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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J4 THE LETHBKIDGE 1073 HARD WORK Log cutting is no easy task, as Wendy Dongworlh is finding out the hard way. But the Chinook Carnival queen contestant seems determined to get through that log, no motler how long it takes. Carnival activilies continue Friday, 1.7 billion people are waiting for southern Alberta's pork I and technical manager of North' He said the key to success in By HIC SWIHART Staff Writer American Integrated Food Pro- j this market is to tailor the pork TABER A pork export mar- cessors Co. Ltd., said Canadian j product to the demands of UIQ ket with l.v bi'lion people is production can be buyers. wailing to be- tr.pped. substantially to get into this i "They must have the quality Fernando Ricalort, director market in .Southeast Asia. 1 and tile he said. Supply continuity important 3. e. J I. TABER Continuity of sup- ply is the important factor if Canada is to successfully enter QIC pork export market. Dr. Bruce Jeffery, general sification. lie said, art? needed to secure markets on a term rational basis. "This is the reason Denmark can supply and control the pork market now. "We believe we can do it too." Mr. Ricafort said the contin- uity of supply of high quality hogs is the sole reason for his requirement of forward con- tracts of the supply of raw ma- terials hogs and feed grain. Forward contracts allow the processor to contract hogs and :eded i pete on the export market. feed grain for long periods to long- He said the Canadian pork assure adjquatc supply of both. export picture is changing. amply He said the reliability of sup- "This means an increase in i In 1070. 75 per cent of Cans-1 piy important. A market manager of the AllxMta Hog Producers .Marketing Board, t he said. He said the real future has the export supply market are hard to negotiate if the domes- tic supply of hogs fluctuates greatly. Speaking here at a Tabcr farm business information short course. Dr. Jeffery said meat packing firms have been blam- ed for not being aggressive on Uie export markd. "They have the same prob- lems with fluctuations in the supply of he said. He told 50 agnbusinessmen. that Canadian hog producers have traditionally produced for only a domestic market, appar- ently satisfied with the limited production needed (a satisfy Ca- nadian consumers. The export market for pork This added production would go for new export markets. Dr. Jclfery suggested a Iwo- pricc system could be the an-; swar. There would be one price I set up under a stabilization pol- icy with ceiling and floor prices for domestic sales and another floating price set up lo com- dian pork products exported I must be created, sold and sus- w-cre to Ihe U.S. I uined. During 1971, due maiidy to j A country can't make one revamped quota systems in shipment and then get out of southeast Asia, only GO per cent Uie market if it wants to be was being channelled into the I successful in export trade, ho U.S. The additional ex p o r t went to Japan. RCMP Centennial meet Feb. 22 Weather is too good? ssid. He told 50 agribusinessmen thai, Canadians tfan'L appreci- ate the abundance of land, food and expertise in agriculture in Canada He said Canada has the peace end order necessary for a suc- cessful operation on Ihe large sczlc as proposed by his com- I pany. "Ycu can't maintain produc- handhng _airpon in times of he said. Introduced as an expert in international trading since 1957, Water meeting in July Sonic of Canada's foremost authorities on water will meet here during the latter part of July for a special meeting of the Lclhbridge Chamber of Commerce and the a n n u n 1 meeting of the Canadian Water Resources Association. The first gathering of its kind to be held here in recent years, it is Ui be co-ordinated by Dr. C. D. Stewart, president of the Lelhbridge Community College who was in charge of construc- tion for the Diefenhaker Dam in Saskatchewan. Water law is to be discussed by Judge Harold Pope of Re- m'na, Sask., one of the foremosl authorities o n international boundary treaties. Other topics include the legal possibili- ties of cancelling water rights which have been issued in per- petuity by legislation and tho possible legal and financial im- plications of not meeting water flows. In the second session of the seminar, speakers will cover the topics: water and its pres- ent use; present allocation ol water; present supply of water and what will the situation be like 10 and 20 and 25 years from now. The third session will cover the topic: is there any possibil- ity in the increase of water availability for the south. The Fourth session will deal with the engineering aspecis for the improvement of water use The suggested speaker is the director of the Saskatch- ewan Nelson Basin study. The fifth session concerns the influence of society on the iralcr development needs ol southern Alberta; what partici- pation Ihcre should be by the department of environment and should the present society bo permitted to preclude investiga- tion and design of future water development projects that will not be developed during the lifetime of the people involved. TWO HANDS FOR BEGINNERS Sharon Garber, carnival queen contestant from the school of agriculture prepares to hit ihe nail on the head during the nail driving contest that was part of Chinook Winter Carnival week activities at the Lethbridge Com- munity College. Notice she has her thumb well out of the line of fire. March legislature will study neiv mental health regulation technicians radar, navigational and com- munications facilities is not re- ceiving much attention is, as one of them at Kenvon Field Mr. Ricafort said some psychol- ogy is needed. remarked, "the weather is too ______________ Ideas for Ihe 1973 and 1974 j damned has not been developed because RCJ1P centennial celebrations The International Brother- i I in souHiern Alberta will be dis-1 hood of Electrical Workers' IlKl CCllS Oil of this, he said. He also pointed to the need I cussed at a meeting Feb. 22 at j strike, now on its 12th day, has j 1 for competitive prices and high qualify standards and a product tailored to the needs of the noon at the Marquis Hotel. not affected southern Alberta's A co ordtnating committee and charter flight op- to organize celebrations has eralions. "We are operating on' buyer as added requirements been elected -with Frank Smith i normal schedule.'1 a Time Air- ier raport. chairman and Jack Lakie as n-ays Ltd. spokesman said. Because Canada lias tradi- tibnaily produced mainly for it- self, there is no real solid ex- rice chairman. i ization will hold its annual J meeting on Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. in The HCJ1P Veteran's Asso- j not hy the strike Station will be among groups, lhat ircrilti such port mechanism established (o asked to send delegales. oncs in scuulerll e-'cr the export market easily, The Sight, The K.iund and The. i are" less he said. i Fury historic pageant proposed j ,hn ,ui expanded agricultural I tor Indian Battle Park this! base on the secondary and ter-. summer be one of the ideas j tiary levels end industry diver-1 discussed. Another reason Lethbridge is ure Bowmrn Arts Centre. is Tony Tobin. direcior of pre- .speak at the meeting and an- swer questions. Election of offi- cers v.ili he held and annual rcpcrts read. Neil Crawford, minister of health aal social development has told the Canadian Mental Hcaith Association in Alberta that new legislalion, giving pri- ority to mental health, is being prepared for the spring legisla- tive session. Mr. Crawford gave the gov- ernment's policy on mental health services at the associa- tion's annual meeting in Cal- gary Feb 4 to 6. The meeting was attended by delegates from the province, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Uie North West Territories. Officers elected for 1R72 are: Howard Clifford of Edmonlon, president; Dr. J. M. Howell of St. Albert, vice-president; K. L. Kuss of Edmonton, trea- surer; and Vcra A. Ross of Calgary, past president. The association decided to create ils fixih region lo serve the southeast section of the province, with headquarters in Medicine list. Dr. Angus Mac- SALE Feb. 14 thru Sat., Feb. 19 SiMDIS NIVId ,5310V! f EACH MEN'S SLACKS B LADIES' SLACKS MEN'S SUIT JACKETS uns ,53iavi Merchants meet Thirty-five members of the DMnlo'.vn Assoeia- t'on met in the Hotel I Wednesday niglit lo distiL-s a spring promolinn and [o crgan- j committees to look into im- j mediate problems. I A committee of Al Searle and Rod Draffin will look into the dwntown traffic problem and I another committee will 1 sidcr a silo for a new arena. j .Jim Epoulos, pc-csident of Ihe DMA, said today. Meetings are j closed lo Ihe news media. 1 The committees arc sched- uled to report back to the as- sociation in Ihrec or four weeks. Mr. Sproulos said it was "a gratifying meeting." Innes is named president of the new region. Special recognition awards were given to Dr. Maclnnes, Professional Sen-ice Award; the Edmonton Association lor Learning Disabilities in Chil- d r e n, Organization Service Award; and Lynne Gabert of Castor, Volunteer Service Award. Resolutions endorsed by Ihe board of directors included stops to ensure adequate fed- eral cost sharing of mental health facilities in Alberta. In her annual report. Sister Clarissa, Sf. Michael's General Hospital administrator and president of Ihe southern region headquartered in Lethbridge, said indications are very good that "we will he a seU-suppori- ing and contributing region by the end of 1072." "Some disappointments re- garding our city grEnl were offset by Iwo unique fand land fun) raising ventures." she said "An Egg-A-Thon in Taber and a Fly-by-the-Poimd venuire in Lclhbriilge brought close lo "In 1072 Ihe completion of tht additions to the psychiatric hos- pital si Uie Municipal Hospital should provide stimulus for j more she added. "Extensions of activity lo Fort Macleod, Taber and other com- munities, too, will be part of our goals for regional activity in the coming year." The Canadian Menial Health Association's funds come mam- ly from United Appeal cam- paigns (61 per cent) and pro- vincial and municipal grants (11 per SEE CUR CASH CARRY SPECIAL F0" FLOWER SHOP MARQUIS HOTEL Ph. 327-1515 This rulumn is published Thursday ID provide publicity for youili group meetings and outings. It is hoped the column will per- form a dual purpose, as a re- minder for members and an invitation for other youths to join in on the leisure-time activities. All notices should bo ad- dressed lo Are You The Herald. Alta., no later Minn Tuesday preceding the Thursday the event is to be announced. THURSDAY, Feb. 17 at (I 1WO LOCATIONS: IEUER.SAFEWAY SHOPPING CENTRE Moyor Morjrnlh Drivn Phono 328-7576 WESTMINSTER SHOPPING PLAZA 13lh Strcol North Phoni 327-6726 COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Dafa Processing Services 507 CANADA TRUST RURDING TEIEPHONE 320-7083 p.m. Ihe Ualihridyo Colle- giate In.siiiiite will hold ils annual Variety Night at the school. Tickets are 50 ccnls for studenl.s and for adulls and are available at the door. SUNDAY, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. an interdenominational group of Chrislian young people will present Natural High, a folk- rock muscial with a contem- porary message, at the First Baptist Church. Evcryono is welcome. TUKSDAY. Feb. 22 at p.m. Ilic .Junior Kennel Club will hold ils- regular monthly mcolinp; at Ihe Kaleidarts Building on the Exhibition Grounds. Do not bring your dogs, as Iraining classes havo been cancelled. TUESDAY. Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. the No. II Squadron RC (Air) Cadets parade will be held in the 20l.h Field Battery Building at Kenyon Field. Transportation will be pro- vided by military Iransport. F o r further infonna'.ion phono Capl. Bullied at .127- Ii16 days or .128-6759 cvf- nlnga. -paily debate Tuesdav An nil party debate about Ilic upcoming Albcrla gover- ment review of natural re- source royalties will be held nt 8 p.m. Tuesday at Svcn Ericlc- scn's Family Hcstaurat. The public is invited to the discussion sponsored by Uie New Democratic Parly. Dr. Herb Axford, professor of economics at Ilic University of Lethbridge will speak on behalf of the Progressive Conscrva- lives and Granl, Motley, leader of (be Albertn NDP will spcnk for (lie NDP. Rob Tnrleck, n school teneh- er, will spcnk on behalf of Ihe Cnmmillec- for nn Independent Canada. Candidates lor the Liberal nnd Social Credit parties arc expected In he announced shortly. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION POPPY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE 1971 REPORT We wish lo express sincere thanks lo the members cf the General Slewart Branch No. 4, Royal Canadian Legion. Ladies Auxiliary to the General Slewart Branch No. 4, Royal Canadian Legion, Ladles of the I.O.D.E., The Sea Cade Is, Air Force Cadets, Junior Wardens, Army Cadels, Girl Guides, C.G.I.T., ihe news media, ihe business establishments, institutions and the many individual citizens who assiiied us in reaching our goal of The funds made available to us from (his campaign will be used in assisling needy veterans or iheir families and in remembering veterans in hospitals. Interim figures on Ihn drivo: INCOME Street Sales Sales, Wreaths, Poppies and Ribbons Donations EXPENSES Poppies and Ribbons......... Advertising, Expense, Slalionery Freight, etc........... AVAILABLE FOR CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTION 754.7.5 JACK DUNCAN, 1971 Poppy Campaign Chairman. "WE WILL REMEMBER THEM" ;