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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ni j' J erry s A. E. CROSS JLld. FOR CUSTOM FRAMING PHONE 327-2673 The LetKbndge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, May 25, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 18 RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE VETERANS MEET The Provincial Command of the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans Club, held its annual meeting in Lethbridge during the weekend in conjunction with 50th anniversary celebrations of the. Lethbridge ANAF Club. Provincial Command executive above, seat- ed, left to right. Jack hamilton, of second vice- president; Sid Slater of Letbhridge, president; John Rus- sell, Edmonton, first vice-president. Standing, left to right, Phil Seymour of Edmonton, unit representative; Charlie unit representative; Cec Gordon, Lethbridge, unit representative; Gordon Thompson, Cal- gary, provincial past-president an Pominion fourth vice- president; Ben Bainchini of Edmonton, Dominion direc- tor; Bert Langridge, Lethbridge, provincial secretary. Youth Chief Topic At ANAF Meet The annual meeting of the Alberta Command officers oi the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans Association was held at the Marquis Hotel over the weekend. Preparations were made for the dominion convention, which will be held August 30 to September 4. Discussions also took place regarding adminis- tration policy and briefs being ace TO BUY YOUR SIZE DRESSES New York Furs 604A 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3276 submitted to the standing par- liamentary committee on vet- eran's affairs... The .briefs_were heartily '.endorsed. Policy was also formu- lated with regard to youth and citizenship. In conjunction with with this, arrangements were made for the exchange pro- gram between students of Hol- land and Canada. The dead- line for applications for stu- dents in the Lethbridge district is June 1. All members of the Alberta command were urged to go back to their respective units searching for new ideas to help the youth and citizens of Can- ada. Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans-Unit 34 BINGO IN THE CLUBROOM5 Tuesday, May 26 JACKPOT Blackout in 54 Nos. For Members and Their Guests! Nominations for positions on he Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce eouncfl and execu- ive for 1970 are closed. The nomination committee, leaded by Dr. Doug McPher- >on, named Morley Tanner for he position of president, R. M. Bob) Parkyn as first vice- iresident, T. A. (Terry) Bland as second vice-president and D. W. (Dwight) Purdy as fi- nance chairman. Wilf Bowns, general man- ager of the chamber said oth- r names had been received BATTERIES BRAND NEW BATTERIES REBUILT BATTERIES 7.95 6.00 11.35 LETHBRIDGE BATTERY CO. 217 12 "B" St. South Phone 327-5587 6V as low low LOVE COSMETICS available ot DRAFFIN'S DOWNTOWN A new fresh approach to beauty. DRAFFIN'S DPUG STORE PRESCRIPTION CHEMISTS DOWNTOWN HOD 327-3279 DISPENSARY GEORGE Slides were also shown at the meeting of the cemetery at Monte Italy.' There rad' been some dissatisfaction on the part of the various gov- ernments involved concerning the upkeep of the cemetery. but the slides indicated that this had been rectified. The mseting was also high- lighted by the presentation of the past president's medal to Gordon Thompson of Calgary, the fourth dominion vice-presi- dent. Chamber Election Results To Be Known In Late June from the general membership .for the executive positions but they will not be released until the ballots have been sent to the membership. The results of the elec- tion should be known by the week of June 21. Brown's TAKE HOME FISH 2716 12th Avtrtue South 328-8392 COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 Contest Winner Keane Shore, a student of Hamilton Junior High School in Lethbridge, took first place re- cently in the Canadian Petrole- um Association's 10th annual Alberta high school essay con- test, Grade 9 competition. Another southern Alberta girl, Myrna Rasmussen of Ma- grath Grade 11, placed fifth provincially in the contest which had What Petroleum Means to Alberta Today and in the Future, as a topic. ItTHBRIDCE REFRIGERATION I LTD. REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE PHONE 328-4333 City Services Resumed Following 13-Day Strike By RIC SWJHART Herald Staff Writer All city utilities and city-op- erated services were back in operation Monday following the signing of a new two-year contract between the city and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 254 Lethbridge Unit and the Canadian Union of Public Em- ployees, Local 70. D3EW went on strike May 11 and CUPE went on strike May 19. The unions have expressed dissatisfaction with what they term imparity in fringe bene- fits between union and non- union city employees. All city-associated unions are to set up a study committee on fringe benefits and later ap- proach the city with proposed changes. The two main areas of fringe benefits looked at during the strike, according to CUPE offi- cials were sickness and acci- dents benefits and annual va- cations. Union members now are to receive 85 per cent of their pay, which amounts to 94 to 97 per cent of net pay, de- pending on marital status-, for six months and a week for another six months. Fcr this coverage, the em- ployee has to pay a month with the city contributing Previous coverage was 85 per cent of gross pay for '13 weeks and a week for another 13 weeks for which the employee paid a month. The union had asked for par- ity witH non-union employees', who receive full pay for one year and then 65 per cent of salary to age 65. The city and the employee each pays half of 0.65 per cent of their salary for this coverage. Monthly premi- ums paid by the non-union staff vary according to salary with some paying higher premiums than the union staff. PLANS SAME All other sickness and acci- dent plans are the same for union and non-union staff. Union members receive two weeks annual vacation after the first calendar year of em- ployment, three weeks after the fifth and four weeks after the 15th year. Non-union staff receive three weeks vacation after their first calendar .year of employment and four weeks after the fifth. All employees receive 10 days of statutory holidays, with union member receiving over- time pay rates if they work. Non-union staff receive no overtime, while union mem- bers do. In the contract settlement, the city granted the casual em- ployees, members of Local 70, extra sick benefits. A casual employee who has completed 12 months service I tte previous three years an who continues to be employe in some part each calenda year is entitled to sick leav with pay, on production of medical certificate, on the b; sis of one day for each mont worked in the previous year but not exceeding five workin days in one year. Pay for the period of sick ness will be per day if tin workers pay the city a montl ly premium of 50 cents whil employed. Wages played a big part hi the settlements, with the has of negotiations for IBEW bein a journeymen lineman and to CUPE, a laborer. Eight city-employed electr cal journeymen linemen, wh received an hour las year for about a montl will receive an hour re- troactive to Jan. 1. or abou a month. Work Starts On Plant 4t Standoff Construction was schedule to start on the Kainai Indus tries plant at Standoff. Five days of tests on th cement work for the foundation carried out by Carswell Eng neering of Calgary, were era eluded last week. The found; tion for the 200 by 400 foe building was found to be ad quate. Twenty one truckloads c steel were scheduled to begir arriving this afternoon from factory in Nebraska. Erectio of the steel will start next Mon day. The plant, a projec of the Blood band in partnej ship with HaiCo Manufacturin of Lethbridge, will build sec tional homes and mobi homes. It is expected that 7 men will be employed whe the plant begins operation, mil the figure eventually reachin 200. Forty five men are now ir training at HaiCo. INSTALLATION TONIGHT The Lethbridge Order of th Royal Purple will hold installa tion of officers tonight at o'clock in the Lethbridge Elks Hall. District deputy Hele Erdman, GranuTOi mil presic at the ceermony. CLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. [JBLACK DENTAI LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-7822 ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS! DOES YOUR BASEMENT, DUGOUT OR CISTERN LEAK? These problems can be solved without digging or mess OUR EQUIPMENT WILL BE WORKING IN THE LETHBRIDGE AREA FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. Far free analysis and estimates Phone MR. TOM EWING 327-8417 SAVE TO 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES AIL AT COME AND SEE US FOR A GOOD SELECTION OF NEW AND USED OFFICE MODELS TYPEWRITERS STANDARD AND ELECTRIC OUR 149.50 APOLLO ELECTRIC PORTABLE (Has Arrived) CHINOOK OFFICE MACHINES Royal Typewriter and Odhner Adding Machine Sales and Service 620 13th St. N. Phone 328-6868 New look at Chinook "OFFICE FURNITURE SHOWROOM offering a complete selection of office for tvery taste and budget CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. The second increase, to an hour, or a month, is in Sept. 19iO. On May 1, 1971, the wage increases to an hour or a month. This works out to regular earnings in 1970 of about 360 and in 1971. Laborers who received an hour or a month last year will receive or a month retroactive to Jan. 1 and or a month Jan. 1, 1971. Kegular yearly earnings will be about in 1970 and 281 in 1971. A foreman, who received an hour or a month last year, will receive or a month retroactive to Jan. I; or a month Sept. 1; and or a month May 1, 1971. Regular earnings will be in 1970 and in 1971. The starting rate for CUPE laborers, who received an hour or a month last year, will be an hour or a month or this year with the 10 per cent increase. Jan. the wage will in- crease to an hour, a month or a year, with the 10.2 per cent increase. A foreman, first class, who earned an hour or a month last year, will earn an hour, a month or 675 this year and an hour, a month or next year. The inside workers, mem- bers of Local 70, were also af- fected by the CUPE settle- ment, and the city is still in negotiations with four other groups, representing about 200 employees. The city is still in the ne- gotiation stEge with Local 995, International Union of Operat- ing Engineers, representing 27 powerhouse employees; Local 987, Amalgamated Transit Union, representing 28 transit workers; and the police com- mission is negotiating with the police association representing 70 policemen. Local 237, International As- sociation of Firefighters, rep resenting 04 firefighters, will be taking its dispute to a five- man arbitration board June 8. Negotiations still have to be concluded with library workers and police matrons, also mem- bers of Local 70, CUPE. Cadets Inspection Tonight The number 11 squadron of Royal Canadian Ah- Cadete In Lethbridge will hold its.annual inspection this evening, in the 20th Battery Armory, Ken- yon Field. About 40 cadets will take part in the inspection, with Maj. W. Norn as inspection officer. Captain V. E. Cottrell, district cadet officer, air divi- sion, will also attend the in- spection. Cadels are advised that the transport bus taking them _ to the armory will be circulating at p.m. instead of the usual p.m. WESTMINSTER DRUGS Westminster Shopping Centre 13th St. N. Phone 328-7833 New Phone Number for Doctors and Prescriptions only 327-6969._____ FOR FREE DELIVERY Prescription Service Exclusive North lethbridge Revlon Dealer HOURS: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday thru Friday Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday and Holidays CANADA'S FINEST GOID FUR STORAGE Call 327-4348 for Rapid Pick-up FURRIERS Paramount Theatre Building ATTENTION Open All Day Saturday All Credit Cards Accepted Prices effective till closing Saturday, May 30th FIRST TIRE LIST PRICE, SECOND TIRE 1 All PASSENGER, TRUCK AND TRACTOR TIRES ON SALEI DROP IN AND COMPAREI FREE MOUNTING EXAMPLE F78xl4-4-PlY NYLON TUBELESS FIRST GRADE PASSENGER TIRE 1 LEONARD TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2nd Avenue South Phone 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL" ;