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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta DISNEYLAND HOLIDAY DEC 26 TO JAN. 2 From ptr penon sharing Return Airfare from Calgary Special Fares for Children 2-12 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WEST END PHONE 328-3201 or 328-8184 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, October 22, 1971 PAGES 15 TO 2G ERICKSEN'S PASTRY SHOP 3rd Avi., M.M. Drlvi S. Phonl 328-8161 "Tht Pioneer and Leading Retail Shop in Lethbridge" FINEST QUALITY PASTRY AND BAKERY PRODUCTS UofA seeks solution The University of Alberta is hoping for a quick solution to the problem of students wishing to transfer to the university from the Lethbridge Commun- ity College. W. A. D. Burns, admissions officer at the U of A, said there is "considerable sympathy" at the university for a solution. The emergence of Grant McEwan Community College in Edmonton has emphasized the need f6r a solution. "McEwan College is in much the same boat as LCC, and we have it right on our own door- atiC Mr. Burns. "We have to look at the graduates of McEwan and see if they could transfer Mr. Burns said neither col- lege has an affiliation agree- ment with a university and therefore, universities are un- certain about the quality of teaching staff and the content of courses being taught. He said he is optimistic that the problem will be solved. "I think something is coming in the near future when LCC students will be able to trans- fer to universities the time is right and I think everyone is anxious to find the answer." HOMEBOUND TEACHER Between 10 and 20 students are served every month by the homebound teacher employed in the Lethbridge public school system. The teacher visits chil- dren who are confined to home or hospital by illness to help them keep up to date on their school work. Pharmacy Facts from O. C. STUBBS I hope you'll be interested In hearing about the one, com- mon 'disease' that we pharma- cists call the "disease that drugs can't The name ;of this disease is "irre sponsibil- and it's the basic reason why Iso m an y people I find themselves rm serious physi- tcal difficulties. IGranted, that in continually dealing with the health of our community, we may seem to be oversolititous about this subject. But if you could see the sad and painful results of (so often) disregard- ed symtoms that have been clear warning signs of disease the pain, sickness, loss of time and even loss of life for which irresponsibility has been the cause our feelinp on this subject would imme- diately make a great deal more sense. So, please always consult your doctor when your health is not up to par. Why be like the man who jumped on his horse and rode off in all directions? Just re- member that Stubbs Pharmacy is always your best place to "Say Hello To A Good Buy" at 1506 9th Ave. S. Of Course. Open daily a.m. to p.m. Sundays and Holidays p.m. to p.m. and p.m. to p.m. PUDDIN' HEAD THE FIRST Members of the Southminsfer Junior Girls' Choir rehearse at the Yates Memorial Centre for the upcoming performance of their annual operetta- Choir director Anne Campbell puts the group through its paces for Puddin' Head the First. The choir will stage two shows this Saturday, at and p.m. A Sunday show is set for p.m. Tickets are available at Leister's Music or from choir members. The Anne Campbell Singers will perform as guest artists for the Saturday the Teen Clefs will be heard Sunday. An open re- ception will be held following Sunday's performance. Correctional services to remain Police Act M. may be attorney-general s responsibility changed By LARRY BENNETT Staff Writer The provincial correctional services branch will remain under the jurisdiction of the department of the eral. Alberta Attorney-General I Merv Leitch told 100 delegates I and their wives attending the lath Law Enforcement Cordi- nating Conference Thursday the correctional services branch would not be transfered to tlie department of social development. The. final decision was reach- ed at a cabinet meeting in Ed- monton Tuesday night. The transfer of for the branch jurisdiction had been planned to become effective in RELIEVES GAS PAINS NEW 1600 V.W. ONLY S62 PER MONTH 1969 VW DELUXE Gas heater, Al unit ____ 1966 VW DELUXE Good mechanically 1967 FORD 4-DOOR SEDAN LOW, LOW PRICE RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd Ave. and 16th St. S. Sales 328-4539 Car Lot 328-4356 SUNDAY IS FAMILY DAY at. ERICKSEN'S (SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MENU) EXCELLENT FOOD GRACIOUS SERVICE both basic ingredients for relaxed and enjoyable diningl Dinner Music 6 TO 8 P.M. by LEN ZOETEMAN, Accordionist sen s FAMILY RESTAURANT Phone 328-7756 for Reservations! September under the Social Credit government. Mr. Letich said the proposed transfer had been planned be cause it had been felt there was a conflict of purpose in the attorney-general's office. He said conflict was MERVIN LEITCH Special classes There are three special class- es for students in the Leth- bridge separate school system. Approximately 40 students are enrolled in two special classes for Grade 8 and 9 students, while 12 are enrolled in the op- portunity class. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Blag. 328-4095 thought to have been between the function of the courts and the police, and the correctional branch. He said the primary purpose for the change was to eliminate the idea that on one hand the attorney-general's department was working to put persons in jail and with the other, at- tempting to take them out. He refused the Social Credit argument by saying 'all of the functions have the one objec- tive of reducing crime." The attorney-general said there are three steps which must be followed for reducing crime. The first step is doing all that can be done to prevent a person from committing a crime in the first place. This step should function in the schools and at home. The second step consists 'of bringing the person who has committed a crime before the court. The various law enforc- ing agencies fulfill this step. The final step of preventing the person from committing another criminal act is the function of rehabilitation. The correctional service branch en- courages rehabilitation. Mr. Leitch said he could see no conflict within the three steps and maximum effect could be achieved if they were carried out within the same de- partment. Mervin Leitch, the new attor- ney-general of Alberta said he expected to see changes made in the controversial Police Act He told the 19th Law Enforce- ment Co-ordination Conference dinner Thursday he did not ex pect to see the changes made in the near future, or until the views of all those affected ha( been studied. Mr. Leitch said the changes would probably not come be- fore 1973. He said he felt the extended time period would give the people time to form better-informed critical views about Ihe act and its effects. Press criticized "The news media are the architects of their own misfor- tune." So said inspector T. S. Ven- ner of the Edmonton RCMP. He told 100 delegates of the 19th Annual Law Enforcement Coordination Conference at the Park Plaza Motor Hotel here that law enforcement officers all too often sit back and blame the press for deliberate, distort ed news series, when they should do more to educate the media and use their power in a positive way. He said, "There is not any good excuse for a distorted news story." He urged the law enforce- ment officers to co-operate with the press whenever possible and make the press aware of why some information cannot be released at a time con- venient to them. Inspector Venner said he had seen many stories which had been deliberately distorted and twisted and could accept no ex- cuse for such reporting. "We should accept no excuses for deliberately distorted stories, but we should go out of our way to encourage good, factual he said, "and we should co-operate whenever possible." Appeal total: United Appeal contributions to date total The Ap- peal's 1971 commitment is Carter's Garage MAGRATH FORD SALES and SERVICE FORD DEALERS fOR OVER YEARS CLEANING WINDOWS STORM WINDOWS CARPETS FLOORS WALLS CEILINGS JANITOR SERVICES Commercial and Domestic BONDED INSURED QUALITY WORKMANSHIP WE'RE PROUD OF OUR REPUTATION FAIR SERVICES PHONE 327-1272 RENT THIS AMPLIFIER FOR ONLY A MONTH Rental can be applied to Purchase Price if so desired at 3rd Ave. and 13th St. S. Phono 327-1056 New attorney-general Leitch favors rehabilitation Alberta Attorney General Hervin Leitch told the 19th jaw Enforcement Co-ordina- ion Conference Thursday night ic was "generally in favor of rehabilitation over punish- ment." He said the previous system adopted "has not worked well and must change." In. his first appearance be- fore a gathering of law enforce- ment officers in his new posi- tion, he said he was not sure rehabilitation was the right ;tep, but felt it was one which should be tried. He said the rehabilitative as- pect of the legal system should start right alter a crime is committed and should be in- cluded in the questioning of an accused person, in his treat- ment while under arrest, dur- ng trial and in prison. Mr. Leitch said there had >een many rehabilitative steps :aken on a federal level which include the formation of com- mittees of inmates to hold dis- cussions with prison officials, visits with families, access to newspapers, radios and televi- sions, pay for work done in prison, the use names rath- ?r than numbers as identifica- tion and the changing of prison garb from drab uniforms to more-colorful clothing. He told the dinner gathering it is no longer sufficient just to apprehend and punish. Mr. Leitch said the members of his department haft been in- structed to prepare reports and recommend new programs. "Any decisions will be based on these reports and rec- ommendations, but I cannot say what they will be or what di- rections they will he said. V of L board meets The University of Lethbridge board of governors faces an ll-item agenda when it meets in regular session Oct. 23. The appointment of a com- mittee to select a new vice- president amd discussion of. the revised operating budget will highlight the meeting. Dr. William Beckcl will as- sume the presidency at the end of this year, leaving the vice- president's post vacant. Dr. Sam Smith, retiring pres- ident of the U of L, will as- sume the president's post at the University of Hawaii. POLLUTION INFORMATION Soil Pollution in Alberta pro- vides a brief introduction to a complex topic. It attempts to place in perspective the various aspects of soil pollution. It can be obtained from district agri- culturists and the publications office of the Alberta depart- ment of agriculture, Edmonton. CUFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDO. PHONE 327-2822 Fall Fashion Trends Everything beautiful is ready for your selection at our fashion festival COATS, SUITS, DRESSES, PANT SUITS In new lengths and styles and ac- cessories to complete your outfit. PRIMROSE SHOP 313 6th St. S. Phone 327-2244 See our lovely new Lisa Debs for Fall Featuring the hi fashion in high dress shoes foi dress-up occas ight of styl Lovely new Handbags to match We're specialists in CHILDREN'S SHOES by Savage and Classmates nylon ties suede -ties -Wet look ties and brown leather! wet look tie leather tie Oxfords and slip-ons WE HAVE THE NEWEST IN FASHION BOOTS both lined and unlined. In a host of colors: red, navy, white, gold, silver and tan. HI CUT SNOW BOOTS New arrivals in black or brown. Ther- mo lined for warmth. ALL NEW HUSHPUPPIES With natural crepe soles. Black leather and wet look combination, brown lea- thers and brown suedes. A favorite with teens' and ladies' alike. OPEN FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. See our Fall Window Display CAMM, 403 Sth Street SHOES J ;