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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta L8 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD August 1973 the grab bag MAUREEN JAMIESON rpHE good old days some 'A times ain't. Take a peek at the following and which appeared on the office notice board of a British cotton mill in 1852. firm has reduced the hours of and the clerical staff will now only have to be present between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays. must be of a sober nature. The clerical staff will not disport themselves in. rai- ment of bright colors. MA stove is provided for the benefit oE the clerical staff. It is recommended that each member bring four pounds of coal each day dur- ing cold weather. craving of wines or spirits is a human weakness and as is for- bidden to all members of the clerical staff. The partaking of food is 'allowed between a.m. and but work will on any cease. talking is allowed dur- ing business hours. member of the cleri- cal staff may leave the room without permission. The calls of nature are and clerical staff may use the garden below the second gate. The owners recognize the generosity of the new labor but expect a great rise in output to compensate for these Utopian conditions. From where I one man's Utopia looks like another man's slave labor camp in Siberia. You can lead a child to but there is absolutely no guarantee you can get him to wash himself. Lots of youngsters see no reason to waste good play- ing time in the tub so what if they are a bit grubby and smell a little If a guy's friends don't why should his mother make a Noted pediatrician Dr. Hen- ry L. Harris has a few point- es to make the bath-time less distasteful to both contestants. a pattern. Give your youngster a bath at the same time each day in water that is around a lukewarm 80 degrees. incentives. Make bath time by filling the tub with the proper amount of bubble bath and floatable toys. side bene- as the sudsy water bub- bles the child it keeps the ring off the the child thoroughly but carefully. Harsh scrub- bing will make him associate the bath with pain. the tot is having let him play even after he is clean. He can get to splash a heap of water without about harming any- one or anything. But 10 or 15 minutes is long cautions Dr. Harris. There's no need to go out and shop for bath toys though. colorful plastic bowls in all shapes and plastic measuring cups and spoons can be lots of fun. And a simple bath-time boat can be made by cutting a milk carton in half length- wise. Take the side with the top still sealed and cover with foil. Decorate with an imaginative sail and clip a few clothespins along the sides to serve as passengers. Coming back to town after a brief I went gro- cery shopping last and found it a traumatic ex- perience. With so many un- related items priced so I can't help wondering who is taking advantage of us poor shoppers. s o m e- where along the is mak- ing lots and lots of lovely money out of us. With inflation in I've dusted off a meat loaf padded out with rolled cats for my weekly Meat Loaf IVi Ibs. ground beef V4 Ib. ground pork 14 cup chopped onion 1 cup uncooked quick rolled oats tsp. salt V4 tsp. pepper V4 cup ketchup or chili sauce l slightly beaten 1 cup or meat or vegetable stock Combine all mixing well. Turn into a greased loaf pan and bake for one hour at 375 degrees. little sage or parsely may be added to ingredients before cooking if Serve either hot or cold. BILL GROENEN photo THE BETTER HALF By Barnes I grew a I wonder if it would fall out like my hair and I wouldn't have to shave Let it let it let it rain Two-year-old daughter of Jack and Sharyn 1733 Lakeside just loves a rainy day. she b arrowed Dad's umbrella and boots and went shopping around for puddles the d eep kind that make a really good splash. Balanced diet key to health win Truckers go for togetherness BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY o- P.M. Jackpot in 52 Numbers 12 Gomel in 7 Numbers 4th 8th GamM Doubled In 7 5 Cards 3 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE Primrose Shop Ltd. ANNUAL SPRING AND SUMMER CLEARANCE SAVINGS FROM to OH Continues In Their Location at 613 4th Ave. S. MacKenzie Still A Fine Selection to Choose From TORONTO More than half of all patients in hospital are there because they eat the wrong says Elsie dietitian at Toronto's Branson Hospital. balanced diet is the key to she said in an inter- view. people ignore this fact until a medical breakdown occurs. day I see 40-year-old patients who have deteriorated to the physical condition they shouldn't expect to reach until age if Mrs. who plans meals a day for hospital patients and says a proper diet will prevent a vari- ety of medical problems in- cluding gall bladder colitis and mental ill- ness. Most medical patients have a history of poor eating habits in- cluding irregular excess and sweets and lack of ex- ercise. Atlhough their recovery de- 3ends as much upon a proper diet as upon prescribed medi- many patients must be coaxed to eat the foods doctors srescribe. DEMANDED FRIED EGGS She told of one truck driver in lospital for an ulcer who was swearing because two fried eggs that he had de- manded for breakfast weren't supplied. 'It took me two hours to calm him down and convince him that his poor eating habits were the cause of his she said. Millions of dollars spent for medical treatment could be saved if people would take per- sonal responsibility for their she said. In addition to heading the hospital's dietetic she counsels individuals and groups in planning good nutri- tion. She advocates a big which is where many people go wrong. They skip have a big and dinner is their biggest A normal breakfast in the So- kols' home is six ounces of cooked oatmeal served with one tablespoon of raisins and two- per-cent a glass of eight ounces of orange juice and a slice of whole-wheat toast with peanut butter. at a cost of 40 cents a is often three ounces of salmon with a sliced tomato and lettuce and a glass of milk. For dinner Mrs. Sokol serves home-made vegetable soup and a tray of raw cucum- cabbage and green onions. Her grocery bill for three adults averages about a week and includes four gallons of eight two loaves of vegetables and an oc- casional meat or fish dish. More Family on page 20 By DAN BERGER EL Calif. The trucker leaps out of the cab of the pound saunters into the dust-covered cafe and orders a to beat the desert heat. The truck is attended by a sleeping behind the driver's seat. The trucker fin- ishes the flips 50 cents on the counter and heads back the rig. Within minutes million dollar payload is moving again. The rest stop has taken pret- ty 27-year-old Gail Ricker just 14 minutes. Meanwhile her hus- band Terry continues an after- noon nap. The Rickers are one of a growing number of couples who lave found the way to take the loneliness out of trucking and make a fantastic salary to boot. They own their own rig and drive it as owner-operators. Men who drive are away from home for long periods of said Terry- first two years of our marriage I was on the road almost con- added come take a shower and leave again. I didn't feel mar- ried. So I decided to join him. And I love it. we've been to just about every state and we don't get lonely for each DON'T HANDLE LOADS Trucking industry spokesmen say the trend toward married couples driving together is growing but only in the area of cross-country truck- load where no loading or unloading is done by the driver. John counsellor for the California Trucking Asso- ciation's driver testing cen- said about 25 women each j year go through his school's lour-week course and getting more of them every The part-time resi- dents of Orange near grossed more than last but Terry not all not by a long His three-year-old semi-trac- tor cost and may lasl another 18 months before he'l buy another. Payments are a that so-callec gas shortage has really hurl diesel prices more than yoi could Ricker says. you get stuck in the boonies you pay 39 cents a gallon. used to pay 22 There are two types of driv the independent owner-op- like the who own their own tractor and drive for the firm of their and those who drive the rigs of the companies that employ them. The Rickers drive for Leon- ard Bros. Trucking which transports missile and aircraft parts and used to take Atlas missiles from Gen- eral Dynamics in San to Cape or a fee of round trip. Of any payload an owner-op- Deafening swabs Camping out TABER Betsy Bergen of the Taber -Mennonite Church was one of 15 including who went to Girls a wilderness camp at Camp 60 miles northwest of Calgary. Their base was at Shadow Lake in Banff National Park. The week was spent out in the and one of the highlights was a 10 mile hike up Mount Gibbon. Some of the wildlife seen in- cluded mountain a weasel and the usual ehinmimks and sauirrela. Bacon prices jump Dominion and Loblaw grocery stores in Toronto raised bacon prices during the weekend by simply putting new price stickers on already on the meat shelves. Price stickers were separated fro m package of bacon bought at a Dominion ihnwad a nriu of 42 c ents. CHICAGO Serious ear' damage and even deafness may result from cleaning ears with cotton-tipped swabs ind other thin a jroup of eye and ear specialists iays. The specialists from the Mas- sachusetts Eye and Ear In- and Phila- delphia's Children's Hospital re- on 27 such cases in the cur- rent issue of jour- of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryn- gology. Most of the ranging age from 20 months to suffered damage to the eardrum from cotton-tipped ap- plicators or swabs. Other objects which had been used to clean the ear and caused damage included bobby a plastic fork and a paint brush bhe report said. the myriad of foreign bodies introduced into the ex- ternal canal every it is amazing that we do not see many more severe injuries re- lated to penetrating wounds of the the doctors wrote. STUDY 27 CRISES Joining in the report were Herbert Sylvan Stool and Soo Wung Hong of Philadelphia and Richard Fa- bian of Boston. They said their study covered 27 selected with no specific period of time involved. Thirteen d the reported cases involved cotton-tipped swabs said the report. It said eight children' injured themselves by forcing thin objects inlo their ears. Seventeen of the patients suf- fered punctured ear drums without further but the specialists said two cases in- volved fractures or dislocations of the small bones beyond the eardrum. The cotton-tipped ap- plicator was involved in five of the more serious cases. Three ruptured ear drums healed without treatment. The rest required surgery. One patient suffered permanen hearing loss. Restaurant prices soar TORONTO Restau rants are beginning to mee customer resistance over soar ing food says an officia of the Canadian Restaurant As sociation Especially hit are smal lunchbars in poor areas customers do not have much says Jim O'Rourke head of the CRA's food prices review committee. When mea prices go up these customers tend to eat at home. losing says Beatrice manager of a small east-end restauran who laid off two waitresses three months ago. sold bacon and eggs for 75 cents five weeks ago. Bu you just watch. A fellow's going to come regular cus I'm going to have to charge him She says she may have to stop giving home fries with the bacon and eggs because tatoes are too Mr. O'Rourke says bigger restaurants and industrial ca suppliers of food to of institutions and 'plants are also up against rising foot prices. rator his cut Is 80 per nt. But there arc various pay visions. short-line scale is an said e operations pay by the mile and some pay by the hour and others by a percentage of he revenues and still others by a combination of the figure a trucker could easily make to a week if he's working 40 hours a week. most drivers work more ban 40 hours because most of he time he's driving more than eight hours a day. why married couples can really make a good jecause they usually don't ask or time the way married men driving alone Jim a dispatcher for Leonard think you get better pro- duction out of man-and-wife First women on the road together tend to make onger stops. when a juy pulls into his home town he isually wants to take a day or two to be with his Tolerance plea for homosexuals LONDON Homo- sexuals make particularly good are prob- ably a safer choice from the morals a British psychiatrist suggests. A boy no more chance of being physically molested by a homosexual schoolmaster than the developing and often extremely attractive girl by a heterosexual says Dr. F. E. Kenyon. many re- spects probably Few adult homosexuals are attracted sexually to the ex- tremely and even if they are they have so much to lose that they are likely to exercise extra control over themselves. Dr. an Oxford Hospi- tal psychiatrist who makes a special study of homosexual is author of a special booklet on homosexuality pub- lished for the public by the Brit- ish Medical Association. a plea for more toler- said a spokesman for the publisher. Among the other points the book who are and persistently probably comprise about in 25 of the adult male population and one in 45 sir- able homosexuals are at- tracted to the artistic and creat- ive possibly be- cause these tend to be more non-conformist and tolerant. 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