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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Wednesday, July 12, 1972--------------- Arcllic Tl> campaign imdcnvay Witch doctor knowlww aids Eskimos MONTREAL (CP> Les- sons learned from an African witch doctor arc being applied in the Canadian Arctic. Dr. Alex of Hie Frobisher tiencral Hospital who worked four u-ar.s in Af- rica, has trained 12 Eskimo women lo help administer a TD prevention program com- batting one of Ihc rampant diseases of Hie North. Ths program, set up after tniisuiliilioiis with "Es- kimo leaders wlio had Hie of Hie (Jives Ihe w omen responsibility (or tracking down potential TB victims and making sure they lake a n I i -T I) drugs three limes a week. Di'. Williams said in an In- lei-view Ihc program waf spau-ned by his experiences in CENTENNIAL BEAUTY This is just one of many lovely flowers which please the eye when walking through Ihe Centennial Rose Garden, located on Mayor Magrath Drive, next lo the Japanese Gardens. II was the project of Ihe fethbridge brownies. in 1967, lo commemorate Canada's 100th birlhday. Groenen, photo WORLD OF SHOES SELECTION OF ODDS 'N ENDS PUMPS CLOGS SANDALS Reg. 26.00 NOW................ BALANCE OF SUMMER SANDALS SELECTION OF Golden Ton Blue Block Brown .99 Reg. to 28.00 PAIR........ SELECTION OF BALANCE OF STOCK INCLUDING PURSES 10% OFF BALANCE Or WOMEN'S Fashion Boots NOW 20% OFF WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th Street Phone 328-9336 Africa which showed "we should involve local people rather lhan just Icll then what's good for them." "A lot of suspicion nf while man's medicine in Ihc work: is failure to explain filings l( he said. Dr. Williams said In Africa Ihc sick first consult a witch doctor who might suggest hospilal if Ihe patient is ex- tremely ill and docs not re- spond to Ms ministrations. To overcome the ensuing Inefficiency, Dr. Williams set up clinics where bolb he and a witch doctor sat. "f learned a great deal from Mm, mainly background about the has enormous power as a reli gious person and knows peo- ple Dr. Williams said. "His main use was in explain- ing certain bizarre sympto- mology." Strange complaints such as nightmares, palpitations, headaches and hallucinations which "would have a doctor trained in Western medicine scratching his bead a long while" were easily explained by the witch doctor in terms of tribal culture such as pun- ishment for basic codes bro- ken. Complaints baffling lo Ihe wilch doclor such as a diabe- tic coma were deftly dealt with by Ihe doctor. "It worked very said Dr. Williams. He said there is no equiva- lent of the witch doclor in Ihe North, though some Eskimos arc said to be shamans. But Ihe principle of involving local people is fundamental. MORE SUSCEPTIBLE In Frobisher, the 12 Eskimo women are responsible for 350 persons placed on anti-TB drugs because their x-rays and sputum and skin tests showed they risked contract- ing the disease. The Eskimo is CO times more likely to get TB than the wMle. Through a nurse-inter- preler, the 12 Eskimo women were given a basic under- standing of the disease, exam- ining TB germs under a mi- croscope and comparing x- rays from normal and tuber- cular chests. They were then taught to administer a drug called INH and a new medication called Ethambulol- They also collect urine and sputum samples and do eye tests for possible mild blurring of vision some- times caused by Ethambutol. The Frobisher program has teen under way for eight months and others will be set up this fall at Clyde River and e Dorset. Again using Es- kimo women to monitor treat- ment. ADD SPARINGLY Add pepper sparingly to a asserole that is to be frozen be- ause the pepper gains in rength during the freezer stor- Te. SIMPSONS-SEARS Purchase! 1O11 igs Regular Look at I he savings on our braulifuf Flurci Fashion Wig. You can wash il, curl il, comb il, hack comb il. You cnn usr; your hairdryer or clcclnc hairsottor, Elura won't frizz under heat. Come down today and one on! Vv'hon you iyni "who''. I ho 111 u I j c a u i u I hair" j u s I smile. Wig Bouliquo Cosls No More at Simpsons-Scars STORE HOURS: Opori Doly 1 o.rn. lo Thunduy nntlil Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. Cenlro Tolophono 328-9231 American designer honored in Paris PARIS (AP) "My dream was to become a surgeon, but my father would never Imve al- lowed me lo play with cadav- says Pauline Trigere. So she "had lo cut up dresses inslcad." Her falher did know best, and recently this leading lady of the American haute couture popped over to her "home town" to re- ceive Ihe silver medal from the city of Paris. "I wasn't the first American designer honored just because I was born on the Place demurs Mme. Trigere. "It was because I'm still very French in my thinking and designing." Natural enough for the daugh- ter of a tailor and a dress- maker. Although she went to New York in 1937, her accent still is as French as the fabrics she uses for her signature evening dresses in bright wool. "A Trigere client buys with Sewing contest launched The annual 1972 Singer Style maker Contest is now open t girls 10 to 13 years old. Prospective contestant mus in an eight-lesson dress making course at a Singer Sew ing Centre, During the course, each gir rill select a pattern, fabric an rimmings and make any sor f dress or outfit she favors This is her Stylemaker entry. Competition is divided int Tree categories: junior miss 0 to 12 years of age; sub deb 3 to 15; and deb, 16 to IB udges will select a winner in ach age category from eac iwing centre. Winning entries will receive rizes and be submitted to udgiag in the Alberta-Britisr Columbia area. The three area winners wil other prizes, plus a trip o Montreal with their mothers compete in the 1972 Style maker grand finals, held Octo- er 20. Finalists will be entertained t dinners, receptions and sight eeing tours, and mil visit ell-k n o w n model agency for rofessional hints on makeup, rooming and modelling. On October 23, contestants ill model their own entries at gala luncheon and fashion low attended by representa- ves of the fashion industry and the press. One queen will be chosen om each of the three catego- and will receive a ash award. Winning garments will be se- cted on Ihe basis of fit, total ashion look, suitability to wearer, selection of fabric and trimmings as well as sew- ing ability. Closing date is August 25. A f I I calendar of local The Ladies' Auxiliary to the Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Society will meet at 2 p.m. on Friday in Gym 2 of the Civic Sports Centre. Bingo will he played and Inncli served after the meeting. The ladies' auxiliary to F.O.E. No. 2100, will hold a regular Thursday at 8 p.m. in tho Essies' Hall. Hostesses will bo as arranged. confidence, wilh the assurance of not looking like a she says. "We do classic tailored things. None of those funny chif- fons. She buys them lo please her husband and lover." FOllEVER DRESSED Clients include Kitty Carlisle, Bess Myerson, Mrs, Leonard Bernstein, Mrs. Alfred Vander- bilt, the Duchess of Windsor and Mrs. Andrew Goodman, who does her shopping at Bergdorl Goodman, a Manhattan store Hiat believes in Trigere. decrees Mme. Tri- gere, "are always going to dress up, unless we go back lo Adam and Eve, which docsn'l seem probable." The problem is, you keep rin ning into the same peopl around every corner, frnn Palm Beach to Monte Carlo ani iven on Hie privacy of you yacht. The same dress Iw nights running? Wilb an absolule minimum o JO evening dresses, "a can manage, if she knows to do it." This means lhal on night you wear diamond chain on your "classic black dress' and another you try to fool you friends with a green and whiti scarf. "We do sighs Mme Trigere in her royal We, "lha evening dresses cheaper than ours have a longer life than ours." As for the compelilion she has only seen one Frene haule couture collection, in 1947 when Dior introduced the Look. "But it's much harder for me than a male sin says. "All they have to do is gc up in the morning and put on a navy suit. Whereas f must be is anc must watch to see that I don gel enormous." Such fears seem ungroundec enough, in view of Ihe woman il Ihe liltle Trigere outfit: green skirl, which she unbuttons deftly to the waist to show the bottom of her maillot-blouse, and 10 pounds of gold jewelry. As well as unseen, Mme. Tri gcre is unlikely lo pass unhean with rings on her fingers, brace- let from wrist lo elbow, coin necklace and eight turtle pins crawling all over. There are 531 of them in her country house, La Tortue, in Lewisboro, N.Y. ana out of town Opsn house will be held foi Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Redd and 'amily from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday n the home of Mrs. Barbara WacPhee, 71 Norlh, 200 West, Raymond. Ann Landers Miss Eileen Rungc, who is to e married Friday, has been lonored at a number of show- ers recently. Hostesses include Mrs. L. jarcombe, Mrs. 'D. H. Gruen- vald, Mrs. E. Ross assisted by Mrs. B. Jordon and Mrs. M. inyder. Miss Joyce Pisko assisted by rtrs. B. Johnson, Miss Elsa imioni and Miss Nadine Boy- en, and Mrs. Kathleen Melen- :o of Cranbrook. FAMILIAR SIGHT DARTMOUTH, N.S. (CP) 'he city ol Dartmouth has its rst female properly assessor nd she says her usual grceling rom housewives is an apology or the untidiness of their omes. But Gloria McCIuskey ays she usually gets a good re- eplion and she Lells the housc- ivcs, "it just looks like my ome after my. four children eavc for school." DEAR ANN LANDERS: Four years :go, at age 16 1 was picked up for shoplifting. I was lucky lo get off with a warning. I don't know what made me do such n foolish Hung. I must have been out of my mind. I've never stolen anyllvng and I never will again. The problem is that I've been blacklisted by certain stores. Apparently Uie slores are in louch with each other and there is no escaping my past, I was hired by two per- sonnel managers and I loved working in both places. jobs ended "mysteriously" after a few weeks. No reason- but I'm sure it was my "record." How long must a person pay for old sins? I enjoy de- partment store work and I want to continue. Bui how? Please help me, Ann. I'm discouraged. Learned DEAR L. L.: 1 hope every teen-ager who has done a litllc shoplifting and nol been caught so far wilt read your Icltcr a second lime. Tell Hie personnel director during your initial interview about your unToiiunate hislory. Of course you will run the risk of net hired, but should you have Ihe good fortune lo run in'.o a compassionate person who believes in a second chana.1. you won't live in fear of losing your job because of the past. DEAR ANN LANDERS: The letter from "Fifty-Year-Old Swinger's Wife" should be required reading for every married man over 45 who is fooling around. Although married men have been cheating on thair wives from Ihe dawn of recorded hislory, il's a different game since TV came into our lives. Here's what happened to my brother- in-law, a handsome, married man, the father of three chil- dren. He lold his wife he had lo go to Hartford on business. The day he was expected home he phoned to say lie had missed his plane and was staying over. That evening his wife turned on the TV and caught the end of a championship hockey game. There was lots of com- molion. A spectator had been hit with a wild puck. The camera panned over the crowd. Who do you think was sil- ling ncxl to the victim? None other than my brother-in-law wilh Ms arm around a cute little broad. Not only did my sister see it, but all our relatives in Hartford, Stamford and Greenwich saw il, too. The divorce settlement was a beauty. Stinky? You bet -Delilah DEAR D.: Yeah and expensive, loo. Thanks for the short course. DEAR ANN LANDERS: My husband has a cheap streak when it comes to certain things. He goes around the house telling me to keep Ihe lighls ON instead of turning them off when I leave the room. He seems to thmk it "saves the bulbs." I don't know where ho got the idea. I read some- where that leaving lights on, ralher lhan turning them off and on again when you need them, will not "save the bulbs." His habit is annoying and I'd appreciate it if you'd find out if he is really saving bulbs by letting the lighls burn. Thanks, Out Linda DEAR LINDA: The man at Con Edison says this: In- candescent light bulbs are made to burn a certain, number of hours. They will bum approximately this length of time whether they are on all the time or switched on and off: frequently. Fluorescent bulbs, however, are a different matter. Turn- ing them on DOES use up a little something Ihat eventually wears away. However, in normal household use, the life ot a light bulb is NOT shortened by an appreciable amount if the bulb is turned on and off several times a day. Pay-up-or-else bargain part oi service girl's job TORONTO (CP) If you've ever forgotlcn to pay your ihone bill, you've probably met i girl like Nancy Beam. She's one of Ihe girls who ihones you to say that if you lon't pay up, she'll disconnect our phone. "I hate to do says Nancy, 'but I always say It with a appy smile in my voice. The THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "I'd better go to the store. Stanley must bo down to his last BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY ai P.M. Jnclipol in 57 Numbcn 12 Gnmos in 7 Numbon 4lh Bill Gomel Doubled in 7 Number! 5 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHIIDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE IOYAI ORDER OF MOOSE xeuses I get you just wouldn't elieve." Nancy says that when she larled the job, she used to go o her supervisor with tears in er eyes. "I used to say that Mrs. So- ndSo was on the phone and lat her mother had just died and her husband had lost Ms job Several months later, f began lo realize that some of my customers had managed to lose most of llieir families through death and injuries." She says she's much more skeplical now and able to detect a tall talc when she hears one. STABBED I.OVRR Nancy lists as her oddesl ex- perience a call lo a woman who said she coukhvl pay her bill because she had slabbed her [over. "She lold me she had slabbed him wilh a knife because it was lie only tiling she knew how lo says Nancy. "She said she couldn't pay her bill thai nionlh iccau.sc of lawyers' fees. I be- lieved her." Nancy and her fellow service representatives get various reactions lo Ihcir calls. One woman complained llial Bell 'anada was causing purple umes lo come onl of her phone because she hadn't paid her bill. Another customer suggesled he be allowed lo pay Ms bill with a crate of chickens and a third live Nancy tips on buy her vegelables used to where to cheaply. "I find that In this job I'm often a cross between a social worker and a says Nancy. "I phone to ask them when they're going lo pay their bill and Ihey lell me (heir problems." BRENDA'S BEAUTIQUE BEAUTY SHOP 922-5 Avc. N. Phono 328-736o SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL LoU of mending lo do? A wedding soon? A yen to bo creative? Rent and Saw with a gorgooui KENMORE ZIG ZAG from Simpions-Soars. Telephone 32Q-9231 Or Drop In AI Simpsons-Sears, Centre Village Mall For Complelo Doloili ;