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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE UETHBRIDOE HERALD Saturday, 14, 1974 Livestock export to be regulated OTTAWA (CP) The trade department plans to regulate closely all shipments of cattle, hogs, beef and pork to the United States in an effort to supply what are regarded as Canada's best markets in that country Exports of the products have been sharply limited un- der U S controls announced last month after Ottawa set restrictions on the amount of beef and cattle allowed into Canada Cattle shipments between Aug 12 this year and Aug 12, 1975 are to be restricted to 000 head, only 7 7 per cent of the average exports during the last five years Swine shipments are to be cut to 000 head, or 74 per cent of the average Beef exports are to be held to 17 million per cent of the pork shipments to 36 million per cent of the average Since the bulk of the livestock and meat exports have already been shipped, Canada can export only an ad- ditional cattle, swine, 4 97 million pounds of beef and veal and 21 8 million pounds of pork under the U S quotas To ensure that the remain- ing shipments are sent to the most important markets, the trade department has impos- ed its own export controls Open till p.m. Monday to Saturday (Thursday till 9 p.m.) OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. S LETHBRIOGE Phone 327-3609 Pensioners will get new cards OTTAWA (CP) Health Minister Marc Lalonde an- nounced Friday that all recipients of old age security benefits will get federal iden- tification cards The minister said in a state- ment that the cards will be is- sued automatically starting early in 1975 He said the cards are in response to numerous requests by the national pensioners and senior citizens federation About 1 9 million people are expected to receive the cards No applications are necessary The minister said the pur- pose of the cards is to permit pensioners "to identify themselves easily and thus enable them to take full ad- vantage of many benefits such as merchandise discounts, reduced transportation fares and other similar savings available The cards will contain such information as the pensioners' old age security number as well as a tamperproof" signature strip Saxbe named ambassador WASHINGTON (AP) U S Attorney-General William Saxbe has resigned and has been appointed am- bassador to India, a White House spokesman announced Friday At a news conference later, Saxbe said he has not discuss- ed the appointment of his successor with President Ford Firms to be investigated OTTAWA (CP) Two gov- ernment departments will in- vestigate to determine whether two large American companies are working on an agreement that will eliminate competition between them for home entertainment products This was disclosed in the Commons Friday when Max Saltsman (PC-Waterloo Cambridge) asked for details on the talks between Philco- Ford of Canada Ltd and Fleetwood Corp Mr Saltsman said the talks are aimed at removing Philco as radios, tape recorders and tele- visions from the Cana- dian market, leaving it open to Fleetwood Public Works Minister C M Drury and Consumer Af- fairs Minister Andre Ouellet said they will check into the allegations that the proposals might contravene federal competition law Fleetwood, whose Canadian office is in Montreal, is 57-per- cent owned by Sylania Electric (Canada) Ltd a sub- sidiary of the United States- based General Telephone and Electronics International Inc Philco-Ford, whose Cana- dian office is in Toronto, is a subsidiary of Philco-Ford Corp of Philadelphia In October, Kenneth Hollo- way, president of Philco-Ford of Canada, said in a news release that his parent cor- poration had agreed to sell its home entertainment division to General Telephone Under the agreement, effec- tive in November, General will distribute the Philco products throughout the U S Canada and overseas When present Philco supply contracts end in 1975, the agreement provides for Sylvania to make and sell products under the Philco name Presidential candidate Ku Klux Klan leaders gather this weekend at Stone Mountain, Ga, to ratify the selection of Dale Reusch, above, as their first U.S presidential candi- date Rsusch, 35, is grand dragon of the KKK in Ohio state_____________________ ______ Malta becomes republic Earlier the 55-member House of Representatives had passed three bills amending the constitution adopted when the Mediterranean island became independent VALLETTA, Malta (Reuter) The island of Malta became a republic Fri- day night when the governor- general, Sir Anthony Mamo, was sworn in as its first president UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRID6E CROSSCOUNTRY SKIING WORKSHOP FRIDAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY DECEMBER 27, 28 and 29, 1974 Friday, December 27 7 to 10 p.m. Orientation Room 233 U of L Physical Education Bldg. Coordinator: HANS BUHRMANN Saturday, December 28 Sunday, December 29 Field Experience at Castle FEE: REGISTRATION: Immediately prior to first class or write for application forms to: Registrar's Office University of Lethbridge LETHBRIDGE, Alta. and transportation must be provided by participant EATON'S See the CGE Dishwasher Demonstration A representative of CGE will be in the major appliance department, second floor, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 16th through 18th, from 7 to 9 p m. to demonstrate the CGE washer Be sure to see the demonstration Make Her Christmas The Best Ever Give Her a CGE Potscrubber Dishwasher No pre-soaking or scouring 439 95 White Here's the CGE dishwasher that scrubs your pots and pans without pre-soaking or scouring. Buy the Potscrubber you've been waiting for on your Eaton Account now. Just look at the features: Exclusive power scrub cleans messy pots, pans, casseroles, automatically, thoroughly. Three-level Thoro-Wash sends hot torrents of water over the load with downward power-spray. Seven settings... power scrub, rinse-and-hold, rinse-and-dry, high temperature wash, plate warmer. Two automatic detergent dispenser plus Rmse-glo to ensure spotless results. Built-in soft food disposer. Full extension racks. Retractable legs that automatically extend when door is opened. Uni-couple faucet-flo connects to kitchen faucet and allows you to draw water while in operation. Retractable cord feature, easy-rolling model you can load at the table or counter and roll to sink In gleaming white finish with walnut finished top. Color, avocado or gold. 449.95. Major Appliances, Second Floor Eaton's Christmas Shopping hours Eaton's will remain open until 9 p.m. every shopping day before Christmas with the exception of today and Saturday, December 21st, and Tuesday, December 24th, when Eaton's will close at the usual hour of 5-30 p m. to enable our staff to the fes- tive season with their family and friends ;