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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Researchers' study aimed at organism Mcmdoy, Febiunry 7, 1972 _ THE IETHBRIDGE HtRAlO Cellist to perform in concert series 'ITic second concert in the University of Lethbridge con- cert scries be held at p.m. Wednesday in the Yates Memorial Centre. Featured performers are cell- ist Malcolm Tait and pianist Louise Chapman. Professor Chapman is at pre- sent a member of the Univer- sity of Letlibridge music de- pnrlmenl find was previously engaged at Brandon College School of Music. She is a fre- I.A. TO F.O.E. BINGO Monday, Feb. 7th JACKPOT 52 NOS. "70 AlARM BINGO- SI Gold Card Pay Double Door Prize-Free Cards (Many other extras) Regular Cards 25c or 5 for 3th St. and 6th Ave. 'A' N. Jo children under 16 allowed 'roceeds of this bingo will ic donated to the heart fund. quenl performer in concert and over the CBC. both as soloist and accompanist. Malcolm Tait was principa cellist for 10 years with the To- ronto symphony, also taking (Jiat position at several interna- tional music festivals. He per- forms frequently on radio and television and has made many personal tours and guest ap pearances. He is now professor of music at the Brandon University. Wednesday's concert consists of a collection of pieces by Brahms, Sammartini, Grana- dos. Ravel, Nin, Bloch, Pag- anini-Silva and Bach. Tickets are available at Leis- ter's, from the switchboard op- erator at the west campus of the university or at the Yatcs Iwx office immediately prior to the performance VANCOUVER (CP) Bar- bara Robinson looks more like a young undergraduate stu- dent than a dedicated and qualified pathologist and med- ical researcher. You could easily be fooled by her youthful appearance with her shoulder-length, sandy-colored hair, her big brown eyes and her whistle- bait figure. But for nearly two years now. Dr. Robinson has teen heading a special epidemiol- ogy study under a re- search grant, in pursuit of an organism known as Atypical. Atypical makes its victims react positively to the stand- ard tuberculin lest, although Ihey are not afflicted by tur- bcrculosis. In greatest majority with the or- are no visible symptoms, but in adults it's occasionally fatal. Dr. Robinson says the or- ganism itself was isolated some time ago by research- ers, but it is not yet known where or how it breeds or how it is transmitted. Aided by nurse Brigitte Vo- gelsang and laboratory techni- cian Judy Blokmanis, she has until next March to complete the project and has been working with students in Grades 6 and 7. "We find this age group the easiest to work Dr. Robinson says. "They are mature enough to understand what we are doing and not to be traumatized by the constant testing, yet young enough for our pur- poses." The detective work starts with giving all students in a selected group routine tuber- culin skin tests. Those who have a negative which means no TB or Atypi- cal germs are become the key participant in the program. This group receives another skin test, in which a stronger .strain of pure protein dcriva live is used than that nor- mally given for the TB test, and the students are carcfullv watched and tested monthly to catch those who might con- vert from negative lo positive indicating the presence of Atypical infection. When this happens, the sible sources of the infection can be explored. One discovery, says Dr. Robinson, has been that dui ing the cold months from ember to March there are no new incidences of Atypical among children being tested, while there are a number dur ing the warm months. RESISTS TB DRUGS She says the disease is not contagious, but it is com pletely resistant to all tuberculosis drugs. The re moval of a small gland in the neck cures it in children, but the surgery does not work for adults. Dr. Robinson's testing is not limited to children. She and her assistants have taken hundreds of samples of soil in areas where the students live, play and work, including ditches when they are wet and again when dry. "We have taken swabs from animals of all kinds. Pigs seem to carry the c.-ganism in some instances. We got one positive sample from goose droppings in Stanley Park." A graduate from the University of Alberta Medical College, Dr. Robinson is confi- dent that a breakthrough will come in the research, in spite of months of mostly dead ends. Ann Landers HEADS MEDICAL STUDY Dr. Barbara Robinson, seated at microscope, heads up a special epidemiology research study being conducted at Shaughnessy Hospital, Vancouver, investigating an organism which makes its victims react positively to the standard tuberculin test although they do not have tuberculosis. Holding a fresh batch of samples for testing and examination is nurse Brigitte Vogelsang. YWCA news Family therapist conducts workshof EXPAND LANDS TORONTO (CP) The On- tario government has an- nounced a three-year expansion program for eastern Ontario winter deer-grazing lands. To establish the ranges, crews of local men will be hired to cut nonmarketable hardwoods and remove shade-producing trees to stimulate regeneration of hardwoods and growth for deer grazing. QUICK.............. THRIFT BULK................ COIN-OPERATED........ DRY CLEANING PER LB. Minimum per order LEE DOCK DRY CLEANERS BY THE POUND 330 13lh ST. N. PHONE 327-2770 Junior Drama Last wee the YWCA introduced a brani lew program for young girl Tom eleven to fifteen years ok who are interested in drama This promises to be an inter esting program which will in elude plays, skits, pantomime nake-up, and on and off stage echn. i q u e and production Jnder the leadership of Miss Debbie Tngoldsby, who has al eady worked with this age jroup in drama, the girls wil meet every Wednesday evening rom p.m. at West- minster School. Junior guitar With the suc- cessful beginning of an adult class of guitar instruction, ths YWCA will offer a junior class for boys and girls 8-14 or 15 years old. It will begin with basic chords and finger styles and work up lo popular folk songs. This is strictly an en- joyment course for accompani- ment of a song using various finger techniques. The class will be held Tuesdays from p.m. at Agnes David- son school. For further informa- tion please contact the Y.W.C.A Other programs Other Y programs of interest are yoga, tiny tots creative dancing. synchronized swimming. Eng- lish, bridge, Take a Break, junior gymnastics, keep fit and swim, and keep fit and volley- ball. For information regrrdijig these programs don't hesitate to phone the YWCA. Blue Tri- angles and 'Y' Teens are run- ning as per schedule at the var- ious schools. Did you know If you know of six ladies who would be in- terested in forming a Take a Break program, the Y will pro- vide leadership and organiza- tion. The Blue Triangles at Ag- nes Davidson school have had a time change. They will now meet on Tuesdays from p.m. This change will take effect immediately. The annual dinner meeting of the YWCA will be held Feb 16, at Sven Ericksen's family Restaurant at p.m. 'eature speaker will be Miss >onelda McKae. consultant for he YAYCA of Canada. Starting Monday, Fehru- iry 14, from p.m. an dvanced gymnastics class will e held at Hamilton school nder the direction and lead- rship of Sirs. Nat Kozub and Irs. Carol Gemer. Internationally known family praclibner, Virginia Satir, will be in the city commencing Tuesday to conduct a three-day introductory workshop on fam- ily therapy. Sponsored by the Calgary School of Social Welfare, the bureaucratic line of authority DEAR A.N'M LANDERS: I'd like to say a word or two to the girl whose boyfriend laid a sloppy, net goodnight kiss on her and who signed herself "Turned Off." Maybe this letter will help her as well as other young girls to' understand a few things better. When I was IB I was terribly shy but more of a man. I hysically, than n boy. I was really nutty over a certain chick I had been dying lo kiss her fur three months before I t finally got up the courage In try. II was a beautiful moonlit ni4hl and I was driving her home from a great party. When I look her to the door stie lingered awhile making small talk. I finally said "goodnight." and she turned her face up and closed her eyes. I read this as lire imitation I'd been waiting for. When I bent down for my very first romantic kiss, my nose hit hers, my front toolh bumped her lip and I bit her. Thank the good Ijird .she had a wonderful sense of humor. She alto knew I was humiliated. Bless her understanding hi art, she started to laugh, and so did I Al that! I wa so grateful for her compassion that .she endeared herself to me forever. Eight years later 1 married lhat doll. When I read Ihe letter in your column from the girl who conplained because the guy's first kiss was like amateui night. I knew I had to write in defense of every scared, u kward Komeo in Ihe world. P.S The chick and I'both send our love. St. Louis DEAR S.L.: What a bean warmet: And now, if anyone 11 c has a first kiss story with a moral, Id's have it. DEAR LA.VDERS: After reading Ihe letter from Re- id ed Jla in Sherman, Texas, I decided lo write my first letter to Ann Landers. I also had a feeding problem with my baby. II was some- Ihmg new because my other kids were good caters. I was afraid this child had a serious stomach disorder because be wouldn't ea[ a thing. When lie was seven months old I took him to the pedia- trician. He agreed the boy was starving to death ,md asked me the ages of my other children. I told him 6, 4. 3 and 2. and he replied. "I'm not surprised." Then he went on lo explain that this child was starving for affection. He sug- gested that I keep the baby close to my body all day long. I thought this was insane but he explained that I should strap the child to my back so he could feel the closeness of me. I decided I had lietter listen lo him. so I made an Indian papoose bag out of gingham yard goods. I carried that child on my back from morning tilf night. He was on my back when I did the cooking, when I ran after the other four, when I did UK cleaning and Ihe marketing and when I hung out the She has had one book pub-! By the time he was nine months old he was handing lished, Conjoint spy, printed Family Ther- seven lan- guages and Braille. In April her second book. People Mak- ing, will be published. Those persons interested in shop may receive application forms and further information from the Lathbridge Family Services. 327-5724, workshop will be attended by j attending the Lcthbridge work counsellors of Family Services and the concerned public. Virginia Satir, a renowned family therapist in North Amer- ica, plans to conduct conjoint family therapy workshops in Norway, Vcnezuala and Israel. At the present time, she is conducting a series of introduc- tory and advanced practiuro family therapy sessions throughout Alberta. She is on the staff of John Hopkins University, Baltimore, department of psychiatry, as a visiting professor as well as the School of Social Welfare. Uni- versity of Calgary. She is also associated with the Georgia State University, Spanish Am- erican University of City and the Family me the clothes pins, one by one. The neighbors thought it was a scream-. But the child started eating, so I didn't care what the neighbors thought. The tray is Ihree years old now and he is my healthiest and happiest child. What he needed was love. My doctor knew what he w-as talking about. If it hadn't been for him that boy would not be alive today. Please print my letter. It might help someone Steps In Virginia DEAR ELEVEN: Your doctor sounds like a honey. Please tell him I s-aid so. lie's my kind of pediatrician. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes Mexico Studies Department of Tufts University of Boston. Her latest venture is in de- veloping the new city of Colum- bia, Maryland. Started last vear. it is based on Humanist! principles which are ere. style in order to elimi "There, but for I, go you. umamstic reative in fl linate tho i V, ---------I n an A Calendar Of Local happeninqs -3 Mrs. H. town UKRAINIAN GREEK-ORTHODOX CHURCH BASEMENT Cor, T3th Street and 7th Avenue N PUBLIC BINGO EVERY TUESDAY p.m. DOOR PRIZE FREE CARDS FREE GAMES BINGO CARDS 25c EACH 5 CARDS BtACKOUT IN 52 NUMBERS OR LESS (Jackpot Increases Weekly) S25 JACKPOT in 7 Numbers or less Three seven numbers or less Jackpol eoch Sorry _ No person under 16 year! of age allowed meet at the home of! I in. will hold a dinner meet-1 Mrs. Donna Palmer, 2220-20 St.' ing nt Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant on Tuesday at p.m. The program, on dance, will be presented by Judy C'or- bett and Liz Schroeder. Ogden s Tuesdav l r s.. luesday at s p.m. Unit of Sou i meet at the home of Miss Lydi Doenz 803 i St S gam, rad.o. tetev.saon a n d on Tuesday at p.m. 'Ihe sente1 C 1 T; j rneeting was Celled ls Mrs- Dor-' due lo weather conditions. Mrs. H. Masher has returned lo her home in the cily follow- ing a visit to the Hawaiian Is-; lands. i PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS IETHBRIDC-E EtKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. The literature department of Ihe Mathesis Club will meet at Ihe home of Mrs. J. Me-i of the Canadian Pacific Kendry on Tuesday at i way Pensioners' Association V-m- f be held in Ihe club I at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. All mem- Sigma Chapter, Beta Sigm.i here are asked to attend. Maple Leaf Chapter No. 7. OES. will hold a meeting on The regular monthly meeting j Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the" Ma- Canadian Pacific Rail-: sonic liall. ATTEND THE ALL NEW LN.A.F.-UNIT 34 COR. 5th AVE. and 6th ST. S IN THE CLUBROOMS TUESDAY, FEB. 8th 8 p.m. First Games First Card Others 2Sc each 1st No. Jackpot (Increases Weekly) ?ntl No. Jnckpol (Increases weokly) Extra 5 Gomes Cards 25c ea. or 5 for Blackout in 53 Numbers All regular games pny double if win in 7 nos. or less MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS BINGO RAINBOW HALL Ave N TUEDSAY, FEBRUARY 8th at 8 p.m. Fir.l Joikpcl in 57 Nos., 2 nil Jtickpol in 57 Not. Free Cords-Card! ond Games, 25t per Cord, 5 Cards SI GO 3 Free Games Door Trim No Children Under 16 Yean Sponsored By A.U.U.C. As-ociolion KEKP SaiEDUI.K Meals for young children should be served at reasonably regular intervals. Habit play's an important role in maintain' ing a good appolilc. WHICH OF THESE IS YOU? You hov, obogt everything you need musing you'r, i, "oil 'rii lock, .omething you'vn givcn n but you con'i rtoch them but it your rhilci- WE CAN HEtP YOU WITH SUCH CONCERNS THE ALBERTA COMMUNITY FOR PERSONAL GROWTH onnouncpi GROUPS for PERSONAl MARRIAGE FMWY ENRICHMENT ltd by ALAN PARRY, REGISTERED PSYCHOIOGIST ALBERTA COMMUNITY FOR PERSONAL GROWTH 1359 5th, S. Uthbrido, 327-66M love is ihr Jn.iin, iiiui niigbl-hafc-hcfnt. MOTHER AND DAUGHTER OPINING PERM SPECIAL ON TUESDAYS WEDNESDAYS Mothers, book your appointment for Tues- day or Wednesday and get your perm for regular price and have your daughter loventecn oncl under get a Shag Perm for 2 price ELIZABETH ANN BEAUTY SHOP 1102 9 Ave. South, Lethbridge Phone 327-0640 S-T-R-E-T-C-H AND SEW CLASSES BASIC 8 4 C 8 Two-Hour Y Lessoni I Starting on the following times: Monday Evening Feb. Tuesday Evening Feb. Friday Morning Feb. Saturday Morning Feb. LINGERIE STARTING Wed., Feb. 16 5 Two Hour C 1 fl Classes 4> I U MEN'S PANTS TO BE HELD ON Thursday, March 2 and 9 1 lessoni LEE DUCK CLEANERS SPECIAL DRY CLEANING OFFER SPRING and SUMMER COATS.....1.75 SWEATERS (LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT) LEE DUCK CLEANERS 330 13th St. N. 337.2770 S-T-R-E-T-C-H AND SEW FABRICS 475 HOLIDAY VILLAGE (Formerly Shoppers' World) Phone 328-7843 Oprn Doily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thurs, ond Fri. 9 o.m to 9 Watch For Our 5rnnrl Opening Coming Soon. ;