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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta It UTWWOOl WiALB Aafil Canadian Press News IFire Service Praised For Quality CAREER UNCERTAIN Ekwila MickioBOB, pruKlpal Aucrr wili UK Royal Win- ftftt Ballet, his tfif.goat wrgfry li Winni- peg after i rehearsal CMnpUcatea1 previous .Vwr- CMcitioi u her rigit laee. Tie company says it mar Mt be known for sn whether she will able to mune ktr career. NEST ON PRAIRIES RED DEER (CP) An esl mated pelicans nest on the prairies, says Dr. Kees Ver meer of tbe Canadian Wildlil Service. He did a study on peli cans, cormoranU and blue her ens on the prairies. He said thr chief threats to the svn-vival o. tbe bcnb included human dis 'tnrbance, pesticides and the birds' nesting pattens. TORONTO (CP) J- R..H. utherlind, prtndtot of be Canadian Pros, laid here Je national new-gathering co- operative is doouBact a the fJeWbut ts not t monopoly any way or contrary to public interest." Ine reason it leads h beeme of quality service it provides, Mr. Sutherland said in bis ad- Iress to the annual meeting of members. Mod of bis as he completed a'two-year term as presidenl, a reply to criticisms of CP made before :he special Senate committee on ie mass media. Various presentations to the committee beaded .by Senator Keith Davey have suggested CP is a monopoly, that its members are a sort of private club irtricn discriminates in selection .of new members and that new coiners.are catted upon to pa) high entrance fees. Mr. Sutherland, who repre- sents the daily New Glasgow in the CP member ship, told the meeting: "It is trus we serve aD bnt handful of Canadian daily pa- pers and broadcasting stations But we are not a monopoly ii tbe ordinary unfavorable corao latino of that word. "There are monopolle grated by I slate or t ruler. hat doesn't apply to as. Then are monopohea created by the acquisiUon of competihn. That doesn't apply to us; either. CP las not bought out any eampet- ng ttimpaoy. "Quality Htrtu-taL my- tfciBg aaiiter or coatrary ta public the reason hat CP is Why should anyone object to NOT A PRIVATE CLUB' Mr, Sutherland laid: CP, a operation which collects from its members and ii across the country, a not a pri- vate club. "Our bylaw spetineaUy state the Davey committee was informed-thai iitauLaitiip open to' the widest extent compatible with the eipeetation that the newspaper to be repre-. sented can be established and maintained as a self-sustaining business enterprise.; "No existing member' BH the right of veto on a new member- ship, whether in his own city or elsewhere. No applicant for membership has been turned down for 35 years. "There is no such thing as CP franchise. There is only membership in the association." Mr. Sutherland said refer- ences to'exaggerated entrance Four Light Wagon Wheel INSFIRED IT THI OLD WIST chandelier Red Wood ond unort coppertoni ihodoi with an an- tique flnlih. chain drop with fllow 11" in 1. OMCCHA BEAUTY OF OLD SPAIN hoi irnoked gloii globti by blacV wrought Iron armi with walnut wood trim. 24" diomtltr wilh adiuitobl. bran chain drop. (Contemporary 5-lioht C, D. DECOKATIYf SWAG LAMPS styled to luil modern Available In and pat- rtrnl. Choose Swogl in Vinyl, Fiberglasi and Parchment materials. All with 17" Tidiusfable chains. E, F. A SHOWCASE OF SWAGS In tradi- tional and contemporary Stand- ard kit 17" Gold colour chain wilh switch on Inline cord. 10" Amber glass globes In as- torrc-d shapes and designs. feet may have left a _ pressinc with the pubbe becauK in fact entraace (eel we cmtinued Jan. 1, lid. They ree replaced by levtmi structure' irn'otring cotttauety- of-Btembcrship djjeoantj creasingJive per eat a year tt .mazimgm dbnoM of 25 per cent after five years. CP's enhance were aV ways low in any without niwspaper, hot ISM competitive citjn they nwe three times the anmal east the basic service in tbe city. After they.were reduced in stages until m.lUt the let was equal to the new member1! ovra assessnKDt for one year, m for a haH-yeaj1, depending whether the new paper wooM pubfch mthe aame nurniog or enmng classification at an ex- isting member. REytEWS SOME CHANCES Mr. Sutherland re tie wed some of the change! since he broke in as a CP rewrite mu 30 years ago. "Since then our staff more than doubled. Our com- munications system has devel- oped from ordinary all-caps te- letype to two computer juati- ricalion, data-speed, wnpaisia and facsimile. 1 "Our budget has grown more thin seven-fold. And at the same time our reputation among the world's co-operatm news galheriag' agenda h a i also grown." He noted that CP membership stands at 102, .one 'more, than a year ago, with addition of New Westminster, Colombian. "We reached 103 in the fan but our Grst Territories mem- ber, the Whiteborse Yukon News, found the going too rough and ..'eased publication Jan. Corriere Canadese, a Toronto and Wallaceburg, Ont., News are to join in the fau, increasing mem- bership to 1M, a fignre laai reached in 1965 and one more than when CP was formed in 1917.- Mr. Sutherland said CP's Ot- tawa staff is being increaewd by one this year to.permit assign; ing a. full-time specialist re- porter and health and welfare. Further nwiatit appointments may be advisable fa tbe next few years in soch areas as labor, broadcasting and the arts. "Never has then been a greater aeed for accurate re- porting and backgrounding of the news." TMTO WeUs Abandoned CALGARY (CP) Imperial Oil Ltd. announced here that two wells, sb mllei southeast and S5 miles north- east of the Atkinson discovery respectively, will be abandoned. The wells TOT drilled on sep- arate geological conflguratiau tram the AUtinscn wrt. Imperial's two drill rigs wfl be moTCd to new tocatwre ta contunie the evaluation of Im- Derial's large acreage in the KkLno Lakes area of the Norihivest Terntonea. Winnipeg Man CRA President TORONTO Oscar Grubert of Winnipeg, head of Champs Food Systems Ltd., was elected president of the Canadian Restaurant Associa- tion at its annual convention. Mr. Grubert'i organizatjoi consists of 25 restaurants m Western Canada. Daily a.m. It 6 p.m.; a.m. 1 P m I and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Mograth Drive AWARD AlUNT Murky Canafbn Ttmte ttmtt wiaaet IV Bnk tt Cmtt larUrr la Ike year Mr. CtVUghaa wn (warded Cnirl I frtw, Men's Short Sleeve Knits We've Set The Stage For Summer Wear With Cool Comfortable Cotton Shirts Check our exceptional selection of Canadian knit shirts for in fine combed Cotton design- ed to help you keep your cool in warm weather. Fea- turing 'Lycra' collars for txlra comfort and .shape re- tention. Make your choice from many styles, includ- ing mock or full turtlenecks and high crewnecki. If color Ii your thing, we can let you do it in Copper, Caroway Blue, Green Briar, Hickory Brown, Chamoii :Beige or'Vrnile. Sizes S.M.I. The pVjce? Extra nicel Men's Sport Shirts Regular 4.W Short sleeve sport shirts.In a premium quality blend of Polyester-Cotton (hot's perman- ently pressed, Never needi ironing, stays neat all day. 5 colors in S.M.L.XL 3.79 Men's Casual Slacks Smart looking, long-wearing blend of rot an oxford weave that's pretsed for ironing] Semi-slim fit with belt-loop irylina. 6 colors in 30 to 44. Oiwti Daily a.m. It p.m.; WtaVnttfcry 1 Mif t m.m tjs m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive ;