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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHMIDGE HERALD Monday, Stplimb.1- If, Council meets tonight Southern Alberta's final b 1 d for the 1975 Canada Winter Games will be prepared within the next few months and city council hns been asked to ap- prove a expenditure for the bid preparation. The bid must be submitted to provincial officials by Jan. 3, 1973. After It has been considered in Edmonton, the federal gov- ernment makes the final deci- sion to hold the games here, or in Red Deer, Medicine Hat or Granclo Prairie. The request for money, from the community services direc- tors, anchors an abbreviated agenda for tonight's council meeting. A new licence bylaw, with a standard fee for most local businesses, will also get coun- cil's attention. T( the bylaw is approved, a flat annual fee will be charged each business and in- dustry in the city. To protect local businesses, out-of-town firms dealing in the city will be charged more, For example, non-resident contrac- tors would pay an annual li- cence fee of up to Non- resident telephone canvassers will be charged while lo- cal canvassers will pay to take sale orders over the tele- phone. Perpetual bicycle licences will be set at Other agenda items include: a petition from residents on lath C St. N. protesting a planned two-hour parking limit on the street between 2nd and 3rd Ave.'s. a recommendation that Lurle and Neufeld Limited be hired for design of the fire de- partment headquarters and training facilities at the 5th Ave. N. fire hall; a request from the city manager for a closed meeting with council to discuss the merit system for reviewing city administrative personnel sal- aries. The regular meeting begins at 8 o'clock in council cham- bers and is open to the public. Attending U of L opening Dr. Sam Smith: literally like coming home' STEWART DEDICATION The dedication cf accoutre- ments and mementos of trie lale Brigadier-General Dr. J. S. Stewart took pLoce Saturday at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall. The display consisted of medals earned by the a feather headpiece given to him by 1he Bfood who made him an honorary mannequins in soldiers' uniforms with equipment, and pictures of Gen. Stewart. The unveiling was done by his wife Ella, Premier Peter Lougheed and Mayor Andy Anderson spoke at the dedication, Left of Mrs. Stewart Is Major A. D. Cook. By RON CALDWELL Herald Staff Writer The University of Lethbridge has passed a milestone in its five year history. Saturday, Sept. 23, 1972 the new U of L campus was offi- cially opened one year and 14 days after the first class was held in the 516.5 million modernistic complex on tlie west bank of tlie Oldman River. The three day opening cere- monies were filled with the educational pagentry that typi- fies such events speeches, processions and presentations. Several hundred southern AI- bertans took part in at least one of the events; many came back for more. In addition, there were a number of digni- taries who journeyed far to witness the University of Lcth- bridge's transition into official adulthood in the field of past- secondary education. Arthur Erickson, the man who designed the campus, came from Vancouver. Dr. Claude Bissell, who was one oi four men awarded an honorary degree, made the trip from To- ronto. One of the most popular visit- ing dignitaries was Dr. Sam Smith, the man who was the first president cf the U of L. Dr. Smith drove from San Diego, Calif, to attend the cer- emonies. "This is literally like coming he said in an interview with The Herald. "I am deeply impressed with the special feel- Ing that exists in the whole city of Lethbridge about the opening." When he left the U of L last December to take up a post with the United States Interna- tional University in Hawaii, Dr. Smith expressed confidence about the future of the U of L. Upon Ids return nine months later, he says Ills enthusiasm has grown. "I am as optimistic today as I ever was. This university has the numiier one president in Canada, as far as I'm concern- he said. "My only reservation would would be that it shouldn't the special excitement that has followed this university since it started." Dr. Smith said at this stags in the university's history, "it now has the opportunity to sharpen it's role to build to add quality, but it can't risk pulling in its horns too far. "Southern Alberta needs an institution of this kind and it is just now beginning to deliver." Dr. Smith is now stationed on the main campus of TJSIU in San Diego, having moved there from Hawaii In mid- August. "I am now the director of the open-degree program and sum- mer sessions for the entire uni- versity network of campuses around the he said. "When I went to Hawaii last December, it was on the under- standing that I might be trans- ferred to an administrative post on the main campus in a short time. But I would like to have stayed in Hawaii a while longer. I liked the weather." University focus must be national Universities must strive to change their focus from inter- national to national, says Dr. Claude Bissell, a professor at tha University of Toronto. Dr. Bissell told a public lec- ture audience that was part of the official opening ceremonies of the University of Lethbridge that, in recent years, the gap between international and na- tional standards has steadily Songivriting finalist from city Stop signs for county intersection Stop signs will be erected by the County of Lethbridge at a district intersection following a two vehicle accident Aug. 23. Acting on a recommendation from RCMP Constable W. G. Singer of the Lethbridge high- way patrol, the county decided to put up the signs on both east and west sides of the intersec- tion located one mile east and one mile north of the Broxburn elevators, east of Lethbridge. In a letter to the county, Con- stable Singer said there Is limited visibility at the inter- section and only a yield Eign posted on the east ride. A former resident and stu- dent In Lethbridge has become one of the finalists In the Hear Canada Staging songwriling competition. Murray Tonkin, son of Bill and Joan Tonkin of the city, at- tended the Lethbridge Collegi- ate Institute and the Leth- bridge Community College be- fore leaving for a Los Angeles college in 1965. He is now a res- ident of Thunder Bay, Ont. Mr. Tonkin, with hU entry Song for Joanne, was one of 858 competitors, 200 of whom reached the finals. Winners wil be announced upon completion of judging in the early fall. MANY NURSES Canada had a registera nurse population of ani a practising nurse population o in 1970. Of the practisinf jrown smaller and universities re turning their attention more national problems. "Now they should compen- ate for their neglect of the na- onal said the former of T president. "They can do lis, not by giving preference Canadian scholars, but by making sure that good scholars prepared in our graduate and given every oppor- unity to join the faculties of anadian universities, not by xtting up special institutes, but y .giving strong Canadian curses in existing disciplines." Dr. Bissell said universities tiould also break out of their hell of non-involvement In so- ial issues. He said as long as minority opinions are given free expression, "there will be times nurse population males. 912 wen STILL SELLING FOR LESS! STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd Street S. Phone 327-3024 the university will find it possible to express a st rong majority opinion on social is- sues." AMA opens in new building The Alberta Motor Associa- tion moved into its new offices in the AMA Building, next to The Lethbridge Herald on 5th Ave. S., Friday afternoon. The move was originally scheduled over the weekend but Hans Tiedemann, AMA assist- ant manager, said the new of- fices were ready by 1 p.m. Fri- day. The old AMA building closed as of 1 p.m. Friday. The official opening of the new AMA Building is still scheduled for Oct. 20, with Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne attending. Commenting on sbjdent attt- udes toward universities, Dr. Bissell said there has been a complete reversal of form in recent years. First, in the days of affluence and employment, students ac- cused tlie universities of acting as a conveyor belt for industry, but now that jobs are harder to come by, the university has be- come inefficient as an employ- ment agency. Children's libra, rians to gather COALDALE (HNS) The provincial cultural development branch will be using the Coal- dale Centennial Library for a one-day workshop on children's librarianship. This workshop will Involvi about 40 southern Alberta li- brarians. The date is Friday, Oct. 20. The library board held its third meeting of the season re- cently. It was announced Young Ca- nada Book Week will be held Nov. 15 to 22. Suitable posters bookmarkers and other lit- erature will be distributed. The library needs volunteer workers. Interested persons are requested to contact Mrs. Dean Cofell, 345-3481. Shooting accident investigated Brian Tyssen, 19, of 141 14th St. N. remained in "fairly good condition" this morning at the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital following a shooting accident near Broxburn on Sunday. A Lefhbridge RCMP official reported the accident was still being investigated, but avail- able information indicated the Tyssen youth was wounded in his right shoulder when a shot- gun held by Stephen Heather, of Lethbridge accidentally discharged. ''The Tyssen and Heather youths accompanied by two other Lethbridge youths, were apparently test firing an old double-barreled shotgun to see how well it shot when the ac- cident said the HCMP official. The shotgun Involved in the accident was described as "such an old type that it had external hammers for each bar- said the RCMP report. ROYAl CANADIAN LEGION GENERAL STEWART BRANCH No. 4 NOTICE OF GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY, SEPT 26 THIS MEETING WIU BE IN THE FORM OF A SUPPER MEETING AND MEMBERSHIP DRIVE. ALL MEMBERS ARE URGED TO ATTEND AND BRING ALONG A PROS- PECTIVE MEMBER. PER PERSON. EX SERVICE MEN- JOIN AND SUPPORT THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION HOLDS STEADY CRANBROOK (Special) Enrolment -at Cranbrcok dis- trict schools appears to have stabilized for fall term at students from kindergarten through Grade 12. This is up 266 pupils from spring closing enrolment of Populalioi influx appears responsible, since other provincial centres arc re- porting slight declines. Dr. Sam Smith former U of L president returns to sea official campus opening CARS drive headed by Mrs. Dyck COALDALE (HNS) Mrs. F. David Dyck will serve as chairman of the CoaMale cam- paign committee of the Cana- dian Arthritis and Rheuma- tism Society. Doorbells here will be ring- ing Tuesday, Sept. 26, when many volunteers from the Coal- dale Goodwill Club will call at homes to raise funds for cars. Last year about ?563 was co- Iccted by the club in its can- vass of Coaldale. It is the third year the club has undertaken this campaign. Traffic changes at intersection Advance left turn arrows have been installed on all four directions of the Mayor Ma- grath Drive 3rd Ave. S. In- tersection. North and southbound traffic turning left onto 3rd Ave. will have 15.2 seconds to do so be- fore the light changes to allow through traffic to proceed. Easl and Westbound traffic turning left onto 3rd Ave. will have have 10.4 unmolested seconds 5 ONLY GREAT DAYS LEFT COLOR PORTRAIT SPECIAL 89" Handling ALL THIS WEEK A. E CROSS STUDIO 328-01U Phones 328-O222 Still Located at 7103rd Ave. S. Open Thursday Until 9 p.m. PLAINSMAN RESTAURANT Now open under new management OPEN DAILY 6 A.M. TO 2 A.M. SUNDAYS 11 A.M. TO 7 P.M. 'Come >n and try Ann's Home Cooking" 320 1st St. South LETHBRIDGE KIWANIS CLUBS1 ANNUAL APPLE CAMPAIGN NOW IN PROGRESS Buy o basket of these tantalizing, moulh- watering fancy Mclntosh apples when a Kiwanis member calls at your home and help to further the many worthwhile project! sponsored by Kiwanii Clubi. People who missed during the for apples or donations may call JACK STOKES Res. 327-2807-Bus. 327-2427 JOE GREEN Fes. 327-2464-Bus. 327-2982 Andy Russell INVITES YOU FOR AN HOUR WITH YOUR PRIME MINISTER TUESDAY, SEPT. 26 EXHIBITION PAVILION A.M. TO 10.30 BUSES DIRECTLY TO EXHIBITION GROUNDS FROM THE UNIVERSITY A.M. AND A.M. DOWNTOWN FROM 4th AVE AND 6th ST. S. AT A.M. ;