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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, September 27, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Doomsday could be near NAIROBI, Kenya (CP) Top scientists are "morally certain" there is a man-made major shift in the forces affecting global climate, says environmentalist Maurice Strong of Canada The catastrophic drought af- fecting sub-Sahara Africa, huge floods elsewhere and signs that the polar Arctic icecap is melting are being attributed to manmade fac- tors affecting weather, he says Strong, executive director of the new United Nations en- vironment program, officially opens his new agency here Monday Strong is a native of Oak Lake, Man In an interview Wednesday in this equatorial African city where he once worked 20 years ago, the 44-year-old director recalled a meeting with top scientists as evidence that "we really have to make some basic changes in the goals of society and how to achieve them." "The doomsdayers have not made their case convin- he said of predictions that the world is going to starve, choke to death or .whither away "But all the evidence to me from sober, sane scientists makes me think it is possible." "There is evidence the melting has is very is a very major worry for the climatologists Reduced fresh water flows from the Soviet Union and Canada due to diversions of rivers or dams are believed to be factors in the North Enough is enough Grant Thompson plows merrily onward at a high school bean-eating contest in Ottawa despite the fact Ellen Petticrew, also 17, decides she's had quite enough. Grant knocked off beans with a tooth- pick m his successful bid for a world record, easily surpassing the old mark of Ellen managed before becoming a has-been. Little incentive to produce food OTTAWA (CP) Inflation and public anger over rising food costs have dampened the desire of farmers to increase production or sink more monev into their farms, a government report com- missioned by Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan says The 177 page report, releas- ed Wednesday by its author, former Liberal MP Jerry Pnngle, outlines the various costs of commodities as they pass from farms to grocery store shelves Mr Pnngle savs the country can be assured of "an abundance of food at prices slightly higher than produc- tion costs as long as farmers and food handlers can be guaranteed a fair return for their work TRACES PRICES The report samples prices charged along the food chain for seven broiler chickens, turkeys, eggs pork, milk and tree is designed to "a quaint the general public with the numerous channels that food must pass through to get to the dinner table Beef prices based on an April survey, for instance, broke down this way A farmer received an average price of 44 75 cents a pound for a live steer The meat packer who bought it actually paid 74 8 cents a pound after he dis- carded waste on the carcass The packer sold the beef for 76 cents a pound to a retailer who paid, after deducting his waste, 04 a pound Retailers sold the beef to con- sumers for more than 26 Net retail profit, the report says, amounted to only 14 cents a pound after overhead, labor and other expenses of 43 8 cents a pound were paid Eggs from January to April sold to consumers for about 72 cents a dozen To produce, that dozen eggs cost farmers about 44 cents They were sold for 45 5 cents to a grading sta- tion where 12 1 stores bought the eggs for 57 6 cents, spent 13 4 cents handling them, and sold them for 72 cents Gov'l acts to meet need for language teachers EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta government moved yesterday to meet a need for native language instructors in the province Education Minister Lou Hyndman said regulations have been developed to make it easier for school boards to hire instructors to teach native language courses ''We the significance of native language instruction to our first citizens and the fact that there simply aren't enough certificated teachers available to instruct native language courses Mr Hyndman said To qualify as an instructor a person must satisfy a panel composed of people knowledgeable in a native language who are convinced of the candidate's proficiency in the language Approval by the local Indian board or Metis settlement must always be obtained The instructor must also have completed a summer school course accep- table to the department of education Mr Hyndman said the regulations provide for con- tinuous upgrading of the instructor 'In 1978 we expect the minimum requirement for a letter of qualification will be two years of teacher educa- tion and by 1982 the minimum will be a full professional teaching certificate CAREER ACCOUNTANT REQUIRED! The L N I D has a responsible position currently available for a person qualified to become an accountant For General and Cost Accounting We offer a challenge and an opportunity to develop Good working atmosphere Agricultural or Irrigation background an asset Please reply to...... Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District 334 13th St. North Lethbridge REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY PRODUCTION WORKERS for national mobile home manufacturer Apply BENDIX HOME SYSTEMS, LTD. HANGAR NO. 6, KENYON AIRPORT MR FUHLKNDORF Superintendent Body-stealing charges laid LOS ANGELES (AP) One of two men accused of stealing the body of rock singer Gram Parsons of New Orleans was arrested Wednesday, police said Of- ficers identified him as Philip Kaufman, 38, of Van Nuys, Ca- lif who was Parsons' road manager Warrants were issued earlier for Kaufman and Michael David Martin, 26, of Hollywood Martin remains at large Parsons' body was taken last Tnursday night and found severely burned When in Rome, as the Romans do. 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