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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 1H6 LE1HBRIDGE HERALD Solurttoy, Soplember 9, 1972 THE WORLD REACTS Members of Rome's Jewish community raise signs in front of o synagogue reading "Olympic games are over" and "After Lod's slaughter another offense to civilization" during demonstration following the killing of 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team in Munich. _________ ,___________ Livestock market report Ottawa deliveries totalled head, western 30-33, Winnipeg 23-24.75, Calgary 24.50-25.50. _.. OTTAWA (CP) Slaughter attle receipts at the nine pubic stock yards from Tuesday steers: Toronto 35-30, Winnipeg 33.50-31, Saskatoon 32-32.25, Edmonton 31.50-32.25, Calgary 100 hogs: Toronto 39.35- J: 40.15, Winnipeg 35.80-37.10, Sas- l" katoon 35.05-35.80, Edmonton 35.25-35.55, Calgary '0 rhursday totalled 20.451 head, below last week and heifers: Montreal 30-nipeg 32-32.50, Saskatoon Livestock jn xlow the same week in 1971, he agriculture department 30-31, Calgary Tuesday to Friday: 'I1 200 cattle, 75 calves, 1450 hogs, ported Friday. Lighter offerings reflected the shorter holiday week, but buyers, trying to allocate the cattle offered into the new beast-grading system, created in o relatively active market with steady choice steer and cows: Montreal 26.50-2C.50, Toronto 26-27, Winnipeg 27-28, Saskatoon 25-20, Edmonton 24-24.75, Calgary 24.75-26. Good feeder steers: Toronto 38-44, Winnipeg 35-42, Saskatoon 34-41, Edmonton 34-44, Calgary lambs. Butcher cattle prices strong to a> 25 or more higher in spots. Replacement cattle more higher. Trade active. "I Good and choice butcher 1 steers scarce and selling at firm prices. Good and choice icifer prices. Good cows were uneven with replacement cattle prices firm. Calves held barely steady with lambs and choice veal calves: Montreal 50-57.50, Toronto 38AS, Winnipeg 48-55, Edmonton 3WO. Good lambs: Montreal 28, meeting good demand, prices 50 more lugher. All classes of cows sell readily, at strong prices, with odd sales up -to 26.50. COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES and good stacker and feeder steers meeting very FALL SALES demand, prices around 1.00 higher. Good stock steer Jj and heifer calves. Wednesday, CATTLE Steers choice 31.75-32.50, good S REGULAR MIXED CATTLE heifers choice 29.25- a good 28-29; cows good Including medium 23.50-24.50, can- FAT AND 20-23.50. c Highlighted CATTLE 70 HEAD from heavy feeder steers PINCHER SALES YARD P1NCHER 750 Ibs. 33-38, good feeder 32-36, good stock steer SPECIAL over 400 Ibs. 42-45, good stock steer calves under 400 a Monday, September 18th 48-55. 400 LISTED AND LAMBS Butcher bogs sold this week (INCLUDES FEEDERS FROM PINCHER CREEK, base price. There 275 butcher hogs sold for Friday, September price converted to 28.20 750 LISTED TO Good lambs 25. (INCLUDES FEEORS FROM TWIN BUTTE AREA) BOTH SALES AT PINCHER Photos on display FOR INFORMATION AND LISTINGS (Reuter) An ex- Community Auction Sales Assn. of photographs of 1 United -States air raids on "Operating Livestock Auctions Since Vietnam and pictures of ED U.S. attorney-general Res. Clark and actress Jane Fonda amid bombed-out build- went on display outside the PJNCHER CREEK, Vietnamese embassy in Friday. PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION Ideally located in the centre of a Targe cattle and Hog Raising Mdf HOG AND Da'rY FAT Sale EVERY WEDNESDAY Order 300 at 1 p.m. HIGHLIGHTED BY 50 Head Holileins Spa to 600 Feeding HOGS ASSEMBLED From B. G. Nolan, Picrure THRU FRIDAY For Information or JOE JURIS contact Butto Auction Marker Bulls, Alia. Plclure Auction miles north of Lelhb; cfge Highway Save-falcon campaign under way MONTREAL (CP) A cam- paign to protect the peregrine falcon from poisonous chem- icals and save tho breed from extinction has begun at McGill University's Macdonald Col- lege. The project is aimed at obtaining young birds in the wild, raising them in an aviary awl eventually restorini falcon populations to will areas. The quantities of poisonous chemicals in the wild should decline to tolerable levels over a period of time, Prof. Robert Lemon, co-ordinator of the Macdonald Raptor Reproduc- tive Research Centre, said in an interview. Raptors are birds of prey ant several species, including fal cons, eagles, and buzzards once common throughout Nortl America, arc threatened witl extinction. Prime reason for the decline scientists say, are pesticide which accumulate in the birds block absorption of calcium i egg shells and restrict repro- duction. The first year's operation of le five-year peregrine falcon program has been financed by private donations, Prof. Lemon said. Further financial support is expected from private and government sources. The last pair of falcons seen in the Montreal area nested on the ledges of the downtown Sun Life Building from 1936 to 1952. Falcons have a life span ol about 20 years. Speculation grows over labor role in U.S. presidential campaign U.S. grain deal falls through? DULUTH, Minn. (AP) Three Russian vessels expected in Great Lakes ports to pick up American grain have been di- verted to Canadian ports, says C. Thomas Burke, Duluth port director. The Russian ships had been expected to pick up grain at Chicago under the recent grain sale agreement between the Soviet Union and the U.S., Burke said. The port director said that what had been thought to be an agreement on the shipment of the grain apparently has fallen through. When the grain sale was an- nounced by President Nixon, it was reported that the agree- ment called for one-third of the grain to be shipped in Russian vessels, one-third in U.S. ves- sels and one-tliird in other for- eign vessels. U.S. maritime interests, how- ever, -have recently complained that no U.S. vessels have been booked for the grain shipments. By ROD CURRIE1 WASHINGTON (CP) In ic wake of the traditional La- o.- Day kickoff of the official J.S. presidential election cam- paign, the decidedly untradi- ional role of organized labor is -ause for growing speculation, vith Democratic party leaders till trying to figure out what vent wrong. Until this year, the AFL-CIO las consistently given its sup- port to the Democratic presi- dential candidate since it was 'orraed in the 1950s. But in July, George Meany, grui'f president of the labor organ- ization that includes 117 unions, announced a policy of neutral- ity, saying he personally would not vote for George McGovern or President Nixon and urging union members to concentrate their efforts on electing pro- labor congressmen. Meany's distaste for the left- leaning Senator McGovern is an old story, and predates the successful efforts of McGovem forces to weaken labor's in- fluence on the national con- vention in Miami Beach in July. Although Meany never claim- ed he could deliver the votes of the millions of trade union members within the AFL-CIO, still his taken-for-granted en- dorsement was a valuable as- set to a succession of Demo- cratic presidential candidates. GAINS LABOR VOTES Even more surprising than Meany's defection, in the view of many observers, is the find- ing of several polls that sug- gests Nixon could get maybe half the labor vote Nov. 7, com- pared with the 14 per cent he got in the 1968 election. Indeed, it has been suggested that Meany is not leading his men away from somewhat slav- ish support of the Democratic party, hut in fact Is following them. There is little doubt that events of the last decade have conspired to change the work- Ing man's view of government policies. For instance, McGovern's fluent, many union workers in- terpret such schemes as simply tunneling off their tax dollars for those who don't want to work. They also are skeptical of McGi.ern's pledge to cut billions from the defence bud- get, fearing such a policy also would eliminate thousands of jobs. Nixon has been quick to rec- ognize labor's changing alti- tudes and to seek to capitalize on them. A number of anti-la- bor legislative proposals that traditionally are part of the Re- publican party's platform were nolably absent this year. Nixon's theme has emphasized what he "workfare rather than and it has struck a responsible chord among many blue-collar work- ers disillusioned with the soar- ing costs of welfare. DON'T LOVE NIXON As the polls indicate, workers those even a gen- eration not totally preoccupied by job security, tha rights ol unions and the like. Enjoying a better stand- ard of living than ever before they tend to fall into the "middle America" classi- fication said to look askance a1 McGovem's liberal views on abortion, drug laws and even promises of expanded welfare, unemployment insurance and greater job opportunities the traditional Democratic appeals to the "underdog" often fall on deaf ears. Now better paid and growing increasingly af- Conrpeiisatioi act review hearings set EDMONTON (CP) The ss lect legislative committee n viewing the Alberta Workmen' Compensation Act will hoi public hearings in Calgary an Edmonton later this month. Committee chair man, Di Bert Hohol, manpower and k bor minister, said in a news re lease, the hearings would begi in Calgary Sept. 18, and cot elude in Edmonton Sept. 20-2 He said the hearings wou give those who submitted wri ten briefs an opportunity elaborate. Following the hea ings the committee would r view the act and submit re onirnendalions to the legisl ture. Rapeseed trade founder dies MOOSE JAW (CP) J. Gir- don Ross, Liberal member of parliament for Moose Jaw from 1925 to 1930 and again from 1935 to 1945, died here. He was 80. Mr. Ross was active on be- half of farmers during his terms of office and worked closely with the federal experi- mental farm in Ottawa. Through his efforts, the rape- seed industry was established in Western Canada. He was made an honorary member of Grain prices Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) Grain quotes Friday (basis Lake- High Low Close Flax Oct 320 314 31651 Nov 316'A Dec 310 3M'A 307 May 320 314H Rapeseed Vanciuver Sep 262 259V4 Nov 26U's 25714 Jan 261H 257% 26H4 Mar 26014 255 H 258 Vi Rapesetd Thunder Bay Oct Nov Dec May Oats Oct Dec al amnesty for military draft aders who fled to Canada d elsewhere. The new approach evident In bor's ranks, however, is not suggest that Meany and his lowers are exactly in love th Nixon. U.S. unemployment mains high, Inflation still is -etty much out of control and the wage and price tontrols which Nixon invoked are held in contempt by the unions. Still, the negative stance of Meany and some other power- ful labor leaders cannot help but cast a cloud over the Democratic party and give an unexpected lift to the Republi- can cnmp. Lowly Held peas Cinderella crop OTTAWA (CP) Scientists re making a place in Cana- ,an agriculture for the lowly eld pea, potential Cinderella rop of the 1970s, which could [versify the wheat-based econ- my as rapeseed did in the 960s. In recent reports, the Na- ronal Research Council men- ons field peas enthusiastically s an inexpensive nutritious ood that will "help to bring an ncl to the protein gap which xists in developing countries nd is being developing in the rave' countries." The council journal, Science Dimension, says field peas, re- duced Hcently to about a one- crop ;rown in Manitoba from a 13- million bushel crop in Ontario icfore the beginning of the cen- ury, have a number of advan- nges as cin crop, a supplementary pro- If you're Ms. can you be a chairman? OTTAWA (CP) If you're a Ms. can you be a chairman? Apparently not. Kathy Robinson of the Prime Minister's first-time voter committee sect out a news release Friday de- scribing herself as a "chairperson." She also referred to Ms. Robinson. 24814 24614 24214 245 245 242 245% 245% 242 250 Ul i the Agricultural Institute of Iy Canada in 19S7. He also was an honorary member of the rapeseed Asso- ciation of Canada. May 82 July Barley Oct IWk Dee May J263J Jly Rye Ort Dec May 81V, 122 122% 116 123 116 121% BIG STORE A single pair of chipmunks may have a peck of acorns and nuts stored up in their under- ground home before they begin their winter sleep. MONDAY at T p.m. SPECIAL FEEDER HOG and BABY CALF SALES WEDNESDAY 10 o.m. FAT FEEDER CATTLE SALES FRIDAY at 10 a.m. FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SALES 1 p.m. SPECIAL STOCK CAIF AND FEEDERS SLAUGHTER HOGS ASSEMBLED AND SOLD MONDAY THRU FRIDAY WE BUY FAT AND FEEDER LAMBS MONDAY THRU EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS EXCELLENT FACILITIES FOR FEEDING AND LOADING HOGS ED FRENCH DAN KLASSEN KEN MILLER, MACRATH LOU DEJAGER WHIT HENINCER 345.4353 758-6607 345-4489 328-7354 CONSIGN All YOUR LIVESTOCK TO FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY ALSERTA STOCKYARDS Phone 327-OIOl-Res. 328-3986 P.O. BOX S-S 1-1-7 IEIHBR1DGE 79'A 81% 81'A 122% 126ft 127'i 11534 118 123 324 lh "They are adaptable to cli- matic conditions on the Cana- dian Prairies and can be han- dled by existing farm machin- >ry. They can bo stored and shipped like grains, and be- cause of their low fat level ol about one per cent, rancidity or Keating problems should _be no more pronounced than in ce- reals." As well, the report says, peai contain no known toxic mate- rials and should need no proc essing other than grinding fo use in feeds. ;The characteristic flavor i not unpalatable to animals am on cooking becomes quite ac ccptable in certain foods, fo example, pea soup." TEST PROTEIN CONTENT Research is centered aroun plots of peas grown at th University of Saskatchewan i Saskatoon last summer. Scien lists with the Prairie rcgiona laboratory of the NRC now ar analysing the peas for protein content. Bread made from whc. lour, pea protein concenlrat and wheat glutten meets th 'edoral food and drug dlrectc rate definition of "an excellen source of dietary protein." The scientists also are teslin peas in such foods "as chips and mock duck. Othei are developing a "milk shake Bakers refused price boost WASHINGTON (AP) The United States cost of living council denied today a requesi by bakers for a price increase for bread. "There should be no rise In bread prices- at this the council said in an announce- ment. The American Bakers Asso- ciation asked for a general in- crease, in bread prices, con tending that recent sales o: wheat to the Soviet Union have resulted in higher flour costs. REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY AT A.M. (PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME) HOGS SELL AT Tl A.M. DONT BE CONTENT TO ACCEPT ONE OFFER AT HOME, CONSIGN YOUR LIVESTOCK TO US WHERE YOU ARE GUARANTEED TO HAVE THE AUCTION RING FULL OF BUYERS FOR YOUR CATTLE PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Lie. 293 GARY JENSEN which tho protein Is. supplied peas. To be commercially accept- Me, field peas need a protein mlent that can be used as a upplement to cereals In ani- al feeds and the right protein Jx to provide a good nutri- onal balance when used with ereals. As well, they need to have a ield that, when priced eom- stitively with other supple- lents, would still be attractive o growers. Although there is consider- ble work yet to be done, the esearch council says work has cached the point where "pre- minary feasibility studies" on rocessing and selling pea our, protein concentrate and tarch, can be done. Eggs, poultry prices issued EDMONTON (CP) Weekly >y the federal agriculture de- partment: Eggs To producers: A large 45; A medium 40; A small 22; B 22; C 6; Cracks 8. To retailers: A large 56-57; A medium 50-52; A small 32-35; B 37-39; cracks 24. (two cents extra in cartons) To consumers (in A large 63-45; A medium 58-59; A small 3943. Poultry To producers: Live No. 1 chicken broilers 22 6 and over, 26; 5 and under 6, 23. Fowl under 4, 4-6; turkey under 12, 12 to 18, !8; over 18, 2614. Live No. 2 cliicken Broil- ers, IP: 6 and over, 23; 5 and under 6, 20; turkey under 12, 12 to IB, 25; over 18, 2414. Beef futures WINNIPEG futures: Low Sep Nov Jan May bee! Close 34.50A 35.05B 35.05B 34.50B Thur. 34.50 35.00B 35.05B 34.50B Thursday's volume: Two con- tracts. THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET 300 TO 500 HOGS SELL TUES., at 1 p.m. AlSO DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP SPECIAL FOR TUES., SEPT. 12th 25 TOP QUALITY-3 WAY CROSS-BRED AND OPEN GILTS 150 LIGHT BEEF AND DAIRY TYPE CALVES weighing 150 to 400 Ibj. Market Hogs Shipped Daily YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 p.m. 500 HEAD 500 HIGHLIGHTED BY H. E. HORTON DISPERSAL 43 HEAD OF COWS AND YEARLINGS CHIANINA SALE WON., SEPT. 18th 1 P.M. 70 HALF BLOODS 400 COWS AND HEIFERS BRED CHIANINA PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. lixaled In lh> Hub of Southern Alberta's liveitoek InduitrY 3 ffltlct east of Lelhbridge on Highway 3 and mile loulh BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 ;