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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Rich girl gets top service FREDEniCTON girl, poor girl: whicli one gets the best service when she goes shopping? S u's a n Twecdie and Connie llanscn, students at the Univer- sity ot N c w Brunswick here, Iried to [ind out in an experi- ment llicy did for a psychology class. Susau wore cheap, baggy slacks, and oversized shirt, and carried a vulgar, showy purse for her "poor girl" role. Connie wore a stylisli new rlrcss with matching white shoes and purse; her hair bad Ijccn rfonc and she was care- fully made up. The pair visited loca' stores divider! into four catego- ries: shoe, jcwellry, clothing and other. The result? 'Td hate to he sale Susan, "I felt really rejecter times. I didn't think people were that bad." HANDLED ARTICLES On their shopping excursion, the girls entered stores at the same time and stood close to each olher while they handled articles to draw allenljon. They then measured Ihe length of time it look for each to be served, noted how they were addressed and the assLs- lance each received. Over all, "rich'J Connie rx1- rcived service first in per cent of stores visited. At one clothing stoic, s lie p said, "they stood on their heacjfi I and spit wooden nickels for me, as the saying goes, but for Su- san they pointed and said. 'There's the rack.' "Poor" Susan received Ihe least service in jcwellry the girls said in their report. Elsewhere, Susan was invited only twice to try things on; Con- nie was often encouraged to do so. Susan said she was looked at with mistrust at many stores. "I thought they were watch- ing me for she said. 0 Oclober t, 1972 _ THE IETHBRIDOE HERAID _ 15 rn, an- a out Y town o Mrs. CI. Dodd of is entertaining Mr. and Mrs. Robert McLennan of Calgary, 10 have just returned from ny the coslcrn United alts. BRIEF MOMENT OF GLORY This is nine.yeor-old Glenda Swanson of Walnut Creek, Calif., as she appeared on the cover of Ihe fall issue af Bambino, Ihn magazine for Children's HospElol Medical Cenler in Oakland, The youngsler was a leukemia palicnt at llie liospilal. First copies of the magazine were rushed to the Swanson homo for Glenda 1o see. The following day she died. Wirepholo) Ann Landers Polluted pantyhose ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The N'ew York stale environmental conservation department has issued a warning to women whose nylons already arc threa- tened by cat claws, dog paws, obtrusive nails and all manner of other sharp objects: Beware of the air. Brooklyn and alons; North Pearl Street in Albany chosen fo.- undisclosed but presumably .scientific reasons, brought the worst deterioration to swatches of hose the department's air re- sources division has been ex- posing to the air of New York communities (or the last five years. "Having trouble with sudden runs and holes in your read a relatively straight-faced department news release is- Biicd here. "N'cver, never stand in back of your automobile exhaust pipe when Ihe engine is on." Commissioner Henry L. Dia- mond, in a slalcment, suggest- ed that "this lalp-st environmen- tal insult should stimulate ac- tion for clean air." The department said the vil- lain in polluted air. "the prime destroyer o( nylons." was acid- ir 5Oot an all-inclusive term for such destructive agents as Ihe hot particles in smoke, sul- phuric acid-laden sool. acid aerosols, nilrogen oxides, var- ious particles from internal- combustion engines and solvent vapors and droplets. DEAK ANN LANDERS: My hat is off lo thai smart woman who has no guest room, no fold-up cots, and her sofas are too short (o sleep on. Her home is her castle, as i' should be not a free motel for slap-happy gypsies. Thai other nut who expressed delight at bedding down.and feed ing eight unexpected relatives for five days must have rocks in her head. She also must have a private timncl to the Chase Manhattan Bank. Thai's 80 extra meals, Lady, no counting breakfasts. Several years ago, when 1 had an extra bedroom, a group of invaders stormed my home. They brought huge appetities six pieces of luggage, a Russian wolfhound and a box of dog biscuits. Three months later we moved lo our presenl selu; and we've never been happier, U Lakes all kinds of people lo make a world and if an> one wants lo call me selfish, let them. Familiarity breed contempt, ff you don't believe me, just look around at th broken friendships beUvecn people who got loo clubby. To Thick Won't Slick DEAR TOO THICK: Thank you for "the other side." Th majority of letters on this subject were from people who jus love unexpected company. It docs, indeed, take all kinds Speaking slricllv for myself, I'm with you. CONFIDENTIAL TO FUNNY MONEY: Of course '-mono talks" arid il seems lo be saying "goodbye." What you ar referring lo is called "inflation'' and smarter heads Ilia mine have Iried, without success, to find a solution. D1CAR ANN LANDERS: All my life I've been completely honest. Telling the truth was Ihe governing law in my ing-tp years. And now I am doing something worse than lymg and I'm a nervous wreck over it. I'm a Iliief. I lake money out of my husband's billfold. R. drinks like a fish. We have small children. I can't leave Ilicm to go lo work. He vill not mave out of lire bolide ;md refuses lo admit that liis drinking is a problem, When he comes home at night he falls inlo bed cockeyed drunk and makes no sense until the next day. The only money 1 can get is what I take out of his billfold. He never misses it because he can't remember what be spent. Thi.s way I can at least keep food on the table. U I u ailed for him lo give me money we'd starve. he has made a thief out of mo and I hatn it. I (nil myself this kind of stealing is honorable, but I know in my heart it isn't. help Rattle DKAH 1. 11.: No kind of stealing is honorable- and yo'J should not allow him to do Ibis lo you. In II.'s toiler mo- nictiLs he must surely realize lie is not giving you any money. What docs he think you arc living on? I suspect he knows what you've been doing. My advice is lo tell him and I'll IxM nothing changes, except that you will no longer feel like a fh.'ef. PAT FINLEY and STAFF WELCOME CECIL E. MOLNAK HojmfiHy SoiJih rinn Psn-jty inlrjnl Cenlf) invites all of her former pnirons lo roll oil lirr phone nl IAKEVIEW BEAUTY SALON 263B South Pork si do Drivo Phono 327-4843 Take Off Fat With Home Recipe Plan ''s fiim pin how quickly onr losn ponniln nf unsightly fat in your own home. Mnkc i home rccipo yourself. ll'n f, no trouble nt nil nnd cosls po to your drugstore ink for Nfirnn. L'oiir this into lit, lioUlc mid ,idd rfriiiL juirc to fill Lite bnLtti'. r Iwo (nblcapoonsrul iwicn n fin iii'odcd nml follow tlir in vour iiiirrlinsc rlnra not cxcrss rinrli, rlii enlvrs an rHil ir frnm n, nrius, alifjomrn, d .inklrn return Ilia hnlllo for your Imt-k. Follow w.iy cn- ilor.-icfl liy many wlir> hnvc Iricd this plan nml help hring nl- rurvfH nud Rrnrrful Nolc how qmiklv r.-tl. Mci bulky lal and help rcyaiD Blind career woman TORONTO (CI'l A 25-year- old Toronto woman who sud- denly blind Ihrre years ago has resumed her career as n computer programmer after taking a year's course at Ihe University of Manitoba. Iliilh Tollon, had been working willi computers for a Iru.sL company in London, Out., rnlcrod hospital for tosls when her sight began lo blur. When bandages were re- moved from her eyes two weeks later she was blind. Doctors told her It was the result of diabetes. Under sponsorship of (he Ca- nadian National [or Hie Dlind. she learned Braille and other hnsic skills nml the CN1I1 Mnl her (o university. Home and school reviews Worth report Tlie Lcthbridgc Council of Home and School Associations will hold a special meeting re- garding the Worth Report on education. II will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m. in Hamilton Junior High Schol, and will he a prelim-1 also hold a meeting Oct 19 at inary brief only, to be forward- 3 p m, jn the lecture Theatre ed to Edmonton. All associations and parents arc asked to bring or send their comments on Ihe report. The Women of. Uniform will of the Lcthbridgc Comrmuiily College, Kate Andrews Build- ing. It will cover educational spending anil v.hal aic the priorities. All meetings present an op- portunity for inlcrc.stcd to express (heir opinions con- cerning educational legislation and changes enacted. AWQOLCO First Quality 60 in 10 to 13 oz. weights WHAT A BUY! YARD Here il is again! 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