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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Railway men plan mass rallies OTTAWA (CP) Canadian railway employees plan mass rallies in Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto in early June to protest current pensions on Ihe Cana- dian Pacific and Canadian Na- lional Railways. Jack Pickelt of Edmonton, vice-president of the Alterta branch o[ the Railway Employ- ees Pension Association, said today that Ihe railway men will hold rallies in Toronto June 3, Montreal June 4 and Ottawa June 5. This decision, reached al a meeting of the pension associa- tion here, is Uie latest move in the efforts by railwaymen to get railway pensions linked to the formula used in the federal pub- lic service. Public servants get what is called a two-per-cent pension which means that after 35 years their pensions amount to 70 per cent of their salary over their best five or sue years. Canadian National employees receive a 1.4-per-cent pension. HECEIVE LESS Mr. a CNR brake- man, said CP Rail employees get slightly less than CNA work- ers though they also contribute less money. Mr. Pickett said he presented a brief on pensions representing more than rcrway em- ployees on both railways to Prime Minister Trudeau when the prime minister visited Ed- monton last week, The Ottawa branch of the pen- sion association has also sent telegrams to Manpower Minis- ter Bryce Mackasey and Trans- port Minister Don Jamicson urging support for a better pen- sion deal for Canadian railway- men. As well as representing CNR employees and CP Rail workers, the association speaks for retired rail- waymen, Mr. Pickett said. DECRY MERCY KILLING DOUGLAS, Isle of Man (AP) Britain's senior citizens have condemned the idea of mercy killings for old people who want to end their lives. The National Federation of Old Age Pensioner Associations, meet- ing here for an annual confer- ence, voted unanimously against voluntary euthanasia. ACTING FBI CHIEF L. Patrick Gray III, already act- ing as the assistant attorney- general, has been named by President Nixon to also act as director of the Federal Bu- reau of Investigation. The choice of a permanent re- placement for J. Edgar Hoover al Ihe FBI will be held in abeyance until after the U.S. general election. Re-APPOINTED TO CBC OTTAWA (CP) -Three members of the CBC board o directors have been re-ap- pointed for new f i v e-year terms. The three are Jean Claude Delorme of Montrea president of the Canadian Over seas Telecommunication Corp., Michael Lypka. a Ham ilton lawyer, and James S Hinds, a Sudbury, Ont, lawyer SWEETHEART ROSES .50 CASH AND CARRY MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP MARQUIS HOTEL BLDG. Phone 327-1515 Copper probe in Arizona TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Four major copper-mining companies arc engaged in exploratory work in Saftord, Ariz., for the eventual development of more than one billion tons of copper ore valued at hillion, the Tucson Dally Citizen says The Citizen says I he discovery of the gigantic ore body could make (his southeastern Arizona town one of the Western Hemi- sphere's largest mining areas. The four companies arc Phelps Dodge Corp., Kennecotl Copper Co., American Metal Climax Inc. and Essex Interna- tional Inc. SI3EMS S3 MILLION MONTREAL (UP) Hcv. Robert Hiendeau, of Montreal, secretary general of Caritas Internalional, says the Roman Catholic Churcli is selling up a 530-million aid p r o g r a m for Bangladesh, primarily to house families affected by the recent civil war. Friday, May S, 197J THE IfTHBRlDGE HERA1D 17 weal ill Universities parley sel PETERBOROUGH, Ont. (CP) The Council o[ (lie Associa- tion of Commonwealth Univcrsi- tles, representing cxec-ulivc heads of Hi Commonwealth uni- versities, begins a series of closed meetings at Trant Uni- versity here Monday. T. H. B. Symons, Trent presi- dent and also chairman of tho council, said meetings will move Tuesday to Ottawa and Friday to Quebec City. Topics to be discussed include public criticism and the univer- sities' response to it as well as Ihe demand for student places and its impact on the growth ami number of universities. Council members attending next week's meetings will como from Australia, Britain, New Zealand, India, Singapore, Uganda, Guyana, Ghana and Canada. WEEK'S MINI-DRAW WINNER MILLIE DIETZ 1201 ELM ST. S.E. MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA A MINI-DRAW EVERY WEEK 'TIL AUG. 25TH GRAND PRIZE SEPT. 16 THE FOLLOWING LUCKY 100 PEOPLE WON CASH PRIZES Ronald W. Hatch, Vicloria, B.C. Wflsrhl, Burnaby.. B.C Bill and Barry Church, Balzac M. Alcad, Calgary Morley Redwood, Calgary Joy Butlers, Vernon, B.C. Robert Roy Barr, Calgary Basil Day, Calgary Jim Davidson Jr Calgary H. E. Wilkison, Calgary Mrs. Mary R. CouMs, Wan. Iris V. Woods, Calgary J. E. Hallcy, Calgary Thomas C. Casbcli, Edmonlon Triclma Mcnlnich, Calqary R. Kench, Dawson Creek, B.C- Jamcs E. Huffman, Calgary Wendell Daury, Perl Moutwi. N.S. Holiday and Angcbrandl, Ottawa Ken Jang, Calgary Norman Scliinwp, Calgary Pauline Robinson, Calgary Lil NeilEon, Vkloria, B C- Darolhy Wood, Vancouver, B.C. Cfsii? M. AIJchL.ichlan, Victoria Nancy Colby, B.C. Jiick Cunningham, Edmonloi Gori-Jcn MacOonnld, Mnrwayne Olive Groves, Hugrienrten Nicholas WispinEki, Edmonlon Wm. E. Tnomlinson, New Denver, BC. Mrs. ShMdcn MacMillan, Claresliolm Daniel B. Frasi, Morrison, >n'fon Calgary R. A Hayes, Cnlnory C. H. Dnck, Cnlciary Arthur Lum-Knm, Sherwood Park Carol Ann Thome, Calgary Kalhlcen Walo, B.C. (-.His Price, Corner I Knn Mope, B.C. Clivp Bush, Calfjflry Glen McKay, Victoria, B.C. Slpji A. Lsrson, Great Falls, Mont, Marion artd John Siajduhar, Prince George, D.C. Mrs. G. M. Lees, Sorrento, B.C. Oskanna Pilfel, Edmonlon Allan Deritsen, Sask. L. Creod, Mission City, B.C. P. J. Hariri, Calgary Vladimir Cherniawsky, Coaldale Carol McCrady, Calgary Frank C. Hall, Camrose Elsie McNrighl. InmUail Viola Braylcy, Calgary Geri Dewart, Forl Saskatchewan Lonlta McCoy. Washinqton, U.S.A. Carl, Jotinson, Hdmcnlon Daralny DycK, Mankola, Sask. Mrs. Stella Chrl.iily, Calgary J. B. Peilllicr, Penlicion, B.C. Joyce Patton, Calgary Behm, Calqary Joyce Broughton, Cn 'gary S. Pallinson, Calgary" Draper, Bcn.iccord Dorcen McLcllai, Edmonton Olio Llckt-r, Torcnlo Miss C. Tien, Calgary Mr Norman Lecluc Mrs. N. E. Dourer, Victoria, B C. Arnald Wiosl, Consort Mr. Rosi Sinclair, Abljotslord, B.C. Peter Coli5, Edmonton Henry Meyer, Madison, Sask. Morinck, Edmonton DflVi? Dionpe .Thompson, tfian- iWacDonald- Sussex. B.C. -..ifllian, S Magolte, Ciilqary W Chikinda, Calgnry Mri Marcjarcl V. M. Sutherland, Criigary Roxy Glenisfer, Ratlins" Bill Rlfchie and Barbara McFcrfonc, Calgary W. H, Kolly, Caltjary Nin.i M. .icnninns, Elnora B. i Nelson. Dawson Cn WWry Milder, C.ilgary USE THIS HANDY MAIl OROEB COUPON IE IUIE TO citAnv nun DO HOT IM NOM DE PLUHEI VOUK TICKET Wilt IE uiuto TO >Du nour iutlk ADD MIUUTIOII THIMTD CALGARY STAMPEDE FUTURITY SWEEPSTAKE I I P.O. BOX 2900 CALGARY. ALBERTA T2P 2M7 Enclnscri is my C he cirtter. miltlc payable II to the Calgary Suimpcdn F uUiriiy Svwncpsinkc. forward hy return mail............. Cnlgmy IB Siampnrln each. No..................... (RemiHanee ticconirj.iny coupon) IHll fl I R CHAWCIS WINNINCI SIMPSONS-SEARS The most popular and beloved of all gar- den flowers. Roses are given on honored place in gardens oil over Ihe world. Now is your chance lo have beautiful roses in your own yard at a fanlasfic low price. 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