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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 _ THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, September 4, 1971 Tributes still pour in for discovery of insulin TORONTO (CP) It was 50 years ago that two young To- ronto scientists made Ihcir life- saving discovery of insulin, bill the tributes still are pouring in. Before Dr. Charles II. Best and Dr. Frederick Banting iso- lated Ihe hormone, diabetics had two choices. They could die quickly of lire disease or slowly starve themselves to death. An estimated 30 million rely on insulin now. New retail outlet for oil firm TORONTO (CP) Shell Can- ada Ltd. and Bread Basket In- ternational Ltd. announced a joint agreement lo operate a new type of retail outlet, selling belli gasoline and convenience foods. An outlet, to bo opened here by mid-September, will be the first of at least five "currently on the s.iid a Shell spokesman. A control panel, at each gaso- line pump, will allow motorists to order about 100 as bread and push- ing a button. The order is re-corded at the pay booth, where an attendant fills and packages the order. The company said it expects to have 15 outlets in operation in Ontario by next year, most at existing Shell service station sites. FISH FROM POLES Dr. Banting was killed in a plane crash in Newfoundland in 1041 while conducting biological warfare research with the aii fp.i-ce, but Dr. Best is very mucli alive. A tanned and healthy 72, he is the principal figure in a year- round celebration marking the 501 h anniversary of insulin. Earlier this summer he went to Brazil to lecture in Rio de Ja- neiro and Sno Paulo and receive a award from the scien- tists of that country. Tliis fall, he will receive hon- orary degrees from the univer- sities in Sudbury, Ottawa and Waterloo, OnL, and be in the spotlight during a three-day cel- ebration in October at the Uni- versity of Toronto. In the final week of October, designated Canadian Diabetes Week, he will receive a Gaird- ner Foundation award, named after the late Oakville, Ont., [in-, ancier, James A. Gairdner, and given in recognition of medical research. On Dec. 16, he will in- vested with the Companion of Honor by the Queen in London. He will leave for Israe] three days later to receive an honor- ary degree from the university in Jerusalem. "A busy and exciting Dr. Best commented in a recent interview pnor to his departure for Brazil. He reminisced about that memorable summer 50 years ago when he was 22 and Dr. Banting 29. They were working in a messy, small laboratory at the University of Toronto, trying to cure diabetic dogs with substances taken from the pancreas of other dogs. Early results were unsuccessful and Dr. Banting was forced lo sell his car to keep the two in funds. Then in July, 1921, a diabetic "By the middle of August we had repealed the experiment several Umes and were sure we coiiid do it Dr. Bc-si recalled. In January, 1922, insulin was first given to a Leon- ard Thompson, a dying 11-ycac old Toronto boy. lie lived for years before suffering ratal in juries in a motorcycle accidonl Harry Diamond, n 46-ycar-ol( Toronto lawyer, was given msii lin at about the same time lie had been living on boiled tables and weighed only flQ pounds. But the insulin worked he regained his health and until age 79. Insulin, produced in certain cells in the pancreas, controls sugar in the blood. In 1923, Dr. Banting and Dr, J. R. MacLeod, then hoar! nf Ihe university's department of phy- siology, were given the Ni prize for the discovery. Dr Bfinting shared Ihe prize will' Dr. Best while Dr. MacLeod said he won Ihe prize not for Ihc "discovery of insulin, but for my discovery of Best." Neither Dr. Banting nor Dr. Best, director emeritus of iJie Banting and Best department 01 medical research al. lie Univer- sity of Toronto, made much money from their discovery They turned the rights to insulin over to the university. Fishermen of Ceylon crouch dog, on the brink of death, re- for hours in the shallows of the ccived an injection of what later Indian Ocean balanced on rick- would be called insulin. The ani- ety poles sticking several got to its feet and licked up out of the water. the scientists' hands. PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE 1971 FALL SWIMMING INSTRUCTION PROGRAM FRITZ SICK POOL Regisfrotion for nil of Ihe below listed programs will be taken in Ihc ALL PURPOSE ROOM of Ihe CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER Blh lo FRIDAY, SEPTEM- BER 10ih, 1971, from to p.m. daily. Persons may register members of their immediate family only. Telephone registrations will not be accepted. PROGRAMS: 1. SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN'S RED CROSS LESSONS- (6 to 14 yenrs of age) (a) 201k to Dec. 13lh, 1971) ex- cluding Oct. 1 Closs Times: lo to p.m. Classes for Prs Beginners, Beginner Junior ond Sur- vival Swimmer. (b> 21sl to Dec. 7th, 1971) Class Time: to p.m. Classes for Pre-Beginner, Beginner, Intermediate and (c) SATURDAYS-ISepl. 25lh lo Dec. IMS, 1971) Class Times: lo lo 10 p.m.. Classes for Pre-Beginner, Beginner, Junior and Sur- vival Swimmer. 11.-45 to p.m. Classes for Pre-Beginner, Beginner, Intermediate and Senior. REGISTRATION FEES: Pre-Beginner, Beginner and Junior 2.25 Survival Swimmer, Intermediate and Senior 3.00 ALL SESSIONS 12 LESSONS 2. PRE-5CHOOL CHILDREN'S RED CROSS LESSONS- (3 to 5 years of age) SATURDAYS-Sept. 25th lo Nov. 27lh, 1971 Class Time: to p.m. REGISTRATION FEE: 10.00 I" 10 lesions 3. MIXED ADULT AND TEENAGE RED CROSS LESSONS- US years of age and over) 2Ist lo Dec. 7th, 1971) Class Times: to p.m. to p.m. Classes for all through Senior REGISTRATION FEE: 4.25 for 12 Lessons 4. ROYAL LIFE5AVING COURSES (a) THURSDAYS-jSept. 23rd lo Dec. 17lh, 1971) ex- cluding Nov. 1 1 Day- Class Time: to in Elemen- lary Certificate and Intermediate Award Lifesaving combined wilh Junior Resucitalion. NOTE: This program is designed for young persons who have attained their Red Cross Senior Swimmer Qualification, but are not yet 14 years of age, the prerequisite for Ihe Bronze Medallion Course. There is no prerequisite age for the Elementary Cerlificfite Course, 12 years is prerequisite for the Inlcrmediale Award. REGISTRATION FEE: 4.00 for 12 Lessons Textbooks if requested-3.50 5. RED CROSS-ROYAL LIFESAVING SOCIETY JOINT INSTRUCTOR COURSE (b) 23rd to Dec. 17th, 1971) ex- cluding Nov. 1 1 Doy. Class Time: to In Bronze Medallion ond Bronzo Cross Lifesaving combined with Senior Resyscitalion, Prerequisite for Bronze Medallion: Current Red Croil Senior Award or years of age or older. Prerequisite for Bronzo Cross; Current Bronze Medal- lion or years of age or older. REGISTRATION FEE: for 12 lessoni Text books, if required-3.50 22nd lo Dec. ISlh, 1971) Class Time: lo for persons 17 years of ago or older, who holds a current RLSS Bronzo Medallion, YMCA Senior Lifesavlnfj Award REGISTRATION FEE: 25.00 for 13 In- cludei all course FOR FURTHER INORMATION CONTACT THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT OFFICES AT 328-2341, Local 236 Rock music may not be guilty TORONTO (CP) Condem- nation of rock music on (lie basis that it's bad for hearing might be based more on mid- dle-age prejudice than scien- tific evidence, says the Cana- dian Medical Assooialion Journal. "It's so easy lo persuade oneself that what one does not like personally is harmful." an article in the magazine says. It quotes a Danish study which concludes that of people in Copenhagen who sought hearing aids in the last 19 years, not a single case of deafness could be attributed to rock music. Alan Wood, a representative of the musician's federation offers some figures of his own. "We have 1.200 yoimgstesr in our Toronto schools all playing he said. "Not one of them has complained of a hearing loss or deafness "If any of our fellows were in trouble, we'd hear about it covered by disabil- ity insurance." ANCIENT TREE A giant tree estimated to be more than years old has been found in central Formosa, the Central news agency re- ports. Cliestermere water unsafe CALGARY (CP) Chester- mere Lake, a weekend vaca- tion spot 10 miles east of tho city, is unfit for swimming and the water is unsafe for drink- ing unless treated, provincial and municipal tests show. Residents wore advised of the danger in letters by the west- ern irrigation district uses the lake for agricultural purposes. The letters said the water contained "a high degree ol bacterial contamination." The source of contamination had not been deterniinfd bu the lake is fed by a cana from the Bow River and th waters are reported contamin atcd as far upstream as the river. Tests were conducted by the municipal health dcpartmen1 and the provincial departmcnl of environment. SOUNDS OF LOVE The 14-string viola d'amore i: played by the musician seven of the strings and the other seven, located just under- neath, vibrate in sympathy. Tpday's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Saturday Special Malinee "Yogi Bear" "Flintstones" One Complete Show Short Subjects "Anderson Tapes" Last Complete Show Sunday Short Subjects "Anderson Tapes" One Complete Show Monday Short Subjects "Anderson Tapes" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Saturday and Monday Short Subjects 'Who is Harry Kellerman" jast Complete Show Sunday Short "Subjects 'Who is Harry Kelicrman1' One Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Saturday and 3fond.iy Short Subjects 'Billy Jack" Last Complete Show Sunday Short Subjects 'Billy- Jack" One Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-fN Saturday nnd Sunday "Boatniks" "Computer Wore Tennis Shoes" One Complete Show Monday ''Molly Maguires" "Paint Your Wagon" THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE I DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC (Academic Year CONSERVATORY PROGRAM: Courses of privalo les voice and piano FACULTY: M. touise Chapman A.M.M., B A., M.M. George F. Skipworlh Voice B.A., M.A. For Brochure and formnlion apply lo: The Secretary Department of Music The University oF Lethbridge. sons in Fion In. Corner 13fh St. and 2nd Ave. N. WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 53 Nos. Game No. 1.................. 50 10th Game Jackpot. NO Numb., 1 limit 11 Games Prize Money 20 ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card All Wood Cards 5Qg Each Children Undo- 16 No) Allowod Bingo will also bo played in Iho club room for members ond Ihclr invited fjuestj Music Friday ond Saturday Banquet facilities HIGHLIGHTS SATURDAY WILDLIFE: Klalianic, p.m., Ch. 7. "Keller Sum-, mcr" concludes a series exploring Uie seasonal beauties of tho Canadian Rockies, SPOUT: LiLllc League Baseball, p.m.. Cli. 13. The 25Lh anniversary of Lhc Little Leagues is marked in tlie World Scries play at WilliamsporL, Pa. The Lcihbridge Lake- side All Stars reached the Canadian finals but were knocked out by the Brockville, Ont., team. SPORT; Pro Football, p.m., Cli. 9. St. Louis Car- dinals meet the Chiefs in an exhbition game at Kansas City. NBC NEWS SPECIAL: p.m.. Cli. 0. "Leaving Home Blues" is a report on vanishing rural America. MOVIE DRAMA: The Luck of Ginger 8 p.m., Ch. 7. A U.S.-Canadian production filmed entirely in Mon- treal. This repeat features Robert Shaw and his wife Mary Ure. MOVIE DRAMA: "Zorba the p.m., Cli. 13. Anthony Qiiinn stars in this 196-1 story of a wise and ro- bust peasant on the island of Crete. VARIETY: The Performers, 10 p.m., Ch. 7. Gordic Tnpp hosts this last show of the series. Singers and a rock group arc guests. THREE FEATURE MOVIES: p.m., Ch. 7. Movie fans can settle down lo a long night of viewing with three films: The Great Escape, Magnificent 7 and Flight Irom Ashrya. MOVIE: "The Sound and the p.m., Ch. 13. Yul Brynner and Joanne Woodward are featured in this story about a disintegrating Mississippi family. SUNDAY SPORT: AAU International Champions, p.m., Ch. 9. The National Long Course Swimming Championships taped Aug. 25-28 at Houston. Last show of the season. SPORT: Horse Show, p.m., Ch. 7. The Cobourg Horse Slimy, second in a series of Uiree competitions, to decide Canada's 10 representatives on the international cir- cuit. Taped Aug. 28-29. REPORT: Sunday Best, 4 p.m., Ch. 7. "North Vietnam a repeat report by Michael MacLear. ART SPECIAL: "A. Y. Jackson A Country's a p.m., Ch. 13. A profile of the last living member of Can- adas artistic Group of Seven. VARIETY: Frank Sinatra Special, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. A re- peat of (he one-man show last November in London at Royal Festival Hall. SPECIAL REPORT: "Turn On With 9 p.m., Ch. 13. A report on the expanding religious revival among North American youth. JERRY LEWIS SPECIAL: p.m., Ch, 9. The fam- ous comic launches his IGth fund-raising telethon for muscu- lar dystrophy. The celebrities who will appear cover every CJOC-TV Channel 7 [Cablevision Ch. 6) SATURDAY NIGHT Bugs Bunny Hawaii Five-0 The Feeling (c) Wildlife Unlimiicd (c) Ginger Cofley The PprFormers Counlry TTmo News 1C) Telcprobe 7 Movies; 1. Th- Greal Escape 2. Magnificent 7 3. Flight From Ashiya Wall Disney 7rCO Rainbow Country Bill Cosby (c) Frank Sinatra Sunday ai Nine Sesame SI, NPWS 11-lS Tcleorobe 7 Movie: Karloum MONDAY B 45 Something To ThmK Aboul Farm Facts Pinnocrilo McHale's Navy Mr. Dressup Friendly Giant 10M5 Chez Helene Sesame Street Luncheon Dale Movie: Smoky (c. Our Town fake Thirty Edge ol Niqht (C) Thi Law (cj The Bold Ones (c) Suiuki en Scionce (c) Fran :l Sp. Intel Scott (Ct News Ic) TeJeprnbe 7 The Avengers Slampecie Wrestling TUESDAY Something 10 Think Aboul Farm Facls Plnnocfco and Oz Ripcord Mr. Dressup 10-30 Friendly Giant Chez Holone Sesame Slroel Luncheon Dale Movie: Alary Had Llllie Galloping Gourmei Meet MuMell 0 Drop (c) Take 30 Edge of Night Galloping Gourme Banana Spills (c) Trum or Consequences SUNDAY Spiderman (c) Fireball XL-5 Failh tor Today Crossroads Mavis: Waked Street N.F.B. Counlry Canada Reading Revolullcn Trulh or Kaleidosport Consequences News (c) Telcprobc 7 Sunder Beit Under Attack Music lo See Hawaii Five-C CFCN-TV Lethbridge Channel 13 {Cablevision Ch. 4) Call of the West News (c) Turn on with Jesus Room 225 Jade Sea Pig and Whlslli Ironside News News David Frosl TUESDAY Thought ot Today Fashions University of Aalr SATURDAY NIGHT Sporls Come Together News Oil Report (c) Family Affair Humperdinck Movie: Zorba The Greek Oil Report News 12.00 David Frost News MONDAY lor Trf. SUNDAY Fashions Thought tor Day Cartoons Pentecost Presents University of Air News CollonDickers This Week And Consider Pierre Berlon 11 ;30 Window On Brilinn Lucy Show Rex tlumbard This Week Oral Roberts Day ol Discovery 2-30 Wild Kingdom World Tomorrow Sporls Pierre Bcrton Qucslion Period Special Buckshol )n Conversalinn 10.30 Pierre Berlon Lucy Show Ed Allen Bewitched TDA Movie: French Dressing Famous Jury [rials Another World Tracy Trouble With Iracy Trap Man Trap Ed Allei. Bewitched TBA The Love War Jury Trials Anolher World Trout Man Buckshot (c) KRTV Great Falls Channel 3 (Cablevision Ch. 9) :GO Cal Ballou (c) Green Acres Ic) NCV.S Tonight Show TUESDAY Our World SATURDAY NIGHT Bold Ones (c) News Medical Centre News (c) Dnris Day Mission Impossible Jerry Lewis Strange Reporl Ic) MONDAY ironside (c) _ ,_ Leaving Home Our World Blues Salule Agriculture Four In One Today Shew Enlule Agriculture Name of Ihc Game Today in Montana Ir.aay Show ic) SUNDAY Concentration lc) Today in Mtminna Tom and Jerry Family Affair Conccnirnlhn (c) fi 30 Revival Fires (c) Squares (c) Family Affair (c) Rex Humbard Jeopardy (c) Squares (c) Kalhryn Kuhlman Who, What, Where Jcnpnrdy (c) Face Ihe Neti-m Game Who, Wlial, Where Tabernacle Chclr News (c) Game Camera Three Somerset (c) News IQ'OO Med thR Press As Ihe World Turns Another World Woody Woodpecker Our Lives (c) Somerset 11-00 Jamba Talcs (c) The Doclcrs (c) As Ihe World Turns Pink Panther Ic) Anolher World Days of Our Liues Pinpoint Bay Clly Tho Doctors (c) T. dick and Fied (c) Edge of Night fc) Another World