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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, October 7, 1971 Cofiiwerifion act defended TORONTO (IT11 The f oral government's prupnsrd compel act the operations nf a free mar economy oniv tu see tiiat works beikT, At'f Minister Knn Kusfunl here. He said fears of .-'.ome h ne.sMiien ihai the hill inliTdii in the Commons las! June regulate (lie market and resi them tiiKlnly are One of (he biH'.s is ensure there is fair and ho dealing between sellers buvens. ibusi S111CSS farm bill a rd miurd BRIGDKX. Out. UP'-- II. A. Olson, fedenil minister of njiri- culturc, says the proposed na- tional marketing bonrd provide greater con'nil uvn farm m a r kr t s and miard against overproduction. Air. Olson was speaking al a barbecue s p o n s o r e d by tin: Lambton County b'oil and Y'ron I in prove men t Association in this community miles south ft" Samia, He said flu1 national board, proposed in a bill now heiore the Commons. be more useful than provincial boards. Mr. Olson said provincial boards have not been successful because they tended to limit Intel-provincial trade. He said it takes only a small surplus to ruin some farm mar- kets and provincial marketing board have not. been able to control this problem. Giving away food to other countries is no! the answer, be said, because it disrupts agri- cultural programs in those countries. i Mr. Hasford spoke to the an- nual meeting of the Canadian [letter Bureau and :n- vitrd it to Mihmii proposed .'iint'iidmenls to the bill before the end of the year. The hill, he said, will he re-intrt.duced at the next session of Parliament, pMihahly in January, and will In1 Mudied by Commons and Se- committees before it is The hill slrenj'.lhens existing ia'.v d e c e p t i v e and traudulent. activities including adverliisng. "A wiu'id-Ix.1 buyer should be able to rely on the information provided to him by the seller." Mr. Basford said. ''There is no rcvnlutionary concept in this to I me. li is n simple affirmation of the principle on which most of our commerce is conducted.'' One of the most serious prob- lems encountered by the con- .-urner and corporate affairs de- r.'irtni'.-nl, and hy the better bureaus across Can- ada, he said, is that ol mean- ingless or deceptive warranties on goods, and lack of after-sale service guarantees. .Coffee prices Crude oil discovery applauded CALGARY (CD The Ca- Manager Proctor said. -rn-'if! po' r--- ter exploration in Wester n Canada cated growing demand for 'n-drnr: .T pecially naUir; 1 from the we- rrn ince-." "The find is significant be- cause a m a j r> r '1! pears to bo indicated afiu' the drilling lory he snid in 2 news an i increase RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazil's decision to stop subsi- dizing the internal coffee mar- ket will mean the end of a bar- gain for housewives hero. Retail prices have gone up to 31 cents from 27 cents a pound. are expected to reach 35 cents for the cheapest brands by the end of (he year. Special- grade coffee may wind up sell- ing for as much as G6 cents a pound, industry people say. Brazilians drink coffee seven or eight times a day. Thus the extra money spent at the gro- cers is bound to affect family budgets. Brazil, the No. 1 coffee pro- ducer, has kept domestic prices at low levels for 13 years while selling coffee abroad" at market prices.. This was because the government, had more coffee on its hands than it knew what to do with. Bad weather in recent years and the growing demand for coffee overseas have reduced Brazil's stocks. The government determined that, subsidies no longer made economic sense, and it says all will end in De- cember. It now costs the gov- ernment about ?120 million a year to buy coffee from local growers and then sell it for al- most half price to roasters. Plan study of copper concentrates THA1L, B.C. (CP) An in- of the feasibility vch said Of trcalin.j eonper concentrates in metal at Kimbcrlcy. B.C.. was an- nounced Wednesday by Comin- well on the extreme tip of Sa- co Ltd. president Robert Hend- tiral gas and conflensate, ble cast of Halifax. milcs ricks lie Theatre new se raid the study will last 12 'o K; weeks. Jf the treatment is HMvible, he said, a plant ca- I'jiMc of turning out more (ban T'l.fXio tens of anode copper a >ear could he in operation with- in two years. Mr. Ilendricks paid the few available outlets for treatment of B.C.'s copper concentrates are diminishing. He said base-metal smelters iCP'i Thoairc are net. equipped with sophist i- 3's new season in October cated pollution-control eqnip- with an original Lite is a i ment are facing the prospect Dream, by Tniversity of Al- i of cither installing expensive bcrta writing professor Ben and siilphiir-dispo- Tarver. sal ojieratinp at re- ''It's kind of a i duced capacity or. in some (ryout." said manning director- cases, actually shutting down. Anno Green. Tho play has been "Because Common has in its accepted for production by the chemical and plants Arts Thornro in London for at Kiniberley a proven system April, of smoke a'batement and' con- Tlicat.rr which t.rol of gaseous byproducts, il its second season as a repertory could an outlet in this group in (lie city, received a province for cone e n- specia] projects grant from the he said. Canada Council for the produc- tion. Miss (Jreen said. ''It's the arlaptation of a 17th: cenluo1 Spanish pipy by Pwlro Calderon de'la Barca and it's tremendously exciting. It provides su.sponse and phi- losophy, with man pitting him- self against hi.-, fate." readings VAN'COUVKR (CP) Tradi- tional morning Hible readings Tarver, v.hose musical recitation of the Lord's tat ion of The Man with a Load! Prayr have horn ro-endorsod of Mischief ran off-Iiroachvay! for public school classes in Brit- for a year and thru played I.on- j ish Columbia. (ion's West Kr.d, has been work- j B.C. scl'oo! trustees, meeting ing on this for several I tn convrn-ion here, rejeclerl a years, she said. Vnnrouvor school board resolu- Xew n a live .Judith lion calling on Ihe provincial Maybe, now an Kdmonton resi-' government to end required dent, plays the leading role of; religious exercises. R o s a 11 r a, David Mac-1 They a s o defeated nn j llwrailh and Brian (iromoff also anirndmen! that would have iyi (ho Mark Schocnberg' ivplaced the exercises with a directs.' course in uorld religions. I Empty victory in Saigon I The hill "should go a long' way in helping those many i manufacturers who provide ,ui j fCPI llous.nfi ac- MTviiv iMuraitefs, by plating a P'fkcd up again in Scp- li'gal pnihibilion against with coiistructHin stall- live uarranlii's and service uh-1 on ncw llousl's alwrt- 'dirtakings that havp no roason-1 limls. Mortgage able of imtl Housing Corp. reported Mr. IJ.vfiiid added. torlay. In aetuat terms, in major urban centres, construction stared on units. per cent more ilian in last year, ttu1 fc-drrai govern- ment liousing agency said. Adjusted for the usual sea- sonal rate o! activity in the early fall and extended to all areas of Canada, the annual rate figure of compared with in August. For the third quarter of JflTl, Die rate to nnvo drowned i vvas 244AOO, compared with iM-rrics sink in seas .MANILA (Renter) Two fer- ries sank in stormy seas off the 1'hil ijj-jies and 29 persons are dead or missing, police an- A ,-pokesman said 27 persons tllinl quarter of IflTl, rate j was 2-M.400, compared with in the smmd quarter and in first three months of 1971. GMIIC said activity increased when a small ferry capsized today in file central All "7 people on the second ship, the Tacloban, ....._____________. were picked up by passing ves-; in both single, detached houses scls after it sank this morning, j and in multiple structures such Two oi' them, however, were as apartments and row-housing, dead, a spokesman for the com- j The former was up 44.5 per pany owning the rescue ships cent, and the latter rose by said. per cent. WASHINGTON (CP) Presi- dent Nguyen Van Thicu's triumph in Sunday's no-contest election in South Vietnam comes as n sort of empty vic- tory for the Saigon government and for United States policy there. According to the game plan, this election wa.s to have been a dramatic (liming point in Presi- dent Nixon's scheme to get the U.S. out of Southeast Asia. T h i e u r someone else- would be democratically elected and the South Vietnaoticse gov- ernment, thus emboldened by legitimacy, would take over the reins of power, gradually guid- ing the country out of its long dilemma. Thicu, who received only 35 per cent of (lie vote in a multi- candidate election four years ago, wanted desperately to be a majority president this time. But activities by him, or on his behalf, eventually elimi- nated all opposition either through legislative or court ac- tion or through withdrawal of disgruntled candidates. As the onlv contender in Sun- day's voting, he received 91.5 per cent of the votes cast. The Americans could lament that they had done their best to ensure an open and free elec- tion, and Thicu could boast that the endorsement amounted to a landslide vote of confidence in him. Nevertheless, the opposi- tion still had plenty of ammuni- tion to level at both these claims. Vice-President Nguyen Cao Ky, who withdrew from the presidential election campaign last month along with Gen. Duong Van Minh, have declared the Thieu administration a dic- tatorship and have limited success so or- ganize a protest movement against it. Although Sunday's vote was but a pale shadow of the type of campaign and election friends of South Vietnam had hoped for, it was not a complete loss. Thieu. it appears from (lie overwhelming election results, enjoys loyal support throughout much of the country. He had said he would resign if 50 per cent of those voting indi- cated their dissatisfaction with him by defacing their ballots. Only a relative handful did, ac- cording to election officials. And from the U.S. point of view, the big plus in Thieu's election is that stability in U.S.- Soulh Vietnam relations will be maintained. Had a new administration come to power, the whole politi- cal fabric of South Vietnam would have come unravelled. I'llESIUENT THIEU One-man show Re-elect CAM on Oct. 13 Presently an alderman on City Council Vitally interested in the well being of all citizens of Lethbridge Has successfully owned and oper- ated own shoe business in for the past 20 years. Involved in Community Service Work. VOTE BARff S, J. Cam. IX Inserted by CAM BARNES, CGA Candidate EATO Tremei Value on Winter Overcoats each Your overcoat comes -first in a wardrobe! Dressed for business for any occasion with confidence! New Fall Stock! Top names include Crombie and Saxony single breasted classics up-dated shaping in a wide range of imported tweeds that never looked better! What price fashion? 'way less than you expected when you take advantage of these specially induced prices in Eaton's outstanding overcoat event Friday! Limited Quantities! Shop early! Have firs! choice! Regulars, Jails, short. Men's Wear, Main Floor. Week Long Made-to-Measure Suit 'Personalized' fit a natural preference and now you can afford it during Eaton's week-long made-to-measure suit sale! Choose from our Fall Stylo Portfolio handsome domestic and imported woolens colours to accentuate your good tasto the look you want the tailoring speci- fications you expect by one of Canada's leading makers! Use Your Ealon Budget Charge Account to take advantage of this timely sale. SALE! Coat and Pant Slight Additional Charge for fancy back and pocket treatment. Siics over 46 are 20% extra. 36.99 Men's Clothing, Main Floor SHOP EATON'S TONIGHT UNTIL 9 AND FRIDAY 9 'TIL 9. BUY LINE 328-8811. ;