Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
Catholic Central hooked on V of L computer Uy IIO.N' C'V..mVKU. Staff Writer The world of computer pro- gramming is IJCJIIR explored hy high school slmlrals in Lclh- A miniature computer centre has been installed ul Catholic Ce.nt.ra! High School, for the use by any s'.ndent interested in the intricacies of the metal mind. The Catholic Central terminal is connected by telephone to live main computer at the Uni- versity of Lcthbridgc. Prograrr.ming is done direct- Jy from the classroom. "The programming is what takes the said Walter Schmid, who teaches computer programming at Catholic Cen- tral "the computer will not do the job unless the students know the mathematical principals be- hir.d its operation." Mr. Schmid said the main function of the computer is to solve problems in mathematics, chemistry and physics. "The computer is a rapid cal- culator. It can do up to additions a second." It can also play a mean game of tic-tac-toe, football, i golf or any other sport it is programmed for. Mr. Rchmid said computer programming (iocs not exceed Ihe learning capabilities of high school students. "It is like anything. The younger they are wlren (hey st-art, the more advanced they can become." The computer terminal is on loan from the university at the present time, but if Hit1 experi- ment is successful, the compu- ter may become a regular class- room fixture. "It depends nvistly 0.1 stu- dent said Mr. Kchniid. "The response so far has IICIMI very good from those who have fouiid out about it. Those who have tried it have come back again and again." Mr. Schmid said the separ- ate seta! board will nave to decide on fu.ure use of the1 com- puier because of the cost in- volved. "II is an exciting field and I hope we will be able to re- lain it in ll-c school and even bring it into use in other he said. There are about 35 students taking part in the program, vhich has only been offered since Oct. 30 It is open to all CC11S students from Grade ft to 12. Indian affairs looks to education as natives' job problem solution A good education supple- mented by basic vocational training are usually sufficient to get an individual on the road towards "the good life." The department of Indian af- fairs tries to give both to the Indian people. However, most of the depart- ment's programs end in failure. The ability to work efficient- ly is not the sole route to suc- cess. Because the available man- Holiday Inn losing sky view as roof goes on Friday Tlie roof of the nine storey Holiday Inn will be poured Fri- day, developer Art Batty said Tuesday. Closing in work should be in full suing next week. Completion of the new hotel is expected May 1 Features of the Holiday Inn will include: 140 rooms (95 doubles and 45 a ca- baret seating 300 persons; a IfiO seat dining room: 7ii seat cocktail lounge; 400-scat conven- tion facility: a second stcrev swimrring pool, roof garden, saunas, children's playroom, meeting and sample rooms. A 20 foot high mechanical power on reserves far exceeds the number of workers re- quired to operate reserve-own- ed businesses, the majority of Ihe Indian work force must leave the reserve to find em- ployment in communities where jobs exist. However, starting salaries for most jobs are not very high and a native with a family to support is faced with a tough question: should he leave the reserve to work on a job which, because of its low starting sal- ary. could force him to adopt a working at a low salary, may destination, lhe cost of bus set- find it impossible to find ade- qnale housing and have enough vice is too high. However, the Indian Affairs IOUMIIK ciuu IMHC Lnwuhu .._., left over lo buy the daily department is continuously up- monev necessities Although the department 1 I dating and intensifying its na- grnnt there are some basic j rules which must be followed. The applicant lor the grant must have a fairly wcll-cstab- lished work record and must i be employed at a job that looks medS IJCC. V permanent. lower living standard than that 110-vear on the reserve? quires Compounding the problem of The permanency clause in a; conditional grant applicant to have Hi been employed with his current The annual meeting of the living reserve are not required to pay taxes income tax or any Association MASTERING THE METAL MIND Allan Martin, bottom, a 10 student at Catholic Central High School, watches os computer answers his question. Finlay Photo Parking will he provided for 350 vehicles north and south of the hotel. Construction of the hotel and commercial mall will cost about million, Mr. Batty Ssveral new businesses are locating in the shopping mall prior to the opening of the hotel. Trees hsvc been plants.1 in I the south parking lot. iNO DIKCS NEEDHAM BACK It is a violation of the city Lucien Needharn. Lethbridge traffic bylaw to ride a bicycle Symphony conductor has re- i on a boulevard. A person rid- cently returned from study in ing a bicycle on a sidewalk in Britain. Mr. Needham has been such a way as to interfere with sl.nd.nls Is the fact thai al a in lhe Park treaty Indians working on the ,f' the native decides to pur-! Plaza Motor Motel with regis- chasc a house valued at more trauon at 11 a.m. than he is immediately j The association is the incor- eligible for a Central Mortgage other. Unless a job provides enough salary to make it worth his while to leave the re- serve, the Indian job seeker will stay at home. A family man with children, at later. Provision has been made to add three more storeys at a later under the one of the world's ductors, Sir of great pedestrian is an offense and guilty subject to unless a number of Indians transportation to require bus specific job is govern represe and Housing Corporation loan. The lean to cover the balance of the cost of the home must be paid back by the Indian worker. Transportation to and from work is another problem facing poration of various grazing as- sociations and co-operatives in southern Alberta. Dr. W. J. Dorward, resident veterinarian at the Animal Dis- eases Research Institute, will speak on the cattle disease red nose and Alex Johnson, range ecologist at the Lethbridge He- Ihc Indian working off Ihe re- j serve. search Station, will tali about The native employed off the i recent range research, reserve may decide to com- j The group will vote to change mute back and forth to work its name, by extraordinary- res- daily. 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