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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Widneidoy, Seplimbir 29, 1971------------------------------------- CMHA flying day popular with Lethbridge residents Worth Iheir weight in cop- per. The Canadian Mental Health Association sponsored a scenic flight over tlie city on Sunday. The fare, two cents for every pound a person weighed, at- tracted 350 people to Kenyon Field. The total amount gath- ered for the day, after the ex- penses of aircraft gas and oil, was S700. Molly Mitchell, a full time worker with CMHA said she was pleased with the turnout, but she was sorry that so many people had to be turned away. The CMHA provides extra pat this ser- Innovative project conference here The first of four Alberta Con- ferences on Innovative Projects will be held at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Oct. 1-2. Each conference is being planned to assist teachers, prin- cipals, superintendents and school board members to plan and develop practical innova- tive projecls. Sponsored by the Alberta Ad- visory Committee on Educa- tional Studies and Uic Alberta Innovative Projects Board, the conference will deal with the original concept of innovative projects, what has happened to date, how to develop a propo- sal for a project and prepara- tion of individual projects. I The program includes reports and concepts of innovative pro- jects, problems with and devel- opment of proposals and actual development, with consultation, of individual projects. The projects developed at the conference will b e discussed, with consideration by the board of group projects developed the previous day. Because of the group and in- dividual activity, only a limit- ed number of participants can be accommodated. School boards are asked to sponsor teachers, administrators and board members and other or- ganizations are asked to spon- sor participants. therapy for the patients in soulliern Alberta mental hospi- tals. The workers, strictly vol- unteer, take the patients bowl- ins, swimming, and leach them yoga and crafts. The patients do not have to pay for vice. Each year the CMHA re- ceives from (lie United Appeal. "Canvassing is not allowed to raise extra funds throughout tlie said Mrs. Mitchell. "The association must give people something for their money as in this case witfi a flight over the city." The flying time o f seven planes was donated. The Leth- bridge Flying Club donated two planes; Southwest Aviation do- nated two, Lethbridge Air ser- vice donated one, Norm Bullied and Pet Lewko donated their plane and time to fly, and Bob Brown of Fort Macleod do- nated his aircraft and his time for the day. Other pilots donating their time were Jack Boeder, Nor- man Fisk, Ken Woodman, Roy Price, Keith Dalgliesh, Morris Thompson, Hans LeBlanc, Lar- ry Garber, Herbert EUerman, and Jack Giffin. Nine Lethbridge Jaycees also were on hand to help weigh the passengers and collect the fares. Boy Scouts seek help through United Appeal By MARGARET LUCKIIURST Staff Writer Tlie Boy Scout movement all across Canada, encompassing about 700 boys in the Leth- bridge area has been updated. Today's programs are much more boy centred than for- merly. Instead of having a scout leader running a particular pro- gram, the idea now is to con- sult the boys themselves and concentrate more on their needs as individuals. Shared leadership, it is felt, helps develop a sense of re- sponsibility in the boys and as- sists them in arriving at deci- sions. The first scout troop in Leth- bridge was organized in 1917 under the sponsorship of the LDS Church. Following this the movement spread through southern Alber- ta to involve eventually more than scouts, cubs and the more recently organized pro- gram called "Venturers." In the updating process the old badge and award scheme has been modified so that boys can work towards these goals at their own level of compe tence without any undue ores sure. On the other hand, camping is still very much as large a part of scouting experience as it has always been. Camp Im pecsa, near Pincher Creek, is a busy place during the sum mer and the training the scouts receive there in many facets of outdoor living lasts them all then- lives. The Boy Scout program is assisted by the United Appea! funds. Without this aid the cosl of operating the program would be prohibitive even with all the volunteer help and donations from private sources. Fees lor (he scouts would have to be doubled, making it financially difficult for some boys to continue. In making your contribution to the United Appeal this year ACTIVE TV 1971 CLEARANCE SPECIALS 26" RCA COLOR CONSOLE Black Matrix screen, powerful MARK II A chassis, automatic (ml fine Juning, imlont on, solid slate tuner, walnul cabinet. Regular NOW................... 26" RCA COLOR LOW BOY cabinet. Black Matrix screen, automatic Mnl and fine tuning. Solid slale components, Atculinl chassis with lolal coior tuning- Regular NOW................... 17" RCA COLOR TV AFT volts picture power Instant on.. Regular NOW Many, Many More To Choose From All Reduced lo moke room for 1972 stock arriving soon. '629 none iini ana S649 S449 1972 20" RCA Color TV AFT New vista chassis with Black Matri; tube and solid staio color circuits, lighted channel indicator. Instant picture. Regular SPECIAL picture All ictt carry a 5 year Proltctlon Plan and JorvJced by our ftcnnlciani ACTIVE TV SERVICE 1238 3rd Ave- S. 327-5020 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TIU 9 P.M. remember thai helping boys in a program as worthwhile and as sound as the Boy Scouts is not only helping our comu- nily but is a benefit to the coun- try as well Total United Appeal contribu- tions to date are Newkirk elected Reggie Newkirk, director of the Napi Friendship Associa- tion in Pineher Creek, was elected to the executive board of the National Friendship Cen- tre Association at its annual conference in Edmonton re- cently. Representatives from five provinces Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Man- itoba and Ontario were elect- ed to the executive. Rose Yellowfeet, director of the Lethbridge centre, who also attended the Edmonton confer- ence, said the purpose of the national provincial association is to "present the common con- cerns, interests, needs and opinions of all friendship cen- tres These, In turn, are made known to the two senior level: of government and to other na- tional and provincial organiza- tions through normal democra- tic channels, she said. Friendship centres are non- political, non sectarian, auto- nomous social service agencies KEG NEWKIRK !oealed in Iwth urban and rural communities. Mrs. Yellowfeet said al- liough the Lethbridge Friend- ship Centre has been in opera- ion for 15 months "many Koplc still have no idea what it s about. ft was intended for the use of all people towards the better communication between Indian other races, other than the business world, government Rcncies, hotels, cafes and ru- igious groups nil of them mainly white. Friendship centres serve too many purposes (o list, she said. "It works in two ways come and help with what you have to offer, or if you arc carching for an answer, we mighl be able lo help. "All people ran give n hclp- ng hand as well as use a hclp- ng she said. "Let's get to know one an- ithcr and work Is ho role the Friendship Centre takes. GREG HALES Hales opens campaign office Gregory Hales, Lethbridge mayoralty candidate has an- nounced the establishment of his campaign headquarters at 2417 J4th Ave. Mr. Hales will be holding a press conference Monday at 6 p.m. at campaign headquarters lo outline and discuss his cam- paign objectives. The telephone number of the campaign headquarters is 328- A GOOD START Australia began the new fin- ancial year with a favorable trade balance of about mil- lion for July. Action Canada shunned in south On the eve ot Action Canada's first national convention, it ap- pears that the fledgling polili- cal movement headed by Paul Hellyer is getting a cold shoul- der from soulliern Albertans. To date, the movement lisls only lu-ee members from the Lethbridgc district, although another four persons are given an "reference prosjKcis" by Ac- lion Canada organizers. George Skclton, pro torn chairman of the Action Canada committee in Calgary, told The Herald an up-to-date list of Seminar planned on farm produce A one day seminar bringing together leaders in government, industry and farm organizations to discuss problems and oppor- tunities in the export of Prai- rie farm produce will be held in Edmonton Oct. 20. Sponsored by the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, the seminar will deal with two main areas trade opportun- ities and meeting the market challenge. R. A. (Boo) Simmons, vice- president of Western Canadian Advance poll approved The establishment of an ad- vance poll for the Oct. 13 civic election was approved by city council Monday- Persons anticipating being out of the city on election day will be able to vote at city hall between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Oct. 7, 8 and 9. Seed Processors Ltd. of Lelh- bridge and W. W. Lasby, vice- president of Canada Packers Ltd. of Toronto will address the morning session. Colonel R. L. Houston, presi- dent of the Canada Japon Trade Council will give the key- note address, speaking on op- portunities for agricult u r a 1 trade. Alberta Marketing Commis- sioner Harry Hargrave will in- troduce Dr. M. W. Menzies, president of the M. Menzies Group Ltd. of Winnipeg and P. F. Hamilton, advisor for the Palliser Whelt Growers Asso- ciation from Rngina for the af- ternoon session. Although the seminar is pri- marily for delegates chosen by specific organizations, a limit- ed number of individuals be allowed on a first come- first-served basis. Australia imported goods val- ued at million during July. members was not available, but that .the most recent one had no members to add to I he original, which was compiled in August. He said there was an appar- ent lack of commital evident in Alberta, particularly in the south. Membership figures for the province are "away be- hind" the numbers that have registered in other provinces, especially British Columbia and Ontario, he said. As yet, no local organization has been formed. Action Coun- cils Iccal groups composed of all Action Canada members wilhin a single federal riding being formed across Can- ada, once membership in the riding readies 25. The Action Canada national convention, set for Oct. 1-3 in Toronto, has sent invitations to members all across the country. Also invited are "progressives" from all political parlies, to par- ticipate as observers. The convention theme will be "action program for economic stability and improved quality of life." Policy issues and lead- ership candidates will be voted on by all members; those un- able to attend are to be polled through a telephone book-up. Drug education program under way in public schools A drug policy is being im- plemented in Lethbridge cily schools, with its main feature a comprehensive drug educa- tion program. Teachers have been provided with special information on drugs and have tckcn a short course in drug identification presented by city police. Bob Gall, director of school services for the pubEc school district said it appears action procedures for drug offenders in schools have been effective and "only a few occasions has it been necessary for us to actually involve the police in le- gal action." The department of Culture, Youth and Recreation is provid- ing a special consultant to eva- luate tlie effectiveness of the drug education program. Mr. Gall said the program has received a high level of co- operation from social agencies and tlie police department. B.C. man injured A Richmond, B.C. man re- ceived serious cuts to his head when the car he was driving collided with a lamp standard on Highway 3 West, near the high level bridge shortly alter 5 p.m. Wednesday. Gerald Boshman was taken to St. Michael's General Hos- pital, treated for head cuts and released. It was reported one cut required 15 stitches to close. ON SALE: SEPT. 29 30 OCT. 1 2 QUILTED NYLON HOT PANT SET CROCHETED WOOL HEADWEAR i 11 M imported from llaly! I) Grcal selection A TEEN FASHION DOLL FREE WITH THE PURCHASE OF ANY THREE OUTFITS AT THE REGULAR PRICES OF 1.J7 OR 1.97 Boi! DOLL OUTFITS KITCHEN GADGETS BOX Terrific Value! Choose any ihree outfits at ths regular price and get a (all doll, rcijularly priced at 1.57 FRtE! Fruit Juicer, Meat Thermometer, Cake Decorator and many more SHELVING ONE TOUCH PHOTO ALBUM MAGNETIC SWEEP BROOM 4 SHEWES-36" high 5 SHEIVES-47" higl, KRISCE SPECIAL PRICE KftrSGE SPECIAL PRICE 7.77 9.77 EA. EA. 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