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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 iht Lfc. I HBHIUue MCMMLU Delegates offer recommendations VANCOUVER Delegates to the conference ot the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs this week passed recommendations to the federal government on Canada pension plan income tax exemptions and the Canadian constitution. Five recommendations dealing with the pension plan urged that provisions of the plan apply equally to men and and that equitable benefits be applied to par- ticipatory spouses Benefits should be made available to all dependents listed on in- come tax not just to spouses and resolution said. The federation also recommended the basic per- sonal exemption for income tax purposes be increased to from Constitutional amendments recommended included incor- porating the Canadian bill of rights in the constitution of Canada and ratifying the United Nations' universal declaration of human rights They also urged prompt action in amending the Canadian constitution Also passed was a motion that the federal government implement recommendations of the Royal Status of Women Commission CALLING RECEPTION in honor ol the marriage of Garth Rudd and Rita Moxley July to 6 p.m. 2855 North Parkside Drive after you see your doctor JpO bring your prescription to 1609 9th A S ___________________ liiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiil Business ventures plentiful Women find own opportunities NEW YORK Many feminists are progress- ing beyond their demand of equal pay for equal work and are establishing a myriad of businesses by and for women. Such women no longer are demanding equal opportunity from men but are establishing it for themselves. They are translating rhetoric into big business in in- plumbing and moving They some may say on meeting the needs of women while they open jobs here- tofore locked away behind male-bolted doors. Liberation primers like I'm Running Away from Home but I'm Not Allowed to Cross the Street and Anatomy of A Feminist Analysis of Psy- chotherapy and William's Doll are written by published by feminist printed at all-female plants and sold at movement-oriented bookstores. Spinoff products like male T-shirts saying and buttons A Woman's Place is in the House and the Senate are sold at numerous female order houses and movement- leaning boutiques around the country. There also is a moving and an exterminating business called Ladykillers. Some militant feminists resent their monetary successes though they are derived from the legitimate need for the services or products supplied. But the businesswomen believe that the era of women volunteering their services must end. This was reinforced by a resolution passed by the National Organization for Women O.W One thing on which the women agree is as men are doing most of the ripping off. Feminists are most annoyed by men who come out with the the male nude calendars and nu- merous erotic publications such as Playgirl and Viva and Virginia Slims cigarettes which Come a Long Creators of such products reply they are only giving women what the men know they want. A spokesman for Virginia Slims said. are not ripping off the movement. On the the cigarette meets the need or preference which is out there for taste in the feminine Stephanie Marcus of Liberation Enterprises mail order house here held up a male-designed jean patch which read LIB in red letters and said. women would buy this It has no dignity The man didn't feel he just wanted to rip off the When A T and T Western Electric and about 20 other major corporations want to have their con- sciousness raised about affirmative action programs for they go to Jennifer McCleod Associates in Princeton N J The market analyst and her female economists and psy- chologists consult with corporations on how to discover and use much talent hiding there behind female They also help plan maternity-and paternity-leave pro- grams and elimination of sexrole stereotyping in employ- Ms. McCleod said. Another women's Jacqueline com- bined seven years of movement work with 10 years of volunteer public relations experience when she recently formed Jacqueline Ceballos Productions here. Ms Ceballos says a drawback is that have no time for a private life But she manages to spend time with her children and when he comes from South America. complains I'm busy all the time. But if I had more I wouldn't be so busy She also formed the New Feminist Talent Associates so when congresswoman Bella writer Germame Greer and virtually all prominent feminists tour the U.S. lecture no part of their fees goes to men The agency books them at any of colleges or service clubs for up to Some of their talent comes from two psychiatrists and a leader of N.O.W.'s study group on masculinity They lecture on how men can benefit from women's equality New Feminist Talent Associates is the business of educating the public to the finer points of women's liber- said Jane who took over from Ms. Ceballos try to do it with more integrity and purpose than a regular lecture bureau These aims are shared by publishing houses such as Daughters. Inc. of Vermont and Inc of which deal only with books by mainly with feminist orientation are in general middle-class said June an author and founder of Inc like books that reflect their world and views and are not really interested in books written by women. They think women don t write good books So women start to write like have male heroes We hope to change Lollipop Power in Chapel N and Joyful World Press in San Francisco publish children's books which of- fer alternatives to Dick and Jane primers. Dick always was shown running and playing while Jane and Sally were usually watching and perhaps eating The new-style books have heroines as well as heroes Girls as well as boys are active and initiate repair toys and do all sports. Boys as well as girls are sen- express their feelings and may even play with dolls William's Harriet the and How to Go to Work When Your Husband is Against Your Children Aren't Old Enough and There's Nothing You Can do Anyhow are popular items on shelves of the Sisterhood Bookstore in Los Angeles and Labyris in New York They sell virtually only literature by most with feminist viewpoints H Jordans Superb Leader Now Featured at Spectacular Savings MIDSUMMER SALE FINE BROADLOOMS Cheap carpet at a cheap price is not good value. The smart shopper will buy the best quality at the low- est possible price Save or More Haven't you always dreamt of dressing your home in the warmth and charm of fine luxurious Now these dreams will come There is a unique rare opportunity to buy Jordans finest broadlooms at remarkably low prices. When you buy from Jordans you deal with some- one you can Your assurance of satisfaction is Jordans 45 year reputation for quality and service and integrity. 12 SALE 1 Z 5 High very subtle tone-on-tone pattern in shimmering nylon Ten beautiful shades. SALE I 3 delicately patterned carpet in extremely durable heat-set staple nylon. Gorgeous colour range of eleven shades SALE 1 3 One of the most popular unique blending of nylon creates the multi-colour effect. SALE 1 4 5 Gloriously coloured in a lush deep pile with a gracefully sculptured pattern Ten beautiful shades. Jordans Herald- Family Temperance union educates public to perils of alcohol BC. Moving into its second cen- tury the Woman's Christian Temperance Union has dropped its drive for prohibi- tion and instead is pushing for increased public education on the perils of alcohol Prohibition is no longer a practical says Janetta the organization's sci- entific temperance instruc- tion superintendent the and par- ticularly should be able to get all the informa- tion they need to make an in- telligent decision about alco- hol Although WCTU members practise abstinence from alco- drugs and aim- ing for education and rehabili- tation of non-members who do the Canadian organ- ization dropped prohibition in a revised constitution in 1968 Mrs Rogers said the only time alcohol is justified is in the case of a dying person. Bible 'Give wine to those who are ready to die' Brain damage is the most immediate result of drinking she said. dam- age started with the first because alcohol cut the supply of oxygen to the brain. LEFT WITH NO MONEY Mrs Rogers said she learn- ed first-hand of the human misery caused by alcohol at the age of when her father died on a steamship that cap- sized in 1918 Evidence at an inquest showed the captain had been drinking when the ship foundered No compensation was paid to passengers who died in the so it left her mother with three small children to support and no money In a campaign for public education on the dangers of rehabilitation of alco- and a ban on liquor and tobacco advertising that has lasted since she took the temperance pledge in child- Mrs Rogers said the Le Dam report was the high point. has been frustrating work at but it has been wonderful since the Le Dam report recognized alcohol as a sedative-hypnotic drug consider that to be WCTU's biggest achievement in the last 100 years And now we'll keep pressing the gov- ernment to take action on public education In a brief presented to Van- couver city Mrs. Ro- gers said that B C liquor sales rose to 5 million in 1973 from million in 1969 During the same taxpayers paid million for public damage caused by she said Increases were recorded in industrial and traffic deaths and alcohol-induced physical and mental neglected children and broken families big problem in count- eracting the effects of alcohol is we have no statistics relat- ing alcohol to said Mrs Rogers we still teach wine- making courses in public educational facilities Mrs Rogers criticized churches that serve wine at communion can't understand why the church would serve wine at communion when its neither sacred nor holy I wish they'd wake up and reconsider the entire problem Golden Mile Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m Tickets are on sale for the four-day trip to Billings and the Custer Battlefield. Please note the change of the trip will now take place Sept 16 to 19. Tickets are also on sale for the two-day trip to Waterton Senior citizens who wish to have small repairs done THE BETTER HALF around the house are asked to contact 327-6401 The centre is starting a dai- ly phone call service for shut ins and lonely citizens who would like to hear from someone Interested persons are asked to call 327-6401. There are a few tickets left for the mystery trip on the afternoon of August 9 The bus for Cutbank will leave at 9 30 a m August 6 The organized fall activities will start again Sept 9 By Barnes man learned he could not live by bread he invented the sandwich Sense of involvement possible after retirement TORONTO Can a man who has spent 40 years of high-pressure competition in the business world maintain a sense of involvement in his retirement question about said W.E a veteran of 40 years as Toronto branch sales manager for a textile firm it takes innovation and the application of another im- portant business prin- by objec- tives Mr. Nicol and many others now m retirement are actively involved in community volun- teer work His Allan Upshall referring to the manager with a department store chain for 43 nodd- ed in agreement have Mr. UOshall referring to the 200 retired executives now in- Senior VIP with the initials standing for Volunteers in Public are at we are in- volved and we are in- Mr Nicol is chairman and Mr. Upshall a member of the executive committee estab- lished last fall to mobilize for social purposes the skills of retired business leaders plan is to ex lend the field of volunteer Mr. Nicol said. both seen too many former associates the word for it-after the first flush of retirement FIRST PRESIDENT REGINA Dr. John a native of Sask was appointed Wednesday as the first president of the new 1 TniuArcitu RocTina ;