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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tutxday, December 10, 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD 15 Temple wedding Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth S. Marker of Magrath an- nounce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Bonnie, to John Bridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Bridge of Raymond. The wedding will take place on December 21 in the Alberta Temple. Temple vows Mr. and Mrs. W. Reed Erickson of Lethbridge are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Janet Elaine, to Mark N. Mason, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Mason of Denver, Colo. The wedding will take place on December 21 in the Alberta Temple, Cardston. Food and drink salvaged after 109 years in river WASHINGTON (AP) The whisky was watered, the brandy and bitters were off-flavor and the oysters had turned to mush. But that wasn't surprising, since the food and drink was recently salvaged from the steamboat Bertrand which went to the bottom of the Missouri River 109 years ago. Stored in their original bottles and cans, the goods were brought here for extensive testing in the National Canners As- sociation laboratories. The oysters glopped unappetizingly on to a sterile tray but smelled strongly of oysters, indicating that entombment in water and mud for more than a century had not broken the can's seal and allowed bacteria to enter. Those who tasted the bitters, sold as a patent medicine then but popular because it contained 40 per cent alcohol, said it smacked of a "strange flavored vermouth." The whisky, they agreed, was unpalatable, and the brandy was "awfully strong and wooden-flavored." A bottle of tomato ketchup produced while the Civil War was raging indicated that it still contained about seven milligrams of vitamin C per 100 milligrams, roughly half the average recognized for fresh ketchup by the U.S. agriculture de- partment. The hand-soldered oyster can was in remarkably good condi- tion, but the bottle corks had deteriorated. Scientists said the jars of pickles and vegetables recovered from the Bertrand probably would have been edible, but they had been preserved in formaldehyde and alcohol by the salvagers. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes .1 "If it works, we'll rule the world. If it doesn't, we can palm it off on someone as a Christmas gift." Floral Candle Glowing Gift Carvid Floral Christmas Candle A. Decorative pillar candle adds a coz> spark to the festive season. Antiques Gold colours with Gold-tone trim. 15" x 3" x EACH 24.95 Carved 'Roman Soldier .jure Candle 8. Decorative pillar candle with carved classic figures. !n Red and Antique Gold colours. 6" x EACH Candles to Compliment Any Corner C. Little candles, big candles all kinds of candles in an assortment of colours. EACH Popular-Shaped Pillar Candles D. Round and square candles fit well into your room's decor. In Yellow, Green and Orange colours. EACH Pillar Candles in Two Finishes E. Carved floral-design candles in plain or smoke finish. In Gold, Blue, Orange, Red, Green and Yellow colours. EACH Scented Flower Candle Ensemble F. Ideal for anyday, everyday. Set includes candle, floral ring and candle holder. Yellow, Purple, Blue and Orange colours. 3" x SET 18.95 3.98 Let Candles Spark The Festive Mood Of Christmas B 'Satin Filled9 Christmas Mix Satisfy a sweet-tooth at Christmas with a delight- fully tasty mix of crunchy, soft-centered candy. Fill up the candy dishes now! Ib. "O. its Everybody Likes Chocolates G. Choose from 'Lovuney's' 5 Ib Vesta Box or 'Moir's' 5 Ib selection box chocolates. Your choice BOX 5.98 Imported Chocolates J. 102 02 box of chocolates in gift pack- aging Choose from 3 French scenes BOX 1.99 K Oo o 'Vintage Craft' Liqueur Kits K. Ideal for the people on your list who seem to have everything' Makes oz. bott'es of fine liqueur Choose from 2 kits with 5 different essences o KIT 4.29 MIRROR INSIDE Chests and Boxes of Very Special Stationery For Very Special Messages N Cedar Chest with Inside Mirror L. Handsomely-crafted chest holds 24 White Vellum sheets and envelopes Inside mirror; lock and key. Ideal for reuse as jewellery box. COMPLETE 8.96 M Reuseable Cedar Stationery Chest M With 24 White Vellum sheets and 24 envelopes Complete with lock and key. Use after for letters or jewelry. mft COMPLETE W 2-Drawer Stationery Chest N Lift-up cover with 'Grasshopper and Flower' design: Gold-colour border Metal drawer knobs. 30 folded sheets and 26 envelopes in White Vellum finish. BOX 'Set-Up' Box of Stationery P. Hinged and padded cover with 'Daisy' design stamped in Gold-tones and assorted coburs Contains 24 White Vellum note papers and 18 envelopes BOX Gift-Boxed Stationery Q. Both note paper and envelopes have fancy scalloped edges, design on gift box Attractive BOX 3.45 1.88 2.25 Ico DEPARTMENT STORES A NMD If Ml. ffMWfll 111. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES College Shopping Mall 202S Mayer Magrath Drive Monday, Tuesday ft Wednesday a.m. to p.m. Thursday ft Friday a.m. to p.m. Saturday a.m- to p.m. muni HUNTHD ;