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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Thurstloy, October 5, 1973 j 14 MONTHS AND 185 IBS. LATER Lamonl is less of a man Ilian he was in July, 1971 close to 200 pounds less. Following a bowel bypass operation, Mr. Seiby dropped from 425 to 240 pounds in nine months end has remained at that weight since. One of the ad- luniane trapping group forms here vantages has been being oble to buy bells in a store irv stead of having to have them specially made, said Mr. 3elby, whose waist size has returned to 47 from 67 inches. The picture on the right was taken immediately after his operation before any weight loss occurred. operation really works Two high school students ive taken membership with Canadian Association for umanc Trapping and will at- mpt to draw together other oncerned people by the show- g of a film Oct. 14. Jean Gregory and Gayle Du- ,nski, Grade 11 students at the xjthbridge Collegiate Institute, ave arranged to bring the 1m from Calgary. It will be hown at 7 p.m. in the YMCA wilding. The film is titled They Take Long to Die, and shows the ruelty entailed in the use of he "leghold" animal trap, the association is at- RCMP crests changed tempting to have biimied, The Him was taken by Alberta trapper ami ,s complete with soui.'l and col- or in 16 mm. The CAHT lias as its objec- tive legislation making the use of instant-killing traps manda- tory. The association currently operates a Trap Exchange pro- gram where a trapper may ex- change a legholcl trap in vvork- ing order for an instant-killing Conibear trap. Simpsons-Sears and Eaton's department stores have ex- pressed agreement with the as- sociation and have withdrawn all leghold traps from their stores. Other stores have as yet re- fused, and continue to sell the traps "because the customers ant them and the stores can ake money on said liss Dubins'ki. Further information about lie work of the association will available at the showing of he film. There is no admission By MARLENE COOKS11AW Herald Stali Writer Lamont Selby was gaining a pound a day and weighed well past 400 pounds in July 1971. Since then he has gone through a loss of 20 pounds a month and has settled at pounds. July 22, 1971, Mr. Selby of 1218 3rd Ave. A. S. underwent a bowel bypass operation per- formed by Dr. Peter J. Nunn in Creston, B.C. "I'd be dead six months ago If I hadn't had he said. "The doctors told me that my weight was killing me." They gave him no time limit, but he was showing a risk of stroke and heart failure. Mr. Selby said that either had 50-Sfl chance of killing him, "and I wasn't about to run the odds up any more." Hospital scales registerec him at 408 pounds, the highesl veight measured, but Mr. Selby said he had weighed himself at 425 pounds on other scales. The operation is one which clone as "a last resort." he said. "Doctors won't do it un- less the patient is twice his normal weight." The patient must not have a history of liver or heart trouble, or anything which sug- gests poor healing such blood poisoning. The operation shortens the length of small intestine through which food passes from 25 feet to, in Mr. Selby' case, 15 inches. By doing this, only five per cent of the food value is retain ed. The rest is passed as body waste. Mr. Selby said that he hn monthly blood tests and mus take vitamins regularly. He ca drink "a reasonable but an excess of alcohol flushe WEST COAST SEAFOODS Trucklocid Sale of FRESH FSSH AND SEAFOODS be hefd at FORT WHOOP-UP SERVICE Thursday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 6 From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. STILL A GOOD SUPPLY OF FRESH SEAFOODS necessary vitamins from he system. Although Mr. Selby was out )f the hospital in less than a month, complications often oc- such as body dehydration, cidney problems and diarrhea. He said that he has not lost weight in the last four montlis. He felt that he could lose an- other 20 pounds, "with condi- joning." Mr. Selby said that he can eat anythbg, satisfying _ his hunger without gaining weight. He said readjustments were necessary' in his movement and The on again off again change of the RCMP crest is on again. Staff Sgt. Bob Morrison of the Lethbridge RCMP detachment said today he has received word that the insignia hearing the word "Police" in large let- ters across the lop is to re- place the present RCMP letter- ing. The federal government or- dered the change several months ago lo conform with its bilingualism program is the same in French and En glish) but the new crest cre- ated such a fuss in some cir balance after his operation and clcs that the new ercst was re- weight loss. The weight loss has increas- ed his employment chance "75 per cent. You have more energy to do things you want to do instead of using it all just to he said. tie said it bothers him to see young people an "it can't happen to me" attitude. "I used to feel the same way." Asked, if he planned, to con- tinue losing weight, he said, "I kind of like it the way it is. You get too light and the winds here will blow you away." called. However, the government has now decided to go ahead with its original plans. Staff Morrison said the crest will be put on the as-yet unmarked squad cars but (hose which stilt bear the old mark- ing will not be changed because the cars active duty. saan be taken off Nomination deadline iiears for federal election entries The deadline to file nomina- tion papers for the Oct. 30 elec- tion is Tuesday. So far none of the four Lethbridge candidates in the race have filed papers. Ed Davidson, returning offi- cer for the Lethhridge electoral district, vrill formally accept The Campbell Clinic Is pleased to announce that DR. R. KINGSTON Has joined the department of Family Practice at the COAIDAIE OFFICE Phone 345-3072 aons eween Tuesday at the reluming P ail by the Thompson visits Lethbridge Ttobert Thompson, 58, a form- er national figure in the Social Credit and the Progressive Con- servative parties will be through Lcthbridge campaign- ing for the PCs on Monday. The former MP for Red Deer, now seeking election in Surrey- While Rock, B.C., is not sched- uled to speak publicly. He will hold a news confer- ence at 10 a.m. at the Marquis Hotel, visit Raymond at noon, Taber at p.m. and Bow Island at 5. He is to appear on radio and television in Medicine Hat in the evening. nominations between 11 and 3 p.m. office, 710 4th Ave. Each candidate Is required to make a S200 deposit and file nomination papers signed by 25 electors. A candidate loses his deposit if he fails to win at least half the number of votes received by the winning candi- date. Moimties to meet Representatives of each of the five RCMP sub-divisions in Alberta will meet in Edmonton Oct. 12 to discuss grievances and other problems prior to a meeting with Commisioner L. Higgitt in Ottawa. The move is part of a new Home occupations scrutinized Home occupation offices have been coming under closer scrutiny by the Municipal Planning Commission at recent meetings two turned down Wednesday. An application from R. Skogg to establish a home-occupation office and phone service to re ceive catalogue sales orders for novelties and jewelries, re fused because of its possible detrimental effect on the neigh borhood through the generation of traffic. D. Wight's application to set up a home-occupation office for a photography service wa turned down because of the business's competition with photographers who pay com mercial business taxes. Mr. Wight told the commis sion his intention was to pho- ograph weddings for people who could not afford the "high :ees charged by commercial ihotographers." Alderman V e r a Ferguson said such action would be "un- HEAR EVANGELIST PASTOR DORNRELD Sunday, Oct. p.m. 4-H BUILDING LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION GROUNDS Charismatic Conference and Prayer for the Sick Pastor Dorr.field has served Lutheran Churth, Wisconsin SynocJ, for 16 years, and Missouri Synod for 6 years. His special Is the Baptism of the Holy Spirit ond Divine Healing. Harpists perform tonight at 8 The Mimura Harp Ensemble, a group of teenage girls from Japan, will begin its concert to- night at 8 o'clock in the Yates Memorial Centre. The concert is the first in a series to be presented by the Allied Arts Council this season. The ensemble is conducted by Tsutomu Mimura, and has performed in the United States and throughout several Euro- pean countries since 1067. Tickets for the concert are available at Leister's Music Ltd. or at the box office prior to the performance. commissioner to members of the force direct access to his office. Representatives of constables and non-commissioned officers in the RCMP suMivisions will attend the meeting and, from that session, one representative- will be selected to present the resolutions to the commission- er, likely in late November or early December. The RCMP was criticizec earlier this year by a former member of the fort control it exerts over its per- sonnel. The article in Mac- Lean's magazine said there was low morale in the force. Commissioner Higgilt said the main purpose of the new plan is to discuss administra- tive procedures related to new regulations on salary, overtime and shifts. dercutting the people who are >aying all the commercial tax- es." Tiie commission approved: an application to establish DANCING CHEEK TO CHEQUE Dennis O'Connell, president of the southern region of the Canadian Mental Health Association, received a short dancing lesson Wed- nesday from Ton! TeBour of the Monte Carlo Dance Acad- emy. Miss TeBour presenting a cheque to the associa- tion for the amount of money raised in the Dance- a-thon held by the academy July 1. Ervin Phoio 1 injured tan i A man was taken lo Lcth- a re-upholstery business at 1016 i nridae Municipal Hospital fol- 1st Ave. S.; an application from Bridge Villa Mobile Sales to es- tablish a sales lot at 921 2nd Ave. A N. for mobile homes and recreational vehicles. owing a traffic accident at (he Poppy Day The kick-off meeting 1972 Royal Canadian of the Legion Poppy Campaign will he held traffic circle at the north end] ltv f r.u i, o in tr. Oct- I2 at Memorial of 5th Ave. about a.m. to- day Hall at p.m. Everyone m- Police did not have details at j terested in helping is invited to press time. I attend. Sesame Street still has chance CJOC TV realizes the value of the Sesame Street program and has made its feelings known to the Canadian Radio- Television Commission, says Youths plead guilty station production manager Bob Johnson, Mr. Johnson said many viewers had contacted the sla- (ion to express their reaction to the withdrawal from the Tall schedule. The program was uilhdrawn Three city teenagers pleaded after the CRTC's decision was ATTENTION EVERYONE! FELLOWSHIP SUPPER BANQUET Saturday, Ocf. 7, p.m. at the Holiday Inn Ticked available 328-4715 People of all foitru welcome Two FORT MACLEOD Dcbhie Asuchak, 15, daughter of Mr- and Mrs. George Asuchak of Whitehorse, Yukon, former Fort Macleod residents, and her companion were killed when struck hy n large truck while walking on lire sifc of the road. Attending the funeral were grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. V. Asuchak of Fort Macleod and the three pleaded guilty Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Anderson of I court today lo charges Lcthbridge. breaking, entry and theft. guilty in provincial judge's court today to the Tuesday night hreak-in and "several thousand dollars" damage to Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. They were remanded until next Thursday in custody to al- low the Crown lime to prepare pre-sentcnce reporls. I.CI vice-principal Reed Erick- son said in an interview that there extensive vandalism, including damage to walls, desks and an electric type writer during the hreak-in. Police Kwartel, arrested: 17; John Michael Timothy Cranlcy, 18, and Allen Joseph Wood, 16, Wednesday night and The Campbell Clinic Is pleased to announce that DR. A. R. F. WILLIAMS Has joined the department cf Family Practice in its LETHBRIDGE OFFICE at: 430 Mayor Magrath Drive P'none 328-8101 announced to class it as Amer- ican content. The CRTC had made the same decision two years before, but reversed it and placed the program in the neutral content area Mr. Johnson said that carry- ing the children's program in spite of the new classification would he an extra blow "count- ing against us." He said thai the show was not withdrawn for financial reasons have never made any money from the show, but we reslizc< its value.1' Of the 30 Canadian station; affected by the CRTC decision 17 have complied and 13 are continuing lo carry the show. Mr. Johnson said the CRTC i could possible reverse its deci- sion if It received sufficient re- action directly from viewers. WANTED NOW WAITERS and WAITRESSES Maitre d' Hotel and experience dining room or coflM shop waitresses for full or part time. Please Apply Box 114, The Lelhbridge Herald 8600 theft investigated Police are investigating the theft of worth of power tools from Gctkato Construc- tion Ltd., 15th St. and 16th Ave. N. Tuesday night. Entry was gained by break- ing windows on the west side of the building, police said. were a power planer, a router, a drill nnd a skill- saw. Of LETHBRIDGE Thanksgiving Menu SERVED SUNDAY ond MONDAY OCT. 8 and 9 p.m. to p.m. CHICKEN CONSOMME CREAM Or ASPARAGUS CHIUED JUICF CHOICE OF ONE: PATE FOIS GRAS TOSSED 5AIAO BABY SHRIMP COCKTAIL MARINATED HERRING PHEASANT IN ASPIC CANELtONI CHOICE OF ONE: BREAST OF PHEASANT BIGARADE ROAST CHERRY HILt DUCKtlNG MANDARIN AlBERTA FARM TURKEY DRESSING SCAMPI PROVENCAIE S 01. NEW YORK BORDEIAISE ROAST PRIME RIBS OF BEEF CHOICE OF ONE: BAKED SQUASH, PETIT PEAS, BABY CARROTS CHOICE OF ONE: BAKED BOIIEO PARISIENNE CROQUETTE CHOICE OF ONE: PUMPKIN PIE WHIPPED CREAM MINCEMEAT PIE HOT RUM SAUCE STRAWBERRY NAPOIEON ORANGE SHERBET COFFEE, TEA, MltK Atl DINNERS INCLUDE ONE OF EACH ABOVE CHOICES Children Half on Selected Menu Suggestions Please Phone For a Reservation 328-1111 ;