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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta fooiday, 16, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Physicians Accept Pill With Caution JASPER, Alia. (CP) Tlic Society of Obstetricians and Gy naecologisls of Canada ai nounccd Saturday it endorse oral contraceptives as a mean of birth control. A statement released at tli society's annual convention sai' the benefits cf taking the pi] make any associated risks mini mal and "therefore accept able." But the statement said physi cians must be aware of advcrs effects the pill can produce ii some persons. They must care- fully assess physical condition of patients before and regularly during use. "Oral contraceptives, in com mon with almost all mcdica tions, may produce serious ad verse reaction in a small per centage of users." the slate ment said. "Some evidence exists tha the most important one is tin production of thrcinbo-emboli disease, especially in thosi women already predisposed bj previous similar occurences or by other circulatory abnormal! ties, such as severe varicosities or hypertension." The statement said prcsen' evidence is incomplete but i suggests there may be a link between these risks and specific amounts of hormones in certain pills. Delegates approved a recom mendation that opinions be so- licited from members for use when governments consider abortion law changes! The society's committee on therapeutic abortion said found the I9G9 amendment to the Crimdnal Code of Canada on therapeutic abortions reasona bly satisfactory. But there hat been inequities in implementing the law because of differing re- gional interpretations of the act, Family Reunion MONCTON1, N.B. (CP) Sev- enty-five members of the Steeves family from Moncton and New Brunswick's Albert County are scheduled to leave by train tonight for Steveston B.C., to attend a family reunion Steveston, a part of Greater Vancouver, was founded about the time of Confederation by Manoah Steeves of Bridgcdalc, N.B. Joining the reunion next weekend will be Steeves de- scendants from Truro, N.S., Hothesay, N.B., Newcastle, N.B., Boston and Dearborn, Mich. Gifts from the eastern group will include some soil from the former garden of Manoah Steeves. AWARD WINNER The Women's Division of the Ca- nadian National Exhibition has awarded the provincial trophy for the mural com- petition to Lanette of Lethbridge. Miss Czember is a Grade 4 student at Agnes Davidson School. Her four by five foot mural entitled Your Future as a Canadian will be on display this summer at the CNE. Remove stains A paste of Cow Brand Soda removes stubborn coflec, lea, egg and other stains from plastic and china dishware. Just rub and rinse. Keeps youraysta! sparkling loo! COW BRAND BAKING sooA XJ COMPLEX BOW Dorothy tidstone, world champion woman archer holds her five- foot, five-inch glass fibre bow, custom fitted with a Brazilian rosewood grip. Cylind- rical rods jutting forward are torque stabilizers whose springs absorb shock and send the arrow on a straighter course. The "kissing button" at the lip tells if the bowstring is lined up correctly._____________________________ Possible Link Indicated Between FaL Breast Cancer By KARIN MOSER MONTREAL (CP) in- ernational survey of women on 1 high-fat diet and experiments vith laboratory female rats in- dicate a link between dietary at and the occurrence of breast ancer, says a biochemist from Condon, Ont. Dr. Kenneth Carrull, affiliated vith the University of Western Ontario, said in an interview lere tests conducted on thou- sands of female rats during the ast five years, in which they were given high-fat diets, howed an increase in mam- mary tumor incidence. "We also checked into the his- ory of women around the world and found that those who con- umed high-fat diets seemed to lave a higher incidence of ireast cancer. "Canada was one of the ooun- ries leading in the number of ireast cancers while Denmark .nd The Netherlands too were ugh. "Japan was at bottom of the scale with a low incidence of mammary cancer ar-d a cor- responding low-fat diet." HAS THEOHY Dr. Carroll has a theory that "if we change the high-fat diets Band Members Frank Hcsek, conductor of the Kiwanis Band has extended a special invitation for all ex- perienced band players to play with Ins band duruig the sum- mer. Some instruments and all uni- forms will be provided. Practices are Friday, 6 to p.m. and Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. Anyone wishing to play just for the Lethbridge Exhibition is also invited to attend the last few practices before fair week iin July. considerably and study the re- sults it may be well worth the investigation." "Many women do a lot of cooking with corn oil, eat lots of butter, eggs, cheeses and other high-fat content foods. "Our tests with rats show that these fatty deposits tend to ac- cumulate in the fatty tissues of the breast." In the case of the rats, they had been treated to a cancer-in- ducing compound prior to get- ting high fat diets, suggesting the effect was related to promo- tion rather than initiation of the carcinogenic process. Dr. Carroll says there are two distinct stages for breast can- cer. "The first involves changes in the cells which can lead to a cancer formation and the sec- ond is the 'turning on' of the malignancy. "Fatty diets may turn it on in women who have gone through the first stage." Ann Land ers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I married late (29) and was a successful career girl at the time. My husband wanted a fam- ily immediately. I did not. I secretly used contraceptives, pre- tending to want a child as much as he did. When he accideritly learned of my deception, I decided to make an honest attempt to have a baby in order to save our marriage. My rotten luck was with'me. I became pregnant imme- diately. My husband was overjoyed. I had a terrible nine months and a horrible delivery. Gregory was a breach birth and colicky for the first week. We didn't know what a good night's sleep was for ten months. Gregory is now seven years old and has given us1 nothing but aggravation. He is allergic to everything and I can't handle him. Neither can his teacher. She told me that in 20 years in education she has never seen a more difficult child. He is dis- obedient, stubborn, incorrigible and a disruptive influence wher- ever he goes. She suggested counselling. My husband, who professed to want this child so much, is never home. His work takes him out of town from Monday through Friday. He says the boy is a mess because I'm a poor disciplinarian. He wants to send Gregory to a military school to "straighten him out." We finally found a school that till take Mm. What do you Out. DEAR WORN: I could write a book on what's wrong with your on your you need a quick answer. The boy needs counselling, not military school. And you need counselling, too. A child whose mother regarded his conception as "rotten luck" was in trouble the moment he was born. DEAR ANN LANDERS: Is it too much to ask a son who makes a fine living to pick up the phone and call his mother twice a month? On Sunday it would cost him one dollar. The last time we spoke I placed the call. He said he would call me That was three weeks ago. Why are children so selfish and thoughtless? I'm dying to hear his voice. Shall I call him? Monday DEAR BLUE: Children don't get selfish' and thoughtless overnight. Most of them were indulged or ignored when they were younger. My advice is to leave your son alone. You can't change him. Maybe when his children give him the chill he'll remember to pick up a phone and call you. Dr. F. H. Mew-burn QBE Chapter, IODE will hold its an- nual coffee party and bake sale at the Pommica'n Club rooms, corner 9lh St. and 5th Ave. S., Saturday from to a.m. The Pensioners and Senior Citizens. Chinook Branch, will meet Wednesday at p.m. in the Family Y. Resolutions for the provincial convention will come before this meeting. Tickets for the bus trip to Cal- gary on Friday must be pur- chased at this meeting. Bingo, lunch to follow meeting. Trans- portation as usual. For further information phone 327-3264 or 327-4625. A good attendance is requested. All members and friends welcome. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes V- "I'm writing a book on how to be. vibrant and energetic.. .Would you pick up that paper for me, yuu pit-K. LETHERIDGE RSH GAME ASSN. WEDNESDAY DIAItftft DlNliU IN THE NEW EAGLES HALL BLACKOUT 55 NUMBERS-FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8lh and 12tTi) in 7 Numbers BINGO W LADIES' AUXILIARY CANADIAN LEGION at 8 p-m- Concjjiioned Memorial Hall '4th Garni _ 17th Game 8th Game in 7 Numbers if 4th Game Not Won 12th Game Extra Cards 25c Lucky Draw lit Game Blackout Door Prize Standard Games Doubled if Won in 7 Numbers in first 12 games TICKET GIVEN TO WINNERS OF All GAMES Calendar oLocal Jva New Jog Time The YWCA Jog and Swim Club will meet at 7 p.m. for jogging and to for swimming. Members are asked to note that these times are half an hour lat er than previously scheduled due to other pool commitments. Nor Alon Family Group meets tonight at 8 at 418 13th St. N. 1 9 Christian Science testimony meeting will be held Wednes- day at p.m. in lire church auditorium, 1203 4th Ave. S. All are welcome. Quebec Pavilion Wedding Scene OSAKA (CP) They turned off one of the water- falls for (he Quebec pavilion's first wedding at Expo '70 and substituted a cascade con- fetti as a pavilion guide mar- ried a charm school teacher from Montreal. A Roman Catholic service, conducted by Father Jacques Latreille of Kyoto, brought to- gether guide Pierre Desy, 24, and Louise Brisebois, 21. It followed a Japanese-style Shinto ceremony at one of the Japanese pavilions. Pierre has been here since before the world fair opened March 15; Louise flew to Osaka in early April. BINGO RAINBOW HALL 1401 5th Avenue N. TUESDAY, JUNE 16th at 8 p.m. 1st Jockpot 53 Nos.i 2nd Jackpot 5S_ Noi. Free Cards-Cards and Games, 25c per Card, 5 Cards 3 Free Games Door Prize No Children Under 16 Years of Sponsored By A.U.U.C. 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