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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta y, Octobir II, 1970 1HI LtTMBHIDOl HIRAID 17 Survey All IB Well Ann Landers By MARILW ANDERSON HeraM Family Editor TTJE concent of equality with- in the law for men and wo- men would seem to extend to ts members within the local profession as well. This conclu- sion might be drawn from a survey recently conducted by Cameron Harvey, of the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. Mr. H a r v e y polled women DEAR ANN LANDERS: I "Mount Ewrwt" (the guy who is'6'8" and feels like King Kong) takes your advice and stand tali. My 15-year-old kid aster to 61" and growing. At age 12 she was the tallest person in the school. The poor girl was so miserable was .turning into a re- cluse. Last year a teacher talked some sense into her and now she's happy as a clam, looking forward to a career as a model. Nothing has changed but her attitude. -Glad For Her DEAR GLAD: And then I not what hap- pens to you but how you take it that counts." Thanks for giving me an opportunity to say it again. DEAR ANN LANDERS: Please tell the millions of men who read your column that if they are- not physically able to have sexual relations with their wives to get some help and stop being so confounded proud and foolish. It Is debasing for a woman to beg her husband for sex and get turned down. Take my word for it Ann, a wifes love can turn to hate when she is told to take a cold shower and forget it. Most women who have famlies don't want to take a lover on.the'side, but after months and sometimes years of frustration and rejection they feel justified. I've discussed this problem with my doctor. He tells me alcohol can be an important factor in impotency among men between 35 and 50. I'm sure my husband's inability to perform is related to his heavy drinking, but he won't admit he needs help either for his drinking or his sex life. He insists that for people our age (I'm 33 and be is 36) once a month is enough. He says I'm the one who needs professional help. Everything I've ever read on this subject makes it plain that impotency in males (as well and frigidity in females) is 98 per cent emotional and has no organic basis. When I try to explain this to my husband he becomes furious. I am not asking for advice. I've already made up my mind I am not going to lead a sexless life. What I must decide now is whether to accept an offer from an attractive man who insists he's in love with me (his wife has been ill for years) or file for divorce and get some fulfilment. Please publish this letter for the benefit of the males in your reading audience who are not as rock-headed as my husband. For them it might not be Late DEAR T. L.: Here's your letter, for the males In my reading audience who are not as rock-headed as your hus- band. Thanks for writing. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES JACKPOT 1ETHBRIDGE ElKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY 8 p.m. Peanut Butter A spokesman for the federal food and drug administration says that unlike the United States, Canada does not have standards for peanut butter con tents but says that only seven or eight per cent of a jar is ad ditives. Let Us Put a Bee in Your Bonnet! BENJAMIN'S DO GIVE QUALITY DRY CLEANING AND THE FINEST SERVICE BENJAMIN'S CLEANERS-TAILORS 317 10th STREET S. PHONE 327-5771 Women In Law Equal In Theory, If Not Fact members of the law profession, and graduates of law schools and law societies to determine the "prickly question" oi the treatment of women lawyers within the legal profession. Mr. Harvey attempted to make no conclusions himself from the survey, and in fact met with opposition from the subjects of his survey who felt that any such article would have little social value. Although the majority of his qimtknutotf reflected an opln ion of equality, those who did wot, had a number of complaints in common with women employ- ed in other professions and em- Each group was adamant about their position with the majority suggesting that preju- dice may exist only in the minds of those who sought it. Margaret Ellsworth, a Letb- bridge lawyer, in a telephone Interview regarding the lurvey, Id had answered Mr. a r v e y' but vndered whether it vnf "real- all that useful." said she would to that women are general- trcated the same other wyers within the profession .nd that one would never meet ith prejudice as long M you d your job. As a practising lawyer for six ears, Mrs. Ellsworth Mid the as met with "only mix." The statistics on women in legal profession show that lere is a resurging interest in iw after a decline in the inter- ening years. In 1931 for instance, accord' ng to Dominion Bureau of Sta- sties figures in Alberta, there ere 45 male judge: and three emale. In 1961 there were near- twice as many men at 87, ut no women judges at all. In 1970 there are now four women magistrates, Mrs. Em- y Murphy, Mrs. Alice Jarnie- aa, Mrs. Wallis Kempo and ATS. M a r j o r i e M. Bowker. udge Bowker is known as the uthor of the Bowker Report, a upplementary document to the :udy of Adoption and Chile Velfare in Alberta. Of interest is the fact that in luebec, the province where wo- len have been so long regard- ed as inferior in the eyes oi he law, there are three judges SCREAM-DONT IAUGH Students of the Dorothy Geocfcr School fer Retarded Children get ready for Halloween night by practising spooky on each other, during a party held in the school this week._____________________________________ Soviet Wives Review Sewing By JOANNE SCHREIBER When it comes to sewing, there are no international bar- riers. Recently, some 50 Russian women gathered in New York's elegant Waldorf Astoria Hotel for a demonstration of FOSTER'S FOR SERVICE QUALITY INTEGRITY FOSTER'S FOR fc et 0 At FOSTER'S THE Jewellery People In Lethbridge A LARGE Selection Of Fine Quality o ENGAGEMENT and MATCHING WEDDING BAND SETS We are very proud of this extensive selection. In the very newest designs and styles to keep pace with day tastes and trends, Be lure to see this exciting new selection which Includes diamond set and plain bands and the pop- ular new wide wedding bands for her and him I 41 Convenient Terms-No Intenst or Carrying Charges! Open Till 9 p.m. Thun. and Fri. Nrghtl 41 Frte Gift Wrapping Upon Request! FOSTER'S JEWELLERY LTD. 513-4th AVENUE SOUTH PHONE 327-4429 FOSTER'S FOR SERVICE QUALITY INTEGRITY FOSTER'S FOR what's new in the world of sew- ing. The women were wives of members of the Soviet mission assigned to the United Nations; a sewing company took care of .he demonstration; the gather- ng was planned by the New York City Commission to the United Nations, which works with wives of diplomats to make tliem feel welcome here. Current pattern cooks were spread on large tables. Gay spring fabrics draped the walls n glowing color. Sewing bask- ets, tape measures, hem mark- ers, needles, thread and other .cols of the sewing trade cover- ed display tables, and three de- monstrators put new machines lirough their paces while field- ng a barrage .of queries from he Russian women. Many of he visitors spoke several lan- ;uages, so no official transla- ;ors were on hand. Few of the women were sew- ng beginners, and many of them had stitched the gar- ments they were wearing. An sception was Mrs. Nicholai Tochine, who had a career of ler own back home as a mu- sician and chorus conductor with a television company in VIoscow. "Here, I am just a she said. "So I must find something to fill my ime." She is filling it by learn- rag to sew and is planning to 3uy an American sewing ma- chine. Some examples of Russian chic were seer in beautifully embroidered blouses and in glorious furs. Many wore fur hats, and cloth coats wer lavishly trimmed with top-qua ity mink (norka in Russian One attractive blond, Mrs. Via dimir Chuchukina, whose bus band is press secretary of th Soviet mission, had been on a American shopping spree an looked terrific in a red viny coat trimmed with white woo ly fur, a matching jumpe white fur hat and tall, whl patent boots. Mrs. Chuchukin is one of those who sews qui a lot, especially for herself an her year-old daughter. "This the only thing I have bougi she confided. What do the Russian ladies think of skirt lengths? "Th mini is not for said on She will continue to wear he skirts a hint abov the knee. Another woman ap- proved of the mini for Russia women. "It is very practical i the proper she ol served. "And it is good becaus it' makes women think slim and take care of themselves. The mari drew a negative re sponse. What particular aspects sewing drew the most qua tions? According to the de: onstrators, the questions wer about the same as might b asked by women anywher They asked about putting in monogramming, over castin fabrics and knits. The coffee free Is subject I 375 diseases, including 10 sen ous ones, of which the worst the coffee rust. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "That's the first time I've ever eaten with chained to the counter I" of the social welfare court, one D municipal court and the sole woman member of the superior court in Canada. Mrs. Rejane I.aberge Colas was sworn in as a judge of the Quebec Superior Court in March, 1969. One male member of the Lethbridge legal profession was asked if he felt that women suf- 'ered at the hands of their fel- low lawyers. He replied that women seem io be as iraich discriminated against by their own sex as by men. He said that the ones who are successful are highly com- petitive. He said women are general- ly the most learned people in law when it comes to the sta- tutes, but run into problems in the practical application of the law. When asked if ne would rec- ommend law to a girl, if she were interested, he replied that law for a woman, is lonely. One difficulty is that other women are unwilling to accept them. In reply to Mr. Harvey's ques- tionnaire, the majority of wo- men said they would definitely advise the law profession to girls. Legal training was given the credit for a better opportunity to work within the community and to raise a family even i the profession is not actively carried on. One view is that education is never a waste, even of women, although the survey did not pear to carry out the prevalent thought that women often do not finish their law studies once started. Women in law in C a n a d s ave come a ways since 1917 when a conviction in Alberta vas questioned on the grounds hat a woman was not legally competent and capable be- ing a police magistrate. It may also be true that wo- men are unwilling to admit dis- crimination, as one contributor vrote Mr. Harvey. That per- laps it's easier to accept what is, than to change what may never be. F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT 6th Avo. Aandl3lhSt. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 cards for 1.00 or 251 Each Twelve 7 Number Gamti JACKPOT Free Gamei and trell Card DOOR PRIZE Children under 16 not allowed LONG DISTANCE LONG DISTANCE I U L ti LJ IS HALF A BUCK IS HALF A BUCK ON SUNDAY Only Alberta has it! ODD rates. You can phone anyone in Alberta from any other Alberta point at fifty cents or less for three great minutes if you dial direct. Best of all, low SUNDAY-50 rates are in effect every week .from Saturday midnight to 6 a.m. Monday. Rates do not apply to person-to-person, coffect, third party biffing, time and charge, pay phone, or credit card calls. if you happen to live in an area without ODD service, SUNDAY-50 rates apply to station-to-station calls placed with the Operator. ;