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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Electoral army being assembled OTTAWA An army of electoral workers is being assembled to supervise voting procedures in the general election. Chief Electoral Officer Jean-Marc Hamel says he estimates more than people will be employed to enumerate voters and operate about polling stations. That's an increase of about polling stations for the 264 constituencies since the Oct. election. Between and enumerators will comb the preparing the lists of eligible while another to people will be needed for later revision of the lists. Mr. Hamel said a minimum of 125.000 will be paid by the government to man polling with about on duty at advance polls for voters unable to cast their ballots voting day. Heading the election staff in each riding is a returning offi- cer appointed by the cabinet. He or she chooses staff mem- bers such as an election clerk and other assistants who work practically full time during the campaign. The returning offi- cers choose staff from names submitted by the sitting member for the riding and the candidate who was runner-up in the last election in the constituency. The enumeration lasts only a week and then the revision agents go to work on the adding names omitted erro- deleting any that should not have been on the lists to begin with and dealing with any other complaints about the record of eligible voters. In addition to the advance and regular two to three employees are needed to work on each of the polls serving armed forces personnel and public servants Service personnel away trom their home towns vote at their base and the vote is sent to their regular constituency. Public servants abroad vote at Canadian consulates or missions for candidates in their home ridings. The Uthbridge Herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS He Is the Postmaster-General. What is his HOW DO YOU 71 to 80 pointi Good. 91 to 100 TOP 61 to 70 points Fair. 81 to 90 pointi ExcdtenL 60 or FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION To what extent should the federal government be responsible for compensating flood YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 Portugal's new leaders sent Premier Into exile and announced reforms aimed at end- ing dictorial rule. a-Antonio Salazar b-Luis Echeverria c-Marcello Caetano 2 Yitzhak Rabin is the first in Israeli history to be given the task of forming a gov- ernment. What is a 3 Guenther a close aide to West Ger- man Chancellor Willy was a-kidnapped by Arab terrorists b-named ambassador to Canada c-charged with spying for East Germany 4 The Chinese government has to issue exit permits to Chi- nese wishing to immigrate to Canada under the family reunification program proposed by Prime Minister Trudeau. 5 Which cabinet minister will present the Liberal government's new PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....martial a-small group heading a government b-relating to the mili- tary c-remove from power d-specif led time for personstobeoff streets e-sudden overthrow of a government 2.....junta 3.....depose 4.....coup 5.....curfew PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can correctly match with the clues. 1.....John Vorster a-Spanish painter 2.....Francisco Franco 3.....Antonio de Spinola 4.....John Mitchell 5.....Salvador Dali b-Prime South Africa c-former U.S.'Attor- ney General d-head of Portuguese junta Spain 56-74 Inc. STUDENTS Save This Practice Valuable Reference Material for Exams. ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE Government bills die on paper OTTAWA Twenty- seven government bills will die on the order paper with dissolution of Parliament following Wednesday's non- confidence vote which defeated Prime Minister Trudeau's minority Liberal government. Among them are such major pieces- of proposed legislation as a bill to impose an export tax on crude a bill to establish a national petroleum corporation and a bill to outlaw American professional football in Canada. Another bill that dies is an anti-profiteering bill that would enable the government to freeze or roll back prices and force companies guilty of profiteering either to refund excess profits or turn them over to the government. Others include bills to encourage business competition and protect consumers and to establish a federal business development bank with advisory services for small business. Six bills of particular interest to the West also bill to amend the Bank Act permitting provincial gov- ernments to buy up to 10 per cent of the shares of existing banks and to hold up to 25 per cent of the shares of new banks for the first 10 years of their existence. The changes were promised by the government during the western economic opportunities conference in Calgary last summer. -A bill extending to from the maximum interest-free loans available to western farmers using undelivered grain as collateral. Justice Minister Otto Lang described this bill last week as small but an important in the government's attempt to meet western discontent. A companion bill amending the Agriculture Products Co-operative Marketing Act to extend advance grain payments to all storable grains. bill amending the Feeds Act to extend the definition of what is considered livestock feed. bill to provide for pay- ments on wheat produced and sold for human consumption in Canada. It would legalize the two-price system for already in effect. amendment to the Canadian Wheat Board Act which would delay final payments to farmers until at least Jan. 1 of the year after their crops are harvested as a means of easing their income tax burden. Two bills are of special interest to the North. One would ensure the Yukon and Northwest Territories each one representative in the Senate. The other broadens administrative and other powers of the Northern Canada Power Commission. Other legislation to die in- cludes a bill amending eight statutes to provide more equal status between men and women and a bill to amend the Canada Pension Plan. The pension plan amendments would end sex discrimination in the payment of survivors' benefits and eliminate means tests for claimants aged 65 to 69. In they say CC It's Andalusia for the truest and San Sebastian for the most skillful but for the finest You find it Just about everywhere in Canadian Club. It's nice to know the world can get together about something. Around the when people think of the smoothest they think of Canadian Club. Tlw flimt flm Canadian whkkfn Bwt In Tht In 17 Afghanistan. Algeria. Bahamas. Barbados. Canada. Canary Christmas Island. Costa Dominican FIJI. Finland. France. Iraq. Japan. Morocco. New Guinea. West Poland. Puerto Sierra Leone. Solomon Islands South Africa Spain United Kingdom. United Virgin and Zambia. Earmuffs segregated JOHANNESBURG The South African government's order that workers in noisy jobs must be provided with segregated ear muffs has brought criticism from unions and newspapers. Under new if each worker cannot receive his own ear muff then communal muffs must be sterilized after use and clearly marked for the sole use of coloreds Indians and blacks. Said Arthur secretary of the Trade Union Council of South would object to wearing anyone else's muffs but there is no reason why race should come into the Pretoria's pro-government newspaper Oggendblad said the person who thought up the regulation should be sent overseas to defend the which it described as a blunder. Teaches death course Dr. Wass of University of Florida in cemetery. don't worry Fla. you'll never get out of this world says a poster in Dr. Hannelore Wass's office at the University of Florida. Dr. Wass teaches a non- credit course in dying aimed at helping people to accept it. people think it's ob- scene to talk about but by not the issue doesn't go away. It's a fact of says Dr. Wass. Dr. Wass says she became interested in teaching the called Everyting You Never Wanted to Know About after she realized students were seeking her help when they experienced a death in their family. She says she believes Americans fear death more than any other people and that a lessening of religious faith has added to the fear and avoidance of death. more faith people have the less they fear especially older people who feel they have lived a full the educator says. Polaroid guarantees every picture you take with this camera.If you don t like you can take another one free. Model 420 without Focused Flash 55 00 If you buy one of Polaroid's Focused Flash cameras during this special every picture you take until next year will be guaranteed. It's true. Polaroid guarantees you'll be delight- ed with all the pictures you you'll get free film to take them over again. Here's how it You' 11 receive a coupon when you purchase your camera. 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