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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD August 1973 j-ctmuy Program underway for latch-key child EDMONTON The latch-key child. He's any age from 6 to and usually wears a house key on a string around his neck. His mother leaving him alone in the morning to get off to school on his own. He has to make his own unless he goes to an ele- mentary school that provides hot lunches. And he's respon- sible for himself after school. Latest figures that in Edmonton about chil- dren under 14 have working mothers. Some of the mothers make arrangements for baby- housekeepers or neigh- while others leave their children to fend for themselves. One of the ways to meet these children's need for supervision and a caring adult when their parents are absent is a type of day-care often called 8-12-4 pro- grams. There are only two such pro- grams in Edmonton but there's a move by parents and A J calendar of ar of JL ocal ings There will be a meeting of the Women's Centre Thursday at 8 p.m. at 542 7 St. S. Guest speaker will be Marilyn More- from the steering com- mittee of the Alberta Options for Women Council in Calgary. The Anne Campbell Singers will hold a practice Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. at South- minster United Church for the program whidh is to be present- ed Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Leth- bridge and District Horticultur- al Society at the Exhibi- tion Pavilion. Girls are asked to please wear their long white dresses. The Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens Ladies' Auxil- affiliated with the nation- al and provincial hold a picnic Friday. Mem- bers are asked to meet at the eivic centre at 2 p.m. to leave en the bus for the home of Mr. and Mrs. Iven Kesler. Bingo will be part of the will end with a potluck supper at 4 p.m. tea and coffee will be provided. Members are asked to bring a dish for as well as utensils. Members and friends welcome. T The Fraternal Order of Ea- Aerie will hold a regular meeting Thursday at 8 p.m. All brothers are urged to attend. day-care personnel to start more this fall. Sheila director of day-care for the says the average cost of such which usually ran in the early noon hour and after is about a day per child. not expensive in terms of what the kids do when they're not physical destruction of property to developing emotional prob- she says. believe a child should be supervised up to ths age of or 10 at the absolute minimum. They're impulsive and not able to think of consequences. They're not In the summer the 8-12-4 programs become similar to regular day-long with a program of like parents might do with their own child in the going to the play- The space available in schools with declining enrolments could be used for programs for latch- key suggests Mrs. Campbsll. Mrs. Campbell says these programs couldn't be in- corporated in the present school system of the way it's set up with rigid organization and if high schools can opsn at why cp.n't ele- mentary schools open earlier Mrs. Campbell feels the open- area rooms would work well for such programs. could have just two staff corns with the kids arriving gradually as their parents leave for then add more staif as the load increases until classes Society combats depression The John Howard Society provides many services for inmafes of the provincial including professional Counselling. One of ihe society's money-raising events is the annual House and Garden Tour and to be held this year from 1 to p.m. on Aug. 29. Drs. Harry Afaganis and Stan Freyman and Messrs. Norman Jack Gcurlay and Jorgen Maegaard will open their homes for public inspection. Tea 'be served from 1 to 4 in the auditorium of the gaol on the Old Coaldale Read. Over-ripe produce lacks vitamins Larry Paruien receives the original art for his Wee Whimsy Send yours to ihit paper BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY P.M. Jackpot in 53 Numbers 12 Games in 7 Numbtrt 4th 8th Games Doubled In 7 5 Cards 3 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE SEE THE AMAZING 4-WAY VORWERK The cleaner that will revolutionize house cleaning FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd AVE. PHONE 327-6070 By JEAN SHARP CP Women's Editor TORONTO Vege- tables and fruit that are tired or over-ripe or damaged don't taste as gocd as they and they aren't as good for you. You can do yourself a kind- ness by starting out with the freshest produce you can says Faye Clack. She is co- ordinator for the Ontario re- gional division of the Fresh for Flavor a pro- ducers' group. Mrs. Clack says ycu may have to shop around local su- permarkets to find the one that has the freshest and check the days it arrives. is always a bad day. Usually Wednesday when they prepare counters for the weekend. supermarkets have signs that tell you if produce is locally grown. That should be and it may be more If you she con- sider buying at countryside fruit and vegetable stands that may be right in front of the farm that grew the pro- duce. go to stores that spe- cialize in fruits and' vege- tables. They're both inter- ested in repeat customers. sure vegetables and fruit are not damaged in any way and are not over-ripe. a vegetable has gone past the stage of or if it's it will have lost its vitamins. you prepare vege- use a sharp be- cause a dull knife may muti- late and you lose vitamins. You tear lettuce in- stead of cutting it for the same reasan. ''Greens should be washed in cold water and patted dry with an absorbent or linen j towel to reduce wilting and decay and loss of vitamins. Vitamin C is water soluble end -will be taken up by water left on the greens. they're patted put them into a plastic bag or crisper. If they're still a bit put a couple of paper Large small budget Mich. How do you feed a family of 13 for just a week these For Peg Shields of Muskegon it means strict com- parison shopping and no fancy meals. just don't serve fancy meals and I save the tail ends of Mrs. Shields said. quit buying very much meat but the money still is all Breakfast for the 11 children generally is toast and cereal. At sandwiches of peanut butter or luncheon meat are on ths menu. can make one of those.72- slice blocks of cheesa last for a couple of if I really watch it and ration it out care- she said. PARENTS SERVE Most dinners are liver or fish dishes. And the parents serve everyone. Mrs. Shields from a fa_mily of 16 and one thing I for BACK-TO-SCHOOL CLOTHES You can save many dollars on your Back-to-School clothes by sewing your especially on these advertised items. On sale Friday and Saturday. LIGHT COLOR PLAIDS cf nylon and white or natural color ground. Ideal for skirts. 5.39 SPECIAL..............YD. TARTAN PLAIDS Many well-known woven from wash- able acrylic. Very smart tor jumpers. Reg. 4.95 SPECIAL ..............YD. SEERSUCKER PLAIDS Of acrylic. Does not need ironing will make ideal school wear. Only few patterns.left. COTTON SUEDE Looks and feels like real suede. Make your sport jacket and save dollars. gold. SPECIAL .............YD. 4-49 GRAND HOUNDSTOOTH In the of polyester. Machine and hand washable. navy checks.............. YD. EMBROIDERED DENIMS Navy with yellow or red emhroid- QR will make a smart denim outfit ..............YD. SPECIAL........YD. 2-89 NAVY DENIMS in popular weight. ........YD. Silko Una 320 7th ST. SOUTH AIT A. learned at home was that the foods are dished out on the plates for the kids. If we let them help there probably wouldn't be any left for the last The food budget is stretched by buying six loaves of day-old bread for and picking wild mushrooms to pickle and freeze.. Fried mushrooms often are their entire she re- ported. For there are pop- ice cream and popcorn. Potato chips she under lock and to save for meals. Fresh fruit is out because bag of apples lasts half a day here this gang. And we just can't afford to buy on her husband Harold's gross pay of weekly from his job as an assembler. At the Mrs. Shields starts with the basics and then moves to delicacies if there is money enough. always use my little adding machine when I go shopping from store to she added. kids are good about not comolaining because they really do like the stuff we serve. But the.other one of my boys asked me if I remembered us having a big meat dinner. used to have a six-pound roast and make a meal oi then use the leftovers for stew. But the kids are growing up row and eat I bet we haven't had a roast in four But Mrs. Shields added never say I wish I didn't have all these kids. I do say I wish I had more and out of town The first official practice of the season for the Anne Camp- bell Singers will be held Mon- day from 5 to 7 p.m. in South- minster church hall. New mem- bers are asked to call Mrs. Campbell at 327-8707 prior to Monday. Any girl 14 years of age and older who enjoys sing- ing is welcome to join the Anne Campbell Singers. The girls' newest Lit- tle is now available from Leisters' Mrs. or may be ordered through any choir member. towels in the bag to absorb moisture. grapes tomatoes should be left on the counter unless they're too ripe. all have a better taste. Greenhouse people rec- ommend that you don't put their tomatoes in the refrig- erator. and grap-ss you can wash right away because they have a protective skin. Don't wash berries or they'll be- come saturated with water. Put them right into the fridge or dump them into a bowl and pick them if you're going to store them a few hours. Princess Anne 23 today These contrasting informal and formal are special birthday pictures taken by Lord Lichfield. Preparations are now proceeding for hsr big day at Westminster Abbey on Nov. when she is to marry Captain Mark the grab bag MAUREEN JAMIESON rpHE WOMAN is usually where the action so she should keep the family according to pro- fessional photographer Doris Pinney. You can get very good fam- ily shots with inexpensive she and if you get a camera that gives you instant you can show them to everyone right away. Often the family will want you to take more and will even put forward sugges- tions for a better pose. There are lots of ways to make people relax in front of the camera. When Mrs. ney gets uptight she tells them to 'tense be- cause she's ready to shoot. For some this seems to work. For large groups get everyone ES close together ss possible. Keep the back- ground simple. a Not too long we de- cided to renew our tatty old broadloom. I naively went shopping around with a few vague ideas about color in and discovered there are literally hundreds of dif- ferent styles and qual- ities on the market. I made my final selection in a state of bemused stupi- and hoped for the best. Which is why I was so pleased to find in my mail a booklet entitled Your Guide to Floor Fashion answering dozens of impor- tant questions on carpet buy- ing. Among other it tells which types are best suited Today's young people have grown up in the synthetic fibre and few of them even remember living with- out easy care permanent press. For some strange fashion's big return to the good old days has signalled a resurgence of 'natural' fab- like untreated silk and wool. Make sure you know what fabircs you're buying when you choose your new fall and know how to care for them. Untreated cottons and lin- new avail- abls only at this time of are really delightful. To get the most food value out of but leave the skins on. To fancy them up a here's a novel idea from Agriculture New Potato Casserole 12 small new potatoes 2 cup chopped onion Vt cup chopped celery 2 tblsp butter green lawn. a sofa with some some sitting. But all close together. One of Mrs. Pinney's profes- sional tricks is to stand on stairs or small so she's looking down on the group. Nsver ask a child 'do you want your picture Even a two-year-old can say 'no.' give the child a 'would you rather hold your teddy bear or your yellow duck for this If he participates in the he'.ll really want a good photograph tak- en of him. Everyone can get action shots says Mrs. Pinney. For good press the camera against your forehead and and keep your elbows at your sides. This creates a kind of tripod to make your candids sharp. for heavy traffic when and where to use lux- ury type what to use in a family or living on the in the or outdoors. It also gives hints for choos- ing your colors and lists tha advantages and disadvan- tages of the different types of carpeting. A big bonus feature is a chart of recommended stain removers to use on the vari- ous fabrics. If you see carpeting in your it's well worth your while to pop over to Simp- sons Sears and pick up a copy of Your Guide to Floor Fashion Selection. It costs nothing but a cou- ple of minutss of your time. ens. for should not be laundered with because they have a tendency to lint. To naturals should be sci'led by color. Wash whites in hot pastels in and bright or dark colors in cold water. Silk usually requires dry but if it is labelled it should be treated as a delicate fabric. For always check the manufacturer's label for specific instructions on dry machine or hand washing. 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup 34 cup water 1 tblsp chopped fresh parsley Scrub potatoes and place in six-cup baking dish. Saute onion and celery in melted until trans- parent. Blend in soup and water. Pour over potatoes. Cover and bake at 350 de- grees until potatoes are ten- der about hours. Sprin- kle with parsley. Serves six. TO SCHOOL IN BENEFIT SHOES The store with a competent fully experienced trained to fit all feet correctly. For the Teen and College Set New Wild Woelleys New Two tones New Miss Susan new Hush Puppies It doesn't piy to Ukt dunces growing led We Stock A Full Selection Of SAVAGE SHOES for JUST For the ultimate in comfort NEW FALL AMALFI'S B E N E F I T S H O E S From the Men's Den By ACTON GALE HUSH PUPPIES BENEFIT SHOES LTD- 615 4th S. 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