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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Outward Bound Mountain School good way to test muscle By D'AIICY IHCKAUD Herald Staff Wrilcr CHAMPION Paul Date- man of Champion liked and met tte challenge of Outward Bound. It was started iji this coun- try ill June, 1969, at Keromeos, B.C. It's a 20-day course; costs "It Is worth every Baleman says. "They put you out on yonr own for a three- ciay solo. You have to hack it by yourself." The Canadian Outward Bound Mountain School has its headquarters at 1616 West Ave., Vancouver 9, B.C. John Hasell is Uie director. It's for young men, 16 years ami older. They learn moun- taineering, canoeing, ar.d other outdoor activities. Tuition fees and donations are tax-deductible. The Duko of Edinburgh is a patron. The Universities of Boston, Mass., Colorado State, and Dartmouth College have each run graduate classes which in- clude. Outward Bound. Bateman went last summer. He'd like to go back. This is what he says about it: DAD SAW STORY "I saw an article in Reader's Digest. Dad asked me if I want- ed to go. In fact he saw it first and got me interested. "It started out in England to teach British sailors how to take care of themselves. "It is a non-profit tloii. Ttiis is the first year in- structors arc putting in full time. Most of them are from England. "The first day they took us on what they called a 'quiet valk.' Took through swamps; river tfoing through there, going pretty fast. We had to make a chain and go out in the middle of the river; up to our necks in muddy water; that was the 'quiet walk.' They say it is the only dishonest thing about the whole course. "Sure teaches a guy. If they don't like your attitude they tell you right to your face; to teach you what your abilities are and show you what oilier people think of you. "There's no smoking, no drinking, notliing like that. "One guy on heroin kicked it while at tte camp. "They came from as far as Miami, from Montreal. "The first few nighls they gave us equipment and stuff told us a bit about the camp and stuff. Next few days physical fitness. Then we went out on our first expedition. Eight thousand feet was Uie highest we went up. "First expedition we did, our instructor went along with us, maybe a 14-mile hike up tliis mountain, camped overnight. We had to do alt our own cook- ing. Sleeping bag, tarp, ground slKel; slept out in the ojxm. We took ropes course for phy- sical fitness. "There, (lie last week of the course, I made it right through, look half an hour to make it through the course. Had a swinging log for balance. "About 43 took it, there were a few that didn't make it. There were a couple of guys who quit. One guy, a real reli- gious guy, he didn't like the PAUL BATEMAN HAD TO HACK IT idea of doing anything on Sun- day. "They put you on a rope down to your belay position. Ho's got your rope; he takes up flic slack as you come up. If you think you are going to fall, you yell 'tension' and they pull it real tight. "You can climb up; you won't fall. "It was a real challenge. Up on the mountain you're king of the world up there. "They don't let you go back to the same camp again. There can only be for a course and only six courses in summer. "There are quite a few in the Slates. I could go anywhere else but not Kcremeos again. "Then there's map reading. You use a compass. AYe had to go 14 miles to find a lake, one-quarter of a mile long, we missed i', by 100 feet. "There is a lot of deadfall. We had to go through two Alpine Meadows. Once you got up to the top it is clear sail- mp "We did a lot of canoeing too. They try to get you to learn swimming. It started out, wa had to jump into this freezing- cold creek. One guy did jump in. Then the rest followed. It was the group that held you to- gether, forced everybody to inake it." Did your mother go along with it? Wasn't she worried? "My mother thought it was Bateman, 18, is a Grade 12 student at the County Central High School, is interested in drawing, painting, the sciences. He is the son of Rev. Richard and Dorothy Bateman. Any injuries? "Not in our camp, some minor, one pry just aixr.it drowned." F r i g li t e ning expedience? "Yes, because I didn't know that I could do it, at the time." Sum it up: "We went on tJ'rce expeditions, two days long, and the final which was nine days long. This included a three-day solo, which I did with a sleeping bag, a knife and no food. The rest of our final we climbed 14 different moun- tains." BLAtRMORE (CMP Bureau) Lion's Club member Don- ovan Itcil welcomed more than 300 people at the grand concer! of award winners in the Isa- bellc Sellon School. Top artists of the thrce-da> festival presented a Ml con- cert. Presentation of trophies con- cluded the event. Winners, in part, were: Wal- ter M o s c r Memorial Trophy, for highest marks in the fes- tival, shared by the Blairmore Unit Church Choir, Karen Pozzi, Laurie Fumagalli, Failh Harms and Debra Finn, RAPPELLING OVER AN OVERHANG of District New 'Overlapping' FORT MAC LEOD (Special) chamber of commerce must get together with the rec- reatirxn board and council If vra'ra to get things done. overlapping Coun- cillor Philip Harriett told mem- bers of the Fort Maclcod and District Chamber of Commerce recently. "It will be beneficial to all concerned if we can form a re- gional recreational area. The proposed boundaries would be from just south of Granum to the south, east and west bor- ders of the Willow Creek The chamber will send rep- resentatives to recreation board meetings and set np a co-operation system to help implement the formation of the recreation area. FERTILIZER Place orders now for MANURE Phone 328-5083 STIRLING (HNS) _ The an- nual "honored guest" party will be held Wednesday, March 29. Supper will be served to se- nior citizens. It will begin at p.m. with a dance to fol- low. Everyone is welcome. The band will be "The Ambers" of Lethbridge. Few attend TABER (HNS) Taber school division annual meet- ings held recently at Vauxhall and Taber recorded poor at- tendances, with 26 and 21 peo- ple respectively present, in- MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE requires a (Sessional) DUTIES: To leach Chemistry lectures and labs as assigned. (We offer High School equivalent as well as First and Second Yeor University QUALIFICATIONS: (o) Successful teaching experience (b) Completed Masters Degree STARTING DATE: August 14, 1972 SALARY, (1971-72 Scale) depending on qualifications and experience. Make -application to: DR. MELVIN S. TAGG, MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA (Please send details of training and teaching and other experience wilh initial leller. Also list names of eluding board members and staff personnel, Formal reports were pre- sented bj' board chairman Allen Wolfer, superintendent Jnrnes L. George, and assis- tant OECret-iry tra-iEirrer firs. Eoia who reviewed the 1S71 financral statement, Luncheon set FORT MACLEOD (Special) A "vrorld poverty develop- ment luncheon" will be served Tuesday from to p.m. in the Knights of Colum- bus Hall. The soup and crackers are being prepared and served by two women from each of the churches. The affair was arranged by trie Inter-Faith Association. The tlieme is "Development is people seeking justice, cre- ating change, discovering edu- cation, and sharing relief." 38 convictions TABEE GINS) Convic- tions in magistrate's comt here during February declined to 33 from 60 in January. A motorist was apprehended a few hours after leaving the scene of the accident in which lie damaged a fire hydrant to the time of Other traffic convictions re- sulted from excess speed in re- stricted areas. Lions praised STIRLING (JENS) Mike Bolokoski, district governor ol the Lions, of Lethbridge, spoke recently at the 23rd aiinua) cf-arior night. Ac, u-.cye are r.cw rriorfifc Mr. Bolokoski spoke on Ltbnism and its purpose community service work. Tea, sale COALJIUIlsr (HNS) Wom- en of the Coallmrst Royal Ca- nadian Auxiliary will hold a tea, bake and rummage Kile from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the Legion Hall here. Coffee and lunch will be served. Jolly Janes WARNER (HNS) April Wai-burton, Karen Murray and Theresa Krysak were hostesses at the recent Jolly Janes Girls Club meeting here. Membership cards were dis tributed. Shcrt stories were handed In for judging. A letter from provincial office was read and discussed. They toured the Alberta Wheat Pool elevator as tlicir "item of interest." Debbie Liebclt won the tea prize. These Are Die letftbridge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area MAG RATH MRS. MILDRED MARKER P.O. Box 97 MASINASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUEUER P.O. Box 329, Milk Riv.r MONARCH MRS. JACOB DEKKER p.o. Box 6] NANTON MRS. MARY BSNSON P.O. Box 3M MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON Ocn. Contact Ihoto pcoplo tor your District Newi or Classified Advertising LOTS OF ROOM ON SNOWY RIDGE FOREMOST The Foremost Theatrical So- ciety will stage Finian's Rain- bow at the Community Hall Friday and Saturday, April 14 and 15, at o'clock each night. Advance tickets for reserved seating are now available with a limit, of 250 people to any one performance. Fantasy, reality, Irish folk- lore and romance are the in- gredients that have made Finian's Rainbow one of the biggest musical successes iji recent years. The musical play is in two acts, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by E. Y. Har- burg, based on the book by Harburg and Fred Saidy. Finian Melxmergan will be played by Bill liiittenrick, Alyce Buttenvick is producer and musical direction is by Ann MoNaney. Finian steals a crock of gold and deceives his daughter Sharon, played by Deiii.se Lar- son, into accompanying him from Ireland to Rainbow Val- ley, where he buries the crock. The leprechaun from whom 1he gold was stolen comes in pur- suit breathing threats of mis- ery and destruction. Hit times include How Are Things in Gfocca Mon-a? Look to the Rainbow, Old Devil Moon, If This Isn't Love and Something Sort of Grandish. OPEN SATURDAY I ARIES (MARCH 2I-APRIL 20) HOROSCOPE FOS INCOME Tired of locking horns every year wilh your Jax: return? GoHop over to COMPLETE yowneorert BLOCK offiw ond let us ne'p straighten Ihings ouf. We'd prepare, Eneck> ortd guarantee your refurn. Try ut. We won'f pull Iho wool over your WIMKWlt I i m-V utimmmrfirr L guannlM preparation of every Ui r I If wa errora that cost you any penalty est, in will ptf ony lhat peruHy or I ;1 fatlfi [argetl In Strnce With Over 6000 Cffkei In Hntii Amtiltt 815 THIRD AVE. SOUTH 9-9 Wcefcdoyj, 9-5 Saturday Phone 327-3712 [NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY, Saturday, March 25, 1972 THE IFTHBRIDGS HfRALD 3 300 attend final concert Blairmore Lions Club Chal- lenge Trophy, high mark.? in senior classes, Faith Harms of Lethbridgc. Board of Trade OhaUc-nga Trophy for in junior class- es, Blajrmore United Church Choir and Wayrnan Mah, Kar- en Pozzi, Debra Finn and Lau- rie Fumngaili, John Godfroid Challenge Trophy, high in junior dioir, Blairmore United Church Ju- nior Choir. Other winners Mon- day. Please turn to Page 13 for Honor couple at Turin TURIN The family of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Trofanenko of Turin will honor their par- May Williams heads board of health CRANBROOK (Special) Quarterly meeting of the East Kootenay Union Board of Health h named Fernie alderman May Williams chairman and Sparwood alderman Reg Tay- lor vice-chairman. The 16 members are appoint- ed by their city councils, school boards and regional districts, H of whom attended. Major resolution supported requirement of a health unit sewage permit prior to Region- al District issuance of a build- ing permit for rural minor con- struction involving daily efflu- ent up to gallons. This will be forwarded to the appropriate provincial agencies Involved, and also to the B.C. Associated Boards of Healtli annual meeting for support. Tally of infectious hepatitis cases in Golden was reported up by 31 bringing to 60 the total since the disease appeared there last fall. Housing health services for Sparwood, with retirement of the present Kinsman Health Centre at Natal, came up for discussion. ents at a family dinner and open house reception on the oc- casion of their GOth wedding anniversary. Friends and relatives are welcome to call between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Turin School auditorium. It is requested that be no gifts. Shop-af-home FOOT MAC The local chamber of com- merce "shop-at-home commit- tee of Jim Isberg, Andy Mac- Kay and Charlie Reach have come up a new cam- psign. Merchar.te portMpstks mfl hare entry forms which will be filled