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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tariff i 'means beef price increase' TORONTO Thomas president of Do- minion Stores says an in- crease in the tariff on im- ported beef means prices will rise at least 12 cents a pound. The tariff increase was an- nounced Friday by the federal government. On dressed the increase will be to nine cents from three cents a pound and on live cattle the tariff will go to 4.5 cents from 1.5 cents a pound. great for the cattlemen but pretty poor for Mr. McCormick said in an interview. Cattlemen's claims that they would face bankruptcy unless curbs were imposed on im- ports were lot of sick and tired of the retail stores being the whipp- ing boys for he said. time the govern- ment faced up to its respon- sibilities and stopped passing the buck along to retailers. politicians are crying about soaring food prices and at the same time they're im- posing import tariffs which raise food Fred an assistant general manager of Canada Packers said higher stockyard prices could be ex- pected as a result of the tariff increase but it might not stop imports of U.S. cattle. About 40 per cent of the cat- tle slaughtered in Canada in recent weeks have been from the United States and the nor- mal proportion for this time of year is five per cent or he said. Marjorie president of the Ontario branch of the Consumers' Association of expressed the hope that there would not be too much effect on but it was also important that breeders meet their expenses. we don't think about it now we won't have the farmers to produce food after all. this is really our long-term Grain policy scored SWIFT CURRENT Farmer's have the respon- sibility to see that the Cana- Jian Wheat Board maintains lurisdiction over grain marketing. Walter vice president of the National Farmers says. During the past year the lederal government has begun removing marketing authority Irom the Canadian Wheat Board. Mr. Miller told an NFU meeting here. The only way farmers can L-ombat this is with greater knowledge of the economic lorces affecting he in- .licated. In view of the NFU has established a growth and development fund to finance increased research and more national conferences The fund's objective is million to be raised by 10 vear interest free loans of SI.000 from NFU Mr Miller adding that have been received to date. Uncle Ben threatens law suit EDMONTON The Journal says industrialist Ben Ginler -Vancouver has threatened to sue the Cana- dian Labor Congress and Labatt's Alberta Brewery Ltd.. charging restraint of trade on products from Mr. Ginter's strife ridden Red Deer brewery. The newspaper quotes Mr. Ginter as saying boycotts by the CLC. the Alberta Federa- tion of .Labor and the Calgary Labor Council against beer made at Tartan Breweries in Red Deer are discriminatory. Mr. Ginter was quoted as saying Labatt's allowed of- ficers of local 250 of the Inter- national Brewery Workers Union enough time to disrupt his brewery. The industrialist's outburst followed a threat by the teamsters' union to sue the Calgary Labor Council for its boycott against Uncle Ben's EXHIBIT ION PAVILION STOCK NO. 1123 1974 PINTO RUNABOUT 2300 transmission and many other extras. Over 85 Brand New 74's Now in Join in Dunlop Ford's 5 Day of Bargains during their all-out self- at the Exhibition New and On the Spot Financing Available at the Exhibition Pavilion During this 5 Day Ail-Out 1973 QALAXIE 500 4 DOOR SEDAN equipped and factory air conditioning. to Choose t miss this opportunity to Save hundred's of dollars on brand new 1973's and on LAS VEGAS -wm a Free trip tor two Demonstrators for 5 Days Onlyl Drop In and see us this week at the Exhibition save hundreds on the new or newer car of your choice with the purchase of any vehicle during Nov. you may win an exciting trip for two to Las Vegas. 10a.m. -10p.m. DAILY FORD EXHIBITION PAVILION 328-8744 328-7564 328-7377 ;