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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Medical practice outdated TORONTO The con- tinued existence of a medical hierarchy in Hungary and lack ol vital medical equipment dre responsible for much of the lailure of open-heart sur- gerv in that country a Toronto surgeon said here Dr Clare Baker ot St Michael s Hospital who head ed a Canadian medical team that performed several open heart operations in Hungary told a medical meeting there is no teamwork among doc- tors there It seems strange in a Com munist countrv but the medical profession is still a hierarchv he said The professor ot surgerv has his own building and makes all the decisions There is no respect lor anesthetists or cardiologists opinioms Dr Baker said the other major problem was equipment He said Dr Donald Finlavson an anesthetist learned on arrival there was no medical carbon dioxide vital to the operation ol the heart-lung pump Carbon dioxide was flown in trom Canada 3 I I X England lagging behind i I Women's rights non-existent Decemotr 1979 me LCinoniuuc I By ANN MORROW The Times of London LONDON Miss Sylvia Gelber director of the Women s Bureau of Canada s Department of Labor had some harsh things to say about women s lib in England when she visited London recently The worst thing was the humorous indulgence I met whenever I tried to talk to anv Englishman about women s rights 111 agree that you have a higher precentage of women in the mainlv in law and medicine than we have but this is just a hangover trom the privileged society Miss Gelber is an elegant woman with silver hair and is consumed by her work She streaks around Ottawa in an E-type Jaguar and travels all over Canada lecturing on women s rights and lobby- ing members of parliament When I talked to her in Canada Miss Gelber show- ed no contrition for her outspokenness in London She said 'Britain is way behind Canada in women's rights Your men don t want change there are thev insecure1' I know we have a long way to go but we ve made a bit of progress For women have equality here in the eyes of the law We have the equal pay laws laws with teeth But I still sav that equal pay is not as important as equal oppor- tunity Right now we are lighting hard to get mater- leave for and to have organized day care centers Why should a woman bear the total responsibility for a child7 After all it takes two to tangle don t tell me that that girl was just sitting there knitting and suddenly she was pregnant' As I see it maternity leave that is paid time off to have a baby is society s obligation to the next generation While Miss Gelber wants an altogether better deal for the working she is against alimony In a marriage the fmanudl responsibility should not rest on the man alone If a woman is capable of working then she should not have alimony If she has had a sheltered life then the state should pay to train her I m for but one which is an equal partnership I m actually helping to strengthen marriages and reduce the divorce rate An extreme group of feminists is against marriage Theirs is a revulsion against the type ot marriage which was based on material con- siderations and where women were held in economic servitude Girls who didn t have money sought economic security in marriage I feel women today are bombarded by propaganda Irom the south How to get your man and how to keep him It s all wrong The sad thing is that some of the bitterest opponents of change are women themselves mainly hung up middle class women of 45 They married voung. had good but did as society asked and stayed home bringing up their family Now they wonder if they've wasted their lives and they feel demeaned by society In this way. society is the enemy of progress for women Don t think I m throwing over society but all over the world we have to face regear our thinking and readjust the age of the Pill Moral standards have changed I feel strongly about the rights of a woman who chooses to live with a man Why should she be refused welfare because she is not As Mr Trudeau the state has no place in the bedrooms of the nation How right What a g woman does in bed is her x- own affair Why shouldn t ig she receive welfare and live with a man not her 1 shocked people in Vancouver when I raised v this I suggested that this A made social workers in quisitors with a vested S interest Seafood restaurateur in business for 55 years By ANNE FOTHERINGHAM MONTREAL Res- taurateur and gourmet Albert Uesjardins recommends ig- noring the old white wine with fish rule and suiting vour own palate when order- ing wine to complement a seafood dish Suit your own wine tastes and ignore the waiter if he doesn t approve Mr Desjar- dins said in an interview After 55 years in the sea- food business what he doesn t know about shell fish and fresh fish just might manage to till a thimble but its doubt- ful My father started -this business 81 years ago Now mv son Robert is m it he said See that he said point- ing to the ridge on an oyster shell That s how you tell the age ol the oyster It takes five ears for the shell fish to grow to an edible size Mr Desjardms explained that years ago- oysters were out of season during the sum- mer months when they spawn because the government pro- tected them during this pe- riod Now thev are grown under controlled conditions so we get ovsters all year round The summer ones are just a little thinner that s all There used to be clam beds in certain areas of the St Lawrence River but thev re all polluted now he said Clams now are brought in from Prince Edward Island and the United States from certified waters Mussels another shell fish are versatile as they can be used in many ways raw cooked boiled steamed in sauces in bouillabaisse-type soups or stuffed with garlic and bread crumbs Lobsters should be live to be cooked said Mr Desjardms An average lobster is be- tween one and l' pounds and a three pound lobster will do two persons adequately he said Prior to the war many people did not eat much sea- food he said During the war however people who had never travell- ed before did so and as a result came into contact with and ate more seafood He brings in 90 per cent of the fish from the but Alaska king crab is brought m from the Pacific Coast shrimps from Loui- siana Dover sole from Eng- land and red snapper from the southern U S As for the mysterious scampi one often wonders about Mr Desjardms un- masked them as a member of the shrimp family about the ot tin- index linger caught off Iceland Scotland and Den- mark just an Italian name for shrimp Caviar9 All Mr Desjardms would sav is that it is 'ex- pensive and getting more so everv dav Ask About The NJEW INVISIBLE Multicocal Lens OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. Miss France Ta'iiiian borr Edn a was named Miss France 1974 in Pans last The secretary was representing Tahiti as Miss Tahiti 1973 a The Alec Arms Hotel Will Close New Year's Eve at 10 p.m. Open for New Year's Celebrations at i2 Noon January 1 Enteriaiiiment in the Afternoon ami Evening Party Hats and Snacks Come and Help us Celebrate the new name of our Hotel THE ALEC ARMS Alexandra nan Ok Cl C Lome Gray Display Advertising Representative Roy Miles Advertising Manager Julee Matt Advertising Copy Typist Robb Sloan Display Advertising Representative Bill Andreachuk Assistant Advertising Manager Ken Kennon Display Advertising Representative Keith Watts Dispatch Department Harry Pacaud Display Advertising Representative Ken Price Display Advertising Representative Percy Dougans Advertising Representative The Betty Jean SuMivan Classified Department Supervisor lere's to a New Year bright with prosperity and good cheer. Let's all work together for progress a better and happier world. The letttbrtdge Herald ADVERTISING DEPT. Bob Montgomery Display Advertising Representative Julie McMillan National Advertising Betty Lou Kamma Classified Advertising Robin Sato Classified Advertising ;