lethbridge and district people who wanted to participate. Calls came from several towns in the area; one was even received from Calgary. Calls were still pouring in at 10:30 Sunday night, after the telegram had been sent. Those that called after the deadline are being referred to a second organizer, who is sending names to Charles Templeton in Toronto; Mr. Templeton and Pierre Berton are sending their telegram to-moi-row morning. Persons wanting their names added to the protest may contact 327-2391. Calls must be made by this evening. Mr. Templeton may be contacted directly at 247 Davenport Road in Toronto. NINE COUNSELLORS There are nine full-time counsellors in the Lethbridge public school system, including one counsellor in the elementary schools. Singers9 tour firming up Plans are moving ahead for next summer's tour of Great Britain and Europe by the Anne Campbell Singers. Mrs. Campbell reports the British part of the tour is now completely booked for the group's entire two-week stay. The singers will visit Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and Rhonda in Wales and will also sing in the Bath Festival. To date the only definite stop on tho continent is Heidelberg. Mrs. Campbell is looking for other centres that could be incorporated into the two-week tour of the continent. She has asked that anyone knowing peoplo in Europe who might be able to help arrange concerts contact her. CONTACT LENSES There are new soft, supple contact lenses available soon in Lethbridge. They are larger and easier to wear than the solid contact lenses now worn. "I SOUTHWEST AUCTION SERVICES REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. SALE STARTS TUES, NOV. 2nd - 7 p.m. sharp TERMS CASH - NO RESERVE 2 piece sectional) red chesterfield and 2 chairs; 2 chesterfields; 3 small chests of drawers; 2 dressing tables; 3 wringer washing machines in good working order; 12 wooden chairs; 2 chrome chairs; 2 nice end tables; 2 portable TV stands; lovely dinette suite with drop leaf and 4 chairs; 2 chesterfields with chairs; 2 box springs and mattresses; 4 complete beds with mattresses; 3 gas heaters; doors; 6 TV sets; Viking automatic washing machines; 30" gas range; 2 glass top end tables; 2 new crib mattresses; 4 book cases; fridges; 3 automatic washers; canacan; childs school dress; 2 sleighs; dishes; pofe lamps; barbecues; jerry can; pictures; 8' display case; lazy boy chair; living room chairs; skates; 17" GE portable TV; pots and pans; 5 gal. can of tile and adhesive; lamps; Singer treaddle sewing machine; hat boxes; curtain stretchers and golf ball retriever. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT AUCTION BARN Phone 327-1222 2508 2nd Ave. N. AUCTIONEERS GORDON SHERWOOD BILL HOPE No. 846 No. 845 (CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic IBLACK DENTAL LABI Lower Level . MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. ) PHONE 327-2822 SWISS MADE GET THE FACTS TAjHf, 18 yean ago ELNA FAv I  created Stretch Stitches. Now competitors are getting excited . . . Our 1956 (15 years TAVi I . o r d) SUPPRMATIC eon do more than our competitors' 1971 modeli. r�fT. The ELNA SUPER-TAWI* MATIC i. rated the world's most venatile tewing machine. DON'T BUY UNTIL YOU TRY For free demonstration contact SEWING CENTRE 408, 5th Street South Phone 327-8877 or 327-8818 off super kem tone The washable latex flat wall paint for interior walls and ceilings. Apply with brush or roller. Dries in 30 minues. NOW 10 .16 Gal. 3-os Qt. kem-glo semi-gloss Rugged, odorless alkyd enamel for woodwork, walls. Brush or roll on. Retains its gloss after repeated washings. 12" NOW Gal. SALE CONTINUES ON Qt. 1970-71 patterns in stock, prepasted WALLPAPER CLEARING AT . . .. Ms PRICE Sherwin-Williams PAINT & WALLPAPER 321 - 6TH ST. S. PHONE 327-8321, 327-0211 'f. ;