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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 _ THE IE1HBRIDOE HERAID Tuesday, June 27, 1972 Health needs best served by expanding role of nurse EDMONTON (CP) E. Louise Miner of Saskatoon, re- tiring president of the Ca- nadian Nurses Association, said that the health needs of Cana- dians can be served more ef- fectively and economically by expanding the roles of nurses. She told the CNA annual convention nurses could be utilized more in primary care for ambulatory patients, con- valescent care and long-term patients, preventive health and specialized care. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBR1DGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. Nursing graduates with degrees are not filling roles up to their potential, she said. And other medical professions also have not moved as far in com- munily health and education in preventive medicine as has the nursing profession. Miss Miner, director of. the public health nursing division of the Saskatchewan Health Department, said the medical professions must be warv of creating a society of hypo- chondriacs. "As move to more so- phisticated co-ordinated health programs, I believe we must do all we can to avoid promoting a society of she said. "I am sure we are headed for disaster if we don't make every possible effort to rec- ognize and strengthen an in- dividual's ability to maintain Turn your backon unwanted noise. Zenith's new Directional Hearing Aid. Zenith's smallest behind-the-ear t_______________ hearing aid, the gives you "directional" hearing. And, if you find that much of the sound coming from around you is really irritating back- ground noise, this aid may be just right for you. The new microphone in the Westwood "D" tunes down distracting noise from the side and rear, letting you concentrate on the sound you want to hear. Come in for a free demonstration. The Quality goes in before the name goes en. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. 715 Paramount Theatre Eldg. Phone 328-4080 ood heallh for himself and for s community." Miss Miner said the medica' rofession is guilty of ignoring le obvious, the practical anc te simp.Ie elements of health promoting the "golden ed" concept of remedial mcd cine. "Family-centred care, unti ecently considered of concern o only the nurse working in IB community, should concern us all. We must learn to collateral elter with families and will heir individual members am D be more aware of th ynamic creative and recrea ive process of family life." Miss Miner, in an intervie' luring opening sessions of th ive-day convention, said th jublic may soon be going t lurses for primary he alt leeds rather than doctors. Nurses were becoming mor nvolved .wilh primary medica care. !'The public health nurse has :een doing many of thes .hings, such as primary (met ;cal) assessment of !or years. It's not new to us She said she lias always saj Ihe public health nurse is general practitioner a no medical practitioner, but health general practitioner. Daylight saving tor adults'1 Mrs. Louis Aleszoly of Ed- laler screen-times brought on monlon, mother of a three-year- old boy, says daylight time is nice for adults, it's impos- sible to kids to bed on time.1' "My son goes to bed later and later every and keeps asking, 'it's still so nice out, why do I h a v e to go to I've run out of answers. "It I were to do it over again, I'd vote against DST." Mrs. Meszoly said another drawback is tliat "the af- ternoon seems to be so hot around suppcrtime. I don't like it." Mrs. Janet Wliarton says she has problems getting her six, four and two-year-old children tc> go to sleep, "hut the advant- ages out weigh the disadvant- ages." "I'm alt for it. The fact that the children con play out that much longer helps. It's good for them. And there's no great dif- ference in the time they get up." One couple with a Siamese cat prefers daylight time. The animal insists on being let out to play with the first ray of light. With the cat out, the cou- ple gets an extra hour of sleep. A1 attendance figures have changed, drive-in theatre managers have accepted the by the switch. "We're not against It any- says a gate attendant at the St. Albert Drive-in Theatre. "There lias been a ditfereneo in attendance the first week was rather odd, but it's Im- proved since then." Weekend turnouts are good, though weekday crowds are down. calendar of local nappeninqi Tlie Past Matrons ul Maple Leaf Chapter No. 7, OES, will hold a potluck luncheon on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the home of Sirs. T. Morris, 2618 6th Ave. S. Christian S c i ence testimony meeting will be held Wednes- day at p.m. in the church auditorium, 1203 4th Ave. S. Everyone welcome. The Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in (he Civic Sports Centre, Gym 2. Entertainment, lunch and bingo. II IH( III WINNIE WINNER Designer John Anthony mokes an adjustment to suit worn by model Tania in New York recently. Anthony won Ihe clothing industry's 1972 Coly Award (the for "his leadership in the revival of tailored SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL lots of mending to do? A wedding soon? A yen to be creative? Rent and Sew wilh a gorgeous KENMORE ZIG ZAG from Telephone 328-923] Or Drop In At Simpsons-Sears, Centre Village Mall For Complete Details Many heartaches SIMPSONS-SEARS Presents the SOFT SCENT of SUMMER in BLUE GRASS 2 OZ. PERFUME MIST. With bonus purse atomizer.............. A'A OZ. DUSTING POWDER. With bonus 1 oz. foaming bath oil 2 OZ. PERFUME MIST. With bonus 2 oz, puff puff dusting powder 4 OZ. FLOWER MIST. With bonus atomizer................... 3.75 Quality Cos'ts No More at Simpsons-Sears STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. lo p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. Cenlre Village. Telephone 326-9231 SEATTLE (AP) .They're ot in the telephone book, and ou won't find them on any- ne's list of clubs. But they do have a 10 Gay Mothers' Union and heir loosely-knit orgarjzation is ne that provides comlort and Tiulual understanding for les- jian women trying to live life is they feel they must while iiising children as normally as hey can. Their world is a constrained one in which they must con- duct themselves cautiously. "Our rights are really re- stricted as said Ann. We feel like parents but we can't act it outside." The cause of caution is the fear that society can lake their children from them conse- quence that one is lighting right now. Ann and Beth, both In their mid 30s, live together trying to raise a combined family of five children from previous mar riages. Beth is under investiga lion by social agencies as a po- tentially unfit mother of th children she bore. "It's a terrible, paranoid way to she says. To ride out the insecurit; they have the Gay Mothers Union, where they can shar common problems and see solutions with women lik themselves. Since the first o the year the 10 to 20 women in volved have met weekly to tall over their concerns. "It's not so much a matter of having faith in the world as it is having faith in each oth- Ann said. "Beth and I fig- ure we can liandle most any- thing that happens, but we do live in fear of losing the kids." I It happened to Ellen and Carol, women in their 20s who live together with Ellen's small daughter. They were taken from their home at 4 a.m. by police and the little girl was turned over to a juvenile offi- cer alter a neighbor complain- ed about the women's relation- ship. "Finally I got custody, hut with the stipulation that Carol move out and I get nine months counselling with a social work- er to cure Ellen said. If Iheir lives musl be lived with prudence in public, how- ever, the lesbian mothers say Iheir home life with children is one of great freedom and af- fection. 'This time child raising is said Donna, a wom- an in her 40s with grown chil- dren, flow starting again as a second mother to her love's child. "The atmosphere at home is very free and loving and our little girl is affectionate and se- she said. "We oil think we're good mothers, much better mothers than when we were said Ann. "And we aren't rais- ing our kids to be gay." "But all lesbian mothers are raising Iheir children to be free, giving them a chance to grow up with Ellen said. "But my main hope is society will change enough LETHBRIDGE FISH Q WEDNESDAY GAME ASSOC. DI IH AT 8 P.M IN THE EAGLES HAIL 13lh St. N. JACKPOT 56 NUMBERS FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and IN 7 NUMBERS NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 y then lo accept whatever she They also bope that, with the ight combination of frankness nd affection from their moth- rs, (lie children can under- land and accept their lesbian elationship now. "It'll be easier wilh Ihe litlle mcs who haven't grown up with lie prejudices of the Beth said. "My oldest knows he diclionary meaning of the vprd lesbian, but she has our :xplanatiou too." "The kids haven't put a label m o u r she said. 'They just don't think of us as esbians but they know we love each other. The other day one if them said, 'you guys arc just ike sisters.1 HELP US TO HELP OTHERSI The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, toys, Household Effect! CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 lit AVE. S. LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 8 p.m. JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 54 NUMBERS OR LESS (Increasing number per weik until won) 1st GAME ?50 JACKPOT 5th GAME (X) 10th GAME JACKPOT IN 49 NUMBERS FREE BUS SERVICE HOME AFTER BINGO MEMORIAL HAIL PUBLIC MEMBERS AMD GUESTS NORMANDY LOUNGE Children under 14 not allowed Sponsored by Ladiei Auxiliary tt Canadian Lefjwi MflfflU WORLD OF SHOES ANNI iiiiiit WOMEN'S While Blue Red. with cork or urethegue soles. Reg. to NOW White, Red, Black, Blue. NOW PAIR DRESS SHOES 19.99 ODDS ENDS OKEN LINES 9.99 OF BROKEN LINES BALANCE OF WOMEN'S FASHION BOOTS 20 OFF BALANCE OF REGULAR STOCK HANDBAGS WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th STREET PHONE ;