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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 g THE inHBRIDGC HERALD Saturday, February J, 1972 Would you like to learn about transcendental meditation? IF Ainm.KXE COOKSIIAW stale was one of profound men- It. is compatible witli any use of drags, as a possible 1 and physical rest min- faith. TM is for drug users and IT-' jajll of experiencing it was of and evening as a for addicts and alcoholics. W- workshop on value to the system than to in Harvard Uni- is in progress full night's core of instruction is involved a survey of Hrj. at the University rate was has three fields rela'-i'ely heavy drug us- 80 per cent, although it and Being, which after they had experienced lecturer and regular and did not basis of life and the least llfee months of regu- i is Ray Harris, a the system adversely. meditation. year psychology and beat was reduced quality of the showed that 19 out of student at Vancouver five beats per is dependent on the gave up drugs, their reason He is at present by slight falls of thinking. Therefore, lo that they felt their sub- a year off from his more energetic and rnedilational experience travel and teach chemistry was also the inner thought must superior to what they interested and the electrical and through drugs. k Harris studied for increased to attention Li turned Harris gave two free in- under Maharishi normal. Both experience increasingly public lectures on Sm> a deep muscular subtle levels of and Friday. mm L Maharishi brought and reduction in the finest is will be in Lethbridge until i from India 13 experience pure inner plans to return I and has since trained in previously or a monthly basis hi the fu- f He is currently of the brain was medium of sound is em- turc to lecture and students in patterns were to help in bringing registration donations for Maharishi will be in regular employers of attention to the workshops are regulated in June 24 to July 7 to six months and in level of with the applicant's a symposium on o. 25 years a person becomes to pay. at Queen's University to familiar with these who could not attend medical illnesses levels, their application lectures or this weekend's meditation, produced, and life becomes more but are interested in originates in the the tension reduction in meditation may tradition of. India of transcendental t a 1 the International Medi- t T'PW'i'ilBiirt r" recently brought to this suggests a another interesting Society at 515 12th St. S. Canada. National application has been the city, or phone Rick Gibbs are established in of TM teach by the LeDain 329-2334 days, or Bob Gala- the International not a system of investigating non-medi- tiuk at 327-3089 YEARS' PAPER WORK Leihbiidge lawyer Roman Scholdra reviews the files he accumulated during u seven-year lew suit against the German Federal Mr. Scholdra was born in the Ukraine and educated in Austria, Canada and the United States. -Phil Faulds "Harris said there are now between and people practising the technique throughout the world. The subject already lias 2 for Kainai City lawyer wins war as an accredited course at York University in Toronto and similar arrangements are being discussed at other Institutes. It is fairly RUDY HAUGENEDER Staff Writer STANDOFF You wide acceptance and popularity. The prefab homes, each individual to some extent from rates, are also motivated towards improved because any profits realized will help improve tile over-all from for Alberta in the U.S. The subject is taught under the title the Science, of a good roan from no matter how bad the weather and road conditions constructed, are marketed under the "Wicks" name. This is done because it is economic situation. The initial native participation in tlie first major reserve Intelligence and covers Kraemer, there is a false stigma in Canada occurred in By LARRY BEXNETT Staff Writer A H ol fl en. Alia, man rep- resented by Lethbridge lawyer! Roman Scholdra has been awarded slightly more than in damages for injuries he suffered while he was a political prisoner in Germany during the Second World War. Mr. Scholdra said his client, WilJiam Wasylashko, 57, originally from the Ukraine, had been held as a prisoner from November 1933 to April 19-15, when he was liberated by American forces. The legal action against the government of the German Federal Republic was permitted by Germany's Federal Restitution Act, which was established after the war to allow German citizens to receive payment for damages they had suffered during the regime of Adolph Hitler. The restitution act was amended in 1951 to allow non-German nationals the privilege of reeking payment for damages they had suffered during the Nazi regime. During his captivity In Germany, Mr. Wasylashko was forced IB work as a laborer on farm near Proetzier in central Germany. He was paid or hospital was available in the camp. A transfer to Buchenwald con-conecntration camp followed Mr. Wasylashko's arm injury. While undergoing a disinfecton treatment required for all new arrivals he passed out and remained uiiconscious for two weeks. He was kept in the hospital for three months. While in the hospital he was attended by a Czech doctor who was also a prisoner in the ramp. He was forced to work tn a stone quarry when he was released from the hospital. Mr. Wasylashko was unable to use his left arm, so he attempted to handle only rocks that he could carry in his right hand. He attempted to a rock he could not lift and tried lo roll it. A camp guard saw him attempt to roll the rock rather than lift it. and smashed his left wrist against the rock with a club. The injuries to his wrist caused bv the blow resulted in the eventual complete disintegration of all of his wrist bones. Another term in hospital followed and he was assigned to the camp shoe factory upon his release. He had been a shoemaker before he was submitted to them be translated into German, including a German transcription of Mr. Wasylashko's Canadian citizenship certificate. Tlie first application for damages was rejected by the German authorities in 1967 on the ground that as a Ukrainian patriot. Mr. Wasyl'ashko had constituted a threat to the German state and he was not entitled to claim damages. That decision had to be appealed. Following considerable additional paper work. Mr. Scholdra travelled, in 1968. to Germany and under special leave of the court was allowed to represent his client in person and argue tlie case before the German Appeals court specifically designated to hear such cases. The appeal was allowed, but the court decided further investigations were necessary. Herman Bleckmann, an official of the German consulate in Edmonton said in a telephone interview that was an unusual situation when a foreign lawyer appears in person in a German court to represent a client. "The foreign lawyer usually works with a German lawyer as his he said. "To understand the born with a defective wrist and even questioned the auth entitity of Mr. Wasylashko's prisoner's card from both con centratioa camps suggesting he had forged (lie card. The entire matter was again left buried in legal red tape and paper work until 1971, when Mr. Scholdra again travelled to Germany to finalize the matter in a tearing at Cologne, Nov. 30. Tlie hearing resulted in tlie conviction of the German Federal Republic bv a judgment dated Dec. 21, 1971. Reaching the settlement took 10 years, and for seven of them Mr. Scholdra carried out a steady stream of correspondence in with the authorities and the court, translated documents from English and Ukrainian to German, arranged several medical examinations and travelled to Germany twice. Scholdra said the amount awarded hy the court was only 39 per cent of the maximum his client might have been entitled to receive, but the court ruled Mr. Wasylashko had been born with a defective wrist. In addition to the cash award for damages, the court awarded Mr. Wasylashko a lifetime pension of about S106 per month to be paid by the German and experience of the topic. According to psychologists, only five to 10 per cent of the human mental potential is achieved. The purpose of TM is to provide a method of tapping this latent energy and intelligence. Accomplishing this was not previously possible with such a practicable technique. Almost unlimited expansion is possible. Transcendental meditation is unique in its simplicity there is no control, concentration or contemplation involved. The system makes use of the natural tendency of the mind to go to a field of greater happiness and fulfillment. Its use is intensely practical is applicable to all areas of life and creates the attitude necessary for more efficient enjoyable dealings with life. TM gives rise to a quiet inner sense of peace and energy, and the deeper understanding of oneself causes a corresponding empathy with other persons. Sensory perception is noticeably increased and clearer, more logical thinking is experienced. The student finds his ability to solve problems is enhanced, because his discriminatory ability is of Kainai Industries says the absenteeism among the 70-plus production line workers at the prefabricated house plant here, is less than 5 per cent. The staff turnover rate is also lower than it is at other plants which do not exclusively use Indian labor. And the workers are proud of the "liigh quality" homes they are constructing for sale across Western Canada. It has been slightly more than a year since a handful of management personnel came in to train Indian workers who had no experience in the assembly line type of work required to construct the homes. At was an absenteeism problem, but the native workers gradually adopted new work habits until they developed into the strong and steady force they are now. The workers are building one house per day, and production is expected to he stepped up to two per day as soon as weather conditions improve to the point where western Canadian contractors can again start building foundations to support the structures. Although no financial figures are available for press to houses built by Indians, which could result in fewer sales. The rapid molding of Kainai Industries into a highly-effi-c i e n t industrial production plant has exceeded he said. To support his comments, Mr. Kraemer pointed out that similar types of industries developed elsewhere always have a bulk of experienced labor available when production begins. In Standoff operations began "fresh" with few seasoned wcrters in that field available. The distribution and sale of Kainai's finished product is in new hands now HaiCo Manufacturing of Lethbridge. Combined with the federal economists' reports, a new imaginative and far-reaching marketing plan is currently being implemented and developed, hdian workers at the plant, who receive the going when HaiCo Manufacturing Ltd. a privately owned company Red Crow Developments the economic development wing of the Blood reserve, signed an agreement for the construction of a million, square foot prefab housing manufact u r i n g plant here. Under the terms of Hie agreement, Red Crow financed and owned the fixed assets of the HaiCo provided million for operating capital as well as management and management training, for an even-1 tual takeover by Indians. Permits issued The inspection and development department issued building permits totalling during the week ending Feb. 4. Engineered Homes accounted for the full amount taking out permits for construction of 10 houses in north Lethbridga. PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phone 378-1771 FOR COMPLETE WEDDING In Ge, "'SurTng an air raid to the J must UM.W f mm- rHiwl- in tlvi loo 1 Uc dU cAytrrL. iVidllv L1I Utll Republic from Jan. 1, 1972. The German appeals court physiological changes occur during TM, as present, it is believed the plant is operating at an Invitfitieni Announcement! (24 Hcur Service If many during the war were treated as a species of a piece of bomb lawyers have trouble when working with this award payment oi costs to Mr. Wasylash'ko, and by results of medical research in the Mr. Kraemer said Brld. Bookl Thank You Cardt Napkins human's Mr. Wasyl a s h k o was prohibited from speaking to German citizens in public, eating in a returned to the camp hospital, where he contracted typhoid fever and was dying when the American liberation force arrived in said Mr. Bleckmann. Mr. Scholdra said after further investigation the court suggested that Mr. Wasylashko German Federal Republic to pay only 2-3 of all the medical expenses he incurred to 1 present evidence to the distinct physiological slate was achieved, distinguishable from the other three of waking I sleeping and dreaming. there will be an extremely strong market for housing in Canada and that the Kainai Industries homes provide Complimentary Personalized Head Toble Place Card'l with each Orderl FREE CUSTOMER taurant, attending cuurcn or to a movie. After three yean? as farm laborer, Mr. Wasylashko was transferred to a concentration camp called Wasylashko was treated hy a group of allied forces doctors for many months before he substantially recovered. It was then also discovered he Martin Bros. Funeral Homes where be was forced to become a smelter both tuberculosis and a peptic ulcer in the Workers at such camps camps. He still fed only starvation diets con-listing of bitter black coffee and one loaf of bread for from the ulcer. Mr. Scholdra said he entered the case in April, 1965 when THE SUNDAY persons at 7 a.m. They did an invitation to do receive any food again an Edmonton legal i late in the evening when Edmonton firm informed _' were provided with thin Scholdra the case had in 1962 by Mr. J- Jp- i J A fall from a railroad car and a German f i V UL the factory resulted in a bro-1 Brant also living in Ilolden. ken arm for Mr. Wasylsshko.' In when Mr. Scholdra and he was forced to continue entered the ii had become to work for two weeks with swamped in Icpal red The only one hand because no doc-1 German authorities required all THE LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS LTD. are continuing operations and will offer the tupe.-h craftsmanship and service as in the past sixty years. 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