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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta oi.-, Auguit 8, 1972 THE UTHSBIDGE JJ. An auctioneer's life is an exciting one The business life of nn auc- tioneer revolves arairx! action nml excitement in the selling of cattle and wlial was once a lowly position has been roman- ticized in song. Kale by auction technically fs the bid by bid offer by buyers for any object untjl the person desiring Uiat object the most ond is willing to pay the most for that object wins out to licat olhcr bidders. McNafi of Fort Mac- leod has been in flic business for just five years following completion of a course at the Western College of Auctioneer- ing in Billings, Montana. He said Uieory us taught nt tlie college but It Is the practical experience gained in ihc sales ring that Iiclps the auctioneer become proficient. Auctioneers use tbe fast mov- ing, rapid-firo talk to sell for a Farm notes SI1EKP .SURVEY A recent sliccp predator sur- vey In Alberta showed that ap- proximately was lost to coyotes in 1371. This Is nbout four per cent of the total cheep population In the province, or one out of every 25 animals. purpose to Instill that proper atmosphere for the buyers. All Uic action in volunteer so the auctioneer tries to liit a selling pace and by calling and chant- ing Ihc dollar values right, keep the pace moving, The start of the bid is deter- mined strictly by the buyers in Uic stands. Once a bid is op- ened, it is the job of Uic auc- tioneer lo try to push it as high as possible to do the best job for the seller. Dave it is a moKer demand for the cattle that de- termines how liigh Uic price will go for most auctions. Tlie fat cattle market for the slaughter industry U very stiabbe now so tha auctioneer knows witliiifc a few cents per pound what the price will be. The animal is worth only so much to the packer so they pay only up to that figure. Siockers and feeders, animals used for herds or for feeding lo take lo slaughter later aro more varied in price. Ranchers who feel they can make money by taking a lot of .irdmals at a high price drive the average up by paying more Tor tlicm. Tiie auctioneer .starts iha bid- ding at a value he imaginarily places on tho animals in tbe ring in front of him. Starting ttie clianllng at this figure, 1C SAFKTY WARNING CMldrcn and maclilncry aro an unsafe combination on the farm. For Uic .sake of small children keep them apart am) distant from all farm machin- ery. s MITH EPTIC ERVICE Pumping Septic Tonki OF! Sp'lls, Plionc; 320-6212 328 4833 Hi-Woy 3 Etui lerhbridge BECOME PART OF THE SCENE WITH THE EXCITING NEW PANOIOC PASS-THRU REAR CAB WINDOW at LETHBRIDGE GLASS NOW ENJOY YOUR LEISURE TIME TO THE FULLEST WITH ALL THESE ADVANTAGES OFFERED BY PANOLOC Cornforloble flow Ilirough oir vcnlMotion provided by unique double illding lofpfy ponei with up to 22 Inches wide. easy once is be 1 we on Cfirofrco vocotion travelling rob and com per. 1 Beauty and durability wi'liin a framework of welded nnocJizcc! aluminum, frco of corrosion, Icoks and rallies, 1 Assuring laCely 010 oulomatic iclf-fotklng windows ond optional icreen, rtmovoblo only from Insicfc, oil T booh ore ovoilablo lo mulch opening ond Trucl< Punoloc by Lethbridge Ghss there arc no bidders, lie Can reduce the figure until somcorw bids. Once the hi titling Is the auctioneer advances the price hy 2C cents per hundred- weight as fa.sL as Ihe bidders notify acceptance. When the bidding slow down, the auc- tioneer ca n start to i ncrcase the bids by 10 cents per hun- dredweight. It Is up lo the auctioneer to acknowledge that the bidding has ceased and to declare a sale. Then- (he cattle are moved from the ring and the next bunch brought in. said the public contact in has business is very import- ant but be must also know all aspccts of the product he is to be able to keep tlie prices flowing smoothly. The principles of auclToneer- ing for calllc are the same for most items and it remains a vital part of the cattle industry. "No Sales Tax" In these prices FARM __ SPECIAL 12v G.P.24t. 74 mo. KX.95 Ex. 6v 115 nmpi. O. P. I 36 mo. vuor. J.rf.9H Ex. 12v 70 ampi. C-.P. 24t. 36 mo. war......... ;n Ex. 12v HO ampi. OP. He 40 rra. war......... 26.95 LETHBRIDGE BATTERY CO. 317 12lh St. V South Phone 327-SS87 DIttribulcrt of HART GLOBEU1E DEtCO You're SPEOAI: Got disc brakes? Confjrntulalions. You'vo got Itio best slopping going. Bui il youVo got disc brakes, you should remember Jusl ono thlny. Tlicy'ro very, very dilforent from drum brakes. Instcacf o( n drum, tlio disc brnko has n rotating disc (or And a caliper equipped with two disc pad assemblies ond hydraulic pistons. When yoj need 10 stop, the calipcr assembly grips tho rotor. And Incidentally, Itiere aro five basic of due brakes on North American csra. Moyba you're not oil that concerned about how your disc brakes work. As lonq 03 they do. And thet'8 wliy you should bo concerned obout who works on your disc brakes. You neod help from pooplo who oro thoroughly familiar with the disc brako differenco. so you need the disc brake specialists Our disc brako tcchnlclana havo lolccn ti.ccinl traininn courses on disc brako opera- tion and service. They're famillorwith all tlio different typos found on nil makes ol cars. And they have tho right equipment to da Ihe job right, And do it efficiently, with no wnsio motions. That's wliy you got the best m disc broko service fit n prctly remork- oblo price, Hero's what wo do for only 529.55, Wo install 4 new front disc pads. Inspect calipers, rotors, rear brakes, brako fluid level and parklnrj brako. As n littlo extra el no extra cost, wo also clean, inspect end repack your front wheel oulor bearings. Then wo road test your car to nioko sure it measures up to your needs. To our standards, And to our guarantee; miles or 24 monlhs, whichever comes first. DISC BRAKE SERVICE 95 AT THESE STORES Corner 3rd Ave. and 8fh St. S Phone 327-8548 ;