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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Manitoba Tories cool to coalition with Grits BRANDON (CP) Manitoba Conservatives wrestled last weekend with the issues o[ lead- ership and coalition with Ihe provincial Liberals and put both matters la rest, at least for the time being. After rancorous debate and I b e h i n d-lhe-sctnes infighting, about 400 delegates to the party's annual meeting gave Sidney Spivak a vote of con- fidence in his leadership and set about repairing internal rifts in lime for the next election. In an unofficial way, Tire leadership Issue was fought around a section of the party's constitution which re- quires a leadership convention eveiy two years when the Con- servatives are out of power. TEST POSTPONED A February convention with at least lira challengers from the party's 20-member legisla- tive caucus, appeared certain until a last-minute motion from the floor called for post- ponement of the convention un- til after the next election. rank- j Fewer than 50 delegates op- (Uid-file members also ex-j posed the resolution, but eight pressed coolness Co-'- i of those opposed wore members servative-Liberal efforts to of the caucus of 22. form an anti-New Party alliance. Mr. Spivak, a 44-year-old m'peg lawyer who was elected party leader in 1971, came into the three-day meeting faced with the clear possibility he would be forced into a lead- ership convention by mid-win- ter. He emerged with a clear mandate to lead the party into the provincial election cam- paign expected some time in 1973. Democratic j Mr. Spivak. who ended the meeting by bringing caucus members and prospective can- didates onstage with him in a show of solidarity, downplayed the seriousness of the rift to re- porters. ''We had our differences, we had an open discussion and now we look forward lo a united purpose. We want to see the present New Democratic Party government turfed out of Manitoba. However, some MLAs said Just Arrived A NEW SHIPMENT OF LADIES' DRESS PLATFORM SHOES Just in lime for the fesfiva section. MEN'S HII-FASHION SHOES Wedge Heeli Platform Solei Two- Tone and Multicolor crowd. The lotetl for the 'in' --J Drop in Soon! WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th STREET privately there Is concern among some parly members about whether the Con- servatives under Mr. Spivak can maintain the rural power base that gave them 13 of the 22 seats they won in the last elec- tion. Linked with this is Uie suspi- cion among some rural people that Mr. Spivak was responsible for unseating former premier Walter popular figure with country the party leadership two years ago. DELEGATES COOL The coalition issue, left off the formal agenda of the meet- ing, came up only during a "bearpit" session where MLAs answered questions from dele- gates. Supporters of a continuation of the talks that have gone on intermittently suice the NDP's victory in 1969 received a cool response from delegates at the session while those who called for the Conservatives to go it alone against both Liberals and New Democrats were cheered lustily. Mr. Slovak, under some pres- siu-e before the convention for allegedly holding up coalition talks with I. H. Asper's Liter- als, said the party's official po- sition on the subject will remain unchanged. He said individual constituency associations would be allowed lo make arrange- ments with Liberal counterparts in areas where a combined ef- fort might defeat an NDP can- didate However, full-scale coalition with the Liberals is out, he said, because the Liberals have continued to nominate candi- dates in seals now held by Con- 1 servalivcs. Tu.iday, Novimbir II, 1972 THI IfTVHICOI HRAID AT THE FAIR FOR 50 YEARS Horsemon Lawrence Rye, a 90-year-old farmer from near Edmonton, came to Ihe firs' Royal Agricultural Winler Fair in Toronto in 1922, and hasn't missed a year yet. Mr. Rye has been winning prizes For his Clydsdale horses since the fair started, this year Inking o first and two fourth place ribbo.ns in the draught horse competition. Glass company income rises VANCOUVER (CP) Trans Canada Glass reported yester- day a net Income of or 57 cents a share in the first nine months of 1972 compared mlh a nel income of S501.124 or 42 cents a share for the first nine months of 1971. Total sales for the first nine months of 1972 totalled 176 compared with for the same period in 1971. Farm industry outlook good fire stone HEADQUARTERS STORES Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Phone 327-8548 Our traction tires help a lot. OTTAWA (CP) Agriculture department economists have predicted a stable year for the unusual demand that has devel- oped [e- grain; rapeseed prices and farm industry in 1973 wilh par-1 the possibility of a drop in Can- I tinulaj-ly bright nospects for i ada's share of the world market I gain growers and sheep and j if more acreage is not planter] i in 1973: MAY LOSE ON HOGS prices farmers Iamb tamers. Papo.-s, prepared for the an- nual Canadian agricultural out- look conference Monday and Tuesday, say wheat farmers can look forward to a fine year because of high world prices and heavy export sales com- mitments. Lambs and sheep prices arc j Uie country; expected to remain at high lev-1 ,large.r 1obacco els next year, mainly because of public demand for red meat. Mutton, therefore, will reflect the "general level of beef and pork one psper says. Other points: should drop, while feed prices will rise: and egg prices should stabilize because of pro- duction-controlling marketing boards now in operation across needed next year to keep up with the rise in domestically- sold cigarettes: demand for seed po- tatoes on the world market be- cause of a reduction in potato supplies this 3'car: stability for milk j _Increased' export of apples and dream producers because of the current system of manag- ing the supply of such prod- ucts: to Britain and othc- overseas markets are expected. The outlook papers form the two-day backbone of Hie two-day dis- profits for beef farm- i cussion which is designed to ers because of higher feed j give farm leaders and represen- priccs and larger cattle num- bers: feed grain markets Internationally because of an tatives some idea of the pros- pects for the industry in the coming year. This is the 33rd annual conference. Vitamin labelled waste of money But you need good brakes too, i DALLAS, Tex. (AP) There's more myth tlian fact in 1 the current popularity of vita- min E, a St. Louis researcher prescribe the vitamin for them- selves take as much as milligrams a day. Unlike some other vitamins Our snow tires arn guaranteed to yo. And they'll dn n lot to help you stop. But even our secure grip on the road can't lake the place of good brakes. So winter is tlio lime (o make sure of your brakes. By bringing your car to the Firestone brake specialists. Drum brakes or disc brakes, we'rs equipped lo do a first class job. And wa guarantee the job for up to miles. As you'd expect from Firestone Riding Sysinm Service specialists. j suggests. taken in large doses, vitamin E I Ninety pxM1 cent of Ihe money idoes not have any adverse ef- spent on vitamin E is wasted. feels, lie said, probably because I said Dr. Robert E. Olson, pro- it is not easily absorbed in the i fessor of biochemistry, medi- body. icine and surgery at St. Louis I over vitamin E i University. He told reporters at was stimulated about 25 years BRAKE REUNE Includes new lining nn all four wheels. We adjust brakes and inspect tomplota brake system. mile fniEtraniee. BRAKE SERVICE WR install 4 now front brake pads, repack outer iron! bearings and inspect calipers, rotors and roar brakes. milpguaranlfte. call porn it tin 11 eiiu tost sessions of the American Haart Association meeiinp Sunday (hat wheat perm oil, other vege- table oils and plain vegetables ago by Drs. Evan and Wilfrid Shulc at the Slmte Institute in London. Onl, who reported that doses of vitamin E were arc good natural sources of Uie i beneficial [or treatment of car- WINDSHIELD WASHER ANTI-FREEZE COUNSELOR BATHROOM SCALE vitamin. He said there ivas a Jong list of conditions for which Vitamin E has been thought helpful, in- cluding menstrual disorders, abortion, burns, a number of heart and vascular ailments, rhcunialic fever, ulcers, diabe- tes and kidney diseases. Some diovascular disease. However. Olson reported to physicians at the sessions, the Smiles' did not meet sound scientific criteria and other researchers have been unr.ble to substantiate the claims of these phypician-hroth- people, he ncttxl. also mistak- enly believed thai vitamin E improved viriity. Actually, Olson said, the only I [HISCS type of disease found to benefit from large ilafcs of vitamin E is a cardiovascular ailment known as intermittent claudica- tion. In this disease, the circula- ST- JOHN'S. Nfld. tion of arteries of the legs is i Buses were back on the si reels impaired, making walking diffi-1 this Newfoundland capital to- ciilt and painful. day for the first time in more Olsen said he was '-plradinR 'lllan month. ,-f "H'-1 SlIIJvl for a more scientific approach" U> sotlJmfi arguments over use of vitamin E in larpc doses. EXPLAINS MAIN VALUE The major usefulness of the vilnmin in therapy, Olson said, A strike by 100 drivers and mechanics wliich Iwpan Oct. 16 settled last Wednesday when Ixrcal 1462 ot Ihe Am.ilffa- malcd Transit Workers Union and the SI. John's is in treating rilnmin K doll- I porlaUon Commission rigned t cicncy. a relatively rare dis- i 27-month contract. The Ihe order in human IxMips. rare exceptions. daily diet provides all the vita- min E needed by Uie about SO said, nothing that some persons who contract p-ovldri inci'cnFCs of 55 hourly pay of over UM of the contrsct. Fringe bencrlli worth five cents nn hour went) included. Do your competitors a favor STOP YOUR ADVERTISING! Wouldn't you be delighted if your competitors stopped newspaper advertising leav ing the field wide open for you? The greatest favor you can do your competitor is to stop your advertising in The Lethbridge Herald. Successful retailers just don't abandon their newspaper ad- vantage to competitors for even a week. Advertising in The Lethbridge Herald gives you an advantage you get in NO OTHER form of advertising. Your sales message goes straight to your BEST prospects! They're the people who voluntarily look for your gd daily in The Lethbridge Herald. So if you want to do your competitors a favor, stop adver- tising in The Lethbridge Herald. They will get more than their share of the business coming into your market place. Don't You Wish They'd Do It For You? In The Lethbridge Herald You Are There Selling The Southern Alberfcr Market! Dial 328-4411 For a Display Advertising Representative October 1972 Net Paid Daily Circulation The Letltbridge Herald the South" ;