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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ----------------------__ Saturday, Scp lib tit 5, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 9 Fifty-One Per Cent Smaller Thau Last Wheat Crop For 1970 Estimated At 338 Million Bushels OTTAWA (CT) Canada's 1970 wheat crop, estimate! at 338.3 million bushels, will he 51 per cent smaller than last year's bushels, the Dominion Bureau of Statistics reported Friday in its first esti- mate of this year's principal field crops. The estimates were prepared Aug. 15 and DBS said farmers are making good progress with the prairie harvest. The wheat crop decrease matches 51 per cent reduction in seeded acreage this year. Av- erage, yield is 27.1 bushels an acre compared with 27.4 last summer. Last. year's bumper crops came as markets for wheat dwindled in the face of record world production. With more than one billion bushels unsold, prairie farmers were induced to decrease wheat acreage this year with federal no-grow pay- ments. The 1970 spring wheat' crop is estimated at 322.4 million bushels on 12.1 million acres. The 1969 figures are 663.9 mil- lion bushels from 24.C million acres. SASK. PRODUCES MOST Saskatchewan will produce 212 million bushels of wheat this year against 461 million last year. Manitoba production is es- timated at 33.8 million bushels, compared with 64 million in 1969. Alberta production is esti- mated at 73 million bushels against-140 million last year. Durum wheat production, in- cluded in the spring wheat fore- cast, is estimated at 79.5 million bushels. Last year's estimate is 83 million bushels. Record crops of barley, flaxs- eed and mixed grains are fore- cast as farmers turn away from wheat. Production of oats and rye is- also up. Details on the oilier crops: Oats for grain: 1970 forecast is 375.8 million bushels, up one per cent from 1969 371.4 million. A record 52.7 bushels an acre is being harvested on the prairies, where 284 million bushels are forecast against 278 million last year. Hiirlcy: 1970 forecast is a rec- FOR RENT Building with Sq. Ft. or Less Located on 3rd Avenue with good parking Feasible for any type of business Write Box 24, Lethbridge Herald ENROLL NOW WELDING (Beginners and Advanced) ACETYLENE Sept. 8-25 ARC Sept. 28-Oct. 16 AGRICULTURE Sept. 28 (12-week fall semester) Lethbridge Community College Phone 327-2141, Ext. 219 More Canadian Oil Imports Suggested In NPC Report SALES NEXT WEEK CARDSTON LIVESTOCK AUCTION WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th 500 HEAD 500 YEARLING STEERS and HEIFERS For top prices and greater returns market your livestock the auction way. Avoid excess shrinkage and handling your livestock at home. MARK THESE DATES NOW IAMB AND SHEEP SALES Tuesdays October 6, 13 and 20 STAVEIY LIVESTOCK AUCTION THURSDAY, SEPT. 10th p.m. FALL CATTLE SALE 500 TO 600 HEAD Including: 200 Grass fed dry lot steers and heifers 100 Dry stock cows 100 Grass yearlings For information and listings contact your auctioneer HERB CHRISTIE CARDSTON SALE BARN 653-4342 CARDSTON 228-3777 STAVEIY RES. 328-7662 UTHBRIDG6 STAVELY AUCTION HERB CHRISTIE By ROI) CURRIE WASHINGTON (CP) A draft report by tire influential National Petroleum Council on the critical United States fuel oil situation suggests tliat the most promising solution would be to increase domestic produc- tion and if necessary, import more Canadian crude. The report, sections of which were read into the Congres- sional Record by Senator Thomas Mclntyre (Dem. says that "it should be possible to make up to barrels a day of additional residual fuel oil from increases in U.S. or Ca- nadian crude oil by utilizing spare refinery capacity and shifting jields." However, a spokesman for the MFC said the report from which Hclntyre read was the first draft. A more complete version, le said, was sent to Assistant Secretary Hollis M. Dole of the nterior department last Tues- day and the final NPC report will go to Dole next week. The spokesman declined to discuss changes in the drafts subsequent to the one Mclntyre obtained. But the feeling in tlie ndustry was that, while the 'inal report would be more com- plete, the general thrust of its findings would remain pretty much intact. The report, as presented by Mclntyre, offers no breakdown of what part of the suggested total increase could be imported from Canada. Under the present quota system, Canadian imports are held to barrels a day of crude no residual fuel oil. Under a recently-an- nounced scheme, additional Ca- nadian imports may be granted in "hardship cases." EXPENSIVE PROCESS In essence, what the repor suggests is use of spare refiner capacity to process U.S. and Ca nadian crude into residual fue expensive process. But, Mclntyre said in presen! ing the draft report, "there is clear fuel-oil crisis in New Eng land." Otter senators have eel oed this fear'in other areas o the U.S. Traditional sources of chea fuel oil from the Middle Eas have been interrupted by th political crisis there. There als has been a markad shortage o coal to fuel electricity-general ing plants. The NPC, a body of industrj experts created by presidentia' directive to advise the interio department, says of the stal- lage: "The committee cannot be sure whether the U.S. residu fu.el oil requirements will met in the whiter of 1970-71 without extraordinary aciton by industry and government." Under the heading Most E ELE CTROHOMB ALL 1970 STOCK MUST BE CLEARED TO MAKE ROOM FOR THE 1971 COLOR SETS. Check These Features Handwired Chassis Insta-Vu Deilcraft Cabinets 6 Year Protection Plan Automatic Fine Tuning 25" IOWBOY CAREUON Reg. 899.00 Special 25" CONSOLE BERWICK C7CO Reg. 869.00 Special 9 I DO 25" CONSOLE CARLISIE Reg. 770.00 BUY YOUR COLOR SET NOW! Special 19" PORTABLE AND STAND CCOO Reg 599.00 Special 93C9 20" BLACK AND WHITE C 1 OO PORTABLE Reg. 219.00 Special 9 I O3 20" BUCK AND WHITE PORTABLE Reg. 259.95. Special ALL SETS SERVICED BY OUR TECHNICIANS FOR ONE YEAR. BUY NOW and SAVE During our Clearance ACTIVE TV SERVICE Taken. Terms Arranged. 3-Day Home Trial. OPEN 7 TO 9 P.M. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 1238 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327.5020 Promising Supplementary Ac-i If such an "incentive pro- tions, the draft report says. gram" were developed, "it could be effective only if the quotas were good for several years so the importer might have a chance of using them profitably." "The most promising extraor- dinary action is to run addi- tional crude oil in U.S. refiner- ies and increase residual fuel oil yields. For the level of in- creases under consideration, it is possible to convert such in- cremental oil runs to nearly 109-per-cent residua] fuel oil." DEPENDS ON CAPACITY Domestic supplies would de- pend on logistical systems, in- cluding Texas and Louisiana crude productivity capacity, pipeline capacity, refmery ca- pacity and the like. Low-sulphur fuel oil availabil- ity may be a problem in some locations but "if a problem does materialize, it should be possi- ble to make up to bar- rels a day of additional residual fuel oil from increases in U.S. or Canadian crude oil by utiliz- ing spare refinery capacity and shifting yields." While it was "technically fea- sible" to run crude oil and sluft yields, "the economic feasibility of providing large quantities of fuel oil out of U.S. or Canadian crude oil is a major factor with which refineries would be con- fronted." The NPC committee warns that any such industry chan- geover would have to be some- thing more permanent than a temporary emergency measure. SHUTDOWN SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. (CP) Abitibi Paper Co. Ltd. announced Friday a one-week shutdown of its newsprint mill here because of a shortage of orders. The .shutdown, from Sept. 7 to 14 and affecting 500 workers, is the first since 1965. ord 424 million bushels, 12 per cent higher than last year's 373.4 million. Average yield is a record 42.2 bushels. Prairie pro- duction is a record 338 million bushels compared with 355 mil- lion in 1969. million compared with last year 87.3 million. Average yield is a record 52 bushels an acre. About 53.7 million bushels of this year's crop is being grown in Ontario. Tame hay: A record 27.5 mil- KJT: J970 forecast is 23.4 mil- lion tons, eight per cent above lion bushels, 42 per cent above last year's 16.5 million. The fall rye crop estimate is 20.6 million bushels, averaging 23.5 bushels an acre, and the spring rye crop is 2.9 million bushels, from a yield of 20.7 bushels an acre. FJnxsccd: A record crop esti- mated at 47.1 million bushels, 71 per cent higher than last year's million. Seeded acreage is up 44 per cent, yield is up 19 per cent. Prairie counts for bushels. production ac- all but Rapcsccd: A record 79.5 mil- lion bushels, compared with last year's 33.4 million. Seeded acreage is up 96 per cent, aver- age yields are a record 20.1 bushels an acre. Mustard seed: Acreage esti- mate is down 33 per cent from last year's cres. Mixed grains: A record 101 last year's 25.6 million tons. In- creases are registered in all provinces but Prince Edward I her. Island, Quebec and Ontario. Potatoes: Down six per cent at 48.8 million hundrdweighl from last year's crop of 51.9 million hundredweight. DBS cautions that final yields in po- tatoes can differ considerably from mid-August forecast de- pending on how the potatoes' size in late August and S'eptem- E. ROBERT j. MCGREGOR, C.A. AND WILLIAM R. LORD, C.A. Wish to announce the formation of the firm of MCGREGOR, LORD co. CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS for the practise of their profession at 434 7th Street South LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA P.O. Box 940 Telephone 328-6691 IS MY CAR READY FOR WINTER? How Is My ANTI-FREEZE HEATER BATTERY O TIRES BLOCK and HEATER FLUSH A FALL TUNE-UP IS A MUST! Keller I Should Go To EL RANCHO TEXACO Today! El Rancho Ernie Says DONT SUFFER ALONG WITH A POOR RUNNING MOTOR SEE US TODAYI El Rancho [TEXACO; Service 6th AVE., M.M. DRIVE PHONE 327-5406 Crossword By Wes1eyH- Hammon BITS OF THIS AND THAT ACROSS I Muscat and Concord. 7 Corn crake, for one. 11 Botanical lacs. equation. 21 Retitle. 22 Sicilian volcano. 46 Sandy shore tract, 47 New Guinea port. 49 Portico. 50 Affectionate. 5t Metric measure, 53 Placed opposite. 23 Knot on tree. 57 Millet 24 Card game. masterpiece. 25 Street. 26 Gondolier'! song. 28 Russian private trader. 29 30 Marsh. 32 Light wlrfl sculptures. 34 Variety of monkey. 35 Samuel's tutor. 36 Greek letter. 37 Noise. 38 Forbid. 39 Scold. 40 Pierce. 42 Perforated pattern. 59 Loving. 63 Sang joyfully. 65 Blunder. 66 More repellent. 67 Swap. 83 Goals. 85 Shaded walk. 83 U-shaped metal hook. 90 Composition in verse. 91 Bread- crumb dish. 95 Fctiih. 97 Compass point. 93 Siamese. 100 Rested, 102 Pertaining to codfish. 103 Light collationt. 105 Assume. 121 Simper. 123 Glony aurfaces. 125 Cartoonist 129 Hail. Pericles." 131 132 Water: Fr. 133 And not. 134 Hub. 136 Mexican dishes. 138 Treaties. 140 Fairytale monster. 141 Engineleii plane, 143 Mirth. 68 Bird's beak., 107 Not positive. 145 Spanish 70 Formerly. 109 71 Egg cell; to work. Fr. var. 110 Banged; 72 Russian ai a door. labor union. 112 Hebrew 73 Accumu- tribesmen. latei. 113 Ciphers. 75 British baby 114 Dutch carriage. village. 77 Turn down 115 Always. 44 Dude- 1 Embellishes. 2 Rebellion- 3 Blood disease, 4 Window glass. 5 Ratite bird. 6 Observes. 7 Abatements. 8 Fleet mythi- cal Greek maiden. 9 Concerning. 10 Resinous substance, 11 Ohio city. 12 Scorner of inferiors. 13 Uncouth personi. 14 island nation. leaf corner SO Additional. 81 Witty terse expression. 117 Chinese communist. 118 Mountain lake. coin. 147 European herbal remedy. 148 Numbers. 149 Bitter herb. 150 Order of mites. 151 Power. 152 Rim. 153 Fragrant ointment. 154 Hospital DOWN 15 Camera part, 16 Frappe. 17 Dozes, 18 Fur. 19 Cossack. 20 Fail to follow suit. 27 Yellow dya plant. 31 Moisten, 33 Finish. 37 Chart 41 Sister, for instance. 42 Falconry term, 43 Ice cream shell. 44 Sullen, 45 Root 46 Decision of 69 Hank Aaron, 48 Dormant. 50 Inundation. 52 Rascal: Bibl. 53 Book of N. Testament 54 Portion. 55 Malay canoe: var. 56 Boy Scout group. 58 Energy unit, 59 At right angles to keel. 60 Preposition. 61 Swerve. Gardner. 64 Lower. 66 Superin- tendent. 71 S-ihaped moldings. 74Thus: Lat, 76 Gallic friend. 78 American Indian. 79 Tear. 82 Madrigals. 84 Disease caused by tsetse fly. 85 Witty sayings. 86 Encourage. 87 Regan and Goneril'i father. 89 Place, in general. 90 Coloring in paint. 92 Mine entrance. 93 Low resort, 94 Citrus drinks, 56 Walk. -99 Intend. 101 Spread hay. 104 Dining group. 105 Anti- 108 Schools of whales. 110 Pouree forth, 111 Behavior, aircraft fire, 114 S-shaped, 106 River by 116 Responded. Leningrad. 113 Ensnare. refuge. 120 Rouse. 122 Bleat; var. 123 Content- 124 Polish weight. 126 Irritates. 127 Sally. 128 Walks. 131 James. 135 Biblical place. 136 Three-spot. 137 Breathing ergan. 138 Wax. 139 Bridge, 140 Eskers, 142 Ovum. 144 Isle MS Small Diagramless 19 x 19, by Paul C. Downing, Jr. 36 Almost ACROSS 1 Gown's 22 Melodies. companion. 23 Range equipment, 5 Altar 25 Sticky 8 Originates. substance. 11 Patriotic 26 Amo, group. amat, 12 Caress. 28 Highway: 13 Nimbus. abbr. 16 Not one, 30 Summer 17 Metric drink. measure. 33 Roman clan. IB Blissful place. 34 Greek letter 58 Crib. 19 delete 35 Tip or tar Cl College !0 Pekoe, follower. official. or LAST never. 41 Is human. 42 Workshop, for short. 43 None god. 4-i Depot: abbr. Tennis term. Far: pref. 47 Forlywinks. 49 Terminated. 52 _ Jim, 33 Hind. 54 Night raider. 55 Role, 63 French pronoun, 64 Bother. 65 Limb. 66 Bagged. 68 Chart. 69 Depression initials. 70 Andrea Sarto. DOWN Provide comestibles. 2-Havina wings. 3 Golfer's goal. 5 Persons In the public eye. 6 Man's name. 7 Pay dirt, 8 Mineral spring. 9 Article. 10 Downcast. 14 Rents. 15 Certain bills, 16 Recite, 19 Hollywood name. 2t Main artery, 22 Used up. 23 Steel shafts. 24 State. 26 In the past. 27 Bipeds. 29 Board. 31 Lower in rank, 32 Worn away. 34 Navy off. 35 Bench warmer. 37 Native of Tehran. 38 More recent. 39 Unctuous combustible. 40 t 45 Undercovci man. 48 Emmet, 50 Slangy negative. 51 Transaction, 52 Steamer of sorts. 56 Literary initials. 57 Half a score. 59 Model. 60 Sign of assent. 6t River obstruction. 62 Age. 67 Conjunction, CRYPTOGRAMS I. VBB GITHOLOYBT AYBTOM NIT AYMTOLRERI GERMAN ABOTOMR NRE- GOETH ANYOAR. By Edward S. Lltr- 2.AVIS WORD: RVDT BXVRRTS KITE, KT A V It BMMWU ZVHXW HIMXUT OW IXGG WIT01VZTEW! By Archibald V.JIcLecl List Weck'i Cryptograms- 1. down yonder in Iht mwiuw oaten" nipt perhaps ctn pick a peck of fat papayas. 2. Soon the merchants will bo remindinc us how many shoooinc days are left for our Christmas Field Enterprises, Inc., 1970 ;