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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE April A determined Cub Scout Carrie Grossman, 8, is determined to remain a Cub Scout despite the opinions of Scout leaders who say she doesn't fit into the program Carrie joined the Cub Scouts in the Dallas suburb or Coppel because she didn't get out of school in time to attend Girl Scout meetings She won Bobcat and Wolf merit Dadges, but Scout officials refused to give her the awards The den's nine boys joined in Carrie's fight and refused to accept their awards Now the American Civil Liberties Union says it will take up the fight Immigration staff told don't jail unnecessarily OTTAWA (CP) Immigra tion officers at all points of en have been told not to jail or detain unnecessarily suspicious persons entering Canada as visitors Immigration Minister Roberl Andras said Tuesday THE NOOK will be Opening Soon! Mr Andras told the Commons immigration committee that instructions were sent out a few weeks age and should be in effect by now The written reminder to im migration officials charged with screening visitors was prompted by ticularly from many visitors were being held without bond or bail on the or- ders of over-zealous immigra tion officers Mr Andras told Charles Caccia (L Davenport) that there are currently 12 foreign visitors being detained across the country Between Sept and March 1 a total of 824 Hearing Aid Workshop LETHBRIDGE Wednesday, April 10th and Thursday, April 11th a.m. 6: p.m.) Marquis Ave. S. Mr. Carl Langille and Mr. Irvin Wirtzfeld In ittendinct for SERVICING REPAIRS TESTING FRESH BATTERIES ADVICE If you can't come in, call for appointment. No obligation. This Service Centre it available for wearera of all Phono 262-2839 HEARING AID CENTRE 212 LoughMd Bldg., Calgary people were slight decrease" from the previous year, he said Immigration officials in To- ronto have also been oraered to find an alternative detention centre to the Don Jail except in cases where known criminals are apprehended Mr Caccia said younger people are most often the vic- tims of over-suspicious immi gration officers Mr Caccia said the visitors are held in jail or in a hotel for several days, often in- situation which creates a minor tragedy for the family or friends He suggested immigration officers more frequently demand a cash bond for visitors they suspect are planning to stay here permanently instead of jumping to arrest them Mr Andras said the instruc- tions emphasize that in all cases the suspect be given the benefit of the immigration officers presume that most people will honor a pledge to return for a special inquiry examination, or completion of a deportation order Warrants for the arrest of a suspected illegal visitor should not be issued unless the investigating officer can sat-sfy the official signing the warrant that the visitor is unlikely to present himself voluntarily for an inquiry In response to complaints that suspects are held sometimes for days before an immigration officer hears their case Mr Andras said officials have been reminded to ensure an inquiry takes place no later than the morning after the arrest is made If a special inquiry officer decides against releasing an individual, he must provide the person with his reasons in writing and submit a copy to his superiors for a weekly review ORDERS CURFEW INKSTER, Mich. (AP) Youths in this Detroit suburb will have to have a good reason for being out on the streets late at night to avoid going to jail. Police Chief Henry Jason has ordered strict enforcement ot a 10 p m -to-6 a m Manpower offers job 'smorgasbord' EDMONTON (CP) The Canada Manpower Centre in Edmonton is offering a vir- tual smorgasbord of jobs for the prospective employee through a process called "job bank" that through most of Manpower's traditional red tape Wally Pickering, manager of the Edmonton office said "This really is a more digni- fied system of job search A person who doesn't like all the government red tape, or is just casually looking for a better job, can go in and have a list of possibles in just a few minutes He said in the first week of operation, the job bank gave out 500 referrals for prospec- tive employees The system incorporates a large wallboard covered with small cards outlining various jobs At one time, there may be as manv as individual jobs in 40 classifications, said Mr Picke ing The system bypasses the traditiona1 placement inter- view and counselling because Manpowei found out many clients on y needed a lead to help them find a job they al- ready knew they wanted LIGHTENS LOAD "A lot of people don't real- ize that our counsellors had a person to interview every 15 minutes That really didn't give them a chance to do a good job Now they have the time to do the job they are supposed to do Once the client has found a card listing that interests him, he hands it to a searcher who provides him with the name, address and telephone number of the company "The new system allows the counsellors to spend more time with those people who have used the system and for some reason still can't find a said Mr Pickering "They also have time to get out of the office and get more employers to notify CMC of their job vacancies He said the job bank has improved efficiency in the centre and "morale and en- thusiasm is high "There is another factor that some people might not see A lot of people are taking jobs in a secondary vocation Only the employee knows that he can do something else and the old system didn't allow the counsellor access to all the other fields Now the person can actually shop for a job Although he hasn't had much reaction from employ- ers, Mr Pickering said he feels people are getting to job vacancies quicker and jobs are being filled more rapidly "We are trying this new service to increase the num- ber of people who both find jobs and the number of em- ployers who use the said Mr Pickering "We don't get all the jobs available on the market listed here because we haven't done as good a job as we should have We'll be holding open house for employers to let them see the new system Maybe that will get them to use our services STOLE TICKETS PRAGUE (AP) A thief stole two safes from a bus of- fice They contained non-negotiable bus tickets EASTER GOOD TIME TO MOTOR IN U.S. OTTAWA (CP) Canadian motorists should have little trouble obtaining gasoline in the United States over the Easter holiday weekend, the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) said Tuesday F R Paxton, CAA president, said in a new release that many Canadians had undoubtedly cancelled trips during the winter because of CAA warnings against travelling in certain areas with gasoline shortages But the situation had improved and should get even better later in April "Easter looks good for Canadians motoring in the U S as long as they allow themselves a little extra time to travel and don't expect to obtain gasoline late at night The CAA said that generally motorists should travel on inter- state highways between 7am and 7pm daily and avoid driving on Sunday The tightest fuel situation is in North and South Carolina, the CAA said Motorists should plan to stop about 2pm or 3 p m daily NOTICE! We Have Not Gone Out of Business! We are m business in all the Lethbridge and sur- rounding towns We have upgraded our equip- ment and operations to include all types of Sand and Gravel and Asphalt which can be picked up at our river bottom site or can be delivered to any location Construction of road building and asphalting of large or small jobs can be handled Free estimates on any construction or materials Tollestrup Sand Grave! Co. Tollestrup Construction Co. Ltd. Phone 328-8196 327-3610 On the! Sears Wilson clubs get you there. Save New Medalist by Wilson with Dynahte lightweight steel shafts Woods with laminated maple heads, rich dark Walnut stained Irons have tn-chrome plated finish Strata block heads are Chma Gard treated to protect from water This registered 11 pc set comes with woods, 3-9 irons and pitching wedge It all adds up to a good golfing buy from Sears 139 98 Reg. 159.98 See our line of golf ac- cessories bags carts umbrellas open stock putters golf balls, etc Sears SPORTS CENTRE WHERE THE NEW IDEAS AflE The selection of sports equipment at Sears is tremendous Every item is backed by Simpsons Sears famous guarantee Simpsons-Sears Ltd. at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee satiafactfon or money refunded and delivery Centre Village Mall 2nd Ave and 13th St N Open Daily 9 30 a m to 5 30 p m Thursday 9 30 a m to 9 00 p m Closed Friday April 12 Phorie 328-9231 ;