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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THF ItTHBRlDOE HERALD tuesilay, May 1, 1972------------------ CMHA faces 'financial disaster' clue to United Appeal failure PHILATELIC EXHIBITION Craig Fellner and Randy Thorn check the sports section, of the 12th annual exhibi- tion of the Lethbridge Philatelic Society. The display was judged Sunday and four trophies and the club plaquo were awarded. The display, showing the winning collect- ions, will be on view until Saturday. Stamp show to continue this week The 12th annual exhibition of stamps from winter sports, the Lethbrldge Philatelic space exploration and botany. ciety at Eaton's will continue I One of the more interesting dis- through to May 6 cine to the plays tells of the 100 years of wide general interest shown, Red Cross Service, said Dr. Roman Schoklra, a i "Philately is a beautiful member of the society. Dr, Scholdra said. The collection includes! He referred to it as "the Fleetnood-Bamlen barbecue draws school connmmitY As a follow-up !o a similar I The grill was donated by the event last fall, Canadian Northwest Natural cookies, ice cream, pop and den Elementary School is again {Gas Company for the event, running a "get-together" affair' Food consists of hot do; for families of the students. Bill Olecksy. a part-time sci- ence and physical education in- structor as well as counsellor at the school, organized I he coffee, and is served eight-year-old version of jfel. The event is held with the buf- the event in conjunction with the oi Betting to know the other four intruders of the families of students and involv- ing both students and parents in school activities. Michelson attends Chief chelson of Police Ralph left Lethbridge hobby of or "the king of hobbles." The first name ap- plies because the hobby can cost a lot of money, the second term describes philately be- cause as a hobby, it provides not only entertainment but also stimulation to study in more depth the areas in which the stamps are collected. At the society's annual ban- quet Sunday, winners of the awards were announced. The Jim Beatty Trophy for worldwide stamps excluding the British Commonwealth and the United Stales was awarded to Chesier Jokuty of Lelhbridge for "paintings" on stamps. The Tom Caudwcll Trophy for U.S.A. stamps was awarded to Harry Myers of Taber for showing U.S.A. commemorative 'stamps U.S.A. on the map with relation places or the events which they honored. The Jim Mclntosh Trophy for British Commonwealth stamps exclusive ol Canda was award- ed to Terry Morris of Leth- bridge for showing the change in British stamp design from 1B40 to 1972. The Club Trophy for Topicals was awarded to Mrs. Loreen Prokopishyn of Lethbridge for presentation of the history of the first 100 years of Red Cross Service as shown on postage stamps. Mrs. Prokopishyn also won the Lethbridge Philatelic plaque which is awarded annually to the most active and proficient member of the club. The judges for the evening were Harry Boyse and Dr. Scholdra. By .101! MA Ill-raid Stall Writer The only way for the Cana- dian Mental Health Association to survive in Lelhbridge, with- out curtailing its programs for mental patients, ex patients anil potential patients, now ap- IKmrs to he dropping out of the United Appeal. Remember Mounties with i The CMIIA is facing "finan- I cial finance chairman j Terry Bland said in a futile al- feinpl lo persuade the amal- gamated hospital board tu give It financial assistance last week. For not only is the CMHA getting only one fourth of I he money it wanted (lie Uni- Icd Appeal, but also local and provin cial governments arc withdrawing their financial sup- port to the voluntary citizens' group. Mr. Bland said the CMHA asked the United Appeal for was told it could only cairn P1NCHER CREEK (Special) The Pincher Creek and Dis- trict Historical Society has de- cided to emphasize the part the North West Mounted Police played in Pincher Creek's early history- Tt will co-operate with the Pincher Creek Chamher Commerce in setting up a cairn and in arranging a suitable ob- servance in 1974, the Mounted Police Centennial Year. The recent meeting ol the so- ciety heard reports on the awarding of the contract to construct the concrete-block museum build- Ing to D. Miller Construction Ltd. Footings were poured and forms removed, ready for the four-foot foundation wall. The meeting settled on a pol- icy of prohibiting motor ve- hicles from the historial park. Public parking will be pro- vided in the lot just north of the park fence on the west side of James Ave. It is also possible the town Mill place a footbridge over Pincher Creek between the his- torical park and the swimming pool. Visitors to Lhe museum will be able to park adjacent to the pool. The Museum Building Fund received a boost with a contribution from Gulf Canada Limited. The Shell Waterton Plant made an equal donation a few weeks ago. get hut finally v.'as given after the United Appeal failed to reach its objective. And the City of Lethbridge will no longer give the CMHA Uie it used to get from the city. The CMHA is now the only source of help for potential pa- tients and ex patients. With- out after care, about one third Grade 3 classes. The event is running four nights, tiil Thursday, with a separate night for each Grai'e 3 class. More than 100 people registered for Monday's outing. Held outside because of Ihe favorable weather, the evening begins at with kids drag- ging father out lo play soccer, baseball and teatherball for an hour of disorganized fun. Most of Ihe responsibility for games and food preparation is held annually at different. tired, weary students hunting Mi this I Many possibilities exist for student summer jobs morning to attend the National Chief being foria. Constable's Convention held this year at Vic- B.C. By BERXICE HEIiLE Herald Staff Writer 'All 1 want is a job." "I'll 1 anything." These are just The week-long conference is a few of the comments made by taken by parents. cities throughout Canada. I for summer jobs. But they are not alone In their struggle. A Summer '72 multi department program, co-ordinated by the federal sec- retary of state's department, has been designed to encour- age creative and useful student everything's coming up speetaL. at SINGER: Announcing the Sewing Surprise of the Season! 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EASY BUDGET TERMS AVAILABLE SINGER "What's new tor tomorrow is ,il 'Trndrrrii-irk o( Sinrjnr Comn.iny of Cannrl.-! 1 M COflEGE SHOPPING MALI 20th Avo. ond Mayor Mtifjrntn Drlvn Opnn Daily 9 t, m. lo 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. 327-2243 employment and activities. Summer '72 is broader in scope than last year's similar program, which created jobs. The program has been di- vided into several components lo help create more jobs for this summer. One division is the department of manpower and immigration. Students in Lethbridge seeking private jobs or employment in the various programs offered should apply to: Canada Man- power Centre for Students, 323 7th St. E., 328-8164. Some new programs offered by CMC are: an inter region- al summer employment pro- gram, which will enable students to work outside their home areas; a student immi- gration reception program un- der which students will be hired to assist immigrants after arrival; and an international student summer employment exchange program to provide jobs for students in 11 European countries. Another section is the Public Service Commission, which is ,-illing to find employment for those who have no definite line of work in mind. Jobs uill be available in var- ious federal government depart- ments across Canada. These are non career oriented jobs, mostly of a clerical or labor nature. Information can lie ob- tained from CMC. The Opportunities for Youth Program which began last year j has been expanded this year. It is expected create a total of positions. Although the deadline for the submission of OPY programs has passed, the CMC will slill refer student.'; lo groups who have obtained grants through the OFY program, and nro .socking students for participa- tion in their projects. Mo.sl. of Ihe previous jobs mentioned could obtained through grants from the gov- ernment. The Student Enter- prise fund, however, is differ- ent in that a loan can be ob- tained to establish n profit- making operation. Al U r c w e r, district dc- j parlmcnt of youlll representa- tive for Ix'ihbriilgc, said all hud- gets that are suhmifled will he i-onsiderrd by a commiltee, Ihcn terms will be arranged ac- cording to logical backing and need. lie said if is important lo re- member thai the aid is n loan, and not n grant: ii must be repaid. of ex patients will suffer men- tal relap.se. Without preventive education, more people will become men- tal patients. Hospital administrator Andy Andreachuk said, in replying to a question by CMHA executive officer Molly Mitchell, (hat he agreed it would be much bet- ter for the CMHA to continue its programs than for the Lelh- bridge Municipal Hospital's psychiatric ward to admit more mental patients and ex-patients. But as far as the hospital board's refusal lo give Ihe CMHA financial assistance is concerned, the decision was a right but reluctant one. To start with, there is no pre- cedent for a local hospital board to get directly involved in the financing of a voluntary organ- ization. And the LMH, unlike some other hospitals in the province, does not have social workers, who are supposed to be doing some ol the work the CMHA is doing. To lop it off, once (he hospi- tal board were involved in the CMIIA's financing, it would become a public service fund- ed with taxpayers' money, nnd there could be no rclurn to its present situation. 1'lvcn if the hospital board did give Ihe CMHA the it requested, it would go little dis- tance toward solving the CMIIA's financial dilemma. No one knows exactly how much the CMHA is going to raise if it withdraws from lha United Appeal. But according lo the performances of the Heart and the Cancer So- ciety, the CMHA should have no difficulty of raising its own. The question is, Mrs. Mit- chell pointed out, should tho CMHA withdraw from the TJm- led Appeal? And would the Uni- ted Appeal collapse after ma CMHA's withdrawal? On-again., off-again trial in cabaret assault off again The trial of six men charged with assault causing bodily harm which resulted from an incident at the El Ranclio Mo- tor Hotel cabaret March IB con- tinues on its on-again-off-again course. The trial convened in a spe- cial sitting of Lethbridge mag- istrate's court in the court house Monday morning, to be adjourned only 20 minutes later when a problem arose over the appointment of legal aid coun- sel for the two Americans in- volved in the charge. Court was told appointment of legal aide counsel Mich- ael Lee Swallow, 25, Topeka. Kansas, and Michael D. Wag- goner, 29, of Anchorage, Alas- ka, had been confirmed only five minutes before the trial. The first adjournment was granted to allow the newly ap- pointed lawyers time to inter- new their clients. The trial was resumed at 2 p.m. and evidence of the in- juries to Al Hober, manager of the-El Rancho, was presented by two local doctors. The trial was again adjourn- ed until Tuesday when the six men charged are to appear in magistrate's court at 10 a.m. to hear Judge L. W. Hudson's de- cision on a joint charge of causing a disturbance in a pub- lic place. At a.m. the six men are to return to the court hoiise where the trial for assault caus- ing bodily harm will resume. Swallow and Waggoner re- mained in police custody. The four Lethbridge men, Melvin Hobert Alexander, 19, Richard Burrows, 20, Alfred Louis Bloome, 25, and Charles Olson, 21, were allowed to remain free on bail posted from previous charges. During Uie afternoon session, all of the- separate charges against the six were dropped nnd a new charge naming all of them jointly for a charge of assault causing bodily harm was laid. Following the most recent ad- journment, defense counsel Boh Babki, who had defended nil of Chamber to meet Thursday The meeting the board of directors of the Letlib ridge Chamber of Commerce will bs held Thursday this week in- stead of Wednesday. The meeting has been re- scheduled lo accommodate a good will lour of Great Falls chamber members. A social will be held Thurs- day from a.m. to followed by the regular meet- ing. The meeting will be held in Sven Ericksen's Family Hes- the men charged with causing a disturbance, pointed out only one adjournment had been re- quested by the defence, all oth- ers had been requested by Ilia Crown or Judge L. W. Hudson. The Crown last week had pub- licly criticized the number remands. Churchill plans benefit Winston Churchill High School j is holding a Benefit for Banff Wednesday at p.m. In th9 school. The benefit features the play, trap r o m p t u by Tad Mosel, staged by the school recently under the direction of Lily Lar- fer in the south Alberta higb school drama festival. The play placed first In festival and the cast of four will travel lo Banff May 11 to 13 to participate in the provincial competition. The Benefit is be- ing held to raise money for their trip. Also included in Wednesday's program are performances by the winners of the school's 1972 Folk Festival, and several short skiLs. Tickets will be sold at door. STEP program starting The government o! Alberta las established a Summer Temporary Employment Pro- ;ram for students because of :he lack of sufficient job oppor- tunities for young people. This summer approximately students will be at- empting to obtain employ- ment in order that they might continue their studies. STEP will be co-ordinated >y a committee consisting of Dr. A. E. Hohol, minister of .abor and manpower; Horst >chmid, minister of cul t u r e, 'outh, and recreation; and R. V. Bowling as chairman, min- ister without portfolio respon- sible for tourism. The program has four main features. Private enterprise through- out the province will be en- couraged to hire more students. Approximately summer jobs will also be provided with- in existing budgets of various departments of the government. A number of projects located throughout the province will contribute to the well-being of Albertans, Implemented by var- ious departments, such as pollution control surveys, devel- opment of various recreational facilities and assisling in many northern and native communi- ties. The government will be pro- viding assistance to municipal- ities in the form of direct wage payments for municipal pro- jects which are judged to be worthwhile. The STEP program is not designed lo compete with pri- vate-sector jobs which students normally would find on their own. It is co-operating closely Kith the federal government Opportunities for Youth Pro- gram, and the student place- ment service of Canada Man- power. If job opportunities are still insufficient, the STEP program will be expanded, depending on the level of the problem. The government feels that with the direct employment which it will be creating and with the co-operation o! private industry and the federal and municipal governments, Al- berta will be able to improve significantly the level of em- ployment among students and young people this summer. 6D' Day ball planned A Garrison "Recognition" Ball, designed to pay tribute lo former members of Ihe Lcth- bridge Garrison, pre-war find up to the present, will be held in tho Lclhbridge Armories Juno 10. A committee, org.inizcd by members of Ihe sergeant's mess of Ihe 20lli Independent Ballcry, RCA, has br-cn formed and invitations will be going out to all former gunners, sap- pers, craflsmcil and A midnight lunch is planned. Tlie bnll will be held during Ihe anniversary week of "D" which marked the allied inva- sion of Europe during Ihe Sec- ond World War, on June lith, 1914. 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