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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 3 l.iE LclMBKlUUE HEnALu Spring wedding TERRY BLAND photo Mr. and Mrs. Percy Sherrington are pleased to an- nounce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Linda Kathleen Morris, to Mr. Ronald Bryan Woodman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Woodman. All are of Lethbridge. The wedding will take place on April 21 at 7 p.m. in McKillop United Church. A. E. CROSS photo V June vows Mr. and Mrs. K. Elkjar are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their dainghter Linda, to Mr. Robert Newton Copeland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Copeland, all of Lethbridge. The wedding will take place on June 9 at p.m. in Southminster United Church. rr j-awii ivincj catmaar of local In salute to the ranks of the g ra n d old men of Vimy, Passchen, Daele, Ypres and the Sorame, the 56th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Radge, will be marked Monday at p.m. in the Memorial Hall of the Royal Canadian Legion. All Vimy veterans and First World War veterans are invited to at- tend. Supper will be served at 7 with a program of entertain- ment to Mow. A general meeting of the As- sttmptaon Home and School will be held Monday in the school gym. Guest speaker will be Mrs. Joan Puckett of the Leth- bridge Family Service. She will discuss child behavior. Every- one welcome. The following are the unit meetings for the month of April for First United Church Women: Mairgaret Atkins: Thursday at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. A. B .Norman, 1821 t5h Ave. N.; Annie I. Chappell: Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the home of Mrs. comnci marriages Mr. and Mrs. William AMtt I bridge Js happy to announce of Pincher Creek wish to an- nounce the forthcoming mar- riage of their youngest daugh- ter Patricia Dianne, to Mr. Larry John Warmink, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerrit Warmink of Nobleford. The wedding will take place on June 23 in the United Church, Pincher Creek, Mr. and Mrs. Adam Derzaph of Medicine Hat are pleased to announce the forthcoming mar- riage of their daughter Sharon Anne, to-Mr. Philip Campbell Black, son of Mrs. Isabella A- Campbell and Mr. Clifford John Black, of Lethbridge. .The wedding will take place CD May 19. Mrs. Doris Micbaelis of Milk River is pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of her daughter Bonnie Josephine, ID Mr. Kenneth Dale Oliver, of Mr. and Mrs. Bertrum Oliver of Lethbridge. The wedding will take place April 21 at 4 p.m. in St. Hatttew's Lutheran Church- Mr. Nick Bloudoff of Leth- the forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Carol Ann, To Mr. Gerald Kucheran of Calgary, son of Mr. Fred Kucheran of Lethbridge and Mrs. Florence Kucheran of Edmonton. Miss Bloudoff is the daughter of the late Mrs. Rose Frederick. The wedding will take place at 2 p-m. April 28, at the First United Church in north Leth- bridge. arriage announce Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Meyers of Coaldale wish to announce the marriage of daughter Su- san, to Mr. Ian MacPherson, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Gor- don MacPherson, of Sherwood Park, Edmonton- The wedding took place on April 1 in the Coaldale United Church. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jo- seph Popson are pleased to an- nounce the forthcoming mar- riage of their daughter Nora Marie to Mr. LeRoy Clayton Speelraan, son of Dr. and Mrs James C. Speelman, all of LetB- bridge. The wedding win take place on June 9 at 4 p.m. in South- mjmster United Church. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wince are pleased to announce the forthcoming .marriage of their daughter Colleen to Constable Jim Band, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Band, all of Lethbridge. The wedding will take place on May 19 at p.m. in St. Augustine's Anglican Church. Mrs. Margaret Hetesy and Mr. John Hetesy are pleased to announce the forthcoming mar- riage of their only daughter, Shirley Margaret, to Mr. D. Michael Stevens, son of Mr. and Mrs. David R. Stevens, all of Lethbridge. The wedding wiH take place on May 12. Your Guide tor Gift-Giving Gift Registry When a bride visits our Gift Registry, it's the beginning of many happy experiences. As she selects the patterns and col- ors for her household trousseau, she graciously provides p guide for gift giving which will serve for years to come. Family and friends may consult these rec- ords as they shop for wedding gifts and later at anniver- sary and holiday times. Our Bride List TERRY KNIGHT RETA COX LINDA MORRIS DIANNE VENABIES PAUUNE 100 DONNA MARIE BROWN GAIt BASTEDO PAT WOZAK JENNIFER BURDEN tYNN JOHNSTON SHARON HOUAND UNDA JONES MARY LEAMSKO UNDA HVE8ARD MARIE RUPPERT PHYLLIS YANKE ANNA MAE RETZIAIT DOWNTOWN Phone 327-5767 406-608 3rd Avenue S. Best toy guide is common sense OTTAWA (CP) -Advice to the toy buyer: Let common sense be your guide and choose toys properly suited to the child's age. That's the experienced view of Barry Watson, engineer for the federal department of con- sumer and corporate affairs, otherwise known as toy-tester. It's his duty to see that the million Canadians spend annually on toys is money safely spent. About new toys were Introduced: in Canada last year, but only after they passed three endurance tests carried out by the depart- ment. But the tests only ensure that toys are safe for children of the age for which they were intended. A toy designed for a nine-year-old might be Physicians criticize colleagues CALGAHY (CP) lack of co operation among doctors caused the failure of a new program last year to reduce birth defects in southern Al- berta, say two physicians who proposed the scheme. Pediatrician Dr. Gerald Hol- tnan and Dr. David Hay, assis- tant director of obstetrics and gynecology at Foothills Hos-! pital, said many family physi- cians rejected it as an intru- sion into their field. The plan proposed all doctors use a common form to screen pregnant patients for conditions that could cause birth defects. The forms were to be as- sessed by a team of special- ists to find "high-risk" mothers who would then be treated by the team or the family physi- cians in consultation with the team. Dr- Hay said in an interview the plan could only work if all doctors co-operated but from some there was a negative res- ponse. "The program never got off the ground because it was poli- tically bad to suggest that fam- ily physicians do not look systematically for risk factors which might predict birth de- fects." Dr. Hounan said the program could have reduced by 50 per cent defects such as palsy, re- tardation, blindness and emo- tional disturbance, which af- flict 10 to 15 per cent of the The effectiveness of such a has been sbowo is England, said Dr. Holman. dir- ector of pediatrics at Foothills Hospital. Birth defects hi women under the English program, which requires screening for risk factors by a group of spe- cialists, has fallen to seven per much dangerous for a child younger than that. The first test the toys must undergo is the drop test- Toys are simply dropped from var- ious heights to make sure they're child-proof. PULL WHEELS Then parts like doll heads and truck wheels go through a push and pull routine to find out how easy it is to pull them off. After being examined for sharp edges and exposed wires, toys are put to the fire test. This one-second burning discovers how easily the toys catch fire. If they pass these tests, the toys go to the lab where the safety of the materials used in their production is evaluated. Materials are checked for harmful substances like bar- ium, cadmium and arsenic. Manufacturers often send a new product to the hazardous products division of the stand- ards branch of the depart- ment for pre-market testing. Thus the manufacturer is ad- vised of any defects in ad- vance of marketing and may more easily rectify the situa- tion. But all toys sold in Canada come under government regu- lation and must pass inspec- tion. A special advisory com- mittee of manufacturing, re- tail, consumer and pediatric people helps the department constantly to alter regula- tions. COLLECT TOYS The department has staff of- ficers across the country who collect non-submitted toys and send them in for inspection. Jim Black, chief of the haz- ardous products division, said he wants to see more safety information made available to the public. He hoped there will be more publications on toys and other potentially haz- ardous products- In the meantime, he warned that existing regulations will accomplish only so much. The responsibility still rested with the buyer to make sure the toy complements the child's mental and physical capabili- ties. He added, though, thaf there is no cause for mass hysteria among toy shoppers. Most products on the market were safe for the age group for which they were intended. NEED ESCALATORS TORONTO (CP) A Toronto woman thinks the present sub- way system should have escal- tors installed in all the stations before any new subway lines are built Mary McLaugalin, a member of the Toronto Harbor Commission who said she is speaking as a private citizen, says the lack of elevators is the one deficiency in the system. She says elderly people, those with heart ailments and cripples are unable to climb the subway stairs "or can do so only with considerable difficulty." R. Langworth, 1320 4th Ave. N.; Lily Jackson: Tuesday at a.m. in the ladies parlor; Emily Lytle: Thursday at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. B. Howard, No. 26, Park Lane, 515 8th Ave. S.; Magowan Harlemen: Friday at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Hattie Chester, 1309 14th Ave. S.; WMtmore Johnston: Thurs- day at 8 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Betty Chollack, 1709 6th Ave. S.; Jubilee: Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the home of Mrs. H. Walks, 638 10th St. S. The Girl Guides of Canada will hold an annual dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, at Sven Ericksens' Family Res- taurant. Several local women will be presented with guiding awards for long or unusual ser- vice on this occasion. The AB MO Tops Club (Hi Hopes) meets from to p.m. each Monday at St. Au- gustine's church hall. New members welcome. For further information phone 328-6347 or 328-3961. Hie Ladies of the Lethbridge Lodge No. 32, Order of the Royal Purple, will hold a regu- lar meeting Monday at 8 p.m. The Sir Alexander Gait Chap- ter, IODE win hold a regular meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. S. W. Hooper, 2121 9th Ave. A S. e The Lethbridge Women's to statute will hold the regular monthly meeting Monday at p.m. in the gas company auditorium, with a potluck luncheon to follow. The regular monthly meet ing of the Canadian Pacific Railway Pensioners Association will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the club rooms. All members are asked to attend this meet- ing. The monthly meeting of the Rangeland Bottle and Glass Club will be held Monday at p.m. in the Scandinavian Hall. The Davies will speak on old bottles; door prize offered; bottle swap. New members and guests welcome. For further in- formation call 327-0320 or 328- 5796. The Lethbridge Christian Women's Club will hold a lunch- eon meeting Monday at p.m. at Sven Ericksen's Fam- ily Restaurant Mrs. B. Siler will give a handicraft demon- stration. Speaker will be Mrs. Patricia Reeder of Medicine Hat. Music by Mrs. Audrey Cunningham. For reservations phone 327-3251 or 327-8033. All women welcome; nursery ser- vice available. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "I didn't get the raise, but starting tomorrow I learn the secret knock to the executive washroom." Wedding Reports Marriage and Engagement Announcements In The Uthbridge All wedding reports, marriage and engagement announcements will now be published on 1 spe- cial page in The Herald's Saturday edition each week. Special requests for publication on other specific days of the week will be given every consideration- Wedding Reports, with or without picture, wil! now accepted in the following forms: Standard Wedding Report- Using the information you provide on The Herald's standard wedding report form, (available at The REPORT ONLY 5.00 REPORT WITH TWO COLUMN PICTURE Extended Wedding if you wish information published which would additional to that provided on The Herald's stand- ard report form, this will be accepted, and the entire report will then be charged at 20c per count line. Charge for a two column picture with this write-up would be DEADLINE FOR SATURDAY PUBLICATION Will BE 4 P.M. WEDNESDAY OF THAT WEEK FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PIEASE Phons 328-4411 Family Editor The Letlibridgc Herald TERRY BLAND PHOTOGRAPHY LfD. 1224 3rd S. MORE AND MORE AND MORE AND MORE BRIDES RELY ON rkotoarapk y FOR THEIR WEDDING PORTAITS, 1224 3rd AVE. S. (OPPOSITf THE IIICS CUJB) Phone 327-2673 or 327-2565 SHOULDN'T YOU? DISCRIMINATING ;