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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 HcRALD Thursday, November 7, 1974 City Scene Soi'rcds meet Tuesday night The annual meeting of the West Lethbridge Social Credit Constituency Association will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Room 4 of the Civic Centre. Association officers will be elected according to Gerald Waldern, constituency president. Delegates will be chosen to at- tend the Social Credit League annual meeting in Edmonton Nov. 28 to 30 Motorcycle taken from school Andrew Kuntz. 62 Bridge Villa Estates, told Lethbridge city police his Honda motorcycle was stolen between and p m from Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Wednesday. Dispensers on campus The com consuming hot drink and candy bar machines will again appear on the Lethbridge Community College campus after a five year absence. The governors approved a request by the LCC student coun- cil for the installation of the machines on the condition that council take on the responsibility for any problems they may cause Government leaving 4less power to people' COALDALE If Albertans don't start caring what the provincial government does, they may wake up one morn- ing and find they have nothing left. Social Credit leader Werner Schmidt warned the annual meeting of Taber Warner Constituency Scoreds Wednesday night. Mr. Schmidt, is the Socred candidate for Taber Warner. "The present government says they are for one thing, they say they advocate this and are for that they say they are for private enterprise and what do they do? They buy PWA." he He told those at the meeting Alberta is heading for "more CLAY BAKERS Healthy cooking, delicious meals, even for weight watchers. Sparkle-clean and no burnt food or pans Assorted sizes and styles. PRICED FROM I11.19" Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-6565 E. S. P. FOX, C-D-M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. UMROYAL ZETA T Mileage Guaranteed Tires ZETA 40 RADIAL Ironclad Guarantee MILES 75% MORE HAZARD 20% MORE CAR CONTROL' 12% MORE AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS. And to be extra sure of safety let our Service Department give you a Safety Check on: BRAKES SHOCKS BALANCE ALIGNMENT All work is performed by experts to assure complete safety and satisfaction. CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE OR USE LETHBRIDGE 1621 3rd Ave. S 327-5985 TABER 6201 50th Ave. Phone 223-3441 HI TIRE SALES LTD. CALGARY 1210-4511) Ave. N.E. 276-5344 College applies for student housing funds Student housing project fund application for Lethbridge Com- munity College has been presented to the department of advanced education for approval. The proposed project is for 16 student duplexes. College President C. D. Stewart told a meeting of the board of gover- nors Wednesday the department appeared impressed with reduced cost and stage system of develop- ment of the duplex designed hous- ing units. The proposed project is estimated to cost about a student to construct, compared to the to cost of constructing the traditional large apartment type student housing complex. The stage system of development allows the college to only construct enough units to meet its current needs and then build additional units at a later date if the demand for housing increases. Dr. Stewart said in an interview the college proposal to the depart- ment calls for the initial construc- tion of six or seven units around the small lake on the southeast corner of the campus. The student housing problem in the city has gradually become more acute during the past three years and many college students only received accommodation this fall after LCC issued a plea to home owners to open their doors to students. The college is in the process of gathering data about the housing shortage in the city and the opinions of its students about their accom- modation concerns. The data is to be sent to Edmonton to support its student housing proposal by December. government control and ownership of businesses, "leaving less and less freedom and power to the people. "If we don't start caring now. it will soon be too late. We haven't reached a dic- tatorship yet but if the provin- cial government now in power keeps going the way they are, we will reach that he claimed. He said the Progressive Conservative Government is taking more and mote power away from the Legislature and giving it to the cabinet. He said two steps had to be taken before the government could purchase PWA. "and those steps were taken." "First the Financial Ad- ministration Act was amend- ed to give the cabinet power to make regulations as to what kind of investments could be made with the Consolidated Cash Investment Fund. "Then the government made regulations which allowed it to buy any company that had shown a profit over the previous three he stated. PENNER'S PLUMBING 1209-2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-4121 Whoop-Up building project begun The Lethbridge Community College students' needs for facilities for intramural and entertainment activities was partially met by the college board of governors Wednesday. The governors decided to spend an es- timated to install water and sewer lines into the Fort Whoop Up building they purchased along with a large acreage April 1. Proposed plans call for the complete renovation of the building but the college board has not received the green light for funding support from the department of advanced education even though its ex- pects support to be granted shortly. To prevent delaying the proposed renovations until next spring, the gover- nors decided to finance the installation of the water and sewer lines before freeze up. The governors agreed immediate action is necessary to prevent the vandalism that is now occuring on a regular basis. The board was informed 80 tiles on the roof were damaged recently and several win- dows were broken. In a letter to the board, Student Council President Hal Gallup said the student intramural and recreation committee is only provided with one hour per day of gymnasium time to schedule all its ac- tivities. "The council activities co ordinator reports that it is almost impossible to rent a facility that will meet the needs of stu- dent association the letter stated. Colleges ask authority to OK student loans Man pleads guilty to hassling officer A 21-year-old Lethbridge man who pleaded guilty in provincial court Wednesday to obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duty and causing a disturbance was fin- ed William Bochenko, 736 14th St. N., fought with a policeman outside the Alec Arms Hotel Oct. 11 after the police officer placed him un- der arrest as the officer was arresting a friend of Bochenko's court-was told. Provincial Judge L. W. Hudson told Bochenko a police officer should be able to do his duty without other people interfering. Michael Kelly. 22, of St. Albert was given a one-year suspended sentence after he pleaded guilty to possession of stolen property charge. He was arrested in Coutts Oct. 29 in a car stolen from Van- couver. Oct. 25. court was told Kelly obtained the car in Banff from a friend and knew it was stolen. He was apprehended when he tried to cross into the United States in the car. according to informa- tion given the court. A Lethbridge youth was fin- ed S350 for dangerous driving and driving without insurance after he was chased for several blocks by Lethbridge city police in North Lethbridge Nov 2. David French. 209 North Mayor Magrath Drive, was pursued at speeds of up to 60 m p.h on his motorcycle. At times during the chase French drove his motorcycle on sidewalks, court was told. Provincial Judge Hudson told French he was an ab- solute menace. "You could have killed said. French's driver's licence was suspended for six months. Douglas Lloyd Pinney, 21, Burnaby, B.C., charged with the possession of a narcotic for the purpose of trafficking, was remanded until Wednes- day for election and plea. Pinney was charged Tues- day after a substance believed to be liquid hashish was found in his possession. He was ex- pected to be released on cash bail. A 30-year-old Lethbridge man who successfully appeal- ed a four-month intoxication sentence in District Court Oct. 4 and placed on the inter- diction list appeared in provincial court Wednesday charged with intoxication and was remanded until Nov. 20 for election and plea. William Michael David was convicted of intoxication Sept. 4 and given a four-month sentence under a new provin- cial court policy aimed at rehabilitating persons who appear in court regularly on liquor offences. Bail for the accused was set at Helmut Geworsky. 19, Suite 1814 10th Ave. S., who has pleaded guilty to prowling by- night, was remanded until Wednesday for sentencing. Geworsky was arrested Sept. 14 after a man banged on the COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 doors and windows of a Lethbridge home. Darryl Helmer, 39, Suite 1619 Scenic Heights, charged with false pretences was remanded until Nov. 27 for election and plea. Helmer was charged after worthless cheques worth about were passed at Lakeview Drugs, 1017 Mayor Magrath Drive, and Woolco Department Store in May and June. Donald J. Thibodeau, 60, New Dayton, charged in the theft of Sept. 12 from a Lethbridge woman, was remanded until Nov. 20 for a preliminary hearing. Mel Hanford, Pincher Creek, was remanded until Wednesday for election and plea on a fraud charge. He was charged after a worthless cheque was written at Dunlop Ford Sales Ltd. in June. Richard Schuitz, 19, of 1313 4th Ave. S.. charged with dangerous driving and failing to remain at the scene of an accident following an accident in the city Saturday, was remanded until Nov. 20 for election and plea. Police charged Schuitz after a motorist left the scene of the accident which resulted in one minor injury and damage and was involved in a high speed chase with two city police cars. The driver was apprehended six miles north of the city limits. Richard Barry Clark. 24, and Viki Palmer. 20. both of Lethbridge, were remanded in provincial court Monday until Jan. 10 for preliminary hearing. They were charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking Sept. 4. Gary Peter Tompkins, Lethbridge, was remanded un- til Dec. 12 for preliminary hearing on a possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking charge. The first step towards removing some of the bureaucratic red tape that has caused financial hardships for some students waiting for stu- dent loan approval was taken in Lethbridge Wednesday. The advisory committee on Alberta college affairs agreed in a Lethbridge meeting to recommend to Advanced Education Minister Jim Foster that the loan approval authority for government guaranteed loans be decentralized. Rural MD experience praised Two Lethbridge doctors and a Cardston doctor were among 30 physicians who met the University of Calgary medical faculty last weekend to review a program designed to expose students to rural practice. Doctors Maurice Simpson and Walter Gray of Lethbridge and Dr. John Hollingsworth, of Cardston, are among physicians from Southern Alberta and Southeastern British Colum- bia who serve as unpaid instructors for the faculty of medicine in the rural program. The organizer of the program, Dr. Morris Gibson, called the course a success, with about two-thirds of the medical students who graduated from the U of C last year choosing family practice as their specialty. Through the program, all medical students in their final year spend a month training and working in one of 15 small community or country hospitals. While family practice is emphasized by the U of C faculty of medicine, "many students go through training with only a sketchy idea of what general practice in the country is really Dr. Gibson said. dine dance at Erichscn's Friday Saturday THIS WEEK FEATURING 'STARLITE TRIO' WEST WINDS DINING ROOM cSvcn LI family restaurant Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lower Lerel PHONE 327-2S22 JUST ARRIVED! New Shipment of FOLIAGE PLANTS Including: CACTI ORANGE TREES AFRICAN VIOLETS AND TERRARIUM FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322 6th Street S. Phone 327-2666 327-5747 The proposed change would transfer the authority to approve and grant student loans from the Edmonton based student finance board to each college that requests such authority. The committee felt the process of obtaining a student loan would be more efficient if it was carried out at the local level instead of at the governmental level. It felt the lenghty delays students experience between the time they apply for the loan and receive it are un- satifactory. Providing the loan granting authority to the colleges would also create an opportunity for college counsellors to help students make a sound judgement on how much money they should borrow, committee members suggested. Committee Chairman Jerome Robbins of Pincher Creek suggested that the stu- dent finance board still es- tablish the guidelines and procedures colleges must follow when granting loans so uniformity is maintained throughout the province. Other committee members agreed and after considerable discussion indicated that stu- dent appeals should also be administrated by the student finance board or some other body that is independent of the college. The committee expressed satisfaction with the student loan policy and the amount of money the province was allocating for student loans. They were merely dis- atisfied with the loan approval process that now forces some students to wait more than two months for funds that they need when they enrol at a college. Bargaining locally wanted Contract negotiations with faculty members should con- tinue to function at the local level, the Lethbridge Com- munity College board of governors decided Wednesday. The governors made the decision after being presented with a suggestion that colleges adopt province-wide collective bargaining that originated with the depart- ment of advanced education. Faculty representatives attending the meeting also in- dicated that they preferred to negotiate at the local level. The government grant to colleges next year will likely be increased by 15 per cent, the Lethbridge Community College board of governors was informed Wednesday. Reporting on a meeting he had with Advanced Education Minister Jim Foster, Board Chairman Bob Babki said the minister is prepared to increase the grants about 15 per cent in 1975 and 1976. The minister also indicated that any case of a college's enrolment fluctuating by either 10 per cent greater or less than its projected enrol- ment will be reviewed by the department. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Phone 328-4095 BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SALES AND INSTALLATIONS By DON BERGMAN Opwi Thurwiqr Evening till 9 p.m. PHONE 328-0372 2716 12th South ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMING 710-5 AVE S LETMftftlDGE-AlTA HEINO DEEXEN Manager oarlock PUMP PACKING and GASKET MATERIALS plus other AVAILABLE AT Garlock PRODUCTS OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36 St. NORTH LETHBRIDGE ATTENTION! UNIVERSITY of LETHBRIDGE ALUMNI U of L Alumni Association ANNUAL BANQUET and DANCE PLACE: Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant Friday, November p.m. TICKETS: S5, or per couple. Available from the Registrar's Office, University of Lethbridge. or from Alumni Association Executive Members. EVERYONE IS WELCOME! ;