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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE lETHBRIDGE KHtAlD Worth New ideas suggested Visiting doctor describes tests of new MS treatment Bv HERB JOHNSON Herald Staff Writer Does Lechbridge have room for more innovative theatre Alfie producer and eels the local theatrical scene is healthy enough that the time may be ripe for a move toward more adventurous In town to gather background material for a CBC program on Theatre said he was most impressed by the fantastic support from the community and the spirit of local Because Lethbridge audiences were obviously accustomed to attending the theatre and looked upon it as an enjoyable the time may JVItiVy I he for a smaller theatrical group to experiment with more modern He made it quite clear that more difficult modern plsys before the audiences had learned to appreciate the safe At the same he there should be a chance for people to see works by such writers as Becket and lonesco once the initial groundwork had been as it obviously had here in He compared the situation to that in where the Citadel Theatre through good built up a faithful audience that was ready to accenpt something other than the standard traditional There will alwajs be room i for the old fashioned kind of he aul Even though this tpe of protiution seemed to be something of a dying form in leccnt the good stones n ill always an au1 lie As an example he pointed j to Fiddler on the the mo1 vie version of which he had i just finished acting He had high hopes for the esthetic qual1 itv of the produced and directed by Canadian Norman i although he noted that 1 the films success was now in 1 the hands of the people in the editing It his he that live productions of the ploy uere to stop when the movie was released in November and that the Lethbridge Musical Theatre production next fall may be the only one in North Scopps more immediate interest was the Playgoers of Lethbridge production of Fings Aint Vihat They Used to which will be part of the Theatre Canada festival in Ottawa in Some 25 companies from across Canada have been invited to participate and Scopps job is to scout each one and select five or six that may be suitable for a CBC television show on the If the local production were there would be three or four minutes of the play plus some background on the Lettbridge theatrical Froi mager no ogist and nine other members of the clinic He said his work in the last few years involved supervising increasing staff and coordinating the work between the doctors and the staff for the benefit of the This is the wonderful thing about a he The patient is the mam The doctors and staff are there cooperating for the patient and his He said clinics offer patients the benefit of sophisticated Before he clinic concept a patient had to see a doctor on a given The next he had to go to the hospital for After the necessary waiting period for the diagnosis of the the patient then had to see the doctor With all this is done in one session in most he The clinic is by far more convenient for the patient and it is much easier for the He said the western part of Canada and the United I BF 1 j If P IF i Russell i tes many body could which was run by ihe Then there was Medical Services He said the new Alberta Health Plan is the latest stage in the development of health He said the National Association of Clinic later changed to Medical Group Management was formed in The Alberta Association of Peter resident neurologist with the University hospital in is part of a three man research is testing a new treatment or multiple In Lethbridge to address the oca Multiple Sclerosis Sclard emphasized that he team did not expect to come up with a cure for The preliminary impression of ihe clinical testing of an antivmphocyte serum was that it seemed to reduce the disability that follows an acute he There was indication that It might reduce the frequency of subsequent Seland pointed out that one of the problems encountered in the research program was that MS has a spontaneous tendency to wax and It was difficult to he if the improvement in a patients condition was due to treatment or simply the natural course of the The project has been In progress since last April and Seland said it would be another year before the team would be in a position to accurately assess the He added that another problem was lack of The which is headed by A MePherson of the department of was currently in financial ha The which is being tested on 10 is expensive and the research team was not being funded by a grant from any particular Seland said there were probably between 40 and 80 MS patients in Generally the incidence is about 20 per he Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic disease of the nervous It tends to have its onset in persons between the ages of 20 and 40 Although it is extremely variable in its it tends to be progressively There is no known from Saskatchewan sings here About 200 Lethbridgites attended a performance by the 35voice Saskatchewan High School this Sponsored by the Christian Business Mens Committee of tne choir presented choral various trio and group numbers and Christian witness in the Lethbridge Collegiate The idea of a choir for the high school was evolved in 1916 and the current edition had about 20 new voices added this school Metro executive director of the alumni said the choir has become a part of all Christian schools activities because sacred music ras always played big part in the fellowship and growth of the Carennort has 165 high school students and 260 Bible school The high school is located on the campus of Briercrest Bible Institue east of Moose damage in collision Lethbridge city police repoit ihree car accidents occurred in the city Friday At 11 a venirie driven by John 1003 12th Ave S was in collision with the Minute Muffler 509 6th Milrov was not injured and damage At 5 three vehicles were in collision at the intersection of 1st and 5th Timmothv the driver of one of the and his wife both of Spring Coulee were treated for minor cuts at Michaels General Hospital and William the driver of another vehicle was taken to Michaels General examined and Cecil the driver of the third vehicle was not The damage to the three vehicles was Shortly after 5 a vehicle driven by Mary 929 7th was in collision with a motorcycle driven by Raymond William 323 28th Craig was taken to Michaels General examined and Police officials report damage in the Youths may through new Lethbridge young people looking for summer jobs have a chance to come up with thenown projects through the federal governments Opportunities for Youth Application forms for the program are availible through the Canada Manpower Centre and department of the secretary of 130 Slater The program encourages the active participaton of a wide variety of The emphasis is on jobs and activities for students continuing their education beyond the secondary but other young people are not Both established job chance federal plan tions and groups set up specialIv for an Opportunities for Youth project are Criteria for selecting approved projects include the number of jobs the number of people who might benefit or take and the creation of new programs or Typical projects would involve such things as urban clean up community research projects and pollution Groups planning on submitting a project for approval must prepare their budget for the entire No money will be paid out for capital costs or for major equipment or me By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer Its not too difficult in the day to day changing world of the space age to become a pioneering force but in the realm of administrative duties for most it This point alone gives Francis Russell of Lethbridge a distinction shared by Russell is considered by many to be the dean of medical clinic serving as chairman of the membership and credential committee of the Western Canada National Association of Clinic Managers and as the initial president of the Alberta He was upon his recent retirement as j administrator of the BigelowFowler Medical with a life membership in the Medical Group Management He started w o r k as a business manager Bigelow and Fowler in When the in started what has become career as clinic is involved in the having served as president of the Boy and the Hamilton Junior High School Home and He is on the advisory board of Michaels General Hospital and a member of the Alberta Mental Southern He was a director of the Alberta Motor Association for eight Born in Russell served as a member of the Lethbridge Stake Presidency for 15 years and a member of the Lethbridge Stake High Council for 20 years in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday and Russell were presented with a color television on the occasion of Fran workers and friends gathered to honor him on his ASHPHALT j t PAVING 1 TOLLESTRUP 1 m SAND and GRAVEL 4 Construction 2 W PHONt T 3282702 3273610 1 Sound of Mu A performance of The Sound of Music has been scheduled for Sunday at 8 in tie Yates Memorial The extra show by students at Winston Churchill High School was scheduled as a result of excellent held over from the public to the schools first major Tickets are available at the Yates box winner The Herald has another Ask She is 12yearold Joyce daughter of and Hong Wong of 1701 15th The answer to her question How big is a living will appear in Saturdays edition of The Herald in the Ask Andy Joyce has been awarded a World Book Atlas for her PRINTERS STATIONERS 324 9th 3281778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitations Announcements 14 Hour If Necessary Books Thank You Cards Napkins Matches We provide Complimentary Personalized Head Table Place Cards with each Orderl FREE CUSTOMER More citv news on page 15 groups were formed so the clinic managers or administrators could pool their information for the betterment of the clinics He said the group had 140 clinics in Today there are more than with about 30 in the In western Canada and midwest clinics are the dominant force in Down most doctors still function in offices in homes or offices The clinic idea has just not caught on as besides his Chapter 43 and Maple Leaf Chapter with the assistance of Jobs V M 1 1 iM J 7 1 il K i rrffflSl TO SYMBOLIZE tffl FOND clinic as we know it Russell became a medical clinic Ive been in this business longer than anyone else in as far as I and the changes in the business clinic everything was on a doctorpatient Then family contracts were This was later changed to the Lethbridge SALE MUSICLAND 13lh and 3rd Conduct A 1 Choose wisely ihe ment to honor your ovec oneWe will be pleased LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS We havo been Satisfying he said I started with personnel and public relations and general administration for the At the time we started using the term there were four doctors and one girlFri1 there are 12 1 m A 1 E II 1 r K BUI I for 60 Years 325 8th lethbridge Phone six a laboratory and an xray a part 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