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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 TIE lEUUJRIuGE HERALD Solunlov, Amll 1, 1977----- Winter Games production ices Commonwealth Games bid L DIEHARD PISHERMAN A-igicr Dtnylro Chernezky doesn't appear lo mind wadfng rhrojgh several inches of mow lo get to his fishing spot. Henderson Lake has been an attraclian for several impatient fishermen Ihii spring, JJy RUDY 1IAUGENEDEH "llcralil Staff Writer The Western Canedn Nalivo Winter Games will "do more d for native peoples than all the political haranguing which has occurred dm'ing the past SO says Edmonton Alder- man Dave Ward. "The games are a hell of en event n first for Canada." which cmild turn into fin inter national symbol of advancement for Hie socially deprived peo- ple of the world, Mr. Ward, the official Edmon- ton B r 1 t i s li CommoruvCNaHl] Games Committee representa- tive to Mlmicb, Germany, later this year, said wars and vio- lence have proven they don't work, so perhaps "good clean- cut sports" arc (lie way tcni.illonal peace. to in- Tbe City of Edmonton is send-1 ing a committee to Munich, to! bid for Hie 1078 British Com I momvealtli Games. i Fvent.5 such as last yepr's i snramer games and the current- ly planned Native Winter Games enhance Edmonton's chances of making a successful bid, he said. By using pictures find writ- I ton comment about the games, Youths urged not to smoke By MAIU.ENE COOKSItAW Herald Staff Writer "Stop smoking" was Hie rruist frequent warning given by speakers at the Youth Board oi Directors ol the Al- berta Tuberculosis and Respi- ratory Disease Association's public orientation meeting Thursday. "Smoking and air pollution ore the main problems in the treatment of tuberculosis and other respiratory the board's recent project of I speakers and films sent to ele- mentary schools. A contest is under way in the schools, v.ith the winning posters and essays on the disadvantages of smok- ing to be published. Mas ScoLl, chief respiratory said Joe secretary and RD association. "Another problem general of the Alberta TB Is Ihe Ihc international group la Ger- many will sen actual proof of extensive interest in Olympic- lype sports ill Albcrla. Mr. Ward said Kdmonton's cliar.ccs of getting the Common- wealth Games are "good Meanwhile, plans are being finalized on the Blood rcscrvo for Canada's first Western Na- tive Games, April 7 lo 9 AlllKHigh games preparations nre running sm'ooltily, some dif- ficulty lias been encountered. Teams from Canada's two nor! hern territories have. Bajd they cannot participate because the federal government will not urideruYilo Ilioir transportation cosLs, A Imckey team from Nova technician Bt the Municipal Hospital, praised the results of space research, some of which Sfulia is encountering similar he said will result in the crca- difficulties. lion of artificial gills, vaccines I administered through steam and electronic equipment Mmnbia, Alberta. Saskatchewan which v.culd greatly medical operations. However, more than 500 In- athletes from British Co- alleviate! and Manitoba will still partake in the three events offered this but not many are avid enough to ignore the fact that they are casting their line whila standing in o snow bank. Fishermen are a breed apart. Kcrber Pholo Singers get Alberta grant r.RKO McIXTYKE Herald .Staff Writer EDMONTON' Tbe provln- cial government will grant 200 toward the Anne C'amplwll Kngersp trip to Britain this summer to compete in a Welsh national song festival. The air fTire from I-ethbridpe to 1 resent Alberla and Canada. I London, England for the -10- choir of young women. ITorst St'hmid, minister of ei'AUirc, youth said in reply and to recreation, a question from Dick the Gruemvald (SC Lelhbritlge th.-t "we arc all very 'llie Anne Campbell Singers, I tance. number of infectious people who choose lo forego Lrcatmenl and return to a nomal life, en- dangerii-.g UM heanli of the people around them. "The association is organized on prevention, not cure, and the Youth Hoard is one method of showing young people the disadvantages of smoking. "They are the leaders, and they will determine the destiny of Oie country' in three or four years." Mr. McKoniie felt that once the program was picked up by the young directors, they could do the job much belter than adults. The Allxrla Youth Boards have contacted people since their formation at the end of 1971. I Kelly Wilde, program devct- i government will consider assls- i opment director of the Lelh- bridge Youth Board, described Draw today A Simpsons-Sears draw will be held today lo decide wlx> guessed the number of Easter eggs in the Easter basket on display in the store. Winner will receive a giant stuffed rabbit. The Easter eggs will be do- nated lo Kay for dislri- bulion to Sifton House for1, children iii (he citv. He raid the need for respira- tory' technologists evolved with r.lic polio epidemic and in 19GO the technologists formed a Ca- nadian charter. The 700 members work di- rectly with the lungs, indirectly with tha heart, aid in the diag- nosis of diseases and the use of machines and participate in some rehabilitation programs. Mr. Smlt said the future of respiratory patients was very bright, but he loo found the main problems lo be pollution and smoking. yean ho-kcy, basketball and boxing. l'rofcssiow-1 hockey from nearly nil National Hoc- key League and the newly- formed World Hockey Associa- tion will atlend in their search from promising hockey play- ers. A scout for Ihe national Olym- pic baskelbp.H team will also allend the games in a search for talent to represent Canada in the Pan Am British Commonwealth Games aud tho Summer Olympics. formed in 19-13 as a church choir, have won international awards and sung aL Expo C7 at Montreal and Expo 70 at Japan. Mr. Schmid must have a "1 s annual conference starts Monday in Edmonton Teachers from across the I will attend the three-day con- said groups ma fide" invi-i The "And if so, the department of culture, youth and recreation is granting assistance at 10 per cent of actual travel costs lo destination and he said. province will begrn converging on Edmonton this weekend for the annual representative as- sembly, the conference that sets operational policy for the bcrla Teachers' Association for the coming year. About 460 teachers represent- ing the various provincial locals Olson liere Wednesday fercnce which starls on Monday. The delegates will lie repre- senting teachers in Al- berLa. They will deal with 122 resol- utions during tlie conference with special emphasis on cur- riculum, teacher education and certifica lion, teaclimg condi- tions, pensions ruid education finance. Tlic ATA budget Of will also be presented for ap- proval. During the association's an- nual banquet on April 3, two ed- ucators will receive honorary in the ATA. The memberships will be pre- sented to Dr. Robert Warren, for chief superintendent of Cal- gary schools and Dr. Herbert Contts, retiring dean of edu- cation at the University of Al- berta, cent o[ i proud" tha the group ren- The 2J hub snowfall which covered soutlic-rn Allwrla ono week ago may prove Lo be moro of a boon lhan a bust, as weather slowly nicli.s needed' moisture into ranch and farm land. Calf losses attributed dircclly turl storm, said one official. Allan Toly, district agricul- turist for tli'j Willow Creek re- gion, said one. rancher reported 17 dealhs frem a possible 350 head of cows anft another re- ported nine lie said the F.clual storm Sat- Llie ranchers vepoTtcd no losses. The feed situation in the Pinch- i the BBC. cr Creek area is tlie critical! Each person In the group has one cent be attributed to the actual storm. He said some ranchers had finished calving and some had yet to stnrl the storm struck, and this helped keep the death loll down. Bob Lyons, district agricultur- ist at 1'incher Creek, said the storm tlidn'l affect Ihp ranchers too much in his area because they were with the cattle most of the time. lie said a great majority of to the slorm vary from as hieh i urday earned v.'lh it some wind is two per cent in fnolbill. which blew off bare spots (hat regions lo none al all in the. the cattle found for protection Lethbridgc-Wamor Taber djs- He estimated that total calf f losses due lo all causes would Viith a water equivalent of about four per cent but only one inch of water to six inches