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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Whafs so Customer smiles at sign on a butcher the hoof rose to 57.5 cents a pound on the marker this store after buying a week's groceries. The price of beef oni week from a level of 50.24 cents a pound on July 10. Impossible goal VANCOUVER newspapers still display a prej- udice againsi women's libera- Provincial Court Judge Nancy Morrison has told the Newspaper Guild annual con- vention. Professional ex- pected of journalists and law- is an impossible she told delegates representing 000 newspaper employees in North America. can you be completely All you can hope for Golden Mile SENIOR CTIZENS' CENTRE Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 1 to 5 p.m. Next Open 1 to 5 p.m. only. Singing 10 a.m. No dancing until Sept. 11. Bus leaves cen- tre at a.m. for visit to Golden Age Camp. Tickets are now available for the one-day -trip to St. Waterton on August 13. There will be a six-day bus trip to Yellowstone Park Au- gust 27 to Sept. 1. For further information contact the centre. There will be a three-week bus trip east on Sept. 4. Those wishing further information are asked to contact the centre. Fall and winter programs at the centre will begin around Sept 15. This will include pro- gram from the Lethbridge Community College. The centre has been regis- tered as a charitable organiza- tion for income tax purposes. is to know your own prejudices and to compensate for them. if you're still yukking it up over women's lib compen- Judge Morrison said. do we have this sham of 'we no longer have a wo- men's we call it Living but the writers have not changed. It's the same cat but a different color. sports pages are the best representation of bad jour- nalism in North America to- day looked at the sports sections of the two dailies in Vancouver. Four or five pages in each one and hardly a men- lion of a woman unless it's a filly running at the Judge Morrison also criti- cized photographers who deli- berately take pictures repre- senting women in embarrass- ing such as an over- weight woman golfer bending over her putter. She had some demands of sports writers who will be cov- ering the expected challenge tennis match between 55-year- old former men's champion Bobby Riggs and current wo- men's star Billie Jean King later this year. want to know the color of Bobby's the color of his whether or not he has lace on his and I want to know his measure- ments all of MEMORY LANE England School children in this Berkshire town by the Thames are learning local social history and cheering up lonely old folk at the same time. They take notes and tape-recordings of the old people's memories of life 50 ago and do odd jobs for them. calendar of L B oca The Midnight Squares will hold a dance Friday at 8 p.m. at the IGA store in Fort Mac- leod. Women are asked to please bring a box lunch and refreshments. All persons in- terested in square dancing wel- come to attend. The Minus One Club will hold a family picnic for members and Sunday at Keho Lake. There will be both lunch and supper and members are asked to bring enough supplies for their own group. Those planning to attend are asked to meet at the civic centre at a.m. For further informa- tion contact 327-8739. Ann Landers August 1973 THt LETHMIDGE HMAID Zambia swingers rapped on knuckles By NICHOLAS MOORE Zambia Like their sisters elsewhere in black Africa. Zambia's house- wives are in trouble for spend- ing too much time and money on fashionable clothes and not enough on the family. Leaders in other parts of Af- rica have brought in legislation intended to uphold the dignity of African womanhood. Uganda's President Idi a staunch has banned miniskirts. Similar prohibitions are in force in Malaw and Zan- zibar. In some male mem- bers of Parliament recently called on President Jomo Ken- yatta's government to follow suit and were told by Attorney- General Charles Njonjo that if bared female ihighs offend them they need only look the other way. Here in perhaps black Africa's most fashion-con- scious capital the miniskirt is regarded as almost square. ID sartorial dispute on the women's pages centres upon such topics as whether or not pant suits and botpants ought to be worn to the office. girls are only a step behind swinging London in taking up says Clara a columnist in the Zambia Daily Mail. CONCERN GROWING There however signs that concern is now growing here at the craze for Western-inspired fashions and .the attitudes it both reflects and encourages. Zambia's fashion- able young women were rapped on the knuckles by no less a dignitary than Mrs. Chibpsa director of the wom- en's brigade of the governing United National Independence Party On an official tour of the cop- per Mrs. Kankasa ambitions have been mis- placed. We always want to look like white women. This is a It was Mrs. Kankasa for Zambian housewives to stop nagging their menfolk for more money to spend on new dresses and instead to pay more heed to the family. The women's leader Western type of clothing has taken so much of our time that we do not have a moment to prepare well-cooked meals for the family but depend on canned foodstuffs. society is sick with many cases of broken mar- runaway dagga smoking teen- agers and pregnancies among schoolgirls. Where are we going and as are we doing about those Mrs. Kankasa said most Zam- bian women had not failed in their loyalty to their nation. She could not understand why they had not been faithful their traditions and DEAR ANN Regarding that letter from the Yale man whose Vassar was cha- peroned by her mother for 47 It may have been a true story. In the town where I grew one couple deferred to Mama's wishes and remained engaged for 35 years. They married one month after his mother died. bride was the groom was In another Fate was not so kind. Mama was a widow and her son felt she should come first as long as she lived. She lived to be 98. The 50-year engagement end- when the man had a DEAR ANN Our 20-year-old son tore your column out of the paper today and pinned it to the family bulletin board. Across the top he I am You talked about the impor- tance of how it keeps people sane and would be unbearable without Our son. a college is a clean kid who works summers to pay his own tui- tion. His problem is his mouth.- He teases his 16-year-old bro- ther unmercifully. He also makes cutting remarks to eight-year-old brother who is overweight. The little guy is in tears most of the time. Your column made him DEAR ANN Today I'm letting the dishes and ironing go because this letter can wait no longer. When the first child is born the mother is The father's first question is If it's a boy accomplished. His male ego has been satisfied. Now he can hand out brag a little and carry pic- tures in his wallet. Mom is plenty but she notices Dad hasn't time for the boy so she tries to make it up to him. She takes him places his dad should be taking listens to his troubles and helps him with his even though she knows full well that too much Mom is not good. A boy should identify with his heart one week to the day after his mother died. He was buried beside her at the age of 75. I have always considered it a sin for a parent to hang on to a son a and prevent them from hav- ing a full life of their own. Thanks for letting me ex- press Hartford DEAR Don't fault the parents exclusively. Some children want to hang around for 50 years. And please re- member that marriage is not for everyone. Some couples have a better life just If they got married their friendship would end. very happy. Please put your remarks in the proper con- text. My husband and I are sure you didn't mean what this boy seems to think you meant. M And D M AND You don't say whether this boy needles his friends or if he re- serves his barbs for the fam- ily. I'm betting it's part of his total and that he doesn't have many friends. A 20-year-old knows the dif- ference between laughter and ridicule. Laughter gives peo- ple a lift. Ridicule puts people down. I hope you will look deeper into this situation and give the older boy the emo- tional support he needs. He's a very unhappy kid who could use some counselling. not his mother. Our son is 17. So far as I know he is normal. We are lucky. It could easily have gone the other way. Last night he told me something surpris- ing. He of my friends like their dads be- cause they don't know them very well. They are all too busy making I'm sure the boy was also speaking for himself. Print please. Maybe it will wake up some of these hu- man cash-registers. Full- Time Part-Time Father DEAR Welcome to the club. The membership is tremendous and there are chapters all over. I can add nothing to your letter but my thanks for writing it. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes as I was saying when you stormed out this morning. GOOD FOOD COSTS LESS STOCK UP FOR THE HOLIDAY Closed August 6 Civic Holiday APPLE and STRAWBERRY JAM 2025 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE 324 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE 420 6th STREET SOUTH I VALUES EFFECTIVE TIL CLOSING AUGUST 1973. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LfMIT QUANTITIES. REGAL 48-fl. oz. tin JELLY POWDERS NABOB ASSORTED FLAVOURS 3-oz. net wt. pkgs. YORK FROZEN CANADA PIES VINEGAR 99 BEEF OR STEAK n AND KIDNEY 8-oz. size 128-fl. oz. bottle BUNS HOT DOG OR HAMBURGER 8'i pkg. for FINEST MEATS GOVERNMENT INSPECTED READY TO SERVE- SMOKED COOKED CANADA GRADE 'A' 5-9 LB. AVERAGE IDEAL FOR BARBECUE WHOLE HALF OR QUARTERS FRESH FOR FLAVOR CANADA NO. 1 GRADE f- A CORN on the COB 99' APRICOTS 3.49 tor 15-lb. case WHOLE SWEET and JUICY A treat for the whole family Ib. 15-lb. case ALBERTA GROWN WATERMELON HK 8' CUCUMBERS-2 far49 WITH THIS COUPON YOU MAY PURCHASE CREAM COUPON EFffCTIVE TIL CLOSING TUESDAY ;