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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I was so pleased when I read that wonderful line in your column by Ihc famous person who said, "We have four children. Two of them are adopted. I can't remember which ones." My husband and I feel the same way about our adopted children. have two others. It's amazing that our chosen youngsters hear a greater physical resemblance fo my hus- band ami me than the children I gave birth to. Some folks who don't know our two oldest are adopted often remark on how much Billy looks like !iis dad and how much Valeric resembles me. When we look our oldest child from The Home, the dear woman who handed him to us gave me this little poem. Please pass it along: "Not flesh of my flesh Nor bone of my bone, Cut still miraculously my own. Never forget for a single minute, You dtiln't grow under my heart, But in it." Bowling Green, Ky, DEAR B. G.: Thank you in behalf of the thousands of adoptive parents whose sentiments are reflected in that little poem. It's lovely. to cleaner WOT EDMONTON (CP) Jack Wighton a nd h is f ami ly are committed to a cleaner, more efficient world. Mr. Wighton, an administra- tor at the University of Alberta genetics department, is an ar- dent anti-pollutionist who be- lieves in practising what lie preaches. Ills wife and 10-year- old daughter are just as devoted to the cause. "You really can't blame the government for jwpulation al- though you can criticize it for offering the wrong to have children rather than not to, or to adopt. They should en- courage people to stay single rather than marry. "We have one daughter and both my wife and I were only children, not because of genet- ics, but through choice. "As for air pollution, 60 per cent of the health problem, as far as Edmonton is concerned, is the result of tho car." He owns n small fuel-injected sedan but uses it rarely, prefer- ring to bicycle to work seven montlis of i he year and use the bus the rest of the time. LOSE HEAT The average Canadian home doesn't escape criticism. "House.? here are not de- signet] for the eco-system. They're designed to last the length of the mortgage. The amount of heat lost from these nouses in the winter is fantastic. "I can't do anything about the furnace in my house but I bank the snow as high as I can around the house in the winter and we never open the windows. "Jt's more economical to use Hie shower than to take a bath And we use the bath water for everyone. If yo u could store hath writer it could be used in the water closet, or for washing [lie car or watering the garden "As for electricity, sockets are Ls too much use of copper. In light sockets with provisions for three bulbs, we've removed two. and there is a rule that lights are off when you're out of a room." Their house has no Ircezer. It has a frosty corner in the base- ment during winter so Mr Wighton enclosed tliis and uses it for food storage. "I maintain we wash clothes too If we rofrain from buying while clothes v, wouldn't have to. I don't own a white shirt." The family has reduced its garbage output from two cans to less than one a week, largely by compacting tins, rcu.smg the large bags they get with their groceries and by putting or- ganic waste into a compost iieap. "The psychological stress of trying not to contribute to envi- j ronmontal problems is very he Fays. "It's much eas- i ier to be a happv polluter." Wedding Reports Marriage and Engagement Announcements In All weadmg reports, marriage and engagement announcements will now be published an i spe- cial page in The Herald's Saturday edition each week. Special requests for publication an other specific days of the week will be given every consideration. Wedding Reports, with or without picture, svilf now be accepted In the following forms: Standard Wedding Report- Using the information you provide on The Herald's standard wedding report form, (available al The REPORT ONLY REPORT WITH TWO COLUMN PICTURE Extended Wedding If you wish information published which would bo additional to that provided on The Herald's stand- ard report form, this will bo accepted, and the entire report will then be charged at 20c 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 FOP. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE Phone 328-4411 Family Editor The Herald f. Cross Photo MAY WEDDING PLANNED Mr. and Mrs. Martin Pedersen of Milk River are pleased to announce the forth- coming marriage of Iheir youngest daughter, Carol Gay> to Mr. Albert Weremey, son of Mr. ond Mrs. William Weremey of Kelowna, B.C. The wedding will take place at 3 p.in. on May 6, in the Lutheran Church, Kelowna. Big demand for baby-sitters MONTREAL (CP) With more and more mothers work- ing full-time, baby-sitter sup- plies cannot meet the demand, says Frank Wheaton of the Can- ada Manpower Centre. The situ- ation is aggravated by tradi- tional immigrant workers being 'either better qualified for other things or just not inter- ested in baby-sitting and domes- tic jobs." Forthcoming marriages Mr. and Mrs, Orvillc Leo arc pleased to announce the forth- coming marriage of their sec- ond daughter, Linda, to Mr. George Androkovich, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Androkovich, all of Lethbridge. Tlie wedding will take place on May 30 at 3 p.m. in Assump- tion Koman Catholic Church. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer R. Erjckson are pleased to an- nounce the forthcoming mar- riage of their daughter, Elaine Gail, to Mr. Robert Dale Van- der Woudc, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Vander Woude, all of Nobleford. The wedding will take place on May 6 at 4 p.m. in the Christian Reformed Church, Nobleford. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Jasman of Lundbreck, are pleased to announce the forthcoming mar- riage of their eldest daughter, Laverne Audrey, to Mr. Robert Owen, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. James Owen of Coal dale. The wedding will take place on April 8 at 2 p.m. in Coal' dale United Church. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lee of Lethbridge, are pleased to an- nounce the forthcoming mar- riage of their daughter, Laura Lyrm Lee, to Mr. Richard Allan Appleby of Calgary, son of Mr. arid Mrs. Fred J. Appleby of Medicine Hat. The marriage will take place on April 29 in St. Basil's Ro- man Catholic Church Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Waguer of Warner are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Debbie Elizabeth, to Mr. John Arthur Simpson, son Mr. and Mrs. Clare Simpson, of Leth- bridge. The wedding will take place on April 2 at 2 p.m. in St. Augustine's Anglican Church. j _r is nnar rJLocal Oddfellows, Rebekahs a nd friends are invited to the final speaking contest for Uie United Nations pilgrimage for youth, to be held in the Oddfellows Hall at on Sunday. Faith Rcbekah Lodge will meet on Monday at 3 p.m. in the Oddfellows Hall. Rebekahs and friends welcome. Milk River Belles 'n Beaux Square Dance Club will hold the regular dance Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Erie Rivers school. All square dancers wel- Jourdan photo GOIDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mr. ond Mrs. Frank Rabusic, 633 17 St. S., recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary wUh a renewal of their marriage vows at a High Mass heid in St. Patrick's Church, A reception and dance at the Park Plaza with family and friends present to honor the couple. Mr. and Mrs. Rabusic were born in Kostile, Czechoslovakia and were married February 26, 1922. They immigrated to Canada in 1929, farmed in the Raymond area, ond moved to Lethbridge in 1950. The couple has two children, frank Jr. and Marie. come. Women asked to please bring a box lunch. A travelogue will be present- ed by the AMA at the Yates Memorial Centre, Tuesday at 8 p..m. showing European stops to be made by the girls of the Anne Campbell Singers on their European tour. On Sunday at p.m., Mc- Killop United Church senior choir will present The Crucifix- ion by Slainer, with soloists George Skipworth, Len Wright and Tom. Lavers. A panel discussion on changes in education will be held at the meeting of the Uni- versity of Lethbridge Women's Association on Monday at 8 p.m. in the faculty lounge, sec- ond floor science building, at the LCC. The second in a series on family living, children at play, will be held at p.m. on Tuesday in the Rod Cross Building, 1120 7 Ave. S. and is entitled frustrating fours and fascinating fives mural mak- ing. Babysitting is provided. McKiltop UCW will meet Wednesday at p.m. in the committee room, A study pro- gram on Africa will be intro- duced by Jean Robin, and Elaine Anderson will show pic- tures on Nigeria. A good atten- dance is requested. The general meeting of the Mathesis Club will be held in the YWCA on Tuesday at p.m. Judge L. S. Turcotte will speak on notes on the early legal history of LethbrieJge. Guests will be welcomed at 3 p.m. Odd fellows, Rebek a ns and friends are re minded of the card party to bo held in the Oddfellows Hall at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Everyone welcome. and out A miscellaneous shower for Miss Debbie Banach, will he held in the Foremost Legion Hall on Monday at 8 p.m. Everyone welcome. set helping hand O fl. O CALGARY (CP) There's help at hand for forgetful execu- tives or shoppers. Just give Joyce Kortgaard a call, a cheque some information and she'll save yon Iho embar- rassment of missing your armi- or your wife's birthday. Mrs. Itortgaard started Exec- utive Shopping Service last Dc- cornbcr and she says it's prov- ing a boon on important dates. She had thought about the service for years, but credits her husband witli getting her moving. "He said 'Why don't you get going and do something about it, instead of talking about That proved the incentive for printing a brochure which she mailed fo more than pro- spective clients. It says rn part: "Save yourself all kinds of time and trouble. Have Joyce Kortgaard choose the per- fect gift a gift designed to delight the recipient while you relax and enjoy compliments on your thoughtfulness." A client pays a year for the service which jogs memo- ries well in advance of impor- tant dates. If a client is too busy to shop, all he has to do is tell Mrs. Korlfi.iard what he has in mind, including the specific price range, and she'll take it from there. "I don't hide she said. "They are given the bilk from the store." j Her list, which includes many oil executives, is kept confiden- tial because "some husbands don't want their wives to know." Mrs. Kortgaart defends the F3 called forgetful husbands saying "they don't really forget, they just don't get time to shop." Besides providing assistance for busy executives, her busi- ness also helps fulfil a passion of "I love stopping and like spending money. It's so much better when it is somebody else's." She stresses that the same personal service is given to every customer "whether they spend or Vacation Saturday, March 25, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HTRAID _ 17 Sires for your convenience and enjoyment! AISO AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL PINTO MAVERICK TORINO CALL NOWI DUNLOP FORD SALES LTD. 16lh Avenue and M.M. Drive S., lethbridge Box 1234 Phone 328-8861 FORD RENTA-CAR SYSTEM PHOTOGRAPHERS PORTRAIT-WEDDING-COMMERCIAL SAME CONVENIENT IOCATION 710 3rd AVE. S. A. E. CROSS STUDIO 328-0111 PHONES 328-0222 MR. AND MRS. LLOYD ALLAN McDONNELL McDonnell-Brooks Rev. Florence Wilkinson offi- ciated at the marriage cxrre- money of Janet Joan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John V. Brooks of Lethbridge, and Lloyd Allan McDonnell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard McDon- nell of Warner, which took place in McKillop United Church. Soloist was Miss Heather Kin- niburgh of Purple Springs, with organist Mrs. W. Currie of Warner. Maid of honor was Miss Kathy Kogler, of Lefbbridge; with bridesmaids Miss Paulette Currie and Miss Linda Thomas of Warner. Junior bridesmaid was Miss Susan Brooks of Leth- a Mr. and Mrs. Aden Leavitt announce the engagement of their eldest daughter, Fara Rose, to Curtis Wade Somrner- feldt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alma Soramcrfckll, all of Card- ston. The wedding will take place April 22 in the Alhcrta Temple, Cardston. MJ. and Mrs, Leonard Fergu- son of Carmangay are pleased to announce the engage m.ent of their youngest daughter, Debby May, to Mr. Danny Clark, son of Mrs. Maddy Clark of Clares- holm. Wedding arrangements will be annoimced when completed. bridge and flower girl, Miss Dawneen Brooks of Calgary. Best man was Mr. Bill Fleicher of Warner, with groomsmen Mr. Cy Fletcher, Mr. Hugh Perra of Warner, and Mr. Drett Brooks of Leth- bridge. Ushers were Mr. Dale Brooks of Calgary and Mr. Jerry Gor- roar. Designed for noisy situations, like crowded social gatherings. Entire unit weighs less than Vt ounce. SEE AND THY THE NEW WESTWOOD DIRECTIONAL AT LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. 715 PARAMOUNT THEATRE BIDO. Phons 328-4080 or 327-2272 s me QlMlrrVCSKm ;