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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Grocery discounts no real bargain EDMONTON (CP) The price difference between dis- count grocery stores and Die bi chains often isn't big enough to Executive elected by Alumnae DONNA KARL new president The annual meeting of the Gait School of Nursing Alum- nae was held recently at the Letbbridge Municipal Hospital, with the election of the 1972 ex- ecutive taking place. Named honorary president was Mrs. M. Christensen, with Mra. W. Hope as honorary vice president. Officials elected include Donna Karl, president, Verra Alder, first vice president, Marion Teierle, second vice- president, Beverley Potter, cor- responding secretary, Linda Jensen, recording secretary. Carol Rotbe and Linda Bras- sor, social convenors, Judy Meroniuk, phoning committee. Members at large are Mari- lyn Coupland, Connie Schipper, and Trus Holokoski with Clau- dia Dunn as archivist make shopping at the discount stores worth while, say> Dr. Ml chael Stiles, associate professor at (he University of Alberta school of household economics. "Discount stores provide a certain amount of competition for the grocery giants and we need them for this he told a meeting of the Edmonton branch of the Consumers' Asso- ciation of Canada. "But they should be able to do better than offer their present [ive-per-cent discount in order to make shopping there profita- ble." Discount stores had to become more serious about services if hey were to be real competition to other Studies by Dr. Stiles and his associates have shown that when "specials" are taken Into account, there may be only a wo- to five-per-cent difference etween shopping at a discount store and a chain "where serv- ce, quality and brand names are reliable." And he said there is little ar- gument that some department lore food floors carry larger selections and offer credit 'which can justify higher prices." Dr. Stiles also said that small, ndependent stores may charge ive to six per cent more. But 'verhead costs are higher and hese stores may provide a 'neighborhood friendliness of contact that may be worth the extra money." The surveys also showed that ;rocery prices are higher in areas than in mid- dle-income areas, be said. ONE-FAM1LY BAND UNION BAY, B.C. (CP) jza Toiler says she and her lusfoand Karl and their four hildren enjoy playing instru- ments so they formed a six- iece dance band and per- ormed recently at a church inner in the community hall, largaret, 15, and Freddy, 9, lay trumpets, Rudy, 13, the trombone and Terry, 11, clari- et. Father performs on the >aritooe saxophone while mother is on drums. Ann Landers Dear Ann Landers: My Ityccr-old hinted me your coturan and saW, "I don't Umnk much of Ann's answer.' She was referring to the fellow whose girl friend was beautiful pleasant, and smiled a lot but the waa incapable of dtacussuii meaningful topics and she didn't seem to have any views on anything. Don't you know, Am, that a dog with t wagging tail is a better companion than a wife whose bead is filled with phllos ophy, psychology, religion, politics and "Meaningful A man can go to a textbook for answers, but be won't find a smile or a pleasant disposition there. I would not have said as you did, that the girl had a sawdust bead. You should be ashamed of yourself for putting her down. Another Sawdust Head in Columbus Dear Columbus: Bravo to your 14-year-old daughter for challenging me. There is, indeed, something to be said for the jleasant girl who isn't up on things, and it's true she might be be Ideal wife for me man who doesn't wish to be challenged. Isn't it lucky that all men don't want the same kind of women? The problem surfaces when a man marries a dolly for her ooks and then realizes she has nothing else. That's when the real trouble begins. Dear Ann Landers: A group of us were discussing a new book written by a young married couple which presents a strong case against having children. As a mother who has had a lot of trouble with two teen-agers I kept quiet, but I agreed with the young authors. Since I am not signing this letter 1 can tell you that if it weren't for our kids my husband and I would have had a beautiful life together. The book insists that motherhood is not instinctive, but an art of selfishness that most parents have children because hey want (he kids to do something for (hem and not because hey want to do something for the kids. Another point: Women become pregnant to get attention a nine-month ego trip. The pregnant woman is waited on, pampered, and treated as if she were a Dresden doll. Other reasons for having children were listed and in them saw myself and my friends. Examples: (1) Pressure from the folks. us grandparents (2) Proof of masculinity. (3) Parenthood gives adults the right to boss somebody around. (4) Couples sometimes feel their marriage is falling apart and they hope children will help keep it together. All in all, the book made plenty of sense. Will you comment, please? Airs. No Name Dear Mrs.: I agree that couples who are immature and unstable are better off without children. I do not agree, how- ver, that pregnancy is a nine-month ego trip especially for women via throw up a lot. Although I haven't read the book, believe couples who decide not to have children for whatever reason, owe no apologies and no explanations to anyone. It's heir business. Please send inquiries and requests to Landers Reader- mail Department, Chicago Sun Times-Daily News, 401 North Wabash Ave., Chicago, HI. 60611. Joniwry It, TNI IITHMIBOI MM1B Today and Saturday Only! January 21st and 22nd A beautiful 8" x 10" COLOUR PORTRAIT of your child 99 Capture lhat pixie smile forever in full, realistic colour with Eastman Kodak Professional Ektacolor Film. We're so sure you'll love your picture, that we'll give you your money back if this isn't one of the most life-like you've ever seen. You choose from actual finished portraits not proofs. Extra Prints are available at reasonable prices. plus .50 handling Age limit of sitter is from 5 weeks to 12 years. Group portraits can be taken at only .99 per additional child. Limit cf one portrait per per family. Na obligation to buy additional poitralli Photographic Location, Homt Entfrtalnmtnl, Stcond Floor EATON'S YOU'LL LOVE THE SAVINGS Thetuiestwty toMve money it a little at a time. That'f why Safeway'a low pricea can mean to much to you. A few centi hen, a nickel there... Boon adds up to impcrta.it money, See how much you can aave from the features in this ad. 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