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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Computers plotting against ivomen OTTAWA (CP) Women looking tor a more acUvc role in society may face n potcnl enemy Ihe computer, says Communications Minister Rob- ert Stanhury. Mr. Slanbury Bald recently thai "Icchnotofiy may be plot- tine ncw waJ's of Isolating Girl Guide sessions Girl Guide lenders and local association members will at- tend a basic training program this weekend in the Ec'llevtjo Community Hall. Brownie and guide cere- monies will commence on Fri- day at p.m., a pack and a company demonstrating activities. Sessions will also be held from 9 a.m. to p.m. on Saturday, and a noon lunch will be served by the Bellevue Local Association. The regular montbly (raining session on April 18th will in- clude a report by (he rangers on the first session of the Al- berta Clirls' Parliament, which was held in Edmonton during the Easter holidays. This meeting will be held at p.m. in the Scout Guide Hall in Lethhridge, and all lead- ers, rangers, cadets and senior guides arc urged to atlend. women to an unprecedented de- lie was speaking at the be- ginning of n three-day sympo- sium on communications and (he home sponsored by Lite Iloy- yal Society of Canada. Mr. Slnnuury said that "rosy pictures have been painted of Ihe housewife being able to shop and choose menus with the help of a computer termi- nal In Ihe home. Purchases could Ire automatically charged to bank accounts. He suggested this could lead to greater isolation for women. Mr. Slanbury also said that there seems to be a need for more community communica- tions systems in the North. lie said (he communications department now is evaluating a community radio telephone sys- tem In Rankin Inlet, N.w'.T. The system allows residents to broadcast to (he entire commu- nity by dialing zero on the tele- phone. The communications depart- ment would be installing number of these systems this summer In remote communities in the Koewatln District o[ the Northwest Territories northwestern Ontario. and This would be a part of a pilot pro- ject on community communi- cations. NOT TOO COLIt Milk should not be kept in ex- cessive cold as milk which is frozen and then thawed have its flavor affected. may RUMMAGE SALE BERHLEN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HALL 1020-10th Ave. North Saturday, April 15th a.m. CUBAN SCHOOL Students walk Ihrough courlyard at Ihe Isle of Pines iecondary school, one of Cuba's "schools in the country." The rural boarding schools are being built lo bring sludenti into contact with Cuba's ogricullural base and a form-work program is buill inlo the cirriculum. (CP Plioto) SopJiie rides snowmobile to check her trap lines CANDLE LAKE Sask. (CP> Each morning during the winter, Sophie Hayes takes off on her snowmobile for a trip over a 35-mile area to check her more than 150 traps. Mrs. Hayes, one of four women trappers in tills area 50 miles northeast of Prince Al- Ijert, has been working trap line's for more than 35 years, starting a regular routine on her honeymoon. Trapping lur-bearing animals was tough In those days, sho said in an interview. Traps had to be checked every two or 1 three days and ahe was on the trail Irom morning until night, carrying a packsack and mak- ing her way on snow-shoes. "That was something I learned on my lo walk (n snowshoes." She'd done a lillle trapping with her brothers "for fun." But when she married Wally Hay she joined the trapping life for good. They started (heir married life trapping in the Goldfields area in northwestern Saskatche- wan. She was (he first white woman in the area. Dog teams and walking were the only ways lo get around then. MALL See the many displays in the and outdoors on ihe Parking Lot. MALL 2025 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE 40 STORES TO SERVE YOU Ann Lande rs DEAR ANN LANDERS: Two monttis ego I borrowed my girlfriend's floor cleaner. While I was setting up the cleaner it caught on fire. I called her immediately and told her what had happened. I explained I had Dot done anything that there must have been a short someplace and I would take it lo the repair shop for her at once. Three weeks later the man from the shop called to soy the price for repairing Ihe cleaner would be SW. I telephoned my friend and told her about the repair charge and asked her how much she had paid for it new. She said, "Sixty dol- lars." I told her I'd lake the cleaner to another shop and get a second estimate. Her reply was, "I think you ought to buy me a new machine" I was shocked. Yesterday 1 bought a new floor cleaner for her and It cost Do I do the right thing or am I a Broke In Illinois DEAR FLAT: Was the giiTs friendship worth If you had not replaced the floor cleaner it would be curtains. The luirden is on the borrower, not Ihe lender. Granted, your nose is slightly out cl joint, but if I were in your place I'd rather it be my nose than hers. You did the right thing and I salute you. DEAR ANN LANDERS: I earnestly believe lhat even' person has Ihe right lo be nutty on one subject. My subject is cigarette smoking. I've always hated it especially in women. After thai government report established an indispu- table link between cigarettes and lung cancer, I was sure millions of would quit smoking. But they didn't. Now, a doctor in California, has discovered something that will probably have a far grealer impact on women than tho fear of lung cancer. The doctor has proven that cigarette smoking can result in premature wrinkles. It has been known for years that nicotine causes the small blood vessels in Ihe skin to contract. Over a period of time this could produce wrinkling. So please print my letter, Ann, and let's hope that by appealing to the vanity of heavy smokers we can get them to put an end to the self-destruction. A Person Who Loves People DEAR PERSON: I love people, too, but I learned long ago lhat yon can't save people from themselves. Heavy smokers are physically addicted to tobacco as surely as the junkie who is hooked on smack, And, in addition to the physi- cal addiction there's a psychological problem. He must- like himself well enough lo go through the discomfort of kicking his habit. Unless the addict is willing to suffer the pangs of withdrawal, nothing can help him. Are drugs O.K. If you learn, how to control them? Can they lie of help? The answers are in Ann Landers' new book- let, ''Straight Dope On Drugs." For each booklet ordered send a dollar bill, plus a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope W cents postage) to Ann Landers, Box 3446, Chicago, Illinois 60B51 THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "Madam, have you seen Harriet Parker? Thai gal who gets my breakfast every morning." Friday, April H, 1972 THE LFTH2RIDGF HERA1D 17 90-HOUR PRISON RIOT A year CQO monfh, B.lly Knight, o prisoner at the Kingston Penilenliary, ilnrlcd a riol lhal wont on for almost four tVightomng days. In Weekend Magazine Solyrday, flon Haggarl ,who wai a member of ihe citiron's commillee formod lo jcltlt? the uprising, re- porrs on the man who stared it, and rclli whnl lino riol wai liko from the viewpoint of the priionen. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINF WEEKEND SPECIALS at CENTRE VILLAGE CENTRE VILLAGE IGA ALSO FEATURES FREE DELIVERYI S7ORE HOURS. Opin Dally 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Thurlday Friday 9 a.m. To 9 p.m. MARTENS COALDALE Open Mondoy thru Friday 8 a.m. 1o 6 p.m Saturday ft a.m. to 9 p.m. PRICES EFFECTIVE UNTIL CLOSING SATURDAY, APRIL 15lh, 6.P.M. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO IIMIT QUANTITIES RUMP ROAST TABLERITE, CANADA CHOICE, BONELESS Ib FRYERS Cut up tray peck, frozen Ib. c TOP VALU MILK 16-oz. HEINZ TOMATO KETCHUP 11 fi. 01. TOP VALU PEANUT BUTTER TEXAS RUBY RED GRAPEFRUIT S6'J ;