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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, April 7, 1973 THI LITHBRIDOI HIRAIB 29 Gets divorce After three tries acting as her own lawyer, school- teacher Sharyn Calub, 26, finally won her divorce using a do-it-yourself kit. "I owe it all to says the happy third grade teacher, getting a hug from her mother, Alice Israel. "I saved in lawyer's she said. A judge signed the final judgment papers in Tampa Thursday. NO Polarized Lenses POLARIZED LENSES completely eliminate annoying, glare from water highways and beaches. And now you Can have them in your own prescription! Drive more safely. See more clearly. Framed in our zingy new platters. squares, ovals or octagons. Specializing in the fitting of Eye Doctor's prescriptions Prescription Sunglasses Children's Frames Magnifiers Repairs Reasonable Prices OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. 308-7th ST S LETHBRIOGE Phone 327 3609 Campus staff gets pay raise NORTH LETHBRIDGE MO-TIRES EDMONTON (CP) -The] iUniversity of Alberta's non- SAVE ON 2...MORE ON4 GOODYEAR'S BEST BIAS-PLY TIRE! POWER CUSHION '78'4-PLY POLYESTER FOR 48 WHITEWALLS FOR 90 CUSTOM ORNAMENTAL IRON Inside or Outside RAILINGS FURNITURE Choose from over 1500 Designs REPAIRS and PRESSURE WORK SUBWAY WELDING 128 North Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 328-3152 Evening 328-7596 academic staff will receive a 14 per cent wage increase under a 27-month agreement, it was announced Friday. The agreement will provide an "across-the-board" adjust- mant of seven per cent for 12 months. April 1, 1973 to March 31, 1974, in addition to seven per cent for ,an additional 15 months from April 1, 1975 to June 30, 1975. "This is the first time an agreement has been made for longer than a 12-month the university said. OFFICES WRECKED OPORTC-, Portugal (AP) Time bombs shattered two Por- tuguese army offices Friday. Both offices were empty. 7 was prepared to die1 PoW Opel says in story MOUNTAIN 'A X SOD UNDERGROUND WATER SERVICES SODDING LANDSCAPING UNDERGROUND SPRINKLING For more information contact P-OSS NIELSEN IETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 328-0924 WHITEWAllS Far F78-U The performance fire o smooth, no-thump ride Treed design features long 'Vsp Built tough with A pfies of jtrong polyester cord down" dicgonol fraction faico'ings Deepest tread of the Goodyeor 78 series bios-ply S tirt fine for more WE HAVE MOVED THE TRUST DEPARTMENT AND THE MORTGAGE DEPARTMENT OF THE CANADA TRUST COMPANY are now located at 507 Canada Trust Building ccllon pavement JUST ARRIVED! WANTED W-I-D-E RAISED WHITE DETTER 4 PLY NYION TIRES 60 SERIES RALIY G J. SIZE TREAD WIDTH IRON North Lethbridge Mo-Tires NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Trucks Industrial Demolition Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck loads Carloads Truck Scales Magnet Crone Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North "Sctap is Our Pfione 328-1721 VANCOUVER (CP) "I was prepared to die and I wasn't really afraid. It was just that I would have liked to stick around a bit longer.' These were Lloyd Oppel'? thoughts shortly after his cap- ture in Laos last Oct. 28, where the young Canadian was work- ing as a missionary with the Christian Missions in Many Lands. He wrote of his ex- periences as a prisoner of war j for five months Thursday in a! bylined copyright story in the Sun. The 21-year-old missionary catalogued his experiences into three Time of the Long March, The Time of the j Hanoi Hilton and The Time of] the Lulu. I The only near-pleasant ex- perience, he wrote, was Lulu. The name stands for the Legen- dary Union cf Laotian Unfortu- j nates. It began Feb. 6 after Mr. Oppel was told he would be freed because a truce had been signed, when be and nine other prisoners taken in Laos but in- terned in North Vietnam were brought together at the Hanoi name given by pris- oners to the major PoW camp in North Vietnam. Mr. Oppel said he End fellow missionary Samuel Mattix of Centralia, Wash., were tied to a fence in a "cute" way after their wrists to- gether in front, elbows behind their backs and their necks in a hangman's loop. "The slightest movement is agony. Particularly as they use a fine wire that bites into your flesh." Even with the discomfort. Mr. Oppel said, their spirits were soldiers started dig- ging two six-feet by two-feet holes behind them. That's when he said he was prepared to die. But it turned oat the holes were not graves but machine- gun nests. Then the time o f the long march began. Barefoot aad still bound by fins wire at the wrists, elbows and neck, he and Mr. Mattix were marched for 3 days until they were deep into North Mr. Oppel developed a fever and diarrhea. They slept on the ground with jungle rats and other night creatures. They starved. When he arrived at the Hanci Hilton, "my belly was distended my feet were just clubs. my eyes slits and folds of flesh just bang round my face." "I learned after my release I had beri-beri and cerebral ma- laria." Mr. Oppel said he received no predication for his illness for the first three weeks, other than some sort of injection "that looked like Coca-Cola." Mr. Mattix's pleas that Mr. Oppel be taken to a British con- sulate were met with jeers by his captors, who labelled him as a U.S. collaborator. He was not tortured, but says he was subjected to "phycholo- gical abuse. Let's not say tor- ture." He was "softened up" by the "closet to lie down in a space just big enough for one man on his back, but with a 16-foot ceiling from which dangled an electric light bulb. "The idea is that you lie at the bottom of this tube staring at the light and get psyched into talking freely about any- thing and everything. "Most of the questioning was done by two plaindotbes offi- cials. "I don't know who they were but... they would ask ridicu- lous questions such as how much money I earned in 1969; how much my father earned last year." This routine went on until the peace pact was signed and he and Mr. MaUix were taken to the back of the Hanoi Hilton where they met eight other Americans who were captured in Laos. One. he says, had been a pris- oner for eight years. "AH had been kept separated from others simply because they were taken in neutral Laos by the North Vietnamese. "It's a somber ttwught that if 305 13Hi ST. N. PHONE 327-3181 Never to laugh or love Nor taste the summertime? FIGHT ABORTION! IMf.fPTED BY VAUXMAUU K ef C COUNCU were the only 10 to come out of Laos, how many others did not? The North Viets surely have taken more. Where are For 10 days, he says, the men of Lulu were kept isolated "simply because we were not supposed to exist." "I owed Lulu a Mr. Op- pel says. "They shared with me every- thing that they had and more because they felt I needed it. That's what I meant when 1 said when I came back last Sunday that I was proud to be linked with those 'real men.' CAREERS HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, Manitoba School for Retardates, Portage lo Prairie, requires a Hospital Administrator, under the general direction of Director General of Mental Health Centres, to be responsible for all Resources Deportments, plus all the administrative ospects of the Treatment Departments of the School. This position includes responsibility for administration of the School budget and budget preparation, personnel adminis- tration plus treatment and non-treatment policies. The successful applicant will have graduated from a course in Hospital Administration (preferably at the post graduate plus several years' related experience or o compar- able combination of education and experience. Salary: to commensurate with qualifications and experiencs. Apply in writing before Apri! 16, 1973 to: MANITOBA CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION ROOM 154, LEGISLATIVE BUILDING. 440 BROADWAY, WINNIPEG. MANITOBA R3C OVI MEDICALL SUPERVISOR YELLOWKKIFE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT YELLOWKNIFE, N.W.. This position requires on experienced registered nurse with psychiatric training to administer medical, phychiatric, dental and opthalmic services to both mole and female in- mates. Must be capable of evaluating and identifying the medical and psychiatric needs of inmates, making appropri- ate referrals where professiona! assistance is required and prescribed treatments. Applicants will have graduated from a .recognized school of nursing, ,preferably a registered psychiatric nurse with at least three years psychiatric nursing experience. Preference will be givtn to those with experience in a cor- rectional environment. Competition Number 40 0283. Closing dote 20 April, 1973. Applications including o detailed resume should reach the CHIEF RECRUITMENT OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF AD- MINISTRATION, GOVERNMENT OF THE NORTHWEST TERRI- TORIES, YELtOWKNIFE, N.W.T. on or before the closing date listed above. THE CITY OF RED DEER (RECREATION DEPARTMENT) Requires the services of a SUPERVISOR of ATHLETICS Salary range annually (Presently under review) Work irvvolved is of a professional nature directing o major City wide recreation program. The successful ap- plicant will be responsible for the planning, organizing and execution of a comprehensive Athletic program. Duties will include recruiting and training of volun- teers and other staff. Applicants should have four years college or univer- sity with major courses in recreation, physical educa- tion, or related speciality and one year of professional recreation experience, or on equivalent combination of training and experience. Further details and application forms may be obtoin- ed from the Personnel Office, Cify Hall, Red Deer and should be returned completed on or before April 30th, 1973. PREVENTIVE SOCIAL SERVICE DIRECTOR TOWN OF CLARESHCHM A Director reputed 'O torry ou' Preventive Sfcio' fVegrom in C'oresho'm. Di'S'cj will include torn. munify orconiiction to-ordlnc'icin, public jAiiosOprty end odminjjirolion of oll program. Applicants jhculd Vovp end jVill in cpmTnt- nity ond o dedicated "niefCT' in people. The successful may hove o orofessionol degree in ony voricly of disciplines lit. icciol werV, pjytnolony. (Virol- ogy, e'O or on cqwivolen? tombinclion of educo- ond experience. The ptrso-n musi hove demonslroittd o good 'eve! of maturity end Sijlory cf involvcmen! of achieve- ment in communiTy Triij jj n challenging opportunity tor on fmoginotfv? CD- prooth lo treote ond develoo community itrvicci ond ihe vte of volvnieerj in ihe oreo of family ond individual Training ond tosullolion will be 'he OPpCinJte Jrern Ac Provincial Dcporrmcn'. The iolory v.-ill be commtnjuro'e wiih quoli'itosionj. Swe Kjlory received 10 P.m. Tuesdoy, April J4. 1973 ol office cf Srerelory-Trfo'urpr. T. P. BUCHANAN SCCRrrARY-TRIASURW TOWN OF CURtSHOlM P.O. iOX 1000 ClARESHOUW. AIBEP.TA TOl OTO ;