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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 30-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD May 1U74 New show A new film Snow will be featur- ed at Ontario Place throughout the summer starring Barbara who is the re- cipient of a birthday cake from Roger Tudor. The film is shown on a giant screen that is supposed to make the audience feel they are actually taking part in snowmobile and plane crashes. WeeWhimsv w will be the original an for her Quote Send your child s_ quotation to ihis paper Sears Men's Summer Slack Clearance Fabric shortages skyrocket prices Save to 1498 no problem fashion is yours in these handsome summer slacks. Your choice of polyester double- knit or slacks of polyester wool laine in assorted colors. solids and stripes. Regular fit size 30 to 40. Reg. to al Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee satisfaction or money refunded and free delivery Simpsons-Sears Ltd. Store Open Daily 9'30 a m to p m. Thursday and Friday a m to 9-00 p.m. Centre Village Mall. Telephone 328-9231 MONTREAL With cotton fabrics and those made from petroleum derivatives in short garment manu- facturers are experiencing in- creased costs and consumers are picking up the says Billy Hitzig of Pier- de Paris Fashions Ltd. a ma' of who can get the fabr supplies and do something with he said in an interview. now five out of 100 firms are surviving and the supplies of those that close down are being snapped up by the large Since one firm cannot cater to the needs of the entire garment firms are having to become specialized and cater to one section of the said Mr. Hitzig who has been in the business six years have to change with the times and can't ran a firm as it was done 25 years ago He said costs of both labor and fabrics are rising and forcing up the price of clothes bought at the retail level. lower-priced garments are attracting the consumer because she can't afford to pay as much for clothes as she did a few years He said older women tend to spend less on fashion- the family food bill is paid there's not much left over to spend on but the younger primarily office tends to be fashion- conscious and buys more. pants and jackets- are good he be- cause they permit inter- changing for a I variety of looks. He said skirts this year tend to be ranging from 21 to 26 inches with pants showing a narrower leg and a natural waistline. Mr. Hitzig said he is the first to admit that the aver- age woman is not shaped like a pencil and that garment manufacturers must cater to the not the in picking their styles and pat- tern sizes. he said that what is selling in couldn't give away in Van- couver right Vancouver tends to be a couple of months behind Mon- garment World health report criticizes baby food firms By SCOTT THORNTON GENEVA A World Health Organization report sharply criticizes the high powered sales- manship of baby-food firms and advises mothers that breast feeding is best for their infants. no concerted action is the time will soon come when the female breast will lose its function of feeding the young and become only a sex said the issued to mark World Health Day. It added that statistics show women who breast-teed have less cfiance ot developing breast cancer especially in devel- oping were being fooled by manufacturers into thinking that bottle-feeding was par I o 1 Western civilization and therefore better than breast wrote Ur Adewalc professor of nutrition at Nigeria's Ibadan University Omolulu saul governments have a duly to inform mothers the ideal in infant feeding ih breast milk I Jaby-food manufacturers musl bp made reduce Ihc tone and level ot Ihoir adver- tisements so that women arc not encouraged to give up brcasl-ioeding tor the imagined advantages ol bottle-l ceding Omolulu said doctors in developing countries believe that putting a child on artificial is like sentencing him to death He recalled a mother troni a Nigerian village visiting his clinic and complaining lhat hei two-months-old child weighed only 5V2 pounds and was not growing. ''She had heard over the ra- dio that powdered milk was the best tood She had learned thai educated and upper-class women use feeding bottles She had seen advertisements at health centres and on billboaids showing big bouncing babies being fed with bottles The WHO report millions ot the composition of breast milk has been modified and adapted by nature so that it is fully digested by the baby and gives a good rate of growth Scientists attached to baby- food firms had tried to modify cows' milk by dilution and supplementation to make it more similar to human it is still only a substitute for the real thing.'' The medical profession had confirmed that breast milk transfers some of the antibodies of the mother and makes the baby less liable THE BETTER HALF to infection and that breast-fed children get fewer attacks of vomiting and stomach upsets. who breast-feed develop a closer attachment to and love for their children The children too are more contented and happier. There is some evidence that this closeness may have far-reaching ef- fects on the future of the The report suggested that facilities should be provided in shops and industries tor children to be or that mothers get time off to suckle their infants. Homosexuals join revolution in Portugal By HENRY GINIGER New York Times Service LISBON Women and homosexuals have joined the revolutionary movement that has swept Portugal since a military coup overthrew a hall cenlury of dictatorship April 25. The military junta that has iu1e d since then was confronted this week by 15 determined women demanding a headquarters tor a new women's movement. It was the second demonstration in a week to push this which the all-male pressed by problems it considers more has been slow to act on The junto began allotting office space to various political groups and associations in the days following the coup The space was made available by the disbanding of organizations associated with the old regime The Communist for moved into rooms evacuated by the Portuguese which was an extreme right-wing paramilitary organization. The headquarters problem appeared relatively easy to solve compared to the longer- range problems of women's rights and the freedom .of homosexuals from discrimination. Although many institutions and practices that flourished under the dictatorship have been the wall of middle class values that held women in an infeTior position and frowned on homo- sexuality is still solid Mane Theresa De La Horta. one of three women writers acquitted this week of charges of publishing a pornographic book denouncing injustices to has been a leader of the demonstrations and ot the women's movement itself Uelore the she told newsmen that women in Portugal had to fight against two types of that of the political regime and that ol men. One ol the first goals of the new movement is the legilixation of strictly prohibited and performed clandestinely in this strongly Roman Catholic country The new government is expected to act against prostitution while as illegal as is one of Lisbon's more flourishing activities Women have noted that the same middle-class and upper class men who oppose abortion and women's rights are the mainstays of prostitution. The homosexual movement was first noticed on May Day in the country's second largest where one banner proclaiming was seen in the parade there This week the Movement for Revolutionary Homosexual claiming published a statement declaring that homosexuals had been the victims the most authoritarian juridical and and demanding freedom to live as homosexuals The statement called for the abolition of an article in the penal code repressing against and asked freedom to practice homosexuality long as it is not the result of Sexual education in the schools that does not discriminate against homosexuality was also urged By Barnes Nurses' fund paper doll collection for this month just came established N. W. T. Nurses in the Northwest Territories have established The Northern Nurses Memorial Address Fund in memory of two nurses who lost their lives in plane crashes whle on mercy Julia May King in and Judith Hill in 1972. The fund will be used to bring a keynote speaker to each annual general meeting of the Northwest Territories Registered Nurses Association. ;