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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DISNEYLAND HOLIDAY Dec. 26th thru Jan. 2nd ONLY Includn rtn. Air fart Calgary Lot Angeloe, Accommodation at Inn of Tomorrow or Spaco Ago lodge. Tronifert-Several toun. Limltod ipau available Contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CINTftl VILLAGE MALL PHONE 321-3201 The Lethbrtdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, November 25, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 28 Whuff On South Albtita Farm and Rural Scene? Find Out In Herald'i Next "CHINOOK" INCLUDED WITH THE TUESDAY, NOV. 28, ISSUI OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Great spot ior a rest Boy, if this workman could just get up he'd make one heck of a bas- ketball player for the Uni- versity of Lethbridgs Prorvghorns. Actually, work- men from the city are pre- paring to install a n a w water distribulion lino along the east side of Mayor Magroth Drive. The new main supply header serve the area east of Mayor Magrafh Drive while the existing header will serve the rest of the city. This will allow better warer pressure throughout the city. There will be in ex- cess of million spent to ihe water treatment fa- cility, pumping station and distribution system. Robert Clark TC charisma will wear off By HON CALDWELL Herald Staff Writer The honeymoon is over fo the Lougheed government in Alberta, according to the mos recently declared candidate fo the leadership of the provinda Social Credit party. Robert Clark made the com ment during a brief press con ference to announce his candi dacy at Kenyon Field Airport Friday afternoon before takini off for Medicine Hat. Mr. Clark said the Progress fve Conservatives caught the imagination of the people in trie last election by television saturation and a certain of charisma. "We all saw what happenec in the federal election when the glow wore he said Before continuing on an air borne hopscotch routine which covered five cities in one day Mr. Clark promised to continue to expose the "bungling, incom- petence and patronage" of the present government. "We are beginning to see open results of political patron' age and he said. "AI bertans are not used to these kind of shennanigans in gov- ernment." He said the Lougheed govern- ment has hired an additional civil servants since it took MOVING? OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES office and "this is hardly cut- ting the fat." Mr. Clark, 35-year-old form- er minister of education, said the government's handling of the Worth Report "has been a mess." He said the fact that Dr. Walt- er Worth was hired as deputy minister of advanced education shortly after the report was re- leased proves the government is not interested in what the public thinks of the document. "It was a shotgun marriage carried out with indecent he said. The 12-year veteran of the legislature, now seen by many as the front-runner in the lead- ership race, said if the cabinet position of Jim Foster, minister of advanced education, is not in jeopardy, "it should be." Commenting on the idea of a sales tax in Alberta, Mr. Clark said he sees no need for imple- mentation of a sales tax but It may be necessary if the gov- ernment continues its present trends. Mr. Clark is the third can- didate to announce he's going after the leadership now held by former premier Harry Strom. Werner Schmidt, academic vice-president of the Leth- jridge Community College, and Gordon Taylor, former minister of highways, are the other de- clared contenders. HALF-WAY TKERE-This yenr's Christmas seal drive In Lethbridge has raised about nearly half Ihe objective of The total is only slightly above last year's pace. The Christmas seal committee has mailed out sheets of seals to area residenls. If everyone gave just one dollar, the campaign could go way over the top. Physio department opens Monday The new centralized physio- herapy department, absorbin the previous two department it the Lethbridge Municipa and Auxiliary hospitals, will o icially begin operation at th Auxiliary Hospital Monday. The two hospitals are locatec side by side. The cost of the renov; ions will be recovered in th irst year through estimate 'early savings of between 300 and said Doug Schin eler, assistant administrator of the Lethbridge General anc Games judges here Dec. 8 The national committee which will judge the ability of each area bidding for the 1971 Canada Winter Games to hold he event will assess the Letli- iridge and district facilities Dec. 8. SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS INSTALLED Phone 328-2176 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. Lower Level PHONt 327-2822 WEEKEND SPECIAL! Family Dinner FOR 2 ADULTS AND 1 CHILDREN Chicken Chow Mein Sweel and Sour Spareribl Deep Fried Shrimps, Brooded or Pineapple Chicken Chicken Rice ALL FOR ONLY _________Delivered to Tour Piping. Moll OPEN WEEKDAYS 7 A.M. TO 2 A.M. SUNDAY 11 A.M. TO 9 P.M. PHONE THE 327-0240 327-2297 LOTUS Across Fram CPR Depot The committee includes Bil McEwiin and Frank Bain o Vancouver and John Hunniu: and Clint Ward of Montreal. Ian Howard of Sports Can ada and Dwight Ganske, rep- resenting the department o culture, youth and recreation will accompany the committee The areas will be judged on facilities, organizational ability local enthusiasm and available advisors. The proposed million Can ada Games Sportsplex for the city would be the main facility Local committee officials stress the million opera- ting budget for Ihe Game.1! if they come here would bo pro- vided by the federal govern- ment. A decision on where the games will be held is expected sometime in February. LethbridRe is competing with Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Cal- gary, Grande Prairie and St. Albert for the Games. Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6661 NOW OPEN I Government licensed Technician Repairs to Radloi, Tfllovliloni and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO Auxiliary Hospital and Nursing Home district. The new physiotherapy pro- vides about square feet of additional space and "will en- able us to utilize our man- power more Mr. Schindeler said Friday. The staff will remain at six, said Joan Deeken, who has been appointed head physio- therapist. She was previously the Lethbridge Auxiliary Hos- pital physiotherapist. Mrs. Deeken said the num- ber of patients seeking physio- therapy has doubled in the past five years to about 100 a day today. "We are also seeing an In- crease In the number of outpa- Huckvale funeral Monday Funeral services for Waller E. Huckvale, who died in Lelh- bridge Thursday, will be held at Saint Augustine's A n g 1 i can Church Monday at 3 p.m. The Kcv. Roy L. Crissficld will conduct the service. Mar- tin Bros. Funeral Chapels are in charge of arrangements. The family has requested that, in lien of flowers, persons send a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of their choice. Mr. Huckvale, a brigadier Jcneral in command of the 1st Canadian Group, Royal Cana- dian Artillery during the Sec- md World War, served Leth- iridgc and district as a barri- tcr for nearly 50 years with lie firm Huckvale, Wilde and she said. "Five years ago, 80 per cent of the patients were inpatienls, but today in- patients and outpatients both account for 50 per cent." The food service departments at the Lethbridge Municipal and Auxiliary hospitals will also be combined, it was announced Friday. Mr. Schindeler said the food service at the Lethbridge Aux- iliary Hospital will be closed. Savings of the centralized food service will be about 000 annually, he said. The board approved the plan at a meet- ing Wednesday, he said. Preparation for Uie introduc- tion of the centralized food ser- vice, to be located at the Leth- bridge Municipal Hospital, be made in January, and the new food service will com- mence in February, Mr. Schin- deler said. CP Rail yardmaster retires after 44 years BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Inslallolionl 2716 12lh Avo. 5. Ph. 3284371 Open Thun., Fri. till 9 p.m. AIR -vMHtfr CONDITIONING, HEATING Alcon Refrigeration Ltd. For the belt buy In year round Comfort Phono Syd Barton is retiring today after 44 years service with CP Rail as a cowboy, checker, train clerk, yardman and yard- master in Fort Macleod and Lethbridge. Mr. Barton, G4, came to Can- ada from England when he was two weeks old, and lived in Winnipeg until he moved to Fort Macleod to join CP Rail in 1928. He was transferred to Lethbridge in 1937 and has been a city resident since. He was made yardmaster, the position he is retiring from, in 1959. Mr. Barton and his wife ccle- braled Iheir 30tli wedding anni- versary this year. They have two sons and one daughter. He was, for 12 years. tary-trensurer of the local of the United Transportation Un- ion, formerly the Brotherhool of Railroad Trainmen, and at- tended the first UTU convention in Miami last year. Mr. Barton is well-known In bowling and sporting circles in the city. "I'll take things he said of his retirement. SYD BARTON ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Blda. 222 5th SI. S. Phone 328-4095 UofL could lose on short program The University of Lethbridge would stand to lose about 000 a year if the Alberta Uni- versities Commission pushes through its proposal for an op- tional three-year degree pro- gram. Dr. Bill Beckel, president of the U of L, made that assess- ment during a press conference Friday following a meeting with the universities commis- sion earlier this week. "They are in a position to apply financial he said, "but I don't believe they will." The commission does not have the power to order a uni- versity to institute a shorter degree program (hat is a 30- course program in addition to the present 40-course program it does have Hie author- ,ty to withhold provincial fi- nancing to support tire fourth year of the present program. Dr. A. M. Kristjanson, aca- demic planning officer with the commission, said Friday that .iie commission will decide in December or January on whether it will press the U of L in s t i t u t e the shorten- ed degree program. If the commission decides In 'avor, it will be almost auto- matic since most universities cannot afford to go through a year without funds to support ts fourth year students. However, Dr. Beckel express- ed optimism that the U of L rill not be faced with this ultimatum. "Tile universities commission las been susceptible to good ar- !iunent before and we have put orth a good argument against shorter degree program for he U of said Dr. Beckel. Despite the fact that the Porth Report suggested uni- versities could shorten their degree programs by one year and that Dr. Walter Worth is iow a member of the universi- ies commission, Dr. Beckel aid he doesn't feel this situa- PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6lh St. S. and 15 HA 9lh Ave.S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring blocking and leather processing ploat drapery processing tion will create any hazards lor the U of L. "I don't think Dr. Worth's po- sition on the commission will create any problems in this he said. Dr. Beckel stated one week ago that he fell most studente at the U of. L preferred a 40- course degree program over a 30-course program. The U of L student newspa- per, The Meliorist, says a stu- dent survey conducted over a few hours gathered 140 signa- tures favoring a shorter degree program. Official to visit university A senior official of the Cana- dian Association of University Teachers will visit the Univer- sity of Lethbridge Nov. 28. Don Savage of Ottawa, as- sistant executive secretary of the association, is on a tour of versities in the three prairi" provinces. Mr. Savage will meet with representatives of the U of L faculty association during his visit. He's expected to discuss such issues as the financial of women academics, tenure plight of universities, the status and academic freedom. He is also expected to comment on the Implications of tbe Worth Report for Canadian universi- ties. SOLARAY AUTOMATIC HEATING PAD 100% welproof 3 positive heoli Removable washable Modern push-button control Pn Price Only Call HousewarGS 327-5767 DOWNTOWN You wouldn't believe how many people think we're still at 710 3rd Ave. S. Fact is We moved almost a year ago. So Make No MISTAKE The name you know but the address Is new