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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta tETHSRIDOE Ftfenuiy for average house Demand for homes push prices up TV highlights TORONTO (CP) Unprecedented demand pushed average house prices in Canada up 22 per cent to last year, says the Canadian Real Estate Association. By cities, Vancouver prices jumped 32 per cent to from in 1972 and Toronto prices were up 29 per cent to an average of from Increases of more than 20 per cent were recorded in Hamilton, Victoria, Calgary and Ot- tawa. The association's year-end statistics, just completed, show record high prices that reflect surging market demand running well ahead of all sources of supply. Its figures are drawn from Multiple Listing Service (MLS) transactions, a voluntary and elective method of listing properties which is operated by 74 real estate boards in Canada. While all' types of property are included, the bulk of sales in- volves homes. Price increases ran above the national average in Ontario and British Columbia. Ontario's average was up 26 per cent and B.C.'s 23 per cent. The lowest year-over- year increases were in Quebec, with four per cent, and Manitoba, with 10. Saskatchewan had the lowest prices in the association survey. Following are average MSL sales prices by province: 1972 1973 B.C. Alta. Sask. Man. Ont. Que. The association has an aver- age for the Maritime provinces, in 1972 compared with last year, but no figures are available for Newfoundland. ONE EXCEPTION All major cities in Canada had price increases of 10 per cent or more, with the. ex- ception of Montreal which rose five per cent to an average of Vancouver had the largest jump followed by Toronto. Prices in Victoria last year averaged ahead 26 per cent from Other comparisons in cities, with 1972 averages in brackets: Calgary Hamilton Ottawa Regina Edmonton Saint John Saskatoon Halifax Winnipeg Blair Jackson, executive vice-president of the association, says a record new housing units placed on the market last virtually sold less than five per cent of total housing stock and less than half of total sales. The balance of market de- mand had to be met from existing houses and this resulted in sharply higher prices. MLS sales in 1973 increased more than '14 per cent and produced a dollar volume almost billion more than in 1972. The real estate association is a organization covering 89 real estate boards and 10 provincial associations. It represents about 87 per cent of real estate brokers and sales- men in Canada. 'Spy' troops BERLIN (AP) The East German people's army is training paratroops to operate behind allied lines in NATO uniforms in the event of hostilities, the West German newspaper Die Welt reports. SATURDAY SPORT: NHL Hockey, 6 p.m., Ch. 7. The New York Rangers meet the Canucks in Vancouver. CRIME DRAMA: Barnaby Jones, 6 p.m., Ch. 9. A rock star who preserves his image and reputation as a musical genius by murdering his ghost writer. CRIME DRAMA: police Surgeon, p.m., Ch. 13. Locke tries to convince a construction engineer, who refuses to return to a smuggling mob, that he can't hold out against the syndicate by himself. MOVIE WESTERN: "Dead Heat On a 9 p.m., Ch. 7. An ex-convict, just out of jail, plots a bank robbery that coincides with the arrival of a top Russian at the Los Angeles airport. MOVIE: "Three Bullets For a Long 12 midnight, Ch. 7. COMEDY DRAMA: 12 midnight, Ch. 13. The womanizing adventures of a charming heel starring Michael Caine. SUNDAY SPORT: CBS Snorts Spectacular, 10 a.m., Ch. 9. Amateur boxing titlists of the British Commonwealth and the U.S. square off at State Line, Nevada. Also are highlights of the European Figure Skating Championships. SPORT: Auto Racing, 11'a.m., Ch. 11. Stock car racing's premier event the Daytona 500. SPORT: NBA Basketball, a.m., Ch. 11. The New York Knicks meet the Bucks at the Milwaukee Arena. SPECIAL: "Some Other p.m., Ch. 7. Canada's first film about muscular sclerosis and what's being done to help MS patients afflicted with this dread disease. SPORT: Wide World of Sports, p.m., Ch. 11- Evel Knievel attempts a record motorcycle jump; also the national rodeo finals taped last December at Oklahoma City. DOCUMENTARY: Untamed World, 5 p.m., Ch. 13. "The Nomads of Africa" deals with three tribes and their tradition- bound primitive way of life. SPECIAL: Circus Highlights, 5 p.m., Ch. 9. Flip Wilson is host for highlights of the 104th edition of the Ringling Bros, and Barnum and Bailey Circus. MOVIE WESTERN: "Lock, Stock and p.m., Ch. 13. A TV movie about the misadventures of a young couple in 19th century Colorado. FAMILY: World of Disney, 6 p.m., Ch. 7. Conclusion of "The Ugly Dachshund" in which a Great Dane thinks he's a dachshund and behaves accordingly. HISTORICAL: Witness to Yesterday, p.m., Ch. 13. Host Patrick Watson "interviews" famed actress Sarah Bernhardt, played by actress Denise Pelletier. CRIME DRAMA: The Collaborators, 9 p.m., Ch. 7. An apparently simple murder case is complicated when a self- confessed killer's story doesn't add up. CRIME DRAMA: Chase, p.m., Ch. 9. "Hot Beef" follows the search for modern-day cattle rustlers. MOVIE DRAMA: "Sons and 12 midnight, Ch. 7. The story of a sensitive youth coming of age in a 1910 English mining town. MONDAY INTERVIEW: Fred Davis Show, 11 a.m., Ch. 13. Pupil meets teacher as Fred reminisces with the man who started him in show business Lome Greene. MOVIE WESTERN: "Death of a 1 p.m., Ch. 13. A small town marshal tries to hold on to the past despite defiance from the community leaders. Flooding study planned EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta environment department announced today a contract has been awarded to conduct research on the best way to relieve frequent flooding of agricultural land along the Vermilion River in eastern Alberta. The study, expected to take six months, will be conducted by Reid, Crowthers and Partners Ltd. of Calgary. CJOC-TV Channel 7 (Cablevision Ch. 6) SATURDAY NIGHT Bugs Bunny NHL Singalong Jubilee Movie: Dead Heat on a Merry Go Round News Provincial Affairs News Music Machine Movie: Three Bullets For a Long Gun SUNDAY Niven Miller Oral Roberts N.F.B. Happy Hoii' Bible Club Faith For Today Cross Roads Pucketts General Store Claire Olsen Spiderman Some othertime District 7 Country Canada Reach For The Top Wildlife Unlimited It's Your World Sunday Hour Youth Confrontation Arts '74 Music to See The Irish Rovers Disney Beachcombers Waltons Dick Van Dyke The Collaborators Market Place Ombudsman News Nations Business 11-20 News Sunday Hour 12-30 Movie: Sons Lovers MONDAY Pmnochio Secrets of the Kitchen Farm and City Today The Wizard Of Oz Mon Giant Uncle Bobby Ed Allen Polka Dot Door New Horizons Alberta Schools Mr. Dress Up Sesame Street Dale Harney Show Truth or Consequences Lets Make a Deal General Hospital Our Town Take 30 Edge of Night Family C.ourt Drop In Hollywood Squares PEPSI COLA'S RADIO AND TV LISTINGS Programs are listed by the Radio and Televison Stations. Any variation in program schedule is due to last-minute changes by the stations and is not the responsibility of The Lethbridge Herald, CFCN-TV Lethbridge Channel 13 (Cablevision Ch. 4) SATURDAY NIGHT News 6.10 Oil Report Kingo Bingo Banjo Parlour Police Surgeon Starlost Everything Goes Sing a Good Song News News Know Your Sports Double Bill: 1. Alfie 2. Casanova (Part 5) SUNDAY 825 Thought for Day University of Air Day of Discovery To You With Love 4-H Clubtime NFB On the Line 11-30 Rural Report Rex Humbard Market Place Rev. Solbrekken Travel 74 Pentecost Presents Horst Koehler Window on Britain Gamer Ted Armstrong Question Period untamed World Movie: Lock. Stock and Barrel KRTV Great Channel SATURDAY Apple's Way Lawrence Welk Barnaby Jones Movie: There Was A Crooked Man News Mary Tyler Moore Carol Burnett SUNDAY Bailey's Comets Amazing Chan Lamp Unto My Feet Day Of Discovery Kathryn Kuhlman Face of the Nation 9.-00 Consultation 930 Meet the Press 10OO Sports Spectacular N.B.A. BasketDM ZOO Eye on Sports Energy Sixty Minutes 4OO Maoician HWtes of Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Ode 6OO World of Disney 1120 1125 6.00 900 Brady Bunch Sonny and Cher Witness to Yesterday The Magician' W5 News News Oil Report In Conservation Merv Griffin MONDAY Thought for Day University of the Air Yoga Canada A.M. Romper Room This Week Parlons Francais A.E.C.C. Schools Lifestyle Pay Cards Fred Davis Show Beat The Clock Buckshot Flintstones Movie: Death of a Gunfighter Somerset Another World What's the Good Word Anything You Can Do Mod Squad Doctor in the House SATURDAY 6-00 Buryle Clark John Oliver News, Sports, Wthr Paul Tessier Roy Rennick SUNDAY Roy Rennick Leo Dow (Music We Remember) SATURDAY NIGHT Sports News Show Case Stan Bailey Show Barry Hegland i SUNDAY News CanadiartConcert Hall Blackfoot Indian Program Family Favorites News Christian Science Brown News Sports, Wthr. Sports Scores Sunday Magazine News Jim Parsons Show CHEC Indian News Media Leo Dow Sports 9.00 Leo Dow News. Weather Sports Jack Neufeld Roy Rennick Ind. Baptist Church Gospel Hour Back to God Hour Roy Rennick CJOC 3-10 Cross Country Checkup Mike LaBlanc Show Rock On 8-00 Entertainers s Capital -f Hour" of Decision 10.30 Sunshin Evangel MONDAY Jack Thys Show News, Wthr. Sport 8.35 Phone Bill Show 10-05 Gord Whitehead Show Jack Thys Hour of information News. Wthr. Sport News and Grain Prices Gord Whitehead Show Jim Parsons Show 5-25 Sports Market Report Local News World at Six CHEC-FM 100.9 MONDAY thru FRIDAY a.m. Don McMaster p.m. Concie's Carousel 3-00-6-00 p.m. Don McMaster p.m. Del King Midnight Concerts. Overtures and Encores Midnight Sign Off on Monday Tuesday thru Friday Del King SATURDAY Don MacMaster p.m. Del King p.m. Concerts, Overtures and Encores Del King 12-00 Concie's Carousel (All Night) SUNDAY a.m. Concerts. Overtures and Encores p.m. Del King p.m. Gast Haus Hour (German Program) p.m. Del King Concerts. Overtures and Encores Midnight Sign Off Ian -Tyson CBR 3 (Cabfevision Ch. 9) Mystery Movie Lotsa Luck Chase News Travelure MONDAY Our World Salute Agriculture Today Show 7.-00 Today in Montana Pyramid Gambit Hollywood Squares Jackpot 930 Baffle 10-00 Jeopardy As The World Turns Days of our Lives Doctors 12.OO Another World Match Game Tatfletales Mike Douglas 3-00 Joker's Wild 330 News News 430 News SATURDAY NIGHT Native Voice of Alberta Men of the Ministry Metropolitan Opera Demand Side 625 Symphony Hall C.B.C. Stage Canadian Concert Hall Anthology Orchestral Concert Just Jazz SUNDAY Sunday Morning Sunday Morning Children's Story Time 9.-05 Sunday Magazine Sunday Supplement 1059 Time Signal Capital Report Entertainers Cross Country Check-Up 433 Quebec Now Sherlock Holmes 1003 BOO 1059 2.1X3 230 330 405 600 630 N.H.L- Sounds of Sport Regional Orchestra Vancouver Chamber Orchestra Gilmor's Album The Bush and the Salon Warner's Waxworks MONDAY Warm Up Eye Opener World at 8 Calgary Eye Opener World at Nine Time Signal Radio Noon Stockmarkel School Broadcast Off the Record Max Ferguson B.BC. News Home Run World at Stt As It Happens KFBB Great Falls Channel 5 (Cabteriskm Ch. 11) SATURDAY MtOHT 400 Star Trek 5-00 Sonny and Cfcer 6OO Partidge FarnSly 630 Movie: Live Again. Die Again 8OO Owen Marshall 9OO News Dean Martin 10-45 News 11OO Rock Concert SUNDAY Farm News 6-00 Ctoseup 630 Meet a Friend Revival Fires 730 Gospel Hour 830 Wave a Wish 9OO Kid Power 930 Osmonds H R Pulnstul 1030 issues and Answers Daytona 1230 American Sportsman 130 Wide World 01 Sports 3.-00 Changing Times 31S News Ctose-Vp 4-00 Wild Kingdom 4-30 Bobby GcMsboro 5OO SobNewnart 530 700 900 9.45 1030 535 6'00 7OO aoo 900 930 1030 11-00 11-30 12-00 1230 1OO 130 ZOO 230 3OO 330 400 430 Dick Van Dyke F.B.I Movie: The Ten Commandments (Part 1) Dean Snow Good Old Nashville Music News Insttfrrt MONDAY Farm News Captain Kangaroo Morning News Audrey Jack taLarme Young and the Restless Search lor Tomorrow AH my Children Make a Deal Newly Wed Game General Hospital OneUfe Love American Style Dinah's Place Three on a Match Ute Spin Second Brady Bunch Password News ICE RODEO Sponsored by tht BOY SCOUTS OF CANADA In Southern Alberts CHUCKWAGON RACES ON ICE SATURDAY, FEB. 16th TABER ICE ARENA Races Start at pm "Join The Pepsi People Living Free1 ;