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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE IEHBR1DGE HERAID Saturday, July 4, 1970- For The Record By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Family Editor WOMEN may be out of a tight situation if they are to take the word British Leland Motors Canada Limited researchers. It seems a survey they conducted recently shows that girdles and women drivers don't mix. Girdle manufacturers will be unhappy over the news that the pull from elastic garters tends to hoist the woman driver's feet off the pedals. To overcome this, says the report, she pushes against the pull and ends up going faster than she really intends. (Don't try this for an excuse on the next traf- fic policeman.) Also, according to the report, girdles cause women to squirm When you're squirming in your girdle you're not concentrating. When you're not con- centrating you're likely to run through a red light or into the back of some male driver's car whose only problem is his golf game. Fun-loving golf can hardly be compared with a tight girdle. Putting the little ball in the little Hole seems much less of a complicated situation than putting a larger spherical object into a smaller container. The report doesn't indicate who conducted the survey or who squeezed themselves into their girdles to drive for the test. Probably women who wear girdles speed so they can get home faster and get them off. But maybe they just like to drive fast. Anyway, we'd appreciate seeing a report on what makes men speed. They can't all be wearing girdles. Tight belts? Ties? Now about those slim trousers. If you have a wallet in the back pocket and a pipe and lighter in the side pocket, just how com- fortable are they anyway? Can't help but consider the comments of the president of the Canadian Library Association in the light of some local criticism over American imports Bruce Peel told librarians this week in Hamilton that if it hadn't been for importing special- ists and managerial types, Canadian libraries would not have been able to keep up their expansion of recent years It's very true and very valid point we may feel our national or provincial pride ruffled when "outsiders" are hired for top posts but can we really expect that a city the size of Lethbridge has persons trained in every field? and that's an important point in this day of specialization train- ing. 'To keep on promoting people within an organiza- tion simply because they are there is enforcing the Peter Principle every employee tends to rise to the highest level of his incompetence Employers have long considered this type of pro- motion to be a morale booster maybe for the individual but not for the staff It shouldn't matter whether a man comes from Okanagan, B.C. or Okanogan, Wash, if he's the best for the task at hand We weren't all born in Lethbridge, nor Alberta, nor even Canada, but we assume that the people who are here are interested enough in the city to help it grow s, SUIT NEWS FROM LONDON Left: Leisure suit with Man-about-town suit with plain waistcoat and no buttons, belted jacket and brass buttons designed by Norman designed by Norman Hartnell in clothing by Reid and Hartnell in cloth by Reid and Taylor of Scotland. Centre: Taylor of Scotland. Right: A two-piece waistcoat suit with a diagonal eight button fastening and square cut bottom. The trousers are slightly flared from the knees. The cloth is a British fine lambswool herringbone. Suit by Francis Jennings of London. All Lengths Fashionable, Says Commentator Edmonton Buyers Look To Midi Coats EDMONTON (CP) "Coats out here arc going down to the midi length this fall there's no doubt in my mind at says Nadean Smith, co-owner of an Edmonton high-fashion dress shop. Her statement is borne out by other fashion buyers on the Prairies. Most stores are plan- ning to bring in midi lengths this fall, for young buyers at least. Even for the older, more conservative w o m a n, hem __ FURNITURE AND UPHOLSTERY 522 5th Street South IASTEDO First Woman In U.S. History Martha Grifiiths Seeks Leadership Post He said the midi is definitely in, but that it will not be ac- cepted overnight. For most women, the move to midi would be gradual. Alex Xrolik, a Saskatoon fur- agrees that hem lengths are going down in fur coats as well. He is bringing in lengths to the knee and a few below the knee. Mr. Krolik said he bypassed the maxi coat because he didn't think women were ready it. But he thinks the mini las run its course and the fashion industry is tied of the short look. Howev.er, the fashion experts agree that if a woman wants to wear the midi length, she ought to wear it properly. "It's an elegant said Mrs. Smith. "But you've got to have the total look, including the right hat, boots, maybe a muff." Mrs. Heath agreed: "That's right. It's a look, not just a coat or dress or skirt." A junior fashion buyer in Edmonton said he had not liked the midi when he first saw it being shown. "But recently I saw a show where the designer had really put the look together well. The skirts were split, giving a tan- talizing look at the leg. There were elongated pockets. And Hie waist was back." Coat colors for fall will most- ly be dark, rich jewel colors. WASHINGTON (Reuters) Representative Martha Grif- fiths, a crusty veteran political campaigner from Detroit, hopes to become the first woman to reach a leadership post-in the history of the United States Con- gress. Mrs. Griffiths, a 58-year-old disdains any organ- ized campaign for a spot next year in the hierarchy of the House of Representatives. CASH BINGO HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HALL TONIGHT, SATURDAY 8 O'CLOCK A Blackout Bingo ployed for till won Saturday plus 2 7-Number Jackpots JACKPOTS NOW AND S Cardi for or 25c each (Located Next to No. 1 Firehall) But Leonor Sullivan (Dem. her promoter, said she is whipping up support among House members in an effort to push Mrs. Griffiths into the post if assistant majority leader, or louse whip. "The response has been Mrs. Sullivan said. She added quickly that not one member of the House has made an issue of Mrs. Griffiths's fem- ninity. Normally the House majority eader names his own whip. Mrs. Griffiths's hopes rest on indications the House this year may adopt a new rule making he whip's post one that will lave to be voted upon by the Souse majority party. The House Speaker, John McCormack (Dem. has announced he will retire before ihe new Congress convenes in Train for Exciting Career in Medical, Dental Fields in Just f Months! v, Exclusive Classroom, Home Study Courses! Career Academy graduates enjoy high- 1 paying, rewarding positions (full and art-time) in these prestige fields ou can train to become a Medical or Denial Assistant Modern laboratory school NATIONWIDE PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE at No Extra Cost Write or call today for a free copy of "Spot- light on new colorful booklet explainirtR wonderful career opportuni- INTERNATIONAL CARBEK ACADEMV OP CANADA LTD. htop 8 Kin? Street East Please send me my free copy of "Spotlight I am interested in D Ciassioom C3 Home January. The majority leader, Carl Albert (Dem. is the odds-on choice to take Mc- Cormack's place. A wide-open race is shaping up among the men for the job of majority leader, which will be decided by a vote of the party with the most seats after the November congressional elec- certainly the Democratic party. There now are 10 women rep- resentatives in the 435-member MR. H. W. MATHESON Will be in Lelhbridae EATON'S HEARING AID CENTRE Stereo Room 2nd Floor THURSDAY, JULY 9th a.m. lo p.m. Invites you to an honest ap- praisal of your hearing ef- ficiency. You won't believe your eyes or ears when you hear and The 'DISCRET' By QUALITGNE Make Your Appointment By Phoning 327-8551 Eaton's qualified audiomelrist Democrats and four Republicans. Mrs. Griffiths, who was elected to the House in 1955, is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and a for- mer Detroit judge. In the last 15 years she has risen to a powerful senior posi Mon on the influential House ways and means committee, and also sits on the House com- mittee which names the mem- bership of all other House pan- els. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "Do you suppose there's any truth to that ridiculous rumor that- we're ike highest form of BEAUTY SCHOOL s. of ELEGANCE Owned and Operated by ETHEL DOWNEY Complete Beauty Culture By 3 Expert Teachers "A Modern School .With Modern Methods of Teaching" NIGHT CLASSES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Thursday and Friday till 9 p.m. Slud.nli Apply Now Name........................... Address SCHOOL OF ELEGANCE 31V 7lh Sl-eet South lethbridge An outspoken liberal, Mrs. Griffiths has frequently taken on in debate many of the louse's leading conservative eaders and has particularly championed the rights of the American taxpayer and con- sumer. Local Hostel Has Served 110 Youths Odyssey House, The Leth- bridge Youth Aid Centre has now been operating for two weeks and has served approx- imately 110 transient youth. Brian Brindley, ons of the co- directors of the centre says the aver'age stay is one or two nights and the travellers pay 50 cents per night which is standard price across Canada for hostels. Donations are still needed for the hostel including blankets, linen, beds and utility items. The centre has applied to be incorporated under the provin- cial Societies Act and is await- ing a reply before the lease on the building currently being used can be signed. F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT 6th Ave. A and 13th St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 cards for l.OO or 2St Each -Twelve 7 Number Garnet JACKPOT Free Games and fret Card DOOR PRIZE Children under 16 not allowed INGER'S CERAMICS STUDIO 'Things to do and how to do them' JOIN IN THE WORLD'S MOST FASCINATING HOBBY EVENING and AFTERNOON CLASSES Phone 328-2189 s Nothing makes a home so personally your own as children's portraits. ROCHELLE 1 year Daughter of MR. AND MRS. D. McCANN COAIDAIE LOCATED JUST ACROSS FROM THE CPR DEPOT ;