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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE IITHBRIDGI HERALD Wiulnai ilfiy, Oclclier 11, 197J Blanket of secrecy on feedlot tests Mark el prices TORONTO i.l.'P' Alter Volume by 11 a.m. was strnn-ei prices on ttie 1000 shares compared with 505.- Toronio stock market traded by the same time drifting lower in light mid- j Tuesday, morning trading Uuliiy. Among sectors of the market The industrial index, consul- ,ll..dow11 nmJ a nuijor ijtilk'ator of mar- ket trend, tiown .211 to bank. communication, oil refining and food processing stocks while 210.60. goldb I" base metals .13 to lin.iM and western oils .11 to 260.41. beverage, real estate, trust and dues In Ihe tissues of slaugh tercd animals The Iwmonc. used as a feed lot growth stimulant for mnny years, has been shown to cause cancer in laboratory animal when fed in large doses. Fed era! regulations prohibit it ii human food. P.T.-C Livestock producers use DES be used safely. In the test, DhS uia n pellets, arc. implanted m the; {asler alld WASHINGTON (AP) 'I'ho agriculture department has wrapped a blanket of secrecy j around tetxllot tests designed lo show whether a cancer-causing growth hornuMie is showing up i in beef. Specifically, the tests ave to determine whether the chem-1 ical growth hormone DRS can 42- Xost of living are ears of cattle. Dr. E. R. Goocle of the agri- cultural research service says no information will be released until after all tests are com- pleted, probably in Jaiuiarv Gram prices Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG iCP> feed grains were actively traded at loan and pipeline issues up slightly. MORE DECLlMiS Declines outnumbered gains; suit of experimentation 105 lo 88 while 202 issues re-; the design we have come up mained unchanged. Coodc told a Falconbridge Nickel was off '2 to Royal Bank to i cheaper than implanting pellets j which are gradually absorbed into the animals' systems. i The Food and Drug Adminis- (ration has ordered DES banned from livestock feed as COST OF LIVING CLIMBS The consumer price index reversed its usual Septem- ber trend ond rose again instead of falling, Statistics Canada reported today. With increases in clothing and food leading the way Ihe index climbed to U1.8 from Ml. 3 in August. The index, based on 1961 prices equalling 100, wen 134.7 in September lost year. i print t of j ii -t Jan. 1. but has left open what one con expect as the re- to The Senate has passed a bill ivhich orders n complete ban of Alia son Developments Le to ond White Pass 'i to S12U. Mercantile Bank rose 1% lo rSsessionof'lhe i n n i p e g S27. Dylex A 'i to S17, Reader's Grain Exchange today. Digest to S2C, Finning Trac- ......to and Daw- DES-diethylstilbestrol-on Jan. unless tests prove implantation i does not leave chemical resi- the question of implanted pel- lets. Crackdowns on DES feeding came after federal meat in- spectors found traces of the chemical in livers of some i cattle and sheep. None has been reported in the muscle tis- sue or red meat of animals. -___ Employment comes into election spotlight Livestock report Calgary livestock CALGARY (CP1 Receipts at the Calgary livestock mar- ket to 11 a.m. totalled head, mostly choice slaughter sleers. Trade was active on all classes. Slaughter steers were fully steady with sates to 34 but heavier kinds were discounted to Heilers were scarce and sold to 32.20; cows and bulls were scarce In early trade bill prices were steady. Choice slaughter sleers 32 to 33.30, good 31 to 32, medium J29.50 to 31. Choice heifers 31 to 132, goal 30 to 31. Good cows {25.50 to 26.50, medium 23.50 to 123.50. canners and cutlers 19 to 23..W. Good bulls 27.50 to 29.50. A few heavy feeder steers were full steady with good j kinds more than 750 pounds 32 to 34.50. Hogs base price 37.35. liv THE CANADIAN PRESS Unemployment came back explain the incrcast. Barley and oats had good do-1 tor mestic shipper buying meeting light offers on the way up. Prices vrere as much as three cents higher. Rye had a good commission house trade and was about one cent stronger. Rapeseed and flax were frac- Hudson's Bay Oil and Gas ?K to Falconbridge Copper was off 'i to Hollinger 'i to S40'i and Tara Exploration '.s to Placer advanced 'z to MS and Giant Mascot 3 cents to S5.85. Pan Ocean dropped to tionally to one cent stronger and Sunningdale of) cents! EDAIONTON (CP1 Appli- commission house and exporter i S3.25. cations by two Calgary firms intcresL Bids hold key to cable future Volume of trade Tuesday in- i iCPI De- eluded bushels of flax Hne3 -advances in of rye and lrading ol, lhe Montreal rapeseed. stock market today. Mid-session prices Flax: Oct. '4 higher Nov. 3 higher 3.69vi. higher 3.Wi. Dec. ss 3.29Vi, May '-2 lower 3.34 V4. Rapeseed Vancouver: Nov. Hi higher 2.93'', Jan. higher Combined volume on the Montreal and Canadian Stock exchanges at 11 a.m. was 000 shares, compared with 400 at the same time Tuesday. Bank; to expand existing cable tele- vision operations hold Hie key to future cablevision operations in Alberta, Len Worry, tele- phones and utilities minister, said Tuesday. Mr. Worry said il Calgary ap- plications to the Canadian Ra- dio-Television Commission to three commercial expand to fell 87 to 267.57, Indus- channels from one are succcss- i- ful. all major cities in Alberta consisting of the CBC. CTV, one commercial and one edu- cational channel from Spokane, Wash., and a local community programming channel. A 10-city plan approved by the CUTC in 1969 allows for cablevision operations in Ed- monton, Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Camvose, Drumhel- ler, Lloydminster, Grande Prai- rie, Medicine Hat and Wetas- kiwin. Mr. Werry said if lhe Cal- into the spotlight on federal election platforms with Prime Minister Tnideau nuzzled by official figures showing the worst Canadian employment picture since 1961. Leaders of the three opposi- tion parties were quick to blast the government for alleged fail- ure to do anything constructive to solve the problem. Statistics Canada announced that adjusted figures, taking into account seasonal shifts in employment, showed a jobless rale of 7.1 per cent of the labor force in September. This com- pared with 6.7 in August. It was the highest since July 1961. Mr. Tnideau was at a loss to He said the economy is growing stead- ily in terms of jobs, wages and investment, lie indicated his Literal government will give greater emphasis to direct job- creating programs than to those aimed at general stimu- j lation ol the economy. He said Canada has the best' record for creating new jobs of any industrialized country. Conservative Leader Stanfield, campaigning in Que- bec, retorted that the figures show the government has achieved nothing in the last year to cope with unemploy- ment. In fact, he said, Ihere are more Canadians out of work than there were a year ago. i He promised to outline soon some specific measures a Con- servative government would take to boost the economy and "g e t the country back to work." N'ew Democratic Leader Da- Lewis, in Sudbury, Out., called for a giant public works program costing half a billion dollars or more to create jobs this winter. He hefty tax cuts Miscellaneous quotations Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal (Supplied by Doherty. McCuaig Limited) LAST BID OR SALE also favored to stimulate spending by Ihe public. Social Credit Leader Real Caouette joined Mr. Sianfield in warning of a terrible winter ahead. He said the employment statistics again a need for the economic and monetary the Social Credit policies of party. The prime minister answered questions about unemployment Letlibridge firms low on tenders BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Luini, administrator of the Crowsnest Pass General Hospital and Nursing Home District, has advised that ten- ders were received and opened in Edmonton recently for the Crowsnest Pass semor citizens home complex. The lowest quotations on the prject are from Glen Littlo Construction of Ixsthbridge gen- worki Rittway Plumb- i at an Ottawa news conference ing and Heating of txsthbridge called to announce a new fed- i mechanical work; and J. and Dec. May higher 1.273'i, July not open. shares traded. Rye: Oct. 1 higher 1.21, Dec. higher 1 higher! NKW YORK (AP) Prices July 1 higher 1.27. slipped on the stock market to- day after three sessions of modest advances. Trading was High Flas Oct 370 Nov 343'2 Dec 329 Vi May 335 Rapeseed Vancouver Nov 292 282 Jan 281 273 Grain quotes Tuesday (basis Close T.ovv 327 333'2 84 8 335 279'i Mar 276 Vi 274 "a Jun 272'i 265ri Rapeserd Thunder Bay At noon the Dow Jones aver- age of 30 industrials was oft 3.77 at 943.07. Declining issues on the New York Stock Ex- change had a lead of about 3 la 2 over gainers. Traders said most investors Talks extension raises eyebrows PARIS (CP-AP) Kissinger's secret Henry talks with the North Vietnamese in Paris entered ttwir fourth clay today. seemedto x standngby tor I The surprise extension of nego- concrete developments in the i tiations raised diplomatic eye- Vietnam peace talks. brows but brought no official At noon the New York Stock Exchange index was off .25 to 59.99. The Ame.vs price-change in- dex was down .03 to 25.99. Control Data dropped 4 to S66'ii. The Federal Trade Com- mission accused a Control Data subsidiary of misrepresentation and said the FTC would seek possible refunds. Walker-Gooderham was up at and Hudson Bay Min- word of progrea; tight secrecy surrounding Ihe talks and the duration of the current series-trie longest in and the Communists had agreed to a fourth day of talks and that he would be returning tonight. The extension was announced by the White House less than two hours before Nixon's elec- tion opponent, Democratic Sen- ator George McGovern. out- lined on television his plan to end the Vietnam war. i three years of exploratory con- i Presidential Press Secretary tacts by Kissinger-prompted speculation that a breakthrough iug !i at N'ickel was off International at Off were Canadian Pacific, at S15'1s. Genstar. at SIS'i, and Massey, at On the Amex, Brascan was up at 5207H ami Canadian Javelin off "g at S10H. Ronald L. Ziegler denied that the private Paris negotiations may be near. were connected in any way to The extension of the talks the election campaign, into a fourth day was an- nounced by the White House in Washington after sources at Paris airport said Kissinger's plane had left without him for a U.S. base in West Germany. It had been due to fake the U.S. envoy to Washington. a.m. a.m. a.in, WESTERN f J s Easl Gr F 1 Oil Prov fjr 59 5.E5 South Cdn Ex e Lob n F i ?3 5 I g Ind Gas 0 Cdn Pete Gr United 6.04 Charter cnietian Dome 13.M Wesl Cdn Seed d.Cfl While Yufccn Sav B.21 V.irrguard .0? VANCOUVER 9.9f Cdn Cdr, Cnurchill Peta Pan W.irr.er .34 PIPE LIME 00 fJat N C C. B 75 Cda Cda CtiA MISCELLANEOUS W Cdn FUNDS IrlDUSTRIAL ''All Cdn 4.33 9-U j 20 75 Brew B C. SugflF Pacific Capt 50 23 Crcstbroak Hvs 3D 04 Siainpede il "Bay St 9ay F Plains Bay V.'est Explor eral parks program. Sitting be- Northern Development Minister Jean Chretien, he out- lined long-iMige plans for de- veloping historic waterways, land trails, parkways, national landmarks and marine parks across Canada. PARKWAY PHOPOSED Details were still to be worked out but the scheme could double the present SoQ- million conservative budget. One specific proposal is for a parkway extending from Que- bec City to Georgian Bay in Electrical of Lethbridge, electrical work. The board has forwarded the infon-rtion to the Alberta Hos- pital Services Corporation final approval. for along old fur-trading Ontario routes. In Montreal. Manpower Min- ister Bryce Mackasey, respon- sible for the national employ- ment service, said he is not alarmed by the jobless figures. He described as en- couraging" the statistics show- ing the number out of for more than six months at the lowest level in 12 years. There was also a drop of in those out of work more than three months. Hog prices (CP> Aver- age prices to 11 a.m. provided by the Alberta Hog Producer! Marketing Board: Edmonton: 37.35, average Tuesday 37.87. Hetl Deer: 37.35, average Tuesday 37.88. s v e r i g sales, sver- Calgary: 37.35, Tuesday 37.81. Lethbridge: No age Tuesday 37.88. ALharla town Lloydminster: No sales, av- erage Tuesday 3V.39. Fort Macleod: No sales, av- erage Tuesday 38.15. Grande Prairie: 36.83, aver- age Tuesday 37.00. Fairview: No sales, average Tuesday 37.03. Total hogs sold Tuesday II.- aai. Average 37.82. Sows average 25.95. Paddles fo Wcsi There was Paris whether indication in the last-rninule Singer once hitched ride decision to extend the talks was the result of an initiative from the American or North Viet- namese side. Both sides are observing strict control over the release of information on the substance of the talks. Kissinger, President Nixon's i assistant for national security j affairs, cabled Nixon that he Armed coiivicls hold hostages R. STONt Roger Stone has bten appoint- ed Manager of rhe Calgary branch of Citation Cabinets Ltd. appointment was announced by Milt Stein, Prairie Divisional Manager of Richmond, B.C. based company. CHafion Cabinfik ltd., one of Conada't leading of for Hichenj ond hatn- roorrti, hot offices, showrooini ond anembly ptarili in RicH- mood, Edmonion, Colqorv Mr. S 1 o n P Kcilh Campbell, hoi been trani- re> assume for tnc df Rril'sh Mr. ej one pDprrnln ffim V.is office nt "5230 Si. E Calgary. Telenhonq 2-13-D09S, TORONTO fCPl Eveline Braithuaitc, a concert soprano who once hitched a ride on a sleigh to a church to perform and later appeared at Massey Hall and the Royal Alexandra Theatre here, died here after collapsing in a cafeteria. .Mrs. Hraithwiiite was a church soloist. She played pi- ario for Scottish concerts at Massey Hall in the 1920s and rnatle an Eastern Canada con- cert tour. PoW's wife files for W A SI TO NT (Reuter) Two hundred prisoners seized a cell block in the District of Co- lumbia jail in Washington today and told authorities they would kill fhe chief corrections officer unless they were released. The prisoners, armed with a revolver, told officials by tele- phone they were holding sev- eral hostages, including Ken- neth Hardy, the chief correc- Uons officer. The prisoners also demanded thai Walter Washington, the mayor of Washington, bo brought to the jail to meet the prisoners. nrvoree OAKLAND, raljf. fAP) Tangec Alvarez, the v.1fe of a navy flyer the defence depart- ment says has been a prisoner war longer than any other n in U.S, military history, For two seasons she played IhR female lead in the light op- era version of Hob Royal Alexandra. has filed lor a divorce. She is seeking to end her marriage to Roy "at the] Lieut. Everett Alvarez, 34, who shot down Aug. 15, HKU billion i for Vietnam WASHINGTON compromise defence appropria- tions bill totalling S74.3 billion been approved by a confer- In IMS shn hitched a ride on j ar-d captured by the North Viet- uncc of the House of Rcprcscn- a delivering milk after! namesc. Alvarez and his wife. Intivcs and Senate. It three feet of snow fell so she 132. were married just two I billion for the war in In couJrl honor a commitment to months before he was assigned dochina. sing at a Toronto church. to Vietnam. (Supplied By Richardson Securities of Canada) BID a.m. Ml :00 a.m. A t rr, Advocate Asb. AkallC'io PJncer Dev. .53 P.C. Exp-S.lO 33 RayrotX 17.11Vi Grr Cdn Oil 5 Gen Motors j'nj Grf Lakes Pp Ys Gulf n M Rio 15 Cdn. N.W. Land Canada Tung. Roman Corp. l.SS Snerrilt Gordon Silver Hur Erie Hiram 33. ?5 Cenlral sleep Imp Chimn TCH Corp, 6.10 Upper Coin 1-00 ln'' Grf Co chen Fnd Aro Dkkenscn i Defiisryi De-r Horn Kelly Doug A INDUSTRIALS Gasl 7S 37' Falcon bridge Atco Irrd .1? Moore Ccrp 4 12Vj Mo! sons Firsf Agra 75 MrJsnns Glanf Y.K. Bell Ttl Nrrlrt f. Cen1 3C.37VJ Power 9S B.C. Price R L. tO.lS B.C. CO Rofnmsni jdC'j Si. Law ?5 Hudson flay M IHydfa 21.00 B.C. SLiqnr 17 flfi1" Sr.ell iroo '.0 CAT 5imp ?S Cfln 35. o' i S-lkirk r.ol Key Ccrci TVad-iri Grp A l.tS Trar.s Wtr> Lake U.nlort 00 (Jnitn 1 tt'jilrllr r Cfl'ii Versaiire 13 SO Union j Cnns 7S Ctin-i v.'e'.t Cdn Crtn ccpr Oom 30 Dome Pt on LUENEBURG (Reuler) An East German lanner pad- j died across the River Elbe in a i rubber dingliy Wednesday EDSON (CP) At by border guards and degrees belovf zero Tuesday sought refuge in West ficr- '100 miles many, customs officials saM. recorded THE NORTH WEST LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY OFCANADA tor o d'ltcusiion call or writa Bolamon, 15M 12 Avo, N. 327-5137' Dollar value 1 MOVTRKAI, ICPI t.'S. dollar in terms of Canadian hinds up 1-32 at Pound sterling up 3-18 at 13-16. York slocks night, this community west of Edmonton owest overnight tempera- ture on Ihe Prairies. The lowest temperature pre- viously at Kd.son for Oct. fo was six degrees above zero in 1939. Although il had re.nehed only zero early today Edsou ex- pectcd to warm up during Ihe day. The average temperature for Ihis timi' cit year in Ihe Kelson area is an overnight low of alxjul 27 degrees find a daily high reading of 52. Evolution hricf GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) The biblical version nl the neg- ation of num sbnultl he given equal prominence with !bc Ihc- o-y ot evolution in Grade 7 so- cial studies courses. Rev. Xeil linruh of (he Hylhe Alliance Cbapcl said lodny. Mr. Unmh snicl 30 area churches will present n biict to the provincial cabinet here next Tuesday sayini; that teaching evolution as fact, instead of theory, not proviriing stu- dents with the option of Ihe bib- lical theory violates the provin- cial Human Rights Act. Dividends By TIIK CANADIAN PT1ESS ftn.siint'll I.Id., Ml ccnls, Oct. 27, record Oct. 14. Gulf Oil Corn.. cents U.S. Dec. 7, record Nov. 3. Husky Oil l.ld., 714 cenLs, Nov. yo, record Nov. 1. Phillips Prlrnlrimi Co.. W-j U.S.. Dec, J, record Nov. 3. By Gene Fswcella 4 TYPEWf5IT6R WITH ATV- LIKE SCREEN IN R.ACE CfTHE PAPER PERMITS TYPtHS AND BEFOflE iTHE WK OS ABE PUT ON FHPER. THE WHOLE PASE, INCLUDING A FLUSH- RISHTMARS1N, IF DESIRED, APPEARS ON SCREEN AND WHEN CX'O IS CAUY RECCTDEPONTAPE... (Supplied By Richardson Sccnrltles of NKW YORK (CP) Cana- dian dollar down a-M at 25-32 in terms U.S. funrfs. i Pound sterling up 3-32 at 1.1-ftl. 7S Gull a 10 Golds 10 Base Met 8774 up M 15 W Oil! off .ii Volume 9W.COO YORK (WEHAG6S iij Induil off 3 77 .j W RaiK !lfi 41 off 1.09 117 77 W TORONTO AVERAGES 1.11 Wartf Moo l .il Beef fuliircs WINNIPEG fCP> Mve heef fiilurts close Tucsrlay. Nov 3-3.5QA; Jan S.T.75A, Mar 35.BON. VATF.AHOMIR TO TfPf. AH ACTUAL fASf OK fff ;