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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IK TH( IETHBRIDCE HERAID rhuitileiy. 3, 1977 Panic figures prominently in most drowning incidents By JGAN SIIAKI' CP Women's Lltlihu' TORONTO ICT) A liirpr percentage of the people1 drown every year fallen off something a wharf, a fiver bank, a cliff. A. W. Th lesson of the Cana- dian Cross .Sonify sayw the statistic liclps confirm the belief Hint I he majnr single1 contributing fiii'tm- in many clrowniiujs is panir. It also imdiTscoi I he im- portance of following shiftily nile.s all the time when you're near water, lie says. BINGO Scandinavian Had 229 IJlli St. "C" N. Fri., Aug. 4 Starls or p.m. Doart Open nt 5 Cards for GOID CARDS PAY DOUBLE 6ACH SI.00 4th. 8th and !2lh, in 7 Numbeti or leu WORTH in 55 Numbcri Sarfy No One Under 16 of Age Allowed cy Mr. Thic.ssi'ii is national director of safely for tin- [led Cross. Kven children In he in a safe spot, they .should be supervised. They shoulrl have life-jack- ets on and know hov: they [eel in the water. Children who are ohl enough should have .some training. "At thi.1; lime of yenv, it's after the fuel, lint j number one preventive is j some water skill and knowl- 1 edge. If lu'mg nenr the water i is it regular part of the fam- I ily's living pattern, (hiring the j winter the parents should find s'ime place where basic water skills can be taught lo the children." LF.AHN MKCEIANK'S Mr. T h i o s s c n says Hed Cross fornui! instruction is re- stricted lo children six and over on the grounds thai yoitnpei1 children may learn Iho mechanics of swimming. hut will not absorb the whys and hows of water activities. "Before that, any age from infnnl on, there musl be an rum It in a onc-lo-onc situation. There is nu doubt that train- ing can take ptace, but it should a leisured cnce with a trusted adult. We JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, Aug. 3rd Jponiored by Ladiei' Aid of Si. Polcr and St. Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL CORNER 12lh STREET B AND 7th AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts el and is Won Every Thunday 2nd Jackpot hi 50 Numbers Sth 7 No- Jackpot Pot 'o GafJ 25c PER CARD OR 5 FOR 51.OO AISO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Persons under 16 yenn not allowed clou'l .subscribe to shock ap- proaches." Mr. Thu'ssen says the Hect Cross has revised its ap- proach to teaching. "We now begin with the three principles bnsSc to being able lo per term in water. estiihlish (he principles of buoyancy, you know your body will hold you up, propul- sion, yon know how lo push yourself forward, niul the lonn position, you know slremiilin- int; is Ihe most efficient tion. "Then yon have the kids go in the water mid try and you work wit h wh at they do i n- stc-ad of going Ihe old route way of teaching swimming strokes on land. Experienced, teachers have always (lone these things, worked with what they have. The whole educational fieid is moving in this (Sirccliori oE challenging the yourigslers. then encouraging them to learn." DO PILOT STUDY The Red Cross is also hav- ing a pilot study done to help them decide where the em- phasis should go in their safety campaigns. Tv.-o stu- dents in Winnipeg are doini" a computerized study of drown- ing accidents in Manitoba dur- ing 20 years, to find out hov; and why they occurred. Mr. Thiesscn says the whole coun- try will be done if the provin- cial study seems useful. In the meantime, he urges constant caution near water. USES HIS HANDS Wilh Jason on the back, Ken Hilloby of Edmonton uses his hands lo pedal his specially-made bicycle. Crippled with polio since childhood and un- able to use his legs to pedal, the 21-year-old musician now can take part in the bi- cycle craze, thanks to a friend who designed and built Ihe machine. fC P Pliolo) A FORUM ABOUT MATURE WOMEN VI Margaret lirookfieltl: j year Our three My husband had a fatal hvart j Children Eire 7 and atlat-k si.s months ago with no' and I'm f-larl at least 1 have Senior Citizens' Centre LABOR ClUB IARKS LADIES' FASTBALL TEAM RAFFLE WINNER ROY FERGUSON 606 Hth St. S. No. 240S DRAWN JULY 16 Winner of n Sicfo of Beef PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS I am a Mldtabl IcsrJcr hititi (hdl ,H r with Israel IB Inevitahlc. Who an, i" HOW DO YOU RATE? 71 30 wvntt Gc 91 ro 300 Minn TOP SCORE1 fi] 70 81 to 90 pornli SO Unrtrr' >l FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION What FhoulrJ our lr, Uif: YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 The Canadian Radio-Television CommlBBion (CHOOSE ONE: approved, rejected) an applica- tion by Global Communications, a Toronto firm, to create n new television fit at Ian in caxithern Ontario with the potential of becoming a new na- tional network, 2 National Hockey League President said Bobby Hull and Jean-Claude Tremblay automa- tically became ineligible to play with Team Cana- da against the Soviet Union when they signed with World Hockey Association teams 3 Despite widespread bombings in Belfast, North- ern Ireland, British troops have not yet move-din force into Catholic neighborhoods to search for terrorists and weapons. True or FalueV 4 flacked by a number of later unions, striking British dock workers closed every major British port in spreading of sympathy for five jailed dock workers. lieeides demanding the re- lease of the five, the unions demanded a-that Britain not Join the Common Market b-higher pay for dock workers c-that the ne-w industrial relations not be repealed 5 The United States launched KRTS-1, which wilt study the environment and natural resources of a-Earth b-Maru PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take -1 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....conciliation a-lo take- nwny thinfj 4.....pernicious 5.....orirJemlo -ualivb to a jiariif ular or country PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take points for names that yon cnn correctly match with thnclues. 1 Nicoiae Cfc a- f'rr-mk-3 of Kjihi, h-PrCKirlrjut nf HnlLl o- a; STUDENTS 6 VEC, Inc. to keep me liul at lirne.s, as you can itn I feel pretty tow. After i :V 2'i years of a man ijuje. it's ralher difficult to nifikc Hie sudden adjushncnl of hei u-illioul yuiir other half, i'rl predate any sugKcslions you mi glil have lo make things easier. K.K. Dear K. Fi. Own Monday i a. i n in nils LIM Trip lo Little Flow and Unforliitiatftly, tfieic arc no .short-ails. One mnsl live through one's fcricf srnsc of loss. Ami thai takes lime and more lime. Hdnfj invrjlvod v.ilh olher thinf-l-s sucli as your fnrn- ily cfin liowcvcr. IJIce yourself, thorc arc- nijuiy rnaliirc women in llii.s v.'orlrl, whr> are without a mate because hecn nv.-txl, divorced or or lipcause they never innrried in Hit (irst place. With them in m i n (I we've prepared a reading list on "Women Alone." We'll he glad lo mail a copy in any interested remJer ,s c n ri s a slampcxl, dressed envelope to lii-ookfield, Infrirmalirm on the Mature Woman. -S Wosl jVth Strcel, Nev; York. X.V. ronsl. A .vpwictl i particul'irs to lie hole, armed with Ihu ht.'.st-in'-thc-west tan- niiiK stuffs. Of those present at Ihe excursion, we soon dis- covered that each and every one of us was quite pale, will) some bordering on white. Allcr pnvak'Jy u