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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald- Family Local driver examiner has never been scared By JIM LOZERON Herald Staff Writer You may meet him only once in a lifetime. He sits at the passenger side of the car and pulls out his clipboard. You sit maybe wondering if you have made the grade. And prepare yourself for the verdict from the driver ex- aminer. Sydney for 20 years a driver says a driver ex- aminer should try to be constructive no psychologist. I don't have any letters behind my but I have to use applied psychology every says Mr Healy. try to give the other fellow exactly the same break I would demand if I were in his says the chief ex- aminer in charge of the Lethbndge driver testing of- fice. Mr. Healy. opened the Lethbridge office in 1958 after working one day per week in the city for five years out of the Calgary office. Although he now spends most of his time as an ad- Mr. Healy relishes being out on the road. had many jobs in my says Mr. a truck driver for 15 years He graduated as a gas diesel and aeronautical engineer after leaving the farm at 22. worked at that for a cou- ple of years until I convinced myself working on a cold gar- age floor working on those dad-burned trucks wasn't for says Mr. Healy. this is the most challenging. You deal with a different person every time called it a promotion when they moved me into the put me in charge of quite a number of men. I don't know. I'd just as soon be out there riding around in trucks and he says. wouldn't say I get to talk to more people but I really feel when I get out with the applicant maybe this is the one out of 10 that I can give a real inkling of what they should do to prevent says Mr Healy a little apprehen- sive for the first year or two but you have to train he says. you go off the deep end LETHBRIDGE FISH D I II fl WEDNESDAY GAME ASSN. DIHUU AT 8 P M S120 JACKPOT IN 57 NUMBERS FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS Sthjind IN 7 NUMBERS IN THE EAGLES 13th Street Nortn NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 AFTERNOON BINGO EVERY WED. AT 2 P.M. MOOSE 3 Ave. North 5 Money DOUBLED Weekly Jackpot Prizes Free Cards SPONSORED BY THE WOMEN OF THE MOOSE No Children Under 16 Allowed Everybody Welcome LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY at 8 p.m. JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 54 NUMBERS OR LESS one number per week until 1st GAME JACKPOT 5th GAME S25 10th GAME JACKPOT IN 49 NUMBERS FREE BUS SERVICE HOME AFTER BINGO MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NORMANDY LOUNGE Children under 16 not allowed by Auxiliary to Canadian Legion you're no says Mr. Healy. Mr. Healy says he has never been frightened while taking applicants out. The speed an applicant can drive during the test 30 m.p.h. is in an ex- aminer's favor. However Mr. Healy recalls one in which he almost lost his composure. The fellow was anything but a chauffeur. During the test the examiner directed the driver back to the office after an exhibition of wobbling all over the road. came back onto 5th Street and I asked for another right hand turn. A stop sign didn't stop us a 'down there about two-thirds of a block pull in and angle park.' Sure enough we did pull in there still at 20 says Mr. Healy. said stop. There happened to be a nice big light stanchion set in solid concrete. We creamed that with the right front buckling in the headlight and fender plus the wheel. the smoke cleared the applicant was thrown over the wheel and it just knocked the wind out of him couldn't say anything at all Of course I lost my hat. I lost my board and I lost my pen and I darn near lost my he says. Another fellow. Mr. Healy remembers took his driving test about 12 times. If you were going to be scared he would have scared you. He'd go around a corner way too run stop go 30 m p.h. through a school zone. was too busy just trying to see watching everything along the says Mr Healy Not only was he a poor driver but the applicant had a language problem. It took him four months to pass the written part of the test he took orally But he never got dis- ''He was really says Mr. Healy. PARKING FOR DRIVER TESTING ONLY All systems go Sydney a driver tester for 20 makes a preliminary check on a car before setting out for a test run. Women urged to guard against night attackers TORONTO Women driv- ing alone at night are convenient targets for criminals. But by taking a few common-sense precautions NEW BINGO NEW LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE 1234 3rd Ave. N. WEDNESDAY at 8 p.m. 24 Games 2 Jackpots One Played Off On Increase Weekly This Week Jackpot in 53 Numbers Feature Games Free Cards Cards Sold Wo One Under 16 Years Allowed to Play they can minimize the risk of being attacked So says Rene A. vice-president and general manager of service leasing a leader in the development of safe-driving programs To avoid making things easy for night-time Mr. Classen offers the following tips for women who must drive alone Keep your gas tank full and your car in top so you won't be forced to stop in the middle of nowhere A train with 40 engines and 1.860 freight cars. A freight car is useless if it isn't going somewhere. And to get it it takes people. People like locomotive engineer Al Fuller. Al typifies the new thinking at CP Rail. Thinking that has given us an almost improve- ment in on-time perfor- mance on certain key trains. We improved this service through better planning and utilization of equipment. We added new pieces of rolling stock last And spent on ties. This kind of commitment is part of the spirit at CP Rail. We believe good freight service is really a question of good people. Whether they're fore- casting buying new or ensuring another on-time arrival. At CP Rail we believe freight is people- like Al Fuller. And we want to keep the spirit that has made us the world's largest investor- owned transportation system. We're committed. Call your District Trev Jones at 328-3373 and see. and re-designed and of towners call Zenith modified another Then we bought 40 new freight locomotives at ap- proximately each. Rail I I I Stick to well-lighted roads in familiar neighborhoods even if it means going out of your way. Avoid being caught in a situation where you have to get out and ask for directions. Lock all car doors and keep the windows shut. You're particularly vulnerable when getting out of or into your so park on a well-lighted street or in a parking lot that has an atten- dant. Before you get into the car. look inside to make sure there's nobody hiding on the backseat floor. Before you start tell somebody at your destination what route you plan to follow and when you expect to arrive. If you don't show they can start looking for you. If you do a lot of driving after you might consider taking a dog along for protec- tion. If your car breaks stay inside and wait for a policeman If a stranger com- es stay inside and ask him to send help from the nearest service station. If a car pulls across the road and blocks your blow your horn for help but stay in the locked car. If you're keep blowing the horn and drive to the nearest police or fire station worry about being late to a party or a Mr. Classen ignore people who make fun of you for being 'over-cautious'. A woman driving along at night should think of herself first. Better safe than Girl loses pleasure of kissing LONDON Jacque- line a 26-year-old blonde who says she lost the pleasure of kissing after facial injuries in a road was awarded the equivalent of damages by the British High Court on Friday. Her lawyer said the injuries made her lips numb and left scars on her face and knees. The damages were awarded against the driver of a car blamed for causing the crash. LABKL PKSTICIDES Pesticides should never be stored in pop canning or other unmarked con- tainers and should be kept in a Technique allows arterial close-up By HAROLD M. SCHMECK JR. New York Times Service WASHINGTON The technology that made possible man's first close-up map of Mars has been coupled with the old-fashioned x-ray to give doctors a new and potentially important view of hardening of the arteries. The scientists who developed the new technique for viewing human blood vessels expect it to become a key tool for studying that common type of hardening of the arteries which ranks as the nation's No. 1 health problem. A substantial measure of their enthusiasm is shared by officers of the National Heart and Lung Institute which has supported research leading to the new technique. The method was developed through collaboration between the jet propulsion laboratory of the California Institute of Technology and the Universi- ty of Southern California Medical School. It involves basically the same computer- aided technology for ex- tracting information from im- ages that scientists of national aeronautics and space ad- ministration used to separate the real picture from the murk of extraneous radio noise in the signals they received via spacecraft from the vicinity of Mars. In the case of heart research the technology is used to extract a meaningful picture of the irregularities within arteries from an or- dinary arteriogram an x- ray visualization of an artery The purpose is to watch the progression or the regression of atherosclerosis in the atherosclerosis in the arteries over a period of time. Atherosclerosis involves the formation of fatty plaques in the interior lining of arteries. As these plaques become progressively enlarged they restrict the flow of blood and ultimately may block a blood vessel This is the process believed to be respon- sible for most heart attacks and many strokes. It is therefore at the root of the disease group that accounts for most American deaths. The new technique produces x-ray pictures on which the size and shape of irregularities representing atherosclerotic plaques can be seen clearly within human arteries The ability to see the size and extend of plaques within arteries offers the prospect of taking pictures repeatedly at yearly intervals to see whether plaques are growing or retreating under the influence of exercise or drug treatment. This kind of sequential study of atherosclerosis in living patients could have profound effect on knowledge of the dis- ease and efforts to cope with it. Conventional x-ray studies of the arteries will show total blockage or serious narrowing of an but will not or- dinarily give the kind of detail available through the new method. Calendar There will be a dress rehearsal for members of the Anne Campbell Singers held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and at p.m. Saturday at the Yates Centre. The Hi Neighbour Club will dance from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Lotus Tuesday instead of Thursday. The DDJ's orchestra will be in atten- dance. pop and sandwiches will be served. Everyone welcome to attend. Members of the Lethbridge and District Youth Recreation Association are asked to remember the annual meeting to be held today at 5 p.m. in the Royal Trust office. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES BLACKOUT Until LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM EVEHY p.m. HELP US TO HELP The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Clothing. Household Effects Call 328-2800 For Pickup Service OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. Have your Carpets and Furniture cleaned right in your home makes them and ready for guests in just a few NO soaking NO scrubbing with Duraclean's unique absorption process See colors come fibers upholstery PARENTS' For FREE estimate call WILSON DONALDSON 1404 11 Avenue Lethbridge Phone 326-5886 or 327-6984 Duraetcjn 11 the deaninf melhod iliai Nai the commen- dation of Parent' Magazine and approval of the American Rejeirch leslmc La bo i a tones. 317 5th St. S. Phoit9 327-7331 IHVIJtS 900 tO ATTCND CHRISTMAS SHOPPING PARTY CHARGEX WELCOME WEDNESDAY. DEC. 5th p.m. to 9 p.m. A SPECIAL 10 Discount WILL BE GIVEN ON ALL REGULAR PRICED IFMCTIVI ON PRICID ITIMfl ;