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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 'HE LEIH8RIDGE HERA1D Tuesday, March 24, 1970 ndians Told Of Necessity To Retain Cultural Heritage PLEADING HER INNOCENCE-Mary Almeida de Ortiz, o native of Equador does not speak English, goes down Jo her knees while pleading she is innocent at a New York City Police sJalion. She vvas arrested and charged firebombing ot Manhattan departmenl stores along with three friends. OTTAWA (CP) It is esscn- al for Indians to retain their ultural heritage, Dr. Aliab pence, head of the cultural de- ?lopment division for the In- lan affairs department, said oday. About 23 Indians liom across Canada are attending the Ihree- ay national Indian cultural ohference, sponsored by the In- ian affairs department ar.d the tale secretary's department. Dr. Spence, a treaty Indian, sked the conference lo advise ie departments of necessary teps to stop the decay of Indian ullure and help rebuild it. "No people can take its pro- place in society ar.d indeed a Ihe world without a strong ense o! pride ia its roots." lie aid. He said that factors affecting he development of Indian cu! UTD included Ihe cultural diver ly among Canadian Indian rcups. There were 10 major nguistic families and more lan 50 dialects. Indians in urban areas had to ollow the contemporary way of life, especially in professional ork, while otliers in compara- ively isolated areas could fol- pw, to some extent, Ihe tradi- lonal Indian way of life. Per- laps these Indians found it eas- er to maintain their culture, he aid. The government had started a Beet Growers A Per Acre COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo (AP) Robert fi. Owen, presi dent of Great Western Suga Co., said tcday growers of crage quality sugar beel should receive to ton this year in the company' territory1, 'With average yields bcoLs, the average grcss relur should be in the neighborhoo of per Owen sail Great Western has contract each year with 9.000 beet grow ers in Colorado, Kansas Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana Oh'o and Michigan. cultural affairs program in 1965 dcsifii'.cd to preserve and pro- mote Indian culture. Since then more than liad been given in grants to Indian groups ar.d individuals for the preser vstion ar.d promotion of tradi tioual ar.d contemporary Indian culture. "It is our feeling that this present policy can lielp to de .1 greater self-cpnfidenc j a sense of pride in India I origin and Dr. Spenc I said. N.Y. Priulers Vole To Slrike NEW YORK (AP) -Inlerna- ional Typographical Union winters and mailers have voted .0 go on strike against New- York City's major newspapers negotiations fail to produce new contracts by March 30. Typographical Local 6 voted 475 to 4 Sunday to strike, while Mailers Ixwal 6 voted 102 to 1 for the walkout. The strike authorizations were the first to be given by nine craft unions and the Newspaper Guild of New York, which are engaged in negotiations with the Newspaper Publishers Associa- tion of New York City, Fairchild Publications and the Morning Telegraph. All contracts expire next Mon- day. Association newspapers are the New York Times. The Bail; News, the New York Foil anil the Lor.g Island Daily Press. More than 13.000 union mem- bers arc covered under Ihe cur- rent contracts. A strike in 1963 shut down th city's papers for 114 days. liourd Ruling Favors Union EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta Hoard cf Industrial Rc- .ations has nilcd thai Local 1C, Pulu ard Paper Workers cS Can- ada should continue as bargain- ing agent for workers at local Macinillan. Bloedel plan'.. Several employees st the plant filed an application with the Iward for consent to with- draw certification ct the local, but in a decision handed down Monday, the board disallowed consent. About 75 workers have been on since Oct. 22, 1K9, a1 the plant which produces corrug- ated cartons. Sieve Daikur, Local 1C presi- dent, said in an interview he hopes the decision will lead to negotiations between the C7m- pany and the union. Mahi area of dispute is wages. It Wasn't Kosher G L S G 0 W Fo-ir nurses in a Jewish people's home here were fircci Sunday after an errply can of pork luncheon meat was found in the kitchen dustbin. All crockery find cutlery were destroyed. Pork is forbidden under Jouuh dietary laws. The r.urscs denied bringing the pork into home. Live Like A King On Per Year By J. C. GRAHAM Canadian Press Correspondent AUCKLAND, N.Z. (CP) Could you retire and live lite a king on 55.CW a year? Mayor D. M. Robinson of i Auckland claims you could in I Xcw Zealand. He has been ui'g- ing Ihe government to launch a campaign with this slogan in North America. Plenty of people there, he says, get in superannua- tion, but it is not enough for an adequate standard of living. ''We should put up posters saying: Live like a king on Spcnd-your retirement in New Zealand Slogan Pressed Xcw Zealand, the most beautiful country in the world! "ff we could attract re- tired people a year with income this would mean what have income tax returns got to do with the Canada Pension Plan? froih ynur payments to CPP and the benefits you may receive are hnsed en yo'.ir income. No record of i-corre, no kn-? for hcrcnis. Usability pension; for the lime in Make sure >ci' ate (o'.trui nuking the and helping us them. CPP points In watch r.t incmr.e tax time: 1, pcopbearning over a contribute In Cl'l'. calculated on earnings reported on inrorr.c rtUirns. So to eligible fnr Vc sure to Jj'.s; an income tax relutn. need help? Wfy 8 'V 2. Knipjoyeej have contributions deducted by employers. Be sure your earnings and CPF1 con- Iributions arc concctly reported on tho T4 slip you from ihc tinplovcr. Match your Social Insurance Number with >our Advise your at once if (here are any errors. 3. Make sure your ivfurn is properly completed and contains all Ihe nccewary information. If you didn't ran enrniyh lo pay into CPP (SfiOO) but deductions vcie m.itle, file an income tax return nncl jour tltPABTMEUT OK IfiTIONit BLVEfi'JE 7hs Hon. Ct'.i, M use our guide, (or our guys) in Hie fust year. five ycsrs might bo earning up to in overseas exchange." Mayor Kobinson has put the ilca up lo the government and met a lukewarm response, but continues to advocate the proposition. Whether you can live like a king on in New Zealand depends on what you want out of life. Both incomes and cost of liv- ing arc generally lower in New Zealand than in Canada. But some items are more expensive. LIST COMPARISONS Here is a sample list in Cana- dian currency, taking about the middle range of prices in Auck- land, the largest city: Butler 34 cents a pound. Stenk 72 cents a pound. .Milk five cents a pint. Bread 15 cents a 28-ounce loaf. lemons, apples, tomatoes- most people grow their own. Men's suit Women's shoes Si3. Three-bedroom house in good suburb from about New Ford Cortina car Black and white TV set i Cinema admission 75 cents. Men's haircut 60 cents. Cigarettes 40 cents a pack of 20. An important factor in living standards is the cradle-to-gravo social security scheme which covers a proportion of doctors' fees, school dental costs, ma- ternity and publie hospital fees, pharmaceutical payments and similar health items. i ALL CAN T1ENT.F1T Such benefits are available lo all people after establishing reg- ular residence in New Zealand. The same applies to the child benefit of Canadian a week for every child regardless of the parents' income. But such benefits as universal superannuation for all irrespec- tive of income at Co, at Canadian a week, and similar grants for widows, orphans, in- valids find unemployed, nor- mally raiuire lenglhy qualifying residence. A major attraction is the ccju- sh'.c climate. The average tem- perature range in Auckland in January (summer) is ffl to 73 degrees fahrcnhcit. Tn July (winlcr) the average range is 40 lo 57 degrees. Tr.crc are on the average hours of bright sunshine annually, and rainfall of aboul inches. TMC climate makes air condi- tioning and central heating largely unnecessary. The aver- age family gets by with electric or gas heaters in winter. An attraction is Ihe slate edu- cation system. The lop stala secondary schools enjoy higher academic records lhan any pri- vate schools. A further attraction lies in the vast range of sports within the reach c! all. Golf, yachting, ten- nis, skiing, Ininling, fishing are prop'c's sports in N'cw Zealand, nut tic privilege of tha few. 2 in 1 Easter Gift Includes 4-oz. Easter candy plus 2 Badminton rackets and a birdie. 1.67 Easter Baskets Chuck full of Easier figL-rines, choco- lale eggs and cancly. A real treat. 1.96 Sitting Hen 9 ounces ol hollow milk chocolate. 1.98 Marshmallo w Eggs ounces of soft chewy marshmel- law eggs in a window display box. 3 .33 Easter Eggs Solid chocolate Easter eggs in a handy reusable netled Standing Rabbit IQ-oz. delicious milk choclate. A real treat for any youngster. 1.57 Beano Easter Eggs Large hollow milk chocolate egg filled wilh litlle beanos. .69 How Much Do I Weigh? SEE THE GIANT CHOCOLATE EASTER EGG Mark your guess Entry blanks aio available at every checkout counter. YOU moy ONE to win a Gift Certificate and present Ihe Egg on behalf of Woolco la Ihe Dorothy Gcacfer School for Retarded Children. WINNER Will BE ANNOUNCED P.M. SATURDAY, MARCH 28TH Presentation to the school will bo moda the same day at p.m. Moirs Chocolates Beautiful wrapped boxed Easier Chccolales complemented a cor- sage of flowers, 2.96 The "Daddy Long Legs" Rabbit Approximately 18" in height. Has long arms and legs that con bs bent in almost any position. Egg Color Kit Includes 9 new cold water fizz tablets plus egg cut-outs and olhcr necessary decoraling equipment. .53 Easter Plush Rabbits Cuddly 10'' silling in pasteT shades. 2.86 Name Writing Eggs Gel your personalized name wrilten egg. We will your name on Easter eggs at no extra charge. 2 SHOP WOOICO FOR All YOUR BUNNY BARGAINS Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. lo 1 1 Thursday and Friday 9 o.m. lo 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive ;