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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 40 THE lETHSRIDCt HEJALD Wednesday, Apjil I, Metric System Poses No Problem For Inventor Of The Detrkk System VICTORIA (CP) TV mel-ric system is no problem (or Ihe Ddrick system. In lact, Arnold K. Detiick can't wait Cor the day a foot becomes 30.48 centimetres or to replace 3 15-10 inches. He nas been ready for any Canadian switch to the metric svstem for some time, and his frequent thoughts about the snarl of changing English to the simpler decimal system developed after Ihc Fi'ench Revolution have re-sidled in the Mctriputer. His copyrighted cciversion guide works like a slide rule to changes inches and feet into Iheir metric equivalents and vice versa. Trade Minister Pepm last year endorsed ruelric some hospitals in Canada and Biitain have started to switch over to the Detrick's guide is a basic instrument dealing primarily in converting inches into metric equivalents. It does not provide for yards and miles but it includes a table giving of yards, miles and nautical miles. Mr. Delrick's invention has kept him busy since he arrived here from San Francisco two years ago. "When 1 got interested in between inches and centimetres, I couldn't find t satisfactory ruler or direct-reading slide rate and one thing led to he said. He's not interested in marketing rights yet, but is turning out by hand, using (led Venetian-blind slock for the body. Mr. Detrick is also looting into the use of fhnln itnri live aluminum for rtproduciaf a wear-resistant scafe. Shop during the most exciting, money-saving stationery sale of the season. Eaton's 5 Big Days Thursday Through Wednesday, Apri 8th l W 49' 49- Majestic Playing Cards Single Bridge- deck of plastic-coated OOf! playing cards. Assorted floral, scenic, animal and continental designs. (b) Single poker deck of playing cards. Sale, .88 Cellulose Adhesive Tape 24 All-Occasion Cards Playtime Project Paper Three rolls each on dispensers. Each roll 1010 inchei long, half inch wide. For weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, ejc. With matching envelopes. Sale 75 (25 assorted colours) of .construction paper. Sale S. REClPi ALBUM. Washable vinyl marble effect cover. Clear plastic page protector prevent! soiling of dQf{ recipes. Sale, UOJS 6. WRITING PORfFOLlO. Holdi 30 sheels white writing pap- er pad x and 24 envelopes, leather QQat like cover. Sale, OOP? 7. MAHOGANY BOOK ENDS. 7" mahogany finished book ends with sturdy metol base. For books, records. QQw etc. Sol.......... POp I. MAJESTIC FELT TtP MARKING PENS. A good assortment of permanent colours with oil for home or. offTce 2k 880 P, 9. TUBE WATERCOLOUR SET. 18 nan toxic- paints In different colours.1 ftfttff 10. B FELT TIP MARKING PENS. Lfie for outlining routes on maps, creating a. i a phi, :harb, tjons. 11. METAL RECIPE BOX. Colovr- ful metol recipe box, .with attraclive floral design. Complete with file and rec- ipe sheets. flfldf Sale, 12. 75 LUNCHEON SIZE NAP- KINS. Assorted designs mostly floral. QQW Sole............ OOP 13. JUMBO SOCIAL STATION- ERY KIT. 100 folded stieelt and 100 matching envelopes. Sale, 14. WHITE BOND PAPER. Size approximately 81J" x 5iO 0O4 sheels. 15. 200 WHIH ENVELOPES. Woven correspona'ence en- velopes 200 in QQ4 box. 16. 160 PIKE PASTEl UNI NOTE PACK. 100 sheets wrJtmsj paper, 60 enve- r; 880 17. POCKET SIZE STAPLER. Handy pocket size stapler set, vinyl cose complete with 1000 itoplei. Sale, 880 U. FOUtt PACKAGES SCRATCH PADS. Soch pocVage has 4 pads. Each pad approxi- mately 100 page] Sole 880 frS I 19. BOOK RACK. Handy walnut finished bcok rack for magazines, records, etc. Easy to assemble. QOW Sale, OOJ5 20. 5-YfAR DIARY. Marbeliied simulated leather cover. Complete lock and COLOURED PENC1VS. Good quality Canadian-made col- oured pencils. 24 different colours in vinyl pouch. Sale, 880 :L .1 It. 4 JACKETS GIFT WRAP. Each lackel contains 2 shoals 20" x Assorted QOft patterns. Sole, OOJJ 17. FINE LINE MARKING PENS. Fine louch marking pens in black, red, blue Ofiff ond cjfeen. Sole, QOJS PENS. Good lasting penii 880 Stationery, Uwtr Floor 26. BALL POINT quality long Blue ink. Sole....... 36 PASTEL CRAYONS. Non- toxic pastel crayons colour liVe crayons and blend like regular QO4 pasfels. Sale, 23. MAJESTIC JUMBO PHOTO AlBUM. Simulated leather, holds 5? photos approxi- mately x Sale, 880 24. POSTER COLOUR SET. 6 jars of posler colour non- toxic, 100 COLOURED PUSH PINS. Colourful plastic topped wirh sturdy steel pin for home, school or office. 100 in box. QQ4 'Sol.............OOp Order Items By Number Call Eaton's Buy Line 328-8811 To Order Advertised Goods 327-8551 For Store Information Look for the 88c and "Not Advertised" Items Throughout The Department Shop Eaton's Thursday and Friday From 9 Till 9 For These Outstanding Values ;