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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE lETHBRlDpE HERAID Snlurday. November 50, 1971 ivinot Fatigue factors viewed may be mental or physical Drug offence convictions can jeopardize job chancess J L J By SAN ALISON r.ODDAIlD FRANCISCO (MW) wonder you re weary" It might he the world you live in, the state of your health, your age, your outlook op life, or any comhination of these, according to Dr. Peter Forsham, professor of medicine at the University of California .MAUREEN JAMIESON Writer thai." lie claimed. LSI) comes in a variety of Continual drug users arc just i form's including pills and cap- a small minority group and our j suios can ovcn be ab- young people are and intelligent healthy they were feasibly gel stoned on cause a blood condition similar to leukemia, though not fatal, and it can damage kidney, liv- er, heart, nervous system or brain cells, he said. "Kids sa; similar t sorbi'd into blotting paper which can lie chawed like gum. It here. And, he adds, women are sometimes Trnre than men. woman wakes up tired in the morning and gets wearier as the day goes by so that she's virtually incapable of staying awake in the afternoon then organic disease must lie con- sidered seriously." (Illnesses, such as anemia, he explains, of- ten cause chronic If, on the other hand, a woman wakes up weary and feels live- Dr. Forsham notes that the causes of fatigue are often more mental than physical. He singles out the stresses and strains of everyday living as a primary cause. "I'm absolutely ho declares, "that the constant excitement, stim- lira- as the day progresses susceptible silc's using up her energy and should be getting more generations ago, po- Cosis 1o SI to lake a trip, he j ness, sensation of floating yov know, like being a few feet off tile ground." It is mostly the 10 to 14 age group which is involved in glue sniffing, he said. Drags are usually used as a ;ay they get an effect i constant excitement, snm- o intoxication: dizzi- ulalion, ups and downs, sched- Usually 16 to lii year olds favor ir.'arj'jana, LSD and oth- lice detective Frank Bathgate. "I may be optimistic, but I've met in my 18 years (on the a let more normal peo- er hallucencgenics, said Del. pie.1' j Bathgale. and tbsy tend to use Detective Bathgate special- j them at gatherings. izcs in drug problems. He has1 many years of practical experi- ence backed up by extensive ules and timetables in our so- ciety result in a very fatiguing kind of life." Few of us, Dr. Forsham ob- serves, get tired as a result of hard physical labor anymore, "except for woodchoppcrs and Prescription drug abuse, on said Det. Bathg a t e. i people like that." And even drug training programs in the older, and is more an indivi- dual typo of problem, accord- ing to Det. Bathgate. He said Ihe other hard, generally in- i Tna no'rmal, hcalthv parson sel- volves people from 2o to 40, or' U.S.A. He has studied af. the University of Montana in Boze- man. the Bureau of Narcotics in Seattle. Wash., and with the Federal Bureau of Investiga- tion. Any drug situation is seri-1 don; turns to regular drug use, although, when it comes to the high school student, ii. is "often when we experience fatigue un- der natural such as right after a there may not be much we can easier to go along with the do. about it. "If you lived in he considers tranqilllizers, de- j taking drugs than to primitive he notes, pressants and stimulants as i out start ncw j "you could lie on the grass, sleep for 10 minutes and Conviction for drug But with ......B I the kind of lives most of us lead much a problem as those class- friends." tired this could suggest something else. "It could sug- the doctor declares, "thiit her problems are more mental than physical." on the probleir. Here it is no worse in I he said, "might jeopardize op he said, "bu: the of ,SU1C1C10S porttmities for employment in we oan do tllls le population, the bigger the I are mlh prcsmptior.u-ne arcas ,K often. lieen sentenced to jail, or is on .L u jiu in i 1 IJCVII OC11W3I11.VU IV percentage than anywhere else; Speaking of the solvent mhal- probaUo cr nas n 91 inn mvmlpm in Ino PIIV anH if... _ in Cn-ada. i-, i T, i surrounding districts, "h anything.' Det. Baihgate conl imied, 1 here has been a tendency for people to shy away from experimenting in the use ation problem in the city and j he said h I imagine it's triple what it the convicted been offender i was last year." a criminal record, he em- of drugs such as LSD." Tak- ing "an educated he figured that, last year about 70 per cent of city youth were taking tire so called soft, drugs, j because that was "the thing I to do." i "Now thai we know what they i i can do." he said, the yotiEg seem to be less interest-, ed in them, althoug1 Although this type of drug is j not actually addictive, it can J? phasized. Employment becomes diffi- i cult to find in the civil service. Local girls place in U.S. tournament GROWING OLDER A factor in fatigue that's phy- sical and psychological too, the doctor reports, is "growing old- er." Women particularly dur- ing menopause are more sub- ject to "ups and downs" and financial institutions and occu-' therefore more prone to weari- 1N THE RUNNING FOR MISS HOPE 1972-CompeHng for the honor of representing Lethbridga District Unit in the provincial Miss Hope contest are left to right, Jeanette McLean, Gait School of Nursing, Marilyn Nelson, Lethbridge Community College, and Beverly Bell, S'. Michael's School of Nursing. Candidates for Miss Hope L pations requiring contact with l'e says. Many, he ob- young people, such as teach- serves, have hot flashes, "feel ing. youth work and s o c ial miserable and become exceed- i work. j ingly nervous." (Physicians of- j Professions which have ac- j ten prescribe estrogen replace- j cess to drugs, such as medi-' therapy to alleviate such cine, dentistry, nursing, phar- menopausal symptoms which Three girls from Southern Al- i macy and the veterinary field, j are attributed to a deficiency bcrla helped the women's bad- as well as the legal fields of j of females Dr. For- liiey do j million team at Ricks College, j police and security guard work j sham maintains that prescrib- experiment. However, he said, IdrJio, carry off top honors at i are also unenthmiastic about! 'ng small amounts of estrogen "we will always have some 11 h e iniercollegiate Wasatch employing the convicted drug continually can also counteract PANTY HOSE PUT-ONS- Do be realistic about weight and hip size. Check waist band to be sure exactly at your waist. segment of drug users, regard-: Tournament held in Pocatello. less of what you do." Most LSD ar.d marijuana used in the city arc brought in j Anne Mcndenhall "of Raymond from the U.S. or from the east or coast. The marijuana is usually sold in 55 or S10 bags. Ten cigarettes can be made for and "three peo- A doubles. Denise Wood of Taber placed first in the B singles division, took second in the A singles, and Carrie Pickett of Leth- bridge. with a companion from offender. 1 some effects of the aging pro- Wyoming, placed second in the 1 tries are reluclant to accept i migrants in this category. Det. Bathgate mentioned that j cess, difficulties also arise when the I Determining the origins of fa- person with a record wants to! tigue. Dr. Forsham notes, travel or emigrate. There may be passport problems, he said, and authorities in several coun- MJ.SS Hope fnr the Canadian nals to be held in Edmonton in Cancer Sodeiy will be January, this Sunday at p.m. i The girls, who arc all student Tile winning candidate, will nurses from the city, are corn- represent the txnhbridge Dis- j nleting their final year of trict Unit in the provincial fi- studies. CASH BINGO TONIGHT, SATURDAY 8 O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS MALI A Blackout Bingo played for til! won every Saturday plus Jackpots JACKPOTS NOW S110 AND S7S 5 Cards for or 25c each llocated Next ?o No. 1 Fireball} ORDER OF THE ROYAL PURPLE CHRISTMAS TEA AND BAZAAR ELKS CLUB 1251 3rd Ave. South BAKE TABLE DOOR PRIZE WORK TABLE DOLL RAFFLE Wednesday, Nov. 24fh 2.00-5.00 Your UNICEF greeting is a child's future Beverly Bell, a loral cirl, lias plans of working after .she com- pletes this year. She says she hopes to attend university, and would like to enter the pub- lic health field. Marilyn Nelson, nursing at the LCC. spfnks of future plans which include a desire to enter and specialize in psychiatric nursing. Jeanette McLean, who has a keen interest in psdiatric work, says she intends to work in the States after graduating and possibly at lend university some time in the future. The duties of Miss Hope in- clude attending cancer society meetings and assisting in edu- cational campaigns on detec- tion, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. She will he chosen on the ba- sis of a speech which each girl will give on cancer knowledge, care ar.d treatment of the pa- tient. Also iaken into considera- tion will be personality and 1 poise. This is the third annual corrr- petition to be held in the city I and will take place in the Gait School of Nursing auditorium. j Miss Hope of 1971 was Mrs. j Dianna LoGrnndeur