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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, October 28, 1971 THE IETHBRIDCF HERALD 11 Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: It seems that a good many peo- ple are waiting around for their parents to die and leave them something. I know this sounds terrible but it's true. My husband and I have six children. We plan to send them all through college and professional school, if they want to go. This will take a great deal of money. If we continue to live carefully, however, we can do it. _ I am an only child. My parents are what you might call "very comfortable." This is what I have told them, and I mean it from the bottom of my heart: "I don't care if you don't leave me a dime. If possible, just don't leave any big bills. I want you both to have one heck of a good time. You've worked hard and you deserve to have fun." I'm pleased to see they are taking my advice. Any- where U.S.A. DEAR ANYWHERE: Thanks for a good letter. DEAR ANN LANDERS: When are you going to stop kid- ding people? I refer to your stand on marijuana. It is ab- I am' a 73-year-old and have been smoking marijuana since 1921. There is nothing wrong with it. 1 am living proof. I would also like to point out that in the 50 years I have been smoking pot (both in a water pipe and hi cigarettes) I have never gotten in any trouble, nor have I had the desire to try something stronger. Pot relaxes me and gives ir.e a pleasant glow. The only thing wrong with it is that it's illegal. I think this ought to be changed. As for that person who reported the stupid talk at pot parties, these same people would have talked stupid without pot. It doesn't make anyone smarter-or dumb- I'll bet you a bag of grass you'll never print Bill DEAR BILL: You lose, but don't send the grass. Im not interested. I have said repeatedly that pot affects people differently, depending on what is smoked, how it is smoked, and the emotional stability and general physical condition of the smoker. Some smokers feel nothing, some become complete- ly disoriented and others experience a definite high. It is a well-known fact that some smokers get so stoned they are virtually paralyzed, while others remain functional and man- age to keep their smoking a. well-hidden secret from those with whom they work and live. Apparently you can handle it, Dad, but don't assume ev- eryone can. The psychiatrists with whom I consult are see- ing increased numbers of potheads who have freaked and are now psychotic. Marijuana is NOT harmless for some people, and I am dead set against its legalization. Too many couples go from matrimony to acrimony. Don't let your marriage flop before it gets started. Send for Ann Landers' booklet "Marriage What To Expect." Send your request to Ann Landers enclosing 50 cents in coin and a long, stamped, self-addressed envelope. Author claims oppression linked to economic system By PATRICIA PAUL MONTREAL (CP) r- Oer- maine Greer, outspoken female liberationist and author of the Female Eunuch said that woman "might have to put their bodies on the line" in their fight for for freedom from male domin- ation. "Women have to be prepared to go into the streets and be killed. It can amount to a be- trayal of your own she told a conference on women sponsored by the McGill Alumni Association. When asked if she herself would be prepared to use guns in the fight, she made fun of the question and passed on to the next. The 32-year-old English litera- ture lecturer at Warwick Uni- versity in England told her au- dience that oppression of women was directly linked to the economic system. If women stopped being the largest single group of consum- ers, the economic system would come to a standstill, she said. "Don't think I'm not aware of these contradictions. I recognize the irony of talking about women's liberation between commercials for vaginal deo. dorants." SUGGESTS COURSE She urged her audience of uni- versity students and graduates to further the cause by concen- trating on aspects of their car- eers that specifically applied to women. She called on female lawyers to pressure for change in abor- J lion and property laws. If the Roman Catholic Church was taxed on its real estate, the gov- ernment would have enough money to set up day-care centres. Women doctors must take' control of gynecology and re-1 search into contraceptive meth- ods. Male doctors and rcscarch- ers have seen how "the pill" has liberated women, and so j have refused to disclose further discoveries of better contracep- tives which have less danger of side effects, she said. j "We won't get new methods j of birth control unless we; badger, and this is where women doctors have a real con- tribution to make." LACK PSYCHOLOGY No adequate psychology of women has been developed and woman is still explained in terms of a castrated male. His- torians have yet to trace the history of men's methods of "taming their women" end lit- erature has failed to explore the concept of a woman's culture, Miss Greer said. She said women must realize they share a common bond the world over. Miss Greer is going on a tour of Pakistan and Viet Nam to find out how American women can help women there. "We have to make contact with people. We have to contact an enormous mass of women. The important thing for the rev- olution is to keep the faith." Woman director of justice office enjoys preparing cases for trial By SUSAN B1SCKEH OTTAWA (CP) Something about law began to fascinate Elizabeth McFadyen back in Grade 9 and she says she "couldn't let go after that." Now the courtroom is familiar j to the attractive 31-year-old law-1 yer, just appointed director of the new Edmonton regional of- THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "The secretary of labor wants you in the kitchen." BINGO Scandinavian Hall 229 12th St. "C" N. Fri., Oct. 29th Starrs of p.m. Doors Open p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 4th, 8th and 12th in 7 Numbers WORTH in 53 Numbers Sorry Ho One Under 16 Years of Age Aliowed_ A Calendar Of Local happenings Quota Club will hold a lea, bazaar and bake sale Satur- day from p.m. in the Family Y. The public is in- vited to attend. K Hi Neighbor Club will hold a masquerade dance tonight from in Westminster School gym. Music by Annie Olson and Company. Costumes will Ire judged at 9 p.m. Ev- eryone welcome. Pri2es. A special program will take BETHLEN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE In The Hall 1020 10th Ave. North SATURDAY, OCT. 30-10 a.m. 13 St. and 5lh Ave. North Weitminster Shopping Mall GIANT SAVINGS ON CARPET AND DRAPERY NO DOWN PAYMENT AND EASY MONTHLY TERMS WAIL TO WALL INSTALLATION INCLUDING HEAVY WAFFLE UNDERCUSHION. LATEST TWO-TONE AND SOLID COLOR HEAVY SHAG High gloss nylon ya Installed, sq yd 14 ,95 ACR1LAN HARDTWIST In 14 exciling colors. (Traffic Rated Installed, sq yd..................... FOAM BACK OZITE Six colors. Installed, sq yd...................... 100% DENSE LEVEL LOOP NYLON 7.95 For commercial and residential application. Ten tone on lone colors. Installed, sq yd. havo completed ronovalloni and can now handl. CUSTOM DRAPERY compleli color consultant l.rvlc. In y.rur home. PHONE 328-8549 OUT OF TOWN CALL COLLECT place at the Green Acres Lodge Sunday in honor of retiring matron, Mrs. Helen Grunewald. The Ladies' Auxiliary to F.O.E. No. 2100, will hold a reg- ular meeting Thursday, at 8 p.m. in the Eagles' Hall. Hos- tesses will be: Beth Kokoski, Helen Weets, Susan Frazer, Ce- celia Flynn, Angle Fuller and Dorothy Napper. The Old Time Dance Club will hold a Halloween dance in Fort M a c 1 e o d elementary school Saturday. Beginners les- sons p.m. dancing p.m. Lunch served. Chil- dren under 13 free if accom- Lecturer named WINNIPEG (CP) Dr. Re- ginald A. Gallup, head of the University of Manitoba's food science department, has been nominated as a lecturer of the year by the International Insti- tute of Food Technologists. He will soon begin the first of a se- ries of year-long swing tours through the United States lec- turing on pollution control or waste management. DO NOT USE Chlorine bleach should not be used on silk, wool, acetate, rayon, delicate fabrics, or non- colorfast fabrics. panied by parents. Prizes for best costumes. Minus One Club general meeting Monday 8 p.m. in the game room, main floor, Southminster Church. All wid- owed, separated and divorced people are welcome. Interested persons may call 328-3772 or 327-1448. Minus One Club will hold Halloween frolic of the spooks Saturday 9-1 p.m. at the Polish Hall. Prize given for best cos- tume, dress optional. Phone 327-4742 or 327-1448. Letiibridge Lodge No. 2 IOOF supper meeting will be held at p.m. on Friday. The Lethbridge Movie Makers club will hold the monthly meeting Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Canadian Western Natural Gas Co., 410 Stafford Drive. All those interested in amateur home movie photography are invited to attend. For further information interested persons are asked to call 328-1993. Women bankers PICTON, Ont. (CP) A trust company branch office here is completely staffed by women and the the to be enjoying it. When Virginia Ralley took over managership of the Stand- ard Trust Company office in Ar- mory Shopping Mall she de- scribed it as "a real challenge." Now, with Sharon Coulter and Linda Hogan on her staff, the office is completely female. Mrs. Ralley joined the Picton branch three years ago after working for a time in Toronto with the citizenship and immi- gration branch. With her husband Allan teach- ng at the high school here and ler five daughters, now ranging in age from 11 to 16, growing up, she was ready for a new career. How do male customers react they find the manager is a woman? "It takes them off guard for a they recover says Mrs. Ralley. Males readily accept her fin- ancial advice and she thinks men like to have a woman wail on them providing she has the necessary knowledge and is effi- cient. She recalls one older man who came to the company to buy guaranteed investment cer- tificates. He paid for them with a large roll of bills well protect- mothballs. The smell lingered in the bank all day. Getting her husband off to his high school and the children or- ganized before she goes to work is a matter of "schedule and says Mrs. Ralley. Another Picton woman who combines the jobs of housewife and executive is Margaret Ack- erman, a former nurse, who is mayor of Picton. fice of flic federal justice de- partment. Originally from Saskatoon, Elizabeth or Liz as she is often called, looks forward to return- ing to the Prairies although she says she enjoyed her years in Ottawa with the justice de- partment's tax litigation sec- tion. She did both research and court work dealing with appeals against tax assessments. "It's Miss Mc- Fadyen says. "It was a fairly new field for me. "I enjoy sitting down and pre- paring a case for trial, deciding on the different arguments to be taken into court and to court." In short, she likes the whole process. Her new duties are likely j any time you really want it or again to involve some lax work I need it." as well as prosecutions and civil Elizabeth grew up as one of litigation. five children in Saskatoon SIXTH OF ITS KIND viiiure she attended the Univer- The Edmonton office, which i sity of Saskatchewan, earning will include two other lawyers, degrees in arts and law and is expected to open early in i leading the class in each of her 1972. It is the sixth in Canada j three years of law school, staffed by members of the de- She was called to the bar in partment. The others are in Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver and 19C5 and served five years in the atlomey-general's depart- ment in Saskatchewan doing Edmonton's is the first directed j prosecutions under (lie Criminal by a woman. Code and some provincial slat- "They send you out there with j utes. the idea that you're going to; "It was mainly all court handle most of the problems! she recalls. "That in it- Elizabeth says of her: self is very exciting whether Edmonton posting. "You do re- you are doing impaired driving port back to Ottawa and you prosecutions or breaking and can get direction from Ottawa I entry." GALtRE ENTER THE DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS SHOPPERS' BONANZA GREEN'S SHOES ON SIXTH STREET SOUTH PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES JACKPOT LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. WOMEN'S WORLD BEAUTY SALON 410 13th STREET NORTH PHONE 326-1054 Is Pleased to Announce that JANICE GRISAK Has Joined Their Staff Janice is well known 1o north leth- bridge ladies and welcomes all her friends and former customers to visit her on Fridays and Saturdays. Winners at the Dominion Rebekah Lodge No. 41 Tea and Bazaar Oct. 21 Door Prlle BETTY DAWSON ISABELLE PISKO Candl. Holdtrt HAZEL COOPER MONEY DRAW 1. 1. SNEU, 1109 1? St. B. S. 2. L. JOHNSTON, 138 Corvette Crescent 3. 5.00 CHARLENE PISKO, 2116 6 Ave. A. N. IN LETHBRIDGE: 613 4th Ave. S. Telephone 328-4214. ;