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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 WE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wedneiday, Stpltmbtr 16, 1970 Self-Help Program In Vietnam Increases Independence By HELEN IfENNESSY NBA Women's Editor NEW YORK (NBA) For (lie past four years the small villages of Vietnam have been home for Mile. Ghislaine de Ficquelmont. as slic is affection- ately known to her friends and the people she lias helped, is director of the South Vietnam field office for Save the Chil- dren Federation. "Nothing in Vietnam is easy because nothing usually she said. Gilly is here 'on a well-deserved leave of ab- sence. "I don't know how, but every- thing eventually does get she added. "Either tliere's no water or there's no electricity. Or on a rare day when the water and electricity are both available, the pipes are blocked. So we go to Saigon to get clean." SCF is an international child welfare agency headquartered in Norwalk, Conn. It helps fam- ilies and communities both here and around the world by supplying expert advice am money to be used in self-help projects for rehabilitating the poor while permitting them to retain their dignity. The people do the work themselves and so can preserve a sense of inde- pendence. This is the kind of program that Mile, de Ficquel- mont heads up for the many families who are victims of the Vietnam war. And in things for otters Gilly has had much experience. "My sister (who has been 3 DAYS ONLY "COQUETTE" 100% Dynel machine made trefch w i g. Permanently curled and fully washable. Hair is longer at nape, front and sides. Reg. Woolco Price 24.95. SALE "LA CHERE" WIG FALL 100% Dynel synthetic wig with bangs. Washable, permanently curled. Can be worn in many different styles. Easy to style, just brush. Reg. Woolco Price 29.95. SALE "CARESSE" 100% Dynel machine made stretch wig. Washable, can be sty- led in minutes by jysl brushing. Tapered back and sides. Reg. Woolco Price 29.95. SALE 22.00 Open Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. la 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Thuriday and Friday 9 a.m. ta 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. le 6 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive with her in Vietnam) and she said, "are not scared of the Viet Cong. But we are afraii of cockroaches and rats. Am big and little, we have wholroblems, we will." When, she O.O.R.P. TRANSISTOR RADIO WINNER ADELINE BOOCH COUTTS, ALBERTA Ticket No. 29466 Draw made Sept. 12th at B.P.O. Carnival mi ITS UJEflfl. DOWNTOWN ON FIFTH STREET SOUTH Annual September Sale Starts TOMORROW, THURSDAY! See Page 18 maintains, the family becomes I to work to help themselves stable and self-supporting, dig- and their determination is awe- nity is preserved. And when they have finished the project, it is theirs. "I love my Gilly said. "There is so much to do. But when I go into a village I say, 'My friends, it is not up to me. It is up to you. What are you going to Mile, de Ficquelmont loves some. I have seen the planting and equipment destroyed when the villages were raided. And with faith and hope the people start once more from scratch." Gilly says New York is like her native Paris. "You do not make close friends here. In Vietnam you do. "When, during a community development meeting, we ex- pressed our interest in helping the villagers rent paddy land, all the people cheered and one man stood up to say, "In the name of all of us, we heartily thank you. Do you know that this will mean an extra bowl of rice every day in each 'Rice is everything there. And that response was reward enough for me." Top rated BERNINA With the automatic fabric sensor Bernini Is raled firs! you'll know why the minute you test sew a Bernina, The exclusive Bernina Automatic Fabric Sensor insures perfect feeding; yes, matched long seams and no puckering wi'.i even the most difficult to feed space age fabrics. Only Bernina lets you breeze through seams on even the most expensive fabrics without a second's hesitation and with the greatest of ease. Perfect etitching on knit fabrics, stretch fabrics, rainwear vinyl, tough leather and simply any fabrics. Everything you need is built right into the machine. It tailor tacks, bastes, mends, blindslitches, sewi on buttons, makes buttonholes and with two or three needles. Visit your Bernina dealer or ask free homi demonstration and you'll find out what the excite- ment is all about. Lifetime guarantee, wide choice of cabinets. Bernini prices start at 600 dealers to serve you across Canada. SEE THE BEAUTIFUL BERNINA AT: CALL FOR FREE HOME DEMONSTRATION APPLIANCE TV CENTRE 319 7th STREET SOUTH PHONE 328-1673 taste Westerners look for ;