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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, June 11, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-17 Lewis family fully involved in NDP leader's campaign By DOUG SMALL The CANADIAN PRESS Breakfast was rushed, as it usually is on campaign tours, but David Lewis was taking time to Hatter his wife, Sophie She's the real daisy ol the family." the 64-year-old NDP leader said londlv, referring to the party's floral campaign symbol and the nickname 'Daisv Dave' given to him by Prune Minister Trudeau Drink your orange juice, David Mrs Lewis replied, eves twinkling "It's what vou vour vim and vigor Aleit cheery and not self- conscious Sophie Lewis mixes motherlmess with an sophistication Her husband ol 88 years refers to her as wicked imp She's politically aware, but in the same sense that a farm wile is aware of the seasons, the land and the nature of her husband's work Sophie Lewis s politics are politics ol the heart The July 8 election campaign is her ninth with the Montreal lawver she married in her 20s Of the nine, five have been lost They tasted defeat in 1940 1943. 1945 and 1949 when David was a candidate lor the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation iCCFi forerunner of the NDP. and in 1963 Her husband says the two have worked as partners though the partnership often has meant long periods apart while he carried the banner tor democratic socialism across the country- Things have settled a bit now With the children grown, they live in a middle-class Ottawa suburb When he is home, Mrs. Lewis says, David helps with the dishes and sweeps the (arpets Both are avid readers and both watch television occasionally Both like to sing, and to talk with each other Then there are the many functions that keep a parlia- mentary wife busy when the House of Commons is in ses- sion Mrs Lewis says socialist politics for her. are "an innate feeling a commitment It s a feeling she has nurtured in her four children Stephen. 37. leader of the NDP in Ontario. Michael. 29, campaign manger and party worker in Toronto, twin daughters Nina and Janet, 26, both married During one of many bus rides to an airport, Mrs Lewis told how Nina, en route to Italy had called from New York where she had heard about the Julv 8 election She was upset She told me I feel like a deserter How can a Lewis leave the countrv with a general election on9 Mrs Lewis, like many Jewish mothers, has ensured that the father's work is the family s work The way she tells it, though, little prompting was needed to get the children interested in politics All began helping out when they were able to lick stamps and envelopes She recalled the time she was asked bv the twins, then Dear Ann Landers: A year ago husband asked me to join a club called S Unlimited He heard about it at work and knew three members He said it would help add zest to our marriage and he was very enthusiastic about it. After the first meeting I got the idea It was a Wife- Swapping group I hated the idea from'the beginning but decided to go along with it because it was so important to him The people were creepy Many of the women told me it made their lives exciting and realK it a lot Well. I'l'l tell >ou what it did lor me It made me despise and husband for bringing this ugh rotten thing into our lives When I think of what I have done I get sick to stomach I must have been out of rm mind to have agreed to this insane set-up I am filing for divorce and I hope to God I again see another member of W S PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES BLACKOUT (Played Until Won) LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upttaira) EVERY Unltd man or woman, as long as I live In Manhattan Dear S.F.: About five years ago when I first started to receive letters about such clubs I found it hard to believe they actually existed Then several couples wrote joint letters telling me that a shot in the arm it had given their marriages I came to the conclusion that they were bonkers and I told them so Thanks for your testimonial, dear Now that you have scraped the scum off yourself I wish you luck in making a new life Confidential to Can't Live Without Him: Yes you can. And it will be a better life, I assure you. Bite the bullet, baby, and don't look back. Your future is ahead of you. A no-nonsense approach on how to deal with life's most difficult and most rewarding arrangement. Ann Lander's booklet "Marriage What to Expect." will prepare you for better or for worse. Send request to Ann Landers, P.O. Box 3346. Chicago. Illinois 60654. enclosing 50c in coin and a long, stamped, self- addressed envelope. FOR BABIES Candv canes originated about 350 years ago as siraight. unstnped sticks of molded white sugar used as children's pacifiers HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Clothing. Furniture. Toys. Household Efftcts Call 328-2860 For Pickup Service OR LEAVE AT 412 AVE. S. On the road again Sophie Lewis takes election trail for ninth time. six. when older brother Stephen had started working in politics 'At nine." she had replied So the wide-eyed twins asked. That Mrs Lewis is an asset to her husband appears bevond dispute Beaming and with a bouncy step, she enters crowded rallies, soaked in television lights and the flash of camera strobes. THE BETTER HALF While Mr Lewis works one side of a crowd, she works the other, shaking hands, admiring babies and carrying on small talk with an ease born of long experience On stage, she listens to her husband's speeches intently, applauds vigorously after he delivers one of his thunderous attacks on some social injustice, grins with delight at his jokes By Barnes "What do you mean I never talk to you at the breakfast table? Didn't I just say 'Be I Club corner notesj Dominion Rebekah Lodge No 41 will meet for the 60th anniversary on June 25 at the Park Plaza Motor Hotel at 6 30 p m. Members are reminded to purchase their banquet tickets before Monday as no tickets will be sold at the door. Contact Mrs Alberta Pollard or Mrs Duncan McNab The regular meeting of the Maple Leaf Chapter No 7 OKS will be held in the Masonic Hall tonight at 8. The regular monthly meeting of the Dr. F. H. Mewburn OBE Chapter. IODE. will be held Thursday at 8 p m at the home of Mrs C F Steele. 618 15th St S The regular monthly meeting of the Sir Alexander Call rhapter. IODE will be Especially for Dad! GOLFSHOES SANDALS WALLABES A large selection of assorted colors and styles Joe GREEN'S SHOES Downtown on Sixth Street held Thursday at 2 p.m at the home of Mrs. B G. Barren. 825 13th St S There will be a Christian Science testimony meeting Wednesday at 7 30 p m in the church auditorium. 1203 4th Ave S Everyone welcome. The regular meeting of the Wilson White Community Club will be held Thursday a't 2 30 p m at the home of Mrs Fred Russell Members are asked to note change of meeting place, and are asked to bring a handicraft for display Southminster UCW units will meet as follows Susan Galbraith at the home of K Mann. 1507 24th St S at 2 30 p.m Kllen Dcnoon at the home of Mrs A S Fumerton. 1714 13th Ave S Wednesday at 3 p m.. Grace at the home of Harold Hudson Members are to meet at the home of Mrs. E. Needs. 630 131h St S. aJ 2 p m Alma Buchanan in the church lounge. Wednesday at 2.30 p in WeeWhimsv Open Thursdays till p.m. Women's Place centralizes activities for city groups by JUDE CAMPBELL Herald Staff Writer A spectrum of women with a cross-section of aspirations and ideas is what the newly formed Women's Place hopes to attract from the community Begun this month with a funding grant from the secretary of state and the manpower department, the centre has a staff of six and is temporarily housed at 542 7th St S "This is not a one-shot, summer-fling type of thing It's the start of a women's meeting and action place which we hope will become permanent." says Kent Sheffer. a staff member The idea of the centre is to provide a centralized location for all women and established women's groups in Lethbridge and area to meet, to discuss mutually interesting subjects, to read works on. b> and for women and to seek information on organizing any activity which they might find interesting Ms Sheffer says the major drawback to the Herald Family women's ctntre is the lack ol a permanent and adequate location 'It all seems ambiguous to tell women we have a centre, we have material, we are doing things, and then say but there is no centre just a room she The temporary office space makes it necessan for the time being for all presentations planned the centre to be moved outside into the community Locations change depending on rental facilities and fees An immediate goal ol Women s Place is to find a house large enough to accommodate meetings lectures, artistic ventures a librarv and bab> sitting services Luba Lisun another staff worker savs the centre Institutes given research grants TORONTO (CP) Grants totalling more than for research into the causes of muscular dystrophy were announced on the weekend by the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada The grants will support 43 research projects at 16 institutions in Canada and two in the United States Amounts of the individual grants were not specified P J A O'DoherU of the University of Wisconsin received a fellowship for werk on vitamin D metabolism in genetic hypophospatemic mice" and' T S Teo of the University of California received one for insulin- adrenaline interactions on muscle metabolism Canadian institutions receiving grants included the universities oi British Columbia Alberta, Saskatchewan. Manitoba. Toronto. York in Toronto Western Ontario in London, Brock in St Catharines, McGill in Montreal, the University of Montreal. LaVal in Quebec CiU and Memorial in Newfoundland. Diamond anniversary Mr. and Mrs. William Charles Smith Jr. of card- ston were honored on the occasion of their 65th wedding anniversary with a family reception held Sunday. The couple moved to the Mountian View area from Utah, later moving to Hill Spring and have been long-time residents of Cardston Mr. and Mrs. Smith have been active in community affairs and have 11 children, many of whom travelled from the United States to be with them for the anniversary. They are Hugh of Los Angeles; Sloan of Victorville, Calif; Harold and Paul of L.A. Ruth Gifford of Calif. Keith of Cody Wyoming: Richard of Hill Spring; John of Raymond and Margaret Woolford of Cardston. One son, Wallace, is deceased- The couple has 30 grand- children and 25 great-grandchildren. LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE 1234-3rd Ave. N. Regular Wednesday Night p.m. 25 GAMES-DOUBLE MONEY EXTRAS This wnk's Jukpol S155 in 56 Numbers 5 cards Si ante pay double Door Prize Lethbridge Fish Game Assoc. BINGO Wednesday at 8 p.m. Jackpot in 55 Numbers. 3 8th 10th in 7 COLO CARDS PAT DOUBLE FREE CARDS EAGLES HALL 13th ST. N. FREE GAMES No Children Under S6 LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY at 8 p.m. JACKPOT Blackout in 53 Numbers or Less number pf until won) GAME ISO JACKPOT Sth GAME S25