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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, January 31, 1975 Grocery survey shows continuing decline in sugar prices Cost of dairy products escalating lit By JUDY CREIGHTON The Canadian Press For consumers who like lots of butter on their toast and a few cups of coffee for breakfast, January the same items, or nearest com- parable items. The basket contains a pound of sirloin-tip, roast of beef, all-beef centre-cut loin roast of ivuvi; iui ui uaiiuciijr luui luuni UI proved to be a bit more expensive pork, first-grade chicken, ground than the previous month, a Canadian chuck, frozen cod fillets, first-grade ;hcck of grocery prices butter, tomatoes, frozen green peas, Mclntosh apples and drip coffee. It also includes one dozen me- dium eggs, one quart of whole a 24-ounce loaf of sliced white bread, 10 pounds of first-grade potatoes, a 24-ounce can of first- grade halved pears and a five-pound bag of white granulated sugar. Some findings follow, compared with last month, as well as the total price in January, 1974, where they were available: Halifax: Pork dropped 57 cents to 78 cents a pound, chuck 19 cents to and eggs seven cents to 81 cents. Whole milk increased two cents to 54 cents a quart, potatoes nine cents to 64 cents, tomatoes four cents to 59 cents and apples 17 cents to 40 cents a pound. Sugar decreased by 34 cents to Totalprice was down from in December. St. John's, Nfld.: Butter was highest of all cities surveyed, climb- ing to from 99 cents a pound. Chicken rose three cents to 89 cents a pound, apples 10 cents to 39 cents a Press shows. The Cross-Canada Survey of 17 basic food items in 12 major cities revealed that a pound of butter jumped six cents to in St. John's, Nfld. Average cost of the over-all basket showed a drop to from last month. The food bill went down in eight cities, but climbed in Saint John, N.B., Montreal, Ottawa and Edmonton. All cities showed a continuing decline in sugar prices. In Vancouver, sugar dropped 46 cents to for a five-pound bag. Mr. Ellard Powers, chairman of the Canadian dairy commission, Ot- tawa, blamed rising production costs for the higher cost of dairy products. "To compensate for this increase passed on by the producer, we had to raise the price to.wholesalers from per 100 pounds to he said. "Five cents a pound of this price is on butter and skim milk powder." The commission deals only with such items as milk powder, butter and solid dairy products. Fluid milk production is under the jurisdiction of the provinces. Items surveyed for the food basket are priced on the last Tues- day of each month at trie same supermarkets in individual cities. It shows the lowest regular price for pound and milk two cents to 59 cents a quart. Sugar slid 30 cents to and pork five cents a pound to 94 cents. The total was down from in December. The January, 1974, total was Charlottetown: Milk went up three cents to 53 cents a quart and butter four cents to Chicken lost 10 cents to 85 cents and sugar 21 cents to Cod fillets, last month, rose to a pound. The price of other items was un- changed for a total of com- pared with December and in January, 1974. Saint John, N.B.: Pork was down 10 cents to chuck 20 cents to 88 cents, eggs eight cents to 82 cents, and sugar 44 cents to Chicken was up 11 cents to 79 cents, milk five cents to 54 cents and coffee 25 cents .to Total: an jncrease from December when it was and from January, 1974, when it was Quebec: Sirloin-tip roast dropped 40 cents to and eggs seven cents to 74 cents. Cod climbed seven cents to butter five cents to 94 cents, tomatoes 31 cents to 69 cents and coffee nine cents to Sugar lost 25 cents to Total cost was down from in December. Montreal: .Chicken rose 20 cents a pound to 79 cents, pork and cod 10 cents each to and respec- tively, milk two cents to 48 cents, butter three cents to 92 cents, bread two cents to 38 cents and tomatoes 20 cents to 58 cents. Sugar dropped 25 cents to and eggs four cents to 76 cents. Total: in December, in January and in January, 1974. Ottawa: Potatoes jumped 42 cents to 89 cents, bread 12 cents to 48 cents, tomatoes 15 cents to 64 cents, coffee 43 cents to eggs eight cents to 76 cents and butter two cents to 91 cents. Wieners lost 13 cents to 86 cents, pork 13 cents to and sugar 23 cents to a drop of 23 cents. Total: in December Toronto: Pork dropped 75 cents to 98 cents a pound, tomatoes 10 cents to 69 cents and sugar to from Chicken rose 12 cents to 84 cents, bread two cents to 50 cents and coffee 46 cents to Milk remained at 47 cents. Total: December, January, 1974, Winnipeg: Beef dropped 10 to a pound, pork 20 cents to and chuck six cents to Milk rose one cent to 47 cents, butter one cent to 98 cents. Sugar lost 22 cents to Total: December, January, 1974, Regina: Milk was up three cents to 48 cents but butter remained at cents. Wieners dropped four cents to 95 cents and eggs 16 cents to 72 cents. Sugar lost 40 cents to Total: December, January, 1974, Edmonton: .Sirloin tip dropped 10 cents to a pound. Wieners rose four cents to 99 cents, pork four cents to chuck four cents to 99 cents, cod fillets 10 cents to and butter five cents to a pound. Sugar declined 14 cents to Total: December, January, 1974, Vancouver: Sugar dropped 46 cents to eggs 23 cents to 66 cents, pork 84 cents to chuck 10 cents to and chicken two cents to 93 cents. Milk rose four cents to 58 cents. Total: down from in December. The January, 1974 total was NEIL HOLMES, 54, DOCTOR TWICE OVER Lethbridge researcher to get U of L degree YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR HUSBAND! only Turn didn't drink XH much Dick wmltf fust about money "If Harry pay more alien- lion niilwchildren... "Marriage counsdnr's offices arc full of wives askiny how they can gel their husbands to change. And full of husbands who have the same question ahout their wives! Do ytnir male's habits- some- times make you furious? He can he changed, say family counse- first you must make some .changes in yourself! Read how YOU CAN CHANGE YOUK HUSBAND. One of 32 articles and features in the Feb- ruary Reader's Digest. At your newsstand today! Supreme Court of Canada rules: 'Indian women have no right to run estates of husbands' OTTAWA (CP) The Supreme Court of Canada, holding its first session during International Women's Year, ruled this week that Indian women do not have the right to administer the estates of their husbands. In a 5-to-2 judgment, the court upheld the validity of the Indian Act which allows the minister of Indian affairs IF THE PRICE OF MILK IS TOO HIGH CALLUS BEST-0-MILK (LETHBRIDGE) FOR SENSATIONAL SKIM AND PARTIALLY SKIM MILK POWDER Office: 328-7114 Res. 328-7505 to appoint a member of his department as administrator of the estate of Indians who die without leaving a will. Chief Justice Bora Laskin and Mr, Justice Wishart Spence, who disagreed with the majority judgment, said this provision of the Indian Act was contrary to the Cana- dian Bill of Rights which guarantees all Canadians equality before the law "It appears to be forbidden to Indians to bec.ome ad- ministrators of estates of In- dian intestates, where no other class is singled out for said the chief justice. The court decision upset a September, 1972, decision of the Manitoba Court of Appeal which struck out sections of the Indian Act on grounds they denied an Indian woman the right to administer the estate of her husband, contrary to the Bill of Rights. ____ Evidence was that Alex- ander Canard, a registered In- dian living at the Fort Alex- ander reserve in Manitoba died when struck by a car in July, 1966. He left no will. Under the terms of the In- dian Act, the .Indian agent from the Fort Alexander reserve was named ad- ministrator. Mrs. Canard then successfully applied to a -Manitoba court to become ad- ministrator. A trial judge granted her application and the Manitoba appeal court up- held his decision. The justice department then appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada. A govern- ment lawyer argued that both Indian men and Indian women are treated equally under sec- tions of the Indian Act dealing with estates. Neil Holmes will be a doctor twice over May 24 when the University of Lethbridge confers a Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa on the head of the crop entomology section at the Lethbridge Research Station. Dr. Holmes will accept the award at the spring convoca- tion of the university at the same ceremony which will see the installation of chancellor to replace retired James Oshiro of Coaldale. Dr. Holmes, 54, is being recognized for years of com- munity participation in various levels of educational government and for years of work in research which has lead to increased returns for Western Canadian farmers. A native of Prince Albert Sask., Dr. Holmes graduated from the University of Alberta with a masters degrees in science before attending the University of Oregon to obtain his doctorate following service with the Canadian armed forces during thc Second World War. During the war, he achieved the position of lieutenant in the armored -The Herald Family YMCA day care centre faces funding problem the armored corps before The Family Y has temporarily shelved its plans for a drop- '1ransfenn8 to the infantry in-day care centre, but has not abandoned the idea entirely dmsion- He was shipped YMCA Genera! Secretary Rich Bailey said Thursday overseas near the end of the Mr. Bailey said his organization is still convinced there is a T need for a drop in day care centre in the city. However YM r, Q Llst' in staff did not submit a proposal requesting funding to this week's a'' Cf najilan forces Community Services Advisory Committee meeting because they were advised their project "was not acceptable for PSS n ifrted worli wlth thc funding, "mainly because full-time day care had ton priority Canada .department of init.j ......rr agriculture in 1947, specializ- ing in research on the wheat stem sawfly which had sunburst ceramics limited! iuu.- tune uay Laic nau i.op priority. "We talked with the city, who had consulted with provincial preventive social services advisors, and were told that our idea of a dop in centre just didn't meet PSS criteria for funding said Mr. Bailey. "We explored other alternatives, but none .were suitable to our present situation." "We know a lot of women are concerned and we feel we should continue with the he added. "But from all es- timates, if we offered the service without subsidization the cost would just be too high. Rather than charge steep fees and re mforce the existing confusion that the Y is just a place for those with a lot of money to spend, we've decided to hold off for a while." He said his group had considered submitting a proposal for a "regular" centre, but had not had time to do so. He said the YM will continue to offer morning child care services for people in its existing programs. flattened thousands of acres of wheat across the Prairies for several years. He also did research on the Community calendar behavior of the sawfly to develop better controls and a survey of sawflies in Western Canada before being named head of the crop entomology section at the research station in 1959. His work in education started in 1960 following his participation in Vienna at the International Congress of En- tomology and the Inter- national Commonwealth Conference of Entomology. He was asked to prepare a brief on fluoridation to the Cameron commission on education for the local chapter of the Professional In- stitute of Public Servants. That was his first stint at public affairs. He was elected a public school trustee shortly after presentation of his brief, nam- ed vice chairman of the board by then chairman Mayor Andy Anderson. At this time, the Lethbridge Junior College was in the for- mative stages and Dr. Holmes was asked by Mayor Anderson to serve on the junior college board of governors as one -of two representatives from the public board. In 1962, he became chairman of the public board and vice chairman of the junior college board. In his position with the junior college, Dr. Holmes prepared a brief -to the province seeking second year accreditation for the college. Dr. Holmes, also working toward the establishment of the University of Lethbridge, was appointed by the provin- cial government to the posi- tion of chairman of the board of governors at the U of L in the fall of 1966. He held this position until his retirement in August, 1974. During his chairmanship. Dr. Holmes had a hand in hir- ing the first university presi- dent and the present president of the Lethbridge Community College, Dr. C. D. Stewart. After serving four two year terms on the Lethbridge Public School Board, Dr. Holmes decided to call it- quits. In the years of service to his community, Dr. Holmes managed to prepare and pre- sent 62 scientific papers. Now the only extra curricular activities calling his time away from active research are fishing and golf. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES BLACKOUT (Played Unlil Won) LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (UplHir.) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. LIMITED OFFER! 53 Piece Rustic DINNERWARE SETS !00 Regular'86 Now Only CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S HALL Cor. 13 St. 6 Aye. North FRIDAY, JANUARY 31st 8 p.m. 4th and 8th Games in 7 Numbers 12th Game 5 CARDS FOR OR 25e EACH BLACKOUT JACKPOT IN 52 NUMBERS LUCKY NAME DRAW WORTH LUCKY NUMBER DRAW WORTH S11 WEEKLY DRAW WORTH S10 3 FRiE GAMES DOOR PRIZE Percent Under 16 Yeari Not Allowed ___ Spornored by ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB Southminster circle square dance club will hold the regular dance at p.m Saturday in'Southminster Hall. All square dancers welcome. Navy League Cadet Corps, Lethbridge, will parade from a.m. to noon Saturday at the Ship. loth Avenue and 17th Street S. Recruiting for boys, 11 and 12 years of age, will take place. Training will be according to the syllabus. OUT OF PRODUCTION ITEMS ARE MOVING RAPIDLY Sunburst Ceramics Limited 1014 3rd Ave. North Open Thursday and Friday p.m. Open Saturday p.m: CLASSIC COIFFURES 323 6th St. S. MARLENECHRYSLER Phone 328-3066 Freda Walton of Classic Coiffures is pleased to announce that Marlene Chrysler has join- ed her staff. Marlene has had 7 seven years experience in the hairstyling field. She was trained at the Marvel School in Regina and worked in Calgary at Norman's Beauty Salon and in a top Regina salon. Marlene specializes in men's hairstyling and all lines of Beauty Culture. Make your appointment with Marlene today. The Latest Teenage Rage for 75 "EARTHLINGS" By MAX1NE In genuine Canadian Leath Beautiful Shoes tor beautiful People. As shown In natural. Similar in 'slip-on style in natural. "EARTHLINGS" In the Earth Shoe look in dark brown. See our lovely selection of New Casuals by Savage Brown leather with brown luede trim. Children's Shoes I See the new arrivals by Savage and Classmates for misses, boys and Be the first lo Melting new Jpring arrival, in Exclusive Lisa Debs and Empress Dress Shoes Choose new glove leathers in black, Ian and shades ol brown, GOING TO THE SUN? Open Fri. until 9 p.m. CAMM'S SHOES 403-Slh Street S. ;