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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta -The Herald Family Chris Stewart New York Times Service WASHINGTON Scientists have discovered a way of taking living cells apart and putting them back together again in ways that may reveal some of the secrets of aging, of cancer and of some of the most fundamental processes of life. This reconstruction of cells growing in laboratory flasks can be done by the millions and within a span of several hours, according to scientists involved in the research. Thus, for example, large numbers of aged cells could be given nuclei from young cells. or cancer cells could be given the genetic machinery of normal cells. Both experiments might answer important scientific questions: would a young nucleus make an old cell young? Would a normal nucleus make a cancer cell revert to normal? Similarly, scientists hope to learn more about cell differentiation, the crucial process by which cells all having the same genetic endowment differentiate to form tissues of the eyes, heart, brain, liver and all the other parts of the body. Thursday Friday Saturday June 20-21-22 All 60" Fabrics 10% Flannelette SPEC.AL yard Foam Sheet Specially Priced! New Foam Floral Fortrels Specially Prlced 100 Ibs. of Denim SPEC.AL pent ECONOMY REMNANT CENTRE 310-6th Street South fabrics bythe yard Remnants, by ihe pound' FOURTH SECTION The Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, June 19, 1974 Pages 33-40 When Murray Robison's Grade 9 drama class presents "The Clown and His Thursday and Friday at Coaldale's R. I. Baker school it will spell 30 for this seasoned drama teacher whose retirement at age 60 will give him time for private coaching. His love of acting has been evident ever since he began teaching in Coaldale in 1939 (the year, now retired principal, R. I. Baker, after whom the school is named, arrived from He wrote and produced the 'Pageant of the a display depicting the cultural background of the 21 ethnic groups attending the school, for the grand opening in 1950. As the school's creative drama teacher he hasn't produced monthly plays just because it was expected of him. "If I find a play that excites me I'll do he said. He feels up to Grade 10 the emphasis shouldn't be on theatre but on creative drama including improvizatibn, concentration, sensory perception, imagination, creativity and movement, all necessary elements in the training of an actor. "All this enables the shy youngster to develop knowing he won't be exposed to a critical he says. He has a preference for John Millington Synge, the Irish playwright he loves Synge's language and theatricality and has already produced four of his plays. Coaldale's appreciation of Mr. Robison and the Coaldale Little Theatre he directs was best demonstrated when the group left to participate in the Dominion Drama Festival in Halifax and a motorcade of more than 30 cars accompanied them to Kenyon Field for their departure east. Some were grandmothers and others young people; one had newly arrived from Hong Kong while some had been in Canada for years. But they all had one thing in common. They wanted to learn basic English. These were the 35 students enrolled in the twice-weekly classes for new Canadians held at the YWCA this past winter and spring. Some of them were from Holland, others from Japan and one was a Russian woman who had seldom held a pencil in her hand prior to coming to the classes. They achieved their common goal by learning to read, write and speak English. Ten volunteer teachers including housewives, senior citizens, students and professional people taught them on a one- to-one or one-to-three basis. They were furnished with text books. They provided the determination themselves. Some completed a work book per week while others took learn English they disl and by the time they arrived at their wind-up social last Tuesday evening everyone could understand one another well. Some volunteer teachers had taken an extra- curricular interest in their students by taking them shopping, to teas and to social function in an effort to give them additional exposure to English. Students brought ethnic dishes to the last class session. A few months ago they would have had difficulty explaining the ingredients, but thanks to the English classes they could now bridge the language barrier and had gained confidence as they learned. Taber was identified merely as "77 Tank" when Edith Underdahl's grandfather Archie Marchesseault moved west from Quebec. The operator of a mine north of the hamlet he had to organize his own school district to facilitate his offspring's educational requirements. That was a long time ago admits this LCI English teacher who retired recently after 38 years in the classroom, 14 at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. Miss Underdahl got her start at the one-room Valley View school south of Seven Persons, where her class included 30 students ranging from grades one to nine. Sorry to retire? Yes. in some ways, she admits, but feels it is time to start reading and writing for pleasure rather than with class preparation in mind. One of her prime desires is to visit Undridal. Norway, from which her father's family derived its name (he.later had it anglicized) and where every resident is related to her. Scientists find methods to reconstruct cells Record number of women contesting election By THE CANADIAN PRESS A mother and daughter contesting two Alberta ridings, believed the first such team in federal politics, are among a record 135 women who filed nomination papers this week for the July 8 federal election. The figure is almost double the 71 who entered the last federal race in 1972. Five women were elected in that contest. Anne Hemmingway, director of the National Farmers Union, is carrying the New Democratic Party banner in Peace River, while daughter Lauranne Hemmingway is representing the party in Medicine Hat. On the East Coast, three women are running in South Western Nova, helping to make Progressive Conservative Charles Haliburton one of the loneliest politicians in the country. Mr. Haliburton, who represented the riding in the last Parliament, is challenged by Coline Campbell for the Liberal party, NDP nominee Yvonne Coe and Cecelia Zwicker, Social Credit. Maclnnis retires Veteran politician Grace Maclnnis, who became B.C.'s first woman member of Parliament when she was elected in 1965, is retiring from politics after more than eight years in the House of Commons and four years in the British Columbia legislature. Among the 10 women running in B.C. ridings are a member of the Federal Advisory Council on the Status of Women who prefers to be called Ms., a former Vancouver Sun columnist, and a Prince Rupert alderman recently named Citizen of the Year by the B.C. Association of Broadcasters. Ms. Joan Wallace, is making her first venture in the political area after a stint as president of the Vancouver status of women council. She does press relations work for the B.C. and Yukon division of the Canadian Red Cross. She has two grown children. Columnist and author Simma Holt, representing the Liberal party in Vancouver-Kingsway in her first attempt at federal office, was an unsuccessful candidate for chief of the Vancouver police force earlier this year. She is on leave from Vancouver Sun where she has worked for 30 years. lola Campagnolo, carrying the Liberal banner in Skeena, is sales manager of a Prince Rupert radio station CHTK, a member of the Order of Canada and an alderman since 1972. An Edmonton alderman and a Calgary stockbroker are among the 13 candidates nominated in Alberta ridings. Aid. Una Evans, running for the Liberal party in Edmonton East, is making her third foray into federal politics after unsuccessful attempts in Edmonton East in 1972 and a Calgary riding in 1957. Frances Wright is the Liberal candidate in Calgary Centre. Anne Steen, who has been campaigning for the Progres- sive Conservatives in the Manitoba riding of Winnipeg North since her renomination shortly after an unsuccessful bid in the 1972 contest, is among the five women candidates in Manitoba. Among the 54 women seeking office in Ontario, up from 20 in the 1972 election, is Progressive Conservative Flora MacDonald. Seeking re-election in Kingston and the the Islands. She was the first woman ever elected to executive committee of her party's association. The former national president of the Voice of Women, Kay MacPherson, is running for the NDP in York East, where she polled votes to the winner's .as a Women for Political Action candidate in the 1972 election. Among four Former Toronto alderman June Marks, nominated as the Progressive Conservative candidate in Toronto Spadina, is among four women nominees in that riding. Mrs. Marks, a mother of four and a grandmother, sparked a judicial probe into slum conditions in Toronto during her first two years as alderman. A professor of political science at University of Toronto and author of the first complete history and analysis of Canadian immigration policy is the NDP candidate in York West. Dr. Freda Hawkins headed a study group within the department of secretary of state aimed at making recommendations for a new Canadian citizenship policy. Kate Alderdice. 28, representing the League for Socialist Action in Toronto-Eglinton. is a shop steward for the United Electrical Workers in Toronto. Three Liberals running for re-election are among Quebec's 44 women candidates Jeanne Sauve, minister of state for science and technology, is running in Montreal Ahuntsic, Albanie Morin in Louis-Hebert and Monique Begin in Montreal St. Michel. ON SALE: JUNE 19th TO 22nd WHILE QUANTITIES LAST Our list price 15.87 each Kresge Special t CHENILLE BEDSPREAD R V Qua''ty fringed bedspread comes in two different sizes at one !ow Price' Your choice of twin or double spreads in White, Lilac, Peacock or Rose. Each LADIES CASUAL "V SLEEVELESS SHORT GOWNS Coo! Cotton Plesse nightie has scoop neck, lace and embroidery trim and 3" ruffled hem. In TOUT Sizes: XHI_._- unoice SCOOP NECKED BABY DOLLS In Cotton Plesse with 3" ruffled hem. lace and embroidery trim and matching bikini panties In Sizes Each Your choice of a wide selection of summer styles including front pockets, adjustable straps and double handles In White only Our list price 7.99 each Kresge Special Each ELECTRIC FANS 2 speed. Kresge Special Price ASSORTED COLOUR BATHMAT 'J Kresge Price Set 100% Nylon se1 is avail- able m an assortment o1 solid colours. Mat size approx 20x32 Xr- KODAK Camera Kit Complete with camera and accessories. Kresge Special 25 00 i e? Electric Hairdryer Ifl Kresge Special nn Corner 4th Ave. 6th St. Downtown Lethbridge ;