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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: All adoptive parents must decide whether or no[ lo leU their adopted children about Lbeir ori- gin. You have repeatedly urged the parents to state the truth early and not risk letting the child learn it from an outsider. I agree wholeheartedly. Still another problem arises ihe child's curiosity about his natural parents. Many adopted chikvren start asking if they can see their "real" mom and dad. They build up rom- antic images and sometimes become obressed with the idea that they must fir.d these "wonderful1' people. This can be avoided by presenting an objective picture of the parents when the child is young. Do not use the words "real parents'' say, instead, "the man and woman who gave birth to you.'' "Real parents" suggests another warm and loving mommy and daddy exist somewhere, and an emotional attachment begins If any adopthe parent doubts this, let them ask any five- year-old why Mr. X is Johnny's daddy and he will list for you all the physical acts Uiis man performs for the boy. To a child, his father and mother are the people he can depend on to give him day-to day love and cere. Social Worker DEAR ViTL: Your theory sounds sensible and may accur- ately be termed "preventive medicine." Thanks for writing. DEAR ANN LANDERS: I wrote to you several weeks ago about a problem I was having with a girl. I had asked her to marry although she only 18. (I am 22.) She was the most mature and sensible girl of IS I'd ever met. She told me she cared for me but she was not ready Lo settle down. I was deeply hurt and asked you what to do. Your advice was to cool it and stop pressuring her. Then you suggested that I take out other girls and encourage her to date other fellows. It was nard for me lo take that advice but I did. I am writing to thank you. Arm. Since I've taken the heat ofi she has become much more responsive and I feel a sense of con- fidence I never had before. I realize now that a guy can be too too adoring, and maybe even make a pest of him seli. I still think about marrying her eventually, but I realize now it is someLhias that will have to evolve over a period of time. I ain wri'ine to thank you for your advice. It helped tTemence'.isly. I feel sorry for people who ask your opinion and then ignore it. Tampa Friend DEAR FRIEND: Your letter gives me an opportunity to say once again that true love doesn't konk you on the bead iiie a chu.1.-: of loose plaster. It must develop and grow, one day at a time. In a genuine love relationship, each allows the other freedom and breathing space. There are no cemands and no ultimatums. No one feels threatened or suffocated. Your new approach is much more mature and I'm sure the girl views you iri a vastly different light. Congratulations on grow- ing up. DEAR LANDERS: I was sorry to hear you say on your NBC radio show that you've changed your views on di- vorce. Granted, divorce no longer bears the stigma it once did. but such logic could be extended to other wrongs and brutalities SD thai eveu murder or child abuse could become so commonplace as to earn" very little social stigma. "What (.'rod has joined together tet not man put asunder1' a njL-ij'i precept to which we are still answerable as "Thou shalt noi til" or "Thou shall not steal'." I have often applauded your common sense and unyielding observations on marriage and family life and I regret your sivitch c.n orce. Perhaps you'll switch back. Your first book. "Sine" You .Ask -Me.'' is recommended reading to my newlyweds. Thanks for your time, .Arm. Rev. J. Barclay Brown. Mount Hope Lutheran Church. Casper, Wy. DEAR REVEREND BROTYN; Thank you for voar gwd letter. I am sorry you and I are having a serious disagree- ment in principle, but the world is changing and those who refuse to reassess rie issues will be sadly out of rune with the tunes. I no longer believe that marriage means forever no matter how lousy it for "the sake of the chili-en." I see too r.iany people who had a rotten first marriage and are truly happy with a second husband or wife. Our basic dis- agreement, (yours and mine! lies in the interpretation Goc has joined together." If God made the selectors, i; would be simple. But, unfortunately, the selections are made by humans. Ana humans make mistakes. My thanks for writing and my best wishes. .Ann Landers Saturday, January 17, 1973 THI HBULD _ No simple remedy for plant problem MS. AND MRS. RICHARD ALLEN BAKER Baker Grant By RIC SR1HART Henld Writer not need watering more than once a week. Mr. McCalla suggests that all There is' no simple remedy. plants should be watered early lor the problem of when to j in the day so that they ire not water house plants and the sol- jsaturated overnight, ution Is becoming more trying! Leaves on plants, especially to today's housewife. ones with a "hairy" foliage, P. D. McCalla, head of the M-) Ebould "t splashed with berta department of agricul- j watcr Emce tbey could be dam- lure's horticultural branch, says there are many variant factors Another problem exists with which add to the problem, in- Plants Woom, says eluding temperature, humidity, JIr- light, soil, type of plant, rate of growth of the plant and the sotne-times make m size and type of the container. of watering them too often "People with foliage plants sometimes make the mistake or of If the plant is growing rapid- ly and is in a warm, sunny location, Mr. McCalla says it may need watering every day. But it toe p.'aat is growing slowly and is in a cool place with no direct sunlight, it may COITTS IHNS1 Miss erine Grant, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Grant of Coutts.' was recently united in marriage :with Mr. pilchard Allen I son of Mi. and Mrs. .Alfred Baker of Waterton Park. i The double-ring ceremony! took place in St. Peter's Catho-1 lie Church in Milk River, with' I Rev. FT. Schuster officiating, i and Mrs Leo Ellen as organist. i Matron of honor was Mrs. Sslly Bourgeois, with bridal at- tendants Kathleen Dedels and sister of the bride, Miss 1 Agnes Grant. Miss Kathy Baker, sister of the groom, was flowergirl with Jamey Annand as ringbearer. Best man was Mr. Brian Snel! of Twin Butte. Ushers were Mr. Al Dedels and Mr. .Mike Chenger. Following the open house re- ception and dance, held at the Courts Civic Centre, tie couple travelled to the United States lor the honeymoon trip. Mr. and Mrs. Baker have taken up residence in Leth- bridee. icoinmq a mamaaes a Mr. Jakob Jetter of Orion is pleased to announce the en- gagement and forthcoming fnsrriage of his daushter Rose Marie, "to Constable Kenneth H Seefried. son of Mr. and Mrs, Harold Seefried of Foremost. The wedding will take place on March 23 in Peter's Lu- theran Church, Medicine Hst. OPEN HOUSE HONORING MR. AND MRS. C. T. RIPLEY of Spring Coulee On Ihe occasion of their GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY WHL BE HELD SUNDAY, FEB. 4th 3 lo S P.M. al the home of W. M. Partner, Spring Coulee. No giftt Pleoi ne day like no otlier Phclogrophtr Ed Keeling LOVE IS Irviring Ihe MAN'' To Capture ond Portray Ycur Very Own Personal Love Story As Seen Throujh The Bride's Misty Eyes, RADIANT NEW COLOR CASUALS A. E. CROSS STUDIO SAME CONVENIENT LOCATION 328-01 H 710 3rd Ave. S. 328-0222 Neivrank for general (.API De- fence Secretary Melvin Laird disclosed tiers I'.S. Air Force plans to promote Brig. Gen. Jeanne M. Holm to major general, which woujd make her the highest ranking wo- man in the armed forces. Gen. 51. i5 one of five v.TMiien in the armed forces holdrne one-siar rank. In ad- rirjon to .Miss Holm, the Air Force has a second woman general, the army nvo the navy cne female rear ad- miral. Laird said he Hgr.ed 'he oroer rtvommending Gen. Holm's would send it lo ;he VTniif HLI-JSO wvsk for approval and nomination 10 the Senate A pen attractive blonde. Gi'n. e.-iiistc-i in army in In 1959, she and he'.d a pumlvr of staff positions b her climb ihrouph Ihe ranks. 5he ha- hradrd the women's air force since. 1960. Mr. Jim McNab and Mrs. Lauretta Tbomrson are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lorraine, to Mr. Gordon Marsh, son oi Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Harsh, sll _of Fort Madeoi The wedding will take place February 24 at p.m. in the Trinity United Church. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Friesea of Vauxhall are pleased to sn- j nounee the forthcoming mar- riase of their daughter, Wendy Lou, to Mr. Joseph (Jayi Whal- ley. son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Biifert of Poooka. The wedding will take place on February 24 at p.m. in Parksview United Church. WiinrtC! Women's status deplored YELLOWKXIFE, N.W.T. (CP) Territorial council has Laien the first steps to get rid oi what members called long- standing consuhitioricl discrim- ination against srcmer.. They also heard a bitier at-' fack of the government prac- tice of providing electric stoves for northern homes and were asked whether the Eskimo cus- tom, now almost dead, of hav- ing more than one wife, could be recognired as pan of the legal marriage system. The 13-member council imously approved a motion in- structing the territorial admin-: istration to prepare a paper as a preliminary step in the development of dower and cour- tesy legislation for the X.VT.T. j The motion, by newspaper publisher Tom Butters, elected: member for Western Arctic, said such rights are recognized in most provinces but do not exist in the X.W.T. juTe (he plsnVs mot causLTig lower leaves to" turn yeuWand drop off He suggests if the soil around the plant isn't draining prop- erly. it should be repotted in ready mixed soil, which is available from all garden sup- ply centres and stores. Water softeners which re- place natural calcium with so- dium may injure some house plants, he savs. If this is the case, rain water should be col- lected in the summer or snow and the wafer collected in the winter. He sugeests warm water to prevent harm to the plant. This while silk rrouser suit with Ices jacket, presented by Tito Ressi of Rorns, WDS one OT the highlights ol Italian spring and summer fashion show in Rome yes- terday. (AP Wirephcto) calendar of local lit Toe EJ embers oi Laurel; Chapter No. 43 OES. will hold the regular meeting Feb. 5 si D.LS The Msihess C 1 u b will hold a general meeting at the YT7CA at p.m. Tuesday.: preceded by an executive! meeting at i Milk River BeDes 'n Beaux Square Dance Cub win hold! the regular dance Tuesday at S p.m. in the Elks Hall. Women are asked to please bring a box luacb. Southminster circle square dance learners' group will dance Monday at B p.m. in Southminster hall. Women are asked to please bring a boi lunch. XI Nu Chapie.-. Beta Eigaa Phi. will hold a regular irg Tuesday at p.m. at the ho.-ne o: Mrs. L. Martin. J310 Ijt'n St.. S. Co-hostesses will be Mrs. C. Khon and Mrs. P. Hoo- per. Programs will be by Mrs. M. Hall and Mrs. 3. Treber on bloosier girls and suf-'ragettes: and Mrs. J. King and Mrs. B. Ober on the women's liberation movement. The Whirl-A-Wa-s will square and round dance Monday at t.'Sf' p.m. i_- Augustine's par- hail. A3 square dancers Women are asked to unease brb: a bos lunch. The firs: zaeetlis of tie Leii- bridge Cornell o: Home aid Schooj Associations for this lerm will be held Monday at p.m. a: George McKiilop School .All groups are asked to send their representatives. Parents are reminded that meetings are open to those in- terested. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "Better hurry, or you II be late for NOW YOU ARE FINISHED SCHOOL 'And Desire foe Learn a ProFeuion WHY MOT BECOME A HAIRDRESSER We hove 3 fully qualified full time instruo treses and we teach oil phaiei cf beauty culture, hair ity'irig and cutting, bleaching, tinting and permanent waving. You'll enjoy our new remodelled and air-conditioned A profeuicnal beautician payi high- er than the average and opportu- nities ore unlimited. I l Out Alberta Beauty School Thi. Coupon S., Lethbridgel .NAME...............i UDDRESS Information i CITY For Mort PoymenN Clnsiec Starting New Law Tuition gcmcnts J announce Mr. and Mrs. Austin J. Mac- Leod are pleaseri to armounce the engagement of their daueh- IK. Judith Aflne to Mr. Clarke Kine ax. oi Mr. and Mrs. Vf, King, al] of Pincher Creek. Tne wedding will take place on March 31 at 3 p.m. in the United Church. Mr. Mrs. Mar- ray of Sylvan Lake announce i.V of their daugh- ter, Sharon Ame to Mr. Rob- e- Johnson, son oi Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnson of Leth- bridge. The take place 10 a: 4 p.m. in Moim Calvary Lutheran Church. Red Deer, ivith a recept-ion at the home of the bride's parent-. "LOVE IS" WALKING HAND IN HAND CARING AND SHARING Give A Little of You In A Portrait For "VALENTINE'S DAY" ONE WEEK ONLY (TUESDAY TO SATURDAY) 3 5x7 COLOR PORTRAITS sg.99 Groups slighlly higher No Appointment Needed! Phone 327-2658 CHRIS, 12 yrs. CINDY, 11 yrs. Children of Mr. ond Mrs. Keith Norton LETHBR1DGE ;