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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, April 27, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Americans relax efforts to save energy NEW YORK (AP) Americans are relaxing their efforts to save energy now that the visible signs of the Arab oil embargo against the United States have vanished. A country-wide survey by The Associated Press found evidence of increased use of energy throughout the U.S. since the middle of March: more auto auto traffic and higher speeds, rising toll-road receipts, declining use of mass transit and greater use of electricity. Asked about the survey's re- sults, William Simon, former federal energy chief, said in New York the U.S. is headed for further energy trouble if the survey is accurate. The U.S. was forced to reduce its energy consumption by the embargo imposed last October by Middle East oil-producing countries. But the oil embargo ended March 18, apparently starting Americans back on the road to their former levels of energy use. "The energy office has been monitoring traffic to see what people would do once the lines at gasoline stations dis- appeared. People .are going back to their old driving said John Sawhill. who replaced Simon as administrator of the Federal Energy Office. The increase in auto use was reflected on several toll high- ways. West Virginia turnpike traffic for the first eight days of April was reported down about one per cent from a year ago. It had been down 4.1 per cent in the first three months of 1974. Receipts for Connecticut toll roads on Sunday, Feb. 3, were per cent below a year ago. But receipts for Sunday, April 14, were down only three per cent from the year before. And police in several states said the number of speeding citations issued is increasing. "Since they no longer have to wait in line for gas, they feel they should no longer have to go said Chief Will Bachofner of the Washington State Patrol. Use of mass transit increased during the height of the energy shortage, but the survey shows the number of. passengers carried now is declining. The Mass Transit Authority of Baltimore, Md., said bus usage increased by about 25 per cent in mid-February but now is only seven or eight per cent above 1973 levels. Electric utilities across the U.S. also said conservation ef- forts appear to be declining, but added residents still are not using the amount of electricity they would increase of about six per cent a year. Energy surveys conducted weekly by the National Opinion Research Centre in Chicago indicate that the idea of car pools never caught on in most areas of the country. Dateline Alberta AHC inquiry opens soon Who's walking who? Barbara McElrath, two-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom McElrath of Miami takes Muttley, a three-year-old Great Dane for his afternoon walk. From the size of Muttley it seems that the question could be "Who's walking EDMONTON (CP) A judicial inquiry into the Alberta Housing Corporation will open here May 6, it was announced Friday. Mr. Justice J. M. Cairns of the Alberta Supreme Court will conduct the inquiry. Roderick McLennan is the counsel for the commission. The inquiry was called by the provincial government to investigate alleged wrong- doing by former and present personnel and associates of the government agency. It was expected the inquiry would sit one week and then adjourn for one week to review the evidence and conduct further internal examinations. KAY KITAGAWA PRODUCE LTD. GIGANTIC AUCTION SALE Located 6 Miles North and V: Mile West of VAUXHALL, ALBERTA (FORMERLY CLARINDALE FARMS) TERMS: CASH John Hellawell (Licensed Mechanic) Chick Macintosh is happy to have JOHN located with him at Lake- view Texaco to serve you better! from John's Motor Clinic Is now located with Chick Macintosh at Lakeview Texaco and is looking forward to meeting all his regular and new customers in the near future. "FOR ALL YOUR CAR CARE NEEDS" LAKEVIEW TEXACO SERVICE 1001 Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 327-5697 Students protest firings ST. PAUL special meeting between teachers and the local school board Friday failed to resolve the question of a possible loss of two teachers. Superintendent Frank Boulet said following the meeting that the situation remains unchanged. The board is still considering dismissing Eugene Katerenchukl, an automotives teacher and George Parrot, a physical sciences teacher, because of increasing costs. Meanwhile, students at the regional high school here continued their protest of the planned dismissals. Status of women worse CALGARY (CP) The Status of Women in the labor force is getting worse, not better, Conservative MP Flora MacDonald said Friday. PUBLIC THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND HEARINGS "ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY, CONDUCTED BY THE INDUSTRIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMISSION. SUBMISSIONS AND BRIEFS REGARDING EXISTING POLICIES AND PROGRAMS WILL BE HEARD AS PART OF A COMPREHENSIVE PROVINCE-WIDE STUDY, FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE COMMISSION ARE SCHEDULED TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT WITHIN THE NEXT SIX MONTHS, AND ARE EXPECTED TO FORM THE BASIS FOR FUTURE LEGISLATION. HEARINGS ARE SCHEDULED FOR: 29th and 30th Crystal Room No. 2 Edmonton Inn 2nd and 3rd Calgary Inn ALL MEETINGS WILL BE HELD FROM A.M. TO P.M. xllberfa INDUSTRIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMISSION She said Canada's three- million women in the labor force must fight to rid the country of "one-women tokenism" and discrimination in pay and work status. U.S. trade balance hits skids WASHINGTON (AP) The sharply higher cost of oil im- ports pushed the United States trade balance into deficit in March for the first time in nine months, the commerce department reported Friday. The department said imports during March exceeded exports by million. This compared with a surplus of million in February. The country's trade still is in surplus for the year by million. The March deficit was attributed almost entirely to a 17-percent increase in the cost of imports of foreign oil. This reflects the sharply higher price Lag imposed by the oil- producing countries. Nixon administration econo- mists have predicted that the higher cost of foreign oil will offset the country's otherwise encouraging trading position and bring about a trade deficit this year. Both exports and imports ln- creased in March with imports rising 6.1 per cent to slightly less than billion while exports rose nearly one per cent to almost billion. The value of oil and petro- leum product imports during March totalled almost bil- lion, up from just over billion in February and million in the same month a year earlier. The volume of petroleum imports declined slightly in March, however, to 161 million from 164 million barrels in February. A year earlier, the U.S. imported 200 million barrels of petroleum products. The commerce department said that for the first three months of 1974, total exports were up 27 per cent over last year to an annual rate of billion. Imports were up 26 per cent to an annual rale of billion. The U.S. had a trade surplus last year of million, its first trade surplus in three years. CONTROLS POLLUTION The Canada Shipping Act in- cludes provisions banning pollution of the atmosphere as well as water by discharges from vessels. LUNCH SERVED MONDAY, APRIL 29 Having received instructions from Kay Kitagawa Produce Ltd., we will offer for sale the following at auction: FARM MACHINERY Deere 5 bottom roll over plow like new; No. 150 14 ft hoe drill with grass seed attachment, dual mark- ers, like new; Deere 16 ft. heavy duty tandem double disc; No. M. 130 Deere 18 ft. No. 1000 vibra shank cult- ivator; No. 50 14 ft. chisel plow; Deere No. F 950 15 ft. packer cultivator unit; Gysler 12 ft. chisel plow; No. 65 14 ft. land plane, hyds.; Deere No. 500 14 ft. centre drive rod weeder; 1 Melroe harrow and hitch; Several sec- tions of diamond harrows; several sec- tions of tine harrows; 7 ft. V ditcher; Deere 16 ft. tool bar cultivator; tired harrow draw bar with 10 sections of harrows; Deere 10 ft. double disc; sev- eral packers; pt hitch rear scrapers; rear scraper; 24 ft. 3 pt. hitch tine harow; Deere 14 ft. 3 pt. hitch, rotary hoe; Bean crop sprayer; drill filler; quantity of old machinery to be sold for salvage. 6 TRACTORS POTATO EQUIPMENT TSE4 2 row potato har- vester with IHC model 706 Diesel power unit, TSE4 2 row potato 20 ft. potato boxes winterized and in top condition, Dahl- man potato boxes; Deere No. 416 4 row potato planter with fertilizer attachment, hyd.. top condition; 1 1973 Spudnick potato scraper, electric powered; Spudnick potato piler with 30 ft. extending elevator, electric powered and wheel drive; Lockwood potato grading table with 48 in x 12 ft. table and 36" sizer with el- evator; potato table with live rollers: 10 ft. table with live rollers; potato planter filler, engine drive; 20 ft. potato piler with engine drive; 16 ft. potato piler, electic drive; 16 ft. sack loader; potato seed cutter with duster, electric powered, seed dip tank; 4 row potato cultivators 3 pt. hitch; Deere 4 row mold board potato hiller Deere 4 row front mount potato or corn cultivator. John Deere model 7020; 4 wheel drive Diesel tractor with 255 hours; 3 pt. hitch, new condition; John Deere model 4430 Diesel tractor with duals, 3 pt. hitch, 320 hours; John Deere model 4230 Diesel tractor with duals, 3 pt. hitch; 1 John Deere model 4020 Diesel tractor; Lohn Deere model 5020 Diesel tractor with duals; Deere model 4020 row crop diesel tractor with 46A hyd. loader. SPRINKLER SYSTEMS EQUIPMENT mile ireco wheel move sprinkler systems with 5" pipe, 6 ft. wheels and self levelling risers; mile of 7" mam line; 2 miles of 6" mam line; 1Ys miles of 4" 40 ft. laterals with end risers; 3 IHC No. 450 6 cyl. propane powered sprinkler units with pumps and carts; 2 M Moline No. 336 4 cyl. propane powered sprinkler units with pumps and carts, 1 PTO pump cart Berkley pump No. B4J; 2 sprink- ler pipe trailers; 4 sprinkler pipe racks for trucks. 14 TRUCKS IHC model 1800 new tandem truck with 478 motor, 5x4 trans., Neu- feldt 20 ft. grain and beet box, 25 ton Renn hoist, only 200 miles, Ford model 880 tandem truck, IHC model 1910 tandem truck IHC model 1800 tandem truck; IHC model 1800 tandem truck; Chev. model C-60 427 motor, tandem truck; Chev. model C-60 427 motor tag axle truck with 20 ft. grain box and hoist, Chev. V2 ton trucks with V8 motors, auto, trans (mileage 450 miles and 100 Ford Vz ton truck 6 cyl. motor and 4 speed trans.; Chev. V4 ton truck; Ford V? ton truck; Chev. Va ton truck; Chev. Vz ton truck. LATE ADDITIONS: hp electric motor 3 phase has cart and is complete for sprinkler irrigation mile Ireco 10" main line Vt mile Ireco 8" main line BEET EQUIPMENT John Deere No. 231 3 row beet harvester with row finder. MKe new con- dition; 1 Hesston 6 row No. 40 beet top harvester. TANKS. AUGERS MISCELLANEOUS gal. propane tank; gal. fuel tanks on trucks; m fuel tanks pumps; 4 fibre glass fertilizer tanks; 1 Robin grain auger 6" x 30 ft. engine; 1 Brandt grain auger 7" x 36 ft. 10 hp engine; 1 pumper bouy, quantity of plastic pipe; several electric fans; quantity of new and used fence posts; large quantity of scrap iron; 1 Tyler 6 ton fertilizer bulk tank; 2 Farm trailers; 2 water pumps with aas enaines. SHOP TOOLS MISCELLANEOUS 1 portable air compressor; hp shop compressor; 1 new 1 hp Baldor HD bench grinder; 1 BD HD 7" sander; 1 Forney No. F230 electric welder; several battery chargers; steel welding bench; 2 vises; 1 acetylene welder, power hack saw; electric post drill; floor bumper jack; large anvil; 1Vz ton chain hoist; 10 ton hyd press, trans, oil dispenser; Kal equip, tune up kit; 3 tap and die sets; several electric drills and saws; 1 high pressure car washer; large quantity of hand tools; socket sets; chains; hyd. jacks; jackall jacks; electric motors; creepers; new parts; quantity of household and bunk house appliances and equipment, etc. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: Mr. Kay Kitagawa farmed in the Vauxhall area for the past 13 years and very recently decided to sell his farm; therefore, this late spring auction sale. All the machinery and equipment is in top repair, as most of it has been through the shop this winter. You will also notice that much of it is 1 year old or recently new, therefore making it a tremendous opportunity for you to buy top quality late up-to-date one-owner (arm machinery and equipment. This sale is a must to ATTEND for it is probably the largest one-owner farm machinery auction sale ever held in Western Canada. Be on time for the Machinery and Equipment will sell EARLY. PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE OFFICE PHONE: 329-3101 Company License 071465 The description to condition or otherwise set forth on each Item mtrtly guide ind li in no way werrsnty or gusrentee, ictuil or implitd. Neither auctioneer or ihi owner ere responsible tor eny in detcription or condition. JOE PERLICH Lie 010293 Phone 328-9772 LETHIMDGE. ALTA. EDTORSHER Lie. 012467 Phone 545-9452 BOW ISLAND. ALTA. BOB BALOG Lie. Ofl7454 Phone 647-2201 MILK RIVER. ALTA. TONY PERLICH Lie. 010242 Phone 328-9872 LETHMID6E. ALTA. ;