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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July LCTHBRIDGE HERALD-15 Shy ones These shy young puppies back into a corner behind some brooms as Herald photographer Walter Kerber tried to catch them in a playful mood at a home outside of Cranford. But they wouldn't have anything to do with the idea. Cubans strive for full equality of the sexes Ann Landers HAVANA Cuban men soon may have a legal obligation to wash dishes and share other domestic chores with their wives under a now being debated by the Cuban people. The new code would replace antiquated laws governing family inherited from the Spanish colonial era. It among other at implementing the full equality of the sexes. Although Cuba has un- dergone dramatic social changes since the 1959 revolu- tion which brought Fidel Castro to family relationships are still often governed by the old concept of male superiority. The draft code is being dis- cussed and argued at meetings called by -the island's mass organizations and trade unions. The com- mission of juridical which drafted the urged PUBLIC BINQO 16 GAMES S5GG BLACKOUT Until LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. the people to propose amendments if they did not agree with its contents. This is part of the authorities' bia to turn every Cuban into a legislator. All new laws are debated by the entire population and often returned with modifications before their formal approval. The Castro government has gone a long way towards emancipating this Caribbean island's female and about half a million women.have joined the labor force in the last six years. But the government still is meeting strong resistance from tradition-inclined husbands who consider themselves the masters in their families. In the old civil mar- riage was considered as a which implicitly recognized the husband and father as lord and master in his own family. The new fami- ly code defines marriage as voluntarily concerted un- ion of a man and a woman legally joined to live their lives in One aspect of the new code is that a man and woman will be able to get married without witnesses.- The legal age for marriage has been lowered to 16 for in certain which the code does not spell out 18 for boys. a boy of 16 will be able to get married under cer- tain conditions. But on the it will be even easier than hitherto to get married in divorce will be more difficult. Since the it has required only a simple formality and the Cuban authorities are probably alarmed at the divorce rate. The fact that one of the par- ties to the divorce will be able to claim alimony from his or her estranged spouse is a nov- elty in revolutionary Cuba. The payment of will in no case be allowed to exceed a period of one year. The if will not automatically be entrusted to the mother. The decision on custody will rest with a tri- bunal. The draft code also eliminates all former distinc- tions between legitimate and illegitimate children and proclaims that all must be considered equal. Lethbridge DIUPlI Wednesday Fish ft Game Assoc. Dl llllU at P-m- JACKPOT IN 53 NUMBERS 3 Jickpoto 4th 8th 10th f 25 In 7 Numbers GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE FREE CARDS EAOLES HALL. 13th STREET N. FREE No Children Under 1C Yecra LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE 1234-3rd Ave. North REGULAR WID. NIQHT BINQO 8 P.M. 25 GAMES DOUBLE MONEY CARDS MANY EXTRAS This week's Jackpot in 55 numbers 5 CARDS SI CARDS PAY DOUBLE DOOR PRIZE Wo one under 76 years allowed lo LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY at 8 P.M. S500 JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 54 NUMBERS OR LESS ptr wMk until 1st GAME JACKPOT 5th QAME 10th GAME JACKPOT IN 49 NUMBERS run CMVICB HOMB AFTBR BINGO MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND QUESTS NORMANDV LOUNGE CHILDREN UNDER 16 NOT ALLOWED Sponsored by Ladies' Auxiliary to Canadian Legion People taught to relax SASKATOON ple might be able to reduce their anxieties by relaxing through meditation or systematic says Dr. R. W. direc- tor of a research group at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Zemore has completed experiments with the systematic desensitization method which showed a reduction in anxiety caused by the stress of both public speaking and taking ex- aminations. Subjects are taught to relax and then exposed to situations which would normally make them anxious. He is planning further experiments with sub- jects who are afraid of both public speaking and harmless snakes. treatment of one fear carries over to the it will indicate that systematic desensitization might be used to reduce anxiety in Dr. Zemore said the results of the experiment will be com- pared with results from tests with where the subject becomes detached from inner experience. Dear Ann As the mother of two adopted I want to say I was angry and upset by the letter from the young woman who Wanted to know about ar- tificial insemination. She said she and her husband was would never consider adoption because genes are' such a strong factor in the behavioral patterns and. emotional health of children. had been some fortunate of adopted children in both their families. I wonder if the genes in her or her are guarantee does she have that if she and her husband had had their own they would have been physically and mentally Parents who adopt children take a but isn't everything in life a It burned me up when I read that woman's letter because the two children my husband and I selected for adoption were both born with birth defects. That's why we took them. We knew that most people would not. I can't describe the joy and pleasure we have had from our two handicapped youngsters. Such courage and They are an inspiration for all of us. We thank God for them every day of our lives. Name or City Please Dear What beautiful people you God knew where to send those two little ones. How wonderful for all of you. Dear Ann Like everyone I never thought I'd be writing to you but here I am. I've been married four years to a decent man. 26 he is So far we haven't had any major problems. Robert gets along well with my family maybe TOO because this is where the trouble comes in. Last night we returned home about 10 p.m. We had been at my folks' place since 4 had a few watch- ed a little ate supper and talked and talked and talked. That's the problem. Robert loves to talk and he wears everybody out. He doesn't get loud or argumentative. He just doesn't shut his mouth. My mother likes but she is not the most patient person in the world. I can tell when she's had it. I've never said anything to either Mother or Rob. The Should I. try to justify his talkativeness to or should I be frank with -His Wife Dear Perhaps those have something Club corner A Christian Science testimony meeting will be held at p.m. Wednesday in the church 1203 4th Ave. S. Everyone welcome. MLA criticizes male attitudes within party WINNIPEG Rosemary a member of the British Columbia had sharp words for her own political party on the weekend at a national conference of New Democratic Women. Mrs. Brown told the 200 delegates and observers there is a feeling among male members of the NDP that women's liberation is confin- ed to a small of the party. feminists within a Socialist party to have such a Divorce sessions Family called to do with Rob's non-stop monologue. Suggest that he stick with ginger ale next time as an experiment. If you notice a Rob should be told gently. And then explain the situation to your mother. Dieter loses husband Mich. Since she had her jaws wired shut seven months ago in a' dieting Debi Horn has lost 73 pounds and her husband. She also has found herself. a different said Mrs. who had the wires taken out of her jaw this week. not going to let people walk over me any more. had my hair I'm starting to use I go to more trouble to take care of myself. But my marriage is a She and her split up six weeks ago and she said she expects him to file for a divorce. found someone Mrs. Horn says her weight loss and development of a more positive outlook drove a wedge between herself and her husband. It also upset her personal life. She was admitted to hospital in March for a minor nervous disorder arising from the tensions in family relations caused by her treatment. Her oral Dr. Gilbert said such changes are not surprising. a persons's body changes faster than her he said. Dr. Kleiff was has wired the jaws of more than 100 over- weight patients since Mrs. Horn became the first woman in the United States to try such a diet. The 5-foot-7 brunette now weighs 156 pounds and wants to loose another 20 pounds. OTTAWA The Ot- tawa-area divorce rate has soared so high that a special one-week has been called this month to lessen the backlog. County courts normally are closed during July and Au- but the special session was considered necessary to deal with a backlog of 253 un- contested divorce cases. One week is set aside each month for one of Ottawa's six county court judges to hear only divorce cases. 17 cases are heard each day. Divorce applications in the first six months this year are up 14 per cent to an average of 114 a compared with an average 101 a month in the same period last year. In there were 127 ap- plications the largest monthly total on record. Donald registrar of the local court said that before the Divorce Act was amended in 1968 there were about 25 applications fil- ed each month. Divorce grounds include physical and mental drug or alcohol three-year imprisonment and three-year separation. conference on women's rights is either a result of failure on behalf of the party or on behlf of its feminist she said. Mrs. who is the MLA for urged conference participants to withhold support from any candidate who doesn't support the principle of women's liberation. equality of women is the cornerstone of socialism. Women must get out and work for the candidate who'll sup- port women's Turning to the subject of women in she complained that government departments which deal primarily with women have few women employees. Sixty per cent of the welfare recipients in B.C. are but males dominate the decision-making processes in that department. The result is a sexist welfare THE BETTER HALF Mrs. Brown said the party should adopt an affirmative action program for women's rights at its next convention and support the creation of a ministry of women's rights. is inhumane and sadistic to make women go through this struggle unnecessarily. The party must endorse these measures so that some of the burden and pain will be alleviated and the struggle shortended. of this conference will come the blueprint showing how all of us can do more. It will mark the beginning of the end of an STUNG BUT SURVIVED The greatest number of bee stings sustained by any surviving human is by Johannes at the Gwaii River in in 1962. By Barnes 'I'll bet the only reason your mother's cooking tasted so good was because it wasn't costing you HELP US TO HELP The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Household Effects CALL 328-2860 FOR PICK-UP SERYiCF or LEAVE AT 412 1st AYE. S. The Rug Drapery Shoppe inventory Our Accountant advises us that we must ciear 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 SHA6 PLUSH Colon to chooM from SALE 9 49 Sq. Yd. OZITE RUBBER BACKED CARPET Colors SALE......... 3 95 Sq. Yd. Several Rolls of Multl Color SHAG PLUSH and SCULPTURED SHAG SALE PRICED FROM 1 ROLL OF GOLD SCULPTURED NYLON SALE 5 49 Sq.Yd. CMKC APPROVED 24 OZ. TWEED SHORT SHAG 595 Sq. Yd. Roll Gold Roll Green SALE..... 12 ROLLS CIWHC APPROVED VINYL LINOLEUM i SALE SSJ.TB. OVER 35 REMNANTS and ROLL ENDS Various Sizes CLEARING AT OFF Instillation by JonrniymM Carpal Liyors Torms to Sail Your Budgil Muter Chirp or dtargtx Fm or Small Comilitt Tllo. Praatry ISO ROLLS OF CARPET AND LINOLEUM To Quota From RUG DRAPERY SHOPPE 324 -13th Street North Phone 329-0712 ;