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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UTHBRIDGE HERACD Tuesday, May 8, 1973 YWCA activities Every four years, somewhere in Canada, the YWCA hosts a national convention. This year, the responsibility is Alberta's and Banff has been selected as the convention site. From June 10th through to the 16th, hundreds of delegates from all over Canada will come into Banff for a week of brain- storming, meetings, debates and renewing acquaintances. To support our Lethbridge delegates, the YW will hold a city-wide bake sale Thursday. The sales will be held at the College Mall, Centre Village Kevin Snsyd receives the original Wrt Whirrny. Send VOUM to th Mall and at Eatons beginning at p.m. This project will not only pro- vide the public with a good sel- ection of home baking, but all proceeds will go toward sending our voting representatives to the national convention. The YW asks everyone to help meet the expenses of having Lcthbridge join with other YWCAs in Canada support I the bake sab. The Blue Triangles and the Y Teens have been saving and saving, and have finally made it. Over GO young girls will be able to spend the next weekend in Calgary visiting the plane- tarium, zoo, m u s e u m. and swimming in the new Calgary YW. Th3 funds for the tnp were collected entirely by these girls and a special thanks goes cut to all in the community who supported their many projects. For further information on any YW program, interested persons are asked to call 327- 2234. GONE TO THE DOGS TORONTO (CP) Norwood Park has a dog prob-, lem. says Mrs. Alan Klein. In a letter to Alderman Reid Scott, j she said she moved into her house two years ago because it was so close to the park. But j now it has "gone to the dogs." j she said. "People come from; miles around to walk their i dogs." Although swimming is a lot of fun and a good way to get exercise, these fellas seem to have opted for a try at tube-piling during a recent dip at the Family Y. The procedure is tricky because the floating inner tube Enjoying a friendly dip doesn't co-operate, and the one on the bottom often ends or 6 win Pension benefits discriminatory RED DEER (CP) Regula-1 titude towards the women's tions governing pension bene- fits discriminate against wid- owers, Catholic Women's League (CWL) delegates agreed here. Delegates to the annual con- vention of the league in the Edmonton archdiocese adopted a resolution calling for the fed- eral government to rectify the situation. The resolution, submitted by the St. James CWL council, said that under the Canada Pension Plan a widower does not qualify for benefits unless he has wholly or substantially main- tained by his wife or is dis- abled at the time of her death. A widow, however, can quali- fy for benefits whether or not I she is able to work. If she is between the ages of 36 and 45, this scene might become quite and Park Lake. around city pools Extensive children's hospital planned even if she i "All contributions to Canada pension, workmen's compensa- tion and unemployment insur- ance are based on income per- said the resolution. "The amount of the benefit is based on the amount of the Healing Substance... Shrinks Piles, Checks Itch Exclusive healing substance proven to shrink hemorrhoids...and repair damaged tissue. A renowned sisearch institute with a healing substance t Bio- has found a unique healing sub- Dyne) which quickly helps heal stance with the ability to shrink injured cells and stimulates hemorrhoids painlessly. It ic- growihofnewtissuc.Bio-Dyncis licvcs itching and discomfort in offered in ointment and supposi- minutcs and. speeds up healing of the injured, inflamed tissues. One hcmorrhoidal case his- tory after another reported "very striking improvement." tory form called Preparation H. In addition to actually shrink- ing hemorrhoids, Preparation H lubricates and makes elimina- tion less painful. It helps prevent infection is a stated cause of Juii ask your druggist for Pain "-as promptly and gently relieved actual reduction or retraction (shrinking) took place. And most Preparation II Suppositories or improvement was maintained in preparation H Ointment (with a cases where clinical observations were continued over a period of many months. Furthermore, refunjcj these tests and observations were made on patients a wide variety of hemorrhcidal condi- All this was accomplished TORONTO (CP) John T. Law, former director of Toron- to's Hospital for Sick Children, is working on a 10-year plan for North America's largest chil- dren's hospital. The study was undertaken through his job as president of the recently-anounced mil- lion foundation to support re- search and service activities in child health. "We are trying to find out it will be at Sick Kids in special Satisfaction or your money KERBER FLOORS Wall to wall broadioom linoleum and vinyl iheet goods and tiles 1251 -2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-0023 1983. he said. "What will some of the problems iw He predicted the foundation would have something ready by next September, after meeting with ISO groups and individuals. More than children are I treated yearly at the hospital I where intensive research is con- I ducted into children's diseases. j In addition to his job at the foundation, Mr. Law has re- I turned to the University of To- I ronto to study health adminis- tration. TURNFO TO RESEARCH I The hospital previously helped I indigent patients until the pro- vincial government took over with its health insurance plan. I "With almost everyone having hospital insurance now, the pic- ture changed for us, said Mr. Law. "So we developed our re- search institute. With the estab- 1 j s h m e n t of the foundation, which will solicit contributions and bequests and also include the annual Christmas appeal, we'll be able to make an impor- tant contribution to the health of children." A few projects due for aid by i the foundation include a medi- cal writing department to help j researchers prepare manu- j scripts for publication, and fol- low-up studies to evaluate medi- cal work done on patients years after operations and treatments. Since people all across Can- ada give generously to the hos- pital, the foundation will not be restricted to in-hospital pro- jects, he said. "If McMaster University at contributions. "Therefore, any argument which states that male contri- butors are entitled to extra con- cessions because they contri- bute more than females is not valid." emergency shelter in Edmon- m. The government was willing to pay the s a 1 a r y of a staff worker for three months but would not refund the bus fares of people doing volunteer work at the shelter, she said. She added that the shelter has served transient women for three years thanks to volunteer labor. The CWL also passed a resol- ution relating directly to the women's shelter. The league agreed to petition municipal and provincial governments for Tnore financial assistance to transient women. A brief presented by the St. Micahel's Resurrection coun- cil showed the shelter accom- modates up to 35 women per night. It receives a month from the provincial government and from the city, but has a monthly deficit of about Delegates also adopted a res- olution encouraging the institu- tion of a marriage course in Roman Catholic high schools "so that cur young people are aware of the intricacies of mar- ried relationships and the re- sponsibilities of family life be- _, V3I1Q Hamilton or Queen's University fe d to .ueiesates axr-cu w at Krngston is doing something alKf federal gov- we are not able to do here or can do it better, then those pro- jects will be eligible for support from these ctcip of local fit club rooms. it jme of Mrs. Harold Hudson Thursday at p.m. ft 4 The Lsthbridge Chapter of the Certified Nursing Aides will hold the monthly meeting to- night at in the lounge of the auxiliary hospital. AFTERNOON BINGO EVERY WED. AT 2 P.M. 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