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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ____ Saturday, Juiit 6, 1970 THE LE1HBRIDGE HERAID 11 by de Joura'an MR. AND MRS. MARTIN SAM SEREDIAK Serediak Hill Double ring vows were ex- changed between Barbara Joan Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Hill of Lethbridge, and Mr. MarUn Sam Serediak, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Serediak of Kimberley, B.C. Dr. R. W. K. Elliott officiated at the wedding which took place in Southmin- ster United Church. Soloist Mrs. Brian (Brenda) Beamish of Calgary was accompanied at the organ by Mr. W. Wcolhouse of Lethbridge. Maid of honor was Miss Les- lie Grobowsky of Calgary. Bridesmaids were the Misses Lynn Johnston, Judy Sykes and Francis Stokes, all of Leth- bridge. Mr. Clarence Serediak. broth- er of (lie groom from Edmon- ton, was best man. Ushers were the-Messrs. Larry Adams and Michael McClellan, both of Kimberley, B.C. and Mr. Hod erick Monteith of Nelson, B.C. A reception was held later at Sven Ericksen's Restaurant. The couple are now residing in Calgary. Youth Fashions At Lethbridge Ex In conjunction with the Lethbridge and District Exhibi- tion, the Youth Fair Board is presenting its second annual Youth Creations Spectacular fashion show during Whoop-Up Days, July 20-25. The show will be open to all southern Alberta youth be- tween the ages of 13-25. Three age classes 13-16, 21-25 Learn Hairdresslng MARVEL BEAUTY SCHOOL REDUCED RATES-TERMS WRITE FOR FREE INFORMATION OVER METROPOLITAN STORE 336A 8th Ave. West, Calgary will compete for prizes totalling Apart from the sewing class- es, there will be a wool class. A special trophy will be pres- ented by Mr. and Mrs. Hod- ney Cyr of Pincher Creek. The garments, which must be made by the contestants, will be judged on style and sewing technique. The outfits will also be judged at the fashion show on general appearance. Entry forms have been sent to all home economic teachers in Lethbridge schools. Forms may also be obtained from the general office at the Erhibition grounds. AH entries must be sent to the Exhibition office by June 19. Entrants will be con- tacted concerning contest rules and rehearsal schedules. Wedding Reports Marriage and Engagement Announcements In The Lethbridge Herald All wedding reports, marriage and engagement announcements will now be published on a spe- cial page in The Herald's Saturday edition each week. Special requests for publication on other specific days of the week will be given every consideration. Wedding Reports, with or without picture, will now be accepted in the following forms: Standard Wedding Report- Using the information you provide on The Herald's standard wedding report form, (available ar The REPORT ONtY 5.00 REPORT WITH TWO COLUMN PICTURE Extended Wedding If you wish information published which would be additional to that provided on The Herald's standard report form, this will be accepted, and the entire report will then be charged at 20c per count line. Charge for a two column picture wfth this write-up would be DEADLINE FOR SATURDAY PUBLICATION WILL BE 4 P.M. WEDNESDAY OF THAT WEEK FOR ADDI1IONAL INFORMAIION PLEASE Phone 328-4411 Family Editor, The lethbndge Herald For The Record By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Family Editor ONE TOPIC that's easy to get tired of is abor- tion. Like the weather, you can grumble about it on either side of the issue assuming there is little you can actually dp about it. Unlike weather condi- tions, however, which affects everybody, abortion isn't everybody's concern. It lias been interesting to see Hie various groups become involved with this topic. Perhaps, like day- light saving and fluoridatiori, the no-nos are usually more vocal than the yeses. Or maybe people don't ever actually come out and say yes anymore, but just stop saying no. Local 38 of the Canadian Union of Public Em- ployees recently attempted to circumvent the present abortion law by supporting a resolution calling for special clinics staffed by trained non-doctors who would be "abortion therapists." This Calgary local, while of good intent, had ob- viously not thought out the ramifications of such a clinic. The resolution was eventually thrown out but it should never have come up at all, in our opinion. First, there is always a stigma attached to any type of institution, clinic or school, where people go for special treatment for a special condition. Secondly the proponents of wider grounds for abortion state that there should be a medically ap- proved basis for abortion, and that it should be in the hands of medical men whom we trust with our lives and health every day. If this view ever becomes acceptable in the eyes of the lawmakers, then one's own hospital with one's own physician is the logical answer. Few women want an abortion but if it is consid- ered necessary by a physician then use of non- doctor personnel is a second rate solution. The resolution purported to lake the medical pro- fession down a peg or two for being "rigidly opposed" to abortion and because the doctors administer the law. The medical profession must abide by the laws of the nation (the Criminal Code in this respect) like anyone else. While doctors don't approve of abortion many of them recognize the physical, psychological and social needs which are not included in the present law. It was the men's turn to undergo scrutiny later as an emergency resolution from the women's cau- cus called for CUPE to subscribe to the principles and practices of vasectomy. A motion of non-concurrence was accepted by delegates who felt that sterilization should be the choice of. the individual. And so it should. The woman delegate who opposed abortion on moral grounds as a Roman Catholic perhaps was not aware of the church's stand on sterilization. She said if men don't want babies then they should all get sterilized. As Roman Catholics they could not, nor can any man, obtain a vasectomy just by asking. That fact that an organization the size of CUPE is willing to take a stand on vital issues cannot be counted against them. These were but two of the areas of concern which were presented at the Cal- gary meeting. A 44-page submission from CUPE to the Royal Commission on the status of women should be re- quired reading for all Canadian locals. Obviously working conditions of salary, status, promotion, op- portunity, are not, in CUPE's mind, meant for men alone. They dispel many of the mid-Victorian myths that exist in the labor field concerning female em- ployees, which locals may take as guidelines in con- cern for the over female CUPE members. Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I am a homosexual who is con- sidering professional help. I have heard from several friends that psychiatry is a waste of time and money. A young man with whom I work told me he had nearly ten years of therapy but it didn't help him become the heterosexual person he wanted to be. Others in our gay group have said the same thing. I have read several books on homosexuality and I am aware that the basic personality pattern of an individual is set by the time he is seven years of age. If this is true, what chance has a homo in his early 20's of turning straight? Has anyone ever' made the switch through psychiatry or psychoanalysis? Several of us will be watching your reply will) Talk DEAR T.: The number of homosexuals who have been made heterosexual through therapy is not impressive. The most optimistic estimate is under four per cent. And in this group are those who were not true homosexuals hi the classic I sense, 1 recommend therapy for homosexuals who ask for counsel because 1 believe it will change them, hut because it might help them handle other personality disorders which often accompany homosexuality. Therapy can help the homosexual accept himself as he is. It can slso relieve him of the anxiety and bitterness which often makes his life unbearable. DEAR ANN LANDERS: My conscience is bothering me Jordy and I used to have a lot of fun. Then he began to confide in me and tell me his innermost feelings. Our dales have turned into psychiatric sessions. Now he openly ver- balizes his hatred for his his fear of his father, his competitiveness with his brother and Ms disgust with his sister. I realize be needs someone to talk to hut. he tells such intimate things J get depressed every time we go out. I've laughingly said ".I'm no and have tried to change the subject. But it's useless. He goes on and on. We are both 17, but I feel like 100 after three hours with him. What should I do? Psyched Out DEAR PSYCHED: Some people don't mind particularly if they feel it serves a useful purpose. Since you DO mind, and the boy's unloading has a depressing effect I on you, case him off your date More Uniform Traffic Laws Agrees Council Of Women WINNIPEG (CP) Traffic laus. movie violence and the royal commission on the status of women were discussed here in the final session of the annual meeting the National Council cf Women of Canada. The council agreed there is a need for uniform traffic laws among the provinces, better identification of drivers on their licences and reciprocal provin- cial laws on traffic violations. It reiterated its concern for the amount of violence, inde- cency and immorality in motion pictures. And it decided that if it gets a federal government grant, it produce a study guide on the report of the royal commis- sion on the status of women. The report has not yet been re- leased. Council spokesmen said the organization, composed of fed- crated societies representing women across Canada, was ap- proached by the federal govern- ment about the study guide. The council has applied for a S4.0SO grant from the state sec- retary's department to cover the cost of printing copies of the guide. It would ask the government to buy 2.000 copies at 50 cents apiece for its own use and would sell Ilio remainder lo the public at. a higher prict1, Mrs. lj. .1. Locu'on of Winni- peg said, however, if the council really wanted to be an action group that instead of producing a guide it. should organize public- meetings for discussion of the royal commission's report. Mrs. S. (I. Sinclair of London, Ont.. initiated discussion on the provincial traffic codes. She provincial uaiuc cuues. sue said most piovincial licensing authorities have provision for suspending licences of traffic vi- nusn jraPs Wife jostled By Crowd tj ]ly CAKOL KUNMiUY LONDON (CP) Mary Wil- son, tile shy chatelaine of 10 Downing St., suffered one of her wcrst public 'Ordeals Iliursduy night when a hostile inch jostled and separated the Wilsons en a meet-thc-pcople campaign tour of south London. As police stood by, apparently unaware cf the prime minister's wife, a reporter jumped for- ward, put his crms around her and forced a pathway through the crowd to the prime minis- ter's automobile. Later, in Thames-side Putney, a bov threw a bag of talcum THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes I powder at her end the tour was marked by unusually violent heckling for a British election campaign, including shouts of; "Kill Wilson." I For the quiet, poetry-writing daughter of a Congregational [minister it must have been an unnerving experience. I But ilaiT Wilson, who admits i i that at the beginning --I' her hus- band's term she felt "phy.rically sick every marring with the nervous tension has a stoic touch cf s'.eel in her j character. Being prune minis- I ter's wife, she says, "you are very much on your Slie still finds it herd to ex- change social small-talk with strangers and her natural ter.d- ency to introversion has been accented in 5' years as the prime minister's wife by a cau- tion when dealing with report- ers. She had a rough ride with the satirisls in the early days after chatting freely abcut such domestic trpics as Harold's tsste fcr HP sauce and confid- ing details of the family routine. !ODE I'HESIDENT Mrs. George E. Tail of Toronto Wednesday w a s elected na- tional president of the Impe- rial Order Daughters of the Empire at the 10DE 70lh an- nual' meeting. Oh, I'm so glad you like my new hat, dearl" Homebakers Want, Drug Info SASKATOON' (CP) The Saskatchewan Homcb a k e r s' Clubs voted to ask the provin- cial government to require that any printed article about the use of drugs include one para- graph stating "true facts of harm to mind, body and soul." No discussion tool; place on the resolution, passed at the 60th annual convention of the Homebakers' Clubs. Other resolutions passed in- cluded commendations of pro- vincial governments and the federal government for steps they have taken to fight pollu- tion and a request for an in- crease in the old age pension. Ethel Kay of Wood Mountain was re-elected president of tha Homebakers' Clubs. ri INGER'S CERAMICS STUDIO to do and how to do them' 1 JOIN IN THE WORLD'S MOST FASCINATING HOBBY EVENING and AFTERNOON CLASSES Phone 328-2189 You know Ranchman's Gin...You met Ranchman's Gin Collins last year... Now welcome back an old friend. 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