Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
14-THE LETHBRIDGE July Tommy's last election One of the two NDP candidates elected in B.C. Monday Tommy Douglas celebrates with his wife Irma after winning re-election in Nanaimo- Cowichen The Islands. Mr. former na- tional NDP leader and a former premier of Sask- said his up- coming term in parliament would likely be his last World food shortage looms New York Times Service UNITED NATIONS The new finding by a Senate com- mittee that the needy in the United States are hungrier and poorer than they were four years ago has raised doubts that a bountiful American harvest may forestall the threatened world tood shortage. In the report by the Senate select committee on nutrition and human needs makes it clear that neither increas- ed spending nor rising agricultural output is sufficient domestically or to an increasingly critical food problem. Agriculture department policy-makers had estimated a harvest of 2 1 billion bushels of which they insisted should be ample for domestic put at 750 million bushels and for a billion-bushel provision for profitable sales abroad leaving a carryover of 350 million bushels for emergency foreign assistance. economic analysts outside government and some members of Congress object that such calculations are perilous- ly dependent not only on American harvests as good as forecast but on the absence of major crop failures in other grain- producing regions. World food stocks have fallen to their lowest level in 20 it is emphasized. Population grows And with population growing at two per cent a year and with rising pressure for richer demand is increasingly out-running productive capacity. 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For the first time in many years there are reports of severe malnutrition in central America Prospects slim according to the global grain production of 1.2 billion tons should be enough to meet minimum needs if supplies were spread of they are not To attain bare minimum levels for the 33 to 40 poorest countries would require radical cuts in consumption in affluent which consume a ton of grain per capita a main- ly as feed grain to build costly protein in milk and eggs. The prospect of such redistribution is slim. Any assessment of this year's food outlook is complicated by the Soviet practice of withholding forecasts and China's refusal to disclose Recent reports have said winter wheat was hit by bad weather in the Soviet Union and spring planting delayed. So far there has been no according to American agricultural that Moscow will again be buying on the world as it did in 1972 after a disastrous harvest Dies at 83 Earl former U.S. chief justice Warren rulings brought changes Store Open daily from a.m. to p.m. Thurs. and Fri. a.m. to p.m. Centre Village Mall Telephone 328-9231 WASHINGTON Earl who served for 16 years as chief justice of a United States Supreme Court that was in the vanguard of so- cial died Tuesday night. He was 83 who retired from the court five years ago. died at Georgetown University Hospital He had been in hospital since July suffering from congestive heart failure and coronary insufficiency. During Warren's service as chief the Supreme Court issued a stream of momentous decisions that brought major changes in United States society and politics. Among them was the ruling that banned racial segregation in public schools A hospital official said War- ren died of cardiac arrest His wife and one of his daughters were with him at the time. PRAISED BY BURGER Warren his successor as chief said Warren's half-century of public service one of the most dynamic eras in our and his contribu- tion was large indeed President often critical in the past of Warren's said- service to America will continue to shape the course of America's life for generations to come and will reflect the highest purpose of Warren retired in after 52 years in public life as a prosecuting three-time governor of twice aspirant for the Republican presidential once nominee for and finally chief justice. He and his continued to live quietly in the hotel apartment which had been their home since they came to Washington from Sacramento in 1953. During his years of retire- ment. Warren noted with some there was a lessening of the bitterness toward him which once led to a proliferation of signs exnor- Earl Warren For it was he who bore the brunt of criticism over dis- puted decisions by what was called Warren even though he and his fellow justices were unanimous on such a notable ruling as that which in 1954 outlawed racial segregation in United States public schools. As a private Warren made a dozen or so public speeches a most of them philosophical or abstract dis- cussions of the democracy and equal on which he continued to speak forcibly But in he broke a self-imposed four-year silence to level sharp if indirect criti- cism at his Chief Justice Warren on the issue of whether the Supreme Court can adequately perform its duties. Then in December of that in two he spoke of the Watergate scan- dal as a this great tragedy of our time cancerous to the body politic But Warren generally refus- ed in retirement to discuss the court or current political issues. When Warren was 72 and eligible for retirement at full he was named by President Lyndon Johnson to head the commission assigned to investigate the assassina- tion of President John P. Kennedy on Nov. While heading the long in- he kept up his full load at the Supreme Court. His Earl later said this was his father's most taxing period.