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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WATCHING AND WAITING - An Israeli soldier, top left, peers through binoe-ulars to watch Egyptian activity in vicinity of the El Firdan. Bridge on the Suez Canal. An Egyptian soldier stands a lonely vigil from a sandbag position atop a tower near the bridge. Lower left are sections of a pontoon bridge waiting to be used. Pension plan for farmers in Europe INSURANCE  LIABILITY  BONDS  AUTO * FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABLISHED 1911 lower Fleer 517 4th Ave. Phone 327-1541 S. : BRUSSELS (Reuter)-European Common Market farm ministers agreed here on price increases and measures to reform European agriculture - after 45 hours of wrangling, a bloody riot by farmers and a final all-night session. The exhausted ministers, meeting since Monday, reached agreement after a deep conflict between West Germany and Italy had repeatedly threatened to make the talks collapse. HARDUTE LENSES For everyone who wears glasses AwSabfo bt ALL prescriptions. These e Shatterproof and backed by a $5,000.00 warranty against eye injury. � Hetf the weight of wtfnsjy glasses, e Available in a variety of styles, shapes, and tints, e Protective lenses are law in some countries-sdvissble everywhere. Specializing in the fitting of Eys Prescription Sunglasses  Children's Frames Magnifiers  Repairs  Reasonable Prices Doctor's prescriptions OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. . JOB 7th ST S IETHBRIDGI Phone 327 3609 TOwy were under pressure to come up with positive decisions because of an April 1 deadline when the new farm season begins, and also because of the tension generated by Tuesday's demonstration by more than 80,000 farmers here. PENSIONS FOR FARMERS The four main projects in the new program are: -Pensions for farmers between the ages of 55 and 65 who are willing to quit their farms and give them over to modernization or reforestation, The amount of these pensions would be $600 a year, and they could be supplemented by lump-sum compensation from national governments. -Scholarships for farmers' children who want training for other occupations. -^Ald for creating Market-wide producer groups whfcb would concentrate and standardize Common Market production methods. -Provision of low - interest loans for farmers wanting to improve and enlarge their farms after snowing they are capable of being efficient units, Pilot ejects at Cold Lake COLD LAKE (CP) - An exchange pilot from the United States Air Force Buffered only minor injuries when he ejected from a CF 104 jet fighter, 175 miles northeast of Edmonton. Captain Allan Hefton of Hebron, Ohio, abandoned the aircraft over a gunnery range used by 417 Squadron Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake. CITY OF LETHBRIDGE NOTICE Planting of trees, hedges or shrubs and erection of fences, walks or other sight obstructions within 25 feet of street intersections is now prohibited by By-Law No. 2897. Obstructions higher than 3' or lower than 5', as measured from the elevation of the centre of the intersections are now prohibited Inside the 25 foot sight triangle (See Plan View and Side View). PROPERTY LINE- SIGHT LINE* CURB OR EDGE OF ROAD -r -CURB OR EDGE OF ROAO �25' PLAN VIEW TREE /-HEDGE. FENCE jt^.�.OR OTHER SIGHT OBSTRUCTION CENTER OF STREET INTERSECTION K. SIGHT LINE SIDE VIEW The City of lethbridge will begin enforcing this By-law immediately and owners of corner lots should check proposed or existing landscaping to ensure compliance with the By-Law as illustrated in the sketches. ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT No armed forces union OTTAWA (CP) - A majority of servicemen who responded to a questionnaire survey conducted by Conservative MP Michael Forrestall believe the principle of labor-management negotiation is applicable to the armed forces. However, fewer than half favor organization of the armed forces along union lines, and most believe any negotiating procedure should be established within the forces themselves rather than through an outside agency. A whopping majority-87.1 per cent-do not believe forces should have the right to strike. Mr. Forrestall, member for Dartmouth-Halifax East and Conservative defence critic, released the results of a sur-servicemen in his riding who replied to a mailed questionnaire. The survey, part of a wJder �ampling carried out by Conservative MPs representing several different c o n s t i t u-endes, grew out of an earlier move by the Public Service Affiance of Canada to have bargaining rights extended to the armed forces. NO POLICY YET The government has not yet announced an official policy on the matter, but Defence Minister Donald Macdonald has suggested be disapproves the idea of a unionized defence force. The questionn aire results announced were described as a "preliminary analysis" of findings obtained in the wider sampling. One question was: Do you believe that the principle of negotiation between labor and management Industrial office at Toronto EDMONTON (CP) - Alberta will open an industrial development office in Toronto this fall, Ray Ratzlaff, minister of industry and tourism, told a legislature committee. Replying to Don Getty (PC- Strathcona West), Mr. Ratdaff said the province closed its office in Montreal last year because "we were not getting a proper return for the investment." He said the Montreal office had attracted only two prospects in its last 10 months of operation. VISIT FIGURES In 1969, 245,000 visitors came to India. is applicable to the armed forces? Of 1,088 servicemen, 640 or 58.8 per cent replied yes and 377 or 34.7 per cent replied no. Fifty-five were undecided and 16 made no response. Opposition was much stronger among commissioned personnel than among the non-commissioned. CITES FOUR ISSUES A majority wished 'some form of negotiation on all four Issues cited in the questionnaire: Pay and allowances, promotional procedures, retirement and pension conditions, and grievance procedures. Another question was: Do you believe the armed forces could be organized on union lines and carry out their duties with effectiveness during time of peace? Of the 1,068 tabulated, 516 or 47.4 per cent said yes and 505 or 46.4 per cent no. But a majority-50.2 per cent-opposed actual organization along union lines. Only 93 favored giving the forces the right to strike and 948 were opposed. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bide?. 326-4093 Saturday, March IT, 1971 - THI LtTHMIDOl KRAlD - ff Glass found in cereal OTTAWA (CP) - Canada does not import a hot wheat cereal made by Pillsbury Co. in the U.S. which has been found to have glass particles in some boxes, says spokesman for the federal food and drug directorate. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Americans earlier that some boxes of Farina enriched quick-cook-ing hot wheat cereal contained particles of glass and should not be used. Pillsbury agreed to recall the product from U.S. grocery shelves. HIGH PRODUCTION Many Holstoin cattle hare produced 40 quarts of milk in YOUR OPPORTUNITY IS HfRI SOCIAL WORKERS Performs interesting and varied case work duties in the Lethbridge Regional Office, Department of Social Development. Qualifications: Requires a degree in the social sciences, however, consideration will be given to candidates possessing related experience in lieu of a degree. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and in possession of a car. Salary: $493 to $683 per month, dependent on qualifications, and currently under review. Competition No.: 8111-C-2 Closing Date: April 7th, 1971. Information and application forms from: Government of Alberta, Personnel Administration Ofifce, Room 1101, John J. Bowlen Building, 620 7th Avenue S.W., Calgary 2, Alberta. 65 or over? \fou may now qualify for the increased Guaranteed Income Supplement to your Old Age Security Pension. Apply now! If you received a supplement in 1970... you may qualify for increased payments after April 1st, 1971. At that time, the maximum combined Old Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement will be raised to $135.00 a month for a single person or a married person whose husband or wife is not a pensioner, and to $255.00 a month for a married couple who are both pensioners ($127.50 each). If you did not receive a supplement In 1970... you may now qualify for one as of April 1 st 1971, because the amount of income you are allowed has been adjusted upwards. Nearly 300,000 more Canadians will benefit from this change. The new maximum Old Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement will be $135.00 a month for a single person and $255.00 a month for a married couple who are both pensioners ($127.50 each). You have already received an Information booklet and an application form for the supplement. If you think you are eligible, and have not already completed and mailed the application form, you should do so now. The increased Guaranteed Income Supplement is not sent to you Your regional Old Age Security office Is: automatically. You must apply for it each year. For further information or assistance in determining whether you are eligible for an increased supplement, write the regional Old Age Security office at the address shown below: 646 Federal Building, 107th St. Edmonton, Alberta Phone (403) 424-0251 ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELFARE THE HONOURABLE JOHN MUNRO, MINISTER GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ;