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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta -nit trmRRtDOi HERAUI VK JM by MAURtCN JAMIESON n (i k'lter Lliis week from a friend resting family this friend, They're tin- 1 know their own two-storey h-nni had tlio plans d In- council, built it, ami as they about (o move :i. liisrnvrrcd they'd forgotten a staiiX'.i.'V I'n.hitbly that's why tlicy're the nnh I know who i small round hole in one comer i; their living room iviih a skinny little spiral loaling up to it. i IY also the only people I knov had this tvau- tiling going with ;i workhorse a dainty little lady iibout 1COO pounds ami goim: under (ho name of Vhrnditc arrived on the scene when Val, the son of the i figured this was a neal way to w't out of cutting pk-'uresqucly-bumpy couple of of grass. was a worker. I'll say thai fm lici1. She never CM eating, anti the grass never looked lictler; until one apparently working! backwards, she stomped onto the cover of an old fifteen-foot well. 'i.iwn went her aft eiul into about dmr feet of water, r, i ;he si-reamed curses nt the top of her voice ami kicked V, ing rlaylichls out nf Hie well wall with her flailing Hulling a Jiorse out of a well is a major operation and siijierior planning, so we held a quick conference a' M'eno (if the disaster. Y.L- figured ttie first thing to do v.-as get her quiet, so vc for the house, found a pail, tossed in a couplo if Imiulfuls of aspirin, a bottle of brandy and half a bolllc pin and added some water for hick. Hack at Ihs well, we lowered the bucket .--.nd waited anx- l-.venlually our hysterical friend co operated and :.'iirperl up most of her cocktail. Somewhat calmer, Aphrodite allowed Val lo crawl doim find faslen a coujtle of ropes arotind her tlltn. He'd worked cut a complicated system of leverage to rescue her, but unfor- tunately the ropes snapped. We didn't know what else lo do so we called the police. Neither did they, but they stayed to watch the show anyway. Then we tried the fire department and got two ladder Inicks complete with crews. They weren't any nclp either, b-it they stuck around to watch By now the place was beginning to iook like tlie fair- grounds during exhibition week. Our nest visitor arrived uninvited, mainly because no ono had thought of him. He was the local representative of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. One glance down the well to assess the situation, and he insisted that Aphrodite had to have a blanket around her I can't remember why but he threatened all sorts of dire results lo the horse, promising to take everybody to court, if tiie old girl wasn't "protected." Strangely enough, he didn't volunteer for the job himself, ro clown Ment Val once more, and tied a moth-eaten old blanket around Aphrodite's bulging waistline. He -ame back soaking wet, with lots of souvenirs In the way of scratches and bruises. Finally, some brain got an idea, and called a local ser- vire station. A short time later, after Val had made one more trip flown the well, Aphrodite rose gracefully into the air and was gently lowered onto solid ground, thanks to an oversize tow truck. She disappeared under mysterious circumstances soon af- terwards, never to be heard of again. Val ended up in hospital with a bout of pneumonia, but when he came out, family and friends all chipped in and bought him an electric mower for his birthday. BRINGING SUNSHINE Through donations from the Sunshine Bags the Women's Auxiliary to the Leth- bridge Auxiliary Hospital purchase games and equip- ment For the comfort and pleasure of the patients. Shown here are a shuffleboard and colored television set which were made possible by last year's donations, loft to right are Mr. Doug Schindeler, assistant adminEstalor, Mrs. Andrea Houllon, president of the auxiliary and Mrs. Barbara Evans, one of the patients, Thii year's lea will be held on Wednesday from 2 to p.m. in the hospital lounge. Walter Kerber Photo CASH BINGO TONIGHT, O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HAU A Blackout Bingo played for till wan every Salurday plui Joeltpoti JACKPOTS NOW AND 5 Cardj for Jl.OO or 2Sc each (totaled Nexl ro No. Fircholl) -circuit rl li HAMILTON' (CP1 Closed- ciraiit television is being used to help teach production sewing in a Canada Manpower course administered b y Cambridge Clothes. Students In the course see silent, close-up shots of skilled workers handling intri- cate work. At one point in their training they also see films ot themselves working. The film is played back to help them spot and correct their own errors, the same technique used to show football players the error of their ways. The program is administered by the clothing company, in co- oper aUon with the provincial and federal governments. The provincial and federal ment.s pay half the cost of the video equipment rental. For each graduate they pay toward the instructor's pay, for the in-school training, and for the shop training. The provincial department of lahor supplies sewing exercise hooks n severa.1 languages. Since the school opened, In December, 1971, all the trainees lave been women. Geoffrey Alcock', an industrial engineer who is Uie school's ad- ministrator, says he believes students can Jearn more readily him in an on-the-joh situation. They can learn at their >ace, with individual attention and the teacher, Janette Berry, is with them full time, which a shop foreman could not possibly Marriage concepts taken from parents Ily JIAUKKKN JAM1KSON Family Editor Parents serve ns an imporl- ant marriage role model for Over 200 pensioners and members of the Original Pen- sioners and Senior Citizens at- tended the annual banquet held at Sven Ericksen's Family Res- taurant recently. Mr. Halmrast acted as mas- ter oE ceremonies for the eve- ning, and Kev. King gave the invocation. Head table guests included Mayor Andy Anderson and Mr. Alex Johnston, who was featured speaker for the dinner. Entertainment was provided by Mr. Ericson and Mr. [lawn who performed lively old time THE BETTER HALF By Barnes JUST ACROSS FROM THE PHONE 327-2658 "My compliments to the chef.. .And could I have the recipe for an orllcle 1 'm doing for the Dog Fancier's selections on the piano and drums, Mr. Johnston showed interest- ing slides of the early days in the Lcthhrklgc area, and Iris commentary was inlcrestijig and enlightening. Boxes of chocolates were giv- en to the oldest man, Mr. Votlv, 93 years young, the oldest woman, Mrs. Noss, and the longest marriedj Mr. and Mrs, Voth, G3 years. Also honored were Mrs. Rose Chomiak, the mother with the most children, 15; and Mrs. So- anen with the most grandchil- dren, 33. The annual Sunshine Bag tea, under the auspices of the Wom- en's Auxiliary to the I.eth- hridge Auxiliary Hospital, will be held in the hospital lounge on Wednesday from p.m. Mrs. Ft. G. Houlton, Mrs, T. Lush and Mrs. T. Moore welcome the guests. Presiding at the tea urns will he Mrs. E. Penner. Mrs. V. Roth, Mrs. E. C. Baldry and Mrs. B. Little. Acting as treasurer and ac- cepting sunshine hags will be Mrs. D. Schindeler and Mrs. Thelma Brown. In charge of the afternoon raffle is Mrs. Anne Alcorn. Decorations are in charge ol Mrs. G. Miller and Mrs. C. Urantncr. Mrs. E. P. Jones wil handle kitchen arrangements. young p e u p 1 e, according to jeorge Mann, associate profes- sor of sociology at the Univer- sity of I.cthbridge. Prof. Mann was addressing n workshop in family dynamics icing held in the city yesterday and today, and sponsored by the university and the Lcthhridge b'amily i-'crvice bureau. In one parent families, he said, "the child very often sees :he parent having to play both and may get n distorted image." PARENTS AUK MODELS A young girl may enter inlo marriage expecting lo carry on this dual role, said Prof. Mann, or a hoy may have an exag- gerated 'definition of his own role. 'A very good example of this Is a young liny raised in a one parent family the father. In this case, the father didn't play the mother role." He ex- pected the son to make meals, wash dishes and do housekeep- ing- The son later married a wo- man raised in a two parenl patriarchal household, where the mother had waited on the father. Each of them, he said, went Into marriage with different concepts. The young couple had chil- dren, he said, and as they grew the father lent a hand with their chores. He felt he was heing helpful, hut the wife re- garded it as a criticism of her role and her wifely duties. INTERACTION "The most dynamic aspect of families as far as sociology is :oncerned, is ProE. ilann claimed. ail members of a Lacking communication, ft young man who has career anv irilions sees his role as work- in Iris profession nnd his wife's main job as helping lo achieve (his end. He may define her role of helping as entertaining colleagues. The wife may have different expectations, tie said. Not hav- ing these ambitions, she may expect her husband to be a good provider while she attends to the more domestic type of du- ties. ADJUSTMENTS Before basic agreement is reached in marriage, Dr. Mann explained, there arc problems of adjustment to be solved. M h r i t a 1 expectations and personal needs must he satis- factorily worked out. Kach partner must make certain adjustments to these ex- pectations to tie congruent with the other person's expectations. There must be mutual satis- faction nnd compatibility. However, according to Prof. Mann, the: whole aspect of mar- ital adjustment is not static. People change over the.years, he said, and continual adjust- ment and cvaltiiitiou are need- ed. 'amity and go through dif- 'crent kinds of families during our entire life." "The interaction that lakes place in our entire life depends on the interaction in the family we are involved in at the pres- ent time." A child should not be too close !o one parent and over iden- tify with him or her, he warn1 id. "It may distort the marital role. A child should identify with both parents." 'In the context of two peopk starting a each person brings a number of factors into the situation. Fie has control over some of these factors, bul very little or none over others, EXPECTATIONS Social patterns, traditions which cover the values and at (iludes a person is raised with and the expectations of. boll self and partner, all affect in- teraction in the relationship, he said; along with outside forces like space and time. "In our society our own household and certain economic are expected. "These are cultural responsibil- ities that everybody has to meet." "No person moves Into the role of husband or wife without some knowledge of the role" of what he or she is to be, and what the partner is to be, said Prof. Mann. Sister club planned for Toastmasters The possiblity of organizing a Toast mistress Club was dis- cussed fit a recent meeting held in the city. Mrs. L. UriUain, of Shelby Montana was present to explain Hie steps to he taken in order lo obtain a charter from (he Jn- ternafionat Toastmaslcrs' Club, Present from the Lcthbridga Jay Wright, president; .Mrs. G. Wright, iUr. Dick Eateman and Mr. J. Hogg. Temporary officers for the Toaslmistrcss Club are. Miss Jay Vvriphl, preidenl; Mrs. G. W. Stcdman, secretary; nnd Mrs. J. treasurer. The next meeting will be held at Phil's Pancake House on Wednesday, May 10 at p.m. All women Interested In be- coming charier members of Ilia Bridge City Toastmistress Club are asked lo attend the meet- ing. For further information, please call 327-4194, 327-2979 or 32fl-9737, evenings. A Calendar Of Local happenings 1'lic Sfilh convention of le Alberta Women's Christian Temperance Union lie held in llic Church, Oirlshury, Albertii on Wednes- day nnd Thursday, April The public is to at- tend. The Mathesi.s Club will hold its 60th anniversary celebra- tions in the musit- room cf the Bowman Art Centre on Tues- day. Members will meet at p.m. in the board room. Form- er members and poests will lie welcomed at p.m. Childhood is Special Picfure it in natural color, YRS. MR. AND MRS. ALIAN LETK8RIDGE F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HALL 6th Ave. A and 13lh St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 or Each Twelve 7 Number Gamei JACKPOT Free Games and Free Cards DOOR Oolrf cnrtJs double money Children under 16 not ojlowfld Tlic McNnlly Women of Unl- farm hold a regular meet- ing on Tuesrlay rU 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Frank rtus- soil. A prog ra in oti garden i ng will be [iresentccl by Mrs. An- drea Holton and Mrs. Pearl Niedermier. The v-ind-up party for bridge and whist groups will be held on Sunday at p.m. at ihe Park Plazn. Every- one welcome to attend. LeUibrlrTgc No. ,12 Or- der of the Koyal Purple will bold its regular meeting on .Monday at 8 p.m. in the Elks Hall. There will be an election of officers. rJ'ho regular meeting of the Lethbi'iJge Council of Home and School Associations will be hcitl on Monday at p.m. in the George McKHIop School. All associations arc asked If) send representatives In this meeting. Open lo all parents. The regular meeling of the fifl Plus Club of First United Church will he held on Friday at 2 p.m. All members and friends welcome. Hostesses will be Mrs. lona Barrett and Mrs. Dorothy Si. Augusllnc's ACW will hold a spring tea on Saturday, May 6, from 2-5 p.m. in Ihc parish mil. There will be a bake table and novelty table, The Whirl-A-Ways have can- celled the regular square fiance for this week only. Next dance will be on Monday, May 1. The regular meeting of Fftith Kebckah Lodge will be held on Monday at R p.m. Members are reminded to bring items for the auction sale. Visiting Rebekahs welcome. 9 The 58th annual convention of the Alhcrla Woman's Christian Temperance Union wilt tie held in the Evangelical Church in Didsbury, Alberta on 27. The public is welcome to at- tend. The IxUhbriclge Women's Pro- gressive Conservative Associa- .ion. will bold its annual (Inner nccting on Monday at >.m. at Sven Ericksen's Fam- ly Restaurant, Feature speak- er will be Mr. Ken Hurlbnrt, Conservative candidate in the [.ethbridge constituency. AH women and escorts welcome to attend. The Tollbridge Movie Mak- ers Club will meet on Wednes- day, May 3 at 3 p.m. in the gas company auditorium, -HO Stafford Drive. All persons in- terested in amateur home mo- vie photography are welcome to attend. For further informa- tion, please call 328-19Q3. Women give books MONTREAL (CP) The Ca- nadian National Institute for (he Blind, which already has braille works in K> languages, has received a set of Hebrew prayer books from the wom- en's branch of Ihe Union of Orthodox Jewish Congrega- tion, The Hew program Augustine's Anglkon Church J I Sirecl -llh Avenue, S. Tuesdays 1 ;00 p.m.