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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta BEAUTIFUL MEXICO 14 Dayt at low at from Calgary (Per person based on double occupancy) ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WEST END PHONE 328-3201 or 328-8104 The Utlibridge Herald SECOND SECTION .Lelhbridge, Alberta, Monday, October 18, 1971 PAGES 9 TO 18 ERICKSEN'S PASTRY SHOP 3rd Ave., M.M. Drive S. Phone 328.8161 "The Pioneer and Leading Retail Shop In Lelhbridge'' FINEST QUALITY PASTRY AND BAKERY PRODUCTS Teachers are upset over publicity lack Southern Alberta teachers Saturday took a shot at their executive, the Alberta Teach- ers' Association, for its lack of communication with the news media. About 30 teachers attending the ATA's southern Alberta re- gional conference furthered their complaint by stating that the news media are generally unresponsive to releases made by their executive. However they faulted the ATA with taking too long in preparing 'news releases to the media. Because of the time lapse they felt many editors were justified in throwing away the communications. The teachers endorsed an ATA ad hoc committee on local services recommendation that alternative methods of pro- viding the public with pertinent information about teachers and new teaching methods be found. Southern Alberta teachers felt someone knowledgeable with the media operation should be employed full-time to prepare news releases, the content of which was known to teachers prior to publication- They complained that the re- leases currently offered the news media contained informa- tion that teachers themselves, as a rule, were not fully aware of. J. F. Layton, of Innisfail, ATA vice-president that more teachers should at- tend regular ATA meetings in order to know what was hap- pening. He cited examples in Cal- gary and Edmonton where only about 10 per cent of the teach- ers attended meetings. It was these teachers who made recommendations and prepared resolutions which spoke for the entire body of teachers in those areas. Mr. Layton also suggested the teachers, each of whom represented a local, could es- tablish a personal liaison with local editors to get then- activi- ties publicized. If the local publisher then re- fused to publish any teacher in- formation he suggested the lo- cals buy paid advertising to have their views and changes made known. He said the large number of teachers in Alberta present a valid reason for publishers to print some of the Information- Because the teaching pro- fession has considerable impact on the community, people should be aware of what is hap- pening. Mr. Layton said if editors then do not publish a fair pro- portion of important teacher news and changes, the teachers should write, "The publisher of this paper refused to publish this important information as news" in their advertising. Teachers discuss changes in ATA Tourism is boon for Lethbridge SWEARING-IN Lethbridge and district MLAs are shown during swearing-in ceremonies in Edmonton. Left to right art: E. W. Hinman, Cardsfon; Leighton Buckwell, Macleod; Dick Gruenwald, Lelhbridge West; Ray Speaker, Little Bow and Lieut-Gov. Grant MacEwan. Seated is Johnnie Anderson, Lethbridge East. All MLAs are members of the Social Credit Party. Gundlock terms economic measures little, too late" for success By RUDY 1IAUGENEDEE Staff Writer Lethbridge has realized "a tremendous dollar value return for the city's investment in Mayor Andy Ander- son said Saturday. Speaking at the third annual meeting of the Travel and Con- vention Association of Southern Alberta, Mayor Anderson said tourism "is one of the largest industries in Canada and has a tremendous impact on the eco- nomy." He noted a 'remarkable in- By HERB JOHNSON Staff Writer Lethbridge MP Deane Gund- lock feels the federal govern- About 30 teachers represent- ing southern Alberta locals of the Alberta Teachers' Associa- tion attended a regional confer- ence in Lethbridge to discuss recommended changes to the ATA. The recommendations had been prepared earlier this year by an ad hoc committee on local services committee of the ATA. In a report the committee said the ATA should clearly dif- ferentiate each of its major fields of activity into two areas: Those activities which must be carried out at the provincial level for the benefit of all tea- chers; Those activities which may be better carried out at the local level, and that locals should be encouraged to under- take as they believe they can carry out effectively them- selves. The committee report stated that "it is possible and desir- able to differentiate between those ATA activities which clearly affect the welfare of teachers generally- and those whose effect is primarily lo- cal." Influencing labor legislation, general research related to tea- chers' salaries and specific re- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 3284095 search related to a bargaining unit should be the responsibility of the ATA exclusively, the re- port stated. It added, negotiation of col- lective agreements at the local level and the education of locals or their committees in teacher welfare matters should be the concern of the individual tea- chers' local. The teachers' locals and ATA headquarters should work joint- ly in providing current informa- tion on the status of negotia- tions, negotiations of collective agreements above the local level, salary grievances and school operating costs- The ad hoc committee report also recommended that the provincial ATA provide assis- tance to locals in the areas of; grievances and discipline; con- sultative help in devising local programs where needed; con- sultative help in effective local budgeting and efficient budget control; Help in training and orienta- tion of school representatives on local or regional basis; help and advice to locals in making choices among the wide variety of programs and services they may offer to their members and in setting workable priori- ties with respect to these. BEEKEEPER SUPREME Maroshi Hisatsune keeps about a million honey bees in hives on the roof of a four-sto- rey building opposite the em- peror's palace grounds in down- town Tokyo. SOUTHWEST AUCTION SERVICES REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. SALE STARTS TUES., OCT. 19th 7 p.m. Sharp TERMS CASH NO RESERVE 'Old' dining room table with 6 choirs; 2 radio record player :ombinations; older model cabinet radio, in good condition; Hoover vacuum cleaner; desk and book cases; chairs; an older type buffet; child's rocking chair; shoe shine stand; small gas heater; jugs; lanterns; nice table; camera; waffle Iron; 2 manicans; crib mattress; potato forks; chesterfield and chair; bathtub, sink bowl and fixtures; deepfreeze fridge; snow shovel; portable typewriter; short wave radio sot; mat- tress and beds; bicycles; gas or propane heater; Philco wringer washer; dishes; pots and pans; electric and gas motors; tri-Mto lamps; portable record player; oil paintings. Acetaline welder; arc welder; 10 h.p. gas motor with electric startorj 100 gallon gas tank for Vi ton truck, 2 compartments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT AUCTION BARN Phone 327-1222 2508 2nd Ave. N. AUCTIONEERS GORDON SHERWOOD BILL HOPE No. 846 No. 845 Council meets tonight Members of the new city council will meet for the first time tonight to be sworn into office for the next three years. Three aldermen, Tommy Ferguson, Bill Kergan and Ed Bastedo, will take their oaths as new council members. Aid. Camm Barnes, Chick Chiches- ter, Vaughan Hembroff, Vera Ferguson and Steve Kotch were returned to office. After the invocation by Rev. Lawrence D. Hankinson of St. Andrews Presbyterian Chureh and the swearing-in cere- monies, a Deputy Mayor and acting Mayor will be appointed. Appointments will also be made to 14 standing commit- tees and the Ice Arena and Henderson Golf Course Hedge ad hoc committees. Council will also determine which aldermen will represent the city at the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association con- vention in Edmonton next week. The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. in council chambers. ment's recent move to stimu late the economy and relieve unemployment is "too little, too late." Mr. Gundlock said the pro- gram of tax cuts combined with federal aid for employmen making projects will take ai least six weeks to get off the ground and it will almost be spring before the effects are fully felt. A much more effective move would have been for the gov ernment to remove the 11 per cent tax on building materials he said. "That's the daddy them all." If the tax were taken of building materials there wouk be an immediate upsurge in construction activity throughou the industry all across the country, he said. Mr. Gundlock said repealing the tax would also cost the gov ernment less money than the announced tax cuts and aid to municipal building projects. There has been pressure o n the federal government for some time from the building industry to get rid of the 1: per cent tax, and Mr. Gund lock said he was unhappy tha1 the government had not seen fit to move in this direction a: this time. In contrast to the removal o] the building materials lax, the seven per cent drop in corpor ate tax will have little effect by the time it filters down through the economy, he said. The three per cent reduction in federal individual income tax also "won't mean much." Mr. Gundlock said smaller 12 PRICE CLEARANCE OF 1970-71 PATTERNS PREPASTED WALLPAPER (STOCK ONLY) PAINT SPECIALS INTERIOR LATEX 1% SPECIAL, GALLON V SEMI-GLOSS fi SPECIAL, GALLON V NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR TINTING ,95 SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINT WALLPAPER S21 ST. S. PHONE 327-8321, 327-0211 towns in the Lethbridge district should be able to take full ad- vantage of the federal aid to winter works programs. Because the smaller munici- palities usually 'play it a little closer to the vest" than the cities, they should be able to move quickly and get a number of projects going with just a little extra money, he said- (Local and provincial govern- ments will get back S3 for ev- ery spent for on-site labor costs up to May 31, Winter works programs had worked out 'fairly well" in the past; abuses in the west, had been minimal, he said. Distribution of the federal funds would probably be han- dled by the province, as had been the practice in the past, he said. A meeting of Albeit munici- palities with Municipal Affairs Minister Dave liussell has been scheduled for Thursday to dis- cuss the programs that may qualify for federal aid. Lethbridge Mayor Andy An- derson has said the city has al- ready outlined those projects it feels may receive aid. Norbridge Lions speakers for five days of meetings The Lethbridgc Norbridge i Mr. Coles, who has spent Community Church has arrang- more than 12 years in India ed to have three featured speakers during a five day series of meetings Oct. 27-31. The speakers are Reverend Mervyn R. Hcebner, co ordin- ator of home ministries for the Oriental Missionary Service; Rev. Gordon Coles, an OMS missionary who has recently returned from India; anil Charles C. Lake, OMS director of youth ministries and career guidance. A pastor for 12 years in Al- berta and Saskatchewan, he has served as OMS regional direc- tor for the four Western prov- inces and co ordinator of the society's work in the United States and Canada. training pastors at the Allaha- bad Bible Seminary, will pre- sent a photographic coverage of the rural and city evangelistic efforts in which the Indian pas- tors are engaged. Meetings at the Norbridge Community Church at 1402 8th Ave. N., are scheduled for 7 p.m. crease" in the number of tour- ists coming to the city due to the efforts of TCAS'A. While the city has many parks and open spaces with which t o draw tourists, more facilities food and lodging are required. He said many comments have been received from tourists about the neatness and tidy- ness of the city, and pointed to the significance of the Nikka Yuko Centennial Garden which causes many tourists to come to the city. Mayor Anderson attributed the area's tourist success to the association's good staff training and the impression left by ex- cellent sendee from those ca- tering to tourists- However- he added, both re- quire continued improvement to keep attracting tourists. He said as tourists from Eur- opean origin increase, someone capable of speaking many lan- guages should be found to make a good impression a sugges- tion endorsed by directors at- tending the meeting. Immediate past president of the TCASA, Chick Chichester, said the number of member- ships in the organization has made a dramatic 43.9 per cent increase in the past year and now includes as members 18 per cent of the businesses in the tourist zone. TCASA's convention efforts during the past year proved highly successful, he said, with promotion doubling the number of people attending some con- ventions in the city. The new provincial cabinet seems to have earmarked tour- ism as an industry that can be economically capitalized upon, Frank Smith, TCASA manager, said. Negotiations are currently under way to provide addition- al tourist grants, he said. The previous cabinet seemed to have underscored the econo- mic importance of tourism to the province, he added. During the meeting Calgary Herald columnist Ken Liddell was awarded the Jerry Potts trophy for "outstandng contri- bution to tourism in southern Alberta." The award is pre- sented whenever TCASA direc- tors feel someone has made an c.xtrn-special and unique con- tril ion to the tourist industry. TCASA executives elected The executive of the Travel and Convention Associa- tion of Southern Alberta was installed at its third annual general meeting in Lethbridge Saturday. The executive for the Octo- ber, 1971 to September, 1972 year are: John Neal, Leth- bridge, president; Steve Kotch- Lethbridge, first vice-pres- ident; Len Halmrast, Writing- on-Stone, second vice-president; and Bernice Costanzo, Leth- bridge, treasurer. Other elected directors are: Chick Chichesler. Lethbridge, out-going president; Reed Ains- cough, Lethbridge; Andy An- derson, Clareshoim; Howard Armstrong, Nanlon; Lou Brad- ley, High River; Tex Brule, Pincher Creek; Hugh Craig, Waterton; John Davis- Fort Macleod; Duke Ferguson, Claresholm; Addison Greene, Cardslon; Peter E. Hale, Lethbridge; Dick Hawk. Nanton; Larry King, Fort Mac- leod; Peter Kooy, Lethbridge; Bob Lang, Lethbridge; Dean Lein, Lethbridge; Reno Lizzi, Leth- bridge. Alan McAskile, Vulcan; Jim McLaughlin, Lethbridge; John Pool. Frank; Belmore Schultz, Coutts; Dave Simpson, Pincher Creek; Leo Singer. Lethbridge, Art Smetaniuk, Lethbridge, Claro Waddeli, Lethbridge; Ross Whilmore, Lethbridge; Bob Wiley, Cardston and a City of Lethbridge appointee yet to be nominated. USE HAS DOUBLED Tile use of sawmill waste for pulp has almost doubled during the last five years in Canada. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL IAE Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. PHONE 327-2822 Lethbridge Window Cleaners "20 Years of Service" PHONE 327-4037 HEALTH FOOD CENTRE Home of natural foods, vitamins minerals herbs grains Open Mon.-Sar. 9 p.m. Thurs. and Fri. till 9 p.m. 907 3 Ave. S. Phone 327-4994 GEORGE and ROD say MOST KIDS ARE STILL PRETTY NICE Isn'f It time we all stopped knocking the kids so much. Sure there are the relatively few I hat might be considered bad but a great many youngsters patronize our pharmacy and the great majority of them are pretty decent. Sure, they go through stages and fads bul if we think back wo did just about the same things. We feel that most of today's youngsters will grow up Into responsible adults, They will be concerned with things that we currently worry about such as parenthood, good health and drug abuse. The people in our pharmacy really enjoy serving our younger customers. We recommend "FAMILY RECORD" for your pre- scription requirements. We keep a personal family ttory on your private card when you favor us with the privilege of supplying prescribed medications. In this manner we can assist you in controlling possible Drug Allergies and Sensitivities and prevent drug inter reactions in co-operation with your doctors. This information is immedi- ately available especially when you deal in one of DRAFFIN'S TWO LOCATIONS DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN GEORGE Haig Medical Bldg. 601 6th Ave. S. Call 328-6133 RODNEY 401 5th St. S, Frofl Delivery Call 327-3364 FREE MOUNTING I LIFETIME GUARANTEE SALE FIRST TIRE-RETAIL SECOND TIRE- i ALL TIRES ON SALE OPEN All DAY WEDNESDAY EXAMPLE 7.75x14 4 PLY POLARIS TUBELESS NYLON First tire QQ Second lire Retail 37- Only USE LEONARD TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2nd Avenue S. Phone 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL" ;