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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta -THc. LEtHBRIDQE Thursday, 12, 1974 Agency with a heart USC marks 30th year i OTTAWA (CP) "I wanted it to be an agency that was so personal that it wouldn't hurt to accept its says Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova, executive director of the relief agency she asked the govern- ment for permission to start in 1945. Now on the eve of its 30th anniversary, the Unitarian Service Committee of Canada (USC) operates more than 100 pro- jects in 13 countries on three continents. Non-denominational, non-political and non-racial, USC aims to help those in need, especially the young, to help themselves. "Children have always been closest to our hearts." Last year USC operated on a budget un- der million. To stretch these "friendship dollars" contributed annually by more than half a million Canadians, the agency relied on an army of volunteers overseas and in about 30 communities across the country. USC funds mainly come from private donations although the federal and British Columbia governments extend aid The agency also has to be "immensely she says. The initial task in any USC-aided country is to provide food and to increase native food production. Provision of health services, child care and family planning are second. Education, training and community devel- opment follow. Local staff always is employed to ad- minister USC projects. "We never send Canadians says Dr Hitschmanova, although she herself spends four months each year visiting USC projects. "There are capable people in each country who are only too anxious to help their own people if they are given the op- portunity." USC. with its partners overseas, acts as a catalyst to demonstrate the effec- tiveness and potential of various projects. And the basic USC philosophy appears to be successful. By next June, the agency will have pull- ed out of India where the largest number of USC projects currently are operated. Native agencies there now are ready to continue alone, says Dr. Hitschmanova. "We literally have worked ourselves out of our jobs there. And we are hoping that by 1978 we will be able to turn over all our Korean program to the Korean government." Herald- Family McGibbon raps companies for not employing women Or. Lotta Hitschmanova in Ottawa office. CONFIDENTIALLY YOURS TORONTO, September 12th If your car- pets could talk they would likely be complaining about the pitter-patter (or pound- ing) of various sizes of feet, Dairying dirt into the house over the summer months. Time to revive them with BISSELL WALL TO WALL RUG SHAMPOO. You'll find a ittle of the concentrate goes a long way, pro- ducing a thick, rich foam that loosens dirt and stubborn stains. When the carpets are Iry, you just vacuum all the soil away. After a Bissell Wall to Wall Rug Shampoo, you'll never enow the thundering herd has been through your louse! And for a free Home Carpet Care Booklet, write Bissell, Ltd., Niagara Falls, Ontario. Despite slow progress end product hopeful SEPTEMBER FOWLER'S WEEK-ENDS at the cottage, beach or resorts are often the most pleasant of the year. One should be prepared, though changes in food or water even excitement. can cause nausea, cramps and diarrhea That's why I make sure to have DR. FOWLER'S EXTRACT OF WILD STRAW- BERRY on hand wherever we are whenever we travel. Effective, yet gentle, Dr. Fowler's works quickly and is non-constipating. Soothing and settling for adults and children, pleasant- tasting Dr. Fowler's has proven effective for over 6 generations of Canadians reason enough to keep Dr. Fo'-Ier's Extract on hand at all times! OTTAWA (CP) Rita Ca- dieux, chairman of a United Nations seminar on women's rights, said Tuesday that de- spite its slow progress she has high hopes for the end product. The seminar, which has at- tracted spokesmen from about 30 countries, ends here Sept 17. Early sessions were relatively low-key, consisting mainly of closed workshops. Open meetings to date have consisted largely of delegates explaining the legislative and other machinery their countries have for improving the status of women. Mme. Cadieux, head of the Canadian delegation and a 12- year veteran of the secretary of state's department, said the one obvious thing that has emerged from the seminar is that there is no simple solu- tion to the problem. The delegate from Ghana, Kate Abankwa, senior assis- tant secretary of her country's foreign affairs ministry, said countries like hers recognize the need for women's rights. "But we in the developing countries face different prob- lems altogether." she told an open session of the seminar Tuesday. She said a lack of necessary funds is an obvious problem, but there were others such as the need of farm families to keep children working at home instead of sending them off to school. Without education, she sug- gested, the cause of women's equality would remain stag- nated in third-world nations. Mme. Cadieux, when the seminar broke into two closed workshops for the rest of the day, said this is where the real work of the seminar is done. WeeWhimsv The Uthbridge Herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS He's Minister of National Defense. What as his name? HOW 00 YOU RATE? 91 to 100 points TOP SCOW 81 Jo 90 Cxcdltorrt. 71 to 90 points Good 61 to 70 points Fw 60 or Under' H'mm' FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION What is your opinion of the salaries being paid to professional athletes today? YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 Portugal began liquidating its African empire by granting Independence to Portuguese Guinea, which will take the new name of (CHOOSE ONE: Guinea-Djalon, 2 Two Soviet Soyuz 15 cosmonauts apparently failed in their attempt to dock with their orbiting space laboratory and returned to Earth after 50 hours of flight. a-Vostok 1 b-Venera 3 c-Salyut 3 3 Zaire will host the September 24th world heavy- weight championship fight between and a-George Foreman b-Muhammad All c-Jerry Quarry 4 The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada approved a move to ordain women. True or False? 5 The foreign trade (CHOOSE ONE: deficit., surplus) fell to 24 million In July from million in June. MarkWaitas wffl be sent the original art lot ha quote Send your child's quotation to this paper OTTAWA (CP) -.Lt.-Gov. Pauline McGibbon of Ontario told a packed Women's Cana- dian Club luncheon Tuesday that she deplores the failure of most companies to appoint women to their boards. She said that of 150 Cana- dian manufacturing firms sur- veyed recently, only 79 bothered to reply; and of 947 directors, only three were women. Dr. McGibbon said this de- plorable situation likely reflects the picture in senior management of Canadian in- dustry. "The boardroom remains largely an exclusive men's preserve in Canada." She said she did not want women to be appointed to token directorships, but many Canadian women are fully qualified to become corporate directors. However, despite this par- ticular lack of progress, she felt that "a generation of women imbued with a new confidence is coming of age" and that the picture should im- prove. Dr. McGibbon suggested that the militant faction of the Golden Mile Open Monday through Fri- day 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Next week: Monday: Keep fit 10 a.m. Tuesday: Singing 10 a.m. Dancing 2 p.m. Thursday: Crib tournament 2 p.m. Cash prizes will be offered. Noteworthy: There will be a dance at the centre Wednesday, Sept. 19 from to p.m. This will be a record hop for members and friends, with admission Coffee will be served and those attending are asked to bring a lunch. Winter and fall bulletins are now available at the centre. The centre will entertain guests from Calgary for after- noon tea on Wednesday, Sept. 25. A daily phone service is available for those who are shut-ins or lonely and would like to hear from someone. women's liberation movement is fading because it has suc- ceeded in doing what it set out to attention to a multitude of inequities." It now was time for the moderate activists such as herself to continue striving for equality for women. Although she did not criticize governments directly for lack of action in this field, she observed that they "take time to move" and that changes "are not occurring as fast as you or I would like." Turning to women who prefer to "carve out a domestic she urged professional women not to sneer at housewives. f Club corner notes} Sweet Adelines, Lethbridge chapter, will present a special concert of harmony singing by the Calgary championship Chinook Winds Chorus, and the Nocturnes Quartet Satur- day at the Centre Village Mall. Performances will be held each hour on the half- hour starting at p.m. The barbershop afternoon will have a 20-minute performance by the Chinook Winds chorus and a 15-minute performance featuring the quartet. The afternoon is being held in order to boost Lethbridge membership in the Sweet Adelines. The Lethbridge Naturalists Society will meet Friday at 8 p.m. at the Bowman Art Centre, with the program presented by Mrs. A. V. Lacey on famous gardens in England. The 3rd Lethbridge Girl Guide Company will start a new season Thursday with registration at George McKillop School from 7 to 9 p.m. St. Patrick's School of Irish Dance, under the direction of Bernedette Forrestter, will start Friday, with children to meet in the church basement at 6 p.m. Adult classes will meet Monday at 8 p.m. Beginners welcome. The Hilltoppers Gymkhana Club will hold a supper and dance Saturday at and 9 p.m. respectively, in the German Canadian Hall. Four Diamonds band in attendance. The Ladies of the Pem- inican Club will hold a tea and pantry sale Saturday from 2 to p.m. in the club rooms, 9th St. and 5th Avenue S. Zenith Eyeglass Hearing Aid Make the right decision now and try this reliable Zenith Carlyle aid at no obligation. And if within 10 days after purchase you aren't completely satis- fied, you may return the aid and your money, except for the cost of a custom earmold, will oe refunded. Batteries for makes of hearing aids. The quality gees .n be'oie goes on LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. F. A. LEISTER, CwUMd HMring AM Audtotogtel "Helping the hard of hearing since 1943" Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 715-4th Avenue S. 327-2272 PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....unilateral 2.....unicameral 3.....provisional 4.....parity 5.....parody a-having a single legisla- tive bouse b-temporary c-feeble or ridiculous imitation d-equality In amount. status or value e-affecling or undertaken by only one party PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can correctly match with the clues. 1.....David Pearson a-pro road racingworld cycling champion b-Canadian motorcycle champion c- Yankee 400 auto race winner d-Alberta Open golf champion 2.....Eddy Merckx 3.....Bob Panasiuk 4.....Guillcrmo Vilas STUDENTS Save TtlIS Pracl'ce Examination! Valuable Reference Material for Exams 5.....Steve Baker 99-74____________________________ ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE e-Canadian Open tennis champion VEC. Inc There's one great reason why Acadian 400 is becoming so popular. Flavour! SUPERIOR BYE WHISK? Cftttftt wciiow ;