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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SENIOR CITIZEN'S TOUR HAWAII CALLS Departing Jon. 6................... Per Person Guided Toura For You To Enjoy In Tho Sunshine. For Further Information Call BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE 1271 3rd AVI. 5. Phono 32B-320] or 328-6858 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Lethbttdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, September 20, 1970 PAGES 13 TO 26. A. E. CROSS rciL Your Franchliod Dealer for Nikon, Zoiis Ikon, Mamiya, Bell and Howell, Braun and Kodak Darkroom Equipmenl and Supplies Closing Bylaw Target The manager of a Lethbridge beauty salon says he intends to challenge the Lethbridge bylaw that keeps hair dressing es- tablishments closed Mondays. Robert Mullaly, who came to the city five weeks ago after operating salons in Hed Deer and Calgary, says his shop in the College Mall was open the first Monday he was here sim- ply because he wasn't aware of the bylaw. A second Monday opening re suited in closure of the shop by police and an explanation of the bylaw. So far no charges have been laid, but the police departmenl says the matter is under inves tigation and charges may be laid. Mr. Mullaly says there is definite customer demand for service on Mondays and he sees no reason why it could not be provided, as it is in other cities where he has operated- He plans to contact other beauty salon operators in the city and organize a petition to city council. Impaired Driving Costs A 30-year-old Calgary man, David Yesmaniski, was fined when he pleaded guilty in magistrate's court to impaired driving. Yesmaniski was convicted of impaired driving in October, 19C9, and ]ust got his driver's licence back. Magistrate Lloyd Hudson made no order prohibiting the man from driving in Canada but said the. minister would suspend Mm from driving for one year. Yesmaniski was 'fined an additional for illegally con- veying liquor In a car. GAINSBOROUGH ART STUDIO 710 Sth Ave. S. RUSH HOUR It may nor be New York, but for Lethbridge ifs a traffic jam. The closure of the 9th St. bridge for renovations, plus roadway widening work on 13th St., has resulted in pile-ups near the 13th St. underpass, especially during rush hours. The city's engin- eering department says at least one lane each way will be kept open on T3th St. City residents are reminded, however, that the use of Mayor Magrarh Drive will take some of the pressure off 13th St. and facilitate traffic flow between the north and south side- It is expected the 9th St. bridge be closed for about two weeks. Schools Require Volunteer Help rMore Relevance' To Social Studies Financial Position Praised Alta. Education System Claimed Best In Canada EDMONTON (Stalf) The new Alberta social studies cur- riculum is designed as will be all new provincial curricula give the student some liv- school, whole new set of facts, ideas and values just a few years after they learn the first set. "It's social studies for the Age of Dr. Byrne said, "and we intend to keep EDMONTON (Staff) Edu cationiste at the annual Cana dian Education Associatio! conference here were told vol unteer classroom workers havecome a necessity if schools are to provide the kind of edu cation their students require. "It's time that teachers stop- ped trying to do everything in our schools and took up the iffer of many concerned, inter ?sted and talented people ii he community to sale Dr. John II. Wormsbecker, as- istant superintendent o: schools in Vancouver. "Today's increasing de- mands on the school and eachers with greater empha- is on evaluation, individual eacher-prepared lessons, more eacher student and teacher a r e n t conferences, require more assistance for the profes- sional he said. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechani BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. PHONE 327-2822 COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 THE ST. JOHN AMBULANCE BRIGADE MEN'S AND WOMEN'S COMBINED DIVISION A small number of NEW RECRUITS Moy be placed at this time to be Irarned in our Fall Program. PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE A FIRST AID CERTIFICATE. For Purifier Information Please Call 328-7777 Days or 327-5193 Evenings. However, the teachers must start accepting this assistance from people who have not re- ceived formal training in teaching. "Some of them will be paid teacher aides, technicians and clerks. "But there is also a real need for adults who can share their experiences, talent and time with both students and teach- ers. In fact, volunteers can and probably would become a for- mal part of the school team." He said Vancouver schools are using more than vol- unteer aides in the elementary grades, schools It is the and their individual principals and teachers who organize the volunteer program, not the school board. "Recruitment seems to be no Dr. Wormsbecker said. "We have used press, ra- dio and television with success, and we are convinced volun- teers in our schools are here to "They help to improve stu- dent learning; they provide an extra person in the learning situation and therefore in- crease student-adult contact. "And their role is important. Let's face the teacher all too often is too limited in ex- perience to provide students with optimum education.' ONCE A REMEDY Ground-up ladybugs once were considered a remedy for tooth- ing experience n scoo, well as to train him to live in I pace with today's world." society when he graduates. Dr. T. C. Byrne, Alberta deputy minister of education told about 800 delegates to th Canadian Education Associa tion annual conference her that new school studies woulc be made interesting and rele vant to today's students. He showed a complex multi projector audio-visual produc tion to delegates to explain th purpose of the new socia studies methods. The production suggestec that with today's increasing! rapid changes in way of lif and social attitudes, more flex ible teaching systems had to developed. The student from the city must learn to cope with mas sivc transportation and com munication problems; the stu dent from a rural area mus adjust to vast numbers of peo- ple and closed-in space. Students must adjust to a so cicty which preaches peace and justice, yet fights wars and allows the majority of its peo pie to live in poverty. Students must learn to copi with quickly-shifting moralities and social codes, and are forced by social and technologi cal pressures to mature much more rapidly than their par cnts. Students must learn how to retain their individual identi ties in a society which is forcet because of large population and the need for efficiency to also give them a number (and no Students must not only learn massive quantities of informa- Jon which didn't even exist 15 years ago, the production sug- gested, but they must also earn how to toss out what they aches, colic and measles. I now accept as correct for a BLAIR EXCAVATING Septic Tanks Delivered and Installed Water Line Trenching Basements Dug Phone 327-4058 100 Attend Dance At Centre The first social function for young people at the Lethbridge Friendship Centre was rated at far above expectations Friday evening when more than 100 teenagers turned out to dance to the music of the Treaty Sev- en Band of Cardston. Centre director Rose Yellow Feet said the centre was well received by the young people with many requests for more of the same type of entertain- ment. The next dance for the young people of the community will bo held in the centre Oct. 9 with the Treaty Seven Band supplying the music. Meeting Monday The regular meeting of the Toastmaster Club will be held on Monday in the Park Plaza Motor Hotel at 7 p.m. By JIM WILSON Herald Education Writer EDMONTON Educatioi Minister Robert Clark told Th Herald Friday there is som possibility the University Lelhbridge could receive extr money from the governmen but only if tliis is recommendec by the provincial universitie commission. "They haven't asked, to th best of my knowledge, and haven't spoken to the commis sion about it. But if the com mission recommends m o r money should be made avail able, the government woul consider it in light of our othe financial priorities." Mr. Clark also commented education costs In general fo Alberta, and said what is bein spent "is giving this province the best education system Canada at all levels." He. said the Alberta govern ment pays about 62 per cen of education costs for Grade through 12 from general pro vincial revenues, "which much higher than any othe province with local school jur isdictions." New Brunswick has no schoo boards, so the province pays all education costs directly. The closest province in sup- port, he said, is Ontario whic pays 51 per cent of local ed ucation costs. "Albertans also spend th most money of any province on their universities but the re- latively small amount of money collected by the three Alberta universities fund-raising cam paign seems to indicate lie1 think they're spending enoug on the Mr. Clark said. He added he recognized tha Lethbridge had contributec "much more" than it was ex pected to contribute, "and thi probably indicates that the I of L has done a much better iol of showing the people the valu of what it is doing than hav the other Alberta universities.' He said Alberta was in much better financial positio in its education programs tha the rest of Canada, "becaus a year ago brought our Grade 1 to 12 house into order and its budget under control. "People said all sorts things were wrong with our new Mr. Clar said, "but when you look bac now you see not too man school systems were hurt. "They now have to budge for three years in advance, anc this isn't going to hurt them at all." QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Denial Mechanic Capital Furniture Bldg. PHONE 328-76841 FINE PORTRAITURE TAKES TIME! Be sure that you allow enough time to have the most personal of all gifls ready, and make your appoint- ment as soon as possible al: u A. E. photography The "UNMATCHABLES" 710 3rd Ave. South LETHBRIDGE Phone 327-2673 5403 49th Ave. TABER Phone 223-2402 He said the education grant cutbacks in other provinces would be more substantial, be- cause they did not halt the cost increases in time. He added a committee will soon be appointed to evaluate the entire Grade 1 to 12 finance system (the foundation grants program) and said he expected them fo recommend some changes in both the structure and the current six per cent annual budget increase allow- ed. "But there will be no changes in the program's basic prin- Mr. Clark said. A proposed federal income tax change which would halt (he 50 per cent cost-sharing program all provincial govern- ments hove, was termed "a splendid by Mr.Clark. The plan would cut the fed- eral income tax percentage and allow provinces to increase (heir levy by an equivalent amo'mt. "It would give us far more flexibility in establishing our own Mr. Clark said. City Is Assured Loans Available Written assurance that awarding of the secondary sew- age treatment plant contract will not prejudice the city's chances of obtaining further loans for the project has been received from Central Mort- gage and Housing Corporation, Tom Nutting, city manager, said Friday. Awarding of the contract had been delayed by city council until verbal assurance on the matter was received. Alderman Joe Balla opposed going ahead with the project at Monday's meeting of council until written, rather than verb- al assurance was forthcoming. With the promise from CMHC In writing, the city will be able to apply for an addi- tional million loan from CMHC, even though the project is already started. Ordinarily sucn a procedure is against CMHC regulations. Although the city could fi- nance the recently added costs SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 323-2176 of the facilities through the Al- berta Municipal Financing Cor- poration, it would prefer to do so through CMHC because of the 25 per cent forgiveness cause attached to such loans. MOVING? CALL OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES HUNT CLINIC Wishes To Announce That Dr. James L. Laying, M.D. Has Joined Their Staff As A General Practitioner. PHONE 'N' EAT 6 Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your doer steaming hoi. No extra charge for orders over Just Call Acres) 327-0240 I I I I I I from or 327-2297 L V I Utf CPR Depot Open Weekdays 7 a.m. 2 a.m. Sundays 11 a.m. 9 p.m. MUSIC LESSONS- MUSICLAND-PHONE 327-1056 EVERYDAY MORE AND MORE PEOPLE FIND FLEMING'S THE PLACE TO BUY! "HIGH DISCOUNTS Alt 70 ;