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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THF. IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, No 16, 1971 LCC students able to transfer to !J of L starting in January By BOX CALDWELI, Staff Writer ''If wo have students who are ready next semester, I can set1 no reason why would no! Students at lire Lelhbridgc ahk- to transfer'Ki thu U of Community College could stan i L.'1 Dr. C. D. Stewart, transferring to the University president of the Community of LeUibridfie as early as Jan- College. lla'T- Dr. .Stewart indicated lie was The two institutions came to grips with the transfer prob- lem during a summit meeting last week aimed at improving relations and co-ordinating the operations of the two cam- puses. not entirely satisfied with the transfer arrangement but, "it is a slep things lake considerable Under the agreement, the col- lege will recommend students to ths university. In turn, the university will in- terview the student involved be- fore accepting tile college's rec- ommcr.dalion. Credit for courses taken at LCC will Ix determined on an individual basis. "The University of Leth- bridge Is anxious to acconuno- dale any student wishing to en- ter its programs and to obtain "We are now requesting our governing bodies to allow 'challenge for credit' for the ir'Todnctory courses as well us the more advanced courses." Dr. Bcckcl added that If this becomes operative "we will combine the recommendations of the college with our own sys- tem of challenging, probably in- credit for work done else- tors." whi-re." said a statement If dent-elect of the U of L. volving interviews with instruct- iLetlibridge Symphony season performance Dec. 6 Three WIN A BOOK This is the first cf a series of five picture groupings to appecr on Tuesdays in the Herald. Maximum age for those entering the contest is 14 years old. From the picture, try to identify the beak from which the picture came. Each of the four pictures above repre- Construction projects? local jobs drop The completion m major con- ftructirm projects in Lethbridge and district have resulted in heavier than usual unem- a quota Wheat Boar The Canadian Wheat Board has announced a five bushel! quota extension for barley for the Lethbridge shipping block. The five-bushel B quota went Into effect this morning in the block. Al grain supervisor for Ellison Milling and Eleva- tor Co. Ltd. said the A, B. C, (sections; quota system is new' this year and involves a time limit for which each quota sec- tion is eligible for Previously, the wheat board would have announced a 10- bushel quote instead of a five-: bushel A quota and then a five bushel B quota. The idea behind the section- j ed quota system is to ensure availability of grain when the market demands require it, said Mr. Nines. j The new system forces farm-! ers to haul grain to the eleva- ployment, say city imirai lead-' Carpenters. Local 84i ers. situation is grave. Roy Berlando. business agent About 20 per cent of the 350 for t'ne United Brotherhood of' carpenters registered with the j local are unemployed. Actual unemployment figures I among Lethbridge and district I are higher, he says, because I many of those registered here have left the region. This is the largest percent- age of carpenters out of work for "quite a number of years." "Unless the federal govern- ment can come up with some- thing to provide work for these tare: Der Freischutz by Weber. Divertimento K. 130 in D Ma- jor by Mozart, Symphony No. 8 in F Major by Beethoven and Overture: Semiramide by Rossini. We have an orchestra with a whole new lease on life." said Mr. Needham "With 5G members, 21 of whom are new, we are taking on more difficult program material." Doug Card, president of the Lethbridge Symphony Associa- tion, said the symphony is "one of southern Alberta's greatest cultural assets, but we are not without our problems." Two years ago the symphony was able to pay its way through municipal and provin- cial grants. These grants are no longer available. wiiich has placed the symphony in a pre- carious financial position. Whether or not the symphony says the House and Grande Cache. will be able to continue will Although the employment pic- depend upon the kind of sup- tare for laborers is declining as port it is able to find from the well, the situation has not' people of the area, reached the dramatic proper- j The orchestra is looking for- tions it has among carpenters. ward to the new season with The Lcthbridge Symphony I Association will present the first concert of its 1971-72 season at p.m., Dec. 6 at the Yates Memorial Centre. Conductor Lucien Needham will conduct the orchestra through its most ambitious program to dale. Svmphony-goers will be areas where the group could be improved. Mr. said it "could use a couple more cellos and perhaps four more violas, and then nothing can stop us." Season tickets for the series of four concerts are now on sale at Leister's Music, in the sentcd performances of Four sents a different story. The first person to reach the library and identify any one of the pictures correctly will receive a prize. There will be four prizes given per week. Identify the picture by the number listed under it. Paramount Theatre Building. vSeason passes are priced at Education minister here Friday Jim Foster, Alberta's minis- ter of advanced education, will bs in Lethbridge Friday for an "informal" visit to the Univer- This year, ths association will also offer tickets on sale at the door for These lickets are intended primarily for those who are visitors to the city and for the convenience i of those who may not be able to attend more than one or two concerts. The association would, how- ever, encourage everyone to buy the season ticket. Advance sales of season tickets enables j h Al'A th? association to plan more realistic budgets for the sea- son. With the financial situation as it is. the symphony is happy to accept donations over and above the regular ticket sales. Dr. Stewart said he would prefer to have the students ac- cepted solely on Ihe recommen- dation of Ihe college "The receiving institution na- turally reserves the right to fail any he said. "So, if we send them a student that does not produce, it reflects badly on us." He said the college Is mak- ing plans to approach other AJ- berta universities to devise a similar transfer arrangement. "That is the direct responsi- bility of the college and uni- versity co ordinaiing councils but this does not stop as from approaching them (the univer- sities) Dr. Stewart said. "We are definitely going to make a renewed effort with the other universities." Anyone interested in being more than just a "ticket-sup- sity of Lethbridge and the Leth- i porter" can be listed on the bridge Community College. i program as a symphony back- The purpose of the visit is to er talk with administrators, teach- A donation of or more ers and students to identify will allow the donor's name to their areas of concern in ad-1 be placed on the program as vanced education. a Symphony Patron. Ccntribu- Mr. Foster is expected to tions above place ths name hold a news conference at LCC on the program as a Symphony after completing his tours. Donor. Cliickenman Thursday Sharon Norton, Construction and General Worker Union No. the hope that there will large increase in season tick- Allied Arts President's night at Bowman Centre Dec. 10 The Allied Arts Council's sec- ond annual President's Night will Ire held Dec. 10 in the Bow- man Arts Centre. The AAC's one social func- the evening a display, poster or some other manifestation of their activities. Invited guests take part in a wine and cheese party and dis- M in f. uhai knows clevaiors will ing a certain amount of grain to satisfy overseas markets. Before. th? farmer could say he would wait [or the next quota ar.nounccment bu: now, if he fails to haul during the A quota period, he can't haul the amount of grain for boih A and B sections within the time pe- riod specified for only B sec- tion. The amount of grain hauled for any type is dependent on the number cf acres assigned to that grain by the farmer be- fore the hauling season started. The fivc-b u s h e 1 B quota means farmers can haul five bushels of barley for each acre they assigned to barley. The quota was also extend- ed to the Edmonton CP and XAR East shipping blocks. A five-bushel B quota for wheat was opened for the Ed- be need-! men the only thing they can 1111 spokesman says about 20 j ets sales, workers registered with the The orchestra, an ali-ama- union are currently seeking: teur group, draws upon the work. This represents the same i whole of southern Alberta for number as recorded the month i its members. Some musicians previous. come from as far as Cardston She also says the situation i and Bow Inland to participate cementing relations with city will deteriorate s t e a d i 1 y in the orchestra. council and other selected i 'rom being open to the pub-: throughout the winter unless Ihe While the orchestra has as members of the community. 'ic. Unfortunately only one aid- j Invitations are issued by the erman (Vera Ferguson) at-j president (Dr. Keith Lowings) Ernie Fcrs of Fors' Hatch- en' and Poultry Farm in Puyallup, Wash, will be spe- cial speaker al the November meeing of the Southern Alber- ta Poultry Council Thursday at p.m. in Ericksen's Family Restaurant. Fors' Hatchery and Poultry Farm is where most of the broiler breeding stock origin- ates for the supply of broiler chicks for southern Alberta. Mr. Fors is extending an Al- berta business trip to attend the meeting, originally set for the 'vening. John Stanley, secretary for the council, said this meeting is important to all hatching egg producers and all chicken broiler, turkey and replace- ment pullet growers. 100 Copies S3.30 plus tax tion of the year, the event was cuss the arts while taking in instituted last year as a way of tne various exhibits. Provincial j liquor laws prevent the gather- -i government provides manv violins as the Calearv look forward to during the win-1 funds for ]oca] j u Philharmonic, there are still a ter is unemployment msur- he said. Mr. Berlando says there is quite a bit of work for carpen- ters in the north-central area of Alberta. About two dozen car- penters from this region are al- ready employed at construction sites near Rockv Mountain Gardner featured speaker Labor and bosses 1 1 meet Wednesday tended Night. the first President's j and he will also honor some as yet un-named deserving per- All 36 members of the AAC are asked to make a contribu- son from the community. All past executive of the AAC were tion of their own choosing to i so honored last year. 1269 Ihird Ave. S. LelhbriJga I The importance of labor-man- best for the most at the agement conferences in estab-! cost labor and I listiing better industrial rcla-! tions throughout the nation is increasing. i Because of mounting prob- j j lems due to technological ad-! i vances and a steadily-growing i least j management are conducting joint studies to ensure a healthy standard of living for all. Displaying this effort being ___________ 0._ labor-management 1 work force, solutions to provide j conferences such as the one I equate work and working re- 1 Let tor during a short period of monton South shipping block. Border juniper remanded; wounded buddy all right Among the impressive list of I people charged with setting up i -ationsrnps are needed to pre- the labor-management confer- i vont Co5tly stoppages. ence in Lethbridge Wednesday "nlle technological advances C. Dale Gardner, the west- reduce the workers Lethbridge on Wed- occur frequently throughout the nation. The conference is being spon- A 20-year-old Calgary man was remanded in custody until Friday when he pleaded guilty i n Lelhhridge magistrate's court to charges of dangerous driving and entering Canada il- legally. speed flight for than two miles after the warning shot was fired and hi.-, passenger wounded. RCMP report the pair was taken into custody only after the right front tire of the car Ian Malcolm Collette was i blew out and it veered into driver of a car which charged j ditch about two miles south of through '.he Coutts border cross- j the citv limits on Ihe Coutts ing Saturday. It was chased al- j highway, most to Lcthbridge at speeds The car reportedly slid 143 up In 110 m.p.h. yards More it stopped. A passenger in t'ne Collette i Collctte's only defence In court was, "I was afraid I would get in a lot of trouble in the U.S. and I was afraid the RCMP were going to take me back across the border." ern regional supervisor of the specific job and federal labor department's bor management consultation branch. Until his appointment as su- pervisor, Mr Gardner had workwl as a government indus- trial relations officer for five years. Ho joined the department of i economic expansion labor in Saskatoon after work-1 many ncw Jobs, ing 12 years with oil and! In 'he clamor to obtain chemical companies. He work-' ed as a local executive of the Oil. Chemical and Atomic Workers' international Union for several years. sored jointly by: the Alberta department of 'labor; Alberta (schools prepare youngsters to Federation of Labor; Canada I fill highly skilled jobs, both department of labor; Canadian labor and management arc in-! M anuf a ct iirers' Associa- vestigating means to disi.nb.ite tion; City of I.cthbridge- Lelh- jobs fairly. bridge Building and Trades Although the number of work- Council ers required for any specilic The LMhbridqo Chamber of job may be ralucins. rapid Commerce: Uthbridgc and emiig District Labor Council: and the i Leihbridge Construction A.sso- the ciation Five in production with Junior Achievetnvnl help car, John Lcroy Elder, 21, also of Calgary, was shot in the neck by an RCMP constable who was following in a pursuit car. Elder was released from hos- pital Monday afternoon. The bullett was removed Saturday evening, coin tcring Canada illegally. An RCMP official said all at- tempts to halt the vehicle had failed. When an RCMP high- way patrol car would attempt, to overtake and pass the Col- lette car, he would swerve to Batting named Gyro president ming. He is to appear in through the Sweelgrnss port of ;rt Friday on a charge of en-1 entry. I don't think he would There are five new mini-1 companies in Lethbridge with production well under way. 1 Junior Achievement of Smith- i cm Alberta is in the fifth week I of its new term. Five romn.-m. i "Collette is a Canadian citi- j zcn and merely would have been told to enter Ihe U.S. wire covered with nylon and cotton. They are shaped to form a variety of animals. The ad- visor company is the Bank of Nova Scotia. i JABASCO m a n u f acturers I es have been formed and pro- glasscs frnm their respective The advisory company is Ca- nadian WesteiTi Natural Gas Co. have had any trouble if he had said an HCJIP offi- i i cial. SPEED lU'STHKTF.n j Bruce Alger, Ted Lawrence, vehicle travel on all roads i George Rhodes and Ralph F.f- the centre of the road blocking I in the Indian Baltic Park is re- Her. the police car. [slrictcd to a maximum of 10 Collette continued his high-1 miles per hour. duction of meohandisc is in full swing. The young people in each W. R. Balling has hecn i company will soon market- '-elect for the'ing their products to the cili- UA( the Fort Club for 1372. zcns of Lethbridge. lighter. H is con- tompkins was elected The companies are TEATOM, which manufactures ornament cartoon plaques constructed from Masonile and finished Tom Tompkins was elected vice-president, Peter Jones sec- retary and .lack Kimlxir, trea- surer. Directors named for 1972 arc with glossy colorful pnints. The advisor company is T. E. on Company Lid. The PSYCHO MAXI.TAC- .lohn Fikles is immediate past i TURING CO. manufactures 1 president. structed with a wooden base holding a rock and match hold- er. The advisor company is the Hoyal Banl; of Canada. .1ACO manufacturers a lighl- er mounted in pop cans. The advisory company is Simpson Scars, Each company has approxi- chcnnille animals made from malcly II members. Open Monday to Saturday a.m. Jo p.m. ERWIN BUCK Manager PANELUNi PREFINISHED VINYL BOARD p.49 4'x 8'x Sheet REVY DUSKY BROWN ...............3'29 Sheet ARBORITE 4'x 8'x 4 colors. Sheet 14 ,95 PING PONG TOPS S'x9' Table in two lections. Reg. 13.95 10 1602 3rd Avc. S. Phone 327-5777 ;