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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Toeidcry, October 5, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Quebec gets rights support of VoW western delegates BANFF, Alia. (CP) The right of Quebec to separate was upheld and a large Que- bec project was opposed at the national Voice of Women conference during the week- end. Delegates supported pie to self-determination." Sixty- five delegates passed it unani- mously. IUU3I> Betty Mardires of Edmonton, who presented the motion which was seconded by Mary Cox of Victoria, said the or- a res- ganization would oppose troop: MlJJtJl'l LLII lit olution, put forward by western being sent to Quebec to stop members, "unequivocally sup-! separation if the prounce porting the right of Quebec pco-; wants to follow that route. 1 Muriel Duckworth of Halifax, retiring national president, said the VoW opposed armed forces moving into Quebec dur- ing last year's FLQ crisis. The Quebec delegation said I they favored two nations with- i in one country and unilingual- j ism for the province. Voice of Women may alloiv men to join BANFF, Alta. (CP) Men may soon be allowed to join the Voice of Women, says President Kay Macpherson. Such a move would Ire a reflection of the changes that have occurred in the role of citizens' concern groups like the Voice of Women, she said in a weekend interview. But despite the group's wide horizons, "everyone still thinks we're a women's lib Mrs. Macpherson said during the group's annual meeting. "Perhaps we should go bi- sexual." The Voice of Women was formed in the beat of the United States-Sonet confron- tation over the XJ-2 flights which temporarily scuttled hopes for a ban on atmos- pheric atom bomb tests. Mrs. Macpherson said many of her group's original causes have found wide acceptance, such as recognition of Com- munist China and its admis- sion into the United Nations, distribution of birth control in- formation and formation of a Canadian commission on bi- culturalism. Dorothy Rosenberg, a Mon- treal delegate, won VoW's sup- port for a cause which she said will displace Cree In- dians. Quebec delegates were join- ed by British Columbia and prairie representatives in con- demning plans for the giant hydro power damming project at James Bay. Mrs. Rosenberg said the project will have dis- astrous ecological implications and produce power mainly for a U.S'. market. She said Indian spokesmen don't want the hydro-electric development on their reserva- tion, but they haven't been con- sulted. Italian fashion sets chic pace Sarnia woman is first stevedore SARNIA, Ont. (CP) Lor- etta Laviolette has given up lifting highball glasses in favor of hoisting freight pack- ing crates to strike what she calls "the crowning blow" for women's liberation. Mrs. Laviolette hung up her cocktail waitress uniform, climbed into blue jeans and became probably the first woman dock worker in Can- ada. The mother of five works side by side with her husband, love is. going to a movie he hasn't seen al- though you're seen it twice. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES JACKPOT LETHBRIDGE EtKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. guard Inot afraid of violence DALLAS, Tex. (AP) Mac, a 110-pound woman guard at the new Dallas Fed- eral Building, says she is ready for any cluding big, mean men. So far, she has had little trouble, but the possibility of violence doesn't scare her. "I feel confident." she said. Mac, 32, is Elaine Mc- Kerracher, whose 11-year-old daughter Kim thinks her mother is "just wonderful." Mrs. McKerracher's boss, Lieut. W. J. Glasser, said of her: "Size is no criteria. Mac is one of the best, pistol shots around very good at karate. I'd hate to tangle with her." What would she do if a 200- pounder grabbed her? "I'd probably get his instep, and an elbow in his she said in an interview. "You have to work tack. You know the first blow could tell the story." Mac works with two other women guards, Jan Jolly, 22. and Ann Davidson, the latter a grandmother. All can run a mile with any man, Glasser said, and all are trained in karate and marksmanship. The trio was among the sec- ond batch of graduates from the Federal Protective Offi- Ray, and about a dozen other men. She describes the job as a "test case" against male domination of stevedoring. Her entrance into stevcdor- Velvet on velvet makes this stunning Renaissance evening gown (left) by Rome's Capucci. With front and back of deep green, 1he gown lias sides slashed to show dark blue, a pleated front showing red and shades of purple ring the waist and neck. An- other Capucci (centre) is a tunic in pale beige, topped off by matching hood, knickers, gaiters, and shoes. Tiziani teams suede with raccoon (right) in this unusual fall-winter ensemble from his new collection. Green suede shorts are worn with a matching tunic trimmed in raccoon and long suede boots. A skirt of raccoon, held casually at her side by this model, can be worn over the Hot Pants as one wishes. A Calendar Of Local happenings Her entrance mio Fort Mac cod square dancers in" she hopes, will make the will no d their regular dance on Wednesday at p.m., with round dance practice at way cosier for oilier women to stop thinking in "old-fash- ioned terms about the role of the female in the working world." Women, she says, are as capable as men of learning the skills needed to work on Uie docks. Her first day at work started at 8 a.m. She loaded huge crates into the hold of a London-registered ocean ves- sel. The five foot-four-inch blonde says: "You do have to know something about what you arc doing." Her husband Ray was watching Friday as she hoisted the packing crates. He had been jibed all week by other dockworkers who said Mrs. Laviolelte would not be able to handle the work. "Look at her go." he said. "She's showing them all." Mrs. Laviolette says "it's a dirty job compared to some others a woman could do, but I don't know of too many other positions where I could be making tlu's kind of money." She is paid S4.60 an hour. and Mrs. I. Millar from the hospital lounge. 9 Ave. and 17 Ann Land ers St. S. Canadian Mental Health Asso- ciation. Visitors welcome. Ladies of the Old Timerc o p.m.. in ma ErcMu.i.tcu.1 The Lethbridge Movie Mak- Pemmican Club will meet in school. All square dancers arc' ers Club will hold its monthly the club rooms 9th St. and 5th 1 welcome. Women are asked to i meeting at 8 p.m. Wednesday Ave. S. Wednesday at p.m. j bring a box lunch and cups. m the auditorium of the Cana- j for the monthly meeting. dian Western Natural Gas Friendship Lodge No. 729, LA 410 Stafford Drive. All those The George McKillop Home to the UTU will hold its regular interested in amateur home! and School will hold its first meeting Wednesday at 8 p.m. movie photography are invited j meeting of the school year in the IOOF Hall. K Southminster UCW will hold Us regular monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday in the church Major visits city Major Bill Leslie of the Sal- vation Army in Vancouver will be at the Army Citadel in Leth- bridge Thursday at 8 p.m. Major Tjeslic, also known as "Banjo will be accom- panied by a number of converts from the Harbor Light Mission in Vancouver, which he found- ed. Now a 110-bcd hostel with to attend. (he school auditorium Wednes- day at 7 p.m. There will be a j The Women's Auxiliary of the short business meeting, instal- Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital lation of officers, meeting the will hold a bake sale from 2 i teachers and room visitation. urged to attend. >vm iiu__ _ _____ ____ ______ _ hall. Helen Draffin and '43 to 'p.m. 'Wednesday in the i All parents Units will be in charge of the prgoram on community volun- teer services, with speakers Mrs. M. Mitchell, Mrs. G. Ross DEAR ANN LANDERS: If I am paranoid, infantile or just plain nuts I wish you would tell me. I'm heginm'r.g to ques- tion my own sanity. Here's what happened. My husband and 1 were invitol on short notice to a party at the home of some friends. My day became unbeliev- ably crowded (the dog got sick, my mother-in-law broke her glasses, the hank called me to ccme down and verify a signa- ture) and I had to cancel my beauty parlor appointment. My hair was a mess so I decided to wear a silk turban which matched my dress. When we arrived, the insless asked me if I wanted to remove my hat. I said no. A few minutes later she asked again adding, "Aren't you I said, "I'rn just fine." Soon the was at me again. 1 told her my hair was awful and I war.fed to keep the hat on. By this time several other guests hr.d arrived and my hair became the main topic of conversation. Finally the hos- tess said, "Oh, your hair can't IK THAT bad let's see, and tried to remove my turban. Another guest said, "You're overly sensitive. Shame en The more they talked the more upset I became. I had a lousy time and went home with a terrific headacltt. My husband says I should have removed my hat and ended the discussion. What do you say? Alpcna DEAR AL: I say the hostess behaved like a clod. If you had appeared in a football helmet she shculd have kept her mouth shut. Your only mistake was not telling her off and enjoying the evening. DEAR ANN LANDERS: My husband and I have been happily married for 16 yer.rs. A few weeks ago my husband blurted out something that has me so miserable 1 can barely stand it. Out of a clear blue sky he said he had a confession to make. It seems in 1958 when we lived in a dorm for married college students, he met ancther mar- ried gal who also lived in our dorms in, of all places, the supermarket. She had a large bag of groceries and lie offered to drive her back to the dorm since she had no car. On an impulse they drove to the woods and had a 15-minu'e affair. He said he became physically ill 'guilt, of course) ar.d told her they must never do such a thing again. They never did. The girl and her husband live 2.000 miles away but we have kept in touch through letters, cards and school reunions. I am so crushed by the knowledge that my husband did such a rotten thing to me that I want to telephone her and let her know I am now in possession of the facts. My husband would prefer that I not call. We have agreed to abide by your City DEAR YU: If you place the call you will accomplish the following: (a) Make your husband look like a loose-lipped Jerk. (b) Make yourself like like an insecure, addle-brained fool. (c) Fix it so you will never again be comfortable In the girl's presence. (d) Add about ?10 to your phone bill Is it worth it? New gas attacks cervical cancer DALLAS (AP) Doctors in Dallas are using Freon gas, best known for air-conditioning capabilities, as a promising new preventive attack on cancer of the cervix. Gynecologists at the U n i v e r s i t y of Texas South- western Medical School de- scribe successful use of a tis- sue-freezing technique known as cryosurgery to destroy abnor- mally growing cervical cells in 32 of 35 women patients diag- nosed to have "mild dysplasia" early form of abnormal change in the cervix, or mouth of the womb. WARD MISUSE TORONTO (CP) Taxpayers are paying more for every patient treated in a hospital o department who detoxification unit, chapel and could be treated in the office of a dining room for 500 men, the i family doctor, a Kitchener doc- mission grew from a converted t tor said in Toronto recently. Dr. cigar store and bookie joint on William Bryant, a family physi- Vancouver's Skid Road. j cian, told the committee of in- Major Leslie has also been i quiry into hospital privileges instrumental in the building of that'emergency ward care cost- a rehabilitation farm called ccrs' A cade m y Worth in May. in Fort Miracle Valley near Vancouver. in the doctor's offic. ing a patient would cost only HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CAU 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR IEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. Ladies' Auxiliary Canadian Legion WEDNESDAY AT 8 P.M. Air Conditioned Memorial Hall JACKPOT Blackout in 49 Numbers or Less (INCREASING ONE NUMBER PER WEEK UNTIl WON) 1st Game Jackpot 5lh Garno (X) 10th Gamo Blackout in 56 Numbers or less One Frco Gamo Jackpot CHIIDREN UNDER 16 NOT AttOWED THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes I need shopping money Tomorrow, so you might put your wallet in a bucket of water tonight to start soaking loose a couple of tens." LETHBRIDGE FISH GAME ASSN. WEDNESDAY AT 8 P.M. IN THE EAGLES HALL 13th St. N. JACKPOT 57 NUMBERS FREE CARDS 3 JACKPOTS (4th, 8th and 12th) in 7 Numbers NO CHIIDREN UNDER 16 We took a great idea with a silly name... and gave it a great name. CanadaDucli It all started long ago in Germany, when partial bottles of red and white wines were mixcu together and the result was called "Kaltc or cold ends a term that over the years was changed to "Kaltc Entc" or, literally, "Cold Calona's brand new fun wine deserves a better name because it's really some- thing special! A fascinating blend of Calona sparkling white wine and spark- ling red wine. It's a unique, light-bodied sparkling red wine that's fun to serve and fun to drink by itself, with any food, and for entertaining anytime. The special name tells you it stands apart from the rest of the flock! Represented hy L J. McCuinness Distiller.': Agencies Lid. ;