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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Mt iSTHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, June J4, 1970 Engineering Grad YW Grant 'Bui Not to graduate from Carieion Uni- versity with a master's degree in engineering. Raised in Ottawa, Hiss Hum says her high school interest in science and mathematics led us veiy u.............. her into a field few women at-1 of building design as well tempt. i materials." wanted lo get into some-1 Miss Hum's summer job thing where 1 could use both." said in an interview at Car- leton's computer centre where she is working for the summer. Since she was advised on en- tering university that she would not lose her first year at Carle- ton if she did not wish to con- tinue in engineering, she de- cided to try it. She liked it, stayed on, and was one of three girls to gradu- ate in 1968 with a bachelor of veyor. It was outdoor engineering degree. anrt Mrs. .lean Khidlity. president of the Lethln-idge YWCA said that the 52.121.1 granted by the city council Monday would put Hie association "mil of debt a little but iwl help as much as needed." i In a brief presented by Ihe YW to city council Monday night, it was stated that unless there was continued interest atxl support, the YW would bej forced to clcse its doers. City council, however, in ap- proving the grant said no The Ladies' Auxiliary to TOE iNu. 2100, will hold it regular meeting Thursday, at 8 p.m. in mcrey for deficits would be al- j will lotcd 'in the coming year. W. L lliompwn, Mrs. Fimllav said the board M. Koss. u. Mupuw. A. Ferby, II. George. There will be initiation. Hi Neighbor Club will hold xn gcl-logdher .nit Ileniler- sun Lake picnic ground, Satur- day from 7 to p.m. Lo- cation will be identified by Ihe music. Thssc attending are re- is looking into other possibilities to make'up the YW's de- ficit. The previously granted in lieu if 1970 taxes. USE CLISAR WATEI! YW Director Resigns Post The bcsrd cf the Lethbridge YWCA has araiounced the re-' tirement of Mrs. Dorothy Lan- caster, executive director, ef- fective .lime 1. Mrs. Lancaster has held the pest cf executive director since 1961. No replacement lor Mrs. Lancaster has yet been sought bv the board. I TORONTO (CP) Never i quci-led to supply own supper it' wash a lea strainer or a fine! desired, although coffee, pop sieve in soapy water. Rinse in i and ctaii'is will uc supplied. Ev- clcar water lo" avoid an unpleas-i erycne is welcome and Old ant flavor when the sieve is Dancers and Pemmicaw used again. 'Club members arc invited. S-T-R-E-T-C-H YOUR DOLLAR Diamond Engagement Rings OFF Thursday, Friday and Salurday If It's In Town It's DOWNTOWN at SANDY'S JEWELLERY "304 on the Second Floor to Serve You More" UPSTAIRS at 304 5th 5. S. PHONE 327-46J5 "We had a really good class, and we a.ll got along very well. There was lots of class' spirit- probably more than in the classes without any girls." Civil, or structural, engi- neering is Miss Hum's spe- cialty, and she sees a great for the computer in this were joyed it because it was outside, "Sure you get your hands dirty, but it's not ail that hard, and there are probably lots of girls who like outdoor work." Afler getting some practical experience in her field, she would like to get a doctorate so area, j that she could lecture at univer- "There's a lot of computer sity. work being a matter---------------------- of fact I did my thesis on auto-; mated design. The field is really opening up. STUDIES DIET OF PREG- NANT WOMEN Mrs. Ag nes Higgins. a dietician and executive director of Uie Montreal Diet Dispensary, in- stigated a study of the diets of indigent pregnanat pregnant women in Mon- treal, The study shows that each women averaged a daily deficit of 778 calories and 39 grams of protein. Mrs. Higgins recommends that all public maternity patients be given diet counselling. Women Meet. Fri.dfi.-y Voice of Alberta Native Women Society will hold an or- ganizational meeting for Metis and Treaty Women, Friday at p.m. in the Lethbridge Friendship Centre, comer of 1 Ave. and 5 St. S. The purpose of the society is to help native women learn to communicate with each other as well as with white women. It also aids them in realizing and understanding basic rights as Canadian citizens. Rose Yellow Feet, director of the Friendsliip Centre is south- em Alberta president of the so- ciety and was involved with the formation of the society in Ed- monton. Following the meeting, Eric Russell, Calgary community development officer for Indian Affairs, will be on hand to an- swer any questions. YWCA VISITORS The YWCA received a cheery visit from members of the Bela Sigma Phi City Council one sunny afternoon this week. Mrs. Belly Dorren, City Council president, left, chats with Mrs. Helen Haufe, YWCA treasurer, standing and Mrs. 8abs Treber, City Council treasurer right. The talk likely concerns finances as the Council re- cently donated lo Ihe YWCA. The six chapters have also donated to the Ki- wanis Music Festival and scholarships each to the Kate Andrews Memorial scholarship and Alberta Dance Festival. Midi Length Not New To 1920 Cursing Staff PETERBOROUGH, Ont. (CP) things were slack. Margaret In 1820 Ihe length of a nurse's S Kekl of Keene, Ont.. added: "When our shifts were short- ened to 12 hours. our pay was reduced to J4. From that we LONGER SKIRTS KUALA LUMPUR (AP) Women reporters covering the Malaysian visit of Saudi Ara- bia's King Faisal were officially requested not to wear mini- skirts or slitted sarongs. BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AViNUE NORTH WEDNESDAY at P.M. Jackpot 5125 in 54 Numbers in 7 Numbers .1th Slh 12 Games Doubled In 7 Numbers 5 Cards 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER U SPONSORED BY THE lOYAt ORDER OF MOOSE skirl seemed so important it was measured every week al Nicholls Hospital. "Every Sunday morning we were lined up and the length of our skirts was measured with a ruler." says Charlotte Sturgeon of Manilla, Ont, They had to be exactly four inches from the floor. j Mrs. Sturgeon is one of seven I OStS c 1 a s s m a t e s of the hospital school's class of 1920 who gath- ered to celebrate the 50th anni- versary of their graduation. Women Blamed For Nol. Taking They said their uniforms were heavy, stiffly starched and made by the nurses themselves. were forbidden." says Irene Biexard of Toronto. "Our HAMILTON (CP) Bruce j Peel, president of the Canadian Library Association, said here that women are partly to blame for the leadership crisis in the library profession be- cause they will not accept the resporisibility to delegate au- hair was parted in the middle j tharily. and drawn back into a knob on He said in an interview that top of our heads." Pear! Gray of Peterborough recalled that they worked for a day, with two hours off if AVENUE'S GREATEST SALE EVER! CONTINUES Believe us folks we don't have many sales buf when we do you can rest assured it's a good one This is a good one. So don't miss out Hurry in and save right now on summer shoes now when you need and want them most! NaLurtiliser SHOES Colors: While, Beige, Black, Brown Reg. to 21.00 values SUMMER SALE, PAIR ONLY 13 Red SHOES Reg. 21.00 values SUMMER SALE, 4 QQ PAIR ONLY 13 8.99 WHITE DRESS AND SLING BACK PUMPS Regular to 16.95 Value SUMMER SALE, FAIR ONLY1 TERRIFIC VALUE! CHUNK HEELS Newest styles ond colors Regular to 16.95 Values SAIE PRICED PAIR OHIY 6.99 and 7.99 OUR ENTIRE STOCK HANDBAGS 25% All SUMMER SANDAIS D WE '-'EAN EVERYTHING GREATLY REDUCED IN PRICE! Ul McFARLAND BLDG. LETHBP.IDGE head librarian posts now are being filled by men because women value their personal re- lationships with library staffs more. i Mr. Peel said too few librari- j j rise through the ranks to i take administrative jobs to give Canada enough library adminis- tratars. 1 In a speech to librarians i at the opening session of the CLA's 25th annual conference I here, Mr. Peel said: "If it had not been for the im- Iportaiion. of specialists and managerial types Canadian li- i braries would not have kept up i with the expansion of recent years." paid a month for our room and hoard." In 1920, girls v.-ere supposed to be 21 years old het'ore they en- tered nursing training, recalls Helen Anderson of Peterbor- ough. "Hospital officials wanted our girlhood to be officially over be- fore we slatted nursing. They felt that once we had worked in a hospital, our youth was gone forever." Olive Waterman of Toronto says: "There were no sterilizers or disposable instruments. We had to boil all our instruments. We made our' own bandages and dressings, too. and we had to lift patients from bed to bed ourselves." All of the women recall that registered nurses were hired during the Depression years to wait on tables in the Nicholls Hospital residence. Helen Elson of Millbrook, Ont.., says: "They knew it was either that or starve." Socred Women Meet Mrs. Ruth La-nderyoti, wife of Lethbridge MLA John Lander- you was featured speaker for the gathering attended by five Social Credit Women's Aux- iliaries held in Bow Island re- cently. A p p r o x i 75 women frail Medicine Hat, Taber, Vaushall. Lethbridge and Bow Island attended the gathering. Dental Fields in Just 4 MMffiU! "K New, Exclusive Classroom, Home Study Courses! Career Academy situates emoy high- paying, rewardmn positions (full and part-time) in those prestige fields You con train to become a Medical or Dental Assistant Modern laboratory school NATIONWIDE PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE Jt Mo Exlro Cost Write or call !od.-.y for a free copy of "Spot- lifjht on new colorful booklet explaining-.vontierliil career opportuni- ties. No __ i INTERNATIONAL I CAREER ACADEMY OF CANADA LTD. icrr.lo 1. (Ir.u.rMj 06LAH230 I I I I SUMMER ENTIRE STOCK of Spring and Summer DRESSES CLEARING FROM to y3 off I UITS and PANT SUITS Fortrel imported knits and Acrylics CLEARING AT COATS Our entire stock of wool eind all weather cQeits. PRICED TO CLEAR UP TO BLOUSES CLEARING AT QJC07 Us! rilflftl UIE AR A SELECTION OP SWIM WEAR SLIPS flBd BRAS CLEARING AT CLEARING AT 25% Off 50% Off By Tan Joy, While Stag, Koret and Mr. Kates. nn SPORTSWEAR PRICED TO CLEAR AT 20% Off 1 RACK OF SPORTSWEAR 1 RACK OF DRESSES and SUITS CLEARING AT I OH 50% Off CLEARING AT HOUSECOATS, LOUNGING PYJAMAS, PATIO GOWNS, JUMP SUITS All SALES FINAL NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDS 407 5th Street S. Phone 327-5176 ;