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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 19-Year-Old Wants To Try Return To Society A Tough Job EDMONTON (CP) Kathy. Emsley is 19 and she's busy f.ghling to become respected by olhcrs and lo gain sclf-re- spect. But she says it's a tough job. "1 don't want to be Kathy Emsley the hood, or Kathy Emstey the drug addict, of Kathy Emsley UM unwed moth- er. 1 just want to be Kalhy Emsley." Last June, pregnant and with no home to go to, Katliy went to a home for women sen ous social problems. Slie had been in an orphan age, a series of foster Iwuies institutions for juveniles and problem girls and even a men l.-il hospital. She had tried drugs, in motorcycle fights and had THE MAJOR JACK ROSS CHAPTER IO.D.E. Announce) ihfi WINNER of the MONEY DOU lo be MRS. MARGE ROSS lickcl No. 5 ng marijuana, cocaine and id'oin, been gangs, knife tolen cars. She also has en- oycd "beating the hell out of icople." She has criminal record for car theft, but now the fight [or respectability is under way. SICK OF LIFE Wliy did she decide to change? "Old friends kept tolling me you've got lo start trying and care more for youf sell.' And 1 was sick o! the way I was living." Aflcr being out o! school toi four years, Kathy has retumct to take Grade 10 and 11. She gets up at 5 a.m. and and spends most evenings a llw library. Later she wants t go to technical school ar eventually become a soci; worker1 or a policewoman. "Feeling is needed in those jobs. I just want to help others I want to work with kids, es pecially the ones going throug what I've gone Uirough." She already is helping other girls at the home and kid to her for advice on their oblems. 'They need to have someone ach out a hand to she id, adding that counsellors d social workeis often don't derstand the problems faced people like her. 'But I do. I went through lera." AitRIES A GRUDGE She carries a grudge against clfare workers; "ll'.ey nnlj orry about material needs ot feelings or emotional piob- ems. Tliey judge you by the lickncis of your file arx line's Iliick, so I'm Kathy admits she is scarch- ng for love and security, but ays she is "afraid of love, really." She said she still cries about laving to give up her baby, am last December, even .hough giving it up for adop- ion was the best thing lo do. 'Sometimes my arms feel so empty. But I want her to aiow love fiist, not hate like I did." Stic said she began hor life learning that being bad stealing for example was the surest, and often only, wa> lo get atten'Jon. She was taken from home by the welfare de- partment when she was eigh already dossed a juvenile delinquent., "Everyone labelled m Kathy the hood, so I acted tha way. I started living up (o tha a long time ago. When you ar lo'.d for so long that you're no forth anything, you believe Now tho fight against the past is on and officials at the wme are betting that Kaliy will make the gvade. Ann Landers March 2t, 1970 THE IETHJIIDGE HERALD 1 Vancouver Policewoman disguised As Blonde Girl VANCOUVER er of tie squad, and Anne 'duty. cKetchcn, who's been with the hours and unexpected calls to learn 19 years, both agree jeen the best part of their work j in the under- world. We just give them the old Flashy smile and come-hitlier i said Miss Scadding. I But Miss McKetchen noj longer gets any underground as-! signments because she's tooj easily recognized by Vancou- wcU Scadding said HEMLINE DROPPING Tliis midi-lcngth jersey coat taupe and navy silk tunic trouscr costume is the type of fashion designers are predicting for women in the 1970s. Designers arc reaching into the past lo find new fash- ion trends on the theory that ivomen are always more ready to accept something they've worn before. (CP Photo) DEAR ANN LANDERS: Both our daughters made ba< marriages. The oldest girl is in HH middle ot a messy divorce. The other girl is trying to make the best of a situation because she has a lung condition ar.d five small chil drcn. My husband says as far as he is concerned holh girls died the day they married against Ms wishes. 1 told him if he wants lo live that way it's up lo him but I can't disown my children. Lately IK has been hollering at me because I visit them. He says I'm being disloyal lo him. He reminds me that I was against the marriages, too, which is right, but I still love them. How can I keep peace v.ith my husband? Heart DEAR H.H. Your husband has no right lo demand that you do not sec your daughters. Don't telephone them in his presence. Visit them in afternoon 50 he will ml feel you are neglecting him. I feel sorry for your husband. He has painted himself to lonely corner and will be, in the end, the big loser. How vill you know when Ite real thing comes Elong? Ask Ann Landers, Seed for her booklet "Ixn'e Or Sex And How To Tell The fend 33 cents in coin-aod e long, self-addressed, stamped envelope with your request. ver's" underworld denizens. 'Even when I'm supposedly disguised I am greeted like 9 long-lost relative, with words like: 'Vi'bcrc've you been all mv life, It's really very em- barrassing." What type of woman enters the female force? Miss Me- ONLY 1 DAY LEFT Don't Miu Out On The Saving On Our Slock Reduction Sale Ann's Fabrics Shcppen' World ST. BASH'S MEN'S CLUB CASH BINGO CANCELLED THIS WEEK ONLY NEXT BINGO FRIDAY, APRTL 3rd JACKPOT 55 NUMBERS The Pentecostal Tabernacle 520 7lh St. 5. W. J. GAMBIE, Poster SPECIAL "GOOD FRIDAY" SERVICES 2.30 p.m. and p.m. Special Singing THE KINGSMEN QUARTET sing several selec- tions. There will be other vocal ond instrumental numbers. Truth for Youth Contesi is a contest among the youth of their know- ledge of scripture. Specioi Speakers REV. 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