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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, August 12, 1970 Ann Landers Dina Merrill Launches New Career In Cosmetics DEAR ANN LANDERS: I am one of the Silent Majority in the sense that I have never written to Ann Landers. Until now. The letter that got to me was signed "Sorry Mom." She was bemoaning the fact that her brilliant son was mined by one of those far-out Eastern schools. Mom was sick about the kid's long hair, his unruly mus- tache, wild sideburns, Jesus sandals, faded jeans, love beads and his verbalized desire to bum down everything and re- place it with "something better." (He didn't say what.) I'll bet Mom wasn't sick enough to cut off the kid's college funds and tell him to make his own way. College can be a unique opportunity for a student to ex- ercise his independence while still under the influence of parents who foot the bills. They have the right to set up some guidelines. Too many parents let their kids do as they please, then they wring their hands when the kid's go wrong. If a college student gets too far out out of line 'his parents should tell him to shape up or support himself. A student who wants to burn down the world should have to buy his own matches. Silence DEAR BROKEN SILENCE: I am in favor of the right to peaceful protest, but students who destroy property and re- sort to violence to achieve their goals, no matter how worthy, should not be subsidized. Parents don't owe their kids riot money. And students who are not revolutionaries should not be penalized and deprived of their right to an education. DEAR ANN LANDERS: Please tell women who go to bar- gain sales not to say to a person who is looking at a item, "If you don't want that I would like to buy it." This does one of two things both of them bad. It makes the woman who is considering the item more eager to buy it than she would ordinarily be. Or it makes her feel guilty if she does buy it. Yesterday I paid for a dress. I didn't need and would not have purchased it if a very pushy woman had not stood at my elbow making such remarks as, "That's exactly what I've been looking for. Hurry up and make up your mind." I am stuck with this "bargain" and can't return it because it was on sale. I could wring that woman's neck for what she did to me. Please print. ?33 DEAR MINUS: She didn't do anything to you. You did it to yourself. Consider it a lesson and wear the dress to the next bargain sale as a reminder. What awaits you on the other side of the marriage veil? How can you be sure your marriage will work? Read Ann Landers' booklet "Marriage What To Expect." Send your your request to Ann Landers in care of Canada Wide Feature Service Ltd. 245 St. James Street West, Montreal 126, Quebec, enclosing 50 cents in coin and a long, stamped, self-addressed envelope. By HELEN HENNESSY NEA Women's Editor NEW YORK (NEA) Ac- tress Dina Merrill sat in her New York office whore she has recently started on a second career. Miss Merrill is launching a new skin care collection that tears her name and-one which she helped to develop: Dressed in deep violet, she looked more the glamorous star she is than the business executive she also is. And she chatted enthusiastically about her new cosmetic line, today's fashions, her film career, her children and tier husband, actor Cliff Robertson. The skin care collection, she said, came about by chance. "At a Coty Awards presenta- tion some years ago I happen- ed to be seated next to Tom C o o n e y, vice-president of Pfizer. And that's where it all began." Dina, it seems, was having difficulty with many of the beauty products she Was using. And she felt that Cooney was just the man to query on the subject. "Some of the stuff I've used gave me she said. (Dina Merrill with "Other products designed to moisturize made my skin ac- tually peel. I feel certain it was be- cause synthetic rather than natural ingredients were being used and told Tom I didn't un- derstand why a line of natural beauty products couldn't be de- veloped that would be simple to use and effective a line that wouldn't confuse both the skin and the woman." Cooney replied that if Dina would help in the creation of such a line his firm would back her with the most sophisticated research facilities in America. She accepted the challenge and went to work. As the products were developed she tested them all on her own skin for several years. And now her new Amaranlhe line, named for the mythical flower that never fades, is an accomplish- ed fact. Miss Merrill worked with a Western worn before. "The first time he did m face I looked in the mirror a nearly fainted. I was shock! pink. .And I soon learned tl there was no tan theatric make-up to bo found ai-ou town. I had to use my ow test products and do my ow of life. make-up all through, the film "This line was tested far be-1 ing. They're not for stage us yond the call of she! but they were all I had' an quipped. i they had to do." may look cool and aloof but she is neither. There's warmth in her manner and she enjoys the funny side "I was filming my latest movie, 'The Walking in Japan. Only three of us in the cast were American. Everyone hi the crew, even the make-up man, was Japanese and they spoke no English. And the make-up man had never Dina who has been namec World's Best Dressed Worn; three times and has been el vated to the Fashion Hall Fame isn't happy with curre hemlines. "I hate the midi for da she said, "and if no on BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY o! P.M. Jackpot in 53 in 7 Numbers 4th 8th 12 Games Doubled In 7 fWmberi 5 Cards 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE SAVE SAVE SAVE The Remainder Of The Primrose Shop's SPRING SUMMER MERCHANDISE Now on for an Unbelievable 50 m Off Primrose Shop 313 6th St. 5. Ph. 327-2244 OPEN THURSDAY TILL 9 P.M. 3AVS 3AVS 3AVS Slimmer Hips Bigger Busts DUSSELOORF (Reuters) The average West German woman has slimmer hips but a larger bosom than she did 10 years ago, says an article in a textile trade journal published here. The journal, Textil-Mitteilun- gen, said this was one of the most significanti'.reeults of. a measurement on girls be- tween the ages and. 66 at the Hohenstein insti- tute. Hips had shrunk by between one-third and one inch white the average bosom bid increased by between one-fifth -and 'two- fifth inches. HOLIDAY SCHOOL LEICESTER, England (CP) Leicestershire educa- tion chiefs opened schools for voluntary lessons, 700 children turned month before the end of then- summer holidays. The back-to-school experiment was designed to keep bored chil- dren off the streets. Student Wayne Cunningham said: "I love school and would come every day if it was open." FROM NORTH LETHBRIDGE'S NEW TEEN SPECIALTY STORE You'll find Back-To-School clothing designed to please. All the very latest styles at grealy reduced prices. LADIES' AND TEENS' DRESSES AND PANT SUITS CHILDREN'S WEAR LOWER FLOOR ico 0FF GOBY'S FASHIONS "Catering To The Young At Heart" 322 13th St. N. Phone 327-5607 A WALKING DREAM Three times on the world's Best Dressed List and now launching her own skin care collection, actress Dina Merrill is a dream walking in a white silk organza Stavropoulos gown appliqued in blue flowers. WATCH SPECIAL Suitable for Nurses, Girls', and Boys'. Fully 17 Jewelled. SPECIAL AT ONLY .........9.95 Up If Ifs In Town It's DOWNTOWN at SANDY'S JEWELLERY D.B.A. MEMBER-FREE PARKING SATURDAY "304 on the Second Floor to Serve You More" UPSTAIRS AT 304 5th ST. S. PHONE 327-4625 buys it, it will go quickly, as the max! did. "There are so many dif- ferent lengths. You can pick your own. I am going to con- tinue to wear my skirts three inches above my knee. "We have to fight what some designers are trying to do to us." she continued. "Look at the shoes we're expected to wear. They're not a bit grace- ful. They're ugly." Miss Merrill takes her new second career in stride. She's energetic, disciplined and used to hard work and still wants to devote much of her time to acting. Although her family has wealth, her parents insisted that as a young girl she master shorthand and typing. "Then you can always earn a living if you have said her practical mother. So she learn- ed the tools of a secretarial job although she hated the idea. .As a drama student at the American Academy of Drama- tic Arts she supported herself and paid her tuition by working as a fashion model. And her latest prized achievement is her newfound cooking ability. "Cliff taught she said. "1 need cookbooks still, but I've learned to improvise." How does her husband take to her job in the beauty field? she said, "he comes up to the office to meet me sometimes and his first crack is, 'How's the grease busi- Dina says it's going just fine. (Newspaper Enterprise The jeansmender Singer Portable Zigzag, Model 217 No need to tell you what a weekend of play can do to chil- dren's clothes, but what we would like to tell you (and show you) is how easily repairs can be made on this budget Singer Come in today and try ils zigzag stitching, 3 needle positions, numbered tension dial and automatic bobbin winder release. Of course, this model mends ONLY and darns and makes perfect but- tonholes. With carrying case 826. Matching Sheibrooke Cab in at In no-mar laminated walnut finish 3000 exlra. No carrying il cabinet purchased. sew-it-yourself: __ a little girl's back-to-school outfit you can make and btalSSpSr "corduroy 1V, yds. .11.65-ut 1 1 yd. .1199-ui .bouso nPnmaprcsi 2 yds. al 1.49 153 1 Jastel In Grtjnpteie V. yt nl J.75 6 spools ollirc.d, 5 zippm briloni- in bouse yds. .11JB S.1. In 1 yd. 4.99_ ZpMems skin InCftttsa-Go V.W. 3I3.S9-3.M crimplene T yi aU.S9 ready-made-100.00! Oar Singer Center people will be pleased to show savings on clolhes for every member of the family. Come in and talk to them todayl Singer Sewing Machines are made right here in Canada. Use the Singer Credit Plan. Singer makes It oasy. COLLEGE SHOPPING MALL >INCER CENTERS negijlered mark of Singar Company ol Canada Limited. BIG AUGUST FABRIC SALE NOW ON! 20th Ave. and Mayor Mograth Drive Open Daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wedneidoy 9 a.m. to I p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. FN'TIRE SUMMER STOCK A nice selection of styles and colors. Reg. to 49.95. ON SALE AT 19 SPRING COATS Wools, Tweeds, Rainwear, air the New Popular Wet Look. Regularly to 69.95 UNBELIEVABLE VALUES -19 DRESSES and PANT DRESSES The Values are Unbelievable! REGULARLY TO 35.00 Going now at tremendous reductions. GROUP I GROUP 2 8 10 GROUP 3 DOOfi-OPEWNG SPECWIS BUCKSKIN JACKETS CLEARING AT 25% off SKIRTS I BLOUSES -AND ISTRETCH PANTS. AT WESTERN WEAR Veit ond pom JetJ Regulor (0 29.95. NOW ONLY (PRINTED HEAD SQUARES 2 AND 3 PIECE FORTREL SUITS 2, '51 Easy Care Washable Regularly to 20.00. NOW ONLY OPEN THURSDAY A.M. TIL P.M. 509 4th Avenue South Phone 327-2655 ;