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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Tueirfoy, Moy 1970 THE LFTHBdlDGE HERALD 17 Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: Congratulations on the good ad- vice you gave the woman whose husband had introduced1 his family to nudism. You said, "O.K. in those countries where nudity is part of the culture. Nix on the idea here. Our family had a somewhat similar experience last year disastrous consequences. In our case we did not visit a nudist camp. It was more subtle than that. My husband began reading some kooky articles. The next tiling I knew he and our 17-year-old daughter were parading around the house in the absolute raw. It was apparent that they had an unhealthy interest in viewing each other's unclothed bodies. The more they tried to pretend otherwise, the more obvious- it became. I finally got through to him that he was promoting a very unhealthy thing and that he had to stop before he ruined the girl's life. Then I spoke to our daughter in a calm, non-assaultive manner. She was surprisingly receptive. With a mighty effort the three of us broke out of that terrible trap. How our marriage survived I'll never know, but it did. I hope you will repeat that advice from time to time, Ann. It was pure gold. DEAR BEAUMONT: Not all readers agreed with my ad- vice. Some called me a dirty old lady. Thanks for your comments. DEAR ANN LANDERS: You think you've heard every- thing? Not quite. Listen to this: I am going to marry a man who has been divorced from his wife for three years. Her problem, nymphomania. She had to drag every man to bed from the Ifr-year-old kid who carried her groceries to the vice-president of the Telephone Company. No matter who caone to then- home to fix something she saw to it that he fixed everything. When Gene divorced her he took custody of their two children (now 8 and He agreed to pay her a modest which he did not have to do, but he's a decent guy and wanted to see that she always had food and a roof. I am a career girl and am not the type to stay home keep house. Gene has had a succession of housekeepers, one dumber than the next at salaries you wouldn't believe. Yesterday he asked me what I thought about hiring his ex-wife. She is a good cook and the kids really do love her. At first I thought he had lost his mind, but after he de- the advantages, I came to the conclusion that it might not be a bad idea. What do you think? DEAR ALDINA: I 'think he HAS lost his mind, and if you agree to this bizarre arrangement, you have lost yours. Give in or lose him when a guy gives you (Ms line, look out! For tips on how to handle the super salesman, check Ann Landers. Read her booklet, "Neck- teg and Petting What Are The Send your request to Ann Landers in care of M5 St. James Street W., Montreal U6, enclosing 50 cents in coin and a long, stamped, self- addressed envelope. _________ THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "Good, you're home I...Soy anything so I can start-an argument I" TEA and BAKE SALE WED. MAY 20th P.M. MEMORIAL HALL ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION ADMISSION 50c Sponsored by Ladtot' Auxiliary Royal Canadian Lvaion TWIRL CHAMPS tethbridge winners of the baton twirling championship! held in the Exhibition Pavilion Saturday are left to right, Rosemary Altieri, senior strut; Vicki Robinson, junior twirl and strut and Miss tethbridge all-round majorette; Diane Punjor, juvenile twirl and strut and Yvonne Wince, senior twirl. There were 300 entries from B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Montana. May Be Forced To Close Residence YWCA Calls Emergency Meeting An open public meeting has been called by the board of the Lethbridge YWCA for Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the YW to re- place the regular board meeting. Purpose of the meeting is to determine the need for a YWCA in the city, and to inform the public of the financial situation of the YWCA. All city organizations have been invited to send r e p r e s entatives to the meeting. Present for the meeting will be two members of the YMCA national board. Mrs. W. L. Redmond, national board member for Alberta and British Columbia, and Gwyn Griffith, n a t i o nal pro- gram consultant will ar- rive in the city Wednes- day afternoon to outline the role of the YWCA in the community and to take part in the evening's discussion. A YWCA spokesman said the YW is in a cru- cial financial position. Repairs and operating costs for the YWCA resi- dence for girls has kept the YW bank balance in the red. The city has granted the YW in lieu of taxes. However the board is still faced with a deficit for 1969. City More Realistic Education Requested By Native Women EDMONTON (CP) The Voice of Alberta Native Wom- en's Society called for establish- ment at kindergarten and nurs- ery school programs in all In- dian Heserves and Metis col- onies. Native women, the society told the Alberta Royal Commis- iion on Educational Planning, jhould receive special training to enable them to staff such schools. The society also said there is a need to teach home economics in all schools, but the course should be altered in schools at- MACKENZIE'S Diamond Merchants t KOINA IASKATOON MOOSE JAW HINCEAlttST CAIGARY IETHBRIDGE IN LETHBRIDGE: 613 4th AVENUE SOUTH PHONE tended by native children. "Most of our homes, especial- ly in northern areas, do not have modern electrical ap- pliances, so home economics classes should be much more practical and useful for the lands of homes we live in." brief urged that school Authorities consult with the In- dian peoples of Alberta on the contents of the Indian history sections of textbooks. It also said manpower tram- ing programs are too technical and should be made more prac- tical. "Too often the instructors seem more interested in show- ing off their knowledge rather than sharing their knowledge, should learn to speak the language of the common peo- ple." grants have not yet been settled by city council. Although the residence is continually filled to ca- pacity, its operation may have to cease if further appropriations cannot be acquired and a healthier b NO! NOT the quotation of Karen Sten- wall, the Junior Miss from Phoenix, Ariz., as her name was called as the new 1970 America's Junior Miss. The 18-year-old Karen was crown- ed by Jackie Benuington, 1969 America's Junior Miss. financial picture main- tained. The YW takes an active part in community activi- ties however the program director had to be reliev- ed of her duties at the end of 1969 due to reduced support from the United Appeal. Of the re- quested from United Ap- peal, only was granted. Public interest in the YWCA will be ascertain- ed from participation at the meeting at the YW Wednesday as to whether the YW has outlived its usefulness in the commu- nity. Homemakers Valuable OTTAWA (CP) Home- maker service should be seen as a valuable, flexible part of a community approach to healtli needs, Anne Bums, educational consultant for the federal health department, said here. She was speaking to about 10 visiting homemakers and foster mothers from across Canada at the first Canadian conference organized to examine training and standards needed for a variety of health and welfare programs. The meeting was under1 the auspices of the Certified Visit- ing Homemakers Society of Ottawa and Le Service d1 Auxil- iaries Familiales du Service Social de 1'Outaouais. Mrs. Hilda McClenaghan of the Lethbridge Family Service is the local delegate to the con- ference. Female Discrimination Ends With Ontario Bill TORONTO (CP) Proposed Ontario legislation to end job discrimination against women is courageous said Judy La- Marsh, but it could go further. Miss LaMarsh, former secre- tary of state in the federal Pearson Liberal government said in an interview here that a bill introduced in the legislature "demonstrates that the provincial government is far more aware of what's going on in this field than is the federal government." Under the bill, given first reading, no employer may dis- criminate against a woman on the basis of sex in employing or promoting a worker. It also provides for maternity leave without loss of job seniority in companies with more than 25 employees. Miss LaMarsh didn't like that section. All employers should required to provide maternity leave she said. Such leave should be without pay. Theresa Lee of the New Democratic Party's women lib- eration committee said of this: "There's no reason why women shouldn't be paid. After all, bearing children is one of the most important functions in our society." Js n, Mrs. N. G. Kirk and Mrs. J.. R. Pisko will be convenors for the annual hospital tea and bake sale to be held Thursday from to 5 p.m. in the nurses' residence of St. Mi- chael's General Hospital. Receiving the guests will be Sister Clarissa and Mrs. R. D. Gruemvald. Pouring at the Annual Hospi- tal tea and bake sale sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to St.