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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 1970 1 NEW MONEY ORDER SYSTEM now in service at the Lethbridge post Henry assistant postmaster demonstrates a new machine which expedites the purchase of postal money No longer do customers have to wait while a clerk fills out the details on a money Now the clerk simply registers the amount required with an imprinter similar to those used in gas stations and the purchaser fills in the The machine went into service Matriculation Only 20 Per Cent Use It Schools Must Says ATA President By JIM WILSON Herald Education Writer High school curriculum particularly in tiie Matriculation are needed if schools are to meet todays educational Al a Teachers Association President Ivan Stonehocker old the Lethbridge Lions Club Matriculation has been em ihasized and students encour aged to take that pattern of courses for many years now ut 80 per cent of them dont go to so they dont ise the Stone tocker We believe a number of stu dents are being restricted from going on to other things be cause of this restriction re quiring them to take a number of specified He said he didnt mean number of courses needed for high school graduation sfaoul he reduced but compulsor courses are not doing most o our students any Were talcing matriculation as a status symbol and we parents must take the respon ability for what this has re sulted Stonehocker We should instead be en outraging our children to take and to do what theyre happy Paper Asks Okay Under War Act The University of Let bridges bi monthly studen The withheld distribution prior eagl advice on Us publishin his week of the manifesto he Front De Liberation Qu Barry thirdyea listory student and editorin chief of the said he was awaiting advise through th iniversity on further distribii About 200 of the total capers were in the hands o tudents Friday before the res were An official in the provineia ttorney generals office ad rised distribution should ceas jecause Parliaments an nouncement early Frida morning of the War Measure Poffenroth said he ex wcted distribution would con inue Monday since the news Pollution Control Elects Directors Eleven new directors were elected Wednesday evening by the Pollution Control Southern Alberta annual includ ing 11 will select from their ranks a chairman for the CLEARING OUT BALANCE OF OUR DUTCH BULBS DAFFODILS TULIPS HYACINTH AFRICAN AMARYLLIS Open 8 to 5 thru THE GARDEN OF OPTIMISM SUNRISE RANCH COALDALE Phone 3453517 Paul Lewis chairman for the past year was as were Sylvia Klaus Jericho and Ted Others elected include stu dents David Balfour and Mor gan from the University of Lethbridge and Helen James Ispbel Richard KingBrown and Larry Lewis reviewed PCSAs activities for the which included helping Pincher Creek Fire Loss During fire prevention week in Alberta this year 35 fires re sulted in one one injury and property This compares with last year when 37 fires resulted in two one injury and property damage and with 1968 when 48 fires resulted in no three injuries and property Lethbridge Fire Inspector Andy OToole said major causes of fires during the week of 410 were careless smoking and electrical mal The largest number of fires were rural in nature ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC i Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan 3284095 HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS 324 9lh Phone 3281778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitations a Announcements 24 Hour Service Necessary Bride Books O Matches Napkins ft Thank You Cards We provide Complimentary Personalized Head Table Place Cards with each Orderl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wisely the monu ment to honor your loved We will be pleased to assist IETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS We Have Been Satisfying Customers for Years 325 8th Lethbridge Phono 3273920 which would indicate fire pre vention education needs up dating in the rural he residents fight Shell Canad Ltds request to the govern ment for permission to diver more water into its an collection of boxes de livered by Arctic whic is an extremely highphosphate participation wit Winston Churchill High Schoo in a pollution a dem onstration at the Suffield Re search public engagements by work as a pollution information centre and provision of post campaign buttons am other Butte Travel Changes Hands Butte Travel operat ing in southern Alberta for 18 was taken over Friday by its new owners Art Williams and Howard The travel located at 1271 3rd will be oper ated in conjunction with the newly formed Art Williams Wonderful World of lo cated in the Centre Village Butte Travel was established in Picture Butte in 1952 by John Brainsma and seven years la ter moved to Bruinsma is leaving the retail travel field and will be a travel and tour arranger and adviser for travel agencies spe cializing in vacation pack age tours and While the two travel agencies and Art Williams will operate in two locations for awhile they will later amalga mate and operate out of the Centre Village The agencies are providing all sea and air travel ser vices available including pack age Yanosik The Art Williams mall agen also handling Butte business is located in the same office as Art Williams Agencies a real estate and insurance bus iness which recently movec from 1503 3rd Staff of Butte Travel is be ing maintained with George Scotty Armitt in charge of the 3rd Armitt has 26 years experience with Air Canada and Lome Gray with seven years experience as CP Rail ticket will be in the mall INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS H AUTO FiRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ESTABLISHED 1911 tower Floor 517 4th Phone 3271541 SCOTLAND ON THE SCREEN Presented by FORSYTH FILMS OF SCOTLAND PARAMOUNT CINEMA LETHBRIDGE OCTOBER 26th At A program of six color films about Scotland including Aberdeen and TICKETS PER PERSON Available at LEISTERS MUSIC Sponsored By THE SCOTS COMMITTEE OF ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH paper had been published prior to the govern ment Under the emergency the government has full contro over censorship and suppres sion of was released by the FLQ in connection with the radical groups recent kid napping of British diplomat James Jasper Cross and Que bec Labor Minister Pierre La No Alert Locally For RCMP RCMP in Lethbridge has re ceived no official communique from Ottawa concerning the implementation of the War Measures and duties are Meanwhile the commanding officer of the RCMP Calgary subdivision has issued a report that RCMP there have been placed on and security around airport terminals has been While no other specific ad ditional security measures have taken as we are maintaining liaison with local police and other enforcement agencies to protect vital prop erty if and when he The move to tighten security at the Calgary air follows reports of threats against transportation outside Edmonton police have ar ranged protection for mayor vor following a kidnap hreat received Thursday 3e is also president of the Al wrta Federation of Mayors and Red Edmonton police said the threat was tele phoned to the police but be a be fore the last bank the robbers didnt invite the police to be He added that with the im xisition of the emergency mea sures it is conceivable city police may find it necessary to lick up some known subver sives in the regardless of whether it has this type of Another major he said is reorganization of the school year to make more effi cient and effective use of school H e outlined a twoyearold ATA policy recommending a modified quarter where the school year would be divided into threemonth quar ters with 60 student days and IVAN STONEHOCKEK 63 teacher days in each quar A Ml school year would be three In Lethbridge you have an excellent start with your sem ester divided school and you used a desirable way extensive public meetings to introduce NOT THE ANWER But I personally and the dont believe semesters are the right answer our school facilities still stand idle a considerable part of the A quarter Jtonebocker would allow same number of schools to ut through many more stu A quarter system or the Lethbridge semester system could be the pressure needed to make the department of ed Youth Pleads Not Guilty Kelly Douglas Grismer of Lethbridge pleaded not guilty a magistrates court recent ly to a charge of cultivation of He elected trial by magis rate and will Two other charges against possession of mari uana and possession of LSD will be held pending the outcome of the marijuana cul tivation Property bail will continue unless Grismer is found to be consorting with known drug users in which case he would e put into Robert of Lethbridge pleaded guilty in nagistrates court 0 a charge of possession of A charge of possession of marijuana for the purpose of rafficking was McConville is to appear 1 for Both Grismer and McCon rille were arrested ucation and the provinces teachers change the curricula they now We stiH have a program of yearlong and if you miss one year you cant take the next Stone hocker Yet any of tha topics in most courses could be taken out and studied by with out any concern about courses taken before or courses to be taken later students could select a sequence of course units that fit well with their overall He admitted this could not be done in courses like mathe matics which are more directly based on what has been studied but said the changes must be made in other Tlie Lethbridge semester sys he has only com pressed existing course out lines into one semester of lengthened classes instead of revising the whole concept of the time needed to study each Stonehocker said in cur rent times of student rebellion it is time the older gsneration stopped taking it for granted it was always If we could combine the ambition and en thusiasm of the young with the wisdom experience of our selves Wed have the bast pos sible he TEACHERS VITAL Competent teachers are in portant if these changes are to to successful teachers who can relate to their students even when they think differ ently than do the But its up to the teachers to provide proper guidelines for how the class is to operate every child wants to find out how far he can I wouldnt say totalitarian or dictatorial methods can be used1 we need freedom for good also called for a revision of Albertas ed ucation spending priorities which would put the emphasis on education and correspondingly less emphasis on high school He also recommended use of more clerical aides in nore school aides for work like iinch hour supervision and more teacher aides to assist in classroom Many of these could be vol unteer workers instead of paid employees but if you over the volunteers the whole thing will fall it is necessarv to educate school boards if needed changes are to be ac Concerning a change in alti toward the kind of ma erial taught in the Stonehocker said the top 15 per cent of students in most particularly in the small er are dravyn away for ever large cities and com panies offering large So we to teach all of our students what they need to know for their not just our top students then the people our own communities will have the educational back ground they need to do the jobs they move into when they grad He said more than 50 per cent of the teachers in Alberta now have degrees and the AT is now stressing higher qualifications and is not happy with the number of teachers operating with Letters of Au thority from the department of education in lieu of sufficient More Space For Parking Parking and weed control problems at the RCMP building south of city hall will soon be a thing of the City crews are the area between the barracks and the tennis courts adjoining the Civic Sports The additional parking space will be used by the Conference For Men At Banff The 16th annual Banff Con ference for sponsored by the United Church of Canada and open to men of any de will be held Friday hrough Sunday at the Banff School of Fine The fourday which annually attracts about 500 men to its will touch on penal church concern for draft resisters ind ministry of the laity and church Registration forms locally are available at Southminster ASHPHALT PAVING TOLLESTRUP SAND and GRAVEL Construction PHONE 3282702 3273610 GRAND OPENING STEVES QUALITY MEATS CONFECTIONERY COALDALE October We do cutting and Wrapping of your meats and Custom curing also fresh meat and homemade PHONE 3453929 ANNOUNCEMENT Douglas Cooper Formerly of Vancouver will be associated with Wood IN THE PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY Effective October 1970 Appointments may bo made now by calling 3278333 Lakeview Medical Dental Brighten Up Your Living Room During The Cold Dark Days of Winter With A Beautful TROPICAL PLANT From The Garden of Optimism OPEN 8 TO 5 THRU SUNRISE RANCH ALBERTA PHONE 3453517 Common sense people wear HARDLITE LENSES The Common Sense tens In some localities hard resin protective lenses are Law Whyl Theyre Theyre only half the weight of ordinary Theyre backed by a warranty against eye Theyre available In YOUR So who needs s law Specializing in the fitting of Eye Doctors prescriptions Prescription Sunglasses Childrens Frames Magnifiers Repairs Reasonable Prices OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION ST S IETHBBIOGE Phone 3273609 ART WILLIAMS and HOWARD YANQS1K WISH TO ANNOUNCE THE PURCHASE OF BUTTE TRAVEL CENTRE BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE ;