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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Sotuidoy, March 21, 1970 You Ask Me.. FUN FOR FUNDS Judy McKenna left, goes Tnro ihe dunk tank and Betty Koladziej and George Rice obliging- ly engage in a kissing marathon at Catholic CentraE High yesterday when the school set the day aside to raise funds lor the Peace and Development Fund. Nearly was realized from games of chance, the dunk tank, ond a car bash where kids paid good money to bash up an olcf car with o sledge hammer. The event ended wilh a dance to the Nobfe Horem. The money will be sent to aid missions in underdeveloped countries. LSD Drug Charges Heard Friday Three Lethbridge youths ap- peared in magistrate's court Friday morning on two charges each of trafficking in LSD, fol- lowing drug arrests March 12 in I on each count and elected trial Lxjthbridge. by judge alone. His case was heard by Ctiiet Judge L. S. Tur- cottc at 2 p.m. in District Court. Kimber pleaded guilty to the charges and was remanded by Judge Turcotlo lo Monday for Defence for William Kimber, 17, waived preliminary hearing TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wisely ihe monu- ment to honor your loved ones. We will be pleased 1o ass [if you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS "We Have Been Satisfying Customers For Over 60 Years" 125 SI. S., letribridg. Fhont 317-3920 sentencing. Lawrence John Rasmussen, 16, and Edward Paul Kurjan- czyk, 17, jointly facing two charges of trafficking in LSD, were renranded until April 10 for election and plea. Each is free on bail. Oral French Assumption Home and Kchcol Association will have a classroom demonstration on teaching oral French Wednes- day, at 8 p.m. The demonstration will be given by Sabato, The crown said it was pro- ceeding by way of indictment in each case. Indictment car- ries an automatic jail term. teacher JIarella Di- NOTICE! The Law Office of MARTIN HOYT Has Been Moved To 335 10th Street S., Lethbridge (YOUNG, PARKYN McNABB BUILDING) Our New Telephone Number Is 328-9211 with a maximum penalty of 10 years. Sentence Suspended Passing of sentence was sus- pended for two years when Marie Christiansen of Watcrtcn Lakes appeared in magistrate's court Friday for sentencing on a charge of pos- session of marijuana ar.d STP. Ths youth was also placed on probation for a two year pe- ricd. The accused and three other youths were arrested Dec. 5 in joint KC.MP-city police raid on a farmhouse on the outskirts of Lcthbridge. All four were originally charged with possession of SIP for trafficking and posses- sion of marijuana for traffick- ing. These charges were later changed to charges of posses- sion of STP and possession of marijuana. Magistrate Lloyd Hudson in suspending the sentence said he was impressed with the way Miss Christiansen conducted herself and the improvement in her appearance since be had fast seen her in court. Besides the two year sus- pended sentence anil proba- tion, Miss Christiansen must not associate with known drug users and traffickers as laid clown by the narcotics ar.d food ar.d drug acts, or go to places By MARGARET LUCKHURST J don't think kills today have as much fun as they once had even a decade ago, and certainly not nearly as much as I had when I was growing up. This personal observation lias become more ap- parent the last few springs when, as soon as the snow melts adults expect kids to swarm outdoors, taking over the sidewalks with skipping ropes and bags of marbles. For generations, this lemming-like pattern of children has been as much a part of the spring panorama as returning birds and budding lilacs. It was welcomed by parents who were glad to get the kids outdoors again after the winter. Also, these recurring signs reminded us of more carefree days that had once been ours. How well I remember rushing through chores so I could get out with the gang. Slap went the kindling into the wopdbox, clatter went the dishes, squawk went the chickens as they got hailed with feed. Then out with the length of rope, and an hour's skipping before dark. You could hear us chanting our skipping song for half a mile 'Here comes teach- er with a red hot what 1 got in 'rith- metic.' When we tired of this, we'd finish off the evening wilh a communal game of hide-and-seek. But where are all the kids today? Have we regimented them to the point where they can't feel free to spend some time on their just being kids? It would seem so. The other evening as I passed a school ground I stopped to watch a small-boy ball game in pro- gress. From time to time some minor infraction ol their own 'instant' rules set up a violent argument which eventually resolved itself. However, before long a couple of well-meaning dads joined the group determined to teach them how to play the game 'right'. Needless lo say, their intrusion, politely accepted at first, was gradually a dampening influence, and one by one the boys drifted off. Finally, the kid with the hat went home. End of game. Part of the problem is restrictive urban space. We don't like children playing on busy streets; local play lots are becoming scarce, and people protest against kids running across lawns in games of 'cheese it' and 'giant steps'. So there is nowhere to skip or play marbles. There are school grounds of course, and a few parks, but these sometimes are too distant for a fun, pick-up-game after supper. Flay, then, becomes a matter of joining something-or-other where it is per- formed in orderly, well-managed .ashion. Even toys are designed to instruct and educate, with spare hours dedicated to intellectual enlighten- ment. Cliildren have had too much freedom, we say. Cut what type of freedom? They've been spocked, spoiled, schooled and supervised such authori- tarian wisdom since they were born that they are losing their ability to amuse themselves. Their aged youfhfulness, with its amused cloak of maturity achieved through TV, rebellion, and drugs, shocks us. Yet who is to blame? We've robbed them of their heritage of just being young. ____ Cancer Drive Plans Made Teen Clefs Invited To Sing At Expo 70 Tlie 18-voke Teen Clefs have jeen invited to appev July 1- at Expo 70 in Osaka, Japan. all-girl choir, directed by jelhbridge registered music cacher Anne Campbell, was nitially invited by Expo offi- cials to give two performances aily May 27-June 3. However the earlier dates -onilicted with examination pe- iods for the choir members. Acceptance o( the latest in- will depend on the rais- ng of sufficient funds to pro- for transportation costs to and from Japan. The Japanese Expo association has commit- ed itself for lodgings and food. An ad hoc Lethbridgt com- mittee, set up recently, is ex- pected to soon outline lie fi- nancial needs for the visit. Members of the committee are John Ken Mills, Helen Johnson, Julie Ewing and Pat Ccok, all of Lett- bridge. Confirmation of the choir's acceptance muil be submitted early in April. The Teen Clefs in 1963 the George S. HaUieson Trophy as the best junior choii' in Can- ada. This year they are repre- senting the Canadian Broad- casting Corporation in an in- ternational amateur competi- tion among broadcasting me- dia. Mrs. A. M. Meredith Qty Pioneer, Dies Friday One of Lethbridge's pioneer oldtimers, Mrs. Anne -Madeline Meredith, died in the cily Fri- day. Born in Norwich, Norfolk, England, she came to Lelh- Supervisors, team captains and canvassers in the upcom- ing Canadian Cancer Society fund campaign in Lethbridge will meet in a residential can- vass orientation session Wed- nesday. The sessions will be held in the Gas Company Auditorium at 10 a.m., 2 p'm. and p.m., March 23. All canvassers are asked to whtro these individuals out. hang Martin Bros. Funeral Homes Ltd. (2nd GENERATION) P'resents...THE SUNDAY HOUR Para-Drop Cancelled The parachute jump by 25 members of the Parachute En- gineer Squadron of the Cana- dian Airborne Regiment was cancelled this morning because of bail weather. The parachute jump will notl attend with their team caplaii or supervisor and get the prop- er receipt books. Residential campaign chair man is Mrs. Dorothy Roac house, 1607 6lh Ave. 'S., tele- phone 327-8781. Volunteer canvasses a r needed for the blitz in Leth bridge April 5. Contact m.ny b made wilh Mrs. Roadhouse a the above telephone number, o at campaign head quarters 323-8742. The oind drive actually get under way April 1, with bus ness and rural canvasses, wit the residential blitz in Leih- bridge set for April 5. be rescheduled. SHOE REPAIRS BEST FAST CHEAP SHOfc HOSPITAL 331 lllh Street Soulh IAKEVIEW MENNONITE SENIOR CHOIR Directed by MR. JOHN REGIER-Sunday, March lo a.m.-CJlH-lV Channel 7 THE TRADITIONAL CHAPEL THE MEMORIAL CHAPEL 812 3rd Avenuo Soulh 703 13lh Sued Norlh GENERATION FUNEKAl DIRECTORS AMD ADMINISTRATIVE COUNSEUORS FOR PRE-ARRANGEMENTS (AulhDrrzeJ by the Alberlo Government Security Commission) WET BASEMENTS? DO-IT-YOURSELF KIT A eomplet. kit wilh insliuclioni. No Digging No Mesi No labor -252-8422- WR1TE 4015 CHAHLESWOOD DR. N.W., CALGARY 4B Developed by TRANSEAl CHEMICAL RESEARCH DIV. DEALER INQUIRIES INVITED uilding department of the city om 1917 to 1915. A member of St. Augustine's lurch, she spearheaded the rmation of the League of Na- ons here in 1935. It later amal- amated with the United Na- ons and she served as treasur- r for 10 years. A life member of the Dr. F. Mewburn chapter of the )DE, she was also a member the Quota Club for 25 years. Tte funeral will be on Monday t 2 p.m. MRS. A. M. MEREDITH ridge in 1908. She was the ridow of the late Evelin Rice leredith of Dublin, Ireland was killed overseas while serving with' Lelhbridge's 20tl in 1916. She is survived by two son Ernest Stanley and Roy Free erick of the city. Mrs. Meredit vorked lor the assessment anc DeCost Heads LCC Students Elections were held 'Tours day at the Lethbridge Com munity College for student ex ecutive positions. The results were: Skip De Cos1, over Bud Batty (17 votes to 95 votes) for prcsi dent; Ixirne Begin over Jal tlrynczuk, (185 lo 81 votes) e Icrnal vice president; an Brian Jleyer, elected by a acclamation as internal vice president. Elizabeth I ling was elecli secrelary; Leonard Lunn, Ire surer; and Gary Huckabay, a Uvities coordinator. fewish festival iegius Today Piirim, the most joyous festi- of the Jewish calendar be- ;ins today. At Beth Israel Synagogue in Lethbridge, as in all synagogues around the world, the Jlegillah will be read onight and again Sunday. It's a celebration which is centred on the children. They mil be provided with noise- makers which they use to drown out the name of the Em- peror Ham an each time it's mentioned in the reading of the Mogillah. Sunday, in keeping with the ,-outhful spirit, a carnival will x held at the Synagogue be- ginning at 2 p.m. Children will dress in costumes and there 1 be games and contests. Rabbi Andor Kremer is id charge oi the festival. ASPHALT PAVING TOLLESTRUP SAND ond CRAVEl Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 1 328-2702 327-36104 WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR AIL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Form Industrial Scrap-Machinery-Demolition Anything Made of Iron! 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