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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Ann Landers DEAR ANN LAND1C11S: I hope you won't think this Icllcr Ls n phony just it comes from New llavciv I'm hi high school, not so plcn.sc ]ielp me. My problem lins lo do with my best friends. When it's time (or lunch we Ro somewhere Lo cnL. I'm the only one who brings a lunch. My two friends never bring anything. They say they meti'L very luiuiir.v al noon. When I start to unwrap my lunch, they say. "Gee that smells or, "Boy that looks yummy." ami I end up oplitting my lunch three ways. 1 got pretty corked oft a few weeks ago and loid them 1 wasn't going to my lunch with them any more. They said, "O.K. you don't have to share if you don't want In. We just like your company." So lor two days I didn't them oiiylliins and they jusl sal and looked starved I felt like a heel The third day I divided my lunch three ways and I've been doing il ever since. These are good kids and I have no one else lo eat with. I'd hale lo eal alone. Wlint should I do? Trapped In A Triangle, DEAR TRAPPED: Are you game lo cxpcrimcnl? For one solid week, cal a big breakfast and don't bring a lunch. Meet your friends as usual and tell them you've decided lo cut down on your food intake. Since they claim lliey enjoy your company, Ihis will ho a good lest of Iheir sincerity. If after a v.eek they do not bring their own lunches or seek anolher companion, it's safe to assume that they are not lolal freeloaders only partial. You should then accept the fact thai nobody's perfect and go back lo the three-way split. DEAH ANN LANDKflS; A few days ago my best friend died. He was my teacher, my idol, my symbol of strength and protection. He was also my father. Last year on my sev- enteenth birthday I obtained my driver's license. Three weeks later I had a minor accident. I was scared lo death of what my father would say when the police called him. I wasn't, hurt but I had a few scratches and was dazed by the impact, The moment he saw me he hugged me and tried lo calm my ragged nerves. I kept repeating, "I'll never drive again." He said, "Oh yes you will. In fact you are going to drive me home." Then he I old me about Thomas Alva PMison how he made the first electric light bulb after seven years of hard work and experimentation. Edison handed the precious hull) to his laboratory assistant (o put away. The nssislant acci- dentally dropped il, Of course the luilh broke into R thousand pieces. Edison went, to work on a second bulb. After he had completed it be handed it lo his assistant again to prove thai he bad confidence in him. I knew how Ihc assistant must have felt when I was behind Ihe wheel of that car, driving my dad home. This as only one of the lessons I learned from Ihis remarkable man. I am thankful for having had him for eighteen years. I hope you will find room in your column for my letter. Perhaps it will help the lucky ones who sLill have a dad to appreciate him a little more. A Ixiving Daughter DEAR DAUGHTER: What R beauliM tribute. When I read your letter I thought about my own father. He, too, was a remarkable man anrt T miss him every day of my life, Thimrfny, Apill 77, 177? THE IfTHEfllOGF HERALD 23 Nutrition lood liahil STUDEKTD RIVER Driver's licence examiner Chuck Me Far Ian grins in at hole in examination office wall, left by novice driver Thelma who had o bit of a parking problem as she "drove in" to take her driver's loit, No one wos snid she'd Iry again orolhor clay. at I he tcsling si alien sui-urban photcj. a nd url and Bruy The- mi iii a p cc'u Richmond. (C P ford Colonvl claims logical 7 omen m arm> Of OTTAWA (CP) than two years afio, tho royal coin- mission on Ihe status of women recommended that all trades in the armed forces he open to women. BnL (he subsequenl military by a man, Col. Leslie by pre- cluding women from about 30 of the force's 110 classified trades on grounds that Ihey are not suilcd for combat. "There are reasons for nol employing women in certain says Col. Hutching. "R is a fael of life thai women are not employed in cati'L put them in tanks, combat aircraft or right- ing ships." Tho Canadian Armed Forces includes women of n total enlistment of About 50fl of the women are officers but i study is Lt.-Col. Mary Valiant. men of becoming officers: A women's career opportunities lliird of the female military pup- hut, millions thiil many resiiic ulation are of officer rank while lions will continue, sometimes less than one in four male mc'iu- motivated hy economics rather hers have gold on their caps, than ses-hnLcd characteristics. But women KO far never reach the top echelons. Aiding Col. Ilulchins in the 400 of those are nurses. Proportionately, women have i better statistical chani-e Lhnn one of (lie force's S e n d i n p groups women (o isolated postings, for nxfimple. is impracticable be- cause h wmilil cost n lor of money In cslahlish separate liv- quarters The military refuses lo consi- TUKOYI'U bfc.-iii-.c If lie's pomp in programs, feeding il. he s fioum lo have in ncl mil rii ion lujosts ni von il will be prwl fnr t! ;it have little jjct. may he necessary in far rid ure fias dmolopnl Hi. Xachary Kabry said ineNpensive food for human? may ixvornmend any of them all nutrienUs." tbe results of Nutrition Canada n tion Ginnda will tslalv- make them seem climes alone Ihe Trans-Can- Dr. Sabry is niiUonal to do H study on nalor of the survey of Canadian calijig habits. hemni in It also is doiii1-; studies to determine lie saiil liii will reveal provide an advisory serviea information iibout the survey 1 HI transients how 'o cat. pro- sults until they have been rjn Ihr road lated, bill he said poveity. >ou hlart rancc and laek of adequate nutrition in fowls probahly will diifu'ii'l In Ljn1 hn said ;md :iol iiiJy for tranjiirnl tbe 'liree [actors in any trilion tliat exists in for thn In n speech to media pennl-1 at a Inticli sponsored by Ihe Ontario Milk Marketing Hoard. uhn must depend on Air f'unadii and reslauiart1-. It's nol to balance a diet Sabry said (lie govern m o n circumstances.'1 should he prepared Id lovi'-cosl, nutritious foods and a sot up feeding pi a H Sra people loo poor lo oat m "Poverty could he in terms of nutrition, n o I _ terms of hiiyiny a cnr or a II rf> vision, but in terms of tion, at little "Feeding programs could be breakfasts for .school Citizens' i Hut Ihey should he 1 aled. we have done in past is start a program wrrk: carry it on wilhoul deciding it Keep Til. HI urn. 1 doiiifT anv Sinpinp, ,T ni CAN TEACH lie said povcrmnenl Hilipo, 2 p.m i also should be spent on 7. Tlie cfiilre lion prnprnms to leach exiod he hclpine the Canadian Men- trition, it ignorance is a prob-; llo.illli Association wilh the f rulrien Reflections fashion i He said be also can imagine lo he hold m the Ya'c- Id ay when nulrilives-m u s I Memorial Centre al added to Golden die sinpci.s will "It is a situation we can provide entertainment. ily pel into if the food pvciils: Thursday. s continues lo ignore inifritimi at p.m., the centre rviil an important criterion in Ihe an open for nicni- s vclonment of a new and [r.r visitors ai- r ''The only lime a food tending die Council on facliirer really considers nl die f tion is he is producing Kveryoup an ou I own [emalcs. She says Llicrc will he dcr ,0 .Scni0r n "vasl i in prove m e n l Too few women in scienc Education board refutes charges WATERLOO, Ont. (CP) --An became pregnant. Such paid official of the Waterloo County leave is required under the nty board of education denied Mon- day that a woman applicant was (old she would not gel a senior job wilh Ihe board unless H c guaranteed she would not gel pregnant for five years. Trustee Lorraine Mansfield said Ihe charges made by Mon- ica Lenlin, mother of one child and wife of a University of Wa- terloo professor, are "absurd." Mrs, Lcntin said she was I old by board trustees, when she ap plied for a position as public relations officer, (hat the hoard was nol willing to pranl matern- ity leave lo an employee who BINGO Scandinavian Hall 229 12lh SI. "C" N. Fri., Apr. 28 SlarH ul p.m. Doori Open at p.m. 5 Cards for GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE EACH 51.00 8th and 12th Gcrnei in 7 WORTH 6 in 54 Sorry No Orto Under 16 Yean of Age Allowed Women's Equal Employment Opportunity act. She said she withdrew her ap- plication and complained to the Kilchencr-WalcL-loo H u m a n Rights Caucus. The incident occurred in mid- 1971 and came to light Saturday as Michael Galercll, invesligat- 'nfi officer wilh Ihe women's bu- reau of the Onlario labor de- partment, .reported that the board's hiring practices had im- proved since Mrs. Lcntin's com- plaint. Mr.s. Mansfield said there never was any discussion during Mrs. LenLin's interview of ma- tcrnily leave because of provin- cial legislation covering that area. Mrs. Mansfield said trustees had indicated they wanled conti- nuity in tbe position ami did not want lo hire someone who was likely to leave after six or 12 months. "But no one, and certainly nol our committee mcmhers, have tho impertinence to ask a woman if she was likely to Ret prcflrianl during her (irsl five years uf Mrs. Mansfield said. The hoard, she said, inter- viewed 130 persons for the pnsi- lion, and eventually hired n man, Peter Darrow. KDMONTON (CP) Women studenls in the science fields at universities need women in the professions to model themselves after, soys Dr. Jean Lauher, as- sociate professor of zoology al the University of Alberto. "The number of males and females in the undergraduate years, is pretty close to she said. "Bui (be num- ber of women falls off sharply in graduate work.' Because the pirls see so few women in the faculties or in the science professions outside I ho universities, they don'L sec sci- ence as an appropriate career. Dr. Lauber is Ihc public rela- tions officer for Western Canada for the Association of Women in Science. The purpose of (his in lernational associalion is to "promote equal opportunities for women lo enter the profes- sions and lo achieve (heir car- eer goals." The pruLip has several branches in cities in tbe United Slales arid several members in Canada. She lias been recruiting inlerestcd women al the U, ol A. to take part in a counlrywido study lo find out aboul discrimi- nation against women on uni- versity campuses. SHOW TIIEY'IIK .SHIUOUS 'Whether there's real dls crimination against women hero it's not possible to say yet as tho survey in which" in volvcd is still going on. Tho f i gn res, 1 su R gest some inequalities. Women rrpritfcnl 20 per eenl of Die aca (Jernic slaff and about three- quarters of (hem are in tbe ex peeled feminine fields of nurs ing, library science and liomi economics." Dr. Laubcr floes believe the calendar of loca I lifipnci i in Ladies Auxiliary lo the FOP No. 23CO will hold a regula meeting on Thur.stl.iy at B in (he Kaplcs Hoslesse as arranged. Members a r asked to rrmemhcr (heir dona lions for the cedar chcsl. The MeKiMop UCW v.ill hold! a flea market on Saturday from Jl-11 a.m. in the Civic Sporls Ont re. I Tlie regular meeting of St. j Basil's CWL will be held on! Tuesday al 8 p.m. in Ihe church. All women of the par- ish are asked to attend, THURSDAY tuation has improved and one I nlty of mediclnp tli.il Involves dclor in this is [hat more 'omen have shown Iheir seri- usness about their profession nd a willingness to make a ommitment to it. "But you slill have to be rctiy strong-minded lo go into ngmeering or physics and slay ilh it. There are so few women n the enlire science faculty that emale students don'l have mod- Is to follow." Seattle-horn Dr, Lauhcr Is In- 'olvcd in a study of the effect o! ight on living things, especially jirds and mammals, She's vorking on a research project vilh members of the ophthal- mology department of the fnc- imlucing glaucoma, cose, in chickens. This can contribute lo knowl- edge about Ihe treatment of the condition in humans Dr. Laubcr and her husband, who (caches in the English de- partment, have three children, aged 12. 10 and It's much heller dial I positions in romhat arms and this offcflively limits their ad- vancement. "In this Ktilly won- der if it's heller mil to pul women in (hat branch nt says Col. Iluichins. The same, sort nf reasoning n eye dus inhibits [cniMe advancement in 1 1 the innrino element "If women am on-iinyine all I is Mrs. Uoychuk Ihc shore then die Serving the guests men would hnvc to stay al sea all the lime.1' The study group is taking some positive steps to reduce institutional discrimination against, married and pregnant The Mill anniversary tea will he Mrs. A. Gill and Mrs be held at SI. Peter and SI. Kaskowich. Paul's Parish Hall on Saturday1 All interested persons ain In- al 2 p.m. with Rev. Fr H. vilcd to attend. Znbach, .Mrs. J. Kundiik ,lr.. president; Mrs. 1C. C'hollack and Mri. P. the public. Convenor nf the tea which sponsored by die Ladies Aid. and Ihis is understood by tho! women. Now pregnancy auto- family. But I have lo make ar- rnalically mc.ins dismissal but ranpcmcinls f o r sntipfac'tnry the posHbility of malernity care of diem before I feel free: leave as im is being to devote my unngU'S In considered my job. j The study, n suppose (luilt is the middle year ago. is expelled lo result name of every v, o r k i n in a report and recommcnda- inothcr.'' XI f'hapter. Beta Sigma Phi recently lield n successful wi'slern .style rushing parly iit Ihe home of Mrs. V. Honored pucsis uerc Mrs. n. Pearstm. Mi Peterson, Mrs. D. Poile. Mrs L. Sackney. Mrs. D. Schimllcr, MJ-S. JJ. will lie Mrs. Pytacia, d. S. Ifu.szar. J. Pisko. M. Dikun anil Hooper, Mrs. D. Armstrong, Miss Joyce Pisko. i Mrs. T. li.ntosek and Mrs. K. will The bake table will be con- vcncd by Mrs. F. Pola assisted hy Mrs P. Chirka. A. Maknren- i Christie. Mrs. Jack Kcinitz of LcMi- bridge lias been elected n dir- ector of the Canadian Arlhri'.Li In charge of the work Socicly, Al- borip Division, at Ihe annual of Ihc associalion hold ko, G, Kicolson anti ,1. Camp- bell. be Mrs. Onofrychuh Mrs. U. Tcrlcski. Cashieis for the occasion will I rcccnl'y in Red Deer. 50th ANNIVERSARY TEA BAKE SALE WORK TABLE Saturday, April 29lh-2-4.3Q p.m. St. Peter St. Paul's Parish Hall Corner of 12th St. B oncl 7lli Ave. N. DOOR PRIZf ADMISSION JOc tVERYBODY WEICOMC SUEDE IS IN Rich, grncn is uicd in ihi fashion fad tbe sleeveless coal. The mokhinn open slylo Morkus of Canada. Rnjar version n( iMf ujorin OTP- H n r 25 years of service to Lethbridge and District with High Quality Shoes for the whole family. To Mark this special Anniversary we are offering on all Shoes and Handbags in our Store until Sal., April 29, 1972 Come in and Enter your Name for a chance on a 550.00 Family Gift Certificate GREEN'S SHOES ON SIXTH STREET SOUTH OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY TILL t P.M. ;