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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Ann Landers r, f.bruory 16, 1971 THE 1ETHBKIDGE HEKAID Abortion Calendar of local It lappcmnai seminar March S DEAR ANN LANDERS: 1 just read the letter asking what has happened to the old fashioned grandma who used to be so important in the lives of young children and it started me thinking I agree with the person who mote. Grandparents of young children can add a lot to the life of a child. May I make a suggestion? If children dcn't have a grandma or a grandpa in their own family they might try adopting one from Uie old peo- ple's home. Thousands of old folks sit day after day. They never get any company. Weeks pass and they never even receive a card or letter. No one cares about them. These old people would love to have some youngsters come to visit someone they could tell stories to. Old folks enjoy talking and they have so much to tell. A visit with a make-believe grandpa can be lots of fun. So please, Ann Landers, publish my letter. It could bring so much sunshine into the lives of so many old folks and young ones. too. Grandpa DEAR CRAMP: Thank you (or a beautiful suggestion. Someone, somewhere is going to bs happier because you wrote. DEAR ANN LANDERS: This friend of mine, I'll call her Celia, has an odd sense of humor. By that I mean she is always making jokes at someone else's expense. For some reason she does not like my boyfriend. Rollie is a swell guy but he's about an inch shorter tliaii I am and quite thin. This does not bother me at all. but it seems to bother Celia. Last week Celia asked me if 1 would go to a movie with her. I told her I had a date with Rollie. She an- swered, "Oh mat little runt. I'll bet I weigh more than he does." This made me mad and I said, "O.K., it's a bet." That minute Rollic came by and Celia blurted out. "We were just talking about you. We have a bet on how much vbu weigh." Rollie looked hurt and embarrassed. He said nothing and walked on. I am sick about this because he probably thinks 1 was out to humiliate him. Please tell me what to do. Rollie has avoided me since that day and I feel terrible. For Him DEAR L.F.H.: The next lime you see Rollie tell him "you are sorry about the incident and you hope he will forget it. Don't go into detail about who said what. Just say it was a bad scene and you are unhappy about it. Between us girls, Celia sounds like a creep. You need some new friends. DEAR ANN LANDERS: 1 was interested in your advice to the 60-year-old woman whose husband was still having af- fairs long after his wife was sure he had given up that sort of foolishness. She asked if she could consider divorce. You told her to make the decision based on one fact would she be better off or worse off without him. I had to make that same decision a few years ago and discussed it with my physician. He wisely pointed out that the immaturity was my husband's problem, not mine, and I would be a fool to break up my marriage after so many years. So I've managed to keep myself busy, .and I am. reasonably content. I hope one day my adolescent husband will grow up and settle down, I am willing to wait. If that day never comes, I still will feel I made the decision that was best for me. Reader DEAR Y.: Thanks for a good letter. Your solution was not ideal, but it was indeed the best solution for you and for most women who are walking in your moccasins. Unsure of yourself on dates? What's right? What's wrong? Should you? Shouldn't you? Send for Ann Landers' booklet "Dating'Do's And enclosing with your request 35 cents in com and a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope. First attack in six weeks The regular monthly meeting. have been welcomed to attend. of loonanuel Lutheran Tea hostesses will be B. men's Missionary League G. Scott, and Mrs. S. Prysia? (LWML) will be held ny. day at 8 p.m. in the church basement. Elizabeth Bartman. district home economist, will be showing slides on the .Nor-Alon Family Group meet Wednesday at 8 p.m. (upstairs; Nine-year-old heart patient LADIES' AUXILIARY CANADIAN LEGION RINGQ Wednesday at 8 p.m. Will W Air conditioned Memorial Holl 1st Game 4lh Game Jackpot 8th Garnet in 7 Numbers If 4th Gome Nat Wan. 10th Game Blackout 15th Game Blackout for in 55 Humbert or less Lucky Draw Extra Cards 25c Door Prize Standard Games Doubled if Won In 7 Number in first 12 games TICKET SIVIN TO WINNERS OF All GAMES EVERYONE WEtCOME By LINDA FOX Oshawu Times OSHAWA. Out. (CPi Nine-year-old Andy Irvine likes to play road hockey. He is also a Rover scout. These aren't unusual things for the average nine-year-old but then Andy is far from av- erage. Since he was six months old he has had three major heart operations, and he was born with his stomach turned backwards. Andy's story began when he was six weeks old, when he suffered his first heart attack. His mother. Mrs. David Ir- vine, now of Oshawa. said that when Andy was born he was perfectly healthy and weighed 10 pounds. "He was the middle child and tho heaviest baby of the lot." she said. "Up until the attack the doctors couldn't find anything wrong with him. But I sensed something was different. When you're a mother you just know." Andy was born in Halifax, and entered the Halifax Chil- dren's Hospital with his first attack. It was found he had two holes in his heart and four blood vessels in poor con- dition. The first operation seemed a success and Andy responded well to the post operative care he received at home. "The only problem we had with Andy after this opera- tion was his in keep- ing food down." his mother said. "I just gave him normal care at home. I used to hold him a lot." MORE OPERATIONS The Irvines came to Os- hawa six years' ago and an- other series of treatments began for Andy. lie under- went two more operations at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, one to correct fur- ther heart damage and the second an exploratory opera- tion. Mrs. Irvine said Andy was years old before he learned to walk, and now he is only as big as his younger brother. Brian, six. "Andy knew he had to have another operation when the last one was scheduled in 1968. Mrs. Irvine said. He had a choice whether to go through with it or not and he wanted to. He's perfect. His only concern was whether I was worried." She said when she and her j husband visited Andy in hospi- tal after the operation, he was lying there all wired up with I tubes. But the first thing he said was. "Don't worry; I'm all right." Andy still lakes twice- yearly visits to the Toronto doctor. The last letter Mrs. Ir- vine received said the fight i was far from over for Andy but that he was progressing well. Mrs. Irvine wants to get in- volved with the Canadian Heart Fund, to show people the done in research in j helping children like her son. j "There are many people j who think of heart disease as just an illness o[ older peo- she said. "But there are j a great many children suffer- ing from heart ai'ments." DOES HIS CHORES i Andy's family refuse to i baby him. He has chores1 to do j just'like his brother and sis- ter. Cindy. i "He keeps his room tidy and washes tile dishes some- Mrs. Irvine said. "He'd like to start playing the guitar or Ihe we can't find one small enough." Andy would also like to ride a bicycle, but that's out. "He did have one his mother said. "But he almost fell off in front of a car so that was the end of that." The Rover scouts heard all about Andy last summer and invited him to Camp Samac just north of Oshawa to be- come an "honorary" Rover. went up to the camp and they gave me two hats and a whole bunch of badges." Andy said. "We looked around the buildings and grounds and had a great time.'1 In school Andy's favorite subject is moth "because I'm good at it." For recrea- tion he spends a lot of time watching play- ing a rough game of road hockey with his brother. For now it's a waiting game for Mr. and Mrs. Irvine. "I just count the days and years until this is she said. "I never really believed it wouldn't turn out all right. That's why wp treat him just like the other children." World's Fair in Japan. Even'- 13 St. A one (lay seminar on welcome to attend. "Medical, Social, Legal andl The penaoMcrs Ethical Implieatioas of Abor- Friendslup Lodge .No. TS LA t'iiizc-ns lions Contraception and the UTU will hold us Birth- 1 ,hc lizations'' will be held on lion-day. Mar. 8 in the auditorium of the (Jalt School of Banquet on Wednesday at p.m. at Kate Andrews Building, Lcthbridge Community College. Entertainment National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization will meet Wednesday at n.m. in evm two of the Civic Richard W. Williams, a in the 100F hall i lvport of bridge lawyer, Cam meeting of the national director of th. Lethbridge Whirl A Ways with the federal gional office of the and round dance in representatives in of social development, parish hall, will be a highlight. Father Kellv of Lethbridge, at p.m. All Magazine Subscrip- Robert Hatfield of have been must be in at this meet- and Miss Audrey women are asked to 1971 membership cards clinical co ordinator of a box be on sale and new mem- Red Deer General t i bers will be welcome. will b? featured speakers at T, l.nnnic AiiYiliyrv in v will be provided rhp wniin-u- sanies auxiliary 10 r raienwi the senunai. :Order Q{ ,ej No wil, Tte seminal- will commence a ,ar offlMrs. I at 9 a.m. with registration. The meetine Thursdav at Bom at main portion of the home of v Fr'ice. t a.m. and i The Lethbridge Women's In- stitute will hold its regular monthly meeting in the Gas Co. Auditorium, Wednesday at p.m. Motto for the evening is 'We have to make beauty out of all we do.' There will be roll call and exchange of pot hold- ers. Mrs. A. J. Murray will be the featured speaker on resin i work. All interested women phoning 327-3264. and lunch will be provided. All members and friends are welcome to attend. last till p.m. Registration is open to doc- tors, nurses, social workers, and members of the clergy, .Anyone interested in attend- ing is asked to contact Mrs. Nora Holmes, in service co- ordinator. Municipal Hospital, Lethbridge. prior to March 5. Men alienated f PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES JACKPOT LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. 27 entry deadline for Kiicanis music festival The Kiwanis Music Festi- val will be held April 23 to May 1 inclusive. Deadline for entries is Feb. 27. Entry forms and syllabus may be obtained from the festival committee secretary, Marg HcLaughlin, 509 Dieppe Blvd. or from Lei- ster's Music store. The committee has an- nounced that a new policy has been set this year of in- viting individuals or groups from the citj''s senior citi- zens homes to attend music festival sessions without charge. Another change in the yearly event is two festival of stars concerts. Outstand- ing competitors will be heard in one concert for seniors and another for juniors. These concerts will be held in the Yale- Theatre May 6 and 7 and will be under the direction of co-chairman Tom Lavers and Tom CuUibert. I TORONTO (CP) Unless; j men learn t o become warm- hearted human beings who care about their fellow men, they're j likely to destroy themselves, a I social science professor warns, j Dr. Wilson Head, associate pro- j fessor at Atkinson College, York I University, said the year-man is alienated from his family, from his his clients or his patients, from his students or his parishioners, depending on the work he does. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes CLIP AND TRY THIS DELICIOUS ROGERS' RECIPE Puffed Rice Crisps AARN members The Alberta Association nf j Registered N u r s e s has in- creased its membership to over 9.000 active members. Figures released recently by the a s s o c i a lion's registrar Mrs. Doris J. Price, indicate 9.W active members were reg- istered as of Dec. 31, 1970. This I represents an increase of 643 nurses over the 1969 number of The Association register- ed 648 graduating students from Ihe fifteen schools of nursing in the province, and 911 memberships were issued to nurses from other provinces and foreign countries. More than 7.000 members renewed their 1969 memberships bring- ing the total to 9.497. Tlie Association alsn lias more than 2.3W associate non- practicing members. JACKPOT BINGO i This Tuesday Evening, February 16th Starts p.m. Sharp Parish Hall Corner 12th Street B. and 7th Avenue North Jackpot starts at and Is won avery Tuesday 5th 7 No. Jackpot ?28 Cards 25c or S for SI Also free cards, games and a door prize. Persons under 16 years not allowed Sponsored by the Club to St. Peler ond 31. Paul's Church I "For a change of pace, let's not discuss baseball and mini let's talk about the abominable custom of tipping." BINGO RAINBOW HALL sih AV.. N. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16th at 8 p.m. 1st Jackpot in 56 Net.; 2nd Jackpot in 58 Not. Free Cards-Card] and Games, 25t per Card, 5 Cards 3 Free Games Door Prizo No Children Under 16 Years Sponsored By A.U.U.C, Association HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CAlt 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE FISH GAME ASSN. WEDNESDAY AT 8 P.M. IN THE NEW EAGLES HALL 5100 BLACKOUT 53 NUMBERS FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th. 8th and 12th) S25 in 7 Number; NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 _____ LEinPiMvut run c BINGO cup ROGERS' GOLDEN SYRUP; isp. Soli; tso, butte: 1 cup white sugar; cup water; 2 tbsp. vinegar: I box putfed rice. Boil all ingredients rice to 24Cr, o: s little will be brittle when dropped Into cold water. UK with puffed rice and pour into greased pans to cool. Cut squarea bcloro quite Buy ROGERS'in Ihe tin Of popular new plastic -onlainor ForaJreafiOGEP.i1 RECIPE BOOK write' B.C. Sugar Retiring Co. Lid. 5lrc.M. B C. a better way to dean your fridge giving uf> poi'tf program 'tor nlllf IHHSIf. r !d hi-t D t L d t Ir., it- COW BRANDBAKING SODA cinens imes Join the 'IN CROWD' at (AJc (St in just ONE WEEK over 275 Lethbridge Women are losing pounds and inches WHY AREN'T YOU! Reed what SUSAN GRIFFITHS says about Canadian Figurft end educing Clinics: Like A Woman Again! Canadian Women's h really idea! !s make you slim, and moks you fee! like a woman again. heads turn fo you In Ihe ifrest when you ami la by on dancing feet, walking proud for all you meet like a woman again. Look at me, in one week, four inches slimmer and feeling sleek tike a woman again. Another few weeks. I can hardly wail. Persorvcrcnce U all it lakes, C'mon girls you, too. can rate like a woman again, Why not maks if work for you? Call Today 3274582 Open n.m, p.m. GUARANTIED RESULTS ff vou do not receive desired result: will you unlimited time in our clinic at no charge. f SPECIAL OFFER COM- PIETE 4 MONTH PRO- GRAM. AS LOW AS PER MONTH "YOU HAVE NOTHING TO IOSE BUT WEIGHT _ PHONE 327-458? NO CONTRACTS NO STRENUOUS IXERCIStS NO CRASH CIET5 NO DISROBING WE ARE NOT A GYM OR SPAf IN LETHBRIDGE WE'RE' NO. 1 BECAUSE WE TRY HARDER! Qanadian Ttfymens' gurv "Reducing dini 1007 3rd AVE. 5. (2 DOORS WEST OF CJOC) PHONE 327-0587 ;