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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, Dtcembtr 20, 1974 Interpreting the News Noteworthy hooker busted VANCOUVER (CP) A suspected prostitute who outwitted many attempts to arrest her slipped up by giving one police officer a written invitation Thur- Police said a detective was sitting in his car on a downtown street, writing in a notebook while waiting for his partner. The woman sauntered over to the car and asked if he was a cop He looked at her and scribbled in his notebook "I'm a deaf mute." She wrote beneath it: "are you looking for some iS he scribbled. "What "Come to my room she g inscribed. He took the paper and jotted down an -g afterthought. "You're under arrest." g British leaders see no easy cures High commodity prices won't last, say experts LONDON (CP) For the first time in nearly two years of worsening economic malaise, Britain's political leaders have begun openly acknowledging the seriousness of the illness and saying there are no easy cures in sight. At the same time, the Labor government is reported to be studying a kind of grand strategy for restoring the economy's long-term health which, if successfully enacted, may prove of value to other Western countries facing similar problems. Outlining the size of Britain's present crisis, Chancellor of the Exchequer Denis Healey recently told the Commons that never before had the country faced such monumental economic dif- ficulties in peacetime. The outlook, he said, had darkened noticeably even in the short period of the last two months. During the next year, incomes would certainly not increase and might even fall. The immediate cause of the trouble is a roaring rate of in- flation, now at about 18 per cent a year and expected to reach 25 per cent next year. This in turn has undermined business confidence and investment, made exports less competitive and spurred trade unions to seek wage gains to protect their future earnings against erosion from price increases. Part of the increased infla- tion rate is due to the climb in the price of oil, of which Bri- tain is a major importer. But to deal with domestical- ly-generated inflation, the government is giving major attention to a plan proposed by its own advisers and by a number of outside economists. WASHINGTON (CP) Fif- teen economists from Japan, Western Europe and North of them a Canadian-are forecasting that current high prices for primary commodities "are unlikely to last." Not only that, they say, but the "frequently portrayed vi- sion" of a future world domi- CAREERS RADIO ANNOUNCER CAREER OPPORTUNITY with radio 790 clew Alberta's Watts of Country Music A mature, experienced announcer is required for key daytime show Applicants should also possess a good commercial voice and sense of production All replies treated in strictest confidence Send tape, resume and expected salary to Mr Warren Holte General Manager, CFCW Radio 4S72 50 Street, CAMROSE, Alberta T4V IPS NORTHLAND SCHOOL DIVISION NO. 61 REQUIRES IMMEDIATELY AN E.O.F. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION FACILITATOR The Northland School Division Educational Opportunities Fund (EOF) Compensatory Program provides for up to eight full time facilitators At this time we require a facilitator whose function would be to develop program specifications for our on-going program as well as to develop a complete evaluation design for the EOF Pro- gram The evaluation design includes specification of specific objec- tives the identification of performance based criteria, the develop- ment of an instrument, the collection of data and the analysis of data for the EOF Program As well the EOF Program Development and Evaluation Facilitator will be expected to work with the Depart- ment of Education developing significant criteria that would identify schools requiring compensatory programs The successful applicant must have the following qualifications 1 Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate 2 Successful teaching experience or equivalent 3 Training in evaluation design 4 Experience in evaluation Deadline for submission of application is Monday January 13th 1975 The successful applicant will preferably work out of the Peace River office Salary Schedule Training 2345 6825 7950 9350 Max 10625 14950 Cost of Living Allowance An additional 2 5% of the salary or 00 per month which- ever is the greater until the end of December 1974 A new contract is presently being negotiated for January 1st 1975 however until settlement the above will be the interim salary Northland School Division No 61 presently operates thirty schools in Northern Alberta and as such is the major governmental agency involved in educational development of Indian and Metis children Training experience in mtercuitural education is preferable Those persons possessing the above stated necessary quali- fications and who are interested in an extraordinary challenge in penetrating existing educational thought on evaluation and want a cutting edge role as a teacher should apply in writing giving all relevant data to 6 10250 15.850 MR.JOHNL.MYROON Acting Superintendent Northland School Division No. 61 Box 1440 Peace River, Alberta, TOH 2X0 nated by cartels is "vastly overdrawn." The experts reached their conclusions after a study published today by the Brookings Institution. The institution is a private- ly funded, non profit organization involved in research and education in economics, government, foreign policy and the social sciences generally. The study brought together 15 private experts in Japan last fall The Canadian among them was Grant Reuber of London, Ont, dean of social science at the University of Western Ontario "We see nothing in the record to support the claim that in the foreseeable through the end of this world will be threatened by real and radical commodity shortages of minerals, food, or other primary their report states "Potentially available re- sources are more than ade- quate and the trend toward continuing technological ad- vance is strong." As for commodity prices in real terms, the "high prices of mid-1974 are unlikely to the report says. "In the me- dium and long term, a sharply upward trend could not be sus- tained, although a slow up- ward drift is conceivable." However, the report iden- tifies what it calls "some serious dangers in the present commodity and suggests measures to deal with them. "Without remedial action, temporary shortages could oc- cur more frequently in the fu- ture, fostering nationalistic efforts to safeguard primary commodity supplies by sub- sidizing high-cost domestic production, by pre-empting foreign supplies and markets through bilateral deals, or by resort to export controls And despite an optimistic forecast concerning the global food balance, the experts pre- dict that "continuing severe food shortages in south Asia, Sahelian Africa and other areas will test the world's ability to organize its efforts to help poor countries." Proposals for dealing with these problems include- new un- ilateral export controls and export taxes by negotiating rules that would subject the imposition of such controls to international surveillance and countervailing pressures internationally supervised stockpiles of selected minerals to offset possible supply interruptions, and of cereals to provide emergency famine relief jnd to prevent runaway price increases if crops fail NOTICE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE HOLIDAY SCHEDULE REFUSE COLLECTION DATE DECEMBER 21 DECEMBER 23 DECEMBER 24 DECEMBER 30 DECEMBER 31 JANUARY 2 RESIDENTIAL COLLECTION Regular Monday Regular Tuesday Regular Wednesday Regular Thursday plus Monday Regular Friday plus Tuesday Regular Wednesday plus Thursday DECEMBER 24 DECEMBER 26 COMMERCIAL Central Business District Larger Commercial Outlets RESTAURANTS SANITARY LANDFILL HOURS DECEMBER 25 DECEMBER 26 JANUARY 1 Closed Closed Closed CHRISTMAS TREE CLEARANCE STARTS TONIGHT AT P.M. Personal Shopping Please off Regular Price Clearance of all our Christmas trees including 6 and 7 foot Blue Spruce and Scotch Pine Regular prices from 18.99 to 59.99 18'Soft Needle Outdoor Garland 9 Reg. 12 Assorted colored lights on an 18' string Shop Saturday am to p.m. Simpsons-Sears Ltd. Enjoy it now' Use your All Purpose Account. J At Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee. Satisfaction or money refunded. Store Hours: Open Daily a.m. to p.m. until Christmas Centre Village Mall Telephone 328-9231 ;