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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta ttill a number of SUMMER AND FALL CHARTER FLIGHTS Still Available Call us New. For information and travel arrangements ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centra Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, June 15, 1973 PAGES 17 TO 28 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Moll Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403) 321-7411 FILING CABINETS Law and medicine good mix in court A recently held national symposium on medico legal co-operation is hopefully the first step towards full in- volvement of the medical sci- ences in the administration Of justice, a Lethbridge pro- vincial judge said Wednes- day. Provincial Judge L. W. Hudson, who attended the two-day conference in Toron- to, said he hopes in time to see the medical and ligal professions working hand-in- gloye to correct violent anti- social behavior. The conference was "the beginning of something I've recognized for some years. While there will always be people who have to be pun- ished, there does exist an area where law and medical science meet on common he said. The idea behind the sym- posium, sponsored by the centre of criminology at the University of Toronto, was primarily to establish where tha medical sciences can be used to effect the rehabilita- tion of people before the courts. "There is no better protec- tion for society than com- plete Provin- cisl Judge Hudson comment- ed. Most jail sentences are not terminal, meaning that within a certain time a pris- __ oner will be back in society. Most of the topics discuss- viairm ed dealt with theory, and con- JUmier S VISlOn ference participants did not icceive any concrete infor- mation which could give them immediate help in de- termining if an accused is ex- hibiting anti-social behavior for medical reasons. "There was no training in recognizing the judge said. "It was only the first step into something which could develop." During a discussion on the "neuropsychiatrics aspects of violent behavior" conference delegates learned what-areas of the brain control behavior and how medical problems can modify a person's ac- tions. For instance, he said, a brain tumor or concussion can cause a normal person to act in violent ways. With removal of the tumor, or pressure, normal behavior can be restored. Although provision is now made under the Criminal Code only for psychiatric ex- aminations, Provincial Judge Hudson said he can foresee the day when a doctor could be called in to conduct a physiological examination. Grant winner not a man A Letbbridge winner of a National Research Council grant is a woman, not a man as reported here earlier. C. J. Lane, who majored in electrical engineering and is a graduate of the University of Alberta, is among several Canadians who received the three-year grant to fur- ther their education in science and engineering. In th e rain Thursday's rain didn't stop this unidentified city em- ployee from doing his job of "just mowin' in the rain, all alone and blue The 1.7 inches of rain which fell on the city yesterday brought precipitation up to within an inch of normal. Medicine rock may be in river AKROYD'S PLUMBING, HEATING AND GASFITTING 24-HOUR SERVICE WORK New Installations Phone 328-2106 Certified Dental Mechanic ICUFF BLACK, (LACK DENTAL LAB MBICAL DENTAL BLDG. lower Level PHONE 327-2822____ AIR CONDITION NOW with thi ROUND ONE by Carrier ALCON REFRIGERATION LTD. FURNACES, SHEET METAL and HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING 2214 43 St. S. Ph. 327-5816 By JOANNA MORGAN Herald Staff Writer Somewhere along the cou- lees near Indian Battle Park there may lie buried the an- cient "medicine stone" of the Blood Indian tribe. Legends and his t o r ical accounts almost as- sure the stone existed but proving them in a concrete find is another matter. A six hour dig Wednes- day organized by a group of private citizens met with no success. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. INSURANCE HOME-BUSINESS-FARM AUTO and LIFE WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY See us soon FoiisTtR AGENCY 706 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-2793 Sunday at The site, at a coulee base belcw Marshall Auto Wreck- ers, is directly in a city storm sewer dump. The area has been pin- pointed bv the writings of David A. Stafford, a member of the first coal mining family in Lethbridge. and by the personal boyhood recol- lections of Andrew Staysko, 82. 1404 9th Ave. A S. A city group halted opera- tions Thursday because of rainy weather and is re- assessing the choice of site. The volunteer group, bound together by a com- mon archeological interest in the stone, ordered the earth refilled on the site at the conclusion of Wednesday's dig. Tom Han-is, 410 25th St. S., said Thursday he recalls see- ing a stone similar to the one now sought, 15 years ago during the construction of a dam for the Lethbridge pow- erhouse. Now retired, but then a ALL TYPES OF AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION WINDOW COOLERS AND CENTRAL UNITS CHARLTON LTD. 1262 2nd AVENUE S. PHONE 328-3388 city employee, Mr. Harris said a dark-colored, conical- shaped rock had been lifted out of the coulee 50 feet from current site under investi- gation. It was five feet long and six to eight feet in dia- meter, he said. It was then sunk into the Oidman river in construction of the powerhouse weir, he claims. Legend says early coal- miners and Indians are sup- posed to have laid down gifts of clothes, tobacco and food to the spirit of the "medicine Mike Mountain Horse, in a July 1935 edition of The Herald, explained its importance. In a vision a buffalo hunter near Lethbridge was visited by a medicine man and told, "My son. I am the rock you saw. I want you and your children to come to offer me peace offering at all times." This apparition appeared at night to the buffalo hunt- er. The day bsfore, he had chased an elusive medicine- pipe man sighted from afar, whose red painted blanket, face and hair were the dec- orations of his profession. But the hunter had found only a "solid reddish rock, resembling a man in a sitting the legend says. The last reported use of the stone was at a 1911 In- dian pow wow, when An- drew Staysko's uncle located it for the Indians. Even then it was covered by refuse, from the coal mines around it. Written records go back as far as the accounts of George M. Dawson, early Lethbridge geologist. He recalls hearing in 1881 that the Indians term- ed this area "Painted David Stafford witnessed the stone himself sometime around 1896. He called it "a block of iron stone placed in a buffalo It is believed the stone was either granite, the result of glacial action from the Cana- dian Shield, or red quartzite from the gravel deposits of the Rocky Mountains. An anonymous donor has contributed S100 toward fur- ther attempts to locate the stone. the LODGE MOTEL 329-0100 FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH -10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Live Dinner Music from 6 to 8 p.m. (SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MENU) TUC cnnn ic I I Ik I Itf fcAVL.LLt.ll I THE SERVICE IS GREAT Siren. SPRA-COUPE by KIRSCHMANN DEPENDABLE VERSATILE ACRES PER DAY Features: BOOM-54 foot spray pattern BOOM loaded manual lift elevates boom over obstacles industrial engine provides 4 ipray- ing speeds up to 25 mph______________________ For a Free Demonstration of the KIRSCHMANN SPRAY COUPE in Action Contact OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236- 36th St. South Lethbridge, Alta. Phone 327-1571 or the "OLIVER 803 46th Ave. S.E. Calgary, Alta. Phone 243-5551 DEALER" nearest you E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 FEW THINGS IN LIFE RUN AS WELL AS A VOLKSWAGEN Your Hunt Is Over! The Quick, Sly, Crafty, Cunning "FOX" by AUDI Is Here! Now On Display RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. VOLKSWAGEN PORSCHE AUDI Sales 328-4539 3rd Ave. and 14th St. S. Newspapers blamed for Trail egg war By WARREN CARAGATA Herald Staff Writer The recent flare up in Trail, B.C. of the egg war was blown out of proportion by newspapers wanting to take a whack at that prov- ince's NDP government. The charge was made Thursday night in Lethbridge by B.C. Poultry Commission- er Bill Wood. He said all that was involved in the dispute was 113 cases of Manitoba eggs. "That's he said. Safeway sells that every day." However, the Vancouver Sun reported the number of eggs as which sounds like a lot of eggs, Mr. Wood said. The shipment was sold to a Super Valu store in Trail by Winnipeg egg dealer Bob Feldman but the eggs were seized by the British Colum- bia Egg Marketing Board be- causa they were not pur- chased through one of its li- censed agents. Mr. Wood told the annual banquet of the Southern Al- berta Poultry Council that the news media delights in telling people that boards are a big monopoly." Newspa- pers are out to cut the throats of marketing he said. He criticized the agencies for not doing an adequate public relations job in telling consumers that the market- ing Doards are as beneficial to the consumer as they are to the producer. After a fried-chicken dinner and a generous helping of chicken jokes to make a non- beliewr eat beef, the council members were told that mar- keting research has not kept pace with technological de- velopments in poultry pro- duction. "We've always got sur- pluses on our Mr. V.'ood said. "I can remember swearing about surpluses 20 years back." He said the problem is that poultry producers are very quick at taking advantage of new technology to increase production "but marketing is what holds us back." "I think the boards have to look at the whole marketing system." Research in this area is falling behind, he stated. He suggested, for instance, PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. 5TUBBS DON'T MIX DRUGS DRIVING Among the drugs which can markedly impair driving abil- ity are the antispasmodic drugs which are often prescribed for patients with intestinal tract problems, espe- cially duodenal ulcers. These medications will also often con- tain a barbitur- ate or a tranquil- izer. There is the 'risk of drowsi- ness or even going to deep at the wheel wh- this type of medication Is being taken. So, :or your own sake as well as that of others please don't even consider driving when you're taking any antispasmodic drug! Here at Stubbs Pharmacy, we're always glad to answer questions. We always have time to explain how to use your )rescriptions, or anything else we have for you here at 1506 9th Ave. S. Open daily a.m. to >.m. Sundays and U noon to p.m. that eggs be sold by the pound instead of by the dozen. "What else do you buy by the dozen he aslc- ed. This system would elim- inate problems of egg size. "We need more imagina- tion, maybe we need differ- ent products. Why can't you buy a frozen, cooked chick- One of the concerns ex- pressed at the mealing was the increasing cost of chick- en feed, which represents about 70 per cent of the cost of poultry production. Howard Falkenbergh, chairman of the Alberta Broiler Marketing Board, Games group plans event at Bumaby The Southern Alberta Win- ter Games Society will spon- sor a Chuckwagon Breakfast during the Canada Games this summer in New West- minister-Burnaby, B.C. The society board of direc- tors decided Thursday to put on a breakfast rather than the traditional cocktail party held at the Canada Games by the host city for the next Games. A group of ex-Southern Al- bertans living in the Burna- by area has agreed to assist with the breakfast for ath- letes and the general public. The society also named two new directors. Rick McDonald of Bow Is- land will represent communi- ties in the County of 40-Mile. Gary Bowie, chairman of the University of Lethbridge physical education depart- ment, will work with the so- ciety sport committee. claimed the broiler Industry in the province is healthy, "but if the feed-men would stop raising prices "The rising cost of feed Is a concern to Mr. Falken- bergh said. Ed Smulders, president of the Southern Alberta Poul- try Council, said the price of soybean meal, one of the main ingredients in chicken feed, has risen to four times what it was last year, from a ton to a ton. "And if the protein ingredi- ent goes up, the others fol- low suit." Last year, he said, meat meal was selling at per ton, while this year, the price is a ton. During his year-end review of council activities, Mr. Smulders warned that power Li the council is starting to accumulate in a few hands, because "producers are not active." In other marketing boards, when the producer is doing well, his interest wanes, when markets are poor, pro- ducers become active, he said. "I hope this poultry council does not follow this plan." ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 HOYT'S FISHERMAN'S if SPECIALS if ZEBCO ROD and REEL SET Manu. list 9.95 SPECIAL FISHING GRAB BAGS Approx. 5.00 retail value SPECIAL 99" 18 INCH LANDING NET Reg. 2.95 9'25 SPECIAL Call Sporting 327-5767 DOWNTOWN CANADA'S FINEST COLD FUR STORAGE Call 327-4348 for Rapid Pick-up CANADIAN FURRIERS Paramount Theatre Building For Real Summer Comfort Devine by air step, Exactly as shown in Blue Glove While Glova Block Glove AA, B, and D widths, in sizes 614 to lOVi. So popular again FLAT HEEL SANDALS CORK PLATFORM SANDALS In Tan or White. In White, Bone, Tan, and Dark Brown with or without crepe soles. Sensibly Priced From STOMPER-S The ultimate in fash- ion and comfort. In 2 tone Tan and Dark Brown, 2 tone Blue and Tan, and Mo- jave and White. We carry a complete selection of THONGS for the whole family for vacation time wear. CAMM'S 403 5th Street S. SHOES BRIMESTONE proudly presents In per- son one of Canada's No. 1 groups, the fantastic "LIGHTHOUSE" Plus special guests ILLUSIONISTS 'HEMMING and MIA1 DATE: Sunday, June 17th TIME: p.m. Doors open at p.m. PLACE: Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion TICKETS: Advance tickets available at Musicland Supplies and Leisters. Tickets also available at the door. ;