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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 - THI inHBRIDGE HERALD - Saturday, March 13, 1971 For The Record By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Family Editor Learning a country's economical balance JUNK MAIL is a nuisance. Junk mail is also a ^ cross which we must bear in this saleshappy gimnnicky world. Apply for a subscription to one magazine and it's like opening a pandora box to the world. You'll be beseiged by offers for children's books, nature books, books on psychic phenomena, records, cookbooks, and soft cover mags till they're coming out your ear. The biggest -uninvestigated cause of air pollution is the oral exercises in which people Mke to indulge when they're cross, unhappy, inconsiderate, mean, miserable and just plain stupid. The second, according to one young man who bums the garbage (carefully, neatly, and following city regulations) is the number of envelopes and brochures which no one wants, reads, or sometimes even opens. Advertising leaflets and magazine subscription forms are a legitimate way of doing business, and one doesn't have to do more than drop the unopened mail in file 13. One complaint from consumers, according to the consumer service and information branch of the department of consumer and corporate affairs is get-tuig books and-or records which were not wanted in the first place. Sometimes the customer has cancelled his subscription or due to a clerical error the merchandise is still coming. A particularly objectionable practice is to send articles to people who have died and sending them C.O.D. It is against the law to send any article C.O.D. which has not been ordered or requested. There is no law in Canada at present regarding the legality of sending unsolicited c r ed i t cards through the mail. The Consumers Association of Canada has been pushing for this law to be passed as has been done in several U.S. states. * * ? Above all, keep in mind that if you receive such a card, and do not want it, cut it in haK before you throw it out. Don't leave it lying around, and don't throw it away without defacing it because you, your very own self, are liable for each and any purchases made with that card when it is in your name. The same holds true for cards which you have used at one time and no longer use. Destroy. Destroy. If a credit card is lost, notify the company. You can even call, collect if you must call a company out of town, such as is the case vidth gasoline companies. This protects you from being charged in case it's used by the thief, or whoever finds it. Any individual has the privilege of refusing mail. Just mark it refused and send it back to the Post Office where they wHl take care of it. It would make an extra load on the postie to send it all back, but perhaps a little pressure from the receiving end may help to eliminate much of his mail carrying in the long run. International trade class at elementary level By BEVERLY-ANN CARLSON Herald Staff Writer Students at Westminster School are learning the mechanics of international trade through a program in which they, hypotheticaUy, are involved in foreign trade. The idea for this spedal venture was originally formulated by teachers froni five Leth-bridge schools, according to Jack Fulwiler, vice - principal of Wesitm in s t e r Elementary School. These fivie are: Janies Cummins, of General Stewart school; Charles Steed, Gilbert of ic iendc i Learn Hairdressing MARVEL BEAUTY SCHOOL REDUCED RATES - TERMS WRITE FOR FREE INFORMATION OVER METROPOLITAN STORE 326A 8rh Ave. W., Calgary Wins award MONTREAL (CP) - Madeleine Guimont, author of Che-min Neufs and Les Temps Misdbles, has been awarded the Marie Lemelin Prize for poetry by the Society of PYench-Canadian Poets. She was the unanimous choice of society members. YOGA CLASSES BEGINNING MONDAY, MARCH 15TH - 7 P.M. For Further Information PHONE 327-8182 Corner 3rd Avenue ond 5fh Street South Upstairs, 222 5th Street South The Ladies Auxiliary to St. Michflel's Hospital will hold a monthly meeting and social evening Monday at 8 p.m. in the nurses' residence. Members are reminded to bring their bakuig for the bake sale to he held Tuesday morning in the hospitallobby. The Ladies Auxiliary to the Lethbridge Mimidpal Hospital and Gait School of Nursing will hold a luncheon meetmg Wed-nesdlay in the nurses' lounge at 12:30 p.m. Members are urged to attend. � * � The Fort Madeod Old Tune Dance Club regular dance will be held toruight in the Elementary school, from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Lunch will be served, and there will be live music. * * * A Talk of the Morning, Coffee Party will be held at the YWCA readence be^nning at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday. Everyone is welcome to come, and bring a friesnd in order to get acquainted with the YWCA. Free coffee and babysitting provided. �  * The Loyal Oi-der of Moose social and dance vM be held tonight at 9 p.m. in the Moose Hall, 1234 3 Ave. N. Music by the Bow River Orchestra. For members and invited guests only. * � * The Minus One Club will join the Hi Neighbor Club on Monday in Westminster School, 5 Ave. and 18 St. North, for a sodai evraiing. All members and any one separated, divorced, or widowed is welcome to attend. For further information, phone 437-1448. *  * LA to the ANAF will hold a general meetmg in the club room on Monday at 8 p.m. t  * The music and art departments of the Mathesis club will meet at the home of Mrs. J. Van Schaik, 2205 9 Ave. S. Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. * * * Tiie Major Burnett PNG's Club will hold its regular meeting in the Oddfellows Hall Monday at 2:30 p.m. Childhood Is Special . . . Picture it Now! HARVEY JOHN - 10 years CAROL ANN - Vh years BRIAN SVEN - 4 yeors Children of m.. AND MRS. J. WICKERS LETHBRIDGE Paterson school; Bill Weadick, Dorothy Gooder school; Mrs. Clarice Bennison, St. Patrick's school, and Mr. Fulwiler. The game, which is called Trade Crises, is suitable for ages 8 to 12 years, and an ideal number of 36 students can play. However, as few as 21, or as many as 60 students may play but, it tends to become cumbersome. The purpose of the game, according to Mr. Fulwiler, is to serve as an introduction to trade on an intemational scale, to cause interaction among the students, to cause independant tbinkmg as well as the formu- lation of a group idea, and to help .students realize problems faced by nations in a "real-life" situation. The students are assigned to countries such as Goodland, EaistlBind, Westland, Huiterland, and so on. Each country has six members of wMdi there is an ambassador, a chief executive, an economic advisor, and communications ministers. E a c h country is aa^gned an economy either rich, poor, or anythmg between the two. The job of the country's offi-ciails, is to trade with the other natioiis, thereby improving its gross naitiofnial product. Responsibilities are designated as follows: Chief executive-final decision maJcer for the country; Ambassador - carries out (he trading wishes of the country; Economic Advisor - helps to plan the nation's economy; aiid Consmunioations Mmister - cairies trade proposals and trading decisions back and forth between nations. The ideal eoojiomy, according to the rules of the game, is to have four imits of agriculture, four units of oil, four units of manufactured goods, four units of raw materials, and seven million dollars. Perioddcally during the trad- bg sessions, the teacher will call for a halt in trading, and will 'give each coimtry a slip of paper on which a crisis is prmt-ed. The country must then deal with this crisis before the recommencement of trade, ITbe crises come in the form of amounts whith must be paid out of the country's treasury, units of material which must be paid, or even, units of material or monetary sums which are paid to them. After the crisis is resolved, the country must take a look at its econoniy again, and set a new objective. After this is cortipleted, trade is resumed. The teacher, according to the rules of the game " iiay or may not carry on with the game" after re - evaluation of goals. "If the game is to be stepped, each country will compare his 'goal' with his acttral achievement." "We try to get the top students m the poorest country," says Mr. Fulwiler. "In this way each student is called upon bo act and think for himself according to his or lier ability." Home Fund Tea on March 20 Worthy Grand Matron Ada Sharp of Castor, Alberta and Wortliy Grand Patron Ellwood Irwin of Barons will receive guests at the annual Home Fund tea sponsored by the Order of the Eastern Star. The tea will be held on Saturday, March 20, at 2 p.m. in Southminster Hall. Also invited to receive are Miss Mamie Gibson, Mrs. Cyril Miron and Mrs. G. C. Miller, Past Grand Matrons; Mr. M. G. Stretton, Mr. Clyde Coe, Mr. Thomas Morris, Mr. V. Brock Christie of Cardston, Mr. Gordon Cannam of Edmonton, Past Grand Patrons; Mrs. Elwood Irwm, Mrs. E. J. Griffey, Mr. Lome McDonald, grand officers;' Mrs. J. A. Norrie and Mr. Harold McBain of Medicine Hat, members of the board of general purposes, all of the Grand Chapter of Alberta. FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE - Foreign trade becomes being carried on here by Grade 6 students teaches the a first-hand experiehcli for Grade 5 and 6 students at ins and outs of international trade. Westmin.ster Elementary School. The Trade Crisis game F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HALL 6th Ave. A and 13th St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 or 2St Each Twelve 7 Number Gomm JACKPOT $140 Free Games and Free Cards DOOR PRIZE Children under 16 net allewad CAN'T SAY NO - Cindy Lee Colburn of Edmonton displays an expressive performance in the song and dance class in the Alberta Dance Festival this week, singing her way through ! Can't Say No. HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. BEAUTY SCHOOL s, s. OF ELEGANCE Owned and Operated by ETHEL DO,WNEY mSTERNQim P Complete Beauty Culture By 3 Expert Teachers "A Modern School With Modern Methods of Teaching" NIGHT CLASSES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Thursday and Friday till 9 p.m. Students Apply Now Name ............................ Address.......................... Send To:.......................... BEAUTY school of ELEGANCE 317 7th Street South Lethbridge Ideal no lonaer MONTREAL (CP) - Sociologist Jacques Lazure says men m the 3ft-year-old age bracket regard virginity as an ideal for unmarried women. Their female counterparts consider it slightly less important for men. But both sexes in the 15-25 group are rebelling against "social conformity and hypoo-risy" and "for a good number of young people, virginity is oo longer an ideal." Watch For Our Gigantic -O* BONANZA SALE STARTING TUESDAY, MARCH 16th Store Hours - Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Closed Sundays and Holidays FREE DELIVERY Westminsfer Drug Westminster Shopping Centre Phone 328-7833  Revlon Dealer LTD. Boyd's Pharmacy Zeller's Shopping Centre Phone 328-3760  Post Office Facilities  Max Factor Dealer LTD. HEINTZMAN YEAR-END INVENTORY CLEARANCE SALE CONTINUES UNTIL MARCH 31 SHOP EARLY PIANOS HEINTZMAN GRAND Slightly Marlted C9nn Floor Model..................... 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