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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta September 9, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Thatcher Stands Firm On Teacher Wage Increase HEGINA (CP) Premier Ross Thatcher today said Ire is firm in Ms stand that the pro- vincial government will not (not) approve salary increases of more than six per cent for teachers. Woman Doctor Jailed LONDON (Reuters) A woman doctor who sent a 14- year-old boy to live in Canada without his mother's consent was sent to prison for nine months Tuesday. A Toronto stu- dent charged with the same off- ence received a 12-month sus- pended sentence. Dr. Rachel Pinney, a 61-year- old child psychotherapist, and Alan Florence, 21, both pleaded guilty to keeping and.maintain- ing Matthew Collings out of England against his mother's will. A worldwide Interpol search was launched for Matthew after he disappeared last April. Cana- dian police found him in To- ronto six weeks later. Prosecutor John Mathew said the hoy and his mother, Rosa- lind Collings, had lived with Dr. Pinney for three years, but moved into a flat last year. He told this story: The boy, 15 this month, hac never known his father who died shortly before his birth. Mrs. Collings had known Dr. Pinney since her marriage anc at one time lived in a room in Dr. Pinney's house with the boy. When Mrs. Collings suffered a breakdown, the boy was sent to friends but went to Dr. Pinney's house on his own initiative. Ht refused to return to live with his mother when she left hospite' but eventually did so, only to re- turn to Dr. Pinney again. On April 27 Dr. Pinney asked Florence, -a Mend, to take Mat thew to Canada. Florence and Matthew flew from London to Toronto and got through immi gration authorities by saying that the boy was visiting a friend until September. Florence and the boy lived in boarding houses in the Torontr area for a month before thej were discovered by police. Dr. Pinney told a detects eha had been looking after the boy as his mother was not eapa ble of doing so. Detective Inspector Jim Sew ell said the boy and his mother had been reunited and the even was regarded as "just a boyish ide." 'ension Plan Premiums Rise OTTAWA (CP) The maxl ittum yearly premium for Car ada Pension Plan coverage wil escalate automatically to in 1971 from this year the department of internal reve- nue announced here. The increase is based on fh maximum annual allowance o two per cent for the rise in th cost of living. The same escala tion factor will raise on maximum pensionable eari ings to from in 1971 The 1971 calculations wi raise the maximum contributio of an employed person to from Self-employed con tributors earning at least must pay the" full premium o their own. Annual contributions have in creased by a similar proportio each year since the plan's ii ception in 1966 when the ful premium was Urban Housing Starts Decline OTTAWA (CP) Urba centres recorded star on dwelling units in the fir; eight monlhs of 1970, a 34.1-pe cent decline from the same p riod last year. Central Housing and Mor gage Corp., in figures release! today, said however that th rate of housing starts continue to rise in August for the thir consecutive month. The seasonally-adjusted a mial rate increased to units in August from July and in the Apr. June quarter. Actual housing starts in A gust numbered unit down 16.3 per cent from the fi lire for August, 1M9. "We are completely ada- he said when a report- asked whether of e Prince Albert pulp mill rike for 7.7 per cent wage aises had .changed the gov- rnment's outlook. The teachers have threaten- >d to strike if they don't get increases they. want but, Ir. Thatcher said, "strike or no rike, there is no way we will ccept more than six per cent." He said the Prince Albe ulp mill, owned 70 per cent arsons and Whittemore of New ork and 30 per cent by the rovince, belongs basically to 19 private sector of the econ- my and is in a different cate- ory from education, "in the case of teachers, tax- ayers must put up every cop- er." The. provinc i a 1 government as said that if trustees settle or more than a six per cent verage boost in a teacher-trus- ee bargaining area, the par1 ver six per cent will have e paid locally. "Our position is still the same. Vitli the wheat crisis and infla- .on, we believe a six per cent ncraase is all we can Jr. Thatcher said. Teachers now are working vithout agreements in any of the province's 10 major bar- jaining areas. Measles Vaccine Causes Side Effects ATLANTA. Ga. (AP) The (J.S. National Centre for Dis- ase Control says a new vaccine gainst German measles has aused side effects in about 15 >er cent of the children vacci- atde. "We've had an incredible umber of Dr. helby Wyll of the centre's im- munization branch said here. However, Dr. Wyll said the is still considered safe and is regarded as the besl means available to prevent defedts which occur fre- uently when pregnant women are exposed to the disease. Dr. Wyll said centre officials lad expected temporary side ef- :eets to show up in five per cen f the children vaccinated. How- ever, he said the problem has jecome so great that officials in ome states wanted to stop the mblic vaccination program. The rubella, or German mea sles, vaccine was licensed in !une, 1969. Since then, about 20 million children have been vac cinated. The centre said the side ef ects range from arthritic symp- oms to rashes and lymph node swelling, with arthritic symp- oms in the small joints the most common. Less frequent, It said, has wen pain in the arms and lands and abnormal burning sensations. Man, World Attendance: 6V4 Million MONTREAL (CP) Man and His World has closed it gates for the 1970 season with Final tally of visitor for its three-month run. Attendance was down from lost year's but fair offi cials had set six million as theii criterion for a successful exhibf lion season. A city hall spokesman sai the fair would be held agai next year. "We have said re peatedly that this fair is perma ncnt, and it will continue ho said. The fair, which ran deficit in the 106 summer, is expected to be ir the red again this year. Lucien Saulnier, Montreal e; eculiye cynmittce chairman said before the fair opened tin year that within a few years Man and His World should pa for itself and eventually show profit. Practical Spice Racks Add special charm 1o yoyr kilcncn the glowing warmth of one of these useful ipico recks. Variety of handsome stylos wooden designed doors. Two drawer base. 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