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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta JUly LETHBRIDOE Skirt-orientated fashion takes hemline below knee By MARGARET NESS NEW YORK Bulky. That's the adjective most used by the fashion commentators at the fall-winter collections being presented by American designers to the fashion press. The trend-setters are pushing blouson bulky knits and flowing capes. There's this to be said about this new bulky It is controlled. There's usually a and bulk either at the top or the seldom both. Even the yards of cape material manage to look like since many capes are unlined. they touch and outline the shoulders and hips. As to skirt Oscar de la Renta says they are in proportion to the balance of the each costume dictates its own This means the hemline is at least below the kneecap. Many of the bulky tweed skirts reach the top of the calf. For floor-length seems more popular than the newer ankle- length. Colors for fall are seldom bright. Although red has appeared in most it's the taupe and soft tweeds that are the winners. Deep wine shades are popular too. The variations are called everything from burgundy most frequently used to Anne Klein's a tawny wine. There's also aubergine and often mixed with pinkish tones. Loden and hunter's green appear and sombre shadings are seen for evenings. The many fall moods of black include Adele Simpson's overblouse dress in matte Anne Klein's glove-soft black leather wrap cardigan and the costume spiced with a red and Oscar de la Renta's 17 black evening including a black velvet tank-top dress with a black and glitter striped jacket trimmed with black ostrich feathers. Ostrich and fur are two of the season's popular trims. Ostrich is confined to but fur collars and cuffs add glamor to everything from a voluminous poplin raincaps with silver fox collars by John Anthony. DOLLAR SYRUP 44 oz. jug 19 Ostrii-h trim in-thing evening dresses sport sombre rich trims 1 Potato Salad sst 2s89c Mustard Bean Salad Canned Pop PLUS DEPOSIT Casserole Dinners Wagon Wheels Tomatoes srr_._ 2l75c Marshmallows n 2i69c 89C Margarine srrssr. Fetish-worshipping sects attracting tourist trade Senegal Queen Sebeth of Sigana regally stepped out of her resplendent in all her fine robes and jewelry and pushed away a young pig with her bare foot. The African queen's two both bare- sat in the dust nearby and looked on with po- lite interest as the foreign vis- itor was introduced. is the toubab the a small and delicate woman in her early asked the inter- preter in her native tongue. Told he was from she him we were very sorry to hear of the death of King de Gaulle. We're afraid we don't know very much about the new king except that his name sounds like This was before President Pompidou's death. Aside from her interest in world affairs. Queen Sebeth's main occupation is that of spiritual leader for the ani- mistic of African traditional people over whose four villages she reigns. Queen Sebeth and her fol- lowers are one of the many colorful fetish-worshipping sects to be found in Casa- mance. the folklore rich southern province of the West African republic of Senegal. In as in other vil- lages in the the visitor can see the usually set near hol- lowed-out wooden tam-tam drums and often close to the entrance of the sacred forests where only the village ruler and council of wise elders can penetrate. Last year some tour- ists visited Senegal an many more are expected this prncipally in Casamace and in the giant Yiokolo Koba na- ture reserve in east Senegal where croco- diles and a 500-strong colony of hippopotami live. To the south of the reserve lies the Coniague reachable by rickety open mini-buses called bush taxis which are elaborately decorated in garish colors and always overcrowded. Great New Styles from Camm's for Cool Summer Wear Lovely New for com- binations of White Kid with Navy Wet Look I White Kid with Brown Wet Look White Kid with j Red Wet Look Identical Matching HANDBAGS are available at Camm's See these now S by SAVAGE SJmade in Italy narrow medium widths. In g'while or glove leather lined. natural crepe sole. Low Heel Sandals Sling back style with iS white covered Jute trim. I 1 EXTRA SPECIAL FlilHHlSlRdilt In dark tan with natural 799 crepe sole only Open Thurs. and Fri. until p.m. Camm's Shoes 403 5th Strut 8. The Coniaguis. a warm anc friendly are mainl- noted for their exotic bb sometimes painful initiatic particularly the cumcision ceremony fo young women to be admitted as adults in the tribe. Those to be initiated are covered with pearls and med- als and the village women look on chanting and while the operation is carried If- out. For those who prefer an island paradise the French-owned Club Mediter- rannee has set up a haven Cape with endless beaches of fine white sand on the shores of the south lined by graceful coconut trees and lush vegetation. One cove on the beach is principally occupied women in their late 40s and 50s whose main delight to be nude sunbathing. Senegalese well aware of the wealth brought to the turn a blind eye to some of the tourists' activi-p but they frown on nud-r- ism at other beaches open the general public. Attempting to explain apparently contradictory situ-f one official we know the local women are often but it is a custom. When the come here we expect them follow their own customs at least keep their suits jg Teacher must leave life's work CAPE ST. Nfld. jf Government lations covering teacher fications apparently will Nora Benoit from the classroom next fall for the first time since 1942. Mrs. Benoit says she loves teaching and does not want to leave the but family pressures make it impossible for her to take upgrading courses required by the government. doesn't make the Mrs. Benoit adding that she will feel when the term starts. CORNISH GAME HENS GROUND BEEF BABY BEEF LIVER. GLENWOOD CHEESE BOLOGNAt Limited Supply each 79C i Piece Ib. 69 CHERRIES Washington Ib. ORANGES Sunkist CABBAGE California crisp green Canada No. 1 JUMBO RED ONIONS Soanish type afc S W BRAN MUFFINS DINNER BUNS dozen 55 dozen BREAD 1O loaveiaUB loaves4 White or Brown ;