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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HOCKEY WEEKEND Book Now for our Next Hockey Weekend Jan. 28, 29 and 30th. Limited Space Available........... .00 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The Lethkidg SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, November 19, 1971 PAGES 11 TO 26 ERICKSEN'S PASTRY SHOP 3rd Ave., M.M. Drive S. Phone 326-8161 'The Pioneer and leading Retail Shop in Lethbridge" FINEST QUALITY PASTRY AND BAKERY PRODUCTS Lethbridge press free from external pressure GRAND CHAMPION BULLS Owner Edwin Hochstein of Pincher Creek, left, and handler Robert Jenkins, owner Moyle Anderson of Wren- fham and Eunice Anderson display the prize animals at the Lethbridge and district Fall Cpttle Show Thursday. Mr. Hochstein took the grand champion Aberdeen-Angus banner and Mr. Anderson the grand champion Hereford banner. The animals in both Hereford and Angus classes were to be sold today, starting at 10 a.m. Stock growers seek freer feed grain trade By DOX MARKER Staff Writer Lethbridge Herald publisher Cleo Mowers answer- ed the question poscrl to him In Ih'j Southern Alberta Coun- cil on Public Affairs as he chidcd them for askii.g him: Is a Free Press Really Ne- cessary." "The answer Io that question ought to be obvious to every- one '1 assume what you are more interested in is whether 01 not the press is really free." Mi Mowers scid. Th? Americans were so con- cerned with freedom of the press thai they included as the fnit amendment to the consti- tution, the Bill of Rights, the following: 'The Congress shall make no law respecting abridging the freedom of speech or of the press. papers, and j so, lie said. that is just n o t that is owned by a Liverpool group." There is an unwritten tradi- tion of freedom of the press in Canada and it is tied directly to freedom of speech. The government does not try In control the press. Canadian governments have always been au'are of the "hands off policy" in dealing with the news me- dia. Mr. Mowers cilcd the Davey report on Mass .Media in point- ing cut a more insidious ero- sion of the free press. j The Davey report slated: ''If Following his speech, Mr. Mowers fielded questions from the audience. In answer to a question about government threats to papers which might publish the FLQ manifesto of October. 1970, Mr. Mowers replied. ''Only the courts could decide who vr.s right if the government brought action. Only a few newspapers would be intimidated by such a threat. We did not publish the manifesto hut it was not because we were intimidated by the government threat." [jme It will he a long abcui a Papers rlght dving from a debilitating Pnnt Mr. disease' caused by a scries of; "tto Erc COIV erosive measures, each one of which, if examined singly, would a good deal to be said for it." By KIC SWIHART Staff Writer The Western Slock Growers' Association is seeking freer in- ART STUDIO ON FIFTH flVENUE VISIT OUR flRT GAllERV AVE S __ j HEINO DEEKEN, Manager terproviiicial ments for feed grain. Tom Gilchrist, trade arrange- I lions on marketing of feed eastern markets. the marketing of grain from province to province has done no good for file Prai- president of rie grain growers and has done the association, said cattlemen will be glad to hear that Hugh Horner, Alberta agriculture minister, is meeting with the Canadian wheat beard attempt- ing to get freer flow of Cana- dian feed grain. He said that present restric- considerable harm to Canada's livestock industry1. He said the restrictive pric- ing policies, applied within the provincial borders by the wheat board, have caused a loss of major amounts of Prairie feed grains that could have gone to "At the present time, On- tario and Quebec livestock growers are having to pay five to 10 cents per bushel more for western-grown feed grain than overseas buyers from eastern Europe and he said. "This sort of hypocrisy has meant that the eastern produc- cer has looked for other sources of grain." Anderson, Hochstein win the Exhibition Pavilion. Bonita copping the junior rc- They won the grand cham- serve champion award. Cher Creek shared top honors ultl Moyle Anderson of Wrcniliam and Edwin Hochstein of Pin- at the Lethbridge and district fall cattle show Thursday at (CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic IBLACK DENTAL LAE Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. PHONE 327-2822 LETHBRIDGE BATTERY CO. "COLD WEATHER SPECIALS" We are the distributor! of "Dtleo" "Globelite" "Hart" 12 Volt 70 amp hour. To fit Chev., Ford, Pontiac, Dodge, Plymouth, Rambler. Guaranteed ni QF years J exchange 12 Volt 80 amp hour. To fit Chrysler, Buick, Otdi, and Mercury. Guaranteed Ar Z0.7J exchange LETH. BATTERY 517 12lh St. B S. Ph. 327-5587 4 yeort classes, respectively. Anderson took the senior championship bull class with the same animal and Doenz Ranches Ltd. of Warner took the reserve grand champion and reserve champion colors for Herefords. Doenz Ranches Lid. also won the junior champion bull class with G. H. Powlesland of Del Lucky Lethbridge Recently-released (ax statis- tics show Lethbridge climbed from 56th pbce in 1968 to 53rd j p 1 a c e in 1969 in average in- come. On a national scale, the city ranked above such centres as Regina, Medicine Hat, Red Deer and Brandon with an av- erage income of based on ]6.2.12 taxable returns. for Winter I ef these 6" low cut SNOW BOOTS In suedes end nylons with warm shearling cuffs. Choose from black or brown in sev- eral styles. PRICED FROM We're tops in Teenage Styles tion, Hans Ulrich of j took the senior grand champion and senior champion ribbons with Ray S. Powlesland of Del Bonita taking the reserve grand and reserve champion colors. Mr. Hochstein also took the senior champion award with his Angus bull. David J. Erick- son of Wrentham took the re- serve senior champion award. In the Angus female class, Clarence Cluff of Coaldale took the grand champion banner with Jerry Virginillo of Leth- bridge picking up the reserve grand champion colors. There were nine senior Here- ford bulls judged with 16 junior bulls on hand. Only three senior females and two junior females were shown. There was one entry in both the senior male and female j classes with four junior bulls I and seven junior females judged. With Eastern United States corn production up more than 300 per cent the last 10 years and still expanding, the U.S. continues to provide a signifi- cant part of the eastern feed grain requirement, even against an eight-cent tariff. Mr. Gilchrist said govern- ment policies at the federal level have treated livestock very much as a "poor relation of the wheat industry.'' He said in good export years, livestock producers arc ignored but as soon as overseas mar- kets get a lilUe rciigh, livestock- producers are exhorted to cat up the surplus grain. He said this on-and-off non- sense means that hog and beef producers never kncv; what their cost or volume of produc- tion is likely to be. They can't gear up to supply any particular market, he He stressed that it was time governments across the nation got together and devised a sys- tem for marketing feed grains which was geared to the needs of Canada's livestock industry rather than to tiie needs of competitors overseas. "Market supply and demand would equate if the restrictions were he said. "Any Mr. Mow- ers explained, "limits freedom speech to the 7 nsSr fairs in arguing for (lie new bill on competition, has put forth some sound arguments, and the intent of the bill is to j public affairs group, Mr. Mow- ers quoted Dr. Gordon Shrum from a recent Herald article, "There is only ohe way to save power and that is by lowering the standard of living: by reading newspapers instead of listening to radio." The quote evoked a round of laughter from the audience. To move into a more serious discussion of the freedom of the press. The Herald's publister proceeded to puncture many ol the myths concerning what is thought to be control of the press. Many people think that advertisers dictate terms to Sam Smith night tickets available maintain competition. j "So it is with government control of newspapers, there is a great danger in any govern- ment saying.a paper should do this or that, through legisla- tion." j In answer to charges madej by Edmonton publisher Mel Hulling in his recent sweep through southern Alberta about foreign ownership of the Cana- dian press, Mr. Mowers said, j "I can only find one newspa- i per that is foreign-owned. That; is the Red Deer Advocate and strntly on the look out for sec- rot documents here in Leth- bridge." When queried about whether or not owners of 'Hie Herald exercised editorial control over the paper, lie answered, "No. In my 11-plus years at The Herald there has only been one instance when editorial policy was challenged. "That h.-T. '--ri tt-lv-n wp torialized on the American GuK cf Tonkin resoiut.ou to the Vietnam war and said they would live to regret that serious error." HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. J262 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-3388 3 and 4 eyelet Suede Ties in all-over brown suede, chocolale and It. brown suede, with nafurnl crepe soles. Also in black wet look. 2 Tone Suedes illi tlie jogger look. Blue navy and ton brown Curling For the curling ladies who wont the best in footwear. CHILDREN'S SHOES by Savoge and Classmates Wo take special core in the fitting of young feet. Sludoo Boots sizes to leen Boys' Dingo Boots sties 11 up, at 11.9 Mises' 12" Snow Boots Wot look wilh warm or Ion pile lining. Missos' Suodo and Nylon Tiei Dressy Leathers A Boys' Savage Unimold Oxford) 3 tics, slrp-ons and buckles Open Friday 'lil 9 p.m. 403 5th Street SHOES A.M.A. DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE Take the frustration out of learning to drive. ENROLL NOW! in an A.M.A. Driver Education Course Dual Control Cars Government Certified Instructors FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Phone 328-1771 Or write: ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION 903 3rd Ave. South Lethbridge Christmas seal funds still needed The Kinsmen TB Christinas Seal fund added S364 to its to- tal today, to bring donations to This total is J4 per cent of the year's objective of S26.973. Donations to date total i more than donations at the i same time last year. The Kinsmen say: "Some TB patients must swallow as many as 30 pills a day to treat the active disease." The campaign ends in Jan- ur.rv. A limited number of tickets arc still available for Sam Smith night Nov. 23. Dr. Smith is being honored for his contribution to the city as the first president of the University of Lethbridge. Featured speaker for the eve- ning will be Dr. Sam Smith. The event is being co-spon- sored by the city of Lethbridge and the Lcthbridge Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are on sale at the Chamber's office. The evening begins at p.m. at Ericksen's Family Res- taurant. Pharmacy Facts from O. C. STUBBS ENGINEERED HOWES ITD. Announces the Grand Opening of their New Show Home NOW OPEN AT 503 12th Avenue North Open Daily 2-5, 7-9 Show Home 327-0944 Office 327-0219 SUNDAY IS FAMILY DAY at ERICKSEN'S (SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MENU) EXCELLENT FOOD GRACIOUS SERVICE both bask ingredients for relaxed and enjoyable diningl DINNER MUSIC 6 to 8 p.m. by LEN ZOETEMAN, Accordionist sen s FAMILY RESTAURANT Phone 328-7756 for Reservations! RELIEVES GAS PAINS NEW 1600 VW ONLY S66 PER MONTH W6 VW STATION WAGON 1967 FORD SEDAN NEW HALF TON CAMPERETTE RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd Avo. anil 16lh St. S. Sales Car Lot 328-4356 DRUG ABUSE FACTS FOR PARENTS Have you been wondering your child is "acting so different'1 lately? And you still can't bring yourself to believe that he or she is anywhere near what's known as the 'drug scene'? Then maybe the following infor- mation may be of help to you in making up your mind whether or not YOU should be consulting your doctor regarding this. If your child often seems over-stimu- lated if sleeping habits have changed noticeably if there's morc-lhan-ordinary sense of de- pression if there are bursts of morc-tlian-ordinary talkitive- if there is morc-than- usunl-moodiness if personal habil.s have changed noticeably if friends and new ac- quaintances seen the same way then you do have logical reason to feel concerned, and you should be consulting your doctor concerning this situation. When you bring your pre. scription to us hero at Ave. S. (Snhbs Pharmacy, of you can always be sure you'll have ,'i comfort- able nlace Io sit while you're Open daily a.m. Io p.m. Sundays and Holidays p.m. to p.m. and p.m. to '.fM p.m. BRING MU INTO YOUR LIFE... WITH A HARMONICA PRICED FROM to the best selection is at SUPPLIES LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave. and 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 LAST CHANCE.. TO PICK UP TICKETS for Chamber of Commerce MIXED EVENT (SAM SMITH NIGHT, NOV. 23rd) IS TOMORROW SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20th LEISTERS CHAMBER OFFICE STUBB'S PHARMACY Tickets Available at: HIGA'S U of L ;