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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J-awi Women's magazine has feminist slant By MAUREEN JAMIESON Family Editor The ilion of Ms. (pronounced the glossy new magazine for women with a mind, is now ai-ailable at 26 news stands in Lothbridge. For it's pos- sible lo delve bilo a sophisti- cated assortment of printed goodies slanted to the liberated woman. Dress patterns, handicrafts, recipes and all the other homey little touches of pro-Ms, women's magazines, have been ruthlessly eliminated. The writers, devotees of the feminist cause, are apparently prepared to go into infinite va- riations on their theme. For the average reader, it is the misfortune of the magazine that there is only the one theme. Repetition tends to lead to monotony. However, many of the ar- ticles are lucid, intercsling and informative, once the reader has overcome the authors' oh- vious prejudice. S-T-R-E-T-C-H AND SEW CLASSES BASIC 8 8 Two-Hour Lesson! 15 Starting on Ihe following times: Monday, March 6 Afternoon Evenings Tuesday, March 7 Afternoon Evvningf Wednesday, March 8 Morning Wed.r March 29 Evening Thursday, March 9 Evening Thursday, March 30 Afternoon Saturday, March 11 Morning MEN JACKET CLASSES Wednesday, March 8 Afternoon MEN'S PANTS Thunday, March 16, 13 Evenings NEW IDEA CLASS Thunday, March 2 Afternoon LICENSED FRANCHISED TEACHERS MRS. B. L. (CATHY) WHEtPlEY wai the winner of our Grand Opening Priis of Gift Certificate. S-T-R-E-T-C-H AND SEW FABRICS 475 HOLIDAY VILLAGE (Formerly Shopper's WorlH) Phone 328-7843 Open Daily o.m. lo 6 p.m. Thun. and Fri. 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. Men's Cycles, for instance, clears up many misconceptions once I lie generous l.iycr.s of propaganda in the first pad. of the article begin Lo tone down. A tromendous amount of energy lias brcn expended on tlic birth of Ms; unfortunately with negative results. Its mes- sage cojnc'.s over loud and clear and repeatedly up wilh women, down with men (Uic According to Dick TladlinR- fon of General Co. Lid., JOfl copies of the mapfizinc have been dislribnlcd in South- ern Alberta, including 40 lo 50 H'iUiin the ciLy itself. Sales were checked after a Ihrec-wcnk period, and assess- ed at roughly SO per cent. Once the public's inilial cu- riosity has been satisfied, it is doubtful if the magazine will appeal to anyone but the most ardent feminist. Meanwhile, lesser mortals will probably turn their atten- tion back to the kind of litera- ture sending out the signal, "up vrith people whatever their sex." Pig gives cold shoulder to wife oi 'U.S. president P EIU NO fAP) Hare- headed in a snowstorm, Mrs. Richard Nixon today visiled an agricultural commune where she mingled sclioolciuld- ren, observed wintertime culti- vation of vegetables and saw a (18-year-old woman gelling an ac'upunclure treatment. Tile wife of the U.S. president walked through intermittently heavy snow, moving down al- leys and across furrowed fields al the B.OOO-acrc Evergreen People's Commune west of Pe- king. Mrs. Nixon was captivated by the schoolchildren she saw. marvelled at the growing of out-of-season vegetables under glass and even fried futilely lo make friends with a rather dirty hog in a sty. .She was most surprised, how- ever, lo observe in the com- mune clinic the aneicnt Chinese acupuncture medical treatment based on the insertion of long needles into the flesh. The two young women who give the treatment told Mrs. Nixon that they attend to about a dozen patients a day. They showed her a grey-hairc woman lying on her side on a cot with more than half a dozen needles protruding from he right arm and leg. The woman said those limh: bad been so numb Ijeforo began a week-long series of aeu puncture treatments that she Abortion solution to overpopulation? CALGARY (CP) Over- populalion is so critical an is- I sue that Canadian women should support political parties which favor abortion on de- mand, says gynecologist Dr. Ken Walter. Dr. Walker, ivho Tmife "On Being a Woman" under the name W. Gifford-Jones, said overpopulation is more serious for a country like O'ada than I for one with less development. j "Nigeria's population will double in 15 years; Canada's will double in ,15. But during that lime Ihe Nigerian people won't want to double their number of roads, telephones and other supporting sen-ices; Canada's people will." The resulting drain on re- sources would be far greater in Canada than Nigeria The alternalive (o limiting birlhs is unlimited population growth, he said, which breeds i crimo, poverty and other socia! ills. The current hospital methot of committees reviewing re quest for therapeutic abortions is "a ritualistic tarce." "It is one of the basic con cepts of medicine never to pass judgment on a patient withoul seeing him." Yet hospital com mitlees judge abortion cases on the basis of the applicants' pa- pers. Dr. Walker said in an in terview. The current approach to birth control pills is hypo- chondriacal, he said, with poh licians and others emphasizing their liabilities and devaluating their advantages. About 1-1 out of one million women died from blood clols attributed to use of the pill, but 300 out of Ihe same number dip in childbirth. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "Air pollution and water pollution aren't enough. Now we hove to add stomach ___________________________ iiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii could hardly walk around her small home. Now she can coolc, she reported. The Mrs. Nixon fried to entice within petting distance was corralled outside a tiny, spotlessly clean cottage. Warned by a reporter that the pig might bile, Mrs. Nixon said she lived on a farm as a girl and "I once raised a prizewin- Mrs. Nixon later visited glass factory and invited the revolutionary committee leader to visit the United Stales. "It's fascinating, it's really she said as she in- spected the glassware products and admired the girls at work. During a one-hour visit to the factory, she spoke to at least 20 girls, who ivere ivorking on a m'dc ranje ot glassviare. IVs included tiny colorful animals, the 12 animals of the zodiac calendar and flow- ers. At the end or the visit, Mrs. Nixon was given two small boxes and one large flat case containing two small glass ani- rooster and a and a large glass magnolia flower. Mile Senior citizens centre Ncit Week: Monday: Keen fit, a.m. Tuesday: Singing, a.m. Thursday: Bingo, 2 p.m. All welcome. Friday: Visit by nurses from the nursing school. Coming events: Soon: Shufflcboard tourna- ments coming up shortly. March 24: House warming party, 8 p.m. More details later. y, February 24, I97J _ THE LETHBRIDGE HERAtD -It 50th ANNIVERSARY Members of Ihe Friendship Lodge LA lo UTU held a golden anniversary celebration banquet recenlly in Ihe Oddfellows Hall. Seated, led to righ: Mrs. Vera Stanko, vice president, Mrs. Mary Alkin- son, president, Mrs. Margaret Goodall, cliarler member, Mrs. Louella Kearney, Mrs. Jessie Ingram. Centre: the Mesdames Margaret Larko, Anne Miron, May Bisselt, Drew Connors, Marjorie Long, Thefma Davis, Vera Ruby Johnslone, Belly Housely, Grace Senler. Rear: the Mesdames Dorothy Logan, Ann Reed, Beth McKenna, Audrey Kessler, Marie Marsden, Myrle Smilh, Stella Ir- vine, Kit Jones, Effie Jones, Befly Riemer. A c j ni P id d-ocal The February meeting of the Lethbridge Council of Home and School Associations will be held Monday at p.m. at Lakeview School, ]2 Ave. and 31 St. S. Speaker will be Mr. Ken Sauer, principal of the Loihbridgo Collegiate Institute. All associations arc asked lo send representatives, all inter- ested persons welcome. Hie Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Auxiliary So- Friday in Gym 2 at the Civic Sports Centre. Eingo will be played and lunch served afler the meeting, and a good atten- dance is requested. Member- ship cards now available. Members of Vasa Lodge No. 579 are reminded of Uie pot luck supper to be held in the hall at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Cards and darts to follow. LA to FOE will be held at p.m. tonight in the Eagles Services provided VICTORIAVILLE, Que. (CPJ Ihe handicapped, ths ill and mothers of large families in this Eastern Town- ships community will lie able lo call on a home repair service set up under a loeal initiative grant. Project employees will do housework, washing, mend- ing, and household odd Jobs. CHILL FAST Always chill eggs rapidly in cold water after cooking them. BEMGO Scandinavian Hall 229 I2lh Si. "C" H. .25 StorM a! p.m. Doors Open p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 4lh, and 12lh Gcmei in 7 Numbers WORTH in 59 Numbers Sorry No One Under )d Years of Age Allowed cicty will meet at 2 p.m. on Hall, Hostesses as arrang' JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, February 24fh Sponsored by Ladies' Aid of St. Peler and Si. Paul's Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL CORNER Ulli STREET B AND 7lh AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Slarls al and is Won Every Thursday Slh-7 No. Jaackpot Pol o1 Gold 25t PER CARD OR 5 FOR 51.00 ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Persons under 16 years not allowed LIRG CULL FOR HBHTrS Labaffs You've been waiting for it now HERE IT IS HOLLAND'S DRAPERY SHOP'S UNTIL FEBRUARY 29th EVERYTHING IN STOCK ON SALE AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES ALL 45" SQUARES SOc in- All 100% Wido on choote 6 por customer! HOLLAND'S DRAPERY SHOP "THE STORE WITH THE STOCK ANn EXPERIENCE" 325 7lli STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE ;