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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Just Jude By JUDE TURIC LONG Mac invited me to make a return visit to her old home town of Beltevue. I declined, knowing full well if I accepted all hell would eventually break loose, that being a lesson well learned through past experience. Although Mac is a nice pel-son, she somehow reverts into her cliildhood role of local problem-cliild whenever she's near home base. To this day, many of her vic'ims in the vicinity of Belle- vue, can testify to fact. Besides, she also has a tendency to become passionately involved in clambering up and down mountainsides and running a Mgh fever until such time as she can ride a horse fulf gallop along the riverbank. My first unfortunate experience with her mountain mania occurred several years ago after 1 accepted her "come to the Pass" invitation. She was most decent for the initial part of the Journey, hut within 20 minutes of touching mountain soil, developed a mad desire to show me the old railway tracks. I was literally dragged down an impossibly vertical em- bankment, warned about looking out for snakes and had the barely visible tracks pointed out after hacking through a maze of underbrush. The next idea came as a surprise, but sounded fairly reasonable at the time. Since her little old fanner friend lived "just around the next bend in the tracks" Mac suggested we round up his old plugs and go for a ride. We began our trek toward his house, armed with nothing but our high hopes of finding him at home. Now, in the dead of August, when the temperature is hitting 90, with no wind and no clouds, any type of walk can become a bore. But striking out with no idea exactly how far away al- leged house and horses are, can be too much. After an hour of baking in the sunshine, our feet had formed homemade pools in our sneakers, and the next bend in the tracks seemed non-existent. My faith In her reassurances had lapsed Into dismal nods and "sure Mac" six odd miles back, and she didn't rise an inch on my good-works list until we sighted the farm. The place was quite accessible, but necessitated crawl- Ing through a barb-wire fence. Mac pulled the wire far enough apart to let me creep by, lost her strength midway, and I wound up with a neatly shredded blouse. Friendly farmer was there; the horses were out to pas- ture miles away. Walking back on the highway wasn't as bad as the rail- way tracks, but a mild coolness existed between us, and tha jesting remarks about judging distance and horses' where- abouts were slightly barbed. Mac's redemption came at supper time when her Nona served real old fashioned Italian spaghetti. I had reasoned my way through the day, and arrived at the conclusion that maybe making good spaghetti was heredi- tary and someday I'd appreciate Mac's cooking abilities. It is and I do, but I draw the line at returning to the scene of the crime. ___________________ Ihurldoy, June I, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Financial equality wanted by women By CAROL I'ASCOK HEGINA (CP) The Na- tional Council of Women of Can- ada was urged here to work lor abolishment of any type of discrimination against women whicli keeps marriage from being considered an equal finan- cial partnership. June Menzies, president of the Manitoba Council of Women, told the national annual meeting that although housewives do work essential to state and soci- ety, the law entitles them to nothing more than bed and board. The situation could be recti- fied by divorce legislation divid- ing all investments or property accumulated, during the part- nership, meaning the woman could build up equity during marriage. Her share of the property would not be established on the j the intention of provinces AFTERNOON TEA The residents and staff of Golden Acres Lodge pul on o fun tea, bake sale and bazaar yester- day for Lethbridge and district residents. Figures show that approximately 300 persons attended the event. The Homemaker By Elizabeth Bartman, District Home Economist Moving is a big task well done if you plan for it well ahead and make adequate ar- rangements. Look after your things properly; then you will find the moving industry in Canada seems honestly trying to do a professional job for you. an d out town LETHBRIDGE REHABILITATION WORKSHOP REQUIRES MALE MANAGING DIRECTOR required Must have lome experience In workshop or willing to take training courss in Safory. related .to. experience, Qualifications handicapped Ihii FEMALE SUPERVISOR Experienced in this field desirable especially Tn vision of clients also some experience In crafts, etc. or willing lo take training course in supervision of workshop. Salary Relalect to Experience Send applications for the above position- to: MR. T. CHAPMAN President, Board of Director! LETHBRIDGE REHABILITATION CENTRE 1261 2nd Ave. "A" North, Lethbridge, Alberta T1HOGI The Lethbridge Country Club will hold a tea and wig fashion show on Friday, June 9. Sharing pouring honors from p.m. will be Mesdames Donald Kirkham, John Forrest A. W. McTntosh, M. B. Wilkin son, Bert Eccles and Bill Bikman. Mrs. John Hunt Is In charge of the wig fashion show, will Mrs. Fred King convening the tea. Following a short meeting o the Ladies Auxiliary to the Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Society, entertainmen was provided by Mrs. 0. Wil lets playing the piano. A sur prise treat was provided by Sirs. Chomiak and Mrs. DC Vries who celebrated thei birthdays with a decoratet cake and shortbread. Mr F. A. Rudd recently re !rned from a month long visi j England. Following a fe' ays in Coventry, he was th uest of his cousin, Surgeo ear Admiral E. T. S. Hudci the Isle of Wight. He visitet eiatives and several sites istorical interest while then Wendy Lynn Anderson onored with a cup and sauce lower at the home of Mrs ohn Jacobson. Hostesses wer [rs. Jacobson and Mrs. Alia [clntosch. Entertaining at a grocery were hostesses Mrs. I Gruenwald nnd her daughte larie. Create Wall Magic In Any Room In Your Home WALLCOVERINGS Hundreds of Patterns in Stock Thousands of patterns to choose from DRY STRIPPABIE READY PASTED FLOCKS FOILS VINYLS SEE THEM TODAY AT GENERAL PAINT IOCS 3rd Ave. S. Phone 323-922 YOUR "LETHBRIOGE" DECORATING CENTRE The Consumers' Association Canada advises you to check e reputation of the firms you considering. Ask for, and sure to get bids from several If the move is long dis- ance, investigate the destina- on agent as well because he ay be from an entirely dif- rent company. Both these gents require your complete ame, address and telephone umber and how you can be cached at all times before del- rery of the shipment. Ensure banking arrange- ments are such that you can nvesligate references of these ave a certified cheque, money rder or traveller's cheque at our destination to pay the car- ier. Some of the companies re adopting a tune payment ilan, but check to be sure, On delivery day, you or your authorized agent must be on hand with the house key when he overs arrive. Supervise the unloading and indicate when articles and containers are ti be placed. The carrier is only required to do this once, here is more than one storey he right decision can sav back wrenching work later 'acking materials must be re- moved by the carrier. You will have to sign the in ventory sheets at the end he unloading. When you sig :he inventory, write on it, 'sub ject to hidden damage' afte laving first noted any visibl damage or loss on the sheet i writing. Your notations do m constitute a claim but ai merely a record of fact. Th mover can deny a claim damage or loss is not noted a the time of delivery. As soo as you have assessed loss damage in detail, notify th carrier in writing so that th proper forms can be forwardec to you and returned promptly If there is a move in you future and you are intereste in receiving CAC's comple buying guide, "Don't Make send 25 cents to tl Consumers' Association of Ca ada, 100 Gloucester Sire Ottawa, Ontario, K2P OA4. changeover o metric system