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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 4 THI LITHMIDOi HERALD Monday, July 23, 1973 UHIOKIAIS As the 1973 fair ends... The 1973 Lethbridge fair, now con- cluded, was generally quite good. Every fair-minded person could pro- duce a list of many excellent fea- tures, as well as many deficiencies. Since the lists would probably be dif- ferent, it is not necessary to submit one now. Those in charge of the fair can be counted on to give the mat- ter critical and honest examination. But this is the time to say a hearty thank-you to the many scores of peo- ple who helped make the show as good as it was. We don't speak of the salaried people, although some of them went far beyond duty.-We have in mind especially the direc- tors and the committees and all those who gave their time so gener- ously simply because they wanted to. In every sense the show belongs to the community. But most people simply enjoyed it, and made no par- ticular contribution to creating it. A production like that does not just happen. Thousands of hours of work go into it. From those who received to those who gave, again "thank you." Creating the desire Strong undergraduate programs opec challenges to freshman who "haven't yet chosen a career and en- thuse and motivate those with only a casual interest. This quality, plus the innovative, unstructured programs offered at the U of L has received extravagant praise from researchers Barbara and Terry Robinson of Ontario who daim the U of L's psychology lab- oratories supersede those of several larger eastern Canadian universi- ties. Whereas larger institutions sometimes tend to give undergradu- ate course work superficial atten- tion, while the main resources are focused on graduate students and the professional schools, the U of L is devoted to giving the undergradu- ate a first-rate and varied learning experience. In this respect the Rob- insons "have found the U of L in- comparable to anything else." The wide acclaim earned by U of L researchers recently substantiates the Robinson's findings. Mulloy Han- sen Barnwell, Alberta, who grad- uated with distinction from the U of I, in 71, now engaged in research on the effects of drugs on the self- ftiraulation responses, under the aus- pices of a U of L research grant, has had his article reprinted in the 1972 issue of the Psychopharmacolo- gia journal resulting in numerous requests for reprints from other re- searches. This medical student, who transferred from the U of L to the U of A, now engaged in melanoma research studies at the W- W. Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, has distributed over 500 copies of the articles (highly unusual for a young researcher) and is still receiving re- quests for copies. The Robinsons, both 1973 recipi- ents of Research on Drug Abuse scholarships, who studied at the U of L a year ago, now back conduct- ing a summer project on the results of injecting LSD directly into various areas of rats' brains, believe this will be a pioneer study to show how LSD affects the electro-chemical ac- tivity of the brain. They are em- ploying a newly developed micro- injection process, used as yet by only a few, learned from their U of L psychology professor Dr. Ian Wi- shaw. (Initially such a project re- quired hours of minute brain sur- gery on rats, to prepare them for the LSD injections.) Potential researchers need facili- ties, laboratories, equipment and li- braries but just as important is the stimulation received from profess- ors, who, enthused themselves, pass a desire for knowledge on to their students. Many a researcher credits his success to a professor, who, by encouraging his initial interest dur- ing his undergraduate years, gave him a desire for further knowledge. It appears, from the success of Mr. Hansen and the Robinsons., the U of L with its low student faculty ratio is an institution excelling in this priority. ART BUCHWALD Just pretending most interesting in- formation about President Nixon having all offices in the White House bugged was that the tape machines were "voice acti- is to say, they automatical- ly mat on when someone started to talk. Not all the conversations in the oval of- fice bad to do with the president and his I have in my possession a tape of two cleaning women who did not know the office was bugged. The time of the taping was a.m. {Sound of vacuum cleaner. Voice singing: "Cany back to of Virginny." Vacuum cleaner "Okay, Math2de, it's my turn to be pendent of the United States." "You were president last night, Clemen- tine. It's my turn to be the president." 1 was off last night Bethlyn must nave bean president last night Now I'm going to sit in Ow big chair behind the desk. Who poa -want to be, be tbe queen of "Don't be so smart. Why dont you be Sammy Davis, Jr.? Now come over to my aide of the desk and bug me." "I don't want to be Sammy Davis, Jr. I think I'll be Henry Kissinger." "Okay, Henry. I want you to go to China.' "What for, Mr. "I want two orders of won-ton soup, six egg rolls, a container of chop suey and a doten fortune "Wbo you want to be now, be the former attorney general of the United States of America.1' "Okay, Mr. Former Attorney General. I fot to ask you this question. You knew anything abort this Watergate mess that everyone's been talking "No sir, Mr. President. 1 don't know about nothing, and if I did know I wouldn't tell you." "That's no way to talk to the president of the United States of America. I want to get to tiie bottom of this affair. Send in my loyal, devoted and trusted "Who am I "You be John Dean." "Okay, Mr. President, I am John Dean. What you want to "What's going on with this Watergate business, "You really want to "What for am I president of the United States if I didn't want to "Okay, Mr President, I'H tell you." "Get out of here. I dont want to know." "Now who am "You be "Hi, Mr. President. I am Bob Haldeman, your loyal and able chief assistant" "Bob, I think John Dean knows some- thing and he isn't telling "We'll send him to Camp David and get him out of here. I never trusted him since be went on his "One more thing, Bob. I need four more golf carts for San Clemente, a new volley- bail court and a gazebo for Key Biscayne.'' "You got them, Mr. President" "Now you be John Connally, "Yessir, I'm John Connauy, reporting to help you out cf your troubles.'' "John." Tfessir, Mr. President" "Get out of here." (Laughter) since I'm the president I think I'li mate a proclamation. I hereby free all the slaves." "That's President Lincoln, not Presi- dent Mxon." "I didn't say which president I was, did Unfair advantage By Dong Walker Prior to the Ksrighte of Coltonbus 'tourna- ment at Henderson Lake poH I bad a date with Fern Bouchard to help him tune up. My son-m-lasc Chris Btrwrey was in town from -Red Deer so he 'joined as for the game. Then Falter Bill Me- LeOand, also of Bed Deer, put in an ap- pearance. tt was deemed that Letbbndge should play Red Deer. The Red Deer team won by bole but Fern and I console our- selves with the knowledge that unfair ad- vantage was taken of us. only