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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE ItrHBWDGl HWAIP -Conferej agriculti OTTAWA SCP) Representatives ot farm organizations, ajuri- Hisincss and the feilcra K n d provincial governments sUrt 8 two-day conference tot ay to examine a generally-ojimistic assessment of agri-cu ture prepared by the federal agriculture department. More than 300 delegates are expected to discuss the implications of the projections in the 156-page report released last month. Topics will include the general economic situation in Canada, international trade developments affecting the industry, the outlook for commodities-wheat, feed grains, and oilseeds prospects for dairying, special crops, livestock and horticulture. The conference Is expected to provide useful information for management and policy decisions. The report estimates Canadian agriculture, excluding Newfoundland, will have a total net income this year of just under SI billion compared with die preliminary figure of billion in 1X9. It emphasizes the cost-price squeeze on fanners with total cash receipts this year estimated at billion, down million from 1969, while operating costs are expected to rise SI million to billion in 1970, While the outlook for wheat as markedly improved during the last 18 months, the department says it is "difficult to foresee the possibility of any general expansion in world markets Novt-mlver M, -ice to ei iral pro! In fact, looking to the future there may be a return to lower world demand and increased competition to meet it. There is hope that if the various world wheat )lems countries prevent tto level of stacks becoming unmanageable, as happened to Canada during the last few years, world wheat prices during the next one or two years could f r. x 'teJOG-r U etautv. if of LATEST LETTER The ab 'of kidnapped British diploma during the weekend. The le that "time drags on very i'Jl t: ecause be has not been back. As government officials and relief agencies battled over operation of the aid program, po-itical leaders in East Pakistan were growing increasingly critical. The dispute is expected to Dut new life into demands for local autonomy from the central government in West Angeles 6G 50 Francisco 59 54 39 49 London 43 55 Berlin 41 41 30 51 Brussels 39 46 property for rural ares EDMONTON (CP) A new system of property taxation aimed at rural small holdings and intensive farm units has been proposed by tha Alberta M u n i c i pal Districts Association. At the annual meeting here the association approved a motion proposing that separate assessments for tar purposes be made on rural homes and land. The tax would be ether the b o m e tax or the land tax, whichever is greater. Delegates supporting the motion said the value of a rural home is an accurate reflection of a rural family's and ability to pay tax. Tlie proposal is aimed at collecting a fainer tax amount from small holdings and from such intensive farming operations as feed lots and poultry farms, said Arthur Wigmore of Blackfalds, a member of the county of Laeombe council. Mr. Wigmore said many intensive farm units pay minute amounts of tax now, as they occupy little land. They may be earning as much or more a year than other fanners, but the others pay much system is suggested taxes because -their land requirements are greater. Tha tax also would get at small holdings, which frequently consist only of private homes b u 11 1 on small parcels by people working in towns or 5 -10 Banff 5 -8 Calgary 11 -5 Cranbrook 11 2 37 51 Moscow 14 32 Stockholm 35 46 Tokyo 48 54 Lethbridge Today! Snow beginning this morning. Tuesday: Snow and blowing snow by afternoon. Winds N20 and gusty. Tempcraturci near zero. Medicine Hat Today: Increasing cloudiness. Snow this evening. Tuesday: Snow and blowing snow by afternoon. Winds N20 and gusty. Temperatures near zero. backer Hangs self in London LONDON (CP) The Evening Saturday says a 25-year-old Canadian described as a sympathizer of the Front de Liberation du Quebec has hanged himself in a cell of London's Islington police station. He is named as Richard Bros, and the newspaper says he was arrested Saturday on an assault charge. It adds he was to have been questioned by detectives of Scotland Yard's Special Branch. Neither the Yard nor the inspector In charge at Islington station would comment immediately on the report. In November, 1963, Richarc Bros appeared in Court q! Queen's Bench in Montreal will two otlfer men on charges oi conspiring to set fire to a Montreal armory. At that time pc-liea ssid the trio were members of a, "junior FLQ." Bros, then 18, pleaded guilty and was given a one-year sentence. The two others charged were Guy de Grasse, then 24, and Jacques Lanctot, then 18, Both received two-year suspended 37 30 Rupert 32 18 Prince George 7-4 Kamloops 13 13 34 28 Albert 10-18 6 -8 disaster inquiry opens TORONTO (CT) An inquiry into Canada's second-worst air disaster opens today, with testimony expected to run a week to 10 days. The court of inquiry, under Mr. Justice Hugh' Gibson of the Exchequer Court of Canada, vail investigate the July 5 crash of an Air Canada 8 near Toronto International Airport that killed 103 persons. Testitnonyis expected to centre on the jet's air spoilers -strips of metal along the wings which are normally put into operation after landing to bring the aircraft to a safe stop. Transport Minister Don Ja-mieson said in his first report after the crash that the air spoilers were deployed too early, robbing the plane of 80 per cent oi its lilt while it was still airborne. He did not stipulate whether the accident was caused by mechanical failure or human Bay 10 .20 Toronto 49 22 47 26 Vietnam to boycott peace talks PARIS (AP) Xnan Thuy, chief of the North Vietnamese delegation to the Paris peace talks, announced today his delegation will boycott Wednesday's scheduled session of the talks. He had scheduled a news conference amid speculation that Hanoi would skip the next session because of 0.S. air raids on North Vietnam during the weekend. North Vietnam said at the time the raids "seriously threaten the Paris conference on Vietnam." Last May, the Communist delegations to the peace talks refused to attend one session following American air attacks On North 48 SI .06 St. John's 46 34 Halifax 50 43 .02 Charlottelowfl 44 42 Frederieton 48 Kootenay Today cloudy. Periods of snow. Tuesday cloudy with snow-flurries becoming sunny near noon. Continuing cold. Highs today and Tuesday near 20. Lows tonight zero to 10. 50 13 New York 56 53 p3 BEHLE KM TOWN; low-cost all-steel bulk WINTER TIME IS See Us Todoy For GENERAL FA COUrTS KTS i-ww: J EN and COUNTRY ing for all-around uses PLANNING TIME Your Free RM SUPPLIES PHONE 327-3165 Burned in effigy NEW DELHI (Reuter) About 80 Indian students burned an effigy of President Nixon outside the American embassy Sunday to protest the resumed ixmbing of North jg HALE ffjBTT? OPTICAL I VtiJwt. S COMPANY VTD. Opry Martin DispenjVng Optician 307 SI. S, force industries to fight pollution CALGARY (CP) Industries should be forced to fight pollution if they do not do it voluntarily, a spokesman for the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers of America said here. "New industries, before being established, should be made to provide a guarantee I mishaps kill 4 Albertans By THE CANADIAN Tor new executive WINNIPEG (CP) Manitoba Conservatives wrapped up a two-day annual meeting approve structure of Manitoba and a public dental eare plan. However, papers dealing AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 2 Nanlon to Fort el lanes OF DEPOSIT 1 Compounded Semi Annually least four persons died accidentally on the prairies during the weekend three in and structure to ensure a pollution free Reg Basket! of Edmonton told delegates to the Alberta with a new executive structure, a decision on the leader-shin question and a half-completed set of policy labor relations and public aid to parochial schools, were left unsettled. As one delegate lanes are baref-some icy sections nearer the junctions. Fort Macleod to Cardslon wheel paths 4 Lethonage w> Coutls travel lanes bare. Highway S Lethbridge _ to Spring Coulee bare. Spring B3A% Interest on Savings Accounts 4'A% Interest on Free Chequing Accounts FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th St. S. Phone 328-5548 Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Pfairie, Letttbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Vancouver, Montreal, Nassau. MEMBER CANADA DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPOiWIOH mufmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Flcaic send me Information en your Guaranteed Certificates of Deposit survey by the Canadian Press from 6 p.m. local times Friday to midnight Sunday night showed all deaths occurred to traffic accidents. Frank Hill, 48, and his 22-year-old son Alfred, both of Calgary, died Saturday when their track plunged into a sewer excavation in the city. Terry Eaila, 11, of Calgary died Sunday when struck by a (nick. Police said the boy stepped off a city btis and was hit by the truck when he ran around the front tee bus and into the street. Gerald Lcroy Lee, 34, of Mor-Inville, Alta., was killed Sunday when struck by a car on Highway 2 five miles north of Edmonton, of Labor's annual convention. "The cost of industrial pollution control should be taken entirely out of industry profit. Industry must exist as clean industry. "Industries do not have the right to function for the purpose of profit to the detriment of human life." Federation president Roy Jamha of Edmonton said the pollution issue probably would be included in the federation's next brief to tto Alberta "We have lived with pollution for n long time but only recently has it been receiving the publicity it, shwild M.r. a step to make the party more democratic, the elected executive council was expanded to three limes its former size, with the addition of eight regional vice-presidents. The meeting also produced agreement on eight of 14 policy papers, including agreement to work for formation of a of policy became a -most anti-climatic, next to the leadership question. Final decision on the leadership was to hold a convention within the next 12 months, but not before the end of the next session of the legislature, expected in late spring or early wide. Cardstoa to Carway covered with light snow, wheel palls bare. Highway 3 Lethbridge to Pincher Creek travel lanes bare. Pincher Creek to Lund-brecfc covered with ligl t snow. Lundbreck to Cofeman east bound lanes ore bare, west bound lanes are covered with 2 inches of hard packed snow. Coleman to B.C. border covered with 1 inch of hard packed snow. Highway 3 east Lethbridge to Grassy Lake tray-PORTS OF ENTRY (Open! 24 hours: Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p 0 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. hours; Porthill-Rykcrls 8 a.m, to Wiidhorse, 8 a.m, to 5 with light snow. Wheel paths wide and bare. Highway C Pincher Creek to the Shell Plant travel anes bare. Spring Coulee to Waterton covered with this layer of packed snow. Moderately slippery. Highway 23, 25, 36 and 6t travel lanes mostly bare. MEETING CHURCH OF CHRIST 2710 2IST AVE. 5. ttTHBRIDGB Theme -'DENOMINATIONAUSM VS BIBU SPEAKER NORMAN W. FISK TONIGHT THRU SUNDAY TONIGHT AT P.M. CONGREGATIONAL SINGING NO 62 travel lanes mostly bare, some ground drifting. Snow tires or chains are required when travelling through any mountain area. ng and Closing Cotilts .m. MST. Del Bonita 9 a.m. to to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.'J., 24 midnight. Chief Mountain Closed, tM h Mr ;