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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDG: HERALD wedneidoy, u, 1971----------------------------.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What do you do when all you have is AMSTERDAM (CPi isiing youth hoslels, univer- youth division could book spaces priced from SO I vale organizations like Chris- What do vou do when the only sity residences, student-run them tor a 10-cent service cents to were available tian Action which operated a beds left" arc in high-priced hotels and cheap pensions. charge. every night, cheap, clean, bunk-filled tent hotels and all vou have is Sill It also gave Peter a job. John H. Williams, board J Those left out of Hie city camp with hoi-water showers __j 1 r_... i _ _________ mnnMppr sairl nhnut nroaram were scouted bv Dri- in a football field house. AMSTERDAM (CPi What do you do when the only beds left" arc in high-priced hotels and all you have is SlU and a French francs in a fraying jeans pocket? Peter Jansen, 'a. of Ilamil. ton headed for Vondelpark where this summer up to young people a niglit have camped free beside ponds and pathways, long the preserve of Sunday strollers and the oc- casional love-in. Tents were banned as grass began to wither towards the summer's end but inhabitants improvised with plastic gar- bage bags, tarpaulins stretched between trees and brightly striped deck chair Others sought shelter under an overpass straddling the pathways where radios blar- ing beside rows of sleeping bags harmonized with Iralfic overhead. The park project was one of several emergency accommo- dation plans irted by Eu- ropean cities bracing for the summer flood of young Iravel- lers that quickly swamped Chain stores j fly goods in tie up VANCOUVER (CPl Wood- wards and Simpsons Scars Ltd., suffering from four weeks delays in Vancouver's congest- ed port, plan to fly goods from the Orient within three weeks. The two department stores said Tuesday they will bring only small quantities of goods from Hong Kong and Japan at first. Despite lieups at Vancouver wharves caused by a surplus of ships unable to unload at Amer- ican ports because of the US. west coast dock strike, Eatons and The Bay reported inven- tories in relatively good shape, i Neither plan lo fly goods in. i Fred Garhutl of Simpsons- Sears custom department said the store was running short of certain "soft ware" lines. He j said transporting the goods by I air would be expensive for company, but that Ihc extra ex- pense would not be passed on to the consumer because cata- logue prices were set well in advance. Stan Boggis. Woodward's traf- fic manager, said Ihe slorc was running short of promotional items, including incxpens i v e clothing. "The big problem is in ladies and children's he said. isiing youth hoslels, univer- sity residences, student-run hotels and cheap pensions. It also gave Peter a job. HELPED TO CLEAN UP Working for an Ir-ur in the baggage lock-up, lie was one of 30 young people from various countries paid by the city to maintain the park, clean the VI toilets and cold- water showers, staff the low- priced canteen and direct campers with problems to city health department medical and drug team workers lo- cated in an old school building Gear the park. Most, like Peter, were for- mer park residents needing cash. Peter hitch-hiked to Amster- dam from the beaches of Mo- rocco where he had been sup- porting 10 people on his few hundred dollars, arriving here with barely enough to keep himself and his girl-friend for more [him a day or two. Uc retrieved empty bottles from garbage bins and "whole unopened lunches that people just toss away." then worked as a cigarette machine opeia- lor for a "god-awful four weeks, two da.vs and 21i hours." He now lives in a houseboat commune on a canal and plans to find a new job in Am- sterdam when the park pro- ject ends. "Most park people are stu- dents with enough money jusl. passing through." he said. "This place draws them be- cause it's cheap, a Rood place to meet people and open 24 hours a day." He said the chief problems were thieves rifting sleepers' packs and drug-pushers, the target of constantly patrolling police and plainclothesmen. Another Amsterdam project bedding down 1.500 people a night on foam rubber slrips in three converted factories for 70 cents a head served as a model forCopenhaRen's sleep-ins. The Danes varied the basic maltress-and-cold-waler f o r- mula with a tent city, threw in a rib-sticking breakfast of bread, cheese and milk and said the plan kept an esti- mated young visitors out of the parks and Danish disfavor. Parks in London were offi- cially out of bounds for weary travellers this summer, but British bobbies frequently waited until dawn before wak- ing those huddled under bushes and bandstands and asking them to move on. Police handed the sleepers cards telling them about the 12.000 beds and mattresses into which the London Tourist Board's efficient multi-lingual True collective bargaining in ivorker disputes needed EDMONTON (CP> Govern- ments should concentrate on providing a basis for true collective bargaining and avoid legislating solutions lo public employee disputes, Saskatche- wan Premier Allan Blakeney said here. KEEPING COOL Donna Mines, 20, of Melbourne, Florida, finds a way lo beat Ilie heat as water from a neighborhood fire hydrant supplies a refresl-.'ng momenl for the young lass. memo to advertisers Mr. Blakeney, speaking to the convention of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, re- ferred lo the ISssential Services Act enacted by the former Sas- katchewan Liberal government in 1S06 as an example of a gov- ernment using the "legislative whip." He said the bill removed the "right lo institute economic ac- tion" by public employee unions and provided Hie provincial gov- ernment with the sole right to bring about arbitration. Earlier, Stanley Little, presi- dent of CUPE, toW delegates wage guidelines implemented by the federal government had made "an uller farce" of collec- live bargaining rights. He described Dr. John Young, head of federal Prices and In- comes Commission, as a "shrill mouthpiece for the Trudeau government's anti-lalwr propa- ganda." 'POLICY NOT SOUND' If Dr. Young knew anything about inflation, he would have told Mr. Tmdeau his anti-infla- tionary policies were about as iound as "social Credit's funny money Mr. Little aid. In an interview following his address, Mr. Blakeney said the vast majority of unions are re- sponsible in their demands and there were only a few that ex- hibited a hunger for power. 'You can't compare a trade union's power with that of a company such as General Mo- tors." Jackson shot in back SAN RAFAEL. Calif. (AP) Black militant George Jackson was killed by a bullet which en- tered his back, not his head, during an escape attempt at San Quentin prison in which six men died, a final autopsy reporl says. A preliminary report by Coro- ner Donovan 0, Cooke had said the bullet entered J.'-Ason's head and exited through his back. Responding lo the final report issued by Cooke Tuesday, prison authorities repeated their origi- nal report tiat Jackson was shot to death by a tower guard as he attempted to escape the prison. During Ihe Aug. 21 violence, three guards, Jackson and two other convicts were killed. Prison officials say a gun was smuggled into the prison by lawyer Stephen Bingham, who is being sought on a murder warrant. Jackson hid it in Afro-style wig and pulled it out lo start an abortive escape at- tempt, they said. The prison said at the lime Jackson was shot by a guard hi a 20-foot high tower. I San Quentin Warden Louis S. iNekson, responding to questions I alxiut the new autopsy reporl, said the tower guard reported i Jackson was hit as he ran in a i crouched position with his back to tlie tower. PAY YOUR ANDTAKeyoilR CHANCES That's pretty much Ihe way it is with some advertising not even Ihe proprietor really knows lor sure what he is selling. Most times unknown, unmeasured, unaudited, and unnamed circulation audiences are wisely unwanted odds just don't favor the advertiser's dollar. We believe you should have the facts before you buy. Thai's we have Ihe Audit Bureau of Circulations verify our circu- lation regularly-lind and reporl the aclual figures according 1o (heir standards and based upon their auditors' inspections. Above board circulation-be ABC-sure with The Letlibridge Herald The Audit Bureau ol Circulalions is a soil-regulatory assor.i.iiion ol over 4.000 advrrfeng agencies, and publishers, and is recognized as a bureau ol standards lor Ihc prim media industry. Rumor mill luis Trudeau going lo UN UNITED NATIONS (CP) The rumor mill of Ihe world or- ganization got into full swing with the opening of the UN Gen- cral Assembly Tuesday. One of the wildest rumors, and one that drifted over here from Geneva, said that Prime Minister Tmdeau :s in the run- nir.g f >r the job of UN taiy-gcneral. U Thanl, the sec- retary-gcneral, is retiring at the end of Ihc yeai. The UN official who reported Ihat the rumor was first beard in Geneva told the slory Tues- day and said il was an example of how silly rumors can get. Rig accident CADOTTE LAKE (CP) fritz nichlcr, '14, of Athabasca, w a s killed in a drilling rig accident near Inis northwestern Alhcrla lown. Po- lice said he became entangled In some machinery. KELIY'S SON Kirk Kelly, son of Ollawa driver Wayne Kelly, is led away after he walehed his father killed in o mishap during a preliminary race lo the Grand Prix of Canada at Mosporl, Ont. Driver al right is Reg Scullion of Dollard Des Orneaux, Que. This Saturday In Weekend Magazine Can they be directors of big, influential companies a.ml si ill look after the public's interest in the Senate? Or does this load to a conflict of interests yours and theirs? Robert McKcmvn examines this controversial issue in Saturday's Weekend Magazine. Leasing- The New Life Style Why buy when you can lease? Cars, furniture, appliances and many other goods can now be leased from flourishing new businesses. Does it really pay to rent instead of purchase Find out in Joan Nankivcll's article this Saturday in Weekend Magazine. Tommy Joe Cojjey Gets A Kick Out Of football He's the all-time leading scorer in Canadian football. Tint lie still wants to do better. Andy O'Brien Hir Hamilton Tiger Cats' star this Saturday in Weekend Magazine. "Dinner For Two slake the menu memorable when there's just two (if you. Oliver's Weekend Magazine suggestions include Fresh Tomato Soup, Rack Of Lamb and Souffle I'uddiiig With Apricot Saute. The Letlibridge Herald ;