Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
Banks offer senior citizens service Relatives meet by chance A chance leafing through the local telephone directory has brought together two distant cousins from Scotland. Mrs. Mary nee of White visiting in noticed her family name in the 'phone book and decided to make enquiries. She to her 94-year-old Joe on the other end of the line was her father's cousin. Children denied right to grow up DETROIT American children aren't be- ing taught self sufficiency until it's almost too says Dr S. I. former president of San Francisco State College Dr. was out- spoken about the problems facing 14 to 20 year olds keep them out of the labor market and out of meaningful participation in adult he said wonder they are bored and angry are treating them as dependent children until they are in their 20s. We are deny- mg them the right to grow up and to take on IWeeWhimsy A McCaughey will be sent the original an for her quote Send your child's quotation to this paper Ann Landers JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday July 25th Sponsored by Ladies' Aid of St. Peter and SI Paul's Church STARTS P.M. HALL Corner 12th Street B and 7th Avenue North Jackpol starts at and is won every Thursday 2nd Jackpot in 55 Numbers 7 Numbers Jackpot Pot of Gold 25C Per Card or 5 lor J1.00 Also Free Free Games And A Door Prize PERSONS 16 YEARS NOT ALLOWED. BINGO SCANDINAVIAN HALL 22912th St. 'C' N. JULY 26th 8 p.m. DOORS OPEN AT 7 P.M. New Game S200 in S3 numbers 4th-12th Games 7 numbers or less 5 CARDS FOR Pot of Gold Single Winner First 12 Neighbors Receive 50e GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE EACH DOOR PRIZES 36 FREE CARDS S DRAWS FOR NEXT WEEK Sorry No one under 16 years of age Dear Ann Recently you printed a letter about a kid who got to be the center of attention by getting the hiccups daring study period in a movie wherever it happened to be quiet and he could start an uproar The question Can a person give himself hiccups at You said some people can if they work at it. Now I have the same question about belchers My who is my age gets lots of laughs with his loud belches. He denies he does it on but I don't believe him. His timing is too good to be accidental. Will you please give me your answer in the Several of us are suspicious Kinky's Questioners Dear Belching is caused by swallowing air and it's not a difficult trick to master That kid must feel terribly inadequate if the only way he can get people to notice him is to belch. I feel sorry for him. Dear Ann As a bachelor in his I would like to reply to the letter from the 39 year old woman who believes she has so much to but can't find a decent man to offer it to. Dear I have been to adult education church craft company summer and wir.trr resorts everyplace you can think of. I saw you several times and I'm sure you saw but you turned away and I wasn't surprised. MOST women do. You I am not a handsome chap or a flashy a divine a fast talker or big spender. I PRIMROSE SHOP LTD. 613-4Ave.S. Phone 327-2244 JULY CLEARANCE Spring Summer Stock Savings of to t Open to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday kept trying m spite of your but after a I gave up. You are looking tor the perfect and he always happens to be someone's husband Why not be At your age the only men left are the rejects or the opportunists. Your problem is not the places you've been going to. but your priorities Don't bother looking for me anymore I'll be at home with a good book not completely but a lot less frustrated. H. G. Of Wis. Dear H. Thanks for a good letter It can be addressed to the bachelors who complain that there are no decent women and be equally valid Dear Ann Someone raised the does an eligible widower or divorced man meet a woman worth A desirable man doesn't have to go anyplace. The day he loses his mate in the divorce court or by someone at his country or a friend of a friend is right there to grab him so fast he doesn't have a chance to go anyplace or join anything new. Of course he loves the even though he is somewhat in a state of shock. What bothers him most is the fear of being lonesome. But he really needn't worry because he never gets the chance. I am not a very aggressive so I've lost out on several promising but I'm learning. It doesn't pay to be reserved where eligible widowers or divorced men are concerned The girl who is fleet of foot and quick to hop in is sure to win. Dumb Cluck Who Is Smartening Up Dear It sounds as if you have the situation well sized up. Let me hear from you a year from today. Inflation-fighter plan working VANCOUVER The Bank of British Colrjnbia says its pioneer banking plan for persons 65 or older is beyond our wildest A spokesman for the bank said the which offers in- terest on deposits tied to the consumer price attracted about three times as many customers as we antici- The service was introduced in January at the bank's branches in B.C. and Alberta. The bank won't release ex- act figures we don't want our competitors getting too but a review of the bank's unaudited finan- cial statements gives some idea of the increase in business. Personal savings deposits on April were while they amounted to million on April On Jan. just after the pioneer plan was deposits were million. Of the total increase in deposits from April to about came in the three months after the plan was introduced. A bank official said the plan offers senior citizens a full range of banking services with no including unlimited cheque writing. There also is no charge on the payment of utility bills or for issuing travellers' cheques and money orders. Wayne W. the bank's explained the interest which is tied to the consumer price index. For he a de- posit of within a with interest calculated at a compounded rate of 7Vz per would earn in interest. If the cost of living index rose by six per cent dur- ing the the holder of the new savings account would receive an additional for a total interest of Interest also is calculated instead of the usual six months. would make the effec- tive interest rate close to eight per Mr Allen said. There is no minimum time for deposits. In most other plans of this Mr. Allen depositors have to keep the money in the account for a fix- ed amount of time before they are permitted to make withdrawals. There also is no minimum deposit necessary before the bank will apply the anti- Girls plan Arctic trip TORONTO North York Alderman Katie Hayhurst is spending the summer in the Arctic. Miss and five companions are paddling three aluminum canoes along the Dubawnt River northeast from Lake Athabaska in northern Saskatchewan into the Arctic tundra along a route first explored by a Cana- dian engineer in 1893 The party is not carrying ra- dios because no planes fly over the area of their route and they could not summon help if they had to. we have registered with the Northwest Territories said Miss Hayhurst. will know if we're The party is carrying an ex- tensive medical Miss Hayhurst there is a broken leg among us it will be Miss who had never been in the Arctic expected the group would cover 20 miles a day and take Sundays off. Chargex Master Charge Compact Zenith Eyeglass Hearing Aid Make the right decision now and try this reliable Zenith Carlyle aid at no obligation. And if within 10 days after purchase you aren't completely satis- you may return the aid and your except for the cost of a custom will be refunded. Batteries for all makes of hearing aids. The quality goes in before the name goes on. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. the hard of hearing since Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 715-4th Avenue S. 327-2272 inflation far as we we're the only North American bank that has developed a program of this said Jack Stim- director of marketing. Mr. Allen said the bank looks upon the plan as having two objectives. As well as helping the bank attract new it helps senior most of whom are living on fixed incomes The average accounts in the Pioneer plan contain from to more than normal he said. None of the Pioneer ac- counts opened since the plan was introduced have been closed. Mr. Allen although a few have less money on deposit than when they were opened. THRIFTWAY DRUGS SUMMERTIME Sale prices effective July 25th through July 28th GILLETTE RIGHT GUARD 5 oz our everyday price 1.09 SPECIAL 100's Our Price 1.19 SPECIAL ANACIN GILLETTE FOAMY 11 oz. Our Price 1 14 SPECIAL Pepsodent TOOTHPASTE FLUFFO SHORTENING 1 Ib. 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