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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Complete versatility in wife of PM -. Monday, March 8, 1971 - THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD - 13 YWCA news WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. (CP) - Margaret Trudeau, the fourth of James Sinclair's five bright and beautiful daughters, grew up in an atmosphere of politics. Her father Is a Privy Councillor and a former Liberal fisheries minister, with a record of 17 years as a Liberal member of Parliament. Margaret, 22. has all the attributes of a beauty-she's a blue-eyed, auburn-haired and a slim five-foot-six-but she has talent and brains as well. She is a, graduate of Simon Fraser University in the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby, where she studied political science and sociology, and worked for a time last year with Canada Manpower in Ottawa as a sociologist. She's an ardent skier and skin diver-two of her husband's favorite pastimes - but she's also at home in the kitchen or sewing room. She made her own wedding gown and three-tier wedding cake. She had the cake iced professionally, but when it arrived it had little doves as decorations all over it. Margaret called them "little bees" and removed the lot She doesn't like fussy things. The wedding gown she designed and made was of a loose-weave Finnish wool with long sleeves and a hood. Margaret was an Anglican but recently became a Roman Catholic the faith of her husband. They had the full Catholic wedding service, performed by Father John Swinkels. The bride and groom met for the first time in 1967, in Tahiti, where the Sinclairs were on a family holiday while James Sinclair thought about the upcom- ^4 calenJc of local appenm^s Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at the home of Mrs. Joan Dingle, 2406 22 Ave. S. Tuesday at 8 p.m. The programme will be presented by Mrs. Dangle on travel, and Mrs. Eva Mercer will act as co- The Registered Music Teachers Association will hold its regular monthly meeting at the home of President Mrs. Mary-lin Sinclair at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday.    The literature department of the Mathesis Club will meet at the home of Mrs. D. Pether-bridge, 721 12 St. A. Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. * * The regular monthly meeting of the CPR Pensioners' Association will be held in the club rooms, Tuesday at 2 p.m. All members are urged to attend. * * * The Southern Alberta Western Dance Association will hold its regular monthly meeting Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. at this 702 Wing at the Kenyon Airport. All square dancers are welcome. Women are requested to bring a box lunch. * � * Kappa Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, will hold a Hawaiian party Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Doug Schindeler, 1301 10 Ave. S. The members of the social committee will be host- The next meeting of xi nu Chapter, Beta Sigma Phil, will be held at the home of Mrs. R. Chambers, 1717 21 St. S., Tuesday at 8:15 p.m. The program will be given by Mrs. H. Mat-teotti and Mrs. N. Hall on Highlights of History. * + * Lakeview Home and School Association will hold an Education Week Tea and Bake Sale Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the school auditorium. * * * The Lethbridge Christian Women's Club extend a cordial invitation to women of the general public to attend a luncheon Wednesday from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. to be held at Sven Erick-sen's Restaurant. Decorating ideas with wall paper will be given by Mrs. Irene Linsay, and music will be provided by Marianne Pea rson, soloist. Featured speaker will be Mrs. Jean Hall, a homemaker from Calgary. Reservations must be made to Juliana Siemens at 328-7892 by Monday. Cancellations essential. Nursery service will be provided by reservation by the Church of the Nazarene. * * * Tau Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi will hold its model meeting, Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Connie Pike, 2718 10th Ave. N. at 8 p.m. (3o-host�3s \t> Mrs. Janis Dean. The program for the evening is "The Artist's Landscape" presented by Mrs. Leslee Martin and Miss Nita Marino. ing battle for leadership of the Liberal party. "It's quite a joke that I was a John Turner man at the time, but my wife and daughters were all for Trudeau," he said Thursday night. The prime minister invited Margaret to Ottawa to meet his mother at Christmas, 1969; The following Easter, Mr. Trudeau came to West Vancouver to "meet" her parents. "We've more or less known since then that they'd get married," Mrs. Sinclair said. Pierre and Margaret saw each other often last year while she worked in Ottawa. In the past sue months, with Margaret living at home in the exclusive British Properties district of West Vancouver, their meetings have been secret. "She's really been preparing for this day all the time," her Designs own ' mother said. "She's been learn-i ing French and it has been a lot of fun having her at home." Margaret has always kept her outings with the prime minister secret, as he had requested, and even two of her own sisters and her grandmother thought they were coming to an anniversary party Thursday instead of to a wedding reception. Margaret's 23-year-old sister, Rosalind, a radio technician, was bridesmaid and she wore a dress in dark blue wool of the same pattern as the white wedding gown. Her other three sisters- Heather (Mrs. Tom Walker) 28, Janet, 25, and Betsy, 19-were also at the wedding. Asked what she thought of her daughter marrying a 51-year-old man, Mrs. Sinclair replied: "He may be old but he's a young man at heart. They are very well suited to each other and it has been a very happy courtship." And sister Janet chimed in: 'They are so much in love it is incredible. They can't take their eyes off each other." gown VANCOUVER (CP) - Margaret Trudeau's elegant, caftan-style wedding gown was entirely her own creation. Not only did she design the rather unconventional gown, but she also sewed it herself down to the last fine stitch. The simple, white wool gown with silk train has its own hood which takes the place of the traditional veil as a head-covering. To design the rest of her trousseau, Mrs. Trudeau chose West Vancouver designer Peter Plunkett-Norris whose "closed clientele" shop has a preferred-customer list of fashion conscious-women. She went to Plunkett-Norris' salon in October, telling him only that she was marrying a diplomat and would be going to Russia so her clothes would have to be warm. "She wanted everything midi, her favorite length," Plunkett-Norris said. "Other than that, she left everything up to us- didn't fuss or worry-just gave us her complete confidence. The only stipulation was: nothing ostentatious as her husband was fond of simplicity." She had no over-all color scheme for her trousseau. One of the most beautiful items in the collection is a sari evening gown made from material given to her mother by Prime Minister Nehru of India. Teen Clubs - (girls 13-16) at Agnes Davidson School on Monday. 7- 8 p.m. Westminster School on Wednesday, 7:15-8:15 p m. Blue Triangles - (girls V12) at the following schools: Tuesday, Agnes Davidson and Westminster 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, S't. Basil's and Susie Bawden 7-8 p.m., Thursday, Lakeview and Galbraith 6:45-7:45 p.m., and Senator Buchanan 6:30-8 p.m. Junior Gymnastics (girls 8-12) at the following schools: Allan Watson School, Tuesday 7 � 8 p.m., Senator Buchanan, Wednesday 7-8 p.m., Wilson Ju- nior High School, Thursday 6:30-7:30 p.m. Creative Dancing - Gym No. 2 of the Civic Centre on Tuesday, Preschoolers 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., and 6-8 years 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Synchronized Swimming on Tuesday and Thursday, 4:30-6 p.m. The Synchronized Swimming Club is having its annual Wat-ershow on March 27. This year's show will be entitled "Alice in Wonderland" and will be held in the Fritz Sick Pool. Volleyball - Hamilton Junior High School on Tuesday, 8-9:30 p.m. Hot pants for librarians WINNIPEG (CP) - Hot pants may cool things for Winnipeg librarians this summer . . . then again they may not. One thing is certain whether or not librarians wear the stylish shorts: no once can blame chief librarian, Harry H. Easton. Mr. Easton, claiming to be a "mere male" unschooled in female fashions, says "no male has any competence, authority or influence in this field. " If the staff association finds them acceptable, "then I'll have to go along. "I have no desire, nor will 1 add or abet any movement to influence feminine styles in a regressive manner." Now the all-female association has to decide for itself, and president Phylis Freedman says they'll remember the libraries have no air conditioning and are "unbearable" in summer. Librarians also do a lot of bending to lower shelves. BEAUTY PLUS BRAINS - Mrs. Margaret Trudeau poses in the self-designed, self-sewn wedding gown she wore to be wed to the Prime Minister. ATTEND THE ALL NEW A.N.A.F.-UNIT 34 BINGO COR. 5th AVE. and 6th ST. S. IN THE CLUBROOMS TUESDAY, MAR. 9th - 8 p.m. First 12 Games - First Card $1.00 - Others 25c each 7 No. Jackpot - $430 (Increase $10 Weekly) 2nd 7 No. Jackpot - $170 (Increase $5 Weekly) Extra 5 Games -Blackout Cards 25c ea. or 5 for $1.00 - $100 in 52 Numbers All regular games pay double if won in 7 nos. or less MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS English - Room No. 3 of the Civic Centre, Wednesday, 2-4 p.m. Northside Library, Wednesday, 2-4 p.m. Keep Fit and Swim - Keep Fit at Senator Buchanan School on Wednesday, 8-9 p.m. Monday Keep Fit, 7-8 p.m. and 8-9 p.m., Civic Centre, Monday Swim 8-9 p.m. and 9-10 p.m., Fritz Sick Pool, Tuesday and Thursday, Keep Fit 9:30 - 10:30 Civic Centre, Swim 10:35-11:35 Fritz Sick Pool. Bridge will be held on Wednesday at the Residence from 2-4 p.m. Yoga Monday Night 7:30-8:30 and 8:30-9:3(� Civic Centre. 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