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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THI urrtWWCI WUUD Tvwky, Apiil 21, Home In Vietnam For Needy Girh i s By CARL D. ROMNSON VINH LONG, Vietnam When Tuyet was sbc she ran away from her temperamental father and her home in a Saigon shm. She roaraed the streets five years and became a leader of a gang of urchins who make their living by picking pockets. At 11 Tuyet was picked op by police. She was lucky, because the court sentenced her to an iade- Mini Inventor To Calf Drops' _ Mary LONDON (CP) Quant, the British signer who invented the minis- kirt, said goodbye to the thigh when she displayed her aofamn collection Wednesday. Some of her dresses were so long that the fashion designer also bade farewell to the knee. She snowed an all midi an maxi collection. The sew Quan dothee are nearly ill m- kni jersey, worn without braf and piHiiiing every iiicy curve few have scoop neckmies, bu about the only naughty mmber in the show was a black jersey mninate term in a quiet spot the Mekong Delta. Tow, wearing a clean dress, sits in the back corner of classroom diligently copying day's lesson off the bUck- oard. She is learning how to ad. Around her are girls of milar gang leaders, runaways, and or- ans. Tbej- are in the Home of the Shepherd, run by JDS. Back in 1KB, Mother Dympna -who has returned to her na- ve County Cavan only once in last 33 other nuns took over a one-Ume rench o f f i c e r s' compound. They converted a two-storey into their quarters, bar- racks into classrooms and dor- mitories, and a front yard into a lutiful miniature park full of tropical plants and flowers. The sisters' first job was the rehabilitation of prostitutes and bar girls picked up under strict morality laws established by the late president Ngo Dinh Dion. GUttS SETTLE DOWN The home soon had a reputa- ion for developing solid alterna- tives for the girls. Trained to read and write, sew and cook, rrni dress called "Zelda" which wag left unbuttoned be bin Dearly up to the waist. Newest idea is a mkfi .in jer gey which boasts int one but two brflSantly printed gypsy, ov (rskirta. They tie on in layers. Quant's show stealers are natural chamois leather knc erbocker suit with laced BuCEa Bill boots, and a frontier outfi abo in chamofc with y-pointed skirt .and jacket laced together at the seams. A lot of nearly knit dresses are accompanied by inatdmg long wi just a touch of pattern at eat end. Ac elongated sweater dress in brown jersey is called "Hi f amoux by Rex Harrison in 1 Fair Lady. they went out to find work or husbands and settle down. These same girls still retnrn or visits, bringing along their usbands and children. One came back with six sore. Some giris have gone through the home in 11 years. Only rarery do the girls, fall back into trouble. Nine sisters from the Order of the Good Shepherd share res- ponsibilities at the home! Five from Ireland and two from Ma- laysia all speak Vietnamese. Vietnamese sisters who re- ceived training in Singapore complete the staff. The 200 girls are from one to 18 years unwed mothers, beggars .and ways. Elsa Franklin, Creative Producer TV Production, Endless Search TORONTO (CP) h Mrri- m, the eadleai aearch it ideas, a ca for food for the tube'i less pit. Elsa the _ producer of the Pierre Barto Sbow to six yean, new shows to proap vision seriec to next lineup. "I'm an idea jirt-that's actiy what I ahe aayc. The shewi have bnan t My Country, The Female 1m- rxratrve and S Norm Maple. My Country featum Pierre Berton giving a haX-hour tory lesson, teffing the alary is relevant sets with films from'the Nataal Board, the Rovtl Ontaria Mu- seum ad the Smael Gallery. The Female a platform for wonem, wifl ex- amine what women are ttnak- iog about and doing. The other show, 55 Norti Maple, win be a pubkc affan program usiag the narrative techniques cl soap opera. Ine woman iron invae M tile bran time has powerful She dreamed up me weekly Cnto She hat done jpeciaHaed pro- work hr the bock pub- teC hguM MtCMlanl aori tcwart A year ago she naaii n> the idea of a man- book buaar in the St. tfarkd which to five ftaffc program at faurth ttaau concluding I brought in for tie 'From Ibe fkat moment nut oar ettht or nine years ago Vancouver I've Jett she is one of the nvnt talented people I says publisher Jack He bat made ter a director of Performers of mories and tei-i rarely are paid U> ap- pear the Bertoo atow. 'They tike the haH-hour to express their dunce hey rarely get b their country." Her brother, Iran a lubac retatiOBt man and _au- xr, says she's learned bow to deal with men. Pierre Bcrton uyt she earns aboat a year now and H sbe anlk ber three pilots "it'll go to BZ A miscellaneous shower was held by Mrs. Cave Petrie Gail Petrie in honor of Peggie MtDermott, btkie-ekct to Joe Voort of May 9. A lunch w served. Shane Voort and G Petrie in opeamg the cWs. "She attacks. Mm areet oaed to taring a ehalleagt them. It puts them 08 btkara. Then if she Sods she's Mag ia- teuectually, she turns om tha cham." Elsa hersek' aesesas her ane- cees this way: "I think I'm terribly percep- tive, that I can me pufae of society. I'm ckee bo peopie." THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "How'd you make out at Le.'Aam and FIRST WITH WIGS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA COOKK DAY Karen Waken, brownie in the Lerh- bridge 11th pack hot' already taken orders for 100 boxes of Girl Guide Cookies' to be delivered on Cookie Day, Sat- urday. National Exhibition Contest Entry Deadlines Service Experienced Hair Stylish of Wigs 7 Different Styles to choose from Contest entries in the Koiien's Division of the Can- adian National Exhibition, To- ronto close June 19 for handi- crafts and Juiy 23 for home hating Entry forms may be obtain- ed from the Queen Elizabeth Boilding, Women's Depart- ment, Canadian National Ex- hibition, Park, To- ronto 2B. A separate entry form is leqisied for each fihihitnr and an articles must have been completed since Septem- ber' 1968. All ezbinfs other Una borne baking and must be received no later than July 16 and addressed to Canadian Na- tional Exhibition, Queen Eliz- abeth BuDding, Manager e pre- after Women's Division, Exhibi- tion Park, Toronto 2B. Home baking and ramiing en- tries must be 'sent or delivered the South Auditorium of the usic Building on September 1, Dot later than 10 a.m. If articles are sent by ex- the charges must be >aid. Entries received a eadline win be returned un- opened express collect A new competition this year doll dressing. It will be jjd- ed on design, workmanship, stability of material and ap- pearance. Different classes fade mod or hippie, historic, and ehjractsr. from play opera. Dressed doDs which may not exceed 18 inches must e received by Jury 16. Other classes include: handi- rafts, homecrafts, infants' hobby crafts, hospital lass, work of the Wind, homes or the aged and persons 65 or more, home baking and canning, weight watchers competition and traffic and safe- ty quiz. YOUNG DESIGNER VANCOUVER (CP) The wedding dress designed by Gale Mack, budding clothes designer and daughter of Uduetet, B.C., rndsan cttef Bert Mack, had something old and something new. OM in that H wed tradi- tional materials, but as modem as a miniskirt in its design. The three-piece'outfit caa also be worn after the 'rag day. Flared pants and a blouse with a Mao collar are made of crepe with pearl button at the wrist and are worn with a wool lace vest. Topping it off is a white bish- op's biretta. A white satin rib- bon enckcles the waist. Qtrrrwny. Come to Germany with Air Canada. And do it this summer. Unk arms and let yourself go with the lusty, fun loving Germans. Take a hay ride. Drink your beer in a country where the beer steins are big and the smiles even broader. Join in the fabulous festivals and fun of Munich. Drive through the B lack Fofest and explore ancient fortresses. Go down to Oberam- mergau for the 1970 Passion Play. And boat down the Rhine past medieval, moated castles. Buy precision cameras and original Eau de Cologne. Take all of Germany as your own. Take Frankfurt as your gateway to all Europe. And take it With us. Air Canada. See your travel agent or call Air Canada at 327-3000 YOUT fast; fun way this summer.________. LETHBUDGE FrukfaYt fan K day Economy Excur- sion return fare. (Valid during applicable Subject to Government approval. This it your your to go. Our fares haw never been lower. Use our Ry Now-Pay Later" plan if you wish. Choose from any of our special tours. However you want to go Air Canada makes the going easier. AIR CANADA We're going places! THIS IS YOUR INVITATION TO ATTEND OUR PARTY Marga King Manaftrtii MANY, MANY BIRTHDAY GIFTS W1U BE GIVEN AWAY DURING OUR BIRTHDAY PARTY Thursday, Friday And Saturday April 30th, May 1st and 2nd look for our BIRTHDAY SPECIALS JMa COLLEGE MALL JEWELLERY rgue'rite and ACCESSORIES PHONE 328-9736 ;