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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ThurtJoy, July Z7, THI LETHMIDGE MtRAlD 17 Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: We arc a group of Winnipeg teen- agers who wisli to thank you for your forthright opinion on that weirdo-freak superstar who comes out loaded with jewelry, dressed like a dame and docs this creepy number where she chops off a doll's head and the mnkc-helieve blood all over lite stage. The psycho hangs himself at the close of the act. I'll bet you caught plenty of heat from the lunatics who flunk that lousy noise is right on. Too bad they don't rec- ognize hysterical emotionalism for what if is. Entertainment should Ic-uvc an audience with a deeper appreciation for beauty. We object to groups that use cheap sensationalism and shock stuff to musk a lack of talent. American and Canadian teenagers should rebel against junk at ridiculous prices by organizing clubs U) stamp out violence, perversion and creepy groups. For a generation that claims to be against v.'ar, against pollution, and says it uar.ts to save lite1, environment, v.hy not start by eliminating Ihe garbage from our ewi> lives The lyrics to some of Lhe biggest hits are so dirty, I'm sure the adults don't know what the words mean. We're glad you had the courage to print that letter. Ann. With You DEAR WITH: Thanlrs for writing. The mail ran 10 lo one AGAINST US. DEAR ANN LANDERS: I'm upset and can't think straight. Just say "go" or "don't go." A good friend phoned last night to say she and her sister had just finished addressing the invitations to her wedding. They had miscalculated somehow and were six invitations short. She asked if I would feel hurt if I didn't receive an en- graved invitation, but a note instead. I said. "Of course not." Now my mother fells me I am crazy that I should not go to the wedding because it is plain that my friend considers me less important than the olher guests. What do you say? I really want to go, Ann. Bon Bon DEAR BON: T say go. The bride is obviously in 3 spot and she is counting on her closest friends to understand. Don'L let her down. Confidential lo Miserable. Unhappy and Insignificant: Try to be pleasant and uncomplaining. Thirteen is a horrible age for a girl who has a sister sixteen. I promise that life will be brighter when you are sixteen and she is nineteen. DEAR ANN LANDERS: My boylriend and his parents are planning a cross counlry trip in a trailer. He invited me lo go afong. There would be his parents, his sister. Josh and me. Josh and I are both 17. I asked my folks and they said it would be O.K. Now Josh tells me his folks have changed their minds. I am very upset. My folks wonder what their reason was. Should they call Josh's folks and ask? Disappointed DEAR DIS: No. Josh's folks should have called your folks and issued the invitalion. Since they did not, you were not actually invited. Home of Canadian heroine restored by descendant By JEAN SHARP t'P Women's Editor OUliENSTON, Onl. (CD Among the authenticated arti- facts in Laura Sccord's newly reslorod home is a rusly cow bell bought as a joke for SO cents. "S o in c o n e should have killed lhat cow years says Gerald Stevens, the Ca- nadian authority who fur- nished Ihe house. The cow he means lived in legend only She was supposed lo have accompanied Mrs. Se- cord on her 20-mile walk through woods and fields to warn a British force that the Americans were coming. WROTE MEMORIAL The Secords lived in Ihe house in Quecnslon from lo 1835. Laura's husband James, was a merchant and militiaman who suffered sc. vere and crippling wounds in the battle of Queens I. on Heights, during the War of 1812. ft was in 1313 that Laura carried the warning of an im- pending American allack to the British at Beaver Dams She was given no recogni lion for her feat until 1860. When she was 85 she wrote a memorial describing her sen ice that so impressed the then Prince of Wales (King Ed- ward Vfl) that he awarded her a gift of She survived her husbajid by 27 years, dying in 1868 in Chippawa. Restoration expert Peter John Stokes of Niagara-on- the-Lake look the house apart lo discover its original dimen- sions and recreate floor plan "We had to take down a porch and balcony, and liter- ally they had raised the roof. It was a storey and a hah" and had made inlo two sto- The building restoration was done under architect James Secord, who is a de- see n d a n of (he original James' older brother. Mr. Burke-Gaffney says it was as much like the original ai possible. i "Floors were replaced with I 125-year-old pine. All the ma- terials and methods used were of the period. All the nails are hand made." He said coincidences abounded during the Ihrce- year project. They have had an unsolicited letter from a woman in the United Stales who is a descendant of Laura's niece. When her niece died. Mrs. Secord sent rose cuttings for her grave and de- scendants of the bushes still are Ihriving. They hope to be able to get cuttings to use at the house. The furnishings have been done u'ilh (he .same attention to detail by Mr. Stevens and his wile, James Secord was not a particularly successful mer- chant, and after he was wounded, the family had little mcncy. Mr. Stevens says he chose the furnishings with that in mind "I read everything I could and formed an opinion. She wanted the best and he couldn't manage it. So we fried to equate lhat." All of the furnishings are of (lie 1803-1835 period, except for one small chest. The house has been open to the public since its official opening this summer. JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, July 27th Sdaniored by Ladiei' Aid of St. Peter and St. Poul'i Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL CORNER T2lh STREET B AND 7th AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts ct and ii Won Every Thuriday 2nd Jackpot in 59 Number! 5th 7 No. Jackpot S40 _ Pot 'o Gold I7J 25t PER CARD OR 5 FOR SI.00 ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Pertonl under 16 years not allowed DIAMOND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. George Forchuk 5r. of 2614 5 Ave. 5., were recently hon- ored with a family reception on ihe occasion of their 60lh anniversary. The reception, held at the home of their son, Peter of Vauxhall, was attended by their children, George Jr. of Vauxhall, Mary Arvizo of Los Angeles, Veronica Deligt of Red Deer, Rose Sundqurst of Vancouver ond Steve of Trenton, Onf. The couple hos grand- children and 18 great grandchildren. RESTORED HOME Architect's drawing shows the newly restored home of laura Secord in Oueenslon, Ont. Almosl three years of research and reconstruction have been involved in ,'eturning the structure to its original form. The Secords lived in the houso from 1803 to 1835. (CP photo) Federation of home and school needs increased parent involvement Mentally retarded can develop skills OTTAWA (CPl Menially- not Irying lo compete with Ihe retarded artisans have Ihe op- j large-volume manufacturer.'' I lion of producing an unimagina- But Mr. Halloran is convinced live wooden chair or high-fash-! that j[ imagination goes inlo the ion, hand-crafled furniture, says i design and if the sleps of pro- Gordon Halloran. duclion can be made simple The difference lies in the de- enough, products are possible igns Ihey are given lo work for which there is a real need. with, said the young industrial Some other ideas for the 3.000 j designer displaying furniture re-; retarded in Ontario's 82 "shel- embling lhat from a high- tered" workshops: priced import shop but which A small kiln lor firing ce- came from a workshop for Lhe ramie products, silk-screen ma- retarded, lerials. draperies, wall-hang- The display was al Ihe receul ings, lable linens and pillows conference of Ihe Ontario Asso- ant1 nursery-school or play- cialion lor the Mentally Re- school furniture, larded. The products were de- William Berendsen. adviser ol' signed by professionals, then adult sen-ices lor the associa- j hand.crafied by the menially re- tion. says a market exists for larded. play-school furniture in Ontario' Mr Halloran. 25. is an in homes, hospitals and schools for' duslrial designer himself. He the menially retarded. i joined the association's full-time "With Ihe help of a good de-1 staff last August to begin a pro- sign and the development staff: gram lo improve workshop group. Ihe menially relarded producls. i can produce beautiful "Many of (hose who were j "id Mr. Halloran. STRETCH ;VSfiTCHES GET FACTS IByeariogoELNA rAli: treated Slr.ith StltrJiM. Now comptl.ton pit setting excited TMV II 1 d) SUTPRMATIC C0n do than our com- pllltoiV 1971 modeli. ELNA SUPEB- rAli: MATIC Ii ruled Ihe molt vcnatile tewing machine. OONT BUY UNTIL YOU TIT fret dimonifratlon contact SEWING CENTRE 408 5th Street South Phon. 337.M77 or J27-B8U The purpose of any home and school association is lo help parents lo become Informed partners in Ihe education sys- tem, said June Lore, president of the Alberta Federation of Home arid Sithool Associations, Addressing the recent con csar MELCHERS DISIILI.CRICS LIMITED BrfUHICRVIlU. CANADA vention of the Iteration's Area Eleven representatives, Mrs. Lore said the days of the monthly home and school meet- ing are gone. "All associations musl gp.t to- gether lo devise other ways of involving parents in order to get information out to she said. "The trustees in the province are very interested in home and school but feel there isn't enough co-operation between the schools and the homes nr thaf there isn't enough inform- ation Retting lo the parents "We feel, al the federation level, that the home and school movement here has the struc- Inre 'n become a real informa- tion tj.-ganiiation." She said Ihe federation helps I the individual associations hy close connection with the frus- working al the unintereslin piecework, such as envelope stuffing or pasting labels 01 cans for hour after hour, an capable of doing somellu'ni more, of developing their skills further than he said. USE SKILLS Projects that he and Ihe eigh other staff members are deve] oping will provide high-quality marketable products and training ground for those whose i One of the I to apply the basic wood-working lalenls of Ihe retarded to manu lees and teachers, a newsletter i facture of good-design furniture and recommendation? to gov- ernment which aids the educa- tion 'system. Sire said the federation has arranged a meeting with both ministers of education for the near future to present views on tlie education system. The annual convention for the federation will be held in Red Deer al the Capri Motor Hotel Social studies will be the theme of the program. Rest home administrator ignores iire drill regulation A basic design submitted by Ernst Baringer of Toronto was selected and the componen parls broken down to tilings that could be easily made ant manufactured. A federal granl under the Local Initiatives Program helped get the project going Mr. Halloran and his staff have had several offers, includ- ing one from a manufacturer interested in buying furniture in quantity. "We don't know if we can i supply he said. "We're SAHN1A. Onl. 'CPl "Doc- tor red, doctor red Those are the code words used by an ad- ministrator of a local home for the aged to alert his staff that a fire drill is going to he hold. George admini.s- irator of lhi> Nnith l.amblon Resl Home, said he has been ignoring provincial fire drill regulations hecause he they could cause some elderly lo "die of fright." He told Lainblon Counly council that he felt il would be "traumatic experience" for resirienls if loud fire bolls without warning once a month as required under the Homes for Ihe Aged Acl. "fnslead of doing Ihis I had devised a plan where I would go on the public address sys- tem and say Uie words 'doc- lor red. doclor red'." He said Ihis advised his staff i of an impending fire drill, with- oul alarming residents. Bui Mi. Mayberry promised i council he would abandon this isyslcm and si art ringing fire i bells as ordered recently by an inspector from Ihe minisler of social and family services. I BINGO Scandinavian Hall 229 15lh St. "C" N. Fri., July 28 m p.m. Doors Open al p.m. 5 Cards for COLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE EACH SI.00 8lh and 12th Samel in 7 Numbers WORTH S135 in 54 Number! Sorry No One Under 16 Yean of Age Allowed playing her nrilc record as a sur- prise. WHAT'S IN STORE? BY Lois McLain Davis In tiore for the consumer today: assistance in buy- ing back-lo-school clothes, information aboul ihe Fam- ily Living Course and recipes for vacationers. First address for a purse-sized aid lo clothes buying pens ond envelopes ready? THE THIRTEtNTH LITTLE BOOK Write lo: Department of Consumer and Corpor- ate Affairs, Box No. 99 Ottawa for a hondy guide outlining Canada standard sizes. This dandy littls book tells how to measure and record your children'i siies. Thi sizirra of children's clothing by measurement rather than age was made possible by studies con- ducted by C.S.5. (Canada Standard A Con- sumer Services Official says, "If the mother buyin-g the clothing does not lake rhe lime lo measure the child, then the system useless." To remove some of the trail and error from clothes buying, send for the book, now. A FAMILY ROOM IN THE IVORY TOWER? It's true, we parents don't shop directly for the educational needs of our children We provide tax money and the Provincial Department of Education acts on our behalf. A much needed (I think) commodity has been out- lined by the Curriculum Branch of the Department It's called Family Life Education. If you want to know the Definition, Purposes and Objectives of this course, write to: Curriculum Branch, Department of Education, Ed- monton. Alberta. BAKING ANYONE? Last week I suggested some baking projects for young readers. Write and let me know if you tried Ihem. Here are two more recipes lo tiy: MATRIMONIAL CAKE Simmer pound of doles in enough water to covei. Keep adding water lo maintain liiol level. Mash with a potato masher and set it aside to cool. RUB TO CRUMBS: 1 cup flour 1 CUD bullcr '7 Isp. baking iOfJo 1 cup brown 1-8 isp. jolt cups rolled onls Pol smoothly into an B' by 8" can I'aK cl thr crumbs- ladle on ihe cooked dates. Add ihe olhrr half of crumbs. Pol firmly. Balce 40 minulev 325 degrees. PEPPERONI PIZZA Rise one loaf a) Rhodes frozrn brrcd in an oilpd bowl. When its'? light and ready, ioll it o.i en oiled board, very ihin, lo moke two 10" piua cruils. SAUCE on. (small (in) Vivo cup wn'rr Torntalo Paste Garlic icilt lo (asto ]i cup cooking oil Spread thii louce on the Sprinkle grnifd rrlln clirfise. Add slices of prppcroni and washed, mushooms. Bake al 475 dugrees until huhblv- Noic J.O.UCB wnll m I IIP 'frirlor, to 'not lo v, mry' if laste rrquirei o thin spread Inq thai ihere ii Ipfl ovor. TO ADD TO YOUR L-MART LIST: INGREDIENTS FOR ABOVE RECIPES. Your suggestions nro invited. WRITE TO BOX 31, LETHBRIDGE HERALD 1 hp orraann ncl ;