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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J2 _ TH( ISTHBRIDGt HfRAlD Odohtr 1971 Jobless figures furore: both leaders are correct Dy .JAMKS NKLSON OTTAWA (Cl'i Prime Min- ister Tnuleati and Progressive Conservative Leafier Koberl SCmfield have Ix'en clashing; on how many jobs have been added in the labor force since Mr. Trudeau look olticc In April, 1908. The short answer v; that each lutal being Tradcau says more than one million and Jlr. Stanfielcl says it is only valid. DREE has done TORONTO (CP1 Jean Marchaml said Monday lie is satisfied (bat his federal de- partment of regional economic j nomjc development, expansion has made good prog-1 is talking about ri'ss in attacking problems of I unequal opportunity in different pails of Canada. Mr. Marchand told a confer- ence of bankers that his depart- ment, in the three years since it was formed, had "begun to make inroads on the deeply en- trenched inequities that were and continue to be our main concern." David Lewis, leader of the New Democratic Party, has said that regional grants, along with tax concessions to re- source industries, have resulted in a growing army of "corpo- rate welfare bums." Mr. Marchand sair' critics of the natural strengths of slow- growth regions." "In my view, moixi and atti- tude are key factors in cco- town, a or a nation." he said. The minister added that a consequence of an effective re- i o n a 1 development policy should be the development across Canada of smaller centres "offering dif- ferent dimensions for living" than the major urban centres. At (he same time, he said, growth in the large centres should be kept within manage- able limits "so that it can be associated not with congestion pollution and disorder, bul rather with a style and quality Ills department do not dispute progress towards "exploiting of big-city living unmatched on this continent." PEARSON'S EARLY YEARS Lester 8. Peorson riad somo mighty chores during the early years of his career. In Weekend Magazine Ihis Saturday he tells about jamo ineidenls that reolly taxed nil diplomacy. IN YOUR IETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE Each is using Statistics Can- ada data, pointing up the old truism Hint staiiilics can be .eel to draw different con- clusions without, being er- roneous. The monthly reporis com- piled by Statistics Canada show that in" April, I960, (here were estimated people at work and that this figure rose to last month. That's the basis for the Trudeau claim of more than one million jobs having been added. Tlie precise figure is DID N'OT ADJUST Opposition Leader Stanfield is saying only new jobs have been "created in the four years and five months since Mr. Trudeau took office. Mr. Stanfield says Mr. Trudeau hasn't allowed for seasonal fac- tors in his factors. Tlie statistics show that em- ployment normally rises be- tween April and September number each year, and tails in the ter months. The April-to-Sep- tember increase each year in the last five years has ranged between and If the April, 1S68, and April figures are compared, the increase in employment would be only 809.000. If September figures for the two years are compared, the increase would be These figures are the esti- mated actual levels of employ- ment in the months concerned, based on Statislics Canada's survey of households scattered across Canada except in the norlhern territories and oji Indian reserves. They refer only to civilian employment, not membership in the armed forces which de- clined to aboul in mid- 1972 from in 19B8. SUTJJECT TO SWING The economy is subject to wide swings in employment and inemployment between the nigh-activity summer months and the slack period caused by he harshness of the winter. Another set of figures com- puted by Statistics Canada re- the underlying levels of employment, and unemploy- at the levels would be E the economy was not so af- fected by seasonal factors. These figures show that em- ployment in September this year was nominally compared with a nominal fig- ure of in April, That's a difference of and that is the figure being used by Sir. Slanfield. Peace River Edmonton I j Calgary f J 1 Pauline tries comeback against fantastic odds HAS MANY CANDIDATES Peace, River riding In northwestern Alberta isn't lacking aspirants to represent it in the next men are listed as poten- tial MPs. By HAVE THOMAS OTTAWA CCP) Pauline Jewell might be coasting back to Parliament now if slio had accepted fin invitation to try lor Levesque violence CHICOUTIMf (CP) Rene Levesque, Parti Quebecois leader, claimed here he has re- ceived a letter from a federal Liberal party organizer, saying the Liberals have decided "to instigate violent incidents, if necessary, before Oct. Hie date of the federal election. Mr. Levc-scjuc said he did not want to elaborate on the letter, but he added Ihe Liberal organ- izer said he decided to write it because ho was "disgusted with such a project." Tlie Parti Quebecois leader said his parly had other docu meats which would be analysed and then published "if it's worlh it." "These reports are paid for. by the citizens and (hey have the right to know their con- tents." tlie Liberal nomination in the safe seat of Ottawa Centre. Instead, she's ringing d o o r- bells as a New Democrat in tlie adjacent riding ot Ottawa West- makes In Toronto, Senator Richard Stanbnry, president of the Lib- crnl Party, said: This is absolute nonsense, slander, the sort of thing that you expect to get from that source, I guess. 'There's no way in which the Liberal party would be involved in any such thing, which Mr. Levesque knows well." Asked if his party would have an official statement later, lie said: "It hardly sounds worth an- swering. It's one of lliosc silly e 1 e c t i o n-time things winch people say without having any basis for it." Peace River an important constituency to Conservatives SOCIAL CREDIT For O Individual Freedom Q Economic Stability Q Free Enterprise Inserted by The Medicine Hoi Federal Sotial Credii Association GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) The voters in the north- western Alberta riding of Peace River can't complain about lack of candidates in the Oct. 30 federal election. Seven candidates are listed on the ballot, including three independents who are members of the nev.'ly-formed Revolution ary Political Movement. Trying to hold back the flood campaign Hearing a PROBLEM? PHILIPS New Life Hearing Aids Please tend me literature and prices on F 1 Behind the ear aids E Eyeglass aids I 1 Body aids f AM m-the-ear aids lefhbridge Hearing Aid Centre 324 5th St. Box 117 Phone 328-0363 LETJHBRIDGE, ALBERTA if challengers is Progressive Conservative Gerald Baldwin vho has held the seat since the great Conservative sweep of 1958. The riding Is especially im- joiiant to the Conservatives: Mr. Baldwin, a 65-year-old law- yer, was his party's House leader in the last Parliament. Peace River is agriculture country and the Liberals are running Ed Kimpc, a rancher and president of the Peace River Stockmans1 Association. The constituency hasn't elected a Lilieral since 1540. Tlie New Democratic Party, which won a portion of the Peace country in the 1971 pro- vincial election, Sias clioser Jake van Voorst, a 27-year-old theatre owner from Fairview. NAME FORMER MINISTER The surprise nomination was that of veteran Social Credi campaigner Dr. J. Donovan Ross, 61, who served 19 years in Hie Alberta legislature many oE them as a cahine minister. Dr. Ross, who lost his Ed monton seat when the Con servalives crushed Socia Credit provincially last year announced his candidacy th day before nominations closed. He's likely to draw votes. So- lon Low, former federal Socia Crec'it leader, held the sea from 1945 until he was defeatec by Mr. Baldwin. The RPM group, which In eludes Uniled Church minister Michael Zuk and Wayn Lovely, 27, and relired schot teacher Gertrude Bryan, 7 aren't concerned about winnin he. say they' .n the race to stimula DAY FEATURE "PRESTO" COOKER Repair Clinic Cooks 3 to 10 times Faster SAVES TIME SAVES FUR SAVES MONEY car.h 22.88 5 quart, OC 00 XJ.0G Factory representative will be on hand at our store THURSDAY AND FRIDAY OCT. 19 and 20 p.m. 1o 9 p.m. Repairs will bo made on the ipol to all PRESTO pressure cooken NO CHARGE. You pay only for parti. Wo suggest you bring Tn your cover only and indi- cator so lhat sealing rings, pressure plugs, indicator and handle cart be checked. In Cane Jo bf SUPREME AIUW1NUM INDUSTRIES LIMITED WOOLCO DEPT. STORES Open Daily 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m- Thurscfay and 9 a.m. to 9 n.r College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive it. -f '-i r. 'ople's Ih oughts on how to 1m- rove the government. Mr. Zuk, 46, is no stranger to ilitical campaigns. He's the ayor of Spiril River and ran jisuccessfully in the last pro- ncial election. DP WON Alberta NDP Leader Grant otley won lhat race after Mr. uk was stripped of his mem- ership in Ihe Alberta Social redit League. The league be- anie upset when Mr. Zuk el- ided to run as a Social Credit ndependent against the party's >ndorsed candidate. The Spirit TCiver-Fairview area of the Peace was the only Constituency to elect an NDI member in the provincial elec- ion. Mr. Baldwin took the riding >y almost votes in 1953 'hil Thompson of the NDP lolled votes to Mr. Bald- vin's while Literal Don Branigan was last with The only people making louc noises in this campaign have >een the RPM group. They've accused the Alberta Con servative government ol play ing dirty pool by scheduling a cabinet tour of the Peace coun try during the campaign. The other candidates hav been conducting low-key grass roots campaigns. CIRCLE MEAL Often groups of pelicans feed together in a tight circle, slowly rotating to stop any victims from escaping. REAL DERIDES SLOGAN PASPEBIAC, Quo, (CP) Real Caouette poked fun Mon- day night at the federal Liberal party slogan Together." "That's a good one, that he said. "Let's be unemployed together, let's go on welfare to- gether, let's go together to Par- liament with all the Liberaf the Social Credii leader said. He repeated to voters In Bon aventure lies de la Made- leine riding the Social Credi policy regarding Canadian own ership of resources, saying it i: ccessary lhat provinces bi ble to borrow from the BanV f Canada. This community on the soull hore of the Gaspe Peninsula 100 miles northeast of Quebe is in a riding represented since 1962 by Liberal Alherj Becliard. Social Credit cand date Gerard Audet, second-run ner in 1968, is making his thir bid for election. Where party leaders are By THE CANADIAN Pn Prime Minister Trudea Jlississauga, Gait, Wmgham. Conservative Leader Stanfield Ottawa and To- ronto (no public meetings] NDP Leader Lewis Snska loon, Edmonton, Peace "River Social Credit Leadei Caouet gamling against difficult odds lhat Iho voters 40 per cent public servants can be con- vinced to choose n female so- cialist. Uut the (all, confident Misa Jewell is an intense campaign- er and seems more stimulated than discouraged by the chal- lenge. At least she doesn't havo (o fight through a fog of anony- mity. Her closely cropped hair and distinct features are recog- nized immediately by most of the voters she meets on Iho slrcet and she doesn't hesitate to collar them wiln a brief cam- paign pitch. At 49, the revival of her polit- ical life was now or never, sho says. Another four or five years and it would be to late to come in from the political cold. SAT AS LIBERAL Miss Jewett already lias served in the Commons ns a Liberal. Elected in 19S3 in [lie- southern Ontario riding of Northumberland, she was de- feated two years later by Con- servative George llecs. But when she decided early year on a comeback try, iss Jewett already had aban- ncd her allegiance to the Lib- als because of what she calls e Trudeau government's loverly in ideas and action." In an interview on the move, she canvased door-to-door, iss Jewell said Liberal organ- ers had asked her more than ice to contest the Oltawa entrc nomination when former ibinet minister George Mc- raith was named to Ihe Eon- te last spring, The Liberals won the scat by lore than votes in 1963 nd most observers consider it ife Liberal territory. The NDP look- only 11 per ent of the Ottawa West vote In 968. :AMPAIGN SIDKTRACKED As a founding member of tha lationalistic Committee- for an ndependent Canada, she had oped economic nationalism voiild play a major role in her :ampaign. But she and her two oppo- nents have been forced to con- centrate most on the issue of civil service bilingualizalion, one dial the mostly English- speaking constituents of Ottawa West continually raise at public meetings. Defending Liberal Lloyd Francis, Conservative aspirant Peter Reilly and Miss Jewelt piave all adopted basically the same stand: There should be a greater Francophone capacity in government but the careers of English civil servants must be protected from language dis- crimination. The videspread antagonism toward the idea of establishing quotas for Francophone hiring in government has caused Miss Jewett to. mute her call for more women in the bureau- cracy. She dislikes the word quota because she says it im- plies legal penalties il they ara not satisfied. AND TRY DELICIOUS ROGERS' RECIPE Puffed Rice Crisps Vz cup ROGERS' GOLDEN SYRUP; Vz Up. salt; 1 Isp. bultsr. 1 cup white sugar; cup waler; 2 tbsp, vinegar; 4 cups puffed rice; Boil all Ingredients except puffed rice to 240', or until a litlle will bo britlfe wrmn dropped inlo cold water. Mix puffed rice and pour into greased par.s lo coot. Cut inlo squares bcforo quits cold. Buy ROGERS' in Iho Hn or popular new plastic container For a free ROGERS' RECIPE BOOK, wrilo: ROGERS' RECIPES, Box 2150, Vancouver 3, B.C. SPECIAL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AUCTION SALE MONDAY, OCTOBER 23rd 7 P.M. AT HURLBURT AUCTION WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. TERMS CASH NO RESERVl lovely older bedroom suila wifh complete 54" bed, dresser, thesl of drowen ond vanity, dresser and slool; old dining room suits wllh round toble, 3 extension leavei, -6 chairs ond buffet; beautiful Duncan Phyfe Chesterfield and choir (cinnamon like new brown hideabcd; 4-pc. vinyl covered lectiorval cheMerfield; RX.A. Victor colonial ityle color T.V.; of a1 secretary desk-bookcoie; beiga rug cpprox. 8x10; oval braider! rug approx, 6x10; colonial coffee table; colonial sfcp floor lamp; mantle clock) black vinyl footstool; brass fire screen, andirons anrf slcdric grate; hostess chair; magarine rock; aim chair; cih Jtond; table lamps; small occasional tables; mirror; 7 old dressorir old chest of drawers; old chest of 2 hi.tack bedrcom chairsj lingle bedj; G.E. fndge; eiccfrolux vacuum; G.E, upright; G.E. floor polisher; old Maying rinio lubsj round 36" kilchen tabla anrf 4 liko B. D. electric mower wilh catcher; gas mower; garden tools; violin; luggage] old trunk; soni-con; hand lools; copper boiler; dishei; glosses; pels ond pans; old wicker doll stroller; old >wicker doll buggy; old kid's rocker; old crib; old candy jarJ; ccocki. Mctny loo numerous lo monlion, AUTIONEER'S NOTE: feel ihii ii on exeeplionally line of furniture, ond invite eveiyona to come and viow these items ond attend lha iole. Kami may ba viewed: Sunday, Od. ?2nd, 2 X p.m.j Monday until tale time. TOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. j. UTHBRIDGI AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 41 tie. 458 ;