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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 - THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID - Friday, December 17, 1971 C^aiendat' of local Lappenin(^6 Southminster circle square dance club will hoki the regular dance Saturday at 8; 30 p.m. in Southminster hall. All square dancers welcome. VVonjen are asked to please bring a box lunch. The annual turkey bingo sponsored by St. Patrick's Church Mens' Club will be held in St. Patrick's Church parish hall on Monday at 8 p.m. Everyone welcome.  *  The Senior Choir of the CSiurch of the Nazarene invites all to sliare in the Cantata, The Night The Angels Sang, by John W. Peterson, on Sunday at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. Choir director, Margaret Mitchell, accompanists, Maxine Cross and Jean Ooxson, reader Jack Issac, and speaker, Mrs. Lillian Deasley. Everyone wel-I come. i , . . Bethlen Presbyterian Church I will hold a Cte-istmas Pageant 1 on Sunday at 7 p.m. at the I Church. It will be followed by ; a social hour with refreshments in the church hall. * * * Tte music and art depaJi-ment of the Matliesis Club, will meet at the home of Mrs. 0. WiUiams, 532 15th St. S., on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. * w * Vasa Christmas tree will be held in the Scandinavian Hall on Sunday at 4:.SO p.m. Members are asked to please note the change of time. City women up in the over first solo flights air Ry ,IUDE TURIC Staff Writer "My husband has flown for years and years, so naturally, I've taken to it too. My son got , Have you ever wondered u-hat his pilot's license when he was ! on earth it would take to get seventeen, and I had to get in you started flymg? Or even LEISTER'S SIC LTD. CaniDus Corner on the act," Marion said. The .road to getting a pilots license isn't quite as simple as 1 if ,,, ._____,, '. , ,uj 1 it may sound. It takes time, and why you'd want to do some thing as crazy as that? Well I of a gcod _______ ....., ..... ,  , , . dent members of the Leth-' . "Learning to fly is an excit bridge Flying Club will help i '"S ^port, but an expensive one. you along '^ '^^^^ investment to ,r � -r^ , , ^ ,r., � start, but in the long run, you Marion Doyle and Gaye W.I- ^^|, i,^^^ , ^^^^li^^^ Mar- lians are fly-nuts. Gaye is HEATHER LUCIillURST LCI Another semester came to a conclusion at LCI on Wednesday, bringing the students to the brink of a week of exams. But exams aren't all that bad are they, particularly when followed by a week nf Iwlidays aftenvards? *  * This time last year I was on my way to Winnipeg for Christ-mias with my Mother and Dad, sister Nancy, our two German Shepherds, Mizpah and Chelsea and a trunk loaded down with Christmas gifts to take to my brothers in our former home-town. Believe me folks, travel may be great, but don't try to get across the prairies in the middle of winter unless you're assiffed of a ride in a comfortable, well-heated car or train or plane. As it was, oui-oar wasn't all that old, but it had gone many miles, and for some mysterious reason, on the very morning we were to leave, the heater declined to work, then after we had been on the road for a few miles the motor, started making weird noL )s! It was thirty below, with a howling wind which blew the snow aci-oss the highway so that visibility was almost nil. However we decided we wouldn't turn back so pressed on, freezing cold and praying the car wouldn't give up the ghost on a stretch of prairie miles from nowhere. Well our prayers wei'e answered - partly. At the Hat the car coughed and conked out about three blocks from a service station. We were hauled in by a tow-truck where some-thing-or-other was done to the engine. After a delay of an hour and vAth the assiu-ances of the mechanics that everything was now okay, we proceeded on our journey. But just before Swift Current, the car started coughing again and passed a.way just as I" we rolled up to another service station. We decided not to push our luck that day. Dad put the car in the garage for further servicing and we stayed overnight there. Anr* a good thing too - the radio advised that with the wind-chill, the temperature was 58 below! Next day, somewhat appi-e-hensively, (but again with the assurances of the mechanics) we got undei-way once more. Tliis time we made it to Re-gina, where the car started back-firing. We should have stayed right there, but we didn't. Dad kept going, and we kept praying. But about thirty miles east of Regina, at a little place called Indian Head, (and I do mean little, pop 1,000 and I could be over-estimating) we coasted up to yet another garage and that was it. The car just seemed to say, "sorry folks, end of the line." Apparently what was required was a new whatcbamacallit which the town didn't have, so we debated what to do. Finally Dad returned to Regina, rented another car, and after a delay of several hoiu^ we got on our way to Winnipeg once again. Changing dogs, gifts, ctothing and stuff from one car to the other we nearly froze - and it made us all wonder how pio-neei-s ever survived crossing the pra.iries in winter in a covered wagon. You can be sure that was one Christmas we will all remember! We learned our lesson, this year we're staying in Letbbridge. V * * I'd like now to wish Mr. Sauer and all the teachers and students of LCI a Meny Christmas and a Happy New Year. P.S. And good luck to all, on your exams.  *  (The views voiced in the above column do not necessarily concur with either those of The Herald or Lei> ster's, bnt are a reflection of the student's opinion.) TOP TWELVE 45 R.P.^A. are young, a ion. began her learning to fly program because of an interest and a desire to be able to fly a plane. And with her sights set on getting her license in six weeks time, she has plans of always flying for the sheer enjoyment of it. Gaye, who began her lessons a year ago, plans to have her pilot's license by February. "I've been interrupted in the lessons so many limes that it's taking a long time," she said, "what with school, and keeping up my drama, and then go- student in Grade i , ......... twelve at the Lethbridge Col- i ^^ye agreed and added that mg to France last year, it has legiate Institute, and has been � P"'^^ a_person gets used_ to us-1 really cut into my flying time." in the air since she was 18 months old. "Once, my mother threatened to divorce dad if lie took me up again. She didn't," said Gaye, "but she still hates planes.' . . . And Marion, a housewife' mormng, visit, and be back m and mother, has lived with fly-1 time to cook supper." ing for ten years. I She went on to say that she mg a plane as a mode of trans-1 Q^tUng that license is some port, it takes an awful lot to , job. Students are expected to get m a car for a tnp. m 20 hours of ground knowl- "For me," said Marion, "it's j edge, and then 35 hours of ac- al.so a means of seeing my family that lives in Edmonton. tiial flying time. The ground work includes a It's .so handy to fly up in^ the ^ ^jcje scope of subjscts rangmg ^ .-;..!^ -...1 u, u^^i. j^^^ theory of flight, naviga- tion and weather, to a knowledge of aircraft mechanics and air rules and regulations. "But the first solo is .something," said Gaye, ".you don't even notice tliat the instructor* isn't with you as you go around, then the conti-ol tower says something like 'congratulations on your first solo' and you look over at the other seat, find it really is empty and you did it." ' Marion agreed and added i that on her solo which happen-! ed just a few days ago, she re-' turned the conti-oller's greeting with a gale of laughtei-. "It's quite a thrill when you I reaUze you have done that solo," said Marion, "but I can still remember the day I went home in tears after a frustrating flight lesson.'" "Flying lakes a lot out of you,' said Gaye, "you have to concentrate so hard, that by the end of an hour you can hardly stand any more. But after you can fly well, it becomes relaxing and a pleasure to fly." Flying may be just the thing for Marion and G-aye, but for others, it's not their idea of a good time. As Marion put it, "My friends all think I'm crazy." UP, UP, AND AWAY! - Marlon Doyle, seated, and Gaye Williams, are learning to fly, and love every minute of it. Members of the Lethbridge Flying Club, they use a Cessna 150 for their lessons, and have just completed solo flights. The club has 112 members, five of whom are women. LEISTER'S MAIL ORDERSl Tick off �he selections you want and send to us. You'll receive your records for only $1.00 each. Please add 15c postage on orders $4.00 and under. 11 1. DESIDERATA-Les Crane [ ] 2. CHERISH-David Cassidy [ ] 3. DO 1 LOVE YOU-Paul Anko [ ] 4. THEME FROM SHAFT-lsaac Hayes [ ] 5. GYPSIES, TRAMPS AND THIEVES-Cher [ ] 6. IMAGINE-John Lennon Plastic Ono Band [ ] 7. BABY I'M A WANT YOU-Bread [ 1 8. THEME FROM SUMMER OF "42"-Peter Nero [ ] 9. TURN YOUR RADIO ON-Ray Stevens [ ] 10. I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD-New Seekers [ ] 11. STONES-Neil Diamond [ ] 12. DEVIL YOU-The Stampeders * COMING EVENTS * SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH SENIOR CHOIR Presents . . . The Christmas Port of Handel's "MESSIAH' HI Sunday, December 19 - 2:30 p.m. In Southminster United Church Sanctuary THE ALIIED ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS: OLD KING COLE PANTOMIME YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Dec. 26, 27, 28 g GIVE RECORDS | S A PERFECT GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS | LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. PARAMOUNT THEATRE BIDC, LETHBRIDGE NAME....................................... ADDRESS ............................ HOT-PANT FAD END SIGNALLED - Two of the top haute-couture houses in Berlin signal continued popularity of the blazer and the end of the hot-pants fad in their spring, 1972, showings. This new longer length pants and the jacket in pinstripe wool, worn with a black silk shirt, are by Werner Macknik of Berlin. (CP Photo) Woman remains on reserve University moving fast The early completion of facilities at the University of Lethbridge west campus has enabled the university to move several of its departments from the Lethbridge Community College campus. The move including chemistry, biology, physics, math and music, was originally scheduled for late in the sprmg semester. Other university facilities will remain on the LCC campus until later in the year. Date set for women^s air race OTTAWA (CP) - The 1972 women's internalional air race, the Angel Derby, will start,here IMay 15. The race, sponsored annually by the Florida Women's Pilots Association, will start at Ottawa international airport and terminate at Executive Ali-port, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Up to 100 aircraft and 200 pilots from many countries are expected to participate, an an-noimcement said today. The race is held each year to foster international goodwill and understanding through aviation and to promote the safety of general aviation. The city of Fort Lauderdale has appropriated $10,000 for race expenses and prizes. WINS PRIZE PARIS' (AP) - American anthropologist Margaret Mead was chosen to receive a $2,400 prize for popular scientific writing awarded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - UNESCO. PRE-INVENTORY Louene Prince Special values throughout the Store  ENGLISH CRIMP (11 oz.) The best in crimp material. Reg. 5.98 yd. Now Only .........................  CRUSH VELVET Pre-invenlory. Special Only................  PLAYTIME COTTONS Regular to 1.69. Pre-lnventory special only ...........  PARTY BROCADES Regular to 7.69 yd. Pre-inventory special.................  HEATHERTONE ENGLISH BONDED Mix and Motch. Reg. 5.39 yd. Now Only .......................... vd 4.9� ,d 5.59 V- 990 V- 3.89 yd. 2.89 Savings on . all. "STRETCH . KNIT" MATERIALS Register now for Stretch Sewing Classes Beginning January 11th, 1972 CASH OR CHARGEX - ALL SALES FINAL 426 13 ST. NORTH PHONE 328-4536 BRANTFORD, Ont. (CP) -Yvonne Bedard says she plans to fix up her house on the Six Nations reserve and possibly take in foster children now that a decision by the Supreme Court of Ontario has allowed her to remain on the reserve. She was commenting today on the decision by the court Wednesday that a section of the Indian Act disqualifying a woman from membership in an Indian band if she man-ies a white man is in conflict witli the Canadian Bill of Rights. Mr. Justice J. H. Osier made the judgment in connection with an action by Mrs. Bedard who had asked the couii. to restraiii the Six Nations band council from removing her name from the band list and evicting her from the reserve. Mrs. Bedard, 33, was bom on the reserve but left it in 1964 to marry a white man. She separated from her husband a year ago and retunied to the reserve with her two childen. Tlie band council ordered her to leave the reserve and began eviction proceedings when she refused to do so. Mrs. Bedard said today she feels the Indian act is immoral. "It pushes Indian women to living common law with white men they would otherwise marry." She added: "I felt I was being discriminated against by my own people. That's what really hurt." PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 $500 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS tODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S HALl-Cor. 13th St. and 6th Ave. N. FRIDAY, DEC. 17th - 8 O'CLOCK 4th and 8th Games $30 In 7 NUMBERS-12th Game $40 5 CARDS FOR $1.00 OR 25c EACH BLACKOUT JACKPOT $110 - 54 NUMBERS LUCKY NAME DRAW WORTH $84 lUCKY NUMBER DRAW WORTH $8 Persons Under 16 Year* Not Allowed SPONSORED BY ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB Illness takes toll LONDON (AP) - Time lost in Britain because of illness totalled 342 million workdays in 1970, the government said, a jump of 30 million over the previous year. TOY SPECIALS! AT THE GALT EDUCATIONAL TOY FAIR (Next to Royal Bank, Near Zeller's) MECCANO SET 2. Reg. 8.S0 ....... SPECIAL 5.75 MECCANO SET 2 Reg 6 50 SPECIAL 4.50 NOAH'S ARK ,t. uS'''''.^!'Tncli 12.00 PICTURE LOnO Reg. 2.23 ...... SPECIAL 1.50 PICTURE DOMINOES Reg. 1.25 . SPECIAL 75c GALT "SEE INSIDE" WOODEN PUZZLES 50% off Reg. 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