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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, September 21, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD -17 A bortion serious crime in Brazil RIODE JANEIRO (AP) Latin Americans have become mo-re receptive to birth control pills and vasectomies, say family planning experts in this Brazilian capital. Non-Latin backers of birth control have learned they can't force their ideas on pre- dominantly Roman Catholic Latin Americans, as they had been accused of doing in the past. Leading authorities in the world family planning move- ment ended three days of low- key discussions last week in Rio. at the annual Western Hemisphere meeting of the London-based International Planned Parenthood Federation. They urged more open dis- cussion of the pill, steriliza- tion and even once taboo in this part of the world because of religious, cultural and political beliefs. "There are five million il- legal abortions each year in Latin America, and at least one-third of them are com- plicated by infection or said Dr Ben- jamin Viel, the federation's Western Hemisphere di- rector. "No one seems to care about this. Yet a few people die of cholera in Italy, and the world mourns." "It's a shame that we've be- come accustomed to such a thing." the Chilean physician added. The meeting received little attention in Brazil, Latin America's biggest country, with a population of 100 million. Brazil's moralistic, military-run government is in favor of increasing the popula- tion and does not permit the press to promote or encourage birth control. Brazilian law considers abortion a crime as serious as murder. The foundation is the world's foremost, birth control organization. Sup- ported by government funds in some regions and private donations in others, it operates in 102 countries. There even is a foundation affiliate quietly working in Brazil. The government allows it to circulate birth control information by word of mouth but forbids it to publicize its activities. "I'd bet that 80 per cent of the members of Brazil's Congress are in favor of birth Congressman Ivan told the meeting. "We think it's just a matter of a very short period of time, by the way until Brazil adopts birth control as an official policy." The current government, under which congress has no independent power, contends, however, that Brazil needs more people to fill its vast open as the Amazon jungle. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH DMiUI Mechanic Cipltol Furniture Bldfl. PHONE: 328-78M Choreographed clothing Dispensing with professional models, Montreal choreographer Michel Conte staged a 1974 swimwear preview m Montreal this week, using members of a private ballet company. They are shown here in bright jersey bikinis, with and without co-ordinated T-shirt covers. Canadian views overthrow TORONTO (CP) A Cana- dian woman, in the midst of some of the fighting in Chile 4ast week that led to the over- throw of President Salvador Allende, reports "one hearse after another being taken to the cemeteries." In a weekend telephone call with a Toronto organization known as the Latin American Working Group, she described how she saw "truckloads of corpses military and just thrown in trucks like sacks of potatoes." The organization, with close contacts with leftist groups supporting President Allende, did not disclose the woman's name, saying only that she was from St Anthony, Nfld and married to a Chilean un- iversity professor. However. she is known to be a teacher and a graduate of the univer- sity of Toronto. She said the military ap- peared at the University of Chile, where both she and her husband worked, and the cam- pus was evacuated. "Since then nobody has been able to get in or out. I think there is nobody inside. "It's a campus where the lettist forces were quite strong so I doubt that it will be opened again." She added leftist radio sta- tions were not broadcasting and only armed forces stations were being heard. It is hard to get information about the true state of affairs in the country, she said. Broadcasts were mainly "an awful lot of propaganda trying to get people to go back to work to bring the country back to normal." Ann Landers Seminar for CG1T girls Leaders from the Canadian Girls in Training from the Lethbridge area will be among those from over 20 centres gathering in Taber Sept. 29 for a workshop. Mrs. Doris Wasylyk of Ed- monton, Alberta CGIT resource counsellor will hold morning session with new leaders while experienced leaders group with Mrs. Joyce Mayled and Mrs. Muriel Goslin, both of Claresholm The afternoon will be given over to a field of resources with Mrs. Ginger Few of Ed- monton assisting in the sessions. Further information may be obtained from Mrs. Pat Meyer of Taber, regarding the workshops which are intended to benefit all persons involved in work with teenage girls. Dear Ann Landers: I am 5 feet 10 in my stocking feet, which is pretty tall for a girl. During my adolescence I felt like a gira'ffe. but Mom kept at me to stand straight and be proud of my height. Even though I was taller than most of the boys in my classes, it never bothered me much I'm not going to ask the ob- vious to do about a short boyfriend (my sweetie is and he has a great The problem is that whenever I go where there is music, every short guy in the place rushes over and wants to dance with me I feel rediculous with those sawed-off runts who seem to enjoy resting their heads on my bosom. (I feel like a nurs- ing mother.) How can I get out of it without offending the half- Shasta Dear Shasta: Where's your sense of humor? If those shor- ties didn't think you were a real doll they wouldn't ask you to dance If THEY feel com- fortable about it, consider it a warm compliment and eniov the fun. WteeWhimsy Dear Ann Landers: You've let waitresses sound off, as well as sales clerks, secretaries, bosses, customers just about everybody Now it's my turn. In many small cafes "it isn't possible to have an automatic dishwasher, so the job is done by real, honest-to-goodness, live people Any dishwasher will tell you that'if he turns his back for a few minutes the dishes multiply like rabbits. Most dishwashers get the same salary as waitresses but no tips I realize it isn't prac- tical to suggest that people go to the kitchen and tip the dis- hwasher, but I DO have a few suggestions that would make our lives a lot easier Use ashtrays Don't mash your cigarettes or cigars into the leftover food. It makes a terrible mess. Don't put chewing gum on your plate It's murder to get off if another plate is stacked on top of it. Don't put crumpled paper napkins in a plate that has syrup or honey on it. It sticks like glue If you ask a waitress to wash a thermos jug or a baby's bottle, the dishwasher is the one who will be doing it Give HIM the dime or whatever. Dear Neb: Thanks for the suggestions you've educated a lot of people today, including me. Sandra Ferster will be sera the original art for her quote Send your child's quotation to this paper Dear Ann Landers: Your answer to "Living proof" (the guy who never had an honest- to-goodness date because he was turned down so many times he just gave up) was very sweet, but you've lived an awfully sheltered life, Lady I am also "Living Proof" (age 371. I gave up looking for "Miss Right" after the third girl (in one week) did everything but laugh in my NOW OPEN THE CLOTHES CACHE 309 5th St. S. Save on Brand Name Merchandise LEE, G.W.Q., HIS, ARROW See our recycling section for top quality used clothing. We buy re-usable clothing by the Ib also rags (preferably For free pick up PHONE 329-3131 BATAEMO! It means "Welcome" in Ukrainian and it was a byword ,at Canada's National Ukrainian Festival held recently at Dauphin, Manitoba. In Week- end Magazine Ernest Hillen tells how people enjoyed themselves at the Festival. Watch for this feature, complete with color photos. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE lace when I asked her tor a date I'm a former school teacher who now runs his own garbage company. It isn't a big business.'just ten trucks and employees. But I don't owe one cent I pay good wages to my men and I am proud to be improving the quality of life in this area. I'm average-looking, have no bad habits, and there are no skeletons in my closet. But I gave up hope of finding anybody decent about five years ago. Now it doesn't hurt so much At my age there are very few unpicked flowers around. Most of them are pretty shopworn, if not worn out. Face it, Annie, nice guys DO finish last. Sign me Lonesome Dear Lonesome: Sorry, I don't buy it If I printed your name and address you'd be deluged with invitations. For every lonesome guy in this world there are two lonesome girls And some of the girls are attractive and decent. Any man who gives up looking for a wife at 32 doesn't want to get married. There is a big difference between cold and cool. Ann Landers shows you how to play it coo! without freezing people out in her booklet, "Teen-Age Ways To Cool It." Send 50o in coin and a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Ann Landers, Box Mlfi, Chicago, Illinois 60654. Copyright Field Enterprises, Inc. COALDALE PARADE OF HOMES SHOW SEPTEMBER 20fh 23rd Just go east on Mainstreet Coaldale and follow the signs 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive "College Mall" 42Q-6th SI, South 324 Mayor Magrath Drive Values Effective 'til Closing Saturday, Sept. 23, 1973 WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES WEEKEND FEATURES MODERN MANOR-CANADA STANDARD GRADE RED ROSE-GAUZE wnnnun u nivuniiu VHIJniUk nu wiu unvfck PEAS 5s TEA BAGS 1 14 oz. n H 120's pkg........................ .89 ASSORTED COLORS Paper Towels Kleenex Boutique 2 pack BANQUET FROZEN- ASSORTED FLAVOURS CREAM PIES 14 oz. net wt. size 0 WHITE OR COLOURED FACIAL TISSUE KLEENEX 200's2plypkg. Smoked Pork Picnics FINEST MEATS WHOLE OR SHANK HALF SWEET SMOKED, SUGAR CURED..................................Ib. PORK SIDE Spareribs Boneless "FRESH FOR FLAVOUR" ALBERTA NO. 1 GRADE POTATOES 10 Ib. poly bag SUNKIST ORANGES Sweet and juicy extra choice GRAPES Red or Green Mix or Match LIGHT SIDE............................................ 79 1 0 .19 PORK BUTT ROASTS ..............................1 PORK LOIN CHOPSi. 19 i _ Rib or Tenderloin End Cuts Garden Pack Choice Mushrooms STEMS AND PIECES Contadina TOMATOES 28 f I. or. tins. ;