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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, September 25, 1970 Cattlemen, Homer Rap Proposed Marketing Bill OTTAWA (CP) There is no room for federal Bill C-197 in cattle country, the Canadiai Cattlemen's Association told the Ex-Minister Sentenced To 3 Years EDMONTON (CP) Marvin Wray Edwardson, 37, a formei minister in the Apostolic Church of Canada and the founder of a centre for drug addicts in Edmonton, was sen- tenced here to three years in penitentiary for fraud. "There is not the slightest shadow of a doubt in my mind that you have committed out- and-out fraud of the most rep- rehensible Mr. Justice W. R. Sinclair of Alberta Su- preme Court said in convicting the father of three on two charges of fraud. Edwardson was convicted on charges that he defrauded Mi- chael Perdue of Edmonton of in December, 196S and of in July, 1968. He was sentenced to three years on the first charge and two on the second, with the sentences to run concurrently. Injuries Fatal HARDISTY (CP) Brian Garries, 20. of Canmore, in- jured when his car overturned in a ditch adjacent to Highway 3, died in hospital here. RCMP said the accident hap- pened 10 miles east of Hardisty, 100 miles southeast of Edmontn. Commons agriculture commi tee Thursday. Across the street at a new conference, Jack Homer (PC- Crowfoot) was even more ada mant. There is no room for Bi C-197 in any country that ex pects to remain united, he said He would fight the bill to th finish, alone if necessary. The bill, which would create national farm products markcl ing council and national market ing agencies for particular com modify groups, is being studiec JACK HORNER plans fight >y the Commons committee in ipecial session as the govern ment tries to push it throng! parliament by the end of the re- sumed session, probably early in October. The cattlemen were in effecl logging a dead cow. Agricul- ture Minister H. A. Olson an- nounced at the end of a federal- irovincial conference last week hat Ottawa and the provincial ninisters were in agreemenl hat cattle would be exempt rom the legislation. JM, axme s LADIES' WEAR 312 7th Street S. Phone 327-2331 WISH TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE WINNER OF THE DOOR PRIZE DURING OUR GRAND OPENING A PANT SUIT by Mr. Dino WAS JOHN KIEFUIK 2206 6th Avenue North TtiB draw was mads by o customer In ths itors Mrs. Don McLean We a special THANK YOU' to all who visited our store during our Grand Opening. But they told the commitle anyway that the governmen had "no moral right" to impos the bill on the cattle industry and they deplored the fact Ilia the bill would lead to the "ba kanization" of the country1 economy. The council's "balkanization claim echoed the commenl made by Harold Danforth (P in the conimitte Wednesday. LEAVES SESSION Utr. Horner left the committei while it was in session Thursda to reiterate the Danforth analy sis at his press conference. The bill, he said, would set u a series of "sub-economies within Canada, preventing free flow of agricultural product from province to province. Mr. Horner said Canada's 1 provincial premiers were "sol a bill of goods by a very smoot! whe: they urged that passage of th bill he expedited at the end o last week's federal-provincia conference. The feeling of that conferenc was that the bill might faring the country closer together bj removing the causes of inter provincial trade friction tha iias seen five provinces set u machinery to restrict the impor of chickens and eggs from "the provinces. At the committee meeting C. A. Gracey, manager of th cattlemen's association, sail cattlemen prefer the freedom o ;he unfettered marketplace to producing under a marketin: aoard. In an earlier session the Mea Packers Council of Canada saiy stabbing them Aug. 27. Bert Eccles Jim Spoulos Scotty Duchan Say "THANK YOU" to the many, many wonderful people who visited our store during Grand Opening. The response was tremendous. The following are winners of our door prizes: 1 pr. Stylemasler Slacks PETER SERENI, 825 27th Si. N. 1 pr. Curling Glovei (Paris) GARRY CUNNINGHAM, 1318 13th Aye. S. 2 Shirts (Dales) JOHN CSURKA, 532 20th St. N. pr. Slacks (Gaslight) M. O. MERRIMAN, P.O. Box 640 Billmore Hat DON YAMAGISHI, 1811 2nd Avo. '5' N. doz. Hose (Harvey Woods) HARIAN BORGGARD, 331 Rideau Court Sweater (White Ram) W. PERKINSON, 2322 10th Ave. S. Set Cufflinks KYOTO SHIGEHIRO, 29th St. 'A' S. Set Cufflinks FRANK DEWSBURY, Box 281, Picturs Butln pr. Riviera Slacks ROBERT KOtESAR, 604 16th St. S tondon Fog Jacket JAMES TAGG, 301-210 M. M. Drivn pr. Bontley Slacks KEtlY HERTER, 2409 10th Ave. N. Terry Robe DR. AlAN ROBERTS, 2129 18th Ave. S. 1 NorVyk Sweater DOUG 2304 15th Ave. S. 6 BVD Shirts JIM DAY, 1516 17th Ave. S. 6 Arrow Shirts AlVIDA COtEMAN, Magrath 1 Sport Coot JACK GUENTHER, 325 27th St. S. 1 Blazer (Shipley) t. SKINNER, 1244 31sl St. 'A' 5. 1 Suit (Samuolsohn) VERA WIEST, Enchant "CLOTHES FROM GENTLEMEN III MAKE YOU LOOK LIKE SOMEBODY WHICH IS EXACTLY WHO YOU ARE" our the Tlll! ITTIII: SUSPECT HELD An official of the U.S. Marshall's office escorts a man, believed to be a 26-year-old jail escapee, into a Anacortes, Wash., jail early Friday after the man surrendered to the U.S. Coast Guard. The man is sought for a Victoria, B.C. bank robbery of shooting two policemen, and taking three persons hos- tage aboard a small boat according to Canadian auth- orities. The boat drifted into U.S. waters where the sus- pect gave himself up. Feed Grain Stocks Sold Out By Board EDMONTON (CP) The Ca- ladian wheat board has orders or feed gram that has not yet wen planted. The board and the minister esponsible for its operation, ilto Lang, have announced they ave sold virtually all the 88.3 million bushels in 1969, provided the wheat board can obtain enough barley from the farms. Officials describe the barley supply situation as critical with shippers waiting to fill orders now expected to surpass the stocks on hand in ad-Won li previous export record of 122 u, frnn-Ha million bushels fa 1952-53. The plea has gone out to farmers to deliver all they can to help meet export commit- ments totalling about 400 million bushels of grain before the end of the year. his year's bailey 970-71 harvest. Agricultural sources in Al- erta and Saskatchewan say hey have been advised by the ward that "fairly substantial" ales have been made based on elivery in the 1971-72 crop year that won't be planted until next spring. However, while this may be a ew wrinkle in feed grain sales, Canada's large wheat sales pre- iously to Russia and China based on the future deliv- ry concept. Stronger demand and prices or feed grains have resulted rom reports of bid weather af- ecting crops in Australia, Ar- entina and Europe and leaf light disease taking its toll of IB United States corn crop. The tuation has also improved anada's wheat sales, pariieu- arly in comparison with last ear. The buoyant feed grains mar- et has pushed up the price of arley on the Winnipeg grain xchange by almost 15 cents a ushel in the last nine months. .ECORD ASSURED While exact figures have not een released, officials say the arley record was assured by ales commitments before the uly 31 close of the last crop ear and before this summer's ecord crop, estimated at 424 lillion bushels, had been har- ested. During the present year, bar- iy exports will be at least 150 lillion bushels compared with Wildlife, Lands Value Stressed CALGARY (CP) Although unting pumps more than million into the Alberta eco- omy each year, wildlife and wilderness lands have greater alue, says Dr. Stuart B. mith, provincial director of ish and wildlife. "I feel that in less than 20 ears, we'll see the effects of world gone mad with over- opulation. What's wrong with tir society is that there are 'mply too many people. "In that sense the value of ildlife and wild lands will be calculable. "There are many thousands people across Alberta and anada who enjoy wildlife for aesthetic or therapeutic allies. I suspect most Al- crtans view wildlife not as untablc species but as tilings i look Dr. Smith told a fish and imo association hunters night "cdncsday that wild animals a renewable resource hich should be managed wise- Western Front Author Dies LOCARNO, Switzerland (AP) Erich Maria Remarque, the German soldierrauthor whose All Quiet on the Western Front made him one of the century's most widely-known writers, died today at 72. A brief announcement said he died after a long illness at the Agnese clinic here. Remarque became a United States citizen after fleeing Hit- ler's Germany. He had lived in Switzerland since the early 1950s. Borrowing Needs For Gas Rate Increase Exaggerated CALGARY (CP) Counsel for the city of Calgary said Thursday Canadian Western Natural Gas Co. Ltd. is exag- gerating its borrowing needs in an attempt to justify a pro- posed 13-per-cent price in- crease. S. J. He'lmari, representing the city at public utilities board hearings into the proposed in- crease, said a million bond issue contemplated by the firm "Is not required right now." Both of Canadian Western's expert witnesses have said the lack of credit available to the company after the million Don't Joke About Hijacking It Could Cost You Money WASHINGTON (A P) Next time you have a good joke about hijacking an air- plane, don't tell it at a U.S. airport, or on the plane, or Health Costs Soar OTTAWA (CP) The price of health care to the consumer has risen faster in the last nine years than the average price rise of the consumer price index, the health department said today. A report on health care price movements says the average annual rise was 3.7 per cen compared with 2.9 per cent for the consumer price index. In the year ended last April prices for optical care rose 8.! per cent and dentists' fees 6.8 per cent, the steepest among the items surveyed- Medical fees rose 6.4 per cenl hi the 15 months ended last April. In the nine years, dentists' fees had the highest average an- nual increase, 5.5 per cent. The average rise for optical care was 4.6 per cent and for doc- tors' fees 3.7 per cent. Drags showed a slight annual Increase, averaging at .3 per cent and hospital costs per pa- tient-day 10 per cent. The study compares denta and optical fee changes over the last three years with those in the United States in a corre- sponding period. Dentists' fees rose 7.3 pei cent in Canada compared with 5.9 per cent in the United States and optical fees 5.4 per cent in Canada against 4.1 in the U-S. Drugs in the last three years declined in price at an annua" rate of 1.8 per cent in Canada, due mainly to lifting of the 12 per cent sales tax, while they rose in the U.S. by .4 per cent. Calls to doctors' offices rose seven per cent in Canada com pared with 6.8 per cent in the U.S. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD Gary Martm Dispensing Optician 307 St. S. 327-7152 IWfARKPllZAl MOTOR HOTEL AND RESTAURANT For the Prospective Bride and Groom WATCH AND CLIP THIS ADVERTISEMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR HINTS ON ny