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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta AROUND THE WORLD LUXURY AIR CRUISE 4 Continents 9 Counlriei 31 In your awn private Super DCS Jet Depart from Calgary Jan. 20, 1973 Priced or only ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE PHONE 328-8184 328-3201 The ietHtnidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, June 16, 1972 PAGES 11 TO 22 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4th AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 "Do you have a spare pair of glassei for holiday Chuck roasts, steak can make delicious meals and cheaper living By IUC SWIIIART Herald Sin If Writer Poor buy- ing h a b its and a lack of cooking kno- wledge or. I ho parl of the house wife can be blam- ed for the in- creased meat jj budget for to- _ _ day's food consumer. The key to balan- cing a growing meat budget is the use of less tender and cheaper cuts of meat, such as chuck roasts and steaks. But. tlte housewife is not able to take advantage ot this por- tion of the beef carcass be- cause she doesn't know how to handle it. For this reason, the cook refuses to buy tiie cheaper meat, buying instead the more expensive cuts because they are easier to cook, budget receives is the pur- chase ot hamburger and slewing meat. A beef carcass dressed out returns about 59 per cent of the live animal weight. For a live, pound steer, 'the carcass would weigh about 590 pounds and in the meat cutting process, about 25 per cent is lost to fat, bones and shrinkage. Tins leaves 440 pounds of meat which can he packaged for sale. The less tender cuts make up about 20 per cent of the saleable meat, with ham- burger accounting for anoth- er 20 per cent. 1 This leaves only 35 per cent of the saleable meat in the category of tender, ex- pensive cuts. A survey conducted by The Herald late last month show- ed the counter price of the cuts catorized as tender or choice averaged about per pound. The less tender The only compensation the cuts averaged about 95 cents per pound. With more housewives buy- ing cuts from a small per- centage of the carcass, the price per pound is increased. The law of supply and de- mand prevails, with an in- creased price as the supply of the choice cuts diminishes. Experts in meat merchan- dizing feel that many con- sumers also have a feeling that the less tender cuts of meat are something less than desirable. Tiiis is a fallacy, since meat from a given car- cass tends to hold the same nutritional value regardless of where it comes from. Home economists contend that ii housewives understood how to use proper cooking methods, they wouldn't bo afraid of less tender meat cuts. The very fact that many housewives have tried poorer quality cuts and had poor results a few times due to the improper coo king methods is responsible for the preference for more expen- sive meats. The actual "art" of buying beef is also lost on today's consumer. For the most part, buying beef is a complex pro- cess that can't be solved by a dash in dash out ap- proach it must be studied. Most women don't have an interest in meat purchase, and the many men who buy the groceries don't have the time to go into the intraca- cies of pricing it out. Beef is graded on the basis of conformation, the factors of which don't have much significance toward the fla- vor and lenderness so impor- tant to the consumer. Statistics show that more than 50 per cent of Canada's beef requirements are suppli- ed by choice (red brand) and good (blue brand) graded carcasses. AH supermarkets in Lethbridge apparently sell only these grades. The carcasses graded stan- dard (brown) and commer- cial (black) may be avail- able to the consumer who is economy minded. This buyer can shop around making his own judgement of tender- ness. The consumer can detect good quality meat by more than just the price tag. Tests have shown lhat the darker- colored beef is tenderer than lighter colored cuts. Cuts of meat with bones which are red at the cut end and have fat which is white to cream in color indicates a youthful animal. This Mill lend to be tenderer. Yellow fat in beef usually indicates a lower quality. A knowledge of which part of the carcass certain cuts are derived from will assist the homemaker in her plan- ning. The cuts from the car- cass which are less tender must be cooked in ora of many ways suitable for them. These cuts can also be iden- tified by carcass bone slruc- turc. The tender cuts will have a T-bone, rib bone or the wedge bone within the meat, while the less tender cuts will have a round bone or blade bone. Charts and bulletins are available from the district home economists. Several factors which can help to cut costs include: available cooking time determines the consumer's choice of cuts. If there is more than an hour, house wives should' plan on roasts. If less than an hour, sleaks, chops, hamburger and fully- cooked (morj expensive) culs are needed. grinding of chuck steak and roasts for ham- burger or culling up for slew meat can save money. making use of all por- tions of the purchase is nec- essary. Bones make soup. The greatest saving for the consumer can likely te found in bulk buying. This means the added expense of a home freezer and Ihe outlay of a large amount of money for the purchase of a portion of a carcass. Given a pound sleer, with 440 pounds or saleable meat on the carcass, the con- sumer would have to pay 75 cents per pound for it cut, wrapped and frozen for his home freezer. The initial outlay of for the carcass is not possible for many buyers, and this keeps them tied to the regu- lar purchases at stores. Using the present prices for variaus cuts, the cost to the consumer would be much higher if an identical amount of meat were purchased over the counfcr in stores. A breakdown of percentage of culs from the carcass ap- plied to prices found during the survey would bring Ihe store price for Ihe 440 pounds of meat lo compared with for bulk purchase. Bulk buying also includes soup bones and minced meat, which adds to the price dif- ference. Whether Ihe meat can be purchased in bulk depends on whether the consumer can afford it as well as whether the family likes all (lie cuts in a carcass. Adderley resigns The resignation of Erwin Ad- derley as execulive director of the Oldman Biver Regional Planning Commission was ac- cepted by the commission Thursday. Mr. Adderley will leave the commission Sept. 1 to take a Logan open The Logan Pass tlirough Glacier Park in Montana is now open lo traffic for the summer, park officials report. A number of tourists have already made use of Ihe route in. both directions, as the busy holiday season gets into full swing. MANY CLIENTS The Lelhbridge public library has a registration of ac- tive users. RELIEVES GAS PAINS 1571 VW SUPERBEETLE 1970 TOYOTA 1900 cc 1968 DATSUN 1600 cc 1971 VEGA Low mileage 1971 VW 7 passenger deluxe bus All units A-l and extra clean RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd Ave. and 14th 51. S. Sales 328-4539 Car Lot 328-4356 similar position with the Ber- muda Planning Commission. He started with the ORRPC as assistant director in 1967 and was appoinled executive director in 1969. 'There have been periods of extreme fruslration with the OHRPC but the experience in the region has been invalu- Mr. Adderley said in his letter of resignation. The ORRPC will begin ad- vertising immedialely to find a replacement for Mr. Adderley. Sappers deadline June 20 The fourth annual banquet of the Lclhbridge Sappers Asso- ciation wilt be held June 24 in the Park Plaza Motor Hotel at p.m. The affair, a reunion of mem- bers of the former 33rd Field Engineer Squadron HCE (M> of Lelhbridge, is one of Ihe largest of its kind. Registration is expected to include members from Alberta, Saskatchewan and southeast- ern British Columbia. Association president n. A. Hutton will be master of cer- emonies. J. M. Credico is chair- man of the commillee in charge of the banquet. The tick- et deadline is June 20. EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEL 317 7th STREET SOUTH LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 LOCAL MOVIE SET-An all-Canodion production crew prepares Ihs sponsible for two other Canadian productions, Going set for Ihe shoaling of a scene in a barn near Spring Coulee. The movie, and Rip-Off. Shooting will continue in Spring Coule tilled Out, is directed by David Acomba, produced by Jim Margellos, Lethbridge. with screenplay by Bill Fruet, formerly of Lelhbridge. Mr. Fruet was re- -Wa Down the Road e, Magralh and Iter Kerber Pholo Home treatment available for many kidney patients By JOE MA Herald Staff Wrilcr A new home treatmenl pro- gram for persons suffering from kidney failure has been announced by Neil Crawford, Alberta minister of health and social development. DEALS for DAD TRAILERS TOW MIRRORS All STEEL CONSTRUCTION NOW ONLY S.DD TURTLE WAX ONLY CHAMOIS ALL ORLON PILE SEAT COVERS No. 1 193 Series Reduced to g SENSATIONAL VALUES! TISSUE DISPENSER LO-MOUNT TRUCK MIRRORS IDEAL FOR CAMPER! Listen To C.J.O.C. Radio For Many Money Saving Gift Ideas ALL AUTO TOP CARRIERS COOL SEATS and FLOOR MATS REDUCED TILL 5 P.M. SATURDAY SHOP and SAVE MIDLAND AUTO SUPPLY (1971) LTD. 421 5lh ST. S. IETHBRIDGE OPEN TONIGHT TILL 9 P.M. AND ALL DAY SATURDAY PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. 5TUBBS Please be certain you have a good fever thermometer in your medicine cabinet or medi- cine chest. Many people think of their thermometer as being an other 'health aid', but it is really a high- ly valuable diag- nostic item. The tube in which the mercury rises in Nour themometer is so small that it measures less than ths width of a human hair! And, its con- struction chamber is so nar- row that it holds the mercury at the highest level it reaches until you shake the Ihermometer lo bring the "mercury back to its normal rcsling place. If you are one of Ihe large number of people who has never been taught how to "read" a ther- mometer, please come in and we'll be glad to show you how it is done. When yon bring your pre- scription to us here at 1506 9th Ave. S. (Stiibbs Pharmacy, of you can always be sure you'll have a comfortable place to sit while you're wait- ing. Open daily a.m. to p.m. Sundays and Holidays p.m. lo p.m. and p.m. to p.m. Instead of going to a major hospital in Calgary or Edmon- ton, a patient can now stay at home with special renal dialy- sis equipment. Home treatment for kidney patienls was advocated by the Task Force Reports on the Cost of Health Services in Canada, wliich said the cost of home care between and is half ot that of institutional care, between and 000. Mr. Crawford said through a donation of from the Lions Clubs of Edmonlon, which tlie Alberta government matched, it was possible to he- gin the program sooner than expected. Two home treatment educa- tion centres will be established in Calgary and Edmonton. Pa- tienls from throughout the province will be trained in the use of blood cleaning equip- ment in a home setting. In Lethbridge, hospital medi- cal staffs are discussing how Ihey can help in implemenling the home care program. About 45 new cases of kidney failure occur in Ihe province each year requiring renal dialysis, Mr. Crawford said ex- perimentation has established that these patients can be suc- cessfully treated at home. 110 complaints COALDALE (HNS) During May the local police depart- ment attended to 110 com- plaints. There were 22 summonses is- sued by the police. There were two cases under the Criminal Code, three under the Liquor Control Act and 17 under the Highway Traffic Act. A total of in fines was collected, going to the town under the Highway Traf- fic Act and to the province under the Criminal Code. Separate schools stay in Another atlempl to persuade' .he Lethbridge separate school >oard lo bargain locally in eacher contract talks went by Ihe boards Thursday. Trustee Steve Vaselenak has repeatedly tried to talk the loard into withdrawing from -he Lethbridge Medicine Hat school Authorities Association .n favor of a return to local bargaining. The Lethbridge public board's decision to bolt the as- sociation has added ammuni- tion to Mr. Vaselenak's argu- ments. The lalest resolution, that the separate board withdraw from !he association and determine whether the public board is in- terested in joining forces, was (lefealed by a 3-2 margin. Trustee Ron Fabbi joined Mr. Vaselenak in supporting tho motion while John Boras, board chairman, Paul Matisz and Frank Peta were opposed. "There is no good purpose in staying in the association now that the public board in this city has said Mr. Vaselenak. "We should deal with our own teachers and let Medicine Hat deal with its own." Mr. Fabbi, who has opposed the move in the past, said now may be Ihe lime to take a closer look at the situation. "1 feel very strongly that we should approach the public school he said. Mr. Boras, who was chair- man of the bargaining commil- lee representing the truslees in the two cities in the last con- tract talks, said he feels the fi- nal decision on the matter should wait. "I don't think this is the time when we should be making this he said. The Lethbridge public board opted out of the association THIS SUNDAY IS FATHER'S DAY! What A Great Guy To Honor By... DINING at ERICKSEN'S Special Children's Menu 1f Dinner Music 6 to 8 P.M. By Len Zoetemcm, Accordionist Phone 328-7756 for Reservations! rw we ou> TBAomoM OF WJ.ILHN MosprrAurr testaulant about a month ago in favor of returning to local bargaining with its teachers. It is expected the separate board will be discussing the matter again in the near fu- ture. Student job market Work at WaterLon for the summer? The student office of (lie Canada Manpower Centre reports three available jobs at the park for a lifeguard, an elevator attendant and a port- There is also a need'for gen- eral laborers, delivery boys with a driver's licence, a camp director, chicken fryers, an ex- perienced waiter, a taxi driver, restaurant and cabaret wait- resses, a computer programer, a chambermaid and lots of beet howers. Two well paying jobs are also available for a carpenter with journeyman papers and a heavy equipment operator. The student office is located at 323 7th St. S. or telephone 328-8164. LUSH LAND The Oiinook belt of Canada produces an abundance of nine of the 18 vegetables varieties common to Canada and lesser quantities of others. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dsnlal Mechanic SLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. PHONF 327.2827 WOODENWARE CLEARANCE! We [uir purchased a plefe warehouse c tea rout of woo den ware. Salad Serving Sets Hostess Servers leaf Two Tiered Wall File with Drawer Large Teak Trays Inlaid Wood Serving Trays Cheese Boards, etc. Ideal for gift giving or for home and collage use. PRFCED PROM 5.50 Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN All the rage for Summer CORK SOLE Exactly as shown in blue, while or Ian, FLAT HEEL SANDALS Hi Style DRESS PUMPS by EMPRESS Exactly as shown in Pearllzea pinJc Bone kid Black kid under glass AAA, AA and B widths Sizes 6 lo 10 "ORCHID" by Joyce Popular mull I colored sandal. Ideal ihoso summer dresses. For FATHER'S DAY SUPPERS by Packard and FcomtrecJs MAN obouts Casual Shoci in white or tan or 13.95, Open Friday unfif 9 p.m. ;