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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I've read your booklets on dating and nowhere does it tell HOW to kiss a girl. I am especially interested in the first kiss because I have not had it yet, but I'm expecting to try May 1st. In case you haven't guessed, I am a guy and I do not wish to get my face slapped. For starters, should I kiss the girl on the cheek or would that be chicken? If I aim for her lips, how can I be sure I'll hit dead centre and not get her chin or her nose? What should I do with my eyes? Open or shut? I prac- DEAR ANN LANDERS: For years I've been reading letters in your column from people who hate cigar and cigarette smoke in offices, buses, elevators, places, trains, etc. Some of the grip- ers insist that they are al- lergic. Others just plain don't like it. Why is it that no one ever complains to you about the sickening, nauseat- ing odor of perfume? I work in an office with two dozen women. At this very moment I am border- line sick because two dames whose desks are within 20 feet of mine are exuding fumes that are knocking me out. One odiferous creature reeks with a gardenia scent that is vile. The other lady sprays herself with a lily-of- fiw-v alley cologne every! twenty minutes. For good measure she shoots a few DEAR ANN LANDERS: We moved to this neighbor- hood because we heard it was friendly. Friendship always meant a lot to us. We lived here three months and not Why Aren't You A Good Talker? A noted publisher in Chicago a simple technique everyday conversation which can pay you real dividends in social and business advance, menf and works like magic to oive you poise, self-confidence and greater popularity. According to this publisher, many people do not realize how much they could influence others Simply by what they soy and how thy say it. Whether in business, at social functions, or even casual conversations with new acquaintances there are ways to make a good impression very time you talk. To acquaint the readers of this paper with the easy-to- fol'ow rules for developing skill in everyday conversation, the publishers have printed full de- tails of their interesting self- training method in a new book- let, j'Advenfures in conversa- tion, which will be mailed free to anyone requests it. No obligation. Send your name, address and zip code to: Con- versation. 555 E. Lange St., Dept. 629-00 Mundelein, III. 60060. A postcard will do. Advt. i tised with a volleyball, kept my eyes open and got cross- eyed. If I close my eyes how can I see what's going on? I realize this sounds dopey but really, Miss Ann, I need some Mo. DEAR MO.: A lot depends on the chick. If she is eager and puckers up, that means no cheek. Nature's radar will lead you to her lips. If, how- ever, you get slightly off tar- get, you can quickly alter your course. About your eyes: Closed or open? Keep 'em closed. Nothing you see can possibly be as interesting as what you are doing. into tbe air. She reminds me of that old ad, "Quick, Henry, the If you think I am laughing, let me assure I am not. Please, Ann, inform your women readers that exces- sive use of perfume can be as offensive as cigar and cigarette smoke. Unfortunate- ly. TV, radio and magazine ads have made us fearful that we don't smell right and nobody will tell us. That's where it all began. I Gagging In Georgetown DEAR G.G.: May I dis- abuse you of the notion that people's concern about this subject is a recent develop- ment. I submit as evidence a little gem that dates back to 200 B.C. Plautus said, "A woman smells well when she smells of nothing." Pass this column on to Gardenia and IJly-of4he-Valley and let's hope it helps. one living soul has come over to welcome us. My bro- ther thought this was pretty crummy and decided be want- ed nothing to do with our neighbors. Two weeks ago my mother died. My brother decided to Ie4 bygones be bygones. He went to the people next door and asked 5f they would like to take up a collection from the other neighbors for flow- ers. They said they had never done such a thing before and shut the door. We never heard from them after that. We love this house and don't want to move. How does one cope with neighbors who are so cold and unfriendly? Feelings DEAR HURT: Customs vary, according to area, and perhaps the customs you took for granted in your previous neighborhood are unheard of here. Your neighbors have made it abundantly clear that they don't wish to be friend- ly so greet them casually when you meet and don't look to them for friendship. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS IHHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. BINGO LETHBRIDGE FISH ftGAMEASSOC. IN THE EAGLES HALL 13th St. N. JACKPOT IN 60 NUMBERS FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and IN 7 NUMBERS NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 Good citizen Susan Stephens, 25-year-old nurse at Toronto General Hospital, has been awarded the Good Citizenship Medal for April by the Toronto citizenship committee. For more than one hour, she was the only medical help available to provide qualified assistance to the injured during a 33-vehicle pile-up in Barrie, Ont. Knits come on strong for fall By BERNADINE MORRIS New York Times Service NEW YORK On Seventh Avenue the calendar says its fall and winter. Hemlines hover around the knee. Figures are not distorted by bulky or un- wieldly cuts. And the key to the season is sweaters, just as it was in the Paris ready-to-wear collections few weeks ago. Not just sweaters, of course. But coats that look like sweaters, suits that look like them and dresses that are as supple and comfortable as any old pull- over. Mollie Parnis scored a tri- umph with a collection that was accessorized in the old legant couture manner but was as casual as sportsclcihes. The T-strap shoes and pumps were by David Evins, the sable carves, ostrich boas and caos raped like turbans were by Hubert Latimer. Latimer, who fas recently with Christian )ior-New York, has just join- ed the concern. Between the turbans and the sandals, Latimer provided a coat that looked as if it had been knitted no crocheted, with big stitches dresses that were said to be handknitted, cardigans that slipped over the loulders and were made in ither jersey or beads. Sports- wear ideas all, even the bead- 1 cardigan. Some jersey styles, including jumper with a drawstring waist, are intriguingly striped hi brown, red and navy; the j combination of colors was so 'distinctive the designer repeat- ed it in sequins. It's a glitter- ing collection. Si mi liar combinations of sportswear and glitter turn up in the Mollie Parnis boutique FOOTNOTES by JOE I ecm't woH for olorm. I've got to try these shoes I flot ot JOE GREEN'S. Sandals For Everyone! LADIES MEN CHUDREN All styles including Platform Soles and Tire Treads. Guards9 wives unite PRINCE ALBERT (CP) Wives of guards at the federal penitentiary here have formed an auxiliary organization which they stress is not designed to stir up trouble within the in- stitution. The organization, called Pen- itentiary Officers Woman's Auxiliary, was formed at a meeting April 18. The move came after wives had expressed their concern over the condi- tions under which their hus- bands work. Vera Folk, president of the new organization, said in a pre- pared statement that the group would meet on a regular month- ly basis. "We would like to make it clear to the press and the pub- lic that our aim is not to stir up trouble within the institu- tion, but simply to establish a more unified and understand- ing retoFonciip between the staff, then- wives and the pub- Mrs. Folk said in the statement Wives of guards at the Prince Albert maximum, sec- urity penitentiary began their campaign for improved condi- tions after guard Raymond Bmnning was during an unsuccessful escape attempt March 30. He was shot in the stomach with a .22-calibre handgun. collection designed by Morty Sussman at prices that are perhaps a third of the paren division's. (The b o u t i q u clothes run from to For day, the "in" look is re- presented by the knitted coa over a sweater and skirt or knitted suit with a long, long jacket. At night, there is a choice of long, glittery princess dresses with plunging necklines, satin pants outfits or a batch of knee- length jersey dresses. Or per haps you would prefer a semi caftan in hairpin lace. You're not locked into anything. Sweater coats bave swep the field. Even Originala's into them. That's the company tha makes status cloth ccats for women who can afford sable It has a new designer, too Dominic Toubeix, who learner his trade in Paris, but has been hanging around Seventh Ave- nue for about a decade. He picked up a Coty Award along the way. JKH Gi-optr recrvtj rte trij ta tar Open Thursday til? 9 p.m. GREEN'S SHOES DOWNTOWN ON SIXTH STREET LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY at 8 p.m. JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 56 NUMBERS OR LESS (Increasing ntrfrAer per week until won) 1st GAME JACKPOT Sth GAME (X) lOlfi GAME JACKPOT IN 50 NUMBERS FREE SERVICE HOME AFTER BINGO MEMORIAL HAIL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NORMANDY LOUNGE Children under 16 not allowed Sponsored by todies Auxiliary to Canadian Lcaiwt Tuesday, April 24, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 19 Indian schoolgirl's suicide triggers spell of rioting By RAM SUNDAR CP Corresonpondcnt BOMBAY (CP) A school girl's suicide has turned the spotlight on social tensions in India's capital and attempts bv opposition parties to ex- ploit them. New Delhi recently wit- nessed five days of violent demonstrations following re- ports that a student was com- pelled by "acute mental tor- ture" to jumo into a well and drown herself. Seventeen year old Prem Lata, a pretty and usually vi- vacious girl with dark eyes and long hair is reported to have told friends that Pushpa Wati, the school principal, was "persecuting" her since she was supposed to belong to a low caste and her parents were extremely poor. n and out or town At Saturday and again on May 12, men are needed to form a work party at Camp Okeekum in Fort Macleod for the girl guides and brown- ies annual clean-up. Men are asked to bring shov- els, saws, hammers, trowels and puttey knives; women are also asked to show up with paint brushes, cleaning rags, soap, etc. All volunteers are asked to please take their own lunch. V Members of Alpha Theta Rho Girls Club No. 1 will leave for Calgaiy on Friday to attend the Montana State Assembly. Ann Myers, president of the local club, will act as conduc- tor and give a report on the year's work. Other officers are Belinda Samuels and Judy Sallenbach, with Dorothy Snowden, PP. to install nsw officers. Other girls attending are Beverly Stenbeck, Kan Sch- mied, Debbie Young; Deeny Young, Katherine Myers, Kelly Areshenko, Kath- leen Potts, Nora Argels, Kim McNab; Barbara Sallenbach, Teresa Baldry, Teresa Saunas, Sheryl Salmas and Michelle Callier. Accompanying the girls will ba their advisory officer Mrs. M. Snowden and Rebekahs at- tending will be Mrs. Ruth Myers, Mrs. E. Giacomazzi, Mrs. Amy Gflmour and Mrs. Pauline Hagerty. Among other things, Prem alleged that the principal re- fused to accept a gift of candy from her on the birthday of God Krishna, a popular Hindu festival. "You are of mean don't come near Miss Wati is reported to have told the girl. When Prem broke into tears, she was alleged to have been locked up for sev- eral hours in a room without food or water. The next day the girl's body was found floating in a well. RIOTING FOLLOWED This was the signal for a spell of serious rioting in parts of the Indian capital. Op- position parties including the rightwing Jana Sangh (Peo- ple's League) and the Repub- lican party staged big proces- sions and there was street fighting between the police and demonstrators in many areas. The opposition parties said social discrimination was res- jonsible for the girl commit- ing suicide and charged the government with indifference ths plight of poor people in :he lower strata of Hindu soci- ety. The latter were openly urged to set fire to govern- ment property. Within hours five govern- ment buses were burned. The public display of Prem's ashes further incited the rioting mobs. Only the arrest of Miss Wati and the institution of a judi- cial inquiry brought peace to the capital. Ironically, Judge M. K. Chawla who investigated tbe affair announced some days ago that there was no basis for the charge that Miss Wati had treated Prem harshly. Not a single witness came forward to substantiate tbe opposition 'charge that the low-caste girl was the victim of social discrimination. On the contrary, Judge Chawla said in his findings, each of Prem's classmates told him that Principal Wati treat- ed all students equally well. Miss Watt was acquitted hon- orably. The judicial findings are re- garded in political circles as a damaging indictment of par- ties like the Jana Sangh and the Republican party which have been cynically exploiting the grievances of low caste people. But there is little comfort for the Indian government in the findings since it only shows, as one columnist put it, that a big riot can be tormented even in the national capital on the basis of fanciful rumors. "All this only demonstrates how out of touch our govern- ment and ruling politicians are with the feelings of the so- called low said a pro- government MP. Though Miss Wall emerged from her ordeal unscathed, ths government is reported to have ordered a quiet investigation to find out if students belonging to low cas'es are treated decent- ly in all the capital's schools. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "Here he comes now our nation's leading terol EVERY WED. AT 2 P.M. AFTERNOON BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3 Ave. No. JACKPOT WON EVERY WEEK SPONSORED BY THE WOMEN OF THE MOOSE No Children Under 16 Allowed Everybody Welcome Dear Sir... It's National Secretary Week. Show your secretary that you appreciate her with some fresh-cut spring flowers, a corsage or some rases for herdesk; just because she's your secretary. SEE YOUR LOCAL FLORIST TODAY Did you know The Canadian Mental Health Association provides the following services free: Twenty-four hours a day answering service. one h always available to help you in time of trouble. Phone 327-0100. Camping program serves 40 psychi- atric patients from Southern Alberta. Hospital volunteers take mentally ill patients bowling, golfing, shopping, to movies, etc. Rehabilitation and after care to help ex-mental patients re-adjust to so- ciety. Special programs and parries for the aged, the side, and the lonely. ;