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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta la IFTWRIDOE IHRAIO Avgull SO, Business groups confidence heller TORONTO i CD The chief ipokfsman (or Canadian manu- facturers said today (here is more confidence In tlic business community now than there was year ago. Daniel Sprnguc. president of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, told a luncheon nt Ihe Canadian National Kxhibi- HIJACKER ABOARD! An armed, lunatic hijacker commandeers a 94-passenger jet and. demands a ransom of million. Within minutes, a team of highly trained specialists leaps into action, working against time to avoid catastrophe. Their objective: get tho flight back Rifely to the ground, free the paBsen- gcraand crew, and apprehend the criminal. In the Septem- ber Reader's Digest you'll read, tho exciting, true story of the fight to control air piracy, and ensure the safety of thousands of air travellers. Don't miss CODE 3100: HIJACKER ABOARD! one of 38 articles and features in the September Reader's Digest. Get your copy todayl tlcn, that there has been "heartening evidence i" recent months Hint federal govern- ment policies are moving in tho right direction with particular ccognition being given to man- tincturing industry's role h generating new jot) opporluiv ties." Mr. Spragiif, chairman of tho >oard of James R. Carter Ltd. jf Winnipeg, said In his first speech since his recent election o tlie CMA's top post that in- dications are Uiat the more op- timistic forecasts for the conn- :ry's economy in 1372 likely will be fulfilled. He said it is necessary tor Canada to pursue national pol- icies calculated to generate productive jobs. "Each year in the last dec- ade has seen an average new Jobs created in Canada. But even this has not been enough to satisfy the demands of our fast-swelling labor force. "By this lest alone, then what we must have In the '70s if we are to make a real dent in unemployment is not less economic growth than we had in (lie '60s but more." A text of his speech was Is sued in advance of delivery. Every Canadian to suffer loss in B.C. port strike TKLL HISTORY Dendrochronology is the sci ence of tree rings and what they tell of history. QUARTER MILLION DERAILMENT Box cars lie mangled after 15 cars of a 50- car Ontario Northland Railway freight train derailed near North Boy, Ont., after hoavy mini washed out parl of In. line. No one wai Injured In Inn mishap In which damage was caused. ____________________________________ Albertans show no interest EDMONTON (CP) Albert- ans do not seem interested in provincial legislation to restrict the sale of crown land to out- siders, chairman Julian Kozlok of a government study into the matter said Tuesday. Public response has been dis- appointing, (be MLA said. Only two briefs have been received. "I don't know whether people In Alberta just don't care or whether they are simply satis- fied the job's been done with Hie bill we introduced during the session." The bill, given two readings, formalizes government policy which prohibits sale of crown land to non-rcsidents. Mr. Koziak said the commit- tee hold its scheduled pvib- lic hearings Sept. 18 in Edmon- ton despite the lack of interest. Sale of public land "may b an area where people are ex pecting government leadership and not participatory democ- racy." CHILDREN AT FAULT CALGARY (CP) Children were responsible for 538. of the fires in Calgary in 1971, the city's fire department says in it's annual report. TORONTO (CD No mat- ter who you are In Canada, you're going to suffer a loss of some sort because of the port Btrlko In British Columbia. Tho longer tho strike lasts, the worse tire effects. Even Ihe children won't cs- apc. Santa Clause will find oys a bit more expensive Ibis ear, partly because of the Lrikc. Tho ones who stand to lose lie most, of course, are those uvolvccl directly in lira import ng andi exporting business. Exporters fret about the pos- sible long-term ho loss of confidence by gooc orcign customers and thus a MS of business. Importers worry about the increased costs of doing business and the pos sible future toss of business tc competing ports on tho Uuitei. plrg. 98" 3, 89" MAYFAIR FOODS PRODUCE "Flavour Fresh" on tho coh doz. B.C. Grown New Crop Con. No. 1 Tomatoes Vine Ripened Canada No. J California Thompson Seedless Canada No. 1 Ib. Apples Macintosh New Crop Canada Fancy Ib. MIHALIK'S MAYFAIR FOODS 642 13 St. North Phone 328-5742 YOUR LOCAL INDEPENDENT GROCER FREE CITY DEUVERY ON LARGE ORDERS WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO UMIT QUANTITIES STORE HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Salurdny 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Thursday and Frldcy 9 a.m. til 9 p.m. lies and Uius hit the income of airio fnrmcrs. Also c shipments of Alberta conl, iskatchcwan potash Drit- Columba wood products nrt minerals. ,lim Mooro of the Canadian xport Association says: "the rikc is bad news." Ho says many exporters were ;lo to -ship goods the trike started "but the longer it oes on tho more Hint lenp will dissipated." Mr. Moore says exporters ace a possible loes In rerouting hipments through U.S. ports y air. Many exports Involve raw materials and commodities for span for processing and "once here is a breakdown In rclia >ility, It's damned difficult to get the customer back again." Keith Dixon general manager of the Canadian Importers Asso- ciation, also li about a drift of business to U.S. >orts. "H seems Ihey're doing their icst at Vancouver to close that port down. H'H time both sides that a scltlemmil must bo reached." Insofar as Imports ere con- cerned, the strike has meant "inconvenience and expense." This results primarily from re- routing of shipments through Sf.ittle and Tacoma on tho U.S. west coast. "They're picking up the slack and handling our cargo Mr. Dixon says. "But It adds la our lime and cost, and In end the customer In Canada Is going to pay." "We're right In the middle of the Christmas trade now and although we have a week or two o! leeway, a long will be a real Stranded tourists special rate get MONTREAL (CP) A group of travellers stranded here last week by a dispute between a charter referral service and an airline will bo flown back to Zurich at a special rate by Swissair, It was announced here. A statement released to newspapers here said Swissair In Canada had received per- mission from Its head office and the Canadian transport commission to Issue one-way tickets at a special rate of The group was stranded here because of a dispute between Interservice Europa Ltd., a Montreal-based firm, and Ba- blr, wliich cancelled charter flights on which the group was to travel. Balair says the referral sc Ice owes It money. Intcrscrvice liuropa says it offered to pay money to Balair and was re- fused. The Swissair statement salH the stranded passengers could collect special tickets at Swis- sair offices in Montreal or nt Montreal International Airport, or in Toronto. The special faro Is offeree intll Sept. 15, the statcmen aid. A public relations officer o iwissair said in an interview lial about HO persons who hac ;ome to North America from Zurich were believed stranded But the exact number wa not available and attempt were being made lo local those In need of help througr ho airline offices and the Swls. embassy at Ottawa, as well as consulates here and at Toronto lie said the normal onc-wa fare to Zurich wcrjld bo abm or TV.jso unable I pay the Immediately pror nbly would he able U> sign pledges which would be r opted by the embassy. Swissair Intended to ca the group home as space wa available on regular flight. (her than laying on single ght to take them all at once. A group of about 40 Cana- ans stranded In Zurich by Ihs ame dispute tictwccn Ihe re- rral service and Bnlair wcro own to Montreal Sunday by ir Canada. Overtime pay okayed for RCMP OTTAWA (CP) For rst time members of CMP are going to be paid a orm of overtime. Solicitor-General Jean-Pierre Goyer announced Monday that onstables, non-commlssloncd officers and some officers will receive pay Increases that in- chide payment as compensation or overtime Constables and NCOs will re- ceive a year and In- ipectors anrl supcrinlendonlji 450 for overtime compensation 'and certain other conditions of service for which no payment las previously been received. It is reported tho latter may Includes such things us use of a private car on official duty and reimbursement for uniformed officers who do plain clothes duties. Now salaries, retroactive tfl April I, come a year after last Increase for the force. The largest Increases go members in tho lowest pay cat- egories. First claM conslables go to from corporals lo from S1I.727: ser. geanls to from inspectors to from 250, and superintendents to 3fX) from Civilian members of the force and special constables also will bn receiving pay adjustments. Council decides to build new bumps on city streets CALGARY (CP) Cily coun- cil has decided to build a few >umps on the streets. The council had been warned .hat it harl already spent mil- lions of dollars making city streets smoother but decided to go ahead vith an experiment in controlling traffic speeds on quiet, residential streets. By a vole of nine to three, the council agreed to install "traffic in an experi- ment to determine Uicir value. United Appeal campaigns aim for 852 million OTTAWA (CP) United Ap- peal campaigns across Canada this fall are aiming at contribu- tions totalling million, Com- munity Funds and Councils of Canada said here. Ijisl year, individual cam- paicns in more than 111 Cana- d i n n communities collected close lo million, the organ- IzaMon said in n statement. Tlic money is clistribulcd to volunteer health, welfare and recreational service agencies in most cases conslitutes 90 per cent of each agency's pub- lic appeal for funds. Each community manages II.' own United Appeal campaign and Fund dHribi'Hnn. Elevcr cities now have United Appcrt exceeding Jl million. "If II rlocs save a life or two, or it rlocs mnkc life moro plea- sant for residents, Ilien perhaps it's worth said Aid. ROM Algcr. Ho countered suggestions that police have trouble get- ting to the' scene of crimes If they had to drive over tho bumps by sitying: "tt seems to me that crime would not run rampant in the. streets if they (police) were a minulo late." The weight of a commission- er's repoit wai discounted by tho cotiitciil when Utilities Com- missioner Cico--go Cornish said ho had thought Mr. Alger WM referring lo large bumps. Tho report warned that dty might be open to legal ac- tion for damages arising from -iccidents caused by tho traffia arrcstors and said that Iho do- vices v-onld cause with snow removal and street cleaning. AH. Eric MusgraV6 opposed the motion, saying It would folly for the cl'y, alter spend- ing millions of dollars Ifl makfl roads smoother, to spend mora money pulling bumps on them. WAR wrion USED VEFIDUN, France (Rcufer) More than 900 tons of shell- splinlercd oak trees from nearby Argonne of somo of tho worst fighting ol the First World to r.cnt to Venice lo be used as pil- ings for slowly sinking build- ings in the llaliun canal cily. ;