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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 36 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, SepSamber 19, 1973 Calendar Tlit1 fitII dinner for the Anne Campbell Singers will be held at !i p.m. Sunday. Sept. 23 at Southminster church hall. Proceeds are to go to the group's 1974 tour of West Ger- niany and Scandinavia. Tickets are available at Leister's Music. A rummage sale will be held bv the Dr. F. H. Mewburn QBE Chapter of the IODE in the all-purpose room of the civic centre at 9 a.m. Satur- day, Sept. 29. Anyone having rummage may phone Mrs. A. S Fumerton at 327-2718. The media centre, the heart or the school, will be presented by Mrs. Ruth Clark, teacher-librarian at George McKillop School, for all interested and involved with small children. The presenta- tion will take place at p.m. Thursday, with coffee served at 4 at the school. This is Sponsored by the Early Childhood Specialist Council and memberships in the coun- cil will be available to teachers. The Lethbridge Chapter of Sweet Adelines meets from 8 to p.m. tonight in the church basement, 420 12 St. S. All women interested in singing four-part harmony are invited to attend. The fall meeting of the 60 Plus Club of First United Church will be heid at 2 p.m. Friday in the lower church hall, "preceeded by potluck dinner at A good atten- dance is requested. The Lethbridge City Police will hold their annual policeman's ball Oct. 20 at the Exhibition' Pavilion. Invited guests only. The 8th Lethbridge Guide Company will be re-opened at p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Agnes Davidson School. Mrs. Gwen Vren is captain. Interested girls may register ay phoning 327-3227. St. Michael's Nurses' Alum- lae will hold its quarterly at 8 p.m. tonight in ;he nurses' residence. Coffee ind donuts will be served. The Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens Ladies Aux- liary, affiliated with the Mational and Provincial Pen- sioners and Senior Citizens will meet at 2 p.m. Friday in .he Marquis dining room. This vill be the last meeting before .he national convention and .he last time banquet tickets vill be available. All nembers are asked to make m effort to attend. Andrew Bowling will be sent the original art for her quote. Send your child's quotation to this paper The Herald" amily i Visiting members of the Alberta Cabinet were presented with a seven-page brief yesterday, disputing a private member's bin proposing that Alberta health care payments for therapeutic abor- tions be restricted to cases where the life of the pregnant woman was "severely threatened." The Options for Women Council sub- Ontions for Women Council presents JT V micted the brief to Helen Hurvsy without portfolio in charge of '.he ;certa M mission and the Womsn'3 Bureau, and Crawford, at head of from left, former minister r O: Healxh Nell Women defend right to healthcare By MAUREEN JAMIESON Family Editor Abortion is a medical ser- vice and should be available on the same basis as any other surgical procedure, according to submitted to visiting members of the Alberta Cabinet yesterday by the Lethbridge Options for Women Council. And if contraception is made available to women at their own discretion, they will not engage in indiscriminate sexual promiscuity, using abortion as a substitute for other means of contraception. The brief was presented to Helen Hunley, former minister without portfolio in charge of the Alberta Health Care Insurance Commission and the Women's Bureau. Health Minister Neil Craw- ford was also in attendance. Chief aim of the presenta- tion was to combat Bill 220, a private member's bill propos- ing an amendment to the Alberta Health Care in- surance Act, which would make therapeutic abortions insurable only if the life of the pregna.nt woman were "severely threatened." PUNITIVE ATTEMPT Council member Pam Madsen, reading the brief, claimed the proposed bill "reflects a deliberate and punitive attempt to deprive women of their right to ade- quate health care and of their right to decide when and if they choose to have children. "It is an implicit encourage- ment for women to seek out other, medically unsafe abor- tions It would remove an option now available to women to control their own reproduction. "We said Ms. Madsen, "abortion should be used as a backup measure for other means of contraception that fail, and should not be regarded as a first line of defence against unwanted pregnancy." She concluded her reading of the brief with the following recommendations: That abortion continue to be treated as a necessary medical procedure. That the provincial government make every ef- fort to provide contraceptive measures which are both effective and non-injurious. That the government ac- tively support non-punitive sex education, so citizens may become responsible for their own sexual behavior and relationships. PROGRAMS EXIST Ms. Hunley, who said she was most appreciative of the brief, explained that it is most unlikely Bill 220 "will ever get to second reading, judging by the present schedule in the House." One council member, who wished to remain anonymous, pointed out "there is also a considerable number of peo- ple against the bill in spirit as well as in deed." Mr. Crawford, said "one of the duties of our provincial agency (the department of health and social development! is that of providing safe medical procedures, and I believe that we do." In sex education, he added, "people have very con- siderable personal respon- sibility. However, programs for proper counselling do ex- ist. "I speak of things like fami- ly life education and the kind of thing that can be supported by the social services program." NOT OFFENSIVE These provide the necessary information "and do not of- fend people who fear family life education as promoting immorality. "It is not a desirable thing to promote immorality." he said. "Someone can be helped by a program, or hurt by a program; so most of these things are handled on a local basis." Ms. Madsen expressed the opinion that, ignorance about sex and biology are reasons for experiment great harm. "Surclv it is p> Mr. Crawford, "t guise of family ttiere are people. ing to do harm1' thai there are pi can do harm. "We're finding our iaraily life education, social counsell- ing and cniSreacn programs are providing young ple with that they want. "We rely on the peopl? who develop programs like this to be responsible. "What one community will Ms. Hunley ex- plained, "another will reject I'm a grcvn believer that a program should be tailored u; meet the nerds of the conimunitv." PUBLIC DECIDES She said tnat public pressure decided whether a program would or would not be launched. "Any coirttTUJtt province can counselling type such as family lif or day caro. Mr intecl ard, out. of local Ihe Rovern- s il. shoiud in a council Lhal "if sex .xiueauon and lion is important for iti-ycar- oh! boys in Edmonton, it is im- portant for 19-ycar-oiu boys in Masarath. It is the reac- tionaries that are goiing to be the most vocal! "It is always Mi. Crawi'ord affirmed quietly, lhat there arc vocal groups and silent, croups. Ii. is ex- U'ovncly difficult for the provincial government to im- pose our ovn v'ievv over local views. "You shouldn't presume every rommuriiiy in is .suing 10 make the wrong decision. impor- he saic1, "H is valid to 2' 3 SEE THE AMAZING 4-WAY V O R W E; R K The cleaner that will revolutionize house cleaning FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1255 3rd Ave. S. PHONE 327-6070 By RODNEY FINDER London (AP) Princess Anne, royal tomboy, ap- proaches the altar at historic Westminster Abbey with some Britons wondering whether she will assume the manners of a gentle, blushing bride. She prefers fast cars to slow coaches, rough riding to soft living, casual clothes to haute couture. She's better known for some scathing sallies of sarcasm than for diplomatically-turned phrases. When she fell off a horse, the 23-year-old daugh- ter of the Queen snapped at reporters and photographers: "You've had your money's leave me alone." Anne, fourth in line to the throne, marries cavalry Capt. Mark Phillips Nov. 14. Al- though a commoner. Phillips comes from a well-to-do, so- cially-established family. A quickening of public in- terest is illustrated fay a flood of wedding presents, a spate of souvenir booklets, an emerging industry of en- graved china tea mugs and reports of booming color tele- vision rentals. ORGAN SALE You can save Money when you buy Yamaha and here is why there's Now models will be arriving soon liberal discounts on this year's models. Free Delivery. Complete music course with the Yamaha organ of your choice including 60 popular numbers (or the organ. l.ihornl trado-in allowances. NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY! See the complete line ol Yamaha Organs at SUPPLIES LTD. Corner 3rd Ave. and 13th St. S. PRINCESS ANNE AND FIANCE MARK PHILLIPS But some stri have brought a dif wedding stir- red by well-meaning of the princess. The house the young couple will call homo, the cruise they'll call their honeymoon and one of their biggest wed- ding gifts have all come in for heavy criticism. It's a far cry from the pub- lic goodwill thai presaged the Nov. 20, HM7. wedriinp- of Anne's mother, !her, Princess Elizabeth, in Philip Mount batten, now Prince Philip. Britain then had just emerg- ed from an exhausting war and the royal festivities were a glittering contrast K> the rigors of austerity. Now. in a richer, brighter Britain the biggest newspaper siories so far have centred on attacks against some mar- riage .sidelights. CHEAP RENT First, the marital home. Capt. Phillips. 25. will work as an instructor at Sandhurst Military Academy and the royal couple will live in a five- bedroom Georgian mansion nestling among the trees there, they will pay the de- fence ministry week for the house. The small rent and the large home jarred many Britons worried by rocketing house prices. My daughter's husband works hard to save in" a with a bath, but every time they near their savings target up go house prices and Mrs. Betty limerton complained in a let- ler to the mass-circulalion Daily Mirror. "It is this sorl of thing that alienates the public I'ron, the nr-'.'d 'lYewr Sa- lisbury. Phillips replied in a well- a critic give the by Maureen Jamieson publicized letter !o who had offered to a guided 'our of slum housing that as a soldier he where "fie armv posted him. But the ivliiror reported an "ovonvhehning majority" of readers criticized the author- Hies for making the house available. They also criticized the a dav to be spent ending the'roya: yacht i'.ritannia and crew inr a honeymoon cruise (if "he Caribbean. Another row blew up when a newspaper disclosed thai the arrnv was asking, military- style, for "volunteers" lo contribute inward a wedding present. The army "suggested" offi- cers give 30 pence (72 cents) each with other ranks donat- ing five pence (12 Buckingham Palace circles let it be known that such wed- ding gifts traditionally go to charily. But Willie Hamilton, a Scot- tish Laborite member of Parliament and noted anti- monarchist, labelled'Anne as "this plain and pricey young women." He reminded Britons labo- ring under a government pay freeze thai Anne's allowance from Ihe taxpayer rises by cVtJi.Onft) a year to pounds iSii'l.OOOi the minute Mark slips the ring over her finger. Conservative Ronald Bell rejoined: "If members of the Hoyal Family enjoyed the same freedom to as Mr. ll.imilton they would not seek riva! his of (astf, iiiak'- telling al'-oiil com- parative value for money pieces of stale J bread and a furnace filter adorn Joan Butter- field's home. Mrs. Butterfield, who prac- tises what she preaches, is an interior decorator who tells her customers to encourage their family's interests and tastes. The filter has become part of a light, airy sculpture. The bread was first allowed to curl, then sprayed with copper and used in an abstract design. A home should reflect its owners' personalities and does not have to cost a for- tune, says Mrs. Butterfield. "Your home is the setting for yourself and your family." she advises, "so lei it reflect your skills, talents and interests. "If it does this, it's bound to be attractive." if you lack confidence in your skill and ingenuity, start small she says. For instance, carpet your stairs with carpet remnants, samples or small throw rugs in different colors each big ev.ove'i to fit. one step. Cut pic-c'ii fit each step and use tack.s or staples to hold in place. Brighten a basement bathroom with old new- spapers, she suggests. Clip want ads. or cut white rr-nrpns from whole pages and apply in vertical strips. Cover was.fc basket to match, then give- them both a coat or t'-vo or varnish. Anyone who feels rs.iily ar- tistic can j-r her favorite recipes on pur', of the kitchen wall, using a very thin brush ant) different colored enamel. For an extra bit of class. Mrs. Butterfield says it's a good idea to embellish the first letter of each recipe with a decorative flourish, then give enverything a coat of varnish. A Young love is hitting the headlines all over the world, this week. In Toronto, a young couple getting married next month will start off on the right track. Brian Moonie, 24, will marry his Diana Kilburn. 20, on a moving street car a vintage model normally used for summer sightseeing. Plans call for the 60 vvcd'iing guests to board, the streetcar at Exhibition Park. The groom, minister and bride" will all board at different stops further down the line. The streetcar has been given the name Devotion. In Southampton. England, Mervyn Glue and Christine Young had to postpone their wedding when they let their dream home slip through their fingers. They finally decided to turn down the mortgage conditions demanded by the real estate agent, who wanted them to "take the contracep- tive pill for a period of five years" so they could afford the payments. You think that's hard to swallow? Well in Youngstown, Ohio. Daniel Shapira is contesting his father's will, requiring him to marry a Jewish girl of Jewish parents. If he does not comply, his third of the estate will go to the state of Israel. Oh well, the course of true love I just had to check my calendar and make sure this is 1973. In Sark, one of the tiny Channel Islands, the parliament has just voted against giving its 152 married women the right to own property by a vote of 19 to 12! Here's a quick skillet dish with a double life. It's great as hors d'oeuvres, and served with hot buttered noodles, it's a delicious main course. Skillet Mushroom Medley takes very little time to prepare and can be done in ad- vance and kept hot. Skillet Mushroom Medley Vz Ib. fresh mushrooms OR 1 can 6 to 8 oz., sliced 1 Ib. Italian sausage Vz Ib. frankfurters 1 can (1 Ib.) whole small white onions, drained 1 green pepper, cut into strips 8 cherry tomatoes tsp salt Vi tsp ground black pepper Rinse, pat dry and slice mushrooms or drain canned mushrooms; set aside. Cut sausage and frankfurters into one-inch chunks. In a large skillet, saute sausage until well browned, about 10 minutes. Add frankfurters and saute five minutes. Stir in reserved mushrooms, onions, green pepper, tomatoes, salt and black pepper. Cook and stir for about eight minutes or un- til vegetables are hot. Serve from skillet with toothpicks as an hors d'oeuvre. If esired, serve with a bowl of mustard. Mav be served with hot buttered noodles for main dish. Makes eight to 10 appetizer portions or four servings. ATI SHOO! The most chronic sneexing bout on record was that of June Clark, of Miami. 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