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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, November 1, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HtHALD 23 Club corner 1 The Lethbridge Women's In- stitute will hold a sewing meeting at p.m. Wednes- day at the home of Mrs. C. Wilson, 1006 Stafford Place with Mrs. G. Mitchell as co lostess. The monthly meeting of the Rangeland Bottle and Glass 31ub will be held at 7 30 p.m. Monday at the home of D. Carlson, 2006 20th St. S. Members are urged to attend jecause this is election night. Quests welcome. For further information contact 327-4189 or 328-2561 First United UCW will hold a fall tea, bake sale and Bazaar from 2 to p.m. Saturday in the lower hall. There will be a children's par- ty in the upper hall and nursery services are available Everyone welcome. Southminster Circle Square Dance Club will hold the regular dance at 8.30 p.m.. Saturday in Southminster Hall All square dancers welcome. Women are asked to wing a box lunch. The Lethbridge Old Time Dance Club is holding a dance at 8.30 p.m. Saturday in Assumption School, 24th Street and 14th Avenue S., with the" Country Couples Drchestra in attendance, tveryqne welcome. Bethlen Presbyterians will hold a rummage sale at 6 tonight in their hall, 10th Avenue N. Proceeds will go to Youth Work. The Writers' Workshop has postponed the meeting until Nov. 9 The meeting will be held at 2 p.m. in the board room of the Letnbridge Public Library. Please bring material for the book being compiled, also Christmas stories and poems. The Navy League Cadet Corps, Lethbridge, will parade at 8.30 a.m. Saturday (Poppy Day) at the Royal Canadian Legion Building. Cadets must wear uniforms. Officers are asked not to wear their uniforms. The next meeting of the Disabled on the Move will be held at p.m. Tuesday in the patients" lounge of the Auxiliary Hospital. Everyone welcome. For further infor- mation phone Frank Merkl. 328-4029 or Gerald Trechka, 329-0911 v CHRISTMAS GREETING CARD USC has ideal gift for those with Everything' The Unitarian Service Com- mittee has the ideal gift suggestion for those ''have everything" names on your Christmas list Send a USC gift Christmas card to your relatives and friends The message inside the card reads: "Instead of sending a personal gift to you this Christmas, (senders' name) asked the Unitarian Service Committee of Canada to forward in your name a lov- ing gift of nourishing Cana- dian milk to hungry little ones overseas. This greeting card therefore comes on behalf of those children, with grateful thanks for this kind gesture in the true spirit of Christmas giving The 1974 Christmas gift card, designed by Montreal artist Eva Prager, features a poignant sketch of a young child. Money donated to USC through the cards will send milk to youngsters in Asia and Africa. The minimum contribution per card is If you wish to send gift cards, send your name and specified contributions with the list of card recipients to: USC of Canada, 56 Sparks Street, Ot- tawa, KIP 5B1, Ontario. USC will mail the cards for you. All orders for gift cards should be placed before Dec 15 Contributions are income tax deductible. National Youth Corps 'would not work here9 CALGARY (CP) The director general of the job creation branch of the federal department of manpower and immigration says that a national Youth Corps to provide students with summer employment would not work. Cam MacKie. founder of the Company of Young Canadians (CYC) and the Opportunities LE STAMPEDE The western festival of St. Tite Quebec, attracts people each September. In Weekend Magazine this Saturday, James Quig writes about Quebec's version of the Calgary Stampede The lethbrtdge Herald for Youth (OFY) programs, said he sees little advantage in a Canadian version of the U.S. Youth Corps. "The compulsion approach which we have seen tried south of the border, such as the formation of a Youth Corps and the military draft, simply doesn't work these days." Mr. MacKie said this week. "The better way is getting people involved in actually do- ing things alone. The basic ob- jective of our programs is to develop self standing ac- tivities." He said the OFY and Local Initiatives Projects (LIP) programs -have lorced politicians "to meet a wide range of people in their com- munities with whom they have not previously had contact." THE BETTER HALF Research aimed at eliminating post-surgical pain LONDON, Ont. (CP) Re- search now being done into some of the most common ail- ments, cancer and hemorr- aimed at eliminating some of the pain and dis- comfort resulting from sur- gery. Dr. D. M. Grace, an assist- ant professor of surgery in University of Western On- tario's faculty of medicine, said that medication for galls- tones, super-cold freezing therapy to kill skin cancer cells, special plugs to stop stomach artery bleeding and intravenous feeding for per- sons without bowels to absorb the food they eat are all methods under ex- perimentation at present While surgery, the only hope in the past, remains an impor- tant factor in treating such diseases today, there are ways being investigated to avoid surgery in some cases, he said in an address to the London Medical Secretaries Association. Dr. Grace, staff surgeon at University Hospital, said hun- dreds of thousands of gall bladders are removed each year, comprising about 10 per cent of the adult population in developed countries. STUDY BABOONS Studies with baboons, who have produced gall stones much as humans do, is lead- ing researchers toward pre- venting stone formations, he said. Cryosurgery freeze which liquid ni- trogen is employed, is being used experimentally to kill cancer cells in certain types of human tumors. In the proc- ess, Dr. Grace said, there of- ten is little discomfort and no need for a general anesthetic. Neither is there much bleed- ing. Dr. Grace said the tech- nique is being used to treat certain types of head and neck cancers and while it is not considered a cancer cure, it is used to control the size of the tumor and its pain. The same technique is being used to treat hemorrhoids, he said. Traditional surgery for he- morrhoids can involve a fairly lengthy stay in hospital and considerable discomfort. But the cryosurgery approach, while by no means "the final answer." has proven capable of getting the affected person back to work faster with a minimum of pain involved. Dr Grace said. Some ulcer patients require surgery to stop stomach bleeding which may be threatening their lives. But Dr. Grace said studies with dogs have shown it is possible to pinpoint the location of a bleeding stomach ulcer with the use of method of following the blood- way through an artery. Because the stomach has more than one artery, it was deemed possible to use a type of "jell form" block to stop circulation at the ruptured point in the artery without surgery and without dam- aging the stomach tissue By Barnes All the teenage Rage "STOMPERS" CHILDREN'S SHOES by SAVAGE and CLASSMATES p ShpEfSi 1 UP 10 6 Brown c1- B'pwn arfl JUST ARRIVED Another Specialty at Camm's Men and DUTY SHOES ,oc, vVh fjylrjrrl Wl1h Mar1' DT Camm'9 Shoes 403 5th Stiwt MushputvpiS's 8'iTin rind your We re going 1o rigvf o burning FREE to Stamp Beautiful Gm Packet WITH BONUS APPROVALS Your Tsiame Address Town Prov Gilt Choice World Code USA Europe Australia WILLANA P.O.BOX 5388 801SE, IDAHO 83705 which must receive oxygen- ated blood constantly. While not a "recommended routine" yet, Dr. Grace said the technique has been used once in a patient who was in critical condition. The techni- que could be extended to cer- tain types of bleeding artery and fracture accidents as well, he added. Dr. Grace said the use of travenous a patient who was no longer ca- pable of acquiring enough nu- trition from eaten food be- cause his bowel had been re- moved due to disease was an- other technique under study. The surgical alternative for such patients would be a bowel transplant and to date none have been successful, he said. None of these methods are part of regular routine in hos- pitals at present, he said. But the hope for the future is that, in some cases at least, sur- gery will be avoided. Managers issue glue warnings Krazy Glue, a heavy duty product which should be kept away from children, is available in some Lethbridge stores. Consumer Affairs Minister Andre Ouellet has urged parents to heed the warning labels saying the product is dangerous and should not be used by children. He cited a case where the glue sealed shut for one week the eye of an eight year old Montreal boy. Ralph Pitt, manager of housewares and paints at Batons, says, "all we do is warn the people of its potency and if its not used properly, it's dan- gerous.'' Tom Baker, assist- ant manager of Woolworths, says he and some of the salesclerks have had their fingers stuck together by the glue. "When people ask about the glue, we tell them about our ex- periences vvith it and warn that it can be dangerous." Woolco's assistant manager says they don't feel it is necessary to have the clerks warn the customers of the glue when the warning is written right on the package. Designed for use in electronics, the glue also has been used in medicine as a substitute for suturing Its fast sticking action is initiated by contact with a moist surface. Jim Black, director of the consumer affairs department safety- products branch, said last week the depart- ment is looking at the labelling on all glue products and is en- couraging manufac- turers of powerful, fast acting glues to use safe- ty closure on their product containers. Robe business growing TORONTO (CP i In true style, two Toronto women who set out seven years ago to make clothes that were comfortable for people to wear, now have enough capital to make clothes they want people to wear "We started in the robe business because we couldn't find a de-cent robe to buy at any price." said Dorothy- Amos of herself and her partner Dcanna Kcams ONE-DAY FABRIC SALE Merchandise on Sale Friday, Nov. 1st to p.m. and all day Saturday a.m. to p.m. LIMITKD QUANTITIES. ALL HOLIDAY ALL HULIUAT ft DRESS FABRICS -Mix match alitter................ NOW %F Urr POLYESTER FLORAL WARP KNIT wide 5.96 YARD 4 96 MIX MATCH KNIT DENIM wide 4 44 YARD PATTERN 2.96 YARD 1 86 60" PLAIN INTERLOCK shades 4 44 YARD ASSORTED 45" DENIMS 466 YARD 2 22 HEATHER KNITS wide -Reg. 5.96 YARD 4 96 MIX MATCH CRIMPKNIT 68" wide -Reg. 6.96.............. YARD 5 SUBSTANDARD CRIMPKNIT wide 2 97 YARD 1 97 MIX MATCH POLYESTER ACRYLIC COTTONS plain or plaids. 5.96 YARD 4 44 BRUSHED NYLON wide 4.44 YARD SUBSTANDARD PRINTED AND PLAIN CRIMPKNIT 3.97 YARD 2 22 100% POLYESTER CRIMPKNIT YARD POLYESTER CREPE wide colors YARD 1 96 ASSORTED ROLLED FARRIC wide........................YARD 96 0 LOUNOEWEAR BRUSHED ARNEL wide 5.96 YARD 4 TAFFETA LINING wide. YARD 98 DISCONTINUED NO-SEW FISHNET 110" NOW 0 OFF NYLON DRESS SHEERS wide NOW 0 OFF POLYESTER LINING wide. YARD 96 colors. NOW 20% OFF ASSORTED REMNANTS Wide assortment fabrics ......NOW Price ROLLED Upholstery Fabric wide 696 YARD MORSE SEWING MACHINES and CABINET NOW 0 OFF VELVATEEN wide quantities NOW 0 OFF POLYESTER A COTTON WOOL CHECKS wide YARD BROTHER SEWING MACHINES Chairs 3 only ........NOW 10 OFF Zellers County Fair Retailers To Thrifty Canadians. Located in Zellers Shopping Centre on Mayor Magrath Drive. Open dally a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday a.m. to 9 p.m. Telephone 328-8171. ;