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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD lu-iday, November 30, 1971 Home (ind school council defers executive election BOTH SIDES OF SPRING BOUTIQUE P oshion designer Oscar de la Renia unveiled his spring collection in New York this week. Two of the fashions shown above: left, ;ss for uncovering, and right, a cover-up in the Chinese robe lock. bocklo Disruption in family life H-. maintaining three separate fed- era] sccnc The search for members to fill positions on the executive of the Lethbridge Council of Home and School Assoriaiiors i unucd at last nighls' mcct- The motion, tabled frimi the previous meeting, drew another blank, and the suggested alter- native of having a revolving Ihc Edmonton area, one mem- ber is from Calgaty, and one represented Ix'tlibriilge. To lose this representation would leave the southern part of Ihe prov- ince out of touch wilh the other school districts said Marilyn Krammcr. No decision was Icken, and members were urged to seek chairmanship, instead of a per-; passible representatives anur.ii. manent presidency, was ruled; (be parents within individual out. Representatives gen e r a 11 y agreed that to have a number of chairmen would destroy the continuity necessary within the association. Acting chairman, Mrs. Ruth Daw, suggested appointment of an executive be left until the next meeting which is to take place in January. Replacement of a retiring member to serve on the inno- vative project board was de- ferred. This replacement is particul- arly important in that the ma- jority of its members are from n.O.t :o trudiiior.r.ily-minded but rc- sulis for the party. Use Bacon looks forward to arother year of the same be- cause "I fee! that I have not finished all I want: to do in the party." Unruffled by the fanfare when et 36 she assumed the post in Septen-.bor. she also suijs acceptance cf a seccr, eration: Great progress had also been fcr the provincial party." "The members have placed; their confidence in me and "truly involved." What about her own future? While she turned down a n offer to run in the federal bv-' Many problems can be solved through consulting the people and channelling their ideas to the government as well as in- forming them about government action and explaining legisla- ticn. ''Too oflen people sre una- ware of laws created to direct their lives to their Miss Bacon says. Over-all Miss Bacon feels cut- ting some of her ties and ac- cepting some of the strains has weekend. Miss Baccn expressed j been wonh it: fcr the saiisfac- the irony attendant on involve- ment in a part committed to federalism but surrounded with j an electorate lured by separa- j tist and nationalist banners. "Federalism for u? is a con- stant negotiation'.' she said of the province, "and on this point all Quebccers arc a little tor- tured." Her own role is to serve the best interests of Quebec. FAMILY IN POLITICS She comes from a politically- active Trois-Rivieres family. Both parents were Liberal party members and her brother Guv now is Liberal member in the Quebec national assembly for Trois-Riviercs. Politics has' been a way of life for her from an early age. Simple membership was not enough. "Those who want to venture into constructive criticism must be present, must lake on re- sponsibility at, the level of collective "he s.ivs. "1 arrived at the presidency step by step." Miss B.-.eon .-ays many things have changed in her first year as president. "I always wanted !ho party militants across the province to be consulted and this year we've done it in regional confer- ences and within party struc- tures themselves." She notes with satisfaction a movement to give the party n row constitution) knitiiig the women's and youth wings with sibtlity to assume" love is... that j tinny feel- ing when your eyes liome and school groups. YWCA neivs Distinction between sexes unconstitutional in U.S. WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. Supremo Court lias given woiron a legal means In ntlack knock any law that draws an "arbitrary" line be- tween Iho sexes, A unanimous decision Monday writlcn by Chief Justice Warren 1C. Burner was Ihc first by Hie court to grant women "equal projection" the the Hlh Amendment of Ihc U.-S. constitu- tion lias afforded blacks. Some proponents of women's rights wanted the court to go to declare any legal distinction between the sexes uramslitutional. Tl'c court did not do that in (Calendar (J oLo Blue Triangles Girls 8-12 years at the following schools; Westminster Tuesday, p.m.; Agnes Davidson Tuesday, 7 8 p.m.; Flectwwxl- Bawden Wednesday, 7 B p.m.; Si. Basil's Wednesday, fi 7 p.m.; Lakevicw Thurs- day, p.m., Senator Buchanan Thursday, 7 8 p.m.; Gaibraith Thursday, 7 8 p.m.; Wednesday at West- minster Girls 12 14 years, from 7 8 p.m. Junior Gymnastics Allan Watson Tuesday, 7 8 p.m.; day, to p.m.; Agnes Davidson Saturday, 10 11 a.m. Keep Fit and Swim at the Civic Centre for the ladies: Monday, keep fit 7-8 p.m. and 8-9 p.m.; swim 8-9 p.m. 'and 9-10 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, keep fit a.m.; swim a.m. Keep Fit and Volleyball at the following schools: Gilbert Paterson Monday, !MO p.m.; Hamilton Junior High Tues- day, p.m.; Gal- brailh Thursday, f-10 p.m. Bridge at the YWCA resi- dence on Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m. Tiny Tots Creative at the Civic Centre, Thursdays, p.m. Synchronized Swimming at the Fritz Sick peol, Tuesday, 8 p.m.; Thursday, 6- p.m. Yoga at the Bowman Art Union Foundation. She and her estranged husband, Cecil Heed, had vied for the right to admin- ister the estate of their adopted son, Richard. CHOSE HUSBAND Slate courts, using Idcho law, chose Rcccl without any showing lhat lie would be better at the job than Mrs. Reed. The 14t.h Amendment was ra- tified in llllil! as part of the legal process designed lo ensure that the states did not override the rights of newly-freed Negroes. Tlie court tins used it frequently to strike at racial discrimina- tion. Ironically, shortly affer the court announced its decision Monday, a proposed constitu- tional amendment lo guarantee women equal rights was re- jected by a Senate judiciary subcommittee. In its place the subcommittee ana out of t, invalidaling an Idaho law that gave men preference over in being named to ad- minister estates. But under the decision, if a state legislature decides to treat women differently from men it have to come up with an "objective" reason. Ar.d that, qualified legal sources said, may be difficult to do to the salisfactirm of the court. The ruling came on an appeal by Pally Reed of Bcise, backed I cleared the Hcusc of Represent- j his plate even 10 ask for own Convening the chrysanthe-' mum tea, Ejwnsored by the Dr. P. II. Meubum OBE Chapter, IODE, at Fraciie's Green- houses, Wednesday from lo p.m. will lie the Regent, Mrs. I. G. Secle and Mrs. A. S. Fumerlfln. Mrs. A. Nicas will represent Major Jack Ross Chapter, IODE, in the rc- ccp'.ion line. Pnurors for the occasion will be A. G. Holmes, Fraehc, K. Shigchiro, R. M. Glover, L. J. McKenzie, and K. Owen. Miss C. Mac- Eachcrn and Mesdames G. A. Bell, D. J. Beattie, S. D. Rook, F. N. Hewer, G. Wheeler, W. E. Eversoa, J. Ij. Tenney, G. C. Patterson and W. G. Clark. A quick service table will be manned by M e s d a mes R. Court, A. P. Baines, R. C. approved 6 to 4 a substitute that iViV-en and W. Meyers, prohibits legal distinctions be- tween men and women except on the basis of "physiological or funclicnal differences." SERVE SMAIJ, Small first servings encour- The proposed amendment; age a child to finish what is on by the American Civil Liberties ntivcs last month 265 to 87. 1 seconds and thirds. management course taught to Indian women Fort Maclewl square dancers. The annual Christmas party will hold Ihe regular dance on for the Ladies of the Pemnii- Wcdnosday at p.m., with can C'ub will be held in the I Centre, Tuesday, round dance practice at 8 g.m. club reams Thursday, in the elementary sch-ool. All ir.tcrc.sted persons welcome. Wotacn are asked to please bring a box lunch and cups. luck dinner 2 at j beginner Sunday, with a pot p.m. will include the nominating! Library, Wednesday, 2-1 p.m.; committee report will be fol- Bowman Art Centre, Wedncs- A meeting which English at the Xortliside lowed by Bingo. tion of responsibility and being St. Patricks' CWL will hold its j The YWCA Tuesday morning Christmas party on Wednesday j swim session has been can- at 8 p.m. in the Church hall. A i celled- Tae kccP m 5ession wil1 continue on Tuesday morning short business meeting will election in Trois-Pavieres last j precede the party. Women are summer and chose to continue i reminded of the gift exchange as provincial party president, and are welcome to Miss Bacon says she has "not: guests. The Thursday morning session of Keep Fit and Swim will hold its last class Thursday. Guests invite are invited and welcome at any YWCA programs this week. day. 7-9 p.m. CLUNY, Alia. (CP) Getting j up in front of the class to speak was the hardest thing to learn for 12 Indian women, represen- tatives of their rcs-rves, who attended a course in teaching household management. "Taking leadership is our big- gest said Connie Rabbit Carrier, smiling a little self-consciously during Ihe last session of the five-day course. "We had trouble at first talk- ing to the group, but there has been a lot of improvement." The course, a joint project of the Alberta agriculture depart- ment and the federal Indian af- fairs department, was part of a scries of week-long courses to prepare the women to help dis- trict home economists teach home management classes on the reserves. Barbara Stroh, home econo- mist from Camrcse. co-ordi- nated the program, which in- cluded sewing, cooking, budget- ing, nutrition, family life and leadership courses. The women, who came from Ihe reserves south of Edmon- ton, were mostly chosen from of Edmonton, provincial home economist. The women will be mainly re- sponsible for organizing women's courses on the re- serves, providing transportation and finding facilities, she said. In most cases, a district home economist will teach some of the classes, with the Indian women holding practical work sessions. "Some of the older ladies don't know how to speak Eng- said Geraldine Wolf of Cardslon. "Weil interpret and explain things." The Indian affairs department is arranging to pay the women for their work in the communi- ties, Mrs. Macdonald said.' During the course, which was held at a residential school on this reserve 60 miles east of Calgary, the women made a shopping expedition as part of their budgeting and manage- ment course. They set up a bul- letin board showing some of the things they learned about com- parative shopping and prices. They found standard grades are cheaper hut just ss nutri- tious as fancy grades in canned goods, for example. Skim milk powder for cooking is less than half the price of homogenized milk powder. They also found that co-oper- ative bulk buying would save money. During the week, the class prepared all its own meals, said Mrs. Stroh. Each woman made a Etrctch-and-sew garment and knitted a pair of slippers. The women, m o s t of whom are married with families of up to seven children, expressed satisfaction with the develop- ment of their practical skill in sewing and cooking. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upilairi) EVERY THURS-S p.m. Babysitting is available at all j bomemaker groups on their own daytime classes. reserves, said Vera Macdonald HELP US TO HEIP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clolhing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CAU 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR IEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. WORLD OF SHOES ssss 317A SIXTH STREET SOUTH lor old I liners The. fire! ion nf officers for the Oriyin.'il IVn.sioners and Senior Citizens Society (if bridge, was last Wednes- day evening r.t the Civic Centre. All but one of the former executive were returned to of- fice by acclamation. They are Mr. L. C. Halmrast, president. Mrs. C. Petr-r.son, first, vice- president, Mrs. W. Hyan, sec- ond vice president, .Mrs. M. Jackson, secretary, and Mrs. M. M.itDonald, treasurer. Di- rectors arc Mrs. William- son and Mr. T. Clay. Mr. K. Ev.mson i.s the now executive j mc.mbor who will replace Mrs. I K. Warren. Mrs. Warron's j health has prevented her hold-! ing office, but she will assist I and advise at future meetings. I three new cook ng sauces that make your meat loaf, pork chops t and swiss steak unbe evably good. New Swift Sauces make meat taste like something special. And they do it better than any other sauce you can use. That's becauso Swift Sauces are complete in themselves. They're a blend of choice ingredients made to cook right along with meat so even economical cuts come out tasty and tender and juicy down to the last bite. Swift sauces are zippier than condensed soups. Easier than soup or dry sauce mixes. All you do is add the meat and let it soak up that great flavour. Why not try an idea that's really different. New Sauces from Swift. After all, who knows more about meat? From Swift The _ breakthrough company. ;