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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, June 19, 1974 Montana floods worsen KILLINGS. Mont (AF) A potential flood situation in southern Montana worsened Tuesday as the Yellowstone River rose a foot above flood stage here and at Livingston. No Billings homes were evacuated, but Livingston authorities declared a state of emergency The national weather ser- vice predicted the water would continue to rise over- night, but no crest has yet been forecast A heavy snow- pack and unseasonably hot weather combined to cause the rapid rise in the river level, and recent thunder- storms have aggravated the situation N A T P (ALLIANCE OF TORTURE AND OPPRESSION Truck operators protest low wages NA TO protests Greek demonstrators met NATO foreign ministers arriving on Parliament Hill Tuesday for opening ceremonies of a two-day conference. Signs carried by the demonstrators in Ottawa claimed the Greek foreign minister Spyndon Tetenes represented no one. Union recognition key issue EDMONTON (CP) A bat- tle tor union recognition has become the core of a week- long dispute between truck operators and their employers in the Edmonton area. About 390 independent construction truck operators withdrew services last week to protest low wages and are now striking for the right to collective bargaining A dozen members of Local 362 of the General Teamsters Union, now representing about 500 independent truck operators, reached an im- passe this week when they met with a 25-man committee representing their employers. The union has asked the companies to sign a letter of understanding which obligates them to hire only truckers who belong to the teamster's local Employers irom the two largest contractors, the Alberta Roadbuilders Association and the Alberta Ready-Mixed Concrete Association, said they refuse to recognize the Teamsters as sole bargaining agent for the truckers. "This really negates free management spokesman Ron McFarland said in an interview. "It means that those truckers who are not members of the teamsters would be forced into joining the union or they wouldn't be able to work." "There are a lot of in- dividual truckers not wanting to join the union I can't say there's been intimidation or coercion. "Let's just say the pressures have been put to bear on the independent truckers." Mr. McFarland said most of the firms do not object to wage increases but they can- not agree to a blanket rate because of the variance in dilferent jobs. Union spokesman Larry Martin agreed that a wage increase would not be difficult to get but the teamsters union must first be recognized. The Teamster's local cannot be certified under the Labor Act with the Alberta Board of Industrial Relations because the truckers are considered to be independent businessmen "They (management) sit in their big business organizations while the truckers are bound the rest of their lives to get on their knees and plead for recogni- tion from their Mr. Martin said. "Collective begging they'll accept; collective bargaining they won't he added. The truckers are seeking an increase to 7.5-and 8.5-cents a ton mile from 4.2-and 8.2- cents and an hourly-rate increase to and from the current to Tim Spasic, a dump truck owner, said operating cost increases justify wage demands. Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MulticocaL Lens (MULTILUX) EATON'S Notions Shop for great v Stationery urday at Eaton's! Five-piece bowl cover plastic with elasticized edges. Five graduated sizes. Set 990 Nylon mesh shopping parcels and groceries Approx. Navy blue, brown, biack Each 990 Oven quilted cotton with heat resistant palm Printed in various col- ors Pair 990 Rain chiffon over plastic m black, beige or white Great for pocket or purse Each 990 Shower printed, plastic cap. Cotton terry cloth lin- ing Bouffant style. Each 990 Ball novelty item that's colorful and decorative. Bran- ches with colorful balls. Black base Each 990 Three-piece cosmetic cosmetic set includes: cosmetic bag, coin purse, spec- tacle case. Assorted colors. Set 990 Shoe shine brush- Sturdy wooden shoe brush Always good to keep an extra one handy. Each 990 Lint roller and refill- Purse size with adhe- sive edge attracts lint, hair, etc. Each 990 Three suit bag- Vinyl with zipper ing. About 40" Each -Clear open- long. 990 Salt and pepper shak- handy for the cottage. Bird or owl shape. Pair 990 Wind boo wind chimes in owl, ship, rabbit shapes. 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Will fit standard 54" board Set 990 f.'oliors Lot.er Floor Look for Additional Notions "Not Advertised Specials" Throughout The Department, Lower Floor Values In Stationery, Lower Floor Typing quality typing paper in 8Vx11" size 200 sheets per package. Pkg.....990 All-occasion cards- Selection of 18 cards includes wedding, sympathy and get well. Box 990 Cellulose three roils of tape at one low price! V-wide, length Pkg. 990 Note bound, in pocket or purse size 4 tor 990 Pastel age of 24 crayons for artwork or )ust dood- !mg Assorted colors. Pkg 990 book rack Store your favorite books on this sturdy wooden book rack With ma- hoqany finish Each 990 Five-year to hold all your secrets for five years W.Jh Jock and key Each 990 Telephone address your friends' addresses and numbers in this handy book. Each 990 Jumbo photo Holds 60 Instamatic- size photos. Keeps your pictures safe and secure Each 990 Jumbo recipe album- Start organizing your kitchen' Album is de- signed to hold your favorite recipes Each 990 to cube- Photo six Instamatic-size photos Tough, long- lasting plastic con- struction Each 990 Wide-point markers- Wide felt points for marking, coloring. Package ol eight, as- sorted colors Pkg 990 Pocket lor shopping trips' Adds and subtracts Totals up to 19 99 Sturdy plastic Each 990 Water color For artists of all ages Package of eight mark- ers in assorted colors Pkg 990 Playing deck of plastic-coaled cards with assorted geometric designs Each 090 Bingo your own bingo game' Sturdy elastic chips in handy tub 200 per tub Each 990 Check Extra Dollar Values in the Notions and Stationery Departments, Lower Floor During The Sale! Shop Eaton's Thursday and Friday From to 9 For Exciting Notion and Stationery Savings. Use Your Eaton Account... Credit Terms Available. Eaton Buy Line 328-8811 Shopping by phone7 Plan your needs and avoid small orders' Lalons stores apply a "small order handling charge ol 506 on each telephony order wilh a merchandise value under 5 00 We sug- you scnedule your ordering so lhal ihe lotei value on each order greater }han 5 00 ;