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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Wedncsdov, Oclober 20, 1971 So says new president of Brigham Young University Conservative image not about to change pnOVO, Utah (AP) The largest private university in the United States, Brigham Young University, has a new president, a 39-year-old for- mer law professor who says the c h o o 1's conservative image is not about to change. Dallin Oaks, formerly of the University of Chicago, was named BYU president this past summer. He succeeds Ernest L. Wilkinson, 72, head fit the school for the last 20 years. BYU is operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat- ter-day Saints (Mormon) and 95 per cent of the students be- long to the church. Enrolment is on a campus nestled in Provo, a city of about in central Utah. The university has shown few signs of the campus dis- sension, riots, or anti-war pro- tests that have occurred at other schools. There were, for example, no serious protests at BYU in the spring of 1970 over Kent State or the Cambodian invasion. COFFEE, TEA BANNED There is little permissive- ness on campus, either in dress or conduct. Students can be dismissed the first time they violate a dress code that frowns on miniskirts and long hair. Smoking and drinking is taboo and even such mild stimulants as coffee and tea are not sold or allowed on campus. In an interview, Oaks said he has no intention of chang- ing the school's standards. "We don't feel out of step; we feel he said. "We feel we have standards that se tus apart from any other institution that has surren- dered to influences we feel are not in the best interests of the individual or the country in which we live." Oaks, who looks even younger than his age, indi- cated he felt the composition of the student body probably has something to do with the absence of student unrest. "We have a very cosmopoli- tan he said. "One- third of our students have served missions for the LDS Church. That means several thousand of them have lived two years in a foreign coun- try, often in very humble cir- cumstances. "That means we have very mature undergraduates, older than most. We also have stu- dents from all 50 states and 60 foreign nations." Oaks said the school's goal is to teach the fundamentals of both secular and spiritual knowledge and to bring those teachings "into harmony with the lives of men and women In order to prepare them for a balanced and full life of serv- ice to God and fellow man." The campus theatre shows only family-type movies. Oaks said that as the school's spir- itual as well as intellectual leader, he intends to convince students to stay away from such things as X-rated films. "By abstaining from these things, perhaps we can force them out of he said. "I want to tell the stu- dents: "You wouldn't eat garbage; why go see Oaks said he believes the racial protests that have plagued BYU in recent years will abate as people learn more about the school and its programs. Official Mormon Church policy is that Negroes may join the church, but may not hold the priesthood, a rank that every other adult mem- ber is expected to attain. Because of this, minority groups have charged that both the Mormon Church and BYU are racist institutions. The school has only a hand- ful of blacks among its students. Oaks says Hint's natural, considering from where BYU draws most of its enrolment. "Many of the areas that I high proportion of our stu- dents come from don't have many black said. COLD COMFORT SHEFIELD, England (CP) Four models who pose nude for art students at a college, in chilly Yorkshire are demanding sick pay after joining the Gen- eral and Municipal Workers' Union. The ladies claim that sit- ting in draughty art rooms makes them prone to colds, rheumatism and lumbago. UGHTNING OVER IOS ANGEIES Lightning bolts streak to the ground los Angeles during a period of cold, blustery weather that brought snow, rain and to sections of Southern California. Lightning also struck four jets arriving at los es International Airport, but no serious injuries were At 82, Louis Lent a new home on the CALGARY (CP) At who had taken a less convenient than Louis Lent has found a home the got a it's don't know when I'll stop His career, as he describes to be on he this he says, a is preserving friendships, serious behind his hand smoothing nonrex- and new. His friends live he slaps his knee hair. "But I'll tell you one over Canada and the off into it won't be until I'm on States and Mr. Lent does all his travelling keep in touch by mail, he He won't fly because Lent's endless journey himself. During the last the longest he's spent in one too many people jumping out of open planes without in the spring of 1953. His wife had died and he had retired, two major changes in his is a month. That was last during the First that led him to leave Al- in Calgary, house-sitting He likes trains, but where for 25 years he been a steam engineer in coal mines near Calgary. Canada to moved to Haney, B.C. where a sister lived. He bought a house and furnished it. I couldn't live in it. top ivine sleep. I'd burn my eyes out reading all night, then take cat naps all day. Just couldn't live there." old army buddy in North CALGARY (CP) The scene to which six years from now Mr. Smithers Ont., suggested he visit for a while waiter in a Paris restaurant with the I went there. Then I de- asked for a bottle of of wine in to take a look at Mont- wine may be way out for come a realization it Then since I was oul not to winemaker to be imported to I started travelling Ontario. I was bom in Mr. Smithers, firm was founded by manager for Andres Wines family of Ancaster, thing led to another, one berta) Ltd., envisages Canada becoming a 1961 under the name of Andres Wines British to another and Louis Lent was launched on his endless country and his firm is Port Moody, ously considering such expanded to Calgary in has seen North America A decade ago most of the name Anjo wines the Yukon to Florida, wine consumed in Canada years later built a winery Newfoundland to Vancou- Imported, but today the trend Scotia. By 3970 the Island. He has made new changing and many had opened an outlet at who introduced him to wineries have expanded more. He visits 'people in tions to keep pace with IN Yukon, Salt Lake Andres is no exception and operation in New York and Charlotte, cently completed a a storage capacity as casually as city dwell- plant-expansion program here and is moving again to gallons, employs 26 persons and produces IB head for their weekend cottages. production capacity. "The Canadian public from sherries to has no desire to travel outside Canada and the U.S. drinking more wine now grapes are the border into Mex- by refrigerated 20-ton once. It's a filthy place, you Gas company crushing, fermentation and the addition of specially prepared yeast cultures completed in the plant. The product undergoes constant chemical know what kind ol germs you might get there. And I sure don't want to go overseas again. Had all I wanted of France during the war." the wines are aged from one to six years in storage Uinks variously lined with stays in YMCAs or inexpensive hotels when he's not living with friends, eats frugally CALGARY (CP) Alberta and Southern Gas Co. Lid. or stainless steel. At peak operation, the spends most of his time making new friends or enjoying agreed to advance Inexco Oil Co. (Canada) Ltd. million for petroleum exploration and bottle 500 cases of pressure wines and SCO cases of still wines a day and the ones. "The most interesting thing in the world is people, you know." velopment in the Yukon and Northwest of new bottling equipment soon will make the plant one trail In exchange, Inexco would commit any of the gas most modern in Canada, Mr. Smithers songhl ered in those areas to and crackling and Southern, a subsidiary gained wide acceptance (CP) An Ed- Pacific Gas and Electric America, but have association lias applied pany of San been introduced in a to federal Exploratory drilling on I h to build a hiking trail five million acres in which a n .1 d a has never the city. cxco has an interest is to of as a grant is being sought by (.his but the wide success Waskahegan Trail Associa- The total program could products has under Ottawa's recently- tail up to million over such as ours employment meas- next five to consider entering project could create as CAR SALES said Andres now is as 125 jobs, association Now car sales in South the possibilities of F. R. 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