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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 Alberta ranks third 1tn TIM Limfcrtdji ItaraM 11 Caroline through the years Caroline who was 16 is shown at left as the nedy in 1957 and through the years of 1965 and 1970. infant daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy and Mrs. Ken- Civil servants get equal pay for equal work EDMONTON An agreement which guarantees equal pay for equal work for about civil servants has been reached between the provincial government and the Civil Service Association of Alberta. i The agreement follows a complaint by the CSA to the Alberta Human Rights Com- mission earlier this year in which it claimed that female institutional workers were performing the same duties as male caretaking and maintenance staff for less pay. CSA president Bill Broad said the workers in question will receive retroactive pay increases as compensation. means in some cases employees will receive seven months back pay at the end of Mr. Broad the women workers' salaries won't be brought completely in line with their male counterparts until June 1974 offer was accepted most reluctantly because it has not removed pay dis- crimination against women. It once again appears that the government is more interested in cost than in a remedy to the Mr. Broad said the settle- ment was accepted for two reasons fact that many women will receive a large Christmas bonus was taken into as well as receiving a larger increase on Jan. 1 than they would have Abortion rate increases OTTAWA Thera- peutic abortions on Canadian resttents increased abnott M per cent In to M.9K from in Statistics Canada reports. The abortions represented 11.2 per cent of live births compared with 1.6 per cent of live birthi in About of the abortions were performed in New York state. British Columbia reported the largest abortion rate in terms of live 24 per cent. Ontario reported about 16 per Alberta 13 per Manitoba and Saskatchewan about seven per Nova Scotia about six per cent. The other provinces reported less than a three-per- cent abortion rate. The Yukon reported 10.6- percent rate while the Northwest Territories percen- tage was 3.6. Abortion rates in terms of live births in B.C. 20.2 ptr Ontario Alberta Manitoba and Saskatchewan about Nova Scotia the other provinces less than three. Yukon percen- tage was 1.6 and the Northwest Territories was un- recorded in Ontario accounted for of the abortions in more than compared with 173 in 1971. Total abortion by province and territory for 1972 with previous year's British Columbia up from Alberta up from Saskatchewan up from Manitoba up from Quebec up from New Brunswick up from Nova Scotia up from Prince Edward Island up from New- foundland up from Yukon up from 8. The federal statistics bureau reported that only one mother died as a result of a therapeutic abortion in compered with six in 1971. The bureau also reported a decline in the number of live births tor 1972. There were compared with in 1971. Illegitimate births also declined to in 1972 from 32.693 in 1971 Face charges Ont. -Two area residents and a United States citizen have been charged with conspiracy to commit theft involving 000 worth of frozen bull semen. Police said today the taken from prize bulls and used for artificial was stolen dur- ing the last 12 months from United Breeders Inc of Guelph. 420-6IH Strut 2025 Miyor Mnndi 324 Mayor Drivi Magrath Drive Detergent Punch 5 Ib. each Austral Pears Pears Fancy 14 fl. oz. tin .00 Potato Red or White Canada No. 2 Grade Coca-Cola 30 oz. bottles Plus Deposit Magic Skim Milk Powder 5 Ib. each .39 POTATOES Ib. bag Detergent 32fl.OLbotde.each 2lbs. Cleanser Ajax 22 oz. each DARI ORAN Original Japanese Approx. 9 Ib. box. ttoverleaf Fish Modern Manor Spreads VEGETABLES I 14 H MM OL jar 14 Your Choice Del Monte Pineapple Juice 48fl.oz.tins Loblaws CHRISTMAS CAKES 449 Ib. I 2-lb. L D. Smith Garden Cocktail 28 fl. OL each ;