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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, October 19, 1970 Husband's Testimonial At Dinner TOPS Gives New Life To Members ROYALTY CROWNED Memebers of TOPS who had lost the most weight over the past year in their divisions were crowned during the annual Provincial Recognition Day held in Lethbridge, Saturday. Winners are: Alberta TOPS Queen, Joyce Ikert, lost 95% with runner-up, Mary Smith who lost 74 pounds, TOPS king is Delbert Duce with 48 pounds lost. Teen Princesses were Lynn McLean and Constance Skippen with 20 pounds each and runner-up Debbie Beaudry with 15% lest. Stork Club Queen is Carol Wynder with 44 pounds lost and runner-up Jo Ann Hildi- brand with 27W lost. Other winners were: Division 5, Edna Yorgason, pounds lost; Dvision 6, Helen Potuzak, 56% lost with second place, Nancy Coleman with 54Vi lost; Division 3, second place; Helen Bender with 70 lost and Division 2, second place, Cheryll Look with lost. NEW OFFICERS Leslie Martin was recently elected .president ot the Tau Chan- ter, Beta Sigma Phi for the coming year. Other officers include; Vera Blair, vice- president; Bev Perkins, treasurer; Roni Hennanutz, recording secretary and Judy Amundson, correspond- ing secretary. Refrigerators 3 tablespoons of Cow Brand per quart of water will clean rern'serators remove film and stains, absorb.unpleasant odors. Recommended by the leading refrigerator manufacturers. cow BRAND Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: The recent letter in your col- umn concerning the untimely and tragic death of a young woman from breast cancer made me realize that you can do more to conquer this beatly disease than any person in the United States. Everybody reads Ann Landers. By print- ing this letter you could alert millions of readers to a tool which could bring the largest killer of women to a halt. The American Cancer Society has a free booklet on B.S.E. Breast' Self-examination) which instructs women how to detect any change in breast tissue. These changes or may not be malignant. The woman who practices B.S.E. every month has an excellent chance of discovering a lump which may have just started. An immediate Visit to her doctor for further examination and a possible biopsy could save her life. Will you suggest to your readers that they send for the free booklet, Ann? No greater service could be rendered to the women of the world. William M. Goiter, M.D. San Antonio Texas. Dear Dr. Center: Thank you for your letter. Before I spread the word about a free booklet I decided to write to the American Cancer Society Headquarters in New York to learn if they were equipped to handle the inevitable bar- rage of requests. Here is the reply: Dear Ann Landers: I am writing about something I con- sider a serious social problem, or I should say a social dis- grace. It is Blondes versus Brunettes. I see from your pic- tures that you are a brunette so I am hoping I can count you to stand with me in this fight. I was unfortunately, born a brunette. I have lived as a semi-outcast ever since. Every man I ever cared about chose a blonde when he could have had me. I'm convinced that 95 per cent of the so-called male adults in our society would rather than an ugly blonde that a beautiful brunette. Why? Because they have been brainwashed by Madison Avenue. The propogandists have decided that blondes have more fun. Every male both able bodied and no-so-able-bodied is looking for as much excitement as he can get, so it makes sense to pick the girl who promises the most fun. I am con- vinced my life would have been much different had I been a blonde. The world is unfair to brunettes and we need a spokesman. Are you game? Reject Dear Re: Sorry, I'm busy. Any woman who is so firm in her conviction should be willing to dye for it. So why don't you? What is French kissing? Is it wrong? Who should set the necking limits the boy or the girl? Can a shotgun wed- ding Head Ann Landers' booklet, "Teen-Age Ten Ways To Cool It." Send 50 cents in coin with your re- quest and a long stamped self-addressed envelope. Grocery Bill Smaller Now CALGARY (CP) The food bill takes a smaller bite out of :he family budget than it used to, contends Jacques St.-Ar- naud, president of the Canadian Food Brokers Association. "The housewife may feel the cost of food is high, but the percentage of income she spends on it is he said during a cross-country tour of food brokerage companies. In fact, food profits are so slim that some food.stores and manufacturers may be squeezed out, he said. There was a trend toward fewer, larger food stores. LETHBRIDGE FIGURE SKATING CLUB announces the following 1970-71 SKATING SCHEDULE Beginning Monday, October 19th, at the Civic Ice Centre to 900 p.m. Private Lessons p.m. All groups and Beginners lo p.m. Private Lessons to p.m. All Groups and Beginners to p.m. Private Lessons a.m. lo 12 Noon All Groups and Beginners lo p.m. Private Lessons The L.F.S.C. is open to anyone wishing lo learn lo figure skale. For additional information Phone 328-5003 (Days) or Evenings 328-3795 or 328-7146 The professional instructors for the 1970-71 season aro SONJA DAVIES-Senior Professional ARLENE GOLDSMITH-Assistant Professional NOTE-Tho l.F.S.C. will host the Southern Alberta Figure Skating Competitions on November 29 and 30 at the Civic Ice Centre. HUGGED PARTY GLASGOW (AP) It was told this way in court: The wed- ding reception of Robert Me Lelland and the former Agnes Murphy was peaceful until a Mrs. Taylor started to sing. Mrs. Taylor demanded quiet. Someone threw a glass of beer in her face and a woman brought her down with a flying tackle. The bride's mother was grabbed by the hair and heavet across the room, and then the bottles began to fly. The judge said he'd think over breach of the peace charges against four guests. t.A. TO F.O.E. BINGO Monday, Oct. 19 JACKPOT 53 NOS. "20 ALARM BINGO" Gold Card Pay Double Door Cards (Many other extras) Regular Cards 25c or 5 for Proceeds will bo donated to tethbridge Handicapped Association. 13lh St. and 6th Ave. 'A' N. No children under 16 allowed By CHRISTINE PUHL Herald Staff Writer ALL OF YOU, by belonging to TOPS' (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) show that you do not belong to the FLQ, meaning Fat, Lazy and Quiet, said Gor- don Tychon of Calgary. He was addressing the ap- proximately 500 members of TOPS who attended the TOPS Annual Provincial Recognition Day held in Lethbridge, Satur- day. Tychon said that al- though his FLQ members would not be sentenced to jail, they were actually imprisoned inside their own bodies. His solution to the FLQ was the HAT club which meant, Healthy, Alive a n d in TOPS. He said his wife was born February 13, 1968 because .that was when she joined TOPS and it was the centre-point in their lives. "A husband has to go all the way' with his he said. "She is sitting behind me now because I have been behind her for so long with my moral sup- port." When she first proudly an- nounced, that pound had been lost, he thought he 1 o s t more put of his wallet between paydays but still encouraged her. "My children, who started out with blond hair began to sprout green hair because of all the salads, we ate, before she started sensibly taking off he said. He said it was amazing how after a one-hour meeting, his wife would come home so happy and enthusiastic. "That is what TOPS he added. Many hours were spent de- bating how many calories she had actually eaten, he said. But this helped her too because when she was busy debating she didn't, eat so much. He thanked the TOPS organ- ization for giving him back a terrific and beautiful person- She was altogether different tors. First prize was awarded not only because she has lost Jo the Norbridgc TOPS of Leth- weight but because she had helped everyone else in TOPS "TOPS' brings out the with their problems as well. Many laughs resounded dur- Throughout the day the Ex- dress parade. hibition Pavilion was decorated Members held dresses they compared WILL POWER ABOUNDING Verna Leishman of Leth- bridge, was presented with a special award.for having been a KOPS member (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) for five consecutive years and a rose for each year. Queen of the KOPS graduation ceremony was Helen Potuzak of Clares- holm who lost 67 pounds to reach the goal her doctor set. Each chapter also crowned an honor Queen who was tha member who had lost the most weight. Joyce Ikert was crowned Alberta TOPS Queen for her weight loss of 95% pounds, with runner-up. Mary Smith with 74 pounds lost. King was Delbert Dunce with a loss of 48 pounds. Other royalty included: Teen Princess, Lynn McLean and Constance Skippen, tied for M pounds lost and runner-up Deb- bie Beaudry with 15% toss; Stork Club Queen, Carol Wyn- der with 44 pounds and runner- up Jcann Hildibrand with Division 5, Edna Yorgason with I29V4 lost; Division 4, Helen Pot- with lost and runner- up Nancy Colsman with 'lost; Division 3, second place, Helen Bender with 70 pounds lost and Division 2, Cheryll Look with pounds lost. There were 28 KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) honored for long standing membership. Verna Leishman was presented with a special award for a weight loss of. 34 pounds kept off, for 5 years. During the KOPS graduation ceremony, members were told that this club brings much happiness with it. The reward of belonging is the brand new way in which friends look at them. Queen of, the KOPS was Helen Potuzak of Claresholm who has lost 67 pounds. She said that she actually lost 72 but backslid a little so this is why she had to keep going to club meetings. To keep the weight off is the most difficult part, she said. Rita Miller, supervisor of Lethbridge Area with its 35 TOPS Chapters as of November 1, she will turn her position over to Ima Jean Duce.. All members in attendance were invited to the 1971 PRO, to be held May 7 and 8 in tha Calgary Inn, Calgary. Lethbridge Lakeview Lions Club 4th ANNUAL All PROCEEDS TOWARD The upkeep and maintenance of the St John Ambulance Brigade Mob.le Unit Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday EVENINGS OCTOBER 19fh-20th-21st STOCK UP NOW ON HALLOWEEN TREATS THIS MESSAGE MADE POSSIBLE BY THE KIND SPONSORSHIP OF THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS FIRMS Park Plaza Motor Hotel G. H. Baxter and Son (1968) Ltd. Southern Alberta Co-Operative Assoc. Canada Trust-Huron and Erie Jordans Rugs Graham and Johnson Draperies C. E. French Livestock Ltd. Union Milk (Division of Silverwood Dairies) Hoyt's Downtown and North Lethbridge Frank Walker's Men's Clothes ;