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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE LETH8RIEGE HERALD Wednesday, September 22, 1971 Ladies Day at the track is a serious business Tea-drinking days over for CWL LADIES DAY AT THE DOWNS It was Ladies Day at Whoop-Up Downs on Tuesday and lethbridge and District women turned out in the sunny wealher to fry their luck. Blazer suits and ponchos appeared briefly in the crowd as did two unidentified women who won the daily double ta'rdnp home on a bet. But it all got a bit frustraling for the wee tot at righl. -Walter Kcrber Photo. REGINA (CP) Canadian Bishops will be asked lo speak out in Rome next month on be- irll of equal rights for women n the Roman Catholic Church, an executive of the Catholic Women's League of Canada said lere. The CWLC will bring more han delegates together icre this week. A decision by its executive to end a telegram to the bishop's meeting in Edmonton support- ing proposals put forward by other Catholic women's organi- zations last month will be dis- cussed at an open session later probably Thursday or Friday. Mrs. J. J. Matthews of To- ronto said the telegram asks (he Canadian delegation of bishops to "make a synodal intervention advocating that all discrimina- tory barriers in canon law, tra- dition and practice be re- moved." Many of the canon laws that discriminate merely are old tra- ditions that have been recorded and now are out of dale, she said, citing the rule that a woman must keep her head cov- ered in church. The executive wants lo see women treated as full and equal members of the church and in- cluded in discussions at all lev- els. Mrs. Matthews, second vice- president of the lOS.OOn-membcr organization, also said that the league is proposing a study on the role of women in the church to be carried out during the next year. "We will discuss setting up a study program to look into Uie widening ,-ighls of women in the church and the responsibilities tha1 go along with them. She said shi doubts the church has discriminated against women any more than the rest of society has in the but society has changed "and the canon law has to catch up." The league has kept step with changes in society, she said. The image of a tea-drinking, hat-wearing organization fitted wilh the times when a tea was one of the ways of raising money and helping women get to know each other and their community. But the league now is con- cerned with world poverty and with a more outward-looking role. League members donate one per cent of what they spend on luxury and personal items. Raising the money is Impor- tant, said Mrs. Matthews, but the awareness that the woman has the money to spend on her- self and that others are less for- tunatr also is important. Last year Lhe poverty pro- gram was S] richer through liicsc voluntary donations. The women also raised another SIO.COO through marches ind other projects. AN'Y NAME JOHANNESBURG, South Af- rica (AP) Hot pants are "brand or fire pants, hi Afrikaans, one of two official languages in South Africa. The other is English. Role of Catholic priest 'difficult' for women BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY at P.M. Jackpot 5125 in 57 Numbers 12 Gome 525 in 7 Number! 4th 8lh Games Doubled in 7 Numbers 5 Cards 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE Att PROCEEDS FOR SUNRISE RANCH NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE HEGINA (CP) Rev. C. D. Gibney, director of the Kcgina diocesan council, s n i d hero that women can best fulfill Lhcir role as women by not trying tc do exactly the same work as men in the church. "Men and women are equal buL they are not the hr said in an interview, "ft is not j jusl physical differences, either, j but other factors that make the i woman different from the man.'1 I Father Gibney is a member of the diocesan council which will welcome more than dele-i gates of the Catholic Women's! League of Canada to its annual convention here this week. He said he believes that the woman should use her basic, womanly differences in fulfilling her particular role in serving God. Women can and do serve on j parish pastoral councils. They also can be elected, when these are formed, to diocesan and na- tional councils. There is no di- vine law, either, that says a woman could not work as a priest. WOULD BE DIFFICULT "It would be very he said, referring to social and cultural restrictions and de- mands made on priesls. "J would believe Hint any woman would find it hard to undergo the difficulties." One o[ the matters that will come before delegates for de- bate is the role of women in the church. Other resolutions will concern the women's expanding role in public life. Dr. Iphigenie Arsenaulf of Charloltctown, national presi- dent, said a main item of busi- ness will be the league's Project The league is endeavor- ing to have 100.000 letters oppos- ing Hie liberalization of Can- ada's abortion laws delivered to Prime Minister Trudcau. The league is anxious to see the government take a firm stand opposing liberalization of the laws which means, she said, the taking nf a life. This poses Roman Catholic teach- ings. Self-concept session The Han to Alan course held at the Family Y each Wednes- day v.ill lealure a session on Self concept tonight at 8. Spe- cial speakers will be Dr. Mark L. Sandiiands, assistant profes- sor and Mike P. Kubara, both assistant professors at the Uni- versity of Uthbridge. From The Collection of Fine Quality Wigs FIRST WOMAN PRESI- Bcirnes-Walling was installed recently ES first woman president of the Vic- toria Chamber of Commerce. Her distinctions between her role as a woman and her role in the Victoria business community are clear. EACH Open Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. la 1 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Political field unlimited for interested -women WINNIPEG (CP) Women in politics shouldn't limit them- selves to heallh, education and welfare, says Lillian Hallonqu- ist, an alderman for HI years. "If you're going lo be in gov- ernment, you have Ui liave a j worldng knowledge of even'- thing." Mrs. Hallonquist, 70, entered civic politics in a seat left va- cant by her husband's death and is one of women on Winnipeg city council now. "I have done everything the men have done, and done it as well as they said Mrs., ivlm has decided against seeking lurthcr office. She'd "dearly love" lo run for seal on Ihe new ccnlrnl cily council thai is Lo govern Winni- peg from next Jan. 1, but said her health isn't up lo it. She's been a chairman ol every civic committee and n of every city brard commission and sees no reason I why Winnipeg couldn't liave a woman mayor, '-if wo got the right woman." Mrs. Hallonquist says women don't have to be "sweet and sugary" to be successful. "T will not grovel. I will rot su'ccl. If I Uiink srmicore Ls wrong, I say so." But, she adds, "I have found everyone quite reasonable if you lake the time lo Uilk lo Uiem." RUG BONANZA Plateau Medium Shag 100% nylon [weeds ID choos 12.88 100% nylon shag. Four color [weeds ID choose from. SQ. YD. installed "Carefree" by Ozite 100% Polypropylene fibre wifh foam rubber backing, lough und durable, easy to core for. Choose from Olive, Copper, Forest Green, Golden, Sea- spray and Red. Avail- able in 3, 6 and 12 ft. rolls. SQ. 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