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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Nova Scotia retain spud trophy EDMONTON British Columbia and Nova Scotia retained the Royal Winter Fair potato cham- pionships they won in 1972. John Pendray of Victoria won the table stock class with his netted gems and Wallace Moir of Nova Scotia was awarded the seed potato championship. Both of these events were dominated by Alberta ex- hibitors during the mid and late 60's. This year Peter Prins of Lacombe placed second in the seed potato class for netted gems and second in the table stock class for the netted gem. K. Matoba of Rosemary has a fifth in the table stock class while A. A. Jurke of Winter- bum placed eighth in the same class. Judging of the draught horses began on Thursday. Jomo McKeehan of Indiana showed '.he champion Belgian gelding and W. Hewson of won the same award for- the Clydesdales. The Percheron was Clarke Trent of Ontario. The only Alberta entry to alace was the Gordeyko Brothers of who had a Fourth in the four year or older gelding or grade mare class. Royal officials caused quite a stir when they disqualified the aanounced world aedigreed grain Serald Galbraith of rhamesville. Ont. It seems VIr. Galbraith had hand pick- his winning sample rather han have a federal govern- nent seed inspector collect a random sample. Henry Martynse of Kan- was named the new world champion with an entry of foundation Neepawa wheat. J. H. Tolton of Bran- was awarded the reserve pedigreed champion. Packing plant halts REGINA Burns Foods Ltd. announced Friday that it has cancelled all plans to build a new meat packing plant in the city. The company is also closing the present Regina plant on Feb. 1974. J. 0. Burns vice- said in a telephone interview from Calgary that construction costs have increased by more than million to and interest rates have doubled since plans for the plant were announced two years ago. A decline in the production of hogs in Saskatchewan was another factor in the decision to cancel he said. Operations at the present Burns plant in Regina are be- ing moved to Prince Albert. The existing factory has been condemned by the federal department of Mr. Nielson said. There are 140 people employed in the Regina plant and Burns says it will try to relocate most of them at other company plants. It will retain a small sales force and freezer plant in Regina. Waste thermal heat can culture fish Remembrance Day Holiday Our business offices will be closed November for the pay- ment of bills and regular busi- ness to allow our staff to observe the Remembrance Day holiday. A 24 hour emergency serive will be maintained. EDMONTON Heat wasted by thermal electric plants could be used to produce millions of pounds of fish at a tremendous saving to electricity two ad- vocates of fish culture report. Dennis Harrison and Bob who have produced a manual on fish farming for the Alberta agriculture say electric plants should sell their waste heat to commercial fish farmers rather than spend millions on thermal pollution control. They say the key ingredient lacking in Alberta for year- round fish farming operations is .something that the thermal electric plants waste in vast quantities because of the low efficiency in converting coal to electricity. Calgary Power Ltd. for ex- now in the .midst of a thermal pollution program at Lake Wabamun west of by 1978 For Lease Office space In modern new addition to Professional Lethbridge mJ companv LimireD 7000 sq. ft. per'floor Air 2 PAHULJE CONSTRUCTION LTD. PHONE 327-6747 the ill he produce the more he gets paid HE'S an export salesman for Canadian agricultural products like rapeseed. rye and flax. He has who know him and have demonstrated their preference for doing business with him. you your ballot in the rtpwMil we suggest you give nutter plenty of thought Mtr you surrender freedom of you never get tt back. He has helped to make rapeseed a significant crop by competing effectively in a difficult world market where there are many substitute sources and substitute products. Some days he might choose between spending his time at the shops along the Ginza or at selling your grain. Aren't you glad he works on will be releasing enough heat in its cooling water to heat nearly modern homes. Heated water from the Calgary Power plants could be mixed with cool lakewater and cycled through a series of off-shore fish rearing they say. It could help produce nearly six million pounds of Coarse fish for use in animal feeds. The Alberta Power Ltd. plant near Grande Cache in the foothills could produce 1.5 to 2 million pounds of while their other plant near east of Edmon- could help yield one to two million pounds. The proposed coke-fired plant to Duilt by Alberta Power and Syncrude Canada Ltd. near Fort McMurray in northeastern Alberta could produce another two million pounds. Theories of the men will be tested in a study com- missioned by the agriculture department on the feasibility of linking power plants and fish culture operations. While the concept is new partnerships of ther- mal electric plants and fish culture operations in the United States are becoming they say. Everything from oysters to catfish is be- ing produced. Romanian tractor plant halts REGINA The long awaited Romanian tractor assembly plant for Saskatchewan now is a dead at least as far as provin- cial government involvement in the project is In- dustry Minister Kim Thorson announced Friday. He said the government and the Romanian government tractor interest have.been un- able to reach a final agreement. a result.-there was no but to free the Romanians to find some other commercial he said. Spreading Cars assembled at the plant of Toyota Motor Sales Co. Ltd. in Japan. There is solid evidence that Japanese auto com- panies intend to spread manufacturing around the world. Ontario refinery in jeopardy TORONTO Plans to build a refinery in Ontario may be in jeopardy because of conflicts between the federal and provincial John president of Texaco Canada Ltd. of says. In a Mr. Mingay attacked the federal govern- ment's proposed tax increase on oil exports to the United States as being unwise and un- necessary. a time of short world supply it is completely un- realistic for the federal government to expect the oil which supply most of Eastern Canada's crude oil continue giving preference to Eastern Canada if those com- panies are forced to pay a punitive tax of the Canadian crude oil they export into the West Coast and Mid- He said the tax was by the government of revenue that rightfully belongs to the oil companies who took the necessary risks in finding and developing the oil. Tinkering with the economics of supply and de- mand is courting disaster. KEITH CONSULTING ENGINEERS APPOINTMENT Runciman re-elected EDMONTON A. M. Runciman of Winnipeg was re-elected president of the United Grain Growers by the 12-man board of directors Fri- day at the conclusion of their annual meeting. Mr. Runciman has been president of the elevator co- operative since 1961. Allan Smith of Red Deer was elected first vice- and C. S. of and D. L. Trapp of were elected as second vice-presidents. L. F. of was also elected to the executive committee. A newly-elected member to the board is T. M. of The Herald- Business Energy fears nag investors NICHOLAS P.Eng. Mr. Grant T. is ploBsed to an- nounce the appointment of Nicholas a senior irrigation engineer.or Keith Con- sulting Engineers. Mr. Daviduk will take up this position in the Suite 433 Holiday Mayor McGrath Alberta. Prior to joining Keith Con- sulting Mr. Daviduk was with the Saskatchewan Department of Agriculture Con- servation and Development lor twenty-three years. The last thirteen years as head of planning and deskin. By SANDRA INGALSBE Canadian Press Staff Writer Stock markets moved lower again this week as investors worried about the im- plications of the energy shor- tage. Trading was active. The nagging fears of short- ages and higher prices for fuel that have plagued markets recently were defined more clearly this week as both Canadian and U.S. governments announced plans for restraining consumption and emphasized the need for national energy policies. Some early share losses were moderated following President Richard Nixon's energy speech which analysts interpreted as having a mixed influence on stock markets. Resource-related such as oils and some uranium and coal were stronger in anticipation of higher demand for traditional fuel and new demand for alternative sources of energy. analysts the president's statement that he would not resign removed some uncertainty concerning the effectiveness of the country's leadership. the worst that a fuel shortage could cripple the North American economy with an energy- based its greatest impact Friday when New York's Dow Jones average of 30 industrials fell 24.24 the sixth largest drop in its history. The Toronto industrial index almost two points. On the the Dow Jones indicator recorded a loss of 26.87 to end at 908.41 and the Toronto industrial con- H. H. Smith Ltd. Broker PIMM COUTTS MM24-MSI Home Office Phone 327-3822 sidered the major indicator of market 4.89 points to 229.57. Canadian oil stocks recovered somewhat from the shock last week of the government's announcement that export taxes on western crude would be increased but not prices. That move prompted a 28-point decline within two days in the Toronto market's western oil indicator. 'Some analysts have said producers' prices should be allowed to rise this winter with increased demand from the energy stocks will continue to be favorites. The Toronto western oil index rose 1.07 to Mining issues were general- ly weaker with the base metal index off 3.11 to 106.31 on the week. Golds strengthed against the rising 3.49 to 301.12. Trading was fairly heavy on the Toronto market this week but less active than the pace during the six-week rally ear- lier in the fall. Volume was 13.71 million shares compared with 19.43 million last week. Value of shares traded was million compared with million. On the Montreal and Cana- dian the composite index was off 3.11 to 239.62. Volume was 4.77 million shares for a value of compared with 6.53 million and million last week. 1 IVIERA OTOR HOTEL Welcomes you to Edmonton 10 help make your slay more would like to introduce you tc all our facilities. 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