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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta HIE ncnMbw i nvwmmamr Applications far exceed vacancies university teachers abundant By MURDOCH MacLEOO Staff Writer A surplus of college and un- iversity teachers seems to ex- ist in North if post- secondary institutions in Lethbridge are any guide. Both Lethbridge Communi- ty College and the University of Lethbridge report numbers of applications far exceeding vacancies. The dean of education at U of Dr. Russel said Monday be gets two or three letters per week inquiring whether the faculty has any vacancies. Yet the faculty of education is not advertising any positions because of a hir- ing he said The dean of arts and Dr. F. Q. said his faculty is looking for two professors. no just replacement for two positions vital to our basic he said. Or. Quo said he gets two or three letters of inquiry per not counting those that go directly to heads of departments. There are currently 112 instructors in 17 departments in the faculty of arts and including the dean and those on he said. Dr. Leskiw said there are 26 instructors in the faculty of including three on leave. The personnel director at Gower said Monday the college has 83 full- time and sessional instruc- tors. One more instructor is being sought in he and the applications are ready for screening. The job should be filled in two or three weeks The only certain hiring in the near future will be instruc- tors for 75 continuing educa- tion courses starting in said Mr. Kennedy. U of L officials show optimism after meeting Cautious optimism was ex- pressed by the chairman of the University of Lethbridge's board of governors following a meeting in Edmonton with the minister of advanced educa- tion Monday Dr Neil Holmes said Tues- day that Advanced Education Minister Jim Foster would have to go back to the cabinet before any action was taken Big brothers are needed Stable men of good either married or are being sought by the Lethbridge and Distnct Big Brother Association. The association has a grow- ing list of fatherless boys who are in need of adult male com- but there is a shortage of such persons will- ing to volunteer their ser- vices Persons interested in becoming big brothers can apply to Box submitting three or call 327-1700. If the applicant is he will be given guidance by experienced volunteers and professional counsellors. Save on this great Gift Suggestion MONACO HAND MADE STEMWARE exquisitely cut by European Craftsmen in a modern fern cutting. 'Goblets 'Cocktail 'Juice 'Wine 'Sherbet 1-39 New only '13 oz Pilsner 1.95 4 New only I l '5 02 Brandy fUg.1.65 4 Now only 1 Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN on U of L's plea for more money send the minister more information in the near future and ask for a commit- ment one way or the said Dr. Holmes. Dr. Bill Beckel president of U of L described the meeting as a with interest in the problem and lots of requests for information from both sides Dr Beckel said the Lethbridge delegation was listened to with considerable we won't have any information till the government considers the problem.'' U of L officials met for two hours Monday with the ad- vanced education the deputy ministers and the financial affairs director of the administrative services division of the Department of Advanced said Dr Beckel The University of Lethbridge had expressed concern that its budget alloca- tion for 1973-76 might cause teaching cutbacks or even a reduction in the institution's quality. Energy topic for luncheon The chairman of the En- vironment Conservation Dr Walter will speak Thursday at a luncheon of the Southern Alberta Council on Public Af- fairs Dr. Trost's topic at the noon luncheon at Sven Encksen's Family Restaurant will be and the En- Born and raised in Dr. Trost is a graduate of McGill and Oxford in physical former dean of graduate studies at Dalhousie University and a former vice president of the University of Calgary. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC SdnwrtzWi. Z225oi S. PhOM 328-4085 ready to serve -BUTTERED ROLLS CASTRIES PARTY BARRELS PERFECT FOR GATHERINGS SVEN ERICKSENS IFOOD AND PASTRY SHOPl 3rl PMM 32M1I1 M.M. Mw PIMM 321-7756 Last 227 persons were hired to teach continuing education he said. This year's hiring will depend on the number of classes in each course. Mr. Kennedy was not sure what courses would be offered this year under the provincial government's Priority Employment Program. Last year 25 instructors were necessary for PEP he said. He also said his office receives about six inquiries per day about teaching jobs. In one month just before the spring graduation season this year he had 136 inquiries. And last 118 persons applied for a single opening for an English said Mr. and about 75 per cent of the applicants had doc- torate degrees. Dr. Quo said approval of the board of governors is obtained first when U of L advertises a job opening. The advertisement is placed in the official publication of the Association of Univer- sities and Colleges of Canada and in the appropriate scholarly journals All similar departments in Canadian un- iversities are he said. The basic requirement of the faculty of arts and science is a PhD in the subject to be said Dr. Quo Some teaching experience is preferred. Dr. Leskiw said the faculty of education requires a doc- torate plus five years teaching experience at the school level. University teaching ex- perience is desirable but not he said. LCC wants teachers for un- iversity transfer courses to have master's said Mr Kennedy He said a bachelor's degree is required to teach each other academic but most instructors in the schools of liberal education and nursing actually have five or six years of university training. In apprenticeship courses in the technical-vocational all instructors must have at least a journeyman's cer- tificate and several years work experience in their he said He added that many of these teachers have university degrees as well as certificates. Mr. Kennedy said the college tries to get instructors with journeymen's ratings for general interest if there is such a thing in a course's area. Part-time vocational instructors are the hardest to he because most qualified people are working. Applicants can usually be attracted for full-time vocational teaching positions. The easiest positions to he are in academic teaching. Replacement tags not free Replacements for lost dog tags are not as was reported in The Herald Nov. 23 they cost And says the city hall licencing you have to bring in the receipt for your original dog licence to get a new one for The 1974 city dog licences on sale next week at city hall. The fee is and dog owners have until January to obtain them 15 apply for arena job Some 15 most from outside the city have been received so far for the job of manager of the Canada Winter Games Sportsplex Applications for the to a year position are being token until Dec. 3 The sportsplex manager will be in charge of overall management of concessions and operations of the 1 million facility. The city is seeking someone with a bachelor degree in business administration or related science with at least three years experience in facility management BERGMAN'S FUM Thurt and Prl EvAnlngt inn t. Bus stop back seat Although passengers seldom stack up at local bus stops outside the downtown someone appears to be planning for the day when and 18th St. S. The tandem seats are located at 9th Avenue temperatures contribute Fields high in nitrogen Grain exchange available for farmers to sell forage Soil specialists at the Alberta Soil and Feed Testing Laboratory in Edmonton say there was considerable variation in available amount of nitrogen in field this year Philip lab manager for Agri-Analysis Ltd a private soil and feed testing company in said similar results were obtained by his firm during the year but that Beekeepers are eligible for gov't assistance Hugh the provincial Minister of has announced that beekeepers are eligible for assistance un- der the 51-million Assistance Program. If the beekeeper lives at the location of his bee keeping the government will provide up to for labor needed to build repair equipment or improve extraction and storage facilities. Labor costs cannot exceed 50 per cent of the total cost of materials and labor for the project. A beekeeper must estimate his project costs before apply- ing for assistance and com- plete an application form at his district agriculturist's of- fice. A claim for reimburs- ment must be filed when the project is completed and must include receipts for expenses. If the beekeeper and his sons have done the a reasonable estimate of its value should be made. All claims must be sub- mitted by Apr. 30. the levels were primarily very high. He said the dry conditions contributed to high levels on fields which were seeded for the second year in a row while high temperatures added to high levels in fields which had been in summerfallow the previous year. Mr. Sandeberg said farmers could have saved money if they had had their fields tested for nitrogen content prior to fertilizing. Nitrogen is a main plant nutrient. He said farmers can have their fields tested now or in the spring for the 1974 crop because the cold weather prevents any further conver- sion of nutrients in the soil un- til next spring. The readings will be similar now and in the spring. Jim Carson of the provincial said in a release a large proportion of the total amount of nitrogen in the soil is tied up in an of nutrients. Farmers who want to buy or sell feed grain should contact the Feed and Forage Ex- says the chairman of the Alberta Gram Com- mission John Channon says demand for feed grain is very strong in Noted author will speak at conference A noted Alberta the winner of the 1969 Governor General's will speak at the annual conference of the western division of the Canadian Association of Geographers at the University of Lethbridge March 15 and 16 Robert who won the Governor General's Award for The Stud Horse has also written Gone Indian published this year Themes of the two day conference are western Cana- dian geography and geography and teaching. The conference will feature field trips to the eastern section of the Milk River Ridge and to Pincher Creek Wheat group plans meeting Grain handling and tran- sportation will be the main topic for a farmer's meeting sponsored by the Palliser Wheat Growers Association p.m. Friday in the Ex- hibition Pavilion. Ivan McMillan of a member of the Canada Grain Council and ad- visory committee to the Cana- dian wheat will headline the list of speakers. Allan Coulter of vice-president of Hedley Olorenshaw of a direc- and Orville Reber of Alberta's only direc- tor to the producer will be available to answer questions. A similar meeting will be held Friday at 7 30 p m. in the Claresholm Provincial Building. Alberta and prices are even for damp and tough grain Supplies are he tut many buyers and sellers are unaware of each other. The Feed and Forage Ex- change lists potential buyers and sellers of feed hay and straw It plays no part in setting and all arrangements are the respon- sibility of the people directly concerned once they are put in contact There is no charge for use of the says Mr. Chan- and farmers who use it provide the grain commission with valuable information on supplies. A Feed and Forage Ex- change reporting station is located in Lethbridge. Charts show alcohol level The Alberta Safety Council is again making available charts showing the relationship between blood alcohol liquor con- body and time lapsed. In the three years since the breathalyser law was the council has distributed over charts. Native centre meet changed The date of the general membership meeting of the Native Friendship Society of Southern Alberta has been changed to Dec. at 8 from Dec. at the Lethbridge Friendship Centre. The meeting has been called to elect a new board of direc- tors. CUFF HACK. HACK DENTAL Ul KHMLIBmiLllM. AIR CONDITION NOW with the ROUND ONE ALCONREFRMEMTION LTD. METAL MtfHEATMl 2214-43 SI. S. Pfe. 327-M16 FOX DENTURE CUNIC PHONf M7-4MS e. P. C.D.M. roXLETMMMEKRTALLM. 204 MIDICAL DtNTAL fLM. Festive lighting The first of the city's Christmas decorations appeared on downtown streets Monday. The decor- ations eat up a fair bit of says Oli city utilities but it's peanuts compared to total citv electricity consumution EXPERT FURNACE SERVICE POWER HUMIDIFIERS CHARLTON HILL LTD. Heating Centre of the 12M-2nd AVMIIM S. 321-ttM ;