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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta -Monday, March 17, 1973 _ THE tETHBRIDGE HERALD _ 13 Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I am IB, the oldest of five chil- dren. I am'being punished be- cause I slapped my little brother for helping himself to a peanut butler sandwich at four o'clock in the afternoon. I am sick of seeing him snack all day on candy, cake and junk. When mealtime comes he isn't hungry. None of the other kids do this, just him. It makes me angry to think that ho could die earlier be- cause of poor nutrition. Please say something. Concerned Sis DEAR SIS: .Of course you are right lo be concerned about your little brother's diet, but apparently your mother does not approve of your slapping him and I'm with her. Are you sure you were worried about his health was just an excuse to belt' him for something else? DEAR ANN LANDERS: I have a problem that is get- ting me down. It's a neighbor with whom I was once rather friendly, but since she and her family moved to another suburb I haven't seen much of her. This woman used to drink a little, but now she drinks a lot. At least three times a I Wee Whimsy I BINGO Mar. 19 JACKPOT 57 NOS. "20 A1ARM BINGO" Gold Card Pay Double Door (Many other extras) Regular Cards 25c or 5 for SI 13th SI. and 6lh Avo. 'A' N No children under 16 allowed k she telephones me and she is always bombed out of her mind. She goes on and on and on, repeating herself until I could scream. Yester- day she called twice. After I had listened to her for 30 min- utes, she telephoned a second time (ope hour later) and had completely forgotten about the previous call. Although I feel sorry for her I am becoming resenlful of the way she cuts into "my time. What can I do short of telling her in plain lan- guage that I don't want her to call me anymore. er Neighbor DEAR FORMER: Telling a drinker anything is utterly useless. When she gets into the sauce she'll call anyway. The best solution is to have your telephone number changed and request the new number unlisted. DEAR ANN LANDERS: Your answer to Big Bertha, who wrote in favor of waist- up nudity on the beach, was disappointing to me. I've been reading your co'umn for years and had you pegged as a for- .ward looking, broad-minded person. You state that waist-up nud- ity is still against the law in this country, and of course you are right. However, a ew years ago the bikini was also against the law on most reaches. Would you have us go back to the days when vomen were obliged to be covered from head to foot in order to enjoy a dip in a public place? Within my lifetime we have made tremendous strides in iterating ourselves from the errible sense of body shame hat has bedeviled the human race for so long. I remember so well and it was only 20 ?ears ago, when one of us .vould lower a bathing suit strap so we might tan evenly, a beach guard would hurry over and ask us to please "be careful" and not show any- thing that shouldn't be seen. Please don't foster the sup- erstition that any part of the body is indecent. I am look- ing forward (o the day when we will be sufficiently mature to accept complete nudity in public. This will make for a healthier society, physically, mentally and morally. gusta, Maine DEAR MAINE: We are all products of our culture, and I was not brought up to accept nudity in public. If this labels me a narrow minded, back- ward looking prude, so be it, but I doubt that I will ever change, no matter what the trend. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THUR5.-8 p.m. BINGO RAINBOW HALL 1101 sth Ave. N. TUESDAY, MARCH 20th at 8 p.m. first Jackpot in 56 Nos. 2nd Jackpot in 57 Not. Free and Games, 25c per Card, 5 Cards 3 Free Games .Door Prlxe No children Under 16 Years Sponsored by A.U.U.C. Associalion UKRAINIAN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH BINGO, TUESDAY, MARCH 20th, 8 p.m. JACKPOT IN 59 NOS. (INCREASES WEEKLY) JACKPOT 4 CORNERS 6NLY 5 CARDS 25c PER CARD No Ono Untlir 16 yrs. Details Announced ol Bingo Corner 13lh St. ar.d 7th N., basement Doors Open al 7 rr -T-amilw Senior citizens' home opened Opening ceremonies for Leth- bridge's newest residence for senior citizens, Blue Sky Lodge, were conducted this weekend with Neil Crawford, minister of health and social development in attendance. Mr. Crawford cut tho ribbon to mark the opening of the Blue Sky Lodge, remarking that he hoped the lodge would bring happiness to all who lived there. "I hope this home brings much happiness to all who will ever enjoy its facilities and hope there will be a great many happy days and years spent here by the citizens who are deserving of all our considera- tions." Mr. Crawford shared the rib- bon-cutting honor with the old- est member of the lodge, Mr. John Coolin, 94. During his address Mr. Craw- ford commented on the high re- igard held for administrator, Don LeBaron, and the excel- lence of staff appointments. He added that the opening was "the most enjoyable 1 have had the pleasure of at- tending." Among the dignitaries pres- ent at tho lodge, was Camm 3ames, deputy mayor, who re- presented the city of Lethbridge and the city council. He said it has long been a policy of the provincial gov- ernment, the municipal district and the aldermen of the city :o be concerned for the wel- fare of the senior citizens. Mr. Barnes added that plans were well underway for the construction of a five to seven storey high-rise for senior ci- tizens in the downtown area. Mr. LeBaron, administrator of the Green Acres Foundation, concluded the ceremonies, say- ing that the Blue Sky Lodge was a 10 year project, finally realized in 1870. There are 46 single rooms in the lodge, with three double rooms for married couples, all of which were filled immediate- ly upon completion. The waiting list of senior citi- zens desiring rooms in any of the three lodges is now relative- ly small, explained Mr. Le- Baron. He added that the govern- ment had provided an excellent program for the development of such lodges and v.'ould hope- fully continue to do so. Also included in the ceremon- ies, was a presentation of a painting to the members of the home from the. architect who designed tho building and his associates. In conclusion, the dedicatory prayer was lead by Rev. King, and the large public room was named in honor of John Lan- deryou in recognition of the work and dedication he has con- tributed to helping tho senior citizens of Leihbridge and area. SEE THE AMAZING 4-WAY VORWERK The cleaner that will revolutionize house cleaning FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-6070 Opening ceremonies Official opening ceremonies were held over the weekend at Blue Sky Lodge, Lelh- ,ridge's newest home far seniur citizens. Nail Crawford, left, minister of health and octal development. Is shown sharing ihe ribbon cutting honors with the oldest resident f the lodge, John Camp for diabetic children No child should be denied the iportunuy to attend summer amp. For diabetic children, tho linsmcn are sponsoring a non- sctarian camp designed to ope with their special prob- ims. Camp Horizon will be open .ugust 4 through 15 for boys and girls aged eight to 15. Fees have been set at for le two-week period, and par- nts are asked to contribute as nuch of this as they can be- ause actual costs range from 125 to per camper. But no child will refused .dmission tecause of inability o pay. Costs not covered by ees will be met by the Cal- gary branch of the lian Diabetic 'Association and ither donors. The program is planned to >rovicle all the fun and bene- 'its of the outdoors to diabetic joys and girls, while ensuring all special medical and dietary needs are Carefully planned diets, med- ical supervision, and a trained program director are on hand throughout the session. Activities include campcraft, hiking, swimming, horseback rising, nature lore, camp fires, archery, group sports and games. Camp Horizon is situated 20 miles west of Calgary in the Bragg Creek area and was es- tablished through the efforts of the Kinsmen of Calgary and many donations from other or- ganizations, including the Leth- bridge Green Acres Kiwanis Club. For further information re- garding application forms or requests, please contact the Ca- nadian Diabetic Association, Calgary and District Branch, Camp Committee, 505 18th Ave. N.E., Calgary, 64. The homeniaker By MARILYN C. TATEM District Home Economist Don't buy an appliance like a washing machine, stove, etc. from a small country store without first finding out where you stand if something goes wrong shortly after you have bought it, advises the Ed- monton Better Business Bureau. It is true that most appli- ances have a manufacturer's warranty which states defec- THE BETTER HALF By Barnes UNIT 34 A.N.A.F. BINGO "And I say it's only a alarm clock o Are you going lo believe ryour own ive parts will be replaced, but here is generally no provision n the warranty to cover labor costs involved in replacing ihe >art or shipping charges, ail outlets in the larger urban centres usually absorb these :osts themselves to keep their customers satisfied. Depart- ineut stores, for example, have service centres and if anything ijoes wrong with an appliance ihey have send their service man out immediately. Grocery stores, particularly small rural communities, often act as sales agents for a firm in the city which distri- butes a certain manufacturer's appliance. H o w e v e r, these stores are rarely equipped to provide service if anythi ng goes wrong, and what's more, they usually have no intentions of getting involved in provid- ing this service. Tins is all perfectly legal, but invariably the customer rloes not realize this until some- thing goes wrong, and then it is too late. To prevent this type of situa- tion, ask lots of questions ant] insist on answers, says the Bel- ter Business Bureau, Be sura you thoroughly understand the entire transaction before mak- ing your purchase. EVERY TUESDAY -8 P.M. IN THE CLUB-ROOMS JACKPOT (GAME 14) In 51 Numbers (Or lets) EXTRA WITH GREEN CARD NO WINNER DOUBLED WITH GREEN CARD Increases and 1 Number Weekly Until Won 12 GAMES IN 7 NUMBERS OR LESS THEN DROPS TO Tilt WON. Door Card each Blue or Brown cards 50c tiach. Greon key card (this card may ba pur- chased TF a player a door card and at least 4 other blue or brown AU B1NGOS CAUED ON A GREEN CARD -MONEY IS DOUBLED IN REGULAR OR 4 CORNERS MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY ciitanaur of (oca I n app er, in qi Students of the Leihbridge Registered Music Teachers will I be performing in a recital Tues-' day p.m. Interested persons welcome to attend. w A citizenship ceremony will j he held Tuesday, March 20, with Judge. V. A. Cooncy pre- siding. Twelve-year-old Darren Pepper, honorary member, of the Toastmasters Club, whose talk on won him ihe Speech Arts Trophy, will be guest speaker. Immediately fol- lowing the ceremony, the Sir Alexander Gait chapter, IODE will host a reception for the new Canadians. The Lcthbridge Family Y will present the first in a series of householder courses tonight from to p.m. at the Y. Mrs. Mary Korman of Cal- gary, will conduct the session on basic interior decorating. The Kiwanis Club of Green Acres will meet tonight at p.m. at the Marquis Hotel. COMPLETELY REBUILT AUTOMATIC WASHERS DRYERS AS WELL AS SPIN WASHERS 90 DAY GUARANTEE FairHeSd Appliance Services Ltd. 1244 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-6884 We will also buy any RCA, Inglis or Whirlpool automatic or gas dryers in need ot repair for rebuilding. 'Don't Leave it to The Leihbridge Family Y presents a course for Ihe Householder subjecls are to include every aspect of home reno- vations, from interior design, lo selecting furniture, appliances, do-it-yourself fix-ups and landscaping. Qualified and capable instructors will present the programs with lime allotted for discussion, LOCATION LETHBRiDGE FAMILY Y MONDAYS TO P.M. FEE: PER PERSON 10 WEEKS PER PERSON WEEKLY for further information call tho Family Y al 328-7771 NEW! fromPLAYTEX PlaytCX brings you the most dramatic improvement in girdle Unbelievable control yet unbelievably lightweight Made of a sensational fabric that gives you the control of panelled girdles weighing 50% more. This incredible new garment is available in shorlie, S15.00, average leg, S17.00, long leg, 513.00, regular girdle, S15.00. Sizes S, M, L, All panty styles have Fashion cuffs hold stockings up, legs down, great wilh panty hose. Try it.. .you'll be a believer! ('XL more) STORE HOURS: Open doily a.m. lo p.m. Thursday and Friday a.m. lo p.m. ;