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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE 1ETHBPIDGE HERALD Thursday, Fsbruory 3, 1972 This I'ulumn i in-, TV 'I'liiii-silay mediums mill li is Loped Ilic column will per- form a purpose, ns ,T IT'- imiKltT Tor members ar.il an inuKition Fur youlhs ID join in (in [he leisine-lime activil.ies. All nolia's ihmihl IK- :id- Ui Arc You The II c r ii Id. I.cihbridgc, Alia., no InH'r lhaii Tuesday preceding Ilie Thursday ihc is to he- rillDAY AMI SATl'll- l) AY. Feb. 4 and 5. Ilie I.olh- brulRC Collcpiaic's girls' invi- tational baskelkdl uiunia- mcnt will be held in Ilie LCI gym There he a danei; Friday night with music pro- vided by Hilly .NL-iiol Tiek- els for failles and dance arc S2.50 and can be pirchased at any of the schools. SUNDAY, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.. lirv. Florence Wilkinson and Harold I'lnmplon v.'ill a meeting in MfKillon L'nited Church io discuss the formation of a Hi-C group. Peter will conduct the program. Young pert-oils in Cirades II) to [2 arc invited io attend Tl'KSlJAY. Feb. 8 at and p.m. Llie Junior Ken- m-1 Club will bold (raining classes in Ilie Kalicdarts Building at the Exhibition Grounds. TL'KSDAY, C at 7 p.m. the No. II Squadron RC i Air i parade will be hold at the 20lh Field Battery Building at Kenyon Field. Transpartalion will be pro- vided by mililary transport. For information phono. Capt. Bulked at days or 32M759 evenings. Beet growers present life to Kirchners mem The Alberla Sugar Beet Growers Association Wednes- day presented the Kirchnor brothers with honorary lile meinbership in the organi- zation for exceptional and meritorious service to the in- dustry. Harold Kircbner and Marvin, accepting for his uncle Earl Kirchner, were honored as a family learn for, in the words of ASBGA president Lalovec Jensen, "a contribution to a way of life that has never been equalled in agricultural engi- neering." Mr. Jensen told 103 delegates to the organization's 47th an- nual meeting that machinery designed Kirchner and built by brothers over years has almost eliminated hand labor from the sugar beet industry. He said the company turns out about 500 machines a year, including cultivators, planters, toppers, lop savers, beet har- veslers and land levellers. lie said ihe Kirchner's adapt- ed the sugar beet industry to create labor saving devices. The award, a plaque mount- ed on a small replica of the first mechanical beet harves- ler" a knife designed for topping heets was made be- fore pionp.er sugar beet farm- ers, sugar factory officials and special guests of the convcn- vcntion. Mr. Kirchner said when they first moved to Lethbridge from a small shop in Tilley they never expected to find such good friends and customers. He invited all sugar beet growers and families to visit the plant for coffee and "to look at the machinery they have helped our company to build." Earl Kirchner was not able to attend because he is staying in Ihe southern winter. U.S. for the Dr. J. E. Andrews, director of the Ix'lhbrid.se Research Sta- lion, left for India this morning to review research programs HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP Lalovee Jensen of Magrath president of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers Association presents Harold Kirchner, centre, and Marvin, prOKy for Earl Kirchner, with honorary life memberships in the organizalion. The award, a small replica of the first mechanical beet harvester, was presented before 103 dele- gates to the group's 47lh annual meeting. i By JOE Ti.M.LA Staff Writer I rlian farmers mcchaiiiza- Lion. Dr. Andreivs said there arc some problems to face in this j established of Ihe Cana- I regard because must of Uie dian forcicn ;ii'tl proarani. j farms are very sn.all, about Dr Andrews said his Irip is! acres each. This makes designed specifically to study mechanization d.ificnlt agricultural problems main- ly dry land crop prediicUon. There arc five research sci- entists in India from Canada now who have developed pro- grams dealing will) :-oi[ fer- tility, agricultural engineering, crop mangement praclices and dry land famiine. Dr. Andrews said tlie Cana- dians are there io work in co- operation wilh ihe Indian sci- entists to improve their agricul- ture. He said IK Indian scicnlisls are involved with the Canadi- ans, one from one from Calgary. from Swift Current, Sas'k.. and one from Lacombe. He said another sci- entist will be going to India from the Univcrsi'y of Mani- toba. Active research programs are being handled at four lo- cations in India to d; te and are being broadened to 11 locations. The role nf liio Canadian sci- entist is to glide, advise and b thc the Centre. Some 75 per cent of Hie wages Government assistance up for native beet workers New laws unlikely to come this vear Next U of L concert Feb. 9 The University of Lethbndgc i will present Hie next concert in (.lie Yates Memorial Centre. i Tlie concert features OI" upgrading of bousing Louise Chapman and Malcolm Reporting Io Hie beet grow- Tait on the cello. The two will perform a col- lection of pieces by Brahms, Government assistance for sugar beet farmers who hire native workers has been in- creased to 50 per cent from 40 per cent per worker, by fed- eral ana provincial govern- ments. Recording to Walter Strom of Burdclt, chairman of the labor committee o[ the Al- berta Sugar Beet Growers As- sociation. This money is to used by beet growers for building of good hand labor, and "the i apparent source of this labor i will be the native people of Al- berta and Saskatchewan" The beet growers have used native help, mostly from re- serves in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan, for more than 20 years. The farmers pay the native workers about each year. In addition the work- ers earned anolher each year workinu at other job1; on farms. Beet growers seek uniform supply contract ownership The central board ol Ihe AI-: be moved from farm to farm i SammarLmi. Bloch. Ravel. Pa ganini Silva, Granados and Xin, 1 Admission is S2 for adults and 50 cents for students. Tickets can be obtained at Leister's, the switchboard opsrator al the west campus of the university or Urc Yales box office immedi- i ers1 47th annual metilinp here money allotted by governments for improved housing in 1971 was applied for. "This indicates the new for- mula for the housing grant i.s becoming more he said. He said this year an on-lhc- job training program for farm workers will be sponsored by the federal government bsrta Sugar Beet Growers As- sociation is continuing its ef- forts to try and bring aboul more uniformity on contract ownership between '.he associ- ation and Canadian Sugar Fac- tories Ltd. The board explainer! 471 h annual meeting of the or- ganization that the- contract is a yearly agreement by an in- ua-'- dividual or individuals v! ose within tire district wherever the contract holder is renting his beet land. The report of UIL; board said there were VDT few floater con- tracts whereby the contract holder and Uie company have 1 agreed that these contracts .j this particular To maintain permanency, the work Indian scientists. Dr. Andrews said they arc taking advantage of the Car.a-1 BASIC MEANING "Iron Rice Bowls'' is the Chi- nese term for permanently-se- of workers who qualify v.vll paid for by Manpower. Sugar beet farmers will con- tinue to require a stead v flow names appear on the contract 'Growers would prefer to s'je a and the sugar company i contract identified wiih EI piece The contract is not a con-jof land contract he'd Ti-iih a Tiipm rrf L-mrl T-Inu--1 v.ilh an active grower or land tract wilh a piece of land. How-! v.ilh an active grower or land ever, uhen a piece of land i owner. The company would likr of increasing dry land produc- tion. He1 mentioned that Ihe Indian agriculture practicpc with irri- gated land is modern but Uiat the practices followed in farm- ing dry land oncrations are ou! of history 2.000 years a Part of Uie Canadian pro-1 gram will be to involve the In- Tourism meeting jlliis weekend hands lite eet con- wishes to raise beets. It was further explained there to see just one name on a con- tract leaving other business considerations Io the partners The growers, meanwhile, feel this may be impossible in all are some contracts referred to cases because each partner is as "Floater" contracts, which entitled Io a share of the re I arc held by Uie individuals who rent land. These contracts can turns and is considered as member of the association. Alberta Attorney General Mervin Leitch says no legisla- tion has bsen planned or dis- cussed so far which would pro- vide legal recognition of confi- dential doctor patient rela- tionsliips. Any information obtained by police, such as in the Edmon- ton police seizure of the medi- cal files of Dr. David Craig, would be "heresay evidence" and not sufficient grounds for prosecution, he believes. However protective doctor- patient relationsliip legislation is "an area we're going to have to consider." Locally, the Edmonton police action has resulted in a furor among some medical practi- tioners. When contacted by Ihe Her- ald, Lethbridge psychiatrist Dr. Lawrence K o t k a s speculated that the police action against Dr. Craig was not motivated by a case of defrauding the Alber- la Health Care Insurance Com- mission. He feels it is more of a case of police wanting to know the names of some of the heroin addicts Dr. Craig was treatin so that they oould be used informers to provide police wilh information about drug push- ers. Pointing to a letter .sunt Io the province's doctors by the Alberta Medical Association, Dr. Kbtkas noted iUs contents: there is nothing the AMA can do at present to pro- tect doctor patient relation- ships from police scrutiny after a court order has been obtain- ed; it was not Die AIICIG which instigated tlie current action, it was the police. A Lethbridge medical assoc.i- ahon public relations man told the Herald that the confiden- tial doctor patient relationship czn be jeopardized by the Ed- monton police action. Patients may now be hesitant to provide doctors with crucial information which is important to patient and public safety. An example could be: a mar- ried businessman who attends a convention and comes home with VD. Tlie doctor must report in his files where and how the pa- tient came in contact, with the social disease. Because the patient is afraid that the confidential disclosure to the doctor could be publicly revealed he may not provide the doctor with the necessary informaUon to prevent further spread of the disease. If the patient's wife discover-, ed what happened it could af- fect the entire family structure, the doct.cn- said. Dr. Kotkas' comments reiter- ated the AMA representative's disclosure. "By not telling a doctor what he ought to know, because of fear the information will fall into the wrong various diseases- including alcoholism, drug addiction and VD could result in wide-spread epidemics. Once liic confidenti'allity is broken, people are not impelled to seek treatment, Dr. Kolkas ssid. Music board exams Feb. 16-17 The Western of Music practical examinations will be held Feb. 1G and 17 in the mu- sic department on the west campus of the University of Lethbridge. Piano exams will be held on both days, with wind and string exams, on Feb. 17 only. Adjudicators for piano are Mr. and Mrs. Robin Wood who have been eir.ployed at the Vie.- toria Conservatory of Music for seven Dr. George Naylor, who will judge Ihe wind and string divi- sion, is at present administra- tive assistant to the applied arts division ol Grant McEwan Col- lege in Edmonton. TIMES CHANGE In southern Alberta, as else- where, poetry was formerly much more popular than now. There are frequent poems in early editions of Lethbridge newspapers and the Macleod Gazette. Here Comes the WEDDING CAKE... SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS AND UP Phon. 328-2176 All eyes are focused on It is il Good? h will be if You've used Wilton Cake and Food Decorating Supplies from Hoyt's. We selection plus have a complete ll regular lines vali now in lock. Why no! check your ply and be sure. Call housewnres 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Open Mondays! Serving you with INTEGRITY STABILITY EXPERIENCE For over 60 years We wrile all kinds of INSURANCE HOME-BUSINESS-FARM- AUTO-nnd LIFE and can save you MONEY SEE US SOON- A continuous family enterprise for over 60 years 706 3rd Ave. S., Lelhbridgo Phono 327-2793 Chily three local people have j and industry will discuss how so far indicated they will al- sen-ices can be improved Io j tend a major tourist conference j hrinE mnrc visitors Io this1 in Calgary Friday and Saturday sponsored by the Alberta gov- ernment. They are: Frank Smith, man- ager of the Travel and Conven- tion Association of Southern Al- berta; Bernice Costanzo, a di- i rector of the TCASA and Larry King, manager of the Fort Mac- leod Historical Association. I More delegates from this area are expected to indicate their intention to attend later I this week. I Invitations to people across I the country in all fields relating i to tourism have been sent by i Bob Dowling the minister re- sponsible for tourism in Al- berta. Premier Peter Lougheed. other ministers and officials of the Alberta Government Travel Bureau and Travel Industry As- sociation of Alberta will host the event. Speakers from government province "Hopefully the seminar will suggest the pattern that tlie government and private sector should follow in meeting the de- velop m e n t and promotional nerds of Alberta's travel in- said Mr. Dowling. THE FOLLOWING PAINT STORES WILL BE OPEN MONDAY THRU FRIDAY A.M. TO P.M. AND WILL CLOSE SATURDAYS at P.M. Effective Feb. 5th, 1972 THIS IS BEING DONE IN AN EFFORT TO SERVE OUR CUSTOMERS BETTER CANADA PAINT LTD. 474 7th STREET S, PHONE 327-2513 GLIDDEN PAINT CENTRE 310 7lh STREET S. PHONE 328-4595 FREDDIE'S PAINT (Western) LTD. 816 3rd AVRNUE 5. PHONE 327-5540 just one horsepower A horseback trek has been proposed as part of the RCMP Centennial celebrations this year. Ktpve Koloh, president of Northern Bus Lines, says riding clubs from Ontario to Alberta should join together in organ- izing a journey from Ottawa to Fort Macleod. In 187-1, Colonel .lames Mac- leod lead 150 of the Northwest Mounted Police from Dufferin, Man. for tlic "west." At Maple ('rock, Sask., the party split, with returning Io Manitoba i and tlie other 75 continuing their journey. j Near Mccicine lint, the p.irty I split attain, with half going Io 1 Fort Edmonton and the other half to Fort Whoop-Up and onto I Tori. Macleod. "Everything i.s .still in the j planning Mr. K o t c h j Askrd whether he might, he one of Uie riding Io Fort Marlcod from Ottawa or Mani- loba, ho laughingly evaded HIP question. Discussion Io mnke Ihe 1tf74 i milennial an inlernnlional nt- j Irnclion is already under way. Mayor Andy Anderson prc- J dids thai international alten- lion may be focused on Ixilh- bridgo and Fort Macleod in 1974. A committee headed by the mayor will meet wilhin a week Io crenle detailed plnns for the centennial. To Our Friends... I'm doggoned if I know where to begin. The time has come to say thank you to all the nice people who have supported me and my family so well over the pasl 24 years of my operation of Ihe El Rancho Motor Hotel. We ore not thinking of leaving ihis part of Ihe counlry, bul we have sold the El Rancho which over so many years was cur place of communily business and service, and I am sure a landmark of hospi- lality to many. It has always been my desire to serve everyone equally and well, bul I am sure that of times I have stepped on some people's toes and have hurt the feelings of some people. To these people 1 offer my humble apologies. To the others I hope you have been salisfied with our efforls ai the El Rancho. This expression of thanks cannot be confined only to the people of Lethbridge and district, as we have served many people from all over Iho world, many famous and notable persons among them. I hope these people acquired a good impression and fond memories of teth- bridge. Most of you will recall the disaslrcus fire we suffered on Dec- ember 4, 1967. This was a lime of trial, but again wilh the of local individuals and businesses we were able to rebuild a much better El Rancho. (It also helped to have a good underslanding bank man- ager.) 1 built and operated the Park View Motel in Calgary in 1946 (and lhal same name served ihe El Roncho for its first two so it has now been 26 years since I storied serving the hospitality industry. For myself and my family, we now wish Io settle on some acreage close to Lcfhbridge, where the children can have a couple of horses, a dog, and maybe a good hunling dog for myself. My liltle boy says "and some but his mother says no chickens. We humbly lliank you all for your wonderful support over theso years. Please stop by and see us. We will be in the Fl Rancho Penthouse until July 1-1, 1972, and if you miss us here please come visit with us in our new home. You will be welcome guests. In the meantime do slop by and meel the new Ramrod here ah the El Rancho. His name is AI Hobcr. He is a major shareholder amongst Hie new purchasers, and he is a fine follow. Ho knows good food, and he also knows how to serve good food. You will like him and his cohorts. I5c.sl Wishes and A Thank You Io all Mel and Carol Fcngslad and the children ;