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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE IETH8RIDGE HEPAlD Tuesday, May 16, 1971 Hunger is most lethal bomb, United Nations food expert says ll> .JDK MA Hl'raUl Suit Writer BANFF There are bombs "potentially more lethal than lho.se sumg off in Vicl Charles Weitz, Food And Agri- people oi Ihc "have" nations control CO per cent of the world's resources. Added to is f.lcl poor t'Olinlries, too, the rich are doing very well indeed but the poor are barely holding Iheir poor. culture organization liaison of- j owll 01- arc poorer." (icer of the United Nations said I sahl w -Monday. i double.- the year ''WO to Addressing the annual meet. scvcn ing of the Canadian .Save I he d f lhcre j Cliildren Fund. Mr. Weilz quot- elusive evidence of falling rale'' each other that Ihe Burmese in birth control. were so confused they did not Air. called on volunlary know who they should ask help such as CANSAVE lo from. coordinate Iheir cffi.-rl.-. -Ihc' Mr. Weilz said in the (level- closer the contacts, Ihe ninro oping world, cliildrcn under the we can jointly i d c n I i f y age of five, due to malnutrition goals and harmonize Ihe use of and the deprivation of other cs- availalile re-sources." he said. sentials, account (or sixty per lie cited an example that in cent of Ihc deaths, compared j Ilurnia, there were so many with the Canadian rate of 5.5 agencies competing against' per cent. ed 11 Thanl, former U.K. sec- retary-general as saying three years ago: "The members of Ihe Uniled I Nations have perhaps 10 years lelt ill which lo subordinate their ancient quarrels and launch, a global partnership lol curb Lhe arms race, to improve Ihe human environment, to dii-1 fuse Lhe population explosion j Undernourishment leads to mental retardation in child BANFF Have you seen use te popuaon exposon i mm, ..m. and to supply Ihe required mo- 1 child who, due to severe rctar- film about Ihe treatment or mi- mcntum to development rlation caused hy malnutrition. children in Nai- torts." I eaLs his own fingers? Calgary has, and lie showed a Children Fund's annual meet "Mr. Weitv. said M per cent of j Dr. A. II. Finley. professor oi Ihe world's population the I pediatrics al Ihe University of] lending lo delegates at- Canadian Save the 130 attending conference BANFF The Canadian Save the Children Fund's an- nual meeting and seminar got under way at (lie Banff School of Fine Arts with 130 delegates from throughout Canada at- tending. Alberta representations cluded delegations from Ed- monlon. Calgary, Banff and Medicine H a t. Mrs. Hugh Arnold, president of the Lelh- bridge commiltee, could not at- tend due to another commit- ment Theme for the seminar is Prospective On International Development. Part of the seminar, dealing with the local community, in- cluded Dr. Frank Morley, for- 100 Copies S3.30 plus fox Install Print Cop; Div. mer editorial page editor of the {where. the Canadian Council for In- ternational Co-operation; Jean- na Baty of the YMCA: and Pat Mooney, and Juanita Poolc of t h e "Development Education Animation Program. DEAP is a new project of Ihe CCIC. Initiated last Decem- ber. DEAP personnel work with various agencies in Ihe area of foreign aid by citizens' groups. Mr. Archer said the voluntary agencies may not, in his opin- ion, exist as they are today by the end of this decade. There will be more issues than com- munity-oriented, he said. Miss Poole said the schools and the media have Ihe re- sponsibility of getting the mes- sage across to students and cit- izens that "inequalities do exist in this world." Mr. Mooney said when now- one Canadian consumes Ihe re- sources of 50 East Indians, by the end of this decade he may consume the resources of 100 Indians. Miss Baty said agencies, whether community oriented j or overseas oriented, have to 7269 Third Aye. i Lelhbridge I make a commitment some- IjCthbridgc Herald, as moderal-1 spread Loo Ibin." she .said. "Lo- ir. The panelists were Angus Archer, executive director of IETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LIMITED POST OFFICE BOX 938 IE1HBRIDGE, AlBERTA towel tevel Sevenlh Street Shapping Mall PHONE (403) 328-7411 PRESIDENT STAN WORBOYS Squeaky Chair? We Repair! Lethbridge Office Furniture Limited ing and seminar. "Malnutrition has led lo per- manent retardation among chil- dren of many poor said Dr. Fred Bentley, profes- sor of soil science at the Uni- versity of Alberta. and Dr. Bentley were two of the panelists at the second part of the seminar. Perspeclive on International Their work cannot he I Development, Monday. The other panelists were Marc Baudouin, vice-president of the Canadian Inlernational Development Agency, and Yvonne Ilin, CANSAVE spon- sorship field consultant and de- cal slum is as important as sending aid overseas." A comment from the floor was lhat I here is general apathy in Uie community. An opposite point, ot view express- ed from Uie [loor was that ex- isting agencies have failed (o solve Ihc prnlilem. Mr. Archer said he read a book. Limits of Growth, which slated lhat (he world cannot continue the pace oi growth as it has in the past duo to the population explosion and Ihc rapid use of non-renewable re- sources. Mr, Mooiiey suggested that politicians should be forced to be involved in community work, "especially sit. election time.'1 Someone from the floor commented that Canadians are not willing lo make sacrifices in their standard of Hvinn, in order lo narrow I lie gap in re- sources distribution. velopment officer. Dr. Robert Briggs. child psy- chiatrist wilh Queen's Univer- sity in Kingston, Ont. was mod- erator. Nairobi, a sick child never Dr. Finley said. "In fact, the first time he smiles, he is sent home so the bed is available for other sick children." Mr. Baudouin said a prime question in Uie assistance lo the developing nations is the deter- mination of priorilies. He sug- gested lhat it would be belter to leach a man to fish, rather (han giving him fish when he is hungry. Miss Ilin said helping the poor children to opportunities oi an education is as important as feeding and clothing them. Understanding is important for United States, China BANFF There is nothing ''N'oither Ihc Chinese nor the more important lo world puace i Russians want to get involved J than an understanding between j in the war with the Ameri- Ihc United States and Ihe Peo- ples' Republic of China, Dr. i Chester Honninp saitl Monday. Speaking to the closing scs3 said Dr. Ronning, who recently received an honorary doctorate from the University of Lethbridge. Speaking to the closing ses- j "But Peking and Moscow sinn of the annual meeting of i want lo prevent an American the Canadian Save tlie Children victory in Vietnam." Fund, the former charge d'af-; Dr. Ronning, of Camrose, faircs to China, commenting on said U.S. President Nixon look the Viet, Nam war. said the U.S. I a courageous step In going to I mining of Haiphong, "indi- Peking and reversing U.S. cales American failure In Viet- j namization." He said China is today and will continue to be a great pow- er. exercising influence propor- I lionale lo her weight. 9IMENS10N 2x4 Economy 8 Ft. Lengths EACH 39' 2x12 Utility 8 ft lo 20 ft. LIN. FT. KILN DRIED SPRUCE BOARDS 1x4-6 ft. Lengths 1x4-8 ft. Lengths. EACH EACH 29' 1x6-6 It. Lengths. I 1x6-8 ft. Lengths. EACH EACH WEATHERPLY PLYWOOD Ply Good M One Side Per Sheel 4 FT. x 8 FT. SHEETS Grade Spruce Sheathing Per Sheel LIMITED QUANTITIES UUG 5 Grado Spruce Sheathing Per Shoot ADVANCE LUMBE! CHARGEX CO. LTD. CIIARGUX 2nd Ave. and 13th St. S. Phone 328-3301 "Your Pioneer Lumber Dealer Since 1925" .g China policy to a more realistic one. Dr. Rotming disclosed Ihal in China policy. Otlawa permitted Canadian diplomats to make recommendations of their own, whereas the U.S. state depart- ment "expelled men who did not support Chiang Kai-shek." On China trade, Dr. Ronning said Canadians should not ex- pect China lo huy all the goods Canada can supply despite the fact lhat "ivc are ahead of the people in the Uniled Stales in the understanding of China." He reminded Ihe audience i that although Peking has re- placed Taipei at the United i "Ihe UX declared C h i n a as the aggressor in Korea and that resolution still 1 stands." Seven New Zealanders in town Seven New Zealand men of various occupations are in the city under Ihc Group Slucly Ex- change committee of Ihe Rol- I ary Clubs nf Canada and New 2p.il.ind. Di. W. G. O'Oonncll; Rnss T. Calkin, management acfonnt- anl; Rarry n. Cole, retail gro- cer: Michael 7J. Gross, cifnis nurseryman and i Hichanl W. Hughes, barrister and solicilor: Gary N. Praltley, tov.n planner and Moti C. Tlai, court officer, arrived in I.elh- bridge May 11 and will leavn Friday for Medicine Hal. Their is part nn eighl- KYvk tour of Canada. The group spent Monday vis iling various schools and local farms, and the remainder of Ihe week will find them at Ihc Me- Inlyrn Ilanrh, Ihe Illood re serve. Ihr- research Malio.l, lo- c.il indusl.rk's, in Cardslon, and in Rirl Maclcod slndying cat- i upcralions. Ill 1971, a urrmp of Albcrllin.i i toured New Zealand and j tralia under Ihc same program. Students display their colorful entry in Social Studies fair. Social Studies Fair successful Let hbridge students walked off with most of the awards in the second annual Social Stud- ies Projects Fair held at Wil- son Junior High Behoof. About 50 projects were en. tered in the competition which was sponsored by the South- west Alberta Regional Social Studies Council. Prizes were awarded in three divisions, encompassing s t u- denls from Grades 1-12. Following is a list of the win- ners Division One (Grades Sharla Peters, Lakeview Ele- mentary School, "A Nurse At Work." Jackie Lehouiilier and Carolyn Sales. Lakoview Ele- mentary School, "A Nurse At Work." Small Group: Leaders Dale Lind and Bryan Coates. Lake- view Elementary School. "In- dian Families As Neighbors." Large Group: Lillian An- drews' group, RL. Mary's School, "We Study Workers." A v i c e Anderson's group, Agues Davidson School, "Across The Kivcr And Into Tho Trees, Africa." Trent Peacock and Barry Ferguson. Lakeview Elemen- tary School, "We Visit Tho Dairy and The Dairy Farm." Division Two (Grades 4-6) Individual winners: Ken Haz, St. Joseph's School, "Twin Cities." Monica Bailey, Agnes Davidson School, "Ani- mals of Australia." Leo Cody, John Davidson School, "Coins of the World." Small Group: Darren Morag, Agnes Davidson School, "Al- herla." Marilyn Korlez, John Davidson School, "The Azlecs." D a g m e r Smid, Immanuel Christian School, "Canadian In- dian Tribes." Large Group: June Twitcher, John Davidson School, "Ancient Egypt." Janet Carey, St. Jo- seph's School, "Plains Indians Life Long Ago." Alice Helwig, St. Basil's Elementary School, "A Prairie Claim Shanty." Division Three (Grades 7-12) Individual winners1 Evelyn Wilzke, Winston Churchill High School, "Population." Bub Shewchuk, Hamilton Junior High School, "Think." Wayne. Getlman, Horace Allen High School, "Coal Mining." Small Groun: Terry Morris Wilson Junior High School, "Battle Topography." Wayne Koshler, Hamilton Junior High School, 'B.CMP." John Baker, St. Joseph's School, "Aircraft of World Wai- Two." Large Group: Grade II class, F. P. Walshe High School. 'Man and Superstition." David W o j t o w i c z, St. Catherine's Kchtol, "An Aztec City." Julie Hartley, Wilson Junior High School. "Xulu." societies are 'one of best today d By BERMCE HEnl.K ilcrald Staff Wilier "We have come across one of Ihe test ideas that has been around in the last 150 years hi North America." said Jcau Mohart, president of the Memo- rial Society Association of Can- ada, in explaining the work ol Ihe society at the annual By TtIC SWIIIART lleraltl Stall Writer A request for the dropping of the quota for rapesced hauled to domestic crushing plants has been denied by the Canadian wheat board. Western Canadian Seed Pro- cessors Ltd. of Lcthbridgc made this request, and in lieu of it. asked for an increase in the present quota to ensure ad- equate raw supplies. Both re- quests were denied. In a letter lo Ihc wheat board, WCSP stated that rape- seed moves directly inlo it's plant by Imck from Ihe farm. It doesn't use Ihc rail system which could tie up cars needed for the export of other grains. Also, the rapesecd doesn't oc- cupy any of the vital western export grain handling system, including elevators. Western Canadian contends that the quota system is not valid for domestic crushers. It is not needed to prolcct Ihe railway and elevaior systems, both of which are controlled by the wheat board. Boh Simmons, vice-president of WCSP in charge ol markcl- j ages, even though the cash re- j turn per acre is not, as foi1 Uic cereal said Mr. Simmons. Apparently the nuo'a system is putting some wrinkles into Lhe expansion of Western Can- adian's contracted acreages. "Being taken lo court or even a threat of hoinp taken to courl jis very distasteful lo said. "Rather (han face this j lem every year, they are swit- ching hack Lo wheat and barley." Since the contention of WCSP is that quotas restrict the amount of raw product neces sary for plant operation, offi- cial's feel rapcseed crushing plants arc being discriminated against. Memorial Society mcclir.g. During the business meeting Hazel Skaronski, prcsidc'nt of; the Lelhbridge Memorial So- ciety nnmed three new direc- i Lars In Lhe board: Mrs. J. H. j Kehough. Charles Morton and H. G. Peck. A report was given by tlar-: old Shaw, secretary, about his trip lo Toronto for n nnlinnnl meeting of the Memorial So-' ciely of Canada. He taid the meeting bad i sirescil Ihe for uniform-, iry in the society's Tugislra-! lions and transplants across j Canada. The president gave a brief i review of the history of the j LcLlibriclge. M e morial Society. She said it started in August! 1971 and was Formed by seven members, who the society jok-' ingly refers to as the "group! of seven." Us aim was to en- j courage people to have simple, -inexpensive funerals. Mrs. Skaronski, said she was a liltlo disappointed at the re- spon.se the society had boon getting from the community. The society's membership lias increased from seven to 77 in the past year. But she felt the j society vas getting no feed- back on important matters like transplants and body dona- tions. I Mrs. Moharl said it was ne- cessary to get the community! involved to keep forcing the j issue until people became in- i solved- It might also help, she; said, lo make1 Die local Mem- bers of Parliament aware of the prnVcMn. She sr.id the Lcthbridgc: Me- morial Eceiclv a young so- ciety was hming what she termed "firmviiip pains." Mrs. Mohart felt it was im- portant lor I 1) c members lo talk to other people about Iheir membership in the society. "I don't know why some people clam iii) when you try lo loll them about the society, maybe I hey think they're not going to die." AUomlanec at Hie meeting was small and Mrs. Mohart said she was not disappointed. "Numbers shouldn't influence your thinking about Ihe value of a good she said. She said maybe it was the spring evening that made ev- eryone foci ihcy couldn't bear the thought of sitting inside for ti meeting. Mrs. Mohart said tlic Memo- rial Society is making an im-' pact across Canada. The value of the- movement is making a change wherever it is felt. She felt some ptopli? lake ad- vantage of relatives of the dead them, instead of ex- plaining the facts of a simpla burial to them. Mrs. Moharl, who is also Ihe executive director of the morinl Society of B.C. has been travelling for six weeks across Canada. She felt if people met. her they would realize the Me- morial Society is "real, there and human.'1 ing. said the quota uhich has been placed on Ihe domestic i nipcsced market without a doubt, hampering .'iHcmpls lo expand a domestic market for Canadian rapcseed. During Uie years v[ I lit1 exempt policy for rapesecd. producers v.-crc encouraged lo grow Ihe oilseed crop but with the build-up of wheat and bar- ley .supplies, rnpcsced was placed vmdor rigul quoin. "Growers found that (hey were facing the possibility of having lo maintain carryovers in their bins, even though our plant v.antod their entire re, said. AViUi Ihc c not a, said Mr. Sim- mons, gone also was Ihc farm- er's advantage in growing a crop on uhich (hey could ship other grains. Without the quota, farmers could grow rapesccd on part of their land and yet iscll wheat or oilier crops off j Ihe land which had grown scofi. "Under these conditions Ihc quota on rapeseed is discour- aging 'he expansion of a dom- pslie mnvkft and, nl the same lime, encouraging Ihe expan- sion of. barley ,md wheat acre- For the Family LADIES' CHILDREN'S TEENER'S O MEN'S Large selection of GREEN'S SHOES ON SIXTH STREET ;