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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 40 -THE ItTHfrKIDGE HlRAirj Wrdi.cultiy. October 11, 197J the clecriou. irnil ee a pressing issue BY WILLIAM HOnur.KS j New York Times Service Montreal As Prime Min- ister Pierre Elliott Trudeau arrived on a re-election cam- paign swing through Prince Edward Island last mouth, a waitress snapped off a radio that was broadcasting his air- port remarks and grumbled: "Why doesn't he go back to Quebec'.'" Three thousand miles away in British Columbia u lew days later, a radio commen- tator referred to Ihe French- speaking prime minister as "that Frenchman in Ottawa." and suggested that the coun- try might be better off with- out Quebec. The incidents, typical of what one can hear any day in any part of Canada, re fleet a basic fart about Que- bec in the current national election campaign The province, second iu population only to Ontario, is not only a key geographical area, assiduously wooed for votes, like California or Pen- nsylvania, hut it is also a cen- tral campaign issue, discussed urgently in all 10 provinces. Mere in QueK-c. n o one talks much about Nova Scotia or Hritish Columbia, for ex- ample, but the future of Quc- IM.X- is :i pressing topic not just here but coast to coast. Moreover one-fourth of the seats in parliament are in Quebec, so both Trucleau and his EVojiressive Conservative opponent. Robert L. Stan- field, are concentrating much attention to the province be- tween now and the Oct. .50 election. Both men ate stated oppo- nents of the Quebec separa- tist movement. The organizers of a Trudeau rally in Que- bec City the other night even opened the business with the of "0 Canada." the national anthem, and display- ed the rert-and-white maple leaf Ivvo symbols of fed- eralism that are far from common in this part of the country. But 'neither the Liberals nor the Conservatives mind, pre- sumably, if a separatist vot- ed for them. And Stanfietd's Quebec lieutenant, a former i jiuliHc named Claude Wagner, 1 broke new ground by con- cedini' thai if Quebec voted iim even ID discuss Ihe pns- i Canada, who like the for mdiwmk'iicc ho would j sibilily of hreatiini; the conn- j interviewer, do not like support 'it '1'lic separatist trv in two. L boc or who would not sov pariv liorc Rot a fourth of tin- Stanfiold who is From Hal- ry lo see it break votes in the lust provincial ifitv has also talked in "one if fact is an election, so the issue is more Camilla" terms blaming Hie sltl. in oilier nine than theoretical. Triulcaii government for "the inces. it is pervasive in In 1 lie speeches, the deepening of division where French is Hie na- interviews. Ihe liaml- the country." and ho got lanuiuiye of live out of shakino tours that have so snappish with a British Col- 5jN far made up most of the cam- 1 radio interviewer who palgn by of the national party leaders, Trudeau. has Buj the s ides 1 >ei u g Tn idea u' s home, (lie province has tilth [tonally been in the control of the Liberal party, which in repcalcdly stressed "the into- positions, it is election four years ago gritv of often reins- that there are people all of the province's 1A of Ihe major caiuii- New kidney a t a re ted to s pent! quite a bit of time here in i coming wwks. but the AE'1 1 Law son of Ihe University are also basing Two in which a di, 1 j eased kidney was removed, re- The kklnev is hopes on Wagner, a well-known political figure who just recently defected paired, then returned lo the hu- in all saiine bath the Ubcral party. man hody. were reported by a the surgeon six to eight of the major issues in school official to the i for slow, meticulous Conservative cam- American College of Surgeons without damage to kidney is one that bears heav- today. tion Lawson said the on Quebec life; the econ- i Unlike kidney transplants, aiimv5 for correction of de-: there is no dange. of tissue re- j f i iectioti from a poor match! when a person's own kidney is would not be amenable to Quebec's unemployment rate is higher than the 6.7 per cent national avei ace and the french-speaking work- i fixed and put back, Russell 1 are the hardest bit. Today you can own our best 9-pc. stainless steel cookware set and really start cooking. Tastefully This sot is in the heaviest t'ri-ply know much heavier than regtilar trj-ply. Carbon steel cores and vapor seal covers give even, perfect cooking with little water. Vitamin-rich rjoodnoss and flavour slays inside. The set: 30. 58 and Trl-oz. nauccpnns covers. 166-n? Dutch oven with and ID'X." open Li'J> triGluo''rj in pioco count. HIS FAVORITE Albert Peck, 77, of Kitchener obviously likes buHermilk. And des- I pile the fad lhat a creamery near his home was forced to close to modernizalion costs, he'll still have favorile drink close ot hand. He boughl 10 cjalloni to take home and freeze. Tobacco still is booming despite health By HOY I'.KKD York Times Service N.C. the wari'hmiso." Clifford Ay- cock recalled, ''we'd go with mules and wagons. We'd put the mules in tlie stalls and spcri'l Ilic nipht there In the ket. remembers with tolerant I olina R ,vas Uke n county fair, j warehouse. You'd never see a amusement an entrepreneur I drink vendors walk- j lad> was considered a place who tried In exploit the cigar-i as (hey do today for men." ette-limg cancer scare a few a[ footfoai] games. Farmers I it is all different now. he year when buyers move e. The day has gone when the Viilson. the j annuai toijacco auction the hest show in eastern North Car- tobacco mar- tolerant STORE HOURS. Open Doily 9 o.nv ID p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 o. 11. to 9 p.m. Cinlre Teloplicme 32B-923I Ihol "might have been the smartest decision of his career. Tohacco. far from fading under Ihe onslaught of health warnings, is hlooming. The de- mand for it is inn easing in- stead of decreasing. 'Ihc heicht- i er.ed demand and a short crop because of weather and other factors have pushed the pi-ices paid to lobacco growers to rec- ord high levels this summer, i Tobacco farmers, notorious grumhlcrs and worrit' s. arc openly satisfied. "It looks like a pretty fair crop." R. L. Short, a Wilson County farmer who has raised tobacco 42 years, admitted one day last week during an auc- tion at Hie centre b'ick ware- house. He and several other farmers had just seen their to- bacco sold for prices ranging from B7 cents lo SO cents a pounrl 10 cents to 13 cenls a pound more than it brought last i year. I Ruycrs for tin- hip a IT- so for totiatco that they an- paying almost as much for "lni..h" j tobacco as for the finest! leaves, Karmors. auctioneers and warehousemen who have I been in the business for years are shaking their heads In as- tonishment. They remember the years '.'.hen growers care- i fully sorter! their hesl leaves and pushed them for premium I prices. The auctioneer's job this lall is to lead a pack of buyers j down Ihe rows of tobacco piles as fast as they all can walk and allocate tobacco to the vavious companies They slill go through the motions of an auction with its competitive buying and selling. Hut they all know thnl the form is largely sham this year Virtually every buyer in the lini- of ]fl or 12 buyers hitls )hc prko Ihc auc- tioned ami there is an un- wriMen iiiirlerstanrling thai the main joh this sum- mer is to lhat each buyer gets a reasonable share of the product, for his company. The process i.s .so cut and dried (hat some warehouses are selling as m.'my as P.iKI flip lo :MXl po'.iMts to Ihe pilei an htiur. Thai is nrnrly 1 twice as last as M was sold "When I first started going to] Ihc night. huy o I vow wor.f exactly jit fiU perfectly you really wont but can't find anywhere else. And eoc'n cuitomer differenl. 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