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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, June 9, 1971 THI LlTHIIIDOl HMAIO Sheep, wool commission set N.Y. influence affects market REGINA (CP) Formation of t Saskatchewan sheep and wool marketing commission has been announced by Agricul- ture Minister Jack Messer. Mr. Messer said in a news release the commission would have the power to promote sheep and wool products and investigate marketing alterna- tives available to the industry. He said the commission, un- der the chairmanship of Ken- neth R. Ferch of Kipling, will consult sheep producers in the province concerning marketing systems. Other members of the com- mission are Kenneth Crandel of Piapot, Gerald P. Payant of Assiniboia, Elvin W. Sothman of Elrose and Hugh D. Taylor of Saskatoon, all of them sheep producers. Bill Wilson of Saskatoon, past-president of the Sakatche- wan Sheep Breeders Associa- tion, said a committee he head- ed requested the commission to breathe new life into the in- dustry. U.S. anticipates record crop WASHINGTON (AP) -The 1973 United States winter wheat harvest, now under way in the southern Great Flams, is ex- pected to produce a record crop of bushels, the United States agriculture de- partment said Friday. The estimate, based on June 1 field conditions, is three per cent or 34 million bushels more than the crop reporting board forecast last month. It also would mean a winter wheat crop 11 per cent larger than in 1972. A bumper crop is needed this year to help meet a huge export demand which has reduced re- serves sharply and has caused wheat prices to soar to the highest levels in 25 years. The loviet Union is expected to have a larger wheat crop this year but probably not enough to meet all its needs and com- mitments officials said. The Soviet Union is expected to import further grain during the 1973-74 season but probably not as much as in 1972. Even so, the department is predicting that U.S. wheat ex- Egg prices EDMONTON (CP) Weekly egg and poultry report issued by the federal agriculture de- partment: Eggs to producers: A large A medium 51, A small 36; B 33, C 10, cracks 18. To retailers: A large 64-65, A me- dium 62-63, A small 48-49. To consumers (in A large 70-75, A medium 68-71. A small 50-55. Poultry to producers: live No. 1 chicken, broilers 28, 6 and over, 5 and under 6, 28. Fowl under 4, 5-7. Turkey, under 12, 35, 12 to 18, 35; over 18, 35. Live No. 2 chicken, 6 a n d over, 5 end under 6, 25. Turkey, under 12, 32; 12 to 18, 32; over 18, 33. the RIVIERA 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 MORE! Write or Telephone IVIERA MOTOR HOTEL 5359 CALGARY TRAIL 43-43-43-1 year ports in the year beginning July win total about 950 million bushels, the second largest vol- ume on record. In its mater wheat report Friday, the department put av- erage yields Oiis year at 35.2 bushels per acre, compared with 34.0 bushels per acre har- vested in 1972 and 35.4 hi 1971. Fanners are expected to have about 37.3 million acres of win- ter wheat for harvest this year, compared with 34.9 million in 1972. The administration, in an attempt to increase output, re- moved land-idling requirements for 1973 wheat program partici- pants. By SANDRA INGALSBE Canadian Press Staff Writer The performance of Canadian stock markets this week con- trasted sharply with last week's dismal showing. Golds retreated from previous highs but other sectors rallied strongly in mod- erate trading. Markets initially showed signs of following last week's trend, but a strong rebound Tuesday by industrials more than wiped out Monday's losses. Analysts say New York con- tinues to be a major influence on Canadian markets which nevertheless showed some re- sistance this week to the inter- mittent downward pressure from Wall Street. One factor in this stability is anticipation that tax cuts for manufacturing and processing industries will be passed by Parliament, analysts said. The New York market churned under a number of ad- verse influences this tergate, new signs of inflation and a spreading feeling that a recession in on the way. However, some observers said the mounting evidence of higher inflation has had the re- verse effect of creating new hope that the administration would act with some kind ol controls. President Nixon hinted Friday that he might imple- Montana strike throws 300 out of work COLSTRIP, Mont. (AP) A strike has made idle about 300 at the construction site of Montana Power Company's million power-generating plant in Colstrip. The strike is associated with the dispute between the Bill- ings local of the Laborers Un- ion and the Billings Contrac- tors Association. A union spokesman said the dispute in- volves travel pay for workers. Cominco lifts base price VANCOUVER (CP) Com- inco Ltd. announced Friday that its base price for zinc in Canada and the United States will increase by two cents per pound, effective Monday. In a statement, Cominco also announced that, effective Mon- day, its base price for zinc in world markets other than Can- ada and the U.S. is ster- ling per metric ton. If you're a If you're a IHLL man come to the store that's got it all the Mr. Big 'n Tall Shop Suits and sports jackets, sires 40-58 Tall shirts, neck sizes 14Va to 19, sleeves to 38 Big Shirts, neck sizes 17 to 21, sleeves to 38 Shoes to 16, most widths Extra long ties plus underwear, pyjamas, socks. Mail orders promptly filitd. Write for free catalogue. SHOP (ALTA) LTD. Penny Malt S13-J19 Ave. W. Calgary WANTED! INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LEASE BACK Large, responsible Wcitern Canada Company would to lease a warehouse and offica building of approximately square feet in Lethbridge area. Would prepared to sign long term lease. New cost of land and buildingi timated to be in to range. Who would like to own this type of property and lease it back to ui? Apply BOX 125, IETHBRIDGE HERALD ment new snti-inflation meas- ures. GOLD DEMAND DROPS Positive factors for the New York market were easing pres- sure on the dollar and the weakening in demand for gold. Bullion prices retreated from record highs and the Toronto market's gold index, which closed Monday near its all-time high, fell 21.32, on the week, to 282.38. Other sectors bounced back. At Toronto, the industrial index, considered a major indicator of market trends, rose 5.58 on the week to 211.66. The base metal index gain reflected some re- newed metal demand and closed the week at 96.83, up 3.51. Western oils rose 8.51 to 218.80. The unpredictable course of stock markets recently has brought a mixed reaction from analysts. While some feel that a minor economic readjustment is to be expected, others say a re- cession in definitely in the mak- ing. Canadian Business Service says: "Over the longer term the outlook is murky and after the expected market rally gets under way there could be a re- testing this fall of recent lows when the economic outlook for late 1973 and early 1974 be- comes clearer." Calgary hospital staff wins hike hut CUPE chief MacGregor unhappy CALGARY (CP) A maxi- mum salary increase of 7% per cent was set for the admin- istrative staff of the Calgary General Hospital at a hospital board meeting. Aid. Eric Musgreave said, af- ter the meeting, increases will be paid on a global budget basis, where some administra- tors may get a 12-per-cent in- crease while oUters may re- Fewer businesses fail in April TORONTO (CP) Business failures in Canada dropped 17 per cent to 258 in April after surging to a 10-month high of 308 in March, says Dun and Bradstreet of Canada Ltd. The figure is still three per Bond prices Supplied by Doherty McCuaig Limited GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS Oct. 1, '75 95.50 96.50 July 1, '78 101.50 102.50 Sept. 1, '83 77.73 78.75 Sept. I, '92 78.50 79.50 Sept. 15 Perp 38.00 40.00 April 1, '75 93.50 93.50 July 1, '75 99.50 100.50 8 3 CONVERTIBLES Alta G T '90 135.00 145.00 Cons Gas '89 81.00 83.00 Dynasty 7 '82 93.00 Acklands '88 99.00 101.00 Scur Rain 7Vi% '88 85.00 88.00 WC Tr C '88 75.00 78.00 WC Tr '91 97.00 99.00 PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT Of CANADA GUARANTEED BONDS Alberta Ontario Ont Hyd New Br Nfld N. S. Quebec Alberta 8 Man. Hyd 8 Sssk 8% Nfld 9% '90 104.50 106.50 '88 90.50 82.50 '94 105.00 107.00 '90 107.00 109.00 74 99.00 101 00 '92 82.50 84.50 '74 101.00 103.00 '90 105.00 107.00 '91 96.50 98.50 '90 103.00 105.00 '90 106.00 108.00 '74 100.00 101.00 '74 100.00 101.00 AGT 8 Man Tel 8 INDUSTRIALS Alta G T '90 107.00 109.00 '91 100.00 102.00 Alcan B.C. For B.C. Tel Bell Tel Bell Tel CP Ltd CP Sec Cdn Util CWNG Gulf Oil Inter P P Noranda tot Nickel N and C G St of Cdn Tr Cdn P Tr Cdn P 10% WC Tr '92 106.00 108.00 '90 104.00 106.00 '79 105.00 107.00 '93 107.00 109.00 '89 104.00 106.00 '90 106.00 108.00 '91 106.00 108.00 '90 106.00 108.00 '90 101.50 103.50 '90 106-00 108.00 '80 105.00 107.00 '90 105.00 107.00 '90 103.50 108.50 '91 105.00 108.00 '90 106.00 108.00 '9D 107.00 109.00 '90 109.00 111.00 '93 97.75 98.25 Dollar Value MONTREAL (CP) U.S. dollar in terms of Canadian funds at noon today was down 1-25 at 4-5. Pound sterling up 1-10 at 2-25. In New York, the Canadian dollar was up 1-25 at 1-5. ELECTION OF OFFICERS ROBERT FORD The Alberta Guild of Ophthalmic Dispensers announces the election of officers for 1973-74. Robert Ford of Edmonton is President, Lome Pederson of Calgary is Vice President. Glen "rancis of Edmonton is Past President, Geraldine Young of Calgary is Sec- retary Treasurer, and Joe Evans of Calgary is Registrar. Directors are Howard Parker. John Josey. Gerry Josey and Theo OeHoog, of Edmonton; AlHardstaff and Graham Waldenberger of Calgary: and Syd Hall of Lethbridge. The Guild represents all licenced ophthalmic dispensers in the province Alberta._________ J Dividends By THE CANADIAN PRESS Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, 25 cents, an in- crease of two cents, Aug. 1, record June 30. Hiram Walker Gooderham and Worts Ltd., 35 cents, an in- crease of five cents, July 16, record June 20. H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker EDMONTON PHONE 424-8796 CALGARY PHONE 263-8050 I UETHBRIDGC PHONE 323-8141 Home Office Ph. 344-3822 cent higher than the 248 a year ago and is the second highest number for any month since May, 1972. Dollar liabilities sank to a three-month low of mil- lion, down sharply from March's 23-month peak of million and running below tha year ago volume of mil- lion. ceive two ;ive two per cent. The board's decision may ef- fect current wage talks with the non-professional staff at the hospital since the limit is per cent greater than the six- per-cent ceiling placed on hos- pital grants increases by the provincial government. About 800 members of local 8 of the Canadian Union of Pub- lic Employees (CUPE) are cur- rently considering a board wage offer on a 27-month con- tract which stays be the six- per-cent guideline. Local CUPE president Mike MacGregor said the board was "not bargaining in good faith" by giving administrative sal- ary increases above the guide- line and then offering wages below the guideline to the non- professional staff. The board's offer to the union is similar to the one rejected by the CUPE local at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmon- ton where workers have set Saturday midnight for the be- ginning of a strike. Zinc hike TORONTO (CP) Noranda Sales Corp. Ltd. announced Fri- day that its price for zinc sold outside North America will be increased to sterling per metric ton from sterling, effective Monday. INSURANCE MONDAY, p.m. SPECIAL Feeder Hog and Baby Calf Sales We carry Hartford Insurance and going from our market. Wednesday] a.m. FAT CATTLE SALES SLAUGHTER HOGS ASSEMBLED AND SOLD MONDAY THRU FRIDAY. WE BUY AND SELL FAT AND FEEDER LAMBS DAILY on all Livestock coming to FRIDAY 10 a.m. T and FEEDER CATTLE SALES 1 p.m. I SPECIAL STOCK CALF AND FEEDERS Fri., June 1 300 head of Stacker and Feeder Cattle EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS EXCELLENT FACILITIES FOR FEEDING AND LOADING HOGS. ED FRENCH 328-3986 DAN KLASSEN........ 345-4358 KEN MILLER, MAGRATH 758-6607 IOU DEJAGER 345-4489 WHIT HENINGER...... 328-7354 CONSIGN ALL YOUR LIVESTOCK TO: C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK "In The Heart of Canada's Ranching Country" Ph: Offict 327-0101 327-3986 Alberta Stockyardl P.O. BOX S.S.I-7-7, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Crossword By A. J. Santora CASE HISTORY 1 Sword 6 Sex appeal 11 Sound reproduction 15 21 Organic compound 22 "...bloom in the spring 23 Shah's land 24 Miss deHavilland 25 Wrap up a movie fifrn 27 Multiple transaction 29 Table scrap 30 volente 31 Soldiers: abbr. 33 Type of humor 34 Highway abbreviation 35 Depended 37 Waterways 40 Harem room 41 Title of courtesy 42 Blunder 43 Soapbox orators 46 Chem. class 47 Miss Fonda 49 Malay people 50 Golf club 51 Magician 54 Soul in Paris 55 More baleful 56 Dugouts Soho hello 59 Soft shoe 60 Doctrine 61 Brownish hues 63 Heartless, in a way 64 Unrefined 65 With distrurt 67 Doing alterations 69 Repair 70 Bahamian capital 71 Seal cracks 73 Voice vote 74 Pungent ACROSS 75 College rivalry prize 80 Pulpits 83 Hail! 84 Cedars 85 White fur 89 Excursion 90 Get it off (bare all) 93 Whimpered 94 tight: tomb, form 95 Fat 96 Gave off fumes 98 Everyone 99 Bask 100 Short socks 102 Linger 103 Westminster 105 Writer Levin 106 Percolates 107 108 "The Lady- 109 Country Slaughter 110 Dynamite 111 Style of the 114 Time zone 115 Greatest 117 "Ny Name Is Asher 118 Flew alone 119 Nut 122 Stone or iron 123 Make bubbly 126 Mountain pass 127 Fellow, informally 128 Historical period 129 Laotian campaign site 132 Vietnam War? 136 Pretends 137 Hodgepodge 138 Small cases 139 Rental contract 140 Ancient ascetic 141 Transmit 142 Tears apart 143 Wise men DOWN 1 Flavor 2 Sky blue 3 Strictures 4 Yalie 5 Make available 6 Roman emperor 7 Mineral deposit 8 Fellow, informally 9 Lamentations 10 "So help- me 11 Cognizant 12 Dies 13 Reality 14 Pedantic 15 Sayings of Jesus 16 Guiiwess 17 Quotation 18 Helpless 19 Lariat 20 City near Boston 26 Spiro Agnew 28 No its, orbuts 32 Winter epidemic 36 Wrath 37 Remedy 38 Cutshort 39 Dishonor 41 Labyrinth 43 Singer Mel 44 En-: chess 45 Dawn goddess 46 Fibbed 47 Nippon 48 Absalom's chief 49 Error El Tory's rival 52 Laughing 53 Slatternly 55 ofT.V. 56 in a china shop 57 Wilt Chamberlain 'is one E8 Sir Arthur Doyle 62 Border on 63 Opinions 65 Famous fur trader 68 Ben of the silents 69 Crude mixture 71 Cat 72 Sweetsop 74 Indeed Diagramless 21" X by Janet C.Ftory ACROSS 1 Tread boards 4 Guevara 5 Sleeper or hot rod 6 Type of poker 10 Astral pellet 13 Honey or spelling 16 San Italy 17 SterHs 13 Train accom- modation Giant Earth? 22 French coupon clippers 24 Through hocus-pocus 26 Query 27 Pertaining to freezing 29 Brings up 31 Like Leonldas 32 Practical joke 33 Long, long a-winding 34 Window shade 35 To do this is human 38 Rescue 39 Prankish territory 42 Oaf 44 Irish precur- sor of Shake speare's king 45 or 46 Unctuous 47 Objets d'art 49 Long sentence 51 Container 52 Enlighten 53 Retarded one 54 Stafford- shire river 55 Precious pottery 57 Bristles 58 Leave it pending: si. 60 Health resort 61 Succinct .63 Tea gadget 68 It springs eternal 76 Bowling alleys 77 Wooded 78 Memory routine 79 Materialized 80 Reference book 81 McKinley orVemon 70 Republican society 71. Pirate ship gallows 72 Religious image 73 Always a contraction 74 Home of the Cotton Bowl 75 Tabbies 76 Break 77 Sighs 78 Permit DOWN 1 "I the universe" (Fuller) 82 Car feature 86 Fixer's phrase 87 Kind of surgeon 88 Best and Ferber 90 Know the ins and 91 Grouch 2 Disordered 3 Scotties 6 Dehydrated 7 Comment 8 Awry 9 10 Deface 11 Compass pt. 12 o'clock scholar 13 Start 14 Red Viking 15 And so on 92 Kings of Judea, bana of Christians 93 Innocent ones 95 Before Oct. 97 Macabre 101 Fasting period 102 Twitching 104 Raised 107 Hogan dwellers 108 Quarantine 109 Letter 111 Slave 112 Fabulous bird 113 Runaway bride 114 Intrigues 115 Hardwood 116 Amorous stares 117 Sierra-. Africa 119 Mongrel 120 Jagged 121 Increases 123 Soon 18 Burial vaults 19 Trite 20 Type of tweed 23 What Super- man or Peter Pan might do 24 Trades 25 Shed 28 Newton's headache 30 1961 Nobel winner 32 Golf knickers 34 "...andthe. last shall Matthew 35 Recede 361_e Soleil 37 Man's name 39 Egyptian 40 Bantu dialect 41 -Rand 43 Shuffle and start over 48 Math equation 50 Hostility 53 Mornng in Paris 54 Dome 55 Mexican gentleman 56 Property of a jellyfish 57 Wheel support 124 Falsehood 125 Ireland 127 Foreman 130 Honshu bay 131 Turf 133 Sister 134 Performed 135 Blacker Red 58 -deVega 59 Otalgia 60 Argo, or' Lollipop 62 French co. 64 Most indolent Paperback book pub. 66 Epoch .67 Landlord's abbr. 69 Printer's. measures 1. "YOUTH EX EP YMK MZ CRYPTOGRAMS YCOTUADXJ HMBJ? ZLUBUTH YOUTH EX LOOMKA MZ JXAUOX. 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Luckily, spacecraft in orbit absorb our excess, not to say exorbitant ana absurd output of global gobbledygook. 3. Discussion was agreed on new action plan to stop pollution. 1973 by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. Naws Synd. Inc. World Ri ;