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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, Good sales jo b backfires on Canadian wheat board IJy JIM WEAVES EDMONTON (CP) The Canadian wheat board lias (lone such n good job of sell- ing feed grains on world mar- Deaths yesterday Ily THE CANADIAN PRESS Maxwell Bell, 53, chairman of the board of FP Publications, after z lengthy illness. Edgar Rob- erts, 76, former day editor with The Globe and Mail, after n long illness. Plymouth, Spohrer, 74, first-string catcher for Bos- Ion Braves o[ the National League from 1929-1932. Tel Brenzell, 27, Toronto-born theatre director who drowned while on vacation in Israel. Frecport. P. Coleman, 54, former Associated Press broadcast executive, after a long illness. Louis Duckett, 87, winner of two med- als in lacrosse at the IMS Olym- 4 pic Games in London. I R e d h i II, England-Harry Wettman, 51, once known as Britain's best golfer and captain of the Ryder Cup team in 1965, in a car crash. Monrovia, Westerfield, 52, U.S. ambassa- dor to Liberia, of coronary thrombosis. PINT-SIZED WARRIOR Four-year-old Deland Olney of Yakima, Wash., stomps out a quick two-step to native music at the International War Dance Championships at the Capilano Indian Reserve near Vancouver. Deland said he wasn't angry at anyone he just likes dancing. Commission is named to probe prison break OTTAWA (CP) A police- man, a lawyer and a correc- tional officer have been ap- pointed to investigate the Mill- haven pentientiary escape. Solicitor General, Jean-Pi- erre, Goyer announced Friday that the three will "carry out a lull and complete inquiry into all circumstances surrounding the escape" of 14 prisoners from the Kingston, Ont, insti- tution. He said the special commis- sion is asked to report back as POLARIZED LENSES POLARIZED LENSES com- pletely eliminaie annoying glare from water high- ways and beaches. And now you can have them in your own pre- scription! Drive more safe- ly. See more clearly, Fram- ed in our zingy new plat- ters, squares, ovals or octagons. Order them today! 30d 7ih J. Phone 327-5949 or ,327-3609 ruil soon as possible and not later than Aug. 1. Temperatures plunge in Montana By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A fine winter's morning with temperatures in the 30s and 40s and newly fallen snow in the mountains. That was the situation in mid July Wednes- day as unseasonably cold arc- tic air covered Montana. "I think it's a rather thrilling sight for southern said a spokesman at Glacier Na- tional Park, where thousands of tourists were camped amid the splendor of snow covered peaks. The weather bureau said temperatures plunged to rec- ord lows for July in many areas of the state. At 37 degrees, Helena had the lowest Wednesday morning temperature in the nation, fol- lowed closely by Butte, Dillon and Livingston, each with 39 degrees, the weather bureau reported. The weather front brought general rain to lower eleva- tions and was welcome relief lo the drought striken crop- lands in the central part of the state. Agricultural officials report- ed that although the moisture came too late to help winter wheat, most spring seeded crops would benefit. EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTORSHIP available in Lerhbridge area for internationally known line of welding equipment, and supplies, air equip- ment, batlery chargers, standby generators and other products. Excellent volume and profit poleniial on small investment for responsible firm or individual with successful background, good credit rating and aggressive sales policy. For full particulars wrile M. J. LACOMBE, 3312 24lh ST. N.W., CALGARY, ALTA. FACTORY CLEARANCE DRAPERY SETS for Campers ond Trailers Froi ASSORTED CUSHIONS and MATTRESSES for Campers and Trailers........ 19.95 p.95 From TV CUSHIONS................. Fron ,95 DUCAN INDUSTRIES LTD, 443A 10th Slrcol North, Lethbridge 328-7765 Phone 327-8331 Open Thursday and Friday 12 Noon lo 9 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. lo 5 p.m. kels that the industry now Is concerned about being able to meet commilniGiils. This is n reversal from the late 1300s when the board was criticized lor nol being ag- gressive in sales. Kimberley workers to vote TRAIL, B.C. (CP) Close to members of the United SLeclworkers of America cm- ployed by Cominco Ltd. at Trail, Kimberley and Benson Lake will vote Friday on a contract offer from the com- pany, a union spokesman said Wednesday night. The union has been on strike at the Cominco plants since July 0. Union negotiators have rec- ommended acceptance o[ the proposed pact which calls for an across-the-board increase of 35 cents an hour in the first year and increases ranging from 25 to 35 cents in the sec- ond year. Journeymen would receive a 40 cent an hour increase in the first year. With world demand for feed grains increasing, the board is faced with a dilemma: Prairie farmers will not plant as much this year ant! the in- creasing domestic market will need a large percentage of what is grown. Earlier this year, it was es- timated barley acreage would be reduced by 11 per cent from last year with that sown to oats dropping by three per cent. Charles Gibbings o! Winni- peg, a board commissioner and former president of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, said he is concerned about being able to meet delivery targets. MUST FEED OWN One factor that might have a major impact is the amount of grains that fanners decide to keep to feed their own livc- slock. "It docs cause some Mr. Gibbings said. E. K. Turner o[ Regina, Saskatchewan Wheat Pool president, said it is a good "kind ot problem to have." "It is one ol worrying nbout filling markets rather than finding them." Mr. Turner, with other prai- r i e agriculture spokesmen, said price was a deterrent when prairie farmers decided on what crops to plant Ibis year. With the board free to sell below the floor price on the international market, a major income problem is faced by the farm community in feed grains, he said, unless "the initial price is established somewhere near the cost of production." NOT ENOUGH MONEY Stuart Thiesson ot Saska- toon, National Farmers Union secretary-treasurer, said pro- ducers have responded nega- tively to producing [eed-gvain crops because they "simply are not making enough money from them as they arc from growing wheat.'1 E. A. Boden of Regina, president of the Saskatchewan Federation o f Agriculture, said the board has made large advance sales by reducing the NEW OFFICE HOURS Monday thru Saturday inclusive a.m. to p.m. OPTOMETRISTS Drs. C. A. Palmer R. Fabbi A. Localelli 407 5th ST. S. LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-4222 price "to what I think is an extremely low level." The largest reduction in feed-grain production is ex- pected in Saskatchewan with acreage down about 1.3 mil- lion acres. A. M. Runciman of Winni- peg, United Grain Growers president, said that balancing Ihe domestic and export mar- kets "doesn't mean we should back away from trying lo tac- kle it." He said there has been a tendency to overlook the growing domestic demand and "we have to accept that really what we are exporting is in excess of our own domes- tic requirements." Mr. Runciman said there was "almost panic" last fall when it was thought the C35- million-bushcl barley crop would drive the price "right down through the floor." "That all-time record crop is going lo disappear In the current year." Almost all prairie farm leaders urged farmers to in- crease feed-grain planting this year after the initial figures on proposed acreages were released. To residenls of the Counly of Lethbridge No. 26. Please do nol swalh hay and grass in Counly road right of way 'borrow pils, and windrow the hay 1o the graded portion of the road. When this is done, maintenance of the roads becomes impossible and this practice must be discontinued or the roads will not be graded unlil the swathed material is cleared off. (Signed) R. E. GRANT, ASST. SECRETARY TREASURER County of Lethbridge No. 26 214 13lh Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. 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