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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 - THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD - Friday, March 9, 1973 calendar of local happen in as A music workshop for music festival choruses at the upper elementary and junior high school level will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the music room of Fleet-wood-Bawden School, 1222 9th Ave. S. This workshop, sponsored by the Lethbridge Ki-wanis music festival committee and the Alberta cultural development branch, is being conducted by Miss Elsie Rempel, music teacher from the University of Calgary demonstration school. * � * Southminster Circle Square Dance Club will hold the regular dance Saturday at 8:30 p.m. in Southminster hall. All square dancers are welcome. Women are asked to please bring a box lunch. * � * Vasa Lodge No. 579 will hold a card and dart night for members and their guests in the Scandinavian hall Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Women are asked to bring snacks. * * * The regular monthly meeting of Vasa Lodge No. 579, will be held Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Hostesses are Nellie Berry, Hilda Bianchl, Myrtle Dobson, Alma Holmberg, Audrey Hegland and Bea Hanson. * * * The monthly meeting of the Rangeland Bottle and Glass Club will be held Monday at 8:30 p.m. in the Scandinavian hall, 229 12th St. C N. Featured this month will be speaker Doug Reid of Calgary discussing Canadian bottles, a door prize of a totem bottle and a white elephant sale. New mem' bers and guests welcome. For further information, please call 327-0320 or 328-5796. * * * The Anne Campbell Singers Parents' Association executive will meet Monday at 8 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Campbell, to complete arrangements for the Spring Sing. The tour committee will meet at 9 p.m. * � * Southminster Junior Girls rehersals of the forthcoming festival in the church hall at 4 p.m. March 10, 17, 24 and 31 Monday rehearsals will contin ue as usual. Canadian diets lacking nutrition OTTAWA (CP) - A national I proportions of their money mi commitment to proper nutrition inflexible non - food costs such for children and pregnant wo- as rent. This cuts into the men could prevent much men-1 money available for food. Peeking into the Past BILL GROENEN photo Sixty fabulous gowns of yesteryear, ranging from the 17th and 18th centuries through to the gay 90s and roaring 20s, will be featured at the Renaissance Fashion Show to be held at 8 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday in the grand ballroom at the Holiday Inn. Joan Waterfield and Terry Bland will provide the commentary and gowns will be displayed by Contempra models, including Christian Willis, left, as Scarlett O'Hara and Denise Macdonald as Eliza Doolittle of My Fair Lady fame. The gowns themselves.are from the collection of skillful reproductions made by Mrs. Lucille Kraemer of Calgary, and have been widely shown across Canada. Several of Mrs. Kraemer's gowns have already found permanent homes in the Toronto and Medicine Hat museums, the Glenbow Foundation, Heritage Park and the University of Saskatchewan. tal retardation and physical deformity, the National Council of Welfare said in a report released yesterday. And the council, a citizens' advisory body to the federal welfare minister, says that as long as poverty exists, badly-nourished children of the poor will not develop as they should. The 41-page report says Canadians on the whole subsist on diets that are lacking in nutrition. But the more affluent, because they are able to over-eat, reach a level of nutrition safety. Poor families often bring up children who are undersized, sick, disabled and exposed to disease, the report says. Undernutrition reduces physical and mental development of these children and deprives them of a chance to reach their full potential in life, it adds. CHANCES ARE BETTER While good diets will not guarantee children will be automatically good or wise, they promise more equal chances for all children. "Through commit m e n t to sound national nutrition we can extend the rule of 'one man, one vote,' to 'one child, one chance.' " Those on welfare and the working poor must spend large British retailers jump gun on tax reductions SEE THE AMAZING 4-WAY VORWERK The cleaner that will revolutionize house cleaning FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-6070 THE AMERKS MOVE IN - There's growing concern right across the country how the Americans have been buying up Canadian land. In Weekend Magazine this Saturday, Gordon Gibson, a' former special assistant of Prime Minister Trudeau, gives a province-by-province report on land sales to foreigners. He also offers suggestions on how to keep the land Canadian-owned. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE By CAROL KENNEDY LONDON (CP) - British housewives woke this week to read of prices falling on a range of goods from cosmetics to potato chips as some retailers jumped the gun on the new value added tax (V.A.T.) announced in Chancellor Anthony Barber's budget. Under the new 10-per-cent tax, which from April 1 replaces Britain's existing graduated sales taxes and payroll tax to bring Britain into line with Common Market countries, some prices go down, some rise and some remain much the same. Less than an hour after Barber sat down in the Commons after announcing what he termed a "neutral" budget, manufacturers and shopkeepers an- nounced price reductions ranging up to 16 per cent on low-priced items. One supermarket chief said the levels will bring back prices of many food items to those of five years ago. Hyman Kreit-man, head of another supermarket chain, said Barber's budget was a "Shrove Tuesday gift to the housewife." Britain's biggest firm of drugstores announced immediate cuts on 300 products from shampoos to electric shavers. BOON FOR CHILDREN The budget, which one tabloid called "kids' stuff," also, because of V.A.T., reduces the price of chocolate and other candy, soft drinks, roasted peanuts and ice-cream. Abolition of graded sales taxes, at present levied at rates of 11% per cent, 18 per cent and _ THIS IS, A SUPERB., FULLY-AGeD'-WHISKY ITS PEDIGREED GOODNESS REPRESENTS THE PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENT OF CANADA'S MOST v> DISTINGUISHED MASTER DISTILLERS ./ DISTILLED. AGED. BOTTLED IN BOND UNDER THE- / SUPERVISION OF THE CANA&AN GOVERNMENT V: The Prime Canadian OFC Canadian whisky is 8 years old. Picked in its prime. At 2-years old Canadian whisky is pale, harsh, unmatured - and around 12 is darker and beginning to take on a heavy 'woody' tasrerin between this time, it becomes golden, mellow, smooth and full-bodied. In our opinion OFC is the prime Canadian whisky. That's why OFC is only 8 years old. The prime time for taste, try it. LTD. VALieYFIELD. CANADA OFC 'It takes no getting used to." 25 per cent-under the Labor administration the highest rate was a punitive 55 per cent-will not necessarily mean prices will drop to a level 10 per cent. The present system, introduced early in the Second World War, levies the tax on the wholesale price whereas V.A.T. is levied on the final retail price. Items that will go up under the new tax, which previously escaped any sales levy, include a whole range of services from garage repairs to lawyers fees; second-hand furniture less than 100 years old, household deter- Beans, beans, beans gents, telephone bills and theatre tickets. Typewriters, previously exempt as educational tools, also will fall into the V.A.T. net. Children's clothes and shoes, at first intended by Barber to be taxed under V.A.T., now will be "zero-rated" and remain with no levy. After much criticism of his earlier plan, Barber admitted in the Commons Tuesday "I was wrong," but he added his advisers planned to ensure no tax-dodging took place on such clothes bought by small adults. The measurements of the current Miss World, he had learned, were the same as those of a girl of 12. Amid laughter, he added: "Unfortuntely, it is | no part of my responsibility as ! chancellor of the exchequer to j add to the many advantages already enjoyed by slim and nubile young women.' Melvln Canned CANADIAN SCHENLEY DISTILLERIES LTD. Celebrating the 20tb anniversary of the Canadian Scbenley football Awards, LONDON (CP) - Roberts eats beans, baked beans, that is, and nothing else. Well, hardly anything else. He somtimes has beans on toast, his mother says. And Melvin. 15, admits to the occasional bit of ice cream or lemonade. But otherwise he eats beans -14 cans a wesk, even on Christmas Day, for a lifetime total of 8,700 cans so far, his family estimates. School officials have warned that all those beans aren't good for him. But doctors say Melvin, a husky five-fodt-10 and an ardent athlete, is in excellent shape. Full of beans, in fact. He doesn't like runner beans, jelly beans, broad beans "or any other kind of beans," he says. A nutritionist said beans are good food but a beans-only diet is not recommended since they do not contain some essential vitamins. Said Melvin's father, Victor, a 46-year-old Lincolnshire bricklayer: "He's certainly cheap enough to keep. Just 98 pence (about $2.35) a week for 14 tins of beans." Oil t Sn and of town The Golden Mile Senior Citi zens Centre will hold a daffodil tea, bake sale and white elephant table Saturday from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the centre. Pourers will be Mrs. Marilyn Anderson, Morley McGill, Mrs. J. S. Stewart, William Kergan and Mrs. C. W. Chichester. The bazaar will be conyened by Mrs. Grace Szymiec. Miss Anne Fames, president of the centre, will' receive guests. There will be a door prize, raffle for a picture by Bill Parks and tickets on a handmade handbag. All handicrafts will be for sale. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 $500 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S HALL-Cor. 13th St. and 6th Ave. N. FRIDAY, MARCH 9th - 8:00 O'CLOCK 4th and 8th Games $30 in 7 NUMBERS-12th Gam* $40 5 CARDS FOR $1.00 OR 25c EACH BLACKOUT JACKPOT $140-55 NUMBERS LUCKY NAME DRAW WORTH $56 LUCKY NUMBER DRAW WORTH $3 Partem Under 16 Yeort Net Allowed SPONSORED BY ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB Tfc council says a $20 Increase in January for a family, of four receiving money under Ontario's Family Benefits Act increased the shelter allowance by $5 while the rest was assigned to all other ordinary needs including food, clothing and utilities. WON'T PAY RENT The $5 shelter increase would not come close to meeting the actual change in rent costs over the last year. Urging provincial governments to take these factors into account, the council calls for a review of assistance plans to determine whether amounts estimated for food costs are realistic. The report says the most important step toward ensuring adequate nutrition for all Canadians would be establishment of a guaranteed annual income to meet basic needs. The council also recommends nutrition counselling for expectant mothers; a nationwide system of school meals for children on a federal - provincial cost - sharing basis; promotion of proper eating habits through radio and television; labelling of foods to provide nutrition information and inclusion of counselling services in community centres. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Campus Corner ALICE M. Catholic SNYDER Central Basketball seems to be the foremost topic of discussion amongst students these past few weeks. We are doubly proud of our Cougars and Kittens basketball teams. The Cougars recently captured the southern Alberta A Boys championship, which earns them a berth in the Alberta A Boys Provincials being held at LCI March 16, 17 and 18." Because the Kittens won the Southwest zone B girls championship last Saturday night, they will now advance to the Alberta finals in Stettler next weekend. Camgratulations! We wish both teams the best of luck and urge everyone to attend these games and support their school. In conjunction with the Provincial Basketball Tournament, Catholic Central and LCI are sponsoring a joint, double-bandstand dance at the Civic Centre on Thursday, March 15. Two bands from Edmonton, Si!ge and Butler will be performing and this should prove to be a successful dance for both schools. Our graduation committee is presently hard at work organ- izing the May 12 graduation ceremonies. There have been numerous schemes undertaken by our enterprising fund - raising committee; including a teacher - student basketb all game, bake sales and a faculty breakfast. We hope the junior and senior - high students will support the activities being planned.  * * On Tuesday, March 6, six students from CCH attended an education conference at LCI with Minister of Education, Mr. Lou Hyndman as guest speaker. The conference was both in-forma t i v e and educational; however the students participating would have preferred a more extensive involvement as discussion was limited to a minimal amount of time and people.    Both junior and high students are currently participating in a diversified program of events designed to usher in the Lenten Beason. Ash Wednesday was celebrated on March 7 with a Mass, and a series of films, plays and other religious presentations.    Once again - good luck to all teams vying for the Provincial Basketball Championshlpl ? LEISTER'S COMING EVENTS * Models by Contempra Present. Renaissance Fashions Holiday Inn, Wed., March 14, 8 p.m. Big Band Concert Sunday, March 18 Honoring Frank Honk PUBLIC MEETING FOR REORGANIZATION OF DRAG RACING Sunday, March 11, 7:30 p.m. CIVIC CENTRE - LETHBRIDGE TICKETS AVAILABLE AT LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 ;