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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Collision victims improved Four persons injured in a twocar headon collision 5 on an icy stretch of Highway one nule west of are all reported to be in im proved Herbert Sivyer of the sole occupant of one is listed as being in satisfactory His condition was first reported to be He received a broken bruises and He is in Michaels Gen eral Also in Michaels hospital are the driver of the second Calvin Richardson of Fort and his wife Ihey are reported to be in good They were first list ed as Richardson has a broken ankle and Richardson has a broken hip and The couples remains in hospital in Fort Macleod in good He Buffered head A fifth tccident Peggy the Richardsons was treated and released from hospital the same day as the Dccomhor 1970 Competition to aid needy The Hamilton Junior High School newspaper The Aquar ius has started a contest pitting students against teachers with the real winners the needy people of Contest organizers Gerald David Thomhill and Gail McCready designated the period 30 to 11 as the time limit and the simple ground rule stipulates each person from the teams must bring items for a grocery ham Each room in Hamilton Ju nior High School will compete against the teachers and the items collected will be present ed to Captain Keith of ficer in charge of the Salva tion Army Welfare Cadet news The Navy League Cadet Corps 50 will parade at 7 oclock tonight with the presen tation of the training syllabus at Classes will close at with liberty boats at The 11 air cadets parade tonight at the regular time at the 20th In dependent Battery quarters at Kenyon There will be no band prac tice following tonights Seal drive The Lethbridge and District TB Christmas seal fund reach ed per cent of its objective at the 23rd opening of For the period had been donated by city and dis trict This compares with for the comparable period last in 1968 and in Your NEW Authorized Dealer for JEiP TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS UNITED MOTORS 3rd 3rd Phone 3271418 Education thinktank session has interesting observations EUSSARD CREATIVITY AWARD WINNER Maureen a Grade 6 student at Gilbert Paterson ElementaryJunior High School was presented with the 1970 Bussard Creativity Award and medal at Tuesdays Lethbridge public school board The award was first made three years in honor of the late and long time superintendent of Creativity is judged on the basis of written and visual arts projects Bill board in presenting the award said it showed city schools do not want to stifle creativity in their Shown in the picture are and her and Bill EDMONTON Congress on 1 the Future a two I day conference held tore by the Worth Commission on Edu cational Planning and the Al berta Human Resources Re search Council was not a de cisionmaking but a meeting of about 250 leading Albertans of all ages who were to discuss Albertas future and its educational It became an informal I in which people contributed their ideas in small assessment with no real aim for consensus on any The following are some of the many thoughts offered m the various none of them interring either a majority view or an official statement Whether or not anyone likes sufficient numbers of to days students are being turn ed off by education as it so that in a few years there will be many poorlyeducated people trying to find Human values and how to spend leisure time must be come p r i o r H i e s in todays because within 15 years a quarter of the popula tion will be unemployed be cause there will not be enough In the same there will also be vastly increased num bers of healthy and active re tired with 20 or 30 or more years ahead of them m which they must occupy them selves and which today we are not teaching anyone how to KINDERGARTEN Kindergarten systems daycare centres should be re quii Rules of proper mailing prevent seasonal problems oL Each Dec ember the Leth bridge post office winds up with about undelivered Christmas letters and cards and numerous parcels broken open because of improper To help cards and letters get to their and in one the following advice is The full name of the addres see should always be street name and apart ment box rural route full name of city of delivery do hot ab zone number and The return address is import Place complete re turn address on all outgoing Christmas parcels and other Christmas The letters which pile up in the Lethbridge post office ns unde liverable are because of incor rect addressing or no return ad The proper preparation of parcels for mailing can be the difference between arrival and non Pack it map it tie it ad dress it the post office ad Five on nosmoking plan There are five participants in the Seventh Day Adventist Church sponsored Five Day Plan to quit smoking held in the recreation hall of the Michaels School of The participants received a personal control booklet the first session with activities out lined for the daily Pastor Carl director of the said the in dividuals can without doubt free themselves from the to bacco Similar to the program fol lowed by Alcoholics Anony the participants are as signed buddies to help them over the rough Special instruction was given on the proper use of will power and some of the traps that might lure the refrainer back into smoking were pointed Ray path ologist at Lethbridge Municipal NOTICE The Public is invited to meet with me City Council to discuss matters pertaining to Civic Any person interested in making statements to or asking questions of Coun cil may appear at a Public Meeting to be held in the Council Chamber on December 14th at JOHN City Clerk showed slides of lip and throat He told the group that of the 127 Lethbridge patients who passed through the local cancer clinic since 1954 only 11 are still Nearly all of these people were Pack each item separately with good cushioning material ex celsior or any other similar ma Use a strong corrugated card board box and heavy kraft wrapping Never use Christmas paper for outside Do not use shoehoxes as they are not strong enough to withstand the pressure of the Use good stout cord and knot it Write the complete address of destination and correct return address on one side Use zone Enclose a slip of paper in the parcel with both addresses and a list of contents if several items are Insure all parcels if it is worth it is worth in Each Christmas the post of fice has parcels which cannot be delivered because perso n s sending them used thin brown wrapping Christmas wrapping and shoe boxes which have a tendency to break red if any education all is required when a child is so that bad home fluences do not give about half the students a disadvantage compared to other students when they enter Grade Todays education is heart less irresponsible and entirely because it refuses to recognize modern needs and ignores the students cries to Conference keynote speaker Warren Ziegler The violence done by many teachers today to a childs mind is far worse than even Rape is too nice a word to use about now we wreck a childs future by refusing to let him receive a common sense education that he can instead of what some 13th century wonder thinks the child needs to And We in the present have been colonized by the people from the Are we now to colonize the to people it with our our limita our failures Or are we going to formulate a modern education system to free the people of tte future to grow Many of the teachers who will work In tte year 2000 have not yet been You cant fight something that isnt because it cant be The education sys tem isnt there its a figment of the establishments imagina Our education system Is out of date because too many of Staff suspensions discussed by school board Some will be spent on renovations to a portion of the Lethbridge Collegiate Insti tutes to make it into a staff room for the schools The Lethbridge public school board Tuesday passed a mo tion approving the without At present teachers are closeted in a small and poorly lit room un suitable for meetings or other The money will be taken from 1970 In other trustees formed a committee structure to consider any student suspen sion problems which may Under the new School a rather broad policy con cerning suspensions is set out and can require school board Because there are at least two weeks between board the matter might take aimost that long to be re solved unless a special meeting or the appointed committee I system is The committee will include j Bill representing j the Bob director of Gerry director of personnel and material George the school dis trict attendance and ho principal of the school in Deputy superintendent Ixrne Blackbourno said suspension I problems arise only three or four times a Probe said he expects suspension to be the absolute last step that would ever be taken in dealing with student He added that Watson knows Lethbridge and its peo ple very and often knows about problems a stu dent is having even before the school knows about He said due to this the sus pension policy is seldom need The board also decided it would like to preview two films on drug education produced by the Alberta department of edu The film called Dawn ing is intended for junior high school and an other called simply Film aimed at senior high and adult Their total cost was about Dawning will be shown coincidentally on Chan nel 7 television in Lethbridge this Friday morning at educationists are out of date and refuse to look at the real They teach outof date values and be cause they are not competent lo instruct in how to live in todays much less in the world of the Teachers should be required to return to university for up grading courses every for at least half of their two months of summer Other without the ore constantly up grading themselves or they cease to Family oriented education programs must be developed which families parents and children can take together instead of parti cularly in leisure Counsellors in schools today are too often too old and al ways too They have lime for only a minutes per week with students and some of t h e m have been retired for the past 20 years but remained on the Education Minister Robert Clark I hope education can remain the highest priority in our but it will now have to compete with many other important areas includ native the problems and Que bec and all that a bet ter deal for the poor and oth Bryant Stringham depart ment of education legislation director and chairman of the committee which rewrote the School Act We should divide the concept of whatever that from school ing so that we know what were talking Ask what things the schooling that which uses our school building can take on in the general education Cranberries have been here for many Christmas dinners One of the tasty foods on fes tive tables across Canada again this year will be cran These bright red berries are peculiar to North America and their production has over ihe become highly special The history of the cranberry goes back to the arrival of the Pilgrims in the new They found the fruit growing profusely in the Cape Cod They learned from the In dians that the tarttasting her LCC awards committee established An academic awards coor dinating committee has been formally established at the Lethbridge Community Approval has been given terms of reference for the com including responsibility for receiving and approving re quests from the colleges va rious schools to approach po tential donors To receive inquiries regard ing and recom mend their treatment and to review and recommend to the academic awards committee which actuary awards schol arships any changes needed in A tentative number of awards were discussed for each which would include two for agriculture 13 for business 10 for liberal two for nurs ing six for technical vocational education and eight general The numbers are subject to change according to recom mendations from the directors of the college Some of the awards are now and others will be sought by the coordinating committee from potential don The committees chairman is L administra tor of the Haig payment Every woman and child in the Blood Indian tribe will receive the annual Christ mas interest payment The money comes from the Blood Indian tribal fluid in Ot QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Denial Mechanic Capital Furniture PHONE 3287684 i I GENERAL STEWART BRANCH 4 ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION CHRISTMAS TREE 13th at 2 The legion Childrens Christmas Tree will be held in the Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Hall This Tree is for Ihe Children of Legion Members SANTA WILL BE ON HAND TO WELCOME YOUNG AND OLD ries were the source of a bril liant dye for clothes and also provided the base for an edible In the late 1880s Massachu setts farmers began to culti vate cranberries and they de vised methods of protecting the crops against the adverse New England cranberry culture was moved west to Wisconsin and then on to the Pacific North west and north to Nova they are grown three areas of the lower portions of the Fraser Valley in aa area near and sev eral parts of Nova The plant itself is a low growing vine with persistent Berries develop on the shoots that grow from the mail Present day cranberry varie ties have been developed by crossing and recrossing selec tions of the large The plant thrives under moist conditions and in acidic soils along the edges of on seashores and in bogs of temperate North Am The fruit is in great demand around Christmas as a sauce to be served with red meats and or as juice or fruit 70 in 30 zone brijigs fine A Lethbridge Kenneth had his drivers licence suspended for 30 days and was fined when he pleaded guilty in magistrates court to Demchuk was clocked at speeds of 70 in a 30 The goals of education havent changed in the past 50 but tte entire rest of the wovld Education seems to refuse to acknowledge the pres and has thus become irre The educational horse and buggy are now colliding w i t h the modern jet and Perhaps burning down all the schools is the only If a child receives poor nu trition at home from birth to age he is in serious trou ble and only immediate atten tion will repair the brain dam age if it continues until age the child is hopelessly dis advanlapwl compared to what he could have been with a de cent There are more than occupations involved in todays technological all of which must be filled if it Is to continue as it is and also pro These jobs require that todays education system force students to learn to fill these roles even if they dont want to do If jou change the technologi cal you dont need the jobs and the education system can be freed from this Education alone cannot with the future because it is tied completely to the economic and social system of the coun try they must be charged A good education system would teach values of coopera of of ability to adapt lo new situations and only then consider a few of the standard subjects taught in to days MARKS SYSTEM Todays schools process peo ple by giving them much like a farmer processes eggs Grade A Grade B eggs and rejected But people arent and evalua tion of that sort is useless be cause it perpetuates the social system which requires every one to be graded in everything they How many people have ever seen what the inside of a triangle or pyramid looks like Why doesnt a school teach mathematics with walkii People constantly ask wrong questions in educational change discussions the ques what is the or how will the system prepare the student for are not relevant or answerable U there is no formal curriculum and if the student daosnt care about university or if the uni versity has no entrance re FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION I SAVE Tuop 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 IMJTB UFFLEB Phone 3288134 509 6th Avenue South To Celebrate 40th Anniversary and JOHN WEVERS of 1228 5th Avenue will celebrate their 40th Wedding Anniversary on December 11 and Weyers married in their native Hol and have been tethbridge residents since coming to Canada in family will be holding open house at the Wever on 12lh from to and all friends arc asked to tali in for this ;