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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THf UTMBRIDPE WRAID Thuorfcy, April 13. By JUDE TURIC Horald Staff Writor Somewhere along Die way, past Ihc mark of your birthday, someone in your group is bound to fall to the will you marry me bug. and say yes "Our (iisL casiinlity happened almost two years ago, and although it was a very happy occasion, it still reduced our numbers from a nice round five, io a sickly four. Heather Lee's pending ceremony brought about a great many hurried and harried preparations. managed to sail through several showers, sev- eral conferences on Hie lype of dresses we wanted, and nut female version of the famous male stag. All seemed most bright and cheery and we all thought nothing, but nothing, could go wrong so close to the appointed tie-the-knot date. In the midst of all the planning fun, we managed to overlook the simple fact Hint Um im-'d nf i-or1-. a nurse by profession, was scheduled to work nights that particular weekend. To the layman, this is a minute detail, and one which should be quite simple lo change with a few strategically pulled strings. To the nurse, nights means working (he graveyard shift 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. and no one in their right mind is game to switch for the thrill of working nights. As it was. Doe happened to be stuck with nights, and had no luck in her attempt to change her lot. Friday and Saturday of the wedding proved lo be a humorous combination of enjoying ourselves, and trying lo keep a maid of honor awake during liie event. Doe's lime slrclch began lale Friday afternoon when the bride and bridesmaids had a buchcloress dinner together, followed up with a run-lhrough rehearsal, topped with a bridal party slosh and gobble to slarl celebrations for the next day. Doe pulltd through jusl fine, and bade farewell lo all, in lime to stall work. The next morning, found her almost asleep under the hair dryer after being awake for fG hours and a wedding still ahead of her. By Saturday noon, Doe had faded off into slight whimpers of uh-huh, whenever a question was asked, and then had a miraculous recovery round about Ihc time we were leaving for the church. Her eyos were camouflaged with light make-up to hide persistent 1-want-to-slcep marks, and a wake-up pill restored some vitality to her otherwise limp body. All went well for several hours thereafter, and none suspected that the pep pill would eventually wear off. At least not until we noticed her head dipping pre- cariousl.v over the mashed potatoes and gravy. Things began lo gel progressively worse as the dinner wore on, and wilh her purse and saving pills out of reach, the best we could do was allemate giving Doe shaq> elbow jabs. The final tinkle of glasses heralded an en masse brid- al rush lo retrieve a purse; conduct an organized shuf- fle for glass, pill, and a quick downing of Hie saviour for blurry-eyed Doe. Four hours of polkas and butterflys, and four hours aftcr-the-dance party kept her wide awake. And al- though we worried intermittently about Hie side effects and brain damage. Doe pulled through all 37 hours, re- gained her poise in an eight-hour cat nap, and put in another eight-hour stint with continuing festivities he- fore heading back lo her duties. For the next wedding, she wangled a four-day leave. rr iinmia] report WOK mndo heads. a suc- cessful anil profitable year re- ported by all. ami a bank ual- i ance of over Oulg o i n e president, Mrs. Mnry Watklcn gave a summa- TORONTO (CP) Do new- 'lion of Ihc years' activities, ami born baljie.s ckcum a lot lo re-'expressed her llianks to I li o cover from a clifficiiH or jv, onion of Mm parish for Ilia Ihc effects of drugs given their j good work they did during Ihn mothers during labor? pnsL, and during her Uvo-ycar Possibly so, saj's o learn of Kingston. Out. researchers. term of office. Mrs. Wad den presented long Dr. Michael Parlhif-Lon ami: standing mem hers of the Dr. D n g n 11 Campbell o[ Ihc with .scrolls in view of their ai- d e p a r tmouls of psychiatry social ton, ami a League Ser- and pcdialrics at Queen's Uni- vice Pin was presented lo Mrs vcrsily studied 59 newborns Irene Barlram. while (lie infants slept during j Mrs. Bertram has served -r Iv.ilh the in Ihe fir-t Five (lavs of life. They told Ihc Canadian So-; positions, and lias a record of ?iely for Clinical Investigation 3a years of THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "I con understarrJ that you're worried .1'm MY sole means of support, too." KRADLE KOOP BABY CENTRE APRIL 10-16 2 P.M.-9 P.M. A warm welcome is extended to all par- ents who are interested in the welfare of small children. USE THE SERVICE ROAD DIRECTLY WEST OF WOOLCO Everyone Welcome! 2210 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVF. PHONE 328-2509 popular emissary Senior Citizens' Centre WASHINGTON f AP) The United States government's most acclaimed good-will am- bassador, a visitor to 76 coun- tries, recently celebrated her COlh hirthday "I'm doing I've nl- w.iys say.s Pal Nixon, wife of the U.S. president, when she's praised for her work on the president's trip to China or on a recent solo trip lo Africa. Mrs. says her ap- proach has not changed in '25 years as a world traveller she just likes to meet Ihe peo- ple. What's happened is that she is getting more attention, especially on television, since President Nixon sent her on special missions abroad. The China trip on worldwide lele- vision capped the recent round oE increased public ex- posure. Many arc surprised to learn that the slender, blonde, con- servatively-dressed and inde- fatigable Mrs. Nixon is CO. She looks younger. 'I DO THE U'ALKINC1 Her people to people con- tacts hnve been on since tier husband get into public office in 19-Jij. China was Die 75th country she. had visited. Such feats as shaking thou- sands of hands and making arduous rounds of schools, hospitals and institutions have been Mrs. Nixon's trademark. Asked if her trips abroad are more strenuous than her husband's, Mrs. Nixon laugh- ingly told reporters in Africa: "He does the I do the walking." "She jusl laughs whenever they say there's 'a new. re- laxed .Julie Ei.sunhoucr said of her mother. "She's al- says Julie, Is lhat "she never breaks a confidence.'1 Julie said, "if somebody did something silly, or if some vrorld leader told her something personal or private, she never repeats it. ''Thai's why she always makes friends, You have to respect her for it. She could write a hook about all Ihc un- believable things that have happened." Mrs. Nixon's good-will dip- lomatic role on her own started with a relief mission to Peru in the summer of 1D70 when she flew miles lo visit victims of a major An- dean earthquake. Nixon added a new dimen- sion to his wife's role by send- ing her on an official mission to Africa in January lo repre- sent the United Slates at the inauguration of Liberia's new president, and to lell leaders of three African countries his hopes and aims for summit, meetings in Peking and Mns- cow. Thursday: Singing a.m. Saturday: Hutnmage sale, Hi a.m. Everyone welcome. The Golden Mile Singers will appear in the Music Festival at St. Augustine's Hall at. Monday: Keep fit. a m. Tuesday: Singing, a.m., A wlnst drive. p.m. enlerlainmeot nil! Wednesday: I'ot luck lunch, 1 i he held on Friday, April 28 at p.m., movies, '2 p.m. Everyone j f. p.m. Members and guests welcome. I welcome. executive record of service wilh the recently lhat babies spend league. much of (heir steep lime on j The new' cxeeulive for t h o the second and fifth day in ac-1 11172-73 term was named, and of- tive or "dreiiming" sleep. -fleers clcclcd are: They said the proportion o[ Gladys C 1 e c s, president; time spent in active sleep is; Monica Noel, first vice presi- highu.'it in babies whose moth-'dent; Louise l.aqua, third vice crs had been given the most president; sedation and those born after j Dolly Rcimcr, recording sec- a long labor. rclary; Diana Slemko, corres- Dr. Campbell said observers ponding secretary: Amanda sat by the babies' cribs and i Wolfe, treasurer and Fr. F. A, timed "dreaming" by watching Carroll, director. for .small grimaces, eye move- ment and hand movements. Do newborn babies dream Councillors for the year will be: Elaine Scliill, Carol Barry, j Heheccn Tobin, Frances Con- "Why asked Dr. Camp-; tanzo, Calhy Glcnson, Joan hell. i Slcele Dorothy Lneey. RUMMAGE SALE St. Andrew's Church Hall 1818 5 Avenue South Friday, April 14 6.30 p.m. ways been warm and very in- terested in everyone. She al- ways made friends." A reason Mrs. has friends all over the world, love is... u milking quickly njlcr a row. PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS I am a three-time world Lnble tcnnln champion nnd n member of the Chlnene team thfttvlpllcd Canada. Who am I? DO YOU RATE? 91 lo lOOpoirrti TOPSCME: 71 to 80 poinh Good. Bl to 90 point! Excelln-l, 61 to 70 politli Flir. 60 or tftm! YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNA AL Give your .self 10 points Cor each con ect answer. 1 Prime Minister Trudeau ami President Mxnn meet this week In (CHOOSK ONfc: Uastiiriglon, 2 Canadian Energy Minister mot with U.S. officials to dlecusB Canada's bid to transport Alaskan oil by way of the [iinuosed Mackenzie Valley pipeline. a-IJonald Mucdoruild b-Jean Drapenu c-Donald Flelde 3 The rny of 7 IB beginning to plan (01 Lhs 197G Summer Olympics, which It host. B-Toronto b-Quebec c-Mont re O 4 Health Minister John Munrn Approved the pro- posal that doclors be allowed louse heroin legally In the treatment of heroin addicts. True or False? 5 Major league players F taped ihf liist mass play- er strike in the history of profoBKlonrU True or False? PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....electorate a-goneral pardon forof- 2.....amneFtv referendum fenderB b-voters on fln IFPH vote of the people tl-nol r-lpaj-lv rlpfijirrj f.-'argue In fpi-nr o[ FAmiLY DSSCuSSICH QuESnOri How large a nhare of education costE should prop- arty taxpayers henr? STUDENTS PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points names tbat you can correctly match with the clues. 1.....Willy Brsndt a-Kiist Germany Com- munist Party leader b-pofitwar Chancellor :-President, Wnsl Ger- many d-Chnnrel to r, West Helnemmn Germany -Premier, p.Ft ft.....Konrad Adenaueri many 4-1072 VEC.Inc ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE 2 WMll Stoph Erich Honcckcr ;