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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Noise is health hazard only industry can prevent Friday,' December 3, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 7 EDMONTON (CP) - Unless something is done, about one of every 10 working Albertans could end their working years with some kind of hearing impairment, Dr. C. R. May, director of industrial health services for Alberta, said Thursday. Excessive industrial noise exposure is the cause, he said. It was a major health hazard and industry was not doing as much as it can to overcome the problem. However, he believes regulations passed this year by the government mean industry now will have to take its responsi- bility in this area seriously. Dr. May was a main speaker at a workmen's compensation board seminar in industrial noise. More than 100 delegates from all types of industry attended. "The new regulations put the responsibility for dealing with the hazard of noise on the industry itself," Dr. May said in an interview at the seminar. "They cause the hazard so they must solve the problem." Research has shown that exposure to extremely high levels of noise or constant exposure to certain lower levels can cause definite hearing loss, he said. CORRECTION Royal Canadian Legion ENTERTAINMENT Fri., Dec. 3rd - Beaver Room - "MOONGLOWS" Sat., Dee. 4th - Vimy Lounge - "MOONGLOWS" Sat., Dee. 4th - Beaver Room - "METROS" FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS MAKE UP A PARTY COME TO EL RANCHO CABARET  Friday-"MAGELLAN"  Saturday-"ANYTHING GOES" IN THE LOUNGE  Friday and Saturday-"WHISTLER" IN THE TAVERN  Friday and Saturday-"Changes" Admission $1.25 (Side Entrance) 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. FOOD and REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE The El Rancho Motor Hotel is now licensed to serve liquor and wine in its Outrider 'I Tavern LABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT Appearing Nightly in the Club up to and including Saturday, Dec. 4 'TONY WHITE1 Members and Invited Guests! A pamphlet put out by his department says it has been "conservatively estimated" that 60,000 Albertans suffer some degree of hearing impairment caused by industrial noise. "When the. degree of deafness reaches a level at which the man is occupationally handicapped, then the disability becomes compensable and the matter is dealt with by the Workmen's Compensation Board," he said. He estimates that, If nothing is done by industry, this could result in claims of about $136 million during the next 45 years -or about $3 million a year. The new Alberta regulations require the employer to take appropriate measures to suppress the noise if possible, or to isolate the worker, from the noise or to supply protection equipment. Dr. May believes these regulations, which he said are stronger than similar United States legislation, will force industry into accepting its responsibilities. Any industry that did not comply could be closed down or fined, he said. However, his department usually prefers to work on "a persuasion basis," he said. It's more important to see that the regulatio ? are met. The new regulations use a noise scale that can be measured with simpler and much less expensive equipment than was used previously. Dr. May said this means that even "small, five-man operations" can carry out the necessary testing. Hope Mission needs $30,000 BUMPY RIDE - Despite the ominous rumblings of adults, children continue to .enjoy the season's first snowfall as this unidenified Montreal lad shows after he transformed an otherwise lackluster stairwell in front of his home into a pint-sized, albeit temporary toboggan run. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON - Mayfair Theatre "LAURENCE OF ARABIA" - In color. Starring Peter O'Toole. Friday and Saturday, December 3 and 4. Friday show at 8:00 p.m. only. Matinee Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD - Empress Theatre "A MAN CALLED SLEDGE" - In color. Starring James Garner and Dennis Weaver. Friday and Saturday, December 3 and 4. Friday shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Adult - Not Suitable For Children. Special Matinee Saturday at 2:00 p.m. "PARDNERS" - In color. Starring Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin. Family. All seats 50c. MILK RIVER - Sunland Theatre "THE MERCENARY" - In Technicolor. Starring Jack Palance, Franco Nero and Tony Musante. Friday and Saturday, December 3 and 4. Friday show at 8:30 p.m. Adult. PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre "WILLARD" - In color. Starring Ernest Borgnine. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 3, 4 and 5. Friday show at 8:00 p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK - Fox Theatre "LE MANS" - In color. Starring Steve McQueen. Friday and Saturday, December 3 and 4. Friday shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Matinee Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Family. RAYMOND - Capitol Theatre "GIANT" - In color. Starring Rock Hudson and Burl Ives. Friday and Saturday, December 3 and 4. Friday show at 8:00 p.m. Family. THE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL TAVERN PRESENTS . . . "THE ESQUIRES" Top country western rock group APPEARING NIGHTLY THRU SATURDAY, DEC. 11th 8:30 p.m. - 12 Midnight at the .  . LETHBRIDGE HOTEL TAVERN Cor. 5th St. and 2nd Ave. S. Fully Licensed LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Friday and Saturday Nights From 8 p.m. to 12 Midnight FEATURING "THE LINEMEN" AT THE DALLAS TAVERN 312 5th STREET SOUTH FULLY LICENSED  BALDWIN PIANOS  BALDWIN ORGANS  ACCORDIONS  ROCK 'N ROLL ORGANS  ELECTRIC PIANOS  METRONOMES  MUSIC STANDS Leisont for any musical instrument can be arranged for CONTACT BERTI'S SCHOOL of MUSIC Exclusive Baldwin Piano and Organ Dealer 2646 SOUTH PARKSIDE DRIVE Phone 327-0115 Long legal battle won by actress HOLLYWOOD (AP) -Mary Pickford, after 47 years has won by default a battle against a gas tank that offended her when she reigned as Hollywood's movie queen. In 1924, the. Los Angeles Gas and Electric Co. erected a 224-foot high holding tank behind the now-gone United Artists studio. *� Miss Pickford, an owner as well as star of United Artists, was outraged because the tank marred a studio scene that was supposed to be French provincial street. The Toronto-born actress demanded that the utility compa ny remove the tank, but it re fused. Now, the utility company's successor, Southern California Gas Co., has dismantled the tower. The company says took down the tank because un derground facilities can now store the gas. Kiss of death TURIN, Italy (AP) - A 15-y e a r -o 1 d girl factory worker died today in what police said was a cyanide pill kiss of death with her married lover. Antonio Andreucci, 27, a foreman in the factory, was charged with murder. He was in serious condition in hospital from cyanide poisoning. Police quoted him as saying he put the cyanide pill in his mouth and passed it to the girl, Maria Tummolo, in a double suicide kiss because "ours was a love without a future." Todays Showtimes PARAMOUNT Friday and Saturday Short Subjects - 7:00, 9:15 "The Organization" 7:25, 9:40 Last Complete Show - 9:15 Special Matinee Saturday - Short Subjects - 2:15 "Mothra" - 2:40 One Complete Show - 2:15 PARAMOUNT CINEMA Friday and Saturday Short Subjects - 7:15 9:25 'Play'Misty for Me" 7:40, 9:50 Last Complete Show - 9:25 COLLEGE CINEMA Friday and Saturday Short Subjects - 7:00, 9:15 "Clay Pidgeon" 7:40, 9:55 Last Complete Show - 9:15 . EDMONTON (CP) - Hope] Mission, a source of physical and spiritual help for the "down and out" in the city for more than 40 years, is in trouble. The Mission (at 9904 106th Ave.) has an outstanding mortgage of $35,000 due Dec. 31 and has only $6,000 in its mortgage fund. "But I'm confident we'll do it,".Howard Hunt, Mission superintendent, said. "People are sitting up and taking notice of us lately." "The only guaranteed income we receive every month is $120 we get from a house we rent out," Mr. Hunt said in an interview. "The rest is donated." The purpose of the mission, he said, is to provide for the physical needs of the poor as well as their .spiritual needs. "And I think these people are more open to hearing of God's salvation than the average church-goer." People attending regular churches were more sophisticated and established in their worship. They didn't have to worry about their physical needs so it was hard for them to fully appreciate what God should mean to them. "I don't deny that possibly 90 per cent of the people who come here are here for the free food and clothing. But does this mean we shouldn't try? I feel the results aren't up to us- they're up to God." Mr. Hunt said the mission provides a full meal every Sunday for about 90 children. Many children come to Hope Mission hungry and cold. Some come barefoot and without coat or jacket and others without food all day." The mission recently began classes for women. About 25 women meet every Tuesday afternoon for Bible study, a friendly chat, a cup of tea and some goodies." Used clothing was also available. More than three tons of food and clothing, donated by businessmen and private individuals, is distributed by the mission every month. A gospel service followed by lunch is carried on each night except Saturday for 125 "desolate" men. Mr. Hunt said the services are conducted by some 30 local churches "yet very few churches donate money or resources to us." "Most of it comes from businesses." The overhead for the mission last month was less than $1,000, including "wages and everything." "This is how we survive. We keep everything down to a minimum. I'm hired on the basis if not enough money comes in, I don't get paid until it does." Mr. Hunt said the mission has only two workers on salary. He receives $300 a month plus free housing and John Mc-Ewan, superintendent of men and family counsellor, is paid $200 a month. "After we get the mortgage paid off my next priority is a rehabilitation centre for ihe men. I feel we only have half a program going now. We need to get these men away from this area of the city instead of throwing them back into it again." ANNUAL INCREASE In every decade since Confederation, with the single exception of the 1930s, urban population in Canada has increased by five per cent. ANNUAL LUTEFISK AND TURKEY BANQUET SCANDINAVIAN VASA LODGE NO. 579 SCANDINAVIAN HALL SATURDAY, DEC. 4/1971 Supper From 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. DANCING TO FOUOW MEMBERS AND GUESTS ONLY      NIGHTLY ENTERTAINMENT Friday and Saturday "4 Hits and a Miss" AT THE MINERS1 LIBRARY 733 13th St. N. MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLYI NOW FULLY LICENSED PARAMOUNT 4th AVE K. 8lh Sr  iJI '..Hill Saturday Matinee Only at 2:15 p.m. PLUS 3 STOOGES COMEDY AND CARTOONS ALL SEATS THIS SHOW 50b FREE TICKETS TO SUN LIVING JAMAICA (FILM PRESENTATION) Saturday, December 11th, 1971 YATES CENTRE-8:00 P.M. TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM "A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL" OR YATES CENTRE Presented by . . . A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL SERVICE 903 3rd Avenue South Phone 328-7921 or 328-1771 Office Open Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. FREE PARKING AT REAR OF BUILDING BO�KS �F FA^p^^^^^^ " SIDNEY POITJER ;, NOW ON SALE ADULT ~ "MP. � PARAMOUNT ORoanizaTioir" COLOR IJniliMf flplisls NOW SHOWING at 7:00 and 9:15 p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA -1th AVI & btli SI  W MIIU TONITE thru SUNDAY at 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. CLINT IASTWOOD "PLAY MISTY FOR Ml" t jte a Killer! JESSICftWALTER donamius JOHnwwi CLAY ,# oO*-*' PIGEON METROCOLOR MGMJ RESTRICTED ADULT COLLEGE 1 ''il MA! [ . I/U (, tnu I S Of t HI t 1'AHKINlj TONITE and SAT. at 7:00 and 9:15 p.m. LETHBRIDGE SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION FIRST CONCERT OF THE SEASON MONDAY, DEC. 6th - 8:30 P.M. Under the direction of IUCIEN NEEDHAM and WAITER GOERZEN 4CONCERTS ALL AT THE Yates Centre at 8:30 p.m. SEASONS TICKETS Adults ...... SI0.00 Students..... $ 5.00 TICKETS ON SALE AT Leister's Music Ltd. - Paramount Theatre Bldg. ADULTS - RUSH TICKETS $3.00 - STUDENTS $1.50 ;