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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 TH1 IETHBR1DGI HEUAID Saturday, April 15, 1975 Livestock market report OTTAWA (Cl'l Receipts of cattle nt public stockyards this week totalled 2o.'209 head, lip licail from last below the correspond- ing MWk in 1071. Eastern mnrkel deliveries 10.2119 head, while wesl- crn deliveries totalled 14.950. Exports of c.itlle lo the I'niled Stales Iclallcd Hi head 6T. for slaughter and Ihroo for feeders. Prices for choice suvrs and ucn' ur .rum. Good heifers: Montreal to Toronto to 3-1.50: Win- nipeg X 50 lo 33.50; Saskatoon 32.25 lo 33: Edmonton to 33.50; Calgary 33.75 lo 3-1.50. Good eous: Montreal 2ii lo Toronto lo 27.50: Tiiiieg to Saskatoon lo 23: Kdmonton 2G lo 27; Calgary 27 to 28.50. Good feeder steers: Toronto 33 to -12: Winnipeg 35 to -10; Saskatoon 3350 to 41: Edmon- ton M to Calvary 31 to and choice veal Montreal 50 to 56; Toronto 4( lo -15 to 55; Sask- atoon 45 lo J7.M: Edmonton to 56. Cowl lambs: Montreal 30; Toronto 35 to 3H: Kdmonlon 30. tirade A hogs: Toronto 32115 U> 3325: Winnipeg 29.-15 tn 31.65: Saskaloon 2B.45 to 30: Edmonton '.'7.35 to 27 80; Cal- gary 27.3.1 to 2705. Tciber Livestock TAHKK On offev this at Prairie Livi'slock Lid. s.ile UITO head of live- stock consisting of SIS callle, 478 hoiis and 3 hordes classes continued steady. Cow.s steaily. Only a feu bulls were offered and these held steady. Feeder steers and heifers steady. Calves also steady. steady feeders were a litlle I stronger. Good cows LJ7 to 23.111; hcifcry kinds to 29.30; fair lo medium 25.75 to 36.90. Bulls 21) to 2J1.25. Good yearling feeder steers over 700 Ibs. 37.75 to 33.75; fail- to medium 35 to 37.50; good yearling feeder heifers 33 lo 31.'25; fair lo medium 32 lo REGULAR CATTLE SALE MONDAYS HEAD WAICH FOR THE LISTING NEXT WEEK FOR THE ARNOLD TILLEMAN ESTATE FARM AUCTION HAYS, AlBERTA Thursday, April 27tli al 11 a.m. COMING SAT., MAY 13th 3rd ANNUAL SPRING HORSE SALE REGISTERED HORSES SELL AT 7 P.M. GRADES TO FOLLOW PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auclioneer: Salei Manager JOHNNY CHARLTON iic 293 GARY JENSEN Gowl steer calves 43. 50 to 4G.75; fair lo medium 39 to 43; good lii'ifcr calves 37 to 38.50; fair to medium 34.50 lo 3G.73. liutclier hogs last week 28.20; v.c.incr hogs 14 to IB; light feeders 20 to 27; heavy feeders 2a lo so. Porllch Livestock There were liend ot livestock solrl this fit Per- licli Bros. Auction Market Lid. Receipts included 1049 cnttlo and hogs. The cattle mar- ket stcndy on most good quality rattle. Plainer kinds and over fat cattle were mcet- buyer resistance find tratl- lower. Price quotations were as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE Choice steers 35 to 35.50; choice hcilers S3.50 to 34.10; Rood rows 24 lo 20; hcif- [crittcf to 23; medium cows 22 to 24; canners and cut- ters 10 to 21. Bologna bulls 25.50 to 27.70. FKKDER I'ATTl.K Liphl stock steer calves 44 to 47.25; fleshy slecr calves under 550 Ibs. 39 lo 44; feeder steers 550 to 800 His. 35 to 43; short keep steers 35 to 46.70; good quality hei- fer calves 3G lo 40; medium quality nnd heavier heifers 30 lo 35; feeder heifers 29 to 34.00; feeder cows 21 to 2-160: cow-calf pairs 2W lo 377; bred cows 250 to 330. DIARY CATTLE, LIGHT CALVES Market hogs 27.45 to 27.65; sows 20.35; wenners 11.75 to 18.25; feeders under 100 Ibs. 21.25 to 24.75; feeders over lOfl Ibs. 27.50 to 37; bred sows and gilts lo (15; baby calves 52 to W; light beef type calves 110 to 157.50. Lethbridga livestock (Supplied by Canada Department ot Agriculture) Sales Monday to Friday 5-11 coltle; 80 calves; hogs; 3 lambs. Butcher c a 1.11 e prices vvcro unevenly steady to 50 cents lower In spots. Iteplaccmcal cattle steady to strong. Tradu active. Good and choice butcher CAPTURED TANK Soulh Vietnamese soldiers and civilians look over a Soviet-made T-54 lank captured from the Norlh Vietnamese near Dong Ha. The tank was put on display at Quang Tri, and later driven soulh lo Hue. '.s Column By 1 DOYLE NEW YORK CAP) Things a columnist might never know if lie didn't open his mail: It isn't so easy to get away from it all. Only one out of Grai COMING SALES FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET Tues., April 18th at 10.30 a.m. 700 TO 800 HEAD ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE INCLUDING: 100 Yearlings from A. B. Johnson, and Bill Glenn Ranch, Pinchor Creek Friday, April 21st at 1p.m. 12TH ANNUAL SPRING BULL SALE SHOW AT 10 .A.M. 121 HEAD 121 7 HORNED SHORTHORN 5 POLLED SHORTHORN 46 HORNED HEREFORD 17 POLLED HEREFORD 42 ABERDEEN ANGUS 4 CHAROLAIS Friday, April 28th at 1 p.m. 2nd ANNUAL SPRING EXOTIC FEMALE and BULL SALE Simnicnial Limousin Maine Anjou Drown Swisi 212-HEAD-212 FEMALES Limousin 6- 2 year old Moods Vlrrrl 85 y c n r I i n g i r'j bloodi o p n f i S fm mental 6 1 year alcJs bloodi brcri 70 I? blonds 'IS BULLS Highlighted by 3 Simmenlol WEDNESDAY, MAY 3rd J. D. 'JOE' ANDERSON FARM SALE COMPLETE LISTING NEXT WEEK prices Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) Hedges weighted heavily on the rape- seed market Friday, holding prices on the Winnipeg Grain Exchange one lo four cents he- low previos close levels. Trad- ing was light. Other commodites also had a quiet routine trade with prices moving fraclionally on both sides of Ihe market. Overseas clearances of Cana- dian wheat Friday included bushels to "the United Kingdom and to Ihe U.S.S.R. Volume of trade Friday in- cluded hushels of flax, of rye and of rapeseed. Grain quotes Fnday (basis High Low Close Klax May 290 Jly 233'.i 285 286'i Oct ZWKi 23-Hi Mov Napcsced Vancouver Jim 275H Scp Nov 266W Jan 2H Paving oosls not discussed says Dube OTTAWA (CP) Talks with Ihe United Slates government last year on paving the Alaska Highway did not reach Ihe stage of deciding on a splil of costs, Public Works Minister Jean- Eudes Dube said. Mr. Dube told the Commons that public works officials at- tended two meetings with U.S. authorities lo discuss improve- ments lo the Alaska Highway which passes Ihrough Alberta, B.C., and the Yukon Territory on its way to Alaska. U.S. officials wanled to kno how heavily the highway is used and "drew their own conclusion that they would not participate in a joint venture at this he said. Erik Nielsen suggested the talks broke clown over sharing of costs, but Mr Dubo said negotiations did no go that far. 208 265 Uapcscnd Thunder Bay 258 205 2GHi nine suicide attempts In the United stales is successful. Members of Ihe Asmat, a re- mote tribe in New Guinea, stil practise Ihe art of headhunting and keep Ihe skulls ot Iheir cne mics as trophies. The m o v e skulls an Asmat has, Lhe great er is his prestige. He also use he skulls a pillows, n custom vhich is believed to ward o' :he spirits of the victims, Thanks Lo an increasing pub lie consciousness, litter-bug are being forced to pay fo their sins. A recent surve showed that 76 per cent of pie arrested for lillering wer subsequently conviclcd. Pass Ihe aqua: Who are th thirstiesl drinkers on earth Well, if you're speaking of wa er drinkers, the road workers i Lhe French Sahara probabl are. They are issued a rallon o two gallons of water per ma cacli clay. Body bends: The syslem limbering up exercises whic the Chinese call Tai Chi ha some exotic names lo clcscrib the postures: "Lefl JI a n Grasping Sparrow's Tail, "Twin Peaks Piercing Ears, "Golden Pheasant Standing c One ami "As closin Door." It was Oscar Wilde who sai "Niagara Falls is simply a va unnecessary amount of wat going the wrong way and Lhe falling over uunccessa rocks." steers meeting reasonably good demand, prices 25 lower tho week. Medium grades 60 to 1.00 lower. Good butcher heifers eady, no choice kinds on of- r. Good cows 50 more lower, icdium cows and canners and utters steady to sliong. Medium and good stocker ml feeder cattle and stock alves meeting very good de- land from local buyers ul rm rates. LAUGHTERS Steers, choice, 31.75 lo ood 33.50 lo 31.50; medium, 31 o 32.50. Heifers, good, 32.50 lo 32.75; medium, 30 to 32. Cows, good, 20.50 lo 27.50; medium, 2G to 27; canners and utters 13 to 25.50. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers iver 850 Ibs., 31 lo 36.30. Good light stock steers GOO to '50 Ibs., 3G lo 38.85. Good feeder heifers 32 to 34.75. Good Ifolstein feeiler steers 650 lo 800 Ibs., 31 to 33.60. stock steer calves -11 lo Good slock heifer calves SI lo 37. HOC.S. 1.M1IIS Dutchcr hogs sold Ihis vcck at Ihe Lcllibridgc yards 27.45 lo 28.05 base price. Weaner and feeder liogs sold 1.00 to 2.00 per head higher. Wcancrs 8.50 lo 17.50. Lighl feeders under 100 Ibs., 17 to 23.25. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 23.50 to 3C.75 all prices per head. Lighl feeders under ion Ibs. sold from 23 to 28.50 per hun- dredweight. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 20 to 23.75 per hundredweight. Boars 666 to 85 per head 'Crunk' plioiie pair crtinky abonl, dial job BRIEfiCnEST, S n s k. (CP) Aflcr 40 years of working Die local telephone switchboard, Mr. ftnd Mrs. Alex Doan nre somewhat cranky about the Introduc- tion of dial service. The dial phone which re- placed the "crank" phone in Iheir home didn't work. They were forced to use a pay telephone in a booth in front o! the new mobile ex- change unit standing bcsido llieir home the old tele- phone office. EXPERIENCED PARTSMAN REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY Full company benefits, steady cmploymcnl; good work- Ing conditions. Apply In person or by Idler to Parts Depl. Manager Beny Chevrolet Oldsmobile GM Pa ill Distributor 1 Avo. nnd 8th Street S., LeDibridgn Forest products finn lo buy U.S. company VANCOUVER (CP) Mac- Millan Bloedel Ltd., Canada's largest forest products com- pany, announced today it plans :o purchase the packaging pro- duels opealions of Ihe Flinlkole Company of White Plains, N.Y. MacMillan Bloedel chairman J. V. Clyne said (he purchase will be for cash, "in excess of 530 million." lie said the transaction Is Bubject to the approval of di- rectors of both companies and Is expected to be completed within three months. The FlintkoLe packing oper- ations consist of 10 plants, with a tolnl of employees, MacMillan Bloedel's major operations are in IBrilish Co- lumbia, but it has manufactur- ing operations in other parts o[ Canada, in the U.S. and in Bri- tain. May 277 Jly 2M Oct 2G2 Nov Oals May Jly Oct Ilnrlcv May i Jly I09 Ocf iin Kyi- May Jly Oct 27-Pi 275'i 259 I 2M BS'i 70 109'; 100' i no 103 io2'.'i Oil, lease sales ncl