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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, August 3, 1974 High anti-freeze prices checked (CP) The con- sumer and corporate affairs department is looking into ris- ing anti-freeze prices, but not conducting a formal investigation. Consumer Af- fairs Minister Gray said Friday. "I have asked the director of our combines branch to look into the matter to see if there are any contraven- tions." he said. Meanwhile. Dow Chemical of Canada Ltd.. in a letter to more than 60 newspapers, has reiterated earlier statements that panic-buying and oppor- tunism will further inflate the cost. A world shortage of eth- key ingredient of responsible tor boosting the price to between S7 and S9 a gallon earlier this year from last season's price of between S3 and Ethylene is derived from crude oil and is also used in the manufacture of plastics. Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 6183rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 "Shortage noes create a superb opportunity for a few unscrupulous entrepreneurs to rip off the motorist by hoarding anti- freeze stock and increasing margins so as to make more profit... the company said. There have been reports that some service station operators and entrepreneurs have stored hundreds of gallons of antifreeze and in- tend to put it on the market at high prices when a shortage occurs. Owen Elliot, vice-president of Dow. said that while supply will be tight this fall, there will be no critical shortage and predicted only a five-per- cent shortfall. Creston area farm plan continues VICTORIA (CP) Provin- cial government aid to grain farmers in the Creston Wyndel area of southeastern British Columbia to ship out excess supplies will continue for the 1974 crop year, Agriculture Minister Dave Stupich announced Friday. It will total "this year, but the program will be discontinued at the end of the harvest season. He said a nor- mal crop of tons is ex- pected, up 5.000 tons from last vear which was very drv. Holiday Special PEPSI DIET PEPSI Family Size In Handy Six Pack Carriers plus deposit At AH Participating Dealers! "Join the Pepsi People Feeling Free" RONSEEGER AUCTION SALE TERMS: CASH LUNCH SERVED Located 2 Miles North, 2 Miles West and Mile North of VAUXHALL, ALBERTA Friday, August 9 1P.M. SHARP TRACTORS: M.F. model 180 tractor with dual riyd., live P.T.O., plus Allied No. 600 front end loader; 1 model 8N tractor with new rear tires, 3 pt. pitch, ect. TRUCK COMBINE: GMC 950 with 327 V8 engine, 5 speed trans.. 2 speed axle, 14' steel box hoist. Fold down stock racks and beet endgate; John Deere model 95 S.P. combine. Has done only 200 acres since motor overhauled. MACHINERY: model 200A S.P. 12 ft. swather with pickup reel; model 24T P.T.O. baler; model 100 10 ft. chisel plow with rod weeder attachment; 12 ft. grain press drill; 12 ft. double disc on trans; of diamond harrows with 2 draw bars; of flex harrows with a 40 ft. steel drawbar on rubber; ft. land float; ditcher; 5 ft. horse mower; wheel rubber tired wagon; wheel utility trailer 3 POINT HITCH EQUIPMENT: 1-2 bottom plow; hole auger; weed sprayer; rake MISCELLANEOUS: gal. water tank with stand; gal. water tank with stand. Approx. 1 cord of 8 ft. second cut slabs. Approx. 100 posts; crates; 180 amp electric welder; Second 35' grain auger complete with H.P. engine; 26 ft. grain'auger with engine LIVESTOCK: year old reg. hereford bulls; year old reg. hereford bull SPRINKLER SYSTEM: ft. 4' laterals with end risers mile of 6" main line; 318 propane power unit with Berkley pump; tired pipe wagon. Small quantity of miscellaneous items. The description as to condition or otherwise at MI forth on each item la merely a guide and it in no way a warranty or guarantee, actual or Implied. Neither the auctioneer or the owner are re- sponsible for any errort In description or condition. SALECONDUCTED BY PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Box 1057, Lethbridge Office Phone 329-3101 Company License 071465 JOE PERLICH Lie 010293 Phone 328-9772 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA BOB BALOG Lie. 067454 Phone 647-2201 MILK RIVER EOTORSHER Lie. 012467 Phone 545-6452 BOW ISLAND, ALBERTA TONY PERLICH Lie. 010292 Phone LETHBRIDOE. ALBERTA I i-hinK his Co nd it'ion' stems from loss o-f" habitat No... its Predators Maybe its hunting m Hen pheasant UN faces new headache A Iberta pheasant decline Fables and facts Pheasant populations in Alberta have plummeted to an all time low! What's happened? Albertans. province wide, are asking that question. Arguements rage over back fences and across the floor of the Legislature. A shotgun scattering of reasons are brought to blame. Hen pheasant seasons! Foxes! Weather conditions! Farming practices! Disease! Pesticides! Habitat loses! Overhunting! Everyone you ask has a different opinion of the problem. But what is the real reason? Does anybody really know? What can be done about it? is being done about it9 These and many similar questions are about to be reviewed in a series of ar- ticles to appear weekly in Saturday editions of The Lethbridge Herald. Compiled by Dennis McDonald, director of the Alberta Fish and Wildlife division's pheasant habitat improvement program the articles will discuss all aspects of the pheasant situation. Topics will include a historical review of in Alberta: factors limiting their provincial distribution; past and current trends in pheasant numbers: pheasant life history; factors affecting breeding and nesting success; seasonal survival and mortali- ty due to predators; land use activities; climatic conditions and hunting; the role of phea- sant hatcheries; pheasant research in Alberta; pheasant management techniques; Canadians rating high in champion chess meet MONTREAL (CP) Con- sensus at the llth Canadian Open Chess Championship is that four Canadians should place in the top 10 as the con- test swings into its eighth round today. "Duncan Suttles. Bruce Amos. Leon Piasetski and my- DERME MACHINE SHOP A COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL MACHINE SHOP SERVICE 12e STREET NORTH self should be in there." To- ronto international master Robert Wachtel, 26. said following seventh-round play Thursday night. Montreal international master Leon Piasetski, 22, agreed. "There should be four or five Canadians among the 10 best but I don't want to give any he said. Piasetski won Thursday's game and advanced to a six- point tournament rating out of a possible seven. International grandmaster Suttles. 27, of Vancouver, tied the game with Czechoslovak international grandmaster Vlastimil Hort. 30. Suttles now has 6Vi tourna- ment points while Hort has six. In other games Thursday, Vancouver masters Bruce Harper, 19, and Jonathan Berry. 20. both won their matches against Montreal players. Berry now has 6'.2 points while Harper has 5'-2 points. methods for improving the carrying capacity of land for pheasants and programs of assistance available for this purpose. The series is intended to dis- pell many of the myths concerning factors which influence pheasant pop- ulations. However, it recognizes that even wildlife managers cannot agree upon some aspects of pheasant management programs in Alberta and elsewhere in North America. Hen pheasant seasons, stocking hatchery reared birds, paid hunting, predator control ana otner topics are open to debate, professionally as well as otherwise. Hopefully, readers will join this debate by expressing their views to this newspaper and to the program director. Pheasant Habitat Develop- ment program office, 22 Ad- minist ration Building, Lethbridge. Several articles in the series will be devoted to addressing points of view raised in these letters. Next week: The historical development of pheasant pop- ulations in Alberta, 1908 -1974. UNITED NATIONS (CP) The Security Council, which faces a crisis almost daily these days as its tries to keep the ceasefire in Cyprus from falling apart, may find its job somewhat tougher this month. The council presidency ro- tates each month among the 15 member-countries on the council and it so happens that the job this month goes to the Soviet Union, which has its own ideas about how the Cyprus dilemma should be handled. As might be ex- pected, those ideas differ from what the West has in mind. The chair has been taken by Soviet Ambassador Jacob Malik a veteran of cold war diplomacy, who is regarded by his fellow-diplomats as a tough, uncompromising op- ponent. He has spent many years in the UN and has long experience in diplomatic in- fighting both in and outside of UN councils. It was Malik who led the So- viet delegation in their famous walk out of the UN in January, 1950, when the Security Council refused a Soviet demand to unseat the representative of nationalist China and recognize the Com- munist government in Peking. The walk-out came to be recognized as a diplomatic blunder because it enabled the council five months later, with the Soviet delegation ab- sent and free of the threat of a Soviet veto, to vote to send a UN force into war-torn Korea. The Soviets returned to the UN within weeks after the Korean vote, Malik already has given some indication of his stewardship while in the chair. Wednesday night, on the eve of taking over the presidency, he vetoed a coun- cil resolution that would have enabled the UN peace force to take on expanded duties in Cyprus. His veto came after he tried unsuccessfully to block a vote on the ground he had no instructions from home. The resolution was adopted next day. with the wording al- tered slightly to meet Soviet objections. This time, Malik abstained in the vote. As chairman, Malik has no real power over the council but the chairman is able to postpone or delay meetings until he feels he has a suf- ficient number of supporters either to approve or oppose a resolution in which his country has an interest. His rulings on points or order can influence council developments. At the same time, Malik will have to be careful not to offend or overrule too many delegates. When the chair- manship rotates again at the end of the month, Malik again will be just one of 15 members sitting around the council table, at the mercy of whoever holds the chair. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD Established 1911 Lower Floor 517 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-1541 CANADA TOUR SEPT. 1974 From Edmonton 10 Day Tour Price Provides: Return Air Ground Transfers Hotel Accommodation (Twin Beds with Bath) Three Meals per Day Admission to Four (4) Hockey Games Airport Departure Tax Daily Sightseeing Excursions including Theatre, Circus, etc. VERY LIMITED SPACE BOOK EARLY! Deposit Required on Booking Contact: A.M.A. TRAVEL AGENCY 608-5th Ave. South Phone 328-7921 or 328-1181 Office open Monday thru Friday a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday to p.m. Ample Free Parking at Rear of Building j v eff J SALVAGE Offers will be received for the purchase of the following vehicles. Bid close September 3, 1974. 1973 GMC TANDEM 6500 SERIES Serial Located: MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by fire 1970 WHITE FREIGHTLINE Serial Located: MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision 1973IHC1910 SERIES Serial Located: MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by fire 1973 FORD V2 TON Serial Located: MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision 1969 CHRYSLER 4 DOOR Serial S41K9C143486 Located: MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision 19700LDSMOBILETORONADO Serial 4394870M612440 Damaged by collision 1970 DODGE POLARA Serial Located: MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision 1972 DODGE DEMON Serial 4LM29H2B102191 Located: MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision 1968 PLYMOUTH SPORT FURY Serial Located: MARSHALL'S FARM LOT Damaged by collision Submit offers to: F.F. Stewart Co. Adjusters Ltd. 202-1201 3 Avenue South LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Telephone 328-5545 Ten Minute Service Guaranteed As Long As You Own The Car Dual Exhaust Specialists Monroe Shocks FREE Installations Walker Exhausts s ft if1'- OMH sNfe y Pictured above is our fully modern muffler and shock absorber specialty shop 1 Clip Coupon and bring it in it's worth L20% OFF YOUR NEW MUFFLER UNTIL AUG. 31ST muffLffi mm LID. 321 13th Street North ;