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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Flammalnlity ratings set for all floor coverings OTTAWA Standards governing flamability m rugs carpets and indoor-outdoor floor coverings arc being prepared by the federal consumers' af- fairs department and should be announced within a few months. James chief of the haz- ardous products said a market survey of all kinds of carpets available in Canada had been that meetings have already taken place with manu- facturers to discuss craft stand- ards and the final- report and recommendations now are being prepared. new standard could be out in the very near catenae local nai ar of en n q6 The Chinook Pensioners and and Senior Citizens Ladies Aux- iary will honor Mrs. R. Mrs. Florence with a rnis- rellaneous bridal shower at 2 D.m. Friday in Gym 2 of the 3vic Sports Centre. A special 'eature will be collecting favor- te recipes and helpful hints to 'orm a book for the bride. All Eriends of the bride are cordial- ly invited to attend. possibly before the end of Octo- but definitely within the next few he said in an interview Tuesday. He was commenting on a re- port by the U.S.-based Con- sumers' Union and its sister as- the Consumers' Asso- ciation of Canada pub- lished in this month's issue of Consumer that one sample of Canadian-made in- door-outdoor carpeting did hot meet U.S. standards for flama- bility. The article has no standards on flamability for carpeting sold to the Maryon Brechin of president of the said the association recommended flamability standards for car- pets eight years she said the associ- ation has worked with the de- partment in developing the standards and has been press- ing for fairly stiff requirements. Both Mrs. Brechin and Mr. Black stressed that flamability standards won't mean the car- pets would be absolutely fire- proof. The standards will mean the carpet has been so made that it will be resistant to sparks or bits of flame for a few minutes and it will burn at a slow rate. AVON Merry Christmas We Ore starting our Christmas selling To get in on the earnings. Apply Now. 328-7424 or write MRS. SCOTT 2514 23rd Ave. S. Fiery islanders can't stand the heat Members of the Fiji Islands' fire-walkers who nightly step over sizzling hot rocks at the Canadian National Ex- hibition in sit with their feet up in an air condi- tioned room while temperatures outside reached 96 fa- grees. Spokesman for the group. second from can't take this Toronto Aging queen relives days of glory By DELLA DENMAN New York Times Service South Vietnam Al- most 50 years after the reign of South Vietnam's last truly Khai ils queen and his chief concu- jines are still playing cards to- jether and acting out a defunct life. In a modest French villa iverlooking a canal in the im- perial capital of 84-year- old Queen Doan Hui spends her days genteelly taking por- ng over her antiques and gos- siping about grander days. The dynasty is now scatter- eci and most descendants of the oyal Nguyen family have tak- en on ordinary jobs as Adult Upgrading All classes operate two evenings per week os is indicated on the schedules under High School Preparatory and High School Matriculation 9.-30 p.m. FALL-PREPARATORY MATRICULATION CLASSES will begin September 5th or September 1973 will end December 19th or December 1973 The School of Continuing Education each year offers a program of evening eeuries designed for those adults who wish to upgrade their formal academic schooling. This program can assist a student 1. wishes to upgrade his academic standing for admission into a high tchoel level program. 2. wishes to gain entrance 1o various post-secondary technical institutes tuch as the Northern Institute of Technology Alberta Institute of Tech- Schools of Agriculture and Nursing Schools. 3. wishes to complete the requirements for an Alberta High School Diploma. 4. wishes to gain entrance through the Alberta High School Matriculation program to a university. 5. seeks admission to any regulai day programs offered by the tethbridge Community College. AIL CLASSES subject to a MINIMUM registration of 10 students. HIGH SCHOOl PREPARATORY COURSES BIOLOGY 120 Tuesday and Thursday CHEMISTRY 120 Monday and Wednesday ENGLISH 120 Tuesday and Thursday FRENCH 120 Monday and Wednesday MATHEMATICS.nO Monday and Wednesday MATHEMATICS 120 Monday and Wednesday PHYSICS 120 Tuesday and Thursday p.m. per course HIGH SCHOOL MATRICULATION COURSES BIOLOGY 130 Monday and Wednesday CHEMISTRY 130 Tuesday and Thursday ENGLISH 130 Tuesday and Thursday FRENCH 130 Tuesday and Thursday MATHEMATICS 130 Monday and Wednesday MATHEMATICS 131 Tuesday and Thursday PHYSICS 130 Monday and Wednesday SOCIAL STUDIES 130 Monday and Wednesday p.m. per course BASIC SKILLS PROGRAM A special program designed for students who can understand but whose level of achievement is below that of Junior High School. Individualized programs will be developed to allow each student to learn at his own rate. Each program will include elements of arithmetic general science as well os reeding and writing. 10 Mondays and beginning September 1973 73-351A p.m. BASIC ENGLISH FOR NEW CANADIANS Designed to assist any adult who wishes to speak and write English eorrect- Fy. LEVEL 1 emphasizes spoken English and includes basic word re- cognition and proper pronunciation. LEVELS 5 and 6 continue from level with a gradual shift in emphasis to include reading rind writing. By level the student will have achieved a basic in both spoken and written English. Students may ervter whatever level seems most appropriate to their 10 Tuesdays and beginning September 1973 p.m. includes oil necessary texts and For men information contact THE SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION NEW LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PHONE 327.2141 EXTENSION 228 civil servants or soldiers. Even the war-shattered remains of the royal palace inside Hue's citadel are partly occupied by South Vietnamese troops. The entire extravaganza of Khai Dinh's reign from 1916 to 1925 was essentially a facade while France ruled most of the country. But the wrinkled wo- men of the emperor's entour- age maintain their royal tradi- tions and still remember their background. Resentment is strong when etiquette is brok- en and the royal pecking order upset. The queen's move from the palace inside the forbidden traditional seat of the royal to this simple villa out- side the city walls has deprived her of some prestige. Her the country's last em- Bao a is now living in exile on the Riv- iera. But the queen stays surrounded by elaborately carved wood tables and gilt chairs. The queen a frail but imperious figure weighing no more than 90 receives visitors with dignity. was a happy but a for- mal she recalled as she THE BETTER HALF By Barnes and while you're ot clean the check the and straighten the front JACKPOT BINGO THIS THURSDAY AUGUST 30th Sponsored by Ladies' Aid of St. Peter and St. Paul's Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HAIL CORNER 12th STREET B and 7th AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts at and Is Won Every Thursday 2nd Jackpot in 52 Numbers 5th-7 No. Jackpot Pot o' Gold 256 PER CARD OR 5 FOR ALSO FREE FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE under T6 years not allowed BINGO SCANDINAVIAN HALL 229 12th St. 'C N. August 31 at 8 p.m. DOORS OPEN AT 7 P.M. NEW JACKPOT IN 56 NUMBERS 10th GAME WIN ON EMPTY CARD 4th-8th-12th GAME in 7 NUMBERS or 5 CARDS FOR POT OF GOLD Single Winner First 12 Games Neighbors Receive 50c GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE EACH 2 DOOR PRIZES 36 FREE CARDS 5 DRAWS FOR NEXT WEEK Sorry No one under 16 years of age ollowed. settled into a pearl-inlay bench and gazed at the pictures of the emperor and herself in ceie- monial dress that dominate the room. had a huge house- hold of over 500 ser- astrologers and dressmakers. We had over 100 musicians and entire royal fam- ily comprises some enough for 16 infantry divi- the queen mother com- mented. The forbidden copied from the imperial city of Pek- was splendid Dozens of wood-paneled pavi- lions and temples were set around gardens and lakes. The emperor's palace had a gold- painted curved roof covered with dragons. The concubines were housed either side. The queen mother had her own pal- ace with 70 eunuchs and more servants and ladies-in-waiting. was a succession of she said. all get dressed up and visitors would kneel before the emperor and then cross their arms in respect before talking to us. Apart official occasions the emperor and his wife saw little of each other. A Vietnam- ese wife traditionally stays in the background. then the king was often the queen mother explained. only had one child and died at Confusing surnames TORONTO Candy Cans is a stripper. Candy Kane is an actress. The one-letter difference in tiheir surnames was an embar- rassment to the actress in the past but she now thinks it may be a boon. It was embarrassing for Miss Kane when confusing her with the raided a Vancouver nightclub where the actress was doing a Diamond Lil routine. She has had other embar- rassing moments. Recently a newspaper credited her with a rise from burlesque to the Stratford Festival. Laughing at the Miss Kane says the publicity well increase my self- esteem to a point where my hat size would match my A 53-year-old grand- mother of Miss Kane says she has never met the stripper. ALBERTA 3 DAYS OF BACK-TO-SCHOOL SPECIALS AUG. 31 AND SEPT. 1 THURS. AND FRl. 9 A.M. TO 9 P.M. SAT. 9 A.M. TO 5 P.M. ALL REGULAR IP'S OFF ALL REGULAR OFF ALSO CHECK SAVINGS OF TO ON TAPE CASES RADIOS STEREOS CASSETTE PLAYERS-RECORD AND TAPE ACCESSORIES Official greetings for newcomers Lethbridge hospitality got an- other boost recently with the announcement that Fran Harris has been named manager-host- ess for the Hi Neighbour wel- come service. Mrs. Harris will visit all new- including the 45 fam- ilies who moved into the city last carrying official greetings from the the fire chief and the Chamber of Commerce. She will present the newcom- ers with a folder containing in- formation about the city and its many activities and facilit- providing a some rec- ipes and locations of churches and recreation cen- tres. Local merchants co-operating with the Hi Neighbour program provide gift certificates for Mrs. Harris to present to new- comers. there is no selling and no obliga- tion to buy from these spon- sors. Mrs. busy with plans for her official start Sept. has already made a few calls. people I have called on certainly appreciate this she said. pretty hard moving into a new place. The phone doesn't ring nobody calls on you till you get Although originally from Cal- Mrs. Harris has been a losal resident for 25 years. makes me a Lethbridge- she grinned. She worked for the Chamber of Commerce for 10 years and later for the Royal Bank. FRAN HARRIS welcomes newcomers enjoy meeting she said. why I enjoyed working at the bank and the Chamber of Her new jobs consist of on people and getting and getting them to- gether more or less introduc- ing new people to the mer- chants. work when I'm In the she I try to call on all the newcom- ers during the All newcomers and brides-to- be interested in obtaining fur- ther infonnaton about the wel- come service are invited to call Mrs. Harris at 327-2373. School difficult for blind MONTREAL Writing examinations takes Sandra Chris Theoret and Karen Maurer twice as long as their classmates but they don't complain about the extra work. Chris and Karen are biind students who graduated from the elementary school run by the Montreal Association for the Blind and are continuing their high school studies at Montreal West high school. Examinations are written in the school library and super- vised by Elizabeth head of the school's math department. Miss Tate got involved in aid- ing blind students when Mont- real West accepted its first blind student five years ago. Completing an exam can take a blind student twice the time alloted to sighted students. the questions are multiple choice they have to study each line and remember them said Miss Tate. can see all the choices at a TOOK ALL DAY Association volunteers tran- scribe exam questions into braille or tape them prior to the exam and the students type the answers. Recently Karen had two exams. Her classmates com- pleted both in hours while it took Karen from a.m. to 4'50 p.m. with a half hour off for lunch. she Is one of the quick added Miss Tate. The three girls live at the as- sociation a 20-minute' from and go home on weekends. At school they do math In braille and use typewriters for other subjects. Class assign- ments are typed at turned in the naxt day. do well at said Miss Tate. students treat them Montreal West's first blind student five years Charlene has graduated and now is attending Dawson College with a view to becoming a social worker. POLARIZED LENSES POLARIZED LENSES com- pletely eliminate annoying glare from water high- ways and beaches. And now you can hava them in your own pre- Drive more safe- ly. See more clearly. Fram- ed in our zmgy new plat- ovals or octagons. Order them todayl OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. run i O O O O O O O O O Q O O O O O O O O OO SIAIPLY CHARGEX WELCOMI STERLING SHOES 320A 6th ST. S. PHONE 327-3344 ;