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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday thursday .40c Friday total of pipe delivered weekly save 359 weekly v 18.20 annually to foul of Cate a dirty phone 327-5511 Lodi. Lxxxii-132 monday May 14, 1990 40 cents services continue up staff Alberta can Cope with an illegal strike by prison guards for at least a month says solicitor general Dick Fowler. But agencies that help welfare clients say they May have to Star turning clients away because of an illegal walkout by social workers that began 13 Days ago. The Mariag cars lasted 30 Days in the last arid the facilities were a Damn site poorer in i960 than they Are now Fowler said. We Don t even have to consider out of the prov Dick Fowler Ince ramp help until 30 a emf and City police officers have been filling in for guards1 who want on stake last thursday to Back demands for and a belter pension. No negotiations arc planned and Fowler said the Union must make the next move. The guards like All provincial government employees have been prohibited from striking since 1977. Guards at the Lethbridge jail remained off the. Job today and i in Lethbridge and the figure is for a social worker 4 classification she said. But there Are few of these. Most of us Are in social worker 2 and said Ferguson current level of social worker 4 is current level for social worker i is and for social worker 3, meanwhile Doug Shepherd of the South regional office of Alberta family and social services said today he s not aware of any difficulties in Public for social services being met. He was asked specifically about social assistance cheques. they re keep ing he said. The numbers of workers on and off the Job today in the Region is about the same As it was Friday said Shepherd. South Region today 52 workers Are off the Job and 67 on. Support staff on the Job total 117. In Lethbridge specifically today staffing is exactly As it was last Friday with 16 off and 17 on Shep Herd said. The entire complement of 25 support staff Are at work today inthe Lethbridge office he said. Wages Are a main stumbling Block for the corrections officers the officers Are seeking 10 per cent a in each of a two year proposed contract for All corrections officers and corrections service workers said Sylvia Price executive assistant for labor min ister Elaine Mccoy. The a averment has offered Cor 1 while Cool and Damp most of Southern Alberta escaped the Snow which was forecast for the weekend. But More is expected for tonight. Showery activity should continue through wednesday with sunny skies breaking through by Friday. The overnight Low in Leth Bridge amid rain mixed with wet be Zero. Tues Day s High will be 10 to 12. For Complete ire Allier befalls please Selah on Ion ire Sis shadows East Berlin politicians were moving to take Over the process of unifying Germany this week after a group of technical experts found Only limited verly v into the next Cen reported on sunday said that West Germany agreed to new panners rup urn a oui Airow provide More social guarantees to students and eld american military bases to remain into the next Cen social workers across the province continued their illegal strike too. There s a social services Union rally at a m. Today a t the Sand. Man inn in Lethbridge with rec tips officers a contract with rials of several unions to attend four stages of wage increases. The said Barb Ferguson co reprise la wage would increase three per cent live of local 6. V the first of the month after the con enthusiasm was boosted As some tract is signed two per cent Jan. 25 local members returned from a three per cent april major Union rally in Edmonton and two per cent Jan. Said Ferguson. The wage offer for the Correl Ferguson said the Union feels the sons service workers is three per province in a newspaper Adver cent in a the first of Fis ement saturday mislead the the month contract is j Public in a graph signed and three per cent april 1, salary level to which the 1991 the government considers the Toyei ziment s. Wage offer would pay scale of correction service social workers to Taj tfx to q Juc Joei protester Battle in Manila Manila Reuter riot police battled hundreds of leftists protest ing against the . Military pres ence in the Philippines As the two countries opened talks today on the the United states largest overseas bases. The United states called for a new partnership that would allow Success Iii meshing the economies of two countries the party of West German Chancellor Helmut lost control of the upper House of parliament on Day another serious political Jolt for Kohl s push to quickly merge his country with East Germany. Expert delegations from both Germa Hys Over the weekend completed the draft of a state treaty that is to serve As a basis for an economic currency and social Union of the countries by july 2. But West German government spokesman i Dieter Vogel conceded that one of the touch Iest issues of unification How to shift East Germany s govern ment owned properly to the private sector has been put on the Back negotiations will be continued this week on a poetical Vogel said in Bonn on sunday. Kohl was scheduled to meet this evening Wilh East German prime minister Lothar de mainers in the first formal talks Between the leaders on unification. West German finance minister Theo Taigel also planned to meet his East German counterpart Walter Romberg in East Berlin today. Details of the weekend agreement were not immediately released but. They Likely flesh out some of the details of How West Germany s currency will become the currency of East Germany this summer. West Germany already has said it will Trade the East German Marks for West German Marks at an equal 1-1 Rale for salaries pensions an Small savings accounts. The West German newspaper Well am sonntag also but the decision to postpone negotiations on converting East German properly to the private sector indicates that serious disagreement exists. Lury. But philippine foreign tary Raul Mang Lapus said Washington must first compensate for East Germany has demanded some limits on. Money it had not paid under a pres eign ownership of East German property when it ent Accord becomes private. Welt am sonntag reported that East Germany wanted to prevent West germans arid foreigners from buying up property and instead wanted them to Only be Able to lease it until the year 2000. The newspaper said Bonn rejected the proposal arguing that it would hinder private investment Nec Essary to bail out East Germany s ailing Economy. Virtually All industries and property in East Ger Many Are slate owned under the former socialist sys tem that will give Way to a free Market. Many East germans fear they will lose control of the land on which they live or farm. East Germany s left leaning social democrats also Are pushing the conservative de Maiziere to demand Job Protection for East germans and compensation for Price increases that Are expected when East Ger Many moves to a free Market. Farmers and factory workers have staged several protests in recent weeks demanding Protection from foreign imports and unemployment that is expected As East Germany moves to a free Market. The social democrats the Junior partner in de Maiziere s coalition government have Chr Ealend to resign if they Are dissatisfied with the agreement. Police used tear Gas and smoke grenades to disperse hundreds of leftist demonstrators protesting in Manila against the bases. Witnesses said several people were injured including four police men and More than 40 demonstrators were arrested in Street clashes around the tightly guarded Central Bank building where the talks were being held. The demonstrators included Rejman Catholic nuns who carried signs Reading sovereignty not for Sale and ". Bases cancer of in one area police exploded tear Gas and smoke bombs to break up a March by 500 protesters who fought Back with Home made explosives. An hour later troops fired into the air and dispersed 300 Stone throwing youths. . President George Bush s special negotiator Richard Armi Tage said the bases were still a plainclothes policeman subdues a protester As another policeman moves in during today s demonstration in Manilla. Needed to ensure the stability and Security of Asia despite global political changes. He condemned the killing sunday of two . Airmen by suspected communist guerrillas outside Clark air base 80 Kilometres North of Manila As a brutal and Clumsy attempt to drive a wedge Between the Philippines and the United Stales that will whatever their Fries or pommes writes deep Fried potatoes ahas unhealthy a swedish expert. Technologist a Ingrid Wainberg said Pom racs Are known Sweden i and a in Europe Corilia died a Pear Corn. Vitamins and cooked Perly Are . Has completed tests Tori pm toes. Said briefly and Befort they Are is Vav i Canada stands firm on sanctions Clark tells Pik Botha evidence of permanent change of apartheid must be seen Athens up Canada wants evidence of irreversible change in Pretoria s apartheid policy before it considers an end to sanctions external. Affairs minister Joe Clark said after a meeting with South Africa s foreign minister. Clark and Pik Bolha of South Africa held a two hour meeting in Greece on sunday to discuss apart Heid racial segregation that gives South Africa s White minority full control of National affairs while leaving the Black majority with no say. Clark said Bolha did not try to change the Commonwealth or can Ada s policy on the process Neces sary for abolishing apartheid and lifting economic sanctions against South Africa. Botha said he did not ask Canada to lift its sanctions. Clark touched briefly on the Bonu South african Issue in talks today with greek foreign affairs minis Ter Antonis Samaras and prime minister Constantine miso Tarcis according to a source close to the talks. He outlined to them the Canadian position to maintain sanctions until Pretoria passes legislation leading to a multiracial democracy. Clark and the greek officials Dis cussed improving Canadian greek commercial relations. They also talked about divided Cyprus where Canada has More than 500 troops with the United nations Force keep ing the peace Between the greek and turkish cypriot communities. Clark slope main Athens for talks with Botha and greek officials before going on to a meeting this week in Nigeria. The meeting in Abuja will draw together common wealth foreign ministers to discuss South Africa. Clark has been chairman of the committee since its creation in 1987. Botha is accompanying South african president f. A. De Klerk on a nine country european tour. They Are trying to convince govern ments and the european Community that South Africa is ending apartheid and to ask them to lift a of the Oshawa generals celebrates a first period goal by his team in Sun Day s memorial cup final. The generals edged Ontario hockey league rivals kit Chener rangers in double Over time to win the National Junior hockey title. For Story please Colas Hotd. Secret Deal blocks Reform Brown Clavins Toronto up the chairman of the committee for a triple a Senate contends1 that Ottawa and Quebec have a secret Deal to Block any Senate Reform that would give each province equal representation Southam news reported i Day. Aftei1 six months of private discussions Federal and Quebec representatives Alberta s Bert Brown says he s concluded the two governments j Are deliberately deceiving canadians by holding out Hope for Reform after constitutional Accord is a new York a a Cou ple who hours earlier had pro to love each other for Richer or. For poorer were. Robbed at gunpoint of us in wedding gifts four robbers in ski masks even took the bridal bouquet 1 and the top of the wedding cake police and members said. The newlyweds Diane arid Anthony their wed Ding reception Early sunday and slopped for a Light in Brooklyn when another car Cut them off and two armed men got out and demanded Money said police sgt. Diane Kubler. The Bride still in her gown and the Groom in a Tuxedo were pulled from the car with the Groom s brother and his wife and the new mrs. Rohr was thrown to the ground. Four men took the wedding gifts which included Cash and cheques arid the car. Seen and heard the smoke Detector sounding an alarm before Arthur a Lioan was Able to blow out the 95 candles on his birthday cake saturday. With begin Ner s Luck Jim Fuskett Mak ing the winning run for the Lethbridge Cricket club. In its game against Medicine hat sunday. Definitions by Jack Wohl Sagebrush Broad Range of mandatory and voluntary economic sanctions. The South africans travelled to France before coming to Athens. Their next Stop today is Portugal. In june 1989, South african officials began admitting Hal sanctions Are severely damaging the Economy. Although Clark said that Botha did not try to change Canada s Posi Tion the Canadian external affairs minister said he makes his Case in a compelling Clark said before there is a change of policy on sanctions he will want to see Clear evidence of irreversible a common wealth catch phrase on anti apart Heid policy that the european Community has also adopted As the prime condition for lifting sanctions. What a Wise Man uses to keep his Beard neat. Index business.b4 careers.b4 classified.b8-10 comics.b6 comment.a6 entertainment.b3 lifestyle.bl-2 local.a3.a5 Public .83 to listings .b9 advertising supplements super valu.4 pages safeway.16 pages my in

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