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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta April S, 1971 Vri6 LtTHBRIDGS HERAID 1] Study based termiiinl inland grain elevators not shipp ng answer CALGARY (CP) Use of in- land (irain terminals does not appear to be a praclical solu- tion to shipping problems fac- ini! Western Canadian farmers, says the Alberta Wheat Pool. The pool's cor.clubion is based en a study of (lie Lclhbridge terminal but "it is assumed findings would apply to those ot Edmonton and Calgary as well." Such terminals would clean fii'ain 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. wheat a week out of Ixilhlirldgo the additional cost per bushel would he between 14.5 and 13.81 cents. The pool said the extra cost can "be justified financially from Ihe producers standpoint only if it avoids heavy ship dc- muri-avje penalty." Grain could be shipped di- rectly to inland terminals from farms, Ihe report said, but "It is nol practical to depend on such a system during the tirna ol 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 about a week. Groin could also be brought from country elevators by rail but a stop-over charge of Jump 170 feel into gorge visit OH Schedule despite labor troubles PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, Cancer can strike anyone a> any age can affec, children as well as adulls, but il strikes wilh increasing frequency with advancing age. The fight against cancer in Canada Is spearheaded by two Nalfonal 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, wilh llie treatment agencies and with Ihe Canadian Medical Association. And where- as Ihe Canadian Cancer Society is the only National Volunlary Health Agency fighting Cancer through Research, Education and Palienl Services, I, Andrew Anderson, Mayor of Lethbridge, do hereby draw lo Ihe attention of all ciliieni lhat 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 earncslly requesl thai the Residential Blitz on Cancer Sunday, April 16lh and during the month of April receive the earnest end full support of the citizens of Lelhbridge and District. BELIEVE IT. CANCER CAN BE BEATEN. ANDREW ANDERSON, Mayor cenls a buslicl could ho applied. The railway is currently lak- InE ISO cars of 1 c. w. whcal a week from llie area a Leth- bridgc terminal would serve and if lliis was maintained along wilh llie terminal system [arm stocks would be sufficlenl to last 10 to 11 weeks. CUT SKHVICE But it was possible railway! would cut service to country elevators if the terminal system was employed because there would be insufficient rolling stock Lo handle both. Farmers would also have to pay additional elevation charges because ot the cxtrn terminal, the report said, and they would lose money on screening from cleaned grain because ot difference in value between the prairies and thi west coast. N 1 A G Ml A FALLS, Out. (CP) A man ended up in the icy Niagara River after a wild chase Involving police and a 170-foot leap into llio Niagara gorge. Constable Tom Willette spotted a man selling firn to a pile of garbage oulslcle an apartment building behind Ihe police station. The man ran two blocks to Ihe edge of a concrete retaining wall and, Just as constable Wil- Icllc was about to grab him, he jumped 170 feel into the gori'e. When two officers followed him by climing down stairs, he jumped into the Niagara River. 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 out a'. Ihe water. The 28-year-old man Is In sntistactory 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 Ihey could not understand why he wasn't killed. He is Ihe first person lo escape Injury after tumb. ling info the gorge, police said. 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. L'V quotas changed WINNIPEG (CP) Changes In the delivery quota for select- ed barley and the D quota for wheat, effective April 3, were announced lodny 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 liavo assigned sufficient quota acres to select- ed barley will be able to take advantage of this quota change. The 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. Helen Allen, whose Today's Child column is distributed to newspapers tlirongli 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 Irom the United Slates also applied. They have 10 children under Ihe age of 10, but the 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, Mordque, 7, and Pauline, 6, have been parents for some time, and wish to remain to- gether. Even two unmarried men applied lo adopt the girls, Miss Allen said. One. en- gaged, said his wife-lo-be has agreed to take Uiem, and (he other, without a girl-friend, promises to get one tasl if able to get Ihe gh-K Inquiries concerning the sls- lers should he sent lu: '10- day's Child, Box 838, Station K, Toronto. ONLY PER YARD Available in the latest spring shades Use Your Woolco Charge for These Fabric Values. Chantilly Knit Mode from polyester and anlron II is fully washable. 45" widlh. 7 beauliM spring shades lo choose from. YD. 3.96 Beachcomber Denim terryknit that is poly- ester and 50% colton. 45" wide. Stripes and matching plains fo choose from, YD. Printed Peeping Tom 100% printed polyester lhat Is com- pletely washable. oO" wide. SPECIAL, YD. Screen Printed Warpknit A hlcnd of polyester nnd acelale, For thai soft clinging look. Beau- liful prinls for spring. w wide. 2.96 Plain Peeping Tom To mix or malch with the printed. 60" wide. 5 vibrant O QQ colon. SPECIAL, YD. Brother Sewing Machine Fully automate. Zig-zags, blind Hem 5, BGWS on buttons, needles, built In bullon holer, re- verso ilitch and many other fea- tures. 157.97 Optn Dnily 9 o.m. lo t p.m.; Thurldpy and Friday 9 a.m. la 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Mqgrath Drive Tourism meet plans go ahead MADRID (AP) Organizers of a world tourism conference I might change the prosi- are going al.ead with plan, ,or u mid-April meeting in this Spanish city despite the with-1 The National Association of drawal of the International Air Broadcast Employees and Tech- WASIIINGTON (CP) Plans for PrtsLdcnL Nixon's visit Lo Canada "are proceeding on s c h c d LI 1 c" despite Canadian labor troubles involving televi- sion a nd radio networks, n White House spokesman said Tuesday. Depuly Press Secretary Ger- ald Warren was asked whether (lie labor dispute which led Lo establishment ot picket lines !n various Canadian Transport Association (IATA) Liicians established the picket on grounds the meeting would lincs ln n riispute wUh the CBC. not genuinely representative. In llie o[ Commons last A source close to Hie organiz- wrek, Patrick Nowland ei's blamed the IATA pullout on Annapolis Valley) asked about its opposition to sitting down at I he possible effects of the pickci lines on foreign and Canadiat correspondents covering the visit. State Secretary Gerard Pellctici- replied that he was Ihe same meeting with nir charter opcralors, orcli compet- itor of IATA for tourist money. Victor Taruclla of the Spanish il chain Melia and one of the principal organizers, noted that ,he congress on air trans- portation lo be held in Madrid April 17-20 had adopted that name after discarding a plan to call llie meeting "Ihe world con- gress on charier (lights and .ourism." Knut Hammarskjold, IATO director-general, announced last week lhat IATA was withdraw- ing support from Ihe meeting. Ho said the International Civil Aviation Organization, world body of 122 governments, had not been invited and lhat the European directors-general of civil nvialion will not attend. Hammarskjold will attend, however, and is scheduled to speak at an April 18 session. 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 LcthbridgQ south ern regional recreation hoard is in charge of rec- reational programs in the town. W. D. GcMcrL is the recreation director and Mrs. Marj Kaminski his assistant. prepared lo have discussions with the parties in the dispute. IIKPOIITKRS SIGN The White House posted offi cial notice of the April 13-1.1 Irij Monday, asking interested COL respondents to sign up. So la more than CO have indicates they will cover the trip. Meanwhile, White Housi sources said Tuesday the pvesi dent's official party seems ccr tain to include Slate Secrctar William Rogers and aecuril; advLse Henry Kissinger, bu (hat Treasury Secretary Joh Connally is unlikely to go aloni? Kissinger is planning to leav' directly from Ottawa for a Iri Fire Estevaii niiiie ESTEVAN, Sask. (CP) Damage is estimated at in a fire al (he Manitoba an Saskatchewan Coal Co. mine 13 miles southwest of here. Doug Robinson, manager the company, said today mos of the damage occurred In U: control room, to conveyor hel and to the tipple at Ihe open pit mine. The tipple Is equipment tha dumps coal into wailing bo cars. Japan on the president's he- ilf. An official announcement of .e scliedule and tire visiting irly Is expected to be mado lintly within a lew days at 01- awa and Washington. NABKT officials have called 11 all reporters who planned to over (he Nixon trip nol to cross their picket lines at centres where Nixon will be visiting. The more than techni- cians have been conducting re- lating strikes ayainbl the CBC since Jan. 22 to back demands (or more money and n shorter work week in a new contract. The technician1; man cameras and handle radio und television equipment. THE SENATE THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA The expression "cominunrcaiion gaj." has become quile popular in (he laEl yr-drs Tht- purpose of Ihe Senale of The Umvrvsuv ol Alberta is lo sen llial no such qnn iHvr.itpd to exisl or to develop between the nf Alberta and Iheir umvp'sdy A substantial majority o' the mpmfcprp ol thq Senale arc per sons in v a nous ol Me. drawn from widely separatori pans of iho Province. They were elncied lo Mir 10 represent ihe public s interests,