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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Jg THE IETHDRIDGE HERALD Tueidcry, May 5, 1970- J-amil y Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: In a recent, column you said the safest place to be during an electrical si om is in a car. A number of years ago the National Gejgraphic Society published the results of extensive experimentation with rela- tion to the action of lightning. A car with the driver inside was repeatedly struck with a million volts of man-made The man in the car suffered no injuries whalso- ever. The tests proved that if only the tires touched the ground and there were no loose parts or other objects in contact with the earth and if the occupants did not allow any part of their bodies to touch the metal parts of the car, they could not be injured. The National Gem-graphic Society further concluded that the three safest places to be during a lightning storm are (1) in the furnace (2) in the refrigerator and (St hi a car. Clifford H. S. DEAR CLIFF: Thank you for the supportive evidence. The next letter should be of interest to you. DEAR ANN LANDERS: We had always heard the chances of being struck by lightning while in a car were about ten million to one. Well meet the one in ten million. We live in Ionia, Michigan. In 1963 we were rolling the Northwest Expressway into Chicago. The children were nervous about the lightning which seemed to be flashing all around us. Both my husband and I kept telling them that the safest place to be during an electrical storm is in a car. In mid-sentence ka-pow-! A tire blew out. The smell of burning sulphur was suffocating. The radio was knocked out and the top piece of tire antenna "evaporated." We knew at once that lightning had struck the car. The tire company refused to honor the guarantee. They said "This was no ordinary blowout." They were right. We were one in ten million! J.H.N. DEAR J.H.N.: Thanks for the fill-in. But I'd still rather be in a car than in a furnace or refrigerator. "The Bride's Guide." Ann Landers' booklet, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about wed- dings. To receive your copy of this comprehensive guide, write to Ann Landers, in care of Canada Wide Features Ser- vice Ltd., 245 St. James St., W., Montreal 126, enclosing a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope and 35 cents in coin. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "When I retire I'm going to get up only, on odd- numbered days." A N A F LADIES' AUXILIARY NO. 58 SPRING TEA BAKE SALE WED., MAY 6th, 2.30-5.00 p.m. IN THE CLUB ADMISSION 50c DOOR PRIZE EVERYONE WEtCOME LETHBRIDGE FISH GAME ASSN. WEDNESDAY AT 8 P.M. I I I BINGO IN THE NEW EAGLES HALL BLACKOUT 55 NUMBERS-FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and in 7 Numbers Remeber Mother On Her Day With o NEW DYNE WIG Newest Fabric in synthetic wigs "First with Wigs in Southern Alberto" RUBY PIERSON Shoppers' World Ph. 328-2566 WIGS llllon Jacques Speaks To Local Hadassah MISS CANADA 1970 Julie Maloney, 19 year old journalism student at Carle- ton University who won her title in November, will be one of the featured guests at the Taber Civic Centre fund, Celebrity a n d Sweepstakes Dinner to be held May 16. J-y Middle East Problem Concerns Everyone The Middle East is of major importance because it is the lo- cation of shrines for "the world's three major religions. And, said Ron Jacques, of Vancouver, who plays the mag- istrate in television's Magis- trate's Court program, both Jews and gentiles should pay attention to tiie situation in the Middle East. "My particular mission is only concerned with making sure people know why and what is going on in the Middle he said. Mr. Jacques first became in- volved in the Israeli issue as a journalist when he was in close contact with Middle East events and is one of the few gentiles involved in Jewish organiza- tions. Following the six-day war in 1967, Mr. Jacques visited Israel. "Once you've been there, you can't help but be biased be- cause of the attitude of the Is- raelis. They're building the only democracy in the Middle he said. Mr. Jacques said comparison of the Israeli war with the war in Vietnam shows how serious the Middle East situation is. Although Israel has only been at war since 1967, the small population of Israel has had 400 times the casualties per capita of the U.S. in Vietnam, if RON JACQUES computed over the same pe- riod of time. If U.S. casualties were as high as those in Israel, Ameri- can citizens would create an uproar, Mr. Jacques said. ITie U.S. can get out of Vietnam, but Israel can't do anything about stuck there. He said he could easily get into Israel with his Canadian passport but with an Israel stamp on it, he would not be allowed to travel into any Arab country. People with Arab stamps in their passports how- ever, are allowed to pass into Israel freely. "News coverage of the Arab- Israeli war is spotty and there could be more in-depth he said. Magistrate's Court is a CTV production which is seen in Lcthbridge at a.m. on weekdays. The show is taped in Montreal and although he has little free time to give lectures, he does have an opportunity to maintain contact with Jewish head offices there. Mr. Jacques was in L c t h- bridgc Monday, during a speak- ing tour of southern Alberta, as spokesman for Youth Aliyah, a branch of work for Hadassah in Canada. The Ilaciassah Itead of- fice in Montreal arranges him speaking tours in Canada. BINGO RAINBOW HALL 1401 5th Avenue N. TUESDAY, MAY 5th at 8 p.m. Ill Jackpot 54 Noi.; 2nd Jackpot 57 Free and Games, 25c per Card, 5 Cards 3 Free Games Door Prize No Children Under 16 Years of Age Sponsored By A.U.U.C. Association LADIES' AUXILIARY CANADIAN LEGION 8INGO Wednesday at 8 p.m. Air Conditioned Memorial Hall 4th Game Game 8th Game in 7 Numbers if 4th Game not won 12 Games Extra Cards 25c lucky Draw 1st Game Game Blackout D'oor Prize Standard Games Doubled if Won in 7 Numbers in first 12 games TICKET GIVEN TO WINNERS OF ALL GAMES own Rev. N. LeBel left Sunday for i eastern Canada and U.S. to visit relatives. He will be gone five weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rogers of Milan, Italy, are guests in the city. Mr. Rogers is a mem- ber of The Christian Science Board of Lectureship. He will speak tonight at 8 o'clock in St. Augustine's parish hall on, The Family of Man. Serving guests at the Order of the Royal Purple May Tea, be- ing held at the Lethbridge Elk's Club on Wednesday, will be Mrs. William Stark assisted by Mesdames, T. Bognar, W. R. Kirk, F. Hofforth, S. E. Dav.s, 0. W. Hagen, R. E. Brown, T. Taylor, M. Eichorn and W. M. Forry. A bake table, co-convened by Mrs. Albert Hackelt and Mrs. Vincent Roth will be featured. Mrs. Leslie Smolnicky is in charge of the catering arrange- ments and will be assisted by Mesdames J. T. Johnson, M. Vlahon, A. Hen-ing, W. R. Livingston, N. Johnson, W. G. Mose, N. Hirst, R. Vath, D. Higo and P. Kis'n. Keceivmg guests at the spring tea and bingo sponsored >y Women of the Moose, Leth- >ridge No. 328, Wednesday from 2 to p.m., will be Senior Regent. Regent. Mrs. William Kiefuik, cashier, Mi's. Gordon Wickend, ticket sales, Mrs. Henry Dem- chuk, bingo, Mrs. Enzo Zanoni, convenor, assisted by Mrs. George Vasil, Mrs. William Hnatiuk and Mrs. Mike Bobak. Tea tables will be convened by Mrs. Ron Carleton, assisted by Mrs. L. Hewlett, Mrs. E. Vaselenak and Mrs. William Christie. Pantry table will be convened by Mrs. A. L. Wilson and assist- ed by Mrs. W. H. Hopwood. Kitchen arrangements will be directed by Mrs. Oliver Wat- mough, assisted by Mrs. M. Burnett, Mrs. M. Timnah. Other assistants will be Mrs. Ken Flynn, Mrs. G. Tudor, Mrs. A. Wills, Mrs. E. Torscher, Mrs. F. Clark and Mrs. I. Rota. (Calendar cJ-ocal Regular meeting of St. Basil's CWL will be held Tuesday at p.m. Installation of officers will be at p.m. A good at- tendance is requested. Green Acres Lodge will hold its 10th annual tea, bazaar and bake sale on Wednesday from 2 to p.m. There will be a door prize and everyone is wel- come. Nor-Alon Family Group meets tonight at 8 u'ciock at 418 13 St. N. Friendship Lodge LA to the ULU (Unite d Transportation Union) will meet Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the IOOF Hall. Prac- tice will Ire held and members bring usual lunch. The regular meeting of ihc Ladies Pcmmican Club, will be held on Wednesday, at the club rooms, 5 Ave. and 9 St. S. at p.m. Christian Science testimony meeting will be held on Wednesday at p.m. in the church auditorium, 1203 4 Ave. South, All are welcome. BLACK MAGIC I :OLATES 1.98 FOR THE FINEST GIFTS CHOCOLATES COLLEGE MALL SHOPPERS' WORID X SHULTON DESERT FLOWER SPARKLING COLOGNE MIST 7 oi Btl. SPECIAL! YARDLEY THE MOST TREASURED H4UI IN PHFUME CHANEL NO. 5 Available in white or avocado 8 pushbutton! electronic 60 second rimer LANVIN ARPEfiE or MY SIN SHULTON DESERT FLOWER 5 FRAGRANCES RAYETTE BATH POWDER SPRAY COLOGNE MIST IN A SHINY JET BLACK AND GOLDEN FLACON KODAK FILM OFFER CURL 'N GO ELECTRIC CURLER COTY MUGUET DES BOIS FLACON MIST TWEED COL06NE MIST 3.00 Leave your next roll of film and receive a fresh ro of Kodak.film the some lixe as your prints FREE. BLACK WHITE 120 620 127 126. KODACOLOUR 120 620 127 126 135 20 EX P. 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