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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE lETHBRIOGE HERALD Thui-.dny. March 30, 1972 By JUDE TURIC Horald Sloff Writer I.'ASTKK has proven itself lo be a time of disaster for my elder sister even now that she's married. From the start. Lil has taken a hearty dislike to this time of year, and annually vows to stay away from me ar.d my companions until it's al! over. L'-iterumateiy. she also amnially assumes that we somewhat over the past twelve months ai'id (iocs cor.ie over and does eventually end up on the rotten, suit? of the fence. Her problems began in Nelson, a small town in the interior of and fondly spoken of as the place of her birth. r'onc'.ly. until mention airplanes. Being ten and very saving for another day concsious, Lil stored iier Easter chocolate airplane favor in an upstairs closet, while I munched my rooster into oblivion. I had also seen her hiding her airplane, and for days afterward, tore off bits of wings, tires, propellers and was working on the main portion by the time an upset sister discovered her gluttonous sibling. Since then, we have had continuous run-ins which van' in seriousness. A shared measles attack spoiled Easter holiday plans foi Lil. and confined in the same room with a bratty seven year old was more than she could bear during another spring fiasco Two consecutive Easters were spent with a grim and frozen silence between us when I accidentallv spoiied her Easter dress with melted chocolates, and followed through by giving her a bloody nose prior to going to church. But with my childhood out of the way. and teenage years well begun. Lit gained confidence and faced Easter with a smile. By then I had acquired Mac. my infamous com- panion in crime, and Easter holidays were initiated with a sleeping party, (which we forgot to tell Lil about.1 Sleeping space was provided in the extra bedroom next to that of my sister, and at first all went well because she was out with her own pals. In her absence. Mac and I, confirmed cowards in the dark, invented a method of turning off the light without leaving the protection of the bed. Our minds had concocted a string of belts (found on my sister's dresses) which ran from tiie chain of the overhead light, across the room, and attached to the handle of the bedside dresser. Lil happened to walk directly into the thing, and nearly turned gray with fright. More recent incidents included bleaching and shrinking her newest wool sweater, explaining the orange spots as coke stains, and entertaining her then three year old daughter for several hours without mentioning I had her. This year, 7-umor has it she is seriously thinking of spending a safe, quiet, and very nn-sisterly type of Easter by staying home. EASTER FAVORS Undeterred by knee-high snow, women are making favors to decorate palienls' trays lor members or the Women s Auxiliary to the Lethbridge Muni- Easier, cipal Hospital turned out for a bee this week. The Fadds pholo m athletes better lovers? This Brady bunch feiv problems i XFAGARA FALLS, Ont. (CP) The Braclys drink three quarts of milk at breakfast, cat three loaves of bread a day and 75 pounds of potatoes a week. There are 12 of them at home, including Desmond Allan, a new son. The big family formed ID 1970, when Desmond Brady and Ida May Parker married. Mr, Brady has eight children age 24 tc eight from a previous inar- Role of women in Canadian history TORONTO (CP) 'Thf. women got the men across tho country. They were the one? who opened up the says Araby Lockhart, a Canadian ac- tress and producer who has j written a show about the roles I played by women in Canadian' history. She includes the opin-j aggie became fanioi through a Canadian song, When You and I were Young, Mag- is. helping her dry those ifhai she's I riage and then Mrs. Parker liar I six, age 14 to three. AH six Parker children plus four Brady children, including the new member, live in Mrs Brady's home. Mr, Brady has p.dded three bedrooms and a lot I of storage cupboards to what i was a three-bedroom house. lie says the children bickered at first, but have settled down. He add.s that he and his wife are easy-going people. fie came to Canada from England in 1968, two years after his first wife died. Mrs. Brady's first husband died two years ago. They met at the Viftli 1 Wheel Club, a group for parents without partners. i Mr. Brady i.s foreman oE I maintenance at the courthouse. He says he doesn't think the j riitldren suffer limitations they j j might not have, in a smaller i family, has his own j They bring friends home lo din- ner or to swim in the backyard pool in summer. i Mr. Brady is a Roman Calho- j lie, his wife Baptist, and the 1 group alternates between the churches each wet'k. i Mr. Brady says they expected j ;ome problems when they j rianned to marry, but, ''every- j thing fitted as if it .should have been." Ann Landers B HEAR ANN LANDERS: 1 live and work in n mutcl. I'd like to straighten out that jerk from Kentucky nl-.o said we shouldn't admit people will) pots. We've had a lot less trouble with animals than people. Since I've been here 1 know of only two instances where a pel damaged hotel property. In cases a little shampoo on iha remedied Ihc problem. People are another story. They've left us with broken chairs, mirrors, burnt mattresses and food on the wallpaper. One drunk actually put his first through a TV screen. With the exception of a beach slipper at the pool, nothing has ever been stolen from us by a pet. Our two-legged guests, on the other hand, have helped themselves to lamps, linen, pillows, pictures off the wall, shower curtains, any- thing that wasn't riveted to the door. No one has ever lieen injured in our place hy a pet, we've had eight guests hurt in family fights since one woman who shot her husband. I read recently about a motel for pets only. No people allowed. 1 envy them their clientele. Racier DEAR MIIWKST: What a nice testimonial "for man's best friend. Too had they cant read. DEAR ANN LANDERS: T felt sorry for the happily married woman who to say she had done some mide modelling in her younger (and more foolish) days and was haunted hy the fear that she might he recognized. I am in a similar predicament so f can understand her anxiety. Only I was innocent. LONDON Girl ath- letes make heltcr lovers and are much sexier than less-ac- tive women, a British sex ex- pert said Thursday. "Athletes are physical crea- explained Dr. Chris- line Pickr.rd, a consultant on birth control and sex prob- lems. "Their bodies are important to them. The physical sensa- tions, touch, Hie ripple of muscles, play a central role in their lives." How a li o u t (hose huge women whose activities in sports arenas make puny men tremble? "From the fuss surrounding the Olympic sex tests for women, one might gain the impression tlial women's sports clubs are harboring myriads of males maskuerad- ing as females in order to gain unfair advantage on the Dr. i c k a r d com- plained. "Women athletes, except for the very rare exceptions, are real women." MORE RESPONSIVE Generally, said Dr. Pickard, girl athleles "are much more in te rested in sex and physi- cally more responsive than their less-active sisters." "In oilier words, they are more sexy." Dr. Pickard, a keen swim- mer and tennis player, is 33 and unmarried. "Don't let the girl athletes' 1 THE BETTER HALF developed muscles put you s'-.e said. ''Thai merely means she hi'sn'l let herself go to seed as so nuir.y women have." Pcler B r o w n e. European j fiOD-melro finalist, was among several ISrilish men who agreed with the doctor. "Jly wife, Jean, is an ath- lete anil, v.illiont delving loo deeply, I certainly have no complaints." Senior Citizens Centre Next Week: MuiKlii.y: Keep fil, a.m. Tuesday: Kinging, a.m., pool ami shuffleboard tourna- ments s t a r t in HID afternoon. Members only. Thursday: Singing, a.m., liingo. 2 p.m. Visit of folks from Carmanga y. Everyone wel- come. Saturday: Open 1-5 p.m. Coming Events: Rummage sale on Saturday, Aprir 22; clothing or while ele- piiar.ts would be welcome. Entertainment. 1 n n c li and j dance on Friday, April 28 at 3 p.m. By Barnes "Hold on o second, Betty .1 've got lo dispatch my em i ssory (o the world of commerce CASH BINGO SPONSORED BY ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB CANCELLED THIS WEEK ONLY NEXT BINGO, FRIDAY, APRIL 7th ANNUAL MEETING NATIVE FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA Lethbridge Friendship Centre 102 5lh SI. Soulri WED., APRIL P.M. Election of Board of Directors Financial and Director Report Refreshments Bo Served EVERYONE WELCOME Iff! lei'iaar oj- local nappe FOE bingo will he held Sat- urday at X p.m. in the Eagles Hall. Jackpot S145. Everyone The Lctlihridge Old Time Dance Club v.ill hold a dance Saturday at p.m. in the Assumption school, 2-3th St. ami Ulli Ave. S., with the Western- er's Orchestra in attendance. Everyone welcome, young ami old. fonthminster Circle Square Dance Chih will hold the regu- lar dance on Saturday at p.m. in Southminster hall. All sfiuare dancers welcome. Wo- men are asked to please bring a pie. A certain girl who specializes in pornographic modelling and stag films is a dead ringer lor me. .Several months when I first saw a picture of her, I was certain someone had superimposed my head on another woman's body. (The dimensions were definitely not mine.) A few days later a man who works with my husband told him he had scsn some staf! movies at the home of a friend and I was the star. My husband asked if he could arrange to sec the film and his wish was granled. He came home in a state of shock and Die giri was my absolute double, except for the Campbell Singers ar.d body. Teen Clefs will practise on Fri- day from 6 p.m. in South- minster Church. New dresses may be picked up at Ihis lime. i The Ladies Auxiliary to the i Rehabilitation Centre for the Handicapped, will hold the an- nual lea and sale of work on Thursday, November 2. j ana He asked me to please cut my blonde hair and dye it dark brown, which J did at once. 1 still get uncomfortable if someone stares at me or says, "Haven't we met before'" but I'm no longer panicked. Please print my letter in case some of your readers think they recognize a porno (ilieen in the supermarket or at a PTA meeting. Tell them not to jump to conclusions. Guilty in Buffalo DEAR BUFF: Now how in the world would the fine people wto read my column KX'CTV what a porn-j queen leaks like? But here's your letler and my thanks for writing. ana SCANDINAVIAN HALL This Week Only NEXT BINGO FRI., APRIL 7th town Sharing pouring honors a{ the Southern Region Menial Health membership lea, will be pres- klor.t, Dennis O'Connell, Sister Jl. Clr-.rissa, past pres- idort; His Worship a y o r Andy Anderson and Mrs. A. C, Anderson. The tea will lie held on Wed- nesday. April 5 at the Marquis Hotel, from lo 'I p.m. JACKPOT BSNGO SPONSORED BY LADIES' AID OF ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL'S CHURCH THIS WEEK ONLY NEXT BINGO THURSDAY, APRIL 6th Plan Lo Spend WEEKEND FAMILY RATES FAMILY STYLE SUNDAY BREAKFAST EASTER BUFFET DINNER GREAT FALLS, MONTANA PHONE 454-2121 FOR RESERVATIONS! DSNE WITH US THSS SUNDAY We're expecting you and ycur famify for dinner! Ccmc, make Easter a happy occasion fine food al mocfost prices Reserve now. SPECIAL EASTER MENU (FAMILY RATH) OPEN 3 P.M. TO 10 P.M. The GRILL of trio Alberta's favorite Cold Duck ;