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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, February 2, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID City practitioners also worried More city neivs records confidentiality concerns doctors Holiday be open i The Holiday Inn in Leth-bridge is expected to open for business in April, a press conference was told at Holiday [nn will in April jtd. where he was manager for wo years. Mr. Havers said the Holiday Inn is one of even being opened in RUDY IIAUGENEDEU a Staff Writer p Alberta doctors want the con- i dential doctor patient rela- n ions'hip recognized by the i ourts. r The Alberta Medical Assoda- 1 ion says existing laws do not c wotect patients against the c eizure, by police, of a doctor's 1 nodical case histories files. f Unless patients are guaran-eed that the confidential discussions they have with doc- ore will not be used as interview that "city whc olice acting on usi ifcrination received from wit- me esses, obtained a search war- rj ant Jan. 17, and searched the he ecords of the AHCIC to con- tior rm the existence of certain laims which would indi- j ate such claims as informa- ion had related from wit- esses." ar( Asked who had initiated the iction, Mr. Anthony replied that judge had signed the court >rder permitting the search of a MICIC files and the seizure of heroin jiddicts, by quired to meet an addict's hun-ig Uie rr.ethadone treat- ger for Ihe drug, nt. It is felt this type of heroin r. Craig has indicated thai treatment will reduce addict was stopping all pnMCrip- criminality because a limited s to patients "immcdia't- Kmmmi of the treatment pre-> scribed drug, metnadone, is lr. Wacko said this meant re were a lot of sick people th as reeentlv ,-h wihdrawal symptoms alj und the place within a few ITS of the seizure. jn c.madian he methadone treatment 's rjnited stales centres controversial he Mr says of the seiz-urc of files by police: can just assume police a es the Canadian Bill of u'juld nut have done this un- Rights. they had bloody good rca- The statement also urged tlif son to some sort of action adoption of legislation v, ik1 1 could be indiccteil later on. No mnild provide legal recosnitiuii reason for jumping at present 0, atipnl i0ll. unli determined. The AADAC is currently tak- 'I'1'1. ...._ and continuing the methadone A S nient on them. Ao I Civil liberties groups in nine KKKI 1 provinces issued a joint state- i nient last week condemning the SliiK V J (.A'j. Cilp .-I Jim Havers of London, Ont., vice-president o f year. There now are M loliday Inns in Canada, will occur and often mpair patient health, L e t doctor's files. He cautiously refused, by claim the action under- T-olstinnchir, wealth Holiday Inns of Canada, in charge of the northwest division; Art Batty, hotel developer; and E. n. (Lefty) Wilson, manager of the new Inn, said April 1 is the target date for opening. Mr. Havers said April 1 will be the opening barring unforeseen problems with equipment and furnishings deliveries. Mr. Batty said one of those problems has already occurred a slu'pment of lighting fixtures is tied up somewhere by a B.C. snowslide. Bookings for conventions and banquets in the new facility are coming in steadily, Mr. Wilson said. He will be opening an office in Holiday Village in a few weeks to consider job applications. The hotel will employ 100 full-time staff and 25 to 30 part-time statf, he Mr. Wilson, a native of Calgary, now is manager of the Holiday Inn in Edmonton. He will be commuting to Lcth-bridge on weekends for a couple of weeks before moving here. He is not new to Lethbridge. He worked here with the gas company in 1945-46 and in 1955 opened Trans Canda and Ihe U.K. The new hotel will have 120 ;uest rooms, two meeting ooms for 25 persons each, banquet facilities for 400, an derated swimming pool, coffee ,hop and dining room, cocktail ounge, a cabaret-type lounge operating six days a week fea-.uring entertainment three nights a week, an executive suite en the ninth floor, children's playroom and saunas. There will be 99 guest rooms equipped with two queen-size )eds and 43 with one queen-size bed. Mr. Batty, owner of Holiday Village, announced that square feet of office space is being opened immediately above the Glendale Bowl. The city has given permission to reopen the bowling alley, he said, but a decision on whether to reopen depends on further negotiations with the insurance company respesenting Smith Bros, and Wilson, the construction firm building the hotel. While the hotel was in its early stages of construction the west wall of the bowling alley colapsed and had to be rebuilt. Pinsetting equipment in half the bowling alley was doctors say. Doctor secrecy became an issue after Edmonton city police seized the personal rr.ed i c r. 1 iles of a medical practioner there for allgediy defrauding the Alberta Health Care Insurance Commission of Dr. David Craig of Edmonton, provincially known for his melhadone treatment of heroin addicts, has obtained an Alberta Supreme Court injunction to get the files out of p o 1 i c e lends. According to the AMA in Edmonton, the seizure was within legal boaids although morally questionable. City medical practioners feel the amount of money is negligible and point out iiat other da m disputes between doctors and the AHCIC have been settled through personal correspondence. Dr. Robert Clark, executive secretary of the AMA says accounts problems occur to all doctors occasionally and are usually the result of faulty filing systems. Considerable speculation surrounds the file seizure (particularly since it was not Ihe health care commission which instigated the action) both loc-allv and on a nation-wide to hang up the mt phone, to indicate which indi- or gioup initialed the action. About an injunction to release the doctor's files from the police, the crown prosecutor last week said, it would only be j a "stalling action." The Crown, however, has since consented that the files be returned to Dr. Craig unUl a hearing on Feb. 21. A previous defence action resulted in the files being stored, under seal, in the Edmonton courthouse. Evidently the medical case history files were seized because they were marked in a fashion to indicate which patient had been charged against the AHCIC. Mr. Anthony said the names of patients would not be used or be held confidential in any ensuing court action resulting from evidence gained in the police seizure of the doctor's files. William Wacko, executive director of the Alberta Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Commission, said from Edmonton, the police seizure of the doctor's files "obviously has repercussions for Mr. Wacko said Dr. David Craig, whose files were seized, was treating about 100 Spotlight Fabric Sale Extended Until Sat. Because of the Inclement weather, Eaton's has extended their big Spotlight Fabric So e until Saturday, February 5th. Listed below ore ten of the most popular items Ramember, items previously advertised are still available where stocks permit. 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"I'm pressing for decentralization in the field of higher ducation and this means as-istance to our university and ollege." Mr. Anderson said he will work at getting highways from ledicine Hat to the Crowsnest 'ass and from Lethbridge to Vaterton Park upgraded and highways to all prov i n rial jarks hard surfaced. The Alberta 1 e g islature's Socred members will meet for a few days at the end of this month to discuss plans for the sitting that starts March 2, he said. "One of our Mr. Anderson added, "is help to our municipalities by lowering the education tax which will aid property M. Anthony, Edmonton ch cf crown prosecutor said on teacht The Lethbridge separate school board has decided to tred water on its teacher aide situation. Louise Burke, head of the English department at Catholic Central High School, cautioned the board against moving too fast on the idea of employing teacher aides to assist the classroom teacher. "Teacher aides are working well, everyone I know is very happy to have he said. "But they have only been around for two years so we haven't really had them long enough to giv'3 a detailed assessment of their value. The board received severi'l letters in addition to verbal presentations on the teacher aide question ard all duties of a classroom operation, the teacher is to devote more time to educating the Polyester Doubleknit Jersey in Crepe Stitch Sale Yd Drapes beautifully. Could be soft, clingy Monk's robe or caftan with hood. Washable, non-crease, never needs ironing. Clear bright Cotton Terry Prints And Wide Choice of Plains Sale 1'89 yd. Colourfast terry learning with fashion possibilities. Glamourous colours and designs for resort wear, poolside preening and the beach world. Creaseless, too. Feature colours Lime, Red, Pink, Olive, Orange and Church seeks money for organ Christ Trinity Lutheran Church members are collecting money to repair or replace their church organ during 1972. The organ has been in the church at 416 12th St. S. since the building was erected 20 vears ago, and was used in a theatre at Calgary before that. Church council secretary Dick K e r b e r said when enough money has been collected in the church's building fund, a decision will be made whether to repair or replace the instrument. At a recent meeting chaired by Dr. Gerry Driedger, 60 mem-bers approved a proposed 1972 budget for Plans call for the installation of a new floor in the church basement and additional movable partitions to provide more room for Sunday school classes. Elected to the church council for a three year term were: F. K. Huber, William S'tanke, Conrad and Donald Bartz, and Hans Richter. Christ Trinity is one of three Lutheran congregations in production down Alberta milk production during 1971 totalled pounds, a decrease of pounds or four per cent from 1970. The number of cows being milked increased to from a year earlier. Average milk production was pounds, a decrease of 539 pounds per cow. The estimated farm value of milk production totalled an increase of from 1970 sales. This total included in federal government subsidy Knit Machine Washable Jersey Sale 3 Easy to make school and sportswear from this non iron jersey the designs are geared for the young set bugs, flags, flowers. Colours are mostly light grounds with Red, Orange, Green, Lilac, Aqua, and Imported Cotton Poplin New Designs from Brazil Sale yd Bright colours, new designs with a Spanish flavour. Machine washable firm cotton. Fine for long dresses. Plain colours to co-ordinate for cool summer of the aides. 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Performing were: The Sym phony Chorus; players from UK Symphony Orchestra soloist Colcen Kaufmann (siprano) Evelyn Mills Marj Thompson Lauern Erickson Walter Goer zen Arthur Hun Michael Kaufmann (to and Dr. Rudy Hegch and pianists Hut Clarke and Irene Goerzcn. Generally speaking the ha auce between chorus and 01 chcstra and that among th four sections of the chorus it self was good. The chorn blended host when singin blocks of sound. Unfortunately individual sections, when posed, were not always as fu sounding and well focused a might be chorus ising' The orchestra accompanied commendably, but intonation, particularly in tire strings, was still a problem. On the other hand, starts and stops were handled well, and the music had the most essential quality of necessarily or, going movement. The voices of the individual soloists vary somewhat in size and brilliance. Consequently balance between the soloist am chorus or among soloists as a group was a problem at times Nevertheless the preparation o each singer was good, each did well in his or her own right and the solo work, on the whole, was more than ade quale. Haydn's "Mass in Time o the evening's major work, is a brilliant and drama 3 setting of the five parts o the Ordinary of the Mass (Ky t rie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Ag mis Dei which have serve( composers for centuries us ,1 i vehicle for the articulation o spiritual convictions. This concert was held in the Yatcs Auditorium, with a near capacity audience in alien s dance. The next event in th( T scries, an appearance of the IxMhbridgo Symphony Orches j Ira under Professor Uioiei s Notidlvnm is scheduled fo April juveniles sentenced Four Lethbridge juveniles have been sentenced by Judge Frank Byrne following 20 break-ins in recent months While not all four of the juveniles were involved in all 20 offences, all were each involved in at least 10, a police- man said. i Three of the youths, aged 14 and 15, stole a car and were arrested at Calgary Jan. 18 afler appearing previously and being remanded in juvenile court in Lefhbridge. Judge Byrne sentenced two youths to the care of the Alberta Health and Social Development Department for private or institutional treatment. One youth was placed on one year probation and the other on probation for six montbi. 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