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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Govt. 3 -year for The provincial hut it would seems to look favorably on a government to troduction of a three-year commit itself beyond get system for universities term of replace thc present one main advantage method, says Dr. Bill budget, he said, president of thc University it would reduce lhe of budget time. "I haven't heard any be a more negative comments from to be government and this does Foster, minister of me optimistic that the education, has year plan will be the government is said Dr. in a three-year Commenting on a joint which would offer tl nnivnrciiips" certain Saturday, Oclobcr 21, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE H'SALD 19 not used much here mission hy Alberla's three uni versilies io the provincial gov- guarantees.' eminent, Dr. Gectel said the submission is anpropriate and "none too soon." The universities are asking for .1 fixed dollar amount for the first two years of the pro- gram and the third year budget would he examined and altered in light of Ihc experience during the first two years. "It is tf.fficult to operate an institution like this without knowing your financial situa- tion as far in advance as pos- he said. "What we are trying Io do is get the govern- ment to commit itself to a min imum level of support." Dr. Beckel said the univer- sities would prefer a five-year Bill Fniet wins top film award Bill Fruet, a Lelhbridge-born- actor-turr.ed-writer now living in Toronto, was presented in Toronto with lhe Canadian film award for best featirc film of lhe year. He received the award for liis screenplay for the Wedding in White, a....." troubles of RIGHT TURN ON RED Using thc strap, as a punish-, Mr. Kimmitt said the strap merit is pretty much a thing j is used so infrequently that of Ihc past in Lctmiridgc I most schools "probably couk'a'l schools, according to the two find the strap if they wanted strict superintendents. it.'1 "It is very .seldom, if ever, sed in the schools -said oh Kimmitt, superintendent of Lcthblidge separate school i might he lhe prin. ystcm. __ _ cipal v.'ho has used one, hut I doubt he said. "Personally, I don't have much faith in thc value of strapping." Dr. Larson said strapping isi still allowed by law but he feels I u. Dr. Larson said he couldn't recall the last time the strap was used in a public school. Dr. 0. P. Larson, public chool superintendent, said the ncidencc of strapping lias fal- cn off sharply in recent years. Ic attributes the decline, at east partly, to thc fact that a strapping incident in a junior ligh school five years ago was aken to court. The school was exonerated in the case. There is no set policy in either school district in relation- .0 strapping. But, in a case where a strap is used, the prin- cipal usually has the incident witnessed. "Strapping is not worth mak- ing an issue said Mr. Kim- mitt. principals would only use it a last resort. "I'm not even sure if the schools have a strap or he added. "Strapping is pretty much a thing of the past in this sys- tem. It is outdated." The superintendents w e r e 1 commenting on a decision hy the Calgary separate school board to retain strapping as a library meet The first mealing of punishment as long as it is wil- nessed, recorded and the rea- sons given why it was neces- the southern Alberta Alberta Teachers Association school li- brary council will he held Oct. 2S at the University of Leth- bridge. 'Hie day-long meeting will see an executive elected and a con- stitution will be adopted. The hoard voted 4-2 in favor of retaining (he strap. It was the third time in recent months that the issue has come before thc Calgary board. Mr. Kimmitt said the board should have something more io do than to worry about whether to keep the strap. deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers bava tewcr accidents, fewer tires. That's why we can in- sure for less. I! you're a non-drinker, can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance lor your home HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd.Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINERS' INSURANCE COMPANY City woman gets award Met Schdfer of Lethbridge was presented the Welsh Mem- orial Award at the 32nd annual convention of (he Canadian So- ciety of Radiological Techni- cians, Alberta division, in Ed- monton Oct. 5-fi. The award was made for faithful and dedicated services to the society, which has about 900 x-ray technicians and stu- dents as its members. Mrs. Scheffer has been treas- urefr-registrar of the society's Alberta division for five years. play about the ___ __ a working-class family in a Prairie town in the ISMOs. Mr. Fniet won the same award in 1970 for his first film, Coin' Down the Road. His latest film was shot in southern Alberta, primarily in lhe Spring Coulee area. It is due for release shortly. FOR YOUR ADDED HOPPING CONVENIENCE 7-ELEVEN FOOD STORE North Store Only 541 13th St. N. Now Open 24 Hours Every Day Our Other Two 7-ELEVEN FOOD STORES 491 Mayor Magralh Drive 2004 Mayor Magrath Drive Will bo open lhe regular hours of 7 a.m. -11 p.m EVERYDAY Opera group auditioning on Sunday The Southern Alberta Opera Association will hold auditions for singers interested in per- forming in the Marth, 1973 pro- duction of La Bohme Sunday rom to 5 p.m. at the Cal- Centennial Planetarium Theatre. Singers are needed for a 60- member clrorus, secondary eads and understudy roles. An accompanist will be available. Those selected wilt sing with such leading Canadian and in- ternational Pellegrini, artists as Maria Ermanno Mauro, and Alexander Dodi Protero Gray. Any interested persons may call 239-3167 for ment to audition. an appoint- Caiididates don't go for forum For the first time In years the Lethbridge Jaycees will not sponsor an all-candidates fonim for the candidates in an elec- tion. Maurice Landry, co chair- man of a committee that tried for a month to arrange a forum for this month, said, "we've given up. We feel we're not getti ng the co-operation we need to put the thing on." j He .said, with the exception of Hal Hoffman, the N'DP candi- date, thc candidates for one reason or another have refused to co-operate. The Jaycees have sponsored aH-candidaVs forums for muni- cipal, provincial and federal elections for many years. DID YOU KNOW? Thc law states that, unless prohibited by a traffic control device, a driver may execute a right turn on a red light, after coming to a stop and yielding the right-of-way to all pedes- trians in thc intersection and all vehicles in or approaching lhe intersection. This also ap- plies to left turns at intersec- tions of two one-way streets. This picture is the sixth of a scries of 25, published in con- junction with the City Police 1972 Safe Driving Campaign. Radio station opens for 'Pass area Official ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday opened a new radio sta- tion in Blairmore with broad- casting coverage through the Crowsiiest Pass area, from Pin- cher Creek to Spanvotl. CJPR operates at 1490 meg- acycles, carrying primarily CJOC programs with the ex- ception of three programs broadcast daily from Blairmore. The station broadcast 24 hours a day, on watts in daylight and 250 watts at night, approximately one-tenth the power of CJOC. The station, consisting of of- fices and a control room, was built at a cost of It has a staff of three: a receptionist- writer, a production manager announcer and station supervis or-sales manager. Book for sale on politicians in Alberta A faculty member at the Un versiiy of has pub lished a timely book. "Who's Who" in Federal Po From Alberta" was wri ten by Prof. Ernest G. Mardon It is on a study of th participation of Albertans federal politics since The hook provides facts an figures of 150 federal politican from Alberta 25 Senators an 12o MPs. The book is now on sale the U of L book store at per copy. MEMORIALS... By MASTER CRAFTSMEN Featuring BALMORAL RED AND OXFORD GREY GRANITE Largest Stock of Memorials in Southern Alberta Now is the perfect time to order, before winter is here to stay. Avoid disappointment by ordering early from the professionals at JL THE WORKS LIMITED 325 8th ST. S., LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-3920 Offer Ends: OCT., 31st TWO FOR ONLY 73 9 Wide 78 series tread Quick sure traction Whisper quiet on snowless roads Full 4 Ply Nylon TIRE 1 H F J I SitiQWPLOW IstTIRE 2nd TIRE 15 E 76-14 BLACK E 73-14 BLACK TWO FOR ONLY 145 Wide 78 series tread Greater acceleration and traction Greater stopping power Belted for tread stability I 2nd TIRE A 15 3B G G JUST 'SAY LETHBRIDGE 1621 3rd AVE. S. 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