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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, March 9, 1974 Forthcoming marriages Mr. and Mrs. Bernard M Clark of Lethbridge are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their only daughter, Valerie Ruth, to James Roy Shields, son of Mrs. Inga Shields of Raymond. The wedding will take place on March 23 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Stake Centre. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford R. Olson of Enchant are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kathy Joy, to Charles Bruce, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Broderson of Vauxhall. The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. on April 13 in Parkview United Church, Vauxhall. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Mezei of Lethbridge are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage ot tneir daughter, Helen Annette, to Michael Allan Szoke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Szoke of High Level. The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. on March 30 at First United Church, Leth- bridge Wedding announced Mr. and Mrs. Vern Hunt of Lethbridge are pleased to announce the marriage of Lieut. Maryse Durand, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Durand of Montreal, to their son. Lieut Larry Hunt. The wedding took place on Jan. 26 in Portage la Prairie, Man Mr. and Mrs. Romie Lodermeier are pleased to announce the marriage of their second eldest daughter, Karen Liana, to Robert Frank Romano, youngest son of Mr. Joe Romano Sr. All are of Cardston. The wedding took place on March 2 in Creston. Engagements announced Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Tanner of Magrath are pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter. Mary Ann Cooper, to Ron Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Johnson of Spring Coulee. The wedding will take place on June 29 in Magrath. Mail divorce LONDON (CP) Mary Garrity, married for 23 years, made legal history in Britain by becoming the first person to obtain a divorce by mail without having to appear in court. Postal divorce applies only where neither party is contesting the case, where the couple has been married at least three years and parted for two, and where they have no children younger than 16. EVERYTHING for the BRIDE and her ATTENDANTS GOWNS HEADPIECES VEILS Including Accessories at the... BRIDAL SALON Located in the... betty shop 712-4th Ave. South Phone 328-6111 Wedding Reports Marriage and Engagement Announcements in The LetWnidge Herald All wedding reports, marriage and engagement announcements wili now be published on a special page in The Herald's Saturday edtion each week. Special requests for publication on other specific days of the week will be given con- sideration. Wedding Reports, with or without picture, will now be accepted in the following forms: Standard Wedding Report- using the information you provide on The Herald's standard wedding report form, (available at The REPORT ONLY REPORT WITH 2 COLUMN PICTURE Extended Wedding if you wish information published which would be additional to that provided on The Herald's standard report form, this will be accepted, and the entire report will then be charged at 20e per .count line. Charge for a two column picture with this write-up would be DEADLINE FOR SATURDAY PUBLICATION WILL BE 4 P.M. WEDNESDAY OF THAT WEEK FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE Phone 328-4411 Family Editor For the bride-to-be A perfect match for the garden wedding of your dreams. The bride, at left, apears in a romantic gown of organza and a puff of Swiss lace, complemented by a wide-brimmed hat. Her bridal attendant is easy and care-free in a little dress of voile set off with an appliqued print. Simplicity sets the mood of the two gowns, but it never sacrifices beauty. Minor squabbles, fender-benders clog small claims courtrooms MONTREAL (CP) Lawyers are fighting it, but people have been thronging to provincial small claims courts to settle disputes ranging from back-yard squabbles with neighbors to fender bending automobile accidents. Maurice Levasseur, assistant director of the courts, set up in 1972, says one such court in Montreal handles a case every 15 minutes and receives between 500 and 600 telephone calls a day. They all involve claims of less than There are nine small claims courtrooms on Montreal Island and 84 across the province. "We have all kinds of Mr. Levasseur said, naming accidents, damage suits, and actions to collect professional fees as typical. Similar courts exist in most of Canada, but in Quebec lawyers are barred from the small claims courtrooms unless they are litigants. SYSTEM "We are dealing with a public that doesn't know, anything about law and the Mr. Levasseur said. "We try to explain how it works and how easy it is but there are some cases we can't accept." He said one recent case involved a woman who wanted Geographers meet at university Nearly 200 geographers from Western Canada and the United States will attend the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Geographers to be held March 15 and 16 at the University of Lethbridge. A variety of topics pertaining to geography, ecology and related subjects will be discussed with presentations open to the public. Themes for the conference are western Canadian geography and geography and teaching. More details may be obtained from the U of L geography department. For candids Of Your Wedding Call. A FRIEND "IT COSTS LESS" Dill 327-6333 Ltotod hi Hw Ytfknr PagM of Your Phom Directory NOW OPEN PHOTOGRAPHY 416-1301 Street North, Lethbridge Phones 327-7449, Res. 328-3523 We are now Booking Weddings for the Spring and Summer Season Lot v> you our ConMmuofM'i Colo ALSO AorihrOTMriM, PHOTO FRAMES M SUM FAST PHOTomnsHWO 7 tn. en PASSPORT PHOTOS PHOTO RESTORATION to sue her neighbor because her freshly washed sheets became tangled and torn in her neighbor's new clothes line. The case was rejected because the woman was unable to prove the value of her destroyed sheets. In another case which has still not been settled, three train passengers sued a railway company because they were in a non smoking car and other passengers were smoking. Alleging damaged health, they brought claims of against the railway. "The judge asked CP Rail to enforce no-smoking regulations and put on special smoking cars, which was Mr. Levasseur said. "There is no judgment on the money yet.'' Statistics confirmed the popularity of the courts. DOCKETS FILLED Between Sept. 1, 1972, and Aug. 31, 1973, a total'of cases were accepted involving an average claim of Of that total, cases were settled. The average time between filing of the action and judg- ment was 43 days. "It is successful; there's no doubt about he said, "We're too busy. "Many of our customers tell us they never went to law before because it was too expensive." The Quebec Bar Association was an early opponent of the law which created the courts, and has launched a suit to have certain provisions declared unconstitutional. A spokesman for the association said it is in "complete agreement" with the principle of the court and with the attempt to speed and simplify small claims procedures. He said the association disagrees with the provisions which keep lawyers out of the small claims courtrooms. "Everywhere such courts exist people have the right to be represented by the spokesman said. "We feel it is an encroachment on that right." The law which created small claims courts allows persons to file a suit simply by filling out a form. A, clerk decides whether the case wili be accepted, but the petitioner has the right to ask a judge to review the case if it is rejected. A court date is set and both parties are required to appear if UIP defendant decides to contest the action. The judge hears and questions both parties, then renders a decision in writing. There is no appeal. Court costs are if the claim is less than and for claims between and Mr. Levasseur said the parties are usually in court for about 30 minutes. "Our only problem is a lack of he said. The delay in judgment is getting a little longer because there aren't enough workers to handle all the cases quickly. The average case now lasts about 60 days." WeeWhimsv will be SBtn Jtic omginat an lot hei ouoie Send yam cihiVJ's Quotation tt> itin paper NO GLARE; Polarized Lenses POLARIZED LENSES ;otnpleiely eliminate annoying glare from water highways and Jyeaches Anri now you can have them m your own prescription1 Drive more safely Sec more clearly Framed! in our zmgy new planers squares, ovals or octagons Order them lodav1 Ann Landers Dear Ann Landers: I am 44 and in good health, so please don't interpret this request as an urgent plea for help. I just need to know if I am thinking straight, so when the time comes for me to be buried I won't embarrass my family. I can't stand those shiny, satin-lined coffins. Embalming has always seemed primitive, if not barbaric, to me. I want a closed coffin since I've yet to see remains so attractive that they should be on display. The conventional music one hears at last rites depresses me. I want something cheerful at my funeral. And since "Amazing Grace" is a long-time favorite, I'd like someone to sing it. Instead of a eulogy exaggerating my virtues, I'd prefer a message of encouragement to the mourners. In fact, I might even write a few words myself. My mother says I am crazy. Am I? What do you think? Edith In Nebraska Dear Edith: You don't sound crazy to me. But I hope you will make sure your wishes are carried out by putting them in writing and then placing them in the hands of a lawyer. You might even select the funeral director now and see that he has a copy. Then he and the lawyer could work together in the event that your relatives decide to do things their way. Dear Ann Landers: I have a friend who is ruining her marriage and her life because of her super-devotion to her mother. B's mother is partially handicapped but she is quite self-sufficient. She can drive a car, do her own housework, shop, travel. She also has a nice, strong husband. My friend believes it is her "duty" to go to her mother's house every day, cook, do the laundry, and run errands. (It's a 30-mile round In the meantime, her own home is a mess, her family eats frozen and canned food because she has no time to cook for them. The poor girl is always rushing and she's a nervous wreck. Don't you think she could cut her martyrdom down to twice a week and still be a dutiful daughter? Her Friend Dear Friend: To begin with, this problem is not yours, and you can be sure your advice will not be appreciated. Moreover, you are looking for a rational solution tc an emotional problem. Your friend is driven by a compulsion to please her mother. This is an old hang-up from childhood which will not disappear because someone tells her to "cut down the martyrdom." What the girl needs is counselling, and her husband should insist that she get it. Dear Ann Landers: I am a psychiatrist who would like to compliment you on your superb response to "Waiting to Hear." You stated your position on homosexuality in a way that should set the record straight for all time. I was not aware that Illinois was the first state to pass legislation declaring homosexuality between consenting adults no longer a crime. I believe when you quoted the statute you omitted two important words: "in private." Many homosexuals feel that because two people consent, they can do almost anything, anywhere. I believe the public has the right to protection against outrageous conduct, whether it is heterosexual or homosexual. Will you kindly set THIS record straight? A Washington Psychiatrist Dear Wash. D.C.: You are right on all counts, and I thank you for writing. Dear Ann Landers: Why doesn't someone write about the personality changes that occur in women when they go through the menopause? I am short tempered, suspicious, insecure, and I get depressed. I was never like this before, Ann. I'm sure it has a lot to do with the change of life. Don't tell me to take hormones because I am already taking them. They're relieving me of my hot flashes, but they don't help at all with the blah feeling and my lack of interest in life. Any advice? In The Dumps Dear Friend: The doctor who is giving you the hormones should be able to recommend sbme reading material. Your librarian is another excellent source. I also suggest counselling. A women who is "short- tempered, insecure and depressed" could use some professional help whether she's menopausal or not. OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO, Plumptre claims no sugar shortage EDMONTON (CP) There's no shortage of sugar but a tight world supply situation prevails, Beryl Plumptre, chairman of the food prices review board, said this week. In an interview following her address to a conference on food marketing, Mrs. Plumptre said Canada started buying sugar on open market a year ago after an international sugar agreement disintegrated. At the same time the United States removed its import quotas and began buying more sugar than usual. The factors, coupled with the lose of most of Australia's sugar crop, stockpiling by large users in anticipation of higher prices and international speculation in sugar have led to the current high prices, she said. "Your guess is as good as mine as to whether this is just a bubble or whether this will go she told reporters. She was.critical of egg marketing boards saying they must consider more than the producers' interests. "I will not accept an egg marketing system that balkanizes egg production. That to me is ignoring the Canadian market." Mrs. Plumptre said restricting Manitoba's production to protect producers in Newfoundland by deliberately down grading Manitoba eggs is not serving the. national interest. Newfoundland consumers ended up paying more than a dozen while Manitoba was selling its surplus to the United States at 42 cents a dozen, she said. JOSEPH HAIR STYLES isnowfMtmlRgtN 'AUTOMATIC PERM' Regular 23.95 legi >PE SPECIAL For limited time only 17 50 Joseph Hair Styles has announced the arrival of a precision perming system, a new method that fea- tures pre-programmed permanent wave results. Called UniPerm, it replaces guesswork perming with an automatic curling process. During pre-introductory testing, hairdressers noted that they could "concen- trate more on creative cutting and styling, now that the technical aspects are completely At the same time, the system provides an auto- matic conditioning treatment. In addition to in- corporating formulas that are far milder than the currently-used cold waves, it actually puts extra conditioners into the hair, JOSEPH HAIR STYLES 922-5th North 32S-7366 ;