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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta LIZ HING LYNNE LIVINGSTONE QUEEN CONTESTANTS Eight young lovelies ore competing for the title of Chinook Queen to be chosen Feb. 10 during the Chinook Winter Carnival. In the run- S1LVIA BONETTI CAROL WOLOSUK ning ore Liz King, 2nd year recreation, lynne Livingston, 1st year business; Silvia Bonetti, college prep; Carol Wolosuk, 1st year nursing; Kathy Helmer, College prep and KATHY HELMER JUDY SMEED PAMELA KING KAREN. HAMLING liberal Judy Smeed, 1st year nursing; Pamela King, 1st year radio arts; Karen Hamling, campus horse- manship. The queen crowning is held each year by the college together with contests, a torchlight parade and wind-up dance. The carnival runs from Feb. 10-12.- Working women to meet July 5-10 in Edmonton Status commissions sought by Federation EDMONTON (CP) The' world's largest organization of working women, the Interna- tional Federation of Business and Professional Women, will hold its 12th international con- gress here July 5-10. "We've got the organization pretty well under said Is- abel MacMillan of Edmonton, editor of the federation's inter- Dational magazine, Widening Horizons. "The 12th congress, the sec- ond to be held in Canada, will be attended by about members from 44 she said. "The theme of the meeting is The Significant '70s." The federation, which has about members, is non- partisan and non-sectarian. "But one of our common goals for the 1970s is to attain a status-of-women's commission in each member nation. Can- ada's recently published recom- mendations of our royal com- mission on the status of women will be of special laterest to the visiting delegations." Miss MacMillan said the member nations, from Australia to Zambia, represent divergent political, social and economic traditions, and that conditions affecting 'women vary greatly from country to country. But certain basic tenets re- main, she added. The founders emphasized communication and co-operation and promoted serv- ice, within the community. "They also emphasized politi- cal she said. "As one of our federation presidents has said, 'Only through politics can women do their duty as citizens.' In its early years the 41-year- old federation assisted the League of Nations, forerunner of the United Nations, in a sur- vey on economic, political and civil status of women. Miss MacMillan said. "Today, the-international fed- jration is one of the non-govern- mental organizations to hold consultative status with the United Nations." Miss MacMillan outlined some f the ways the business and professional women's groups in ither countries have been ac- ve: national federa- tion recently went on record op- Lionettes elect 1970 officers National women's groups unite for status report TORONTO (CP) Repre- sentatives of national women's organizations agreed at a closed meeting to set up a committee to support recommendations of the royal commission on the status of women. Laura Sabia, radio commen- tator and former alderman in St. Catharines, Ont., said in an interview, the new National Ad Hoc Committee on the Status of Women has a double purpose. "We are going to spearhead a drive for the implementation of those recommendations which are aimed at creating a society in which there is equality of op- portunity for she said. "And we are going to urge all national groups and all splin- tered provincial groups to go after the government on their own, to get anything done that they can." Mrs. Sabia, who was presi- dent of the Canadian Federation of University Women hi 1966 when 31 women's organizations met to propose the royal com mission, said the group now is seeking participation from groups including such diverse organizations as Women's Lib eration and the Catholic Women's League. "We.are going to try to imple- ment those recommendations on which we feel we can get a con sensus of all women's she said. "We do not want this repor to lie fallow for the next 10 or 2C years." BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY at P.M. Jackpot in 60 Numbers in 7 Numbers 4lh 8th 12 Games Doubled tn 7 Numbers 5 Cards 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE posing tax concessions to any husband whose wife stays home when she is fit to work. Switzerland, where some areas oppose the vote for women, the national federation Mrs. Marilyn Bergman was recently elected president of .he Lethbridge Lionettes for the 971 term. Other officers elect- ed are: past president, Mrs.- 3oris Oliver: vice president, Urs. Isobel Larson; secretary, Mrs. Dcreene Johnston; treas- urer, Mrs. Esther Shields; Program, Mrs. Chris Bur- wash and Mrs. Mary Hunt; pen- alty officer, Mrs. Rusty Brown; uionette Tamer, Mrs. Jean But- in; sick and visiting, Mrs. Terry Rilev. The new executive was in- ducted by Jack Rollingson, De- juty District Governor of Lions District 37. Membership, which is open to any Lions wife, consists of 26 wives of downtown and Lake- view Lions clubs. Supper meet- ngs are held on the third Tues- lay of each month. Funds raised by the Lion- ites are used to sponsor the monthly "Sunshiae Tea" for the blind citizens of Lethbridge and district. Donations were made oward the cost of transporta- tion to the teas and other func tions including the Christmas dinners for those using the ser- vices of Meals on Wheels. MRS. MARILYN BERGMAN FINAL DAYS OF OUR ANNUAL JANUARY SHOE CLEARANCE WOMEN'S and CHILDREN. Reg. to 50 PAIR ODDS AND ENDS MEN'S AND WOMEN'S WINTER BOOTS Reg. la GOLD CROSS Da GRANDE COBBItS SELBY EASY GOERS CONTOUR SHOES and PAVEL IMPORTS NOW REDUCED TO MEN'S SHOES requested a federal committee on the position of women in po- litical, economic and social life and a national referendum re- garding the franchise will be held soon. federation rected attention to the care of war orphans and education in developing countries. o s t a Rica's federation sponsors adult education pro- grams. -Canada and United States federations both have organized 'talent banks" of names of highly qualified women who can be recommended to policy-mak- ing positions in public life. Miss MacMillan said the in- ternational federation's first major thrust for women's rights was a resolution asking for equal pay for equal work. "This was passed 15 years ago. Canada's federation is among those still striving to move the act from the statute books into practice in all offices of government, business." industry and Mrs. dimming re-elected to head McKillop UCW Mrs. A. Cumming was re- elected as president of McKil- op UCW recently. The executive includes Mrs. B. Jones, honorary presi- dent; Mrs. M. McKay, first vice president; Mrs. S. K. Sproul, second vice president; Urs. A. Wadstcin, recording secretary; Mrs. N. Kloppen- borg, treasurer. Committee chairmen elected were: citizenship and social ac- Jon, Miss E. Underdahl, Chris- :ian and missionary education, Mrs. H. Filmer; literature, Mrs. W. Anderson; community friendship and visiting, Mrs. R Sewers; program, Mrs. R Dunn; flowers, Mrs. H. B. Lep- pard; membership, Mrs. J. Me Coll; nominations, Mrs. S. K Sproul; supply and social as sistance; Mrs. W. G. Gurr; so- cial, Mrs. R. Hedenstrom; li brary, Mrs. R. A. Lyckman. Unit leaders named were Mrs. P. H. Dodds, Mrs. H. A Madill, Mrs. A. Unrau, Mrs. R Goodall, Mrs. R. H. Thornton Mrs. N. Quick." I I If f I alendar of local DRESS SHOES Now Only CASUAL SHOES Now Only '.99 GREEN'S SHOES on SIXTH STREET SOUTH The Pensioners and Se n i o r Citizens Ladies Auxiliary, affil- iated wkh the Provincial and National Pensioners Organiza- tion will meet on Friday at 2 p.m. in room 1 (upstairs) of the Civic Sports Centre. Sub- scriptions will be taken for the National Magazine and 1971 membership cards will be available. Tea hostesses will be Mrs. May McNabb and Mrs. Elsie Hisler. All members, new members and friends welcome. LA to ANAF Executive will meet in the board room at 9 p.m. Thursday. A good turnout has been requested. Members of Lethbridge Lodge IOOF are reminded that the bus leaves the Civic Cen- entered 1971 tre, Thursday at 7 p.m. for the meeting hi Fort Macleod. EARLY DETECTION A study of people car- ried out in 1961 in Britain con- cluded that about half the can- cer patients treated early dur- ing the year survived' for at lesst another five years. Major Jack Ross Chapte IODE, Founders' Day Tea an Bake Sale will be held in th Oldtimers Pemrnican C1 u Rooms Saturday from 2 to p.m. The general public ha been welcomed to attend. Doo prize. The Foster Parents Associa tion awards night will be he! Thursday at Allan Watso School, 8 p.m. Dr. D. F. M Phersor, will be the feature speaker, and all foster paren are asked to please attend. winy Need for mutual understanding; YW speaker Youth still force By BEVERLY-ANN CARLSON Herald Staff Writer "Youth is always a vital oree in any age or any coun- ,ry. We (of the over 25xage group) think that 'youth' must sow wild oats, do crazy things, etc. We sometimes tend to let hem get away with murder lecause of this." Betty Burrell was the featured ipeaker at a public meeting at the Lethbridge YWCA. She is residence director of the Vancouver YWCA, and in her tour of Southern Alberta, was speaking on the topic, "Youth in the dealing mainly with the problems confronting Canadians and the youth of Canada. Miss Burrell classified the 'youth' age group as that of 17 to 25 years of age, and stated that "population increases have gone ahead so quickly that some countries now have any- where from 25 to 50 per cent of their population below the age of 25." Youth today; according to Miss Burrell, are part of the They are part of the luxury society "Parents want to give their children everything that they never had" and have created what might be called a 'youth cult'. She says that the responsibility for the creation o this 'cult' belongs to the over-25 age group. To contrast this, Miss Bur rell spoke about youth in under developed countries. There youth is THE driving force am the idealists of the country. Tin older, generation say that thi system will never change, tha they have to live with it, am that the younger generation wil learn to live with it also, whil the youth say that the system can and will change. In order t accomplish this, they are start ing self-help groups and eve building mud-brick schools be cause the government canno afford to build any more. "Youth today are not dissi Miss Burrell said. "The are not lazy, and want to d nothing. These are only a sma] fraction of the total group." Miss Burrell stated a number of responsibilities that Cana dians "in this relatively devel oped country" have. They have responsibility to "keep the )ark of idealism alive not only n our own country, but in thers; to relate to people as individual persons and not just members at Family Y The Lethbridge Family Y with just over members using the Y's physical facilities. An official of the YMCA said there is a rapid turnover of memberships. For example in the month of December, 146 memberships were renewed while 236 expired. There were also 108 new memberships taken out. This also includes family memberships. The age distribution of mem- bers leans towards youth unde 18 years. A monthly head coun of 741 boys compares with 21 young men (under 30) and 3C men (over There are also 502 girls with 78 young women (under 30) and 249 wome (over The number of memberships has more than doubled sine the Family Y moved into it new building, years according to Ken Spence, gen eral secretary. DRESSES See Many More Unadvcrliscd Specials WEEKEND SPECIAL) A selection of all sizes to choose from SAVE 50 AND MORE L'KAY'5 LADIES' WEAR DOWNTOWN 412 4th Avenue South 2 LOCATIONS NORTH LETHBRIDGE 312 13th Street North OPEN THURSDAY Till 9 P.M. BETTY BURRELL as and UD" derstand then- points pt view. [n this way, youth will come to understand the other point of view, and the youth's point of view will become clearer to their elders, thus ending much of the alienation between tba age groups. The topic of drugs was also brought up as Miss Burrell stated some examples of youths going on 'bad trips', and having 'scrambled heads' because of cheap, impure drugs. She said, "Society in general has learned to accept and con- sequently help the pregnant girl, and then pat themselves on the back because of their benevolence, but society hasn't yet learned that the drug user is in as much need of help and true understanding as is the pregnant girl." Miss Burrell stressed the point that the curbing of the "generation gap" would come only as a result of mutual un- derstanding on a person to pei> son scale. Ski Wear SWOOSH THE SLOPES IN THESE SKI JACKETS Nylon outer shell. For- trel fibre fill to give warmth without weight. Concealed or attached hoods. Storm cuff. Navy, green, wine, blue. 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