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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta may Ann Landers Dear Ann This is a reply to that pompous ass of a husband who said the reason so many men would just as soon not have their wives get up in the morning to cook breakfast is because they look so horrible He described the tangled bags under the ratty bathrobe and bedroom shoes around like two dead animals I'd like to know what HE looks like before he has had a chance to shower and dab on the after-shave get into his shirt and tie and freshly-pressed suit It seems to me if a couple has a fairly decent they should be able to look rumpled in the morning and not apologize That's what marriage is all about being comfortable with one another As an why doesn't that husband get up half an hour earlier and make breakfast and give his wife time to fix her put on some makeup and appear at the breakfast table ready for the camera7 Burnt Up Dear Many readers wrote to express similar but your language was most printable struck plenty of raw nerves with his attack on Mrs Average Wife. I agree that a good marriage should be able to tolerate the look The best evidence is in Hollywood The most beautiful women are having the most difficulty hanging on to their husbands Dear Ann Landers- I'd like to answer the letter signed 'One Who'd Rather Fight Than Quit He says he is fed up with TV ads that try to scare people who smoke He claims smoking is the only fun left in hie that isn't illegal immoral or fattening His final words business is It is MY business when PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES BLACKOUT Until LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. YOUR smoke might cause me to have an asthma attack or give me lung cancer. The same newspaper that carried that idiot's statement reported the tragic death of 25 schoolboys who died in a dormitory fire in Belgium. The fire was started by a lad who was smoking in bed and fell asleep I can't get the picture of those 25 little coffins out of rny mind It was murder by proxy. If that isn't immoral and what Are you so that your family would feel no no sense of anquish if you should accidentally cremate yourself as you you are over 21 and can do as you please. May the Lord forever bless the medical institutions who do the the and the millions of concerned citizens who are trying to educate the public to the dangers of smoking. Go ahead and if you want but as for me I'm Glad I Quit Dear I'm glad you too You represent one less nicotine addict to foul the air and jeopardize the rest of us who want no part of the filthy weeds Dear Have you ever had your face lifted7 I bet my brother-in-law you did and I have agreed to give to your favorite chanty if you will admit it in print. Beverly Hills Dear I'd sure love to collect that for The whose address is simply Illinois They employ retarded adults and sell the best bakery goods I ever ate in my but the answer is NO Thanks for the anyway A no-nonsense approach to how to deal with life's most difficult and most rewarding Ann Landers's What to will prepare you for better or for worse. Send your request to Ann P.O. Box Illinois enclosing 50c in coin and a self- addressed envelope. LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE 1234-3rd Ave. N. Regular Wednesday Night p.m. 25 MONEY EXTRAS This Week's Jackpot in 53 Numbers 5 earns SI Si cards pay double Door Prize NO one uiaer TByua'S allowed to play BINGO Wednesday at 8 p.m. Lethbridge Fish Game Assoc. Jackpot in 52 Numbers 3 Jackpots 4th 3th 10th in 7 GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE FREE CARDS EAGLES HALL 13th ST. N. FREE GAMES No Children 16 Vein ____ LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY at 8 p.m. JACKPOT Blackout in 55 Numbers or less number per until GAME JACKPOT 5th GAME 10th Game Jackpot in 50 Numbers FREE BUS SERVICE HOME AFTER BINGO MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NORMANDY LOUNGE CHILDREN UNDER 16 NOT ALLOWED Sponsored by LadlM' Auxiliary to BILLGROENEN photo Nature study gophers and sometimes a rabbit form part of the natural life abundant on Southern Alberta prairies. Taking a look at some of these creatures recently were Grade 3 students from Gilbert Paterson School. The homemaker By MARILYN TATEM District Home Economist So now it's spring Clean up time Some readers have never painted before have never tackled a kitchen with greasy don't have a clue about choosing wouldn't know a latex paint from an alkyd type For householders new to the best man to talk to about the type of paint to use semi latex is the man who sells it. Advice comes with every can usually. if you're unsure what type of paint to and do read the labels before you buy or use Paint manufacturers know what their products will or won't do and they go to some lengths to inform the buyer of the performance qualities of their product. But there's more to painting than picking paint So relax and read on you figure out the cost of your doing the decorating or calling a professional painter in. it's cheaper if you use own labor How much paint to It depends on the number of square feet to be covered. To calculate multiply the width of each wall by the height and the width of the ceiling by it's length. Then add up the figures. For you have a room measuring 12 feet in by 13 feet in length by 8 feet in height. Figure the square footage this way. 2 walls of 12 feet by 8 feet equals 2 x 96 sq feet equals 192 sq ft 2 walls of 13 ieet by 8 feet equals 2 x 104 sq. feet equals 208 sq ft 1 ceiling of 13 feet by 12 156 sq ft Total surface to be 556 sq ft Most cans of paint will indicate how many square feet the contents will cover There's little quite as frustrating as not having enough paint to finish a wall and then discovering the paint shop is closed for the holiday weekend And by the if you buy custom blended paint you should buy all you need at one time for consistent color matching Before even opening the paint fill the wall cracks the hairline with filler Use a putty knife or a thumb for this job Large cracks will need special patching plaster Read the instructions on the filler package to make sure you are doing the job properly Let the filler dry and sandpaper it smooth before applying a primer paint or an undercoating. In a get the dust off the walls first. where grease and fat should be washed With household cleansers The more thorough the surface the better looking finish you'll get Part of preparing the surface for painting consists of loosening lighting fixtures and door handles This makes the painting job a lot especially when using a roller which allows the painter to make broad sweeps to get the job finished pronto. Masking tape can be used to cover surfaces of electrical fixtures you're either afraid to touch or can't move Masking tape may also be used to cover trim areas where a different color paint or varnish is to be used Masking tape is good insurance for even careful painters some painters rub protective cream on their hands and arms before starting. The film of cream makes it easier to get off paint that drips onto skin. This tip applies to the man of the house as well as to the housewife Cover the furniture in the room the with old sheets or newspapers to protect against spillage. A wooden paddle can be used to stir the paint to blend in the color pigments The coloring usually needs a stir during the painting job because it tends to sink to the bottom of the can Do a good job of blending before and during the otherwise you might get a wall of different shades. With some kinds of the prepainting stir will only create air bubbles which could mar the so is important to read the label Minimize the splattering by dipping no more than one third of the bristle of your brush into the paint When painting a work across the width rather than the length of the room. This enables you to begin a second coat before the first has completely dried Never try to paint a strip more than two feet wide from one ladder position. You could lose your balance. And don't be tempted to move ladders brush or roller aboard or you may find yourself painting the floor as well The painting of acoustical tile on ceilings can be done successfully with a a brush or a spray gun If any of the spray gun cells become clogged with simply prick them open with a pin Joe GREEN'S SHOES Downtown on Sixth Strtet Open Thursdays till p.m. The Rug Drapery Shoppe 324 -13 Street N. Phone 329-0712 We are pleased to announce the appointment of Cathie Woodall to our Drapery Department as Manageress of our Workroom and Sales. Cathie has had 15 years experience In this field and is well qualified to assist you in all your drapery re- quirements. Csthlt Woodall French gynecologist pioneers sex change Morocco It is like a fashionable gynecologist's waiting room anywhere in the world. Young some accompanied by their anxiously await their turn while nurses scurry about. Every few a different kind of patient rings at Dr. Georges Burou's a invariably comes by appointment to be transformed into a woman. Dr 63-year-old French surgeon and is regarded as a pioneer of the sex change operation Since he first developed his method in he has performed nearly such operations know of no other doctor in the world who has done more than about 60 such he said in a rare interview. The athletic looking physician says he entered the sex change field almost by accident a French electrical pestered me for months to do it because he could no longer endure life as a man I finally consented and tried it as an experiment. it and the patient has lived very satisfactorily as a woman ever That was in 1956. In Dr. Burou publicly revealed his method at a Stanford University symposium on trans- sexualism. Dr Burou's surgical technique has been adopted and modified by surgeons elsewhere. NO BABIES There have been 500 to 600 such operations in the United States in the last five to six says a physician familiar with the subject Dr Burou calls his operation plastic because his newly created women can never hope to have babies. Dr Burou said his patients come from all parts of the world and from all walks of life Almost half of them are Americans. Others come from Western Europe and Japan Their average age is 30 but his oldest patient was a 70-year- old German He said he successfully operated on a 50-year-old French Roman Catholic an Italian university several fellow some writers and artists and a large number of prostitutes and transvestite Dr. Burou almost never follows up a former patient's career and does not know what happened to the priest. think most of want to forget they ever had to undergo such an he said British author James who at 43 decided to undergo surgery and become Jan wrote about in her new book Conundrum. It describes Morris's decision to change and the operation in Casablanca MENTAL DECISION Dr Burou stressed that the impulse to change sex is almost invariably not physical the complex surgery used to take three but Dr Burou has cut it to 90 followed by three to four weeks of convalescence The total cost is often reduced for patients of limited means Dr Burou was born the son of a French settler in Algeria He studied medicine at Algiers settled in Casablanca in 1940 and stayed on when French colonial rule ended Singer's amazing machine of tomorrow. The fabulous Futura A TREMENDOUS VALUE AT Complete with carrying case. 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