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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 'HE ItlHBRIDGE HEKAID Thursday, Novt'mbor 18, 1971 The homemaker is news in city stores By laiZAHETll BAHTMAN j Hold thsm with tweezers and It's happened to move tlicm over the flame of a Hit? lay on a pnrmcni lias i ir.n'.cii lowly so you can watch lost. crni'L ret-all whether the, yam's reaction. Compare th? fabric is wool, nylon, cot- ton or silk, some'.hiii" you need I to know for clc' A few simple burning te.vls, though reaction, odor and residue witli those described below: C'lillon ignites and bums with an orengi! yellow, liav- By Slaff Writer The newest fr.d lo hit ilic fashion .scene is i'ur trim All over Canada, women like i Ulli of U-lhbridge aiv (an'ing up any old fur tan borrow or slca! to dce- iralc anything and everything they can lay their IhimN on, from the most casual lounginc i and how to care for them j ask for the pamphlet, "Fiber FURRY CUTUFS Cutting up on old fur is big news in fashion centres throughout 'h.-> country. Fur is being used for accessories and for creative 1rim on everything from j 'o ball tori Uili. a Grade 10 student at tCI uses exotic Russian sable to rlf-'--3 rp nev.( mini in an old-style setting, at Sir Alexander Gall Museum. Finlay Photo i Your Wear Headquarters 3 PANTSUITS 8 BLOUSES O GLOVES 9 SLACKS e PURSES t> SWEATERS 0 SKIRTS i 313 6th St. S. Phone 327-2244 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. Drop-In Centre we ok Monday: a.m. Keep fit under the direction of the VUX'A. Tuesday: a.m. Practise for The Golden Mito Singers. Wednesday: p.m. sharp. Trip to Taber Sugar Factory. Bus leaves promptly, and tick- ets must be picked up by to- morrow. Thursday: a.m. Prac- tise for the GoWen Mile Singers. p.m. Surprise afternoon. Coming events December is (Vcctorfdnyi fi p.m. Christmas pr.ny in minster ball. for supper must be picked up Doc. HI, as no tickets will be issued after that date. TORONTO iTP.i t'mil ibaut 200 yenrs ,'IL'U. nv.Mi v.'Oi'o mueb jdvelry did. "Men really jev.- peacocks in curly !m- 'ovy." .says manager of the Mapnin's eiiT .store. "Men were uri-t an..] irm bracelets, gold pcctcrnl crr.anii'nts, ;.nd necklaces, while ladies ul high social rank donned preat pad dcd wigs surmounted by dia- dems. "Only after French rev- olution. WHIM European 'ash- ions for follo'-vcrl the K relish example cf sober ai- lirc. did jewein' wearing be- come a predominantly female custom.'1 Mr. Perez ?ays ito history of jewelry deles back to pa- leolithic times. Cave and rock paintings VF old show men wearing omair.eirfs of mammoth tusk, reindeer hern, amber and lignite. STATUS SYMBOL Historians believe man wore those forms of jewelry because they had a signifi- cance in bis culture. In later times it lock on significance as sentimental mementoes. charms against if! health or evil, and, cf course, as a proof of wealth and social distinc- tion. Mr Perez says: "Up to 1450, jewels were thought to have (he power of protecting men from poison or of curing illnesses if touched or swal- lowed. "Diamonds were credited with tha power 1o make men marry, prevent fear of (lark- ness, guarantee marital hap- piness and neutralize conta- gion irom the worst diseases. "Din-ing period they litcndlv diamonds in the rough. They did not really come irto their own until iwo a meihcd of cutting, providing 32 facets, de- veloped. From that, time on, diamonds assumed first place c'niong gems and became the most fashionable and most de- sired cf jewels. "Today, diamonds are usually cut with 58 facets." WORN AS PROTECTION Dvrir-5 the middle ages, the possession cf a ruby was thought to make a man good, prevent effervescence in j water, help in acquiring lands I and titles, soothe temper and I protect from seduction. But 1 its were cancelled if it was worn on the right-hand side. "Sapphires, much prized by the ancients, were believed to protect the owner from scor- pion bites and to cure internal sores if tltsy were held in the mo nth. "Some people thought, the emerald to be a symbol of chastity, ethers considered it an aphrodisiac. The aquamar- inc. was believed to ensure a i myrirge was'also j considered an edy for liver complaint or i "Quartz was believed to prevent dnmkerress. topaz would relievo melancholy. j Jasper was said fo appease Solves problems fnithl thvst -M thou? acah. .Mr. sure cover and Fabric Fact." ess Icve aid ths smn- to wrrd off evil spirits juiU'ti fields from iem- ami Incusls. any including the i and emerald, were ht to provide protection .M poison.'' Perez says no nne uhcn gold was first dis- ed, liut its history is a I I WINNERS L.A. TO A.N.A.F. FALL TEA BOND: L. FARRINGTON 1803 6lh Ave. A. N. DOOR PRIZE: K. HC1M, 1269 4lh Ave. S. Mrs. Sally Merchant has been appointed federal consumer consultant in Edmonton for the Department of Corn-inner and Corporate Affairs. .She is there j to help handle complainis businesses arrl provides vjilu- able information. write to: Mrs. Sally Merchant. Depart- ment of Consumer and Corpor- ate Affairs. -1511 Federal Build- ing, Edmonton 2, Alberta. She's the person to contact if j you have problems with goods j i or services that the seller or manufacturers won't do any I thing about. Puzzles are Perfect! They help young children learn shapes, colors, relative sizes etc., increase their vocabulary, increase co-ordination skill and attention span. We have 50 different wooden puzzles for children ages 2-8 at the European EDUCATIONAL TOY FAIR 1656 South Plain (next lo Royal Bank near Zellers) and many other unbreakable toys. Educational Toy Fair ends Nov. 27th So Hurry! St. Augustine's Parish Ladies (A.C.W.) ANNUAL TEA CHRISTMAS BAKING ond PANTRY TABLE Saturday, Nov. 20th 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ST. AUGUSTINES CHURCH HALL lllh St. and Ave. South PRESS BEFOnE .lOIMVf, Jt makes it easier to stitch a gathered section of material to a flat section if vou the seam allowance of gathered sec- tion 1 Ladies' Shoes Shop Joe Green's for the finest in SHOES for the entire Children's Shoes by SAVAGE BUSTER BROWN O CLASSMATES 5 9 GOID CPOi.-- 'i 9 HEcL HUGG'R 9 IC5E PAVt.L SELBY IOVELY NEW HANDBAGS 1 Men's Shoes by ?EDWIN MocFARlANE S4VAGE RAND HARTT WE CARRY SNOWBOOTS for the sntiro family Men's Ladies' Children's GREEN'S SHOES ON SIXTH STREET SOUTH A BONUS FOR YOU FROM 305 6lh St. So. Ph. 328-1212 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA 1 hi'- bonus inf f R Mf J AM_M_OA -the t'gg-enriched nioistunzmg creom. IlNinjR (Mtisluccnl kiunr.'.ihnn in Pink lieige. F-VCF rOVVni.K-.i moisture base, blended tnln Ihc powder to prevent and powdered look. fVYO MPMICrvS____ -the smooth ri r THE HONEYED NATURALS rut 305 6th St. S. COSMOTIQUE DOWNTOWN Phone 328-1212 ;