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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 1HI LETHSRIDGE HERALD Thundny, 1970 NUMBER ONE' New York's World Trade Centre reaches a towering feet, making the Empire State Building the second tallest skyscraper In the world. When completed, the Centre will be 110 stories tall, stretching eight stories high- er than the former record holder. Alberta Fares Poorly OTTAWA (CP) Ontario and Saskatchewan got high marks from an Economic 'Council o Canada study Wednesday fo their ability to produce cerea grains economically. Alberta and Manitoba did not fare so welL The council released a study prepared under the direction o W. J. Craddock of the TJniver gity of Manitoba which attempts for the first time to detennin Hie long-run competitive pos: Hon of Canadian regions cur rently producing cereal crops. It begins by saying that Can ada has been over-producin cereal 1953 an 1969 wheat production averaged 544 bushels annually while do- mestic and export sales aver aged 515 break down the country into 188 pro- ducing regions to determine which of them should be first to discontinue production. The most favorable long range situation used in th etudy assumes a wheat expor demand of 420 million bushels considered "an optimistic as sessment of future wheat mar kets." Wheat exports in the last cro year totalled 346.6 millio brehels. This year they are ex pected to be between 400 an 500 million bushels. Under this "optimistic" situs tion, the report said total grai demand could be met wil fewer Canadian acres planted than were under pro duction in 1966-the base yea- used for the survey. Last year total cereal production wa down considerably from the 196 figure, with wheat production drastically reduced. NO SURPLUS IN SASK. Alberta produced 50.3 per cen of the 1966 surplus and Man toba 28.6 per cent. On the oth< hand, Saskatchewan w; deemed to have no surpl acreage, and Ontario only .8 pe cent. Using the optimistic forecas Canadian cereal productio would be most efficient if A berta cut its cereal by 5.4 per cent of that grown 1966 and Manitoba reduced i acreage by 7.3 per cent. The report noted that "a lau percentage of cereal-growin acreage in the Maritime Quebec -nd British Columbia not competitive with the rest but said because limited production in the areas the significance of this not great. It also said Ontario and Bn ish Columbia would bccom much more competitive with tl Prairies if the freight sulisu on cereal grains was removed. The inefficient grain land Manitoba, the report said, li in the eastern part of the pro ince. Taking only economic facto into account, only 22 per ccni. the cereal land under culliv tion in the extreme eastern i gion of the province and in t area between its major lak should remain in production I optimal Canadian production the optimistic sales level. In Manitoba, the most incf cient land was found on t noi'lhern of the provinc taking Iransport costs into co SIMPSONS-SEARS OUR BIGGEST SkLE EVER! ale Starts Tonight at 7 p.m, Over 100 Rugs to Choose From Personal Shopping Only Please SOME SECONDS .SLIGHT FLAWS WILL NOT AFFECT APPEARANCE OR WEARABILITY Price '5" 99 Nylon Cushion 29 Nylon 89 Nylon Cushion Level Loop 99 Part Nylon Cushion Nylon Loop Propylene 89 Nylon Nylon Polypropylene Acrilan Level Acrilan Level 89 Nylon Acrilan Loop Mottle Tuft Cut Loop 59 89 Man Made 15 99 Nylon Description Acrilan Plush Acrilan Plush Acrilan Plush Acrilan Plush Acrilan Acrilan Acrilan Plush Polypropylene Polypropylene Acrilan Acrilan Acrilan Acrilan Part Wool Pdrf Wool Part Wool Part Wool Part Wool Part Wool Polypropylene Nylon Loop Mottle Nylon Loop Mottle Rubber Back Nylon Plush Polypropylene Polypropylene Loop Mottle Nylon Tuft Cut Loop Nylon Acrilan Acrilan Acrilan Acrilan Acrilan Plush Acrilan Plush Acrilan Plush Acrilan Acrilan Acrilan Acrilan Acrilan Acrilan No. 10 12 13 14 17 18 20 22 24 25 27 29 30 31 33 34 36 40 41 42 45 47 49 57 59 60 61 62 64 66 67 63 73 75 76 77 78 80 Color Willow Willow Green Green Tangerine Tangerine Green Gold Gold Honeycomb Tangerine Moss Moss Gold Green Green Green Gold Gold Moss Gold Gold Gold Green Green Blue Blue Olive Brown Gold Willow Moss Gold Honeycomb Honeycomb Blue Red Green Green Blue Red Moss Size 9'x127 12'xlO'6'' 12'xl6'6" 9'xl2' 9'xl2' 9'xl2' 9'xl2' 9'xl2' 9'xlO'6" 9'x12' 9'xl2' 9'xl2' 9'x12' 9'xl2' 9'xiO'6" n'lO'xlT 12'x1T9" lT9''xl6' 14'6''xl4'3 10'xl5'2" 9'xl2' 9'x12' 9'xl2' 9'x10'6" 9'xlO'6" Price 89 99 39 15 15 59 99 29 29 29 44 'CHARGE IT' NO DOWN PAYMENT 'TIL JANUARY '71 Except for usual service charge after 30 days_____________________ ;