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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Ftbniary 24, 1W1 THI IETHMIDCI HMAID 9 Ann Landers Plastic surgery can mean new life DEAR ANN LANDERS: I used to think you made up fetters. I couldn't believe people actually got so messed up. Now I'm in a lulu myself. I have been dating a great young guy (age He wants tn marrv me and I have said yes. Three weeks ago I met nis moment our I felt a strong attracto, Senior has everything my boyfried has only more. Hes better looking, more polished, more mature, and more ex- cittog I knew from the moment he looked at me that some- thrng clicked, this man is 48 years oM, twice divorced and now "at liberty." I am 22 but I've lived a lot. And now I must tell you the whole truth. Senior and I have been seeing each other, strictly on the Q.T., of course. I think we are in love. The only thing that bothers me is that his last wife was a 21-year-old girl his son had been dating. Junior knows I'm seeing somebody but he doesnt know who. He now seems very juvenile and I'm going to break up with him regardless. What are my chances for happiness with Senior? DEAR FLY: About the same as a snowflake in Tahiti. Remember there's no fool like an old fool unless its a young fool like you. This situation has all the elements of a Peruvian earthquake. My advice is to unwind as fast as possible. And don't schedule any more father-son banqucsts. DEAR AKN LANDERS: I am 40. My wife is 38. We have been married 20 years. Our children are 17, 15, and 13. I've been a good provider, a good father and a good husband in that order. My wife and I have devoted our lives to our children and we were looking forward to the day when there would be just the two of us. We've always wanted to travel and have a little fun. Last month when our youngest boy turned 13 our goal was in sight. Another two years and he'd be off to prep school and we'd be free. I felt ten years younger just thinking about it! Just as I was making plans to have a vasectomy, my wife announced that she had seen the doctor and he told her die is pregnant. I asked her to have an abortion. She re- fused. We got into an argument and now she isn't speaking to me. I think she is happy about this pregnancy. In fact, I have a. sneaking suspicion she got this way on purpose. The prospect of being tied down until I am nearly 60 de- presses me. The way I see it, either my wife has an abortion or I get a divorce. When I told her to take her choice she didn't believe I was I am. I realize this is an extreme measure but I can't face raising another child. I'd like your honest opinion. The Brink DEAR ON: My honest opinion is that you are either off your rocker or an 18 Carat Heel. Maybe both. Your wife did not get pregnant by herself. If she wants to have this baby you have no right to ask ner to have an abortion. She is the one who must carry the child, deliver it, and care for it. The least you can do is give her a full measure of emotional support. My advice is to stop acting like a jack- ass and accept this fourth child with DEAR ANN LANDERS: Several days ago, I ran into a fellow I dated a few times when I was in high school. We are now both 23. I am not married. Bud is. In fact he has two small children. I was immensely attracted to Bud when we were in school but he didn't seem to go for me. When we met in the supermarket he was knocked out by my looks, my figure, the whole bit. He said he'd lova to see me again, but he made it plain he couldn't take me out publicly. He'd like to come to my place and see me "quietly." It seems he mar- ried the "wrong" girl. His wife is unresponsive and cold. He needs someone who can give his life meaning. I am dating several fellows but no one seriously. (My true love was killed in 1968, Vietnam.) I'm not promiscuous but I do have a yen for this old flame. I guess I really feel sorry for him. He is miserable and he wants me. Would it be wrong? DEAR VUL: We both know what you can do for HIM, but what can he do for you? For openers: He can take up a lot of your time. And he's sure to improve your cooking and double your grocery bill because you'll be fixing little suppers trying out new recipes. While you "give his life meaning" you'll be passing up opportunities to date single fellows. And let's not overlook the possibility that he might dump his wife and marry you. You would then have the privilege of helping him with alimony and support money for the children. And don't forget the guilt (both yours and Suddenly, when it's legal, you'll discover that it isn't nearly so exciting as you thought it would be. TORONTO (CP) Plastic surgery is a sophisticated busi- ness among the 25 Toronto spe- cialists who can giva you a acne scarring: the second on made-to-measure appearance, j breasts, and the third on eyes But not all of them will do it! and face-lifts. for merely love or money. He insists that patients want-. An exception may be Dr. ing rhinoplasty plastic sur- Harold Silver, who limits his 1 gery tin the nose be at least practice to cosmetic work, and M or 15 because before that the j tor whom changing features is nose is still deyelopmg. ytsmg, middle and old. In the' first group he concentrates: mainly on noses, chins and! OPEN THURSDAY and FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. big business. too much myth- For Dr. Dnuglas, a Nova Scotia-born doctor, the iUClCS IUU lliuvii i ology about plastic j biggest challenge is the rc- he says. "If patients don't like placement of burned skin a nKomfa '9nH HAllMtP OOCratHH) what they see in the mirror, why shouldn't they be hap- commodity-happi- pier? 'I sell ness." But then there's Dr. Amis Freiberg, Latvian born, who. screens his patients carefully before operating if he oper- ates at all. If he decides a patient is psy- chologically sound, he warns placement of burned SKin, a precise and delicate operation during which often the only consideration is keeping the pa- tient alive while usable skin grows again on a spot from which it had been grafted. "The graft is not as good as other types but it will only stay on so long and won't he says. "Eventually, skin replacement must come from the patient himself and CflO logically num _ of the complications that could may be used over again from be involved in major surgery, j the same area of the body. onftc. Anrl hp savs a skin Erait i Hawaiian 48-oi. tins including death after an anes- thetic or body rejection of im- plant material. For examnlc, "t? says, he might consent to operate on a 50-year-old businessman whose facial muscles are sagging ei- ther through nature or years of excessive drinking. COULD SAVE JOB "He is in danger of losing his executive position to a younger man and to him it is a profes- sional thing. "But I refused the woman just separated from her hus- band who wanted to start a new life. She said, 'Doctor, build up my breasts and fix my nose so I can remarry and get a father for my kids.' "That's just not going to hap- pen." j Dr. Silver divides his pa- i tients into three And he says a skin graft is never as good as the original skill. Although doctors won't be specific about the cost of plas- Uc surgery, research has sat some median Canadian figures. The cost of a face-lift varies from to and you can usually get your nose done for The cost of breast reduc- tion or enlargement is dipping to it takes about to build up a receding chin and to tighten up the skin of the thighs. And the doctors, naturally, won't talk much about their earnings, although Dr. Doug- las says plastic surgeons make as much as other medical spe- cialists. But he also says it takes a four or five-year intern- ship after medical school to open an office. BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY at P.M. jackpot in 55 Numbers in 7 Numbers 4th 8th 12 Games Doubled In 7 Numbers 5 Cards 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE The Homemaker BY ELIZABETH BARTMAN How to buy children's shoes children's shoes are often made is a problem'to many mothers. in only one width, there may be r. i __ :__..A-nt-nnf fnr- n fnmPP Or n6St lit. Knowing how important prop- erly fitting shoes are to the comfort of the child as well as his years of adulthood under- lines the importance of the job to any mother. So little infor- mation about, how to buy them is available that it is a frus- trating job, too. The problem is greatly sim- plified at a store specializing in children's shoes. Here there is usuallv a record kept of the child's size and date of sale of a pair of shoes. Every three months a notice is sent to the parents to check the child's shoes for size. A reliable sales person will not sell a new pair of shoes unless the old pair really are too small. Mothers with many pairs of feet to shoe or with limited in- come must buy at bargain counters. What should, she know to ensure a safe fitting? Step I. Are the child's pres- ent shoes satisfactory? K the shoe is too small it probably shows a scuff mark on the area of the big toe, indicating how close the toe is to the end of the shoe. Feel inside the shoes. A worn lining in the toe indi- cates tint the shoes are too short. Step 2. Ask the sales person to measure both feet while the child is sitting and standing; ie both width and length of each foot. Since lower priced FINAL ON OUR COMPLETE SELECTION OF FALL AND WINTER STOCK DRESSES REGULAR SIZES Reg. to Sale Price Vi SIZE DRESSES Reg. to Sale Price RACK OF SWEATERS SLIMS LINGERIE COATS .Regular Values To 50.00 SALE PRICED FROM UP Be Sure to See the Exciting New Arrivals for Spring! Choose from our wide selection of Alirrr PANT SUITS and DRESSES BLOUSES In the new fabrics Fortrels, Trevia, and Newest fashions Sizes 7 to 20 and 14% to 22% DORETA LADIES' WEAR 601 3RD AVENUE S. PHONE 328-5115 reed for a choice of best fit. Step 3. Hemember that an oxford type shoe gives super- or support to the slip on dressy shoes. The latter require ighter fitting to keep on so here is less growth room. The oxford with the 4 or 5 eyelets pve best fit and more arch support, even better than the 2 or 3 eyelets. Step 4. Check the fit of the shoe on the child while he is sliding, walking and seated. The ball of the foot, that is the widest part of the foot should be at the widest part ol he shoe. Determine whether ;his is so by feeling along the side of the foot while the child is standing in the shoes. Cheek the height of the shoe at the anklebone. The shoe must not rub on the anklebone If the shoes are only slightly high here, then it can be cor- rected by'putting a small pa< under the shoe lining in the hee' to raise the foot. Allow length in the shoe for growth of the child's foot. Hal an inch between the toes anc the end of the shoe is abou right for an oxford. Check the 1 a c i n g of an ox ford. The gap between the twc sides of a shoe under the lac ing should be equal all along When the sides come together at the top of the lacing am are apart at the bottom, th shoe is too large. When th sides are further apart at th top, the shoe is too narrow a the instep. There are a couple of genera observations about children' shoes that should be consider ed. Orthopedic shoes should no be worn without the recommen dation of a specialist. A child' foot bones are so soft that im properly fitting shoes can d great harm. Slight defects a weak arches, pidgeon toes, etc can be corrected with shoe constructed for that purpose Once the bones harden littl can be done. love is... complimenting her on her simplest conking. PINEAPPLE JUICE TOMATO JUICE SPAGHETTI tllDIMD 7 1 Astra; eleoned 7-oi. tins L I fANIW 7--I-00 V All McCormick'i, 5 varieties Reg. 59c for I TIDE.................................. I69 King siie Miniature Choc 65c Lunch Meat 2for 79c Frozen Foods Bacon TUiiP tin, Miracle Whip Kr0ff _..................32.oz ior 69c Margarine M- t CREAM 295c for Purity, gallon! assorted ICE Gold Seal; Pink .bottle Prepared Cake Icing Pk3. 45c TOOTHPASTE as. 79 rUiie Village MEATS 327-5295 freshly ground IP. 69 GROUND BEEF Beef Liver Beef Sausage Wieners Sausage Sticks ,b Chops Rump or Round Steak Roast ,k 1'09 We Carry a Complete Selection of Salami, Summer, Beer and Ham Sausage Sticks alue'ViHage PRODUCE FRESH STRAWBERRIES X Mexican basket 49 Cucumbers 2, Celery Hearts Turnips alueTillage BAKERY Dinner Buns Bran Muffins te. Date Loaf Cakes OPEN THURSDAY and FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. ;