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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, September 25, 1973 Two Canadian designers carry off jewelry honors LONb'ON (CP) Two Canadian jewelry designers received awards today regarded as the "Oscars" of the international jewelry world and one of them plans to make a sales offer of his prize- winning gold and diamond bracelet to Margaret Trudeau. The designers are Theresa Lander of Vancouver and Niky Stevanesco of Montreal and Toronto Both were among 30 winners of the award, given annually by the De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd the world's leading dia- mond producers and market- ers The trophies, gold or- naments in the shape of a dia- mond crystal mounted on wood, were presented by De Beers' Chairman Harry Oppenheimer in the marble- pillared splendor ot Gold- smiths' Hall near St Paul's Cathedral. More than designs from 31 countries were entered for the competition In and out of town Mi James Asplund of Iron Spi ings recentlv entertained at a dinner in honor of the re- cent marriage of his sister. Loietta. to Mr Thomas Olson Twenty-one guests from various points throughout southern Alberta were in attendance nve your Carpets cleaned right in Duraclean makes NO soaking NO scrubbing Duraclean's unique absorption process See colors come alive, fibers revive, upholstery brighten! For FREE estimate call WILSON DONALDSON n the professional clfanine method lhat has earned Ihe commen- dation of Paren s Magazine and tftfi approval ol the American Research Testing laboratories 1404 11 Avenue S., Lethbridge Phone 328-5886 or 327-6984 The winning pieces were chosen from sketches by an international panel of experts including two sculptors. Romanian-born Stefanesco, 27. who has worked in Canada since 1962, won with a sleek gold bangle bracelet, modern yet timeless in design, with a saddle-like centre section of close-packed diamonds Asked if he planned to sell it, he said he would like Mrs. Trudeau to be his customer The bracelet, like all the other prize-winning designs, was on show at Goldsmith's Hall, gleaming in its spotlighted plastic case The retail value of the piece, Stefanesco estimated, would be around But since it was an award-winning design, it should probably command more, he sard The other Canadian winner, also 27, is part of a husband- and-wife team working in Vancouver, mostly making pieces for two jewelry stores in the city Theresa Lander's winning design was a split ring, one half made of yellow gold, the other of white gold with its top encrusted with small diamonds Theresa's sketch was made up by her husband, Alois, who also submitted a brooch design for the competrtion but was unsuccessful. The Swiss- born couple have lived in Canada since 1968 The Herald- Signing on the dotted line. Mrs Agnes Stonely of St. John, N.B., registers at the El Rancho Motor Hotel for the eighth convention of the National Pensioners and Senior Citizens' Federa- tion Delegates from nine provinces arrived yesterday for the three-day convention Social activities include a banquet and dance, tour of the city and other points of interest and a trip to Waterton When youngsters are separated from their parents, should they then be sent to separate foster homes You decide Not all children needing foster homes are alone. Many have brothers and sisters. Their life together depends on us finding suitable substitute parents willing to take on an established family Would two or three youngsters be welcome in your home? Please call us today. xfcerta HEALTH SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT BE A FOSTER PARENT CALU403) 327-4501 COLLECT Calendar The next meeting ol the ac- tion group for the phvsicalh disabled will be held at 7 30 P m Thursdav in the Assump- tion Church Hall 2405 12 Ave K Kappa Chapter Beta Sigma Phi meet tonight in the home ot Mrs Alvena Unick. 2401 U Ave !S with Mrs Barbara Dawson as cohostess Mis Doiothv Matheson will present the program speech. and the theme ol the meeting is love those hats Tau Chapter Beta Sigma I'lii. will meet tonight in the home ot Mrs Rac Hogg 3506 Forestry Ave with Mrs (Jlenna GellatK and Mrs Williams as cohostesses Theptogiam on any will be presented by Mrs Judy Corbett and Mrs Eunice Kirr The Southland Nursing Home Auxiliary will meet at 2 [i m Thursday members aie asked to attend and bring a liiend Kvervone welcome Christian Science public meeting Wednesday 7 30 p m in church auditorium, 1203 4 Ave S Everyone welcome esesssssacw meeting will be held to plan the annual poppy cam- paign of the Royal Canadian Legion, at 7 30 p m Thursday in the memorial hall Kits will be issued to canvassers and procedures will be ex- plained OLDEST ROCKS Some ol Ihe lirst moon locks bi ought back bv the 11 mission weie es tnnated to be 4 fi billion veais old Family Educational goal lack supporters report on educational goals was presented to the Counc'il oi Home and School Associations last night, at the lirst meeting of the current school year The report was given by Mrs William Price, the coun- cil's representative on the educational goals project, which was sponsored by the Lcthbndge school district in order to learn the educational preferences of city residents At the first meeting of the project in January, 1972, said Mrs Price, a committee was formed with representatives from the board, teachers, the planning and development council and an adviser from the University of Lethbndge department oi education Two students were later added to the roster Bv June of last year, said Mis Price, it was decided we must have as much input as possible from people concerned with education It was felt the best way to accomplish this was by questionnaires, public meetings and briefs, she ex- plained Sample question- naires were sent to a cross section of teachers executive members of home and school and students A shorter ques- tionnaire was sent to every fourth name on the city list Of the 5 000 forms sent out. 2 100 were returned, she said In order to give all residents an opportunity to express their views, lour public meetings were held The total turnout was only 149 At a teachers meeting, a mere 25 people were in attendance Three written briefs were received the committee at these meetings, and three oral bnets The information gathered from the foregoing sources was computerized classified and compiled to help the school board set goals tor the system A master copy of the report can be seen at the school board office, and copies are now available at a of each Abe Wiens of the Lomond and Vulcan council reported on a recent board meetrng of the Provincial Federation of Home and School Associations held in Calgary He announced the federa- tion had set the dates for the provincial home and school convention which will be held in Grande Prairie, March 7, 8 and 9 Theme ot the conventron will be Parents in Action, with featured speakers being "parents who have ac- complished somethrng rn therr districts." he said. Work sessions will cover (1) what are vour rights7 (2) parents' role in the school board and (3) volunteer aid Emphasis will be placed on the roles, responsibilities and rights of parents to meet the needs of their children, es- pecially in educatron The bussing issue was rais- ed by Mrs S J Byam, council president 'Bussing is with us, and it's here to stay." she said There s no way we're going to get away from it And while school boundaries are more flexible this year, children can only move to a school outside their specific area if parents provide alter- nate transportation Interested parents may ob- tain copies of the local bussing policy from the school board. Mrs Byam also announced that the annual convention for Area 11 Council of Home and School Associations will be held in Lethbridge in November HELP US TO HELP OTHERSI The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects Call 328-286O For Pickup Service OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. NEW ARRIVAL from ROMANIA All Leather WEDGIE STRAP Fall Fashion Shoes for HIM and HER arriving Daily (Exactly as Illustrated) Also in ties (fcOC with Crepe Sole Winter is just around the corner Choose your new winter footwear now Open Thursday 'til 9 pjn. WORLD OF SHOES 317 A 6th Street Downtown Annual Income on 5 year Guaranteed Investment Receipts. Fully guaranteed by Royal Trust for term of deposit. No fee or handling charge. Rates subject to confirmation. Guaranteed Investment Receipts. Royal Trust Member Canada Deposit Insurance Corp. 740 4th Ave. S. Lethbridge, Alberta Phone 328-5516 ;