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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE UIHBRIOOE HERAID Snlurdny, October 21, 1972 Solitaire popular ring style IK JCJJE Tl'lUC Herald Staff Writer Actually Ihe betrotlial ring Is ognize as poor quality and bad pricing, along with style, all enter into the fccision. Philip Kiniz. of Mar- lot olrfar than the wedding guerite Jewellery said the qual- band. Hut how many of us would be willing to wear an engagement ring of plaited rush, leather, iron or flint? That sparkling and all-impor- tant diamond fills today's needs much better and adds a special loving touch. Choosing (he perfect ring is an important occasion, and may cavise some concern for t h e young couple. What to look for, what to rec- U of L starts concerts Wednesday The first concert of the 1973 season University of Lethbridge concert series will be held Weflnosday at p.m. in the Yates Memorial Centre. Pianist Lome Watson will perform works by Haydn, Cho- pin. Jacques Hetu and Eck- hardt-Gramatte. Tickets are available from Leisters Music Ltd., the uni- versity switchboard operator and the Yates box office im- mediately prior to the perform- ance. ity of a stone is o! great import ance. "The couple should look for color, clarity and brilliance in a diamond." he said, "with a blue-white color bosi, and a poor stone showing up yellowish and dull. "In Lethbridjo. most retail jewellers carry only the top level quality gems." Mr. King added that a poor quality diamond is fairly ob- vious, even to the untrained eye. A diamond is enhanced by the setting, which is designed by an expert goldsmith who strives to set off the bfauty of the stone. Price of a diamond is influ- "It gives him leeway to he'll come back tomorrow, and make the final choice. "Many times, the mui would like to ask questions, or make financial arrangements. Doin" this at the time the diamond is picked seems to take away from moment." said Mr. King. He concluded that when bu% ing the diamond, a couple should "both show enjoyment and pleasure and appreciate what is happening. "It's a big tiling, and it's sup- posed to show the beginning of everlasting love. You're not buying a pair of shoes or the family groceries.'1 Mrs. Myrtle Short of Riiworth Jewellery commented' on the type of" stones, settings and overall price range. She said that preferences in diced t> the size and quality as ring styles ranged from the well as "setting design. glamorous to the simple and UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Conservatory MIDWINTER EXAMINATIONS 1972-73 doling dale! (or Applicator! November 1 for Theory M end Nove.-nber 15 for Prodi: client. ]n oil Theory txamu ba held an December 6 a Piottical Exarniriotlor-.i will bo dvijng January and Februory, Lelhbrirfge Repreienla Mrs. Margaret Geig ng design. Mr. King said the most popu- lar setting the solitaire. "The way out styles arc inter- esting to he said "hut they seldom buy them, A. soli- taire with n good setting, one where the stone isn't buried, but siands out, attracts most buyers. ''A simple but sop [list icated style, I feel, is Ihe most ap- pealing." Part and parcel of the buy- ing process is consideration for the other person involved, said Mr. King. "When a young couple is buy- ng a ring, you have to remem- that the man is buying out he also wants to buy a ring she'll want. "She should have the sense to know what price bracket he can afford indicate which ring, or rings, she likes." With a selection available, the man is given a choice in style and a choice of price, olior.1 d 9, and tondutfed HAVE YOU RELATIVES AND FRIENDS IN THE UK? Then you will probably te send- Chlstmas presents triis year. ycu ell trans-Atla arid packaging. send Ad anlt-e If r.'jf carnplctely salisf KINGFISHER GIFT SERVICES, DEPT. IH2 cusper England "each person has her own idea of what's pretty." "The best thing for a young couple to do." she said, "is to go to a reputable jeweller; to someone is established and you know or trust.11 Mrs. Short said couples should look for a quality stone, one which is free of flaws and car- boa. "This is what the jeweller is there for; to point out differ- ences and help the couple un- derstand what they are getting. "A good dealer will offer con- tinued service through the said Mrs. Short, "such as the occasional cleaning and checking to make sure the ring is free of chips or cracks." She stressed the need to avoid embarassing situation when j purchasing a diamond, saying! the girl should be aware of an i acceptable price range before-; hand. Mrs. Short added- that the couple should go together to buy, but the final choice should be up to the girl, as "she's the one who has to wear it and be proud of it." Popular trends lean toward the return of yellow gold, with wide settings, and often, with rough finish. "it's always a good idea to have Ihe girl try on many j said Mis. Short, "as i not every style suits or looks good on certain people." T She concluded, "take time to i choose, and don't buy just on the prospect that she'll accept. Look for quality, hut wilh price range in mind." family life DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER The diam ond ring placed on her (bird finger, left hand, lets the whole world know ihey're in I ove. Lethbridge jewellers say that the solit- aire is still the most popular style with you ng couples on ihis very important occasion. Kerber, photo FliTus... I BE YOUR SANTA r _ Everyone knows what they can get for 99' Drop into de Jourdan's and SEE The combination offers at only Direct Color and Deluxe Mountings Included A Christmas Gift rhot giva happiness for yean A Calendar Of Local happenings eld at Assumption School for lis week only. The University cf I.ethhrirlge onceit series will commence t p.m. Wednesday wilh a ecilal by pianist Lome Watson. tivance tickets are available rom Leisters and the univcr- ity switchboard operator. Kappa Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, will meet Tuesday at p.m. at the home of Mrs. Dor- othy Matheson, 1923 33nd Ave. S. Hostesses will be Mrs. lone Dergousoff and Mrs. Linda Flaman. Mrs. Wilma Evanoff, city council advisor, will ex- plain the constitution and works ot tlie sorority city council. Meals en Wheels will hold an executive meeting in St. Augus tir.e's church hall, Tuesday at 2 p.m. Oddfellows. Rebekahs and Tho McNally Women of Uni- riends are invited to the first farm will bold the next regular a series of card parties to meeting Tuesday at 2 pjn. at K held Thursday at p.m. the Oddfellows Hall. The Whirl-A-Ways will hold a square andi round dance Mon- [ay from 8 to p.m. in St. parish bail. All iquare dancers welcome. Vfom- :ie home ot Mrs. Russell Greeno. Plans for the commu- lity supper to be held Nov. 3 All executive members asked to attend. by MAUREEN JAMIESON ptTY the poor politician without a wife how can he possibly win an election? She doesn't really have to do anything he says- just be there. All that's expected of her is that she be the world's most perfect mate the eternal girl-next-door with sterling character and good teeth. As the campaign gains momentum, she supports his campaign by graciously throwing open her life for the media to explore in detail. TV cameras move into her home, showing her surrounded by 25 children or grandchildren, upon her age. All these little darlings, you will note, have smooth hair and matching sox; not a runny nose or bl.ack eye among the lot. The lady of the house smiles serenely as the assort- ed offsping laugh gaily and trail wheat germ across the carpet as they joyfully shoot down clay pigeons in the living room. The camera pans in for a close-up of starched shoe cleaning rags neatly hanging by her gleaming gar- bage Finally it swings over to where a succulent tur- key and a ham are spattering merrily away in the oven, while she warms up a leftover souffle in the dishwasher. You just know she won't even pat an eyelid when her husband surprises her with fifty unexpected guests for supper; and you can take bets there'll be no old jelly jars or vegetable knives on the table to make the settings go around. Radio moves in next, and you hear a blow-by-blow description of her sitting calm and relaxed in her favorite chair, surrounded by good literature, after a busy morning scrubbing down her sweet little old mansion from cellar to attic with her own fair hands. In the two brief minutes she has free before pour- ing concrete for the patio her husband is building in the back yard, she gives the newspaper a feature story. She covers in depth such subjects as child discip- line, transforming leftover boiled pudding into ketchup souffle, a good old-fashioned hand cream recipe, and how to. operate your own concrete mixer and pneu- matic drill. One thing really bothers me about all this. What about the other side of the coin? What will the world now expect of the female candidate's spouse? While the lady bellies up the audience and thumps the podium wilh clenched fist will hubby be pres- ent in his chic little home-made cony of a chartreuse Dior one-piece jump suit, lavishly trimmed with sable? Will he mingle with the mobs, swapping pickle recipes and babv pictures with other proud papas? In frcnt of the TV cameras that spread his image across the nation from coast to coast will he deftly, with nerveless hand, shovel the pablum into the baby instead of onto the floor? Will he be her unfailing backstop throughout the four years? What do you think? "sin and ou t vill be finalized. Mrs. Frank Russell will speak on a few im- ilications of the Worth report. Trie fall tea and hazaar of St. ,5ary's ACW will be held Thurs- day from 2 to 5 p.m. in the parish hell. Donations to the take and sewing tables would be appreciated. A rummage sale will be sponsored by the ACW Nov. 4 at 9 p.m. Tho Lethbridge Handicraft Guild will have a display at the Bowman Art Centre. Wednes- day at 2 p.m. Tea be served, South minster Square Dance learners' group will dance Mon- day at 8 p.m. in Southmmster hail. Women are asked to please bring a pie. Milk River Belles 'n Beaux will hold the regular dance Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Erie Rivers school. Women jire a.rk- ed to please bring a box lunch. The Ladies of the Order ol [he Royal Purple rail hold the student results St. Michael's School of Nursing Sister Donalda Winfrey, j daughter of former Lethbrirlge residents the late Mr. and Mrs. James Winfrey, recently ob- served her silver jubilee as a Sister of Saint Joseph of Wichita, at Mt, St. Mary's Con- vent in Wichita, Kansas. Born in Calgary and raised In Hospital and 5 has an- unce ci the following students were successful in the Tiiu-sing examinations written in August, and are now entitled to use the initials UN (registered Carol Ann Ankill, Beverly (Belle) Ball, Mary Frances Eeoird, Patricia Ann lioras, Julia Susan Butcher; Clara Marie Collins, Tina de Groot, Linda Rose (Duby) Mac- Aulay. Carol Ann Fcttig, Brig- itte Fiedler, Dianne (Smith) Forbes; Gail Greeno, Barbara Caro- CHINOOK PENSIONERS SENIOR CITIZENS LADIES AUXILIARY ANNUAL HALLOWEEN TEA and BAZAAR SAL, OCT. 28 P.M. Civic Sports Cen're Sewing. Novelties, Homs> Baking, Elephonl, Garden Cenlrfl, for Ihe Chrisrmai Shopper. TEA TICKETS 506 Door Prize EVERYONE WELCOME line Gugala, .luciith Lrnne Hale, Marlene (Bartz) Hub-hard, Joan Jensen, Ann Clara Roller; Ann Valerie Kubik, Jean (Bradley) Larson, Trudy Lewis, Patricia Ann Lynch, Patricia Ann Mackintosh, Marilyn (Mass) I'eter.son; Hilda Ovingc, Judy Colleen (Risler) Moraes, Margaret fTolsmal Mazcrccuw. Colleen Lynn Travis. Joyce K 1 a i n c Diane Wolthuis. TtAItF. VIOI.IM VANCOUVER fCPl When the Vancouver Soroplimist Club inherited a rare old I.upnl violin [rom the estate of the laic Ruth .tones, it decided In give it to a violinist who could never hope to so rare an instrument. The dun chose Gwendy Ifocbig, a 12-year-old North Vancouver girl who won Ihe British Colum- bia division of Ihe national mus- ical festival. The Lupot. consi- dered the French Stradivarius, was made between 1758 and 1B25. currently assistant director of patient care at St. Joseph Hos- rital and Rehabilitation Centre. t St. Augustine's ACW will hold a fall tea and bake sale Satur- day, Nov. 18 2 to p.m. The Guild group will act as conveners, with other poups participating. There will ha mincemeat, fruit cake, pudding and short bread. Orders may be placed by calling Mrs. D. Me- M alien, 327-G870; Mrs. W. K o s t e 1 a n sky, 327-2568; Mrs. J. W. Wilson, 32S-2054. 2 locations COLLEGE MALI 112 Bill STREET SOUTH NOW YOU ARE FINISHED SCHOOL And Desire too Learn a Profeuion WHY NOT BECOME A HAIRDRESSER We hava 3 fulJy qualified full time imlruc- treset and (each all phates of beouly culture, hair ilyling and cutting, bleaching, tinting, and parmanenl waving. You'll enjoy our new remodelled and air-conditioned ichool. A profenlonal baauticlan high- er lhan tha income end opporlu- are unlimited. 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