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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, August 21, 1974 LETHBRIDGE HERALD -17 Suffering for elderly seen in world future TORONTO (CP) A world- wide collapse with great suffering for the elderly faces society in the next 100 years says United States sociologist Irving Rosow He told a session at the world congress of sociology here Tuesday that if present trends continue, wars, famine and disease will strike worldwide in the next century Prof Rosow, a sociologist at the University of California, said smaller more rigidly controlled countries would probably emerge from the wreckage Technically these countries would be backward but the aged would regain some of their traditional authority Prof Rosow said that if world population grows unchecked, it will balloon to 40 billion in 100 years from the current 3 6 billion However, disease, famine and war would probably contain it to between seven and 20 billion A growing use of man-made heat might change climates and create great damage, he said There would be an economic setback, and a decline in health The elderly would suffer particularly, as they would be ill-equipped to compete for survival with the young The lite expectancy would decline and fewer people would ever become old he said But alter the collapse of the industnalued world, the more traditional society would emerge Credit spree ends in jail CALGARY (CP) A Winnipeg man who used a stolen credit card to finance an 342 spending spree in Calgary was jailed for one year when he appeared in provincial court today Stewart Roy Bell, 24 pleaded guilty last week to charges of fraud and uttering a forged document involving 70 separate offences Jobless benefit seekers drop OTTAWA (CP) There were Canadians registered for unemployment insurance benefits at the end of June a drop of nine per cent from the 825 000 seeking jobless benefits a month earlier Statistics Canada reported Tuesday Benetits paid in June dropped to million compared with the million paid in May High wire act dangerous to the crowds below TORONTO (CP) Five times a day Jay Cochrane at- tracts a crowd of thousands to watch his high-wire walk, 120 feet above the Canadian Na- tional Exhibition (CNE) grounds But not everyone comes to watch Lionel Thenault, Mr Coch- rane s assistant says he continually has to chase youngsters away from the guy wires that keep the one-half- mch steel cable taut They pull at the wires and shake them to see if they can make him fall ridiculous says Mrs Thenault And they re not all youngsters Some of them are pretty big Mr Cochrane who calls himself the Canadian Prince of the Air Canada's only high- wire artist uses a 40-pound steel bar in his act The bar helps keep him balanced as he edges his way from the Hockey Hall of Fame to the roof of the grandstand stadium He says that if he should ever slip, someone will get hurt I am concerned he said in an interview Monday If I should slip my chances for grabbing that wire are very good but that 40-pound pole will come down and it will kill someone and I just can t get it through their heads On his 600 foot walk Mr Cochrane crosses one of the busiest areas of the CNE grounds the CNE s Fairliner train passed underneath him as he was approaching the most difficult part of his walk And before he began he had to ask iitetrucks parked outside the grandstand to stop blowing their sirens However rnidwav through the walk somebods burst a balloon Ex-messenger charged with million theft TORONTO (CP) A former messenger for a Toronto stock brokerage firm was remanded without bail in provincial court Mondav where he faced charges of theft ol 000 in Dominion of Canada bearer bonds and 000 in Calgan Power Ltd stock certificates Edward Douglas Jones 56 of no fixed address was returned to Toronto from Lngland during the weekend two officers ol the Metro fraud squad Tablerite Canada Grade A Steer Beef CHUCK STEAK Cross Rib Roast Tablerite Canada Grade A Steer Beef Ib. Ground Beef Tablerite Fresh lb. Shoulder Steak T Q Tablerite Lite Pork............................................ Ib. fj Chicken Parts 4 O9 Frying Frozen Legs, Breasts or Thighs Ib. SUNGOLD ORANGE CRYSTALS oz. pkg. Top Valu Vinegar 80 fl. oz. jug ORANGES Mafmg Mandarin, 10 fl. oz. tin SYRUP Rogers Golden, 5 Ib. i tin Top Valu Choice Tomatoes 19fl. oz. tin 139 LUNCH MEAT CQc Swifts Holiday, 12 oz. tin ...............................V V MAYONNAISE }09 Kraft, 24 fl. oz. jar SANDWICH SPREAD QQ Kraft, 24 fl. oz. jar HAMBURGER HELPER Betty Crocker 3 Varieties, 8 oz. pkg JAMS JELLIES SHOULDER ROAST fiQc Tablerite Lite Pork, Picnic Style Hock On, Ib HAMBURGER PATTIES QQc Red Leaf, 5 Ib. box VW SAUSAGE fiQc Swifts Brookfield Pure Pork, Ib W SIDE BACON Swifts Eversweet by the Piece, Ib %J %J COTTAGE ROLLS 159 Swifts, Fully Cooked, Cryovac Ws, Ib JL PEACHES TopValu, 1411. 02. tin R W ORANGE JUICE York Sweet, 48 fl. oz. tin mm R A POTATOES 1 05 Shirnff Instant Mashed, 18 oz. pkg JL QUICK RICE 1 59 Uncle Bens, 28 oz. pkg A BABY FOOD Heinz Strained, 3.5 fl. oz. tin MUSHROOM SOUP BOLOGNA Swifts, by the Piece, Ib........ SHREDDIES Nabisco, 18 oz. pkg WAGON WHEELS Westons Regular or Dark, 12 per pkg. BISCUITS Paulms Nino Variety Asst'd 18% oz. pkg....................... Campbell, 10 fl oz. tin IGA assorted, 9 oz. jar PIZZA MIX 000 Kraft Cheese, 30 oz. pkg W 65' 59' 79' 99' GINGER SNAPS CQc Paulms, 14 oz. pkg..............wv 65' 69' 6i89' 83' 159 t. pkg. TEA SCONES McGavms, 8 per pkg. LEMON JUICE Realemon 25 fl oz bottle KITTY TREAT Tuna for Cats, 6 oz. tin HAIR SPRAY Miss Breck Super or Reg 8 f! oz tin SHAMPOO Breck Dry or Oily 15 fl oz bottle TOPVALU Evaporated Milk 16fl. oz. tin fit. ;