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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta August 1973 THE LETHMIDGE HERALD 21 Phenomenal food hike reported by grocers EDMONTON thing's going a spokesman for Western Grocers Wholesale said Friday. When it comes to food prod- the spokesman isn't one item you can pick out and say nothing is happening to never seen so many price changes in the last month and a half it's been pheno- The who wishes to remain said Western Grocers is receiving about 100 price changes a week. Most come in the mail and no reasons are given. BAD SCENE it's a bad scene right At the retail one-pound packages of lard increased five cents each a week ago. All dry brands of dog food went up 30 to 50 cents a case. An 18-ounce size of pie crust was up seven a 16-ounce bottle of peanut oil three cents and baking powder one cent for the eight-ounce two cents Egg board negotiations continue B.C. The secretary-manager of the British Columbia Egg Market- ing Board said in his annual report Friday that the future success of the board is tied largely to the outcome of nego- tiations with the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency. The B.C. board is seeking to have the national agency apply weekly marketing quotas to all Canadian egg producers and to have each Canadian producer financially responsible for his own excess production. Ed Morgan said the long- sought stability in the industry would be within reach if the Canadian egg marketing agen- cy adopted these policies and set producer prices according to the cost of production. H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker EDMONTON PHONE 424-9796 1 CALGARY PHONE 263 8050 I L6THBRIDCE PHONE 326-8141 PHONE A T T t K.ngsgate CQUTTd 604-424-5458 Home Office Ph. 344-3822 for the one-pound size and 11 cents for the five-pound size. The price of a 20-pound bag of wheat flour in the city was ex- pected to almost double in the next few weeks. One major gro- cery chain increased the price to from a bag last week and expects another 20- cent increase in about a month. Bakery flour has increased a with family flour up a 100 pounds and flour Durum flour is used to make such pro- ducts as spaghetti and noodles. City restaurants are begin- ning to feel the pinch. They're absorbing the increased prices right but spokesmen said this will last only as long as it takes for printers to produce new menus. have spirilled so much that there is no way of telling what each item on the menu costs from day to said Roy who operates a res- taurant on the city's south side. Textile import plan backfires OTTAWA A two-year- old government program to pro- tect Canadian textile makers by restricting cotton yarn imports has backfired. Thirteen developing countries subjected to the trade restric- tions have not been fulfilling even the limited delivery quotas permitted by the Canadian pro- gram. At the same one of the Canadian companies the pro- gram was designed to protect has closed down three yarn fac- tories. The result is a shortage of yarn for the domestic textile in- dustry and a steep climb in prices. The proposed by the federal textile and clothing board and approved in an an- nouncement this week by the is to offer Cana- dian importers and the devel- oping countries an opportunity to ship about eight per cent more yarn to Canada in the re- maining five months of CSs year. Apart from that re- strictions on imports will be reimposed at least until the end of 1974. In view of the supply shortage experienced late last year and early this there is no cer- tainty that producing countries would take advantage of the slightly relaxed trade restric- tions. MIGHT fcHFP MORE evidence to have been produced before tne textiles board in one of its se- cret hearings was that some of the restricted countries dicated that later this year they will be able to ship substan- tially more than the agreed The board's made public by an aide to Industry Minister Alastair con- cludes that the yarn shortage not due primarily to the re- straint imposed 28 months ago on countries as Colombia and Brazil. But it observes that ship- LORD CO. JACOBSON CO. GOOLD ELLIOTT onnounce ihe merger of their practices under ihe firm name of GOOLD ELLIOTT CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS P.O. Box 940 519-7th Street South Lethbridge. Alberta Vancouver Kamloops Edmonton Calgary Leth.bridge SMALL FARMS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Transfer LAND OWNERS If you own a small farm and wish to or have very recently for or you may be eligible for a cash grant of up to The local F.C.C. Office has a for listing service which may help you find a buyer. LAND BUYERS If you are a small farmer wanting .o buy land to expand your present you may be eli- gible for special Credit Assistance. Check the for listings at any local FCC office. For details FARM CREDIT CORPORATION Credit Advisor R. H. Holiday Ofifce Monday 327-0752 ments of yam to Western Eu- ropean countries and the United Ststes have been increasing substantially while Canada has oeen short of yarn. Earlier this Cosmos Im- perial Mills closed down three yarn mills at Ajax and and N.B. Prices of Canadian producers have risen by 22 per cent in 28 months. import prices rose by 34 per cent on the same pe- thereby contributing to the increased competitiveness of Canadian-made yarns in the do- mestic market. While the restraints program affects 13 developing imports from the United States and most European countries have been unrestricted. hits peak for year CRANBROOK B.C. Forest Service sawlog scale for its scores of public sustained yield units in Nelson forest district in July was larg- est of the year for any month so far. The tally came to cubic feet. It brought the for- 'est district 1973 scale so far to cubic compared with cubic feet for the comparable period of 1972 when the all-time peak was reached. Spruce firmly resumed top species place with 7.5 cedar suddenly skyrocketed to 6.7 probably because of a woods clean-up in prepara- tion for Mica Darn. Fir at nearly six million and lodgepole at over five million jockeyed for third place in a very extraordinary species an- alysis. Continuing uncertainty in the industry over what the provin- cial department of lands and forests plans for assured pub- lic forest sales probably add- ed to heavy logging pressure. Though demand remains ex- prices have softened from their dizzy early 1973 heights. Gold futures WINNIPEG Gold fu- U.S. Winnipeg Commodity Get 73 Jan 74 Apr 74 Jly 74 134.25A. Thursday's 26 con- tracts. Beef Futures WINNIPEG Live beef Ssp Nov Jan Mar 54.00. Thursday's two con- tracts. the MOTOR HOTEL Welcomes you to Edmonton To help make your stay more would like to introduce you to all our facilities. MORE PEOPLE STAY AT THE RIVIERA- BECAUSE THE RIVIERA OFFERS YOU Write or Telephone IVIERA MOTOR HOTEL 5359 CALGARY TRAIL 43-43-43-1 Bond prices 3 Supplied by Doherty McCuaJg Limited GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Oct. '75 96.00 96.50 July '78 100.50 101.50 Sept. '83 78.00 79.00 Sept. '92 78.00 80.00 Sept. 15 Perp 38.00 40.00 April '75 96.50 99.00 July '75 100.00 100.50 PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF CANADA GUARANTEED BONDS Alberta '90 102.00 104.00 7 To '88 88.00 SO.OO '94 104.00 106.00 '90 106.00 108.00 '74 99.00 101 00 '92 82.00 '74 99.00 101.00 '90 103.00 105.00 '91 94.00 95.00 '90 103.00 105.00 '90 105.00 108.00 '74 99.00 101.00 '74 99.00 101.00 8 Ontario Ont Hyd New Br Nfld N. S. Quebec Alberta Man Hyd 8 Sask Nfld AGT 8 Man Tel 8 INDUSTRIALS Alta G T '90 103.00 105.00 Alcan B.C. For B. C. Tel Bell Tel Bell Tel CP Ltd CP Sec Cdn Util CWNG Gulf Oil Inter P P Massey Noranda Int Nickel N and C G St of Cdn Tr Cdn P Tr Cdn P WC Tr '91 104.00 '92 104.00 '90 102.00 '79 104.00 '93 104.00 '89 100.00 '90 103.00 '91 104.00 '90 105.00 '90 100.00 '90 104.00 '80 104.00 '90 103.00 '90 103.00 '91 103.00 '90 103.00 '90 104.00 '90 107.00 '93 95.25 106.00 106.00 104.00 106.00 106.00 102.00 105.00 106.00 107.00 102.00 106.00 106.00 105.00 105.00 105.00 105.00 106.00 109.00 96.25 CONVERTIBLES Alta G T Cons Gas Dynasty 7 Acklands Scur Rain WC Tr C WC Tr '90 130.00 140.00 '89 83.00 85.00 '82 105.00 110.00 '88 100.UO 102.00 '88 90.00 93.00 '88 75.00 78.00 '91 99.00 101.00 LIFE INSURANCE Decreasing Convertible Term IT WOULD PAY YOU TO COMPARE THIS WITH ANY OTHER TERM PLANi MONTHLY PREMIUMS Age Age Age Age Age Age KEN BELSHER OCCIDENTAL LIFE of CALIFORNIA 439A HOLIDAY VILLAGE Phone Res. 328-0994 Government report flays poor Rolls management LONDON A British government report published Friday blamed top manage- ment for the collapse of the old Rolls-Royce Co. in 1971. 'Hie by the depart- ment of trade and sin- gled out two members of the board of Sir Denning Pearson and Sir David for a to build the RB-211 engine for Lockheed's Tristar airbus. Rolls won this contract by un- derbidding all rivals and prom- ising to produce a revolutionary kind of engine in record tiny. In the end it couldn't be done. Development costs rocketed and production of the engines under the terms of the original con- tract with Lockheed would have bankrupted Rolls. Instead the company went into receivership. The British government took over the aero the U.S. government saved Lockheed from bank- ruptcy and the engines were eventually produced under new terms. Pearson and Huddie were both aero engineers. The report said they had the technical knowledge to analyse the low contract bid properly. were equipped to rec- ognize and war against its im- even if others less pert were not. In omitting to do they failed properly to dis- charge the responsibilities of stewarship which rest upon the directors of a public There was no similar criti- cism in the against de- partment of trade and industry officials who at the tune en- couraged Rolls to fight for Lockheed and by some implied that government funds would bade up Rolls for the good of tIS BUYING or SELLING call FRENCH NO SALE Aug. 6 CIVIC HOLIDAY NEXT SALE MON. AUG. 13TH AT 1 P.M. Wednesday j a.m. FAT CATTLE SALES SLAUGHTER HOGS ASSEMBLED AND SOLD MONDAY THRU FRIDAY. WE BUY AND SELL FAT AND FEEDER LAMBS DAILY We tarry Hartford Insurance on all livestock FRIDAY 10 a.m. and FEEDER CATTLE SALES PI 1 p.m. f SPECIAL STOCK CALF AND FEEDERS EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS EXCELLENT FACILITIES FOR FEEDING AND LOADING HOGS. ED FRENCH 328-3986 DAN KLASSEN ........345-4358 KEN MAGRATH 758-6607 LOU DEJAGER 345-4489 WHIT HEN1NGER...... 328-7354 CONSIGN ALL YOUR LIVESTOCK C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK The Heart of Canada's Ranching Office 327-0101 327-3986 Alberta Slockyardf P.O. BOX ALBERTA ByWffliainLutwiiiiak DREAM THE DREAM ACROSS 1 Money of Minsk 6 Bailiwick 10 Insect stage 15 Lays away 20 time 21 Turnstila rejects 22 Wealthy ona 23 Bordoni 24 Equal Vandermeer 28 Diminutiva ending 29 Sack and hock 30 Fr. 31 Sett's forte 32. Poker term 33 Knicksand Nets 34 Carries on 35 Bex and Dax 36 Alpine wind 37 River of England 38 ApresJuillet 1 Inveigles 2 Make one 3 A Davis 4 Cluny 5 Ordinal ending 6 Lacking an equal 7 Old Norse poems 8 Person1 alities 9 Comminuted lava 10 Natural number 11 NFL halfback 12 Is a partyto 39 Muchmoola 42 Bannister's dream 50 Museum exhibits 51 Theater signs 52 Point of view 53 A liquor 54 Approaches Fox and Rabbit 56 As example 57 reason 58 poet. 59 Elk's cousin 60 Sweetens the soil 62 63 Toujours 64 Upland 65 Cavalry weapon 66 Garden plant 70 Marisfeat 75 Foot-press device 76 Kind of foot 77 Wooly 101 creatures etal. 78 Bell the 102 Completed 79 Spring month 103 Softer 80 in Roma snow 81 Money of 105 Preparesto Marrakech make glass 83 -Horizonte 107 Neighbor of 84 Outspoken Uru. 110 Authority 112 Moon walker 0113 of the films 87 Show-biz name 88 U.K. truck 89 Risk 90 Golden calf 91 Esteem 92 Populace 93 Brown pigment 94 Emulates Seagren 98 Lady of abbr. 99 Famed auto short 100 Muse of history DOWN 13 Skirt feature 14 abbr. 15 as leaves 16 Sandaracs 17 Cruz 18 Chemical compound 19 up 21 Tizzy 25 Contorts 26 OnewhoSb. wings melted 27 Ascribe 33 Authoriz- ations 34 Mob scenes 35 36 Fruit 37 Ignited 38 lord 39 Sinewy 40 Certain sulfate 41 Local population 42 Talk show 43 Alfresco 44 Idolater 45 Egrets 46 Certain spouses 47 Wrestlers 48 Belong 49 Austrian composer 55 Victor of show biz 114 Gem 115 Starred on the lanes 119 120 Fawn 121 122 Square 123 Common contraction 124 Seafood 125- Goddess of hope 126 -the dust 57 Yokels 59 Masculine 60 Attack vigorously 61 Nigerian people 62 Occurs 64 65 S. African lown 66 Humble 67 European lake 68 Queued 3wds. 69 Whence tha Lily Maid 71 Csntina fars 72 3 wds. 73 Persian king 74 U.S. publisher EO Count 81 Lover 82 Wrinkle dispeller S3 Gripes 84 Bigwigs 85 Repute 86 Pop.ular flavor 87 An Adams 88 Namesakes of Jacob's son 89 Certain bottles 91 in a way 92 Remove 93 Boil 95 Intense 96 Sea ducks 97 Displaced p'erson 102 Folksinger 107 Independently Bob 108 103 Vowel symbol 109 Acappella 104 Biblical mount 105 Fagin.for one 106 Joins tha possa songs 110 Spanish greeting 111 Has creditors 112 Battery abbr. 113 Swelling' 114 Siena 15 Succumb 116 Casein 117 Men 118 Abit 21 X ly George W. Frank ACROSS I Sheep's cry t 7 Cher's other half S Flower evocative of Kewand dooryards II for one 13 My blood- at the sound's 15 Ruth 16 17 Mad as a wet hen 18 Honorary degree 19 Early Egyptian god 20 honor and 21 In a murder- ous frenzy 22 Ex-GI's 23 New Mexico art colony 24 Young and with it 25 Hindu cymbals 26 Fred Allen etal. 27 for one 28 poet 30 Rhodo- dendron and azalea 32 The terri- torial 36 medica 37 S.W.Arab country 38 Consume 39 a re the- 40 Settlers of Kiev 41 Ocean liner or Stanley 43 art a 44 German Baptists or dough- nut eaters 48 Downhearted 51 Boat parking lot 54 Tear or Torn 55 Mixes 57 Will's afterthought 58 of Levant 61 Flinches 62 Workforce 63 en 64 Ice cake 65 Little 65 Stipend 67 Mature 68 Soared. 69 South of Ky.r east of Ark. 70 Mattress or mark of tima 71 Hot cross 72 Scot's own 73 His and 74 Genus of macaws 75 76 Restitution 78 Nuptials 80 Coal lodes 81 Tennis turn 82 Grande 83 Sailor's rope DOWM 1 -fide 2 Memorabilia 3 Bodyguards 4 Engage B Secondhand 6 Petrouchka and Coppelij 7 Abel's kid brother 8 Harnessed 9 Loiter 10 Gaels 11 Red and high 12 Spanish king 13 Rickshaw power 14 Dentist's sign 15 Ace or cork 17 Cleverer 19 of Everett 20 Leave out 21 Sergeant's order 22 Blue 23 S.E.Asian people 25 Foundling 28 Raw minerals 29 Moving truck 31 33 Ratite bird 34 Tank 35 Everlasting 36 Strolling players 42 Razorbill 44 Father of Oliver and Pip 45 All together 46 Edge 47 Lofty showoff 48 Bouil- for one 49 Ventilati 50 rne 51 Young Oliver's request 52 orShesha 53 Look-alikes 55 Holy woman of abbr. 56 Cuts clean 57 Chinese dog or slangy meal 59 Star 60 -whizl 61 Slim 64 Texas leaguers 66 or shoots 67 Ladder step 68 Few between 69 DickTracy't true heart 70 Shooter marbla 71 He'stha of my existenca 73 form 75 Tear apart 77 Siamese measure 73 Arid SOLUTIONS or LAST WEEK'S 1'TJZZLtS CRYPTOGRAMS NI-RNIKE DLKUUTLNS DZKAN rjnraran fa rl cirri a rmisnri 3 EHUD nnna fOB RELEASE AUGUST 1973 by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Synd. Inc. World Rights Reserved LONE OCD STARTX ZXNDAXCPNS STYPUN S T D N. IndiaM. Speny 2. HI EWA ODDI YSC ASKEW NADNZA CWHKZAU HIED WHY UDOSHI. ByLoisJones 8 LJPF HGMMQY HDYG LJPFLDDF. -EarlIreland 4. FREEZY TIZ-BSZ IURGE FAUD URO FROSTYS DUDRGBATUY BYE DUGGRATUY. By I. M.S. Last Week's 1. Bnggy and smrey Mrorkers strike for Tipped wages and top fringe benefits. 2. Men crone their necks at lasses who -wear mod seeking a droll wink. 3. Great stone faces are historical cliff-hangers. 4. lost kittca makes bet home ia warm woolen mitten. ;