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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta TM6 LETHBHIDUE Governments blamed for allowing unions to 'ransom economy' Kcilli unions defy Man guilty of cruelty to animals A Lethbridge man who pleaded guilty in provincial Friday to cruelty to animals was remanded to Dec. 7 for sentencing. Alec Grisack admitted to owning 75 head of cattle found n various stages of malnutri- including nine animals which had died. Grisack said he was unable .0 obtain feed for the animals. 3rovincial Judge L. W. iudson said if a man was un- ible to feed he Wouldn't be allowed to keep hem. The criminal code of Canada states that a person a second time of naltreatment of animals can prohibited from owning or raring for any animal for up to wo vears. Don'f Shiver this Winter. Enjoy the comfort and warmth of a SOLARAY Automatic HEATING PAD wet proof. Three positive heats. Removable washable cover. Modern push button con- trol. 3 year warranty. Pricod at Only 8.98 Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN By JIM LOZERON Herald Staff Writer governments would do their duty and enforce the law. unions would not be able to hold the economy to ran- the president of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association said Friday. Keith Rapsey told Lethbridge members of the CMA. unions will ransom the economy as long as they are allowed to use their monopoly power to defy the law. irresponsibility of some of the settlements ex- torted in some industries is beyond he said. use the word extorted because such settlements are not real- ly negotiated they're imposed. It's pay up or said Mr. Rapsey. Governments in these cases are more to blame than unions or union he said. picketing has been condoned and union monopoly power strengthened in dispute after dispute in defiance of the Criminal Code of Canada. mass and the abuses which are inseparable from should no longer be permitted. Sabatoge and more and more a feature of some bitter are intolerable and must be punished accor- Mr. Rapsey told the CMA members many working men and women oppose union power and what it too often implies.' But in taking this position is every reason to believe that the people are ahead of their Meanwhile they realize they must pay for un- economic wage said Mr. Rapsey. Union settlements for the past six years have averaged eight per cent or higher and a good half of the increase goes directly into increased he said. It is said Mr. Rapsey. for striking' union ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz 222 Sift St. S. Phone PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIO0 DRY CLEANING 1514A ttti Ave. S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring -Hat blocking and leather processing pleat drapery processing 8-TRACK TAPES Musidand Supplies Limited 'Warners Elektra Atlantic Stereo ITUEK-.TEIEMN.TES CAPTAIN AND Bros. Reg. STICKY ing Stones Reg. Special SWEET Heep Reg. Special DOUGLAS JAMES KERSHAW-Doug Kershaw Reg. Specail SPECIAL TAPE HEAD CLEANERS ROQ.11.49......................... SUPfUES LIMITED 3rd IMi St S. Phono K7-10M locals to decide who shall and who shall not be permitted a allowing them to cross the picket owners and key maintenance personnel are among those expected to cravenly submit to this kind of he said. Not only do union demands contribute to higher says Mr. but they lead to an erosion of individual rights. The freedom of an employer to operate in the face of a strike has virtually gone by the board. A person is free to join a union but is not free not to join. The freedom of a third party to carry on business with a struck company is fre- quently in question and the freedom of those not involved in a strike is frequently trampled he said. Some critics attribute infla- tion to disproportionate in- dustry profits but Mr. Rapsey claims increased profits are merely a continuation of a recovery from 1970 levels when industry held the price line because of the federal government's policy of volun- tary restraint. He says salaries rather than price increases have a greater effect on inflation. and salaries are ten times as important as profits in their effect on selling he says. Spending at all three levels of government our economic says Mr. Rapsey. Government spending in seven years will reach a war time level 62 per cent of the total national if current trends are not reversed. Injured man still critical A Vulcan man injured in a one-car accident near Picture Butte Thursday night remains in critical condition at St. Michael's Hospital. Patrick John was injured when the car in which he was riding went out of control on a curve near the junction of Highways 25 and 419 and rolled striking a power pole. Another man riding in the Paul also of Vulcan is in hospital at Pic- ture Butte in serious con- dition. Lecture tour for city prof. A University of Lethbridge chemistry professor will lec- ture in Manitoba and Saskatchewan next week. Dr. Loren Hepler will speak on his thermodynamics research at the University of Manitoba Nov. the Atomic Energy of Canada research station at Nov. 22 and at the University of Nov. 23. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Open Thurs. and Fri. Evenings PtlOfM 321-0372 2718 12th Manoeuvring Traffic is delayed at 3rd Avenue S. and Mayor Magrath Drive as a truck carrying 110-foot beams for the Sportsplex roof cuts across the intersection. The manoeuvre will be seen daily until the trusses are all in place. City growth policy debate supported City council has received two letters backing Aid. Vera Ferguson's wish to debate council's policy or lack of policy on trade promotion and industrial growth in the city. The letters are on council's agenda for its Monday night. meeting. written by Sandra San- of 2107 13th Ave. S. agree fully with Aid. Ferguson in that council should definitely have a policy in trade promotion. for growth's sake policy which seems to be evi- dent and going for in- dustry outside Canada is total- ly against what I would like to see for Sandilands suggests Lethbridge could learn from populated cities that have grown out of and consider long-ter'm benefits of an intelligent approach to growth rather than a search for cheaper foreign Mrs. Helen writing to says there are too many unconsidered angles on the project aired at city coun- cil two weeks ago. is there so much secrecy surrounding the proposed Japanese financed project and more foreign she asks. have already ex- perienced-some water shor- tages during the past years can we cope with more demands on the department of the en- vironment is already less than pleased with the performance of our sewage treatment facilities yet there is a proposal to increase it even more. am hoping Lethbridge is spared the bigger-is-better Mrs. Schuler concludes. The debate in council two weeks ago occurred after city economic development officer Dennis Q'Connell asked for for'trade part of it for a trip to Japan in January. The January trip was council Was because Lethbridge is being considered as a possible loca- tion for two Japanese-backed industries that could employ as many as 400 people. The request was approved. In other agenda matters facing council the board of directors of the Lethbridge Lakers baseball team will appear before coun- cil to request that the stands at Henderson Lake Stadium which burned down this summer be rebuilt. The team's Brian Hogan says the team must know before Nov. 30 whether the stadium will be rebuilt in order to tell the rest of the league whether Lethbridge will be able to field a team in the 1974 season. A number of changes in the stadium as it existed before the fire are requested in another letter to council from the Southern Alberta High School Football League. Rev. John secretary of the says high school football has been a major te- nant of the facility for 14 years and outlines the need for at least a press electric Scoreboard and other improvements over the old facility. Council also has a letter from the manager of Simpsons-Sears Ltd. opposing closure of the 13th Street N. access to the Centre Village Mall shopping centre. Closure of the access was termed the best solution to traffic problems at the 13th Street and 2nd Avenue N. by city engineer- ing director Randy Holfeld at council's last meeting. Aid. Bill Kergan had brought the matter up claim- ing the intersection was dangerous and signal lights should be installed. Sears store John says closure of the 13th Street access would create an extreme hardship as most of the south Lethbridge traffic uses that entrance to the parking lot. He suggests moving the lights at 13th Street and 2nd Avenue A to the 2nd Avenue intersection of closing the 2nd Avenue intersection to pedestrians. Mr. Holfeld told the last meeting of council moving the lights to 2nd Avenue would only create worse problems at 2nd Avenue A. He also said it would take from three to six months to get delivery on a single set of traffic lights and by the time the lights at both intersections were integrated the cost would likely be Ag-Expo display space sells fast With still months to go until the opening of Ag-Expo one-third to one-half the display space has been sold. Marilyn district home economist who serves on the Ag-Expo committee says they hope to sell all the space by Dec. 15. March will be held in the Whoop-Up and Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilions. Space this year costs GO cents a square foot if bought by a 20 by 20 foot lot. Lots smaller than this cost 75 cents a square foot. The price includes electricity and adver- tising. The Whoop-Up and one-half of the Exhibition Pavilions SMILEY S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS INSTALLED Phone 321-2178 Nipple Valves STOP Weenng Money with UN- SANITARY Open Weler MODERNIZE wtth LIXIT NIPPLE VALVES Lower Cost Less Work Greater Safety Improved Efficiency Healthier Hogs More Profit AVAILABLE NOW AT OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. oM I ___ BBBa 299 5W.fl 9L LiHIDnO09 PROM will be used for farm imple- ment and home furnishing dis- plays. The other half of the Exhibition Pavilion will be used for the seed homemakers and livestock and for the agricultural short courses. The Ag-Expo will reflect the theme of the fair which will show farmers the latest developments in agriculture for 1974. Farmers have to plan ahead because it's no longer possible to decide to buy a combine in the fall and go out and get Miss Tatem added. Many farm commodities have to be ordered a year in advance. Although there may not be an increase in the number of implement dealers at the the ones that were there last year are buying more space so there could be more farm machinery at this year's show. The seed fair will take on a new look. With each seed dis- play there will be an exhibit showing what happens to the seed from harvest to end product. AgExpo will also have something for the homemaker. There will be and carpet display and a cooking school that will emphasize the preparation and use of products made in Alberta. CLIFF BLACK. BUCK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BUM. UmrLml ranc FOX DENTURE CLINIC Eft PHONE 327-6S85 E. S. P. C.D.M. FOX LETMMD6E DENTAL LM. 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDO. MhuttS CALL OWEN ABUTS FM ALLED VAN LIES Announcement Bob's Portable Welding Bob operator of Bob's Portable is pleased to announce his association with Wally Pedersen and wel- come him as a member of his staff. Wally has. valuable ex- perience In Pressure Welding and Repair on Heavy Duty Equipment. For your Welding needs we suggest you contact Wally at Bob's Portable Welding. BuelneM Telephone 338-5812 328-5141 ANNOUNCEMENT HEINZ FISCHER Jim Van Loo of VAN'S TV SALES SERVICE is pleased to announce that Heinz Fischer has joined our staff. Heinz is a very capable technician with years of experience in the electronic field and urges his many friends and cus- tomers to drop in with any of their TV or Stereo TV SALES A SERVICE 1238 -3rd Ave. For the Best in QUALITY AND SERVICE INSTALLATION FURNACES 1709 2nd Ave. S. 328-5973 or 'OLIVER HMiMl you Everybody's Doing It HENTZ PUNTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th 8t PhoiM 328-1778 FOR YOUR COHtPLITB WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Thonk You Cerde Hour Serrtee H Hi We provide complimentary partonellzed Mtrie place cerdt wttn etch PIWI CUSTOMER PARKINO SPECIAL Family Dinner FOR 2 ADU1TS AND 2 CHILDREN Chicken Chow Moln Swoet and Sour Spanrlbs i Deep Fried or Brooded MnMDBle Chicken Chickon Fried Rice ALL FOR ONLY........... 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