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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 38 LEiHBRIuut HERALD Wednesday, September 25, 1974 Woman launches unique business In leathercraft REGINA (CP) Florence Spicer launched her unique Ca- nadian leathercraft business with and a darning needle. Michelle Lecour. a manufacturing industry for embroidered leather crafts, was founded in Regina when Mrs. Spicer dis- covered the embroidering capacity of her sewing machine while darning socks After experimenting with the stitch, Mrs. Spicer bought some leather and made a hat and purse for display in a local sewing machine sales shop. sold during the first afternoon. I bought enough leather for two hats and two purses." Now located in her own shop. Mrs Spicer has received sev- sral invitations to exhibit her goods and to export. She recently displayed a leather shearling coat, hat, rnitts and mukluks in an international exhibit in England. She now has 20 women working for her. among them two who :-an sew leather garments and a full-time designer. The shop is Dased on the "cottage industry" concept. Workers put together garments in their own homes and return the product to Mrs. Spicer for finishing Individuality is stressed at Michelle Decour, with every de- sign an original Experimentation is part of life at the shop because there is no instruction book and nobody to ask how to do it. she said "Our first tiger lily was horrid, but we experimented and dis- covered we needed six shades of orange instead ot the three we were using Leather is difficult to sew because it stretches. "When we sew, we have to glue all the seams. There is also a knack to cutting leather." FIELDS FALL SAVINGS Attentative audience Pet pony Payday seems to enjoy the piano playing of 12-year-old Sean Hammond of Langley, B.C., as he wanders into the living room and quietly listens to the sound of music. Club corner notes 316 -6th St. S. SALE: THURS., FBI., SAT., SEPT. 26-27-28 WHILE QUANTITIES LAST! 70 Stores Serving B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan TEENS' SWEATERS A terrific selection of vests, long and short sleeve pullovers m a great array of patterns, colors and styles Sizes S.M L. Reg. Values to 9.98 SPECIAL 3 99 MEN'S CORDUROY JEAN JACKET By FAMOUS MAKER Snap front, excellent colors Some brushed denims included. Slight SUDS. will not affect wear Sized 34-42 If Firsts to 16.95 NOW GIVE-AWAY PRICE..... 4 88 JEAN STYLE PANTS In Corduroy or brushed denim The Pioneer Girls Club, sponsored by the Coaldale Mennonite Brethren Church, will start its weekly meetings from to 9 p.m. Oct. 2. Registration will take place at the first meeting at the church. Girls from Grade 3 to Grade 9 are welcome. A rummage sale will be held bv the Dr. F. H. Mewburn QBE Chapter. IODE, at a.m. Saturday in the All- Purpose Room of the civic centre. Anyone wishing to donate sale items may contact Mrs. A. S. Fummerton ai 327- 2718 by Friday. A Weaving and Related Tex- tile Arts Show, sponsored by the Lethbridge Handicraft Guild, will be presented in the Lethbridge Public Library from Sept. 29 to Oct. 18. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Society will meet at 2 p.m. Friday in the civic centre Following the meeting bingo will be played and lunch served. A good attendance is requested. Southland Nursing Home Auxiliary will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday. A good attendance is requested. New members welcome The Irish Canadian Society of Lethbndge will hold its first meeting at 8 p.m. Sunday at Catholic Central High School. The meeting concerns the society's new constitution. A slide presentation on Irish education will be presented by Louis Burke, editor, Canadian Short Story Magazine. The St. Patrick's School of Irish Dan- cing, under the direction of Bernadette Forrester, will entertain the audience. Everyone welcome V The Y's Menettes will meet tonight at 7 for dinner at the Ponderosa Steak House. A business meeting will follow at the home of Mrs. Lou MciVab. 3010 South Parkside Drive. Wednesday evening testimony meeting will be held at 7 30 p m. in the Chris- tian Science Church. 1203 4th Ave. S. Everyone welcome. The Archaeological Society of Alberta. Lethbridge Centre. TOP MAKER CLEARANCE PANT SUITS Be fashion wise with these Famous Makers: Penny Lou. Stage Seven, Miss Pernilla. A great selection of top styles, colors and fabrics to c'noose from. Sizes S M.L. and 38 !o 44 Reg. 21.98 to 34.00 SPECIAL NORTH LETHBRIDGE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTRE is now accepting applications for chiidien ages 2-5 years to attend a ful! time program beginning October 1. 1974. LOCATION: Bridge Viila Estates Recreation Centre FEES' On a sliding scale For application forms and further information call: 328-7342 after 4 p.m. or 328-3020 between 9-4 p.m. JOSEPH HAIR STYLES Phone 328-736o SPECIALS SPECIAL PURCHASE! LADIES'3 PIECE LUGGAGE 18" overnight 21" weekend 24" pullman B e a u M u 1 ha1" GIRLS' "NOW STYLE" PANT SUITS 1 b't shells Triojntra r trames with aluminum IT rr quilled lining wasfiable inle' ors Blue green 3 PIECE SPECIAL polyester in the latest styling gir's Choose froro beau'rful 'all snsdes ig'c f UNIPERM FROSTING Sal and Conditioner Reg. 1 3d and 13.35 Joe, Roseann, Maxineanr? Mary a.nind you WHILE QUANTITIES LAST! JOSEPH HAIRSTYLES Phone 328-7366 will meet at 8 p.m. Saturday in Room 30 at the Lethbridge Community College. Program will be Archaeology From Here to the Incas. with slides and lecture presented by Alva Bair. Members are requested to bring slides, artifacts, publications and any material they have accumulated during the past year Program set up for prodigies BALTIMORE (AP) Two years ago. Colin Camerer was in the sixth grade. Now he's a 14-year-old Johns Hopkins University freshman, enrolled in the school's program for math and science prodigies "What's an eighth-grade teacher supposed to do with a student capable of learning advanced college asks Dr. Julian Stanley, one of the plan's originators. The program began in 1969 when a 13-year-old computer student at Hopkins' night school began counseling his who were in their mid-20s. Psychologists at the univer- sity. including Stanley, were so intrigued that they set up a pilot program to help gifted children accelerate their education. The search for prodigies be- gins each winter when Stanley's three-man staff asks all public and private school systems in Maryland to sub- mit names of seventh-and eighth-graders scoring in the upper two-percent of standar- dized math tests These students are invited to take a test usually reserved for high school seniors, with those scoring 640 or better out of a possible 800 eligible for the Hopkins program. "At this point, we confer with the student, his parents and school officials to see what he best for ihe i: 1 1 d S said Dep'.'ijoing on UK conference. ihe child advance one or more grades an secondary school or jriighl enro] for college-level maJh courses. Chris Stewart Hawaiian queen impressed One of Lethbndge's most enthusiastic boosters is Mrs. Anna Lindsay Perry-Fiske, the Hawaiian queen who captivatec Whoop-Up parade goers when she rode through the city on Ken Hudson's Tennessee stallion Back home in Waimea, the Big Island rancher is still talking about the applause she received along the parade route, despite the fact she been forwarned Canadians in general were somewhat reserved and not outwardly demonstrative. The friendly lei-decked queen who ignored the report and crisscrossed the streets along the two-mile route to greet the people cheering her with 'Thank you. aloha" reported to the Hawaii Tribune Herald, "You'll never find such wonderful people. They're just like people in Hawaii. So kind and they can't do enough for you All former staff and hospital patients of the Alberta Red Cross Crippled Children's Hospital, in Calgary, up to and including 1954, are invited to the reunion to be held in the hospital's salnum on Oct. 16 at p.m. Those planning to attend are asked to notify the secretary. Mrs. C J Gillespie. 2210 27th St S W Calgary, before Oct. 7 Potatoes weighing up to two pounds are being harvested by Mrs. Ronald Hoyle of Shaughnessy who this year planted a reddish, dark-eyed new variety a cross between an Edwardian and a Gem Another first for this backyard gardener are her giant black German rettiches or radishes and her early Easter variety (new also from Germany) which are pink in color and resemble a carrot. School board candidate Mable Byam, Home and School president for Area 11 will vacate the chair when school board candidates (both public and separate) present their platforms to parents attending the first fall Home and School meeting at the Lakeview Elementary School on Sept. 30 at p.m. A library, especially for parents of twins and triplets, has been established in the home of Mrs. Karen Holm, 1269 4th Ave. S Sponsored by the 38 members of the Parents of Twins and Triplets Association, the library will provide helpful material for parents raising more than one child. Members would welcome any additional material available. The group which meets monthly in the Gas Company's auditorium in North Lethbridge is planning a sale of used children's clothing (for twins and singletons) at its Sept. 26th meeting at 7-30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Ed Benoit, MLA for High River, is the guest speaker this week at nightly meetings at the Central Church of Christ Robert MacKenzie of the Alberta Bible College in Calgary is assisting the church's pastor. Rev. James Chapman. Mrs Henrietta Hatt. graduate of the Cincinnati Bible College, directs the weekly women's Bible studies. His Place at 303 5th St. S.. the downtown coffee house sponsored by the New Hope Centre, will fold this weekenc unless a new location at a reasonable rent can be procured. Before its demise the sponsors plar to hold a Jesus Party at His Place on Sept 28 at 7 30 p.m. There's nothing like getting an early start, especially in horseback riding. At least that's how it appears when three- year-old Kevin Hart handles the reins. The young son of Mr. anc Mrs. William Hart of 308-1309 Lakemount Boulevard has just returned from riding on Hugh Horner's Barrhead ranch while he was the guest of former Lethbridge residents Verna and Harvey Siemon. who gave the young rider an assist. Young Kevin got his start before he was two. riding hir grandfather's horse Drifter on his farm at Jaffery. with Mrs. Hart close behind. There is nothing like a good supply of nee for occasions when unexpected guests drop in according to Mrs. Keith Hazell wife of the pastor of the New Hope Centre, who is used to making elastic meals geared to stretching as additional dinerr swell the meal hour. Determined never to turn anyone away. Mrs. Hazell of 1505 5th Ave. South, finds rice dishes both tasty, nutritious and economical as well as the perfect basic dish with which to add a flourish of curry. Chinese vegetables, cheese or hamburger. WOMEN'S BASIC COMBATIVE AND ADVANCED COMBATIVE Courses Oct. 2 thru Dec. 18th (18 years and over) for 3 months Register by Oct. 1 ORR KARATE KUNG-FU 258A-13thSt.N. Phone 328-1241 IMPORTANT UNRESERVED AUCTION OH SATURDAY, SEPT. 28 at a.m. sharp FOrt ASHBURY BOYS LTD.. FORMERLY A. 4 B. MOTORS. 6203 BOWNESS ROAD N. W.. CALGARY. ALBERTA UHfrE SERVED JOHN W1GEMYR Alia. Licence No. 010411 'riO wc-Tlh C" ir i ?mrt Vvr TP arid 'o TI r mc-dHs; malc-ly T Triton 10 n rsi-ijwTj. 10 fun-iime IrW 1 ICp 1 2 17 ''av'nsi Iprs p n ajt, Paniia-iJ (Dcrrr, carnpe'S JC> Mo 426 I PvHanfl '1 WtJ PaTHa-ifl I I jjjt. si-rj T I f 21 'tflvf _ Nn DI-IUTC HsTdlC'C c 10 7dO DNuiW Ha'tf'C'P C c. Mo 31CA Sundrfwrv Doluif Wa'dlOD C r IDG i-l-i iv 5" -4 T 10 a 00 -n On 1hp 5.001 linuntmo V or iv J SUBJECT TO ADDITIONS AMD DELETIONS" CONTINENTAL AUCTIONS LTD. P.O. Box 6419, Edmonton, Alberta TSB 4K? PHONE- S23-S577 (HEGIN 475-5894 (EDMONTON) ;