Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
20 THF LtlHBRIDCE HERALD Saturday. Novembe Children's literature one up on adult reading material By JIAUHEEX JAM1ESON Family Editor Psychology In children's lit- erature is the basis of all psy- chology, acco'.'ding to Dr. L. R. McKenzie of the University of Lethbridge English department, ho has "a very lovely non- credit group taking a course on children's literature. Tha course is designed to show adults that children's lil- e'ature contains the elements of great literature." he said. tnd great children's literature stands on an equal footing vrith B'eat adult literature. JR. L R. McKENZlE Tl-.d htre in Madrid only b o w to clients of A.M.A. frovcl lervice! 22-DAY HOLIDAY IN SPAIN Fly with Air Conodu ond Iberia MOM S407 Wfitly Dtparluru A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 5th S. All inquirie> Priori! 328-1181 or 328-7921 would be baiter off coring 90 per cent of adult 'itcrature and reading dren's literature i Aesop's aspects to killing giants, and inbuilt prejudice that we could do without. Basically, anybody who's different is persecuted. "The giant is evil because he is different and there's the shells were wicked stepmother image, from pilgrim- Jack the Giant Killer, said Dr. McKenzie, should always be told with a preamble having ".Tack's father killed by a giant who stole his money." Otherwise it becomes an im- Willi silver bells is a refer- ence lo the ringing once again of church bells, which were silenced by Prolestanl England because they we-e considered "Popish." And cockle brought back mages to the Holy Land aJid proudly worn by the Catholic priesthood of the lime. Anil pretly maids all In a row were the young girls Mary gathered around her moral story of the boy break- and taught Calholicism. ing inlo the giant's home and "As we grow older, we often i stealing his property. lose that wonderful sense of; "Parents can do a tremendous own contention is Iliat said amount nith delightful foreign McKenzie, citing the King j stories, Asian Indians and .Ismes as the most simply and I Kcrlh American he hil- U-cret'ore most beautiful version said. especially I of Hie Bible. "They give a most remark- PHONY JARGON: able philosophy because of a Dr McKenzie said childven's "The genious of children's j for life that we don't literature "leaches lha art of literature anathematizes phoni- have in IJiropean life.1' communication in terms of the ness. Most ol our he Dr. McKsnzic considered that i cci'crele, the specific, Ihe sen-! said, with particular reference parents in doubt about reading lu texts, "are abominably I material lor their children The ability Lo speak In terms wriiien. siiui'id consult a librarian. of the concrete is the art of, "Usually with the intelligence What should parents do wlien Igieat lite-aturc. There'? a cer-! goes simplicity. ll'ey discover Junior smuggling i fain infallibility ahout A Stilch "If you can't say it simply." Playboy hi Ihrougli the back In Time. he claimed, "probably you can't j doer? HIDDEN DEPTHS: say it at all and you're cover- Make him read the stories, "Nursery rhymes have last- ing up with a lot of jargon. Erid Dr. McKenzie. "All great lite-ature is my- "it's normal. If he didn't do Ihical. We see it in the basic il. you'd have something to oxpsrience of many kinds worry about, like Dostoevski's Crime and "But if you read Playboy. Puntahmcr.l. you find the best writers in the "And Shakespeare look a wi.rld today Hemingway, ed." IK explained, "because 1 there is .so much depth in- 1 volved.'' How many of us today are aware that in times past, when outspoken criticism could end in di Mary I had a wealth of hidden mean- death, simply rhymes like whopping nood story and made Graham Greene, Evelyn Waugh, -y. 3Ia-y, Quite Contrary' it mythical. Normal Mailer and the 'a wealth of hidden mean-' "There aie verv good stories interview by Jack Anderson is g-> also on Mission: Impossible and ow of their best articles. This particular verse refers j Star T.-ek and other TV pro- "Real evil we ignore." he CASH BINGO TONIGHT, O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HALL A Blackeul Bingo ployed for till won every Saturday plui Jackpoli JACKPOTS NOW J75 AND SIM 5 Cards for or 25c each ftocaled Next lo No. 1 Firehall) lo Mary I of England, daughter of Jlenry VIII and wife of Philip i II of Spain, also known as Bloody Mary. Mary, Mary, quite contrary is a Catholic queen in Pro testant Britain. How docs your garden grow he added. said, "killing, and violence and Dr. McKenzie pointed out thai war stories" while "other im- adults .should be aware of cor-i morality exists that we are im- j lain problems in choosing chil-j aware of, like old people living! dren's literature. "Make sure, it is in keeping on a pilUmce." "Give children an awareness i of t-uc principles and one most important thing Lengthen Life of Home Furnishings the child.' Alice in should other refers both to Slephen Gar- not be read at too young an a ser.se of joy. [diner he: Catholic bishop, and i age. Ire cauticued. Children's literature "should her famous Spanish garden. "There are certain sadistic I make them glad they're alive." A Calendar Of Local happenings Tire Lelhbridge Multiple Scle- Ihe civic centre. All members club. Music by John and Me-- rosis Society will have a booth ire asked to attend this spe- rill linger: guest speaker will of novelties and home baking j cial meeting. Entertainment he Mrs. Louise Block of Med- set up Thursday from 1 p.m. to EECAUSE OF THEM, WE HAVE A FUTURE In two world wars, men .and women have lain down (heir lives in the hope that we, their future generations, might enjoy the privileges ond responsibilities of o worId freed from the suffering and desolation of war. Tcday we pay Iribute to their supreme gift. Greater love halh no man- Kerber, photo i 9 p.m. in conjunction with the Centre Village Mall Bazaar Davs. i Trie Chinook Pensioners and i Senior Citizens Organization, affiliated with the National and i Provincial Pensioners and Se- j nior Citizens, will meet Wednes- day at p.m. in Gym 2 of arid Umch be provided, I icine Hat. For reservations, Transportation to and from the please phone 327-3251 or 327- mecting can be arranged by' B033. i phoning the secretary at 327-; before Monday noon New members and friends welcome. The annual Hadassah cloth- SouthinJnster square dance :ners' group will dance .Mon- day at 8 p.m. in Southminster hull. Women are asled to The right kind of profess! flran longer im) adds years Carpeting and furniture represent one of the average family's three biggest invest- ments, and thsy should he treated with exceptional Yfi nothing in the home re- ceives more abuse, not only from the expected sources but often from the best intentions of the homemaker herself. Improper maintenance can do more harm than good, say experts for Diiraclean Inter- national, worldwide organ- ization of independent car- pet and Tumidim dealers. Knowing a few simple facts about soiling and soil removal can save the family hundreds of dollars in extra !ilo for its furnishings, they stale. The major cause of rleUn- oralion of carpels and furni- ture is the unavoidable ac- cumulation of airborne, at- mospheric soil. This greasy clinging soil, generated by rooking, chimneys aixl other pollutants is deposited on i fiveryUiing in the house. You wipe off tables, walls. n rl hut it clings tightly to carpet pile and furniture fabrics, eventually (lulling colors find matting tarpet pile. ional cl raning keeps furri1 injrr In their useful lifetime. I Because of its light, cling- j ing characteristic, this ac- cumulates on the surface ol the carpet pile or fabric Scrubbing with either do-it- yourself equipment or heavy rotary brush machines mere- ly drives I his .soil deeper. The surface may look clean, but Ihe embedded .---oil snd rlcler- gent soon bsrk up Ihe surface. That's furn- ishings re-soil FO ranidJy after types of craning. One cleaning concept de- veloped liv Duraclean re- si-archers iias .solved the prub- or .soil Heat- ed, asralwl foam, by hand. (he .soil from Ihe I'ihrc. holds it in for immediate I'omovnl with uLinu'd. naturnl spoiifje.s. Th'.s ah sorhinp foa m cleans a minimum nf and cleaned furnishings nre ready for full use Ihe same day. For more tins on carpeting and furniture maintenance write Dnratlenn Rug ft Uphol- stcry Clranors, Wihon Donald- son. MM llth Avenue South, I Alberla, Phone .12fl- 5IRC 320-7605. F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HALL 61 h Ave. A and 13th St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 Curds For 1.00 Each 7 Number Gamei JACKPOT Fret Games and free Cardf DOOR PRIZE Gold cards pay double money Children under 16 not allowed ing and miscellaneous sale will i a box lunch, he held Thursday at 9 a.m. at1 the Beth Israel Synagogue. 914 Ifith St. S. Ample pa'-king avail- able, or use No. 1 bus. Kappa Chapter. Beta Sigma Phi, will meet at p m. Tues- day at the home of Mrs. Linda Flaman, 1309 !ilth Ave.. Coal- dale. Mrs. Alvena Unick and Mrs. Faye Colemaii will be hos- tesses. The program, her crowning gloiy. will he present- ed by Mrs. Colfman. M 11 k r.ira- Belles n1 Beam square dance club has cancel- regular luncheon of the regular dance for next Christian Women's Club will be week held Monday at p.m. at Somhminsler U n i led Church V.'omen will hold a baxaar and food festival Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. General convener is Mrs. D. G. VV. Sutherland. In charge of decoralions is G. Millar: with Jlrs. George Mar- shall. tea room: Mrs. R. C Hill, kitchen; Mrs. E. C. Miller, boutique and M.-s. D. J. Whim- stcr treasurer. loue is... gn'ing her a resi from her chores on Mothers HADASSAH'S ANNUAL SALE NEW and USED CLOTHING FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY MISCELLANEOUS HOUSEHOLD ITEMS ONE DAY ONLY THURS., NOV. 16th 9 a.m. BETH ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE 914 15lh St. S. AMPLE PARKING USE NO. 1 tUS Sven Ericksen's Family Res- lauranl. All women in the cily are invited to attend, feature ifeplay will be by Hie sketch HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE LEAVE AT 412 Isl AVE. S. ASK YOUR AVON LADY ABOUT THE NEW JEWELLERY LINE FOR THIS CHRISTMAS! All On Special Now or phone 328-7424 jreE-Eife The regular meeting of the Multiple Sclerosis Society will bo held Wednesday at p.m. in thfi auxiliary hospital. This will be the Christmas party ninht with a special musical program arranged. To celebrate the both wedding aiinivarsavy of Mr. ajid Mrs. Kniesl Gallo, friends and rela- tives are invited to an ooen house from 2-i; p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, in the home of their sun-in-law and daughter, Mr. ar.d Mrs. O'csl Tinmamiik, 2903 l.-lh Ave. S. No gifts, by re- quest. T N e Lethbridge Symphony Women's League will hold the annual bake sale 3 p.m. Thursday on Ihe second floor at the T. Eaton Co. Tim Ladies of the Order of the Royal Purple will hold the regu- lar monthly meeting Monday at fl p.m. Picture Rutte Lodge will allencl wilh (he travelling i LEARN TO SEW THE KNITS CLASSES BEGIN NOV.' 14 AND NOV. 15 P.M, P.M. 6-2 HOUR LESSONS 3 2 HOUR LESSONS YOU SEW IN CLASS ENROL NOW! 408 5th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-8B77 or 327-8818 FREE HOME DEMONSTRATION SEWING LESSONS GIVEN COMING TUESDAY! EATON'S BIG Watch for it! Wait for it! It's the Eaton Sale everyone waits for. Check the big full page ad in Monday's paper.