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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, April 2, 1973 ivina The Homemaker By MAKMA'N C. TATEM District Home Economist Do you plan to build or remo- 'del your farm homo? If you are, contact our office. Free services in home planning and remodelling are provided by the Alberta Department of Agricul- ture. Our Homo Design Special- ist, Shirley Urquhart. will be glad to you while in the district and I will assist you where possible. f Improving Home an excellent bulletin available for a small charge from our office. It contains ideas for linen and china storage as well as books, linen and utensil stor- age. Counters, cuici Cabinets This pamphlet has been prepared by Mrs. Korma Jean Gray, district home economist in Brooks, and is available free. It contains suggestions for the selection and care of cupboards and counteriops. Ideas for drawer dividers as well as selection of doors, and materials for cup- board and counters are suggest- ed. Call in for a free copy. Improve your storage If you are not planning to build or remodel, here are some sug- gestions to make the best use of your present storage. 1. Store near point of first use lawn mower near the lawn, your sheets near the bedroom, the salt near where it is first used in the home. 2. Store items at convenient height convenient heights are those that require no strain to i reach. Heavier pieces such as plates should be stacked on a shelf that requires no stooping or stretching to reach. Metal stripping and clips on sides of cabinets make half shelves pos- sible, preventing waste space. 3. Store together things used together packages and equip- ment for freezer should be stor- ed together. Containers for flow- ers, frogs, shears, should be together. Group those used to- gether. When possible store sim- ilar or like items together. 4. Store articles so that they are easily seen, particularly if they are useoWrequently and are needed quickly, for exam- ple, bandaids, soap for v. ashing. etc. 5. Build to fit storage needs storage flexible Be- cause your possessions con- stantly change, storage needs change. Flexibility is built into each storage area by including adiustable shelves, step shelves, half shelves, vertical files and other devices, to make the best use of all space. Let the above storage princi- ples be your guide. Work at one storage area until imorovement makes it effective. Then tackle another area and its problems. CJ.J If 11 of local riapD Young fashions RICK ERVIN ohotcs COMPLETELY REBUILT AUTOMATIC WASHERS DRYERS AS WELL AS SPIN WASHERS 90 DAY GUARANTEE Feiirfldd Appliance Services Ltd. 1244 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-6884 We will also buy any RCA, Inglis or Whirlpool automatic washers or gas dryers in need of repair for rebuilding Immanuel Christian School marked its first annual junior high fashion show recently with a showing of 40 outfits made by the girls in Grades 7 to 9. The show was a culmination of a 10-week sewing course, and was staged for parents, students and friends. Left to right are Linda Bouwsema, in peasant blouse and matching skirt; Hermina Braak, modelling casual dress with bright tie scarf; and Grace Vanderwal, in sporty patch-pocket shift with matching purse. The Ogden unit of Southmin- ster church will meet at the home of Mrs. Dorothy By am, 715 6 St. S., Tuesday at 8 p.m. The Ladies Auxiliary of tb.2 Army, Navy and Ah- Force Veterans' Unit 58 Lcthbridge, will hold the regular monthly executive meeting Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the clubrooms. The Bridge City Toastmis- tress Club will meet Wednes- day at p.m. in Room 1 of the civic centre. New mem- bers welcome. The wives of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geo- logists and Geophysics of Al- berta will hold an evening of curling for members and their husbands, Satunkv from 7 '.o 9 p.m. at the Lethbridge Curl- ing Club. A meal will follow in the lounge. M If The regular monthly meet- ing of the St. Andrew's Wo- men's Federation will be held Tuesday at p.m. in the church lounge. Wednesday at p.m., a spring fashion show, along with a tea and bake sale, will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel. Fashions will be pro- vided by the Sally Shops. Pro- ceeds will help cover expenses for three girls chosen to attend the International Scout and Guide Camp this summer in Gilwell, England. i Members cf Dominion Re- bekah Ledge No. 41 will hold a sewing tea Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Helen Educational toy benefits misleading McNab, 1002 12 St. A. S. All Kebekahs and friends wel- come. 4 Painting, wallpapering and advice on purchases of pic- lu.'cj will be tcpics covered tc.TJght frcm to p.m. at the Family YMCA, in the course for the householder. V -I- Southminster UCW will hold its regular meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. St. Mary's ACW will hold the regular meeting in the parish hail Tuesday at 2 p.m. with hos- tess Mrs. S. Rannard. The spring tea and bazaar will be held May 3, everyone welcome. V f St. Basil's Home and School Association will hold a ham and turkey bingo Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the school auditorium. All parents and friends are wel- come. A dessert bridge will be spon- sored by the Lily Jackson unit of First United UCW Tuesday from to 4 p.m. Whist and other card games are sched- uled. WRITE TEXT TORONTO fCP) Two Ryer- son Polytechnical Institute stu- dents didn't like one of the text- books they were using; so they wrote their own. Tony Cote, 24, and Norm Gordner, 22, third- year journalism students, wrote a 25-page book on newspaper design which sells for and replaces a S13 hardcover text- book. Gordner said he and Cote will split royalties of 25 to 50 cents a book after printing costs have been paid. MRS. EDITH LEPPARD to Centre Village Mall To larger, brighter pre- mises for the conven- ience and enjoyment of our many customers. We will be open Man., April 2nd. CAROUSEL KNITTING SHOP Phone 328-4143 j BANFF, Alta. (CPj Toy- makers are misleading the pub- lic with claims that their prod- ucts are educational, Todd Ris- ley, a psychologist at the Uni- versity of Kansas, said here. "All claims for educational toys are groundless." Dr. Ris- ley said in an interview at the j fifth Banff international confer- ence on behavior modification. Some tojs may be education-i al, but manufacturers have yet) to produce scientific evidence to support claims that children learn something from playing with them, he said. ''The whole point is that ad- vertising toys as being educa- tional is fraudulent not be- cause they are not educational, but because no one has ever shown them to be. am perfectly convinced Pre-School Kindergarten General Stewart School April 30-May 25 Student registration will be April 16-April 19 far further information contact school at 328-1201 9 a.m. to p.m. that some toys may be educa- tional. But I am concerned that toys are claimed to be educa- tional and are being sold on that basis.'' He advised parents to look for toys that interest their chil- dren, rather than be influenced by advertisers who say their toy will help children read fas- ter or remember the alphabet. Toys should be bought simply as toys. Dr. Risley has been conduct- ing an experiment since 1971 to find out what types of toys most delight and occupy chil- dren. His Kansas project, which has already tested 300 different toys on about 350 children of differ- ent backgrounds, has produced a few guidelines for parents who want to choose the right toy for their child, he reported. I "You only need to give the child a chance to use the toy. If he plays with it for about 10 minutes, then there's a good chance he will return to it day after daj.'' Institutions for elderly often encourage inactivity 300 YEARS OLD. Weekend Magazine commemorates King- ston's ten entennial this Saturday with a photo spread by Frank Prazak of the city's historic buildings. There ore also exciting features on fashion and food. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE He said that children should go to the store and be given a chance to see and handle the toy. Carpet Clearance Sale NO DOWN PAYMENT Payments to start in 45 days with approved credit or 60 days. Terms interest free. REG. 13.95 MEDIUM 25-OZ. SHAG Durable 100% nylon tone on tone. Colors: red. ovocodo, white, gold. Completely installed ever Jj" Serim Sq. yd. REG. 14.95 SHORT SHAG Tight twist. Extremeiy nerd wearing. Completely installed over Vi" serim ............sq. yd. REG. 9.95 ASSORTED RUBBER BACKED KITCHEN CARPET Various sizes sq 10 .95 Contractors and House Builders We offer complete installation of CARPET, LINOLEUM, TILE and DRAPERY REG. 15.95 SHAG PLUSH latest spring fashion in beautiful sol'd colon. Completely installed over 'j" sq. yd. NYLON TIPS LEAR 10 colors. Completely installed sver sq 12 6.50 A. BANFF. Alta. (CP) Insti-j tutions for the elderly often! force patients into inactivity i and hopelessness instead of en-, couraging activity, psychiatrist i Robert Kahn of the University of Chicago said here. never fail to- get nauseat-! ed whenever I visit a home for the he said in an inter- view during the International Conference on Behavior Modi- fication. Too many residents just sit) abcut staring into emptiness, confirming the public stereotype of all old people as on a down- ward slide into mental and phy- sical helplessness. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes The truth is that many have been made ''old" by the insti- tution, Dr. Khan said. we do for them in the way of services tends to bring out their dependancy and make them immature. ''When we go into an institu- tion, we see people just sitting around and say, 'that's the way old people but in fact we're seeing the effects of the institution." In such circumstances, pat- ients are overcome by a sense of powerlessness and become withdrawn, apathetic and deter- iorate mentally, he said. Their death rate is often higher than those of comparable age in more independent surroundings. A solution, he said, would be to promote "out-reach" pro- grams to deliver care in the homes and communities of the elderly so they would not be forced to institutions. HEADWAY- MAKE IT WITH A COURSE An interesting job o worthwhile income, a sense of security and well consider these for yourself as a matter of course a training course. Enrollment dates are coming up fast; ncw's the time to act. But there's more good news! If you've been an Alberta resident for the past 12 months or more, and are now presently unemployed, you may qua- lify to take a course at this private initiiutlon FREE, under the Provincial Government Department of Advanced Educa- tion's Priority Employment Program P.E.P. CLERK-TYPIST COURSE 12-WEEK DURATION COMMENCES APRIL 9, 1973 Register now. Contact Mr. Arthur J. Plewes, G.C.T., Principal Phone: 327-3968 HENDERSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS LIMITED 202 Woolworth Building LETHBRIDGI BAKER'S FABRIC CENTRE 'Heel, Located in Westminster Shopping Mall 13fh St. and 5th Ave. N., Lethbridge