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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 20-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD May 1974 Prospect of retirement one of freedom and fun HALIFAX Retire- ment can be fun. At least that is the opinion of a number of retired Nova Scotians who participated in a recent seminar at Mount St. Vincent university here. Mark Leet of retired for 11 said he finds time to do odd jobs that he wants to do and which give him enjoyment than work ever gave older I get the better I he but added that it is most important to keep busy. WINNER Oftht HALF GELDING ARABIAN Drawn for at The Chinook Arabian Horse Show Orvil Svennes Program No. 769 1914 10th Ave. North Lelhbridge Thanks to all for Your Luke McCarthy of Dart- mouth said that the transition from being busy to being re- laxed isn't bad if one can find a replacement for the pres- sures of industry. if you sit around you won't have a very good but if you can join a club with other people your own age you can't have a better His wife said the freedom from responsibilities to job and family makes life more enjoyable you can spend it She said retirement and membership in a senior citizens' club most takes one back to being Marguerite Hartnett of Rockingham said most people think a person's life is fin- ished once he has retired. you're young in mind you're never she said. retirement doesn't mean one is old and feeble and confined to a rock- ing Vera Carter of Dartmouth said that retired people can do things that no other people in the world can do. in a relaxed group with people your own age is beautiful. You do what you when you with no one to remind you of your job or Arthur Ibsen of a man of vitality at 84 years of said the means should be set up for retired persons to speak to groups of people who are about to retire. a retiring person is not ready for he will lose all will get tired of doing things and eventually just won't bother to take care of He also said the retired should be given an opportun- ity to counsel others. been through a and we know a lot about trouble and problems. What better sort of person could help a lonely old man or an older couple whose marriage is GOOD FRINGE BENEFITS LONDON Enoch former Conservative MP noted for his right-wing suggests Britain's low- paid nurses are more than compensated by good marriage prospects. Writing in the nurses' Powell says no occupation has a better start in marriage stakes because of with young Powell is a former health minister. Art features South The works of contemporary artist Rick Hancock are on dis- play in the Lethbridge Public Library theatre gallery until June 2. The 18 pieces portraying scenes of Southern Alberta done by Winston Churchill High include sculptures and photo silk screen art. Mr. Hancock has studied at the Banff School of Fine Arts and plans to continue his work there during the summer months. This is his first showing. Peoples Jewellers can show you Rolex... and Rolex can show you the time of your Win a free tip for2to Acapufca. Come in to your Peoples Jewellers store and see the largest selection of superb quality and fill out an entry form for the Rolex contest. Rolex could show you the time of your exciting Aca- pulco. We're giving away 4 one week trips for two including return double accommodation at the beach front Paraiso Marriott and spending money. Don't miss your chance to win time of your purchase contest closes August 1974. The Rolex Datejust and Rolex Lady and matching Jubilee bracelets. Ladies Men's jeweiLens CENTRE VILLAGE MALL Open daily 9 a.m. to Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Telephone 327-1303 -The Herald Family Vietnamese war widows forced to abandon young By LY PHUC THAI SAIGON Doan Minh Cuong's mother could give his sister and two little brothers all the love they needed after their father was killed in the war in 1972. But she couldn't give them food. Like mafly other Vietnamese war she placed her children in an orphanage. now and his brother and sisters are among or so children up to 18 years of age now living in 134 orphanages around South government officials say. In an orphan is a child who has lost either parent or both. While there are no solid United States officials in social welfare services estimate the total to be nearly a with about of them offspring of American soldiers. The war has deprived about children in military families of their and about others are classified as non-military orphans who now live with their mothers or the officials say. The ones with the worst luck are those like Cuong and his friends who are abandoned in the orphanages. While they are not they are generally underfed. Cuong still remembers happy days before the fighting came to his home in Loc Ninh. father used to come home every night. He brought me corn and many he said. some strangers came and took him away. Mother said they killed Cuong said his mother took him and seven other children and fled to a refugee camp. Then the course of life changed for four of them. Cuong gave us some food. But there were days when we were very hungry. Mother said she would take us to a place to find food. She took us here and went away. We cried. We wanted to stay with her and also have food But she did not let Cuong said his mother has not paid a visit in the more than one year he has been in the orphanage. Government support for the orphans is officials said about a month for food for each in the mostly operated by religious organizations. The military orphans receive each about 65 cents in cash a month in THE BETTER HALF addition to other privileges such as free schooling and scholarships. International charity donations come in from various countries such as New Zealand and officials say. Strong interest has been shown by the U.S. through a program for child in Vietnam. The program also assists in an adoption program which helps place orphans in American homes. Nearly 200 have been adopted by American families since the beginning of the U.S. officials say. GETS AROUND The average Canadian motorist travels about miles a year. By Barnes eating BETWEEN I'm eating AMONG Golden Mile Open Mond'ay through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Next The Golden Mile Dancers will entertain at Blue Sky Lodge at 2 p.m. Singing 10 a.m. Dancing 2 p.m. A food auctior. will be held at 2 p.m. at the centre with Keith Erdman of Hurlburt Auction as auctioneer. All are welcome to attend. Donations of canned goods and baking would be appreciated. coffee and donuts will be served. Dance practice a.m. There are a few tickets left for the trip to Turtle Mountain which is set for June 10. Tickets are on sale for the trip to the Calgary June 24. The centre is starting a daily phone service and would like to hear from people who are shut-in or lonely and would like a daily call. The centre is accepting names of senior citizens who would like to have small repairs done around the home. Application forms for the Golden Age Camp are now available at the centre office. Salaries up SAN FRANCISCO Western Temporary Services Inc. said a survey by the firm shows that salaries for typists are on the upswing. During the first quarter of 1974 senior typists in 11 cities surveyed earned an average of an an increase of eight cents from the preceding quarter and 27 cents higher than the first quarter of 1973. OPTICAL MISCRIPTION CO- ;