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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta U-THI LITHMIDQI HIRALD- Research Dr. Qerd Olofson of Sweden and Dr. Frank Hall from Australia conduct thermodynamic research at the University of Lethbridge. The visit- ing professors enjoy Can- adian friendliness. Afraid You're Going Montreal. A free offer of special interest 'to those who hear but do not understand words hM been announced by Beltone. A non-operating model of the smallest Beltone aid ever made will be given absolutely free to anyone answering this advertisement. Try it to see how it is worn in the privacy of your own home without cost or obliga- tion of any it's yours to keep. free. It weighs less than a third of an and it's all at ear in one unit. No wires lead from body to head. These models are so we suggest you write for yours now. we there is no and certainly no obligation. Thousands have already been so write today to AMCMrtn 212 LoughMd BulMlng. 604 Street Alberta. T2P 1M7 Visitors dub U of L good research centre Two chemistry professors have travelled thousands of miles to conduct research at the University of Lethbridge. And the visiting professors hive found the relatively small size of both Lethbridge and the University has simplified their adjustment to a different environment. Dr. Gerd Olofson from Sweden's University of and Dr. Frank Hall of Wollongong University College near are both spending part of their sabbatical leave at the U of conducting research in thermodynamics with Lethbridge chemistry professor Loren Hepler. In recent both professors said they have not' found life in Canada to be very different from most aspects of daily life in their home countries. Speaking of their initial both com- mented positively on the friendliness of Canadians. Dr. Hall spent some time in eastern Canada before coming to Lethbridge and admits he noticed a distinct difference in attitudes between east and west is just no com- says the forthright Sears this is best value Available from coast to coast in Canada through all Simpsons-Sears this very special offer is the smcerest effort Simpsons-Sears can make to bring you merchandise that combines fine quality with the lowest possible price to Velvetouch' bath towels. Save Velvetauch' bath rugs to tickle your toes 24 x bath towel Reg. to Save 16 hand towel Reg. to ea. face doth fi.ltea. Beautiful to at. Even more beau- tiful to touch Because they're made of a Wend of cotton and rayon for more absorbency than all-cotton towels 'Velvetouch' on one side for luxury Looped terry on other side tor extra ataorbency All are flret quality with borders Exclusive with Simpsons-Sean floral on coloured ground. Fern Green Assorted solid colon woven in Gold or Fem Green 18 x rug. 5 24 Reg. ea. 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The of eastern and western Americans are just as different as those of eastern and western Dr. Hall arrived in Alberta with his family in after spending the first five months of his sabbatical at the University of Bologna in one of Europe's oldest educational institutions He returns to Australia with his wife and daughter in the middle of January 1974. His home town of Wollongong is a steel city of nearly one- quarter million located 50 miles south of Sydney. New South Wales. Dr. Olofson occupies -a senior position in the thermo- chemistry laboratory at the University of Known as a 'decent' her duties are research-oriented with minor emphasis on teaching. She came to Lethbridge at the beginning of October and will leave in mid-March. Dr. Hall says he is viewing the U of L with more than a normal interest because he finds many similarities between it and his own univer- sity. Universities ofj Lethbridge and Wollongong are both rather new in- situtions. suffering common growing says the Australian professor. The un- iversity at es- tablished in 1962 as a college of the University of New South has about students and becomes autonomous in 1975 Dr. Hall says the major difference between the two universities is that U of L courses are much more liberal and general in while those at Wollongong are following the British pattern. He says it appears Australian univer- sities have stricter entrance requirements. The first un- iversity degree in Australia is taken in rather than the four years required by an increasing number of Cana- dian universities. com- ments Dr. are much more Americanized than we are. As an we have had mainly British influence in many ways we are very like The University of Lund is located in the southern part of Sweden and has about students. Dr. Olofson says she did not find the wide-open spaces around Lethbridge too although she was raised in northern where small agricultural settlements are scattered throughout densely- forested countryside. Dr. Olofson says most Swedish .university students are older than their Canadian generally enter- ing university around the age of 19 or 20. Male students usually complete their year of military service prior to beginning university. have very few problems of student says Dr. Olofson. because our five universities are not really big around 20.000 students The Swedish chemist says the U of L seems somewhat isolated in location from the community she never think of the university campus as a separate since its buildings are often scattered throughout the city. We have not had the room to plan a -whole campus as you have here. And the un- iversities are located in the oldest and most crowded part of the city Dr. Olofson says her country has modernized its educational concepts in recent years Swedish universities are now involved in more direct teaching. students would study a left very much to their own resources Swedish universities have undergone a population explosion in the past 10 which is now levelling as it is elsewhere Dr Hall says he has noticed the same problem with Cana- dian students as he has seen in his own universities and elsewhere apathy. students want to be and do not seek infor- he says. am afraid they expect the teacher to seek and supply knowledge needed for he believes one must educate others can only not do it for you Despite Sweden's long record of leadership in social Dr Olofson says there are still relatively few women in positions as full professors or senior graduate students. There are even fewer in top jobs such as hers. is still a trend for women to rear children and stay at home dur- ing the youngster's early she explains I think we have a fairly successful approach to getting women back into the labor instead of wasting their skills and training at Simpsons-Sears you get me finest guarantw ssttsfactfovi Of and tree dettvtry STORE Open Dally from a.m. to p.m. Thurs. and Frl a.m. to p.m. Centre Village Telephone 328-9231 Mo n trea I firm prepares Riel auction sale By JOSEPH MacSWEEN MONTREAL An old Regina newspaper's ac- count of the execution of Louis Riel is among Riel memorabilia scheduled to be sold Nov. 28 by Montreal Book Auctions Ltd. The auction firm which conducts periodic sales of Canadiana has set as an estimate or guide for bidders for the Nov. of The Daily ancestor of today's Regina Leader-Post. The old pointedly told its readers that it was apparently the only newspaper west of Quebec to send a representative conversant with the French language to cover the execution of the tragic Metis figure. Bernard head of the Montreal said the author was Nicholas Flood who founded The Daily Leader and later became a Conservative member of the House of Commons. Framed along with a lock of hair reputedly from the head of the Leader publish today the account Riel's execution. He died like a man and a Christian and a man of the soundest mind. We believe The Leader is the only paper west of Montreal which can give a correct ac- count of what occurred for the other reporters did not know French COPIED BY SISTER The auction firm has put an estimated price range on a 20-page notebook containing unpublished poems attributed to Riel but in the handwriting of his older Henriette dated Nov. 1891. The manuscript contains eight poems. the notebook is titled Poesies and Chanson compose par it is our opinion that only the first four poems were written by says the Amtmann firm. their literary quality they constitute a further contribution to our knowledge of that great mystique and founder of Western Mr. Amtmann told a reporter that another collection offered for sale the Molson family 1830-1843 amount to a Forsythe With a suggested price range of the papers tell of marriage problems and other agonizing episodes in the early days of the dynasty founded by brewer John who came to Canada in 1782. Says the auction the framework of Canadian it may be said that the Molsons rank together with such stalwart pillars of American society as the the Vanderbilts and the Rockefellers. The impact of the Molson family on social and cultural life of Canada has been 8 ;