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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta - THE LETHBRIDGE HIRAID - Wednesday, March 10,1*71 Parties expected for an Ottawa social scene First newlyweds settled in Canada's official residence. 24 Sussex Drive OTTAWA (CP) - Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his 22-year-old bride, Margaret, are the first newlyweds in the old stone mansion at 24 Sussex Drive since it became the official residence for Canadian prime ministers in 1950. It remains to be seen how the new chatelaine, said to have a flair for fashion and cooking, will put her stamp on her new home. It has changed little since the Lester Pearsons left in the spring of 1968. There is speculation, however, that the couple will add dash to the capital's social scene. Mr. Trudeau remarked while he was still justice minister in the Pearson administration that he liked parties and 24 Sussex would be a good place to have them. Rubella program under way in city Approximately 800 Leth-bridge 12-year-olds are receiving immunization, shots this week against rubella, or German measles. The program was begun in Alberta to safeguard girls against possible defects in unborn babies due to contracting the disease during pregnancy. Dr. William Watt, of the provincial health department said in Edmonton tWat medical authorities estimate that one of every 10 women who get rubella during their pregnancy will give birth to a deformed or stillborn baby. The vaccine is also available to adult females. The program is being confined in Alberta to 12-year-olds due to a shortage of vaccine and to the fact that 12-year-olds generally have not yet reached puberty. All 10 provinces are instituting rubella programs varying in age category depending upon the province. Parental consent is required before girls may be vaccinated. SPRING TEA and BAKE SALE SPONSORED. BY. THE LETHBRIDGE BUDDHIST YOUNG LADIES SOCIETY Saturday, March 13, 1971 - 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. BUDDHIST CHURCH- 13th ST. N. Various displays of Kimonos, Fans, Footwear, Parasols, Family Altars, Music Instruments, etc., will be shown. KIMONA DEMONSTRATIONS at 2:30 and 3-.15 ADMISSION 50c - DOOR PRIZE The dining room there will in the drawing room, library, handle a formal dinner for 24 hall and dining room, and a standup party for 200 can One thing is certain. The new- be held by using an area taking lyweds will be bombarded with invitations. Plans are reported for almost-immediate events to celebrate the couple's surprise wedding last week in Vancouver EL RANCH0 BEAUTY SALON Wish to announce that manna peacock Has joined their staff. Deanna has had 8 years experience as a hair stylist having been employed by MAISON'S JAKE'S COIFFURES in Calgary and Classic Coiffures. Deanna welcomes all her friends and former customers to visit her. EL RANCH0 BEAUTY SALON 526 Mayor Magrath Dr. Phone 328-3237 SYMPHONY 71 - Hard at work are members of the Lethbridge Symphony Women's League in readiness* for the annual ball to be held on April 3 at Ericksen's Family Restaurant. Dancing begins at 9 p.m. with music by the Mint Juleps. Preparing decorations for the Symphony theme which honors the Lethbridge Symphony are standing, left to right, Louise Shaw, Terry Riley, Dorian Harvey, Alice Meek, Mary Varzari, league president; seated, Isabel Pisko and Shirley Ivison, decorating chairman. -ranging from Government House to Mr. Trudeau's colleagues in the Commons. If the staid old mansion on Sussex is transformed into a setting for swingers, however, the public may hear little about , it. /-� 1 The big grey house is shielded from the curious by trees. Mounties guard the entrance. a wrought-iron fence was added last fall after pro-abortion demonstrators forced their way past police to hold a sit-in on the lawn. For previous prime ministers and their wives a favorite sanctuary has been the second-floor quarters, where there is a family living room with a small kitchenette. The floor includes two main bedrooms with a dressing room between them. The third floor contains guest rooms. The live-in staff consists of household manager Tom Mac-donald, three maids' and two cooks. The prime minister's chauffeur lives elsewhere. An aide avoided saying whether Mrs. Trudeau could do as she liked about redecorating the mansion. But he said it has been some time since tMs was done. Under law the prime minister has to pay 15,000 annually toward the upkeep of Ms official home, but this is a small portion of the operating expenses Parliament allots it. The house was built in 1868 by Joseph Merrill Currier, an MP and lumberman who called it Gorphywsfa, a Welsh nam.? meaning "haven of rest." His heirs sold it in 1902 to Senator W. C. Edwards who willed it to a nephew, Gordon C. Edwards, from whom the government obtained it for $140,000. For a long time it was rented to the Australian government as the residence of its high commissioner. In 1950 the government spent $550,000 on renovations and made it the official home of the prime minister-then Louis St. Laurent. The St. Laurents lived there for seven years, the John Wef-enbakers for six and the Lester Pearsons for five. Olive Diefenbaker had modern laundry equipment installed and Maryon Pearson converted the basement recreation room into a toowplace of Canadian* in 1967. BINGO - MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH - WEDNESDAY at 8:00 P.M. _ Jackpot $125 in 37 Numbers - $25 in 7 Numbers 4th  8th ; 12 Games Doubled in 7 Numbers - S Cards $1.00 2 PRII GAMES - FREE CARDS - DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE For Spring . . . A NEW HAT Choose from the very newest styles in brimmed and closer fitting straw hats and turbans. NEW BRIMMED FELTS to wear with the popular new pant suits Open Thursday Until 9:00 p.m. MARIE LOUISE MILLINERY 504 3rd Avenue S. Phone 327-2965 Three dimensional art in blind student program OTTAWA (CP) - Hilda Shreier felt blind people could learn three-dimensional art, so she volunteered to teach them. Ten showed up at the first class last October and nine are still at it. It was their first attempt at art since the "mud pie days," said Annette Gelineau, one of the group and director of recreation for the Canadian Council for the Blind. ANN'S FABRICS THREE-DAY fabric Safe THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, March 11, 12, 13 C0RTEL-D0UBLE KNIT 70" wide, a very good selection of colors. WHILE THEY LAST-YD...... 36-INCH GINGHAM YD. 6 69 SEE OUR % PRICE TABLES ALL MIXED FABRICS DONT MISS THESE BARGAINS! Spring and Summer Brides! Planning your wedding soon? We have the finest material available for your wedding and bridesmaid dresses. SEE OUR DRAPERY DEPT. Thousands of yards of drapery to choose from. Cut and sewn to your exact specifications. 'S FABRICS AND DRAPERY 1803 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-2888 Open Thursday Until 9 p.m. Mrs. Shreier started the' class "drawing in clay," relief work where the blind would not encounter any handicap. Where there are problems in casting clay figures into plaster, Mrs. Shreier takes over. She said her students could handle the chiselling and pouring involved, but there isn't time in the weekly two-hour classes. Mrs. Shreier suggested that the group try making masks and heads because she thought that "the head is what they were most familiar with-it turned out they knew their hair." She sees her role more as that of a technician than of a teacher. She believes her class is the only such venture in Canada and hopes more artists will be asked or volunteer to give such classes. One problem is financial. Municipal art centre artists have been subsidizing the class. All-female conference on sexuality NEW YORK (Reuter) - About 500 young women gyrated to the music of an all-female rock band during the weekend after a series of discussions of living with men, sexuality and lesbianism. "No Men Allowed" proclaimed a sign at the entrance to the women's liberation conference held at Columbia University. Men were excluded from the two-day event which some 1,000 women are attending because "they inhibit women and dom-nale them" a conference spokeswoman said. Men staffed three free-child care centres set up by the conference. About 20 men looked after some 100 children. love is... .. writing a poem for her. c�PfitH lWt tOi ANCdtS riwit FINAL 3 DAYS LaKAY'S LADIES' WEAR LTD. DOWNTOWN STORE ONLY 712 4th AVE. S. PHONE 326.6111 LOOK FOR THE RED SALE PRICE TAGS The above Sportswear Items include: SLIMS - PART TOPS - JACKETS - SHIRTS - SWEATERS, ETC. 9 A.M. SPECIAL! nylons COATS INCLUDING SPRING FASHIONS. 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