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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Doctor disputes pill fears MONTREAL (CP) Dr Jacques Desrosiers, professor o gynccology at University' Montreal, said here there no proven link between the use of birth control pills and tiirom bosis in women. He told the 40th convention o the Association of French-Ian guage Doctors that women should not be frightened by myths surrounding the use o the pill. Dr. Desrosiers said studies have shown the pill does nbi cause excessive coagulation o! the of the causes o; thrombosis. Furthermore, he said, an American study of children born to women who used birth con- trol pills before pregnancy shows no effect on their health. Mother objects to zodiac bus passes EDMONTON (CP) An Edmonton mother objects to the zodiac designs used on the city's monthly school-bus pass and has told the public school board her daughter "should not be subjected to it." The mother said she real- izes that zodiac designs are in vogue with large numbers of people showing interest in horoscopes, but she will not let her daughter buy the bus pass until the objectiona- ble designs are removed. She said she docs not believe in the zodiac. Mr. Taylor said a "fairly difficult" design was chosen to ensure that passes could not be copied or counterfeited. He said the designs had been in use since Sept. 1 and the woman was the only per- son to complain. The mother was put in a difficult position because there was no question of choice as to the type of pass her daughter could use but an entire year's supply of passes could not be changed on the basis of one complaint. Uncluttered brow effect six different styles Buying a wig for the holidays MONTREAL Are you embarking on the exciting ad- venture of buying your first wig or an addition to your wig wardrobe to work extra beauty magic into your holiday hairstyles? Even if you're a veteran wig-wearer by now, and Have settled on one, two or even three wigs that suit your life- style, (here's a lot to know about wig care to keep them looking just like new. But, once you know the basic rules of proper wig care, washing your wig and keeping it looking great is as easy and simple as sudsing out a dripdry, synthetic blouse. Do's your wig thoroughly after each wearing, with a wire wig brush, to remove any accumulation of uusi aau spray. A special needled wig brush should be used with firm but gentle strokes. Do not brush too close to the wig foundation. your wig after every seven to 10 wearings. Use cool or cold water and a mild shampoo which gently cleanses and maintains the wig's natural lustre. Beware fabric washing products or regular shampoo. They can dull synthetic hair and leave it looking lifeless. Squeeze suds gently through the wig. Do not scrub. Rinse thoroughly in cool running water until the water runs clean. Press out excess water gently. Do not wring. Remove any remaining excess water by blotting with a towel. Then turn the wig inside out and hang to air-dry. Dry away from heat as you would your finest lingerie. Wigs will dry faster and maintain their comfortable four- way stretch better if allowed to air-dry, rather than drying on a wig block. For protective care, use a special wig conditioner peri- odically after shampooing. only special wig hairspray on your wig if desired1 on a windy day. the wig inside out between wearings so the foun- dation can air-out thoroughly. In this way, it can be stored easily in a drawer or carried in your purse. Don'fs use a curling iron nor a hair dryer on your dynel wig. Many wigs have permanently set-in curls, waves, body ana" bounce and are not affected by humidity and dampness. They do not absorb moisture as human hair does, thus curling is unnecessary. Never brush the wig when it is wet. Brush the wig be- fore shampooing to remove tangles and accumulated dirt. use bleaches, tints or permanent hair coloring on your rag. And do not use a color rinse unless you have been thoroughly trained to do so. If you must use a color rinse, first test the product on a strand of the wig. (This is always at your own risk.) wear your wig while working in a very hot kitchen, or near an open flame. Although dynel wigs are non-flammable, any excessive heat can distort and frizz the hairstyle. Monday, December 7, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 19 A I I calendar of mini-midi look Especially affects Jewish women Marriage inequality' TORONTO (CP) Mar- riage places a man in a status superior to his wife, ai women's liberationist told the Federation of Jewish Women's Organizations. Maryon Kantaroff, a To- ronto sculptor and member of the New Feminists, said her organization is opposed to marriage because it perpctu- news Deb-Teens are until January. Registrations will be announced in YWCA News. Blue Triangles (8 to 1: years) will be held at the fol lowing schools and all girls an invited to attend: Tuesday Agnes Davidson 7 to 8, and Westminster to p.m. Wednesday Susie Bawden 7 to 8, and St. Basil's 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday Senator Buchan Scotty Suggests fer that man on your Christmas List Alpaca Sweaters In the newest collared style and V necks. Wide assortment of colors. Priced from Men's Slacks [V A large selection of new K Forlrel knits, also wools and perma-press casuals, i? stripes, checks. 41 g Priced from 0 IN DOUBT ABOUT SIZE? g GIVE A C, GIFT CERTIFICATE an to 8. Lakeview and Gal braith to p.m. Girls Gymnastics (8 to I years) Allan Watson School Tuesday, 7 to 8 p.m. Synchronized Swim (10 to 2t years) is held at the Fritz Sick Pool from to 6 p.m on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Ladies Keep Fit and Swim classes are held as follows: Monday Keep Fit, 7 to 8 p.m. 8 to 9 p.m., Swim 8 to 9 p.m. 9 to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Thurs day mornings Keep Fit: t Swim to These classes are held at the Civic Centre in co-operation with the City Parks and Rec reation Department. Baby sitting provided for the mom ing classes. Bridge Classes at the Residence on Wednesday afternoon, 2 to 4 p.m. English classes at the North Side Li brary Wednesday, 2 to 4 p.m, HEADS U.S. PANEL VANCOUVER (CP) A Uni- versity of British Columbia pro- fessor of education has been chosen to preside at a session of a White House conference on children in Washington, D.C., in December. Dr. Edward G. Sum- mers, 37, was one of 24 experts chosen to head sessions of the conference called by President Vixon. An expert in the field of anguage arts and reading, Dr. summers will lead the forum on he "right to read" program. He came to UBC from the Uni- rersity of Indiana in August, 969, in Hie 7 Si. Shopping Moll Phono 327.2232 LOTS OF HOT SOFT WATER THE BIG Launderette 1263 3rd Avenue South ates an unfair "political" situ- ation. She told her listeners, most of them middle-aged, their af- fluence and status hinges on the earnings and position of their husbands. Jewish women are particu- larly oppressed because of re- ligious traditions, she said. "It is not by accident that Hamilton home-school meets Dec. 9 Hamilton Junior High School's home and school meet- ing will meet Wednesday at 8 p.m. and will concern the arts program. Topics include discussion of the objectives and aims of the arts program; demonstration of the various media used; display of art work by Grades 7, 8, and 9 of paintings, drawings, collage, prints, sculpture and construc- tion. A good attendance is request- ed. Refreshments will be serv- ed. some of the strongest women in the liberation movement are Jewesses." Asked if the move toward equality of the sexes would mean more marriage break- downs, Miss Kantaroff re- plied: MARRIAGES BETTER? "Marriages are breaking down now, but the marriages that last today are probably better than those that re- mained intact 50 years ago." A Toronto psychiatrist told the conference that many chil- dren who leave home to join a commune are looking for an "extended" family situation. Dr. Vivian Rakoff, director of post-graduate education at Toronto's Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, said children who live only with their parents may yearn for the older sys- tems in which grandparents and other relations all lived together. He said friends could play the role of relatives except that people move too much. "The average North Ameri- can family moves once in every five years. That's a hell of a lot of moving. "People are slowly develop- ing a they make friends and then they are gone. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes Ann Landers "I hope you like call it 'saufeed moldy stuff from a bowl on the third shelf of the refrigerator'." WINNERS af O.O.R.P. TEA MRS. J. PA5KUSKI Door Prii. MRS. A. C. FlINT- Meney Doll MRS. G. NICOLSON- At long last PORTSMOUTH, England (CP) A romance which broke up S3 years ago had a happy ending when Albert Mayno and Hannah Griffin got married re- cently. Albert, 83, explained they parted originally because he thought Hannah, now 79, had too many boy-friends, ._ DEAR ANN LANDERS: My boyfriend and I had another fight. It could be our last. The fight was about the same old thing. Marijuana. I want Mike to quit smoking but he refuses. He also refuses to admit he is hooked. He insists the only thing wrong with pot is that it's illegal. I told him that's reason enough for me and if he doesn't knock it off we are finished. I can see a big difference in Mike when he is smoking but I can't get it across to him. He gets dreamy-eyed, lazy, doesn't want to talk or go anyplace just sits and stares into space. His grades are slipping and he isn't as neat about his personal appearance as he used to be. He doesn't see this either. Please, Ann, tell Mike what pot is doing to his life. He thinks you're sharp and I'll bet you can get through to him. Thanks Pot Hater DEAR P. H.: I can't tell Mike what pot Is doing to Ms life because pot does different things to different people. I'd have to know first what the guy smokes. Is it pure pot, or the weak stuff cut with alfalfa and hay? I'd have to know if he inhales and how often he smokes. Is it once a month or twice a day? The emotional stability of the smoker is another important factor. An unstable kid could get perma- nently zonked on grass. There are recorded cases of pot having triggered psychotic episodes. On the other hand, an emotionally healthy, well-balanced kid might get nothing more than a pleasant high. I'd have to know, too, why Mike smokes. Is it an escape? Is he doing it to be one of the "in" crowd? Is he experimenting? Or is he thumbing his nose at the establishment, his parents, or the law? Your statement that Mike's grades are slipping and he is not as neat about his personal appearance as he once was, is a tipoff that pot may be destroying his self-esteem and sapping his energy. This, according to the experts is one of the most damaging side effects. While some kids can smoke pot and remain functional, other kids run into trouble. Pot can kill motivation and make dreamers out of doers. And the real hazard is that no kid can tell in advance what it will do to him. Moreover, the person who is being damaged by pot is usually the last one to know. My position is that no teen-ager should fool around with a mind-altering substance of any kind booze, pills or drugs, soft OR hard. Especially if it's against the law. DEAR ANN LANDERS: I am a telephone receptionist who ;ries to be courteous to all callers. It's my job to make friends for the firm and I take my responsibilities seriously. It is also my job to put callers in touch with the proper department so I must ask specific questions. This morning a man wanted to speak to the president of the firm. I asked the gentleman Ms name and the name of his company. He replied, "My name is I am with My grandmother's maiden name was Jones. .1 wear a 42 long, part my hair on the left side and my birthstone is the ruby. Is there anything else you want U> I was so taken aback that I couldn't think of a snappy comeback to put him in his place. What should I have said? lUuca, N.Y. DEAR ITH: Your Job Is to handle the calls not put people in their place. During the course of a day you un- doubtedly speak to a wide variety of people. If you are doing your job well you ignore tho clowns and respond politely to everyone. That's the best put-down of all. Sexuality topic of conference Human sexuality will be the topic for discussion at a re- gional conference for all mem- bers of the medical profession in the Lethbridge area Dec. 10, Sponsored by the University of Calgary faculty of medicine, ihe conference is scheduled for p.m. in St. Michael's Hos- pital. Resource speaker will be Dr. larry Brody, head of the divi- sion of obstetrics and gynecol- ogy at Foothills Hospital in Cal- gary. Parents meet to hear plans for open area A meeting has been called 'or parents of children attend- Jig Grades 3 6 at Central and ?leetwood Schools Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Susie Bawden auditorium. The open area will be viewed >y parents and plans and sug- jestions will be discussed by he staff. The possibility of forming a home and school will also be considered. local haenings appe Preceptor Eta Chapter Beta Sigma Phi will meet at tb0 home Mrs. W. A. Nelson 1020 Fern Crescent Tuesday at p.m. Xi NU Chapter Beta Sigma Phi will meet at the of Mrs. J. Higgins Tuesday at p.m. for the Christmas party at 3505 Lakewood Road. Program will be given by Mrs. R. Hittenhouse on The Good Life. Kappa Chapter Beta Sigma Phi will hold its Christmas party on Tuesday at p.m. at the home of Mrs, Jim Stead 1134 Lakeview Drive A short business meeting will be held. Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at the home of Mrs. Maureen Simpson 1910 14 Ave. S. Tuesday at 8 p.m. In place of the program a workbee will be held and mem- are reminded to bring all necessary supplies. Co-hostess is Mrs. Gladys Simons. CPR Pensioners meeting to held Tuesday at local club rooms at 2 p.m. Good attend- ance requested. The regular meeting of Laurel Chapter, No. 43, OES will be held in the Masonic Hall on Monday at p.m. There will be a pot luck supper at p.m., prior to the meeting, and there will be initiation. All visiting members are welcome. The Literature Dept. of the Mathesis Club will be held at the home of Mrs. P. Sander 3309 7th Ave. S, On Tuesday at p.m. Tau Chapter Beta Sigma Phi will meet Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Ethel Hig- gins, 1809 7th Ave. S. Co-host- esses will be Mrs. Marge San- ford and Mrs. Bev Perkins. The program for the evening's "Her .Crowning will be presented by Mrs. Roni Her- manutz and Mrs. Marg S'anford. CWT'lM IDS TIMI1 ignoring smiles of othtr women, LA. TO F.O.E. BINGO Monday, Dec. 7th JACKPOT N05. "20 ALARM BINGO" Gold Card Pay Door Cards (Many other extras) Regular Cards 25c or S for 13th St. and 6th Ave. 'A' N. No children under 16 allowed ATTEND THE ALL NEW A.N.A.F.-UNIT 34 BINGO IN THE CLUBROOMS COR. Sth AVE. and Oth ST. S. TUESDAY, DEC. Sth 8 p.m. TURKEY BINGO First 12 Gomes First Card Others 25c each 7 No. Jackpot (increases weekly) 2nd 7 No. Jackpot (increases weekly) Extra 5 Games Cards 25c ea. or 5 for Blackout in 50 Numbers All regular game: pay double if won in 7 nos. or For A.N.A.F. Members and their guests ;