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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 24-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD March 19, 1974 Cooking by feel a challenge PLEASANT HILL, Calif (AP) Inviting guests to a candlelight dinner isn t neces- sarily a big deal Unless you re blind and have to do it all by feel Just knowing where the tood is on the plate and what size bite you have is difficult, says Evelyn Berber, a sighted home economist who is helping the blind acquire cooking skills I can understand why some of the blind single men end up eating peanut butter sandwiches or something else which can be eaten out of hand rather than from a she adds She says a blind person should never leave anything on the stove, to avoid groping among hot burners Fire- protective mitts are a must Knives must be sheathed The sound of boiling is important to know, as well as the sound of a fork scraped over a hamburger before it s too well done Student Tom Dana, a par- tially-blind bachelor is already a teacher of blind cooking said one thing Miss Berber taught him was how to crack an egg and then separate the yolk from the white Church protests against sex education in schools Fairy tales for Lipochka Lena Sarynov, a first grader in Alma Ata, Kazakhstan, USSR, reads a fairy tale out loud for the benefit of her pet Sumatra tigress cub, Lipochka. The cub, now five months old, was temporarily adopted by the Sarynovs when its mother refused to care for it at the Alma Ata Zoo. WteeWhimsv I Rust Clurlu 1 Mill be sent the original an for her quote Send your child squotaiiorv to this paper Sister of former African tribal king becomes foreign minister of Uganda LONDON (Reuter) Ugandan President Idi Amm has picked one of the most remarkable women in Africa as his new foreign minister Elizabeth Bagaya, sister of one of Uganda's four former tribal kings, has been in turn a princess, barrister, film star, model and roving ambassador Aside from Amm and his predecessor Milton Obote, she is probably the best known Ugandan abroad Her appointment shows she has managed to stay on the right side of the unpredictable Amm Her relationship with the previous Uganda government under the exiled Obote was precarious Her regal birth as Princess Elizabeth of Toro was not calculated to endear her to the anti-royalist Obote In 1967, Obote brought a new constitution into force abolishing the ma- jor kingdom of Buganda and the three other tiny kingdoms of Toro Ankole and Bunyoro Mfss Bagaya, whose royal birth had earlier enabled her to become East Africa's first woman barrister after studying at Cambridge University, found herself stripped of her title and decided against remaining in a situation where life was becoming increasingly difficult for members of former royal families Two months after the introduction of the constitution, she took advantage of a chance to model in a Commonwealth fashion show to leave for London From then until Obote was overthrown by Amm in January, 1971, she stayed well away One British newspaper quoted her as saying "Had I stayed I would have been jailed, had my hair cut off and been raped Miss Bagaya had no intention of becoming just another homeless former royal She had brains and ambition and her wit, beauty and Cambridge contacts opened doors WARSAW (Reuter) Po- land has introduced sex edu- cation into its schools, bring- ing protests from the Roman Catholic Church that the teaching of this subject is bet- ter left to parents The sex instruction is in- cluded in a program aimed at preparing youth for family life, at a time when the di- vorce rate is rising and the number of abortions is caus- ing concern But the stress which the program places on propagat- ing humanistic views and "so- cialist morality" in a country which is predominantly Ro- man Catholic has raised ques- tions about the type of moral- ity which Poland should fol- low The episcopate has already denounced the program as a corrupting influence on young people, encouraging "free love with less accent placed on controlling the sexual drive IMPOSES NO TABOOS The authors of the program deny they favor promiscuity but note that the program does not impose taboos or set out a list of "dos and don'ts Stefan Garwacki, one of the program's authors, explained If a boy asks whether he should have intercourse with his girl- friend I would reply that it would be proper only if he believes his love is right and that such an act would not be against the dignity and feelings of his partner His colleague, Aleksander Musial added "Moral life should depend on each man's choice The main thing is that people act with their eyes open after consciously weigh- ing the arguments for and against The program says sex edu- cation should be based on "the principles of socialist hu- manism and socialist moral- ity The authors admit this may conflict with ideas already held by students In these cases the program says, the teachers should defend the humanistic view with con- crete examples of social rele- vance They should not try to con- ciliate the different philosoph- ies but find a common denom- inator in social and human terms Under the program students discuss such topics as court- ing the dangers of starting a premature sexual life, the dif- ference in emotions of men and women and the dangers of promiscuity and fleeting sexual contacts The mixed classes, aged 17 and 18 also learn about con- 'traception and its well as the dangers of abor- tion Teachers are also told to deal with the dangers of de- humanizing erotic life In- cluded in this part of the pro- gram is the "influence of commercialized eroticism in some Western countries" and "the harmfulness of bourgeois norms and traditional mor- als "But sex technique is dealt with only as it affects the psy- chological, moral and philo- sophical problems facing Musial said 'We want to prepare young people for the decision to marry in a responsible man- ner Stress is placed on family planning, responsibility to- wards children and the finan- cial problems which couples are likely to meet Divorce has more than dou- bled in a decade to about one for every eight marriages It's All Here Now! Premier HOMES WE UNDERSTAND Buying a new mobile home is an important family decision And it ought to be fun PREMIER HOMES keep the fun in it, because PREMIER understands Visit a PREMIER HOMES housing coun- sellor He'll give you the honest help you need, and m lots of ways You select your new home PREMIER TAKES OVER FROM THERE Your new home delivered, all set up, you move in and no extra cost to you And PREMIER doesn't forget you after the purchase Each new mobile home warranteed for a full year of service you can count on. It's easy to buy from PREMIER, and you can buy with confidence BE SURE TO VISIT PREMIER FIRST It will pay you well PREMIER HOMES LTD. University turn off Across from Par 3 Golf Course Lithbridge 329-4242 THE BIG LETDOWN .______ONE-CALL CONSULTING SERVICE ENSURES THAT ANY BUILDING WILL BE COMMUNICATIONS-READY 4 APPARATUS CLOSETS 3 RISER SYSTEM BICS stands for AGT's Building Industry Service. It also stands for savings in time, trouble and 2 MAIN money for owners, architects, consulting engineers and electrical engineers. Because BICS' own engineers, drafts- men and spec writers preplan with you now to avoid a big letdown later! This means avoiding such problems as costly alterations and added-on wiring eyesores caused by lack of preplanned communications flexibility. Let us help you ensure in advance that communications facilities will measure up to communications needs. Call us for free m-depth consultation before you plan. Whatever you're building don't forget the BICS. nun liimiii liiililB 1 SERVICE ENTRANCE 5 EQUIPMENT ROOMS 6 DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM 1 SERVICE ENTRANCE We availability of AGT service also on the size quantity and type of conduits needed to fulfill the building's size and function 4 APPARATUS CLOSETS Walk-in or shallow type closets for relays and asso- ciated equipment will Reduce noise Improve office appear- ance Allow maintenance with- out disturbing tenants Save space in many cases Deter- mine apparatus-closet space requirements with BICS %N 'SOMEBODY FORGOT THE 2 MAIN TERMINAL ROOM We advise on the size and facilities required based on the number of trunk lines needed to service the total projected occupancy of the building. 3 RISER SYSTEM tor multi- storey buildings Risers, panels and closets are deter- mined on the basis of one phone per hundred square feet ot floor space Risers and panels are preferably located in service areas 5EQUJPWIENT ROOMS Most package-type switch- boards require an 8 x 8' x 8' room for up to 20 trunks and 100 locals Larger systems must be individually en- gineered 6 DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM Underfloor ducts or race- ways are determined by one square inch of duct per hun- dred square feet of useable floor area. Overhead conduits are based on communica- tions requirements per hundred square feel BUILDING INDUSTRY CONSULTING SERVICE CALL COLLECT! Calgary 261-3311 Edmonton 425-4901 few tovth ;