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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 LETHKIDCE HERALD Wedneiday, September 8, 1971 Babysitting a serious business for sitters., parents lly JEAN SIIARI' CI' V.'rnncn's Editor TORONTO (CP) Baby- sitting a business that, more and more, sitters and parents are taking seriously. There are common sense rules lo help prevent emer- gencies or make Ihcm man- ageable. There are courses for sil- ters to lake Uiat teach a bit of child care, a lot of what lo do The Canada Safety Council and Ontario Safety League have devel- oped a course and materials arc available lo -interested groups and teachers. It in- cludes a student, information guide. The guide tells sitters tlieir Varied program for Family job begins before the parenls leave. They should be sure lo have an address and phcnc number whore In: parenls can be reached or Ihc phone number of o relative or neighbor. They should also have a list cf numbers fir Ihe nearest hospital, police department and doctor. In rural areas, because of distances involved, Ihc pro- cedure should be altered lo bf suitable. The siller should wrile down the address of Ihe licme in which sr.; is work- ing so she can give direc- tions if necessary. KNOW SCHEDULES She should be told the chil dren's schedules and whether they are likely to wake up 01 be nervous. She should be told of any knnvu dangers around Ihc hciisc, a sleep stairway, a broken step, frayed wiring, a nearby stream. .She should have inslruc- licns about Ibe family pels and Iheir schedules and hab- its. She should know Ibe loca- tion of the children's rooms, k i I c h e n utensils, diapers, bidding, i r] n'.alcrials and exits. She should know about what lime I" expect the par- enls home. If they are going Ir' he very laic, they should phone to say to. She should know about any calls or visitors that might be expected, and be to'd what lo do about them. The guide tells sitters never lo let anyone in 'the house who. is ar.d lo keep locked. They should br sure Iheir own parenls know where Ihey arc sitting. SAFETY CONSCIOUS They should leave liie phone lines crjen. They are warned against advertising services on bulle- tin boards. The best employ- ers are people who supply references or are known to the sher. Child-caie rules vary with llio age of the child, but the guide lells sitters to be safely conscious, always with Ihc child's age in mind. It says a sitter should refuse to bathe an infant under two years because the hazards are loo greal. not expected, j At any Ihc parents' outside doors j rules must be dieycd. if the children ;r'c school age, it n.ighl be easier for the siltcr if children hear Ihci1' par- cn'.s Icll her whal Ihc rules are. It says yillers sl'.riiild never administer p'.ir.ishmcnl or force unless it is to slop a child from hurling himself, for instance, f r L m nmning inlo Iho Children are more likely to ca operate if they are aclU'e ant' amused then if they are bored 2nd left lo Iheir own devices. A siller should be prepared to play with them, read to them. At almo.sl any ige. Ihe best pre-sleep games for children are quiet, relaxing ones. Starting times and dates have men's fashion, communications been announced for more of and "il will go through the the Lethbridge Family Y's new whole gamil for guys fall programs, according to Vir- says Miss Reid. Instructors will ginia Reid, program director I be Tom Snell and Jay Bratm. Timeless fashions from Vera Maxwell Dy HELEN IIENNESSY NKA Women's Editor NEW YORK (NEA) Vpra for the Y. Bridge class instructor has j Maxwell, designer of timeless A babysitting course is sched-1 been announced as Wayne j fashions, uled to get underway Sept. 1G al p.m. and run for six weeks. Teaching the weekly sessions will be Gwen Monner, Lethbridge Community College student of outdoor education. Outdoor education, a class for the outdoor enthusiasts, will in- volve hiking, climbing, camp- ing, canoeing, snow shoeing, backpacking, and other acti- vities. It is scheduled lo begin Sept. II at 1 p.m.. and will be instructed by Dwayne Marten, LCC outdoor education student. Man lo Man, a course de- signed solely for the man. is set to start Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. It will cover such topics as ecolo- gy, job opportunities, sports. ar catenae f f local The regular monthly meeting of the Dr. F. H. Mewburn OBE Chapter. IODE will be held at the home of Mrs. C. F. Steele, BIS 15Ui St. S., at 8 p.m. Thurs- day. Original Pensioners and Sen- ior Citizens Society Ladies Aux- iliary mil meet Friday at 2 p.m. in Ihe Civic Centre. After the meeting bingo will lie play- ed. Lunch served. Members re- minded of p 1 a fc e s for Uie ba- Assumption CWL will hold its first meeling of the fall season Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the parish hall. n Independent Order of Fores- ters will hold a corn roast Sat- urday at 8 p.m. at the Roy Lacey Farm, 3Lz miles north of Coaldale. Minima] charge for members. was gratified when was inviled Smithsonian last year by institution to That many busy women a g r e e v.'iih this designer's fashion is being (Mulling is cbvious when you 1 inakc-iL-difierenl, use-it-UD the- ory of some designers. abused she said. "There's a frantic compulsion to employ it like a pulmotor to pump up business. A few women the frantic ones- she the do a retrospective showing of fashion along Thcv'.-e serin lo find it exhilarating lo I ham. ce a new look everv few weeks. hei 35 years of designing. She I the customers of the designers was even nwrc delighted when and stores that love lo an- she sought from old custom- ers and friends any of hsr de- signs Ihey might still have and i "T find this preoccupation was inundated with clothes with c'olhes uncharacteristic of From tljc '4Ds and all still i wise women." Vera added. "It in full use hv their owners. I seon-.s to me that most cf us Cropley. Mrs. Bev Blenner-Hassetl is lo he the instructor of the an- tique finishing class This class is set up lo in- struct all interested people on tlie arl of remodelling old fur- niture. person is asked Lo bring a piece of furniture that they would like to refinish to the class, and Ihc instructor will tell Ihe class the necessary equipment needed lo refiniah il Her belief" in the steadfast I have Ico much lo live for to the first night. 1 livahility cf her clothes was surrender a large part of our An eight-week course, il will j proved. Mrs. Maxwell doesn't J day lo planning our ti begin i'epl. 7 from to 9' go for the make it quick, fussing over clolhes." p.m. Ballroom dancing, wilh Ihc basic steps of the fox trot, slow waltz, tango, rhumba. and sam- ba, will begin Sept. 29 from 7 to p.m. fur the beginners, i and advanced classes with the more intricate steps will he from to p.m. Leather craft instructor has been announced as John Koe-1 nig. and will include instruction on macrame, decoupagc. candle making, the use o[ liquid plas- tics, mosaics, and various other crafts. j Table tennis will be instruct- i ed by Wayne Bowes, and will! begin Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. Knilling and crocheting has j been set to start Sept. 15 from I 2-3 in the afternoon. Dr. L. Lutwick will instruct the 10-week square dancing course for all interested per- sons. Beginners as well as those who already know how to square dance arc welcome. Registration for any of Ihe new programs may be made at Uie Lethbridge Family Y, and further information may be ob- tained by contacting Virginia Reid at the Y, 328-7771. know who her customers are To name just a few, Ihsre are Mrs. Richard Nixon. Princess Grace of Monaco, Mrs. Leon- ard Bernstein and Martha Gra- Aside from her meticulous cut and tailoring, m u c h of tlie merit of Vera's timeless lies in lr.2 fabrics she She shops the world for mem and has innovated Ihe use of such lar flung textiles as hLiiii woven Indian d silk, brilliantly colored custom- dyed Harris tweeds and rough- woven diellaba clolh. This sea- son's collection reemphasizes the classic fabrics hand- loomed Irish Donegals, gray flannel, featherweight camel's hair as well a.i the new dou- IjJe knit jerseys and carefree polyesters. In her latest collection Vera Maxwell has done a group of dresses in fire wcol knit that gl.nws wilh elegant velvet and braid trim and suggests the Medici period. She also rein- Ircduces Ihe sparely cut Hack- ing Jacket of Ihe '3D.? and it's utterly right ar.d fresh tcday. For women who waul to look distinguished and still be com- foriabie, Vera Maxwell has this advice. "Dcn't hurry after the k'.cst fashion. It usually blows up in thin air. Cultivate a style Ann Landers right for you wilh you." sud it will stay DEAR ANN LANDERS: I'd like your opinion of a cartoon I got m Ihc mail Ihis morning. It pictures a couple of shaggy- haired hippies one is a boy and one is a girl but Ihey look very much alike in their jeans, love beads, granny glasses, sandals and sunglasses. The girl is saying to Uie guy "I gotla go pick up my unenip'oyiiio'( Then I'll drop in al the university to see what's holding up my federal grant. Meanwhile why cicn'l you s'.op by Ihe free clinic and check your x-rays and pick up my new glasses at Ihe health centre? If you have lime, go by the welfare department and try lo got an increac. I'll meet you at 5 p.m. in front of the Federal building lor the mass demonstration against the rotten establishment." This cartoon is more than a laugh. II tells a lot about what's wrong with our society. Do you have the guts lo print Iliis and comment? Of Milk And Honey DEAR HONEY: The underlying message comes through loud and clear. I've said il before and I'll say il again. "Dependency breeds hoslilily." DEAR ANN LANDERS: This is Ihe same old story. You've prcbably bored lo pieces with it. Married 33 years. Children grown. Grandchildren adorable. I should be happy as a mea- dow lark, but I'm not. My husband is having an affair with his secretary who is 20 years younger. She's plain iooking and devoid of personality. In her defense, however, I must say, if I sat in the same room with a wax dummy eight hours a day, five clays a week he'd probably begin to look good to me, too. (The experts call Ihis the law of Proxi- mity.) My husband denies there is anything going on but I know he's covering up. I've offered him a separation but he says 1 am being ridiculous. What should 1 do? I've seen mar- riages between people our age break up and nobody is hap- pier. The man loses tlie respect of his children and friends. The younger woman Iras an old gaffer en her hands in a few years and ends up being his nurse. Tlie wife actually comes out best. But I still love this silly boob and I hale to see him make a fool cf himself. As I sit here thinking of how lo end Ihis letter I know what I ought lo do. I'm going lo stay right here, do nothing, and wait for him (o regain his senses Thanks for helping me make up my mind. You're wonderful, Ann Landers. Momes DEAR D: I am? How nice cf you lo say so. Thanks lur writing. DEAR ANN LANDERS: Our son Preston has been dating a girl who is 25 going on 10. They were engaged in December of They talked about j a spring wedding. In March the girl returned Ihc ring be- cause she was having recurrent dreams about her fool doc- tor. (He was a married man and never even looked al herl. Several months later she asked for the ring back and sel me wedding dale for January of 'liH. In May of Uiat year she developed a skin rash and returned Ihc ring because, as she put it. "1 am allergic lo Preston." Three months later Ihe rash disappeared and she decider! her hair sprav was Ihe cause. She asked for the ring back but Prestion refused to give it to her. The latest is this real life soap opera is that she says if he will give her Ihc ring she will marry him wilhin tlie mcnth. He said no and she has llucalened to kill herself. I don't want a suicide on my .son's conscience. Please ad- vise. Couver DEAR VAN: If Preston is siv.art he'll lake Ihc ring to the jeweler and see if he can gel a refund or a credit. Your Eon should consider himself lucky lhal the wedding never came off. She's a nut. NO CHANGE An Icelandic woman keeps her own name after marriage. Easy skimmer of Tapa clolh (lefl) has neck banding and polch pockets of coflon chenille trimmed wilh wool rick- rack and nail-slua'ciecl velvet ribbon. Low torso dress cf Tapa cloth, c lighlweighr nubby mixture. (cenlre) has skirl of cotlon chenille wilh applique of wool riclcraclc and nail-studded velvet. Rickrock frames Ihe neck, sleeves and waisl- Traditional Balmacaan ccat wilh deep patch pockets (righl) is learned wilh skirl. Schoolgirls splash down in capsule TORONTO (CP) Three high school girls from Scar- borough borough "splashed down" after a six day simulated space trip lo the moon staged at the Canadian National Exhibition. Maybritt Lolle, Elise Huff- man and Valerie Chudy, all 18, climbed inlo the space capsule at noon last Tuesday. They built the capsule in their school gym. "Our scariest moment was wailing for the splash-down' when wo openerl the hatch and saw people for the first time in six sairl Elise. The girls were isolated for 147 hours and 42 seconds. Maybritt said Uie cramped quarters allowed them only room to crawl about and do their work. They slept on rot.s and were weak in the legs for a few hours after emerging. Marionettes useful kindergarten tool STRATFORD, Ont. (CP) Marionettes can he u s e d to teach mathematics, music, muscle control, theatre and visual arts to kindergarten children, says Micheline Le- gcndre of Montreal. Miss who or- ganized the International Mar- ionette Festival for Expo 67 and has beer involved in three National Film Board and 3501 Canadian Broadcasting Corp. productions. reiVrs lo her innelles as her "children." j Teaching real children how to operate the marionettes, us- inp strings attached to wooden sticks, helps h e m develop muscle control, sne Rhythm and an appreciation ol music are developed hy in- volvicg chikl.-en in stag a show Miss I.iegciidre, here Icr produc- classic of the characters fcr tions which include fairy tales and original stories. About 20 yean; ago she form- ed the Montreal Marionettes, a j company which has from six j to 12 live members and has toured Europe and North Am- erica, adapting productions lo the countries or regions in which thtv are staged. Forthcoming Marriage Cynthia Rulh Parbery, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .lolin Parhery of Vancouver. B.C. fCranrldaughtcr of i.Ir. and Mrs, Harry 1 Sinclair, formcriv of n rl i ol Vancouver, at Dm-iid I nil performance at a new Ihealrc. Uniled churcn ,L instructed 000 kindergarten teachers from Quebec use of_______________ puppets and marinnell.es as leaching aids last year. She has built alxnit 400 mar- I ionctles from wood anrl plastic i wood, first making sculptures Leilibridgu, will IK m Mr. Reginald Gcorgi Wluit Yon Say, How Yon Say II, Can Makn Ton More Popular A publisher in Chicago reports (here is a simple technique of everyday con vena I ion which can pay you real dividends in both social and buiineis ad- vanccmcnl and works like mag- ic lo give you added poise, self-confidence and greater popularity. The of this method arc described in a fas- inating booklnl, "Advoniuros in sent free on request. According to thii pubfisher, many people do nol realize how much ihey could influence olhen simply by what they say and how they say it. Whether in business, at social functions, or even in casual conversations with new acquaintances, ihore are ways in which you cin make a good impression tvery limn you talk. j To acquaint morn readers of this poner with the easy-to-fol- low rules for developing skill in cvorycloy convorsaiien, tho publishers have P'inicd full de- tails of Ihcir intoreslinrj self- training mdhod in o "-1-page booklet which will bo nnifud free to anyone who requests il. Send your nnmr, nd'Jrrss, and zip codo 10 555. E. Lango St. Dept 0000, Mundclain, III., 60060. A poMcard will do. I farnaqe. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard boder- ineier o[ Coutt.s wish lo an- nounce Uie marriage of their daughter. Gail, lo Mr. Bryon Stickel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Stickcl of Milk River. The wedding took place in S'c. Patrick's Church LcLhforirtgc on September 4. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "I srill like you without your paycheck not as much. LOM; COASTLINE Fjords cul .so deeply inlo Nor- way thai its indented coastline is almost as lonR as Australia's. BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY al P.M. Jnckpol in 55 Numbers- 12lh Gome in 7 Number! 4th 6th Games Doubled in 7 Numbers 5 Cards 51.00 J FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE AIL PROCEEDS FOR SUNRISE RANCH NO CHIIDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE IOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE sailing with him even if don't. like il. NOT A WOMEN'S LIB COURSE Prof. Margaret An- derson starts teaching a new course on women in modern society when toyola College in Montreal starts Ihe fall term, and she hopes at least half Ihe class will be male. Both men and women's lib adherents could use the in- formation the course will provide, she says. WHAT CLOTHES HABITS REVEAL ABOUT MEN. Am your clothes giving out a nifissngu? Artist John Richmond Ihinks so. Sec c lot lies habits of m and tells w licit how he olalyiei ihey mean. OPEN-FACE SANDWICHES. Danish open-fnce sandwiches can make any porfy a