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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta JU THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD December 1973 International project is unique Students feel earth's pulse By STEPHEN WEBBE Christian Science Monitor Mass -Ina unique project devised by the Smithsonian students throughout the world are helping to feel the pulse of the planet As members of the Inter- national Environmental Alert Netwbrk a monitor- ing system set up earlier this year by the institution's Center for Short-Lived Phenomena over 000 secondary school and un- iversity level students throughout the United States are busy observing and documenting unpredictable and short-lived natural events In addition. 600 foreign students from as far afield as South and Brazil are taking part in the scheme network is a means by Herald- Youth which the world's student pop- ulation can contribute directly to increasing man's knowledge of the and geographical distribution of both natural and man-caused events that have an impact on the en- vironment and ecological says lEAN's program John Whit- man Mr Whitman says that network members report to the CSLP on such matters as bird and fish animal population or oil Here Are the ANSWERS for your NEWS QUIZ PART PART PART I 2-can 5-George Papadopoulos I 5-c 5-c PICTURE QUIZ Ottawa Rough Riders and chemical unusual her- and other toxic sub- stance and un- usual and land pollution The set up in 1968 to receive and disseminate infor- mation about transient natural events to the world scientific then and judges reports their significance as events that offer unique field research opportunities to scientists Suitable events are then documented on postcards and sent both to the network's stu- dent sensors and the CSLP's scientific cor- respondents around the who in the last five years have reported on such classics as the Malaysian frog the Tanzanian army worm out- and the Amazon River porpoise disappearance Mr Whitman says students have reported 40 per cent of all events communicated to the center this year These included a brown-tailed butterfly outbreak in a deer starvation along the and a fish kill in the Jordan River. The center also has prepared short-term projects in which students provide scientists with samples and observational data. test the fesibility of us- ing students in systematically observing and sampling the the un- der the direction of two Smithsonian Institution has developed a bamboo survey project in the United says Mr Whitman In this he students from all 50 states and the District of Columbia are finding out whether or not bamboo grows in their respec- tive if whether or not it is flowering in baiiboo is a rather rare and little under- stood comments Mr Whitman. 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Theatre caravan on tour A particularly petulant Peter Pan and an equally determined and literate Charlie the Chicken were in- troduced to school audiences this as the Theatre Calgary Caravan made its rounds in Lethbndge Two plays by Jonathan Levy of New are be- ing presented throughout Southern Alberta by the caravan troupe consisting of three actors and a stage manager. The performances are staged for junior and senior high school students and began in continuing through to Christmas recess The second leg of the caravan tour will commence in playing before elementary audiences Shown are excerpts from Theatre portray- ing an aging actress attempting to act out Peter Pan for an unsympathetic director and receiving harrassment from a moustachioed line-corrector i r Left to right performers are Brian Leslie Saunders and Jean-Pierre Fournier. New beginnings for girls offered at Arrabon House TORONTO the first time in my life I've really been said one 14- year-old girl who had been in and out of training school and foster homes since she began stealing at 12 At Arrabon House really care about not like at training was hell want to make good now If I can just stay here until I'm 16 then I can get a job and move out on my own I want to show my family I can change Arrabon House is a 13-room home that offers another beginning to seven-teen-age girls whose lives have become unspun before the age of 16 One of only three private group homes in it Class to Edmonton By MAURREN McCALL The Grade 9 natural science class will be leaving for Ed- monton early tomorrow morn- ing at 5 30 The trip will cost about and the group has been trying to raise the money themselves. The group has made beautiful Christmas centrepieces that are on for 95 during the day the school They should matte beautiful gifts for anyone. The basketball season is at hand and the boys and girls have already started try-outs and practices with many students showing interest. The basketball beanies for this year are coming along slowly but surely and should be on sale soon was opened in February by Maria a Loretto Order nun and former high school teacher. It is not a centre for pregnant or drug- addicted girls but a temporary cool-off residence for chronic runaways and girls involved m truancy or petty crimes are girls who have trouble relating to she said. they have been culturally and socially deprived and when they come to us they are afraid and guilt-ridden try to provide a family-like setting that was lacking in their earlier years Family courts place girls in Arrabon House and the length of stay depends on how long the court provides their daily subsidy. Family court sponsors girls for six continuing payment only if probation is renewed. The correctional services department subsidizes long- term stays if it feels it would be detrimental to return a girl to her home they have problems I en- courage them to come to me and we work things out pri- Maria said rules are not meant as a curb on their freedom but a base from which to grow and ex- pand Regulations are similar to those of any family with teen- age girls Curfews at 10 p.m. midnight on week- regular school atten- dance and responsibility for keeping bedrooms laundry and dishes washed. On a group of St Michael's College male students visits Each of the seven girls is given a weekly most of which is spent on ciga- rettes girls are all heavy smokers And if that helps them cope with their it's all Rhodes award to Local man receives BA A Lethbndge man was among 33 students receiv- ing bachelor's degrees from Colorado College Dale Richard son of Mr. and Mrs Paul 637 llth St. received his degree in English after completing nis studies at the end of the academic year last June. Visits Calgarian Medicine Hat The 1973-74 Alberta Dairy 18- year-old Debbie Long- eway of was in Medicine Hat this week as part of her fall tour of the province. She visited a number of area schools and spoke at the noon meeting of the Medicine Hat wdiiis Ciub Her topic was to save money on your food A Calgary man has been awarded the Rhodes Scholarship for sub- ject to formal confirmation by the trustees for the Rhodes Scholarship Trust The scholarship is tenable at Ox- ford University beginning in 1974 Dr William G 22. son of Mr and Mrs James T Hughson. 2431 Richmond Road. was also awarded the Doctor of Medicine Degree last June by the University of Dr Hughson was of 32 students admitted to the firM class of I ho mcdic.il school at I ho 11 of r fiom over 500 ;