Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Wednoirfoy, 8, 1972 THE tETHBRIDOE HERAID 17 MAHGARET HUSTON TNR Jf- M3T PRIME MINISTER'S HOUSt NEW DELHI February 15, 1972 Dear Mrs. Ruston, I have your letter of the 10th December, 1971. It does sometimes happen that there Is an affinity between people even thov.gh they may live far apart. May woinen have a special feeling for another woman's achievement. Who docs not pray for peace whether for oneself or for onn's country? But no life can be entirelv peaceful. Everyone has problems and sorrows big or small. That is why I like the prayer written by one of our great poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore: Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing I have two sons, now grown up. One is married and there are two delightful grand- children aged 1% years and 1 month. With good wishes, Yours sincerely, EN LETHBRIDGE (Plus free regular size) KING SIZE (Indira Gai IN'DIIU GAN'DII! Mrs. Margaret E. Ruston, Lethbridge, Canada. dhi) message s. Gandhi Indira Gandhi has heen on Margaret Huston's mind for a long time. "I've had a strong feeling for her for at least two or three years. I'm drawn to Mrs. Ruston said. "That must be the reason why I wrote to her, but I'll prob- ably never know for sure." Men can suffer discrimination. TORONTO The Busi- ness ami Professional Women's Clubs of Ontario has asked the provincial cabinet to make jury duty compulsory for women as it now is for men. In a brief, the clubs said they regard the present law cover- ing Jury duty unfair and dis- criminatory against men. Men are being discriminated against because they have to serve on juries unless they can give a good reason for not doing so, while women Eire under no such compulsion, the brief said. The law also invites women to shirk jury duty because (he pay is low, and "our organiza- tion finds no sound basis for requiring male jurors only to suffer this The brief added (hat Ontario is missing out on half the num- ber of potential jurors. ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT1 ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS SELL-OFF SALE SEE OUR AD PAGE I love that she said, explaining why she felt compelled to write to the Prime Minister of India. I had to sit down and write to her. I just wished God would bless her and all her people, and that things would soon be restored to normal" in India, she said. "I didn't know how to address the she said, "so spoke to Deane Gundlock. He gave me the address and told me how to address her. If it hadn't been for him, I don't think I could have got it away." Mrs. Ruston was delighted to receive a personal answer from Mrs. Gandhi, and said she looks on it as one of her most treas- ured possessions. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "Do they come with THREE The homemaker ELIZABETH BAKTMAN Tlie Assodati on of Canada is your effective voice in responsible consumership. IL has a worthy record of present- ing consumers' views to the fed- eral, provincial and local gov- ernments. 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