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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Wtdniufay, Moy 10, 1970 THE llTHWIBSt HERALD 23 VICTORIOUS Provincial winneri during the baton championships held in the Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion during the weekend left to right, Cheryl Kelly, pee wee twirl; Kathy Ekland, Calgary, juvenile twirl; Darci Chomin, Calgary, junior jtrut; Karen Woycenko, Calgary, senior twirl and strut and jweepstakes winner; Toni Pamp- lin, Calgary, junior twirl; Lorri Feingold, juvenile strut; and Suzanne Metcalfe, pee wee strut. Local Vacuum Salesmen Licenced, Represent Reputable Canadian Firm By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Family Editor Our attention has been drawn to our issue of Satuf- day, March 28, 1970 in which an article appeared in the Family living section to the effect that vacuum salesmen were operating Illegally in Lethbridge. We have now as- certained that the salesmen referred to were in fact li- cenced, and that these were local salesmen operating as part of a reputable nation wide sales organization which has been operating in Canada for many years. We have also ascertained that DO householder was ask- Eight Brides Under Fourteen In Saskatchewan SASKATOON (CP) -If there's an average bride in Sas- katchewan she would be 23.4 years old and her mate would be 25.9. Those were the average ages of bridal couples in Saskat- chewan in 1968, the department of vital statistics says. Eight brides were under 14 years, 54 under 15 and 186 were 16 or younger. Three of the bridegrooms were 16. At the other end of the scale, 58 bridegrooms and 25 brides were 70 years old or more. AGED THEE Lover's Oak, in Brunswick, is more than 900 years old. Fast Guaranteed Strvict SEE US NOW ERICKSEN'S JEWELLERY McFarland flldg. Phone 327-3525 ed to participate in con- sumer survey as part of the salesmen's approach and that a doll house of free products is in fact delivered to each person who accepts the invitation of the sales or- ganization. We take the earliest oppor- tunity of correcting our error Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: As I rode tile bus yesterday I noticed two teen-agers making fun of a woman who had just boarded. She was unusually homely and shabbily dress- ed. The children were laughing at her and she knew it. My heart ached. It brought back some painful memories of my own miserable childhood. I was a very ugly child. I knew it even before I went to school. Friends and1 relatives tried1 to cheer up my moth- er by saying things as, "Don't worry. She'll probably grow up to be a nice looking girl." In high school I kept to myself because I thought I was too ugly to deserve anyone's friendship. Whenever peo- ple tried to be nice I was sure U was because they pitied me. One day I found a note in my locker that read, "You are the ugliest person on earth. If I had a face like yours I'd kill myself." I was so shattered I couldn't hold my head up in class. The teacher noticed and took me aside and asked me if I was ill. I told her "No just tired." I was still clutching the note in my hand. She sensed something was wrong and reached for the note and read it. That day my life changed. That wonderful woman made me see I was letting life beat me down" and it was my own the fault of the cruel and thoughtless few. She made me see that I was my own worst enemy and it was up to me to be participant in life instead of a a person's feelings about himself are more important fflan what others think of him. The purpose of this letter is to give hope and con- solation. DEAR ANN LANDERS: I have a friend who has turn- ed into ac insufferable bore ever since she hit on "cure" for a backache. According to this nut her back ached all Hie time- sometimes so bad she couldn't do her housework. She read in an old almanac about "me stone and water cure" getting into a tub of hot water and letting the water run a pile of plain, ordinary stones. Now that's all she ever talks about. Of course, she gels lots of attention because almost everybody's back aches. Tell her to shut up and stop making a fool of Marie. DEAR MARIE: Relaxing in a hot tub can't hurt and It might help. Don't knock it if you haven't tried it. NOTICE TO CONSUMERS OF CITY UTILITIES During ttie strike against the City of Lethbridge some areas of the city will not be rendered accounts for City-owned services billed as utilities. At the next normal billing date adjustments will be made for the areas not billed during the strike. City Hall is open from 8 a.m. to p.m. Monday to Friday and would be pleased to accept any payments on accounts. T. L FERGUSON, City Manager and fully retracting the article and we tender our sincere apology to those af- fected. We trust they will accept this expression of our very great regret for any pain or annoyance that our reference may have caused. (Calendar JLo oca A public meeting will be held at the YWCA tonight at 8 to discuss the future of the YWCA in Lethbridge. All persons in- terested in the continuation of YW facilities in the city are urged to attend this impor- tant meeting. Tea and bake sale sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to Si. Michael's General Hospital will be held Thursday from to 5 p.m. in the nurses' residence. The Fort Macleod Old Time Dance Club second anniversary tell will be held in the Elks' Hall, Friday from 9 to 2 a.m. Lunch will be served and old time costume is requested if possible. Everyone is welcome. Ladies Auxiliary to the FOE No. 2100, will hold an officers' meeting, Thursday, at 8 p.m. in the home of Mrs. T. Olsen, 746 12 St. N. Babysitting Booklet Published TORONTO (CP) A guide for baby-sitters has been pro- duced by Ontario's social and family services department. Copies will be srnt to schools, churches and youth organiza- tions for distribution to teen- The guide offers sitters sensi- ble advice to make the job as smooth and safe as possible. It tells sitters to make out an information card showing where the parents can be reached, someone else who might be called and emergency phone numbers. They should know to advance how many children there are and how old they are, and should meet them ahead of time if possible. It suggests getting written In- structions on bedtimes and snacks. A good sitter is on ttnw, waits to be invited to use radio or eveion, fmds out where the chil- dren's rooms are, where light switches are and how the stove works. She brings her own snacks and something to do, cleans up after herself and does not tie up the phone. She stays awake, even if the children are asleep, and checks every hour on the children and on the security of the bouse. The book explains how to change a baby and what to do if be cries. "The most common GSUM of crying is an empty it says. 'Value'Village FOR SPEC IA 1ST Heini, assorted 12-oz. jar PICKLES RELISH SAUCES MARSHMALLOWS Biek'j, Sweet Mix.............................. 48-oi. [nr 99 Heinz, Barbecue, Plain or Onion Kroft.......Mb. pkg. u f-r 99 U o f- BEDDING-OUT PLANTS MB. 99' Bathroom Tissue 6r.ii. 85' Potato Chips 2 for 99' Fleecy Tomato Juice J 99' Razor BIades wiikinSBn ArApn Rpfinc Green A, OOc wl vvll IfwUII? 14-oi. tins for 77 Orange Sections 3fer 79' n L for Oranfl. Frozen Food Peas, Corn, Peas and Carrots, Mixed Vegetables QQtr Froio Brand 2-lb. pkg. 07 faliie'Village NEW POTATOES PRODUCE For a hearty meal 1089 Large mow heads Asparagus 4 i 69' 2 2-B, 99' hlueViUage Meat. Ml. 3J7-S295 ROUND STEAK Perfect for Barbecues................. !b. Chuck Roast ib 65' Beef Liver 59' Beef Short Ribs 49' Ground Beef u.- 63' Cheese Maple Walnut Layer Cakes 65' Date Loaf Cakes Butter Tarts Coffee Buns 53' 'Value'VilLage ICiCAftD At fHI CORNER Of ijfh STREET ond 6th AVINUE S. ;