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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 36 THE IETHDRIDGE HERAID Wednesday, November it, WO------ r GARBAGE FIRE Firemen dampen a huge pile of gar- bag? which cnugM Fire in ihe London suburb of Richmond en Thames, Such fires hove become common since a strike lliree weeks ago of London municipal workers- Officials fear widespread burnings Thursday, Iradiiional bonfire night on the anniversary of the celebraled Gunpowder Plot. Let's Forget Age Barriers hi HinnQ Older Workers Bv C.KllRY his wortli, whether he Is OTTAWA CCT) 70.' jwlgo a nine's worth by older worker is date of his birlh says anyone who has miniature billboard in ot advancing age, house's "Lei's retaining or nate age barriers in a job. The problem Lon, who relives next ofleii associated ruary, is described by a in Die -10-65 age hort in llic manpower depart- who become ment as "an old hand at COMES oJrier workers' Mr. Douse said a Chief of the older year-old stenographer section ut the manpower into tin's brutal Cation ho an employer says make the country conscious someone the 1950s of the problems it's seldom put employed older workers Another example is running player, whose I "Wo" re not pushing may force him to he, emphasized in another job in his late interview. ''We're provinces like 'Look at a man on [he British Columbia, the pens Oil Spillage Tc Que retir Goal by a As fccL BRUSSELS (AP) John by US. industry, bui ual Volpe, U.S. secretary of it can and must be portation, urged countries of. and that it will North Atlantic Treaty dramatic effect on the tion Monday lo put an end the mid-1970s to Ihe of the pollution of dumping of oil at 15 believed due to the He called this a major of oil and oily essential tankers and other "There is no he delivering a cargo, "lhat Uie burden of flush out their holds this goal wilt require a water. This is iied, the tanker is near violations are frequent Weed to catch. Volpe's proposal was ers for the opening of conference on oil spills and their prevention, sponsored by the Committee older Til Under Challenges of Modern Society of NATO. Canada has sent a 20-man ers even to the EDMONTON (CP) A versity of A Iberia plant SHIP searcher hopes to gel, some said the effort to the most persistent discharges of oil I weeds literally to "grow may involve improved I. L selves to of ships, so Ihcy can D Dr. W. H- Vandcn Born, ballast, and the weed physiologist iii (.he of facilities in ports Cana science department, said elimination of such weeds ns quack-grass, leafy spurge, load flax and Canada thistle is difficult because they do not normally absorb herbicides in sufficient quantities lo affect their also proposed: Speeding up i-esf'aruU on the effect of oil spills. methods lo prevent them and to remove oil from (fie sea when spills have th The ihe s tor 1 clean VOUK systems Developing belter He thinks he can overcome shipbuilding standards this problem by using another _petter traininc for and 4 chemical as a Improvement of This will bo designed to National and more killer to Ihe rnols where it can deliver a to' cope with oil spills, He said he hones the for o will Jead to setting up h Uis theory is lo centre on spills rapid root prowl h to taken lo an increased flow of food rials lo the rucilii. Tljis of sea pollution a C combined a herbicide of a series of projects s c e n r a t i o n. would he aken by the com mil enough lo kill the entire root was established at the Nixon's suggestion Dr. Vanclcn Born is NATO specific tasks in experiment with funds to defence. Belgium ided by tiie Alberta (o pilol the sea s a Research Tiust. and they project, workiiiR lie he of major significance (of Canada, France ,-.r.d ur They not only sntfgpst n nrw approacn 10 comrumnfi pmi.s-. SIX tent perennial woods, hilt they'' also indii'ah- thai cowl v.vil' N'KW IU-j.II! Six control In: UKing, incnihers of uuc family ucre smaller do.saiys. murdered in town of N'a- "In view of Ihr porsislcnco injrtabi. about J55 miles north of the soil of killers our here, police said here H'e concern about ensii-onmc'iilal) ix-stillcd from a pe-llution, aiwl liir co.st of sneli! slanding fend anoJlior lam- hcrbiciflc.-, IJn.s i< of major im-ily ulio attacked llic uclinu purtancc." iuilh giins. pioliibils employers from dis- criminating agakst a niaji be- cause of Ins age. Many men become uneasy about job loss or change in Uieir laLe 30s because o[ fear they won't be able lo get an- other job because of pension or insurance strictures. Mr: Douse said this old -excuse for rejecting middle-aged appli- cants no longer holds tme. He no'ed that in 1067 a fed- eral study found there was "nothing inherent in tlie na- of a pension plan to make it impossible Jor an em- ployer to hire an older worker .0 retain him beyond nor- mal retirement age." study found that re- s t r i c t i v e clauses "were thought to stem more from employment policy than from pension policy." INCOME ENSURED Today, the Canada and Quebec pension plans ensure retirement income lor work- ers employed in middle nge new company. As for insurance "the ef- fects of age on a large group would be small on an individ- ual cost basis unless the aver- age age group was extremely "Sh." Because workers aged 45 over constitute almost one-third of Canada's labor force, Mr. Douse feels upper age limits in hiring don't make much sense. limits might simply screen out "the most quali- competent and stable "S." Douse and Us staff mail to thousands of. employ- ers lists of the latest interna- tional technical and informa- tion papers on the subject of "der workers. The papers are on re- quest, and last year employ- ers asked for items on everything from industrial science of aging and ergonom- art of adapting Ihe job lo the employee. lUr. Douse said ergonomics is being practised in Jabor- sliori Europe and accepted to some degree in the U.S. Bu( Canada had been slow io pick up the idea. EASE TUB STRAIN 'Ine idea is simpjy lo easp Ihe stress of a bel- ter lighting, noise reduction, air, brighter sur- roundings, less heavy work here possible. "If yon can case the stress and strain, everybody gains employer, employee and soci- said Mr. Douse. Reduced stress is imporlant for older workers and it can add healthy years to Ihe lives uI younger workers Air. Douse advises an worker looking for a job lo go to a Canada Manpower centre and study a pamphlet entitled How to Prepare for an Inter- "ew. "Many men who find them- selves out of a job liave for- gotten how lo leak for I he said. A few tips could be a help. [''or those who are retiring he urges them "not to vogc- a hobby, do voluntary work. It may not he easy lo A clici'riul (i.i himself, lie said lie has several irons in UK; firr, for liis own retire- ment. "A lot of people approach retirement in fear and Ircpi- lie. .said, "I'm looking I funvarri to I SEEKING BEVERAGES Dairy industry researchers are seeking to develop fruit-fla- vored beverages from a cheese whey base. How Bountiful Is Your Memory Crop? Those Were The Good Old Days lly HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP) The human memory is like au- tumn, a season of bolli recol- Jeclion and premonition. It is also like autumn in that it is a harvest. The re- ward of the green and grow- ing years is the golden sheaf of memories one is left with in the Indian summers of life. Your own memory crop is hountiful if you can look back and remember there really wasnt much r "d Tor an alarm clock be- c luse there was always a rooster somewhere in the neighborhood to announce lie dawn. Many a farmer made pin money by hitching up his team of horses and charging Sunday motorists to haul (licir stranded cars out of mud holes. Everybody seemed to start munching raisins at once after word was spread that they put more iron in your system. During the flapper era of the lD20s, women for the first lime began to invade men's barbershops, thereby riling the old-timers and forcing barbers to lu'de their copies of the lurid Police Gazette. STOP TIIE MOVIE There were more pot-bellied stoves than pot-bellied people.', Sometimes the lights in a movie house were Hashed on and the film stopped so the manager could come out and announce, "The show will not continue unless you kids in the front row quit shooting beans at the piano player." Many a man who lived a long life died in the same bed and same room he born in. Neither babies1 nor dogs were expected to subsist on canned foods. You could become a local celcbrily if by some chance you had met heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan in a bar anil shaken hands with him. After the birth of your sixth child, father and mother had to decide lyhelber it would be cheaper to get a cow or go on buying milk from the store. You could loll a gangster by his black hat and dark shirts and I he fact he always hung round cheap nightclubs. WIND UP PUOi'lSLEIt It was a sentimental day for mother when she got a new gas stove and threw away the o 1 d wood-and-coal-burning iron monster that had been m the kitchen long years. In most of the country a fel- low had to think real hard to find a reason for staying up after midnight. Before taking off in an air- plane, the pilot first had to wind up its propeller. The favorite pinup girls ot the Second World War sol- diers were Faye Emerson and Betty Grable. Kids when digging a back- yard cave always conjured up the dream of going all the way through the earth nnd wondered if the first person they mot on the other side would speak Chinese. Every child also hoped to be the first lo cntch any new dis- ease lhat appeared in his class. The most popular air condi- tioner in hot weather was R cardboard fan. Those were tlie member? OPENING TRADE FAlll TOKYO (CP) Canadian Ambassador'Herbert 0. Moran said here Canada will open a trade [air in Tokyo Nov. 6-11 that will feature the main ex- hibits shown at Japan's world fair which ended in Osaka Sept. 13. Aboul. 100 Canadian firms will display Canada's tradi- tional products. EN WAYS YOU CM BEAT TODAY'S HIGH LIVING COSTS "When y Iniy in a wlmt time houses Iras In you realize cl'enper nieals nro liice a nrtlrfo in No- vember Header's Digest. It jtlso presents n sensible workable mcihoj of injf n fonnk account nj an 11113 lo hclo prevent you Iroin g. jor purchuscs. Start sav- eat today! AVIiat does it rcnflv cost io buy on credil? llicsa find, other vilnl questions BIO answered in READER'S DIGEST Canada Savings Bonds help you plan to the future without worry. They're Canada's average annual interest most popular personal investment. to maturity Canada Savings Bonds are easy to buy for cash or on instalments, in amounts ranging from up to Canada Savings Bonds are cold, hard cash- instantly. They can be redeemed any time at their full face value plus earned interest. .Canada Savings Bonds are by all the resources of Canada. They're a very special security. New Canada Savings Bonds yield an average of 754% a year when held to maturity. Each Bond begins with interest for the first year, pays inter- est for each of the next three years, and then pays interest for each of the last seven years. On top of this you can earn interest on your interest You can make each growto in just eleven years. That's why we say, Canada Savings Bonds are good today, better tomorrow; an investment that grows and grows. Buy yours today where you work, bank or invest tt-70-11. ;