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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta If THI UTHMIDOt HtRAlD Thursday, Jopuory 10, Widespread bias Reul reason issue made claimed m report WASHINGTON (AP) From college campuses to doctors' of- fices, women are discriminated against in virtually every as- pect of American life, says a federal report released Friday. Prepared by the department of health, education and wel- fare, the report accuses the de- partment itself of widespread sexual bias. Among its findings: women make up 63 per cent of the department's work force, they hold only 14 per cent of the top jobs. are more likely to dismiss women's symptoms as neurotic or as normal female problems "sometimes until physical diseases arc beyond treatment." proportion of women among graduate school enrol- ments and candidates receiving degrees was less in 1970 than In 1930. "Based on academic achieve- ment, the women selected for graduate training are on the av- erage more highly qualified than the men." median income of women 65 and over is less than hah" the median income of men in this group, compared with are encouraged or even forced to retire earlier than men, despite the fact they have a longer life expectancy." Tlie report wrs issued by the department's Women's Act i o n Program, created in February, 1971, "to improve the status of women work in the depart- ment and to evaluate the im- pact of department programs on women in society." The Homemoker BY ELIZABETH BARTMAN Color, color, color! Wherever you look there is an explosion of color. People are wearing color combinations which would make fashion designers of yesteryears turn over in their graves. Booms are being decorated in vibrant no longer are there off- white walls, and ceilings, and tunes of brown for carpet, fur- niture and drapes. We are in an age of a kaleidescope of technicolor and at that often under 'black light'. Wearing color Your guide- line is your own coloring and your color tastes. All colors can be used together if they are used in the right propor- tions, in the right values, and in the right intensities to bal- ance each other and be pleas- ing together. Decorating with color The modem way is fewer colors in larger doses. Personal taste is the guiding principle. Color schemes are now subjective. They are replacing anon- ymous, ready-m a d e combina- tions to which so few people could relate. Freedom is the password. Do as you want. But before you do, an understanding of color and il's intensities and values is vital. Random combinations can turn out wrong (and can be an expensive mistake) un- less you understand what you are doing or have a particular flair for use of color. Before doing an expensive re- decorating job (or even a small one) take the time to read and ask questions so you can under- stand what you are doing. Freedom is your right, but it carries the responsibility with it of knowing what you are do- ing. "Live With Color" is a pub- lication available to you from my office. It will help to make he world of color understand- able to you. Use the principles OT satisfaction in your homes decorating, even in planning your wardrobe. EQUAL RIGHTS? DIJON, France (AP) Mar- ie-Louise Languet, 45, received a summons from the army to report to an artillery camp for 21 days of training. "It has to be a Mrs. Languet said. "But if they want me they'll have to come and get me. I have five children to take care of." BINGO Scandinavian Hall 229 12lh St. "C" N. Fri., Jan. 21 Starts at 8-00 p.m. Doors Open p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 4th, 8th and 12lh in 7 Numbers WORTH 417 in 54 Numbers Proceeds Towards Brick in New Arena Sony No One Under 16 Years of Age Allowed of abortion TORONTO (CP) The real meaning of the abortion issue is to challenge such male-domi- nated societies as the church and government, says Dr. Es- ther Greenglass, a York univer- sity psychology professor. She says the two institutions see women as sex objects for child-bearing. "Religion has put women down over the centuries. All the churches have seen them as vessels to bear children. "The abortion issue crystal- lizes the feminist movement. Abortion until now has been regulated by male-dominated societies like the church and the state but should be the concern of the woman alone. "What I say challenges the church's religious assumptions about women. For many years we've had no control over our own fertility. Now women need no longer have children. Now they have a choice." Dr. Greenglass, who received a Canada Council grant to do research on the psychological effects of abortion on women, is a member of the government commission on the status of women. She says there is an urgent need for a morality of abortion which should consider not only the factor of the destruction of the fetus but the land of life- economic, physical, psychologi- mother can give her child. "Abortion should be a private decision between the or the the doctor." EYE ON PRESERVATION LIMA (AP) The Peruvian government has announced that tie hides of sea lions that live in the country's waters will be used in wallets, purses and coats. But authorities say pres- ervation of the species will be insured. winy Britain's Leap Year list of well-heeled bachelors By CAROL KENNEDY LONDON (CP) With the arrival of a Leap Year, when women traditionally may taka the initiative in proposing mar- riage, one newspaper here has offered its female readers a short list o! Britain's most elig- ible bachelors. The Leap Year custom was actually written into the law of Scotland in 1288, with the addi- tion that if the girl had her pro- posal rejected, she could claim a silk gown in compensation. A similar law was passed in medieval France, and the cus- tom was practised widely in Genoa and Florence in the 15th century. For 1972, the William Hickey gossip column of The Daily Express picks six of the best for the notebooks of ambitious girls cm the road to the aisle. Highest ranking in the aris- tocratic scale of prospects is the Earl of Grosvenor, 20-year- old heir to the Duke of minster, whose fabulous fortune includes rich slices of real es- tate in London and British Co- lumbia. Lord Grosvenor, who has re- cently been touring some of the family Interests in Canada and Australia, will come into a glit- tering inheritance when he turns 21 this year. TWO ARE DECORATORS The Hickey short list includes another earl and the heirs to a marquis and a viscount. The Earl of Cottenham, 23-year-old interior decorator, is described as living in a apart- ment in London's aristocratic Belgravia district. Then there is Cottaiham's first cousin, Guy Ncvill, godson of the Queen and in line to the title of Marquis of Abergavenny. NeviU, a handsome 26-year-old, is also in the interior decorat- ing business. Two bachelors of 27 are noted as being in line for vast for- tunes. Bearded Michael Pear- son is the heir to Viscount Cowdray, reputedly one of the richest men in Britain. The Cowdray empire spans London's highly respected Fi- nancial Times and other news- papers, worldwide oil and gas holdings including oil interests in Canada, and a range of bank- ing and finance interests. Pearson is a colorful fixture on the international social cir- cuit with his J625.000 yacht He- donist. Other assets listed by Hickey include million in the bank and the promise of a further Inheritance of 5300 mil- lion Almost as well heeled is Alan Clore, heir to merchandis- ing multi millionaire Charles Clore. The Express says he shares a million trust with his sister but might prove somewhat elusive in the mar- riage stakes since he is based in Switzerland and for tax rea- sons can spend only 90 days a year in England. RUNS BUTLIN EMPIRE The newspaper rounds out Its list with banker John Bentley, IT'S A DOG'S LIFE Fido seems anxious to calch up on the three R's at Fleelwood Bawden School, but stu- dents, with a superior understanding of teachers' dis- pleasure, give him a friendly heave out of the school grounds. CLEARANCE OF TROPHIES at FANTASTIC PRICES CURLING TROPHIES, etc. up to 60% off "304 on the Second Floor to Save You More" SANDY'S JEWELLERY 5lh ST. S. PHONE 327-4625 JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE BIG UNIFORM SALE Now In Progress 50% off Uniforms Pant Suits White or Colored White or Colored Jen's Uniform Centre 404 5th St. S. Uptlain 328-3631 New executive for auxiliary The new president of the Wo- men's Auxiliary to the L e t h- bridge Auxiliary Hospital for 1972 is Mrs. H. G. Houlton. A complete slate of officers for the coming year was elect- ed and installed at the annual meeting of the Auxiliary in the hospital lounge on Monday Jan. 17, at p.m. The installing officer was Miss Lillian Parry. During the business sessions it was decided lo hold the an- nual membership tea on Feb. 23 and the sunshine bag tea on April 26. Administrators Mr. A. Andre- achuk and Mr. D. G. Shindeler were presented with a respira- tor for use in the hospital by the family of the late Mr. Paul Walker. The list of officers for 1972 is follows: Honorary President, Mrs. T. Lush; past president. Miss Molly Cropland; president, Mrs. H. G. Iloullon; first vice- president, Mrs. E. P. Jone-s; treasurer, Mrs. D. G. Shindolcr, recording secretary, Mrs. J. It. McLcod; corresponding secre- tary, Mrs. W. A. Johnstonc; pa- tient welfare, Mrs. Anna Vrles; buying, Mrs. C. Branlncr; can- teen, Miss Molly Coupland; can' teen treasurer, Mrs. C. Dnrcel; personal therapy, Mrs. A. L, Hacker; publicity, Mrs. William Hay; sunshine bags, Mrs. Thcl ma Brown, Pork prices rise OTTAWA (CP) Pork prices his month w i 11 be relatively u'gher because North American supplies are slightly less than a year ago, the federal agricul- ,ure department says in its Jan- uary [ood outlook. The outlook for other foods isr Beef: Supplies will be ade- quatr and prices will remain at firm levels. Eggs: The supply will be plentiful at steady prices. Poultry: Except for heavy turkeys weighing 16 pounds and more, all poultry will be in am- ple supply at firm prices. Heavy lurkeys will be plentiful at steady prices. Apples: Supplies east of Mani- toba will be ample and those for Western Canada sufficient to take care of buyers' needs. Prices will rise slightly. Pears: Supplies are ample across Canada with prices re- maining steady. Potatoes: Supplies are ample with prices steady. Storage vegetables: Carrots, cabbage and onions are in ade- quate to ample supply. Ruta- baga supplies are adequate. Prices for cabbage, onions and rutabagas will increase slightly and carrot prices will remain steady. LONGER LIFE EAST BERLIN (Reuter) East German women now can expect to live tor 7J years and men for 68 years, according to figures published here by the of- ficial news agency ADN. In 1952 the life expectancies were 68 for women and 64 for men. HOUSE OF BEAUTY Freda Walton li pleated to announce MR. BILL ROBINSON formerly of Wifl and Poauty Salon ef Calgary IS NOW ON THE STAFF OF THE HOUSE OF BEAUTY, COLLEGE MALI Mr. Robinson has 25 years experience specializing in all lines of hair styling. Far appointment 328-4141 31, who rose to his present wealth from a 512.50 messenger job in the London Stock Ex- change. He has already been married once. Not listed, but certainly an equally challenging prospect would be Bobby Butlin, 36-year- old son of Sir Billy, the multi- millionaire holiday camp king who began his working lite in i Toronto department store. Tall, handsome Bobby has been described as one of the most eligible bachelors in Bri- tain. Dedicated to his job of running the Butlin empire, he lives in an apartment just around the corner from the company's headquar t e r s on London's busy Oxford Street. But he finds time to be seen out with a variety of pretty girls, often dining at the Post Office Tower restaurant which he placed under Butlin manage- ment and which ranks as one of London's most prominent landmarks. And, of course, there is al- ways the most eligible bachelor of them Prince Charles. But he is safely out of reach of society hostesses for some time, having recently signed on for a long spell in the Royal Navy. and out oj town XI Nu Chapter members ud their husbands were entertain- ed recently at a casino party evening. Hosts for the night were Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hit- tenhouse. SHE'S OUT teah Lilley, 11, star goalie for a Dart- mouth, N.S., Pee Wee hock- ey team hat been (old iha is Ineligible to play because the league's rules specify that only boys can take part in the program. Leah racked up three shutouts in leading her team to eight straight wins so far this season. Her step father plans to ask Ihe Nova Scot- ia Human Rights Commis- sion for assistance in rein- stating her. JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, January 20th by ladln' Aid of St. Pit" and St. Paul'. Church STARTS B-.00 P.M. SHARP-PARISH HAIL CORNER ]Sth STREET 1 AND 7th AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Start! at and It Won Every Thunday Sth-7 No. Jdckpot Pot o' Gold PER CARD OR 5 FOR Sl.OO ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Pirtont 16 ytan not allew.d LADIES' WEAR PRICE JANUARY Open Doily 0 o.rn.-S p.m. Thursdays 9 a.m.-9 p.m. PANT SUITS SKIRTS and SLACKS Broken Size) and Color Ranflt. r PRICE Shop Now For Next Christmas! Reg. valuei la 40.00 YOUR CHOICE, HOT PANT DRESSES AND JUNIOR DRESSES CLEARING NOW AT to Off MAXINE HIGGINS SOLE OWNER 314 7th Street S. Phone 327-2331 JM. axinz s LADIES' WEAR "Fashion Is Our our Specialty" ;