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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta JO LETHBRIDQE HERALD November 1973 In the Americas Woman vice-president envisions goal BUENOS AIRES The first woman vice-presi- dent in the Americas has es- tablished her first goal. are going to have many more roles to fill in the said Isabel wife of Argentina's 77-year- old Juan 0. Perpn. For one Argentina should have some women am- she added. In one of her first acts after taking office with her hus- band Oct. Isabel sent a cable to the Argentine woman who is the first violinist in the La Scala Orchestra in Italy. She praised the musician for setting an example for the women of Argentina. The 42-year-old who used to dance in night- now is spending long hours learning her new role from her who was president for nine years be- fore the military sent him into exile in 1955. But for she is fondly is her first experience in political office. BINQO SCANDINAVIAN HALL 22912tk St. 'C' N. NOVEMBER 23rd 8 p.m. DOORS OPEN AT 7 P.M. NEW GAME IN 52 NUMBERS 10th GAME WIN ON EMPTY CARD 4th-8th.12th IN 7 NUMBERS OH LESS f 19 S CARDS FOR POT OF GOLD S3C Singh Winnw Flrtt 12 rtdghbon sot GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE EACH DOOR PRIZES 36 FREE CARDS 5 DRAWS FOR NEXT WEEK Sorry No one under 16 years of age allowed She discusses nuclear dis- armament with the Mexican ambassador and sits in on cabinet meetings. She spent a day recently in the of which she is constitutional president. Mostly she is at Peron's immersed in matters of state or receiving visitors. Her office is next to his in the pink-painted government house which she seldom leaves during business hours. Isabel the vice-president is much like Isabel the smiling. She dresses in gaily patterned but severely cut suits. Her hair is in a demure bouffant. Once she met with former directors of the Eva Peron the giant charity formed by Peron's late wife. But she is no flamboyant Evita. The official-press did not even say where the meet- ing was. Isabel turned down requests for audiences and in- terviews during the campaign and she is not easier to see now. Her brief visits to social projects come without warn- ing and always with a sizable guard. AVOID THE RUSH Make your Christmas Appointments Nowl A A.j COLORS Off ancl sv vii Dec6mbw 8tn Our highly opmtorw BRENDA GOODHOPE JUDY VAN RYN JOAN CLEMIS WANDA HOVEY ready to nnt you. STYLE RITE BEAUTY SALON 1 514 9th Axe. S. Phone 327-5000 surprises people with the intensity she dedi- cates to her visits and said one observer .of the presidential scene. she but she really throws herself her She comes to work 30 min- utes after Peron for security reasons and she goes home a half-hour later than he does. They spend their afternoons and evenings in flie smallish home they selected after re- turning from exile in Spain on June 30. The lavish presidential resi- dence in suburban ac- cording to a bill backed by will be opened to chil- dren as a day retreat. Many assume someone else would automatically take power if Isabel suddenly were to inherit the presidency. They seldom mention her. But others take her se- accepting her as the selected heiress of the Per- onist movement. One Peronist-leaning week- ly chided those who were uneasy at the possibility of Isabel's assuming command. I Panasonic presents a see-through clock radio for your penthouse. And aTake'nlape for the kids'treehouse. RC-1103C Wherever vou live. And u Nou're going. Panasonic coming up with sound ideas. Take the Clear Dial Noboth else makes any- thing quite like it. The unique design of the illuminated duiK makes the station indicator and hands of the clock look like in mid-air. It will awaken you to music or a A nice to start vour And with FM and AM. loo. can keep it that way. Color Take might have heen made for a treehousc. It swings from AC current 10 party music-maker to cas- sette recorder And its ultra-sensitive built-in mike picks up -.omul from anv direction. A perfect combination of hcauU ancl performance.Thai's how describe The Ridgelield An table radio to read slide-rule tuning. One look and need we more'' hor serious and good listening. The -625.K is the automatic choice Its contoured styling covers up a of circuitry that brings both and AM to your ears. A music or alarm And a full-feature 24-hour digital clock among a host of other iiiiienious ideas. All wrapped up in an attractive walnut or metallic silver finished cabinet. Or oan buy The Mwoocl colorful'and compact AM digital clock radio Adventurous tvpes and sleepv- heads are equallv at home with Hie Altadena lightweight cassette recorder and I radio with an Auto-Sleep switch. Very porta- ble and very practical because it can beset loshut itself oil'completely if you think the music might lull you into the land of dreams. And it works 3 ways. At home.on batteries and with an optional adaptor. Just as adaptable is The Abmgdon Fora truly portable cas- sette recorder with built-in condenser its lightness and shape make a _ lot ofsense. Panasonic has a host of good things lining Ibr you. Your dealer can show you a lot more than can here. And a most presentable lot it is. too. RQ-309S Panasonic just slightly ahead of our time. BAKER AFPLMIICES LTD. AM. 1. MM. m-im TOMORROW'S FURNITURE LTD. 1254 M An. LaHtrMp. AM. 3ZM1I3 LETHBRIDBE APPLIANCES CO. LTD. 906 W K7-44N Snowy Walk Although a prevailing blanket of snow covers Gait there is nothing more invigorating than a brisk walk through the park in the crisp November air. Many Lethbridge residents can be seen walking along this getting a daily breath of fresh air. International tourists kill Madeiran embroidery Madeira Madeiran admired around the world for is a dying art. And international the very people who spread the handicraft's are in- directly killing the island spokesmen say. The rapidly-expanding hotel business offers the artisans more less eye-straining the spokesmen explain. women are just not in- terested in embroidering. The main reason is that the hotels pay much more money and they prefer the hotel said Joao Luis Borges. A woman may be paid as lit- tle as or a maximum of for embroidering a full- size said Robert owner of one of the largest such factories on the Portuguese island. Typical Madeiran em- broidery looks like cream- and-cocoa-colored thick with the open work stitched and re-stitched countless times. Such works may cost about take months to and be found in the White House and royal pal- aces. Tourists buy hand towels or handkerchiefs in thousands of different appliques and hues on the finest Swiss and American fabrics. The Jabara factory alone has different patterns. Jabara noted that the usual number of women in the industry on the island has fallen to Girls as young as four years begin learning the many stitches at home or at a school in the town of Camara do Lobos. Children spend two hours daily at the school. Potential embroiderers have been influenced by the tourists. girls see these international women and de- cide they want more time for themselves to pay more atten- tion to themselves instead of a tedious a driver-guide said as he went past village women embroidering outside their A- frame house trimmed in fairy- tale colors. A blow to the business was the change of life-style in the 1960s from the formal and ele- gant to the leading to the introduction of synthetic fabrics. The linen sheets or other items need the care of a diligent laundress or ex- usually expensive cleaners. But now much of the work is done on fine polyester from the United Switzerland or Belgium. The fabric closely resembles linen although It may be machine- washed and drip-dried. The steps for creating the elegant linens are numerous for partially dry- ing the hand done. Every new design is first done as a taking per- haps a with every stitch and shade of thread ap- proved before the final prod- uct is made. Designs are copied by hand on tissue-like or which can be used only 30 times before wearing out. Patterns are traced by blue ink over the perforated chappa onto the cloth. Then agents distribute the cloths and threads to women in hill special- izing in certain styles. The agents travel by then then on foot for many yards up terraced mountainsides to reach differ- ent cottages. mostly with gnarled knuckles and sometimes cluster outside in quilting bees doing the painstaking embroidery. Once the work is .finished and returned to the factories by the the articles are soaked and resoaked in tubs containing soap or salt water to erase every trace of ink. Women bend over washtubs in the factory and endlessly scrub the articles. The one machine used in the. entire process is a water remover. Then the items are pressed several by groups of women at heavily-pad- ded tables. are becoming less and less willing to work so hard for so little an embroidery factory owner said. a question of whether a centuries-old craft can survive in these modern WOOL PRODUCTION In one million pounds of wool was produced in mostly for export. JACKPOT BINGO THIS THURSDAY EVENING. NOV. 22 kf Mil ft. Mir wl S. STARTS P.M. SHARP PARISH HALL CORNER STREET B AND 7th AVENUE NORTH Jackpot SurM and to won Evwy Thunday 2nd JACKPOT S115 IN S3 5th 7 NOS. JACKPOT tie POT 'O GOLD 3S- PER CARD OR S FOR -1.00 ALSO FREE FREE lAMES AM A DOM IUZE Persona under 18 years not Renaissance Imports Centre Village Mall EUROPEAN TOYS From as low as UNIQUE POTTERY PhofM 328-8412 We invite you to come In and see our exciting new selection of gifts for... Christmas A LOVELY NEW ASSORTMENT OPCRYSTALFrom SPANISH A ITALIAN PLAQUES AND SHIELDS IRA.M N...................... From I to CHARLIE RUSSELL PRINTS From '24 And many other wonderful gift suggestions that we think you should take the time to seel ;