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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Midi Supporter Keeps 'Em Low For Spring NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Brooks is the type of fashion designer miniskirt fans love to hate. His resort-spring collection, shown today, was all mid-calf and longer. Brooks went all midi last fall and is an outspoken proponent of the midcalf mood, countering midi protests with comments such as, "You can't please every single, vulgar, crude customer throughout the country." He said last spring that if he really cared about catering to large numbers of women, he would design aprons in all sizes. However, it looks as if he's trying everything but handstands to lure more hesitant customers into spending money for the long look. This season he has turned out purple, orange, black and white prints and solids that are real eye catchers. Every dress or pants costume seems to have a special point of interest. The clothes usually ooze flamboyance. Flapper Look Favored By Geoffrey Beene NEW YORK (AP) - The flapper look has been revived by Geoffrery Beene in his spring collection, but skirts are below the knee and pants are the daytime favorite. "People seemed to enjoy themselves in the '30s," said the soft-spoken designer. "There was a casualness then with a lot of luxuriant looks. And I adore pants this season." The pants suits, mostly in navy blue or soft pastels, have wide ties and long, rounded collars, and Beene admits men's wear inspired the tailored look of his suit jackets. With jazz music of the '30s playing in the background, the models showed dresses with a flat and narrow look with no darts at the bustline. There was that old college sweater look in suits with stripes on the arm. Christianity Answers Drug Problem God Squad Preaches Message Of Love By CHRISTINE PUHL Herald Staff Writer The hell-fire and damnation message isn't going to reach kids today because someone with heroin s n a k es (needle marks) up his arm, already knows where hell is, said Bill Roy croft, currently making his home in Lethbridge. "Youth are open to a message of love (meaning the love of Jesus). They are looking for that we had something better to offer. Drugs won't last forever but Christ goes deeper and deeper and gets better as it goes," said Mr. Roycroft. He said "Christianity is the only answer to the drug problem and hundreds of youths came to realize this. We reached all kinds of people including dealers, gogo dancers, prostitutes and gangs." Bibles were handed out to youth and then rap (talk) sessions were held to discuss how each individual could apply Christianity to his own private life. He believes each person should have his own Christian experience. Teens today are turned off by organizations and don't fit into any church. They still need help and crave to hear more about Jesus, he says. Learn Hairdressing MARVEL BEAUTY SCHOOL REDUCED RATES - TERMS WRITE FOR FREE INFORMATION OVER METROPOLITAN STOREM [J336A 8th Ave West, Calvary BILL ROYCROFT something real, something that will last," he said. Mr. Roycroft along with Terry Gietz, formerly of Pincher Creek and John Kloppenborg, formerly of Lethbridge will leave this weekend to travel through California, Texas and Oklahoma. They will take the message of Jesus' love to people on the streets and in the bars. Mr. Roycroft travelled on his own last year with the same type of ministry but Mr. Kloppenborg and Mr. Gietz just became involved during the summer. While to Lawton, Oklahoma last year, Mr. Roycroft set up The Cross And The Open Door house which served as meeting, praying, eating and sleeping quarters for teens needing help of some kind. "There was something going every night," he said. Workers of the house realized right from the start that they were in a very violent neighborhood when a gang member was knifed to death on their doorstep the first night. "We never hassled teens about drugs but maintained St, Michael's Alumnae Holds Reunion The St. Michael's School of Nursing Alumnae will hold its annual reunion tea Saturday Oct. 24 from 2-4 p.m., for the 1960 and 1965 classes. The convenor, Mrs. William Wishart extends a cordial invitation to all alumnae members. At 6:30 p.m. the annual Alumnae banquet will be held in The Scarlet Room at Sven Erickson's Family Restaurant. Special guests are. the 1970 Graduation Class. Convenors are Mrs. Miles Maughin and Mrs. Fred Filt-haut. Special guest speaker will be Mrs. Bertha Kipp and entertainment will be provided by Mrs. Maida Mack. Tickets may be obtained from class representatives. YOU'LL DO HANDSTANDS OVER BENJAMIN'S QUALITY DRY CLEANING BENJAMIN'S CLEANERS-TAILORS 317 10th Street S. Phone 327-5771 TERRY GIETZ The trio will travel on their own finances and Mr. Roycroft says requesting funds is out. "When you ask, people expect results. I would rather have them experience the results and then support it." He said while members of the house were praying for food, one of the new believers felt it was useless and tried to tear their ideas to shreds. But on the way out, he tripped over a box of groceries someone had left on the doorstep. Mr. Roycroft said they worked 18 to 20 hours every day and went each night to the bars. They would go up to people and simply tell them that Jesus loved them. Owners of private clubs would open their doors when they displayed their bibles and high school teachers began referring kids on "bad trips" to the house. "We became known as the God Squad or the Jesus People." Of course, problems did arise and Mr. Roycroft said he has been beaten up many times. "I just keep telling them Jesus loves them, no matter what they do to me." Sometimes the youth responded so quickly that they would kneel right down in the street, said Mr. Roycroft. He has been working in Lethbridge for the past six months saving money. While here, he has been bringing this same message to the local youth in' eluding Catholic Central High School. Coffee houses and discussion meetings have met over- Saturday, October 17, 1970 _ THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 17 iThe Homemaker BY ELIZABETH BARTMAN whelming success, he said. "I talk to youth for an hour about Jesus and they ask for more. So we talk for another hour and they still continue on until midnight or so." He expressed his joy at seeing teens all turned on to the message of love. "We have Newman Club Elects Officers The Newman Club will hold its election of officers Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in Catholic Central High School. The club is open to all young adults who are not attending high school For further information interested persons may contact Dan at 327-4043. STUNTED BY FAMILY TORONTO (CP) - Women in our society are degraded, stunted, and mutilated by the regimented family situation, an internationally known spokesman for Women's Liberaion said. Evelyn Reed told more than 200 people at the University of Toronto that in a limited structure "women are deprived of economic independence and become dependent on marriage for support." Hyde Park makes it for men who make it The ROGUE A true rogue never cheats at cards, on his women or with his clothes. Unless it's to his advantage. HRE VIRfltN W001 MEN'S CLOTHES 321 7th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-2073 HELP US TO HELP OTHERSI The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects. CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. Be the Life of the Party! Enrol In our Dance Gas* Every Thursday Starting Nov. 5th from 8:00 to 10:30 p.m. WESTMINSTER SCHOOL GYM 5th Avenue and 18th Street N. Fox trots, waltzes, two steps, polkas, seven step, French Minuet, Call of the Pipes, jive, bunny hop, butterfly and many more. 10 FUN FILLED CLASSES 7.50 per person-which includes club membership. Register now by October 31st-before it's too late with a 5.00 deposit. HI NEIGHBOR'CLUB Toss lOhama Mrs. Gladys Wuotila 1713 5th I Ave. 'A' N. 418 15th Street S. Phone 328-5104 Phone 327-6220 PHONE AFTER 7:00 P.M. JOHN KLOPPENBORG passed out 200-300 bibles in Lethbridge already and sometimes they are completely read in three weeks." A lot oT university students have been coming out and their discussions get very intellectual because they have thought everything out very carefully, 'They are certainly past the emotional kick," said Mr. Roycroft. His symbol is a peace sign under a cross which means that real peace can only be found through the love of Jesus. Mr. Roycroft said it is a growing movement and centres are opening in many cities. Recently opened is the Jesus House in Calgary, another in Edmonton and the Daniel's House in Vancouver. Plan on potatoes fa your fall and winter supply of vegetables. There is a delightful array of ideas - soups, salads, toppers and main dish suggestions-that will tempt the pai-ate of all the potato fanciers in your family. Whether your supply of potatoes comes from the stores, the market or your own garden, their storage is very important indeed. Usually they are washed and packaged by the growers, but your handling will insure a good vegetable on your table. Should you have your own garden potatoes to handle, wash and spread out on the basement floor to dry. Store in paper bags, with tops open to ensure a good circulation of air. It is best to cool to 40 deg. F. and keep at this temperature; 90 per cent humidity is ideal. A temperature lower than this tends to develop a sweet flavor. Store in a dark place, since, if they are exposed to light they turn green, acquire a bitter t\i s t e and begin sprouting. Green potatoes should be discarded. Consider this when you buy potatoes at the store. Re-member too, that potatoes should never be stored in a plastic bag. When potatoes have been kept at or near 40 deg. F. they should be allowed to stand at room temperature for 48 hours to two weeks. This is to allow the sugar to be reconverted to starch. Buy potatoes which are firm, smooth, well - shaped and free from decay and blemishes, of a size well suited to your purposes and in amounts which can be conveniently stored. Baker or boiler? is a question often asked by the consumer. When you have in mind boiling the potatoes you will look for a potato that will keep its shape when cooked. And when you wish to bake the potatoes you will want them to bake mealy and flaky. Research In the U.S.A. has discovered a way to separate the boilers from the bakers by the sink-or-swim test. You can do it in your own home and at the same time keep the children occupied. Make a brine solution of 1 cup salt to 11 cups water. Dump the potatoes in, or let the children do it. Potatoes which float have a low solids content and so are best for boiling. Those which sink are best served baked. Baking nails will speed up baking time depending on the size of the potatoes. So if you are in an habitual hurry or want a potato that is of superb flavor, get yourself two Baking Nails, at no cost, by writing: Alberta Potato Commission, 101, 320 9th Avenue, S.W., Calgary 2, Alberta. Ask for their potato recipes, too. F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT 6th Ave. A and 13th St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 cards for 1.00 or 256 Each Twelve 7 Number Games JACKPOT $140 Free Games and Free Card DOOR PRIZE Children under 16 not allowed PENSIONERS' AND SENIOR CITIZEN'S LADIES' AUXILIARY ANNUAL TEA AND BAZAAR FANCYWORK NOVELTIES APRONS -ALSO-NEW AND USED BARGAIN CENTRE SATURDAY, OCT. 31 - 2-4:30 p.m. GYM ONE - CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE STRAWBERRY TEA 506 - DOOR PRIZE $10.00 FASHION FIRST - The easy cardigan suit makes casual dressing a fashion experience. Textured Fortrel doubleknit in zephyr stripes is the fabric that shuns wrinkles. You do your own thing with turtle necks, shirts and scarves. 426 13th Stret North Presents The Bishop Method of Sewing Construction Phone 328-4536 The Bishop Method speeds up completion of a garment. If� main purpose It to .use a specific approach to sewing, teaching proper management of time, skill of sewing and manipulation of fabrics. Whether you sew or would like to learn In order to dress fashionably, your life will be enriched when you learn to sew using the Bishop Method. Meet Mrs. M. E. Miller Mrs. Miller Is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology In Clothing and Design, and has had over eighteen years of teaching experience. In addition, Mrs. Miller has taken many advance courses in the Bishop Method of Clothing Construction, she is the only Canadian to hold membership in the Bishop Council. Mrs. Miller has just returned from Tacoma, Washington where she was assistant to the nationally known expert in the Bishop Method. REGISTER NOW! 6 TWO-HOUR SESSIONS, ONE DAY A WEEK ONLY $20 CLASSES BEGIN NOV. 2 AT BAKER'S FABRICS LETHBRIDGE ALL INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN ON THE FABULOUS BERNINA SEWING MACHINES Basic 6 lessons - $20 Monday Nov. 2nd 1:30-3:30 p.m. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Intermediate 6 Lessons - $20 Tuesday Nov. 3rd 9:30-11:30 a.m. 1:30-3:30 p.m. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Creative Stretch 5 Lessons - $15 Wednesday Nov. 4th 9:30-11:30 a.m. 1:30-3:30 p.m. CLIP THIS FORM AND COMPLETE . . . MAIL OR DROP OFF AT BAKER'S FABRIC CENTRE LETHBRIDGE NAME .............................. TELEPHONE ........... ADDRESS ....................................... ......... CITY .................................................... COURSE DESIRED .................TIME .........DATE ...... ALL FEES PAYABLE ON OR BEFORE FIRST CLASS STRETCH KNIT PATTERNS FOR CREATIVE KNITS AVAILABLE AT BAKER'S FABRIC CENTRE t ;