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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, April J, 1971 THI UIUBRIDGI HERAID 3 Marketing board chairman adniUs facing tough job PAUL DABEY KDMONTON (CP) Tmil B.'ibey crta. BuL Mr. Babey, wlip started arming al H when liis father died, does not intend to give up iLs operation. "I don't think I will ever com- pletely give up farming." Involved in farm organiza- ions since he started farming, Mr. Babey made it lo the board o! the Farmers Union of Alberta n 1958 and lo its presidency in 953. FORMED U7VIFAIIM He became the first president o( Uniform in March, 1971, and resigned last November take the conservation post. He led the move to create Unifarm by merger of the farmers' union with the Alberta Federation of and in doing so led the fight against merger of his union with the militant National Farmers' Union. Formatjon of Unifarm, now representing o[ Alberta's 50.090 farmers on a direct mem- bership basis, was an accom- plishment unprecedented in Ca- nadian agricullure, bringing to- gether individual farmers and special-interest groups. He is oplLnislic the new coun- cil will be supported by NFU President Hoy Atkinson and his organization. "Our doors will he open lo all tho organizations because we'll need a combined effort anc, ideas from all the groups In do Ihc best job for the industry." Mr. Babey said that for many years agriculture concentrated on production and "did a dam good job." "At the same time, we per- haps did not pul as much em- phasis on tho marketing side and over the years I've al ways tried to get producers in- volved in the marketing proc- ess." BIJiVEFITS EXPECTED While the new council is gouif to cost chairman's salary is estimated at about benefits lo Ihe pro- ducers involved would "far out weigh the costs." "When commodity agencies arc set up I think there will be a deduction on the product, hui it will depend on the kind ol plan and recommendation tha the producers themselves sub- mit." lie emphasized the councL has "no intention" of imposing marketing boards on any group of producers against their fear expressed vocif. eroiisly by livestock producers during Lhe 7.1 montlw; it look to ;el Iho marketing act through Parliament. Even if we Iricd, it wouldn't work because it has lo come 'rom the majority of producers aflcr they have considered all :heir problems. Then the council can move into its role of assisl- iig Ihem arid facilitating a mar- feeling board." Designed to end the so-called 'chicken-and-egg tho act provides for a system of na- tional marketing boards to facil- itate orderly marketing. Various provinces have formed their own marketing boards and have been accused o f restricting interprovincial trade, with Quebec insisting that all eggs marketed in its ju- risdiction be moved Ihrough a provincial board. Othc- inccs retaliated, Imposing Im- port resb-iclions on Quebec broiler chickens. Tho Quelxx action resulted after Manitoba egg priducers shipped Iheir surplus into the eastern province at prices lower than Quebec producers could match. "This Is one of the problems that the national council will be confronted Mr. Babey said when asked whether mar- ket sharing and the imposition of production quotas could hurt producers in any one area. "1 think you will have produc- ers looking a I their problem from tho different regions in terms of Ihe total national good. I've always liari a lot of faitii in producers being able to work out the particulars when the objective is an improvemen' for the industry in total." Stolen egg relumed EDMONTON (CP) Even the meanest of thieves can be soft hearted. In an apologetic note, lliieves have told police where to lo- cale a three foot long choco- late Easter egg stolen from a shopping centre last week. The ncte said that culprits realized they were "the mean- est Ihieves in town." The egg, weighing 60 pounds, has been returned- Ro-Neet: best for weed control in sugar beets 1 The best way to get sure control of most grass and broadleaf weeds is to mix Ro-Neet herbicide in the soil before planting. Or inject Ro-Neet at planting time. With Ro-Neet right in the weed germinat- ing zone, you destroy weeds as they sprout. You don't gamble on rain orhavetoirrigatetomake your herbicide work. Rain or shine, Ro-Neet works all the time. 'Liquid Ro-Neet 7.2E is easy to apply and controls nutgrass, nightshade, barnyardgrass, wild oats, redroot pig- weed, lambsquarters, foxtails and many otherweeds.Thinning and blocking cost less, are easierand moreaccurate, including electro-mechanical thinning. For bigger yields of sugar boots, get Ro-Neet now. Stauffer Chemical Company of Canada, Ltd., Montreal and Vancouver. Distributed in Canada by: Chipman Chemicals Limited Beloeil, P.Q., Hamilton, Winnipeg Ro-Neet from I We Must Reduce Our Bedding Department inventory! This is just a small sample of the stock to be cleared at DRASTIC DISCOUNTSl A Big Selection every price range. Coma in Diifl see foi yourselfl Walnut BEDROOM SUITE triple dresser. cKiff 54-60" heodboord. NigM available. Reg. 323.00 CLEAN-UP SALE friplc dresser, i ch.ff. Night available. Reg. CLEAN-UP SALE drawer Walnut 3 Pee. Bedroom Suite Wilh double dresser, thiff ond 54-60" hcodboaid. Night tables available. Reg. 333.0O. CIEAN-UP SAlt Walnut 3 Pee. Bedroom Suite 7 drawer drcsjer, i drawer thilf., 34" panel bed. Night tables cvailable. Rog. 368.00. CLEAN-UP SALE............ Green Modern 3 Pee. Bedroom Suite double drcss-ir, door chpst o headboard. Nialit available Reg. 4-17.00. CLEAN-UP SAlt ____ 3 Pee. Wulnut Bedroom Suite Wilh large masler dresjcr, chiff. and your choica o! 4-6 panel bed or queen size bed. Reg. 410.00. CIEAN-UP SAIE............. Contemporary Styled 3 Pee. Bedroom Suite triple dresser, 54" panel bed and 5 drawer chest, Niohf tables available. Reg, CLEAN-UP SALE................ ;249 Modern 3 Pee. Bedroom Suite Wilh dresser, 54-60" headboard and doer chest. Nighl table! available. Reg.. CIEAN-UP SALE GERARD COLLINS Walnut 5 Pee. Bedroom Suite Wflh cedar lined door chest, tripln drcsjcr, .SH-60" headboard ond niaht tables. Reg. 649.00. CLEAN-UP SALE BEAUTIFULL MODERN STYLE KROEHLER Walnut 5 Pee. Bedroom Suite Includes triple dresser, ehiff., 54-60" headboard end 2 nigM foblea. Reg. 729.00. CIEAN-UP SALE Our entire stock of floor display PRICED TO CLEAR! 4'6" Perma Foam Mattress and Box Spring Oueen tizff perma foam maltrcii and box iprinn. Reg. 269.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SALE............ Queen Size Sealy quill caio maltrcli and box ipring. Reg. 199.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP STYLE 3-3 Sealy Poilurepedic mollrcsi and box ipring. Rug. 199.00. SPRING CLEANUP SALE 4-0 Sealy Posluropodic mollreis and box ipring. Rog. 199.00, SPRING CLEAN-UP SAtE 3-3" Capilol deluxe ensemble maltrcii, box ipring. headboard, legs and brockets. SPECIAL Reg. 225.00 SPRING CLEAN-UP SAIE 3-3 Simmoni Garland mallrcn and box ipring Rao. 99.00. SPRING CLEAN UP SAIE 4-6 Sfmmoni Beautyrest matlrcu ond box ipring. Reg. 239.00. SPRING CLEAN UP 5ALE 4-0 Cnpitol deluxe matlrcn and box ipring. Reg. B9.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SAVE 1-6 Capilol deluxa maltrcn and box ipiing Reg. 89.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SALE ,00 MISCELLANEOUS ODDS AND ENDS 4 drawer cniff., wnlnuf. Reg. 110.00. SPUING CIEAN.UP 5AIC 4-drowcr ehiff., walnul. Regular Si.OO. SPRING CLEAN-UP, SALE I drawer chlft Walnul- Rcg. 115.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SALE 54-60" Headboard. Walnul Reg. 35.00. SPRING CIEAN-UP SALE Night tablet, walnut. Reg. 49.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SALE PLEASE NOTEI We liavo a largo selection at spring cFecn-up sale prices! Nighl labfc, oak. Reg, 79.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SAIE Door chiff., oak. Reg. 169.00. SPRING CltAN-UP SALE Night tabtci, walnul. Reg. 79.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SAIT 54-60" Walnut Meadboardi. Reg. SPRING CLEAN UP SALE 4' Walnut Panel Bod. Reg. 75.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SALE 30" Walnul hoadboard. Reg. 79.9i. SPRING CLEAN-UP SAIE of tingle ilemi lucli ru dressers, niglil tablet, chiffoniers, nlc. (ifI going CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE 327-8578 Open 9am. to 6 p m, MoiuJny to Saturday except lliuridny and Friday 9 n m. to 9 p.m. ;