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 of lead- ership and coalition with the provincial Liberals and put both matters to rest, at least for the time being. After rancorous debate and b e h i n d-lhe-scenes 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 nils in time for the next election. Tn an unofficial way, rank- and-file members -also ex- pressed coolness 'o servative-Liberal efforts to form an anti-New Democratic Party alliance. Mr. Spivak, a 44-year-old Win- nipeg 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. The leadership Issue was fought around a section of the party's constitution which re- quires a leadership convention every two years when the Con- servatives are out of power. TEST POSTPONED A February convention with at least two 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. j Fewer than 50 delegates op- posed the resolution, but eight of those opposed wore members of the caucus of 22. Mr. Spivak, who ended the I 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 to 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 time for the festive season. MEN'S HII-FASHION SHOES Wedge Heels Platform Solej Two- Tone and Multicolor The latest for 'in' crowd. Soon! WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th STREET privately there is concern among some party 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 the 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 "bearpit11 session where MLAs answered questions from dele- gates. Supporters of a continuation of the talks that have gone on intermittently since 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. Ssivak. under some pres- sure before the convention for allegedly holding up coalition talks with I. H. Asper's Liber- als, said the party's official po- sition on the subject will remain unchanged. He said individual constituency associations would be allowed to 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 seats now held by Con- servatives. Tueidoy, Novtmbtr 21, 1972 THt UTHIIIIDOI HRAID AT THE FAIR FOR 50 YEARS Horseman Lawrence Rye, a 90-year-old farmer from near Edmonton, came 10 the firs' Royal Agricultural Winter 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 taking a first and two fourth place ribbons 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 with a net 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 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 farm industry in 1973 with par- ticularly bright pospects for gain growers and sheep and lamb tamers. Pape.-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 are expected to remain at high lev- els next year, mainly because of public demand for red meat. Mutton, therefore, will reflect the "general level of beef and pork one paper says. Other points: stability for milk and cream producers because of tire current system of manag- ing the supply of such prod- ucts: profits for beef farm- ers because of higher feed prices and larger cattle num- bers: feed grain markets internationally because of an unusual demand that has devel- oped for: grain; rapeseed prices and i the possibility of a drop in Can- 1 ada's share of the world market if more acreage is not planted in 1973: MAY LOSE ON HOGS prices for farmers should drop, while feed prices will rise: and egg prices should stabilize because of pro- duction-controlling marketing boards now in operation across the country; larger tobacco crop is 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 year: export of apples to Britain and other overseas markets are expected. The outlook papers form the backbone of the twniay dis- cussion which is designed to give farm leaders and represen- tatives some idea of the_ pros- pects for the industry in the coming year. Tills is the 33rd annual conference. But you need good brakes too, Our snow tires are guaranteed to yo. And they'll dn a lot to help you stop. But even our secure grip on the road can't take the place of good brakes. So winter is the lime to make sure of your brakes. By bringing your car to the Firestone brake specialists. Drum brakes or disc brakes, we're equipped to do a first class job. And wa guarantee the job for up to miles. As you'd expect from Firestone Riding Systrsm Service specialists. Vitamin labelled ivaste of money BRAKE RELINE Includes new lining on all four wheels. We adjust brakes and inspect complete brake system. mile guarantee. BRAKE SERVICE WP. install 4 now front brake pads, repack outer front bearings and inspect calipers, rotors and rear brakes. mile guarantee. nut cost. WINDSHIELD WASHER ANTI-FREEZE COUNSELOR BATHROOM SCALE DALLAS, Tex. (AP) t There's more myth than fact in the current popularity of vita- min E, a St. Louis researcher suggests. Ninety cent of Ihe money spent on vitamin E is wasted, said Dr. Robert E. Olson, pro- fessor of biochemistry, medi- cine and surgery at St. Louis j University. He told reporters at sessions of the American Heart Association meeting Sunday that wheat germ oil, other vege- table oils and plain vegetables are good natural sources of tliu vitamin. He said there was a long list of conditions for which Vitamin E has been thought helpful, in- cluding menstrual disorders, abortion, burns, a number of heart and vascular ailments, rheumatic fever, ulcers, diabe- tes and kidney diseases. Some people, he noted, also mistak- enly believed that vitamin E improved vlrilly. Actually, Olson said, the only type of disease found to benefit from large doses of vitamin E is a cardiovascular ailment known as intermittent claudica- tion. In this disease, the circula- tion of arteries of the legs is impaired, making walking diffi- cult and painful. Olscn said he was "pleading for a more scientific approach" to settling arguments over use of vitamin E in large doses. EXPLAINS MAIN VALUE The major usefulness of the vitamin in therapy. Olson snid, is in (renting vitamin E defi- ciency, a relatively rare dis- order in human IKMIRS. Wilh raro exceptions, the daily diet provides all the vita- min E needed by the about 20 said, nothing that some persons who prescribe the vitamin for them- selves take as much as milligrams a day. Unlike some other vitamins taken in large doses, vitamin E I does not have any adverse ef- fects, he said, probably because jit is not easily absorbed in the I body. A controversy over vitamin E I was stimulated about 25 years ago by Drs. Evan and Wilfrid Shute at the Shutc Institute in London. Ont, who reported that large doses of vitamin E were beneficial for treatment of car- diovascular disense. However. Olson reported to physicians at the sessions, the Shutes' work did not meet found scientific criteria and other researchers have been unable to substantiate the claims of these physician-broth- ers. Buses rolling after strike ST. JOHN'S. Nflri. (Cri j Buses were back on the streets j of this Newfoundland capital to- i day for Ihe first time in more i than a month. A strike by 100 drivers and mechanics which hcpim Oct. 16 was settled last Wednesday when HB2 of the Amalga- mated Transit Workers Union and the SI. John's I porlatlon Commission rigned t i 27-month contract. I The contract provUtod increases of 55 ta hourly pay of ?2.dl over On of the contract. Fringe heneflti worth five cents an hour alw were 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 ad daily in The Lethbridge Herald. So if you want to do your competitors a favor, stop adver- tising in Tlie 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 Alberta Market! Dial 328-4411 For a Display Advertising Representative October 1972 Net Paid Daily Circulation The Lethbridge Herald "Serves the South"