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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, September 1, 1973 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAIP _ 9 TORONTO (CP) A narrow- ing of the traditional wage gap between Canada and the United States is a "serious develop- ment" for Canadian manufac- turers who face additional built- ing costs, the president of the j Canadian Manufacturers' Asso-' ciation said today. Speaking at a Canadian Na- tional Exhibition directors' luncheon, Keith Rapsey said the j wage gap has virtually dis- appeared. Canadian manufacturing wages, he said, have increased faster than those in the U.S. ev- ery year since 1953. Average Canadian hourly earnings which were 27 per cent less than those of the U.S. 10 years ago now were only seven per cent be- hind. He expected the remain- ing differential to be completely removed in a year or two. "This differential is needed to help compensate for higher dis- tribution overheads that are built into Canadian costs be- cause of our relatively sparse domestic market. "It is a dangerous notion that i H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker LLOYD FARRELL Lethbridga Real Estate Board "o-op Salesman of-the-month for Last year Lloyd "Got his Man" :or the R.C.M.P. In July he got them by solving real estate iceds. He is successful, and this marks the fourth time in 1973 i that on Action Agency team I Tiember has won the av.'crd. We advertise our listings on i That makes it easier for j to "Find our Call us i at the Action Agency, 328-3331. has won teh award. i LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-8141 A At. q> ft, conns Home Office Ph. 344-3822 Canadians can continue to ask and get what they like in the way of wage settlements and fringe benefits without regard to competitors in other coun- tries." LIMIT OX INCREASE Mr. Rapsey, president of Al- len-Bradley Canada Ltd. of Cambridge, Ont., said produc- tivity can increase only about three per cent a year. "Wage increases greater than productivity increases can only be attained by way of higher prices. A continuation of eight-, 10-, or 12-per-cent wage de- mands now will only increase the inflationary pressures we i have been experiencing from in- j ternational commoditv mar-1 kets." j Mr. Rapsey said the recent j federal tax cuts for corpo-1 rations were "sensible and use-! ful" but not any "great bo-; nanza" for manufacturers. Re- j turn on capital in the' industry j was still low. "There is. of course, an ever- present danger that the effect of the lower tax burden will be nullified by worsening inflation. Rapidly rising prices have an adverse effect on manufac- turers as much as on any other group in the economy, since they are vulnerable to foreign competition in both domestic and export markets." Seeks national role The Canadian Wine In- stitute is looking at plans to reorganize its opera- tions to better become a national organization, its president J. H. Bearty says. Mr. Beaffy, also president of Chateau Car-tier Wines, believes that the institute has been for some time art Ontario association. He says the institute pians to set up regional units to handle specific regional conditions. project Decision awaited on oil plant EDMONTON (CP> A news conference, apparently to an- nounce whether Syncrude Can- ada Ltd. will go ahead with plans for an extrac- tion plant at the Athabasca oil sands, has been scheduled for Tuesday. Couple charged in bank fraud CALGARY (CP) An Ed- monton couple charged with de- frauding the Royal Bank of appeared in court here and was remanded until Oct. 10 for preliminary hearing. Clifford Douglas Bristow, 34, and his wife, Sharon, 26 were jointly charged defrauding the Royal Bank in Calgary and Edmonton of between May 31 and June 3, 1972. Clifford Bristow was also charged with defrauding the Royal Bank at Three Hills of between May 30 and June 4, 1972. ATTRACTIVE OFFICES FOR RENT Available September 1st, 1973, located at 424 7th St. S. Occupied recenily by Manpower and forirerly by Indus- trial Acceptance Corporation. Apply BOX 968, LETHBRIDGE Name Brand Product EXCLUSIVE Distribution this area No Selling, Customers come to yuui 9 Approximately 10 hours weekly Administra- tion and Service only. or Couple Age no barrier. total investment. Fully secured by equipment. Reply including Phone No. to Box 20, Lefhbridge Herald THE INSTITUTE OF ACCREDITED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS offers a complete educational programme in New minister in cabinet TCTNNIPEG (CP) Premier Ed Schreyer has named one new minister to his cabinet and shifted the responsibilities of three others in the first major cabinet shuffle since the June 28 Manitoba election. Added to the cabinet was Bill Uruski, the m.eniber for St. George, who assumes respon- sibility for the Manitoba Public Insurance Corp. and the prov- ince's motor vehicles branch. In other changes, Municipal Affairs Minister Howard Paw- ley receives the additional re- sponsibilities of attorney-gener- al. He replaces A. H. Madding, who was defeated in the elec- tion. Education Minister Ben Hanu- sehak takes on the additional job of minister of colleges and universities from Saul Miller and gives up the urban affairs portfolio to "Mr. Miller. The Content of tha programme is as follows: Financial Accounting, Report Writing, Commercial Law, Auditing, Economics, Accounting Theory, Corp- orate Finance, Cost Accounting, Introduction TO Com- puters, Financial Management, Taxation, Industrie! Relations, Information Systems. Correspondence course available upon request For further information contact the Alberta Secretary! MRS. D. P. ROBINSON 2247 LONGRIDGE DRIVE, CALGARY, ALBERTA T3E SN5 246-3663 MOTOR HOTEL Welcomes you to Edmonton To help mako your stay would like to introduce you to all our facilities. MORE PEOPLE STAY AT THE RIVIERA- BECAUSE THE RIVIERA OFFERS YOU MORE! Write or Telephone IVIERA MOTOa HOTEL 5359 CALGARY TRAI' 41-43.43.1 SELKIRK HOLDINGS LIMITED DIVIDEND NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a quarterly dividend of seven end a half cents Vi) per share has been de- clared en the outstanding Class "A" non-voting shares without nominal or par value in the Capital Stock of the Company payable on Sept- ember 28, 1973 to holders of Class "A" shares of record at the close of business on Sept- ember 14, 1973. By Order of the Board F. T. W. NASH, Secretary Ontario August. 1973 The deadline set by the pro- vincial government for the four- cwnpany consortium to make its decision. Frank Spragins. president of Syncrude, and Bill Dickie, min- ister of mines and minerals, were unavailable for comment on what the company decided. Uusually informed sources said the deadline might be ex- tened to allow further negotia- tions between the company and the province. The owners of Syncrude, Im- perial Oil Ltd. Cities Service Ltd.. Atlantic Richfield Canada Limited and Gulf Oil Canada Ltd., have had a proposal for the sands in some form for more than 10 years. Public ownership, royalties and development guidelines for the sands, 225 miles northeast of Edmonton, have been major points of negotiation. If the extraction plant goes ahead, it would be the largest capital project ever undertaken in the province. Gas firm's revenue up EDMONTON (CP) North- western Utilities Ltd. has re- ported an increase in revenue for the first half of 1973 but a slight decline in net earnings. Revenue was an increase of from the same period last year, but net earnings were down to President E. W. King said tn the interim report that the de- cline in net earnings was due to warmer weather than usual dur- ing the first half of this year. It would provide employment for 3.000 people during four years of construction and per- manent jobs for atier oper- ation starts in 1978. Current design allows produc- tion of barrels of oil daily. The only company now pro- ducing oil from the sands is Great Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. with a acpacity of bar- rels a day. Preferred Finance Corporation Ltd. Ml60, 345-14 Ave. S.W., Calgary Short term financing avail- able; any amounts over Expedient ser- vice. Phone 262-3908 j or 262-6465 or SEI MONDAY SEPT. 3rd LABOR DAY NEXT SALE MON.r SEPT. 10 AT I P.M. Wednesday j a.m. FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SALES SLAUGHTER HOGS ASSEMBLED AND SOLD MONDAY THRU FRIDAY. WE BUY AND SELL FAT AND FEEDER LAMBS DAILY We carry Hartford Insurance on all livestock FRIDAY 10 a.m. and FEEDER CATTLE SALES 1 p.m. ESPECIAL STOCK CALF AND FEEDERS EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS EXCELLENT ACUITIES FOR FEEDING AND LOADING HOGS. ED FRENCH 338-3986 DAN KLASSEN 345-4358 KEN MILLER, MAGRATH 758-6607 LOU DEJAGER 345-44S9 WHIT HENINGER...... 328-7354 CONSIGN ALL YOUR LIVESTOCK TO: C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK "In The Heart of Canada's Ranching Country" Ph: Office 327-010! 327-3986 Alberto P.O. BOX S.S.T-7-7, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Crossword r A. J. Santora SERMONETTE ACROSS 1 Short race 5 Legume 8 Songs for one T2 hair 17 Surpasses in tyranny 19 E! ifabled site of gold) 21 Oust the incumbent 23 Words of surprise .24 Retribution in kind 26 High note 27 Sixty sees. .28 Gath (keeping mum) 29 Moines 30 Old Test, book 31 32 particles 33 Color 34 36 Rubbish 38 Algerian Governors 1 beats: mus. 2 Finally 3 Bashful 4 Kind of stitch 5 the altogether Eve's garden 7 jawbone of an 8 Like Eddia Cantor 9 City on the Oka 10 Tidytips Cargo: abbr. 41 Not as lazy 43 Weeps 46 Curved line 48 Hindu title of respect 51 Mother-in- law of Ruth 54 Turnpike 56 Skiing event 59 Lovers' meetings 61 Go vt. worker 62 Norse saga 63 Nearby 64 Oxford diet. 65 Gambler's note 67 Shadrach, Meshach 70 Affirmative 71 Sailors 74 Tax dept 75 Clever imitation 77 Tine 78 Wahoo of Exodus 82 Rips 86 Fuel gas 88 MineyTeld 89 Superior officer 91 Sodom fleer 94 Mene, tekel, etc. 98 Key letter 99 Altar words 100 An music 102 Ireland 103 Juicy fruit 105 Brain or strip 107 Had vision 108 Transporta- tation for Moses 109 Minute" groove 111 Watchful 112 Christian or Roman 113 Marquetta 115 Pulpits 117 Macao money 119 Dog-paddled 123 Concur 126 Bahctieader Shaw 129 Whack DOWN Dogtag. for short 12 Bow 13 even keel 14 Enough" 'Susann! 15 Ali shuffle? 16 Adage 17 Reacted to "Calcutta" 18 New Test. book 19 Demon: var. 20 "...enterthe kingdom 22 Doctrine 25 Aiasrrars 28 -and feather 30 Skeptic 31 Tissue 35 stats. 37 Biblical mountain 39 The good people 42 Dine 44 Portend 45 Holy man in India: var 47 Cheer 131 "What's in 134 Billy or nanny 135 Scrooge word 136 Peter to pay Paul 138 Pharisee's attitude 141 Songs fry two 142 African tribe 143 Symbols of peace 144 Symbols of affected modesty 147 Jesus did this at Calvary 148 Rope 143 Reve! 150 Concise 151 bar (serve drinks' 152 Swedish measure 153 Leasa 48 Kick down 49 To the back 50 Seaplane: coll. 52 the street 53 Large lemur 55 Kind of pastry 56 Dry starch 57 Dollar bill 68 Drs. 60 Milk pail: dial. 66 Kind of renewal 68 Diagramless ACROSS 19" X by Lois Jones I BUCKET 5 French cheese 9 Caui i records 10 Mysterious East 12 Require 13 Highway men- ace: 2 wds. 15 Musa Dagh fighter 17 Frenzied 19 ly one 21 Second bana- na: abbr. 22 Grandma to ths kids 23 Thing: Hal. 24 English seafarer 25 Sinning group 27 African republic 29 Legendary Greek poet 30 Ss'stematie 31 Obliterate 32 Sound water depth 33 Uncle in Rotterdam 34 Spar 35 Embroidery or dental 36 StiFIgood 41 Do others 42 Blue serge bane 43 Thir.fog 44 Space 45 Goodsilvw 47 Preservatives 48 Askew 49 50 Knitting stitch 51 Cold in Caen 52 Hidden 56 57 Certain horses 58 Old German coin Oral 60 Tom 61 Armtenfp 62 Joke 63 69 Christian (morality) 72 Feminine suffix 73 Divide 76 Charge 79 Do up packaga ajsin Firm 64 WeP: Lat. 65 Names 68 Animal hide 70 Wander 31 Layers 73 On sheltered s4da 73 Persian poet 74 Unit cS length DOWM 1 Canal or fa? 2 Sour 3 Unit 4 Take on cargo 5 Kind of cooking: col 81 Ensnare: Shak. 83 Originate 84 More impoSta 85 Football, for one 87 Stag 90 Obtain 91 Guided 6 Laughing 7 Verb ending 8 Increase 10 Devotion prayer 11 Loveappie 14 Real loser 16 One who made grada 18 did (locust! Solitary 2C Biblical king 92 Row 93 Arborvitaa 95 Prevalent 96 Within: pref. 97 Attic 101 Distant 104 Grande i 106 Jai 110 Snug s rug 23 Twin 24 Part of pis 25 Goals 25 Electrics! units 27 Bestow 28 Swiftness 29 Lengthwise 30 Solicits 31 Australian birds 32 -.elder or younger 114 Intellectual 116 Pathway! 117 Detest 118 Spring flower 120 Croon 121 Cavity: comb, form 122 Taj 124 Perch 33 West of _ Madrid 3a Coquetts 36 Moon valleys 37 Famous land- ing place 38 Make stags entrance: 2 wds. 39 Lemur 40 N.A. tor- toise IB da Coiogna 127 Armenian city 128 Amen 130 fin 132 (soldier! 133 Ink, in Paris 43 name 46 Dirty look 47 FDR's mater 50 Desert 51 Baptismal receptacle 52 Pierce 53 Art stand 54 Slopes: comb, form re Encores 137 Warrant officer 139 Elongated fish 140 Slender 141 144 Brother 145 Always; poet. 145 High card 56 Our: Ital. 57 Legal matter 59 N.E. 60 Sow again 62 Rel. war of Moslems: var Atnotims 66 Salver 67 She gets what sha wants 69 Musicai syflabis CRYPTOGRAMS SOLUTIONS OF LAST WEEK'S PUZZLES BI300 naa HDBH BOB ODD HOB BQDD BDBD DGH9 QHQQ ODDDOHtl BDI9E) BBQ DBS HBBQ I aaHH naa EI0ODOQQ QBB 1973 by Chteaeo Trtbone-N- Y. Synd. World Rishts EPS HJ ONUS TITAL DOLLARDS EPT DIR GYUM NYUM WY GHW EIUUAWJ? Lois ZTEER ZKEER: RKYIX FUND SKOOEDP OTAITA SULED UIP AUYMDP LTX MANUFLED. India M. Sperry HUP IXLNUG HUPING AR LATER LATTER1 IXN TATTER? -ByL.J. NYAW NSLE USET I P TYOPZHOPT ZISATNSZPU HAZY NYAW NSLE USLP. -Byl.M.S. Last Week's Cryptogrami: Bird in band Mye he would like to scnrry back to btish and be worth lew. There was no gas shortage noticeable at big political pow-wow. Qtriet zone: are wiooring till quitting time. Participant calendar ;