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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, August 2, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Dairies try 4-day plan EDMONTON (CP) Silverwood Dairies has joined the Northern Alberta Dairy Pool in an experimental four day a week delivery schedule in the town of Sherwood Park, just east of here The new schedule, with deliveries on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, started last Monday If successful, it will be ex- panded to cover the entire Ed- monton area A Silverwood spokesman said it is difficult to predict whether the new schedule will bring a price reduction to con- sumers, who previously also received milk deliveries on Saturday The dairy said there may be some saving in vehicle costs, including fuel, and in route efficiency Fire line poses problem ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE (CP) Firefighters on a acre wilderness fire, 100 miles west of here are having difficulty securing a fire line on the north side of the fire Hot spots beyond the fire line began to appear Wednes- da> from Tuesday's 60 mile More could per hour winds appear today Three hundred and thirty two men now are on the fire aided by six helicopters and heavy equipment Seven other fires are burn- ing in Alberta All are under control and small in size Airlift saved his life CALGARY (CP) A Calgary man who was vacationing in Cyprus when fighting erupted says a United Nations peacekeeping force airlift probably saved his life by getting him to a kidney machine in Montreal Chris Kountouns, 29, a Greek Cypriot who emigrated to Canada 12 years ago, was visiting relatives when the government of Archbishop Makarios was overthrown by Greek army of- ficers Mr Kountouns had both of his kidneys removed two years ago and requires twice weekly use of a kidney machine to stay alive Dead woman identified EDMONTON (CP) Police have identified Ruth Wotherspoon of Edmonton as the 61 vear old woman who died when a motorcycle ran into her after it was in colli- sion with a car She was the city's 29th traf- fic fatality of the year Skilled workers needed EDMONTON (CP) Shor- tages of materials and labor have delayed completion of Imperial Oil Ltd 's barrel a day refinery by six months Construction has reached a peak on the sprawling milhon project where tradesmen are currently employed, but the project could use another 300 to 400 skilled workers "We need another 250 pipefitters and welders and 75 to 100 says Murray Stewart, assistant project manager in charge of construction GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET 9-16 H L Pre 73 47 64 41 74 50 68 43 71 49 71 47 70 42 81 53 92 58 83 49 97 62 77 56 75 50 72 45 75 50 78 63 01 74 57 74 59 74 54 77 61 78 60 81 57 70 64 Lethbridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff Calgan Victoria Penticton Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa Montreal St John s Halifax Charlottetown Fredencton Chicago 01 07 48 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat regions Today Sunny Highs 80 to 85 Lows tonight near 50 Saturday Mostly sun- ny Highs near 85 Calgary regions Mostly sunny today with fog patches this morning Highs 75 to 80 Lows tonight 45 to 50 Satur- day Mainly sunny Highs near 75 Columbia, Kootenay To- day and Saturday Sunny and warm Risk of isolated thundershowers today Highs both days 90 to 95 Lows tonight 50 to 55 MONTANA East of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness today and Saturday with scattered thunderstorms mostly southwestern mountains Highs today 75 to 85 Lows tonight mostlv 50s Highs Saturday 80 to 90 West of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness today and Saturday with scattered thunderstorms mostly southern mountains Highs 80 to 90 Lows tonight 45 to 55 CAB COOLERS Be prepared for the hot weather Get a Comfort King or Coldaire cab Coolers to keep dirt, dust, heat and insects out of your tractor or combine cab The air is cleaned and cooled for comfort on those long hot days. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing times. Carway 6 a.m to 12 midnight, Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p m Coutts open 24 hours, Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 9 pm Kmgsgateopen 24hours; Porthill-Rykerts7a.m to to 9pm, Rooseville 8 a m to midnight (Times in Mountain Daylight Time Consumers pay part of dairy support bill OTTAWA (CP) Dairy producers will get more money for their industrial milk and consumers will pay part of the in- crease through higher prices for dairy products, Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan announced Thursday The biggest increase in cost to consumers will be butter ex- pected to rise by up to eight cents a line with an eight- cent increase in the Canadian Dairy Commission support price for butter The dairy commission now will pay 85 cents a pound to producers "Dairy producers have been caught in a continuing cost-price squeeze and immediate action is needed to prevent a further slide in Mr Whelan told a news conference "The government has approved policy changes which will increase producer returns by 91 cents a hundred pounds, bring- ing their returns in line with current costs The support price for skim milk powder was increased by four cents to 54 cents a pound, also effective immediately Roughly 30 per cent of the increase will come in the form of direct producer subsidies, and the other 70 per cent from higher prices for dairy products he said Increases retroactive The increased subsidies are retroactive to June 1 because although an adjustment at that time was warranted, it was considered that it was not appropriate to make such an adjust ment during an election campaign The support price in- creases are effective immediately Asked whether the real reason that the increased prices and subsidies were not announced during the election campaign was the scandal in the United States over the dairy producers contribution to the Nixon campaign Mr Whelan said no, adding tongue-in-cheek that he wished Canadian producers were as generous By June monthly dairy production was down by five per cent from the 1973 production level and something had to be done to stimulate production "Our best source of milk and dairy products is and will con- tinue to be, our own dairy farmers and our own dairy in dustry he said The international trend shows clearly that Canada cannot depend on imports in volume as a steady source of dairy products at a reasonable price The industry can only be healthy if producer returns are brought back into line with increased costs and that s exactly what this announcement today is all about' Dairymen have oeen pressing the government for a guaran teed price of for each 100 pounds of industrial cents a in producing cheese, powdered milk, ice cream and butter The announced increase brings the price to 41 per hundredweight from 50 Ministers warned In a meeting with Mr Whelan and Consumer Affairs Minister Herb Gray in late June dairymen from across the country warned that production would continue dwindling unless price increases were granted Milk production last year dropped to 16 8 million pounds from 18 7 million in 1969 While government policies, were aimed at matching domestic production with demand the country had to import 57 million pounds of butter in i973 Other cost increasps to consumers in dairy products were es- timated at about four cents a pound for powdered cent a cents a pound for cheese and about one cent a pint for ice cream Mr Whelan said the new subsidy would cost taxpayers million this fiscal year raising the total annual dairy subsidies to million The announced increases do not affect the cost of fluid milk which is regulated by the provinces WANTED POOLE ENGINEERING TANDEM GRAVEL TRUCKS GOOD RATES Lethbridge 6th Ave. S. Project Phone 327-1610 or Abe Hiebert 328-4406 After Hours SALVAGE Offers will be received for the purchase of the following vehicles. Bid close September 3, 1974. 1973 CMC TANDEM 6500 SERIES Serial 4TME67TV581543 Located MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by fire 1970 WHITE FREIGHTLINE Serial Located- MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision 1973IHC1910 SERIES Serial Located MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by fire 1973 FORD TON Located MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision 1969 CHRYSLER 4 DOOR Serial 143486 Located MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision 19700LDSMORILETORONADO Serial 4394870M612440 Damaged by collision 1970 DODGE POLARA Serial Located MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision 1972 DODGE DEMON SenaULM29H2B102191 Located MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision 1968 PLYMOUTH SPORT FURY Serial 0PH23F8R301604 Located: MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision Submit to: F.F. Stewart Co. Adjusters Ltd. 202-1201 3 Avenue South LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Telephone 328-5545 VALUES EFFECTIVE IN LETHBRIOGE AUGUST 2 3. 1974 SALES IN RETAIL QUANTITIES ONLY! For Better Barbecues Even cookout expert knows that a successful barbecue begins with top quality meat When you choose your meats at Safewav, ou're assured of perfect results time. This week, in addition to mam wonderful features on meats to barbecue, we're offering a wide anety of go-withs to complement the main dish Alert our chef Then head for Safeway to get everything that's needed for a great-eating barbecue at house this week end SIRLOIN STEAK Bonaless Canada Grade A Beef BONELESS BEEF Top or Bottom Round Steak or Roast Canada Grade A WAY PtICi GROUND BEEF 74' Fresh Regular Quality, Ib.............................................. PORK SAUSAGE 89C Burns Pure Bulk, %IF FISH STICKS Boston Blue Frozen Blue Water. 14 oz. net wt. BARRETT PEARS California Canada Fancy........................................... %J S WATERMELON Texas Grown Whole, Ib. APPLES Washington Red Delicious BRIQUETS Hi Country Charcoal SPECIAL WHITE FLOUR Harvest Blossom All Purpose SPECIAL I Ib. bag I Ib. bag TOMATO JUICE Town House Canada Fancy. 48 fl. oz. tin ICECREAM Snow Star Assorted Flavours. 6 quart carton 2 89 2 HOT DOG BUNS or HAMBURGER BUNS. Skylark Fresh, pkg. of 12 mm R POTATO CHIPS 2 Assorted Flavours Party Pride. oz. net wt. pkg....................... R V V FRESH BREAD Skylark Pioneer White or Brown Sliced. 20 oz. net wt. loaf R V MANDARINS Town House Oranges. 10 fl. oz. tin Copyright 1960, Canada Safeway Limited ;