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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HOCKEY WEEKEND Book Now for our Next Hockey Weekend Jon. 28, 29 and 30th. limited Space Available. . . ........ $141.00 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The LctMnridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, December 3, 1971 PAGES 17 TO 32 ERICKSEN'S PASTRY SHOP 3rd Ave., M.M. Drive S. Phone 328-8161 "The Pioneer and leading Retail Shop in Lethbridge" FINEST QUALITY PASTRY AND BAKERY PRODUCTS No change seen in Grade 12 exams The future of Grade 12 de-paiimenta] examinations was discussed during a meeting between officials of tiie department of education and the Alberta School Trustees' Association in Edmonton Thursday. Education Minister Lou Hyndman said has department has been ucder  considerable pressure to discontinue the exams but "there will be no significant change in the present system during this school year." He said while there has been a growing demand for an end to departmental examinations in Grade 12, the body of opinion is not unanimous. Many feel they are objective and eliminate the possibility of bias due to a poor student-teacher relationship. However, with teachers be.-coming better-educated and tlie emphasis leaning towards acquiring abilties that are not easily evaluated by one year-end exam, the value of departmental exams is being questioned. Mr. Hyndman said while the outcome of the review of the situation cannot be predicted, possibilities range aU the way to complete accreditation off all higli schools in the province. JAMES LYNN Lynn funeral Saturday A long-time city resident toU be buried in the Field of Honor at Mountain View Cemetery Saturday. James Lynn, 67, died in Lethbridge Wednesday. During his lifetime, Mr.Lynn was involved in community activities. He was branch manager of the City Canada Manpower Centre until 1967, and the past president of the Credit Union Leaigue of Alberta. He was also an honorary chief of the Peigan Indian reserve. Mr. Lynn is survived by his wife Ludlle, four sons and one daughter. Requiem Mass will be conducted in St. Patrick's Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Saturday. Interment will follow. HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton & Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-3388 Letters to Santa The Herald will publish a selection of children's letters to Santa Claus prior to Christmas. To make this possible, Herald reporter Ron Caldwell asks parents to forward to him duplicate copies of any letters their children plan to send to Santa, so that they arrive before Dec. 20. They should be sent to Santa Claus Letters, The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alta. Vandalism reported City police are ievestigating overnight cases of vandalism and theft. A breakrin at the Cornwall Cannng Co., 2nd Ave. and 23rd St. N. resulted in $1,500 damage to machines and the theft of $40. Theft of 13 stereo tapes from a parked car totalled $105. ( Tools valued at $100 were stolen from a parked truck. An undetermined amount of damage resulted when a group of youths ripped pickets from a picket fence. Snow White sold out A sellout crowd of 450 attended Thursday's performance of the student operetta, Snow White, at Agnes Davidson School. ' School principal, Don Hagen, said tonight's performance is already sold out. The operetta is directed by Davidson music teacher Margaret .Young. CUFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic IIBLACK DENTAL LABI lower level MEDICAl DENTAL BIDG. PHONE 327-2822 EVEREADY^^ DEALER SPECIALS 1 - 9 Volt Transistor Battery "The Red Ones" Transistor Battery Batterie pour transistors Reg. 89c SPECIAL EACH AVAIIABIE AT LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Paramount Theatre BIdg. Fresh Eveready Batteries Also Available At The Following Dealers: tAait's Confectionery Short Stop Service Value Village Drugs Gait Home Appliances 3-D Hobby Shop Oddiev Central Drugs, Taber Johnson Taber Drugs - House of Color - Mossey Hardware - Sandy's Jewellery - Stubbs Drugs - McCready-Baines ~ Stokes Drugs - Chinook 66 Service - Taber Supermarket Chianina cattle in open house Bud Olson handle? Fiorella, Lefhbridge's largest Chianina bull Agriculture well-supported-Olson o Claims that agricultin-e is missmg out on federal government money to the benefit of the business and indvstry sectors hold no water, according to Bud Olson, federal minister of agriculture. In an interview Thursday, Mr. Olson said the grain industry in particular "receives huge amounts" of federal money. There is more help for the grain industry than to the rest of agriculture, he said. Grain accounts for only 25 per cent of the agriculture industry. Payments to agriculture out of the federal treasury, includ-mg the wheat account; payments through the Temporary Wheat Reserves Act; the Lift program; and cash advances for farm - stored grain are as much as is spent on other sectors of the economy, he said. He said some of the dairy subsidy is spent in the west, and Lethbridge has the major research station in Canada outside the main station in Ottawa. Fifty per cent of the sugar beet subsidy money is spent in Alberta and 90 per cent in Western Canada. "Also, any agricultural pro- Lethbridge Symphony plays Dec. 6 Lethbridge Symphony night is getting close. Anyone who has reserved a ticket and has not picked it up may find it has been sold," said Michael Thomas of the symphony board. The first performance of the season will take place at 8:30 p.m. Dec, 6 at the Yates Memorial Centre. Mr. Thomas said there are only about 250 seats left. He advised all those interested in attending to buy their tickets early. EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE 317 7th STREET SOUTH cessing plant which can show the same critera as business and industry can have part of the $80 million subsidy fund," he said. He said there is also another series of subsudies for agricul- ture only. He mentioned the turkey and potato purchase programs and subsidies to the blueberry and apple industry. He said hogs would fall under similar categories in the near future. Mr. Olson will address the Taber - Barnwell Sugar Beet Growers' Association annual banquet tonight. He will speak briefly on the new government plan to assist small farm development. City industry is growing at expense of rural areas By RUDY HAUGENEDER Staff Writer The industrial migU. of large cities will continue to grow at the expense of less - populated and developed areas, says an urban planning specialist. David Bettison, a University of Lethbridge professor of sociology says the federal government's program to distribute industry, away from highly-developed urban areas to poorer areas in Canada, is failing. He was speaking to the Southern Alberta Council on PubKc Affairs. The effort to decentralize industry through the department of regional economic expansion is failing because.of its poor accomplishment record, he said. About $330 million spent by DREE in a nation - wide belt where one - third of the population lives, has not created the jobs and job distributioo expected. Companies are still concentrating on developed areas because of the responsibility they have to their stock holders, he explained. As a result they invest in areas where profits are assured -large, already industrialized cities. The three - year - old DREE is unable to control centralization of industry, he said. The failure to distribute industrial growth more evenly results from historic events dating back more than 30 years. The pi-oblem is that the fed-ea'al govenmient provides the financing, but the development powers lie in the hands of the provincial' government, Pi'of. Bettison said. Howevei", because of historic events, both cities and financiers hold the power reigns to development. P SUNDAY IS FAMILY DAY at. . . ERICKSEN^S -jl^ Gourmet Meals Superb.Atmosphere ^ Entertainment by LEN ZOETEMAN ACCORDIONIST 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. tN THE OLD TRAOmON OF WESTERN HOSPrTAUrrT PHONE 328-7756 FOR RESERVATIONS Because the two power-holders are united in a common effort, provincial governments, just recently realizing their power and importance in development, are finding it difficult to regain control. He said, an example of the power cities have is the demand by the Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities to sit in and vote at constitutional meetings between the federal and provincial governments. Tile pc^ver of the provinces has also been decreased by an increasing linkage between the federal government and cities. Prof. Bettison added, the lack of facilities in smaller or undeveloped areas where long-term plaraining loans for public services leading to investment security are difficult to obtain. Milk, cream meetings Saturday Producer meetings to dis-aiss the dairy industry and the proposed milk market sharing plan will be lield in the Civic Centre on Saturday. Cream producers will meet at 1:30 p.m. and fluid milk prO' ducers will meet at 8 p.m. The meetuigs are designed to inform producers of the ramifications of the plan proposed by the Committee on Milk Market - sharing before the producer plebiscite on whether to implement the plan. A similar meeting will be held in Pincher Creek tonight at 8 o'clock. FIRST PATENT The first patent for an invention granted in what was to become Canada was given to a Samuel Hopkins in 1791, for a process to make potash. the ART STUDIO ON FIFTH ftVEtJUE ARTISTIC  PICTURE FRAMIN6 . ARTISTS'  SUPPIIES  CAILERV 710-5 AVE S LETHBWIDCE-AITA Without public services a community does not offer financiers an assurance theu: itt-vestments are safe. The trend towards urban centralization is not iiTeversible. he said. Limits for city expansion must be set, although they aro unlikely because of ciurent business attitudes. He said cities are suffering from their rapid expansion. Nat enough recreational facilities are available to meet demands. Recreation to city dwellers usually means travelling into the country. However, Prof. Bettison warned that recreational facilities may not be the answer to a cify dweller's personal problems but the reduction of personal debt which was recorded at $500 per capita five years ago could be. This figure did not include such thii^ as mortgages, but only personal expenditure debts. This indebtedness can be attributed to the climbing crim' inality rate and other problems encoimtered in large cities, he said. The reason people put up with this type of life is that man adjusts to any envii-on-ment quickly, he said, and learns to live with a situation. What is required is a more concerted effort for decentralization - by the provinciial government - to spread industry and re - introduce personal contact. By RIC SWIHART ! Staff Writer Exclamations of approval, astonishment and "w h a t's next" were everywhere as cattlemen and interested people from across Western Canada caught their first glimpse of the world's largest cattle-Chianina. The Lethbridge R e search Station held open house for North America's first imported Italian - bred Chianina cattle Thursday, showing 10 of the 28 animals in Canada. The animals anived at the research station Sept. 9 and remained in quarantine until Nov. 29. In total, they spent more than one year in quarantine in Canada. The breed was brought to Canada to provide additional genetic material for crossbreeding with domestic cattle includuig Herefords, Aberdeen-Angus and shorthorns. Dr. Syd Slen, head of the animal science section at the reseach station, said the animals, four bulls and six heifers, will be used for scientific re-seai-ch, primarily as a terminal sire in a three-breed crossing program. This means the Chianina will be used mostly as a mate for an animal wliich is the result of one crossbreeding. Federal Agriculture Minister Bud Olson was impressed with the condition of the animals. "You could see their ribs when they first came to Canada," he said. He noticed that the hair on all the animals was responding to the climate, considering they were being fed a 50 per cent hay ration. Lee Stanford, co - owner of Economy Feeds Ltd., said the animals appeared better than he thought they would. He said they recorded a high conversion rate for feedlot ration and said they would be good animals for feeding in a custom feed lot. E. R. Cyr of Pincher Greek said he was highly impressed with the bi-eed. "I think the cattle have had a rough time in quarantine and even so, their rate of gain is better than I have seen," he said. W. M. Norris of Warner said Plianiiacy Facts from O. C. STUBBS Recently, we've had to refuse to refill some prescriptions friends and customers have brought to us. While we appreciate their coming to us, we are controlled by the fact that many of the prescriptions your doctor writes require his continued authorization each time we refill them ......_......for you. And, we are now operating under the new "Drug Abuse Law" which prohibits the refilling of certain prescriptions after a defmite period of time without further authorization from your doctor. These rules and laws are in effect for your protection and good health. We deeply appreciate your bringing your prescriptions to us, but we have to take both care and caution with the refiling of them. Friendly, appreciative service? You can always be sure of it here at your friendly pharmacy (Stubbs, of course). We're always glad to see and be of service to you here at 1506 9th Ave. S. Open daily 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sundays and Holidays 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. the cattle look better than he expected, and are going to add size to the present cattle. Charlie McKinnon of Calgary and M. A. Valli of Brooks, members of the provincial advisory committee to research stations, said these particular animals are favorable for their breed. They both agreed Chianina is a terrific breed of cattle but said only time mil tell whether they win be successful in Canada. They suggested the Chianina will be a part of tlie increasing cross breeding program being promoted across Canada. Leonard Halmrast, former provincial minister of agriculture, said the Chianina will provide cattlemen with a ^chance to produce more weight on calves and beef cattle per animal. He said the aim of p|roducers in going to larger animals is strictly economically - oriented: "It costs very little more to raise a large animal." Mr. Hahnrast pointed to the fine head of the Chianiina which in his opinion will reduce calving problems common to other exotic breeds like charolais. The bulk on display were 19 montlis old and the heaviest weighed 1,700 pounds. A full grown bull will weigh up to 4,000 pounds. A mature female will weight 2,400 pounds. 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