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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ft THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, July 29, WO- Customers Caught lit Job Freeze Men's Hostels Packed Almost To Roof By THE CANADIAN PRESS Bread is buttered a little thin ncr this summer at men's hos tcls across Canada as growing numbers of job-hunting tran sient men seek shelter. "These aren't the skid roaad as Toronto's, says Rev. Bil McCarthy, an Anglican priesl ivho is executive director of Ok Jrewery Mission in Montreal. IEADING WEST "Most of the guys here are Haritimers who are passing hrough on their way to To- They want to get to the English centres because there is nothing for them here." Nevertheless, beds at Old Brewery have been full all sum- mer and the mission has spent ts annual budget with two months left in its fiscal year. "During the summer we sually cut back because a lot f the transients and drifters ooking for a place to sleep will pend the night on Mount Royal. There are a lot of guys up there ill but we are constantly full p every night. I am amazed." He blames "serious unem- loyment" and says on .top of lis his hostel and others across he country have taken in young eople hitchhiking across the ountry. Only in Hab'fax did the Salva- on Army report "normal sum- ler traffic." Major George eron said most men are look- g for Jobs and stay about a eek before moving on. Benson To Hold Discussions With Provincial Treasurers By JAMES NELSON OTTAWA (CP) -Financi Minister Edgar Benson mil dis cuss national and regional eco nomic trends with provincia treasurers at a two-day meetini here in September, a financi department source said here. The meeting vail be held Scpl 10 and 17, before Mr. Benson flies to Brussels and Copen liagen for important interna tional conferences at which Can ada's floating dollar is expectee to the fore, by Herb Gray minister without portfolio who las special responsibility for business finance in Mr. Ben- son's department. The finance department source said the meeting with provincial treasurers will re- riew the economic situation in general and look .at regional economic problems. It will be he third of a new series of juarterly federal-provincial .alks for finance ministers. The irst was held in Quebec in Feb- ruary, the second in Winnipeg n June. VILL DISCUSS PLANS Mr. Benson's proposals for weeping revision of the Income ax Act also will be discussed gain by the provincial minis- ers. But it is not expected the ederal government will be able give the provinces any learer picture of its ultimate !ans in this regard. The government is awaiting eports from the Commons and enate finance committees be- fore making firm decisions about tax law revision. The Fund. Group of Ten representatives earlier this ports will not be ready postponed discussion of flexible international ex- The Commonwealth rates, subject to. tho ministers usually meet a meeting. days in advance of the Copenhagen, Mr. Benson meeting of the Louis Rasminsky, governor Monetary Fund and world bank, which this year is being held the Bank of Canada and Canada's permanent representative the IMF, are expected to be A Commonwealth prime pressure from other coun- isters conference has for floating the Canadian planned for next January, on international exchange last June 1. An official said Canada IMF rules, all coun- the United Kingdom will 'are supposed to keep their bilateral talks .in September within one per cent Britain's negotiations with, a pegged exchange European in Canada's case, was In Brussels, Wr. Benson cents in U.S. dollar terms. attend a meeting of the end of May. ministers, of the Group of has promised to re- the 10 'countries forming an to a pegged rate eventu- formal executive action though no time limit for mittee within the move has been set. Woman, 80, Sues Over Marriage ROME (Reuters) An and Olga, still legally mar- year-old woman is suing to Giuseppe, lost her first Vatican over a marriage pension. went church turned down The unprecedented claim for damages arises from a wedding in the loss of her pension. between Olga Ruggeri she is suing the Holy Giuseppe Caruso, under Italian law, claim- in church but at the the church overstepped its request not registered by notifying civil of- the civil authority a which allowed her to action provoked a state- the pension of her late from the Vatican Mon- husband, an army denying it was concerned The marriage, the case which, it said, was lasted but a few years matter for the Rome vicaf- Giuseppe married another At Oiga's request the church declared his HARVEST marriage void. But at is harvested some- same time it gave notice of thft events fn thp rivil in the world every month nf flip vpar. Special! 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