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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Computers plotting against ivomen OTTAWA (CP) Women looking tor a mure active role in society may (ace a polenl enemy Ihe cornpiiter, says Communications Minister Rob- ert St anbury. Mr. Slanbury said recently thai "Icclmology may be plot- ting new ways of Isolating Girl Guide sessions Girl Guide leaders and local association members will at- tend a basic training program tbis weekend in the Bcllevue Community Hall. Brownie and guide cere- monies will commence on Fri- day at p.m., with a pack and a company demonstrating activities. Sessions will also lie held from 9 a.m. to p.m. on Saturday, and a noon lunch will be served by the Bellevue Local Association. The regular monthly training session on April 18th will in- clude a report by the rangers on Uie first session of the Al- berta Girls' Parliament, which was held in Edmonton during the Easter holidays. This meeting will be held at p.m. in the Scout Guide Hall in Lethhridge, and all lead- ers, rangers, cadets and senior guides arc urged to attend. women to an unprecedented de- gree." He was speaking at the be- ginning of a tliree-day sympo- sium on communications and the home sponsored by tlie Roy- yal Society of Canada. Mr. Slanuury said that "rosy pictures have been painted of the housewife being able to shop and choose menus with the help of a computer termi- nal in the home. Purchases could automatically charged to bank accounts. He suggested this could lead .0 greater isolation for women. Mr. Stanbury also said that here seems to be a need for more community communica- :ion.s systems in the North. He said the communications department now is evaluating a community radio telephone sys- tem in Rankin Inlet, N.W.T The system allows residents to broadcast to the entire commu nity by dialing zero on the tele- phone. The communications depart mcnt would be installing o number of these systems thi: summer in remote communitie: in the Keewatln District of thi Northwest Territories and it northwestern Ontario. Thi: would be a part of a pilot pro- ject on community communi cations. CUBAN SCHOOL Students walk through courtyard at the Isle of Pines secondary school, one of Cuba's "schools in the country." The rural boarding schools are being built io bring into contact with Cuba's agricultural base and a farm-work program is built into the clrriculum. (CP Plioto) Sophie rides snowmobile to check her trap lines NOT TOO COLD Milk should not be kept in ex- cessive cold as milk which is frozen and then thawed may have its flavor affected. RUMMAGE SALE BERHLEN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HAIL 1020-lOth Ave. North Saturday, April 15th o.m. CANDLE LAKE Sask. (CP) Each morning during Hie winter, Sophie Hayes takes off on her snowmobile for a trip over a 35-mile area to check her more than 150 traps. Mrs. Hayes, one of four women trappers in tills area 50 miles northeast of Prince Al- tert, has been working trap lines for more than 35 years, starting a regular routine on her honeymoon. Trapping fur-bearing animals was tough In ihose days, sho said in an interview. Traps had to be checked every two or I three days and she was on the trail from morning until night, carrying a packsack and mak- ing her way on snowshoes. "That was something I learned on my to walk