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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID Wetlnosday, October fi, 1971 Ottawa remains silent on grain storage costs EDMONTON UT'-The fed-1 wheat in excess of 171] million "These are the other thing eral government is not saying j bushels. When the art is re-! that (hey are trying to skip nueh ahout the incrc'ascd cost to fanners of .storing their placed by the grains slabiliza-1 over in this idea of passing out lion program, farmers will be the million but I don't when the temporary liable (o pay storage charges i want to get into a big contro- Wheat Reserves Act is replaced j on all wheat. j versy over figures." liy the drains .stabilization pro-' There is a distinct possibility; TiKSI'ONSIBILITY gram, Alberta Agriculture any gains to lie made by lie said the fedora' govern ister Hugh Horner said Tucs-' western wheat producers under mont has the responsibility day. stabilization payments would j "for a basic granary and we Dr. Horner said that under the present reserves act Ottawa pays the full cost of storing be offset by them having to ab-! are willing to talk with them sorb wheat storage costs, Dr. j about how to do it." Horner said. Unifarm president wants EDMONTON (CP1 Uni- farm President Dobson Lea in effect be buying farmer sup- port of legislation that is inade- He said Alberta, Saskatche- wan and Manitoba are willing to get into the whole question of grain storage. Provincial Gram Commis- sions, acting as agents of the Canadian Wheat Board, would allow flexibility, he said, add- ing that all three provinces are considering such commis- sions. "We feel there has to be more negotiation and consultation with the prairie governments in said today early passage of the quato lo meet the longer term j regard to the legislation com federal government's grains j need." jng out of Ottawa." ion is ne- Mr. Lea said the legislation i Horner essential; is inadequate because it does rather see the stabilization legislate nessary to allow its sections lo he proclaimed. not provide a realistic two-price Mr. l.ra said in a news re- system for all grains and does lease Unifarm supports the I not recognize the cost of pro- three prairie agriculture min- duction factor and the effects istcrs calling for passage of the o! inflation. bill with proclamation of only i Unifarm has been critical of two sections one to abandon Ottawa for failing to make pay- the temporary Wheat Reserves ments under the temporary Act and the other to make a j Wheat Reserves Act and wanti SlOO-m i 1 1 i o n transitional pay- j the amendments included in the merit to western agriculture. legislation before it is proclaim- "Proclamation of the sections I pel in full. would inject some much Mr. Lea said the federal gov- riceded cash into the farm eco- nomy" and delay on proclam- ing the balance of the legisla- tion would allow time for the [submission of amendments. NEED CASH ernment, through abandonment of the reserves act, has not rec- ognized its responsibility for maintaining a normal reserve of grain. Under the reserves act, the "Farmers need cash now, but j federal government pays the unless amendment of the sta-; full storage costs on grain in bilization program is assured 1 Ihe delivery system above 178 the federal government would j million bushels. said he would stabilization bill passed rather than being aban- doned but OtUiwa should only proclaim two sections when it is passed. These are the sections deal- ing with the repeal of the Re- serves Act and the payment of SI 00 million in a transitional payment to western agriculture. This would allow "at least six months" to suggest modifica- tions such as a sales baseline of billion under which pay- ments to farmers would start if annual sales were below that amoiinf. Under the proposed stabiliza- tion plan the sales baseline would annual sales averaged over five years about million in the first year. The provinces, in addition to j many farm organizations, want an annual cost-of-production factor considered to combat in-' flation. I "This should be included ifjf f18 the federal government is in-1 terested in a good stabilization plan." Dr. Horner said the three INTERNATIONAL CHESS American chess act Bobby Fischer, right, studies board during match Tuesday with Tigran Petrosian of the Soviet Union. Fischer lost the con- test, the second game of his 12-game match with Peirosian. The over-ail score in the match now stands at 1-1. The match winner will gain the right to play Russia's Boris Spansky next spring for the world chess championship. are exi cases Heckler spoils Hirohito's visit LONDON (CP) Emperor Hirohito's state visit was jarred today by a British wartime pris- oner who yelled abuse at Uie Japanese ruler as he rolled through London in a horse- drawn carriage. Police, guarding the proces- sion route and patrolling roof- Soviet trade employee disappears BRUSSELS (Reuter) Ana- toli Tchibotarev, a clerk at the Soviet trade mission in Brus- sels, disappeared last Sunday, a spokesman for the Russian em- bassy said today. The spokesman said Tchibo- tarev failed to return from a Sunday afternoon drive, and was later .reported missing to police. He refused to comment on re- ports that he had been granted political asylum in Belgium. A senior Belgian official ear- ler had reported that a mem- ber of the trade delegation had disappeared. The newspaper De Standaard said today the disappearance might be linked to the defection in London of Soviet security Of- ficial Oleg Lyalin. Britain sub- sequently expelled 105 Soviet diplomats and officials. The Belgian foreign ministry issued a statement that Tchibo- tarev had not asked for political asylum, nor made any attempt lo get in touch with Belgian au- thorities or the Belgian repre- sentative of the UN high com- missioner's office for refugees. Tchibotarev does not possess diplomatic status, the ministry said. lops, watched the demonstrator warily but made no move to si- lence him. The emperor ignored the shouls. The yelling Incident, in a mh- ture of English and Japanese words, flared as the emperor's gold-trimmed carriage ap- proached the entrance to St. James's Palace where Hirohito was meeting ambassadors and diplomats from scores of coun- tries and the Commonwealth. The demonstrator refused to give his name, but told report- ers: "I was shouting out the orders that they used to shout at me when I was a prisoner-of-war In a Japanese camp. I was tor- tured for three months. "I think it's disgraceful that our establishment should be showing hospitality to these peo- ple." GUESTS OF THE QUEEN The procession from Buck- ingham Palace where the em- peror and Empress Nagako are staying with the Queen rolled on with no further incidents to St. James's Palace. The shouting incident under- lined widespread objections to the emperor's four day visit by war veterans, but so far the hostility has been shown largely by the absence of cheering hi the imperial presence. At a banquet at Buckingham Palace Tuesday night, at which the emperor wore once again the sash of the Order of the Garter, the decoration taken from him in 1M1 and now re- stored, the Queen said in her speech: "We cannot pretend that the past did not exist. "We cannot pretend that the relations between our two peo- ples have always been peaceful and friendly. However, it is pre- cisely this experience which should make us all the more de- termined never to let it happen rain." VANCOUVER (CP) Two. and other expenses that will in- special review boards Tuesday crease the allotment to her and prairie provinces also agreed substantially increased welfare Ottawa should finance the pro-1 allowances "for two Vancouver her two children to S219 monthly from Uie present S131. gram entirely _during the first i famiiics ,n decisions that could Sirs. Amos "also received one- of for all expenses ex- cept rent. Such a person now gets A couple without children should receive a minimum of -142, instead of the present S90. for the entire welfare system j a washing machine, drapes, A single parent with one casn-snort farmers at this I jn British Columbia. j clothing and bedding. I child should get SI55, in con- The boards ruled the fomi- One review board chairman, trast to the present lies were being deprived of a' Peter Davies. said the deci-1 A single parent with two "normal and healthv exist-! sions now go to Victoria where, j children .should receive in- two years "so it would not take money from the pockets of time. Under the proposed legisla- tion, farmers would contribute two per cent of their gross in- come into the stabilization fund and the federal government four per cent. have far-reaching implications j shot grants for such items as drapes, Weather and road report ABOVE "19.ftf) IRome ZERO AT NOON j Paris CELEBRATES 85TH BIRTHDAY This is a study of David Ben-Gurion who celebrated his 85th birthday Wed- nesday. The former Israeli premier is a mellowed man at peace with the politicians he once vilified. Ben-Gurion's birthday is celebrated today under the Hebrew calendar, although he was born Oct. 16, 1886. Bigl Ky charges 'rigging' in election SAIGON (AP) Vice-Presi- dent Nguyen Cao Ky charged today there was "brazen rig- ging" of South Vietnam's presi- dential election in which Presi- dent Nguyen Van Thieu, run- ning alone, won reflection by what election officials said was more than a 90-per-cent margin. "The results of the Oct. 3 el- ection, with figures indicating percentages nearing 100 per cent, revealed a brazen rigging beyond Ky said in a statement released by his j press office. ordered the Van- he said, the rehabilitation de-i stead of ence couver welfare department to bring allowances up to stan- dard within weeks. The cases involved appeals by Mrs. Toni Cowlishaw and Mi's, -lean Amos for extra money for food, clothing, household goods, utilities and j other expenses. One board found Mrs. Cow- lishaw and her six children j could not be fed adequately on their present food allowance of S168 a month and ordered it increased to Mrs. Cowlishaw also was granted a flat, one-shot cloth- ing grant of S230, plus a month for clothes. She also was granted an allowance to buy a washing machine and given a sundries budget of j exclusive of clothing. She was also given a S75-a- month rent allowance, bringing her total monthy allowance to from The board hearing Mrs. Amos' case ordered a series of im- provements in clothing, food partment is compelled by the The boards suggested proper- j Social Assistance Act to ap-1 tional increases to larger fam-1 prove those changes n o t con- j ilies up to S4B9 for a single SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET II L Prc Lethbridge trary to department policy or I parent family with seven Pincher Creek law. I children, which now gels Medicine Hat Dealing with welfare rates in It was also recommended Edmonton general, both boards recom-1 that the welfare department be Grande Prairie mended that they be increased j required to review the level of. Bantf for all other expenses than j allowances every six months! Calgary rent in the following way: j and that allowances be raised Cranb.rook..... A single person on wel-1 or lowered according to the. Victoria fare should, receive a minimum cost of living index. Penticton Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina...... Winnipeg Group protests xL SL j Toronto London Berlin Amsterdam Moscow 72 55 59 41 63 46 55 36 63 36 32 26 TRADITION Rye Whisky Schenley made il full-bodied and mellow. Yet smooth. You made it our fastest growing Canadian Rye Whisky. Jhank you, VOTE KERGAN, W. L (Bill) X FOR CITY COUNCIL WED., OCT. 13th 9 Motive Son 60 years resident of tethbridge Retired afler 35 years public service in City Administration. Hove the time, and more important the inter- est and desire to serve oil citiions. No outside vested in- be impar- tial on all matters re- tntinq to City Council nnd in in- terc'ls. Inserted by Bill KERGAN A CGA Condidato WINNIPEG (CP) A group; ment now is challenging the called the Citizens' Committee I appeal ruling. On Corrections has protested, j ur said provincial KiidiTiclon in statements to two Manitoba I government actions in the case Chicago cabinet ministers, the delen- j may be in violation of the Ju- York (ion of a 15-year-old boy in a ven'ile Delinquents Act which Miami jail for adults. states, in part, "no child pend- I.cs Angeles Rev. Kim S. Warne, a United j ing a hearing under this act, Church minister and Chairman j shall lie held in confinement in of the group, said Tuesday de-: any country or oilier gaol or tention of the boy may violate other place in which adults are federal law. j or may be imprisoned, but The boy Is alleged to have j shall be detained at a detention killed a four-year-old girl. home or shelter used exclusive- Mr. Warnc said, boy (ly for children or under other needs psychiatric treatment but: charge approved of by the Manitoba has no resources for i judge." this type of youngster. He has been in custody awaiting dis- position for ahout seven months in Headingley jail, an adult institution." Mr. Warne said statements senl to Attorney-General A. H. Mackling and Health Minister Rene Toupin recommend that no child he raised to adult court until a review hoard has had a chance to examine (he case closely. WON'APPK.M, He said the bnv in 79 52 75 49 FORECAST: 78 si Lcthbridge region: Sunny 77 In ,1 (In- wrst 74 45 gnsting to 30 near the foot- C9 48 77 43 'ows tonight 40 to 45. Sunny fifi 44 and cooler Thursday, Highs 67 47 near 66 44 McdH'ic lint reg'ons: Sunny 68 57 today. Highs 75 to 80; lows to- 67 50 'n 45. w'lh brisk 51 northwest winds Thursday. 71 41 Cooler. Highs near 6" 71 36 Calgary region: Sunny to- 59 35 souihwesi winds 70 53 this afternoon. Highs near 75. Ottawa 65 52 .03 Lows 40. Montreal........m 50 with brisk northwest winds St. John's......52 47 .02 Thursday. Cooler, Highs 60 to Pi FO j 65. Charlotlelown .65 50 j Columbia-Koolenay Today: (i'i r-0 Sunny and warm, clouding over 76 51 (his afternoon wilh a few afler- 7fi fifi noon 'and evening showers in 85 78 norlhcrn parts. Highs near 60. HH 71 Lows lonighl 40-45. Thursday: Las Vegas......83 58 Mostly sunny with a few morn- Honolulu 86 66 ing fog patches. Highs 60-65. Government plans to take action was raised In adult court for trial but subsequently won an appeal to he tried as a juvenile. The attorney-general's depart- ANNUAL FALL SALE CONTINUES DOWNTOWN flQ6-60R 3rd AVB. S. Phone 327-5767 Fcnturinfi Ouhluncling Buyj Jusl Liko Thcso: RCA FREEZERS RE SURE TO SHOP THE MANY GREAT BUYS 1 8 Cu. Ft. 12 Cu. Ft. 11 Cu. Ft. 20 Cu. Ft. 25 Cu. Ft. 169.95 184.95 199.95 219.95 259.95 featured In tho PRO HARDWARE 8 PAGE SUPPLEMENT Delivered to your door) ENGLISH BONE CHINA and STEMWARE During our Annual Fall Sale Royal Doulfon, Royal Worchostcr Min ton, Aynsloy, Spode, Paragon nnd Tuscan, WINNIPEG fCP> AHor- ney-Gc-rieriii A. H. Mackling says cffnrt.s will bo made to arrange (bo Iransfrr to an On- tario inslilution of a B-ycar-flld boy who has been held in a jail for adults in Manitoba ponding trial. Mr. Markling said the hoy, alleged to have stabbed a four- year-old girl (o death, shouldn't be in a jail for adults "but we have no other place available." He said in an interview today members of his staff are check- ing Ihn possibility cf having the youlli moved lo Ontario. A cili- group has pvnterstcd (o Mr. Mackling nnd Health Min- ister Hcno Toupin about the youth's situntiim, Mr. Mackling said, "ffc have a problem making provisions for holding juveniles in maxi- mumsecurily institutions but so does almost every other province." He said a possible solution would bo n system of regional federal provincial facilities lo handle such cases. COME IN AND DEAL NOW ON AN ALLIS-CHALMERS MODEL 240 POTATO HARVESTER TAKE ADVANTAGE Of. DRASTICALLY REDUCED PRICES low Down Payments Interest Free Financing to April 1st, 1972 BARLEY or WHEAT Taken In Trade at your exclusive Allis-Chalmers Dealer for Lethbridge and Trading Area GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-3165 LETHBRIDGE, AUA. PO. BOX 1202 OFFICIAL A3 AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In Uie Lellv i dry and in good driving condl- bridge District are bare nnd'lion. TOUTS OF ENTRY (Opening nml Closing Colitis 24 hours; Carway (i a.m. lo fl p.m. MST; De! 8 a.m. lo 5 p.m.; Hoosevillc, B.C. 8 a.m. (o 5 p.m.; Kingsgalc, 24 hours; Porthill Kykciis 8 a.m. lo midnight. Chief Mountain closed., 7 a.m. lo 8 p.m. Logan Pass open 2-1 hours daily. ;