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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, September 14, 1973 Too pooped to push pedals Being a peddle pusher can be a lot of fun, but tiring as well, as seven- year-old Cory Miller demonstrates when he takes a short break in between learning basic bicycle skill and safety rules. The twice-weekly lessons are being held at 12 locations in the city under the auspices of the Alberta .Safety Council, and children from Grades 1 to 4 are being taught by members of the Jaycees and Jaycettes. Skills include learning to balance a bicycle, stopping, signalling and moving through intersections properly. At the end of the course, there will be a draw for four bicycles. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY CALENDARS The Whirl-A-Ways will start their tall sessions in square and round dancing at 8 p.m. sharp. Monday in the Moose Hall. 3rd Ave.' and 12th St. B N. All square dancers welcome Women are asked to please bring a box lunch. The Hi Neighbor Club and friends are requested to at- tend a benefit dance for Walter Zack at the Monarch school. Saturday. In atten- dance will be the Clareshoim DDDs. All interested persons welcome. CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S 13th St. and 6th Ave. n. FRIDAY, SEPT.14th O'CLOCK 4th and 8th Games S30 in 7 Game S40 5 CARDS FOR S1.00 OR 25c Each BLACKOUT JACKPOT S175 52 NUMBERS LUCKY NUMBER DRAW WORTH S3 LUCKY NAME DRAW WORTH S91 Persons Under 16 Years Not Allowed SPONSORED BY ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB The Lethbridge Municipal Hospital and Gait School of Nursing Auxiliary will spon- sor a charity dance from p.m. to 1 Saturday at 702 Wing, Kenyon Field. Lunch and refreshments will be served. There will be a door prize and spot dances. Tickets are available by phoning 328- 2486. 327-3006 of 327-3134. irom 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the YWCA. Memberships in the club, affiliated with the Canadian Federation of I'niversity Women, will be available. Additional informa- tion is available from Dr. Gtindrun Hesse, president, at ,328-3108. The University Women's Club ol Lethbridge will hold the annual membership tea The 20th annual convention of the Alberta Branch of Cana- dian Society of Laboratory Technologists will be held Sept. 21. 22 and 23 in the Assiniboine Inn in Medicine Hat. Registrations will take place Sept. 21 followed by a wine and cheese party. The convention includes two full days of a scientific program involving scientific papers and workshops. The annual business meeting will be held Sundav. Save 20% Custom drapery fabrics hundreds to choose from. Give your windows the distinctive touch of custom-made drapes in the fabrics and styles of your choice. Now with substantial savings on fabrics. Our decorator consultant will visit you right in your own home. Show you our abundant collection of antique satins, damasks, acrylics, polyester sheers, batistes, and stylish cotton and blend prints. Then let our professional consult- ant help you select the drapery treatment that will truly reflect the rnood of your home. From under- stated pinch-pleated or tie-back styles to elaborate swags. This offer is for a limited time only. Call today and make arrangements for a visit from a Simpsons-Sears con- sultant. Free advice. Accurate estimates. No obligation whatsoever. "Shop by phone. Call 328-6611 Free delivery." Offer Expires October 15, 1973 at Simpsons-Sears you get the fines! guarantee Mtlttection or money refunded and free delivery Ltd.- Sloro Hours Open dnily from 0 am to 5 30 p m Thur'Xl.iy .mcl Friday 9 30 .1 HI lo 9 00 p m Centre Vill.ujo Mall, Telephone 328-9P31 Ann Landers Dear Ann Landers: I've had my fill of stories about how vicious Dobermans are. Maybe they look mean, but they are "NOT a "killer" breed. You didn't help the cause any with that letter from "Scared Stiff" who is married to a psychopath. Many people buy Dober- mans Shepherds, tie or chain them up. or fence them in a small, inade- quate space and then forget about them. No pet will be lov- Dear Ann Landers: You have some nerve telling "Scared Stiff" that the Doberman should have a muzzle. It's her crazy husband who needs one. How could you have suggested such a thing for such a beautiful animal? That woman should get rid of her drunken idiot of a husband. Dear Ann Landers: My favorite aunt used to say, "Better never than but I don't agree. Please forgive me for the shameful time lag, but it's taken me till now to get up the nerve to write this letter. I want to comment on the daughter-in-law who wouldn't allow her husband to take his mother out on Mother's Day. For many years I was married to a man whose max- imum expression of apprecia- tion was a card and an apology. He was always a lit- tle short on money and couldn't buy me a gift or take me out. Incidentally, Ann, he was one of the smoothest talkers and biggest liars on the face of the earth. Guess who saved from the grocery money, to send gifts ing or gentle if he is treated like that. I hope "Scared Stiff" will not take her anxiety out on the dog. What she needs is to get rid of her husband. The law should deal sternly with a nut who would turn a trained animal on his wife. A Dobe's Friend In Indiana Dear Friend: I didn't know how many people loved Dobermans until after "Scared Stiff's" letter appeared. Here's another. There is no breed alive as sweet and gentle as the Doberman and I know because I have one. V.R. (age Garden City, L.I. Dear V.R.: Thanks, honey. Your Doberman is a lucky dog to have such a devoted master. That was a sweet letter. to his mother on her birthday and Mother's Day? Right. I did. Guess who got the words of praise for being such a thoughtful, considerate son? Right again. Him. I finally wised up and stopped being a damn fool. Since there are millions of similar damn fools around I hope you'll tell them not to wait until they have children and get hopelessly trapped into staying with a selfish, mealy-mouthed man. These women always end up giving 101 per cent and they get zilch in return. A Victim Of My Dumb Mistakes Dear Vic: Your first mis- take was in the selection. After that, "troubles came not in single spies but in bat- talions." Thanks for writing. vwv A no-nonsense approach to how to deal with life's most difficult and most rewarding arrangement. Ann Landers's booklet, "Marriage What To will prepare you THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "Please stop saying that a wife can't testify in behalf of her husband. You are the only one who witnessed me hit that hole-in-one." SPECIAL Deposit (At all participating dealers) The Herald" Family Art foundation seeks local work By JUDE CAMPBELL Herald Staff Writer The search for visual art by Alberta artists was brought to Lethbridge last evenings at an informal meeting of area ar- tists and board members of the Alberta Art Foundation. The meeting, which marked the first time the foundation had looked to the southern portion of the province, for art works was held to "hear from the people of Lethbridge about their works, their thoughts and feelings about the foun- dation" according to Bill McMullen. board chairman. He stated the objectives of the year-old foundation as be- ing the establishment of an Alberta collection of art. mak- ing such art available to the public and encouraging Alberta artists. "All of this is in the public explained Mr. McMullen, "and we are here not to talk to you about the foundation, but to talk with you and to listen to your ideas. "We want to discover what is going on in Lethbridge regarding the visual arts." He added that the group is looking for "pretty worthy works" for the purposes of display, teaching, for use in shopping centres, hospitals and-galleries. "We're committed to the concept that these works shouldn't be in a vault in the basement, but available to the people of Alberta to get it out and make the artist and the public proud of it." The foundation, which works out of Edmonton, was brought into being through government legislation and although it was initiated through the Department of Culture, Youth and Recreation. works independently of it. Limited funds set at ijibU.uuu for better or for worse. Send your request to Ann Landers in care of your newspaper enclosing SOtr in coin and a long, stamped, self-addressed envelope. have been given to the founda- tion for the purchase of art works. The foundation has no capacity to offer awards, grants or scholarships and covers only a select area of art. Included are the fields of painting, drawing, sketching, ceramics, fabrics and sculp- ture. At this time. Mr. McMullen said, areas not covered include photography, interior design and industrial design, as well as others. The foundation consists of a board of directors and com- mittee members who recom- mend pieces for purchase, while board members make the final decisions on purchases. Members of the board are appointed for a three-year term of office, with new ap- pointments occurring each year. Those presently serving as members are represen- tative of "artists and laymen with no formal background in art. but interests vary from the intense to the casual." Mr. McMullen said the foun- dation is looking for the works of well established mature artists, in terms of ex- pression not age; as well as covering the field of the emerging artist not yet recognized "Presently we have about 400 pieces." added Mr. McMullen. "of which 140 will be displayed at our first show- ing Oct.'2 through 10 at the Calgary Jubilee Auditorium. "Premier Lougheed will be attending the grand opening on Oct. 4 and the show will move to Edmonton's Auditorium the following week." Persons interested in further information may con- tact Walter Kaasa. secretary ol the board of the Alberta Art Foundation, llth Floor, CN Tower. Edmonton. Windmill twangs guitars GUERENEVILLE, Calif. (AP) While folks dance in Solomon Kagin's one-store} building here each week, a windmill turns outside to keep' the electric guitars twanging. The modern, aerodynamic version of old wooden an al- ternative energy source for Kagin's home and office. Kagin started using a wind- mill capable of producing 12 volts of electric current two years ago to run the lights, television and other appli- ances in his house. Last week, he installed a 120-volt model to power his of- fice building, which serves as a dance hall on weekends. "It's a good answer for the energy crisis." the 27-vear-old Kagin said here. "It's work- ing beautifully and already it's become a landmark in Kagin said he is estab- lishing the Real Gas and Electric Co. to distribute the Australian-built windmills and to explore other answers to the energy shortage. He said wind power is clean, causes no damage to the en- vironment and makes use of an inexhaustible resource instead of resources that are running low. The larger windmill, which Kagin said resembles a "modern kinetic is 40 feet tall. The three blades are 11 feet in diameter and are designed to withstand winds of up to 200 m.p.h. "The wind pushes the pro- pellers Kagin said. "That turns the alternator be- hind the propellers, and the alternator feeds power into a bank of batteries and then SEEK MORE STUDY VANCOUVER (CP) A survey by the Status of Women Council here has in- dicated that more than half of Canada's housewives would like the chance to return to school, college or university to bolter their education. right into your system." A bank of 60 batteries re- serves enough power to keep operating for up to three days without wind, he said. And since it's windy nearly every afternoon. Kagin said he's never had to worry about los- ing his power supply. He said his newest windmill is built in Sydney, Australia, and cost including shipping and installation. WeeWhimsv will be sent the original an tor his guote Send your child's quotation lo this pap_er_ Arwrhtnn LESSONS Instrument supplied for home practice at Phone 327-7524 530 5th St. S. 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