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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SOUTHERN ALBERTA GOLFERS HAWAIIAN HOLIDAY Co-Wli-Ar! Williomt and Waleis, Pro. Departing Calgary Jan. 23 Return Feb. 6, 1973 for Bookings and further information coniacl: ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VIILLAGE MALI PHONE 328-3201 The Uthbtidgc Herald SECOND SECTION U-thbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, December 27, 1972 PAGES 15 TO 50 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Slrett Shopping Mall telhbridae. Alberta Phon. ADDING MACHINES Doctor suspects city has high incidence of gall bladder problems A Lethbridge doctor Ls sus- three internal usually hi bladder He says he is examining the r investigadon was one medidne spec- that lx-thbridge has' a Wgh of gall bladder problems. a higher incident Our impres- sions may be wrong f gall tal and St Michael's General Hospital, gall bladder removal operations have increased 1 over sa. "However, have not been largo and only MJrhael's art- Mary aans- the increa-ws may to Store the bile ex- the live- for digest- It is not an essential organ and removal by operation tagw is cidence is higher among people over 40, higher among tat peo- man dise cail se, he mth pointed out. study can be done, A butchering nun cuts sex barrier By WARREN CARAGATA j quarter, they just say 'come- Herald Staff on sister or if they think its my turn on the saw, they Some strange things are hap- give me tfe saw." pening at Lethhridge Communi- The men in her class were ty College. At least at first hesitant to talk around her when glance they appear strange. the class began but "when a Like a nun taking a meat- cutting class, v.omen taking law enforcement in preparation for careers as policewomen or few of them swore around me and I didn't faint, they figured i was quite regular. Now they tease me like they security guards. Male nurses, tease each other, putting bones my pocket, or female farmers. Even a woman who eventual- j pieces of fat at inc. ly hopes to become a diese! mechanic, a far cry from the days when women were given three choices, marriage, teach- ing or nursing. But as the sages say, "times, they are a 'changin'." And Lethbridge Community College seems to be in the van- guard of some of the changes. "Lethbridge was the only place that would take me, and I think the other colleges turned me down because I was a said Sister Jean Ann Jeddric, the only nun in the college's meat cutting course. Sister Jean Arm. attached to Uie Sisters of Charity convent in Halifax, has been m Alberta four years, taking two diploma courses at the Northern Alberta LAW ENFORCEMENT Institute of Technology, on- in commercial cooking, and other in dietary technology. throwing she said. TO NIGERIA After she has finished her meat cutting class, Sister Jean Ann wants to go to Nigeria to teach, if she can get a posl- ing. She has already received the permission from her con vent. "The biggest part of my going to Nigeria is serving the church, showing people vre still serve in practical the nun said. Sister Jean Ann said that although she "sticks out like a sore thumb in the LCC meat cutting course, a lot of women work in packing plants, and v.omen have been working be- hind the meat counters of sup- ermarkets for a long time." "I don't think it's that un- usual for a woman to be a she said. Mrs. Susan Jesson Ls ose c{ the 17 women taking the two- year law enforcement program at the college. "Ever since 1 was a little ___________ I wanted to become either 16 men taking 'the course here a policewoman or a and "they're fine guys 1 might she said. add she said. Mrs. Jesson said that her "On the first day, they looked presence in the class did not a little surprised when I walked really surprise, or shock either into hut nothing ONLY WOMAN She Is the only woman amen; House trailer fire claims Pincher boy A 13-year-old boy perished in a fire which totally destroyed a house- trailer, two i miles northeast of Pincher Creek at a.m. today. There were four other people in the trailer, one adult and three children, all j members of another family. Pincher Creek RCMP believe the boy was staying with I the farnilv. There were no other injuries reported. It is believed that the fire started in the furnace of the 65-foot trailer, and although the local fire de- partment was at the blaze, it totally destroy- j ed the trailer. The dead youth's name has not released, pending no- tifica'.icn of next-of-ldn. i A: leas: W people died across the country during the Christ- mas holiday weekend, from 6 p.m. Dec. 22 to midnight Box- ing Day. according to a Cana- dian Press survey. At least 13 of those dea'.hs recorded in trie Prairies. Alberta had four high way deaths, and two deaths in fires. Cindy Marie Delaney, 14, Vt-llpyview, Lethbridge man remains C7 in crumpled Managua A former Lethbridge man aod his wife lost their home and all their possessions but escaped harm duriiig the se- vere earthquake and fire that racked Managua, Nicaragua, Sa turd-ay, Ted Peters, 2o, the son of former Lethbridge residents Mr. and Mrs. Fred Peters, nov of fort Lauderdale. Florida, and his wife, Lee. have lived m Managua for tire past two years. Mr. Peters, an employee of the Nabisco Company, has been by the Nicaraguan government, to remain in the troubled city to act as an interpreter until some order has been restored. Mrs. Peters, an American, was flown from Managua to Virginia and later transported to her parent's home in died Friday night i Peters esst of Grande Prairie. Mary Arm Thompson, o' Spruce Grove, was killed Sun- day in a two vehicle accident near Edmonton. Robert James Debnam. of Cirnrose. was killed Sunday when he was hit by a car as he I attempted to push another ve- no be able to rejoin his wife, Mr. Peters is the nephew of Ted Radley of 739 17t_h St. N. Sesame Street Jan. 2 A HIND QUARTER GOES UNDER THE SAW v.omen who take the men's liberation." I still think more the men taking the course, or javf enforcement program end women should than she said. Sister Jean Aim said she got up security guards, as most but do the house is nlan> is puce I1 she said. Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. Open Thim., Fri. till 9 p.m. the instructors, '.vho are both male. police are still hesitant "But I was really surprised to hire women, that there were as many girls taking the she said. A GOOD Jo B SEX BARRIER When she first started the class her husband thought it Susan would rather enter the wS a strange for a woman field, as she fee-Is that framing for positions corn- to want to get into, but since v.omen do 2S good a monly held by men, there are WOMAX FARMER that time (Susan's in her sec- o( work several men crossing the sex or.d hes accepted it. barrier in the opposite direc-: likes the wages a police- as men. woman Mrs. Jesson said. She said that common sense. Sesame Street, the chil- dren's television program, will i hide ofi the highway near Pro-1 return to CJOC-TV, Lethbridge, vost. starting at 11 a.m. Jan, 2, sta- John Randall. 59. of Edmon- tion manager George Brown ton died in hospital Monday confirmed Tuesday. from injuries suffered when he The return of the program Is was hit by a car crossing a city not in response to public pres- 1 street Sunday. i sure, but part of a number of At Smoky' Lake. 50 miles j improvements planned to local i northeast of Edmonton, John i programming in the New Year I Dubetz, 65. died Sunday whence said. i fire destroyed a two storey i Protest groups were formed a little surprised frame house. He had volun- i in Letribridge and Calgary this k. but now everyone seems leered to tend the coal furnace fall when Sesame Street was to accept Mr. Jewett said. ;n the home while the owner j dropped from CJOC and CFAC- He said he has no problems 1 attended a wedding. Calgaiy. Both stations The caretaker of the Sex-! have since re-scheduled Lhe women were I working under su pen-Is ion of a woman, but found while he was smith Hotel in the northwestern [program for Jan. 5. an orderly that some men re-1 Alberta town of Sexsmith, Al' knowledge of the law, and JANUARY FUR SALE SAVINGS FROM BensUivity to people, are more I important than brute strength are or size, ar.d with the self-de- fense course taught in conjunc- tion with her regular courses, Ruxan Is quite competent to look after herself, she feels. i She said that women are us- ually assigned to juvenile cases, or the fraud or morality if they get hired by a police force. Whatever her choice of occu- pation, hov.'ever, Mrs. Jesson is definitely not in favor of wo- lion. Berry Jewett wants to be Against the backdrop of wo- talang orders from a wo- j McKenzie, 52, died Sunday in a 6 rnpn i fire which destroyed the hotel. All of Saskatchewan's seven fatalities wyre caused by traf- V.'e found Elizabeth Browne, jfic- -i agricultural student, in a I Two people in Manitoba died i structures class cutting rafters I ia traffic, bringing that prov- for a frame building. Lice's death toll over the four She finds nothing out of the day weekend to five, ordinary being a woman tak- B.C. had five deaths, all ,fs not the kind of agriculture." This placets j traffic. men are encouraged to go into. I really out o. it in Ontario i ODtario recorded the Berrv was a nurses' orderly where m from' tner? E fatalities during the holiday for three years at the takm6 Wltj, ,3 _ ]7 and or.'e She said that on a farm.; accidental shooting. the women don't sit in the kit- j chen all day." In school CUFF BLACK, Certified Cental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Planning a New Year's Party? Shop Hoyfs For All BAR ACCESSORIES Ice Euckels Mugs Glasses Coasters Bar Strafners Corkscrews Jiggers fee Cube Tongs Cocktail Sets Etc., etc. Call China 327-5767 although male probably more common than butcher nuns, Alexandra "Hospital in Edmon- ton. He liked the medical field, and came to to enrol in its "Everyone Is curious why I'm farm, women are expected to in the course, and some of the do farm work day." might look strange but Quebec had 17 deaths. 14 of -hem in traffic, one in a snow- mobile accident, and two as- CANADA MJNK JACKETS GREY AND BLACK PERSIAN LAMB NATURAL MUSKRAT FUN FUR COATS CHOOSE YOUR NEW YEARS NOW AND SAVE SIZE DRESS OFF NEW YORK FURS 6Q4A d AVE. S. ar.d Quality for PHONE 327-3276 3r 3 5 YenrY' ORDER YOUR CORSAGE ALSO FLOWERS To decorate your home for New Years! MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Phone 327-1515 Imported-car dealership opens in city Jan. 20 j had predicted that betwx-tn 50 I aiid 55 drivers and pedestrians would die in traffic accidents j over the holiday. Last year. I persons died on the long Christ- j weekend. A new imported car dealer- j ship is scheduled to open in j r on Lethbndgc Jan. 2u. Short Stop Auto Limited will sell Volvo a Swedish automo ready been sold, said Mr. Schipper Facilities at the new dealer- v_n! also indude a i firtj, department and a ser- station area for general bile-from a service centre and gas and oil business. sho-CTOom facility at 6th Ave. j icjea for a car dealership and 6th St. S. at the 6th Ave. and 6th St. S. lo- Peter Schipper, general man- cation was originally rejected ager and principal stock holder in the city business, told Trie Herald the primary stock for the business will consist of five new cars, with others avail- 1 able on a special order basis. "There are currently three cars at the new dealership. Two are on the showroom floor and Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 Sth Street South Phone 323-6661 NOW OPEN by Lhe Municipal Planning Com- mission Mr. Schippcr toid The Herald he thought the MPC had not fully studied his applicalion so he appealed their decision. 'The development appeals board- reconsidered my suhmis- sion and granted permission for Bepoir> ic. Rodloi, Television! C-overr.n-.ent Licensed Technician the dealership on a continuing another is in the shop area. Two more are on the he use basis, because tr.e site had said. always in the past been used i for a sen-ice said Mr. I Two of the five cars available from the dealership have al- d Tope SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. tower Level PHONE 327-2823 New Year's Eve Frolic Choose a pair or these exquisite dressy Silver and Gold SANDALS "Empress" Sandals Matching Clutch Bags To tomplimenl your 403 5th Street S. OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. SHOES ;