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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Stpttmbtr 6, 1972 THE lETHMIDGE W9AID 21 Poverty apparent on Boyle Street WAR ON FLAB Mayor Andy Anderson, "recognizing the taking off of excess weight and keeping it off is essenlial to 1he goad health of all yesterday signed a proclamation declaring Sspt. 10 through 16 Weight Watchers Week in Leth- bridge, while Weight Watchers' area superintendent Al Austin looks on. The organiza- tion's executive chef, Franco Polumbo, will be at the Holiday Inn at p.m. Monday to demonstrate his eal-ard-grow-slim cooking prowess to oil interested citizens. Groenen, photo THE BIG OPEN 24 LAUNDERETTE 126J 3rd Avtniw South LETHBR1DGE PHONE 32B-B944 W. L. (Bill) Hooper WELCOMES YOU TO OUR EXCELLENT COIN-WASHING, DRYING, DRY-CLEANING FACILITIES ATTENDED MONDAY TO FRIDAY a.m. lo p.m. Politicians monitored NEW YORK (AP) Two women's groups have announc- ed a "one to one project" to watch the introduction of bills in the 1973 New York slate legislature. Each male legislator will be assigned a woman monitor from the National Women's Political Caucus or the National Organ- ization for Women. A monitor was described as "one woman assigned to drive him crazy." EMDGNTON (CP) Boyle Street is more than a street. It's a downtown community' of permanent residents where a study showed 77 per cent o! the families and Individ- uals live under the poverty line as determined by the Economic Council of Canada. I have never seen such pov- says social worker Batya Olivers. "Some of the families that live here have nothing." One-third of the Boyle Street residents are more than 60 years old, 20 per cent of the living accommodations are cot fully serviced by light, gas or water and 71 per cent are rented from absentee landlords. Mrs. Chivers, who has worked in the district (or seven months, says residents pay up lo a month for a room, sometimes with no running water. "Many times when there is an increase in pension the landlord will increase the rent the same she said. "It is really pathetic. Some of the elderly might pay 40 to 50 per cent ol their pension just for rent and they don't get anything for it." Keith social services superintendent for the city, says conditions in Boyle Street are mild by what he called North American slum standards be- cause Edmonton's booming growth has not allowed enough time lor the area to deteriorate as badly as in some other large centres. Mr. Wass said there are number of stable families on Boyle Street living in comforta ble homes. But rent gouging is done by people "who have al most made a business of buying up old houses on the speculativ market and holding them, am in the meantime they soak whomever they can for what ever they can." Ethnic tension Is evident in the district. A survey at an school isolated 24 nationalitie with Anglo-Saxons, Ukrainians and Chinese making up largest percenlage of popula tion. "There is a lot of ethnic mi: here and it creates a lot of ten said Elsie Klapstein o the Boyle Street Community Services Co-op. "Some of these groups never mix.. They tend lo slay within Iheir own School serves public needs EDMONTON (CP> Night school at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology no long- er is just a place to finish high school courses. "We respond to public needs quite says A. V. Mach- inski, assistant director of the continuing education division. A flip through the school's ca- talogue shows how diverse are the needs. Courses range from a football appreciation clinic where you can find out everything you al- ways wanted to know about the quarterback rollout to do-it- yourself lessons in fixing a 10- speed bicycle. A small business management course will help the prospective businessman overcome the pit- falls that caused busi- nesses to fail in Alberta last year. Women who don't know the difference between distribu- tor caps and spark plugs will be able to enrol in a car operators' general knowledge course lim- ited to women. Many of the continuing educa- tion courses are suggested by industry, government and com- munity leaders. And if a person wants a specialized course not listed in the catalogue, school officials will try to design tha course and find a teacher. With prqvincial government subsidies, courses run about SO hours for depending on ma- terials required for instruction. Mr. Machinski says most per- sons taking courses are In UK upper-middle class. EIGHTH ANNUAL ct HORSE SHOW IETHBRIDG! EXHIBITION PAVILION SEPTEMBER 7th, 8th, and 9th, 1972 Over 80 Classes to be Judged Including Jumping-Five TWO SHOWS DAILY a.m. and p.m. Tickets on sale at LEISTER'S and Rush Tickets Saturday afternoon performance Programs available at the show EATON'S FIVE-DAY SALE OF HEALTH AND BEAUTY AIDS Five big days to save! Thursday through Tuesday, September 12th Shop in person, or- der by mail or phone our Buy Line 328-8811. Look for the not advertised specials through- out the department. Cod Over ON capsules Cod Liver Oil Halibut Liver Oil Iron and Liver Ascorbic Acid Pills TOO capsules. Contain Vita- Contain Vitamins A and D. mins A and D. Help to pre- and for child- vent colds. Stock up at sale price now. 100 Caps An old lo overcoming Iron 100 mgm, of Vitcmin C 1a deficiency ond anemia cf diet- build resistance to win- ren to lake. Give to the farti- lly. 100 Caps 79li ary source. 100 Capi 1.58 100 Caps 2.29 Capi 1.59 500 Caps 2.79 Bottle of 2.99 Bollle of 500 1.48 A.S.A. Tablets Brewer's Yeast Milk of Magnesia 5 grain acerysolicylic acid to Contain Vitamin B and Ribo- Mild laxative and antacid, help relieve common aches flavin for health and energy. fosy for children 1o take, ond pains. 500 93d e56 Tdbi 1000 BorM. 1'M Saccharin Tablets Synthetic iweetner for eal- Dfja or ipecial diets. 500 V4 gr. 556 1000 V4 gr. 851 500 Vi gr. 656 looo y, gr. 956 Eaton's Cold Cream Hand Lotion Delicately scented cream for cleansing and removing make- up. A gooa" ehancR to slock up. jar 746 MV'.-oi. jar for relief of chapped honcfi, 16 ounces 946 40 ounces Eaton's Egg Shompoo Hefpi checV dandruff, leaves hair cfean ond lustrous. A good famify shampoo. bottle 986 40-01. boflFa Medicated Skin Cream Helps heel blemishes, imooth- es rough chapped skin. A real boon lo teenezs with skin 20-ox. jar Baltic of Bottle of 250 Sr. Bottla of Bottle of 250 Vitamin and Mineral Tablets Bottle of 100..... of 250..... .2.16 3.75 Eaton's Bath Salts A low, low prfce on this large economy size, avail- able in assorted frag- rances. 5-1 b. package Light Skin Cream Light, non-greasy formula softens and smooth. Also a very good night cream. 1 "I Q 20-01. I I O Custom Vaporizer discomfort caused by colds and coughs. May bo lefl on overnight. Aulo- malic cut-off. M QQ Cord Included, Custom Heating Pad own. Moisture re- sistant inner fackat. Rayon laffefa zip cover. Three position heal con- M trol switch. Tarn pax Tampons Sanitary protecMon worn intern-ally. Comfort able and easy-to-use. Regular or Super. Box of 40. 1.48 Lady Fair Tissues Whits 2-ply facial in pretty pop-up box. 500 double or 1000 single sheets per box. Box of 1000. .69 All Purpose Home Massager Delfght In deep, soothing facial or body matscge. Use the scalp altachment for ill stimulating L OO vibratory action. Cold Steam Vaporizer Features instant cool vapour repTacable air filter. Removable water pick up lube for easy cleaning. Lorge capao 1 QQ try will provide up to 24 of cooling I Health and Beauty Aids, Lower Floor BUY IINE 328-8B11. Shop Eaton's Thursday and Friday from 9 'til 9 for these outstanding values. Use Your Come True Card. Plan lo attend the Lelhbridga Symphony Ball, "HARVEST at ihs Holiday Inn, Saturday, September 16th. ;