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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHMIDCE HMAID Morch U 1971 BUBBLES ON TAP IN MILORDS SHOWER Londons Alice Matlak demonstrates futuristic shower unit of a steel bathroom during Londons Ideal Home Designed by Lord Snowdon for the British Steel the shower features jets of water from floor and sides as well as and a device that releases soap bubbles that float up to envelope the What do you French or Flemish BRUSSELS AP In busy about half the size of Nova you can arouse the traditionally staid citizenry in a hurry with the question Which do you French or Flem ish The language issue is about the only one that will bring a Belgian into the carrying a banner and ready for a Both French and Flemish are official but not in the same In for only French is spoken in schools and government Few and no small can handle a customer who speaks only World War veterans will remember it by the French name of is often considered the capital of the militant Flemish move There only Flemish is of One butcher has a sign We cater here only to Flem ings and people who speak Flemish This kind of extremism is un at least in On the more Flemings speak sonic French than the other way round ITS ANCIENT HISTORY Origins of the conflict go back more than to the time when the Latin speaking descendants of Roman colonists were invaded by the barbaric German The meeting came smack in the middle of what is now Bel and the linguistic border manic tongue which in written form resembles though in The Netherlands the Flem ings are considered to have a funny South of the line the Belgians called Walloons speak which comes from the To a Walloon accent is Brussels is a blingual island surrounded by Flemish terri but the language most often heard is For centuries French was dominant all over Even in the Flemish peo ple of any pretension considered Flemish the language of serv TABLES TURNED Since the Second World War the picture has The Flemings now outnumber the and their region is more But Flemish country folk i drawn to the bright lights of this capital city still tend to adopt French Frenchspeaking Flemish citi zens of the capital move to the surrounding Flemish villages and want French schooling for their source of Linguistic feuding goes on de spite recentlyvoted reforms which bring Belgium another legal step toward a federated nation made of Flemish and Frenchlanguage states rounding a bilingual district j the 19 municipalities making up In Brussels and in the i surrounding allFlemish s u bi most shopkeepers runs east to serve customers m either Ian1 To the north of the line the j with French prevalent in language is a Ger manv smaller Brussels luxury stores FLEMINGS For many ears there haie been far more Flemings willing to learn and use sonic French than Walloons nilling to learn and use some Flemish The Belgian coasts 50mile line of holiday resoits are in i F1 e m i s h but shop I keepers are keen to handle any Climbers reach iirs t large I Nepal TAP i customer in any lanouVee The Hnation Mount Everest In de Haan a mlj middle pecution pitched base camp I class resort a hoM miner said a its first This languaee prcsftne bad him Inchaltitude camp at feel Thej hope to reach the summit of Everest bv n CaJjiury Mvecp lit Irs Ze liens THURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY MARCH PEAT MOSS 4 EACH 2 CHARGE IT GARDEN HOSE 50 EACH 97 CHARGE IT BARBOUE With spit electric motor EACH ZELCO ELECTRIC Lawn Mower CSA Approved 18 cutting surface GYM SET 1 glider SET ROYCE UNION 3 SPEED BICYCLE Sissy Bar Banana Seat Red Line Tires EACH 25 ELEPHANT BRAND FERTILIZER f EACH CHARGE IT Without 3 speed 39 CHARGE IT PRESEASON SPECIAL COMFY 5 POSITION CAMP COT For Camping FOLDING COTS COLEMAN 2 BURNER CAMP STOVE EACH CHARGE IT 5 BAG Potting Soil 59c NOW Sturdy galvanized steel frame with removable heavy cotton duck cover in assorted CHARGE IT CHARGE IT BRADFORD BRONCO HARD TOP TENT TRAILER TONKA FERTILIZER or SEED SPREADER Promotionally Priced EACH CHARGE IT WOODS 9xl2 Tourist Tent Outside Frame Duck Canvas EACH TRAILER INCLUDES Body constructed of 22 gauge electroplated Tent ounce canvas Selfdraining ice Recessed door with builtin Closed size 80 x Open size 80 x Closed height 3 Head room open 6 Warranty 12 months from date of Includes mattresses PRESEASON SPECIAL PRESEASON GOLF SPECIAL Campbell 7piece set 2 woods 4 irons x 8 250 All steel EACH 1 Putter SET Charge It No Payments Guaranteed located in the South Lethbridge Shopping Centre on Mayor Magrath Open Daily 9 to 6 Wednesday 9 to 1 Thursday and Friday 9 to 9 Telephone ;