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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta I THI LETHIHIDGE HERALD _ Snluritoy, II, Wl Hi -I -ramilw Color conscious carpet shoppers Bv MAUREEN JAMIESOX Family Editor Fresh new Fashion colors are springing lip under Foot as Uie carpet industry gots all out to meet the demands of style con- scious consumers. "Good floor covering is quite expensive." said Paul Carter, southern Alberta representative for a lending carpet wholesaler, "and we'd like to protect the consumer's investment. some cases, color sells the he said. "In fact, it's become quite a high fash- ion indi'Stiy. n d the consumer now is getting better value than JO years ago. ;Tbe most popular carpeting new mode is the stand- up or body shag. It's shorter: getting away from shaggy shags, although it still has lo be raited. "ft maintains its appearance lomewhal he explain- ed, "but there is still a lot of shaggy being sold." AXMINSTERS RETURN according to Mr. Carter, "are forecast to be AS big as shags within the next few years." "They kind of died out for a H'hile. but -we're finding a very big resurgence." Famed for their durability. ftimuisters are short-cut-pile carpets vhich are still made by the conventional, old-school method, he said, but. ''with a greater variety of colors. They're moving towards ali- stracts and subtle tones and away from the traditional pal- terns. "The most popular carpets in southern Alberta are really not i solid colors. Here they go for two or more tones." At the moment, hs said, Iho demand is for "while and oii- whiie. and rusty golds followed by standard greens. "The color to vralch out. lor is :silveicasl which Mr. Carter described as a cross be- tween v.'iiile and beige with a silvery finish i WESTERN' STYLE enough, ive're j influenced more from Califor- Ihan Eastern Canada." lie i said. Style ''comes up Ihe coast and shag is accepted here more than in Toronto where [they're slill uting the coinen- 1 Lional tvost. "People now are more con- scious of their lie point- ed out, "and the character of i the floor coverings reflects I upon the house. still has the best soil- hiding capabilities, and yet for i hardest wear nylon, pound for I pound, is stronger than steel. "Ajilron combines the fea- hires of both, and in my opin- ion. from purely personal ob- servation, it's got lo he one of Eamily life TRY BEFORE YOU BUY Wendy Burrows feels il's jusr plain common sense to gel righl down to the nitty- grilly and lest the different textures before choosing carpeting from a reputable Lcthbridge dealer. Free bosk- lets on proper care and maintsnance are available on re- quest frcm all local carpel slores Grosnen, pholo LIllC Passengers ship out lo shed weight By JUDY Kl.EMESIUT) Nnv York Times Service NEW YORK To many peo- reducing group called A feu1, however v.-ere 'Lean Line, which is based in i pound range South Plainfield. N.J. in Ihe 'should take Ihe .same ECU'S each day al mealtime same old Your UNICEF greeting is a child's future UNICEF Greeting Cards now on sale near you. Iniccf Canada OUTLETS IGA Centrt Villon" Moll Hrinliman t CD. Lid. 313 -7lh SI. i. University cf Lelhbridgi Store Lelhbridg. Communily College Book Store Hie best carpets on Hie market, pie the word "cruise" brings The Lean Liners signed up for for clarity of color, wear and forth visions of an eating orgy, soil hiding. where To set the best from any car- i ing passengers On the Lean Liners' first full [oration makes you tired of j lay at sea. Ray Romanczyk. and that they should a special LK-n Line psychologi- the bearded 22 y e a r-nld grad-jput their fork donn on the waiters are forever ply- cal ealing program at with IC-course Rulqers University lhal student from Rutgers worked out psychology hie after each hiio of food, and jpeting, "s Mr. Carter cautioned, 'meals r.s the ship sails slowly clvdcd daily leilures. wtijh-ins. the university's official weight I issiincl his! of insane- lions to Ihe die'.ers. He tolrl the Liners Uley 'always buy from a company of I from one exotic port to another. e x c r c i s e sessions, special j reduction plan which Lean j good standing and a reputable By Ihe lime the stuffed pas-; menus, p.nd supervised meals al plans eventually lo carpet manufacturer. sengers get home, scams have v.-h'ch the eating habits wf the "Then the buyer is protecled often split, zippers don'l zip and dieters were policed by mcm- by the manufacturer provid-: buttons won't button, and the hers called "Chief Creeps." jing he gives proper maintcn-! person who has gained only According ID "Toni anl Lolly" race." live pounds is often considered 'Mrs. Anlonia Marotta and -Mrs. PROTECTION lucky. Lorraine the formerly As of Dec 1 when Ihe Tex- However, on ihe gleaming fat New Jerscj-housewives wiio tile Labelling Act comes into ef-' white lirxui-y liner Atlantis of I founded Lean Line 4'j years i feet Mr. Carter explained that i the Chandris America ago after mesting each other al i carpel buyers will have even I there was a different kind of a Weight Watchers meeting, (greater protection cruise: one designed for 50 of "the purpose of Ihe cruise is to The act calls for the generic the 318 passengers to lose lose weight and have fun at the i name of each textile fabric over [weight or. failing thai, at least 'same time." 'five per cent, and the name and! not to gain any. The majority of the Lean address of the manufacturer to1 The 50 dieters (43 women, 2-Liners appeared to be no more I appear on every sample hook I men) were members of a I than 15 to pounds overweight. 1 and roll of carpel on sale in' THE BETTER HALF By Barnes vn IIovi a child s reading ability affect-1; Irs total performance El school will be discussed at Lakcview Home and School meeting at e p.m. Tuesday. Reading specialist Peggy Al- i histoti bs featured speaker. Following her graduate work in Minnesota. Mrs. Albiston l aughl al Hit University of Al- Irerl a and I hn of 1-cIhbridgc. Siie is now curricu- lum C'O-orrlinalor for srhrnl dis- tricl No, nnd a nicmlwr of the dc-parlment of rd'.icalion commiUof1 Reading topic of meeting any dealer's store, 1 One tinal and very important point to remember when shop I ping for carpet, said Mr. Carter. is lo "make sure that you get, i good undercushion. "This can make all the differ-. encc between a carpet Ibal feels ordinary and one that feels I SPECIAL PRE-CHRISTMAS TOY SALE! All Toys 10% Tel6 2 Days Only! Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 21 and 22 THE 6ALT EDUCATIONAL TOY FAIR IS ON AGAIN! Now Open 3rd Ave. S. (Basement) p.m. doily SPECIAL LATE SHOPPING FOR THE SALE 9 a.m. ta 9 p.m. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, NOV. 31 and 11 Gait Toys are Back in Town! LARGE SELECTION OF ADVENT CALENDARS pick it up a'rain until Hie food chewed and Icd. "This .st'jv.-s you down.1' said RomaiuzyU. who lo hsve lost 65 pounds on his diet. "Many fa! people eat very' quickly they shovel il in and is a had hahit lhal 'must be broken." He also said minialure forks and plates would be used at Ihe table to make the amount of food seem greater and he or- dered a Miree-minute pause in (he of Ihe meal The die'.ers v.-ere Ihen handed shscls of paper containing 52 squares, each representing 25 calones. tr a lotfil of cal- ories a daj-. They were told to make X in the boxes according lo the se- lection cuunl on their special nicni's ffor cample, four se- clions for a bowl of vegetable soup, 12 fc-r slewed baby lamb v.ilh spinach, 20 for strawberry pie a la mode) and not lo cx- tfead the 52 squares a day. That llomanczyk said, thev would safely lose from two jlo three pounds a v.-eek eating j well-balanced meals I "Tl'.ose are pi-etly expensive one 225- pounrl Lean Liner, noting lhal passengei-B had any- by MAUREEN JAMIESON [T'S becoming increasingly difficult to dredge up answers lo Ihe unceasing flow nf childish ques- tions. 1 decide whether the young are getting smarter, I'm noi as bright as I'd like to think I am, or I'm just plain old getting senile. However from sheer habit, I still keep pitching. Why give them the satisfaction of letting them know they're widening the generation gap? Easiest queries to field are Hie toddler kind, like How high is up? and Why is the sky? A hint at a future treat and a bribe with a cookie or two, and you're oft the hook. Then there are the routine Where's my math book? and Why don't you mend my jeans? These come with a choice of two don't bug me now, I'm frantically busy, and (bl don't bug me now. I have a frantic headache. While you quickly cast around for a retort lo Why did you wash my white gym shorts with all those black socks? you tell him you're proud of the fact that your brilliant offspring has reasoned out for himself lhat white shorts immersed in a black fluid turn grey. When you recover your sang froid you mutter darkly about inferior detergents, hard water and pollu- tion. Questions concerning Archimedes Principle and Ihe co-efficient of linear expansion are not as tricky as they sound. You merely point lo the encyclopedia, coldly tell the inquisitor how much il cost and ad- mon'sh the lazy clot to look it up himself. Sport is rarely a problem for women. It Is a known tact of life that mother is mentally retarded in this area, and therefore no good for anything ex- cept Where is the ball I lent lo Joe who lent it to Mark who gave it to Dave lo take to Calgary? But oh how 1 wish Ihere was a magic answer to Why do 1 have to eat this garbage just because we're visiting Great-aunt Mehitabel? and How come I can't have a shrink vest just because your ratty old coat And there arc days il can get preltv traumatic like when a polite scream to aUeasl-make-your-bed-you- lazy-bum is met with Why should I have lo submit to flic White Anglo Saxon Protestant work elhic when 1 didn't even ask to lie horn17 Grasping your serenity and sanity firmly in both hands, you provide a temperate two-hour lecture on the boredom and emptiness of a life totally devoid of accomplishment. At some point during this calm and reasoned lec- ture you become aware lhat junior has switched off. If you have any sanity left you then raise your calm and reasoned right hand and give him a mighty swat across the seal. HAVE YOU RELATIVES AND FRIENDS IN THE UK? Then you probably be ino Chistmas presents this year. Let us save you fill trans-Atlnnlk shipping cssls and Ire problems of birying and packaging. Simply lend this ed together with UK. Brcchure conlaini suggestions all retail prices Our unique, lirsl class service li qlfl wrapping, -fia paymcnl 30 days oner delivery o I end full money back guar. nice il nol completely satisfied. gond! KINGFISHER GIFT SERVICES, DEPT. IH6 HillBidi Housi, 41 Rusper Rfl., Harsham, SussaK, England F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HALL 6lh Ave. A and 13th St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 Cardf f.r 1.00 or 25f Eoth Three 7 Number Gamee JACKPOT Free Gamei and frmu Cardl DOOB PIIZC Gold eardi pay double money Children under Areas to covered at Uic from S220 to S270 per per- "Turn a deaf ear lo his pleas for just took X- rays." i meeling v.ill include reading I melhociblogy. prob'sms children have ivhen Ihev encounter read- Leading Lethbridge and area hair stylists and barber stylists have just completed an educational seminar held in Calgary! The seminar was sponsored by Hie Red Ken Laboratories frf Cal ifcrnm. Included in ihe coursa woi an itudy "f of liair. lhn technique! in hnir cultinq, permanent wtiving, hair coloring nnd re-conditioning. following Beaury and Barher Salom Inviln Vou lo discim with any hair prnblp.rm fhnt you moy ENSO'S BARBER STYLE-RITE BEAUTY SALON t t J HAIR STYLING CLASSIC COIFFURES HOUSE OF BEAUTY MILDRED SKROVE HAIR FASHIONS MYRNA'S LOCK SHOP Maoralli MODERN BEAUTY SALON Bow lilanrl VI COLLINS BEAUTY SAION Burden CORENE'S BEAUTY SALON RAY'S HAIR STYLING Spcirwood, B.C. STEFAN'S COIFFURfS _ Cronbiook, B.C. R-W-Y FURNITURE AUTO UPHOLSTERING 1016 1st Ave. S. Phone 328-5257 (ANYTIME) son for the depending on the location of their cabin. People participated in the what performance ex- i program for a va-j F-sr-'ert from and how a [ricty of reasons j child's readiiiT ability affects i John Tan. 62-year-old invos- his perform a nee in all other (or from N..1.. said he V.-HS making Uic trip because his CASH BINGO TONIGHT, SATURDAY-7-.30 O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HALL A (lockout Bingo ployed for till won Saturday plut Jackpeti JACKPOTS NOW AND 5 Cards for or 25c each (Located Next 'o No. 1 Fireball) All ir {crested persons are in- vited to attend and participate in the discussion. wife. remained al home, promised to buy him a wardrobe in a size Miialler if he lose H) pounds. The bluest loser, accord- ing lo the tape measure, was .loan Ttosendc. a 29-year-old i MARRIAGE PLAY CARDIFF. Wales fAPi Richard Burton and Elizabeth Tdylff: have signed to star in a blonde secretary from Bayonne. hvo-pavl television play alwul jN.J.. who lost seven inches marriage. It's called Divorce off 1-cr rnducing it to 42 His Divorce Hers. inches. CHRISTMAS i< DISNEYLAND Departing December 23 By Deluxe Hiway Cru'sfcr ARIZONA CALIFORNIA By SEE Disneyland, Son Diego, Tijuana, Mexico, Iru Veqas, Salt Lake City and more. INCLUDES: Tronspor- tat ion, nightly accom- modation, sightseeing in all major ciliei Vegas bonus, Hi- neighbor parly and ESCORTED: rd dayi. Deporting February 3 Deluxe Hiway Cruiser 5EE: Phoenix 'Old i Tucson'' Tijuana, ri. !o< VCQOS, Angeles, Disneyland, Snn Diego, San l cicco. Mormon Tober- nacle and more. I INCLUDES; Transport- nightly CKCcmmo. I lighlsce'ng in nil niojor cillcs. lo) Vngas bonus. Hi-nftiQh- bor porfy and much ESCORTED. 15 lill- HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effecli CAU 3282860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR IEAVE AT 412 lit AVE. S. Fet FREt Call Texir Trend Agent mn NOW YOU ARE FINISHED SCHOOL And toe Learn a Profession WHY NOT BECOME A HAIRDRESSER WH havt 3 fully qualified full time instruc- Iresei and teach all primes of beciuty cuMurt, htiir ityling and culling, bleaching, Irnlinf] and permanent waving. You'll enjoy our new remodelled and olr-condirioncd school. A professional beautician pays high- er Irian Ihe incomi and opporlu- ntttei tint unlimited. Fill Out -j Albirta Beauty School Thit Coupon 1405 5lh Si. S., Lelhbridflc .NAME...............I For More ADDRESS............ Low Monthlr Information i CITY................. Tuitlc" fnymenrt Clone. Starling Now SOUTHMINSTER U.C.W. PRESENTS THEIR ANNUAL Food Festival, Bazaar and Tea WEDNESDAY, NOV. 22nd 2 P.M. SOUTHMINSTER CHURCH "Christmas Shopping For All" Delicoletsen, Baked Goodi, Candy, Shortbread, Chriilmai Boutiqut, Christmas Invitedl ftaby Sitting ServicV LABOR CLUB Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 52 Game No. 1 50 10th Game Blackout in 58 Numbers 11 Games Prize Money......... 20 Alt GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card All Wood Cards 5Qg Each Children Under It Not ftllowerl Binge will also be plnycd in the club room for membtn and their invited fluoitli Music Friday and Saturdny Banquet faellitifjs ;