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Page a 7. A DAY IN ae or: Jobs for Summer Applications for summer Neighborhood Youth Corps which starts June 14 and lasts 8% weeks, are being taken at four Community Action Program Centers. Sponsored by CAP, the summer program is designed to provide jobs for students 14 to 18 years old who meet financial need requirements prescribed by the federal government. Only students who will not graduate from high school are eligible for the 25-hour-a-week jobs I’m Eugene Jefferson, tough dude, a cool guy. School, | didn’t dig it. Nothin’ but a drag. | couldn’t use those teachers always yellin’ and those books weren’t saying too much. | wanted to quit and do something, so | quit. at $1.60 an hour. They will work at various job site throughout the valley. Persons interested may contact Quinton Palmer, South Action Center, 97 N. Holden, Midvale; Bruce Moore, Northwest Multi-Purpose Center, 1300 West 2nd .North; Reed Passey, Oquirrh Redwood Action Center, 2610 S. Redwood Road; or George Ipson, Central City Community Center, 615 3rd East. The first few days were dynamite. |hung around the gym, hit the poolroom, a. few parties you know. And then there weren’t any happenings and | needed some dough, so | figure to check me outa job. Right away this dude asks me if | have a High School diploma. And when | say like no, dad, he started to talk about automated production techniques and skilled personnel requirements. | said | didn’t know about that jive, but did he have a good job for me. Lettuce Going Strong It ain’t like | couldn’t get some kind of job, but man, after they take out for Uncle Sam and whatnot, you want to have some folding stuff to front with. Besides, what chick is gonna groove with a dude who’s got no dough. News report last week showed Caesar Chavez calling off the lettuce boycott temporarily, hoping an agreement reached between the AFL-CIO a man’s job. He started rapping about how | didn’t have the skills to do a man’s job, but that he could teach me a little. He said | didn’t have enough education to really know all about it. Union and the Teamsters Union will prove satisfactory. It gives organizing of field workers to the “Chavez union.” In checking out some Salt Lake City produce departments to see how the boycott has been working, we discovered some interesting things: Apparently a number of people The man said | looked likea nice boy and that maybe he could find something for me. | told him boy play with Tarzan and that | wanted Farmworkers have The job is really a drag and the man gives me nothing but grief. He says he might have to lay me off next week. Iwonder if | can find another gig? Wonder if | coulda gota better job if I’d stayed in school? | wonder what I’m gonna do for scratch next week? Eugene Jefferson will spend : many years wondering about his future. If he had spent a few more years in school, he would have known. STAY IN SCHOOL - LEARN WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS (PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL ON YOUTH OPPORTUNITY) been minority of the die-hard boycotters knew what they were : LOOK FOR THE BLACK EAGLE’ “lam convinced that the truest act of courage, the strongest act of manliness, is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally non-violent struggle for justice. To bea man is to suffer for others. God help us to be men.” - Cesar Chavez New SOCIO President Shares Views by Marie Darling The Salt Lake chapter of SOCIO elected Luis Medina as their new president and in a recent interview, he expressed a few of his thoughts, ‘I think the primary goal of SOCIO is to help the institutions and organizations unlock their doors to the minorities. In helping to plan and carry out the programs that help the general community, minorities will better understand their responsibility in the community.” Boycott | raising the question of 7 “| feel agencies must research the problems of minorities more thoroughly and redirect'their efforts to these people. Even the census report was not structured to give us needed information. Many “undesirable” streets and sections of town were skipped by the door to door canvassers.”” “There is a lot of distrust and suspicion on the part of the chicano in the law inforcement agencies in dealing with minorities. SAFETY GIVEN AWARD LOCALLY MAGNA--Kennecott Copper Corporation’s electrolytic refinery near here has earned an Award of Honor from the National Safety Council for 1971 safety performance, it was announced today by G. Ernest Bourne, Utah Safety Council Manager. In earning the highest award of the National Safety Council, the Utah refinery recorded a disabling injury frequency rate of .60 per million man-hours worked, compared to it’s previous record of union lettuce, judging by the reactions of the produce managers we talked to. We found one who says he carries a Union Label in his pocket to show the customers, rather than having to run back to the store room each time (but he didn’t have Black Eagle lettuce that day, 1.74 and the nonferrous refining even though he says he prefers it industry three year average of 14.70. Mr, Bourne will present the because because it is better packed!) Most disturbing was a sign over award to C. A, Zeldin, Utah Copper Division smelting and refining one lettuce bin: ‘‘UNION LETTUCE.” We asked the produce manager, and J. C. Larson, refining in ceremonies boys and the produce manager superintendent, “‘Which Union?” None of them Wednesday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the knew. We asked to see the crates, and Rodeway Inn. found some were Teamsters, some The Utah refinery holds the no union at all. We have to assume national record in the nonferrous that the pacard was an attempt to refining field for man-hours worked satisfy the public with something without a disabling less than the whole truth; and we are injury--3,551,797--established further to assume that only a several years ago.