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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Crop pr OTTAWA (CP) Because there has been badly needed warmth and sunshine in the Prairie provinces during the last few days prospects for a good crop now are favorable, the Dominion Bureau of Statistics reoorted Wednesday. In a regular report on crop condiUons, the bureau outlined a mixed bag of weather and growing conditions compiled Tuesday night by correspondents across the country. Despite generally wet conditions which slov.-ed crop development, hindered summer fallowing, spraying and ruined some hay, cereal crops on the Prairies now are heading oilseed crops are in bloom. Southeastern Albert a and small areas of southwestern and south central Saskatchewan, however, are urgently in need of more rain. A special rust report says development of the disease has been slower than expected. Severe damage from rust is unlikely. Conditions by province: Albcrla: Warmer temperatures last week ended an extended period of cool wet weather in all parts of the province but the southeastern where crops are deteriorating from lack of moisture. The cool weather has set back crops many areas about 10 days. In more northern areas crops on low lying land were flooded and will yield poorly-Saskatchewan: Crop conditions are now reported good to excellent in all parts of the province but tiny areas in the southwest and south central regions. Manitoba: Crop prospects are described as good to excellent, with moisture supplies above normal. Early sown grains are in head but late barley is turning yellow because of excessive Corp. reports loss OAKLAND, Calif. IAP) -Kaiser Steel Corp. reported Tuesday that it lost in the first half of 1971 on sales of million. Tlie firm said that losses by Kaiser Resources Ltd. of Canada, a 75-per-cent-owned subsidiary, had offset earnings from United States operations and another foreign holding, Homer-sley Holdings Ltd. The Iff70 first-half earnines were or a share, on sales of 205 MONTREAL (CP) The Quebec Bar Association has lodged an official protest against the isolated and "unacceptable" jail cells in which Bernard Lortie and Jacques Rose are being detained. Bo'.h men are to stand trial this fall for hie kidnap slaying of Pierre Laporte, labor minister of Quebec. The association said in a statement Wednesday that a letter of complaint was sent July 8 to Justice Minister Jerome Cho-quette following a visit to the pair's Quebec Provincial jail cells cells by Yvon Jasmin, head of the bar association, and another lawyer. In the letter, Mr. Jasmin said that although the regular QPP cells and prisoners' fresh air recreation area are on the 10th and 13th floors of the QPP head-quaiters building in east-end Montreal, the cells of Rose and Lortie are on the fourth floor. Furthermore, Rose's cell lacked the standard table and chair found in loth-floor cells. Mr. Jasmin said Rose had been in isolation for six months and Lortie since Nov. 6, Lapork "Both complained bitterly of this isolation which they consider the letter said, "and they demand the right to bfi treated like the other prisoners." Lortie, 19, seemed to be suffering from "nervous depression." "His parents are poor pecple living in Gaspe and he has not received any visits since his incarceration. The association said the letter was made public because two weeks had passed and case changes had been made at the Paul Rose, 27, brother of Jacques, and Francis Simard, 23, have already been convicted aid sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Mr. Laporte. death DELIA 'CP) Kory Dale Marshall, 2, of Delia was killed Wednesday when he was run over by a tractor driven by his sather on their southern Alberta farm. policies and programmes can create a 37 days adrift PORT MORESBY, miles from Davao City, Guinea (AP) A three Filipino boys, two Roman Catholic priest and a woman for a 40- drifted with six Filipinos trip in a 14-foot outboard the South Pacific for 37 said today they stayed said they were heading "by prayer, a few fish an island to take part in a some ceremony but the en- Rev. Marcel Lc-iselle, 38, broke down 30 minutes Quebec City, was picked up Sunday southeast of the leaving Caburan. They began drifting eastward line Islands by the every day that God freighter Koyo Maru. He look after us-" in a telephone interview from hospital at Rabaul that he TYPHOON Father Loiselle said his his six companions now are "feeling 11 to 27 years old, were frightened after the Father Loiselle said he set out June 11 from his mission at Caburan, in the few days when they were caught in the eye of a typhoon and 25-foot waves nearly swamped their small boat. they saw is- More on the horizon but no ships. "We tried to forget our very with situation by praying and looking to the future rather than worrying about said the priest. is the Japanese freighter appeared outheast of Carolines, "we waved ev- TOKYO (AP) we could put our Leader Robert Stanfield on to make sure the Japanese business saw us. Wednesday Canada is are all feeling quite expanded trade with now. We are looking for- The Progressive to getting home to Ca- tive chief exchanged views I am missing the trade and economic in which I teach there with officials of Japan's my companions here are eration of Economic their friends and par- Officials quoted Stanfield as saying his country seeks trade with Japan because its economic ties with Britain slacken after British entry the European Economic munity. Stanfield also told the rise nese he hopes Japan will import more pro c e s s e d goods from Canada, officials (CP) Average construction wages rose another three-tenths of one per cent last Federation leaders, putting them more than its president, Kogoro per cent higher than a year expressed satisfaction over threefold increase of Dominion Bureau of Sta- exports to Canada in the reported Wednesday that seven residential building, the com- Stanfield, accompanied of higher wages and two aides, is on an material costs pushed visit to Japan, preceding a construction cost index up to r.ainland China. He plans of one per cent. It leave for Hong Kong nearly eight per cent en route to last month than a year non-residential construc- Youth the combined cost of wages and materials was up of one per cent in teaching month and seven per cent higher to 12 months. building materials how to were 1.1 per cent higher month, and up 4.9 per cnt CALGARY (CP) Thomas James Werner, 20, of Calgary was identified Wednesday night as the person killed earlier 12 months. Non-residential materials were up four-tenths of one per cent in the month, and 3.2 per cent in the year. the day in a single-car Police said Mr. Werner was crushed beneath his car Japanese it went out of control flipped over while being economic ated by a 16-year-old girl teaching to drive. It was the second fatality no help the city within a span of hoffl-s. Tuesday night, (Reuter) The rapid Edward Backs, 21 months, growth exacted in killed when struck by a car of destruction of the envi- father was rising costs and men- stresses make a majority of feel they are no better U of A today than before, an official government report said. report, compiled by the planning agency, said Japan should give top priority EDMONTON (CP) the welfare of its people and not to further economic expan- new members have been ed to the 56 member Univer-siyt of Alberta senate, filling posts left vacant by white paper said that the rapid growth policy no doubt played a giant role in raising standard of living to the Elected for three year terms were: Richard Anthony, chief crown prosecutor. Edmonton; Bertha Clark, voice now except for housing and social Japan has reached the level of advanced industrialized nations- Alberta Native Women's Society, Fort McMurray; C. Roy Compston, Canadian Manfac-trcrs Association, Edmonton; Fil Frazcr, program this has brought higher prices, a decline in safety, ruin of the environment and increased psychological strains, it o' Edmonton's educational a result, the majority of evision station; J. L. Lngasse, hamster, St. Paul: Alizon Lamb, former executive secretary, Edmonton rehabilitation centre for the handicapped, Edmonton; Mrs. Ross Japanese people feel they are no better off than they used to be despite the increases in income brought nbout by economic growth, the report said. wife of the publisher of monton Journal; P. J. VISITORS forest technology school more than 2.10 foreign inlcndcnl. Hinlon; Kthcl Tny- visited Ontario lor, former Red Deer business opportunities to them. for growth. But Governments can't legislate public confidence, Nor can they control the private initiative and enterprise which will finally determine how far and how fast Canada grows. That's up to individual Canadians. People. A guaranteed investment The history of Canada was written by genera- tions of tough, self-reliant people who came here with the same determina- tion to build something worthwhile. Think of the incredible difficulties that faced the immigrants who first settled here. Read about the Canadians who literally forged this country together a hun- dred years ago, in mile after impossible mile of railroad track. And remember the challenge of Expo '67. How many people even dreamed that Canadians could put on the greatest show the world has ever seen? People like that are still the most important resource we have. Un- employment is a waste of that resource a waste that affects every one of us, at every income level. If we can find enough confidence in ourselves to grow the jobs we need, we'll all be better off for it. As a nation, we'll be producing more and selling more. As individuals, we'll be earning more and buying more. Something else. When we give people a chance to build a chance to fulfill themselves we also give them pride and a sense of achievement. And those are gifts too valuable to be measured in dollars and cents. What are our chances? Most economists agree that Canada is beginning a new period of growth. In the past year, we've contained inflation more .successfully than any other country with a free economy. Things are moving. Companies are expand- ing. Opportunities are opening up. But we can still do much better. How much better depends on all of us; on how much we want to succeed. We have the people. We have the skills. Now we'll find out if we also have what it takes to make use of them. What Canada Manpower Centres can do. Canada Manpower is the operating arm of the Department of Manpower and Immigration, re- sponsible for the devel- opment and utilization of our human resources. In other words, their business is matching people with job oppor- tunities. Last year, for example, they helped more than Canadians find work. There are 390 Canada Manpower Centres across the country, all linked by Telex so that they work together as one cohesive force. They can arrange the training and retraining of workers and help them relocate in opportunity areas. They also have access to the researchers, the economists and the statisticians needed by business and industry to take full advantage of existing opportunities and to create new ones. Canada Manpower Centres are there to help every way they can. What Canadian businessmen can do. Our economy.depends on the enterprise and energy of the private sector to create new wealth and employment. There has rarely been a better time (or a more urgent need) to translate that fact into meaningful action. Now at the beginning of an economic up-turn. Now when thousands of skilled people are ready and anxious to go to work. Now when there are Government programmes available to help with all kinds of business expansion plans. Canada's economic future is very much in your hands. The real stimulus for growth must come from your initiative and your con- fidence in the future of this country. What Canadian workers can do. If you think Canada Manpower Centres are just for unemployed people, you're wrong. A Canada Manpower Centre is also the place to go if you're under- employed. If you're in- terested in learning a new trade or up-grading your present skills the counsellors there can tell you all about Govern- ment sponsored re- training programmes. (In these days of constant technological change, they can make all the difference in the world to your And if you want to find out about employment opportunities in other parts of the country Canada Manpower is the place to get answers. If you fit any of these categories, and haven't already registered with a Canada Manpower Centre, then do so now. What the Canadian people can do. Start by examining your own attitudes in the bright light of Canada's current economic prospects. Right now, personal savings are at a ten-year high. Which simply means that people have been careful about spending as people always are when times are difficult. There's much less reason for that caution today. What's needed now is the kind of confidence that will persuade people to make those expen- ditures they've been post- poning. Because when people start spending, manufacturers will be encouraged to expand into new markets and new product areas. That's what keeps the economy moving. And that's what grows jobs. Have we got what it takes to grow the we need? Main-d'ceuvre and Immigration et Immigration Otto Lang, Minister Otto Lang, mlnistra Manpower ;