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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE lETHDRIDGE HERAID WrdriMday. Noveinhi-r 74, 1971 a in lt-d SH't'l workers He s a reaker and proud of it v TORONTO UT1 Tho United Sleelworkers cull him a Stephen Lewis, leader of Ilic Ontario Now- Democratic Party, says is a threat to lalxir- manaficnient relations; am' Ontario Labor Minister Gor- don Carton says I lie way ha advertises himself is "disgust- ing" and "ahhorrent." But Hick firange. who says he will lie :i by next year when he is 211. is a strikebreaker end proud of it. In fart, he calls his "mission" a work of art. Boyish-looking with horn- rimmed glasses, he wears ivy-league nuts and opcraUs his Canadian Driver Pool an mill-floor suite ir. northwest Toronto. During the course of his OIKM-- alions lie says he uses four doberman pinschors and a group of men he called his "dirty dozen." His targets are international unions and he attempts to break strikes with a hard core of about -10 employees who drive tracks across picket lines and try to split union monibt'rships. "I'm n industrial by profession." in a recent interview1. "1 at business as a theory of art." Ho r.ays that if he can show Canadian industry how to tat the intci'lialinnal unions and help put management and workers back into a partner- ship, then I think 1 will be able to say I have led a crea- tive life. FORCES "Strikes follow the fame pattern as a he says. "You have the polariyed forces of company and union. Our forces are directed to cre- ating a split in thai union force so that it itself becomes polarized. you have the radicals and die-hards on one side and the ordinary man worried about his wife and kids ar.d car payments on the other. "You try to create a situa- tion in which the ordinary guy sees the strike isn't doing much good and then these people, who are usually the majority, vole lo go back to tt-in'k. "You have to beat I ho union fJM'i time out to do that. Get I nicks in out across that pickel line." Mi1, (in'.nge got into the stri- k e h r e a I; i n g business two ago when the Teams- ters union was negotiating conn-arts with three Toronto (iniries and decided to call a strike. He said he had a fledgling trucking business and was asked whether he could move a million dollrs worth of dairy p r o A 11 c t s from a struck dairy's plant. EXPANDED OPKP.ATIONS lie was successful and after that he enlarged his opera- tions. Don Montgomery, president of the Metropolitan Toronto Labor Council, says Mr. (irange is not the first to offer strikebreaking services in On- "but he is the first on such a largo scale, the first who isn't operating hush-hush but has the gall to advertise "What it means is that labor conflicts last longer, are more liiller and much more Siiid Mr. Montgo- mery. "tic n par.-isiln whom most i n o r m e d companies would not touch, Hut some companies fall for his lino that he. has the expertise to break strikes and don't realize the long-term price they pay in future bad relations with their employees. "Grange is the only guy that benefits; the employer? and the unions lose badly in the end." Mr. Orange, who also is tlw majority owner in two truck- ing firms, has worked on j many strikes. DOCS HATH IMfKETS Besides Iniek drivers, Iw employs photographers who record actions hy those on picket lines. There are "oper- ations" supervisors, dog han- dlers for four picket-hating dcbormans and others in an "intelligence division" headed hv Kevin McEvran, who spent three years on the MelropoH- tan Toronto police force Mr. (iraige has a store of James Kor.d electronic gadg- ets including two-way radios, multi-channel walkie-talkm sets and equipment which can detect whether a telephone or room is being monitored He says his "dirty dozen" Is n group of men who are "Urn rnosl physically impressive people on the staff." When (here is trouble on picket line he sends out tho dirty dozen. Death with dignity sought at seminars MT AXGFL Ore (AP) In person after he is dead. sa a s p a c i t o u s, high-ceilinged to him all the things you w.s lounge, hrightlv lit by mid-day- you had told him when ho wa lignt a curious spectacle is he- alive. Then, with your ing enacted. I and feelings about Ins death Some 25 persons are relax- MIUIONAIRE SOON Rick Grange, a boyish-look- ing 27-vear-old who wears honvrimmed glasses and Ivy Leaoue'sL-Jts, is a professional strikebreaker and calls his a work of art. With his business-Canadian Driver Pool he soys he will be a millionaire by the time he's 28. ihe global view TOUGH CUSTOMER STOCKHOL.M. Sv.-cdcn TV.TI policemen struggled with a kicking, scratching and howling in a down- town park before they finally got the stray animal into a squad and Ivgan a search for its ov. nor n MOUNT ST E n LI N G. Ky.' (APi "We discount every- thing else in our .-tores, why not was the reason John J. Malonev. head of an eastern I Kentucky discount chain, gave when it was announced his: stores planntd lo sell J5 bills for Malonev said 500 bills would be sold at the reduced price at each of his seven stores. SN'AKE THIEF PARIS i AP> An II-foot py- thon named Seha disappeared from the Jardin des Plantes zoo. Guards say they believed it was stolen. OX YOUR HONOR MOSCOW f AP.' Authorities report, that a new honor system for fares on city buses and trol- leys, in which offenders risk a one-ruble fine, has been suc- cessful. HOUSE PET PROVIDEXCE. R.I. 'AP' Mr. and Mis. Lucicn Neusudt give their pet the free run of the house and garden, so Cookie, a five-foot-long alligator, sleeps in a guest room and climbs onto the .sofa to listen to classical music Two or three times a day he splashes in the bathtub. MUSIC BANNED JOHANNESBURG 'AP1 ALARMING FIRE SAN JOSE, Calif, i AP i There was no doubt about where the fire was. It. was at Associates Safety Corp., a fire- alarm distributor, and it touched off J50 alarms setting up a din which fire officials said w-as heard more than a mile away. Fire Chief Fred flcrbino said the blaze began in a room where alarms were stored. Seated i tlinl their in one is a young man, modly j thoughts and feelings for the dressed, boyishly plump, an out-1 dying person." says Hasten i rageous shock oi c u r 1 y blond hair swaying with the move- meats of "his head. He is hunch- ed over, e 1 o w s on knees, speaking animatedly at the oth- er chair, which is empty. Well, Mr. Springer, we i never really sat down and talked like this before. It seems kind of strange now i "I think what frustrated me most was that you were slipping away and there was nothing I could do to slop it "You know, it's funny. I feel i I'm getting to know you better i now. In spite of your death. Maybe because of it." The circle of people Ls at first alive with fidgeting and whis- poring and furtive smiles. But I as. Dr. Robert Kastenbaum con- tinues the monologue, his audi- ence is caught up and en- grossed. After about 10 minutes he j ends it abruptly. He turns to i the others, grins and asks: I "Well, what do you i There is a mass moment of relaxation. Kastenbaum, 39. is a psych- ologist at V.'ayne State Univcr- i sitv in Detroit, head of the school's death centre. He is one i of a growing fraternity of pro- fessionals who want to put sonic j dignity into the dying process, to make death more tolerable. In seminars around the coun- try, as in this one at ML Angel baum. "They think it prevents pain. But at what cost to our humanity? This is part of our intolerance we won't let the dying person mourn his own death." Docs a dying person want to talk about his death? "Not every minute of every day. But sometime during the i dying process Ire's going to i want by PEDW1N in Two-Tone Brown -Block ond Wine -Black and Green -Step in or Tie Styles FROM MEN'S SHOES by GA1E SAVAGE and McHALE STEP-IN-TIES-BROGUES FROM Men's Favorites MEN'S BOOTS In Suedei and leather! Black and Brown -Two Tones FROM CHARGE 18 SOS 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-3784 OPEN THURSDAY I Molland wanted College. Kastenbaum tries to provide insights into how to deal with a dying person for most often tors, nurses, clergymen, social t workers. i fine of his techniques is to have you, hi.s student, imagine yourself speak ing to the dying t BUYRiTE MEN'S WEAR Suit Sale 50 ONLY BUYRITE WHITE SHIRTS Broken range. 14-15 and 16Vi. Short sleovo long Somft French cuff. MEN'S WEAR 318 5th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-4210 Open Thurs. onrf Fri. 'till 9 p.m Cheryl Molland learned a lot in recent weeks. She spent a great deal of time talking to technicians, producers and executives of the Alpha Milk company about Alpha products. She visited farms, labs and plant facilities.. And she got the facts. Not for any survey, or for competitive reasons, but to satisfy her own curiosity. It doesn't happen often that, one of our customers has the tine or even the inclination to do that, but when it does, appreciate it. And co-operate. 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