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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta If You'w Thinking of Travelling Think of ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WEST END PHONE 328-3201 or 328.1104 The Lettibrtdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, November 6, 1971 PAGES 13 TO 28 ll'l a GREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVOFITI (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 326-8161 1705 M.M. Drivo Ph. 328-7751 New deal for dairy farmers Southern Alberta dairy fann- ers can look for some special relief with the announcement from the federal minister of ag- riculture that the government is reducing the amount of money it skims from farmers to cover the cost of selling surplus dairy products. Agriculture Minister Bud Ol- son said Wednesday the lower "holdback" from dairy farm- ers for exploring market pos- sibilities abroad will add New docks for Lethbridge? In Uie wake of Hie quake and wave resulting from the Amchitka blast, the newly- formed Lethbridge Harbor Commission released plans today for an elaborate system of docks to accommodate ocean-going vessels. Under the direction of chief commissioner Ken Seamon, the commission intends to quickly make Lethbridge the "biggest little port on the new West Coast." With the help of a federal incentives grant, the city will begin construction immediately on 15 quays be- tween the old Secondary Sew- age Treatment Plant, now under 30 feel of salt water, and the old six-mile coulee, now tabbed "Holger Fraud- sen's locker." In the meantime, ship- ping Minister Long John Gerla announced an agree- ment between the city and the off-shore Bland of Pincher Channel. The agreement pro- vides for the establishment of a new lighthouse there, on the site of the old Shell Plant. Unreliable sources said the new facility would be called "Sea Shc'J Lignt- house." The rapid changes were a little too much for assistant city manager Ray MacPher- son who was seen shuffling out of city hall mumbling "How high's the water, ma- The new deep-sea fishing li- cence department at city hall reports a brisk new business. Three generals to speak Three Canadian Forces gen- erals will be featured speakers at a dinner tonight at the Ken- yon Field armories. Major-General W. A. Howard, senior military advisor in Can- ada; Brigadier-General J. L. Summers, commander of the prairie area (Manitoba, Saskat- :LIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic SLACK DENTAL IAE Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. PHONE 327-2822 chewan and Alberta) and Bri- gadier-General C. J. A. Hamil- ton, commander of combat group one, will discuss the fu- ture of the militia in Leth- bridge. Tire dinner will be attended by Mayor Andy Anderson, rep- resentatives of the city council, chamber of commerce and the officers of the local militia. The generals are in Leth- bridge to confer on the future of the Lethbridge militia. The local unit has been cut to a standing strength of 60 officers and men from its 300-strong position three years ago. Cecil Oxenbury Dispensing Opticians Ltd. HAVE NOW MOVED TO Suite 101 Professional Bldg. PHONE 328-7121 4 Tjf.W-1 J. I A million to the dairy farmer dur- ing the 1971-72 financial year. The move, which affects milk shipped for manufacturing milk products and not for fluid milk, is being made because of im- proved markets for dairy prod- ucts both at home and abroad. The holdback was set at 26 nts a hundredweight for all April and May, 1971 deliveries and 20 cents a hundredweight for deliveries from June to present. The new rate would amount to 10 cents a hundredweight. The 10 cent levy is applied retroactively to last April 1, so farmers will get a 16 cent re- bate on their April and May deliveries and a 10 cent re- bate on those from June to the present. There are 44 producers in Southern Alberta who will be affected by the rebate. At the United Irrigation Dis- trict Co operative Ltd. cheese factory in Glenwood, 26 produ- cers will share, on a pro-rata basis, using the 16-cent and 10-cent rates. At the New Coaldale Cheese Factory Co-op Ltd., 1G produ- rers will share, pro-rated, 819 at the same rebate rates. Ned Davidson, manager of the Glenwood factory said this will mean much needed added income for the producers. Joe Slinko, manager of the Purity Dairy Co-op Ltd. plant in Lethbridge said there are only two producers affected by the rebate who ship to his plant. j Al Wiggins, manager of verwood Dairies, said the re- bate doesn't affect his plant be- cause it only handles fluid milk. He said the rebate would be given because of the improved outlook in the dairy products markets. The government sets tne re- bate rate after forecasting the market for the year, to ensure that it has enough money on hand in order to compete in foreign and domestic markets. If there is any money left in the fund, it is given back to the farmer. Mr. Wiggins said he looks for a smaller rebate rate for next year because of the improved market outlook. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 378-1176 MR. BUSINESSMAN Is your present illuminated sign lease running out? CONSIDER PURCHASING FROM DYSIGNS 326-lOth Street North AND SAVE UP TO 60% OF YOUR SIGN COSTS OVER A FIVE YEAR PERIOD We do ELECTRICAL PLASTIC SIGNS DECALS SIGN WRITING ART WORK AND DESIGNS BANNERS AND POSTERS DYSIGNS 326 10th St. North Phone 327-3510 Amchitka causes tight security LOCAL CELLIST WINS Perry Foster of Lerhbridge was the only cellist to win an award in the Western Board of Music 1971 classes. Perry was one of 10 young arlisls in the board's music recitals Friday evening at the Yates Memorial Centre. Awards were presented during the evening to each of the recital artists, by Dean Blair, chairman of the University of Lethbridge music department. By LAHIIV BENNETT Staff Writer Threats against American firms and their subsidiaries in Canada have been accepted locally with mixed feelings. The Shell Oil refinery near Pincher Creek will have extra security precautions in effect this weekend. Plant manager Glen Myers said he had been advised by RCMP that an Edmonton man had phoned a Vancouver newspaper Thursday and said if the Amchitka detonation was carried out, 50 American sub- sidiary companies in Canada would be blown up. "The extra security measures arc being taken to keep unau- thorized persons out of the plant said Mr. Myers. Officials of Gulf Oil Ltd. ot Canada, which operates a major gas plant at Pincher Creek, told The Herald they were aware of the blanket threat to American-owned com- panies, but they declined to say what, if anything, t.hev do- ing about it An official 'cst- ern Refinery ai Kevin, nlont., said extra security at his plant would be provided by off-duty personnel. "The news reports vre have heard probably blown out of proportion, but we are at- tempting to take extra mea- sures just in case." said A. H. "Doc" Morris, area refining manager for Great West Oil in Kevin, Chinook and Shelby. A Montana oil pipe-line firm official said his company is always concerned with security and no additional security would be used as a result of the threats on several Shelby Cutbank area plants. "All we know is what we have seen on the television, read in the papers and heard on the radio. are always concern- ed vritli possible sabotage and always have tight security on our said H. H. Beb- crly, Cutbnnk, Montana, plant manager for the Texas Pipe- line Company. Lelhoridpe and district bulk gasoline plants of American owned firms have announced no special security measures as a result of the threats. The manager of the Texaco Canada Ltd. bulk plant at Blair- more said he planned no addi- tional sefurity measures. Martin Balog said, "We have the police lo give us security, and if these tanks are blown up half of Blairmore will go with them." City police officially an- nounced patrols would be the same as usual, but a little more frequent in some areas. An RCMP official of the south- ern Alberta subdivision said was aware of no special mea- sures being taken by the force. The Pincher Creek detach- ment, near two large refber- ies, would make no comment about any special security plans in their area. They did say, ver. all of the affected Businesses had been advised of the threats by members of their force. Two-day Palmer cattle sale sells 820 head at The two-day Palmer Ranch cattle sale concluded Friday with a total sale of 820 head bringing Highlight of the sale at Hill Spring was a price paid by Derochie Brothers Ranch at Claresholm for a full-blood lira- damages No injuries and dam- age resulted when cars driven by Shawn Smith, 17, and Gordon Wilson, 19, both of Lethbridge collided on Highway 3 about -half mile west of the city shortly before 4 p.m. Friday. report one of the cars was attempting to make an il- I legal U-turn across the road median when struck by the other. An RCMP official advised a driver may make a U-tum anywhere on a highway as long a.s it is clear to do so but does nnt cress a median ousin July bull calf. That calf was consigned by the Three Walking Sticks Ranch of Card- ston. Friday, about 500 people turn- out to see a full-blood Cliar- olais bull bought by singer Bing Crosby, who was represented by Jack Morton of Warner, for Sisson's Holdings of Alex. Alta. paid for a year- ling Simmental heifer consigned I by Sam Hector of Calgary. A half-ammental long year- ling heifer with a three-quarter heifer calf at side and bred- back was sold to Bill Smith and Harold Watson of Mountainview for The sale was not as well at- tended as was expected, be- cause of the inclement weather. However, among the approxi- mately 800 people in attendance were buyers from Kentucky, Wyoming, California, Texas and Washington as well as Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Co- lumbia. 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