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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta - THI ItTHBRIDOI HIRALD - Friday, February 26, 1971 Wl District 4 meet to be held March 2, 3 VON 'will not fail with community support9 The Alberta Women's Institute Districts conference will be held In the Park Plaza Motor Hotel March 2 and 3. Mrs. J. Holland, district director will be conducting the conference which will get under way at 9 a.m. Tuesday; Provincial president, Mrs. Marion Alexander, Cayley, and provincial vice-president Mrs. Ethel Morrisroe, Red Deer are the expected to be attending two-day conference. Theme of the conference is World at your Door. Featured speaker for Tuesday afternoon session will be Dr. W. A. S. Smith, president of the University of Lethbridge. About loo women are expected to attend the conference which will be the fiftieth to be sponsored by District 4. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Campus Corner "The Victorian Order of Nurses has a solid foundation in Lethbridge, and with community support, it will not fail," said Mrs. Helen Morgan, past president of the Lethbridge branch of the VON at their sixteenth annual meeting held Thursday at the Park Plaza motor hotel. The organization in 1970 witnessed a slight decrease in support, while increasing their service over 1969. There were 6,440 visits to 609 patients in 1970 compared to 5,161 visits to 585 patients in 1969. 145 visits were made in the town of Coaldale, and 76 in the County of Lethbridge. Over 100 couples attended the pre-natal classes which were ~wm By MARIE HRYNKIW 1 Catholic Central High School Sadly, one of the most predominant, most unseeing and most destructive attitudes of modern man seems to be that change necessarily implies progress, that every new technological discovery is, automatically, a technological advance. Much of the turmoil in the world today is a result of the 'improvements' made a few years ago: scaffold has been replaced by scaffold. Many of the educators of today have, apparently, fallen under the mesmerizing spell of the wierd ideas, so often passing as 'thought'. Can machines ever replace good teaching, can they supply the warmth and understanding that are NEEDED, but already, so often lacking, in working with developing minds? These people con veniently forget (according to Ruskin that "Education does NOT mean teaching people what they do not know ... It is a painful, continual, and difficult work - to be done by kindness, by watching, by warning, by precept, and by praise, but above all - by example." If a school's teachers are not truly learned, educated and good human beings, it is not possible for them to beneficial ly influence their students. Recently, using a new method of developing 'morals,' a junior high school teacher presented the class with an hypothetical situation in which the student was invited to 'play God.' Ten people, of varying professions and races, are stranded on an island finding that there is only enough food to sustain five of their number until aid arrives The children are asked to decide who will live and who will die. By desecrating the value of human life in such a way, the value of human lives is lessened. A few days ago, a group of students from our school had the memorable experience of visiting the Dorothy Gooder school and its students. Al though these children are handicapped mentally - and sometimes physically - their openess, trust, and concern for others is manifested in many simple ways. With patience and understanding, the teachers help each individual towards fulfill ing his capabilities, whether this be weaving a mat, or painting a lawn chair. These people were clearly not there for the money, and their dedication was in sharp contrast to the 'half efforts' of some of us. � * � At Catholic Central, much effort has been put into the comedy 'The Mouse That Roared', which is being presented both Friday and Saturday evenings this weekend, and Sunday afternoon. Man is the only creature endowed with the power of laughter - let's use it - with kindness. (The views voiced In the above column do not necessarily concur with either those of The Herald or Leister's, bnt are a reflection of the student opinion.) held in the Gait School of Nursing. Sources of revenue in 1970 were miscellaneous donations, by the BPO Elks, a City of Lethbridge grant, and the United Appeal. A major grant of $2,000 was received from the Alberta provincial government. The Lakeview Lion's Club denoted a typewriter for the use of the organization. Executive for the coming year were named as: Mrs. Hugh Arnold, president, Mayor Andy Anderson,,honorary president; Mrs. John Morgan, past president; William Clark, vice-president, Mrs. Doug Card, secretary; and Dick Johnston, treasurer. Services provided by the VON were described by Dr. Sam Simpson as being, nursing, physiotherapy,, laboratory technology, meals on wheels, and home making. He referred to these services as1 a "hospital at home". Dr. Simpson said, "The VON will become a great and necessary part of nursing and hospitalization in our community with continued support." MRS. HUGH ARNOLD NURSING FIGURES MONTREAL (CP) - Of some 34,000 members of the Association of Nurses of the Province of Quebec, about 27,000 are practising their profession, an association study has indicated Half the practising nurses are under 30, 80 per cent ere employed by hospitals, about 44 per cent are married and fewer than seven per cent hold university degrees. MARDI GRAS-Preparatiom for the annual Rotary Mardi Gras are completed for at least two Rotarians and their wives. "Surgeon" Roy Montgomery, left, does a little cutting of his own on Myrtle Thackra/s "hand." "Gambler" John Thackray doesn't seem too perturbed about the "bad cut" even though ho had the "Worm" Coleen Montgomery standing over his shoulder. The Mardi Gras will be held Saturday in the Kalaidarts building with dancing to the Alberta Ranch Boys. What next in women's wear? Up with hot pants, down with knickers By BEVERLY-ANN CARLSON Herald Staff Writer ' The long and short of it all is that this summer, one won't really know what to expect from the female fashion scene. Women will be stuffed, poured, queezed, lumped, and overflowing in varied articles of fashion. It will become increasingly i TOP TWELVE 45 R.P.M LEISTER'S MAIL ORDERS! Tick off tho selections you want and send to us. You'll receive your records for only $1.00 each. Please Add 15c Postage on Orders $4 and under. [ ] 1. BORN TO WONDER-The Rare Earth [ ] 2. CARRY ME-The Stampeders [ ] 3. D.O.A.-Blood Rock [ ] 4. I WAS WONDERING-The Poppy Family [ ] 5. DOESN'T SOMBODY WANT TO BE WANTED- The Partridge Family [ ] 6. LONELY DAYS-Bee Gees [ ] 7. ONE BAD APPLE-Osmonds [ ] 8. HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN-C.C.R. [ ] 9. APEMAN-The Kinks [ ] 10. TEMPTATION EYES-The Grass Roots [ ] 11. ME AND BOBBY McGEE-Janice Joplin [ ] 12. ROSE GARDEN-Lynn Anderson difficult to decide the difference between items' just purchased, and those resurrected from Mother's chest of "treasures." But fear not, Lethbridge is not forgotten in the frantic world of fashion. No sooner have the stores filled their stock with the mini, midi, and maxi, than the designers have flooded the markets with knick-: ers, peasant dresses, hot pants,. and peasant blouses. Never before has there been such a diversity of fashions one: could choose from and still be "in". Most fashion outlets in Lethbridge have already received their peasant dresses and blouses and the knickers, but + COMING EVENTS THIS WEEK FEATURING: FEBRUARY 26th ANNE CAMPBELL SINGERS and TEEN CLEFS PINCHER CREEK-8 p.m. FEBRUARY 26, 27 and 28 THE MOUSE THAT ROARED Catholic Central High School YATES CENTRE FEBRUARY 27th COFFEE HOUSE Southminiter Church Hall Basement Every Saturday - 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. "The Changing Perspective" MARCH 5th and 6th The Lethbridge Figure Skating Club At The Lethbridge Arena Guest Artist-Donald Jackson DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF THE AEOLIAN MODE AND HEAR THE FANTASTIC GARNET B.T.O's (Big Time Operators) AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS February 26th-Fort Macleod High School LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. PARAMOUNT THEATRE BLDG., LETHBRIDGE the pants are expected to be 'hot' on their trail. Most are expecting hot pants of heavier materials, and some knits. In a small survey conducted by The Herald, most local retailers stated that their stocks of hot pants are expected within a week to ten days. For all those women who are brave enough to venture into this changing world, yes, the The Lethbridge Society for Meals on Wheels is a volunteer operation, with the sole exception of Mrs. E. C. Reid, coordinator. In its first year of operation, hot meals were delivered to 43 persons by 85 volunteer drivers and couriers. A total of 1,780 meals have been served. Meals are provided to the aged, the infirm, and those Herald staffer Bev Carlson casts a dubious eye at her reflection as she tries on a brown and tan knickers ensemble now available in local shops. NAME ADDRESS Pets treated MONTREAL (CP) - Some 3,095 pets have been examined during the last year at the two free clinics sponsored by the Montreal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Cats and dogs accounted for most of the clientele but budgies, pigs and squirrels also required treatment, CATHOLIC CHARITIES CLOTHES BANK IS IN NEED OF  CLOTHES # FURNITURE 0 DISHES  UTENSILS # BEDDING DONATIONS WILL BE PICKED UP 327-0846 - PHONE - 327-6992 Drop Off Box on 16th Avenue Safeway's lot fashions are available. But take heed lest you become the object of comments such as the one made off-hand by a male, when confronted with present fashion trends. "I still like minis. I don't care. Maxis and knickers are grotesque.'! If women are dumb enough to buy them and wear them, then they SHOULD be stuck with them." Meals on wheels volunteer service persons who cannot shop by themselves. Also taking advantage of the service have been persons Just out of hospital, living alone and unable to manage by themselves. Payments are made on a sliding scale according to ability to pay. The decision is made jointly by the client and the committee. CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S HALL-Cor. 13th St. and 6th Ave. N. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26th - 8 O'CLOCK BLACKOUT JACKPOTS $115 - 55 NUMBERS 4th and 8th Games $30 in 7 NUMBERS-12th Game $40 LUCKY DRAW $15 5 CARDS FOR $1.00 OR 25c EACH Parsons Under 16 Year* Not Allowed SPONSORED BY ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB The Lethbridge Society MEALS on WHEELS Wish To Thank the following organizations for their support throughout the past year: St. Augustine's Anglican Church Men's and Women's groups; McKillop U.C.W.; J.O.Y. ladies of Christian Reformed Church; "Be Faithful" of Hope Reformed Church; St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church; First Baptist Church W.A.i St. Patrick's C.W.L Southminiter U.C.W.; Foremost U.C.W.; Pincher Creek U.C.W., Norbridge Baptist W.A.; Friendship Lodge L.A. to U.T.U., Quota Club; Women of the Moose No. 328; Royal Canadian legion, General Stewart Branch No. 4; Ladies' Auxiliary to Legion; Order of Eastern Star, Laurel Chapt. No. 43; Pensioners and Senior Citizens Inc.; Order of Royal Purple No. 32; Faith Rebekah Lodge No. 93; Dominion Rebekah Lodge No. 41; Lakeview. Lions; lethbridge Lionettes; Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Society, Ladies' Aux.; B.P.O.E.; Lethbridge lodge No. 2, I.O.O.F.; Kiwanis Club of lethbridge (Downtown); lethbridge Handicap Society; Vasa lodge Lethbridge No. 579. Many individual donations have also been received and for these the Society is most appreciative. WHY TAKE CHANCES? With 2nd Best! BE SURE WITH A YAMAHA B2 ORGAN FROM MUSICLAND PRICED AT ONLY 595* The Yamaha B2 Organ has superb styling, magnificent touch, fully variable stops offering a multitude of effects to the two keyboards. The delicate but magnificent electronics of this instrument makes it possible to offer a five year written replacement guarantee - the best In the Industry. Compare a $1,000 for equal versatility and quality in any other make! Cor. 3rd Ava. and 13th St. S. Ph. 327-1056 pit?! ;