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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, Jinuiry 29, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 35 Chris Stewart Art of quilting revived Interest in the old fashioned art of quilting is being revived locally at the YWCA sponsored quilting classes directed by Marjorie Krammer and her mother, Adeline Simmons. A total of 14 interested quilters have already enrolled in the Tuesday evening class. Used hardbacks, paperbacks and craft magazines are need- ed to swell the gigantic YWCA book sale slated for March. tie Christie, board president, is preparing scrap books of old YWCA photos to be featured at the upcoming open house Fourteen new Canadians are enrolled in the YWCA spon- sored English course, co ordinated by Helen Webkiag. Among them are Japanese, Greeks, Bast Europeans and Tibetans Volunteer teachers include Mary Pharis, Sharon Poche and Carol Young. YWCA Program Co-ordinator Wallis Allen reports 43 programs, plus 15 youth programs, necessitating 71 instructors, 41 of whom are volunteers, are underway in the city under the sponsorship of the YWCA. A pre-school gym and crafts program for three-and four year olds, staged Wednesday mornings in a classroom at the Stan Siwik Pool, is being directed by Carillon Purvis and Wendy Sherman. Fifteen children are already enrolled in this YWCA effort. Nancy Latta is in charge of baby-sitting at the Thursday morning Take-A-Break classes for women held at the same location with Donna Coulter and assistant Trudy Bates oversee- ing the program. Tom W. S. Band has been named president of the Lethbridge Shriners with Gordon McKenzie, vice, and Clare Simpson, secretary. Directors are Dr. Cliff Palmer, Bert Eccles and Dave Glenn of Lundbreck. Maurice Lloyd is im- mediate past-president. Clint Statta is in charge of the Crippled Children's Committee. Dr. Cy Hampson noted wildlife photographer of Edmonton will show colored slides at the regular monthly meeting of the Lethbridge Naturalist Society at 8 p.m. Thursday in LCC's Kate Andrews Building. The public is invited to attend. Cross country motor crossing at Table Mountain early in July is planned by members of the Lethbridge Motorcycle Club headed by Morris Soenen. The 30 members will start this year's outdoor activities with a local motor crossing early in April. Club member Max Danielson won the 1974 Alberta senior motor crossing championship. The annual meeting is slated for 8 p m Thursday at the club house, north of the city. The annual pedal pusher program of bike safety, spon- sored by the local Jaycees, will get underway April 1, according to Barry Matthews, club president. Some 850 participants were- involved in last years' six-night course. Dr. Ron Fabbi heads the club's steering committee, currently meeting with high school students to make plans for youth participation in the annual Whoop-Up days. Plans are also under way for the annual Fly-A- Thon, proceeds from which go to Mental Health. Dr. Ramon del Valle head of the local Fencing Club, ex- pects to stop off at San Francisco en route home from an allergy convention in San Diego, to inspect some of the latest fencing equipment available at the Golden Gate city, one of the main fencing centres on the continent. Amputee children off to slopes i COLLINGWOOD, Ont. (CP) Thirty amputee children are skiing on Osier Bluffs this winter with the help of 30 I professional ski instructors and crutch skis. i The teachers, members of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance, are training the children on a one to one basis. Instead of ski poles, the children use crutch skis a' piece of equipment that ends i in a mini ski and is operated by cables from a hand grip. The crutch ski helps the skier brake effectively and negotiate turns, manoeuvers almost impossible on one ski. The instructors work for Track Three Ski, an organiza- tion for those who depend on crutches to walk, which is assisted by Ontario govern- ment grants and equipment from ski manufacturers. The children received basic ski instruction at the Crippled Children's Society before tackling the slopes. The course lasts 10 weeks and also teaches the skiers to cope with j-lifts, t-bars and chair lifts. Some of the skiers have done so well they have left the beginner slopes behind to find something more challenging. Nabob Coffee Pink Salmon Community calendar The Margaret Hartley Club will meet at p.m. Friday at the home of Mar- jorie Long, 422 28th St. S. A Valentine bridge and whist party will be held at 8 p.m. Feb. 4 at St. Augustine's Parish Hall. The party is sponsored by the evening branch of ACW. There will be prizes and refreshments will be served. r Terry Duffy has been named president of the Inter-City Dart League with Ann Wolstencroft, secretary treasurer. Five clubs participate in the league which runs for six weeks starting Sspt. 1. Toss 0-Hama, director of the Hi Neighbour Dance Club, is looking for an inexpensive dance hall. Everything he has viewed so far is too expensive, he says. Anyone with a suitable hall available once or twice monthly .is asked to contact him at 328- 0634. Also directing the Golden Mile Dancers, he reports the 24 members have been performing at several local rest homes and are slated to appear at the Taber Senior Citizen's home Feb. 6. Mrs. Daryl Sturrock, who for three years has tried un- successfully to establish a local rehabilitation centre for women, is now fired with the need of staying with the dying dur- ing their final hours of life. She reports she has seen too many dying people shunned and left alone, just when they need the company of others most. She claims present hospital and medical staff are so highly organized they have ceased to be human in their attitudes towards the dying. Consequently socie- ty in general has adopted a callous attitude, she says. Mrs. Sturrock is prepared to accept speaking engagements to air her views on this matter. Yvonne Storfie, ex-Girl Guide Ranger and member of the Big Brother Organization, whose fight against violence and obscenity on television has attracted a mounting army of protesters, finds her speaking engagements 'are keeping her busy. In addition to addressing the 4-H club directors she'll be speaking to the women of both St. Andrew's and St. Augustine's churches. She will be a panelist at New Dayton at the Regional Catholic Women's Conference and will address the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs March 6. Mrs. Storfie reports she is being backed by McKillop United Church, the WCTU the Salvation Army, both LDS stakes, the Pincher Creek IODE and St. Basil's Catholic Women's League. She can be reached at 328- 5846. There will a Christian Science testimony meeting at tonight in the church auditorium, 1203 4th Aye. S. Everyone welcome. Southland Nursing Home Auxiliary will hold its annual meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday. Reports should be ready. i The Lethbridge Women's Institute will hold a sewing tea at p.m. Feb. 3 at the home of Mrs. G. Fames. Hostesses will be Mrs. M. Craddock and Mrs. A. Wilson. love is... giving her the space to be herself. Marg Ingle's Primrose Shop Ltd. FALL AND WINTER CLEARANCE SALE Savings 20% to SALE STARTS A.M. CHARGES Thurs., Jan. 30th, 1975 OPEN THURSDAY and FRIDAY TILL 9 00pm 613 4fh AVe. S. 2IIM. WESTERN FAMILY 2 39 Orange Tang 4 pack 19 1 r Orange Juice SUN HYPE or urwwMtomcl 48 oz. FLQUR ROBIN HOOD 20 Ib. bag 49 2 Pancake Mix AUNTJEMIft liar or Butterm AUNTJEMIMA Regular or Buttermilk 3% Ib. Marmalade RolnrltoM Inportad. Ant. 12 oz. RQO Facial Tissue CCo ................WW Scottlw. Economy size ...............................WU Mince Meat QCo Wax Paper Refills QQc 100 2 rolls Liquid Detergent 119 Tender Vittles RQo I Git Food Purlin nil. IZoz............................WW MO Layer Cakes OQo Pippiridjt Firm. Frozan tut...........................U W Scott Towels OQo Deep Dish Pies QQo PilmoliH.SZoz. Purex Whlti.4rollpkg. Camdi Gride A, lull nil........... Ib. 1 09 ROUND STEAKS Sirloin Tip Roast 149 Canada Grade A Round or Rump Roast I09 Canada Grade A I Turkeys Grade A 12-24 Ib. Lim Turkoys Grades 16-1 8 Ib. Lim Limited Supply tb Limited Supply Potatoes Local Rod or whites. Cello bag Greon Onions California (rain bunches Radishes California cello pack Bananas Dole golden ripe 0ran98S BUTTERHORNS APPLE PIE 99 each OATMEAL COOKIES dozen WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES ;