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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, March 9, 1974-THE LETHMIDQE HERALD-31 Marchand girds for big fight to reform transport system OTTAWA (CP) Transport Minister Jean Marchand is girding himself for what promises to be a major fight to overhaul the national transportation system. "There will be a lot of he said in an interview Friday about his plans to tighten government control over transportation. But the prospect didn't seem to discourage him. I'm not sure I'm going to get it through. I'm sure of one going to try it." The 55-year old minister was not lulled by applause by MIKE LEJBJUK FARM AUCTION 2 MilM North and 1 West of Park Lake) Provincial Park or Mile South and 4 Miles Weat of SHAUGHNESSY, ALBERTA Thurs., March 14 TERMS CASH LUNCH: BY NEWLANDS LADIES CLUB Having been favored with from Mr. Mike Lejbjuk, we win offer for the following line of equipment IMed below, which merely a guide and in no way a warranty or guarantee to condition or age and subject to or minor you may find them the day of the TRUCKS 1953 Chev. 3 ton, 12 ft. box and hoist, with stock racks; 1949 Ford, 3 ton, 12 ft. box. TRACTORS W.D. 9 International, cab, hydraulic PTO, 20" rubber; Farmall M. International, PTO, hydraulics; International 100, with cultivator, mower, 1 bottom plow, fertilizer; Allis Chalmers, model 05, with conversion kit box, natural gas, PTO. COMBINE-SWATHER 1956 John Deere com- bine, 14 ft. cab, (ggod International 201 self propelled swather, 12 ft. with hay conditioner (like FEED Quantity of hay, straw and green feed. MACHINERY 1973 ft. International chisel plow 35 ft. grain auger 6" with 10 horse 16 ft. grain auger 4" with electric motor; 10 ft. Graham Hoeme plow; 10 ft. Casey double disc, 20" panels 8 ft. International disc; 8 ft. John Deere disc; 10 ft. Cockshutt grain drill; 10ft. rodweeder; 12 ft. C.C.I.L. crazy harrows; 12 diamond harrows with hitch; International 4 bottom plow; International 2 bottom plow; 12 ft. Crow packer; 10 ft. Float (wood) on hydraulics; Tumble bug; 2 wheel low boy trailer; 4 wheel trailer; Bale elevator on wheels; 40 ft. sprayer with 150 gal. tank; Manure spreader; International 40 beet drill. HAYING EQUIPMENT Massey Ferguson No. 10 baler (good New Holland bale stackers (48 bale Farmhand side delivery rake. FUEL AND WATER TANKS gallon fuel tank, 2 compartments; gallon fuel tank; gallon water tank. IRRIGATION EQUIPMENT 42 wheel and pipes 5" laterals, self level sprinklers 1 mover with Stratton motor; 22 main line pipes 30 ft. 86 lateral pipes, 40 ft. end risers 4" (Anderson and 8 lateral pipes 3" end risers; 1970 301 International stationary engine (natural PTO pump unit, 3" outlet with adapter; ft. pipe trailer; elbows, T's, valves, hoses and intake pipes. MISCELLANEOUS 75 pressure treated posts, 7'3" top, cattle scratcher, Alk 180 amp welder, acety. welder, jacks, hammers, shovels, forks, tool box, electric drill, anvil, wrenches, twine, oil, shop tables, stock racks for Ford Vz ton, 100 ft. snow fence, GMC truck axle, batteries, hand gas pumps, wheel barrel, tubes, hydraulic rams, grease guns, chain hoists, chains, vise and many more too numerous to mention. LIVESTOCK 40 hereford cows, 3-5 years old (Bred to polled hereford 8 Hereford, 2 years old (Bred to polled hereford 2 polled registered Hereford Bulls (an opportunity to buy quality young Picture Butte Auction Market Ideally located in the centre of a large cattle and hog raWng country 16 MILES NORTH OF LETHBRIDGE ON HIGHWAY 25 BoxISO PhflM 732-4400 AUCTIONEERS: all political parties in the Commons Thursday when he said there are serious shortcomings in the national transportation policy. He would seek power to manage transportation in Canada In the interview Friday he said he is frustrated with the existing- transportation situ- ation. "The way it works now, it's he said. The National Transportation Act of 1967 was piloted through the Commons by former trans- port minister J. W. Pickersgill. The act encouraged com- petition among various forms of transportation with certain limits protecting the public interest and shippers who could only use one method of transportation. There was also a clause prohibiting pricing below cost to eliminate competition. The idea of leaving rate-set- ting and other transport mat- ters to competition was not sufficiently questioned at the time, Mr. Marchand said. The act also established the Canadian transport commission from which there is little avenue of appeal, he said. The commission regulates transport companies The act did not really encourage competition in certain areas of the country. The Western provinces had .objected that the railways have little real competition from trucking companies in the West. While the act did correct some problems, it did not achieve its goal of providing better service and adequate rates through competition. Crown agencies have considerable independent power, he said. "I have no objection that we have Crown corporations or that we have regulatory agencies but I think the government through the ministry of transport should manage transportation in Canada." Mr. Marchand said that de- spite the attention he focussed JIM JURIS Lie. 010291 TEONEWBY Uc. 010283 PicturiBiitti JffiY HAMMOND Ue. 010385 Nixon jokes WASHINGTON (Reuter) President Nixon joined the de- bate over the college fad of streaking Friday, jokingly saying it is the only way to clean up the polluted environment. He made his remark at a meeting with Republican con- gressional leaders when part of the discussion centred on how "dirty" fuels can be used to ease the United States energy shortage without harming clean-air standards. Senator Hugh Scott (Rep. Pa.) quoted Nixon as saying in the nude at top 'is the only answer if you are to get a completely pure environment." Midwest Excavating us? AND Equipment Rentals Ltd Commercial Excavations SPRING SPECIAL on STOCK PONDS and FARM DUGOUTS FAST EFFICIENT CLEANING AND CONSTRUCTION OF: PHONE 327-3101 Rear236A12CST.N. Lethbridge Alberta Dugouts -Drainage Ditches -Irrigation Canals FREE ESTIMATES Contract or Hourly on freight rate problems by requesting a rate freeze last summer, he was not informed by the railways of a recent in- crease in steel tariffs. The rates went up more than 30 per rent on some shipments from central Canada'to the West Coast. "They didn't even send a letter to say we had to do it." But the public and opposition politicians expected him to answer for railway actions. "I don't even have the power that they notify me." What really bothered him was that he had never felt he was in con.trol of transportation in Canada, and he doubted any other transport minister had felt differently. The only ministers who sur- vived in the portfolio were good politicians able to answer questions or "pass the buck." He said that despite record freight movements last year, he has figures showing the railways will have no more freight equipment available this year. Yet there were forecasts of .up to an eight-per- cent-increase in traffic. The government should not have to build additional hopper cars, as it did two years ago, to carry grain, Mr. Marchand said. That be a railway responsibility but the government did not have the power to demand it. The government gives the railways about million annually for operational deficits on passenger services but lacks the authority to tell the railways how to use it, he said. CARDS OF THANKS EMERY, Ted We wish to express our sincere thanks to all who assisted us in our recent loss. Our appreciation and gratitude for the beautiful flowers, food, Mass cards, sympathy cards and a very special thank you to the Bridge Club, Elks Club, Rev. Frank Lee, the doctor and staff of St. Michael's and our kind neighbours, Les and Marj Beerling. Emery, Jack, Bob and families. 9980 KLASSEN Jacob J. We wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to all the relatives and many friends who were with us in our recent bereavement in the loss of a husband, father and grandfather. Our thanks to all those who sent flowers, cards, food, placed Gideon Bibles in his memory and who showed expression of sympathy. Our thanks to the doctors and nurses of the Coaldale Community Hospital who attended him during his sudden illness. A special and sincere thanks to Rev. Peter Retzlaff, Rev. Wm. Pauls and Rev. Peter Schellenberg for the comforting words of hope. We also thank the ladies who served the lunch. Aganeta Klassen and Family. 9908-9 CARDS OF THANKS PARR I wish to sincerely thank everyone for their kindness during my recent ill- ness, through cards and visits. Thanks to the maternity staff at St. Michael's and the doctors from the Haig Clinic for the care given me and my daughter. Parr 9909-9 PRUNKLE I would like to thank the doctors and nurses of St. Michael's Hospital and all my friends and relatives for the kindness I received during my recent hospitalization. Also many thanks for the lovely cakes I received on my birthday during my stay in hospital. Prunkle 9990 FIRTH We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to our relatives and friends for their flowers, cards, food, etc. To the doctors of the Bigelow- Fowler Clinic, nurses and staff of the Municipal Hospital, Rev Ken Jordan of First United Church, to Martin Brothers and the Pallbearers. Your thoughtfulness will be treasured. Firth and Family, and Mrs. Frank Willets 24 OFTHANSK3 Paralysed boy may walk again GIBSON Miss Mamie Gibson would like to thank those who visited, sent cards and gifts. She can now have visitors at any time. Room 206, Auxiliary Hospital. 23 SKOBA I would like to thank the doctors of Bigelow Fowler Clinic and nursing staff of the Municipal Hospital Third Floor for the wonderful care given to me while a patient there. Also, thank you all who sent flowers, gifts, cards, visited and inquired about me. Thank you all. John Skoba 9987 McINTYRE We wish to express our sincere thanks to all our relatives and friends who were so kind and thoughtful during our recent bereavement. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital and to Rev. Morris for his comforting words. Mclntyre Family 9985 MOSCOW (AP) A Cana- dian mother said Friday that Soviet doctors would be able to tell in about two weeks whether the operation they performed on her paralysed son would enable him to walk again. "As a mother, I never give up Stephanie Reiprich said. The Scarborough, Ont., woman spoke by telephone from Leningrad where her 17- year-old son, Edgar, is a patient in the Polenov Neurosurgical Institute. Edgar was paralysed from just below the chest in 'a mo- torcycle accident on July 4, 1971. He has been in and out of Canadian hospitals since then, but doctors told his mother nothing could be done for him, she said. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Authorized Dealership For Leading Advertising Specialty Company Headquarters to be LETHBRIDGE TERRITORY SOUTHERN ALBERTA and EAST KOOTENAYS TO CRESTON Excellent Remuneration Based on Straight Commission Payments Good Present Sales Volume Reply Box 121, Lethbridge Herald WANTED SCRAP IRON Now Paying More For All Typos Of Scrap Metal Farm Industrial Anything Made of Ironl COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck Magnet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap is Our Business" THE Sunday Crossword (formerly the New York Herald Tribune Crossword) Edited by Robert B. Gillespie Crossword ON YOUR METAL By Martha J. De Witt ACROSS 1 Hastily 6 Wall decoration 11 Vote no-vote 16 Stair part 21 Lorelei Lee weight 45 Fall's fall- ing objects 46 "Rain" lady 47 Sponsorship 48 Adjective suffix 49 Senior 22 Cowboy show 50 Fisherman's 23 Court decree lure 24 St. Elmo's 25 Popular music publishers 27 Soviet wall 29 Pothers 30 Lubricated 31 Streams 32 Loops 33 School trans- portation 34 Emmett Kelly, for one 35 Remote 36 Wrenched 40 Items to be shifted 41 Rattling noises: Scot. 1 Court proceedings 2 Stamp on bill 3 Tuscan river 4 Some ammo 5 Airline abbreviation 6 Eulogy 7 Turned over 8 Puts out of work 9 Requirement 10 Yoyo or kite 11 Made to fit 12 Slings' partners 13 Green Bay's county 54 Saturday night special 55 Wagons: arch 56 The Ram 57 Triplet 58 Military framework 59 Caliente 60 Calculators 61 Fifth wedding anniversary 62 Nagged 63 Ministers' school: abbr. 64 Jason's quest 67 Gems 68 Dem. pronoun '99 Surround 70 Junior, to 100 Answer Junior affirmatively 71 Small water animal 72 Collusion 74 Fast-moving, shiny object 80 Type measures 83 Items to be acted on 84 Loyal 85 Twit 86 Craft for garbage 87 Kind of nest 88 English architect 89 Funny 90 Fleche 91 Cavort 92 Ethyl fuel 95 Philosopher's atom 96 Ref. 97 Sect 98 Main parts of churches 102 Greek physician 103 Which thing next' 105 Sluggards' examples 106 Tree trunks 107 Weeping statue 108 Pass 111 Murders 112 One of a famous flotilla 113 Beige 117 Snakes 119 Early movie 121 Goose genus 122 Medieval helmet 123 Waters or Merman 124 Atomic name 125 Gests 126 Widows' garments 127 Oglers 128 Liberates DOWN 14 Eye part 15 All-inclusive abbreviation 16 Gullets 17 Needed by chemist or debater 18 Ages 19 French friend 20 Puts on 26 Greta and Marilyn are proper ones 28 Biased 31 Bent 33 Coffin frameworks 34 Surrenders 35 A 36 As- molasses 37 Mammal covenng 38 Form of can- cer treatment 39 Oat genus 40 Surrendered 41 Happen 42 Duck soup 43 Main course 44 Spirited horses 46 Bread or ba- loney portion 50 Southernmost U.S. cape 51 Son of Enoch 52 Indian 53 Reptile, for short 54 and Joan 58 Stuff oakum 60 Italian commune 61 Milldam 62 Serb 64 Merchandise 65 Company, plus a crowd 66 Prevaricate 69 Sweet 71 British coppers 72 Latin field; college quad 73 Primitive image 74 Layer: comb, form 75 Maddened 76 Respiratory organ 77 Kind of kiss or sweets 78 Strainer made of cloth 79 Rack's partner 81 Esprit de corps 82 Site of the PAe River 86 Fellow with a red vest 88 Whip marks 89 Chaps: Eng slang 90 Hit 92 Sheen 93 WaH St. prognos- tfcators 94 Profits' 97 Thuribles 106 Obloquy 114 Parrot 99 Junto 107 Recess beak base 101 Barked 108 An adapted 115 Place to do shrilly organism fike natives. 102 Egged on 109 Radio ranger 116 Etats 103 One who 110 Church recess 118 Hem's partner nictitates ill Dried up 119 Bom 104 Marriott and 112 Ruth 120 Missing Hilton, e.g. 113 Heste river some marbles Diagtmmless 21 X 21, by Janet C-FJory Central Dire can 1 hitter 4 Marse Chef's short eft s Tux 7 Vital Girl's Rubber 10 or "Of all Caribbean 11 Food Impatient 12 Power Highest 14 First Anna 15 Charged 16 Blank the -poetica "LoVd 1 "Mere's you 19 -and whal's 20 hyiry? 21 Queens Miens Bird dog 77 Chance, of yore 78 Japan's modernizer 79 Down-at-heel 80 Crown of France 81 Japanese coin 82 Sign of dental competence 83Malde- 84 Mme.in England DOWN 1 Sobert 2 andJungfrau 7 Wisconsin Indian O 9 Glazed, pcirtaps 12 Bounder 13 Perry Mason's field 16 Conducted 18 Musical study 19 Not much of a bathmgsuvt' 22 Type of iroquots 23 Mifitam female 25 IBmois metropolis 26 The tot 27 Introductory words 28 Pain 29 semper tyrannis 33 Twitch 35 Pershing's Insignia 36 Beat incessantly 37 Bows 39 PHito 42 Chicken 44 Chooses de rnocraticaRy 45 and in color! 46 Marse Robert orljghthorse Harry 48 Hindu title 49 By authorized agent: abbr 60 Ventilate 2wds. 51 -feOowi 52 Weight 54 Day of Atonement 55 Berk- shire IWHleftf 56 Toff___ SB Effrontery 59 Impassive- 60 Bashful 63 Squandered 67 Prattle 88 Athanesian or 69 -and feather 71 Donkey 72 -diddle, diddle' 73 PoStetonie cough 74 "Horny- handed -of toT' "ME Pts CRYPTOGRAMS 5 Sutlers SOLUTIONS OF LAST WEEK'S PUZZLES BO0BO OOPOBI DBBBU 00DOQO ODBBD DSODD DBD DDBQOD OGJOoa BDBQO BBQ BGKtflBBD EJD9 1. 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