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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 IHt IfTHMIDOE HERALD March 1971 For The Record By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Family Editor struggle of women to gain a foothold in the affairs of the country is evident in somewhat di versified In the past two womens meetings with dia metrically opposed methods pointed out that there is a right and a wrong way of achieving your The first meeting was a woman only type at the U of featuring Jeannie McGuire of the Womens Liberation Movement in The meeting gained acclaim in both provincial and national not for its presentation nor its noteworthy but simply because there was movement right into the womens Instead of allowing a young male to remain on the premises and being unable to have him the female body simply got up and left to the only place he couldnt womens A more childish and immature approach I cant For a part of a body who continually decries the men only it didnt do much to show a bit of leadership in The move into the washroom was too reminiscent of 10yearolds forming their own secret club but you cant belong to The second meeting was held this week by women members of the Lethbridge Chamber of Instead of wanting their own section within the male the women are ready to take their place as rightful members on action They acknowledged that lack of participation so far has been due to their own lack of initiative and not because the men did not accept Areas of health and business are of main They would like to see a workshop or oneday seminar set up for both male and female chamber to acquaint them with chamber functions and Surely this is the right track to and not Women cant work for womens rights men cant work for womens But every body has to work together to utilize each individuals Kilty Dunlop called to notify us and the general public that the telephone numbers we gave for the Tourist Bureau are not Since the printed ma terial for the Bureau came the number was One of them is Frank Smiths home phone so please make a note of the new Its Cleve Hill to address school council Cleve Hill will be the fea tured speaker to the regular monthly meeting of the Leth bridge Council of Home and School He will speak on the subject of par liamentary and the correct method of conducting a business The which is open to the is to be held at Lakeview School Monday at 8 Reports will be heard on the recent Alberta Home and School Associations convention in winy Temptations removed from wouldbe dieters Conditions on Indian reserve differ according to region EDMONTON OP When the cafeteria line comes to a stop beside the banana cream its often responsible for the extra weight on the waist lines of ttouldbe But at the Misericordia Hos pital those playing the count the calories game can go directly to the diet They do not pass the high calorie foods and do not col lect those extra 200 The idea originated with the hospitals director of food serv Edith who was under doctors orders to re She that then started noticing lot of staff on diets brought their own lunches in stead of using the hospitals She decided this was Youth hostel plans tours for summer The Canadian Youth Hostels Mountain Region will meet in Calgary to estab lish a Youth Hostel Cycle Tour ing A club of this nature would involve city day country day long dis tance and would provide many advantages for mem Some of these advantages would be free free hall printing of bro chures at equipment pur chases for use of youth grants available for cycle trailers and cycle racks for cycle member ship file records kept by sec retary of and the CYHA secretary available to answer telephone regarding cycling in formation and Suggestions for the club which have come from the CYHA are that all cycle club members be CYHA that they pay a yerly mem bership that the club pay for third party insurance for all and that the club rent bicycles to and that the cycle club establish and other such The meeting will be held April 13 in the Canadian Youth Hostel hall in a good place for dieticians to put their knowledge to work right in their own environ One shy fellow came up to me recently and said This is the best thing youve ever done in this Ive lost 15 The foods on the diet line are attractive and nourishing French onion broiled open face chceseandtomato tossed or chefs salad with ham and fresh baked small french cut green tur fresh fruit cup are some of the foods but not noticeably are the tempters crearn french fried shepherds pies and A large ideal heightand weight chart is posted near the beginning of the As interest short talks were arranged for staif so that questions could be answer Hughes As a weight reduction program was put into effect for patients in the hospital if their doctors referred Family members were invited to participate in the educa tional The foods prepared for the diet line make up about 100 of the meals served daily the hospital 16 patients and It is hoped through this pro gram that more people will become aware of the impor tance of wieght control and good food Hughes EDMONTON Discrepan cies in Indian reservation con ditions were brought out at the first National Native Womens Conference held in Edmonton this Delegates from different provinces got together to form discussion groups to compare their problems with those of other parts of the Mary delegate from New spoke of re latively good conditions on her reserve including vocational training for some of the In dian high The rate of highschool dropouts on our reserve near PeithAndover is very said Miss She attri buted this to discrimination by teachers and students in white1 schools against the In dian R e s e r v a near Cold do not have any sort of vocational training for according to Aldina an Indian wom an living in Cold Schools on either the Cold Lake or reserves do not extend past elementary after which the students are HOUSEHOLD PET THAT LIKES DOG FOOD David Moran holds forth one of his household a green iguana named Doggy Dog in The fivefoot reptile acquired its name because of its love of dog bused to the nearest town for school or are boarded out in other cities in the and heat ing facilities are available in the but this con trasted sharply with conditions prevailing in Cold We have no sewage facili no heating and have only had electricity for two years we are only four miles out of Cold said Recreational f a c i 1 i tics for youth are present on the but are very according to Miss There are no facilities pro vided for our youth on the re Cold Lake and all they have to do is hitchhike into and be a nuisance to the Piche told the other members of the discus sion Piche stated that most women on the reserve would like to be able to stay home and care for their children but with tilings as they are it is virtually she We never know where our children Film crew tapes meet for cabinet The National Native Wom ens Conference held in Ed monton this week will make up part of a film which is to be presented to the federal cab Presentation of the film will be by the citizenship branch of the department of the secre tary of state in order to hope fully expand the resources of the according to Gwen director of the Other members of the free lance crew are Bill sound Andy photo graphy and his Kent The film will be seen only by government or it could possibly be shown on the CBC television Piche felt that the of an Indian woman for her child is no less than that of a nonnative but with the situation on the reserve as it now we spend so much time that we havent found the time to live Determination overcomes discrimination 21 years of and still in high but Im going to were the determined words of Mary New Brunswick dele gate to the first National Na tive Womens Conference in Edmonton this Miss speaking to a discussion group at the confer ence held in the Macdonald Ho tel in said that dis crimination in public white schools was the reason so many of her counterparts drop ped out of high as soon as they became of legal age to do Another Is that the incentive to complete schooling does not come from the she My father gets very angry with He says that I was old enough to quit this schooling long and should be out But this has made Miss Moulton even more determined to complete her last year of high And Im going to do she This and my fath er doesnt believe He just doesnt believe that Im going to get up on that stage and said PUBLIC BINGO JACKPOT 16 GAMES LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM Upstairs EVERY THURS8 EAGLES HALL 6th A and 13th CP Achievement is winning third prize in a handwriting contest with no real Every Saturday Night at 8 Thats how well Myrna now nine years has prog 5 Cards for since she lost both arms or 25 C a haymower accident in 19S6 Twelvs 7 Number her parents farm 30 miles JACKPOT of Free Games and Free from all over the DOOR sent cards and gifts after Children under 16 not read about the tense drama of Ottawa doctors trying HELP US TO HELP The Salvation Army Welfare Needs Household CALL 3282860 FOR PICKUP OR LEAVE AT 412 1st Writing prize to girl ivith no hands to sew both arms back on and then losing the fight because of blood circulation When Myrna was brought to an Ottawa hospital her right arm was hanging by a piece of Her left arm was com pletely severed but a quick thinking nurse living nearby rescued the arm from the hay packed it in ice and sent it along with the Myrna is remembered throughout her ordeal as ex pressing more concern about her younger brothers and sis ters than about her own plight Thanks to an invention by a What are you waiting a for Are the new small can a tight squeeze for you Clothes fee Do you avoid the bathroom These are sura ligns youre gaining unwanted weight Do something Weight Watchers can help you lose keep toff for pleasant program includes 3 hearty meab a day plus snacksl Skilled lecturer helps you every step of the way You can join Weight Watchers this be on your way to a slimmer El RANCHO MOTEl 100 p and p m Wednesdays or Contact WEIGHT WATCHERS 225A 3th AvenuB Some some and a prosram that worki BRIDGE AND WHIST WINNERS by Womens Auxiliary to Lethbridge Municipal Hospital and Gall School of Nursing Stedman Bainborough Hunt WHIST Clarke Banfield Toronto aeronautical Colin Myrna became the first child in the world to have two electricallycontrolled arms fitted above the One problem still unsolved is the buzzing of the motors with Myrna finds the noise so she seldom wears her arms to She writes with her pen cil tucked between her chin and right When she doesnt wear her pulling on boots or turn ing pages require Some times she arrives home from school with her coat unbuttoned because her classmates have forgotten to Wearing her arms at Myrna helps with the chores by looking after the jounger chil hying the dishes and even baking cookies In tbe she can carry food to I the cahas in the bones in her stumps con j tinue to grow One day last Myrna caught her stump Because shes a growing NOW YOU ARE FINISHED SCHOOL Deiiro too learn a Profession WHY NOT BECOME A HAIRDRESSER VY8 Have 3 iwny lOH unit treses and we tpnch nil phaspi of beauty hair styling and tinting and permanent waving Youll enjoy our new remodelled and aireondifioncd A professional beautician pnyi high er than the average fncoms ond opportu nities are Fill Out Thii Coupon For Mcrs Information Alberta Beauty School 1 405 5th Lethbridge j I ADDRESS tov Monthly Tuition Paymenti Cosses Starting Now the car Tfte skin wouldnt heal over so a doctor had to shorten the This operation will have to be re peated every few years growth CAC meet on April 3 FREDA WALTON Wishes To Announce That KEN SWEENEY Will be doing COMPLIMENTARY Colouring and Bleaching March 30 CLASSIC COIFFURES March 31st EL RANCHO BEAUTY SALON who is color consultant from Well Corp has had 15 years experience in coloring ana Until she reaches Myrnas replacement parts for her arms will be provided by the Ontario APPOINTMENTS MUST BE MADE Society for Crippled There will be a charge only For Shampoo and Sets She is part of their research program to develop better Arti ficial The provincial annual meet ing of the Consumers Associa tion of Canada will be held in Red 4707 Ross Satur April Lola a member of the Royal The Status of Women will he guest speaker Lange grew up in Ed monton and has ClareshcJm since She has been active in 4H club work and the Farm Womens and has taken world leadership courses through this In 11967 she was presented with the Bank of Montreal Centen nial Award for rural leader jship 1 Potters j The nidman Rher Potters i Guild mil again institute regu i lar sessions for i Mnnriiv cvfnings m the pot j ters room of the Bowman Arts Ccntie FirM In ho fpahiml will be instruction on garden sculp ture to be given by E Other workshops will deal with problems common i to The as part o the spring will again present pottery for children riming Hin FaskT soxsions run mor nings and April 113 and Why not have a portrait of your children done now MARLISS 3 years BRADLEY 1 year Children of and Mrs DOUGLAS ROLFE LETHBPIDGE ;