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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta IS THI IETHBRIDGE HIRAID Thurtdoy, Octebtr Liberal Education Jumps At College The Lethbridge Community College school of liberal educa- tion showed a 35 per cent in- crease in enrolment this year, according to its director, Doug Alston. More than 460 students are receiving instruction in various liberal education programs, and with the equivalent of full-time instructors, the stu- dent-to-teacher ratio is about 30 to one. "That's a healthy Mr. Alston told the LCC board of governors Wednesday. The college and university preparation section which up- grades students lacking com plete high school standing had 276 registrations this year, up seven per cent from the 1969 enrolment of 258., This was i: Policy Set On Decision Teachers, administrators and trustees in the Lethbridge pub- lic school system now have a policy concerning their rela- tionship in joint decision-mak- ing situations. Trustees Tuesday agreed to a policy already discussed exten sively by administrators aner the 59 students last year. Students have been attracte( o the courses from the four estern provinces, and a com rehensive promotional cam aign was undertaken by it nstructors last year to attrac u'gh school students. Mr. Alston mentioned th aighly successful" summe ilderness program the oul dor recreation departmen tad undertaken last summe nd said he hopes to repeat i very summer. He said there is a need in th epartment for a female, physi cal education instructor par icularly with the nursing edu ation students now being re- tired to take physical educa on. Another 70 per cent increas fas projected.for next year. Communication arts has als ecome a successful progran n its second year, with 19 stu ents in journalism and 26 stu ents in radio arts. Interest was expressed th ear by a number of studen or a theatre arts course, an ttr. Alston said plans are afoo o try to get permission to offe ne next fall. The law enforcement prc p-am now in its second yea las 12. first-year and eight sec ond-year students, and will 1 promoted heavily in the ne ew years to help it to cat on. Next year the college ma offer a counsellor aide pn gram based on the successf Indian counsellor aide pro gram offered in summer scho or the past two years in e operation with the federal I dian affairs department. The course teaches studen low to assist guidance counse .ors, and would be offer under the proposal for a f year instead of only one monl Indian affairs officials have r quested the program's init' non, and Mr. Alston said tiopes it could be extended offered, to include everyone i terested. SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS IINED WATER HEATERS S120 AND UP Phone 328-2176 Chamber Seeks Park Expansion The Watcrton Lakes Cham- ber of Commerce, in co-opera- tion with as many groups as possible, will soon begin to formulate a plan for expansion of Waterton Lakes National Park. Following extensive talks with all levels of the British THE NEW IGA FOODLINER in Centre Village Mall was officially opened this morning. Pulling the ribbons to cut the red backdrop, revealing the mall entrance to the store, are (left to Deputy Mayor Rex Little; K G. Quinn, president of Home and Pitfield, parent company of IGA; M- J. Field, general manager of the Prairie division of Marathon Realty Co. Ltd., mall develop- er; and Morley Tanner, president of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce. More than 150 persons attended the opening of the 73rd IGA Foodliner. Also opened this morning in the mall were: Renaissance Imports, Doreen's Bqutique and Suriano's Tailor Shop with Shan's Station- ery and Books scheduled to open. Students Hear AAS Head, Vote Friday On Re-Joining About 40 Lethbridge Com- munity College students turned out Wednesday afternoon to tear an address by Jim Draginda, president of the Al- >erta Association of Students. Mr. Draginda visited the col- ege to attempt to persuade LCC students to vote in a ref- erendum Friday that will de- cide whether or not 'the college will re-join the member association. College students withdrew last spring in protest over what they said were irrelevant ac- tivities the AAS was involved in, and also due to its over- emphasis on university activi- ties. The AAS includes all univer- sities and technical schools, some nursing schools and most colleges in Alberta. Mr. Draginda reviewed the association's activities from its formation hi 1965 to the present, and outlined some ol its current programs. He said the answer to many of the complaints levelled by colleges had been to encourage the college student presidents to meet with provincial offi cials to discuss problems backed by the AAS. In the past, the AAS president has ried to represent all institu- tions by himself. Among the various AAS pro- grams LCC students could take iart in would be a summer job s x c h a n g e arrangement fi- nanced by the federal govern- ment under which college stu- dents' here could work in cer- ,ain jobs in other provinces, to assist them in understanding Canada better. Mr. Draginda said this could be done in a general way by all students, and by special ar- rangement jasis. for nursing education The college students' society also discussing joining an American college students' union, since increasing num- >ers of LCC students are taking leir third and fourth years in he U.S. The general feeling of most udents seems to favor joining le AAS again, and to also con- ider joining the American ociation. on an others exchange including students, who could work their required summer hospital hours in a Maritime hospital instead of an Alberta hospital. Transferabllity Is a current complaint of college students who want to be able to transfer credits to Alberta universities as they now can with many American universities. Mr. Draginda said the AAS is currently working on tha problem, but needs support from all colleges to have an) success. association woul cost the college students' soci ety about ?350, at 50 cents per student. Logging Operation Attacked The Lethbridge chapter of the Alberta Wilderness Associ- ation Wednesday night criti- cized logging operation meth- ods which were allowed in the West Castle Eiver area to com- bat a beetle infestation. The area of concern miles south of near the West is 10 the ski area Castle River WEST COAST SEAFOODS Truckload Sale of Fresh Fish and Seafoods Will be held at Fort Whoop-Up Service THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29 and FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30 FROM 11 AM. TO 8 P.M. which was infested with spruce bark beetle. "Tho Alberta Wilderness As- sociation understands the regu- lations (of the forestry and fisheries acts) were contra- vened for the specific purpose of combating the infestation of the spruce bark beetle but questions whether the methods used were said Luke Stebbins, president of the chap- _. a letter from the provin- cial government, the main rea- son for allowing a relaxing of the regulations was to combat the bark beetle by ridding the area of infected trees to keep adult beetles from spreading to other timber stands. The letter also said the operation would reduce fire the es- ter. In hazards and improve thetics of the area. Mr. Stebbins said the meth- ods used were strictly a mat- ter of judgment and he pro- duced photographs which, his words, showed these sons were not met, "The logging operation re moved only the good parts leaving waste material lyin along the stream bed wher adult beetles can spreai to at jacent spruce he saiart of an Oct. 26 Nov. 7 pro- vincial tour, will be sponsored by the Allied Arts Council in conjunction with the provincial secretary's office, cultural de- velopment branch. Miss Channon Douglas has won numerous awards and has been invited to appear with the Boston Pops' Orchestra, Mont real, Winnipeg and Quebec symphonies and European or chestras. Tickets for the evening per formance may be reserved mation of an SPCA organiza tioh for Lethbridge and dis- trict are being asked to con- tact Mrs. Vi Eandel at 9th Ave. S., in Lethbridge. A special meeting has been called at her home for Friday at p.m. It is hoped that as a resul of the meeting a co-ordinatm) committee can be set lip which will follow through with the through the Bowman Arts Cen tre or purchased at the parish hall door. Car May Link With Robbery HCMP have located an abai doned car near Coaldale whic is being checked as possibl being the 1960 Buick seen win luiiuw vim I.MV.: ing Warner Friday, minute; formation of an S P C A j after the Imperial Bank zation for the district. Commerce was robbed. olumbia government, Emanu- 1 Cohen, president nf the Wat- rton chamber, was told the >eople of B.C. would like isiiinena Vallev in the soulh- ast corner of B.C. turned into national park rather than a nlderness area. Mr Cohen told the Lethbridge hapter of the Alberta Wilder- ess Association Wednesday ight, his group will attempt to et expansion of Waterton 3ark, either into B.C. or north- ast into adjacent sections of Alberta. Lethbridge chapter of AWA, resident Luke Stebbins said will help in any ray to get nark expansion o the north and east in Alberta >ecause the uniqueness of the >ark is a combination of prairie md mountain habitat. "Our group agrees with either plan of action for ex- lansion but prefers the north- ast plans because the park is mostly mountain area now." Gty Chamber Backs Ottawa The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce has commended Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Irudeau and his cabinet for in- voking the War Measures Act. In a letter sent Wednesday, the chamber said it was pleas- ed to see an indication from tire government that the dras- tic measures taken will be temporary and legislation will be passed soon to replace them. In drafting the letter, cham- ber President Morley Tanner said he felt new legislation would be more applicable to the situation and could be used again should similar situations arise. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dentql Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 32M095 not in [this operation but would bring rea-! pressure to bear to attempt to I keep it from happening again. NORTH LETHBRIDGE 324 13th Street N. Phone 328-4441 GET YOUR HOUSE PLANTS NEW! Nordic Crown In ONEIDACRAFT DELUXE STAINLESS 40 piece service for eight MCV 8 Place Settings (Teaspoon, Soup or Dessert Spoon, Fork, Salad Fork, Hollow Handle Knife) POTTED FOR WINTER! POTTING SOIL 2-lb. bag................ each 5-lb. bag...............each 10-lb. bag...............each AFRICAN VIOLET SOIL 2 lb. bag 29C 5 Ib. bag 59C PEAT MOSS Lhuort she 49c VERMICULITE Siie........49c FOR HARD TO FIND HARDWARE ITEMS Think them come to Hoyt's North Lethbridge. NORTH LETHBRIDGE 324 13th Street N. Phone 328-4441 7th Annual KCINOVISION Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 1490 DONATION CARDS firt TU PlUflO EXTRA CARDS EACH J UK IV DINUU EACH ONLY ONE EXTRA CARD AT ALLOWED WITH EACH CARD WED., NOV. p.m. CM-TV- 13-1971 MAJOR PRIZES NEW MODEL CARS If you have 4 cards in your name and win one of these new 1971 cars you also win a trip for 2 to fabulous las Vegas plus extra bonus prizes. Buy your donation card early and qualify for a draw on 12" GE Portable TV, Bell t Howell Cassette Player and Reccorder, and a Sunbeam electric cooker deep fryer. Mail your entries together with your nams nnd address to P.O. Box 1133 Lelhbridge, to be received not later than 6 p.m., Monday, November 2nd, 1970. ;