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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Wheat board target is 28 M. crop acres By VICTOR MACKIE OTTAWA A wheat acreage of 28 million, or an increase of six million acres over last year, appears to "be the maximum re- quired this year, according to the prairie grains policy an- nounced Thursday by Otto Lang, minister responsible lor the Wheat Board. Out of this acreage it is esti- mated that about three million acres should be in durum wheat and about 25 million acres in all other wheat. Assessing the world wheat picture for the 1973774 crop year a larger than normal world pro- duction in grains and oilseeds is expected, barriDg bad weather, bringing some price reductions, said the prairie grains policy paper. Wheat stocks remaining in Canada in commercial positions at the end o! nrop year will Iw approximately 200 million bushels. This means a reduction in stocks of some 70 million bushels from the year before making it necessary to build up the stocks. For the 1973-74 crop year the government has approved an initial payment for No. 1 Can- da Western Red Spring of per bushel, basis in store Thunder Bay or Van- couver. This is the same as the current level. A minimum of 500 million bushels of all wheat (except du- vum) will be accepted under Wheat Board quotas. Assuming favourable weather conditions western grain farm- ers can look forward to a good year in 1973, Mr. Lang said. A year ago it was not ex- pected that prices for grains and oilseeds would reach the current levels. This shift under- lines how quickly and dramati- cally the world supply and de- mand situation can change in less than a year, said the policy paper. It is expected that in 1973 pro- ducing countries, will be all making major efforts to in- crease their production in all grains and oilseeds. World grain crops will probably be in greater supply in 1973-74, it sug- gested. New agri-market site roubles government IN MEMORIAMS MILLER, Martha In loving memory of mother, who passed away March 10, 1971. Always remembered, always loved. Kaye, Merlin; also Doreen, granddaughters. 0324 BofMto enter harge card field GORHAM In loving mem- ory of our son and brother, Elmer William, passed away March 11, 1971. We often sit and think of you, And in our dreams we see, Your smiling face and kindest heart In the days that used to be. We miss you son and brother We love you still today, Only God knows really why He took you far away. missed by mom, Ethel Gorham and family. 8320 ANNOUNCEMENT Bond prices Supplied by Doherty McOuaig Limited GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS Wi% Sept. 1, "12 Matured 5 lift Oct. 1, '75 99.00 100.00 8 July 1, '78 414% Sept. 1, '83 81.00 82.03 Perp. 3% Sept. 15 39.00 41.00 i% April 75 101.00 102.00 1% July 1, '75 102.00 103.00 lfa Sept.. 1, '92 84.00 86.08 PKOVCNCIAU GOVERNMENT OF CANADA GUARANTEED BONDS By TERENCE CORCORAN MONTREAL Char- ex card, until now the only ank charge card available ir anada, is in for a dose of com- petition as the Bank of Mon- real prepares to enter the harge card field. Fred. H. McNeil; Bank of lonlreal president, gave a lear indication of the bank's ntention in an annual report to hareholders last December. The bank, he said, "will be incurring substantial costs in Connection with our mecha- lization project and the launch- ing of a charge card." This week the bank issued a notice saying it is planning an mnouncemnt "of major impor .ance to Canadians to be made ointly with the Provincial Bank Canada next Monday. The Chargex card is offeree by the Koyal Bank, the Ca nadian Imperial Bank of Com merce. Bank Canadian Naliona and the Toronto-Dominion Bank. SCOTIABANK JOINS The. Bank of Nova Scotia which has offered a che- cashing card called tbe Scotia card, recently joined the Char gcx system. Banking officials believe th new card to be introduced b the Bank of Montreal will bt linked to the Master Charg card system in' the Unitei Stales. Charges is connected to th Bank-Americard Corp. of th U.S. under a franchise mccha nism which requires each ban o pay a franchise fee. A Royal Bank spokesman aid the Chargex card is "doing eUer than although the card has yet to reach the tage of being a money-making speration. "Chargex was not planned or jrojected to make money ini ially and we knew it would be ome time before it became the spokesman aid. :OSTS ARE HIGH The start-up costs for a card are high and many card holders do not make use of the loan to cilities built into it. There sim- ply use it as a cash substitute >y paying the full amount each month without incurring an in terest charge. The interest rate is 18 per cent on the loans. Chargex also collects a smal percentage fee from retail mer chants who accept the card from customers as payment. The Bank of Montreal and the Provincial Bank currently offe Bancardchek, which provide; customers with guarantees cheques for small amounts which must be replenishec when they run out. Mr. McNeil, Bank of Montrea president, said in Decembe that a truly cashless society I evolving and "the charge cap is an element of this." Alberta Ontario Ont Hyd New Br Nfld S. iieiwo V. Ibsrta X Hyd 8 ask y, fid Si GT 8 Ian Tel 8 Grain prices Winnipeg grain '90 103.00 110.00 '83 93.00 95.00 '94 109.00 111.00 '90 103.00 110.00 '74 101.00 103.00 '92 84.00 86.00 74 100.00 102.00 '90 109.00 111.00 p '91 99.00 101.00 '90 108.00 110.00 '90 107.00 109.00 74 101.00 103.00 '74 101.00 103.00 .C, Tel 106.00 108.00 ell Tel '79 106.00 lO ell Tel '93 108.00 110.00 P Ltd '89 105.00 U Sec '90 108.0C xln Util '91 107.00 109.M WNG '90 107.00 109.00 Oil '90 104.00 106.00 nter P P '90 108.00 110.0C lassey '80 165.00 108.0C Veranda 'SO 107.00 109.00 !nt Nickel Wt% '90 107.00 109.0C and C G 914% '91 107.00 109.0C :t. of Cdn '90 107.00 Cdn P '90 108.00 IlO.Ot Cdn P '90 110.00 112.0 CONVERTIBLES Alta G T '90 162.00 167.01 Cons Gas '89 90.00 92.00 Dynasty 1 '82 HO.Oi Ackland 7'A% '88 104.50 106.5 Scur Rain 7Vi% '88 90.00 92.0 WC Tr C 514% '88 84.00 87.01 iVC Tr '91 106.00 108.0 INDUSTRIALS .Ha G T 9448 '90 107.00 109.06 .lean '91 108.00 110.00 i.C, For '92 108.CO 110.00 Gold prices WINNIPEG (CP) Gold {u ures, U.S. funds, Winnipe, Commodity exchange close Fr: day. Apr 73 83.25B; July 55.00B; Oct 73 B6.20B; Ja 4 87.40B; Apr 74 88.70B Thursday's volume: 14 Iracts. China to join. UN food group ROMK (AP) China vvil! be come a member of the Ef'ood and Agriculture Orga izalion April 1, Director-Gene al Addeke Boerma announce today. He noted that the only maj country still not a member the organization is tbe Sovi Union, The Nationalist Chinese wit drew from the agency -in t' 1930s, owing millio Boerma said the Peking govern ment refused to assume t debt. Saturday, March 10, 1971 THE LETriBRIDGE HERALD _ 23 EDMONTON (CP) _ rovincial government is The con- cerned about a proposed new to for a controversial live- stock marketing centre in Cal- ary, Municipal Affairs Minis- er Dave Russell said in the egislature Thursday. Mr. Russell told George Ho Lc-m (SC Calgary hat the federal ministry of ransport might object to the >ew site because of its pronm- ty to the Calgary International Airport. "If this is true, it is disturb- ng because the province has >een working diligently in try ng to prepare planning Icgis- ation that would give every irotection to the new intern a- ional airport proposed lor Cal- gary." Mr. Russell said Fred Pea- cock, Alberta's minister of In- dustry and commerce. Is an- xious to have the planning leg- islation introduced during the current session of the legisla- ture. The proposed new site, at the intersection of the Barlow and Blaekfoot Trail, is about one mile away from the original lo- cation in northeast Calgary. Residents of the area, known as Vista Heights, have been attempting to block construc- tion of the million cen- tre, claiming it will lower real estate values and result in of- fensive odors. The project, known as an agri market centre, is being proposed by the Alberta live- stock Co-op Ltd., which was forced to put up a bond to guarantee that the buildings would be constructed in such a way that birds would not be attracted to the vicinity of airport. Tha bond was requested alter a study by the ministry transport's committee on bird hazards indicated a potential hazard to aircraft from birds being attracted lo the stock- yard. Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) LSva beef futures close Friday. 41.80A; May 43.50; _ 43.10B; Sep 41.40B; Nov 39.2013. Thursday's volume: 29 con- tracts. BUYING MONDAY p.m. SPECIAL Feeder Hog and Baby Calf Sales OR SELLING CALL FRENCH Wednesday a.m. FAT and FEEDER CATTLE SALES SLAUGHTER HOGS ASSEMBLED AND SOLO MONDAY THRU FRIDAY. WE BUY AND SELL FAT AND fEEDER LAMBS DAILY FRIDAY a.m. ,FAT and FEEDER Caftle Sales p.m. SPECIAL STOCK CAIF AND FEEDERS EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS EXCELLENT FACILITIES FOR FEEDING AND LOADING HOGS. ED FMNCH 3JB.39S6 DAN KLASSEN 345-4358 KEN MILLER, MAG RATH 758-6607 LOU DEJAGER 345-4489 WHIT 328-7354 CONSIGN AIL YOUR LIVESTOCK TO: C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK "In The Heart of Canada's Ranching Country1' Ph: Office 327-0101 327-3986 Alberta Stockyard P.O. BOX S.S.I-7-7, IETHBRIDGE, AlBERTA B.Y ElalneTX Schorr ODD JOBS n. amiTM Friday (basis Lake.. EDMONTON Low Close ELIZABETH DYXSTRA Williams is pleased to an-launce {hat, Elizabeth Dykslra ins joined lha real estate stal at Art Williams Agencies PHONE 1 1 424-9756 1 May 426% Jly 508 ___ 4r36Ts 'A Elizabeth been a leading lot cswoinan for the past A PHONE Vancouver 3MV4 391 SM Elizabeth and the rest of 400 395% W.i a es staff welcome you PHONE 395 397 an them for prompt and effkien for all your real estate 380 376Vi Rapesefd Thunder Bay Whether buying or selling ca Art Williams Agencies Virloga Mall, CWTH' Home 380 375 )ct 361 362% Jay 119% 119% 115% 114Ta 110% 110 FREIGHT 108 V4 pound capacity, speed 20 feet per May 152 151 travels floor, wed 3 years. For further 152Vi 15U4 tion call 152V4 152 1521 15114 PAHULJE 2618 SOUTH PARKSIDE 147 144 146% LETHBRIDGE, 1475i 144 147 H3Vl Dec 146 145 145% VILLAGE OF (PART TIME) Applications will be received by the Village of ling anytime up to p.m. March 14, 1973 for employment (part time) as Municipal Secretary HOTEL for the Village of you to Apply in your own handwriting giving complete details of your training, qualifications, and experience. All applications to be directed to Municipal Secretary, Village of Stirling, To help make your stay more- we would Ifke lo you to our facilities MEMBERSHIP PEOPLE STAY SOUTHERN THE RIVIERA-BECAUSE THE RIVIERA A Business Association requires a YOU MORE] or Telephone Applicant may be male or having personality and appearance. Qualities of inltiafive integrity are essential as is and a sense Resumes HOTEL Box 46, CALGARY TRAIL 1 Gusty gusts 6 EYB problems 11 Clearway 16 Junfor or senior. 20 On one's toes 21 Kindo. waist 22 Jewelnr's eve pie co ,23 Daniel of fame 24 Jimmy Valentine 2G Shytock: e.g. 28 Stones 29 Iroquoian tribe 30 Customs 31 Inflames 32 Bafogged 33 Greenbrier andjasmina 34 Longtime 35 Inamorata 39 "...onthe- of time" 40 Dele's opposlta 41 Pact of a bray 44 Disclosure 45 Nose counter 48 Buddies to the 43 Kindol club 50 French friends 51 Coin of Portugal 52 Gels going! 54 Wastes ti ma 55 Junkets 56 Patina 53 Kol (Heh prayer] 59 Plant 60 FootbaB play 61 Brown ermine 62 Sliver B3 Recipe amt. 64 Onhope 67 Sometimes fallen 68 Menott! medium ACROSS 70 Baseball's ists 71 Close, old style 72 Tell a tab 74 Construction WQlkCT '77 no use! 80 Is 81 Emulalea snail 82 first-raters 83 In a- (hot up) .84 Refinement 85 Learned 86 Had a-yen for 68 Dissembler 83 Paletta pigment 90 Bit 91 cornered 92 Rugged 93 Atlss abbr. 94 Spongers 97 14th U.S. President 93 Politician's pot DOWN 1 Suspiia 2 Soviet range 3 Exalt 4 Christmas and New Year's 5 Dry 6 Infrequent 7 Unsaid 8 Attuned to 9 Sorbonna summers 10 Damascus' land: abbr. 11 Marzipan ingredient 12 Most meager 13 Finnish poems 14 Exposes, bard style 15 Napoleon'! maisnal 15 Hallow ringing sounds 17 outihs storm 18 Dazzler 19 MadHerrana and others 30 Opposite of 99-A 32 Lawgiver 33 Ceramic ware 34 Dined a l home everything 36 Emanates 37 Sychophant 38 Bound 39 Impel tinent one 23 "John Brown's 40 Snooting Body" author sport 25 Carl or 41 Hut doctors Friti 42 Menu 27 Pub choica o If ering 99 Mora 100 Abalone shell 101 Determination 102 Spanish relatives 103 More unusual 104 Denis cr- Bernatd 106 Hespiiatory gilment 109 Placeforlox 110 Plantation owner 10 a slave 111 Nebraskan Indian 115 Buiiesqua queen 117 Wrongdoeis 119 Gushes 120 Ses20-A 121 Correspond Stars' concern 123 Rushed 124 Japanese War 125 Orange Bowl 1 ftxturo 125 Effaca 43 Detroit's white elephants 45 "LaugfvlnV Judy 46 Issues 17 Regions 52 Steep distuiber 53 Word for an antique 55 Sandwich favorite 56 "A rose is a lose" author 57 Buchholz 60 Stomata 61 Kind of ihTOBt 10X19hbyAliceD.VauRlian ACROSS 1 First letters in western slate 6 Protein derivative 7 Ooze 10 Element B 11 Time units: abbr. 14 R'.R. warning 20 Prop 21 Leaping 22 Praises 23 Views 24 French pronoun 25 Owned 26 Volcanic luif 29 Slander 33 Root with day or ness 34 International pact 35 Jacket 36 Kind of bag 37 music 33 Lariat 39 Wheat rust 41 Corn cakes 42 FDR agency 44 Labor group 45 Argentina despot and family 43 Universal 51 Of a cult of Diana 53 West Indian island 54 Highway warning 58 Pronoun b9 Spring herald 60 Annex 61 Social affair 62 Wear away 63 Moroccan officer 64 Mora logical DOWN 1 Explorer ofN.A, 2 Mad 3 Italian coin 4 Soon B Forwards 7 Highway vjamirvj B Pomes. 9 Plans 11 Cow >2 Bony 13 Theater lobby warning 14 Compass marking 15 Formal wear: coltoq. 81 Waxes 83 Converted 85 Egyptian god the sun 86 handler 87 Brain canal 88 Aitifica 91 Shipoflha desert 92 16 Conjunctiva. alternatives 17 Vegas 18 Chemical sutfx 94 Fountain order 95 Paying guests 96 In (so thatr 99 Procurers 10V Falls short 102 Word with class or ram 23 Besida 30 Munchausen 31 Storehouse 32 Lung divisions 19 Time periods: 40' Poetic foot sbbr. 4) After 26 Pionoun firearm "Dr 27 Revoiving 43 Grieg cam. dancer 103 Watering places 104 Holvin Le Havra 105 Questioner 105 Vipers 107 Street sign 108 Verbatim 109 Wildcat of Sumatra 44 beef on rye 45 Normal level 46 Silkworm 47 MagliQ 48 Heart 49 Evil 50 West Indian islet 110 Biblica! trio- 111 Redotenca 112 Weblika membrane 113 Certain resources U4 Latin verb 116 Corn unit .117 Cave denizen 118 Fury 52 Ourante highlight 53 Piano adjuster 55 I hsen 56 Black Oceanic CRYPTOGRAMS YKMOCL G R I C T H Y ORITON KRGHLST ARLCUPA, MKA DCASPON PREEBE ARGREERD M T U R E E lit -By Alfred Jernm. TWMML MCL TCE EWSS MWT. Earl Iceland bV ChicagoTribunC'N.Y. News Svnd. Inc. FOR RSLEA5EMARCH 11.1973 Wo rid Riehts Reserved 3. JOKER JOKSKUCXJOTU XCSTASY JXNZA KWW W N T Z A R W T N Z K E U'PNNTINY J P I N T H. By Robert Byrnt Last WwVs Crypto grams: 1. Bicuspids busily denuding backyard grape arbor, locusts tipsily utter, 2. Playful lummox carefully won sphynxlike minx with scent from anxions musk ox. ;