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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 KTHM1DGE HEKAU) M, Unique At Montreal Hospital Apollo' Machine Aids Asthmatics MONTREAL (CP) Pierre, 16 and asthmatic, climbed into the Apollo ma- chine at Montreal Children's Hospital and reported "an In- teresting experience." Dubbed Apollo by the youngsters who have used it, the machine is the brain child of Dr. Pierre Beaudry of the department o f respiratory function who is trying to es- tablish to what degree asthma affects a child's lungs. i Basically, the unit consists a wooden ban with a plastic bubble for the bead, plus an impressive electronic panei with a variety of tapes, bubs, recording devices and lights. Children who take the test have to go through the rather businws of having a tube put through the nose and down the chest, yet they take ft very well. Pierre described his experi- feeling ence this way: "It was a funny being in the dune it was air-eanditkined, 1 wat told, I so hot sweated." As for the tube, "wet is enough for that, though it really wasn't so bad." the effects an the kn( rf asthma, cystic fibrous, any chronic king disease and even air poUuBen. So far, patients tested have had asthma. SEE EARLY CHANGES The resistance to the move- ment of air in the hags is measured. So is the total amount air in the king both before and after breathing in and out The "stiffness" rf the lungs is Like ISA LABUE Curling Club Elects New Executive The Lethbridge Ladies Curling Club held its annual spring meeting in tbe Curling Lounge, with election of officers. Isla Larue was elected presi- dent the year 1970-71. She succeeds former President Mar- guerite Linn, who received her Past President Pin from Phyl- fa CuHey. Other officers elected tar the coning year, 1st Viee-Presa> dent Lee Go-tti, 2nd Vke-Presi- dent, Marg Rylands, secretary, DOOM Piontek, treasurer Shig PoblicilY, Bev. Betty Davidson, Members, Eras McDonald, SALC Rep., Mryna McQuarrie, draw, Peggy Cal- bnun, :boospiel secretary, Kay Another lag was the presentation of the Mi Trophy to the dub champ- Mryna McQuarrie Rink. Otter presentatioos were the Seeman Jewellery Trophy to Mildred Story rink, Special Oc- casion Shop Trophy to Irne Lin- say rink, and Modern Fashion Trophy'to Enid Roeater rink. YWCA News Ladies keep fit and swim classes will te betd as follows: Monday keep fit: 7 to 8 p.m., 3 to 9 p.m.; swim: 8 to 9 p.m., 9 to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Thurs- day morning keep fit: to a.m.; swim: to a.m. These classes are held at the Civic Centre and are pro- vided in co-operation with the city parks and recreation depart- ment. Babysitting'provided for all morning classes. Blue Traingles (8 to 12 years) will be held at the following schools: Tuesday: Agnes David- sec and Westminster, day: Susie Bawden is now fin- ished until fan, Thursday: Lake- view, Gafcraith and Senator Buchanan. Deb Teens: Tuesday at Wilson Wednesday at 2 p.m. Babysit- ting provided. English classes win be held at the north side 13nry, Wed- nesday, 1 to p.m. A World Service Tea with an Wernartiooal flavor wfll be held attheYWCA Co Thursday, both kftefTaOQO B NUDE REMOVED COLUMBIA, S.C.-CAP) A sketch of a nude woman has been removed from the display of paintings and sculpture in tfcs South Carolina legislative chambers. Tbe art collection, which was on view for the public incrudirg school chil- dren, recently was acquired for some lungs seem to be "stif- fer" than aad eertaat diseases may resol ia changes which make the lung "stiff er." With the machine a deefer can evaluate tbe degree which asthma is affecting a child's Jungs. "We can pick up early change ia retrwanre before wheezing says Dr. Beaudry. He claims that tbe win help doctoM lean more about the of dis- eases which may cause changes in the tags. Doctors know exactly what their young patients are going through when 'they ctmb into Apollo because they've been in it themselves, put the tube down their throats had their own long fooctioot eval- uated long before they sub- jected any children to the test. The special testing equip- ment is so far unique in tbe children's hospital. SHORTEN TEST TIME Dr. Eeaudry developed H with the cooperation Ste- rn Betfahri, technician m the hnphyavs deparvnest, and David PengaDy, an elec- tronic engineer at Royal Vic- toria Hospital Dr. Beaudry said the box ird the basic principles of the machine were developed a number of years ago, "but our improvemeflbi Tneait nat we can test function in about 30 minutes instead of two hours." Anal) sing the test takes doctors many boors. The riaMnr a eipeuMve. Equipment' and' parts alone cost not to mention the Dr. Beaudry spent Ann Landers "Thot dog Just doesn't have refined tetei much better with rtrowbeny jam than they do plain." 426 13m St. N. 328-4534 "A Measure For Quality By the Yard" Spring Sewing Time r vr See Our Glorious Selection of Spring Fabrics Alt the making of a beautiful Spring Wardrobe arc yours now at Baker's Fabric WE TAKE IN TRADE ICKJENE PftlNCE ft-' I i r; jtwf If Anortitr Tint for Bfllter'i Fabric Ctntre CUSTOM HOME MADE COMFORTERS H don't the color fw you II. BEFOtE YOU BUY DRAPES Chetlt Our Fobrkt and Workmanthip. yean dev veloping it ine is- a so Tbe machine is- a sophisti- cated one and tbe test itsdf is far from bnupie. "It takes a year and a barf to tram anyone to operate .laysDr! Beaudry. AH those who work wtm the machine most Drat "experi- ence it'! Maritime Women Take The Pledge On Determents BAUFAX (CP) Women to Nova Scotia and New Bruns- wick are responding to a caU from a group here to pledge that they win not use detergents and cleaners with a high phos- phate content Dr. Lillian Waararight, pro- fessor ol biology at Mount St Vincent, a women's university run by the Korean Catbotic Sis- ters of Charity, is chairman of tbe university's ad hoe commit- tee to fight poUution. She said individual pledges have been received from the Halifax-Dartmouth area alone and pledges have been coming in from other parts ef the province and from New Brunswick. The university committee, composed of Sister Catherine Wallace, the president, three faculty members and two stu- dents, held a meeting during the winter to plan the campaign. Later Mount St. Vincent -stu- dents distributed copies o( tbe Uoiversity of Toronto's Pol- lution Probe list OL tbe phos- phate content of detergents and deaners. Pledge tarns were distributed with the copies. The students carried out the distribution of material in a one-day blitz of homes in tbe Halifax-Dartmouth area. Copies onl stws. leaves no "soapy" odor, by leading refrigeritx FMrufiCl'JI'lS. COW BRAND birtttstom ring styled In 10KU yellow gold. Man's sapphire, ruby or onyx wrtn ens rawing shield. signet ring In 10KI. yellow gold, en- graved shoulders. Man's hematite 10Kt gold ring with initial. '18.95 NOWtSAVEI OPEN AN ACCOUNT TODAYI REGINA t SASKATOON MOOSE JAW PRINCE ALBERT CALGARY LETHBRIDGE 4rti AVfNUE SOUTH PHOHl'WMJH ;