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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta UTHBRIDGE HERALD August Handicraft and art display Jolly Jones leaders and take time out to sti.ute Girl's Club convention. From left 7 _. Judy Stanley and Debbie all of the worsley Cjirl s study a handicraft and art display at the Olds Agr.cul- L-nda Wood of Peace River. and Heppler of ture College during sessions of the Alberta Women's In- the Warner Jolly Janes. Sears on the dawn to dinner circuit Lee Parker brings out the new you in double-knit wool-the natural fibre that wears so well and holds its shape so beautifully' Shown are but 2 outfits from our collection. featuring a short jacket over a new knee-length sleeveless dress with box-pleated skirt. The a pant set with a smartly belted jacket topping cuffed wide-leg pants. Dry-clean. red. Sizes 7-15. Ladies'Suits PURE VIRGIN WOOL at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee satisfaction or money refunded Simpsons-Sears Ltd.- National IODE convention planned By JEAN SHARP CP Women's Editor CHARLOTTETOWN When a local branch invites a national organization to hold a convention in its home glad cries go up from the home team if the answer is yes. Then there's a lull for a year or two. About a year and a half be- fore the convention is actually the organizing work slow- ly piling .up in an aval- anche of detail by the time the great days actually arrive. Mrs. J. T. Davies says all 175 members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire in Prince Edward Is- Deadly plants fraa Haliuaru STORE Open daily from a.m. to p.m. Thurs. and Fri. a.m. to p.m. Villnn.. Mnll _ SAN FRANCISCO Summer foliage that delights the eye may also cause thou- sands of pDisonings when part of an innocent-looking plant ends up in the digestive system. Dr. Frederick F. medical director for Firemen's Fund American insurance com- says even the most commonly cultivated plants have a lethal effect when eat- en. makes it imperative that children be taught that it is dangerous to eat any part of any he added. noted that such com- mon plants as nar- oleander and dieffenbachia can cause death. Other plants that may prove fatal if eaten include golden twigs and leaves of wild and cultivated and jimson weed. Newirth said that the small- est sampling by a curious child can lead to serious illness and even death. He emphasized that many other plants when eaten may cause serious discomfort and illness. than trying to make a child a vestpocket botanist by teaching im to watch out for deadly teach him that all flowers and plants are not to be eaten unless he finds them on a plate at land were involved before dele- gates began checking in. The order accepted CharJottetown's invitation three years ago. Mrs. Davies was organizing chair- man. They accepted so enthusiasti- cally that nearly 900 delegates arrived when only 300 were ex- and P.E.I.'s commit- tees had to keep prodnicingl more and more of everything. Mrs. Davies said the first taken about a year and a half were to make re- servations with hotels and the local chamber of commerce. They had looked at registra- tions for previous IODE conven- tions to get an approximate at- tendance number. Mrs. Davies said they had 16 including accom- in- formation and hospitality. A chapter outside Charlotte- town was asked to look after souvenirs and everyone sewed potato bags to fill with the convention doo- pads and tis- sue and matches. An information committee collected drew made hair appointments and directed people to the liquor stores and handicraft shops. The transportation committee .came in for some unexpected i effort when five minor acci- dents required emerg e n c y treatment. Committeewoman Doro thy Johnson says they drew on lo- cal youth groups to provide en- tertainment at dinners and lunches. tried to keep the enter- tainment nothing They also drew on people who had worked in the Red Glove Revues the IODE had sponsored over several years to help raise money for the con- vention. In the opening while the national executive was be- ing welcomed at parties given in members' Mrs. Dav- ies said a hospitality room was operating to be sure early-ar- riving delegates bad a place to meet friends. Mrs. Davies said members and official hosts alike rose to the challenge of looking after the 200 extra delegates. we went from here to we had 50 cars and two buses. This is where the committees really outdid themselves. just kept pulling cars up and filling them. Mayor Ross MacKenzie of Summer- side received all 400 of the dele- gates. He had intended to have a reception with 400 mil- Bullfighter to dismount MADRID A nation- al commission has decided wo- men now limited to fighting bulls from can battle the beasts on -the ground just as the men do. The blow thus struck for the Spanish version of women's liberation still has to be en- dorsed by a higher probably the Supreme Court. But it is expected to propel Maria de los Angeles Hernan- dez a 24 year old toward her goal of be- coming the country's first au- thorized woman matador. Miss Hernanadez has vowed a fight to the finish with both the bulls and the courts. In supporting her petition be- fore the Ministry of the Inter- the National Commission of Feminine Labor criteria of this com- mission is that women freely and voluntarily and un- der their own contract their services to fight brave bulls on As a rejoneadora or wo- man bullfighter on horseback- Miss Hernandez is prohibited by a 1931 law from getting off her mount to kill the bull. ling the receiving was very I assure you. had planned a tour by double-decker bus and private car to the north and 200 wanted to go. We had lunch at a new restaurant in a little fishing village. They were a little as we were. We had expected about Mrs. Davies said they asked local delegates with cars to move to accommodation away from the centre of town. They shifted a lunch to a bigger din- ing room. The final when the dele- gates is to add up ex- add up the money in the convention and hope they come out even. Exam results 19 years late WEST VANCOUVER After 19 Marina Perry has received results of her daughter's piano exam- a twinge of re- gret. didn't realize she was that Mrs. Perry said she probably would have contin- The certificate from the Royal Conservatory of Music in showing first-class honors in Grade arrived in Thursday's mail. It was post- marked Oct. 1954. Mrs. Perry's Bar- is now 29 and lives in B.C. She stopped taking lessons shortly after taking her one and only piano examination. Mrs. Perry said she had moved in June and the enve- lope had been sent to her new address. There was no letter enclosed offering an ex- planation. The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in LETHBRIDGE PRESCRIPTION CO. FABRIC CLEARANCE 3 DAYS ONLY I I j I I i I I I i 111 j 11111111111111 i 111111 111111 11111 WOVEN SEERSUCKER 'Crease resitant material in a good color selection. Reg. yard SPORTSWEIGHT blend in a variety of styles. White only. Reg. yard LINEN LOOK Ideal for making jackets. 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