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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, Deeembw S, 1978 For The Record By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Family Editor ALTHOUGH it sometimes gives us all cause for wonder, the future of this country is indeed in 6 If the young of Alberta are anything as enthusias- tic about this province as a few of the young in Saskatchewan, we've nought to fear. The Alberta tourist office received the following letter from Willowbrook, Sask. Willowbrook, for those few of you who aren t from Saskatchewan, Willowbrook is down around that country of Yorkton, Salteoats, and Ituna. It's that desolate strip you suffer through on your way to the big cities like Winnipeg and Toronto, and say "is this the The letter reads as follows: Dear Sirs: My secretary and I have studied Alberta and it s surroundings After studying this information we have decided that we would like to open a tourist and in- formation office, with your permission, of course. My secretary and I are willing to distribute the Alberta tourist kit, free, to more Canadian and foreign people. My secretary is 11 years old in grade six and I am twelve years old in grade 8. I so hopefully hope your answer for us to form a office will be yes. Yours sincerely Pres. Glen M. Lemchuk Sec. Wendy Chizma The tourist office replied that in order to open such an operation one needed all the accoutrements of a business office. Not to be daunted by one failure and in true pioneer spirit of Saskatchewanites, the following letter sped back through the mails. Dear Sirs: Receiving your letter, we have found that we can- not make the requirements for a travel information bureau. So we wish to drop the subject out of our mind completely. I thank you for your help and so does my all is I got to conclude is to say thanks and maybe we may be able to have one when we grow up. Yours truly, Glen M. Lemchuk What Glen doesn't know is that by the time he grows up he won't be reading about Alberta and writing about Alberta, he'll be living in Alberta. FOR THE RECORD there's been enough griping and complaining in this city about inconsider- ate clots who let traffic pile up while they wait for_a car to back out of parking places so they can have it. One traffic snarl could have been easily avoided Friday if the persons involved had just turned the corner and gone into the Car Park. It's the feeling of odd man out as you sit in the middle of an intersection with a car coming at you broadside as the light changes, and you pray he's had his brakes checked recently, the streets are well gravelled and his hostility is well harnessed. The only solution since police officers obviously can't be on every corner every minute; is to take down the offending motorist's license number, and report him or her. He may not realize what he does by holding up traffic, but I suspect there are those who just don't care whom they inconvenience or put in danger as long as they park the eight- or ten-foot width of the sidewalk from the door they wish to enter. BUSY BUSY Mrs. LJI Allison, left and Mrs. Bertha Woolfe, right, pre- pare for the Christmas season, and its wonderland of goodies to eat. Big peppermint paddies are coming out of their assembly line faster than they can be eaten. Right, official taster. Bill Woolf surveys a batch of choco- lates ready for boxing. It could be paradise for someone with a sweet Christmas tooth. Homemade chocolates too good to wait for By CHRISTINE PUHL Herald Staff Writer "I could never teach groups how to make chocolates be- cause I get too involved when I'm making said Mrs. Bertha Woolf of Lethbridge. Every year she starts in ear- ly November making fondarot at least 16 flavors, totalling Beating the fondant Is the next'step and Bill Woolf plays an important role. "It's his strong arms that make my chocolates a said Mrs. Woolf. "I never have time to experi- ment with many she said. "I start making them, too close to Christmas." She was laughing about a friend who j candies per batch. Her sister-in-law, Mrs. Lil LC'son first to with real rum. "The rum didn't even flavor the fondant and then she had to add coco- nut to absorb all the extra moisture." The old saying, melts in your and sprmklSg ever since.- mouth b o 1 d s to home- chocolates are es- made chocolates. "This is be- pecially nice at of the extra butter "that time of year is really the beaten in, she said. make chocolates four years ago asi; Ki's. Sas been mix- ing. beating, rolling, dipping most convenient time you can make she said. "When the fondant has been cooked, it has to cool very quickly and although cold water will work, there is nothing as good as set- ting the pan to cool in the snow." 34 years for Flora Baker "They slide down my throat pretty said Mr. Woolf. "That better be a threatened his wife, with a laugh. "Actually, I still make a few she said. "But I was lucky this year and every batch turned out." She uses what she considers the best grade of chocolate at 9 cents per pound. Although likes to use the white chcco-ate, it is very hard to get and he only had enough left from ast year to dip the pineapple dark chocolate Hardens much quicker than any other kind though, she said. Mrs. Allison explained the secret to dipping is having the chocolate nearly paste when dipping. 'This prevents streaky choco THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes lates." Mr. Woolf told about a party when four or five couples all got together in their basement and sat making chocolates. "Everyone rolled and dipped, even the men. We had a lot of laughs and got a whole pile done.' "I hardly "Now watch carefully about to give himself one of those new electric hairdos." "There haven't been many thanges and things have stay- ed about the same for opera- tors over the last 30 said Mrs. Flora Baker who re- tired from the local AGT this week after 34 years five months. She first started working for the AGT in 1927 when she did part time work as an operator in Vulcan. Although she was F.O.E. TONIGHT EAGLES HALL 6th Ave. A and 13th St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 or Each Twelve 7 Number Games JACKPOT Free Dames and Free Cards DOOR PRIZE Children under 16 not allowed planning to continue her educa-; chief operator and chief opera- tion, she offered a full-' time position and decided to ana out of town Mrs. R. Elliott, Mrs. B. Jones, Mrs. Joan Waterfleld, Mrs. Dale Martin, Mrs. E. Hoberton and Mrs. E. Lowe had p o u r- ng honors for the Salvation Army Home League annual lea and bazaar. Mrs. Harold Cobb and Mrs. M. Arkinstall wel- comed the guests. Mrs. B. Nyhof was in charge of the guest book. Kitchen hostess vas Betty Lynch. Mrs. A Anderson opened the sale. Musical se'cclions were by Mrs. Val Kaupp. Members and friends of St. Augustine's Anglican Church liave been invited by the Rev. and Mrs. Roy Crisfield to call at the rectory for refreshments Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m. Those pouring tea will be Mrs. E. A. Lawrence and Mrs. H. G. Carbert wives of the church wardens and also Mrs. Mrs. James Frouws. Also assisting Mrs. Crisfield will be Mesdames: F. J. Bath- gate, Gordon Coghlin, W. P. Davidson, W. E. Everson, Ruby Lester, Robert Leonard, R. F. Meredith, F. J. Morgan, F. M. Mulock, P. A. Nicas, R. E. Shackleford, James Van Loo, R. R. Wallman and J. W. Wil- son. Receiving the guests at the Tea of Friendship Lodge No. 729 LA to the UTU Satur- day at the St. Augustine Church Hall were the President Mrs. W. A. S. Johnstone-Trea- surer was Mrs. C. Nixon. Pour- ers were Mesdames C. F. Goodall, C. J. Marsden, K. Kearney and A. Bissett. Serviteurs were the Mes- dames P. D. Jones, W. M. Ogston, E. Housely, D. Young, E. P. Jones and N. A. Penning- ton. In charge of tea and the kitchen were Mesdames A, Campbell, C. T. Ingram, C. J. Davis, V. S. Reed and A. S. Hovan. The Apron and Fancy work Table were Mesdames S. Irv- ine and S. J. Smith. The Bake Table Mesdames W. J. McKenna' and M. Miron. The White Elephant Table- Mrs. S. C. P'erguson. Mrs. eat any of the chocolates I said Mrs. Woolf. "Most, I give away as Christmas presents or I freeze a lot. They stay nicely after being frozen, as long as you let them warm up without tak- ing the lid off the box." "Did you she asked. "That the maraschino cherry chocolates will get just as run- ny inside as store bought ones, if you let them sit for a long But who can wait that long? R. M. Long was in charge of the raffle. Convenors were Mrs. K S. Hovan and N. A. Pennington. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM JACKPOT (Upstairs) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. CASH BINGO HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HAIL TONIGHT, SATURDAY 8 O'CLOCK A Blackout Bingo ployed for till won Saturday plus 2 7-Nomber Jackpot. JACKPOTS NOW AND 5 Cords for ?1.00 or 25c (Located Nex! to No. 1 Firehall) stay 'there; resulting in five years. As with any other job, there have been both hills and val- leys, she said. She was still sin- gle and moved around quite a bit in the AGT between small towns to get the hours she pre- ferred. "I went on nights in Lethbridge, then back to Vul- can for two weeks and next Hanna, Lethbridge, P i n c h e r Creek and round about." "I've always been happy with the AGT and never regretted staying so she said. Prior to her marriage in 1940, Mrs. Baker had already been agent TOOTHACHE Don't suffer agony. Relieve pain In seconds as millions do with ORA-JEL. When you can't get to the dentist get fast ora-jel BEAUTY SCHOOL of ELEGANCE TH, s. Owned and Operated by ETHEL DOWNEY Complete Beauty Culture By 3 Expert Teachers "A Modern School With Modern Methods of Teaching" NIGHT CLASSES OPEN TO THt PUBLIC Thursday and Friday fill 9 p.m. Students Apply New Nome SCHOOL OF ELEGANCE 317 7th Si-eel South Lclhbridgo tor in different locations. "We moved to in 1952 and have been here ever she said. Then the ta- bles turned, instead of moving away from working nights, she requested nights for five years. "It worked better into my fam- ily she explained. For many years she was chief operator's clerk and did payroll and schedules but then the office organization changed and she became force clerk in charge of all the girls in 1958. "Sometimes it really is difficult to please all 80 or so girls when posting the schedule but policy has changed recently so they can exchange as many shifts as they want with other workers. This makes for happier and longer working she said. "I have to forecast how many calls we will receive each day and a few times I have teen dead said Mrs. Baker. "Come interrupted an AGT co-worker, "You've shock- ed us all and been right on lots of times." ways bo operators. "Even when the system changed to direct dialing, there were no opera- tors let go because the com- pany had prepared for it and not increased staff loo she said. "People will have collect calls, third person changes and need help with numbers." Learn Hairdressing MARVEL BEAUTY SCHOOL REDUCED RATES-TERMS WRITE FOR FREE INFORMATION OVER METROPOLITAN STORE 326A 8lh Avo. West, Calgary MEAN IT Teach your toddler that when you say "Don't" you'mean it Mrs. Flora Baker retires Capture that once in a lifetime pose Now! Omen of luck LOTS OF HOT SOFT WATER Fourteenth century French brides threw a garter to the wedding party as an omen of luck. JASON I year Son of MR. AND MRS. A. 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