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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta If You're Tliinlting of 1 ravelling Thir.lc of ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WEST END PHONE 328-3201 or 328-8104 The LctWmdgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, November 4, 1971 PAGES 17 TO 32 ll's a GREAT DAY lo SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. 5. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-77S1 Amchitka protest takes local hold More than 250 demonstrators gathered near the Gait Gardens cenotaph to protest the Amchitka blast Want to buy a elevator? By RIC SW1HART Staff Writer The federal government elevator on the eastern outskirts of Lethbridge is for sale or lease. The Winnipeg-centred Cana- dian Grain Commission, which controls five interior terminal elevators in Alberta and Sas- katchewan has served public notice that it invites proposals for the purchase or lease of the Lethbridge terminal elevator. Victor Martens, secretary and director of administration for the commission, said in a telephone interview with The Herald that the reason for the sale is strictly a matter of eco- nomics. "The elevator in Lethbridgc has been operating on a deficit basis for more years than on a profit he said. "The Canadian wheat board has used other terminal eleva- tors with a higher capacity in areas where there might be arger portions of tough grain." The elevator has complete WINDOWS STORM WINDOWS CARPETS FLOORS WALLS CEILINGS UPHOLSTERY JANITOR SERVICES Commercial and Domestic BONDED INSURED QUALITY WORKMANSHIP WE'RE PROUD OF OUR REPUTATION SERVICES PHONE 327-1272 seed cleaning and drying facili- ties which are not used very much in this area. He said the Lethbridge eleva- tor, built in 1931, is not suffi- ciently large in capacity and is not suitable for the quick move- ment of large volumes of grain to the Pacific Coast. "Another real reason for the sale or lease is that the Cana- dian Grain Commission is a government agency under the jurisdiction of the Canada Grain he said. "As such, the commission can't purchase grain directly from the producer. "The commission has to wait for the wheat board to order grain into the elevators on a car lot basis." He said the cost of using Lcthbridge as a storage ter- minal for grain to be shipped to Vancouver is 10 cents per bushel more than if the grain goes directly to the coast. i However, the Lethbridge ele- i valor is small enough and in a good enough area for the fa- cility to be used as a large country elevator. "We are anxious for the ele- SCLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 in this capac-( "For this reason, preference j ,iona] lmlndary line bctw, incept of using j will be given to parties prc- c.mada ,nri (h'e u.s valor to be used ity, to lest (he coi _ larger country ho pared to operate the elevator as By CAUWELI, Starr Writer A decision to block the Can- ada United States border Liossing at Colitis was the off- shoot of a protest demonstra- tion in Lethbridge Wednesday dijiinsl the scheduled U.S. nu- test blast in the Aleu- tian Islands. An estimated 230 people gath- ered in the wind swept Gait Gardens during the noon hour to express their opposition to the five megaton bomb ex- plosion. I he blast has been set for 8 p.m. MST Saturday. Tony Dimnik, internal vice- pi (.sidcnt of the University of Lnihbridgo student's society, told the crowd, "There is noth- ing we can do to stop the blast but we must do all we can to make sure such blasts do not take place in the future." A proposal to hire buses and travel to the Coults S'weet- grass border crossing was greet cd with shouts of enthusiastic support from a large portion ol the crowd. Several high schoo students indicated they would attempt to organize students in their respective schools in time for the GO mile Irip to Coutts One 82 year old demonstra- tor promised he would be on the protest bus. 'I'm I don't want that bomb set he said. Initial indications were that approximately 60 people would the trip to Coutts to take I part in the protest. i "We plan to block the bor- der if we said Mr. Dim- nik. "If not we will parade back and forlii along the intema- several in Ihc pre teen group and a large number cl older adults were also gatliercd around UK cenotaph. Several adults expressed strong opposition to the pro-losed blast. One woman shouted, "Nixon ias no right to play Russian roulette with human lives." Another accused the U.S. of inrt tn fricllltfn tllo which they'll make later if our (cars arc realized, won't make me feel any better either In the West Kootenay region of southern British Columbia, senior secondary students began a 15-mile walk through rnin and snow from Slocan lo Nelson citv hall, but only about 25 finished the march. They attempting to frighten the rest Nelson students of Lhc world into regarding it j ,.any by as the top world power. Mayor Louis Jlaplio. "They will keep setting off: A't Creslun, B.C.. about 200 these bombs, and Ihn homhs school students walked ill become more powerful un-1 0[ ciasses just before noon til finally, they wipe out the ror a mal-ch and rally after world with their drive for pow- j principal Art Fletcher re- j jirranged classes to allow the Paul Lewis, a U of L faculty r-now kepi most member, said he could not take j 0{ lne school's wi students in- comfort in Amsrican assur- j dooj-g, ances that "scientists tell us there is little likelihood of and that "there is only a small possibility of ecological or environmental pol- lution." And, "Their statement that 'We sincerely regret the riis- said. a licensed primary elevatur un- "If used in this manner, the dcr the provisions of the Can- elevator would be a primary ada Grain Act." facility and the grain could be j Interest of varying degrees handled on a truck lot basis, with grain tickets issued a with other country elevators. has been expressed by the ma-1 jor grain handling firms in j i southern Alberta. He conceded that the demon- stration will have little imme- diate effect, "but at least peo- ple are becoming aware and concerned, and this is a success in itself." While most people in the i crowd were high school and university students, there were Labor? business get along Many industrialists when a union negotiates a new employee wage rates are ne- gotiated by labor unions charge that organized labor shows lit- tle empathy towards the busi- nessman. However. Lethbridge union representatives business- men do on occasion concur. Wages in the Lethbridee area, including those gain- ed through collective bargain- contract agreement with a smaller, privately-owned indus- try compared with the large corporate competitor. This type of bargaining offers tli3 "little giiy" a small but useful method in compet- ing w i t h larger industrial or- ganizations. According lo local labor lead- ing, are slightly lower than in i crs t h e s e principles arc gen- other more industrially ad- orally practiced throughout the vanced areas of the nation. country. Two factors are considered j by unions established in this LONG HISTORY AFRICAN AMARYLLIS BULBS Plant now for Exotic Indoor Beautyl EACH FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322 6th Street South Phone 327-5747 rAMVcr.attd Stritch eomprtltori SUPERMATIC 3e 'thoh-jnir torn- ptiltoni1 1971 jnoiteU. fclXA SUPER- fAVI: MATIC li rotcd th. C South Phw. JjMlWer 127-Mlf area. They are differential ne- gotiations conducted usins; a nation-wide contract "cw foff, ment pattern but with ceJsid- bcSan erations for economic conrli- Ths Lellibridge Community College lias been in operation off Scenic deration in 1557 at the Loth- lETHBniDCE-AlTA "ftirr STUDIO DM FIPTH PICTURE rf ARTISTS' 5 AVE COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 507 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 32S-7SS3 j tions. as well as geography and bridge Collegiate Institute, others upon which wages are bargained for. The other factor is a usual- Iv built-in lesser wage clause Formats make the gala scene! For the upcoming Armistice Ball or any late foil occasions I to whirl away Ihc evening the mood is excitement the gowns are glamorous from our collection. Fabulous fabrics glittery accents everything foi oola When thr invitation soys "Block Tic" this is the way to look. OPEN TCNITE AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. PRIMROSE SHOP 313 6th SI. S. Phono 327-2244 Cecil Oxenbury Dispensing Opticians Ltd. HAVE NOW MOVED TO Suite 101 Professional Bidg. PHONE 328-7121 ONE ONIY LEFT SALE! AQUAStfOS TROPICAL FISH and SUPPLIES nd We have all kinds of exolic fish supplies for your aquarium needs. 50 varieties of fish lo choose from 60 tanks to choose from All kinds of plants Open Thurs. and Fri. till 9 p.m. 524A 6th SI. S. Phone 328-3121 POLAROID AUTOMATIC 340 LAND CAMERA 94.95 Reg. 119.95. ONE ONLY LEFT SALE 0 POLAROID AUTOMATIC 350 LAND CAMERA Reg. 174.95. CA OC ONE ONLY LEFT SALE.................. Jt.7 J POLAROID AUTOMATIC 230 LAND CAMERA ............89.95 Reg. 119.95. ONE ONLY LEFT SALE "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" McCREADY-BAINES___________ PHARMACY LTD. CHARGKX 614 3rd Avo. S. Phonn 327-3555 Experience Something Different Friday and Saturday Evenings and d at Ericksen's THIS WEEK FEATURING Charades'' WESTWINDS DINING ROOM 8 to 12 p.m. NO COVER CHARGE Phono 328-7756 for Reservations It's SNO' TIME To Get Caught Without Uniroyal Snow Tires See Kirk's now and be ready for the next snow fall! There's no better value in town than Kirk's own brand SNOW PLOW RETREADED TIRES Completely Guaran- teed They carry the same guarantee as brand new tires. Now available at special low prices, example: Size 6.50x13. With trade, only 14 .95 AVAILABLE IN ALL SIZES! FOR THE FINEST SERVICING TO PREPARE YOUR CAR FOR WINTER SEE US FOR BRAKES BALANCE SHOCKS ALIGNMENT All work performed by experts because we know and appreciate the importance of safety! Your UNIROYAL Dealer KIRK'S EH TIRE SALES LTD. UNROYAL LETHBRIDGE 1621 3rd Avc. S. Phono 327-5985 or 327-4705 TABER 6201 50th Avc. Phone 223-3441 FERNIE B.C. Phono 423-7746 ;