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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 UTIIBRIDCE HERAID Monday, Junn 8, 1970 One Sentence Lasts MONTREAL (CP) Jeanne Wan en. newly ap- pointed judge of Quebec's pro- vincial social welfare court, says rendering a decision on a child is extremely important because it affects not only his life but the lives of everyone surrounding him. "After all." said the petite blonde of 48. "such a judg- ment can affect a child's whole life, and a child is never an isolated unit, so his parents and family aie af- fected as well. "I realize these judgments must consider the points of view of child, parents and so- ciety." Mrs. Warren said she has "great faith" in parents, al- though "there are no easy an- swers to problems currently affecting family structures and I am suspicious of those who say they do." Her appointment became effective in an easy time to be appointed to the social welfare court, since all traditions and institutions are being challenged." But she feels "important changes in administration of justice will develop." SEES HOLES IN LAW Her experience as a mem- ber of a Quebec commission on health convinced her that "while we are not backward in social welfare, there are holes in our legislation due to tte fact that legislation has been voted piece by piece." Mrs. Warren, a mother of one, has been a force in JUDGE WARREN 300 SUNGLASSES to choose from AVAILABLE IN YOUR RX Quebec social welfare since I94d when she became the first woman to be admitted to the Quebec bar. After studying criminology and "a few courses in sociol- ogy" at the London School of Economics, she joined the j Quebec civil service in 1918 to j head a department of Youth Prelection Schools. Her career was interruuted in 1953 when she mot and i married architect Walter Warren. "I had to resign iny position because I was getting mar- ried, and that was 17 years ago. You see how things have changed." Marriage meant moving to Montreal, but Mrs. Warren says she could have continued her work "if it hadn't been for that ridiculous rule about married women, which has been changed, thank good- ness." She filled in time with vol- unteer work and lecturing on welfare legislation before en- tering private practice. It was 1962 when she returned to public life as an election can- didate for the Union Nation- ale. She was defeated. "My father took me to polit- ical meetings and had many lawyers among his friends. I think I came to believe that the law was one entry into public life." SHE'S NO FEMINIST Mrs. Warren does not like being described as a feminist. "Even in my youth I never would have joined the W c m e n 's Liberation Move- As far as I am con- cenKjd, women have then1 freedom but it is up to them to work hard to take advan- tage of it. "I can't see myself march- ing in the streets. I consider that passe." Asked if she would prefer to be minister of a government department rather than a judge, she replied: "It wasn't until last year that I'developed enough cour- age to mention my age. I re- alized how stupid I was being and thst attitude was part of the feminine folklore that I dislike. "Now that I have told you I am 48, I will explain that I tlu'nk that 48 is tively, at the bench but is it that young for poli- tics? Political life is so de- manding. "Perhaps if I had been 10 years younger I would have tried politics again as a means of achieving my goals in social welfare. I am not sure. But I do believe there is a great contribution to be made on the bench. "On the bench, I will come face to face with reality." Jn Jnl Of 'own Xi Nu Chapter Bela I'lii will meet Tuesday al a: 15 p.m. at (lie home of Mrs. L. CWC Luncheon Wednesday Outdoor barbecuing teeh- will be presented by Sirs. Kay llcaton al the Chris- tian Women's Club luncheon on Wednesday, at Svcn Ei'icksen's Family Restaurant at p.m. Mrs. Gary Marker will be vocalist and Mary J. Johnson, national representat i v e of Christian Women's Club will be featured speaker. Christian Women's Club is affiliated with the Christian Business ar.d Professi o n a 1 Women locally and is a part of an international association of homemakers with over 750 groups located in Canada and the U.S.A. The club has a monthly luncheon meeting and has no (lues or membership. All interested women may attend and reservations may be made with Mrs. Esther Sawatfky, 328-4886. A nursery service is provided by reserva- tion. Cliamla 318 2-llh St. S. Pro- gram by Mrs. Chandu on tte Very Great. The CPU Pensioners Associ- ation meeting will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in local clubrooms. A good attendance, requested. General meeting of Assump- tion CWL in the parish hall on Wednesday, June 10 al 3 p.m. Guests and interested persons will be welcome at 9 p.m. for a showing of slides on Peru by Miss Millie Ilagel, RN of Medi- cir.e Hat. Sigma Chapter of B eta Sigma Phi will meet al the home of Mrs. Sharon Wilson U07 23rd St. S., Tuesday, at B p.m. The program will be pre- sented by Mrs. Bernice Red- man and" Mrs. Sharon Wilson on drama and dance. Co-host- ess is Mrs. Dcreen Soderquist. LONG WAITING LIST VICTORIA (CP) The Victo- ria Medical Society says the Greater Victoria area has the longest hospital wailing list in Canada. SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE Rose Yellow Feet, director of the Lethbridge Friendship Centre and Albert lapotac, native court worker, examine a few of the many the children's room while for adults there is a television set with lamp and rug; books, coffee perculator, table tennis set and a typewriter for the office. Among the articles donated to the centre. A barrage of toys, puzzles, many donors are the Hamilton Junior High School Red games and books as well as a crib and mattress are in Cross Youth, AID and McKillop UCW and Lesion Member (5 Attends 22 Meets OTTAWA (CP) Lil Saun- ders of Toronto is 93 years old and proud to have attended all but one of the Royal Cana- dian Legion's 23 national con- ventions. But after four days of the Ottawa meeting she's ready to go home. Mrs: Saunders lost her suit- case at the Chateau Laurier hotel when she checked in Saturday and it still hasn't been found. Without her clothes, Mrs. Saunders had been forced to wear the same legion uniform jacket, blouse and le- gion coffee-stained white dress for the last four days. Although legion officials have made arrangements to buy her clothing, Mrs. Saun- ders would still appreciate getting her suitcase back. "It had my discharge and service papers in the outside pocket... no use to anybody but the former First and Second World War nurse said. Mrs. Saunders, hoping to become the first 100-year-old female Legionaire. says keep- N'EVER BEEN LATE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) An employment official of the Louisville Courier-Journal and Times asked a young female ap- plicant how was her punctuation and got an unusual reply: "Sir, I've never been late for work in my she said. Knows Her Salmon VICTORIA (CP) Ins Rooke of Victoria is a girl who knows her and out of the water. Miss fiooke, who cuts strip bail for marina operator Rhys Dans, took on her boss in a fishing competition recently and won hands down. Her catch: a whopping 30.8-pound Chinook. THANK Will The Lethbridge Association for the Mentally Retarded extend a sincere Thank You To all those who assisted in any way in the recent FLOWERS OF HOPE CAMPAIGN To date the Total Amounf Received is RECEIVES DEGREE Miss Joyce Tomie B.Sc. has received a degree in library science with honors at the spring convocation of the Uni- versity of Alberta in Edmon- ton. Formerly of Lethbridge Miss Tomie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sieve Tomie of Lethbridge. She has now re- smned her position as head li- brarian at Ciicmcell in Edmon- ton. SALES REPRESENTATIVE A leoding appliance manufacturer requires a sales representative for Southern Alberla. The man we are looking for will reside in lelhbride, be aggressive, a starier, capable of promoting (ho salo of our products with an established dealer organization. He should own o late model car and be be- tween 21 and 40 years of age. Retail sales experi- ence would be a definite asset. Remuneration by salary and commission with all expenses paid. Our company offers a complete training program. All replies treated c'onridenhally. Please reply1 in writ- jj inn oiving a complete resume to Box 46, Herctltl MIIS noxAi.nso.N COUNTRY run TKA Ladies Section of the LHh- bridge Country Club will held a piilin tea and fnshicn- show <-fi the club hf'U.so Friday f ro m Welcoming guests will bo Mr.s. A. G. ar.d Mr.s. II. VV. Peake. umveiior is Mrs. N. 0. Gillespic. HAUL I A freight train long enough f.o reach 1 l-.'i limes around the world would IK; rvrcdcd to trims- port, (he world's annual produo j 1 lion of wheat. I ing active in mind and body" is her motto for longev- ity. Although she doesn't smoke. Airs. Saunders is not "strictly temperance" and says she has enjoyed a few drinks at the convention's social affairs. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Btdg. 328-4095 CITY OF LETHBRiDGE HEALTH UNIT DENTAL SERVICE A free dental service is available to all pre-school children of the City during the months of June, July and August. Appointments for topical application of fluorides may be made by phoning the Health Unit office at 327-2166. DR. A. A. BYRNE, Medical Officer of Health. June 1, 1970. 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