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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta DISNEYLAND HOLIDAY DEC. 26 TO JAN. 2 From person sharing Return Airfare from Calgary Special Farei for Children 2-12 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WEST END PHONE 328-3201 or 328-t184 New program for language help By RON CALDWELL Staff Writer As many as 250 students an hour may receive the help they need to correct speech and lan- guage difficulties under a new program devised for the Leth- bridge public school system. Bill Lingard and Ann Johan- sen, teachers who now are of- fering the special courses, told the board Tuesday night that, under the present method of op- eration, only five students an hour are treated for their prob- lems. A main feature of the new proposal is that less time will be spent by the professionals on diagnosis and more time on treatment and training. "We plan to train one person in.each school who can treat minor difficulties." said Mr. Lingard. "This would leave us free to spend more time on treating severe language problems and to assist teachers when they need help in certain cases." Teachers would continue to play an important role in the program by diagnosing children in their classes who may need assistance. Mr. Lingard explained that it is not only children who have difficulty speaking and hearing who need help, but also those children who have problems using words in their proper context. Mrs. Johansen said the target date for launching the new pro- gram is Jan. 1 at the Dorothy Gooder school. Tire program would be in op- eration in other general learn- ing disability classes and in the elementary schools wthin 2Vz years and in junior and senior high schools at a later date. "We also hope to work out a program whereby we can at- tack this problem at the pre- school said Mr. Lingard. He said an advantage to the new program is that it will nol Appeal total: United Appeal contributions to date total The Ap- peal's 1971 commitment is ROOFING C A SHEET METAL LTD. 1709 2 S. Ph. 328-5973 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4093 xs necessary to hire specialists o make the tremendous expan- ;ion of services possible. "We have people in our >chools now who we will be able to train to carry out spe- cific language programs." he said. Another feature of the pro- gram is that consultation time imong teachers, parents and he medical profession will be quadrupled. Scenic Drive cause for concern The Lethbridge public school board has expressed concern for the safety of elementary and junior high school students who must cross Scenic Drive at least twice a day to attenc classes at the Agnes Davidson and Paterson schools. The board received three let lers from concerned parents in tire area, pointing out the exist ing traffic hazards. It was noted that there only a painted crosswalk 01 the street, and the posted speed limit is 40 mph. The parents urged that somi action be taken before a trag edy occurs on the heavily travelled roadway. The board decided to ap- proach city council and reques that some action be taken tc improve safety conditions in the crossing area. The board declined to make specific suggestions on wha should be done, on the recom mendation of Reg Turner. "It is obviously a very dan gerous said Mr Turner. "But it is up to city council to decide what actio should be taken." Johnson is neiv board chairman Carl Johnson, a retired schoo teacher, has been elected t serve as chairman of the Leth bridge public school board fo the next three years, sucoeec ing Bill Brown. Before giving up the chair Mr. Brown presented the new chairman with a gavel "in hope that its use will always be ceremonial." Dr. Doug McPherson wa elected vice-chairman whU Dorothy Beckel was elected ti the Alberta School Trustee' Association, Zone 6, board directors. Get set for Winter! With a Pair of These 6" Low Cut Snow Boots In suedes and nylons with warm shearling cuff. Other styles also in black or brown suede. Priced from Becoming more and more ular with Southern Alberta ladies. JOYCE SHOES "UPRISE" Available in Black glove leather. "tA SERA" In Bark Antique and Black Calf. Sizes up to 10, 10V, and 11. See too the many other Joyce Styles Priced from bW.UU A popular new shoe by See our Fall WINDOW DISPLAY Opon Thurs. and Fri. until 9 p.m. "RAMBLER" As illustrated. Available In Black Crinkle patent and Fan Glovo. sco our lovely now fall selection of LADIES HANDBAGS to match all our beautiful new Fall Shoos. CAMM'S 403 5th St. S. SHOES I The LetKbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, October 27, 1971 PAGES 17 TO 32 ERICKSEN'S PASTRY 3rd Ave., M.M. Drive S. 32I-IU1 "Tht Pioneer and Leading Retail Shop In Lethbridge" FINEST QUALITY PASTRY AND BAKERY PRODUCTS GO ROAMING, BUT SLOWLY Here is Vancouverite Fred Fofonove scraping the ice and snow off his windshield. The billboard above his head urges Fred to explore wonderful Alberta. Fred is not too sure Alberta is the best place to go roaming. Perhaps after he deans his windshield sufficiently to see where he is going he may decide to roam back to the west coast, where the weatherman is kinder to travellers. The weather outside is frightful Carpenter's council told Wage and price freeze is coming By HUDY IIAUOENEDEK Staff Writer The Canadian government is just around the corner from in- roducing a wage and price 'reeze in th'is country said Ar- nold J. Smith, president of the 3.C. Provincial Council of Car- penters Tuesday. The federal government is being forced to adopt the mea- sures to meet the demands of Canadian business and industry which, he said, arc editorially Well, Mayor Andy Anderson was out of the city Wednesday on city business. Deputy-Mayor Cam Barnes was out of the city Wednes- day on private business. Acting Mayor C. W. Chi- chester was out of the city Wednesday on city business. City Manager Tom Nutting was out of the city Wednes- day on city business. Who's running the city? Wayne Quinn, assistant city manager for internal audit, said Wednesday morning, "I wouldn't comment on that." Southern Alberta got its first major snowfall of the season Tuesday. Two inches of snow fell in Lethbridge and contributed to a rash of minor accidents, 17 being reported by city police. Temperatures fell rapidly in the area overnight with a low of 15 above in Lethbridge and 11 above at Pincher Creek. The mercury is expected to plunge to around 10 above to- night but sunny skies and a temperature of 35 above is forecast Thursday. Hoad conditions throughout southern Alberta were hazard- ous this morning with motor- ists reporting several trailers overturned and many cars in the ditch on highways between Calgary and Lethbridge. District roads were also re- ported extremely slippery. Heaviest snowfall was report- ed in the Banff area where 12 inches fell when the cold front moved into the province from the north. Slipping drivers drive without caution The first snow storm' of the season and resulting icy roads accounted for 16 minor traffic accidents in Lethbridge Tues- day. City police reported 13 of the accidents resulted in damage less than the remaining three were less than and there were no injuries. City works engineer Barry Temple said two sanding trucks have been out since 2 p.m. Tuesday. The first area to be sanded was the 9th Street bridge. Ted Lawrence, city engineer explained street sanding is ac- BEST-0-MILK Milk Powder Sensation Alk about cur hot chocolate powder and powdered cream substitute. OFFICE 328-7114 RES. 328-7505 complished by following a sys- tem of priorities. "Hills, bridges and under- passes get the top priority, fol- lowed by intersections, traffic signals and bus routes. Resi- dential streets are the last to be sanded." he said. He said all of the 160 miles of Lethbridge streets should be sanded by noon. "When all the streets have been sanded our crews go back to some of the more hazard- ous spots and give them an- other he said. The city currently has four trucks equipped with rotary sand spreading devices. All of the city trucks are loading sand from the CPR round house. Mr. Lawrence also said the city police are empowered to call out city road crews during the night and on the weekends when the sanding crews are off duty. "We always have a watch- SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. THURSDAY, OCT. 28th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Old round dining table; Old buffel; R.C.A. TV; New dinette table; Nice dark wood bedroom suite with triple dresser, chest of drawers, headboard and new box spring and mattress; Phiico 12 cu. ft. deepfreeze; Good 4-drawcr metal filing cabinet; Table saw; Office desk; New box spring and mattress; 2-chests of drawers; T.'s; Dining table and 4 chairs; Gas and electric ranges; Blue Chester- field and chair; Dresser; Crib mattress; Gas heaters; 4-good chairs; New aluminum door; Arboritc; 8-sheets wallboard; Radio-record player; 3-fridgcs; Complete beds; Floor jack; Oil heater; Bikes. Nice coffee table and 2 step tables; Singer vacuum; Colon- ial rocking chair; Good Mangle; Power mower; New Honda n IIP. gas engine; Large transfromer; Old pump organ (good Shelves and bins; 24-cascs pea soup; Record cabinet; TV tables; Gun rack; Luggage; Dishes; Pots and pans; Headboard; Bird cage and stand; Lino roller; Lamps; 3-oId wash basins; .22 rifle. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 3SM705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHoRIOGE AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 41 Lie. 458 man near an emergency phone, when he is notified of an exist- ing road problem by the police he calls out a said Mr. Lawrence. City police said the streets would be fully-patrolled des- pite the icy conditions. The Lethbridge detachment of the RCMP reported only one district traffic accident over- night. Damage amounted to less than and there were no injuries. The RCMP highway patrol said the roads are generally bad throughout Southern Al- berta and urged drivers to ex- ercise the utmost care. Students are represented Student representation on the General Faculties Council a ttie University of Lethbridg will be increased from five to eight. This means students will dorr prise one third of the council Student members of the GF( must be enrolled in at least on credit course, have a minimum grade-point average of 2.0 of possible four or, in the case of colloquium studies student, favorable recommendatior from the coordinator of cbllo quium studies is required. A least one year of related exper. ence is also required. by tire news media. Mr. Smith said the recently- ntroduccd price and wage reeze in the United States has esulted in high profits lor American businessmen. A wage freeze in Canada would take the right of collec- ive bargaining away from the rorker. He said United States work- ps now cannot bargain for vage increases, although imerican industry is reaping ligh profits. U.S. businessmen are elimi- lating the usual accessories ac- ompanying their products ippliances to cars and then harging customers extra for hem. He said U.S. business may mve had advance warning of he freeze and boosted their prices while labor, without the same advance knowledge, did not negotiate higher wages for ts workers. Business dollars help political candidates in the U.S. win elec- ions so politicians, in turn, may provide business with con- 'idential information. "Traditionally, anything that succeeds in the United States comes to he warned The Canadian Labor Con- gress, "which represents over a million people in Canada strongly opposes the freeze.' Speaking to 37 provincial rep- resentatives of 12 locals attend ng the 20th convention of the Alberta Provincial Council of Carpenters meeting in Leth- mdge Mr. Smith said the 10 XT cent import surcharge im- posed by the U.S. severely threatens the Canadian eco- Domy. He called the import tax 'Canada's most urgent crisis." The federal government has already stated the surtax may cost Canada jobs this winter. Canada has surpassed its highest unemployment rale in more than a decade, with about half million workers out of jobs, he said. This country is affected in other ways too, Mr. Smith said, adding, between three and four billion dollars worth of Cana- dian exports are subject to the surcharge. It also has an indirect effect on the Canadian economy be- cause other countries that are important customers, them- selves hurt by the surcharge, may be compelled to curtail their Canadian buying. He said already Japanese buyers have cut back their quotas and reduced Canadian or- ders. This type of action will cause serious unemployment in B.C. and elsewhere. Mr. Smith said even apart from the surcharge, exports could suffer from the currency change. The Canadian dollar is strong on the international money market and could easily raise compared with the value of the U.S. dollar. They would be equivalent to a tax on Canadian exports and a stimulus to imports, he said. Lutenist at Yates tonight Lutenist Ray Nurse and mez- zo soprano Corlynn Hanney, both from Vancouver, will ap- pear in concert at the Yates Memorial Centre tonight at The performance is the sec- ond in the University of Letb- bridge concert series. Tickets will be available at the door. Pastor to speak Pastor Don King will be 111 featured speaker at the Refor mation Festival Service Sun day at 3 p.m. at the Lutheran I Church of the Good Shepherd in Lethbridge. A graduate of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Colum- bus, Ohio, Pastor King is cur- rently on staff at Luther Col- lege in Regina. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dtntal Mechanic BLACK DENTAL lABjj Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 FOR YOUR HALLOWEEN PARTY CANDLES FLOWERS NOVELTIES MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP MARQUIS HOTEL BUILDING Phone 327-1515 TAPE EXCHANGE! 8-Trnck Only! NOW ONLY 99 C WITH EXCHANGE OF YOUR OLD TAPE AVAILABLE ONLY AT... Cor. 3rd Ave. and 13lh Si. North PHONE 327-1056 We carry between 8000 9000 pair of jeans for the whole family by Levis, Lees, and American Wrang- ler. This Week Featuring AMERICAN WRANGLER JEANS ALL PERMANENT PRESS Thtse jeans dtiigntd specially to go tasily ever boots, and have that proportioned to fit to givt maximum riding and roping comfort and pleasure Available in colors of Brown, Green, Light Blue and Navy Blue. Sizes 27 to 42 waist in all Itg lengthi. PRICED AT 9.95 Remember If it's western or rugged, you'll find it first at Herb's, Open Thursdays and Fridays Until p.m. WESTERN WEAR WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE FOR MERCHANDISE 308 Slh STREET S. PHONE 328-4726 USE CHARGIX CARD ;