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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Mmh 15 1971 THE IETHBRDGE HERALD 13 Ann Landers Still a girls best friend security at nerve centre of world diamond trade ANN LANDERS In the past several months you have printed two letters iron mothers who lost infants One was upset because so many people said the wrong thinfr other was hurt because friends called but didnt menuon the Since my family recently experienced a similar I would like to shaie some of my feelings and suggest what friends can say and do to help in time of 1 Be sensitive to the mood of the bereaved There are times when they might want to talk about the At other times they might appreciate your 2 You dont need to say very much to make your ings known A We Im We love 3 card a a short visit with or without a gift food is appreciated can mean a great Dont feel Im not close enough If feel their you are close enough S quote Every cloud has a silver It is Gods 5 It was not helpful to hear at length about friends of friends who had lost but it did help to hear someone It happened to You will get over your gnefas we I feel sorry for people who are unable to express sym pathy or Perhaps this letter will help them the next time the opportunity In one way another death touches all of us and too few people know how to deal with DEAR MARY Thank you for an excellent There is something in it for DEAR ANN LANDERS My motherinlaw is always bring ing our children gifts that cause Sometimes I think she does it on Last Easter she came with two baby chicks dyed blue and Our children were only 2 and 4 years of age not old enough to know they should be gentle with living We had a terrible time keeping the tads from squeezing the chicks to We finally had to carry the chicks to the pet store and pay the man to take them off our Last week my motherinlaw brought over a couplei of yoyos that glow in the Isnt that stuff radium What if thev ate it Please hurry your answer because we are keep ing the yoyos locked up until we hear from DEAR MOMMA That stuff is not its phos phorous Even if they ate it the worst that could happen would be a mild tummy So give the yoyos back to the kids and let em live it ATTEND THE ALL NEW 34 BINGO 5th ond 6th IN THE CLUBROOMS First 12 Games First Cord Others 25c each 7 No Jackpot Increase Weekly 2nd 7 Jackpot Increase Weekly Extra 5 Games Cards 25c or 5 for Blackout in S3 Numbers All regular games pay double if won in 7 or less MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS LONDON CP Diamonds may be a girls best but she would be luekv to get more than a nodding ac quaintance with them in the fcrrcsslke st one building which holds the nerve cenre of the worlds diamond Security is but understandably skintight at the headquarters of the dia mondprcducing De Beers and its Central Selling handles more than 80 per cent of the diamonds mined each Besides tins prosaic eightstorey building off Lon dons Holborn Circus is sitting on a stockpile of gems whose estimated value is roughly of Britains total gold and currency around Visitors may only feast their eyes on a fraction of this wealth through a thick plate glass beyond which some of the companys 250 skilled sorters are separating freshly mined rough diamonds into various categories ac cording to purity and There are about possi ble variations and no two dia monds are exactly each one is almost as indi vidual as a said a De Beers NEED CONNECTIONS who may take up to seven years to become fully are recruited on a asis of personal recommen dation or family Wdly enough they are subject o no special security checks inner workings of the diamond business are run argely on trust and reputa tion they would find it difficult to dispose of smuggledout From these bai floors of acing north for the clearest diamonds will eventually make their way to the cutters of Tel New York and Amster dam and thence to the jewell ers window and the engage ment Only oneMth of the stones handled are of gem the vast bulk being the discolored or flawed industrial diamonds used in hundreds of technical processes from grinding optical lenses to sur facing skidfree airport run But it is the gem side that gutters with legend and mys and replicas of the worlds most fabulous dia monds are on show in cluding the South African Cul linan still the larg est ever Discovered in 1905 at the Premier mine near it weighed 3Vz pounds in the rough and when cut produced nine magnificent the largest of which forms the centrepiece of the Queens sceptre in the crown GIFT FOR PROCESS Also on display are replicas o f t h e superstitionhaunted Hope deep sap phireblue in the glowing r o s e p i n k stone weighing carats ercd by the late Monti eal geologist Dr John Willianuon in a millionaire bachelor recluse who died in presented the diamond to the then Prin cess Elizabeth on her wedding in 1957 and she had it set into a flowerspray brooch The Central Selling Organi zation sometimes comes under fire for what a spokes man called its unashamed monopoly in the world dia mond Apart from a few scattered open one in Liberiaand the operations of the Soviet dia mond the which calls iiself a producers marketing con trols the buying and selling piocess from mine to diamond cullers Its officials explain that this is precisely what enables dia monds to keep their velucto make them everyones best in in times of in The organization does not make profits as but plows back its levenue into the Diamond a sister company the buying side Diamonds can go down in can only stay they are or go a spokesman Ster ling devaluanon in auto matically sent then up by mere than IK per cent and when investment buying stable Sales of gem iii as are held lu year in the Ilolboin i just around tlie i Hatton thi i street where ciousstone reached a pesk in I congregated About i n 1 they rose ngam by 4 per In times of surplus produc tion or lowertianusual de tfe CSO keeps prices the gium Antwerp k from Amsterdam us tin ing centre of diamomK when most of the Diitdi ir Jewish population cic bv Nazis in the Vorkl the cuttei pels to work diamondlipped aws and dia inord can cut diamond the hardest natural sub v to tO per cent of tha original can be lost ri pioducir the S3 cets of a or any if the other halfdozen popu lar cuts Diamond dealers RO about thir exoic business in sur pnsinoly cvsual fashion Thev send Valuable stones around ihe wold bv oidmary rcgis teied airmail often cany loose diammris in a vest diamond men retill that in prewar theie was less n was cjmmonpUee lo see a Hat1 on Garden merchant stop on the fish out a few stones from his pocket and studv them in public STOKE IN FRIG All sandwich ingredients ex cept bread cr rolls should be re frigerated and con t i n u o u s 1 y rcfngerated until serving ART AND FASHION INTRICACIES Toby of models her intricately designed while displaying Japanese arts ond at a tea held in Lethbndge recently uy the LeinJndgc Ladies Buddhist Guests at the tea also learned the art of or Japanese paper 15 TO BINGO JACKPOT 52 20 ALARM BINGO Gold Card Pay Doubln 55 Door Cards Many other extras Regular Cards 25c or 5 for 13th and 6th A No children under 16 allowed Office sales job open to women Albertas Great Moments i HOPE IllEY RPPRKIRTe InlSDOIVM THE BREWERV WINNIPEG CP Elizabeth Spencers entrance into the maledominated world of office supplies selling has caused more raised eyebrows among women than Most women ask me what Im doing in such a highpres sured sales working for a commission and not a guaran teed says the young former psychology who took over a downtown sales ter ritory seven months ago for Willson the citys largest supplier of office ma on the other dont make much of a fuss when they see me in the downtown business section Not even those I am competing Attractive and in her early Miss Spencer worked in a large department store and as a private secretary after leav ing the University of Manitoba Neither job satisfied I was looking for a where I could be on my own and with The job with competing with offered a Her male counterparts do not appear to mind the and the previously allmale sales staff at Willson gave her a good reception when she started vith the Its such a highly competi ave business that I didnt think heyd give me the time of But theyre a great and I dont Hunk Id get as much help if they were But because her sales terri tory takes in many doctors or lawyers Miss Spencer deals with many women who are responsible for making pur chases of office I had to spend a lot of time boningup on new office sys probably more time than my male I believe women customers can be a lol rougher on a saleswoman il they ask a question and they ha vent the Although she agrees with many of its Miss Spencer is no ardent defender o the womens liberation move Too many women tell iiv with one breath that theyd lib to earn as much money as i but Ihtn say they wouldn like to compete against men as I I I I sincerely believe there isnt I a sales job going that a woman Ree Dauphin went from a Size 18 to a Size 14 in just 35 days YOUR NEW Dress Size is as Near as Your TELEPHONE if You Call Today couldnt handle if she applied BINGO RAINBOW HALL St MARCH 16th at 8 1st Jackpot in 60 2nd Jackpot in 55 Free CordsCards ond 25c per 5 Cards SI 3 Free Games Door Prize No Children Under 16 Years Sponsored By A Association NO Crash diet A mere mountain wont stop that crazy pioneer So next time call for cast of characters from the Lethbridge Albertas original Pilsner Enjoy your own Theyve got a flag worth waving the Great Moments with Lethbridge Uethbridge Pilsner pennant that promises the peak of good oldfashioned flavour in every Thats the way its been for nearly hall a And that s the way itll stay as real and rugged as our TRADITION YOU CAH TASTE fHOM THE HOUSE Of LETHSBIDOE MAGICKiS RUG and UPHOLSTERY CLEANERS EARLY BIRD SPECIAL MARCH 15th TO 20th ONLY 20 SPECIALISTS IN Tapestry and Period Furnituie specialists Von Schroder Dry Foam Method ReTexlurizing Wall to 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