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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta TRAVELLING TO EUROPE We are cgenli for TRAFALGAR, GLOBAL, and SOUTHDOWN TOURS Let ui arrange your land lours, ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The LetHnridge Herald EECOivD SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, January_27, 1973 PAGES 13 TO 26 LETHBRIDOE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403} 326-7411 ADDING MACHINES Track relocation ivheels in motion By RICHARD Bl'RKE Herald Slaff Writer City officials returned om Ottawa Friday increased expectations about the removal of the CIJ Rail yards from the downtown area and uDgrading of the airport facilities. In a conference. Aid. Cam Barnes said he anticipates relocation of the yards to east of the city in three to six years. "The relocation could be a lot sooner than we thought it would be before we to Ot- Aid. Barnes said. On the 100 acres of land which would be left vacant by removal of the tracks. Aid. Barnes ennsions a winery, hotel and convention centre. Removal of the 9th St. bridge would also follow tie track re- location. he said. City Manager Tom Nulling said the city must negotiate dir- ectly with CP Rail over the pro- posed changes in use of the property. Mr. Nulling said legislation is scheduled to come up this year which would provide for the fi- nancing of track relocations to come through a federal grant. "It would cosi the city little or nothing." he said. In discussions with officials in the federal transport de- partment. Mayor Ar.dy .Ander- son. Denni? local economic development oificei. Mr. Nutting and AM. Barnes found out appropriate meas- ures which should he taken to achieve track relocation. The first step, which will be taken immediately. be to send a letter of ir.ietU to have the tracks removed to the Ca- nadian Transport Cejr.rr.issicn. Mr. O'Cpnr.ell taid 40 other cities acres? Canada have al- ready sent similar letters. If the yards here are remov- ed. two 'tracks still re- main thrJurh the cbwntown srea to conrert the hish level bridge over the Oldman River, he said. In wltt Aid. Barnes called a "new atmosphere of coopera- tion1' illustrated by federal offi- cial'. the local delegation also discussed the future of the city's airport facilities. Although no definite commit- ments were made, there was some indication that the city could be eligible for airport expansion within three years, Aid. Barnes said. Talks concentrated on the need for establishing air freight services to allow a trade mar- ket in the Pacific region to be developed. Any decision on airport ex- pansion awaits the completion of an air services study by LaBorde Simat Ltd., Calgary I consultants. 'SASAA misleadin public'-ATA HOME OWNERS! U your Home ii left unattended For even one night you should have a HONEYWELL WINTER WATCHMAN An Alberta Teachers Associa- tion representative today charg- ed the president of the Southern Alberta School Authorities Asso- i elation with trying to mislead j the public over a dispute af- fecting 3.300 rural teachers. Bay Clark of Burdett presi- j dent of the association repre- seating 18 school boards in Southern Alberta, called a news conference this morning to announce that rural teachers have turned down a 6.2 per ccst wage offer the same percentage accepted by teach- ers in the City of Lethbridge. Bill Casanova of Calgary, burcainms spokesman for the Southern "Albe-3 ATA. blasted Mr. Clark's raying that tbe Southern Alberta School Authorities Association wo'jld have to offer a salary increase of abou: 7.5 per cent to equal the contract thai city teachers have sealed for. Rural teachers oov: "substantially tess" than city teachers, he charged, In addition, city teachers hsve received school board contributions to Alberta Healih Care. Blue Cross, liability and life insurance and other fringe benefits that rural teachers don'; enjoy, he said, "The Southern Alberta School Authorities Association is the worst employer in the province as far as fringe benefits to leathers is concerned." said Mr. Cssanova. "If Mr. Cbrk wants to offer us the Lethbridge city contract we'll be happy to take j said the ATA officer, j Boih side; say they are he to go back to bargain- ing table, hut that the maner is in the hands of the Alberta labor department. The ATA plans 10 poll teach- ers in the Southern Alberra rural district Wednesday to Friday to wbctiitr i h e y a strike If teachers want a strike vote, the ATA will ask the in- dustrial relations bosrd to su- pervise a A strike could legally b e held rwo aner a positive strike said Mr. Casanova High corn price assured in contract with distillery Although sorinc: is two months away, )he pussy wil- lows in Lencjc-c s, yard cl 1510 Lako j Blvd. couldn't wcit. cut instead of in March cs 'Hey usually ere, "o hslp c'upe resia'ents into believing s'jmrrer is cround the corner. Even the cooler wither of the pest two days is expected 1o be short-lived, making way for warmer days cgcin week. Opportunities for applications available Youth ermps with worthy applications and approved pro- proiecis can now apnlv ior jects will be announced be- poriunltles for Youth grants, i: tween April 20 ar.d May 1. Pro has been, arevunced by the can be funded lor a maxi- secretary's departmer.t. mum of 16 weeks between Hay forms-an? avail- toteaber 1. able at C.lnada Manpower Hoiu-s bvlaw of youih change asked comnv.znitv bonef'is r-r.d no'p- ing the says Reash Burcoss. OFY project nf cioilllPlI Diiicsr tor Alberts of Red tH lUUUHl EACH ,95 Sold by CHARLTON and mi LTD. 1262 2nd Avenue S. LETHBRIDC-E Phone 32S-3383 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 SI. S. Phone 32B-4095, BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS lrs'3'lc-ic-.l Ph. 323-0372 271i 12 Av Open Thurs., Fri. till 9 p. WEEKEND SPECIAL! Family Dinner By RIC SWIHART Herald Slaff Writer TAEER Southern Alberta farmers will be given prefer- ence when Pioneer Grain Ltd. begins contracting for bushels of grain corn to supply trier-national Distilleries Ltd. of Lethbridge. Pioneer has been named the supply outlet for tbe dis- tillery nov: under construction j in the industrial part area of I north Lethbridge. I J. A. Tooth, vice president of j Pioreer. farmers and agribusiness representatives at a special field com seminar here Friday his firm will give first preference to Southern Al- i berisus with L7.S. corn being i accepted only if Canadian sup- 1 ph'es are inadequate or prices too high. To fill the required busbeis. Pioneer will have to contract about 6.000 acres throughout the irrigation belt in i Southern Alberta. There were only SM acres of grain corn groTrn in the resioa in 1972. Mr. Tooth surprized the 130 producers in the audience when he told them Pioneer will pay Distillery operation to start Oct. 1 TA3ER Grain corn, pre- ferably from Southern Alberta, wil! be the basic crop used when International Distilleries Ltd. starts production in Leth- bridge Oct. 1 Dave Hyde, distillery man- ager. said the plant will use grain corn basically as raw I material. During tbe first year of operation 450.000 bushels will i bo required. j He said the opportunities for establishing grain com in Southern Alberta appear excel- adding that his firm will I be using at least bushels 1 per year in 1977. i He said his firm will offer a definite advantage for Southern Alberta growers with a steady no quotas and no wor- about exporting the pro- duct. He said the fact that corn grown in Southern Alberts is not controlled by tbe Canadian wheat board allows farmers to allocate the corn acreage to other crops which must follow qucLa requirements. This will .illmr farmers tc haul more wheat, bariey or rapeseed. Rye TES to be the main crop 1 usAi b the process, he' but now the price for rye i? o: ovr reach.1' Grain Ltd.. which j was tjw sole supply le; ior dir.iUerj'. wiU be train com from in Southern Alberta. "I believe Southern .-Uberta iamiers Mill be in a position to get more from com than any farmer in North SI.57 per net bushel of No. 2 grain corn delivered to Lcth- 1 bridge through the contract. j A special trucking subsidy I was included in the contract j announced Friday. Farmers within 25 miles oi Lethbridge will pay all trucking fees. Farmers hauling from 25 miles to 50 miles from the city will receive five cents per bushel: i 50 to 75 miles from the city seven cents per bushel; 75 to 100 miles nine cents per bushel. The corn delivered to Pioneer ;must be dried to 15 per cent 'moisture. To facilitate fanners i wiihout drying equipment. Pio- nesr will have driers to do the work at a charge, j Pioneer will establish Dead- quarters in the Canadian Gov- ernment Elevator or. the east- ern ouijlrjrts of Lethbridte, "if the elevator isn't he said. He said r.-2 checked with the Canadian Grain Commission in Winnipeg which operates tiie elevator Thursday moraine and reported that there is no rea- son for not going ahead with contracts on the basis a: using Lethbridge as headquarters. The grain handling company, which has been operating for 117 years, will erea the grain at tire government term- inal elevator. Mr. Tooth told one grower the drying charged would be lers than 10 cents per bushsl. likely sn cents. Lasr ysar. cus- I torn drying operators, charged i farmers 14 cents per bushe! for the same ser-tce. .Mr. said all other grades of com wv] be looked at by the distillery. No. 3 grade com wii] sell for r-- cents per bushel less than No. 2 while No. 4 grade soli for three cents, less. No. 5 Eraae ii ac- ceptable, will sell for Eve cents per bushel less. He said Pioneer will aiso ray grain corn withotr. a contract "but farmers will have to Laie a change on the price." Ail farmers are free to toy their own seed. Mr. Tooth ssid Pioneer will start receiving grain com from Southern Alberta grow e r s about Oct. 15. Educational communication corporation bill ready A bill to establish an Al- berta educational commuzticc- liotis corporation, scheduled to berin operation In September, will be introduced to the legis- lature in April. Toe Herald has learned. The organizing phase 1; ex- pected to begin July i. with the proposed Crown corporadon taking over the operations of CEleary snd Region Education- al Television and Metropolitan Edmonton Educational Tele- vision Association. In lEicrrieivs with The Her- ald. Dick Morton, planning dir- ector for the corporation, and Larry Shorter, director of com- munications for the department 01 education ais-o following propped working de- tails The of ersc- an educational comrau- rjcsrjo.i'i nersu't is for the province to CARET. MEETA, and the radio station CKVA in Edmonton, curreitiy operated by Alberta CrCKern- Telephones. Irr.tii bair.-r.iri5 !or is arotrtd SI.5 ntiilion. The Dro- government win finance ICO cent of the operations o! CARET and MEETA. At tbe present, the government con- tributes abrot Of the operating costs Of CARET azd MEETA. 13 men appear iu com-t on offence charges If the proceedings of the Fri- day salting of Lethbridge Pro- Court are any indica- tion, local police forces are coming doim Tiard on suspect- ed marijuana users and pedd- lers. Most of the 13 mea charged 17 hospitals could join regional lab FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN Chicken Chow Men Sweet and Sour Spareribi Deep Fried Shrimpi, Breoded or Pineapple Chicken Chicken Pried Rka ALL FOR ONLY Delivered to Your Homo Piping Holl 3.95 OPEN WEEKDAYS 7 A.M. TO 2 A.M. SUNDAY 11 A.M. TO 9 P.M. PHONE THE 327-0240 327-2297 LOTUS Acrosi From CPR Depot MOVING? Stares the :--f- in the r.eish.bcrinxxi no hour rrstrictions. :ho hours thai such a store open iH'der the by- law as exists, will force of us out of busi- ness and it will take two or such stores to do Tiv r.-.ivtinc starts al 6 p.m. in coi.rv.l chambers. LofL class cancelled Th? :r. 2 o: non- progrsnis by tre I niversiiy of becau5e of a b.rk of bierest. Eniiiled "Souihem Alberia. a regional the course was 10 Ixsrin at Ma- Tno some series mil be cf- a: Claresholm, in the rou-n's Conire. bepinnLig Feb. 19. Rceisirciion fee is f7 for ndnV.s aisd S3 for students. All 17 hospitals in Southern are to }oin regional hospital by the end of this year, Andy Aridreachuk. Jiuni- cipal HofpiLai sdmuLStrsior. ssys. Rer.ovaUo-ris started earlier this r.-ior.ih and LMH and Gcnersl are scheduled to use Lhe rK- ional lab Li April or May. he said. me reeional lab will be 1> caied a! the Uffl. ta the bani vril! be a: St. iHcbael's. rhe other vil! join in gradually siier the "shaV.e- diwn" by the and Micshe'.'s. Laboratories a r laboratory personnel a: tr.e other hospitals will be phased out so 35 ;o money or; a regional basis. reserved and remanded to another court date. F.oter; Charles Moiar. o! Lechiricje. charged with pos- sessira of hashish for o: trafficking, was remanded iri-Jxrji piea to Feb. 16. He was cfcareed Dec u2. Brian Gregory Atkinson, HI. of Leihbricce. was reroanded to Feb. 9 irithout on s charge of traificidrg in msri- iuana. AtiuisDn was charted Dec, 31. Gordon McCaw, 50. of charged Jan. 2 with possession of MDA ior the ptir- a! trarficking was re- manded ;0 Feb. 23 wilbjut plea. McCaw was also chareed wlLr. wsses-'ion of hashish, and Tns faciiity the mtisi stages of operaiioc be CKX'A. is" broad- casts If. hours z CEY. Power of r.s trarumir.ers be nd repearsr star- ions v.-.i re ?o most of the prcvince car; hear C'orr.-jere.a: air iL-s be but due to the budge: restrictions or.iy abou: five hours y, n-on-pnnie tirns time is frorr. 7 a.ra, so ID r-.m.' be !y 'in the L'i'Ca- rhanrjei? vvill be urjltzed of charge !D the province. Csblevision sti- riotis are required 'under iea- era! law to proi-ide loca: ori- gination programs, educariouai TV amorg them. .As annouDced eariie" hy Kd- ucstion Minister maa. cer.traure: is to 1 co-ordinate t h e m CKTA. C.y.ET and IIEETA1 as a and to "avoid the ei- pensi'''e duplicarior; of services and production facfbties.1' At a later stage. cal-ia facilities ior specal l-x'al b- Lerest program? wfH be estab- lished. Mortar., who was in Lethbridge Thursday to brief school authorities and other in- terested groups on the corpor- ation's development, paid.' Mr. Shorter said ir. a Edmon- ton he is of the com- plaints that the Le-thbridte area is net among the ftrst to bene- fit from the proposed wjea- tonai comrntnications ''Try to be you will eventually be sictfficir.tiy volved in ihe proposed corpora- LJon." he said. SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HtATESS 5110 INSTALLED Phone 328-2176 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB, MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2823 PARK'S-NEIISON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6IS St. S. end 15KA 9th Ave.S. PHONE 327-4HI 327-5151 327-7771 -2 HOYT'S DOWNTOWN PRE-INVENTORY SALE CONTINUES HOCKEY EQUIPMENT SKATES CURLING BROOMS HOCKEY STICKS Elc. All at Terrific Savings! Col! Sponina 327-5767 DOWNTOWN CALL OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES E. S. P. FOX Certified Denial Mechanic FOX (lelh I DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Mrditol BlJg. 327.4565 AW CONDITIONING, HEATING Alcon Refrigcroiion Lid. Far thn bcsl buy in round ComfoM 327-5816 MAKE NO MISTAKEI You know thff name but oddrfu 1224 3rd Avu. Soulh Opposite the Elks Club 317.3673 ei ;