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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, Augu.t 22, 1970 THI LITHBRIDOE HIRAID 21 Ottawa Weekly Livestock Report OTTAWA (CP) Cattle of- ferings at the 10 public stock- yat'ds from Monday to Thurs- day this week were slightly re- duced at about head and were fewer than in the corresponding week a year ago. Exports of beef cattle to the United States last week were further reduced to 336 head, the agriculture department report- ed Friday. Compared with recent weeks the slaughter cattle market was somewhat improved. The price trend was again uneven while a few market centres closed higher, others opened and r'emained below last week's price level. Prices on steers varied from an odd 50 cents higher to 50 cents lower for the week. Heif- ers and cows varied from higher to 50 cents down, and bulls from higher to low- er. Feeder cattle met an uneven demand at prices varying at steady to down. Top quality veal calves were in demand and generally steady to as much as higher. The hog market was lower, and lambs were mainly steady to down. Choice steers: Toronto 31 to 32.50; Winnipeg 29.50 to 30; Sas- katoon 28 to 29.60; Edmonton 27.50 to 28; Calgary 27.50 to 29. Good heifers. Montreal 25.75 to 26.75; Toronto 27 to 28; Win- nipeg 25.50 to 26.50; Saskatoon 24.25 to 26; Edmonton 25 to 25.50; Calgary 24.75 to 26. Good cows; Montreal 22 to 23.75; Toronto 22 to 23; Winni- peg 21.50 to 23; Saskatoon 21 to 21-.75; Edmonton 18.50 to 19.50; Calgary 20 to 21. Good feeder steers: Toronto 33 to 36; Winnipeg 28 to 30; Saskatoon 28.25 to 33.25; Ed- monton 27.50 to 36; Calgary 27 to 32. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 38.50 to 41.50; Toronto 32 to 42; Winnipeg 42 to 50; Edmonton 40 to 45; Calgary 44.50 to 46.50. Good lambs: Montreal 28 to 30; Toronto 31 to 33.50; Winni- peg 24 to 25; Saskatoon 20.50 to 23.25; Calgary 23.50 to 24.10. Basic hogs: Toronto 28.90 to 30.05; Winnipeg 26.62 to 27.45; Saskatoon 25.55 to 26.10; Ed- monton 25.80 to 28.65; Calgary 25.80 to 27.05. H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker COUTTS Phone 34M82I Hog Prices EDMONTON (CP) Closing hog prices Friday provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board: Edmonton: Quoted 27.25 to 27.60, average 27.44. Red Deer: Quoted 27.25 to 27.50, average 27.37. Calgary: Quoted Z7.25 to 27.55, average 27.47. Lethbridge: Quoted 27.25 to 27.65, average 27.48. Lloydminster: Quoted 28.75, average 26.75. Total hogs sold Aver- age 27.42. Total sows sold five. Beef Futures WINNIPEG (CP) The Win- nipeg live beef futures market had a few trades Friday in September futures. Open High Low Cose Sept. 29.00 29.10 29.00 29.10B Nov. 29.00N Jan. 28.80B Lethbridge Livestock (Supplied by Canada Department of Agriculture) Sales Monday to Friday 343 cattle, 17 calves, hogs, 88 ambs. Butcher cattle prices uneven- y steady to 50 lower in spots, leplace merit cattle fully steady. The light receipts due o ideal harvesting conditions n southern Alberta. Trade moderately active. Good and choice butcher steers met reasonably good de- mand, prices generally steady. Good and choice butcher heif- ers met only fair demand, irices 25 to 50 lower. Medium ind good cows sold readily at irm prices, with odd heifery kinds up to 21. Bulk lower. Medium and good stocker and feeder cattle continue to meet very good demand from ocal buyers at firm prices. Exports one load bulls. Choice slaughter steers 27.75 to 28.50, good 27 to 27.50, me- dium 25 to 28.50; choice heif- ers 24.75 to 25.40, good 24 to 24.50, medium 23 to 24; good cows 20.25 to 20.80, medium 19 ;o 20, canners and cutters 15 to 18.50; good bulls 25 to 26. Good heavy feeder steers over 800 Ibs. 28 to 29.50; me- dium 26 to 27.50; good light stock steers 550 to 700 Ibs. 31 a 34; good feeder heifers 26 ;o 27.50; good light stock steer calves 40 to 42. Butcher hogs sold this week f.o.b. Lethbridge 25.85 to 27 base price. There were 903 hogs sold for export, price con- verted to 21.15 to 22.20 live- weight. Taber Livestock TABER Trade was fairly active on a reasonably steady market at the Prairie Live- stock Ltd. sale this week. Feeder cows were up Good yearling steers steady. Yearling heifers up 50 cents. Steer calves were scarce but NURSING INSTRUCTOR A Nursing Instructor is required to act ai a member of o Rehabilitation tram. Responsibilities will include the organization and presentation of nursing work- shops, and instruction of nursing personnel. Applicants must be a Registered Nurse and should also possess a Baccalaureate degree, several years practical nursing experience, an interest in the re- habilitative aspect of patient and be free to travel to rural areas. Applications stating: qualifications, experience and references, should be forwarded to: PERSONNEL OFflCE, UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA HOSPITAL, 112 STREET AND 84 AVENUE, EDMONTON 61, ALBERTA. ANOTHER CUSTOMER CONVENIENCE AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET LTD. REGULAR WEEKLY SALE TUESDAY, AUGUST 25th FAT CATTLE SELL at a.m. STOCKER and FEEDERS SELL at p.m. ON OFFER THIS WEEK 700 HEAD 700 HIGHLIGHTED BY 60-2 YEAR OLD GRASS STEERS from WES MEDLEY AND SONS, FORT MACLEOD 60-2 YEAR OLD GRASS STEERS from WALLACE DALEY, GRANUM 84-YEARLING STEERS from STAN TRECARIS, SALMO, S.C. SPECIAL FEEDER SALES THURSDAYS, SEPT. 3, 10 and 17 SALE STARTS EACH DAY AT 1 P.M. FOR INFORMATION AND LISTING! CONTACT: Livestock Report sold strong. Heifer calves were up Weaner hogs dropped Feeder hogs were off Good cows 21.50 to 23.75; fair to medium 20.00 to 21.25. Good yearling feeder steers over 850 Ibs. 28.50 to 29.00; fair to medium over 850 Ibs. 27.50 to 28.25. Good yearling feeder heifers over 700 Jbs. 27.50 to 29.00. Good feeder heifers under 700 Ibs. 29.50 to 31.00. Good steer calves 35.00 to 40.00; fair to medium 33.00 to 35.00; good heifer calves 35.00 [o 40.00; faif to medium 31.50 to 34.75. Weaner hogs 10.00 to 12.00; light feeders 18.00 ot 23.00. Portland Livestock PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) and calves compared last week and a year ago. Compared close of last week., slaughter steers 50 to 75 lower, slaughter cows steady to higher; vealers and slaughter calves again uneven, steady to lower, feeder classes also uneven. Slaughter steers several lots choice 925 to Ibs 28.90 to 29.50, standard and good 23.50 to 26; slaughter heifers few standard and good 23 to 24; slaughter cows commercial 19.70 to 22, utility 18.50 to 22; slaughter bulls commercial and good 25 to 28.50; vealers good and choice 30 to 38; slaughter calves good and choice 25 to 32.50. Feeder classes steers choice 350 to 550 Ibs 29 to 37.50, occa- sional holsteins 32 to 34, choice 580 to 900 Ibs. 26.40 to 29.40, standard and good 500 to Ibs 22 to 26.50; heifers choice 350 to. 550 Ibs 27 to 31.25, good and low choice 23 to 26. Hogs 275, compared close of last week barrows and gilts 5t to 75 lower; barrows and gilts No. 1 to 2 193 to 227 Ibs 23.50 to 24.10, sows weak to low Bond Prices Supplied by Doherty Roadhouse and McCualg Bros. CaVIHNMlNI CANADA Bid Asked '711 99.35 100.00 Perp. 3 eOVWNMINT OF CANADA BONDS Cn. N.I. llwv. BM Ontario 7 Ont Hyd 9 New B 9te% Nfld. 8 N.S. oiifo Quebec Alberta Man Hyd 9 Sask Nfld 914% ACT 8 Man Tel 8 Soccer Results ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Arsenal 4 Man United 0 Blackpool 3 West Brom 1 Coventry 1 Southampton 0 Crystal P 1 Newcastle 0 Derby Vt stoke 0 Ipswich 0 Notts F 0 Leeds 3 Everton 2 Liverpool huddersfield 0 Man City 0 Burnley 0 West Ham 2 Chelsea 2 Wolverhampton 0 Tottenham 3 Division II Oxford 1 Sheffield W 1 Portsmouth 4 Bolton 0 Queen's PR 1 Leicester 3 Sheffield U 2 SVindon 1 Sunderland 3 Watford 3 Blackburn 0 Leyton 0 Cardiff 2 MilwaU 2 Carlisle 0 Birmingham 3 Charlton 1 Bristol C 1 Hull 1 Middlesbrough 0 Luton 0 Norwich 0 Division III Aston Villa 1.Plymouth 1 Bradford C 1 Barnsley 0 Bristol R 2 Shrewsbury 2 Bury 2 Gilh'ngham 1 Fulham 4 Swansea 1 Halifax 2 Wrexham 0 Mansfield 1 Brighton 0 Port Vale 4 Rochdale 1 Reading 1 Walsall 2 Rotherham 2 Doncaster 0 Torquay 3 Preston 1 Division IV Bournemouth 2 Grimsby 1 Chester 2 Colchester 1 Crewe Alex 3 York 4 Darlington 1 Stockport 0 Hartlepools 1 Workington 1 Northampton 2 Cambridge 1 Notts C 3 Barrow 1 Oldham 2 Exeter 1 Peterborough 1 Aldershot 0 Scunthorpe 3 Sbuthend 0 SCOTTISH LEAGUE CUP Aberdeen 7 Airdrieonians 3 Albion 0 Falkirk 3 Arbroath 4 Clydebank 0 Ayr 0 Kilmarnock 0 Berwick 4 Brechin 1 Celtic 4 Hearts 2 Dumbarton 5 AUoa 2 Dundee U 1 Clyde 1 Dunfermltne 0 Rangers 6 East Fife 2 Queen of S 1 E Stirling 1 Cowdenbeath 4 Hibernian 1 St. Johnstone 1 Montrose 4 Raith 1 Motherwell 0 Morton 2 Patrick 1 Stirling 1 St. Mirrin 6 Dundee 2 Stenhousemuir 1 Queen's Pk 4 Stranraer 1 Forfar 0 Apr. Sep. Oct. Jiy Sep. '72 99.00 96.25 '75 91.00 92.00 1, 1, 1, 1, '78 101.25 102.25 1, '83 Sep. 15 72.75 37.75 74.75 40.25 May 15, Jan. 1, Potato Futures WINNIPEG (CP) There was no activity on tiie Mari- time potato futures market Fri- day. Open High Low Close Nov. 2.22B March 2.75B April 2.75N May. 3.25B BATA SHOE STORE FOR RENT GOOD LOCATION ON 5th STREET SOUTH Suitable for shoe ilore or ladiei wear APPLY: Stan's Men's Wear 321 5th St. S. SALES NEXT WEEK CARDSTON LIVESTOCK AUCTION WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26th AT A.M. ON OFFER 400 HEAD 400 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE For top prices ond returns market your livestock the auction way. Avoid excess shrinkage and handling costs-market your livestock at home. ___________ MARK THESE DATES NOW LAMB AND SHEEP SALES Tuesdays October 6, 13 and 20 Cattle Sale Every Thursday at 11 a.m. STAVELY LIVESTOCK AUCTION For information ond listings contact your auctioneer HERB CHRISTIE llc. m CARDSTON SALE BARN STAVELY AUCTION 228-3777 STAVELY HERB CHRISTIE RES. LETHBRIDGI 'T? 83.75 '85 78.25 raoviNCiAi 80.25 '88 84.75 87.25 '94 103.25 104.75 '90 102.25 104.75 '74 95.75 98.25 '92 74.25 76.75 '74 94.75 97.25 '90 101.75 103.25 '90 103.00 103.50 '88 85.75 88.25 '90 101.75 104.25 '74 98.75 100.00 '74 98.75 100.00 Oil Stocks Gush Upward '77 '83 INDUSTI1AI Alum Cdn 4V4% '73 B of NS 7 '87 Bell Tel 8 '77 BA Oil Cdn Brew 5 Cdn Chem 7 '80 CPR 5 '83 C W N G '83 Cons Gas '82 Domtar '87 T Eaton 7Vi% '87 GM Ac 7 '86 88.75 91.25 82.75 85.25 97.75 100.25 79.75 67.25 84.75 69.75 67.75 72.75 75.75 84.25 77.75 87.25 72.25 75.25 78.25 86.75 Husky Oil '87 76.75 79.25 Imp Oil IAC Loblaw N C Gas 6Vi% NW Util Shell Oil 5TA% Tr C P L 5.85 Tr Fin C 7% 84.75 '86 82.75 '81 73.75 '88 71.75 '88 68.75 '77 79.75 '87 70.75 '87 82.75 Union Gas '81 75.75 WC TT A '88 63.75 Weston G '87 76.75 eoNvfitTiius Cons Gas '89 84.75 Dyn Ex 7 '82 82.75 Scurry R '88 84.75 Tr Cdn P 5 '89 83.75 WC Tr C '88 72.75 76.25 85.25 78.25 66.25 79.25 87.25 By ART JOHNSON Canadian Press Stall Writer Oil stocks gushed upward this week on Canadian stock mar- kets, posting their best gains in more than a year. The Toronto Stock Exchange's western oil index finished the week up 15.39 points to 172.35, the largest five-day club since July 4, 1969. Analysts said upward pres- sure has been mounting on oil and gas issues for the past sev- eral weeks. They say American investors are buying up Canadian oil ,ocks in anticipation of fuel lortages in the United Slates vhlch will lead to increased im- orts of Canadian fuel. The most dramatic illustra- ion of the price climbs made nder this pressure was Dome 3etroleum, which jumped up 9.50 to on the week. THDAY BEST DAY The stock's greatest rise was lade Friday. The National En- jgy Board gave the company :he go-ahead Friday on a pro- ect which would result in sales f 55.30 million barrels of Alber- a-produced propane during the next 23 years. The propane is to be sold in Eastern Canada and the United States beginning in January, 971. Oil stocks were down fraction- ally last week, but had made strong advances during the pre five weeks. However, the current boom las not reached the proportions of the huge advances early lasl 'ear when the western oil index >oiled over the 300 mark. Conditions leading up to the nflated oil shares prices hi 1969 were different, however. Stag- Bering advances were made or he strength of speculation thai Canada's Arctic would yield vast quantities of oil. Several companies staked oul ,arge exploratory areas and oL itocks as a group jumped up Other areas of investment ere generally higher this eek. The Toronto exchange's in- uslrial index, the broadest in- cator of stock movement, in- 1.55 to 156.67. Most of the strength was at- ributed by observers to predic- 86.25 Perlich Livestock There were 523 head of live- stock sold this week at Perhch Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 140 cattle and 383 hogs. Majority of the cattle on offer were good to low choice butcher steers and heif- ers. The fat cattle prices were under pressure again this week. Feeder cattle were in short supply. Price quotations were as SLAUGHTER CATTLE Good to choice steers 27.50 to 28.20; good to choice heifers 24.50 to 25.80; good cows 20 to 20.60. Slaughter bulls 25 to 25.40. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Almost all the feeder cattle were short keep steers and heifers. Steers, 850 to 950 Ibs 28 to 29.50. Heifers, 700 to 850 Ibs. 24 to 26.50. HOGS AND DAIRY CATTLE All classes of weaner hogs were trading lower this week All classes of feeder hogs con tinufi to meet a good demand Price quotations as Weaners 11 to 13.25; light wean ers 8 to 10.50; light feeders un- der 100 Ibs. 14 to 26.00; feeders over 100 Ibs. 27 to 37.25; de- pending on weight and quality. Baby calves 41 to 67.00. Dairy cows and springing heifers 240 to 300.00. MERRY-GO-ROUNDS A merry-go-round, built in 1850, is still in operation in Watch Hill, R.I. Origin all j turned by a draft horse, it now is mechanized. N.Z. Pulls Out .nfantry Unit WELLINGTON (Reuters) ew Zealand will withdraw an nfantry company of 144 men rom South Vietnam before the nd of the year, Prime Minis- er Keith Holyoake announced oday. The statement follows an announcement Tues- ay night that an Australian attalion of about men mong the Auslralian roops in Vietnam will be with- rawn. The New Zealand withdrawal will leave a New Zealand con- ingent in South Vietnam com- irising an artillery battery, an nfantry company, and a troop f special air service comman- do-type soldiers with the Anzac ask force at Nui Dat. ward with every rumor of productive test well. CONFIDENCE FLAGGED Several months and severa abandoned wells later, inves ;ors' confidence had edged pro- gressively downward with each drop in their stock value. IN EDMONTON Stay At The RIVIERA THE HOTEL WITH MORE TO OFFER Fully Air Conditioned. Complete Room Services. Large quiet room and suitei. Family Plan. Super] Dining and Entertainment. Con vention and Meeting Facilities Sauno Bath. Heated Pool. Free Parking. TV. Coffee Shop. Min utes from Downtown. FOR MORE INFORMATION WRITE OR PHONE IVIERA MOTOB HOTEL 5359 Calgary Trill Edmonton, Alberta Phone: (403) 434-3431 Telex: 037-2610 PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD, SALE EVERY MONDAY AT 1 p m. Let Us Take the Worry Out of Your Livestock Sales our contact! with professional order buyers, plus your early consignment, meant top prices for youl PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. (FORMERLY HANDLEY-JENSEN LIVESTOCK LTD.) PHONE 223-3921, TA1ER DAY OR NIGHT lions United Stales adrninistra- .ion officials of a belter eco- nomic picture in Hie last half of :hc year. Treasury Secretary David Kennedy said Thursday that the U.S. economy has already passed through the most diffi- cult period of transilion. He said "we will begin to see the tapering off in inflation" during the next few months. On index at Toronto, golds were up 1.27 to 153.40 and base metals lost .63 to 93.01. Volume was 8.75 million shares, 8.31 million last week. Gains outnumbered losses 413 to 268 with 273 issues un- changed. At the Montreal and Canadian exchanges, the composite index climbed 2.89 to 155.76. Combined volume was 4.10 million shares, up from 3.36 mil- lion last week. Gains outnumbered losses 165 to 142 with 108 issues un- changed. RELIEF PROJECTS The CARE relief agency has ended 21 years of food parcel distribulion in Israel with the presentation of the agency's food package. Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON lie. 393 Sales Manager GARY JENSEN SALES REPRESENTATIVE SOUTHERN ALBERTA As a sales representative for Xerox you will be associated with one of the world's most successful marketing organizations. Our growth in copier-dupli- cator industry has enabled us to expand into other fields of graphic communications. To meet this chal- lengs we require innovative marketing training appli- cants. If you are a recent University Graduate, looking for a challenging career in marketing, business admin- istration or sales management, preferably with experience, we will provide basic and advanced train- ing with future growth opportunities We also offer overage remumiration In- cluding full employee benefit program, and profit sharing plans. Please address written replies to: XEROX OF CANADA LIMITED No. 844 700 6th Ave. S. W. Calgary, Alberta Attention: J. B. COLE BIG DEMAND FOR YEARLINGS Our markef ii located in th. hub of livestock feeding and processing industry. Therefore a constant demandfor feeder tattle. Give us a call toon to plan marketing ef your livestock. HOG SALES EVERY TUESDAY P.M. 'WEANER AND FEEDER HOG! BROOD SOWS-BOARS IBABY CAIVES-DAIRY cows, 1 ETC. SPECIAL! 10 One-Owner Baby Calvei REGULAR CATTLE SALES EVERY THURS.-l P.M. Stoeker Feeder and Fat Cattle ANOTHER HOG MARKETING SERVICE WE WILL BE ASSEMBLING FAT HOGS EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, SEPT. Our mcdsrn facilities and efficient service mean mere doori te the producer. modern shed Automatic waterers Modern loading facilities Prompt service Prov. Lie. 213 Insured Hogs and Sows Men. thru Thurs. Weoner and Feeder Hogs, Brood Sows, Boars, etc. sell every Tuesday at 1 p.m. WESTERN CANADIAN EXOTIC BREED SPECIAL SALE EXPECTING HEAD COWS AND HEIFERS A.I. Bred to SIMMENTAL LIMOUSIN MURRAY GREY BLACK WALSH MAINE ANJOU MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd at 1 p.m. ALSO SEVERAL CONSIGNMENTS OF HALF BLOOD SIMMENTAL and LIMOUSIN HEIFERS and BUU. CALVES CONSIGNERS NOTE: Extensive promotion and advertising is planned for the sale, therefore early listings. Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Located in the hub of Southern Alberta's livestock In- dustry 3 miles east of Lethbridge