Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
14 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD August 1973------------------ Just Jude pENERALLY women are logical and capable creatures. We can' function in a working manage to take care of kids and and often have enough wits left about us to enjoy a night out. We can figure out whic-h carton of eggs is better and -which meal will be the most and where there's enough room in the half-size basement to har- fcor a rubber tuo pair skis and extra furni- ture. all logic and posvers of reasoning escape us the min- ute someone suggests a girls' night out. The pattern of incompe- tence repeats itself regardless of how far ahead cr how well the evening has been plan- ned. the group starts off with a fancy but deciding which restaurant to go to becomes a major crisis. In a group of two pre- fer two others de- mand air-conditioning and the driver is expected to hold neutral ground until the verf last minute when pleasant bantering becomes out-and- out bickering. Once inside the chosen another obstacle is thrown in our direction when all must pick and choose items to tickle individual pal- ates. It seems no one has a mind ol her own at such and with the waitress hovering near the table in anxious an- all hastily order and after seeing what's across the regret their choice. Paying the bill is nest to impossible considering By JUDE TURIC niMminui as asking for separate cheques has been forgotten until too and the wait- ress has conveniently rendered one simple total. The grade-school arts of simple addition and multiplication es- cape all those sitting at the and numerous ex- changes of money take place. Out of the five four usually bring a 10 or 20-dol- lar and one has exact change. Three put in their share after asking for small change at the take back some coins from the table and try to square all with the left-over party who is still hanging on to the In the someone takes all the all the the check for the meal and the 20-dollar bill and pays for everything. Standing outside with pen- cil and borrowed paper nap- kin in the group at- tempts to put two and tuo together and come up with four After much it's decided we'll figure it out later. Although these strange en- counters have been happen- ing for countless numbers cf experience hasn't taught us any lessons ex- cept for one interesting in- who has managed to purchase a fur coat of late. At the end of the latest she gathered up a pizza bill for snaffled 54 and some loose change off the table and presented the cashier with a five dollar bill. Now. that's and pos- sibly the beginnning of a mink stole. Follow that BILL GROENEN pnoto Playing wiih little fire engines is fine for those who aren't lucky enough to have a real fire engine and fireman's hat handy. Seven-year-old Daytan Mat- sushita of 1808-4 Ave. found his dream come true recently while visiting the downtown fire hall with his friend Sandra eight years of 2108 9 Ave. S. The youngsters were part of a group of children at- tending Kids' Town which is spontored by the Family YMCA. Sessions are for children ages six to 12 and run Monday through Friday. Wilderness survival toughens inmates Food bills soar By LAWRENCE FELLOWS New York Timer Service LIME ROCK. Conn. For nearly three weeks 10 young women have been hiking wear- ily and surviving in the Con- necticut wilderness. They have experienced the fear and ex- citement of being thrown from canoes into the swift and tur- bulent waters of the Housatonic River. 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They call themselves the They are on a three-week survival course called tion fashioned by prison authorities on the pat- tern of the forays into wilderness that were designed to teach men to make them a bit more rugged and to give them a measure of confidence in themselves. It was tried first with male inmates from the prisons at Cheshire and Enfield in with considerable success. A few women had gone along on that survival having argued successfully that wo- men had as much to gain from an experience like that as did the men. I climbed a mqun- Simpsons-Sears Ltd.- at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee satisfaction or money refunded end free delivery STORE Optn dally from 930 a.m. to p.m. Thurs. and Fri. a.m. to 900 p.m. Thurs. and Fri. a.m. to p.m. exclaimed Karlyne Nel- a prisoner who went on that trip and on this one. really gave me r. good like you can really do she said. just wanted to get out of anything to get off the said Jackie an- other referring to the prison at Niantic. None of them had anything really bad to say about the pris- on. It is a attractive place in southeastern Connec- without prison walls. Blind handle foils Most of the women at Nian- Uc know a great deal about sgs Most of them have been impiisoned for some drug- related charge either drug or some other offense that was committed to support a drug whether shop- lifting or passing bad cheques or whatever. They have been pretty much on their own on this trip into the wilderness In addition to the 10 a correc- tions officer from Eyn- da and a researcher from the corrections depart- ment's training academy in have gone along on the trip. But they cannot keep an eye on the prisoners all the time. Two men showed up for a part of the to show the women how to canoe in the and how to get down by ropes over the sheer face of a mountain. Both had been on the first in March. women are really dif- observed Harvey a corrections officer from the prison at Cheshire. they get to men just be he watching the women in their new camp in the Housatonic Meadows State Park straight- ening their preparing or heading off for a make- shift shower. By JEAN SHARP CP Women's Editor There were big changes in the Eood bill in 11 cities this from five cents to 70 cents on individual most of them higher. The prices of 17 food items common to most family shop- ping lists were checked in three Cross-Canada Surveys by The Canadian conducted four weeks apart. The survey for July shows sharp increases in pork and po- tatoes and smaller rises in hot chicken and eggs in al- most all of the cities surveyed. Pork in Ontario reached record highs of more than for a hundredweight of dressed hog meat in mid-July. A year before a similar amount sold for A spokesman for the Pork Producers Marketing Board blamed it on the high price if soybean a basic food for pigs. Poor crops have produced a potato shortage combined with seasonal has sent potatoes as much as 70 cents higher for 10 pounds than they were last month. Certain items were unavail- able in some cities on the dates so the nearest com- parable item was substituted. In the first the lowest price for each item was noted. In subsequent the same brand was checked for whether or not it remained the cheapest on offer. COVER MANY ITEMS The surveys were conducted where possible in large super- markets and covered the follow- ing one pound each of sirloin-tip all-beef centre-cut loin of first- grade ground 1 potatoes for 10 tomatoes 99 cents a hot dogs 99 eggs 77 cents a dozen. Market-basket MONTREAL It was the only city where the price of centre-cut roast pork dropped. It went down six to a pound. Potatoes were up cents to for 10 but Montreal showed only six items higher in price and three items down. One was frozen cod fil- down 15 cents to 92 cents a pound. month. Market-basket up 82 cents from last frozen cod first-grade frozen green apples and drip coffee. Also checked were the prices of one dozen medium a quart of homogenized one 24-ounce loaf of sliced white 10 pounds of first- grade a 24-ounce can of first-grade halved pears and five pounds of white granulated sugar. SAINT JOHN Centre-cut pork loin roasts were a Calif. Twenty blind men and women are learning fencing here by honing their senses of hearing and touch. is tremendous the way a human body can refine other senses to compensate for the loss of said Julius Pal- instructor at the California State Orientation Centre for the Blind. Every fencer uses hearing and he said. are antennae. the movement the fencer feels tell him something. There is a com- munication between two Zarna housewife who lost her sight in a car accident last fencing requires the same sensitive touch as the walking cane. very good she said. walking cane is a kind of Palffy-Alpar saying the students use the cane to project their to see through their fir.gertips. can learn to use the foil to find their way in to use it as a long Honeymoon cruise for Mark LONDON Princess Anne and Capt. Mark Phillips will fly to Barbados Nov. the day after their for a 19-day honeymoon cruising in the Caribbean on the royal yacht Britannia. Arrangements for the wed- ding in Westminster Abbey were announced Wednesday. Buck- ingham Palace said the prin- cess will be attended during ceremony only by her Prince and her Lady Sarah Arm- daughter of Prin- cess Margaret. Prince Edward and Lady Sa- rah are both nine years old. The announcement said the princess was having no adult bridesmaids because she want- ed the ceremony to be as sim- ple as possible. Phillips has chosen a fellow officer in the Queen's Dragoon Capt. Eric for his best man. The Britannia at the time of the honeymoon will be on its way to New Zealand for the visit of the Queen and Prince Philip early next year. The announcement said the newlyweds will board Britannia Nov. 15 and leave it Dec. 4 at an unspecified port to carry out engagements in Co- Jamaica and Montser- rat before returning to London. The palace announcement did not say where they will spenll their wedding night. Just barely sunbathing PARIS At first you could see them bouncing along around St. that French seaside base for. the scantily dressed. Last week they sprang out in the heart of only 60 miles up the coast but until then somewhat more coi'ssr- vative. Now they have come to light in downtown Paris women who sunbathe without a bra in public swimming pools. A weekend of sunshine had them discarding their bras at the Deligny swimming only a stone's throw away from the National Assembly. Same thing at Molitor in the fashionable west end of Paris. There now is a regular corner at both swim- ming pools except for days set aside for schoolchildren. There has been no public pro- test. TORONTO The price of roast pork went up 30 cents a pound in Toronto to There were about six price rises in the no others as but eggs were up eight cents to 79 cents a dozen. A prime rib of beef was selling ror a pound. Market-basket WINNIPEG This is one of several cities where none of the items shopped dropped in price. A centre-cut roast pork went up 40 cents a pound to sirloin tip beef was up six cents to tomatoes 10 cents to 59 cents a ground chuck four cents to and eggs four cents a dozen to 73 cents. Mar- ket-basket EDMONTON Five items rose in price and two ore of them being potatoes. They were down 16 cents to for 10 pounds. Hot dogs rose 18 cents to centre-cut pork roast rose 30 cents a pound to and eggs were up nine cents a dozen to 78 cents. Butter was the other item that down five cents to 72 cents. Market basket total VANCOUVER Tbe fluctua- tions in Vancouver were not as great as in some other cities. The two largest were 20 cents Centre-cut roast loin pork went up cents to a pound and potatoes went down 20 cents to for 10 pounds. That was the only one of two market-basket prices that did drop. Hot dogs went up 10 cents to a ground chuck down three cents to 95 cents. 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