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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Tliurlday, Auguit 50, 1970 THE tETHBRIDGK HERALD 19 Canada's Wheat Stocks Grow OTTAWA stocks of wheat in Canada at the end of the official crop year July 31 stood at 986.9 million bushels, about 14 per cent, higher than last' year's 851.8 million, the Do- minion Bureau of Statistics re- ported Wednesday. The leftover came close to the one billion bushels predicted July 29 by Otto Lang, minister responsible for the Canadian wheat board. The total carryover of the four major cereal Wrong Course ST. THOMAS, Out. (CP) Frederick Farmer, 18, of Ot- tawa, a police cadet in training at the Ontario police college at Aylmer, received a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to a charge of car theft. rye, oats and flax- seed and rapesecd was an esti- mated million bushels, 12 per cent over last year's figure of million bushels. July 31 is the arbitrary date marking the end of one crop year and the start of a new sea- son. Of the 986.9 million bushels of wheat, 542.7 million were on farms, up from last year's 372.2 million. Of the remainder, 284.4 mil- lion were in country elevators. The next largest amounts, 53.1 million and 43.1 million bushels respectively, were stored in eastern elevators and at Thun- der Bay, Ont. The rest was in other elevators or in rail or Great transit. RYE STOCKS UI> Stocks of rye stood at 10.1 million bushels, 16 per cent more than the carryover of 8.7 million bushels in 1969. REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR COSTANZQ'S DAY CARE CENTRE Planned Program For 3 to 5 yeor olds Nursery facilities available Phone 328-5057 Leftover oats amounted to M0.6 million bushels, nine per cent more than Isst year's 128.7 million. Barley stocks at 19C.9 million bushels were down one per cent Honda President Faces Charges TOKYO (Reuters) A com- plaint of manslaughter has been filed against Soichiro Honda, president of the Honda Motor Co., for selling what is alleged to have been a defective car in- volved in a fatal accident, the Tokyo prosecutor's office said. The complaint was filed by Toshio Fujikur'a, a barber, whose son and another youth were killed in an accident while driving a small Hondt N360. Fujikura said he learned from three surviving passengers that his son lost control of the car because it began to sway before the accident. from the 199.7 million held in 1969. Flaxsecd stocks totalled 5.8 million bushels, above last year's 4.9 million. Rapeseed stocks stood at 3.6 million bushels compared with 5.1 mil- lion last year. About 97 per year's farm-held stocks were lo- cated in the airie rrovmces. Distribution of farm stocks in million of bushels for Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta fe- spectively was as follows: Wheat 40.0, 400.0, 100.0; oats 30.0, 40.0, 36.0; barley 9.0, 32.0, 74.0; rye 7, S.2, .8; flaxseed .1, .3, .2; rapeseed .02, .08, .05. 3-D MOVIES BACK NEW YORK (Reuters) A new method of making three- dimensional films with laser beams will go into production immediately, the Laser Film Corp. announced here. A three- dimensional effect is achieved in a process without the use of special glasses by audience members, IFC President Jo- seph Strick said. TRIAL BY Rus- sian soldier runs through a flame-ridden obstacle course during training at a Soviet border-guard school. Haircuts Heat Up Relations KUALA LUMPUR (AP) A haircut Singapore police gave to three long-haired Ma- lays heated up relations today I between Malaysia and the is- WORLD OF SHOES 317A Sixth Street South "LETHBRIDGE'S NEW SHOE BOUTIQUE" land republic on its southern doorstep. The Malaysian government decided to lodge a formal pro- Store Workers Get Pay Hike LONDON, Ont. (CP) Do- minion Stores L'd. employees in 260 Ontario stores have ratified a new contract which provides wage increases ranging be- tween 22 and 32 per cent over too years. Weekly salaries will be in- creased from between and over the life of the agree- ment, Don Collins, chief nego- tiator of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, said here. The contract covers about employees at stores. A female clerk will have her salary increased to in the first year and next June will get an additional 518 making her weekly earnings The contract expires June 21, 1971. test against the treatment during the weekend of the three young Malaysian citi- zens. Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew cancelled an official visit to Kuala Lumpur today, his first since Singapore forced out of the Malaysian federation in 1965. The Malay government of Malaysia and the Chinese gov- ernment of Singapors are fre- quently at odds, reflecting the racial tensions which con- stantly plague Malaysia. But until this week they appeared to be improving. Singapore police picked up the three young Malaysians as hippies, detained thorn for 17 hours and cut their hair be- fore they released them. Ma- lay-language newspapers in Kuala Lumpm played up the incident and reported that the Singapore police in conversa- tion with the youths had abused Malaysia's leaders. Lee told reporters later. "We tender our apologies for any inconvenience caused. It will grow back in a matter of weeks, and if it will cause any lack of appeal, we will send up wigs." AMERICAN MOTORS UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. 70 MODEL SELL-ON CONTINUES ACT NOW! YOU'LL SAVE PLENTY EVERYTHING MUST GO! GENUINE SAVINGS UP TO CHOOSE FROM 15 AMBASSADORS WITH REFRIGERATED AIR CONDITIONING VALUED UP TO ALSO INCLUDED! 1970 Ambassador S.S.T. 4 DOOR SEDAN V-8, automatic, P.S., P.B., wheel discs, radio, Sofex glass, visibility group, heavy duly battery, white side waif lires. Dark Green. Regular List To Clear For '71. Models Arriving Soon Hurry! Act Fast! Breaker of the Tearl SEDAN "NORTH AMERICA'S BEST DOLLAR VALUE" 6 cylinder, standard, 128 h.p., finished in Matador Red, over size tires. PRICED FOR SELL-OUT TO MAKE WAY FOR '71 STILL A GOOD SELECTION OF MODELS" ANOTHER GREAT BUYI 6 cylinder, 155 h.p., automatic, radio, and all American Motors safety features, Frost White in color. Regular list Now Sell- Out Priced !o Clear and Make Way for '71 Many more to choose from with all options. '3095 1970 HORNETS PRIDE OF THE COMPACTS 4 DOOR SEDAN 6 cylinder, automatic, 145 h.p.. Big Bad Blue, chrome wheel, heavy duly battery. Regular list Priced for Sell-Out to make way for 71 Models..... A LARGE SELECTION OF MODELS TO CHOOSE FROM AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICESI '2693 Don't Miss This GIGANTIC SELL-OUT OF NEW CARS WORTH OF CARS MUST BE SOLD FAST! IMMEDIATE DELIVERY LOW DOWN PAYMENT LOW RATE FINANCING EXTRA GENEROUS ALLOWANCES ON-THE-SPOT APPRAISALS OPEN TILL 9 P.M. EVENINGS "YOUR AUTHORIZED AMERICAN MOTORS DEALER" UNITED MOTORS (0. LTD. WINNIPEG (CP) Judg- ment was reserved Wednesday on n bid by rail unions to dis- qualify J. W. Pickersgill, presi- dent of the Canadian transport commission, from sitting In udgment on matters dealing with the CPR. Mr. Justice J. E. Wilson of Manitoba Court of Queen's 3ench said he will hand down OTTAWA (CP) Thousands of students are unemployed .his summer and the problem expected to grow during the 1970s. The manpower department won't know until October how many of the students seeking summer jobs had luck. 3ut the number who did not is expected to be sizable. Meanwhile, enrolment in the range from higher school to university postgraduate levels is expected to increase by MO, or 6.3 per cent, next month. The figure will continue to rise through the 1970s. A study by A. E. Kyffin of the manpower department ties the problem of summer unemploy- ment to high birth rates in the 1950s, high post-war immigra- ;ion and prolongation of formal education. Births rose from in 1947 to in 1953 and to in 1960, the p e a k year. In the 1960s, the pill apparent- ly has influenced the birth rate CORNFR 3rd AVENUE, 3rd STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-2805 Court To Decide Friday On Pickersgill Situation his decision Friday afternoon. A commission spokesman said this delay will cancel hearings previously scheduled to open in Regina Thursday on a CP Rail application to reduce service on its passenger train, the Cana- dian. Further hearings scheduled for Calgary Aug. 24 remain in- definite pending the court deci- sion. Student Jobless Problem Grows and last -year's births. figure Mr. Kyffin says this means the crest of the new population wave is still in elementary school. PASS PEAK IN 1980s "In about seven years time It will move into the post-second- ary age he says. "Not until the early 1980s will the peak have passed through all stages of the education sys- tem." At the same time, youngsters have been staying in school longer. In 1950, fewer than half the 14-17 age group remained in school. The figure is about dea by 1975. Even a boom economy couldn't handle the influx of students into the sum- mer labor force, economists hink. NEED NEW MEASURES :New and unusual measures are needed to cope with the sit- Mr. Kyffin says. Manpower officials say more and more students may have to ;urn to voluntary work as a summer occupation. Among the "new and unusual measures" this summer, the government threw open armor- ,es across the country to ac- commodate travelling youths. The manpower department las 73 special offices scattered about the country to serve stu- dents Manpower Minister Allan MacEachen said in June the jovernraent would spend million to provide "openings" I :or students this summer. About million would go a provide paid jobs in the public service. The defence department has provided make work projects through the militia, cadet training, ground maintenance jobs and range clearing. In September, r e g 1 s t e ring students will be asked to fill out forms indicating whether they sought a job this summer, whether they got one, and what they plan for next year. 90 per cent today. "By he predicts, 'the secondary level of education will probably have replaced the elementary level as the universal basic standard." out' will likely soon be a thing of the past. Attendance at university or col- lege at the end of the decade may well be as common as high school attendance was about two decades ago." The Economic Council of Canada says university enrol- ment alone will rise 2Vi times to by 1980. All this means that "working your way through college" may be little more than a quaint It was at the start of similar hearings here Monday that Canadian Railway Labor Asso- ciation asked Mr.' Pickersgill to disqualify himself from :hree-man board looking into the case of the Canadian. When ho refused, the union applied to the court for a writ of prohibition alleging "conscious sr unconscious bias" by the transport commission head in favor of the CPR. The contention of bias on a speech June 9 by Mr. Pick- ersgill in Montreal t the Cana- dian Manufacturers' Associa- tion. Union counsel Joseph O'Sullivan described Mr. Pick- ersgill as a man appointed t judge impartially two points ol of them the public in- "has set out to es- pouse the side which he believes the public should accept." It was a "political Mr. O'Sullivan said. Commission counsel G. R. Hunter said Mr. PickersgilTs speech was not biased but sim- ply an explanation of how rail- way legislation has changed over the years. There was no mention in it of the CPE. Mr. Hunter also raised the question of jurisdiction which he said properly fell within that of the Supreme Court of Can- ada. The commission spokesman SEid an announcement on future hearing dates will be made in Ottawa Friday after the court's decision is known. LODGE REBUILT PARKSVILLE, B.C. (CP) Work has started on the rebuild- ing of Eaglecrest Lodge, near this Vancouver Island commun- ity which was destroyed by fire a year ago. The old lodge stood for 30 years and was one of the largest log buildings in Canada. Completion of the new lodge is expected in June. LETH. MUSICAL THEATRE "YOUR OWN THING" ROCK MUSICAL, Votes .Centre BOX OFFICE NOW OPEN Fri., Aug. 21 Sat., Aug. 22 Sat., Aug. 29 Sun., Aug. 30 At p.m. HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BOY? There may be a frightened, confused teenager somewhere In Canada Jhat you can unite with his parents. Last year, 16-year-old Philip Porter disappeared from Kimberley, B.C. Since Philip wasn't the type of boy to run away, he may have been kidnapped. The question is, has anyone seen him? IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE Alberta's Great Moments rue oRiswaL casr... Thai crazy cast of characters from the has tasted for nearly half a century. Lelhbridge label may take flights of fancy So next time call for Lethbridge Pil. with Alberta's nothing Enjoy your own Great Moments with changes that down-to-earth, real beer original Pilsner, flavour of Lethbridge Pilsner. It's as much a tradition as our pioneering past. '1 M Rugged. Masculine. Frankly BEER and proud of it. And that's the way it TRADITION yOU CAN TASTE FHOH THE HOUSE Or LETHBBIOCE ;