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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 - THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD - Wednesdoy, D�cemb�r 9, 1970 Moderate dip in light trade TORONTO (CP) - Prices turned moderately lower in light trading today at the Toronto stock market. On index, Industrials were down .68 to 171.61, golds .21 to 164.96, base metals .03 to 89.37 and western oils 2.17 to 189.40. Volume by 11 a.m. was 478,000 shares, down from 647,000 at the same time Tuesday. Losses outnumbered gains 118 to 75 with 166 issues unchanged. Among losing issues, Walicer-Gooderham was down % to $40, Falconbridge % to $142V2, Nor-eoda % to $29, CPR Vi to $67, Rio Algom % to $16, Sherritt % to $16%, Denison Vx to $23, En-dako Vs to $13%, Lake Dufault Va to $11%, Alberta Eastern Gas 15 cents to $5.25 and Canadian Export Gas 10 cents to $4.05. Consolid'ated-Bathurst climbed IV* to $11%, Supertest ordinary % to $48, Canada Packers % to $19, Metropolitan Stores % to $28, Pure Silver 15 cents to $2.20 and Noble five cents to $3.45. DOWN TREND MONTREAL (CP) - The Montreal stock market moved lower today in light trading. Banks were down more than a point while papers, the only sector to gain, rose slightly. Walker-Gooderham sliped 1 to 39%, Velcro Industries 1 to 24%, CPR % to 67, Noranda Grain prices Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) - All commodities were on a lower price pattern in moderate trading at mid-session of the Winnipeg Gram Exchange today. Commission house liquidation was fairly heavy in rapeseed, flax and rye with scale-down exporter buying not sufficient enough to absorb offers. Oats and barley were almost Inactive with some domestic shippers for eastern feeders. Tuesday's volume of trade was 729,000 bushels of flax, 2,-966,000 of rapeseed and 582,000 of rye. Mid-session prices Flax: Dec. 3 lower 2.50%B, May 2%lower 2.58%B, July 2Vi lower 2.6OV4B. Rapeseed Vancouver: Jan. 6%lower 2.92%, March 2% lower 2.781AA, May 1 lower 2.66B. Rapeseed Thunder Bay: Dec. 1% lower 2.617/a, April '/slower 2.69%, June % lower 2.67%. Oats: Dec. unchanged 87A, May, July not open. Barley: Dec. Va lower 1.27%, May % lower 1.29, July not open. Rye: Dec. 1% lower 1.06%, May 2 lower 1.13%, July 1 Ys lower 1.15ViA. Prices for Class Two Wheat for export to countries outside IGA: 1 Nor 1.83%; 2 1.81%; 3 1.76%; 4 1.71; 1 Durum 1.81%; 2 1.78%; 3 1.69%; 4 1.65V4; IGA prices: 1 Nor 1.83%; 2 1.81%; 3 1.76%; 4 1.71; 1 Durum 1.81%; 2 1.78%; 3 1.69%; 4 1.65y4. Grain quotes Tuesday (basis Lakehead): High Low Close Flax Dec 253% 252% 253% May 261% 260% 261% Jly 262% 261% 262% Rapeseed Vancouver Jan 313% 299% 299%, Mar 285% 280% 280% May 270 265% 267 Rapeseed Thunder Bay Dec Apr Jun Oats Dec May Jly Barley Dec May Jly Rye Dec May Jly 266 273 270 263 270% 268 89 129% 129% 108% 115% 108% 115% 263 270% 268% 87 88% 88 % 128 129% 129 108% 115% 116% % to 28% and Pacific Petroleum % to 28%. Down % were Inco at 47%, Hudson Bay Oil at 36% and Royal Bank at 22%. Consolidated Bathurst gained % to 11, Distillers-Seagrams % to 51% and Gulf Canada % to 18%. On Index, banks declined 1.64 to 174.18, industrials .84 to 172.72, utilities .29 to 149.17 and the composite index .81 to 169.01. Papers were up .20 to 89.18. Combined volume on the Montreal and Canadian Stock Exchanges to 11 a.m. was 318,300 shares, compared with 428,000 at the same time Tuesday. DECLINES NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market roamed through minus territory today, in what analysts said was a reflection of investor profit taking on recent heavy gains. At noon the Dow Jones average of 30 industrials was behind 4.45 points at 810.65. Declining issues on the New York Stock Exchange led gainers by nearly 2 to 1. The preceding ascent lifted the Dow Jones industrial average a total of 64 points during that rally to the closing high for the year of 818.66 on Monday. Volume, which In recent sessions was very brisk, was only moderate today, a development which analysts said was encouraging in view of the marker's decline. Among Canadians Distillers gained % to $50% and Hudson Bay was up % at $19%. Inco was off % at $46% and Granby % at $18. On the American exchange Javelin was off % at $10%. Praises ECC views on growth Hog prices EDMONTON (CP) - Prices to 11 a.m. today provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board: Edmonton: Quoted 21.80, selling 21.80, average Tuesday 21.99. Red Deer: No market, average Tuesday 21.98. Calgary: Quoted 21.85 to 21.95, selling 21.95, average Tuesday 21.90. Lethbridge: No market, average Tuesday 21.74. Lloydminster: No market, average Tuesday 21.26. Total hogs sold 288. Sows selling 12.95. Total hogs sold Tuesday 9,789, average 21.92. Net earnings By THE CANADIAN PRESS Chieftain Development Co. Ltd., nine months ended Sept. 30: 1970, $2,500,000; 1969, $258,600. Metropolitan Stores of Canada Ltd., nine months ended Oct. 31: 1970, $1,012,008, $1.19 a share; 1969, $769,048, 90 cents. Canada and Dominion Sugar Co. Ltd., year ended Sept. 30: 1970, $5,046,874, $3.26 a share; 1969, $4,879,421, $3.15. Dividends By THE CANADIAN PRESS Alberta Natural Gas Co. Ltd., 25 cents, Dec. 31, record Dec. 16. Dominion Stores Ltd., 18 cents, March 15, record Feb. 17. Federal Grain Ltd., 10 cents, (increase of five cents), Feb. 1, record Jan. 15. Hudson's Bay Oil and Gas Co. Ltd., 25 cents, Jan. 29, record Dec. 31. Simpson's Sears Ltd., class A 12 cents, March 15, record Feb. 15. Loblaw' Groceterias Co. Ltd., 1st pfd. series B, 40 cents, Jan. 15, record Dec. 16. 2601 10th Avenue 'A' North and 2610 10th Avenue 'A' North 2 bedroom split entry bungalows, featuring large family kitchen with eating area, wall-to-wall broadloom, high basement windows for economical completion of extra bedrooms and recreation room - roughed for double plumbing. Priced to sell at $18,900 Approved Mortgage at $16,400 Contact ART de GRAAF, Ph. 328-4927 Strom consults Smith EDMONTON (CP) - Rapidly growing expenditures in health care and education came under discussion at a meeting Tuesday between the Alberta cabinet and Dr. John Smith, chairman of the Economic Council of Canada. A spokesman for Premier Harry Strom's office said the meeting was called to allow the Alberta cabinet to get the benefit of the council's research and findings and to discuss how these apply to Alberta. The areas of health and education form the major portion Miscellaneous quotations Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal (Supplied by Doherty, Roadhouse and McCuaig) LAST BID OR SALE <11:00 a.m. Quotes) WESTERN OILS (11:00 a.m. Quotes) Almlnex Asamera Banff B. P. Oil Can Southern Cdn Exp Gas Ashland Cdn Home Cdn Indus Gai Cdn Long Is Cdn Superior Central Del Rio Charter Chleffan Dynam Pete Great Plains Mill City New Continent North Cdn Oil Numae Permo Petrol Pinnacle Place Gas Scurry Rain Spooner Western Decal 5.8J 14.62V4 13.121/j 5.55 5.05 4.10 9.70 7.10 11.50 .55 36.87'/i 10.75