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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 TME LETHBKiDGE HERALD Wednesday, October 10, 1973 Israeli woman soldiers pleased to be of service Being a leline does have some advantages, especially when else in the household has to be back at work after the long Laz'n in the sunshine all you have to do is laze around in the sun. Quality resume of popular fall fabrics YORK iCP) Kastnon talks glibly about different fabrics Seasonal imerest brings two or three fabrics to the fore front, then thev often tade away into fashion limbo One season the interest may be nubbv weaves Another time it's flat surfaces This kill both flannel and tweeds aie to the lore, cspcciiilh in men s wear. It s often difficult to lemember the make up of fabrics So here is a resume of the important ones lor kill and their qualities Flannels Simply stated they are a plain twill weave That is. woven with diagonal weaving They originated in Wales At first they were weaves of either tine spun wool or worsted and had a soft sur- face nap. Today they also include cotton and syn- thetic fibres They can be stripes, checks and plaids, although the traditional llcinncl is plain and grey. Flannel was popular until about 1863 and surfaced again in the early years of this century but as a spor- tmg or casual fabric. Now llcinnel suits are popular with both men and women for citv lite Tweeds: They are woven ol tough, coarse woollen yarns They come in many weaves and many patterns from plain Doncgals to herringbone, to bold plaids and checks. They were first loomed in the vicinity of the River Tweed Their soft nap makes them very adap- table to colors. Today the colorful Irish tweeds are especially popular with tourists. But both English and Scottish are excellent. Harris tweed, lor example, is one ol the oldest handwovcn fabrics still in use. It was originally woven on the islands of Harris and Lewis more than 300 years ago. Shetland This is another tweed like fabric woven originally from the sheep THE BETTER HALF on the Shetland Islands. It is softer and more lux- urious than ordinary tweed, more perishable too Mohair. This is popular this fall tor the sweater look that dominates fashion. It is either used alone or woven with other fibres. It is made from goat hairs, is light in weight and soft. By Barnes BINGO-MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY al P.M. Jackpot t135 in S3 12 garnet in 7 numbcri 4th sth Gamei Doubled in i Nun.Den 5 3 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE Camel hair: Th'is beautiful wool is usually a tan color and has always been popular for topcoats, especially tor men, and also lor sport jackets. Generally it is in plain weaves but can be found in twills and herringbones. Saxonies. This cloth originated in Saxony, a German region, and was hrst woven from a blend of wool and other yarns. Corduroy: Its origins go back to the 17th century when this ribbed fabric was worn by the French king's outdoor servants and was called corde du roi. TEL AVIV (AP) Israeli women dressed in tight, khaki miniskirts are on the front lines in the Middle East war, driving jeeps, treating the wounded and occasionally Tiny tot honored LONDON Puzey has been chosen Miss British Rail Com- muter 1973. The four-year- old girl must travel 600 miles a week or die. Claire has no kidneys and makes a 200-mile round trip three times a week from her home in rural Hampshire to be treated on a kidney machine at Guy's Hospital in London. She has been commuting for three months since her diseased kidneys were removed. Last week her fellow travellers on the to London were told why the little girl with the bubbling laugh was making the trip. They got together and decided to give her a day to remember. British Rail area manager Harold Ward greeted her Monday at her home station of Christchurch and said: "You have become the sweetheart of the Southern Region." He gave her a special train badge and handed over the passengers' gift, an inscribed copy of Kenneth Grahame's classic The Wind in the Willows, the story of a ne'er-do-well rich toad whose taste for adventure leads him astray. Harry Stall, a publisher, sat Claire on his knee as the train set off and read her the inscription: "Presented to Miss British Rail Commuter 1973, with all good wishes from British Rail staff and her commuting companions." "She is a said Stall, 52. "She's always so cheerlul." Calendar "No wonder you're exhausted. There's just so many bridge games, movie magazines and television shows that a body can absorb in one day." of Values] The Dr. F. H. Mewburn Chapter QBE IODE, will meet at 8 p m. Thursday at the home of Mrs. F. E. Quittenbaum, 1903 14th St. S A meeting will be held in the Royal Canadian Legion Beaten university girl forced to leave studies Nylon Housecoat Quilting Double faced, 64 inch Reg. S4.99 .99 yd. 3 Courtelle Solid shades 70" Reg. 5.99 yd. .99 yd. 4 Acrylic Plaids 5 4 inch Reg. 4.99 .59 yd. 3 Upholstery I to 8 yard pieces Values to 10.00 yard 99 yd. 3 x A H H I M Denim 45 inch, Values to 1.99 .59 yd. 1 Drapery up to 94" Values to 3.00 yard .29 yd. 1 LONDON (CP) Helen Kvans, a 21-year-old un- iversity student who was beateii unconscious and robbed during a United States vacation tour, has had to give up her studies. '.Helen has lost her memory, says her father, Jack Evans, "andshecan'l even remember whal she learned in her lirsl two vcars ol university, so thai s not friucli use of going back al this stage." Meanwhile. Ihe Evans family has brought a million lawsuil against the Greyhound Bus Co. for per- mitting "inadequate safety precautions" on the package tour which Helen and her 22-vear-old fiance. John Penniket, were taking through the U.S. She was beaten and repeatedly kicked in the head in a Miami women's washroom by a man who later made'oil with which Helen had in her purse. A 21-year-old Detroit man has since been arrested and charged with robbery. Helen arrived back in Britain with her parents alter spending more than a riionih in a Miami hospital and three weeks in a coma. Doctors here say it will be some lime before it can be determined whether she has permanent brain damage. FABRIC FACTORY LETHBRIDGE LTD The Largest Selection in Lethbridge 1239 2nd Avenue S. Phone 329-3355 (Old John Dtara Building) Monday thru Saturday to p.m Thursday and Friday to p.m. Fall Specials Thurs, Fri, Sat, Oct. llth, 12th and 13th ACRYLIC PLAIDS yd. WOOL AND POLYESTER PLAIDS POLYESTER AND WOOL KNIT PLAIDS 4.99 yd. ANTRON JERSEY-POLYESTER CRIPI 4.99 Prlnttd and yd. MANY OTHER SPECIALS 36 Inch Cotton prints O M 6 Rtg.eac yd. 99 REMNANT IT THE POUND FAIRIC IV THE YAMO ECONOMY REMNANT CENTRE __________310-eth STREET SOUTH_______________ Memorial Hall at p.m. Thursday for the purpose ol issuing kits to poppy campaign canvassers and explaining procedures. All canvassers from previous campaigns and new can- vassers are asked to be present in order to get the campaign off to a good start The Birth Control and Inlormation Centre will hold an open house from to p.m. Sunday tor all interested persons. Films will be shown, and booklets made available as well as refreshments served. Stalf and members ol the Board of Directors will be on hand to answer queslions concerning the centre. t The semi-annual meeting ol the provincial chapter of Alberta IODE will be held at the Banff Springs Hotel on Oct. 16 and 17th. Mrs. W. J. Ross, Calgary provin- cial president will preside at the sessions. The Ladies Auxiliary to the Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens' Organization will meet at 2 p.m. Friday in Gym 2 of the civic centre. Bingo will be played and lunch served. A good attendance is requested. The Ladies Auxiliary to the Lethbridge Firelighters will hold the monthly meeting at p.m. tonight at the home of Mrs. Bev Kurtz, 2018 15th Avc. S. There will be a Christian Science testimony meeting held al p.m. tonight in the church auditorium, 1203 4th Ave. S. All welcome. diverting male eyes from the business ol war. Thousands ol men were pulled I rum their homes to combat units on short and many of their wives were called to reserve duty lor auxiliary jobs. "1 was glad they said Tova. a nurse Iroin Tel Aviv. "I was nervous until 1 got my orders. 1 lelt as though the war was passing me by and 1 couldn't do anything. I wanted to help." Israeli women are con- scripted al age 18 and serve 20 months in miiiiskirted unilorm. They wear Irouser suits in winter Exceptions are made for married women. Mothers slay al home, bul marriage alone is no bar lo reserve mobilizalion during crises. Women reservisls were sent to the Golan Heights and near the Suez Canal, operating switchboards, monitoring radar, doing of- lice work and helping in held hospitals. NO COMBAT DUTY No women are put into combat, although they are trained in the use of small arms during their regular military service. However, reliable sources reported that some ol Israel's casualties in the latest lighting were women. 'When the shells an tailing 21 miles from the border, it doesn't really matter il you are on the I rout line 'or Tova said "There is always a chance ol getting killed, but it's belter than sitting home. All my Iriends are in the army.' It's like a lamily." In normal limes, the army earned a reputation as marriage broker. I'ciralroopers ollen lei! stories ol buddies who lound love notes tucked into Ihe lolds of their chutes A jet pilot some-limes tails lor a girl whose voice he lirst heard over his intercom at 30.000 tcel. Officers elected for coming term BETTY HARGREAVES president Al a recent election oi ullicers lor the Wives of the Association of 1'rotessional Engineers, Geologists, Geophysists and Associates, Mrs. Betty Hargreaves was named president. Other olticers tor the coming term include Mrs. Alice Darby, vice- president. Mrs. Kathleen Cruiggs. secretary- Ireasurer: Mrs. Vernice Herbig, correspondence: Mrs. Keatha Thiessen. social committee chair- man. Social committee members are Mrs. Ruth Nelson. Mrs. Diane Ilolleld. Mrs Judy Filo and Mrs .inn Okomura. Job equality boost proposed by gov't LONDON (Reutcr) Britain's nine million working women have been given their biggest boost towards job equality lo j.-iU1 in go v eminent proposals to ban sex dis- crimination by law The new proposals, which came at the end ol a long struggle tor some sort ol sex legislation, would attempt "to eliminate un- lair discrimination on grounds ol sex wherever possible and to change the prejudiced attitudes which give rise to it The planned legislation would work in both ways while women would nave equal opportunities to seek jobs normally held by MI ales, advertisements calling lor "Dolly Bird" secretaries or ''Girl Fridays" would also be banned For the hrst time, women would be given legally backed equality of opportunity in "three ma- jor areas ol their lives employment, training and education." the govern- ment promised. Gelling the new legisla- tion through Parliament may prove dilficult. however, at that institution still seems to be a hotbed ol "male chauvinist" at- liludcs in spite ol the rcsiMicu ol a vociferous ia nd I ul ol 1 etna le parliamentarians. There was uproar in the i louse ol Commons early last year when debate on an anti-discrimination bill was adjourned members ol Parliament from both the opposition Labor parly and the Conservative govern- ment benches roared s ha me and ''disgraceful' when Conservative Ronald Bell blocked the bills progress by "talking it out speaking on it until the allotted time lor debating was up. thus causing it to be adjourned without a vote And in the public gallery militant women hissed when a junior minister suggested women were better lilted to "an exten- sion ol their domestic role" in jobs In Parliament ap- pi ovecl a bill to give women workers equal pay lor equal work but since then Iliev have sought more equal pay they have pressed lor equal job opportunities loo The new proposals, which would seem to salisly their demands, do have' soMiO uAL-ejjfioiib. K i h p I o v m c n I Minister. Maurice MacMillan has said that certain one-sex jobs midwifery, mining and the merchant navy would be exempted. In Alberta the low cost of Natural Gas helps cut the high cost of living! Natural gas is the world's premium fuel. It's available at reasonable cost and backed by service that you can depend on canoDian uuesrern naiuraLoas company LimrreD ;