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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SURE BEATS WALKING ll's a losvup which is better vacation this summer, count the number of bicyclers on for exercise. Walking is supposed to be the favorilc form the highways. Cerlainly more than walkers. (Hitchhikers of exercise in (he country, but surely bicycling is giving il a push now, especially Ihc 10-specd variely. On your don'l count in the walking Kcrber Photo Many part-time spots Student summer jobs do exist Ity HF.HNICK JIKRMC 'jfcrnld Saff Writer Jobs of any soil arc not easy to come by, Init iL seems a lot easier lo loc.'jlc a part-time or casual joh than to land a full- time one, "The available jobs arc be- coming more and more part- lime. It's a nraUcr of progres- sion, said Hod Ixmias coordin- ator of tho Jlirc-a- Stuclcnt office. During ihc cnrl of July and Ihc beginning of August em- ployers drm't hire students fuli- lirrc anymore. Tlic fuli-timo jobs usually begin iji May or June." Mr. said most stu- dents coming to the Student Of- fice for a regular job (one which includes more than five working He said in spile of lliis ac- tion, most of the people who arc serious about working will take a pact-lime or casual job (one which offers less than five working He explained thai casual jobs had worked out "finite well" v.'illt the beet industry in cm Alberta. The students fill- ed a lot of the ca.sual jobs that were Available because of the shortage of migrant workers. Mr. Lomas said he feels "it's an employers market." The students have lo be around lo lake the jobs, when they are available and when the employers have some work to offer lo them. "Most of the 15 and 1C year- olds don't mind parl-timc work Ixrcause Ihc majority of Ihcm aren't ready lo work on a regu- lar ba.sis said Mr. Lomas. The part-time job provides Ihom with pocket money. He pointed out that Ihc im- portant thing lo remember ttbont casual jobs is that they "can't be held." The employers usually want someone who will be able to do the immediately. "I feel thai anyone who is 1R or over and really wanted a regular job this summer .should have one by now. Most of the students have had jobs since the first of June. "The joh (hey look may not be the Ixssl job in Itic world, or the joh they wanted, but if they wanted lo work badly enough they wouldn't mind taking said Mr. Lomas. Garret Palmer o' 1-103 13th Avc. S, used to be one of the office's regular customers for ca.sual jobs. He got the regular job lit; has now, with the National Historic Sites Survey through the Man- power office. "I think (here is a job for anyone who really wants lo work. A lot of people don't real- ly want lo said Garrctt. He said lie worked part-time at the beginning of (his sum- mer anil all of last summer, and he didn't mind it at all. Garrell admitted that some of the ca.sual job hours are not always convenient "one job I had I worked from midnight until 4 he pointed out he had to work this sum- mer as he is married and plaas to go back to university in the fall. "You really have to hustle yourself. I went down lo the student office every each job I'd go down there to check if maybe something had come in that 1 could Gar- rell said. Judy Aitkcn of MIR 2nd Ave. S. agrees that "you have to work at gelling a job." Judy took several casual jobs before siie got the regular joh she now has at the Park Plaza Motor Hotel. Double, double If you arc Mr. Average, your hank account should have dou- ble the amount of money you put in (he hank 10 years ago, according lo Lcthhridgc bank figures. That doesn't mean, however, that you're now twice as rich, because inflation during the same period lias ealcn up one- Ihird of (he purchasing power of your dollar. Say you had in the hank in mid now you have The purchasing power of is cfjiial lo in 1062. In words, you arc really letter off by one-third comparing with 10 years ago. MOTORCYCLES THE QUIET, CLEAN ONES BEAUTIFUL fOOcc ROAD TWIN 125cc ROAD TWIN FUTURISTIC STYLING 5 SPEED TRANSMISSION TURN SIGNALS SPEEDOMETER TACHOMETER TWO BUYS THAT CAN'T BE BEAT SEE THEM AT YOUR LOCAL YAMAHA DEALER YAMAHA M's a better machine Fflf 0 MHPT UMITU FKONI: InllM "I didn't expect to get a steady joh. I was willing to di anything. I needed the money as I plan to take nursing this Judy said. She too, fell that there wen johs for any students willing Lo work. Judy's casual jobs eluded domestic chores like houEocloaninf! and hard, out door lahor johs like corn hoe- in B- Judy said doing casual jolx during Hie summer had helpei her learn "to appreciate peopl who do the little jobs in this world." Water everyivhere but no mosquitoes Mosquitoes haven't been bit- ing too bad, Or have they? The question is certain lo draw different replies, "I haven't noticed too many mosquitoes thi.s said Dr. Aidan Byrne, medical health officer at the City of Lethbridge Health Unit. "Have Music concert Monday A concert featuring a variety of music will be prcscntod by 200 students of Ihc Summer Mu- sic Workshop of Cnrnro.sc. Mon- day a! fl p m In tho inorial Centre. .Summer Showcase '72 will in- clude performances by a con- cert band, chornl units and a symphony orchestra. The Workshop Showcase arc sponsored annually by the provincial department of cul- ture, youth and recreation. The concert will present- ed in C.ilpiry and KdmoRlon Tuesday and Wednesday. Lolhhridgc participants are Marie Hrynkiw, Don and Donna Pear d, I'efjfiy and Perry Foster, n r u c e David Hobin, Tommy Little, Ixirrainc Fontan.i and Ixiri There is no charge for Ihe concert. The city has sprayed more In secticide this year than last however, mainly to cover pool of stagnant water left by hig levels of the Oldman River thi spring. Mosquito control this year Is likely to cost the city more tha: the cast last year. A pine Spray Ltd. tins the con tract. The insecticide malatlu'on used with fuel oil, said th henllh officer. Tile insecticide is poison while the nil smothers Ihe mos quitoes born in water. Spraying is not done nea drinking water, Dr. Byrne em phasizcd. Standing water In places lik drainage ditches and 1 o swarnps is treated, becaiis lay eggs among vcg elation in still water. Mosquitos live six to eigh weeks, so spraying is continue from April to September. Temporary mosquito contro involves spraying lo kill larva worm-like mosquito tha emerges from the egg inlc water. Long term mosquito centre involves cleimlnaling breedin places. Dr. Byrne said swamp and other stagnant water IKK ies arc eliminated when (her is time and money. People outside the city, whei there are no mosquito contrc measures, .should have scree windows and doors on the dwellings and use which come in liquid, cream o spray forms. -Thgnday, Avguil 3, 1972 THE LETHBR1DGE HERAID 13 Lawn disease coutrolable Fairy Ring, a common lawn iscase in the Lcthbridgc area an be prevented. A satisfactory method of con- rol for the disease has been ound at the Lelhbridge Re- csrch Station which docs not equire complete renovation of be turf, and works where hcmlcal treatments have pro- unsatisfactory. The infected portion of the ring is perforated to a depth of our to six inches with a garden ork. This area is thoroughly soak- ed with water every second lay until the soil of the rmf, >ecomcs mushy and easily pen- etrated with the fork. The watering schedule is con- inued for a month or more lo erasure complete and prolonged soaking of the area. Fungicides and fertilizers may also be applied to speed recovery and inhibit the growth of the fungus; however, com- pete soaking is the essential "actor. For a more rapid recovery Ihc killed-out areas may re- quire rcseeding or Blood shortage not serious Despite of blood shortage, elective surgery has not been curtailed at city hospitals. Spokesmen for Lethbridge Municipal Hospital and St. Mic- hael's General Hospital said (here has bfen no delay in non-emergency surgery so far. However, they added if. the shortage of blood supply con- tinues, they will review the situation. The Canadian Red Cross Soc- iety has reported a seasonal low in blood supply in the province but pointed out the situation is not critical. Hospitals in Edmonton, how- ever, have reported delays or cancellations for persons seek- ing elective surgery. Lunch counter ior airport? A lunch counter may be up in the waiting area of the terminal building at Kenyon Field, airport manager John Fifield says. He said Ihe plan hasn't been finalized, but he recognized the need for coffee, sandwiches anc other light refreshments to be served to waiting passengers. Average wages The average weekly wages and salaries were in Canada in March 1972. British Columbia had the highest wages and salaries a and Prince Edward Islam the lowest at Alberta ranked Ihird a after Ontario which hai ?151.77. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSJTER AGENCIES HD. ESTABLISHED 1911 Lower Floor 517 4th Ave. S. Phone 317-1541 You can take a WHITE HORSE anywhere COHTINTJ 2BOUNCI1 IH nmra n K Distilled, BJcndcd and Botlled in Scotland by White Horse Distrllers Scotland IVORY LIQUID DETERGENT 54 fl. or. lire. WOOLWORTH PRICE ZEST HAND SOAP Bath size. WOOLWORTH PRICE 2-spced control. Colours avocado or gold. 2 yr. warranty LAWN CHAIRS 5-strand webbing WOOLWORTH PRICE LAWN LOUNGES 5-slrand webbing WOOLWORTH PRICE CANVAS RUNNING SHOES Men's and Boys' sizes WOOLWORTH PRICE FOAMING BATH OIL 32 fl. oz. size WOOLWORTH PRICE WHITE PETROLEUM JELLY 16-oz. WOOLWORTH PRICE PROTEIN SHAMPOO 17-oz. size WOOIWORTH PRICE ANTISEPTIC MOUTHWASH USTERINE 20 fl. oz. size WOOLWORTH PRICE 51-27 B STACKING COFFEE MUGS WOOLWORTH PRICE ELECTRIC FRYING PAN 2 year guarantee. Fully jmmeriible. WOOLWORTH PRICE DESK LAMPS Flexible neck WOOLWORTH PRICE .76 HOUSEHOLD TOOL ASSORTMENT WOOLWORTH PRICE..... KNITTING WOOL 2 ply 2 01. jkiens, WOOLWORTH PRICE .00 Long Play Records S POPULAR, WESTERN OR MODERN WOOtWORTH PRICE MEN'S FLANNEL WORK SHIRTS Sizes 15-ia WOOLWORTH PRICE REVERSIBLE TUBULAR RUG Approx. siie WOOLWORTH WESTON'S WAGON WHEELS Box of 12. WOOLWORTH eff PRICE boxes DOUBLE-SIZE BLANKET ,00 Aft ww Slight imperfections. 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