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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Trouble spots appear in student job field By IIU1) Cannilhn I'rcss Staff Writer. Students who had difficulty finding a summer jch InsL year may find a slight shuffle Ihe location of opportunities this year but similar problems concerning Ihe number of job openings. Some large corporations have reduced student employ- ment plans but Iho Canadian Cliamlwr of Commerce is con- tinuing Ils program of urging businesses to hire more stu- dents for part-time work. Projections by federal gov- ernment agencies indicate a drop in student-job openings but special programs avail- able to students arc being ex- panded. A cross-Canada survey by The Canadian Press shows Dial little change in over-all siudeut employment levels is anticipated for the summer Excluding banks works both ways TORONTO (CP) W. Eorle chairman and president of llic Royal Bank of Canada, said today that foreign banks should lie allowed to do business in Canmlii. Mr. McLanghlin told an Em- pire Club m rating he believes the 19G7 changes in ILc Bank Act which prevent foreign banks from ODCTa'ing here and se- verely limit foreign investment In Canadian banks are short- sighted. "If Canada excludes foreign banks, it be only a matter of it is now hap- pening in somc> parts of I he Canadian banks are excluded from or restricted In operating in oilier countries." M r. disagreed with a suggestion thai United Slates dollar reserves held hy Ihfi Canadian government he used lo buy back control of some firms controlled hy companies. The suggestion was made recently hy Erie Kicrans, a former federal cabinet minis- ter who resigned because of a disagreement over economic policies. Mr McLaughlin, who did not name Mr. Kierans as the propo- nent of the idea, said he did not sec Ihe need for any country lo do more with ils excess U.S. dollars than invest in shorl-term U.S. government securities. "To use U.S. dollar holdings in a more aggresive way, such as to buy up US.-owned assets, either at home or abroad, is more likely to be upsetting than seltling. "It would get rid of Ihc dollar hangover all right, but it might kill the patient in the process. Retaliation and currency wars, dirty floating and disorderly markets would all he the ouL- come." SIGN CONTENTION MOSCOW (Ueuter) A tola' of 23 governments signet Wednesday the United Nations convention of international lia- bilily for damage caused b> space objects, including the So vict Union, the United States and Britain. Canada, China Frar.ce and Japan were among states not represented at the ceremony. C J EQUIPMENT RENTALS 1410 2nd Avenue South, Phone 328-4765 BOB-CAT LOADERS 1 ONLYI NICE USED UNIT FOR SALE ERVINE ELLINGSON AUCTION SALE 5 MILES SOUTH OF RETLAW' ALBERTA WEDNESDAY, APRIf, 5-11 a.m. TERMS CASH Having racaived Initrutlioni from Mr. Ervlne Ellingson, will offer for iale by public auction the following machinery, miieellaneoui itemi, livestock and houichold goodi, TRACTORS 1-1965 Midel 1550 COCKSHUTT Go. Tractor, Hydra.Power Drive, Hydraulici, 1PTO. J.D. Model 60 Row Crop Gai Trader, wids front encj, good rubber, LPTO, hydi. TRUCKS 1-1965 Model 930 1-Ton CHEVROLET Truck, complete with JioFsl, box, duoli, stock racks, new motor. Good" shape, 1 1965 l.H.C. la-Ton, complete good shape. LIVESTOCK 18-2 year old SHORTHORN-HEREFORD Crois Bred Limousin, real good; I-JERSEY Milch Cow; 1-HOLSTEIN Milch Cow; 3-Older bred STOCK Cowj; 1-3 POLLED HEREFORD, papers. Most be called out by idle time. MACHINERY 1-J.D. 14' LIB HOE DRILL, complete wilh (crtilijer attach- ment solid packers reduction gears; 1-MOSRIS 14' ROD WEEDED 1-1.H.C. 12' Oneway SEEDER; 1-GRAHAM HOEME 12' Chisel Plow: 1-VICTORY 12' BLADE, new shoveli; I-J.D. 14' D.D. PRESS DRILL, older model; COCKSHUTT 10' Oneway, complete willi seeder attachment; --I.H.C. B' BINDER, now canvasses, good running order; 1-M.H. 8' BINDER, complete wilh canvas, running condition; 1-OLIVER 12' Pull Type COMBINE, motor need! repair; 1--1I ft. NOBLE PACKERS; 3 .DIAMOND HARROWS, complete wilh drawbari 1-COCKSHUTT Wide Gauge 4 Wheel TRAILER. MISCELLANEOUS 1- UNITED 27' LOADER, good motor; 7-2 Compartment STORAGE TANKS. 'Ono new, other in need of repair-1- MACLEODS GRINDER; 1-BELT for above; 3-Runninq GEARS' 1-C1D SLIP; 1-TUMBLE BUG, good shape; SADDLES and BRIDIES, HARNESS; 1.-.22 Single Shot; 3-16' FEEDERS, ntw- 1-Oldrr FEEDER; Treated POSTS; Steel POSTS; TRAILERS; 1-5HCH CATTLE OILER; 1- Slono BOAT; FORKS ana1 SHOVELS- Electric FENCEHS; Barb wire, 14' panels for corral- T-BAT- TERy CHARGER; Wo tor fanV.s; pumps; Icirps; post drill- 1 500 gal. Propone TANK; i-100 Ib. Propone bollle; 1- Ouanlity older machinery for scrap. 1--8 year old mare sciddlo horse; 6 year old palo- mino gelding, both broke to ride. FEED of ilrow boles, oot bundlep, nlfolfa bal-i. HOUSEHOLD 3 -Propane Healers; 1-BEN HUR Deep Freeze, 1-ZINITH Refrigerator Froeier, 1-STOCKHOLM Creom Separtor, 1-Waihing machine; 1-Antiquc WRITING DESK, flood, 1 and numerous otFicr antiques. Also numeroui sthcr miscellaneous Ai.'CTICNEERS: MAMMON OSEEN AUCTION SERVICE DEAN OSEEN license 611 Phono 739-21DJ Turin Altn. TURIN, ALBERTA JERRY MAMMON license 406 PKone 736-4340 Turin Allo. ALLAN EGIAND License 717 Phone 7S7-222I Cormongay Allo. compared last year. A reccnl manpower depart- ment survey showed IhaL Lho average unemployment rate last summer of returning stu- dents wits 17.9 per rang- ing from 22.2 per cenL at the high-school level lo Cl per for university students. I1IGIIKST IN QUEBF.C Regionally, student unem- ployment was highest in per lowest in the Prairie prov- inces where sLudenls helping out on family farms were classed as employed. The Canadian Chamter of Commerce urges members to hire o numlxT o[ sLudenls equivalent to five per ccnL of regular work stu- denL for every regular jebs. Neil V. German, chamber president, recenOy that student hiring last year amounted to 5.4 per cent of lotal employment of member rirma. Dell Canada policy sols B five-per-cenl guideline and a company spokesman says cur- rent cmploymcnl levels indi- rale alxtut students will be hired, but the number is jiol fixed because local offices do the employing. InternaLional Nickel Co. of. Canrda Ltd. anticipates a sharp drop in ils summer em- ployment program and Fal- ccnbriclge Nickel Mines Ltd. has announced a curtailment of ils program. Aluminum Co. of Canada LLd. expecLs its student hir- ings "ill "substantially less" this summer. M.-MIKETS DEl'IlRSSED Both Lhe nickel and nlumt- num markets have been de- pressed and Inco and Alcan have made sharp cuts in regu- lar employment. However, these companies may be exceptions and Nor- anda Mines Ltd. expects in- creased student employment. Noranda Group companies hired about students last year and tile eslimate for this vcar is that employment will be close to (lie J970 total of 2.070. The federal government hired about M.ufX) students last summpr but this year Canada Manpower projects a need for only based on departmental requests. A survey o[ major compa- nies in the Prairie prounces indicates that hiring plans will be atoul Lhe same this year as year. Most major British Colum- bia companies say they antici- pate r.o cuts in sludent em- ployment. However, pulp and paper companies say they may reduce student emloy- ment fevels because of the de- pressed market for pulp. _ Solorday, April 1, 197J _ THE inHBRIBGE HERALD 9 Body spurs speculation it could he hijacker VANCOUVER, Wash. (Rcu-l tcr) Discovery of a body near here has lunched oft reports thai it lie t h n t of a plane hijacker who parachuted nill] in ransom. But tho Clark County sheriff's office srJd today llx? Ixxly was' that nf a ymuir; woman and j there is no appaienl connection wtlll Lite mysterious Is. Cooper" who carried out the Nov. 2.5 skyjacking. Tile body was found hy per- sons looking for antique HASTY WITHDRAWAL A hidden camera caughl this man leaving the Mercan- lile National Bank in Allanla wilh a bag of money in one hand and a pistol in the olhnr. Police said Ihe bank was robbed abaut 10 minutes after a man sentenced to 50 years in prison only last montli pulled a gun on a Fulton County investigator and leh him handcuffed in a courlhousa office, Allanla police identified the escapee as William Parrish, 42. Seek election j TORONTO (CP) Two women have annrjuisucd they will contest Tnixinlo ridings in the federal cleclion us in- dependents, with the support of Women for Political Action. Feminist Aline Gregory will run in Kosedale, now repre- sented hy Energy Minister Don- aid S. Macdonald. Kay llac- pherson, ibrmer president of the Voice of Women, will run in St Paul's, held by Liberal Un Wahn. Women for Political Action nas formed in January hy CO women believe women" are nol fairly represented in public lile, including the existing politi- cal pcrties. in a rural area The sheriff's of- fttT? said it was a girl alxnit 13 to 20 years old and that prelimi- nary examination slvjv.ed sho Ijcen dead n h o u t ttionths. A sheriff's fixikesman said Uie area is across Ihc Ijcwi.s River and about 10 miles sonLlt of the area uhorr I''ill agents aided hy army unit.s, have bnm staging a renc-'.'.ed search in Iho last M'ecks. A man an li.sts as D. B. Cooper ohtainfd ttie casii nnci on (hat of blowing lip tho plane, then out as the plane passc-d river the Or- egon border. The I'Hl nono of tiic marked niwK'y hag up .sjicculnfcfl '.hat "Cooper" miijht have lulled in lite juhiii Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAI CO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone Grain glut explained hy Bcattie CALGARY (CP) Railways have been caught by insuffi- cient planning and the current west coast grain transportation problems have been the result, A. Bcattie of the AJberta Wheat Poo] said here. Mr. Beattie said tremendous tonnages of grain have been routed through Vancouver with- out tho transportation system being equipped to handle it. The public relations manager of the Pool did not say who was responsible for the lack of plan- ning but indicated the problems terminal was built in could easily be compounded. 1 ver. The recent announcement by Transport Minister Don .lamic- son that the government intends to build bulk loading facilities at Prince Rupert was used as I an example. lll hope be has done plenty of rascarch on this port. Some of Lhe rest of the grain trade lias doubts about it." The Pool operated the Prince Ruperl terminal for 13 years then pave it vip when its new One of the problems at Prince Rupert was Ihc occasional 27- foot tides which could lift a ton vessel above the level of the loading galleries. IS COMING! MUTUAL OF OMAHA INSURANCE COMPANY Requires Two EXPERIENCED SALESMEN Our complete portfolio of Life and Health Group covpr. ages will give you a prospecting advantage. Our Pro- fessional, Induslrial and Agricullural Grcup clients re- quire additional coverages, Registered Retirement Sav- ings Plans, etc. If you nave experience in Ihe financial field and are over 25, we can provide you wilh PLACES TO GO AND PEOPLE TO SEE. IF PROSPECTING HAS BEEN YOUR PROBLEM, coll about this career oppor- tunity NOW. Collect, or wrile to JACK BOWN, Manager Southern Alberto Branch No. 302, 1147 17 Ave. 5.W. Calgnry 3, Alberta. Telephone 244-2751 Sailors mark cud lo daily rum ration VICTORIA (CP) Service- men dressed in period naval cosCumcs and carrying a dum- my coffin containing bix bottles of mm, paraded sombrly through the dockyard here jit the Canadian Forces Base ID nearby Esquimau. The brief ceremony mapped the death of the daily rum ra- tion for Lhe Canadian forces. As the coffin carriers, mem- bers of the submarine IIMCS Rainbow, completed their pro- cession, Rear Admiral Richard Lcir, commander of the Pacific Mnrilimc Forces, called e "splice tfic mainbrace." This allowed all the sailors j aboard ships in the harbor to hoist their final tot of Lite de- mon nun. The daily lot of run) is a na- val tradition dating hack to the IGOOs. Last year Ihc British gov- ernment decided to discontinue Ihc practice for the Jioyal Navy and Lhe Canadian Navy follow- ed suit. The rum ration will be re- I placed by a new plan, which j a 11 o w s Canadian sailors on board ships lo have access to n bar beginning April 1. Similar ceremonies marking Ihe end of the ration were held aboard navy vessels in Halifax, i Shelfor survey FTOTONTOX (CP) A pro- jecl lo survey and evaluate po- I tential fallout-shelter space in Edmonton and Calgary will lie undertaken this summer. BAN FAT COPS NEW YORK CAP) Police Commissioner Patrick Murphy (says he wants "hoilthicr, hap- pier and move efficient j men." And Lhat moans no more 1 fat cops. For years we've been saying Crest fights cavities. And now the Canadian Dental Association is saying it too. The Canadian Dental Association is the national organization of dentists in Canada Recently they issued the following statement about Crest toothpaste: "Crest has hem shown to be ail effective decay-preventive dentifrice that can be of significant value when used in a conscientiously applied program of oral hygiene and regular professional care" Now you don't have to take just our word for it when we say Crest fights cavities.The Canadian Dental Ass iation says so too. Fighting cavities is the whole idea behind Crest. ;