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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IE7HBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, December 29 i V .T 'Girls working, on diploma bamily f r iZtf'S Tfty-trt ftmivan Living in practical farm course WINNIPEG (OP) An ex- i i truck driver and a life long city-slicker" arc hoping to shake a 30-year-old jinx and bc- ecmo the first women to graclu- intert'sled ana 0, J town fanners. a horse com- said Miss lirochu. "I plan to opi'ii a riding academy becoming cultue at the university but Miss Lord said women tend to stay away from the diploma when I get a farm, and keep cattle on the side. oui Roloff Beny of Rome, Italy, paid his parents Jlr. and .Mrs. C. J. F. Bony, a surprise Christmas visit to Lcthbridge. Christmas Day was spent at the home of Mrs. Leslie Beny in Medicine Hai, with the whole family present for the gathering. Roloff left on Boxing Day for Toronto, and is expected to ate from a two-year diploma course in agriculture at the Uni- versity of Manitoba. Whenever f can get out on The only other woman to en-1 hoi'sci thal's homc-" roll in the course did not gradu- in the '40s. But Alison Lord, 23, and Lyefte Brochu, 10, arc not put off by being only the second and third female students to attempt the 'e or by the off-color course because of its practical aspects. jokes i.-.ween professors and Uisir 120 male classmates. Miss Lord, who has a couple of horses on her six-acre farm near Grande Pointc. Man., said she's had some "bad reactions" from male students who are an- "A lot of the graduates of the degree course go into agri-busi- 1 she said. Miss Lord, who has worked as In Ihc course, the students are i a truck driver, waitress and car taught fundamentals of farm I hop, said her family is pleased business management, hook- she enrolled in the course, keeping, farm power, farm ma- chinery, soils, crops, communi- cations and livestock. Both women enjoy the subject of live- stock, which teaches how to nro- clucc high-quality milk from dairy catlle. In farm power classes, they are taught how to examine and repair farm ma- chinery and equipment. "When I'm finished Hie course, I'd like to work for way I'd grt holi- days. Someday I might buy bigger farm and keep live- stock." Miss Brochu said more women should enroll in the course. They should know how !o run the outside of a farm, not OLDTIMER5 GATHER their memories of past Christmases are these residents of Golden Acres Home for the aged, left to right, Mr. Steve Halaz, Mr. Frank Sargent, Mrs, Florence Purkis, Mrs. Elizabeth Popchak, Mrs. Constance Teskey, Mrs, Moude Tilley. Christmas for the old folk noyed when her marks arc return to Home about January j higher than theirs Miss Brochu of suburban St.} i Norbert said: "You have to be i a bit hard, because if you let i things bug you. you'd drop out. i Always pre-cook giblets or You have to get right in there sausage or otJier raw meal be-1 with the guys." fore adding to a bread dressing Neither of the girls could defi-, uscdto stuff poultry. I nilely say when they first be-! There Ere about 30 women out i just the home. If a husband gels of 105 students enrolled in the j sick, the knowledge would be four-year degree course in agri-' useful. ALWAYS PRE-COOK BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY AT P.M. Jnckpot in 58 Nftrbers 12 Games in 7 Number 4th 8lh 12 Games Doubled in 7 Numbers 5 Cards JI.OO 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BV THE tOYAt ORDER OF MOOSE By .IUDI TURK.' j were Brownies handing out Staff Writer j candy, and church organiza- It's all over now. We've got-; lions singing carols, and little ten our toys and our dresses kids dropping in to put on na- and had a' hit; supper bash j tivity scenes. Yes, there was a with lots of Ihc flowing bubbly parly, held before the 25th so and hearty food and laughter, that those who were going out Maybe it's a surprise, maybe Christmas Day could enjoy it some already know about ii. 'but some of our ok! folks rlidn'i have such a prcat flay Satur- day, Dec. 25. If there were no! relatives to visit, and no friends ll'l llKI to invite you over, i; wasn't much of a celebration. Sure. there was turkey, and you, i could talk to some of the others nnl who had no place to But', after the meal, there was just Ief ller song your room and memories of s A when you had a homo with "'I was called Candlehght and Tliere were gifts to exchange and singsongs to keep them busy for a few hours. It was all done long before Ihc reaJ day came. And it left little to look for except the re-living of long-gone Christmases. i Is it fair to assume that you j grow too old for Christmas? Loneliness is a rotten word. More than that, it's a rotten experience. r nf The folks in the tw wi" age of 1, she I has five-year recording con- Needy help h for the aped in hr.d home. i "if0' an bc rcle cd calendar local IK some excitement dininc and is waiting for i'oy- weck before There .__________________ Time. Anne Murray recorded thai ono and has sold 30.000 cop- ies in Canada so far and 100.000 in the United States. this has happened to Shir- ley since November, 19VO. when she appeared on Singalong Jubi- The Beaux 'n Belles square 'c'e- dance club of Milk River will: Shirley says she has had to hold a New Year's Kve party 'luii school because the pace get in Uie Erie Rivers School on lcn though she's trying Friday. Grand March at j UP correspondence p.m. Women arc asked to courses, please bring food to comple- i "Some people told me I might ment ham. All square dancers t regret it, but I enjoy it." welcome, j Durjng a rcccnt'wcek when she was to appear on an Anne Murray special, she put in long 1 ORILLIA, Out. (CP) Three housewives have set up an or- ganization enabling needy pcr- sens in the Oriilia district to j help one another. The wcmen, who have asked to remain unidentified, have or- ganized Exchange Service Ac- tion, a registry for people who need sen-ices they cannot afford and have services of their own to offer. i "I might have car trouble f.nd i some other member can fix it for me." one of the women said, i j ''I might net bc able to repay i that person but perhaps I can j help another in seme way and i that person could help the man 1 who fixed mv car." i The object of ESA is to help a needy individual keep his pride hours commuting the :i.i miles between Oshawa and Toronto for fittings, rehearsals and taping. Shirley says she is to receive a royalty of one cent for every record sold. IMPROVE YOURSELF Apply your free hours to winning higher pay, more opportunity to advance. Learn your way ahead! Then lake a new position, with the help of our free Place- ment Office. Or, If already in an office, gain promo- tion. Some of our Night School Graduates have ad- vanced in salary in a year. Hundreds of am- biticus men and women have improved their prospects in this way. Beginning and advanced courses offered: something to ethers to earn the assistance he receives. "The welfare services aren't, enough.'' she said. "We can do more and get more by helping each other." The throe women have set up j an index of members, listing the things they need and the tilings they can contribute. At present, they are working in a small office in a vacant building owned by one of the j founders. They plan to seek free telephone service and the help of other groups in publicizing the organization. "There will be no money in- volved. We have no money and our other members not be I j able to liclp this way either. But j there are many other ways we can help each other." SHORTHAND: 1. Spcedwritii 2. Gregg Theory and Dicfofion Intermediate Dictation Advanced Dictation TYPEWRITING: Beginning Intermedfote Advanced 'Elrctnc 'Manual ACCOUNTING Elementary BUSINESS-; MACHINES Burroughs Bookkeeping Comptometer Telex Classes arc offered Monday and Wednesday evenings, from to Moderate tuition, includes all school privileges. Attractive modern quarters, co-educational. Courses geared to current needs of leading firms. Open new vistas for yourself! NEW CLASSES WILL BEGIN ON JAN. 3 Act now to see if you should enroll. Mail blank below, phone or visit the school. Guidance counselling is avail- able on request. Do not let Jan. pass without a deci- sion, which can change your life. HENDERSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (LETHBRIDGE) 202 Woclworlh Bldg. lefhbridgo _____Phone 327-3968 Res. 327-5828 P ;i New Year H Greetings i i yycU nnitug another fi-. New Year makes us remember our wavy, many I J bind friends. li: 306 Sth St. S. Lalhbridgt women iberation yalel WE AT SWEET SIXTEEN BELIEVE IN WOMEN AND THEIR RIGHT TO BE EQUAL. ULD DU LIEVE off every single one of our lull length fall and winter coats? You'd better believe it...because our coat buyer can't! She said each and every one was sure to sell by Christmas. She can't win'em. all...but you're certainly the winner at these give-away prices. See regular lengths and the pew boot lengths, in tweeds, suedines and pony suedes, velours and wools. Many border trims in lamb, curly borg and shag. Hooded styles included too! Junior and Junior Miss sizes. Yes, they're all on sale at S1000....S15.00....or off the original prices! Seeing is believing, so come in and take your new fashion identity home. You'll love it! OR OFF j EVERY FALL AND WINTER (CASUALCOAT AND PANT COAT A cool reduction on some of the craziest looking casuals we've ever had left over! If you have a hang over....come on in! They may look great to you....and if you buy one...who may even find some- one else who will like it too. Seriously though...these coats are really a steal at these insane prices. Both hooded and reg- ular styles in suedines, wools, tweeds, and swirl suedines. Ethnic braid trims included. Junior and Junior Miss sizes all want a new home. PLEASE] Help us liberate our fall and winter fashions. They are absolutely crying for freedom...and we're clearing them out now at prices that are absolutely crazy. You'll find sale racks literally crammed with fashlonsfrom our regular stocks. Nothing has been specially purchased for this sale! So, if you love bargains, take the day off and drop into any of the many Sweet Sixteen locations freely scattered throughout B.C. and Alberta and help yourself to the savings. Drop your purchases into one of our freedom Our fashion buyers are all womenl Our store man- agers and sale staff are all women. The vast majority of our office staff are womenl In fact 96.4% of our entire staff are womenl As you can see, we have only a very few men around...and if you like we'll even exclude all men from our stores during this salel. Womens liberation is basically a search for identity and our buyers are searching every conceivable market to bring you the fashions that suit your own individual personality. Economic liberation is yours at Sweet Sixteen too. Our fashions are always priced within the average womans budget....and right now during our libera- tion sale....the prices are unbelievably lowl Come see for yourself what an economic fashion liberation is all aboutl bags....and smile all the way home. LIBERAL CREDIT TERMS ARE AV- AILABLE FOR EVERYONE. IN FACT OUR CREDIT PLAN IS DESIGNED EX- CLUSIVELY FOR WOMEN. ACCESSORIES Like you've never seen before...and we hope we don't have to look at them a day longer. What's in the group? A mish-mash of odds n' ends....and honestly....some of them really do look like the living end. (We're not saying the end of what...but if you want a handbag, scarf, or some odd ball hats and've just got to come OR OFF EVERY SINGLE FALL WINTER DRESS ON SALE. S5.00 off every single fall and winter dress on sale! Not just forsinglegirlssilly....its just our way of saying they're all on sale at S5.00 or off the original price. What are the original prices? Come in and fine! out...and remember, its women only, so you can wear your curlers if you wish. OFF EVERY SKI JACKET TOO Yes and we hopeyou'll all buy two! The styles i in.nylon and cire with concealed hoods, are simply too much...and the prices far too low I to suit our coat buyer. But they're priced to suit you....not her! So come see them I all....and please...bring some friends. UP TO OFF LINGERIE If you have a better name for gowns, baby dolls and pyjamas and dorm wear and some daywear, please let us know. We've tried for years to think of a better name than lingerie....but we're absolutely stuck! We don't want to get stuck with please come in and buy them! UP OFF FALL AND WINTER SPORTSWEAR I How come? Because f caboodle....Cal lecause we don't want to get stuck with it. That's how come! The wholo kit and iboodle? is marked down up to oil tho original prices. Our sportswear buyer wants to buy new spring now.your chance to spring this whole group of go-togethors blouses, slims, sweaters, sportswear sets, etc. You name lt....wo've probably got it and they have to go! So come get'em....before there all gone. (Gads....what a dream that is) [HOSTESS WEAR AND LOUNGE WEAR Fall and winter housecoats and at home lounge wear is slashed at up to off original prices. In- cludes quilted and orlon pile housecoats and fancy long hostess gowns. If you love lounging...and bar- better stop lounging and hurry inl DOWNTOWN 326 7th St. S. COLLEGE MALL 20th Ave. and M.M. Drive OPEN TONIGHT TILL 6 P.M. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 9 A.M. TO 9 P.M. ;