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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, DtCtmbvr 18, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD -35 'Christmas not season to be jolly9 RICHMOND, Va (AP) Contrary to the popular song, Christmas is not the season to be jolly, says Dr. James Mathis Dr Mathis, a psychiatrist at the Medical College of Vir- ginia, says that Christmas just as often is the season to be depressed "Hot-line" answering serv- ices catering to people with problems do a big business at Christmas, the doctor says, adding there also are more suicide attempts "According to Madison Ave- nue, everybody is to feel says Dr Mathis "But if a person already has some reason not to feel instance, if he's may become even more depressed Christmas also is a time for nostalgia, Dr Mathis says "When we remember back, we always have a tendency to forget the bad There's a long- ing to go the realization that one more year has gone by Other reasons for holiday depression, Dr Mathis says, include that results in "a big letdown between Christmas and New Year's when the bills start coming in tendency to use the holi- day to "let yourself go" and do things you normally wouldn't "It's good to let your hair down occasionally, (but) sometimes there are re- percussions Allowance discrepancy examined SASKATOON (CP) Complaints launched by seven women farmers against Canada Manpower over its allotment of training allowances will be in- vestigated by the Provincial Status of Women Advisory Council Ed Tchorzewski minister in charge of the Sta'tus of Women said this week He will ask the council's co operation in studying the dis- crimination charges to see whether they are justified The minister was responding to criticism aimed at Canada Manpower per sonnel here The women farmers now participating in a farm management course in Beechey Sask said they were receiving smaller in- come allowances than the married men in the course They said the discrepancy in allowance structure means married women are dis- couraged from learning about farm management The women said both members of a farming couple contribute to operation of the farm and one person's absence from the farm is as important as the other Christmas Shop at "The Store When Ladies Shop (or Men" Bob suggests SKI SWEATERS by Demetre Bold stripes m a rainbow of colors In doubt about give A GIFT CERTIFICATE Oentlemcn J MEN'S WEAR LTD. Two to you: 314-Tth STREET SOUTH PhoiM 327-2232 331-5th STREET SOUTH 327-2620 Chris Stewart Calling all 'pack rats9 If you're a collector, or a pack rat, the Rangeland Bottle and Glass Club is for you Tom McKim, president, reports the 150 members collect everything from bottles to insulators Gerry McMahon, club secretary, purchased one of the 250 Cana- f f dian Winter Games silver coins, offered for sale locally, to add to her silver com collection Ben and Joan Carter, m their '27 Model T Ford will be among the 20 local antique car owners participating in the Anti- que Car Club tour slated for Lethbridge next July The circle tour, to include Banff, Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge, will bring 150 dated cars to the city immediately following Whoop Up days Evan Evans and Wayne Brown are in charge of the tour's planning committee with Dorothy Evans heading the ways and means committee Joan Carter edits the the club's paper Lila Bennett Spencer, member of the local Writer's Workshop and daughter in law of local historian J. A. Spencer of Magrath, is selling her work to the Western Producer Writers interested in joining the group should contact the secretary, Alberta Close at 328-2819 Pollution of the Mind and Body A Family Concern, is the topic to be considered at the one day home and school conference sponsored by Area No 11 at Gilbert Paterson School, Jan 18 Mabel Byam, director, is looking for volunteers to work on such committees as "Smoking and Drug "Television and Pornography" and "Alcohol "We want total family she reports Back from a Calgary Smok- ing and Health Conference, iponsored by the Canadian Federa- tion of Home and Schools, she was surprised to learn children as young as age five are experimenting with smoking because of peer pressure She hopes to gear the upcoming conference to include parents of children as young as kindergarten age Volunteers can reach her at 327-0040 Area training chairman Elizabeth Hall has lined up three judges to assess the essays submitted m the Girl Guides' Promise and Law competition, deadline for which is Jan 15 Assisting Mrs Hall will be Yvonne Storfie, ex Guider, ex teacher Ruth Clarke, and Cheri Baunton, creative writer Regulations governing word length are Brownies, 300-500, Guides, 750-1200, Rangers, 1500-2000 and Cadets, 1500-2000 words Attic Theatre members plan to present two one act early Tennessee Williams' plays at the Yates in mid February Directed by Coaldale Little Theatre's director, Murray Robison, who operates the theatrical workshop on the top floor of his home, the thespians will present "Moony's Kid Don't Cry and "The Case of the Crushed Petunia In April they'll present Paul Osborne's three act play, "On Borrowed Time Nanc O'Mara, who arrived in Alberta from Yorkshire, England, in 1910, will mark her 90th milestone at an Open House at the home of her son in law and daughter Murray and Kaye Robison, 334 12th St S on Jan 1 Green Acres Kiwanis members have raised from their 10 day door to door sale of apples Harold Pmney and Jerry Weavers organized the successful effort Proceeds will go to various projects, including sharing expenses, arising when children have to be hospitalized at distant points Don't throw away your old hearing aid1 Members of the local Quota club will repair and recycle old models for those unable to afford them Telephone Agnes Short at 7-3596 for pick-up ser- vice Colin Wiebe, who earned the most proceeds froni the Op- timist's annual bike-athon, was the proud winner of a five-speed bike at the club's Youth Appreciation banquet Wendy and Michael Prokop, second and third place winners, won the bike radio and set of bike tires, respectively Guests were YAC members Joan Holtz and Boyd Mailman; Leonard Newton from the Dorothy Gooder School and Patty McLellan and Fay Mills from the Optimist's junior girls' fastball team Originality and thorough research are the keys to winning the annual Science Fair award, says chairman Hank Vander Pluym Deadline for entries is Jan 31 Five winning entrants out of 71 entries last year, chosen to attend Calgary's national six-day fair included Dennis Raima of Barnwell, whose topic was Flapped Airfoils, David Wojgowica of Picture Butte, whose entry, Consequences of Plate Tectonics, won him second place, and Michael Long, Dan Averle and Tim Westwood of Lethbridge This year's national fair is slated for May 4 to 10 at Jonquiere, Que Entries must be confined to either biological and physical science or earth and space Holly sprigs, red and green napkin rings and gay yuletide serviettes will grace the Christmas trays of the 150 Municipal Hospital patients, thanks to ambitious auxiliary members head- ed by President Norah Hawn, who prepared the pretty favors There's nothing like Christmas surprises, espec'ally when they come in amounts, says Meals on Wheels Co-ordmator Ethel Reid, recipient of such a gift from the Independent Order of Foresters Will Hamilton, Chief Ranger of County Windy West No 562 made the presentation last Sunday at the annual Christmas party at Lakeview School With the price of the 30 daily meals steadily rising the sizeable donation is most welcome Ms Reid states Christmas dinner prepared by Mrs. Eddie Potts of the Town Chef, and delivered by willing volunteers Christmas Day, will be climaxed this year by delicious pudding made by Iris Aspeslet and members of the St Augustine's Guild Members of the Percepta and Kappa Chapters, Beta Sigma Phi, will fur- nish the homemade goodies Marcia Kometz, the littlest cherub in the nativity play stag- ed at St Augustine's Church last Sunday is keeping up the fami- ly tradition Her father, Doug Kometz and uncle Gordon were featured in earlier plays with many of the costumes made by Marcia's late grandmother, F Milan Kometz. Now in its 20th year, the nativity play continues to delight local audiences Directed again by Norah Hawn, with Frank Whiteley directing the junior choir, Rev. Frank Lee was soloist Sheila Pisko of the Lethbridge Musical Theatre assisted with make-up and Ed Bay- ly of the Yates fashioned the beards The carefully-researched wardrobe has been prepared by Mrs. Arthur Heron, Betty Purdy and Ena Rossiter. The possibility of establishing a local Al-A-Teen group is be- ing investigated by Al-Anon members The need is here, they say, it's just a matter of getting the group organized Members are publicizing the TV film, Drink, Drank. Drunk, starring Carol Burnett, to be featured at 10 p m Sunday on CBC Al-Anon and AA members will enjoy a joint New Year's Eve dance at St Augustine's church hall The two local Al-Anon giuups, ulgdiuieii in help families uf problem uiuikeis, meet Tuesdays at 8 p m at the board room of the Municipal Hospital and above McCaffrey's Drug Store at 418 13th St N Four local young ladies off to Southern California on Boxing Day as bus tour hostesses are Gall Cleveland, Norma Colllni, Kathy Horgui and Sandy Kanuls, who'll point out places of in- terest to Rose Bowl Parade-goers on Northern Bus Lines' new stereo-equipped, luxury jumbo 747 cruisers Half of the passengers on this Christmas excursion will be children SWEET MIX PICKLES DILLS Mot YUMYUM PICKLES 89 OYSTERS SHRIMP CORN NIBLETS 4'Aot. Uox. 2i79 ORANGE SECTIONS SALAD DRESSINGS KRO R I BeraitelM assorted................ MIXED NUTS 129 TOMATO JUICE KQP Jok.noils.13V.ez.tiR I Libby's, 48 oz............ GRAPEFRUIT SECTIONS KQO WHOLE BEETS Ssl00 Libbys.lQoz ...........................V R I CANDY CANES LEMON JUICE 7QP 12-Wcanes I Oranlhims.24oz bottle I W CUP '0 SOUP LILY WHITE SYRUP 0 I 2lb.bottle I W TURKEYS Canada Grade A, 20 to 24 Ib. average, Ib. W V HAMS 030 Ready to eat, whole or half, %J CHUCK STEAKS Canada Grade A, SAUSAGE MEAT Burns, 11b. W SKINLESS SAUSAGE Burns Campfire, 11b. fiW SAUSAGE STICKS SMOKED, 12 oz., 4 varieties, each MANDARIN ORANGES O49 Japanese, approx. 8 Ib. CRANBERRIES Ocean Spray, 11b. pkg.............................. BRUSSELS SPROUTS California Canada No. 1 BROCCOLI California Fresh Green Bunches...................... LETTUCE California Firm Crisp Heads, Canada No. 1......... CABBAGE California New Crop, Canada No. 1 PINEAPPLE CQO Mexican Naturally Sweet, each i O RQ mm heads %r Mince Tarts Christmas Shortbread Cookies French Bread Dozen 39' Loaf PRICES EFFECTIVE TILL DECEMBER 24th ;