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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Indian program thrives THUNDER BAY (CP) A self-improvement program for Indian girls has operated suc- cessfully since its inception here 1% years ago. The nurse's aid program, as it is called, was originally con- ducted by the jpecial education division of the Indian affairs de- partment. Early this year, how- ever, the course has been taken over by the Lakehead board of education. "It's somewhat of a self-im- provement explained Polly Organ, a public health nurse who teaches the course. "The girls learn how to be good mothers and wives and at the same time learn hospital proce- dures." She said the course should not be confused with the accredited nursing assistant program of- fered elsewhere. In addition to covering sub- jects such as child care, first aid, personal hygiene and grooming, the 16 girls now tak- ing the course receive practical training hi hospital procedures. Time is also devoted to aca- demic subjects. Mrs. Organ said some stu- dents have been offered perma- nent employment at various in- stitutions following successful completion of the course. SUNDAY DRIVER! Trudeou is a French Poodle be- longing to Mrs. Don Jarvie of Lethbridge. This educated Kerber, photo pooch enjoys taking a turn at the wheel, occasionally, to show the boss how the job is done properly. or local k appenlnat ana The Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization, affiliated with the Provincia and National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization, will meet Wednesday at p.m. in Gym 2 of the Civic Cen- tre. Plans will be made for the annual banquet. Entertainment and lunch have been arranged; transportation as usual. Mem- bers and friends welcome. Wylie group of St. Andrew's A rummage sale will be held PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. Presbyterian Church is spon- soring a dime a dip dinner from p.m. on Wednes- day in the church hall. Pro- gram to follow. Fort Macleod square dancers will hold the regular dance Wednesday at p.m. in the elementary school. Round dance practice at 8 p.m. Wo- men are asked to please bring a box lunch and cups. Every- one welcome. The Lethbridge Women's In- stitute will hold the regular monthly meeting Wednesday at p.m. in the gas company auditorium. Motto; if you plant character in the home, it will blossom in the nation. Roll call; a pantry table. Surprise: Mrs. D. Anderson. Tea Hostesses: Mrs. J. Farries and Mrs. E Witting. Christian Science testimony meeting will be held Wednes- day at p.m. in the church auditorium, 1203 4 Ave. S. Everyone welcome. Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at First United Church, corner 5 Ave. and 13 St. N. The Evening Branch ACW of St. Augustine's Church will hold its monthly meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the home of Mrs. Alice Kcstelansky, 2108 26th St. S. Feminine touch for army police March 14, 1972 THf LCTHBRIDGC HEKAlD ivmqr u Report on status of women ng to erase inequities SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Lackland Air Force Base has added the feminine touch to its military police force. The big base, home of vir- tually all U.S. Air Force basic A meeting of the Southern Al- has begun accepting women as students m its secu- rity police technical school for the first time. One of the recent graduates, Annie Foster, says she enjoys her job so much that she plans berta Council for Exceptional Children will be held at the Do- rothy Gooder School Tuesday p.m. Dr. J. R. Steward, associate professor of education LCTHBRID6E FISH QI WEDNESDAY 4GAMEASSOC. DllNCIVJ AT 8 PM IN THE EAGLES HALL 13th St. N. JACKPOT 56 NUMBERS FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and IN 7 NUMBERS NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 at the University of Lethbridge, will discuss reading and the ex- ceptional child. Everyone wel- come. Tau Chapter. Beta Sigma Phi. will hold their presentation meeting Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Deanne Pea- cock, 618 27 St. N. Co-hostesses will be Mrs. Sandy Mitchell and Mrs. Deanne Peacock. The pro- gram, drama, will be presented by Mrs. Ardyce Watson and Mrs. Roni Hermanutz. LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 8 p.m. BLACKOUT IN 55 NUMBERS OR LESS (Increasing one number per week until won) 1st GAME JACKPOT 5th GAME (X) 10th GAME JACKPOT IN 50 NUMBERS MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NORMANDY LOUNGE Children under 16 not allowed Sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary to Canadian legion NEW SHOP ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) This South Australia city is getting its first sex shop, selling "marriage aids" ranging in price from to to obtain a bachelor's degree in law enforcement. Now that she's on duty. Air- man First Class Foster says the only problem so far "is when people stop and stare in amaze- ment" at a girl directing traffic or handling other military po lice jobs. FAVORS DISPATCH DESK Among her many duties, sh says, the police dispatch desk i her favorite. "It gives me challenge and I would Eke learn as much as possible abou my she said. Annie finished first among six women attending the police school and was third honor graduate in a class of 49. She srored ano her first by becoming the only woman to qualify as an expert with both the M16 rifle and the .38-calibre pistol. Her training also included courses in physical apprehen- sion and restraint techniques, riot control, traffic control, in- vestigation, military jurisdic- tion, and search and seizure techniques. By MAUREEN JAMIESON Family Editor It is only a little more than year since the Royal Coramis sdon on the Status of Women wesented its final report to th jovernment. Sylva M. Gelber, director of the Women's Bureau of Labour Canada, says in Women's Bu au '71, that the report has ucceeded in throwing into fo- us many inequities that bav< iot previously been recognized Canadians hi general, she ays, appear to have been un ware of the existence of injus- ces in practices relating to le status of women. They are nly now commencing to take ction to remove unfair prac- ces. The report, containing more than 160 separate recommenda- tions, was made public in De- cember 1970. At that time the I Prime Minister declared that I in denying women the full op portunity of equal participation, "we are denying to our society benefits which we can HI afford to lose." "Within its own household, the federal government has re- cently initiated a program of equal opportunity for said Ms. Gelber, and has ap- pointed a co-ordinator charged with responsibilities affecting seme women who work for the federal government. The government has also taken steps to ensure that when HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. Canada Manpower refers a worker seeking employment, there is no discrimination be- cause of sex; except on a bona fide occupational qualification, like modelling clothes. Provinces have also been ac- tive. Laws like The Human Rights Act, 1971, in Alberta, re- late to the employment of wo- men, particularly in the field of human rights. All but one province now have statutes re- lating specifically to equal pay. "The subject of equal pay for equal work has been of social concern for more than a cen- according to Ms. Gelber, and has had government recog- nition since 1913. However much of this legisla- tion could only be activated bv written complaint, she said, and working women were reluc- ant to jeopardize much-need- ed employment. The significance of new equal pay laws which became part of the Canada Labour (Stan- dards) Code a few months ago, she added, could be great. Wage studies have shown many working women db not receive the same wages as men for similar work. "Examples of wage differentials from one- third and up may be found in occupations ranging all the way from factory hands to uni- versity professors." It is difficult to understand why some trade unions, parti- cularly when they speak in the name of their female members, said Ms. Gelber, fail to press for the full implementation of equal pay laws. "Clearly the principal o! equal pay is one that is easy to achieve. As long as of- ficially appointed boards and trade unions themselves look upon the equal pay law with a blind eye, it is expecting too much from human nature to hope that employers will abide by she said. ORGAN RENTAL by ffw month PRUEGGER'S SJO 5th St. 1 927.7524 EASTER 'PERM' SPECIAL the rush. Have that perm done now at Coby's Beauty Shop, 322 13th St. N. PERM REG. ftft Easter Special 7 COBY'S BEAUTY SHOP 322 13th St. N.f Phone 327-5687 THE BETTER HALF By Barnes how about it, double or nothing? Guess which hand your tip is in." Lethbridge Figure Skating Club Presents J anj Saturday March 17th and 18th Henderson Ice Centre O Friday 8 p.m. Saturday 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 250 Local Skaters PLUS Guest Artist DONALD JACKSON The greatest male figure skater in the world! TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: leister's Marcel's Lakeview Drug Westminster Drug Adults Children 1.25 I I I DAN MURPHY APPOINTMENT Fairfield Appliance and Television Sales at 1244 3rd Avenue South, Lethbridge, is proud to welcome "Dan the Appliance Mr. Dan Murphy as Manager of their Appliance and Television Sales. Dan has 18 years experience in his field and is well qualified and eager to serve you. "I would like to extend a personal invitation to my many friends and customers to drop in to Fairfield Appliance and Television Sales and take advantage of the tremendous savings we are offer- Dan Murphy ing. I I I I I I LEAD THE EASY LIFE WITH AN ADMIRAL AUTOMATIC DISHWASHER-DRYER The Admiral Automatic gives the maximum in convenience and efficiency. Features mc.ude 8 cleaning cycles for special cleaning jobs. Indicator lights tell you of a glance what cycle you are m. Two stainless steel spray arms maintain a high pressure spray for both upper and lower racks And you hove a built-in miniature food disposer that pulverizes soft food scraps before they re flushed down the drain. No more hand rinsing or clogged filters 1o dean. And there ore Auto- motic Detergent and Automatic Rinse Agent Dispensers mounted in the door. The Convertible model features our new 'Gentle Dry" blower system in the dry cycle A fan hot o.r through the cabinet to prevent hot spots. AH your dishes and cutlery clean end dry ef- ficienny. The convertible has o Maple hardwood counterfop that serves os a great cutting surface. It has a special groove around the top to catch any spills. (t's mounted on easy-rollrng wheels for load- if a builMn Unif anytime with a conversion kit available as on optional Colors available are: Shaded Copper Bronze, Avocado Green or Harvest Gold plus Glacier White Com- plete with a 1-year warranty on the entire dishwashsr. TO CELEBRATE THE APPOINTMENT OF MR. DAN MURPHY AS MANAGER OF OUR APPLIANCE AND TELEVISION SALES DEPT., WE ARE OFFERING EXTRA! EXTRA! SPECIAL DISCOUNTS On our entire stock of Appliances and Television Sets. i i IFAIRF1ELD APPLIANCE TELEVISION SALES' i_ 1244.3rd. AVENUE SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE Phone 327-6684 and 328-0082 I J ;