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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J4 THE LETHBSIDGE HERALD Coalition supports abortion TORONTO (CP) A confer- ence of Hie Canadian Women's Coalition to Repeal the Abor- tion Laws has decided to make repeal of abortion laws a key issue in Die current federal election campaign. Lorna Grant, the coalition's executive secretary, said ttie conference is planning a series of activities to culminate in ral- lies and demonstrations across Ihe country Oct. 21. about a week before the Oct. 30 elec- tion. "Women represent slightly over hall the Miss Grant said in a news release. "And yet an issue which is of burning importance to us is called a 'non-issue.' This is one of the most blatant examples of discrimination revealed in the election." The coalition also is planning a one-day assembly here Oct. 21, inviting candidates from across the city as well as the federal party leaders. v, October 3, 1972 rr j-awiiiu Ballerina begins fifth year at London Festival Ballet CAROL LONDON (CP) In the high- ly competitive, intense of ballet, it's rare to find a dancer so relaxed and detached about her as Heather McCub- bin, the latest ballet aspirant to make the long journey from Canada's West Coast to tlic London stage. "Ballet isn't one doesn't wont to be too dedi- says petite, brmvn- haired Heather, now beginning lier fifth year with the London Festival Ballet, Britain's sec- She says it's harder work llian the Royal Uallet school, for which she was accepted at an audition when tho Royal Ballet visited Vancouver seven years on the last leg of a iVcrth American lour. But (he Vancouver girl finds lime for friends and interests outside tlie tighl-knit society of ballet, which she says can be nar.-owing in its effect. She reads voraciously in spare half- hours on the subway or snatch- ed between rehea 'sals, believ- ing "She important thing is to ond biggest at-i keep your mind busy." CLASS ON TWO WHEELS Owning a bicycle these days just isn't the same as a years ago. Prestige an a Iwo-wheeler means high rise handle bars, or modified way-down-low bars. Left to right are Terry Kirschsnrnan, 9, Von McFadden, 10 and Kalhy Nesting, 9. All are stu- denls at Agnes Davidson School. .....Hill Groenen, photo HELP US TO HELP OTHERSI The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effetls CALL 328-2360 FOS PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. WOMEN OF THE MOOSE AFTERNOON BINGO Wed.r Oct. 4-2 p.m. At the Moose Hal! 1234 3rd Ave. N. NO CHILDREN UNDER 56 YEARS OF AGE Sponsored by Ihe Women of the Mooso SASKATOON (CP) Hospi- tal patients have become con- vinccd that hospital TLC no here. It has changed in the pa- tients' minds to "total lack of concern.'1 said Ma-ion R. Jack- son of University Hospital. She told the annual meeting o! the hospital systems study is creating gaps In the system of hospital care. "Wliat is the priority of hos- pital functions? Is it patient care, education, research? "Specialization coupled with a feeble attempt to hold on to the concept of 'total1 individual care has resulted in increased conflict as to the major con- cern of the liospital." Miss Jackson said hospitals grrups that modern technology' have added non-medical istrators to their work force for the of their vaious functions. I These oganizational experts j could solve many problems by j acting as go betwcens for doc- I tors, nurses, technicians and service people, she scid. As a result, patients would get the benefit of all services offered. "Their (the administrators') primary concern, however, ap- pears to be involved with bal- ancing the budget and maintain- ing a health bureaucracy, nei- ther of which they have been ter the Royal Ballet. "After all, you can't go on dancing forever. Ballet dancers usually reach thei': peak at 35." Now 24, Heather has been :raining for ballet since she was six, studying in Liverpool where she was bora Vic- toria and Vancouver, where her father is an insurance adjus- ter. But she seems happy enough as a senior member of the corps de ballet, with occa- sional solo spots, without striv- ing ambitiously for the star- dom of fellow British Colum- bians Lynn Seymour and Jenni- fer Penney. KNOWS LIMITATIONS "Every'dancer has her limi- tations and I know said Heatliev in an interview. She has danced in a wide range ol ballets the Festival Ballei does more modern works than Ihe Royal or Sadler's Wells hut prefers a demi-character role, "something with a bit o acting in it." "T just take life as it comes don't Ihink too far sin smiled when asked how shi sees her career shaping. "There are lots of things I'c like to do one day I havi lots of crazy schemes in nv able to Miss Jackson said. "The patient is in a predica- ment and needs health workers to recognize this predicament and its she said. Miss Jackson said a woman, for example, received three prescriptions for a readily dia- gnosed, condition. Since she did not have sufficient funds to purchase all three, she chose one of them at random. As it turned out, she bought medica- tion to counteract side effects of the other two. The woman therefore remain- ed untreated, she said. But health workers could have ex- plained to her the function of the drugs. head." She is attracted by thi thought of television acting am one day would like the time ti take a cordon bleu cookery course. Meanwhile, her days a'-c to tally dominated by work-all-da: rehearsals, currently eight per foTinanccs a week in Swa and only Sundays off. A typical day at the hug hall on the south bank of In Thames starts at a.m. o 10 a.m. with a warm-up sessio at the barre, followed b rehearsals until 6 p.m. with an hour's break for lunch. Then I there is just 90 minutes before the three-hour performance, and Heather finally gets home to suburban Golders Green by p.m. Most of all, she enjoys the for Britain's biggest ballet company. It touring usually enlailed in working firmly, "and no longer." spends five or six weeks a year touring in continental Europe and recent appearances abroad have taken it as far afield as Japan, Singapore, Ko- rea .ind Kuala Lumpur in Mal- aysia. Company officials hope the Festival Ballet may make its first Canadian in the next couple of years. Heather looks forward to that, but has no idea how long she will continue in ballet. "I'll go on dancing just as long as I enjoy she says A CANADIAN IN IONDON Heather McCubbin, who grew up in British Columbia, is now beginning her fifth year with the London Festival Ballet, Britain's biggest dance company. Now 24, Heather, a senior mem- ber cf the corps do ballet, lias been training since she was six. (CP Photo) (.Calendar JLoca 'appemnyt LETHBR1DGE FISH GAMEASSOC. IN THE EAGLES HALL 13lh St. N. JACKPOT IN 55 NUMBERS FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4lh, 8th ond IN 7 NUMBERS NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 For 3 Days Thursday, October 5fh through Saturday, October 7th A beautiful 8" x 10" COLOUR PORTRAIT of your child plus .50 handling Age limit of sitter is irom 5 weeki to 12 years. Group portraits can he taken at on .99 per additional child. Limit of one portrait per child Two per family. Phofogiopher's location: .Slice Department, Main Photographers Hours: Thursday and Mciay, 10 a.rn Saturday, 9 a.m. lo 5 p.rn The Hi Neighbor Club sponsor a dance Wednesday from to p.m. at West- minster school. It will lie a re- quest night, courtesy of the Westerners Orchestra. Every- one welcome. will hall. Mr. Stead Hooper will ipeak on the Worth Report and educational changes. Members are asked lo attend. Capture that pixie smile Torever in full, realistic colour with Eastman Kodak Professional Ektacolor Film. so sure you'll love your picture, that we'll give you your money back If this isn't one of the most life-like you've ever seen. You choose from actual finished portraits not proofs. Extra Prints are available at reasonable prices. floor EATON'S A wedding riance will be hclrl in honor of Doug and Learuie Graham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Tollcy of Brant, at 9 p.m. Saturday in the Brant Community Friends and relatives welcome. i The Lcthhririge Branch Al- bert a Home Economics Asso- ciation will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. note change of date. Members will be attending (he Electric Living Seminar, '72, sponsored Calvary Power at tin's time. The theme is Let's i Take a Second Look. The Aid of St. Peter i anil St. Paul's Greek Catholic Church uill hold the regular I meeting tonight at 8 p.m. in the parish hall. Hostesses for the evening will Mrs, J. Kun- rlrik Sr. and Mrs. .T. Kundrik Jr. Friendship Lodge No. 720 will hold the regular meeting Wed- j nesclay at fl p.m. in the IOOF Usual lunch. The Lelhbridgf! Chapter Cer- tified Nursing Aides monthly meeting wit] he held tonight at p.m. in the lounge of the auxiliary hospital, There will Ix; an election of officers and all CNA's arc risked lo attend. Srmthminstcr UCW rnccl i Thursday at p.m. at Gal- Wraith school. M Unit will host the program at 2 p.m. The bazaar meeting will follow and fill unit representatives arc ask- ed to attenrl. The regular monthly meeting of Assumption CWL will be held Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the A tea and bake sale spon- j sored by the auxiliary to the j Southland Nursing Home, will i be held Tuesday f-jom 2 to 4 p.m. at the home. Donations to the tea and bake table wel- come Contact Mrs. Komm, president, at 328-7274. Christian Science testimony meeting Wednesday p.m. in church auditorium, 1203 4th Avenue South, Everyone wel- come. SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL I of mending to de? A wedding soon? A yen to be creative? Rent and Sew wilh a gorgeous KENMORE Z1G ZAG from Simpsons-Sears, Telephone 328-9231 Or Drop In At Simpsons-Sears, Centre Village Mall far Complete Details PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS.-B p.m. LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 8 p.m. JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 55 NUMBERS OR LESS (Increasing ono number per week unlil won) 1st GAME JACKPOT 5Ih GAME (X) !0th GAME JACKPOT IN 50 NUMBERS FREE BUS SERVICE HOME AFTER BINGO MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NORMANDY LOUNGE Children under T6 not allowed Sponsored by Ladies Auxilimy to Canadian Legion FOOT NOTES by JOE "Daddy IOVBI walking in the ilippen from JOE GREEN'S 10 much fhal he con'f stop." Newest Styles for Fall for men, women and children are now arriving at GREEN'S SHOES DOWNTOWN ON SIXTH STREET ;