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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 lo slim down and shape up for the new spring fashions. Commission appoints ivoman OTTAWA (CP) Mrs. Hum- phrey S. M. Carver, 57, of Ot- tawa has been appointed lo 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. Born in Toronto, Mrs. Carver has received master's degrees in history from Queen's Unive- sity, Kingston, Ont, and Ra.d- cliffe College, Cambridge, Mass. She served on the wartime prices and trade board in 1942 and spent seven years with the 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 19G7. have two j children. Ann Landers is pi or local happ Xi Iota will meet at p.m. on Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Eleanor Bzdell, 1706 16 Ave. S. Co Irosless is Mrs. Eva Mercer. Program to be given by Mrs. Joan Dingle and I Mrs. Mercer. The general meeting of the McKillop UCW mil be held Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the committee room. All women of the congregation are welcome to attend. Sun ages skin BANFF, Alia. (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- ble for almost all women over fid to feel young and healthy. But the sun-bathers >i-on't look it. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS tETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Up-lain) EVERY THURS-B p.m. The annual meeting of the general membership of the Lethbridge and District Old- timers' Club will be held in the club rooms, 9 St. and 5 Ave. S., at 8 p.m. on Wednesday. At the conclusion of business, a sodal evening and refreshments will be pro- vided. Christian Science testimony meeting will be held on Wed- nesday at p.m. in the churcii auditorium, 1203 4 Ave. S. Everyone welcome. The regular meeting of Do- minion Rebekah Lodge will be held in the Oddfellows hall on Thursday at 8 p.m. Visiting Rcbekahs welcome. u Alplia Tlicta RJio Girls' Club will hold a smorgasbord supper ui the Oddfellows hall on Wed- nesday at 6 p.m. Everyone wel- come. Fort Maclecd 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. t The Oldman River Potters' Guild nil! hold a workshop on space age pottery to be con- cluded by Eldne Harrison, Wednesday at 7-.10 p.m. in Ihs Bowman Art Centre. HEtP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CAU 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR tEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE FISH GAME ASSN. WEDNESDAY AT 8 P.M. IN THE EAGLES HALL 13th St. N. JACKPOT 53 NUMBERS-FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4lh, 8lh and T2lh) ?2S in 7 Numberj NO CHIIDREN UNDER 16 LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 8 p.m JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 57 NUMBERS OR IESS one number per week until won) 1st GAME JACKPOT 5lh GAME (X) 10th GAME JACKPOT IN 52 NUMBERS MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NORMANDY LOUNGE Children under 16 no) allowed Sponiomd by Latllei Auxiliary la Canadian Uglon DEAR ANN LANDERS: We went to visit my brother-in- law and his wife last weekend and I am slill 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 havo lo share the children's bathroom because the bathroom con- nected with the sun porch where we wore lo sleep was not usable. No other explanation. Aflcr I unpacked I went inlo the adjoining bathroom lo wash my hands. I almost died of fright. There was a five-foot alligator in the balhtub. I ran downstairs and asked my sister-in-law what that tiling was doing in there. She was very cool about it said the kids had been given an iguana by Uieir uncle last year and it just grew, f asked what they planned to do with it and she said they'd probably give it to Ihc zoo, as soon as tlicy could talk the children into parting wilh it. She also said it was harmless and I was silly to be PO 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 au iguana can grow that big. (It must have weighed 39 pounds.) No one in Grand Eapids has ever seen one of Ihose tilings. Get 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 anirnaJs are sold lo the public as novelly "toys" for kids. Thousands of baby chicks and bunnies suffer Ihe same sad fate at Easter time. Most people don't kr.ow what lo do wilh the chickens and rabbits when they grow up. Thai poor iguana was not meant lo 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, tco. DEAR LANDERS: After 23 years of marriage my husband and I were divorced. He wanled a new life. That was seven months ago. Last week I learned he is engaged to marry a girl young enough to be Ms daughter. I was not surprised because I knew he had been seeing some younp girls. Wh.it bothers me is thai they plan to be married in the same church, at Ihc same altar where we were married. Our children were chns- lened in that church, attended Sunday school and were con- firmed there. We had our first date at the Youth Fellowship Dance in Ihc social hall. Some of my relatives have made a formal protest to Ihe pastor. (He is mv to the community and rather young.) Ths paslor has indicated that he does not feel it would be appropri- ate for lum to lake sides, and th.il his duty is to perform Ihe ceremony at Ihe place selected by the bride and groom. Pleas.? understand that I am not allemptirg lo prevent the marriage, Ann. I object only to having it lake place in the church that holds such meaningful memories for me. Do you feel the paslor is conducting himself in a Christian manner I do not believe lie is, nor does my family. broken Former Wife DEAR FOIUIER WIFE: Three distinguished Protestant clergymen support the new pastor. They say it is his respon- sibility to remain neutral and to perform his dulics. Your former hutbar.d obviously feels warmly about his church hut in a strange and sick way he has blocked you out of his memory insofar as the church is concerned. This lie difficult to tcccpl. but accept il you must. My own opinion is th.u Iw is grossly insensitive and inconsiderate but you must not condemn the paslor for your former husband's inadequacies. Please send inquiries and to Landers Render- mail Departmcnl. Chicago Sim Times-Daily News, 401 North Wabash Ave., Chicago, III. 60611. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "Is it true you're tlio black-sheep of a fgmily of Tueidoy, February 22, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 13 Film festival ivmvt Exercise tightens up the flab, inches come off, pounds By MAUREEN JAMIESON Family Edilor 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 v: i t h she said. "We're con- cerned mainly will] inches, and exercise takes care of inches.'1 Mrs. Taylor explained thai patrons lose no weight in the initial stages of the program, because "muscles are than but "when they losr 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 more, They're at a standstill, or they lose (inches) very slowly." "The next step" she added, "is lo start cutting down on food and continue with exer- to lose both weight and inches. love is... being under- standing ii'beti- be gets mad. The program, which lasts an hour, covers all parts of the body. By the time the hour finished, Mrs. Taylor said, the whole of the body has been ex- ercised, although there is "3 lot of concentration on hips and thighs there's where a lot of their problems." patron is meas- pcciile have Each new ured and weighed, she said, and an individual chart is made up to record measurements and progress. Then comes a basic program who have been sent by she said. "Our youngest mem- ber is nine. Our oldest is caters to all tastes Something for everyone In the family will bo available at the .second annual film festival to be Friday and Satur- day at the Yatcs Memorial Centre. Film selections Include sci- ence ajid culture, social com- moral fables, filmic tech- nique, people, ecology, uppers rind downers, humor and some- thing tor Ihe children. Special attractions at the fes- tival mil include two workshops One vrill be for ....._ yn une vrui TO lui and she docs everything people wishing to experiment 1 in the simple film techniques of 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." "Vie stress healthy ratine ha- bits to go almg iri'Ji hc-'IUiy exercise." "Every other day" is the. animation. The other for thoso who wa.it to view films mada by people in Alberta and Can- wi'li the opportunity of sneaking and discussing "to get the body in shape on a ideal schedule. gradual basis." patrons "can come a? much but An analysis follows this basic they want, although if women program, to discover what inches have been lost and to see where more work is needed. A different exercise program is worked out for each particu- lar problem, according to Mrs. Taylor. "We have a lot of members come every day, they feel too tied down, and drop out preliy socm." "Tire program usually runs four months. After that a per- son can come in on a monthly basis for firming said Mrs. Taylor. The following are officers I and publicity, Mrs. T. Onufre- elected for the 1973 term First United Church UCW: Mrs. R. C. Eskdale, pres- ident, Mrs. Eva Hall, first presidcnt, Mrs. T. F, Chumik, second v i c e-president, Mrs. J. L. Smith, secretary and Mrs. J. E. Quayle, treasurer; Mrs. II. B. Wilks, representa- tive to board of stewards, Mrs. Clara Thompson, representa- tive to session, Mrs. M. Moffat, flowers and cards, Mrs. S. Reid and Mrs. W. B. Anderson, fi- naaca committee; Mrs. W. Kergan, literature, Mrs. M. Boulton, observer ssc- Mrs. F. Poch and Mrs. liobulak, manse and prop- erty end Mrs. Ken May, mem- bership; Mrs. D. Roadhouse, 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 visil- ing, Mi's. P. Rhodes, steward- ship and recruiting arid Mrs. K. Graham, citizenship and social action. fi'm technique with th-c produc- er? Included will be a special domonslralion of sophi'licaled to.lcYis'DTi v'dr-o used by Faculty of Eduction the I'niveisily of Mlibridgr-. Six theatres will be in use for the viewing of films st aU times during the too days, with ETI organized program in tha main Ihsalre. and a special pro- gram for children Saturday. Pa'jons will be able to select films o[ interest to them from a list of nearly 20C. Admission to the festival, non-profit event, will be free, rdth a pi'ch-m-the rub collec- tion to help defray costs. The festival is sponsored jointly by the University ol Lcthariclge, the Sju'Jiern Al- berta Council on Public Af- fairs and Ihe Department of Ex- tension oi the University ol Al- berta. Also assisting are the Letn- bridge Public Library, the YMCA, the City of Lethbridgo and the Youth Theatre. Showing limes are Friday, 1- 11 p.m. end Saturday 9 a.m lo noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-11 p.m. WHY THE BELLS ARE STAYING AWHILE The Bells ringing up a success slory. But il Took several tries lo do New, wilh a liMle help frcm the Cannd'ort Radio and Television Commission, ihe Monlreal aroup Is finally on its way. Weekend Magazine carries The Bell's ilory thii IN YtDUR LCTHBR1DGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE SIMPSONS-SEARS New-Found Freedom The Capless Wig EACH ll's a wig dream come 'rue! 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