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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Thursday, March 39, 1973 B.C. sugar successful venture VANCOUVER (CP) The sugar that sweetens the daily menus of some two million Canadians in Western Canada originates on a 50-acre plot of land in the Fraser River delta south of Vancouver1. On the plot British Columbia Sugar Refinery Ltd. raises some pounds of sugar beet seed used to plant, under con- tract, more than acres of Alberta and Manitoba farm land. For Forrest Rogers, chairman of the board and recently re- tired president of B.C. Sugar, the seed plot and a long-ago tussle with Japanese pirates arc part of the romance of die Here are the ANSWERS for your NEWS QUIZ PART I: 1-North and South Viet Nam, Laos: 2-b; 3- False; PART II: 1-e; 2-c; 3-a; 4-d; 5-b PART 111: 1-c; 2-o; 3-e; 4-b'; 5-d PICTURE QUIZ: Liam Cosgrave. ompany's growth from a strug- ling beginning in 1891 to a iusiness grossing million i sales in 1972. Before the Second World Var, B.C. Sugar bought its beet ecd from Germany. "Forced o look elsewhere, we decided o raise our says Mr. Rogers, the youngest of four ons of the founder of the com- >any, B. T. Rogers, all of whom lave served as president. The family link remains itrong. Mr. Rogers has been as president by his ;randson, F. A. Cherniavsky. ALBERTA IDEAL SPOT B.C. Sugar provides the sugar used by Canadians from 'ancouver to the Lakehead, with a little less than half ori- ginating from company grown seed. Imported raw sugar is pro- TABER ICE CARNIVAL "A Day In Disneyland" Tabsr Community Centre Saturday, March 31st Two Performances p.m. OVER 140 PERFORMERS MAGNIFICENT COIOR DELIGHTFUL PROGRAM SUPER SKATERS Presented by TABED FIGURE SKATING CLUB cessed in the Vancouver plant, a million enterprise appro- priately located gn Rogers Street. The prairie sugar comes from Alberta refineries in Pic- ture Bulte and Tabet as well as Manitoba that use Canadian- grown beets. In recent years, B.C. Sugar has been a highly-successful venture employing 700 full-time workers, including 350 in Van- couver, and with hundreds more working part-time for up to 100 days during the prai- rie harvest season. Mr. Rogers said the growing of sugar beets is an industry particularly attuned to Leth- bridge, a major callla raising area, because one of the by- products, dry beet pulp, is an ideal food for cattle. Another byproduct, molasses, has ready sale. CLUB 67 SPRING DANCE SAT., MARCH 31st POLISH HAll 13th Street N. Music by Ihe fONGACRES Dancing 9 p.m. a.m. MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY. WEST COAST SEAFOODS TRUCKLOAD SALE cf FRESH FiSH AND SEAFOODS WILL BE HELD AT FORT WHOOP-UP SERVICE Thurs., March 29 and Fri., March 30 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. out TORONTO (CP) Canadian author Pierre Berton says he will abandon his daily, televi- sion talk show at the end of this season because "it was ;etting too easy." The non network talk show has been broadcast for the last 11 years on 22 stations. Mr. Berton said: "I don't like getting in ruts." Screen Gems, producers of the si low, said he will be re- placed by Fred Davis, another Canadian television personality. Mr. Berton, author of The Na- tional Dream, a series of books based on the building of the Ca- nadian Pacific Railway, said he will "continue with some form of TV in order to support my family and the books which I'm going to write." Mr. Davis haid there will be changes in the program's for- mat but did not give details. 3 5-hour pact signed EDMONTON (CP) A new two year contract agreement providing increased hourly pay and confirmation of the 35-hour work week for the electrical construction industry in Alber- ta was announced today. Between and work- ers were involved. Under the agreement, rati- fied by both union and manage- ment, the contract runs from April 1 this year to March 31, 1975, and increases pay for first-class journeyman elec- rician from the present SG.G5 an hour to April 1 and to Oct. I this year, and next 'ear to April 1 and to Oct. 1. welfare and pension >enefit plans also are provided under terms of Uie agreement, which establisliss a 35-hour work week consisting of five seven-hour work days Monday through Friday. In the expiring agreement, the men hart been on a 40-h our work week until last Nov. 1 when they went on a trial run of the 35-hour week. Joint announcement of the agreement was made by E. S. Sunley, chairman of the labor negotiating committee of the Electrical Contractors Associa- tion of Alberta, and his union counterpart, R. D. Lament, of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, both of Edmonton. The agreement is between the association and Calgary Lo- cal 254 and Edmonton Local 424 of the union, which em- brace all of the province. iTV HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT YOUR ACREAGE, FARM, SUMMER COTTAGE OR COUNTRY HOME! U1ER1 Now's the time to call AGT about phone service to your "place in the All new out-of-town phone lines are under- ground cable which must be buried before the winter season. So, we must plan well ahead to give you service this year. Don't delay! Call AGT Now about country telephone service! And tell them when you'll need it. CALL YOUR LOCAL AGT BUSINESS OFFICE IN LETHBRIDGE AT 328-5551 "ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES THURSDAY MOVIE DRAMA: "Island of the Blue p.m., Ch. 7. A children's adventure story ahout an Indian girl's life on an uninhabited island. VARIETY SPECIAL: Harlem Globetrotters, p.m., Ch. 9. Comedy, music and a slow-motion display of razzle- dazzle basketball handling. COMEDY: Little People, p.m., Ch. 13. A mischev- ious little boy who throws the doctor's office into chaos. MOVIE DRAMA: "The Spy Who Came In From 8 p.m., Ch. 13. A British intelligence agent assigned to eliminate a Communist responsible for thwarting their espionage. SPECIAL: ABC Theatre, 8 p.m., Ch. 11. Hal Holbrook stars in the gripping real-life drama of "Pueblo." MOVIE DRAMA: "Assault on the 9 p.m., Ch. 7. Foreign agents try to sabotage a nuclear sub on a top- secret mission. SPECIAL: Dicfenbakcr: The Homestead Years, p.m., Ch. 13. A sentimental journey with former Prime Min- ister John Diefenbaker. This program was postponed from an earlier date. MOVIE FANTASY: "7 Faces of Dr. 12 midnight. Ch. 7. An elderly Chinese gentleman who works potent magic in a desert frontier town. FRIDAY MOVIE DRAMA: "All The Young 1 p.m., Ch. IS. A Korean War story of racial integration in the Corps. RADIO and TV LISTINGS Programs are listed by Ihe Radio and Television Stations. Any variation in program schedule is due tt> last-minute changes by the stations and is not the res- ponsibility of The Lethbridge Herald. if CHEC Morley McGlll and Allan Bell Contemporary News; Doug Marvin Contemporary S per Is; Lea Dow Farm News; Music We Rer Sunday MONDAY Ihru FRIDAY News News Buryl Clark News Farm News Catlle Prices News Sports News Bob Heskelh Chedfne News Trading Post ;e member I oo Dow John Oliver Farm Newi News Sports Grain Call of the WHd John diver MEDICAL DEVICES FACE TEST I OTTAWA (CP) The federal health department has toW manufacturers of medical de- hearing aids to stir-! gical heart-lung soon will have to prove the safety and effectiveness of their products. Proposed regulation changes are contained in a letter mailed Tuesday to all manufacturers of such devices by Dr. A. B, Mor- rison, assistant deputy minister in charge of the health protec- tion branch. The department is proposing to put the devices into the same category as drugs and the onus of proof of safety and effective- ness would be on manufac- turers. Dr. Morrison said in an interview Wednesday. "If we have reason lo believe it's unsafe we can ask them, to prove It's safe." The Food and Drug Act al- ready prohibits sale of devices that may injure the health of the purchaser or user, he said. However, it is considered to be more in the consumer's interest to have the manufacturer fur- nish evidence that products are safe and effective. "It is estimated that there are on the Canadian market some to products which can be classified as de- Dr. Morrison said. These include such widely- varied and specialized products as kidney dialysis machines, cardiac pacemakers, incnibators for newborn babies, el ectric shock treatment machines, in- trauterine contraceptive de- vices, hearing aids, eyeglasses and contact lenses and widely advertised products such as weight-reducing equipment and clinical thermometers. CJOC if with Bill Skfilton, Pad Whirl, Bill Matheson; Sport Brent and" Don Maclean; Farm and Ranch Doug Card THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY 12-M Probe 1230 Jim Elliot NEWA, Wthr, Spflft at CBC News News and John Walker News, Wthr. Spcrl Request Line Phone Bill Show John Charles Joan, Waterlield- Jim Parsons Jim Elliot CHEC-FM 100.9 MONDAY thru FRIDAY 6 a.m.-12 rwon 6 Don McMaster 12 noon-6 p.m. Dell-0 Don, Hcdman 10 p.m.-l2 midnight SATURDAY noon Den McMaster 12 noon-S p.m. Don Hedman p.m.-l a.m. Dell-0 SUNDAYS Concerts, Overtures 6 a.m.-l p.m. and Encores Concerts, Overtures (Bob Concie) and Encores Prices Jaclc Thya John Walktr Probe 1220 (Bob Concie) 1-2 p.m. The Gasthaut Hour (German program) 2-4 p.m. Don Hcdman 6 p.m.-12 midnight Concerts, Overtures and Encores (Bou CorKle) THURSDAY NIGHT Home Run BBC News News World At SIX As It Happens Muslcscope CBFt if Radio 1010 Calgary Prairie Chamber Music CBC Winnipeg Orchestra The inner Ear FRIDAY ___ __ _ Eve Opener Wthr, Sporli World at Eight From the Capitals Eye Opener Five Nights a Week This Country Radio Noon Slocfcmarkst SchtXJlS Max Ferguson Bob Kerr BBC [Jews Home Run BDC News News World at Six The Lethbridge Herald CHINOOK Saturates The Southern Alberta Market! Reaching over Lethbridge and district readers bi-monthly. Got something you want to tell? Chinook will be out April 2nd. CALL 328-4411 FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ADVERTISING! Protective legislation studied EDMONTON (CP) Means to safeguard down payments made by Alberlans to house builders are being studied by the provincial government, At- torney General Merv Leitch told the legislature. Mr. Lcitch, replying to Social I Credit house leader Jim Mm-1 derson, declined to say when the government might be pre- pared to introduce protective legislation but was studying li- cencing, the bonding of compa- nies and a private members's bill. Lcs Young (PC Edmonton- Jasper in a private member's bill proposes lliat clown payments on certain goods, such as prefabricated homes, be held in trust until the goods are delivered. Mr. Henderson s aid Al Ixsr- tans have lost between 000 and million to house builders who have gone bank- rupt. Sesame Street Pink Panlher Luncheon Ed Allen Lels Make Dec] Truth or Consequence) Klara's Korner Take 30 Edge of Night Family Court Drop In Hollywood Squares CJOC-TV Channel 7 (Cablevision Ch. 6) THURSDAY N1GHT of Dr. Lao Hollywood Squares FRIDAY CJOC Hews Super Heroes Movie: Island o! Plnocetilo Ihe Blue Oslphlni of Oz carol Burnell News and Farm Movie: Msaulf on Facts the Wayne Audubon Maude Joan News Mr. Dressup CJOC Newt Alberta Schools Crossfire Friendly Giant Movler Seven Chez Helone CFCN-TV Lethbridge Channel T3 (Cablevision Ch. 4) THURSDAY NIGHT Pierre Berton Anything You Merv Griffin Beat fha Clock FRIDAY Buckshot 5-30 Paul Lynda Shaw Thought for Day FUnlstones News University of Afr Movie: Kreskln Romper Room All the Young Men Geofge Canada A.M. Somerset The Lillle People 8r30 Kareen's Yoga Another World Movie: The Spy community What's the Good Wtio In from Calendar Word? the Cold Fashions In. Sewing Anything You George Klrby Parlons Frjncafs Can Do Diefenbaker: Trie Trouble with Tracy Star Trek Homestead Years Eye Bel Doris Day News Ule Sryfe News KRTV Grear Falls Channel 3 {CabTevtfon Ch. 9} THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY News News