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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta utMG MIATIVES AN0 MIINDS IO VISIT. For irovel orronaemenK ond information contoct: BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE C-nrr. "'-3201 MM'M "BUTTE TRAVEL NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONED seals fund over the top Kinsmen Club of Lethbridge officials have announced that was collected in this year's Christmas Seal Fund campaign. This is more than the ob- iecttve and marks the first toe since 1965 the local fund has gone over the top. The Lethbridge and distric campaign is sponsored by the local Kinsmen Club. Campaign chairman this year was Bo Armstrong. The local commit tee is affiliated with the Alber ta Tuberculosis and Respira tory Diseases Association. Money contributed to th fund is used in the contimnn fight against tuberculosis, em physema, bronchitis and other respiratory diseases. Charity auction earns More than 300 people attend- ed Tuesday night's chanty auc- tion at the Lethbridge Exhibi- tion Pavilion, where 15 auc- tioneers conducted sales total- ling Patsy the Pig's bids amount- ed to making her one of the most expensive hogs ever to visit Lethbridge. Les Handley, speaking for all of the southern Alberta auc- tioneers, thanked all the busi- nesses donating to the auction, and the people who came out to The SECOND SECTION Uthbridge, Alberta. Wednesday. February 3. 1971 PAGES 13 TO 28 a GREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONE'S fAVORITI (Special Prices on Bulk Orden) ERICKSEN'S 1021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Beet growers' president spikes industry critics The president of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Associa- tion Lolavee Jensen of Mag- gvath, today lashed out at what he termed professional agita- welfare rolls is bad, then it can be said the sugar beet grower has erred in his ef- said Air. Jensen. "If these accomplishments said to be good, then JltJ LVilllcu rr---- tors, union leaders and political I can be oDportunists, for criticism of the case is closed .and we f i.i__ in ihji hppt stand on the sido of right. desk is A. G. Evaiw of Raymond. Film festival Saturday A workshop on animation in film production will be one of the highlights of the Leth- bridge Community Film Festi- val to be held from noon to midnight Saturday at the Yates Memorial Centre. Dr. John Bruha, assistant professor of education at the University of Lethbridge, will bid. Charity week will continue with an Auction in Vauxhall at 7 o'clock tonight and another sale in Pincher Creek Saturday at 1 p.m. ANGLO'S "STEREO FAIR" SEE PACE 7 ACT seminar An Alberta Government Tele phones marketing seminar is h be held in Lethbridge next week. Between 80 and 100 govern ment and business people from the district are expected to at tend They will be shown the latest in modern commumca tions equipment 'SPECIALS Parkerhouse MARQUIS BAKERY LOCATED IN THE MARQUIS HOTEL BIDS, Phone 327-4441 esent the film workshop on aturday afternoon. The festival, which will run the main auditorium and mailer areas of fie Yates, will ature 150 films applicable for amity viewing. Many of the ovies are award winners by he National Film Board of anada. A scheduled series of films ill be shown at 2-5 p.m. and 11 p.m. in the main theatre. At four smaller areas pa- rons may choose movies they to see from a list of more than 130. These areas will be pen from noon to midnight. Other special features will be a children's film workshop n the afternoon and a multi- media presentation, The Chal- enge of Change, by the depart- ment of extension, University if Alberta. Some of the films available will include: The Twisted Cross on the rise and fall of Adolph Hitler; Ballad of Crowfoot, dealing with Canadian Indians; Neighbors, a Norman McLar- en Oscar winner on human greed. No admission charge will be asked for although a "pitch-in- the-tub" will help defray costs Sponsor of the one day event is the Southern Alberta Council of Public Affairs, ir co-operation with the U of L U of A, and Lethbridge Publi Library. the labor situation in the beet industry. He said these types used the criticism to "entrench themselves in the positions they These people have ac- cess to the news media, he said, and the result, has been an unfair portrayal of the beet industry. Mr. Jensen said labor rela- tions in the sugar beet indus- try and treatment of labor is as good as any group of em- ployers and better than most. He was speaking to dele- gates at the sugar growers' as- sociation annual meeting in Lethbridge. He said the industry had done a wonderful work over he years, by using labor froni many overseas countries anc giving these people a chance ;o become forward looking anc successful Canadian citizens. Many of these people could not speak English when they first began work on the bee farms of southern Alberta. To- day most of them have moved up the ranks from landed im- migrants to good jobs, many of them owning their own farms. "If giving .individuals back their self respect and teaching them how to work is wrong; and if taking people off the Looking to thn future, Mr. Jensen told the beet growers the source of hand labor for beets is fast drying up. He in- dicated the industry would be forced into complete mechani- zation of beet thinning opera- tions. "We must learn to han- dle the herbicides and mechan- ical methods known in is. ef- fort to reduce hand labor needs in beet production." We will have to move with speed and dispatch in this realm if the industry is to en- dure, he said. Payment on beet quality suggested by committee New Zealand trip awarded to farmer from Coaldale COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 Qerald Perry, a 28 year-old Coaldale district fanner will spend two months touring New Zealand and a number of South Pacific islands as part of a Rotary Clubs International ex- change program. Mr. Perry is one of six Al- bertans included in the ex- change. The six leave Feb. 10, and return April 8 after visiting Pago Pago, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga and both islands of New Zea- FOR SALE THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR An International Daily Newspaper .nt the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM Corner 12th St. 4th Ave. S. Open 12 Noon lo 2 p.m. Tues., Thurs. and Sat., except Legol Holidays 59e SALE! FEBRUARY 1st thru FEBRUARY 6th ONLY and. Six men from the same region will visit Alberta in 1972. Rotary pays all travel ex- penses for the exchange, al- hough the men chosen must >ay their personal expenses ;ost of billeting in the various communities visited ii .ooked after by the loca Sotary clubs. Various Rotary districts se- lect a team of six Lives for the program, arrang- ing a similar trip for another team of six from the exchange area. The program is open only to men, age 25 to 35, whose par- ents and grandparents are not Rotary members and who are not Rotary members themselv- A plan to have sugar beet growers paid according to the sugar content of their beets rather than the present method based on weight alone was hinted at the Alberta Sugar Sugar content low in 1970 The sugar content of 15.3' per cent on the 1970 sugar beet crop in southern Alberta was the lowest since 1959. The previous low in the 12 year span was 15.52 in 1961 The highest content in the .pas 12 years was 17.16 per cent in acres o beets harvested in 1970, com pared to the previous year and acres1 in 1964 the largest acreage in the pas 12 years. The 1970 crop totalled ons, for an average of 14.25 :ons per acre, compared with 14.84 tons per acre in 1969 and ;5.21 tons in 1968, highest since 1959. The lowest yield in the past 12 years was 12.51 tons per acre in 1964. About pounds of sugar was refined from t'je 1970 crop. 1962. There were Beet Growers' Association an- nual meeting in Lethbridge oday. The association's agricultural committee suggested that grow- ing practices have changed over he years and individual farm- ers vary in their application of hese practices. Therefore a farmer should be paid for his ability to produce a sugar beet of high sugar content, it was suggested in the report. The committee said it did noi know of any other agricultural product sold by weight alow without any consideration of quality. Some of the changes devel oped over the years includ skilled use of fertilizer, herbi cides, land cultivation and irri gation. Spacing of beet plants, dis tance between rows and har jmpared to 16.8 per cent in 969. Temperatures dropping to degrees on Sept. 13 caused ime frost damage to the crop. Mechanical thinning opera- ons inci eased again in 1970, ith some acres thinned mechanically, rather than with he usual hand labor. vesting operations, were als mentioned as other factors in fluencing the final sugar con tent of the beets. In 1970 beet growers in soutl era Alberta harvested som acres of beets with total production of ton, of beets. Sugar content of the bee was down to 15.3 per cent a Cadet news The Navy League Cadet Corps No. 50 will parade to- night at 7 o'clock aboard ship at 10th Ave. and 17th St. S. Commanding Officer Lt. V. K. Lees said there is an opening for boys 11-14 years "who want to learn what true citizenship realty means through naval training." CUFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Social studies '.ouncil meet on iveekend The southwest regional com- mittee of the Alberta Teachers' Association social studies coun- cil will hold a series of work- shops Friday evening and -all day Saturday at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR SHOE REPAIR MIKE HANZEL 317 7th STREET SOUTH ZEUER-SAFEWAY SHOPPING CENTRE Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 328-7576 One HOUR THE MOST IN DRY CLEANING WESTMINSTER VILLAGE 13th Street North Phone 327-6726 MEN'S SLACKS LADIES' SLACKS MEN'S SUIT JACKETS LADIES' SUIT JACKETS LADIES' PLAIN SKIRTS each WHITE SHIRTS laundered to perfection, folded or on honger EACH BE WISE-MART1NIZE Open Doily a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday till 9 p.m. Watch and Wait for SHELDONS 12-HOUR PROMOTION SALE 1 DAY ONLY! FEBRUARY llth! from CAMM'S GERALD PERRY February 14th VALENTINE'S DAY Is not only for the young in years It is the perfect time to express your Love with FLOWERS MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Marquis Hotel Bldg. PHONE 327-1515 NEW for Spring 71 "Overture" by JOYCE Open Thursday and Friday until p.m. expert ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS STEREO PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTRE 419 5th STREET S. PHONE 328-6921 New for Spring '71 in Crinkle Patent Wet Look. Choose from Red, Beige, Navy and Black. A new Joyce Arrival CREPE SOLE with Soft Glove leather Upper. just arrived at Camm s New Crinkle Patent 14" Hi Style Fashion Boots Unlined The latest toe; colors White, Navy, Brown, and Black, New Arrivals The new look in Miss OompMes, ladies' Hushpuppies in loafers and ties. CAMM'S 403 5th St. S. SHOES CHECK LIST FOR YOUR 1971 OFFICE NEEDS Pencils Ball Pens Fell Pens 1 Ledger Sheets Columnar Sheets 3 Columnar Books Columnar Pads Time Books Time Cards Transfer Cases Binding Cases File Folders Expanding Envelopes Envelopes 1 Adder Rolls Telex Rolls 1 Card Cabinet Card Index Filing Cards Calendar Refills Calendar Stands Diaries Daily journal List Finders List Finder Refills 1 Postal Scales Bond Paper Onion Skin 1 Duplicating Paper Mimeo Paper Scotch Tape f Rubber Bands Stapler Staples Carbon Paper J Steno Note Book Scratch Pads f 1 Duplicating Fluid Mimeo Ink Quick Memo Garage Work Orders Metal Desks Wooden Desks Wooden Chairs 1 Metal Chairs Stacking Chairs Filing Cabinets f Typewriter Stand Waste Basket f Under Arm Cases Attache Cases Sheet Protectors Figuring Pads 1 Acco Fasteners t j Post Binders f Ledger Binders L J Salary Files Desk Trays Desk Organizers J Desk Orderlies Receipt Books looseleaf Binders j 2 Hole Punchers 3 Hole Punchers f Paper Clips Pencil Sharpeners r j Blotters J Desk Sets PHONE OUR ORDER DESK OR HAVE ONE OF OUR SALESMEN CALL CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13th ST. 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