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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta n TH6 LETHBRIOQE HERALD Monday, Octotwr 2ft, 1973 Family planning Kr efficient h (.h Lngland i a ulical expert ero UK .until s iamih njj repiosent 01 'slut is need the oianet pop i IIOM Idd'ng L ;l U MtDotald tlie 2 1 --I annual ri'iice of ihe Inter injl Planned Paunthood 1 atioiv that a world sur- lined tut ln 107 of the lion s members of at disclose i NS than one in three IPI louples practise familv uimg legulail. and half ot MI methods of one third ot the >r I s adult population ru v enough about birth to then lamilfes v earlv or e in three H.-IAKEH GENTLE UXATIVE Sft-om the'makers of Take gentle acting N! Nature s remedy' Nl is an .A al vegetable laxative For over 70 years Nl has _V -J been giv ig folks ir FRESH tACK pleasant effective relief ove night hR'oiignt tomorrow a right1 CNOCOUTE COATED pugnanues are deliberately teimmated but in some 11 "ions the figure is as high as u out of three PlUCriCES DIFFER McDonald professor of pidemiologv at McGill I mverMtv Montreal these statistics are global but not Upical of one region Me said that in Africa the Middle East Latin America and much of Asia less than 20 per cent of fertile couples use contracpetion In America and Europe the propoi tion is more than 60 per cent He said there is a growing use ot oral contraceptives and as birth control devices In 1970 sterilization lormed 22 per cent of all methods used and oral contraceptives 21 per cent In and out of town The annual tea and sale of work sponsored by the Ladies' Auxiliary to the Rehabilita- tion Centre for the Han- dicapped will DC held from 2 to 5 p m Thursday in the Scandinavian Hall 229 12th St C N Thomas Chapman will of- liciallv open the tea and guests will be welcomed by Mrs Percv Hamilton and Uave Stockham Mini-parliament training Chinook Area Girl Guides of Canada took part Girls Parliament which takes place later in the year in a two-day mini-parliament training session held at Leading the opening processional is Lisette Van Tryp Gilbert Paterson Junior High School over the weekend of Burdett followed by acting Lieutenant Governor The exercise was intended to piepare them for the Mrs Alberta Clark SAVEE.. 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Now Only YD. 45" Printed Acrylics Bright and colorful these florsi I and abstract screen prints are so versatile they re right for dresse- s, blouses, e'ven very feminine loungewear Fully washable. Now Only Regular yd. YD. Assorted Types, Textures and Colors at Terrific; Savings! Cut your sewing costs in half w i th these Singer fall and winter fashion fabrics' Ohoose from broken assortments in a tremendous variety of fabrics a wrde range of typtss, textures, designs and colors' They're all priced for quick sale terrific savings' SAVE UP TO THE RE-GULAR PRICE PER! YARD! Come in and see the savings now! Singer fashion fabrics aije just one more reason not to miss Sale-A-Thon... the biggest sale of the yearl Sure we're best. We taught the world to sew. SINGER LONDON (CP) Britons receiving Christmas gifts from triends and relatives overseas will have to pav value added tax (VAT) on them unless the gifts are of small value Parliament was told last week Terence Higgins financial secretan to the treasury said in a written iepl> to a parlia mentarv question that VAT the 10 per cent tax levied m European Common Market countries on various goods and services is charged and pajable on imported goods the same as a customs dutv United Kingdom law like that ot most other countries provides no exemption from customs charges tor gilts as such (including Christmas presents) But the treasure disclosed that dutv and V A T would be waived on private gifts ot small value under what was termed a strictly limited concession This concession would not include highly dutied items such as cigarettes or spirits WON'T REVEAL FIGURE A spokesman for the depart ment of customs and excise said today the value level at which VAT would be impos- ed on gifts would never be made public This has always been our practice with customs duty even before VAT was m- troduced he said Otherwise everyone would try and get their gifts in at the stated value In practice however Cana- dians sending fifts to Britain have in the past generally found that gifts valued at or less were not charged duty by British customs A Scottish newspaper recentlv reported that a Glasgow woman had had to pay about in customs duty VAT and post office handl ing charges on a dressing gown undis THE BETTER HALF by her sister in Canada The newspaper noted that most new articles sent to Brit am from abroad are subject to customs duty ranging from 10 per cent lor clothing to 25 per cent tor jewelry Value added tax is charged on the article s value and customs duty com bined The Glasgow newspaper ad used its readers they might want to drop a hint to relatives abroad to send money instead Neither VAT nor customs dutv however apply to goods ordered in Canada at mail-or- der or department stores and delivered Irom a point within Britain Calendar By Barnes "They shouldn't build cars self-destruct merely on impact'" OPEN DAILY A.M. TO 6 P.M. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY A.M. TO 9 P.M. COLLEGE SHOPPING MALL 202S Mayor Msgrith Drive Tiotophone 327-2243 DUNLOP FORD'S Exhibition Pavilion November 6th to 10th The Herald- Family Death-right disturbing issue Southinmster UCW will meet all iO p m Thursday in the church lounge The annual Masonic banquet and dance will be held at 6 30 p m Saturday in the Scarlet Room of Sven encksen s Familv Restaurant Members and invited guests welcome The general meeting of the Mathesis Club will be held at 2 )0 p m Tuesday at the Universitv of Lethbndge Tea will follow at the home of Mrs Kay Redding St Marvs ACW will hold the annual tall tea and bazaar trom 2 to 5 p m Tuesday in the parish hall Everyone welcome Hadassahs will sponsor the big sale at 9 a m Thursday at the Beth Israel Synagogue 914 15th St S There will be good used clothing for the family as well as new articles Bus Routes No 1 and No 3 service the synagogue area CALGARY (CP) The right to die is a disturbing issue facing the terminal patients their families the medical profession the clergy and others involved a seminar on the right to die at the Calgary Foothills Hospital was told Friday There shouldn t and couldn t be absolute guidelines for the parties facing such a situation and each case must be deter mined on its own conditions said Dr Joseph Fletcher, professor of biomedical ethics at the University of Virginia and the seminar leader A terminal cancer patient whose first name is Dell told participants from his hospital bed When there is no more that can be done for me I should like treatment to be discon tmued and the disease to take its course and destrov me naturally The only assistance I would ask is to be kept as comfortable as possible Dr Bruce Hatfield of Calgary said the physician has a troubled mind when having to make a decision to let the patient die because it contradicts with what he learned in the medical school and his spiritual beliefs He added that he believes that this is a place to introduce the concept of the qualit} ot life rather than the quantity of hie Dr Charles Taylor a neurosurgeon at Foothills Hospital said there is a grey area about the taking of life and allowing life to terminate He said however, that doc- tors should not take deliberate measures, such as a fatal in- jection to hasten the end of life Rev James Taylor chaplain to Foothills Hospital said he believes that doctors should make the cecisions on whether a patient should die A family member forced into such a decision may feel guil the rest of his life However Dr E J Monar- tv a Calgan family prac- titioner said families should be involved in decision making because death is more ol u mental social spiritual and psychological problem" than a medical problem Dr Monarty said he hates to see tamihes make such decisions on utilitarian grounds such as the added ex penses it would require to keep the dvmg patient alive In some cases the patient PASSING IT ON A new-Canadian from Hungary who received a gift from two new Canadian friends from India decided to send the monetary equivalent of the gift to the Unitarian Service Committee to be used for Indian relief because children there do not "get everything for a human life like we do in Canada USC Headquarters is at 56 Sparks Street Ottawa KIP 5B1 should make the decision if he wants to die But there was disagreement among the speakers on whether the fami- h or the doctors should make the decision when a patient is in a state of coma Phyllis Davis head nurse of intensive care at Foothills Hospital, said from her ex- perience more families want to be involved in the right to die She said the medical profes- sion should not treat death as a failure I think the decision should be made by members of the medical team in con- sultation with the family, but we must go along with what he family wants The two-day seminar spon- ored by Foothills Hospital, Saturday Vaporub hazards probed OTTAWA (CP) of the health protection branch will contact Harvard University researcher Dr Gary Huber to learn about the possible health hazards of Vicks Vaporub a spokesman in health minster Marc LaLonde s office said last week The response follows published reports that the widelv-used petroleum based cold medicine suppresses the natural immune defences of mice making them more susceptibleto bacterial pneumonia Dr Huber said in Boston that reports on the mice tests raise a serious question about the medicine s effect on man s immune mechanism He was to present detailed fin- dings to the American College ol Chest Physicians meeting in Toronto The health department spokesman said the research data is incomplete and that it is impossible to determine whether the findings have any relevance to human disease Spokesman Carl Buffington ot Richardson Merrell Inc makers of vaporub said there has been no evidence in 68 vears that the product is harmful to humans PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES BLACKOUT (Plipd Until Won) LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. Mon., Oct. 29 MCKMT Dos. '20 ALARM BINGO" S1 Gold Pay Double Door Prize Free (Many other Regular 25t or 5 for 13th St and 6th Ave "A" N No children under 16 allowed BIWGO RAINBOW HALL 1401 5th Ave. N. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30th at 8 p.m. Firit Jackpot in 57 2nd Jackpot in 56 Free and 25c per Card, 5 00 3 Free children under 16 Sponsored byA U U C ASSOCIATION____________ LADIES AUXILIARY TO THE REHABILITATION CENTRE FOR THE HANDICAPPED Annual Tea Sale of Work Pantry Table Thursdya. November 1st, 1973.2-5 p.m. At The Scandinavian Hall 229 12th St C N 4 Please Help Them to Help Themselves THE CLOTHES CACHE 309 5th StrMt South Hallowe'en Pant Sale Wednesday, October 31st Only 6.98 Top Brands Reg to Enter -drew for et Your Gimlet ;