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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 16-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1974 I Feminist force striving for gender-free society N.O.W. president says 'women's right not enough9 NEW YORK The women's liberation movement in North America is at a moving from trying to achieve equality in a man's world to changing what men are in society The National Organization for Women O W the world's most powerful femin- ist declared one of its top priorities was to create a gender-free rather than fight primarily for women to reach equal status with men Lawyer-author Karen de elected NOW president at its conference in said rights is not enough We don't want to enter the we want to change it We want to challenge what's happening Pressures great should not try to be equal to where men are in but to change what they to change the disfunctional way we live whicn harms men and children She said that instead of girls fighting to enter the Little do away with Little League The organization is a microcosm of stresses on males to succeed and be infallible After the it was learned that a 12-year-old Cincinnati boy hanged himself because of the pressures related to his Little League Demand impeachment One major challenge to society was to call for the impeachment of President es- pecially because he impounded funds for child health and vital to the needs of women She has received numerous Bibles whose anonymous senders have underlined the passage about judge for you shall be judged in turn The women want to spread the word of feminism around the world and resolved to increase their international which now number 14 N.O W. is challenging America's mainstream through taking on some of its major from the tax department to the steel industry and Sears one of the country's largest companies. Combatting groups They also are combatting right-wing groups such as the Ku Klux John Birch Society and Anti-Abortion Right-to-Life for their op- position to various aspects of women's rights. N the largest feminist organization with members in 700 chapters in the United will encourage women to withhold all including what they term if the equal-nghts-for- women amendment to the constitution is not ratified If the amendment doesn't go into women will be denied adequate representa- tion for their taxation Only five more states are needed to ratify the amendment for it to become law. Strength increasing Feminists- are increasing their muscle by joining with compliance and regulatory agen- cies such as the Equal Employment Oppor- tunity Commission and the Federal Trade Commission to force an end to sex discrimination. Two of NO.W.'s main targets are the steel industry and which has been labelled a target by the EEOC for its alleged discriminatory practices The Sears annual report stresses its affir- mative action program is a success and women are well represented in all levels of its mammoth operations The commission and N 0 W disagree N.O W legal Vice-President Judith Lonn- quist has filed a challenge to the justice de- partment's consent decree awarding women and minorities back pay in the steel industry Attorney Lonnquist argued that the terms of settlement were not sufficient Lesbians oppressed Feminists have achieved success recently in lobbying with the Federal Commu- nications Commission in television station licence challenges in San Diego and New York Although none has been ruled the various stations are working on improvements in their employment practices and programming regarding women Their efforts also are spread over the widest possible age and sex including males which make up 10 per cent of N 0 W s membership and lesbians who complain they are oppressed with the egalitarian NOW Men and older women decreed they would no longer be the silent minorities within the Girls compose recipes for wild edible plants Alta An illustrated recipe book of some common wild edible plants is the objective of three girls involved m an Oppor tumties for Youth pro- ject in the Camrose area of east-central Alberta Becky Enckson of Cheryl Bartlett of Duchess and Grace Heiberg of Kmgman were compiling in- formation on the uses of many plants common to much of Alberta Not only food recipes are being but also medicinal uses and a historical study of wild plants which have been of value to people in the area The girls were living m a lean-to in the Battle River Valley for the preparing wild plants for their meals and research and com- piling their book at the Camrose Lutheran College biology laboratory Miss Heiberg said most wild vegetables have up to 50 per cent more nutritive value than garden or force-grown vege- tables The juice from wild rose petals for instance con- tains 60 pei cent more vitamin C than lemon juice The girls planned to finish compilation of their book by the end of ready for publication in August It will be offered free to Camrose and district residents CALLING RECEPTION in honor of the marriage of Garth Rudd and Rita Moxley July to 6 p.m. 2855 North Parkside Drive The Rug Drapery Shoppe After- Inventory Our Accountant advises us that we must clear worth of stock by August 10th. So we're offering many great savings. PATTERNED KITCHEN CARPET SALE Sq. Yd. 24 OZ. RUBBER BACK SHAG Colors SALE 6 49 Sq. Yd. SOLID COLOR SHAG PLUSH Colors to choose from SALE............ 9 49 Sq. Yd. OZITE RUBBER BACKED CARPET Shades Colors SALE......... 3 95 Sq.Yd. Several Rolls of Multi Color SHAG PLUSH and SCULPTURED SHAG SALE PRICED FROM 95 Sq. Yd. 1 ROLL OF GOLD SCULPTURED NYLON SALE 5 49 Sq. Yd. CMHC APPROVED 24 OZ. TWEED SHORT SHAG 95 Sq.Yd. Roll Gold Roll Green SALE n i 5 12 ROLLS CMHC APPROVED VINYL LINOLEUM SALE 4 49 Sq. Yd. OVER 35 REMNANTS and ROLL ENDS Various Sizes CLEARING AT OFF by jNrMymin Cirpit Liyirs Toms la Suit Your Budgit Mulir or Chirgox FFN or Small CoMiloto Llnolium. Tile. Drapery 150 ROLLS OF CARPET AND LINOLEUM To Choosi From I RUG DRAPERY SHOPPE Phone 329-0712 Official opening Aug. 1 Women's Place Rita and Janice are working hard to get their permanent headquarters at 605 10th St. S. into shape before the off icial opening of Women's Place on Aug. 1. An open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m Coffee will be served and mothers are welcome to bring their children. Yummy Rummy pilot project for nutrition education EDMONTON Yummy Rummy is being played in Alberta schools The game is part of a food-m- school pilot project involving nutrition education In Yummy children are dealt five cards each Instead of spades and cards show ham- carrots and along with some of the foods such as soda pop Each card has a point for zero for pop When the winner collects full-course he yells Yummy Rummy. The pilot project began when a Nutrition Canada sur- Society elects executive The Memorial Society of Southern Alberta has elected a slate of of- ficers for the coming term Ingeborg Tope is president Vice- president is Marian Dormaar. Board of directors includes Lillian Edith Corinne Le Blanche Hazel Skaronski and Kay Vasalenak Harold Shaw remains with Hugh Peck as treasurer issued last disclosed teenagers are among the most undernourished Canadians The Alberta department of agriculture decided to do something Devising the food-m-school the department tried it out in four Edmonton elementary schools and in one school each in We- Lakedale and Oko- toks Some have been operating since others were started in January and an extra pro- for kindergarten chil- was introduced a few months ago It is difficult to calculate the total cost for the children says Edna Clark of the agriculture department's consumer market section In the education is bal- anced with actual food items. At some children get a carton of milk before 9 a m. classes In they get a small snack at a peanut butter sandwich or raisins and a celery coupled with orange juice or milk. A team of home economists and nutrition specialists from the agriculture department show a film on then teach some of the basics of food nutrients. we hope is that teachers will be motivated to carry on the work said Lorraine co-ordinator of the four Edmonton projects. Besides traditional educa- tional aids such as nutrient chaits and food the department provides puzzles and games such as Yummy Rummy to help children gain awareness of good nutrition parents and stu- dents were evaluating the projects Edna Clarke hoped to have a report this summer so sions can be made before the new school year begins If the conclusions were favorable the program might be extended -The Herald Family Topless models highlight Paris fashion show PARIS Topless black only white-knit bikini bot- toms stole Thurs day at the Paris fashion collection of Andre Courreges The models carried broomstick-size knitting nee- pretending they were still making their bikini tops as they came on stage The Courreges collection was the most amusing to watch in with a joke or gag every minute It depicted such situations as the moon landings or the frustration of the housewife cooing with her telephone while watching the dinner cook on the stove Knitwear played an impor- tant role in the Courreges col- with large knit and pearl stitches employed for long evening sheaths with draw-string waistlines and layered sweater pullovers There were still lots of trou- sers for active sportswear The newest shapes have a contoured waist yoke and wide legs stopping three inches above the an ef- fect suggesting a school boy growing out of his first pair of long trousers The winter sport scene was enlivened by Courreges s five- year-old daughter sprinkling plastic snow on the heads of the models Ski clothes featured bloused knickers for both men and women made of shiny silver or fur The famous little white sheaths immortalized by reges m the 1960s reappeared in wool crepes or jersey Courreges in the 1960s reappeared in wool crepes or jersey Courreges finally aban doned his traditional mini dresses and all skirts were scaled just underneath the worn with solt-soled lace up ice-skater s boots ex- tending to mid-calf Evening clothes had lots of see-through tops in sheer chif- fon or organza PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES BLACKOUT Until LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S HALL Cor. 13 St. 6 Ave. North JULY 26th 8 o'clock 4th and 8th Games in 7 Numbers 12th Game 5 CARDS FOR OR EACH BLACKOUT JACKPOT IN 57 NUMBERS LUCKY NAME DRAW WORTH LUCKY NUMBER DRAW WORTH WEEKLY DRAW WORTH 3 FREE GAMES DOOR PRIZE Panont Under 16 Yeirt Not Allowed by ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB_____________ PRIMROSE SHOP LTD. 613 -4 Ave. S. Phone 327-2244 JULY CLEARANCE Spring Summer Stock Savings of to Open to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday Chargex Master Charge ;