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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Children raise their hands in vote for freedom Beaten slave children freed BANGKOK (AP) Fifty-four barefoot and ragged children have been freed from a walled blouse factory where Thai police said they had been forced to work as slave labor. The youngsters said they were beaten, fed only nee and had to sleep on the floor. "I cried every day at the factory; I missed my parents very said 14-year-old Laone Pluenchai, tears running down her hollow cheeks as she told of seven months of 15-hour work days, meagre food and beatings before police raided the factory Wednesday. The owner, Charoen Supatadarat, was arrested along with two woman relatives and held without bail despite attempts by- three persons to bail him out, police said. Authorities charged Charoen with illegal detention of the children and violation of the labor laws. They also began a search for his wife, accused by the children of beating them whenever they asked to be paid for their 6 a.m.-to-9 p.m. workdays, or tried to climb the factory's 10-foot wall. The wife disappeared at the time of the raid. "Each of us got only one small plate of rice a said Laone, who is two years older than the 12- year-old average of her fellow workers. The youngest is nine. "If any girl didn't eat properly the owner would give bar salted rice that she couldn't eat at Laone added. "They gave us two pieces of bread ev- ery 10 days. The Thai public welfare department said it will care for the of whom are suffering from malnutrition and skin try to send them home. But for the time being they are living at the police station and being fed by the police. CAREERS Person required for WAREHOUSE DUTIES and TRUCK DRIVING Excellent benefits, good starting wage. Good future for the right person Apply in person to: Scott National Company 209 4th Street South WANTED! Youthful mature individuals interested in pursuing a career in Calgary in the retail food industry with Canada Safeway Limited. Present salary range per hour. Excellent benefit program. Apply in writing or in person to: PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT CANADA SAFEWAY LIMITED 535 10th Ave. S.W., Calgary T2P 2J4 OPEN PIT SHIFT SUPERVISOR An experienced Shift Supervisor is required for an Open Pit Coal Min- ing operation in the Coleman area Applicants must be familiar with the maintenance and operation of 10 yara front end loaders, 15 yard shovels, large rotary drills and 85 trucks Please phone or write to- Personnel Director Mannix Co. Ltd. P.O. Box 2828 Calgary, Alberta. 403 267 5111 Seeks record SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) British drummer Trevor Mitchell has been pounding away on his drums continuously for 55 minutes out of every hour since June 19, aiming to break his own world record. He was 47 hours away from his 215- hour goal yesterday. HANDLE ABBA BAND Atlantic Records has acquired U.S. and Canadian distribution rights for the Swedish group Abba, who took top honors at the 19th annual Eurovision Song Festival for their recording Waterloo. WELDER "B" Pressure Ticket Alberta T.Q. or Equivalent Required by NORTH WESTERN PULP POWER LTD. HINTON, ALBERTA. Good working conditions and advanced employee benefit plans available. Hinton is a modern growing town, fifteen miles from Jasper Park east boundary, with good housing, schools and hospital. Pulpmill experience .not nescessary. Submit confidential applications to: Industrial Relations Department North Western Pulp Power Ltd. Hinton, Alberta. TOE 1BO CAREER OPPORTUNITY FOR A COMMISSIONED SALESMAN If you enjoy selling furniture and major appliances join a company where you can enjoy earnings of to annually. You'll be eligible for our liberal benefits in- cluding Pension Plan, Health Plan and Life Insur- ance. Apply in person at Zellers County Fair 1710 Mayor Magrath Drive, Lethbridge HOUSEPARENTS required for GROUP HOMES Westfield Centre requires houseparents for a community group home located in Edmonton. Houseparents are required to live in a fully furnished and equipped government-owned home. One parent may be gainfully employed in other full time work. They will provide care for 6 or 7 adolescent boys and girls aged 12 to 16 years. Duties will include basic care and emotional support for the children. Terms by contract. Flense apply in writing to: Mr. A.G. Frauenfeld, Director Westfield Centre 12320 124th Street Edmonton, Alberta Telephone: 454-0411 Liberia HEALTH A SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICE ADVISOR Excellent opportunity for an aggressive person. Must be capable of advising service customers of vehicle repairs, knowledge of, or willing to learn factory warranty procedures and service depart- ment operations. Salary will be commensurate, with experience and qualifications. Apply to J. W. (Micks. Scrvico Mimetr DUNJL 1910 Meier Magrath Drive FORD Phone 32B4M1 Our client, a rapidly growing radio broad- casting business with its head office in Leth- bridge, requires the service of a controller. The successful candidate will be responsible for super- vising the accounting and credit departments, and for the preparation of financial statements and other finance reports as required. He will report to the general manager and be directly in- volved as a part of the management team. Applicants should have several years of ex- perience in the accounting field as well as some formal training in a program such as RIA, CGA, etc. Please submit applications to: Mr.W.R.Lord Rudd, GooM EIHot Chartered LethbiMos, Alberta Applications should state details of past em- ployment and present salary. HAPPY IDEAS FOR June 2t, THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD-21 PRICES EFFECTIVE FBI. and SAT. June 28 and June 29 HIKE THEIR FRIENDLY ATTITUDE WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES CENTRE VILLAGE IGA I MARTENS' IGA 13th St. N. LETHBRIDGE COALDALE FRYING CHICKEN Canada Grade Utility, whole or cut up. Ib. TABLERITE ROUND STEAK Canada Grade A Steer Beef, Ib. TABLERITE MINUTE STEAK Canada Grade A Steer Beef. Ib. 59 1 1 REGAL APPLE STRAWBERRY 24 fl. oz. tin JAM CANNED POP OLD DUTCH POTATO CHIPS Top Valu. 10 fl. oz. tin (plus deposit) All Varieties. 8 oz SUNGOLD ORANGE CRYSTALS oz. pkg. MONARCH PP CAKE MIXES 5 Varieties, 10 oz. pkg. ALOHA SHELLED WALNUTS Pieces, 16 oz. pkg. FRASERVALE STRAWBERRIES Frozen, 15 oz. carton. DONUTS JtilyorLMonfillid.itztfl RED RIPE WATERMELON Ib. GOLDEN RIPE BANANAS CANADA NO. 1 GRAPES 0 49 79 25 1 65 o FRESH FROM OUR IN-STORE BAKERY CENTRE VILLAGE IQA Phone 327-0353 2i79C 99 C i o 59 0 0 0 ;