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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Drugs are theme BLAIEMORE (CNP Bureau) The drug und liquor situa- tion in the Crowsnest Pass dis- trict wn.5 discussed at a special meeting convened by Illair- more town council. Attending the event were Ma- yor George Wait, councillors Sam Goodman, Ernie Fantin, Don Detecco, W. Aehli and Dr. K. Amundsen. Guesis included Sgt. Al Dirk and Corporal Matt Patswold of the Rlairmore RCMP detachment, Rev. Jim Hagel of the ministerial asso- ciation, principal Eric Price and Counsellor Andrew Slojek of the Crowsnest Consolidated High School and Lcs Owen of the citizens' committee on drag abuse. TlK police reviewed tile le- gal aspects ami problems on both liquor and drug abuse. It was disclosed reports re- garding drugs and liquor al school dances was being exag geratcd. It was suggested that more discussion on the problems .should be had between parents and their children to familiar- ize the young people with the dangers of abuse of both drug and liquor. It was felt that a seminar for both parents and children should be arranged and the Preventive Social Service will be contacted at Blairmore to ar- range the cveiit. The Crowsnest Consolidated High School will undertake a project to sell "Drug Wheels" which are a unit to show the various types of drugs and their effect on people. Proceeds from the sale of the items will be given to the Lelh- bridge Herald's Cup of Milk Fund for the Unitarian Service Committee to benefit Pakistan j refugees in India. Support it For Christmas GIVE ENTERTAINMENT COMPLETE STOCK OF RCA MANTLE DIGITAL CLOCK RADIOS PORTABLE RADIOS CASSETTE RECORDERS STEREO COMBINATIONS and COMPONENT UNITS Choose a Stereo Record from the most complete stock in the South The Gift That keeps on Giving! Be to compare trie New Action line of 8 Track Phono- graph and Stereo Components now available High quality af. low. pricei.. SEE THEM All AT UETHBRIDGS ALBERTA -.Soliirdoy, Novimbir 17, 19m THE tETHBRIDGE HERAtD 5 OTTAWA (CP) There U a ollapsible white cane that blind jersons can carry in their pock- ts. A light detector also exists hat enables a blind switchboard perator to sense and find the lashing light of an incoming elephone call. These are just two of almost 00 devices that James Swail ms produced to help the blind n his 25 years with the National Research Council. Mr. Swail has been Wind ince the age of four. After graduating from McGill University with a science de- jree, he spent five years with he HRC developing special electronic equipment to aid his research. "BEARLY" FITS John Stous of Tarenlum, Pa., shot a black bear during Pennsyl- vania's bear-hunting season and then had the prcblem of transporling it home. He stow- ed it in the front of his compact car and headed home. Needless to say, said Staus, "it shook up a few oncoming motorists." Harold Clark heads Granum firemen GRANUM (HNS) The slate of officers for the Gran- um Fire Department is as fol- lows: Fire Chief Harold Clark; de- puty fire chief, Alan Munro; Net Earnings By THE CANADIAN PRESS Bank of Nova Scotia, year ended Oct. 31: 1971, 617, a share; 1970, Texas Gulf Sulphur Co., nine months ended Sept. 30: 63 cents a share; 1970, 'S The Shape of Things to Come The Unusual Happens in Clothing from McGuires... secretary treasurer, Don Douglas: and officer in charge of hose laying competitions, Alf Brisbj'. Members of the fire depart- ment will be conducting a fire protection program in tile near future. All residences and busi- nesses will be inspected. Members will hold regular meetings every second and third Thursday of each month. During January, February and March, the fire departmen will have training and genera interest films. The residents o Granum and district ere we come to attend. The three members who hav taken new positions In the de- partment are: captain in charg of pre-planning, Len Bailey captain, in charge of training Don Mason; and captain ii charge of fire prevention, Doi Douglas. He helps the blind His most recent and possibly his most important development is an ultrasonic obstacle detec- tor. Mr. Swail says he believes that the detector may be a bet- ter aid to navigation than the traditional white cane or the sceing-eye dog. He says both Uie cane and the dog can be- come "socially unacceptable" In some situations. MAY TRIP PERSONS For example, at a crowded party a cane mighl trip or touch persons while searching out ob- stacles, causing everyone em- barrassment. Dogs might also be a nuisance. The user of the obstacle det- ector can detect objects at three different seven and 15 feet. The operator alters the range control until there h no further Indication that an ob- stacle is near. The indicator Is rod that vibrates through a hole in tin d e v I c e 's handle and rubs against the forefinger of the op- erator. The device has been tested a! an Ottawa construction to ensure that its detector signal is not subject to outside Interfer- ence. Its power comes from built-in rechargeable batteries. The obstacle detector, how- ever, has limitations. Its bearo pulses 10 times a second and the operator may miss an ob- ject by scanning too quickly. Mr. Swail says he expects op- erators will have to take a short period of training to learn how to cope with such complications. Shop CAMM'S for these wonderful practical Gift Suggestions HANDBAGS Make wonderful gifts for wife, mother, or Grandma Sea our wide selection in and Wei Looks. HI STYLE BOOTS Are a must for the teen or University girl on your Christmas list. Choose from wet looks with insulated laminated lin- ing or 5oft supple lealhers with 100% orlon pile linings. 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