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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta ic L.Kinpr Golden Mile Open Monday through Friday from 10 a m to 5 p.m. Saturday from 1 to 5 p m. Next week- Monday Keep fit 10 a m Tuesday. Singing 10 a m Dancing 2pm Wednesday Bingo 1 30 p m Bridge tournament 1 JO p m Cash prizes Noteworthy. The centre will accept names of senior citizens who would like to have students do minor house repairs on their homes during the summer months Upcoming- The centre will hold a canned goods day auction at the end of May Volunteers would be appreciated A committee meeting for the float volunteers will be held Wednesday morning, May 22 Swallowing complaints among senior citizens proven to be genuine BOSTON When grandmother complains she s having "trouble bwallowing she might indeed have a genuine swallowing problem because of a peculiar relationship between her gullet and a large blood vessel Radiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital said that in their x- ray studies of 30 elderly men and women who had trouble swallowing all signs the descending aorta interfered with the esophagus The descending aorta is the large blood vessel from the heart that deliveis blood to the lower extremities The esophagus or gullet is the tube between the mouth and stomach In a report in the April issue ot Radiologv Drs Joseph Ferucci Jason Birnholz and Stanletv Wyman said studied had a dilated or expanded aorta, a partially obstructed esophagus and a smooth contour on the left side of the esophagus indicating pressure from the oarta We have b- ought attention to a relatively unrecognized cause of older patients not being able to swallow, Dr Ferrucci said in an interview Dr Ferrucci said the swallowing problem can be corrected by surgery but the rigors of surgery usually are not recommended for elderly patients He said one easier solution is for persons with the problems to change their diets to softer more-easily- swallowed food BIGGEST FAMILY Sir Charles Tupper, with three sons and three daughters had the largest family of any Canadian prime minister Life blood of business slighted CAREER OPPORTUNITIES SERVICE STATION OPPORTUNITY Pacific Petroleums Ltd has an excellent career opportunity for a person desiring to succeed ifl the automotive service business A two bay service station is available for lease on 13th St North in Lethbndge Pacific 66 offers deal- er support including Advertising Promotion TBA Programs All credit cards Program A man with approp'iate automotive back- ground is preferred but all applications are welcome Some capital is required Direct en- quiries to Mr. Dave Pearson 1305 Michigan PL, Lethbridge, Alta. T1K 3P4 328-7866 or call Mr. Kelly Taylor at 328-6866 SERVICE MANAGER Expanding Chevrolet-Oldsmobile Dealership is looking for an experienced manager to run its service department Excellent starting salary and working conditions, plus superb location Reply in Confidence To: MR. FRANK SPRING NORTH STAR MOTORS LTD. 100 N. Van Home St. CRANBROOK, B.C. Telephone (604) 426-3352 REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY! LICENSED HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC or 3rd or 4th Year Apprentice Good starting salary full company benefits Apply to: KELVIN MacDONNELL INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER SALES SERVICE CENTRE 304 Stafford Drive Phone 327-3125 (After Hours Phone 328-2075) HOUSEPARENTS REQUIRED FOR COMMUNITY GROUP HOME Westfield Centre requires Houseparents for Community Group Homes located m Edmonton Houseparents are required to live in a fully furnished and equipped Government-owned home One parent may be gainfully employed m other full-time work They will care for ap- proximately 7 adolescents aged 12 to 16 years, providing basic care and emotional support for the children Terms to be negotiated by contract Applicants should have some experience with teenagers Particular consideration will be given to applicants with some education or experience m residential treatment settings Please apply in writing to Mr. A. G. Frauenfeld. Director, 12320-124th Street, or Telephone 454-0411. xllborfa HEALTH SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT We invite applications for the following full and part time positions! PART TIME DINING ROOM FOOD SERVICE CASHIER FULLTIME BARTENDER BAR SERVING For personal interview phone JOHN WICKERS at 328-7756 SVEN ERICKSEN'S FAMILY RESTAURANT Shapely oldster When residents in a senior citizens home in New London, Conn de- cided to hold a fashion show, they used residents as models Drawing ap- preciative looks m four- piece outfit with hot pants is Caroline Tyrseck, one of the senior citizens Calendar The St Patricks' School Peace Cub Pack will be helping in spring clean-up by collecting pop, beer and liquor bottles pop cans, coat hangers rags egg cartons and crocks on Saturday, April 27 in the area west of 13th St S from 9th Avenue S to Scenic Drive The next regular meeting of the Lethbndge Council of Home and School Associations area 11 of the Federation of Home and School Associations will be held Monday at 7 30 p m at 1819 12th Ave S There will be convenor reports, plans for the fall term and a bus questionnaire summary All associations are asked to send a representative and parents are welcome to attend First United UCW will hold a spring tea and bake sale with the theme, April shower, from 2 to 4 30 p m Saturday, in the lower church hall The Minus One Club will hold a dance on Saturday from 9pm to 1 a m in the Polish Hall Music by the Mullers' Orchestra The wind up dance of the Hi Neighbour Club will be held from 8 45 to 10 45 tonight at Westminster School, 18th St and 5th Avenue N The DDJ's orchestra will be in attendance Everyone welcome CAREERS IN RADIO OPERATIONS (no Previous Experience Necessary) Salary: per annum after 4 mos. training MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT WESTERN AIR SERVICES REGION Vicious Locations Public Service Fonction publique Canada Canada THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN TO BOTH MEN AND WOMEN IN ALBERTA, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES AND THE YUKON TERRITORY (Earn while you irain) An eight month training course will be conducted in Ottawa by the Ministry ol Transport During the first 16 weeks o( training an allow- ance of 50 per week will be paid Students are then promoted to the radio operator 1 level and paid per year On comple- tion of the training course students are assigned to postings within the region (torn which they were reruited Initial postings are normally to isolated stations where an environmental allowance is paid in addition to the basic salary Knowledge of the English language is essential Appointments as a result of this competition are subject to the provisions of the Public Service Employment Act corward (or Employment" (Form PSC 367-401) avail- able it Pott OHIcti, Canada Manppower and olflcM ol Public Service CommlMlon ot Canada, or reeumoa requettt tor information to Public Sarvlca Commiation ol Canada 300 Confederation Bldy, 10355 Jatper Edmonton, Alberta Pleaia quote competition no 74-E-l Secretaries are dying breed EDMONTON (CP) The business community has to un- dergo fundamental changes in attitude if it wants to hang onto its secretaries and keep offices functioning smoothly, says Dr Stephen Kashuba Dr Kashuba, chairman of the secretarial sciences de- partment at Grant MacEwan Community College, said if the business community doesn't "clean up its act the secretary as we know her today will become extinct "She's already a vanishing breed His warning seems to be backed up by the fact that Canada Manpower, in one re- cent day, listed 345 secretar- ial vacancies in the Edmonton area Dr Kashuba suggested one change which might boost the morale of secretarial workers is a revision of job titles Even the lowest-paid clerk- typist should be referred to as an "administrative Ann Landers Dear Ann Landers. It's obvious you don t have a son or you could never have printed such a stupid answer to Daughter-m-Law I d like to respond to that self righteous little witch since you didn t do one thing to put her in her place Dear Daughter in Law. ou seem to have a lot to say about what a rotten job I did raiding my son Why didn't you write Dear Mom and Dad9 The boy DID have a father you know Or do you think the stork brought him9 Girls like you make me sick You have quite a load of anger for lousy mothers Do you honestly believe there are no lousv children 9 Since you ve made it clear that I did such a miserable job on your husband, please don t ask me to babysit with your children anymore I d hate to have a hand in ruining them too You Know Who I Am Dear You Know. You can t I didn t give you equal time If your daughter in law recognizes herself you haven t heard the last of this And neither have I Dear Ann Landers- You let the families of work- aholics down when you said hard work never killed anybody that if a man enjoys what he s doing let him alone Then you prattled on about overweight booze and nervous tension My husband works 10 or 12 hours a day six days a week On Sunday he sleeps around the clock He gets up only to eat There is no time or energy left for his family My children are growing up without a father Just because a man enjoys his work is no excuse to give himself completely to the job and ignore his wife and children I am burned up that you would take the side of these selfish, driven males Certainly we enjoy the fruits of his labors, but we'd settle for a lot less if he'd pay some attention to us Another Victim Of The Money Bug Dear Vic It s not the money bug that bit your husband Tne problem is that he is a compulsive worker, a severe neurotic, and I can tell you lady, you won't change him Counselling might help, but these types rarely go The wife who wrote was conceined about her husband s health Your complaint is totally different A woman who is married tp a work-aholic had better learn to keep herself busy or trade him in for another model THE BETTER HALF he said, adding this is not just a gimmick "As long as we continue to categorize people as secretar- ies, clerk-typists, mail clerks, filing clerks, stenographers, there is no way we can escape the attitude of servitude we have towards secretarial staff A filing clerk should be called a "records and systems use of the word "manager" connotes authority and responsibility and produces a positive response from the employee Businessmen also should learn to appreciate their secretaries' capabilities and reflect this not only in terms of salary but also in day-to- day office relationships "You take a look at busi- nesses that fold up and most often you'll see the inability of a businessman to realize' how important his secretary is to his success 'The secretary is the life- blood of the firm She makes it go' The question of salary is of basic importance "I got a call from an accounting firm that wanted a girl for a secretary position, Dr Kashuba said "Wealways talk to these people about salaries and I told this fellow the girl should be paid nothing less than a month "When he said he couldn t pay her that, I ask him why and he said 'My wife has been here 20 years and she only gets That kind of situation is a prime factor contributing to the city's shortage of secretarial employees, he said By Barnes "It must have been something you ate and ate and ate. DOUBLE DISTILLED w CANADIAN WHISKY "TASTES LIKE IT SHOULD COST MORE... BECAUSE IT'S DOUBLE R DISTILLED. DOUBLE BMHIK I IH.S I IMITK ;