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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 20-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD July 1974 Wife of lieutenant-governor starts new life ISABEL STEINHAUER EDMONTON Isabel Stemhauer performed the countless chores of an Alberta farm her hands becoming raw and blistered from trying to coax water out of an old farm pump She taught in a little country school house and experienced the uncertainty of a white woman entering an Indian world on the Saddle Lake Reserve in northeastern Alberta She entered July 2 a new phase in her satisfying the wife of Ralph the province's 10th lieutenant governor I was born a Yankee but I was really brought up with a Scottish said Mrs born Isabel Davidson in N Y on Dec 1905 'My mother was from Scotland I was two years old when my father died and 15 when we left for Edmonton The long in lasted five days and four nights mother and I rode in what used to be called colonist old wooden coaches with wooden seats we arrived in we were met by my aunt and uncle They didn't have sewer or power and they lived right in the city I remember noticing the wooden sidewalks She went to high school in Edmonton for four worked in a bank after a year of teacher tried to communicate the three Rs to 54 children in Grades 1 through 4 at 70 mileb northeast of Edmonton never had such a hard year in my life A lot of the children were Ukrainian and had language just as many Indian children do The curriculum wasn't really geared to their problems It was really tough During that difficult she met Ralph Stemhauer first time I ever recall seeing him was when he was handing out mail in the post office-general store You know what a country store is like the mail comes and everyone gathers around In she married Mr Stemhauer and they moved to a small farm in the Two Hills area The beginnings were first bedroom was a tent set up near a with the latter used as a kitchen raised milked fed pigs even got on the tractor sometimes it's all done by electricity and we haven't any more chickens or pigs But there's still a lot of work to be done During 46 years of much of her work revolved around raising a family of five children Mrs Stemhauer's entry into the Indian settlement at Saddle Lake was not easy was a slow process when I first came to the reserve Native people are quite slow to accept outsiders You have to earn their trust As for the as the wife of Canada's fust Indian Stemhauer is a full-blooded Stemhauer says going to try to remain ourselves I don't think we can change at our age always been a partnership with us I hope it's only one term If we can live through I'll help my husband as much as I can Multiple-dwellings outlook for future OTTAWA Moshe Safdie the Israeli-born Montreal architect who designed Habitat at Expo said Thursday he remains convinced that singlefamily dwellings will disappear from the urban landscape Most Canadians already are not able to afford and multiple-dwelling structures now are the rule on the eastern seaboard of the U S he said at a news conference Mr Safdie most of whose work now is being done in the U S and Israel was in Ottawa for the opening of a display of his architectural designs and models at the National Gallery and to launch a book For Everyone a Garden outlining his concepts He believes multiple- dwelling structures can be designed to give each family access to the outdoors and most of the amenities of a suburban house lot with handy retail and other mu nicipal services Some of his designs for low-cost housing and recreation centres have been rejected because they are too innovative built on the Montreal river-front was an example of what could be done Similar structures have been built in Puerto Rico Israel and the U S He now is working on one Canadian for 140 housing units to be built in N WT Although he says ideas about single-family dwellings will have to be discarded in view of the pressure on space he abhors high-rise apartments He supported Prime Minister Trudeau s proposals for financing demonstration projects for model and for revitalizing urban and interurban transportation systems His published by The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press at Mass is a compilation of his experiments and design con- cepts primarily intended for students and but written as well for the layman The display of Mr Safdie's plans and organized bv the Baltimore Museum of Art has been on a national tour of the U S and its only appearance in Canada will be at the National Gallery here It will remain on display until Sept 2 WE'VE MOVED QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dentil Mechanic 303-Sth Street So Melcalf Building Club corner Mr and Mrs Ed Aubert will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a calling re- ception to be held Sunday from 2 to 4 p m at 1313 13th Ave S Relatives and friends are invited to attend No gilts by request SATURDAY BOMBSHELLS BARBECUE FIBESTARTER Limit 2 per customer KRESGE SPECIAL RICE STRAW MATS KRESGE SPECIAL 2 SO PORTABLE 3 POSITION BARBECUE KRESGE SPECIAL 21 INCH FANS KRESGE SPECIAL Items on from 8 p.m. Friday until 6 p.m. while quantities last. KRESGES The Herald Family Child neglect soar in northern state Pensioners queen Chnsie Paterson receives her crown from retiring queen Mary after being chosen new queen by the members of the Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization this week. The group names a queen each year according to the number of new members she has brought into the group She is also pre- sented with a bouquet of flowers and will ride in the Whoop-Up Monday Billion-dollar Barbie doll has hold on little girls NWT Alaska is a hot spot of child abuse and and this is a reflection of official attitudes that place oil and real estate ahead of family says Dr George Brown of Anchorage The ''get-nch-quick mentality of the American where violence is a way of life and where the attitude prevails that one has beat the hell out of a kid to teach him is mainly responsible for said Dr a pe- diatrician The state s reported child abuse and neglect rate for six months in 1973 was nearly twice that of New York from 1970 to Dr Brown said in an interview and in a paper presented today at the third International Symposium on Circumpolar Health The one bright spot was a community-based child- protection service now operating in Anchorage and Fairbanks in which volunteer lay therapists counsel troubled families Dr Brown compared Alaska with where only four cases of abuse were reported in a 10-year period from 1960 to 1969 He said Icelandic society has made a commitment to families and children with its compulsory health insurance plan a nent that is not duplicated by scattered federal and state health programs in Alaska In which has no army and hasn't been involved WeeWhimsv LOS ANGELES The Barbie a billion dollar is sweet 16 this year Millions of little girls are helping her celebrate Barbie is the world's biggest selling toy To her young owners she is a real personality To Mattel her she is a million a year enterprise Eighty million Barbies have been sold since the doll was created in 1958 by Ruth Handler co founder of the toy manufacturer Sales now run about six million a year Teen-ager Barbie is inches has long blonde hair and is stylishly slender She has a wardrobe that would be the envy of a movie star She is the owner of a an a dune buggy and other luxuries if parents want to pay the bill Why has Barbie won this place in the hearts of girls7 strikes a common denominator as the All American good little and the child can both identify with Barbie and want to be like says Dr Edward R associated professor of Child Psychiatry at the UCLA 1 medical school since time as their have used thirtgs to develop their fantasies he continued particularly have chosen objects which we call dolls which they love and kiss They do to dolls what their mothers do to them They imagine they're grown up They sort of try out the grown up role generation has found certain common things in their toys like Goldielocks or Raggedy Ann Barbie doll has become the popular one for the kids of today because Barbie represents a contemporary individual whatever she is to the child She's ubiquitous enough to be a a little girl or a teen- ager Mattel says Baibie was designed to project her owners into adulthood enabled millions of little girls to put themselves into almost limitless future life he added. they were able to project a variety of teen-age and young adult their hopes and dreams for the Some parents say ruefully that once a child is bitten by the Barbie bug there is no end to what she wants for her doll. with this gasped a father at the sight of Barbie's wedding gown does it all A Barbie costs to with a basic kit of apparel But that's only the start The demanding doll has shorts and nightgowns which sell for to 50 each Rounding out her wardrobe are a ballet ski stewardess' tennis camping garb and party dresses Kr si n K I luw n will b' sent the original art for her quote Send your child s quotation to this paper THE FINEST RETIREMENT AND RECREATIONAL COMMUNITY Blind B.C.-HaHwy between Calfary and Vancouver ma Trans-Canada Plaaao Mall Mo a Brochure NAME...... ADDRESS PHONE CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S 13th St. and 6th N. JULY 12th 8 o'clock 4lh md 8th In 1 OMM S CARDS FOB OH EACH BLACKOUT JACKPOT IN 55 NUMBERS LUCKY NAME DRAW WORTH f 86 LUCKY NUMBER DRAW WORTH 16 WEEKLY DRAW WORTH 110 3 FREE GAMES DOOR PRIZE Under 16 Vein Net Spontortd by ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB in violence isn't ap- plauded as it is in the United States he said A military presence was paramount in Alaska and much child battering was found among military families Iceland has maintained close family relationships despite changes in the country s way of he said But pluralism and individualism in Alaska had created a breakdown of family ties which put a strain on parent-child relations In two years' experience with the child protection service in 80 per cent of children were returned to their homes from foster homes without a recurrence of abuse he said Many of these cases -vere among the so-called hard-core recalcitrant families in the Anchorage area Often the parents had been abused by their own parents and see their children as seeds Abusive parents often are grateful for the outside assist- ance of parent said Dr Brown Many recognize that their children would have be- come delinquents or criminals if the abuse had continued Child abuse was not only but could be emotional or sexual as he said Neglect was also a form of child abuse and led to many deaths by drowning and m house fires Although native people in Alaska are sometimes neglectful particularly those with alcohol they are unlikely to abuse their children physically and have a better understanding of children than many white parents he said Dispute continues over safety of IUD WASHINGTON -The United States Food and Drug Administration's advice to doctors still is not to remove Dalkon Shield intra-utenne devices from women wearing them says FDA commissioner Alexander Schmidt Schmidt made the comment when asked about instructions to more than federally financed birth control clinics to remove Dalkon Shields if patients visit their doctors for any reason Dr Louis deputy assistant secretary for population affairs in the department of education and issued the instructions last week Asked about the discrepancy between Hellman's memo to clinics and the FDA's recom- Schmidt said 'The official HEW position is the FDA position He described Hellman's position as a personal one The particular brand of IUD has been associated with seven deaths and more than 100 cases of uterine infections in women who became pregnant while using them There is no evidence pre- sented to the FDA to make us suggest that the Dalkon Shield be removed from women who have been wearing it success- Schmidt told reporters But he said doctors should consider therapeutic abortions if women become pregnant while using the IUD Schmidt says lUDs in general are an extremely safe method of contraception PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES BLACKOUT Until LETHBRIDGEELKS LODGE ROOM EVERY p.m. GREAT SUMMER STYLES by Joyce Famous Women's Shoes In Red Crinkle Blue Calf and White Available m White Leather or FLAT HEEL SANDALS in White with matching heel Jute trim Sensibly Priced at SANDALS Sizes 5 to 10 at Leather Tnongs pad ded leather uppers natur- al crepe sole Only Git Badroom Slipper Comfort with a pair of Lyons TENDER TOOTSIES in a host ol Beige Navy Red Black and White IdMl tor Summer Man's Wallatraas by Clarksol England Opan Frl. til 9 p.m. Camm's Shoes 403 5th Straat S. ;