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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, Seplembir II, 1971- Ann Landers DEAR ANN ALNDERS' As I write this letter I have the feeling I am speaking for thousands of others who are in the same boat. I'm male, approaching 40, been married about 17 years. We have three children, a paid-for home, middle-Income bracket, well-entrenched in a career. Problem: The wife: I look back at our romance. I was 21. She was 20, pretty, slender (117 happy to get in Ihc car and go for a drive anywhere. Loved to walk. Enjoyed swimming, biking. Everything was fun. Today she weighs 150 at least. Won't walk anyplace. Hasn't been on a bike or in a swim suit in 10 Car riding makes her sick. Screams at the kids incessantly. Has gone on 10 diets and can't stay with it, Her life is wrapped around her card club, her telephone yakking, girl friends, clothes and the hairdresser. She doesn't care for cooking art! I'm lired of talking about it so we settle for hamburgers and French fries which she askes me to pick up at the drive-in on my way home. When I hear her on the phone gossiping about the latest divorce, I wonder what she'd say if slw knew I had con- sidered it many times. Too bad these women don't see the trouble until it's too late. Sign me Husband DEAIt HUSBAND: Here's your letter, but don't expect the wife to recognize herself. Why not slip this column in the bag the next time she asks you to bring home some hamburgers from the drive-in? Let it be her dessert DEAR ANN LANDERS: I see so many things wrong with the way my son's wife is raising her children that it makes rr.e miserable. Today's mothers are so puffed up with psy- chology and book-learned nonsense that they make dreadful mistakes. When we were kids if we said a dirty word we caught it right in the mouth. Now our grandchildren blurt out disgusting things and my daughler-in-law says, "we don't use that and she just changes the subject. I wrote about this problem last year and you told me to keep quiet unless I was asked. Maybe when you have grandchildren of your own you'll change your mind. Please let me know. L. DEAR U. I HAVE grandchildren, the same ones I had last year and my advice is the same. Keep quiet unless osked. Most authorities believe kids use dirty words as an attention-getting device. They want a reaction. Your daughter- in-law's approach is a good one. Let her alone. Please send inquiries and requests to Landers Reader- mail Department, Chicago Sun Times-Daily News, 401 North Wabash Ave., Chicago, fll. 60611. I Alberta NewStart training j A Calendar Of Local happenings could benefit southern area By MAUREEN JAMIESON" SMI Writer Has Alberta NewStart bene- fited native people in the north- em areas of the province? What vajue would it have here in the south? NewStart is a govern- ment research program design- ed to upgrade education and training in economically de- pressed northern regions. Mrs. Bertha Clark, newly- appointed member of Die U o! A senate and full time counsel- lor with NewStart, in Leth- bridge for the Voice of Alberta Native Women's Society human relations workshop, claims the program could be easily adapt- ed to meet the needs of native people in Ihe south. In 1968 Mrs. Clark officially surveyed the problems of north- em native people, and the New- Start program was inaugurated lo help the people transfer from lo a more productive way of life. The venture is underwritten by both federal and provincial governments and operates with 80 per cent native staff. In the first six months, mobile units were sent to Janvier, Kikino and Fort Chipewyan. Local men were introduced lo capsule samples of various trades while the woman discussed home economics. All eligible and interested families moved to NewStart training residences in Fort Mc- Murray, The men attended the Adult Vocalional Training Cen- tre for technical studies. Wo- men were oriented in commun- ity affairs by NewSlart, which also provided courses In dom- estic planning and economy, first aid, beauty culture and driver training. The majority of trainees have completed their trade courses, but because of the very high unemployment rale in the area many are working at less skilled jobs. There have been dropouLs, Mrs. Clark admits, but some have returned and completed their courses, and others she has spoken to n'ere anxious lo be reinstated. NewStart, being strictly a re- search program, will be phased out in December, then evalu- ated by government personnel. "I do hope another agency comes into effect before New- Start phases says Mrs. Clark. "This is the only family training program in the area, and trainees are concerned about being put oul of their homes before their training is over." She added that she felt it would be hard for the men to leave families in isolated areas and go by themselves to Fort McMurray lo take their train- Uie south? According to Mrs. Clark It could be of immense service, because even though I distances here are not a serious problem to native psople, the sense of isolation is. The Ladies Orange Lodge will be holding a special rum- mage sale Oct. 9 at a.m. al the Civic Centre. A smorgasbord will be served in the lower hall of First United e. and 13th St. p.m. on Wed- Oct. 23, in honor of the wedding of Miss Faye Marie Telzlaff and Mr. Gary Lee Beckman, St. Patrick's Home and School Association will meet at the school al p.m. Tuesday. At 8 p.m. there mil be a forum of BERTHA CLARK nesdoy, Oct. C. Tickets are lim-i ited, and may he reserved y phoning Mrs. T. Eskdale, 327- 6210 or Mrs. T. Chumik, 32T- 6094. Loyal Order of Moose will hold a social and dance at 9 p.m. Saturday in the Moose Hall, 1234 3rd Ave. N. Music by the Bridgetown Trio. For members and invited guests. Hi Neighbor Club is starting Us [all and winter dances. Teaching ballroom dancing starting first Monday in Oct. from (sharp) 10 p.m. and old time dancing every i Thursday p.m. Kicking- off dance Oct. 7 in Westminster School Gym, 5th Ave. and 18th St. N., with Westerners Orches- tra. Everybody welcome. Come and enjoy an evening of square dance fun with the Whirl-A-Ways in St. Augustine's j parish hall, llth St. and 4th Ave.' S. at p.m. Monday. All I square and round dancers arc j welcome. Women are asked to bring a box lunch. An open house reception will be held in the Warner ScJiool Auditorium at 6 p.m. Saturday, Unwholesome entertainmentattacked Common nntc people wear HARDLITE LENSES The Common Seme lens In some localities hard resin protective lenses are Law! Why! Ttisy're shatterproof. They're only half tha weight of ordinary lenses. They're backed by i warranty ggamst injury. They're available in YOUR prescription. So who needs a law? Specializing in the fitting of Eye Doctor's prescriptions Preicriplion Sunglailei Chilrfnn'i Magnifien Reasonable Prical OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. ST S LETHBAIDGE Phone 327 3609 By GLENN1S ZILJI REGINA (CP) Unwhole- some movies, television pro- grams and commercials were attacked during the final busi- ness session of the Catholic Women's League of Canada Fri- day. Three of the resolutions ap- proved by delegates, who repre- sent Catholic women across Canada, asked members lo take individual action. "It is getting increasingly dif- ficult for children to attend wholesome movies because rtost movies today are classi- fied adult or restricted adult and are unsuitable for children, because of the use of offensive language and over-emphasis on sex and said resolu- tions chairman Mrs. J. J. Mat- thews of Toronto. Members and their families were urged to show support for good films at local theatres and to indicate their approval to the manager or production com- pany. The CBC was criticized in an- other resolution for programs where guests "leave the impres- sion that most people are drug addicts or seek reform through revolutionary procedures." The resolulion asked mem- bers to urge CBC authorities lo present a truer picture of peo- ple. CRITICIZE ADS Television advert i s i n g di- rected toward children is often "high pressure and of detrimen- tal said a third resolu- tion. Members were told to let sta- tions know when they are satis- fied and to express displeasure against high-pressure commer- cials, both to the station and the manufacturer. "Their roots go deeply in Can- she said, asking that Eng- lish-speaking Canadians "rid their minds" of the false picture of all Quebec's young people as separatist revolutionaries. "The number (of separatist revolutionaries) is very small. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes ENERSON MOTORS SALES ACHIEVEMENT! h reminds me of OUR story.. .Tender, heart- warming, and continually interrupted by commercial announcements." PUBLIC BINGO JACKPOT 16 GAMES LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upslairi) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. Country look The country look, which has gone over so well in the fashion world, should be accented with a more natural, country look in makeup. Use softer colors in makeup with the down-home outfits and bolder colors wilh the sopliisticaled styles. M farewi rtr. and Mri. John V. Brooks of Lelhbridge wave 'ell to friends and relatives as they depart for Col- Mr, and Mrs. Brooks will arrive bock in Lelhbridge on Del. 11. QUALITY DRY CLEANING BY THE LOAD 8 LB. (NORMAL GARMENTS) PRE-SPOTTED AND AFTER-SPOTTED BY OUR ATTENDANT FAST SERVICE -USUALLY HOURS -NO NEED TO WAIT -LEAVE YOUR LOAD WITH US -WE'LL DO IT FOR YOU AND HANG IT UP -CALL BACK LATER INDIVIDUALITY YOUR LOAD IS DONE IN ITS OWN DRY CLEANER Parkside Coin-Op Laundry Dry Clean Ltd. FIRST IN LETHBRIDGE WITH COIN-OP DRY C1EANING 2634 South Parkside Drive For Further Information Phona 327-0811 p.m. WEEKDAYS p.m. SAT. The young people are the same, with the same hopes and aspira- tions, as in any part of this country." Communications chairman Betty Aitken of Rosemerc, Que., read a telegram from the Mis- sionaries of Charity organiza- tion in New York. Founder of the organization, Jliolher Ter- esa, was the first recipient of the Pope John XXIII peace prize and the C1VL liad honored her at this convention. The telegram said: "The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being un- wanted, uncared for and de- serted by everybody." NEED FOR CHANGE League members must work in all their communities lo change this "feeling of being Mrs. Aitken said. Other resolutions passed Fri- day: recommendation to the federal government lo make it an offense if a member of the medical profession or other knowledgeable person fails to report, within one week, any in- jury to a child that may have been caused by maltreatment and that the parents and guardi- ans in such battering cases be referred for treatment. request to the federal government to review the Young Offenders' Actp for which changes have been proposed, in view of critical comments from orgaiuzalions such as the Al- berla Law Society and the Ca- tion. the league oppose any change in the oath of allegiance [or Canadian citizenship which would remove the reference to Queen Elizabeth. for the continuation of citizenship courts and oppos- ing any lessening in the formali- ties accompanying the granting of citizenship. request that the minister o[ consumer affairs require dan- gerous toys to be so labelled. NEW PRESIDENT Mrs. Minnie Komm is president of the Immanue] Lutheran Wo- men's Missionary League for tha forthcoming year. Other members of the executive in- clude Mrs. Alice Hahn vice- presidenf; Mrs. Dslores Musller, secretary; Mrs. Ruth Pohl, treasurer; Mrs. Ruby Barton, Mrs. Elizabelh Walker, Christian growth; Mrs. Lotti Steui, hostessing; Mrs. Babs Ericksen, mem- bership; Mrs. Vi Ens, histor- ian; Mrs. Delores Mueller, hospital visiting; Mrs. Rita Lundgren, publicity; Mrs. Fran Lyon, Mrs. Em Schoepp, cradle roll. The group is planning LWML Sun- day, Oct. 3. candidates the forthcoming separate school board election, and the public is Invited to at- tend. St. Mary's ACW is holding a Dime Rummage Sale Tuesday at a.m. in the church hall, corner of Cth Ave. and 12th St. C N. F.O.E. bingo in the Oddfel- lows Hall tonight at 8. Jackpot in 53 numbers. Everyone welcome. Sir Alexander Gait Chapter IODE is holding a Kopper Kar- niva! Oct. 7 and 8 in the College Mall to raise money for com- munity projects. The Mathesis Club will hold iLs first meeting of the 60th an- niversary year in the YWCA at p m. Tuesday. Program is on summer memories. The Ladies' Auxiliary to the Hoyal Canadian Legion is hold- tag a pot-luck supper at p.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Hall. Women are asked to bring a casserole, salad, etc. The reg- ular monthly meeting will fol- loiv at fi p.m. and a large turn- out is requested. Tau Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the home of Mrs. Connie Pike, 2718 10th Ave. N. This will be a model meeting, with a social following to honor the new rushees. The program will be presented by Mrs. Caran Moss and Mrs. Ardyce Watson. The monthly meeting of the McNally women of Unifarm will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the home of Mrs. Les Bart- lett. There will be a demonstra- tion of wigs by Dolores Bird. Bloody Cup up for grabs There will be a blood donor clinic Thursday, a.m. in the LCC gym, and another from 2-4 p.m. at the U of L west' campus. Both institutions will; be competing for the Bloody! Cup, now held by the college. The objective for each clinic is 100 pints. READ ABOUT AN INTERMEDIATE COURSE OFFERED IN REAL ESTATE ON PAGE 25 IN TODAY'S PAPER. PARENTS! Have you considered the HEINTZMAN PIANO RENTAL PLAN? the Inexpensive way to learn the musical aptitude of your child. HEINTZMAN will rent you a new small piano or reconditioned piano of your choice for a period of six months with option to buy. ONIY HO OILIGATIOH 113 7th Street South Phone 328-2663 LEARN THE QUICK EASY WAY! We Now Stock a Complete line of Lingerie TUN FABRICS LEARN TO SEW S-T-R-E-T-C-H FABRICS The Exciting New Way CLASSES BEGIN THURS. SEPT. 30th to p.m. and to p.m. FRI., Oct. 1st to p.m. SIX 2 HOUR IESSONS S15.00 elna Makes An Ideal Christmas Gift for her! B out- stretches them all! inrtR tf [111. 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