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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Sclurdoy, 1972 LfTHMIOOE HERALD Supermarkets hit by ranchers Mighty market softens By THE CANADIAN PRESS Major Canadian stock mar- kets failed to rouse investors confidence this week as prices in almost all sectors dropped lower. Analysts attribute the declin- ing prices to general unrest and predicted that it will be several weeks befotre any sizable come- TORONTO (CP) Both pro- ducer and consumer are victi- mized by the pricing policies of supermarkets, Charlie Gracey, Toronto manager of the Cana- dian Cattlemen's Association, said Friday. He said the price of bee! should have been going down for at least a month, on the basis of declines in the price paid to the farmer. "Instead, it has been going up steadily since the middle of he said in an interview. Three .years ago, his associ- ation launched a monitoring system, "primarily to under- stand what is happening lo our product." Weekly reports on beef pric- ing at major supermarket chains in the Toronto area show that T-bone and porter- house steaks which sold for in the last week of May coal in the same chains last week. But at the end of May the su- permarkets were paying a back is seen. Some were more pessimistic, saying that tbe downhill pattern could last until tbe end of the year. Almost all observers agreed that the coming elections in both Canada and the United States were major contributors to the uncertainty. The Toronto industrial index, Light-duty trucks recalled DETROIT (AP) More than owners of 1972-model Dodge 1 i g h t-duty trucks equipped with automatic trans- missions are having their ve- hicles recalled, Chrysler Corp, officials announced Friday. Officials said the nut and bolt holding the brake pedal shaft in place may be too tight and could cause a brake failure. They said they discovered the potential malfunction during rouline testing and added no accidents have been caused by it. hundredweight tor a side of beef they could buy last week for CONSUMER DOESN'T WIN Instead of passing the saving along to the consumer, the chains have Increased retail prices about four'per cent ac- cording to the association's fig- res. In a letter to food chalnsj Mr. Gracey called for a review of their pricing practices. "We are forced to the con- clusion that your pricing policy people are prepared to victimize both consumers and producers by seizing higher margins dur- ing a period of declining farm gate the letter said. Spokesmen for the retail gro- cery chains did not question Mr. Gracey's figures hut said they were taken out of context. F. C. Kennedy, president of A and P, said there was no evi- dence to support the claim that producers are hurt by current retail prices. "Our beef busi- ness has never been he said, Keith P-adden, vice-president, merchandising, for Loblaw Grocetrias Ltd., said that last May supermarket margins on beef "were so modest they were written in red ink." A Dominion Stores spokes- man said that at current prices "we probably lose money on meats." And a spokesman for Miracle Food Mart said: "As far we we're concerned, Mr. Gracey's Bond prices Supplied by Doherty McCualg Limited GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS Wi% Sept. 1, '72 Matured Oct. 1, '75 97-00 96.00 8 July 1, '78 104.00 105.00 vSept. 1, '83 79.00 80.00 Perp. 3 Sept. 15 40.00 42.00 Acklands TA% '88 100.00 Scur Rain Wt% '88 86.00 91.00 Tr Cdn P 5 WC Tr C WC Tr '75 100.00 101.00 '75 102.50 193.50 '92 76.00 78.00 654% April 1, July 1, Sept. 1, PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF CANADA GUARANTEED BONDS 7 '90 103.00 105.00 '88 90.00 92.00 106.00 108.00 '89 111.00 114.00 '88 100.00 '91 126.00 129.00 Woman charged in stabbing Alberta Ontario Ont Hyd 9 New Br '90 108.00 Nfld 8 N. S. 6Vi% Quebec Alberta Man Hyd 8 Sask Nfld AGT 8 Man Tel 8 By Germ Fawcelle BCfORE CCHUMBUS? 492, AS "DISCOVERY" RATE OF TH E HEN WORLD. HAS BEEN CHAU.EM6EPASAJSI BY A SHIPWRECK FOUND CENTLYIN-mEBAHAMAftCIS- CCWEREDINSHAUOW WATER AMATEUR ARCHAEOIO' 6IST, ITWAS FILLED WITH CLAY JARS MEDITERRANEAN ORI61N... 74 101.00 103.00 '92 84.00 86.00 '74 100.00 102.00 '90 104.00 106.00 '91 96.00 98.00 '90 103.00 105.00 '90 107.00 109.00 '74 101.00 103.00 '74 101.00 103.00 FORT MACKAY let Boucher, 19, was charged with non capital murder Fri- day in the stabbing death of a 31-year-oldt man in this northi eni Alberta community. Jimmy Roland of Fort Mac- kay died about 6 a.m. Friday when he was stabbed in the chest. considered a major indicator of market trends, fell .54 Friday to close the week at 210.28, down 3.19 on fte week. It was the lowest close for the indus- trial index since Aug. 3. At New York, the Dow Jones industrial average of 30 key blue-chip Issues closed at 947.32, down 13.92 for the week. TRADING LIGHT Trading activity at Toronto was light to moderate through. out the week with a total vol- ume of 9.39 million shares changing hands, compared with 7.90 million the previous week. Western oil issues also took aiwther beating during the week, closing at 249.20, down 4.97 on the week. The base metal Index, whic' dropped .95 points the previous week, fell another to close Friday at 93.18. Friday's de- cline of 1.02 was the sharpes drop since June 20. Gold issues suffered sever osses on the week, particularl n Friday when the London irice of gold dropped sharply There vyas speculation the Rus- ians were flooding the mark with gold bullion to pay for im Kvrted wheat. Tiie Toronto gold index close INDUSTRIALS Alta G T 9tt% '90 105.00 108.00 Alcan B C For statement is unfounded. CITES WESTERN PRICES Western Canadian farmers this week were getting 32 cents a pound for choice slaughter steers on the Calgary livestock market. At the same time, housewives in Toronto were paying about a pound for beef from similar cattle. But a publication by the Ca- nadian Cattlemen's Association says a typical steer will yield a saleable carcass weighing about 570 pounds. Thus, a packing house which purchased a steer for would realize about from sale of the carcass at the prevailing wholesale price of about a hundreweight. "The packers make ost of their money fromsale of the hides and processing of the of- said Mr. Gracey. The retailer purchases the carcass for and sells it in various forms from prices ranging from 70 cents a pound for hamburger to ?1.40 for T- bone steaks. On that basis, a supermarket paying 8L cents a pound for sa- leable meat would sell it at an average of a markup of 20 per cent. B.C. Tel Bell Tel Bell Tel CP Ltd CP Sec Cdn Util OWNG Gulf Oil Inter P P 9Vs% '91 105.00 106.00 '92 108.00 109.00 '90 104.00 106.00 '79 104.00 106.00 '93 107.00 109.00 '89 105.00 9% '90 105.00 107.00 '91 105.00 108.00 '90 106.00 109.00 '90 102.00 105.00 '90 105.00 108.00 Friday at 196.88, the IOWK close since Aug. 16. There a closs of 9.30 points during 11- week, including Friday's of 5.35 points. South weeklies take top honors Southern Alberta weekly i ewspapers garnered most of he honors Friday at the an- ual Alberta Weekly Newspa- pers Association convention in algary. In the over circulation ategory, The Taber Times scored a clean sweep by being amed the best all-round news- aper and taking awards for he best front page and ed torial page. In the under circulation category, The Vulcan Advo- cate the award for the best rent page and was second in he all-round competition. iward and the best front page, while The Nanton News was amed the best all-round paper in the under circulation class, was also the front page winner and third in the ed torial page judging. The Coleman Journal placet second in the front page judg ing. F o r newspapers with culation of under cir- The Long hair ruling NEW YOHK (AP) The city iiuman rights commission ruled Wednesday that if a 'company permits its women employees to wear their hair long, it must allow male employees the same right. The commission ordered a bakery to pay Griffin in wages lost since ha was fired last year and to offer him his job hack with full se- niority rights. Restore Red site MOSCOW (Reuter) Resto- ration work is nearing com pletion on Moscow's Old Eng lish Court, built in 1556 on th orders of Ivan the Terrible for a group of shipwrecked Englis adventurers. The buildings near tbe Kremlin, are a unique example at 16th-century Rus- sian arihitecture and will used as a museum and headquarters for the Soviet In slitule aid. of Archeology, Pravd Impaired Massey '80 105.00 107.00 Noranda 9V4% '90 105.00 TntI Nickel '90 106.00 108.00 N and C G '91 106.00 108.00 St of Cdn 9V4% '90 106.00 108.00 Tr Cdn P '90 106.00 109.00 Tr Cdn P 10% '90 108.00 111.00 QUASH COP QUOTA PHILADELPHIA (AP) The U.S. Circuit Court of An- I peals has reversed a lower-1 court order directing the Phila- delphia police department to hire one black for every two whites employed. The 2-1 quota was set by U.S. District Judge John Fullam last May 28 in re- sponse to a suit filed by 12 blacks wlw had been rejected for jobs with the police depart- ment. H. J. KELLAM LTD. of CALGARY are pleased to announce that MR. BILL ROER1CK of LETHBR1DGE i> now our sales representative for CANON, SCM MARCHANT AND ADDO-X IN THE LETHBR1DGE AREA Call Mr. Roerick at 328-7658 for all your needs in office equipment for Addo-x Electronic Adding Machine Calculator for free demonltration. IF YOU US! AN ADDO-X YOU SHOULD SEE THIS NEW ADOO-X. fined LUNDAR, Man. (CP> A man who was clocked 10 miles an hour on a iropelled lawnmower had Iriver's licence suspended for iix months when he appeared Ms week in Lundar rate's Court. Oscar Christensen, 50, alia was fined when he pleaded guilty to a charge opera- ting a self-propelled veHcto while drunk. RCMP said they spotted Christensen weaving down the main street of this north central. Manitoba community at 10 miles an hour on his riding lawnmower, after having cut swaths across his lawns. A breath-analysis test showed ChristetBen had an alcohol level in his blood of .27, more than three times the level allowed while operating a vehicle. CANADIAN PARAPLEGIC ASSOCIATION CALCARY REGION WANTED REHABILITATION COUNSELLOR to work under supervision of Director, along with another Counsellor. Applicant must have two years related with physically handicapped people. SALARYi Applicant: Pleose send Resume lo: Box Number 49, Herald CONVERTIBLES Alta G T 744% '90 148.00 151.00 Cons Gas Dynasty 7 ft '89 95.00 97.00 '82 100.00 105.00 RIVIERA MOTOR HOTEL Welcomes you to Edmonton To help make your more would like to introduce you to all our facilities. MORE PEOPIE STAY AT THE RIVIERA- BECAUSE THE RIVIERA OFFERS YOU MOREI Write or Telephone J1TCERA "MOTOR HOTEL 5359 CALGARY TRAIL 43-43-43-1 Appointment EDMONTON (CP) Stan Hampton, 49, was approved by city council today as chief com- missioner at a salary. Mr. Hampton, whose appoint- ment as the city's chief admini- strator is effective immediately, has been utilities commissioner since 1967. Ho succeeds Dr. Peter Bar- gen, who chose not to have his five-year contract extended. City council, in a special ses- Bion, unanimousSy approved Mr. Hampton on the recommen- dation of its special legislative committee. H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker C0IW RELIANCE AGENCIES 822 3rd. So. 327-1116 -MuTtTpla lining Service -Exclusive AgenU for BOYCHUCK Conduction ltd. Service IN ADDITION now announce the EXPANSION of our APPRAISAL DE- Canacliaii control advocated GUELPH, Ont. (CP) The leader of the Communist party of Canada said Tuesday the government should encourage the expansion of secondary manufacturing industries to process the country 's natural resources and create jobs for Canadians. William Kaslitan, speaking to 18 people at the opening of the Norman Bethune Centre, said the three greatest needs in Can- ada are Canadian control of the economy through public own- ership, national unity and em- ployment and adquate income for all Canadians. He said jobs for Canadians will not come from selling natu- ral resources to the United Stales. The S3-year-old communist leader said the main issue in the Oct. 30 federal election campaign will be the need for increased Canadian control of the economy. He said it is regrettable that the Canadian government de- cided to recognize Norman Bethune as a "man of impor- tance" at tho same time as try- ing to open new trade avenues the Peoples Republic of China. KNEW BETHUNE The Bethune centre in Guelph is also a bookstore and head- quarters for the Guelph chapter of the Communist party. Mr. Kashtan, who said he knew Bethune in Canada and Spain, said the doctor was among the pioneers who raised the idea of government respon- sibility for medical care. "It is accepted now, but was a revolutionary idea then thai medical care was a right, not a privilege of the he said. 1 Ablutions 7 Violinist 12 Gay----- 17 Thoughtful attention, for short 20 Ester 21 Trie sun: 22 Savor 23 Mafaywi 24 Author ot "Sea Around Us" 26 Areas in danger of pollution 28 Kett of ihe comics 29 Late actor peter----- 30 Ungodly: Fr. 32 Qualm, as of comuenco 33 Roman coin 34 Wood measure! 35 Maxim 36 Sphere of opeiation By Lucile H. Bowers ECOLOGICALLY SPEAKING ACROSS 63 Batracks 64 Sources of pollution 69 Orated 71 Takes on 72 Grampuses 73 Wo rid War H fnttials 76 Military nuclei 7 7 See 22-A 78 N.Y. Island 80 Accessory for Arcaro 81 AHUcted with chills 82 Strength 83 Siiuailons 84 Panther VIP 85 Sediment 86 Areas of trouble Trom 64-A 37 Back of a book 88 Flouriih 89 Worm 90 Habits 91 Scotch eontractioA 92 Fleeced PARTMENY for Value -For Appraisal Informalion Norm Bullied Ken Branch Jerry Zexulka Goint and Best 1 -And 1----- red, red 2 Winged 3 A Sunk Icrvce 5 Lille season 6 Reasons for SRO signs 7 Dish fragments 8 AFaska and Hawaii once: ahhr. 9 Is there K> Ebro, e.fl. 37 Homer's reward; 38 again 33 Piano component 4O Warm s over 43 Frozen 44 Stop: Sp. 45 Gypsy 48-----eye view (Vow down) 49 ancestor 50 Metallic 51 Take for a 52 Networks 53 Change of 54 55 Delights in 56 Slips 57 Ancient Asians 58 Provisions allowance 59 Son of Jacob 60 Direct ton 61 Former German Duchy 62 That'i point 93 Napt DOWN fl Favorable 23 Small glaji quality for botlfe 103-A 25 Bulb's: 12 Custard relativas eppla 27-----off 13Thin as 31 TV 14 Suif sound 34 Bivalves 15 Uncle in 35 Amsterdam 36 Gull 16 April IS relatives to conserva- 3? tvonists family T7 English river 18 Fraternal 79 Boxsr 39 Velvet 40 Peep shov; 94 Iniciibed 95 Prepares oneself Jor action 96 Rank reducer 99-----against time 100 Flogs 101 Inlat 104 Arthurian paradise 105 tnccnsed 106 Sometimes ii uneasy 107 Bustle about 108 Questionable cleansing agents 110 Pollution contributors 113 Son of 2eus 114 Colorado resort 115 Past: arch. 116 R. Hood'i John 117 Orchestra sect. 118 Fur piece 119 Scents 120 Sycophant's words 41 42 Atomic plant df (charges 43 Littler or Sarazen 44 Oirly placJ 45 Pollution areas 46 Greek Theater Intervening] in law 49 Interprets 50 Head ornament B1 A F-toniagua 63 Annoyed Diagramless 19 x 19, by Janet C. Fiory ACROSS TOO MANY DRINK, DRIVE WASHINGTON (Renter) Almost half of the road deaths in the United States last year were due at least in part to alcohol, a government re- port said. The report on road and vehicle safety was sent to Congress by President Nixon, who expressed serious growing concern over the high death rate on U.S. roads. 1 Claik Gabla or Nat Cole B-----anclboaid 8 Colchis cnchantiess 9 Locale for an earrfng 10 Potpourri T 1 Thomas, for one 14 Rimmed 15 Hope for it 16 Raw mineral 17 Recline 18 Glohfls 19 Campus, oF sliape 20 Challenged, childishly 23 Mite 24 Mongrels 25 Red Nick 77 Annex 28 Support Tor the throne 29 Steep slope orIMands 34 Diadem 36 Out of ths norm 37 Strange 38 Oriental- like flu? 39 LincoTn War Secretary 41 Flo'ur mfli pollution WtinUy 46 Baiter pole decoration 48 Order to KeHy! 49-----one's back causfl mot ing 50 In ferment 53 Crooked 54 Cretan ptak 55 French mothers 57 Makes tha world go round 58 Cultivator 59 "Tippecanos too" 54 leeward side of glacier 55 Careens 57 Contirvei 58 Glacier deposit 59 Impudent tl Repaired shoes 62 One mite as fliei 61 mutual 62 thundem Robert M Aurora 65 Fixed 66 Dwelling place 68 Amaze 71 do mini 72 Lubricated 73 Conducted 74 Unadorned (like art 63 Minds 65 See 37-D 66 How 67 General's 68 Recipient 69 Clamber up 70SflnatB employeei 74 Elucidate 75 t-SO to jomc DOWN 1 Mixed-up fish dish 2 Loaf 3 Lack 4 Cheerful 5 Contcjt 6 Recede 7 Diversions 8 In between 9 Bereavement 10 Rummy maneuver 11 Obligation 12 Epochi 77 Certam teams 78 "Sock-ft-lo me" girl 79 Bones 80 Waxes: Sp. 82 Less lifcelf lo f aH 83 Story in Paris 84Moutli 13 Not a cent 15 Radiantly "18 Unconscious 19 D Cii si 21 Printers' measures 22 Dogmatic principles 24 Don't upset the 26 For want of wnich the shoe was lost 27 Excrete 86 Cough drops 87 Referring to aiea of euthoiity 88 Tvpa of V3f n 30 Engine 91 Old oath 92" you werrt away" 28 Lair 30 Siamese measure 31 Eminent 33 the bomo 35 Down Under 36 Borgc etal 40 Oat genus 41 Hospital pro: abbr, 43 Bind 44 Home of the great eheesa 45 Adjust again dfi AnM lang 94 Food fish 95 Measures 96 Baby words 97 Turn ins kie out 93 Roman parent 99 Russian corrective tOO Heron 101 Dwarfs A7 Small bird 49 Jacob'ison 51 Attempt 52 Discolored W'th age 53 Behan's prep schooJ 56 Assigned lourrwment rank 57 Home of culture Regaid wfih care burden 105 Preposition 106 Pairs 107 Suet and hrd 109 Paris direction 111 Self U2Trygva 60 Virg 61 Pifncess' bana 62 Father of Stoicism 66 Part of I.M.F. 66 Diva's 67-----.book and candle 69-----for tha money 70 Mate swan CRYPTOGRAMS iBQHn Eonnn naaaiann BBBDI lOHBEl nClBBH QDQDIIIDg DDDHI BOB aranian i _____ i uQai PnlOdElEl dQBGO QHBEl BBHHI nflnn anna anna oraaso non Rinnn nnnnn cinn nnnnn nnnnnrani SOLUTIONS Of I-AST WEEK'S I. Q Y D K L Q HTUX WPM K D tf t. EAT BEEF-INZIRT.Z BOLT DQQQB QDB QQH unpu ana QQBEIB QL3Q DDQQ RYE SEVOPK ----By Henry Gelmnrt T R A U N T UNSET ----By Archibald V. McUes NSORS CLl SAROA CUNGI CRTN DTSI VSE TBG OLBYSTARS CSE. N'1 n If. last Week's Cryptograms 1. Amalcur gem collect pitched out Vmdow with go 2 chewed erisp choice chopped cMIcd cheese cWp. I' Farmer .Press's nice dulcet tone, came from long-mr, manner. H. F.bled Mobile 'tis Alatami'imod art form. S. LHIIe turtle bugs big tigeij. <8 1972 by ChicagoTnbunfrN World Rights Reserved ;