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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, February 26, 1971 - THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD -  Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: A few days ago a fellow my husband works with got sick on the job. He refused to go to the company doctor and said he had hia own specialist-� chiropractor. Today the man was back at the mill feeling fine. He told my husband if more people went to chiropractors instead of to society doctors they'd be better off. He claims all ailments are tied up with the nerves of the spine and the chiropractor knows which nerves to press to get the person well. He says it's much cheaper than fancy medical care, because the doctors are in cahoots with the drug manufacturers and all they are interested1 in is money. We have been reading your column for years and "we believe in what you say. What are your views on chiropractors?-Pittsburgh People DEAR PEOPLE: Chiropractors are wonderful-if you have a tired back, and nothing else. But if you are sick I hope you will go to a physician who has been licensed by his state's Board of Medical Examiners. Many illnesses are self limiting. This means they disappear without treatment. A person who has been massaged by a chiropractor and gets well often credits the chiropractor with having cured him. The truth is, he'd probably have been cured if he had fanned himself with goof us feathers. This is why most chiropractors do such a thriving business. Massaging the spine will not cure a brain tumor, cancer, diabetes or gallstones. Nfor will it cure a skin disease or a throat infection. The following testimony was given to a Congressional committee considering the question, "Should chiropractors be included in Medicare?" "It is the universal opinion of health experts that chiropractors lack the proper training and background to diagnose and treat human disease. The education of chiropractors is sub-standard and unscientific and the theory on which treatment is based is medically unsound." Gait Chapter, IODE active in community At the recent annual meeting of Sir Alexander Gait Chapter, IODE, reports indicated that the Chapter's work in the fields of service at home and abroad, education and citizenship was well supported. The Chapter has a membership of 35. With deep regret the Chapter acknowledged the death of a charter member and Honorary Regent of the Chapter, Mrs. G. H. Starnes. Mrs. Starnes was a member of the Chapter for over 55 years. In presenting her report for the past year, Mrs. J. H. T. McLean, services convener, summarized that 344 knitted and sewn articles had been completed by members and shipped where needed - these articles included sweaters, af-ghans, personal property bags filled with toilet articles for use by hospital patients, chil- ^4 calendar of local happenings St. Basil's CWL is holding a rummage sale in the church basement on Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m. * * * The Lethbridge Young Ladies Buddhist Society will hold a tea and bake sale on Saturday, March 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lethbridge Buddhist Church, 1303 13 St. North. Various displays of kimonos, fans, footwear, parasols, family altars, musical instruments, etc, will be shown.   * Southminster Circle Square Dance Club will hold its regular dance Saturday at 8:30 in Southminster hall. Women are asked to please bring a pie  * � Fort Macleod Old Time Dance Club regular dance will be held Saturday in the elemcn tary school from ft to 11:30 p.m with live music. Lunch served everybody welcome * w * Lethbridge Home Economics Association will meet Tuesday at the home of Mrs. George Wilson, 611 17th St. S. at 8 p.m, Discussion on how home economists can relate to the com munity. Featured speaker will be Mrs. Mona Cox, associate head of the home economics extension branch of the Al berta department of agricul ture. dren's wear, dresses, pyjamas, little cotton suits and shirts; material for seven pairs of drapes was purchased and made up by the members for the Sir Alexander Gait Museum, 50 dolls were dressed for inclusion in the Christmas hampers distributed by the Salvation Army; paper back books and magazines were taken to the Provincial Gaol, to Senior Citizens Homes and hospitals. Work in this department was valued at approximately $1,483. In education, Mrs. A. W. Bell reported that the Chapter had awarded three $50 scholarships one to the Lethbridge and District Music Festival in Speech Arts. This was awarded to Miss Sherri McFadden in a special class commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the death of Charles Dickens. The other two scholarships were awarded for the highest marks in Math 30 in Grade 12 departmental examinations. They were won by Mark Lencucha of Catholic Central High School and by Tony Bassett of the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute who attained 100 per cent in this final examination. IODE calendars depicting children's art were distributed to four local schools, and a framed picture of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip was presented to the Devon Nursing Home. Approximately $250 was spent on educational work. Citizenship work, reported on by Mrs. G. Alexander, included entertaining new Canadian citizens following citizenship ceremonies; program were given on pollution, safety and drug abuse. The following slate of officers was elected for the coming year: Regent, Mrs. W. E. Mun-dell; 1st Vice-Regent, Mrs. E. G. Hunter; 2nd Vice-Regent, Mrs. G. Alexander; secretary, Mrs. A. Gallinger; treasurer, Mrs. E. C. Miller; services. Mrs. J. II. T. McLean and Mrs. A. L. H. Somerville; Echoes secretary, Mrs. Carl Taylor; education, Mrs. A. W. Bell; citizenship, Mrs. W. A. Nelson; hospitality, Mrs. G. A. Marshall; standard bearer. Mrs. A. L. H. Somerville; councillors, Mrs. C. Darcel, Miss L. McNair, Mrs. W. Carnill, Mrs. G. A. Marshall and Mrs. B. Barrow.  The next regular monthly meeting will be held on March H at the home of Mrs. A. L. H. Somerville. A rummage sale will be held in April THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes Saturday MERCHANDISE ON SALE FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. -SATURDAY 9 A.M. TILL 6 P.M. - LIMITED QUANTITIES. LADIES' SIZED AND ONE SIZE PANTI HOSE Regular to 1.50 SUPER SAVER PRICE ONLY MEN'S BLUE DENIM JEANS Sizes 28 to 34. Regular 4.44 SUPER SAVER PRICE, PAIR "CHARGE IT" "CHARGE IT' "MASO" DINNERWARE 20-Piece 4-Place Setting Regular 5.99 SUPER SAVER PRICE, SET 2-QUART FONDUE SETS BLACK - GREEN BLUE - RED Regular 7.99 SUPER SAVER PRICE, SET "CHARGE IT" "CHARGE IT" OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 'Til 9 p.m. FOLDING CLOTHES HAMPER Vinyl-Floral Patterns Regular 2.49 SUPER SAVER PRICE ONLY 6-PIECE SPONGE PACKS Asserted Sizts. Regular 84c SUPER SAVER PRICE NOW "CHARGE IT" "CHARGE IT" ALARM CLOCKS luminous Dial. Sweep Second Hand. Regular 4.47 SUPER SAVER PRICE, EACH 0.96 LADIES' 1 ACRYLIC KNIT 1 PULLOVERS 1 V-Neck and Crew Neck 1 Styles. 1 Regular 7.77 1 SUPER SAVER 1 PRICE, EACH 1 4-96 mm "CHARGE IT" � 1 "CHARGE IT" 1 BOYS' SWEAT SHIRTS GIRLS' KNIT TOPS 1 Sizes 4 to 6x. 1 SUPER SAVER 1 PRICE, EACH 66� BOYS' LINED FLARE PANTS Sizes 4 to 6x. Regular 4.44 SUPER SAVER PRICE, PAIR 0.88 1 "CHARGE IT" mm "CHARGE IT" 1 LADIES' NYLON 1 SLEEPWEAR 1 Hot Pink, Maize, Mint 1 Blue, Lace, White. 1 Regular to 5.55 1 SUPER SAVER 1 PRICE, EACH 0.96 LADIES' SWEATERS CARDIGANS-PULLOVERS- BULKY SKI Regular to 5.94 SUPER SAVER PRICE, EACH 3.96 1 "CHARGE IT' w "CHARGE IT" SHOES-SHOES SHOES Ladies' - Teens' Dress - Casual Regular to 8.88 SUPER SAVER PRICE NOW 2-PIECE BATH MAT SETS Washable - 6 colors Skid Resistant - 100% Cotton Pile. Regular 3.33 SUPER SAVER PRICE, PAIR OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Jil 9 p.m. OUR COMPLETE ASSORTMENT OF MATERNITY WEAR DRESSES Regular to 18.99 SUPER SAVER PRICE, NOW h PRICE "CHARGE IT" LADIES' S-T-R-E-T-C-H SLACKS Viscose and Nylon. Regular to 4.99 SUPER SAVER PRICE, SET "CHARGE IT" "CHAGRE IT" "CHARGE IT" LADIES' and GIRLS' PILE SLIPPERS Pink-Blue-Green. Regular 1.99 SUPER SAVER PRICE, PAIR ASSORTED DRESS AND DRAPERY MATERIAL Regular to 1.39 Per Yard SUPER SAVER PRICE PLASTIC KITES Ready to Fly in Seconds. Regular 1.49 SUPER SAVER PRICE, EACH CURLING BROOMS LITTLE BEAVER Regular 8.99 CURLMASTER Regular 7.99 SUPER SAVER PRICE, EACH "CHARGE IT" "CHARGE IT" "CHARGE IT" "CARGE IT" "Would you rather change it to Harriet or xoloin Lola?" C Zeller's County Fair ... Satisfaction Guaranteed! located in th. South lethbridge Shopping Centre on Mayor Magrath Drive. Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. - Telephone 328-8171. 3 ;