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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE JUiy I Saying shot down 8 The saying don t believe everything you read was shot down again recently right here in Lethbridge But Blair a Greyhound bus driver from Fort g thought he was right when he explained to 8 one of his passengers that a sign didn't necessarily mean what S it said Mr Kurtz said he was driving a bus through Lethbridge about a v week ago and stopped for a few minutes at the 8 bus depot across from 8 the construction site of x the Woodwards com- 8 Plex I left the bus for a 8 moment and when I came back this 9-vear- jj old bov from Taber was 3 excited said Mr A Kurtz 8 The little boy said '1 Si can t wait for them to finish that building so that I can go swimming 2 there The bus driver told the boy That s not go 8 ing to be a swimming pool it s going to be a big store Mr Kurtz said the lit- S tie bov replied Oh S it says right on pointing his finger at a crane Poole Construc- lion Herald- Youth Young Voyageurs attend exhibition Some 19 Young Voyageurs from are among the thousands of fair-goers attending the Whoop-Up Days celebrations The Grade 11 ac- companied by chaperones Ian and Dons are par- ticipating in a three-way stu- dent exchange program to get a bettei understanding of Canada and its people While in the the voyageurs' activities are sponsored by the East Lethbridge Rotary Club They have visited the Calgary attended the Whoop-Up Days parade toured Waterton and driven bv bus over the Logan Pass will tour notable sites in tht city and will visit a Hutten'e colony and Fort Macleod Twenty Lethbridge with chaperones Norman and Georgia will travel to Uxbndge Ont Aug 3 ior their part of the ex- change While there they will see Niagara Falls and the Welling Canal The program funded by tederal and provincial governments and local spon- soring organizations Here are the ANSWERS for your NEWS QUIZ PART I 5-b PART II 5-a PART III 5-a PICTURE QUIZ General Antonio de Spmola Every child's friend Nine-year-olds Millie 1410 20th Ave and Sabma 1418 20th Ave are having a great time at the exhibition grounds on the rides with the magic clown Pabo can be seen during the day m the Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion RICKERVIN photo Growth possible for achondroplastic youth EDMONTON Joey Seitz 11 turned a screw to stretch apart the bones in his dwaried legs almost every day for more than three months The screw was attached tB four rods surgically skewered through his shins He turned the screw to force the rods apart and open the break in his shin bones Sometimes I d get half way and I could feel the bone stretching he said used to hurt Joev is an inherited condition which has left him with extremely short legs and arms while the rest of his body has grown at a nearer normal rate In Oc- tober he measured just more than 44 inches That s 15 inches shorter than the average height for a. boy his age Doctors have been trying with little success to stretch dwarfed limbs since the time ot Hippocrates Joey's operation lengthening both his legs below the is an unusual tecnique developed by Scottish surgeons His mother heard of an orthopedic surgeon in Ed- monton who worked with the Scottish doctors and hoped could give her boy added height The surgeons said three to four inches were possible It s not a hell of a said the But it may give him the ability to sit in a LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Campus Corner By ANNE LEE BOULTON Learn to do by doing This is tne motto of 4-H clubs all across Canada From the British Columbia mountains to the Newfoundland shores the amiliar symbolizing 4-H can be found Some people have the misconception that 4-H is only for farm children Anyone young or no matter where they live can be a member All that is required is that they are willing to try their best Clothing 4-H clubs help girls boys if they so learn the art of and other creative crafts People interested in farming would be wise to join a 4-H club that deals in that area beef lamb etc They would receive valuable experience that might come in handy if they work on a farm Something that all 4-H clubs stress is public speaking No matter who a person may be or what they may they will greatly benefit from practicing public speaking One of the fun parts of 4-H is meeting people Through the many programs people are brought together from all over Because of the wide range of activities there is something that will appeal to whether it be a club tour camp curling bonspiel rally or workshop Besides the public speaking there are provin- cial eliminations Everyone is eligible to enter The winners represent the province in another place By working hard in their a person might even get the efficiency award and get to go to Olds during the summer All these experiences help a person to become more mature and to be able to get along with other people And that is something we should all learn how to get along with others During your leisure hours this summer... pass the time playing a GUITAR We have good selection to choose from. Also a good stock of Sheet Country and Western end LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Paramount TtMitriBiilldliii Phom 327-2272 normal drive a normal car and press the right button on an elevator In January Joey a native of Fort St B C was ad- mitted to hospital in Ed- monton for the first stage of a process that will take as much as a year to complete A year of loneliness and frustration for a bov who despite his has been active in hockey and golf but who now will have his legs held rigid for several months in a hospital 400 miles from home The alternative was gradual deterioration of his ankles due to pressure from the bowed legs leading to painful limp ing and severe arthritis in ear- ly adulthood The screw-turning phase has ended and Joey is 3Vz inches taller When the bones have healed the pins will be remov- ed and an ankle-to-knee cast will be installed to protect his shins I m glad the cranking is over said Joey it's patience Chess master comes back VANCOUVER Jonathan is making a comeback as a chess master Two years ago he had ac- cumulated the points necessary for the rank under the World Chess Federation But things began to slide had a period of regres- sion when I played said Mr Berry now I'm coming back up to that level Mr who has played chess since he was was recently elected president of the British Columbia Chess the youngest person to hold that position But his youth is no great barrier to chess success He says the majority of the federation's members are un- der 28 or over 50 is both a young man's game and an old man's game a young man's because he has the energy to and an old man's because he has the time Mr who has com- pleted three years of a mathematics program at University of B C took the last year oft to cdmpete in Businessman HAVE MISSED CHANCE Over people with money to spend will see this ad. And it could have been your ad inviting these people to spend their money with you for your merchandise or services. BUT ALL IS NOT LOST GIVE US A CALL and one of our advertising representatives will be happy to explain the advantages of putting your advertising money to the best use to reach these people with money to spend. This space can be yours each week... if Something for Everyone The Lethbridge Herald and Selling the ;