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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Mondesy, February 12, 1973 - THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD - H DEAR ANN LANDERS: Our daughter of 19 refuses to go to college, has no job and is not interested in job training of any kind. Her boyfriend is 21. He also lives with his parents. They have been "going steady" for four jears and see each other every day and every night. (He works a split shift.) So far as we know they have no plans to get married - now or maybe ever. We give our daughter no allowance. She eats no meals with us, but takes junk to her room. She does no houseowrk and fights with her brothers and sisters constantly. Last week I moved her furniture to the garage. She moved it back. I told her then to get out. She said she would, with pleasure, when DEAR ANN LANDERS: I agree with you. Some other name should be given to a male nurse. Either "medic" or "corpsmam" would be a great improvement. I also agree with you that there is nothing unmanly about giving bedside care to the sick and infirm. Thanks for your stand on both issues. - C. W., Director of * DEAR ANN LANDERS: I read with interest your comments on the deficiencies of today's education. May I go further? One of the most vital deficiencies is in consumer education. No one teaches students how to shop in a supermarket, how to buy beef, fresh fruits and vegetables, how to buy insurance, how to establish credit, how to trade a car - what to watch out for. No instruction whatever on what to do if appliances don't work or where to take any number of complaints that consumers have in regard to faulty merchandise No instruction on when to sue, or when to notify a better business bureau. We are a nation of overfed and undernourished. We fall for.every trick in the book because we are not informed. When we try to get consumer education into the schools we encounter a brick wall of she can afford a place of her own. My husband and I are physically sick from this girl's terrible attitude toward everything in life that should mean something. Must we keep her here until she gets ready to leave? Please advise. - Up Against It DEAR UP: There are legal steps you can take to get a 19-year-old out of your house, but I suggest a few visits with a counsellor before you see a lawyer as a last resort. Obviously, there is a serious problem of communication in your family, and you might profit from some professional guidance. If you think my answer is a cop-out, let me assure you it contains excellent advice, and I hope, for the sake of everyone concerned, that you will take it. ? ? Action Line, Akron Beacon Journal DEAR C.W.: How about "paramedic?" Medic means a physician or surgeon, and somehow "corpsman" is too close to "corpse." It's good to get a letter from Akron. And please say hello to your publisher. He's a honey and one of my first friends in the newspaper business. opposition. The schools are against, it! Yet teachers contact us by the dozens and ask what to teach their students - and how. Will you please say a good word for consumer education, Ann? People listen to you. - Mrs. D. R. J. Super-Mkt. Chairman Committee, Va. Citizen's Consumer Council DEAR MRS. D. R. J.: I received dozens of letters from readers urging me to get behind consumer education. You said it best. Here's your letter and my thanks for writing it. What's prudish? What's O.K.? If you aren't sure, you need some help. It's available in the booklet: "Necking and Petting - What Are the Limits?" Mail your request to Ann Landers in care of Landers Reader Mail, Chicago Sun-Times, 401 North Wabash Ave., Chicago, HI. enclosing 50 cents in coin and a long, stamped, self-addressed envelope. BINGO - RAINBOW HALL 1401 sth Ave. n. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13th at 8 p.m. First Jackpot $70 in 57 Nos. - 2nd Jackpot $60 in 57 No*. Free Cards-Cards and Games, 25c per Card, 5 Cards $1.00 3 Free Games - Door Prize - No children Under 16 Yean Sponsored by A.U.U.C. Association , UNIT 34 A.N.A.F.- BINGO Cor. 5th Ave. and 6th St. S. TUESDAY, FEB. 13th, at 8 p.m. IN THE CLUBROOMS First 12 Games - First Card $1.00 - Others 25c each 1st No. Jackpot - $250 Increase $10 Weekly 2nd No. Jackpot - $105 Increase $5 Weekly BLACKOUT $100 IN 53 NUMBERS OR LESS Extra 5 Games - Cards 25c each or 5 for $1.00 All regular games pay double if you win in 7 nos. or less. MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS COMPLETE REBUILT AUTOMATIC WASHERS DRYERS AS WELL AS SPIN WASHERS FAIRFIELD SERVICES LTD. 327-6070, 327-6884 We will also buy any R.C.A. - INGLIS OR WHIRLPOOL automatic washers or gas dryers in need of repair for rebuilding. We also have 3 fully qualified service technicians available for other repair services. YWCA names new director By JEAN SHARP CP Women's Editor TORONTO (CP) -The new executive director of the YWCA says she sees today's Y as a facilitator, helping other people to get things done. "It's all very vague and idealistic, but I think it's important that our question is not where is the Y going, but where is Canadian society going, and how do we fit into it," she said in an interview. "I visualize it as an agency that facilitates community development, riot as decided by the Y but by finding out what the people in the community think the needs and issues are." Miss Henders is a native of Montreal who began her Y career in Saskatoon. Since 1968 she has worked with the YWCA of Nigeria and with the World Y in Geneva as a program consultant. She said she believes the Y continues to operate in its 80 member countries because it is autonomous in each country and because it has avoided being stamped racist. She acknowledged it has been considered stodgy in some areas and that its Christian or occa- i o n a 1 denominational image cause the people of some nations to look a bit askance. "There is one thing we have Mrs. Fix-it After a day spent working as a' fashion buyer, 24-year-old Sally Kirton, right, works on her car with the help of Kathy Ti mleek, 25, a fellow-student in a motor mechanics course at Parkway Vocational School irt Toronto. The women enrolled in the course to beat the high cost of auto repairs. _ ^4 calendar local Lapp Ms. ac noiv prefix The Royal Canadian Legion < at 7 p.m. Auxiliary No. 4-Lethbridge - I Mall, will hold a general meeting at 8 p.m. tonight in the Legion Hall. A good attendance is requested, as plans will be made for the rally and convention. Kappa Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, will have a meeting at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday in the home of Claudia Prince. lone Der-gousoff will be hostess and the program, the connoisseur, will be given by Susan Giffen. � * * Oddfellows, Rebekahs and friends are reminded of the card party to be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Oddfellows Hall. Everyone welcome. * * ' * The Lethbridge Rotary Club will hold its annual Mardi Gras at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March This year's theme is. hard times. The dance and buffet dinner will be held in the Civic Sports Centre, with music provided by Marvin Qually. Tickets and further informs tion available from any club member, or by calling 327-1112. * � * A card party sponsored by the evening branch ACW of St Augustine's Church will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the parish hall. Lunch will follow and prizes awarded. *   Xi Iota Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, will hold a potluck supper meeting Tuesday in the home of Mrs. B. Pearson of Kipp Mrs. R. Hironaka will present a program on the working woman. Cars are asked to meet The regular monthly meeting of St. Augustine's Evening Branch ACW will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the parish hall. * *  Ys Menettes will hold a bridge party at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Family Y. Anyone wishing ot make up a table is asked to phone 328-3972. * * * Assumption home and school is sponsoring a series of three talks on behavior trends today. The first will be held at 8 p.m. tonight in Assumption school, with Colin Thompson of the University of Lethbri dge speaking on discipline, a whipping boy. at Centre Village Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the home of Mrs. Maurey Simpson, 2218 19 St. S., with Mrs. John Weather-spoon as co - hostess. The program, pleasure of possession, will be presented by Mrs. Frank Simons. � * * * The literature department of the Mathesis Club will meet Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. L. A. Wylie at 1027 18 St. S. BINGO Mon., Feb. 12th JACKPOT $135 - 52 NOS. "20 AlARM BINGO" $1 Gold Card Pay Double $5 Door Prize-Free Cards (Many other extras) Regular Cards 25c or 5 for $1 13th St. and 6th Ave. 'A' N. No children under 16 allowed UKRAINIAN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH BINGO/ TUESDAY, FEB. 1311, 8 p.m. JACKPOT $120 IN 54 NOS. JACKPOT 4 CORNERS ONLY $100 - $5 UP EVERY WEEK 5 CARDS $1.00, 25c PER CARD No One Under 16 yrs. - Details Announced at Binge Corner 13th St. and 7th Ave. N., Basement Doors Open at 7 WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States government says its list of acceptable prefixes for use in government publications includes Ms identifying it as "an optional feminine title without marital designation." The acceptance is included in the revised edition of the government printing office's style book. But Robert Kling, assistant to the public printer, says "grammarians are still wrestling" with the term. "It's not a true, abbreviation," he said. "It has no spelled-out form, no accepted pronunciation, no plural and no foreign - language counter part." Women's liberationists be- gan working in mid-1970 popularize the term. to "The agencies I have seen overseas that are unacceptable are the ones that have a heavy control from outside. "I was only in Nigeria at the request of Nigeria. The programs I did while I was there were based on the decision of that Y. Because there was a war on, we got doing rehabilitation, which wasn't anybody's idea of an ideal program, but it was necessary." Miss Henders has spent her first few weeks in the job at the Y headquarters in Toronto, bul she said she feels she is out of touch with the work of the Y in Canada, and she plans to spend the next few months visiting branches. ANN HENDERS . . . executive director avoided. I can't think of anywhere that we have been labelled on the racial thing. Rhodesia and South Africa are multi-racial, which is difficult. "An effort is being made in the Y in the U.S. It is an imperative. 'Our record's not perfect, but it's tried." She says national Ys are autonomous and ask for outside help, if they want it, through the World Y. TO PROTECT TENANTS MONTREAL (CP) - Landlords who charge exorbitant rents or indiscriminately evict tenants should pay fines of $500 and up, says the Quebec Federation of Tenants Associations. The federation has also asked a committee of the Quebec legislature to allow prospective tenants five days after signing, in which to cancel a lease. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 $500 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE EI.KS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. AVON HAS 20 POPULAR PRODUCTS ON ^2 PRICE SALE ASK YOUR AVON LADY OR PHONE 328-7424 Offers expires Feb. 17 SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL Lots of mending to do? A wedding soon? A yen to be creative? Rent and Sew with a gorgeous KENMORE ZIG ZAG from Simpsons-Sears. Telephone 328-9231 Or Drop In At Simpsons-Sears, Centre Village Mall For Complete Details "iii&UlliS YOU COULD BE A BIG WINNER! LOSE INCHES IN NINETY RELAXING MINUTES THE NEW, EASY WAY! OPENING FEB. 15th Figure Trim Guarantee You'll lose 2 inches overall on your first visit, end 5 inches by your fifth or your money will be refunded in full. PRIOR TO OPENING PHONE 328-8578 NO CONTRACTS TO SIGN V2 PRICE OPENING SPECIAL PHONE FOR YOUR OPENING SPECIAL FIGURE TRIM WESTMINSTER SHOPPING CENTRE 13th St. N. Phone 328-9886 This year's Canadian Derby Sweepstake is a rich one! (And so will its winners be!) Because a whopping $250,000.00 in cash prizes will be given away. (And you don't have to be in high finance to know that's a quarter million big ones!) And by the way, it's nice to know that tickets are available from many Alberta Service, Church and Charitable Organizations, which in turn do a lot of worthwhile things for our province. So even if you lose, you can't lose! The day of the big race will be August 25th. That's when our 5100,000.00 major award, or one of thirty-nine other cash prizes, could come your way. But before that date, you have a chance to win part of $80,000.00. Because this year there are four Early Bird Draws. That means you have a chance to win part of the $20,000.00 on March 20th, April 17th, May 15th and June 19th. FOUR EARLY BIRD DRAWS Twenty cash prizes each time totalling $20,000 Two First Prizes of -~~~-~ Two Second Prizes of...........................�.......... Two Third Prizes of Plus fourteen consolation prizes totalling. DERBY DAY DRAWS First Prize___ Second Prize Third Prize - Fourth Prize � Fifth Prize . $5,000 .$2,000 . $1,000 - $4,000 . $100,000 .$ 25,000 .$ 12,500 , $ 7,500 , $ 5,000 Plus thirty-five consolation prizes totalling ...........$20,000 Winning tickets on each of the four occasions are eligible for all remaining draws. KERBS! BUY 5 TICKETS NOW GET THE 6th Get your tickets from your favorite Alberta Service, Church or Charitable Organization. Or fill out and mail the coupon. Province.___________ Your remittance must accompany coupon. Mail t0- 1973 CANADIAN DERBY SWEEPSTAKES J - P.O. Bon 1480, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada^J P.O. Box 148^Mmo ;