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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Just Jude By JUDE TURIC greatest affliction thought up by mankind, has got lo be the infamous blind date. Blind dates are a purse, invented by the establish- ment iji an attempt to marry off those Ln our so- ciety who have fallen prey to the term 'old maid.' In every burg, there resides a local matchmaker, who through numerous devious means, manages to discover which maidens are prime subjects, and which knights are viable suitors. This matchmaker then begins to set up snares and I raps, and sprinkles about lies which are meant lo enhance the attributes of both parties, and before long, succeeds in introducing Ihe unfortunate pair. With a little help from devilish-minded friends of Ihe victims, Ihe entire ploy comes into being. In the initial skirmish, giggly hcllos are ex- changed, Ihe fella tumbles with a soggy handshake, ami if truly well informed by the matchmaker, be- stows on the girl her favorite trinket. Problem No. said cajidies, he heard panties. The drive downtown is uneventful to the point of total boredom, and includes a blow-by-blow ac- count of how In raise queen bees in a no-pet apart- ment and not get caught. Problem No. brought a sample bee. she's terrified, and hits the jar. He lets go, it breaks, and his pride and joy buzx.es away into Ihe night. The restaurant is posh, very continental, and the menu is in French. He orders expertly, she waits excitedly, and re- lents to the point of thinking bees aren't that bad after all, just as supper arrives. Problem No. 3 They agreed on menu items, he thought she read French, she was fooling. Alter wading through the octopus, baby crabs and butter-dipped clams, bolh greenly agree to call it a nighl. silently thinking of four-letter descriptive ad- jectives. Problem 4 the car accident wasn't serious, so they thought, bul the other guy raised a fuss and there they were, silting in the cop-shop till 3 a.m. Finally home, she closes the door softly so Room- mate won't wake up. holds up his gosh-awTu! present, and smiles, thinking; "thank God it's see (.he creep again." Last standing Ihere. smirking, asking for a a.m. black-lace-panties-in-your-hand explanation. ,_ Thurtrioy, July 13, 1772 THE IETHBDIDGE HERALD Welfare recipients told 'work or WHAT BULL TEAMS? Noi so long ago, Gait Gardens was more dirt and hitching posts than green grass and stately trees. Originally used as a town square and a place to turn the supply-bearing bull teams back to Fort Benton, it now provides a nice bit of shade to read a book, freshly borrowed from the main library nexr door. Waller Kerber, photo Presiding candidates ail male United Church's policy body to meet SASKATOON fCP) The j largest number of women ever lo altend the general council of the United Church of Canada, 134. will be among the dele- gales when the highest policy- making body of the church meets in biennial session here next month. But the possibility of a wom- an presiding over the council disappeared with the wilh- drawal from !he election for moderator of Rev K. Harriet Christie, first woman in the 47- year-old histoiT of the church lo he nominated for the post. The withdrawal of Dr. Chris- lie, nominated by the Man times conference, was an- nounced by the church in To- ronto earlier this week- She said at the time: Golly, Nurse, are you lhat kind to everyone? LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LIMITED POST OFFICE BOX 93B LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Lower Level 7th Slreel Shopping Mall 316 7lh Si. South Phone (403) 326-7411 President _ STAN WORBOYS Door-to-door campaign on birth control methods HAMILTON1 CPl Birth-: were excluded. Most of Ihe peo- control is being ol- fered door-Lo-door in a 12-monlli i campaign by the Planned Par- enlhood Clinic. Marylen Wharf of Ihe clinic says 22 trained case-aid workers have talked to about 8.500 peo- pic since Jan. 10. Only alxnil two per cenl of the i people visited have refused to i talk Lo the workers, and Mrs. i Wharf says she has had only Iwo indignant phone calls One pie chosen have no more than Grade 12 schooling, but they know their community, are par- enls themselves and in many cases speak languages Mrs. Wharf says they also be- lieve in family planning. "A number of the group work- ing with as now are rather on welfare or on family benefils." Although their main joh is to spread hirth-cotilro] informa- tion, they were told how to refer LWU iiiuigiidiiL pmme vniia vjiie woman called the workers sex lo soclal agencies. One worker helped prevent a woman from taking an overdose of drugs. Another encouraged a needed visit to a doctor The workers meet with Mrs Wharf every two weeks lo dis- cuss the visits they've made. An anonvmous form is filled I snoopers. The other said she re- sented the visit as an invasion of privacy. The campaign is being car- ned on in low-income areas. 11 I grew out of concern over infor- j mation in a 1969 poverty study I report done by the social plan- I nuig and research council of j j Mrs. Wharf says Iwo conclu- sions were that, professional helpers were not reaching peo- ple on the subject of birth con- Irol and thai much misinforma- i tion was handed around in cou- l versaLian. i When time "I believe my place at this lime is in my present position because the division is so i new and the responsibility so I significant for the church and all its participants.'' j Dr. Christie is deputy secrc- i Larv of the division of mission i ID Canada. She formerly was i secretary of the board of wom- i en, now absorbed with four i other boards into the division of mission. Dr. C hri s t i e's withdrawal leaves three clergymen and one layman in the running lor Ilie highest clerical position in the he made from Ihe floor when the general council holds first plenary; meeting Aug. 15. DELEGATES........ j There are 450 delegates i called commissioners lo this i 25th general council, nominated i by the 94 Canadian presbyteries 1 and six overseas. They repre- j sent 2.2 million members and jprofesscd adherents, the largest Protestant domination in Can- ada. Half are clerical, half laymen. Among the 13-1 women, eight are ministers. They will discuss church pol- icy in four areas of concern- Canada's identity, liberation environment and future society. Rev. George Morrison of To- ronto, who succeeded Rev. Er- nest E. July as secre- tary of the general council, has said thai on identity, the church will look at "options open to us i as Canadians and sorting out the values which ought lo gov- ern our choices and Liberation would include .women's liberation, that of y onlh. drugs and liberation in 1 underdeveloped countries. He said discussions on future I society will probe the patterns I and trends of the, present tech- j milogical s o c I c I y to discover iwhere Canada and the world c o m m u n i I y is headed. The i church, through general coun- cil, also would ask if ihat is where "we want (o go and what alternatives there are." ALBANY. AP> Due lo a fledgling "work or else" program, Ihe slate's depart- ment of social services reports LhaE 'thousands of welfare recipi- ents are disappearing into Ihe job market ''I! has successful within Ihe framework in which it was set up." Social Services Com- missioner A he Lavine says of Ihe program. Lavine's chief deputy. Barn- Van Lare. added that it is help- ing some persons on well arc "meet their responsibility ac- tively to seek employment." In Ihe lir.sl nine months of the; program, 22.748 welfare recipi- ents were placed in jobs. An additional 39.124 were removed Ircm welfare for failing lo re- port for joh interviews or fur other reasons. Under the program, enacted by (he 1973 legislature and put into offer! .lulv I, l'J71. welfare ciiid out 'own Recent gueslr at the home of Mrs. Gae E. Todd. were Cecil- ia Fredrick of Edmonton and Mrs. Sandy 'Greta) Anderson of Vancouver. J calendar o. local na tppeningJ came lo choose and tram the staff, professionals Goby's Summer Continues thru Safurda; todies' and Children's DRESSES wM 73 NOW Ladies' BLAZERS i OFF! NOW Ladies' and Children's PANT SUITS OFF! Ladies' SKIRTS m OFpj Many More Items Now at Reduced Prices at Coby's Ladies' Children's Wear 322 13th St. North Phone 327-5687 j Belhlen Presbylerian Church sponsor an. interdenomina- tional Vacation Bible School al ;lhe 1020 10th Ave. N. location. Tlus is for children of any faith from kindergarten age to Grade 6. It will begin Tuesday and will continue through to July 22. flora lo i p.m. daily. Theme of Ihe teaching is brotherhood and lunily. As well as bible study (here will be crafts and games and refreshments, with part of jlhe program being held on the lawn. Everyone is welcome. children, occupations and what contraceptive methods the hus- band and wife use. At (he end of the year Mrs. Wharf will write a report on Ihe program. It is a demonstration program and funded by the de- partment of national healLh and welfare grants division, "We will then be able to as- sess if we were correct in our premise that an indigenous worker is more effective in such work than a professional per- son." IWeelVhimsyl Jen's Uniform Centre Whife Colored Uniforms PANTSUITS HOT PANTS All Ready Made Uniforms Registered LaCross JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE 40-1 5lh Street South (Upstairs) Phone 328-3631 CONFIDENTIALLY YOURS Barbara lirent TORONTO, There's a new kind of July l.'llh Have you heard? totally sani- Uiry prolcciion STAYFREE' BINGO Scandinavian Hall 729 12lh SI. "C" N. Fri., July 14 Starlt nl p.m. boon Open al p.m. 5 Cards for GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE EACH 4th, Sth and 12lh Gamsi in 7 Numberi WORTH in 52 Number! Sorry No One Undnr U Y.on Aga Allowtrf STAYFREE' from .1OHNSON A JOHNSON! Every j month you have Iwo kinds of periods. i Heavy. Anil Tampons and napkins I take care nf Ihe lirM two or three hcav> days Now Slav-free" mini pads protect you when all yon need is light, comfortable protection. Weighing only 1 10 of an ounce. -Slayfrer- is ji soft, pliant pad of absorbent cellulose, rayon and polyethylene that you simply press against your panties or girdle. An adhesive strip keeps il locked on automatically Al last a product, designed especially for thai second kind of period STAYFREE' from Johnson A: Johnson. OH THE BLISS OF the balmy days Ihe luscious fresh fruits unrt veuelnbles. Sometimes, however, when we over-indulge our Insle for these Summer (reals, we brinfi on an nltack of Dint distressing nil- men t diarrhea. If (his happens lo you or your children do as over (i generations of Canadians navr take OR. FOWl.KK'S EXTRACT OF WIU1 .STRAWBERRY Dr. Fowler's, formulated from roots and herbs, quickly relieves nausea and cramps and resiores inleslinal balance. What n comfort lo have Pr. Fowler's Extract on hand any Season! DON'T BE EMBARRASSED nboul hrmon-hoirts. Tta mmoUiing .about them. A re.nowned research institute has found H unique bealinp substance, with the ability to shrink hemorrhoids pnin- loflsly. hi case after rnsr, it was shown lo relieve and discomfort nnri help speed up Ihe healing of (he injured, inllamcfi This tr.in-Dynr) is offered in mnlment nnd suppository form called Preparation II You can nsk for it nl nil drugstores. And if you aren't coroplcUily satisfied, your mouoy will be 1 recipients are sorted Into hvfl i basic who can I hold jobs and those who cannot. ]f Ihe recipient were classified .as employable, his cheque would be sent In the local .stale where he must pick it up in person When ho up. he is rf- Ierred to a training program or to a joh if one is available. If he does not up his cheque, hip i welfare eligibility is withdraw. If he goLs his cheque but does not lake the job he also dropped from welfare, The department sampled 455 job placements for last Seplem- i her as the basis for the study of (he program's results and fol- lowed up by determining how many of those placed in jobs were still working in December. Figures showed that 32 per con I of the jobs lasted one week or less: only about one-third still had jobs at the end of Nov- ember. Bul Van Lare said the bare figures do not reveal a Lhirc I who left the ini- I lial job but found work clse- where and stayed off welfare. Lavine and Van Lare said the 1 study did not attempt to put dollar figure on the success o the program. Lavine said U? biggest benefit was "the crea- lion of an atmosphere which en- courages people to look for env ploymenl.'' JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, July 13th Sponsored by Ladies' Aid of St. Peter and SI. Paul'i Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL CORNER 12lh STREET B AND 7lh AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts at and is Won Every Thursday 2nd Jackpot _ in 57 Number! Sth 7 No. Jackpot S40 Pot 'o Gold 25c PER CARD OR 5 FOR SI.00 ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIH Persen> under 16 nol allowed WHAT'S IN STORE? by Lois McLean Davis Calgary ij I he plocs tliey began Alberta's t-Mnrl and the World's Stampede All roads lead lo the Slompedt ciry for (his len day evenf. Highways ate cramed with cars towing (ratters, looking like over-Hie knapsacks. Camp- er Iruckj follow like turtles, each wiih house on his back. Calgary wears o Steison ha I, frames Ms in rough hewn slabs and lives a 'oncp upon a coma true.' H's. -a lime when Calgary ll-rows a rope around the past history and pins it down to the present. The concepl of Alberta's uniqus L-Mart stores won began as loblaws in 1919, grew a grocery store with on informal, western approach. That was in 1969. The some friendly spirit is olive and well and waiting for you when you shop for your regular orders or special tamping food ol l-Marl. SURFIRE CAMPFIRE COOKERY One of Ihe winners in camping food I lie Purr Ion line. Beer or Irish slew, wieners and bean-, or wjth meal balls are deticioui nourishment. Hondy i (ao In 15 07. lins, squat shaped (or easy pocking, ihese moke a greal dinner for two at 43e. THE TRY HARDER LARDER Anaiher item that vMs nicely in rs by Golden Kisl. This jam, in yumi in a handy 1 1 ourue lardet lavors, is pocked ,ul Dial's not This container woi left ol ihe last end plastic lid gol to be [he campers' Favorites- watermelon, canleloupe and Kambly't ever-so good cookies. FOILED AGAIN One of the 'muM hnve foil wi ao. Reynold use il for an extra plale and DON'T THROW IT AWAY un- lit you've Iried M (or a disposable srcui in a pnd. 'Nol far with a specially irr-aled suHact. howRVRr A crumblp. of Reynold's fail wrop hen removed r-gq while cookrd on) PAMPER YOUR HAMPER plQtR is a 'no no' the choice Fhij yea- will be Hostess ore My pockobles. 'Maybe il will bf> easy 'o con the children into cleaning up dishes in s.uch porqcovn. ITEMS TO ADD TO YOUR L-MAPT LIST: PURITAN DINNERS GOLDEN KIST JAM WATERMELON CANTALOUPE KAMBLY'S COOKIES REYNOLD'S FOIL WRAP HOSTESS PLATES and CUTLERY Your lugflftifiort' nrft irwitod- WRITE TO BOX 31, LETHBRIDGE HERALD ;