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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Friday, September 22, County of Letlibriclge council notes Kindergarten is Education grants for anployee 'babysitting service A county of Lethbridge coun- cillor Thursday charged that a kindergarten operating two days a week at Barons is "just n babysitting service." Miro Tomasta, a council rep- resentative from Coaldale, said there are otlier counly projects ot more importance not receiv- ing council suppoit. tribuled to the project and var- ious levels of government have been asked for grants. Teacher Barbara Gulliekson is volunteering her time to the project, wliich runs a full school day Tuesdays and Thurs- days. Councillor Tomasta cbawid that since tire nursery school is Council turned down a _sug- j not intended to help' poor chit gestion from the provincial so- cial services department that the county donate to the project for five-year-olds at Barons Consolidated School. The project started this fall. Parents of 11 preschoolers enrolled pay a month, wliich does not cover costs. Ser- vice clubs in Barons have con- Fee hike rejected The County of Lethbridge has rejected a request from the Lethbridge Chamber of Com- merce for a "voluntary" in- crease in membership fees. The county council, which holds two memberships in the Lethbridge chamber, did now- ever, approve payment of to maintain the memberships for another year. The chamber In n letter to county council, suggested a "voluntary" extra for each membership be added to the bill. SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEl i Construction Co. ltd. PHONE A drcn it should not have lieen billed as a "preventive social as it was in informa- tion from the provincial govern- ment. If parents cannot afford to send their children, welfare will pay, he said. And if parents can afford to send their preschool- ers, then they should "pay their own way." Councillors Tomasta, Jim Nicol and John Murray voted against a contribution. Council- lors Henry Nummic and Otto Wobick were defeated in vot- ing to contribute. "I think it's a worthwhile project and I tlu'nk It's some- thing that's going to really de- councillor Wobick said. Tree planting course Monday The Alberta department of agriculture is sponsoring an in- structional course on farm tree planting from to p.m. Monday at Lethbridge exhibi- tion pavilion. Hermand Ooosterhuis, super- visor of the provincial tree planting branch, will be featur- ed speaker on "farmstead beautification." To be discussed will be: shelterbed planting; common Insects and dis- ease: how lo order trees for spring planting. There is no charge. WEEKEND SPECIAL in EFFECT SAT. and SUN. only Featuring this weekend A W Has Always Featured High Quality Fast Service Noiv We Also Feature 'NEW LOW PRICES7 "SAME QUALITY-NEW PORTIONS" HAPPY BURGER FRENCH FRIES..... MSLK SHAKE PLUS OUR EVERYDAY REGULAR LOW PRICES Visif Us at Both Locations 210 3rd Avenue South 1607 Mayor Magrath Dr. VISIT US FOR DAILY SPECIALS All employee of the County Lctlibridge will lie rcim- irsetl for half the cost of two ;cs he has taken at Leth- Community College. On a motion by councillor llo Wobick, council decided liursday lo pay half of the 540 e county administration clerk eorge Grant paid to take curses in secretarial science nd commercial law at the col- gc. Council has policy on aying for employee education nd decided the case following i application for reimburse- ient by Mr. Grant. Councillor Miro Tomasta un- uccessfully argued that the punty should pay the full cost the education .since Mr. rant will be a better employ- e with the knowledge gained rom the courses. Unlike teachers who automat- cally get a pay raise by up- grading their qualifications, [r. Grant would not necessar- y get any increase in pay for extra knowledge, said the cuncillor. Teachers are paid according i a contract negotiated by the iberta Teachers' Association pay is increased on a rid based on years of expcri- nce and level of training. Councillor Jim Nicol argued gainst Mr. Grant getting ourse fees from his employer, aying ('it would have been ifferent if we had asked him o take the course." More help County of Lethbridge council ave secretary-treasurer Bob ladill authorization Thursday hire one full-time and one art-time person for three lonths to help complete coun- tax assessment records. Fall lean-up [eaves mark Fall clean-up by local res- dents is beginning to leave its nark on back lanes, engineer- ng department officials say. Piles of leaves, tree trim- mings and other debvis from ard cleaning Is being left in he lanes for garbage collec- cis to pick up. The practice is irohibited, according to city by- aws. "It is the responsibility of the property owner to keep the part oi the lane adjacent to his property a department ipokesman said. Residents should tie, bundle or bag refuse and place it with egular household garbage to ie picked up, at no extra cost, he spokesman said. He added if the refuse is haul- ed to the dump by the property owner, the truck or trailer in which it is hauled must be cov- ered with a tarpaulin. EMO training program ends A three-day training course for emergency welfare services personnel in southern Alberta was held in Lctlibridge at the Provincial Building Tuesday through Thurslay. The course, attended by 28 persons, was given by Dave Bates, director, and Joe Hen- derson, deputy director, of the emergency welfare services branch of the Alberta depart- ment of health and social de- velopment. The course was divided into two classes, one one emergency lodging attended by 13 persons, (he other on emergency registra- tion and inquiries, attended by 15 persons. "Those who attended the course are essential personnel who will co-ordinate emergency welfare services in case of war or said Joe Kar EWS co oidinator for the Lcth- bridge Emergency Government Area. They came from Lethbridge, .Milk River, Medicine Hat, Brooks, Foremost Vulcan, Champion, Cardston, Clares- holm, and the Crowsnest Pass area, Mr. Karl said. EWS is part of the Emer- gency Measures, Organization. The EMO involves fire, welfare, health, engineering, rescue, radiation, communica- tions, transport and other essen- tial services. Also here for the training course was Jim Robertson, staff officer of the EMO Southern Zone Headquarters in Calgary. Mr. Robertson said Alberta is divided into three EMO zones the Peace River Zone, the Nortiicrn Zonp and the South- ern Zone, which is south fron> lied Deer. JUST LIKE A STORE C ty police officials cannot understand why no one has come Jo Ihe police station to caim five recovered 10-speed bicycles among others. The five cycles, in nearly new condition, are among the 15 bikes recovered by city po- lice since the last cycle auction Sept. 5. Police Staff-Sergeant Bill Brummilt suggests all cycle owners purchase bicycle licences from city hall as soon as possible. Bikes can be claimed at any time, and ]f Ihey are not they will auctioned off, likely sometime in November. Game bird hunting season starts; continues to Jan. 4 Emergency government For cost efficiency, the de- partment of health and social development introduced earlier tills year Emergency Govern- ment Areas, which take in all municipalities within county, municipal district and improve- ment district boundaries. The Lethbridge Emergency Government Area comprises the City of Lethbridge, the County of Lethbridge, the Towns of Coaldale and Picture Butte, and the Village of Barons and Nob- leford. Mr. Karl, who Is the safety and training officer of the City of Lelhbridge, has been appoint- Bv LARKY BENNETT 'llerahl Staff Writer The booming you might have heard on the way to work this morning wasn't really thunder, it was just game bird hunters firing the first shots of this year's season. Game birds became' legal targets in Alberta a half hour before sunrise Thursday, and will continue to be shot at by hunters until Jan. 4. In order to hunt game birds in Alberta a wildlife certificate a game bird licence and a migratory bird stamp available only at a post office, must be obtained, The total cost for licence certifi- cate and stamp for a resident Albertan is A non resident Canadian must purchase the same paper work, but the game bird licence costs him the grey geese and the stamp remain the he said, price for a total non resident bird hunting fee of Charlie Dougherty, fish and wildlife officer for Lethbridge and district announced some changes in the game bird open- or sharptail ed coordinator of Lelh- bridge EGA. Mr. Robertson said the M.D. ot Taber is the only one in southern Alberta which has not formed an EGA. EMO operating expenses are shared 75 per cent by the fed- eral government, 12.5 per cent by the provincial government, and 12.5 per cent by the partV cipattng municipalities In El EGA. The EMO is governed by the Civil Defense and Disaster Act. Dr. Hugh Horner, deputy pre- mier and minister of agricul- ture, is also (he minister for civil defense and disaster. State of emergency ing days have been made this year. "The season opened Thurs- day morning for docks, part- ridge and wiiite swans, but not Woman injured A Lethbridge woman escap- ed serious injury yesterday when the car she wras driving left a gravel road six miles north of Coaldale and careened into a roadside ditch. Sharlene Bauer, 1232 31st Av.e S., remained in St. Mich- ael's General Hospital this morning for observation of min- or injuries she received In the mishap. Damage to her late-model convertible totalled about LCI awards Community jand seeks upport A last-ditch attempt to or- anize a Lethbridge Commun- ty Band will lie made Friday t p.m. in the Bowman Art Centre. A list of bylaws has been drafted and the next step is o register as a society. But, he band needs support before hat step can he taken. Persons who can offer assis- ance of any kind in organizing and running the band are ask- ed to attend Friday's meeting. A group of young musicians, remnants of the defunct Kiwan- is Band, performed this sum- mer under the Lethbridge Com- munity Band banner at the Cardston, Medicine Hat, Coal- cble und Lethbridge parades Organizers are planning to es- tablish a year-around com and marching band. More than In prizes and scholarships and numerous cre- dit certificates were awarded to students at the Lethbridgo Col- Jegiate Institute during scholar- ship exercises Wednesday. Following is a list the award winners; W. L. Neville Scholarship CJ50) Jcr tho best all-around Grade 12 student: Pat Sfaltnn; G, c. Patsrson Scholar- ship (550) for (he test oil round Grada 11 sfLdent: Sandra Kniqht; LCI sjirdenls' Council Scholarship (he boit all-around Grade 10 stu- dent: Michelle LeBarcn; Tornorr D'.v's Furnifure Scholarship lha slutJei.. with ffie highest standing In Biology 30. Brian Prysiazny; Buchanan Scholarship (150) to the student wilh the tiirhest sfanding in Social Studies 30: Cc i Simmons; F. H. Wewburn O.B.E. Award '125) to Ihe student wilh thfl highest stand- ng In French 30: Paf SkeMon; Lacf es' Auxiriary, Royal Canadfan Legion Scholarship (S100) lo Ihe sfuden! who Kriieves tfvs highest satndlng in Typ- ng 10: Margarer Lcppard; Alajor Jack Ross Chapter IODF Scholarship (ISO to the studenf with the highest slanding lr> Physics 30: Jim Nolan; B'Mal B'rith Ledge Scholarship (SSO to the student wHh the highesr stand- Ing In English 30: Ron Faiio; Sii Alexander Gall Chapter, IODE Scholar- ship (S50) lo Ihe student wifh the high est standing In Math 30: Pat Prag nell; German Canadian Club Schclar ship (SSO) lo Ihe stwdent with the high- cat standing In German 30: Norfcer Hcrfh and South Plaia Seauly Salon Scholarship [525) lo the student the highest standing in Beauty Cullui 32: Rita Plomp; Hardware Award (Credit Note) lo the student with Ih highest standing In Building Construe tton 12-I2: David Seleski; Ackland' Llmlled Awards (Credit Notes) to the sludenls with 1he highest standing li AulomoUves 32 and Machine Shop 3! standing In Automollves Henr (110) to tha student with 1te Wn standing In Building ConslructH r Larry Bfrcf Sulfdir.g Supplies Award fQ tool) fo Ihe student wilh ths biahes Mills; LCI Business Education Schola ship to Ihe all round bu; Muesli on student: Jane) Hong lasically non transitory, and ve thought it might be a good dea this year to allow them to become acclimatized to all the shooting before they can be said Mr. Dougherty. He said the different opening dates were an experiment and have not been set as a perma- Opsning for grey goose hunt- ng season has been set for )ct. and sharptail grouse eason will start Oct. 10. "The grey goose and sharp- ,ii population in the area nent procedure. Mr. Dougherty urged all mnters to exercise every safe- ty precaution while in the field and respect the rights of other hunters and property owners. "Be sure to get permission before hunting on any private land, close all gates behind you and shoot only when you are sure of the said Mr. Dougherty. The provincial cabinet could declare a state of emergency U war or disaster occurred. In a state of emergency, the Civil Defense and Disaster Act over- rules eli other The act states: "Where a con- flict arises between the provi- sions of this Act and any other Act, the provisions of this Act Emergency welfare services are divided into clothing, feed- ing lodging, personal services, Notley here on Monday Grant Ncttey, Alberta New Democ ratic Party leader, will be campaigning in Lethbridge Vlonday morning. Mr. Notley, MLA for Spirit Rlvcr-Fairview and lone NDP MLA in the legislature, will visit Crowfoot and the Crows- nest Pass area during Oie same visit to southern Alberta, and registration and Inquiries. Mr. Bates said classes on cloth- ing, feeding, and personal ser- vices will be held separately. There are 1G major cities in Canada classified as potential target areas in case of nuclear war, Mr. Robertson said. Two of them are in Alberta; Edmon- ton and Calgary. It a nuclear war is anticl- paled, the .cities of Edmonton and Calgary will be evacuated sntl this will double the popula- tion of small cities, towns and villages, neccesitiating emer- gency welfare measures, Mr, Robertson said. CORRECTION Toyo Kawamura is really a woman, even though The Her- ald said she was a lie in a story which appeared in Wednesday's paper. The Herald regrets any embarrassment caused. Mrs. Kawamura of Raymond escaped serious injury Tuesday when the car she was driving was struck from the rear by another car and nearly forced into a moving freight train crossing the roadway. The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in IETHBRIDGE CARRIERS WANTED for STAR WEEKLY 10 years old or over. Must be willing and ambitious. Phone 327-6434 after 6 p.m. student witrt highest Elandfnrj In Business Machines 30: Susan Mack; Wary Louise Brtxlie SchorarsMp 'S-JOl To itudenf with 1he hiqhesf stand- [Mholr valiant S. B'rodie Scho the student wilh Iho highest standing In Bfology 20; Laurie Mann; W'. and Mrs, W. 5. Brodle Scholarship (125) lo Ihe student with tne highest combined tf and Ing in two Grade- 10 sciences: Leonard Barnes; French Book Prices 1o a boy and girl 1te highest standing in French 30: Pa1 SkeMon and Colin Sip the light fantastic: Three Feathers. Only Three Feathers blends i light four year old with a smooth mellow tight year old. Join the light brigade. Your ossurance of quality Andy Russell INVITES YOU FOR AN HOUR WITH YOUR PRIME MINISTER TUESDAY, SEPT. 26 EXHIBITION PAVILION A.M. TO 10.30 A.M. BUSES DIRECTLY TO EXHIBITION GROUNDS FROM THE UNIVERSITY A.M. AND A.M. DOWNTOWN FROM 4th AVE AND 6th ST. S. AT A.M. ;