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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta IS THE UTHDRIDGE HERALD Criilny, December It. 1971 4-J Lr Even when voifre sick Happiness is Christmas I I fill alendar of- local liappeiuncji A Christmas K'.e candlelight service will bo held ui Uic anesc United Church wi Friday from 9: JO p.m. comc. The Christian imony mooting Science Testi- bc hold Wednesday at p.m. in the church auditorium, -t Avc. S. Everyone welcome. Faith Rebokah Lodge will meet on Mondav at ft p.m. in the IOOF hull. Visiting Hebek- atis welcome. There will be a New Years Eve square dance party spon- sored by Ihe Beaux 'n Belles (if ucl- Milk Kivcr in Ihe Erie Rivers j High School gym. New Years Eve, at p.m.Women are asked to please bring some- thing to complement ham. All square dancers welcome. (ioklen Mile .Senior Citizens Centre: The keep fit classes mil be postponed until Jan. 10 at a.m. The Golden Mile Singers nil! be singing at the Moose j Hall on Jan. 7. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Campus Corner By JVDE TUKIC Staff Writer The student i pitched in Wilh streamers and and Merry Christmases written j all over the ward, the children in Michael's Hospital are wiml s nurses have; apy program which has been making toys, i used for two years, md- storybooks Thcv ,lhe ;tudcnts) kccp the children amused, make their activi- givc them the alten- s tree, done up in stay here happier with wilh the prettiest j ties, Hid give them the ui nii'iTiiiit i i IJLOpllilr (ill1 i nielli wit until- prepared for the biggest day in silently waits out, lion they need wliile away from the season. "le beside the neighboring home." Being en the inside and look- i creche. went on lo say that visit- ing cut hasn't slopped them more Bllt for nmv< I ing is encouraged. from being happy end waiting the colv! we encourage the par- ivith cnthU5iasm for the arrival! ;lnd the go enti to come and visit so the of the Christ-Child. Wilh a little bit of added exciimenl. they pursued a normal day of going from room lo room, tagging after the nurs- their own ways. While some watch Sesame others take part in play therapy which is supervised by the nurses and the students. 05, and demanding freely given The students, who are on the attention for toys, stories, just a few minutes of holdi Cheryl, cute and spoiled by the stiiff, begged favors from everyone, while Chris continu- or floor during the day ,-s part of ing I their training, are respDiisible for keeping the children amus- ed and busy they in the hospital. The play therapy program is ed his decorating from atop a designed lo give each child an i-n 111.3 nuiii mup u UCMylltu lu ylvu LlltlU H] bright red fireplace, and gladly I activity Ifcsl will help him ti i said that he didn't mind being develop an aspect of his greirtl in the hospital because he'd he fcr his age. home for Christmas. Judy Korth, a second year For tha others who must Slav j student, said, "We the behind. Ihe dsy will be made i game to the development of the j sit with h'm." it should be by j child. Whaic-ver is done is Th( children can get accustomed to haying them come and go, and know that they will return." Mr. Kcentn added that "par- ents should Jet the child know when they will be back, related to a time period on the ward that they can understand, such as after or after rest period." To help the child get over separation anxiety (homesick- ness) the nurses carry and cuddle the wild. "He is not allowed to sa'd Mrs. Keenan, if the child is overly distressed, we call the to and JOAN WALTERS Kate Andrews High School Well, soon it will be Clirist- mas again. Everywhere there arc Christmas lights, parcels wrapped up in bright paper, manger scenes, and yon hear Christmas songs everywhere you go. But, for some reason it was more exciting in Grade one. You remember, we all went through it. The day you g( twelve if ue were lucky. i made a deal with our brothers and sisters Uiat the first one awake has to wake up the rest of us. Our mother forbade us to wake anybody up because "You get up too cariy as it is." Everybody was anxious to see Santa Clans, but he never came until everyone was asleep. He always made it though, as we found out bright and early the as special as the staff. Christmas Eve will see the i lion, besides keeping traditional stockings hung by I happy while here." the beds with care, and lots of "The children paint, i meant to help him in co-ordina- hiin color, goodies will be put inside, do- j make decorations, presents for nations of the patients from the others who can't gel Auxiliary Hospital. Dinner will be just as good added Alenka Kveder, ts it is at home, with lots of student. read, or we read to next morning. j The next day was hectic.! to the your part in the Christmas con- j Mom had to get a turkey done Day. cert you came home and told i by dinner time and we were no! Mommy: "f get to be the rabbit I help at all. I just had to ride i Mommy, and I have to have a i my tricycle around all dav (II _ costume and my teacher wants i kept bumping into the table) j turkey complete with all those trimmings. None of (lie patients will miss out on the fun of gelling their presents either. Santa has de- livered tnem to their homes, and has left strict orders with The daily ward schedule be- gins at 7 a.m. when the chil- dren wake up. They are bathed, weighed, given breakfast and medications are administered before the doctors visit. Lunch is served at and a two hour rest period follows. Those who are restless are held or read to until they are quiet. Supper is at 4 p.m. and bedtime, which with age, starts at 7 p.m. of games and toys are available And tonight, an early bed- time for the children will leave. Uie way clear for Santa as he around, also a looks from her Most of activities are done in the playroom, and some varies' accordingly in the child's room. All types starts at 7 p.m. fcr the children in room which comes the play- complete mom and dad to take them up j TV. with tables and chairs and a MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU! -While Christene Van Sanlen wheelchair, and student nurse Judy Korth takes a closer pesk, little Cheryl Compton checks out her fallen Santa's hat. She's looking fcr toys, but no matter what, will have to wait until tomorrow 1o ses what the jolly man has left for her at St. Michael's Hos- pital children's ward. pays them a visit. None of the I kiddies will be forgotten, and hospital on Christmas! Mrs. V. Keenan. head none left disappointed. Christ- explained the diversional ther-1 mas is for them. Africa ill erne of program by United Church me to learn my lines by Wed- nesday so we can rehearse xrithout our papers and Suzie gets to be the walking doll and. and rny brother insisted on try- j ing on! his new skates on the livmgroom nig. My sister must j have pulled the Christmas tree down three times. Somehow we made it through the day and in our childhood. As we grow older the excitement is still there, but there is something different about it. 1 guess Christmas r e a 11 y is for chil- dren. During this Christmas season and, and. Ycu learned your lines all right, but you didn't learn any spelling or j that night we were absolutely arithmetic or reading for a exhausted. I don't know how we week. It was fun though, and i kept going all day long. you wouldn't have missed it for I It sure was fun. We've all all the chocolate ice cream I waited anxiously for Christmas cones in the world. The Christmas party at school was something else. To start things off you got lunch. Sam put a jelly bean in his pop and it fizzed out all over Sandy's Christmas dress. Some- body brought sandwiches but we soon got rid of them. (The j Kate Andrews High School janitor never did figure out j attempting to make Christmas why his dog wasn't very him- j happier for three families in gry at Everybody Coaldale by distributing three stuffed themselves so natural-1 Christmas hampers. We have ]y we needed a few unor-' sponsored a toy drive and ganized games to wear off the i we've donated to the cup of extra energy. In the end the; milk fund, teacher sent us outside. We had! Here's wishing everyone han- a fantastic snowball fight. (We'P'ness and peace this Christ- weren't going to wear our mas. and all the Christrr.ases Christmas dresses after that to come from everyone at Kate The teacher came j Andrews High School, home ragged and exhausted i and we came home bursting with unused energy. The night before Christmas the waiting was almost unbear- able. We went to bed at nine i o'clock and got to sleep by! (The views voiced In the above column do not neces- sarily concur with either those of The Herald or Lei- stcr's. hut are a reflection of (he student's opinion.) LEISTER'S MAIL ORDERS! Tick off the selections you want and send lo m. You'll receive your records for only each. Pleoso odd 15e postagn on orden and under. J 1. CHERISH-Dovid Casiidy 2. DESIDERATA-US crane 1 3. DO I LOVE YOU-Paul Anka 1 4. IMAGINE-John lennon Plastic Ono Band 1 5. THEME FROM SUMMER OF 42-Peter Nero I 1 6. BABY I'M A WANT YOU-Breod I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORID TO TURN YOUR RADIO ON-Ray Stevens STONES-Neil Diamond THEME FROM SHAFT-lsaac Hayes ONE MORE MOUNTAIN TO CtlMB-Dr. Music FOR BETTER-FOR WORSE-The Bells A former missionary to Zam- bia, the Rev. Tom Gilchrist and his family will presort a pro- gram entitled An African Ad- venture, on Jan. 16, in minster United Church. Mr. Gilchri.st, who is now minister at Fifth Ave. United in Medicine Hat. is familiar Fruity metal cake LONDON (AP) Mrs ley Croome's electric Les- mixer flew apart as she was making her Christmas cake. "1 tried putting it together again, but there were obviously pails missing." she related later. "I didn't want anyone to swallow them, so I asked my doctor for advice." He said io lake Ihn cake to a hospital where x-ray located several bits of metal. Mrs. Croome operated on the cake and removed them. with all face's of life in Africa: ,of the people of Zambia. its social problems, ils political I A supper will be disputes and its hopes for the I scrved and a silver collection future. A furlher rescurce per-1 receivcd son assisting Mr. Gilchrist will j be Dr. Robert N. Anderson ol I Lcthbridge, who recently re- j turned from Nigeria where he wrs engaged in the educational j field. Three local United Churches are sponsoring this event which J is open to people of all denom- inations so that the best infor- mation on the African situation can be shared by the most peo- ple. Included in the program will IK films, tapes, slides, arti- facts, native dress and music F.O.E. BSNGO CANCELLED SAT., DEC. 25th AND SAT., JAN. 1st NEXT BINGO SAT., JAN. 8th CHANGE RULE PARIS (AP) Air France is accepting hostesses as tall as 5 feet 9 inches, an inch over the p r e v i o u s maximum height. "Girls ar- taller now and so are applicants for Air France host- said a public relations officer. HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR IEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. PUBLIC 3JNGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS IETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. Chrstmas Contest Wi-M-er MRS. WERBITSKI Box 362, Wishing You and Yours A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year from the management and staff of SHOE STORE CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL The littlest angels The Allied Arts Council Presents Old King Cole Pantomime Yates Memorial Centre Dec., 26, 27 and 28 MARY and FRED LEISTER and STAFF wish all their friends and customers warmosl. season s prcelinp! v spending a fetu minutes a.lnne at midnight Christmas ere. HUNGARIAN OLDTIMERS BINGO CANCELLED UII1UU DEC 25th AND JAN. 1st NEXT BINGO SATURDAY, JANUARY 8th, 197? LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. PARAMOUNT THEATRE BLDG., IETHBRIDGE NAME ADDRESS I Hair ruling i I! JOHANNESBURG, South Af-j I rica (AP) Convinced that j JI long hair is not cricket on the I: (Ticket field, officials ordered r candidates tor (lie Transvaal I team lo wear their locks at a j "reasonable length." i INSTITUTE OF MOTIVATIONAL HYPNOSIS it Build Sales Self-Confidence Develop Self Motivation Improve Study Habits Master Emotions Improve Memory Eliminate Nervous Tension Concentration to improve Sports Abilities Build Self Discipline Stop: Smoking Bed Welling Stuttering Nail Biting Other Habits Sleep Soundly Lose Weight fc Overcome fears of: Classic Phobias Incompatibility Dentistry ilable In Individual and group instruction hetro-hypnosis and self hypnosis. Free lecture service to any non-profit organization. 24 HOUR ANSWERING SERVICE PROFESSIONAL HYPNOSIS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: 261-3840 621 4th Ave. S.W. Calgary 328-6426 324 7th St. S. Lethbridge I We wish all o very MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEARI ROBIN-3 yuan SHANNAN-5 year? and the Children of MR. and MRS. B. SPENCER NOBtEFORD ;