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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LtTHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, September 24, 1971 L_ 1972 TORINO Tely service to coiiliinie TORONTO (CP) The To-1 ronlo Telegram Syndicate will continue lo business will he reduced for a The Telegram ceases publication, director Don Hunt said here. The Telegram's mailed ser- vice, incorporated as a separ- ate company, provides columns, cartcons and other features to most Canadian papers and about 200 United States papers. The service also provides a mailed news report to 12 Cana- dian daily newspapers and this Mill cease when The Telegram stops publishing. Breadwinners can't find work OTTAWA (CP) Nobody brings home a paycheqne in one out of every three Canadian families hit directly by unem- per cent a d nobody working. But one or more mem- bers of the remaining families remained working ployment. In the other two, at j while a lather, son or other kin least one member of the family I ivas jobless. The figures are contained in a study of unemployment pub- lishcd here by Statistics Can- ada under the title Facts About still working. On average last year, for ex- ample, 336.000 families cxperi- enced some unemployment. Of those households, about HO. 000 the Unemployed. It contains breakdowns of statistics during the last decade. Data on the impact of unem- ployment on family units are averages of figures assembled throughout the year during four months in spring, summer, fall and winter. The numbers thus present a typical situation, al- though patlerns normally fluc- tuate with Ire seasons. Pipeline firm to increase crude oil carrying capacity CALGARY (CP) A direc- J. A. Cogan, also a senior of oil daily from the Athabasca :or of Jnlerprovincial Pipe Line vice-president of Imperial Oil Co. of Edmonton said today his Ltd., said the increased capa- company will increase its crude oil carrying capacity by constructing a 48-inch pipeline: crude and conventional from Edmonton to eastern Can- market. oil The slalislics suggest that while unemployment has grown worse in recent years, the pro- portion of affected families without at least one member winning some bread has de- clined. Compared to Hie 35 per cenl of affected families with nobody working last year, the propor- tion of families in the same situ- ation during 19G5 was 39 per cent. FAMILY HEADS JOBLESS Similarly, among all (he un- employed last year, 37 out of 100 were heads of families whereas 43 of 100 unemployed were the family's chief bread- winner in 1965. Thai proportion fluctuates with the seasons, reflecting in part tlie greater number oi young people on the labor mar- ket in the summer months. .For example, 42 per cent of the unemployed last January to reserves, 250 miles northeast of j were heads of households, but Edmonton. that proportion declined to 20 Oil Sands. The company now is author- city would alleviate any prob-1 ized to extract 80.000 barrels a lems in moving both synthetic' day teginning in 1976 from the Production from the sands is ada. He made the statement to The company now has three hearing of the Alberta Energy j labelled "synthetic" to distin- lines running to the cast and Resources Conservation Board I giiish it from that produced in would start on the fourih a which is considering an appli-j the conventional manner 48-inch diameter pipe next cation by Syncrudc Canada I through wells. per cent in July. fn the same two months, tlie proportion of total unemployed among single sons or daughters living with their famlies rose to i Ltd. to produce barrels The matter of pipeline capa- j 49 per cent in July from 33 per 5135 round trip city was raised when counsel for the Independent Petroleum Association of Canada asked cent in January. On average throughout last year, the study shows an uncm- what production would be cut if I ployed total of 492.000. Of those, many. Gerlach said. Gerlach said that it is the in- tention of Atlantis to "remain competitive with Lufthansa and other scheduled carriers belong- ing to the International Air Transport Association." NEW YORK (Renter) At-; tiveeu New York and West Ger- lantis Airways of West Ger-! many, round trip between j manv announced here a new Chicago and West Germany and i off-peak charier rate of 5135 5290 between the west coast of' round trip. New York lo Frank- Ihe United Stales and West Ger- furt, effective Feb. The announcement was made at a news conference by Diet- rich Gerlach, general manager for North America of Atlantis Airways, who Raid regularly scheduled airlines are out to ruin the charter companies. Atlantis is West Germany's: only privalcly-owiicd and inde-1 pendent charter airline with' world-wide operations. The new rale, based on the! economies of tiie planeload I chart'-- concept, is believed to: be the lowest off-season rate available. I Peak season rales, for the, months of June. July and Au- gust, will be 5190 round trip be- line capacity was insufficient to handle both conventional and synthetic crude. or about nine per cent were living singly, outside of family units. The petroleum association dThe majority 44.000 belonged asked that conventional produ- priority. to families In 182.000 of the affecled head of the household or main breadwinner was out of work. The rest had sous or daughters or olher blood rela- tvcs unemployed. NOBODY WORKING Among the experiencing families unemployment. had nobody working. But families still had one member employed, G9.000 had s Edmonton bank robbed again EDMONTON down- town branch of the Toronto-Do- grOWCl'S HALIFAX (CP) Joseph Morris, vice-president of the Ca- nadian Labor Congress, denied today that the CLC has ever at- tempted to raid government em- ployees' jurisdiction. Commenting on a report from lllOl'e militant the Edmonton convention of the Canadian Union of Public Em-; CALGARY (CP) The Al- minion Bank was robbed yes-; ployees, Mr. Morris said: i berta Wheat Pool says terday for the second time two months Mr. Cogan said that would not be a problem with in- creased capacity but said if the question did arise those affect- ed would be companies which did not make adequate ar- rangements. Syncrude submitted a letter to the conservation board from Inlerprovincial Pipe in which the transmission company made assurance it would be' two mycheques" coming in and le to handle all pany's production. Syncrude is a consortium owned by Gulf Oil Canada Ltd., ou.j, Imperial Oil Ltd., Atlantic- tlie total unemployed at iiitchfield Canada Ltd., and: with living singly and Canada Cities Service Ltd., and members of iam- was formed especially for op-' ilies. cration in the oil sands. In of the affected fami- per was the head of the household who was out of work. A total of or more than one-quarter of the famlies ex- periencing unemploymenl hnd nobody working. But had one membre employed, had two per- sons in jobs and 54.000 three or more members bring- able to handle all of the com- i had three or more mem- bers with jobs. The most up-to-date break- down, dealing with July, shows ttul "The CLC has not actively vey of p rov i nci a 1 farmers sought affiliation of provincial' shows the grain growers want their organizations to be more ing home pay. roiice were searcning ior a middle-aged man who "It's true we have had discus- with between and with provincial groups, just before not seeking applications, Indicating he had a gun, we have no applications man handed a note to the provincial groups before demanding money, lie he said. caped on report of a possible split A man now is wailing CUPE, the largest na- after Ihe same branch at group in Ihe CLC and the Street and Jasper Avenue resulted from a resolu- robbed in passed Wednesday in Ed- by CUPE lo withhold TT to the parent CLC r ASPHALT while disputes are not settled f PAVING we have no applications before us, there can be no said Sir. Moms. P TOUESTRUP if the suggested nonpayment of contributions would k Construction Co. Ltd. 4 k SAND ond GRAVEL e. CUPE from CLC affiliation, Mr. Morris said this would be a matter W PHONE interpretation of the constitu- 328-2702 the possibilities are very remote." Live Entertainment Nightly From 12 Midnight THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY THIS "TOM'S TABER MEMBERS OF THE TABER POIKA AT DALLAS 312 Sib STREET LICENSED their organizations to be more m i I i t a n t in presenting rural CHDO11S I'elCC views to the government. I 1 views to the government. The pool said farmers join organisation mainly to achieve a stronger voice for their in- dustry or commodity group and want more influence on the Canadian wheat board anil with respect to agriculture legisla- tion. They look lo the organiza- tions they join for information, provision of research, product promotion, marketing, advice and related research, the pool said. Ontario leads student loans OTTAWA (CP) Almost half the students receiving Canada student loans last year were from Ontario. Statistics released today hy the finance department show that Ontario students bor- rowed under the fed- erally-guaranteed loan plan dur- ing a one.year period ending June 30, 1971. The total amount loaned in Canada, except in Quebec which does not participate in the plan, was The number of borrowers was The previous year was shared by students. Since the beginning of the loan plan in 19W, Joans have been authorized totalling million. Israel expects the number of foreign tourists in IS7I to reach I he ministry of tourism announced, talks end at Helsinki HELSINKI (AP) The fifth round of the United Stales-So- viet Union talks to limit stra- tegic weapons closed here with both sides looking ahead lo fur- ther sessions" in November in Austria. Conference sources said: "The session ended on a posi- live nolc, with bolh sides deter- mined to use the period between .sessions to useful advantage for resumption of constructive ses- sions in the sixth round in Vi- enna." The talks are known as the "strategic arms limitation for sort. This round of talks produced two subsidiary agrcemcnls an- nounced earlier in Washington. One steps up the technology by satellite communication of Iho "hot line" between Moscow and Washington. The oilier provides for vast consultation between the two countries in event of an atomic accident. j No agreement has liccn reached in 22 months of negotia- tions on the main issues of lim- iting defensive and offensive missiles systems. CHOLKIIA NEAR LISI10N LISBON (Jlciiler) -Portu- guese health authorilirs said yeslerday (hnt four confirmed cases of cholera had been do tcclcd at Almfifla, near Lisbon. The four persons were said lo he doing woll m n Lisbon hospi- tal. J VIKING ZIG ZAG PORTABLE SALE, each Pre-selling on a new 1972 Viking- Zig- Zag Portable. Quantities are lim- ited so hurry in for this outstanding offer. Note the top quality features: Heavy duty deluxe mechanism Precision straight sewing with push button reverse Stitch for reinforcing seams Lever zig zag control with locks for any zig zag width Overcast seams, prevents fraying edges Makes buttonholes and desired length Makes decorative designs manually Appliques for decorative effect Monograms initials and designs This machine is also available in a beautiful walnut veneer top cabinet with variable speed knee control. Priced at savings. SALE, each 109 95 VIKING WARRANTY: 20 years on parts, one year on service Sewing Machines, Lower Floor EATON'S Shop Tonight until 9 p.m. Saturday 9 to p.m. BUY LINE 328-8811. ;