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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THt lETHMIDGt ntries for jience fair p sharply Ul indications are that the 1 Lethbridge and Regional ience Fair to be held March 21, will be "bigger and bet- than ever." Jr. J. B. Bole, publicity chair- in for the fair, said 95 entries IB registered by the close-off te, Jan. 31. This is nearly ice as many entries zeived a year ago. Cash prizes are awarded to oior and senior high school idents in the biological and .ysical science categories and oral and mathematics compe- ions. Exhibits are entered by Jividuals or g r o u p s of stu- nts. Four exhibitors from the sthbridge fair will be chosen compete in the Canada-wide ience fair to be held in Ed- onton this year. The science fair is sponsored t the Lethbridge branch of the gricultural Institute of Canada id the Alberta Institute of grologists. >torm sewer o prevent and erosion Work started this week on erouting a storm sewer out all that now terminates in th ieinity of 9th Ave. and 5th SI in order to eliminate erosio i the coulee. The storm sewer.has allowec rater to run down the coulee tank into the riverbottom fra ome forty years, resulting ii OTisiderable erosion. The current project involves milding a tunnel throui Jerry's Hill to hook up wil mother storm sewer near lltt We. S. Runoff from the firs iewer will then be route hrough to the second, whic las a pipeline right down i he riverbottom. About 500 feet of tunnel win 3e built, some of it 95 mder tie surface. Cost of the project will b about The work being done by Cunningham an Shannon Ltd. of Taber. Cadet news All ranks of No. 2296 Arm Cadets corps will parade Tue day at p.m. in the Let bridge armory. Transportatii is laid on. Over-all picture better than most centres Jobless in Svait until spring' situation Bv LARRY BENNETT a Manpower centre said available and they might tighten their belts and stay prevent members from t "3 .__ ,______._..j _M ;n thaf wniiM invnlvA u HEADS KINSMEN W. T. (Will) Charltsworth Is the 1S71 president of the Kins- men Club of Lethbridge. Ser- ving with him on the execu- tive will be Mai Terakita, first vice president; Ted Slu- second vice president: Bob Sapsford, secretary and Bill Johnson, treasurer. Past- president is Gordon Hopkins. Achievement meeting set Twelve members of Junior Achievement of Southern Al- Lethbridge, will attend a hree day western Canaddai confereace at the Banff Schrax of Fuse Arts Feb. 12-14. Six boys and six girls from the four Junior Achievemen companies in Lethbridge were >icked on results of tests show ng knowledge of Junior Achievement and how it per :ains to their company, per sonal sales of their companj aroduct, attendance at JA meet jigs and all around character The Junior Achievers from Winnipeg to Victoria at the Banff meeting will discuss top LCS ranging from consume credit to the new feminist move- ment. The theme is social revolution By LARRY BENNETT Herald Staff Writer A recent poll conducted by Hie Herald indicated persons jiow out of work have little chance of getting a job until spring. The poll also showed secre- aries and waitresses to be ardest hit by unemployment, ollovred closely by truckers, and radio and TV repairmen. Oilier occupations experiencing unemployment are auto mech- anics, sales and nursing. Representatives of the Can- ada Manpower centre at Lett- bridge have said tiere are more people employed in the city now than ever before but do not have statistics specifically for the city. Manpower statistics are not compiled for Lethbridge separately. Information covers all soutliern between the Saskatchewan anO B.C. bor- ders. The unofficial estimate of un- employment for Lethbridge ii December was 3.8 per cent ol the working force. Ite national average is about six per cent. A representative of one of the local labor unions reported his group had 20 per cent unem- ployment. He noted, however that some of the unemployed were not working by choice avoiding the cold weather. A representative of the Can a Manpower centre said oany Albertans have accepted, Bd seem to plan for the em- oyment shortage in the Win- er months. They realize that tere will not be a lot of work Tax payments Prepaid tax payments at city hall continue to remain aheac of last year's figures. Payments for the week end ing Feb. 4 amounted to almos compared with less than in the same pe- riod last year. Total payments to date are The 1970 figure for the same period was Accurate iveather forecast essential in today's farming The importance of accurate meteorological forecasting to agriculture was one of the main items of discussion at the annual meeting of the Canada Committee on Agricultural Me- teorology held recently in Ot- tawa. Dr. D. C. MacKay, head of the soil science section at the Lethbridge Research Station, said farmers, researchers and extension agriculturists should be able to identify and define the meteorological factors of interest to fanners. Dr. Mac- Kay attended the Ottawa meet- ing. TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wisely the monu- ment to honor your loved ones. We will be pleased to assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS LTD. "We have been Satisfying Customers for Over 60 Years" 325 8th St. S., lethbridge Phone 327-3920 He said this would be appli cable especially in the way o oreeastiiig. "People can always listen t a weather report and find out the weekend will be nice fo jicnicing, but the farmer can not always find if the weather will be suitable for harvestin or crop spraying." Dr. MacKay said accurat forecasting would also be use- :ul in reducing or controllin pollution related to m teorological conditions. I cited crop spraying on wind days as an example. The Canada .Committee o Agricultural Meteorology is n a pressure group according Dr. MacKay, but rather group formed to assess tl present state of affairs an make logical recommendation to proper authorities. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 1911 lower Floor 517 4th Ave. S Phone 327-1541 available and they might be laid off. They know when it is very cold they will not be working and many apparently don't want to. They save their money, tighten their belts and stay warm in the winter. Both the unions and the Can- ada Manpower centre report openings in unskilled labor cat- egories. Some union regulations opinions "The government put the em- loyment this way, they should o something about clearing il p on a federal 1 e v e 1." S. Peter Campbell, Taber. 'It is bad. I have never worked, I'm only in high .chool, but I have a brother is not working he can't nd a job anywhere." Marlene TeJong, Nobleford. "I do not know what to say 'm too old. I am also retiree do not know if I am right o wrong, but it seems to me tha people want too much mone a work. They start working and all of a sudden they expec a raise. If people did not expec so much money there might b more jobs." Jack Pninkle, Bo Island. Commander to speak in Citadel Major Clarence Burrow Salvation Army divisional com mander for Alberta, and Mr Burrows, will conduct churc services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m at the Lethbridge citadel, 13 4th Ave. S. Major Burrows, making h first visit to the city since ii was appointed divisional com mander last summer, has beei a training officer at the army college in Toronto and has he a number of administrati' posts. Mrs. Burrows is the Alber divisional director of women organizations for the army. "Unempioymem is at its highest point ever, Lethbridge is the same as everywhere else. I understand we rank 37tti in priority across Canada." Albert Paskuski, 2503 18th Ave S., Lethbridge. "Pretty Bad." Carol Hay, ti228 6th Ave. S., Lethbridge. "It is not a good thing to have any place. I don't know much about Lethbridge I di not come in very often.' Lynn Rea'er, Cardston. BACTERIA CLEANED Penguins in zoos, which weri previously accustomed to th nearly germ-free ah- of Antarc tica, must be fed fish scrupu lously cleaned of bacteria. Martin Bros. Funeral Homes Ltd. (2nd GENERATION) THE SUNDAY HOUR arevent members from talcing that would involve work usually done by other union jembers. One union olfkiil reported at electricians were being ought in from Calgary be- use there were not enough to handle all the available jobs in Mayor Andy Anderson said be was vary optimistic the unemployment situa- on in Lethbridge. He predict- the situation would remain .able as long as the current construction boom continued, tiere is usually an increase in unemployment in the winter, be aid, and did not foresee any ajor change in the local situa- on. The Unemployment Insurance ommission office in Leth- idge, like the Canada Man- lower centre, has no exact sta- istics for the immediate city irea. An official of the local of- ce reported the Lethbridge situation is consid- a-ed good, and the registration r unemployment benefits is own from last year. Exact fig- ires were unavailable. One result of the unemploy- lent situation, according to the Canada Manpower centre, is people have stopped jumping rom job to job. Keeping a job and establishing seniority seems to h a v e become more important than higher pay. In an attempt to help unem- loyed people get jobs the Can- ida Manpower centres across anada sponsor training pro- grams. The aim of the trainkg pro- grams is not to take people off ie labor market, but give the unemployed training in a skill where there are some job open- ings. An official of the loca manpower office reported the irogram, in nearly every case vas successful. 'Damn Anyone over 50 can't get a job anyway. iVilUam Birch, 1609 19th Ave N., Lethbridge. Coffeehouse open tonight We Two, the Lethbridge foil singing duo of Wendy MacFa land and Cathy Pisko, will b featured tonight at at th newly-opened coffee house in Southminster Church. The coffeehouse, which run, every Satuday night, is spo sored by the church's Hi-C an Young Adult groups. No a mission is charged. BIG DIFFERENCE Although the United Stat Pacific shoreline measur miles, the coastline only miles long. Sketch club open house The Lethbridge Sketch Club will hold open house at 2-5 p.m Sunday at the Bowman Arts Centre for its February exhib' Jon of paintings. The show, to continu hrough to the end of th month, includes works'by nei and long-time members of th club, a member group of th Allied Arts Council. The public is invited to th open house. CAPITAL CITY The capital of The Congo Kinshasa. HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 374 St. S. Phon. 328-1771 FOR YOUR COMPUTE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitation! Announcement! (24 Hour Service If Neceuary) Bride Book! Thank You Cardt Napkint Matches We provide Complimentary Personaliied Head Table Place Cardi with each Orderl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING PRESIDENT The 1S71 executive of the North Leth- bridge Businessmen's Asso- ciation is headed by Conrad Plettel, Hilroy Sorochan in vice-president, Bob Deimuth. secretary, Bernard Dupuis, treasurer and Paul Anctll, publicity. Directors elected tor 1971 are Pete Chumlk, Raman Scholdra, Eugene Modr i e j e w s k i, Altonse Crone, Marvin Mock and Hugo Mueller. Child hurt in collision with car Kevin Sera, the five-year-old son of Frank and Loretta Sera, 2710 8th Ave. N., of Lethbridge, was taken to the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital after he was in collision with a car driven by Ricky Clifford Beres, 1822 8th Ave. N., of Lethbridge. The accident occurred at a.m. in the 700 block of 23rd St. N. in Lethbridge. Details of Sera's injuries lave not been released. Hospi- tal officials report his condition to be satisfactory. CALL FOR DETAILS FORT WHOOP-UP AGENCIES LTD. 1117 3rd Ava. S. Ltthbridg., Alia. Phone 328-3251 FIRST UNITED CHURCH SENIOR CHOIR Directed and Accompanied bv MRS. DOROTHY GIOCK Sunday, February 7th to p.m. CJLH-TV Channel 7 THE TRADITIONAL CHAPEL THE MEMORIAL CHAPEL 812 3rd Avenue South 703 13th Street North 2nd GENERATION FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND ADMINISTRATIVE COUNSELLORS FOR PRE-ARRANGEMENTS (Authorized by tho Alberta Go vernmant Security Commission) SHELL CANADA LIMITED Requires the following staff EXPERIENCED INSTRUMENT REPAIRMAN THE POSITION involves repair, maintenance and minor installa- tion of pneumatic control systems end process gas analyzers of our Waterton Gas Plant in Pincher Creek area. Position is available due to Plant expansion. Applicants should have Technical School Education or equiva- lent and at least 5 years of related industrial experience and be capable of handling the No. 1 Instrument Repairman position. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS should write, outlining full qualifications to: SHELL CANADA LIMITED P.O. Box 108 PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA ATTENTION: OFFICE SUPERVISOR ;