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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE lETHSRIDOt HEflAlO FrMny, 57, 1972 Man city ritius assignment over: nurse aivaits neiv THE LUCK OF THE IRISH TO YOU, ONE AND ALL The Herald's own personal lep- rechaun Hew in from Tora's hall this fair St. Pcilrick's day bringing greefintjs la at! people with a dash of ilvj green in iheir blood, and to fhoso who wish they had. May you all Find your pot of gold for you at the end of the rainbow, he says. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Campus Corner NOREFV RK1LANDER Catholic Central High School "This is the year of the This cry ran through the stands in the Soulliern Alberta High School Basketball playoffs when the Catholic Central Cougars came UD with a victory. The majority of kids finally got Uie idea that you're sup- posed to tlirow the garbage in Uie garbage cans, bearing tho slogan "Feed rather than on ttie floor! I mtM at the school Friday night, i and went forty-hvo hours with- i out any food except orange juice i a cup for breakfast, lunch and supper. To vary the diet, they even froze the orange juice! Along with the thought of gra- duation, comes the thought of exam mat ions. Al Ihrou gh this JUIJK runic Herald Staff Writer Since iwr resignation as di- rector of nursing services at the Lcthbridge Municipal Hos- piial in Claudia Tennant has led a career life similar to the one she left behind. For the past two and one half years, Miss Tennanl has acted as advisor to the Minister of i Health on Uie small island of Mauritius, off the southern coast of Africa. It is 720 square miles m area and is inhabitant! by people. Miss Tennant said she was assigned to the work on Uie is- land by Ihe World Health Or- anization for the purpose of up- grading Uie nursing services. She said the program was de- signed to p r o v i d e advanced .mining to those nurse? "who graduated before was a I'mal nursing school." The greatest problems which face the island are unemploy- ment and overpopulation, with 50 per cent of the population under the age of 21. she said. Miss Tennant said, Uiat of those United Nations branches working in Mauritius, "all are focusing on family planning on the island." Her assignment on Mauritius was undertaken with ttie under- standing it would he of short term duration. Since then, her posting has been extended three limes, according to the wishes of the people involved. Miss Tennant explained that WHO does not enter a country unless asked to do so by the government, and if there are she said, "ami there} the nurses on the island are have been a [lumber of favor- j men. able changes in the nursing i "For every fti to IK) positions services." I that be ihe said, She said her next assignment "IK-re are appli- s plan camp in wilderness area will likely be in the same Afri- can region, and she would "like to go back" to Mauritius in five years to sec if the WHO pn> gram has proved to be a com- plete success. Miss Tennant said the Mauri- tius government was "satislied willi what was and added thnt more than half of of a s. It is regarded as more real job than a pi'ofcs- OUT OK HKAT Eggs left in a hoi kitchen or ear parked in the hot sun after .shopping lose quality rapidly. Tiic Snowslioe nadge and the i Wilderness Badge will be at j stake later Iliis month when, girt guides, cattcls and Uieir lenders from throughout south- ern Alberta gather at (lie West Castle ranger station for a weekend outing. The gathering will lie under the direction of Mrs. Nancy Hull of Coalclale, Chinook dis- irict for the guides and cadets. The West Castle camp-out will be another ill a series of amnial weekend outings for the girls. This will mark the first lime it is to be iietd in a wilder- ness iirea like West Castle. The Chinook district takes in guide and cadet units from the Crowsnest on the west, Medicine Hat oti ttie easl. Brooks on the north and the U.S. border on the south. Those eligible to attend the camp are girls from 12 to 20 years of age. All girls should have some pro-training, or out- door experience before they are allowed to participate in the camp. The weekend of activities will lie from March 24 to March 26. Some M girls have registered for the camp so far. More aro being accepted, but registra- tions should be in as soon as possible. KiUry forms should be sent to Uie Girt Guides Commissioner, Scout Hall, f.cthbridge. Par- ticipants arc responsible for their own Iransportation to and from camp. The weekend will cost each gir! plus trans- portalion. KEEP Store coffee in a cool, dry place. Heat and moisture cause it to grow stale rapidly. It seems these days that the The Cougars were first place j grade twelve students' conver- in (he playoffs, and now along i sations centre around one main with the Raymond Comets, they Even though will represent Southern Aiber- it is almost two monlhs away, la in the Provincial Tournament plans arc being made. in Edmonton this weekend. The Flyers, our 'B' team, also came up with first place in their playoffs. Making it a clean sweep for Catholic Central, the Cheerlead- ers brought the Cheerleatling trophy back to our school. Now we're really Number One! The Catholic Central Cittens came up with third place in the Southern Alberta Girls Basket- ball playoffs. In league play, the Cougars came up with all wins and no losses for the first time in a long time. The Flyers league score wasn't quite as impres- sive. Around the school these days, all the posters in the hallway? support an anti-litter campaign. j with the main idea being to go This campaign against pollu- on a crash diet! The grade eleven students, in a shroud of mystery, are plan- ning tha decorations. Clusters of grade elevens get together and whisper excitedly, but as soon as a grade twelve student ap- proaches the conversation goes dead, and to cover up, some- one pipes up that the weather sure is nice out! The graduating class is rais- ing money to cover the cost of Ihe Yates ceremonv. the dance and all the other details of the big day. A grad committee has been formed to look after I his aspect. i fn the past couple of months. I several bake f ales have been held. i i Last weekend, the grade girls held a hunger-thon, no native personnel who might to capable of taking tlie posi- tion At the present time, Miss Tennant is between assign, ments, as the Mauritius pro- gram lias been completed, and she will remain in the city wait- wcek, we wrote mid-terms. At ing for tar future posting, the era! of (lie year, come the I "The WHO feels Ihe country big departmental. I is capable of carrying on on its 'Hie main problem with these exams is when we write them Classes for the high school I grades end fit ths end of May the first v.eck of June. The grade twelve students have classes until around June 7lh, and Ihen we don't start writing until June 12. This week of holidays between the final classes and the first exam has been met wilh mixed feelings. Some student's think it's time lo study. The majority don't Ihink so, ft doesn't look like there's I much chance of Ihe department changing their minds, so 1 guess we'll just have to make the best of the situation and the ex- tra study time! nd out tion was put into effect lo clean up the hallways lunch hour. during the Each giri got as many spon- sors as she could to provide in- ana Tau Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, recently held a hippie party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Watson. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. centivc for this diet! The girls Gordon Taylor and Mr. and Mrs. Barry Marsbalsay. Guests at the prcsentat i o n meeting included Mrs. Debbie Taylor, Mrs. Barbara Marshal- say, Mrs. G 1 e n n a Gellately Mrs. Linda Park and Mrs. Mari- lyn Christcnson. COMING EVENTS KATIE JOHNSON A vocal rectlol presented by the Anne Campbell Singers and Ihe Teen Clefs SUNDAY, MARCH 19 ALBERTA BALLET COMPANY Presented by tho Allied Arts Council SUNDAY, MARCH 26 HANDELS' MESSIAH Presented by the Southmtnister Senior Choir In the Sancluary of Southminister United Criurcii PAIM SUNDAY, MARCH 26 P.M. GARNET AMP CLEARANCE PRESENT STOCK REDUCED SORRY NO TRADES ACCEPTED AT THESE PRICES. WE FINANCE 3-BTO (2 bass, 1 Reg. SI 200.00, Special 3-PROS (2 boss, 1 Reti. Special S52S' 1-PRO P.A. SYSTEM, Reg. Spscinl 1-REBEL BASS, Reg. Special S36O 7-REVERB UNITS, Reg. Special____ 595 1--HERZOG, Reg. 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