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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta April 5, 1971 LfTHBRIDGS HERA1D 11 Study based on terminnl_ inland grain elevators not shipping answer CALGARY (CP) Use of in- land grain terminals does not appear to be a practical solu- tion to shipping problems fac- ing Western Canadian farmers, says the Alberta Wheat Pool. The pool's conclusion is based on a study of the Lethbridge terminal but "it is assumed findings would apply to those at Edmonton and Calgary as well." Such terminals would clean grain and prepare it for direct loading onto ships rather than putting it through coastal ter- minals. EXTRA COST The study calculated that on a volume of 200 cars of 1 c. w. a week out of Ixjlhlirldgo the additional cost per bushel would be between 14.5 and 13.8 cents. Tlie pool said the extra cost can "be justified financially from the producers standpoint only if it avoids heavy ship de- murrage penalty." Grain could be shipped di- rectly to inland terminals from farms, the report said, but "it is not practical to depend on such a system during the Urns of spring road bans or during tlie seeding season." To ensure delivery under such a system, a fleet of char- tered or purchased trucks would be needed at a cost of ahout a week. Grain could also be brough from country elevators by rai hut a stop-over charge of PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, Cancer can strike anyone a> any age It can affecr children as well as adulis, but it strikes with increasing frequency with advancing age. The fight against cancer in Canada Is spearheaded by two National voluntary organizations ihe CAN- ADIAN CANCER SOCIETY and the NATIONAL CAN- CER INSTITUTE OF CANADA, These two organizations work closely Ihe federal and Provincial Depart- ments of Health, with the treatment agencies and with the Canadian Medical Association. And where- as the Cancdfan Cancer Society is the only National Voluntary Health Agency fighting Cancer through Research, Education and Palient Services, I, Andrew Anderson, Mayor of Lethbridge, do hereby draw to Ihe attention of all citizens that SUNDAY, April 16th Shall be declared CANCER SUNDAY AND FURTHER, I do hereby declare that the Month of April shall be CANCER CONTROL MONTH, and do earnestly request that the Residential Blitz on Cancer Sunday, April 16lh and during the month of April receive the earnest end full support of the citizens of Lethbridge and District. BELIEVE IT. CANCER CAN BE BEATEN. ANDREW ANDERSON, Mayor Jumps 170 feet into gorge visit Oil Schedule despite labor troubles ents a busliel coutd be applied. The railway is currently tak- ng 15G cars of 1 c. w. wheat a week from the area a Leth- >ridge terminal would serve and if Ihis was maintained along with Ihe terminal system 'arm stocks would be sufiiclenl to last 10 to 11 weeks. CUT SEKVICE But it was possible railway! would cut service to country elevators if the terminal system was employed because there would he insufficient rolling stock lo handle botii. Farmers would also have to pay additional elevation charges because ot the extra terminal, the report said, and they would lose money on screening from cleaned grain because ot difference in value between the prairies and the west coast. NIAGARA FALLS, Out. (CP) A man ended up in the icy Niagara River after a wild chase Involving police and a 170-foot leap into tho Is'iagara gorge. Constable Tom Willette spotted a man selling fire to a pile of garbage oulslde an apartment building behind the police station. The man ran two blocks to the edge of a concrete retaining wall and, Just as constable Wil- lette was about to grab him, he jumped 170 feet into the gorge. When two officers followed him by climing down stairs, he jumped into the Niagara Hlver. He climbed out, but jumped back in when two firemen were lowered into the gorge by rope and rescue chair. Eventually, police said, he climbed nut of the water. The 28-year-old man Is In satisfactory condition In hos- pital suffering from shock. Police believe the man may have bounced off a ledge on the way down and may have landed in some snow. They said they could not understand why he wasn't killed. He is Ihe first person lo escape injury after tumb- ling into the gorge, police said. Tourism meet plans go ahead MADRID (AP) Organizers of a world tourism conference centres might change (lie presi- are going ahead with plans for j. y mid-April meeting in this t Spanish city despite the with. I The National Association of WASHINGTON (CP) Plans for President Nixon's visit to Canada "are proceeding on schedule" despite Canadian labor troubles involving televi- sion ami radio networks, n White House spokesman said Tuesday. Deputy Press Secretary Ger- ahi Warren was asked whether the labor dispute which led to establishment ot picket lines in various Canadian to Japan on the president's he- half. An official announcement of the scliedule and tlx? visiting party is expected to be made jointly within a few days at Ot- tawa and Washington. NABET officials have calico1 n all reporters who planned to over Ihe Nixon trip not lo cross drawal of the International Air Broadcast Employees and Tech- fransport Association (IATA) established the picket on grounds the meeting would j iines in a dispute with the CBC. not be genuinely representative. uousc Of Commons last A source close to the organic- wrek, Patrick Nowland crs blamed ttie IATA pullout on Annapolis Valley) asked ahout Seek to adopt 7 sisters TORONTO (CP) More than 150 persons have applied to adopt seven sisters whose need for parents was revealed March 14. quotas ch its opposition to sitting down at the same meeting with air charter operators, arch compet- itor of IATA for tourist money. Victor Taruella of the Spanish hotel chain Melia and one of the principal organizers, noted that :he world congress on air trans- portation to be held in Madrid April 17-20 had adopted that natnu after discarding a plan to call ttie meeting "the world con- gress on charter flights and tourism. Knut Hammarskjold, IATO director-general, announced last week that IATA was withdraw- ing support from the meeting. ILo said the International Civil Aviation Organization, world anged WINNIPEG (CP) Changes In the delivery quota for select- ed barley and the D quota for wheat, effective April 3, were announced loday by the Cana- dian wheat board. The wheat board has author- ized the delivery of a second carlot of any variety of six-row barley in order to meet the ad- ditional requirements of pro- cessors in Alberta. Only those producers who have assigned sufficient quoia acres to select- ed barley will be able to take advantage of this qiiola change. Tlie D quota for wheat, au- thorizing producer deliveries of two bushels a quota acre of No. c.s. red spring wheat only, went inio effect in one shipping block, Saskatoon main. not been invited and that the European directors-general of civil aviation will not attend. attend, however, and is scheduled to speak at an April 18 session. Helen Allen, whose Today's Child column is distributed to newspapers tlirougli the On- tario government, said In an interview today the response has been fantastic and letters still are pouring in. Those applying include a family in Western Canada that already has six daughters and an Eastern Canadian family with 12 children. Miss Allen said a family [rom the United States also applied. They have 10 children under the age of 10, but the Hammarskjold family is financially sound and quite capable of looking after seven more, she said. The girls, Diane, 13, Lu- cienne, 12, Suzanne, 11, Ni- cole, 10, Anita, 8, Monlque, 7, and Pauline, 6, have been without parents for some time, and wish to remain to- gether. Even two unmarried men applied to adopt the girls, Miss AUen said. One, en- gaged, said his wife-to-be has agreed to take Uiem, and (be other, without a girl-friend, promises to pet one fast if able to get Ihe Inquiries concerning the sis- ters should be sent tu: PJO- day's Child, Box 838, Station K, Toronto. the; possible effects of the picket lilies on foreign and Canadian correspondents covering t b e visit. State Secretary Gerard Pelletlcr replied that he was prepared to bave discussions with the parties in the dispute. REPORTERS SIGN UP The White House posted oil cial notice of the April 13-15 (rip Monday, asking interested cor respondents to sign up. So far more than CD have indicated they will cover the trip. Meanwhile, White House sources said Tuesday the pvesi dent's official party seems cer tain to include State Secretar William Rogers and securit; advise Henry Kissinger, bu (hat Treasury Secretary John Connally is unlikely lo go along JQ icavc directly from Ottawa for a trip Most popular COALDALE (HNS) Floor hockey was the most popular sport in 1971, councillor Wil- liam Martens recently told the annual ratepayers' meeting. The County of Lethbridge south ern regional recreation board Fire damages Estevan iniiie ESTEVAN, Sask. (CP) Damage is estimated at in a fire at the Manitoba anc Saskatchewan Coal Co. mine 13 miles southwest of here. Doug Robinson, manager the company, said today mos of the damage occurred in th control room, to conveyor belt their picket lines at centres where Nixon will be visiting. The more than techni- cians have been conducting ro- tating strikes against the CBC since Jan. 22 to back demands for more money and a shorter work week in a new contract. The technicians man camerai and handle radio and television equipment. THE SENATE THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA The expression "communrcaiion has become quite popular in the last few yr-drs The nig in purpose of Ihe Senate of The Univr-rsuv of Alberta is to see that no such gnri is prr-rjitpd to exist or to develop between the people nf Alberta and their university. A substantial majority of the member? of iho Senate are persons in vgrrous walks of life. drawn from widely separated pans of ihp Province. They were elected to ihp s primp 10 represent ihe public's interests, ;ind in hpip break down the all too popular "ivory IOWPI" concept of Ihe University. The Senate, which will hold its next regular meeting on May 1 2. 1 972. would thrir-fore welcome submissions from any pprsnn or group of persons having suggestions to offnr of ways in which the University s effectiveness, as n publicly supported institution of higher learning, might be improved, Persons or groups wishing lo maVp lo the Senate for consideration at its May meeting are requested to make them m wnlmg to Mr, A. D. Cairns, Secretary of the Senate, The University of Alberta. Edmonton, not later tliBn April 1 2. 1972. Submissions recetvpd hy this date will then be referred to appropriate Senate Committees for preliminary study prior to the meeting of the Senate Persons wishing to appear before the Senate in support of their submissions should ariviso Mr. Cairns to this effect Any other persons wishing to attend ihe meeting should clso contact the Secretary MR. A. D. CAIRNS, Registrar The University of Alberla Edmonton 7, Alberta Kitti Tissu A TO Ib. bog of convenient end eosy to use pet litter. Absorbent ond