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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Mortl- 8, Wt TH[ IETH8KIOOI! HWMB 3 Two trucks purchased at Tabcr TADER (HNS) Two new trucks arc being purchased by the Town of Tabcr by local in- vitational tender. First is a three Ion chassis, complete with gravel box, to replace unit which will equipped for sanding use. Second truck is a half ton pickup unit for Ihe public works foreman. The present unit is going to the parks and cemetery department. II has used a rental truck during the summer. Tenders will be opened March 6. Council considered inslalla- lion of the air conditioning equipment now on band to im- prove summer comfort in the auditorium. The cost, including electrical, plumbing and duct- ing, was referred lo a special meeting Feb. 28 called for con- sideration of the 1972 budget. Council agreed to negotiate with the Taber MD in connec- tion with the annual program of fly spraying using Dibrom, for which special training for application is now required. The talks will attempt to make trained personnel from the MD available for the town. 'Pnrcnl-lcachcr co-opcralioji stressed Many factors influence students MOOSE ON THE officer Dick Girardi herds a young moose oui of Blair-more. Mr. Girardi and another officer Iricd lo ciioic I ho animal on fool. When it looked like it might charge they decided Io use a snowmobile. -Vern Oecoux Pholo Darrel Kulil, Irene and Roy Wallman speak at Foremost Scout banquet UCW to cater lo wheat pool dinner March 8 NOBLEFORD (HNS) The United Church Women will ca- ter to a dinner for the Alberta Wheat Pool meeting in the church basement March 8. The women will hold a rum- mage sale in the Royal Cana- dian Legion Hall April 21 from a.m. to 6 p.m. The roll call for the April meeting will involve a donation for a "sunshine bag." Mrs. Elmer Erickson hosted the recent meeting. Nine attended. Sewing articles will lie col- lected immediately and mailed to the mission in Angola, Afrl Cfl. World Day of Prayer service was held March 3. The moderator will be here from to a.m. March 10. Everyone meet him. is welcome to By GEOFF TAGG Special Correspondent FOREMOST Fore most Cubs. Scouts and Ventur c rs wrapped up a week of activi- ties recently as I hey joined to- gether with" parents and friends for the annual banquet held at Foremost Community Hall. Scout Week was extended over a 10-day period this year due to Ihe teachers convention n Medicine Hat and hockey :eams travelling to Great Falls from the village. Master of ceremonies Cub Bobby llaraga handled the job in a competent manner. The blessing was given by Rev. Leslie Smith. Mark Woodward proposed the toast to the Queen. The toast to Uie parents was given by Venturer Dirk Bege- from illustrated charts by Dar- rcl Kubl. Roy Wallman showed slides of World Scouting taken over the last few years, including several jamborees he attended. Cubs led an after dinner song, On Top of Spaghetti, and Bobby Haraga led several guests around the tables in the action ong 10 Little Elephants. Cub Craig Billingsley gave an nth Ken Mackenzie re- plying. Greetings from, the Village of Foremost were brought by May- or Reinhold Karl. He expressed appreciation for Uie work of the uniformed organizations in the community and the dedication of their leaders. Cub Robert Karl proposed least to the group committee. Harry Calhoun, its chairman, replied. Highlights of Ihe life and ca- reer of the founder, Ijord Baden Powell of Gilwell, were given Schools open to public PICTURE BUTTE At p.m. March 7. Picture Butte High School will be hosting an 'education night." Students will present demon strations and displays on physi cal education, band, choral graphic communica tions power mehcanics, art, food and nulrition and materials. Parents are invited. To observe Education Week St. Catherine's School is lioldinf an "open house" Wednesday March 8, from to p.m Parents will be free to mov from class to to observ Uie school in action. On Thursday, March 9, par rails are invited to visit the Dor othy Dalgliesh School during th day and see the classes in oper ation. Ily (JKOI-T Herald News .Service FOREMOST In replying to a questioner who criticized vlie elementary teachers for failing to meet Ihc challenges of edu- cation in Ihc 1970's, Dr. Eugene A. Torgunrud, director of curri- culum for the department of education, out that much of the blame lies wilh parents youngsters ever get to school. He suggested Uiat it was of no use whatsoever lo blame the teachers or schools for fail- ing to do an adequate job with inadequate tools. The occasion was a special open mccling of the Education- al Siudy Committee held al Foremost School to discuss points raised in a brief sub milled to the department of ed- ucation by the Committee last year. The distinguished guest point- ed out that students today are being influenced by so many factors outside Ihe school. He mentioned Dial Ihe Sc- samo Street Program on TV is just one good example. Be- cause of all these outside in- fluences on the child, it is rgan solo, Home on the Dr. Torgunrud stilled thai he was pleased to have received he copy of tire brief, and to lave been invited to take part in the discussion. Former members of the com- mittee as well as those serving for the current term joined with educators, school board members, parents and students two and a half hour de- bate which at limes ranged far wide of the intended subject area. PANEL MEMBERS Members of the panel were Lyle Tnchschercr i-epresenting Uie student views, Mr. C. Thur- ston, a parent, E. Roy Had- lington of Bow Island repre- senting Ihe teachers, and Frank Romcikc for the Count} of Forty Mile School Boarc The meeting was chaired Morley Stafford of Foremost. Dr. Torgunrud explained to lis audience of about 60 what j gnage arts area, and Ihe corn- curriculum was and how it was mittces evaluate the effeclivc- levcloped. He spoke of Ihe less or otherwise of such pro work of the secondary and elc- ncntary education boards and their roles in formulating edu- cational curriculum policy. There is representation from :he ATA, ASTA, the universi- ties and the department of ed- ucation The director outlined how parcnls could bring matters of concern lo the board who would in turn submit briefs through the ASTA to the department of education. In a similar man- ner, teacher suggestions are channelled through tile ATA. Another function is the guid- ance of pilot programs in cer- tain areas of Hie curriculum when changes of any Impor- tance are deemed necessary. Such pilot schemes are current- ly being operated in the Ian- recommending rams before changes. Dr. Torgunrud quickly dem- onstrated lo his adience that had a most thorough com- mand of his field and other re- lated areas. His concise and often humorous answers and quick analysis of the question- er's point of reference left no one in any doubt that he was in full command of every silua- lion, giving credit where it was due, but laying the blame fair- ly and squarely al Ihe feet oj those he felt responsible. Also present at the meeting and contributing from time to time were Oscar Fadum, co-or- dinator of tile Lethbridge Re- gional Office, and Cal Annis, consultant in media and curri- culum. Range, and the closing songs were led by Mrs. Charles Hougcn. AKELA SPEAKS Akela Irene Wallman, as lead- er of the Foremost Cubs, cx- iressed her appreciation for the support of the community in he program. She singled out Uie man y jadge examiners, the clergy and the Group Committee for ihsir help, also Ihe school com- millee and community hall as- sociation for the use of facilities. In closing. Mrs. Wallman thanked those who had taken up Uie challenge of leadership in Scouts and Venturers groups. "It is a thrill to watch the youngsters grow, and to move up into she said. Rev. Paul Pautnem offered the closing prayers. Cubs in particular were much in evidence during Scout Week doing their good turns. In the annual Cubs against fathers hockey match, the fath- ers were well and truly given a lesson in who has the extra pounds around the waistline as the youngsters won 7-4. The annual worship service was held at the community hall, conducted by Rev. L. Smith and was well allended. peralive that the parents and the teachers work together for the best possible benefit to the child. Ro-Neet: best for weed control in sugar beets District doings Marks birthday IRON' SPRINGS fHNS) Steve Holecka, a resident of Uie Iron Springs community for Uie past 40 years, was the guest of honor when members of his family gathered recently to ho- nor him on his 70th birthday. Mrs. Holecka was the hostess. Their sons-in law and daugh- ters, Mr. and Mrs. Buchanan and family and Mr. and Mrs. V. Harty and family of Letli- bridgc and Miss Mary Holecka of Iron Springs attended. Back Red Cross FOREMOST (Special) A total of was raised recently by pupils in Uie Grade 5B class at Foremost School who are members of the Red Cross youth program. The children, under Uie direc- tion of teacher Miss Paillette Garber, held a successful bake sale and penny carnival to aid needy children and refugees. President of Ihe Red Cross youth group, Mark Vanden- Berg, asid secretary' Shirley Kabayama. expressed their ap- preciation to all those who helped. The best way to get sure control of most grass and broadleaf weeds is to mix Ro-Neet herbicide in the soil before planting. Or inject Ro-Neet at planting time. With Ro-Neet right in the weed germinat- ing zone, you destroy weeds and many otherweeds. Thinning and blocking cost less, are easier and more accurate, including electro-mechanical thinning. For bigger yields of sugar beets, get Ro-Neet now. Stauffer Chemical Company of Canada, Ltd., Spring in air as they sprout. You don't gamble on rain Montreal and Vancouver. or have to irrigate to make your herbicide work. Rain or shine, Ro-Neet works all the time. Liquid Ro-Neet7.2Eis easy toapply and controls nutgrass, nightshade, barnyardgrass, wild oats, redroot pig- weed, lambsquarters.foxtails Distributed in Canada by: Chipman Chemicals Limited Beloeil, P.O., Hamilton, Winnipeg Stauffer Ro-Neet from 1 RAYMOND (HNS) An at- mosphere of spring prevailed at the Raymond Culture Cen- tre for the annual Rotary din- ner dance. Over .WO guests were on hand for the affair with A. W. Hill master of cere- monies. Artists for Ihe evening were Dianna Pittnian of Warner, Mary Stringam of Lethbridge, Dawn Anderson and Douglas Caselton of Raymond and Le- Anne Lawson of Lethbridge. Attends meeting IRON SPRINGS