Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., April !4, 1976 Man Raises Crossbreeds Mike Miller f al Waukcgau, 111., puts finishing touches on the Red Barren, a dill- Did Von Richtofer Start This Way? rlreifs ride al (lie Marrind's o[ Chicago. Tile liark . will Great American amusement, ojicn on May 25. Miller \venrs p a r k in Gurnra, III., n o r t h the old-style Hying hclnicl to protect his liair u-liilc ivork- iiiK. (Al'. Wrephoto) Nursery School Provides Care For Retarded School Children an .show parents how they can] the future a parent progra Â·TORONTO (AP) -- A nursery] school which opened last Sep-i tember represents a major | breakthrough in situating suchi a facility for retarded children within the public school system.f Briar-crest, according to a spokesman for the Metro Toronto Association for the Mentally Retarded (MTAMR) provides an opportunity for retarded y ourigste rs to alien d school in their, community and be part of the school environment of other neighborhood; children. ' : . , -.] Lina Sisto, whose 4-year-nId| son Michael attends Briarcrcst, said she's, seen an improvement . in her son since he started at the school five niaiths ago. , "He can pick up a small glass and drink and uc's not nearly so sloppy," stis .said. "He'll pick" up his toys and put them away, or arrange them and then be able, to put them al! back in the box. The children Vealiy improve at Briar- The program looks after children from 2 to 4 years old and, says Shirley Des Islet, chairman- for the" preschool education committee oE NT AMR. its effectiveness has already been proven. The school has four rooms where 16 students learn gross motor skills such as climbing. riding trikes and kicking a ball. They also master fine motor skills when they team to use their hands in order to plaj with table toys and Hie socia! skill of feeding themselves. ADULT HELP There are two teachers, two assistants and between 10 12 volunteers working with the children. Freda Hannah, director the preschool education- pro gram, is a registered nurse She is an ex-volunteer who ha taught mentalli" retarded chil dren. "We combine our progran with home visits in the after noon," she said. When chitdre go to the school, part of thci assessment includes wprkinj .through a checklist of skills ai average 2-ypar-oid learns am masters from birth, "This includes things lik d ressi ng ih c ms elves r or per haos drinking from a cup," sh said. ''When we find youngster who have missed one of Hies steps, then we have methods f help them learn whatever it i thev've skipped. 1 ' She said that the in.-Hhotls usually a matter or following simple sequence of steps, CEI also be taught by parents. "Some of the visits made I children's hotn^s in the afte noon are a follow-up when v. The cleanest used car deal in town! immummmmmmtnmm OIL CHANGES AND LUBES. (for as long as you own the car) Also,Insure Against Mechanical Defects Buy now and save for years. Good on any used car you purchase retail at Whit Chevrolet during April. Service given every 2,000 miles, including oil. Also, check Whit's mechanically certified cars that qualify for insurance against mechanical defects for 12 months or 12,000 miles. People Want Wo/ves For Pets] WELLS, Muine ( A P ) -- . A eering spirit is llio kind* that Â·owing. riuinlJpr of people want wolf rirowiil (ho yard, snys larl H. Smith, who crosses Â·olves and (ioj;s to produce rcnlurcs ho sells lor pets. Al Hie fool of a short rise rbm Ins lionse. Smith's own Aid is filled with Inrgo pens hal hold more than 20 canines, ipst of them mixtures of sub- pecics ol wolf and dog. Smith.-28. said he breeds scv- itil kinds of \\ohcs will) sci ral kinds of dogs -- he doesn't Esdose ,lht: kinds -- and even- unity conies out .with an ani nal that has Ihe looks and in- elligcncc ol.a wolf, 'out the be- lavipral stability of a dog. : H e calls " the . creatiire 'Awoldo" -- five-eiglULs to 13 ;6Uis wolf. ' W e ' f i n d - w e etui breed the dog back out atid still keep the calmness in," he said. "Why it vdrks we really can't-explain daily. It's a combination ol actors. 1 Smith said.he receives aboul .20 inquiries a tnonlli, \vhicti he : ircEully screens. Last Novein ier, for cxximple,. lie said he sold 30, hybrids, at prices rang Â»g .from $100 for cubs one fourth to one-half wolf to $301 for wolf Ihrowbacks estimated at more than 13 16th wolf 'About 10 p u r ' c e n t of tiicn (Hie. customers) want a .watch dog The rest just w ml a stipp nor animal ho said T many people it's the kindrcf PACK It Smith 1 said the wolf dogs con- ider 'him a Iwo-Iegged pack cuder. anil Â· tie fiilmires them ml cujnjs thit relationship He participates in OIL bluff nd/growl rituals that set the volves' dominance patterns, ml likes to talk uhout. their ensc of-fairness and ability to ense covert'fear and threat. I \ e klined moic ftoni tiie volves than I could ever leach hem. he slid Smith' said lie is Â«ble lo eel w i t h i n three minutes on the clephonc whether he is .talking els along uith a v.olF Shipwreck Study BOWLING GREEN, .; Ohio (AP):-- ! In wlml they bplieyo'is the first Great 1 nkcs shipwreck studj ever done the Norlhuesl OhioGrcal I ikes Center at Boulmg Giten Stat Uni\ ersity has collpUed mfor malion on 1,321 ships, lost ia Michigan waters The two ear study dtjlm only, with those portions o Lakes" Eric, ^Michigan, Huron St. Ciair and Superior in,-Mid igan s domain was conducte for the Michigan .Department o Natural Resources. Tt Is estimated .-.there hav someone who would make a ood home for a wolf dog.'l That's not'a normal instinct of umeins. I've picked It up from ID wolves," lie said, Smith said the ability tn- olycs reading tiny, almost uu oliccable signals in u person's nanucr, hut on such a subli- litial levcJ that he ilocsn't ix-al- zo what they are. He said liis 1(30-[Kiimd pack ire f.obo sometimes, dmllcngcs lis authority He'll defy mo occasionally - try to knock me down, kind of cludingK 1 I I 1 ike him down ud hold him and growl at hEm 'hen hell p uv at my f i c e ind ic s mi \\olf again ' NEVER INJURED He says he has never been in ; ured bj a wolf at tick 'There's be en no yicldu s a truck. That's onlyin b'atl crosses or a-"badly.spoile(t woH or"doÂ£. And the hybrids seem harder to spoil that \\tU than doj's George Moore of -Waterhoro, who owns a 4 : month-old hybrid says: be was/attracted to the Beauty and intelligence of the iinlmals. I M\IS mo\ing up horn the :ily, ; " and I'd 'always.'wanted Ja big dog A friend suggested i bumd and I said 'no waj I want 'a woIf.'-.-But t h e n - I sav them and the re rcTlli beau tiful anirrrals. So -I asked a lo of questions 'It uasn t particularlj fo the ego trip t Moore addctl But I do lo\*b it w h e n poopl say ' w h a t ' a beautiful animal ml I love lo watch the, ( ex- rcssloits when 1 say 'it's a Â«ir Aiu. ' rcsslo Economic Indicator' PRAGUE AP) -- Czech cus oms men tlaim the presents West\, "German;., tourists ,, carry across the frontiers..jare-. a ;suro ndicator of the economic situ ation in their country, and-'that what the Czechstry Jo'Bring in rcfleets: the 'latest crazo. Not "io long ago West Gor tnans -w'ero bringing" their rela- tues expensive new clothes, electrical appliances and similar presents. Now'they declare second-hand things' .and; once ia a while some chocolate.* A while ago.Czechs werc-'lry. ing to bring across the fronhcr nj Ion coats and binlon sweat ers. but how the" craze" is mini- calculators. 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