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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 4-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wadntsday. Oclobtr 24. 1973 Trustees 'alienated' by gov't decisions Trustees expressed their disgust Tuesday over the failure of the provincial government to appoint a resi- dent of Lethbridge and dis- trict to the educational televi- sion board of directors The government appointed 14 Albertans this month as directors of the recently form- ed Alberta Educational Com- munications Corporation. The directors are responsi- ble for overseeing the operations of the provincial network for educational production and broadcasting through radio, television and related media Trustee Doug Card, in a public school board meeting Tuesday, said by not naming a director from this area the government is giving the im- pression that Calgary and Ed- monton are the only cities in- volved in the educational media. The schools in this area of the province are supplied with television programming through the Southern Alberta Educational Television Association which is based in Lethbridge. Trustee Al Mont claimed it was just another example of officials in Edmonton "alienating us from decisions they make that affect us." Mr Card said there is a feeling in Edmonton that representation from Calgary will also look after the concerns of this end of the province That assumption is "the greatest mistake that ever he insisted Unless the Lethbridge dis- trict has a representative on the board of directors, it will not have an input into the m- nitial stages of an educational communications network that will be receiving large sums of money from the provincial coffers in the near future, he said He said educational televi- sion studios in Edmonton and Calgary will soon be produc- ing an excessive number of programs and "we should have someone on the council to say whether the material (programs) is applicable to the Lethbridge school systems." The Alberta Educational Communications Corporation is also planning to provide its programs for student viewing at 9-30 in the mornings. Mr. Card says if the cor- poration holds firm to that time slot, the local school boards would have to purchase several television sets so that students can view the program in their classrooms. The other alternative would be to purchase several video tape machines so the program could be recorded. Summer school plan decision delayed Decision on a proposal for a community summer school program at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute was delayed at a public school board meeting Tuesday Most trustees questioned the validity of such a program and instructed Dr 0. P. Lar- son, superintendent, to study the program more extensively and report back to the board. The program is designed to provide students with learning experiences in courses rang- ing from outdoor education to foreign language study during the summer months. Trustee Bill Brown suggested it may be wiser to simply open up a school dur- ing the summer and provide supervision so that groups of students would have a place to develop learning experiences without enrolling in a specific program. He was referring to students who may simply need a place to practice their musical instruments or other recreational interests. Trustee Reg Turner said he couldn't see any need for a summer school at this time. He suggested the summer school may just be duplicating courses already offered by the Lethbridge Community College and other organizations during the summer months. Trustees Carl Johnson said he thought the program would only be applicable to the nine to 14-year-old age group because older students would be working or try to get a job. Trustee Doug McPherson said he didn't think students would be interested in attending classes during the summer months. Parents may support the program because some parents "are always willing to accept a baby-sitting service for he suggested. SUPER SPECIALI 45 Piece Sets IRONSTONE DINNERWARE Johnton "Carousel" Pattern Consisting of 8 dinner plates B bread and butter plates 8 cereal a cups and saucers 1 platter 1 open vegetable 1 creamer 1 covered sugar Regular While They Last Set only. 35.95 Call Chini 327-5767 So who reads Obviously no one at Marshall Auto Wreckers has taken notice of forcement. But fear coulee will soon be returned to its na- this sign over-looking a coulee south of their property. While officials tural state. The old hulks will soon be crushed into bales and at city hall said the no dumping order applies to Marshall's the same disposed of. as it applies to everyone else, there seems to be some lack of en- BILL GROENEN photo Merchants catch development fever The Lethbridge Centre shopping complex will com- pete with many downtown stores but none are complaining, says the presi- dent ol the Downtown Merchant's Association Blake Bartel says Woodwards' multi-million dollar project will mean about 35 new merchants to the downtown area but the shopp- ing complex will attract so many more shoppers that there will be increased Library begins campaign for furniture, equipment A campaign is under way to raise the to complete furnishing the new Lethbridge Public Library being built on the old Central School site Certifiid Dtntil Michinlc CLIFF BLACK. BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. UwirlMtl PHONE 327-2822 DOWNTOWN Dressy Occasions You'll love this Hi-Style Sling By Lisa Debs Exactly as shown in Red. Black, or Navy Crinkle patent AAA, AA. and B widths. Sizes 6 to So popular again for Fall "COSMO" Joyce This stylish sling is avail- able in Red or Black Crinkle patent and 3 tone Brown suede SM all our MW in hi-top SNOW BOOTS Brown or Black leather in a fine platform or urethane platform. Many new in Low Cut Snow Boots in dressy and casual styles See them all now At Camm's JUST ARRIVED ol MM IMW took in HUSHPUPPIES CAMM'S a reel favorite with the teen and 403 5th StrMt S. Four hundred letters are be- ing sent out asking for contributions toward the fur- nishing and equipping of the new building, librarian George Dew said Tuesday. City council voted half the necessary to furnish and equip the new central branch, but the library board must provide the remainder. Aid Cam Barnes said coun- cil had agreed to provide 000 for furniture and equipment It was provided in a lump instead of over two years so that only one instead of two bylaws would be necessary, he said. Library board chairman Bill Russell said he was confi- dent the campaign would produce the needed money. Mr. Russell said that some money had been saved for the new building that would otherwise have gone into im- provements to the old library. "We're quite sure we can find the he concluded business for everyone. Although the complex is not scheduled to open until 1975, many downtown merchants are getting caught up in the development fever "They're putting in new carpets and panelling in their stores, new businesses are opening up and empty locations in the downtown area are now hard to Mr. Bartel says. The shopping complex will become part of downtown and not a separate shopping centre. Mr. Bartel added. This is a reversal of the shopping centre trend of the last couple of years. Woodwards is happy to see there is an active downtown merchant's association and will become an active member of it Mr. Bartel says Mr. Bartel, manager of Capitol Furniture Ltd. was recently elected president of the 105-member organization One of its main functions is to promote shopping in the downtown area It's also the merchant's vehicle for acting collectively on issues affecting the downtown area One year ago. the association was instrumental in stopping open shopping hours, Mr Bartel said. U.S. college entrance exams apply at U of L Chain rear-end crash causes minor injuries A chain rear-end collision involving four cars caused minor injuries to three per- sons at 13th Street and 6th Avenue N Tuesday evening Mary Mate, 28, 1203 10th Ave. N., was northbound on 13th Street following the cars driven by Sandra Lynette Rak. 1701 9th Ave. N Irene Erika Wills, 26. 1218 9th Ave. N.. and an unidentified driver. The first car stopped at a red light as did the Wills and Rak vehicles. Police said the Mate car did not stop, but collided into the rear of the Rak car. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING _______Pho.n 328-2176 BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Instillations Open Thurs and Fn Evenings Phont 328-0372 2716 12th Avr S. which in turn hit the Wills car which bumped the first car The first car left the scene of the accident Sandra Lynnette Rak. Carmen Rak and Irene Wills complained of minor bumps and bruises Damage to the cars totalled Concert set The Sounds of Freedom, an entertainment group from Bngham Young University. Provo, Utah will perform Fri- day evening in Lethbridge. A musical message of unity, brotherhood and zest for life will be given at two perfor- mances, 6 p.m. and p.m.. in Lethbridge LDS Stake Centre, 28 Street and Scenic Drive. Tickets may be obtained from Leisters and at the Health Food Stores in the College and Centre Village Mall. E. S. P. FOX Denial Mtehanic FOX (Lith.) DENTAL LAB. LTD. 204 Mtdical Dental Bldg. 327-9585 Students wishing to attend the University of Lethbridge may gain admission by taking an American college entrance examination, the U of L registrar said today Jack Oviatt said the tests, prepared by the College Entrance Examination Board in the United States, are one of several possible ways to gain university admission But. he said, the university does not demand that students take the test series. The university might recommend the tests in a case where a student wouldn't be admitted based on high school marks, he said. Grant Notley, Alberta NDP leader, said in the legislature Tuesday it is "scandalous" that students applying at Canadian universities are ad- vised to take the American ex- amination. Mr. Notley. who was not specifically referring to U of L practices, said that while the tests were optional, "the advice is neverthless given" and most students would com- ply with it. In reply to the NDP leader's statement jim Foster, ad- vanced education minister, promised he would investigate the matter and report back to the legislature but said his department has no jurisdic- tion over university entrance procedures. Mr. Notley said that American tests do not necessarily apply to Canadian conditions. But Mr. Oviatt disagreed, saying the tests are well developed enough to test the "scholastic aptitude" of anyone in North America. "I don't think there is much cultural bias "although there may be some in the social studies section of the test, he said 500 tickets available for Mame About 500 tickets are still available for the Lethbridge Musical Theatre's production of Mame scheduled for Yates Memorial Centre Nov 16 to Dec. 1 box office manager Peg McCann said today. Performances scheduled for p.m. should be complete- ly sold out by the end of the week, she said. Tickets remaining to be sold are for Nov. 20, 21 and 22 and for Nov. and 29 with only tickets left. The production will not be presented Sundays or Mon- days The Yates Memorial Centre has seats for per- sons and the centre is the only ticket outlet. LCC newspaper financing set after hassle The Lethbridge Community College student newspaper will receive up to for its operation this year, it was decided at a meeting Tuesday between representatives of LCC student council and director of liberal education, Doug Alston. The meeting was prompted when students' council in a closed-door session Thursday slashed the newspaper budget from to bringing fears that the newspaper would be unable to meet its expenses this year. Journalism instructor Georgia Fooks said Tuesday it New exotic beef breed association in South The Canadian Tarentaise Association will join the grow- ing list of beef breed groups Nov 3 when the articles of in- corporation will be signed. Headed by Southern Alberta ranchers and businessmen who brought the first bull from the French Alps, the association will be centred in Fort Macleod. Gerry Beste, a Fort Macleod veterinarian and partner with 18 other Claresholrr., Fort Macleod and Granum men in Roundup Ranch Co-op Ltd., said the first auction sale of Taren- taise cattle brought a high bid of for a half blood heifer cair Buyers representing Wyoming. Montana. Okla- homa and the western provinces attended. Dr. Beste said the Taren- taise breed is typically a milk cow with milk production records equalling the Jersey. He said the idea of incor- porating Tarantaise in a herd is to develop cross bred cows which will give birth to big calves and lots of milk to feed them. has been agreed that students' council would support the newspaper, The Endeavor, with and would return to the newspaper advertising revenue which would make up the difference of the If advertising revenue does not make up the difference then the LCC students' council "would stand behind the The Endeavor Monday at- tacked students' council for holding closed meetings to decide budget allocations to clubs at the college, suggesting that students' council was imposing a double standard. The editorial said LCC students' council held a budget meeting of the intramural and recreation committee which was open to the public while club budget decisions are held behind clos- ed doors. Mrs. Fooks said the students' council was in the position of newspaper publisher since The Endeavor receives all of its funds from student council, but the coun- cil indicated Tuesday it has "no desire to censor the new- spaper in any way "This is all we care about that the newspaper will receive backing and that we have an independent voice as opposed to them telling us what goes in the news- said Mrs. Fooks She said the student new- spaper would hope to meet with council to discuss the size of The Endeavor. It now consists of four pages, is published weekly and costs about an issue to produce. She said she would like to know council's position should the newspaper decide to ex- pand the size of its publication. The agreement on the budget has yet to be signed by students' council and must be presented to the board of governors before it becomes a legal contract ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S Phone 328-4095 SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. THURSDAY, OCT. 25th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE 2-pc. sectional chesterfield; good crib and mattress; Hardwick 30" gas range; small chest of drawers; Lo Older 2 door (ridge; 54" box spring and mattress; good selection of television sets; coffee table and 2 step tables, 2 corner tables, chrome table and 6 chairs; doors and windows; complete beds; playpen; rugs; oc- casional chairs; headboards; barbeque; small electric organ; 2 electric guitars; 2 amplifiers; guitars; dress form; table lamps; R.C.A. wringer washer; small desk; power mowers; gas and electric stoves; TV antennas; complete toilet; 2 old wood beer kegs; 2 aluminum doors; gas heater sinks; basins; tires; Remington 16 gauge pump shotgun; wicker chair; trailer hitch; vacuums; vise; pole lamp; record stand; port record player; dehorners; 110V portable welder; TV stand. HONDA 100 MOTORBIKE 1963 MERCURY Plus Many Mora Too Numtrout To Mention FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE TED NEWBV AUl MONEERS KEITH Lie. 41 Lie. 451 LETHBWOGE UNITED WAY GIVING CONTAINERS OCT. Which were delivered to homes In Lethbridge will be picked up tht wttk of By the 15 agencies of the UNITED WAY If You Enclose Your Name and Address A Receipt Will Be Milled. ;