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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, February 28, 1974 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD Ann Landers Dear Ann Landers: You fre- quently advise people who are drastically overweight to try Weight Watchers or Tops. If they fail there, you tell them they are stuffing themselves as compensation for other pleasures they are not getting. Then you say, "Seek professional help." Well, I took your advice and sought professional help. The psychiatrist spent five sessions telling me why I over-ate. (I already knew why and I didn't relish spending that kind of money to hear it from Then I met his wife. She weighed more than I did I never went back. The second psychiatrist was recommended by my obstetrician. When I met him I couldn't believe my eyes He was about 5'5" and weighed at least 300 ibs. He had the fattest hands I ever saw and ate jelly beans all through the session I didn't even want to discuss weight with him I said I was a lesbian and would call him for another appointment if I decided to continue Of course I never did. How can a psychiatrist expect his patients to have faith in him when he can't help his own wife or himself Teed Off Dear Teed: Don't try to evaluate the competence of a psychiatrist by sizing up his wife (or his children) or even the man himself. The only thing that matters is how YOU get along with him. Of course, if you are turned off at the outset your chances of establishing a good relationship are poor, no matter what the reason. So, my advice to you is to look up a skinny therapist with an THE BETTER HALF emaciated wife and good luck to you. Dear Ann Landers: I am a bank employee who would like to comment on "S.C.'s Secret Bank Account." You suggested that the wife who discovered the "strange" deposit slip in her husband's wallet should hand it to him and say, "How nice that you wanted to surprise me with a little nest egg." I don't agree. I know several people who have secret bank accounts. The reasons are often legitimate. Sometimes the husband (or wife) is a compulsive spender, or an alcoholic. The stable member of the family may feel the need to squirrel away money for emergencies. If a husband or wife wants a secret bank account, he will have one In the case of the woman who wrote, her husband, upon being discovered, would probably open another bank account elsewhere under a fictitious name If he should die suddenly, the account would be turned over to the government and the wife wouldn't even know about it. Every bank has untraceable dormant accounts because some customers wanted to keep their banking affairs a secret. I feel sorry for their families. Toronto M.P. Dear Toronto: I bow to your experience and superior judgment. From now on, girls, if you find a deposil slip for a "secret bank jot down the name of the bank and keep your trap shut. By Barnes "Sir, car you scare a dollar, so's I can buy myself o 10 j Calendars The Lethbridge Women's Progressive Conservative Association will hold a combined meeting with Lethbridge West Constituency at p.m. Monday at the El Rancho Convention Centre. The Minus One Club will hold a dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a m. in ths Polish Hall. Music by the Bow River Boys. Members and guests welcome. There will be a regular meeting of Parents Without Partners at 8 p.m. Friday in the new location at First United Church, 5th Avenue and 13th St. N- Rev. Ken Jordan will be guest speaker. The Playgoers of Lethbridge will present a drama workshop on speech at p.m. Friday in the Bowman Art Centre. The regular monthly meeting of Vasa Lodge No. 579 will be held at 7.30 p.m. on. Saturday in the Scandinavian hall. Cards and darts will follow the meeting. Women are asked to bring snacks. The Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 2 p.m. Friday in the civic centre. Plans will be finalized for the Mothers' Day tea and fashion show to be held May llth, and the St. Patrick's Day bake sale to be held March 16th. The handicraft and hobby centre will be open at 1 p.m. for those wishing to come early and work on projects. Bingo and lunch will be arranged. Members are asked to make an effort to attend. New members and friends welcome. Notice of Provincial ANNUAL MEETING AND WORKSHOPS CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION h Albvti FRIDAY and SATURDAY, March 1 and 2 Holiday Inn Friday, March 1st, pm ELECTION OF OFFICERS ANNUAL MEETING SOCIAL HOUR SATURDAY, MARCH 2nd a.m. BREAKFAST PANEL Human Dignity-The fligtn Jo Grew Intellectually Or Slarrtey Pertrtns Culturally Mrs Rhonda Blood RN Aflectlonally Or Meivflle Saturday, March a.m. to 4 p.m. WORKSHOPS SATURDAY MARCH 4th p.m. Annual Awards Dinner Open to the Public Everyone Welcome you may attend all or any part ot tha matting Bread prices justified Consumer must bear burden Golden wedding Mr. and Mrs. Lorraine Clifton of Coalhurst recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party held in their honor at the Diamond City IDS Cultural Hall. The couple were married in Del Bonita where they homesteaded in the early days. Mr. Clifton is a native of Idaho, while his wife, Ruby, arrived in Canada from London, England. They have four children, Verda Johnsen of Calgary, George of Coalhurst, Pearl Bagley of Picture Butte and Elmer, also of Coalhurst. There are four grandchildren. Master of ceremonies at the reception was Wayne Greer, nephew of Mrs. Clifton. Cardin collection features fashions for junior group PARIS (AP) Designer Pierre Cardin's collection includes flower-print skirts with midriff T-shirts and peasant-type skirts with two-color bras. Cardin, who later came out for a bow in a dapper bow tie and sweater vest, showed a 200-dress collection. For the first time, Cardin has whipped up a "junior" group. No dress could look more like it was for the ready-to-wear teen set than Cardin's. His flower-print skirts are made of tiers of cotton ruffles. They come with the midriff Tshirts, except for the bushy ankle Dirndls which have the two-color bras. Fortunately, most of the clothes are designed for women over 16. Fitting in with the man-tailored trend of this season, Cardin makes 1940-ish glen plaid and pin-striped suits and three-quarter coats over straight skirts. Another theme is a big batwing jacket gathered into a su- perlow, dropped waistband. Underneath the enormous top in prison stripes, cubist prints or silk tie-prints goes a hobble skirt two inches below the knee. Some skirts are gathered into hem bands as well. Be careful not to push your knee through. Cardin's offering in new hats is a straw pillbox that almost touches the nose. His makeup for spring is a greasy yellow sheen which covers the whole face the kind of face you wear to bed with curlers. As usual, evening dresses at this house are the sense that they make you wonder how in the world you get into them. By JEAN SHARP Canadian Press Staff Writer Food costs continued to rise in February, led by the price of sugar. The price of raw sugar rose to for a 100-pound bag from in January and last summer. The increase is reflected in the increased costs of many items including table sugar, bread, candy, ice cream and canned fruits. A four-cent increase in the cost of bread has been predicted for early March by the Bakery Council of Canada which bfamed rising costs of fuel, packaging, sugar and milk The Food Prices Review Board said an increase of two cents would be justified. A further increase in milk prices also is predicted for the end of March, when the annual dairy policy is announced. Federal Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan has said government subsidies on dairy products now total million a year and cannot go higher. CONSUMER WILL PAY "This time the consumer will have to bear the he has said. Some increases were evident in the February survey of food prices by The Canadian Press in 10 cities. The survey is based on a shopping basket of 17 items priced on the last Tuesday of each month since April. It is not intended to compare prices among cities The items include a pound of sirloin-tip roast of beef, all- beef wieners, centre-cut loin roast of pork, first-grade chicken, ground chuck, frozen cod fillets, first-grade butter, tomatoes, frozen green peas. Mclntosh apples and drip coffee. It also includes the prices of one dozen medium eggs, one quart of whole milk, 24-ounce loaf sliced white bread, 10 pounds first-grade potatoes, 24-ounce can of first-grade halved pears and five pounds of white granulated sugar. Halifax The price of five pounds of sugar rose to in February from 74 cents in December, coffee went up to from 99 cents, bread to 30 cents from 27 and roast beef to from Only wieners showed a drop, to a pound from Market basket total for December, for February, Montreal Sugar went to in February from in January for five pounds, bread to 35 cents from -31, frozen cod to a pound from 88 cents. Wieners dropped to 99 cents from and ground chuck to from Market basket total for January, for February, Saint John Sugar rose to from in January, chicken to 75 cents from 69 cents, cod to from 99 cents and eggs to 82 cents from 80 cents. Ground chuck dropped to from Market basket total for Jan- uary was for February, Toronto Wieners went down to 89 cents from 92 cents, a dozen eggs to 80 cents from 85. Sugar rose to from bread to 44 cents from 42 cents, and chicken to 79 cents from 75. Market basket total for January, 50, for February, London Sugar rose to and chicken to 84 cents from 79 cents. Market basket total for January was for February, Edmonton Sugar rose to from and ground chuck to from a pound. Chicken dropped to 75 cents from 79 cents, frozen cod to from SI 25, and butter to 74 cents from 79 cents. Market basket total for January was for February, Vancouver Sugar went up to from and ground chuck to from Wieners dropped to from frozen cod to from and eggs to 87 from 89 cents. Market basket total for January was for February, Regina Sugar went up to from Wieners dropped to from 99 cents, eggs to 81 cents from 83 cents. January basket total was 98, February 51 McKillop women elect executive McKillop United Church G. L. McArthur, recording Women have elected Mrs. N secretary and Mrs. A L. E. Kloppenborg as president. Wadstem, treasurer. Honorary president was Mrs. B. with Mrs. N. H. Quick as past president. Other officers include Mrs. A. J. Unrau, first vice president; Mrs. H. A. Madill, second vice president; Mrs QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE: 328-7684 BINGO SCANDINAVIAN HALL 22912th St. 'C' N. FRIDAY, March 1st 8 p.m. DOORS OPEN AT 7 P.M. NEW GAME IN 57 NUMBERS 10th GAME WIN ON EMPTY CARD 4th, 12th GAMES IN 7 NUMBERS OR LESS 5 CARDS FOR POT OF GOLD Single Winner pint 12 Neighbors Receive 50e GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE EACH DOOR PRIZES 36 FREE CARDS 5 DRAWS FOR KZXT WEEK Sorry No one under 16 years of age allowed How long has it been since you took the family out for breakfast? The Lethbridge Chapter of FULL GOSPEL BUSINESSMENS' FELLOWSHIP INT. invites you to their MONTHLY FAMILY BREAKFAST SATURDAY, MARCH 2 a.m. at the El Rancho Motor Hotel Featured guest speaker for this break'ast is L L FLETCHER sales manager of Hughes Brokers Consutants ot Spokane Washington He is also co-ordmator of the TV program Good News Mr Fletcher a family man w.th five children is vice-president of the Spokane Chapter of the F G B M He will relate many super-natural experiences where God has per- formed miracles financially spintua'ly and physically both in his own life and in the lives of others Mr Fletcher will be available for private consultation following the breakfast if you so Looking forward to seeing you there For reservations please phone: 328-9420 FromMphaJThrifty Down Home' dishes for the modern housewife. vmrl -anlTful ELECTROHOME On the New Radio Show CJOC. p.m. in for full delate on how you can wm CASH and great ELECTROHOME Prizes Here's TV Dinner convenience with REAL MILK flavor and nourishment. for pennies less a serving. Homestead Fried Chicken (with a special creamed gravy) 1 cups state bread crumbs (or com flakes, crumbled) 1 tablespoon parsley flakes Vi envelope onion soup mix 2 eggs, well beaten cup milk (1 part Alpha Evaporated, mixed with 1 part cold water) 2 chickens, each about 2% to 3 cut serving. Alpha butter Directions: Combine crumbs, parsley and soup mix in a medium sized bowl. Beat eggs and milk together. Dip chicken in egg mix, then coat with crumb mixture. Melt butter m a large skillet and brown chicken. Reduce neat then cover and cook 30 mms. Cook an additional 10 mins. with cover removed (or until chicken is tender but Serves 8 to 10. Extra deliaousness, served with this Creamed Gravy 2 tablespoons Alpha butter 2 tablespoons flour milk (mix 1 part Alpha Evap. with 1 part cold wale cup cream (or use Alpha straight from tha tin) 'A envelope onion soup mix Directions. Men butter m a small saucepan and btend m flour. Stir m milk and cream gradually, adding onton soup mix. Simmer white starring constantly, untri gravy is smooth and thick. Pour gravy generousJy over the fried chicken. Expect applause. Homey Crisp Brown Hash r n rl cup cnoppea cooiieo 1 cup chopped (cubed) boiled potatoea 1 onion, minced 1 tbsp. minced paisley V: cup milk (mix 1 part Alpha Evap. with 1 part coM water) Directions Combine all ingredients except the imlk InahotheavysWIlet add a little 'at and place over medium heat When fat e real hot add hash mix evenly in the sKOtel It should be hot enough to brown the bottom oJ the hash auxjkJy. MO milk and mix, then cover and cook until crisp (about 1C mtrtsjServes 2 to 3. any cooked meat or fowl may be substituted for beet. Cream ft with Alpha- if whips too.' ;