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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 'HE LETHBRIOGE HERALD Tueidoy, June 20, 1972 The Homemaker By ELIZABETH BARTSIAN "District Homo Economist Tho Consumers Association of Canada has been working for clarification of consumer problems the problems of the Canadian population at any given moment. In (lie following I quote from (lie publications of the association; the ideas may be useful to you. Move Cautiously If you are moving tills spring, it recom- mends that you check the rep- utation of the firms you arc considering. Call the Better Business Bureau. Investigate references of the companies from which you intend to ask estimates. If the move is long distance, look into the destina- tion agent as well, because he may be from an entirely dif- ferent organization. Better be sure than sorry. When you buy a television set, you will find that guaran- tees and warranties vary from A I I cnlcnctar of 6 61 local happening The Lethbridge Women's In- stitute will liold a regular meeting on Wednesday at p.m. in the gas company an clitorium. Motto: laugh more worry less, keep young. Rol call: an oddity in the news Surprise: Mrs. E. Wilting. Tea hostesses: potluck. Tho Chinook Pensioners ant Senior Citizens Organization affiliated with the Provincia and National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization will meet on Wednesday a p.m. in Gym 2 of thi civic centre. Resolutions for tin coming provincial convention are to be presented, picoii plans will be finalized. Enter tainment and 1 un c h will be provided. Members are asket to please note change in trans portation for summer month only. Transportation will b provided home for those wh require it, but each will be re- sponsible for transportation t the meeting. All members, nev members and friends are ask ed to attend. Christian S c i ecce testimon meeting will be held on Wet nesday at p.m. in th church auditorium, 1203 Ave. S. Everyone welcome. ealer to dealer and from .anufacturer to manufacturer. is important to understand hat parts are covered by the arranties and for how long, ousumers Association of Can- da recommends thnt all greements be made in writing nd no verbal guarantees ac- epted. The tax man comclh, cvin rough it's June. A late issue of Canadian Consumer points out hat when a property owner ventually sells, he must pay ncoine lax on all the accrued depreciation taken over the The only way to avpic his is to demolish the building and sell the land, which omelimes economically fea- iible. One for All. Consumers' As ;ociation of Canada has re quested its provincial associa ions to urge provincial attor teys-general to support legisla tion permitting the institution if consumer class actions as 'orm of recognized procedure Such action would permit con sumers with similar complaints against the same busines: "nterest to act as one, therebv jiving maximum redress am allowing for the public enforce ment of consumer protectioi aws. The Cost of Snacking Is ing along with everything else Consumers' Association of Can ada points out that on a per pound basis you pay as muc :or snacks as you pay fo good cut of meat. CAC rec ommends using substitute such as carrot sticks or fres fruit when in season. A basic rule when buying per ishable food is to keep it 40 degrees Fahrenheit if it fresh, and below zero if it i frozen. Life begins at 40 (d< rees Fahrenheit, that is) fo most bacteria. They grow an thrive at room temperature they are mostly dormant freezing temperature. Headquarters of Consumers Association of Canada is at 10 Glouester Street, Ottawa. TOGETHERNESS MONTREAL (CP) Two si: ters in two different cities n cently gave birth within an hou to their first children. Sandra (Mrs. Eric Friedman) of Mon real gave birth to a six-poun 12-ounce girl at a.m. e? actly an hour after sister Cari (Mrs, Jack Greener) had a se1 en-pound boy in Hamilton. V .-V: REST AND RECUPERATION The perfecl spot to stop and revitalize your spirits afler the Last of Ihe exams is under a shady tree at Henderson. Lake, with an enter- taining book. Now is Ihe time 1o enjoy summer holidays, and ignore studies till September. Finlay. photo Biggest house in 18tli cen'tury Norway win Kenya women face ban on miniskirts Royal residence has glamorous history T H 0 N D H E IM, Norway (CP) You have to liand it to the women. They get things done, especially if there is ri- valry. Three 18th-century court la- dies vied to see who could build the biggest house. A wealthy widow, Cecillie Chris- tine Scholler, won easily. Her house with some 70 rooms is still standing here, the largest wooden structure in Northern Europe. She didn't spend much time here, however. She preferred the gaiety of court life. But it was her status symbol. It still is one, for some 20 years after her death in 1786, the house was sold to the state for around to serve as an official residence. It was the best bargain the state ever made. Now it a royal residence but tourists are permitted in. The royal family is seldom here. CITY SCENES ON WALLS While not much of the ele- gant furniture is original, the house has been refurnished in the period. There are, how- ever, several of her wall mir- rors framed in floral painted wood. The handsome hand- made lace curtains in the din- ing room are from 1840. The walls are done in five huge panels of painted scenes of Venice, Rome and London. In the coffee room is a IN IMPERIAL COLOUR for 4 days only Your child's portrait made with Eastman "PROFESSIONAL" Ektacolour Film and materials and our all new DYNAMIC COLOUR background assures you full colour fidelity and breathtaking realism never before possible. You must see this value to believe it! 3x1O PORTRAIT painting of King Haakon and his English queen, Maud, at the time of their 1906 corona- tion in Trondheim's cathedral, after Norway gained inde- pendence from Sweden. She was extremely popular with the Norwegian people. There's an upstairs veranda overlooking a cobble court- yard and a circular, now pub- lic, park encircled by linden trees. The house is painted in a delighful pale gold, with grey window trim. FALSE ALARM The people of Trondheim are proud of Stiftsgarden, as the royal residence is called, but also apprehensive. Fire could easily destroy this his- toric building. One post-war scare is recalled by Christian Aas, fourth-generation "keep- er" of the residence. The royal family was in resider.ee and tho king decided to open the sauna bath in an adjacent building. What everyone had forgotten was that, during the the entire portrait photograph is completed in gorgeous colour! CHOOSE FROM FINISHED PORTRAITS-NOT PROOFS! LIMIT: ONE SPECIAL OFFER PER CHILD-TWO PER FAMILY NO OBLIGATION TO BUY ADDITIONAL PORTRAITS EXTRA PRINTS AVAILABLE AT REASONABLE PRICES CHOICE OF POSES GROUPS TAKEN AT .99 EACH ADDITIONAL CHILD AGE LIMIT: 5 WEEKS TO J2 YEARS Wednesday 9 a.m. to p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to p.m. Thru Saf urdoy, June 24th Satufday _, O.m. to 5 p.m. SIMPSONS-SEARS Quality Costs No More at Simpsons-Sears STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. to p.m.) Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to V p.m. Cenlrt Village. Telephone 328-9231 Plus .50 Handling Wednesday, June 21st is... rushing to his side in a crisis. PUBLIC BINGO T6 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. occupation, the Germans had installed a warning system in the sauna building. So all the fire equipment ui the city rushed there. The royal family s on the lawn, stunned by the uproar. And of course, no fire. Some 150 years after Mrs. SchoHcrs housing venture, another woman arrived from Russia to visit her sister in Trondheim. The 1918 Russian revolution broke out and the woman, whose name was Vic- toria, never returned home. Sho married a wealthy mer- chant named Bachke, who was some 20 years her senior. He was musically inclined, with an idea for a music mu- seum. After his 1946 death Victoria Bachke started it at Stiftsgarden in his memory. Rooms are devoted to impor- tant composers an dto various instruments. Today the mus- eum's guide plays on some of the pi Moonlight Son- ata in the Beethoven room, for example, played on a piano of the period. Victoria must have had great persuasive powers, to acquire some of the unique items. She even charmed the Russian state into giving her an early, beardless photograph of Tchaikovsky, from one of their museums. And how she got a grand piano from Vi- enna in 1930 by horse and sled is another of her miracles. NAIROBI (Renter) A Ken- yan woman (need with a possi- )le miniskirt ban is threatening .0 wear only her grandmother's traditional beads. A man writing to a Nairobf newspaper complains that mini- skirts encourage prostitution. He wants women wrapped (rom hesd to toe. Kenya is in the midst c[ a hot debate on jest what constitutes traditional Atricaii dress am! who should wear it. Threatening to ban miniskirts. President Jome Kenyatta toid'a rally recently that wearing such clothing was a wild halnt that had propelled She pace o( prosti- tution in Kenya. Appealing to parents to eradi- cate miniskirt wearing, he de- clared: "I( this step will not yield (rail, I shall not hestote to pass a ruling to this so tliEl foreigners who (requent our country may not leave with the notion that Kenya is a pros- pering market (or prostitution." The president's attitude is by no means shared by all Kenya's women. Thougli meetings of parents and councillors in coun- try towns condemn the mini- drts, girls continue to wear hem, ETTER THAN BEADS Some feel strongly about D ossible ban. Writing to the ewspaper Daily Nation, James (amaii said his wife refused aci- mantly to wear a n c e s t r a lyles. 'She has the peculiar idea lat her ancestors' clothes were ery brief indeed and she says mini is a maxi compared with er grandmother's he wrote. 'And she insists that i( slu vent truly traditional in dress he'd be arrested the momen he led the house." Kenya's president could lake ;ome comfort (rom rulings in, Neighboring Uganda. There 'resident Tdi Amin ordered ban on miniskirts, hot panto and maxi-skirls with a V-shaped slit down the front. And Kenyalta obviously has some support in the country. Two young wearing miniskirts in Limuru, about 20 miles from Nairobi, were beaten by a group of youths and thrown into a mud puddle. A passing middle-aged woman (her hit the girls with an urn- irella as they lay in the water. a out Grandma gr actuates FRESNO, Calif. ine Cooper, her college educa- ion delayed until "I was an old will be graduated 'rom Fresno State University this month at the age of 82. The grandmother who rides a city bus to school and scoots around campus in a wheel- chair says: 'I really feel I've accom- plished something. "I wanted to go to college when I finished liigh school in 1909, but my folks couldn't af- ford it, so I waited until I was an old lady." Mrs. Cooper feels the thrill of graduating exercises, just as do fellow students young enough to be her great grandchildren. 'I bought my cap and gown and am sending my announce- she said in an inter- view. Now Mrs. Cooper plans to take a year of postgraduate work in Latin, the subject that got her to attend Fresno State. "I wanted to study Latin in high school, but Mom said Mrs. Cooper recalled. Mrs. Cooper has 'circulation and heart problems which limit her walking and demand the wheelchair at the school. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes' "You'ra jurt lika my wife. avi A tea and bake sale was hel recently in the civic centre b the Chinook Pensioners an Senior Citizens Organization a highlight of Senior Citizen week. Special feature was the crowning of the new queen, Mrs. Goldie Kesler, by retiring queen Miss Lily Adnitt. During the week, some 60 members were bussed to Dr. C. D. Stewart's game farm, and then to Phil's Pancake House for refreshments. The mem- bers hosted senior citizens o f Golem an, Blalrmore and Belle- crest branches who were ac- companied by Mr. Gale, region- al director of health and social develop ment for Crows nest Pass. HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furnifure, Toys, Household Effect! CAIL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICI OR LEAVE AT 412 It) AV6. S. LETHBRIDGE FISH Q 1 WEDNESDAY DlHlVjIvS AT 8 P.M. IN THE EAGLES HALL 13th St. N. JACKPOT 55 NUMBERS FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8lh and IN 7 NUMBERS NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 8 p.m. JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 53 NUMBERS OR LESS (Increasing oni nvrribtr unlit wan) lit GAME JACKPOT 51h CAME (X) lOlh GAME JACKPOT IN At NUMBERS FREE BUS SERVICE HOME AFTER BINGO MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NORMANDY LOUNGE Children under 16 not allowed Sponsored by Auxiliary to Canadian Lesion SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL Lots of mending fo do? A wedding toon? A yen to be creative? Rent and with o gorgeoui KENMORE ZIG ZAG from Simpsons-Sear J. Telephone 328-9231 Or Drop In Al Simpsons-Sears, Centre Village Mall For Complete Doctor! Every Time My Back is Turned. Some nurse sticks another needle in me I LETHBRiDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LIMITED POST OffiCE BOX 933 IEIHBRIDGE, ALBERTA lower level 7th Slreel Shopping Mall 316 7lh St. South Phone (403) 328-7411 STAN WOWOYS ;