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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 -1KB LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wedneidoy, SopHmbor 13, 1973 the srab baj MAUREEN JAMIESON ISN'T it always the way? As soon as you get something programed into your brain, they sneak around and change it! It's taken me years to master (almost) the intricacies of square acres and fluid ounces, and now they've gone and pulled the metric system on me. Yes, I know it's logical and all that, 'but I just don't have another lifetime left to learn it in. Many household products arc already sporting both systems on their labels, but among the first slated to go all-metric will be toothpaste, which was "scheduled for early according to the depart- ment of consumer" and corporate affairs. Oh they lost their copy of the metric rules. If you number yourself among the nimble-finger- ed technologists who can tell a sewing machine from a meat grinder, keep your eye on the notions counter this fall. Watch for Talon's polyplus "sew anything" thread, it is finer than cotton, and will stretch and re- What on earth did we do before plastic bags made the scene? Glad is now putting out a bigger and better bright orange job, 48" by 30" big enough for storing patio furniture, barbecue equipment, sum- mer clothes, or to stuff an unwanted husband in. It fights the good fight against maths, mildew, rust, in fact, except Junior's eager little fingernails. From the fashion front comes the word that sweat- er capes are the. latest shape for the new fuzzy mo- hairs. Reaching just above the knee, these capes can be worn with pants or skirts. t If your sweet tooth needs filling, file this under quickie glamorous desserts. It's called choco orange polar torte. 1 roll (16 oz.) refrigerated chocolate chip cookies I pint orange ice cream, slightly softened 1 jar (9 oz.) chocolate sundae topping 1 orange Slice cookie dough lengthwise into four pieces and place four inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes, until golder brown. Cool, To assemble torte: spread. of. the ice cream on each of three cooled cookie slices. Stack and top with fourth slice. Glaze with grated rind from orange mixed with chocolate, topping. Pour half cup of sauce over log and place in freezer until firm enough to least one hour. Garnish with peel ed orange slices if you. .things fancy. Serve ir slices drizzled with remainder of Makes 12 one-inch slices. It's yummy enough to compensate-lor losing th> battle of the bulge. Doctor discusses human sexuality IUNCHING AT THE YWCA Members of the Kiwanis Club were entertained to a luncheon at the Y yesterday, prior to being shown the Y's new look. Kiwanis has con- tributed towards the cost of renovations and repairs, and the United Appeal helps keep the organization's pro- gram operating. Shown left to right: R. Gruenwald, MLA; Jean Finlay, YWCA president; Assistant Commissioner M. V. Seppela, Edmonton; T. H. McKim, lientenant governor, division 8, tethbridge Kiwanis; inspector G. Gordon, Loth- bridge; Jeanne Baty, executive director of the YWCA; and J. Dunslan, vice president of the Lethbridge Kiwanis. Kerber, photo By JUDE TURIC Herald Staff Wrilcr Biological aspects ot the human reproductive systems were topics of disciission dur- ing the first session in a series of human sexuality programs presented by tho Lcthbridga Family Services. Feature speaker was- Dr. Johnson, Lcthbridge gyn- ecologist, who lead the discus- sion spoke of the common complainis associated with the beginning of the female men- strual flow, its continuation through the productive years and its cessation at the meno- pause, Among the complainis which lie listed, slruation, about having babies to solve the problem, and heavy period flows. In reference 'to the painful period, he said "nobody knows were painful mon- the misconception Women's hooks printed Feminist publishers are non- By JEAN SHARP CP Women's Editor TORONTO (CP) A group of young Canadian women has started the Canadian Women's Educational Press, a publishing company to pub- lish books by other Canadian women. They say they don't want to make a to keep operating. They are or- ganized so that everyone in the company learns tbe busi- ness, from designing through Announcing Our Compact! Our rompac-l Un't like the popular lie- then here it is. car compile I'hc- ncv. BKRN1NA 807. Tin' lines thiit .ire striped. Some-time-, good things do come in intxpensKc.- ;nnl usually liny. About small packages. Wide choice of the only similarity between ouv f .ibitiets ,mcl lulK guaranteed. and theirs is the word. 'HieBKKNINA SOT i" ia'e. except H s.....mure compact. It has as many built in still-lies ;is you'd really vviint and all ot them are stretch Mitc-hos ilic- new fabrics. ll even has VAIM KUI.OMv a feature usually oiil.v found on professional factory machines. The BERNINA SU7 'compact" is Swiss precision built to make all chores a pleasure, so if you're in sewing machine excellence, but wo like it to setting, through selling the Moks. Kathryn Jackson said: "In about November of last year, some women got to- gether and started talking about the idea of a woman's press. 'We got a Local Initiatives Program grant in February to pay the salaries of. nine peo- ple." They also have people who work as part-time volunteers. "Some of us bad some kind of experience, and we taught the Miss Jackson said in an interview. Staffer Catherine Carroll said tbe press work is done by a commercial company but I he typesetting, layout and de- sign are done by staff. Their first book, Women Unite! has been published. It is a collection of Canadian ar- ticles on women's liberation that was gathered be fore, the press was formed, by a w o m e n 's collective. They couldn't find a publisher for it. Miss Carroll said the Women's Press has paid costs so far through donations and advance sales. "We paid off the printing costs in August." They now are working on a booklet series, including one on day care and a bibliogra- phy of the writing of Canadian' women, and will do one on women in the arts and in Ca- nadian history. "We will also do non-sexist Dental assistant to speak at meet Elaine Wesley of the city was recently named honored guest and feature speaker to the New- foundland Dental Assistants Association convention, to be held Sept. 17 through 19th. The only representative from BERNINA Over 500 dealers to serve you coast to coas SEE THE BEAUTIFUL BERNINA AT: CALL FOR FREE HOME DEMONSTRATION APPLIANCE TV CENTRE 812 4th AVE. S. PHONE 328-1673 OR 323-1332 Directly across from Enerson Downtown Showroom ELAINE WESLEY Vestern Canada, Miss Wesley vill speak to dental assistants, lyglenists and dentists on the lilization ot t h e dental assis- tant in today's practice. As certif lea t i o n chairwom- an for the association, sha is in charge of all continuing educa- jon programs for dental assis- anls across Canada. The convention has been planned as an "informational iype of meeting, to bring the happenings in the rest of Can- ada to the Atlantic she said. As part of her function at the convention, Miss Wesley will bring news of training pro- grams, information on other as- sociations, how they are work- ing and how an association can help the dental assistant. While on the trip, she will visit PEI to establish and assist in the organization of an asso- ciation in the province. Miss Wesley received her training at the University of Chicago and has held a posi- tion in Lolhbriclge for the past 12 years. children's Miss Jack- son said. "We've received two so far and are working on il- lustrations for one of them." DON'T SEEK PROFIT To keep expenses down, they have organized their own distribution lists. They do their own packing, shipping and selling. They are distribu- ting across Canada and have some customers in Britain and the United States, Miss Jackson said they are not looking for a profit, but want to be self-sustaining. like to generate enough funds to keep tho of- fice going. We'd prefer not to take grants if we don't have to. "We are looking for women's material, but quality is one of our concerns. We made a decision early that we aren't going to publish just because it's by a Canadian woman. It has to be good." Miss Carroll said: "We're starting to hear more about women who working on things. So far what we've seen has justified our belief that good material is available." Miss Jackson said her inter- est in women's liberation first got her involved with tbe press. A t J _W calenda I f I local liaer. o- THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "He loves me. he loves me me, he loves AVON ARE YOU RECEIVING THE REGULAR, DEPENDABLE AVON SERVICE YOU DESERVE? if not please phone 328-7424 For a FREE Sample The Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization, af- filiated .with, the. National and Provincial Pensioners and Se- nior Citizens Organization, will meet on Friday at 2 p.m. in Gym 2 of the Civic Sports Cen- tre. Arrangements to bo dis- cussed for tea and bazaar on Oct. 28th; tickets will he avail- able for the Medicine Hat trip on Sept. 21st; bingo and lunch will follow the business meet- ing. Tea hostesses will be M.-s. E. Eenclall and Mrs. I. Nickeii- icli. Members and friends wel- come. The regular meeting of tho Dr. F. H. Mewbum QBE Chap- ter, IODE, will be held at the home of Mrs. F. E. Quillen- baum, 1903 llth St. S. Plans for rummage sale on Oct. 7 will be discussed. The regular mce'.ing cf Do- minion Rcfiakah Lorlgc will be held on Thursday at n p.m, in the Oddfellows Hall. A good at- tendance is requested. Visiting Rcbckabs welcome. ti T li e Lethbrldgo Ilcgislered Music Teachers Association wil meet on Thursday at p.m. at the home of Mrs. Louise Chapman, J34J Scenic Drive, Apt. 6. The Memorial Society of Lcllibridgc will hold a special meeting at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium of the Canadian Western Natural Gas Co., 410 Stafford Dr. N. All members are asked to attend, as two special resolutions affecting the future of the society will be discussed. Refreshments will be-served in recognition of Ihfl first ,.r j sary' of the society, wliicli was j 1 incorporated August 23, 1971. I exactly why I his happens although some cases are due to the neck of the uterus being tightly closed with the flow being forced through during contractions Dr. Johnson added that the idea of bearing children did not necessarily alleviate the problem, although antispasmat- ic drugs can be used, "The simpliest thing to he said, "is to take aspirin." Following a brief discussion on the effectiveness and use of various birth control devices, Dr. Johnson commented on the visible effects of menopause. He said the correct definition of the menopause was "the ces- sation of the periods" with the mer.arche being the "beginning of the period." Tte time of the menopause varies with eacli woman, be said, with the average age group falling between 45-50 years. "The he said, said, "can come late or early. "In some women, it could carry on for 10 years some are regular all along and sud- denly just stop some go ttirougli irregular, heavy or scanty periods .the trouble is in the estrogen level in the body." He said that once this level of hormone production drops off, (lie common symptoms as- sociated with menopause show up: hot flushes, irritability, in- somnia, depression, and the like. "Hormones have become very said Dr. Johnson, "in keeping the woman more comfortable, and feeling better in general. Both tbe onset 'and the end of the menstrual cycle display similar side effects, comment- ed Dr. Johnson. "Both mother and daughter often bit the cycle at the same time but from dif- ferent ends and all hell breaks loore." I Puberty in the male, he said I is very often overlcoked and "loo often all thought is given lo preparing the girls for men- struation, with little consider, ation give-n to the boys." The male fertility cycle ar- rives at approximately the well he said, "and as well prepared as the girls for the first nocturnal emission, or wet dream." Dr. Johnson added that "soc- iety has been remiss in con- demning the boy when a girl gels pregnant. "It is just .as possible that the boy feels guilt and anxiety as what the girl experiences." Mrs. Joan Puckett, family services counsellor, conducted with comments on the series format as emphasizing sex, but sexuality." She said the programs will "involve the social and cultural setting and tbe emotional in- 'olvement ot another human be- ing it will be teaching the main value all of us can agree on, sexual responsibility." The next session will deal with sexual communication in marriage to be held on Tues- day at p.m. at the Red Cross Building, 1120 7th Ave. S. Chmtopher Hay" recelvra Ihi drawing to VIft Whl rmy. to Ihii paptr same as the female, and he is considered fertile "when he can produce sperm.11 "The boys should be kept Personalized WEDDING AND ANNIVERSARY: InvitalToni Reply Napkin. Matches Thank you Cardl Elc. The Lctlibridge Herald PRINTING LITHOGRAPHING Cor. 7th St. 5th Ave. Phone 327-3203 BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY a< P.M. Jackpol 5125 in 58 Numbers 12 Games in 7 Numberc 4th Gomel Doubled in 7 Numbers 5 Cnrds 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE PROMPT ATTJNTION GIVEN TO MAIL ORDfRSI BENEFIT SHOES LTD. Avo. S. Phone 327-7300 Thursday and Friday Until 9 p.m. ;