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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHIJRIDGE HERALD Thundoy, July 8, 1971 Helpful tips on mosquitoes The scourge of the summer months has returned in full force. Mosquitoes can be found almost everywhere in numbers few or many. Little tricks of the trade may be employed to help lessen the menace of the blood thirsty little insect. Indoor precautions may bo taken such as spray or use a paint roller to apply repel- lent to screens and tents. the water in which house plants sit, as this may also be a breeding ground for the insects. door and window screens are tight fitting. netting over baby's crib. Some prccaut i o n ;i r y mea- sures outside are eliminate mosquito breeding places such as pools of standing walcr; get of empty tin cans. miniature pools with fish to discourage mosquito breeding. in tree holes with con- crete. out rain gutters. and Ihoroughly wash birdbaths weekly. Sirzcc outdoor entertaining, and barbecuing has become much more popular in recent years, the comfort of ho.st. hos- tess, ana guests is becoming an all importrmt topic. Helpful suggestions in this area are illuminate the din- ing area with yellow bulbs, and have a regular bulb burning far from the yellow light so that the mosquitos will be at- tracted to the white light, and away from food, and guests. not wale r lawns 01 shrubbery the day of, or the day before the party. dining table a good distance from the grill. before-dinner drink glasses, and all other dishes as soon as guests have finished with them. CloLliing may play an impor- tant part in escaping from the little beasts. It should consist of white or light clothing which is less ai tractive to mosquitoes witli green being the best color to wear. Clothing with a smooth hard finish is less attractive In j the bugs, than rough textured apparel. I Mosquitoes will find the botK less appealing if it is bathed frequently, and kept cool and calm. Insect repellent should be used, and strong odored per fumes, and hair oils should be avoided. If, after all precautions arc taken, bites should occur, rem edies like calamine lotion, or a paste made of baking soda, and a little water will help relieve itching and reduce the risk of secondary infection from scratching. YOUR MONEY OR YOUR LIFE Young "pirates" in- volved in the Lethbridge Communily Summer Programs Day Camp sessions decided Wednesday, that it was time i that they went out and sponged off city officials and businessmen. So that's what they did capiured city ends of the businessmen such as Ken Spence, general secretary pelted with of the Lethbridge Family Y, and "bagged" the Mayor ment! Andy Anderson, left. "Hostages" were tied to the opposite Chinook dripping Arch wet i in front of City Hall, and Now that's involve- ami. T Guideline for other countries Status report praised at IFBW congress ight to die in peace' MIAMI, Fin. f Renter t At The doctor explained he has Circuit Court judge ruled here 11 f and j f that a 72 year old woman r r who has been receiving painful surgery on Mrs. Martinez veins medical treatment "has the right to die in peace." Judge David Popper said Carmen Martinez can refuse surgery which might prolong her life. Her physician. Dr. Rolando j told the judge that fur- ther surgery would be painful and could kill her but might prolong her life. Mrs. Martinez is suffering from anemia that, is destroying her red blood cells. Two of her daughters told the iudge Mrs. Martinez had said to them: "Please don't let them torture me any more." Because withdrawing treat- ment might be considered as- sisting her in committing sui- cide, the hospital's lawyer, Paul Siegel, asked for court advice. Popper said: "A person has the right not to suffer pain. This is not a case in which a person is refusing medical treatment for religious reasons. I cannul decide whether she will live or die. That is up to God." in order to give her life-saving blood transfusions. Mrs. Martinez now can re- fuse this treatment. By GLENNIS EDMONTON (CP) Can- ada's report on the status of women won praise Tuesday at the congress of the International Federation of Business and Pro- fessional Women. President Patience Thorns of Brisbane, Australia, told about 1.400 delegates the report of the Canadian royal commission, calendar (oca I ruinncnincji The Ladies' Auxiliary to FOE No. 2100 will hold a regular meeting tonight at 8 p.m. in the Eagles' hall. Hostesses will be Wilma Ash, Annie Ferby, Pat Bogdon, Enzo Fiorilli, Su- san Feist, and Rose Fiorino. Fort Maclcod Square Dan- wall hold a street dance in Fort Macleod Friday at p.m. in conjunction with Mid night Days. All square dancers and spectators welcome. BINGO Scandinavian Hall 229 12th SI. "C" N Fit, July Starts tit p.m. Doors Open p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 4tli, 8th anct 19th Gabies in 7 Numbers WORTH Jackpot in 56 Nos. Sorry No One Undor 16 Years of Age Allowed Sponsored by the Vasa Lodge GOLDEN WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. Glen Bare, Fort Macieod pioneers, celebrated their golden wedding on July 6th. Married in Fort Macleod they farmed in Arden- ville district until 1959, when they retired to town. Active in all areas of the United Church and the Oddfellow and Rebekah lodges, they are enjoying their retirement years. They have one daughter, Mrs. Larry Weshaver of Calgary and two grand- children. Open house in Fort Macleod was followed by a family dinner in Calgary. Swihart Photo JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, July 8th STARTS P.M. SHARP PARISH HALL CORNER 12lh STREET B AND 7lh AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts at and is Won Every Thursday Slh 7 No. Jackpot Pol O' Gold 25C PER CARD OR 5 FOR ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Persons under 16 yoari not allowed Sponsored by Lcidici' Aid of St. Potor and St. Paul's Church A diversified Spruwood sales ant! distributing firm dcolinn in mine and related mechanical and hydraulic equipment REQUIRES A WAREHOUSEMAN Dulics will c.onr.i'.l of receiving, shipping, invoicinq and main- tenance of proper slock conlrol. Successful applicant muit lie in good hrnilh, possess driver's license ond ho bondablc. Salary nenoiioblf commensurate with education and ox- perionco. Only experienced appliccints will bo considered. Send complete linndwrilten resume staling education, ex- perience, snlnry cvprclcd willi reffrenr.es to A. WELLS, Accountant Hox -126, Blairmoro, Alborla. published earlier this year, should be read and studied by ]l federations in the 49 member countries. "The recommendations can :erve as guidelines or starting mints [or discussions and re- nearch in each she ;aid. "We have in this report a ready-made basis for compan- ions. Let us all use it to benefit Jie status of women in our own country." Miss Thorns reviewed sev- eral of the 167 recommendations and heartily cheered one sug- [esting women's associations with political parties should amalgamate with the main body. "Too often the women's or- ganizations have been merely to raise money and serve she said. But she warned delegates that too great an emphasis on poli- tics can bring destruction to in- ternational non-governmental organizations such as their own. MORE ENTER POLITICS More and more people are being drawn into politics. "This is a good thing if we accept as a definition of politics the science of government." Some international organiza- tions were changing their con- stitutions to place greater em- phasis on political matters as well as economic and social questions. "I cannot believe they are doing this with the idea of or- ganizational involvement in po- litical questions, especially when I think of another defini- tion ot the word politics is strife of she said. "The political path is the path to destruction for any interna- tional non-governmental organi- zation such as the IFBPW." Where it is a matter of princi- ple, the federation can sign statements, make representa- tions to governments and the Concern shown for refugees EDMONTON (CP) Con-1 cern for millions of refugees leeing East Pakistan was ex- pressed by Indian and Pakis- ,an delegates to the Interna- .ional Federation of Business and Professional Women's con- fess Monday. But the two expressed diver- gent views on causes, concerns and solutions to the civil con- 'lict which has forced 6.7 mil- ion to flee and left more than dead. Abha Maiti of India, former minister of refugee relief in the nearest Indian state of West Bengal and a member of In- dia's parliament, said the world powers must put pressure on jie Pakistan military to return the power to the elected repre- sentatives of East Pakistan. The Awami League, led by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, won a majority victory in East Pakis- tan earlier this year on a plat- form of autonomy for the prov- ince, she said in a prepared statement. But the ruling mili- tary powers under Gen. Yahya Khan, who had called the elcc- Next, location Bueiios Aires EDMONTON (CP) Argen- tina has been selected as the site for the next triennial meet- ing of the International Feder- ation of Business and Profes- sional Women. The meeting will be in Bue- nos Aires Aug. 5-10, 11174. tion, then refused to transfer power to Rahman and moved in an army. "Then started the inhuman slaughter of unarmed she said. "Nearly 500.000 peo- ple were killed in the first sev- en days of military action." The resultant continuing exo- dus from East Bengal cannot be tolerated much longer by the Indian government. WILL ASK AID Attending this week's confer- ence "to tell them how the In- dian people are she will appeal to the 40 national organizations of the federation to help in refugee relief work. Salima R. Ahmed, the dele- gate from Pakistan, it, director of audit for defence services. She left her home in East Pak- istan for West Pakistan follow- ing the election. "I don't see any alternative to what the army has she said in an interview. Stu- dent radicals had a strong in- fluence, and after the elections many of the population were scared of what had happened. Many refugees would return but are being stopped by the Indian government, which wants to see East Pakistan be- come a separate state. "Pakistan is fighting for its very and the world is doing great harm to the coun- try by stopping developm e n t. aid during the civil conflict. PROJECTS STALLED "With the stopping of aid, many projects, such as flood re- lief, agricultural projects, Flymo mowing made easy on a cushion of air Did you ever see a Flymo flying? Ask for free home demon- stration of the amaring airborne mower which floats on a cushion of oir. All types of grass easily cut with Flymo. It's as easy to use as n vacuum cleaner. Give-, on oven cut without scalping the gross. MOTOR MOWER 817 3rd Avo. S. Phono 327-2669 roads, dams and .economic de- velopment have been discon- tinued and much needed new projects will net start. "Without the aid, the coun- try could be destroyed com- pletely." Isabel Menzies of Montreal, chairman of the federation's re- lief funds committee, said the organization is concerned and moved by the pleas of both countries, but has never before supplied relief directly "to spe- cial causes." The organization sponsors a non political United Nations school program in Israel. United Nations and take action on matters of all kinds, Miss Thorns said. "Where it is a matter of sup- porting one nation or a group of nations against the action of an- other nation or group of nations, we do not sign despite the fact that as individuals we may be in sympathy." She warned that the federa- tion, which represents 49 coun- tries, must not become a shadow of any world govern- ment organization. "Our links with member countries have been forged in the fire of high idealism, tem- pered with trust. We can main- tain a dialogue, we can go on working when national and in- ternational politicians have given up." In her report as president, Miss Thorns also stressed the growing role of women in the national economy and their in- creasing participation in eco- nomic life. "Despite the considerable progress made in improving the status of women, however, there are too few women holding poli- cy-making positions or posts of responsibility at all levels in the majority of countries and in the international community as a whole. KEEP DRY Before opening, keep jars of baby foods in dry, moderately cool places. PUBLIC BINGO JACKPOT 16 GAMES LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upslairi) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. CONFIDENTIALLY YOURS TORONTO, July Bill "Sanitation for the Nation" is, I'm .sure, a slogan familiar to most Canadians. Since 1927 (I. H. Wood Si Compa- ny (whose slogan this is) has been providing worthwhile sanitation products to hospitals, schools and oilier institutions. Now the same high quality products are available to con- sumers. One of these is called G. II. WOOD AIR FRESHENER in lovely scents of Cedar I'inc or Lavender. They come in 3 oz. and B oz. blocks... and can lie conveniently hung in closets, kitchens, bathrooms, etc. I find the beauty of H. Wood Air Freshener is that it works' exuding a delightful scent. This, together with the mateS fi' H' A'r cx'remeiy good COSl' HOORAY FOR SUMMER... and all the sun, fun and good food. however, when we our taste for all the luscious Ircsh fruits and vegetables, we bring on an attack of that' distressing ailment diarrhea or "Sum- mer If this happens lo you or your children do as over 6 generations of Canadians have take DR. FOWLER'S EXTRACT OK WILD STRAWBERRY. .Dr. Fowler's, formulated from roots and herbs, quickly relieves nausea and cramps and i T, T. -r, rcstoros intestinal balance. What a comfort to have Dr. Fowler's Extract on hand any Season! HERE'S GOOD NEWS FEVER SUFFERERS. If day and mulit you sneeze and blow, lasp for breath and couch when the air is full ot rnfrwcei! and other pollens, here is your opportunity to anv one or all four -.preparations offered by Tc'mpletons, Ltd. fur hay fever victims. Send as? for each form of JIAZ-MAH (DROWNS are particularly recommended in hay fever cases) to Templetons, Ltd., no Richmond' Street, hast, Toronto 210, Out. If eyes are irritated at Kar> scncl OFFER: Mrl' A HAWAII ;