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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta inc LtiHBHiuue 1 1 Oldsters shape up Exercise can be fun You're never too old to exercise. George Loxton, 89, exercises twice a day at his home and is the oldest member of a senior citizens keep-fit program. "I've been attending these classes ever since they started three years ago and I really enjoy says Mr. Loxton. "Because of a bad leg, I can't get down on the floor, but at home I do mat exercises on the he says. The program, instructed by volunteer worker, Ursula Kasting, is designed to keep elderly people interested in their posture and appearance. Mrs. Kasting, former physical program director at the YWCA, says the members can handle a lot of exercise but they have to take it slowly. Family Some of the exercises included in the program are marching (for loosening jogging, mat exercises, abdominal and lateral exercises. "Senior citizens do an awful lot of walking so it is essential to keep their feet in good says Mrs. Kasting. Edna Emerson, one of the original participants, says the class is "just great and lots of fun." She never misses unless she's out of town. June Brooks who 'started two years ago thoroughly enjoys it. "It's really good for she says. Another member believes that exercising regularly can give a person a general feeling of well-being. "Most of the participants are between the ages of 60 and 70. George is the oldest and is the only one from a senior citizens she says. "The only thing I insist says Mrs. Kasting, "is that elderly people interested in taking the class check with their doctors first." The classes are held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Monday at the Golden Mile Centre throughout the winter months, usually from September to May. A membership fee of to the centre, covers the keep-fit class and most Golden Mile activities. 1 Edie Rutledge plays the piano, making exercising seem a little less tedious and more enjoyable Grace Johnson whirls the hulahoop around her hips Calendar of local happenings THE BETTER HALF By Barnes IOOF Lodge No. 2 will host Faith Rebekah Lodge No. 93 at a social evening Friday in the lodge hall. Lethbridge Lodge No. 2 will meet at p.m. Friday at the IOOF hall, with a ladies night featuring bingo to follow. Hi Neighbour Club will hold a regular dance at Westminster School, 18th St. and 5th Avenue N., from to p.m. Thursday. DDJ Orchestra of Garesholm will play both modern and old time dances. Everybody welcome. The Ladies Auxiliary to the Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization will meet at 2 p.m. Friday at the civic centre. Following the meeting, bingo will be played and lunch served. A good attendance is requested. The Lethbridge Old Time Dance Club will hold a dance at p.m. Saturday at Assumption School, 24th St. and 14th Avenue S., with the Country Couples Orchestra in attendance. Everyone welcome to an evening of fox- trots, circle two step and the like. a; 11 EVERY THUKS. AT 2 P.M. MOOSE HALL-1234 3 Aw. North S Moray DOUBLED WMUy Sponsored by THE MOOSE LODGE Mo CMMran Undtr ASwtd lo LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE An appreciation tea for drivers, couriers, and volunteers for the Meals on Wheels Society will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 in the Legion Memorial Hall. This is sponsored by the General Stewart Branch and the ladies auxiliary. Members of Dominion Rebekah Lodge No. 41 will hold a sewing tea at 8 p.m. Thursday at the home of Helen McNab, 1002 -12 St. A S. All Rebekahs and friends welcome. The family of Orval and Hannah Hurlburt will be honoring their parents on their 50th wedding anniversary, with an open house celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Southminster Church Hall. Friends and relatives welcome. No gifts, by request The semi-documentary film. Salt of the Earth, will be presented ?t 8 tonight at Fleetwood-Bawden School. The film was banned during the McCarthy hysteria in the United States, and portrays the year-long strike by the Chicago mine workers in New Mexico. I sorta' miss the turn of a nice ankle." Carpet industry hit by petroleum shortage TORONTO (CP) The shortage of raw petroleum feedstocks, the energy shortage, may affect your choice of color for a new carpet. Ian Boyd, vice-president of Burlington Carpet Mills, says 96 per cent of all carpet manufactured in Canada is made of synthetic fibres. Synthetic fibres such as nylon and polyester are derived from petrochemicals Inal Dollar for Dollar It's Your Best Laundry Buy! (jnqlti) Extra heavy duty construction that keeps Inglis going many years after most machines are worn out 40 years of constant improvement give the best wash and rinse available. Low depreciation. Whether it's 8 or 18 years old an Inglis has a substantial trade-in value when you want a new one. Prompt expert service if you need it Fairfield's are the Southern Alberta warranty depot for Inglis laundry. See the 74's NOW! They're everything you'd expect and then somel CW9 tMnNft 41 wUWwO WUCfc Of UBEHATO SUPEftB APPLIANCES FAIRFIELD'S TELEVISION APPLIANCE SALES Can CHRIS or BOB at l242-3rd South Acrow from tht EBw Club that are dependent on supplies of raw petroleum feedstocks. In a release from Burlington, Mr. Boyd said carpet mills are already running short of nylon and polyester. He said mills may have to put out fewer color choices, and raise prices. "Carpet mills, depending on how secure they are about their supply of fibre, will make the decision to shorten color lines or not "A company that finds itself in short supply will cut certain colors. No one will stop making carpet in greens and golds or rusts, which are very popular. On the other hand, some companies will surely drop colors like plum, pink or even grey. "Prices will probably climb later in the year, as cost in- creases are passed on. Right now, carpet is a bargain for the customer." Chastity, not sex education needed in Catholic schools EDMONTON (CP) Sex education is based on humanism which is just another name for atheism, and it has no place in Roman Catholic schools, an American educationist said this week. Prof. William Marra of the department of philosophy at Fordham University in New York City, told about 100 people that sex education teaches things that are absolutely contrary to Roman Catholic teachings. Prof. Marra said there is one place only for sex in marriage. He denounced "the new theology" which, he says, goes against almost years of church teachings. He said sex education can not even be considered in Roman Catholic schools unless it is taught against a background of chastity and virtue. The school must not, for example, teach methods of artificial contraception "which are absolutely sinful" and write off the only method rhythm that is condoned by the church. The "pseudo-humanistic veil of Vatican H" has swept Christ out of the Roman Catholic Schools, he said, to be replaced by humanism and sexuality. An education in chastity would be one where the students meditate on moral virtues, they would know the saints, they would be directed toward "good" books and away from "bad" ones. Sex can be explained to the students as time goes by, he said. However, he warned against vividness he said, only serves to embarass many young people. Sex education often takes a brutish form with children THE CLOTHES CACHE 309-5thStS. is Having a RUMMAGE SALE FEBRUARY and 22 Ail recycled clothing must go to make room for new stock. being bluntly told about things that offend their natural bashfulness. He said the "old" Roman Catholic concepts of marriage and sex were not repressive or MatejenttheorigiM tor Ha quote. cruel, as the modern mythology would have people believe. It didn't force people to feel guilty or "dirty." No Roman Catholic has ever any that sex was dirty or vulgar or wrong in itself, he said. However, it was wrong outside of marriage; it was wrong where perversions or sadism is involved, and it was wrong if driven by pure lust in the absence of love. Ripped off LIVERPOOL, England (CP) Ruth Bramnn left her home for a couple of noun and when she came back the roof had vanished. Workmen modernizing municipally- owned homes in the area bad mixed up toe street names and ripped off the wrong roof. Ruth's 73-year-old neighbor, widow Mary Parry, also lost her roof tiles and both homes faced severe frosts with only tarpaulin covers. Everything coming up color for Spring. We're budding with Dresses Slacks Blouses Set to a favorite color background... come see our selection. PRICE OR LESS Marge Ingle's Primrose Shop Am S. Open Thursday and Friday tin i pm ;