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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta H70 THE IETHUIDCE HEKALB 13 YWCA News Ladies Keep Fit and S w i m classes will be held as follows: Monday Keep Fit: 7 to 8 p.m., t to t p.m., Swim: 8 to 9 p.m., 10 p.m. Tuesday and Thurs- day morning Keep Fit: to a.m., Swim: to a.m. These classes are held at the Civic Centre aud are pro- vided in co-operation with the city parks and recreation de- partment. Babysitting provided for all morning classes. Blue Triangles (8 to 12 years) will be held at the folk) wing schools: Tuesday: Agnes David- son and Westminster, Wednes- day: Susie Bowden is now fin- ished until Thursday: Lake- view, Galbraith and Senator Bu- chanan. Deb Teens: Tuesday at Wil- son Junior High, Agnes David- son finished until fall. These are the last meetings for this session of Blue Trian- gles and Deb-Teens. They will resume is the fall. English classes will be held at the north side library, Wed- nesday, 2 to p.m. A World Service Tea with an International flavor will be held at the YWCA Thursday, both af- ternoon and evening. JCaLLrOf aLoca St Augustine's ACW evening branch will meet Tuesday at t p.m. for the regular monthly meeting m the parish ban. Instead of a May meeting, the George McKillop Home and School win meet at Galbraith School on Wednesday, at p.m. The purpose of this meet- ing is to discuss boundary dungu and school enrolment Parents are urged to attend. Soviet Doctors Keep House Call YOUNGEST IN HEX FIELD Sown Kent, 24, editor for M. G. Hurtio, Publishers, dlicusies a point about the of The Prairie Gardener with author Bert. Harp Miss Kent, probably the youngest editor In book publishing in Canada, hat been with Hur- tig, one of Western Canada's two major publishers, for 18 months and her iob is "fun." Baludina walks miles day ministering to peas- ants on the Zzkharov collective arm in the Gdofsky region, 273 miles rath of Moscow. For this she earns 60 rubles a month, about Comrade Bahidina Is not a graduate doctor but a e 1 d s h e partly trained, partly self-taught. Most country ioctors in the Soviet Union are feldshers, most are women, and many still prescribe such 19th century cures as mustard plas- ter and leeches. Although official statistics boast one doctor for 417 per- sons, Comrade Baludina is the soie medic for 12 villages. Their winter population is 900 but this swelk to more than in the summer when city relatives visit kinfolk. Comrade Baludina is aUortei a slate farm car for emergency calls only. She makes all other house calls on foot, summer and winter. The farthest village in her re- gion is 10 miles from her home which also serves as an office She has asked for better trans- portation many times. "They wouldn't even give me she complained to lie newspaper Literaturoaya Gateta. "BesMes, what would I Clinics Sought VICTORIA (CP> A group of women seeking abortion clinics were ejected from the British Columbia legislature's public gallery recently after protest streamers floated nto the chamber during a sit- ting of the bouse. Tbe women members of the Vancouver Women's Caucus, later picket- ed Prime Minister Trudeau when he arrived at Vancouver International Airport en route to an Easter skiing holiday. with a bicycle? I 50 ears old." Agreeing that something must se done to improve the lot of ountry doctors, the paper had vo suggestions: all country doctors a special sign which they can dis- lay beside a roadway and hitch rides with passing motorists. pve them "medical orse carts." DYNAMIC RESULTS' VANCOUVER (CP) Ron Scott, regional manager for Of fice Overload, says as soon as women can shake themselves loose to the top of corporations North America will see dy ramie business. He says a goo wife and mother will be exce lent in the front office because "she can reason and she can manage people." It pointed out that there was no use asking for more modern modes of locomotion ''because automobiles are needed for pro- ductive tasks on the coUeclivi farms." KEEP FRESH SMELL Leave your coffcemaker un- assembled between use to keep it clean-smelling. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "Hove you ever thought of having yourself cheeked fora power IODE Often Ahead Of Times Says President HAMILTON (CP) The Im- perial Order Daughter! of the Empire has continuously adapted to a changing world and is not going to stop, the or- der's Ontario president'said here. Mrs. R. Bruce Craik of Dun- das told MO members at the lODE's 70th ancversary ban- quet: "We have, In many in- stances, been ahead of the times or situations. "By the time we are asked what is new, we consider it as part of our way of life and an number of peo- ple have benefited." She cited as examples, meals- on-wheels for fee aged and work with Indians and Eskimos. The order now is looking into such modern problems as pollu- tion and drug abuse, Mrs. Craik said. First Woman In Callers' Association TORONTO (CP) It's a small step for equality of the sexea, and a giant-jig step for female square-dance callers. LaVerne Major has become the first woman to be admitted to the Canadian Old Tyme Square Dance Callers' Associa- tion. Mrs. Major, who calls for a group in suburban Toronto, was admitted to the organization after passing entrance require- ments and being approved by the general membership. There are about 70 members in Ontario. She says she knows about 40 of 500 possible instructions called wit to jig or reel music. Mrs, Major says one of the drawbacks to "calling" is the shortage of good square-dancing balls. Some she says, are acous- tically poor. Other are simply tooapeasin. The improvement you've been hoping for is here. Announcing deodorant