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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Ann Landers Dear Ann Landers: I just finished reading the letter from "Two Ton Bessie" and I'd like to say a thing or two because I happen to be one of those "prune-faced, sparrow- legged size 8's" she is talking about. Doesn't that ignoramus know that skinny people have a weight problem as serious and misery-making as hers? I'd give anything if I could take those 25 pounds she is trying to lose. I've been called "Bean- Pole" and "Olive Oil" for as long as I can remember. I've tried padded bras, the padded fanny, and even white hose to make my legs look heavier. I've stayed away from sleeveless dresses to hide my bony arms. Finally I gave up the gimmicks and decided to accept myself as I am and if people don't like the way I look too bad Please print the reverse side of the fat story, Ann. It's a sad one. We have no self- help groups like Weight Watchers or Tops. We are alone. Fighting To Stay At 104 Dear Fighting: There ain't no justice, but it might help to know that the underweights usually enjoy better health, have more energy and live longer than their obese brothers and sisters. So count your blessings, Honey, and have an extra piece of chocolate fudge cake tonight. A lot of folks envy you: Dear Ann Landers: This friend, with whom 1 work on committees, insists on calling me Whatcha-ma- doodle.'' My parents came from Europe and kept the family name instead of chang- ing it. The name is not dif- ficult if a person will take the time to divide it into syllables My friends and the people I work with have no trouble. The last time this woman called me "Mrs. Whatcha-ma- ioodle'' was when she in- troduced me to her mother-in- law. The woman looked startl- ed and believed it was my real name. I immediately cor- rected her, but with a laugh in my voice and a smile on my face. Later I mentioned the in- cident to a friend who said I was too sensitive, that my name IS virtually unpronoun- cable and she suggested that I grow a thicker hide. If you think she is right, say so. If not, tell me how to handle it. Hackles Up In New Jersey Dear Hack: No name is un- pronouncable for those who make an honest effort to pronounce it. That clod who insists on calling you Mrs. Whatcha-ma-doodle is letting you know you aren't worth the trouble. The next time she does it, keep the smile OFF your face and the laughter out of your voice. Tell her if she refuses to learn how to pronounce your name, you will be happy to pronounce it for her any time. Dear Ann Landers: For two years "A" has been keeping company with "D'', a woman 8 or 10 years his senior. A month ago he gave her a diamond. During their courtship, "A's" mother never welcom- ed "D' into her home. The son was told not to bring her to family functions. He com- plied with his mother's wishes. Except for the age difference, is the type of girl most mothers would love their sons to marry. She is successful, attractive and charming. Many of us feel the engage- ment should be celebrated in some way but we don't want to offend the mother How do we proceed? Savannah Kin Dear Kin: The age difference should be ignored. "D" should be feted as any other bride. The mother should be invited to all festivities and it's up to her to decide whether she wishes to accept. aaiuraiy, ucioovr 13, 1073-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD-21 Survey lists sins common to teachers For love of beauty? A secretary in Denver turns many a nead in able today with the style originating from African LONDON (CP) The most, unforgivable sin a teacher can commit, according to a survey of British school children, is to shout. Shouting and yelling were far and away the main com- plaints among more than 400 children in the poll recently published in Where, the magazine of the Advisory Centre for Education. After shouting, the most un- popular characteristics were favoritism, sarcasm and "making clever remarks." "Nearly all our teachers- shout sharply when they tell you said one nine-year- old boy "I don't know why they don't talk softly." fl'ut the survey of primary students at several schools in Manchester and London show- ed 65 per cent like their teachers. Another 18 per cent dislike teachers and 17 per cent were undecided. The most surprising thing about the survey, education authorities said, was that it showed children were far more sensitive to teacher's even casual remarks praise or criticism than most teachers realize. TREASURED MEMORY One child treasured the memory of a teacher replying, "yes, my while another fondly recalled a teacher saying, "Take 20 points, ducky." But "come on, remained for years as an un- forgotten insult with one lad. Another still resented the remark, "What big feet you've got." Many children remembered with pleasure remarks by a teacher that showed awareness of their lives out- side school. her direction with her beauty and out-of-sight hair- do. The hairstyle is called corn roll, and is fashion- tribes. This young lady spends three hours a day her hair. The cone at the back is attached. Calendar of local happenings R. W. Y. Antique and Modem Upholstering 1016 Kt Ave. South 328-5257 Anytime Open 6 p.m. to 9 p m Weekdays WALTER YACYSHYN ANNUAL FALL SUPPER St. Andrew's United Church Hall Cardston, Alberta Monday, Oct. 15th to p.m. Adults Family Children 10-5 The Ladies' Auxiliary to the Rehabilitation Centre for the Handicapped will hold the an- nual tea and sale of work from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. l, in the Scandinavian Hall. Everyone welcome. Girls any age interested in trying out for a hockey team are asked to phone Ken Brown. The Lethbridge Scouters Club will hold the monthly meeting at p.m. Monday in St. Basil's church basement All interested scouters are welcome to attend For further informa- tion contact 328-1993. The Women's Auxiliary to the Lethbridge Ivlunicipal Hospital and Gait School of Nursing will meet at 2 pm. Wednesday in the nurses' residence lounge. Guest speaker is Mrs. 0. Faulds on the new family care program. The regular meeting of the WA to the Lethbridge Aux- iliary Hospital will be held at 2 p.m Monday in the hospital lounge The annual thank-offering program will be held at 7 p m. Sunday at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Rev. A. Baldeo will speak on India. Everyone welcome. IT'S EASY TO PLAY A worlcf of creativi- ty at your fingertips One man band auto rhythm PRICE INCLUDES 10 month FREE music lessons delivery Complete YAMAHA Music Course with 60 popular numbers NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY Credit Terms Available spacious sound, teverb, reverb balance, vebrata O Pedal sustain l Headphone jack ex- tension, complete with earphones YAMAHA Model B4-cr .95 SUPPLIES LTD. Corner 3rd and 13th Strwt South The Salvation Army Home League women will hold the annual tea from 2 to 4'30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 in the citadel. 1302 4 Ave. S. The monthly meeting of the Rangeland Bottle and Glass Club will be held at p.m. Monday in the Scandinavian Hall. Guests welcome For further information contact 328-2561 or 327-4189. The Minus One Club will hold a potluck supper followed by dancing at 7 p.m. Monday at the home of Norma Ander- son, 1915 19 Ave S St. Miachael's Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary will meet at 8 p.m. Monday in the nurses' residence Guest speaker will be Mrs. McLellan. head pediatrics nurse. Members are reminded to bring flower vases and containers The Ladies Auxiliary of the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans, Lethbridge Unit No. 58, will meet at 8 p.m. Monday in the club rooms. All members are urged to attend. Southminster United Church Women will hold a used and usable sale from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 9am. Friday in the churc.h hall There will be household items, clothing, furniture and jewellery welcome. The Ladies of the Old Timers Pemmican Club will meet at p.m Tuesday in the club rooms for a whist party. Everyone welcome to attend The Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a general meeting at 8 p m. Monday in the Memorial Hall. Members are asked to bring food items for the fall tea hampers. The Carse-Quittenbaum section of St Augustine's ACW will hold a supper meeting at 6'15 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Mrs. G. H. Meek, 1718 20 St. S Dominion Rebekah Lodge No. 41 will hold the annual tea and bazaar from 2 to 5 p.m Oci 18 in the Oddfellows Hall. Receiving guests will be Mrs. Duncan McNab, noble grand of Dominion, and Mrs. Eric Myers, district deputy president of district 17. Pourers for the occasion will be Mrs James Miller. Mrs. Burns Little. Mrs Myr- tle Coaker and Mrs. Henrietta Teskey. Co-conveners are Mrs Butler Nalder, Mrs. Albert Pollard and Mrs. Edna Deter- man. Knrnds are-invited to call at an open house to be held from 2 to (i p m. Sunday. Ocl 14 in the Eagles hall, in honor of Mr Wilfred Firth on the oc- casion of his birthday The Wives of the Associa- 11o n of Professional Engineers, Geologists, Geophysists and Associates will hold a membership meeting at the homo of Mrs Heath a Thiessen, 1208 Henderson Lake Rlvd at (t p m Monday, Ocl. IS Irene Kll of Avon will present a demonstration, wine and cheese will he served For further information contact 327-6593 or 327-0258. Milk River Belles 'n Beaux Square Dance Club will hold the regular dance at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Elks Hall. Couples interested in learning to square dance welcome. Women are asked to bring a box lunch. Southminster Square Dance learners' group will dance at 8 p.m. Monday in Southminster Hall Women are asked to please bring a box lunch The Whirl-A-Ways will square and round dance in the Moose Hall at 8 p.m. Monday. All square dancers welcome. Women are asued to please bring a box lunch. Kappa Chapter. Beta Sigma Phi, will meet at 8 15 p m Tuesday at the home of Mrs Lucille Thompson, 2110 22 Ave S Co-hostess for the evening will be Mrs. Janet Fisher. The program, verse making, will be presented by Mrs Thompson. The Major Burnett Past No- ble Grands' Club will meet at 2- 30 p m. Tuesday in the IOOF Hall Visiting past noMe grands welcome. The Women of the Moose No. 328 will hold the regular meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday, HELP US TO HELP OTHERSI The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Clothing, Furniture, Toyt, Household Call 328-2889 For Pickup Service OR LEAVE AT 412 AVE. S. 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Stunning fashions for "THE MOTHER OF THE BRIDE" prove delightful and include half sizes to You'll love MAYFAIR'S long dresses in a more casual styling, jewel toned fortrels unusual prints to wear simply everywhere. MAYFAIR VOGUE 311-5th St. Downtown Lethbridge BRIDAL end GOWN BOUTIQUE CD 3 o CD O C H D C m CD CD O C H D C m CD O CD O C H O C m CD 5 o CD O C H O C m CD CD O C H O C m BRIDAL BOUTIQUE BRIDAL BOUTIQUE BRIDAL BOUTIQUE- BRIDAL BOUTIQUE ;