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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE IE1HBRIDGE HERAIO Wednenlc.y, Otlober 18, 197J Belly works nj) From By TUHIC Hcralil Slnlf Writer She works on motors, gets just as grimy as the rest and admits that when she started at a service station, she didn't even know how to pump gas. Betty Rowley, n student at the Lcthbridge Community Col- lege, is renrollcd in the automo- tives course, towards her first year mechanic's ap- prenticeship. Her interest in the field start- ed while in Calgary. "I was working the front end o[ a service station for a year and a said Betty, "doin; tilings like ta'itlng care of the gas pumps, the till, orders for customers and tire work. "It was actually a truck stop, so I had to learn about diescls and tractors." Her employer sent her to gas jockey to diesel mechanic specialize in dcisel work, Init IVtty she received little dvm I hose s lie o'.u1 lo tier plans. "My motive could hardly wait 'till 1 she said, 1 always fooling around with my car or my i dad's and she wanted me to know what 1 was doing. "Here (at the LCC) just one person made n comment about me iieing the only girl in the clnss. I said 'it doesn't bother me if it doesn't bother you' and that was all." When she first started class, Betty met with a general sil- ence from the men, but that soon changed. "I'm not for women's lib." she said, "but I didn't expect the guys to treat me special just because I'm a girl. "They do treat me like a girl, but I'm also one of the guys, if you know what I mean." "Machine shop Is the worst because we use a lalhe to make our own culling tools and (he shavings fly back at you. "But Ihe grease nnd oil from Referring lo her course, Hetty said "they teach you so much here from day to day and there's a lot to know." If she passes the course, Betly plans to go into a three- that's a long way off." Who doesn't like a girl mech- anic? "The women. They don't like woman touching their car; school at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology for a driveway salesman course, to j teach her customer-service. "It was a six-week she said, "with men coming in from gas and oil companies and helping us out "I thought I knew everything, but the course sure helped show me a lot of new things." While working at Ihe Calgary station, Betty said she found many of her trucking customers were patient; encouraging her to learn and understand. "Some didn't like the idea oi a girl working on their truck, especially if it was their she said, "and one told me to never touch it again, so 1 didn't." When her employer decided she sboutd wear a white top anrV shorts at work instead of blue jeans, Betty protested and quit. "I sometimes had to crawl Into Ihe truck motors, with oil dripping on she said "and with that uniform I was more worried about getting it dirty than doing my job. You just don't work like that." She chose to return to I.eth- hridge and follow up her inter- est in cars. "I tried to gel a job in some of the service stations said Betty, "but most managers said they had little lime to train an apprenlice and suggested the college course." During Uie first semester, she said, the covirsc consists of au tomotive theory, machine shop id tearing apart engines. "I don't mind getting dirty nd I a 1 ways wear jeans tc in. news Duo to unexpected t the Civic Sports Centre, tb LI s u a t Wednesday cvenin lien's and wo men's volleyba Sasses have been moved to tt m nasi u m a r St. Joseph school on 18lh St. and 4th Avc The change will he effecth onight, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 of Nov. 8, classes will resum at the Civic Sporl Centre. The Monday evening keep 1 and volleyball class will moved to Assumption School o Hth Ave. and 24th St. S. ne week only, and due to the ele lion, vrill be cancelled Oct The YWCA wishes to apol gize for any inconvenien which may be caused throu; these unavoidable changes G-R-R-R-R The PSNK PUSSY AND HER CAM ARE COMING TO THE "YATES" WATCH FOR THIS SATURDAY'S "HERALD" and out of L Survey results still to come Dy JEFF CAIWUTIIERS Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA A million, wo-year cross-country survey f the slate of nutrition of 00 "typical" Canadians offi- ially ended Tuesday, with the last clinic at Port au Port, Nfld. And since the survey started Ottawa in September, ID, Nu- rition Canada health teams ve uncovered "substantial malnutrition" along with health 1 r o b 1 e m s serious enough mong of tliose surveyed or their doctors to bc.notified. "health problems" which )rompted Nutrition Canada of- icials to mail off "referral no- .ices" to the doctors of tte 000 individuals ranged from simple vitamin deficiencies to :ii gher-than-n orma 1 cholestero blood levels to more serious ail ments' such as diabetes an( heart problems. If the preliminary results of lie survey are at all represen- ative of Canada's 21 million residents, then even our highly- developed society not only has significant malnutrition prob- ems ml as many as 20 per cent of the population have serious enough health problems them to see a doctor. Not all of the problems are nutri- .ionally-caused, though many re. The final results ol computer analysis, which are now just starting in earnest, should be available early next year, ac- cording to Dr. Zachary Sabry, national cc-ordinator of nutri- tion Canada. At that time breakdowns, exact figures anc patterns of nutritional anc health problems uncovered the survey will be made avail able. It is obvious that some of th problems uncovered by the sur ey will require follow-up by he government, either In the or in of new regulations on the utrition of content of certain oods, new programs to lielp certain segments of the popu- at ion overcome geographically, economically or racially-related nutritional problems, and cer- ainly new educational thrusts n the nutrition field, in co-oper- ition with the provinces. GHADUATE BAKERS CALGARY (CP) Enrol- ment in a bakery course at Southern Alberta Institute ol Technology is dragging this year, the school says. The 10- month course offers background in bakery management and spe- cific skills in all phases of baked goods preparation. The salary range for 1972 graduates was a month. MECHANICAL TWIST She might not look like a mechanic but she intends to be one. Belly Rowley, 21, is working 1h rough her first year of aulomotives at the lethbridge Community College. As the only girl in the class, odds are school carv be a fun, as well as a learning, experience. Kerber, photo own Brothers Albeit and George have been reunited after a separation lasting 23 years. Both emigrcted from Germany in 1349, with George going to Australia and Albert coming to Canada. Mr. and Mrs. George Kortt recently spent four weeks vis- iting with Albert Kortt and family here in Lethbridge. Miss Bertha Kopp, pianist, Mark Nelson, classical guitar- ist and Gary Wood, drummer, will provide acompaniment for Joseph's Dreamcoat, a pop ora- torie to be presented Saturday during the Alberta Choral Con- vention at the University ol Lethbridge and Sunday at Sonthminster United Church. issue is ST. CATHARINES, Ont. (CP) Dr. K. Harriet Christie, dep- ty .secretary cf the United liurch of Canada, advised to look on their ights in the context of all uman rights, with the basic is- uc not women versus men, but iscimmaiion wherever it is ound. ANCIENT LADY MONTREAL (CP) Margo1 Cardin of Montreal says she is years old and has Hvec in Hawaii, Mexico, Egypt Tibet and the mythical civiliza tion of Atlantis. In this life she is a pig-tailed woman of 50 founder of the Society of Meta physics of Quebec, who says shi has undergone psychic surger; (r-one with bare hands) in Ih Philippines and has practises "absent healing11 whereby J ailment is cured with no per sonsl contact between her 1 the patient. BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY a> P.M. Jackpot In 57 Numbers 12 Games In 7 Numbtrl 4th- 8lh Doubted fn 7 Numbers 5 Cards 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAl ORDER OF MOOSE SOUTHMINSTER UCW WILL HOLD A USED and USEABLE SALE In The CHURCH HALL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19th from 6 to 9 p.m. and FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20th 9 a.m. (o 12 Noon Good used clothing for men, women and children, books, jewclfery, small appliances, household goods, furniture, etc. not just men versus women "Just as important Is black versus white, the haves versus the have-nots and rich nations versus poor she told a meeting of Zonta International, an organization ot executive, business and professional wo me n wi t h more than 600 clubs m 45 countries. ROYAL GUEST Princess Anne, in a openwork hat and a boldly-paItemed, high-collared dress, drives away from the Savoy Hotel, London, she had been a guest of honor at a Women of Ihe Year Luncheon in aid of Greater London Fund for the Blind. Topic of discussion for Brilian's top women at the luncheon freedom. (AP Wirephoto) SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL Lois of mending to tJo? A wedding soon? Rent and Sew wjlh a gargaoui KENMORE ZIG ZAG from Simpions-Seari. Telephone 328-9231 Or Drop In At Simpsons-Setirs, Centre Village Mall For Complete Details She told Hie 200 delegates rom 11 Canadian clubs and 23 rom the United Stales that in stead of talking of (he equality of men or women, women mus ae recognized as persons free of the boxes they have tradi tionally been put in. International president Har riette Yeckel of Kansas City Mo., told members the niimbe of the organization's Ameli Earhart fellowships awards to women students in aerospac research should be increased 16 from eight. "Nobody pretends this is a project for merely the needy or the disadvantaged she aid. "This is Zonta's in- vestment in brain power, in technology, in research skills and in spin-offs which range from outer space to medical advancements in life-saving techniques." The fellowships have been awarded to girls in 14 coun- tries. One of this year's win- ners is Adele Buckley of Cal- gary, a second-year sfutlent at the University of Toronto. Mrs. Buckley has won for the second year in a row and was the first i Canadian to receive Ihe fellow-' hip. OVERCOME OHSTACI.KS At the closing banquet Satur- day nighl, Mrs. Yeckel (old members one of their missions i was overcoming obslacles to women's libertaion. "We are the original women's lib she said. "But not the hatchet-jawed wild-eyed bra-bir.Tiing variety." Women's self image and lack of confidence are among the first things to he lackiwl in the baltle for status, she said. She decried little girls being brainwashed into thinking that women are second-class citi- zens taught to bave restricted levels of aspirations. Discriminatory practices in the United States are so wide- spread they ore regarded as normal, she said. There is more discrimination in the job market on a sexual than on a racial basis. She urged Zonta members to support a construct! :e push for I equal rights wherever it was lo be found. SIMPSONS bears UOREAL really be ELNETT SATIN HAIR SPRAY Contains revitalizing satin condilioner. Protect! your from Ihe ef- fects of dampness. Brushes out easily. Regular or extra hold. 15 oz. 1.99, 8 or. 1.29 PROTECTOR SHAMPOO Slabiliio hair colour lhade. leaves hair lilky-smoolh anl shining. 4.3 oz. 1.95 SETTING LOTION AND VITAtlZER for a full-bodied, long-lasting set that's 5 applications. 3.3 oz. bc-auliful anc! healthy looking I'OREAt EXCEUENCE Famous ihampoo-in Kair colour. Easy to use. Conditions as it colours. Choose warm reds lo soft shimmering pastels. For natural high- lights or dramatic changes. 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