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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE IFlHBRIDGE HIRAID Saturday, 9, 1972 -rami iv ing family Hie by MAUREEN JAMIESON One of the guys came charging relentlessly across the newsroom t'other day, pencil in one bony paw, large sheet of cardboard in the other and baring lus ferocious fangs in what he obviously believed to be friendly persuasion. The office pool, was once again in business. For a mere 25 cents I could become the proud possessor of a life-size active volcano, a mink coat, and a plastic bag filled with Grade A, ecology- approved organic garbage with which to start my very own compost heap. "Taking pity on my abysmal ignorance of every- thing connected with hockey, everyone within holler- ing distance felt free to offer advice on picking the winning combination. Suggestions covered a wide field. Immerse your body in water and count the teethmarks on the necks of passing Transylvanians count, the number of flat bicycle tires in Upper Baluchistan and divide by two take the square root of the number of grey hairs in the head of Julius Caesar. After serious consideration, I decided to bypass all proffered procedures and operate on the system which I had worked out with mathematical exactitude several years ago. It had failed at every turn but 1 knew that someday it would come out on top, hi spite of the law of averages which it had so far man- aged to ignore. Grasping a pencil firmly in my right hand, I closed my eyes, opened my mouth and made two quick passes over the list. With a swift, deft swoop the pencil plunged downward, jabbing a big black blob onto one of the squares. Surprisingly it worked, and I found myself raking in the quarters. Not that it mattered. I'd previously secured my investment by purloin- ing the envelope containing the kitty just in case so T couldn't lose either way, could I? THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "Listen, they're ploying our song." QUICK CHANGE GAMES NOW OPEN 2 P.M. 3 A.M. 7 DAYS A WEEK 306 13th ST. N. HELP US TO KELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effect! CAtl 328-2860 fOR PICKUP SERVICE OR ISAVE AT 4T2 1st AVE. S. SHE'S A WINNER Susan Snell of the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute grins happily after the Miss LCI Rams title last night, at Henderson Ball Park. Unfortunately, the fact that her team lost 4-3 to Catholic C enlral Cougars cast a bit of a damper on her evening. Groenen, photo A Calendar Of Local happenings The Anne Campbell Singers vill hold a practice on Monday rom 5-7 p.m. in Southminster 11. Girls agcit 14 years and up are welcome. Practice Mil! begin on ths rock opera, Jo- seph's Dresmcoat. The regular meeting of Faith Rebekah. Lodge No. 93 will bo d on Monday at 8 p.m. In the Oddfellows Hall. Visiting Rebckahs welcome. Mr. Leonard Haney of Iron Springs mil speak on the Worth Commission at the meeting of the Lethbridge Progressive Conservative Women on Mon- day at 8 D.m. at the home of Mrs. A. V" Wealherup, 406 Staf- ford Place, llth St. and 5th Ave. S. The Quota Club of Lethbridge will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday at p.m. in the gas company audi- torium. Southminster UCW will meet as follows: Susan Galbraith nt the home of Mrs. J. A. McKendry, 1504 6th Ave. S., on Wednesday at p.m. Grace Marshall at the home of Mrs. J. B. Henderson, 414 25th St. S., on Wednesday at p.m.; Ellen Denoon at the home of Mrs. A. C. Niven, 704 13th St. S., on Wednesday at 3 p.m.; Alma Buchanan in the lounge of Southminster church on Wed- Nothing makes a homo personally your own as children's portraits, CORY and KAREN 15-month ANNETTE-S months Children of MR. and MRS. A. VANDEN ElZEN COAIDAIE esday at p.m.; 61 unit at the home of Mrs. leaner Wilks, 1006 8th St. S., i Monday at p.m.; 40 unit in the lounge o[ South- imister church on Monday at 8 ,m.; Tuesday evening group at the omeof Mrs. A. Allison, 1020 2th St. A. S., on Tuesday at S .m. St. Patrick's CWL groups will leet as follows: Mrs. A. Mooney at her home, 09 Dieppe Blvd. on Tuesday at p.m.; Mrs. H. H. Bartram with rlrs. A. Suyker, Fairview sub- livision on Wednesday at 2 .m.; Mrs. L. Elder with Mrs. G. 1. Clement, 518 17th St. S., on Tuesday at 8 p.m.; Mrs. F. Droste with Mrs. J. rtdmar, 636 18th St. S., on Wed- esday at 2 p.m.; Airs. L, Reive at her home, 238 8th St. S., on Wednesday t 2 p.m.; Mrs. B. Noel with Mrs. J. De Jourdan, 519 16th St. S., on Vcdnesday at 8 p.m.; Mrs. L. Steele with Mrs. R. 330 24th St. S., on Wednesday at p.m. V The Lcthbridgc Family Ser- rices will present a series of s and discussions on human sexuality with the first pro- gram, Human Sexual Reproduc ion Male and Female, on Tu esday at p.m. in the Red Cross building, llth St. and 7th Ave. S. Babysitting will be pro- vided. Everyone welcome. Beta Sigma Phi will sponsor a fashion show to be held on Oct. 17 and 18. Mrs. Ruth Rit .enhouse will be convener. The regular monthly meetinj of the Order of the Royal Pur plo will be held on Monday p.m. in the Elks Hall. Con- vention report will be read by the representatives. 6 Soulliminsler Circle Sqaure Dance Club will sponsor a be- ginners' class for interested couples. A get-acquainted night will be held on Monday at p.m. in Southminsler Hall, llth St. and 4th Ave. S. Lunch will be served. The regular monthly meeting of the Canadian Pacific Rail- way Pensioners' Association be held in the club rooms on Tuesday at 2 p.m. All mem- erbers are asked to attend. Meals on Wheels will hold a bake sale on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. on the main floor of Eatons. A pick-up service will be available for anyone wish- Ing to contribute goods, by con- tacting convener Judith Walker at 327-5683." All proceeds go to MeaU on Wheels. The Minus One Club will hold a regular business meeting on Monday at 0 p.m. in Southmin- ster church hall. The rogular monthly lunch- eon of the Christian Womens' Club will be held on Monday at p.m. in Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant. The pro- gram will be, what's new in wigs; Waller Goerzen will pro- vide the music; speaker will be Werner Schmidt, vice president Children on summer holidays queried by Russian officials f the Lethbridge Communil 'ollegc. For reservation lease phone Juliana Siemen. 28-7892. Nursery available. iryone welcome. The Scuthminster Junior Girl Choii- will practise at 4 p.m on Alondny. This will be thi asl clay for registration a radices will begin for t all operetta. Choir mothe vlll meet on Monday at 7: >.m. all are asked to at- end. Registration of .new-members for the youth choirs of St. Au- justitie's Anglican Church' )e held in the basement of the church. Junior girls (8-12) on Wednesday at p.m.; St. Monica's" choir (teenage girls) iVednesday at 8 B -.m.; Can- terbury Choristers (boys 8 and up) .on .Thursday at p.m. T w o introductory meetings anc'i training for new Girl [Juidc and Brownie leaders will te held on Tuesday. The first will be held at p.m. in the home of Mrs. Millis, 202 1309 Lakemount Blvd.; the second at p.m. in the home if Mrs. Layne, 904 Stafford Place. By MAUREEN JAMIESON Family Editor Armed soldiers carrying ashlighis were scouring the lottom o( the plane, Eliza- Bartman was told by her avelling companion. It WES a.m. and they >ad just landed in Leningrad. Miss Bartman, former dis- rict home economist in Lelh- rldge, was on a visit to Rus- a with the Professional Asso- atlon of the'Alberta Depart- ent of Agriculture. "Leningrad is she said. You know the story of the 900- ay seige is still with you there, amazing that the people lave stood so much." (The city was under seige by ierman troops from August Ml until January 1944. Many lousands died of starvation, ml much of the city was de- troycd by air and artillery 'We wonc'ored where were all he children. Our guide told us it's-the law that they be aken out of Leningrad and loscow (or the Mil's Bartman said. Children who do not wish to slay with relatives are placed jy the government, she explain- ed. "But I heard that the gov- ernment spies on families by s k i n g questions of the chil dren, so that parents can't say anything to their children. They have to be so careful.' MUCH TO SEE Russians "love to show Iheir country and rightly so Guides arc smartly dressei and personable. They were al women, the ones we cami across, and one we knew was professor of English at the uni versity in winter. "They have a lot to show, be cause they have the most teau tiful museums, for instance Wherever you go there ar relics of the past which ar really she said. "You can look out over th city and see those beautiful bi gold domes. I think they're mixture of gold and copper. Bu most of these cathedrals now turned into museums. "Another tiling was the pa aces. In Leningrad they ha The Hermitage, which was th czar's summer palace the Kremlin in Moscow." Women's elotliing was quite what she expected, Mis, Bartman explained. Whi "fabrics were si found that "on the whole, II dresses had shape and styl They wore but few pant suits were visible. Transportation, she said, Is mainly by trolley bus and op- erates on the honor system. "Almost everybody uses the bus, and the streets are very There are more cars in p. And there are about five uge buildings of the Stalin era, ut you never mention that lame. 'Moscow has a she id: "an underground system at's really fantastic. There e about 90 stations at various vels all beautifully ap- ilnted. Each one has an ex- bit of art in its various forms. 'We were taken to one sla- on, and the marble is beau- tul.. red and black and re en marble with crystal tandeliers. Another would fea- ure ceramic tile in wonderful corahiGmora ting chievemcnts of the people net; the Great October Hev- lution, "We didn't see people tatting and smiling and env lying each other. They were ery serious and seemed to ork and live in the same see- on of the city. "We saw day care liss Bartman said. "These are 11 scattered around .the. city, so he family doesn't liave to go ar to leave the children. There re kindergartens in Rus- caring for youngsters up i six years of age. "They are taught mental physical and aestlietic educa- tion, but the ministry of educa- tion found through experiment tliat there was no need to teach reading and writing to these cliildren. In fact it was better not to." FARMS OFF LIMITS The agricultural group had requested, and been granted, permission to see two state farms and to visit the All Union Institute of Animal Husbandry, Just outside of Moscow. "It had been all planned ,witH their Miss Bartman emphasized, but none of our agricultural authorities was permitted to view these places. She said in Russia they quite openly display their intention "l.o cormuer the world with Communism, "It seems ridiculous though. The audacity of these Commu- nist leaders to think they're go- ing to impose their ideals on others! "I don't think any of us will ever forget what it was like to leave Russia behind and get to Moscow than Leningrad, but there are not that many to be seen. UNMENTIONABLE NAME Miss Bartman considered "Moscow a brighter city than Leningrad. There are some very modem skyscrapers going Christmas Arrives SEPT. 11 th, 1972, ar Alberta Rose Beauty Sales and Vanda Beauty Counselor Open House Wednesday, Sept. 13th 1972 1.30 to 3.30 and 7.30 to 9.30 p.m. To View Christmas Display 2642 Sourh Parkside Drive, Lelhbrid9e We have several openings for councillors in the surrounding areas 01 welt as in Lethbria'ge, due to increase in busmen. For information Phone 328-9842 or 377-2553. Write: Alborlo Rose Beauty Sales, 2642 South Parks Me Drive, letlibridgc. Or attend assembly at 8 p.m. al tho same address, JOYCE AND TONY STANNARD. DISTRIBUTORS. NOW YOU ARE FINISHED SCHOOL And Desire too Learn cc WHY NOT A HAIRDRESSER We have 3 fully qualified full lime inirruc- Jreiet and we tftach all phateft of beauty culture, hair styling and cutting, bleaching, tinting and permanent waving. You'll enjoy our new remodelled and air-conditioned ichool. 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PHONE 328-4536 REGISTER NOW For the Original KNIT and STRETCH SEWING COURSE Septemiwr llth, 12th, 13th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily CLASSES TO RUN MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY FOR 6 WEEKS 4 CUSSES (2 Hour> Weekly) S12.OO Pleoit Ml In, clip and drop into our itore or mail In. Stale day and time preferred. Mrs. Prlnct learn how to maka T-Shirlt Skirls Stacks Llngeria Bathing Suih plus many i RAKERS FABRIC CENTRE 426 T3lTi St. N., Address PHona Day Preferred ..........I i Ffme Preferred; f p.m. C everting j ;