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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14--THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-Monday, April When your dog blows obedience trials, just pat him and smile What do >ou do when your dog blows it in an obedience trial at a dog show' If you hkt jtiur dog you're always satisfied no matter what he says Tom Addy of Sunburst Kennels in Taber His dog had just blown a couple of commands at the Lethbndge and District Kennel Club show and Obedience Trials held Saturday and Sunday at the Exhibition Pavilion His wasn't the only dog In the long sit and long down part of the obedience trial, the owners walk away from their dogs and the dogs are suppose to remain until the owner returns Eight owners walked away from their dogs and shouted, "Stay The aogs all stayed except one little collie who got kind of lonely and headed over to his master The collie's master looked a little disappointed but ordered the dog to sit and stay with her Perhaps to show he was an obedient dog after all Mr Addy said his Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever "could have done a lot worse" and there are many more shows to enter him in The Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever is "the only truly Canadian according to a pamphlet on the breed "It was developed in Canada, by Canadians and for Canadian hunting conditions Mr Addy's dog failed to qualify To qualify in an obedience trial a dog must score 170 points When a dog qualifies three times (not necessarily in the same show) he gets a CD (companion dog) rating This is the first step in having a dog rated as a championship dog Buster Carnegie's German Shepherd, Raven, did qualify Raven got 185Vz out of 200 points in ihe Novice A event Mr Carnegie, who was crippled by polio and walks with two crutches, said he was very satisfied He had been training Raven for five months and he has already qualified twice Mr Carnegie, from Calgary, said Raven "is real easy to manage Most of the 623 dogs representing 83 breeds at the show seemed very well managed Although all these dogs were in a confined area with several other dogs there was very little barking or misbehaving The dogs and their handleis came in all shapes and sizes and were from all over Western Canada and the United States Mr Carnegie said he was nervous in the ring You never know how your dog is going to he said Most owners say their dogs' behavior is very hard to predict at a show They always behave at home or they wouldn't be here, Mr Carnegie said But you never know how they will behave in front of all these people with the noise Several of the owners said their dogs can sense their nervousness and it was sometimes relayed to the dogs Mr Carnegie said if he is happy and in a good mood his dog does well In judging the various breeds it's the dog's physical appearance that is important It's legs, mouth, teeth, ears and stride The dog must measure up to the standard for its particular breed Judge Don Anderson from Victoria says the handling of a dog has very little to do with it Usually winners of the different breed clases are descendents of former champions for an animal's blood lines are very important This is not the case with the obedience trials Judge Jake Giacomelli from Stoney Creek, Ontario, says a good handler can bring the best out of a dog that doesn't have good blood lines and win a competition However, a bad handler can ruin a good dog Mishap damages 4 cars A Lethbndge man has been charged with taking a car without the owner's consent after a vehicle went out of control and collided with three parked cars early Sunday morning Taking a car without consent jovriding is a lesser charge than car theft, Insp Coupland of the city police said today This charge, rather than a theft charge, is laid if it can be determined that the offender intended to return the car Francis Delaney, 18, 525 Stafford Drive was charged after the driver of the 1968 Camaro struck three cars parked along Stafford Drive at aoout 6 30 a m Following the mishap, Delaney was found nearby complaining of chest injuries rie was treated for minor buiseb and released The stolen car belonged to Gary Hamilton, 521 Stafford Drive Damage to the four cars is estimated at Dclar.e} will appear provincial court Wednesday Breath of Spring Just Arrived! Royal Albert BONE CHINA 'Flower of the Month' CUPS and SAUCERS The perfect birthday gift! A75 K at Mr eich Gail china at 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Members of the cast of Breath of Spring, the first pro- duction of the year for the Lethbndge Playgoers, have a bit of rehearsal fun prior to the Thursday night opening of the British comedy The players are Winifred Smith as Lady Alice Miller, left, Hazel Skaronski, Hattie, Cherie Baunton, Dame Beatrice, Frank Featherstone, the brigadier, and Kaye Robison, Nan The play runs Thursday through Saturday at the Yates Memorial Centre Curtain time is 8 p m Tickets are available at Leister's Music Mothers will accompany preschoolers to U of L Mothers of preschool children will have the opportunity to learn more about the development and needs of their youngsters in a University of Lethbndge continuing education course to begin May 7 FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-8585 ESP FOX, COM FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL 8LCG LETHBRIDGE REFRIGERATION LTD. Commercial Refrigeration WALK-IN FREEZERS MAKERS 111 11th Street South Phone 328-4333 1BE AUCTION BLOCK 2508-2nd Ave. N Lethbridge License 077855 Regular Tuesday Evening Sale, April p.m. Again week wea we are pleased to have for auction many fine and varied articles of furniture, appliances and small sundry items, for example: Danby 12 cu. ft. wood grain finished fridge (4 months old) 24" Danby electric range, fully automatic In immaculate condition Rich blue-green tweed effect colonial style high back chesterfield and chair Three point hitch type cultivator Two wheel utility trailer 1969 Kawasaki 85cc road bike 1969 Suzuki 250cc X-6 Hustler Many more miscellaneous items Antique and Bygone Sale Saturday, April a.m. another fantastic Antique and Bygone Sale, over two hundred collectible Items. Viewing Friday evening 7 to 10 p.m. John Berezay, Auctioneer, Lie. No. 067449 The observation nursery program allows mothers and their preschool childien to meet for 10 morning sessions at the university on Tuesdays Fellowships Two University of Lethbndpp students have won fellowships in post-gi aduate programs at other universities Ralph Irons, 23, will leave U of L to s.tudy philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh on a 000 fellowship McMaster University has awarded John Curiie, 21, to become a fellow in McMaster's graduate arts faculty A history major at U of L Mr Curne plans to study the development of the Maritimes before Confederation and Thursdays The mothers enrolled in the course will observe their children playing in the university child care centre under the supervision of the centre's staff for about a half hour They then will retire to another room with the co- ordinator of the centre for two hours ol discussions University officials say parents and non-parents are welcome to attend the course, which will study such early childhood education as language development, value of play, physical development, how children think and understanding the behavior of young children Registration can be completed through the mail or in peison At the U of L registrar t. office The univeisity is charging a fee for the course RCMP musical ride plays here in August Three sites in Southern Alberta have been picked to play host to seven performances of the RCMP musical ride this year Lethbndge, Pincher Cieek and Medicine Hat aie throe of 16 Alberta communities where the ride will be performed as part ot the Century Celebrations of the RCMP The ride will be performed in Lethbridge Aug 23 and 24, in Pincher Creek Aug 25 and Medicine Hat Aug 20 There will be two performances in Medicine Hat and Pincher Creek and throe m Lethbndge The tour will cover more than miles and will take place between the ride's return from a European tour and a performance at the Spokane Expo 74 during Canada WeeK Canada Packers plant closed for 2nd day ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 NOTICE OF GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY, April 23 8 p.m. Legion Memorial Hall ATTENTION VETERANS, EX-SERVICE MEN and WOMEN and DEPENDENTS The Royal Canadian Legion Service Bureau Officer will be at General Stewart Branch on Thursday, 25th, from p.m to p.m. and p.m. to p.m. Phone 327-6644 for appointment Canada Packers Ltd 's Lethbridge plant was shut down today for the second working day after the plant was closed Friday in a dispute with Loral 740 of the Canadian Food and Allied Workers Ross Held, Lethbndge plant manager for Canada Packers, said he had no comment beyond the statement the company issued Fnday At that time, the company claimed the closures of its Lethbndge, Red Deer and ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Sehwarb lld( 222 Sth St S Phone 328 4095 THE CANADIAN CORPS OF COMMISSIONAIRES (SOUTHERN ALBERTA) Wishes to advise its Lethbridge customers that effective APRIL CSM W. MITCHELL, C.C. of C. is the Officer-ln-Charge of THE LETHBRIDGE DETACHMENT CSM MITCHELL may be contacted at 328-9836 612-30th Street South Calgary plants were layoffs brought on by work slowdowns The workers said they wore locked out Bill Wolsky, a vice president of local 740, said today wages, rather than contract length, are the main point in the dispute Man fined A Hardieville man with two previous impaired driving convictions was fined m provincial court Friday and prohibited from driving for two years after pleading guilty to a charge of being m care and control of a vehicle while having a blood alcohol level higher than 08 Bill Kehler, 28, was arrested near Hardieville by RCMP March 10 Now is (hi tlmi (o cMSiriw Air Conditioning white PHE-SBASON PRICES ara MM In effect Inttalladby Charlton Hill LTD. 1262-2nd Avc.S. 328-3388 Kindergarten education meeting called The first step toward providing all Lethbndge youngsters with a kindergarten education is expected to be taken May 1 at a public meeting In February, The Herald reported that a lack of facilities in Lethbndge may deprive about 50 per cent of the estimated kindergarten-aged youngsters from receiving a preschool education Since February, the Lethbndge early childhood planning committee has been very active in establishing a local organization to co- ordinate early childhood services and the action needed to obtain more preschool facilities and kindergarten teachers for the city The planning committee received legal status for its proposed organization the Lethbndge Early Childhood Services Society and is now urging the Lethbndge public to attend the May 1 meeting to form a membership for the new society The invitation to attend the meeting is going out to all interested individuals, agencies, groups and institutions The planning committee has worked since October 1972 to lay the foundations for the preschool organization and has drawn up a proposal that outlines the direction the society might take The proposal suggests the society should co-ordinate early childhood services in the community and if necessary encourage and develop early childhood programs and kindergarten facilities The planning committee will also suggest to the meeting that the now society adopt the formation of a governing council that would be made up of parent i cpresentativeh fiora each kindergarten oigamzation in the city, four members from the society and five professionals representing the social educational recreational, psychiatric and medical segments of the community The proposed council should not have administrative or monetary control over programs established and operated b> other organizations or groups, a spokesman for the committee suggests Norma Struble, the planning committee's publicity chairman, says the committee doesn't want to force its recommendations on the public She says the committee is only making suggestions to the public on how it believes preschool education should be operated in Lethbndge and it is up to the public to accept or reject all or some The public meeting is to be held in the Allan Watson School auditorium at 7 30 p m 40 attend workshop A.bout 40 Lethbndge residents attended a pottery workshop at the Oldman River Potters Guild and the University of Lethbndge s ceramic department Friday and Saturday Ted Diakow a potter from Calgary demonstrated the art of wheel throwing The workshop, sponsored by the Alberta Potters' Association and the provincial Cultural development branch, attracted people trom as far away as Pincher Creek, Barons and Nanton AKROYD'S PLUMBING, HEATING AND GA8FITTING Special lor tanlor cltlzcni Naw 32V2106 CarttflMI Dantal Maetianlc CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL ILN Loww Laval PHONE MT-MM Fur Coat Storage Time The Lethbridge Furriers PHONE 327-2209 WHAT IS A CHEAP DRUG? How do you define cheap in the context of health'? Sure, some supposedly alike drug products can be manufactured at a cheaper1 price but at what sacrifice to the quality of the medicine'' The question is are you willing to rely on your physician to select the drug product he determines best for you or do you want some government regulatory agency virtually telling him what he must prescribe'' In our pharmacy we carry a great many drugs made by a great many companies Some, of course, will be less expensive than others but we will only stock products that are made by a drug company in whicn we have confidence GEORGE and ROD SAY A bargain is something you can t use at a price you cannot resist DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN FREE CITY WIDE DELIVERY RODNEY 401 Sth St. 8. FrM Dallvary Call 327-3364 Ml Ava. 8. Call 3284133 ;