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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta friday, 1, 1972 THE UTKeRIDOI HHALD Surrey discloses apathy, paranoia VANCOUVER fCP) T7ie findings of Status, a 42 page compilation ot inter- views taken from a random sampling 650 households. SUJT- pr Ised eve n t he resea cohere, were hired by the Status vi Women Council. They were to study the status of women in Vancouver, Burn- WeeWhimsv PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ElKS LODGE ROOM (Upslain) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. 'ahy, North and West Vancoti- vc-r. i Carole Anne Soong, co-ordJna- I tor of IK six-week project, said the researchers that: j the married women working outside their homes more than one-hall do so be- cause of financial necessity; j third of the women in- terviewed suffer on-the- jrjl> discrimin a t i o n but are i afraid to report it because they j might lose their jobs or he la- belled i from the widely held i tbeorv that women won't sup- port "other v.orr.t-i, 93 per cent! of those interviewed would cross party lints to vote for a quali- fieri 'wornan candidate. N'onc of the researchers ex- pected the "absolute paranoia" aroused by the very mention o! women's 'liberation, said Ms. Soong. The reatfjrjns of the men were interesting, she said. One re- searche; said a man grabbed the question n a i r e from her, crumpled it and threv; it into street lie read Status of Women on it. An- other man slammed the door, saying: ''My wife have any opinions." found the strong- support for status for csme from young or old Vi'omen. Middle-aged women tended to be apathetic, they found. One of the surprises was the by K per cent of the women people readily available through ho me mailer sers-ices to cook and keep house for families, in those emergencies when the mother must leave the home. Ann Landers DKAH ANN LANDERS: I'm sure there are thousands, 11 ml millions of people in your reading audience who are fat, know it, hate it, would love to weight hut have no will power. This is the way I was until I got sick ot myself and devised my own personal technique for slaying away from ruinous rich foods (which 1 dearly lovej, and eating hall por- tions instead of reaching for thirds. I had a friend take several snapshots of me in panties and back, side-view, even' angle imaginable to reveal my true dimensions. I carried these pictures with me and looked at them before every meal. It was enough to spoil my appetite. j I then recorded my true weight in red paint on a big i placard. As my weight went down I crwied ojt the old num- ber and wrote in the new. It was a tremendous I do no', keep candy, cookies, sweet rolls, cake 'or other tempting gvxiies in the In stead I stock the fridge with fruit, earro'.s and celery. And I've learned that water can quench my thirst. The pounds came off! Now that I have a new body I intend to keep it by re- membering the fat one that made me feel inferior and ashamed to the point I hated myrelf. Triin In Chicago DEAR THIN: A great many people do not realize that excessive eating is closely akin to alcoholism. This is why Weight Watchers often succeeds v.hen everything else has concept is similar to A.A. My double congratula- tions to you for being able to (Jo it on your own. Few people can. DEAR ANN LANDERS: I'm writing for the benefit o! that nut who wanted his eight-month-old nephew to be the best man at his wedding because he was his closest male blood relative. Just yesterday I ran across an article that oxlined in detail the duties of a best man. Here they tre: Help the groom dress. Hand him the bride's ring. Make the first toast to the bride and groom. Dance with the bride after she has danced trie first dance with the groom, the Eeccmd dance with her father, and the third dance with her EDMONTON"