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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta For The Record By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Family Editor TUNK MAIL is a nuisance. Junk mail is also a J cross which we must bear in this saleshappy gimmicky 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. TTie biggest uninvestigated cause of air pollution is the oral exercises in which people like to indulge when they're cross, unhappy, inconsiderate, mean, miserable and just plain stupid. The second, according to one young man who burns 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 getting 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 credit 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 half 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 with 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 will 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 eh'minate much of his mail carrying in the long run. Learn Hairdressing MARVEL BEAUTY j SCHOOL REDUCED RATES-TERMS! WRITE FOR FREE INFORMATION 1 OVER METROPOLITAN STORE 326A 8th Ave. W., Calgary Wins award MONTREAL (CP) - Made-leine Guimont, author of Che-min Neufs and Les Temps Misdbles, has been awarded the Marie Lemelin Prize for poetry by the Society of French-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 and 5th Street South Upstairs, 222 5th Street South Learning a country's economical balance International trade class at elementary level By BEVERLY-ANN CARLSON Herald Staff Writer Students at Westm i n s t e r School are learning the mechanics of international trade through a program in which they, HypotiieticaUy, are involved in foreign trade. The idea for this special venture was originally formulated by teachers from five L e t h-bridge schools, According to Jack Fulwiler, vice - principal of Westminster Elementary School. These five are: James Cummins, of General Stewart school; Charles Steed, Gilbert J* i tendt ( appenin^A The Ladies Auxiliary to St. Michael'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 baking for the bake sale to be held Tuesday morning in the hospital lobby. * * . * The Ladies Auxiliary to the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital and Gait School of Nursing will hold a luncheon meeting Wednesday in the nurses' lounge at 12:30 p.m. Members are urged to attend. *   The Fort Maeleod Old Time Dance dub regular dance will be held tonight 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 residence beginning at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday. Everyone is welcome to come, and bring a friend in order to get acquainted with the YWCA. Free coffee and babysitting provided. * * * The Loyal Order of Moose social and dance will 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 social evening. 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 meeting in the club room on Monday at 8 p.m. *  * 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. * * * The Major Burnett PNG's Club will hold ifcs regular meeting in the Oddfellows Hall Monday ait 2:30 p.m. 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 24, 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 international scale, to cause interaction among the students! to cause independant thinking 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, Eastland, Westland, Hinterland, and so on. Each country has six members of which there is an ambassador, a chief executive, an economic advisor, and communications ministers. Each country is assigned an economy either rich, poor, or anything between the two. The job of the country's officials, is to trade with the other nations, thereby improving its gross national product. Responsibilities are designated as follows: Chief executive-final decision maker for the country; Ambassador - carries out the trading wishes of the country; Economic Advisor - helps to plan the nation's economy; and Communications Minister - carries trade proposals and trading decisions back and forth between nations. The ideal economy, according to the rules of the game, is to have four units of agriculture, four units of oil, four units of manufactured goods, four units of raw materials, and seven million dollars. Periodically during the trad- ing sessions, the teacher will call for a halt in trading, and will give each country a slip of paper on which a crisis is printed. The country must then deal with this crisis before the recommencement of trade. The crises come in the form of amounts which 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 economy again, and set a new objective. After this is completed, trade is resumed. The teacher, according to the rules of the game "may or may not carry on with the game" after re  evaluation of goals. "If the game is to be stopped, each country will compare his 'goal' with bis actual achievement." "We try to get the top students in the poorest country,'' says Mr. Fulwiler. "In this way each student is called upon to act and think for himself according to his or her ability." Home Fund Tea on March 20 Worthy Grand Matron Ada Sharp of Castor, Alberta and Worthy 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 Ooe, Mr. Thomas Morris, Mr. V. Brock Christie of Cardston, Mr. Gordon Caimam of Edmonton, Past Grand Patrons; Mrs. Elwood Irwin, Mrs. E. J. Griffey, Mr. Lome McDonald, grand officers;1 Mrs. J. A. Nome 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 experience for Grade 5 and 6 students at ins and outs of international trade. Westminster Elementary School. The Trade Crisis game F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HAH 6th Ave. A and 13th St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. S Cards for 1.00 or 25� Each Twelve 7 Number Games JACKPOT $140 Free Games and Free Cards DOOR PRIZE Children under 16 not allowed mm CANT 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 I Can't Say No. HELP US TO HELP OTHERSI The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR 1EAVE AT 412 lit AVE. S. BEAUTY SCHOOL m m s, s OF ELEGANCE phone3286422 Owned and Operated by ETHEL DOWNEY 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 in the 30-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 aire rebelling against "social conformity and hypocrisy" and "for a good number of young people, virginity is no longer an ideal." jga Watch.For Our Gigantic S&r 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 Westminster Drug | Boyd's Pharmacy Westminster Shopping Centre Phone 328-7833  Revlon Dealer LTD. Zeller's Shopping Centra Phone 328-3760  Post Office Facilities  Max Factor Dealer LTD. HEINTZMAN YEAR-END INVENTORY CLEARANCE SALE CONTINUES UNTIL MARCH 31 SHOP EARLY PIANOS Slightly Marked Floor Model..................... 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LTD. 313-7TH ST. S. LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-2663 ;