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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 THE LETHBRIUGE HERAID Tuesday, December 28, 1971 BUNDLES OF CHRISTMAS JOY Santa left two very lady on the left arrived at p.m. at Lethbridge Munici- special gifts in Lethbridge on Christmas Day. The young pal Hospital, weighing 7 13 oz. Proud parents are per, q MONTREAL iCP) Divorce in some Quebec courts is practi- cally an assembly line opera- tion, says ii Montreal lawyer. "You go in at a m. and by noon the judge has gone through 25 requests. You can't get ir.arriccl that fast." Reform of Canadian divorce laws in July. 1968. allowed Quebec courts to handle divorce cases, cutting out expensive and time-consuming trips fo feceral courts in Ottawa. It also ended the prerequisite of Icpal separa- tion which in itself involves legal action. Today, a divorce can be had PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS IETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. for S5W to in as little as i months if the case is heard i in an outlying area like Hull or SI. Johns where court schedu'es are not so says lawyer Christine Truosdcll. Since Quebec began handling divorce cases there have been lil.OOO requests in Aiontreal and j about in other judicial clis- i triets, she says. j "The first year expected a tush because people had been waiting years and years for a I divorce. j "But the number ha? kept i right on growing and it's not: ju.st young people. j "There are a lot of couples in j I their 50s who wanted to spV up but waited until their children were old enough to look after themselves." i i Divorce courts will not hear 1 property claims arising from terminated marriage contracts, however, necessitating further legal action in another branch fjf the Superior Court for settle- ment. Ann Landers HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. LEGION BINGO CANCELLED THSS WEEK ONLY Next Bingo Wed., Jan. 5th 1972 IETHBRIDGE FISH GAME ASSN. WEDNESDAY AT 8 P.M. IN THE EAGLES HALL 13th St. N. JACKPOT 59 NUMBERS-FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and 12th) 525 in 7 Numbers NO CHilDfiiN UNDER 16 DEAR ANN LANDERS: I didn't realize how many peo- ple had sudi intense feelings about the bra. A recent colmvm berating the braless female who shamelessly bounced and flopped and wont shopping for dresses without underwear (to the consternation of the salespeople) created a deluge of mail. The braless women demanded that they be heard. So let's listen they can lower their voices to a scream. A reader from Richmond wrote: Since that creep has de- scribed us as creatures, it's only fair that you print the udder side. In your day, Grandmaw, bras were in. Today, they arc out. Thank the Lord we arc no longer ashamed of our bodies. Women have been liberated and we want the wond to know. Free From San Juan: Wake up. The dolls who are wearing bras wear them for only one reason, they are padded with foam rubber. I say, it you've REALLY got it, flaunt it. Who's Got It From Winnipeg: I was one of those idiots who had a beautiful full bosom when 1 was 17. I decided to discard my bra because the braless look was the "in" thing. That was three years ego and now I look like I've nursed six kids. My breast muscles couldn't support the weight. Sign me fc'agpy And Sorry. Burlington, VI.: Did it ever occur io you that not every girl who goes without a bra is trying to look sexy? Some of us don't NEED a bra. Not everyone is built like Raquel Welch and Sophia Loren. From Eau Claire: If a woman is normal she has breasts. If a man is normal he knows it. What's all the static about? Loose in Wisconsin Front Chicago: The question "to bra or not to bra'' can be easily answered if the undecided woman will apply this test to herself. Take an ordinary woodcase pencil. Put it under one breast. If the pencil stays there, you should wear a bra. If it falls, you can go braless. Who Flunked From Denver: My husband does not like me to wear a bra. He says it makes me look too sexy. The natural look- is less provocative, he claims. The bra pushes me up and out. So play that on your violin, Granny. DEAR ONE AND ALL: Thanks for writing. I get the mes- sage. For those of you who want to let it all hang out bo my guest. I still say 85 per cent of the women lock better with a bra than without one. Most of us ought to wear one for two vcrv obvious reasons. By MAUREEN JAMIESON Klaff Writer Sometime in December, sur- rounded by an i.ura of mys- Icri'ms intrigue, upper echelon department store personnel in Lrilibridge hckl a bchind-the- strnos consultation and jointly announced store hours would be extended during the Christmas shopp'ng season rs "an added customer convenience." -lust hew successful was this high level decision? Solec'ting four of the largest department stores, which nat- urally must remain anonymous, a companion and I zeroed in on objociives. Number one on our list w.'is located in a bustling south side shopping mall. Entering the toy department, we nailed a pass- ing assistant and asked for a. toy not on display. An obliging j young man, he headed to the storeroom to get the facts. Re- turning I'.vcnty minutes later, he linppily informed us the item was in stock, but "come back tonight and I'll see if we can sell it to you." Bemused, we headed for the main check out counter with cur other purchases, and join- ed the mighty lineup. The time was p.m. and business people were shopping during their lunch hour. Two lone were on duty. Forty minutes later, as our pur- chases were wrapped, the cash- A good understanding of her j tbe old saying: "He who buys i ier explained everyone else was wardrobe often helps a woman what he doesn't need steals! "out to lunch." Walter and Patricia Faber. The gentleman on tha right arrived at St. Michael's at p.m., weighing in at 7 Ibs. 10 oz. He is the son of Ralph and Lillian Wandler. Buy clothing to suit needs LETHBRIDGE. Alia. (CP) Miss Barfman concluded with Somebody goofed! save money when shopping for clothes, says Elizabeth Bart- man, district home economist with the Alberta agriculture de- partment. "Know what von have, what from himself." Keep in touch SASKATOON (CP) Given a you do in the way of i and exactly what" vori need for "vo Possible gifts. 20 ly admitting she knew how to We then headed diagonally across the road and found our way to the toy department of another major store. The lone assistant, obviously inexperienced, was cover i n g more than one department. Coy- cial it was possible to write one cheque to raver items from two departments, and yes it is pos- sible if you have the time, patience and intestinal forti- tude. Picking up an item from toiletries and one from toys, we were batted between depart- ments like a pingpong ball. One said "yes it's the other hissed "no it's not." Pcrsistance prevailed even- tually. Worn down by our fierce determination, toiletries weak- ly gave in ami we emerged triumphant. Hopping Into the car, we headed for our last port of call, a store in a north side shopping centre. "Do you have we ask- ed breathlessly. "Oh said the assistant. "Loads of Ihem that is, unless we're all sold out." Sure enough they were all sold out, and we whiled away Hie tedium of the next fifteen or twenty minutes awaiting the services of a harrassed and overworked cashier. Lack of staff and inexperi- ence were glaringly obvious in all these stores. In many case novice clerks, frequently with little idea of merchandise or price, straggled manfully to cover more than one depart- ment each. Others simply gave up and pretended the custom- ers did not exist. It appears that Ihe number of existing staff members is not adequate to meet the demands of extended shopping hours. I touch wilh she told a consumers' i women meeting. home: "A wise understanding of'Jaw showcd fashion and a better one of what you look good in are all your greatest assets." The young buyer in particular should exanu'ne her way of life ?n over age 75 in nursing j handle the cash register about :s in Saskatoon and Moose! two feet from her right shoul- that home keeping in der blade, she refused to do so, is a good and then buy to suit her needs, sire said. "Styles change so quickly and so much, it becomes a waste to Christmas gift, reports Saskat- chewan Care. The bulletin of the Saskatchewan Association of Mousing and Nursing Homes found that 11 chose a subscrip- tion to their home-town weekly newspaper, four preferred a rose corsage, two asked for cig- areltes, two wanted cash and buy too much of any one style." j one selected a hair-do. saying she really would rather not as she didn't want to take the time. Overcome by morbid fascin- ation at the kind of attention we were receiving, we scooted over to a multi storey down- town store and dived once again into the fray this time in the basement. We were told by a store offi- Remodels fort THUNDER BAY (CP) Dor- othy Duncan is an interior deco- rator with a difference. She is remodelling a fort. The fort is called Old Fort William and promises to be a major tourist attraction at the Lakehead. Lo- cating furniture and farm im- pements is a major task, she says, but when it's all over she hopes to have a fort staffed with people spinning and weaving the way Canadians did in 1816. SNOW FLOWEHS Avalanche lilies in Mt. Rain- ier National Park often are found growing through three inches of snow. to YOU! UNTIL FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31 ___ MHffll! WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th Street South OPEN TONIGHT AND THURSDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. calendar of local liappciiiiirji Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Gardner are invited to help them celebrate their Golden Wedding Anni v e r s a r y on Thursday. Open house will be held from 5 7 p.m. in the Handicapped Workshop, 12G2 2 Avc. A ,N7. SlTCESS-CONSCIOt'S MONTREAL (CP) Pushing and prodding a son to achieve outstanding success in sports is "the most damaging thing" a parent con do, says Ted Wall, assistant professor of physical education at McGil! University. "Negative feelings develop from sports failure because in ele- mentary school in particular their status is definitely related to physical prowess." Poorly iwirtlinntcd children tend to avoid sports and therefore ha- the experience to develop j athletic ability. 290 EATON'S after-Christmas Playtex "Early Bird" Foundation Sale 18-Hour Girdles The first firm control girdle that's comfortable for hours' Made wilh Spanette unique fabric with thousands of tiny air holes for delightfully cool ventilation. Sale Priced, Style No. 2697 Regular each 10.00 2692 Shortie each 11-00 2695 Average Leg Panty......................... each 13.00 2693 Long Leg Panty each 14.00 Sizci (XL Sizes 1.50 Extra) "Cross Your Heart" Bras Sale Priced! Playtex "Cross Your Heart" bra crosses your heart to lift and separate so the average figure doesn't look average. Give your figure new excitement with the Playtex "Cross Your Heart" Bra. Style No. 165 White Half Translucent Cup...........each 4.5Q 34A-36A 34B-40B 34C-42C Style No. 173 Half lace Cup, elastic straps each 4.00 32A-36B Style No. 73 Fibrefill Stretch Bra 32A-3BC each 5.50 Style No. 3163 Noisette Translucent Cup each 4.SO 34A-36A 34B-40B 34C-42C Style No. 56 Fully Padded "Soft line" Stretch each 5.50 32A-36B Style No. 265 White Stayless long line Half Translucent Cup only each 8.00 34B-40B 34C-42C Main Floor BUY LINE 328-8811. look for the many "Not Advertised" Specials throughout the Shop Eaton's Wednesday From 9 to ;