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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta OFY project will help handicapped By MARLENE COOKSHAW Herald Staff Writer Ten Lethbridge young people plan to continue their work with the educationally handi- capped in a Opportuni- ties for Youth project this sum- mer. Mostly high school and uni- versity students, the group con- sists of Rita Maynard, Suzanne Kaupp, Clair Forestell, Carol Secretan, Charlotte Tetzloff, Wendy Crane, Wendy Moar, Theresa Hollander, Lynelle Sbacklcford and Pat Forestell. Their project will enable the mentally nnd physically retard- ed between the ages of eight and 25 to participate in arts and crafts programs, singing, dancing and drama. "We hope to receive help from other OFY groups in these said Rita. The activities are part of day camps which will be held at Dorothy Gooder School from July 4 to Aug. 18. In addition to the day camps, the group plans campovers once a week and trips by bus to such places as Waterton Park, Banff and the Calgary Zoo. Trustee tries to stop meeting CALGARY One delegate to the emergency meeting of the Alberta School Trustees' Association tried unsuccess- fully to send the 600 delegates home before the sessions even got started Monday. Scott Saville, Calgary public school board member, charged that school trustees have been needlessly dragged to Calgary, at great expense to the taxpay- er, to reaffirm what is already ASTA policy and to support "motherhood resolutions." "We were told that we were faced with a crisis. This con- vention has been called under false pretenses. I suggest we all should pack up and go said Mr. Saville. "Instead of meeting here to boggle each others minds, we should go back to the schools and get on with the job of edu- cating." Mr. Saville accused the executive of trying to fool the public by "searching for an- swers for which no one even has the questions for yet. "It is a disgrace that we have to come here at the tax- payers' expense to go through this empty gesture." Mr. Seville's m o 11 o n to ad- journ the twfrday session, be- fore it started, went down to a solid defeat. Starting Blair report expensive CALGARY It would cost the provincial government the staggering total of million over the next five years to im- plement the recommendations of the Blair Report on Mental Health, says a study conducted by the Alberta School Trustees' Association. The study, requested earlier this year by Premier Peter Lougheed, predicts that it would cost million in the first year, million in the second year, million in the third year, million in the fourth year before yearly costs would level off at million in 1976-77. The ASTA estimated that 75 per cent of the cost would be for salaries of additional per- sonnel required lo operate the program. At the end of five years, new staff would be involved in the program. The Blair commission report called for "extensive upgrad- ing" of pupil personnel services in Alberta schools, particularly in the rural areas. EXACTLY The clvation of Lethbridge Is feet above sea level. They will be assisted in their project by the community ser- vices department, which has loaned them recreation equip- ment and arts and craft sup- plies, and by the Association for the Mentally Retarded, which has provided them with the use of the Dorothy Gooder School bus. All members of the group have had previous experience in dealing %vith the handi- capped. "I think that's one of the main reasons we got the said Rita. "Several other groups applied for funds for a similar All are members of the Youth Across Canada with the Mentally Retarded. Rita is president of the Lethbridge YAC and secretary treasurer of the provincial 'organization, and Clair is president of the Al- berta division. The members also operated a drop-in centre at Assump- tion School for the mentally and physically handicapped during the last school term- "We were cut in our grant, which only leaves us with for said Rila. "We hope to make some of it up in registration "fees." Registration for the program can be made from June 14 to 30, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday. Registration forms are avail- able at the office of the Lelh- bridge Association for the Men- tally Retarded, 1818 5th Ave. S. For further information, con- tact Rita at 328-4273 or Suzanne at 328-5665. Jun. 14, 1972 THE ItTHiRIDSE t3O SUMMER SPECIAL AT Whatsit will line city streets A new line-painting machine will be seen on city streets this week. Don't mis- take it for a moon buggy. The self-propelled machine will save line-painting crews a lot of time. Peter Bouquet, city traffic engineer said. It can do the job in one-third the time of the old push-type machine. The new machine travels at betxveen six and 12 miles per hour and is capable of painting two lines, in any combination, in the centre of a street. After the machine lays the painted strip, it drops tiny glass beads into the strip to re- flect the headlights of on-com- ing cars, illuminating the line. The old push machine was used to paint the lines on pedes- trian and school crosswalks. That job. Is near completion, Mr. Bouquet said- Two injured Two serious injuries, one minor injury and a total of 500 damage resulted when a car driven by Stuart Beviss, Wilkie, Sask. collided with a car driven by Dora Jackson, Hill Springs shortly before noon Monday. RCMP report the accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 4 and 5 just south of the city limits. Stuart Beviss remained in Lethbridge Municipal Hospital this morning in fair condition with head injuries. His wife Pear, a passenger in the car, also remained in Municipal Hospital in serious condition with facial cuts, head injuries, a broken shoulder and possible cracked ribs. Mrs. Jackson, the driver of the other car, received a cut lip, was examined at St. Mich- ael's General Hospital, treated and released. Mrs. Jackson's three chil- dren, passengers in liie car were uninjured. Damage to the Beviss car totalled and damage to Jackson car totalled RECEIVES MEDAL, Brian LaRay Wolsey, of Cardston received The Conn Memorial Gold Medal in ob- stetrics and gynaecology at the University of Alberta J972 spring convocation. WEST COAST SEAFOODS Truckload Sole FRESH FISH and SEAFOODS Will held at FORT WHOOP-UP SERVICE Thursday, June 15th and Fit, June 16th From a.m. lo p.m. FSESH WHOIE SALMON NOW TO BARBICUf men's short sleeve permanent press dress shirts from our 401 contoured for today's trim new luxury weaves COLLECTION QUALITY DRESS SHIRT OFFER! What a buy! And just in time lor Father's Day! These short sleeve shirts are made of a blend to give you a smooth permanent press and they're moderately Contour tailored just like the famous brands. Pastel colours are big this year, along with Dofaby-Leno weaves and we've got six of each to choose from! Plains: Ousky Rose. Soft Maize, Apricot, Lilac, Beige, and Blue. Weaves: White on White. Melon. Rich Gold, Mauve. Mid-Blue. Golden Rod. Neck sizes up to 17. The price is right, the quality excellent, and the colours are the plan to shop WOOLCO this week! Just say "Charge FINE QUALITY TIES, regular and Redi-Knot. 100% polyester in rich woven tapestries, all-over patterns and olain tones. Each 2.57, 2 for "PAULO CONTI" DELUXE TIES, in Aztec Stripes and exclusive patterns, each 3.57, 2 for USEYOUR I "CHARGE IT" June 18tii >M? Department Stores Because We're Woolco... Your Shopping Costs Ybu Less! College Shopping Moll 2025 Mayor Magrolh Drive Open Doily 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Thursday and Fridoy 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. ;