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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta THE BETTER HALF Barnes Cremation RE FUN OS I 'My husband didn't like Rural attitudes EDMONTON Isabel the wife of Alberta's lieutenant- who moved from an urban to a rural area 46 years says she sometimes gets discouraged at the attitude of farm people. Ralph Steinhauer's investiture as the province's 10th vice-regal representative marked full circle for Mrs. born in N. Y. The transition from city to rural life after she married in 1928 was tough when the move was made to a small farm on the Saddle Lake reserve in the Two Hills area. Both she and her a full-blooded became in- volved in farm organization in she became the director of District 4 of the Farm Women's Union of Alberta. Mrs. Steinhauer said farmers tend to band together only when times are rough. unity there's strength and co-operative ideas are the ones that will get them furthest but they just drift away when things get a little better. have been farm or- ganizations of one kind or an- other for many years really little has been achieved. think what the farmers could do if they went Winner sought Winner of the mini-rocker which was raffled at the mini- craft display during last week's Whoop-Up is be- ing sought by fair officials. The lucky ticket holder is Rod Butycky of and he is asked to contact 329-4232 in order to collect his prize. into the business themselves. how grain-handling charges went down when the Prairie wheat pools were formed. But as soon as a farm group tries to start the big corporations launch a price war that puts them out of ATTITUDE CHANGED She said she was by the lack of commitment to the country when she first came to Canada. at we went through the oath of alle- giance and all that bit every morning and when I first came to Canada I could not believe schools here did not practice the same sort of She said it was not until later that she realized the effect of the indoctrination in the United we criticize the things that are not good and try to change She said she and Mr. Stein- hauer were deeply involved in the farm union movment in the 1950s because there was a strong local in our dis- wanted agricultural vocational training to be in- troduced at all rural high schools and were also seeking help with textbooks. never got very far get- ting agricultural subjects into the high schools but they did go ahead and set up a textbook rental Mrs. Steinhauer said farm people have been enthusiastic about the vice-regal appoint- ment. gives them a sense of pride that somebody from their community has received such an COUSIN OF MOUSE The lemming is a stout rodent beloning to the same family as most Canadian mice. popular in Britain LONDON The Estruscans or the Greeks might have started or perhaps the Indians. Ancient Roman aristocrats found it fashionable. It wasn't until centuries later that the worried about disease perhaps realizing space on their island was getting took to despite opposition. disposal by now is practised in 60 per cent of British deaths. That was nearly bodies last year. The Cremation Society of Great Britain has been mark- ing its centenary with cocktail lectures and a bus outing to the oldest crematorium in the country. Queen Victoria's Sir Henry saw a model of an experimental fur- nace developed by two Italian scientists at the exhibition of Vienna in 1873. With knowledge of the conditions in British overcrowded and reeking of potentially infec- tious typhoid and diptheria he was attracted to the idea. PASSED RESOLUTION The following year he pub- lished a book The Treatment of the Body after which aroused interest among artists and scientists. In a they the dis-- approve the present custom of burying the and we desire to substitute some mode which shall rapidly resolve the body into its com- ponent by a process which cannot offend the and shall render the remains perfectly innocuous. some better method is we desire to adopt that usually known as It was another five years be- fore the first body was cre- mated in the new Italian appa- ratus. It was a horse. One achievement of the cre- mation movement was a judg- ment in 1884 that cremation was provided it did not cause a nuisance. Still cremation was not ac- cepted. The real boom did not come until after the Second World War. Another landmark was the Pope's relaxation in 1964 of the ban on cremation of Roman Catholics. Cremation still is prohibited for members of the Greek and Russian Orthodox Moslems and Zoroastrians. Britain now has more than 200 crematoria. GREEN'S ANNUALSUMMERI I Short and Discontinued Lines of HEEL HUGGERS and SELBY SHOES Reg. to 32.00 pair NOW pair Must Got TENDER TOOTSIES Reg. to 10.00 pair NOW pair 5 99 Must be Cleared to make Way for our Fall Lines TEENERS SHOES Reg. to 22.00 pair NOW pair..... 5 99 Men's SUMMER SHOES Blue Black White off A SELECTION OF LADIES' HANDBAGS Mostly beige and white. Off Short and Discontinued Lines of GOLD CROSS and AIR STEP SHOES Reg. to 28.00 NOW pair Must be CHILDREN'S SANDALS Short lines Reg. to 6.00 pair NOW pair Selection of Short and Discontinued Lines of SUMMER SANDALS Reg. to 19.00 Now pair 5.99 Reg. to 25.00 Now pair 7.99 Selection of MEN'S SHOES Must be cleared. Reg. to 24.00 pair NOW pair............. BALANCE OF LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S SUMMER SANDALS off GREEN'S SHOES Open Thursdays till 9 p.m. Downtown on Sixth Street July 1974 LETHBRIDGE HERALD 31 Cake Duncan Mines Digestive 16 oz. TOMATOES MARSHMALLOWS W Kraft 11 oz. Colored Jet Puffed LICORICE ALLSORTS QQc DOWNEY 149 28 W Fabric 66 CASSEROLE DINNERS OXYDOL Lipton Goulash R King Size INSTANT COFFEE FACIAL TISSUE Maxwell House 10 Kleenex Economy Size mm DETERGENT 119 BARBECUE SAUCE Joy twin 24 Heinz 18 oz. assorted mm GROUND BEEF Freshly Ground Ib CHUCK STEAKS 950 PURE PORK SAUSAGE Small casing. Ib Fresh Whole Frying Chicken yoc Ib................................................................... I W CANTALOUPE California Jumbo 23's GRAPES Seedless Red Cardinals CORN ON THE COB d h 590 Washington Sweet Canada No. 1 CODS V PLUMS 7 S1 California 12 Varieties ....................................W Ib. mm ENGLISH CUCUMBERS 3 f Hydroponically Grown fOf asV BROWNIES CINNAMON BUNS 6 BREAD White or Brown I loaves 39 .14 ;