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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 7. THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID December 8, 1971 But the delegates were able t> OTTAWA (CP) Progressive icy discussions Monday, and the Conservatives closed their two- 370 resolutions voted on Tues- take home a fresh dose of op day policy convention Tuesday tunism and solidarity. Mr. Matthews called on th cheering convention Tuesday I unite "behind our leader, Rol crt Stanfield, who is going to bi our next prime minister." Jack Horner, MP for Crow foot and leader of western To ries faithful to former prim v.-ilh the hoopla of pre-election optimism and the election of a new executive over-riding tire policy talks themselves. Most of the resolutions were written by a headquarters com- mittee headed by Thomas Sy- Over and over the dele- mons, chancellor of Trent Uni- gales repeated the prediction of and which included Mr. with hard work and unity the committee debates Monday. whom Mr. Stanfield succeedei government after the next elec- which may not be known until in a bitter leadership fight tion, widely expected next year. assured a youth meeting February will not be binding Matthews, 45, a London, Ont., before the convention that on the party's Commons caucus. Stanfield is my leader and I'm businessman, as national asso- The resolutions ranged over ciation president to give cam paign strength to the party's or ganization. the whole field of public policy, including foreign investment, le- But the presidential election tion of marijuana and the exposed some party factions. But, as a western MP put it, right of any province to self-de- who won on the hours of poorly-attended pol- the second had to over THE SWEET SMItE OF SUCCESS Don Matthews of London, Ont., newly elected na- tional president of the Progressive Conservative party, raises his arms in a victory -.alute in Ottawa Tuesday. Mr. Matthews called for a united party in preparing for the forthcoming federal election expected in 1972. Ombudsman's help sought i Warner hog m access route dispute PR1DDIS. Alta. (CP) An elderly couple who have been denied of the only access their farm, have tM assistance of Al- borla Ombudsman George JIc- Clellan. .Mr. nnd Mrs. Wilbert Lan- tv.stcr had been using a road built across the property of neighbor Ccdric Hopper. But .Mr. Hopper, who said he had mining against the Lan- castcr.s but was tired of people driving through his building site and leaving gates open, barricaded the road Aug. 6. Since then, the Lancasters have I'.ad to walk a half mile to the nearest public road where neighbors would meet them. An alternative road cannot IK built because of swampy land along the public road al- lo'-vance. Mrs. Lancaster. 68. said they hare not been able to get feed in for their cattle or their hay rrop out and groceries are an- other problem. "We have no way of getting help in an emergency. "My husband, who U 76, is arthritic and v.e have been worried about an emergency arising. "We are asking the ombuds- man to get some action on the expropriation proceedings. The municipal council should either get going on a road, or open the road through Mr. Hopper's yard until a road is built." Tire Foothills Municipal Dis- trict started expropriation sev- eral weeks ago and obtained a court order allowing surveyors onto Mr. Hopper's land. Mr. Hopper refused to sell unless the municipality also purchased 80 acres the road cut from the rest of his prop- erty, about 15 miles southwest of Calgary. NEW DEPARTMENT REGINA (CP) The Uni- versity of Saskatchewan has set up a department of mining engineering, it was announced here. LAST CHANCE WEEK TO BUY FOR CHRISTMAS PHONE YOUR REPRESENTATIVE or 328-7424 breeder tops show Jack Hulchinson of Warns a n d F. A. Russell o f Lett bridge placed one-two in II' market hog carcass judgin competition at the- Rock Mountain Livestock Show an Sale Tuesday. In the group of three swin carcasses, Plouffe Farms CoaldKle lock the red ribbo over four competitors. Harold TrenUmm of Morrin Alberta won the lamb carcas junging competition. A. Matejka and Sons Ponoka took second in the lam carcass class with Rodney an Bc'ty Cyr of Fincher Cree third. L. Plouffe of Coaldale toe second in the group of tlire competition with Otkeno Farm of Cards-ton placing third. Knute Berg of Camros placed third in the market ho carcass class. Garry Bcnoit, livestock offi ccr in Lcthbridge, said the an raals were judged alive visual ly in the ring first. lie said the carcass rate o gain was computed and poini awarded. Loin-eye area wa. the meat measurement and a visual judgment of car cass conformation and quality and fat cover were the othci criteria for scoring. The carcasses en display Tuesday were sold during the pork and lamb promotion ban quet at the Pavilion whicl wrapped up the sheep ant swine category of the show. M Si? si f' The Ideal Christmas Gift! MODEL 707 Check Faaturoi And Compare: Mini-matic Lightweight portable Open Arm 2 Speed Motor Automate teniicn Built-in Button Holer BuiIMn Blind Hemmer Clip on Sewing Feet Complete with Carrying Case FREE CHRISTMAS YOUR CHOICE OF WORTH OF MATERIAL SUPPLIED BY BAKER'S FABRIC CENTRE P I? pi fiff I? f..'1? APPLIANCE TV CENTRE 812 4th Avo. S. ACROSS FROM ENERSON'S DOWNTOWN SHOWROOM PHONE 328-1673 328-1332 Farm development program plan is explained by Olson S. 8. v EDMONTON (CP) The small farms development pro- gram is not intended as a solu lien to all farm problems but as an incentive to small farm ers who want to develop profitable enterprise, Agricul ture Minister H. A. Olson saic Tuesday. Mr. Olson had announced creation of the million pro- gram Monday in Winnipeg. He said the statement of Roy Atkinson, National Farmers union president, that the pro- gram does not attack the ba sic problem of improving the fanners' earning ability was "a traditional agriculture re- sponse to the announcement of any new program." federal agricultura. RAPS NFU HEAD "Mr. Atkinson always seems to look at each new program offered as being intended to solve all farming programs. 1 Icok at the solution as having to encompass all farm pro- grams." This new program is not in- tended to ir-'ake the rich farm- er richer at tjie poor farmers expense, he told a press con- ference following a Unifarm convention. The small farm op- erator will be given first prior- ity and access to credit above what (.heir credit rating would normally allow. Asked whether the program would not inflate land pnces, he said this was a legitimate concern, but the government would do everything possible control it. Bomnving-incen- :ives offered to buyers would >e one means of accomplishing iiis. Cup of Milk fund donors 'ohn Putzl, Warner Anonymous, Pincher Creek aurie Collier, Lethbridoe D. Sfarip, Lcthbrldge Douglas Allison, Waterton Park he Winters 1.1V) 3.00 2M 2.00 Stewart Anonymous, Brocket lymous, Lethbrldge -dhbrldoe. Anonymous Vionymous, Picture Butte Sparwood Anonymous, Taber Alchael, JamlE, Barry and Paul Coahlin ohn's Motor Clinic. Lcih. F. B. McNabb, Lethbridge and AO, Lerh....... hn A. Sinclair, LelhbrldgB Friend, Lethbrldge A Cardston ymous, Cardston ymous, Coaldale Anonymous, Coutts Anonymous, Fort Mocleod ymous. Tabor -rey's, Pincher Creek V. Garner, Cnaldale n memory of the late Mr. Wm. Skelton, Sr. and Mclly Latka and Family, Memory of Douglas..... 'he waitons, Picture Butte and Mrs. L. W. Moore, Lethbridcie........... anonymous, Raymond .elhbrldge. Anonymous inonymous, Milk River F. Saban, Fort AAaclencJ Hillcrcst Mines Ar. and Mrs. W. P. Dunn, Lelhbridge can and Clifford Palmer, Lethbridfje :nitjhls of Columbus, Tiber OTAL............... 1 One difference between those who plan to purchase new program and the farm justment program proposed said he expected the pro gram to go into effect befor March is that the latest end of the fiscal year allows a five-year rental 30, 1972. Vnifarm grains EDMONTON (CP) be rescindec farm, which represents decided that the pro half of Alberta's tariffs and quotas impos ers, wants the Canadian hardships on western farm Board to hold a by increasing the price o among producers to see if clothes and by alienatinf want rye, flax and markets for Canadiai brought under the board's farm i m piemen In discussion on a be encouraged tc at the annual meeting, 24 hour repair service. day, Unifarm delegates throughout Alberta pressed widely differing smaller towns where ions on whether these have been dosed. come under the board. they were overwhelmingly in favor of asking for a vote raps producers to decide the The association also passed a resolution saying that of farm should work with the Alberta Hapeseed Growers' industry sociation to conduct a during the winter to (CP) Fur- fanners with the evidence of a split be- marketing eastern and western More than 50 resolutions are to be voted on during the four-day convention, which occurred Tuesday at the annual Unifarm convention when Alberta farm- aeccsed eastern manu- of stealing the shirts Delegates defeated a farmers' backs. :ion proposing that nearly 600 delegates to ments should try to tie three-day convention vot- exports with exports of lo ask the federal govern- al resources. Several to rescind recent legi- said the markets for the which, delegates were are not necessarily within offers the Canadian tex- same industry "super pro- One of the major dations still to be industry is as protect- concerns a Unifarm plan as the textile the wheat board to work out L. R. Jensen of Magratji, new system of quotas and spoke in favor of the "Farmers would In other resolutions glad to have even a frac- the association of such protection." farmers have to pay Si) penalties for for work shirts as it le rustlers and for next spring to be paid to the victims eastern manufacturers convicted indeed have taken the ?3deral government off our added that protects Canadian delegate. SOUTHWEST AUCTION GIANT HOUSEHOLD Having been favored by Mr. A O'Neal who ii lo Ireland we will have for sale Sat., December Ui'i 1 o'clock all of his household furnishings Watch for list of furniture in Dec. TOth, Lelhbridge FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AUCTION Phone 327-1222 2508 2nd Ave. GORDON SHERWOOD BILL No. 846 No. ends meet come a first-ballot lead by Roy Deyell cf Calgary, a supporter of anli-Diefenbaker forces to He attracted nearly all the first-ballot supporters of John Pallet, former MP for Peel and parliamentary secretary to Mr. Diefenbaker when he was prime minister. Mr. Pallet, Firman Mones- lime, mayor of Mattawa, Ont., and James Baskin of Renfrew, Ont., were dropped from the second ballot after they failed to win one-sixth of the delegates on the first vote. Most of Air. Monestime's forces also went to Mr, Mat- thews. Mr. Diefenbaker visited Uie convention twice, moving through corridors and greeting old friends, but never entering the meeting rooms. The other crease in party op- timism involved Quebec. Less than a third of the 450 delegates to which Quebec was entitled appeared. The Conservatives have only tliree Quebec MPs in the Com- mons. SUPPORT PLEDGED But delegates were ecstatic when Ontario Premier William Davis appeared on the platform with Mr. Stanfield Sunday night and pledged the support of the strong provincial machine to the coming federal contest. They were also cheered by the presence of provincial Con- servative premiers elected in the last 12 Peter Lcugheed and New Bruns- wick's Richard Hatfield. New- foundland leader Frank Moores also was there. After he won the presidency, Mr. Matthews expressed hope for solid teamwork with the rest of the newly-elected executive Roy Watson of Calgary, Bernard Flynn of Montreal, Ralph Sykes of Hali- fax, treasurer Malcolm Wickson of Vancouver and secretary Jean Wadds of Ottawa. Safe-driving week death toll hits 68 By THE CANADIAN PRESS Five more Canadians died during Safe-Driving Week this year than in 1970. Two deaths in Alberta and one in Ontario Tuesday, the last day of the seven-day Safe-Driv- ing Week, increased the total fatalities in the 1971 week to 68 compared with 63 to last year's week. Quebec and Ontario had the highest number of traffic deaths with 17 each while Prince Ed- ward Island was fatality free. Corrected totals put British Columbia third with 12, un- changed from 1970. Total 1 2 3 4 5 (I 7'71'70 1100000 2 1 0000000 0 0 0002000 2 4 Dec. Nfld. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alia. B.C. 0010000 1 1 2 4 1 4 3 3 0 17 15 3053231 17 23 0011100 32 010400053 1202202 9 2 0 1 1 3 4 3 0 12 12 Total 7. 9. 91912. 9. 368 63 Report tabled on natural gas use in vehicles RED council DEER (CP) City was told conversion costs of 55 city vehicles to op- erate on natural gas would he about a vehicle. Council was studying a pro- wsal by the engineer's depart- nent which recommended the Nelson Beck, director of en- gineering, said use of natural instead of gasoline would esult in a saving in fuel and maintenance costs of about 00 a year. Council tabled the report tra- il it could determine the pro- rimc'ial government's position 71 a road tax on natural gas is a fuel for vehicles. Weather and road report SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET II L Prc .ethbrldgc 14 'incher Creek tledicine Hat Cdmonton rande Prairie1 Banff Calgary 'ranbrook 'ictoria 'enticton 'rince George 19 7 16 13 10 18 16 36 27 18 3 11 -7 6 3 3 4 3 31 17 12 10 29 -9 iegina 2 -19 'oronto Ottawa lontreal t. John's Halifax iiarlotfcetown rredericton hicago Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas 78 60 47 Honolulu 83 Rome ............48 Paris ............41 :amloops 14 32 laskatoon 2 .01 London 4f! Berlin 39 Amsterdam 47 Moscow.......... 32 Stockholm 32 25 Tokyo 50 40 Lethbridgc Medicine Hat- Calgary Today: A few clouds. Winds W25 gusts to 40 except gusts to GO in Leth- bridge region. Lows 25 30. Thursday: Mainly cloudy. Windy. Iliglis 35-10. Columbia Kootenay To- Tliurs- few snow- 5 25. Highs TONIGHT KING JAMES VERSION QUARTET RECENT APPEARANCES ON TOMMY HUNTER, COUNTRYTIME P.M. LETHBRIDGE ALLIANCE CHURCH 1202 3rd AVENUE SOUTH Lows tonight 10 20. Thursday in mid 20s. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY Lit) A OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 5, from Mountain View to Waterton is lightly snow covered. Highway 6, from Twin Butte to Waterton has light snow cov- er. All oilier highways in the IjOthbridge district arc mainly bare with occasionsi slippery sections in the towns nnd shel- tered areas. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Revel- stoke is mainly hare in the driving lanes with a few slip- pery sections and has been sanded. The Banff-Radium and Banff-Jasper highways are bare with occasional slippery sec- tions, sanded where necessary. Snow tires or chains are neces- sary when travelling through the Rogers Pass, Banff-Jasper Highway and in Hanff Notional Park ski access roads. POUTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coults 24 hours; Carway 9 n.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Bonita 9 .m. lo (i p.m.; fiooscville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgale, B.C., 21 hours; Porlhill Rykorts 8 n.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. Wildhorse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;