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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta JL6 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, May 19, 1970 GAIT REUNION Attending the 60th anniversary of the Gait School of Nursing in Lethbridge over the weekend were, left to right, Mrs. K. Brian, Cremona, Mrs. Right honorary memberships were presented to Mrs. E. McElroy, lethbridge, ond Mrs. Betty Lewis, Canmore. Helen Hope and Mrs. Maude Christensen, both of leth- bridge, in recognition for outstanding service to the Gait Alumnae Association. With the honored members Mrs. Eileen Flexhaug, left, and Mrs. Judy Payne, right. Want Action Now Part One Welfare Recipients Phased Out, Says Speaker Conference '70 Northwest Region of the Child Welfare League of America, held in Vancouver, B.C. was attended by Marilyn Anderson, Family Editor. The first of a five-part series deals with the problems of unemployment and those on social assistance. By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Family Editor ABE you part of the prob- lem or part of the solution asked Alex Bonde, an unem- ployed welfare recipient, of delegates of the Child Wel- fare League of America meet- ing hi Vancouver recently. The gathering, comprised, mainly of social workers, was told that the welfare recipient was being "phased out of exis- tence. When the individual lives under constant pressure, he eaid, there is an adverse effect on the personality and the mind, It's impossible for us to relate passively with our problem, or be indifferent. Mr. Bonde said his organiza- tion, the Unemployed Citizen's Welfare Improvement Council weekend. We spend 24 hours seven, days a week living our problem. 'Most people don't like to spend time in a futile fashion. Social workers seem to be the exception." Welfare people are used, he said. Society does not give full employment, "we are laid off and become victims of industry and the economy. We ar'e used as scabs when working people are on strike." Mr. Bonde asked that his lan- guage not set up mental blocks. We are a minority fighting for survival, physical and mental." Mr. Bonde turned his remarks to the B.C. welfare system. "Gaglardi is no friend of mine. The job cf the politician is to rationalize." He was greeted with applause when he pointed to the cases of welfare in B.C. and where only 41 cases of fraud has been proven. "That ratio is lower than any other profession. including politicians." Welfare controls people, he said, and when that fails we have the police and the army. You are forced to go up against it or you just die. "We are becoming conscious "When we were at school we helped each other with work. It was, if you don't know, learn, if you know teach." He criticized a system where one student makes good on the backs of his "low students. "That method basically selfish and selfish- innate to human there is a handful of people who control LADIES' AUXILIARY CANADIAN LEGION BINGO Wednesday at 8 p.m. Air Conditioned Memorial Hall 4rh Game 17th Game 8th Game in 7 Numbers if 4th Game not won 12 Games Extra Cards 25c Lucky Draw fsf Game Game Blackout Door Prize Standard Games Doubled if Won in 7 Numbers in first 12 games TICKET GIVEN TO WINNERS OF AIL GAMES (INTERIORS) LTD. Upon Thursday till T p.m 912 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5777 in silence to Mr. Bonde speak of the humiliation of trying to feed a family and wishing that a child had never been born. Single persons in B.C. receive a month and a woman with two children can get He said living on welfare pro- vides no security. "You get so the fight is taken right out of you. The danger is hi taking out your frustration on your fel- low man. "Briefs are useless. We need meaningful action. These ar- chaeic institutions of -welfare block development 'and only seek self-preservation." Although not advocating vio- lence he said that unity is need- ed among the poor and those on welfare. He said rights must be defended by any means nec- essary. "No slav e" he concluded, "should die a natural death." oLocciL ippemnab National Council of Jewish Women will hold its spring rummage sale Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Beth Israel Synogogue 914 15 St. S. opposite St. Michael's nurses residence. Included are clothes for the en- tire family and household items. Use bus 1 and 1A. Nor-Alon Family group meets tonight at 8 at 418 13 St. N. -Women of the Moose, No. 328, will hold their regular Vivacious Visitor Beauty Queen's Life Is Work Julie Maloney, Miss Canada, meets Red Storey at the Taber fund-raising dinner. SEE THE GREATEST WIG EVER THE NEW DYNEL WIG Newest Fabri "First wilh Wigs in synthetic wigs In Southern Alberta" RUBY PIERSON Slioppcrs' World Ph. 328-2566 WIGS By HEKB year, I've decided its not Herald Staff me. I plan to go .back to Julie Maloney, Miss but I'm not sure it will 1970, was one of the head journalism; I've become guests at Saturday's interested in radio or tele- ing dinner at the Taber And I think working in actual medium is better ex- As pretty and vivacious than any .course. one would expect, Miss do plan to go back; I have to be, she charmed two-year scholarship. But I present and performed not finish the course." ly the task of signing What is your opinion of to- student unrest? Since winning the title "I'm all for my gener- November she has been to I think we have a terrific ico on a modelling of patriotism and we see and e n t e r t a ined wrong with the system. Forces troops in just trying to be heard, and Inuvik. Trips to Italy all. I realize that things Expo 70 in Osaka are also be changed overnight, but long as they know we care The Miss Canada Pageant then I think we should ganization prepares her ary, helps plan her Ottawa I took part in a and makes all the peaceful march on Parlia- public relations Hill, against the war in Despite a busy schedule and it turned into a included a fashion show nightmare. A group of Mao- the dinner, she found time arrived from Montreal and answer some questions throwing rocks and turn- the life of a beauty what had been a peaceful What happens to a into just a bloody lady after she is chosen It was -just another exi of professional agitators "You start working a university sponsored moment you are chosen. I for their own pur- to stay an extra week in Toronto to 'have official How do you regard the older taken and other things. I've the people over 30? had to withdraw from "I think people over 30 "I've now moved from great! Most people over 30 wa to Toronto, and use that my friends. a working base and I spend Drettv well the entire year I'm certainly not going to F.O.E. No. 2100 What do you think motivates girls to enter such tilings as WINNERS" Miss Canada pageant Prize: Credit note beauty Fanciful) Doris Screen- "Well, the pot of Ticket No. 12, at the end of the rainbow Camera: Dick Water- me was just doing this kind CPA Transport Garage thing. Every new place you travel to, you meet new people and have different kinds of 1583. Instamatic: Mrs. S. Helmer 1615 i3th St. N. No. 1956 Jr. Instamaiic: Cecile Pelletier iences. That for me is 12th Ave. S. No. 410 more exciting than winning Prize Cushion: M. Dikum prize of some sort. 645 prizes is exciting at first, Prize Cushion: H. Willetfi: the thrill soon wears 613 Do you intend to go back A. Ferby Nq. 347 your journalism course at most sincere "Thank You" con University and pursue a career as a journalist? "I have been interested in modelling or show the L.A. to F.O.E. to all who attended and congratulations to all winners. "Special Thanks" to all help- but from what I've seen of 1 from 2 PANTS SLACKS OR _ _ PLAIN SKIRTS (mix or match) ,39 0 2 SWEATERS Light or medium weight, only CASH and CARRY CLEANERS 317 10th STREET S. PHONE to condemn the older genera- tion; as far as I'm concerned there is no generation gap. I don't hold them in any con- tempt; I don't think everything they've done is wrong. "I'm jast hoping that our generation will perhaps be able to remedy some of the things that are wrong with society. I really feel that when we grow older we won't be that much better. More aware perhaps, but not that much better." INSTANT COOKING EDMONTON (CP) Micro- wave ovens on display at the Edmonton SportEx show that this fastest way to heat food will let you cook a pizza or hamburger in 35 seconds, an apple pie in 14 seconds and a 16-ounce T-bone steak in 45. meeting on Tuesday, at 8 p.m., in the Moose Home: There will be an election at p.m., pre- ceeding the regular meeting. Hostesses will be E. Bateman and E. Watmough. The AAHN Dinner Meeting will be held Wednesday at p.m. at Sven Ericksen's Res- taurant, Magrath Room. Fea- tured will be Sr. Ann Marie Cummings speaking on the 2 year nursing program. Tickets available at the door. The 60 Plus Club of First United Church will meet on Friday at 2 p.m. Hostesses Mrs. C. Thompson and Mrs. Vickers. Ladies Aid of St. Peter and St. Paul's Greek Catholic Church will hold its regular meeting Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the parish hall. Hostessess for the evening will be the Mesdames R. Makarenko N. Makarenko. and Melling-McMahon section of St. Augustine's ACW will meet Thursday at 3 p.m. at the home of Mrs. J. Melling 824 7 St. S. The Lethbridge Women's In- stitute will hold its regular monthly meeting in the Gas Co. Auditorium Wednesday at p.m. Motto: Put your talent in the W.I. and let it grow. Roll Call: Bring Articles for Unitar- ian Services. Tea Hostesses: Mrs. G. Nottingham and Mrs. J. Livingstone. BINGO RAINBOW HALL 1401 5th Avenui N. TUESDAY, MAY 19th at 8 p.m. 1st Jackpot 56 Noi.; 2nd Jackpot 59 Noi. Free Cards-Cards and Games, 25c per Card, 5 Cards 3 Frw Games Door Prize No Children Under 16 Years of Age Sponsored By A.U.U.C. Association LETHBRIDGE FISH GAME ASSN. WEDNESDAY AT 8 P.M. fell I UVIllVWh I IVII 1 BINGO IN THE NEW EAGLES HALL BLACKOUT 57 NUMBERS-FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and 12lh) in 7 See the ultimate in Shoe Fashions for Summer Wear MflRRNJQ WORLD OF SHOES ;