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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, September 7, 1974 Editorial cartoons used to stimulate young readership kly JIM GRANT Herald Staff Writer Students need to be encouraged to stay in "ontact with the news if they are to become ood critical thinking citizens of tomorrow, a of Lethbridge teachers was told this week. Doug Whiting, president of Douglas Whiting Ltd., Montreal, then informed the eachers he had the teaching tool that would develop student interest in current affairs jnd encourage critical discussion about ational and international events. The program Mr. Whiting spoke of is "see think." It is based on a study of editorial .artoons and related news stories and uses 'aily newspapers as an educational learning wurce. Through the study of the cartoons, students want to obtain a better understanding of the message the cartoonist was attempting to convey, he said. Since cartoons usually take a satirical look at the news, they stimulate students to read the front page, the editorial page and other sections of the newspaper that reflect the national and international scene, he said. The program is being used in some Lethbridge senior, junior and elementary schools as well as in hundreds of schools across the nation. The 32 daily newspapers that sponsor the program provide more than two million copies of newspapers to the schools to help students learn. The Herald provides the new- spapers and program free to city schools in an effort to encourage students to read more than just the comics. Mr. Whiting said in an interview following the presentation the program was introduced to .schools in 1970 as a piFot project when sur- veys of teen-age students showed most were only reading the comic strips, classified ads, Ann Landers and the sports pages of their dai- ly newspaper. To develop an understanding of current events and to speak knowledgeably about them, students must be taught how to use the as a low-cost wealth of learning material. The newspaper, Mr. Whiting maintains, can be used as a learning tool in almost all school subjects. History students may want to study the historic background of a current event, geography students may want to study a country that is in the news, environmental students may research a news story in their field of study and English students may simp- ly be interested in the word usage, Mr Whiting suggested. The see and think program provides teachers with a bundle of material each week that includes a film strip of several cartoons that were printed the previous week in Cana- dian newspapers, related news articles, a teacher guide and a current event quiz. By constantly providing new material to the schools, the program stays fresh and able to maintain student interest because it reflects events that are happening in a wor that is real to students today. And authors of the program have found th students are more interested in actu happenings than theories and generalization Local teachers who have been using tl program during the past three years testifii following the presentation that it has been effective learning tool in several subje areas. One teacher was even using it in economii and mathematics courses. By using adve tisements from the newspaper, youngstei were able to determine whether their Chris mas shopping list was feasible and I calculate how much it costs their parents I feed them. Turkey producers face huge losses By RIC SWIHAR'l Herald Staff Writer Turkey producers in Canada face huge losses this year because of selling prices set below the cost of production by a committee of civil ser- vants in Ottawa, says the secretary of the Alberta Broiler Growers' Marketing Board. Don Potter of Edmonton told The Herald Thursday in a telephone interview turkey producers don't want civil ser- vants to set producer prices for turkey. They feel the market conditions should be the criteria, not the opinion of civil servants. Turkey producers require a price increase of three cents a pound if they are to cover their cost this year, said Mr. Potter. He said the federal govern- ment has agreed to restrict movement of United States turkeys into Canada to protect the producer from much- lower prices. U.S. producers are receiving much lower prices because of a greater over supply of turkeys in that country and if more than the five-year average for imports CLOSED UNTIL SEPT. iltn Phone for Appointment Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK BLACK DENTAL LAB PHONE 327-2822 Just Arrived A New Shipment of "FIRE KING" STACKING COFFEE MUGS SPECIAL 00 U for I Call China 327-5767 Downtown is allowed, the domestic price would drop even more. Mr. Potter said producers in Canada have been forced to accept a turkey price set by a committee of civil servants to obtain the protection from U.S. birds. Under present pricing schedules, one turkey producer in the Edmonton area with birds says he will realize only from sale of product. That money must be used to pay all ex- penses except feed and the young birds being raised and allow for a profit for the grower. If the civil servants allowed the price of turkey to increase one cent per pound, that grower would realize extra, according to Mr. Potter. If the price were allowed to be increased three cents a pound the grower would realize more than under present prices and could consider it a successful year. Mr. Potter said if prices aren't allowed to go up now at a time when the market can easily absorb the extra cost, many producers will be forced out of business. They will simply turn to grain produc- tion where they know they can make a profit. their zealous protection of the consumer, the civil ser- vants are hurting the con- sumer in the long said Mr. Potter. "There will be a shortage of turkey in the near future and higher prices will be the result." Mr. Potter said the action of the civil servant committee has "tied the hands" of provincial marketing boards which have the job of es- tablishing price controls within the turkey industry. Jerry L ZeaKa AACJ. A ccredited Appraiser Canadian Institute Real Estate Appraiser Consultant Market Vatua Valuation Day Estata SaWamant Insurance Mortgaga Feasibility Studin Rtntal Analysis ROUNCEAGENCES 822-3rd Avanua South Phooa 32J-9216 HEHHTZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324-9th St. S. Phone FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS An Thank You Cards Invitations Brioa Books Napkins (24 Hour Sartrica II Mstaatan) We provide complimentary personalised head labte place cards with each order' FREE CUSTOMER PARKING 12 Com Dinner Rolls French Fries or Potato Salad Sweat and Sour Sauce DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR FOR ONLY .75 JUST CALL 327-0240 or 327-2297 5 LOTUS INN Across front trw CPR Depot Blair Lancaster special guest at horse show CUPE rejects offer in school dispute KIMBERLEY (Staff) Non teaching staff in Kimberley schools Friday overwhelmingly rejected the school boards' latest offer, a union spokesman said. Geoff Watson, president of the Kimberley unit of Local 343 of the Canadian Union of SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS Installed Phoiw 328-2176 Public Employees, said 95 per cent of the maintenance and clerical staff voted to reject the offer. In Windermere. 99 per cent voted for rejection, he said, in a telephone interview from Kimberley. Don Hersey. secretary treasurer of the Kimberley School District, said schools were open Thursday, but were closed Friday for a scheduled teachers' in-service day. As to Monday, "We'll have lo take each day as it he said. The 1914-1918 War Veterans Committee are interested ;n getting z list of names of members of FIRST 20th BATTERY 39th BATTERY 113 HIGHLANDERS Anyone who has or knows where it can be obtained, phone: MARY HAALAND 327-8270 ETHEL STYNER 328-5976 FOR SALE 11 Residential Lots in HARDIEVILLE Further particulars at the County of Lethbridge office 214 13th Street S. Lethbridge Phone 327-0424 offers must be received at the County office by p m. Thursday. September 12th, 1974 The County reserves the right So accept or reject any offer. GLEN SNELGROVE Development Officer Great Falls youth gallops away with two firsts at horse show A Great Falls, Mont, high school senior was cheered by horse buffs as he galloped away with two firsts and one second-place win at the Rotary Horse Show Friday night. Sixteen-year-old Jack Newman Jr. delighted the crowd at the second night of the 10th annual Rotary com- petition as his Tennessee walker Watch Me Go Boy Shadow gave a classic, high- spirited performance. But they saved some of their applause for 78-year-old Art Harlow of Whitefish, Mont., who finished behind young Newman. In the American saddle bred three gaited class, the first ever held in Lethbridge, the smooth-riding high school stu- dent took top honors astride Star Sensation, owned by his mother. The second night of Alber- ta's only all-breed indoor show was officially opened by Miss Canada 1974. Blair Lancaster. Miss Lancaster will be in the city through the weekend making appearances on behalf of the Big Brothers organization. Sunday night she will be a guest at a banquet at the Elks Hall at 7 p.m. Today, competitors are preparing for the stake events scheduled for p.m. tonight. Competitors will ride after purse money donated by Lethbridge businesses. Favored to win the purse for top jumpier is Sweet William, owned by Judy Bystrom of Poison, Mont., having won a first and second- place ribbons in two go- arounds. And a favorite to please tonight's crowd is the fancy turnout for children 13 years and younger. A boy and a girl wearing formal dress will ride in a viceroy, side bar buggy or four-wheeled vehicle, drawn by ponies in fancy harness. Winners Friday evening were: Open juniper second go-around first. King Dandy Patches, owned by Brown. Fort Macleod: second. Sweet William. Judy Bystrom, Poison. Mont. Five gaited saddle horse Slonewall's Rexingo. White Saddlery. Sandy. Utah: Firefly's Fairy. Mrs Jack Newman. Great Falls. Mont. Three gaited saddle horse Star Sensation. Mrs. Jack Newman. Kalarmfs September Song. Big Sky Stables. Poison. Mont Bareback tandem Reb B. Jean and Percy Byam. LeUibridge: Tiara. .Jean and Percy Byam Tennessee walker open Watch Me Go Boy Shadow. Mrs. Jack Newman. Ebony's Royai Heir. Art Harlow. Whitefish. Mont. Shetland pony tandem Terry Jean's Charming Lady. Bar G Ranch. Reeina: Pony Vista's Cracker Jack. Lee Anderson. Havre. Mont Fine harness open Boubon's Carbon Copy. Royalta Stables, Mill Bay. B.C Just Luck. Royalta Stables Parade horse open Revelation's Impression. D Jay Stables Didsbury. Anacacho Clipper G E McDonald. Didsbury Winners Friday morning were Registered Quartet Horse western pleasure Christy Trouble, owned Biil Stronski. Claresholm, Ria Richelle. G W Golden Ranches Edmonton Canadian junior five gaited Better Burbon Polly Sea. Big Sky Stables. Firefly's Commander in Chief. Mrs Jack fVewman Registered Appaloosa western equitation Izador's Candy. Maxine McKenna. Lethbridge: no name. Brian Ball. Lethbridge Registered Quarter Horse western riding Streak. Winston Hansma Granum: Great Yellowstone Peter McTavish. Fort Macleod Open bareback dollar bill marathon Patches. Audrey Westrop. Pmcher Creek. Sioux Black Pepper Maxine McKenna Registered Appaloosa trail Sioux's Black Pepper. Maxine McKenna Windy Sis Roy 0 Sullivan Fort Macleod Open pole bending Iron Cap. Bill Stronski. Claresholm. Sioux's Black Pepper. Maxme McKenna. Winners Friday afternoon were Two-year-old Tennessee walkers Canadian Shadow. Dr. and Mrs. C D Lundgren. Lethbndge: Story's Big Star. Dr and Mrs C D Lundgren Pairs under English saddle Eight- Bail and Favor. Dee Olsen. Cardston Midnight and King. Dee Olsen Single harness pony Bar G Sugar "n Spice. Bar G Ranch. Pony Vista's Dutch Colonel. Lee Anderson. Havre Mont. Open hack 18 vedrs and