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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Auyust 1973 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Double-price items annoy shoppers TORONTO snapped a shopper she wheeled her grocery cart ttvough a Loblaws super- market in midtown Toronto. She said it was the second lime in two days she found grocery items a higher-price Strieker a lower-price one. going to yell good and loud until something is done about said Mrs. George Jones. She said she picked up a jar of peanut butter Wednesday fa an A and P store that bad been marked up to from She complained and the cashier charged her the lower price. Thursday she found paper towels in Loblaws that had been raised to 68 cents from 62 cents. consumer is getting said John H. a retired bank manager. He said his weekly food bill climbed from to to in the last three weeks. G-era who works in the engineering library at the University of said he is changing his meat buying habits. I bought beef and it's chicken and giblets. I feel the same way as after the war ended. It's the government's responsi- bility to take care of the Marie in a Food City store in midtown To- said her husband has to take two with Gen- eral Electric and part-time position at a gas pay for food for them and their two children. trying to fill up on the cheapest thing she said. Bertha in a Do- minion try to buy less meat than before but it's getting so you can't find anything to use as a substi- Mrs. John Mltroff said she was reverting to the economic Macedonian recipes of her parents. just don't like buying so I bake more and I'm cooking more like my parents Premier avoids salary question GENEVA Ont. Premier Ed Schreyer of Manitoba was accused of avoid- ing the question when asked whether housewives should be paid for working at home. After cries cf the Mr. Schreyer told delegates at the 42nd Couchich- ing conference he does not fa- vor payment of housewives be- cause the matter should be de- cided by husband and wife. The New Democratic Party premier was asked the question from the following a speech by one of his fellow pan- Doris writer and crusader for women's rights. Mrs. Anderson called for pay- ment to housewives by in- creased family allowances and Also recommended that mar- riages include a written con- tract outling each partner's chores. responsibilities and Women comprising half the 175 persons at the con- hissed when Mr. Schre- yer hesitated before answering. At a coffee women ex- pressed their annoyance with the premier's but men delgates said they were amused. Manuel an adminis- trator at McMaster said he would like to know whether the housewife is working all day in her would I know that she doesn't go to bed as soon as she gets the kids off to Imaginative reading class successful CHICAGO A new ap- proach to teaching imaginary trips to foreign coun- has paid off for 150 black children in the high-crime slum area of Chicago. Children ranging in age from 6 to 12 who needed additional help in reading skills were en- rolled in special summer classes at Webster School. Classrooms were decorated like countries with such scenes as huts for the Africa study an open market for Mexico and palm trees for Ta- hiti. Games of various countries were taught in the gymnasium. And pupils entered the school through portals of a lieve ship. The six-week experiment ends this week with the children being given play money to spend in imaginary lands. They can buy rice cakes in bagels in pizza in Italy and assorted trinkets native to each country. HELP US TO HBP OTHERSI The Salvation Army Welfare Services Household CALL 328-286O FOR PICKUP JERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 Iff AVE. 5. Shortage of seasonal help threatens vegetable harvest Ont. Vegetable growers in Essex and Kent Counties are watching their acres of tomatoes ripen and wondering whether they will get them to market. Some say. they have lost con- fidence in Canada Manpower as a source of seasonal help and are looking to Mexico to -supply harvest help. Vern a director of the tutarb Fruit and Vegetable says he would be able to bring in enough help from Mexico in one week to harvest the entire crop. if we stand back and wait for Manpower to supply the we may never get the crops he says. He estimates farmers in the area wil need about workers to bring in the to- mato crop. The problem is com- pounded since the harvest runs into long after students have returned to school. And Mr. Toews estimates only about 10 per cent of Cana- dian help supplied by Man- power will remain on the Job through the harvest. A Kent County grower said he was forced to plow under 15 acres of tomatoes last year when most of his help left. Jim Dickie of Can- ada Manpower agricultural programs coordinator for On- agrees that local labor is a problem this year. He says abaut workers from Barbados and Jamaica work in the Florida sugar cane crop and ftese same workers are available for the Ontario crops. Last only workers were brought in under the pro- but Mr. Dickie expects there will be about this year. But growers are reluctant to tap the Caribbean labor be- cause they must pay a re- turn air fare. To escape costly transpor- tation growers would like to tap the Mexican and Portuguese markets. Mr. Dickie says the major problem associated with help is the policing to make sure all the workers leave the country after the harvest. have been many people who came to Canada over the last few years and then stayed. We are still trying to find some of those Al Windsor area Manpower has as- sured the growers they will be able to get work visas for the foreign help only after all sources of Canadian help have bsen exhausted. He that by September the labor supply may be exhausted and grow- ers will be granted permits to bring in Mexican or Portuguese help. MORE NEEDED In addition to the tomato bar- tobacco growers this year will need about an increase of over last year. John a Leamiiigton area says be has re- placed about 100 acres of vege- table crops with wheat and sim- ilar crops that don't require the same amount of labor. And Mr. Toews says until the growers' perennial labor short- age problem is there will not be an appreciable in- crease in production. the consumer thinks prices are high wait until about two years when prices will double he says. And the band played on Much to the amusement of band lea der Maj. Derek Justin Trudeao conducts the Central Band of the Canadian Forces at a garden party at Government House held for delegates to the Common wealth Heads of Government meeting. Photo by Ottawa photographer John Evans. Committee finds fluoride not safe Sweater-look combinations dominate fall fashion scene NEW YORK Sweat- ers and sweater looks domi- nated most of the collections at the American Designer show- ings here attended by fash- ion editors from across the United States and Canada. sweater is a major fall both in shape and reports Eleanor Lambert. sweater is definitely the top of this says Victor Costa for Suzy with differences nipped the bulkier sweat- shirt the cardigan with a fitted the bike top shaped like a short sweater jac- ket with waistband but made in Real sweaters have flirted with fashion for a good many years. At first more or less shapeless and knitted at they were merely casual ward- robe items. Then came the taut Lana Turner sweater with pleated EFFECTIVE AUG. 1973 in Alberta Weight Watchers Reduces its Rates lor and If you are 60 and over you ca.i now join Weight Watchers classes at a re- duced rate of per week. Initial enroll- ment is only saving of Weekly fee thereafter saving of Si.00 per With the costs of everything goingmp. it becomes more and more difficult for many with fixed in- comes to buy the thoy want. Many are yet still want to Five vigorous Hves. The Weight organization has decided to do so'methinq about it. We feel it is important for people of all ages to have the opportunity to lose excess weight and a more attractive figure. If you've gained unwanted over the the Weight Watchers program can help you take them off and keep them off. Vou'll have fun while you're taking the weiflht off. because a Weight Watchers meeting is a place to meet new friends. There's a friendly atmos- phere that many members actually look forward to as a relief from the routine of the week. eet 3 full meals a day plus unlimited snacks. The Weight Watchers program can help you really enjoy your Happily. And actively. And be- at lower cost. Aug. 13. For fur- ther information end class nearest call EDMONTON 4244-6491 CALGARY 262-6472 RURAL AREAS ZENITH 06124 n.MH BRING ACCWTABU PROOF OF ACT WATCHERS. skirt. The tighter the the better. This was the Sweat- er Girl era. Then sweaters fell back into fashion mere- ly utilitarian. But by 1969 fasion was pro- claiming that shape of fall is the shape of the This fall the P. Scott Fitzger- ald look of reaching for the is called the con- the draggy type of sweater associated with the French pension and the sweaters worn under jackets are pale not flesh-color. Sweaters are an integral part of a costume this fall. They pull their own fashion weight and bear no relation to the skinny ones favered in 1971. Suzy Perette showed a three- piece sweater outfit consisting of short stopped sweater with waistband plus a woven car- both in wavy rib knit of burgundy and worn over a pleated swingy skirt. Geoffrey Beene combined a pale grey-green sweater and pants with a suede blazer in deeper spruce green for the monochromatic look that is popular this fall. Anne Klein liked a wood- wine sweater with a herring- bone coat and pants. Sweaters take on jacket characteristics this fall. A Per- ette sweater has a Norfolk look. Another designer has shirt sweaters in a clingy rib cut like a shirt and worn out or tucked in. Leo Naducci showed a smok- ing jacket sweater style with big navy snowflakes on complete with a shawl collar. shawl collars are the newest fashion for sweater suits and coats. Some even sport fur shawls. Adri introduced a short-ribbed sweater as jac- ket with wide knit in red pepper and worn with matching cuffed sweater black jersey overblouse and black-and-white donegal skirt. Another shawl collared sweat- er jacket by Calvin Klein be- comes a suit with matching skirt. Klein even adds a silver fox boa. Gino Paoli extends his sweat- er look in series of wrapped single and double breasted Chanel- type cardigans in everything from heathery tweed to cabled knits and heavier ribbed wea- Sweater dressesv are also important. Adele Simpson likes them for pale striped. Several are in the new light and shade effect of cable knit. Most have their own knit cap or turban to match. LONDON A com- mittee of medical and scientific experts has concluded after a 10-year study that adding fluor- ide to water supplies may not only be of dubious value in pre- venting tooth decay but actual- ly harmful. The British government be- lieves fluoride to be an impor- tant factor in dental but has left the matter up to local authorities. About 3.5 million persons in England now receive drinking water treated with fluoride. The committee of veterinarians and sci- entists which produced the an- tifluoride report say they have evidence that fluoride merely delays the onset of tooth decay in children for one or two years and thereafter has no effect on the rapidity of decay. Tooth enamel containing flu- oride might be more brittle and therefore weaker and fluoride may also cause stained and un- sightly teeth in older the report said. MAY HARM BODY It may also affect the rest of the depending on the amount absorbed. The report said fluoride is highly undesi- f or her safety and comfo HARDLITE tenses Only half the weight on her prttty fittie nose. Shatterproof fo maximum warranty against eye injury. Protective IWIMC are Lav lin some countries Advisable Available In all SpodaDzlng in the fitting of Eyo Doctor's prescriptions Prescription Childrcn'i FramM Rtptira prlen OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. for pregnant women or sufferers from kidney cardio-vascular or rheumatic troubles or thyroid distrub- ances. The committee said adding phosphates to certain foods might give more protection without the risks of fluoride. The which calls itself the Scientific Committee for the Study of Fluoridation is described by the British Den- tal Association as an unofficial group which the association does not support. have been two govern- ment reports on whose conclusion was that flu- oridation produces a substan- tial reduction Li dental decay in children and is completely the association said in a statement. WeeWhimsv Beverly Fnzzell receives the drawing Tor her Wee Whimsy. Send yourt to thia paper F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HALL 6th Ave. A end 13th Sf. N. 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