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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta May 16, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 SERIOUS BUSINESS Lawn cutting can get some people down-in-the-mouth on a sunny day, but U-month-old Thomas Scat! Wilson, thinks helping to trim Grandpa's lawn is pretty serious stuff. Tom is the son of Mr .and Mrs. Allan. Wilson of Calgary. r Finlay Photo o c teaches liildren EDMONTON fCP> Ircn like to I" linger School for ;inil aming Development. For many this is the l'''st place they have been where they arc no! only ac- cepted, hot regarded :is nor- mal. The school, which with children with auililnry or visual difficulties or both, chil- dren with "normal or above-av- erage potential who have a f'is- organization in tbo thinking process of the What this means, for ple, is a child has never learned to talk, no! hucai-.-T he can't hear, but Ire-eau.su v. lia! he hears becomes be- tween ear and brain. ft also children who cannot read because of Hie scrambling between eye ;nul brain. Mrs. Ungcr !hs! they build up the child's ceo be- fore they begin to tcr.cii. The school, which has 100 teaches them Io trust them- selves and the teachers who are trying to help them. Mrs. Unger says stress getting children at early ace. The age of children tit Ihe school varies from V.-'-' In M with the average between six and 10. When the school opened seven years ago there were 10 pupils. Now there are 70 in the school's main building ?.nd in a nearby church basement. During the seven years. l.riG pupils have passed through the doors and more than en have been able to return to the nor- mal school sysiem. "There is no stigma ai'aehed to going to this school bc-rausc we stress that we teach learning and don't come here because they are retarded or lame in one leg, "Mrs. Unger 'They come to learn. "The reason the children feel they're not any different is be- i cause we don't treat them as I handicapped just as children." The children are considered for integration back into the i regular school system once they've learned to believe that they are as good as else. Those who cannot be inti grated must IK made to feel self-reliant in their own right. .Mrs. Unger says the school is desperately in need of funds. I The Alberta government gives a grant, of ?a50 a year for every child more than six. Total co t for each child is a year. and a remedial teacher. Much of the reason for the high cost is the pupil-teacher sistants, three speech therapists Parents contribute as much j as they are able to. j SO THAT'S A STOP SIGN This member o< the school patrol must be a little car He's picked a pretty safe spot to carry on his duty in front of a parked ond well protected from passing motorists. The problem is, how does one tell whether that wood stop sign is attached io a youngster, or wonder of the world? there as the ym -Walter Kerber, photo and out of town Dr. Dee Arlington Quinlon. a former resident of Cardston, and a graduate of Carrlston High School recently completed Sorori executive Xi Nu Chapter. Beta Sigma Phi recently held an installa- tion of officers at the home of Mrs. Terry Westwood. with Mrs. Ruby Misak, retiring president, 'aclmg as installing officer. Members of the 1972-73 ex- ecutive are: Mrs. Rolla Cham- bers, president; Mrs. Anne Chanda, vice president: Mrs. Carolle Perry, secretary; Mrs. Phyllis Hall, treasurer; Mrs. Donna Rowntreo and Mrs. Ruth Rittcnhouse, representa- tives to city council. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. all requirements for a PhD de- gree in Ecology at Colorado State University. He has been elected to par- ticipate in graduation ceremo- nies on Friday, June 2. Dr. Quintal specialized in vertebrate ecology, nutrition and animal behavior. He earn- ed 3.99 quality points out of a posible four during his gradu- ate studies. Entertaining at a recent cof- fee party and kitchen shower for Wendy Lynn Anderson, were Mrs. Rex Tcnnant and Mrs. Lawrence Irvine. The shower was held at the home i of Mrs. Tcnnant. I The first regular meeting of the newly formed toastmistress Club was held recently at the Town Chef restaurant. Mrs. L. Larson, Miss .1. Eich- inger and Mrs. L. Brittain. members of the Shelby Toast- mistress Club were in atten- dance. Mr. L. Flaig, president, and Mr. Mick Batcman of the local Toastmasters Club addressed the 14 members present at the meeting. An interim executive was elected, with official officers to be elected at the next meeting which is to take place on Wed- nesday, May 24 at p.m. in the Town Chef Restaurant. There will be a supper and a program. New members wel- come. Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I am a farm wifi who cannot afford the friendship of city women. This is why: Mrs. X who lives in an apartment, used to call me- every morning as soon as her children left for school. I told her repeatedly that. I had to pick the garden vegetables. Often I complained that I could hear the poultry protesting because the feeder was empty but she talked on and on. This cost me eggs- Last week she cost me a fine cow and calf. The w-as giving birth. I heard the mooing and knew what was happening. Both the cow and the calf died because nf un- foreseen complications. My friend wouldn't Jet me off the phone so I could call a vet. This morning when she telephoned I told her I liuty and hung up. She phoned back and said, ".Sorry, we were dis- connected." I replied, "No we weren't. I rang off. I'm busy.'1 J hung up again. II makes me sick to be so rude. I hale myself for it. Will you please print this letter so other city wives will under- stand? In Tyler, Texas DEAR TROUBLE: Your mistake was in not educating i your city friend sooner. Insofar as your losses are concerned. she is not to blame. You are. No person can lake advantage j of another person without his consent. i Please send inquiries and requests to Landers Reader- j mail Department, Chicago Sun Times-Daily News. 401 North Wabash Ave., Chicago, 111. 60G11. HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. nil r of- local li LETHBRIDGE FISH Q WEDNESDAY SGAMEASSOC. AT 8 P.M. IN THE EAGLES HALL 13th St. N. JACKPOT 59 NUMBERS FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and IN 7 NUMBERS NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 8 p.m. JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 58 NUMBERS OR LESS (Increasing one number per week until won) 1st GAME JACKPOT 5th GAME (X) 10th CAME JACKPOT IN 53 NUMBERS FREE DUS SERVICE HOME AFTER BINGO MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NORMANDY LOUNGE Children under 16 not allowed Sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary to Canadian Legion The Lethbridgc Women's In- stitute will entertain visiting in- stitute branches on Wednesday at p.m. in the Golden Mile Senior Citizens' Centre, 320 llth St. S. Please use east door. Members are asked to note the change of place, and are reminded to bring a potluck dish. Motto: the best way to have a friend is to be one. Roll call: Irish fads or fiction. The Lathes Aid of St. Peter and St. Paul's Greek Catholic Church will hold the regular i meeting tonight at 3 p.m. in I he 1 parish hall. Hostesses for tin: evening will be Mrs. Rill Pny- chuk and Mrs. Paul rhirka. The Lily Jackson unit o! First United Church will held a garden coffee parly nn nosday from In :i.m at the home of Mrs. .l.vnir- Smith, 645 Si. X Faith Rebeknh v .'.I hold a tea at (lie home nf Mes. .lack Reed, 2206 HI Avc. S, on Tuesday at. 3 p.m. and friends welcome. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Bamos "I found this bubble gum in your trouser porl-.nt O'yct wont if Everything you've always wanted in a wig. Presenting the 2 oz. "Crushable" Capless wig of easy-care Light. Pretty. Comfy. Natural-look- ing. Face-flattering. It boasts the tapered nape you love. Versatile... tuck in the edges and it's a pos- it up, pack it up, it bounces right back, beautifully! It's the "crushable" wig that's totally new, totally exciting. 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