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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, March 23, 1974 Government poor apologist-Clark EDMONTON (CP) Social Credit house leader Bob Clark said Friday the provincial government is "just a darn poor apologist for the Alberta consumer" and has done nothing to reduce food costs. Mr. Clark said the decrease in food prices reported by Bob Dowling, minister of consumer affairs, was created almost entirely by a drop in meat prices. "If you take the decrease lor meat out of there, the results aren't what they indicate at all. Most of that lood basket has gone said Mr. Clark. Fruits and vegetable prices increased almost 10 per cent while products such as soups, jams and sugar were up about 12 per cent and beverages were up 2.5 per cent. Beef dropped 11 per cent and pork five per cent in the 30-day period ending March 8. Mr. Clark said the reduced meat prices reflect a depression in livestock markets. "By mid-summer I think we'll find a tremendous turn around in the marketplace as tar as meat prices are concerned. By August we're going to see beef prices higher than they ever were before." MINES MAKES DEBUT Jerome Hines will make his Canadian opera debut this fall as Mephistopheles in Gounod's Faust with the Canadian Opera Company at Toronto's O'Keefe Centre. FRED BURTON Farm Auction Sale 3 Miles North of Chin CHIN, ALBERTA Tuesday, March a.m. Having been favored with from Mr. Prod Burton who Hat retired from farming, wa will offar for aala tha following of farm machinery aa liatad below, which maraly a and in no way warranty or guarantaa M to condition or ago and subject to or minor you may find them tha day of the TERMS: the day of tha aale, with aatnanwnt in full before rwnovtil from UM ftntn. TRACTORS: Cockshutt model 1600 tractor (complete motor overhaul and hydraulic Deere model R tractor; model N11 Julelie 3 point hitch; Deere No. 60 garden and lawn tractor. SWATHERS AND COMBINES: model 960 self propelled 12 ft. swather with air cooled motor and hay conditioner; Harris No. 12 swather 16 ft.'with built-in hydraulics. TRUCKS: IHC model 1600 Loadstar with 2 way'14 ft. beet box, like new condition; IHC model L 160 3 ton truck with 14 ft. beet box and hoist; Fargo Vi ton truck with flat deck and home made camper; Ford Custom V4 ton truck with V8 motor and automatic transmission, low mileage; Ford 1 ton dual, 12 ft. box and steer racks. IRRIGATION EQUIPMENT: mile of Ireco wheel move with 10.self level risers; mjle of major handmove 4" pipe with centre risers; 22 lengths of 6" main line with valve opening couplers; wheel rubber tired trailer; x 6 Monarch pump with intake and dis- charge; end pump mount and belts for John Deere 'R'; quantity of valves, tees and elbows; hp motor and centrifugal pump with 400 ft. of plastic hose and risers. HAY EQUIPMENT: wheel rake; No. 10 trail type PTO 7 ft. hydraulic mower, Holland No. 268 baler (completely ft. bale elevator with hp electric motor; bale stooker; pop up bale loader; bale turner to fit any baler. MACHINERY: 10 ft. disc all with ,12 double discs; Home 13 ft. high shank chisel plow; 1r-12 ft. IHC No. 80 rod weeder; ft. Jeffrey chfsel plow; 3 bottom plow on rubber; rod weeder attachment; land levellor with steel roller; ft. non plug packers; ft. Grow foot packer; ft. coil paders; ft. IHC K 7 press drill; ft. V blade; ft. 3 point hitch V blade; 3 sections of heavy duty flex harrows; 4 sect- ions of Diamond harrows; ft. grass land harrows; ft. spring tooth harrows; post auger; V ditcher; ditch filler; ft. Mayrath loader with 12 hp electric Kroehler 20 ft. x 6" auger; ft x 6" auger; ft. x -4" auger; manure spreader; wheel trailer; Case hammer mill with cyclone; ft. Endless belt; of pick up guards; in steel stock racks; catties squeeze; wooden tanks; 60 ft. Oblom tank sprayer; tank; ft. cattle feed troughs; creep feeder (120 troughs; cattle chute; calf puller; several show halters and rope halters; clippers; several syringes, cattle scratchers and other vet supplies. FUEL TANKS: gal. single compartment fuel tank; gal. single compartment fuel tank; gal. oval fuel tank; gal. slip tank for ton with quart a stroke McNaught pump.' BUILDINGS: 900 bus. double board poly lined grainery; x 12 divided plywood bin; x 10 divided plywood bin; brooder house; 8 x 20 garage on skids; quantity of posts and wire. CATTLE: Angus purebred bulls; Marshal bred. Marshal of Readymade March 25 E17; Marshal of Readymade April 4 E24; Marshal of Readymade March 22 E14; Marshal of Readymade April 2 E47 (all guaranteed SHOP TOOLS AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS: 1- post drill and bits; extinguisher, several hydrau-. lie cylinders; S hp motors; wheel for 428 combine; several burning barrels; tiller; scale; 100 ft. of 1" rope; x 6' steel plate; quantity of cable, bale twine; quantity of scrap iron; amp Forney electric welder, complete; and die set; duty Comet air com- pressor; Ib. anvil; skill saw; and chain hoist; vise; oil furnace converter quantity of wrenches, log chains. Mandril electric extension cords, crow bars, gas pumps, oil pumps and many more good shop tools too numerous to mention. HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES: 4 burner natural gas range (2 years kitchen suite 4 chairs; wringer washer; room suite with 4 chairs; bed complete with 6 drawer dresser and mirror; mirror; rocker; table and 2 chairs; cabinet; case; mattress; of 84 x 72 drapes; 1-ctothes closet 2-chest of drawers: polisher; x 12 brown rug; right typewriter; bike; stainless steel sink; table and chairs: quantity of sealers, pots and pans, books and children's toys. SALCCONOUCTCOBY HANDLEY AUCTION AND ENTERPRISES LTD. BOX109, COALDALE, ALBERTA "SBMB] HE fUm IT MB) IF BJUTIT for fwffwr information or ttw owner AUCIIOM.1KS: FrBtf Burton lfc.fc.MN1S lfc.fc.11 lfc.ft.HH2l Thats a puzzler Indian Affairs Minister John Cretien and Communications Minister Gerard Pelletier appear to have come upon a puzzling question. Mr. Cretien (left) and Mr. Pelletier were photographed in the Parliament Buildings. Freight program extended EDMONTON (CP) Alberta Agriculture Minister Hugh Homer has announced extension of the provincial feed freight assistance program from March 31 to April 30, 1974. The extension necessary "to accommodate requests from farmers who are encountering difficulty in transporting hay and grain as a result of recent heavy said Dr. Hoirner in a prepared statement. "A minimum of for one applicant has been placed on hay under the program while the maximum for grain remains at said Dr Homer. All other terms of the program remain as previously announced, and details are available from district agriculturalists. CANDIES SOLD In 1972, candy manu- facturers sold 963 mil- lion pounds of candy bars valued at more than million. Food prices rise may slow OTTAWA (CP) Consumers can expect a less- rapid rise in food costs this year if weather conditions permit a good harvest, the food prices review board predicted Friday. In its third quarterly report, the agency said the 17-per- cent rise in food costs during the last year is discouraging. But there were "grounds for optimism that, with favorable weather conditions, the inter- national agricultural situation in 1974 will be improved." "Food price trends through the year should well moderate as a result." The board, which has no power to control price in- creases, touched on a number of subjects including farm in- come, international factors in- fluencing food costs and labor costs in the food processing and distribution system. Farm incomes rose 89 per cent last year to an average of but the board said the increase was "a result rather DAVID RIEDIGER FARM AUCTION SALE 6 MilBS North on No. 36 from Vauxhall, 4 Miles West and Mite South Vauxhall, Alberta. WED., MARCH 27-11A.M. LUNCH SERVED HAVING BEEN FAVOURED WITH INSTRUCTIONS FROM MR. DAVID RIEDIGER WHO HAS RETIRED, WE WILL OFFER FOR SALE THE FOLLOWING LINE OF FARM MACHINERY AS LISTED BELOW, WHICH IS MERELY A GUIDE AND IN NO WAY A WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE AS TO CONDITION OR AGE AND IS SUBJECT TO ADDITIONS, DELETIONS, ERRORS OR MINOR CHANGES AS YOU MAY FIND THEM THE DAY OF THE SALE. TERMS: Caah the day of the Sato, wttfi in full before removal from tha farm. TRACTORS Major Diesel Tractor; Model 30 Gas Tractor Front End Loader (to be sold separately or as decided at time of COMBINE A SWATHER Harris Super 27 Self Propelled Combine; Pull Type Combine for repairs; ft. Cockshutt Pull Type Swather. TRUCK Chevrolet 1 Ton Truck (good WATER SYSTEMS Pressure System ft. of 114" Plastic Pipe; Approx. 500 ft. IVi" Plastic Pipe; h.p. Motor Monarch Pump; Pump ft. Hose; Pump. LIVESTOCK Holstein Milk Cow (approx. 6 yrs. old) Heavy in calf, (gcjd cream butter 8 h.p. Riding Lawn Mower; Approx. 200 Bushels of Chop. SHOP TOOLS A MISC. ITEMS Heater; Heaters; Made Table Saw; Pumps; Electric Drill Pumps; of Brick Siding; Flame Thrower; Quantity of Fencing Equipment; Torch; Several Tank Heaters; Quantity of Vet Supplies; Horner; (1 Coal Water Tank Heater; Several Hydraulic Cylinders; Quantity of shovels, wrenches, chains, socket sets and many more good shop tools too numerous to mention. MACHINERY Sweep (like Cleaners; Boats; Sprayer; Holland No. 271 Baler; Filler; Deere Mower; Deere Side Delivery Rake; ft. x 12 ft. Float; Bale Elevator H.P. Electric Motor; Holland Model 325 Manure Spreader Cattle Chute; Wagon; ft Grain Auger motor; Wheel Wagon; x 20 ft. Grain Auger; Mill; Hammer Mill; Bottom 16" Oliver Plow away ft. Packer; Steel Land Levellor on rubber 6" 10 ft. Press Drill; Deere 12 ft. Tool Bar Cultivator Weeder Chute; Dig- ger Gal. Propane Bottle; Large quantity of post, lumber and wire; Trough; Gal. Drums Fuel; ft. Circular Water Trough; Several Water Troughs; Gal Water Tank. HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES ft Mattress; Gal. Crock; Gal. Crock; H.P. Garden Roto Tiller Several Electric Clocks Radios; Saddle; 20 Meat Grinder (like Range; Several 3 and S Gal Cream Cans- Cream Separator (like Cream Separators; Several Chick- en crates; Quantity 01 other good household articles. than a cause of higher food prices." The board added that farm expenses also rose significantly, up 19 per cent to billion between 1972 and 1973. Rising fuel, fertilizer, labor and machinery costs dampened the rise in incomes. BLAMES SHORTAGES The report said many of the food price increases were the result of international short- ages, and anticipated higher production this year should lower prices somewhat. Labor costs affected last year's food price rise only SALCC TtOBV HANDLEY AUCTION AND ENTERPRISES LTD. BOX IPS, COALDALE, ALBERTA TBHBJI in mil IT nil IF MBJUT Far fmlhBi fcHomiaUon phono 34S-35J4, or tha UsHandter PfMl BtfflQA ifc.ft.imis uc.ft.nnzi slightly, the board said. Wages paid food processing and distribution workers were below those paid in manufacturing industries and had increased only marginally. But the report warned that a "significant inflationary potential exists if wage increases were to seriously exceed productivity advances." "Moderation in the increases of both wages and profits in 1974, reflecting real growth in the economy, will contribute to bringing food price rises into a more acceptable range." Clayton Rushford Farm Auction Sale 7 Miles South and to Mile East GRASSY LAKE, ALBERTA Monday, April 1 11A.M. Lunch Served Having I I with inatructlom from Mr. Clayton Ruahford who haa aoM hia farm, wa will offar for aala the following line of farm machinery aa liatad below, which la maraly a guide and in no way a warranty or guarantaa aa to condition or age and to subject 'to deletions, or minor aa you may find them tha day of tha aala. TERMS: Caah tha day of tha aala, with aatuatnant in fun before removal from the farm. MACHINERY: ft. Graham Hoeme plow; Cormick 10 ft. seeder; ft. victory blade; Deere 9 ft. one wav tiller: ft. double disc: Deere Spring tooth cultivator; ft. sprayer gal. tank; 4 sets of Harrows bar; wheels for seeder; filler; per no. 2 fanning mill; mixer; ft. platform for repairs; Deere 12 ft. hoe drill fertilizer attach; ft. Massey Ferguson eazee flow fertilizer spreader; ft. hydraulic Graham Hoeme chisel plow weeder attachment; Deere 4 bottom model 66A hydraulic rubber tired 14" plow; several wagon running gears; of spring tooth harrows; of John Deere flexible harrows; ft. steel harrow hitch on wheels; ft. land packer; wheel truck frame trailer (ideal for flat ft. Snowco grain loader; ftx4" grain auger motor; gal. fuel tank on trailer COMBINES SWATHERS: 14 ft swather Harris no. 26 combine SHOP TOOLS A MISC. ITEMS roller; blower fire box; rams; table; pipe wrench; Ib. greaser; puller ft. auger; crop moisture tester; gas welding unit; of Butterfield tap dies from VA to N.C.; of snow fence; hacksaw, Ib. propane bottle; quantity of nuts bolts; fence posts; scale; quantity of telephone wire; tiller; treater; hydraulic pump; water pump; pressure pump unit; Ib. greasers; electric 180 amp welder; welder outfit; grinder; motors; cylinder; instrument; large quantity of shovels, log chains, wrenches', saws, forks, crow bars and many more good shop tools too numerous to mention. GARDEN IRRIGATION EOT-- irrigation pump H.P. electric motor; garden pump; x20 ft aluminum pipe TRACTORS: model 990 standard tractor GMC diesel motor TRUCKS CAR: Dodge ton truck; Chrysler New Port car HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES: boat trailer (home-made) antennas; hedge cutters: separator field 2 chairs; oak buffet; spring ft mattress; freeze; Boy lounging chair lamps; player radio combination; washing machines; table ft chairs; cleaners: camera, lights ft meter; heater several lawn chairs; camp table; churn butter mold; mower; shampooer; machine; Electric refrigerator barrow; 22 gun shot dip; large quantity of good household articles too numerous to mention. SALE CONDUCTED BY HANDLEY AUCTION AND ENTERPRISES LTD. BOX 105, COALDALE, ALBERT A VWfl IIFBMTir For tBrthOf IfifofiMfiPfi phone 1S94. of flw owner AucnowecRS: nandVy .fina ue.ft.fin ifc.ft.mH5 Equality favoured for illegitimate Alberta children EDMONTON (CP) Most Albertans believe that illegitimate children should be given legal and social equality with legitimate children, says a study commissioned by the provincial health and social development department. The study, released Friday by Neil Crawford, the department's minister, was conducted by a private Edmonton firm in an attempt to ascertain public attitudes. Its findings will be considered for possible legislative changes. "In general, the illegitimate child in Alberta is still legally and socially disadvantaged because of his birth says the report. "Legislation in Alberta now recognizes the legal relationship between the mother and the illegitimate child, but only recognizes the relationship between the father and the illegitimate child in limited circumstances." Questionnaires from 997 Albertans of varied ages, occupations, religions and locales indicated that the public generally believes "it is the mother and father who are and should be responsible for their actions in conceiving and bearing the illegitimate child, the child should not be stigmatized, discriminated against or treated as a 'non- person' as a consequence." FAMILY LIFE Seventy-six per cent of those polled said eliminating distinctions between legitimate and illegitimate children would not contribute to the breakdown of family life. Eighty-five per cent said discriminating against an illegitimate child would not discourage sexual intercourse between unmarried persons. A majority of the respondents also believed the father and mother of a child born out of wedlock should have the same rights regarding custody and visitation as they would have towards a legitimate child after divorce. If the mother keeps the illegitimate child, 60 per cent agreed "the father should make the same contribution toward the support of his illegitimate child as he would for a legitimate child after divorce." Another 23 per cent favored the father paying full support for the illegitimate child. Asked if respondents "think of children in common-law union families as illegitimate." 63 per cent said "no." The study said Alberta had a 12.8 per cent illegitimacy rate in 1970 compared with the Canadian rate of 9.6 per cent. But Alberta's rate declined to 11.9 per cent in 1971, for which "the liberalized policy on abortion" may be largely responsible. The study recommended that the Individual's Rights Protection Act be amended to prohibit discrimination against a person on the basis of birth status. It also said a procedure should be specified for establishing paternity. Stores told to cut profit LONDON (AP) Britain's price commission ordered big food stores today to cut profits by 10 per cent to curb inflation. The order coincided with an announcement from the employment department that inflation is running at a record annual rate of 13.2 per cent, while earnings show a rise of only 7.9 per cent. SONS SING Quacky Duck, a New York rock and country sextet, in- cludes two sons of singer Tony Bennett. Danny strums rhythm guitar and Daegal plays drums. W.G. (BILL) KIRBY Farm Auction Sale 2 South and Mite East IRON SPRINGS, ALBERTA Tuesday, April 2 1111 A.M. Lunch Served Hiving received ImtructtoiM from Mr. W.G. Kirby who hn retired, wffl offar for aale tha following Hfia of farm machinery M llated below, wlucii ia rneraly a ajwde afw hi no way a iveiieiity of antea aa to condition or Ago aod ia eubjact to defetioiie, erroro or minor chmgM M you may find Item tha day of tho aale. TERMS: CMh tho Off of tho Sate, with eaMemant hi fuM removal from fho farm. TRACTORS: Harris model 44 starndard gas tractor pump; Deere model A row crop tractor. COMBINES ft SWATHERS Deere model 12A pull type 6 ft. combine motor pick-up; Harris 12 ft. PTO pull type swather; ft. PTO converted swather. TRUCKS Chevrolet 1% ton truck; CMC ton truck box hoist (new recondition- ed motor 1 yr. Mercury 2V4 ton truck hoist grain box. IRRIGATION EQUIPMENT: ft.x4" pipes risers; ft.x5" main line ft.x5" main line; ft.x5" pipe; ft.x5" main line; pipe trailers; Chalmers model 149 gas power unit morse pump screen Z drop quantity of valve openers, elbows, tees, etc. MACHINERY: Deere 8 ft. tool bar culivators; Deere 8 ft tool bar wide sweeps; Deere 10 ft. cultivator; 10 ft. double discs; Deere 6 ft. one way; bottom I.H.C. rubber tired hydraulic plow; pop up bale loader; ft. Graham chisel plow; ft. Eversman land levellor; 12 ft. rod weeder; 10 ft. rod weeder; 10 ft. hi-wheel drill; of diamond harrows draw ban of diamond harrows draw bar; 3 bottom plow; Deere manure spreader; bug; fresno; ditcher; filler; Chalmers roto baler; Deere 7 ft. PTO mower; wheel hay wagon wheels; side delivery rakes; wheel trailer wheel trailer ft. grain loader motor; ft. grain loader motor ftx4" grain auger; I.H.C. double disc. FUEL TANK gal. single compartment fuel tank SHOP MISC. EQUIPT. of snow fence; motor from 12A combine; frame wheels; Quantity of good scrap iron; fencer; burner; sprayer; of binder twine; stretcher; several gas pumps; umbrellas; instrument; H.P. electric motor; hand grass seeder; quantity of post and barb wire; Quantity of fence insulators, steel drums, shovels, forks, log chains; quantity of irrigation dams; post maul; sledge ham- mers; drill; stove; gal. cream cans; quanity of pliers, hammers, wrenches, saws, bolts ft washers and many more good shop tools too numerous to mention. SALE CdWDUCTEO BY HANDLEY AUCTION AND ENTERPRISES LTD. BOX 105, COALDALE, ALBERTA "MVJM IKMIRITIIMIFMITir For further Mamtatton phone 34S-3534, or the owner LBS HaitoMy FnMl Burton wooarHanoiBir nun UC.II.BBIK ifc.fc.nnn ;