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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Dear Ann Landers: I am 19 years old. My problem Is one I thought would go away in time. But Instead it is getting worse. When I was a freshman in high school a boy I knew was killed in an automobile accident. I hardly knew him and to this day I do not remember what he looked like. Two weeks ago I was in the cemetry visiting my aunt's grave. I accidentally saw this boy's headstone. I was drawn to it like a magnet. I felt such a deep sense of sadness I cannot describe it. I have returned to his grave every day since. Something makes me go. Yesterday I decided to stay away and I was a nervous wreck all day. I had to go to the cemetery after supper. Of course I didn't tell my folks where I was going. They would have thought I was crazy. In fact, I'm beginning to think maybe I am a little nuts. Can you tell me what is causing this strange behavior and what I can do about it? - Jefferson City, Mo. Dear Jeff: You are gripped by a compulsion for which there is no rational basis. The experts say such behavior is caused by guilt which may be totally unrelated to the situation that has you hooked. If this urge to visit the cemetery daily persists I suggest you discuss it with a therapist.   �  DEAR ANN LANDERS: I hope you won't consider this problem too macabre to print. I do need help. For the last few years we have been living next door to a family with a bad history of kidney disease, The father and two uncles died of nephritis and now two of the children have this illness. One boy is alive today only because of a kidney machine. As a result of my friendship with this family I have decided to leave my vital organs to an organ bank, with the understanding that they can have any part of me they deem use able to save the life of another person. My father who is now 69 heard of my commitment and announced that if he should outlive me he would not allow my remains to be disturbed. He said he would not be able to sleep at night thinking about it. He also insists this is against the Catholic religion. Is it? My mind is made up, Ann, but I'd like to know how I caan prevent a relative from interfering with my wishes. - E. L., Worcester, Mass. DEAR E. L.: A Uniform Anatomical Gift Act has been passed in 48 states. This law- makes it possible for individuals to donate their organs or their bodies after death. The commitment is legal and binding and cannot be changed by relatives. All that is required is that the donor obtain and carry a Uniform Donor card. If a donor should change his mind at some time during his life, he need only destroy the card. Donor cards can be obtained by writing to the National Kidney Foundation, Box 800, New York, New York 10010. Your father is wrong about the Catholic religion frowning an this practice. The Church, in fact, considers it an act of generosity. The person who makes this decision gives the greatest gift of all - the gift of life. I hope you and millions of others will send for your donor card today. It could mean the difference between life and death for another human being. Learn Hairdressing MARVEL BEAUTY SCHOOL REDUCED RATES - TERMS WRITE FOR FREE INFORMATION OVER METROPOLITAN STORE 326A 8th Ave. W., Calgary GETTING A VEIL VENICE (AP) - A sculptured madonna on the facade of the Church of Santa Maria GIo-riosa dei Frari is getting a transparent nylon veil to protect her from the destructive droppings of pigeons, the superinten-dency of monuments announced recently- $ $ CASH BINGO $ HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HAIL TONIGHT, SATURDAY - 8 O'CLOCK A $100 Blackout Bingo played for fill won very Saturday plus 2 7-Number Jackpot. JACKPOTS NOW $135 AND $145 5 Cards for SI.00 or 25c each (Located Next !o No. 1 Firehall) $ Saturday, March 27, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 17 HOT PANTS ARE HOT - This bridal wear is inspired by the spring season's hottest new fashion item - hot pants. Created by David E. Rea of Toronto, the outfit has satin "hots" with satin lace top and a removable ankle-length skirt of satin lace. (Calendar of local La^ The Quota Club of Leth-bridge will hold a Bridge and Whist party in the Pemmican Club rooms Wednesday at 8 p.m. Lunch will be served and prizes awarded. The public is invited to make up a playing table, and bring a tea cloth and playing cards. Interested persons may contact Miss Jean Ringland. or Mrs. Eleanor Holroyd for additional information. * * * FOE bingo tonight at 8 p.m. in the Eagles Hall. Jackpot of $150 in 55 numbers. Everyone welcome. * * � A Spring Tea and Bake Sale will be held by McKillop UCW Saturday, April 3 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the church hall. v * * McKillop UCW will meet Wednesday in the committee room. Business session at 7:30 p.m., and at 8 p.m. Rev. D. K. Walker will speak on A Sense of History. *  * The Loyal Order of Moose will hold a social and dance ippemnas tonight at 9 p.m. in the Moose Hall, 1234 3 Ave. N. Music by the Embers. For members and invited guests. * * V The March meeting of Mc-Naliy Women of Unifarm will be held at the home of Mrs. Peter Boyden, Tuesday at 2 p.m. W. (Buck) Geldert, South County Regional Director of recreation will be the featured speaker. * *  St. Patrick's Home and School will have its general meeting in the school, Tuesday at 8 p.m. Gerry Mahoney will speak on social studies in the school program. K * � The March general meeting of the Mathesis Club will be held at the YWCA Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Guests at 3 p.m. Natives denied rights in white society Organization necessary to survival EDMONTON (CP) - Organization is the key to the advancement of native people,' Arthur Manuel of Edmonton, a member of the Native Youth Alliance, said here. "We cannot survive as individuals by ourselves, but only through organization," Mr. Manuel told the Alberta Native Women's Society convention. Native people have been denied their rights and have been fed injustice by the government, he said. Many native youths across the country are trying to organize to effect changes. Changes a> a necessary in the educational system, he said. Mr. Manuel said 94 per cent of natives don't complete their grade 12 because "it tries to teach them to forget their Indian ways. "The present educational system is to blame for the dropouts." Mr. Manuel, who did not finish high school, said, "I won't go back to school until it changes and I as a native can hold my head high," Joe Blyn, a representative of the Edmonton - based Alberta Native Communications Society, only has Grade 4 education and said "I'm a self-educated man." Like Mr. Manuel, Mr. Blyn felt native people have problems because they encounter difficulties in living in a white man's society. "My biggest beef is against institutions (jails)," Mr. Blyn said. Sixty per cent of people in Canadian jails are native people, yet they only make up three per cent of the nation's population. They are put in jail because they couldn't function in white society, and then are thrown out of jail only to return be- love is 3-a� .,, letting her read the newspaper first. Your Guide for Gift-Giving Gift Registry When a bride visits our Gift Registry, it's the beginning of many happy experiences. As she selects tho patterns and colors for her household trousseau, she graciously provides a guide for gift giving which will serve for years to come. Family and friends may consult these records as they shop for wedding jlfts . . . and later at anniversary and holiday times. Our Bride List , DOREEN SCHILE LESLIE ALLISON JUDITH ATKINS LORNA BIRKEDAL JANET HAMLING ARLENE ELLERT DOWNTOWN Phone 327-5767 606-608 3rd) Avenue S endless hoop. Elegant. Attractive in 14 irat&^r,h*who,e ee,ec' i^wi �"e in�h h�� L x^L'llfc IP One and a quarter..........$6 One and a half............. $7 ;f One and three quarters....... $8 v STORE HOURS: � a.m. to 5:30 Daily; Thursday and Friday until 9 p.m.; Closed Wed. at 12:30 p.m. Centre Villaae - 2nd Ave. and 13th St. N. Teleshop 328-6611 ;