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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 4 iHE IETHBSIDGE HERALD Monday, April 2, Expo plows oew ground Continued on Page 2 Organizers of the 22nd annual Spring Bull Show and Sale have expressed excite- ment about the expected 30.000 residents who will view exhi- bits and special events. Sponsored by the Southern Alberta Cattle Breeders Asso- ciation, activities in the show ring will get underway Tuesday at 7 p.m. with Hereford bulls on display. These animals will be sold by public auction Wednes- day at 10 a.m. Aberdeen Angus bulls will be shown Thursday at a.m. and sold at 7 o'clock that night. Throughout the three-day cat- tle show and sale, 310 bulls will pass through the ri ng. The entire Ag Expo program will be open to He public from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. all four days. The only admission for the show is that to gam entry to the Agricultural Controversy portion. All other segments of Ag Expo are free. Seed contest tilion and display will allow an urban indoctrination to the va- rious crops which are produced in Southern Alberta. There are 37 classes in cereal grams, hay crops, potatoes and oilseed crops which will be on display. To assist the public, organi- zers this year will provide a special plaque explaining the various seeds and what they are used for. Connie Mercer, co-chairman oft he seed display, said about 2oo entries are expected from tliroughout Alberta. The 25th annual seed compe- Product display REMINDERS TO SEED BUYERS The following points ore important to formers who buy seed end want to be sure they ore getting with high purity and germination. Advertisements, of "Seed for Sale" ond "Groin for Sole" may not always be clear in indicating if the grain is Seed for planting or grain for feeding. Advertisements may also indicate that the seed is pedigreed seed when it may only hove been field inspected ond not have pedigreed status. Seed is not to be advertised or sold by Variety Name unless that variety has been graded and and togged os Pedigreed Seed offered for sale, held in position for sale, sold of dis- tributed, must be graded ond labelled os required by the Regulations under the Canada Seeds Act. Certified seed of wheat, oats, barley, rye ond flox may be sold in Bulk by persons or firms who hove been authorized to do so. it is unlawful to advertise or sell any grain os seed for planting purposes unless such seed conforms to the require- ments of the Seeds Regulations. For further information, contort Plant Products Division, Agri- culture Canada, ot 303 Federal Public Building, lethbridge, Alberta. The Alberta products promo- tion display will be one of the major undertakings of Ag Expo. Located in the new addi- tion just north of the Exhibi- tion Pavilion, tabbed Whoop-Up Pavilion, the products promo- tion will feature various prod- ucts grown and produced in Southern Alberta. The exhibits will be e d u c a- tional in nature and will pre- sent the public with an aware- ness of the elements and scale of production of Alberta prod- ucts. The display will include beef, vegetables, rapeseed oil, stone- ground flour and dairy prod- ucts. Locally manufactured clothes leather goods will also be included. The only other restricted por- tion of Ag Expo will be a pro- fessional fashion show featur- ing six members of the Cor> tempra Modelling Agencies of Lethbridge. The girls will display Alberta- produced clothing, mostly from The Centre Village MERCHANTS Invite you to see the AC-EXPO DISPLAYS while shopping in the moll Displays will be located n The Mall and On the Parking Lot Bridge Farm Supplies New Holland equipment Super Sales Allis Chalmers equipment Southland Ford Ltd. Ford Equipment Barco Equipment Ltd. Massey Harris Equipment Canadian Co-op Implements Ltd. Williams Farm Ranch Equipment Ltd. Cockshutt-White Eq. Lethbridge Farm Case Equipment General Farm Supplies Irrigation Equip. Macleods Display of farm needs Centre "Tfe Mall Hurt Has it AH" Fay's or clothing which was made from Alberta- produced raw product. The show will be held Tuesday and Friday at p.m. Progressive Faming Days, set for the 4-H Building, is the original farmstead mechaniza- tion show in Western Canada. The original show was held in OMs at the agricultural college but since has been held at dif- ferent locations throughout Al- berta. Included in the display will be equipment not normally seen at a dealer's lot or showroom, such as ventilating equipment, automatic electrical controls, hydraulic controls and motors. Home show Incorporated with the pro- gressive days display will be a special home show designed for 4he housewife. New appliances, heating systems, electrical fix- tures and appliances, kitchen cabinets and complete pack- aged homes will be featured by the exhibitors. This display will be in the Voutharama Building. Machinery A giant farm machinery and agricultural services display will alkmr both the practical farmer and the backyard gar- dener a chance to see first hand the advances in this sec- tor of the industry. Set also for the Whoop-Up Pavilion, it is claimed to be the most comprehensive dis- play ever put together in Leth- bridge. Experts from all fields of agriculture, including farm management, finance, soil management, crop analysis and animal husbandry will be avail- able to answer questions. The communications network to Southern Alberta will have representatives to show first hand how the.agricultural news is handled from origin to the reader or listener. Bill Desbarres, one of the or- ganizers, says this show be ore of the bast opportunities for the general public to fake first hand look at the agricul- tural industry. Assessments confirmed TABER (HNS) Assess- ment were confirmed recently ior Mrs. Mary Saruwatari (Hagen Auto and th< Pioneer Grain Company, (fer- tilizer at the town' court of revision. District assessment supervi- sor Harry fiandma of Leth- bridge, told the court that er- rors were made in assessing the residential property or James Oshiro. A reduction ot was allowed from the orig- inal Marathon Realty Company represented by Harvey Erick- son of Calgary -was allowed spur track assessment reduc tion from to be cause such assessments ar: being shifted from the railway company to the users of spun lines as preeedented by an As- sessment Appeal Board ruling relative to the Magrath track- age. The ruling shifts assessment: to Sun Alta Potato Processor? Cornwall Canning Co. 140, Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. Alta Fresh Prod- uce Alberta Coal Sales Federated Co-operative? Imperial Oil Shell Canada Ltd. and Town ot Taber exempt from taxa- tion. The revised assessments for trackage are subject to appeal PROGRESSIVE FARMING DAYS at AG-EXPO THE LATEST MECHANIZATION SYSTEMS FOR HOGS POULTRY BEEF DAIRY OVER 30 DISPLAYS Ventilation reeding Manure Equipment Bedric and hydraulic controls Home design show and displays lumber companies Utility companies DONT MISS IT April 3 to 6 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Exhibition Grounds THE ALBEXTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND EXHWTTIONS ;