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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE UTHMIDGE HEKALD Tiiedey, Octobw BULL SESSION Gordon Ross, left, Alberta depart- ment of agriculture livestock supervisor in Lethbridge, John Moore, livestock specialist from Ephrata, Washington, Max McKeniie, Ephrata, Washington and John Calpas, regional agriculturist, Lethbridge, met last night in Lethbridge to discuss beef operations and phil- osophies in southern Alberta. Seven Washington cattle- men arrived in southern Alberta Sunday, and will be hcsted by the Alberta department of agriculture on a four-day tour of the area. They wi.ll visit beef and sheep raising facilities and packing plants. Students' Assistance Fund Low, Special Grant May Be Requested By JIM WILSON Herald Education Writer The Alberta Students' Assis- tance Board is running out of money, The Herald has learn, ed, but with any luck the de- partment of education will be persuaded to refill the SAB cof- fers With another million. Preliminary figures show de- mand for assistance is up 40 per cent over last year, and the figure could go still-higher be- fore the year is up. The SAB was given 700 for its operations, this year (down million from.its ini- tial which it uses for grants, scholarships, bursaries and interest payments on stu- dent loans, which are interest- free to'students until they leave university or college. Students' assistance officials say they will have no more money by mid-November, which could affect the grants portion of its programs, but would not affect the availabil- ity of straight student loans. (The same thing has happen- ed in the past: the board ran put of money in January two years ago, and in December last year, and was given spe- cial government warrants to cover it for the rest of the year.) The SAB meets in Edmonton Thursday to discuss its need for additional funds this year, and will likely make immedi- QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Denial Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. M PHONE 328-7684M ate application for a special grant, which there is some in- dication the approve. government will However, since it takes about seven weeks for government machinery to produce actual I'he board will probably apply immediately, instead of until it is broke, as it has in the past. SAB officials hope this will mean there are no gaps in its cheques have held in Edmonton by the provincial treasury board in past years until extra grants were announced to cover them. The situation at the Univer- sity of Lethbridge has usually been at about the provincial av- erage. In 1969-1970, student awards officer Jules LeHouillier distri- buted about to 600 stu- dents wiUi an average grant Overseas Posting Not Easy By MARGARET LUCKHURST Herald Staff Writer "Don't go to the tropics or any other under 'developed country in tire hope of escaping your own problems at warned Dr. G. Driedger in a message to the radiological technicians association conven- tion in Lethbridge. "Volunteers who go through CUSO or any other agency to assist people in have not areas should be physically and mentally sound, with a good psychological outlook on life, for they must be prepared to jet along with people of all types. They also find themselves in contact with the same people day after day in sometimes dif- ficult and unattractive sur- roundings." Dr. Driedger and his family returned to the city in June after spending a year as volun- teers with the Lutheran Mfc- sion Hospital in Yagaum, New ruinea. "People said we were crazy .0 go but the experience lias wen inspiring and Dr. Driedger said. The island of New Guinea is still very primitive but there is a desire to better their condi- tion and the natives are re- sponding very favorably to the efforts of the governments and missions to improve their lot. Disease is still rampant across SMRD Plans Concrete Canal Ths St. Mary River Irriga- tion District has released con- struction tenders for lin- eal feet of concrete lined irri- gation canal, estimated to cost about Goodwill Club Given Credit For Drive COALDALE (HNS) The Goodwill Club of the Mennonite Conference Church was in charge of the ocff-day blitz for funds for the Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society con- ducted here recently. A total of was donated by the public. The name of the sponsoring organization was omitted in a recent news item. Cunningham Drugs WATCH FOR OUR GIGANTIC GRAND OPENING FLYER OCTOBER 7 Tremendous Savings On Your Drug Store Needs The sites of the proposed con- struction are three miles south- east of Lethbridge where 3% miles of the concrete lining will he put in, and 10 miles north- east, of Bow Island where 2K miles will be installed. This rehabilitation is part of the district's.continuing efforts to upgrade efficiency, made pos- sible through a provincial gov- ernment cost-sharing program. RCMP Staff Promoted Two promotions 'for members of the RCMP in southern Al- berta, effective Oct. 1, have been announced. Cpl. W. P. Becker, in charge of the Fort Macleod town de- tachment was promoted to ser- geant. Const. M. L. Larson, in charge of the Foremost detachment, was promoted to corporal. CADET NEWS The Navy League Wrenette Corps No. 26 will parade to- night at 7 p.m. Duty division Sioux; duty officer PO-1 G. Chester; duty PO P02 M. Toth. Stand easy at 8 p.m., evening quarters at p.m. and liberty boats at 9 p.m. There is an opening in the corps for 30 to 35 girls age 13- 18 years. Contact Lt. S.W S.M Taylor, officer in command, telephone 327-1938, or report to the ship, 17th St. and 10th Ave. S., at p.m. ot ?983 per student, comprising in grants and in jsuruu parucuiHriy among children. Approximately 40 as an attempt to talk down to the audience, it was That was about 64 per of the newborn die in this instance in such are five years old. vi u w LI not from tropical or This year so far, Mr. Houillier has processed 531 applications, totalling but from routine diseases we have long ago conquered here, such as Mac and averaging per cough, malaria dent. This year's average The hospital' in Yagaum Radio sistance is running at beds and is- run on loan money and in year, Dr. Driedger said. Diapulse machine, an elec- and Mr. LeHouillier expects are quite adequate, device, which transmits the end of the year, to have beds which are waves at intermittent in- tributed almost million full. When there is to diseased or injured 70 per cent of the patients simply of the body has been in- the floor, sometimes in the naturopathic clin- And if the total sum it there as it is cooler. of Dr. C. D. Lundgren of in student assistance school is teaching frightening (paid for about volunteers to become has endowed us with and half by the federal nurses, aides and ability to heal provincial so even though their Lundgren said, "and med- the student's potential debt schooling is science pursued the theory ture when he beyond the Grade 6 electromagnetic energy In four years, at to .of the problems at accelerate the healing 000 per year (and more in is some of the Future) in loans (and is very old. "Do high-powered-elec- tial non-repayable grants Canada and other magnetic energy, to be of addition) the average think that mission benefit must penetrate will leave university owing in the tropics should be inside the body, but this least to a have any type of penetration would create College and technical all, and do not hesitate heat than the body could students would be in worn out and thus reduce the better financial shape on the problem with of this form of therapy. graduation because their was ia its experiments snow- grams last only two years Driedger said. "We that periodic interruptions few last and their to go to get it the electrical current permit tions are considerably he pointed heat was produced. to Agency Of United John Howard Aids Those Road The John Howard S o c i e t y the caseworker helps But we can't do this with- works rath men who are in plan which will enable funds, and we rely heavily ble, men Who are in jail, or to re establish himself the United Appeal to sup- csntly released, or who have criminal records which return comfortably our work." per them in finding suitable community and pick up the threads of normal living Lethbridge, the John The caseworker of the Society is in trouble. is very often the criminal's the United Appeal did friend. He interviews and its objective and sels the convict while in including the John Howard Society, had to take a 0 0 0 -J 1971 DODGE CHARGER String Quartet Concert fExtremely Well-Played? By DEAN BLAIR EDITOR'S NOTE Dean Blair is associate professor of music 'at the University of Lethbridge. The University of Lethbridge Concert Series opened its sea- son Monday night by present- ing the University of Alberta String Quartet at the Yates Memorial Centre. It was an auspicious opening with a large and enthusiastic audience to hear an extremely well-played program. Deviating somewhat from the usual formal recital procedure, each of the evening's works was prefaced by a short state- ment of explanation by one of Jie players. Although a format of this type could easily be con- a tasteful and genuine way that it served to enhance the rap- port with the audience rather than detract from the perform- ance. The program opened with the Quartet, Opus 7 by Bela Bartok. The work is in three move- ments to be played without a break. From an initial slow movement it gradually gains momentum and speed to the end. Bartok quartets are the quartet has been together a relatively short time. The second work of the eve- ning was a short composition by the Spanish composer Joaquin Turnia which accord- ing to the prefacing remarks would be translated as The Prayer of the Bullfighter. Full of color and contrast, it alternated sections depicting the excitement of the bull ring with those reflecting exotic sup- test of any string quartet and i plications. Colorful and hnpres- the test was passed with high I statistic, it made a delightful contrast to the intensity of the honors. From the careful handling of each subtle detail to the con- trolled shaping of the overall form of the work every aspect of the performance displayed superb artistry and musician- ship. The ensemble of the group was near perfection. Af- ter hearing this performance it was hard to, believe that this AT CUNNINGHAMS WE CARE Alberta's Most Modern Drug Store Courteous Service Complete Cosmetic Lines Wide Range Of Gifts Prescription Service OPENING OCT. 8 CENTRE VILLAGE MALL in their budgets, tfe'erfheless, the Society felt it was neces- sary to sponsor a pilot project to help Indians in difficulties with the law and appointed Albert Lapatac as native court work- er, a position he was to hold on a temporary basis for three months. Then the city decided not to renew its grant of to the John Howard Society which meant another serious tuck in the budget. Fortunately, three "friends" of the society donated which has helped. Another individual supplied the court worker's salary until funds are available. But Dave Rodgers, caseworker, is very concerned. "If we don't get the funds this year through the Uni- ted Appeal I'm afraid the So- ciety here will fold. This is un- fortunate for at all times I'm working with up to a dozen men. They rMy on the Society to help them rehabilitate. "In all areas of Canada, John Howard caseworkers, working along preventive lines, have helped m-n reject a life of dissipate before it could have any damaging results." The Diapulse emits mea- sured bursts of high-intensity electromag.ne.tic. energy through the drum-shaped treat- ment head attached to the main cabinet. Depth of pene- tration can be selected through a range of six steps, as can the rate of the pulsations. Dr. Lundgren said that while the value of the machine as a healing aid was well known in North America, it first achieved .public notice when the State of Israel started using it to treat their war wounded. Dr. Bornstein, who worked in a hospital in Tel-Aviv reported that when the Diapulse ma- chines were used on burn cases, healing was accelerated remarkably so that the only cases left on wards after two months were those with com- plicated face would require gery. injuries which extensive sur- Bartok. The final work for the eve- ning was Beethoven's Quartet Opus 18 No. 4 in C minor. This quartet, an early one, stffl re- tains many Haydnesque quali- ties as do many of Beethoven's early works. Its performance, at least the first two movements, was a slight let-down from the heights attained in the Bartok, and at times in the second (Scherzo) movement there was a slight uneveness in the quality of the delicate staccato notes characteristic of the move- ment. The final two movements, the Menuetto and the Allegro, re- gained the verve and delight of tlie spirit of the work and brought the performance to a fitting close. For dessert, as an encore, the quartet played the ever-popu- lar Andante Cantabite from Tchaikovsky's Opus 11. It was beautifully played and its simple and appealing lyricism made a convincing rounding off of a fine evening of chamber music. 100 Copici plus tax 1269 Third THE FINEST SE1ECTION OF WIGS In Southern Alberta DROP IN AND BROWSE AROUND! "First with Wigi In Southern Alberta" RUBY PltRSON Shoppen' World Ph. 328-2566 WIGS SALMON FUNERAIHOME ITD. ____ 327 lOlh STREET SOUTH F 11- r J lElHMIDOE. AUUTA CstaMisoea 1927 PHONE 327-2802 SEE MOSAIC GLASS CENTRE VILLAGE MALL OCT. 8th. ;