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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Food chains may have to eat their holiday Bv RON SUDLOW as a move to match the sucTORONTO CP Food cess of Steinbergs which chains which have been ad1 began miracle pricing two vertising customer savings years food chains maintained the price increases ere caused by higher labor costs and cost increase in didnt figure this was to hell with Yet they covered by any legislation that they c so they through deep was quickly as transportation ir rrr deepcut prices and miracle discounts may soon by Loblaw Groceterias and The Great There have been CP Carpenters in six Alberta centres 15 cents Ck cents April 15 cents to eat those and Pacific Tea in the industry a twoyear and 20 ctrs Although consumers plunge in early have not advanced ghes them a 23 The la still the winners in a an employees beyond those CP increase in ages and accompanied bv anotrer price war among eastern its stores for the said e Valhei es and statutory cents for health wel nadian supermarket store executive members of prices have been edging steadily upward since an companies involved in the pricecutting operate that his name and that w IST of his company not be men Monday on grounds that a of stxlitious Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America in are expected to vote on the aheady tial plunge in November when discount pricing began in exclusively in eastern The discounting When the price war I thorn is too smous to warrant their Red Medicine Edson by negotiate s and to take effect Apul in a Studies that are being in major Ontario Montreal and as much as three tunes 1 aie TO stand trial next Calgary aie The bass rate of 70 holiday burgs to 10 the number of siatutoiy indicate that prices are Dominion has about one Lecn duector of 1 and Gagnon are will increase by 30 for the UKI f Y I Loblaw about 210 tor of membership in fittmer research eastern A which Front de Liberation 1 JT Association of about 220 and Steinbergs about Groceterias says pricecutting is still going ifiliMillr The two weie among in Many prices liave gone aapgaisjiR who had a past the level they ere in October but the average food bill in Toronto is still PRICES UP Food prices indexes published by the Dominion being The phone is ringing constantly charge against them quashed earlier this cut reallife per cent below what it of Statistics since managers report a new charge was laid flgainst Valiieres G Were getting quite war began show other fellow is doing 4 LarueLan0lois a Renter nurseries the first thing few calls about price are ahead of ROCK 1 CBC broadcasting at play in the have to do is to feed creases but prices in some chain store 1 has been out on bail Northern Ireland build children because they are Brechin says cities have gone said prices now are I and hurl when they ers are starting to distrust they were in lira as they can be ana major chains now that the index based bodys gong to start other two labor leader Michel Chartrand a report FROM FACTORY are going 100 in 1961 any lower Robert Lemieux by the National Australia CONSUMERS It dioped to 122 1 The puce war has been for Prevention of Police and firemen There is more December but climbed fcctuig company which claimed 29 fainting uomen from tion among consumers to 123 9 in January reported a loss for last Octobers the age of four or gasfilled factory Monday in a than before this started in in the third of British envov children are suburb The gas they are beginning to distrust the chain Ottawa u was 127 2 in of its current fiscal 5 a fell to 125 7 in De period that ended 19 and the kidnapkilhng of Pierre Laporte then out the reallife dramas they see in the the from a chemical leak at a big hoisiery Police re When the price approached the contrasted with a no one was seriously started they said if they could do it at these prices at in and surpassed it at in for the same perico a vear earlier Claude in poor they must have been this quarter were up Roy and Francois traumatized in two waysFirstly they are affected a big profit Now that prices are the index was in which had OF A TIME Killer whale Hyak swims past aquarium curator Vince Penfold in preparation for and other shootings and tensions and seek DIETRICH up they are wondering how long it will Dominion Stores was first to enter the price war when it announced its in January and in In it was in in 125 1 in January and increase in reported a decline m profit to in the 24 weeks ended Jan 9 from in the same larger Oneton Hyak and Skana were moved with a large canvas sling and a crane and lifted into their 92 by 48 foot which holds gallons of pure sea Justice Francois Chevalier of Court of Queens Bench said he doubted the three would return to court if granted Secondly they are experiencing the daily grind of real The report says that CLINIC Certified Dentol Mechanic Metropolitcm 3284095 discount apparently previous The Steinbergs report operations of its You can Mart department Loblaw Companies reported this month it had a in net earnings for new mail weeks to although sales were up INCOME income was OTTAWA CP A promotional with writing letters to government deparments or friends to cost some hundreds of thousands of dollars will be implemented to same period a year The Loblaw report also included ether Ottawa will be able to people to use the recent figures with a new postal code Cote for A and April But since the machines required to read the new is hoped that by the time the machines are Canadians will be in the habit four of HM big chains say they are not losing A survey by graduate HARRY wont be installed for about tneir loiai of the University of months thats all it will At a news conference JeanPierre minister new system is expected to be between and 580 BETTER THAN ZIP CODE Cote said the new business school said that in December Dominion retained a 47percent increase in customers it gained when sponsible for the post speed the work of discount in said the new system for addressing letters will be in effect by when machinery will be installed in 15 major post sending Canada s estimated 5 billion yearly pieces of He described the code which covered families in the Toronto said Steinbergs Miracle Food Mart which OF across the on a combination of 27 per cent of their But Canadians will be given and encouraged to use their code numbers over the next and three letters from the as superior to the allnumber zip code used in the United States and an improvement over a similar coding in began to regain them in It said Loblaws stayed even in November but lost ground in The ECOLOGY 7 in Its biggest asset is that the combination of letters and figures allow machines to did not include A and P stopped in Ed director of public relations for in for individual said the stores houses with is actually calling WINNIPEG CP Seven candidates are in the running for two April 5 provincial 50 and for homes in a single city Neither the American nor the British system can do efficiency and productiveness and this is the status we have HIT FALL SUMMER elections which will have a Cote said the life span president cial effect on the minority new system is expected and said that despite tion of Manitobas NDP about 30 By the entry into the he there and a labor Nominations closed with a straight three party fight be machines that can read addi esses and thus now ahead of our customer count of last Harry Strom has announced that the a rural constituency in western An need for code But the system is very close to what it was at the end of is establishing the Corps due to concern pendent joined the race in a riding in to last much longer if it is vicepresident of said in problems and for providing summer Winnipeg Fred Werbiski is the present system of postal zones will be dropped as company has never been in the price war because to students of and candidate seeking to hold codes are its discount left vacant by the years ago but I pointment of former Cote emphasized that maintained our leader Gil Molgat to the His opponents are employees will Inse their jobs as the new system well Weinstein said Corps will provide worthwhile summer vative John Boerchers and Pete Adam of the But feuer people may tie hired after the machines con inning to maintain volume but profits are postsecondary and jobs will also be Optician Jim Walding is trying again for the NDP in People using the codes to be Who are the losers in other Government where he lost to Conservative Hardy in the to have about 24 hours cut off the time letters battle The University of interested in working to help themselves and general election by only 23 Hardy has since to the time they are said that small chains and independent summer should write the machinery used to lost heavily in School board chairman the code is to be and continue to show Kennedy is running for the in Quebec picture in erals in Vital fthile the servative standard bearer Weinstein architect Kenneth Independent Samuel Boardman rounts out the Ont Victoria and victims are the smaller independents The smaller Ecology Legislative getting killed while Its Art dealer faces the government has not taken steps to protect the small merchants PROVINCE EDMONTON CP An Ed1 designed to portray monton art dealer to than physical suggested the govern mmf m in comt on April 16 on said in notes regulate store hours Harrv of keeping obscene at the smaller stores could that were laid following the have been fascinated advantage in this area ure of five drawings by time with the fine said they should be ity detectives ance between the erotic to sell The drawings wnr seized spiritual In thisclassic general from the Studio dOr Gallery I finally of the Canadian downtown Edmonton and visual imagery of Retail ager Martin Cnrmcliy was to create a smaller supermarkets a against Uie nnf too bad The biblical the not too good profitwise tations superimposed on the series will be said that when the ings of wore those as an attempt to bogrin bis Roger Silvester of union by use of out to the University of picture and what was going to The consisting more than a ft was inevitable 13 silk screen pictures and entitled Tho Sons of of physical were unreasonably ;