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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta S THE LETHBRIDGE KERAID Snturdoy, April 28, 1973 Canada shows interest in charter plan WASHINGTON CCP> Cana- d i a n diplomats expressed "keen1 interest Thursday in Henry Kissingers proposals for a new Atlantic charter and said they expect the White House to provide an opportunity for an exchange of views with Canada on the proposal. Kissinger, foreign-policy ad- viser to President Nixon, pro- posed in a major speech Tues- day that the Atlantic allies, joined by Japan, work toward-a new set of principles to guide i their relations in the thorny' monetary and trade negotia- tions ahead. Canadian officials here said the Kissinger proposals were probably deliber- ately so. "I assume the Americans knew exactly what they were doing, and that they plan in ar- ranging for consultations about details with their one Canadian official said. He noted that West German Chancellor Willy Brandt and French President Georges Pom- pidou both are due to visit the United States shortly and said he assumed Canada and other allies will be given an early op- portunity at a high level for similar discussions with U.S. of- ficials. Asked whether Prime Minis- ter was likely to join the procession of foreign lead- ers coming to Washington, the official said there is "nothing In store'' on that point so far. THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET 300 TO 500 HOGS SELL TUES., at 1 p.m. ALSO -DAIRY COWS -BABY CALVES -SHEEP SPECIAL FOR TUESDAY, MAY 2nd 10 BABY CALVES Market Hogs Shipped Daily YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE AND CALVES Thursday 1 p.m. 1000-HEAD-1000 SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS REPLACEMENT HEIFER SALE WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 700 1000 HEAD REPLACEMENT HEIFERS from Southern Alberta ______ ronehers including: CHAROLAIS HEREFORD ANGUS CROSSBREDS SPECIAL 25-2-YEAR OLD CHAROLAIS BULLS and good quality Bulls ready for service SOUTHERN ALBERTA'S ANNUAL SPRING HORSE SALE Friday and Saturday May 4th and 5th Fri. at p.m. and 7 p.m. Sat. at 10 a.m. Registered and Grade Horset LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION LAST CALL BULL SALE WED., MAY 16 100 BULLS Including: 55 CHAROLAIS Two year old and yearlings. Ti to Purebreds including 28 large yearlings from the Midland Test Station Billings, Montana. 20 SIMMENTAL Limousin and Brown Swiss yearling and 2 year olds 15 ANGUS AND HfREFORDS TOP QUALITY RANCHER BULLS FOR PUREBRED AND COMMERCIAL BREEDERS HEREFORD ANGUS CHAROIAIS SHORTHORNS LISTINGS ClOSE APRIL 3Cth GIGANTIC CONSIGNMENT EQUIPMENT AUCTION SAT., JUNE 9th LISTINGS NOW BEING ACCEPTED PLAN NOW TO ATTEND THIS SPECIAL SALE! WEDNESDAY, MAY 23rd, 1 P.M. CAN-AM CHfANINA SALE AT THE AUCTION MARKET LIST YOUR FARM SAltS EARIY AND BE ASSURED OF A GOOD SAIE DATE. PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. tod in Hub of Southern Alberto's Industry 3 m.Iei COM of on H'ghwcy 3 end mils BOX 1057, LETHBR1DGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 Moving on Peter Shuley decided to move his AquaCat business and his home to Brantford, Ont, when labor and rail costs in British Columbia continued to cut down on profits. Mr. Shuley, a native of B.C., said he had never considered moving until he discovered the manufacture and distribution of the car-top catamaran couid be dene for less elsewhere. _______________t_________________________________________ Grain price review Winnipeg grain "WINNIPEG (CP) Rape- seed rallied slightly near the close and posted fractional gains in the nearbys Friday on the Winnipeg Commodity Ex- change. With considerable inter- rconth spreading evident, flax was to 11% lower, with the new crop wiping out pre- vious gains. Rye was an active trader, particularly near the close and lower levels. It closed 1% to lower. Oats and barley were fairly steady throughout the session. Thursday's volume of trading was bushels of raos- seed. of F.ax and 000 of rye. Thunder Bay export wheat prices were all cent hteher. Grain quotes Friday (basis May 527 512 520 Jly 426 515 Oct 514 504 504 Nov 496y4 495% Rapeseed Vancouver Jun 400 389% 399'i Sep 403 339', i 398 Nov 3843'4 392% Jan 390% 382% 389% Rapeseed Thunder Bay Flax High Low Close May 383V4 370% Jly 384'i 371 Oct 37334 Nov I Oats May 115 Jly Il47s Oct 110'i 1093i Dec Barley May 153 1577S Jly 1547s 1537s Oct 154% 1537s Dec Rye May 150% 151% Jly 157 154 Oct 159% 158 Dec 3SO% "7335 364-4 109% 108% IS? 1547s 154 152% REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY AT A.M. Don't be content to one offer it home, cons'gn yeur livestock to us, where you ore gooronteed to ro.e tha Auction Ring full of Buyers to bid on your product. BULLS FOR SALE 1 CHIANINA BREEDING BULL 1 SEMINTAL BULL sired by PETUNIA and the Grand Sire B1SMARK 3 WELSH BLACK BULLS All from owner ALSO 2 X SEMINTAL BULLS from one owner tired by Harold end Grand Sire is IOINER 2 REGISTERED ANGUS BULLS 12 CHAROIAIS BULLS AND PUREBRED AH from one owner- 4th ANNUAL HORSE SALE SATURDAY, MAY 12th at 7 p.m. SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER IJNE UP YOUR FARM SALES NOW WHILE DATES ARE AVAILABLE PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PKONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OX NIGHT Audipneer- JOHNNY CHAHITON Monegsr 293 GARY JENSEN Coal sale to steel group near TORONTO (CP) Mclntyre Porcupine Mines Ltd. of To- ronto expects ''very shortly" to announce a coal saie to a group of steel companies in the east- ern United States, says R. B. Fultoo, president. He told the annual meeting here that agreement on a quoted price has been reached in the negotiations while ship- ment quantities have not yet been established. The U.S. sale price is higher than the price recently nego- tiated under a new contract with a consortium of Japanese steel mills for the Alberta coal shipped from the West Coast. Earlier this month Mclntyre signed a new two- year sales contract with its Japanese customers for coal its Smoky River, Alta., mine. Livestock market report Macleod Livestork FORT MACLEOD There were head cattle and calves on offer by Fort Mac- leod Auction Market last week. Insufficient receipts of fed steers and heiferj, sold to es- tablish a market. Cows remain- ed steady with a good demand for top quality ranch stocker i steers and heifers. Good cows 34 to 35; medium 31 to 23. Good green two year old steers (8S5 to 940 pounds) 46.70 ,10 48.20; good black and black face yearling steers (616 to 749 pounds) 48.20 to 50.60; Charoiais X 53.50. j Good warmed up feeder steers (775 to 950 pounds) 45 to 47; good light green steers (400 I to 500 pounds) 52 to 56: good jbdfers (450 to 600 pounds) 44 to 46; with Char replacement omli'.y 50 to 52. At Highway 52 Feeders: i Choice steers 43.10 to 43.60 Htfslein steers 39.50 to 40.50; choice heifers 41.20 to 41.30; medium to good cows 33.10 to 34.40. Ottawa Livestock OTTAWA (CP) Receipts of cattle and calves at Canada's 10 public stock yards increased by nearly 700 this week witli about head offered. T h c agriculture department reported today that the Monday to Thursday in- crease reflected the last week's holiday. A-l and A-2 steers in the west were steady to 25 cents higher while a good demand. Eastern prices were 50 cenis lower under a narrow demand. A-l and A-2 heifer prices in the west were steady to 50 cents higher and eastern prices held steady. B 1 and B-2 cow prices were steady to 50 cents higher in the west as supplies were light. Eastern prices held steady. Vealer calves were in all markets except Winnipeg where supplies were light, and prices advanced under ac- tive trading. RECTIPTS UP Receipts of feeder cattle and calves increased over with about head offered. Feeder over 750 pounds and steer calves 401 to 575 pounds traded at steady prices at all markets. Winnipeg again was the exception with prices higher for steers of 750 pounds. Feeder heifers over 550 pounds snd heifer calves' 401 to 550 p o u n s also traded at sieidy prices. The volume of good lambs was light with trading mostly conducted for the heavy sup- plies of spring lambs on offer. Hog prices were steady to lower with prices down in the west and eastern prices i showing a decline or 35 cents. i A-l and A-2 steers, live: To- ironto 44 to 45.50: Winnipeg 42.50 to 43.50; Saskatoon jto 42.75: Edmonton 42 to 43; Calgary 42.75 to 40.70. I A-l and A-2 heifers: Toronto 42 "0 to 43.50; Winnipeg 40.50 to '41.50; Saskatoon 39 to 40.50: Ecl- 'mcnton 40 to 41; Calgary 40.75 to 41.90. A-l and A-2 cows: Toronto 34 to 35: Winnipeg 36 to 37; Sas- i katoon 34 to 36; Edmonton 32 to 34.50; Calgary 33 to 34.5u. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 62 to 68; Toronto 47 i to 63; Winnipeg 60 to 70; Ed- _ i monton 50 to 58. j i Feeder steers over 750: To-, ronto 40 to 45: Winnipeg 40 to 45; Saskatoon 38.75 tc 44.TD Ed- imonlon 38 to 45; Calgary 40 to 45. Feeder steer calves 401 to 475: Toronto 47 to 55; Winnipeg 40 to 52; Saskatoon 40 to 50.50; I Edmonton 45 to 57; Calgary 46 to 56. Feeder heifer cows over 550: Toronto 36 to 40: Winnipeg 38 to 41; Saskatoon 32.50 to 43.50: Edmonton 33 to 45; Calgary 37 to 44.50. heifer calves 401 to 530: Toron'o 40 to 4S: Winnipeg" 42 to 45; Saskatoon 3-T25 to 44.50; Edmonton 39 to 47; Cal- gary 42 to 49.50. Good lambs: Edmonton 35 to 36- Index 100 hogs: Montreal 43.50 to 47; Toronto 46.60 to 47.90; Winnipeg 42.75 to 44.25: Sa-katocn to Edmon- ton 41 !K) to 43.03; Calg'TV 41.115 to 43.50. Perltch Livestock There were head of live- stock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Re- ceipts included 1.259 cattle and 991 hogs. Cattle market met a good demand from local feed- ers and order buyers. Prices 50 cents to higher. Price quotations as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE Al and A2 steers 42.50 to 43.60; Al and A2 on offer; Dl and D2 cows 33.00 to 35 50; D4 cows 28.00 to 32.50; Bologna bulls 36.00 to 38.00. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Steer calves, 250 to 400 Ibs., 52.00 to GO.OO; 400 to 500 IDS., 50.00 to 55.00; over 500 Ibs., 48.00 to plain quality steer calves, all weights, 44.00 to 47.00; feeder steers, under 800 Ibs., 4600 to 43.70; over 800 Ibs., 43.00 to 44.70; Holstein and shortkeep steers 40.00 to 44 00; heifer calves, 250 to 400 Ibs., 4-100 to 52.00; heifer calves, 400 to 500 Ibs., 39.00 to 45.50; heif- er calves, over 500 Ibs., 38.00 to 44 00; plain quality hsiCer calves 35.00 to 40.00; feeder heifers 3900 to 43.00; feeder 27.00 to 33.00; medium quality stock cows and heifers ;50.00 to 400.00; p'ain qualify stock cows and heifers 300.00 to 50.00. HOGS AM) DAIRY CATTLE Market hogs, dressed weight, 41.85 to 43.75; good weaners 22.00 to 23.00; light weaners 15.00 to 21.00; feeders, over 100 Ibs., 33.00 to 38.00: feeders, over 100 Ibs 38 00 to 54.25: bred sows and gil's 1 to 170.00; baby calves 80.00 to 135.00; light i calves 150.00 to 185.00; good ctoiry cow-s 400.00 to 450.00. Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday: 73 cattle; 549 calves; hogs; 3 lambs. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Heifers: Al and A2 39 to 40.40. Cows: Dl and D2 34 to 35. D3 31 to 33. D4 28 to 30. Bulls good to 37. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good feeder steers over 750 Ibs. 40 to 45. Good feeder steers under 750 Ibs. 42 to 48. Good feeder heifers 38 to Good stock steer calves 48 to 52.50. Good stock heifer calves 43 to 47.75. HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge Yards 42.70 to 43.75 base price. Weaners sold 3 to 4.50 higher. Light feeders under 100 Ibs soM 3 to 4 higher. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. sold 4 to 6 higher. Weaners 20.25 to 30. feeders under 100 Ibs 2925 to 37.50. Heavy feeders 300 to 130 Ibs 39.50 to 43. Heavy feeders over 130 Ibs 49 to 60 all prices per head. Light feed- ers under 100 Ibs sold from 40 to 60 per hundredweight. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs sold from 30 to 39.50 per hundredweight. Bred sows and gilts 70 to 92.50 per bead. Boars 70 to 142.50 per head. Good lambs 35.50. Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) Live beef futures close Friday. May 142.60B; Jly 42.85N; Sen 41.70B; Nov 40.60N. Thursday's volume: Eight contracts. SOD UNDERGROUND WATER SERVICES SODDING LANDSCAPING UNDERGROUND SPRINKLING For more information contact ROSS NIELSEN LfcTHERIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 328-0924 WANTED NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Industrial Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck Loads Carloads Truck Scales Magnet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap Is Our Business" Egg prices EDMONTON (CP) Weekly ecg and poultry report issued by the federal agriculture de- partmer.t. Eggs: To producers: A large 53; A medium 50: A small 33; B 33; C 20; cracks 18. To retailers: A large 65: A i medium 62: A small 45. To consumers Cn cartons 1: A large 70 to 73; A medium M> 69: A small 51 Jo 55. Poultry: Live No. chiciiai Broilers, 27 fi and over 5 ard un- der F n w I Under 4, 4 lo 7 Under 32, 33; 32 to 171. 32'2: over IS, tt No 2 Ureter 32, 30; 12 lo IP. 20's: over 13 31. PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally located in the centra of a FEEDER CALF AND FAT CATTLE WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 500 HEAD 500 50 Holstein Steers 600 to 700 Ibs. One owner 100 Yearling Steers and Heifers-----One owner large callla Feeding and Hog Raising -'euntry Services Available Trucking Branding Vaccinating Order Buying Government Veterinary Feeding Pens HOG and DAIRY CATTLE SALE every Saturday at 1 p.m. SPECIAL 15 BABY CALVES MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY TrttU FRIDAY For Information and conWt JIM Of JOE JURIS Phens 73? Pictur. Bwtt. Auction market located 16 miies north of lelhbric'ga Highway 25 FIRST FAIR Xo, s ?-oiia 1h" first ajrrJ- ciiltijral fair tr. Xorth America, at Windsor m MacLEAN LIVESTOCK LTD. means Sound Order Buying Servkel DUE TO: 'HfJKIft- 1. Direct buying ef fresh rancher yearlings and calves 2. large weekly shipments of feeder cattle from: fa) CENTRAL AND NORTHERN AlEERTA (b) SASKATCHEWAN