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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UNPAID Tuoidoy, joh is to n, some- times null proof, 1'crsL'iis v. a n t lo marry I an do mil liow or to v.Imni HOL1-: STILL IMPORTANT In a Iriulilional country such n- Ktiypt, where in al- most .ill rurnl there art1 no opiioi'iiimiic? for young men nnd jiirls lo met11 so- cially, the khalbn siill plays an important role. Mothers of youn.c girls ami men sonk her out hocause as a woman site can mingle with the families of hnlli ?cxcs wilhout drawing any objccMion from suspicious fathers. In some1 areas in upper Epypt, kill tlieir if Lhoy Biispecl n pirl lias met nr even permitted herself lr) be seen by a man. Tn these areas, n man has two alternatives if lie to tmrry. eilhpr he di'piMitU en- lively cm the description prov- ided by 1110 khatba, or ha si-mis a relative In 500 fcr him. Hilt tie (.-annul LID', i'il !o's niUil me> aiu alone after I lie The mothers of the would-be brides, anxious lo see their daughters pay [ho khalba The- uould bu pays hul Mm matchmaker makes up the difference in tips she for hoi1 visits as encouragement lo try harder. DAYS AUK M'.MHKIIKI) A khalba usually cquivalenl of in a month, depend mi: on hov. ndi licr customers arc Siu'h in- come is considered in lijiypt. wlicrc the per capita income is below But her days are numbc-red. thanks lo women's lib and Ihe cost of living. "The is not as profitable ar- in HIP past." complained Utn Mohammed. tt kliatba in Shu- bra, a Cairo suburb. "The spread of education in such a bitf oily as Cairo spoiled the business, girls and young men now choose hy themselves 'Tor-milting girls to work side by side men has in- duced our chances. makes t h i n g R even more worse is thai men now prefer working pirls in order to mnintaiti a standnrd nt" living similar or near the one 'hey see in movies and television.'1 Hut the business fUill is prosperous in villages and small towns, "where we still have an unconlested munnp- uly in Ihc marriage market." KRKKZING ECfJS Kfins stored at zero degrees i should relain their quality for nlnn to 12 months. SORORITY TEA Serving tea to some 75 senior are Liz 5chroeder; lefl, nnd Ruth Elzinga, cliair- man of the organizing com mi Nee of I he fourth annual senior citizens lea arranged by Tau Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi. The lea, which as held at the Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospilal, ii the chapter's main project oi iKe year. Norlh- ern Bus Linei donated n bus lo pick up guests from die various nursing homes and lodges, and Fracnes Flower Shop dcmaled ibe ccnlrepiecc, which was raffled at the rnd of Ihe lea. Finlay Photo inge in status of ivomen common sense class commences Yoga SASKATOON 'CP> en are entering an era I may never come again, saiil I cause of tlie biological facl of nf op- portunities and challenges and should jjrab them because lliey Efectrit portables various makes Round Dobbin Reverse Sew Electric portable Various makei While they last. Floor Models! Demonstrators 1 Trade-ins' Fully Re-condilioned and Guaranteed. EVERYTHING MUST GO! Hurry in for the best selection Singsr Zicj-Zag H-f-A vim .von L to A I'.- Stylisf' Exr.Ujf.tvc Front Dr'ip-ln Bobbin Etc.lur.ive '.Vny Needle BlIlIMn Pallern fnr nrj.rnr] mijltiplf; Minrlstitch sovvt Pu5h-3ullon Rft VannWt! Spcrj'l Licjht.vciyht A'jiriinurii ConsTruction AND Slunly Carrying Imoclrjl EASY BUDGET TERMS AVAILABLE Portable and Console Electrics Various makes Electric portabfcs and Consoles Various mnkea Zin Zcig Machines Various m Some like Zig Zag machines Portables Some like new Charlotte Vnndinc of Montreal. beini; a Tiie national president of the She said women today want to s e r v c by Canadian Federation, of Busi- to serve by active par- ness and Proltissionnl.vromcn's ticipation, hy sharing C'lnb was speaking at a km- i sibililie.s equally and biiing al- of her group's Saskalch- j lowed equal opportunity, j branch which was hold- "Thcy don't want to 'stand im; its 1-3Hi biennial confer- L nnd wail c-nce. Miss Vaiuline said the report JJLL. Miss Vandinc said tlie great makes it clear that a change in lo Q.30 impetus foi1 change lias come Ihe status of women can he j Timrurlnvc Yona classes sponsored the VWCA will Ijegin tonight at the Bowman Art Centre. Thcy v.ill bc DC Hearing and will Inciude beginner classes and one in ad- vanced yoga. All will once a week for eight weeks at tin; centre. Beginner classes will meet from a to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and from to a.m. Tbnrs- :rl class from tlie Royal Commission i the Stains of which has I in a rl e the public aware that Canadian women are not satis- fied with the traditions and at- i tilude.s (hat have prevailed l against them. i "Today tlie Idea Is being ac- cepted that no Canadian should be denied self-fulfilment he- ana out of- town Please don't forpel tbc VWCA lo You shop which operates every day. M o n (J a y i through Saturday, from 1-fi p.m. Thore i.s a for clothing i nnd small household iiems, and ;ih donaliojis he welcom- ed, Volunteer help would also he appreciaterl, anil those inlor- i eslcd are asked to phone the 'VWCA or the New to You shop at The 27tli rmnurrl mccling of brouglit about, not by overturn- ing society, bul by Ihe applica- tion of sense and justice lo laws and by plain common sense. She said her club has nom- inated women fur the Federal i Talent Hank, a register of women who might be suit able for public office. But the national president added: "Perhaps we do not do enough lo encourage women to j run for elected office." Premier Allan Blakency, In a short address, said the govern- ment has created a human rights commission to look info discrimination and a woman would be appointed lo the com- mission. The premier suicl formal agreement hrul been made prior lo Ihe banquet meeting j that the provincial branch of _ the club would snhrnil a list of names to Ihc government of w omen suitable for office. lie have posi- tions because much of govern- ment policy is formulated by public servants. Mr. Dlakcney also said more women should enter politics. H Ihere lo ;1H women i Fees will be 58 tor beginner classes, S10 for the advanced class and 55 for students. Reg- istration will bc licit! just prior (o Ihe of (he first ses sion of each class and they limitGcl in number. said it is important lo women in public service 60US 75 admiring I't-r GT _T- -TGiwiily U Seminar on open to the The llmi-ci'sily of fnrlher Information or ivill hosl Ihc Gil) .-mmial interested persons ference of the Allicrta contact Mr. Tony Tohin, on Aging. I m ni n nily Services The conference will lie of Lethbridge, 328-2M1. Mnv 11 through 12 and it is timated Hint 200 pcisons various locution's througlioul Alberta will lie in The theme of the will he (he FUN-clamcntals ol Tile Albeil.i Council on was established in with tlie aim of investigating a n d solving the cabinet w licit many of the aged The council lias Iried to LAKE. B.C. ICP) finc the needs of Ihe aging, Former Federal Cabinet o >i-ing these difficulties to Judy LaMarsn (old a attention of Ihe on Ihe Canadian g o v e r mneiila) oi- she would never have agency for radicalized if she hadn't A liaison cointmllee from in the cabinet. Alberta Council on Aging found out when I got met on a regular basis with she said in Ihe keynote committee from the "that allhovigh I had Council of the Provincial o u g 1) 1 Iherc on the idenlica cnnnenl in ifcenl years, as the oilier members I presented matters of was not accepted because about aging, to the a woman. hccnme willy-nilly my re- Highlights of the (o look after wom- conference vill be More than once 1 was ask- dealing uilh 'what do the women educalion. day centres, I would have asked Ihe vices in the home, drop-in minister 'whnl do the tres, community planning he would have senior citizens (including I was out of my mind. senior cilizen volunteers, ro e of the church, information services, recreation said the stains of women report undeniably showed thai men nnd women have delib- and trips. A special banquet turned thumbs down on v leld at li p.m. on Thursday, 1 May 11. at the U ol L, at have been ashamed of featured guests will he Mr. e B r u c e Itossum, deputy We believe that wo are second or third-class cit o ter of health and social We believe we arc noth- velopmcnt, and Professor but the hand-servant of t vid Sclionficlcl from the In the world. t versity of Calfiary, will LaMarsn urged women dress Ihc the conference to keep talk- The planning for Iliis about Ihe status of women d eucc is heing undertaken by and to work (or its rec- i- commilfce comprised of Mrs. 11 Elhel Taylor, chairman, Red 1. Deer; Mrs. Thelma Earlier, Miss LaMarsh lold a news conference that "people Edmonton: also D. M. I.e r Baron, J. lioon. Dr. G. R. have to learn that they are expected lo be self-reliant d Palmer: Mrs. Mildred Ihey happen to be men 1- Miss Anne Fairies, Mrs. women." r nlhy Anderson, K. Jensen Tony Tohin, Bob Uartlett im ir 11 W. L. Kei-gan of IJ There will be by local agencies anil zations and the C-olden GAMES Senior Cilizens' Centre JACKPOTS iiold an open house on May ELKS The conference is ROOM for those associated with fUpslciri) area of aging, and Is open to the THURS.-8 p.m. CERAMIC SHOW and Sponiorod by Ihe Dr. F. H. Mewburn Chapter, THURSDAY, APRIL 1 P.M. TO 9 Enerson Motors Downtown Four Door Prizes to he The 27th annual nieelmg of lhc lecture they could .Jislnct 10, Order of the Royal ]nore nlthoiifli Purple, was held Leth- somc of his )ndgc al the Llks Hall on naL ]jko to ,hnt inanv wom. 1 April I'l. Barons Mo acted as the hostess with Honored R o y n 1 Lady Evelyn Munkholm Inhiny Hie duiir foi' opening and clos- I ceremrmies. The nicetiiij; Wiis conducled by District IK-mily Lady, Aflene I'j Set- cii Tlicrc 112 v. omen registered, ;md seven yucfils prr-senL incJudiiu! Su- premc officers. District I a Heirut MAGAZINE BAN BKtltUT, Lebanon fAP) IJljya's latent measure in an Is- j lunik1 purity campaign was lo inform foi eiim no Arab inupazmc with a woman's picture on Die cover will be info tbc country, i matJazinc reported. frnrn Medieinu Hal ami I arc exempt _ otlior Past Di.skicl Deputies, i from h.'jn i It'hal'i nctrji'i' tomorrow ri at S I N C E R COLLEGE SHOPPING MALL Ave. and Mayor Mogralh Drivo Open Paily 9 o.m. to 6 prn.( and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Telephone I RE WEDNESDAY f. GAME ASSOC. S3 i B AT 8 P.M. IN THE EAGLES HALL 13th SI. N. illO JACKPOT 55 NUMBERS FP.EE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (-llh, 8lh and IN 7 NUMBERS NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 8 p.m. BLACKOUT IN 5', NUMBERS OR LESS (Increasing one number per wccV unlil won) III GAME 550 JACKPOT StS GAME (X) lOlh GAME JACKPOT IN 49 NUMBERS FREE BUS SERVICE HOME AFTER BINGO MEMORIAl HAIL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NORMANDY IOUNGE Children under 16 not aUowed Sponiored by Ladiat Auxiliary lo Canadian Legion 25 years of service to Lethbridge and District with High Quality Shoes for the whole family. To Mark this special Anniversary we are offering 10% DISCOUNT on all Shoes and Handbags in our Store until Sat., April 29, 1972 Come in and Enter your Name for a chance on a Family Gift Certificate GREEN'S SHOES ON SIXTH STREET SOUTH OPEN All DAY WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY Till 9 P.M. ;