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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Soturdoy, 107S family life by MAUREEN JAMIESON face it some days you feel you're losing the battle for survival. Take last Thursday, (and I do wish you I popped a deep fryer filled with fat on to the cooker, and went across the room lo answer the phone. Some time later, as I chattered away, I happened to notice flames shooting out of the pot. With great presence of mind I dashed over, grabbed the burning fryer, and lowered it into the sink. Then I fished around and found a lid to smother the flames- only not quite soon enough. It wasn't so much the cracked counter top or the little bits of charred curtain floating around that bothered me. It wasn't even the fact that we had to evacuate the premises for the next couple of hours to let the smoke clear. The snide, sneaky remarks those rotten kids of mine kept tossing around as they roared with laughter were lowering my wife-and-mother image. By the time we got hack into the house, all that primitive schoolroom humor was starting to get to me; but no way was I going to let those little monsters have the satisfaction of knowing it. Seeing the kitchen was a mess anyway, I thought I'd take out my mad on the fridge. Armed with kitchen knife and hammer, my usual defrosting equipment, I went lo work banging and bashing at the huge chunks of ice on the freezer area. Chopping and chipping away, I was suddenly at- tacked by a vicious spurt of liquid, right between the eyes. Willyum came rushing out to see what I was yelling about, and examined the scene of the crime. In lu's best Scottish voice of doom, he announced that we now had on our hands a fine new heap of scrap metal which would have to be put out to pasture. This superior sort of male chauvinist altitude went on all weekend to the point where I was seriously considering going over to women's lib. Until Sunday, that is, when I accidentally remem- bered that it couldn't have been more than a month ago he'd lost his temper and kicked the leg of the table, right at dinner time. The leg went down for the count, and we not only lost several dishes and glasses, but after mopping the Hungarian goulash, Australian style, off the floor, we had had to settle for peanut butter and jelly sand- wiches. And right away, I felt lots better. After all, who cares about the odd battle or two? With a memory like mine, 1 just know I'm going to the whole war! __ Police put bite on iido TORONTO (CP) Police put the bite on a canine crim- inal Sunday along with two suspected young humnn ac- complices. The dog was used as an ad- vance scout in break-ins at schools, churches and syna- gogues, police said. The mutt was sent into a building through a broken window. I it encountered people, it barked and ran oub again. Police responded to an alarm recently at a suburban public school and chased stolen car until the driver lost control and swerved to a Two boys and a dog were taken into custody. HELEN'S BEAUTY SHOP (PICTURE BUTTE) SPECIAL FALL SAVINGS 20% OFF ALL PRICES SPECIAL LASTS FROM SEPT. 26th TO OCT. 10th MRS. JACKIE LOW, owner manager Cold Turkey Jporklinq red Wine Cockbil from JfOKDAN WINKS m Improvising self-help aids challenge for handicapped MORE TO COME Officially, fall slorlsd last Thursday, and the weatherman is working hard at keeping up with Ihe season. The bikinis, hotpanls and shorts of sum- mer have been traded in for warm slacks and winter coals. But for young Maria Woelders, there is tat least one roads are sKH clear enough to ride her e. Groenen, pholo Bourgeois western fashions infiltrating Soviet Union By HEDRICK SMITH New York Times Service MOSCOW, In the quiet iroccss of borrowing fashions rom Ihe bourgeois west, Sfv et men feel they are falling lehind their women. The women ire gelling an increasing, hough still modest, flow of chignons, patterned panty hose and pants suits. But men com- plain they can't find a decent wide tie. "Why do you like tall, curly- laircd blonds with wide scar- ,et ties and matching handker- chiefs in their breast A male columnist in the gov- ernment newspaper Izvestia asked feminine readers the oilier day. "I'm ready, girls, to lake a vow to become hand- some. I'll try to be taller and Wee Whimsy hi! Wte WINNER ORDER OF ROYAL PURPLE RADIO M. KIRKWOOD VANCOUVER, B.C. 137 19th SI. N., Lelhbrfdge will become blond. But please, girls, don't ask the impossible. I don't have a scarlet tie and matching handerchicf. I cannot get them." "Light industry has required :wo years to master Ihe wide the columnist added. And even Ihcn, lie quoted male shop- pers as complaining lhat Ihe rvidesl of Soviet ties "come only four inches wide when peo- ple are now wearing inches." "It seems that it is much more difficult to make a suffi- cient quantity of neckties or beautiful sport shirts than to make a dam across I lie Yenisei Kivev or a factory or to build apartment houses for chimed in the weekly, Nedelya, in a clear reference to the liigher prlorily slill given to industrial projects over con- sumer items. The very appearances of such articles, however, reflects the increasing affluence and fash- ion consciousness of consum- ers in big cities like Moscow and I ho feeling of the parly leadership that it must pay some altenlion to their desires. The haberdashery shop of the Cenlral Department Store on Stoleshnikov Pereulok had a typical offering recently a selection of tired looking slightly rumpled 65-and 90- cent narrow ties. It was a sel ection reminiscent of a cutrate New York store a few years back and it was not atlra cling many buyers. One fashion conscious Hus sian male, attracled by the stir over tho slore's special ship- ment of wide ties recently, con fessed that he had given up in frustration because the waitin) line was 50 yards long am outside the store. "From what I could see, the ties weren't worth the he remarked. He was sporting a broad, brightly colored fou lard, homemade from quality proof material Ilia evidently had been irnporlec from abroad. Izveslia's columnist put thi blame for the tie gap squarely on "the chiefs of light indus NOW YOU ARE FINISHED SCHOOL And Detira too Learn a Profession WHY NOT BECOME A HAIRDRESSER hove 3 fully qualified full lime inslruc- trescs and we teach ail phases of beauty culture, hair styling and cutting, bleaching, Jinling and permanent waving. You'ft enjoy our new remodelled and air-condltfoned school. A professional beautician pays high- er _lhan the average income and opporlu- nitiai unlimited. fill GUI r Alberta Beauty School Payments This Coupon Slh Si. S., Lethbridge I Classes MA. ic Slarling Now i NAME Information iCITY i I ADDRESS low Monthly ry" for being too stodgy t- ;eep up with popular tastes be- cause some high level plaiuiei 'believes fashion can be hairnet ir unnoticed." As a result, Izvestia sale here are hopeless reserves o millions of narrow ties in ware louses of the Russiam repub- ic and tho Ukraine becaus customers balk at buying them By JUDE TUUIC Herald Staff Writer Ordinary chores and house- lold dulies present few prob- ems lo those who are not in- capacitated. But to the handicapped per- son, particularly one who is confined to a wheelchair, has suffered a stroke or is a vic- tim of multiple sclerosis, the- simple things can be a chal- lenge. Mrs. Frances Gardner, for- mer supervisor of the Lclh- bridge Rehabilitation W o r k- shqo, mentioned several helpful hints for the handicapped. "The most important thing is to have determination and en- slie said. "The handicapped parson is very independent and likes to help himself." She said there arc many lit- tle things which can be made in order to help with daily living. "Utensils, for said Hi's. Gardner, "can be bent and sliaped to fit into a paraple- gic's hand. Those who haven't the proper feeling in their hands can use these shaped utensils to have better control and be able to feed themselves easily." Persons confined to wheel chairs may find a flat piece of board, kept in Ihe chair, of great help in sliding In and out of cars, she said. "Of course, cars with hand controls are available, and tliis makes getting around she added. In the home, all tilings should be "guaged to accommodate Ihe wheelchair." "For the said Mrs. Gardner, "cupboard shelves, spice racks and all the small items she needs each day should be at wheelchair height." She said wide doors through __ At (Calendar LJf cL The Minus One Club will hold a daoce in Uie Polish Hall tcnight from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Music by The 4 Aces. Members and guests welcome. The McNally Women c( Uni- farm Mill hold the fall meeting at llw home of Mrs. Doris Vtile at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. A good attendance is requested, as this is an important meeting. Mem- bers are reminded to bring a handicraft or item to share with the group. The South Alberta-Kootenay Zone Lutheran Women's Mis- sionary League fall work shop will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Peace Lutheran Church, Taber, corner of 50th SI. and 60th Ave., with registration at a.m. The Ladies of Uie Order of the Royal Purple will hold dec- oration day on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Elks Hall. Those women attending arc askefl lo be at the hall at p.m. The regular meeting will be held on Monday at 8 p.m. at the ball. Southminster Square Dancn learners' group will dance Mon- day at p.m. in Southmin- stcr hall. Interested couples welcome. Women aro asked to please bring a box lunch. For furlher information phone 327- 3604. Meals on Wheels will hold an cxeculivc meeting in St. Mi chad's nurses' residence on Tuesday at 2 p.m. All execu- tive members nrc asked to at- tend. Maple Chapter No. 7 Or- der of the Eastern Star will hold the annual friendehip tea in Southminster hall on Oct. 14 from 2-5 p.m. GucsLs will he greeted by Mrs. T. Band worthy matron and Mrs. R, Sales, associate matron. livery- one welcome. 4 An invitation is extended lo friends and parishioners ol Piev. E. R. Doyle, formerly of St. Augustine's Church, lo at- tend a farewell calling recep- tion on Tuesday from 7-10 p.m, in the Pemmican Ciub rooms. The general meeting of the Mathesis Club will be held in (he YWCA at p.m. on Tues day, with the executive meet- ing at 2 p.m. Happy hours, for all UCW members of UCAJ.R, will bo held at First United Church on Wednesday Oct. 18 at p.m Everyone welcome. Thanksgiv i n g tmorgasbort oca vill be held on WccViesday, Oct at 6 p.m. In the lower hall o First United Church. Those at ending are asked to call 328 5815 or 337-3G47 for tickets, 3 :hey are limited. The will hole an evening of square and rouni dancing in St. Augustine's par sh hall on Monday at p.m dance practice at j.m. All square dancers we :ome. Women are asked t }lease bring a box lunch. Kappa Chapter Beta Sigmi Phi will meet Tuesday at j.m. in the home of Mrs. Fay Holeman, 1804 81h Ave. A N The theme of this meeting is happiness is making friends Hostesses will be the socii committee. Dr. F. IT. Mewburn OBF Chapter, IODE, will hold a fa rummage sale at 9 a.m. Satur day, Oct. 7t in the all-purpos room at the Civic Sports Ccji tre, MRS. FRANCES GARDINER out the house make it less diffi- ult to manoeuvre a wheel- chair, as do wide rods placet on walls for grasping. "Many paraplegics have pul- ey sels rigged to help them in nd cut of bed, she said. Mrs. Gardner commented hat many helpful articles may ic purchased in Lethbridge, and many can be made by peo- ple themselves. Working out a good routine ami sticking to it, was of major inporlancc according to Mrs. Isabella Hodgson. Mrs. Hcdgson, secretary to ho Lethbridge branch of vlulliple Sclerosis Society of Canada, said "it's necessary to accept and make up your mine .0 keep on trying She commented on the use ol a writing apparatus which al ows the handicapped psraon to ypo, and re-emphasized the need for having cupboard at a "fivel where bending the bacl> is kept at a minimum. "Using your head and intui :irjn and said Mrs. Hodgson, "helps In solving many problems." Other handy pointers includt using a tiny scoop to pick up dropped money or small ar- ticles; pressing down on point of a pencil and raising Ihe other end to pick it up; Using a clipboard to pen and tipping the board up- right to help m writing; Attaching a magnet lo a broom handle to help pick up dropped lids and screwing a plastic pancake turner onto a broom handle to pull items off high shelves. Election worries women OTTAWA The New Demo- cratic Parly, like oilier political parlies, has "some difficulty in finding women NIJP Leader David Lewis ad- mitted to a female questioner lliis week at the University of Ottawa. Li fact, added Mr. Lewis, "many of our female candi- dates arc not so worried about being defeated as about being elected." Most have responsi- bilities elsewhere, such as at home or in a career. "I usually console Ibem by telling them there's not much to about in that Mr. Lewis quipped. The female questioner had asked for Mr. Lewis' views on what she regarded as an NDP tendency to "put women in rid- ings where there are bound to lose." THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "I warned you that you are what you eat! Now you've turned yourself into gigantic, suet-marbled pork STOP moves rapidly EDMONTON (CP) An Ed- monton based ant! pollution group has asked Jplin Munvo, federal health and welfare min- ister, to impose stricter con- trols on manufacture and ad- vertising of cosmetics. STOP (Save Tomorrow, Op- pose w'.iich IE mov- ing gradually into (ho consumer prolection area, has proposed six regulations on cosmetics: cosmclics be subject to strict labelling laws calling for mandatory llsling of all in- gredients; --Salt medication nlvcrtisc- ing claims by cosmetic com- panies be severely restricted; of hormone cosmetic creams be restriclcd; hexachloropheno he banned from all ovor-llie-counl- er sales and be made available by prescription only; legislation he passed to prevent manufacturers from advertising "unreason- able beauty and Improvement ban on the use ol mer- cury and olhar heavy' metals sometimes used in trace amounts in cosmetics. ANNOUNCEMENT Mrs. Freda Walton Is pleased to announce that Miss linda Sproule, formerly of Boutique Beauty Salon, Ncrth Lethbridge, has joined the staff of Classic Coiffures. Linda has two years' experience in hair cult, hair styles, and long hair. CLASSIC COIFFURES 323 6lh St. S. 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