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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Mnndny, Mny I, 1771 s... quiet (J I and out St. Mlrhaol's nurses' nlunini j will liolil a rianrn on Friihy, May 12 nt the K> Kancho lloliir IliU'l, in honor of the ualing class. Receiving line start at p.m. The lliR Hand will hi11 in attendance, mid dress will he optional. Saturday. May 13. the honor-, nry members will hold a nntl cheese party at p.m. j at the nurses' residence, honor- ing the reunion class. All alum- ni members are welcome. i Following at li p.m., St. Ml-' chad's nurses will hold a ban- quet at Svcn Ericksen's ily Restaurant, in the Magrath and Gal1. Rooms. i Dr. D. 11. Brovvn will be Ica- t n r e d speaker. Tickets ai o available at the door. The conferring of diplomas. will be held on Sunday at. j p.m. in the Paramount Theatre. LADIES AUXILIARY TO F.O.E. NO. 2100 MAY TEA WEDNESDAY, MAY 3rd-2 p.m. EAGLES HALL 631 13 St. North Receiving Guesli: Madama Prelident ond Vico President DRAW WILL BE MADE ON THE CEDAR CHEST AND CONTENTS EVERYONE WELCOME ANNOUNCEMENT SUSAN MESZAROS of Lelhbndge Ond EVA ZACHARIAS, formerly of Edmonton and Saskatoon, have joined our slaff. Goth are ex per I in oil phases of hairdreising. To iniro- duce flicse fine young ladies, a Sharnpoo and 5ri by Su'sm and Eva, Tues., Wed., Thurs. only for the full month of May- Ak3 JUDY MOLNAR and JOSEPHINE EDNER wish lo LAKEVIEW BEAUTY SALON PARK PLAZA AREA 2638 S. PARKSIDE DR. Phone 327-4B43 It's been two years since Pan! Shaw, (hen a hifih school flradualc. decided lo become a nurse. His decision io enter what has been traditionally re- i yarded as a woman's protes-! came as a positive rcac- j lion on liis part lo "just a whim." "1 didn't know what I was going lo he said, "and worked al manual labor after gelling out of .school. "It v.-as a negative sort, of j approach with me, 1 decided j what I didn't want Lo do." Paul's decision lo try nursing wasn't encouraged by anyone, he has "aunts who mirst's.'1 and "I hoy were pleased with my choice." A second year nursing stu- dent at (lie Lclhbridge Com-1 niunily College, Paul .says liis inilial choice in coming lo! Lelhbridpc, from his hometown of Vulcan, for his education a good one, and he "re- j ccivcd a really rccep- lion" when he first arrived. "The pirls in my class arc i great." he said, "they (real me as being no different than llicy l'L'." lie added that lie is (he only male nurse in his class, hut there are two olhors in the fol- lowing class. The problems of prejudice liflvc come his way are 'more for Ilian against he .said. "It could all ho coincidence, hut it .seems things go right for me." "I would like to have every- one treat me as a nurse per Paul said, ''thai would make it comfortable for me, and others too His personal expect aliens arc high, nntl he said the ex- pectations of others he works with are also high. "It could he just the male image, but what others can't do, I find them coming lo me with 'Paul can you do this, or he said. "1 stick out like a sure Ihumb. but the nurses accept and I real me as equal. "The palients arc different, I hey show an interest in hav- ing a male nurse, and ask ques- he .said. Kerber Photo ONLY MALE IN CLASS Paul Shaw, a second year nursing sludent, checks on traclion unif for patient Doro- thy Rabbit. Paul is 1ne only male nursin-j sludenl in his class al the Lethhridge Community College, and is pre- sently doing wor'd work at St. Michael's Hospital. There is one oilier male nurse in the hospital. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes Some strange t on the way to a tough During the time thai Paul lias been gaining clinical ex- perience, he said he has hpd only one rejection by a pat- ient. "It was a woman, and she'd! have nothing Lo do with j he said, "it wasn't an ohjec- j lion to mo, personally, just a i male nurse talcing care of her." j F o r hospital experience, Paul lias yet lo work on mat- ernity, but lias put in his share of time in the nursery. was ho said, j addiiiR, "in there they (Ihe j babies) don't care if you're, male or female, just as long as you hold them right." So far. Paid has nursed mostly male patients anil savs "it's happened by accident, nol as a he has asked lo have some female patients placed on his case load. "It will be good for me, as a he said. Commenting on ward prefer- ences, Paul said he liked work- ing emergency. "KniLTgency is exciting." he said, "it gols away from thu routine, and changes all the lime. You never know what you're walking into." Following graduation. Paul to travel, possibly to the north, i.s considering going on lo university to get a degree ?o thai he might teach nursing. and has entertained (he idea of Canadian University Slu- denls Overseas. "I'm free and independent and nomadic, and- if I'm still idealistic in tv.o years, I'd like lo try he said, "if I'm slill idealistic." He summariazcrl his view of nursing with "1 like it. every- thing I learn is something I can apply. "You have lo be confident, and I've grown up a lot. You have lo think about life and n'calh." WASHINGTON (neuter) United Slates women are di- vorcing and remarrying now at a faster pace than in the past decade, the V.S. census bureau reported Saturday. It said a study showed that since Ihe annual number of divorces has risen by iiO per cent, while the annual luimbcr of remarriages has increased by 40 per cent. The marriayL'S of about 29 per cent of women now be- tween 27 and years of age will end in divorce, the study said. About 20 per cent of these divorced women will re- marry and then have a sec- ond divorce. Divorces averaged over annually in the period 19GO-G2 and have i.i- crcased steadily over the dec- ade, averaging jusL over 700.000 annually in Die period. Thcv reached R peak of for 1071, the sLudy said. Remarriages after divorce averaged ill the period, increasing to in Ihe lfififl-71 period. Monday, May 1st JACKPOT 53 NOS. "20 ALARM BINGO" SI Gold Card Pay Double Door frJ7e-Ficp Cnrdi (Many nlher extras) Regumr Cartls 25t or 5 for SI 13lh St. and 6lh 'A' N. No children under 16 allowed "You know what's wrong with pleasure-mad! I bought you Monopoly and you're still not satisfied Catena a r of- local happening A Corona 2II Tlic of the Mouse No. 32U will hokl a strawberry lea on Viediiusday from p.m. There be a bhiGO and a bake table. The Isriks n[ Ihe Old Tinev; Penimicaii Club will meet on j VednL'sda> at p.m. in lhe: 1 cluh moms, 9lh El. and 5th Avc. S. The regular mpitinp of St. Basil's dvi, will ho. held on Tuesday at (t in the church. All women of Lhe par- ish are asked lo attend A citizenship ceremony will be held on Tuesday al 10.1111 a.m al com't v.ilh J id A A. Cooney presiding. Dr. I' tl dean of Ihe nf i 1 I 10DK '.'nl <.'K'elinL: cards. id a I'L'ecpiion will he held in Si ball wilh Sir ider Call as hi i TI i The Women's Federation of SI. Andrews Church will mecl in Lhe lounge al p.m. on Tuesday. The members of Si. Mary's AC'W v.'ill hold Ihe monthly: business mceling in Lhe parish i hall on Tuesday at 2 p.m. A full attendance is requested as final for I h e spring lea and bazaar, to be held on Thursday, will be made. The history and current events department of I he Malhesis Club will meet at Ihe j home of Mrs. R. S. Thompson. 52fi ifilh St. S.. on Tuesday a p.m. LADIES' AUXILIARY NO. 58 TO THE ARMY, NAVY AIR FORCE CLUB ANNUAL SPRING TEA BAKE SALE p.m. IN THE DINING ROOM AT THE CLUB EVERYONE WELCOME Picture Hulle llii'h Schiiol. Oilier parlicipanls will include si'lluol hoard veprnsenlalives, principals, teacher reprc.senla-1 lives, parent and student rep- resentatives. All parents of slu- dcnls and teachers in Ibe Taher Srhool are wel-: come (o attcad. ATTEND THE ALL NEW A.N.A.F.-UNIT 34 COR. 5lh AVE. and 6lh ST S TUESDAY, MAY p.m. IN THE CLUBROOMS First 12 Games Firsl Card Others 25c each Isl No. (increase weekly) 2nd No. (increases weekly) BLACKOUT 5100 IN 55 NUMBERS OR LESS Extra 5 Games Cards 25c each or 5 for SI.00 All regular games pay double if won in 7 nos. or less MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ivusoils Till? I lilrc- IN S'J iniiLili: nil hoily rnnsiruriion. 2 liln- iiMThi'iid 111) lip. iMii-inr. Heavy iJiny ihity ItalU'ry mill xlarii-r motor. Ili'avy duly hcaifr. POWIT front di'ic And il i-oiiu-s n ill] all KI, hiMirv oxiras at no extra cost. Mli Toyoci cars arc sold and serviced from coast to coast in Canada and tln'onftlmut I lie world. SnWi'sl i'il rctnll price Corcnn 2-cloor Hardtop lllustr.ilnl JJ.IIS.On, Corona Sctlnn t'.o.ll. Vancouver, Cnlgnry, Toronto, Montreal and Monr-ton; locnl fri'Jjilil, licrncc nuij provincial tnT nirn. LETHBRIDGE I CARDSTON Toyota Travel Centre Wojff So Toyota 1707 Coutli Hiqliway I lei. 327-1165, Boi 760 Tol. 653-3252 MILK RIVER Madge Equipment Ltd. J99 Tel 647-3B38, TABER Kenwciy Toyota Bov 100B Inl 253-343'! MOW LOCAL m THE COILCGE MALL (FORMERLY E. P. FIGURE CO.MROU if New reduced monthly rates TV Restricted membership unrestricted visits Improved programs and personal attention if Phone 327-2151 for details MV (lore .ilxnil UZ VEER MANAGERESS ;