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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Ottawa Weekly LivestockReport OTTAWA (CP) - Cattle offerings at Canada's 10 public stockyards to Thursday this week totalled 3,500, an increase of about 1,500 over last week, but 2,000 fewer thar in corresponding week a year ago, the agriculture department reported. Exports of beef .cattle to the United States' last week were sharply lower at only 314 head. Supplies of cattle at public markets were slightly higher, and demand was improved, especially from mid-week to the close. Prices on all grades of steers were from 50 cents higher to 50 cents lower for the week, and heifers were -steady to 50 cents down. Cows and bulls were steady to $1 lower. Trading on all classes of feeder cattle and stock calves was uneven, both in price and demand. Veal and butcher calves were steady to sharply lower. Hog prices averaged lower for the week, and good lambs were steady to higher. Choice steers: Montreal 32.25 to 35; Toronto 33 to 34; Winnipeg 32 to 33; Saskatoon 30.75 to 32; Edmonton 30.50 to 31'.50; Calgary 31.25 to 28.75. Good heifers: Montreal 24.75 to 26.50; Toronto 30 to 31; Winnipeg 30 to 31; Saskatoon 28.25 to 29.50; Edmonton 29 to 30; Calgary 28.75 to 29.75. Good cows: Montreal 22.50 to 25:25; Toronto 23.50 to 24.50; Winnipeg 24.50 to 25.50; Saskatoon 23.50 to 24.75; Edmonton 22.50 to 23.50; Calgary 22.50 to 23.80. Good feeder steers: Toronto 34 to 38; Winnipeg 32 to 36; Saskatoon 30.25 to 36.50; Edmonton 30 to 37; Calgary 31 to 35.70. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 42.50 to 47-; Toronto 39.: to 50; Winnipeg ,45 to 48; Saskatoon 40 to 42; Edmonton 40 to 48. Good lambs: Toronto 34 to S7.50; Winnipeg, Saskatoon 27 to 29; Edmonton 28 to 29; Calgary 29.25. Basic hogs: Montreal 30.50 to 31.50; Toronto 32.10 to 33.20; TALK TO JUt about assuring cash, for a University Education for your Children. A Sun Life Policy can guarantee needed funds for your child's education) even if you die in the meantime. GORDON N. HOPKINS 515 7th St. S. Bus. 327-3452 Res. 327-1994 SUN LIFE OF CANADA Winnipeg 29.85 to 31.10; Saskatoon 28.75 to 29.50; Edmonton 28.45 to 29.30; Calgary. 29 to 29.60. - Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday 703 cattle; 90 calves; 1,703 hogs; and, no lambs. Butcher cattle prices closing steady to 25 cents or more higher. Replacement cattle and stock calves" weak to 1.00 lower. Cattle market active. Good and choice light butcher steers meeting very good demand, prices strong to 25 higher. Steers over 1,200 lbs. are being discounted 50 or more per hundredweight. Goo'd butcher' heifers selling steady, no strictly choice kinds on offer. All classes of cows 25 or more higher compared with last week's low close, with heifery kinds to 25. Bulls steady*;to strong. Medium and"good stacker and' feeder cattle meeting only fair demand, prices weak to around 1.00 lower. Stock steer and heifer calves also 1.00 lower. Exports to date this week one load bulls, 1,122 butcher hogs. SLAUGHTERS' Steers, choice, 31.50 to 32.20; good 31 to 31.50; medium, 28.50 to 30; heifers, good, 29.50 to 30, medium 28 to 29, Cows, good, 23.25 to 24; medium, 22 to 23; oaimers and cutters 19 to 22. Bulls, good, 26.50 to 28. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers 30.50 to 32.50, medium 28 to 30. Good light stock steers 34 to 36.80; good feeder heifers 30 to 35; good stock steer calves 38 to 41; good stock heifer calves 34.50 to 36. HOGS, LAMBS -Butcher hogs sold this week 29.05 to 30.10 base price. There were 1,122 hogs bought for export, price converted to 23.35 to 24.20 liveweight. Weamer and feeder hogs sold to 1.00 higher. Weaners 16.50 to 22. Light feeders under 100 lbs. 25 to 28. Heayv feeders over 100 lbs. .29 to 39 aH prices per bead. Light feeders under 100 lbs. 36" to 41 per' hundredweight. Heavy feeders over 100 lbs. 24 to 28 per hundredwedghtr H, H. Smith Ltd.] Customs Broker , EDMONTON I 42-9796 � KING8GATE 7 l04-424-?458 V� V  CALGARV ' 263-SOSOj LETHBRIOGel " 3284141 coins Phone 344-3822 THE ST0CKMANS MARKET Join the many farmers and ranchers who market their cattle in our modern facilities. HOG SALES EVERY TUESDAY 1:00 P.M. WEANER AND FEEDER HOGS BROOD SOWS-BOARS BABY CALVES-DAIRY COWS, ETC. Special - To Sell Following Hog Sale 70 YOUNG HOLSTElN CALVES 40 BABY CALVES AND 30 BIGGER CALVES From One Owner. -- PLUS ... 15 HOLSTElN HEIFERS - Springing and Fresh - from on* owner REGULAR CATTLE SALES EVERY THURS.-1 P.M. Stacker - Feeder � and Fat tattle ANNUAL SPRING HORSE SALE Fri. and Sat. May 22 and 23 AH Breeds - Registered and grade horses. FARM SALES! BOOK YOUR FARM SALE DATE NOWI 7 Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Located |n the hub of Southern Alberta's livestock Industry - 3 miles east of Lethbridge on Highway 3 and a V* mile south. PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE Livestock Report 'Get With It' And Sell Milk Perlich Livestock There were 1,035 head of livestock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Ltd. Receipts included 652 cattle and 383 hogs. The market was steady to weaker in spots. Medium quality feeders and cows were trading lower. All other classes of cattle met a good demand from local feeders and order buyers. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice, none on offer. Heifers, good to 'Choice kinds, 29 to 30; cows good 23 to 24; mediu m 20 to 22.50; camners and cutters 17 to 20. REPLACEMENTS Heavy fe eder steers 800 to 1,000 lbs: 32 to 34.10; light steers 600 to 750 lbs. 33 to 39, depending on condition and quality. Holstein steers 650 to 800 lbs. 32!50 to 35. Good feeder heifers 575 to 800 lbs. 30 to 36; plain quality 27 to 30. . Stock cows with calves at side 310 to.,370. Plain to medium-quality bred cows and heifers 260 to 300. Feeder cows: 19 to 23.50. light stock steer calves 40 to 46, some sales higher. Light stock heifer calves 36 to 42, some sales higher. HOGS, DAIRY Weaner hogs 18 to 20.75; light weaners 14 ot 17.50; light feed-ers'under 100 lbs. 24.50 to 29.25; feeders 130 to 170 lbs. 34.50 to 38.75. Bred gilts and sows 70 to 120 depending on size and quality. Breeding boars, 50 to 100. Baby calves, 62 to 82. Taber Livestock TABER - On offer at the Prairie Livestock Ltd. sale this week were 634 head of livestock consisting of 501 cattle and 133 hogs. Trade was steady with all classes being just a little weaker. Stock cows and bred heifers down $5 to $10 per head. Advertising Credit Rates Approved TORONTO (CP) - The Canadian Daily Newspaper Publishers Association has approved a new credit rating system for' advertising agencies, The system, approved at the association's annual meeting, establishes three levels of ratings for the guidance of mem-, ber newspapers. ' Previously, agencies were rated on a national'or regional Butcher cows steady. Bulls down $2. Yearling feeder steers-down $2; heifers down $1. Steer and heifer calves down $2. Baby calves steady. Wea ne r bogs down $2 with other classes holding steady. Stock cows and bred heifers $250 to $360; good butcher cows 23.50 to 26.60; fair to medium 21.25 to 23.25. Bulls 20.50 to 26.80. Good yearling feeder steers 33.75 to 35; fair to medium 31.50 to. 33.50; good yeariifcg feeder heifers 32 to 34.10; fair to medium 30.50 to 31.75. Good steer calves 41.50 to 45.50; fair to medium 38.50 to 41.25. ' Good heifer calves 36.50 to 38.25; fair to medium 34.50 to 36.25. Baby calves $64 to $95. Weaner hogs $17.50 to $22; light feeder hogs $24 to 29; beavy feeder hogs $30 to $47., Bond Prices Supplied by Uoherty Roadhouse and McCuaig Bros. GOVERNMENT O* CANADA BONDS Bid Asked 6 % April 1 '71 98.85 99.60 4y4% Sep. 1 '72 95.00 96.00 5%% Oct 1 '75 92.00 93.00 8 % Jly 1 '78 102.25 103.25 4V2% Sep 1 '83 73.50 74.50 Perp. 3 % Sep. IS 39.75 45.25 GOVERNMENT Of CANADA GUARANTEED BONDS Can. Not. Rtwy. Bid Asked 5 % May 15 '77 82.75 85.25 5%% Jan. 1 '85 78.75 81.25 PROVINCIAL Ont. 7 % '88 , 82.75 85.25 Omit. Hyd 9 % '85 104.00 105.50 N.B. 9%% '90 103.25 104.25 Nfld. 8 % '74 95.25 97.25 N.S. 6%% '92 74.75 76.25 Quebec 7%% '74 94.75 96.25 Alberta 8%% '90 103.00 103.50 Man Hyd 9 % '90 103.25 104.75 Sask 7%% '88 63.75 86.25 Nfld. .  9W7� '90 101.25 102.75 AGT 8 % '74 98.75 100.25 Main. Tel 8 % '74 98.75 100.25 CALGARY (CP) - Alberta dairy processors have been told by a, University of Alberta professor to "get with it or face a further economic decline in their industry." Dr. Michael Stiles, a food scientist, was addressing a recent meeting of dairymen from Truckers Win Hike EDMONTON (CP) - About 850 western Canadian employees of Canadian Freight-ways Ltd., Loiselle Transport Ltd. and Miller and Brown Truck Lines, will receive an 18.7;per-cent pay increase. The agreement Friday between the employees, members Ot the. Teamsters Union, and the trucking firms ends five months of negotiations that at one stage involved a nine-day strike in British Columbia. The two-year contract retroactive to Jan. 1, 1970, also provides for increased health and welfare benefits and double time for all overtime after 10 hours. The contract covers employees in Alberta, B.C. and The Yukon. Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat. He said the dairy industry has allowed itself to be soured by damaging publicity despite the fact they have a product that provides people with an excellent source of protein, minerals and essential vitamins. The processors were told they were careless with product quality and appearance and were told to "get with it" and go out and tell the story of milk. Beef Futures WINNIPEG (CP) - Trading was moderately active on the Winnipeg live beef futures market Friday with prices 10 points above the previous close. Some bids were received in May contracts but there were no offers. Open High Low Close. Thur. May 31.66B 31.57N Jly 30.60 30.60 . 30.50A Sep 29.70N 29.70A Nov 29.80A 29.80N INDUSTRIAL The new listings are: -A listing, corresponding to the previous financial requirements for national listing. -B, listing, a category in which'the agency is required to have a current working capital equal to at least two months' newspaper billings/ -C listing, where the agency, unable to qualify financially for B listing, pays cash with insertion orders. The CDNPA emphasized that the ratings are only for guidance of its' members. As previously, member papers have the option of granting or not granting agency commissions and'cash discount, and of determining the rates charged or advertising on their pages. Abitibi Alta Gas Alumin. Bank N.S. Bell Tel BA Oil. Cdn Brew Cdn. Chin CPR Cdn W.N Cons, Gas Dombar T. Eaton GM Acc Husky Oil Imp Oil Iy.A.C. I.A.C. Labatt Loblaw MacMil-B Norcent Norwest Shell Oil TorDom TorDom Tr. Can Traders F Union Gas Westcoast Weston Wi% '87 6%% '81' Wi% '73 7 % '87 8 % "77 Sya% '77 5 % '83 7 % '80 5 % '83 5%% '83 5%% '82 6%% '87 7%% '87 7 % '86 6%% '87 7%% '88 7%% '86 & '84 SVi% '87 5%% '81 5%% '78 6%% '88 5%% '88 5%% '77 6 % '87 7 % '87 5.85% '87 7%% '87 594% *81 5%% '88 6%% '87 78.75 80.25 86.75 82.75 95;75 78.75 67.75 83.75 69.75 68.75 72.75 74.75 83.50 76.75 73;75 83.75 81.25 76.75 69.75 73.75 77.75 73.75 67.25 80.75 72.75 81.75 68.75 81.25 73.25 67.75 75.75 81.25 82.75 89.25 86.25 98.25 81.25 71.25 86.25 72.25 .71.25 75.25 77.25 86.00 79.25 86.25 80.25 76.25 70.25 75.25 84.25 7V25 76.25 70.25 78.25 CONVERTIBLES Cons Gas 5%%,'82 72.75 75.25 Dyn Ex 7 % '82 99.75 105.25 Scurry 7V4% '88 96.75 99.25 Tr Cn P 5 % '89 81.75 84.25 Westcoast 5%% '88 80.75 83.25 FOR RENT SPACE-IDEAL FOR REPAIR SHOPS OR SIMILAR BUSINESS One,?t S75.00 P�r month; One at S150.00 per month ' For Full Particulars Contact- PAHUUE CONSTRUCTION LTD. Phone 327-6747, IF You are conditioned by and dedicated to mediocrity DONT answer thii ad. BUT - IF 1. You already have much on the ball but feel a desire to do better. 2. You would like to turn your dreams Into realities, your desires into solid achievement. 3. You would like to be recognized and respected for genuine contribution to human betterment. 4. You feel your present position offers little of self fulfilment and personal growth. 5. You have a need for more money and the material things money will buy. THEN You and I have a great deal to offer each other. This exciting ground floor opportunity may be of particular interest to teachers, university ittudents, Insurance, mutual funds,' or real estate sales people - but not restricted to those classifications. Inquiries welcomed from area enclosed by Crowsnest Pass, Nanfon, Brooks, Medicine Hat, Foremost, Milk River, Cardston) including - the City of Lethbridge. Inquiries Incur no obligation and all are confidential. Please give personal data. Your age is not a barrier. Reply to Box 81, The Lethbridge Herald Dispute Simmers Over Airport Taxi Monopoly CALGARY (CP) - A House of Commons committee on transportation and communications was told there is a simmering dispute between city taxi companies over a monopoly by United Cabs Ltd. for passenger pickups at McCall International Airport. Witnesses for Bell Cabs and Killarney Taxi Co. said the franchise granted1 by the Department of Transport for $24,000 a year gives United an advantage in negotiating contracts with hotels. Potato Prices WINNIPEG (CP) - The Maritime potato futures market was inactive Friday in steady prices. Open High Low Close Thur. May 3.75 3.75 3.72A Nov 2.35N 2.35N Mar 2.65A2.66N BIG APPETITE A bat can devour as many as 2,000 gnats in. a �single night. .Saturday, April 18, 1970 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 23 Soccer Results BRITISH INTERNATIONAL Northern Ireland 0 Scotland 1 Wales 1 England 1 ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Chelsea 2 Liverpool 1 Leeds 1 Man City 3 Division II Leicester 2 Queen's PR 1 Norwich 1 Watford 1 Oxford 2 Blackpool 0 Division III Bournemouth 1 Mansfield 0 Rochdale 0 Fulham 1 Shrewsbury 3 Plymouth 0 Division IV Brentford 2 Colchester 0 Grimsby 0 Northampton 1 Lincoln 3 Hartlepools 0 Peterborough 0 Chester 0 Port Vale 1 Notts C 1 Wrexham' 1 Oldham 1 SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I Ayr U 2 Partick 1 Clyde 1 Airdrieonians 2 Dundee U 4 Raith 2 Dunfermline 1 Hibernian 2 Hearts 1 Dundee 3 , Motherwell 0 Aberdeen 2 Rangers 0 Morton 2 St. Johnstone 1 Kilmarnock 1 St. Mirren 2 Celtic 3' * Division II Albion 2 Arbroath 2 Berwick 0 Clydebank 2 Brechin 3 Hamilton 0 Dumbarton 0 Montrose 2 East Fire 4 Stenhousemuir 2 Falkirk 2 Cowdenbeath 0 Forfar 2 Stranraer 3 Queen of S 3 Queen's Pk 0 Stirling 1 E Stirling 2 Unemployment Insurance Act Changed OTTAWA (CP) - The Commons gave routine first reading Friday to a bill to amend the Unemployment Insurance Act. The bill's sponsor, Max Salts-man (NDP-Waterloo), said it is designed to encourage unemployed persons to seek retraining and stall get unemployment insurance benefits. The bill would also change the act to allow the unemployed to receive unemployment insurance benefits while temporarily attending school during layoffs, he said. Markets Plunge In Week TORONTO (CP) - Prices on the C a n a d i'a n bond market closed lower in active trading Friday. The government introduced its Canada refund issue Monday, totalling $575,000,000. The first issue of $375,000,000 is being used to redeem another previous issue of bonds due to mature May 1. The 7-per-cent issue has two maturing dates, Feb. 1,1973 and April 1, 1975. The government also introduced another $200,000,000 in ex-change for part of the $1,267,000,000 issues of 1958, due to mature Sept. 1,1975. Northern Electric Co. Ltd. introduced a new issue totalling $40,000,000 Tuesday. The 9% per cent, April 30, 1990 issue is now selling at par to-yield 9% per cent. Day-to-day money ranged Hog Prices EDMONTON (CP) - Closing prices Friday provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board: Edmonton: Quoted 29.25 to 29.55. Average 29.39. Red Deer: Quoted .29.25 to 29.85. Average 29.66. Calgary: Quoted. 29.35 to 29.85. Average 29.55. Lethbridge: Quoted 29.75 to 29.85. Average 29.78. Uoydimiinster: Quoted 28.90 to 28.90. Average 28.90. Grande Prairie: No market. Total hog sales, 2,450, average 29.51. Total sows 28, average, 23.55. WANTED IMMEDIATELY! LONG ESTABLISHED DEALERSHIP IN CITY OF LETHBRIDGE Requires EXPERIENCED MOBILE HOME SALESMAN Income and expense allowances open to negotiation. REPLY IN CONFIDENCE TO BOX 73, HERALD PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. SALE EVERY MONDAY AT 1:00 p.m. Let Us Take the Worry Out of Your Livestock Sales . .. our contacts with professional .order buyers, plus your early consignment, means top prices for youl SPRING BULL SALE SATURDAY, APRIL 25th - 12 NOON �Sponsored by: Tabor and District Boof Broods Association PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. (FORMERLY HANDLEY-JENSEN LIVESTOCK LTD.) PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: Sales Manager JOHNNY CHARLTON GARY JENSEN He, 293 from six to seven per cent, clos- bills traded Friday at 6.61 and ing Friday at 6 per cent. 6.41 per cent, respectively, the Three- and six-month treasury lowest rate of the week. HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR Applications are invited for the position of Administrator of this 61-bed, combined active treatment, and auxiliary hospital, located In sunny Southern Alberta, near Waterton and Glacier Parks. This busy institution will provide many challenging experiences. Duties include responsibilities to the Board of Trustees for the day-today operation. Final accounting procedures, and personnel management functions. Applicants should be experienced and have a recognized certificate in hospital administration. Apply not later than April 22, 1970, giving a complete resume and indicate anticipatod salary toll. C. WILLIAMS, Administrator Cardston Municipal Hospital PO. Box 310, Cardston, Alberta Plan To Attend These Sales TUESDAY, APRIL 21st at 11 a.m. 750 - HEAD - 750 Highlighted by . . . 75 HEAVY FEEDER STEERS from Cliff Schoffer, Creston, B.C. 50 YEARLINGS from A. Rosicky, Wardner, B.C. MONDAY, APRIL 27th at 1 p.m. 86 REGISTERED BULLS AND FEMALES (Some calves at foot) H. TeBultey, Creston, Polled Hereford Dispersion 10 mature cows; 12-2 and 3-year-old heifers; 14- 1970 calves; I herd sire Granite Boulder 9th; 3-2-yBar-old and 1-3-year-old bulls; 2-yearling bulls. McLaughlin Bros. - Pincher Creek 7-2 year old horned Hereford bulls by Bar Pipe Silver Standard 28U, Derm Standard 1121). Louis Balog - Milk River 7-Homed Hereford cows, with calves, service sires; Real Silver 15x and Beau Donald Domino 21U. Kenneth McDowall - Pincher Creek 8-2-year-old horned Hereford bulls by Bar R Vern Wef-more 9; 1-horned Hereford cow and calf. Robert Hulit - Coutts 3-2-year-old bulls; 7-yearling bulls; Horned Herefords by Bar Pipe Vern Standard 8U. George Pearson - Pincher Creek 4-2-year-old Aberdeen Angus bulls by Bluebird lad 4W. THURSDAY, APRIL 30th at 11 a.m. WILBUR H. HUFF, Pincher Station FARM AUCTION SALE FRIDAY, MAY 1st at LADDIE BORT ESTATE, Cowley, Alberta AUCTION SALE SATURDAY, MAY 2nd - 1 p.m. MRS. A. E. DeMAN, Fort Macleod FARM AUCTION SALE WEDNESDAY, MAY 20th - 1 p.m. BAR 15 SIMMENTAL 70 - HEAD - 70 ALL.SALES CONDUCTED BY FORT MACLEOD I UlfDf H1fHT AUCTION MARKETwS IlUIlLilSIIIll! Ar r#� eeosseoAoe of panada INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGEMENT FORI M1CU0D � AIBU'IA "iHfiAOfi r.D BOX EM Plionr ','J'l 3H5 1 AUCTIONEERS Kenneth E. Hurlburt David K. McNab Lie. No. 274 Lie. No. 676 ;