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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, MAY THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE NINE Price Ceilings StiD Under Fire OTTAWA, May gov- ernment's price stabilization policy came in for further cntlasm yester- day as the commons continued de- bate on Progressive Conservative and C.C.F. motions of want-of-con- fidence arising from price control administration. In the senate Senator Gusiave Lacasse (L. defesded the "Canada Day" bill and said those against the "measure seemed to be only "half-hearted" in their opposi- tion. Indicating thev did not knov "which leg to stand on." The comaaoas gave third reading to private members' bills incorpor- ating the Canadian Acceptance Company and making certain changes" hi the administrative set- up of the Rupert's Land Trading Company. In the stabilization debate. John Probe RcgJna) suggested Finance Minister Ilsley put the gov- ernment's price ceiling policy on a "scientific" basis by adjusting it m accordance tnrh the incomes of the various groups in the dominion. This could be done fay obtaining figures showing the income of these groups and then re-arranghig the price structure to give some increase to the group "obviously suffering, from economic deficiency." This would put the minister in a better position to stabilize the price policy. Hazen Argue (C.C.F, Wood criticized the govern- ment's action in authorizng a per cent in crease in price of farm imnlements and said the Progressive Conservative opposition had r.ot op- posed the price adjustment because they supporting "big business" all across Canada. ALBERTA PROTEST P D Shaw (S.C.. Red Deer) said neither the Progressive Conserva- tives nor the C.CJP. had oSered an Dismantling R.C.A.F. Station CALGARY, May (S buildings at the R.C-A-F. station at De Winton are novr being dismantl- ed for the provincial government and the material in, them be al- located to for house con- struction. About 40 men are on the fob. Soren Madsen of Edmon- ton, has the dismantling contract. TTie camp, recently purchased by the provincial government from War Assets Corporation, contains perhaps half a million square feet of plywood, plasterboard, -Bill be salvaged. There also be a considerable quantity of standard lumber. Only a negligible quantity of pJusnbicg fixtures fill be available. Wesson's View On Price Of Wheat LONDON, May Cable.) J. H. Wesson of Regina, president of the Canadian Co-operative Wheat Producers, said in a statement to- day that in with the British food and agriculture min- isters on a possible long-term wheat price agreement, it had been made :lear that the price un- der present conditions could not be less than the 91.55 nox paid for Jfo. 1 Canadian wheat. Mr. Wesson said that under a long-term agreement, fair maximum ind minimum prices for the protec- e to the government's price control policy- Agriculture performed "magnifi- cently" during the and the farmer agreed 10 accept lower prices as a contribution to the war effort. But today the farmer felt it was not fair that farm machuie com- panies coald protest and refuse to produce and then promptly receive an increase in retail prices. They regarded this as a. "kick in the pants." SLOANS GOOD FOR CHEST COLDS PAT IT ON! Teamwork Called "or By Alexander Dn Montreal Visit May ada's governor-general. Viscount Alexander, came Tuesday to Mont- al to receive, despite heavy raics. _ -R hole-hearted welcome from the >eople of Canada's largest city and n a luncheon address he called for i continuation in peacetime of the eamwork between ueoples which was so vital to the Allied cause dur- ing the war. KIs excellency told a meeting of the Canadian Club: 'As I see it the many varied and difficult problems which face us in the world today can only be solved jy teamwork. "Teamwork can win us the war and it can win us the peace, if we stick together as we did in the fighting cays." During the afternoon Viscount Alexander, with Lady Alexander toured the Canadian military hos- pital here and chatted with Cana- dian veterans who served overseas many of them having operated in Italv under his command. CUT DOWN ON TAKING LAXATIVES THIS WAY Hew Regular You Can Ba Every Moraine Try tailing Outer's PiUs this-ray: Start icith 8 and set a definite time every moraine. When you set tegular every rooming cat down to 2. After a few days, Ixy Then try taking Carter's cttry oOur dag. You even find you can keep regular -without laxative. are BO tuiy you cart cut down the 3 to fit the needs of yopr individual.Bysteiru, 'Without disappointment.' _ Carter'ahefp clean outycnrst tract not halfway, but thoroughly. mre doubly effective because made two vegetable herbs compounded prop- erly for thorough, easy action- Thousands can cut down on laxative dosing this Carter "way. Askf or Carter's Pills by name to get the genuine at any Start the Carter grad- uated dose method tonight, and jump out ot bed tomorrow rarin' to so. SUBSIDIES TIRGED FOR NURSING SCHOOLS tion of producers and could be determined in the Dfcht of pre- vailing economic circumstances, but he declined to say what the pos- sible anjj might be. It was understood producers favor an ym prices thai international agreement on wheat prices to which Australia, tha United States and Argentina would be parties as well as the importing countries. In re- turn for the assurance of a steady market over a period of years, pro- ducers probably would be willing to accept prices below those paid to- dav if such prices were in fine with prevailing economic conditions. Although Canadian wheat sells to the United Kingdom at a bushel and the open market price in the world is about a bushel more, it was understood previously that the Canadian wheat pools favor a long-term contract in which the price range might be from mini- mum to maximum Canadian proponents of the plan point out that it could not work effectively unless the other wheat-producing countries co-operated. Highlights In The Newsj Joe assistant manager of Lion Oils and vice-president of the Calgary Junior Chamber of Commerce during the past year. Teas elected presicent of the Junior Chamber folicnriEg a dinner meeting Monday evening. Some 500 delegates from the Unit- ed States and Canada will attend the 1946 convention of the tJaited Packinghouse Workers of America