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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Govt. lo improve policing of livestock dealers EDMONTON (CP) Steps nrc being taken to improve po- licing of livestock dealers in the province, Agriculture Minister Hugh Honicr told the Alberta legislature. He said the action follows the case of a Lacombe area live- stock dealer who absconded with a considerable amount ef money. Hie matter was raised Jack Cookson who said during the question period that the case has "caused a serious chain reac- tion." Dr. Horner said an investiga- tion found that a substantial amount of money is involved in most of it from other live- stock dealers, and that few in- dividual farmers had been hurt. He said the whole area of po- licing livestock dealers has been reviewed and the depart- ment has been asked lo set up a meeting with livestock deal- ers. Mr. Horner said the govern- ment will suggest that liveotock dealers take measures to police themselves, possibly through an association, and to provide larger bonds "so that producers in Alberta are not hurt by this kind of activity." Oplonielrists fees proposed iu medicare OTTAWA (CP) The federal government has proposed that services of optometrists be in- cluded in a new cost-sharing formula with the provinces under the national medical in- surance plan, Health Minister John Munro (old the Commons. Fees of optometrists, who ex- amine eyes and prescribe glasses but are not medical doc- tors, are not covered by the medical care plan. Mr. Munro reiterated that the government has been holding discussions with the provinces, "mainly on the subject of the new cost-sharijig formula to re- place the present hospitalization ar.'3 medicare arrangements." "One of the ingredients of this proposal was that in the calcu- lation v.'e would build in the cost of optometric care." THE HOTEL WITH MORE TO OFFER AND WE NOW HAVI COtORED TV For Your Convenience Tn Making Reservations CALL AND ASK FOR LONG DISTANCE ZEnith 0-7255 at no cost to YOU IVIERA MOTOR HOTEL 5359 Calgnry Trail FtfmonTon, AlherPa Phone: (403) 434-3431 Tolex: 037-2S10 Mr. Cookson asked whether there is a fund from which the dealers could recover their money. Mr. Horner said there is but an investigation will have to be completed before claims against the fund can be enter- tained. Low egg prices irk producers OTTAWA (CP) Canadian egg producers have com- plained to the 'government about low egg prices and asked that they be paid for evcrj1 laying hen they kill before the end of April. In a statement to federal and provincial agriculture mini- sters, the Canadian Council of Egg Producers said such a slaughter subsidy applying to the first 20 per cent of a pro- ducer's flock "would provide tlie necessary incentive to achieve a very significant re- duction in laying hens and a correction of the over-supply situation." The egg producers also called for a long term na- tional egg marketing policy that would allocate provincial quotas based on 1907-71 produc- tion. An agriculture department spokesman said later there were about 28 million laying hem in Canada, If all pro- ducers were to take maximum advantage of the proposed sub- sidy by killing a fifth of their flocks, the federal government would have to pay out million. Grain firm sale okayed WINNIPEG fCP) A spe- cial shareholders' meeting of Federal Grain Ltd. voted to ap prove sale of the company's grain business to the tliree prai- rie elevator pools. The sale, for about mil- lion, was approved by Federal directors Feb. 16 subject to shareholders' ratification. President George H. Sellers told the meeting the sale leave the company with a work- ing capital position of about million and all debts against the grain business will have been eliminated. The sale dct-s not include Nep- tune Terminals Ltd., Panco Poultry Ltd. and Standard Aero Engine Lid. whose combined values total about million. Chairman A. S. Leach said directors earlier in the day de- clared a 10-cent dividend May 1 and announced it is intended to continue the 10-cent quarter- ly dividend policy for the nexl year. H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker LETHBHEOGti 323-8141 COUTTS 344-3825 AUTOMOBILE SALESMAN Alberta's largest Full Line Ford Mercury Dealer U on thff move. We need competent Professional Sales People WHO ARE Soles orientated but ARE NOT experienced in automobile sales. WHO ARE Challenged by the concept of developing a career in o rural location with a tremendous volume, WHO ARE interested in metro scaTa earnings In a progressive rural facility WE OFFER Top earning Potential Complex; on the job training, Beit Company include! new Demo, Opporlvnily for od van cement. For mom information Write: BOX 22, LETHBRIDGE HERALD Mighty market slumps By PETER LEICIINITZ Canadian Press Staff Writer A tlirec-montli advance came [o an abrupt end as profit-tak- ing and selling claimed heavy losses in most sectors of major Canadian stock markets this week. The decline, however, took 'ew investors by surprise. Ana- lysts had been predicting a pe- riod of "consolidation" for sev- eral weeks. In their latest report to inves- tors, Merrill Lynch said: "With market progress now more la- bored but still moving ahead in recent sessions, the possibility of a near-term corrective phase is growing." However, market- observers said there is no economic news which would dampen the mar- ket's upward trend over the long-term. At Toronto, the industrial Index, a major indicator of mar- ket direction, fell 2.03 points during (.he week, closing Friday .t 201.CO. Prices at New York ended the wetk with fractional losses in active trading. On the Montreal and Cana- dian stock markets, the compos- ite index fell 2.05 points, closing Friday at 204.57. Combined volume on the two exchanges was 6.38 million shares, compared irith 6.11 mil- lion last week. TRADING MODERATE Trading at Toronto was mod- err.te with a total of 14.99 mil- lion shares changing hands, down from 17.96 million a week earlier. Same of the best advances of the week were recorded by gold issues, boosted by marked in- crease ill trading and prices for Bond prices Supplied by Doherty Doherty McCuaig Limited GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS Sept 1, '72 99.85 100.10 Oct. 1, '75 93.25 99.2S 8 Jul 1, '78 107.50 108.50 414% Sept. 1, '83 S3.00 84.00 Perp. 3 Sept. 15 41.00 43.00 6'AVo Apr. I, '75 101.50 102.50 Jul. 1, '75 103.50 104.50 Sep. 1, '92 86.00 87.00 PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF CANADA GUARANTEED BONDS Alberta Oti'.ario 7 Ont Hyd 9 New Br Nfld S N. S. Quebec Alberta Man Hyd 8 Sask Nfld 8 Man Tel 8 '90 105.50 '88 93.CO '94 109.00 '90 109.00 '74 101.00 '92 87.00 '74 101.00 '90 106.00 '91 100.00 '90 107.00 'CO 103.00 '74 103.00 '74 103.00 107.50 95.00 111.00 111.00 103.00 89.00 103.00 108.00 102.00 109.00 110.00 105.00 105.00 INDUSTRIALS Alfa G T 9'i% Alcan B.C. For 9Wb B.C. Tel Bell Tel Belt Tel CPR (Ri'i CP Sec o-V.i Cdn Util CWNG Gulf Oil Inter P P Massoy 8Vi% Noranda Int Nickel N and C G St of Cdn 9'A% Tr Gin P Tr Cdn P 'BO 106.00 108.00 '91 107.00 109.00 '92 1CG.OO 108.00 '90 IOC.00 103.00 '79 107.00 103.00 '93 111.00 '89 1C5.50 107.50 '90 1CS.OO 107.00 '91 108.00 110.00 '90 108.00 110.00 '90 103.CO 107.00 'DO 107.00 109.00 '80 105.00 107.00 109.00 '80 107.00 109.00 '91 108.00 110.00 '90 107.00 109.00 '90 109.00 111.00 'SO 111.00 113.00 CONVERTIBLES Alia G T '90 137.00 Cons Gas '89 97.00 99.00 Scur Hain TliTl '88 92.00 9-1.00 Tr Crin P 5 '89 108.00 110.00 WC Tr C '88 ICo.OO 108.00 WC Tr '91 33G.OO 138.00 Dynasty 7 '82 66.00 100.00 Acklnnds '33 86.CO 93.00 SALESMAN OF THE MONTH US SKINNER Weslbanlc Real Eslata is pleased (o announce Uiat lei Skinner hoi won tha man of tho monlh awcud tor February. Mr, Skinner ex- lends his thanks to all his that helped make thii achievement possible. WESTBANK REAL ESTATE gold cm International bullion markets. At Toronto, (lie gold index lumped 9.31 points during the week, closing Friday al S82.59. On Wall Street, (he Dow Jones nduslrial average ot 30 key )lue-chip issues recorded strong ;ains Monday but lost all of the advance during the remainder of the week. By Friday, the index had lost 2.56 points closing at 939.87, Trading was active with a of 106.03 million shaves raded, up from 104.31 million the previous week. Profit-taking continued to cut into the large gains recorded by western oil Issues late In Febru- ary. One analyst said "the laek of any further results from cx- p 1 o r a t i o n programs has prompted some investors to take their profits and retreat to the sidelines." During Uie week, the Toronto m a r k e t's western oil index slipped 3.92 points closing Fri- day at 223.47. Base metal Issues were frac- tionally higher, buoyed by re- cent price increases by most Canadian base-metal producers. At Toronto, the base melal index climbed 2.12 points, clos- ing at 97.09, its best level since May 6, 1971. Compressed gas for cars GRONINGEN, Holland (Ren- or) Motorists in this north- ern Holland town soon be able to run their cars on com- aressed natural gas bought from the local municipal gas company. This was disclosed at a meet- ing of the Grpningen town coun- cil Friday night during which members discussed the positive results of recent tests on some local buses running on com- pressed gas. The gas company plans to In- stall large compressors at var- ious sales points in the next few moves to sell compressed natu- ral gas to private motorists. A car would be able to run 120 miles on a cylinder of either compressed or liquid natural gas, and if necessary could switch over to gasoline during a journey. H. W. J. Kempen, a director of the municipal gas company, Dividends By THE CANADIAN PRESS Home and Piffield Foods Lid., stx cents April 3, record March 20. Loblaw Cos. Ltd., class A cents; class B 9S4 cents, both April 1, record March 15. Loblaw Groceterias Co. Ltd., April 1, record March 15. said it was planned to run the town buses on natural gas, which produces clean exhausts fumes. He added that the gas com- pany itself may undertake the conversion of cars to use natu- ral gas. Jerturdoy, March It, 1975-THI LtTHiRIDOl HWAID _ 23 Alberta views sought OTTAWA (CP) Resources Minister Donald Macdonald has told Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed that Ottawa will seek the province's views on pro- posed federal energy policy be- fore any final policy Is decided. Mr. Macdonald's Feb. 25 let- ter containing the promsie and a reply from Don R. Getty, Al- berta minister of federal and in- tergovernmental affairs, were tabled in the Commons by Mr. Macdonald. Mr. Macdonald also said the federal cabinet still Is consider- ing Alberta's request for ob- server status at negtoiations be- Bernadeffe banned PAItIS (AP) Bernadelte Devlin, fiery Northern Ireland member of the British Parlia- ment, has been banned from en- tering France, government offi- cials confirmed Friday. Ttiey gave no reason. She had been invited to attend a meeting on the Irish resistance movement in Bordeaux Tuesday. tween Canada Lha U.S. on access of Canadian oil and gas to American markets. He referred to the "critical Jurlsdictional relationship held by the government of Canada in matters of trade and external relations." Mr. Getty Bald In his reply Al- berta Is anxious to 111 request observer status. "We understand the problems which you are encountering and we trust they can be favorably Mr. Getty told Mr. Macdonald. NOTICE! TO RESIDENTS of LETHBRIDGE and DISTRICT A reprejsnlaflvs of the Alberta Health Care Insurance Commission will be available between the hours of a.m. and p.m. at the Department of Health and Social Development Office, 314 Houghton Building, 515 7th Street South, Lethbridge, Mctrch 14, 15 and t6, 1972 to answer inquiries regarding Individual Medicare. THE ALBERTA HEALTH CARE INSURANCE COMMISSION LUCRATIVE MAC TOOL TERRITORY AVAILABLE IN LETHBRIDGE AREA Will contact all repliei on either Wed., Mar. 15th or Thursday, Mar. 16th Reply to BOX 23, LCTHBRIDGE HERALD with brief NEW MIDAS MUFFLER SHOP COMING UP SOON Midas Automotive of Canada Ltd. is developing a shop In Lelhbridge and is looking for a franchiie. It could be you. So here U your opportunity to over 600 successful Midas franchises coast to coast and make top profit the proven Midas way. No automotive experience necessary. Midas Iraini you and gives you continuous guidance. If you have always wanted your very own business don't pass up this opportunity. Write or REGIONAL DIRECTOR MIDAS AUTOMOTIVE OF CANADA LTD. 2529 17th AVE, CALGARY, ALTA. 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