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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IFIHBRIDGE HERAID Mny 6, 1971 Non-failure policy a By RON llcrnlil Stall Writer A general policy of InR clcinuiUary school students when Llicy haven't mastered the skills of Hie grade they are jn is "a according (o Don Slcivarl, director of Slate Services In Cali- elemenlary school Dr. George Bevan, of curriculum, said director failing Jayceei gold bar now in the safe Tim Jaycces Bar of Gold worth was delivered to the Bank of Montreal, Mayor Magrath Drive, Friday. This officially kicks off the Accident claims B.C. man Feilen. -12. of Coquitlam, following a B.C. died Friday two-car accident nine miles west of Fort JIacIeod on High- way 3 Thursday. The car he was driving was In collision will) one driven by Ken Yellowhorn of Brocket. Mr. Feilen died in Fort Ma- cleod Municipal Hospital early Friday. Mr. Yellowhorn and his wife Betty were treated for minor injuries and released. Coronor Dr. J. E. McTavish of Lethbridge has not decided on an inquest. i fornia. He was In LelhljrUlRo sludcnl is not promoted lo Hie I to conduct a teacher's seminar next grade unless it is decided at the Lethbridge Community he could gain more from going College. on than by slaying back. The Lethbridge public school I nc sojd students who flro system has a policy which sees j promoted in this way gcncralK very few students held back in pick what they mis oil in the previous grade. Mr. Stewart said he docs no support this principle. "1 don't believe failing stu dents is good for their self image but the condition of pas ing students on knowing lhai they don't know what Ihej need to know to be succcssfu in the next course is a sham "Sooner or later, the ignor- ance that's involved will accu- mulate to the point where the student won't be able lo learn anything when he reaches the eighth or ninth grade." Mr. Stewart said when it Is discovered the student Isn'l learning, the blame is placed on genetics or the home vironment when the real culprit is the school for not teaching (he student what he had to know. Mr. Stewart said he doesn't mean that a child should be held back for an entire year but should stay where he i until he has mastered whatever he hasn't learned. "He justs stays on until he learns that missing part and draw wliich Is one of the high- lights of the Lethbridge Exhi- bition and Stampede, July 17- 22. For the first time this year, an "Early Bird" draw of will be made from those who buy tickets before the exhibi- tion, and there will also be a daily draw of 5100. Tickets are available from Jaycee members, local retail establishments, or from the LethbridRe and District Exhi- bition office. Tickets are also available In the rural com- munities. i then he goes on. I don't care if Money made from the raffle j ji js September or December, goes toward helping commun- But he shouldn't be kept back projects to get started. In an entire year to learn 30 or You Can Help Your Chiid ot Home to Succeed In School! children art born wilh po- tential talents and abilities buf tuch lal- enti and abili- ties mint be or Len Iscccson may He Idle forever. Using World Book- Childcraft could iparlt an in- terest that may uncover a hid- den talent-. Aik about World Book Childcraft i (15 volumes) i Convenient Termsl j Contact your nearest j World Book-Childcraft representative. Write or phono district manager IEN ISAACSON 228 Corvette Cres. Lelhbridge 328-32B3. (he past the Jaycees have been involved with tourism, bicycle safety, teenage safe driving, was one of the instigators in mental health, and was one of the original organizations to es- tablish Junior Achievement. A Gold Bar Queen Contest will also be held by the Jay- cees for the first time this year. Six contestants lo be running ill be judged on character, and not on ticket sales. The Gold Bar Queen will basically do public relations, nd will also make the final draw for the bar of gold. The five princesses will be hostess- es for the Lethbridge and Dis- trict Exhibition Board during the exhibition. Any girls interested In thi contest can contact the Jay cees. 40 per cent of the course." He said those who defend so- cial promotion cite research which indicates when you hold a child back, he actually leanrs less in the second year. "But this is under a condi- tion that we don't tell the stu- dent what he didn't he said. Mr. Stewart said a major failing of educators is that they don't take note of learning dif- ficulties. "If a student makes less than 100 per cent, then he has a learning problem in some area. "But it is regarded as normal to make less than 100 per cent o nothing is done about it." i Impaired driver course set INSTANT TREE This 30-foot weeping birch, valued at finds a new home adjacent to the Holiday Village parking lor. The new Holiday Inn in background, overlooks the lot. The tree was moved by DEW Tree Farms of Redcliff (affiliated by Irvine Leishner of Spruce Tree Farms, Lelhbridge) from what will become Ihe Holiday Inn parking lot, norlh of Ihe development. The tree-mover has four hydraulically-operated blades which sever the tree roots. It picks Ihe free and compacted earth up and resets il at its new site. Minimum wage opposed Alberta topped the other still sold more buttons i Members overwhelmingly op- HearinQ roncie 1 provinces In the recent Cana-jand raised more dollars per j dian Buck-A-Cup campaign to i capita than other provinces. The hearing range o[ a i raise money for the benefit of j healthy person is between 16 crippled clu'ldren, the Alberta: and cycles when he is Restaurant Associate, Zone 3 about 18 years old. health de-! regular meeting was told Fri- terioralion and aging will nar daJ' night. row the scope of sound one can hear. Nationally, 120.000 buttons, at SI each, were sold. The Alberts Restaurant Association, Zone 3 which includes Lethbridge and the district, sold 1.100 buttons, Desiile the fact that Alberta oniv ICO cf lh? goal c; posed the provincial govern- ment's proposal to raise the minimum wage lo from saying a 30 per cenl range increase at one jump is "Inflationary." Zone 3 will pro- pose to the government that Ihe minimum wage be in- One of society's mosl lethal i (ion. Judgment and reaction [In change altitudes about criminals is the impnircd limp. i drinking and driving. Whenever driver. 't'hc cnurse was developed attitudes are changed habits In an attempt lo curb the will> lhot are changed as said Mr. hazards created by impaired measures have not greatly Skitch. drivers a special course ivill he curbed the problem created by offered in Lethbridi'e starting impaired drivers and an cclu-1 Thursday approach might be I more beneficial. Four class sessions covering different aspects and problems of impaired driving will be in- The Lethbridge course will be patterned after a course started in Edmonfn in 1970. The basic premises of (lie premises course are: lite misuse of al- coholic beverages is a sig- nificant force in driving acci- dents and the use of alcohol when driving decreases neces- sary skills vision, percep- Final show held cluded in the L e t h b r i d g e course. Class topics will Include dis- cussions of the law and im- paired driving, t li e effects of impaired driving on insurance rates and driving records, ac- tual problems encountered by an alcoholic and a review and combination of all of the topics discussed. Lethbridge Provincial Judge A final show of winning per- formances and the presentation of trophies and scholarship money brought the 1972 Leth- bridge Kiwasis Music Festival to a close. This year, for the second lime in the 42 year history of the Lethbridge Kiwanis festi- val, the Festival of Stars was divided into two concerts, the junior stars, Thursday n i g h I, and the senior stars, Friday. During the two evenings, 23 trophies and more than Jl.OOO in scholarship money were pre- sented to winning Lethbridge and district competitors. A special presentation was made Thursday night to Janet Larson for her work with the festival and on Friday, Dr. SDyward Smith was given a life membership In the Cana- dian Music Festival Federa- tion. Thursday's concert compris- ed the presentation of junior and school awards, plus 19 per- formances by the younger art- ists. Senior awards and 16 will' ning performances were pre- sented Friday before an almost full Yates Memorial Centre. Persons participating in both concerts were chosen by the sli adjudicators and performed the numbers they did during regular competition. L. W. Hudson has been credit- ed wit h bringing the course. operated by the department ol i the attorney-general, to the i city, During the past two weeks Judge Hudson has placed six convicted impaired drivers on probation with a clause requir- ing then to attend each of Ihe four classes. In setting the probation or- ders Judge Hudson also re- duced his standard impair- ed driving fine to Each class will be in the form of a discussion session. Speakers for the classes will Include Judge Hudson, a repre- sentative of the attorney-gen- eral from Lethbridge, a repre- sentative from the Alberta Al- coholism and Drug Abuse Com- mission and a city police offi- cial. Each discussion class will be moderated by Bill Skitch, court alcoholism counsellor from the department of the attorney- general at Calgary. Mr. Skitch 'told The Herald Friday that in addition lo the six persons placed on probation by the court, he expects lo have the course attended by 14 persons who had been convict- ed of two or more impaired driving or related offences. "In both Calgary and Edmon- ton the provincial department of highways has notified per- sons convicted of two or more offences related to alcohol and driving, in a letter, that their driver's licence suspension would continue unlil the im- paired driver's courses was he said. Available statistics seems to indicate the course works well. The purpose of the course is Youth grants given Agriculture Minister Olson announced Bud for Youth projects for the Med- icine Hat area Friday, while the rest of Alberta still awaits rolice. Mr. Olson's home riding is Medicine For more than a week, OFT officials in Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Jasper have been promising The Herald a list of successful southern Al- berta OFY applicants. OFY-people in Alberta claim to he "beside themselves" in not knowing why the OFY grants for most of Western Canada have, not been an- nounced while heavily popu- lated Quebec and Ontario were announced some time ago. An imaginative array of rea- sons for the delays have been handed to the media in Alberta by Ottawa officials with ex- ception to Medicine Hat. A Lethbridge based provin- cial department of youth spokesman says, some ap- proved projects are endangered because of the lack1 of in- formation about the grants. "Students have gone to greener pastures to look for jobs." We aim to SERVE you better! sett 33.000 buttons, a far cry j said Zone 3 president Pe- creased to SI 75. from the goal of Alberta i tcr Hale. Thn I--------------------------'-------------------------------------'-------------- We aim to serve you better. The rww separation certificate is now group a i here on Tuesday effect. Get your certificate from your sponsor the appearance ot Buck- Concert Sound of Canada will i Rigby and Baby I Love You. employer when you leave his employ. It is your legal right. You must have it to collect unemployment insurance benefits. For further information contact your local Unemployment Insurance office. IETHBRIDGE OFFICE 313 5th Street South, Phone 328-6601 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE COMMISSION wheat and Valdy Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Exhibition Pavilion. Buckwheat is a five-member group originally from Oklahoma who released their first album last August and recently com- pleted their second, Movin' On. The group performs primarily its own compositions, but somo of its more well known adap- tations include Simple Song of Freedom, Movin' On, Eleanor your mone imemploy Put it to work in our Investment Funds. You'll get security and expert management. RoyalTrust has four Investment Funds designed to luit your needs cnpitnl growth or high quarterly income. See us for complete informntion. s. Investment Fund Royal Trust 740 4th Ave. South, Lethbridge, Alberta Phone 328-5516 Rock, country and ballads are included iu their concert per- formances. The group features a Female lead -vocalist, Debbie Campbell, as well as organist, male lead singer and composer B u c k y The association's Zone S has gained about 10 members lo 40 since the beginning of this year. II was decided that the rcs- taurant industry should sup' j port the RCMP Centennial pro- ject but should also make its j feelings known.to the travel in- dustry that a better designed I ploce maps is desired. About 25 members attended the meeting at the Canadian Western Natural Gas Co. audi- torium. The members came from all over southern Alberta. They took part in ths Food-A- Rama at the El Rancho Motor Hotel earlier in the day. City men open sales lot for mobile homes, trailers Smotherman, lead guitarist Dub j g if-ir If fll' r.nmnhnll rinimmnr ATarrn 7ol- t V Illlf.ll Campbell, drummer Marco ZoL- tolo and bass guitarist. Mark Durban. The five recently returned I from a tour of the northw United States and parl Canada. Valdy Is a 26-year-old who has repeatedly received more acclaim than many of Ihe acts he has played second billing to. A musician, singer and song- writer, he has hecn compared to Country Joe MacDonald. Tickets are availabc at Leis- ter's Music Musicl and and Marcel's Smoke Shop. to visit Calgary Zoo The Active 20-30 Club of Lelhbridge will entertain 20 JleadStart program children, aged under 10, on a trip to the Calgary Zoo Sunday. Club spokesman .Icrry Beck- er snid Ihe Calgary Irip Is the club's second social involve- ment project .since il form- ed in Lethbridge recently. TITO city resident liave open- ed a new mobile homes, travel trailers and t r u c'k campers company at 1010 2nd Ave. A N., one block west of Centre Vil- lage Mall, They are Wendell Ogden, manager and partner, and Ray Chambers, partner, of Bridge Villa Sales, which is affiliated with Bridge Villa Estates, oper- ators of a new mobile home park at 13th St. N. Mr. Ogden, who was born In Lethbridge, and Mr. Chambers, a city resident for 12 years, were in the automobile and mo- tel business respectively. Their mobile homes are made !n Alberta, and they carry both American and Canadian lines of trailers and an American, line I of campers, all meeting CSAI standards. "The sales lot comprises of j 3'4 acres, and a complete range i oE mobile homes, trailers and campers for every need Is car- Mr. Ogden said. Here'i more great buyi from our Pro Hardware Spring Flyerl SPIM CAST ROD AND REEL COMBO Smart 1 piece solid olan rod coupled wilh a dependable closed faced spin-cast rvel with adjustable drag. Mono- filament line and practice plug g 77 Included O.I I OLD PAL TACKLE BOXES SPECIAL ONLY SET OF 4 OFFICIAL PITCHING HORSE SHOES Instruction Booklet SPECIAL 6.97 Call Sporting 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Centre seeks city LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE UNITED POST OFFICE BOX 936 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA towel Level Seventh Street Shopping Moll PHONE (403) 328-7411 PRESIDENT STAN WORBOYS I Lethbridge Office Furniture Limited Squeaky Chair? We Repair! grant HEiNITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. 5. Phone 328-1778 FOB YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invilolioni (24 Hour Service If Necessary! Brirfe Hooks t> Thank You Cords Napluni Matches We provide Complimentary Pcrsonalired Head Table Place Cords with each Orderl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING Cily hall will be approached Monday for an itilerini operat- ing grant for the Lethbridgc Friendship Centre. The centre has been closed for the past because it is out of money. A federal provincial grant administered by Ihe 'province will be available by mid-June, Edmonton sources said. The money was due April I. The amount asked for. as yet undisclosed, will pay operating costs until the province pro- vides Ihe grant. Other possible sources of rev-; j cmie arc also currently i studied by the centre's hoard. 1CERTIFIED GAR CARE SPRING TRANSMISSION TUNE-UP Drain traniminion and torque converter Adjuil transminion bandi Adjust hick-down Roadies) Irammiiiion operation (parti extra) 'Atk about our own crfldit financing' or UIQ your Chdrgox card NOW ONLY KING CHRYSLER DODGE 3rd Ave. and I )th St. S., lethbridge Phone 328-9271 Is This Bug Infesting Your Record Collection? He usual lion you ls badly worn, Sympiomsr fuzzy disiortcd sound, slopping, slicking or loss of volume. (Don't call ihe doctor and don'l take 1 and go lo bed) bring him to us Leister's Music tld we'll examine him free of charge ond cxtcrminan if nec- essary. Average ifylui replacement is Sapairo Diamond Cartridges and up making 3 1 ran 0.0 sounds maybe the vinyl cannibal having o So, if your stereo i 111 old itylus cornavorous We Dock n full linn of ele cartridges and accessories. replacement needlei. MAY SPECIAL Bring In this ad with your noodle nnd or cartridgn for n frco inspection, If it needs replacing we will allow a 10% DISCOUNT OFF the price (Valid only from May 1 to May 31, 1973) -AT- LEISTER'S MUSIC SHOP Paramount Blclg. Phono 328-4090 ;