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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SOUTHERN ALBERTA GOLFERS HAWAIIAN HOLIDAY Co-hosli-Art and Moe VCaluri, Pro. Departing Calgary Jan. 23 Return Feb. 6, 1973 For Booking) and fuplrter inlnimal'.on esnfaet: ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VllltAGE MAIL PHONE 1 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. 1 Ltvtl 71h Slreel Shopping Mall 1 Lethbridge, Alberla (4O3) 326-7411 tlC LttllUt IClCIC EQUIPMENT SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, December 29, 197Z PAGES 13 TO Poultry industry beat price spiral By RIC SWIHAHT Herald Stall Writer casing firm in Alberta, said the stocks were in an ideal position as far as the process- llationarvj price spiral with He said stocks in Lethbridge increased were so short a few wt'eks ago Slocks of turkey in Southern Alberta are almost non-existent firm back some turkeys it had sh'p- but prices h: steady v.ith the 10-year aver- age from Ra [ph Ef flcr, manager of U lyd ale Poultry Sides in Loth- bridge, the largest poultry.' pro- Taxpayers scrambling ped out previously. Stores now can't expect to fill specific or- ders because of the incomplete stocks. lie pointed to the increased production efficiency for the low price Irs: turkey. "Producers are working on increased volume at the old prices to make more for ihcj- he said. "Today, a producer can put I out a four-pound broiler chirk en in eight weeks. Ten years ago, it took 14 weeks to produce a three-pound bird." It's that time of year for 3.000. county taxpayers. A seven per cent penalty be added to taxes still not paid by Jan. I. said county assistant manager Bob Grant. Also due by Dec. 31 i.s the annual licence fee charged mo- bile home residents living in the county, said Mr. Grant. "People should also make application as soon as possible for the provincial homeov.Tier's tax he said. Taxes are corning in "as usu- al, perhaps a iit'Je totter than usual." he said. By the year-end deadline last year there were still M22.1M in taxes outstanding of a total tax lew in the county of SI.3 mil- COVVERSIOS The feed conversion rate f number of pounds of meat for a certain portion of feed) has been improved also, said Mr. Efner. Today, producers get or.e pound f saleable meat from pounds of feed. Ten years ago, they had to feed pounds to get one pound of meat. With the increased feed grain and feed supplement prices, this means dollars in the produc- er's pocket, he said. With the tremendous short- age of turkeys during the Christmas and New Year noli-! day celebrations, retaiiers have big cities only are likely to benefit from educational TV9 Jiy GKEG Herald Staff held the price lir.e, absorbing lion, said the assistant man- ager. the increased cost of the tirk- This year there should be eys. said Mr. Effler. about the same or perhaps few- were able to pay the er outstanding taxes, he said.' producer six cents per pound Buddy power County taxes go to pay for Improvements and maintenance of the county's miles of streets and roads, salaries for 1C5 teachers m Vj county schrjols, and contributions to health, recreation and other municipal responsibilities. Lawyers cliose bar officers Officers of the Lethbridge Bar Association have been elected for VJ12. Roman Scholdra is the new president, replacing outgoing President Steve Denecky. Other officer5, narr.ed are Glenn ?.I. Morrison, vice pres- ident and Robert 7. Babki. sec- retary-treasurer. Named as directors for the approaching year were Freder- ick M. Prilchard. Charles G. Virtue, Ronald A. Jacobson and J. Terrance Kuzily. PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. S7UEB5 live weight more this year than last he said. "As a pro- cessor, we have been able to get seven to nine cents per pound more for the finished j bird from the retailers than last year also. there has been little change on the retail level, the retailer is taking less markup for turkey. This is good for the consumer." Mr. Effler said poultry pro- ducts have always been a good i I bargain fee the consumer. Ac- cording to the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, eggs showed a de- crease in price of 9.2 per cent from I'fA to while' turkeys decreased 3.4 per cent in the period. I During the same 10-year per- 1 iod, chicken prices increased 6.2 pa: cent. This compares to the large percentage increases for other foods during the period. To i matoes went up 75.8 per veal 65.8, lettuce 53.7, fish bread 29.5, cheese 23.1, oranges i I 15.v, and margarine 33.5 per I cent. i The figures showed that j sumer incomes have risen about per cent in the same 10-year period while food prices in- creased an average of S3 per cent. j Ken Von Rc-e, 10, of 2701 9lh Ave. N. substitutes for Santa's reindeer to the satis- faction of David Van Pelt, 7, of 311 16lh St. N. The boys finally found iome of the white stuff to use their Christmas gift. Ervin photo Vegetable hearings set we're drugs MI thf: of A series of four public hear- ings w-ill be held next month to examine the problems and po-1 tential of the province's vege- i table gro'Airjg industry. More than 30 briefs will presented by producers, pro- d ucer organizations, consum- ers and the wholesale retail trade. Thirteen briefs be present- ed in the Taber community i hall Jan. 24. This session runs from a.m. to p.m. j Nine briefs will be presented at the Brooks Lesion Hal! Jan, 23, six at the Edmonton Holi- day fnn Jan. IS ant! three at'. the Peace River Elks flail Jan. 16. Cla-k Ferries, chairman of the Al be-rta Agri culturaJ Expanded education broad- j casting facilities in Alberta may simply ''pump more money into Edmonton arid Calgary" and! ignore the- rest of the province, a Lfthbridge public school trus- j tee charges. In a recent j oin t an noun ce- ment, Jim foster, of advanced education, and lyju Hyndrnan, minister of educa- i lion, proposed "an Alberts edu- poraion." A bill is to introduced at the spring legislature to create the corporation. i Initially the corporation v.ould serve as sn umbrella covering educational television fpera- st CaJgary and Edmonton and an Government i Telephones sponsored public service radio station CKL'A in i the ministers said in 1 a prepared statement. j The corporation v.ould be eir.- I powered to assemble broad- i i easts and have j to cabtevision, said the state- i ment. DON'T THEM Doug Card, a Lethbridge pub- lie school board member, said Thursday people in Southern Alberta don't want education 1 programs sent to them from Calgary and Edmonton. i For years, be said, trie pro- j vinciaJ government has sup- ported educational in Calgary and Edmonton and re- fused to pay for similar fa- cDities elsewhere in the prov- ince. "What are they going to feed us that would be any betu-r than what our ovm teachers could produce right here in Southern he said. ViTiat is needed, he s aid, Is and other broadcast facilities that can be used bv in Lethbridge an-t 'hke to work to discuss proposbl snth through existiiig facilities where local authorities. j possible. i He vfill meet Mr, Card, as; He said the proposal is In well as S. V.'. Hooper, and would not speculate of the Southern 'ALtertaj on whether this could mean fa- 1 ETV Association, and officials st the college or the L' ol the Universitv of Lethbridge of L. and Lethbridge Community Col- i Calgan. and Pvegjon Ed- teUP- ucational Television fCARET) Mr, lolci The Herald operation out of facilities that tile pi-oposed at the So'Jihem Insti- education tute of iquor price tags higher Jan. 1 Take the price tag off ;.our to bring liquor conUdners under New Year's and save it. provincial pollution control It become his'.ory abo-jt lavs. the same time as the analyisK Importoj liquor, except begin dissecting the Rose scotch, v.iil go up between 15 Game. and 30 cents per 25-ounce bottle The same brand of cheer you with five cents on top of that nurture t'rrough the year-end for the deposit. frolics will cost you between 45 The same goes for wines. Ca- and 55 cents more beginning nadian brands will increase by Jan. 2. That's if it is a domestic 15 to 35 cents and imported liquor. wines by 20 cents to 51 a bottle, A ruckle of that increase will plus deposit. be for a deposit on the bottle A case of beer that now costs j K 75 will go up to S3 per dozen 1 Green's Pop Shop is ready to 'accept liquor and wine bottles Jan. 2 at 544 IKh St. N. David Green, manager of the shop said hall gallon httles will not i be accepted. Regulations re- i quire that only bottles between j three and 59 'ounces be taken by depots. A second depot for the south side is still in the planning stages, Mr. Green said. ,C lSOllclS return 011 tune All of tiie prisoners released from the LeVnbridge Correction- al Institution on Christ mas passes returned to the jail at the specified time, says Warden Products Marketing Council, er this month thai the bearings j teacVrs and" iud'ents irTToc-al Ll J" said interest in the hearings is designed to allow growers I schools. to express their on the the and te particularly strong among pro- ducers. Apparently there is deficiencies of the present mar- ketiug system for vegetables, tahon from the whole retail trade. Only persons who have sub- mitted notices of intent to pre- sent a brief will be allowed sons interested in the industry- are welcome as observers. Dietricr: Kuhlmarm of Ed- inonton, chairman of the Al- berta Fresh Vegetable Com- mission, told The Herald earli- OPPORTUNITY The teachers and s ti dents grams they want from commer- cia] television, interviews, Held He claimed hearing ach is a very important Eight inmates at were released on absence passes, valid for from one to three days. An additional six inmates re- ceived unconditional Christmas releases. This was granted to those inmates whose sentence was up during the holiday per- iod, and allowed them to leave early to spend Christmas with their families. Warden Fisher said that may allow producers te j concept here that television manv factors are examined be- prlces for adap to their produce with some form I Card of new marketing measure. and City asks for fore an inrnate is granted a temporary" release. He said they look at the in- "Students don't need more Previous record, t he programs that ifcey sit in front of hls of a screen an r! min dless.1 v named drjg to generic nirntd v.-fj s. Yes. thorn's continual b e ir.t? put out to the brarirl are gtncrit n-'srritrl drujj the thing ;sn'l And. if v.i ]y the Irufh. th'rrf: 9 lot ft artual- toulrf, of no r on Urn tion or f. on corn on Mir this obvious of tion. have ri con- P fMenco in IliC- hran'3 named Usually the price differ- ence i-i or non cxisterit. I your h'.-iMh is ed tho fjuality, anr] crinfirJence aro the im- hftre at Stnhhs of Just rail u- at We're to Vj service to you always! Open daify a.m. to p.m. Sundays rind Holidays 12 noon to p.m. HOLIDAY HOURS: RESTAURANT New Year's Eve Dec. 31st We Welcome Guests to 7 p.m. New Year's Day Jan. 1st Open 12 Noon fo 9 p.m. RESERVATIONS AVAILABLE PRIOR TO 3 p.m. and AFTER p.m. ONLY1 TAKE HOME STORES New Year's Eve Dec. 3ht Open 10 a.m. lo 10 p.m. New Year's Day Jan. 1st Open 12 noon too 8 p.m. The community semces de-; parations for next summer, partment has applied for Tne department also plans to continue a study started las' winter to compile an inventory GOO in assistance for three v.-intev under the fed- eral local initiatives program. If the projects are approved, determine areas of the city not both nati've and non-native peo- community services, p'.e will be employed to look at; for native people in j the city and suggest where they can be approved. A second project would put three people to worJc in the mus- eurn assisting the nev.- museum director, JacI: Elliot, in his pre- wolch. Tnev've goi tco much of that already." i He said broadcasting equip- ment should be a tool in tie i bands of school people. IN LETHBRIDGE offence he has been committed on. They examine where the inmate be going if the release is granted, and what type of supervision he will re- ceive he gets there. Add spcrkle lo the New Year with CALIFORNIA CEDAR DURAFLAME FIRE LOGS emh Flames in colors 4-lb. (2 hour) Case of S 6-lb., 8-oz, !3 hour) Caie of 6 5.49 5.79 Coil 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Dick Morton, a department of community sen-ices and to education official responsible for planning the proposed corn- CUFF BLACK, Certified Dentol MKhan 3LACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. tower level PHONE 327-2852 RICE, MACLEAN, BABKI and EVANS BARRISTERS and SOLICITORS They will move thsir offices From the Canadian Imperial Eonk cf Commerce Bldg. 10 903-3rd Avenue South (The Old A.M. A. Bldg.) Effective January 1st, 1973 1968 VW DELUXE S1095 VAUXHALL VIVA 1970 1964 ACADIAN Clear. cor. S444 RAEWOOD PORSCHE AUDI 3rd Ave. and 14lh Si. t. SaTei 328-4539 JORDANS' YEAR-END CLEARANCE SALE! Continues till Saturday closing at p.m. Saving! like these hopper only once-a-yeor a drastic seSf-off of all carpets ol spectccuiar savings! REMNANTS HUNDREDS OF ROLL-ENDS In fug sizes greatly reduced to clear before stock taking with many al HALF PRICE! Jordans DOWNTOWN at 315 6th Street South Phone 327-1103 ;