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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IRHHRIDGE HERALD 1971 WINS SILVER SUGAR BEET AWARD L. J. Jensen of Magrath presents the Silver Beet Trophy to champion grower Paul Gregus while Mrs, Gregus looks on. -Ross Gibb Photo. Ohon pledges support ior beets; I aril t reduction won't happen soon TABER (HNS) Prospects of an improved bcniyancy in tlx> international sugar market durhig the present crop year and possibly for a longer lime v, :ts rciavrx! by Minister II. A. (Bud) Olson ill his talk to more than 1.000 su- gar hoet growers, partners and special guests at the 26th an- ivial banquet of r-'rel Growers Association b're Friday evening. Ottawa forecasts, he said. In- riicated that again world sugar o u 1 d exceed production with resultant price increase. He said the London price during the coming year could be STi.2-5 hundred pounds as compared with S4.90 for the 1970 crop year. On the basis of the London price of S4.TO. Mr. Olson an- winced that lha stabilization board support payments '.vould amount to 86 cents per stand- ard ton of beets for the 1970 crop. On this basis, the federal treasury will pay to beet grow- ers some 5744.695 of which will come to Alberta growers, S183.948 to Manitoba, find tile balance to Quebec's producers. Tile agriculture minister said that beet production this year stood at million tons in Can- ada. Alberta producfion was np tons to Mani- toba is also up frcm to while in Quebec sugar beet production dropped by tons of On the basis of projected su- gar price increases, it is pos- sible that the federal treasury will not be required to make support payments for the cur- rent crop year, he said. Speaking briefly on recent tariff board recommendations that the tariff on sugar comir.g into Canada be reduced, Mr. Olson said this likely could not happen until after the 1972 crop sugar been sold. He said reasons given by the tariff board are the high level of profitability in the sugar in- dustry (cane refineries) in re- lation to olher sugar producing countries, noting at the same time that sugar in Canada is gunman VANCOUVER Muir, 35, a recent arrival from Ontario, was shot and killed Thursday night in a crowded 1 downtown beer parlor, police I said Friday. i Police are looking for a man j in his 20s who approached j Muir, who was sitting at a' table, and shot him at close range with a shotgun, i The motive for the shooting. I which took place in full view of other patrons, was not known. at a very low price compared with olher food commodities come necessary to take com- parable upward movement in sugar prices. He told the beet growers that lowering of the import duties would tend to lower the price of sugar or flood the market. He is prepared should it be- come necessary to ake com- pensating action under the prices stabilization act. No ac- tion would be taken until the totality of effect is known at which time an order in council for support price formula wotdd be prepared. Mr. Olson said he would do his utmost to protect the sugar beet industry and to help fann- ers get a greater share of gross national product by having more influence in the market place. Mr, Olson also spoke about the much publicized small farm development program agreed at the recent Federal- Provincial ministers' confer- ence, hastening to note that the intent is to keep the farmers on the farms and to develop profitable farming units through special credits. 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 53 NUMBERS BONUS JACKPOT IN 48 NUMBERS 2 Turkey Bingos every Thursday until New Years NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWED! PUBtlC-UPSTAIRS ElKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS TONIGHT SATURDAY, DEC. 4-CUFF'S COMBO For her safety and comfort HARDLITE tenses Only half the weight on her pretty little nosa. Shatterproof for maximum protection. warranty against eye Injury. lenses are Law In some countries advisable everywhere! Available in all prescriptions. Specializing in the fitting of Eye Doctor's prescriptions PreKription Sunglanei Magnifier! Repain ChilHren'i Framti Reatonnbla OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. ST S LFTHBRIOBE Phone 327-3809 TABER (HNS) Paul Gre- gus was recognized for the sec- ond successive year as "beet king of Canada" at the local growers' associations 26th an- nual banquet Friday evening at the Taber Community Cen- tre auditorium. Canadian growers' president i L. J. Jensen of Magrath made the presentations of the silver 1 beet troplvy, noting that the 27.4ti tons per acre produced by Mr. Gregus "a unbeliev- able." He said that by rapid calcu- lation, Mr. Gregus would re- ceive gross ?434.28 per acre, as compared with the average of per acre gross in 1925 when crops averaged 7.3 tons per acre and sold for per ton. Mr. Jensen also presented to federal Agriculture minister H. A. (Bud) Olson a suitable en- graved original sugar beet har- vester a beet topping knife, along with a token from the chamber of commerce. JUNIOR CHAMPION The champion junior grower Billie Barnrra of the Taber 4-H Sugar Beet Club received the Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. trophy from Dr. Peter Bergen in recognition of his 26 tons raised on a one-acre plot. Runners-up were Debra Do- nick with 25.86 tons, and last year's winner Lydia Sekura with 25.72 tons per acre. Door prize winner was He- ber Audi-son of Barnwell who won sugar (124 Ib.) equalling the weight of the association's queen contestant Miss Leslie i Reti as measured on a teeter- j totter. Miss Rcti was presented with j a luggage set. She and sugar queen Miss Debra Thomas re- ceived corsages from central i board vice-president Burns W. I Wood. TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT AT P.M. GOSPEL MEETINGS END .AT CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21st Avenue South Don't let llili opportunity you wish to gain clorntil life? You obey NOW you can become a Christian learn the simplo plan of salvation A is for all. PtAINlY TAUGHT BY T, V 1 1 clllt EVANGELIST, BIRMINGHAM, AlABAMA 4 Tories bit tax bill OTTAWA (CP) How rare and pleasant it was to have Prime Minister Trudeau in the Commons listening to a debate on farm problems said Con- servative Stanley Korchinski (Mackenzie) in the House Fri- day. "I am not going to listen to you. I am just replied the prime minister cheerfully. Jack Ilorncr an Alberta rancher, reiterated his objections to the proposal to tax profits made by farmers on their basic animals that form the core of their dairy and beef business. Basic herds now are consi- dered capital assets and are not taxed. WOULD HI! INVENTORY Under the bill, they would be considered part of inventory. When sold, profits would be toted up as income for the farmer. In the debate, Mr. Homer said the herd concept should be retained to keep Ca- nadian cattlemen competitive with U.S., Australian and New Zealand breeders. HAVE PROBLEMS John Burton East) said that while the capi- tal-gains tax principle was sound, farmers and other small businessmen have "special problems." lie called for approval of (t New Democrat amendment that would exempt from the tax farmland that is transferred within a farm family, and ex- empt, earnings from the sale of a farm that are used to buy another farm. Soccer results ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Crystal P 5 Sheffield U 1 Derby 3 Man City 1 Everton 0 Stoke 0 Ipswich 0 Liverpool 0 Leeds 3 West Brom 0 Man United 3 Notts F 2 Newcastle 0 Chelsea 0 Tottenham 1 Southampton 0 West Ham 0 Arsenal 0 Wolverh'pton 2 Hudd'field 2 Coventry 1 Leicester 1 Division II Blackpool 1 Preston 1 Bristol C 0 Luton 0 Cardiff vs. Oxford ppd. Fulham 0 Carlisle 1 Middlesbrough 0 Birmingham 0 Milhvall 1 Burnley 1 Portsmouth 0 Charlton 0 Queen's PR 2 Sunderland 1 Sheffield W 2 Hull 1 Swindon 0 Norwich 1 Watford 0 Orient 1 Division Aston Villa 3 Bradford 0 Blackburn 0 Oldham 1 Bolton 1 Brighton 1 Bournemouth 2 York 2 Chesterfield 1 Swansea 2 Halifax 3 Walsall 1 Mansfield 0 Torquay 0 Notts C 3 Barnsley 0 Plymouth 1 Shrewsbury Port Vale 2 Tranmere 1 Rochdale 2 Rotherham 1 Wrexham 1 Bristol R 1 Division IV Cambridge 1 Southend t Crewe 3 Chester 1 Doncaster 3 Peterborough 2 Exeter 0 Brentford 1 Gillingham 0 Scunthorpe 1 Grimsby 4 Bury 1 Lincoln 2 Aldershot 2 Northampton 2 Hartlepools 1 Reading 4 Newport 2 Southport 2 Darlington 1 Workington 0 Barrow 1 AMATEUR INTI. Wales 1 England I SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I Ayr 1 Aberdeen 5 Celtic 5 Kilmarnock 1 Dundee 4 Airdrieonians 1 East Fife 1 Partick 3 Hearts 3 Dundee U 2 Morton 1 Dunfermline 0 Mother-well 2 Falkirk 1 Rangers 1 Clyde 0 St. Johnstone 0 Hibernian 2 Division II Albion 0 Alloa 1 Arbroath 2 Berwick 1 Urechin 1 Stranracr 1 Cowdenbeath 2 St. Mirren 0 Umbarton 3 Monlrose 2 E Stirling 1 Forfar 1 Queen of S 0 Queen's Pk 1 Steinhouscmuir 0 Raith 1 Stirling 3 Hamilton 0 HUSH I.KACUK Cily Clip Final Ballymena 1 Arris 0 KpfTiilar Matches 2 Cliftonville 2 Crusaders 2 Distillery n Dcrry 3 Glonavon 3 Lin field n Colfwivn ,1 ortiidown 4 Glfmtonn 1 HUSTLERS BUSY RED DEEH (CP) Cattle rustlers in central Alberta arc more active this year than last, IICMP investigator Const. J. G. Dunn, who looks after reports of missing cattle for Iho area, said so far this year 2fi charges have lieon laid, comparr-d with seven for the whole of 1070, BROWNIES HELP REFUGEES Brownies of the Leth. bridge 4th Pack gave to the Cup of Milk Fund this week. The money will buy 500 cups of milk for starving refugees from East Pakistan. The need is even greater with the outbreak of further hostilities. Kelly Kluczny, 10, Money pouring into Cup of Milk Fund left, Brown Owl Mrs. Peter (Linda) Kish, and Carmella LeBlanc, 10, point to the India-Pakistan border where thousands of women and children are suffering the effects of war. -Bryan Wilson Photo. li Albertans battle hunger Anonymous, Cf-greshotni Anonymous, Cdeman Anonymo'js, Milk Piver..... Anonymous, Pincher Creek Lethbrldge. Anonymous 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 Johnny Williamson, Granum Nellie and George Daw, Blairmore J A. F. W., Uetlibrldge Art Thompson, Bow Island Political awareness gri MONTREAL (CP) Labor leader Louis Labcrgc said Fri- day that political awareness is grovnng in the Quebec Federa- tion of Labor. The QFL president made the comment following a vote at the QFL's biennial convention recognizing the general strike as legitimate unicn action. The resolution was passed with about a two-thirds major- ity. Then the rcom erupted into shouts with delegates pounding the tables chanting a cheer moi-e often beard at Quebec street demonstrations: "It's only a beginning. Let's keep up the fight." Child beater sentenced SURREY, B.C. (CP) A 21- year-old Surrey man was sen- tenced Friday to six months definite and a year indetermin- ate for the beating of a nine- month-old baby whose cries "got on his nerves." Earl David Hain earlier had pleaded guilty to a charge of assault occasioning bodily harm to Roger Dean Kendall, son of the woman with whom he was living. Death toll on highways reaches 377 CALGARY (CP) Traffic i accidents in Alberta resulted in i 377 persons being killed during the first 10 months this year, says a report of the Alberta Safety Council. In the same period of 1970. there were 346 fatalities. The number of accidents re- sulting in injuries increased to from At the same time, there were eight traffic deaths Friday, five of them in Ontario and one each in New Brunswick, Quebec and British Columbia, to bring the total at the end of the third day of Canada's Safe-Driving Week to 24. So far only two provinces, Prince Edward Island and Man- itoba, have been fatality-free during the week. i' "The Store Where I' ladies Shop for Men" jf 314 7th St. S. Phono 327-2232 Opon Thurs. nnfl Fri. Until p.m. QUALITY DRY CLEANING BY THE LOAD 8-Ibs. (Normal Garments) PRE-SPOTTED AFTER-SPOTTED By Our Attendant PARKSIDE COIN-QP LAUNDRY DRY CLEAN 2654 South Pfirhsido Drive Phonn 377-0811 3.00 3.00 3.oa 10.00 10.00 Jeanne Jenkins, Pincher Creek 10.00 Monarch Beaver Club, Monarch 10.00 St Andrew's UCW, Cardstofl 10.00 VIM i Miss X, Tsber Mrs. Reeder, Lethbrldgo Violet J. A. Reynar. Leth. Roger Tsniwa, Lethbrldne Fourth Pack Brownies, Leth. D. Graham, Lethbrldga Mr. and Mrs, E. Wagness, Lethbridge Warner Branch of Institute, Warner Anonymous In memory, Fort Macleod Mrs. M. F. Thacker, Burdett Anonymous, Lelhbrldga TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE 20.00 50.00 5.00 GENERAL PRESENTS fTHE Weather and road report SfNKISE SUNDAY SUNSET Lcthbridge 41 12 Medicine Hat 33 09 Calgary .........35 09 Edmonton.......32 04 Penticton........37 29 Cranbrook.......33 19 Vancouver 43 36 Prince George 25 11 Peace River 29 .05 Whitehorse......16 06 Regina ..........29 28 Swift Current 37 10 Winnipeg........26 25 Brandon........27 23 St. Johns.......31 12 Halifax .........29 19 Montreal.........34 03 Ottawa..........35 11 Toronto.........36 Si Chicago........34 34 New York........36 31 Rome...........57 37 Palis...........40 33 .01 .01 London.........43 37 Berlin..........49 37 Brussels........34 33 Madrid.........46 37 Stockholm......35 32 Tokyo..........57 45 Honolulu........81 71 Mexico City.....72 48 FORECASTS Lethbridge Mainly sunny today and Sunday; lows 10- 15; highs 30-35. Medicine Hat Cloudy to- day, clearing In afternoon; highs near 30. Calgary Mainly sunny to- day and Sunday; lows 10-15; highs near 30. Kootcnay, Columbia Today and tonight: Cloudy with highs near 32 and lows 15 to 20. Sun- day: Cloudy with periods of snow and highs near 32. Please Note Our New PHONE NOil Is Now GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Iictti- bridge district are hare and dry and in good winter driving condition. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff is bare nnd in good condition. Banff-Golden is mostly hare with a trace of snow. Golden to Revclsloke is mostly bare, plowed and .s.-iiKlcd wlinrr. necessnry. Banff Kadium and Banff Jasper highways arn bolh bare and in good condi- lion. Snow HITS or chains aro required wlicr. trundling through t h e Rogers Pass, Banff-.lasper highway and on all Banff National Park ski ac- cess PORTS OK ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coulls 24 hours; Carway 0 a.m. to fi p.m.; Dd Bonita 9 .m. (o f> p.m.; liooscvillc, B.C. !l a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgale, U.C., 24 hours; I'orthill Itykerts It a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. WMliorsc, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;