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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, August LETHBRIDGE Palace houses fashion school Millinery makes comeback Students at Vienna fashion school model creations. VIENNA (CP) Millinery, currently making a comeback in the fashion world, never was out of style in Vienna, where women have remained to hats regardless of the dictates of Paris. Millinery has always been a course at the Fashion School of the City of Vienna, although it has been reduced to a small special depart- ment enrolling only eight of last year's 236 students. Started in 1947, the school is hous- ed in the 17th-century Hetzendorf Palace on the outskirts of Vienna, once a hunting palace of the Hap- sburgs. It also houses the Museum of Historic Fashions. Annually in June, the students stage 12 two-hour fashion shows in the palace gardens, open to the public. They consist of a parade of fashions designed and modelled by the students, followed by a colorful crepe-paper-designed show on a theme This year it was the opera Turandot. The school is essential for a creative fashion job in Austria and a great help for boutique owners. A licence is required to become a designer in Vienna and some cer- tification is required The school oflers a journeyman certificate and a master's degree, which requires 1 '2 years' work in the industry and a written examination The curriculum is four or five years, depending on practical ex- perience. Basic fashion design is taught the first two years. Then the students specialize in one of five subjects- millinery and other accessories, fabric design and prin- ting: textile knitting, including hosiery, leather tanning and the making of garments and the most popular, pattern making and textile design. The three top couturiers in Vienna all attended the school. Two of them. Baroness Sailer of Faschmgbauer and Mrs. Azi Eagel of Farnhammer, head third- generation family fashion houses. The third is W F.' (Fred) Adlmuller who came to Vienna as a boy from Munich Munich, too. has a famous fashion school, the oldest and largest in Ger- many But. in Germany, you don't have to take fashion courses in order to declare yourself a designer and open your own salon. Started in 1931, the Munich school has a different setup to that of Vien- na Students need three years' apprenticeship before entering the one-year course For tailoring or graphic arts, the course is two or three years Its head is 42-year-old Wmfned Knoll, a fashion school graduate who opened his own atelier in 1960. Another fashion school in Ger- many is the Modeschule in Eller Palace on the outskirts of Dusseldorf. started before the Se- cond World War. This year it has some 130 students and offers a three- course Bilingualism best for all Canadians WteeWhimsy MONTREAL (CP) An educational psychologist told delegates at an international conference this week that children should be brought up to be bilingual "so they can get the maximum benefit from what is between their ears Dr Bruce Bain, of the Uni- versity of Alberta, made the remark during a seminar on language at the 18th Inter- national Congress of Applied Psychology He said a study conducted in Edmonton to test the problem-solving abilities and emotional sensitivity in two similar groups of children showed that bilingual children "were able to solve initial problems more rapidly than the umlinguals. Dr Bain also said there ap- peared to be no difference concerning the age at which a person becomes bilingual. "A person who knows only one language knows it poorly." he said "You must have another language to be able to look at your own Mark Jordan wtll be sent the orrgrnal art for his quote Send your child s quoiaiion 10 ihis paper JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, August 1st Sponsored by Ladies' Aid of St. Peter and St. Church STARTS P.M. HALL Corner 12th Street B and 7th Avenue North Jackpot starts at and is won every Thursday 2nd Jackpot in 56 Numbers 5th, 7 Numbers Jackpot Pot of Gold 25c Per Card or 5 lor 11.00 Also Free Cards, Free Games And A Door Prize PERSONS UNDER 16 YEARS NOT ALLOWED. Club corner The Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens Ladies Aux- iliary will meet at 2 p.m. Fri- day at the civic centre Deposits for the second Expo trip should be in at this meeting. Information will be available regarding other trips. Bingo and lunch will follow the business meeting All members and friends welcome The Rug Drapery Shoppa Stock Inventory Our Accountant advises us that we must clear worth of stock by August 10th. So we're offering many great savings. PATTERNED KITCHEN CARPET SALE 6 95 Sq. Yd. 24 OZ. RUBBER BACK SHAG Colors SALE SOLID COLOR SHAG PLUSH Colors to choose from SALE 9 49 Sq. Yd. OZITE RUBBER BACKED CARPET Shades Colors SALE......... 3 95 Sq. Yd. Several Rolls of Multl Color SHAG PLUSH and SCULPTURED SHAG SALE PRICED FROM 89M8 95 Sq.Yd. 1 ROLL OF GOLD SCULPTURED NYLON SALE 5 49 Sq. Yd. CMHC APPROVED 24 OZ. TWEED SHORT SHAG -1 Roll Gold Roll Green SALE 5 95 Sq. Yd. 12 ROLLS CMHC APPROVED VINYL LINOLEUM SALE 4 49 Yd OVER 35 REMNANTS and ROLL ENDS Various Sizes CLEARING AT 30% Former Russian consulate new home for ex-convict OFF insniittion oy joumtymin cirpn uyirs Tirmt to Suit Your Budgil Mistir Chirgi or Chirgn Free or Small Complolo LinolMim, Till, Drenrv 150ROUSOF CARPET AND LINOLEUM To Chooso From RUG DRAPERY SHOPPE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Wesley Robert Wells is living in mansions these days, but he can't get used to sleeping with the doors unlocked For 36 years he never had that problem His homes car- ried names like San Quentin. Vacaville. and death row. But Wells, 65, changed his address July 2 after the state parole board decided that the convict no longer was a threat to society He was released to the custody of the Delancey Street Foundation, a self-help group lor addicts and former prisoners. Wells now lives in the iormer Russian consulate, one of two foundation mansions in posh Pacific Heights His private bathroom is larger and better outfitted than the cell where he spent four years as a condemned man He dines nearby in the former Egyptian consulate. "It's hard to get used to go- ing to sleep with the door un- locked said the graying ex- convict "The whole doggone world is new to me." Economic, transportation and fashion changes are cons- tant sources of wonderment to a man who has been in in- stitutions since the age ot 10 "It cost us 50 cents for an ice cream cone he com- plained Golden Mile Open Monday through Fri- day 10 am. to 5 p.m. Satur- days 1 to 5 p m The dancers will come on Wednesday instead of Tues- day for this week only. Noteworthy: Tickets are on sale for the four-day trip to Billings and the Custer Battlefield. The trip will take place Sept. 16 through 19. Tickets are also on sale for the two-day trip to Waterton. The centre is starting a daily phone call service tor shut-ins and lonely citizens who would like to hear from someone Interested persons are asked to call 327-6401. The bus for Cutbank will leave at 9.30 a.m Aug. 6. The organized fall activities will start Sept 9. Members of the centre were entertained at Medicine Hat and Sparwood during the past month Author receives award 324.13th Street North Phone 328-0712 LONDON (CP) A 53-year- old medical corps officer has received the Royal Geographical Society's award for exploration medicine for writing a book about diseases Britons tend to catch when they go abroad. Col. James Adams did some of his research the hard way. He has suffered frostbite in the Antarctic, heat exhaustion in the Arabian Desert and in- festation in the Malay jungle. His book goes through the alphabet from Aden lummy to yaws, giving hints on pre- vention, diagnosis and cure. "Gave a dollar for two ice cream cones, and didn't get no money back." Wells was equally dismayed that the parking meter had to be fed while they ate their ice cream. "I was wondering if we'd have to pay for the air we he said. ''Wearing clothes is different. Autos and street- cars bug me The way they drive thing is he added Alter his mother died and his sisters brought him to Los Angeles. Wells entered a juvenile hall in 1919. He went from one California youth authority facility to another until, at 19. he was convicted of receiving stolen goods. "That's when I first went to San he said. "I went in in 1926 and came out in 1941 Then back in in 1942 on a stolen car charge in Los Angeles Behind bars, he was con- victed of manslaughter in the 1932 slaying of another inmate during a fight In 1947, he was sentenced to death for hurling a cuspidor at a guard, break- ing his jaw In California, a life- sentenced prisoner convicted of assault on a prisoner or a guard would go to death row Wells left Vacaville in grand style He ordered a guard to open a gate and then was swept away in a Rolls-Royce. A Cadillac followed as a backup car Delancey Street had rented the cars for the occasion "I'm older, wiser and better Wells told reporters witnessing his departure As he did in prison. Wells spends much of his time now playing chess, reading and lis- tening to a collection of Harry James records French program successful COQUITLAM. B.C. (CP) Three elementary schools have completed a successful year after adopting a program of teaching entirely in French in kindergarten The program was instituted after a parallel program in St Lambert, Que reported excellent results after you see your doctor The Lcthbridge Herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS The world peace organization he heads was looking into the conflict on Cyprus. Who is he? HOW DO YOU RATE? 91 to 100 point! TOP SCORE! 81 to 90 points Eicellenl. 71 to 80 Good. 61 to 70 point! 60 or Under? H'mml FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION Should car drivers be required to periodically re- take vision and driving tests? Why or why not? STUDENTS YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 The Turkish government, led by Prime Minister ordered an air ajid sea invasion of Cyprus. a-George Papadopoulos b-Urho K. Kekkonen c-Bulent Ecevit 2 Irish terrorists were blamed for a. bomb blast in Britain's 900-year-old (CHOOSE ONE: Tower of London, Guildhall) which killed one tourist and in- jured 40 more. 3 The federal government ended the 12 per cent sales tax on a-shoes and clothing b-alrline tickets 4 David Lewis announced he plans to resign as leader of the New Democratic Party next year. True or False? 5 The two Soviet Soyuz-14 cosmonauts returned to Earth safely after spending 2 weeks in space station. a-Salyut-3 b-Zond-2 c-Venera-7 PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....rebuff 2.....rebuke 3.....rebut 4.....amphibious 5.....amorphous a-scold severely b-adapted for both land and water c-snub d-shapeless e-argue against PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can correctly match with the clues. 1.....Ed Broadbent 2.....Archbishop Makarios 3.....Nikoe Sampeon 4.....Ron Basford 5.....Allan MacEachen e-Privy Council President a-Greek-Cypriot rebel leader Mlnlster c-ousted President of Cyprus d-NDP Member of Par- liament Save Practice Examination! Valuable Reference Material for Exams ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE ;