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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE rotnt THE LETHBRTOGE HERALD WEDNESDAY, JUNE tJKTBBRIDOK Birth SL OCX, and PubJisbers Alberta. "Too Many... Run the Streets" j PICKED UP -W. JL B0CHANAH Directar. JOHN TORRAKCB Masagtr. S. G. C. K. MATTHEWS Boptaa Tit S Herald Serves the South- ie message lor which we're all BsSeys Budget- Views of the Press IF FARMERS GO OX STRIKE (YegreviUe Observer.) Somehow or other, we do not i this idea of the farmers uniting one hundred per cent in organiza- tions which may. conceivably, call a "non-deliverv condition- JUy on holding a vote prior to stated today, on the authority of the premier, that the Raymond School of Agriculture will open this tail if eighty pupils are enrolled. In many city churches on Sunday What They Say St. John Errine. cd dramatist: -If I were asked to say what the right of make choice. If I cannot choose whe- ther I shall stay here or go there, but must be directed there or directed to stay here. I am a slave, slave is a very secure person, but right 10 go os stride as the school teachers did. not so long ago. or 1 1 miners, or the s'.ee'-workers. or the railway men, or any others of the numerous unions and organizations. But we feel that- the A-F.U. will get themselves inw no end of gnei. n the strike business is attempted. Take, for instance, a farmer en- gaged in dairying as a side line, or as his main business. is "He going to do with the milk would lie sets from his cows, for we pre- suppose thai he is not going to neglect his animals and the care thev need? What is he going to do with his pigs or his beef cattle ease salaries ;S5.0M> I to Approved were six bond can teach iheir children lor pubUc thev reach marketing What is lie going to do oa a gram lacking saff icienr granary ac- commodation and with a surplus of above aU. when he has to if newspapers asast to have them come j the newsprint shortage. i ducts to get some cash. tr n-ill Ho. a Q3 likelihood the ems of the Cochrane district resc cmlcs lien -ha' child copv. almost 200 years old, origin- will understand. i ccs: sixpence ill _ _ onJv a 1 And he won't have proportion'of them decided i court justice lecture The It will be quite a prableni and a suprc Carol Siass. ased four, was in- stantly killed near Chatham. to our untutored mind, this "non- deliverv strike" business has all the signs of a bluff. Some of the AJVU. leaders talk, too much, any- wav. a. fearsome when "she fell oa; of a car being __ i OT i driven by her mother. The girl _-. _7 British. Trains Being Given the Slip 20 Years Ago out on. her head. slf oi Bient cow the southern half is Ueet olf of any of iae Provinces ia the matter ol crop The Three We inow it's terribly old-fashioned and aid-Victcriaa expect thai boys aad girls from our high schools fee able sentences to- gether grammatically and correctly and to be able to do arith- jaencal problems of every-day life We that the Mani- toba School inspectors' association trhich sdvises the Manitoba Minisisr of Education recently lamented this fact. Members said that it was imfortaaate that pupils from, the public schools appeared to lose their troundwoxt in mathematics, gram- mar and spelling Ksue time between Grades 7 and 9, and came out of fcigfc school rery weat to these sub- (From British r refurbishing t making good _ curing the war. Here is a short account of a further development -re-inrroduction of a system cesisned for the convenience ci passengers to be unique responsible in die re-in- te working them may be fully gflSUS-t GroTt West- j conversant with the slipping opera- of the four great; believed to be the only company iti the world now operating -slip" coaches. Miss Joan EJlen Baker. 20. who alone in tee wooes south of warning Seattle for more than three weeks From the Files of The Lethbridge Herald. Alfalfa is being cat on the Leth- bridge Northern. I would say shortly it is ecial prayers for rain were said falls in the mountains were than usual last winter and ______ ,_____ tfce irrigation canals will two "counts oFfaurglary filed against j be lower as a. result, her after large "caches of stolen goods were found near her hide- out. Lawrence Peterson, fanner candi- systems in the country of coaches is io'crovide an additional express a limited number oz passengers." to a station on use route of the train at whicn operat- i-o- ciffjculties and tunings make impossible or undesirable for rno gig in train to stop- train in'liselfT'it has seating, for from fortv-four to fifty-two iirst- and third-class passengers a cor- rdor. toUets, and a small bus com- fortable euaros compartment. __ Bus a mav consist oi as many as four coaches seating up to 200 rsassengers. It is attached to train bv a special type couplirig- hook.- At a point en route, the guard ia the slip coach puUs back lever m We agree that is so. "We have had enough, experience Tirith school graduates through the years to know that we have lost 'something of the thoroughness with which the three R's used to be taught. Is may be that cur boys and jirls graduate from high school today with a. better knowledge gen- erally of the things which wEl en- able them to take their places in this workaday wtsrld, hut if they are poor in arithmetic, speEing and grammar they may lose many chances for getting their feet on the first rung of the ladder of suc- cess. It does not impress a pros- pective employer to receive a letter of application Tthich has words misspelled or sentences hadly con- itnicted, nor is he impressed if, after a lad begins to work for him he frim -weak in the arithmetic of the "ousinesE. There has been a bit of a ten- dency over the years to over-eia- phasiae the necessity of malring a Too often the on subjects comnaranent which allows the hook, which is hinged, to drop, ana. so release the "slip" iron- the mam train." The pulling of the lever also par- tiallv applies the vacuum brake _on tne "slia" -oortian so that it gratiu- ally reduces speed, falls behind the Tnofn "Ti" coasts slowly, uucer LEFT HAND CORNER (Continued from Front Page.) boy or girl logic of hard w are perhaps not so attractive is forgotten ia the more; flowery frills of education. Alter all it takec work to learn to do sums correctly and to spell correctly and to use good grammar. And that wori is a. training in itself for a boy or girl who -will find in after- school life that there is good deal that is monotonous and s, good deal of drudgery in the every- day tasks. We have always thought that one reason farm boys and girls are more self-reliant boys from the towns 2nd cities is that they see on the farm that'there, are tasks which can only be ac- complished by application and hard work. They have a training ia work that stands them in good stead. Tee grade school should teach boys and girls the essentials, the new junior schools should pol- ish HP iheir groundwork and make it secure, and at the same time be- gin to open up to them the oppor- tunities which will be theirs when school days are over. Senior high school should start the yooag men and women on the to the busi- ness or the trade or the profes- sion which, with some guidance they may choose. But whatever we do, let our educational system give the youngsters a chance to se- cure a good foundation so that, even if they must quit school early tc earn a living they will not fin. themselves handicapped by not bav tag learned at least the three R' Lots of weH educated men left school early and then wer able to educate themselves by self teaching through the later years. The iise of telephones that wen in service ia 1344 is estimated at 3 012 653 095 conversations or com- pleted calls. The figure is based on the count of long dis- tance calls and an estimate basea on counts bv the large telephone svstsms made on representative ciavs The count of long distance caUs" established a new high record average of 32.4 per the increase beins largely in calls between Canada and the and Alaska. Civilian cans except to Newfoundland, practically eased during the war. LOTS (Edmonton Journal) Twenty-five vears ago, Edmonton -sas the owner of more than worth of non-productive >roperty and was just about th most heavilv taxed city in Canada That of ess" property, forfeited to the aecause the owners could not or no longer wished to pay taxes on i] las becoms one of Edmonton' assets, and one on which i cashing in to the nine of mil ions of dollars. By 1341. or 20 years after th oottom of the slump in city proper Edmonton had sold more than worth of the tax-forfeits lands. The taxes in arrears on this properir, at the time the city took title, totalled S3.343.000. Since 1941, sales have jumped tremendously. In 1942 they wer jp to in 1S43 were S654, 000 and in 1944. SS25.000. Last yea hey went over the million-dollar mark. A parrot was left alone with and kept saying "Bow-wow Bow-wow. There's a good dog The Road Ahead r Capt. J. Harper Prowse, 3UUA. TETERAXS HOUSING When the housing question came p for discussion before the Legion. onvennon, it became obvious im- mediatelv that there would be spir- ed debate. Delegates from, all parts j Canada all retsorted the same tragic details, and were united in common demand that this should considered, as the most important j roblem. fating the country today, yet the authorities could offer us no promise of relief. Added to the shortage of ma- erials is the shortage of skilled labor of all kinds. "We are pitifully _hort not onlv of labor for the construction trades themselves, but or the production of the materials reouired. The demand-came from toe convention floor, from, many individual delegates, for the gov- ernment to solve this problem as they had solved the manpower sroblem curing the war leating i; as the national emerg- ency that it is and getting the labor and materials, by direction, if necessary. Of coarse the trouble is tnat the moment the government moved to- dav to direct people into industries, or Into jobs, or to places where they did not want to go; the moment government directed manufacturers to uroduce things they did not wish to 'produce; at that same moment from every part of the country would came cries of "dictatorship" and many speeches would be mace THAT BODY! OF YOURS (JAMES W. BA3.TON, JtD.) RHET3IATIC COMMON AND DAXGEROtJ At time wnen so many men and women in the prim'' of life are j dving of heart disease, physicians fighting i about the virtues of freedom, democracy. throughout the world are to prevent that dread disease rheu- j matic fever, which so damages the i heart that it is unable to pump suf- icient blood for the needs of the jodv. I It is known that tonsilitis and sep-1 tic sore throat-are forerunners ofj fever. Thus in. the Rhode 5land Medical Journal, Dr." John, j Taul. Tale University, states that t good year for streptococcic dis- eases, such as scarlet fever and ton- sillitis is a good year also for rheu- matic fever." Hheumatic fever is eiiormousiv more common in tem- perate zones where there are likely. to be long periods of inclement during which people tena to herd together indoors. Some idea of the great prevalence of rheumatic fever can be gatnerea from the statement of Dr. Esley J. Kirk. Omaha, in the Nebraska Med- ical Journal who says that the num- of cases of rheumatic fever essay with that of other important diseases such as tuberculosis, in- paralysis and syphilis. 'L all ages are considered, rheumatic fever ranks third as a chronic in- fectious disease, exceeded only by tuberculosis and syphilis. However in individuals under 20, rheumatic fever causes more drains tnan cough, measles, mema- and gitis. .diphtheria, scarlet fever and 9 There is no reason for delaying unnecessarily the attainment of these goals when you can obtain from this Bank a Personal Loan for such requirements as: Taxes House and Mortgage Payments Home Educational Courses Medical and Dental Treatment Unforeseen Expenses Repayment by monthly deposits Life lasunmce arranged and paid for by the Bank coTers all loans in good standing. Application Jor a Personal Loan may be made at any branch of THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE LETHBRIDGE BRANCH, W. T. Cook, Manager infantile paralysis combined." From another source we get further evidence of the high death rate in rheumatic fever. Drs. Don- ald B: Armstrong and George W- Wheatley (Metropolitan IJfe Insur- ance Co.) state that between o and 13 vears, rheumatic fever is. among diseases the leading cause of aeatn. ft is responsible for a large fraction o' deaths from heart disease wmcn interferes with the earning ability cf thousands in their prime yeaia. Fresh air. good food and avoid- ing crowded places is the advice siver> to prevent attacks of rneu- nwtic fever. If exposed the use of salfa drugs is advisable. And yet it- is obvious that some- thing must be done. It is becoming increasingly obvious that there wil be no solution to our problems unti there is some direction. Whether the government is prepared to dc it or not I would not be prepared to guess. But it might be well for the public to remember that at the present time we stand no chance o getting the production we neea until the public co-operates bv doing the job itself, or the gov- ernment takes the bull by the boms and directs them to do it. The Legion's report on housing did not attempt to assess the blame for our nreseni muddle. It did not attempt "to lay down detailed plans for solving the problem. But it did make these suggestions: 1. That the government should speed uo its announced plans of putting 'all housing efforts under one central control. 2. That the government should recognize that the urgent need is not for homes in the luxury and semi-luxury classes, but homes for the little man who has been over- looked in all plans up to the present. The- advocated a national housing program which would, by any means i heard blood-curdling commentaries necessary, provide homes for those j delivered with ghouhst jollity by families in the low income brackets old and whiskery warders dressed per rents as yeomen of the guard: not in excess of one-fifth of their and then the 'eacsman 'old of this 'ere chopper and brougnt London Letter (Canadian Press Staff Writer) IXJNDON Even dusty history cannot keep progress outside trie old grev walls of the Tower of Lon- don and today the world's grim- mest and most famous fortress _: beginning to conform witn the times. People of morbid inclination who visited the tower before the war income. In this the Legion recognized that bousing is not purely a veterans There's a. good dog. There's a good problem. It is a national problem _ -which falls heavily upon the veteran Completely ignored, Polly bolder, hopped down on to the table, and repeated his remarks. The dog took so notice until, still bolder, Poily hopped on to the floor, where it was imnieciately grabbed by the terrier and even- rualJy returned to ia perch minus feathers. i But to solve the veterans' problem the entire problem must be solved. it down with And the "ead blcomin' cork! Adults shivered a rare popped old off wallop like while childrer gaped and the old collected __. j3. hatful of pennies in return for '3 To help men in the cities and i the lurid detail supplied. ..o-B-ns who want to own their own Today these whimsical ar.cie: homes it recommended a Veterans are gone from the tower and m Act, which would enable I their stead is a new type of yeo- mild homes on city lots i trim ar.d friendly Housing men to build under conditions similar to those: -cvith colieee-trainea voices and now in effect under the small hold- j fund of history and archseology ANOTHER FIRST FOR STOKELYS FINEST Tomato Plants from Sunny Georgia Flown to You for Freshness! Picked In Georgia Yesterday Planted in Essex TO-DAY! provisions of the VJL.A. i their finger-tips. 4. It recommended strict control j Their language I.Snow what's the matter with i me." tne parrot squawked. "I s. i- recommended strict control j Their languaee is colorful j know what's the matter with me. tjie Distribution and export of J and is penpered with up-to-date I talk too much." i au building materials. School children listen cpcn- 5_ T! suggested that priorities on mouthed to hair-raising tales of UP STASSEN should be given to the i la.st-mir.ute escapes, of bloody ex- Clime building of homes which would be j ar.d thrilling sieges. But In the Gallop poll, Harold E. i -within the financial reach of those the stories are interwoven with Stassen's standing moved up among i in" th rank and file Republicans who waiit him as their candidate in 1943. He was now favored by more than 6. It low-income brackets, recommended that further authoritative information about archers and armory, with explana- double a year ago. Tom Dewey stil! building trades. led with 24-point drop from 7 it recommended that his standing in May, 1S45. She: steps be taken to accelerate the i tions of why such things happened training of skilled workmen for the and of historical trends that led up to them. t h e i There now are 50 veoman Trard- Legion should take the lead in en- j crs in the tower. They have free couraging municipalities to take the quarters, their own club and bowl- "But why a big strong steps Tieccssarv to get more homes j ir.g green and a small pension like you be begging for i in their own "districts, ar.d in get- i which. ,m line with progress, is to Tramp: "Madam, this is the only i ting both management and labor to j be increased soon. Their job Is to profession I know of where a man realize the urgent need is for guide tourists and police the tower, like me can speak to a charming maximum production and efficiency. The tower's biggest attraction, the young woman Hke you without the necessity of a forma! introduction.'" half FEttOWS! (Vancouver Province.) "We drank a roiHIon snd a Altogether I think that is a good prcgraiTi. It may not satisfy those who want homes, not programs. But St is certain that the official observers who were at the conven- tion will take back to the authori- bottles of gin in B.C. last year ar.d ties at Ottawa these suggestions, that just you what people j with the added report, that the Tvil! drink when thev can't get any- situation is urgent right across the thing better. country. crown jewels, is expected back nest August and with them the keeper of the crown jewels. Meanwhile, the white tower with its glittering armories remains the bSggest "draw." There are "ghosts." of course; and the star performer, according to the wardens, is will always Boleyn. FOR THE FIRST TIME in Canada's food-canning history, Stokely speeds young spring tomato plants across a con- overnight by air! From Sun to Son. Awakened by the warm rays of the sun away down south in Georgia, these tender tomato plants went to bed in Essex before the sun again 5 And so, by this modern means of air-transport, Stokely-Van Camp of Canada is able to pack for your ripe, luscious tomatoes rich in vitamins, and virtually garden-fresh in flavor. While Canadian-grown plants are struggling against the elements for their very existence, southern plants are basking in the warm sun and stor- ing up vitamins and flavor. Small won- der then that when the miracle of air transport made it possible for south- em plants to be delivered to Canada for planting while stil! dewy-fresh and vitamin-packed. Stokely acted. THIS IS STOKELY LEADERSHIP First to introduce the sensational, modern method of dusting pea crops by airplane Stokely now scores another "first" by sparing no expense to ship tomato plants BY AIR then transplanting this choice crop on home soil. Here's dramatic proof that where the freshness, the richness, the finer flavor and quality of food will be assured through better and newer food-producing efforts, you can count on Stokely's for that leadership. STOKELY-VAN CAMP OF CANADA LTD. ESSEX, ONTARIO Canada's Finest MEANS Stokely's Finest lEWSPAPERr ;