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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 1HF ItTlinRIDGE HERAID Ihuivluy, Mny 11, il v we Bv MAfltFKN l-'iiniily Mililur Your liiHly and mini' arc ur- tually in Hie control ol an in- dustry, iicoiniiii.u' In Mo-; president ihc Memor-. ial Society Can- ada. "I waul lo si'i-1 Ihc clay when private; industry dwii'l con- trol our bodies." she Mid. "iiml embalming is Die key Lo con trol of Din industry. ASSOCIATION She cimmh'cl HIM uiidcrlak- ers arc "enenilly merely local businessmen, anil Irore cloiin on "Die imderlakcrs' assouia- which "can revoke or re- fuse a licence.'' She claimed it had gained control of Die in- dustry by a licensing system and by iutislim! members at- tend mnrlicians' .sciiool. where major emphasis is on cmbal-, suing. "Embnlmhu; is not leciallv required unless the body is transported bv rail snnie dis- tance." she insisted. "It is only a habit lo temporarily pre- serve Die body.1' Mr. Mote; is in to speak lo Die Alberta Council on Aginp seminar, and the annual meeting of Die local' branch of the memorial soc- iety. The aim of Ite society, shs, said "is In promote through education and otficrwL-ie, difiiii- i ty, simplicity and economy in' all final arrangements." SOCIIOTY IS AGIAT i The socielv "is nc.i an under- taker per se, but an agent to peoi'le can have'; these services Lit the cost IICLI- olir.U'd with the. undertaker or "lloalii is n nil face, hy facing it while uc arc no crrmlinnal strain, we achieve three said Ms. ''We ponce (if mind; we lift nur survivors a burden, in that ll'.ey have no angiusii: we remove Ll'C possiljilily of outrageous eo.s'is. And I use thai word oul- people plan a tradi-. tinnal fciner.-'l. there is a lot of emphasis on tiie body. Mem- orial society members have accepted Ihe fact Ihe body has j yjnt'd ils purpose, and that j the .se.'ucc held can be far mure beautiful without ein- phrisis on the physical re-1 she said. to be rath- er on the value of his or her life within Ihe family and the community. The service is in memory of those human values, and doesn't relate to the: dead body. wouldn't dream of re- tolii'S (be value of Ilial human bring to n or SHOD con- tainer. "The container." she said, ''has been referred to as a cas- l-.ul, and that is just (he bcnin- iiina cf Dial word Rame Dial people have allowed to be foisted on them. A casket is a jewel box. "I don't think we have Hie support we should have had from the said M? Fuoharl. Most religions, she frown on claborale and cortly arrangements, and con- s'rier attempts lo restore life- like appearance "barbaric." V.M1YING I'llICES Ms. Mohart quoted the aver- age cost of a Lethbridge funer- al as "between SCOO and ?700. "The local memorial society offers a service with no loss of dignity and accepts Die fact that I here is n certain amount of business which must be attended to. She listed Die four b me items as (1) picking up tho [Villains. (2) sc: dc i 1 certificate and rcgislralion, CD a simple, inexpensive coflin and H) transportation to cre- matorium or ccmctary. These four basics, including ?ri5 1'or i'.n "o'.'.Sidc ivcmi case for Ihe coffin" which slic srJcl appears 10 ba mar.da o v only in en ar- ranged through I'.vj at a COif Cf EXTIiA CHARGES Additional rcqui r e m e n t s such as a memorial, eotnmilal or funeral or secular are available at prices ranging from to S7 each. Not covered are the ceme- tary plot, newspaper announce- ment, services of tho clcigv Lind embalming which is avail able only by special arrange- ment. "Members can request the funeral home they she said. Ms. Moharl said she doesn't expect older people to lake to it as quickly, hut "altitudes have elianged towards death. We're now coming out into the open." amily manning con JL C_y BINGO Scandinavian Hall 229 12lh SI. "C" N. Fri., May 12 Slarls iti p.m. Doors Open p.m. 5 Cards for GOID CARDS PAY DOUBtE EACH SI.00 4lh, Slh and 12lh Gomel in 7 Numbers WORTH in 56 Numbers Sorry No One Under 16 Yean of Age Allowed msizes sex By GLENNIS ZILM OTTAWA (CP) Support for sex education in schools and in- creased emphasis on the popula- tion growth problems were rec- ommended here at ihc final sessions of the Western Hemi- sphere conference of Die Inter- national Family Planning Fed- eration. But one delegate said the abortion issue had illustrated the wide differences in altitude on the subject. He asked that SPECIAL MEETING Of "oil members of the Lodge of Perfection antl A.5.R.) of Freemasonry, to be held at Ihe Masonic Hall, B p.m., Friday, May 12, 1972 to receive Donald L. Witter, Sov, Grand Com- mander of The Supreme Council of Canada. A large at- tendance is requested. JACKPOT Bf IGO This Thursday Evening, May Hfh Sponsored by Ladies' Aid of St. Pelcr and SI. Paul's Cliurch STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HAIL CORNER 12lh STREET B AND 71h AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Stnrls ot and is Won Every Thursday 5lh-7 No. Jackpot Pol o' Gold ?45 ZSt PER CARD OR 5 FOR SI.00 ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Persons under 16 years not allowed his name or country not bo mentioned. "How can one draw up a re- solution on abortion when some countries are against abortion, some are in favor of abortion, and a third group is he asked. He also said that some of Ihe resolutions must be caret u 11 y worded or members of (lie na- tional associations could end up in jail. In many countries, including some Latin American countries, abortion is unlawful and support of a resolution would damage the relationship of the associa- tion, which now is supported for its family-planning programs. However, one resolution rcc- ommofided that member asso- ciations should do r.ll in their power to influence governments Lo begin education pro- grams. Another urgL'd member a.ssocialions to ''stress (he desirability of hav- ing smaller families." CAHEFULLY WOUDED Again, the o r d i n g was uorked out carefully so that pressure is not placed on mem- ber associations which promote family-planning measures only to space children some South American politici- ans have Urged that inmilics should be large to provide more workers. During the final open sessions at the three-day meeting, which brought together about 200 dele- gates from ahput 3." countries, several speakers described new programs that try lo lake birth control and family-planning in- formation to those who most need if. Dr. R. Gonzalez Cervutli of Caracas described a Venezuelan program whereby a woman is provided with birth-control in- formation immediately after ihc has had a baby or an abor- tion. Tliis is the most effective way jof reaching the "high risk" proup of women who are in their child-bearing years and uho are in an "accepting frame of mind." Dr. Cyril Greenland of Lie- Master University in Hamilton described a study on house visits by volunteers pro- viding information on family planning. The research showed about- P5 per cent- ui the women visited ii' Ihe Ontario city fell. Urjir birth control needs wore mot, he said However, he iirldcd, re search shows that about abortions are carried cut an Dually in the clly, showing Hint a larcc number need informd- JEAN MOHART f J (ft! or local Ii The Ladies Auxiliary lo the Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization, will meet- in Gym 2 of the ciric centre on Friday at 2 p.m. Bingo will be played and lunch served. A good attendance is requested Sigma Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, will hold a children's shop- ping spree on Saturday starting at 10 a.m. in (lie Centre Village Mall. On sale will be gills for Mother's Day selling lor SI.50 or less. Mother's Day cakes will also be available. lappenmqj II a i The Let'.ibridge Registered Afusic Teachers' Association will hold o meeting lonight at p.m. at home of Mrs. Marilyn Sinclair, 335 20Di St. N. Tiie musical play. Ilosea, Will be presented on Saturday at 0 p.m. 'in the Yates Memor- ial Centre. This is a limited engagement and will only be in Letliliridcrc fo." (he one even- ing. It is presented by the Sal- vation Army, and lickeLs are available at Leister's Music Store THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes FACTORY 'HRSTJIME IN CANADA 'GYPSIES EVER TJi-'' CASCAD OASSICAI, MAY BE COMBED INTO 17 DIFEftENT STYLES IN ONI (DETACHAlU) r, 19.95 Ktp. ir.vs HOUSE of BEAUTY WIGS WCS WIGS WIGS "My husband's greatest asset is his ability to make hard, firm indecisions and stick by them. >y city sorority j Mrs. Sue Bames was re- cently installed as president ot Tau Chapter. Rcla Sigma Phi for term. Other members elected to of- fice were, Mrs. Liz Schroder, vice president: Mrs. Cai'olyn Tucker, recording secretary: Mrs- Snnfnrd, treasur- er: Mrs. C.lran Moss, corres- ponding sccrclai-y; Mrs. Sylvia retcrson and Mrs. licv Park as representatives to Beta Sigma Pbi's cily council, Mrs. Joan Hobinson is mem- her advisor and Mrs. E t ii o 1 social sponsor. HAUNTS Laser mav prolong sight TORONTO (CP) A laser machine now in operation at Tnronto's General Hospital, could nierm prolonged j-icjht lor donrik'd to the ho.s- somc diabolic patients in dan- ger of losing Iheir .sight. The of ils kind in Canada and one of only 40 in tile lilal hy Col. R. Samuel Mc- in of Oshawa, board chairman of General Motors of Canada, who turned H10 in Scpl. MISS BOAT TI1IIXDMH DAY, Onl. (CP> Three Norwegian sail- ors missed Ihcir Ixtat Irip liome iTCC'iitly hec' of n Sunday allernoon siiihlsecinK Irip. Tliey wound up in hospital after their rc.nlod car replied over, knocked down a Irec and livivlled otif of eonlnpl for about 70 feel. Just Jude By JUDE TURIC Herald Staff Writer iMiili il 11! i iV ili in ililii ii hh ni i ilit it 1 Emily Post, eat your heart out. You've been re- placed and high time loo. The latest book of etiquette is here, ami worth the reading time. It's fjrcat, it's fun, and best of all, the thing is practical. Put out by the female equivalent ol Playboy, Cosmopolitan, this hook of etiquctle sets the rules sti'aigiil Tur iuufiy's girl, in today's world playing by today's standards. It excludes the dos and don'ts of how to enter- lain the king and queen of Persia, can't be bothered with the proper color of bikini to at high title in late August in the Adriatic, and frowns on dilemmas ol 'coming out' affairs. But what it does tell (he and liberated girl is how to buy suitable clothes after taking a truth- ful look at her figure, where to go for an inexpensive date, and even how to fend off the town romeo with- out playing the heavy and mining all future dating possibilities. Other lillle goodies for Ihe new morality trip in- clude suggestions on appropriate methods for setting up unwed housekeeping with your male buddy, how to explain the arrival of your un-churched baby to prudish Aunt Bess, and what to do ahout invitations when a cohabitation arrangement is about to turn into a wedding, or sour. One chapter is dedicated to Ihe yes and no of registering in a motel if Mr. and Mrs. is not yet your official title. Information tidbits are provided on how to make husband or boyfriend happier in all aspects of your relationship, what to pick as a really surprising gift, and how to act when you are with, or without, him. Advice is given for having happiness spread on the other side of the fence as well. Hints for the pacification of belligerent mothers-in-law or finicky mothers who can't believe their boy could fall for you, or miserable spinster Aunt Harriet, arc all part of it. Problems of the office-love is dealt with, too. How to cope with the wolf down the way, who you should date, as well as how to keep the office romance out of Ihe office and on an after-work basis are all ex- plained. It's all there, and more. Everything that a girl would want to know. All the pointers that dear old Emily never thought would concern the debutante in her day. Of course, with all of this necessary and import- ant information being added to the run-of-the-mill eliquette book, many other items have been left out. But, Emily just may have a few customers still floating around. Those who insist on serving lobster with just the right sauces, who want lo know Ihe exact intricacies of chomping fried chicken, and the many who are devastated by planning weddings of more than guests, can all turn to her. There is a small place reserved for the old- fashioned and outdated book of etiquette. The problem is, only the hardiest of perennials can breach the memory gap to recall where that place is, Car care course cuts repair costs TAMPA, Fla, (Reuter) Three years ago, Hillsborongh community college here started an eight-week course in car care for women. Sur- prisingly, the classes have been so popular that more than 200 women have taken the eight week course. This is no powder-puff course. The women wear overalls and meet at tte Humble Oil Company training centre which is used during daytime hours to train owners and managers of Humble Oil service stations throughout the southeastern United States. Here the men other than Nick Lawasaka. the instructor, are learn about car operations, cost of repairs, how to cut excessive bills. Lawasaka, a former em- ployee of General Motors, said he became inleresled in teaching such a course v.hen he realized how little his wife knew about the car she was driving. "Of course, women are un- A gi'andmother exclaimed: "I just changed my fan belt, he said. "Nobody bothers lo tell them anything about Iheir car. Yet SO per cent of car repairs could bo cut down by preventive main- tenance. This should be taught along with driver's education to our leen-aged drivers." WHAT'S BENEATH COUNTS Lawasaka slressed that "what's underneath is impor- tant." His students spend a lot of time looking up at a car raised on the grease rack so he can point out disc brakes, ball joints and so on. "What you don't he tells his students, "can cost you money or even your life." Many of the women stu- dents admitted the first reac- tion to the course was laugh- ter. "I got a lot of kidding at said a young store cashier. "Then when I told my husband about a minor re- pair we needed and saved a big bill his laughter changed to respect." Was I delighted! I've driven for 2-1 years and didn't even know my car had a fan belt." ;