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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Federal Grain purchase could result in monopoly Diurxloy, Moith J, Wt LETHRRIDGE H1KAID All-Indian basketball tournament Seven sentenced for break-ins lly HIC MVIHAKT Staff Writer TABEH The proposed million purchase of Fedora) Groin Limiled by the three Prairie wheat pool grain han- dling co-operalivc5 could estab- lish a monopoly situation, ac- cording to Jciis Sl.-ingeland, as- sistant manager of Pioneer Grain Company Lki. LEON A F. PATERSON Kiwanis name adjudicator Lcona F. Paterson, director of the speech and drama de- partment of Mount Royal Col- lege in Calgary, will adjudi- cate the speech entries in the Lethbririgc Kiwanis Music Fes- tival from April 21 to 29. Mrs. Paterson is past presi- dent of the Canadian Speech As- sociation and of the Southern Alberta Professional Speech Teachers Association, and is a member of the board of direc- tors of tlie educational televi- sion association in Calgary. Sho gained her teaching ex- perience at the Banff Sctiool of Fine Arts, the University of Al- foerta, the University of British Columbia and the University of Calgary. Mrs. Paterson recently ap- peared before speech associa- tions in New York and London, England. She is an accomplish- ed lecturer ami experienced ad- judicator in schools and festi- vals throughout the V n i t a d States and Canada. The proposed sale has been approved by the directors ol Federal Grain. This approval is subject (o ratification by Fed- erals shareholders al a special meeting March 10. "Under this merger between the pools and Federal Gram, we are now faced with a situa- tion where Die pools can force other companies out of busi- said Mr. Stangeland. "This includes the UGG, Pio- neer, National Grain, Inter- ocean Grain, Palcrson Grain or any other smaller independent.1' Mr. Stangeland attributed his theory to the system used lo allocate boxcars to country ele- vator points. The- allocation is based on a percentage of the grain handled by the individual elevators on a previous 12- month period, updated monthly. Mv. Stangeland said in theory, the Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Wheat Pools will in- herit the grain handlings of Fed- eral Grain in this running 11- month period. If former Federal customers don't want to Iwul to the pool elevators, they will have to turn to the other smaller companies. These elevators will become congested. Because of the smaller per- centage of grain handled over the past 12-month period, the boxcar allocations will not al- low the smaller companies lo handle the increased volume. "Because of this, tile fanners will be forced to haul to the he said. Under the loading block ship- ping system, a company is giv- en its- orders for boxcars each week. 11 may place these orders at any point in tlte shipping block. With about 50 per cent of the points within the loading block being controlled by one com- pany, all the company has to I do with the large number of boxcar orders is to starve com- pletely or partially the single company points (points repre- sented by only one World politics seminar set Top diplomatic figures will take part in a five day course in Canada's role in world poli- tics to be held at the University of Lethbridge March 20 lo 2-1. Representatives of the Bri- tish High Commission, the German and Japanese consul- ates in Edmonton and the de- partment of external affairs will be among those taking part. Registration is open to every- one interested, at a cost of for adults and S3 for students and senior citizens. HOG IMUCKS DOWN The base price of Softs at the Lcthhridgc public stockyards In mi was 22.90 cents per pound. This was a decrease from five-year average of 27.M cents. 'tiis would force :hc farmers lo haul to anolher point or an- otlier shipping block if they didn't want lo liuul to the Pool elevator, he said. "Meanwhile, they can put more than llieir normal share of orders into competitive points (points will] more than one company he said. "This creates space while tho competing companies receive only their normal allocation of boxcars, becoming congested with the extra volume. "This means tliey would then have to turn away business." fn a matter of a year or two, tljere would be no way any of these companies could compete witli the pools. Pioneer feels the only solution to Ihe situation is for the Ca- nadian hoard or the Ca- nadian government to imple- ment a "congested delivery" system. This would provioe addition- al boxcar orders for those com- panies which become congested in shipping block, freeing ad- ditional space, and allow a farmer to haul to the elevator company of his choice. This policy was introduced into the Grain Transport Tech- nical Group, with representa- tives from all the major grain handling companies, the rail- way companies and the Cana- dian Grain Commission. In the terms of reference, this congested policy was accepted. This would allow companies which became congested in loading blocks to ship a higlxjr- than-normal percentage of box- cars. This was eventually rejected because of disagreement by member companies, particular- ly Uie Saskatchewan and Man- itoba Wheat Pools, he said. Pioneer feels it can't get any- where with the GTTG so it will use customer petition at the lo- cal Member of Parliament level to put pressure on tlie govern- ment. The Letlibridge Friends h I n Centre teen organization is hold- ing a 16-lcam all Indian bas- ketball tournament at i, e I h- Commun i I y College March 10 to 11. At the Inurnament from throughout the province will be eight women's and eight men's teams. A dance at the Ldhbridgc Friendship Centre will follow the completion of the tourna- ment on March 11. The teen group is also plan- ning another tournament, open to everyone, later this year. People convicted ol Ilicfl or bieak and enter will not be dealt with Sightly in lyelhhridgc magistrate's court. Seven persons were sentenced Wednesday by Judge L. W. Hud- son for various types of thefts and break-ins, Darryl Earl Fritz of Coalhursl pleaded guilty lo a break in and theft of two tires from the Alias Wholesale Ltd. last weok. He told the court he and two other men had entered the building with his pass key and each of them had stolen Iwo tires. He also said as n result of his pleading guilty, Ive will no longer be able to be bonded and has lost his was sentenced to 30 days in jail and placed on one year's probation. His co nip an ions, Donald Wayne Roth and Michael Wil- liam Boak, both of Coalhurst, were sentenced lo Ihrec montlis in jail for their part in the crime. They also pleaded guilly to a break-ill at K and A Industrial Catering, 1246 3rd Avc. N. and were sentenced to three months to run concurrent with Ihe first sentence for that offence. Alan Dean Turton, 18, and Randolph Timothy Russell, 18, both of Lethbridge were sen- tenced to three months in jail and placed on one year's pro- bation when they pleaded guil- ty to a break-in at the LDS Stake Centre at 28th St. and Scenic Drive. An estimated damage was caused during the break-in. They also pleaded guilty to a break-in at Lethbridge Colle- giate Institute. Dean Darrel 16, of LeLhbridge was also sentenced to three months in jail and placed on one year's probation when he pleaded guilty to a break-in at the Herbert Sivyer homc at 616 8th St. S. Court was told about worth of photo equipment, ra- dio equipment, tape recording equipment and clothing was sto- len. Vicky Lynn Stroller, 19, o! 1603 Scenic Heights, pleaded guilty to the thcfl of money from a purse al Prebuili In- dustries, 619 4th Ave. N. Court was told Stroller had been caught with a marked 55 bill in her possession. The bill had been marked with a spo- eial powder. She told the court she was not sure how much money she had stolen but had returned The case was scl over lor one week for a prc-scntence re- port. In passing all sentences, Judge Hudson said he felt he must do something about the rash of break-ins and thefts in Lcthbndge and he hoped ttw stiff sentences would deter oth- ers from committing the crime. SEEK JOBS The Lethbridge Community College receives an average of five to 30 letters a wek from people seeking jobs. Historical geography prof speaks Monday at U of L A historical geographer who is an authority on Mormon set- tlement in the West is sched- uled to make two appearances at the University of Lethbridge Monday. Dr. Donald W. Mcinig, chair- man of the department of geo- graphy at Syracuse University, New York, will deliver a public talk at p.m. in the U of L lecture theatre, E-690, on the topic Mormon Settlement in Western North America: His- torical Regional Interpretation. He will also give a seminar at 2 p.m. "Monday in Room B- 780 on The American West Past, Present and Future. Dr. Meinig taught at the Uni- Legion names delegates Delegates to the 24th Domin- ion convention of the Koyal Ca- nadian Legion to be held in the Wascana Centennial Auditori- um in Regina >fay 21 through May '28 were elected at a re- cent general meeting of the Legion. They are Jim McLaughlin Jack Stacey, M. Shorty Hurs and Bill Kergan. President Jim McLean and Secretary Manag or Maurice MacFarlane are automatic delegates. Allcmal delegates are Jack Duncan ani Tom McLean. Tlie provincial convention o the Legion will be held in Leth bridge June 10 through June 13 1973. General chairman of the convention will be Jim Me Langhlin. vcrsity of Utah in the decade from 1950 to 1959, and has had summer teaching appointment at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Co! orado, Boulder, and Cortl a n State College. He was a Fulbright research professor in historical geogra phy at the University of Ade- laide, Australia, in. 1938. Since 1959 he has been at Syracuse. Among the honors which have accrued to Dr. Meinig are a John Simon. Guggenheim fellow ship in 1966-67 for research in the cultural geography of the American West and an awari for meritorious contribution to the field of geography, given bv the Association, of American Geographers in 1965. The geographer is appearing under the auspices of the U o L's department of geography and the public is invited to at- tend the evening lecture. GUDDEN INVENTORY CLEARANCE SALE WALLPAPER 25% OFF 20 REGULAR PATTERNS IN STOCK PAINT SPECIALS! 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The project, proposed by Im- perial Oil Ltd., in partnership with Village Lake Louise Ltd., had been subject to concentrat- ed study about, possible ecologi- cal side effects before the final plans were proposed. Imperial Oil is about 65 per cent owned by Standard Oil Co. of Now Jersey. A brief supporting the project will be offered at a public hear- ng on the proposal in Calgary, 9 and 10, by Ihe Travel nduslry Association of Alber- ta, Save Hundreds During Dunlop's Ford of Canada ore breaking oil sole records this year. Dunlop Ford Is keeping up with this success by in- creasing their factory purchases and obtaining maximum factory discounts and bringing you a great saving op- portunity. Now get special low prices nn over 120 brand new 1972's in tlock or on the way. 1972 PINTO 1600 cc engine, 4 speed, floor shift, bucket seats, w.w. tires, bfock heafcr. As low 1972 MAVERICK 7-DOOH SEDAN BrioM Him in color, D-70 rim, 301 3 speed floor ihift. 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