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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 18-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Tuwdqf. Mareh 12, 1974 Spring is pastel Spring is here in a fashionable array of colors in plains, prints and plaids Pastel shades dominated the Sears Teen Council's fashion show at the Yates Memorial Centre Monday evening Proceeds will be donated to Sunrise Ranch in Coaldale Dawna Senda, top left, wears a light blue dress, with red trim, giving a suede look with light and dark patches A brushed cotton two-piece suit is shown by Holly White, bottom left Flowery designs on white give a spring look Centered is Dawna Senda models the new knee-length loose fitting coat with popular matching hat, red scarf and handbag Top right, Dawn McKay and Wendy Ogden model sportswear in denim and corduroy Dawn shows a co-ordinated outfit of yellow corduroy coveralls, red blouse, accented by yellow, red and white bomber jacket Wendy's light blue denim pants suit, safari-style, features embroidery, set off by red buttons A matching hat gives the outfit a sailing appeal A two-piece light blue polyester pant suit is modelled by Kathie Opyr A belt accentuates the fitted jacket Pink roses offset the blue with matching pink beads Bill Groenen photos Welfare breaks the spirit WE'RE GOinC TO CHARGE YOURmiflD ABOUT PERfflAnEOT UJAYinC Because now we have UniPerm It's the new professional way to have beautiful perm results every time It's pre-programmed to give you the best perm benefits, without perm problems UniPerm gives great curl, automatically. And great condition, automatically. And because it's so mild, it gives the most natural results ever Come m and change your mind Let your hair experience HELENE CURTIS Dignity is scarce commodity ABBOTSFORD, BC OOT money refunded Preparation income has nearly doubled from welfare, family allowance, and Mrs Ken- yon earns as advocate for welfare applicants in the Ab- botsford Community Services office However their rent has in- creased to a month, the cost of food has trebled, and utilities and fuel cost more ANGERED BY BOARD Recently. Mrs Kenyon re- ceived a questionnaire from Beryl Plumptre food prices review board chairman Mrs Kenyon was enraged at the questions in hell can you sit in your ivory tower and have the faintest idea of how we the people live on with, or by'" she asked in her reply "Yes. I feel squeezed, sometimes to the point where I wish I could afford to die Yet I can't because a funeral would rob my children of a mother who can. at least give them a hug and kiss and who still will try to furnish them with a diet that will not breed a generation of welfare brats "Forget all favorite recipes or leave out the more ex- pensive ingredients Spend twice to three times the time needed to prepare meals and. with all the strength you have left, add love and under- standing, for this is the only way you can hold a family to- gether when their systems cry for vitamins, minerals and proteins Mrs Kenyon said she now spends a month to feed the family Two years ago, she paid for more and better quality food One of the first sacrifices the family made to the cost of living was the annual fee for 12-year-old Andrew's hockey school and equipment When JoAnne, 12, won tick- ets to a concert they had to be given away because the family could not afford the bus fare to the concert hall "Welfare kids gradually drop out of social activities and hang around with each other." said Mrs Kenyon. 'We do find there's dis- crimination against kids whose families are on wel- fare Adults on welfare usually become loners, she said, re- luctant to join others in social situations because they might be unable to pay their own way "They get to tne stage that they just walk along with their heads down and don't talk to anyone at all "Thai's the reason I'm doing this job as welfare ad- vocate, to help people who are afraid to speak up LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY II8 JACKPOT BLACKOUT IN 54 NUMBERS OR LESS 1M GAME SSO JACKPOT GAME (X) 10th Gama Jackpot hi 49 Numbers FACE mis SERVICE HOME AFTER MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMVEftS AND GUESTS MMMANDT LOUNGE CHILDREN UNDEft ALLOWED -Tlic Herald Family Financial equality for husband, wife part of reform TORONTO (CP) Legislation to make husband and wife equal financial partners in a marriage is among recommendations of the Ontario Law Reform Commission tabled in the legislature Monday The commission proposes that each partner in a marriage be entitled to an equal share in their combined assets acquired during the marriage in the event of divorce The recommendation is one of 299 contained iri a three- volume report of 943 pages embodying a massive review of the provincial laws affecting families, which was begun more than seven years ago Another major recommendation is for the establishment of a high-level court with jurisdiction across the whole field of family law from juvenile delinquency to divorce It would replace the present family division of the provincial court, described by the commission as a failure The commission recommends also that children born out of wedlock should have all the rights of other offspring and that the term "illegitimate child" should be legally banned in Ontario PROPOSES GUARDIAN Other recommendations include Appointment of a new court official, to be called a law guardian, to act for the interests of children affected by divorce cases Setting up support services for family courts such as family counselling, conciliation and assessment branches and specialized probation services The assessment branch would enforce court-ordered support payments The proposal for sharing marriage assets between spouses would mean that Ontario could not have a case such as that of Mrs Irene Florence Murdoch, the Alberta housewife to whom the Supreme Court of Canada last fall denied a share in her husband's ranching business after the marriage broke up Under the concept recommended for Ontario, the marriage home, joint bank accounts and assets gained during the marriage would be regarded by the courts as belonging equally to both partners Until changes are made, the commission said, Ontario wives will continue to be short-changed by law "based on old behavioral patterns and assumptions The commission added that, even if the government rejects the equal-partner idea, there should be legislation to ensure that the matrimonial home is regarded in law as an asset under the joint ownership of husband and wife It should not be disposed of except with the consent of both parties or through a court order OPTIONS PROVIDED With regard to other property, options would be provided for persons married before and after the proposed new law took effect Those previously married would be regarded as not covered by the law unless they opted in New marriages would have an opting-out privilege But in all cases, rights concerning the matrimonial home and support obligations would remain unchanged Concerning the home, the commission says the present law is "uncertain, inadequate and, in some respects, chaotic Lecture features Spain Four more lectures remain in the University of Lethbridge series "World Journeys and held at noon every Wednesday at the YWCA Politics in Spain, monuments in Egypt, changes in China and insights into South America are the themes of the remaining lectures Dr M J Penton will discuss the historic and social nature of Spain in relation to its present political situation tomorrow, March 13 On March 20, Dr D W Mueller will give his impressions of the monuments of ancient and modern Egypt An informal talk and slide presentation will be featured on March 27, when guest lecturer Dr PC Hsieh will speak on changes in rural China, with particular reference to the Shantung area Dr Hsieh teaches at McGill University's Centre for East Asian Studies The final lecture in the series will be presented on April 3. by Dr E E Miller of the U of L geography department, and will feature views and comments on South America, including travel tips and slides SHELL COLOR The color of an egg shell has no bearing on quality, flavor or "cook ability" of the egg inside HELP US TO HELP OTHERSI The Salvation Army Wdfire Syvictt Nnd CMbwf. 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