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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHtRIDGi HIRAID Friday, Oclobtr 10, 1970 Woman Power Wasted-Senator OTTAWA (CP) genato Donald Cameron (Ind. berta) said as he welcomes two new women senators to the Senate that he always though it "a wasteful utilization of 50 per cent of our human re- sources that we do not mak more effective] use of womai power in public life." The women, who make a tola of six women in the 102-sea chamber, are Mme. Therese YWHires Program Director Casgrain and Mrs. A. E. Heath (L-British Senator Cameron quoted tensively from Kate Millett's book Sexual Politics, which says that in the United States women make lower wages than men and that job opportunities are not as great and women in pub- lic life are scarce. He said the U.S. situation is parallelled in Canada. There was only one woman, Grace Maclnnis. in the House of Commons, for example. Senator Cameron said he did not propose to hold Russia up as an ideal or an example. But it was interesting to note that in the early 1860s, 54 per cent of the doctors there were women. So were a large percentage of ;he engineers. The four other women sena- ;ors are Muriel Fergusson New Josie Quart Florence Elsie nman Edward Is- and) and Mary Kinnear NOT A MINI IN SIGHT There was not a mini in the lot as California Fashion Creators previewed their spring line of gowns and pants suits in Los Angeles yesterday. Left to right: a polka dot pants and dress in dobby weave cotton, by Calderon; a 3-piece Italian silk coat, blouse and slacks, by David Barr; pyjama jumper with beaded neck and border, by Trimar, Inc., and an evening toga and pants in matte jersey, by Helen Rose. J Calendar Of P I LI oLocal Southminster Circle Square dance club will host the south- ern Alberta Western'Dance As- sociation, Saturday at p.m. in Southminster Hall. Bill Mor- gan of Red Deer will be calling. Women requested to bring a box lunch. Lethbridge Christian and Pro- fessional Business Women's Clyb will meet Monday at p.m. in Even Ericksen's Family Restaurant. Reserva- tions should be phoned to Susan Enns at 345-3426 by Saturday. The Ladies Auxiliary to the Rehabilitation Centre for the Handicapped will hold its an- nual tea, pantry table and sale bridge was chosen by the Of Work on Thursday, from 2-5 YWCA board of directors dur- p.m. at the Centre, 1261 2nd ing a meeting this week, to Ave. A N. Many articles made start work on Nov. 15 as a full- by the Handicapped Workers time program director. will be for sale. Theme is, She will be paid per. Help Them To Help Them- month with the funds coming! selves, from the general budget of the YW acquired from program1 St. Basil's CWL will hold its operations. i November meeting in the St. The local YW has not had a Basil's church basement, Tues- program director since the ser- day at p.m. vices of Wendy Rasmussen ___________ were discontinued in January _.. of this year, due to a lack of President NlXOH funds. i Mrs. Slobodian was actively W (intS W OmBJl involved in all aspects of YW program during her youth in Regina and has worked with the local YW for 10 years as CHICAGO (AP) President swimming instructor, chairman Nixon told a group of women of the program committee and who greeted him on his arrival board member for the past sis that, in the controversy about years. the women's liberation move- According to a YW spokes-. ment, "I want a woman to be man the services of Adrian a Berry, Calgary alderman The subject came up as the no longer be required as of women, attending a Junior this week. He was hired during League conference on the en- August and September by the vironment, asked Nixon Wed- YW to act as a consultant and nesday night to visit them at a met with various committees. breakfast this morning. They To Re Women Golden Mile Program Cooking Tips From Home Economist By CHRISTINE PUHL Herald sc-rr Writer Elizabeth Bartman, dis- trict home economist for the department of agriculture gave the first demonstration of a tentative series about cooking' for one and two people, to ap- proximately 35 women in the Golden Mile Drop-In Centre. Thursday. She said tcoking for two peo- ple is "almost" as bad as serv- ing one. All people attending the ses- sion did have the advantage-of a stove and refrigerator in each of their apartments. Miss Bart- man said that even the disad- vantages of cooking with only a hot plate could be overcome. Each person must have an interest in food and learn to fol- low the Canadian Food Guide. She said this guide should be- come a JiEKi and a "good habit" comes easily. A healthy diet does not ne-1 point during further meetings cessarily mean an elaborate! During discussion of indivi- set-up. A lunch of almonds dual problems by those in at- (nuts) and an orangfi drink will provide, vitamin C, protein, minerals, and possibly milk ii the orange drink. This is an in- teresting and quick meal which is low in calories but still nu- I tritious. i She said by writing out whal each person actually eats, and comparing it to the food guide, I he or she can find out where mistakes an being made, not i only in menus but in budgeting. If someone spends too much money on fruit, there will not be enough money left to buy necessary proteins. But she said, "The only item you get more for your money now than 10 years ago is the penny scale at the drug store." 1 Shopping should be a ehal- j lenge to all people, she said I and promised to pursue this Alberta Woman Contractor Has No Special Problems to discuss new approaches and direction. No replacement has yet been found for (he position of execu- tive director of the YWCA, since the retirement of Dorothy Lancaster in .Tune noted they represented several thousand women all over the country. "Woman's the president asked. When one replied he said: "That's right, I want a woman to be a woman." TOP TWELVE 45 R.P.M. LEISTER'S MAIL ORDERS! Tick off the selections you want and send to us. You'll receive your records for only each. Please Add 15c Postage on Orders and under. t 1. CRACKUN' ROSIE-Neil Diamond 2. LO-LA-Kingsions 3. CIRCLE GAME-Buffy St. Marie t 4. EL CONDOR PASA-Simon and Garfunkel 5. YANKEE LADY-Jessie Winchester 6. GREEN. EYED LADY-Sugarloaf 7. IT'S ONLY MAKE BELIEVE-Glen Campbell t 8. I BELIEVE IN SUNSHINE-Madrigal f 9. MONTEGO BAY-Bobby Bloom 10. I THINK I LOVE YOU-The Partridge Family [111- TIME TO KILL-The Band 12. SEE ME, FEEL ME-The Who COMING EVENTS OCTOBER 31st LIGHTHOUSE DANCE and CONCERT LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE NOVEMBER 6lh ANNUAL RECITAL Western Board of Music of Albertc. YATES CENTRE DECEMBER 13lh SINGING TREE 70 YATES CENTRE LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. PARAMOUNT THEATRE BLDG., LETHER1DGE NAME ADDRESS SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. (CP) Alice McEvoy says there are no special problems in being a female contractor. Mrs. McEvoy, a widow and possibly the only female con- tractor in Alberta, says that after people get over the initial shock and "once they realize you know what you are talking it's just a matter of dealing with people. Getting into the construction business was a natural course of events for her after her hus- band died four years ago. Her husband, Thomas, had worked in the electrical field and owned some real estate as a sideline. Mrs. McEvoy had been a book-keeper before mar- riage. Years of helping her husband in his business fitted her for construction. She registered as limited company, A and S letters stand for Alice and sons. The sons are 11, 9 and 8. There are no steady employ- ees of the company. All the work is done through sub-con- tracts. Work can involve as many as 20 sub-contracts, de- pending on the project. Initial work involved rumpus rooms, roofs and renovations but A and S projects now are exclusively houses. STICKS TO LEDUC All the houses are in Leduc, a community 20 miles south of Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS WlULTILUXl Kdmonton. Sherwood Park is in suburban Edmonton, adjacent to the city's eastern boundary. Mrs. McEvoy buys lots from a real estate company which has already sold the proposed houses. Coming under Central Mortgage and Housing Corpora- tion, the homes are three-bed- room types ranging from to square feet. There are five floor plans, each named after a castle, the company's symbol. Mrs. McEvoy, an attractive woman, supervises the day-to- day work, keeps the workers supplied with materials and sees "that one doesn't get in the way of the other." She dons boots for her walk- ing around the muddy sites but refuses to wear jeans. She wears dresses and pant-suits to retain her femininity in a man's business. Zone is... telling him yon love Mm this much. WOMEN NEEDED TO TRAIN FOR Medical Receptionist Dental Receptionist 9 Practical Nursing This is a home study course which can bo completed In 16 weeks. High School Diploma not iu qualify. Training need nor wllti present employment. Out of tnwr. -rnq'ji.iws welcome. WRITE GIVING PHONE NUMBER TO CAREER TRAINING LTD. Reply to Box 25, Lethbridge Herald. tendance most had difficulties with meat. Cuts in markets are too large for one person and after a meal of roast, people had to eat cold meat for a week. Freeze left over meat whole or as individual TV din ners, make stews, hash or sea loped potatoes, she suggestec but "remember to cook th meat only medium rare 'th first time, so it is not so bar on digestions when being user, later." BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD Sally Laster chief guide at Toronto's city hall, models original uniform as she looks over new one Wednesday. New uniforms' were chosen by Toronto property commissioner Harry Rogers, but the guides don't like the new garb at all and so it's back to the drawing board. OCTOBER SPECIALS! RECOVER YOUR KITCHEN CHAIRS with vinyl color of your choice each CUSTOM BUILT CHESTERFIELDS Tub styled with deep diamond Tufting. Regular 650.00. (tCCC SPECIAL SPANISH 3-PIECE SET Regular 529.00. SPECIAL TWEED 2-PIECE SET Reaulnr 399.00. SPECIAL TUFTED NYLON 3-PIECE SET Regular 529.00. SPECIAL OPEN TILL P.M. EVERY THURSDAY E R 1518 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-7631 'ami Solid Waste Survey Sought To Eliminate Disposal MONTREAL (CP) The MacKay family and 20 neigh- bors in suburban Pointe Claire are searching local garbage cans to find out what people throw away and what their al- ternativeTo disposal might be. Officially, the search is called a solid waste survey. It is being conducted in an effort to reduce environmental pollution. Mrs. John mother of five and chairman of the citi- zens' group, said one garbage- Potters Seek New Members The Alberta Potter's Associa- tion held its second executive meeting recently in Red Deer with Victor Brosz, president. A newsletter being sent to over 800 Alberta Potters is a re- xxrtedly welcome eommunica- ions link and1 will contain ar- ticles specifically relating to the Alberta Potter. Although it is evident accord- ng to questionnaires that ac- tivities prefer to be conducted at a regional level, there will a.travelling ceramic exhibi- ion assembled and a list cran- nied of ceramic artists who will avail themselves for re- gional workshops. However, for the association o see its ambitions material- zed, more than the 80 current members are needed. Member- ship secretary is Mrs. Marjorie Seynon, 13523 129th St., Edmon- lon. collecting family of six accumu- lated the following in a three week period: Forty two pounds of food scraps, seven pounds of metal, 16.5 pounds of non-re- urnable pounds of paper. "It gives you some idea of just how much refuse one fam- ly can accumulate in a short ime, and our worry is what lappens .to all of Mrs. ilacKay said. The committee wants to make he public aware that recycling of garbage can restore much he waste to usable products. Proponents of the recycling principle are opposed to munici- dumps, where mounds of garbage offend both eves and noses. COMPOST HELPS The MacKays recommend set- ing up a family compost heap n the back yard. Food scraps, including meat and even tea >ags, can be built up to provide ertilizer for the garden. Another suggestion is news- paper collections. Reprocessing ilants will pay about a ton or great money- aising project for a community roup." "And one thing you don't do is my soft drinks in non return- able bottles and tins. Not when ou consider that the bottles are ill but non-destructible; that tin cans take 10 years to disinte- grate and it takes a century to et rid of aluminum cans." Once the survey is completed, le committee will present its ndings to the city and "let peo- le know what home owners are eally doing and what should be one to correct it." Powder Puff Date Set For July 5 CALGARY (CP) The 1971 all-woman transcontinental air race, better known as the jowder puff derby, will start iere July S, it was announced xre. Houte director Thon Griffith of Costa Mesa, Calif., said be- tween 150 and 200 entries are expected for the race, which will end in Baton Rouge, La. The handicap race will be flown over an area out- side the United States for the irst time in its 25-year history. THE LETHBRIDGE HADASSAH are holding a SALE Nov. 2, 3, and 5th Starts 9 a.m. each day NEW AND USED CLOTHING HOUSEHOLD ITEMS NEW WOOLLEN REMNANTS 320 5th Si. S. Formerly Hit-Rite Tailors to Golden Gate CASH BENGO ST. BASIL'S HALL-Cor. 13th St. and 6th Ave. N. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30th 8 O'CLOCK BLACKOUT JACKPOT NUMBERS 4th and 8th Games in 7 NUMBERS-12th Game LUCKY DRAW 5 CARDS FOR OR 25e EACH Persons Under 16 Years Not Allowed SPONSORED BY ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB Tommy Elkin age 12 decorated his room with Armstrong Place 'n Press Excelon floor tile in 90 minutes. Place 'n Press is the easiest do-it-yourself tile ever. Gooey "guck" is gone. The adhesive is already on the back. It sticks by itself. I. Peel off the paper. 2. Place tile in position. 3. Press down. It's as simple as that! Cover up old tile, linoleum or most basement concrete. Goes anywhere as long as the floor is flat. It's neat and so fast people are "racing" for beautiful floors. _ Place 'n Press cuts with household scissors. USB leftover tiles to cover tables, line cupboards, drawers or shelves. Remember tho name is what you do. The floor iilo Hint's fun io install. ;