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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 U1HBR1DGE HERAID Solurdey, Match 3, J-ctmily more than two years I fought an unrelenting and usually losing battle with the. oflice pop machine. 1 It was a particularly vi- cious piece of equipment crabby, mean-tempered, an- cient in years, and an out- and-out miser. Several times a day I'd slip in my nickels, dimes and quarters. The machine would pilp them down noisily, then sit back with a smug smirk on its silly face, refusing to give up its hottles. I pounded, kicked asid cuss- ed with absolutely no effect. Defeated, I'd go get one of the men, explain the situation and lead him back to the ma- chine. He'd open the little glass dear, tug on a bottle, and al- most invariably the machine would give up its goodies without a murmur. With a condescending smile at my stupidity, the feller would walk off and the ma- chine would then dissolve into grunts, creaks and groans that I know perfectly well were gusts of hilarious laugh- ter. A few months ago the ma- chine, heady with success, got too smart for its own good and tried out a few of its tricks on the menfolk. Shortly thereafter it was banished to the nether regions in disgrace. A slick new model took it. place a tall, slender, ele- gant swinger who turned out to be pretty free with his fa- vors, dispensing pop right and left at the drop of a couple of dimes. family life by MAUREEN JAMIESON After my trouble with the first machine, I basked in the unshine of No. 2's generos- ty. We quickly became good r lends, I got my daily !ose o! five or six bottles of with my own two clumsy lands. Everything was coming up oTes, My disposition improved in leaps and bounds, I forgot my vocabulary of cuss words (al- and the bruises faded rom my toes and fists. Naturally it was too good to List. The blow fell last Saturday, when I sashayed over to the machine to take ,on my first load for the day. I slipped my money in ttie slot, reached for my and had my coins tossed scornfully back in my face. A passing male took pity on me and put in a quarter. I ailed for it to come back so I could say nyaa-I-iold-you sn but nothing happened. The guy then placed his hand Oil the bottle, gave a gentle tug and out came the pop, easy as you please. Almost every time I've gone to that rotten machine this week I have been given the same frigid treatment. Overnight, that miserable bucket of bolts has turned from a delightfully ob- liging friend into a fanatical nisle chauvinist pig, and the terrible tiling about it is f shall probably never know why! F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HALL 61 h Ave. A and 13lh St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. S Catds for 1.00 or ZSf tech Three 7 Number Gomel JACKPOT DOOR PRIZE Gold cardi pay double money Children under 16 not otlowil Executive elected bv PWP members Oscar Odney was recently named chairman of Parents Without Partners, with Mar- garet Doyle elected as secre- tary-treasurer. Othjr officers on the execu- tive include Hita Sheilds, Chris- tine Braat and Corrine Hamil- ton, public relations; Louinne Pahl, Penny Donald- son, Kdna Brown and Bob Copp, activities; Garth Leigh- ton and Clcss Woolford, trans- portation and membership; Donna Hein, Mary Kosowich, Ruby Cook and Jean Neilson, phoning; and Deana Nicholas and Ruth Clarke, lunch, The organization is meant to rovide a social outlet for all ngle-patent families, whether id owed, unmarried, separated r divorced. Regular meetings are held very second Friday of the lonth In Ihe Immanuel Lulh- ran Church, with various leakers in attendance and dis- Ufision periods. Problems encountered by sin jlc parent families and pos- iu'e solutions are shared In the middle of the alley? BILL GHOENEN photo Early morning drivers in the city who haven'l had a chance to wake up may be a litlle startled by the sudden appearance of a stop sign in the back alley. This one is probably intended to give kids a break from dodging cars en their way to Ihe playground, bul can make you feel silly to a stop in Ihe middle of the night to watch for pedestrians. Gallery celebrates EDMONTON (CP) The Ed- monton Ait Gallery, founded in 1923, will commemorate its 50th birthday in 1973 with an exhibi- tion tracing the history- of art in Alberla. The show begins with Paul Kane, the first artist to paint Alberta scenes, and con- tinues to the present. The Mth anniversary exhibition will rim from April 5 to May 10. SHOPPERS AID TOKYO (AP) The govern ment and a consumer group nil sponsor a housewives' hot line to give callers the locations of bargain sales. Brain last citadel of freedom CASH BINGO TONIGHT, O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HALL A S100 Blackout Bingo played for till won every Saturday alui Jackpots JACKPOTS NOW AND S Cards far or 25c each (Located Next to No. 1 Firehaib WASHINGTON Ultimately man's brain is his last citadel if freedom and individuality, Jut even this is now under di- rect assault, according to cri- ics of something called psycho- surgery. The word is usually defined :o mean surgery on the brain for the purpose of modifying hu- behavior, or electrical stimulation of parts of the brain 'or the .same purpose. Such op- erations have both defenders and critics. Representatives of each side spoke recently a symposium held at the Nation- al Institutes of Health in Beth- esda, Md. An audience of several hun- dred heard psychosurgery de- nounced as achieving a partial dcalh of the patient; and de- fended as ,1 means o[ returning to managable behavior some patients who have been v.ildly self-destructive and totally be- yond cure through psychiatry or use of drugs. The symposium was organ- ized by employees of I he NIH and Hie National Institute of Mental Health who are con- erned over a proposal to ap- ropriate one million dollars in he federal budget for 1073 for esearch on diagnosis and treat- lent of behavior disorders hat includes psychosurgery. "A number of employees at he National Institutes of Health lave severe reservations over he use and abuse of neurosur- iical techniques in the modifi- cation of said Dr. moderator of the discussion. CURRIE'S FINE FOODS OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK A.M. TO P.M. 1516 9lh Ave- s- BETWEEN THE TWO HOSPITALS ADVANCED DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE FOUR 2-HOUR LECTURES wild GROUP DISCUSSION ON THE TECHNIQUES Of DEFENSIVE DRIVING Plus AN IN-CAR DRIVER EVALUATION Totol Cosf, Only Course Commences Wed., Mar. 14 7 p.m. Clip and mail coupon 10 the A.M.A, lelhbridge Safety Education Dept. ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION ADVANCED DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSt Please enroll me in your Mcrch Mlh Advanced Defensive Driving Course NAME ADDRESS human George Ellsworth, He said many scientists ques- tioned the scientific basis for the procedures and were con- cerned over the "likelihood that fbpy are employed principally on the traditionally powerless segment of our society name- ly w o m e n, children and Blacks. Dr. Peter R. Breggin, a psy- chiatrist of the Washington School of Psychiatry, said psy- Advisory approved A laiidlord-lenant information centre has been approved by city council. Approval has also been granted for board and staff members, according to Bob Bartlett, community services director, and board recommen- dations will be submitted to council on Monday. The new group, op- erated by the city community sen-ices department, me- diate in disputes arising be- tween landlords and tenants and investigate complaints re- garding rental accommodation. Information concern i.n g ren- tal rights and practices will be distributed by the centre. chosurgery did make the pa- Attacks on others and unrespoi more traceable and decile, but doas so only through a gen- era lized blunting action achiev- ed by what he termed mutila- tion of parts of the brain. He described denth of the individual. partial rive lo nss'chiatric and psycho logical treatment. He said surgery can also b useful in brain damaged chi dren and adolescents exhibitin that kind of behavior in orde i to allow Iheir developing brain Speak'nP in favor of the sur- to mature with ns normal r gcry for extreme behavioral dis- orders, Dr. 0. J. Andy, chair- man of the deoartmenl of neur- osurgery at the University of Mississippi, Jackson, said this was only done on persons for whom all other forms of treat- ment are clearly hopeless; and then only done with consent of patient and family. He described the typical pa- tient as erratic, hyperactive, uncontrollably X'iolent, given to OSCAK ODNEY chairman among the members, as well as plans made for joint activi- ties for the children and par- ents. Persons interested in further information may call 327-8705. L-alunaa The regular meeting of Ihe iiirmony Ladies' Auxiliary will b2 held Monday at 8 p.m. in the IOOF Hall. The Whirl-A-Ways will square action to the environment as possible. Dr. Paul D. Maclean o{ th NIMH, inetrnationally known for brain research in animals, said he believed Ihe medicnl profession would call an end lo psychosurgery. He emphasized however that he was not in- cluding in Ihe definilion of psy- chosurgery operations for ob- vious brain damage as is some- times Ihe case in epilepsy. Alternatives examined at Birth Control Centre THE BETTER HALF By Barnes People nov.' visit the Birth Control Centre "for specific in- formation about specific prob- according to counsellor definite pur- pose in she said, v.hcreas when the clmic first oppened, many visitors were motivated by general curiosity. 'Most contraceptive devices Ciaranne Bush. "They have ing marriage if possible, or con- tinuing the pregnapcy hi the single stale and either keeping the baby or sun-ending it for adoption. "The girl herself makes the Miss Bush stressed. are not advocating one type of contraception or abor- lion. 1 "The larger proportion and round dance Monday at p.m. in St. Augustine's parish hall. All square dancers welcome. are asked to please bring a box luncli. 4 tt The history department of the Msthesls Club will meet Tues- day at p.m. at Ihe home of Mrs. E Button. The Women of the Moose No. 323 will hold the regular meet- ing Tuesday at B p.m. Hostess- es will be Alice Wickend and Lorraine Christie. Ritual prac- tise at 7 p.m. Members arc asked to attend. St. Patrick's CWL will hold a regular monthly meeting Wed- nesday at 8 p.m. hi the rectory meeting room. There will be a program and film following a meeting. Tiie regular mealing of Lau- icl Chapter No. 43, OES, will bn held Monday at 8 p.m. in the Masonic Halt. The LCC Faculty Wives As- sociation will hold a meetinj Monday at 8 p.m. at trie home cf Marie Hoffman, 1804 7th Aye. S. A demonstration of creative decorating will be featured. Southminster square dance refers him back to thg clinic. "We gel a lot of medical re- ferrals. Doctors seed pjople to IB for counselling'" she said. "In all our services we dis- cuss alternatives. Regarding birth control, ask if they're having enough sexual inler- course to merit the use of the pill or the intrauterine device. "Same thing with unwanted pregnancies. Lots of people tend to think we just think of but alternatives are always discussed, inclitd- cu Artex. Music by Rob- sie Budd. Reservations should as in by Thursday; cancella- tions cEssnLial. Those interest- ed are asked to call Anne Hie- bert, 327-7314. Milk River Belles 'n Beaux square dance club will Hold the regular dance Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Elks' hall. All square dancers welcome. Women are asked to bring a box lunch. The Parent Association for the Project for Children with Learning and Language Devel- opment Problems will hold its igular meeting Monday at 8 m. in the General Stewart cliobl. L. Cordukes will speak activities that parents can o at home with their children. II persons welcome to attend. The Galbraith home and chool will hold an annual tea nd bake sale Wednesday from :30 to 4 p.m. in the school uditorium. There will be room isitation. Everyone welcome. McKillop UCW units will neet as follows: Filmer will; Mrs. P. Dodds, 154 Lakeland Crescent, Mon- day at 8 p.m.; Hetlenstrom unit: Mrs. W. "What is there about midnight that puts magic into HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effect! CALL 328-2860 FOX PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 AVE. S. COMPLETE REBUILT AUTOMATIC WASHERS DRYERS AS WELL AS SPIN WASHERS 90 DAY GUARANTEE FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-6884 WE Will ALSO BUY ANY RCA, INGLIS OR WHIRLPOOL AUTOMATIC WASHERS OR GAS DRYERS IN NEED OF REPAIR FOR REBUILDING Sick wlicli sentenced NIAGARA FALLS, (CP) A former Niagara Foils won-an charged with witchcraft seven years ago pleaded gui'ty to the charge in court recently Mid v.-as given a suspended ten ten ce. Barbara Butch was also given a conditional discharge providing restitution was made to a Niagara Falls man who paid her money to relieve Mm and of an undisclosed curse. Mrs. Butch, 59. was charged by police Jan. 7, 1966, but left the country to live with a son in Pennsylva- nia before her case came to trial. Assistant Crown Attorney floss Lundy said a man and his wife who answered a newspaper advertisement placed by Mrs. Butch were told by her that it wmild take to take away the curse. The man was unahle to raise the total amount but later returned with and M in dimes. Mrs, Butch pnt the SMO on a laWe aral saul il would have to lx> destroyed in a cemetery. The man was told to lake the dimes and buy a sweepstake ticket. Most men who visit the clinic ask for information on tlie symptoms of venereal disesse and where to go for treatment although "a few oMer men come for contraceptives for Iheir wives because the wives won't come in." Ar.other service provided by the clinic is a workshop on sexuality. One six-week course is almost finished, and Ihe next is due to commence in t w o v.r.eks. Participants are divid- er! into two separate groups, i with high school students in I one. and college and luiiver- i sity students and young work- in? people in the other. The discussion-type workshop j commences with anatomy and physiology and progresses to Hie cmiiicnal aspscts of sexu- ality acd ths roles which so- ciety has assigned to the m2le and female. information on the Birth Control Cenlre, 542 7th SI. S., is available al learners' group will dance Mon day at 8 p.m. in Sou'lhminster hail. Women are asked ti please bring a pie. The Ladies' Auxiliary to the Army, Navy and Air Fore Veterans' Unit No. 58, will hok a monthly executive meetin Wednesday at 7 p.m. in th clubrooms. Executives are re mir.ded of the change of tim foi' this mseiing only. i ff The Minus One Club will ho! an impoiiant business meetin Monday at 8 p.m. in Southniin ster church hall. ft The Alberta Horn Economics Association w i meet Tuesday at 8 p.m. at th home of Margaret Wilson, 0 17th St. S. Mr. Elaine Thacke will speak on legal issues -in- volving families. Lelhbridgo Christian Busi- ness and Professional Wcmen will hold a dinner meeting Monday, March 12 at p.m. ai Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant. Mrs. Margaret Sthiton of Calgary will ba fea- ture speaker. Mrs. Pearl Thompson will present a pro- lice, 810 Mayor Magrath Drive, Tuesday, at 2 p.m.; Liska unit: Mrs. A. Unrau, 1707 23rd St. S., Thursday at 3 .m.; Robin unil: Mrs. R. Goodall, 320J 28th SI. S., Wednesday at Boker unit: Church hall, 2329 15th Ave. S., Wednesday at 2 p.m. n BAKER'S FABRIC CENTRE "A MEASURE FOR QUAL11Y BY THE YARD" Specializing in Fabrics, Drapery, and Sewing Needs Centre Village Malt Phone 338-4536 I LEGAL SECRETARY Required for LAW FIRM IN THE CITY OF MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA Apply lo Box 16, Leilibridge Herald. LAUNDER PARKS1DE COIN-OP LAUNDRY DRY CLEAN 2634 SOUTH PARK51DE DRIVE 12 INGLIS WASHERS PLUS 25-LB. WASHER 6 INGLIS DRYERS QUALITY DRY CLEANING BY THE LOAD PHONE 3270811 ;