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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Jg THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, (Motor 197! r Alberta's Indian reserves have own police By RUDY IIAUCENE1IER Staff Writer Most of Alberta's rural polite im: riion is provided hy HIP RCMP al a per-constable cost to the area taxpayer. However, Lhis province has another rural nolice agencv. a 20 man Indian force which upholds Uie law on 10 Alberta reserves. In southern Alberta six In- dian constables work at tho Blood reserve and two at the Peigan reserve. In order to provide reserve Indians with adequate police proteclion, the band councils, through careful screening, se- lect men who say they have ly voiced is that the program j Ian Mandin teaches James Parsons radio technique. LCC radio arts class has practical instructor the qualities to be constables. Tha selected men are then sent to Edmonton HCMP head- quarters to receive a two-week crash course in police train- infi. While in training the men, who live at police quarters, learn the Canadian Crim i n a 1 Code, federal statutes on In- dian Reserves, weaponry, pro- vincial statutes and various oth- er phases of crime detection. The course has been describ- ed as the "best two week course that can be taken" by many Indian constables in training. The only complaint frequent- LCC may appoint its vice-president The selection of an academic I requirements the college has wee president will highlight a set for the position. is too "crammed." Upon completion of the course the constables are presented with a spscial certificate bv the RCMP plus a first-aid certifi- cate. Tho barrack in which they receive their training is an area usually reserved for spec i a 1 courses for regular HCMP con- stables. An additional training sup- plement for Indian constables who have already graduated is planned for the winter months. The Indian constables are di- rectly responsible to band coun- cils who pay their salaries. The force's area of jurisdic- tion includes the federal crim- inal code and provincial sta- tutes on the reserve. The area of jurisdiction also includes: enforcement of band bylaws, juvenile guidance and 36 item public agenda of the Lethbridgo Community College board meeting this evening. Forty applications for the po- sition have teen considered since the competition opened. A special selection committee has reduced that number to three. The potential candidates have been interviewed during the past three weeks and if one is chosen, the announcement will be made during the meeting. There is a possibility that no candidate will meet the strict olher educative and preventive work, maintaining order at var- ious band functions including elections, policing of hand prop- erly, traffic control, and other functions normally carried out by an off-the-reserve village or town constable. Indian constables do not have the power of arrest off the reserve when provincial sta- tutes aro broken. However a resolution will soon be presented to the new provin- KRekintt to pivc the Indian police arresting pow- er anj where in the province. Since large scale introduc- lion cf Indian constables, many towns and villages near Indian reserves have aslircl ivlu-Mwr the force could service their communities during weekends. The wages, uniforms and cost of police equipment arc paid for by band councils, who also de- cide the number ol constables recmired. Two persons injured Two persons were injured and damage resulted when two cars collided at the intersection of 4th Ave. and llth SI. S. shortly before !i p.m. Tuesday. George Anthony Jagieski, 2019 7th Ave. A S., driver of cne of the cars, remained in SI. Michael's General Hospital this morning with head in- juries. The other driver. Glenna Jean Doyle, 2014 23rd Ave. S., was taken to SI. Michael's. treated for whiplash injuries and released. In that case, the competition would be reopened. The post is regarded as an important position at the col- lege, which has never before had an academic vice presi- dent. The position involves respon- sibility for curriculum develop- ment, program planning and liaison wilh the public. Other items in-the agenda in- clude the financial report for the year ending June 30, 1971 and a decision concerning fu- ture press coverage of board meetings. Chichester gives loiv-cost home brief I Alderman Chick Chichester is the form of a loan to the pur- i in Edmonton today In make a i chaser, and no money conies try toward many of the "prl- m'a donnas" that have been turned out by broadcas ting schools in the past. Because he's worked in Swift Current, Red Deer and other with history, journalism and sociology. In the second year there is pob'tical science and psychology not directly re- lated to being a "swinging dee- but useful in broadem'nf he thatjthe student's scope and back- managers and program ground. Bfhese The practical things come in By HERB JOHNSON Staff Writer Ian Mandin learned his Irarlc in Uie school of hard knocks and he wants to make sure his students develop a proper appreciation of what real world is like before they graduate. _ tOHTiTwhcre new' CLCC (the studeat Mandin is the new radio j graduales ae available) want I radio station that broadcasts employees who know the ropes j closed circuit within the build- and are willing to "humble i ing and on Cablevision Leth- themselves" to work ouslide. j bridge) broadcast day from 3 the top markets, at least for a few years. He says graduates in radio arts often have been unwilling Mr. arts instructor al the Lelh- bridge Community College. He's responsible for the way the two year program Is run and does most of the instruct- ing. Having started out in small- town radio in the mid-1950s and t auiu ui uic worked his way up, he has de- j to go to anything less than a veloped a fine appreciation of station, even though many the 7ttitude within' the indus- j of them the ha- Slto ttaae' a.m. until 4 p.m. It's run like a real radio sta- tion. There is a station mana- ger (second year student Ed Henley) and a complete staff. The executive changes every presentation to the Alberta Housing Council on the assisted from local taxes, Aid. Chiches- ter said. He said two of the contractors home ownership program in involved in the program have Lethbridge. j a waiting list of about 170 peo- Mayor Andy Anderson said he felt Lethbridge should be represented at the meeting be- cause low-cost housing develop- ments have been so successful Chichester was instru here. Aid. The pride of ownership of a home is an important factor, he said. Some people have been able to move out of sub-stand- ard housing to decent homes. Persons with an annual in- mental in organizing the local i come of under are eligi program which got under way in the spring of 1970. Since that time, 124 units have been built at a total cost, of with monthly payments of of about The money conies directly j Aid. Chichester will return from the federal government in i from Edmonton Thursday. for assisted home owner- ship. They are able to purchase a house for a downpayment 300 SUNGLASSES to choose from AVAILABLE IN YOUR RX .log that must be followed, dum- His job. he says, is to teach I commercials sound and his students "competence humility." To do this he emphasizes learning by doing, but not at the expense of giving the stu- dents a grounding in all areas of radio. First year students, for ex- ample, get courses on commu- nications and society, along WEST COAST SEAFOOD TRUCKLOAD SALE OF FRESH FISH and SEAFOODS Will Be Held At FORT WHOOP-UP SERVICE Thursday, October 7 and Friday, October 8 From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. FRESH COHOE AND 5OCKEYE SALMON like real ones and observance of broadcast regulations con- cerning Canadian content. The only thing that gives away the fact that it is a stu- dent operation is the control board it's much better than most commercial stations can afford. (Eleven smaller boards are arriving soon so that stu- dents can learn operating tech- niques more A real news teletype is to be installed shortly another added touch to the authenticity of the stu- dent station. Mr. Mandin even takes it upon himself to walk into thej Civic election forum tonight Voters will get a chance to Bill Edmonson, Doug Evans, question city council candidates Rick Saito and Rock Bruneau. at a Junior Chamber of Com-! Maurice Landry is chairman of merce forum tonight at Yates the forum. Memorial Centre. A brief intermission will fol- Fourteen aldermanic and two low at which time questions will mayoralty hopefuls will each be gathered from members of give brief platform statement the audience. When the forum beginning at Nominees for! resumes, the questions will be beginning alderman three minutes each and mayor- have been alloted relayed to the candidates. The forum is the first for council candidates for the Oct. 13 civic election. ally candidates five minutes., All candidates except Aid. Chick Chichester are expected to be there. Aid. Chichester is representing the city at a meeting of the Alberta Housing j The American Paper Institute Council in Edmonton today. 1 estimates that of all the news- After the platform statements papers printed in the United GOOD START control room from time to time havc been given "the candidates i States in 1969, 23 per cent were and upset things_ (cutting the will questioned by a four-' ------------------1J CHINCHILLAS LETHBRIDGE CHINCHILLA BRANCH NX., B.C., WILL HOLD A MEETING THURSDAY, OCT. 7th 8 P.M. FISH 'N GAME OFFICE 9lh Ave. and 10th Si. 5. Two speaker! from Red Deer will speak on nation wide CHINCHILLA PELT MARKETING, PROCESSING GARMENT MANUFACTURING and INTERESTED IN YOUR CHINCHILLAS? Take advantage and become better informed! YOU'RE ALL WELCOME! (ape recording that is being played on the air is a favorite trick) just to give the young announcers a taste of what it's i like to work under stress. j All of it is designed to train j thorn for the commercial mar- ket and give them the back- ground to move quickly, if they want lo, to bigger markets or different types of broadc a s t work. Not all the students turn out to be deejays. Mr. Mandin es- timates about one third to I one-half have the necessary tal- ent and motivation; the rest find they can switch easily to j sales, writing or some other part of the business. A graduate of Brigham Young University in communi- cations, Mr. Mandin is current- ly working on his master's de- gree. He's aided in the teaching department hy I-CC informa- tion officer Gordon Colledgc, who instructs in radio and tele- vision news editing, and Geor- gia Fooks, who teaches the course on community and so- ciety. OUT OF WORK Tho Australian Hairdressers Employees Federation reports that ?00 harbors !n the city of Melbourne have been forced out of work hy the male trend to- wards long hair. man panel of Jaycce members: reprocessed so the paper could be used again. VOTE BASTEDO FOR ALDERMAN Inserted by W E, Basfedo Independent A C.G.A. CANDIDATE FOR A NEW APPROACH ELECT Bill Baker ALDERMAN VOTE BAKER, BILL x Inserted by BILL BAKER YOUR C.G.A. For Mayor. Nominated at a Public Meeting Vote With Confidence for the Entire Slate! A. C. (Andy) Anderson For City Council J. C. (Cam) Barnes Wm. (Bill) Baker C. W. (Chic) Chichester T. L. (Tommy) Ferguson Hal Hoffman Wm. (Bill) Kergan Steve Kotch I For Public School Board j Dorothy Beckel Wm. (Bill) Brown Doug card Carl B. Johnson Allister Mont Doug McPherson For Hospital Board Don LeBaron W. P. (Bill) Skelton Blainc Thacker Slan Verlinden United to Serve Definitely Independent in Decisons Inserted by Civic Government Association ;