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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBR1DGE HEKALD Thundny, 21, 1972 Student nurses tour 'hospital' By JOE MA Herald Slafl Writer Thirty-two students of the second year class of the Lcth- bridge Community College school of nursing visited an emergency hospital display in Claresholm Wednesday. The display was staged by the Emergency Health Services staff of Hie provincial depart- ment of health and social de- velopment. Aaron Mann, assistant direc- tor of EHS, said such displays are held twice a year in the province, once in northern Al- berta and once in the south. The Claresholm display, In the Claresholm arena, was held Monday until Wednesday. He said about 150 persons visited the display in the past three days. Before the LCC school of cursing class visit, the doctors and staff of the Claresholm General Hospital, the Willow Creek Claresholm Auxil- iary Hospital and the Alberta Hospital-Claresholm toured the dispay. There is milion worth fo emergency health services equipment stored throughoul the province for use in time o! war or disaster, Mr. Mann said. The equipment includes three Jazz group performs at Toivn Chef A jazz quartet which prevl ously has provided weekly en tertainment in the Coffee House, will open Sunday at th Town Chef Restaurant. The Jazz Scene consists Dale Ketchison, guitar; Bill Joe McCarroll, bass; Her Hicks, piano; and Ron Yoshida drums. The group, which plays prl marlly modern jazz, will enter tain regularly Sundays from to 11 p.m. A cover charge of 50 cents will be in effect Sunday even Ings, and beer, wine and hors d'oevres will be served. NEW HOME FOR SALE 1513 St Andrews leltibridgn Phono 345-3288 COAIDALE cr opply wllhui ages of emergeniy health ire: casualty collecting units, dvanced treatment centres, nd emergency hospitals. The bulk of the equipment is emergency hospitals. Sixteen them are stored in strategic in the province, in- uding Lethbridge, Fort Mac- eod and Medicine Hot in south- Alberta. The other four ire in the regional medical de- ot in Calgary. The emergency hospital in Abridge Is stored in the Post ffice Buiiding. Each emergency hospital, is a completely quipped 200-bed hospital slor- asis during the weekend, re- verting to regular gallery hours a.m. to p.m., for the remainder of the week and closing Sept. 29. U of L convocation tickets still available to public There are still a number of tickets available for the convo- cation ceremony, the first of several events being held to STILL SELLING FOR LESS! STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd StrMt 5. Phone 327-3024 mark the official opening of the University of Lethbridge this weekend. .Anyone interested in atte'nd- ing the event, which will see Dr. Bill Beckel Installed as the second president of the U of L and presentation of honorary doctorate degrees, can pick up a ticket at the information booth of the mam floor of the academic residence building as late as Friday morning. Ticket holders must be seat- ed in the gymnasium by p.m. The convocation begins at 2 p.m. Tliere is no charge for con vocation tickets. Expansion starts Work starts this week onxex- pansion of the Canada Packers Eeed plant at 208 26th St. N. The inspection and develop- ment department issued a 300 building permit Wednesday for Apex Construction to in- crease the storage area anc shipping bin capacity of the plant. MORPHINE FOR SANITY Aaron Mann, second from right, assistant director of Emergency Health Services shows Lethbridge Community College nursing students tSs pharmacy in the Claresholm emergency hospital. He is holding a tube of morphine, which he said could be useful in preserving sanity during war or disaster. Ervin Phoro Minimum wage disappoints unions Choral music The Southminster Junior Girls' Choir and the Anne Campbell Singers will begin season with a rock opera titled Joseph's Dream- coat, to be presented Oct. 28 and 29 in the Yates Memo- rial Centre. On the same program is the Southminster Junior Girls' Choir's 18th operetta, The Pink Siamese. The choir is a 50-member group of girls age 9 to 13 years, and accom- panied by Tat Wright. The annual presentation of the Singing Tree by a 60- m e m b e r group of Anne Campbell Singers and Teen Clefs is scheduled for Dec. 10 at the Yates Memorial Cen- tre. An afternoon and evening performance will be given. Then- Spring Stag '73 con- cert will take place in March, also in the Yates Memorial Centre. City union spokesmen "disappointed" with the 20- cent-per-hour minimum wage hike for the new year, announc- ed by the provincial govern- ment Wednesday. "How in the devil Is a man earning minimum wage supposed to support a asked a union spokesman, who replied to his own question with: "It's impossible." "Between minimum wage earners, of which there are plenty in Lethbridge, and pen- sioners, poverty is becoming an increasing fact of he said. The hike isn't enough Agricultural mechanics expanded at LCC this fall The Lethbridge Community College will offer an expanded program in Agricultural Me- chanics this fall to help take tiie load off 'facilities at the Olds Regional College. Dr. David Clark, director of the school of agriculture, has sent a letter to all machinery dealers in the area advising them of the expansion and out- lining the new program. "The first year of this pro- gram is offered at both and Olds. Tlic second year is offered only at Olds. "The Olds College has no room for more students this year." Dr. Clark said the program is aimed at training mechanics for the agriculture machinery trade or for those engaged in farming who require a greater knowledge of agriculture me- chanics. Tha first session starts Oct. 16. Thespians busy are to cover the rising cost of food prices since the last hike (in He said both the Economic Council of Canada and the Al- berta Federation of Labor have stated families earning less per year are be- low the poverty line. A per hour minimum wage and 40-hour work week gives a wage-earner per year or just past the pov- erty level. "Even if the government had set per hour as the min- imum wage it still wouldn't have been but it would have allowed lor substantial improvements for many peo- the union spokesman said. "Too many local companies are paying just around the min- imum wage mark." "The minimum wage-earning man who supports a family isn't In a position to argue about higher pay because he doesn't want to lose his job. "Organized labor in Leth- bridge will continue to fight for a reasonable minimum the spokesman promised. The Lethbridga Musical Theatre has chosen Man of La Mancha as its 10th anni- versary production, to run Nov. 10 to 25 for a total of 14 performances. The musical is set in a Spanish prison in the 16th Century and tells of the ad- ventures of Don Quixote through the Interpretation of his creator, Miguel Cervantes. Director Dick Hells will also take (he leading role of Don Quixote Cervantes, with Marion Marlowe, star of the Broadway production in New York, taking the dual female lead of Aldonza Dulcinca. There is a cast of 30. The set and many of the costumes were obtained from the Banff Centre School of Fine Arts. Symphony orchestra MELODRAMAS FEATURED The CBC's Purple Playhouse television series will feature eight hour-long vintage melod- ramas. The Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra will present its first concert of the season Dec. 4. The March 26 concert will feature a performance of Beethoven's violin concerto by Dr. Howard Leyton- Brown, former concert mas- ter of the London Philhar- monic Orchestra hi England, and director of the Rcglna Conservatory of Music. The string section of the or- chestra will combine with the Lethbridge Symphony Chorus for an oratorio May 7. The chorus wul also give a concert of semi-popular mu- sic Jan. 29. All performances will be held in the Yatea Memorial Centre. The 40-member University of Lethbridge Choir will stage a concert Dec. 6 fat St. Augusin's Anglican Church. The concert is currently un- der consideration by the CBC for regional broadcast. The principal work of the choir's April 11 performance in the Yates Memorial Cen- tre is the Faure Requiem. Guest artists are George Skipworth and Betty KoIocVziej, former U of L choir.member and currently a student of the University of Alberta. Conductor of the choir Is Professor Lucien Needham; accompanist Is pianist Pro- fessor Louise Chapman. Overture series The Lethbridge Overture Concert Series will get under way Dec. 6 with the appear- ance of The Canadian Opera Company. All concerts are held in the Yates Memorial Centre. The company will present Mozart's comic opera Cosi Fan Tutte in English with a full orchestra accompani- ment. February features Vienna Nights, an operetta from the concert halls of Europe with' a collection of 19th century waltzes. Jose Molina Dailes Espan- will entertain in March with an evening of Spanish dancing. The May concert is a per- formance by the CBC Van- couver Kadio Orcliestra. Con- ductor of the 30 instrumental- ists is John Avison. The spe- cific date has not been set. Tickets to the concerts are sold on a membership basis. Memberships will be avail- able beginning in October. High-speed auto chase ends in arrest of youth A 20-minute high-speed chase back and forth across the city and involving several City Po- lice cars, roadblocks and speeds of 85-miles-per-hour Wednesday night ended in a court appearance for a city man this morning. Leslie Brooks, 17, of 1615 Scenic Heights, who had al- ready been before the courts four times this year for driving while disqualified. pleaded guilty again to another charge plus dangerous driving. The chase, which crossed the city twice, saw Brooks evade police once, only fo be pursued shortly after by several cars. During the chase he manag- ed to evade one road block, and it was only after he lost control of his car and skidded to a halt on the front yerd of a house in the 700 block on 16th St. N., that police apprehended him. Judge A. H. Elfbrd remand- ed Brooks in custody until later tcrtay for sentencing. Judge Elford told Brooks who will be 18 in 25 days, that hi cause it was his fifth court ap- pearance he could not sec to avoid sending him to jail. "That's obviously where you belong." Brooks told court he had lost Ills licence earlier this year be- cause of the demerit points he had amassed. For each charge of driving while disqualified an additional six months Is automatically tacked on to the suspension period. In addition to the driving charges, Brooks also pleaded guilty to two counts of pretences and a third charge is pending. He is scheduled to appear Sept. 27th for sentencing and election find plea on the third charge. Andy Russell INVITES YOU FOR AN HOUR WITH YOUR PRIME MINISTER TUESDAY, SEPT. 26 EXHIBITION PAVILION A.M. TO 10.30 A.M. BUSES DIRECTLY TO EXHiBITION GROUNDS FROM THE UNIVERSITY A.M. AND A.M. DOWNTOWN FROM 4th AVE AND 6th ST. S. AT A.M. ;