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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wtdneiday, February 3, 1972 Yon couple opens doors lo Ictl ivilh iwlhinsf TAMPA, vi.i. 'Ai'1 nnd IW) AMi'riii.-iii. a yniiiij.' couple with i-hildrai of their own. look in 17 abandon- ed youiil! s I i-1- s we know liiinl ivlicn wi! wen1 kids." During (lie hst (wo years UK' children were left by their par- ents at a Raplisl dilirdi. 'ilieLr numlifr p-p'A- mor than the church could inainlaiii under health rules, and five mentis ago Judy and Hob loot them home to [heir small house. "These were kids lelt will] said the sofl-spolcen, 30 year old housewife. ''Be- fore, [hey sat in the house all day babysitting Or they play- erf on (he streets. They weir starved for affection, someone to call Darkly." they're hustling of[ to Bov nr -t-H meetings, pitching in willi chores around the house or tattling on Hie stragglers. The children r.im'e in age (rom two In 1-1 years. The Al- rierman chi'drcii aj-e eight and 10. Alderman came from a fam- ily of nine children and his wife was one of seven. ".Neither of us ever had she ''.Just like these children." Alderman, a 3.1-year-old elec- trician with the Tampa fire de- partment and a part-time stu- dent, has set up a fund with donations From church and civ- ic groups winch has covered Report <-arcls GnANTTMERE. Que. (C'.'l Several weeks of by local school board mcnihovs has pro- duced a new form of school re- port card designed to show stu- dents how they can improve their scholastic performance. Teachers say parents are so en- thusiastic alicut the new report card that about (18 per cent have visited the schools to meet teachers and discuss their chil- dren's academic record. the bills for Ihe homeless chil- divn. The children's parents have signed legal iigrccniwils leav- them in the Aldeniuins' cure for at least two years, Aliiorman said. Tliey tan visit luiiv monthly. "Kul most never said Mrs. Aldmnun, Helicopter pilots' course offers air-bound future Nl'V IIONOIir.l) Ql'EBEC (CI'l CYlobni- tions arc to be held here throughout 1U72 to mark the liOGth anniversary of the death of Marie de I'lncarnation. foun- der and first mother superior of the Ursuline order in who died April 30, 1C72. Special events arc also planned for her native town of Tours, France. N011TII HAY, Onl. (CP) If her name and ambition are any indication. Avis Fowler should spend a lot of her lu- tui'c in Ihe air. Avis, whose name means bird in Latin, is one of 10 per- sons taking a helicopter pilot I'uuisc at Cambrian College, llv only coiusc of its kind in Canada. J Avis, 2.1, P. secretary (or the education department, sold her car, pooled her savings, (ook out a student loan and in- vested to take the course when it started last fall. She has about 17 flying hours to her credit. When she has 45 hours, she can apply for her private licence from the Iransjwrt department and when she has 100 hours try for her commercial licence. Robert 1-nvack, part-time flying instructor at the col- lege, says ;ui average helicop- ter course elsewhere is at least However. Cam- brian can offer ii ai a lower cost because students are eli- gible for government grants and loans. ;GO AN HOUR The cost of [lying is W an hour at Ihe college. "There is a much higher de- mand for helicopter pilots than for fixed-wing pilots." Mr. Lavack said. "And (here is also a high turnover be- cause they don't like bush- work In isolated areas of the world." Places inaccessible by road, sucli as some mining areas, usually require helicopter service. All the trainees either go lo school or work nearby, and liave spare time for flying. Avis, who believes there are fewer than 10 licensed female helicopter pilots in Canada, is not fussy about where she goes. "1 would not mind going into the bush but (lie camps are not exactly set up for women. I would have to bunk wilh the boys." Assessing intelligence tests no do-it-yourself operation By MAUREEN JAMIESON Staff Writer Pornography is not the only harmful literature appearing on newsstands, according to Dr. Anthony Miller, clinical psy- chologist and Univ e r s i t y of Lelhbridge faculty member. "There are other publications which could be potentially more he said. In particular he cited the self- scoring type of intelligence test. "We put a tremendous empha- sis on intellectual ability in our he said. Parents are very much con- cerned about their children's in- tellectual capacities, particular- ly in terms of education. The reason is education is seen as a key to one's future success, you see." Dr. Miller said the Psycholo- gists Asociation of Alberta is "very, very scared that a par- ent or an individual might work this type of test and do himself real damage." "There are no reliability or validity data available on the he said. "Also, assess- ment of intelligence is a very involved and painstaking pro- fessional function." To measure intelligence, a graduate student in clinical psy- :hology needs at least an addi- tional year of study. Even then, is under supervision, said Dr. Miller. Parents can give one of these self scoring tests lo a child under adverse circumstances, he claimed. Should the child have a low score and the par- ents then tell him he is stupid, "this can just devastate the self- image of the young person." Data collected this fall by Dr. Gary Deatherage of the U of L staff "indicate this test sig- nificantly over estimates adult abilities and underesti- mates children's abilities." Dr. Miller then emphasized that "there is no test that the professional psychologist uses for both children and adults." "If someone has questions about intellectual capacity, he should goto a certified psychol- said Dr. Miller. Professional psychologists are "more concerned with the tola! functioning of a person than the score on a paper and pencil test. We are primarily concern- ed with the danger to naive peo- ple or children." The self scoring Intelligence tests he has seen, said Dr. Mill- er, "appear to have been lifted from copyrighted paper and- pencil lesls, many of them out of dale, though some of the items have boen subtly chang- ed." This kind of lest, according to Dr. Miller, is usually a "sales gimmick" and "they sell you a little kit to increase your in- tellectual function." "You can Increase your ily to score high on Intelligence tests by reading intelligence he added. However, when children "are showing low intellectual func- tions because of lack of learn- ing attempts can be made "to teach them or re- educate them in learning skills." "This is sometimes very suc- he said. But it is "more difficult with adults, as persona lily and intellectual styles" are more organized with maturity and "it becomes in- creasingly difficult to reorgan- ize, but not impossible." A list of professionai psychol- ogists practising in Lethbridge is available from the psychol- ogy department at the U of L. ACTIVE TV FEBRUARY CLEARANCE R.C.A. 23" CONSOLE ilnut Cabinet. Reg. SPECIAL Wai 1238 3rd Ave. S. Phong 327-5050 tst r t .3 A TO FLY A CHOPPER Pretty Avis Fowler, helicopter flying. Avis, whose name means bird in rotors of a he or Cambridge College Is one of 10 young people taking the course in North Bay, Ontario, where she is learning the art of pilot training the only such course in Friday, Feb. 4th calendar LECTURE THEATRE ELIZABETH A WEST during 1 h few basic steps. Firstly de- cutlery, glassware, and ncn i family a choice which mood textured table coverings It Dr. Peler need1; be made. If that is one of the conforms to your this informality. The costs will range from Director of your famiJv life. Are j-our household inexpensive to the Ontario an excellent selection contemporary or this is the New Are they This is created by a THE well as from Canada. Most contemporary designs arc they are elegantly for The type of life you elegant furniture, bone china good quality card party sponsored by tile, functional and kind and extent of the crystal with fine Anglican Church ACW Wo- OF created so that you you do, the age coverings. Settings in Evening Branch, St. Aug- (Everyone lasting satisfaction. Ensure satisfaction hy family members, and youi own personalities all contribute to (lie formality or are most durable and can bs very Church will be held on Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the parish hall. BINGO your living. Choose furnish ings to these are the semi-'ormal furnishings. Tableware includes stoneware, United TJCW executive 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY at informal setting of china, stainless meet on Thursday at Jockpol in 53 M Gcmes in 7 enhanced by blown glass, A good attendance is re- 4lh 8th Doubled 5 Cards or early American and rough textured 7 FREE GAMES slyling is accented by NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF tableware settings. Earth ware, stoneware, ironstone your dirmerware executive will hold a combined with then cutlery and glassware to be in harmony with on Thursday at 9 p.m. in tbe dubroom. FINAL 3 the prettiest table set-ings have the simplest applied design in conformity with unclional structural design, and hi good colors. Since Souttiminstcr UCW will hold a general meeting on Thursday at p.m., followed by becomes part of the program. LaKAY'S FALL and WINTER this needs to he taken into account. Green and turquoise are excellent colors The United Churches of Lhe Lethbridge area invite you an< family to An African Ad- well toy sec all the to be presented by the See as many pat-ems as you can and Tom Gilchrist and his Family, from p.m. on N H your choice in your at Souttaninster Unitcc DRESSES you determine your purchase. Compare costs, the versatility in use and quality. Old lime and western dance may be bought in will be held in Taber SPORTSWEAR (often most by the place setting, or in open stock. Jn the last instance Thursday at B p.m. in the Or. Hammon School. This is jeing held in conjunction with the store to find out h e recreation deDartmcnt. FOUNDATIONS it will be available. Everyone 1 3 Plus many other items OF LADIES' AND Daily 9 a.m. Thursday p.m. Mon. thru Sat. Friday 9 a.m. ro NEW SPRING FASHIONS SKI-DOO BOOTS RED CARP FINAL 3 DAYS PAIR SHOES 12.95 PAIR LADIES' STYLE SHOES Regular )2.95 to 23.95 FINAL 3 j PAIR O.OU TWO PAIR EARLY FOR THESE OUTSTANDING LaKoy'i nnd NEVER Poy Full Again) TWn 1 SHOES ARRIVING LVJLAI IUPi9 DOWNTOWN NORTH 4lh AVE. S. PHONE <1ih 312 13th St. THURSDAY and FRIDAY Till 9 ALL DAY PRIMROSE SHOP 313 6TH ST. S. PHONE 327-2J44 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. FALL AND WINTER CLEARANCE SALE CLEARING OUT ALL OUR FALl AND WINTER STOCK STARTS TOMORROW SAVINGS OF UP TO 50% CENTRE VILLAGE MALL WIGS! WIGS! SYNTHETIC WIGS HUMAN HAIR WIGS 0.99 INCLUDING SET and STYLE ONLY ;