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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2C-TKE LETHBRIDGE September Study recommends more family life education programs EDMONTON (CP) Most of the children referred to child welfare institutions come from families with intense marital, physical or mental problems, says a provincial study released this week. "Children of married couples, children with working parents or with fairly-educated parents usually came into care only if there were very special problems with which normal parents were not expected to says the 195-page study. The report recommends that the province develop more programs in family life education and more programs of assistance to parents in dealing with their children. Other recommendations include: More services for single-parent families since 27 per cent of the 243 children in the sample came from single parent families. More intense social services for natives and the develop- ment of alternative programs to deal with their problems. More effective treatment programs for dealing age delinquents. The study showed institutions are less effective in dealing with delinquent children than in dealing with depress- ed and suicidal children, withdrawn children or retarded and hyperactive children. The study on the characteristics of children admitted to child welfare institutions was started in 1971 by Vivian Lai of the research and planning branch of the health and social development department Her study shows most children referred to institutions from 1969 to 1971 came into care because of problems related to their families. Almost half those studied had brothers or sisters with emotional or delinquent problems similar to their own. Only 39 per cent of the children studied were living in homes where their parents were married and still living together. Herald Family Last of the foot-coolers Gait Gardens was a popular spot during the hot weather season for people seeking shade. This young fellow is probably one of the last to take off his boots to cool his feet before the fall winds blow in frosty weather. PARENTS! TEACHERS! COUNSELLORS! A Sexuality Workshop 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21 at Southminster United Church will include: SHELDON WALKER, Calgary Psychologist "Sexual Problems" CAROL McKENZIE, Calgary Educator "Sex in Childhood Adolescence" ALAN PARRY, Lethbridge "Sex and Morality" Fee: each couple To Register call 328-0196 THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "What I miss most about our first years of marriage is running my fingers through your hair." The Lethbridge Herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS visited Vancouver lo investigate a grain handlers' dispute that halted export of 85 per cent of the grain flowing through Coast ports. HOW DO YOU RATE? 91 lo 100 points TOP SCORE' 81 to 90 points Etccflerrl 71 lo 80 points Good 61 to 70 point! 60 or Under' H'mmt FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION What skills should be taught as part of a good basic education? STUDENTS YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 Statistics Canada estimated the nation's current population at noting that the province of showed a population decline for the sixth consecutive year. a-Saskatchewan b-Ontario c-British Columbia 2 Striking Toronto transit workers ended their walkout after voting to accept a (CHOOSE ONE: 23, 50) per cent wage increase over the next two years. 3 U.S. President Gerald Ford pardoned Richard Nixon for any illegal acts he may have com- mitted while serving as President. True or False? 4 Stunt motorcyclist Evel Knievel (CHOOSE ONE: failed, succeeded) in his attempt to jump across the quarter-mile-wide Snake River Gorge in Idaho. 5 has agreed to lend Italy about billion to help the government overcome its massive balance of payments problems. a-The United States b-Japan c-West Germany PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....contrite 2.....attrition 3.....allegation 4.....ombudsman 5.....occult a-government investiga- tor of citizens' com- plaints b-sincerely repentant c-wearing down process d-mysterious, supernat- ural e-positive statement, of- ten without proof Examination' Valuable Reference Material fnr PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take -5 points for names that you can correctly match with the dues. 1.....Luis Echeverna a-Spanish king-designate 2.....Francisco Franco b-President, Portugal 3.....Juan Carlos c-Spanish head of state 4.....Isabel Peron d-President, Mexico 5.....Antonio dc Spir.ola e-President, Argentina VEC, Inc. ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE Woman still suffering facelift side-effects TORONTO (CP) Getting tired of seeing those wrinkles all over your face? Maybe you think a facelift will do wonders for you and make you a lot happier. Forget it, advises Irene Gibson of Thornhill, Ont., mother of three and grand- mother of five, who had one more than a year ago. "I'm against a said the 53-year-old model who doesn't look her years. "It's something to think about very carefully." "You can be embarrassed by looking too 39 when you're you still go around with your own age group. "If I had known what I had to go through, I wouldn't have had it done. I won't have any further, repair work done on my face. What's a little wrinkle here or Irene entered hospital April 27 last year and had her fa- celift the next day. Today she is still suffering side-effects from the operation. "My ears feel as if they are sewn to my head, and I feel like I have a tight strip under my chin all the time. "If it is damp or going to rain, it tightens right up and feels worse, not painful but a sensation that bothers me." Irene said she has to wear her hair the same way all the time because of bad scars just above the ears. scars can be closed up but I won't have it done. It would be like having a facel- ift." Irene had thought about having a facelift for five months. "I had pouches on each side of my chin, a scrawny wrinkl- ed neck and a tired look that made my face look pulled down." It involved a four-hour oper- ation and five days in hospi- tal After the operation Irene's face felt as though "it had all been cut up." After she was home her chin was too sore to touch and she looked "dreadful." "The next couple of weeks were not very pleasant. I had the first stitches taken out after nine days. They were taken out in three sessions with an interval of three or four days in between. "The nights were the worst. I'd turn my head on my stitches and they would bleed and my hair would mat. I had my pillow covered with tow- els- Work was difficult. "I went to my first mod- elling job after three weeks but was sent home because I felt so awful. "I did a fashion show for Eaton's wearing a wig and blood started to trickle down my face while I was on the runway. By the time five months had elapsed. Irene felt her fa- celift was beginning to pay off. "Everybody tells me my face looks wonderful." The total cost of the facel- ift, including the operation, anaesthetic, and a semi-pri- vate room in the hospital, was "I'm happy I've had it done." Irene conceded, but added she would never go through it again. Chris Stewart Flying visit to Canada When Japan's Kyoshi Kitazawa says he's making a "flying" visit to Canada he means just that! The guest of his niece Mrs. Hisae Price and his uncle Fujita Tamika of Coaldale the Japanese visitor, who regretted he had missed seeing Niagara Falls on a previous visit, stopped in Calgary long enough to be jointed by his Coaldale uncle belore leaving for the Falls last Monday, returning to Calgary that very evening. Mr. Kitazawa toured Banff Tuesday, Calgary that evening and left by plane for Vancouver Wednesday, returning to Japan Thursday morning. During his four-day Canadian visit he allowed time for a five-rninute visit to Lethbridge. The congregation of the Lethbridge Pentecostal church will hold a kick-off banquet on Oct. 7 to initiate its fall program labelled "Outreach Phillip" which not only includes the purchase of two spanking new buses but also a weekly hour-long telecast each Sunday afternoon over Channel 13. Rev. Milton Israelson, pastor, reports the congregation will be divided into cell groups which will meet weekly for prayer and Bible study in individual homes with members responsible for church visitation. Off to Kansas City, Missouri, Sunday to attend a three-day seminar is Mrs. Jim Dunstan, area- representative for Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and surrounding area of the Christian Women's Club and Christian Business and Professional Women's Council. Mrs. Dunstan is one of four Alberta area representatives to attend the seminar. The seminar held at picturesque Stonecroft, the head- quarters for the rapidly growing women's organization, will be the second such gathering attended by Mrs. Dunstan, who is serving her third year as area representative in Lethbridge and is a previous member of the Calgary executive. Completing high school necessitates covering a few mere blocks or at the most several miles for most local students but for Linda Wilson of Jelimpo, Indonesia, it has required travell- ing almost one third of the way around the world. This 17-year-old daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Jack Wilson, who has completed all of her previous schooling by cor- respondence, had to travel by honda three hours to Pontianak and fly to Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and Tokyo before catching a plane for Vancouver and then motoring to Three Hills, Alta., to enroll in grade 11 at the Prairie Bible Institute. Local drag racer, 27-year-old Clifford Lennox, son of Mr. and Mrs. H B. Lennox of Henderson Lake Boulvevard, captured first place in the quarter mile race at Calgary's Sheppard Raceway covering the track in a mere 11.57 seconds, beating his nearest competitor "Wild Oats" of Edmonton in the heated race. Eighteen cars competed with Clifford's '55 red Chev in the fight-to-the-finish competition which finalized the drag-racing season in Calgary this year. Lennox will compete in Medicine Hat this weekend. Five generations were on hand at the R. L. Johnson residence at 2118 17th Avenue South last Sunday when four eldest daughters including Mrs. Etna daughter, Mrs. Norma Peterson; granddaughter Mrs. Carol Johnson and great granddaughter Mrs. Sydony Collier of Lethbridge visited along with Mrs. Bennett's great, great grandson, eight-month old -David Collier. Tomorrow's Treasure is a FAMILY PORTRAIT and COLOR PORTRAITS (family or individual) ALLFORONLY................... 17 50 CALL FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT SOON! PHOTOGRAPHY' Phone 416-13 Street North 327-7449 pan. CLOSED MONDAYS Island White Rum. You can almost taste the sunshine. GREEN ISLAND HIT. 1U M IU It M BI.ANC ;