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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDCE HERALD Thursday, Decsmbsr 10, 1970 Lea Unifarm EDMONTON (CP) Dele- gates to the first annual meet- ing of Unifarm, nn organiza- tion representing more than fanners in Alberta, elect- ed tlieir 57-year-old vice-presi- dent to lead them during the coming year. Dobson Lea, who operates a mixed farm on l.COO acres 70 miles north of Edmonton, de- feated Elmer Kure, a 48-year- old Innisfail, fanner in the election to replace retiring president Paul Bnbey. 42. Mr. Babey is credited with leading the movement that saw the Farmers Union of Alberta and the Alberta Federation of Agriculture merge earlier this year. Mr. Babey was president of the FUA for six years before being elected Unifarm presi- dent. Mr. Lea served on the Farmers Union executive three years before becoming vice- president during the three years before the merger. Mr. Babey said both candi- dates were able men but the delegates had made an "intel- ligent" decision in electing the vice-president to take over from him. No vote count was announced alter the 500 delegates had cast their ballots during the second day of the organization's four- day meeting which ends Fri- day. new vice-presi- dents will be held today. Coimtne5 Alberta Agriculture Minis- j fe ter Henrv Rust e was guest products Atinfhor TOcnl' "It's about time they woke up lo tire fact that the low-income farmers of western Canada rJso need some assistance." The agriculture minister said recent developments indicate growing market for Alberta produced foodstuffs in the Pa- cific rim countries. The department's emphasis in assisting the agriculture in- dustry has changed to market- ing from production and this had helped hog producers in particular during the last year, Mr. Ruste said. The department now Is pro- viding promotional and educa- tional assistance to broiler, tur- key, and egg and fowl market- ing boards and the potato com- mission. This assistance program will continue in 1971, but, Mr. Ruste said the emphasis will change lo "consumer education." Delegates also voted to make provision for the admission of a section to be known as Wom- en of Unifarm. A resolution asking the ad- mission followed a November meeting of the Farm Women's Union of Alberta at which the members voted almost unani- mously that they desired to be- come part of the new organiza- tion. Delegates also approved a resolution voicing objection to the high tariffs and quota im- 'xtiles from OK collective bargaining for grams. oil seeds sales WINNIPEG (CP) The N tional Farmers Union unan mously adopted a policy pap Wednesday calling for instil lion of collective bargaining arrive at prices paid produce1 for grains and oil seeds co sumed domestically. The resolution, approved the NFU's first annual conve lion, said producer collect! b a r g a i n ing programs "a viewed as the method by whi the best price can be gain for domestically consume grains and oil All grains and oil seec should be "committed" to t union, which would becom "the sole negotiating agent" establishing domestic price, the paper says. At the same time, howeve the policy adopted calls for ir 360-foot high apartment wins okay THE WHITE CAPER Conservative leader Robert Stanfield displays his answer to the black cape and hat worn by Prime min ister Trudeou at the Grey Cup football game this year a similar outfit in white. Mr. Stanfield assumes an appropriate pose for his wife at the annual Progressive Conserve live party in Ottawa Wednesday. CALGARY (CP) A 41-st rey, SCO-foot apartment buil ing which would be the secon highest structure in Calgary was approved Wednesday fo the downtown area by the cil planning commission. The building, expected to co million, would contain 301 suites, four floors of above- ground parking and four flooi of commercial space. speaker during the afternoon as delegates debated resolu- tions on constitutional changes for the young organization. Mr. Ruste was critical of the federal government's spending en agriculture and it is "very apparent" the federal govern- ment is directing "almost all of its attention to Quebec and The Maritimes." He said the recently an- nounced federal proposal to stabilize income for Prairie grain producers as a whole is a program designed to redistri-1 would be conducted to Another resolution approved j said Unifarm would oppose fed- eral proposals to eliminate all agricultural subsidies "until such time all industries are treated on an equal basis." Delegates also asked, In another resolution, that the province implement a meat in- spection act to provide for in- spection of all slaughter houses, meat processing and locker plants and all meats slaughtered for public sale. It was also announced a lot- we miss is our sex life' LU.vKJ.aJii uesigueu tu ___, _ butf money already committed raise funds for Unifarm s J eye Youth Camp near Nordegg. Proceeds will be used to pro- vide buildings for the residen- tial seminar facility used to provide citizenship training. Total prize money will be with the draw being made hi December, 1971, at Unifarm's second annual con- vention. to the industry. "fn these days of increasing costs and lower prices, the fed- eral government should be put- ting more money, not the same amount or less, into western he said. Gary Martin Dispensing Optician 307 6th St. i. 327-7TS2 EARLIEST DESCRIPTION The earliest description of a duodenal ulcer was made in 1746 by a man named George Erhard Hamberger. The 26' Scamper Holiday Trailer has: 2" Insulation oil around Forced air heat ducts Q Fiberglass front and back II Bathtub and shower 5 cu. ft. fridge Attend the 1971 Public Showing and see for yourself. December 12 and. 13 PREBCo RECREATION VEHICLES WINDSOR, Ont. (CP) The food comes in hot from a cater tag company, the Christmas trees are up and there are church services among the lino- type machines in the composing room of The Star, Windsor's only daily newspaper. The presses, however, are cold and result of a sit-down strike by three crafl unions that has prevented The Star from hitting the streei since last Wednesday. It's a sit-in with a few unique wrinkles. The catering truck pulls up to The Star three times a day, de- livering breakfast, lunch and dinner to the 75 men occupying the composing room. The deliv- eries have the approval of the company. Wives and children visit dally and chat with their husbands and fathers through open ground-floor wuidows, and cler- gymen quote the Bible from the floor of the composing room at in-plant services for the union men. Freedomites acquitted NELSON, B.C. (CP) Pro- vincial Judge William Evans Wednesday dismissed charges against five Sons of Freedom Doukhobor women that they en- tered a house with intent to commit an indictable offence. Judge Evans said there was some doubt in his mind of the intentions of the five ori- ginally charged with threaten- ing to burn the home of Free- domite leader Stefan Sorokin's wife at Krestova, in the West Kootenay region. Both sides remained rlgic today in the sit-in and suspen- sion of publication by The Star, now in its second week. The un- ions insist on completion of a new collective agreement before the men leave the plant. But Star publisher Mark Far- reil is equally firm on his com- pany's new talks until the composing room decks are cleared by the union men, along with their sleeping bags, air mattresses, blankets, books and cards. "All we miss Is our sex said one Star pressman as he Cup of Milk fund grows Anonymous, Lethbridge t Miss Wendy Romanchuk, Lelhbridge Mrs. Maurine Boxer, Leth. Anonymous, Taber Anonymous, New Dayton Anonymous, Taber, Alberta Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kramer, Raymond ,eo Kirsch, Shaughnessy Mr. and Mrs. Russ Workman, Lethbridge rVm. H. Short, Lethbrldge ilmcn Kramer Sr., Raymond Stanley and Faya Vander Ploeg, Vauxhall :rom Ronnie, Lelhbridga 0. R. Lavers, Lethbridge Mrs. Lulu B. Shields, Card. Mrs. Russell's Grade Five :isss. Central School, Taber Dore, Lethbridge....... Anonymous, Miik River King Edward Hotel, PIncher Creek .ncnymous, Lethbridge A. B. Hogg, Lethbridge..... Mr. Tony KrefJ, Coaldale Anonymous, Lethbridge Van Oostenbrugge, Burdett Im Danielson and Children, Lethbridge............ Mrs. F. M. Turner, Leth..... D. Kreft, Coaldale..... ifionymous, Taber Mrs. J. A. E., Lelhbridge Coaldale s.co 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.03 5.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 12.00 15.00 20.00 20.00 25.00 48.75 chatted with his wife through a chief negotiator, personne TOTAL TO DATS Homo of fine Brazier FRIDAY and SATURDAY SPECIAL! Queen brazier -ifs'rt't. BRAZIER BURGER FRENCH FRIES MILK SHAKE (CHOICE OF FLAVORS) B. 1. to. 8.9. iff. S OS to. ft 9. BOTH LOCATIONS NORTH and SOUTHI f rpairq Queen NORTH STORE "6 n'h ST M' PHONE 357-W5 SOUTH STORE PHONE 327-6410 window Wednesday. In the meantime, the men in side are trying to figure out to go about decorating th Christmas trees they have se up. The wives who turned ou Wednesday voiced strong sup- port for their husbands. "I'm real proud of Mrs James William said of her hus band. "If he quit now, I'd be disappointed." MAY LAST The deadlock has every ap- pearance of lasting througl Christmas. The traditional one week's pay as a Christmas bonus had earlier been chopped For most of the men for wha Mr. Farrell described as har- assment tactics during bargain- ing. About 170 of the newspaper's 400 employees are represented the unions, whose contracts expired Feb. 28. Non-union em- ployees continued to report for work during the shutdown and Ihere have teen no layoffs. Negotiations between The Star and the craft unions broke down Dec. 1 over wages, vaca- ions and wording of a new con- ract. The unions have been in a egal position to 'strike since lov. 23, but no picket lines have been set up. The unions clamped an over- time ban on their members and on Nov. 30, Mr. Farrell told his One-cent refund CALGARY for collecting non-retenable soft drink bottles, with a payment of half a cent a bottle, will probably open within three months, president Ken Taylor of the Alberta Soft Drink As- sociation said Wednesday. One depot now is operating near Medicine Hat and others are planned for Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge and Calgary, he said. The bottles would be crushed and the glass used by Do- minion Glass Co. Ltd. and Con- sumers Glass Co. Ltd. Similar reclamation is being studied for soft drink cans, Mr. Taylor said. director Donald Moeller, ti break off talks. The decision followed com pany accusations of deliberat union slowdowns. In a Nov. 26 fromt-page editorial, The Stai announced that the unionists Christmas bonuses, a lump sun of would be distribute among the newspaper's carriers. Management capabilities lagging Smith CALGARY (CP) Canada' management elite may not be as elite as it appears, chairman A. J. R. Smith of the Economi Council of Canada said Wednes day. In several areas, Canadian business and industry lack thi specialization found in the United States, he said, and this could be contributing to Can ada's slow rate of economic growth. "When it comes to competenl management, there is quite a ;ap between the educationa !evels of U.S. management am hose of Canadian management "In fact, looking at educa- Jonal differences between the AVO countries, the gap is proba- bly wider for management than for any other occupation. "This may be just one clue as a why Canadian industry may not be as efficient as that of the Jnited States. The point here is that we do need to place more emphasis on the importance Oi good management and the de- velopment of good men." HUGE SHIPMENT PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. (CP) Tire largest shipment of pulp n 20 years of operation of the Columbia Cellulose Co. mill at his northern British Columbia )ort was loaded recently aboard he freighter La Pampa for Japan. The ship took aboard tons of kraft and sulphite chemical pulps destined for nills in Kobe and Yokohama. Witch doctors could help says Dr. Arthur Sackler UNITED NATIONS (AP) The leader of an interna- tional search for medical manpower says witch doc- tors with adequate training and supervision could help relieve a world shortage of psychiatrists. "Witch doctors are rele- vant to the subject of psy- Dr. Arthur Sack- ler, chairman of the Inter- national Task Force on World Health Manpower, told a news conference Wednesday night. "They are capable of diagnosing a psychosis and of dispensing the medi- cation for psychosis." A ROCK GROUP A SMAIL TOWN SUPPORTS At last here's a rock group that adults can like. TRUCK isn't re- bellious, pro-drugs, or out to produce the loudest sound. And they've even convinced their parents, a teacher, a minister and the mayor of Ingersoll, Ontario to invest In them. Jim Quig tells why TRUCK hoi tho backing of their home town, this Saturday I In Your Lcmbridga Herald Weekend Magazine creased authority (or the Cana- dian Wheat Board for market- ing grains abroad. The paper says export of al grains, including feed grains flax, rye and rapesecd shouk become the responsibility of the board, and the board should also have the power to regu- late the import of grains under its jurisdiction, and reslrict Honda chief faces charge if car fails TOKYO (Router) Trans- port ministry experts today began road testing a Honda compact car to determine whether the Honda president should be indicted for murder. The tests during the next 11 days are intended to discover whether Honda's tiny N-360 compact contains structural de- fects liable to cause accidents. The company president, So- ichiro Honda, is named in a murder indictment brought by the father of a young driver killed in a N-360 accident. A consumers organization al- leged in September that struc- tural defects in the four-seat ve- hicle were responsible for at least 35 crash deaths. The Japan Automobile Users' Union claimed that at speeds over 30 miles an hour the car tended to become uncontrollable on a slope if the brakes were sud- denly applied. their Import until domestic slocks ore exhausted. The convention also called for continuation of the wheat board policy of announcing each year, in advance, the level of quotas which will be ac- cepted from producers. However, elevators should accept only those dch'veries needed lo meet domestic and export sales, and if by the end of a crop year the announced quotas have not been reached, the br.lsrice should be accepted by the board, and kept in seal- ed bins. Delegates also approved a policy paper on fruits and vegetables, calling for "more stringent and rapid research on the danger of chemicals" and a prohibition on the im- port of fruits and vegetables which have been subjected to pesticides prohibited in Can- ada. Canned drinks not wanted at Claresliolm CLARESHOLM council Tuesday passed a res- olution asking the provincial government to ban canned soft drinks. The community earlier ban- ned non-returnable bottles. Council said it will also ask ilie government to introduce legislation requiring refunds on wine and liquor bottles, sim- ilar to that now offered for DOttles. Weather and road report A] ABOVE 2EIEO AT SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET 4.31 .ethbridge Medicine Hat 'incher Creek ialgary......... Edmonton...... Banff........... ligh Level...... 'eace River..... Grande Prairie locky Mtn House Edson...... 'enticton........ 'rinee George Tince Albert Saskatoon forkton Tiompson....... iegina.......... Winnipeg 16 4 15 2 29 10 23 4 10 -5 13 0 -5 -9 -2 -16 -1 -12 17 -10 17-12 33 29 IS 9 38 35 1 -25 -2-11 0-19 -8-16 3 -9 7-15 'oronto......... 42 ittawa..... t. John's [alifax :har1otletown 'redericton Chicago..... 'ew York tiami...... 50 32 45 42 75 72 Boston.......... 88 S4 Washington 60 41 Los Angeles ......68 49 San Diego 61 44 San Francisco ..56 48 Las Vegas.......65 44 Rome.......... 37 57 Paris...........36 45 London......... 39 48 .09 .05 .20 Berlin Amsterdam Brussels Madrid Moscow S'luckhplm Tokyo..... 41 44 41 50 32 42 34 39 27 30 34 48 35 51 FORECASTS Lethbrldge Today: Cloudy periods. F r 1 d yi Variable Chinook clnndlness. Lows 2fl-25, highs 30-35. Jlcdicine Main- ly sunny. Friday: Cloudy. Lows 10-15, highs 30-35. Kootenay, Columbia To- day: Cloudy with occasional snow in the. Columbia district. Friday: Cloudy with occasional snow until evening. Winds at times southerly 15. Highs today :nd Friday near 25 in the north, near 35 in the louth. Lows tonight 15 to 25. OWATONNA MIXER MILL WITH BALE SHREDDER ATTACHMENT Now 160 bale shredder mounts right an to mil! threat of all 117 and 100 mixer miili ft No feeding in bala Takes whole bales up to 20 Inches In width. carries bale inlo shredding chamber GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES P.O. BOX 1202 LETHBRIDGE OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Lcth- idge district are bare and y and in good winter driving condition. Highway I Trans Canada Highway Calgary to Banff is in good winter driving condi- tion with some slippery sec- tions and traces of snow on the shoulders. Banff to Revelstoke highway has some slippery sec- tions but has been plowed and sanded. Banff-Radium highway has some new snow causing slip- pery sections, plowing and sanding is in progress. Banff- Jasper highway has some slip- pery sections due to freezing rain. Motorists are reminded that snow tires or chains are re- quired when travelling in any mountain area. I'OKTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts 24 hours: Carway 9 a.m. lo G p.m. MST. Del Bonila 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Rooseviile, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.7.. 21 hours; Porthill-Rykcrts B a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain cioscd, 8 to 5 p.m., ;