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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 IMS inHBRIDO( HERAID Monday, Augu.t H, 1977 r ni 7 omen's rights disregarded as practical political issue i a. Wimwn's Kililor Whether womcn'i rights arc a practical political issue re- mains to bo seen. Truly radical feminists won't Those ivlm have gone the i1 traeiHional route agree it is (he i only route to political power. j They say women are not clcct- i cc] on oilier women's votes and i don't stand a chance of I elected on women's rights plnl- jy not politically active to any groat extent. Some It'ss extreme women's rights activists i-ay it's up to women lo make issue1 prac- tical malt1 behalf of Most acid, however, that tfie slir over women's rights is af- f eel inx the political scene by clumping public opinion about _ the traeiitional, women, their abilities and their. dominated political par- j chances as candidates lies won't do it. A handful of; them arc planning to run as in-j A tew more to run under the party banners as women's rifihts candidates. A Cress Canada survey by Tlio Canadian Press indicates already elected lo public office ronsidcr them all di entertain patients They aisci maintain Lherc av e been too few women will- ig to work to get elect eel and stay thai way. Tliore arc a total of 13 wo- men in seven provincial legisla- tures, ono in the House of Com- mons and .seven in the Senate, Six of (ho legislature members are in provincial cabinets. I Trucmnn of Winnipeg comments on a paradox: "Once a constituency elects a woman, it liikes n certain amount of pride in that, and feels it is Mrs. Trueman is a Progres- sive Conservative member ef the Manitoba House. MAI) MANY RICASONS The women interviewed said they sought nomination for n variety of reasons or were ask- ed to run because they were in the public eye politically. Oncn nominated, they worked with any candidate Muriel Jolliffr incml'vors of HIP Jolliffc Ibnir backers demy of Tlnnciiig present would. Iwn dance recitals for .Several of the'in said they did and cer- trie patients this week, under the auspices of the Canadian Mental Health Association- The fir.sL performance wilt he not run as tainly did not count on fiarncr- ing the "women's Jean Canfield of Crapaud, held at p m. on Wedncs-j P.E.I., a Liberal, i.s the Island's day at the; Lctiibridgc Muniei- first- female legislature mem- ber, She says: "I made it clear in my maitlen speech thai I didn't intend to represent says women who won'I vote for a woman have been brain washed into believing the whole sex is inferior. Grace Maclnnis, NDP her nf Parliament for Vancou- ver-Kings way, is the only wo- man in tho house- of Commons. She says it is not practical to enter politics specifically to fur- ther women's rights. "I tlon't think you can figlil for women's rights apart from human rights. "I'm not happy ;iboui this movement to have women rim as women without party affili- ation. I've tolel them I don'1 think that's going to work be- cause an independent is a lost soul around She was referring to groups such as the Women for Polili eal Action in Toronto. H was formed to encourage nne] sup port women willing to run 01 women's rights platforms. At least one member has said she will nm as an independent. At a recent public meetiu; sponsored by the group, Mar Scrivener expressed UK same sentiments as Mrs. Mac Inni.s. She i.s Conservative Ml1] for Toronto St. David. "To me it is naive to think o the political process in terms o men and women, rather thai of people." The; feminist movement in Canada has taken little politi eal adion. One reason, accord ing to members, is tliat. the} have no fa it ft in eslablisliC' parlies, Jacejui Good of Women's Lib (ration in Frederic ton, says "People are alienated from political process. Organized po! itical parties here haven much to offer women." pal Hospital nurses' residence. The Raymond performance commence at p.m, Thursday in the recreation room at the Alberta Hospital. womanhood, but rather all the All patients, staff members! people.'1 and ihcir guests are invited to] Mabel Fleming, a vicc-presi- altenrl. J dent of the Saskatchewan THE BETTER HALF By Barnes And these ore Harriet's three brothers, with an IQ, of 130 That's their total." Free education MACOMB, 111. TAP; About COO have benefited from ihe courses offered by a free university, an experiment in educatirjn started in Macomb the of the year. The free university offers continuing edu- cation lo persons of any age and background who may not be able to enrol in an organized school. Courses range from gar- dening, piano and upholstering to women's studies, auto repair and winemaking. LAST CLASS HALIFAX (CP) Mount St. Vincent Academy has gradu- ated its final class and closed its floors after 99 years of serv- ice. The private school for girls, founder.! in I8fi4 and operated by the S i s t e s r s of Charily, a Roman Catholic religious order, closed of a lack of funds. A carle my facilities will used to help provide housing for about ISO students attending Mount St. Vincent University. Monday, Aug. 14 JACKPOT S140 53 NOS. "20 AlARM BINGO" H Gold Cfifd Pay Double Door Priie-Free (Many other extras) Regular 25e cr 5 for il 13lh Si onrf 6lh Avo. 'A' N. No cMldien under 16 allowed Ann Landers funky fashions out DEAR ANN LANDEfiS: Some cats who read tills will think It's a phony Idler bul any kic) who is strung out on drugs will know it's oil the level. And that's tho kid I want to reach. I started with pot n litllc harmless smoking. Pothcnibi laugh when they hear Hie squares say (jrass leads lo stronger stuff. 1 liuighed but I must admit Hint's the way It with me. The second step was "only nn experiment." I wanled to sec how much acid I could (hup T blew my mind or it blew me. It was cool, man, like shaping up for a moon shot. 1 got everything together and then called a buddy to sit with me in case 1 hit a bummer. This is Iho unwritten law for acid-heads. You gotta come when a buddy calls. Tho siller smokes pot hut lie doesn't join you in needle art. What happened in (he next 24 hours I'll never know lor sure but 1 woke up in a hospital, I got too much LSD on Iho second squirt. I ran oul of the place onto the roof, trying to fly. Finally I crashed through a skylight. It look me three days to get il all together. Even then 1 wasn't sure who I was or what had happened. 1 made up my mind Ihal God had given me a second chance In live. It like coming back from Ihe dead. I swore never to touch imothcr needle, a cigarette, a pill, or a pipe, and tn It'll my slory wherever I could gel an audience of one. Thanks, Ann. Reborn In Omaha. DEAR OMAHA: Your audience loday is slighlly larger. Would you believe 51 million Thanks for telling your slory. DEAR ANN LANUEKS: I'm so hurl 1 don't know what lo do. Please help me Iliink my way Ihrough this, My hus- band and 1 have been married for more than 20 years. We have a family and I always thought our marriage was a good one certainly better lhan most. Last night we were at a reception, the sorl of affair where people move from one group lo another making small I was shaking to some friends and my husband was behind me, visiting with another group. I beard someone say lo him, "Hello, Jack. How's your My husband an- swered, "Better than nothing." Everyone laughed. The peo- ple I was visiting with heard it, loo. 1 nearly died of em- barrassment. Why would a man make such a cheap joke about Ids wife? I haven't mentioned it to .lack and T don't know if I should. Please say something lo gel me oul of this de- pression. Hluer Tnan Blue DEAR BLUE: Tell your husband you heard Iho remark and didn't think it was funny. Then forget it. What Jack says about Jill says more about Jack lhan il says about Jill. riv HF.LCV 1IKNNKSSY VVmiiPii's KflHnr YORK (NKA) That stern critic of the male cock revolution will bave noth- ing lo poke fun at after .'ill ihe bright, hints leave town this fall'. JL's nut that Iho male fashion revolution died. IL simply ex- perimented wilh exaggerated fincrv rind came to Ihe con- Getting into the swim Drinking minister goes back to horse IPSWICH. England f Router) '..said he did not think his driv- "R's hack lo the ability had impaired sai'J the archdeacon banned by the drink, from driving f'-r a year for i Rut a blood disagreed drinking. and the archdeacon was fined The Venerjl.Sc Charles Hoop- thfl equivalent of pins er, fil, Anglican arclwi'juctjn of S20 for bis driving. [psvricli, v.'i.s stopped by a policeman when lie turned lUc wrong way a aftor night nl the iot-al pub. -phc clrcss-up srnwk, v.ith Uc ex pressed lii> regrets puff sleeves anr! rlom: in lifjiit CMirt ?mr] i fabrics like crepe, cotton he hadi aboni three j voilr: or nylon jersey, Iwks of but barl not grefiL a or over ealon an rnerjl. (le pants. BINGO RAINBOW HALL 1401 sih AVC. N. TUESDAY, AUGUST 15lh at 8 p.m. fin! S65 in 56 2nd Jackpot S65 in 58 Noi. Freo CareJi'-Cafdt and Games, 25e por Card, 5 Cards SI.00 2 Frea Gnmci Door Pme Mo children Under 16 Sponsored by A.U.U.C. Av.ocioUon TUESDAY, AUG. 15th 8 p.m. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS IETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM Olpsrain} EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. CALUAKY (CP) Henry White is learning how to swim at the; atfe rtf 7ft, but he's having trouble "getting my iirms, legs and to work ficther." Swimming is something Mr. White, ivho in two hasn't flonc since tii.s schoolboy rI n ys i n fir igh ton, England. "1 scTircf] myself in tlie ocean then and never got back lo it. Later, f lived on a river north of KdjTHJTiloii but f flint] it too trcachcro-js for swimming." Kurnrner vif-jis to ;i brrjugijt a dtjfiire lo mnstior the '.vatcr. "I iKnight n liO preserver jifter getting sick of just playing arowirl in the wutcr it only lasl I decided lo slop fooling nnmntl and learn." Hrr joined Ihe Calgary YMCA j to take lessons but, mi.iSEitl mo.-J sessinns lie afraid i i'ill filing a chill during his j v.alk from the Y.MCA. i kSinre MI turner's I if: I ha.s sfiurtlerrjrJ six Ijlocks to Hit 1 ,100! for I "fv.'cry btit SaMjrdHv l.hcrr- au.1 in-'iry kirls arrmnd then h'rcn teaching mv- sflf. A It-Ms T do and mostly havr; doing r-vc-rylhing wrong. 1 "I I'm supposed to do, srj it's just a of get- ting my forces logolhei. Mr. wlio once worked on a f t f: i 1 n g, aid "my survin-L'r.v thought I was twMild su'i nun while otlif-rs said it rnarvfHuii.s. "I don't (lunl-: tfifrti: is any- thing marvellous alxml. learning i lo it's natural." elusion that it Is not fashion- aide: to bo funky. The Men's Fashion Associa- tion believes tluil the best of the sartorial binge remains v.ilh us. But (he co-ordinated look has replaced fringe and heads, ami the layered look has taken the place of wild tie dyes. The young set is .showing in- terest in knil pants, sport cnaLs, dressier jcan.s and specific types of snits. Ken O'Kccfc. MFA fashion director, s a i (J. "Antifashion itself had! become a fashion, It carried an antiestablishment message. "Perhaps t ex] ay's message is 'I'm ready to go home again.' Or maybe the kids are tired of the grubby look of (he last few .seasons." Here's the news In mens- wear: Knit slacks with suitings and sport coats, plaid jackets, the layered look, rlemm, velvet and corduroy pants and the rich look of leather all are "in." The layered look is a way Er> be both dressy and casual, [-'or young men iL's done in knits a knit over a knit over a woven fabric. The outer layer is cither n sweater, lank top or pullover. The inner layer is likely to be a solid with lurtlcncck or regu- lar col tared shirt. Prospects for a young mun's sniLs have never been better corrhiroy and even that old favorite, gray flannel. Mix and match leisure wear with color ami pattern. Leather has comer out of its Christinas box grandeur and a across-tiic-boardi a p- peal. Suedes, pigskins and kid- skins are important in all lengths from the bomber jacket to the trench coal. .Some have fur collars, others are unlrinv med. There's much to see in the new tashions. There i.s a touch of nostalgia in the fjray flannel suits and pleated pants. Fab- rics are neater and softer. A definite lack of gimmickry is on the scene. And there's a turnabout, loo more dressed-up leisure clothes but more casual busi- ness clothes. "Fashion i.s in a mellow mood this 0 'Kccfc said, There arc more ideas around lhan ever before and (hey have been worked into wearable The new season's garb is a winner. .So come back, you peacocks feathers may be ruffled. Try it. You'll like il. 'V calendar o Back to school with Stretch Sew. local The Sludcnt.s' Meditalion Society will sponsor ,-tn introductory Irc-lurc on ascendent a I modiUilnm ;is taught by Maharishi .Mrthesh Yoyi ril ft p.m. Tuesday, finoni ArJfims Ccnlrr ,imJ J! p.m. Wednesday, Itoom 10, Ketlibrirlge Cninrniinily College. admission charge. SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL Loll of mending to do? A weifding toon? A yon to ho ercalivo? Rent and wilh n tgorqooui KENMORE ZIG ZAG from Telcphonn Or In Al Simpsons-Sears, Centre Viliarjo Mall For QUICK................ THRIFT................ BUIK............... COIN-OPERATED........ DRY CLEANING PER LB. BY THE POUND ........1 Minimum per order LEE DUCK DRY CLEANERS 330 13lh ST. N. PHONE 327-2770 DOROTHY GLOCK and DAUGHTER MUSIC STUDIES Corner of 6th St. and 7th Avo. S. DOROTHY GLOCK, A.T.C.M., R.M.T. Teacher of Piano, Singing and SYLVIA (ncn Glocfc) IANT7, A.R.C.T.. R.M T. of VCIIT. Tenchrr of Pitmo, Theory, Mormon i. Mi'.lory For informnlion phono 327-3938 SAVE NOW WE HAVE SELECTED SHELVES (it 20, 30 and 40% off fn effect until Aug. 19th Plione 328-7843 Now and enrol for our Sept. CEasses See us now at 475 Holiday Village Phone 328-7843 ;