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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta WEIGHTY PROBLEM Pauline Taylor, left fore- ground, manager of E. P. Figure Control Centre, shows some of her patrons how to slim down and shape up for the new spring fashions. Commission appoints tvoman OTTAWA (CP) Mrs. Hum- phrey S. M. Carver, 57, of Ot- tawa has been appointed to the Canadian transport commission, the first woman ever named to .the post. The appointment announced recently brings the transport commission to full strength of 18 members for the first time in two years. The new commissioner has long experience in the public service, including two years spent researching the role of women in Canadian politics for the royal commission on the status of women. has received master's degrees in history from Queen's Unive- sity, Kingston, Ont., and Ran- cliffe College, Cambridge, Mass. She served on the wartime Born in Toronto, Mrs. Carver 1 children. prices and trade board in 1942 and spent seven years with tho Commodity Prices Stabilization Corp., becoming chief of re- search. She was an economist with the tariff board from 1949 to 1952. In 1951, Mrs. Carver married the chairman of the advisory group to Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. Mr. Carver re- tired in 1967. They have two Ann Landers or Local kapp Xi Iota will meet at p.m. on Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Eleanor Bzdeli, 1706 16 Ave. S. Co hostess is Mrs. Eva Mercer. Program to be given by Mrs. Joan Dingle and i Mrs. Mercer. The general meeting of the McKillop UCW will be held Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the committee room. All women of the congregation are welcome to attend. Sun ages skin BANFF, Alta. (CP) Girls who bask in the noon-day sun to tan each summer are ruining their chances of finding a foun- tain of youth, a Calgary skin specialist said recently. Dr. Tom Enta, of Calgary General Hospital, said progress in medi- cal care will soon make it possi- bb for almost all women over 60 to feel young and healthy. But the sun-bathers won't look it. The annual meeting of the general membership of the Lelhbridge and District Old- timers' Pemmican Club will be held in the club rooms, 9 St. nd 5 Ave. S., at 8 p.m. on Wednesday. At the conclusion of business, a social evening and refreshments will be pro- vided. Christian Science testimony meeting will be held on Wed- nesday at p.m. in the church auditorium, 1203 4 Ave. S. Everyone welcome. The regular meeting of Do- minion Rcbekah Lodge mil be held in the Oddfellows hall on Thursday at 8 p.m. Visiting Rcbekahs welcome. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS IETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM EVERY THURS-8 p.m. Alpha Theta Rho Girls' Club will hold a smorgasbord suppei in the Oddfellows hall on Wed- nesday at 6 p.m. Everyone wel- come. Fort Macleod squuare dancers will hold the regular dance on Wednesday at p.m. in the elementary school. Everyone welcome. Women are asked to please bring a box lunch and cups. The Oldman River Potters' Guild will hold a workshop on space age pottery to be con- ducted by Elaine Harrison, i Wednesday at p.m. in ths I Bowman Art Centre. HEtP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR tEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. IETHBRIDGE FISH GAME ASSN. WEDNESDAY AT 8 P.M. IN THE EAGLES HALL 13th St. N. JACKPOT 53 NUMBERS-FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and 12th) in 7 Numbers ______________NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY AT t p.m. JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 57 NUMBERS OR IESS (Increasing on 9 numbor pop wnek until won) 1.1 GAME JACKPOT 5th GAME (X) 10th GAME JACKPOT IN 52 NUMBERS MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NORMANDY LOUNGE Children under 16 not allowed by laellai Auxiliary to Canadian Uglon DEAR ANN LANDERS: We went to visit my brother-in- law and his wife last weekend and I am still shaking from an experience I had while a guest in their home. Please set me straight on a few facts. My sister-in-law told us when arrived that we would have to share the children's bathroom because the bathroom con- nected with the sun porch where we were to sleep was not usable. No other explanation. After I unpacked I went into the adjoining bathroom to wash my hands. I almost died of fright. There was a five-foot alligator in the bathtub. I ran downstairs and asked my sister-in-law what that tiling was doing in there. She was very cool about it said (lie kids had been given an iguana by their uncle last year and it just grew. I asked what they planned to do with it and she said they'd probably give it to the zoo, as soon as they could talk the children into parting with it. She also said it was harmless and I was silly to be so upset. I didn't get much sleep that weekend, and I still shake when I think of it. Having a lizard in an adjoining room is not my idea of a restful weekend. Please tell me if some- thing that looks like a crocodile is harmless, and if an iguana can grow that big. (It must have weighed 39 pounds.) No one in Grand Rapids has ever seen one of those tilings. Cat DEAR CAT: Your sister-in-law gave you the straight goods iguanas can grow to be five feet long. I think it's criminal that animals are sold to the public as novelty "toys" for kids. Thousands of baby chicks and bunnies suffer the same sad fate at Easter time. Most people don't know what to do with the chickens and rabbits when they grow up. That poor iguana was not meant to flop around in a bathtub. I hope your sister-in-law takes him to a zoo soon. Please tell her I suggested it. Animals have rights, too. DEAR ANN LANDERS: After 23 years of marriage my husband and I were divorced. He wanted a new life. That was seven months ago. Last week I learned he is engaged to marry a girl young enough to be his daughter. I was not surprised because I knew he had been seeing some young girls. What bothers me is that they plan to be married in the same church, at the same altar where we were married. Our children were chris- tened in that church, attended Sunday school and were con- firmed there. We had our first date at the Youth Fellowship Dance in the social hall. Some of my relatives have made a formal protest to the pastor. (He is new to the community and rather 3'oung.) The pastor has indicated that he does not feel it would be appropri- ate for him to take sides, and that Ms duty is to perform the ceremony at the place selected by the bride and groom. Plcass understand that I am not attempting to prevent the marriage, Ann. I object only to having it take place in tho church that holds such meaningful memories for me. Do you feel the pastor is conducting himself in a Christian manner I do not believe lie is, nor does my family. broken Former Wife DEAR FORMER WIFE: Three distinguished Protestant clergymen support the new pastor. They say it is his respon- sibility to remain neutral and to perform his duties. Your former husband obviously feels warmly about his church but in a strange and sick way he has Mocked you out of his memory insofar as the church is concerned. This may be difficult to accept, but accept it you must. My own opinion is that Ire is grossly insensitive and inconsiderate but you must not condemn the paslor for your former husband's inadequacies. Please send inquiries and requests to Landers Reader- mail Department. Chicago Sun Times-Daily News, 401 North Wabash Ave., Chicago, 111. 60611. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "Is it true you're tho black-sheep of a family of Tueiday, February 22, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 13 Film festival caters to all tastes Exer 'ens inches come off, pounds don' By MAUREEN JAMIESON Family Editor About 200 women a day pass through the doors of the E.P. Figure Control Center, accord- ing to manager Pauline Taylor. "We're not concerned w i t h she said. "We're con- cerned mainly with inches, and exercise takes care of inches.'1 Mrs. Taylor explained that patrons lose no weight in th? initial stages of the program, because "muscles are huavior than but "when they lose inches, they are losing flab." Once the women have tight ened their muscles, she said "if they don't watch their food then they don't lose any msre They're at a standstill, or they lose (inches) very slowly." "The next step" she added "is to start cutting down o; food and continue with exer to lose both weight anc inches. love s. being under- standing when he gets mad. The program, which lasts an hour, covers all parts of tho bcdy. By the time the hour is finished, Mrs. Taylor said, the whole of the body has been ex- ercised, although there is "a lot of concentration on hips and thighs there's where a lot of pccTile have their problems." Each new patron is meas- ured and weighed, she said, and an individual chart It made up to record measurements and progress. comes a basic program i to gc; the body in shape on a ideal schedule, Fhe Fair] gradual basis." An analysis follows this basic program, to discover what inches have been lost and to S03 where more work is needed. A different exercise program is worked out for each particu- lar problem, according to Mrs. Taylor. "Vie have a lot of members who have been sent by she said. "Our youngest mem- ber is nine. Our oldest is 82 and she does even-thing on her own." "We stress that if you are going to do this, you must be in the right frame of she added. "You must your food. You can't expect the ex- ercise to do it all." "We stress healthy eating ha- bits to go along irilh healthy exercise." "FA-ery oilier day" is tire but patrons "can come as much as they want, although if women come every day, they feel too soon." "Tire program tied down, and drop out pretty usually runs four months. After that a per- son can come in on a monthly basis for firming said Mrs. Taylor. UCW elect officers The following are officers 1 and publicity, Mrs. T. Onufre- elected for the 1972 term Firs! United Church UCW: Mrs. R. C. Eskdale, pres- ident, Mrs. Eva Hall, first vice- president, Mrs. T. F. Chirmik, second v i c e-president, Mrs. J. L. Smith, secretary and Mrs. J. E. Quayle, treasurer; Mrs. H. B. Wilks, representa- ive to board of stewards, Mrs. 21ara Thompson, representa- ive to session, Mrs. M. Moffat, flowers and cards, Mrs. S. Reid and Mrs. W. B. Anderson, fi- nance committee; Mrs. W. Kergan, literature, TS. M. Boulton, observer sec- retary, Mrs. F. Poch and Mrs. V. Robulak, manse and prop- erty and Mrs. Ken May, mem- bership; Mrs. D. Roadhpuse. nomina- tions, Mrs. D. Simpson, press chuk, program and Mrs. H. Mills, supply and welfare; Mrs. R. Stevenson, social functions, Mrs. R. Langworthy community friendship and visit- ing, Mrs. P. Rhodes, steward- ship and recruiting and Mrs. K. Graham, citizenship and social action. Something for everyone In the family mil be available at the second annual film festival to be presented Friday and Satur- day at the Yates Memorial Centre. Film selections Include sci- ence and culture, social com- moral fables, filmic tech- nique, people, ecology, uppers ind downers, humor and some- "hing for the children. Special attractions at the fes- jval will include two workshops m Saturday. One will be for seople wishing to experiment n the simple film techniques of animation. The other for thoso who want to view films made by people in Alberta and Can- ads, wi'h the opportunity of speaking wilh and discussing fi'm technique with ike produc- Included will be a special demonstration of sophisticated television vidr-o equipment used hy (ho Faculty of Education of the University of theatres will be in use for tho viewing of films at all times during the two days, with an organized program in tha main theatre, and a special pro- gram for children Saturday. Patrons will be able to select films of interest to them from a list of nearly 20C. Admission to the festival, non-profit event, will be free, with a pi' ch-in-the rub collec- tion to help defray costs. The festival is sponsored jointly by the University ol Lcthbridge, the Al- berta Council on Public Af- fairs and the Department of Ex- tension of the University of Al- berta. Also assisting are the jridge Public Library, the YMCA, the City of Lethbridgo and the Youth Theatre. Showing times are Friday, 11 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-11 p.m. WHY THE BELLS ARE STAYING AWHIIE The Bells or. ringing up a success slory. Bui it took several Tries 1o do it. New, with a little help from the Canadian Radio and Television Commission, ihe Montreal group is finally on its way. Weekend Magazine carries The itory 1his IN YOUR IETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE SIMPSONS-SEARS New-Found Freedom The Capless Wig EACH It's a wig dream come true! An airy Intfice of cool, light lace. You can brush the strands in any direction, and as often as you like. Parts anywhere. 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