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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, April 14, 19, 3 Canada plans to adopt U.S. JL auto standards By JEFF CARRUTHERS ilerald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA As expected, Canada has decided to fall in behind the United States ar.d adopt auto emission standards for 1975 model cars that are slightly more stringent than the 1974 standards but that are con- siderably softer than the origi- nal 1975 proposed air pollution standards. Environment Jlinister Jack Davis yesterday confirmed, out- side the Commons that Canada will adopt the new U.S. national "interim" auto exhaust stand- ards for 1975. Wednesday, the U.S. Environ- mental Protection Agency, EPA, announced it was post- poning the more stringent, pre- viously proposed 1975 standards APPOINTMENT W. R. (WARREN) HACKE James H. Baird and Co. Ltd., Customs Brokers, are pleased to introduce Mr. W. R. (Warren) Hacke, whom we welcome to our firm. Warren has over 20 years experienca in Customs Broker- age work, in all fields of indus- try, and will represent our firm at Coutts. Phone Courts 344-3982 er Calgary 264-3355. that both U.S. and Canadian of- ficials had hoped ii--id up to auto industry complaittt. Mr. Davis and Transport Min- ister Jean Marchand explained .Canada's "follow the U.S." pol- icy by pointing to the fact that Canada's auto industry is inter- locked with the American in- dustry the auto pact, and the fact that as a result Canada produces cars sold in the U.S. and vice-versa. Both ministers, who are jointly responsible for the auto emission standards, said Thurs- day that the official Canadian position will bs made public "very shortly." They agreed that Canada vould adopt the U.S. national "in- terim" standards. For the automakers and car buyers in both countries, the U.S. and Canadian decisions mean that 1975 model cars, with some exceptions, will not need the controversial and expensive add-on catalytic converters which would have been needed to meet the original, tougher 1975 proposed standards. If one believes auto industry estimates, this could mean sav- ings of or more per car for 1975 automobiles sold in Can- ada, without the special cataly- tic converters. But it should be noted that even the new, softened stand- ards wiH result in some in fact 10 per cent or more- being produced in both coun- tries with the catalytic con- j verters. The U.S. decision also calls for tougher 1975 standards for California than in the rest of the U.S., and the California models will require the cataly- tic mufflers. And federal officials believe that automakers will market some top-of-the line models with :he catalytic mufflers in Can- ada and throughout the U.S., as test of technical effectiveness and consumer acceptance. Grain supplies adequate to meet current sales Tower under wa Construction of the Canadian National tower in downtown Toronto gets The 1, 805-foot tower will be the world's largest self-supporting structure completed in 1974. The tower will have extensive communications as observation and dining facilities. well as under- when public Livestock market report THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET 300 TO 500 HOGS SEli TUES., at 1 p.m. ALSO -DAIRY COWS -BABY CALVES -SHEEP Market Hogs Shipped Daily YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE AND CALVES Thursday -1 p.m. 1000-HEAD-1000 SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS REPLACEMENT HEIFER SALE Expecting Charolais, Hereford, Angus and Bred Heifers WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 1 P.M. list your Top Quality Heifers now this Livestock Special! HEIFERS SOID T0 RANCHERS IN 3 WESTERN PROVINCES AT OUR LAST SAIE PLAN NOW TO ATTEND THESE SPECIAL SALES MONDAY, APRIL 16th ERICKSON BROS. VUICAN TUESDAY, APRIL 17th MRS. K. STSANG CLARESHOIM WEDNESDAY, APRIL iSfh HUBERT PYNE TABER TUESDAY, APRIL 24fh BATES RANCHING CQ WEDNESDAY, APRSL TERRA SEEDS ITD.-CAROSTON GIGANTIC FARM EQUIPMENT AUCTION WEDNESDAY, MAY 2nd REPLACEMENT HEIFER SALE-AUCTION MARKET FRI. end SAT.r MAY 4 and 5 HORSE SAIE lETHBR.'DGE EXHIBITION PAVILION WEDNESDAY, MAY 76th BUtl SALE AUCTION MARKET LIST YOUR FARM SALES EARLY AND BE ASSURED OF A GOOD SALE DATE. PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. located in the Hub of Southern livestock Induitry 3 milei eoit of lethbridge on Highway 3 and mils touth BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 Ottawa Livestock OTTAWA (CP) Receipts of cattle at Canada's 10 public stockyards increased over head this week with about 131 offered, the agriculture de- partment reported Friday. "The increase was due to pro- ducer's confidence in market conditions after the previous week's said a de- partment spokesman. Prices for A-l and A-2 steers were steady to higher in the west while eastern dined 50 cents. prices de- A-l and A-2 heifer prices in the west strengthened under good demand while eastern prices held steady. D-l and D-2 cow prices ad- vanced in all centres with west- ern prices to higher and eastern prices 50 cents to higher. Vealer calf prices were steady in the west and steady to higher in the east. Receipts of feeder cattle and calves declined over with about head offered. Steers over 730 pounds had steady eastern prices with western prices steady to higher. Steer calves 401 to 575 pounds had prices SI higher in the west while eastern prices drop- ped S2 to 3. Prices for heifers over 550 pounds were steady in all markets. Heifer calves 401 to -550 pounds were steady to Si higher in the west while eastern prices declined to Receipts of sheep and lambs increased more than 1.700 head i with about offered. West- em lanrlb prices were uneven with prices of lower to 50 cents higher. Eastern prices dropped S3. The western hog market ad- vanced with prices up to reported. Eastern prices drop- ped up to Slaughter cattle, steers A-l and A-2: Calgary 42 to 43.30; Edmonton 41.50 to 42.75; Saska- toon 41 to 42.75; Winnipeg 42.50 to 43; Toronto 44 to 45; Mon- treal 44.75 to 46. Heifers, 'A-l and A-2: Calgary 39.75 to 41.60; Edmonton 40 to 40.70; Saskatoon 39 to 40; Win- nipeg 40.50 to 41.50; Toronto 42.50 to 43.50. D-l and D-2 cows: Calgary 31.75 to 34; Edmonton 32 to 34; Saskatoon 32.25 to 34.75; Winni- peg 35.50 to 36.50; Toronto 33 to 34. Slaughter calves: Good and choice veal: Edmonton 40 to 58; Winnipeg 60 to 66; Toronto 48 to 62; Montreal 62 to 69.50. Feeder steers over 750 pounds: Calgary 40 to 44.50; Edmonton 33 to 45; Saskatoon 38.50 ot 45.50; Winnipeg 40 to 44; Toronto 40 to 45. Feeder steer calves: 401 to 575 pounds: Calgary 44 to 51.75; Edmonton 45 to 57: Saskatoon 43.50 to 51.50; Winnipeg 48 to 52; Toronto 47 to 55. Good lambs: Calgary 36.50; Edmonton 36 to 37; Saskatoon 30.25; Toronto 43 to 45.50. Index 100 hogs dressed: Cal- gary 42.90 to 45.25: Edmonton 43.05 to 46.60; Saskatoon 43.70 to 45.60; Winnipeg 44.90 to 47; Toronto 47.30 to 49.05; Mon- treal 43 to 45. REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY AT A.M. Don't be content to accept one offer ot home, consign your livestock to us, where you are guaranteed to have the Auction Ring full of Buyers to bid on your product. HENRY DOELL FARM AUCTION WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25th at 10 a.m. 4th ANNUAL HORSE SALE SATURDAY, MAY 12th at 7 p.m. SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER LINE UP YOUR FARM SALES NOW WHILE DATES ARE AVAILABLE PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARITON lie. 793 Soles Monoger GARY JENSEN Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday: 9: cattle; 128 calves; 1.953 hogs and 73 lambs. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Steers A 1, 2, and 3 41.50 to 42.70; heifers A 1 and 2 39.5C and 40.40; cows D 1 and 2 32 to 33.70; D3 30 to 31.50 D4 27 to 29.50; bulls good 35 to 36.50. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good heavy feeder steers ov er 750 Ibs. 42 to 44.75; gooc feeder steers under 750 Ibs. 4 Live beef Mures close Friday. May 43.10N; Jly 4285A; Scp 41 45N; Xov 40 50N. Thursday's volume: No coo- rt Ideally located in the centre of CALF FEEDER AND FAT CAHLE WED. APRIL 18th 500 HEAD Highlighted by 120 Yearling Hetfen from eno owner 50 Yearling from one owner. 30 Mixed Yearlingt from a large cattle Feeding Available Trucking Branding Vaccinating Order Buying Government Veterinary Feeding Pens end Hog Raising Country HOG otto DAIRY CATTLE SAIE every Saturday at 1 p.m. SPECIAL IS BABY CAIVES MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY For Information contact JIM or JOE JURIS Picture Auction Market Picture Butte, Alto. Auction market located 16 miles north of letfibridge Highway 25 732-4400 Picture ;