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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tnt mniwiuvt nc English or Galsby look tor men By MARGARET NESS NEW YORK There really are only two looks in men's and re- laxed. there are many variations between. They can be bridged by but- tons and stitching. Add a tartan vest to a banker's grey flannel suit and you have a debonair casualness. Add suede trim to pockets and lapels and the suit can have both a city and a country life. Within this two-look frame there is always a seasonal em- shasis. This fall it has two fac- the Gatsby look and the English country look. The Gatsby revives the 1920s and 1930s with its emphasis on fancy bow ties. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Dental Mechank Capital Furniture Bldg. PHONE 328-7684 The English country look runs to leather trims. Actually the English country look is perhaps the more du- rable. These are ust part of the fall fashion picture. Always there has to be something some- thing different. Even if it's only the width of a belt or the size of the lapels. Major fashion changes move slowly. a balance has re- turned to men's re- ported a men's clothing house at the fall showings by the Men's Fashion Association of America. a comeback of a more clas- sic look. Now as well as want sophistication in their In the 1960s especially young found dressing was fun. It was the in thing to look shabby. Jeans were universal with the young. as Mi- chael Stern it's OK to look well-to-do again. This fall there's a feeling of refine- ment. man Is far more sure of what he says Jerry merchandising manager for Pendleton. And what he wants is good basic fashion plus a few new fashion looks to make things inter- esting. love is... lending some- one a helping band. There's a great re- vival in wool but the worldwide demand has depleted the wool market and sent the prices up. But it's still the favorite fabric for suits and coats. Flannel is looming a favorite. But banker's grey is no longer the only flannel color worn by busi- ness men. A loden-green flannel suit with plaid vest was shown as a new but correct city suit com- bination. Tweeds are popular reflecting the English coun- try look. Other fall fabrics In- elude camel corduroy and blends as well as double knits. Camel is way-out in front as the favorite and ap- pears in every fabric. Included in the men's fashion showings in camel were a polyester-and- wool sports a corduroy vested a hair hopsack a cashmere sports jacket worn with plaid and a wool twill suit. Plaids are very fall important as a a or slacks or vest. Sears pants that fit. Active Pants for active people. They're pants tiat in all the right that move when you that never or scrunch that machine wash and dry like a They're courtelle acry- lic pants double knit to enr jure shape retention. Neo spun-dyed to ensure color fastness. Two both camel and green. 10-16. 2-button waist with zip fly......... 16.00 Pull-ons with elastic waist and about 15.00 ladies' Spartfwcgr at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarsntea or money refunded end free delivery 1 Ltd. STORE Open doily from a.m. to 5-.30 p.m. end Fri. a.m. to p.m. Centre Village Mall. Telephone 328-9231 A X' Just around Sleven Shipleyv gives David Can ime the old one-two in the school play- while a smiling Jack Smienk sup ervises the somewhat painful operation. ome decorating is fun By JUDE TURIC Herald Staff Writer mood and personal lifestyls are the keynotes to successful interior decorat- according to Betty Kas- perski. person can stick to every rule of interior or break every and still corns iro with an liveable and tasteful she said. Mrs. who stud-- led interior design while in London through the LaSaUe Extension explained that the initial step in any decorator planning is pen and paper. all of your planning on paper no matter whether you want to furnish the whole apartment or or just one room. So many people who try to carry a a floor-plan or a drapery fab- ric in their only dis- cover what they've bought clashes with what they've she said. She you have just one object anything that you it can be used as a basis for an entire color scheme. Take a look at the colors in that or even a swatch of ma- terial and work around them to accent and draw out a spe- cial mood. always a good idea to use something experts have put together like a drape or rug. They know what they're and working around an expert's finished product will really She stressed that a room always needs a focal something which will draw- attention and make people remember that room. ''A natural fireplace is the possible focal point. Next is a window and people should remember that drapes and sheers aren't the only things to put on windows. Blinds are most attractive if placed in the right with the right accessories. DECORATE BY Mrs. Kasperski commented that mood and feeling are very strongly established by color and s h o u 1 d be of major import- ance when decorating. with color. Don't be afraid to get away from the neutral shades the choices today are almost end- less and every color brings a feeling with it. No one color scheme is good for every room. You have to remem- ber you'll want more light in the perhaps a live- ly or toned down and definitely a subdued color for the dining room so the guests don't get She explained the idea of taking one basic carpet unless it's available in various textures for differ- ent traffic wsar. In reference to Mrs. Kasperski claimed the greatest mistake a y o u ng couple can make is to con- sider in sets of interests and life- styles will change about two or three and what's right now will be probably be very wrong within a few she said. you take the time to plan and buy just exactly what you need. Some- thing to sleep on neces- sarily a a mattress with lots of cushions will and something to eat on. She said dual purpose pieces like tables which serve as storage places or good period pieces which can blend and move great to have around. things from Raises lost to costs OTTAWA The aver- age family income rose 16 per cent between 1989 and Statistics Canada has reported. rising prices in. that period ate up about seven per cent of the in- crease. The average income in was compared with in 1969. The statistics bureau's fig- ures show that average in- come of persons not in fami- lies increased by about eight per cent to in from in With a low of in Newfound- land to a high of in On- tario. The highest average family income in the same year was in compared with a low of in Prince Edward Island. The survey indicated that 14 per cent of families had an income in the 'to 999 range. This was the larg- est single income group. Another 13.8 per cent had Incomes in the to 999 range. A further 13.2 per cent had incomes of be- tween and Only 2.7 per cent of fami- lies had an income in excess of while 214 per cent had an income of less than a specific are perfect for smart she added. low chest of drawers might convert into an extra seating space when cushions are tossed on it. Or it could be movsd into a living room for an end table with storage or later into a hall. The possibilities are endless. And buying well designed pieces insures that your fur- niture will be used in your house and not end up in the basement as useless QUALITY NOT QUANTITY Mrs. Kasperski advised that buying furniture of a good de- is pleasing to the buyer and fits the is better than investing little capital and receiving little wear. good design will draw the eye. whether it's period or completely avante garde. some of the designs we consider contemporary have been around for a very long time. glass and plastics are becoming very big and they're a good buy. VDU should also keep in mind that mixing designs and styles can be and done very tastefully. You don't need all all Spanish or all mo- She also said that mixing textures in a room is impor- tant to good-looks and creat- ing a mood. home should reflect your your what you're happy with and what you like. K achieving that means you have to break every rule do It's she said. When choosing Mrs. Kasperski suggested a person should be completely happy with what has been bought. buy a picture just to have something on your I lived for years with- bare walls until I found the perfect pictures. everything doesn't have to be done all at once. Take your time and please yourself. And remem- ber color. It's the single most important factor in decorat- ing. A young couple who can't afford the best in furniture should put their money into it's the poor man's As a last Mrs. Kasperski said people be afraid to experi- to get away from the too much fun to dec- orate to pass it up with hasty Family Living Human dignity threatened EDMONTON Human dignity is being threatened by a creeping utilitarian Bet-nice director of the Edmonton chapter of Birth- told the annual conven- tion of the Catholic Women's League of Canada. a non-profit or- ganization offering emergency counselling to pregnant wom- was founded in Toronto in 1968 to' the life of the unborn 'We are hearing phrases like the utilitarian being and the per- fect being more and more fre- said Mrs. Ward. there is so much to be gained from caring about the less-than- the the re- tarded The CWL has supported Birthright financially and by providing volunteer services. Delegates also heard Freddie Morrish describe the Edmonton women's shelter which she be- lieved is unique in North Am- erica. The financed by the provincial and municipal gov- ernments and public contribu- is a temporary home for transient women providing food with no strings women who come to us have the right to refuse rehab- ilitation. We feel it is their right to choose the way they and if they should want we are there. only thing we ask of a woman is her said Mrs. Morrish. The which has 15 beds accommodates 40 to 50 women during the many of them natives. Transient women are not only an Edmonton Mrs. Morrish encouraging CWL delegates to find out what is being done for transient wom- en in their communities. Restaurants feel pinch TORONTO Restau- feeling the pinch of rising food have started serving smaller portions. Jack executive vice-president of the Canadian Restaurant said here that this is easier than frequently changing prices. He and other experts in the food industry were interviewed when they gathered for a lirvh- eon at the Canadian National Exhibition Dalton president of Dalmar Foods a catering company that supplies the CNE's main dining said his business has suffered in the last months. I'm ashamed of some of the prices we-have to charge. he said. are torn between taking some things off the or leaving them on and letting people de- He said many of his suppliers are suffering because their prices were set last January and they are bound to contracts pegged at last winter's prices. Harry vice-president and general-manager of Dessert Wagon said he had to raise the price of his pies about seven per cent of re- cent increases in flour and lard prices. price of raw materials is climbing so we can't keep up with the said Allan vice-president of the Food Products Associ- ation in Toronto. MARRIAGE COUNSELLING ALASTAIR MONT PHONE OFFICE 328-1191 RESIDENCE 327-8946 CALORIE COUNT A medium-sized apple con- tains only 70 calories as com- pared to 168 calories for a milk chocolate bar and 115 calories for a small bag of plain potato SEE THE AMAZING 4-WAY VORWERK The cleoner that will revolutionize houie cleaning FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1944 3rd AVE. S. PHONI 3274070 ;