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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THT HERALD Srjlurtlay, October 9, City library consultant appointed John E. Button, chief libra- ritai for North York Township in Metropolitan Toronto has been appointed communica- tions consultant for Ihe IjCth- bridgc public librarj1 building program. He will work with George Dew, chief librarian, and with Robins Mitchell Watson, who ve been appointed the build- ing's architects. He will work willi the library 1 date librarj' facilities, as an expert in library science and library management, also dealing with electronic equip- ment, computerization and Mr. Button, who was chief li- brarian in LeUibridge for ten years before his appointment _ al North York, is consideml foremost library ada, with expci A recent publication by the Educational Facilities Labora- tories for Carada and the U.S. there are bnolis published annually throughout the uorld, approximately twice of a decade ago. in Ihe sciences alone, the ba- sic physics, biology and chem- Library plans developing, public meeting scheduled Significant moves were made this week toward fulfilment of for a new library in Leth- bridge. Monday, c i t v council ap- proved by council for the fa- cility. Concerning the site, council agreed the library board should not "feel locked into" th.> 4th Ave. and 9th St. property ant .........r- nvi.. Dim OL. prupeny and proved the assignment of Rob- j should consider other locations ns Mitchell Watson architects 0 design the facility. Council also recommended engaging an information retri- eval and communications con- sultant to work with the archi- ects in designing the library as 1 functional unit. The city man- ager and librarian acted quick- V on the matter and have re- ained John E. Button as the ronsultant. A pubb'c meeting was also called, for some time in the near future for all citizen groups, young and old alike to make submissions to the library joard giving their ideas of what hey want and need in a ibrary. No date has been set or that meeting. The council resolution fnrth- r stipulated that the cost of emolishhig the regional de- elopment building, now oc- upying the proposed library lie, be part of the over all udgeted figure of ap- before a final decision is made. Suggestions were made by Aldermen Jim Anderson anil Joe Balla that perhaps the building should be designed bv t m Can- i mmiv in up-to- lltw ica-ijjjg to tlle ci.licn nf separate scicn- I tilic journals published an- iiKilly, containing more than 1.5 million articles. this great new wealth annually, libraries tend to dou- ble Hie size of their collections every 20 to 31) the re- ptn-t coiuimtes, "and lira cost of building, purchasfcg vc1- urnoF, cataloguing, and servic- ing will become far too great without a new library con- cept." Most librarians Ere realizing that Ih? solution is not more bosks, nure buildings, nore librarians. They be- ______O..ed bv i 5Mi lllore librarians. They be- the Erchifccls without their I licve that (he library must be- knowing where the site is. Aid. a source of active infor- Anderson reasoned this ap- niation transfer. Increased populaticn, greater numbers of young people going ap- proach might assure a function- al library, not just a building blueprinted to fit on a oarti- cular lot. He said a 20th-century librarj' includes not only warehousing space for books, but computer and other electronic communi- cations systems. The downtown site might not be able to accommodate these things, he aid. Aid. Balla suggested looking at the urban renewal area close to the coulees as a possible site. He said a location in that area would be easily accessible to the University of Lethbridge and the Lethbridge Community College, providing a general communication nucleus. farther in higher education, the opening of new fields of em- ployment and more leisure the need for a library consul- tant to advise on a library for the future. A regional library has also been discussed, and its advan- tages are numerous. With up to date equipment in a centralized library, s great supply of bocks could be made available to Ihe many smaller communi- ties throughout southern Al- berta. H has been suggested by li- brarians in the area that Ihe small libraries in southern Al- berta tiiould not limit their pa- trons to the small, sometimes outdated selection of books they hsve. The tcwns would not be losicg the libraries they have, they would not be losing their quiet place to go and read, they would simply have more volumes available to them, said one librarian- "The libraries would remain as branches, with the only thing removed being the card cata- logue, replaced by a moire easily-read listing of the many books available to said a recent report n-n regional li- braries. The city i? taking another look at the librarj' site initally chosen, and it is likely that of- ficials will begin discussing regional concert with the Man injured at rodeo A man was in hospital this i possible head injuries and morning after he was thrown j treatment of facial cuts and off, dragged, kicked andjbiuises. stepped on by night. horse Friday Gary Kennedy, protected by animal and other friends -Walter Kerber Photo How do you keep a pet store peaceful? "Charles, you're going to get Into a 1 o t of trouble if y o u don't behave." Those are warning words lo Charles, because (o te locked in a small room is the worst punishment for Charles is a blue and gold macaw (parrot) who makes his home at the LeUibridge Pet The pet shop at 317 Rlh St. crated by Ills wife. Charles isn't just one of the many pets in the store, how- ever: he isn't for sale. lie is five years old and up ___ ___ ,__f, fears staying alone in a room, i in the city. It is owned and op "i. i ny ift nvti years Om atla UfJ is the only shop of its kind j to six months ago was still liv- HEiNITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD 324 9lh Sf- S. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPUTE O Invitation! a Announcement. i> -j ,'24 Hour Servico Necessary) Bnde Book, Thank You Cartjs 0 NoPk'-'s Matches We provide Complimentary Personalized Head Tofalo Place Cards with each Orderl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING Gary Kennedy and shop, and has become very at- tached to Mr. Kennedy. It could be a long friendship live up to 80 years. Another animal not well- known in this area it Aristotle, a cottontop marmoset. He is one year old and was also originally from South ing in the jungles of South Am- erica. Now living in Lethbridge, he has the freedom of the pet Joe Bruised Head of Standoff remained in Lethbridge Munici- pal Hospital in good condition (bis morning, tor observation of West side bus runs rescheduled The city has revised the weekday and weekend schedule for the commuter bus service to the University of Lethbridge. The first bus will now leave the northwest corner of 4th Ave. and 6th St. S. at a.m. Monday through Friday. Subsequent runs will leave that corner at 8, 9. and a.m. taking 15 min- utes to arrive at the univer- sity. Afternoon runs will be at and j There will now be only one evening bus run, at The i last bus will leave the univer- I sity at p.m. j A report on the first month i of commuter operation indi- cated there was insufficient de- j mand for a later bus. j Only two bus runs will be I made Saturday and Sunday, one at 10 a.m. and one at 5 p.m. j The revised schedules are j now in effect. H was reported Mr. Bruised Head, a competitor in the sad- dle bronc riding event of the International All-Indian Rodeo finals being held at the Leth- bridge Exhibition Pavilion, this weekend was not removed from the arena until the city ambu- lance arrived because no stretcher was available. time are. it is reported, behind I surrounding towns in the area Researcher named Kuo-Joan Cheng, an animal j For years he worked as microbiologist, has been named I a post-doctoral fellow at the to the staff at the Lethbridge i College of McGill Research Station. Md for ,mcmths i at the University of Ca gary. He will specialize m the re- search of the microbiology and biochemistry of digestion of cud-chewing animals, with par- ticular emphasis on feedlot bloat, laminitis and atidosis. A further area of research in this program is to study the digestion products that occur in the animal's first stomach with changes in ration. Dr. Cheng received his initial j f' Lethbridge constltt '.em from the National The Herald he is degree from the National Tai- j wan University in 1903. He spent the next year as a second lieutenant in the Chinese army. He worked at the University of will run Deane Gundlock, Progressive Conservative MP for the feder- al Lethbridge constituency, has in the running" for the Con- servative party's local nomina- tion. He said he welcomed Letli- ______ ___ Saskatchewan from 1904-66 as a bridge investment company man- laboratory assistant, getting his masters degree in 1966. He received his doctorate from U of S in I960. Who was next in line? By RON CALDWELL "The minister of education has Staff Writer j asked me letter, and the _, issue was then in the hands of Perhaps it was a good thing (he deputy minister of educa- tlie Social Credit government j tion. was defeated in the August pro vincial election, or the janitor In June, after several letters had been exchanged with the ally been dealing with the Leth- bridge public school board on the controversial divided school year issue. When the board began corre- sponding with the government in March, it was dealing direct- ly with the minister of educa- tion. In May, the board received a Litter barrel famous America. LCC seeks his only communication is a whistling noise. Not being as tame as Charles i he must stay in his cage. Another of the Kennedys' per- Isonal pets is Iggy, a 40-inch i Iguana. The Iguana, an arboreal liz- ard, has a built in projection The Lethbridge Community Permits total million During September, in development permits were issued by the city building de- I partment. j Permits for 28 single-family j I residences accounted for almost I i half that amount, totalling j j i The largest single permit was issued to Magnus Holdings Ltd. for construction of a 23-suite apartment building at 15th St. Dard received a "The deputy minister of education has asked me associate deputy minister of education had inherited the problem. Several such letters were ex- changed during the summer, then the election was held. Now, the board is dealing with a new minister of educa- least for the time being. ager John Gogo's announce- ment that he may seek the nomination, but added: "I think I'm good for another term." Mr. Gundlock has been the Lethbridge MP for 14 years, since March, 1958. He said another candidate for the party's nomination would "make for a good nominating convention when, we start get- ting ready for an election." When the federal election might be, however, "is a bit up in the air." Mr. Gogo told The Herald last week he would neither confirm nor deny that he was consider- ing contesting Mr. Gundlock's position. SHOE REPAIRS BEST FAST CHEAP SHOE HOSPITAL 311 llth Street South College needs more instructors and 20th Ave. N. costing for its sessional and continuing 000 education courses. i other permits issued in- fne situation came to light j eluded: for nine du- when personnel director Dalelplexes; for the Lake- CANT TALK WITH YOUR KIDS? CANT TALK WITH YOUR PARENTS? COME TO THE PROBLEMS IN FAMILY LIVING WORKSHOPI Talk and worl- with Dr. Tony Miller, and Pro problems in trying to rcloto ond live comfortably with your pdoblsm, in trying to relate and livo comfortably with your teenagers, let's work out some solutions together. WHEN; 3 SESSIONS OCTOBER 14, 21, 28-7 p.m. to 10 p.m. WHERE: West Side University Room D630 Maximum of SO registrations per person Preregister P.O. Box 33, Lothbridge Sponsored by CorJinuInn Education, University of lnln. bndfin cmd Southern Region, Canadian Mental Health As. sociotion. learned to keep their distance i The pet shop also carries a H-ank Smith, manager of the j variety of other pets, and all pet needs. _ The Albi'.rui Litler Bear has fan mail from Hawaii. "The only bear that is safe device in his tail. When he lo feed." is the one that hides switches it, his tail resembles a the garbage barrel at 30 loca- wniP- Other animals hav lions in Alberta. The bears seem to be picking up some international fame. Frank Smith, manager of Travel and Convention Associa- tion of Southern Alberta says he j has received an inquiry about the Litter Bear from Waialua, Hawaii. Mr. Smith said, "Although the Litter Bear is nn Alberta Rear, possibly Hawaii could have a similar design using one of their native animals." The boar was designed by Dan Taylor, past president of Ihe TCASA. The barrels have been out at roadside stops i throughout the province since August, from High Level in Uie north to Cmitls in the south. "Litlcr ROOT has really ten nttracting the said Mr. Smith, "and we also sec many people staging pictures around Ihe liller altr.iction." The Mile- Hears arc made al Astro Plastics in Claresholm, Alia, announced teachei shortages in advertising, sew- I ing, building construction, weld- I ing and automotive.1; as well as j credit courses in high school and business programs. The openings for instructors will come during the winter school and business programs. The openings for instructors will come during the winter semester starting in January. TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY iChoosB wisely the monu- 'menf to honor your loved 'ones. Wo will bo pleased to assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS LTD. "We hov boon Satisfying Cuitomon for Over 60 Years" 355 Oth St. S., phon8 327-3920 view M e n n o n i t. e Brethren Church; for additions ur alterations to five stores; for repairs to (lie Hender- son Lake Swimming Pool. VOTE KERGAN, W. L (Bill) X I FOR CITY COUNCIL WED., OCT. 73lh Native Son 60 yeart resident of Lethbridge ReJired after 35 public service in City Administration. Have the time, and more important the inter- est and desire to serve ell citizens. Any senior citizen or any other person if who re- quires transportation on election day please phono me at 377-5386. Inserted by BILL KERGAN A CGA Candidate WE HAVE MOVED Dysigns Announce The Moving of Their Business Premises to 326 10th Street North We would like to thank all our customer-, for their patronage and we arc looking forward to serving you in our new nnd expanded premises. WE ARE THE MANUFACTURERS OF ELECTRICAL PLASTIC SIGNS Sold, Serviced pnd Maintained Decals Crests Silk Screening Sign Writing Truck and Window lettering i mrt ,and Des'9ni Showcard. Banners and Potters Wood and Metal Facia Signs Gold leaf Name Plates DYSIGNS 326 10th ST. N. PHONE 327-3510 ;