Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
LETHBRIDGE Auguat Rugby shirts growing fad Christian Science Monitor It's a long way from the muddy sports fields of Britain to America's fashionable boutiques But that's how far the rugby shirt has come It's a rapidly growing fad Shops around the country are selling all they can get We've never seen anything like it. says Raymond Vay, buver for Thome s, a men's shop on Newbury Street in Boston, Mass Rugby shirts began booming only a few months ago, but this shop has been selling them for years In that time, they have sold over one third to women The shirt originally was designed for the rough tough game that goes back centuries in England and had its birth in the town of Rugby Today it is the national sport in New Zealand and South Africa and has a large following in many other countries The sport requires a lot of tackling, pushing, and pulling, and so durable shirts, or are needed They are also attractive, with colored stripes and white collars According to Mr Vay, peo- ple who buy one invariably come back for another, "they are such great shirts A whole range of stores are selling them Last summer Streeter Quarles of Boston (a sporting apparel shop) received 200 PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES BLACKOUT (Played Until Won) LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upttairs) EVERY rugby shirts from Australia They sold out in no time. Manager Tom Savage says the problem is not selling them, but getting hold of them They are popular not only in the East, Mr Savage says but pretty much all over the country." he adds They are being worn a cross section of Americans from Harvard 'preppies" to top executives like John Z Delorean, formerly of General Motors Mr Delorean was something of a pioneer in the fad He bought his first rugby shirt five or six years ago while visiting England Dentists frightening to children FARMINGTON. Conn (AP) Although the dental profession considers the presence of parents a bother while their child is in the den- tal chair, a dentist with a PhD in child psychology says parents can help reduce a child's fear But some parents are "more effective than others said Dr Larry L Venham, who teaches child dentistn at the University of Connecticut Health Centre 'The mothers who seem to have a lot of anxietv about dentistry, I would leave them in the waiting room Venham 32, says his den- tistry is confined to the class- room and to treating children He hopes for a federal grant to support his research on how to make a child's visit to the den- tist less frightening Herald- LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE 1234-3rd Ave. North REGULAR WED. NIQHT BINQO 8 P.M. 25 GAMES DOUBLE MONEY CARDS MANY EXTRAS This week's Jackpot in 53 Numbers 5 CARDS CARDS PAY DOUBLE DOOR PRIZE No cie under 16 allowed to Lethbridge DIMPll Wednesday Fish Game Assoc. 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CREDIT TERMS AVAILABLE SINGER GENEVA (Reuter) Kid- nappings in West Germany, love affairs in the Soviet Un- ion mental breakdowns in Britain and drug dropouts in all in the day's woru for a small Geneva of- fice which links the social ser- vices of the world Social Service International a neutral, independent, professional .organization which has headquarters here, handles social-welfare cases a year, mainly through its 15 foreign branches and corresponding agencies in 130 countries Every day letters reach the office from all parts of the world A girl writes from the Soviet Union to ask how she can join her lover in the West. An aged Polish-born woman WeeWhimsy Scott Sinclair will be sent the original art for quote Send your child's quotation to this paper wants to return home after 30 years in Argentina A British couple seek advice on the adoption of a Vietnamese orphan. SSI's task is to put people like this in touch with author- ities in the country concerned, or to suggest or put into ac- tion the best solution It can establish contact, for instance, between an old-age home in Venezuela and a wel- fare office in Australia, be- tween a children's home in In- dia and a family-guidance bureau in Holland, between a clinic for alcoholics in the United States and a doctor in Italy Some cases which fill the organization's files resemble the plots of films or television plays, but all are real "We are an attempt to Dndge frontiers, which create tremendously complicated problems even although the world is in many ways shrink- ing We are called in when- ever anything goes said SSI's Secretary-General Ingnd Gelimk. The organization, which earlier this year celebrated its 50th anniversary, is used and consulted by many internal agencies, such as the Red Cross, the International Labor Organization the United Nations High Commis- sion for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Inter-Governmental Committee on European Mi- gration "They ask us for help be- cause they deal on the gov- ernment level and we act on the grassroots the sec- retary-general said "We have a great many cases with political implica- tions but it is precisely be- cause we are operating at the individual level that we stress we are not trying to accuse governments or reform them "It doesn't matter to our staff whether the request comes from a Communist or a capitalist, a Christian or a Moslem All that interests them is that someone is in trouble and must be helped Social Service International was set up in 1924 by the Young Women's Christian As- sociation (YWCA) to combat the chaos born of the massive migrations following the Sec- ond World War Half a century later, migra- tion is still the central theme of its work "I feel some peo- ple often migrate unadvisedly without thinking of the conse- said Miss Gelimk The organization's records tell sad and sometimes hope- less stories of cases of, for in- stance, Indians and West In- dians in Britain, Ethiopians in Sweden, Turks in West Ger- many or Yugoslavs in Aus- tralia Miss Gelimk, an Austrian who was in charge of SSI's Vienna office before becom- ing secretary-general three years ago, talked grimly about the organization's political cases Family Friends describe Ford family as unusually close WASHINGTON (AP) Although President Gerald Ford has spent more than a quarter of a century in the public's eye, his family's life has been a private one Friends describe the Fords as unusually close The four children talk things out with their parents. Ford and his wife, Betty, often ask them for advice The night before Richard Nixon announced he would resign as president, the Fords had a family dinner The White House, said Steven. 18 was not discussed That seems improbable on a night when most of the United States capital was buzzing with rumors that Ford's ascendency to the presidency was imminent But the Fords' friends say the Michigan family is not all that wrapped up in politics Elizabeth Bloomer Ford at 55, is a tall, slim woman with high cheek bones and reddish hair.'which she wears in a bouffant She is described by friends as rather tense and nervous, but the years of political campaigning, pressures and raising four children vir- tually alone have left only a few wrinkles around her grey-blue eyes A pinched nerve in her neck, the result of trying to open a window in their house 10 years ago, keeps her from the golf and skiing she loves But that did not keep the Fords from taking an an- nual ski vacation at their condominium at Vail, Colo each Christmas It was the only really free time the tamily had with the 61-year-old Ford who spent much of his time over the years on the lecture circuit and campaigning Stnc psychiatrist The responsibility of bringing up foui children and the tumbling world of politics proved difficult for Mrs Ford and at one point, she started seeing a psy- chiatrist He was a sounding board for me when Jerry was away Mrs Ford has said "And it wgtb a great help to me The Ford children have never shown much interest in politics And they are not yet used to reporters who want to know their every opinion and search answers lor clues as to what their father thinks When several months ago. Jack. 22, told a reporter he was disillusioned with Nixon and thought his father was. too the remark prompted a long-distance telephone call from Ford Senior Father was reported upset that he might offend his son telling him what he could and could not Jack was upset that he had compromised his father A Ford insider said that after much mumbling on each end, Ford suggested only that his son not give interviews for awhile Michael, 24, is a second-year divinity student at the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Mass described by a friend as "totally wrapped up in his religion A month ago, he married 22-year-old Gayle Ann Brumbaugh in her hometown of Catonsville, Md They had met at Wake Forest Univer- sity where both attended college May study law Jack will be a senior at Utah State University where he ib majoring in forestry He plans to get a master's degree in watershed management Eventually, he may go to law school and work on the environmental aspects of land use Jack is described as the humorous one in the family He really knows how to have a good said a friend Last winter when Jack grew a beard, he met his father at a campaign stop and, at first Ford did not recognize his son Jack shaved his beard a few months later He is spending the summer working as a forest ranger in Yellowstone National Park Steven just graduated from public high school and plans to take a year off before starting college Although he was accepted at Duke University in Durham. N C he expects to be a cowboy on a cattle ranch in Utah Asked whether he would not rather live in the White House, the handsome blonde youth said with a srnile- I prefer the outdoors Susan, 17, is an attractive blonde who will be a senior at a private boarding school in Maryland She plans to live with her parents at the White House The day Nixon announced he would resign, there was much excitement at the Ford house, but a dungaree- clad Susan ran in and out, never stopping to talk with reporters or neighbors eager for any new tidbit of news One Ford observer said she is arrogant Another said she is shy Sewing Centres and participating Approved Dealers Ai Singer, you get what you pay for... and a little bit more. 'Trademark of Singer Company of Canada Ltd College Shopping Mall Phone 327-2243 Open Daily a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday till 9 p.m LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY at 8 P.M. 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