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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THI IfTHBRIDCE HERALD Match 1971 Alarm expressed on ivheat export overflow at port VANCOUVER CP With I the Canadian wheat board pre1 dieting record exports of TOO million bushels this alarm is being expressed that the port of in line to handle a large percentage of the jobless passes LONDON Renter Brit aini unemployment figures up today above the one of the worst totals noce the Second World Government statistics showed the number of jobless March 8 was representing per cent of the work This was more than in Only twice since the war has the figure been exceeded in one This was during the exceptionally fierce Ti inters of 1947 and The news was especially gloomy because March usually shows the beginning of a drop in the winter unemployment lev It underlined the fears ex pressed by labor union leaders that Britain could have one mil lion jobless by the end of 1971 unless the Conservative govern ment decides to expand the The jobless figures were par tiailly explained by a postal which ended last a continuing strike at Ford of Spring Thaw show ends tradition TORONTO CP 1971 Spring Thaw has and with it the end of a For 26 y e a r Spring Thaw had been a satirical a program of skits and songs that aimed at humorously reflecting the Canadian and taking particular de 1 i g h t bi putting down Canadian politicians This years Spring which opened an eightweek To ronot run Wednesday is a musical comedy dealing with the social problems of the North American middleclass is not up to the Walter Nelson of president of the Palliser Wheat Growers Association of says that the port facilities are A s i t u a t i o n where ships wanting to load our grain must wait for weeks before being filled simply cannot be tolerated or explained away as a normal course of Nelson said following a recent inspec tion of the Grain terminal facilities and trackage are totally inadequate to meet todays needs and un less improvements are future pileups of ships are inev For the sevenmonth period which ended a total of bushels of grain had been shipped through the This compares with for the same period during GRAIN PILES UP Vancouver port terminal ele vators have a stor age capacity of 25 million for efficient the capacity is closer to 18 million Statistics stated by the Pal liser association indicate that the 18miluon bushel figure has noi been attained during a five month period beginning last Oc The association said that in a total 11 million bushels of grain were in storage in including mil lion bushels of This was followed by mil lion bushels in with e 2 million bushels of wheat 15 million bushels in December million million bushels in million and nine million bushels in February million Orville a director of the Pailiser said that when the group visited Vancouver 19 grain ships were in the being loaded and 14 ships waiting for wheat were told there was not enough wheat in while there were box cars of grain waiting to move into position at the he SALES LOST Reber said conversations with Japanese importers during the Saskatchewan groups visit revealed Canada lost sales of 300 million bushels of Nelson said track space j in Vancouver is limited to equivalent to two days of unloading Thunder has space for cars on six of He has a solution One cannot help but con elude that if grain were graded and inspected at inland terminals and shipped in uniform the throughput of this port could be increased twoto But the cost of these cleaning faculties would run into millions of dollars and private compa nies are worried about returns on such investments in times of lagging wheat sales Industry officials say new ter minal faculties will have to be 10 to 15 One Winnipeg executive put it this way Lets face if these termin als arent we wont stay competitive i n international if we do build we will have to face the prospect at some time an other of not earning anything on these BENEFICIAL BIRO Nighthawks devour vast num bers of insects and are com ptetdy beneficial to faUr DOG NAMES Canadian Eskimos customar ily name their sled dogs after deceased members of their fam Get Moore for your moil Thats what you get when you buy BENJAMIN MOORE PAINT You get Moore Quality You get Moore Value You get Moore Professional Service from your Benjamin Moore Paint Dealer You get More of Everything for your Money Get Moore for your money at your Benjamin Moore Paint Canada wants change in oil pipeline route OTTAWA CP Another chapter in the international saga of an Arctic oil pipeline is tentatively scheduled to open in Canadas capital next Wednes Federal ministers hope then to meet senior executives of oil companies behind the projected TransAlaska Pipeline Energy Minister Greene said the United States oil execu tives will be asked to drop the Alaska route in favor of a line from Alaskas North Slope into Arctic alon the Mack enzie River VaUe and eventu ally into the U Middle Well urge them to consider that alternative and to make an application for that alterna Greene said when he and Northern Affairs Minister Jean Chretien announced the in vitations last With a week to go befoie the proposed Ottawa sen ior officials in both departments said the March 24 date is tenta tive and did not know the names of oil executives who would come Norway plans oil takeover in Vietnam OSLO i Roller NoivraVs j new Laboi pnmo 1 Trygve E r a 11 o announced i that his government pans to j recognize North Vntram and to take over the rountns oil Bratlelis m n policy statement vas expected to stir a tiii strain reintioas I nic Siates The succeeded a coalition neadcd b Per also announced he i would push for X o r u e o i a n 1 membership in Kinopcnn Common Market Branch took nfiei Cor tens government till in a Sivn dal over the of eeu government aiing with Norn a application In Join the I Thetgs a new world of choice at luxury People who prefer their Pontiacs big can now go bigger than enjoy 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