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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Ann Landers DIOMl ANN I.ANDKRS: I can'l lalk to people. 1 don't knew to say. I can'l sUirt a couversaliun nr keep one Koine. When I'm in n Broup I sil ami listen. By I he lime I think somotliini! to say, il's loo laic. My husband is n wonderful talker. He has been to so many plates ami dune su many Unrigs. like lo listen lo him. Hill I liovcn't been any place and I never do anything Even in a family group I'm a (lummy. I just sit there. It is so embarrassing when snmnonc nolices. For example. Insl nielli my In'oUiur-in-law piped up, "And now let's hear from llic silent member" meaning me, of course. Every- nne laujilvd ami I wanted to die This problem is ruining niy Please help. .Super Quid. SIJPKK: Wlicrc (lid you get the idea Ilial people expeel tit-slinking pronouncements or pearls of wisdom every lime you ripen mouth'.' Why are you afraid to say something that is less than brilliant? Does everyone who speaks up in your presence display oracular wisdom? If you read this newspaper thoroughly, you should have a fairly good idea of v.-lial's going on in the world and if you don'l maylic THIS is a good place lo start. Speak up when you have something lo say and don't feel self-conscious if you remain silent. The world needs morn listeners and fewer talkers. DEAR ANN LANDERS: 1 would like to say something to the 17-year-old guy who just discovered sex lasl year and Is making it wilh 12 differer.l girls. He can't understand why he is dead tired all the lime and wants In know if it's "nor- mal." His signature was "Dragging My Caboose." 1 can tell you a thiiif! or two about that lunatic because I was one of the 12. The reason I know lie's guy is be cause he was bragging all over school this morning thai his letter made Ann Landers' column. The minute he made thai stalemcnl, his count went down to 11. I used to think you were n square, talking aboul virginity and the value of saving yourself for somebody decent, the high price of free, love and how Hie girl always pays whether uric realizes il al the lime or not. You said Ihc price is guilt anil shame, a ruined reputation and finally M self respect. You hit mo right in the face with all of it. Ann, and I want, tn let know I'm .sorry 1 ridiculed you awl I've learn- ed my lesson. Slow -Study M.S. The envelope was sealed but I opened it to add this. Two oliicr nirl.s in my gym class just told me they were also among the 12 Now they want nnthing more to do with him. This moults bis count is down to nine. If it keeps lip he's going lo get plenty of rest. Thanks, Ann. S.S. DKAR S.S.: Never mind about HIM, honey. Keep this column handy. Some les.sons need to he learned more than once y, Auguil 1 "2 TH{ LtlHBRIDGS MERAIB IS NOMINATIONS ARE INVITED FORTHE ANNUAL ALBERTA GOVERNMENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Achievement Awards are made annually to those Albcrtans who, during Ihc pas! year, have earned ontstantiinR on a national international basis for ttieir BrromplislHnen'.s. Therr arc two categories: 1'UOKIvSSlONAL OK OCCUPATIONAL SKKVK'E Thi.1! award in be in.Mlc In an inrfivirtual or jjroup of nuhvirhjals wlioye rontrihution. on a or voluntary hasis. has been during Ihe period SopU-mhor 1, lo AuKiisl -Tl. 1072. or whose contribution has been exceptional enough to warrant rccofiiiition U 0 contrihntious over many Tins .iv.-nrd Uf lir- hi o trains. al fhc amalcur love) in nalinnaljy f'nnadinn or inleruationnl rompcHtinns hrtwron SffilrrnhiT 1. 1071 and AIIRUSI 31. 1072 Imlivithial-1: nuisl lnv lirst (ilarr winners m rnnnrhan first. Sr'fiHul itr wiimrrs in iiitcriiHtmnnl t Kitrli nfitniiirf inusl be a nv.irlenl of Allx-rla, nml inusl liavf a niul .iccfiiulrr. AH iicininalions tniiM hr snhniillcd In Srplcmln-r 107K. tlif aH.T-hrd nnjfion loifav nr wrilo {f.r full drills and nomination forms, TO A Unrein of F'nhlir Mtsu Ilnnm 1.1f> I Kitntnnfnn, AF'F'I.K AT1ONS i.il I nOVF.RNMTNT OF Wlberra Royal School of Needlework assisted 'poor genlleivomen' SKY-HIGH FASHIONS wilh British Europeon Airways arc wear- ing o selection of mix-and-malch styles on d colors designed by coulurier Hardy Amies. The ufiilorms were designed to allow for the expression of individuality. Stewardesses get new look LONDON British European Airways now offers something new in Hie air a completely w look for the airline's stew- d esses and passenger service with chit ties that eneour self-expression. The new uniforms, designed lending couturier Ji a rd y nies, are the n-.suil of months research, during which 41X1 BA girls were consulted, and splay clean, crisp pace-set- look for the '70s that reaks completely awny from trace of the early military' ok tmd stresses elegance and iminity. Medium and lightweight nrJ jrm.s have carefully de- gned lo suit climatic changes. nri there are different looks r air and ground staff. Dresses, blouses and cover- Is will be issuet! in varying olofs so thai a girl can dress o her mood. The basic color i.s still Ihnl of he air...... a slightly darker blue han normal hut there the milarily i-nds. new long, .endn look allows the skirt lo on Ihe kr.eu to highlight legance and style The uni- orms will in full service y next summer. Hardv Amies has definite rea- sons for his choice in design, (would know at B glance Hi at He explained: "1 wanted lojthcy work for I1KA. make sine that Hie girls would "There is a strong look lady-like and elegant, and at the same time that everyone Growth slmved currerJ trend away from uniformity, es- j pec tally among the young, so I i have designed a uniform which j does allow the expression of in- dividuality. This is achieved by the use of interchangeable col- ors based on the strong red. white and bine theme associ- ated with the airline. LONDON" A -school founded a renUiry ago to pro vitle "suitably employment tor poor gentlewomen" i.s Jourishing arid prosperous in an age of technology and mass production. Tfie .school, founded by Princess Christian of Schles- wig-Fiolstem. is Ihe Royal School of Needlework, It ap- pea red at a time when the choice of skills "poor gentle- i women'' inigh I respect a bly i Ii-arn was limited, Jn its centenary year tlie school can claim worldwide reputation. Only the splendid I late Vidorian hnu.se. with its 1 :l and wide crimson t. carpeted staircase, which at- commodates it retains tlw peaceful and unhurried 10th- century atmosphere. The subjects In the syllabus I read rather like museum la- i crewel work, patch- work, samplers, church knee- ler.s and nlackwork (the Eliza- hcthan technique used Eor small pieces such as cuffs, with meticulous stilcling all in hlack and But Ihc heads bent over the j jo i nbroi d ery from CK are i mostly young and there are at present students on the i register, These gi rls, some taking private lesions, others doing R full two years' prenticeship, have chosen this career from among the many open to them in 1972 because they want to do ex- acting and above all lasting work. JOI1S ASSURED They learn basic, traditional in this type of needlework methods have not changed with (he years and then it is a question of experi- ence and the development of their own individual skills. There is such a demand now for Uw school's services that apprentices who pass their two-year course success- fully are assured jobs in the workrooms, where commis- sions are carried out. Others may go on to restoration work in museums. And today many of Britain's stately homes open lo the pub- lic have skilled embroiderers permanently employed main- taming thter needlework treasures. The school's patron is hie j Queen Mother and the pre.si- dent is Princess Alice. Count- j e.ss of Athlone and of a former govern ur-genei al of Canada, wlio frequently pays informal visits. One of t IK; ir.OH I f n J n rn is pieces lo pass through Ihe workroom was Ibf cat which the late tjueet cnibroidei'cd the and border. She these to the school t o be m oun t a nd joimxJ before t.Vie carfxH was sold to Canada for mucli needed dollars shorliy lite Second World War. And a young member of the present Royal Family, Pirn- rcss Alexandra, cousin (lie Queen, is an enthusiastic and skilled tapestry worker. IU AS HUSINKSS The needlework school is run on business lines and cJe- fxiiiris for revenues on fees for courses of instruction, the many private lessons given, (be embroidery commissions ynd restorations uiulei taken a nrl t be wel shop. This .shop sells everything re- quired by the embroiderer, silks, wools, dames, can- vasses and literature. As a charity reconized by the Inner London Education Authority, the school has the j .status of an instruction centre i and holds evening classes for j further education for which i pupils can gel grants. This means that the skills taught j reach a wide cross-section of i I people. 'I he school ran oul two major functions, creaf- inj: the beautiful objects j museum j pieces anrj heiriooms of tbo i future and restoring the cm- 1 broideries of Ihe past, highly .skilled and tihsk which, of if, an I exrxin.sive one. j Many rrf wmmihsionJi tin; school undertakes relate et for 1 to 'Ienls of historic interest, 'i. v .suclf as colors and Jiiii y ..j. ecclesiastical pieces uluch will be seen The exquisite golri embroidery on the train of the Quwn'x I'oronulion robos was under- iakon b> the sciiool, Eighteen dilfcrenl types of gold wira v.ere used to embroider design or leaves and wheat WITH Often the present Js linker! with Uie pa'iL in particu- tar piece of work, as when the municipal anthorities of Hast- ings commissioned in 196fi a series of panels 2-33 feet long executed in applique embroid- ery. The panels were to com- memorate the Sanding of Will- iam the Conqueror MO years earlier. One of the school's largest and most important projects has taken five years of metic- ulous work This consists of a series of panels in applique embroidery, 264 feel long, commissioned by Dul- verton for presentation to the Imperial War Museum. Lon- don, and commemorating Op- eration historic D-Day landings in Normandy SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL Lolt of mending fo do? A wedding A lo be emotive? Rani and Sew with a gargeoui KENMORE ZIG ZAG from Simpioni-Seori. 328-9231 Or Drop In Al Simpsons-Sears, Centre Village Mali For Complete Detaili BOSTON (API Using slkn- utant dnigs to control the be- havior of hyperactive children ctiulcl suppreis their groftlh. says a Maryland research Croup. In g released In Llie Now England .Tmimal of Medi- cint, rcstiarcjhfirs flt the Balli- inoro Comity departmenl of hnalfli said Iwo commonly used stimulants suppressed tlw nor- niAl woieht gain of 29 children surveyed. 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