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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID Tuesday, August 25, 1970 57 FEMALE HELP MUSIC LOANS Treatmen By FRANK CAKEY WASHINGTON (AP) The National Cancer Institute of the United States reported here further evidence of life-prolonging gains against Hodgkin's disease through treatment with a combination of four drugs, one of them a chemical cousin of rocket fuel. The agency said updated analysis of results from a continuing study first reported by The As-s o c i a t e d Press last March shows the four-drug treatment is more than doubling the survival time of patients with advanced Hodgkin's disease who respond to with survival times averaging only about 20 months achieved with single-drug therapy. Hodgkin's disease, named for a British physician, is a cancel1 of the lymph system. It kills approximately Americans annually and strikes some 15.000 new victims each year. It has the highest incidence among those in their 20s and is twice as common in males as in females. The institute's report said 28 of a group of 43 patients treated for an average of 5.8 months by the four-drug technique still are surviving 32 months, at the least, after the end of therapy. One patient now has survived more than 52 months. COULD COME BACK The latter patient is among 17 of the 28 survivors who remain in complete remission from the that is, free of all evidence of cancer, although presumably such remissions ultimately will prove to be temporary, the institute indicated. The agency's announcement said: "The median survival time of the entire group (of the original 43 patients) and the complete responders is not yet known, but in the latter case it will exceed 42 months. "This is more than double the duration of survival of 20 months usually reported in the medical literature for patients with advanced cancer treated with a single-drug therapy." The study was launched by Doctors Vincent T. DeVita, Arthur Serpick and Paul Carbone. all of NCI. Evidence that the study was achieving life-prolonging gains was reported to The Associated Press last March by Dr. C. Gordon Zubrod, scientific director of NCI's anti-cancer drug program, who told a reporter at that time: "A new era in the treatment of advanced Hodgkin's disease has been opened up." CITE FOUR DRUGS The drugs employed in the "shot-gun" treatment are: I. Procarbazine hydrochlor-ide, a synthetic chemical derived in part from Disease t Works one of the rocket fuels used in the space program. 2. Vinchristine, derived as an extract from the green periwinkle plant. 3. Prcclnisolonc, a hormonal substance. 4. Either a drug called cyclo-phosphamide or "nitrogen mustard" certified variant of the poison gas employed in the First World War. We are In the marKct for good usco liirm machinery trucks, IN MY HOME 8 A.M. to 5 p.m. week days. Phone STUDENTS PREPARED FOR Associate, Licentiate. Fellowship examinations. J. Navara, 327-8893. AGENCIES LIMITED ESTABLISHED 1927 College Mall Phone 328-3331 Residential, Commercial properties. Farms and ranches. City or Town. Lowest Interest rates available. First and second mortgages. Births, 'Deatl Cards Gf In Mem DEATHS W 1 L M 0 T T F r a n e i s passed away in the city on Saturday, August 22, 1970, beloved husband of Mrs. Florence Wilmott of 1019 9th Ave. N. Funeral services will be held in the Christensen Chapel on Wednesday, August 26 at 2 p.m., with Rev. R. L. Cris-field officiating. Interment will follow ir. the Mountain View Cemetery. Christensen Salmon Funeral Home Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service. C9813 MIHALKO Passed away in the city on Saturday, August 22, 1970, following a lengthy illness, Michael, at the age of 81 years, of the city, beloved husband of Mrs. Barbara Mihalko who is still surviving in the Old Country. Born in Czechoslovakia in 1888, the late Mr. Mihalko came to the Leth-bridge area as a coal miner in 1924, and upon the closing of the mines, helped on a number of farm operations in the area. For the past number of years he has been living in retirement in the city. Besides his wife, Barbara, survivors include one son, George and one daughter, Mrs. Ethel Ihnatko, both in the Old Country and another daughter, Mrs. Betty Krepelko who resides in Chicago; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Mary Yacku-lic and one niece, Mrs. J. (Anna) Kundrik, both of Leth-bridge. Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at a.m. in St. Peter and Si. Paul's Greek Catholic Church, with Rev. Father N. Diadio celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary section of Mountain View Cemetery. Prayers will be said on Tuesday (tonight) at p.m. in the Memorial Chapel, 703 13th St. N. Martin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service. Funerals, Thanks, oriams DEATHS McNABB Passed away in Ihe city on Tuesday, August 25, 1970, Mrs. Emma McNabb at (lie age of 82 years, of C38 8th St. S., beloved wife of the late Mr. George McNabb. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. Martin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service. C9814 HAIRY BULL Barry, passed away in Cardston on Monday, August 24th, 1970, at the age of 18 months, beloved son of Joe and Cecelia Hairy Bull of the Blood .Reserve. Funeral arrangements will be announced when c o m p 1 e t ed. Christensen Salmon Funeral Home, in Charge of Arrangements. Consignment or cosh. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coults Highway Phone Days 327-3145 Nights 327-16W WITH TYPING AND bankinn experience. Apply Tcronto Dominion bank. College Mall. KIFFIAK, A.R.C.T. PIANO and theory. Phone 328-4178 or AND THEORY tSlh St. S., 328-3208. HOUSEKEEPER FOR teacher. Five day week, school no !-days Live oul. One year old at home, three others tor lunch. MONEY WHEN YOU NEED IT! As a homeowner, you can use tie "idle equity" in your property (whether it Is fully paid for or nol) as security for a first or second mortgage loan from PLAZA. We provide funds for long-term debt consolidation, major purchases, financing "hard-to- mortgage older properties or any other TUITION ON GUITAR. Fred Kane. Phone 327-6B97. 50 MISC. ARTICLES JIAAE SITTER REQUIRED. Allcrnoons 2 to 5 p.m.. 815 23rd St. N. Phons 328-4533, alter 5 p.m. students. Phone 327-1208 or call at fi35 12th St. C N. HIGHEST PRICES LESSONS. 0.8. BENTSEN, A.N.C.M. m ST. S. Batteries, radiators. PAVIS ENTERPRISES 1505 2nd Ave. S. Phone EXTRA MONEY NOW BE-come a Vonda Beauty Counsellor representative. Phone 327-9173. LESSONS IN YOUR HOME OR mine. M02 15th Ave. N. Phone 328. IW. SCRAP MALE HELP LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS, sa per month. Phone terms to suit your requirements. Telephone or write giving complete details of current properly value, present mortgage balance (if any) and amount of cash required. 265-4900 PLA2A DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LTD. 1040 7th AVENUE S. W. CALGARY 2 teries Always paying more. NATIONAL SALVAGE CO. LTD. J06 MrJ St. North CARPENTERS. PHONE 328.162J. ED BARTEL CONSTRUCTION LTD CAST IRON, COPPER, 8RASS, RADI-ators, batteries. Highest prices. Var-lari Iron Ltd., 3303 2nd Ave. N. Phone 323-93 J2. WANTED. SUPPLY OWN tools. Mostly farm machinery. Phone 223-2333, Tabcr. AND GUITAR Popular and classical Instruction. S10 per month. Convcnietnly located a 1 6th Ave. and 1411. St. S. Fall term starts Aug. IBIh. Register now. Phono Mr. Symons at Might Revolt TORONTO (CP) Canada's poor might revolt unless other Canadians make some sacrifices, two welfare officials predicted Monday. Dr. John Frei, executive director of the Metropolitan Toronto Social Planning Council, said riots by poor people will result unless politicians step up spending on welfare. Reuoen Baetz, executive director of the Canadian Welfare Council, said the threat of violence by the poor "often, seems to have more effect on changing public attitudes for the better than a logical argument." Both were commenting in interviews en a speech by John Munro, federal health and welfare minister, in Halifax last weekend. Mr. Munro said he did not believe Canada was ready for an all-out attack on poverty because people are not willing to do with less themselves. Mr. Frei said Canadians should stop and think if they really want to live in a society that permits one of every five persons to live in poverty. Mr. Baetz said- welfare specialists are aware of public resistance to costly poverty programs and Mr. Munro displayed 'political guts" in talking openly about it. THE SALVATION ARMY NEEDS: Good used clolhlnq, particularly children's clothing. This can be left at 412 1st Ave S. or phone 328-2360 or for' pickup service. CARP E N T E R' S helper wanted. Phone R. RINGLAND A.R.C.T., R.M.I. JAMES C. RINGLAND A.R.C.T., R.M.T. Teachers ol piano, guitar, auto harp and theory welcome students for term commencing August 18. Students pre. pared for exams, recitals, festivals if desired. Interesting musical opport-unifies. Pleasl phone Let uv the Canadian Cancer Socie-tv. in care of L. S. Richards, Blairmorc or Mrs. Verona Ocz-kowski, Beaver Mines. Fanlin Chapels Ltd., is in charge. WANTED NOW! TEENAGERS, mothers, grandmothers. ai once fo show our exciting line of Christmas cards and gifts to friends, neighbours, relatives. Earn extra cash for Christmas this easy way. No ex-perience needed. Our beautifully illustrated catalogue, with over 300 items shown in color, helps you to set many orders. Write loday for Chrislmas cards on approval and free catalogue Monarch Greelintj Cards, Dept. 46, 217 Cannon, Hamilton, Ont. LIVE AT COOP UP TO 10 p m. August 27th only. Duane For-syth. Welling. PAN READY. 33c PER LB. on dozen tots. Free delivery. Hellmuth Dyck, Coaldale. Phone 3-15-3224. PETS AND GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS. Call 452-6645 or write Peggy Lakman, box 858, Great Falls, DO YOU WANT A STEADY PART-TIME JOB? InJpfStinti work from home Long assignment. NO SELLING. Good telephone personality needed. Guaranteed hourly rate. Write brief resume to Box 3, Herald and you will be contacted. Include phone number. EDUCATIONAL AMD FEMALE CHIHUAHUA type puppies for sale. Phone 327-1983. M.I 19th St. N. HIGH SCHOOL A T HOME. Canada's leading school. National College, Ave. S.E., Calgary, Alta. Phone Z69-8322. BUSINESS R BLOCK Thousands arc earning good money in the growing field of professional income tax service. Now H R BlocK Canada's Largest income Tax Service Will teach you to prepare income tax returns in ci special 12 week luition course. Classes conveniently scheduled to accommodate working studen's and housewives. Curriculum Includes practice problems, supervised by experienced Block instructors. Enrolment is open to all ages. No previous training or experience re-tiuirfid. For complete flc'aiij, coll: Roy HSR BLOCK BI5 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH 327-371? DRYWALL CO. LTD. residential commercial. Textured ceilings, Gyproc vi'nyle board. Complete drywall and steel studs. Phone 328-656J anytime. MEMORIAM ALFOHD In loving memory of our dear dad, Edwin Wallace, who passed away August 24, 1955. In memory's garden We meet every day. and Nellie and their families. K. Resting Moscoio BELGRADE (AP) Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, is resting in his summer home near Moscow after three months of medical treatment in a hospital, the Yugoslav news agency Tanjug reported today from the Soviet capital. The dispatch said Khrushchev, 76, has heart trouble. The report said he now is spending most of his time raising flowers, p a i n t g and practising his hobby of LIBRARY ASSISTANT Catholic Ccntr.il High School To assis! Librarian in ordering and processing orint and non-print materials; also lo assist students in gather-inrj references for Iheir work. Preferably applicants should have University or Colloqc hackqr'oufid in Er.olish and Library courts. Anpli-cants must aUf: lo typo. .Salary or, per .schedule. Apply to: Robert A. KrmmiM Superintendent of Schools Lellibridge Catholic School District No. 9 534 13 Stroct South-Lcthbriclcjc, Altci. CANADIANS Security with high earninqs. Earn per year operating wol located grocery store in Edmonton or Calgary. Idea! tor man 3rd wile team. Minimum capital requirftd Reply with resume and references to Box 13, Herald. TIME INCOME Rofillinci and collecting mcr.ey from NEW "TYPE high qualify coin-operatetl dispensers in your area. No soiling To qualify you musl have car, references, SfiOQ to cash. Seven to twelve hours weekly can net excellent monthly inccmc. .More full time. For personal interview write CAN-APENN DISTRIBUTING LTD., P.EPT. D, 160 Bay St., Suite 205, Toronlo 1T OnMfio. Include phone number. Dryness MIJSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) -Ed Synar, a Muskogc: area landowner and cattleman, had his own way of describing the lack of rain in recent weeks, "it's been so dry we've been spraying the catfish (or ticks." he MUSIC TEACHERS PIANO LESSONS FOR BEGINNTRS. Inquire 5963-25 WILL TEACH PIANO IN YOUR home grfldei one-five. Phone Ft fir i p.m. OF WORD The term uular is derive! from the initial letters of the words radio detection and K> Bb TURNED INTO HARD CASH THROUGH HERALD CLASSIFIED ;