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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 'JOIN THE FUN' AT THE C.N.E. In Toronto. Special departure from Calgary Aug. 16th. Limited tpace. AIR FARE ONLY S174.QO RETURN ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WAIL PHONE 328-3101 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, July 22, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 26 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. PHONE 321-7171 "Do you have a iparo puir of glaUM for holiday Teepees retain ancient designs By RUDY unless the design Is handed Herald Staff through the family. STANDOFF For the costly changeover cere- few decades, few if any also encompasses a tra- designs have appeared on In dlan teepees. The majority o modern teepees are white religious ceremony. Current Blood Chief Jim Shot Both Sides' teepee design of a doe and buck and red dots, Teepee design Is deeply root ed in ancient Indian religion and anyone abusing this tradi tion is subject to varying de grees of scorn. Designs are the result of been handed down since the time of his grandfather. Although the history of the deer and doe vision is lost, Chief Shot Both Sides recalls the significance of the red dots. sions that usually occur were to ward off enemy religious ceremonies. Since the Indian religion suffered numerous setbacks due to Christian efforts and mod ernizations, visions among younger Indians are scarce. However, recent cultural ant religious revival among younj Indians could eventually resul in the return of more and arrows. The inside of his 20-foot-high teepee is about 20 feet in diameter and, during Indian Days, houses his immediate family. Lying on a buffalo robe, one of 40 he obtained alter the thinning of buffalo herds at Wood Buffalo National Park recently, he spoke of the current cultural looking teepees. For the native person want ing a teepee design at the moment a considerable amount a wealth and a doner are among native youth. A predicted re-appearance of new teepee designs will be the direct result of Indian affairs department cultural grants to various Indian societies. the revival movement Is gaining increasing popularity native youths who are for an identity, he said. Chief Shot Both Sides would not say when and which of his will be in line for his tee- design. STANDOFF More than 500 Indians from throughout America are gathered here 60 teepees and a number of more conventional tents to celebrate the Blood reserve's for annual Kainai Indian The celebrations s t a r t ec Thursday, and end Sunday board? a giant parade in starting at 11 latest prediction from Everyone in southern calls for the four ap- Is invited to take part hi to the Lethbridge Kainai Indian Days College Board of There is inter-tribal to be made on Tues- each evening, including a ing competition with Is the fifth consecutive Tu- prize money. Various (cabinet meeting day) games are also being prediction has been made Teepee poles are supplied the Kainai Days appointments have been and a huge camping area for more than a month, been staked because of interna rovernment wrangling ovei should be named to the of certain post-second- AIR institutions. Several colleges and universities are to receive Alton Refrigeration board members. For the best buy in LCC board hasn't offici- Conditioning Phone existed since June 30 when he terms of three members There was already one due to a resignation last fall. Wliile the delay has caused __ problems at LCC, Medi- Hat Community College is a real bind. Their chairman, is not eligible for reap- :t; has signing author-ty. Therefore, the college has Maybe money can't buy happiness, but a lot of us would be willing lo make to pay ail its July bills with cheques redated to June, resulting in severe problems for the ook-juggliog auditors. the headaches may A politician must be obis to foretell what will alleviated next Tuesday when the cabinet meets in reg- tomorrow, next monlh, session to consider a final year and lo explain lafer why M didn't of candidates. Aufomobilei some thing your son manages to into the garago on ihe last drop of One thing you can on commil lee-work gelling you is more 5th Street South Ever notice iha] 328-6661 everything except the ber of wrong ways a golf ball can be h There's no limit to OPEN danceable Tapes we have you at Governmenl licensed Repairs lo Radios, Televisions SUPPLIES LTD. 13lh St. and 3rd Ave. Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS Lclhbridge. Phone NORESCO WINDOW BTU BTU BTU LARGER SI7ES CHARLTON HILL AIR CONDITIONING CENTRE OF THE 1262 2nd AVE. S. PHONE Chief Shot Both Sides relaxes in teepee Voyageurs from Saint John start their trip home today Twenty-one high school stu dents from Saint John, N.B board a bus loday for the firs leg of their return trip home Key three offer Top-40 sound The El Rancho Motor Hotel has not had live musical tal ent in the tavern for almosl six months, but for the lasl three days of Whoop-Up Days, the Key Three from Calgary has been the featured talent. The group consiting of a leac guitar player, one man on bass niitar and a drummer, have Ken entertaining bar-goers witti light, breezy, memory-fill- ed old and top-40 songs. The group, together for for about seven months, says it will be cutting a record in early September in Montreal. Featur- ed on the album will be songs hey have written themselves. For a change of pace, a few comedy-type acts and smiling 'aces of the music-makers en- ertained and made lisleners more at ease than the quarter- eating juke box that sits at the "ront of the tavern. MOVING? CALL OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES after a memorable one-week visit to Lethbridge. But, they won't be saying goodbye to the friends they me here for Lethbridge high school students will leave the city Aug. 1 for a one-week visit to the east coast city and they'll bunk with the same peo- ple who stayed with them here. It's all part of the federal government's Young Voyager program, but the local Rotary Club played a major role in organizing the trip and activi- ties for the visiting youngsters. For those who have livec near the ocean all Hieir lives the first encounter with the Rocky Mountains left a lasting impression. Several visitors even wanted to start work on Trafficking charge dismissed A legal technicality resulted in the dismissal of a charge of trafficking in LSD laid against a Lcthbridge man arrested in Red Deer June 26 during a prov- ince-wide drug raid. The charge against Alexander Robert John Sawers of Leth- jridge was ordered dropped by Lethbridge provincial Judge A. H. Elford after he ruled the Crown had not provided the defendant sufficient time to prepare for the trial after he received an analysis of mater- .als in his possession believed :o be illegal drugs. Judge Elford ruled the Crown had had a 13-day period in vhich the report could have uecn delivered, and finally serv- ed them only 22 hours before the trial was to proceed. In any trial or charge involv- ng either possession or traffick- ng in illegal drugs the accused person has the right lo request and see a laboratory analysis of the alleged drugs he stands accused of possessing of or sell- ng, before proceeding to trial. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th SI. S. Phone 328-4095 a log cabin and forget about going home. The students spent six days travelling throughout southern Alberta taking in all the histori- cal and scenic sights. They also brought a special "east coaster" treat with them to share with their western It's only dried seaweed, but very tasty once you get used to it. When the local youngsters leave in 10 days time, they'll travel by bus to Edmonton, catch a train to Montreal and, after an overnight stay, board a plane for Saint John. They'll return on Aug. 15. V of L summer school busy It looks like a record-setting year for summer school attend ance at the University of Leth- bridge. In fact, summer school attendance figures may almost match last year's regular uni- versity enrolment. There were 255 students at- tending Summer Session 1, an increase of about 75 over last year. Summer Session 2, which ends Tuesday, has 479 students and, a similar enrolment is ex- peeled for Summer Session 3 which starts July 2G and ends Aug. 18. The regular large percentage of teachers is taking summer school courses but a number of arts and science students are staying in school trying to fin- ish their degree requirements a bit sooner. It is expected that more courses will be offered in Sum- mer Session 1 next year be- cause of the significant enrol- ment increase this year. Pre-school clinics will help children By JOE MA Herald Slaff Writer The government will provide services to pre-school age children for early detection of all types of handicaps through- out the province within two or three years, Neil Crawford, minister of health and social development said Friday. Addressing delegates to the Youth Across Canada With The Mentally Retarded conference at the Holiday Inn, Mr. Craw- ford said, "We hope to have mobile units for such diagnos- tic service within two or three years, so the small communi- ties in the province will also be entitled to this service." Mr. Crawford reviewed what the government has been doing for the mentally retarded in the past, and said if the gov- ernment's action sometimes seems to be slow, it is because "we don't want to take hasty moves." When the Lougheed govern- ment came into office, he said, the waiting list at the Alberta School Hospital (for retarded children) in Red Deer was 600. "A child had to wait six or eight years before he could be admitted." Now the waiting list has been cut by one-quarter, he said. "We think it is a great injus- tice that in the past, parents of mentally retarded children had to pay S2 a day at the Alberta School he said. "This fee has been elim- inated since June I At Dorothy Gooder Schoa earlier in the day, the delegates heard David Parker, recreation consultant for the National In- stitute on Mental Retardation speaking on recreation for the mentally retarded; and Dr. A R. Stewart, president of the Al- Molly Mitchell confirms new job Molly Milchel resigned today as executive director of the Canadian Mental Health Asio- uation, southern Alberta reg- on, to take up a new job with :he Alberta department of lealth and social development in Lethbridge. "During my years with mental health, we have experi- enced constant Mrs. tlitcheli said. "There were per- ods of frustration, but it has reen a wonderful experience ror me." Mrs. Mitchell said she Is on holiday as of today before join- ing the department as a social worker Aug. 21 or 28. 'I will continue as a mem- ber of the CMHA I always she said. CMHA president Dennis 0' Midway fraud charge dropped A charge of fraud laid Tues- day against the operator of a ring-toss game in the Thomas Shows midway at Whoop Up Days by city police was drop- ped Friday. Lethbridge Provincial Judge A. H. Elford dropped the charge against Thomas Oliver Mapes, 46, of Omaha, Neb., aflcr he ruled no expert evi- dence had been presented by :he Crown to prove it was im- XBsible for a small Roop to be brown over the wooden blocks used for the game. Mapes was arrested and charged with fraud Tues day night during a raid on the mid- way in which four games were closed. The trial on the fraud charge vas completed Wednesday aft- ernoon, but Judge Elford re- manded Mapes, free on cash bail, until Friday's court appearance for his decision. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 SMIIEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATiR HEATERS S110 INSTALLED Phone 328-2176 Connell raid tribute lo Mrs Mitchell as "a most imagina- tive administer." "In the past three years, she has built the organization into a much more effective he said. "We are sad that she is leaving us. However, she has expressed continuing Interest to associate with the CMHA." Mr. O'Connell said Eleanor Hubbart will be the acting ex- ecutive director until a perm- anent replacement is named. Peace Park birthday Sunday There's a birthday parly going on this weekend at the Waterton Glacier Internation- al Peace Park. Hundreds of Rotarians from Alberta, western Saskatchew- an, northern British Columbia and Montana will gather at East Glacier, Mont. Sunday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the park. The Peace Park, primarily a Rotary brainchild, was.opened in 1932 and has been the scene of an annual club gathering for many years since. Rotary clubs in Alberta and Montana spur- red establishment of the park to commemorate friendly rela- tions between the two countries. PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6th St. S. and I514A 9lh Ave.S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring blocking and leather processing pleat drapery processing berta Association for the Men- tally Retarded, speaking on thi medical aspects of mental re- tardation. Mr. Parker said the menlallj retarded have more leisure time and should be taught to be "recrcatively independent." A misconception about men- tal retardation is that "if one is mentally retarded, hi Is physically be point- ed out. "Recreation is a very person- al Mr. Parker said. "You cannot recreate others- all you can do is to provide an environment in which the men- tally retarded may find a rec- reation experience." He disapproved of the shel- tered method and told the youlh workers not to "make the as- sumption the retarded have limitations before giving them an opportunity to prove their abilities." There should be integrated recreation whenever possible. "Take four or five mentally retarded children to a zoo, don't take 50 all at be said. Dr. Stewart outlined the causes o[ mental retardation and possible avenues to prevent it. Causes can be grouped under three headings: genetic, birth injuries and post-natal. Post- natal causes include socio-eco- nomic deprivation and this is why on a pro-rata basis the In- dians and the low-income peo- ple have more mentally re- tarded. Dr. Stewart said more chil- dren with mongolism are borm most often when the mother is under the age of 20 or over tie age of 30 or 33. He said the present scope of knowledge limits practice to preventive treatment and gen- eral treatment. "Specific treat- ment, not now but maybe in the future, will repair damage to the he said. Dr. Stewart said early detec- tion is important in treatment. Infections, injuries and poi- soning may also lead to men- tal retardation, he said. The conference ends today at Dorothy Gooder. Aubrey Teal, AAMR executive director, spoke this afternoon on the role of the AAMR and volunteer workers in working with mentally retarded. BAR-B-Q BUYS 24-INCH ELECTRIC WITH ROTISSERIE 17-" ONLY 9 24-INCH FOLDING ONLV CALL SPORTING 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Approved Chinook Fibreglass Septic Tanks SOLD AND INSTALLED BY SUBWAY SEPTIC TANK SERVICE LTD. "YOUR PIPE AND FITTING EXPERTS" For information PAUL'S PLUMBING 128 North M.M. 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