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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Chris Stewart Pride in parenthood is as old as the family but when a mother has three sons in the llth Air Cadet Squadron and a son a pitcher with the it's understandable if the pride shows a little. Mrs. Jack By am has a hard time hiding her enthusiasm for 15-year-old assigned to Flare Square in Calgary throughout the 13-year-old Jack learning bush sur- vival at Penhold and 17-year-old teaching physical at Camp each of whom is a member of the llth Air Cadet Squadron. Twelve-year-old son Calvin was off to to compete with the Lakers in last week's baseball tournament while 11-year-old son Brian went fishing. The only female among the Byam children is six-year-old Laurie who sometimes plays the part of a torn-boy to keep up with her ac- tive brothers. The Harvey Boldts of Coaldale expect to erect their Christ- mas tree in Germany next winter rather than in their Southern Alberta home. They have just returned from candidate's school in Chicago where they were accepted as missionaries to Austria under the Greater Europe Mission and expect to be undergoing language study in Germany when next Yuletide rolls around. Two local LCI graduates home from studies in England and Sweden are Monica Neufeldt and Norma Collins who have spent the past nine months in Bible study at Capernwray Bible School near Lancashire as well as at a sister school in Sweden. A daily supply of fresh growing in the greenhouse at Sunrise will be available to area consumers as soon as the garden variety is finished. Bob ranch reports this year's practice of selling bedding plants and garden produce directly from the ranch rather than through local stores has resulted in an increased number of local residents familiarizing themselves with the Ranch's operation. Mr. Harrison is particularly pleased with the success already realized by the Lethbridge Association for the Mentally Retarded of the in its attempt to rehabilitate handicapped people through agricultural opportunities provided through the ranch and other ventures such as bicycle and sprinkler equipment assembling offered through the co- operation of both Bert and Mac's Ltd. and General Farm Supplies. pleases us said Mr. success in rehabilitating even one person. Instead of it costing the tax- payer some annually to keep a handicapped person our job is to make as many of them self-sufficient as Earl former administrator at Picture will assume the position of Coaldale's August replacing Mrs. Ray who left June 1 to assume a posi- tion with the department of highways. Venezuelan Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ruggles of marked their 25th wedding anniversary at an area celebration staged in the Champion Community Hall during their recent one-month visit home necessitated when their youngest son Marvin returned to the area to assume his post- high-school education. When building a lakeside cottage is a family effort it really isn't too much work for anyone. At least that's how Mr. and Mrs. Gerald De Witt of Lethbridge find it in the joint effort currently underway by members of the former's family in constructing a cottage at Lake B.C. Parents and family members are all involved. Nine years' experience in the field of public health in is the valuable background of Ronald newly-appointed public health inspector for along with his wife and three children has already settled into life in the Southern Alberta centre. Mr. Watkins will assist senior public health inspector John Boon. Cornelius who received his Ph.D. at the University of June has arrived in the city to assume the prin- cipalship of the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute following Dr. Kenneth Sauer's appointment as superintendent of schools for Medicine a position he assumes August 31. Dr. who received his Ph.D. from the University of this past will work under the retiring Superintendent of Schools Dr. Frank Riddle until Jan. when he will assume the full responsibility for education in the Hat which boasts two high one junior 11 elementary a total school population of plus 289 teachers. Increased camping facilities for Travers especially in the area of the dam is envisaged by Mrs. Don Neufeld of Coaldale who grew up along the sandy shores of this recreational paradise. Mrs. Neufeld believes the area bordering the present covered kitchen adjacent to the dam to be an ideal spot for increased camping particularly so when the present provincial west on the is now being designed to house fewer campers. Mrs. Neufeld decries the use of valuable shoreline for cattle-grazing rather than utilizing it for recreational esecially when much of it is beautiful sand. Joseph Hair Styles All Your Hair Needs At Prices You Can SUMMER SPECIALI SHORTCUT and UNI PERM ONLY All Colors and Perms include Shampoo and Set. JOSEPH. flOSEANN. TERRI. MAXINE and MARY LYNN JOSEPH HAIR STYLES 922 5 Ave. N. Phone 328-7366 4th Section The LetKbridge Herald July 1974 Pages 29-36 Ooohh that's cold Some youngsters like to creep gradually into the lake before taking a but this little girl flings herself down the slide at Park Lake. To it's the quickest way to cool off during the hot summer days. Researchers challenge benefits of vitamin C WALTER KERBER photo Farm wife's settlement 'no victory for women9 TORONTO A group of researchers from the University of Toronto has challenged the effectiveness of vitamin C in preventing or reducing the severity of colds. The headed by Dr. T. W. chairman of the nutrition revealed in the current issue Club corner The Ladies Auxiliary to the Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Society will hold its regular meeting at 2 p.m. Friday at the social centre. Members are asked to bring donations for the food hampers to be raffled at the Sept. 7th. Bingo will be played and lunch served. The Anne Campbell Singers will leave for their European tour Friday. Girls are asked to be at the Civic Centre at p.m. and wear their Alberta tartans and yellow blouses. of the Canadian Medical Association Journal that a study of adults showed large doses of the vitamin had no effect on colds. 23 per cent of the subjects recorded no episodes of illness throughout the tablet-taking but there was no indication that the proportion free of illness in each group was related to the daily intake of vitamin said the report. the total sickness experience per sub- ject in each group showed lit- tle evidence of being related to the doses of vitamin C The findings are contrary to the views of the American prize-winning Dr. Linus and others who have stated that large vitamin doses will produce beneficial effects. The Toronto researchers ex- pressed caution in interpreting their but noted that part of the study group was taking eight times the dosage of others in the apparently without additional benefit. OTTAWA An Alberta Supreme Court deci- sion to award a divorced woman half-interest in the farm she helped maintain with her former husband is no great victory for women's says Dr. Katie chairman of the federal ad- visory committee on the status of women. Dr. Cooke was referring to the court's decision to award Barbara Ann who was divorced three years sections of the family farm. The decision was based on Mrs. Fiedler's contributions of during the working as a keeping house and working on the farm dur- ing planting season. am delighted the learned judges of Alberta feel that is a substantial contribution during a said Dr. Cooke. the case was so blatantly obvious the judge couldn't do She said judges who es- timate contributions to a marriage on actual dollars aren't They were not getting to the heart of the women's property rights issue. WeeWhimsv SUSIK Craig will be sent the original an for her quote. Send your child's quotation to this paper. AFTERNOON RINGO MOOtl 1234 3rd Ave. North Moray OOUBLID WMkly Jcckpot-Prizn-Prat Cards Sponsored by The Moose Lodge No ChlMrtn UiKtor 18 Allowed to Everybody LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE 1234-3rd Ave. North RIQULAR WID. MIGHT BINQO 8 P.M. 23 GAMES _ DOUBLE MONEY CARDS MANY EXTRAS This WMk'i Jackpot In 54 numbers 5 CARDS CARDS PAY DOURLE DOOR PRIZE Wo one under 16 yoars allowed to GREAT MONTANA INVITES the people of Lethbridge to their Grand Sidewalk Bazaar JULY 27th The best bargains of the year sold on the sidewalks of DOWNTOWN GREAT FALLS Herald Family Dead doctor communicates through tapes By LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN New York Times Service SEATTLE Dr. Gary a 39-year-old physician who sought both miracles and medical expertise to stay alive while a painful cancer destroyed his in death is communicating through a series of video tapes some major messages about how a patient chooses to die. One message that becomes evident as Leinbach talks while li- quid nourishment flows into his veins is that the dying man as a consumer of health care should be permitted a louder voice in how and where he wants to be treated. By a supreme twist of Leinbach's death came from a dis- ease that he had become a specialist in treating. In his practice and in teaching at the University of Washington he had diagnosed bowel diseases like the cancer that afflicted him. The cancer sapped the strength of the strong-willed yet he struggled to live every day possible to be home with his wife and two growing children. His patients regarded Leinbach as a compassionate physician. He was an educator experienced in teaching young doctors through videotapes. In his profession he was trained to deal with dying people. because fate turned the tables and he underwent the same experience as a Leinbach agreed to be interviewed on videotape during the three-month period before his death. The University of Washington carried the process a step beyond videotaping Leinbach expressing his feelings. Also included were his wife and brother and the teams of doctors who cared for his pains and and the clergy who tried to help the agnostic physician make a spiritual peace. Another message conveyed by the videotapes of the doctors and clergy is that a large communications gap exists between each of these professional groups and the dying patients they serve. The series of formal dialogues is probably the first to en- compass the emotional reactions of so broad a segment of peo- ple involved with a dying patient. It is being made available to selected groups as an educational tool to provoke discussions about a wide range of social and economic topics related to dying. To a large the tapes reflect the unprecedented amount of attention Americans are devoting to the phenomenon of death. In books and lectures many people are advocating eu- death with dignity and pulling the plug. Critics say doctors often go too far in treating patients with incurable con- ditions. In these less attention is given to those like Leinbach who seek second medical opinions and demand an ac- tive role in decisions affecting their own care. These patients reject certain standard therapies and jump at experimental techniques as they shop among medical centers in hopes of liv- ing longer. Some therapies are costly. Others are uncomfor- table to the patient and put emotional strains on the family. Their cases are not described in textbooks. Yet this characteristic of trying to survive at all costs is a basic human instinct. Now this instinct is often being discussed in the context of consumer a phrase more generally used in debates over the quality of manufactured goods. Speaking from his Leinbach in the videotapes raises many questions about such practices. The videotapes focused on his anger and fear of dying in the prime of life. before he had a chance to accomplish what he had spent many- years learning to do. He survived on hope. The videotapes bring out family conflicts about drug addic- tion from the constant use of pain a common problem in treating chronic terminal illnesses. The videotapes are not a philosophical discourse. They are full of human touches. Mrs. Leinbach's description of their daughter's saying instead of her customary when she saw her father hours before his have deeply moved many of the hundreds of professionals who have seen the videotapes. First to Camm's for the finest in Fun in the Sun Footwear choose from our grand selection of Sandals CLOSED TOE WHITE SLING Made in white mini platform with while heel and platform also in n avy or black. White Flat Heel SANDAL Exactly as shown sensibly' priced at CHARGEX by Joyce a dressy sandal available in white or black crinkle wet also in and camel leather. 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