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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHSRIDGE KfRAlD Morth 1971 Unemployment payments said 110 cost to taxpayer Unemployment payments for collected during Hie peak em I regularly unemplojed workers ployment time of the war soon have never cost the Canadian H George director of pollunemployment tical education for the Cana dian Labor TT77 Speaking to the Lelhbridgei W IlltC and District Labor Councils education institute Home said the money for unemployment insurance was raised initially from 1941 on a basis of 50 cents from the 50 cents from the em rent when the war was insurance Diane sfenoreservattons clerk with the among other two sets of licence plates with three plates each instead of It would appear the inmates of Fort Saskatchewan who make the are having their fun this year in a different Problems are reported throughout the province this the first time an overseer has been appointed to see that there are no Problems pop up on licence front By JI5I MAYBIE Herald Staff Writer The inmates at Fort Sas katchewan who make Al berta licence are likely having a good chuckle now while licence plate issuers are getting somewhat There is an overseer at the year for the first supposedly to make sure that everything runs Maybe the inmates resent this overseer or are just trying to see how much they can get by his In any event there are li cence plate problems through out the province this Ive never seen anything like this says John of the local branch of the Alberta Motor Theres been quite a mixup in plates this he In the first of sales the AMA has received two sets of plates with identical numbers two sets containing three plates each two sets with just one plate each two sets with JE Medicine Hat letters in stead of JD which designates Lethbridge AMA plates but tile number series of the JE plates were missing for the JD plates and a phone call to Medicine Hat showed they were not missing any and so far the AMA here has been short one Strict control is maintained on all sets and every error must be Boxes in which the plates are placed have been misnum It appears as though the in mates are having their Plate stamping is not done au A manual press is so automation cannot be Several other communities have been experiencing sim ilar So far the AMA hasnt re ceived any of the usual notec which have been enclosed with the plates in the such as Im being held prisoner or I was framed but Rhodes expects they will be showing up The local motor vehicles branch is doing considerably belter than the So theyve only missed one set of plates in a No other JASAL week called for March 2127 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CUNIC Certified Denial Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg 32B4095 Mayor Andy Anderson has proclaimed March 2127 as Ju nior Achievement Week in He said Junior Achievement of Southern Leth is a voluntary organi zation of citizens promoting training and knowledge in our province and coun j Mayor Anderson is asking all citizens to lend their support and cooperation in i making the week ployer and 20 cents plus ad ministration costs from govern Since the employ ers and employees have paid in about S5 billion and there has been about billion paid he The governments total paid in has amounted to about SI billion and from this sea sonal unemployment benefits have amounted to about bil The only outofpociet money from the taxpayers has been for administration of the He said about million Dog licence clampdoum Lethbridge Glenn said Friday he will be out look ing for unhcenced Anderson said dog li cences for this year came due The licences are avail able at the police The charge for a male or spayed female d o g the charge for an unspayed female is Dogs found without licences or running at large will be taken to the city pound in the riverbottom The owners of the animals will be sent penalty No warning tickets will be said Dogs with no identification must be kept at the pound for 72 hours before they may be sold or disposed designed to confuse The minister of labors white paper on unemployment bene fits Thursday was termed something designed to confuse people involved with unemploy George Home director of po litical education for the Cana dian Labor address ing an education institute in the Lethbridge Labor said it must have been pre pared by the best public rela tions people in According to the it solves all the Just try to use the solutions men tioned and they just dont he Home pointed out some of the changes in the unem ployment benefits if the white paper is put into An additional Cana dians will be covered by unem ployment including provincial and munici pal hospi tal profession al athletes and members of the armed He said this will bring the total work force paying into the unemployment fund to minimum wage to be The earned before deduction for the fund will be increased to S25 per week from with the maximum amount collected in creasing to per week from The employer will have to pav his There will no longer bv any seasonal previously paid by Sick pay will be increased to 15 weeks after the two week waiting period and women em ployees will be allowed nine weeks sick pay and six weeks sick pay after any child This is when the gov ernment said it would pay for seasonal unemployment bene Home said the accusa tions by Prime Minister Tru deau that labor is greedy are not If this were we shouldnt worry about social We would negotiate and make the employer When you take labor away from the collective bargaining process and put issues in the hands of the legislative assem the worker has to This is what happened with the health plan and pension Workers said taxation scapegoat Income tax brings the gov ernment about billion dol lars a George po litical education director for the Canadian Labor Congress told a gathering in the Labor Club Speaking to the education in stitute sponsored by the Leth bridge and District Labor Home said it costs1 governments on the three levels about billion to run the Where does the rest of the money come from Home said per cent of the people in Canada earn less than 25 per cent of the in Another 25 per cent of population earns about 25 per cent of the leaving 50 per cent of the incpne in ths hands of only 25 per cent of the The average income in Can ada is about which means an income tax payment of per He said the government doesnt worry about the high pay sector of the country like the doctors and lawyers be cause there arent enough of It is the working class where all the money comes Government is better off to tax the working members amount than to tax class wilh s m all the rich workers They get more money this Peggy Wray prepares for fifth blood donation Girl who had heart surgery helps topple blood quota By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer Peggy a lab techni cian at the Lethbridge Munici pal donated her fifth pint of blood at the March Red Cross blood donors clinic just to help topple the quota of 950 The final day at the clinic Thursday brought in 298 bringing the total to pints for the threeday clinic the best since Five pints may not sound like a lot of donations when five men at the clinic had re ivorking and living equal activities New rhythm of life stressed JUST ARRIVED For Pipe Smokers Another Shipment of Famous Leonard Payne Pipes With every Leonard Payne Pipo you get an English roll up tobacco pouch and a package of your favor ite tobacco with our See the entire selection at your friends and your dealers at Marcels Smoke Shop 740 4lh Phone 3270146 Open from 8 to 9 SEt THE NEW LEONARD PAYNE DRI KULE CLASSIC With its own builtin condenser No moro wet smokes No Inr No Guk with Pay no Canadian Pipes you nevfr PVT pay for ony BUY CANADIAN BUY LEONARD PAYNE By JIM WILSON Herald Education Writer EDMONTON Albertans and all must be come accustomed to a new rhythm of bfe in which learn working and living are thought of as equal This is the general tone of a preliminary report from the Worth Commission on educa tional planning lifelong educa tion task discussed here Thursday at a special seminar attended by 150 Hayden associate in the University Albertas ex tension education department and a task force told the delegates education was important from early child hccd to if organiza tional and social change are going to be our way of if more and more of us are going to have shui Ler working lives and longer leisure ii more of us are going to lue if personal and indi lual growth is toniethmg that doesnt end at the end of our I if participating in i our social political and eco nomic activities LS then we have to look at educa tion as an integral part of our whole he Planning and programming of lifelong education must hap pen at the local he where it can be responsive to the needs of the The aims of education should be to enable individual free human va riety in human Maximum opportunity for everyone to participate in all aspects of life and to work for the common While these must be started in he where the child must be taught how to leam as well as being taught they must also be re tained in the education an adult takes part Adult as it is is really a kind of reme dial exercise trying to make up for deficiencies cf what went on in the person earlier Roberts We should now be looking at how to predispose the child from the beginning of his edu cation to want lo live freely and to go on learning Walter director of the Alberta cultural develop ment and a task force member said the task force was critical of the present edu cation system because it is un realistic He said todays schools are wrong because of the tradi Water resources branch may change departments tional way in which we have viewed students as unappre undisciplined and need ing forceable be cause of ourbecoming subject specialist because we require conformity in and because we expect teach ers to assume a traditional which causes conflict with many He said counselling is des tined to become much more important in schools than it al ready and in the next few years school counsellors will assist everyone in the commu nity with their plans for leisure and job retraining education students taking pro grams must have substantial say in their since education programs must re flect the personal needs of the Lifelong education must start offering regular programs in the creative and performing liberal human and family life com munity public af fairs education and vocational Kaasa Education must also start utilizing all types of media re particularly such as the open university system in which television pro correspondence lessons and annual sum mer schools and fulltime uni versity faculty provide educa tion to the most remote part of the Task force member Allen des director of adult edu cation in the Calgary public school suggested sub stantial changes must be made in attitudes towards education and education He said many changes rec ommended by the task force would not cost more since they would be reaEoca tion of the foundation grants program under which all Alberta grade 1 to 12 edu cation is financed must be he so it will al low adults to return to school without having to assume much 1 of the cost At present foundation grants are providied only for students under 21 years of des Champs said this age restric tion should be removed and more money made Private business should also assure more cf the cost of con tinuing he in terms of actual money and also in terms of allowing regular paid educational leave for all providing qualified counselling and preparing em ployees for their ceived 50donation but when the fifth pint was don ated seven years after open heart it takes on a new In doctors at the Ed monton University Hospi tal scheduled an operation for Peggy to correct a heart defect caused at birth when the wall between the left and right auricle of the heart failed to The operation was success The doctors installed an clastic membrane between the upper chambers of her heart to make the pumpinig action of file heart With the knowledge that a large quantity of blood would IK needed in the operation the Edmonton Red Cross asked its Lethbridge branch to get about 30 pints of blood to extend the general supply of blood in the A special clinic was set up in Lethbridge and Peggys family and friends turned out to give more blood than request When Peggy entered hospi the blood from Lethbridge was already in the supply jtnk of Red When the heart lung machine was 1820 pints of blood was taken from the supply to fill the machine which took the place of Peggys heart while the doc tors performed the Peggy said she never thought much about giving blood until one day her school class was leaving to donate to the Bloody Cup in 1 was old enough then so I I never even thought about asking a she Since she has learned the doctor who performed heart surgery for her was pleased she was donating Her reason for donating7 At work in the I realize the shortage of blood supplies and the importance ol bleed to Also there is a feeling of thankfulness on my part that there is an organization like Red Cross to collect blood free for all Its just ter DISASTER RELIEF Between I and June the Canadian Red Cross had donated to areas struck by such disasters as droughts and floods The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in LETHBRIDGE The water resources branch nf the department of agricul ture will be transferred to the ricpaitment of the emir onnient if third and final read ing is approved by I he Alberta legislature in session at the present Reg director of wa ter resources for Hie vould ccntmue as director and transfer to the new de part men Humors have had it that Bailey was leaving Ihe Alber ta eminent and pome o work for the environment dt being establish ed bv Ihe federal sOiernmont under I ho present Fisheries Minister Jack Davis The Allwrta environment bill has now had two readings by 1 the legislature and it is ed that it will Iw passed with 1 if any problems and Ix in force by April I Cadet news i Members of 2296 Army Cadet Corps will parade Tiies day in the armory at Kcnycm Field according to training orders fo commanding offi cer Fallin Lime will be Transportation is laid on RCSCC Chinook Corps 50 will have rifle practice at the i nfle range Saturday at 10 o a m Commanding offi cer U snid there will be no uork part at the ship Sat NOTICE The Public in invited to meet with the City Council to discuss matters pertaining to Civic Any person interested in making statements to or asking questions of Council may ap pear at a Public Meeting to be held in the Council Chamber on March 8th at John Geria City Clerk 1st Were celebrating our Drop in and help us celebrate try our many delicious and tempting Dont miss out on our specials Cooked Ham Eesl in Regular Dry Batteries Tronistor or Sizes C and 35c each SPECIAL for 49 Coca Canada Pepsi PLUS DEPOSIT 77V 1001 bottles Herring Filiefs 45c 6 bottles PLUS DEPOSIT 3for99C OPEN From 10 to 12 MONDAY thru SATURDAY FINE FOODS DELICATESSEN FINE FOODS FROM AROUND THE WORLD Next Door to the New Self Serve Liquor Store ;