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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: May I speak in behalf of a per- secuted minority that has been discriminated against for years, but no one takes up our cause? 1 am talking about "The Boss's Daughter." We are supposed to know everything about the business including what is going to happen in advance, because we are The Boss's Daughter. We are expected to come in early and stay late if there is anything that needs to be done. No overtime of course because we are The Boss's Daughter. We may not leave for a dental or doctor appointment or for any of the legitimate reasons the other employees take off tor because we are The Boss's Daughter. We are not included in office talk or any of the fun things that happen because we are The Boss's Daughter. ff we make a mistake we get twice as much heat from our superiors and then when we get home at night we get more of the same because we are The Boss's Daughter. Sign Me, Fed Up Because I Am The Boss's Daughter. DEAR FED: An employee who has as many complaints as you can't be very effective. Furthermore, no girl would stay with a job she hates so thoroughly unless she was darned sure she couldn't do better someplace else not even The Boss's Daughter. DEAR ANN LANDERS: Please print this letter for the mothers of daughters who are 13 or 14, look like 18 or 19 and act like 25. At this very moment a good friend of mine, a really good guy just back from Vietnam (and hungrier than he should have been) is sweating out a charge of statutory rape. Some little sex kitten made him a straight-out proposition right in Monday, November 30, W7I TH[ tETHBRIDCE HERAIB 13 Heartache for millions Bangladesh shatters Dr. Hitschmanova By MAUREEN JAMIESON Family Editor Money will solve many prob- lems, but not all. With money, said Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova, "you can build cities but you can't bring back mothers who have been slain in front of their children." Dr. Hitschmanova, executive director of the Unitarian Ser- vice Committee is in Lethbridge on her yearly trans Canada fund-raising tour, which takes her from Newfoundland to Brit- ish Columbia. The USC needs to meet its goal of million. HEARTBREAKING JOURNEY Before embarking on this year's campaign, Dr. Hitsch- manova made her twentieth trip around the world. "I was in 13 countries on three continents 147 days Dr. Hitschmanova pointed out, "they can start their tra- dilional trades and crafts again. KEEPING CHILDREN ALIVE "But this is only one pro- gram. We have over 100 pro- jects. USC has commitments in 13 countries, including 21 pro- jects in southern Africa. "Since we are an immensely practical agency, we always start with first things first, which means feeding liter- ally keeping children alive." "I feel very strongly when I come back to Canada and see the she said. The waste of water, money and food upset her most. The terri- __________________ We need "My great hope is the chil- very probably would not have i dren of said Dr. Hitscb- come about without Canadian j manova. "They're very inter- help. "We were 22 per cent over j ested, very eager to listen and very eager to help. And tha our objective last year because values are changing." of Bangladesh. The response I with two and a half months is always greater when there Of campaigning behind her and is an emergency because Cana- just two short weeks to go, Dr. dians are warmhearted people Hitschmanova is worrying and generous, if they have a i about needed to al- reliable channel, and the ser- j tain goaf. vice committee is very deeply trusted because many people know that I go overseas each year and investigate our pro- In Africa, she said, "there is 5__ terrible hunger constant} hunger among the chilc'.xai.; The children die at such an} and she said. j earlv age because of malnu- "It was my most shattering j trjtjon trip in my 27 years with the j d we service committee, because of can provide a midday [or Bangladesh. a hungry school child. From WeeWhimsy "This terrible commitment o{ million for a 12-month pe- riod hangs heavily over us. and I shall not stop until we the last nickel in our bank she vowed. "The human tragedy is so great, and you cannot erase the heartache families." of millions of LOW OVERHEAD Because of the great army of her own living room. She said her folks were out of town so j working for the Unitarian Service Committee, houses for Bangladesh." there we go into health pro- grams for mothers nutrition j and family planning. "Of course you are i Dr. Hitschmanova said she on becomtag involved in this1 was "immensely grateful to.......- the people of Lethbridge "for allowing us to use money raised last year mostly for he took her up on it. About a.m. the girl's parents came home and caught them in the act. The girl yelled, and her father called the police. They took her to the hospital for an exam- ination and the cops took the guy to the station. The real villain here is not the boy or "Miss Round Heels" but the mother for allowing her 14-year-old daughter (she lied and said she was 19) to get herself up like a tramp and have free run of an empty house. I would like to see this letter printed because it seems there is more of this sort of thing going on now than before. Thank you, Ann. Disgusted With It DEAR G: I agree, the mother is to blame. Usually shes an unhappy woman who wasn't, very popular and hopes to -------1f j c u Llie ailu ui get a vicarious thrill through her daughters escapades. Such j the6planning pathetic women can't wait for the kids to grow up so they foj. our next session. Only a small fraction of the Cup of Milk fund had been dis- persed, she said, when the USC was suddenly informed that the I urgently-needed supply of milk i had been released by another lgency j The trustees of the Lethbridge j fund gave Dr. Hitschmanova I permission to use the money Soon all the YWCA and co-op Saturday. Dec. 16: Agnes for housing, "which is the num- programs will be taking the an- "i" nual Christmas break. It's hard to believe, but the twelve weeks are nearly over and already the bookings and organization said.Dr. Lotfa Hitschmanova, last year's overhead was only 9.26 per cent of the total revenue. More than 90 per cent of the money raised was used in the field. YW CA news pathetic can start training them to be man traps. of local k aen pp A meeting of the Lellibridge Municipal Hospital's Staff Nurses' Association will be held p.m. Tuesday in the nurses' residence. An election of officers is on the agenda. Members of the Major Bur- nett Past Noble Grands' Club are reminded of the regular meeting at p.m. Tuesday in the Oddfellows Hall. Nomin- ation of officers for 1973 will be held. the Red Cross building, 1120 7th Ave. S. A brief discussion per- iod will follow. Interested coup- les, family y-oups and individ- uals are invited to attend. The Lethbridge Handicrafts Guild will meet at 2 p.m. Tues- day in the Bowman Art Centre. for our next Just as a reminder our new programs start the week of Jan. 8. In case you're not sure when your class finishes this term, here is a brief run down of closing dates: Monday, Dec. 18: Gilbert Pat- erson keep fit and volleyball: Civic Centre keep fit: Ladies' swimming lessons; Advanced gymnastics. Tuesday, Dec. 12: Civic Cen- tre keep fit; Mom and me swim; Civic Centre ladies' vol- leyball: Dec. 5: Galbraith keep fit and vollevball. A good attendance is request-1 Wednesdav; Dcc. Davidson junior gvronastics. ber Priority Bangladesh. The TAB, bridge, and Eng-1 lish groups will finish the first sne sajd, explaining that ed. The 4th Ward LDS Church I hold a family fair, Wednes- day at 6 p.m. at the Stake Cen- jtre, 28th St. and Scenic Drive. Lethbridge Family Service i There will lie bazaar items. has announced that due to pub- lic request, the film Sexuality and Communication will be re- shown at p.m. Tuesday at ST. BASIL'S C.W.I. Wish lo thank everyone who took part in making the bazaar, tea and tombola such a great success. Following is the list of winners: 1. Miss Carmen Niltsen 515 15th SI. N. 2. Mrs. Rose Marie Watson 181! 7th Ave. N. 3. Mrs. A. Bodie, Coaldole 4. Mrs. Rose Johnson 1819 6th Ave. A. N. 5. Miss Darlene Kolesar 604 16th SI. N. 6. Mrs. Helen Mary George 71! St. B. N. DOOR PRIZE Mrs. Kathy ludwig 1131 23rd St. N. AFGHAN Mrs. Mary tecluse Raymond bake sale, homemade choco- lates, fish pond and games for the children. LONDON (Reuter) Woman now can apply for jobs as Beef- eaters at the Tower of London under changes announced by the British government. Out of 100 non-industrial civil service jobs thought unsuivblc for women in 1970, the govern- ment has released 85 for com- pelition between the sexes. Apart from the Beefeaters guardians of wear colorful uniforms dating i f'oin the 15th century the jobs now available range from the Tower who al tlre Tower. week of December. Scrap Drive: Already the YWCA has had some greal re- sponse on the soliciting of "cre- ative junk." The official date of the scrap drive will be Nov. 29 between and p.m. It is hoped that anyone in the city with styrofoam egg car- tons, milk cartons, buttons, rib- bons, cloth scraps, cardboard cylinders, foil paper. any- thing, we can use for craft and art supplies. Anyone with such items could contact 327- 2234 and pickup of such articles can be arranged. World Service: A child in i Bolivia with no chance of an education little girls in Korea left homeless are the situations that contribu- tions to the YWCA World Ser- vice supports. Blue Triangle and 'Y' Teen groups collect funds for World Service through bake sales, teas, etc. Our an- nual dessert bridge held two weeks ago, donates its proceeds to the World Sendee Organiza- tion. At this time we wish to thank all the people who helped in any way to make this year's dessert bridge the success it was and a special thanks to the many people who came out in Edward a member of lhis the House of Commons event. He said of the changes: The New-To-You !s ..i r ij TV. wavs m need of volunteers. In 1970, I was told that worn- i Also the YWCA is for j en could not be Beefeaters be-1 voiunleer leaders, instructors i cause there were no 'facilities' j rol. our co.op programs and pi- anists for our keep fit classes "I replied that there had been (small renumeration no difficulty in keeping Anne If you can help us out in any son junior gymnastics; Mixed volleyball Civic Centre: Dec. G: Guitar classes. Thursday, December 14: Civ- ic Centre keep fit; Civic Cen- tre badminton: Ladies' swim: Tiny lots creative movement; Lakeview keep fit and volley- ball: Dec. 7: Synchronized swimming: Yoga. Beefeaters lack 'facilities'1 it costs S140 to build a unit which houses from six to 12 j people. Tire matted bamboo unit is' build with a roof of corrugated iron which must be sturdy enough to withstand the sea- sonal monsoons. Each house consists of one huge room lacking all such feature comforts as electricity, bathroom and running water. kind of work, said Dr. Hitsch- j manova, who never takes time I out for a vacation. "But then there are our vie- lories. "You see, there's a very won-1 derful side to our work when you see children grow up and succeed, and we are actually now in the second generation mi many of our programs Kt a tremendous success. j "Success to USC means that j our partners can take over what we initiate together." All USC projects are operated in partnership with either a local agency or (he country's government. "Final victory." she said, "is to turn over a project to the partner and phase out. "We have announced we will phase out of India in 1975. Forty-eight out of the 50 jobs we are doing there will be taken over by our local partner agencies." CANADA HELPS "In all the countries we have worked and are working in, BINGO Nov. 20th JACKPOT S2 NOS. "20 ALARM BINGO" Gold Card Pay OoubU Door Prize-Free Cardl (Many other extras) Regular Cards 25c or S for Uth St. and 6th Ave. 'A' N. No children under 16 allowed :0nce these people are hous-' there are these projects that UKRAINIAN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH BINGO TUESDAY, NOV. 21st, 8 p.m. JACKPOT IN 55 NOS. JACKPOT 4 CORNERS ONLY UP EVERY WEEK 5 CARDS 25c PER CARD No One Under 16 yrs. Details Announced at Bingo Corner 13th St. and 7th Ave. N.p Basement Doors Open at 7 government butler to "calf cer- tifying officers." The changes were advocated by women's rights campaigner PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS IETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL Lots of mending to do? A wedding toon? A yen to be creative? Rent and Sew with a gorgeoui KENMORE ZIG ZAG from Simpsons-Sean. Telephone 328-9231 Or Drop In At Simpsons-Sears, Centre Village Mall For Complete Details Bolevn at the Tower." way please phone 327-22S4. TUESDAY, NOV. 21st at 8p.m. WINNER OF QUILT FROM PICTURE BUTTE LADIES' AUX. Tff R.C.I. 204 MRS. JAN GRANT, BOWNESS RD., CALGARY Ticket No. 2661 THANKS TO Alt WHO PURCHASED TICKETS! BINGO RAINBOW HALL uoi 5th Ave. N. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21st at 8 p.m. First Jackpol in 59 Nos. 2nd Jackpot in Si Noi. Free and 25c per Card, 5 Cards 3 Free Games Door Prize No children Under 16 Yean Sponsored by A.U.U.C. Association SPECIAL PRE-CHRISTMAS TOY SALE! All Toys 10% 2 Days Only! Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 21 and 22 THE GAIT EDUCATIONAL TOY FAIR IS ON AGAIN! Now Open 3rd Ave. S. (Basement) p.m. daily SPECIAL IATE SHOPPING FOR THE SALE 9 o.m. to 9 p.m. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21 and 22 Gait Toys are Back in Town! LARGE SELECTION OF ADVENT CALENDARS It takes a lot of people to get each of our flights in the air around Western Canada and the world. People like Ruth Smith I she's on the end in the she and her crew board it to make sure that it's as sparkling clean for the next flight as it was for yours. That's the kind of special concern and ower You'll probably never have the chance hospitality all of our people have. Can we serve et her, because after you've left the plane you better? Ask someone who's trying. JUST ASK Count on us. PRCIFIC LUESTERfJ AIRLINES ;