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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, November 29, 1971 Cattlemen plan meet at Ketl Deer Annual meetings fur t'.rco major provincial domestic cat- ilc breed associations will be held in Deer Dec. 13. Tlu< Alberta Hm'l'ord Associ- Ihe Alher'a Ahordccn- AsMK-ialion mid !he AI- ln'rta Slmrthnrn Association mil kill! anmKil meetings in the Gapri Motor Hold starting at 'i a.m. Soiithcni Albn-ta directors of (ho three associations will head delegations expected to reach 11) brooders each to the one- day session. Elections and resolutions will doait and an Ottawa tax expert will discuss tax law and import duties as they af- fect ttie cattle industry. Planning pamphlets available The Task Force on Urbaniza- tion and the Future has pub- lished an informational pam- phlet dealing with the role of regional planning. The pamphlet outUr.es the re- sponsibilities, functions and or- ganization of regional planning commissions and is intended for use as a guide by a south- ern Alberta task force commit- tee on regional planning effec- tiveness. However the task force puts an emphasis on making infor- m a t i o n concerning planning commissions available to the public as well. With this in mind, and since is represented on the Oldman River Regional Planning Contmission, the task force has provided a limited number of pamphlet copies for general distribution. Those copies can be obtain- ed at the information desk on the main floor of city hall. Humor contest Dec, 6 University keen on new evening degree program The University of LeUi- briclgu IHIDOS several hundred people will enticed into en- rolment at its campus as a re- sult of the establishment of a full-degree program at night. "This will provide an oppor- tunity for people who work, or for soma other reason cannot attend university during the day, to still get their said Menno Boldt, assistant to the dean of arts and science for continuing education. The university will offer six specialties when the expanded service begins in January, 1972 hUtory, rrt, politi- cai science, psychology and English. "They will be exactly the same as the courses now be- ing offered during the said Prof. Eoldt. "In fact, all we are doing is i rearranging the times the courses are being offered. We are not adding extra classes." Prof. Boldt said the courses are systematically selected to lead to a BA degree in five years. University officials arc reluctant to predict how large enrolment will be in the pro- gram. There are approximately 500 students registered in part- time night classes now and it is hoped a large number of these will take part in the new degree program. It is also hoped that many former full-lime students who have found jobs will be drawn back to the university to com- plete their degrees. EuC'h course will be offered for three hours a night, one night a week. The cost to full-time students for the first semester will be while part-time students (those taking fewer than three courses) will pay a course. Prof. Boldt said the future of the program depends on com- munity reaction. "We are testing the com- munity with this program. If there is a Itealthy response then we are naturally going to offer more courses." He said there Is no addi- tional cost to the university be- cause courses are merely ing rcaiTf.nged. "It is also difficult to esti- mate how much money will come in Iiceause there are w many he said. Prof. Boldt said while the program was approved two months ago, it is not a sudden reat'Uon to the drop in enrol- ment Has fall. "Planning began about t year ago so the drop in enrol- ment had nothing to do with its establishment but we hope our enrolment will be in- creased as a result of UK pro- gram." Ad campaign bolsters enrolment at university New student enrolment at ths University of Lethbridge for the spring semester could be 150 per cent higher than ex- pected. It was anticipated about 35 or 40 new enrolments would be received for the spring semes- ter but applications have been received from about 100 stu- dents already. Increased enrolment has been attributed to the advertis- ing campaign conducted through the news media in cen- tres in western Canada. Jack Oviatt, registrar, said Uie increased enrolment will not affect the government grants which are based on stu- dent numbers. The base for the grant is de- cided by student enrolment fig- ures in the institution in De- cember. He said the increase will have a substantial effect on the next school year grant and the university budget. Regional library possible for southwestern Alberta NATURE'S PIPE CLEANERS High humidity and cold weather combine with light breezes to create feather- rime icing on the surface of trees, grasses and wires ex- posed to the direction the wind is blowing from. A long Wilson Pholo Arctic cold front stretching from Alaska along the Conti- nental divide to the central United Slates is also respon- sible for the unusual amount of fog in the area in Ihe last few days. But it makes pretty pictures. The Lethbridge Toastmas- ters Club humorous speech contest is set for the Park Plaza, Dec. 6. The evening will also be a i ladies' night and guests are' welcome to attend. The club's regular meeting will be held tonight at 6 o'clock at the same location. Featured speakers will be Ernie Dutchak, Bernie Larson, Norman H o v a n and Eric Campbell. Gerry Wright will act as meeting chairman with Art Sanford as toastmaster. Toastuiasters elect executive Lloyd Flaig has been elected president of the Lethbricge Toastmasters' Club for the 1972 Batty disputes MFC's decision on Glendale Bowl re-establishment season. Other officers elected are Ralph Spicer, administrative vice-president; John Hogg, edu- cational vice president; Mel Godlonton, sergeant-at-arms; Bob Ackerman, secretary; and Dick Bateman. treasurer. Past president is Gerry Wright. The new slate will assume its posts Jan. Kees VanVliet, educational vice president, announced the names of contestants for the Dec. 6 humorous speech con- test as Dick Bateman, John Hogg, Bill Brown, Art Sanford and Bill Oleksy. Holiday Village developer Art Batty has disputed a state- ment which came out of a Mu- nicipal Planning Commission reported in The Herald. In the process of making the The MPC refused an appli- i decision, the MPC accepted the cation by Glendale Recreation i statement made by a commis- Ltd. to re-establish bowling fa- j skin member that revised plans meeting and was subsequently I cilities in the Glendale Bowl. I for development excluded a car Canada Pension Plan explained by local manager Contributions to the Canada Pension Plan are compulsory for anyone earning a wage in this natioi. The plan operates in all parts of Canada except where a prov- ince establishes its own com- parable program such as the Quebec Pension Pla-. However, in cases where a province conducts its own plan, the two are closely co-ordin- ated. Contributions to either plan are interchangeable when a worker moves to another area, says J. C. L. Bouchard, CPP district manager. CPP benefits are portable. He said, once a worker has con- tributed he cannot lose the right to the retirement pension based on the years of contribu- tions. The plan's pension rights are enlarge ur savings! your Interest on Guaranteed Savings Certificates 5 Interest on Savings Accounts, Calculated Monthly Interest on Free Chequing Accounts FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 3M 7th Strict South, Lcthbridga Phone 328 5548 appb'cable no matter the num- ber of times a worker changes jobs, he said. "If a worker leaves Canada, he retains Uie right to the re- tirement pension earned." Pension plan payments can be sent to individuals living anywhere in the world. The same applies to other benefits "provided the qualify- ing conditions are Mr. Bouchard said. Renefits under CPP are pay- able over and above Old Age Security Pensions. Heavy 1972 unemployment forecast park structure on the basis that the Glendale Bowl would be turned into offices, requiring less parking provisions. By DON HAKKER Staff Writer Letbbridge is in the throes of trying to determine what i tend of library it stould have. i The obvious question arises as to the kind of library that will provide the best possible service to the citizens of Leth- bridge. One source of an answer is Lethbridge chief librarian, George Dew. Another is li- brary consultant John Dutton, who has been retained in an advisory capacity by city council. Added to these spe- cialists are oilier experts from i the school board and um'ver- sity. j It seems likely that Mr. Dew and Mr. Button will recom- I mend that the new library' be the keystone of a regional li- brary system, a system that would include most of south- western Alberta. During a recent Herald in- ducc the red laps and delays ter and library services to provide freer access to in- be improved. The regional li- formation. Mr. Batty diasgrecs with the library is an island unto it- statement. explained that li- braries must have the support He said the "final plan for j of all the surrounding libraries the hotel reduced its height from 10 storeys to nine. Tire purchase of an adjacent resi- to provide access to many kinds of information. The larger libraries must also sup- dential lot for parking and the ply information for the small- reduced hotel parking require-! est entities. merits allowed the parking I At the present time, libraries structure to be deleted from loan materials to one another. the plan, he said. j A regional system would re- Chief building inspector Tosh! Kanashiro told The Herald to-i day the parking structure w excluded on Uie basis of a ditdion to nine storeys from 10 i in the Holiday Inn. j jc Mr. Batty said since there Is' Legion slate re-! c5 a 20-year lease on the bowling alley, it would be "ridiculous to say that we arc going to lurn it into office space. i He said the city building de- The highest unemployment i partmcnt has already deter- Benefits are up dated, to a i rate in Alberta history could oc-1 mined Urere is ample parking. na-ximum of two per cent per I cur after the new year, fore-1 However. Mr. Kanashiro said year, to meet the increasing! casts an Alberta labor loader. James McLean was elected president of the Lethbridge Royal Canadian Legion, Gen- eral Slowart branch, at the No- vember general meeting. Elected first vice president was James McLaughlin, and second vice president was cost cf living. The same dees not apply dur- ing years of economic reces- sion where the cost of living decreases. Because CPP contributions are compulsory, workers have to pay regardless of whether they belong to some other pen- sion program also. "The CPP does not reserve any right to benefits a worker lias already acquired under other plans nor does it take over any reserves that have been built up by a private pen- sion plan." he said. Hoy Jamha, president of the Alberta Federation of Labor, predicted a seven or eight per cent unemployment rate can be j expected for up to 10 years un- j less the U.S. removes its im- port restrictions. The current employment situ- ation throughout the province at the moment is "not he said. It will remain so until after the new year unless bad weath- er sets in beforehand, shutting or slowing down construclion operations, Mr. Jamha said in a telephone interview. the parking on the Holiday Vil- i Rolrert Hutton. lage site is inadequate if a j Elected to the cxeeui i v e bowling alley is to be re-cstab- 1 committee were: D. V. Harti- lishcd there. He said the developers resolve the situation by either building a parking structure or flin, Hargi-eavos, A. Hing. J. L. Hunter. C. C. Simp- son, W. Sobuliak, A. E. Turner and M. (Shorty) Hurst. changing the use of (lie bowling Elected to the Ixard of Inis- alley to something else, such as offices. The developers have the op- tion of accepting tlw MPC de- cision or appealing it to the de- velopment appeal board. tees uere: C. Haszard, J. Dun- can and .1. Stacey. Presidential officers are elected for a two year term while executives and trustees are elected for a one-year term. SAVE TO 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A J9.M MUFFIER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT 509 6th Avenue South INUTE UFFLER INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 SEE WHAT THE LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAN OFFER YOU Daytime Courses and Programs in Business Education: SECRETARIAL COURSES (Typing, Shorthand, Accounting, Data Processing) BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES (Accounting, Economics, Business Law, Data Processing, Statistics Human Relations, Personnel, Morchandite Ad- ministration, Advertising, Salesmanship, Marketing, Motel Accounting, Food and Beverage For information on thfiso courses and oilier courses starting January 3, 1972, write: LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PHONE 327-2141 The Lethbridge library now providing some training for librarians in rural com- munities. CurrenUy, this train- ing is provided as a courtesy. The regional system would make this kind of training a responsibility. Mr. Dutton explained that many economies are possible through volume movement ar.d processing of materials. He siid distribution would be bet- Alcohol was killer Consumption of beer was spe- cified as a major factor in tha death of an 18-year-old Calgary man killed in a car accident near Lethbridge Oct. 2. An eight man coroner's jury conferred for 45 minutes Thurs- day before returning with a ver- dict that the death of Bryan Frank Foss was caused by mul- tiple chest injuries received in a car accident. The inquest was presided over by Lfdibridge coroner Dr. John E. Morgan. It had been called to determine the cause of Foss' death, and who had been the driver of the car. The jury ruled Foss had been the driver and the accident had resulted because he was tired and had consumed a quantity of beer. The jury recommended young drivers should be made more aware of the effects consump- tion of alcohol has on the re- actions of a person driving a car. Ths jury also suggested stiff- er penalties be imposed for im- paired driving. brary would be able to pro- is i vide vastly-superior services for minimal cost increases. "I have not been retained to recommend either for or against a regional library. I am on record, however, 80 a librarian, of being in favor of the regional Mr. Dut- ton said. A regional library would al- low the library to hire man specialists. People with exper- tise in many different fields could be used. The upgrading of the library collection under the regional system would be a major bene- fit to Lethbridge. There also economies in centraliza- tion and in more sophisticated information retrieval systems. The Herald asked Mr. put- ton what deficits Lethbridge would suffer if it entered into a regional system. was Mr. Durton's reply. U of L lecture on retarded children Professor Ingvar Handling, visiting foreign professor a t Eastern Montana College in Billings will be a featured speaker at Uie University of Lcthbridge Tuesday. Prof. Sandling will discuss the Ortgaard School in Sweden, which is experimenting with a special approach teaching retarded children. He also discuss in gen- eral (lie treatment of mentally retarded children in Sweden. Prof. SandJing will speak at roon and again nt p.m. in Room C674 o Use west campus. If you're going to learn only two words of Portuguese in your life may we suggest FAISCA BLANC Makes dining a special occasion Serve chilled. ;