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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Mondoy, Auguil 16, THE tElHBRIDGl HERALD JJ, Canadians outquaffed by Russian "rocket fud' YE LLOW KM FK, N.W.T. trotted out vodka that (CP) Northerners have a j portedly was 03 per cent a reputation deserved as stand- j up-a n d-knock il-back di inkers, but even some of Canada's most revered quaffers look a back seal during a rcccnl lour of Russia. Northwest Territories Com- missioner Stuart Hodgson, a went for a flutter man of awesome capaciiy, told i a news conference even he stall- ed when il came to drirking Ihe rochet fuel supplied by his hosls during the 17-day lour. "Some of those people drink vodka like we drink soda pop. There wasn't a meal that there wasn't vodka on (lie table. Thr- Canadians were no If vou could hack your way through a couple nf toasls tliEt was il." At one dinner, the Russians an a out town Dr. and Mrs. Allan Roberts cohol in Ihe Mr. and daughter, Cathy, have soi said. "I wouldn't drink it. i turned lo ihe cily after having Those Hint did cnuldn'l lalk sprat the last three weeks visil- fcr two minutes your whole; 'fiends and relatives in Greal Brilain. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes AMAZEMENT disbelief, and plain old "Ah, c'mon now" were all expressions shown on the faces of young and old alike at the Lethbridge Gyro Club sponsored, Galli- Chartes Circus, Salurday and Sunday, The show featured such acts as aerialists, clowns, acrobats, dogs, and wild- animals, and was enjoyed by ihousands. Nexl weekend, stock-car racing will resume in it's regular location of the exhibition grandstand. To visit troops LONDON' (API Princess An'ic. 21-year-old dav.ehler nf Queen Elizabeth II. will fly lo Hong Kong in October to visil j British troops as colonel-in-chicf; of the l4Ui-2Qlh King's Hussars. .What is it this time leftovers, hash, or a misprint in the tr- ivincj Human relations workshop theme Ann Landers Monday, Aug. 16 JACKPOT NOS. "20 ALARM BINGO" SI Gold Card Pay Double 55 Door Cards (Many other extras) Regular Cards 25c or 5 for 13lh St. and 61h Avo. 'A' N. No children under 16 allowed Ole Turnbull, director of ed- ucation, Western Cooperative College, in Saskatoon, Sask., is to be the course co-ordinator of a human relations workshop to be held al the Lcllibridge Friendship Centre. September 21 through 24. Sponsored by the Voice of AI- Day nursery for Italians berla Native Women's Society, il will feature resource per- sonel such as Mrs. Zella Har- ris, human resource officer, Edmonton; Eric Russell, com- munity development worker, Blood-Peigan district, depart- ment of Indian affairs, and northern development, Leth- bridge: and Mrs. Rose Yellow Feet, director of the Lethbridge i Friendship Centre. Special activities planned for i the workshop include sightsee- ing tours of the city, a smorgas- bord at the Centre, pow-wow, TORONTO (CP) A youth and an evening program on the worker, a social worker, Iwo final night which has not yet Icaehers and five students man-! been announced, aged this si'mmcr lo set up] Following the workshop, Sat- what may be Toronto's first 25> Mrs successful day nursery for the children of Italian immigrant parents. Miella Purnis, of the Company of Young Canadians, said the secret of the nursery's success is thai she and aJl of the statf speak Il.ilian so they were able In talk lo the mothers; and [he nursery charges only 50 cenls a day per child and even Ihen only if Ihe parents can af- ford it. Cotton, southern president of the Voice of Alberta Native Women's Society. be the I- I'.MALl. 1C I! VONKERS, N.Y. (API Sherry Lane, a lady groom at Ihe harness racing slables at chairman of the Society's gen- eral meeting at the Centre. The object of the workshop, according to the program, is, "lo help us have a better un- derstanding of one another and recognize each other as more lhan just another woman, man, or neighbor." This will be carried out inl.011gh discussion sessions, which "will enable us to work more closely together lo achieve our goals as human ,takinB on Delegates are expected to al- sponsihihlies Ilia were once from all ls 0, solely for a niLn never ask for help and never play a weak fe- male.'' Asking for help "would only cause resentment from the Miss Lane says. DEAR ANN ANDERS: Whenever I hear about a teen-ager committing suicide or bloving his mind with drugs 1 say to myself, "This is nature's law and it's a good one. The survival of the fittest. This person has proved he was not fit to live." Whether the inability to survive is due to weakness o[ character or a physical deficiency docs not matter. The fact that a person is unable to make a place for himself in the world is born out by his desire to leave it. And so far as 1 am concerned, the world is betler off if he leaves. We do not need any more weaklings, misfits or mental and phy- sical defectives adding to the confusion and pollution of an already overcrowded world. One of the reasons the drag problem is so difficult to eradicate is that the screwballs who are hooked get other malcontents involved. If they all did away with themselves the world would be a healthier and happier place. Print this let- ler if you dare. I'm telling you won't. R DEAR M.R.: I'm sorry you didn't send your name and address. I'd like to nominate you for the Humanitarian Award of 1984. Your notion thai only the strong are fit to live is nauseating. If these weaklings whom you obviously despise don't kili themselves, how about herding them into gas ovens? History records another dingbat who had ideas similar to yours. His name was Adolf Hitler. DEAR ANN LANDERS: I am a member of Die most beleagured, batUe-wary, rag-tag army in North America the parent of a teen-ager. T need a simple answer to a sim- ple question. Here it is: What do you Ihink of smoking rooms in high schools for studenls? This siihjccl has caused several heated discussions among our friends and family. I would appreciate it if you would express your views. Please tell us if you are for or against them and why. Walking Wounded. DEAR WOUNDED: I am against them. Providing a place for smoking implies not only approval but encouragement. The nolon that the kids are going to smoke anyway, so we might as well let them smoke in school, is total capitulation. Carrying that kind of reasoning one step further, one might argue in favor of providing the students with sleeping rooms as well. High school administrators cannot force students to stop smoking bill in my opinion they should not encourage smoking by giving [he students a special room lo do it in. I BINGO RAINBOW HALL 1401 Slh Ave- N- TUESDAY, AUGUST 17lh a I 8 p.m. Isl Jackpot S60 in 55 Nos., 2nd Jaekpol J60 in 57 Mas. Free and Games, 25c per Card, 5 Cards SI.00 3 Free Games Door Prize No Children Under 16 Years Sponsored By A.U.U.C. Associalion ATTEND THE ALL NEW A.N.A.F.-UNIT 34 COR. Slh AVE. ond 6th ST. S. IN THE CLUBROOMS TUESDAY, AUG. 17th 8 p.m. First 12 Games First Cord Others 25c ench 7 No. Jackpot (increases weekly) 2nd 7 No. Jnckpol (increases weekly) Extra 5 Games Cards 25c ca. or 5 for Blnckoul in 50 Numbers All regular games pay doublo if won in 7 nos. or less MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS Love Is booklets Due lo customs c'ifficullies, and monetary exchange, readers are asked to seixl re- quests for the 'Love Is' car- toon booklet directly fn Ixis Angeles Times Syndicate, Times Mirror Square, Los Angeles. Calif. 00053. Those readers who have sent in rL-ri-c-sts to The Her- ald will have money refund- ed and are (hanked for their interest in this feature. 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