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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta BEL1EVI IT OR NOT! 17 of fun In thi tun In South America. Vitit places Lima, Buanoi Aires, and Rio de Janeiro. Hotel included only For further delailt contact: ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WEST END PHONE 328-3201 or 328-6184 The Lethkidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lelhbridge, Albei'ta, Wednesday, September 15, 1971 PAGES 17 TO 28 ERICKSEN'S PASTRY SHOP 3rd Avii., M.M. Drive S. Phone 328-8161 "The Pioneer and Leading Retail Shop in iethbridge" FINEST QUALITY PASTRY AND BAKERY PRODUCTS AGT EXPANDING Tenders are to be opened nexi month and construction is scheduled to start in November on a 150 by 75-fool, iwo-storey expansion lo Alberla Government Telephones facilHies in downtown Lelhbridge The development, shown in the above artist's conception, will lake about eight months to complete. Architect is Robins, Mitchell and Watson of Lethbridge. The masonry building will house new versatile electronic switching gear capable of meeting the demands of the future in (he developing electronic age, Demolilion of a building now is under way at the soulh end of the prop- erty. The structure, builf in was used initially by a printing firm. A newspaper, I he Lelhbridge Morning News, operated from the building for a time as did q weekly newspaper the lelhbridge Telegram. The name Telegram is still on the north wall. Later tennanH included 1he St. Mary River Irrigation District, Lelhbridge Northern Irrigation Dislrict and the department of highways, with Lethbridge Collieries, who moved there in 1950, the last tennants. Hats all in the civic election ring; campaigning set tor Oct. 13 votes uy men AMI BUKKE Staff Wvilor Four weeks from today, on Ocl. 13, Lethbridge voters will elect 27 officials lo represent them for the next, three years at the local level. Today, 37, candidates filed their nominallcn papers Ihe cily clerk, selling the stage for at least three weeks of campaigning, The speeches, forums and election promises ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Qtnlnl Mechanic MclnpalHen Blda. 326-4093 are nol expected Lo begin for at least a few days. Voters can look forward lo rather heavy cam paigning from the candidates running for eight city council seats. Five incumbents Camm Barnes, C. W, Chichester, Vera Ferguson, Vaughan Hembroff nd Steve Kolch are hoping lo be re elected to that body. Mayor Andy Anderson, elect- ed by acclamation the last lime, will be opposed this year by school teacher Greg Hales. A contest Is also assured tor public school board. Candidates include five incumbents who are runm'ng for election to the seven member board. Three separate school board members filed new papers and AQUARIUS TROPICAL FISH AND SUPPLIES S24A 6th Street South Phone 328-312! 50 AQUARIUMS STOCKED WITH EXOTIC FISH MADE-TO-ORDER AQUARIUMS RENTAL AQUARIUMS MEMBERSHIP ClUB MEETS EVERY WED P M. OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 'TILL 9 P.M. four new candidates emerged for Ihe first time. Candidates winning for elec- tion to the municipal and aux- iliary hospilals board are rath- er unsure at this point how long anyone elected to the boards will be in office. If (he proposed amalgama- tion of the boards is approved by all the conlributing munici- palities after Oct. 13, one of three things would happen to existing boards: both would be disolved and a by-election held; existing board members would all serve on the amalgamated board: or county appointments to the amalgamated board board would follow o dissolu- tion of the two boards. As it stands, four members are elected to the municipal j hospital board and two to the 1 auxiliary hospital board from Lethbridge. There are suffi- cient candidates running to re- quire election. Of the candidates, 21 are running witii the support of the Civic Government Association. The total list of candidates follows. City Council: Bill Baker Ed Basledo Camm Barnes fine. C. W. Chichester (inc.) Tony Dimnik Vera Ferguson (inc.) Tommy Ferguson Vaughan Hembroff (inc. i Hal Hoffman Dwight Jensen Bill Kcrgan Steve Kotch (inc. i Norm Leclaire Nap Milroy Leo Singer Mayor: Andy Anderson Greg Hales Public School Board: DoroUiy Beckel Bill rown (inc.) Douglas Card line.) Carl Johnson (inc.) Dr. Doug McPherson (inc Alastair Mont (inc.) Reg Turner Len Wright Separate School Board: John Boras (inc.) Ron Fabbi Paul Matisz (inc.) Jock Mulgrew Franklin Pela Eric Schill (inc.) E. S. Vaselenak Municipal Hospital Board: Dick Bateman Don Le Baron Bill Skelton Elaine Thaeker Stan Verlirden (inc. i Auxiliary Hospital Board: Elaine Thacker Stan Verlmden Stratus Faction here tonight second Lethbridge concert al tile Yales Memorial Centre to- night at The nucleus for Ihe group, formed this spring, is the Stra- tus Singers a trio that has been around for more than four years and include Lelhhridge native Merry Jo Hahn. The show includes a 10-picce orchestra and is singers and Thurs., Fri., Sot., Sept. 16-17-18 150 PAIR OF CIVIL WAR BOOTS WEEKEND SPECIAL.......... 100 ONLY _ WESTERN WINTER JACKETS member group thai does every- thing from vaudeville Lo con- temporary sounds, will give its Drug charge laid David Kent Muniz, 20, or Nnnvnlk. Connecticut, was ar- re.sied Tuesday at Lhe Canvay PIIE UNED by Wrangler Siies 36 lo 46. SI filling. Regular 14.95 SPECIAL border crossing by members of inc'nl and charged with the pos- session of a drug under Control Act. Muniz was scheduled to ap- j puar in Cavdslon magisgrale's court lodav. 150 PAIR BELL BOTTOM JEANS From the Fiery Goal 1 RACK SHORT SLEEVED :id Gaslight Rcgumr lu.OO. SPECIAL small, rned., CIEAHING AT..... WE CARRY BETWEEN PAIRS OF JEANS WV CARRY WESTERN BOOTS by ICE, UVIS. G.W.G. and WRANGLER by TONY LAMA, JUSTIN TEXAS and COWTOWN Jus) Arrived The new look in WINTER CAPS for the cowboy, 600 mode in U.S.A. We Carry Ihn largest selection of WESTERN WEAR in Southern Alberta Miss You" or OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL P.M MARQUIS FLOWER WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE FOR MERCHANDISE SHOP Marquis Hotel Building Phone 327-1515 308 5th STREET S, PHONE 328-4276 USE YOUR CARD School trustees will fight for divided school year By JIM WILSON i need them at, all. But most o( Herald City Editor the education system is geared A major war is shaping up to the exams, between LeUibridge school; Two years ago ihe rteparl- tnistees and the Alberta de- i inent authorized Lelhbridge to partment of education, over undertake its modified sclwol Ihe department's current stand I year experiment, and permit- on the city's divided school led city high schools to set and year experiment. j mark their own Grade 12 linal The public school Tuesday board unanimously ap- proved a motion from trustee Dr. Bill Beckel which directs Bill Brown, board chairman and Dr. 0. P. Larson, public examinations. This year, however the gov- ernment changed its mind, due lo pressure from several other school districts which wished; lo operate similar school schools superintendent to meet, years, immediately with Lou Hynd-i Dr. Beckel termed Ihe gov- man, the new provircial min-; ernmenl's announced reasons ister of education. for its action as "silly." They will seek from Mr. Hyndman exemption from sev- eral departmental decisions which will badly hamper con- tinuation of (he five-year Lelh- bridge experiment. The surface skirmish is over a department edict that all Al- berta Grade 12 students will he required to write Edmon- ton-set final examinations for their diplomas and matricula- tion, at dates chosen by Ihe department. The war may be over wheth- er the exams are necessary at all. Hc questioned whether the concerns expressed readi- ness of teachers and the pub- lic to accept locally devel- oped were student evaluations based on "any fact at The province's chosen dates conflict with the Lethbridge school year schedule, cutting j down on the fall semester's in- I strucUon time by at least five j days. The spring semester sit- j ua'tion is even worse. One of the seldom-mention- ed criticisms of departmental exams or any general fi- nal exams is that they are useful for less than 15 per I cent of the province's students: those who continue on into uni- versity. Colleges and technical insti- tutes do not require matricula- tion, and students seeking only high school graduation do not and asked if the govern- ment had taken any surveys. Dr. Larson said he knew of none, except for unresearched statements from several SILAS. "I can't see any convincing arguments as to why we should be set back in our plans and have our students forced into this unimaginative mold of departmental Dr. Beckel said. "And I don't care if it only happens in Lelhbridge if LeUibridge is the exception to (he standard in the province. We shoL'ldn't have to change our ways because a bunch ol slow-wilted individuals work in most of the other school sys- tems." Dr. Beckel, who is also presi- dent-elect of the University of Lethbridge, said he recognized that one of the problems the government faced was the un- certainly of Hie Calgary and E d m o n tun universities' con- tinued acceptance ol Lcth- hridgc exam results. "As far as Ihe University of LeUibridge is concerned you can entirely ignore Ihe srnment's departmental exam- he .said. "We'll be happy lo lake stu- dents without Ibt'm bu'i I ben they won't get their high school diplomas sent lo llicm from the government." The University of Alberla and Universily of Cjlgary, he said, "are nol as advanced in their thinking as we are al the U of L. "The other two universities are remarkably conservative, end for llicm lo say Ihey'd ac- cept sludenls without provin- cial exams wilhoul first having Ihe province pul its stamp of approval on the stu- dents would lake away their adminislralive securily, "I would hale lo see an edicl from (he department of educa- tion, tiiat emerged from some subterranean spot in lord knoM's what fashion, stop us from proceeding wilh an ex- periment in education about which we have been so on- i thusia.slic and are so certain of." Concern that perhaps Lefh- i bridge sludcnts accepted into universities on Ihe basis of city set exams were not doing well been denied. While no studies have been done. U of L registrar Jack Ovialt has said previously that Ihe 'ocal marks were at least as gocd a measure of a stu- dent's capabilities as the pro- vincial marks. He also said cily sludcnis al Lhe U of L have peiiormcd as well as slu- dent1; from other cities. Dr. Larson will arrange a meeting with city high school principals and Grade 12 teach- ers lo seek their formal sup- i poil in Ihe fight. City teachers in the past almost unanimous- ly approved (he divided year. He will also seek separate school district support. At the last separate school board i m e e I ing, Lrustecs expressed concern al the government's decision, but agreed unwiUing- ly lo accept il for this year and fight it out for Die next 1 semeslcr. Fluoridation plebiscite expected with civic election A petition to have city coun- cil put the issue of fluoridation of public water on the- ballot Oct. 33 is expected to be pre- sented to the city clerk Friday. Dr. L. C. Malheson, a den- tisl with the Lethbridge Health Unit, said the number of per- sons who signd the petition nill not be known until Ijriday. If the city clerk receives the petition at that time, it will be included on the agenda of the Sept. 20 meeting of city council for consideration. Council last April said the is- sue would not be put on the bal- lot unless there was sufficient public pressure for a plebiscite. Persons wishing their names on the list may contact Dr. Matheson. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 SAVE S 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT 509 6th Avenue Soulh IIMUTE UFFLER IMSTALUATION9 Phone 328-8134 EXCITING IS THE WORD FOR OUR NEW FALl COUECTION OF FABULOUS FURS Choose from o large slock of MINK, PERSIAN LAMB, MU5KRAT AND FUN FURS Drop in and choose yours now BACKED BY OUR WRITTEN 2-YEAR GUARANTEE NEW YORK FUR DRESS SHOP 604A 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3267 HAVE YOU SEEN THE Exciting New Shoe Styles for Fall You'll find the very latest FIRST at Camm's Similar to shoe shown a" right in lovely new Chufncy Glove leallicr. Fully leather lined, lull leather sole tor corrective fiilings, AAA, AA and B. m sizes 6 lo 11. CLARIDGE" by Joyce Available in Camel, and Old Goal. "RAMBLER" by Air Step ilable in black rrinlcln pofonj and Ion glove. CARPET BARGAINS DURING JORDANS ANNUAL FALL BROADL00M SALE JUBILEE Beautifully designed and sculptured nylon in subtle tweed shades. SPECIAL SO. YD................. VILLAGE FAIR SHAG Exciting 3 colored nylon tweed. Colorful, :arefrec. 12 colors to select from to en- hance any decor. SPECIAL SO. YD............. 7.99 i These are just 2 of the many extraordinary values offered during -lord an s Annual Fall Broadloom Said We have carpets for everyone! USE JORDANS CONVENIENT BUDGET PLANS NO DOWN PAYMENT! "EMPRESS" New a I Cnmm's. Available or Black Kid under glass. A r itylc fashion ilion at Camm'1 in Rfd ew higli _______________ OPEN THURSDAY CHARGEX AND FR1DAY UNTH PM CAMM'S SHOES 403 5th St, S. 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