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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, September 1, Fixed Income Group Suffers Most Cosl-Of-Living Increases: Canadians Save Less, Charge More By JEAN SHAItP Women's Editor The price of almost every- thing is still going up, but many Canadians say it hasn't affected thicr standards of living in major ways. They save less, use more, wait a year tor a new cur, practise small economies at the grocery store. The Dominion Bureau of Sta- tistics consumer price index for July shows an overall rise of 3.2 points from July of 1909. Their index is on a base of 100 for levels. Their all-items category h3d gone from J2S.4 in July last j year to 130.5. The food index rose from 128.8 to 131.6 in the saira year, housing 125.2 to 131.5, clothing from 124.0 to 126.9. A Cross-Canada SVirvey by The Canadian Press indicates that everyone is aware of the steady climb, but the people most likely to be doing without are those on fixed incomes that shrink with each year. Curie O'Flaherty, 77, of Ot- tawa, says she eats no meat at all because she can't afford it. Mrs. O'Flaherty is a widow and old-age pensioner. She worked as a dressmaker, and is able to keep her clothes in good repair. "Otherwise I'd have to join a nudist colony." Deborah Klatt, 19, of Ayl- mer, Quc., xvorks as a recep- tionist in Ottawa for a year. She is being married soon and says she will wear her sister's wedding dress be- cause she can't afford her own. She buys groceries in a dis- count market and haj smoking to save money. quit "You can't keep smoking and go down and buy yourself a sweater. It's absolutely unbe- lievable. Wages arc so very low but everything is so very high you don't dare buy any- thing." Gary Johnson says: "It hasn't affected the way. I live. I don't buy less, I just go fur- ther in debt." Mr. Johnson works in an Ed- monton bank: He has had a cost-of-living raise and expects a 10-per-cent raise soon. His wife has recently quit work and had a baby. He says the price increases In Winnipeg, Bert Tchaichak, a taxi driver with two children, says the rising costs of food basics and children's clothing present real difficulties. Mr. Tchaichak says he will probably have to jiostpone buy- ing a refrigerator which his family needs. CUT OUT HOLIDAY Mrs. Wilfred McKinnon in St. John's, Nfld., says the family decided against a family holi- day this year because of rising costs. Her husband is manager of a machine firm's branch. They lave six children, and she says their costs were not noticeably when their 18-year-old i son worked away from home he has noticed most are in milk and food. "These are the only tJiings j for lnree months to help pay I've been buying. I can't af- for his college education. rord anything else." I Mrs. Peter Trojan, 56, is a shoe store clerk and wife of an i "My income did increase this year, but not enough to meet the increase in Uic prices of goods." Gillian Hopkins, 29, is a Mon- treal teacher wlvose husband is accountant in Vancouver. Their children arc grown up and on their own. Mr. Trojan says: "We still eat well, we're just saving less. We've got everything we need now. It took us 20 or 30 years to accumulate it, but now we have it. I feel sorry for old age pensioners and young people just starting out." Jerome Harvey, 27, a bach- elor in Quebec City, cams a year as a provincial civil servant. Mr. Harvey says he lias put off buying a stereo set because he can't afford it. "What hits me most is the rent. I have had to put up with a rise of 20 per cent in the rent I pay and some of my Wends have had to put up with no-eases of 35 to 60 per cent. a student. She says teachers' salaries go up regularly enough to keep pace with rising costs, but only fov the two adults. SEEKS BARGAINS "I find I buy certain things in stores where I know they be cheaper. I don't know ho we'd cope if we had a family Mona Saulnler, 32, of Ha fax, is a grocery store cler Her husband works for t Nova Scotia liquor commissio They have four children. Mrs, Saulnier says her keeps her aware of hi prices: her customers often e >ress shock when she tota :heir bills. Family Y Registration? Under Way This Week Registration week, Aug. 31 to Sept. 5, is currently being held at the Lethbridge Family Y. All programs are included and all members are requested to register in these of their chfice. Noon hour fitness is featured for men, advanced classes are Monday, Wednesday and Fri- day and beginners Tuesday and Thursday, all from to p.m. There is also a fitness pro- gram Tuesday from 8 to 9 p.m. for men. Ladias Morning Out, Tuesday and Thursday includes health dub from S to a.m., ad- vanced fitness from 10 to a.m. and recreational swim from to a.m. Baby- sitting is available. ..'fternoon fitness program for women is Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. followed by a recreational swim from 2 to 3 p.m. Evening classes are Monday and Wednesday with fitness from 8 to p.m., volleyball to p.m. with an open .swim from 8.30 to 10 p.m. A co-ed aquatic fitness pro- gram will be held Tuesday and Thursday from to p.m. and Tuesday from 8 to p.m. Organized games include: men's volleyball leagues, Tues- day at 9 p.m.; women's volley- ball league, Thursday at 8 p.m.; co-ed volleyball drop in Wed- nesday at 9 p.m.; co-ed badmin- ton, Fridays to 9 p.m.; men's commercial basketb a 11 league is seeking interested persons; handball, squash and paddleball are open at all times and clinics and competit ions will be announced throughout the year. Seasonal special interest pro- grams include: golf, floor hoc- key, ski conditioning, trampo- linine, archery and ladies self- defence. Weight training is 9 to 10 p.m. daily and judo is Monday and Thursday at to p.m. and Tuesday from to p.m. Special aquatic activities in- clude: recreational swims ev- Silver Cross Mothers' List The Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion is com- piling a list of all silver cross mothers in Lethbridge and dis- trict. The Auxiliary would apprec- iate receiving names of any silver cross mother to ensure it being included on the h'st. Inquiries may be made to the Legion office or to Mrs. Haa- land at 327-8270. On The Youth Scene There is no minimum ageseven and eight-year-old boys to 9 p.m.; skin and scuba limit for YM mei gramming starts gym for four and five year olds, Monday, Wednesday am Friday from 10 to a.m. Co-ed progressive gym and swim for six and seven year olds will be held Tuesday from to 6 p.m. Saturday morning includes gym and swim programs for eight year old boys from to 10 a.m.; eight year olc girls from to a.m.; nine and 10 -year-old boys from 10 to a.m.; nine and 10- year-old girls from 11 to p.m.; 11 and 12-year-old boys from noon to p.m. and 11 and 12 year-old girls, 1 to p.m. Other Saturday activities in- clude: co-ed model builders club for 10 to 14 years; crea- tive craft program for eig'ht I to 12 years from 10 to noon and youth games room open from to p.m. Gym program for 13 and 14- year-old boys is Tuesday and girls Thursday, both from to p.m. Club programs include: Y In- dian princess and guides for imbers and pro- j and girls, both Wednesday from s with kinder-.1 to Gra-Y clubs for Wednesday 8 to 10 p.m.; life saving Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m.; Southminster UCW will hold its first fall meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. in the lounge. Mrs. Rose Yellowfeet of the Leth- bridge Friendship Centre will be guest speaker. Ellen Denoon Unit will be hostesses. Woman's Federation of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church will meet Tuesday at p.m. in the church lounge. This will tie preceded by a pot-luck sup- per at Friendship Lodge No. 729 will hold its regular meeting Wed- nesday at 8 p.m. in the IOOF Hall. A pot luck supper be held at p.m. A good at- PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM JACKPOT (Upstairs) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. appenmqz II a tendance is requested as Mrs. Stella Irvine, local delegate to the convention in Cleve land Ohio, will report. Christian Science testimony meeting Wednesday at 7.3 p.m. in church auditorium, 1203 4th Ave. S. Everyone is we] Women of the Moose, Letb- bridge Chapter No. 328, will hold their regular meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Moose Home. Alberta Square Dance con vention mil be held at Wilsor Junior High School, 9th Ave, and 20th St. N., from Friday to Monday. All square dancers welcome and spectators are ap- preciated, Reg and Maiy Dayman wil celebrate their golden wedding anniversary with an open house in the Pemmican Club rooms, Monday from to 5 p.m. and 7 to 0 p.m. All friends are wel- come. boys and girls, Monday, polo Friday to day or Thursday from amateur wrestling; Thurs p.m.; junior chess 4-30 to p.m.; baske gram Friday from to p.m.; Jr. Hi-Y clubs for league Friday, to p.m.; floor hockey Saturday, 13 to 15 years Thursday, 6 4 p.m.; weight training, 7 p.m. and Friday, to 10 p.m. daily. p.m. Physical programs are junior leada-ship training for boys p a d d 1 eball an sqirash, reserved for youth Sa urday, 9 to 11 p.m.; judo, Tues girls 12 to 14 years, judo, beginners from to youth swim instruction, and advanced Monday an swim club meets Monday, to p.m.; in nesday and lYiday from 6 leadership trainin p.m. and family swims Thursday, from [o an open Sunday progran from to 5 p.m. Saturday, from to council meets Monda to 7 p.m.; Junior Hi-Y Club fo Special interest courses 15 years of age, Thurs amateur wrestling from 6 to 7 p.m. and Fri day from to from to p.m. ball league, Friday, to club Wednesday from p.m.; girls gym team 10 p.m. Wednesday, both fitness classes are open tc p.m.; beginners 17 years and over. Higl tics Friday to swim is Monday throug] co-ed gym team Saturday 2 from 4 to p.m. in 3 p.m. and spring board to the casual swims Thursday 5 to 6 afternoon and evening. Facilities are open programs are the from to 5 p.m. to all as adults with spring diving, skin and scuba Teen and young adults in life saving. Lethbridge Family Y are interest courses are ed a wide variety of the same as adults with Physical programs courses for men and co-ed badminton Friday and ball room dancing. mmmmmm ery after noon and evening; men's instruction Monday, wo- men's instruction, Wednesday and co-ed Thursday, all from to 6 p.m.; skin and scuba, Wednesday from 8 to 10 p.m.; life saving Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Health club is open from 10 a.m. through 10 p.m. daily for men and Tuesday and Thurs- day mornings from 9 to for women. Massages are avail- able through appointments. Adult clubs include: Y's Men, Tuesday from to p.m.; Y's Menettes auxiliary to Y's Men meets every fourth Wed- nesday of the month; chess club, Wednesday from 7 to 10 p.m.; ladies investment clu meets every second Thursdt from to a.m. wit babysitting services available Special interest programs ar ball room dancing Wednesda or Friday from 8 to p.m women's invest m fi n t cours Wednesdays for five wee, from 2 to 3 p.m.; knitting an crcchetting Wednesday from to 3 p.m.; modelling cours eight weeks on Thursdays fro 0 to p.m.; male modeltin course, Tuesdays, to a.m.; those to be scheduled a a later date are: ladies instro tors clinic; Mother and daug] ter, Father and son and creat an individual Christmas. Former Suffragette Doubts 1970 Methods EAST HADDAM, Conn. (AP) Vivien Kellems, a one-tima worker for women's who is scheduled to speak at a women's liberation march in Hartford, says she has doubls LADIES' AUXILIARY CANADIAN LEGION at 8 p.m. Air Conditioned Memorial Hall lit Came 6lh Game 4th Game Jackpot 8th Game in 7 Numbers IF 4lh Game No; Won. lOlh Game Blackout !5ln Game Blackout for in 36 Numbers or less lucky Draw Exlrn 25C _ Dood Prize Standard Cumcs Doubled if Won In 7 Numbers in firs) 12 games TICKET GIVEN TO WINNERS OF Alt GAMES EVERYONE WELCOME A MUST FOR YOUR VACATION OUR NEW EASY CARE WIGS 24.95 29.95 39.95 _JT 'finl wilh Wigi In Soulhern Albsr! Manitoba Woman To Head Canadian WIs WINNIPEG (CP) Mrs. E. V. Fulton of Birtle, Man., was elected president of the Feder- ated Women's Inslitules of Can- ada, an organization represent- ing members in rural Canada, at the organization's annual meeitng. Elected first vice president was Mrs. John McLean of Eur- eka, N.S.; second vice presi- dent, Mrs. L. R. Trivers, Thes- salon, Ont.; third vice presi- dent, Mrs. Joseph Bielish, War- spite, Alia.; fourth vice presi- dent, Mrs. George McGibbon, Brownsburg, Que. Tivo directors have yet to be named. about the methods of the 197 women's h'beration movemen Miss Kellems, a 74-year-ol industralist who never marriet says many of the women's liber ation groups are "giving thi whole cause a black eye. "This business of nurain bras and going to men's res taurants I don't like this shrill, strident approach. It ha alienated thousands of women. Miss Kellgms has waged. caihpaign to gain repeal of tas advantages for married per sons. She says current law unconstitutional and unfair t single persons-and has refuse to pay her income taxes, lead ing her into a dispute with th Internal Revenue Service. The march in Hartford i: being organized by the centra Connecticut chapter of the Na tional Organization for Women in connection with a U.S.-wide day of demonstrations in sup port of ivomen's equality. Miss Kellems hasn't an nounced yet what she expects to say. But in an advance inter- view, she expressed doubt abou; what tiie more stident feminists are doing now. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "Lady, there aren't any new washday miracles this week.. .Some of our customers are making do with last week's washday miracle." BINGO RAINBOW HALL 1401 5th Avenue N. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER Tst at 8 p.m. Is) Jackpot 59 Not., 2nd Jackpot 155, 56 Nos. Free and Games, 25c per Cord, 5 Cards Sl.OO 3 Games Door Prize No Children Under 16 Yeori of Age Sponsored By A.U.U.C. Association s Why not have a little fun and relaxation fhit winter? JOIN ONE OF OUR MORNING or AFTERNOON LEAGUES Leagues commence Sept. For mart information contact JOHN OR SANDY af GLENDALE BOWL or Phone 328-4545 Knit knack reaches a new high this season and this outfit of guucho punis with sweater is one of the great looks. Designed by Alvin Duskin and made by Canada's Rose Knifling Mifls, it's shown in Weekend's nexf full-color fashion feature. The Now Knits. LETHBRIDGE FISH GAME ASSN. WEDNESDAY AT 8 P.M. IN THE NEW EAGLES HALL BINGO BLACKOUT 55 NUMBERS FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, and 13th) in 7 NO CHILDREN UNDER She says she and her hus- band are saving money to buy a 10 room house, but (Ivsy ffo not own a car because they cannot afford it. Daphne Sheffield, 35, of To- ronto, is Uie wife of an engi- neer, mother of one baby. She saj's increasing costs hasn't really affected her fam- ily's living standards. Sha quit work when the baby was born and says she practises small economies now that she has time. "I wouldn't carry it to ex- tremes, but as we have tliree super-markets in the neighbor- hood, I do shop around to some extent, f'vc stopped having milk delivered because I figure it costs five cents a quart more than if I carry it home. "On the oilier hand, we have bought a clothes dryer and an outboard motor (his year." Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: Today I received two copies oE your advice to "Nosey Landladies" in the mail. Of course there was no hint as to who sent them, but I can guess. No wonder you have a lot of fans. You look the other way while people do every rotten thing they can think of and call it "minding your own business." I am a Nosey Landlady and I'm proud of it. Some prop- erty owners don't care who they rent to so long as the money comes in. I'm not one of those. I have nine apart- ments, all occupied by decent, law-abiding, God-fearing girls. Five of my tenants are under 30 and they come from small towns in Indiana and Illinois. I don't rent unless I get right answers to my ques- tions. Before I take a girl's check I want to know where she stands on cigarettes, alcohol, dope, fornication, adultery, religion, gun control, sex education in public schools, com- munism and fluorine in drinking water. My home is my castle and I intend to keep it that way. DEAR LADY GUINEVERE: Thanks for the latest word from Camelot. If I run into any girls who are looking for a room, I'll have them checked out by the F.B.I., give them lie detector tests, have their bodies x-rayed lor impurities and send them over. DEAR ANN LANDERS: What are the chances for this marriage succeeding? Ths boy is 23. The girl is 22. They were officially engaged in January. Norma has thrown the ring in Bob's face tliree times. When he gets home his tele- phone is ringing. She is sorry and wants him to come hack with the ring. Last night they had a hair-pulling fight, Bob refused to come back when Norms called. Her motlier telephoned him and said Norma was going to jump out of the window if he didn't bring the ring back. I am Bob's mother. Do you think after they get married they will settle down and grow up? Please advise. I am worn out and so is everyone else. DEAR 0: Marriage is no cure for these two dingbats. The letter above will give you an idea of what is in store for kids like Norma and Bob. They need to grow up before they consider marriage. With good counselling it will take at least 18 months. Proper Fir Shoes should fit snugly around le heel and should be at least ne-half inch away from the big QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. M PHONE 328-7684 M NIGHT BUSINESS COURSES IMPROVE YOURSELF! Apply your free hours to winning higher pay, more opportunity lo advance. Learn your way ahead. Then take a new position, wilh the help of our free Place- ment Office, Or, if already in an office, gain promo- tion. Some of our Night School Graduates have ad- vanced 50% in salary in a year. Hundreds of am- bitious men and women have improved their prospects in mis way. Beginning and advanced courses offered: SHORTHAND: 1. Speedwriting 2. Gregg Theory and Dictation Inlermediale Die fa (ion Advanced Dictation TYPEWRITING! Beginning Intermediate Advanced 'Electric "Manual ACCOUNTING.- Elemeniary BUSINESS MACHINES Ten Key Burroughs Bookkeeping Comp lometer Classes are offered Monday and Wednesday evenings, from to Moderate tuition, includes all school privileges. Attractive modern quarters, co-educational. Courses geared to current needs of leading firms. Open new vistas for yourself I NEW CLASSES WILL BEGIN ON SEPT. 2 Act now to see if you should enrol. Mail blank below, phone, or visit the school. Guidance counselling Is available on request. Do not let Sept. 2 pass without a decision, which can change your life. HENDERSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (LETHBRIDGE) 202 Woolworfh Bldy. Phone 327-3968 Lethbridge Please lend me, without obligation. Information Re- garding your Night School Clones. Name................................... Address City....................... Phone........ Course desired ;