Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
Thursday, July 1971 THE IETHMIDGE HERALD 15 Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I am positive our 18-year-old son is having an affair with the woman next door. She is in her middle 30's married, no children. The woman's husband is a serious businessman and probably has no idea what's going on. I first got wind of this affair several weeks ago when I saw my son sneaking into her house by the side door. It was after school and he had told me he had band practice. I thought it was a little odd because he was having band prac- tice three and four times a wsek when it used to be only on Mondays. When I told my husband his response shocked me. He said, "It's better than fooling around with a dumb 15-year- old." Then Ire added, "In the fall the kid goes away to college. He needs some experience." Last night I told him I knew what was going on. He refused to confirm or deny it and said, "Please mind your own business." Should I go to the woman and tell her to leave our son alone? DEAR FRAN: The woman is not coming to your home, your son is going to hers. One member of the family over there is enough. Stay home. There are certain things a mother can't do much about, and the sex life of her 18-year-oid son is among them. Your husband should, however, .make sure the boy is well informed. DEAR ANN LANDERS: What is your opinion of the fol- lowing question: Is it square to wear a Phi Beta Kappa key? I am not referring to the student who had just earned one and is still aglow. I mean a man or woman well over 35. Two people in our crowd wouldn't dream of stepping out, of the house without their "brain badges." Exhibit A got her Key at Smith at least 20 yea-3 ago. Exhibit B got his at Harvard about the same time. The lady wears her a pin. The man's key dangles from Ms watcn chain. The consensus of the group is that a person who cannot leave the house without his symbol of academic brilliance is insecure and needs to advertise the fact that he was smart in school. Right or wrong? Inquiry DEAR.PHIL: Many older people who wear Phi Beta Kappa keys do so out of habit. The younger ones who wear keys are letting you know they earned it. I see nothing wrong with cither. It seems to me, however, that the essence of class, is to earn tire key, and leave it in the jewelry box. DEAR ANN LANDERS: My mother is making a damned fool of herself. She is keeping house for a man who is up in years and well off financially. She refuses to take any money because she says he's a "dear friend." Mother is 50 but could pass for younger. Once or twice a week she sleeps over there and Dad has to cook for himself and sleep alone. Mother says this man is going to leave her everything he has but I think she is mistaken. He has a niece who lives in a nearby town, and I believe the law reads that kin comes before outsiders. Please tell me if the niece could break his will if Mom is in it, as she seems to think. Since Mom is married and might be proven an immoral women, is the law against her? DEAR MAX: I am not goirg to play lawyer. The laws vary by state and your mother should get the answers from an attorney if she wants them. This I can tell you, how- ever any woman who is doing housework for free, in an- ticipation of being remembered in a will, is indeed a fool. Alcohol is no shortcut to social success. If you think you have to drink to be accepted by your friends, get the facts. Read "Booze And You For Teen-Agers by Ann Landers. Send 35 cents in coin and a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope with your request to Canada Wide Feature Service Limited 245 St. James St. West Montreal 126 Unsure of yourself on dates? What's right? What's wrong? Should you: Shouldn't you? Send for Ann Landers' booklet "Dating Do's and Don'ts." enclosing with your request 35 cents in coin and a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Canada Wide Feature Service Limited 245 St. James St. West Montreal 126. Canoeist's wilderness excursion A wilderness canoe trip for 10 days in the Bowron Lakes Circle in northern British Co- lumbia is being offered as part of the Community Summer pro- gram in Lethbridge, August 9. This trip was undertaken last year and termed as successful by participating members of the excursion. All but nine miles of the trip is on lakes, therefore interest- ed persons do not have to bo expert eanoests but energetic to make the seven miles of portages included in the cir- cuit. Interested persons are re- quested to call 328-8021 or in- Community Summer Program Office at the Yates Centre to be included in meetings plan- ning for the trip. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "What a lousy .If I was a cowboy, I would have said a discouraging word." love is... forgiving her the devil makes her do it. an a, of t, own Mrs. Les Brockly of Mel borne, Australia is currently i the city visiting her mo'.her Mrs. Madge Campbell. Mrs Brockley will also take a wee ixcursion to Montreal to vis; her brother, Allan Campbel and return to be- fore she leaves for home Aug ust 9, Mrs. LeRoy R. McKenzie, nee Miss Gail Cunningham, was feted at the following showers prior to her marriage on June 12th: A personal shower was held at the home of Mrs. H. Davids. Co hostesses were the Misses Beverley Davids, Patricia Owsley and Elaine Stevens; The Mesdames Wm. Short and G. Gore Hickman were co-hostesses at a miscel- laneous shower held at the for- mer's home; and a miscellan- eous shower was also held at the home of Mrs. H. Scheur- man in honor of Miss Cunning- ham. Mrs. Muriel Handley of Bal- larate, Australia (about 70 miles from Melbourne) recent- ly visited the Baha'i Commu- nity of Lethbridge. She spoke on the teaching of children in the Baha'i home. Mrs. Hand- ley is on a world teaching tour for the faith, and reported on conditions in Madagascar, Afri- ca, Southern Europe, as well as the United States and East- ern Canada. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimii Guide-chapel dedication The new chapel of the Girl Guide Camp in Fort Maeleod will be dedicated in honor of Mrs. Frank Ward, former area commissioner, now of Calgary, Wednesday at p.m. The Chinook Area Girl Guides are hosting the cere- mony and invite anyone asso- ciated with guiding to attend the dedication and bring a pic- nic supper. The public is wel- come. Tension Pour a Ib. pactase Cow Brand Soda into a tub of warm water. Step in. Lie back. Relax! Soaks tension. Relieves sunburn, hives and itching skin. COW BRAND BAKING sotrA SIMPSONS-SEARS Warehouse Sale RECORD Top Hit Albums Reg. 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