Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
28 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Monday, December DEATH MARKS HOLIDAY A young South Viet- namese soldier collapses In tears in the doorway of what was his home in a slum section of Saigon Saturday after a rocket fired by Viet Cong gunners smashed into his home, killing his mother and young daughter. At least six others were killed and eight injured by rockets in an attack coinciding with a weekend of Communist anniver- sary observances. Jewish parents to test fatal birth genetic issue TORONTO (CP) The Has- j among Jews, mainly among pital for Sick Children will test those who come from eastern prospective Jewish par-! Poland and East Germany. Tho ents here in an attempt to pre- vent the birth of children with a fatal genetic condition in which nerve cells are destroyed. The Tay-Sachs disorder oc- curs in one of live births Grant loans housing for condition is comparatively rare among non-Jewish people. Dr. J. A. Lowden, a neuro- chemist at the hospital, said couples who are carriers have a one-in-four chance of having a child born with the disorder. He said if the tests show the parents are earners, further tests will be carried out early to pregnancy of the mother to de- termine if the embryo is af- fected. Dr. Lowdcn said if the tests are positive, he will recommend therapeutic abortion. Children with tile disorder cannot produce an enzyme the body needs to break down fats in nerve cells. The fat. accumulates and the cell eventually bursts, Dr. Low- OTTAWA (CP) Five com- munities across Canada will re- ceive loans totalling over S2 million for construction of spe- cial housing units, it was an- nounced. Charlottetown gels the larg- est loan, for construe- tion of a 70-unit project for j den said, and'the child then has those in low incomes. j convulsions, chokes on its food Prince Albert, Sask., gets or gets pneumonia and dies for construction of a about the age of four. 65-unit low-rental project and DnimmondviJle, Que. gets 3492.- 150 for 53 units of similar hous- A loan of goes to Rich- j rillllCXcltlOll mond, B.C., for acquisition and renovation of existing property for a residence to accommo- date 14 mentally retarded per-; sons plus house parents. Calgary gets for gets okay EDMONTON (CP) The struction of a home for eight retarded children and house parents. Liquor sales take big jump WINNIPEG (CP) Liquor sales in Manitoba last year pushed past the million mark and climbed by more than S6 million but liquor com- mission chairman Frank Syms said statistics show a trend of I (jences developing moderation. j In the annual report of the j Liquor Control Commission suh- j mitted to the attorney-general, the liquor commission showed local authorities board has de- cided to allow the city to annex acres of land. The annexation of acres to the southeast and acres to the northeast is effective Jan. 1 and will increase the i size of the city to about 115 square miles. The board said the additional area "was needed by the city to induce a reduction in land prices through providing an in- creased supply of raw land suit- able for development of medi- um and low-cost family resi- a net profit of S27.5 million, an increase of over S2 million from. 1953-69. Mr. Syms reported that wines recorded the most significant percentage increase of alcoholic beverages. SUICIDE TRY FAILS TOKYO (Renter) An 18- year-old school girl jumped off the top of a nine-storey building Wednesday in an apparent sui- cide attempt but power wires broke her fall, police said. She suffered a broken right arm and bruises. THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE IMPORTANT NOTICE TO APPLICANTS FOR PROVINCIAL HOMEOWNER TAX DISCOUNT Property owners eligible for the Provincial Home- owners Tox Discount with respect to the lax year 1968, who have not filed an application, are reminded that application forms must be submitted on or before December 31st, 1970. For additional information or assist cince con fad the Assessment Office, Citv of Uthbridge, Telephone 328-2341. EATON'S at Eaton's Christmas is for People LAST MINUTE Gift Suggestions French Cuff Dress Shirts Just look at the colours! Golds, greens, blues, rasp- berry, brick tones all perma press with choice of long point or spread collar. Sizes 14Vi to A gift to compliment his good ma flO CQ fashion taste. EACH to W Men's Wear, Main Floor Men's Hose In Many Styles For that little extra stacking sluffer for dad or as a gift for someone on your list this quality men's hose is ideal. Ankle, mid-way and executive length_" nylon, wool and nylon or'all wool. Sized or stretchies. PAIR to Men's Socks, Main Floor 4 I Gift Ties and Tie Sets Fancy, plain stripes and all over patterns the selection here is superb. Regular styles, 4 in hand, easy to clip-ons and matched sets of tie and pouf. A rainbow of colors for your CiOO Christmas gift EACH to W Men's Ties, Main Floor Masculine Sweater Styles Cosy Terry Dressing Gowns Skates For Ail The Family Whatever his taste in sweaters you'll find it here in this variety that ranges from basic cardigans and V-necks 'to I he nordic ski look and new belted styles. Alpacas, skinny ribs, bulky knits these and more, and in many, QC many colours. EACH V t Men's Wear, Main Floor Washable, easy care _ and so comfortable to slip into after a refreshing shower. You can choose these ihirsty terry robes in plain shades or bold, colourful slripes. Regular style in S.M.L.XL. or one size judo or women Skates for boys and girls, men and women, skates for pleasure, for playing hockey or figure skating. Outfit the entire family in new skotes this Christmas and, don't forget the toddlers ,4 AQ 98 to Men's Wear, Main Floor uutril me entire ramiiy in ne and, don't forget the toddlers with Eaton's bob skates, PAIR to _ _ Sporting Goods, Lower Floor 39 Pretty Femininee Slippers A great way to say Merry Christmas and a great many slipper stylos from which to choose. Cuddle pups, cuddle bears, foarntreds, slip-ons and o'omphies in a wide assortment of 4% GO 4% OP i "Jivw sizes and colors, f PAIR Em to W Slippers, Main Floor Fashion Gloves For Her The luxury of kid leather to the pretty practicality of wool Eaton's selection of gift gloves is truly ex: tensive: Kid gloves lined with fur moke a most luxurious feminine gift, or for the swinger, A flfl 60 the new wet look. rfiwv PAIR...................... W to Gloves, Main Floor Famous Hanes Panti-Hose The panti-hose that's symbolic of quality. Chooso sheer in colors of purely bFbck, bright navy, mayfair, driftwood and barely there and Hanes mesh nude style in charcoal, barely there and Rfl 4% flfl town taupe. Sizes petite to extra tall. PAIR.............. mm to W Hosiery, Main Floor Attractive Dresser Sets Pretty practical these lovely dresser sets will add an elegant touch to her bedroom vanity. Boxed sets, in an assortment of feminine styles, include A wonderful gift idea. SET ?.35 Sundries, Lower Floor Wallets and Clutch Purses Men's and women's leather goods ore included i this selection. Wallets for him and her, feminine nurses from mini to triple clutch, and a group of card passport folders and key tainers. EACH to 4 I I W Purses, Main Floor Girls' Fashion Dresses The style selection is truly extensive with pert and prefly dress fashions to pamper the taste of every fashion-conscious young miss. Long and short sleeve moo'cl'i in bonded arna! and QQ Handy Electric Kettles Corning Ware Gift Ideas Easy cleaning, and oh so stylish, Corning Ware is the cook ware preferred by the modern homemaker. Choose from a wide selection of cosseroles and open tea pets, coffee pels ?5 and accompanying pieces. Sets or individual pieces %r to Houscwares, Lower Floor Gifts For Ski Enthusiasts wools Many culurs iuo EACH S i I Dresses, Main Floor She'll find u host of handy uses for a new elec- tric kettle. These ones have steam flap, detachable ;ord and corne in your choice of decorator colors avocado, harvest gold jj ft QQ and white. J 11 EACH.............................. I W Small Appliances, Second Floor You'll find a complete selection of skis and skr equipment ir. our comprehensive ski shop. Skis, bind- ings, poles, boots, ski jackets and pants, plus a wide variety of ski accessories Qfl await your Christmas gift "C selecting. PRICED FROM W to Ski Shop, Lower Floor BUY LINE 328-8811. EATON'S TUESDAY 9 a.m. TO p.m.