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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW? h cMh you no tf btwk travel arranaimtnti through your local ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CINTH VIllAM MAIL Phone 11M20I The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbrldge, Alberta. Saturday, January 22, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 28 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 MOH5SIONAL ILDC. 740 4tfi AVI. I. IETHBKIDGI, AlUKTA SEE US FOR ALL YOUR OPTICAL NEEDS Further interest expressed in hog slaughtering plant By RIC SWIHART Staff Wr'ter TABER About 150 hog feed grain producers signifiei interest in negotiating forwarc contracts to supply raw maler ials for the proposed million hog slaughtering and processing plant for southern Alberta. Fernando E. Ricafort, direc- tor and technical manager foi North American Integrate Food Processing Co. Ltd., met with 250 interested people here to determine the possibility of entering long term contracts in order to get the capacity plant in operat i o n soon. In what seemed a watered down meeting compared with the session in Burdett the pre- vious .day, Mr. Hicafort said be has asked John Calpas, re- giona] district agriculturist, Gordon Ross, regional livestock supervisor, Dr. Syd Slen, head of the animal science section of the Letbbridge Research Sta- (ion and Federal Agriculture Minister Bud Olson's office for guidance for the pricing sched- ule for the hogs. He said he asked for gui- dance for a price which will be acceptable to hog producers and the company. One farmer asked Mr. Rica- fort what 75-cent per bushel barley and 25-cent per pound live weight pork would do with- in the proposed plant. He said the company would make money at those figures. Ken Schultz of Cardston ask- ed for more contract informa- tion and some hint of the price which could be expected. Officials of the company have stated outside the public meet- ing that with an invest- ment in equipment and stock, a farmer with a 100-sow oper- ation selling the hogs for a hundredweight would realize per month net profit with per month extra to pay hired help. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5lh St. S. Phone 321.4095 Mr. Ricafort told another questioner that Sie uiarkci for the exported processed pork would be southeast Asia. He said fresh, frozen anc canned pork would be process ed for the market. There wl be a top kill of hogs per year. The company, which was or iginated in Saskatoon but was moved to southern Alberta by economic factors, will have t use the contract method o! supply in order to assure ade- quate stocks for processing. Mr. Ricafort said the feed grain question was one of the major reasons for the com pany requiring contracts. He said the proper feed must be given the nogs to get the proper type of bog demanded by the export market. He told another farmer tha any producer with a feed mil in his present hog operation would be given the right ma teiials and formulas to mix his own feed using his own grain 'ng supervision from the company. He said supervision will be offered at all stages of the growth cf the animal. Premium prices will be paid for all bogs which reach the minimum Stan dard. All others will be bought by the company, but not premium prices. Nicht Burns sold out wi9 'A Nicbt wl' Burns" wfl! be celebrated tonight beginning a< 7 p.m. in the Legion Memorial pall. Toastmaster will be Morris MacFarlane, and those propos- ing toasts include Tom Me- Lean, J. W. Pickard, Peggy Mallalieu, Rev. L. D. Hankin- son, Judge Alan Oulten and Professor David Spinka. Tickets for the event, spon- sored by the General Stewart iranch of the Royal Canadian Legion Pipe Band, have been old out. SAFETY DEPARTMENT OFFERS Commtnial Teitlng Bicycle Safety Training ___ Snowmobile Saftty Lectures Driver Education and Training Adanced Defensive Driing Courses Girl and Her Car Courses School Safely Patrol Training Safety Education Lecture! ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION 903 3rd Ave. S., lethbridge Phone 328-1771 LEE DUCK CLEANERS n.49 DAYS CONTINUING ALL NEXT WEEK 2 Piece Suits Eat" 1.49 Dresses .1.49 Lee Duck Cleaners 330 13th SI. N. Phone 327-2770 Are you planning a ban- quet, wedding reception or social gathering loon? L0T us prepare and serve a delicious meal to your exact (pecificalions. THE LOTUS BANQUET ROOM for up to 125 persons is available at all limes. Phone early far reservations! JUST CAU 327-0240 OR 327-297 LOTUS Across From CPR Depot He suggested with supervi sioa the hogs will roach mini mum standards. Corney Freisen of Vauxh a 1 suggested a longer contrac than five years, as suggestcc by the company, at a set price would be better. Mr. Ricafort said it would also.be to his advantage if the contracts were longer. He said the contracts would likely be renewed about two years before the expiry date. In response to a question by Arnold Odland of Taber, Mr Ricafort said the company was 100 per cent Canadian owned used 100 per cent Canadian raw materials and was 100 per een Canadian export. He told another farmer tha during the last two months o the feeding program, speda flavor inducing additives wil be added. Apparently (no other packing plant will accept the hogs with this additive. The ad ditive will not increase me cos of the feed. He told another farmer tha the most money be could ge from the federal governmen incentive program for jobs cre- ated was each. Mr. Ricafort said it would not be likely "that the full incen live would be paid for the jobs He could not determine how much incentive money he could expect from the government. Break-in nets in goods A break-in to an apartmenl at 909 27 St. A N. Friday at ternoon resulted in the theft of worth of clothing and ste- reo equipment. City police report the items stolen included a component stereo system and some stereo tapes, valued at about two tan pig skin jackets valued at each- and about worth of sweaters and a cloth University of Lethbridge sweat- er. The apartment is apparently occupied by three young men. GOOD RETURN A dairy cow in southern AI- lerta consumes 247 pounds of eed and water per day to pro- duce pounds of m i 1 k in one year. ROOFING C A SHEET METAL LTD. 1709 2 Ave. S. Ph. 321-5973 VEILED CITY Arv ice fog caused some problems in southern Alberta, but only to a minor degree in Lethbridge. Trains ran normally through the CP Roll yord east of the government grain elevator. At Kenyan- Field, where visibility was down to less than half a mile, planes were grounded. The shroud was caused by a combination of cold and moist air creating Ice crystals in suspension. Cold weather is expected to continue thii week- end. -Walter Kerber Photo Forgetfulness may be costly in city magistrate's court Harsher penalties may resul TOTTI not appearing in Leth nidge magistrate's court es- ecially if the summons is sen a someone in Lethbridge. Judge L. W. Hudson said he s becoming increasingly angry about persons from Lethbridg who fail to pay fines for mino traffic or parking offences ant hen do not appear in court on he date designated in the sum mons. "It is amazing that people an get into court from Stand off and elsewhere, even in the but they seem o be unable to get here from be said. The judge fined Leonan halka of Lethbridge and assessed him court costs after he pleaded guilty to 10 minor violations. Court was told the violations SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS SI 10 INSTALLED Phone 328-2176 LETHBRIDGE BATTERY CO. "COLD WEATHER SPECIALS" W. are th. dittribulorl of "Globelite" "Hart" 12 Volt 70 amp hour. To fi't Chev., Ford, Pontioc, Dodge, Plymouth, Rambler. Guaranteed nr enchang. L 12 Volt 80 amp hour. To fit Chryiltr, luitk, Oldi, and Mercury. Guaranteed AA QP 4 .........XO.YD Mchanoe LETH. BATTERY 517 Hth St. I S. Ph. 327-5517 William D. Peterson, B.Comm., LL.B and Kenneth J. Purvis, B.A., LL.B wish to announce that effective January 10, 1972 they will fae associated In the practice of law under the firm namei PETERSON PURVIS SUITE 1-32TA 6th ST. S. LETHBRIDOE, ALBERTA Phone 328-9666 BRANCH OFFICE 5225 48th AVE., TABER, ALBERTA 223-4224 Included tune expired on parking meter and over park ing in both one and two-hour zones. If paid on time the tot a amount of the fines would hav been High school career fair in February Something new is planned for Lethbridge this year a Ca reer Fair, Feb. 8 and 9. Between and stu dents and adults are expectec to participate in the two-day fair. The event will feature exhib its, lectures and discussions by 12 local businesses, as well as 32 out-of-town Industries and ed ucatlonal and vocational insti tutions. The exhibitors were contact ed by the guidance and coun selling branch of the depart ment of education. The purpose of the event is :o acquaint the student with various opportunities in the "work and possibly as sist in his choice of careers. The fair will be held in the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. MOVING? OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES City census nears end The 1972 census forms are in, all but a few. The city clerk's office Is ask- ing that all residents who are still holding their forms either mail them to city hall or call John Gerla at 3284411.. ORGANS NEW and USED MUSICLAND WE TAKE GRAINI Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6922 NOW OPEN Government Licensed Technician t Repaid to Radioi, Televisions and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO An accurate count of the number of people who live in Lethbridge cannot be made without the outstanding forms. :ilFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic HACK DENTAL LAfl lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 ACRES OP WHEAT There are 12.5 mffljon aerei in Canada, devoted to raising wheat HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND RIPRIGIRATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Avti. S. Phone 331-3311 AUSTIN FEEDLOT LTD. is offering their Magrath feedlot and farm FOR SALE (25 miles from Lethbridge) For further informal ion call BILL AUSTIN or JIM PASSEY 758-6503 STRINGHAM PROPERTY SALES 132 8th St. S. Phone 328-4161 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA JANUARY FUR SALE WITH OUTSTANDING SAVINGS ON ALL FURS CANADIAN FURRIERS PARAMOUNT THEATRE BUILDING 4th AVE. S. Who is the Best Man? For Your Wedding Photograph! May we suggest that you compare the Service, Quality, and Facilities Available at and make your own decision. Ltd. (FORMERLY A. E. CROSS PHOTOGRAPHY LTD.) 1224 3rd Avenue S., LETHBRIDCE, 327-2673, 327-2565 and ot 5314 49th Ave., TABER, Phon. 223-2402 ;