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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE LETHBRIDOE HERAID Saturday, Auguit 7, 1971 ff, PRIMITIVE POTTERY Gilbert McGreer, age seven, class screen earth from the river bottom to get >ke fine left, tries his hand at working with clay in Messenger's cloy required for moulding into pollery. primitive pottery class, while other participants in the Many attend pottery classes Primitive pottery Hie craft of using Lhe soil available to design object's is Hie subject of a series of classes being un- dertaken by Messenger. Messenger, a youlli informa- tion and direction centre, is en- deavoring to promote crafts end handicrafts in a scries of workshops, and has had two classes in primitive pottery this week, Those ivho atlerded Tues- day's class, stayed at the Mes- senger office on Thursday, and were involved in tie-dying, while first attenders went to the Indian Battle Park to work with the clay. Nex'. Tuesday, all pottery done in this week's classes will be fired at a "bring-your-own" wiener roast All those inter- ested are asked to meet at the Messenger offices at 6 p.m. Free training course to be financed by province Provincial pensioners pass many resolutions EDMONTON (CP1 A free would offer certificates to gi-ad-1 The live-in, vocational pro- gram will be housed in Lhe nurses' residence of the gov- ernment Misericordia Hospital. The first class of 25 is scheduled to start Oct. 1. Mrs. Wilson s a i d the course Woman postman nothing new course in Family Aid Training to be financed by the Pravin- c i a 1 Education Department was announced icday by Ethel Wilson, minister without port- folio. She told a news conference I there is a despe ate need for family aides, especially for families with retarded or handicapped members. The three month course uates. The basic emu-re, available to applicants 17 vearj and old- er and wiih a minimum Grarie 8 education, will give instruc- tion in cleaning, laundry, prep- Ten resolutions were passed, one withdrawn, and one defeat- ed as the Alberta Pensioners and Senior Citizens Oiganiza- lion held their annual conven- tion in the United Church hall, in Taber, Wednesday. Resolutions passed inchded: j hospilalization to all receiving provincial assistance was with- drawn. A total of 154 delegates reg- istered for the conference and elected the new executive for the comaiR yeai. They were. J. H a m p I e, Taber, presi- aration and serving of food, is designed primarily to meet care and use of home furnisli- and appliances, human behavior, hygiene and com- munications. the home need for qualified care, but conceivably many graduates would go into nurs- ing homes. POHT ALBERM, B.C. (CP1 There's the odd time when I just feel like throwing some- thing at says Bla- zeen Oreskovich. 'but [or the most part it's a good job, and I'm happy." Miss Oreskovich was the first woman in Canada to be- come a and along with five colleagues in this Vancouver Island community, has set a precedent for other Post offices throughout the country. S h e has been deliver- miles a day. and deliver up to 30 pounds of mail. They also get bitten by dogs two cr three limes a year A small can of dcg repellant dis- courages most hounds. While the jcb certain risks for it hr.s its com- pensations as Esther Bakken points cut. Despite the hazards cf long "Yes, it's a good says routes, the women are staying i1Irs- Bakken, who is a mother on the job. Four of them are j jjnc married and raising families. I 25 pounds in less than' They valk an average of 12 i without ing mail since December. 1C55. "The big cities back east Toronto, for example, make such a big thing out of getting their first says Port Alberni Postmaster Les Hammer. "We've had them for the past 5l.i years, for pete's sake." vnq u The homernaker BY ELIZABETH BARTMAN. DISTRICT HOME ECONOMIST Our households are bothered with flies at this time of the year. They are surely unwant- ed. Their wide range of food, their disgusting method of feed- ing whereby they are forced to wash a little of the previous meal on to the surface of the next meal and their dirty fefit make every fly an unwanted guest. It is not easy to account for the number of houseflies which manage to survive Al- berta's frosts. Although adult flies feed on garbage it is near- PUBLIC BINGO JACKPOT 16 GAMES LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. ly always too acid to support life in their maggots. General- ly, housefly larvae can live of 'hese materials. If problems arise concerning insect control entomologists from the Univcr- o'nly in certain kinds of dung 1 sily or from the Provincial or as horses, pigs, poultry and j Federal Departments of Agri- human beings. Manure must be j culture should he consulted, damp and not too hot if fly larvae are to breed in it. Since houseflies avoid really dark; which dichlorovos is incorpor- places, even for egg laying, aled in such a nay it is re- give attention to the privy at leaser1 slowly over a period o( your cottage. See to it that no j about three months? light is allowed to enter the pit. The Food and Drug Director- Control of the housefly starts j atc at Ottawa has examined the with design and construction neaith aspcct Or these strips of houses and other buildings. ;s satisfied that thev do Avoid cracks and their forma-! not constitute a hazard to hum- lion whereby these and other an health when I'sed in the pests can enter. Adequate wire i recommended, screening for doors dows is another of No toasts i jto womens' liberation CALGARY (CP) There was no toast to women's liber- ation a', the Toastmasters In- ternational Convention Thurs- day as members voted against memteship for women. and win- the more important considerations. We have found stability and persistence of chlorinated hyd- rocarbons used within our en- vironment. Homcmakers should avoid, therefore, Lhe use of the following: DDT, chlordane, lin- dane, methoxychlor, dieldrin, aldrin, endrin, and heptachlor or preparations containing any Have you wondered about the i Delegates considered the mat- use of hanging plastic strips in j ter for the first time and 80 per cent were opposed to female members. The result was the same on a motion to let individual chap- ters decide if women could be admib'.ed. Past director, Howard Flani- gan said women will eventually be let in to the organization and local clubs now can petition the board of directors to allow integration. In some areas of the United States, such as at military' bases, the law requires women be admitted. The strips are used exten- sively in homes and in areas where food may be exposed. Therefore, they are main- tained under careful review. Appropriate action by F.D D. will be taken if there is any justification to recommend any cmtailment of their use in the future. that the organization ask that dent; Mrs. N'jra Golding, Cole- no income lax be levied on in- comes below the for sin- gle persons, and for mar- ried couples, poverty line; That persons balding prop- erty or assets over SIO.OCO not be allowed entrance to senior citizens r.umes and cottages: That income lax exemptions be raised to S2.000 for single persons, and for man-fed couples; That the government con- tinue effort to lower costs of necessary drugs, and medical aid. and further investigate llw costs involved; That ceilings be placed on rentals to be patterned after the Dominion rental ceiling during war years; And that the provincial and federal governments be ;.p- proacbed to set aside funds to build1 apartment lyps housing for senior citizens. Defeated was a resolution that school taxes be removed from all pensioners 65 vears-of- age and et "as they have educated two lois of children, and many three generations in their time." A resclution requesting free man, rice-president; Mrs. H. L. Cunningham, Lethbridge, secielary treasuier; and Mrs. B. Waldren, Lethbridge, assis- tant secretary. Featured speakers for the conference included H. A. (Bud) Olson, federal minister of agriculture; Gordon Taylor, provincial minister of lu'gh- ways and youth, in the absence of Ray Speaker, minister of health and social development. A. A. N'eddow. national trea- surer of the organization; J. C. Lindei-ycu. MLA for Letn- bridgc, in the absence of Doug Millar, MLA for Taber; and Mayor A. H. Avery, of Taber. Resolutions passed will be forwarded on to the national convrnlion, and to the ap- propriate levels of government. Learn Nairdressing MARVEL BEAUTY SCHOOL REDUCED RATES TERMS WRITE FOR FREE INFORMATION OVER METROPOLITAN STORE 326A Elh Ave. W., Calgary "Here's your brother in his Boy Scout uniform. Remember when he helped an old lady wet-back to cross the Rio CASH BINGO TONIGHT, SATURDAY 8 O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HALL A SI00 Blackout Bingo played for till won every Saturday plus 2 7-Number Jackpot. JACKPOTS NOW AND 5 Cordj for or 25c each (Localcd Next