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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD Thursday, September 6, 1973 Demand for meat upsets food supply HONOLULU, Hawaii Stuck for a steak in the meat short- age? Take heart, nutritionally you probably don't need it. A leading world food expert calls the demand for meat in countries like the United States extravagant and unnecessary. Not only does it lead to need- less dependence on meat, he says, but it also distorts the world food supply encouraging overproduction in meat in pros- perous countries at the expense of cereal grains. "Many people seem to think that, if they don't have meat, they won't have the protein they need. But this is not explains Max Milner, of the United Nations protein advisory- group. ''There is no evidence that meat is necessary.'" Dr. Milner blamed the grow- ing demand for animal protein in affluent countries for adding to world food shortages. In fact, he twinned it with over- j population in other countries as one of the two main food-short- age culprits. "In poorer countries where creeal grains are the primary foods, the per capita consump- tion of protein aver ages about 400 pounds a year. This grain is consumed as such, with minimal processing and cer- Golden (Open Monday through Fri- day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 1 to 5 p.m.! Monday: General meeting at 2 p.m. A good attendance is re- quested. Tuesday: Singing, 10 a.m. Dancing, 2 p.m. Noteworthy: Fall activities get into full swing Monday, Sept. 17. with keep fit classes at a.m. See schedule on bulletin board. The centre is now registered as a charitable organization for income tax purposes. tainly little if any conversion to animal pritein. "In the affluent countries, on the other hand, the per capita grain consumption is about 000 pounds per year, of which only about 150 pounds is used for foods such as bread, ma- caroni, and breakfast cereals. The balance provides the ani- mal foods we eat meat, poultry, eggs, and milk. In other words, he says, in poor countries people may suf- fer greatly from lack of basic foods such as cereal and grains, while the affluent countries ere feeding it to livestock. Dr. Milner also presented a bleak picture of the potential of high-yield grains to help food-poor countries. "The irregularity and partial failure of the past year's mon- soon r-ains in India and South- east Asia (and drought in Afri- ca) again raise the spectre of famine.'' Mr. A. H. Boerman. Direc- tor-General of the UN Food and j Agriculture Organization, re-i oently called on all countries to! co-operate in establishing grain 1 reserve stocks to meet world I emergencies of the kind which j is apparent now. Dr. Milner wonders if the de- veloping countries ever will mobilize their agricultural po- tential sufficiently to cope with tha needs of their own people in the face of this insatiable i demand in the world markets j for meat and for the grain re- quired to produce it. Dr. Milner respects the tech- nological resources of both the United States and other na- tions, especially in areas of in- creased grain and soybean production. He did, however, project a rather disturbing longer-range prospect. Listing several factors criti- cal to the United States and other agricultural countries, he mentioned the increa s e d scarcity of water for farming and the fuel required to oper- ate equipment, the assault on the environment due to euthro- phication of lakes and streams with increased fertilizer uses, and the shrinking of pasture- land for beef production. i JACKPOT BINGO THIS THURSDAY EVENING, SEPT. 6th Sponiorcd by Ladln' Aid of SI. Peter and St. Paul's Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL CORNER 12th STREET B and 7th AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts at and Is Won Every Thursday 2nd Jackpot in 53 5th-7 No. Jackpot Pot o' Gold 25C PER CARD OR 3 FOR S3..OO ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE under 16 years not allowed By IXGA RUNDVOLD Christian Science Monitor WASHINGTON. Wouldn't you think the No. 1 party giver in the world would Wealth bothers Israelis New York Times Service SAVYON, Israel A Madi- son Avenue art gallery recent- ly opened a branch in this mani- cured Tel Aviv suburb offering original Picasso, Chagall and Dali prints at prices it adver- tises as "no higher than New York." On the Tel Aviv Beachfront, between the new high rise apartments, construction has begun on two marinas that the municipality says will "meet the needs of the growing ranks of Israeli yachtsman." The art galleries, marinas, boutiques and lavish homes are the visible signs of new Israeli affluence that is one of the most striking by products of the six-day war in 1967. Riding the crest of a spiraling postwar boom, more and more Israelis are adopting a life-style that would have astounded Zionists just a generation ago. Scores of personal fortunes have been made since the war, many by independent contrac- tors whom the government hired on a crash, cost plus basis to build fortifications and settlements in the occupied Arab territories. Others have grown rich because of the sud- den expansion of postwar mar- kets. others from the Sinai pen- insula oil fields and still others from the growing stream of for- eign capital that has flowed into Israel. A newspaper reported re- cently that Israel had 200 mil- lionaires. The number amused Baruch Braude, whose account- ing firm is the Israeli equiva- lent of Price, Waterhouse. "Two thousand is more like he me up at the airport runway f Square near Marble Arch. The j room. Everything was handled about history especially Bri- said with a smile. "The 200 and whisk me to my hotel. entire staff is well acquainted i so elegantly and all the guests tish historv Yin fascinated with are just the ones that admit They still give me that courtesy j with this Lady Ambassador j were magnificently dressed. Evening at Henderson Lake A littie light relaxation with a fishing rod after a hard day's grind ct school, and all's right with the world. These is it young men, caught in silhouette, enjoy the serenity of the lake at dusk. lr> the background is the tea house in the Nikka Yuko gardens. ostess with mostest want peace and quiet for a va-! reds of cation? Not Perle Mesta! "The' Hostess with the Mostest" pre- fers the active scene, and as far as she is concerned, "Lon- don is where it's at." "My cup of said Mrs. Mesta, "is to relax in luxury, get all dressed up. go to ele- today and I enjoy it. "I've Perle wants, Perle I "About 1 o'clock in the morn- gant luncheons, sparkling dinner high teas, parties, the theatre, and enjoy all the ser- vice and pampering a good holel lavishes on it's guest." "I will says the sil- verhaired grand lady of the di- plomatic corps, "that lot of attention when get a travel BINGO SCANDINAVIAN HALL 229 12th St. 'C N. r, Sept. 7th at 8 p.m. DOORS OPEN AT 7 P.M. NEW JACKPOT IN 50 NUMBERS 10th GAME WIN ON EMPTY CARD 4th 8th 12th GAME in 7 NUMBERS or LESS si8 5 CARDS FOR POT OF GOLD Winner Take All Game Single Winner First 12 Games Neighbors Receive 50c GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLE EACH 2 DOOR PRIZES 36 FREE CARDS 5 DRAWS FOR NEXT WEEK Sorry No one under 16 years of age allowed. because of my former ambas- sadorship. For instance, when I was Ambassador to Luxem- bourg, I'd slip over to London for weekends and Christmas, and a chauffered car from eith- er the American embassy in London or the hotel would pick visited London hund- times. The first time was when I was a little girl, and I went with my parents. It was so long ago I can't re- member how old I was. Then there were many times when I went with my husband. When he'd be attending to our steel business, I'd be gallivanting with my friends, attending luncheon parties or shopping for antiques." And with a twinkle in her piercing dark eyes she smiled and added, "I've always been crazy about French antiques. The French were always poor, and they would sell their beautiful things to the London dealers. I've picked up sone real treasures at Partridges on Bond Street and in other Lon- don shops." The last several years Mrs. Mesta has had a suite at the Churchill Hotel on Portman THE BETTER HALF By Barnes Alet me have a duck that spent more time eating quacking." than DISTILLED, AGED AND BOTTLED IN BONP UNDER SUPERVISION OF THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT MASTER and what gets. "I liks the grand old elegant hotels of Europe, but I enjoy those that have good American conveniences. I like evsrything about the Churchill Hotel. It's centrally located and doesn't cost one bit more than some of the other more publicized places. I do most of my enter- taining there, too.'' I thought I'd mention costs to this lady who has so much she can't count it all, so I asked if money mattered when she travelled or entertained. She looked over at her secretary sitting in the next chair and sort of embarrassingly replied. "No. it doesn't." Next I asked her how she handled gratuities. "Sophie takes care of every- she said. Then Sophie Fleisher, her long-time tra- velling companion and secre- tary, explained they usually ob- served the customary 15 per cent. Born with a silver spoon in 1 her mouth and with gushing oil I Anyone interested in fovmin? wells in her backyard. Perle j an action gro for the h Starvin Mesla has always been caj, t_ able to go places and do things., tend meeti at Her life-style of parties, poll-, Sund f P tho and historic ing Billie Worth, then playing a11 over London. I cer- it Rub6ngtein) dean the Tel Aviv University law in tne London Company ot aon t go sigmsesmg said: A whole new Me Madam." got up and I visit London, but I of the rich has grown some numbers from tba love being surrounded by in Israel, especially in the and Lord Foley played and grand five years. They keep their piano. While all the of in the marinas and their performances were going up in a big in the stables at Savyon, many of the guests just sat hat and going to the they enjoy life." the middle of the dance floor." j at Ascot has "always been only a small per- She said she wrote fun." Then a big of the Israeli popula- pages describing this party across her face and is embraced, the emer- her book called seemed to match the of this indigenous afflu- Trying to find out more she had tied around elite bothers many Israe- London besides the party "I've always loved In recent weeks it has be- cuit I asked her what else I owned a string an issue in the election tracted her to this once, and my with each party place to vacation. She know it until he saw me in the winner's circle pictured the policies of the others for the resulting social "I've always enjoyed of local tiafip The ladies of the Old Timers' i ets for the national convention Pemmican Club will hold a tea and pantry table from 2 to banquet will be available and special announcements will p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in the made. Members are asked club rooms. be to make a special effort to attend. tics, and personalities even one of the longest- running Broadway stage plays, "Call Me Madam." During the run of the show. Perle took her bows in audien- ces all over the world. She still enjoys it and beams when someone introduces her as Madam Ambassador "the hostess with the mostest on the ball" a lyric from one of the hit tunes of the show. "One of the greatest part- ies I ever gave was in Lon- she reminisced. "It was during the coronation festivi- ties of Queen Elizabeth II. It started out to be a small American group for dinner, in two days the list grew to 125 for dinner and an additional 500 for dancing and supper. The list included some of the most glamorous names in the world. We rented Londonderry House, a magnificent mansion on Park Lane, which has fine recep- tion rooms and a big gold ball- Church hall. Further informa- tion is available at 328-0109. J. t A coffee party to welcome newcomers to the conereeation n and on Don and Rose White will celebrate their 25th wedding j anniversary today with an open house for friends and 7 to 10 p.m. will be held from 10 to a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the McKiUop United Church hall. UCW members will be happy to welcome all ladies to this coffee party. A meeting of the Writers' Workshop will be held at p.m. Saturday in the home of Dore. 1116 17th St. S. New members welcome. Faith Rebekah Lodge will meet at 8 p.m. Monday in the Oddfellows Hail. All Rebekahs welcome. Chinook Pensioners and Se- nior Citizens' ladies' auxiliary will meet at 2 p.m. Friday in the Civic Sports Centre. Tick- No gifts, by request. Mr. and Mrs. White were I mairied in St. Ba-nabus Church, Medicine Hat, in 1948. They have three sons and one daughter. Approximately 50 of the Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens iliary travelled by city transit bus to the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Iven Kesler recently for an afternoon picnic. Games, bingo and a potluck picnic supper were enjoyed by the group. The name you can trust in CARPET and 4 FURNITURE CLEANING NO soaking NO scrubbing Furnishings back in use the" same day! Dursclean .s the professional deamnt method ttisl lias ra-nert (tie commendation _o( Puts Is V and re approval of Ihe American Restorers Tilling Ubotaloritt. Wi'Escn Donaldson Ph. 328-5886, 328-7605 1404 II uth. The light fantastic. What improves the light, gentle taste of a four year old whisky? Blending it with the mellow smoothness of an eight year old. And only Three Feathers does it. Sip the light fantastic. Your assurance of quality fo' CONFIDENTIALLY YOURS Barbara A reliable, TORONTO, September 6th easy-to-use household prod- uct that I recently discover- ed is BISSELL WALL TO WALL RUG SHAMPOO. It's safe for all colour fast fibres natural or man- made and most economical (about Itf per square foot of Containing fast-acting Mtra-tift, which removes most stubborn stains, Bissell Wall to Wall Rug Shampoo is a concen- trated liquid you dilute according to instructions. Whsn it is applied it produces a thick, rich foam that loosens and suspends dirt for easy removal with vacuuming. The results are so satisfying and Bissell Shampooed rugs stay cleaner, longer. Available at better grocery, hardware and department stores. LIKE SO MANY PEOPLE I always make sure I have DR. FOWLER'S EXTRACT OF WILD STRAWBERRY oocnm FOWIBT8 on my shelf. Then, if one of my family suddenly develops the nausea, cramps and weakness of diar- rhea. Dr. Fowler's is right there to help bring gentle, soothing relief. Formulated from roots and herbs, it quickly relieves embarrassing symptoms and restores intestinal balance. No one is immune we all tend to over-indulge at times even a change in diet or water can be the culprit. Whatever. Dr. Fowler's has helped over 6 genera- tions of Canadian adults and children the best recommendation I can think ofl ;