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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta April t, 1974 THE UTMMIIMM HtHAtO -11 Last of the hockey sticks Soon hockey sticks and gloves will be replaced for bats and footballs as the weather gets warmer and the days get longer. These youngsters, at the playground on 4th Street S enjoy one of their last hockey games Women in custody must remain in their cells Ann Landers CALGARY (CP) Calgary women in custody will continue to stay in the cramped confines of the City Police lock up while men awaiting trial are moved into the new remand centre, says the Alberta President of the Elizabeth Fry Society Ellen Krempien said in an interview during the weekend the provincial government has made an "mdenfensible decision" in not providing facilities for women in the new centre, scheduled to open April 16 There was no consultation with people in the correction field or citizens in general before the building was constructed Most disturbing is that PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES BLACKOUT (Played Until Won) LETHBRIDQE ELKS LODGE ROOM people being held in police cells have not been convicted of anything, but are treated as criminals, she said "The concept of remand is only to ensure that the accused will appear for trial He hasn't been judged, nor is he being punished but we built a medieval forest She said the building plans were short-sighted and "the whole idea of how people will be taken care of in there was ill-conceived from the beginning J D Lee, Alberta's Director of Corrections, said there now are no facilities planned for women in the new building and women will continue to stay in police cells He declined to comment on what provisions may be made in the future for women in custody At present women must remain in their cells most of the time becai se there is no other space for them He said his department would be looking into possible renovations which would allow space for recreation But the cells belong to the City LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE 1234-3rd N. Regular Wednesday Night p.m. 25 GAMES-DOUBLE MONEY CARDS-MANY EXTRAS THIS WEEK-JACKPOT IN SO NUMBERS Enter lor the Draw S cirdi cirdi pijra Double-Door Prize Wo one under 16 years allowed tc play Lethbridge DIUPA Wednesday Fish Game Assoc. DIHUll at JACKPOT IN 50 NUMBERS 3 4th ith 10th In 7 GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE FREE CARPS EAOLES HALL 1311) ST. N. FREE No CMMren Under 1S __________ ot Calgary and without permission we don't do anything to their building Men in the new building will have an enclosed concrete area outside where they can exercise and also will be provided with television, a library, hobby and craft materials Asked if women would be allowed to use the men's recreation areas, Mr Lee said "I would think at the present time the answer would be no but we would like to give them equal programs It would have been more practical to have had both men's and women's cells in the new building, but the women's section was left out 'due to a lack of land, he said The city police cells for women consist of a large barred room containing ten metal bunks and three smaller cells designed to hold two people each Sometimes women are allowed out of the cells to help fold sheets or do other work, a prison matron said Otherwise they can read magazines or do puzzles But a woman who has spent time in the cells said "all you did was walk around and talk to yourself And another woman said she had spent a month in the cells and "I sort of went nuts after awhile and tried to get out of there but they just wouldn't listen to me She said she read and re- read some old magazines and books and volunteered to do some cleaning" because there was nothing else for me to do No he s not trying to catch the but he rices it to work he got shoes from Green i Children's Shoes for Easter Dear Am. Landers- Your answer to the woman who hated going to couples parties because the men go off to one side of the room and the women huddle together on the other side, was lousy According to you, most women are dummies who can't talk about anything but recipes, laundry bleaches and their kids Such trivia bores the men (you so they drift away from the girls to discuss more substantive topics, such as world affairs, politics, and the economic state of the universe Last night my husband and l attended a party and the crowd was, as you described, divided according to sex The women were discussing national politics and the oil crisis It was a spirited exchange because there were several well-informed gals there who held opposite points of view I meandered to the other side of the room to listen to what the men were into There were three conversations going One guy was telling a dirty joke, another fellow was talking about guns The third bore was running down his boss. I stood it for about ten minutes, then went back to the women It was a welcome relief This letter will, of course, wind up in -the wastebasket because it upsets your oft repeated theory that men are smart and women are stupid Dora Dear D.D.: Please don't put words in my mouth. Stupidity knows no gender There are brilliant women and stupid men everywhere you look and I know plenty of both I happen to prefer co- educational conversational evenings, but eight times out of ten, if the group is divided according to sex, I'd rather be with the men Generally speaking, their topics are more substantive Dear Ann Landers: Am I addle brained, immature, or just normal' As a teenager I would fall madly in love and tell myself, "This is IT." Six- months later, I'd be sick of the sight of my Romeo and break it off At age 24 I married "the mart of my dreams Within a year, he irritated me beyond endurance What used to be out-of-this-world sex turned into an ordeal I tried my darnedest to make the marriage work for the sake of our two small children, but after six years I told him I couldn't stand the phonmess of our relationship and we were divorced Immediately I fell madly in love with an unstable but handsome charmer We were married the first legal moment Now, two years later, I see all his faults which should have been apparent before We are in the process of being divorced I need to know if this is the way most marriages are Do people get sick of each other and stay together for appearance's sake, or for jconvemence7 I have always held a full time job and the people I work with praise my patience and personality They think I'm great What do you think, Inward In The Bay Area Dear Looking: I think a woman who is a two time loser at the age of 32 had better do a lot more "looking inward" before she considers another marriage You need some self exploration with a professional to learn why you become bored with men after you capture them This pattern which has persisted since you were a teenager indicates that emotionally you are STILL back in high school Drugs? How" much is too much? Is pot O.K.' Is L.S.D. too much7 If you're on dope or considering it, get Ann Landers's new booklet, "Straight Dope on Drugs." For each booklet ordered, send a dollar bill plus a self-addressed, stamped envelope postage) to Ann Landers, P.O. Box 3346, Chicago, III. 60654. 'SUNFLOWER' by BiMtt r Brown (exactly as illustrated) Crepe Sole Sizes 8V, to 4 B and C widths Joe GREEN'S SHOES Downtown on Sixth Strott LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY It 8 p.m. JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 57 NUMBERS OR LESS let OAMI MM JACKPOT Mh OAMM (X) 10th aomo 1800 Jackpot In 52 Fftll MIS MftVICI HOWM APTM MNOO MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC ftMMMM AND OMITS NOHMANOV LOOK M CMILDMN UNDIH IS NOT ALLOWID -The Family Birth control measures needed to help cut down dog and cat population With inflation sending cat and dog food up into the luxury bracket and world food shortages reaching the acute stage in many areas, perhaps it is time birth control measures were extended to the canine and feline world. This is the opinion of Mrs George Kandel, president of the Lethbridge Humane Society, who wants to see the city undertaking a spaying and neutering program to help cut down the cat and dog population She estimates one cat, with three or four Utters per year can give birth to more than a thousand offspring within a 10-year cycle Mrs Kandel recommends that cats be licensed, like dogs, with part of the fees collected, to be used by the city for a spaying program Licensed cats could be tattoed in the ear lobe, rather than forced to wear a collar, which presents a danger of choking "We've got to start Mrs Kandel said "There have been more stray, hungry cats this winter than ever before and the number will continue to increase unless something definite is done about it" Since the city pound doesn't WHEY PRODUCED Canada annually produces 2 6 billion pounds of whey, a byproduct of cheese manufac- turing pick up cats Mrs Kandel's telephone has been ringing all winter with requests for pick- up She says one brand of tinned cat food has jumped from two for 43 cents to two for 59 cents and a brand of dry food now sells at six little bags for 40 Her monthly food bill for her three cats and three dogs comes to without allowing for the price of milk. "If I couldn't afford to feed my cats and dogs I would put them to Mrs Kandel says flatly, "but there are many people who don't feel that strongly about caring for their pets. We find so many of them kick their cats out before their litters are born with the result we are left with strays plus baby litters She believes birth control pills for cats and dogs would be fine except the owner would have to buy them continually Paying the to have a cat spayed is a one- time expenditure Present vet costs are for neutering, for spaying a cat of six months of age and to spay a cat who has already had a litter Mrs Kandel believes the new animal shelter to be built in North Lethbridge is large enough to accommodate a visiting vet, perhaps on a weekly basis, who could neuter or spay cats and dogs on a regular basis She feels all cats picked up by the poundkeeper should be spayed Calendar Christian Science will hold a prayer and testimony meeting at 7.30 p m. Wednesday in the Christian Science Church Everyone welcome The executive of the Ladies Auxiliary of the ANAF. 58, will meet at 8 p m Wednesday in the club rooms The general meeting of-the Galbraith Home and School will be held at 8 p m Wednesday Guest speaker will be Norma Sturble, publicity chairman of the Lethbridge Early Childhood Services Planning Committee Friendship Lodge 729 will hold the regular meeting at 8 p m Wednesday in the IOOF Hall Usual lunch The Hi Neighbor Club will hold a dance from 7 30 to 9 30 p m at the Lotus Inn Everyone welcome. HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services NNtf Firnillrt. Tip, HouiMd Edicts Cell 32I-2IH For Pickup Service OR LEAVE AT 412 Ul AVE S. Sears Here's where to find the newest, crispest pro .pant sets, dress and smock styles for every girl or woman... at Sears 'Uniform Shop' We also take orders for special styles to suit your particular needs. Whether you need one for you... hundreds for your company... come to Sears. Let's .work it out together! Ladies'Wear Simpsons-Sears Ltd. at Simpsons-Sears you gat (he finest guarantee Mtltfactlon or money rtfundvd and free delivery Open duly IrOin 9 30 a m to S 30 p m Thursday and Friday 9 30 am 10900pm Centre Villtge Mill Telephone 328-9231 ;