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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Herald Kiddies9 zoo fun for all Fourth July 1974 Pages 33-40 Chris Stewart 1 Coping with a language barrier could make travelling to the World Fair in Spokane 'difficult for Japanese people were it not for the accomodating service offered by Northern Bus Lines. Two recent busloads of Japanese fair-goers from Raymond and Lethbridge were delighted to find their hostess was none other than U of L student Asae a new arrival from Japan 10 months ago. She conversed with them in their native tongue throughout the trip. Wood orchids in the lovely Porcupine Hills and patches of flaming red mallows in the Oldman River bottom are only part of the surprises greeting the expectant members of the Naturalists' Society as they take to the hills and coulee beds of Southern Alberta Open to all outdoor enthusiasts well as out- ings still to be enjoyed this summer will include a trip to St Mary's Reservoir on July directed by Mrs. Diana a two-day trip to Plateau north of Aug. 10 and directed by Steve a visit to Tyrrell's Aug. directed by president Dr F R Harper and a visit to Waterton on Sept directed by Michael O'Shea. Members are keenly interested in the rock teepee rings and artifacts unearthed in the Crowsnest area since road construction and pipeline laying has cut into the out- lying areas Bird counting in the Kehoe Six Mile Coulee and nature reserve areas Indian Battle ia another interest shared by members A visit to the area surrounding the British Army base at Suf- field is planned by members of the Archeological Society in order to determine if damage has been done by military training staged in the area That rich in Indian artifacts and wild is a haven for grouse and antelope. Another area interesting society members is the Sundial plateau and the Indian medical ring and slumber forma- tion of north of previously spotted from the air by an observing pilot. The fund-raising campaign has already realized some for the new Rehabilitation Centre slated for North Lethbridge In addition to the provincial government's dollar per dollar a hefty donation of has been received from the from the Rotary architectural drawings valued at from local architect Norm Fooks and in construction time from Gunner Holte You don't have to operate your own private park to enter the annual gardens and grounds competition sponsored by the Lethbridge and District Horticultural Society All that's re- quired is an entry blank obtainable from secretary Mrs. Stephanie Wolstencroft at 327-0849 and a pale green thumb Eligible for awards are grounds of 50 feet and less than 50 new composite gardens including fruits or unusual gardens and commercial gardens Deadline for entries is July 31 Gardens will be judged before Aug 10 An 80-mile weekly round trip doesn't dampen the ardor of singing enthusuast Mrs Lee Baldwin of Carmangay who makes the weekly trip to Lethbridge to participate in Symphony chorus practices. Imagine learning something and having fun at the same time. Well that's the name of the game at Kiddies' Zoo in the Whoop-Up compound at Lethbridge's summer fair. A chance to renew ac- quaintances with practically every farm animal im- aginable and then some lies in store for fairgoers from three to 93. And if one happens to be a people the Kiddies' Zoo is one of the best arenas. Exhibition officials planned the Kiddies' Zoo to be an educational media for the youth and it has fulfilled that objective with flying colors. Darren of saw three animals he hadn't seen before. A grubby little finger pointed out the geese and a black sheep and or is that a Darren's friend Adrian also of wondered if anything would eat the baby chicks that managed to escape from their pen And of the pair of Adrian liked the colored one the best. they sleep -The Herald Family The lambs and sheep didn't hold much interest for Adrian. He had seen them else It was a sight to much to behold for Jennifer of Raymond. All she could spout was Horsey Her sister managed to imitate a donkey call with Bob Baker said the Kiddies' Zoo was great for the es- pecially for ones from the city. from the farm and even our kids go for it Connie of said the zoo offered young people a chance to learn something about farm life. Sara ol thought the zoo was nice The best part for her was feeding and petting the back of the pony. She even added the chicken ate some of her snow cone. Michell of Brooks liked the best and then the bunnies In a pigeons and goats adorned the miniature farmyard Just adjacent to the Kid- dies' Zoo and still within the fair officials have erected a pony ride to allow the kids to take full measure of the farm life For the adults who want to let their children look at the farm several cattle breed associations have brought purebred animals to individual pens for display Eve MARANJO'S Summer Clearance CONTINUES Balance of Regular SUMMER SANDALS OFF Large Selection of SANDALS Reg. to 30 00 CLEARANCE pair 199 ONE TABLE SHOES and SANDALS Selection of SUMMER HANDBAGS Va OFF Short and Discontinued Lines MEN'S SHOES Reg. to 37 00 CLEARANCE PRICE............ ONE TABLE SHOES and SANDALS 999 WORLD OF SHOES Opan Thursday till 9 p.m. 317A Sixth Street South Come and throw the Nelene Palmer of Thunder tries to sway the fun seekers in the midway over to her ball- throwing booth to take a chance and test their skills during Whoop-Up Days at the exhibition grounds. The ball-throwing booth is only one of many and various games of chance at the fair. PLAYTEX CROSS YOUR HEART NEW from Royal Doulton introducing Stoneware by Royal Presenting FOREST GLEN. Stylized peonies in gold and cinnamon accented with dark brown Banded in cinnamon Also available m 3 other distinctive patterns and 2 banded designs 16-piece starter set 4500 45-pieceset Holloware pnced individually Suggested retail prices Better than saving over open stock on all sets. Royal Doulton have revived another great English tradition to add character and distinction to your tablesettmg Stoneware is beautifully different has all the rather rustic and body appearance of traditional stoneware The of the produces a bold embossed effect Royal Doulton Stoneware gives you traditional beauty and charm with every modern practical advantage In it's dishwasher detergent freezer and oven proof. Ask us about the Royal Doulton 2-year guarantee Royal Doulton Stoneware Contest Fill out entry below and drop in barrel at Hoyts You could win a set of Royal Doulton Stoneware. Come in and select your favorite pattern in this exciting new line. Winner of the draw will receive a 16 pee. set of their choice. You Always Do Bottor at NAME ADDRESS PHONE My Choice of pattern is DOWNTOWN Call China 327-5767 Shoppers reject metric system LONDON British housewives don't like their meat and vegetables being weighed in those foreign kilo- grams instead of pounds and ounces British butchers and grocers are refusing to go over to the metric system And says the government's metrication board in its annual is one reason why Britain's changeover to the metric system is running two years behind schedule. The board suggests that the government should name a date when all shoppers will be made to go metric. The target date had been the end of next but it will not be achieved until early in the board said. such as the butchers' and which weigh foods in front of the are unlikely to start using metric measures until they are legally required to do so. The government must remove the remaining legislative obstacles to metric the board says. In it should be made legal to sell in prescribed metric quantities all those such as which at present can only be sold m packages relating to imperial pounds and ounces On the broader front of in- commerce and educa- tion as a the board says there is a good chance that the change to metrication should be by target date set in 1965. The board that much progress has been made toward metrication. Many sectors of industry have almost com- pleted the change NEW sofr sideR Ail-Around Stretch Tricot Luxurious all- around tricot softness and comfort. soft tricot cups and stretch tricot sides for superb comfort and combined with unique Cross Your Heart bra styling for youthful support and separation. Available in three styles with stretch straps Regular Cup Fiberfill Fully Padded Replace your old bra FREE Playtex brands not another Soft same style and size as original When you buy a new PLAYTEX sofr si See store display for details offer expires Aug. 31 1 974 Simpsons-Sears Ltd. at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee eatiafaetlon or money refunded and free delivery Store Hours Open Daily 9 30 a m. to 5 30 p m Thursday and Friday 9 30 a m to 9 00 p m Centre Village Mall Telephone 743-039E ;