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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 1HC LETHBKIDGE HERALD Monday, January 31, Ann d. Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I'm a teen-ager who doesn't want lo talk to anybody about what's on my mind because they'd think right away I was into drugs, which I an not. I'm trying to Iciirn all I can about drugs before I decide if I to experiment a little. Most of the stuff I have read is scare junk. Almost all the articles mention emotional sta- bility as an important factor. They say an unstable person is a lot more likely to get mto trouble with drugs than the person who is stable. The question I want to ask is this: How can a teen-ager tell if he is stable? Do you have any clues, things to look for? I'd sure appreciate an answer. I'll bet a lot of other teen- age readers would, loo, Thanks. Mind DEAR 0: You're probably been reading articles on mari- juana. Most authorities say that one of the key factors which determines whether a smoker will get into trouble with pot is his level of emotional stability. Here are some questions a teen-ager might ask himself: Do you Tec! left out and passed over by the kids you'd like to be going Are you lonely a lot of the time? Do you get depressed and wonder if there's something awfully wrong with you? Do you feel you are a disappointment to your parents? Do your parents bug you so much that you want to give them a hard time to get even? Are you uptight in situations where other kids your age seem to be handling things with no sweat? Do you cry for no reason? Do you get into hassles wilh people over small things and regret it later? Do you shoplift or steal things from school? Are you overweight but don't have the will power lo stay on a diet? Do you lie a lot? Are you sick often with headaches, stomach aches, or other physical problems that the doctor can't find a reason lor? If you answer yes to most of these questions, you'd better thiiii: twice before fooling around with anything that might alter your msntal machinery. This means marijuana as well as harder stuff. And even if you IN.H answer no straight down the line, consider the fact that you could be one of the unlucky tods who runs inlo trouble with the law. It could ruiii your life. I've had letters from teen-ager; and their parents that make you wonder whether such things could happen here. The laws pertaining lo marijuana are still archaic and inhumane in most places. Any kid who leaves himself open to a pot charge is taking one heck of a foolish chance. I J I I I I lepLdcip of local ha ppemnai The history and current events department of the Ma- thesis Club will meet at p.m. on Tuesday in the home of Mrs. J. McColl, 1719 23 St. S. The Ladies Aid of St. Peter and St. Paul's Greek Catholic Church will hold its regular meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the parish hall Hostesses for the evening be Mrs. N. Koskowich and Mrs. J. Kun- drik. 9 O O 9 O "3 The Lethbridge Chapter of Certified Nursing Aidfes hold a regular meeting at p.m. on Tuesday in the Auxil- iary Hospital lounge. CNA's are asked to support their chapter by attending. Women's Federation of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church will meet in the lounge at p.m. on Tuesday. The execu- tive, including all group resi- dents, will meet at p.m. v The regular monthly dinner meeting of the Lethbridge Lion- etles will be held at p.m. on Tuesday at the Marquis Ho- tel. Memlrership is open to wives of members of the Downtown, Lakeview or Nor- bridge Lions' Club. UKRAINIAN GREEK-ORTHODOX CHURCH BASEMENT Cor. 13lh Street nnd 7th Avenue N. PUBLIC BINGO EVERY TUESDAY p.m. DOOR PRIZE _ FREE CARDS FREE GAMES BINGO CARDS 35e EACH S CARDS BLACKOUT IN 51 NUMBERS OR LESS (Jackpot Increase! S5 Weekly) 125 JACKPOT in 7 Numbers or Leu Three seven numbers or less Jackpot each Sorry No person under 16 years of oge allowed chalet oold ouok Good companion For happy Dimes. Federal nursing consultant a former Lethbridge woman IN JANUARY YET! Several of our most enthusioslic girl-watchers have gone into serious decline during the recent cold spell when there was nothing to watch but high bools, maxis and mufflers. As temperatures rose on Friday morning, girLwatcher-in chief Jim Elliolt came to the rescue of his fellow sufferers and sponsored a bikini contest on his early morning radio show. Many Lefhbndge girls heroically braved the elements to bring a litlle joy into the lives of the menfolk. Mrs. Marlene Lament was the -first ihrough the door at CJOC (at a.m.) and won a white fun fur coat, which she will now use to cover up her bikini. How about making it white fun fur slippers or ear muffs next time, Jim? YWCA news Mothers take a break! A new program this New Year s Ladies' Take-A-Break (bet- er known as TAB) program, Ivory Wednesday morning la- dies throughout the city gather af their respective areas, Span- sh Village, Bowman Art Ccn- re, or Adams Ice Centre, rfiere they enjoy gym exer- cises, slimnastics and a chance o chat with other ladies while mjoying a morning cup of cof- ee. Special features may in lude good-look clinic, travel and excursion, clothes hints, or budgeting. All this is :cn while the children are being upervised and entertained in nother room. TAB is a Can- la-wide YWCA program and ow Lethbridge is very pleased o announce its TAD groups as an addition to its many other rograms. String Along Another ew program this year is an dull guitar class. Now in its bird week, this class deals wilh most basic guitar knowl- dge from a beginner's level 'Orking up to an accompani- ment stage of playing. All ages ave been turning out to the lasses and the sessions prove nteresting and very entertain- ng. The setting is very relaxed held in the music room PUBLIC BINGO T6 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upsloin) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. at the Bowman Art Centre and as time goes on Lethbridg is bound to have a new an excited group of guitar pick ers. All Programs Go Ahead All programs are going as pre- viously advertised with only few changes to be noted. Yoga Tiny Tots Creative Dancing Synchronized Swimming, Er glish, Bridge, TAB, Junio Gymnastics, Keep Fit 'an Swim and Keep Fit and Vollcj hall are all running by thei regular times and places. Fo information concerning thes programs please contact th YWCA by phoning 327-2284 With regards to the Blue Tn angles and Y Teens program PLEASE NOTE: l. Westmin ster Y Teens will h a v their time changed from p.m. and will now mee rom p.m. Wednes days evenings. 2. A new grcup is being start ed at Westminster schoo Wednesday evening from p.m and that is a JUNIOR DRAMA club. This is for girl of 8-14 years of age who have an interest in drama. The firs meeting will be held this week February 2. Annual Meeting The An nual Dinner Meeting of thi YWCA will be held February 16, at Sven Ericksen's Famil. Restaurant at p.m. This year the guest speaker will be Hiss Donedla McRae, consul tant for the YWCA of Canada. STOP STAINS If you put a plastic bag over :he head of your oil mop before storing it the mop won't dry out or leave stains in your utility closet. QUICK........ THRIFT........ BULK......... COIN-OPERATED BY THE POUND DRY CLEANING P" LB Minimum per order LEE DUCK DRY CLEANERS 330 13th ST. N. PHONE 328-5333 ATTEND THE ALL NEW A.NAF.-UNIT 34 BINGO COR. 5th AVE. and 6th ST. S. IN THE CLUBROOMS TUESDAY, FEB. 1st 8 p.m. First 12 Garnet Firti Card Others 25c each lit No. Jackpot (Increase. weekly) 2nd No. Jackpot (increases wekly) Extra 5 Gamts Cards 25c ea. or 5 for _________Blackout In 52 Numbers All regular conns pay daublt If won In 7 noi. or Itii MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS VCW elects new executive Officers were recently elecl ed lo the executive of the Me Killop United Church Women at 'the first general meeting. Named honorary presiden was Mrs. L. B. Jones, witf Mrs. A. dimming as pas president. Mrs. S. K. Sproul was elect ed president, Mrs. N. H. Quick first vice president, Mrs. N E. K1 o p p e nborg, second vice president, Mrs. R. Goodall, re- cording secretary and Mrs A. L. treasurer. Committee chairman: Mrs E. TJnderdahl, Christian citi zenship and social action, Mrs, H. Filmer, Christian and mis sionary education, Mrs. W. An derson, literature and commU' nications and J. G. Baker, community friend ship anc visiting. Mrs. P. E. Blakeley, pro- gram, Mrs. J. McColl. mem- bership, Mrs. N. E. Kloppen- borg, nominations, press anc publicity, Mrs. W. Gurr, supply and social welfare, Mrs. R. H. Hedenstrom, social committee Mrs. R. A. Lyckman, library and Mrs. B. A. Giacomazzi, flowers. love is... giving up smok- ing together: OTTAWA (CP) Regis- tered nurses are poorly uti- lized in much of the work they are required to do, says Irene Buchan. She thinks she Is making progress in changing the system. "Look at what nurses are she exclaims. "They're running around de- livering trays, giving out bed- time suppers, going down to the hospital pharmacy with prescriptions, hurrying with x-ray reports, taking flowers to patients' rooms. "Dietary aides and messen- gers can do all that. "It is poor utilization ot staff. Nurses are hired and paid to give nursing care to patients and they spend much of their time doing all kinds of things that are sometimes sheer housekeeping." Miss Buchanan is not a lone crusade to make Canadian hospitals more efficient and helping to reduce costs. Back- ing her is the federal depart- ment of health and welfare which runs the hospital insur- ance and diagnostic services directorate. She is one of the directo- rate's three nursing consult- who move into a hospital and try to make it tick more smoothly. Among their prior- ity recommendations: Trained nurses shouldn't be errand girls. In five years as a nursing consultant Miss Buchan has sought to improve efficiency in hospitals in every province. A hospital, through its provin- cial commission, requests as- sistance and a federal team moves in. "There are three of Miss Bucnan said in an inter- view. "We look at the total hospi- tal. Tne nurse on the that's a study of the nursing department from ad- ministration right down to pa- tient care on the nursing units. IRENE BUCHAN "The dietician does a study of the dietary department and the administration consultant does a study of all the other departments. "We come out with recom- mendations which will im- prove, first of all, (he quality of patient care, improve effi- ciency within the hospital and reduce costs." Winnipeg-born Irene Buchan began helping people in Leth- bridge, Alta., where she grew up and where she took her early training. Her salesman father moved there when he found jobs hard to get in the 1930s. In the years following her graduation in 1947 she worked in small hospitals and large hospitals in a half-dozen Al- berta towns and cities. She spent a year in a war vet- erans hospital In Calgary. Only four years after gradu- ation she was appointed direc- tor of nursing (matron) In hospital In Olds, 60 miles north of Calgary. But she and a friend de- cided that "we're getting on in 27; perhaps we'd better go to university." Miss Buch.an took a post- graduate course in teaching and 'supervision at the Univer- sity of got her baccalaureate at McGill in Montreal several years later then taught medical nursing in Calgary for two years. But her feet were still itchy. She and her friend took off for the United States, then to Eu- rope, working in a hospital In England for a period at the equivalent of a month. Then followed five years of general duty in Alberta hospi- tals and an 18-month tour of Canada on a research project for the Canadian Nurses Asso- ciation before taking up ber present work. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "When it comes to winter underwear, you get the best money's worth in town from usl" Pre-marital counselling suggested for older teens TORONTO (CP) Prescrib ing contraceptives for a lee age girl without counselling ensure her sex life is rewardin is almost a crime, Dr. R. Kinch said Friday at a confe ence of the Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Kinch, professor of obst tries and gynecology at MeGi University in Montreal, sai many doctors say they will giv girls the pill to prevent prei nancy while saying "but really don't condone this beha' ior." "Implicit in giving this p; tient contraceptive advice an organizing contraceptive protec tion for her is the fact that yoi LA. TO F.O.E. BINGO Monday, Jan. 31st JACKPOT NOS. "20 ALARM BINGO" Geld Card Pay Doubli Door Prize-Free Cardl (Many other extrat) Regular Cards 25c or 5 for 13th St. and olh Ave. 'A1 N. No children under 16 allowed BINGO RAINBOW HALL M01 Slh N TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1st at 8 p.m. First Jackpot in 56 Not., 2nd Jackpot in 56 Not. Free Cardi-Cafds and Gomel, 25t per Card, 5 Cardl SI.00 3 Froe Gomel Doar Prize No Children Under 16 Teau Sponsored By A.U.U.C. Association ASK YOUR AVON REPRESENTATIVE ABOUT HER -r 12 PRICE SPECIALS or Phone 328-7424 do condone this behavior and therefore you should be willing and able to make sure that this is a rewarding experience for her, physically and emotionally. This is what I call pre-marital counselling." S-T-R-E-T-C-H AND SEW FEBRUARY CLASSES BASIC 8 8 Two-Hour Lessens 15 Starting en the following times; MONDAY EVENING FEB. 21 TUESDAY EVENING FEB. 15 WEDNESDAY EVENING FEB. 2 THURSDAY AFTERNOON FEB. 3....... FRIDAY MORNING FEB. 4 SATURDAY MORNING FEB. 5 LINGERIE Starting Wed., Feb. 16 5 Two-Hour Classes _ MEN'S PANTS to be held on Thurs., Feb. 17, 24 2 Leiioni S5.OO S-T-R-E-T-C-H AND SEW FABRICS 475 HOLIDAY VILLAGE (Formerly Shoppers' World) Phone 328-7843 WATCH FOR OUR GRAND OPENING IN FEBRUARY "I recall my first job was with a farmer called Charlie Norrls. started working for him for a month, with room and board, when I was ten years old. He set me to work clearing new land behind the farmhouse. By tha end of the month I'd cleared about an acre, but there were so many redbirds, squirrels and butterflies to catch a little fella's attention that I guess I didn't work hard enough. Anyway, Charlie Norris gave me my two dollars and I was fired. When I got home and gave myMom tha Iwo dollars and told her what had happened she gave me a lecture I shall never forget. She wanted to know what I was ever goin1 to amount to if I couldn't keep a job at two dol- lars a month. And right then and there I made a resolve never to let the hours or the hard work in- terfere wilh doing the best Job I could, whatever I did." His Mom's words made a great impression on Ihe Colonel, and triL philosophy of life he devel- oped then hasn't changed to this day. And along wilh his secret recipe he passes this along to his boys. So you can be sura lhat when Ihey cook Kenlucky Fried Chicken they do it with tha same careful altention and prida as the Colonel. That's what makes it 'finger lickin' good' every lime. fried Aiefcen. Colonel Sanders and his boys makelt "linger llckln'gootl" ;