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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Little spare time for Mrs. Waldheim By SII1RLEV CHRISTIAN UNITED NATIONS (AP) Elisabeth traveller, household manager and reluctant star of Ihe diplo- matic social why women keep writing with offers to help fill her spare time. "I don't know what they Ihink I around with my feel up all she asked. Women in Lhe United Stales, Austria and Germany wrote the I'.'ife of the UN sccrelary-gen- eral recently offering their services as her companion. They said they were accom- plished conversationalists and good at such things as walking in (he park. Even wilh Kurt Waldheim working around the clock, Mrs. V.'aldheim says her time is more than tpken up by the some 20 reouests she receives each day for appearances- most of which she hy managing homes in two countries, caring for the young- csl of their th-ee children and travelling to such places as Pe- king and Moscow. "What I need is a good cook and an efficient maid." she spiel in an interview. Mrs. Waldheim, a lively and handsome 40-year-old, has care- fully styled hi-own hair and hig brown eyes. She is nearly five feet 10 inches tall. She met Kurt Waldheim when bolh were students at the Uni- vcruily of Vienna during the Second World War and they married in 1944. She studied lav.', then worked for two years before and after their marriage until she climbed up to a fa'-m- house in the mountains outside Vienna as the war closed in on the city and, with only her mother and a midwife lo help, gave birth to Liselotte, their first child. The day was May 7, 1945, the day Germany surrendered, "Wilh the career of my hua- bcnd tho-c was no question of my working after she said. "Friends sometimes ask if I regret thai I gave up work- ing, but I never have time to think about it." Waldlieim's first foreign post was with the legation in Paris in 1948. Since then, he has had three stints at the United Na- tions, been ambassador to Can- ada and two years as foreign minister. Last year, IK ran unsuccessfully for president of Austria. Lisclotte, 27, earned a mas- ter's degree in international af- fairs at Columbia Unive-sity and began her own UN career 51'? years ago. She works in the UN narcotic and drug division in Geneva. Their son Gerhard, born in Pa ns 24 years ago. finished law j studies al the University of I Vienna last February and now studies at. Harvard Business School. Canadian-torn Christa, 13, is a student at Ihe Lycee Francais in New York. The family has an apartment in Vienna, a house near Vienna and the place they call a summer house on a lake near Salzburg. They like lo spend summers in Auslria so lire chil- dren will not forget the German language. The entire family also speaks French and Eng- lish. Ann Landers Fridoy, November 3, 1971 THE IETHBRIDCE HERALD 21 First year of infant feeding crucial for healthy adults By SANDT1A BLAKESLF.E New York Times Service I the belief lhal blubbery babies of adults, Kretchmer said. Tor are heallhy babies. instance, recent research h I i Kretchmer advises breast shown that many infants can- Lhe culling hack of; nut readily make a certiiB STANFORD, CaUf. How a I mother feeds her infant during rather than fats i amino acid, a building block lor the first year of his hfe may be or protcjns7 in a fat baby's diet i protein synthesis, which adults crucial in delerrmmng how, what an inrant eats -K jU5, as i can Syntnesjze. Human breast healthy an adult he will be important as how much he eats. I milk contains much of this when he grows up. a pediatrics j Krelchmer said. Recent studies amino acid, however, hut un- expert said this week. jn England have claimed that j luckily cow's milk is relatively According to Dr Normsn i the p r i n c i p a 1 cause for ath- low in it, the pediatrician said. Kretchmer, professor of pe- I erosclerosis, or hardening of the i II has also been shown that diatrics at Stanford University j arteries, is sucrose in the diel. 'babies need certain other the study of human nutrition is j Sucrose is sugar. amino acids which are not very revealing new information that i If Ihe claims are true and important in adult nutrition, may drastically change the sugar is the culprit behind Ihe The point is, Dr. Kretchmer ay physicians have viewed i high rate of coronary heart dis- said, that nutritionally an in- Ihe eating needs of infants in ease in the United Stales, he fanl is not a small adult. The said, generations growing up quality of an "infant's now are in trouble. Americans should be different from that of consume 100 pounds of sugar a j an adult, he said, person a year and much of thai j Dr. Krelchmer made his re- amounl is going into the marks al a recenl clinicial sym- mouths of babies. posium sponsored by Stanford The nutritional needs of in- Children's hospital and Stan- fanls are different from those ford's deparlmenl of pediatrics. DEAR LADDERS: Your answer lo "Berkeley Biff" regarding four-letter words was good bul you should have hit him harder. Granted, words are only sounds, but by Ihe same token, treaties and licenses are only scraps of paper. It's what those sounds and scraps of paper MEAN that mailers. Most decent people are made uncomfortable by dirty words. Refraining from making people uncomfortable is simply good manners. No one has the right to embarass others. In Texas n person can gel arrested lor using foul language in public. I am 17 years old and proud to say lba( my father would slap me across the room if he heard me use a filthy word. Some kids my age think I'm weird when I tell them lo walch their mouths when I'm around, but in my opinion there's a lot more wrong with kids who can't express themselves without talking dirty than with me. If I'm a square, O.K., hut I'm proud to be a Texas Baptist. Tyler Teen DEAR TY: I'm a far cry from 17. and I'm no Texas Bap- tist, but I agree. Shake hands wilh a square from Iowa who liked your letter. DEAR ANN LANDERS: Three years ago I clipped my favorite column and carried il in my wallet luilil it is jusl barely legible. You called il "How To Get Through The Day." and il helped me more than anything I have ever read in my life. Will you play il again, DEAR LINDA: With pleasure. Just for today I will live through (he ncxl 12 hours and nol tackle my whole life problem al once. Just for today I will improve my mind. I learn something useful. I will read something thai requires effort, thought and concentration. Jusl for today 1 will be agreeable. 1 will look my best, speak in a well modulated voice, be courteous and consider- ate. Just for today I not find fault wilh friend, relative or colleague. I will not I IT to change or improve anyone but myself. Just for today 1 have n program. 1 might nol fol- low il exactly, bul I will have il. I will save myself from hvo enemies hurry and indecision. Just for l of lay I will exercise my character in two ways. 1 will do a good I urn and keep it a secret. If anyone finds mil, it uon't count. Just for lodny I will do two things I don'l want to do, jusl for Jus! for Unlay I irill lx? unafraid. Especially will I be unarnrid lo enjoy is boauliful and believe lhal as I give lo the world, the world will give lo me. SNEAKING BY While crowds and reporters in the backo round uwailed the ar- rival of Prime Minister Trudeau for a cabinet meeting, Mimi Slanfield, daughter of the Progressive Conservative leader, managed to sneak by almost unnoticed. prob- ably find herself attracling more attention should her father become Prime Minister. (CP Wirephoto) Experts don't see eye-to-eye over organically the past Among Ibe oew find-ings: Fpt babies lend lo have obes- ity problems as adults whereas thin babies do not. Babies who are fed lots of sugar may have a lendency, as adults. Lo de- velop heart troubles more read- ily than those who were not fed sugar. Also, what is good for grownups may be terrible for the baby The belief lhal excess [al ac- quired in infancy is bad stems from experiments done by Dr. Jules Hirsch at Rockefeller University, Dr. Kretchmer said. Dr. Hirsch demonstrated that the number and size of fal cells KmrvTr.K ,rp, in the body are established Out CP! early in life. He fed some rals Members of the medical profes- a low-fat diel and observed lhal I slon wel'e criticized here for. they developed, relatively few.! inability to help young drug relatively small fat cells. Rals abusers and reluctance to allow fed a high-fat diet, on the other others lo help, hand, developed many more fat! Mrs- Owen Salsbury told the cells which had a greater ca- Ontario Medical Association's parity to store fats lhan did the I hearing into Ihe medical profes- cells of the thin rats sion thai doctors are inade- Such tendencies also applv to i and poorly trained to humans. Dr. Krelchmer said. help drug abuscrs. W h en a fat baby slims down Mrs. Salsbury. representing a into a skinny child, he will still Kingston group called Parents Doctors accused of vacillating have the same high number of cells capable of storing fat. When the child reaches adult- hood, Lhe pediatrician said, he has the built-in potential of be- of Drug Abusers. said some doctors view drug abuse as a medical problem, others as a behavioral problem. The profession musl decide coming oliese. If is only a po- which view is correcl. she said. y tential. however. Dr. Kreich- H drug abuse is a medical mer said; a thin adult can have lots of fat cells but avoid stok- ing them up to full capacity problem, doctors should be bet ter trained to deal wilh it. If it is a behavioral problem, they The problem of obesitv can be should allow others lo handle it he went wise cxcenl m medical emergencies By SIIARI.EEN BAMVON EDMONTON (CP) Nulrl- lion experts don'l always see cye-lo-eye on the question of organically grown foods. ''A carrot is a ca-rot. as far n.- I'm said Aileen Whitmore, food and nu- trition consultant wilh the Al- berta agriculture department. "What's done to food before it reaches the harvesting m c I h o d s, fe-ti- hzers. food be considered, said Lilian Al- exander who teaches a nutri- tion course Bt Grant Mac- Ewan Community College in Edmonton. Flying objects ic Leister's Coming Events -fc WESTERN BOARD RECITAL Fri.7 Nov. p.m. University of Lethbridge Admission Free LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. PARAMOUNT THEATRE BLOC. Phone 328-4060 TORONTO (CPI An Kng- lisii folklore researcher says hel't'f in fairies is still very much alive in Brilain. Or. Katharine said in an inlr-vicw here llml manv a good folklale is Icfl rawrilten bHT.ii-se people still believe and parting unlh information alwut (lit lillle people is considered unlucky. "This is a problem a re- searcher is faced with Another one is lhat Ihe people are afraid of being laughed al. "But quite a lot of educaled people have seen fairies. They of Iheir experience and tlwre is a body of literature on Ihc sightings." Dr. Briggs, in Toronto tor a lecture, said lhat in Cornwall, many people believe that fair- ies are the ghosts of dmiris. "They were honlhens. Nol good enough lor heaven and nol Imd enough for she said. "Tlwir powers In roam Ihe enrth need replenishing and to keep them from dwindling they possess people." In sonic airas of Ihe Brilish Isles. Ihc belief in fairies is so greal lhal no direct designation U ever mnde. People upeak of BS "Ihem." Ms. she pre- f grown" refers to Hie use of fers lo be she be- I nalural such as man- lieves unrefined flour, whole wheal h-ead. and all olher foods with no chemical addi- tives, are nutritionally supe- rior. Mrs. Wliilmore. said- "If a person wanls to eat ugly-look- ing food thai may be partially decayed. lei them go ahead. The pily of il is. comparable producls which are equally nutritious usually cost less.'' PRICES HIGH Both Ms Alexander and Mrs. Whit more in interviews agreed health food slores charge consumers an exorbi- tant price. But after Dial of harmony on (he topic of health foods, the agreemenl ends. "The'-e is no conclusive evi- dence lo back the theory that crganicallv-grown vegetables are nutritionally better.'1 said Mrs. Whitmore. who has a BA in home economies from the 1 niversity of British Colum- bia. "Organically-gvovvii foods are a luxury. We coulrin'l mass produce and preserve foods without chemical help." pre' feed ing practices for infants. WANTS HELP CENTRES Dr. Kretchmer said that while Mrs Salisburv 5llggested es- heredity plays an important j Of de-oxif nre or decomposed vegetable ication centres to assist drug lhan others, no matter what j they eal) mothers should try A not lo overfeed their infanls in v ca She said "organically New officers named mailer rather than chemical fertilizers. "Even snack foods like po- lalo chips can be adequately fortified wilh additives to give some food value." Though disagreeing with (hose who oppose chemical additives in food products, she said such people have done nut -itionists and the public a great sen-ice by drawing io their attention the importance of mitrilion and the necessity const anlly lo reappraise die- tan' habits and food-process- ing melliods. iVTs. Alexander. has a master's degree in biochemis- try and is head of the math- science department at the community college where she teaches nutrition, said televi- sion advertizers rievelon tastes for nutrition-empty, over-proc- essed foods. producers often il Unformed by borne econo- imsls who know little about nutrition and advice their companies on thp basis of their limited information. "These people are often under tremendous pressure lo justify the p 'occ'ssing methods ll'cir romnnnv is us'ne She advised people to grow I heir own grind (heir ovn flour, and if possi- ble, meal from animals no1 fed wilh hormone addi- tives. ana or town iocal kai: (oca The Minus One Cluo will hold a Sadie Hawkins dance from 9 p.m. Saturday to a.m. in the j Polish Hall. Music by the Long- acres, and dress is optional. alnisers. since many doctors feel hospital emergency wards are not the place for drug abuse cases Dr. D. C. Symington, Queen's University professor. [old the hearing that doctore musl become more involved in the social, psychological, voca- lional and economic I quences of illness and disabil- ity. Rehabilitation of patients, I wliich allows patients to remain in their homes, can save thou- sands of dollars, he said. Re- hnbilitation of a car accident victim in her home saved 450.- in hospital cosls over four Although hospital costs would be reduced by rehabilitation, said Dr Symington, costs will increase to the community and 1 social services ministry. I A further problem, he said. Is the shortage of rehabilitation specialists An Ontario Medical i Association survey two ago found 28 vacancies for these physicians and only about five medical graduates training in the field. Doctors In rehabili- tation medicine received 1 lowest incomes. The board of directors of the On the occasion of their 501 h Lethbridge and District OlcYim- wedding anniversary. Mr. and era1 Pemmican Club will meet Mrs. Bert Folkins received con-, at 8 p.m Monday in the club gratulatory scrolls from Prime rooms. A full atlendance is re Minister Pierre Trudeau. Pe- mier Peter Lougheed, Cover- quested in order that the mem- bership roll may be purged and nor General and Mrs. Roland an invitation list compiled. Kitchener. Lieutenant Govern-1 or Grant MacEwan. Deane, SI. Mary s ACW will sponsor Gundlock MP. Rt. Hon. John i a rummage sale at 9 a.m. Sal- Diefenbaker. and Mayor Andy m Ihe church hall, 538 Andean of Lethbridge. 12lh M- L The family held an open cirole Sqllare house at the Holiday Inn. and Dance a ,ar out-of-town guests came Irom; a( pm in Prince Albert and Swift Cur- Solltnminster han. Women are rent. Sask.: Edmonton. Cal- j (o bnng a lluich An gary. Medicine Hat. Foremost. are dallcere welcome. Wamer and numerous olher' t points. The Alhena Home Econom- Phone calls we-e received ics Associalion will meet al 8 from Vancouver, B.C. and Seat- tle. Wash. Mrs. Folkins iefl Daylon. Ohio, wilh her parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Kessler, and I settled in New Daylon in 1909. i They moved lo Lethhridge in 1018. Mr BKST MAX Mr Folkins. who came west LONDON (APi David Shi- from Sussex. X.B. in 1919. is! guests meld was best man when his' new retired after 56 years in former wife remarried Ihe food industry. p.m. Tuesday in Ihe home of Mrs. Cathie Thrall. 2047 North Parkdde Drive. Allan Parry, counsellor and psychologist al the University of Lellibridge will speak on growth commu- nity (he next slep in the hu- man potential movement. Members are asked to invile DO YOU THINK THIS WAY ABOUT FUNERALS? Money spent on elab- orate funerals would bt beher spent on the liv- ing. I don'l wont my body put on public display. I want to record my wishes before my death so that my ne.xt of kin need not make painful decisions under stress. O I wont lo support a non-profil group work- ing for simple, digni- fied and inexpensive funerals. If so, ask for free folder. MEMORIAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA 1132- 16 SI. S. Lethbridgl The women of the Order of I lie Royal Purple have an- nounced their neu1 cxeni.fivr-. for Ihe coming year: Mi's. Dorecn Mosc is honored royal lady; Mrs. Margaret Roth, immediate past honored j royal lady: Mrs. Phyllis Bacc- da, associale royal lady: Mrs. M a r y-Kllen Johnson. I royal lady: Mrs. Fanny Hop- i kins, lecturing lady; Mrs. Max-' ine llollihan. secretary: Mrs.: Norma Spoulos, Mrs. Belli Stewart, throe- term trustee; Mrs. Edna llan- sen, two-term tnislcc; Mrs. Edna Delerman, one-lcrm Irus- Icc: Mrs. Kay Nni.ter. chap- lain: Mrs. Dorolhy Carroll, con- ductress: Mi's. Joyce Yalowcga. Inner THE BETTER HALF By Barnes She has wrlllen number of pmrd; Mrs. Joyce Curmirhnrl. novels based on folMalos nnd outer guard: Airs. Belly Oil-, compiled n foir-vohunc die-, son. hlsloi inn; Mrs. Helen Kirk. Uoniry rf British folktales. pianist. J "A pclicemon gave me this ticket because I posted Ihe speed IrinU and qualified lor the race ot Indianapolisl" THE CATHOLIC WOMEN'S LEAGUE ANNUAL TEA--SALE OF WORK-BAKE TABLE Saturday, November 4, p.m. ST. BASIL'S CHURCH 6lh Ave. S 13lh SI. North CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S HALL-Cor. 13th Si, and 6th N. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd O'CLOCK 4th and 8lh Gamos in 7 NUMBERS-12th Game JW S CARDS FOR OR 25c EACH BLACKOUT JACKPOT 52 NUMBERS LUCKY NAME DRAW WORTH LUCKY NUMBER DRAW WORTH Pptsoni Under 16 Ycnrs Nol Allowtl SPONSORED SI. BASIL'S MEN'S ClUB ;