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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 11. 1974 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD 41 Canada, U.S. approaching 'zero' population growth UNITED NATIONS (CP) A UN study says that the natural population growth rate of Canada and the United States appears to be approaching' 'close to zero.'' The study was prepared by the UN Secretariat based on its own estimates and projec- tions. It was part of a lengthy, report by the UN economic and social council on the wot Id social situation, dealing initially with North America. Recent demographic changes in both countries are a continuation of the trends of the 1960s, the report says. In Canada, the birth rate de- clined to 15.9 per in 1972 from 17.6 in .1969. "Since the proportion of women of child-bearing age changed little during the period, this fall in the crude birth rate represents a real decrease in says the report. Young wives in the U.S. an- ticipated having an average of only 2.3 children in a survey taken in 1973, down from 2 9 in a similar survey in 1967. The report noted that infant mortality rates were lower in Canada than in the U.S. and life expectancy higher for Canadians Infant mortality rates de- IMPORTANT NOTICE Christmas Season City Hall Hours City Hall will remain OPEN and all Departments will operate on a regular basis on Saturday, December 21st. City Hall will be CLOSED and all other Departments will not operate on WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25th, 26th and 27th. All essential services will operate through- out the Christmas Season on a regular basis. John Gerla, City Clerk clined to 17.1 per thousand in 1972 from 19 per thousand in 1969 in Canada. Crude death rates did not change sig- nificantly. Life expectancy at birth averaged 72 years for males and females in Canada and 711 in the U.S. The report also showed these other trends in the pop- ulation of average size of house- holds dropped to 3 6 persons from 40 between 1961 and 1971. This change was partly due to the decline in birth rates and partly to an increase in the number of single-person households, young adults or the elderly living alone. significant effect of the recent decline in population growth has been a change in the distribution of population by age Between 1966 and 1971, the proportion of the popula- tion 15 to 24 years increased to 18.6 from 16 5 per cent and the number under five declined to 8.4 from 12.4 per cent. Those above 65 made up 8.1 per cent of the populatiqn in 1971 com- pared with 7 7 per cent in 1966. over-all distribution of population by ethnic group also changed The most rapid growth was among persons of Greek, Portuguese and Chinese origins. Immigration also swelled the Italian ethnic group which comprised 3.4 per cent of the 1971 population compared with 2 5 per cent in 1961. The European ethnic groups which declined in relative size, including the French, Scandinavian and eastern European groups, were those which were not replenished by immigration. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "I don't want you to go overboard on my Christmas presents this year but then, you never listen to me anyway." WIN Winter in Hawaii! LIVING ROOM 2-PIECE CHESTERFIELD SUITE Smartly designed quality covering-ideal for the family room or rumpus room pen 299 95 RUN TO THE SUN SALE............... Be a winnerl Shop and savel Become eligible to win a holiday in Hawaii! With any purchase yo'u make on or before December 24 1974 your name is entered in the Run For The Sun trip for two to Hawaii Two weeks of fun with the Fun Seekers at the fabulous Hawaiian Inn Draw to be made December 24th at 1 00 p m Enter now and Run To The Sun this winter BEDROOM FURNITURE 11-PIECE GROUP 3-Piece bedroom suite Contemporary double dresser with mirror 4 drawer chest of drawers panel bed pieces Ran RUN TO THE SUN SALE.............. Elegantly crafted sofa and matching chair quality Herculon cover, coffee table and matching end tables, matching bookcase 5 piece chrome sulte Reg. 1595. RUN TO THE SUM SALE............ 4-PIECE LIVING ROOM GROUP Contemporary styled, quality olefm cover Sofa Mr and Mrs Chair matching ottoman Reg. 869.95 RUN TO THE SUN SALE............ 51395 '789 4 PIECE BEDROOM SUITE Modern spacious triple dresser 5 drawer chest of drawers headboard and night table n__ RUN TO THE SUN SALE........'....... S279 5 PIECE BEDROOM SUITE Spanish Oak spacious triple dresser (Drawers run on roller bearings) door chest-cedar lined 2 night tables and headboard Reg. RUN TO THE SUN SALE............. 4-PIECE CHESTERFIELD GROUP Smartly designed sofa. 2 chairs (One Hi-Back) and ottoman 100% Olefm fibre upholstery for easy care ball casters for moving ease Reg. 539. RUN TO THE SUN SALE............. OCCASIONAL CHAIRS A select group of reclmers, swivel rockers and colonial styles all RUN TO THE SUN SALE PRICES '1295 '499 54" BOX SPRING AND MATTRESS Quality Sleep Unit quality quilted cover 2 piece set Reg. 1Q RUN TO THE SUN SALE................. 113 CHIROPRACTIC ELEGANCE One only Queen size unit (Slightly marked) manufacturers warranty for 20 years Reg 339.95, SOOQ RUN TO THE SUN SALE................ Admiral 20" Solor Color touch color control Solid State 800 instant play chassis. Black matrix picture tube MANUFACTURERS SUGGESTED RETAIL RUN TO THE SUN SALE Open dally to p.m. Thunday and Frfctay to p.m. 842 13th Street North Phone 321-1151 Towfle Country TurniturS wW Mfri Tirm iFiel out BRAND NAME GIFT ITEMS AT LOW, LOW PRICESI LADIES' BLOUSES PANT TOPS Reg. to t SALE 49 Long short sleeve. Wide variety of fabrics styles. Assorted color choice. Sizes 10-20, 38-44. LADIES' PULL ON FITTED PANTS Reg. to SALE 6 99 Polyester stretch nylons, excellent value! Good choice in latest fashion colors Sizes 6-18 SAVE 40% LADIES' PANT COATS Reg. to SALE 99 SPECIAL PURCHASE! Leather Look Wool Fleece quilted or zip out Acrylic pile lining Nylon and cotton with pile trim, collar and cuffs 7 LADIES' FANCY KNIT CARDIGANS Good quality bulky acrylic fancy knits in white pastel shades SML Reg. 98 SALE..................... LESS THAN V? REGULAR PRICE! Ttens Ltdiu' TURTLE NECK SWEATERS 'Young Canada' by Parktown Two popular styles in 100% acrylic White and Fall shades SML Reg SB 98 SALE................... LADIES' T-SHIRTS Short long sleeve in nylon polyester Great selection of styles colors SML Reg S3 99 SALE 3 2" LADIES' SKI JACKETS 100% nylon outer lining Poly- propylene or Polyester Fibrefill insulation Belted, zipper pockets dome fastener with inside zipper Elasticized cuffs Regular Tow coat length Good selection of styles shades SML Reg. 98 SALE 12 LADIES' BIKINI PANTIES Prints solids Nylon in assorted colors SML Reg. 98c 49 LADIES' BUDGET PRICED ROBES Pastel shades lace trim, ankle length sizes S M L 42-44 Reg to 98 SALE....................... 9 GIRLS' "PRETTY POLLY" PANTYHOSE Gusset sheer stretch, one size (Its 80-105 Ibs 7-14 girls Fall various shades MEN'S X-MAS VALUES! DRESS SPORT SHIRTS 'Recognizable Name Brands. Originally to SALE Solid and assorted patterns in good color choice Sizes S.M.L Man's Denim jeans Famous American Maker "LEVIS" Less than Vz original price Values to SALE.................. 5 00 Pr. Flare style denim by Levi First quality Chambray or rope trick denim Some subs included in group Size 26-36 Famous Maker Clearance LADIES' BODYSUITS Reg. to %lF Terrific selection of styles fabrics of first quality some slight subs Assorted colors, S M L FAMOUS MAKER! LADIES' PANTY HOSE We can t print the name. But you'll know it1 All sheer regular panty hose 8 Holiday shades S-M-L-XL Also Queen size, 4 shades Mini, maxi, XXL Reg. 2 2 pair mm 25 pair l or 1.19 ea. PANTY HOSE All sheer regular, opaque, and sandalfoot 1 size Reg. SALE 50 2.1 or each GIRL'S PANT SUITS Dress up styles colors for Christmas Size 8-14 Reg. to 98. SALE..................... SPECIAL PURCHASE GIRLS' PANTS Denim cords, plaids and many more fabrics and styles to choose from Sizes 8-14 Reg. to SALE...................... KIDDIES' PANT SALE Choice of plains houndstooth and assorted styles Polyester various fabrics Machine wash- able Boys Girls styles Size 4-6x Reg. to 98. SALE....................... GIRLS' SKI JACKETS Instructor casual styles All too Quality for cold weather, pile polyester liner Sizes 7-14, 4-6x 7-14. Reg. to SALE....................... 4-6x Reg. to SALE.......................... 8 3 2 33 8.99 MEN'S HEAVY DOESKIN SHIRTS 100% cotton popular style in plain shades, assorted colors Sizes 15-17 Reg. SALE...................... MEN'S TURTLENECK T-SHIRTS Cotton Rayon blend long sleeve, assorted colors SML Reg. SALE MEN'S DRESSY T-SHIRTS PULLOVERS Long sleeve, solid colors as- sorted patterns Sizes SML Reg. to SALE 4 1 5" BOYS' POLO FLANNELETTE PYJAMAS Polo pyjamas 100% cotton long sleeve leg, solid colors contrast trim SML Pyjamas 100% cotton flannelette piped trim full cut assorted patterns 8-14-16 Reg. SALE.................. 944 BOY'S BLUE DENIM JEANS 100% cotton with flare leg western pocket contrast stitching Sizes 7-16 Reg. to SALE................... BOY'S PILE LINED SKI JACKETS Nylon shell zip front hidden hood Assorted colors m sizes 8-16 Reg. to SALE.................... BOYS' QUALITY SPORT SHIRTS Polyester nylon blend warp- knit also 100% cotton styles Long sleeve regular collar neat patterns plaids checks 8-16 Hag. to SALE............... BOYS' ACRYLIC GLOVES MIHS Warm mitts in assorted solid shades Sizes 5-10 Reg. to SALE.................... BOYS' JEAN SOCKS 100% bulky knit nylon or wool Viscose blend assorted color: Sizes Reg. SALE LUXURIOUS BLEND BLANKETS Double woven construction Wide nylon binding Machine wash dry good color selection Size 72-96 Reg. 98 SALE..................... 6 99 777 O47 1 CO 31 77 7 master charge WHILE OUANTITIES LAST ShopiftdCoMpirt Our Print in Lowir FRL SAT. Fields ;