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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta IS THE LETHBRICCE HERALD Thunday, September 30, 1971 MFC approves AMA building OLD MEET NEW The annual orientation reception for new teachers in Lelhbridge schools was held Wednes- day evening in Svcn Ericksen's Family Restaurant. A toto) of 65 new teachers joined school staffs fhis year. Left to right ore: R, A. Kimmitt, superintendent of ihe separate school district, leachers Beatrice Kooy, Betty Pisko, Robert Pisko, and Dr. O. P. Larson, superintendent of the public school district. New music teaching system winning friends in Lethbridge By ItlCIlAIM) HUIIKIC Staff Writer A reu.ui.sl by Rollins Mitchell Watson for permission Lo con- struct an office building for the Alberta Motor Association at COS 5tli Ave. S. was approved by the Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday. The MFC stipulated approval of the application was subject to the submission of all detail- ed plans for the building to the planning director and develop- ment officer for approval. Construction is scheduled to begin the first part of next year. Tenders will be called be- fore the end of this year for the development. The AMA is purchasing the Oliver property for from the city. The building it- self will cost The 125 by 144 foot building is expected to be completed next fall. The MFC also approved in principle a request to develop a mobile home park north of 10th Ave. and west of 13th St. N. Approval of Uie Underwood McLellan and Associates appli- cation was given with the con- I diljon that Ihe development conform lo the overall subdivi- j sion plan proposed for the area. A spokesman for Underwood McLellan described the propos- al as a single access, self- contained development. Tentative plans call for 30 lo 40 acres lo be developed wilh a density of seven or eight units per acre. The spokesman stressed the the traffic engineer lo deter- mine Ihe r a m i ficalions of changing the parking stalls from M degree lo fid degree angles. Some concern was ex- pressed over the resulting number of stalls, which would number 10 to 15 less than the original layout called for. Alderman Sieve Kotch ques- tioned a letter from Art Bally, president of Holiday Village Ltd., lo Ihe tenants of Holiday Village in which it was suggest- ed His lenanls park on the west side of St. S. Mr. lially said the tenants have as much right to park there as residents on the street have to park on the east side of 2.ird S'l, lie said he has not and ivould never agree to re- linquishing the right of Uie ten- anls to park on the street. those of existing trailer parks in the city. The MFC tabled a request by Jake and Melvin Andres for permission to build a truck depot at North Mayor Ma- grath Drive with a referral lo the parks and rccrealion super- intendent for his comments on the possibility of planting trees for screening on the city prop- erty to the west of (lie proposed site. An application by Holiday Village Ltd. requesting per- mission to revisi. the parking layout for Holiday Village was also tabled by the MFC. The matter was referred to Snow and avalanche talk Friday evenng at U of L By HERB .IOHXSON Staff Writer "Hey, Johnny pbycd wrong It doesn't sound much like remark that might be made at a piano lesson traditionally group piano class for the slu- I dents; the adjudicator in recent years has chosen one top stu- dent and tied Ihe rest of the class for second place, which makes everyone Mrs. Sinclair also has a piano "demonstration" at the end of competition, watching to make Bureau for the advancement of Snow Avalanches in the Rockies: Their Prediction and Control is the subject of a talk to be given by Dr. John Mon- I tagnc Friday night at the Uni- versity of Lethbridge. i The talk is scheduled for p.m. in Room C-074, the lecture theatre on Level six the main a matter between just teacher, the year. It is different from a and pupil and it's not It is, however, a rather fre- quent occurence at the group piano lessons held in two city schools by Marilyn Sinclair. Mrs. Sinclair, a qualified teacher and president of the Lethbridge Registered Music Teachers Association, says the recital in that in addition to student performances there is afso an explanation to the par- ents of how the classes are conducted. The basic approach is a com- bination of private instruction and traditional c 1 a s s r oom methods of' the type the student sure "Johnny doesn't play a Music in Toronto. The bureau, wrong note." Some of it is started in 1922, has now given entrance level of the building, organized; Mrs. Sinclair some-i instruction to 500.000 students.' The talk will be illustrated j times pits boys against girls.! The classes have Ihe approv-i and is free to the general pub-! Dr. Mostly it is just the normal al of the provincial department'. lie. kind of competition that occurs} of education and the local: City bus transportation tire city al 10 p.m. Dr. Montague, an expert on snow conditions and aval- anches, is the director of Bridger Bowl Ski Area at Doze- man, Montana, He is also a professor of geology at Mon- tana State University and is in- ternationally known for his work in the field of snow geol- group approach has some dofi- encounters in school every day. nite advantages for both First lime through a new 1 piece of music each student and teacher. For one thing, it "overcomes the problem of some' thing that can hamper a stu- dent when it comes to examina- tion or recital time. While young pianists who have played almost exclusively each follows along on a plastic repli- ca of a keyboard. Students ro- tate at the real keyboard, one playing while another watches and learns. Others in the class are busy working on theory in their staff at home or for the teacher books, until it is their rum to sometimes tend to "freeze" on play. stage, Mrs. Sinclair said her Mrs. Sinclair said an advant- sruder.ls play for a group of age gained through this prac- "very tough critics" each ticc is that student's theory other all year. I level keeps pace with, or ex- When music festival time ceeds, their playing ability. rolls around, the youngsters She feels the theory learned in any classroom. It's good for motivation and does help them teach each other, she said. Cost is also a factor. Parenls spend only about one quarter the cost of private study. Mrs. Sinclair, in turn, makes more money (nan through her priv- ate teaching, although she ad- inils it is harder work. There has been a "cool reac- she said, to the course from other piano teachers hi the city, although they are "slowly beginning to see the value of llu's type of teaching." Classes are limited to eight pupils in the first year; six is tops in the second year. While Uie course ordinarily covers j the first two years, Mrs. Sin- clair has some students in their third and fourth years. Only four are taken at a time in these classes. The courses are under the supervision of Uie Canadian school board. available for anyone wishing to Mrs. Sinclair, who began attend the lecture. A regularly- teaching the classes in 196B l scheduled bus will leave at Monlagne is the first visitir-.g lecturer of the academ- ic year for the department of geography at the U of L. He ii. scheduled lo deliver two speeches lo students Friday, in- cluding Snow as a Geologic and one year after they started in p.m. from the northwest corner Letiibridge has after-school of 4th Ave, and fitli St. S. for Gcomorohic Agent and Snow classes at George McKillop and i Ihe campus. Another bus will j A c c u m u 1 a lion Patterns on Galbraitli Schools. leave the campus lo return to I Mountain Ranges. Cliff Black offers reward following LSD experience Cliff Black, a resident of the, He said the family had used Brentwood House Apartments j Ihe conlaminated milk for in Lethbridge said at a press' three days Irefore they realized llisre was a problem. conference Wednesday that la- boralory results showed a "person or persons unknow" had added LSD to his milk. He has offered a reward for any information concerning Uie occurence.. The incident was reported to j have taken place in earlv Au- j -f-f-tftfivit gust and resulted in the death I Of 7 o Khvanis stall ins gu: of an 18 year old pet ca1 and hallucinations among fam- ily members. He said one local hospital had refused himself and his wife help, and he was disap- pointed with the assistance he had received Irom-the other. Mr. Black said he was also very disappointed wilh many of the doctors he had consulted. He said one doctor finally ex- Installation of officers for the coming year for the Kiwanis Club of Letiibridge took place this week. Installed a president was Wil- liam Anderson: immediate past president is Stead Hooper. Pres- ident elect is J. J. Banfield. Leonard Halmrast is v i c e- president. secretary T. H. Mc- Kim and treasurer H. A. Shoo- amined them but had to call a poison clinic in Calgary lo find out how to treat for LSD reac- tions. He said after he and his wife were released from hospital they were not lold what afler- effects they could expect. They left for a rest and recu- i Knvams m Winnipeg pcration trip to British Colum- Ai'Eusl. presided al the in- berl. Kiwanis directors are Dr. Da- vid Clark, Carse Goa, John Loe- wen, Casey Vandenbrink, Steve Dubelz anil Tom Cuthbert. Mr. McKim, who was elected lieutenant governor for Divi- sion u (southern Alberta) nt the bia, but were forced lo slop al Calgary, where he and his W'ife suffered a recurrent "trip." They were given aid and "lalk- ed down" by persons from Ihe Calgary Crisis Cenlre, he said. He also claimed he and his wife had suffered from more "bad trips" while in B.C. stallation ceremony. SMILEY'S PLUMBING G1ASS tINED WATER HEATERS S110 and up Installed Phone 328-2176 walk in completely relaxed and enjoy themselves thoroughly, she said. (The Kiwanis festival has a through this method is often more than the pupils would learn in private lessons. Another advantage is the Multiple Sclerosis needs appeal help By MARGARET LUCKIIUEST Staff Writer Multiple sclerosis, or MS as It is referred to, is a debilitat- ing disease of the central ner- vous system wherein nerves be- come less and less capable of carrying messages from the brain to other parts of Uie body. At the onset of MS, sufferers notice that their limbs become numb and weak. Occasionally they have double vision and sometimes lose their balance. The progress of the disease is not continuous but proceeds by- Bureau for the Advancement of way of sudden attacks and per- iods of ren.ission. The progress may be fast or slow, but in Ihe Ion. run it is serious, and in DTK! cases total disability will result. The disease so far has defied medical science. No causative agent has yet been found, nor any cure. Thus far Ihe mcdicai profession can only assist the patient to live with the disease and to minimize the damage which results from it. The Canadian Multiple Scler- osis Society, which is managed and led by capable neurologists and distinguished laymen, is dedicated lo an unceasing pro- gram of research. The society Is supported by voluntary donations and grants from agencies such as the Uni- ted Appeal. Through stepped-up research scientisls hope to come up with a break throixh which will conquer or control MS so that its victims can lead more nor- mal lives. The Leliibridge branch o! the Multiple S'clerosis Society is a Appeal agency. Each year the grant it receives goes in part towards an information and education program lo ac- quaint people with MS. Your j donation to the Appeal helps in j this public relations effort. Total United Appeal cnnlri- i billions to date are NEW MANAGER Ted Chalmers of Rod Deer is the IIPW manager of the britlge division of Calgary I'OWIT, succeeding .lim Aycr wlio is taking ovtT as man- ager of the larger Camrose division for Calgary Power. Air. C'lialmrrs, ivhra assurors his new duties Friilny, in Itcd Deer nine lit is has a married son ami a daughter in 11. iUr. Aver had been manager in I.elhbriclRe for slighlly muro thnn Uvo years. ORSKY'S MOBILE HOMES LTD. 542 13th ST. NORTH PHONE 328-1151 Bringing you the very best in mobile home living at the lowest possible prices! 14'x68' 3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOME is now on display at 542 13th St. N. This beautiful Safeway mobile home features 3 bedrooms, utility room, kitchen, bathroom, with bath and shower. Comes fully furnished including drapes and can be yours NOW FOR ONLY Sappers IS THE TIME FOR FALL PLANTINGI We hQve o good selection of trcoi, ihrubi, and Perannuoli LACOMBE NURSERIES LTD. One mile west of Coaldale en Highway No. 3 We oro also taking orders for spring planting Wa will prune your trees and shrubt LACOMBE NURSERIES Ltd. Ono west of Coaldalo on Highway No. 3 Closod Sundays executive j chosen R. A. (Bob) Mutton was elected president of Ilic Lclh- bridge Sappers Association at the annual meeting in the Min- ers' Cluh. He succeeds A. W. (Joe) Sehantlor. L. M. Grant was re-elected secretary treasurer. Kxecutive members include Eric Christie, Albert King, Abe Wall, John Credico, Ken James, lilair llouRhlon, H. A. and Murray Urown. The new executive will hold its first meeting Ocl. G nt p.m. in the Miners' Club. ERNIE KOVACS GENERAL MANAGER SIDORSKVS SECRET BONUS 15 STILL IN EFFECT. WHEN YOU PURCHASE A MOBILE HOME FROM SIDORSKY'S YOU HAVE YOUR CHOICE OF COLOR TV WASHER AND DRYER TRIP TO LAS VEGAS KARL WILDE SALES EXECUTIVE We are also the Distributor for: Brentwood, Emperor, Red Carpel, Jupiter, Aquarius, and Nassau Mobile Homes. MOBILE HOMES LTD. 542 13th St. N., Lethbridge Phone 328-1151 If SirJorsky's Can't Sell For Less Then Who Can? RALPH THOMPSON SALES EXECUTIVE ;