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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta May IB. 1973 THC UETHMIDGC HERAID 19 Lynne Van Luven Headlines take the fizz out of life Marie -WAS propped up at the kitchen table, staring ghimjy into an empty gin bottle when I visited her last week. "Hiyer, old she greeted me, "Howsh everything' witecfc I gasped, taken aback more than just little; I had never seen her in this before. "What's happen- ed? What's "What's w r o n Mazie chortled. "Better to ask 'what's And with (hat, girling soundlessly, she began to slide off her chair and under the table. Somewhat later, after an Ice water dunking and a brisk walk around the garden in the midst of a ohinook wind howling with cyclone-like fury, Mazie was more herself her old verbose eelf. Depressing "It Just got to she con- fessed, sipping her second cup of extra-potent coffee. "I duti- fully read the newspapers to fceep abreast of current affairs. But It was so blasted depres- sing.' I was constantly being plunged into darkest despair by the front page headlines. "Look at this she said, rummaging in her 'junk' draw- er for the copy of a recent paper. "Just look "Lead pollution rears ugly head in "Tax slice issue un- "Canadian peace jeep ftred "Dead infant case probe "Rising food prices "Saigon rejects Viet Cong "Another Nixon man quits" Mazie stopped to dear her throat take a deep breath. "I see what you I said, somewhat daunted by tbat flow of dire straite. Innocent "And (bat's )ust the front added Mazie. "So now you see bow my imbibing was innocent enough. I noticed, quite by accident, that the news seemed much pleasanter and easy to take after one gin gimlet. After two drinks, I could always see tine silver lining in the thunder ckiuds. And after three, I began to think the world was an all right place after aH. Today, looking at this headline about the potshots taken ail die Canadian jeep in South Viet- nam having had a few bev- erages, you understand the whole situation didn't seem so threatenir after aH. I the Viet Going have to keep in practice don't they? Yes, I was beginning to find some sense and logic even some hope- in ttiis chaos they call the world. she said, witih a malevolent glare, "You had to come along and sober me up." I began earnestly, ATTENTION CAMPERS and HOLIDAYERS ELECTROHOME 12" AC-DC PORTABLE TV OMIT Earphones included. The camper's dream. Solid state. Instant on. 12 volt cord included. VAN'S TV SALES SERVICE 1238 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5020 "you realize that you have a serious problem, don't responded my friend, cast in gloom once more. I continued, trying to be eenffie, "You wffl just have to give up your drinking "Give up demand- ed Maae. "Rot I'm going to the root ;