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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta JUIM 13, 1973 THf ItTHMIDOE MOULD Autumn fashions with a flare Two of the hit creations in the autumn-winter '73 collection by Britain's Jean Allan, both utilized a flaring cape concept. The sculptured evening dress, left, flares out into billowing sleeves sweeping all ths way to ground. At right, the chiffon evening dress is comple- mented by a flowing cape edged in feathers. Sewing competition open to teenagers A flair for fashion and the ability to sew well will provide the ticket for 15 Canadian girls to travel to Montreal for the Singer stylemaker contest. The contest, sponsored by the Singer Company of Canada, is open to girls from 10 to 18 years of age. and outfits con- structed by the girls will be judged first on the local level. Winners in each division fi om junior miss, ages 10 to 12: sub deb, ages 13 to 14; and deb, ages 15 to 18, will receive prizes at local Singer centres and will proceed into regional contests. The five major areas for the semi-finals are Alberta north. Manitoba and Saskatchewan; Alberta south and British Col- umbia; Toronto and Ontario Central and eastern CM., and the Atlantic provinces and Quebec. The winning entries from each age category will be awarded an ultra portable zigzag sewing machine and will then compete in the Stylemaker grand finals to take place La Montreal on Oct. 29. The finalists and their moth- ers will be flown to Montreal and will spend four days at the Bonaventure Hotel. Receptions, tours of the city and special programs on make- up, grooming and clothing co- ordination will be part of the agenda while the girls are in Montreal. Highlight of the trip will be the judging lundheon where each girl will model her own creation. Winning garments will be chosen on the basis of fit, suit- ability of pattern to figure and fabric to pattern, selection of trim, as well as actual sewing ability. Each winning stylemaker queen will receive a cash prize of and all finalists will be given an engraved watch. A f J i calendar of Local napper. inqi The regular meeting of the Dominion Rebekah Lodge will be held in the Oddfellows Hall Thursday at 8 p m. Visiting Re- bekahs welcome. The Ladies' Auxiliary to the FOE No. 2100, will hold a reg- ular meeting Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Eagles' Hall. Host- esses will be Penny Donaldson, Gloria and Loretta Virginillo, Arlie Bodnar, Josephine Krae- her and Susan Feist BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY m P.M. Jackpot in 53 Numbers 12 In 7 Numbers 4th 8th Games Doubted in 7 Numbers 5 Cards 3 FPfE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER SPONSORED BY THE IOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE Betty Shop Grand Opening Winners Pictured above left to right are: Mrs. Mary Koole, of Monarch who won Mrs. Anne Nelson, Mana- geress downtown Betty Shop; Mrs. A. I. Jackson of 1412 6th Ave. S.. Lethbridge, who won and Mrs. Teresa Preps) of 1602 6th Ave. S., who won during our Grand Opening. These were the lucky winners of the draw held during the Grand Opening of our new downtown store at 712 4th Ave. S. The draw was made on Saturday, Jurw 2 by Taber Sugar Queen Cathy Ltahy. Ann Landers DEAR READERS: Five years ago Senator Robert F. Kennedy died from bullets fired by a deranged assassin in the ballroom of a Los Angeles hotel. I wrote a col- umn expressing my outrage and shocked disbelief. Today I am repeating that column as a grim reminder ihat Congress has yet to pass a gun law, despite the fact that since that dark day. a record number of civilians, police officers and public fig- ures have been slain by hand- guns. 'Here is the column: Bobby Kennedy is dead. I still can't believe it. A na- tion is stunned. Nobody smiles People read each other's minds as they pass on the street, or in the office corridors, or in the super- markets. Nobody says, "Hello." Everybody says, "Isn't it Strangers become friends for a few moments. Tragedy is a great equalizer. But beyond the sadness are the questions. What does it all mean? Is the country hav- ing a mass nervous break- down? A soldier in Vietnam, when asked to comment on the assassination, asked, "What in the hell is going on back Bobby Kennedy was a fatalist. He was offered extra security in Los Angeles, but refused it. In his own prophe- tic words, "If someone wants to get you he'll get you." Bobby was right. Anyone who wants to shoot you down can do it. It's as easy to buy a gun today as a package of cigarefcttes. How did America gel this way? What in our national nature has produced this love of violence? And love it we must. We adored "Bonnie and Clyde." It broke records. Women flocked to buy leath- er coats like Bonnie's. Men bought checkered suits, like Clyde. We lapped up Truman Capote's book, "In Cold More Familv page 20 Blood." Millions of people were fascinated by the slaughter of "those nice Kan- sas folks.'' TV glorifies crime and brutality. Is this penchant for violence global or American? The figures speak for them- selves. In 1967 guns were in- volved in more than murders in the United States. France had a total of 20 gun murders that same year. Bel- gium recorded 12 people kill- ed by guns in 1967. Of the last 21 U.S. Presidents six have been shot at and four have been killed. According to Dr. John Spiegel, psychia- trist and Director of the Cen- tre For the Study of Vio- lence at Brandeis University, "The United States Presi- dency may be the highest risk job in the world." Cowboys and Indians are a traditional American game. The "good" man shoots the man, and that's the way to get rid of people you don't like. We buy our chil- dren toy guns and holsters and holsters and cap pis- tols and teach them that kill- ing is manly and it can also be fun. The President has appoint- ed a commission to study violence. Until they come up with some answers I'd like to offer a tew suggestions. Don't buy your children toy guns. Don't allow them to watch violence on TV. Don't permit them to see movies that deal with murder. Train your children to settle their differences peacefully. If you see signs of extreme hostil- ity, unusual quietness, or the inability to relate to others, take him to a specialist. Don't wsit until he Mils some- body. Teach your children gentleness is more effective than brutality, that mercy is more satisfying that revenge love is stronger than hate. And here's one more thing you can do. Write or wire your Senator and tell him if he doesn't support a decent gun law the next time it comes up you will not vote for him again. The ballot box is YOUR strongest weapon. Ann Landers. (Copyright 1973 Field Enterprises, Inc.1 KEEP FATHER HANDSOME SHOP (Wlomcn J MEN'S WEAR LTD. "THE STORE FOR LADIES WHO SHOP FOR MEN" 314 7th STREET S. PHONE 327-2232 Temporary Location 1315 9th Ave. South Store Hours: Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Your New Store Is Nearly Completed We Should Be Ready By June 25th And Hope To See You All Again! J.49 PIUS DEPOSIT COCA COLA COFFEE CRISCOOIL GREEN BEANS 3 79' CREAM CORN 3 79C KRAFT DINNER TANG ORANGE CRYSTALS 4pflk89 BLEACH WESTERN FAMILY CO LIQUID DETERGENT 69< WAX PAPER REFILLS PAPER TOWELS BATHROOM TISSUE 4 PRODUCE j PHONE 328-1751 NEW ZEALAND GRANNY SMITHS SPANISH TYPE ONIONS TOMATOES CHERRIES CALIFORNIA CAUFORNIA GROWN 14 carton far CALIFORNIA BINGS..... 2 cartons I ,59' Temporary Location -904 7th Ave. South ECONOMY MEATS Phone 327-5295 FRYER! CUT UP Ib. 65 ROASTING CHICKENS 4 IB. AVERAGE Cornish Hens Chuck Steak 95' Bulk Wieners ,69" ;