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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Saluriiay, July 11, 1970 THE LE1HBRIDC-E HERALD 17 Women Need More Privileges Than Men in Russia Labor Director Sees World Changes In Equality OTTAWA (CP) Sylva Gelber, director of the women's bureau for the fed- eral labor department, is all for- seeing that men and women share equal opportu- nity in the vyork world. As Canadian representative on the United Nations com- mission on the status of women, she's seeing the trends in other countries- some she finds surprising. She was "flabbergasted" re- cently by a stand taken by Communist countries at a meeting in Geneva of the 32- member commission. "The U.S.S.R. boasts that about 80 per cent of its doc- tors are women and about 50 per cent of its engineers are women and frankly, in my na- ivete, I assumed that the status of women in Russia is relatively she said. But one member of the Communist bloc had proposed a resolution asking for special privileges In labor legislation for women and criticizing Ui Intei-national Labor Organiza tion for failing to provide sue standards. She asked if this mean labor regulations for working should be raised to the level of those for men. Communist delegates re- plied that women should have privileges beyond (hose of as better retire- ment benefits. DIDN'T GET ANSWER "In trying to understam this, I said: "Look, if you wan equality, what is the basis for asking more for women than for "f never got a specific an- swer but I started asking a lot of questions behind the scenes. "My impression is thai while in Russia women have been encouraged to get an ed- ucation and to enter profes- sional activities equal to or exceeding those of men, that JULY VOWS-Mr. ond Mrs. Briant W. Slringam of Lerhbridge ore pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their foster daughter. Charlotte Mae Allen, to Mr. Jerry Michael Sanders, son of Mr. ond Mrs. Orvilje T. Sanders of Idaho. The wedding will take place on Thunday, July 30 In the Alberta Temple. They are both attending the Brigham Young University in Prove, Utah. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES JACKPOT LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upilairi) EVERY THURS.- 8 p.m. WANT SPORTS NEW DELHI, (India (AP) The gh-1 students of a Calcutta college have threatened to com- plain to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi if cricket and soc- cer are not introduced in their college. They say they got the inspiration after reading re- ports of women playing soccer CASH BINGO HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HAIL TONIGHT, SATURDAY 8 O'CLOCK A Blackout Bingo played far till won every Saturday plui 2 7-Number Jackpots JACKPOTS NOW AND 5 Cardf for or 25c each (tocaled Next lo No. 1 Firehnll) In the homes the women In Iron Curtain countries arc still in the I9lh century. "So the Russian working woman has twice the load of the working woman in our so- ciety. "A lot of our people wlio think that revolution brings social emancipation should not be misled by the large numbers of women in some professions in some countries. "They've also got to look at prevailing attitudes before they can judge the status ot women in them." Miss Gelber says she is not criticizing Russia because Ca- nadians aren't in a position to criticize others. CHARTER FOR MOTHERS During its meeting the UN commission came up with two main resolutions which must be referred for approval to the United Nations Economic and Social Council for ap- proval. Although she is not anxious to talk about them in detail until they are accepted for fear some changes may be made, Miss Gelber said one deals with a long-term pro- gram for women's advance- ment. The otlrer is what she calls the "charter of the unmarried mother." It was introduced by Norway ond seconded by Can- ada. "It recommends that an un- married mother have tho same legal rights with respect to her child as a married Miss Gelber said. "Unmarried mothers with children in some countries are often subject to legal and so- cial discrimination although they assume a heavy respon- sibility." Sealed in her 12th-floor Ot- tawa with paint- ings and sprinkled with books on human rights, Miss Gelber turned to the working woman in Canada. "Quite obviously we're far beyond the stage where it should be discussed whether it is right or wrong for a woman to work outside the she said. "This now is a fact.. But so- ciety has yet to wor'k out pro- per provision for the care of pre-school children and work- ing mothers." The bureau has recently completed but not released a study on working mothers and child care in Canada, based on figures from the Dominion Bureau of Statistics in connec- tion with a labor-force survey in April, 1967. It shows that at that time in Canada there were more than children under 14 whose mothers worked. Of these, 35 per cent were undef 6. Miss Gelber says that since then the figure has increased because of the trend in the last few years for more and more married women to enter the labor force. She also says she would like to "gear a lot of data to the young girls before they're brainwashed." She says girls are being de- terred "by the myth that be- cause they're developing their minds, they're less feminine." "Parents and vocational counsellors aren't helping them. Vocational counsellors are telling them not to go ahead because they won't get jobs. Parents are afraid they won't get married and the kids are scared. "Margaret Mead, a noted U.S. anthropologist, has said that women today are afraid to succeed lest they be thought less feminine. Men today are afraid to fail lest they be considered less mas- culine. "I think both ore true. We've got to change this and I think advertisers bear a ter- rific responsibility for these perverted attitudes. "If an anthropologist in the next century opened some of today's fashion magazines, he would say that in 1970 a woman over" 30 didn't exist. Or one with grey hair. W o m e n 's activities would consist of going to the hair- dresser or looking beautiful at the races. Ann Landers Forthcoming Marriages and Mrs. F. Brassard of Mos-1 Mr. and Mrs. Claude S. Baker sleigh. of Raymond are happy to an The wedding will take place nounce the forthcoming mar on July 25 at p.m. in the] ria6e of 'heir daughter, Man and Mr. aral Mrs. Vince Wheel ire pleased to announce orthcoming marriage of their laughter Barbara to Mr Janny Saotoni, son of Mr. am lrs. Pete Santoni, all of Left bridge. The wedding will take plac on August 8 at 3 p.m. in SI Basil's Roman Catholi Church1. Mr and Mis. Mike Vrabec iellevue are pleased to an nounce the forthcoming iage of their youngest daugh er Maria Rose, to Mr. Edwai Funfer, eldest afn of Mr Mrs. Joseph Funfer of Ca The wedding will fake place August 22 at 3 p.m. in S Roman Oaflwlic Chine i BeHevue. Mr. and Mrs. William Kwic ak are happy to announce tit engagement of their eldes aughter, Katherine Ann, to Mr Ifichael Ted Pienchala, son Hr. and Mrs. Ted Piertchala !1 of LeOibridge. The wedding is to take place 1 August 1 at 7 p.m. in Firs Tnited Church. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dykshoom Nobleford wish to announce le forthcoming marriage heir eldest daughter, Harmina Inn, to Mr1. Gerald Larry Nay youngest son of Mr. an Mrs. Anton Nayko of Ituna Sask. The wedding is to take place i the Nobleford Christian Re- o r m e d Church on July 25 a "0 p.m. Mrs. M. E. Nago of Coaldale to announce the forth- marriage of her thirt dest daughter, Lynda, to Mr orman Brassard, son of Mr Your Guide tor Gift-Giving 7 Gift Registry When a bride visits our Gift Registry, ll'i the beginning of mony happy ex- periences. As she selects the patterns ond colon for her household trousseau, ihe graciously provides a guide for gift- giving which will serve for years to come. Family and friends may consult these records as they shop for wedding gifts and later at anniversary and holiday times. Shannon Archibald Charlotte Allen Marilyn Baker Sylvia Dorchak Connie Erickion Undo Hardie Joan Hutlan Either Janl Diane Matiiz Ida Montfl Carol Sllmmon Cerena Van Egleren Bertha Van latrhoven Paula Walker Barbara Sharon Warnock Wendy Andtrion Valerit Angyal Donna Waltbauer Piggy Chizmaila Our Bride List DOWNTOWN 606-608 3rd Avenue Phone 327-3747 First United Church, Leth- bridge. Les and Mildred West are pleased to announce the forth- coming marriage of their daugh- ter, Ella, to Mr. Gary Hath- away, son of Doug and Kathy Halbaway of Edmonton. The wedding will be held in First United Church at 7 p.m. on August 8. Mr. and Mrs. John Maryan- cik are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their only daughter, Hoxanne Alison, to Mr. John Phillip (Jack) Car- ney, son of Dr. and Mrs. James Clayton Carney, all of Leth- bridge. The wedding will take place on August 15 at 6 p.m. In St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church. lyn, to Mr. Mark EUineson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ellingson of Taber. The wedding will take place on Wednesday, July 29, in the Alberta Temple at Cardston. Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Jone: wish to announce the forthcom ing marriage of their daughter Diane Margaret, to Mr. Walter Binda, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Binda, all of Coleman. The wedding will take place on August 1 at the Holy Ghos1 Catholic Church, in Coleman. Mr. and Mrs. Eric Alcock are pleased to announce the forth- coming marriage of their only daughter, Sharon Kaye, to Mr. George Allen Bourassa, son of TO BE and Mrs. Harry Quon of Stirling, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Maelin, to Mr. William Kwok, ion of Mr. and Mrs. Bon Seng Kwok of Hong Kong. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bourassa Sf., all of Fort Macleod. The wedding will take place in the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort Macleod at p.m. on July 18. Mrs, Agnes Suni is pleased to announce the forthcoming mar- riage of her daughter, Judi Ann, to Mr. Donald Sydney Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Hall, all of Lethbridge. The wedding will take place on August 8 in Lethbridge. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Van Laer- tioven of Agassiz, B.C. are pleas- ed to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Ber- tha, to Mr. John Cvetko, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Cvetko, Sr. of Lethbridge. The wedding will taka place on July 18 at p.m. in St. Basil's Roman Catholic Church. Mr. and Mrs. Yves Bodiou of Lethbridge are pleased to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter, Elaine Anne, to Mr. James Roth, son af Mr. and Mrs. William Roth, f Coaldale. The wedding will take place n August Chunck 1 in First United CAUGHT FIRST GERMSTON, South Africa AP) A lady newspaper re- wrter campaigned against fast raffic on a principal Germiston avenue and the police set up a speed trap. The reporter was he first offender. DEAR ANN LANDERS: You are always referring to your "experts." So how come you didn't check with somebody be- fore you gave that nothing answer to "Call Me He was the 19-year-old boy who is miserable because people frequently mistake him for a girl on the phone. The fact that you, Ann Landers, are sometlir.es mistaken for j. guy didn't help him much. You should have sent him first to a laryngologist to learn if he lias an abnormality. This can sometimes cause a high-pitched voice. If no abnormality is present, he might get help from a speech therapist. Please suggest to anyone who has a speech disorder, In- cluding voice difficulties, to write to the American Speech and Hearing Association, 9030 Old Goergetown Road, Wash- ington, D.C. 20014. This organization can let people know what help is available to (hem in their own community. Hagers- town, Md. DEAR HAGERS: You are right. My answer was Inade- quate. Thank you for providing me with a tetter one. DEAR ANN LANDERS: II you tell me to M.Y.O.B., I will take your advice, but I do so want to help this young woman. Lizette came to work here six months ago. She has a fine figure, beautiful hair, excellent taste in clothes and a lovely face until she opens her mouth. The girl has several teeth missing and is in dire need of dental care. Bad teeth can make a person look years older. Why doesn't she see this and do something about it? Money is not a problem, I'm sure. She drives a new car and her clothes are the best. Whenever I look at this girl I feel guilty for not having the nerve to speak out. Should I, Ann? If so how? and Hating Myself DEAR TIM: A person who walks around with teeth missing and a moulh that needs restoration does so for one of two reasons. (1) Money problems. (2) A pathological fear of dental work. I suspect Liiette falls into the latter category. Tell her you have a wonderful dentist who is up on the latest anesthetics and that you will try to get an appoint- ment for her if she wishes. The poor girl probably remembers dental agony as it was 20 years ago. She doesn't realize that times have changed. Tell her. DEAR ANN LANDERS: This will probably as t shock to you, but I am in love with my husband. Don't ask me why. He snores, looks at too much TV, rubbernecks when a cute dish struts by in a mini-skirt, forgets to throw his shorls and sox in the hamper and he leaves wet towels on the bathroom floor. I could go on and aren't these things that make a man a rran? My husband has provided me with everything a woman could ask love. I sometimes wonder if I have as much for him. Please print my letter, Ann. It might be a welcome relief from the daily recital of wifely complaints. Sign me No Newlywed DEAR N.N.: Here's your letter and my thanks for writing it. It is indeed a welcome' relief. I don't agree, however, that the faults you listed "make a man a man." EXPLAIN THAT! A letter to the Unitarian Ser- vice Committee read, "This cheque is the total of only three every day items for me. I ride the mile to and from work, to- tal Explain that to some- one who walks twice that just to get water at a well. Panti hose, Explain that to someone who doesn't even wear shoes. Any my favorite bath oil is S1.50. Explain that to some- Due who bathes in e river or irrigation ditch. I USC headquarters is at 56 Sparks Street, Ottawa. F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 cards for l.OO or 251 Each Twelve 7 Number GomM JACKPOT Free and free Card DOOR PRIZE Children under 16 net allowed Learn Hairdressing MARVEL BEAUTY SCHOOL REDUCED RATES-TERMS WRITE FOR FREE INFORMATION OVER METROPOLITAN STORE 326A 8th Ave. Weil, Calgary n op. own Bride-elect, Maxine Kno was honored recently at hower in the home of Mrs Fames McDonald, 512 12 St. t Guests in the home of Mr and Mrs. S. W. Davis during he past week were Mr. an Mrs, Clifford Benttey of De- rat, Mich. While In the city jey visited the local atlrac ions and are now on their wa; tome. Mr. Paul Handerek was re- cently feted at a family supper n the home of Mr. and Mrs teve Handerek on the occas- ion of his 80th birthday. Out-of-town guests for the oc asion were his daughter Mrs Storey and husband, his Mrs. Wayne "Vais ami husband Dr. vams, Cheryl Storey all or askatoon and Mr. and Mrs. eo Handerek and Kelly of edicine Hat. t Mr. and Airs. M. C. O'Donnel Seattle, are visiting ic latter's mother, Mrs. J, B. inner of Lelhbridge. Other csts are Dr. and Mrs. Peter sling of Tacoma, Wash. .rs. Kcsling is granddaughter the hostesses. i SPAN DRY CLEANERS Two Locations To Serve You 112 8th St. S. College Mall Ladies' Suit Jackets Ladies' Plain Skirts Ladies' Slacks Men's Suit Jackets Men's Slacks Me Cash and Carry Only Sak Ends July 18 Wedding Reports Marriage and Engagement Announcement! In The Lethbridge Herald All wedding reports, marriage and engagement announcement! will now be published on a spe- cial page in The Herald's Salurday edition each week. Special requests for publication on other ipecific dayi of the week will be given every consideration. Wedding Reports, with or without picture, will now be accepted in the following forms: Standard Wedding Report- Using the information you provide on The Herald'i standard wedding report form, (available at The REPORT ONLY 5.00 REPORT WITH TWO COLUMN PICTURE Extended Wedding Report- it you wish information published which would additional to that provided on The Herald's standard report form, this will be accepted, and the entirt report will then be charged at 20c per count line. Charas for a two column picture wilh this write-up would be DEADLINE FOR SATURDAY PUBLICATION WILL BE 4 P.M. WEDNESDAY OF THAT WEEK FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE Phone 328-4411 Family Editor. The Uthbrtdge Herald ;