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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD December chic.8o m.rk.u luluirs pi id's DM niajm in Illr I mlccj Stall's miiviil tins week itlleiluiK iiiimelan diin.iiul .mil u.niaused lliiiiuKlluiit Hie wuilil SUK.II iulure' wele Wheat and com luliuesi losed on nil even tout s mi tin lloanl nl 'liaile but tMls rose a lew pi limes while sinlM'ans dei lined willi soy nil and meal lied biiHliis gained about twoienlsa pound lui Illr wiTk Hog luluics inipioved on Mei I'.Ailiaiigi hut live tallle .mil poikhelK luluiis weieniegulai mill shell egg Indues Moil pin e movements in the week wcie nei vous as though maikets needed duel tiifii The eilelgv nsls in Hi it.mi Undid to inllueiue selling ol Iht soialltd mdusliial 01 haid i om- modiliis and Inm'ii weie siane The1 shoiliiud woik vu'ok deuec'd in liri tain at wuk s ind appealed to woik domislu iiiminodities lowei l.npoil Ijusnuss also eased and the agiiiulluie depaitnunt estimated MOI Id wheat piodiKtion higher than cji In i in 1971 also c onti ilmUng to the lie.insh sentiment I inl.iv thru' vim1 I'.uiopeali ii'poits thai il Hi Ham s monetaiv and ineigv piohlems expand theie might IK a in monelarv values 'Ihe mi and nil stukes ol in the tlniled Slates some delivciv problems loi livestock men and tended tomllLcni e selling ol cattle and hug futuic-s lleavivi than normal at the major stockyards also contributed to the bearish mood but there wab a small measure of recovery at week s end Grain quotations Friday Wheat Dec 529 War 5 10 May 4 92 Jul 4 46 Sep 4 42 COT Dec 2 61 i Mar 2 68 May 2 72 Jji 273 Sen 2 70 Dec 2 56 2 53 Oas 3ec 35 1 JJ 35 7 i 36 7 Beef futures WINNIPEG Live beet futures close Friday 47 90 Mar 49 50 May 50 SON Jly 50 55N Tnursdays volume Two contracts stocks low in light trade Ihe ovei the lovvel in hghl I lading this week In Cai U'M plil Ml lo bid and asked Units V lo hid anil VI I asked I'l 111 and Vi asked and lolls lumpei 2rnents lo 7ri nls hid and In mini s and oils IIC Oils lust lo M hid .mil yi asked I ipuam 'M louts to Vi rill hid and tli asked Initiative 21 mils lo UriO bid and asked Kobiii Kid Laki 10 lenls In U 05 hid and tl 211 asked and Alk III i rills In fiO Kills bid mil Ml tents aiked Slain nisi J5 i cnls In 40 bid and M Ml asked es-ave JO i ems to tints bid riri nuts .iiki'd Kappa 11 in u ills bid anil lili iinlsasked onsolidati'd I'liilessol III lenls lo 7111 ml- bid mil 71 tents asked and New lobuike III tcllti to 40 tents bid and till mils asked The Herald- Business Bonds GOVNT OF CANADA BONDS Oct 9775 9825 Jul 10200 10300 Sept 8000 8100 Sept 7900 8100 Sept 15 Perp 38 00 40 00 Apr 9950 10000 Jul 10050 10100 PROV For BC Tel Bell Tel Bell Tel CP Ltd CP Secur Utll CWNG Gulf Oil Gulf OH 90 79 '91 90 10200 101 00 10300 9900 1Q3QO 10400 10400 9800 10400 10300 10500 101 00 iQS 00 10600 10600 10000 10000 GUARANTEED Pr Pp Ont Nick 00 C Cda 00 Pp Pp Tr Man Gas Gas Man Ram Tr C Tr Egg prices EDMONTON Weekly egg and poultry report issued by the Maine Anjou Production Sale Fri. Dec. 21-7 p.m. Supper Party at p.m. Drill Camrose Fair Grounds Alberta J. Lethbridge Everyone Welcome Heifer Calves Bulls Blood Bred Heifers Blood Open Heifer Calves Cows Bred Sires. Berun Covmo Epmal Approx. 100 Cattle on offer For transportation or accommodation Auctioneers Otto and Dennis Streberg Box Alberts Lie. 0100098 and Phone 672-2114 THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET CHIEF VIEW FARMS COMPLETE DAIRY DISPERSION Dec. 17th 11 a.m. 115 DAIRY CATTLE Including 15 Registered Brown Swiu with 72 Holsteint Zt Ayrshire Guernsey Jersey Owners K S J Folsom Hillspnng Phone 626-3368 300 500 HOGS SELL at 1 p.m. ALl COWS CALVES SPECIAL 50 EWES Various ages Market Hogs Shipped Daily I Live Weight and Dreeaed Basis___________I Special Rancher Calf Sale Dec. p.m. 500 HEAD TOP QUALITY RANCH CALVES YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE and CALVES Thursday -1 600'- HEAD 600 SIMMENTAL COW DISPERSION r 70-3 ytar old Blood Cows Sired by BISMARK Pregnancy examined and due with second call this la an outstanding year end opportunity to purchase top quality one owner Slmmental Cattle BIO SKY LAND and CATTLE LTD. PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Located In the Hub of Southern Alberta's Livestock Industry 3 miles east of LeMbrldge on Highway 3 and V4 mile south BOX LETHBRIDQE Phono Day or Ntfhl 32t-3101 PLl-ASE NOTE NEW PHONE NUMBER 320-3101 Company LlcontV No. 071465 JOfPiBLICH BALOO TONY PERLICH federal agriculture department I To producers A large 71 A medium 68 A small B C 10 cracks 28 To retailers A large 83-84 A medium 80-81 A small 65-69 cents extra m To consumers A large 92-93 A medium A small 75 ciu i i in To producers Live No 1 chicken broilers 34 6 and 39 5 and under 6 Fowl under 4 10-12 turkey under 12 to over 18 45 Live No 2 chicken 6 and over 35 5 and under 6 Turkey 44 12to18 over 18 43 E-L Financial Corp. Ltd.. lour Dec record Dec series A 12Vt cents. Jan record Dec 26 LiureniMe Financial Corp.. 12M 40 pfd 35 00 pld SO all payable Dec. 31. record Dec. 6V. per cent Jan record Jan 10 Markel Financial Holdings Ltd.. live Jan record Dec 28 Northern and Central Qae Corp IS llrst pfd 85 both payable March record Fob second ptd series .Feb record Jan 18. second ptd series 37'i Feb 15. record Jan llrst pld second series. March record Feb SO Jr pfd first March record March 15 Canada class A. 6'A both payable Feb 1 record Jan 15 Weelcoasl Petroleum 50 pld cents. Dec record Dec 14 Fleotwood nine months ended Sept 1973. S392.000 profit General Distributors ol Canada nine months ended Oct 1973. 49 cents a S2.964.000. 49 cents John Labatt six months end- ed Oct 31 22 a 03 Milton Group nine months ended Sept 30 lOMnts a 1972 S170 000 loss 30 cents Flour Mills Co. six months ended Oct 31 01 a 26 cents Oil Patch Industries year ended Sept 30 1973. 36 cents a 27 cents Reltman's Canada nine months ended Oct 31 54 cents a 43 cents Reprox Corp. nine months ended Sept 30 1973. 37 cents a 12 cents Sangamo Co Ltd.. nine months ena ed Sept 30 53 a share 27 Silver Standard Mines Ltd six months ended Sept 30 1972 853 Surpass Chemicals nine months ended Sept 30 1 3 cents a 1972 four cents Wamngton Products Ltd nine ended Sept 30 8b cents u no per share figure Iniliixirlrh Inl. three months ended Oct. 31 40 centa a 27 cents lioulttii .mil Miiri K I three months ended Oct 31 1972. Iliiinllioii Mil. six months ended Ocl 31 34 cents a 37 cents I uliliit.. I nl. 28 weeks ended Oct 13 loss. a 98 cents I m I. I ill. 40 cents ended Nov 3 37 cents a share 1972. 30 cents Ltd. year Oct 3i 53 a 26 cents NII-I Inir- Lid. year ended Sept 30 33 a 72 cents I nl. 40 cents ended Nov 3 63 6 cents a share 60 6 cents Sinn tnree montns enaed Oct 31 13 cents a share 13 cents Doman Industries year ended Oct 31. 1973. a 72 cents Dividends INI. VSVDIVN riu.'-s Dividends are quarterly unless otherwise noted t orp lid. 15 Jan record Dec 31 III anil I cents Dec record Dec 19 four Dec record Dec 20 H.ikims Mil. Jan record Jan 15 lliulsiMi Mining .mil Him I hi. 40 plus an extra ol 50 cents Jan 15 record Dec 31 MacLEAN LIVESTOCK LTD means Sound Order Buying DUE TO 1. Direct buying of fresh rancher yearlings and calves 2. Large weekly shipments of feeder cattle Central and Northern Saskatchewan Interior Brltlth Columbia 3. Complete coverage of local auction markets. Employ Us to Beef up' Your Phone Mac MacLean 732-4211 Box 419-Picture Butte PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally located In the centre of a large cattle feeding and hog raising country RANCH CALVES Feeder and Fat Cattle Dec. 19th 800 HE AD highlighted by... 300 Staers and Nailers calves from one owner 50 Holstein Steers 700 from B. G. Nolan and Sons. Trucking Branding Vaccinating Order Buying Government Veterinary Feeding Pens HOG AND DAIRY CATTLE SALE every Saturday at 1 p.m. SAT. DEC. 22nd COMPLETE DISPERSAL 7 Holttein Milk From one owner STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER SALE TUESDAY. DEC. 18th 1 P.M. EXPECTING 400 HEAD Highlighted by 70 Cows Bred Chlanina Irom one owner. Also 3 Charolais Bulls 18 months old. For Information and IOC IIIDIQ Phone 732-4400 Listings Contact JIM Of W C J U fl 19 Picture Butte Picture Butte Auction Market Picture Alberta Auction market located 16 miles north ol Lethbrldge on Hlghwav 25 Ottawa OTTAWA Sales ol slaughter cattle and calves declined at the 10 public stockyards across Canada lor the third consecutive week About were offered than last week Toronto reported mid-week losses lor top grade steers In western prices were steady except Winnipeg where only moderate de- mand was reported Top grade heller prices were steady In all centres 01 and 02 cow prices were uneven with Toronto reporting mid-week gains Western prices Increased to with the exception ol Edmonton where early losses ol 50 to were reported under moderate trading Vealer call prices were steady In all centres while teeaeler cattle and calf sales declined more than 000 head with about 12.300 on oiler Sheep and lamb sales declined by 300 with about on oiler Toronto reported mid-week losses and gains by the end of the week while other centres experienced steady prices Index 100 hog prices dropped by 35 cents in Toronto and western prices declined from 25 cents to sKHkt I'HHI.S Slaughter steers A-1 and A- 2 Calgary 50-46. Edmonton 50-44 Saskatnon Win- nipeg Toronto 50 A-1 and A-2 Calgary 41 Edrronton Saskatoon Winnipeg Toronto 0-1 and 0-2 cows Calgary Edmonton Saskatoon Winnipeg 50-37 Toronto 50-35.50. Slaughter good and choice Winnipeg grain WINNIPEG All com- modities turned lower in a moderate volume of trade Friday in the Win- nipeg Commodity Exchange Flax was well oft previous levels at the close and rapeseed dropped sharply early m the session and never recovered Rye was relatively firm to easier in a mixed demand Oats and barley were ignored throughout the day Volume of trade Thursday was bushels of no 000 of 1 636 000 of rapeseed and 964 000 of rye Grain quotes Friday 1 47 Vj ll.ii Gold futures WINNIPEG Gold U S Winnipeg Commodity Ex- change close Jan 74 106 70. Apr 74 110 Jly 74 113 SOB. Oct 74 Ufa Jan 75 11900 Thursday s volume 116 contracts Hog prices EDMONTON Closing average prices Friday provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board with Thursday average in brackets Edmonton 52 77 Red Deer Calgary 5260 Lelhbndge Nil Lloydmmster 52 00 Fort Macleod Nil Total hog sales 3110 average 52 77 No sows Metals LONDON Closing metals bidask in pounds sterling a metric ton silver in pence a troy ounce Friday 865 870 futures 807 808 Tin-spot 24102415 futures 2320 2 Lead-spot 214 215 futures 215 216 Zinc-spot b20 futures 535 517 Silver-spot 129 5 129 7 3 months 1117 Dollar value MONTREAL US dollar in tefms of Canadian funds'closed Fri- day unchanged at 99 49-50 Pound sterling was down 11-20 at 30 4-5 In New York the Canadian dollar was unchanged at 00 1-50 Pound sterling was down 11-20 at 17-20 Gold prices LONDON Closing gold prices Friday U S dollars an London-105 00 Pans-103 85 54 Hong Kong-102 73 I per Livestock veal Edmonton Saskatoon Toronto Montreal 74 Feeder steers over 750 pounds Calgary Edmonton Saskatoon Winnipeg Toronto Good lambs Calgary Ed- monton Saskatoon Toronto Montreal 50 Index 100 hogs dressed Calgary Edmonton Saskatoon Winnipeg 90-56 Toronto 75-58 05 Lethbrldge Sales Monday to 318 25 lambs si Butcher cattle prices steady to 1 50 higher Replacement cattle steady to strong Cattle market active There were Insufficient slaughter steers and heifers on offer to es- tablish reliable quotations All classes of cows meeting keen demand. D1 and 2 cows 1 00-1 50 D4 cows 2 00 or more higher Bulls steady Medium and good stocker and feeder steers and stock calves meeting very good demand Irom local buyers at strong prices I.II11 II I Cows 01 and 2 33 25-34 03 3200-3300. 04 2700-3150 Bulls good 36 00-37 25 1111-I u nn M i 11.1. Good feeder steers over 750 Ibs 43 00-46 25 Good feeder steers un- der 750 Ibs 44 00-53 50 Good feeder heilers 42 00-47 00 Good stock cows 32 00-35 50 Good stock steer calves all weights 52 00-62 75 Good stock heifer calves all weights 44 00-51 00 IHM.S I Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lelhbndge Yards 52 20-54 55 base price Weaner and feeder hogs sold 1 00-4 00 per head higher Weaners 21 00-28 00 Light feeders under 100 Ibs 27 25-45 75 Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs 4000-5700 all prices per head Light feeders under 100 Ibs sold from 40 00-51 00 per cwt Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs 35 50-39 50 per cwt Bred sows and gilts 50- 00 per head Boars 00 per head Good lambs 30 00-33 00 Calgary K'I'I s sales hugs and lambs nil Catlli1 market unchanged No hogi sold There were 1.891 head of livestock sold this week at Perhch Bros Auc- tion Market Ltd Receipts included 1 083 cattle and 808 hogs The market was strong and active on all classes 01 livestock Price quotations as follows- A1 and A2 steers 41 to 42.50 A1 and A2 hellers none on oiler 01 and 02 cows 30 to 33 SO 04 cows 25 to 29.50 Shelly cows 1650 to 24 Bologna bulls 36 to 38 50 IIM'I.MI MI.M Steer calves 57 to 63 25. Steer calves Ibs 54 to 61.25 Plain quality steer all weights 50 to 53 Feeder steers 800 47 to 60. Feeder steers 800 Ibs 43 to 46 Hols- teln and shorlkeep steers 38 to 46 Heller calves 47 to 55 25 Heller calves Ibs 45 to 56 Plain quality heifer calves 40 to 45 Feeder hellers 39 to 46 Feeder cows 25 to 33 Good quality stock cows and hellers 425 to 600 Medium quality stock cows and hellers 360 to 425 Plain quality stock cows and heifers 250 to 350 mini Market hogs dressed weight 51 90 to 54 90 Good weaners 20 to 31 50 Light weaners 12 to 20 Feeders 100 28 to 40 Bred sows and gilts 130 to 175 Baby calves 60 to 90 Alberta grain EDMONTON Price fluctuations indicate more general activity in the movement ol feed grains This is con- firmed by the increase m listings and enquiries through the various ex- changes Lethbndge and district prices ranging wheat oats 1 55 and barley 25-S2 35 Medicine Mat Brooks buyers bidding wheat oats 35-S1 45 and barley 35 Around Calgary prices quoted are wheat 00-S3 40. oats 40 and barley S2 20-S2.30 Red Deer prices declined slightly with wheat S3 00-S3 40. oats 15- 30 and barley 00-S2 15 The Vermilion area reports wheat oats 1 30 and barley 80-S2 25 In the Edmonton district wheat strengthened S3 25S3 oats 20- 40 and barley 15-S230 Peace River prices remained un- changed again with wheat S3 00- 40. oats 25-S1 40 and barley 00-S2 25 REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY 11 A.M. INCLUDED IN THE MONDAY SALE LARRY OSEEN PRODUCTION SALE DEC. p.m. BROWN SWISS-HEREFORD CROSS HEIFERS Including 30 Bred to Reglelered Brown Swill Bull to SO Heifer to 550 consignment from Lloyd Brodereon 20 Hereford Cowe Bred to Brown SwlM 20 Swlu Croat Cilvet HOG SALES every WEDNESDAY We will be assembling Market Hogs for the Marketing Board and sell Wesner and Feeder NO HOGS WILL BE SOLD MONDAYS REGULAR CATTLE SALES WILL CONTINUE EVERY MONDAY Due to the tremendous response to our Special Seles through Ihe hsivy runs In the pest. we. el Prairie Live- stock Ltd. have set the following dates to help our customers decide on which day they would choose to sell their livestock. Dec. a.m. STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER SALE Expecting 500 Head ALL SPECIAL SALIS WILL COMMINCI AT A.M. RBQULAR SALBS BVBRY MONDAY AT A.M. I Don't be content to accept one offer at consign your live- I stock to where you are guaranteed to have the Auction Rirg full of Buyers to bid on your product PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE TABER DAY OR NIGHT JOHNNY CHARLTON LIC.M3 Sales Manager GARYJENSEN CHIEF VIEW FARMS COMPLETE DAIRY DISPERSION Dec. a.m. 115 DAIRY CATTLE Including 15 REG. BROWN SWISS 72 HOLSTEINS 28 AYRSHIRE. JERSEY The Herd to In various stages of milk production. Top alres have been used representing Brown Malne-AnJou ft Ayrshire breeds. This Is a young herd of producing cows that excel in butterfat production. If you need replacements for your dairy or a good family make definite plane to attend this large dispersion. Owners-K J FOLSOM Phone Alta. JOE lie. PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. PERLICH A A Li BALOQ TOMV PERLICM 010293 Lie fM74M Mr. 010M2 Located In the Hub of Southern Alberta Livestock Industry 3 miles East of Lethbrldge on Highway 3 and V. South New Phone Number 329-3101 ;