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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 IETHBRIDGE HEUALD Saturday, Auguil 7, 1971 Ottawa weekly livestock report OTTAWA (CP) Cattle of- ferings at Canada's 10 public Elockyanls this week totalled about head, down from the previous week and fewer than in the corres- ponding week a year ago. Exports o( beet cattle to the United States lasl week rose to 407 head and consisted of 302 going for immediate slaughter and 105 for further feeding, the federal agriculture department sairt in its weekly livestock re- port. Reduced cattle deliveries al public markels resulted in an Lethbrldge Livestock A total o( 345 cattle: 10 calves; hogs and no lambs were sold in the four-day period this week, Monday being a holi- day. Butcher cattle prices were steady to 25 cents lower in spots. Replacement cattle generally steady. Trade moderately ac- tive. Good and choice butcher steers met reasonably good de- mand, prices 25 cents or more iuffer. Medium grades steady. Good and choice butcher heir- prices steady. All classes of cows selling at steady rates. The light receipts ot good to medium stocker and feeder cat- tle meeting good demand irora local buyers at steady rates. SLAUGHTERS Steers: choice 31-32; good 30- 31 25- medium, 27-29. Heifers: choice. 27-27.60; good 26-27: medium Z5-26. Cows: good 21.50-23; medium 20-21; earners and cutters, 17- 20. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers over 823 IDS., 30-32.40; medium 28-30. Good light stock steers 550- 650 ibs.. 34-36. God feeder heifers HOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this wec'-t FOB Lethbridge 21.25-22.15 base price. There were 450 hogs sold for export, price converted to 16.75-17.10 liveweight. Macleod Livestock FORT MACLEOD On offer 697 cattle. The market was steady on classes with an increased de- mand on slaughter cows and good quality grass yearlings. A total of 378 slaughters were sold. Choice steers, 31.60-32; good steers, 31 31.40; choice trailers, 27.30-27.BO; good heifers, 26-27; choice cows. 23-23 50: heifery cows, to 24.50; good cows, 21.75- 22.75, medium cows, 20-21.50; canners and cutters. 18-20.25; shelly canners down lo 15: good bulls 25.50-26.10; medium bulls, 24.25-24.60; butcher bulls 27.75-23.60. A total of 317 stockers and feeders were sold. Good short keep steers, 31- 32.20; grass two's, 3290; year- ling stocker steers 34-36.30; light stocker steers, 38.25; good feeder heifers, 26-28; stocker heifers, 29-30.60. Improved demand for all classes and grades throughout the week. Price fluctuations on slaughter cattle were few and most sales were on a steady basis. (Irod quality slaughter steers varied from 50 cents higher to 25 cents down. Heifers were mainly unchanged. Cows were mainly steady to an odd 50 cents lower. Feeder cattle and stock calves were steady for the week. Veal calves varied from stronger to lower. The hog market was generally steady lo slightly lower and good lambs varied from higher to as much as S3 down. Choice steers: Montreal 33 50- 33.75, Toronto 34-35; Winnipeg ,12.50-33.50; Saskatoon 31-32; Ed- monton 31.25-32; Calgary 31.75- 32.-10. Good heifers: Montreal 25- 26.50; Toronto 29-30; Winnipeg 27.50-28.50; Saskatoon 2627; Ed- monton 26-27; Calgary 26.75- 27.50. Good cows: Montreal 22.75- 21.25; Toronto 22.50-23.50; Win- nipeg 22.50-23.50; Saskatoon 21- 21.75; Edmonton 21-21.50; Cal- gary 22-.75. Good feeder steers: Toronto 33-37; Winnipeg 31-37; Saska- toon 30-34; Edmonton 31-36; Calgary 31-32.50. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 42.5tM5.50: Toronto 34-42; Winnipeg 42-18. Good lambs: Montreal 30-35; Toronto 33-37; Winnipeg 26.50- 2B.50; Saskatoon 26.30; Edmon- ton 25-26; Calgary 25. Grade A hogs: Toronto 25.30- 25 45- Winnipeg 23.20-24.20; Sas- katoon 22.25-22.85; Edmonton 2130-2240; Cagary 21.05-22.50. Perlich Livestock There were head of live- stock sold this week at. Perlich Bros, Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 285 cattle and 751 hogs. The cattle market on feeder cattle was active with a strong demand for good feeder steers. Butcher cattle prices 25 cents to 50 cents lower. Good to low choice steers sold 30.50 to 31; good slaughter heifers 27 to 27.30; good cows 21 to 22.10; medium cows 20 to 21. Good bologona bulls sold 25.50 to 2680; light bulls 24 to 27. Light yearling steers under 700 Ibs. sold 33 to 3450; feed steers over 700 Ibs. 32 to 33; holstein and medium quality feeder steers 29 to 31.50. Good feeder heifers 28 lo 29.60; plain quality heifers 26 to 27.50. Light cull and heifer calves 120 to 135. Baby calves 65 to 85. Cow call pairs 265 to 280. Market hogs sold this week 21.40 to 22.70. The weaner and feeder hog market was lower on all classes. Weaners 6 50 to 8; light wean- ers 4 to 6: light feeders under 100 Ibs., 10 to 14.25; feeders over 100 Ibs.. 15 U> 23.25. Bred gills and sows 34 to 47. Dairy cows 210 to 215. Kincflana, I I'lereaitli d-ta. INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON 507A 7lh STREET SOUTH C_ DEATHS THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS From Leading Hog Producer! Tuesday 1 p.m. WEANERS-FEEDIRS-SOWS-BOARS DAIRY COWS-BABY CAIVES-SHEEP Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE L Thursday p.m. PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. located In The Hub OF Southern Alberta's livestock Industry 3 Milos Eail Ol tothbridqe On Highway 3 And V. Mill South BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 378-3951 DIETRICH Passed away in the city on Friday, August 6, 1971, following a brief ill- ness, Mr. Albert Dietrich, at the age of 69 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Diet- rich of 329 15 Street North. The late Mr. Dietrich was born in Libushean, Bohemia, in 1901 and came to Canada at the age of 12. He lived in Blairmore and later made his home in Lethbridge, where he married Miss Elizabeth Park, March 23, 1925. He was a wrestler lor many years and was employed as a coal miner and later work- ed for the City ol Leihbridge. He was an active musician in Lethbridge and district for more than 50 years and will be well remembered for his mu- sical ability and his orchestra which was known as "Albert Dietrich and his Old They played for 13 years straight in the Trianon Ball- room. He also played on C.J.O.C. for many years in the 1930's as well as appearing on C.J.L.H. T.V. with his sons when T.V. first started in Leth- bridge. Prior to his death, he was in semi-retirement and was also an active music teach- er with a local establishment. He played mostly all of the string instruments and was an accomplished repairman of such. At the 4th annual Musi- cians Banquet in Mr. Diet- nch was the guest of honour and all of the musicians in Lethbridge and district gave him a standing ovation for.his many years of playing and ac- tive participation in the music field. He was a member of the Pemmican Club and the Buf- falo Lodge. Besides his loving wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Agnes Gilmore, Lethbridge; four sons, Frank. Art and Ed of Lethbridge and Walter of Parksville, B.C.; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Barbara Mottl, Eckville, Alberta, Mrs. Anna Erophy, Vancouver and one brother, Mr. Frank Dietrich, Leth- bridge. The funeral service will be held in MARTIN BROS. MEMORIAL CHAFED, 703 13 Street N. at p.m. on Tues- day, with Rev. R. E. (Ted) Esk- dale officiating. Interment will follo'.v in Mountain View Ceme- tery. Friends may pay their re- spects at MARTIN EROS. MEMORIAL CHAPEL; phone 328-2361. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Directors of Funeral Service. C6670 TARASEW1CH Pete Tara- sewicfa of Coleman, passed away at his Coleman residence on Wednesday, August 4, 1971, at the age of 67 years. Bom in White Russia on July 12, 1904, Mr. Tarasewich has been a resident of Coleman for a num- ber of years. He was employed as a miner i n The Interna- tional, Femie, Michel and Blairmore mines, until his re- tirement. Survivors include two sisters and one brother, still in Russia. Funeral services will be held in Fantin's Coleman Chapel on Monday, August 9 at p.m. Interment will follow in Uie Coleman Union Ceme- tery. Fantin Chapels Ltd., is in charge. C6SG7