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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Special feed grain deal urged for West IVf CALGARY Western ranchers should get a special deal on feed grains from the federal government. Conser- vative agriculture critic Jack Horner said Mr. Horner. MP for Crow- told a chamber of com- merce meeting the govern- ment be encouraging farmers and ranchers to stay in the business so that our production will keep up with our predicted lean supplies of beef in the next few years because high. international wheat demand has the price of feed grains. Due to these high farmers would terid to sell all their grain rather than use some for feed. means less Canadian beef for the Canadian market next summer and a downward trend in the'buildup of cows on the prairies. in will mean less beef for Canadian consumers in the next The United a surplus of beef to will run out of that surplus by the end of driving prices up. he said. Mr. 'Horner called for an end to feed grain subsidies to Quebec and Maritime feed lots which use western grain creating Despite too much govern- ment intervention in the he said he would support sub- sidies to bolster the feeding in- dustry in western where it should The feed lot problem is a result of a general inflationary trend which the government has controlled poorly we have slowly come to accept it as a way of He said prices would con-. tihue to but were likely to do so at a slackened pace in the. future. The gbvernnwnt must wort In achieve more even rise in the cost of living which includes beef to minimize consumer resistance to higher prices. Public hearings by special request CALGARY tion permitting the pubfic to demand hearings prior to any development that might effect environment will be introduced during the 1974 fall sitting of the Alberta Legislature. Environment Minister Yurko says. Hetails of the projected amendment to the environ- ment conservation authority act are but Mr. Yurko said in an interview it would allow petitions as a' device to permit formal public input. The legislation would mean the_ scheduling public hearings no longer would be solely at the environment minister's he said. But it would not remove dis- cretionary power now held by the minister. are just going to have to be up to the discretion of He said while while en- vironmental impact assessments now are not man- datory for every new or ex- panded most major proposals from dam building to coal mining re- quire them. Impact statements would likely grow in importance as environmen- tal laws are and enforced. KISSINGER IN KOREA _TOKYO Sfate Secretary Henry Kissinger of the United States conferred with Japanese leaders on their country's critical oil then flew to South Korea this morning for the final stop of his trouble-shooting mission to the Middle East and Asia. In two days of Kissinger was unable to dispel anxieties over Japan's economic future in the wake of severe Arab cutbacks of oil products. ATA survey criticized There were in. the research method by the Alberta Teachers Association in determining the weaknesses of first year teachers. Dr. .Myer Horowitz says. Dr. dean of education at the University of am critical of the nature of the the ordering of the findings and the tact that the report didn't state the between the -jjefcentages of successful and first year teachers and the actual numbers they represented in terms of each university.'4 The association had con- ducted a survey of Alberta school principals to evaluate the work of first -.grade teachers and determine their most common weaknesses. Percentage -figures were provided showing how prin- rated graduates from the Universities of Lethbridge and Calgary. The has criticized published reports of the study's'results. 'We were .not concerned Alberta MP buried CAMROSE. Alta. Funeral services for Harry Kuntz. 44. Conservative MP lor Battle were held to- day in his home town. He_ was to be 'buried in Camrose. about 45 miles southeast of Edmonton. Mr. Kuntz died in his sleep early Friday in his apartment in downtown Ottawa. The c'ause of death was not known. Mr. Kuntz was a businessman and former alderman for where his family lives. He was first elected to Parliament in last October's general election. He was active in Commons particularly those dealing with agriculture and small business. The Alberta MP's death marked the first change in party. standings in the House since the His death decreases 'Conservative strength to 106. three less than the Liberals. with comparing the three un- said Dr. Ken the association's ex- ecutive assistant for per- sonnel development. purpose was to in- dicate the problems and dif- ficulties first year teachers have and pass these on to the universities so they could take action.. can't make com- parisons on the basis of percentages unless you clear cut indication of numbers of students involv- ejiJ-'and the categories Dr.' Horowitz but said the ATA was at fault for not doing this.. 'I fault the ATA for not un- derlining the numbers of students involved in the samples and also for using the term graduate to refer to all first year teachers rather than just B Ed. of The study showed 15 per cent of University of Alberta graduates were rated ex- cellent by the com- pared with 21 per cent of University of Lethbridge graduates and 19 per cent of University of Calgary graduates. Home Pitfield Foods ltd. 4th Avonuo and Sonic Drlvo LrthbrMgo Wish To Inform Their Customers That They Will Be CLOSING Nov. 24th at a.m. and will be RE-OPENING Dec. 3rd at a.m. inththr NEW LOCATION Remodelling the house that Ruth built Workmen help lower the sign that used to sit atop the Scoreboard at Yankee Stadium as ren- ovations of the stadium continues. the head of the New York City Council finance comm- ittee says he'll block funds for the project until Mayor John Lindsay produces a firm estimate after officials said it will cost more than twice Lindsay's million estimate. Beer from Ben's brewery RED DEER The first bottles of beer from Tartan Brewery here were ihipped by truck to hotels and outlets of the Alberta Liquor Control Board in Edmonton and Calgary Saturday. The privately owned trucks were hired by brewery owner Ben Ginter as put of his decision to-let Up own distribution and bottle return system. Production from the brewery was long delayed because of labor deputes. Mr. objected to certifica- tion of the brewery workers by the International Brewery Union because that union also represented workers at a competitor brewery in Ed- monton. INCOME TAX COURSE COftHESPONDI NCE You' can Earn Extra Income Learn how to prepare the new Tax' Forms and become an INCOME TAX CONSULTANT. For Full Collect CANADIAN SCHOOL OF TAX ACCOUNTING B EfNitm An. Ontario M4P1N2 snowmobile buyer's guide This go places couldn't go before on a snowmobile you couldn't buy before. a special kind of snowmobi- ler around who wants to go everywhere winter goes. 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