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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Riding school draws girls preoccupied with horses B.C. At Jueen Margaret's School they lot only supply you with the .raditional green but one quarter of a horse. If you don't like the uniform there isn't much you can do about but if you don't like sharing a horse with three sther you can bring your awn. The known by its initials has five riding instructors and its own blacksmith. Margaret head mis- knows the names not only of all 200 of her students but of most of the 45 horses. almost a greater mis- take to get the name of a girl's horse wrong than to misiden- tify her said Miss Glide with a chuckle. very horsey around Half the horses in the stable are owned by students. Shelves outside the classrooms are dotted with riding caps. And you see riding crops and boots everywhere. tend to draw girls who are preoccupied with said Miss other than with their of Herald Youth Miss Glide said that at QMS you either become totally in- volved with horses or you never want to see another as long as you live. have a determined anti pro piano group QMS was founded in Dun- a small Vancouver Island in 1921 by Norah C. Denny and Dorothy R. Geoghegan and they presided over it as joint head mis- tresses until 1963. Miss originally from then became head mistress. In a business where the average length of prin- cipalship is 6.5 she is proud of her 11. QMS is not a haven for rich girls who like nor is it the exclusive privilege of the upper classes. But its tuition does not come cheaply. Youth leads normal life despite loss of a leg Ont. Just as the advertisement cancer can be beaten. But it takes courage and determination. Kevin Lahn. is a healthy sports-minded despite .he loss of a leg resulting from a childhood bone tumor. He roars down concession roads near his home in this near Owen Sound on his after helping lis with the farm chores and the chickens .hey raise. Mr. a former Metropolitan Toronto police -ecalled the days when he tried to accept the possibility of Ke- vin's death. the tumor was found on Kevin's leg 10 years the ioctors said they would remove it surgically but that they were lot going to amputate his leg because this form of Swings a history of reappearing in other parts of .he body. the tumor was everything went well for ilmost a year. Then suddenly the swelling and soreness Mr Lahn said when Kevin returned to hospital the doctors m- ected radioactive isotopes into his system to track down any lew tumors that might have formed. No others showed up. But this time the leg was amputated to save Kevin's life four months we have to take Kevin to Toronto to have lis leg Mr. Lahn said. last time we got a bill for F80. It wasn't till then that I found out he had taken a chisel and whittled down his artificial foot to fit the new platform shoes he lad With a ratio of only 10 students to each teacher the chances of passing subjects are rather good. It is a reassuring fact for parents who will next year pay a year for boarding students and for day girls. be surprised at the sacrifice some people said Miss Glide. have many girls from ordinary homes where both parents work to send their daughters The administration building at QMS looks worn around the edges. the hall is decorated in an old English style and to the right is the cheerfully furnished dining area. In her a modern oasis in the building with its Scan- dinavian Miss Glide explained that QMS is a traditional school stressing academic pursuits. do not offer general programs. We have no home for example We are oriented towards girls who will go on to and we prepare them for Other than the main ad- ministration most of QMS is modern. There are two boarding houses which accom- modate a maximum of 120 girls and a gymnasium. The school teaches Grades 4 to 12. Half the 20 teachers are British. is tremendous pressure on said Miss Glide sometimes wonder whether one person can really cope with it She was to be replaced by Mr. and Mrs. Peter Josselyn of Ottawa at the end of the academic year. want to go on a long I want to do some of the things now that most peo- ple wait until they retire at 65 to Or could it be that Miss Glide never wants to see another horse again as long as she All eyes on the puppets Youngsters in Lethbridge enjoyed the exciting adventures of the Binkly and Doinkel puppet show held this week at Henderson Lake Park. The travelling puppet show which teaches children about hazardous products and dangerous will be set up in parks and playgrounds across Canada on behalf of the department of consumer and corporate affairs. Radio station employs blind college student TORONTO A blind student enrolled in a radio broadcasting course at a To- ronto college is working in a radio station this summer. Cliff a 23-year-old student at Humber became interested in radio through a study of modern music while in Grade 13. visiting several radio stations in the Toronto I realized I would like nothing more than to work in said Mr. Lorimer. that it seemed like an impossible dream. There were too many I was for blind people to cope about 3.9 billion individuals in the world take a knife and or a or or just the fingers of their and call on the resources of the earth to keep them alive just for one more day. For the earth seems to yield only grudgingly still. Population and Food Production 150 140 130 120 110 100 90 80 1948-1952 ivirtp Indei X sy 4 POQD 1955 1960 1965 1970 WORLD POPULATION YEAR 1974 United Nations Fund for Population Activities 485 Lexington New N.Y. 10017 The basic need for any human being is food. People can with little new clothing and min- imum housing but not without meals or disease and death must follow. The world is only managing over the food problem. Basic food-stuffs are getting produced in sufficient quantities to maintain the same average production per person as 20 years ago. There is a further problem. The world's people are tending to change their diets. Every time there is a small rise in incomes in a the people tend to demand more especially meat. This diet added to the general pressure on food production caused by the rising population means that the world will have to make a whole series of changes in the pattern of production. The United Nations has declared 1974 as World Population Year. During this year attention will be called to the wide-ranging effects of the world's rising population on man's future on this little planet. Voyageurs arrive Friday Twenty Grade 10 and 11 students from will arrive in Coaldale Fri- day as part of the federal provincial Young Voyageur program. While in the students will be spon- sored by the Coaldale Kinsmen assisted by the Kinettes. They will participate in such activities as a swimming tours to Japanese Gardens and the com- puter room at the University of and wiil take in a day at the Calgary Stampede. A banquet and dance will be held before their departure July 13. They will be staying in the homes of students who will be leaving for July 16. Edmonton youth takes his life into own hands It became less of an possible when Mr. Lorimer enrolled in Humber College's radio broadcasting course in 1972 and found that his blindness was not an im- possible handicap. of us were astounded by his remarkable ability to get around the said Phil who created the Humber course. when it came to operating the intricate broadcasting console his facility was nothing short of Students in the course operate the broadcasting con- sole and announce on the air at the college's FM station. when you've got your albums sorted out and your public service announcements all the phone will ring with another Mr. Lorimer told CKEY disc jockey Keith Rich. CKEY employed Mr. Lorimer as a student in Toronto and its affiliate stations. is always looking r'or good people and it is a joy to meet someone like Cliff who is really said Mr. Rich. Mr. Lorimer types com- mercial and service an- nouncements at 50 words a minute on a regular keyboard. He also contributes articles to Canadian musical publications and has sold several interviews with pop artists to local stations. feel I can do a good job for a station said Mr. Lorimer. EDMONTON When Kim Maier turned 18 his birth certificate became a licence to cheat at least try. He could legally take his life into his own hands. 2Vz years that is exactly what -he does on weekends. Maier is a professional daredevil. He floats through the air with the greatest of a daring young man on a flying Yamaha 360-cc. motorcycle. had a motorcycle since I was 14 and when I saw Evil Knievel's movie in town I decided that's tor Maier said. At 17 he was jumping over a 45-foot creek bed and gra- duated to flying over a 60-foot wide using a ditch as a ramp. He heard that Gene who runs Calgary's Sheppard was interested in sponsoring him. But since he was only parental consent was and there was no way his parents would give it. A year on his 18th he came beating at the promoter's door and the deal was on. A daredevil doesn't start bouncing over dozens of cars immediately. Ramps had to be built and tested. When the first ramp Maier tested collapsed he broke his collar- bone. He already has suffered two broken a broken wrist and a severe hip injury. He made his first professional jump last September and would like eventually to perform every weekend. depends on the recep- he said. now I'm in the level for a double but that should go up to for a double jump by next year. I'm trying to work up a whole show with some friends that would include car stunts and motor- cycle Life insurance agents won't touch Maier until he gives up jumping but he has much money involved to give it His two Yamahas are spon- but he has about personally invested in ramps. leathers and helmets. more to it than just the he do motorcycle jumping for the thrill of He said he may quit if he has a few serious accidents in a or a crippling injury. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Campus Corner By KEN BASCOM Kate Andrews Coaldale Comes the end of and kids all over the country start that frantic marking the first coherent action of the summer the search for a summer job. First comes the abstract uneasiness. This starts about and lasts until the end of middle of in extreme June. Then there's the desolatory looking of later May. Very few find jobs at this point. And in comes the realization that fhere are only a few weeks 'til and this sparks a frenzied search for work. that hopefully inevitable moment arrives the job interview. Somehow or another you've conned someone into consider- ing you for a job. You have to be happy and friendly but not too friendly. You have to be dignified but not too dignified. You have to con- vince him you're calm and efficient and you're scared to death. having pulled off a seeming you report for. you're first day. The boss is watching your co workers are watching you're watching and you don't have any idea of how to do the job you're doing. And then you go and tell everyone how easy it was. Top music honors Margaret 1317 4th Ave. happily receives a music award of presented to her at the provincial music festival in Banff. Miss who excelled in the senior woodwind instru- ment will play her clarinet at the national During your leisure hours this summer. pass the time playing a GUITAR We a good selection to choose from. Also a good stock of Sheet Country end Western and Classical. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Paramount ThMln Bidding Phom 327-2272 ;