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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 2, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, January 2, 1975 THE LETHttHiDGt: HERALD 21 Saturation technique cures heavy smokers VANCOUVER (CP) The University of British Colum- bia saturation smoking clinic is saturated with smokers. Prof. Allan Best, a psy- chologist at UBC, announced recently that a government- supported quit-smoking clinic, which had been run on a pilot basis since September, would open its doors in mid January. Lois Groves, co-ordinatorof the clinic, said more than 200 applicants called within a week. Mr. Best said smokers will be made to smoke so much they won't be able to face the thought of another cigarette. The aversion technique is virtually 100-per-cent effec- tive in getting people to give up cigarettes, he said. The hard part is staying off. "The therapy just takes care of the craving. For most people, smoking for the nico- tine is only part of it." For many, smoking relieves tension or boredome, is a re- ward for working hard or a social lubricant. Mr. Best said most people find that when they quit smok- ing it leaves a void in their world. The clinic would try to find alternatives to fill that void. He said people smoking to relieve tension can be taught relaxation exercises while those who get bored could sub- stitute a walk or read a novel. Those who can't refuse a cigarette offered them should prepare a polite or witty turn- down. Mr. Best explained two of the saturation techniques. In one, smokers increase cigarette consumption to about five times their normal level for about three days be- fore quitting. In another, they chain-smoke as many ciga- rettes as possible, with only a few getting to about 10, and repeat the process after inter- vals of a few minutes. Ann 10 years ago Woman ordained Landers amid protests Run to the Sun Winner Deputy Mayor Mrs. Vera Ferguson is shown drawing the Hawaiian Trip for Two. The draw took place at Towne and Country' Furniture Tuesday, December 24, 1974 at noon. The winners of the trip are: MR. MRS. T. ULRiCKSON 1913 21st Avenue North, Lethbridge Also shown with Mrs. Ferguson is Mr. P. J. Sereni, General Manager of Towne Country Furniture 542 13th Street North, Lethbridge. Congratulations to the Ulricksons. Dear Ann Landers: Every day I fight my husband for the part of the paper that runs your column. We just can't wait to see what the bigoted old bat has to say about marriage, money, drugs, child-rearing, medical problems, legal hassles, cats, dogs and, of course, sex. Ob- viously, you consider yourself an authority on everything. Usually we sit back and snicker. Once in a while my husband will say, "Old Annie is at it again, giving her 18th- century views. It must be wonderful to be so smart." On occasion I get upset by some of your squirrely advice but never was I mad enough to write until you came up with that line, "Tell Ed that Ann Landers said to cool it. He'll understand." Do you really think Ed gives a hoot in hell what Ann Landers says? You've got yourself lined up there with Confucious and Buddha. This letter is to let you know we think you are obnoxious. Nuts To You Dear Nuts: People who fight every day for the part of the paper that carries my column are genuine fans. Thanks for letting me know. Dear Ann Landers: Can you possibly squeeze in one more letter on the Mrs. John Smith free-for-all? I don't give a hangnail what the etiquette books say about the proper labelling of a woman. I am Mrs. Ann Jones, happily married to John Jones and I want to be called Mrs. Ann Jones. When John starts calling himself Mr. Ann Jones then I'll settle for Mrs. John Jones. I'm active in club work and can't tell you the number of times I've needed to know a woman's first name and found myself stumped with Mrs. Joe Schmo. Who needs HIM? It's her I'm looking for. By way of identity, I'm 36, the mother of four, a lousy housekeeper and not terribly concerned with women's lib. I just want to be me. Let me, will you? Mrs. Ann Jones Dear Ann: Be my guest. Dear Ann Landers: My mother is going to a funeral tomorrow (a person she used to work with died) anri my 11- year-old brother is bugging her. He wants to go, too. Chuck did not know the deceased but he is very curious about what goes on at funerals because he has never been to one. You stated in a column several months ago that if a child wants to attend the funeral of a relative he should not be denied his wish. You also said if he DOESN'T want to go, he should not be forced to. Should my mother take Chuck just to satisfy his curiosity? AN. Y. Q. Dear N.Y.: It would be un- fair to the family to bring a child to a funeral just because he wants to see what's going on. A funeral is not enter- tainment. Sooner or later a relative will pass on and then Chuck can go with good reason. Dear Ann Landers: Your advice wasn't tough enough for the girl who sent for something to enlarge her bust and received a plastic male hand. She should have written to the magazine that carried the ad, "informed the Better Business Bureau, called the attorney general of her state and the state where the com- pany is located, written the Postal authorities, notified the Federal Trade Commis- sion and written to the Bureau of Consumer Affairs. She would not only have gotten her back, but put the crooks out of business. Informed Reader Dear I. R.: Thanks. I hope others who get duped will take your advice. Do you feel awkward, self- conscious lonely? Welcome to the club. There's help for you in Ann Lander's booklet, "The Jicy to Popularity." Send 50 cents in coin with your request and a long, stamped, self-addressed envelope to Ann Landers, P.O. Box 1400, Elgin, 111. 60120. fashion sale i SPORTSWEAR BTFWMSIUMMnMII our largest sale of the year FINAL 3 DAYS THURS., FRI. SAT. fashion sale items include DRESSES LONG DRESSES x SUITS MATERNITY WEAR FORMALS JACKETS You buy one fashion sale item at regular price. You have the choice of another fashion sale item, of comparable value for only 25 cents Example Buy one item at choose another for YOU PAY BLOUSES SHELLS 51 SWEATERS i COATS SWEATERS Unfl mF H TORONTO (CP) Ten years ago, Ann Bartram was ordain- ed a minister of the United Church of Canada amid a storm of protest. Opposition was so strong, she says, that she considered saying "to hell with it" and walking away. But after talking with her husband, Bill, she decided to stay and fight. Hours later she was Hev. Ann Bartram. At ordination, she was sure she would be a parish minis- rninisteries were not the vogue at the said in a recent interview. The church sent her to Elk Lake, Ont., about 30 miles south of Kirkland Lake. She had three communities to look after, 108 miles apart on rough logging roads. Mrs. Bartram described them as a mining town, lumber town and ghost town. The church manse, she says, was "a large building covered with tar-paper, full of holes and a front door hanging from a broken hinge." There was no bed, no stove, no refrigerator. The couple had a baby there and Mrs. Bartram blames lack of medical help for .its death at three months. They later had a daughter who now is six. The 18 months up north were practically the extent of Mrs. Bartram's role as a parish minister. Since then, she and her husband have made several moves. Mrs. Bartram became associated with the Toronto Institute of Human Relations, a church related organization to train counsellors. She trained for two years, then left to set up her own prac- tice. Her husband is working as a lay minister and Mrs. Bartram works about 20 hours a week counselling persons of all ages on a variety of problems associated with modern living. Alberta pioneer dead at age WETASKIWIN, Alta. (CP) Winnifred Ross, presi- dent of the United Farm Women of Alberta from 1940 to 1945 and a member of the Alberta Agricultural Hall of Fame, died this week, at the age of 88. Mrs. Ross also served as director, vice-president and convenor of education for United Farm Women, now known as Women of Unifarm. She was a member of the Alberta board of industrial relations from 1947 to 1970, and was appointed to the 'University of Alberta board of governors in 1948. Community calendar The regular meeting of the Lethbridge Handicapped Society will be held at p.m.' Friday in the Moose Hall. Members.requiring tran- sportation to the meeting are asked to telephone Frances Hochman at 328-5893, after 6 p.m. The annual Ukrainian Christmas supper will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Rainbow Hall. Traditional dis- hes will be served, followed by Ukrainian music. Convenor for the supper is Annie Romaniuk. LIVING WITH INFLATION Is inflation playing havoc with your family finances? To help case the pain, January Reader's Digest presents a special 3-part arliclt: on how to cope with today's rising cost ol' living. First, learn about budgeting, borrowing, saving and invest- ing, insurance and retirement planning on an basis. Second, discover ways lo cut your family's food, health, home and auto expenses. Third, find out how you can enjoy hig savings each year, simply by being more energy- conscious. Be sure to read LIVING WITH INFLATION. One of 30 articles and features in the January.Reader's Digest. At your newsstand today! Jordans famous New Year's WAREHOUSE SALE CLOSE-OUT BROADLOOMS Discontinued and Overstocked SAVE up to Annual Pre-lnventory Clearance of Wall-to Wall Carpets Remnants AVAILABLE AT ALL STORES Massive volume dealing creates huge accumulation which must be adjusted before we take stock. Shop early for these genuine savings in quali- ty carpets from someone you can trust. Your assurance of satisfaction is Jordans' 46-year reputation for quality and value, service and integrity. Non-Current Colours in Regular Running Lines. Outstanding Savings. Save S4.00 yd. Regular. S13.95. WINDWARD. Popular nylon frieze shag. Only one colour Tropic Save S2.50 yd. Regular S9.88. TWEED ROYALE Sculptured tweed nylon. 3 colours only Ruby, Gold, Copper Save S5.00 yd. Regular 518.95. REGENCY. Luxury quality plush with subtle multicolour effect. Only 2 colours Red, Save S5.00 yd. Regular S16.9i. ENDLESS SUMMER. Green-aqua shade only in this attrac- tive tone-on-tone nylon Save S6.00 yd. Regular SI7.95. SPRING FLING. Most attractive colouration in finest space-dyed yarn. One colour only Indian Save S3.00 yd. Regular SI 1.88. CHEERLEADER. Beautiful nylon plush shag. Only Special White Desert Mood. Save S5.00 yd. Regular FLAIR. Beautiful plush nylon with multi-colour yarns. Only 2 colours Spanish Gold, Chocorate Chip. Save yd. Regular SI 7.95. GAIETIES. Saxony-style luxury plush carpet with slight dual- tone effect. 3 colours Plum, Tangerine, Save S2.45 yd. Regular S11.44. Nylon hardtwist. Only 3 colours to clear Ivory, Villa Green, Save S8.0Q yd. Regular. SPECIAL EDITION. Premium DuPont space-dyed yarn in gorgeous multi-colour effect Firecracker Red REMNANTS Hundreds of room-size rugs part rolls at UP TO HALF-PRICE Jordans Please bring room measurements. Hurry this great event positively ends p.m., Saturday; Super Savings on These FACTORY CLOSE-OUTS. Kitchen and rec. room printed carpet. "Do-it- yourself" rubber-backed. 13 different colours and Nylon lev'el loop. Rubber-backed 5 Sculptured nylon. Random-sheared pattern. Moss Green, Multi-colour nylon shag. CMHC approved. Oyster, Green, Ember Gold and Mood Tone. Brilliantly coloured in space-dyed nylon yarns. Rust, Splendour. Bold and beautiful. Gloriously pattern- ed In sumptuous quality. Copper, Orange, Earth Out of Town Residents may Phone 327-1103 Collect for Service Right In Their Own Homel ALL ITEMS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE Open till p.m. Daily- p.m. Thursday DOWNTOWN ;