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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHMIDGE HERALD August 1973 CWL delegates list priorities EDMONTON A national and local levels. posal to change the title nation- al director to chaplain was de- feated by delegates at the Ca- tholic Women's League of Can- ada convention at a closed session. Mrs. E. A. Trudell. national laws said the bylaw change was proposed because it acknowledged increased responsibility women are tak- ing within the It was defeated by a 6-to-4 vote of the presidents of the provincial CWL councils. The national director of the organization is a bishop. In other delegates voted to disband the national social action convenership and deal with social action issues in standing committees on the Delegates also called for resolution. said the changes to allow children bom outside Canada to a Canadian mother and alien father to be recognized as natural-born Ca- nadians. Currently a child born outside Canada is a citizen only if his father is a Canadian. Delegates also voted to re- quest the federal government to establish a guaranteed annu- al income in keeping with the current cost of living for the heads of all one-parent families with dependent children. The report of the Royal Com- mission on the Status of Wo- men showed that more than one-third of all women who are heads of families are faced with Food prices review board has personnel problems OTTAWA Bsryl Plumptre would like to be left alone so she can get on with her job as chairman of the food prices review board. This was Mrs. Plumptre's re- action when she was asked to comment on a statement by Consumer Affairs Minister Herb Gray to the effect she was when she blamed a lack of government co-operation for the board's seemingly low start. point is I want to get on with' my I don't want to spend hours and hours on this. I want as little discussion as pos- it's She said in an interview she has good relations with Mr. he kept his word and not with the board's operations since it was appointed May 28. the chairman she was little by the minister's statement that she was mis- taken about the lack of support F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HALL 6th Ave. A and 13th St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 or 25 Each Three 7 Number Garnet JACKPOT ana Free Cards DOOR PRIZE Geld cards pay double money Children under 16 not oilawed from government departments and agencies. no mistake what- The problem arose because Mrs. Plumptre wanted top- notch personnel and these were either unavailable or unwilling to be shifted to the food prices review board from other jobs. She explained this at a news conference recently but she re- fused to name anyone. This was because these people obviously felt their present jobs were just as important as working for the board. The only department that did co-operate she said was trade and com- merce. member of the staff I with two came from one department trade and A J _ calend tocat n ar o f app The Minus One Club will hold a dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday in the Polish with the Westerners supplying the music. Members and guests welcome. Women of the Henderson I Lake Golf dub League are asked to note that a banquet will be held on Sept. 4 in the club dining room. This will be preceded by a happy hour from G to 7 p.m. Girls j who spared on league nights welcome. Those planning to at- tend are asked to contact 328- 4986 or 329-2254 by Aug. 30. The CWL recommended that the government amend the criminal code to impose a fine of or three-month jail terms on persons convicted of failing to report stcpscted child beatings. A resolution proposed by the Quebec CWL council asked Jus- tice Minister Otto Lang to use the customs statutes to prose- cute persons importing or distributing material of an immoral or indecent na- A survey of CWL members distributed at the meeting showed th-sir priorities reli- gion. 35 per cent 34 per 17 per cent social 10 per four per cent. An unexpected item at the meeting was a circular which university students outside the CWL asked to present on the boycott of California grapes in support of the United Farm Workers Union. The students were not allow- ed to but Most Rev. James P. Mahoney. national CWL said the circu- lars contained information about issues like low incomes and an under-age work The circulars were made available to CWL delegates and Bishop Mahoney told the wo- men to their own deci- Tha convention voted to retain its current slate of officers for the 1973-74 term. Re-elected Mrs. A. A. Vancouv- Mrs. J. J. Mat- first j and Mrs. W. D. sec-1 retary-treasurer. A friendly little chat Four-year-old lower daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Stan 1928 20A Ave. asks sister for a little sisterly advice on this intriguing wrought-iron spiral staircase which cor.'necls the three floors of their home. The Prey- man along with four will be open for viewing 1 to p.m. Wednes- day for the John Howard Society's third annual house and garden tour and tea. Tickets are available at the society's office and Le ister's. Jutiy LaMarsh attacks no justice BEGIN YOUR BETTER TO-MORROW Earn Qualify Easily THROUGH SECRETARIAL TRAINING ENROL NOW DAY SCHOOL FALL TERM STARTS SEPTEMBER 4 AND ANY MONDAY THEREAFTER A.C.C.C. DIPLOMA COURSES There's on amazingly wonderful future just waiting for you. Welcome it the you Are you going to be satisfied with just a Or do you want a really SATISFYING REWARDING Do you want to use all your natural abilities to earn what you Now is the time to make this With the tightening job complete training is a APPROVED FOR STUDENT LOANS I HENDERSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS i 202 P. W. WOOLWORTH ALTA. Phone 327-3968 Res. 327-5828 Name Address Telephone Plecie send without your free literature on your Day School Courses. By JOHN LeBLANC TORONTO Career women espousing women's lib- eration complained here that the movement does not get a square deal from newspapers and broadcasters. At a forum on communi- three of them were in general agreement that femin- ists do not get the news cover- age they though one said this is partly because wo- men's liberationists do not co- operate with the media. Judy host of an open-line radio show in Van- couver and former federal Lib- eral cabinet the media show honesty and justice the theme of the forum in the treatment of They do levers of power are mostly controlled by men and they don't even think of explor- ing the potentialities of half the and the media re- flect Miss LaMarsh added. There had been practically no TV-radio programs dealing with women as people rather than as and radio an TV program dealing with wo- men were kind of ghetto In the women's news was found on women's U.S. visitors smuggle beef WASHINGTON der inspectors are confiscating a growing amount of meat Americans are bringing home from Mexico and Canada in ex- cess of federal says the agriculture department. To clarify the the department issued a reminder Wednesday that travellers can bring home a maximum of 50 pounds of meat from Mexico a person. the depart- ment only beef is allowed in from Mexico. The 50-pound limitation also applies to purchases in but pork and poultry can be brought home from the department said. The Cana- dians have also imposed a i restricting ex- ports to 10 pounds of beef and 10 pounds of pork. Pork and poultry products from Mexico are barred from entering the United States for personal use because of a possi- bility of introducing hog cholera and other disease. An official of the agency said inspectors have reported an in- crease in the violations of the 50-pcund limit at border cus- toms stations. He said there are no estimates on the amount of meat involved or how many people have been found to ex- ceed the limit. are giving them a choice of having the extra meat confiscated or else returning it Ihp nfFiriak said. JUDY LaMARSH pages. Women's magazines were a of the media have not re- flectsd the responsibility that lies on she said. They had not adjusted to the change in women's status. Lise author and col- umnist on the Vancouver said the dominated by find it safe to look at other social developments but threatening to the male to examine women's liberation. She said the media entertain rather than inform and are con- tinually looking for good so women's liberation has to compels with such head- line-makers as the Vietnam war and the atomic bomb. not only have to fight against conservatism but also against these other big noises. It's practically necessary to blow up a building if you want to get any coverage at DEFENDS MEDIA columnist Helen Worthington of the Toronto Star cannot damn the media just kaboom like While there in the press and board- some difficulty was created because feminists did not trust reporters. feminists co-operated with i the she might find to their surprise that they could communicate with the she agreed that women's libbers have a le- gitimate beef when they chas- l tise the press for persistent 1 women's such as using pictures of girls in bikinis to illustrate weather stories. When the panel was asked how a women's lib publication could best be Miss Hpbbs proposed it be dis- tributed through supermarkets. Zenith's smallest eyeglass hearing aid Discriminating people choose their purchases for quality performance and contemporary styling. The new Carlyle is Zenith's smallest eyeglass hearing aid that accents both of these values. Its Circuit assures top performance because ZENITH DEALER LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. 715 Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 39.8-4080 family life by MAUREEN JAM I If SON TPHE JOYS of the school year are back with and following the regular 8 a.m. mass exodus at our peace once again reigns supreme after I turn off sundry a couple of the fix the run- ning toilet and remove the burnt offerings from the toast- er. For a few disheartening mo- 1 stand and survey the debris while I finish off odd bits of unincinerated toast. Then I turn my back on it quietly amble over to the nearest chesterfield and flop. in my old nitie and sneakers I float off into only to be rudely brought back by the meter man bounding through the Pretending I'm merely a figment of his I bolt for the lock the and sink back into my reverie. What I'm trying to say is that 1 am a person who can do nothing. What's I .enjoy nothing. Very few people can make this state- because most of them are too cowardly to face down the contemptuous stares this declaration arouses. Bat however much I hate to admit all those snide sneers and leers are begin- ning to get under my so after a bitter struggle with my I have finally decided to give and swim with the tide of public ap- proval. I have seen the light. I shall mend my ways. From now on. I shall lie. I have always believed if you're gonna go go big. So not for me the mundane little fairytale that I have to see a man about a mouse- ti-ap. My lying will be done in a grand and generous scale. It will have style and flourish. even. For when my fam- ily is gathered around the kitchen dutifully scrib- bling illiterate postcards to the and a squeaky little voice asks why I have written no letters in the past I shall slowly raise my head from my skewer the speaker with a piercing and explain I'm much too busy writing the Encycloepdia Britannica. When friends try to drag me from my indolence to new a local art I shaU smile pityingly and tell them I am much too busy painting the Mona Lisa. And when I'm surrounded by avid homemakers sneering at my fuzzy windows as they give a blow-by-blow descrip- tion of scrubbing basement walls inside and out and ster- ilizing their empty soup I shall quietly tell them I really haven't got around to my piece being a mite busy spring cleaning the mu- nicipal hospital from stem to all on my ownsome. My gardening friends will come to understand that dan- delions bloom in gay pro- fusion on my lawn only be- cause I had a tonsil trans- plant this and could very easily lose one of my new appendages by sneezing at anything I happen to be allergic like gardening. I will admit to my violent- ly ecology minded friends that wild horses could drag me out to help them anti- but I have to go back into the kit- chen for another teaspoon. You I'm busy filling in the coulees with sand from my potted so that future generations will fewer places to toss their garbage. faced with deter- minedly active I found that attack is the only possible so I plan to unnerve 'em with by blantant taking their breath away. And while they are speech- less with I shall get right back to what I was doing when they had effrontary to interrupt me. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes can understand you losing a shoe at a regular but we were at a HELP US TO HELP The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Household Effects CALL FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. CASH BINGO O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HALL A Blackout Bingo played fer till won Saturday plus Jackpotf JACKPOTS NOW AND 5 Cards for or 25c each Next to No. 1 KINDERGARTEN Parents of Children 412 Years As of September 1973 If you feel your child may have learning long- development there is a pilot pre school program available. The Lethbridge public school board has made applica- tion to the Department of Education for approval to operate a program for pre-school children of normal intelligence having learning language development Thii program li to begin Augutt subject to gov. irnment and if you feel your child ihnuld be en- for further Information and diagnosis please LORRAINE CORDUKES Phone 328-8625 CAROL CHAPMAN PHONE 327-6661 School Dirt. NO. 51 Phone 327-4521 ;