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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Ann Landers Dear Ann Landers: You are perhaps one of the most powerful forces for education in the country. Please help millions of people by giving them some straight facts about their two best feet. There are no laws to make the shoe industry establish un- iform sizes. The present siz- ing system was established by King Henry VIII. Three barleycorns equaled one inch. The largest foot in the kingdom was believed to be 39 barleycorns long (13 inches) hence, size 13. A trained shoe salesman knows that width is just as important as length. Please don't argue with the shoe salesman if he tells you the shoe you chose is not right for you. Too many customers get their heart set on a certain style and they want it even though it's a poor fit and will cause them trouble. When fitting shoes for children the biggest problem is parents. They are too permissive No child should be allowed to have shoes unless the salesman says they fit cor- rectly. A reputable store is always happy to take back faulty shoes, but they are not pleased when customers damage shoes so they will have an excuse to return them. Most shoe salesmen work on commission. If you find a good one, stick with him. He'll appreciate it and you'll have happy feet. D.E.P., Grand River, Ohio Dear Mrs. D.E.P.: Funny how nobody attaches any special significance to his feet until they hurt. Thanks for educating us on the least appreciated part of the human anatomy Critic's book wins medal TORONTO (CP) A book on Canadian painters publish- ed last fall to mixed reviews has been awarded the Leipzig Medal, an East Germany- sponsored award for excep- tional literary works, a spokesman for the book's publisher said here. The book, Four Decades: The Canadian Group of Painters and their Contem- poraries, traces the history of Canadian art from the Group of Seven to the present. Its author is Paul Duval, a Toronto art critic, with special designing techniques in the book credited to Hugh Michaelson of Toronto. Calendar The annual meeting of the Lethbridge Collegiate Band Uniform Society will be held at p.m. Wednesday in the LCI auditorium. There will be a Christian Science testimony meeting at p.m. Wednesday in the church auditorium, 1203 4 Ave. S. All welcome The beginners' square dance group will dance at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Grassy Lake in the unamberlin School. Persons interested in square dancing welcome to attend. This is being held in conjunction with the recrea- tion department Oddfellows, Rebekahs and friends are reminded of the card party to be held at tonight in the Oddfellows Hall The Past Matrons of Maple Leaf Chapter No 7 OES will meet at p.m. Wednesday at the home of Mrs. C. Miller Hostess will be Mrs B Scott Chinook Area Girl Guides will hold training sessions for mini-parliament at 7 p.m. Fri- day through Sunday at Gilbert Paterson School. Girls plann- ing to participate are asked to please register. THE BETTER HALF Meet-the-teachers evening will be held at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute at p-.m. Wednesday in the school auditorium. The band will play selections at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served in the cafeteria during parent- teacher discussions In and out of town An open house will be held honoring Mr. and Mrs. P H Wamsteeker on the occasion of their 55th wedding anniver- sary. A reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 i p.m Friday in the Christian Reformed Church basement. All friends and relatives welcome. No gifts, by re- quest. Following the Sunday per- formance of 3 in 1, a musical production by the! Southmmster Junior Girls' Choir, a public reception was held at the Yates Memorial Centre. Conveners were M Sereda, F. Beresnak, C. Dean, i M Morns, A. Schroter and G. Hoyt. The choir wishes to thank j all those who gave their 'enthusiastic support to the weekend production. By Barnes "At least it'll keep you warm on the bicycle you'l have fo ride after buyinq it we can't afford a car." HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Clothing, Furniture, HouNhold 328-2860 For Pickup Service OR LEAVE AT 412 AVE. S. AFTERNOON BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3 North S Card. Monty DOUBLED WMkly Jackpot PrizM Cards SPONSORED BY THE WOMEN OF THE MOOSE No Children UiKHf 1J Allowed Cwybody LETHBRIDGE FISH Dl IIIJ WEDNESDAY ft GAME ASSN. Dl IIUU AT 8 P.M. JACKPOT IN S3 CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and IN 7 NUMBERS IN THE EAGLES StrMt North NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 HAVE YOUR CARPETS AND FURNITURE CLEANED by the Absorption Process NO mtily houh vpitl houit. Evtrythine rtody wit For FREE quotation, phone WILSON DONALDSON 1404 11 An. I.. UM. Pk. IB-UN, Tutsdcy, Octobtr 23, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 19 Indian woman's birthright denied THUNDER BAY (CP) "No one has the right to ar- bitrarily decide that f am not an Jeannette La veil, president of the Ontario Native Womens' Association said here. Mrs. La veil, who lost her case before the Supreme Court of Canada after she had protested the denial of her rights as a treaty Indian for marrying a non-Indian, told a meeting of the northern womens' group: "Nationality is a guaranteed right but with the supreme court ruling we lost the right and we have to get our people to realize it." Her fight, she said, was no longer a personal one but now involves all Canadian women. "All women should recognize the loss of rights. women have to make their feelings heard in legislature bodies The supreme court had rul- ed against Mrs. La veil in a 5-4 decision but she said she hopes to make voters "aware of the importance of the decision." Mrs. Lavell said her case had failed partly because of a mistaken attitude on the part of Indians themselves. She said many Indians on reserves feared that the Indian Act would be invalidated if her case had been upheld. "We are trying to make the Indian Act stronger to look at it from the point of view of women." The northern womens' group had met to discuss plans for a national day of mourning Monday on the death of the Canadian Bill of Rights as it applies to native the denial of their birthright as status Indians when marrying non-status In- dians or white men A resolution endorsing the national day of mourning locally was passed The group will also ask the federal government to amend the British North American act to incorporate the Cana- dian Bill of Rights TOUCHE? A British Columbia gentleman sent a donation to the Unitarian Service Com- mittee because he felt Canadians owed an apology to starving people overseas for their high standard of living USC Headquarters is at 56 Sparks Street, Ottawa KIP 5B1. BIG TREAT! Golden wedding anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Jack Shield of Lethbridge will cele- brate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house for friends and neighbors from 8 to 10 p.m. Sat- urday, Nov. 3 in St. Augustine's Church hall. They were married in Calgary and farmed south of Fort Macleod prior to moving to Lethbridge. Mrs. Shield taught school in Fort Macleod and Mr. Shield is a veteran of the First World War, having been awarded the Dis- tinguished Conduct Medal. The couple has five child- ren; Arthur of Calgary; Emily, Lady Stonhouse of Medicine Hat; Mrs. Shirley Ellerman of Lethbridge; Mrs. Ruth Cadick of Calgary and Mrs. Edith Moyes of Turner Valley; as well as 15 grandchildren. A family supper will precede the open house. 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It covers much more than just the personal services you use most often your Personal Chequing Account It also includes several other conve- niences and cash-saving a special reduction on the regular interest rate for your Termplan Personal Loan It also provides you with a special personal identification card, which will entitle you to special treat- ment in a number of important ways at any branch of the Royal Bank, anywhere in Canada If you apply of the rush will receive your Royal Certified Service card in plenty of time to allow you to start enjoying all of the benefits of the plan, starting on January 15th (You may even have two cards one for yourself and one for your spouse We recommend that you carry the card at all times, since many of the special benefits to which you will become entitled will require that you show your card Your card will prove thai you are personally entitled to several special advantages that we will not be extending to other Royal Bank customers UNLIMITED CHEQUING As a Royal Certified Service customer, you can write as many PCA cheques as you wish, without paying the normal 14 cents-per-cheque service charge If you pay a lot of your bills by cheque, you'll find that these cash savings alone are quite valuable to you OVERDRAFT PROTECTION If for any reason, you write cheques which cannot be covered by the balance in your personal chequing account, they will be honoured up to No more accidental "NSF" cheques This privilege is for Royal Certified Service cardholders only Overdrafts will be subject to a monthly interest rate of 1 NO CHARGE AT ALL IF THE INTEREST IS UNDER 50C REDUCED TERMPLAN PERSONAL LOAN RATE As a Royal Certified Service customer, you will be entitled to a SPECIAL REDUCTION off the current interest rate on our Termplan Personal loans If you have an existing Termplan Personal loan you are entitled to this new advantage We will give you a cash credit equivalent to this special reduc- tion m interest on your outstanding 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