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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD December 1970 Status report backed By TUB CANADIAN PRESS Reaction on lie Prairie to recommendations in the royal commission on the status of women lias been mainly favor although some said the questions of equal rights are still up to women Alberta premier Harry Strom said liis government always has been prepared i put wom en on boards and commissions but requests for names of suit able women havent always been Opposition leader Peter Lougbeed said a Progressive Conservative government in Alberta would increase sig ficantly the number of women on boards and agencies to reflect the equal status more NO EQUAL PAY Labor Minister Ray Reierson said Alberta has legislation re quiring equal pay for equal work but it would be foolish of me to suggest we have equal pay when we He agreed with recommenda tions in the released that the concept of effort and responsibility be used in determining what is equal Helen president of the National Council of said in Saskatoon that the important thing is to take steps to see that the recomy mendations are The proposals contained in the report have been urged on governments for she In Reta president of the Saskatchewan Council of endorsed the recommendations for more training for the unskilled and for better tax arrangements for It is better for the govern ment to pay mothers to care for children at home than to place children in a centre with she The most important thing hi the world is for a mother to care for her own she JOBLESS INSURANCE Arecommendation that women on maternity leave should be able to collect unem ployment insurance was sup ported by Roy Jahma of Ed president of the Alber ta Federation of Stan Daniels of president of the Metis Associa tion of welcomed rec ommendations that call for manage ment training pro grams and greater opportuni ties in the teaching profession far native Linda MorriU of the Calgary Abortion Information Centre agreed with recommendations cm but said her own solution would be to repeal all abortion It should be a matter be tween the doctor and the pa tient like any other medical The commission recommend ed abortion on demand for any wonran pregnant for 12 weeks or less and abortion on request for a woman more than 12 ceeks pregnant if the preg nancy would endanger her physical or mental health or if there was a risk that the child would be born ATTITUDE CHANGE Irene director of the governmentrun Alberta Womens Cultural and Informa tioa said she wel comed the recommendations but doubted if more than a handful of them would ever be come But I think a change in atti tudes by both men and woirfn is far more basic to improving the status of she You can legislate anything you want but you cant leg islate an Both mens and womens attitudes must Men arent the boogey Maiy Van Stolk of Edmon television producer and organizer of an Edmonton antipollution said the recommendations were impor tant and must be These same recommenda tions have been creeping up for years and that should be an indication that they are a glar ing she The report has nothing to do with how you feel about wom en its a matter of running a I good democratic j DEATH FOR CROAT BELGRADE Reuter A man described as belonging to an emigre rightwing Croatian terrorist organization was sent enced to death here Monday after a 2imonth retrial on charges of causing two bomb evpicsicns in Belgrade two years ago which killed one perj aid injured nearly A first death sentence against Mil jenko said to be an Us tashi was annulled earlier this year after he said j he hiI new evidence whioh would prove his ens Alpaca Wool and Six butlon front willi knitted waist and Smartly styled with saddle Hows thb for openers on Christmas Colors of Rust and Green Sizes A Permanent Press Stripe Style Shirts Permanent A bold new look in mens Tailored in Fruit of the Loom Two stripe pat What better gift than a pair of comfort able Tailored in a blend of 65 35 Lined and piped collar plus piped sleeve chest Elasticrzed drawstring Bdloon Sizes WOVEN NEAT stripe of RICH WOVEN multicol 65 35 our 5tripa In a collar two button assorted sleeve Cuffs HANDSOME SCARVES FOR HIM assorted sieeve lengths A ALL WOOL SCARVES in rich plain tones and assorted fancy B BRUSHED RAYON in plain tones and assorted A very gift A C OUR MOST LUXURIOUS SCARF rich wool and cash mere Variety of plain DELUXE QUALITY vinyl glove has a sherpa pile Durable whip s t i I c h Sizes SMU GOOD LOW Puro wool knit glove with genuine lea ther Beige One size MENS PURE leather giovo features a deluxe pile Fancy whip Sizes PAIR GENUINE DEERSKIN glove with fancy hand Nat of GENUINE DEERSKIN glove with rayon pile lin Ideal glove for the man with discerning Sizes PAIR PAIR Open Monday and Tuesday 9 to 6 Wednesday 9 to 1 Thursday and Friday 9 to 9 Saturday 8 to 6 College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive ;