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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, November 19, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Courses plan advanced EDMONTON (CP) Courses at the University of Alberta could be offered at rural communities through computer assisted instruc- tion coupled with two-way video communication, says university president Harry Gunning In his report to fall con- vocation, Dr. Gunning said specific courses now available only at the Edmonton campus could be of benefit to many people in small towns. "We would like to move the university out to them. "The student could work at his console in his hometown, and when he ran into dif- ficulties he could video- communicate with his instruc- tor in Edmonton." In another example of ex- panded community services, Dr. Gunning said the universi- ty was considering the crea- tion of a management ad- visory institute to "work on specific problems faced by Alberta businessmen." Blackie girl dies CALGARY (CP) Leslie Diane Percifield, 17, of Blackie, died Monday after- noon in hospital from injuries suffered in a car accident ear- ly Sunday morning three miles north of High River, on Highway 2. Brown funeral today EDMONTON (CP) Funeral services will be held today for Dr. Robert K. Brown, chemistry professor and associate dean of graduate studies at the University of Alberta. Dr. Brown, who died Friday at the age of 62, had been associated with the university for 28 years. Born in Beausejour, Man., Dr. Brown was the author of more than 100 papers in chemical research and was also a fellow of the Chemical Institute in Canada. Banff death reported CALGARY (CP) RCMP have reported the death of Earl Malcolm Meena, 39, of Calgary, in a Calgary hospital last Thursday. An RCMP sookesman said Meena had betn in hospital since a traffic accident near Banff Sept. 15 but his death has not yet been officially tied to the accident and investiga- tion is continuing. No further details were given. Boy accidentally shot WABASCA (CP) A 14 year old boy is dead follow- ing a shooting accident Mon- day at this community, 175 miles north of Edmonton. RCMP said the boy, whose name was not released, died when he accidentally shot himself while hunting muskrats. UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge......49 15 Medicine Hat 47 10 Edmonton 29 14 .03 Banff........... 38 24 .02 Calgary.....33 15 Victoria 50 43 .29 Prince George 31 28 26 Kamloops......47 32 Vancouver 49 45 .05 Saskatoon 39 18 Regma 36 17 Winnipeg..... 40 32 .02 Toronto......... 47 37 Ottawa 52 31 Montreal .......50 32 St. John's.....38 32 Halifax......... 48 35 .02 Charlottetown 45 31 Fredericton.....44 23 .01 Chicago...... 50 40 New York......56 42 Miami...... 79 71 Los Angeles ___66 54 Phoenix 75 53 Mexico City.....73 41 Honolulu........81 66 Athens........61 48 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat regions A few clouds today. Highs 30 to 35. Wednesday: Mainly sunny and milder. Lows around 15. Highs near 40. Calgary region Cloudy and a few snowflurries this morning. Sunny breaks in the afternoon. Highs 25 to 30. Wednesday: Mainly sunny. Lows around 15. Highs around 30. Colombia, Kootenay regions Today mainly cloudy with a few showers mixed with snow at higher levels. Wednesday sunny with cloudy periods. Morning fog patches. Highs both days in the 30s. Lows tonight in the 20s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today and Wednesday with widely scattered snow showers over the mountains. Occasional gusty winds along east slopes of the Rockies. High temperatures both days 40s west and south. 30s northeast. Lows tonight 20 to 30. West of Continental Divide Scattered rain and snow showers today and Wednesday. High temperatures both days 35 to 45. Lows tonight 20 to 30 FINAL CLEARANCE ON ALL RENTALS 1974 MODEL 16' SCAMPER PETER NICKEL Brakes, fridge, awning, heater. Twin step. Wat Now PETER WANTS TO SAVE YOU UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. "Serving you over a quarter Century" 302 3rd Awe. South 327-2805 PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing times: Carway 9 a m to 6 p.m.. Chief Mountain, closed; Coutts open 24 hours. Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Kingsgateopen 24 hours, Porthill Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a m.; Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m (Times Mountain Standard) Medical staff complaint list heard at probe Ottawa cool to Dieppe report EDMONTON (CP) A list of 10 medical staff complaints about nursing care at the Stony Plain Municipal Hofpital was outlined Monday during a provincial inquiry into operations of the hospital. The list, spanning a period from June to November, 1973, was included in Dr. Viljoen Kritzinger's final report as chief of staff to the hospital board. Dr. Kritzinger, who testified Monday, mentioned two alleged cases of neglect that almost proved fatal. The unrelated cases involved a woman and a baby. He said the hospital's direc- tor of nursing appeared more interested in the cost of providing special care for the woman than in making sure the necessary care was provided. Trains rolling again EDMONTON (CP) The first train in more than two years moved over the Alberta Resources Railway (ARR) line Monday following com- pletion of costly repairs to flooded sections of the track. Restoration of service on the crown owned railway represented the end of one headache for the provincial government, but the resump- tion of another how to operate it in the black. The ARR, which runs from Brule, 180 miles west of Ed- monton, in a northerly direc tion to Grande Cache and Grande Prairie, is operated by Canadian National Railways under a contract with the province. Built to connect the Grande Cache coal fields with the CNR mam line and open up resource development in northwestern Alberta, it was a money losing operation from the start. When former premier Ernest Manning announced plans to build the 234-mile line in 1965. its projected cost was million. By the time trains began rolling over it in 1969, the cost had more than doubl- ed to million. According to the most re- cent calculations, the ARR's total debt was million, with interest charges alone hitting million a year. The first warning of flood damage came in 1971, when the Smoky River flooded parts of the line. The next year, numerous and lengthy washouts shut the railroad down completely. Estimates of damage ranged between million and million. For a year the railway line was in limbo as the govern- ment and CNR argued over who should pay for its restoration Spacecraft snaps photos MOUNTAIN VIEW. Calif.