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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta WidniMfoy, Auguil 10, 197J THI inHERIDOl 23 CAROL-ANN LANG, led, and KAZUE (NANCY) FUJITA Pretty Carol-Ann may yet see again Ann Landers VANCOUVER (Cl'i Carol.; Miss Fujita listened anrl re- Anil Lanq, 20. of Vancouver membered seeing physicians imachi and Yamanaka restore sight lo a young Chinese man faced certain blindness befor meetinj! a young .Japanese nurse on a crowcVKl Vancouver bus last February. Today she's in the K a i s c I Hospital at Kobe, .lanan, recov- ering from a delicate three- hour brain operation performed by two o( .Japan's top eye cialists. spe- Prof. Imachi and Dr. Ako Yamanaka say Ihcy liave tiallcd the progression of blind- ness and feel their patient will regain a good portion of her fiighl. Miss Lung and the Japanese nurse, Kazue Nancy Fujita. worked al the same nursing home, but had never met be- fore that February bus ride. Miss Fujita, who became a registered nurse in Tokyo, was putting in time at the nursing home until tier KnRlish was an operation at the Kaisei Hospital. Miss Fujita wrote the hospi- tal, and when six weeks passed without an answer, the women placed a person-to-persou call to Dr. Yamanaka. Miss told him abmit the "beautiful Canadian girl with lire big blue eyes" who seemed to have the same symptoms as the young Chinese man on whom he hart operated. Dr. Yamanaka told Miss Lang he thought lie could help her, hut he would need a his- tory and x-rays from her on- Ihalmolcgist. The oplhalmolofiisl lold Miss I. a n K that "surgery is warranted" and that her mother, who hart been recking medical help for her daughter gooc1- enough to pass the regis- tered nurse exams in liritish C o 1 u m h i a. She immediately wanted lo know why Miss hang was working al the nursing home wlien she could get much better employment. sclerosis, although Miss Lang "I will iw blind." Miss l-ang did not have multiple sclerosis. said. don't help me; I Miss Lang was advised to get years, was protective." The diagnosis was given as optic; neuritis, u condition gen- erally associated with multiple DKAH ANN LANDERS: Yesterday afternoon at about p.m. company mid unannounced. My husband was lying down trying to lake a nap. I was in kitdien preparing food for 18 people who were invited, for the next (Jay. These drop-In guests showed no embarrassment at Incon- veniencing us. What bunied me up more than anything was that my husband offered them the food 1 bad prepared for the next day's company. They made hogs of themselves and practically wiped me out. After they left I had to clean up tile mess and started cooking and baking again. I was in (lie kitchen until p.m. Now my husband i.sn't speaking lo me. He says I huml- iiaU-d him bccBU.se I wa.sri'l charming and hospitable. I'd like your comments. Miffed With Milton In Montana DF'JAR MIFFKD: Husbands should Veep their noses out nf the kitchen unless they are lining tho cooking and baking. Milton had no right to offer the food you had prepared for the following day. When people drop in unexpectedly, the help- less victims (surprised hosts) have no obligation lo lay on a feed or anything else. DKAR ANN LANDERS: Flow many times has someone asked, "Do you mind if I smoke" and even though you'd rather not have smoke blown in your face you say, "That's all right, go ahead." New evidence should be called to the attention of the reading public, Aim, and here it Is. Recent experiments at Texas A and M University indicate that M minutes in a smoke-filled room significantly increase.? the non-smoker's heart rate, blood pressure and the amount of carbon monoxide in his blood. A team of researchers at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center reported that smoke drifting from the burning ends of cigarettes, pipes and cigars contains cadmium which could definitely be harmful when inhaled by onlookers. Another research team at Wayne State University In Detroit found that acute illnesses, mostly respiratory, were twice as prevalent among young children whose parents smoked at home than among children parents did not Please, Ann, urge your readers to say. when asked, "do you mind if 1 Yes, I do mind. It's bad for iny Iwiallh." Kiesewelter, Executive Director, T.B. and Health Society, Wayne-Oakland Counties DEAR C. K.: Thank you for writing. For those who nre too timid to say. "Ye.s. T do mind." 1 suggest that you clip this column snd have copies made. When asked the question simply hand it. over. That should clear a sinus or two. can barely sec." i n lendar of fhe Navy Ix-apie of Can- ada, Corps, will hold a recruiting evening for young men aged 11-13, com- mencing 6-11 p.m. loniglit, at tho ship, the N'LCC Chinook, 17th St. and lOlh Avc. S. Interested young people are invited to tw in attendance phone at the aliove lime for informa- tion. r h r I x' I a n Science tastl- mony meeting will be held Wednesday at p.m in tho church auditorium, 4th Ave. S. welcome. The Pensioners and Senior Citizens Ladies Auxiliary, affil- iated with Ihe Provincial and National Pensioners and Senior CiUzcns Organization, will meet on Friday at 2 p ni. in nsy jmb ft I Honey Dew Melons Ju MEATS PHONE 327-529S J ROASTS of BEEF I.Ofl PORK SHOULDER STEAK 79C TURKEYS UTILITY 6-10 Ib. overage Ib, 43 Hams or Wieners A Ib. DOlOgn ne Piece Alberto Gold Ib. 690 Chuck Steaks )b RAISIN SCONES 45' BAKERY Phone 327-2424 WHITE LAYER CAKE 69 VW EACH DOZ. DATE LOAF CAKE 49' EACH 'Value'Village LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF jllh STRICT ond 6lh AVENUE S. ;