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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, August 14, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 35 WELCHES 40 OX. LEMON JUICE 3UNKI8T 24 ot ICE TEA GOOD HOST 99 1 BINS CHERRIES DILL PICKLES 16 oz. Husky kittens Symphony, a two-and-a-half-year-old bitch, has adopted five motherless kit tens. The young husky, a pet at the Lance Vaughan household in Tolto keeps' the little kittens warm but Mrs. Vaughan has to feed them. Swiss-bred princess works on Alberta ranch BENTLEY, Alta. (CP) Irina, a slim, informal girl in slightly rumpled jeans, doesn't come across as roy- alty. "I get very shy and stutter when I have to introduce my- self as Princess ad- mits the 21-year-old daughter of exiled King Michael and Queen Anne of Romania. About nine months ago she arrived at Lord and Lady Ro- derick Gordon's spread in Alberta's rolling ranch and mixed farm near this community, about 75 miles southwest of Edmonton, where the princess works with seven other young people employed by the" Gor- dons. Since her arrival, she has been learning all phases of operating the ranch that spe- cializes in thoroughbred horses and purebred cattle. She has helped with such things as calving, haying, seeding, grooming, cleaning stables, driving tractors, weaning and treating horses, and keeping records. For the Swiss-bred princess, fresh from six years at Eng- lish boarding schools and a secretarial course at Oxford, the work is a welcome oppor- tunity. "I always wanted to go somewhere far away." she said. "But I didn't realize I'd come this far. "When I go back to Europe. I'm going to miss this I don't know what I'll do. but I'd like to get back to working with animals. "I enjoy the physical close- ness of working with the horses the most. You get to know their characters, like peopled characters-their bad habits and good points." ment their permanent staff of two girls with six young peo- ple chosen from "many applicants" from the United States. England and Germany as well as Canada. "We get the usual said Evie Dunford of Mon- treal. The staff lives as part of the family in the main ranch house. Princess Irina, who is just Irina to her co-workers, had little to say when asked about her father's position as king of Romania. "I don't talk about it. It's so THE BETTER HALF very complicated." King Michael, who as- cended to the throne in 1940 at the age of 19. lost it seven years later after the Russians invaded Romania. He met his wife later, at Queen Eliza- beth's wedding ball. The family has led a fairly normal but quiet and secre- tive life since. King Michael works as a mechanical engi- neer in Geneva. Will the family ever return to Romania? "Well, you always hope." By Barnes "Just as I thought he's removed all the cen- terfolds." Deaf man comes to terms with silent world Lady Gordon, a former and obviously-loyal subject of Princess Irina's father, says the princess is "just one of the group" at the farm. "Her parents specifically said not to give her any spe- cial treatment." Lord and Lady Gordon be- gan farming in Canada 25 years ago. "I was tired of said Lady Gordon, who es- caped from behind the Iron Curtain in Romania. Each summer they aug- CALGARY (CP) Dave Burnett has learned welding carpentry and typing. He's been a barber, proofreader printer and electrical construction helper. Now he's an orthodontic technician. He wanted to be a lawyer. But Dave is deaf. Don't call him hearing-handicapped He prefers hard of hearing, hearing impaired or simply deaf Dave has come to terms with the silent world he entered when ,e, Wf when he lost his hearing, six months after an attack of German measles. There's no escape from the loneliness, the isolation among hearing people. 6 But Dave is doing all he can to help other deaf people Since September. 1972, he's been publishing a magazine, The Deaf Canadian. It's a spare-time job that takes most of his free time He s publisher, editor, reporter, proofreader, layout man everything except advertising manager. He leaves that to his wife. Lynette, who's been deaf since birth. Circulation has climbed to about in Canada, the United States and Great Britain. Dave wants equal opportunity for deaf people. That's why he publishes the magazine. invisible handicap so people often think a deaf irt DOG INHERITS STEAK LONDON (Reuter) A steak dinner every day of his life has been bequeathed to a golden retriever named Ra- jah. The will of Clarice Han- cock of Bekcnham, near Lon- don, provides the equivalent of for the upkeep of Ra- jah, who is to get 1 '2 pounds of' cooked steak and kidney, plus biscuits, each day. Mrs. Han- cock's will was 'made public Thursday. "Most deaf people are in the group of Grade 5 level in the View of hearing people. Most of them learned the vocational trades at the deaf school, but most of them are rejected be- cause most employers think these people are retarded Dave writes it all down. Sometimes his sentences are jerky in style since sign language, his natural method of com- municating, has its own grammar, different from English Most (deaf people) work as bakery laborers, gardeners helpers, never go higher than Dave writes. "Example- if I work in office downstairs, I would sit in that desk all the life no matter what. Have is lucky-he's got an employer who thinks there is no Inference between hearing and deaf people, except that per- Ivps it takes longer to train the deaf TOMATOES WESTERN FAMILY, 28 oz. tins TUNA CLOVER LEAF FLAKED, 6Vs oz. COFFEE MJB, 3lb. tin BEANS with PORK MRS. MILNES 14 02. 2589' 75' N ALLEY'S, 48 02. Banquet or Polish LIBBYS DEEP BROWNED, 14 oz. RED KIDNEY BEANS LIBBYS, 14 oz. FACIAL TISSUE 9t 100 LADY SCOTT, Economy Size b R I 2i89( LAUNDRY DETERGENT 949 OXYDOL KING SIZE 3H00 DOG FOOD PERKY, 25V20Z. tins PRIME RIB ROAST CHUCK STEAKS CROSS RIB ROAST PORK SPARERIBS GROUND BEEF Ib. 159 149 109 BURNSHIRE SAUSAGE '700 Large Casing t JJ LETTUCE RED, ROMAINE, ENDIVE, heads..... GREEN PEPPERS CALIFORNIA LARGE BELLS, Canada No. 1 NECTARINES CALIFORNIA SUN GRANDE, Ib ORANGE JUICE SNO BOY, Fresh, 64 fl. oz. 109 JELLY ROLLS LEMON or JAM RAISIN SCONES CHERRY LAYER CAKE ;