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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta February THf IfTHBHIDGf HStMD 13 British, officials Renowned stylist visits Lethbridge of local levy sentences LONDON (CP) A growing circle of women are imitating a 17th-century character in nuking Kfe embarrassing for UM overlords of law and trans- portation in Britain. They are copying to a degree the ways of John Hampden, a testy character who refused to pay one of the large levies im- posed by King Charles I and thus helped pave the way for that monarch's downfall. Hie latter day sticklers for personal rights are by no means so ambitious. But the cases have caused a stir throughout the country since Elsie Rauro, a 64 year old widow started the protest with an eight-day spell in prison last summer over the issue of free- dom of action for landladies. Her protest involved the right she claimed to evict tenant "whom I can no longer subsidize." The next major event will be the hearing of an appeal by York schoolteacher Lidsay Waller, 25, -against a f i n e for riding a bicycle with- out lights nine minutes after the time established for "light- ing up" on public thorough- fares. Miss Waller is prepared to go to jail rather than pay the fine, termed by her lawyer "the severest fine I have known for this offence." A magistrate said the fine's size reflects the teacher's re- fusal to stop when asked to do so and to give her name. The Waller case coincides with the mysterious release from a London prison of woman who stood firm on a matter of principle concerning rain fares. Anne Melville, a 23-year- old typist from the South Coast city of Brighton, had been sen- tenced to one week in prison after refusing to pay the state- owned British Railways the full fare for a first-class seat she had occupied on a crowded rain. Mrs. Melville had a second- class season ticket and offer- ed to pay the difference be- tween the cost of one trip on the ticket and the price of the first-class seat. MUST PAY 13 But British Rail's rule is that holders of season tickets must pay the full first-class this case 24 shillings wliile other travellers need only pay the difference be- tween first- and second-class class accommodation. Mrs. Melville was sent to jail because she refused a court's order to pay the full fare. She was released after eight hours in jail Tuesday when an unidentified person paid the debt plus court costs, about Jean Rook, a Daily Sketch columnist, took the opportunity to denounce British Rail as "one of Britain's worst-organ- ized disorganizations." "The next time a Mrs. Mel- ville offers a British RaU inspector the difference be- tween no second-class seat, a reference to standing-r o o m only conditions on some trains and a moth-eaten first, he should take what he can Miss Rook declared. The two major Alberta Beauti- cians and Barbers Supply Com- pany, on behalf of cosmetic companies, presented Joseph Anthony, internationally known air stylist from Toronto at the 3 Rancho Convention Centre. A ecord crowd of 150 professional Hairdressers attended the semi- nar when Mr. Anthony intro- east half the films shown in he province's theatres should le "family the Al- berta Federation of Home and School Associations said here. In a brief to the cabinet, the association said it conducted a survey that showed family-en- tertainment films are "at a THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes duced the newest stylesJor 197.., New products were showy, by, j The will ho'.d a Tne monthly meeting o! A. Approximately 100 delegates, both major companies partici-! Valentine Square "Dance Party T sumption CWL be held in atteided the supper which lol- j paling. Association's showing on March, in St. Augustine's parish the parish hall Wednesday at lowed. Odorless perms were display- 14 and 15 i Wednesday at p.m. All 18 p.m. Norm Thacker present: ed and a line of Nw-Alon group meet as representative of Roux Co. featured. Women to piease take a Wednesday at 8 p.m. (upstairs i while Robin Dunlop attended! Joseph Anthony Fletcheri represent-1 pie. i 418 13th St. N. representing the Bonet Co. i the fact that "the simple look j Aiherta Beauticians and I with smooth flowing lines is j Barbers Association for Let h- i what produces elegance." i bridge. More family films need suggested EDMONTON (CP) At minimum if not entirely lack- FORUM ABOUT MATURE WOMEN "You'd better keep the movie rights to that-- the milkman might sell it to Hollywood." LETHBRIDGE FISH GAME ASSN. WEDNESDAY AT 8 P.M. LLIIIUIUISWb IIJII BINGO IN THE NEW EAGLES HALL BLACKOUT 58 NUMBERS-FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and 12th) in 7 Number! NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 DEAR MISS BROOKFIELp I am a 58-year-old widow with a nice figure, Forking to support myself. I have been go- ing out with a 38-year-old man who is very kind to me in dif- ferent ways and who tells me he loves me very much. He says he'd like to marry me and take care of me as I get older He can't be after my money because I haven't any. Because of the difference in our ages though, I hesitate about mar- riage. I would like your advicf about this. P.S. He has a temper. M. B., Prospect Park, NJ DEAR M. B.: Although we readily accep' marriages between older men and younger women, we tend ti be skittish about those situa tions where the wife is the old er of the two. Fortunately, all this is changing. Psychiatrists say that age difference needn' be a problem, unless the cou pie make it one. They consider age an artificial way to categorize people and are op timistic about the chances for happiness in a marriage be- tween an older woman and a younger man. In your own case perhaps you'd better decide i his temper might be more of a problem than his age. Valentine dance COALHURST (HNS) The Hilltoppers Gymkhana Club i holding a Valentine dance Feb 13 at 9 p.m. The Bow Hive Boys will be playing. "We are as concerned with education of our students in _ community as in the hook. 'Much of this essummity ed- cation is done in our motion cture theatres and we are oncemed with the type of film lich is increasingly ten and classified 'restricted' r 'adult.'" DULT CATEGORY The association also recom- mended the "adult" film eate- ory be amended to read "not uggested for children." "It is our belief that often lany films in this category could be viewed by young teen- gers (13 to 16) without them ;ing accompanied by dull, particularly if the film s a complement to a course of oidies." Also recommended were: A province-wide kinder arten program which woul -j i mMi. often causing distress from .Registered rrequent. burning, itching urination. 1 Secondarily, you may lose sleep and -laiion have Headaches. Backaches and fee! older, tired, depressed. In such cases, CYSTEX usually brings re- laxing comfort by curbing germs In acid urine, and easing pain. Get CYSTEX at druggists today. SIMPLICITY FOR ELEGANCE Toronto hairstylist, Joseph Anthony, displays new style for 1971 which em- phasizes the smooth, flowing lines which, Mr. Anthony says, produce elegance. The model is Ruth Doerkson of Lethbridge. COALDALE race sponsored by the Coaldaie and District Fish and Game Association, is set for Feb; n- at ,fte ober farm ocaled five miles of Coaldale along Highway ordinator. Registrations for the race will be accepted from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Ober residence. The event is a sanctioned The Lethbridge Music Teachers will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday at a.m. at the home of Mrs. Mary Schroeder. BINGO RAINBOW HALL sih N. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9th ot B p.m. HI Jackpot in 55 Nos.; 2nd Jackpot in 57 Not. Free Cards-Cards and Games, 2Sc per Card, 3 Cards 3 Free Games Door Prize Na Children Under 16 Years Sponsored By A.U.U.C. Association LADIES' AUXILIARY CANADIAN LEGION DINGO Wednesday at 8 p.m. VlllVV Air conditioned Memorial Hall 1st Game Game 4th Game Jackpot Bth Game in 7 Numbers If 4th Game Not Won. 10th Game Blackout 15th Game Blackout for in 54 Numbers or less Lucky Draw Extra Cards 25c Door Prize Standard Games Doubled If Won In 1 Number in first 12 games TICKET GIVEN TO WINNERS OF AIL GAMES EVERYONE WELCOME WE'RE G-R-O-W-I-N-G ThcLci NET PAID CIRCULATION AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH JANUARY 1970 TRADING OUT OF TRADING ZONE 687 Your Window of the World IN PRINT The Lctbkidgc Herald the South" ;