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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHBRIDCE HERALD Tuesday, September 28, 1971 Friendship Centre seeks funds for women's rehabilitation centre PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN HALF HOUSES have a good view of the back yard. Observers of the social scene are wont to speak of the "price of progress." This is one of the partial house, the result of a new subdivision that ignored tradition and insisled upon observing actual property lines. The line in this case happened to run through the house itself. Pily any resi- dents, what with winter's chili coming and all. Family Service is Appeal agency By RUDY HAUGENEDER Staff Wj Her She sleeps with anj man who wants her or is willing to pay for her body. If she doesn't rind a man she'll sleep in a derelict car ro- an abandoned building. She lives for the next drink, fix of drugs, both, or she may have given up on the 'decent" life for a variety of personal reasons. She steals to survive. She's the type of person peo- ple "Oil" and "Ah" about and say something should be done about. But the same people who say this, won't reach into their pocketbooks to do something for her the Alberta girl in trouble. The Lethbridge Friendship Centre, under the direction of Rose YeHowfeet, is attempting to set up a rehabilitation cen- tre for such cases but can't find any people to finance the pro- ject. Mrs, Yellowfeet says there By MARGARET LUCKHURST stance of tho client family and Staff Writer are assessed at the interview The Lethbridge Family Ser- prior to homemaker placement vice does exactly what its name j Homemakers also help the implies, helps families in stress..... in a number of ways. Under guidance from trained personnel, the service provides counselling for parents whn are unable to cope with budgets, marriage breakdown, child ali- enation and social problems in- cluding alcoholism and drug abuse. Another of the many services provided is supplying a home- maker to households where the mother is ill, the father work- ing or in some cases absent, and where care and attention are needed for her children. Fees for tin's service are elderly by assuming light or they put off seeking help until their particular problem is unsurmountable fo- them. Getting the public to seek the Family Service's assistance is a household duties Ihe aged find public relations job Ihe board difficult but which, when done I of directors is constantly ea- by a helper, permit them to live in their own homes. The board of the Family Ser- vice is made up of volunteers who do a good deal of work, much of which is never made public. Funds, apart from client fees are obtained through the i ;aged in. Through are many women in southern Alberta whose problems have led to "sick" life style. The project, which has adopted the name Rosalia House, is sponsored by tne Ros- I alta House Committee through the Lefiibridge Friendship Cen- To date only the Cluny re- serve, about 30 miles east of Calgary, has replied and staled it will support the project but only if the other two re- serves also provide support. No acknowledgement of the request for assistance from the United Appeal has been re- ceived. The committee intends to mount a fund-raising program soon during which city and dis- trict service clubs, church or- ganizations and private indivi- duals will be solicitied for sup- port. Rosalia House, when com- pleted, will be a live-in rehab- ilitation centre for women who want to straighten their lives out. "Women suffer the most and are looked down upon and Are you com in? The Herald is introducing a new column for the youth groups of Lethbridge and dis- trict. To be published every Mon- day the column will provide free advertising for youth group meetings and outings. It is hoped the column will perform a dual purpose, as a reminder for members, and an invitation for otlier youth to Join in on leisure time activi- the eligible groups ties. Among our contribution to the United Appeal families are able to slay together in har- mony and dignity. Remember this when Ihe canvasser calls, and give generously. Ire. The committee was formed during the summer and ap- proached the United Appeal, the Blood, Peigan and Cluny Indian reserves support in June. for are: cubs, scouts, guides, j brownies, cadets, CGIT, church groups, Young Forest Wardens, teen clubs and student associa- tions. Notification of activities must financial be sent by mail no later than Thursday noon to ensure that Sparwood high school back to normal SPARWOOD, B.C. Things The demonstration was al- Uniled Appeal and the preven-1 e relu live social services depart- Sparwood ment. One of the difficulties the service faces is making its I programs known to the com- j munily, and often people aro to normal al i leSed to have bcen sParked to noimot atjthe of a 5tlldeilt who Secondary School j was wandering in the halls be- where two thirds of tne stu- dent body was temporarily dis- missed last week for participat- ing in a demonstration in front bascd on the financial circum-' cither unaware of its existence of the school. tween classes. School p r i n c i p al Harry Peebles said this was a distor- tion of fact. According to British Colum- pal cannot expel a studenl, Mr. Peebles said. The sludent was dismissed from one class for being in a study room and talking to girls instead of attending a regular class. Jlr. Peebles said once it was learned that the student's par- >ia school regulations a princt-! ents were out of town the stu- Ihey will be hi the Monday column. No telephone messages will be accepted. No individual list- ings will be carried without charge on other days. All notices should be address- ed to: Are You The Herald, Lethbridge, Alia. THURSDAY: p.m. Leth- bridge army cadet corps will parade in the Lethbridge arm- ory according to training or- ders issued by Capt. N. E. Price, commanding officer. Transportation is laid on. Boys j 13 to 18 years are eligible to join. people fail to realize a person wilh a problem such as alco- holism is a sick Mrs. Yellowfcet said. "The Rosalia House will be for any women all races who have a sincere desire to rehabilitate themselves." She said the project will pay for itself because a woman with problems, when apprehended for illegal activilies, costs the province thousands of dollars per year in legal and prison costs. She said ftosalta will preferably be staffed by re- habilitated people who under- stand the problems the women have. "This type of rehabilitation centre is urgently needed in southern Alberta and we need all the support we can mus- Mrs. Yellowfeet said. Those wishing" to donate to- wards the construction of the centre are asked to send their donations to: The Rosalta House Committee, The Leth- bridge Friendship Centre, 1st Ave. and 5th St, S., Lethbridge. dent was permitted to return. He said it is school policy to send a sludenl home and ask his parents lo visit the school lo discuss the problem when dismissed from classes. Once an agreement has been reached wilh the parents the student is allowed to return to I Lucien Needham, is scheduled class. for Dec. G. Symphony receives grant A grant for the Letli- bridge Symphony Association j has been approved by the pro- vincial government. Tne grant matches a similar amount approved this spring by Lethbridge city council. The orchestra's first concert! of the season, under conductor. YOUR Invitation PUBLIC FORUM Catholic School Board Candidate! Tonight (Tuesday) September 28th Place: St. Patrick's School Auditorium Time: p.m. 1972 Javelin Protected by American Motors Buyer Protection Plan The 1972 Hornet Protected by American Motors Buyer Protection Plan 1972 Gremlin Protected by American Motors Buj-cr Protection Plan When you're looking for a smaller agile car you could look in any one of three directions. Compact. Sub-Compact. Sporty. Direction one. Hornet. Hornet is the compact car that makes great compact sense. The 108 inch wheelbase gives it, true compact handling and parking qualities. The interior doesn't scrimp or cramp, there's room for five adults in comfort. The standard engine is a 232 cu.in. six. A monster compared to some. But a very clever monster that revs low, never sounds strained, cooks on regular fuels and is designed to perk 'along year after year. And crisp, clean styling makes Hornet one of the best looking compacts around. Hornet. Its a great value in the, compact field. Direction two. Gremlin. Gremlin is what you get when you go sub-compact with imagination. When you style for fun, power for pep and put together a package that's as much a part of the big city as it is the high speed expressway. This year all Gremlins carry four passengers. And they're all powered by a durable 6 cylinder engine to take you around and about quickly, reliably and very economically. Optional, fun to play with, features include a slide-away sun roof, a roof rack and air deflector and 3 304 cu.in. V-8. Shazam! The mild mannered sub-compact becomes a performance marvel. Direction three. Javelin. Javelin has the look and the feel of a true competition car. Mark Donohue proved Javelin's performance ability by winning the 1971 Trans-Am series and handing American Motors the manufacturers' points championship. For 1972 all the competitive Certain items illustrated are optional. spirit remains. Along with all the features that make Javelin such a popular road car. Things like 5 passenger comfort, handling and manoeuverability, the attention to detail that speaks of quality construction. Javelin also sports a new and bolder grille that adds to the sculptured Italian lines. Javelin SST and Javelin AMX. The going sporty car with n lot more going for it. Hornet, Gremlin and Javelin, a-ll protected by the American Motors Buyer Protection Plan. The plan that assures you of 1. total manufacturing quality 2. real dealer concern 3. a revolutionary 12 months or miles guarantee 4. a free loaner car from participating dealers and 5. a Hotline number for immediate action from American Motors in Brampton, Ontario should you ever need it. American Motors PI United Motors Co. Ltd. 302 3rd Avenue South Orn. Oiiicr. 325-8.13Z Service 327-2750 Cardston Cnrdston Farm Service Ltd. ;