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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, May It, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Little air pollution from jet airliners UNITED NATIONS (AP) A U.S. air transport expert says lillle of the country's air pollu- tion comes from commercial 1.2 per cent of total emissions into the atmos- phere. William G. Osmun, director o[ technical information for the Air Transport Association of America, adds lhal today's jet planes pollute only half as much a s yeslerday's pislon-engine planes. "Aviation is responsible for 3.3 per cent of total annual emissions in the he writes in the ICAO Bulletin, magazine ol the International Civil Aviation Organization. "Slightly over one-third of this amount comes from airline air- craft, with (ho remainder pro- duced by military and general aviation aircraft. "The small airline aircraft pounds out of a total of per individual in the produced by their gas turbine same type of engine that is being con- Labor demand rises OTTAWA (CP) A strong in- crease in demand for workers to fill vacant jobs was recorded in the first three months of this year, compared with a year earlier, Statistics Canada re- ported Tuesday. There were six vacancies for every filled or unfilled jobs, on average during Janu- ary, February and March this year, compared with a vacancy fate of four in the same mondis of 1971. Demand for blue-collar work- ers, rose sharply, more than doubling to 22.GOO in the first quarter of 1972 from a year earlier. For white-collar workers, the average number of job vacancies in the period rose io from The figures are based on sur- veys of employers laken Iwice a month and averaged for (he pe- riod. They arc not adjusted for season variations and statisti- cians say more experience with Ihc surveys will be needed be- fore clear indications can be read from them. The number of vacancies in the goods-producing industries rose to from a yeai earlier. In the service indus I lies, (he vacancy tola] rose l( from Statistics Canada said the de mam] for workers rose sharpb 34 per Quebec anc Hie Pacific region. II rose by 7" per cent in the Prairies. Increases in the Atlantic anc Ontario regions were 43 and 34 per cent, respectively. Escape blocked WASHINGTON (AP) The ch.'iirm.'jn of a Senate investi- gating commillcc said here its [indiums indicate miners killed in the Sunshine Mine disaster had only one real escape route, in violation of regulalions. And Senator Harrison Wil- liams Jr. iDcm. said that escape route ceased lo exist iv hen an elevator stopped run- ning because of the death of the operators. "In my judgment, this was in violation of and defeated the purposes of the mine safety rcfi- he said in a statement. Williams is chairman of a Se- labor subcommittee inves- tigating the disaster in Kellogg, Tdnhn, in which Dl miners were killed. Only two were rescued.. He said that at Ihc time of the fire, mining was taking place as far as feet, underground and Lhal. lo escape the miners would have had lo reach the level where connect- ing lumicls lead oul. Miners working below that level were forced to use the ek'valor reach safety, lift Inil. the operator of the Hi'valor apparently was quick- Iv oven'omi! by smoke and died, Williams said safely roRula- liinis I wo cscnpcwnys and the IHiroan of Mines found in 11170 IhaL the. mine did pro- vido two ('scape.ways. i sidered as a replacement, for piston engines in the effort to reduce motor vehicle emis- sions." In contrast ID aviation's 3.3 per cent of total annual emis- sions, the article motor transportation contributes per cent. On the other hand, rail and ship transportation ac- counts for less than one per cent. War is still nightmare to a lot of Hollanders A.MSTKIIIJAM (AP) The I war iMidccl in Holland 27 yeiirs ago, it remains a nightmare lo many who pass the downtown memorial for Dutch Jews lulled under Nazi persecu- tion. They arc wilier about moves Ic free (lie last three Gorman war criminals still held in this country. This J. Kolalla, 05, Franz Fischer, 71, and Fer- dinand H. Aus der Funlen. remain imprisoned in the city ul Breda. They perform light riulk'S around Ihc prison, working in the kitchen and tailor's shop. In February, Prime Minister II a r e n d Bicshcuvel's govern- mcnl produced a plan lo release Iliem collectively, on grounds thai conlinued imprisonment longer served a useful purpose. A furious debate raged for inside and oul of parlia- ment, and the lower house voted !I5 lo Gl against the govern- ments intentions. Although not hound hy HUE vote, the prime minister an- nounced tlicre would he not collective release for the Breda Three. Instead, the government would call in medical experts to examine them. The government slatement lefl open Die possibility dial the three might, be released one by one on medical or humanitarian grounds. Ro the mailer stands. While there is no official confirmation, il seems likely thai clinical checks are already proceeding. Dutch emotion over the issue has its roots in the savagely oppressive wartime occupation. The Breda Tliicc lirjuy The War Documentation Cenliv responsibility loi the ucml- in Amsterdam says about I cide program. Kotalla was citizens lost their i known ;is the hangman ot nearly half of Ihem Jews. Thou I Amersfoorl, site of a sands more died in the Nether- 1 lands Easl Indies under the i Japanese. 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