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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE HERA1D Thursday, August 24, 1972 Course examines More interest in women a By It Is women JAMIKSON Family Editor (rcnuciitly said that iliscrireinate against themselves, accorciing to I'anl Msdsen. Tliis fall. Ms. Madsen will in- classes 01: struct evening c------- men in society, at Hie Univer- sity of tcthUidgc. She received her BA at Brandon College in Manitoba and tier MA in socio- logy at the University of Tiie course, she said, cover "women in the family, and socialization of women, and Rood women in the work win-Id in terms of the human group." STUDIES UNDER WAY: "Women's status studies are going on in sociology depart- meats across Canada. SIcGill, Waterloo and UBC all have wo- men's study courses. "People are becoming much nore interested in women as a she explained. "It will probably be mostly women" attending her lectures, said Ms. Madsen. "I'm not say- ing I intend to discriminate against men. I just think I'll get more women in the course than men. "I'm starting off hy doing a study very briefly. 'Women haven't always been looked at the same way hi var- ans SCANDINAVIANS BEST: The culture most closely ap- proaching sexual equality "so according to Ms. Mad- .-V... is "Swcden-N'onvay-Ilen- mark, because they've made a great effort to give women an equal place in society allow women lo work with equal pay for equal work and equal opportunity to work. "They have day care facilities for cliildren, not cus- todial care. The children get as a chance of developing a nuclear family situa- tion (single family "The attitudes of tt-e men differ." said Ms. Madsen. "They're not averse lo the idea at a man should a part- job when he has small uldrcn. "Men will take equal part, in hlUl-rearir.R activities. There ire lots of parents with part- mc jobs, and both get to spent' lore lime with the children.' F.OAL HEADACHES: In Canada, she claimed, "per aps the first example tha omes to mind is the difference n the legal position of Englis! ml French women up urJil the STUDIO ARTISTIC PicTune FRAMING ARTISTS' SUPPLIES flRT GfiUERV 5 AVe S LETHftRIDGE-AlTA and hear positive things said about married woiiK'ii and mothers, and negative things said about earei'r women. "Tl-.cre is strong cultural em- phasis on developing an emo- tional and physical attraction to persons of the opposite sex. Hut there's very little said about how two personalities mesh how get along in a marriage. OPI'OHI'UNITIES UNEQUAL: "I think tlic status of women eport gave very evi- cnce" of Ihe need for "equal >portunity." Ms. Madsen said. Women don't gel equal pay or equal work. They don't get promotional benefits. "One o( the first things lo be nade available should be day are centres. "The median salary for work- ig mothers is approximately 'i, a year. That's when hey're Hie sole support of their amily. The more they cam, he more is taken out for day care. It keeps them at Ihe xwerty level. A large proportion of wo- men hi slie said, iiitl-lSSOs. QuelKC has followe lls. Miulsen said. into account outside employ- ment and for the home, "they work considerably more than an cigiil-hoiir day." NO HOOM AT Till') TOP: Few women lieing for executive or high level posi- tions in Canada, ;H' claimed. "You can't move women around the country. It's the lav, Dial women must live in the same legal domicile- ns the lius- band. and if she doesn't slit can be charged with desertion "The cultural ramification o Hint is a man K trci to inovi across the country I" am a woman can only Ilio 011 where .she is, hut is no free lo move as her husliund is Ms. Mudsen said her fours' WlK't is a Woman? I. ways in v.iik'h wumc are defined ill our culture an examine Ihe of thcs definitions in today's socict. Classes will he held unde the auspices of IV.e dcparimen of continuing education from to p.m. each Tuesday, Sop 12 io Oct. in ItMm D.63 at the U of L. fees, covcrin reading material, am f Eidulls and for senior citizc and studcnls. HOUSE AND GARDEN TOUR The elegant three- storey town house of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. K. Wilson is cno WHAT'S IN STORE? by Lois McLean Davis 'Waste net-want n wise saying in the good old onprosperous days, nas new significance in these more prosperous limes. Ecology has pioven Ihol even lamiliEi that con afford a generous amount for cant afford to poliule our country with needless waste. "Waste is very different from using the Soyal Bank of Canada Monthly Ulter explains, "Many thing! are of no volue unlesj Ihey are usod, II is all a question of how efficiently they are used." Xilchcn ecology, Kitchology for short, concern! Iho efficient use of all food. RIGHT OK LEFTOVERS Mo matter how carefully we eslimnle amounts that our families probably eat at a meal, oppetile size and the number around the table can vary. Thui The following are reminders about leftovers promptly, like ihe next day when preparing lunch. Look m the 'fridge first. -The hy-produds of a meol are more apperizing if they hove been stored tn the 'fridge in covered containers. up In small recipes, leflovers arc good this lecond time around. Don't try for three! salads without dressing stay crisp, let each add hfs own at the table. Keep rhe remaining ialad crisp for tomorrow's on hand those foods that combine well wMh Ihesa extras: Clark Corn fcreom Royal Cheese Cake Mix, Jelly Powdery Chun King SViller Dinners and Clark Vegerablo Soup. MAKE HASTE NOT WASTE Several appear when you look inlo 'he eye of the humble potato: Washed but unpeeled polaroei retain more vitamin C. Bated, itiey are tastier and ihere'i one dish to wash. Wrapped in foil, any remaining baked potatoes can be stored as Is cnolher dirty diih saved. Slice them for a quick-cook ing icollop dish or add them lo hearty corn chowder, CORN CHOWDER Vi tup salt pork, diced 1 i cup chopped onion 3 water 1 can Clark Corn cream style 'or use leftover cooked horn, bacon or of ihc bcaulMul liomes open to tho public next Wednes- day from I 5 p.m. to raise money for the Jobn Howard Society. Tea will be served from 1 4 p.m. in cF Ihe provincial ?aol on the Old Coaldalo Rd. Tick.U are cvai'cibl- at Leisters cod Ihe John Howard Society. 612-3AVC. 5. -Bill Groenen, photo_ BACK-TO-SCHOOL SPECIAL! BOYS' AND GIRLS' IWATf 1 n-95 VYAIvnCJ ,7 movement I U SANDY'S JEWELLERY 304 Oh Second Floor to Save You More 5th Street S. 327-1625 Senior Citizens' Centre Open Monday through Fri- day Id a.m. to p.m. Satur- dav 1-5 p.m. 1 visiting the centre this fall and to cssess the value of se- nior citizens centres in the com- munity as part of their train- ing. The for autumn leaves (our will leave on Kept. 29. 1 1nsp. sugar 2 cups diced potatoes I tsp. salt 'i tsp. pepper 1 cup hof milV leftover cooVrd horn, bacon JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, Aug. 24 Sponsored by leirfi..' Aid of S.. Peter ar.d St, Paul's Clinch STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL CORNER 12th STREET B AND 7lb AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Storls at and is Wan Every Thursday 2nd Jackpot in 53 Numli-ri Slh _ 7 No. Jatkpol _ Pol 'O Gold 25t PER CAno OR b FOR !51.0O ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Person) under 16 year) not allowed Mice is not theft-proof. As a mailer of fact, Alice is more burglar prune Hum any car I happen to her purchase, Alice has been violated three times bv the local sunglass-lifter. And in the course this past year her mfideh y has cost me tlic anguish of doling out close to 111 brichl green bills by way of replacements. During each of these transgressions, it seems that Alice did not bother to put up much of a fiyM, and actually allowed the sticky-fingered culprit to simply open her door and make away with my k pcmiancnt borrower made his debut early last winter, deftly f'rabbed a heautiful pair of frosty sunglasses, and then had the nerve to help himself to my fuzzy decorator clogijie as well Those glasses had served me well, and the loss of the dog was a particular sorrow as he definitely had a personality. Not wishing lo go througli life minus glasses, and continue to endure strange looks given by people lo drivers who squint into the windshield, I succumned and invested in a second pair. Tortoise-shell attracted me this time around, and soon Alice sported my new shields above her visor. Whether or not my personal thief had Alice and her new glasses under surveillance is still a myslery. But this pair loo soon disappeared. Still trusting in the basic goodness of human nature, I bought a third pair, presented them to I lie visor, hoping to keep them around until they would have to be forcibly retired. Being as persistent ahoul copping lenses as 1 am in buying lliern, the friendly fellow struck again. this point in our relationship. I have begun to feel a certain mellowness towards the snatcher, and hale to refuse lo supply his growing (I assume) collection of sunglasses. As a partial consolation, I have decided lo once again buy. store in Ihe car, and even add a little excitement lo the game my friend and I are play- Some nights, Alice will remain available and ac- cessible; and on others, will be completely .snug and locked up tight, right to her windows. Next week: Tucsilr.y: Kin-ins at a.m. CoiniliK Kvmts: Moraay Kept. 4: Labor Day, cer.ti'c usual. Thuralay 7: sale at p.m. Movies, (lance, lea ov coffee. All are welcome and the csnln: appreciate