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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE IETHBRIOGE HERALD Wed.-escloy, May 23, 1973 Family Living Equal pay a myth EDMONTON Equal I pay for equal work is a myth, says Catharine Arthur, recently appointed director of the Al-' berta Women's Bureau. "I've had years of discrimina-, tion." she.said. "But bittcniess costs too much. "There has to be more work done for the people who need it' most. In cases where the law is I not adhered to. women need help, encouragement and back- ing to fight for their rights. "People don't know how to get to the review procedures and we have to 1st them Miss Arthur succeeds Irene MacGregor. who resigned in -January after serving as direc- tor since the bureau was formed six years ago. Mrs. MacGregor said the bu-' reau has reached its goal of as-: sembling and distributing infor- i anaticn of interest to women in i Alberta. But Miss Arthur added j that, with the information gath- i ered and presented in readable form, she now would like the bureau to become a more effec- i" live for .women. "The laws have been passed and made readable." she said. "Now I don't want the laws, or women, to go to sleep. "We must reach all women and get the statutes protecting their rights enforced. "We don't want beyond men. but we do want, said Miss Arthur. on the eqU3lity CiearV. After working her way Envplovers comcete to investigators and a regiment SilOUia a pc-opie S bl'- peiK-J growth, L.b. f u adrmted nn tn ,v. j .....____ 1..- IsWni-e oi.-on flmnlnv- annversary The old end the new met ovar the wesken-d at the 50fh anniversary reception cf the Leihbridse Playgoers held at the Yates Memorial Centre. The get-together brought many of the original players back to the city for reminiscing and enjoying each other's company. Shown at left, are formsr playgoer, Mrs. C. A. Lcng and present playgoer Bill Maihieson cutting the cake. A member of the original 1923 production of Going Up, staged at the old Majestic Theatre, Mrs. Lena Connor, is on the right. The reunjon marked the opening of the week-long drama festival which will end Saturday. the grab bag MAUREEN JAMIESON or omen rising to executive heights in U.S. and despised executive source president of the cosmetics same Street, has accepted a di- Since revolutions are not women. giant, and Olive Ann Beech, of j rectorship at First Pennsylvan- j rnsce with rcsewater. congress The pace is being forced by j Beech Aircraft. i ia Banking and Trust. Holly- j has given the labor department Goaded on by wo- j vote hungry politicians. An j The title of woman most de- wood's Dinah Shore, 55, is a power to crack down on dis- By CHARLES FOLEY The Observer News Service ib Washington and a i eciual amendment to the termined U.S. Corijtuution forbidding any surely go ;arth good managers in this on to to succeed mus; j new face on ths beard of May Miss Catherine; 100-store retail chain. crimination in hiring and pro- moting. Several hundred field reau. part of a department of business has began an ardent by is on hITmaTI Ticrhrc J human rights." courtship of that long-neglected has been adopted up to become president of the and est wonyn !u- lawyers have given employ- first Wisconsin Trust, she is j IBM. Xerox and Elec-' to spread female recruits j now, at 55, the first woman to j (rjc through the nv.'ldle anci upper join the board of General Mot- i rapine; sessions" t corporative ranks. ors. She has hastily traded in ditional attitudes ers and "sexist" unions too bv 'consciousness- U> reform, tra- towards A s-Ji-vey of women exeai-: her Ford for a shiny new GM j IBM has al- i "programs fives hi the Uiv.red States s.iov.s Pontiac. Since Miss Cleary haa i increased its number of i women at all lev them to be outnumbered about au-eady held down a job re- managers to one by men. Only a quiring management of some gco dozen or so have reached 1 he I million top of large companies, and funds, she can s they earn, on an average, aboutj thst she has joined GM's 28 a year trifling com-1 men directors as a pared v.ith the munificent re- i woman.' i warcis heaped on some male! -warnings to keep to the rules. Jfearly federal con- fe- i tractors must file "affirmaiive- for more levels. Official 20 per i sleuths, prodded on by women's it is groups, are making spot checks V4. ro sfj.uig Dupont is j groups, are making spot checks investment j hunting for women chemists ito see this is dose. Newly-form- at IQea at riTlD rtrl ana' engineers at VT..1 O iU apiece Tn In government colleagues. cnamnan of the embattled have moved into Y j tiors _- gi hed Hams. who j DOsL, or j h_in_ j making poste paying I ed "compliance agendas" ad- vise reluctant employers how service 130 j to scrape by with token promo- of them or "once you bring women along, The highest paid woman in credentials committee at the j more. That is three times as 1 it's like pregnancy, you have iIVORCE, French style is on the increase, but it is still weighted against the woman, according to News- paper Enterprise Associa- tion. Infidelity is responsible for two-thirds of all French di- vorces, ths associa t i o n points out, and alcoholism for one-quarter. Thirty two pur cent more couples are now di- vorcing in the 40-to-49 age group and 63 per cent in the over'60s, since 1960. Simone Cornec, well-known divorce lawyer in Gay Parse, says Frenchmen are increas- ingly losing their sense of responsibility, and they cite the most frequent reason for divorce as wives who are un- able to keep up with a hus- band's social ascent. But the real moiivs, sue claims, is just as often a chance meeting with a young- er woman and the increasing conviction of middle aged men that they are still young enough to start another life. Wives, however, according to Madame Cornec's exper- ience, have mere often than not shared the responsibility al the breakup of a longstand- ing marriage. The reason? Demands for equality. They insist on the same rights as men, but do not know how to live to them. Madame Cornec stresses the fact thai the hypocricy and resignation which once kept ill-assorted couples to- gether has now all but disap- peared in Fraiic-3. The big divorce difficulty for Frenchwomen, she says, is obtaining legal proof a husband, is able to pay ade- quate maintenance. Even when children were involved, a judge is inclined to assess alimony al a ridiculously low rate, and actions for nonpay- ment have a mysterious habit of getting sidetracked. A lav.- passed just one year ago seeks to close this glar- ing legal loophole and to pro- tect women such as one of Madame Cornec's acquaint- ances whose ex-husband's in- come is equivalent to some but who had to take a job as a cleaning lady in a department store. In tte past, all too many divorced Frenchwomen have been in a similar predica- ment. The season for freezin' will soon be upon us, and the home economists at Agricul- ture Canada advise us to shun potatoes, cabbage, car- rots. turnip and the like, which are available all win- ter at more-or-less reasonable prices and save our freezer space for such things as green and yellow beans, bro- ccoli, brussel sprouts, green peas, com on and off the cob and cauliflower. The pundits have some ad- vice on calculating quantities to freeze for next winter, and th-3ir recommendations are based on six servings, cal- culated to a family of four to six, depending on ap- petites, likes and dislikes. First cf all, allow six serv- ings of each vegetable per week, they tell us. (One serv- ing equals one-half cup. or three cups equal six serv- ings, whichever is easiest to Calculate the amount of each vegetable to be frozen by multiplying each quantity by the number of weeks be- tween December 1 and June 1 (about Package your vegetables by volume rather than Weight. One pint will contain three servings, and one quart six servings. For instance, one pound of shelled peas will serve six, so to serve frozen peas once a week for 25 weeks, you nsed 25 pounds of shelled peas packed in either 25 quart or 50 pint containers. Onc3 you get the hang of it, it's rather a great idea. A Here's a tas'.y time-saver for ths budget-co-scious cook who doesn't mind using the occasional convenience food. Serve it with a salad, a main course, or as a late-night snack. 1 can (8 oz.) refrigerated buttermilk or sweet- milk biscuits lz cup shredded cheddar chease '2 cup chopped onion (I medium) 2 tbsp. butter Preheat oven to 425 de- gress. Grease 10-inch round cake pan or 12x3 inch baking dish. Sspsra'e biscuit dough into 10 biscuits. Place in pre- pared pan and gently press together to form base. Sprin- kle cheese over biscuits. In small frypan. saute onion in butter Over low heat until ten- der, two to three minutes. Top cheese with onion-butter mixture. Bake 13 to 15 min- utes. or until golden brown. Cut into 12 wedges or squares snd serve warm. Convention America is Mrs. Mary Wells Democratic Lawrence, of Wells. Rich and in Miami lasL year, is also going i Greene, who makes a places fast. year, or a week. Others After spells in a Washington i means Among the among the elite are Katherine Graham, presic.n: of the Wash- ngton Post company which kw office and as Ambassador j to Luxembourg, she has now joined the boards of IBM. Chase as under any previous i to go through with it." [ration, and IL is intend-1 Afraid of being spotlit in court, boycotted or barred from are rnuKi million dollar govern- jobs." j contracts, m.ost employ- are hurrving to conform. appointees are may have changed history with Manhattan Bank and S c o 1 1 its Watergate exposures. Mala! Papa-. Joan Cooney. 42-year- Rubinstein, viee-iold creator of television's Se- 15 Travelling grocery store C. C7 J bv merchants Sharon Kaid. a rc_ of ths merchants these You get off the purchase price of any new wig regularly priced 24.95 or more when you trade-in your old wig, wiglet or fail'. Choose from our delightful variety of wigsc made of Elura or Dynel fibre. You II receive a personal attention from our competent wig stylist. VICTORIA (CP) An old j liams, said: bus. by voianiaers and one h-2re shops at the bus. welfare recipients, has been set lady hsre is 93 and she up as a low-cost gi-ocei-y store; can-t get cf rcoms at to serve elderly people and i peo le come and shut-ins who have diificulty get-1 pie5t up her order get tne ting out to shop. j g0cds, return with them -and It began last year on an Op-: even put them in the fridge for portunities for Youth grant and her." now is operating on the five- per-cent markup it puts on its resentative products. gQuijj CGmL Its operators applied for a; are th j Local Initiatives Program1 -Djv serve (LIP1 grant, but wore told local: '0, marcba-nts had complained that' saicl it competes v.ith them. tfor the bu3 f alcost plus The word from LIP was: "It flve P61" cfnt of food appears there was considerable i are passed free' opposition from local grocers i The markup pays for a tele- about the setting up of this serv-1 Pllone and fue! ths elderly ice and. as you know, projects which is on loan from a whose sole function would nec- essarily place them in direct. competition with existing busi-1 storage in a loaned warehouse, neses are discouraged as possi-1 though they will soon have to ble recipients of LIP funds.' i vacate it. The bus workers prefer to be j As a the bus will known only by their first names j pick up newspapers, bottles and i and Sharon denied the bus rep- j discards and take them away i competition to mer- for recycling. the Atomic sion: Mrs. Jayne Spain, vice- chairman of the Civil Ser- vice Commission as well as a spare-time director of the Lit- ton industries conglomerate; and Mrs. Catherine Bedell, chairman of the formidable U.S. Tariff Commission, and 'Practically even'- Benrley. chairman c; ths Feceral Maritime Com- mission. PrsfOMJ- S pjow that s progress Calendar Jiocal The annual anniversary sup-. day at p.m. in the church per fo-- the congregation of! auditorium, 1203 4th Ave. S. First United Church will be I Everyone welcome, held Saturday at 6 p.m. in the lower hall. There is a limited number of tickets available and those interested in attend- WeeWhimsv group that approves of the pro-; ject. They have refrigerated; Sharon said, "We can't stop; resents chants. ''We go to people only on re-' too many people are dependent! ferral from social agencies and j on us." only to people who cannot get j Their immediate needs are an I Old filling help iieedy youngsters TORONTO (CP) The gold I and silver from your old fillings is helping to keep teeth in the j mouths of needy children. j The gold crowns, inlays, bridges and silver fillings re- moved from patients by 234 Toronto dentists is passed on to the Ladies Auxiliary of the! Academy of Dentistry. The auxiliary sells the gold and for whatever the market will pay, silver amalgam at 41 cents an ounce. With gold prices now an ounce, the ladies are smiling. The auxiliary pays for dental work on needy children through the dental college here. Mount Sinai Hospital and SHOUT. (Student Health Organization University of The latter organization operates a clime where dental students in their graduating year provide lowcost care for other stu- are asked to nick them up i as soon as possible at the j church office. i i The Ladies of j Pensioners' and zens' Organization will meet j Fridav at 2 p.m. in Gym 2 of the civic centre. Following the msatitt-g, bingo will be played j ar.d lunch served. A good atteu- j I dance is reoussted. The regular meeting of the 60 Plus Club will be held at the First United Church, lower hall, Friday at 2 p.m. Hostesses are Mrs. M. Nichol and Mrs. B. Shorthouse. A good atten- dance is requested. the Original j reguiar meeting of DO- Senior Uti-, Lodre will be held in the Oddfellows hall Thursday at 8 p.m. Mrs. M. Hawkes, of the Rebekah Assembly will be her official visit at this Catholic Central Hi eh School students, junior and senior, will present a drama fashion show Monday at 8 p.m. in the St. Francis auditorium. Every- one welcome. Christian Science public meeting will be held Wednes- j time. A banquet will precede j the meeting at All Rebek- welcome to attend. This Summer Relax in the Sun with an ACORN POOL Phone 328-3402 BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY ot P.M. Jackpot in 59 Numbers 12 Gomes in 7 4th Gomes Doubled in 7 Numbers 5 Cards 00 3 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER Of MOOSE overhaul for the bus and a room to be used as an office and de-: livery dispatch room. around." One stop is a low-cost housing unit where the nearest grocery is two blocks away up a steep hill. All of its 26 residents are Past Ths caretaker. Gertrude Wil-' people are paid. Home Recipe Plan Takes Off Ugly Fat It's simple how one may lose COUEGE SHOPPING MALL 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive Opan Daily 9 o.m. to 6 p.m. Thurs. ctnd Fri. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wa 'Csorve the Right To Limit Quantities SEE THE AMAZING 4-WAY VORWERK The cleaner thot will house cleaning FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-6070 Sharon hopes the bus can con- i of unsightly fat right in tinue on its cost-plus-five-per-: ovvn home Use this home crnt basis nnnp nf Hvc recipe dietary plan. Its easy, no cent oasis wj.at.se none of its trouble at all and costs little. Just go to your drug store and ask for Naran Reducing Plan. Pourliquid into a pint bottle and add enough grapefruit juice to fill the bottle. Take two tablespoonsfu! twice a day as needed and follow thV Nnran Reducing Plan. bulky fat and help regain slender more graceful curves; if reducible pounds and inches of excess fat don't disappear from neck, chin, .arms, hips, abdomen, calves and ankles just return the empty car- ton for your money back. Follow this easy way endorsed by many who have tried this plan to help bring back alluring curves and graceful slenderness. Note bow quickly bloat disappears, how If your first purchase does not j much better you feel. More alive, show you a simple easy way to lose j youthful appearing and active, THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY May 24, 25, 26 FABRICS BY THE YARD REMNANTS BY THE POUND PLAIN AND PRINTED VOILE..........................YAm PLAIN AND PRINTED POPLIN YARD 1.98 SEERSUCKER YARD i? UPHOLSTERS END ROLLS Assorted Prie s ECONOMY REMMINT CENTRE 310.6th ST. S. LETHBRIDGE ;