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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THl UTH8KI08E HERAID Saturday, Sopfemfeir 1, 197J family life by MAUREEN JAMIESON ALL WAS QUIET on the home front this summer, and 1 must admit it took a lot of the pizzazz out of going home at night. In past years, after a hard day slaving away over a hot typewriter, there was always something to break the monotony of dirty socks, lost pajamas and mangled cookies. Generally, whatever happened involved our girls the day our terrible twosome found a can of spray caint in the basement. While "our elder daughter merely looked mod with green hair, our youngest was a disaster area. Her tresses were beautifully green and sticky on one side, but the can had run dry before she'd got around to the other. She looked that way most the summer. Try as we would, we couldn't get the paint out. That was shortly before what is usually referred to in our home as The Fieldmouse Incident. The girls had found the little lifeless body lying on the driveway and insisted on observing the approp- riate formalities. Together we hunted up a nice blue chocolate box with ribbon on top, and solemnly interred the late Mr. Mouse among our marigolds. I thought their concern rather touching, and pour- ed out the tale to my Willyum over the dinner table that night. When I cams to the end ol my recital, elder daughter unexpectedly took up the thread. "Oh that's not all. Mommy. We got to worrying about the poor little thing catching cold." I was assailed by that dread feeling known to parents from Antarctica to Zanzibar, and of course I was right. "We dug it up and wrapped it in a kleenex, said our youneKf with a sweet, innocent smile. "And our 'neighbor is such a kind lady, so we took it into her house and put it in her handbag to keep it nice and warm." I reached over to the phone and dialed the next- door number. The receiver clicked at the other end, and a mild case hysterics was going on in the background. Quietly I hung up. The mouse had obviously been found. IT PAYS TO DIVERSIFY Proprieters of this commercial enterprise the onset of cooler weather, financial advisers have suggested that have a good sidewalk business going for them, but they're not resting these resourceful youngsters move into coffee and hot chocolate. Stand on their business laurels. Foreseeing a decrease in the demand for Kool owners, second and third from left, a-re Robert McLaughtin and Inga Aid as the mercury takes a dip, they have branched out1 into such tanla- Smulcfars. Paying customers, left to right, are Karen Smulders, Da.vid lizlng, toothsome, tongue-tickling merchandise as popcorn and cookies. Mclaughlin, Lorraine Beau din and Sammy Vanish. Kerber Photo Total take this day was including a quarter spent by the city police. Price best indicator OTTAWA (CP) Consum- ers should choose permanent- press sheets by price rather than brand, says the Consum- ers' Association of Canada. Since ttieir introduction years ago, permanent- press bed linens, also called durable press, have captured more than two-thirds of the Canadian market. Tests conducted by the asso- ciation concluded that after 50 launderings, sheets containing a blend of 50-per-cent cotton and 50-per-cent polyester were superior in appearance and durability to 100-per-cent cot- ton permanent-press sheets in both muslin and- percale. Laundering strengthens cot- ton-polyester sheets. The weight of a sheet U no measure of its strength. The association said that in 100- per-cent .cotton sheets, the permanent-press finish weak- ens the fabric, so a heavier cotton must be used. By December, new fibre- cofttent labelling laws will re- quire all bed linen manufac- turers lo list their address or a code on a sewn-in label. Care labelling is still not regu- lated and can be found in an assortment of places. Warm-water washing and loose tumble-drying In a warm cycle with cool-down process is recommended. Linens should be removed im- mediately from the dryer to avoid wrinking. All-cotton sheets do not seem to benefit from the per- manent press finish, although colors and patterns will not show the wrinkles as much as plain white sheets. A Calendar Of: Local happenings Are You Busy on Sept. 11? COME TO OUR FREE PARTY at the HOLIDAY INN p.m. Some talWng, some listening, and a program Ihat wocUT The Lethbridge Branch of the Alberta Home Economics As- sociation invites all home econ- omists to bring their own steak to a barbeque supper at the home of Mrs. Keith DB Armond, 314 12th St. S. on Tues- day at p.m. The executive will supply the rest, including dishes. Beta Sigma Phi will sponsor ft fashion show to be held on Oct. 17 and 18, with Mrs. Ruth Rittenhouse as convenor. McKillop UCW will meet as follows: Carefoot, with Mrs. K Wagness, 1413 15th Ave. S., on Monday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m.; Madill, with Mrs. W. R. Johnson, 610 24th St S., on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 2 p.m.; Skolrood, with Mrs. G. Brad- sbaw, 2008 10th Ave. on Tuesday at 8 p.m.; Castles, with Mrs. Bea Whit- ney on Wednesday at 2 p.m.; Thornton, at McKillop Church lounge, on Wednesday at p.m.; Myers, with Mrs. L. J. Saun- ders, 2514 15th Ave. S., Wednesday at B p.m. St. Peter and St. Paul's Greek Catholic parish hall will eel orate the 50th anniversary of :e erection of their first hurch on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 0 a.m. with the most Rev. Neil Savaryn OSBM, DD of Ed- lonton saying the Divine Lll- rgy. Following the service, a uncheon will be served in the larish hall in honor of the lishop. Parishioners and riends of Lethbridge and dis- rict are invited to attend. Childhood Special Picture It how In natural color TREVOR-15 ion cf MR. and MRS. I. H. LETKBRIDGfi The Ladies Orange Benev- ileiit Association No. 116 will iold the regular meeting on Tuesday at p.m. in the gas ompany auditorium. Hostesses as arranged. St. Patrick's CWL will hold its first general meeting or the fall in the rectory meet- ing room on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Executive will meet at 7 prior to the general meet- ing. Ladies of the Old Tuners' Pemmican Club will hold tha September meeting on Wednes- day at p.m. in the club rooms, 9th St. and 5th Ave. The Alberta Association of Registered Nurses will meet on Wednesday at 8 p.m. in St. Mi- chael's School of Nursing. Members are a s h e d to attend as proposed fee increases will be discussed. First United Church TJCW unit meetings for the month 01 September are as follows: Margaret Atkins, Thursday, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. J. Reid, 504 16th St. N.; Annie I. ChappeU, Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. T. D. Howells, 322 lath St. N.; Jubilee, Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. at the home of Miss J. Kergan, 908 12th St. S.; Emily Lytle, Thursday, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. S. Sandford, 428 12th St. A N.; Magowan-Harlemcn, Thurs- day, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. at the. home of Mrs. A. Hubbard, West Whitmore-J o h n son, Thurs- day, Sept. 14 at R p.m. at the home of Mrs. P. DeKok, 2411 8th Ave. A N. Tho regular monthly meet- ing ot St. Andrew's Womens' Federation will be held on Tuesday at p.m. in the church lounge. Rehearsals for Uie Leth- bridge Masical Theatre junior girls' and boys' choruses will begin on Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Bowman Art Centre music room. The boys' chorus will meet from to p.m. and the girls' chorus from to p.m. Any interested new members may call Mrs. Mells at 328-5228 after 6 p.m. V St. Basil's CWL win hold the monthly meeting on Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the parish hall. Lethbridge members of Beta Sigma Phi are asked to attend beginning day, on Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the Pemmican Club, Preceptor Eta will be host en- Lcrtainers; XI Iota will serve refreshments. AH Beta Sigma Phi members welcome. Southminster Circle Square Dance Club will sponsor a be- ginner class for couples inter- ested in learning to square dance. A get-acquainted fun night will be held on Monday, Sept. 11, at p.m. In South- minster Hall. Lunch will be served. The Lethbridge Social Credit Women's Auxiliary will hold the regular meeting on Wed- nesday at 2 p.m. In Room 1 of the civic centre. Hostess will be Mrs. Brown. Everyone wel- come. The regular monthly of Laurel Chapter No. 43 wil be held in the Masonic Hall on Thursday at 8 p.m. Visiting members welcome lo attend. Assumption CWL wiU hold the regular monthly meeting on Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the church hall. Highlight of the evening will be a guest speak er. Hunger strike successful: orphans here by Christmas HAMILTON, Out. (CP) [Tie mother wlio brought two Bangladesh babies to Bur- ington in July, plans to bring 50 more war orphans to Cana- dian families by Christmas. And Helke Ferrie is hopeful she will be able to triple her own family within the next few months with the addition of two boys from South Vietnam. Mrs. Ferrie said in an Inter- view here that the federal government has promised transportation for a 12-jnember volunteer contingent to Bangla- desh in late October. The contingent, including two Eurlingtou doctors, hopes to bring back 50 children to eli- gible parents in seven prov- inces. The 24-year-old Mrs. Feme did not give details ol the free federal plane ride to Bangla- desh, but she said it resulted from a telephone call to Ottawa several weeks ago. "There is forest of details and technicalities but they are doing everything they can so le trip can be made as soon as STAGED HUNGER STRIKE Mrs. Ferrie gained national rominence last June when she ;aged n 4V4-day hunger strike o protest what she termed an ndless delay by a provincial overnment department in de- crmlning her suitability to dopt children. She called off the strike when be became, convinced the pro- vincial government would do iverything possible to assist people who want to adopt chil Iron from foreign countries. Mrs. Ferris and her husband, 3r. Robert Ferrie, a surgeon at :oseph Brant Memorial Hospi- al, arrived from Bangladesh with 15 orphans July 20, after a 24-day trip. Since then she said she has received numerous inquiries on idojtion procedures for Bang- adesh orphans. She now has 50 implications that meet all ths iligibllity requirements, but she will continue to take appb'cants until Oct. 1. Good for barbecue Less tender cuts of bee! can make a delicious tender barbe- cue, through short cooking and proper carving. BINGO Monday, Sept. 4 JACKPOT 56 NOS. "20 ALARM BINGO" Jl Gold Card Fay DoubU Door (Many other extras) Regular Cards 25' or 5 (or 51 13th St. and 6lh Ave. 'A' N. No children under 16 allowed THE BETTER HALF NEED A TRUCK? FOR HARVESTING OR MOVING? RENT OURS! I wait til next yeor to buy there might not any trws left." CASH BINGO TONIGHT, O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN CUD TIMERS HAIL A Slackoul Bingo playtd (or (ill wen Saturday plul 2-7-Humbtr Jatfcpott JACKPOTS NOW AND 5 Cards for or 25e each (Located Naxl to No. I Flnhall) BOX AND HOIST STOCK RACKS AND TMRP Alto available for rent PINTO MAVERICK TORINO CA1L NOWl DUNLOP FORD SALES LTD. 16th AVMIIM and M.M. Drlv. 5., Box 1234 Phono 328-884! FORD RENTACAR SYSTEM ;