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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 - THE LSTHBR1D0E HIRAID - Tuesday, February 20t 1973 YWCA news Where else in the world can you wake up one morning and find your car choking on cold air, as you fight with the starter; and then at nine o'clock that evening just as you've wrestled to plug in the extension cord you find water streaming down on you from the eavestrough . . . where else but sunny southern Alberta? Such diversity doesn't leave one in much of a position for boredom. When you think about it, many of our activities are dependent on the weather. However our keep fit, swim, volleyb a 11, gymnastics, guitar and many other programs operate through rain, snow, sleet, hail, sunshine, wind and car trouble. Tf you do find the weather getting you down, join a YWCA program and we'll help lift your spirits. Net only do you keep in shape but you meet new friends, get out of the house a few hours per week and best of all you have an opportunity to enjoy yourself . . . despite the weather. The YWCA annual mesting is coming up shortly. This year's dinner takes place at Erick-son's Family Restaurant on Thursday, February 28, at 7:00 p.m. The evening will feature Mr. Gordon College speaking on "pot pourri - experience as new man," the installation of new officers, and musical entertainment. The cost for the evening is $2.75 per person and PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 $500 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. tickets are available at the door. # * * The regular Thursday morning ladies' swim class usually held at the Fritz Sick pool will be cancelled this Thursday, due to maintenance problems. However the pool will be closed just this one Thursday and the class will resume Thursday March 1st. Keep fit classes will be held as usual as well as the tiny tots creative movement. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Class time will be made up. >:i � >it This week marks the start of two new programs for the YWCA and the YMCA. Tuesday afternoon from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Laksview school and Thursday afternoon from 4loos'. 00 p.m. at Senator Buchanan school there will be a co-operative gymnastic class for young boys and girls between the ages six and eight years old. Registration for these classes will be taken one-half hour before the first class. If you are interested in tins beginner gymnastic program be sure to come early as registrations may be limited. For more information regarding programs please call 327-2284. *J?n and out Following a mass held at the school, the Catholic Central High School grad committee hosted an annual breakfast for 90 teachers and their families. The meal was prepared and served by the boys and girls on the committee and the junior cheerleaders provided babysitting for the younger members of the families. Tlie grad committee extends its thanks to all those who participated and made the money-raising event a success. HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL lots of mending to do? A wedding soon? A yen to be creative? Rent and Sew with o gorgeous KENMORE ZIG ZAG from Simpsons-Sears. Telephone 328-923) Or Drop In At Simpsons-Sears, Centre Village Mall Per Complete Details No feud, they say Zsa Zsa Gabor, left, and sister Eva pose together in this picture appearing in the March issue of Ladies' Home Journal. "It is ridiculous that the press has tried to create a feud between Zsa Zsa and me," Eva told the magazine. "We truly adore one another. We fight because all sisters fight." Said Zsa Zsa: "I never have so much happiness or unhappiness ihan when I am with Eva." Catholics oppose church over abortion By JOY ELLIOTT NEW YORK (Reuter) - A group of Catholics opposing their church's traditional stand against contraception and aborton is working to repeal all United States laws regulating birth control. Patricia Fogariy McQuillan, a practising Catholic, founded the group three months ago and gave it the name of "Catholics for the elimination of all restrictive abortion and contraception laws." Mrs. McQuillan, the separated mother of a 20-year-old daughter, says, "As Catholics, we believe that abortion and contraception are strictly personal conscience and medical matters-private issues-and the state should be silent and neutral in this regard." A Jan. 22 U.S. Suoreme Court decision said state legislators could forbid abortions in the last 10 weeks of pregnancy, "except where it is necessary to preserve the (mother's) life or health."- But that is not enough, Mrs. McQuillan says. "That still leaves the/last 10 weeks for the state to do its meddling. We denounce the Independent role sought for women CALGARY (CP) - There must be an end to women's dependence on men and to the guilt women harbor when they avoid their "biological destiny," Adriemie Clarkson said here. She told a largely female audience attending the Calgary Teachers' Convention women worry about whether they are good mothers, particularly if they are working mothers. "If you have a bad child, It MEN'S SHOES Odds 'n ends Values to $35 ONLY 7-99 WOMEN'S HEEL HUGGER SHOES and Selby Reg. 28.00 m Now ...... S iAEN'S AND LADIES' Winter Beets Odds 'n ends n.w�, Vi Price CHILDREN'S SHOES SHORT AND DISCONTINUED LINES Reg. to $12 NOW -|.99 SAVAGE AND BUSTER BROWN Reg. to $13 NOW 4.99 WOMEN'S SLIPPERS ,% I'M Now only � ALL PURSES c OFF REG. PRICES 25�/ IFF REG. f - GREEN'S SHOES Downtown on 6th Street OPEN THURSDAY TILL 9 P.M. turns out you were not a good mother. If you have an extremely good cMld, you are often accused of having bound him to you in an inescapable fixation." The belief that reproduction i$ women's prime function has begun to change with the advent of contraceptive devices, the novelist and hostess of the CBC television program Take SO said. But the guilt remain-ed it a woman avoided the role of mother. Mrs. Clarkson said there must be an economic recognition of women's right to work. They must receive equal pay for equal work with men. ' Dependence breeds hostility because the dependent partner cannot return the same kind of love provided by her opposite, she said. "A dependent r e 1 a tionship in many ways is much easier though. Women treated like charming domestic pets can live very comfortable lives - just look at the Pekinese and tho Dachshund." Society must help women loosen the bonds cf dependency by "reorganising itself so that everyo7ie can work outside the home who wacts to without each one cf us having to b'3 a bcusekEener. concept that a woman's reproductive system belongs to the state at any time and she must be accountable as a criminal under any condition of pregnrncy." WOULD WIDEN SALE In addition, she advocates repealing New York laws confining contraceptive sales to drug stores and to persons over 16 and suggests placing vending machines containing prophylactics in men's rooms. Asked how she reconciles her stand with her Catholicism, Mrs. McQuillan, a board member of the feminist National Organization of Women (NOW), said women have no say in formulating church regulations. "Our Catholic Church still maintains an oppressive, discriminatory and sexist cede of laws regarding women, which is not denied, and yet forbids all women any representation on its policy-making and canonical interpretative bodies," she said. As a consequence, while laws agaiist abortion may have protected the lives of pregnant women "in earlier days of biological and medical ignorance," women could not choose to change the regulations as medical research made the operation safer, she said. The group's first public meeting brought its membership up to nearly 1,090, including a few nuns from the Sisters of Mercy, Sisters of Charity, the Order of St. Ursula and the Marymount Sisters, Mrs. McQuillan said. It a'so brought out the anti-abortion forces of the interdenominational Right to Life Group, which has been lobbying in A!bany, New York state's capital, for strict anti-abortion laws, she recalled. "Some people called us heretics and shouted,-'You're not Catholics'," she laughed, "but I told them I was as much as Catholic as they were." ,A Calendar Ofdlocat ^J4appenln^s The Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization, affiliated with the provincial and national organization, will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the aU-purpose room of the civic centre. Entertainment and lunch have been arranged. Membership cards will be available and a good attendance is requested. New members and friends welcome. * * * Meals on Wheels will hold an appreciation tea Wednesday from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Marquis Hotel dining room, to thank all dilvers, couriers and others who have helped to make the project a success. * * * Everyone cordially invited to Christian Science public meeting Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in church auditorium, 1203 4th Avenue south. * * * The annual meeting of the general membership of the Lethbridge and District Old-timers' Pemmican Club will be held in the club rooms Wed- BINGO WEDNESDAY 11 W AT 8 P.M. LETHBRIDGE FISH & GAME ASSOC. IN THE EAGLES HALL - 13th St. N. $125 JACKPOT IN 58 NUMBERS - FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and 12th)-?25 IN 7 NUMBERS NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY at 8 p.m. $500 JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 54 NUMBERS OR LESS (Increasing ono number per week until won) 1st GAME $50 JACKPOT - 5th GAME $25 (X) 10th GAME $500 JACKPOT IN 49 NUMBERS FREE BUS SERVICE HOME AFTER BINGO MEMORIAL HALL - PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS - NORMANDY LOUNGE Children under 16 not allowed Sponsored by ladies Auxiliary to Canadian legion r.esday at � p.m. Following the business meeting, the film The Whoop-up Trail, will be shown by Curly Stewart. There will be a social evening and refreshments.  * * LA to St. Peter and St. Paul's Greek ' Catholic Church will bold the regular meeting tonight at 8 p.m. in the parish hall. Hostesses will be Jlrs Bill Boychuk and Mrs. Paul Chirka. *  * The members of the Margaret Hartley Past Presidents' Club are reminded of the dessert bridge to be held Wednes day at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. E. P. Jones, 1613 6th Ave S.  *  The Bridge City Toastmis-tress Club will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in Room 1 of the civic centre. New members welcome. # * * A local PEP project, Upward Bound, will sponsor a weekly series of lectures on astrology, beginning Wednesday at 8 p.m. The series will be held at 527 4th St. S. and is open to interested youth over 16 years of age. Lecturer for the four-week program will be Paul Upton of the U of L. Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: Do you know how many little lives you might save if you informed your millions of readers that they need not stand by helpless while neighbors and relatives beat and neglect and abuse their children? Many cities have ordinances and laws to protect children against cruelty which is, of course, the result of sick minds. For God's sake, help those kids. Here are the proper steps: (1) Take the child immediately to an impartial doctor or to a hospital for examina-tio'n. Do not select your family doctor or a doctor who is a relative or personal friend. (2) If, after examination, the doctor says the child has been abused or criminally neglected, call a police officer and have the courage to sign a complaint if you are asked to do so. (3) If the child is of school age, take Aim Landers' advice. A teacher can be an excellent witness. Teachers see these children day after day and they will know if the younsger has frequent bruises, cuts, or blackened eyes. DEAR ANN LANDERS: Our son is 20, and to use an expression that will surely date me, he is tall, dark and handsome. The problem is insignificant compared to many you receive, but it has toned our dinner table conversation into a debating society. Resolved; should Jim grow a beard?'His girl says "No!" His older brother says "Yes!" His dad says, "It would look terrible. You have enough DEAR ANN LANDERS: No big deal, but something that needs settling. I have pierced ears. My girlfriend had her ears pierced a few months ago. We decided to exchange earrings.- Mom says this is not sanitary. She claims I might get an infection because these earrings go through the flash. Is this true or false? -Delia DEAR DELL A: The earrings do not go through the flesh, they go through a hole which has healed. No problem, unless, of course, the These days so many people are afraid to become involved. They say it is dangerous to poke your nose into other people's business. Please, Ann, tell them a helpless child is everybody's business. - L.A. DEAR L.A.: Bless you for your letter. Often people need encouragement to follow their better instincts. You have given it and I thank you. * �* * DEAR ANN LANDERS: My brother and I are 14 and 12 years old. Mom died three months8,ago and it was a terrible shock to everybody. She was sick only a couple of weeks and -we were sure she would be O.K. Everyone has been awfully nice to us and we are getting a'ong pretty good. The problem is that Dad loses his temper, yells a lot and gets mad for no reason. He never used to be that way. What can we do? - E. and J. DEAR E. AND, J.: Nobody gets mad "for no reason." In your dad's case he is probably unhappy, lonely, frustrated and missing your mother. The best thing you can do is try to understand. Time is a great healer. hair as it is." I say, "Do as you please and stop talking about it." Jim is undecided. We've agreed to send two pictures of Jim to Ann Landers - one with a beard drawn on, another cleanshaven, as.he is now. Please vote yes or no. Thank you. -Tribal Counsel DEAR TRIBE: After looking at the pictures, I vote no. 1 agree with Jim's father. He has enough hair as it is. girl bad an infection in that opening. # * * A no-nonsense approach ot how to deal with life's most difficult and most rewarding arrangement. Ann Landers' booklet, "Marriage -. What To Expect," will prepare you for better or for worse. Send your request to Landers enclosing 50 cents in coin and a long, stamped, self - addressed envelope. Reader Mail, Chicago Sun-Times, 401 North Wabash Ave., Chicago, 111. AFTERNOON BINGO *� MOOSE HALL - 1234 3 Ave. No. JACKPOT WON EVERY WEEK ' SPONSORED BY THE WOMEN OF THE MOOSE No Children Under 16 Allowed - Everybody Welcome Healing Substance-Shrinks Piles, Checks Itch Exclusive healing substance proven to shrink hemorrhoids...and repair damaged tissue. A renowned research institute has found a unique healing substance with the ability to shrink hemorrhoids painlessly. It re-, lieves itching and discomfort in minutes and speeds up healing of the injured, inflamed tissues. One hemorrhoids! case history after another reported "very striking improvement." Pain was promptly and gently relieved . .. actual reduction or retraction (shrinking) took place. And most important-this improvement was maintained in cases where clinical observations were continued over a period of many months. Furthermore, these tests and observations were made on patients with a wide variety of hemorrhoidal conditions. All this was accomplished with a healing substance (Bio-Dyne) which quickly helps heal injured ccllsi and stimulates growth of new tissue. Bio-Dyne is offered in ointment and suppository form called Preparation H. In addition to actually shrinking hemorrhoids, Preparation H lubricates and makes elimination less painful. It helps prevent infection which is a stated cause of hemorrhoids. Just ask your druggist for Preparation H Suppositories or Preparation H Ointment (with a special applicator). Satisfaction or your money refunded. Preparation [Jj MARIE-LOUISE Hat Clearance ANNUAL $1.00 Sale Starts Wednesday at 9 p.m SELECTION OF UATC � � Your choice ____ Limit 2 per customer pleate Check the many unadvortised item* ALL SALES CASH AND FINAL MARIE-LOUISE �pHHr Phono 327-2965 Open till 9 p.m. Thur*. ;