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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 38 -THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, June 12, 1974 Mary Stanfield impartial to position of second lady B> STEPHEN SCOTT The Canadian Press In 1967 Man, Stanfield was pushed across the country on short notice as her husband campaigned successfully for the national leadership of the Conservative partv hundreds uf thousands of miles and seven years later she is at his side again as he campaigns for a goal which might make her Canada s second lady all these years and all the work involved in three election campaigns, what does she think of the possibility of being a prime minister s wife9 Being the wife of a prime minister doesn t attract she said in an interview recently I d be happy to be a pi ivate person again It's a niLe thing to look forward to This comes from a woman who to help her campaigning husband has walked mile alter weary mile through shopping centres, down streets up to platforms, in and out of homes for the elderlv something cheerful or just a simple I'm SPECIAL OCCASION GIFTS from THE NOOK Westminster Plaza Phone 329-0700 Mary Stanfield In 1967, when her husband surprised her and others by throwing his hat in the lead- ership ring she said "I feel he has done extraor- dinarily well as premier of Nova Scotia But if this is a challenge to him it is a chal- lenge to me So the private person went public Mary married Mr Stanfield in 1957, three years after his first wife died in an auto acci- dent, leaving four children In the early years she concentrated on making a pleasant home for Mr Stanfield and the children, Sarah, Max, Judy and Mimi She has expressed pride that the children, now adults, have her both as mother and friend She had been a friend of their mother and was not a stranger to the family She kept public appearances to a minimum during the years when Mr Stanfield was premier of Nova Scotia 'I just hate speech making she once said But she knew what she was doing when she married a politician Her father was Judge VV L Hall, once leader of the Nova Scotia Conservative party and a former attorney-general 'My mother always said never, never marry a politi- she recalled recently 'Obviously I didn't take her advice Mrs Stanfield sometimes appears rather vague and lost as she follows her husband around But those who know her say she has an astute mind and wry sense of humor She obviously likes" I wouldn t have married a politician if I didn't like meeting gets enjoyment out of life A couple of weeks ago she joined press and staft on the Stanfield DC-9 jet in a sing- song as they winged toward Ottawa Mrs Stanfield does not de- scribe herself as being particularly interested in such wifely pursuits as housekeeping She would rather talk of gardens and flowers Mrs Stanfield has described herself as a night person, so she's all right for about one half the vigorous campaign her husband wages But the other half, early-morning rising, she doesn't like She admits to leaving politics to her husband If somebody wants to argue with her about Conservative policy she refers him to the of- fice Mamstreetmg has been very much part of Mr Stanfield's election campaign and some- times it's a strange procession that wends its way down the street, or through a shopping mall Mary may be some distance behind Robert, with Mimi walking in the middle, keeping tabs on both Mrs Stanfield says she never receives an uncomplimentary remark, only praise for her husband WeeWhimsv Campground family enjoys casual life Temporary homestead Grant family enjoys their temporary home LOYAL ORDER OF 1234-3rd Ave. N. Regular Wednesday Night p.m. 25 MONEY EXTRAS This week's Jackpot in 56 Numbers 5 cards SI SI cards pay double Door Prize one under 16 vears allowed to play AFTERNOON BINGO MOOSE 1234 3rd Ave. North 3 S1 Money DOUBLED Weekly Free Sponsored by The Moose Lodge No Children Under 16 Allowed to Everybody Welcome Tania Mane Prior will sent The original art for her quote Send your child s quotation to this paper By JUDE CAMPBELL Herald Staff Writer Eighteen days in a campground with a tent as home and a camp stove for warmth may not oe most people s idea of how to move from Ontario to Lethbndge But for the Don Grant family of London, camping has proved to be a perfect alternative to spending an indefinte amount of time living in a hotel It s been just great for the youngsters, and for us as well says Mrs Grant We re certainly not roughing it and although it s the first time we've been camping, it's fun and seems like a holiday The family have pitched ENJOY THE EASE OF LATEX PAINT PLUS THE BEAUTY OF WOOD STAIN. 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Bapco Paint Stores BAPCO camp at the Henderson Lake Campgrounds where, Mrs Grant, says there are all the comforts of home The grounds provide bath, laundry, cooking and recreation facilities, as well as a "very pretty setting Although Lethbndge weather hasn't been the best in view of the season, the Grants haven't been inconvenienced by the wind and rain Mrs Grant says the tent, when secured for the night, is not bothered by the high winds but is rather cold on rainy mornings "Without the camp kitchen it might be worse But now we're able to make meals as usual, have a cup of coffee or just warm up when it rains The four children, who range in age from 11 to seven and one-half, are enjovmg the situation thoroughly, according to Mrs Grant "It's quite an experience for them, and I'm sure they'll remember it for a long time If d stayed in a motel. I'm sure they would have become restless There would be just no place to send them to plav Here they have playgrounds, lots of trees and shrubs The children had already built a fort among the lilac bushes which sported four bedrooms on upper and lower levels complete with makeshift log seats, log stairs and a kitchen table with log chairs Their camping days will be over on June 17 when the familv moves into a house on thenorthside Mrs Grant says the idea of camping wasn't due to high housing costs 'The rental in Lethbndge is on par with what we've seen throughout Eastern Canada, so we weren't at all surprised or expecting anything different here." she says For the time being the Grants are enjoying a casual lifestyle, with most of their furnishings in storage along with most of their clothing, "except for camping clothes" which means mostly blue jeans Fort playground the children have built a fort in a lilac bush BOUNTIES PLACED Man has placed bounties on wolf pelts for more than years Joseph Hair Styles "For All Your Hair Needs At Prices You Can Afford" UniPerm............................2O.OO Other Perms ...............12.5O and up Bleach Retouch ...................17.OO Streaks .............................17.3O Color Framing (From only) ...........7.5O (Complete) .............................9.5O Colors ................................9.OO HairCuts .....................3.OO and up Shampoo and Set ...........4.OO and up All Colors and Perms include Shampoo and Set Joseph, Roseann, Terri and Maxine JOSEPH HAIR STYLES 922 S Ave. N. 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