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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE LETHBPIDGE HERALD Thursday, October The Herald- Family Now it is official: male is weaker sex By NOEL HUGHES LONDON (AP) The British male may have known it in his heart for years. But now it is official he is the weaker sex. At least that is the word from the British Medical Association. The association estimates that the average British male can expect to live only 66 years. Women in this country on the other hand can expect to live to the ripe old age of 72. The trouble is. the associa- tion said in a booklet called Family Doctor, the British male is far more likely to keel over suddenly from heart dis- ease, cancer, a stroke or an accident. That was the bad news. The good news, the associa- WINNERS of tha 1973 Aitumptlon C.W.L. FALL BAZAAR Allca Kanaahiro 2605 10 'A' Ava. N. Lathbrldga 2nd Prlza Mra. Harmin Hlllmar Dal Bonlta, Albarla 3rd Prlza Mr. Jim Selller 2414 13 AVB. S. Lathbrldga tion reported, is that despite all these problems, the British male's life expectancy has in- creased by 2.4 years since 1948. On top of a shorter life span the British male has a long list of problems which may in- clude constipation, headaches, insomnia, im- potence and also stress at work. The booklet set out ways to relieve the dif- ficulties. MATING HELPS It said that generally a married man has a much better health than a single man. 'The importance of com- munication in a happy marriage cannot be too highly stressed." the booklet added. "Take the time to talk to your wife about the things that matter to you and to listen when she talks about the things that matter to her." On sex, the booklet said im- potence can occur for the most trivial reasons, but it ''is just a transient thing. It is not a sign of anything except that you are tired or drunk or not feeling too good. "Occasional impotence is nothing to worry about." Many people believe im- potence is inevitable in old age. after you see your doctor bring your prescription to 1 609 Ave. S iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiii "This is not the booklet emphasized in capital letters. "If you don't want to lose it, use was a family doctor's blunt recommendation. The booklet admitted that no one knows exactly why man's life is less than that of a woman. "But it almost certainly lies in the difference in biological makeup and in life-style between the it suggests. "Although a woman will probably continue to work in the house for all her active life, while a man retires at 65. she is less subject to the stresses and strains that beset her husband. "Also, he may face oc- cupational hazards his work may be dirty, or very strenuous, or even dangerous." Golden Mile Open Monday through Fri- day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Next week: Monday: Keep fit 10 a.m. Hairstyling 2 p.m. Women are asked to please bring a notebook and pencil. Tuesday: Singing 10 a.m. Dancing 2 p.m. There will be a dance held at p.m. in Southminster hall for members and invited guests. Music by the Bridge Town Trio. Tickets at door of centre. Thursday: Bridge tourna- ment p.m. sharp. Cash prizes. Friday: Small household appliances repair class at 2 p.m. Members are asked to please bring a small appliance. Saturday: The centre will celebrate its fourth birthday with a party for members and invited guests at p.m. The men will be hosts for the afternoon. Upcoming: There will be a special showing by Dr. Singh Anant of slides on India, at p.m. Wednesday. Nov. 7. Elizabeth Arden "RED DOOR" BEAUTY CLASSES Come, share the beauty secrets of the International set with world famous Elizabeth Arden Salon beauty care products and treatments. Learn how to reveal your particular loveliness with specially formu- lated beautifiers. The "Red Door" opens to each Beauty Class, a compact two-hour session brought to you by Miss Ruth Langford, Elizabeth Arden's Special Consultant, who will be at the Cosmotique Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. MAKE YOUR RESERVATION FOR YOUR ELIZABETH ARDEN DAY Admission to the class is by ticket only and places are LIMITED. Be sure to get yours today at the Cosmotique Downtown. The fee is Classes take place: Monday, Oct. 29th, 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30th, 9-11 a.m., 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 at, 9-11 a.m., 2-4 p.m. THE COSMOTIQUE towntown on 6th St. 8. Phone 328-121 Learning to share Grade 3 students at Fleetwood Bawden School are learning to compare poverty and affluence on world, national and local levels through a wide variety of projects, including discussions, films, dis- plays and visits from resource people from UNICEF and the Salva- tion Army. As part of their project, the children each contributed a gift of canned goods to the Salvation Army, to be used in Christmas hampers for the less fortunate residents in the citv. Mobile breathalizer stalks motorists By ALAN LEITH DARTMOUTH. N.S. (CP) Motorists using Nova Scotia highways should keep an eye out for an incon- spicuous looking van, es- pecially if they have had a drink or two. The van, much like the ones that deliver bread and other goods, is usually parked alongside one of the busier highways with several RCMP officers manning a roadblock, doing spot-checks on drivers and vehicles. If you have been drinking and are stopped for a check, you may be asked to take a breath test in the van. Trying to dodge it by wanting to talk to your lawyer first will not help you much because there is a mobile phone in the van. The test machine measures the amount of alcohol in your blood and if it shows a reading of .08 per cent or more, you are legally impaired and in no condition to drive. S. Sgt. T. C. Smith, in WeeWhimsv Shawn McCail will be sent the original an for his quote. Send your child's quotation to this papr' charge of a program which has been trying the van all over Nova Scotia, where the RCMP are the provincial police, said no long-term deci- sion about the van has been made but initial results show the spot checks are valuable. A rising death toll on Nova Scotia's highways touched off a call for action to reduce it. "We began with a mobile In and out of town Chinook Area Girl Guides will hold a mini-parliament Friday through Sunday at Gilbert Paterson School, with approximately 45 Rangers and senior Guides from Pincher Creek, Bow Island. Taber. Coutts and Lethbridge atten- ding. Two representatives of Canadian Girls in Training will attend, as well as 4-H members. Toastmasters and Toastmistresses will train and evaluate the girls. Mrs. Alberta Clarke will be Lieutenant Governor and guests will include MLA Dick Gruenwald, 1st Lethbridge Brownie Pack, com- missioners, leaders, parents and friends. breathalyzer unit in conjunc- tion with a full-scale road- check on July 12 and the program is under active con- sideration for the S. Sgt. Smith said. "The checking has been well received by the public and they understand the nature of the check is to make the highways safer because we make vehicle checks and detect suspended or unlicens- ed drivers, and. on occasion, the odd impaired driver." he said. "The breathalyzer unit has been used on every day we have operated the program." "Some have said they appreciate the work we are he said of the thousands of drivers who have gone through the spot check. "We tried to make a count of all the vehicles we stopped but we found on the first day that accuracy was im- possible." He did estimate that as many as 1.500 vehicles had been checked in a single eight- hour period. The checks have turned up a number of offences under the Motor Vehicle Act. including expired safety stickers, use of vehicles deemed unfit for road use and a few seizures under the Liquor Control Act. S. Sgt. Smith said. ARE YOU GOING OUT TONITE? JOIN THE NEW THE GREATEST ADULT CLUB IN LETHBRIDGE for adults over 25 who want more fun 'n' frie- nds out of life. Come...join the nicest people in town who are going out and having good times galore at the new "FUN 'N' FRIENDS CLUB" our Club offers card parties, chess, dance parties, and many more other exciting fun-filled activities. Our members dance with as many as 15 partners weekly. Age makes no difference as long as you are between 25-100; our club host and hostesses make sure that all members become acquainted. You may attend without an escort. For more information call during office hours 1-10 p.m. Mon. Frl., Sat. 1-5 p.m. 329-0955 Special Membership Fri. until Nov. 2 FUN'N' FRIENDS CLUB Opan lo marnbar 1-11 p.m. 7 a waak Ill Calendar The regular old time dance in Fort Macleod elementary school Saturday. Beginners' lessons from 8 to p.m. Dancing from to p.m. There will 'be a pancake supper sponsored by members of First United Church, 5th Ave. and 13th St. N., from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Pancakes and sausages will be served. Everyone welcome to attend this family event. WIN A MOTOR HOME V IN acme's GRAND PRIZE DRAW! The Ladies Auxiliary to the Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Society will meet at 1 p.m. in Gym 2 of the civic centre. Time change for this date only. There will be a chicken lunch for members at a cost of 25 cents. Bingo will be played. A good attendance is requested. The regular meeting of the Lethbridge Home and School Associations will be held at p.m. Monday at Gilbert Paterson School, 12th Ave. S. All associations are asked to send representatives. Plans will be finalized for the con- vention and Dr. 0. P. Larson and incoming superintendent will be in attendance. Parents arc reminded the meeting is open to all interested. Call in at your nearby Acme store and enter your name for the Grand Prize draw on a fabulous Rustler motor home plus 10 additional prizes of in Acme merchan- dise. Be sure lo keep your 1973-74 Acme catalogue, too its your chance of winning a big assortment of monthly merchandise prizes, awarded only to "lucky catalogue" holders. Get in the Acme shopping habit today. You'll enjoy everyday low prices plus a chance on a big bonanza of gift merchandise! The Midnight Squares will dance at p.m. Friday in the Fort Macleod elementary school. Piound dance practice at 8 p.m. Women are asked lo bring a box lunch and cups. Anyone interested in square dancing welcome. acme MERCHANDISE DISTRIBUTORS Year 'round low prices ;