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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 -'1HI LFTHMKWI HfftAlD Wwbtttday, Aaiil 1, IFtK Hamstring Labor9 AFL Leader Raps New Act By R1C SWfflART Herald Staff Writer The amendment of a section of the Alberta Labor Act wffl uamstring the whole labor movement la Alberta, Jim Marrie, vice-president of the Alberta Federation of Labor toM about 200 people at the Lethbridge Labor Council em- ergency meeting Tuesday. "By striking out the words 'life or property' and substitut- ing the words 'IHe, property or the vital needs public', the government can declare any strike dangerous to the public, allowing a Public Em- ergency Tribunal to stop the strike he said. "This means that food store strikers could be forced to go bad to work if the tribunal de- clared the food store industry vita! to the needs of the pub- lic." The AFL has called for me deletion section 100 which calk for compulsory arbitra- tion through the emergency tri- bunal. "fa Ontario, there had been no strikes in the history of the labor union until the paasage of a compulsory arbitration act and then tVre wen three quick succession, said Mr. Mar- ie. "The Canadian Won of Pub- uc lijii dead in Sas- Good Seats For Hostage Good seats are stiH available for the three performances this week of The Hostage, reports Peggy McCann of the Yates Memorial Centre box office. The Brendan Eehan two-act- er, produced by Playgoers of Lethbridge, opens its three- Eight run tonight at the Yales. The production, directed by Dick Mells, was accounted the best play at the recent Alberta Regional Drama Festival. Cast and backstage crew picked up six awards and shared in a seventh at the three-day festival. The Yates box office wiH be open daily from 9 a.m. to cur- tain time, p.m. The production is in conten- tion to appear as the western zone winner at the Dominion Drama Festival In Winnipeg in May. Crafts Program For Patients A volunteer crafts program for psychiatric patients in the Lethbridge Muaopal Hospital win be started April 1 by the Southern Region, Canadian Mental Health Association. Materials are required in the operation of a crafts program and the SRCMHA is asking if citiwcs of Lethbridge will con- tribute such items as textile "We paints, scissors, nylon stock- with ings, tea towels, pillow cases and chairs and brays in any condition that may be refinisb- Tbe UfH has offered the use of a room suitable for crafts work. If anyone, has materials for the craft program, they an asked to please call the CMHA office in Lethbridge at 3274100. The. volunteer instructors will be Mrs. Judy Nilkon and Mrs. Marilyn Krammer of the city and Mrs. Irene Bowdea of Taber. The CMHA receives tl.800 a year from the United Appeal fund but stiH requires a great deal of assistance from the pub- lic to keep its many programs functionirig. katchewan because of the 'rape of the labor movement' pro- vided by the passing of a com- pulsory arbitration bill The AFL has asked me Al- berta government to table the bill until such time the federa- tion has had time to draw up amendments which wiH be fairer to the laboring force in Alberta. About laborers would be affected in the ptvv- ince. "Labor Minister Beierson gave us a postponement until Thursday before he win start pushing the bill in the said Mr. Marrie. The complete lack of knowl- edge about the proposed bill ap- palled Mr. Marrie. "The Vegre- ville MLA (Alex W. Gordey- SC) thought the lobby by the AFL was run by a bunch of teachers because be used bo be a principal in a school. "We have to take a second look at the situation sbce a tot of our votes sent obese people to Edmonton. We can do some- thing about the situation in the next provincial election. "Peter Loagheed, leader of the opposition, bad some good statements. He asked' why the government should stir up the labor movement The opposi- tion ie Dot doing this to the Al- berta labor movemot and we know who is." Mr. Marrie said Roy Jafama, president of the AFL was tent to Edmonton and toM the gov- ernment that Be laborers have to accept the tribunal but "can't make ns work." "If wf have to fight we will said Anna Maclaren, past secretary of the Leth- bridge District Labor Council. 'The government 'can make as do many things, but if we all Teachers Approve Whopping Increase JAFANBC ADVfMTIME-tichard Ehlert, 22, of Uttv if shown wrtfi Maurwn McKlnkr, Calgary, in HM Canadian Pavilion, of Mirren, at Expo 70, CHaka, Japan. They the only two Alberta guides at exposition. Mr. was the wcceuful candidate of a field of 500 ahoten for HM o-flwnm period at Expo. ii the ion of Sarah Ehlert and the late Clarence Ehlert. Mr. EMert was'a logical choice for the guide He Mrvea' a two-year minion in Japan from for the Church of Jesui Chrirt of latter- Day Saints and became fluent in Japanese and familiar with the living pattern of the people. In picture, he shown in hit official guide suit, which 1> a mock tpace- >uit in u'lver and grey. He it married to the former Julie Williams of Cordslon who accompanied him''to Japan. On their return to lethbridge, the young couple intend to continue with their university studies. Funds For Hospital Not In Gty's 1970 Budget The city's 1970 ap- proved by the budget commit- tee Monday night, has no pro- vision for any hospital mental requisitions this year. The Lethbridge Municipal Hospital has a 1989 drfiot of which has to be pkked up. Lethbridge's portion of that get a sick stomach, we do not have to she said. Mr. Marrie toid me crowd the government even wanted to pass a bin allowing teaks to join our unions. "We couldn't even force a man to quit after crossing our picket lines. This is the type of government we must bargain with. are getting nowhere this government, but whether it is now or at the next election, we win get what is best for us." He indicated Lembridge MLA MB Landeryou ii patbetic wrtfc labor. A motion was passed unani- mously by the gathering which will be sent to the government. It gives the AFL the right to speak for all labor in the south. One member said the labor movement In southern Afcerta would hack the AFL all the way in its tight to have toe bill Pollution Seminar Planned A Pollution Seminar win be held Friday and Saturday in the University of Lethbridge, moving to Winston Churchill High School Sunday, where the seminar will also indude an ex- hibition. Friday the each week on a compulsory salary check-off baafcif catted upoa to oo so by the ATA executive to brlp fi- e a leachiag strike or olh- er problem. Previously Hie fig- ure was a week. This would add between and a week to the association's emerfency fund, depending on how many teachers were not workiBf. Tickets B> OB sale Monday afternoan at the Bowman Arts Centre aoVe far me Southwest- ern Afcerta Rich School Drama Festival. The festival, to run April 11 at the Yates Manorial Centre, aix student produc- two from Leth- taona, bridge. Two plays arm Coatdale and two from Taber hare also been entered at the one-day annual festival. in 1969 by Catholic Central iigfa School, Letbbridge. CCHS tudents are currently putting if final touches to their third annual musical comedy produc- The Merry Widow, which vo runs' uas The waning play in' the southwestern festival win rep- sent the area at ttie provin- cial fmak in Red Deer May 1 and 2. Jttcfc McCkcttb, dmm fear of Ite provnasl secretary, will ad- The plays wffl be performed three at a matinee and three in tba The plays (ran Lethbridge to appear win be: The Storm by Lethbridge Collegiate Institute students, directed by Mc- CuQey; and Not Enough Rope by Winston Cnurchffl High School, directed bv E. M Taber's entries win be: The Cry of the Crowt from St Mary's High School, directed by LUa Pemberton; and The In- Signs VOID In. Effect Signs, in the downtown and along 13th St N. prohibit- ing parking from 1 7 .in. on certain mornings of the go into effect today, the city engineering deyutiueut as announced. The signs are covered in the and uncovered ia the pring for sutiet pur- Cars parked in blocks fanta from W. School, direetod Morrison. Coaldale's Kate problems. The extra tutu one-quarter of would re- tbe strike Myers High by Wffiam Andrew' Workers Warned A. A. Canada Stdbbs, Manpower issued a costs the association incurred last year at Mmburn and Three Bilk and would be repeated for three more years. The food's total would be used op in about eight days in me ease of a Calgary teacher's strike, and would last about 70 days in Ltthbridge. Teachers would be paid a day if married and a day if single. (They earn an aver-, age of a day, less taxes, but for only 200 days per year.) A teaching strike would aim save the local school boards money: In the sit- uttion the salary saving would be ibout a day. High School has two plays com peting: Ai the Cobbler dtrect Broken Sentence, by Glady Hart. The festival, for which only one-act plays are eligible, was QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC 324 Sth St. Ph. HI-7M4 Abvra CapM Furnftvn IDOY DIETRICH, PUBLIC MEETING "THE CHURCH- WHITHER BOUNDr THE ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT NEW EVANGELICALISM CHANGED ATTITUDES TO SCRIPTURES ETC. This Subject will be dixuued by.speaker! from THf FUNOAMcNTAUST rrtlOWSrHP Of WESTWN CANADA A Question period will follow. CIVIC CENTRE, GYM NO. 2, SUNDAY, APRIL 5th, p.m. meat indicators." Other dis- courses wiU deal with pesti- cides, population exptaion and pollution in industry. Evening sessions will take place in the Kate Andrews gym and will deal with water poTrutian, and the potation solution. Sunday the. seuauai will move to Winston Churchill High School where it wiU begin at noon. An exiemive exhibi- tion covering all facets of pollu- tion problem will be open for the entire afternoon. Sessions for .'tile afternoon wHl include presentation of prizes to the winners of the pollution poster and group dis- cussions on what the individual can do to prevent poThition Cancer Blitz On Sunday Ttie Lethbndge resvoenbal canvass for the annual ca.tcer society's drive for funds takes place Sunday at 1 p.m. It's Cancer Sunday. This year there is an urgent need for canvassers and any man or woman wiling to volun- teer is asked to caH the' Can- cer Society office at 7-MS2. The business canvaas is under the direction of Peter Cbumilt who is now distributing kits to carvassers, This part of (he campaign is being conducted April 1 to 10, and objective Oss year is Under the auspicies of me Order of Eastern Star, the an- nual sale of daffodils to aid the campaign will be held April It, 17 and 18. Total 1970 objective for the Othbridge area and dislricf stands at a decrease of mills last year. This year's mill rate win raise com- pared with last year, ap increase of education re- quisitions of 10.3 mjBs com- pared with 16.6 mills last year, a drop of 6.3 milk. The supple- mental mil. rate wffl raise for the public and sep- arate school boards this year compared with .bet year, a decrease of Last year 41 mills of taxation went towards' education. This year if wffl require 36.3 mills for education. Actual moneys provided for education this year wffl be less than kit year, a .decrease of l.i mills this year. OMman River Region- al Planing Commission will cost four-tenths of a mm this year, the 'same, bat year, raising -The city's hearth.unit wffl require 1.4 m3b, up two-tenths of a mill, for an expenditure of provincial hospital piaa has been eliminated saving the dty milk of taxation. provision has been made thai year fcr supplemen- tal hospital requisitions. The highest min rate in the city's history was in 1959 when the rate was 71 milto. The low- est of Z7 mills was recorded, in waming today to afl people leaving for Alaska for employ- ment. "Canadian workmen are re- sponding by mail, phone and in person to advertisements which promise job ioronnation about well-paying oilfield work in he said. Alaska Commissioner of La- bor, Thomas Moore, in a letter to tte Department of Manpow- cr IninugTeitiOtt, Advisee that there is no work n Alaska unless it is prearranged wim companies operating tbere. Mr. Moore says that Fair- banks and Anchorage employ- ment offices have been deluged by cafls from workmen who have apparently read the ad- vertisements. The nMnptoy- ment figure for ia 8.5 per cent and is Xkerjr to ia- Ariother Bogus Discovered Set Dates For Tenders The Lethbridge Construction Association hat released final dates for tenders for construc- tion of Lethbridge Fire Hall N 2. General tenders close April 7, due at the Alberta Bid Dep- ository in Lethbridge, by 4 p.m The fire' ban will resemb the haU at ICtn Ave. and May! Magrath Drive, costing abou The new ban win he located on the north side of Sth Ave N. and east of 2Sth St. and expected to be completed by July 1. uring me prohibited hours win e ticketed and perhaps towed way. Convertible Auto Stolen City police are searcnmg for a 1965 M.G.B. sport convertible stoke early this morning from 125 Scenic Drive. The car, which is Hue wttfc a >lack fop, bears Alberta licence number RC7713 and aerial numberGHN3U8710. The or belongs to ga MBdos of 2101 lOta Ave. A S. ad'contains a radio, driver's licence, registration and a fuu tank of gas. Anyone with any Information as to the whereabouts of the automobile is asked to contact city police. The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles irj LETHBRIDGE I The WNtehone Canada Man- power Centre reports receiving as many ac SO applications a day about opportunrtiei at Alas- ka's north slope. Besides, there is no accommodation for the great influx in Whitetwse, be said. torn tot year. Another counterfeit bin has leceatly been in Lethbridfle and city police are continuing investigation into the of the bogus money. The most recent biH discover- ed had no face plate number, had pUnehettes that were a bright yellow and green color ntfaefcrm of dobs and had no on me reverse side of the bffl. The aerial number was P-T 0078131 and the Queen's face was blurred and fuzzy. The signatures on the face of the bin an not characteristic as their position varies on a gtutut DDL Tttere is a sUght tBrTnencf in colouring between the gen- uine and the counterfeit bills. Manager For Peigans The Peigan Indian bend has appointed U s first band man- ager, a position of liaison be- tween the council and the rest of the reserve popuUtion. Ken YeQowhorn began bis today, moving into the position after extensive post- higli school education and on- the.job training in the band of- fice rn Brocket. Wilderness Group To Meet The Alberta Wilderness Asec- ciation meeting will be heH at p.m. Monday in the lecture theatre of the Kate Andjews Building at the Lethbridge Com- munity College campui. William Micbabky, Lundbreck nncher and guide, will show slides of proposed wilderness areas, The government postponed legislation regard- ing the parks act. This meeting wilt enable con- to thoughts on requests to be made to the provindal government regarding wilderness areaSi The public is invited. Variety Show Here April 8-9 About 150 tickets sre avail- able for the two performances next week of Breath ci Scot- land, to appear this year for. the first time at the Yates Me- morial Ccrifrc. The show, on its fifth visit to Letbbridge, runs April 8 and 9 starting it 8 p.m. both nights. The variety show, headlined tfah year by Scotland's Gentle- man Alec Fintay, has formerly appeared at the Capitol Theatre, Sponsored by the pipe bend of (he Royal Canadian Legion, the show features a supporting cast of Dennis Clancy, Ronnie Co- bum, Grant Frazer, Gwen Me- Kenzie, Blanche Mclmes. pta three acvunlhiifats: Arthur WiU Starr and Bitty Les- lie. Tickets are on sale at Lei- star'i Musk Store, SM WATNI McNAMAU floor tar Art 9 P.M. REVELSTOKE IUILDING MATERIALS )nl Art. ami St. Phone J27-J777 STOft HOUWi Mcmhv, TMHtoy, or I wfKI I Tlmiday I a.m. until t p.m.) tun a.m. ;