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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta MRS. BERNICE VOTH has just returned from Hawaii. 'Drop in and enquire about your HAWAIIAN VACATION NOW! ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The LetKbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, May 14, 1973 PAGES 11 TO 22 IETHMIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD Lowtr Level 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 CHAIRS Alberta fatalities half Prairie total By THE CANADIAN PRESS Alberta accounted for at least 16 accidental deaths during the weekend as the death toll on The Prairies soared to 26. A Canadian Press survey from 6 p.m. local time Fri- day to midnight Sunday night showed Alberta with 13 traf- fic fatalities, Manitoba with six and Saskatchewan with four. Alberta also reported one death by fire, one person kill- ed while horseback riding and one killed hi an accident at home. Three members of one family died in an accident on Highway 2 at Airdrie, about 20 miles north of Cal- gary. Police said two vehicles collided and one rolled onto the median strip and burst into flames. Names of the victims were withheld. Also withheld by RCMP were names of victta? in three other accidents Sunday. A nine year old bay died at Rocky Mountain House when his bicycle colli- ded with a truck, a man be- Music books need upgrading By BERNICE HERLE Herald Staff Writer What techniques can be used to get children involved in music and drama? Cynithia Downs, a special- ist in elementary school music from Calgary, and Dr. Craig Elliott, an associate profes- sor of childhood drama at the University of Calgary, dem- onstrated some of their meth- ods for acquainting children with the fine arts Saturday. About 45 people attended sessions which were part of the Southwestern Regional Early Childhood Education Council conference at Fleet- wood-Bawden School. Miss Down said getting children truly interested in a music program can be diffi- cult because television has already formed them in many ways. "They have to be trained to use_ the ear without the eye which is hard to condition them to dp after they are used to being glued to tele- vision Miss Downs Kaid. Television has also influenc- ed childrens' tastes in music. "It ha5 made their tastes more sophisticated and so it is necessary for all instruc- tors to upgrade their music she said. "Sesame Street is a good production but it has contri- DRIVING LESSONS (By The Hour) Phone 327-1241 ABC DRIVING ACADEMY AIR CONDITION NOW with the ROUND Ofi by Carrier ALCCN REFRIGERATION LTD. FURNACES, SHEET METAL and HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING 22T4 43 St. S. Ph. 327-5816 buted to the fact that chil- dren know a lot but under- stand Miss Downs said. "Since the program is aim- ed at pre-schoolers it's a pity it isn't using the nursery rhyme songs and the fairye tale characters instead of the rock-western type of music it she said. Miss Downs said elemen- tary school teachers should let children sing their way through nursery rhymes, just to allow them to get acquaint- ed with what they can do with different sounds. She also suggested that to keep children interested in music it was necessary to keep the music room attrac- tive. Different types of decora- tions, pictures and displays of musical instruments can give a room "a music Miss Downs said. Children enjoy movement along with singing. Miss Downs suggested beginning with larger movements like running and skipping and then to progressing to smaller movements like hand clap- ping. "Start with rhythm. Find out what children can do with their bodies can they move to music? Then move on to Miss Downs said. Dr. Elliott, in his drama session, said he believes chil- dren learn best by doing. Therefore, he said, it would be against his way of teach- ing to talk about drama to the workshop visitors. He said he felt they would learn more by participating and becoming totally involved rather then by sitting and listening to him speak about drama. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th SI. S. Phone 328-4095 HOW MUCH IS GOOD HEALTH WORTH? In ancient days monarch; offered half their kingdoms for a cure when ill and even Ihen it was usually to no avail. Good health is, of course, priceless. No amount of money can buy good health but common sense and care can assure you of a better chance at it. When your body sends out a warning signal, answer this request for help quickly. Seek the advice of your physician and you probably will enjoy a healthier life. GEORGE and ROD say May is Mother's Day month. "Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children." -W. M. THACKRAY DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN FREE CITY WIDE DELIVERY GEORGE Haig Medical Bldg. 601 6th Ave. S. Cell 328-6133 RODNEY 401 5th St. S. Fres Delivery Call 327-3364 lieved about 40 was killed when his car overturned in a ditch one mile northwest of Glendon and a single-car ac- cident near Picture Butte took the life of a youth, 18. James Mitchell Dittberner, 19, of Slave Lake, about 120 miles north of Edmonton, died Saturday when he ap- parently slipped in a bathtub at his home. Donald Allen Walmsley, 19, from the WWtelaw, Alta., area was killed Saturday night when a horse he was riding bucked him off and dragged him through a field. Gustav Hupp, 63, Cham- pion, 35 miles northwest of Leth bridge, died Saturday in a house fire in the town. In Alberta traffic acci- dents, 17 year old Garnet Rutherford of Red Deer died Saturday night when the mo- torcycle he was riding crash- ed into the rear of a truck. Verne Eugene Huneniuk, 19, of Lamont, about 25 miles northeast of Edmonton, died Saturday night in a single- vehicle accident near his home town. A single-car accident near Hythe in northwestern Alber- ta Saturday claimed the lives of Lillian Savard and James Wyant, both 34, and both of Hylhe. Juliuk Vaskevicius, 22. of Langdon, about 20 miles east of Calgary, died Saturday when his motorcycle collided with a truck near Langdon. Laura Leigh Heavener, 16, of Edmonton, was killed Sat- urday in a two-vehicle head- on collision near Sherwood Park on the city's southeast- ern outskirts. And James Meadows, 21, of Calgary, died Saturday in a single-vehicle accident in that city. In Manitoba, accidents near the town of Lockport, about 10 miles northeast of Winnipeg, took four lives Sat- urday. Raymond Wheeler of Sel- kirk, Man., died when the car he was driving failed to ne- gotiate a turn. And a similar accident took the lives of Douglas Ian Swain, 22, Lloyd Albert Pruden, 24, and Wil- lard Edward Clark, 19, all of Lockport. Robert Robillard, 21, of Flin Flon, Man., died Satur- day in a single-vehicle acci- dent near the northern Mani- toba community. Allen Ross Shorting, 39, of Winnipeg, was killed Satur- day in a two-car collision about a mile north of Grosse Isle, about 15 miles north- west of Winnipeg. In Saskatchewan, Linda Thompson, 17, cf Flax- comibe, Sask., was killed ear- ly Saturday when the car in which she was riding rolled into a ditch near the west- central Saskatchewan com- munity. Rev. George Neilson, 75. of Chatham, Ont, died in Re- gina after he was struck by a motorcycle. He had been at- tending the 26th general synod of the Anglican Church in Regina. Leonard Smulan, 59, of the Yorkton district, was killed Friday night in a two-car col- lision near Yorkton. And Donald Brian Ellis, 20, of Prince Albert, was killed Friday night in a collision between his motorcycle and a bus 10 miles west of Prince Albert. OFY camping project offers week at Waterton Financing pachyderms A circus wouldn't be a circus without dancing, pranc- ing elephants to be in Lethbridge with the T973 Shrins Circus at the Exhibition Grounds June 4 and 5. A show by the Hubert Castle International Circus of Texas will feature young elephants as well as old timers that weigh almost pounds walking on huge balls on their front feet and riding tricycles. By JOANNA MORGAN Herald Staff Writer Six hundred young people between 12 and 18 years of age can go camping in Wat- erton Lakes National PHc C this summer with the South- west Truckin' Company, an Opportunities For Youth pro- ject based in Lethbridge. The 12 member team re- ceived a federal grant of to take teenagers from the district hiking and camp- ing. Some goes to- ward the summer salaries of the nine post secondary stu- dents and three high school students. Under OFY guidelines, post-secondary students earn a week and high school students The remaining goes toward transportation and in- surance costs. Young people throughout the Lethbridge district can sign up for one of the week- long campouts which start in late June and continue until August. Bus transport for the Mon- day to Sunday camps vill be supplied by the OFY people. The campers are expected to supply their own food and gear for the week. Borrowed cquiment through the Truck- in' Ccmpany will be avail- able for teenagers unable to supply their own. Seminars in Lethbridge be- FACTS of LIFE _ WCK CORNERWADlFftRtfirsiATf? ONLY OWE SPOT IW THE U.S.... THI COMfAOM POtMT AMD MEXICO. And here's another fact you should know Southern Stationers now has the new DYMO-IRON ON NAME TAPE "perfect for your child- ren's SOUTHERN STATIONERS LTD. 316 7th Street South Phone 328-2301 Students' Society head quits The president of the Uni- versity of Lethbridge Stu- dents' Society, 20 year old Ken Bartlett, has resigned after less than three months in office. Mr. Bartlett, an arts and science student, took office Feb. 23. His resignation, for "personal reasons" was an- nounced today by John Mc- Innis, Students' Society fi- nance minister. Mr. Mclnnis has been ap- pointed acting president for the summer. A special by- election will be held this fall to fill the position vacated by Mr. Bartlett. fore each session will instruct the campers in what they need. Three Truckin' members, Allan Walfcey, 20, Terry Lee, 19, and John Walkey, 26, were involved in a similar OFY project last year, Life- time Recreation Serv ices operated out of the civic drop-in centre. Lifetime Recreation offer- ed camping trips to Water- ton last year, and its one dif- ficulty was a site for its base camp. Since all campgrounds in the park are public, the campers found themselves in the crowded overflow site on several occasions. Bill Henderson, of the Wat- erton administration office, pointed out that even though the camping program this year sounded well organized with its five campers to one counsellor ratio, the park could not give the group a campsite of their own. "The campgrounds in the park are free to all and on a first corns, first served he explained. The Truckin' Company will consult the park administra- tion next week on the feasi- bility of certain sites in the Waterton area. They hope to use Bertha Bay as a base camp. The counsellors who range from 17 to 2G in age attend university and the local high schools. They stress that then- plan for a camp is ex- tremely flexible. "It will be up to the kids to decide what they want to do out there." One group, for example, may wish to backpack "into the lesser-known trails of the region on an overnight trip; another party may elect to spend all week at their base camp. Mrs. Angus Huchala, of 106 7th Ave. A S., visited the campers last year when her daughter, Michele, was in- cluded. She approved of the lack of routine: "They ate when they felt like it, cooked when they felt like it, and were really relaxed." The Truckin' Company feels the camps have anoth- er purpose besides the exper- ience of living outdoors. Terry Lcs discussed the rigors of urban life now for young people and said, "These kids run in a really hectic race. We want to give them a chance to get out of the city and change." It is also valuable for the campers to meet new friends from the group that contains different ages and both sexes. Ken Spence, the general secretary at the Lethbridge YMCA suggested that resi- dental camping like the de- funct Y camp, Camp Inuspi, was a thing of the past. Fam- ily and wilderness camps are in vogue. Mr. Spence said that It was unfortunate that the Y could not qualify for OFY funds. A short wilderness camp will be held by the Y for a week in July. Enquiries about the Truck- in' Company may be directed to 328-0885. E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 High school studen'ts act at festival Students from Catholic Central High School repre- sented the Lethbridge zone during the weekend at the seventh annual high school drama festival in Banff. The students, unda- the di- rection of teacher Mary Benz, presented the play To Burn A Witch. No awards were given dur- ing the four-day festival, ad- judicated by Harold Bald- ridge, artistic director of The- atre Calgary. Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. lower Level PHONE 327-2822 Sieephtg Bag Super Specials! 9 5 Ib. Polyester 34x82" Reg. 24.95 ffi Special 9 3 Ib Poiyester 34x78" Reg. 17.95 A QF Special 5 100% Dycron Filled Hiking Robe Reg 19.95 Special I 30x70" Ladder Type Air Mattress Reg. 9.95 j rft Specie! Call Sporting 327-5767 DOWNTOWN iUsJz AKROYD'S PLUMBING, HEATING AND GASFITT1NG 24-HOUR SERVICE WORK New Installations Phone 328-2106 Special rates for Sr. Citizens DR. R. S. FABBI OPTOMETRIST Is pleased to announce the opening of his new office located at 314 8th Street South LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Appointments can be made by phoning 327-3331 Theatre Building 2508 2nd AVE. MAY 15th 6.30 In keeping with our policy of a fine line oF good used furniture, we offer for Auction this week GRADS 73' COLOR PORTRAIT SPECIAL Two 5x7 6.89 Mounted "CAPS AND GOWNS SUPPLIED" A. E. CROSS STUDIO 328-01 u 710 3rd Ave. S. 328-0222 Unique solid Oak round pedestal table with 6 extension leaves. Lovely solid Oak sideboard Large double pedestal Oak office desk with chair Small single pedestal Oak office desk Tall twin plant stands Mirrored antiqued Oak buffet Ola'er style smoke stand Hall table with large single drawer Propane bottles (TOO Ib. and 20 selection of good chrome suites, two rollaway cots, coppertone built in range, curling game, Kelvinator copperione washer spin dryer (new car top carrier, 2 tents, bicycles, bunk beds, selection of lawn mowers, chests of drawers, head boards, bird cage, fireplace screen, trunk, lamps of all kinds, motor cyclo racks, habatchi, propane hot water tank, wringer washers. Beautiful brown and gold 3 pee. Snyder Chesterfield suite Like new green hide-a-bed 1959 6 cylinder Vauxhall with radio Quality shrubs (French lilac, crabapple, junipers) Reception area from local dentists office (ideal for bar or variety of fridges, many chesterfields and chairs, gas radiant, televisions, golf clubs, camp stools, maple bed ends, step ladder, box spring and mattress, sewing machine, many polishers and carpet sweepers, 12x14 nylon rug (Rose- two blonds coffee tables, ice box, baby car seat, garden hoses, electric and gas ranges, shoe closet, doors and windows and many miscellaneous items too numerous to list. NEXT ANTIQUE AND BYGONE SALE: Saturday, June 16th, 1973 For further information call 327-1222 Auctioneer: JOHN BEREZAY-No. 903 ;