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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID Friday, September 25, 1970 Ontario Is Alone In Banning, Tires Proposed Marketing Bill Worries Meat Packers By THE CANADIAN PRESS The majority of Canada's pr vincial governments have bee watching their roads for dai: age from studded snow tires b' Ontario is alone in planning ban studs. A Cross-Canada Survey b The Canadian Press yesterda showed that officials in five pr vincial governments think tl safety factors outweigh the po sible cost of road damage. Ontario Highways Ministe George Gomme and Transpo a Well Fire Extinguished By N-Blast MOSCOW CAP) Soviet m clear scientists have extin guished an oil well fire that ha been raging for nearly tlire years by setting off an under ground nuclear explpsio nearby, a newspaper discloset Thursday. The fire had defiec a 1 1 conventional firefightin means but the nuclear Was shifted layers of earth an snuffed it out "after a few sec the newspaper Komso molskaya Pravda said. The re port said the explosion was se off in bu': had not beei made public before. HOBARTS HONORED TORONTO (CP) Ontario Premier John Robarts has been named man of the year by the Great Lakes Commission for his efforts on behalf of conserva (ion. Pearl gets invited to a lot of weddings Porphyry Pearl ttiat is. A light, rabbly wine that's helped toast a tost of Mies lately. Why? Because Porphyry Pearl's clear pearly colour, zesty bubbles, and not-too-sweet, not-too-riry taste... all add up to a delicious and eye-appealing treat. And maybe it's because, served at the right temperature F.) Porphyry Pearl is amazingly like champagne. Imported from the vineyards of Australia, this is tine light wine yon can serve with pride and confidence, For an occasion such as toasting the bride. Or simply a private toast at home. Because Porphyry Pearl is pure wine... made 100% Irom grapes. Porphyry Pearl creales Its own bubbles-all by itself. Porphyry Pearl... in a Served cold, it speaks a warm welcome. Minister Irwin Haskett made a joint statement Tuesday that Ontario would ban studded tires after April 30, 1971. They said 32 per cent of the vehicles in Ontario now used studded tires and by 1ST71-72 at least CO per cent were expected to be stud-equipped. Provincial officials have pre- dicted the studs will cause million in road damage .during the next 10 years. Mr. Gomme said the tires ob- literate lane markings and ere. ate ruts in roads, both safety hazards, and that studies have shown studded tires increase braking distance under most conditions. He said they are effective in southern Ontario for only 1.1 per cent of winter driving time. Deputy Highways Minister L. T. Holmes of Saskatchewan said if people consider studs a safety device, perhaps they are pared to pay for moderate wear on highways. He said the province has not made any detailed studies but that studded tires do not appear to have done much damage to Saskatchewan roads. DAJIAGE MINIMAL George MacDonald of Edmon- ton, executive vice-president of the Alberta Motor Associatio said Alberta has tested stuc thoroughly and found road dan age minimal. Other provinces and state lave come to the same conch sion, he said. "They can't all be wrong." E. F. L. Jackson, an officia of the British Columbia vehicl jranch, said the Ontario irobably will have no immed ate effect on British Columbia. He said that because of diffei sit road construction method n B.C. it does not have th iame wear problem as Ontarii Campus Feels Pincli MONTREAL (CP) McGil] Mversity's winter carnival am s annual theatrical production he Red and White Review ave been cancelled by thi IcGill Students' Society for thl ear because of the university' mancial situation. The decision ame in the wake of a reconr mendation last week by McGil dministrators that the univer ity trim its expenses sharply in iew of the size of the operating Tant expected from the Quebec overnment. Expect Record Movement GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) orthern Alberta Railways ays it expects to set a record or grain movement from the eace River country this crop ear. General manager Ken Perry aid yesterday the company xpeets to move 42 million ushels of grain from the irea. Tte previous high was 41 mil- ou in 1961-62. New Air Terminal NEW YORK (CP) Princess iexandra Thursday officially ,iened the new, million OAC-Air Canada air terminal Kennedy International Air- irt. 10] THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE SENATE The Senate of the University of tethbridge will meet NOVEMBER 21, 1970 consider submissions from any individual or organ- ization having an interest in the affairs of the Univer- sity. The Universities Act slates "It is the duty of a Senate to inquire into any matter that might tend to enhance the usefulness of the and em- powers it to receive and consider submissions from anyone interested in the university To allow adequate time for prior study by Sen- ate committees or other university bodies as appro- priate, submissions must be received by October 24, 1970, and should be directed to: The Secretary, University of Lethbridge Senate, University of Lethbriclge, Lethbridge, Alberta OTTAWA (CP) Represen- tatives of the Meat Packers Council of Canada expressed fears Thursday that the Feder- al government might attempt to regulate processing and com- mercial marketing under its proposed act to create national agricultural marketing agen- cies. Council members from major meat-packing firms appeared before the Commons agriculture committee, currently examining the bill. It would include meats as well as animals as commodities subject to regulation by the pro- posed marketing agencies. The council spokesmen advo- cated that agencies control the sale of agricultural products only up to the point where they are purchased by a processing firm, rather than allowing regu- lation of the commodities after firms process and ship them, perhaps to other provinces. F. P. Schneider, chief execu- tive officer of J. M. Schneider Ltd., Kitchener, Ont, said the bill represented "an implicit threat to interprovincial trade." FEAR UAIUIIERS Its powers to control inler- provincial shipping of processed meat products would make it impossible for packing compa- nies to allocate their capital re- sources in any particular prov- ince, for fear barriers would be placed in the way of transport- ing the finished products else- where. The council's submission di- rectly opposed earlier producer submissions that processed products should definitely be in- cluded as regulated products. Many products shipped intcr- provincially arc moved si a processed or partially-process- ed form. W. F. McLean, president of Canada Packers Ltd., Toronto, Loses Licence For MOOSE JAW (CP) Dwight Dwayne Bretton, 24, of Calgary was fined and costs on a charge of dangerous driving by District Court judge A. W. Pope. Bretton also was prohibited from driving for two years. HP was charged after a single- vehicle traffic accident hi the city a year ago in which his wife Judith Lyrine Bretton, 21, was killed. said tlie power given to agen- cies under the bill if extended, would allow them to replaca competition in the consumer market with regulation of prices. The council also recommend- ed that national marketing plans not concern themselves with putting quotas on production or setting farmer selling prices. 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