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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Soturdoy, February THE LETHIKiDGt HEMID 17 IODE celebrates 71 years service in Canada On Feb. 13, the IODE (Im- perial Order Daughters of the Empire) will celebrate its 71st birthday. lite IODE, a national, Cana- dian women's organization, is one with a distinguished and continuing record of service to help mankind. In educational services over was expended. One thousand, four hundred and eighty-one schools are re- ceiving assistance across Can- ada. Locally the IODE has do- nated to the University of Lethbridge in music scholar- ships. A room has also been furnished at the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital. Members assist with Cana- dian Red Cross blood donor clinics and present awards to deserving students in city high schools. The proceeds of the Founders Day Tea on Feb. 13 will go to the Sunbeam Ward at the Muni- cipal Hospital. There are three chapters in Lethbridge; The Major Jack Ross Chap- ter, the Dr. F. H. Mewburn OBE Chapter, and the Alexan- der Gait Chapter. Many chapters are interested in children of Indian and Eski- mo heritage. Of the Canadian schools adopted under the Na- tional Adoption Plan, 146 are located in Newfoundland, La- brador and the Northwest Ter- ritories. Chapters provide ref- erence books, visual aid equip- ment, tape recorders, books for children to take home to their families to further their in- terest in adult education, sec- omi language records, band in- struments, treats and decora- tions and gifts for Christmas. In The West Indies and Hon- duras, as well, 28 schools have jeen adopted and are provided with books, magazines and ed- ucational equipment. The IODE continues to be In- tarested in the Canadian Arts and provides financial aid year- ly to the National Ballet School, National Theatre School and the National Youth Orchestra. Under the Commonwealth Relations programme, four stu- dents are receiving training in Medical College to India and another is completing his Med- ical degree in Lagos, Nigeria. Hospital Auxiliary elects officers Mrs M. 11 Lehodey was the These will be held in the Hos- installing officer at the annual and everyone meeting of the Women's Aux- welcome. eeting iliary to the Lethbridge Auxil- iary Hospital. Mrs. Agnes Lush was install- ed as honorary president, and Miss Molly Coupland as past president. Other officers are Mrs. H. G. Houlton, president; Mrs. E. P. Jones, vice President; Mrs. J. R. McLeod, recording secre- tary; Mrs. E. Miller, treasur- er. Committee Members assist- ing are personal therapy, Mrs. A. L. Hacker, patient therapy, Mrs. Anna Vries: buying com- mittee, Mrs. Anne Alcorn; pub- licity, Mrs. E. G. McAndless; canteen, Mrs. Frank Whitney canteen'treasurer, Mrs. C. Dar- cel; Sunshine bags, Mrs. Thel- ma Brown, and historian Molly Coupland. A membership tea will be held on Feb. 24, and the Sun- shine bag tea on April 28th. Mine. Soleil French institution Pensioners need support says Chinook president j "We need new members in the organization in order to make our voice more effective in the affairs of says F. G-.Sandercock, a local busi- nessman, president of Chinook Branch, Pensioners and Senior Citizens, and member of the National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation. F. G. SANDERCOCK RAFFLE WINNER Winston Churchill High School's draw for a color TV was won by: MR. M. FORSTER Conldole, Alberta A special thanks to all those wha purchased tickets in sup- port of the 1971 Graduating students. Mr. Sandercock returned re- cently to the city from a meet- ing in Toronto with John Mun- ro, federal minister of health and welfare. This organization was began some 27 years ago by Nathan Medd, who is now the honorary president. Mr. Sandercock was part of a delegation of nine people from all parts of Canada which met with Mr. Munro to discuss legislation affecting the pen- sioners and senior citizens. Some resolutions presents were: "that the old age pension be totally exempt from the federal income tax; that thi federal government continue its efforts to lower the cost of ne- cessary drugs, hearing aidi and glasses, and that they be requested to- further investigate the prices charged for these items, and that they be made available to senior citizen: through Medicare." The results of the talks will bo learned in approximatel; one month as Mr. Munro statec that he will correspond per sonally with each of the dele- gates to inform them of any action the government will tak on the resolutions. Stop suffering from INDIGESTION SOUR STOMACH An IODE research fellowship is sistance where needed in order PARIS (AP) A fat woman if 57 who could pass for Mrs. Khrushchev has carved jut a unique and important niche in French life. She calls herself Mme. Sun. The is an astrologer who tells telephone callers dur- ing her daily radio hour how to run their to marry, vhen to divorce, whether, to travel or stay indoors. Some callers a day are said to compete for a moment with Mme. Soleil on the phone, ler voice soothing, wheedling, then shooting out such pro- nouncements as "that brother TOUTS is in peril, my little or "You've got to sell hat business. Get rid of it n two months." Europe No. 1, the private radio station which broadcasts Mme. Soleil, claims she has the largest audience in the country. One of her listeners apparently is President Georges Pompidou, who brushed off a question at Ms last news conference with "I am not Mme. Soleil." awarded annually to the Uni- versity of The West Indies. Approximately was awarded from IODE First and Second War Memorial Funds :o provide post-graduate schol- arships of each for study in Canada and each for overseas study. In the field of services, over half a million dollars an- nually is spent in Canada and abroad; in Canada, overseas. Recently the national chapter sent 500 bathing suits 250 for boys and girls for the swim- ming program to be conducted on the MacKenzie River, Northwest Territores, in June of this year. The order provided to help alleviate suffering caused by the earthquake in Peru. Cash, in the amount of and worth of clothing and bedding were sent to Pak- istan for the relief of orphaned children. Hospitals and institutions re- ceive many gifts. A few out- standing examples from across Canada are: helping to equip the physiotherapy department of a clinic for handicapped chil- dren; a wheel chair, furnish- ings, a pacemaker for an in- tensive care unit; a blood bank refrigerator and an air condi- joner for a cystic fibrosis ward. A total of 532 cases of prac- i c a 1 clothing, beautifullj knitted layettes, bedding and quilts, were shipped to the needy in Canada and to areas such as Turkey, Nigeria and Hong-Kong. The citizenship committee is actively engaged across Can- ada in safety and pollution pro- jects and all programmes which will promote Canadian unity. Immigrants are met at Ports of Entry. Members give to help them to adjust to their new environment and Citizen- ship Receptions are sponsored. Members have always sought to co-operate with the Indian and Metis people wherever heir assistance is required. Tie IODE is actively involved in helping the Friendship Cen- res and gifts of craft ma- erials, libraries, furniture, an electric drill and attachments, electric sewing machines and recreational equipment are supplied. The many accomplishments of the IODE could only be achieved by the dedication and oyalty of its members through- out the years, thus making it he strong organization it is to- day. i) WWWto lyjlffitgatft A FORUM ABOUT MATURE WOMEN s Dear Margaret Brookfield: As a frequent reader of your column, I'm always interested in the questions you get from women in their menopause. Now, I seem to be having some Dcar Margaret Brookfield: problems with my own. Lately tines that will help maintain your normal weight during this time. Perhaps they might even bring back your waistline. minor vexations seem to bother me more and get me more up- set. I also trad myself becoming a "worry-wart" and have troub- le sleeping nights. What's more, I've developed a craving for high-caloried foods such as Poultry plentiful in February OTTAWA (CP) Poultry of all weights is expected to be in plentiful supply at steady prices in February, the econ- omics branch of the federal a g r i c u 1 rare department re- ports. Prices continue to remain low for pork and no price changes are expected for beef. Other good buys: Fresh vegetables: Good sup- plies of onions, potatoes and carrots are available with no change in price expected. Eggs: Plentiful at relatively low prices. Fresh fruit: Apple prices will remain same or slightly high- er in Eastern Canada but are expected to increase in West- ern Canada to cover storage charges. My husband, want to ill for some time, passed away Dear A.Q.: If you like him, why not en- courage him? You already have a lot in common. But if you give yourself sure he'll understand. Marri- last year. Throughout his illness ages of this sort happen often. candy and nuts. They seem to make me feel less nervous, but I they're not doing my weight my 'any good. My clothes keep gej je getting tighter and tighter. jHelp! K.G., Chicago, 111. Dear K.G.: Since you're a reader, you're jrobably aware that many of he discomforts of menopause- j do you think' some of which you might be relieved by estrogen! replacement therapy. Whether' need this type of therapy is a matter for your doctor to de- cide. Discuss your problem with lim, and follow his advice.! Also, he can advise you oni eating habits and exercise rou-' Also ivilimii in Tablets Jeans gain popularity WINNIPEG (CP) Jeans have come a long way since the days when they were synony- mous with blue denims and were banned from some schools as unsightly, says an official of Monarch Wear of Canada Ltd. Ivan Berkowitz, executive vice-president of the Winnipeg- based firm, said jeans, once manufactured mainly for North American cowboys, have be- come "a worldwide phenome- non" since coming to popularity in the 1940s. "Girls now are wearing them to school instead of tunics that were ugly and uncomfortable from the point of view of said Mr. Berkowitz, whose company recently an- nounced plans for two new pant plants. One will be located in a reno- vated textile plant in Winnipeg and will employ about 100 peo- ple, and the other is set for Don- nacona, Que. There are sewing factories in Stembach, Portage la Prairie and Beausejour in Manitoba and in Thunder Bay. "I think we are creating as many different ideas here as said Mr. Berkowitz, gesturing at racks of jeans in a variety of colors and styles and INGER'S CERAMICS STUDIO 'Things to do and how to do them' JOIN IN THE WORtD'S MOST PAGINATING HOBBY EVENING and AFTERNOON CLASSES Phone 328-2189 COINCIDENCE BUENOS AIRES (AP) When an escaped watchdog killed a 57-year-old woman, mu- nicipal authorities decided to round up the city's strays. Po- lice caught 700 the first day of the drive, which happened to fall on Argentina's annual Be Kind to Animals Day. and since his death, his family, and particularly his older broth- er, have been very kind to me, helping me and my three chil- dren in many ways. Although my husband's brother hasn't declared himself, I just feel it "xjnes that he's going to ious and ask me to marry him. (He recently be- came a widower himself.) I like him very much, but feel he's more like family than a suitor and that it's not right me to encourage Mm. What A.Q., Dallas, Tex. And there's every reason !i the people involved are com- patible for the marriage to work out well. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES JACKPOT IETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. HELP US TO HELP OTHERSI The Salvation Army Welfore Service! Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CALL 328-2860-FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. SPRING LOOK For men will be bare knees if these fashions shown in Rome are any indication. Shorts, left, and bloomers are the latest from Italian designers. LaMarsh favors womens lib ams TORONTO (CP) Judy former secretary of state, said Monday she hasn't joined the women's liberation movement but sympathizes with its aims. Speaking to Toronto-area representatives of the Traffic No trust company offers you more retirement plans than Royal mist, Our A Fund (American Investments) builds retirement income through common stocks and convertible issues. 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Miss LaMarsh, who as a cabinet minister in the former Liberal government of Lester Pearson, persuaded Mr. Pear- son to set up a royal commis- sion into the status of women, commended the report but said she objected to the recom- mendation that women be paid a year per child and that two women from each prov- ince be appointed to the Sen- ate until there is a balance be- tween men and women. She said she would rather have seen a recommendation Tor able women to be support- ed the same as male candi- dates and let the electorate choose. She said she disagreed with children being taught one role for the girl and another for the boy. "But little girls srs taught not to be aggressive, to find re- lief for their frustration and grief in tears and that their major role is to be a house- wife." winter sports fans agree... circles around evervother fuel With SERVICE from Canadian western natural aas company limited tj Serving Albertcns with clean-burning natural gas since 1912 ;