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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 - THE LETHBRID&E HERALD - Monday. January 14, 1974 The homemaker By MARILYN C. TATEM District Home Economist Did you by chance receive an electric "sltillet" for Christmas? I refer to it as a skillet rather than frypan, because this appliance can be used in many more ways in addition to frying. If you don't believe me - Read on . . . BAKING - Use your automatic frying pan for baking all packaged mixes. Line bottom with 3 layers of wax paper or 1 layer of aluminum foil. Keep pan covered. To remove cake place plate over pan and invert. Note - Your baking time will be reduced by half. BAKE APPLES - Wash and core 6 cooking apples. Set dial to 330 degrees and preheat. Melt 1 tablespoon butter. Place apples in pan. Pour over a mixture of Vj cup water, Vz cup sugar, 2 tblsp. brown sugar, and sprinkle with cinnamon. \Vhen syrup boils, cover pan and reduce heat to 220 degrees. Bake until apples are tender, about 25-30 minutes. BAKE POTATOES - Scrub potatoes and wipe dry. Stick with fork in several places. Grease skins lightly with butter and place in preheated frying pan at 360 degrees. 'Cover and bake about 30 minutes. Turn and bake for 30 minutes more or until tender. VEGETABLES - When cooking vegetables, add very little water. Set dial to 300 degrees. When water boils, add vegetables. When vegetables have reached boiling temperature, reduce to 220 degrees, cover and simmer slowly until just tender adding water only when necessary. Vegetables will then retain all original vitamins and minerals. TOAST SANDWICHES -Set dial at 350 degrees and preheat. Spread butter lightly on outside of bread and place in frying pan. Fry until brown on both sides, turning with a spatula. BRAISING - For the less tender cuts of meat use your automatic frying pan with the cover. Preheat at 400 degrees to brown the meat in a small amount of fat. Then reduce heat to 220 and cook slowly in a minimum amount of liquid. Do not allow to boil, but keep at simmering temperature. POP CORN-Set dial at 400 degrees and preheat. Add 2 tblsp. salad oil and Vz cup popcorn. Cover. When popping starts, season with melted butter and salt. ITS NEWI EVERY TUESDAY A.N.A.F.UNIT34 WEEKLY BiNGO IS NOW A16 QAME ON BIh AVENUE 8. ACROSS FROM PALM DAIRY Whopping good catch PUBLIC BINGO in TheNEW ARMY NAVY and AIR FORCE HALL EVERyTUESDAY At8 P.M. Milton Tullis, 13, holds a 43-pound carp he caught in Montrose Harbor on Chiciago's north side, using fishing tackle he received as a Christmas gift. Milton's father used a net to help land the whopper after the boy hooked it on a line using worms for bait. PUBLIC IN NEW ANAF HALL Coffee, Soft Drinks, etc. available MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS INTHECLUBROOMS in 50 Not. or Itst incraasln^ on* No. p�r wMk until won. Coiisolilion Jickpot $30 Incmm $5 pir wnk anlil won. REflUUUI IINGO OR 4 CORNERS 12 6mw-t25 IR 7 Ml. ar Im-No wimwr. drops lo S20 oMIl wn %m. X Bum  $50 Mini Mickool  1150 50 No. Niekoit  Froa Sam  2 Frao Draws All Bingos, including Blackouts are doubled on a Green Card. No Children Under 16 Years of Age Door Card (Woodgrain) Each $1.00 Blue or Brown Cards 50$. Green Key Card $1.00 (This card may be purchased If a player has a door card and at least 4 other blue or brown cards). WUKINDINTIRTAINMINT Thur*., Jan. 17-Piano Accordion Stylinga by REG FrL, Jan. 18-Dancing "SABRES" Sat., Jan. 19-Dancing "SABRES" ^Unjustified discrimination^ denies old workers of new jobs By ADRIENNE FARRELL GENEVA (Reuter) - Life may begin at 40 for some but for many it is the start of a bitter struggle to find work. A survey by the International Labor Organization (ILO) says people over 40 in industrialized countries often are considered too old for a new job. Manual laborers usually are hit first and hardest. But office workers and executives also are affected." After a long and difficult struggle, some give up" the survey says. "Psychiatric clinics are full of these middle-aged dropouts." JANUARY SALE at BENEFIT SHOES FURTHER PRICE REDUCTIONS LADIES SNOW BOOTS Save Now - All Sizes REGULAR TO $56 . Ladies Dress and Casual Shoes Group of brand name footwear priced to clear. Mixed sizes and Styles. all salis pinal 14 88 and up MANY MORE UNADVERTISED SPECIALS "ALL 9ALES FINAL"-NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDS BENEFIT SHOES 615 - Fourth Ave. 8. Op�n Thursday and Friday till 9 The ILO says this discrimination against older workers is unjustified. "Tremendous strides made by better health care and better diet have not only lengthened life, but also improved its quality in the riper years," the survey says. "Technological advances have diminished the physical strain of work. All this is creating a new social framework within which man grows older." BLAMES EMPLOYERS ILO statistics shows the world population of those aged 40 and over totals 968 million and is increasing at the rate of 3.8 million a year. Difficulties of the over-40s in finding employment come from various causes. Their education, training and practical experience are the product of another age. Often their tools of trade have become outdated. Employers have false ideas about the adaptability of older workers which breed prejudice against them. In addition, both open and hidden forms of age discrimination exist. Help-wanted advertisements often express a preference for youth. A recent survey says every second opening for managerial and administrative posts advertised in British newspapers stipulated an age limit of 40. Other forms of discrimination against older people include bias in pay, promotion and other terms of employment. In some countries people over 50 make up two-thirds of all those who have been unemployed for more than six months. The unemployment rate for aging women is even higher than for men. The ILO says several countries have taken steps to redress the balance in^ favor of older workers. France has WeeWhimsy fliis Giegoiv Jockins will be Mnt the origtnti an for hit quote. Send your child'* quotetion to thii paper. FABRIC SALE DRAPERY QUILTING ACRYLICPILE HopMcklng, DobI*, hand-wevan looks eoHonprtnto, DRAPERY valMtlo$2.00yd.........yd. Doubia faead houaacoal. WashablapelyaatarHII. Rag. 4.99 .............. M �2 .09 .98 Solid ahadaa and prinU, SO a 99 ldaallarlackala,eMhlon lhrowavaluaatoe.OOyd.. yd. w FUR FABRIC DIracI from coal mfgr. Idaal foriackaUi trim, ale. valualol.OOyd..............yd. �4 .99 JERSEY Arnal and nylon, 4B" printed Kattana, palaxsoa, leungawaar. Rag. 2.99 yd............................ yd. .99 Pin MM) OUir UMlnrtlnd SpwWil FAMNY'S FABRIC FACTORY LETHBRIDGE LTD �The Herald- Family banned the age bias in help-wanted advertisements and several other countries, including Britain, are preparing new laws on this. The Spanish government tries to dissuade employers from discharging workers over 40 years of age, while in Sweden the length of dismissal notice increases after 45. Belgium has introduced financial incentives to eihployers to take on older workers, such as subsidies during the first few months or relief in the payment of social security contributions. In Socialist countries, older workers get security of employment until they are eligible for retirement pensions. The average period between jobs for workers over 45 is at present four times longer than for workers under 20. Two age groups especially vulnerable are persons from 55 to 59, who have to wait an average of from five to 20 weeks to find a new job, and those of 60 to 64, who have to wait more than 25 weeks. FAMOUS FOR FUR The Laurentian Mountains north of Montreal, have won international fame as a fur region. Grading system ignored by most By JUDE CAMPBELL Herald Staff Writer Although all products sold in Leihbridge stores are govem-ment graded, most housewives are oblivious to grading methods and meanings. What a grade-conscious woman might purchase, might well be ignored by the woman in a hurry to buv, or one relying on advertising alone. "People need to be educated when it comes to grading methods," says Marilyn Tatem, District. Home Economist. "Laws exist regarding every different kind of produce, labelling and such. There are standards to be met for most everything on the grocery shelves, and grades affect pricing," she explained. Canned goods, poultry, meats and dairy products are traded according to Canada 'ancy or Grade A, Canada Choice or Grade B; and Canada Commercial or utility; all in descending order of excellence. Grades are determined by a number of criteria, including flavor, texture', flesh distribution, uniformity of surface, shape, color, maturity and lack of injury. While one chicken might be graded A and another utility, the nutritious value received from either is about the same. Similarly, canned or fresh fruits and vegetables lose points in appearance rather than in food value. "Homemakers could practice sensible grade-buying in many instances," says Miss Tatem. "Those who bake a fair amount, should purchase Grade B eggs, for example, instead of the more expensive large, Grade A. Mothers who plan on using poultry in sandwiches, a-la-king recipes and casseroles shouldn't be buying perfectly shaped birds - utility grades would do just as well." New labelling laws are a form of grading for canned goods other than fruits and vegetables as well, she says. Where the consumer once knew little of what Was contained in a can or carton, he now is made aware of his purchase through ingredient lists. The contents of a can of beans, stew, macaroni, and so on, are all listed on the label in terms of which ingredient is the most prevalent,, down to the least of the. can's contents. Thus, one can of stew might list water, additives, vegetables, sauce and beef; while a less well-adVertised or well-known brand niight sell for a lower price and actually contain more beef and less water and vegetables. "At a time when most people consider their food dollfir at a premium, it's important to understand what's available and which product will give you the moat for your money and your health," Miss Tatem says. She added that Canadian consumers are at an advantage because the majority of produce is A-1, with very little below par. "Producers are giving the people what they want for the most part, with leaner meats, larger poultry and just better products. To ensure the best, government inspectors have spot checks in stores and on production lines, as well as all the regulating laws which are constantly changing for the better." WANTED Conctrncd PaepI* to Providt room, board, caro to a worklnjB aldarly lady. Battar than avarage rata* for -^right homo. Phona 328-9281 ^ Days 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 328-2940; EvanMgs. Take it to the leader. Let Singer* Put Your Sewing Machine in its Best Worldng Order With Our 7-Point Program We 1. Adjuat, balance tensions 2. Adjust fabric handling mechanism 3. De-lint threading mechanism 4. Adjust belt tension 5. Inspect wiring 6. Lubricate machine 7. Inspect, lubricate motor Call us today $Q95 (Parts not included - Additional charge for in-home service) SINGER College Shopping Mall Phone 327-2243 'TrademarK of Singer Company of Canada Ltd. ;