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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 WE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, Detemlie 11, 1971 Otldirc lircslock report Livestock market report !Fml fai resolution supported n Oddities in the News Lethbridge Livestock the Loth ,V Hr COB OTTAWA (01'' ''atile ferinfis at the in puhlii: stock- yards from .Monday IN Tiiurs- ilay this week totalled 'J-UiW head, la-.t v.eel; and alxnlt 1.IW more than Ihe corresponding week last Eastern market deliveries were nearly the same a> last week at lO.Wn head. Western markets wore dcv.-n more head at r.AXl Trading was active fur classes of liu-stuck with feed cattle prices up ahciul cruls in most centres, l-'eeder and cow priws were steady !o SI higher, lleg pi-ices v.-ere un- steady hut tip tn .-1 higher. Choice steers: Montreal ".'1.50 to 37; Toronto .11; to nipeg 34.30 to M: to M.50: Edmonton Calgary to Good heifers: Mimtreal to 26.75; Toronto to Winnipts! to Saska- toon 29.50 to Krtmontim to 30.50. Calgary to a. Good cows: Montreal to 25.75: Toronto 24 peg 24 to Saska (lorrrclional officers uin hike bridge pilbli( tile Sales Monday to l''ridav: 2-1J1 cattle; l.'iti calves; hogs; and :i77 larnlis. liutcher cattle prices ccncr- sleadv. eal- strong. Trade ac- tive. Good and choice butcher steers met gncd demand at sieadv prices. Hood butcher heifers were steady with last v.eel: prices. All classes of cows meeii.ig good demand, prices steady to strong will] odd heif- erv kind to Hulls steady All classes of hogs held I to 22; canners and cutlers I to depending on age and Feeder cows 24 to 25.00; Rood I quality; bologna hulls 21 to; "2 50 lo 211, fair to medium I 22.115; overfat and shelly bulls good yearling feeder steers to fair to medium feeder steers :I4 lo good yearling feeder heifers to 35.25, fair to mcd-1 f.uocl quality ranch steer, EDMONTON (CIM A plan i calves, to 350 Ins., 4'2 to j lo sbhilize and improve feed i plii.n quality 37 to 41; liglit weigh; feeder steers 36 to 40; :er steers over 1150 Ibs., 33 him feeder toilers 32.50 to I ;KJ; good ranch heifer calves good steer calves 44 to. 34 (0 37 with several lots of fair to medium steer calves 40 lo 43.50; good heifer calves to 38, fair to medium heifer cnives ,14 to 35.75. ..____ Weaner hogs sold to [94; older feeding cows II) to lightweight calves selling to 40; medium quality heifer calves 32 to 34; feeder heifers 32 to 15.10; young feeder cows 21 to ..ight feeders 12 lo 10 medium quality stock cows heavy feeders 19 to 24.50. The next sale will be lick grain returns was approved at the annual meeting of Unifarm, an organization representing Alberta farmers. A f I e r considerable debate, delegates strongly supported a resolution which calls for a sup- plemenlary cash advance fol- lowed by'an additional grain delivery quota at a lower, or diseomilcd initial price. MARSHALL. Tex. (AP) Mrs. L. Minor looked out her window morn- ing lo gaze at her beautifully- decorated 20 foot cedar tree. Only it wasn't Ihcrc on the front lawn. Someone bad sawed it down and taken it away. The resolution seeks amend- (ml i CP Whig-Standard s ays learned that correctional cers in federal prisons will re- ceive a 21-per-cent salary in- crease during the nest three under terms o! a contract to he signed next week. The increase will be In per ;ix per "v FIIKI to t .H' I'lnis ML.HM. Medium and good sloclter Monday Dec. 13, at 1 p.m ''or listings please phone "3- cent in the first year. tent ill the second and five per cent in the final year. The increases mean that an officer with four years expcri- Edmonton 22 lo 22.50 ence in a minimum or medium to security institution will earn feeder Toronto third year of the contract, compared with the present SB.12S. Officers in maximum security institutions will earn roin pared with tile present Toronto 34 to S3; Winnipeg to Saskatoon 33 to 37: Edmonton 34 to 40; Calgary to Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 43 to 50.75. Toronto 33 to 47; Winnipeg 45 to 55: Saskatoon 36.30: Edmonton to 41. The new contract is rclroac- ive to Oct. 1 this year, and cx- Good lambs: Montreal 27 to pires Sept. .'VI. 197-1. It was rati- 32; Toronto 27 In Winnipeg fied last week after negotiations 24 lo 26; Saskatoon 20 to which began last August. 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 Mngnct Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Slreel North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap Is Our Business" and feeder steers meeting ver good demand from local huv- er.s, prices cents more hijjh- IT. Good stock steer and heifer calves at prices 50 cents more higher. Steers: choice to "i: good 32 lo 33, medium 29 to 32. Heifers: choice 31.50 to .11.75, good lo 31. Cows: good 22.30 to 23.50. medium 21 to 22. canners and cutters IB to 13. Bulls: 22 to 24. UKPLACK.MKNTS Good heavy feeder steers over 730 Ihs.. 32 to 30.30. Good light stock steers WO In 700 Ibs., .G lo 40. Good stock steer calves un- der 450 Ibs., 42 to 46. Good stock steer calves over 450 Ihs.. -to lo 42. Good stock heifer calves 3-1 I to 37. HOGS. LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge ya -ds 24.50 to 26.10 base price. Wemicr and feeder hogs sold 1.00 to 2.00 yjr't. and bred heifers to 275. The hog market continues to j to the Canadian wheat meet a strong demand from i Prairie Grain Cash local buyers. i Advance Payments Act which Market hogs sold 24.60 to j would remove the present '.'.610- good quality weaners 8 j ooo ceiling on advances. They I lo 1375; light weaners 5.50 to would also obligate gram pro- 1 of live- V.50; feeder hogs 15.50 to 25.50; I oncers taking the supplemen- AUC-! bred sows gilts 45 to 49.! tary cash advance on a certain lion Market Ltd. this week. "-'by calves, 50 to Perlich Livestock Receipts included cattle; Special bred heifer and stock and hogs. cow sale met a strong local The cattle market continues and out of area demand. There ar amount of Erain to dehver ,t to PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) The Christmas spirit came early to the computer opera- tion of the Arizona finance de- partment, unfortunately. Gayle Hodges, director for accounts and control division, said a computer tape was ac- cidentally erased. To redo the tape, data processing cards had to be rerun through the computer, but it was discov- ered about dala process- ing cards were missing. The cards were discovered folded, spindled and mutilated and hanging from Ihe walls as gold colored Christmas wreaths. all classes. Prices I were 940 bead of cattle sold. SI higher on some! flood quality cows and heif- ers 2110 lo 320; medium jtV ''40 tO 'Next large special stock cow sale will be held Friday. Dec. 17 i p m si ron g steady classes. Choice steers, to 33.80 choice heifers 31 to 31.90; good cows 22.50 lo 23.20 with heif- fcrcttcs lo 24; medium cows 20 aircr given eo-alwad o O LONDON tAPi Two top government chiefs flew in the lecner noiis so.u supersonic Concorde at twice higher per head Winers 6 to the speed ef sound today and Licht feeder- under Ml alter a 75-minute performance Ibs" 12.75 to lii.75. Heavy feed- pave the jet, transport the go- ers' over 100 Ihs., U to 36.25, all' ahead, prices per head. Light feeders Tins meant approval for full I 1- tlio the wheat board through a sup plcmenlary quota at a lower initial price. j IMPOSE (H'OTA If non-board grain prices still fluctuated below wheat board pooled prices, the resolution said, a quota could ho imposed on all non-hoard grain sales or i th" board could offer to pur- i chase all groin at a floor price at or below Ihe cosl of produc-1 lion The resolution said the plan "attempts to draw board grain from surplus areas and encour- age grain producers in areas short of feed grains lo use their local supplies." the amount of. grain held a surplus producers should reduce Ihe pressure to sell and stabilize and increase SYDNEY. Australia Ren- ter) A 25-year-old prisoner escaped from a Sydney jail in a bread van Thursday only to discover he had been deliv- ered to another prison just four miles away. The prisoner, in jail on ft charge of theft, climbed under I he hood of a prison delivery van loading bread in the mini- mum security section of Para- malta jail and remained unde- tected as the van left the prison. But when the van stopped the prisoner climbed out from under the hood to find himself inside nearby Silvcrwatcr prison. Decorate trees OTTAWA CCP) British, French. Dutch, German, Italian a n d Scandinavian Canadians will lake (urns next week deco- rating Christmas trees at the National Arts Centre in the tra- ditional manner of their ntive land. They will sing Christmas carols around the trees during noon hours. under 100 Ibs., sold from 18 to production of the droop-snoot '3 per hundredweight. Heavy British-French aircraft which feeders over 100 Ibs. sold from can turn transatlantic flights 16 to 19 per hundredweight. Good lambs -J0.50 lo 21.30. Taber Livestock Prairie Livestock Ltd. of Tn- reports trade was ac- live with most classes holding steady during the wcok. Cows gained 1.00 and were 50 cents stronger. Year- ling feeder steers were steady British-French aircraft can turn transatlantic into lunch hour breaks John Davics. secretary for trade and industry, said after the night: "It is a fabulous aircraft. We j shrunken profits, have ended t h e technological j Before Concorde phase and now we arc in the i production. Ihe commercial one. F.vcryonc of us in the government feels then; is no effort to be spared Transport Minister Jeai mant agreed this week on f purchase price for each plane omi _.....__ _.. Their findings were confiden- j non-board prices. In addition, tird. but informed speculation i this should minimize total here has fixed on a figure of movements of feed grain and around million for each encourage grain lo move by rail at low Crowsnest Pass rates. plane. The problem now facing Con- corde's builders the British Aircraft Corp. and Aerospatiale of France is to sell their brainchild to world airlines al- ready hit hard by costly jumbo jet-buying programs and llls to make sure that Ihe Concorde gets the commercial success and yearling heifers 100 strong- Davies was accompanied on cr- (ho flight by Lord Carrington, full French and British governments will have spent S2.21 billion. But the government hope to Steer and heifer calves were steady, quality and size con- sidered. sell 250 of the planes by which would bring billion in revenue. about Measles reported i ATLANTA. 'AI'i The National Centre for Disease Control lias reported measles i outbreaks in three United Slates j communities despite a sharp rise in national immunizations programs. Outbreaks are re- ported in Pincllas County, Fla., Burlington, fowa. Mich. and Lansing, PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION Ideally locntpd in Hie of a Itirgc Cattle Feeding ond Hog Raising r "V n ft nuAUMEpr ajl Dairy K FAT Branding A Sale Wednesday at 1 Order at 1 p.m. FOLLOWED BY SPECIAL STOCK COW Government HOGS BRED HEIFER Feeding Monday thru Friday Approx. 300 For Information ond JIM OT JOE JUR'S Phone listings contact Bime Market _ picluro Picture Auction market located 16 mile? north of leth bridge Highway defence secretary and minister of aviation supply. The go-ahead will mean, the sources say, that at 1 e a s t 12 Concordes will be built for air- line service hy 1974. STICKS RY PLANE The British i ways thought to be cooler over the futuristic plane than its French made up ils mind to stick by it after a favorable report on the pros- pective profitability of super- sonic aircraft from a "think- tank" team. British Aerospace Minister Frederick Corfield and French AND SERVICI Consign to French SLAUGHTER HOGS Assembled and sold-MONDAY thru FRIDAY BUYERS OF FAT AND FEEDER LAMBS SPECIAL FEEDER HOG SALES MONDAYS Af 1 P.M. 9 FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SOLD TUESDAY thru FRIDAY at 10 a.m. SPECIAL CALF AND FEEDER CATTLE SALE FRIDAY AT 1 P.M. CONSIGN ALL YOUR LIVESTOCK TO C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. IN THE OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY Alberta Stockyards Phone 327-0101-Res. 328-3986 P.O. BOX SS 1-1-7 IETHBRIDGE 0 Ed French 328-3986 Ken Miller 758-6607 Magrcith Ion DeJngor 327-9548 C. W. Honnigcr 327-7354 LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGINTS ORDER BUYERS EXPORTERS Grain prices Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) Rape- ECL'd prices closed at lower price levels Friday on the Win- nipeg Grain Exchange. Prices followed trends set on the Chicago market and were several cents lower. Thursday's volume of trade was .115.000 bushels of flax, 000 of rye and of rape- seed. I CLOSING PRICES I Flax: Dw. lower 2.381s, May ni lower 2AS, .Inly IVi 4. Kapi'seed Vancouver: Jan. '2 lower 2.52U, March low- j er June 27s lower Rapcsccd Thunder Bay: Dec. lower May lna lower j 2..171J, July unch 2.4UB. Oats: Dec. '.'i lower M'.i, May j unch C7'.iA, July unch Rarloy: Dec. higher 1.07, .May unch July I higher live: Drv. I'.s lower May I'i lower 1.01, July imch i.td'h. whc.H prices, Thun- der Ray: 1 Nor 1.60-li: 2 Nor! .1 iN'or I..WH; 4 Nor 1.56 1 CW H.f, PCT Protein I.fifi M I'CT I.M'H; 13 PCT 1.58 I Durum 2 Durum I 3 Durum Dur- um l.'io'l. i lieof frtl-iircs WINNIPEG beef futures close Friday. Jan. :i 1.20; March May 3.1.7S. 'i'h'ir.sd.'iy's volume: 12 con- Iracls. NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET TUE1, DEC. 14th at 10.30 a.m. 500-HEAD-SOQ AIL CLASSES OF CATTLE WED., DEC. 15th at 1 p.m. STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER SALE 350 TO 400 HEAD THURS., DEC. 16th at 1 p.m. 500 HEAD 500 GOOD QUALITY RANCH CALVES s-j.r.n IIAIHCITS SASKATOON (CP) The harbors n.SMir'uiliun IMS dc- cklod In the price of n hfiirnil. lo for men and for rhilflron For Information and Listings Contacl REGULAR CATTLE SALE INCLUDED IN MONDAY, DEC. 131h SALE STOCK COWS AND BRED HEIFER SALE BE SURE TO ATTEND OUR REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT JUST ARRIVED! THE NEW SOLO 610 A.V. 3 h.p. CHAIN SAW 14" bar one! chain s Anli vibration handlo t rf Non slip rubber cover r''l Automatic chain oiling system 12 Ibs. in weight One hand operation tt Made in West Germany Over Solo power saws in use today IDEAL FOR A CHRISTMAS GIFT1 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-2669 THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS from leading hog TUB., at 1 p.m. WEANERS FEEDERS SOWS BOARS DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP SPECIAL- ISO WEANERS and FEEDERS plus 20 BRED SOWS from one owner Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS' SPECIAL CALF SALES WED., DEC. 15th at 1 p.m. 500 HEAD EXPECTED AND EVERY WEDNESDAY IN DECEMBER BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 p.m. 500 HEAD EXPECTED SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS STOCK COW and BRED HEiFER SALE FRIDAY, DEC. 17th 1 p.m. EXPECTING 700 HEAD Various breeds AM pregnancy examined. The Pro- gressive Slockmen's source for lop quality ranch raised foundation stock. BARRY BURNETT DAIRY SALE 40 COWS AND SPRING HEIFERS HOLSTEINS GUERNSEY JERSEYS MONDAY, DEC. 13th 1 p.m. All cattle are health inspected prior to sale AUCTION MARKET LTD. located In Tho Hub Of Southern Albcrln'j livestock Industry 3 Miles Enst Of On 3 And Mile South BOX 1057, IETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 ;