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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta PrUov. Month 197J THt IE7HBSIDO! HERAID S3 Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: Please, oh please-lead us out of of ignorance. What is a ifcttwtart hand- shake? Several Methodists in Windom, Minnesota, who need to know.-Two Swedes and a Norwegian DFAH FRIENDS- A Methodist handshake is a churchy, strictly-business, parting gesture. And please don't accuse me of being anti-Methodist. I learned Ihe expression from the Methodists at Morningside College. DEAR ANN LANDERS: I was engaged to an oddball and he sort of broke the engagement, I kept the ring, which is a HutKul sohtmre. I now have a new boyfriend who U to buy me an engagement ring. I don't see why he shou d put out a lot of money since I already have a I'd like o sell this ring to mv new boyfriend and tell my ex-fiance that I soW his ring and give him the money. This way the boy fnend could buy me a lovely ring at a good price and the ex-fiance would get part of his money back. What do you think? -Waiting in Council Bluffs DEAR WAITING: You say your ex fiance sort ol broke la' belongs ,rokc the engagement. It this is true the nng, according to aw is yours If YOU sort of broke Ilia engagement the ring Belongs to him in which cr.se you have no right to sell Please send inquiries and request to Landers Reader- mail Department. Chicago Sun Times-Daily News, 401 North Wabash Ave., Chicago, 111. 60U11. __ LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Campus Corner By LINDA CI.ELLANI) Lcthbridge Community College All's well cm the LCC front, at least at the moment. Re- cently we concluded our annual Chinook Winter Carnival, winch' didn't turn out as well as planned because of the Chinook which cancelled the ice sculpturing contest. Otter indoor events were well attended though. The finale came with the crowning of the Queen, Debbie Chase, a first year nursing student. This weekend, Debbie 13 representing the college in Grande Prairie at their fifth an- nual College Weekend. The students of laic have become upset with what they claim is Ihe high cost and low quality of food served at the Food Services. They joined together and planned a boycott for Wednesday of carnival week. The boycott was later postponed when a representative of the Board of Governors assured the students that appropri- ate action would be taken. Student? have started planning for this summer. Many are looking lor jobs, while others are applying for Opportuni- ties for Youth grants from the federal government. They reali7e that the job situation will be tough and they want to be prepared. The college Is often confused with the image of the uni- versity. But we have a separate identity. The university unlil this year rented most of their facilities from the college. At that time it was very difficult to separate the two in- stitutions, hut identity should become much easier since the university has moved across the river. The colleges' programs are geared more for a vocational type of training. The provincial government is now running its Priority Employment Program, cvromoiuy called PEP, which is de- signed to lake people from the ranks of the unemployed and give them a small allowance while retraining them. These persons make up almost half Ihe population of the college. Whether the program will be a successful or not nobody can predict. It will depend upon the students' perseverance. PEP has done some good already though, it has taken some people off Ihe unemployment or welfare line and has given them some respect, as well as helping them to improve their situation. PEP has also Improved the government's Image, which is nice since there is an election coming up. For those who may be planning to attend the college in future you may find that your activity fee has been increased by SIC. Thii income is to go into a building fund wliich during Hie past three years has only received per person. This increase would also bring the activity fee charged in line with those of other colleges. The proposal for the increase will go before the Board of Governors on March 8. While on the topic of buildings, tba college has accumu- lated unexpended funds of over the past while, which they hope lo put toward tlw purchase of land surrounding the college. This will enable tile college room to expand at some future date. Coining up al the college is the student council election which will be held at the end of March. (The vieu's voiced ill (he above column do not necessarily concur with either llio.sc of Tlic Herald or leister's, luit are a reflection of the sliiiident's New school board program helps frustrated children WHAT, IN THIS Wright admits she isn't always good at follow. Ing instructions. She says she may or may not turn right, but there's no way she's going to strip in this kind of weather. Which is just as well. What we don't need at the in- tersection of Mayor Magrath Drive and 3rd Ave. S. is another traffic jam! -Waller Kerber Photo Lethbridge action committee aims at uniting consumers Attention Musicians! SHORT OF CASH March 1 through 7 is Con- sumer Week, says the Consum- ers Association of Canada. The association is a country-wide, member, non-profit or- ganization The Lethbridge branch of the association consists of a core of three executive members, said Mrs. Pat Ferguson, organiza- tion president. The purpose of this branch, or action committee, is to pro- woe a framework within which a limited number ol Consumer Association of Canada mem- bers, in the same or adjacent communities, may actively work together to forward the objective of the CAC. CAC objectives are to unite he strength of consumers to mprovc the standards of living n Canada; to study consumer problems and make recommen- dations for their solution; to >ring the views of consumers :o the attention of governments, trade and industry, and to pro- vide a channel from these to consumers; To obtain and provide infor- mation and counsel on consum- er goods and servie es and to conduct research and tests for better ac c-mplishme nt of ob- jects of the During Consumer Week, the Lethbridge branch is interested in receiving an honest asses- ment of CAC services which would benefit the area resi- dents in day-to-day experiences as consumers. A meeling will be hcld for this pi3rpORc on March 13 at the Bowman Art Centre, 8 p.m. in the board TO COWJ.A1V A good consumer should not neglect to Jcdge a complain! when one is due. A responsible manufacturer will not unknow- ingly produce unsatisfactory merchandise, a responsible re- tailer will not knowingly sell it. The consumer docs both the mamifacturcr and other con sinners a service when dissatis faction is made known. Adopting a constructive atti tude when registering a com plaint Is the best policy. To register an e E f ective com- plaint: if you are angry, cool off. if possible, return the goods to the retailer from whom they were purchased explain your problem per- sonally or by a pleasant letter to the manager, buyer or other in charge, not the sales clerk. Be fair and honest, exag- geration defeats itself. jf necessary, write to the manufacturer if reasonable settlement or explan ation i s not obt ained from any of these sources write to CAC keep a copy of all corres pondence. When writing alxw unsatisfactory m e r c h andise know and state clearly; the correct name of the product, the manufacturer and his address any model, serial or batch number Strip-tease in Warsaw size, quality or grade where applicable if canned or packaged, the code number from the can or jackage store where purchased, with address dale of purchase price of merchandise the nature of your corn- pi aint how you handled it so far We con help you. We now hova In iForo financing to cnabla you to make that neefliiary onrf all imporla-f purchase. Ba it an amp., guitar, cymbal, woodwind, brats, etc. Inquire about our credit arrangement and quality mcrehondim from your People" al Leiiter't. -A- COMING EVENTS Winston Churchill High School Present! THE KING AND I" Yalej Memorial Centre March 8, 9, 10, 11 Anne Campbell Singers and Teen Clefs Present KATIE JOHNSON in a vocal recital _____Sunday, March 19____ Allied Arti Council Present ALBERTA BALLET COMPANY Sunday, March 26 Tickcli Available At LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Paramount Theatre Blclg. Lethbrlcfga (with copies of correspondence if possible) Mr A R S A W (Reuter) Wanted: Attractive girls under 22 to report for a strip-tease competition at Warsaws Palace of Culture. Poles reacted with disbelief. The bold advertisement was placed in Poland's biggest news- paper, Zycie Warszawy, by the state entertainment agency Es- trada. And tlic competition was held in the Palace of Culture and personal gift from Stalin and the site of Commun- ist party congresses. "The naked said the newspaper, bad finally come out. "For many years the prob- lem of strip-tease in Poland has been concealed behind a velvet- een and fustian screen of si- lence." The advertisement, an enter- tainment landmark in post-war Poland, brought dozens of girls to the massive palace built In Soviet social-realism style and often referred to contemptously by local people as the 'wedding cake'. It also houses the Acad- emy of Science. BAR SPECTATORS Hundreds of would-be specta- tors, attracted by the advertise- ment, waited for hours in the cold on the palace steps. But they were ushered away by doormen as the girls paraded around a marble fountain in the restaurant inside, watched by selected guests. The selected guests were also By MAUREEN JAMIESON Family Editor We are just getting to the point now where we can diag- nose the educationally handi- capped, according to Ann Jobansen. Mrs. Johansen, a speech ther- apist for the school board, is or- ganizing a program for 'educa- tionally handicapped' school age and pre-school children. The program, she said, Is aimed at children with normal or above normal intelligence. II covers the ten-year-old who cannot read and the preschool er v.'ho is unable to stack clocks or put a peg in a hole. RECOGNIZE PROBLEM "The first thing is to rec- ognize behavior that is not con- sidered normal, she said "Some of these kids become 'emotionally for label, whereas they're not dis turbed. It is just frustration." Some of the children canno hear some sounds, Mrs. Johan sen explained. Others may no be able to pick an individua figure from a picture. They have their "message1 fouled up." They're not ganized in what they are sec or she said. "But it doesn't mean the hearing or vision is impaired. Other symptoms can be d rectionality, she said, when th child misjudges distances directions or the midlin problem, when he cannot rnov his arm across an invisib line running down the centre i his body. "They say ten per cent school children have the learning problems, so out of classrooms of 33 kids, there a liable to be three" who assistance, said Mrs. Johanse GUIDANCE NEEDED "A great percentage can coped with in Ihe classroo: but the teacher has lo know the problem Is, end give e proper Instruction." 'Often If these things are eked up et two or three, the ds can go into normal first she said, "and most, af- r special training, can go into normal classroom setting." At a certain level of disabil- y, she considers, "they should placed into a certain learn- g system for a year or two r three, and then put back into ie normal school system." Children with learning prob- ems get to be manipulators, aid Mrs. Johansen, "to cam- uflage their difficulties." "They know things aren't out right sometimes, and cover up." JET THEM GOING "Some of these kids are so jright, but just don't know how o Now we're learning what They have to be taught to zero in on their problem, be- come conscious of it and Van to cope with it, ehti said. "It's matter of getting toem going." "I think great many o( these can be handled In the she added. "Teaching teachers how to ob- serve, we hope, is just be- ginning." Mrs. Johansen Is In th.8 pro- cess of getting materials to- gether which will help botb teachers and parents learn to recognize the problems o! the- educationally handicapped. love is... i gently squeez- ing her hand. SirE GOT LAST ACTON, Ont. (CP) An Acton mother got (he last word n an exchange with her son who returned aiter firemen had doused a kitchen blaze. He sniffed the air and asked: 'What arc you burning for sup- per tonight, She snapped: "The kitchen, son, (ha WELL SALE int MAJOR APPLIANCE OF YOUR CHOICE (NOTHING TO BUY) DERAILS AT SMITH'S of loca WOMEN' UNWILTJNfi WINNIPEG (CP) United States hospitals are hiring hotel and restaurant managers as ad- ministrators of hospital fond services partly because "women are unwilling to accept the responsibility of an adminis- trative says Alva Gross. Winnipeg General Hospi- tals director of dietetics. Sho said dietitians "were unwilling" to take further training to equip them for administrative posi- tions. disappointed. "No piece of clo- thing fell lo the floor. There was harassment on the selection panel's faces. They ex- pected sometliing else." The g i r 1 a of Alpha Tlicta Rho No. 1, will hold a bottle' drive on Saturday. Persons wanting to make sure their empty bottles are picked up may 'call Bev at 327-1180 before 9 a.m. Saturday. Southminster Circle Square Dance Club will hold the regu- lar dance on Saturday at p.m. in Soutbininster Hall. All square dancers welcome. Wom- en are asked to please bring H bos lunch. The Lethbridge Oldtimo Dance Club will hold a dance at Assumption School, 24th St. ami 14th Ave. S., on Saturday at p.m. Music by the West- erners. Everyone welcome young and old, please bring a friend. The Board of Directors of the Lethbridge and District Old timers' Pemmican Club wil meet in the club rooms, 9th St S., on Monday at 8 p.m. This is lira first meeting of the in coming board, and all director are requested to be present The agenda will include ap- pointment of committee chair men and election of vice-pres idents. LETHBRIDGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION RUMMAGE SALE Saturday, March 4th a.m. 70S 3rd Ave. S. (next to A.E. Crosi Stucco) A rummage sale sponsored iy the Lethbridge Athletic As- ociation will be held on Satur- day at a.m. at 708 3rd Ave. S., next to A. E. Cross Studio. A dance will be held In the Jundial Community Centre on Saturday. Music by the Play- joys. Lunch and refreshments will be served. Loyal Order of Moose social and dance will be held on Sat- urday at 9 p.m. at the Moose Hall. Music by The Embers. Members and invited guests. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upiiairi) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. Proven "The Best" 13.7 eu. ft. Automatic-Da- frosting Refrigerator-Freezer big 108 !b. frozen food storage rapacity, in- cluding convenient book shelf door for packaged and canned frozen foods. Op- tional easy-rolling wheeli. Automatic Interior lighting. Magnetized door WITH TRADE IESS FOR CASH SMITH'S THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "A few of your things goto little singed before we noticed that your long winter underwear had absorbed all the wafer in the vat." CASH BINGO ST. BASH'S HAlL-Cor. 13th St. and 6th Ave, N, FRIDAY, MARCH 3rd 8 O'CLOCK 4lh and Blh Games In 7 NUMBERS-12th Game 5 CARDS FOR 51.00 OR 2Sc EACH BLACKOUT JACKPOT NUMBERS LUCKY NAME DRAW WORTH IUCKY NUMBER DRAW FORTH Person Under 16 Yean Nol Allowed SPONSORED 8Y ST. BASH'S MEN'S ClUB LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE SOCIAL and DANCE Saturday, Mar. 4, at 9 p.m. af the MOOSE HALL Music by THE EMBERS FOR MEMBERS and INVITED GUESTS. HOW SAFE ARE VIP'i? A pclitfcal refugpe suddenly breoki from iha crowd and o visiting head of slate. Could IT happen in Canada? If nearly did to Soviet Premier Kosygtn. But even before that Fncident, securily moosurej were being lightened in Canada. How effective con they be? Robert McKeown examines the problems of guarding VIPs, this Salurdoy IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEMD MAGAZINE Li RON'S HAIR STYLES Would like to announce that BARBARA (BREWER) BROWN and V1CK1 ANDERSON have joined our staff 3olh operators have over three experience and have excellent knowledge in every aspect of hair styling. AS A SPECIAL WE ARE OFFERING OUR Perm, including cut, set and perm S1 ft FOR MONTH FOR ONLY U OF "ARCH LE RON'S HAIR STYLES 524 6lh ST. S. PHONE 328-4729 ;