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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: Very often when people write for advice you suggest that they seek counselling or psy- chiatric help. What did peo- ple do before counsellors did such a thriving business? What did mixed-up married people do before psychiatrists hung out their shingles and charged exorbitant rates for the 40-minute hour? Tranquilizers and booze are a way of life for millions. Many people were started down that road by a coun- sellor or a psychiatrist who suggested "a little someihing" to get over a "crisis.'1 I am 66 years old and I cannot remember a time when there were so many mixed-up people in the world, not to mention broken mar- riages. What, pray tell, did people do before this golden age of therapy? Any an- swers? No Jackass From Jacksonville DEAR JACK: They suffer- DEAR ANN LANDERS- Here's an idea for "Mixed Up Grandma'' whose grandchil- dren are about to have their birthdays changed because their mother is exhausted from putting on two birthday parties plus a Christmas din- ner, all within a three-week period Our son's birthday is also in December. Christmas was always a busy time for me and it was hard to do justice to the boy's special event. in silence, went to doctors with their ulcers and mi- graine headaches, put up with abuse and brutality, lived through hell and kept their mouths shut. Thank the good Lord we now have alterna- tives. Millions of people have been restored to lives of use- fulness and productivity be- cause they were able to talk about their fears and anxie- ties. Many marriages have been saved through counsel- ling and perhaps just as many have been termintated because after some joint dis- ci-ssions the situation was deemed hopeless Counselling and therapy do not help everyone, but they do work for many. Witness the fact that thousands of people have written to thank me for urging them to seek professional help. In fact. I just finished reading a letter that said. "'My psychiatrist saved my life. God bless you for sending me to him.'' Last year I hit on a bright idea a "Half-Time Party." On June 10 when the boy was six and a half, we had a party to celebrate the occa- sion It out beautiful- ly and I plan to keep doing it. Happy DEAR WHAT- In behalf of "Mixed Up Grandma" I thank you for a sensible solu- tion to a knotty problem. Happy Half Time that's what JACKPOT BINGO THIS THURSDAY EVENING, May 17th Sponsored by ladies' Aid of St. Peter and St. Paul's Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL CORNER 13th STREET B AND 7th AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts ot and it Wen Every Thursday 2nd Jackpot in 50 Numbers Sth-7 No. Jackpot -Pot o' Gold 25C PER CAKD OR 5 FOR Sl.OO ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Persons under 16 years not allowed Thursday, May 17, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 23 Golden Mile Monday: Centre will be open at noon. Tuesday: The bus will leave the centre at a.m. for Cypress Hills and Ressor Lake. Members are asked to pick up their tickets as soon as Encyclopedias donated The recent donation of a 16-volume set of encyclopedia Judaica enriched the University of Lethbridge Library. The books were presented by the B'noi B'rith Lodge and give a detailed panorama of every aspect of Jewish history and thought. Shown lending a helping hand is vice-presi- dent of the lodge, Joe Green; president Morris Caiman; U of L grad Sandi Balcovske and chief librarian Don Wick. Stacking the shelves is U of L president Dr. William Beckel. European gold prices escalating RCAF reunion planned The ex-RCAF Women's Di- vision is looking for any mem- bers in the Lethbridge area who might be interested in travel- ling as a group to the June 1 to 3 reunion in Toronto. This will be the first reunion held in seven years, and will take place at York University. The last reunion was the 25th anniversary held in 1966. The RCAF WD was formed 32 years ago with its 17.000 members enlisting to release men for active duty overseas. Letters have been sent out to 4.000 airwomen whose names the reunion committee has on file, plus women now serving in the Canadian Forces A i r Element. For further information, women may call 327-1617 or Edith Jewell in Calgary at 243- sible. Singing at the centre at 10 a.m. Wednesday: Final date for registrations for the Golden Age Camp at Canyon Church Camp. August 4 to 11. Thursday: Cribbage tourna- ment p.m. sharp. Cash prizes. The Golden Mile Sing- ers will entertain at the South- land Nursing Home at 2 p.m. Saturday: There will be a sale of good used clothing at 9 a.m. at the centre. Noteworthy: The centre will entertain a group of members from the Capitol Hill Know Your Neighbor Club, for after- noon tea on Monday, May 28. The centre will now accept names of senior citizens who would like to have students do minor house repairs during the summer months. Please phone 327-5333. OPEN HOUSE! Friends are invited coil and celebrate the' 40th Anni- versary of Mr. and Mrs- Bernard Vos of Taber, which be observed on Monday, May 21st at the home of their son, John, 635-15th Street S., Lethbridge, from 1 to 5pm. Mr and Mrs Vos came to Canada from Holland in 1948. settling at Nobleford. They moved to Taber in 195'' where they have since resid- ed. Mr. and Mrs. Vos have two children, son John of Lethbridge, and daughter. Mrs. Irene Dooge of Calgary. No gifts by request. NEW YORK (AP) The high cost of gold on the Eu- ropean exchanges doesn't mean you'll pay more for that bauble at Tiffany's or get more if you decide to sell some old jewelry. Not yet, anyway A check of New York refi- ners, manufacturers and retai- lers showed here that the price of gold jewelry generally depends on long-term costs, not short-term fluctuations in the market. The their cus- the last ones af- fected. "It's the manufacturer who's battling this thing day in n and out Mrs. Edna Pearse recently entertained Mrs. Verna Spencer of Castor: Mrs. Velma Boettger of Creston; Mrs. Gladys Boettger of Black Diamond and Mrs. Clara Falk of Penticton at a sisters' reunion. Presentation of an artillery shield in recognition of lias ser- vices to Col. L. S. Thompson of Calgary, former Alberta dis- trict militia commander, high- lighted a dinner of the 20th In- dependent Battery RCA (M) officers sergeants mess asso- ciation in the Lethbridge arm- ory. The presentation was made by Major Don Graham, bat- tery commander. At the headtable. besides Ma- jor Graham, were Mrs. Gra- ham, Col D C. Stewart of Cal- gary, southern Alberta district militia commander, and Mrs. Stewart, General G. Summers, of Saskatoon, prairie militia commander, and Mrs. Sum- mere Col. Fred King, honorary colonel of the battery, and Mrs. King and Col. and Mrs Thomp- son Toasts were proposed by WO Ross Strong. Officer Cadet George Hilderbrent and Mrs. Rita Todd. and day out.'' said a spokesman for the Jewelry Industry1 Coun- cil. A spokesman for Tiffanys said trie posh Fifth Avenue jew- eller could not predict what would happen to thp nrice o pins, bracelets, earrings and i other jewelry as a result of the record cost of an the European bullion markets The situation also was con- fusing for the manufacturer A L spokesman for Edward Calde- ron Jewelry Inc. said: ''Nobody knows what can happen." He said his cwn supplies of gold were low because he could not depend on the price to stay the same. He takes only short-term orders B Gutter and Sons is a buy- ing firm, purchasing jewelry and other gold items from con- sumers, then reselling the metal to refiners. "The whole trade is confused as to what they should pay for gold.' a spokesman said. The amount the company pays for gold is based on an av- erage market price. This week's price for gold was the same as last week's, he and S45 an ounce for 18 ca- rat or three-quarters pure gold, i The refiners are the first ones I to change their prices. DeWitt Alexandre, head of the precious metals department of the re- finery division of Englehard In- 1 dustries. one of the largest refi- I ners in the country, said: i "We change our price daily depending on what we have to pay Alexandre said the recent on a 400-ounce bar of 99 95 per cent pure S102 70 an ounce I BSNGO SCANDINAVIAN HALL 229 12fh St. 'C N. 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