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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THI lETHBHIDCf HEMLD January WHERE THE ACTION IS The weather is good and the ice is right these days, at Henderson take, and budding hockey stars are getting lots of practice_____________ In And Out Of Town Dr. and Mrs. S. G. Davis of Edmonton spent the holiday season with their parents Mrs. J. B. Turner and Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Davis of Lethbridge. RCMP constable M. R. McMahon and Mrs. McMahon of Ottawa were holiday guests at the home of Mrs. Mc- Malxn's mother, Mrs. Mary Fleming. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Black- burn and daughter Caroline of Calgary spent the Christmas season with Mr. and Mrs. Gary Peacock of Lethbridge. Out-of-town holiday dinner guests at the home of Mrs. Verna Hillcoat were Mr. and Mrs. Terry Christensen of Browning, Mont., Mr. and Mrs. W. Burling of Winnipeg and Mr. and Mrs. Ross Brown of Calgary. Col. Fred T. King, honorary colonel of the 20lh Independent Field Battery RCA (M) of Lethbridge and Major Don Graham, commanding officer, were on the receiving line at the annual New Year's Day levee held in the officers mess at the Kenyon Field armory. Invited guests included mili- tary personnel and business community leaders. Transient girls find homey place ivmci Large family status symbol in African tribal system OUR ENTIRE FALL AND WINTER STOCK SELL-OUT! UNTR1MMED COATS AS LOW AS Vi PRICE Enlin Hock no hold backs bouclci, angora and wool, Harris tweeds, camel hair, Dutch plush, and a host of other fabrics. Sizes 8 to 44. Reg. to 49.95 NOW AS LOW AS 25 .00 UP Reg. te 89.95 NOW AS LOW AS 45 PLEASE NOTEI We curry o full linn of Fur Collar! and cufh mink in many shades, toon, fox, qnd muikrat. All collara easily attached. Purchml an unlrimmed coat and w. will supply the collar and culfi far at low as Vi price. ENTIRE STOCK OF CAR COATS and Vi Lenglhi Plaids, Wools, Corduroy! etc. Some fur trims Reg. lo 29.95 NOW AS LOW AS 1.95 19 Reg. to 45.00 NOW AS LOW AS ;.oo 25 ENTIRE STOCK OF SUITS and PANT SUITS 2 AND 3 PIECE STYLES Keg. lo 45.00 NOW AS LOW AS BUCKSKIN SUEDE LEATHER JACKETS Reg. 75.00. Now Rig. 125.00. Now 59.95 79.95 MAN MADE 'i AND FUR COATS Some fur trimmed all at Sale Prices, Off a Fur, Persian Lamb, Seal, Borg, Broadtail, Mink plui a host of novelty fabrics. ALL SALE PRICED Reg. 49.95 NOW AS LOW AS 25 ,00 Reg. to 89.95 NOW AS LOW AS 49 ,95 FULL LENGTH MAN-MADE FUR COATS Untrimmed and fur trimmed. Otto Fur, Persian (3 Broadtail, plus a holt of olhen all tiief. Reg. to 59.95 Reg. to 125.00 NOW AS LOW AS NOW AS LOW AS DRESSES and 2-PIECE OUTFITS Sizes 7 to 20 and to 24Vi 200 selected from our I a host of other Fabrics. Reg. to 35.00 NOW....... allies, plui 15 .00 Reg. to 35.00 NOW FORTREL AND WOOL 2-PIECE SUIT OUTFITS Regular to 50.00 NOW ENTIRE STOCK OF SLACKS Stretch Corduroy, Wooli and Fortrelt. Reg. 11.91. NOW QQ AS LOW AS I "33 Reg. 10.98. NOW A QQ AS LOW AS 1.33 BRAND NAME FORTREL SKI JACKETS A large, of colon. In tiies 12 to 20. Reg. 25.00 NOW ONLY 17 .98 AIL SALES FINAL NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDSI SHOP EARIY FOR BEST SELECTION! OPEN THURSDAY AND WIOAY TILL 9 P.M. MODERN FASHIONS 309A 5TH STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-3039 TOHOTMTO (CP) Linda, once a lonesome drifter in To- ronto's any core area, has given up pro-ling the neon gaudiness of dowibovvn Yonge Street for a comfortable berth in a cozy home. For most of last summer, the young Iransient knocked about the downtown Yonge Street strip, aji area of burlesque bouses, cheap movie houses and clothing toutiques. Homeless, she wandered up and dora the street scared, "in case the cops thought I was a hooker." J lend ar of local kappenincji The executive meeting of First United CWL will be Thursday at p.m. A good attendance is requested. Old time and western square dance classes will be held in Taber on Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Dr. Hammon school. Any interested persons arc wel- come. Tnis is being held in conjunction Arith (he recreation department. LA to ANAF will hold an ex- ecutive meeting Thursday at 9 p.m. in the dub room. Loyal Order of Moose social and dance Saturday at 9 p.m. at Moose Hall. Music will be by the Embers. Members and invited guests. The MUk River Beaux 'n Belles square dance learners' group will dance Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Erie Rivers high school gym-. Women are asked to please bring a box lunch. Now, the girl who was afraic she would be mistaken for a prostitute shares with other transient girls a house run by the Young Women's Christian Association. STOP 158, so-called because it is located at 158 Spadina Road was opened recently to provide an alternative to accommoda- tion supplied by welfare agen- cies. Carol Irwin, a professional counsellor for the YWCA, says that in the past "girls went to welfare agencies and got room in one of the crummiest boarding houses in town." She says there is a need for "a place that has a home-like atmosphere" so transient girls can "stay and put themselves together." The hostel, in the middle of an area of huge Victorian nouses that have been broken into small offices and tiny flats, is furnished with deep easy chairs, a sofa, a hanging basket chair and a large oval braided njg. House director Pat Lang sits at a desk in the living room answering telephone calls from girls who need a home. The hostel comfortably ac- commodates 12 girls, says Mrs. Lang, and there always is room for one more. They pay 75 cents a night If they have the money, and lodge free if they are penniless. For those who are on lie move, the maximum, residence period is three days. Others can stay for up to eight weeks. The project is financed by To- ronto's welfare department, but is operated like a co-operative residence. Its occupants share cleaning and cooking duties and decide on any changes in house rules dur- ing group meetings. AWAHD-WINNINfi HIM-MAKER Willie Dunn, a 29- year-old Mic Mac Indian from Restigouche, Que., who won a grant from Hollywood's Academy of Mo- lion Picturg Arls and Sciences for his 10-mlnute short film. The Ballad of Crowfoot, produced while he worked under coniracl of the National Film Board. The money is being used lo produce another film en the "exploita- tion of Canada's native he says. By KENNETH L. WHITING SUARPEVILLE, South Africa (AP) An unusually effective birth-control project is under way in this dusty town whose name is linked with the crush- ing of black political protest. Sharpeville entered the his- tory books March when 69 blacks were shot to death and scores wounded as they massed at the police station to demonstrate against laws re- quiring people to carry identity passes. The "Sharpeville massacre" became a rallying cry against apartheid and a symbol.of the black man's distrust of whites. Because of this, analysts are amazed that family planning has been accepted. In much of Africa resistance is widespread and deeply ingrained. Some black men feel that the use of contraceptives would lead to promiscuity by wives. Others regard a large family as a status symbol in a tribal com- munity. Dr. Henry Bernstein, white medical officer of health at Ver- eenigine, an industrial city, is the driving force behind the family-planning clinic begun in J964 for nearby Sharpeville's population of The birth rate In the black township has decreased in the last six years to between 15 to 21 per population. It is more than 40 per in South Africa as a whole. "For years I had been upset by the sight of hundreds of mothers coming into our ante- natal clinic each with a new- born toddler in her arms and two or three others TTiti TB or gastroenteritis around her skirls, and knowing that she ivould be back again that year with another Bernstein says. Birth-control pills are sup- plied free at the clinic near Uie police station. About black women between 15 and 45 are regular visitors. A key factor was Bernstein's ability to win the trust d blacks. His staff does not hesi- tate to treat people who live in Sharpeville illegally in terms of apartheid "influx control" laws. Bernstein is assisted by black nurses. He does not believe that birth control alone can maintain the world population at 1 desir- able level: "It has a definite place in curbing the population explosion but the improvement of so- cio-economic conditions is of the utmost importance. The less money you have, the more chil- dren you usually have." THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "There's a woman here to see Harrier Parker. Have you become her The Event of the Season BENEFIT SHOES COMMENCES THURSDAY 9 A.M. ALL SHOES FROM REGULAR STOCK NOTHING CHANGED BUT THE PRICE SAME HIGH QUALITY NEW LOW PRICES GOLD CROSS ONE LOW PRICE 14.95 PURSES TO CLEAR Off RED CARPET lA 93 1J.95 10 and 14 9 A.M. SPECIALS B E N E F REDUCED REDUCED B E N E F I Short and discontinued linei including gold and illver. Hurry en far thext, thty v won't lolt long. y ALL WINTER OFF "OMENS and QFF Wrr CHILDREN'S C9 EVENING Rtgular 21.95 14.95 TO S H O E S SEE OUR 12 PRICE lz PRICE TABLE H PRICE TEENERS' FLATS and CHUNKERS PRICED TO CLEAR 615 4th Ave. S. OPEN All DAY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 9 TO 9 ;