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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 9, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE LETHBHIDGE HERALD Thunday, January 9, 197S -The Herald- Family Researchers find new uses for gout drug TORONTO (CP) Dr. Roy Ellis of Montreal says an- turan, a drug used for 20 years to treat, gout, has been found effective in warding off strokes and preventing second heart attacks. Research into the new use of the drug has been con- ducted in Canada for more than 10 years, he said this week in an interview. The WINNERS Christmas Draw Sponsored by L.A. to St. Peler SI. Paul's Church Quilt HELEN PETA Hardieviile Tablecloth R. VOSBURGH Lethbridge A. BROTHERWOOD Lelhbridge Doll Wardrobe A. MIHALIK Lethbridge medical research council now is funding a Trans- Canada study to confirm the research findings. Dr. Ellis said blood par- ticles, called platelets, play a large role in stopping the bleeding in injured blood vessels. But, in a patient with hardening of the arteries, a condition that can lead to heart attacks or strokes, the platelets can build into clumps on the walls of the blood vessels. Those clumps may become large enough to block the artery or chunks may break, away from the clump and plug tiny blood vessels. Dr. Ellis said observations made in 1965 by Dr. Hugh Smythe and Dr. Metro Ogryzlo of Toronto and Dr. Fraser Mustard of Hamilton showed that gout patients' platelets didn't last as long as those in normal persons. Treatment with anturan restored the platelets to nor- mal. FROM LEFT, PRINCESS ELIZABETH OF YUGOSLAVIA, BELLA ABZUG AND DANCER FANNE FOX Liz Taylor all-time i worst-dressed woman LOS ANGELES (Reuter) Australian-born singer Helen. Reddy tops the 1974 list of Ten Worst-Dressed Women, the list's creator, designer Earl Blackwell, said this week. "She simply isn't Blackwell said of the pop singer, a' leading women's-lib figure who recently became a United States citizen. But he reserved the all-time "worst" for actress Elizabeth Taylor. He told reporters Miss Taylor has figured most prominently in the list in the 15 years it has been compiled by him. "There's too many yards of flesh for too few inches of fabric. She could be the most gorgeous woman in the world. "There's no point in trying to make yourself smaller by pull- ing a zipper tighter, ff you're large, you're large. Large women can look wonderful." For the first time in years, the British Royal Family did not figure on the list. "1 just got bored with Blackwell said "The whole family is just hopeless." Others on his list were Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia; stripper Fanne Foxe, who figured in the recent scandal in-' volving Congressman Wilbur Mills; New York Congresswoman Bella Abzug; television star Cher Bono; Latin singer Charo; the black singing group the Pointer Sisters; film actress Raquel Welch; television star Karen Valentine; and New York fashion designer Sonia Rykiel. Children main victims of custody settlements BINGO SCANDINAVIAN HALL -22912th St. 'C'N. FRIDAY, JANUARY p.m. DOORS OPEN AT 7 P.M. NEW GAME IN 56 NUMBERS 5 CARDS FOR POT OF GOLD Single Winner First 12 Games Neighbors Receive SOe GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE EACH S1.00 DOOR PRIZES 36 FREE CARDS 5 DRAWS FOH NEXT WEEK Sorry No one under 16 years of age snowed SASKATOON (CP) The adversary system now used in court cases .nvolving custody of children in marriage breakups is a disadvantage to the children, Mr. Justice E. D. Bayda of Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench said this week. Mr. Justice Bayda, a member of the Law-Reform Commission of Saskatchewan, told the University of Saskatchewan's annual Farm and Home Week meeting that the adversary which one party must win and the other well in some cases but should not in- volving custody of children. He said the whole area of rights of children in divorce cases should be examined be- cause while each parent might be represented by lawyers there is no one to speak for the children. Mr. Justice Bayda said it was fortunate that in many cases parents in a divorce situation recognize they should not use their children as but there are substantial numbers of cases in which separating parents "cannot decide in a mature way what is best for their children." Diane Pask of Saskatoon, a research officer with the com- mission, said orders for the maintenance of children are difficult to enforce and need review. She said studies in Ontario showed that only 20 per cent of such orders were fulfilled in the first year and Van's TV Sales Service think YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 The food prices review board predicted.grocery prices would (CHOOSE ONE: rise, fall) about 16 per cent in 1975. 2 Super Bowl IX, set to be played in New Orleans Sunday, January 12th, will determine the cham- pion team of the National (CHOOSE ONE: Hockey, Football) League. 3 The IRA hopes to free Northern Ireland from British rule. Northern Ireland is sometimes referred to as a-Cork b-UIster c-Dover 4 the wealthy former governor of New Yorjt, was sworn in as the 41st vice president of the United States. a-Henry Kissinger b-Ted Kennedy c-Nelson Rockefeller 5 Cyclone Tracy is credited with destroying or damaging 90 per cent of Darwin, a port city in northern a-Australia b-New Zealand c-Greenland PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points .for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. Saskatchewan statistics probably would be about the same. Jail can result if such maintenance is not paid but this is a recourse which Saskatchewan courts "use with great reluctance." She said there are proposals for alternatives including one in which payments Would be made from public funds to avoid the often bitter and humiliating situation for wives after a divorce. "The state would then seek reimbursement by taking ac- tion against the defaulting spouse." Earlier, the audience was told the cdmmission is suggesting changes in Saskatchewan's matrimonial laws based on the concept that marriage is a partnership of equals. The traditional idea that a man and woman become one in marriage no longer is con- sidered acceptable by society. Community calendar The Minus One Club will hold a dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday in the Polish Hall. Music will be provided by the Bridgetown Trio. Members and guests welcome. The regular monthly meeting of the Sir Alexander Gait Chapter, IODE, will be held tonight at the home of Mrs. 0. Williams, 532 15th St S. Mr. and Mrs. Lorin Billings- ly will host an open house celebration from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at their home in Cardston on the occasion of their GOth wedding anniver- sary. No gifts, by request. The regular monthly meeting of the Lethbridge and District Kennel Club will be held at 8 p.m. Monday in Room 4 of the civic centre. Guest speaker will be Dr. Ar- vid Finell who will discuss his training as a veterinarian and some particular problems of interest to dog owners. Prospective members welcome. AASW requesting licencing system EDMONTON (CP) The .Alberta Association of Social Workers wants the province to implement a compulsory licencing system for social workers, Dick Ramsay, association president, said this week. Mr. Ramsay said the suggestion will be incor- porated in the association's proposal for changes in the Social Workers Act, which will go to the government in the next 10 days. If social workers were licenced, the association could control their methods of prac- tice in the province and not just their titles, he said. The association wants all persons practicing -social work or calling themselves' social workers to'have to register, he said. YAMAHA ORGANS New and Used COLLEGE MALL Phone 328-3694 JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, January 9th Sponsored by Ladies' Aid of St. Peter and St. Paul's Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL Corner 12th Street B and 7ih Avenue North Jackool starts at and is won everv Thursday 2nd JACKPOT S130 IN 56 NUMBERS 5th 7 numbers Jackpot Pot ot Gold S50 Per Card lor _Also Free Cards, Free Games And A Door Prize PERSONS UNDER 16 YEARS NOT ALLOWED. 1.....cyclone 2.....circumvent 3.....resolution 4.....residence 5.....resign a-avold, pass around b-give up a position, quit c-whirling windstorm d-course of action de- cided upon e-place in which one lives PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS On Christmas Eve, he opened a Vatican door which had been sealed for 25 years and began the cele- bration of the 1975 Holy Year. Who is he? PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can correctly match with the clues. 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