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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LEiHBRluuE HtRAuu lueaaay, November 12, 1974 Ric Swihart Bright sheep future Don't let me pull the down prices for most wool over your eyes but the agricultural products, es- sheep industry could pecially those of a become one of the real sure livestock nature, things in this day of up and Present meat prices, TURBO CHARGING A new dimension in Diesel Engine efficiency. The M W Turbo- charger gives you: More power Cleaner exhaust Less cost Longer life OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236-36 Street N., Lethbridge, Phone 327-1571 or the "Oliver Dealer" neareat you. which are respectable now, and good prices for wool are indicators of the bouyancy of the sheep in- dustry and with the West's only straight sheep slaughter house due to come on stream in March at Innisfail these prices can only go up. That, of course, depends on the general economic outlook in this country. Part of the problem for sheep producers in the past has been a reluctance on the part of packers to slaughter their animals. That of course had resulted in a lack of good fresh Alberta lamb and mutton in retail stores in this province. The public disinterest in iamb had to have something to do with the lack of available product and an almost nonexistent advertising campaign. On top of this, -when any consumer did venture into the wilds of lamb country, a less desirable product from New Zealand was likely waiting in Alberta Great Gift Ideas for Christmas USE OUR LAY-AWAY PLAN NOW Toshia In Touch with Tomorrow 20" COLOR TV -Portable 20 inch BRITERON picture tube. 100% solid state chassis, TOMATIC and AFT functions, volts of picture power. Cabinet finished in silver with walnut and ebony accents. Reg. NOW WITH OPTIONAL CABINET Superbly Spanish, this carefully crafted piece of fine furniture is accented with elegant moulding and brass hardware, which highlights the dark oak natural wood veneer. Reg. NOW 99 95 FREE HOME TRIAL MICROWAVE OVEN The Ideal Gift for Mother 3 models to choose from. Priced from '397 Delivered and serviced anywhere in South Alberta. WRIGHT HOME FURNISHERS LTD. Across from the Post Office Phone 223-3341 Taber meat counters to spring a surprise or two. With the new plant, producers will be ensured of a regular market place for their sheep, retailers will be ensured of regular supplies of product and most important, con- sumers will be ensured of a steady supply of top quality Alberta grown lamb. Consumers will be able to vary their diet, spend their- money in Alberta and give a boost to the local farming community in one fell swoop. Still on the sheep in- dustry, a new breed has been introduced to Alberta breeders. Joseph Buchanan of Buckridge Farms at Cochrane, Gordon Cun- ningham of Sundre and Gordon Fulton of James River Bridge near Caroline have each brought 11 ewes and one ram to Alberta, the first Scottish Blackface sheep to come out of a three year quarantine in Truro. The three unrelated flocks will be used in breeding programs to increase the number of Scottish Blackface sheep and to introduce new two cial sheep for meat and and three cross commer- Continued page 11 STILL SELLING FOR LESS STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd St. S. Phone 327-3024 24th LETHBRIDGE FALL CATTLE SALE Thursday, November Exhibition Pavilion Exhibition Grounds, Lethbrldge, Alta. 37 Hereford Females 31 Hereford Bulls SpoRf 0rwl By SOUTHERN ALBERTA CATTLE BREEDERS ASSN. Conducted By LETHBBID6E DISTRICT EXHIBITION BONANZA DAYS! GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES their... 32nd ANNIVERSARY NOVEMBER 12-13-14-15 DOOR PRIZES REFRESHMENTS A-M Lateral Roll A-M MPJ.-V OvS Ro A-M MANUFACTURING CO. Special prices on farm machinery and irrigation equip- ment in appreciation to our many customers. Over worth of equipment. AT CLEAROUT PRICES! GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 ;