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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Oltaiva weekly livestock report OTTA1 (CP) Cattle de- liveries at the 10 public stock- from Monday to Thurs- t'lis week were an here' f over last week's holiday-shortened t I'-? SCSSK and about Ihc volume as the corre- sponding a year i.go. Exports of beef -iltlc to the U.S. last week were slightly higher at 457 Lead. II ivi'. of cattle at a de- mand the week for n.ost classes and grades lurev- this week's trade. Top qualirv steers werp steady to an odd 50 highr: and were generally steady Io 25 certs higher. C-ivs varied from to SI Io and were sic dy I 50 down. Feeder cattle were sleady ..o higher and (.lock calve: were st ady. Veal butcher calve- were mainly unchanged. ft all centres and good mlis v-re generallv Tower i rices. Choi-e steers; Montreal 33 to 34.50-' Toronto 34 to 35; Winni- peg 3250 to 33.50; Saskatoon 31.75 to 32.40; Edmonton 31.25 to 32; Calgary 31.75 to 32.20. Good heifers; Montreal 25.50 to 26.50; Toront" 29 to 30; Win- nipeg 27.50 to 2a.50; Saskatoon 26 to 27.50' Edmoton 2C to 27; Calgary 26.75 to 27.75. Good cows: Montreal 22.75 to 24.50; Toronto 22 to 23; Winni- peg 22.50 to 23; Saskatoon 21 to 22; Edmonton 21.50 to 22.50; Calgary 2 to 23.10. Good feeder steers: Toronto 33 to 37; Winnipeg 31 to 38 Saskatoon 30.50 to 34; Edmon- ton 31 to 37; Calgary 31 to 34.10. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 42.50 to 45.50; Toronto 34 to 42; Winnipeg 42 to 50; Saskatoon 38' Edmotao 40 to 44. Grade A hogs; Toronto 20.10 to 29.90; Winnipeg 23.65 to 25' Saskatoon 23.20 to 23.55; Ed- .onto 21.23 to 23.50; Calgary 2110 to 23.: Good lambs: Montreal 31 to 35; Toronto 30 to 37; Winnipeg 27 to 29; Saskatoon 24 to 25; Edmonton 25 to 25.50; Calgary 25. Perlich Livestock There were 651 head of live- stock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Rerjpts included 115 catOc and hogs. strong demand exists for all classes of cattle, especiall yearlings twos. Good to low choice steer so1'' 31 to 31.50. Only medium to good qualit Slav'' offer a 26.50 to good cow nil 22 (o :C; cows :o t nnd ci :rs 17 t 20. Bologna bv" to 2G.60 butrher bulls 27 to 29.25. There were no stock stee aw1 heifer calves on offer. Mos of the feeder steerr were hoi am'. qualit; yerrlirg- Light yeaiibgs 33 t 36: "-sders ove 750 Ibs.. 31'tn 32.50; 29 la 3050; ffsder heif ers F50 to 850 Ibs., 27 to 21.40 ht calves 70 to If M.irket hogs sold this wee! 21.35 to 22.95. Weancrs 5 t 7; I'.ht feeders under 100 Ibs. 9 to 16.25; fee-' s over 100 Ibs to 22. r ed sc.vs and gilts 40 t 42.5J. Jiaby h'cs to 77.50. Listed to date for Thursday Aug. 26 sale, ranch yearl steer j and heifers. Edmonton operates in the red Livestock market report Aster's will NEW YORK (Reuter) The late Lord Astor of Hever, for- mer publisher of the London Times, left assets here of it was disclosed in pro- bate court where his American will was processed here. The bill provides three sons EEC their children with the bulk of the property. Lord Astor, also known as John Jacob Astor, died in Cannes. France, July at the age of 85. REGULAR CATTLE SALE MONDAYS AT 1 p.m. Retiring From Farming? Sell your farm machinery, livettock and household effect! by auction. List with us now. Choice dates available. PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctlonair: JOHNNY CHARLTON Lie. 293 Sales Manager GARY JENSEN THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS From Leading Hog Producer! Tuesday 1 p.m. WEANERS-FEEDERS-SOWS-BOARS DAIRY COWS-BABY CALVES-SHEEP Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday p.m. SPECIAL YEARLING SALE Thurs., Aug. 26th 1 p.m. LISTED TO DATE 500 GRASS STEERS AND HEIFERS PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Located In The Hub Of Southern Albtrto'i Llvitlack Industry 3 Miles Eail Of Lolhbrldne On Highway 3 And Vi Mile South BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 EDUIONTON (CP) The city will end 1971 with a dcficil of -h -cen and the finance department, report- ed Friday. The deficit for the first six months of 1971 was Operations for the first hall 1 of Ihe year showed revenue of million compared with the budgeted million. Ex- penditures, however, exceeded the budget by nearly mil- lion. The major expenditure in- crease came from larger social assistance grants. Body goes home LISBON (AP) Portugal agreed Thursday to transfer the remains of Dom Pedro I, the first emperor of Brazil, from its tomb in Lisbon to Ipiranga in Brazil to mark the 150tb anni- versary of Brazilian independ- ence :-j 1972. Ipiranga was the first Brazilian city to declare its ind'perdence from Portugal. Dom Pedro was overthrown by the --jlitary nine years later and died in Portugal. Lethbridcje Livestock Sales Monday to Friday, 301 13 calves; hogs and M P.utcher cattle prices were unevenly steady. Replacement eaUli. generally steady. Trade active. Good and choice butcher steers meeting good demnad, at steady prices. Good and choice butcher heifers staedy to 25 cents higher in spots. Light re- ceipts of all classes of cows selling about steady. Bulls steady. Medium and good stacker and feeder cattle meeting rea- sonably good demand, from local buyers, at steady rates. Exf jrts one load tolls and one load slaughter heifers, country points. SLAUGHTERS Sleers, choice, 31 to 31.90; good, 30.00 to 31.25; medium 20 to 29.50. Heifers, choice, 27.25 to 28; good, 20.25 to 27' medium, 25 to 26. Cows, good, 21.25 to 22.50; medium, 20 to 21; canners and ci'Hers 17 to 20. Bulls, good, 25 to 27. P.-----CEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers over 850 Ibs., 30.50 to 32.30; medi-.im W to 30. Goo light stock steers 550 to 700 Ibs., 33 to 35.50. Good feeder heifers 27 to 2B.50. IIOOS, LAMBS IJulcher hogs sold this week FOB LcLlibridgi! 21.15 to 23.25 I.3S' p-ice. THre were MO but- cher hogs for export, price converted Io 17.03 to Hi.50 live- weight. and feeder hoc; sold steady. Weaners 3 to 10.50. Light feeders under 100 Ibs., 8.50 to 15.23. Heavy feed- ers o-er 100 Ibs., 20 to 24.73 all p-ices per head. Light -1- ers under 0 Ibs. sold Irom 12 to 21 per hundredweight Heavy f over 100 Ibs. 14.00 to r.75 per hundredweight. Goe' 25. Taber Livestock Or. offer at Prairie Livestock Ltd. (or Monday's sale were 303 head of -cstock including 214 c '.tie and 89 hogs. Trade was active on all butcher classes and just a little 5lower on feeder classes. Good butcher steers were steady. There were no strictly choice butcher heifers offered. Cows gained 50 cents. All classes of hogs were steady to 50 cents lower. Good to 'jhoice butcher steers, 31 to 31.BO; fair to medium bitcher steers, 30.10 to fair to medium butcher heifers, 2G.60 to 27.70; good com, 22.50 to 23.50. Fair to medium cows sold from 20.50 to 22.25. Good yearling feeder steers, over 800 Ibs., .10.00 (o 31.00. Good yearling feeder heifers, 30 IB 3'; fair to medium feeder heifers, 28 to 29.75. Weancr hogs sold 5 to 8.50' light feeders 9 to 1400; heavy! feeders 15 to 24.00. j The next sale will be held Monday, Aug. 16, at 1 p.m. For listings phone 223-2921. Saturday, August 14, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 21 Oddities in the news BED OUT OF CONTROL MELUN, France (APj Waver Marcel Riant pushed and lugged on a bed lie wanted io get out of a rey apartment through a win- dow, and then let to his moving van today. The bed got out of control and shot out the window to the street. Hiant tumbled after it, and the lied. He was taken Uj h hospital for obsen'alion. More accident, fewer deaths OTTAWA (CP) Canada had more traffic accidents in the first three months of this year Ilian in the same period last year, but fewer persons died. The Canada Safety Council said today there were 795 traffic j deaths and accidents in Hit first quarter of 1971, com- pared with 838 deaths and accidents last year. The decrease in deaths came primarily from Quebec, down to 240 from 290, and from Ontario, down to 259 from 273. X-RAYS DETERMINE JOHANNESBURG (neuter) A South African youlli who claimed to be 16 was declared 19 years (I'd by a Johannes- burg court today on Lhe evi- dence of diagnostic x-rays and ordered to stand trial as an adult on charges of assault and tneft. A diagnostic radiologist i'aid the x-rays on the youth, Jo- hannes Mknoza, bad been used to determine his age in the same way as the age of arcbcological discoveries were determined. Mknoza was later found guilty in criminal court and sentenced to four years jail HUNT WORM THIEF WOODSIDE, Calif. (AP) Sheriff's deputies are digging for clues in the case of the worm thief of San Mateo County. Edna R. Lodge reported today that someone had sto- len worth of worms from the seven bins where she raises them for fish-bait shops and nurseries. WHEEL CHAIR TH.AVELLER ULM (AP) Struck with an urge Io travel, an 06-year- old man got on the West Ger- man autobahn today and set out for a wheelchair. After pushing himseif nearly two miles along the passing lane, he was appre- hended by policle who ex- plained that, among other things, he was heading In the wrong direction. Without charging the man, police took him home. HASSLE ABOUT PRAYERS Told by town officials that it i3 illegal to use the front room of a private house as a mosqve for silent prayer, Mohammed Afzal, a Pakistani Moslem said: "We pray liere six limes a day and nobody is going to stop us." Town official John King agreed there had been no complaints about the silent prayer sessions, but said he was concerned about such activity in a residen- tial district. Facts prove it Better overall We want you to look at Ski-Doo early this year for a very good reason. We want people who really know their snowmobiles to get a good long look at Ski-Doo 72 before snow comes. You see, (he longer you look at Ski-Doo 72, the more good reasons you find for btiying it. Good reasons like the Rotax engine that's designed specifically for winter, so it starls even at 40 below. Keeps on going thanks to a heat-dissipating alu- minium alloy block, aluminium pistons and special cooling tins. Keeps going strong thanks to a balanced governor, clutch and drive assembly that give you the right torque at any speed. Then there's steering. Efficient steering that carves light turns. Ball joint steering for less play. Choice of bogies or track-flattening slide suspension and a super-tough cab. These are just a few of the many, many reasons why Ski-Doo 72 has more going for you. And this is the season when your Ski-Doo dealer has plenty of lime to giveyou all the cold hard (acts. The season when the pros choose their snowmobiles. See them now! T.M. Bombardier Ltd BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 3rd Avenue South LETHBRIDGE, Alberta ANDERSON SUPPLY LTD. Box 158 WARNER, .Alberta ;