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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 tHE ICTHBBinGE HERAlD Tuesday, September 7, 1971 Victoria Chamber elects woman By MICIIAia VICTORIA (CP> When slip was installed rccenllv us the first woman president of the Victoria Chamlwr nf Com- merce, Helen Boirncs-Wallinu was presented wilh a Ravel dp co rated wilh a large scented powdc-r p'.iff. "The first (hing 1 did wns said -Miss lleirncs who. in accepting Ihu one- year as.sipnim-nl. be- came the first woman presi- dent of a Canadian chamber for a metropolitan area. I si'ageslcd that I hoped it would ahvais be my insignia but no u.'iy it going lo lie the chamber's in- signia for Ihis year." Such a distinction between her role as a woman and tier role in Ihe business commu- nity seems in Die mind of this auburn haired, at- tractive mother of fnur. "When you're in bi'si ness you do the Ihings that have to be done and you do them in a forthright manner. But when you're home and you're with your husband or your escort or whatever, a little hesitation at the door allows him to open it for you. "This makes him feel more like a man and you mnrc like. a woman.'' Raised on a fruit farm in the Okanagan area Columbia, Miss Beknts said she "was always inlere.slcd in what makes the business "world go round." After workinc (or a while as a model, she opened a charm school or "Eelf-devel- opmcnt school" as she pre- fers lo call it. Following her marriage lo Conrad and arrival gram on a Victoria television station. How does her husband feel about her involvement in so many out-of-hornc aclivities? "lie thinks it's great. He is a Firm believer (hat a woman should live her own life, lhal she should he herself "He feels nomen are more interesting if they are active in many things." LOTS TO TALK ABOUT She said she and her bus- hand, who has an investiga- tion r.Rency, runs an import- export business and is presi- dent of Ihe Oak Bay Rate- payers As.'-'ociaiicfi, have .1 lot more lo lalk about "because we lake an active interest in whal is going on oulside the four walls of our home." Miss Beirncs said that when her children who now arc, 21 to 25, were grouing up she planned hrr business involve- ment around (heir needs. But she is not one to be an overly dominant parent, "f don't think it is healthy for a mother to be around 24 hours a day. Children learn lo stand on their feet much bet- ter if they don't always have mother lo turn lo." The ladies of Ihe female lib- cratiou movement get little suonort from Miss Beinies. "The idea that women are being downtrodden is just a bunch of malarky as Tar as I'm concerned. Being a woman has nevei held me back from anything I've ever wauled to do yet. 'I think the yell i n g. Ihe shouting, the placard-carrying and all Ihe rest of this is strictly defeating because it makes women gcncrallv look like the very thing they are claiming they arc not." FAVORS BROAD ROLF. For Miss Beirnes. who says in Victoria began the Na- lional Charm School which she has operated for llic last _. _...._. 1-1 years. regained her maiden She joined llic chamber five i name in business hccr.usc she years ago because, she said. she had her own business and also hecause ''if you are po- ing to be part of a commu- nity thm you have lo lie will- ing to get in and do some work in if." Other than keeping up her spacious, modern home and her work wilh the chamber, Miss Bcirncs models for the odd charilv fashion s h o w. was well established in the business world before she was married, the basic function of the Chamber of Commerce ic "to work for the betterment of Ihe ccmmunilv ns a w h o 1 c. not just, the business commu- nity." Scat >d nt h o in c behind a desk cluttered with clues lo her active life no'es with phone numbers, books, nie- a column for a weekly Beirnes said Victoria paper and nine i on her list of goals lo be months of the year is host for an hour bug interview pro- PUBLIC BINGO JACKPOT 16 GAMES LETHBRIDGE ELKS IODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. during her one year in office IF a study made of (he feasibility of providing a course a I the University of Victoria on the problems and possibilities ot creating pollu- tion-free cities. When she isn't speak i n g, modelling, cooking, writing or leaching, Miss Beirnes may be found riding a bicycle arou-d the city or sitting quietly in her garden for an early morning think. IF I'D KNOWN YOU WERE COMING But Mary Skellon, caught wilh the breakfast plates in hand, didn't know anyone was coming Saturday morning. Her unexpected guests just barged right in for a coffee parly reunion with their former teacher, class of 1954 at fCI. Still on slaff at that school, Mrs. Skellon, and her former students, enjoyed reminiscences about the days in home room 216. 4-am iv ing U.S. ivorking women gel too little a year WASHINGTON (AP) average working Rirl The in the United Stales gels a year less she's worth while equally qualified men get only a year less Uian they de- serve, says a report prepared for the American Psychological Association. "Although we expected lo dis- cover lhal a woman received fewer occupational rewards than a man wilh equal scores on the achievement predictors, we were hardly prepared for the size of the discrepancy be- tween observed and expected annual said Dr. Ter- esa Levitin of the Survey Re- search Centre of the University of Michigan. The report, released today, was prepared for the amma! meeting of the APA. Dr. Levitin said 351 women and 695 men were surveyed and before finding out what they were paid, the survey consi- dered several faclors, including education, tenure, supervisory responsibility and "occupational prestige." The survey showed more than half the v.oinen had annual in- come discrepancies r a n g i n g from through and "the significant differences were that the women who lost or more were the young- est. 16 to 29 years old, and the oldest, 55 years or more, of the respondents." Dr. Levitin added those un- derpaid or more were "while collar" workers; those employed in professional, tech- nical, managerial, clerical, and sales work; those who did not belong to a union and those in comparatively small establish- ments where less than 500 em- ployees worked." "I J If II alendar of local nt SUEDE ACCENTS These new suede accents for fall arc by Viciaor James of Toronto. Af left is a mocha brown bib-effect; centre, a suede-laced vest in rust, and at right a gold variation of the bottle-jacket, with cap sleeves. Forthcoming marriages ATTENTION TW1RLERS! BATON CLASSES BEGIN Sept. 15fh Instructor: LOIS (Marker) OFFET (M.B.T.A. Teacher) NOVICE OR ADVANCED CLASSES IN Contest Twirling Fire Baton Donee Twirl Show Twirlin Very Limited Registration For further information phone MRS. OFFET 32S-5254 Mr. and Mrs. Yves Lamane Lelhbndge arc pleased lo anno'.ir.ee th? mar- riage of Iheir eldesl daughter, Francos lo Titr. Bruce Monk-i October 9 at p.m. in St. Miss Marcia HcEiven. formerly Patrick's Roman Catholic of Siult Sic. Marie. Out. Church. Tho wedding will lake place September at riJO p.m. in llr. ;.-d Mrs. Frank Kenna Soutliminstc-r Chapel, man. son of Mr. and Mrs. Rob-' of Le'.hhridge are pleased lo eii Monkman oi Calgary. cnnouacc Ihs fcrlhcr.ming mar- j The wedding will lake place riage of Iheir son. Wajnc lo J THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "Say, isn't that a new hat you're The regular monthly meet- ing o[ the Wilson White Com- munity Culb will be held at the home of Mrs, George Nieder- mier on Thursday at pin. Roll call is to he answered a r c c i p e for jam, jelly or pickles. Moose Home Tuesday at 8 p.m. Hostesses arc E. CarleUm and E. Bateman. The regular monthly meet- ing of Sir Alexander Gait Chap- ter, will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Ihe home of Mrs Bruce G. Barrow, 023 13th Street Soulh. The regular meeting of Do- minion Rcijekah Lodge will be held in (he Odd Fellows Hall Thursday at 8 p.m. As this is Alumni will hold Iheir regular the first meeting for Ihe fall: meeting Wednesday at 0 p.m. in The St. Michael's Nurses term a quested come. jood lurn out is re- ami visitors are the nurses residence. The regular meeting of Lau rel Chapter, 43, OES, will TOI" STUDENT VANCOUVER (CP) Hilary Maddison Powell, a student at Croflon House school in Vancou- be held in the Masonic Hall I vcr, has been awarded the Gov- on Thurfday at 8 pm. Vi.siling memhrrs arc cordially invitrd ernor-General's Silver Medal as Ihe lop Grade 12 graduate in to nllend. Please note change' British Columbia. Miss Powell of dale. had a 99-per-cent average on her scholarship papers in lEng- of The Moose. Lelh-: li-sh literature and Latin. Crof- bridge Chapter 32f] will hold ton House is a private school for their regular meeting in the I girls. Violators forgiven SALOMCA, Greece (AP) A court has acquitted two Italian women of charges of violating the all-male sanctuary of Ml.' Athos and ruled it was a case of "pardonable error." Tiie women j claimed a sudden slorm forced j their launch cmo the shores oi the old monastic re-j public in northern Greece. I HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! Tne Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CALL 328 2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. UKRAINIAN GREEK-ORTHODOX CHURCH BASEMENT Cor. 13th Street and 71 h Avenue N, PUBLIC BINGO EVERY TUESDAY p.m. DOOR PRIZE FREE CARDS FREE GAMES BINGO CARDS 2Sc EACH S CARDS BLACKOUT in 57 Numbers or less (Jackpot Increase! Weekly) BLACKOUT JACKPOT in 49 numbers or lesl Two lovcn numbers or [ess Jackpot each Sorry No person under 16 years of age allowed Symphonic Concert or Cfub Meeting? TAPE IT IN EXCITING STEREO SOUND With This PROFESSIONAL QUALITY REEL-TO-REEL TAPE RECORDER Features: 1 6 inch oval side mounted speakers that pro- vide extra Stereo realism on play back. Also Features] Sound-pi us-so'und Ids you record on one track, listen to what you have recorded and simultaneously re- cord on a second track, public address switch, pause switch, VU recording meters for both channels, two volume plus 2 lono controls, tape usage counter. Mnnu. Sugg. List Price HOYT'S LOW PRICE ONLY APPLIANCES 608 3rd Avenue Soulh Convenient Terms Phone 327-5767 OPEN TIIL 9 P.M. THURS, and FRI. NIGHTSI Don't self-treat eyes MONTREAL (CP) Dosing irfinmed eyes wilh drops is a' poor way lo treat what may he serious infection, says Dr. Ar- thur G. DeVoe. an ophthalmolo-, pist. "If you have redness, s- charge of lids sticking to- gether, or pain, sec your eye. doctor the next day. If he can't see you, go to the emergency, outpatient department of a lies-' pital." TO SEW IMSVE STRETCH Lessons Starting Sept. 7th 8 2-HOUR COURSES FOR ONLY MORNINGS AFTERNOONS EVENINGS Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs. WE CARRY A FUU LINE OF STRETCH MATERIALS is... a. comforting mnrd when, you're (I mini, in I be dumjis. Bring or Clip and Mail lo. BAKER'S FABRIC CENTRE IGlh St. N. Lelhbridge Phong 328-4536 address I wish lo On Phono I (Morning, Afternoon, or Evening! (Monclny, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday) I Please find 5 enclosed to cover the cost of my course. 426 13lh St. N. OPEN THURSDAY TILL 9 P.M. Phono 328-4536 ;