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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, September 51, 1971-------------------------------------------- to date Victorian Order Nurses a United Appeal agency By M.-MICAIIET LUCKIIUHST St'ff Writer Lethbridge and its environs. of the VON's many duties. They revenue conies from an allo- also give lectures lo student; cation from Ihe United Appeal, nurses in both St. Michael's and As with olhcr United Appeal Through a varicly of ways! Municipal hospitals. I agencies, when the commit- the Victorian Order of Nurses j They organize pre natal and ment is not reached the VON renders an immense service to, post-natal evening classes for j must review the extent of its immediate young mothers, and are avail-1 services. able for minor industrial super- The three full lime nurses, vision. and their relief assistants last' The VON is available on a year made visits to 609' 24 hour basis through the patients, averaging 10 visits a switchboard at the Municipal day. Hospital. The patients visited include It is funded through several While no service is ever re- fused at present ciiid expenses arc kepi lo a minimum, the budget is watched with atten- tion Lo frugality, rising costs and spiralling inflation, which makes balancing the YON bud- get extremelv difficult. Yot to cut bad. VON ser- chronic invalids, elderly per-1 sources: from a city grant, sons releases from hospital and from patients as tlicy are able. mothers with babies. j to pay, and from voluntary do-! vices would be a hardship on These however are only part I nations. But its main source of I the e n t i r e community. Too -----------j many rely on "the la- dies in blue" to assist them back to health or lo keep their condition stabilized. j Give generously this year to the United Appeal so that the on urbanization and Task force continues Alberta's Task Force on Ur- banization and the Future will "proceed as envisaged." Glen Sinclair, task foice communications co-ordinator. told The Herald in a telephone interview a "fairly successful" meeting had been lield Monday with David Russell, now muni- cipal affairs minister, and "everything was go" lor the planned three-year study of problems related to urbaniza- tion in the province. province and these will bo con- tinued, he said, to more ac- curately define the problems to be studied and to ensure co-or- duation among the regions. In the region designated as "Alberta South'' for example, the chosen topic is "regional planning elfecliveness." The area comprises Ihe Medicine Hat and Oldmaji River Region- al Planning Commission areas. In all cases the topics chosen for initial study have been ar- rived at through consultation efit. might be dropped bv the new Progressive Omscrvalivn gov- 6111111011 Details on just where the j task force was in terms of plan- ning would be better-known af- ter a meeting next Tuesday of staff members from throughout the province, he said. Preliminary meetings have i been held between ihe task j force staff and interest groups in the six study regions in the [o ce 'The task fmcc is planning (o expand its scope and encom- pass otner problems and con- COT1S thcsc arc brought lo its sLIention by local interest groups First" conceived by former premier Harry Strom, task force is planned as a Lhree-vear study with not one, but a se- ries of reports issued as the study progresses. Appeal plans meetings United Appeal canvassers and campaign officials will hold several progress meetings over the lunch hour during this year's annual campaign. A kick off meeting was held i on opening day, Sept. 13 at Ericksen's Family Restaurant, and further meetings will be i hold at Sick's Lethbndge Brew- ory, the Man nis Hotel, El Ran- cho Motor Hotel and Park i Plaza Motor Hotel All luncheons are provided i free, a courtesy of the caterers involved. No funds from the United Appeal are used for these luncheon meetings, nor are they a cost to the can- vassers. Diamond S Produce Ltd. receives federal grant IF THE CAP FITS IT'S YOURS FOR THE ASKING if you hove turned 11 ff you are over four feef tall and have a minimum weight of 85 Ibs. if you are physically fil and mentally alert if you are interested in ships and the sea If you enjoy doing things going places with boys your own age if you like lo learn new ihings and have fun doing it if you're fed up with jusf "hanging around'1 and would like lo do something conslruclive wilh your spurs lime if you can answer Yes to mosi of ihese condilions, then we can safely say the cap fils TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JOINING THE NAVY LEAGUE CADETS CALL THIS NUMBER 327-1531 CHAPLAIN FIELD or show up at the ship Wednesday evening by p.m. 10th Avenue andn 17th Slreet S. PARE EL AUTOMOVIL? Thai, of course, means "stop the in Spanish. That will probably be the next addilion lo Hie sign, joining the English "Stop" and the French "Arret." There may even come a day when most people are able, and willing, lo read signs in al- most any language. A source at cily hall indicated ihe work was no! officially sanclioned. Ski patrol seeks members The southern Alberta zone of the Canadian Ski Patrol is re- cruiting members for the ap- preaching ski season. Anyone interested in join- ing the ski patrol must be over! 1R years old and a proficient skier. Persons need not be in.stnic- j tor calibre, but they must dem- onstrate skiing competency on all typos of slopes in all snow conditions. and transporting injured per- sons to the bottom of the slope. Women are encouraged lo join the patrol, many times thev are able lo apply first-aid which might prove embarrass- ing lo male patrolers. Anyone interested in joining (he patrol is asked to call Larry Bennett, 320-725G, Ted Dawsrai, 328-7081 or Bryan Wilson, 328- 8293. The ski patrol is a complete- ly voluntary organization. Its purpose is to serve the skiing public by providing emergency first aid care on the slope and emerg e n c y transportation lo the lodge facility. Each recruit and member at- j tends a St. John Ambulance So-1 cicty first aid course prior to the ski season. The class is sup- plemented with intensive "on- the-hill-training'' in the proper rescue techniques and use of the mountain tobaggan. The work encountered by the patrolman may vary from marking bad snols on a trail, roping off dangerous avalanche areas and shovelling down some large mogols lo treating p.ts 011 sale for Shrnv play Tickets are now available al! Music for performance of You Never Can Tell. The University of Calgary drama department production of the George Bernard Shaw comedy is being brought to the city through the co-operation nf the Allied Arts Council of Letli- bridge. CHICKEN OF THE SEA Digby chicken is a small cured herring of the Maritimes. M. C. Slavich, C.LU. Representative Tel: 327 .-..514 E. Mayeske Representative LtrHBHIDGE IN LETHBRIDGE: 613 4th Ave. S. Telephone 328-4214 The Government wants you to keep more of your income tax dollars. So why don't you? Call your nearest Manufacturers Life Representative. MANUFACTURERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Diamond S Produce Lid. of Taber has been given a federal incentives grant of to- ward construction of a potato conditioning plant which will condition potatoes for chipping for Old Dutch Foods Lid. Using a new concept in con- ditioning, the plant will employ special air-flow and tempera- ture control fij'upment in the square foot building. There will be 12 insulated in- dividual bins in the building which will be separately con- trolled from one station. Total capacity of the plant nl any given time is tons, with a 500 Ion capacity for each bin. As potatoes are brought in from the field, they are put into the bins and the condition- ing process is started with the use of the air-flow and tem- perature control equipment. This is operated for three or four weeks to lower the sugar content of the potatoes. Once conditioned, the pota- toes are stored in the bins until the Old Dutch company needs them for making polalo chips. The process is necessary in the making of potato chips be- cause Ihe high sugar content of potatoes results in dark, unap- pealing chips. When a request for potatoes comes from Old Dutch, the po- tatoes are readied for final shipment, washed and shipped to the chipping plant. Once al the planl, it takes 17 minutes from the time the conditioned potatoes start into the chipping process until they are in a bag. Pat Sliimbashi, one of the owners of the new plant with five other fanners in south Al- berta, said a special variety of polalo is used. The new facility is definitely not just a storage place, said Mr. Shimbashi. "With the new equipment, the cost of Ihe plant will reach per square foot compared with lo per square foot for an ordinary storage building." Indian singers to perform at city Friendship Centre About 20 Indian cultural drummers, singers and danc- ers from Chief Robert Small- boy's band which broke away from the Hoblwma reserve near Edmonton will perform at the Lethbridge Friendship Cen- Police seek missing girl Ixjthbridge city police are seeking a missing 12-year-old girl. Brenda Joyce Bickerton, of 2406 7th Ave. A N. was last seen as she left home Sunday shortly after 2 p.m. She is five-foot-five with a medium complexion and blue eyes. Her hair is brown and worn in a medium length shag style. She is slender and has no identifying Birth marks or scars. When last seen she was wear- ing blue jeans, a pink blouse, blue runners, and Eskimo-type blue jacket and carrying a small suede shoulder purse. -She was riding a red and white three speed bicycle. Anyone knowing the where- abouts of tlus person is asked to notify the city police at 328- tre at 9 p.m. Thursday. Attired in full Indian regalia, the group will entertain at a pow-wow following a Voice of Alberta Native Women's Socie- ty workshop. The Old Agency Drummers and Singers from the Blood re- serve will share the spotlight wilh the Smallboy group. The entertainment, which is free to the public, is co-spon- sored by the Lethbridge Friendship Centre and the Napi Friendship Association of Pin- Cher Creek. Come to this Christian Science Lecture WHAT'S NECESSARY ABOUT RELIGION? by Neil H. Bowles, C.S.B., of Atlanta, Ga. Lelhbridge Community Andrewi Bldg., Rm. 7. Friday, Sept. 24lh p.m. Aulomalic option leaves one hand Iree to maintain order. Excellent all round visibility wilh tinted glass and heated rear window defroster. Whal is inexpensive to buy, economical to run and has room lor all these monstrous children? Dalsun wagon, ol course. The air won't be so Dolluted because Datsun's got emission control. The vinyl upholstery stays looking good even alter muddy feet and bubble gum. The body and chassis are one solidly welded unit for maximum safety. The car doesn't rattle either. And there is a lot more load space when you fold the rear seal down. The wagon's gol 5 doors so you can pile in extra stuff without messing up what's already there. DATSUN is all you really need Al Dalsun we build solid, reliable aulomobiles thai mecl every Canadian safely and pollution control requirement. But, because it's still nice lo drive something you can love a liltla too, we make a choice ol Dalsun models sedans, a laslback, a wagon, a pickup and even a GT sporls car. Datsun is all Ihe car (and all Ihe cars) you really need. DATSUN 1600 WAGON, from the more-for-your-money car FOREIGN CAR (LETHBRIDGE) LTD. Corner 3rd Ave. 1 Hh Street S. Phone 328-9651 There are more than 1100 Datsun dealers across Canada and the U.S.A. ;