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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tfcuridoy, Augull 19, 1971 For The Record By MARILYN ANDERSON Family Edilor TJID YOU HEAR about the suicide, the mass suicide which occurred tit Henderson Lake (his summer11 one's talking about it, of course. After all. it's not somelhin" one is proud of, especially offi- cials of the Lelhbridge Research station. The story lias finally been put together, the de- tails reconsfrucied. and for Ihe first time anywhere the tragic happening will be made public. One calm day this spring several men (a sure forecast of trouble) made a visit to Henderson Lake. There they discussed the troublesome weeds and the need to eradicate said weeds from the face of the earth. Their conversation was heard with horror! Could it really happen? Here in Lethbridge1? The talk continued. Cutting, spraying, chemical warfare. It didn't seem possible thai in this haven of peace and solitude, such violence could lake place. But the men left and darkness fell, and the hos- tility was soon forgotten by the residents of Hen- derson Lake. It wasn't long afterward, however, that the intru- ders came back, armed this time. The slaughter was determined and cold-blooded. It struck fear into those who were left. They outnumbered the enemy but what defense did they have against such weapons? There was no fight left in them. Faced with com- plete annihilation, they took the only way out suicide. There was time only to select a few hardy in- dividuals lo remain behind to face the terrors of the unknown and to fight with resistance to slay alive. And al last word their efforts have paid off. They are to be left alone to be tested and studied, to be sure, but still alive. For the rest, they lifted their roots from the muck in the lake, bowed their fragile heads and floated away to the Happy Fishing Lake in the sky. Some may say it was the hand of the unknown or attempt to explain the circumstances surrounding the mass and sudden death of thousands, but there it is in one simple world suicide! As Dick Pondweed says: It's a wise weed who knows when it's time to cut out! A tip of the typewriter ribbon to a Miami police- man who carried out his duties because of. despite, and for his wife. He booked her on two driving charges, testified against her in traffic court, paid her S10 fine, and sent her off lo driving school. He's even going lo babysit for her while she learns. And a real loser is John Bernet of London who made a bet with his wife that she couldn't keep her mouth shut for four days. He not only lost his S120 bet. but he didn't hear "I love you" for four days. Wipe your fridge clean and fresh with Cow Brand Soda No harsh chemicals, no soapy film! A sprinkle of COW BRAND Soda on a moist Sponge will safely clean your fridge sparkling- fresh. Removes stains. Removes odors. Leaves behind no odor of its own! So effective, it's recommended by refrigerator manufacturers. Freshens up counter tops and chopping boards.too! Sold in lib.and2lb.packages. Send for free recipe and household-hint booklet to: Church Owigftf Ltd., Sun Life Building, Montreal, Oue. First woman detective head feels sorry for criminals Ity JOHN 0. KOEHLF.n MrXICH (AP) A kindly, j graying woman of 55 has Iw- j conic the first woman in West Germany to licac! a detective (liri-iiun for a large metropoli- lar. police department. Part of her philosophy is: "Danger- ou? is the policeman who feels happy when he someone biliiiul Tin1 appointment was a [timing point for emancipa- tion in a country which for centuries has c o n s i d c r e il Kiiche, Kueche" the realm of women. That means "children, church, kitchen." For Mathilda Karl it was a personal triumph. She was chosen from among 20 lop po- lice officers lo head (he crimi- nal investigation division of Munich-West, largest district in the Bavarian capital. This makes her responsible for the safety of 300.000 persons. As a rank equivalent to a chief inspector, she directs the work ol 30 men and two women, including three inspectors. She also rales her subordinate's for promotion. MEN'S KEACTION fiOOD ''The reaction of the men under Frat' Karl has been very good." says Herman Ilaering, director of Munich's detectives, who pushed the ap- pointment of a woman to a job heretofore reserved for men. German police departments have long hr.d women detec- tives in segregated divisions, with responsibililics limited lo the investigation of sex crimes involving juveniles, general juvenile delinquency and crime prevention. "I decided (hat we would break through Ihe narrow character of the women's criminal police and use the women for general investiga- tions and for leadership posi- Hacring said. Haering said Fran Karl is "performing brilliantly." lie described her as ''highly intel- ligent, energetic and one who never loses her feminine charm." Eire looks more like a kin- dcTparleit Icacher I h a n a skilled dcleclive trained in judo. She has had her share of perilous assignments. In one she was a decoy to obtain entry into the apartment of a woman who mrde (he plates for a counterfeiting gang. NEVER MARRIED Fran Karl has never mar- ried because she had lo care for her mother until she died a few years ago Trained in Ihe use of fire- arms, she lias never carried a gun, even though her work in crime prevcniiou took her to the sleeziest of the Munich un- derworld bars. In spite o[ having worked on hundreds of morals cases and other emotionally disturbing crimes, Frau Karl has re- mained extremely scnsilive. She readily admits that it was not easy lo adjust: 'r" WOMAN CHIEF Chief inspector Mathilde Karl, 55, welches her boss, Herman Haering, direclor of Munich's deteclive force, as he looks at her district, black border- ed orea upper left, on the map of Munich. Karl is the first woman appoinled head of a criminal invesligation division of a lorg? metropolitan police department in Ger- many. Senior citizens honored in quilt Recognition has been given River'; Ridgevicw Lodge, Ray- lo (he 14 senior citizens lodges moid; Crest View Lodge, in Alberta by one of their lodge Pincher Creek; New Brooks matrons, Marie Colletl, of Lodge, Vulcan; Pioneer Lodge, Claresholm, Fort Macleod, and Porcupine Miss Colletl, in about a im] claresholm wllln.c JIiss year's work nnndpaimed rep- resentalive quilling squares of I CollcU ls malron'____________ each of the lodges in liquid embroidery. "Sometimes 1 had lo go into Ihe history of the Miss Collelt said in a visit to The Herald this week, "but I tried to find a picture which would Iruly represent the com- munity." Pleasant View Lodge at Bow Island as an example is por- trayed by a stag since It lj quite a deer hunting area. Miss Collett designed and drew the squares and the quilting was done by her Mrs. Leonora Hodgson, a resi- dent at the Clearview Lodge in Taber. Other southern Alberta Lodges are the Green Acres, Golden Acres, and Golden Acres collages of Lelhbritlge; Chinook Foundation, Canlslon; Cypress View Lodge. Medicine Singapore has about more males than females in its total population of 2.1 million. BINGO Scandinavian Hall 229 121h ft. "C" N. Fri., Aug. 20th Starts a, p.m. Doors Open p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 4lh, 8th and 12ln Gam el in 7 Numberi WORTH in 55 Noi. Proceeds fo Leth. Aux. Hospital Sorry No One Under 16 Yean of Age Allowed Sponsored by the Vosa lodga 4 Pre-School Classes (NORTH LETHBRIDGE KINDERGARTEN) LIMITED OPENINGS INQUIRE: 327-1484 OR 328-9360 Hat; Medicine Tree Manor. High New legislation HONG KONG (Renter) New legislation has been duced in Hong Kong to allow unmarried mothers lo claim maintenance payments from the fathers of (heir Ihe malemily hospital. Marie Collett, matron of the Porcupine Hills Lodge in Claresholm poses with her year-long quilting project. .-'v calendar oj- Casual Comfortable Shoes for the whole family for BACK-TO-SCHOOL OPEN THURSDAY TILL 9 P.M. GREEN'S SHOES ON SIXTH STREET SOUTH local happening} The Medicine Hat Minus One Club will hold a barn dance in the St. Edmonds hall Saturday. The Havre, Mont., club will also attend. Music is by Uie Dukes, and dancing is from 9 till 1. Japan had foreign vis- itcrs in the fiscal year ending March 31, 1971. PUBLIC BINGO JACKPOT 16 GAMES LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstair.) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE WHITE COLORED u N I F O R M WHITE SISTER THE GRADUATE JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE 404 5th STREET S. (Upstairs) PHONE 328-3631 STRETCH GET THE FACTS tlifV. 18 ago EINA FAll; Jtr.lcS SfllrhoB, Now are- getting Melted Our "5o (IS year, rMl.I. SUPPRMATIC can do more lhan our eom- pollton' 1971 modeli. ELNA SUPER. ran: MATIC i> rot.d world't molt venqtlle tewing machlnp. PONT IUV UNTll YOU for demonlrrotlon contact SEWINO CENTRE 401 5th Strt.t South 357-8177 or 117-1111 JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, Aug. 19th STARTS s-.oo P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL CORNER nth STREET B AND 7th AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts al and is Won Every Thursday 5th-7 No. Jackool Pot o' Gold 535 256 PER CARD OR 5 FOR SI.00 ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Person! under 16 years not allowed Spontored by Ladies' Aid of St. Peter and Sr. Paul's Church CONFIDENTIALLY YOURS TORONTO, Aucust 19th "Sanitation for the Nation" is, I'm sure, a slogan familiar lo most Canadians Since 1927 C. II. Wood Company (whose slogan this is) has been providing worthwhile, sanitation products lo hospitals, schools and other institutions. N'ovy the same high quality products are available lo consumers. One of Ihcsc is called C. II. WOOD Mil FRESHENEK... in lovely .scents of Cedar, Pine or Lavender. They come in 3 oz. and 8 oz. blocks... and can be conveniently luinq in closets, kitchens, lialli- rooms, etc. I find the beauty of G. II, Wood Air Freshener is that il works conslanilu... cxudinf! a dclitjIiKul scent. This, together with the modest cost, makes G. II. Wood Air Freshener extremely tood value! _______ NOTHING BOOSTS YOUR CONFIDENCE more than knowing that you're clean frcsh-as-a- daisy... and feminine all over. That's why the mint-fresh feminine douche, should he an important part nf your beaiily rouline. Demure is genljy medicated lo help destroy odour-causing bnclcrin. It's cnsy to use, loo, and comes in a praclical plastic bottle you can keep handy on your medicine shelf. So if you want tho assurance... and poise... Ihal conies with per- sonal cleanliness, aik for Demure at your family drugstore now. I'm sure you'll asrcc that this is one of the easiest aids lo loveliness. WHETHER YOUR INCLUDE TRAVELLING- lo some exotic land or enjoying Ihe com- forts al home or collage... UP sure to keen DIl. FOWLER'S KXTRACT OF WILD STRAW- BKIiriY handy. Often chances in water, over- indulgence in luscious fresh fruits and vege- tables or just nervous excilemcnt will cause diarrhea or "Summer Al the very first sign of the nausea, cramps or weakness uf diarrhea. Dr. Fowler's will quick, gentle relief wilhfliit causing constipation. Dr. Fowler's Kxlracl is formulated from roots and herbs and has been helpful lo over (i generations ot Canadian adults and children. You, too, can depend on Dr. Fowler's Extract. LOTS OF PEOPLE (with lots of money) don't have to worry about rising food costs. I'm more concerned aboul those neopli.who can't afford lo "hang Ihe. expense" yet haven't tried DOMINION'S DRF.P DISCOUNT 1'UICKS, "Just they say. Anyone interested in saving money should Iry lo find out wh.tt's behind those When Dominion says, "You'll find thousands of everyday Deep Discount Ihey mean (-ratlin Ihal! If Dominion didn'l bnck up Ihcir Deep Discount promise, can you loll me why far more Canadians BOW shop at Dominion lhan ot any other stoic? ;