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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Sill. I.MDI.AW Organist Laicliaw honored CARDSTON of Cnnlslon was hono cd here recently by members o 51. Andrew's Uniled Church, He lias hem church organis for 47 years. Presentation of a chest of si ver was inafa to Mr. Lairtb and a dozen roses to Mr Tho choir, umler the dircctio o[ Mrs. Marllia Reichle, ab presenlerl him willi a bcjuqi of flowers. The church hall was filled capacity. Mrs. Reichle was flnist. Mrs. Enid Noble sang BOlo, accompanied by Mrs. Joa Weslon, Three of the cliildre were present for the occasioi Ben of Kamloops; David of Sa katoon, and Mrs. Marjoric 1) lanie of Missoula. Olhers present from out-o town were: Mrs. Drooks, a s: ter al Calgary; Mr. and Mi Jim Laidlaw, iVanton; Mr. aj Mrs. Halpli Tcnnanl, I.ct bridge; Mr. Calgar and Mrs. J. K. Maloy, Calgarj 4fflicted need lo kiio someone cares Mental illness reviewed By AIA11Y TYMUUEISKI Herald News Service COALDALK To know cares and is concern- xl enough lo lislon and offer a d in friendship lliis is one the mosL comforLIng things or (hose with mental hcallh obtains. This philosophy was Iwrnc itit Lime and time again at the c c c n I Conldalc community nccling. It was licld in SI. Jo- seph's School. Canadian Menial Health Asso- ciation members of the south- cm Alberta region presented .nformation on various pro- grams designed to assist, the mentally ill. Officials wcro Jim Gough, chairman of the meeting member of Ilic hoard; Mrs, Mclvin (Lola) Wall, executive director for the south region; Mrs. Leonard Ilaney anii Mrs. zcL Ross, both members o( Ihc board and active volun- teers. It was sponsored locally by the Coaldale Kindles, Mrs. Larry Obcr was Kinclto con- in charge of making the arrangements. The meeting was attended by about GO people including many hool-ncet' cluldren. Dr. James Farr of Coaldale spoke on the role of the family physician r e g a r d ing mental health. He sairt the attendance indicated the improved attitude to mental heaUb. As in other illnesses, the fam- ily physician is the first to be contacted. His knowledge of family history would assist in co ordinaling Irealment of the patient. The family doctor then calls upon other close relatives of the patient and psychologist, social workers and as many as may he necessary depending on the situation. In more serious problems the doctor could make use of facili- ties at local hospitals. After dis- charge various communily ser- vices could help the patient. Dr. Fan1 named some of the problems: In children, mental r e t n r ti a tion, cerebral palsy, childhood learning and behavior problems, adjust men Is to ma- in rily and- puberty and drug aLusc; in adulls marital, cial and sexual problems, al- cholism, serious illness, lesult- ing in depression, old aye caus- ing deterioration of mental fa- cilities, depression. "We have a bnsis fnr good community mental hcallli care here. "Prevention, rehabilitation and to return back lo life in so- cicly is the aim." There must be an increasing Evan so 11, Parkinson returned TADEfl (HNS) Incumbent trustees Ray B. Evanson, Ta- Jrer, and Thomas J. Parkinson, Vauxhall, were returned to of- fice by acclamation recently for terms ot two years. Theirs were the only nomina- tion papers filed at Ihc Taher school division office. Division secretary treasurer Richard M. Greenaway said the two-year terms are necessary becau.se the terms of all IITJS Lees vrill expire in 1974 when triennial elections will be held for all elected officials. The school division did not go on the three-year basis last year when IOUTI and municipal councillors were elected cn- masse under edict of the pro- vincial government. All members of the board ex- cepl Mr. Evanson will attend the annual meeting of the Al- bcrla School Trustees Associa- tion at, the Chateau Lacomhe. Edmonton, Nov. 5 through School superintendent James L. George and assistant secre- tary-treasurer Mrs. Et'aa Lo- T'age will also be at the con- vontion. LJnder the new plan lo be im- plemented next year, the budget mu.il he submitted to the department of education by Jan. 31, a full four months in advance of previous deadlines. role by the community for sat- isfactory menial health care, Dr. Farr stressed. Mrs. Wall spoke on (he role of Ihe association. She said that one out of three parsons need mental health care in his life. The objc'cUvcs of the meeting were lo inform of Llic community to better understand mental illness and the work of the association, thereby cue our- fiying them to become volun- teers in the organization. It was stressed by Mi's. thai it j.s desirable lo lorm b r a n c b of the organization in Coaldale. Workshops be held to Irain volumeer.s. The CMIIA is a national, v o I u n tcer associa tion having national, provincial and regional levels. The goal is to assure best treatment hut also to strive to prevent mental illness. This is done by research, so- cial action, education and formation and in community services. Mrs. Wall mentioned the need for foster home care. Many peo- ple coming out of hospitals have no place to The association is trying lo find people lo lake these palienls into their homes to grow as normal people. With the society's help Ihe associa- tion can be effective to get the patient back into the stream of life, she said. "Life-line1' workers are vol- unteers who use a "person-lo- person" approach. The patients need to know someone cares enough to listen and be a friend. The patient needs a stable re- lationship with n person. Mrs. Ross explained the camp program conducted last sum- mer in the Pass by the association for persons with mental health problems. Some oE these were outpatients hut the large majority were long- term patients Irnm Raymond and Clarcsholm hospitals. Jt was pointed- out minislers are helping through Ihe ser- Sdrurdny, October 28, 1972 THE inHBHIOGE HERALD 3 Hargrave tells why he entered MILDRED llARKKIt JlcTlLhl News Service MACK ATI) A capacity crowd galhcred in tlie Magralh United Church Hall to licar Pro- gressive Conservative candi- date Bert llargravc Mr. Margrave gave n brief 1 outline of his family involve- j ,lian rnenl m _polilics while living on 1 economy were outlined. 01 inons they give counselling. and through Roundup of District News ._ tu Political forum MILK HIVER (HNS) The social studies department of Ihe Erie Rivers High School spon- sored a political forum at Ihe school recently. Candidates Hud Olson, Lib- eral; Bert Hargrave, Progres- sive Conservative; Toolo, New Democrat; anrl Willard Paxman, Social Credil, staled their arguments and answered questions. Two welcomed COALDALE rilNS) A cof- fee party vas held [or two new members in the comnuunly. Welcomed to the comnmnily were Mrs. Harold (Pnuline) II o r I o n and Mr. George (Ruby) Ilcalh. The party was by Mrs. Theodore Tliys. Neighbors gathered to cate (heir friendship were Mrs. Henry Reimer, Mrs. Ralph King, Mrs. Frank Isaac, Mrs. Emilie Balrtry, Mrs. David P a n k r a I z and Mrs. Belh Daldry. Lovely rose corsages made by Mrs. Isaac with satin rib- bon were presented to Mrs. Horton and Mrs. Heath by Mrs. Reimer. A hostess gift was pre- sented Isaac. to Mrs. Thys by Mrs. Fewer students PINCHEH CREEK (Special) -St. Michael's School Dislrict has an enrolment of 432 stu- dents for (he current term, ac- cording to Mrs. P. Soucey, sec- retary. This is a drop of 03 reg- istrations from last year. Currently, 238 are attending elementary grades; 12t junior high; and 73 are in high school. A breakdown o[ the (ally last year showed 272 in Grades 1 to 6; 139 ill Grades 7 to 8; and BO in Grades 10 to 12. The decrease appears to be mainly in those students regis- tercil from the Peigan Reserve. Their tolal of students this year is from the fig- ure recorded in the last term. LONG YEAR Saturn's year is nearly 30 times as long as the earth's, ver.r. Jenkins supplies Soviets L t top quality Now you can deliver 15 bushels per acre EXPORT AND CRUSHING FLAX To Diversified Crops Lfd. nl rhe Canndian Government Elevator, Lelhbriefgft ADVANTAGES. Place 15 (mtliels per aero In position lo prlca of your option Screenings payment on ex p or I flnx Haul your ercp now while rond and weather ore ftJvornh'e Free ilorcine unlil tfny you cfecl to fir Tee Receive sc'tlcmcnl as O Inlcrfcsl Irp.c udvaneos if required No cloiiny or sell-oul clalo FOR INFORMATION CONTACT- DSVERSIFIED CROPS LTD. Rear 2206 lOlh Avn. S.W., Ccilgary, Phono 241-1223 PIKCIIETl CREEK (Special! Jenkins Ranches recently completed iis second Iransac- lion of the year in supplying Hereford breeding stock to Hie Soviet Union (IcparhncnL of agriculture. The arryngonients car- ried oul Ilirough the Albcrla Hereford Association, Selcclors camo from the U.S.S.H. lo in- spcct Ihe animals on Ihe ranch before a deal closed. 1 The first lot of 27 head of rcn- istoreri yearling heifers chosen lasl spring. The second K r o u p was picked earlier Ihis monlh. !L included 10 and olds. All are of Vern Diamond Brilislicr and Coloi-ailo Domino breeding. The most recent group of KC- loclprs included F.S.S.n. Com- misioner N'evetni and a veterinarian. Dr. Packov. They v.crc by Pete IFalaboff of Kanlon, tlic intor- prctcr. Tlie lasl herd of animals lie shipped lo Ihe U.S.S.R. by boat within the ne.xt week Iv. o. Currently Ilicy are being subjeclcd lo the various lesls nccessai'V lo qualify them to enlcr that country. Jenkins Ranches previoush sold livestock to [he Sovic Union in IOCS. MOVING TRANSFORMER INTO PLACE Calgary Power installs unit Kv C. A. WEEKKS I Herald News Service COWLEY Recently it was blackout day" for those in Cowley and area ivho wished to lew the World Series baseball game but it was an important inslnllalion day for Calgary ?ower. The firm now svipplies Ihc vU- agc vrith electricity. A huge, 11-lon transformer was brought, in to replace three six-Ion units. This new transformer has tv.ice (he capacity of the re- placed units. H tnok eight men as a well- co-ordinated learn from 9 a.m. until mid-afternoon to effect the change-over and restore power. Fnr those fortunate enough Lo view this undertaking it was cot ailed, elaborate procedure in keeping wilh present day tech- nology, The whole operation went for- ward without a hitch and no in- juries. Foreman Owen Niehaus of Lethbridgc arrived with the iowboy and the new transform- er from the Saratoga Plant in the 'Pass. Romeo Thiberl was on hand with a huge crane from Blair- more. Installation foreman Ken Berclow and six men from Cal- garv vent to work with a will. The site of the installation is just inside the Johnson Saw- mills yard. All power was shut off and lines in (he way disconnected, braces were removed and set oul nt" the way. The comer poles wcrfl high enough lo allow free access for nc crane. Each of lhe sma transformers was lifted and swung up ajid out of the imme- diate area. The 11-tcn trans- former was lifted oil the low- boy and the crane was re-ad justed to handle Ihe huge weight. Inch by inch the huge trans former was lifleci and swung back into iis location. IIeav> limlrcrs were adjusted to forn the base and finally all was in place. Braces had to be replaced, wires and the transformer becked up with tlie main power lines, Lxsl of all, the grounding was removed and the power (timed on. The removed transformers will be kcpl here as spares. Ihc ranch norlli ol Walsh. "Last fall things were devel- oping in western Canada thai concerned me and prompted my entrance in he saitJ. He (eels the "four-year rec- ord of the Trudeau government should be examined lo see how it will affect iis lor the next four.'1 what he called Mr. Ol- son's "literal dismissal of Ihe aw of supply and demand with rec trade no Ion per i m por- he stated, "we nnisl do he things we can best and. con- :enLrale on thai." "The original concept of farm oan corporations was the in- centive lo help young farmers et started but high rales of in- terest and lagging wheat sales vcrc responsible for a 23 per cent rise in loans. The average age of farmers is 58. The act should he amended to give access to all farmers and make it possible for younger farmers :o lake over when necessary and get back on the land." "Our fundamrntal freedoms are on Mr. Hargrave continued. Referring lo rape- seed marketing, "The crushing plant assumes ownership of the crop and- Lhe farmer is (o de- liver. It is an insult to our way of life thai these farmers arc facing charges against the Grain Act. Because of. a change in the act the AVheat Hoard was thrust inlo this situation afft'cl- inp 600 Alberla Regarding recent wheat and barley payments beinf: in- creased he said. "The Prairie should have an election every he Mr. Hargrave wcnl on to cx- pluin the improvement in world wheat prices is due lo a crop failure in Russia and unusually high demand in Communist China. Incentives lo increase Cana- own Old ago pension incrc.'LSc nnd tempo- rary wage nnd price control la control inflation were advo- cated. Prevention of strikes in essential industry, .such 55 tho dock .strike in B.C., was recom- mended. The audience as Liformcd (he rncmploymenl Insurance Commission cost I asp avers Sl2.dno.iyKi and is in the red by 50.000.000. Tlic unemployed rec- ord lias readied a high of 7 2 per cent. "Prc.sen! pohcy of the fwtora! government pays a man not la work. The worst feature of llus Ls the harm it will do to young people ns they go to Iheir first jobs. We should redirect insur- ance .so young people will want to work, not be paid not Mr. Hargrove emphasized. grain grower desperately need- ed this to pay rising costs. Wage earners pet increases but farmers don't. This is long over- due as their prices were slill Ihe same even the cities though wages If Ihcre enough money in the jxwl now to make the payment it should have been made moutlis ago. "For the farmers' good we Computer costs lo be ctil by division TABKR (HNS) Computer services may bo Ihe best but not always the cheapest. Concerned over the costs of payroll operation nt per year; Tahcr school division trustees m vest jga ted the more economic methods used in oth- er school administrations. Some changes will be made Jan, Present cosls include n pay- roll clerk in the office and 000 worth of computer time. Tim new system will leave monthly salaried pei'sonnel on the computer. All part time and hourly-paid employees will be bandied at Ihe office, including issuance of payroll cheques. The new methods will effect savings in tune in the office, will lie more efficient by mak- ing up-lo-date paymenl-s, and will reduce computer coats by per month. "A SIMPLE TRUTH" Religion is supposed lo be the friend of men, yet ihey have bt-cn in deadly conflict during nearly 1he entire period of history. Paul TwitcMl -In My Soul I Am Frei. ECKANKAR ANCIENT SCIENCE OF SOUL TBAVEl Box 1053, Lelhbridng TALLEST PLANT The Australian eucalypL is Ihc woi'lcl's tallpst flowering plant. More dis'lrict on page Crowsuest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoujc, Resident Rep., Blorrmoro Phono 562-2149 DON'T BOOK THAT BANQUET! COALDALE [s pleased to announcs tho OPENING SOON of a now addition their building luilable for BANQUETS MEETINGS -A" WEDDINGS Etc. ACCOMMODATION FOR 350 Bookings Are Now Being Accepted! (OPENING DATE DECEMBER 9lh) PHONE FOR YOUR RESERVATION! Calering Afso Available Phono 345-4333 Tho Conldale Kinsmen New Year's Evo Frolic be held our new building Gel your lickcls nowl These Are The letlibridge Herald Correspondents in Your Area MAGRATH MRS. MIIORED MARKER P.O. Toi 97 MASINA5IN MRS. FRANCIS MUELLER ____P.O. Box 329, Milk Rlvir MONARCH ,MBS. JACOB DSKKIR P.O. Bat 61 NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON P.O. Boi .114 MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXIfVE HANSON Gen. Oil. Conlacl these people for your District News or Classified Advertising On October 31 WeVe cutting the ribbon for a new Treasury Branch at Picture Butte This is your inviloMon to join us at the opening of Alberta's 76th Treasury Branch, al Tuesday, October 31. Aflcr opening remarks by Mr, Alex Chronik, Mayor of Piclure Bulle, will include Mr. Harry Wat- son, President, Piclure Bulle Chamber of Commerce, Mr. R. W. Papworih, Reeve of ihe County of Lethbndge, and Mr, C. M- Janlzie, Manager, Bulle Treasury Branch. Guost speaker will be Mr. Fred Sparrow, Superintendent, Treasury of Alberta, will perform ihe ribbon-cuffing ceremony Mr. R. O. Holgale, Assisfani Superintendent, Business Development, will Master of Ceremonies. Mr. Jonlzie and his friendly sfoff will be delighted fo show rlie fine modern premises, and light refreshments will be lerved. Mr. fred Sparrow Superintendent nf Treasury B' ancd" Mr. C. M. Jonlrie Manager, Picture Bu'l Trecwry Branchci Our many friendly services make your work for you ftrarchss ;