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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE 1ETHDRIDGE HERAID Snlurdoy, Decembur iS, 1971 miclice each year I Grain prices 'Livestock market report Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) Trading continued light with nil prices rxcepl flax remaining steady at Lethbriclge Livestock Kales Monday to Friday 424 cattle; 193 calves; hogs; WASHINGTON (API Ralph Nader associate charged medical malpractice that the include at least 250 vic- yesterday iit least KI.IKIO; lims of "unnecessary tunsilec- the close of the Winnipeg Grain I 111 lambs. Exchange Friday. liutclier panic steady to 50 Flax futures were up lo I wo bWcr- cat- i e s and adcnoideetomie. appendectomies and the would die anyway, Sidney Wolfe. "Tragically, they often clude the vouns and healthy. Wolfe, a representative of Xa- dr-r's healtlt-research group. told the U.S. commission on mid 5111 that die ol unnecessary its early fi.'iins on moderate trad- ing consisting mainly of local and commission house activity The volume of trade Thurs- day was bushels of rye, and 'of Americans die anmuily ;is a ru- lull of two million unnecessary surgical operations The victims "are not exclu-1 annlhcr 500 (hat die from unncc- the old and the sick who hysierprtomies said Dr ttolfc said he out the figures, i wluch he said lie feels are too conservative, from a liHle-no-. lioed hook, How Avoid Un- i f flax neef-ssary Surgery, recently Ia'lesee lied by ,i "well-trained! ('.rain quotes and highly respecVd sin-Rcon" j who used the pseudonym Dr. Lawrence SYMPTOM OF CHIMS Wolfe saiil the of malpractice suits "offers par- ,jous lie 50 cents higher. Cattle mar- ket active. (Jooil and choice butcher steers meeting Rood demand, with the hulk of these selling as heavy feeders. Good butcher heifers scarce and selling steady. medium and good cows about steady with heifery kinds to 24. Friday (basis World Ixnik i nigh Flax Dec HT'i May 2 rising number _ Mcdiur.- and goal stocker and I feeder steers meeting keen de- Low Close prjccs 5o or more higher 235'i 2.15 borrows million. tial testimony to the incompct- 235': 245 2AK Hapcserd Vancouver once of doctors as lo proper di- ai'nosis and of" but is only a symptom of what he called a national hpalfh-care crisis. "Whereas we are presently in the midst of delineating the so- j (j verily of this crisis." he said, "we are just at the threshold of Jan _.. IVFar 2iil'i Jure 261 2G03j Haprsred Thunder Bay 230 250 May in spots Stock steer and heifer calves steady to strong, under good de- mand. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice 33.50 to 34, good 32.25 to 3.1.25. Heifers good 30.25 to 31, med- j him 211 to 29.50. j Cows, good 22.25 to 23. med- ium 20 to 22, canncrs and cut- ters 17 to 19.50. Bulls, good 22.50 to REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers over Ibs. 33 to 34.10. Good heavy feeder steers 750 to 950 Ibs. 33 to 36.50. Good light stock steers 575 to MO Ibs. 35 to 38.50. Good feeder heifers 31 tc 34.50. Good stock cows 270 to 315 per head. Good stock steer calves un- der 450 Ibs. 41 to 46. Good stock steer calves over Ibs. 3B to 42. Good stock heifer calves 34 to 38.50 with sales to 42. HOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge yards 24.90 to 26.35 base price. Weaner and feeder hogs steady to 4.00 per liead higher. Weaners 6.75 to 21. Light feeders under Ibs. 14 to 19. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 19 to 30.25 all prices per head. Good lambs 21.50. MONTREAL iCP'l Tile Bank of Montreal today .signed an agreement to lend the World Bank million to be used for a crowing public rebellion to its jiy oec jfav economic development loans to existence, member countries I'D 1n now. ISarley said, attempts The bank said this was the to deal with the medical mal- first time the World Bank has practice question have been hm- borrowed from a commercial iled to physicians, lawyers and bank in North America. insurance companies. medical-legal-insurance now must weleome a Bcof fuliircs The agreement was signed by .T. Leonard Walker, president nnd chief executive officer of the Bank of Montreal, and E. II. Tintbcrg. treasurer of the World Bank. Mr. Walker said the loan rep- resent.? an important step for the Bank of Montreal in partici- pating directlv in advancing tile work being done by the World Bank with developing nations. A total of 116 countries are members of Ihe World Bank and they have subscribed a telal of billion of its capi- WINNIPEG id1' Live heef futures close Friday. I'uce its start in the. Jan 3-i.30N: Mar World Bank has lent nnre than 3.1.BIB: May 32.85N. JIG.7 billion, primarily for basic i Thursday's volume: No con- development projects. i tracts. in at ana. cJ-la, INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS May Jly Rye Dec May Jlv "The trinity new partner. Ihe public." Wolfe said. "Although consumer repre- I serifatives mav lack some of the 250 B2'4 67 H 107 108V4 108 lOK-s 1031s Consumer prices rise in cities Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON hostel complain CALGARY (CP) A peti- tion signed by 90 residents of the single men's hostel and list- ing 30 complaints about the centre's operation has been presented to the hostel man-: ager. One of the chief complaints Is that the men, mostly with- out jobs or money, are forced out of tile building from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., except for 30 min- utes at lunch. Jim Collins, a hostel resident OTTAWA (CP) Quebec City residents faced the largest November rise in consumer prices of 14 major Canadian cit- ies, Statistics Canada reported Thursday. The consumer price index in- creased by nine-tenths of one per cent in Quebec City during the month. The largest increase for the 12 months ending with j November, however, was in j Vancouver, where consumer prices were up 3.9 per cent. Only two cities showed no bl- member of Welfare Rights the Calgary Association, DEPARTMENT OF INDIAN AFFAIRS AND NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT BAND MANAGER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FINANCIAL AND GENERAL AD- MINISTRATION UNDERSTANDING OF INDIAN ACT AND ABILITY TO WORK WITH INDIAN PEOPLE. GEN- ERAL KNOWLEDGE OF SOCIAL PROGRAMS, TENDER- ING AND CONTRACT PROCEDURES FARMING AND RANCHING. INTERESTED APPLICANTS SUBMIT LETTER IN OWN HANDWRITING TO: SECRETARY ERMINESKIN BAND, BO 219, HOBBEMA, ALBERTA, NOT tATER THAN DECEMBER 28, 1971. PLEASE INDICATE EDUCATION, WORK HISTORY, PRO- VIDE REFERENCES AND SAtARY REQUESTED. INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD FOLLOWING CLOSING DATE OF APPLICATIONS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT THE ADMIN- ISTRATOR HOBBEMA, PHONE 585-3790. said the men have no place to go and have to walk the streets in temperatures below zero. Those with money usually end up in beer parlors, he said. Other complaints were about the quality of foorl and lack of communication between resi- dents and management. "We can't talk to anybody about our problems or griev- ances. "I was told thai I would be thrown out or transferred to the Salvation Army Hostel if I con- tinued to press for better con- ditions. "Our other grievances large- ly emanate from this lack of communication." Hostel manager Lome Dagg j said any comment on the pcti- j rion would have come from the provincial government which took over the hostel operation from a private company Dec. 1. ADD TO INCOME i Potatoes account for about three per cent of Canadian farm income. Royal Bank files suit DETROIT (AP) The Roval Bank of Canada has started a suit in United States District Court here against four mem- bers of the Parsons Group of Investors. Named in the suit are Don- ald H. Parsons, Thomas H. Wagner, James C. Holmes and Herbert Fisher and three in- vestment companies in which they were partners. The bank said the defendants had failed to repay three prom- isory notes totalling which fell due in December, 1970. and May, 1971. The suit did not state the purpose for which the loans were made, but Irving A. Aug- ust, lawyer for Parsons, said real estate on the Caribbean Island of Granada was in- volved. Parsons, a lawyer, formerly was chairman of Detroit's Bank of the Commonwealth and the principal figure in a chain of other banks. creases In the consumer price index last John's, Nfld., remained steady and Saint John, N.B., declined by one-tenth of one per cent. Increased housing and clo- thing costs were evident in most citira. Statistics Canada reported earlier that the cross-Canada consumer price index for Nov- ember was 135.4, up from 134.9 in October. An index of 135.4 prices in general have risen 35.4 per cent since The picture by western cities: WESTERN CITIES Edmonton-Calgary: A month- ly increase of eight-tenths of one per cent left prices three per cent above a year earlier. Food prices on the average rose 2.3 per cent during November. Winnipeg: November brought a seventh-tenths of one per cent general rise in prices, which were 2.4 per cent above a year earlier. The largest monthly in- creases were 1.2 per cent for food and one per cent for health and personal care. Saskatoon-Regina; Consumer prices rose six-tenths of one per cent last month and 2.5 per cent over the 12-month period. Food prices were up 1.5 per cent from October while higher gaso- line prices pushed transporta- tion costs up one per cent. Vancouver: A half-per-ccnt November price rise left con- sumers paying 3.9 pel1 cent more than a year earlier. Food prices went up 1.4 per cent dur- ing November but costs of health and personal care de- clined eight-tenths of one per cent th.-.t month. The Lethbridge Public Stock- yards will be closed Dec. 24 to 27 inclusive, however, the usual facilities will be provided for the handling of livestock. Perlich Livestock There were head of live- stock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 030 cattle and hogs. Cattle prices were steady on all classes. Price quotations as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE: There were no fat steers or heifers on offer. Good butcher cows 22 23; medium 20 to 22; canners and cutters 17 to 20. REPLACEMENT CATTLE: Good quality ranch steer calves 300 to 550 Ibs. 42 to 4fi; plainer quality 38 to 42; light feeder steers to 39; feeder steers over B50 Ibs. 34 to 35; holstein steer calves 36 to 40; good ranch heifer calves 34 to 37; plain quality heifer calves 27 to 33; good feeder heifers 33 to 34.50; young feeder cows 21 to 24; older feeding cows 18 to i 21. i HOGS AND DAIRY CATTLE: All classes of weaner and feeder hogs sold at prices 2 to 5 per head higher to local and out of area buyers. Market hogs traded at 23.95 to 26.10 this week. Good weaners 11 to 14.75; light weaners fl.25 to 11; light feeder hogs under 100 Ibs. 14 to 22.25; feeders over 10( Ibs. 22 to 30.50; bred sows and gilts 36 to 64 depending on qual- ity. Good quality springing hei- fers and dairy cows 350 to 410. Medium quality 240 to 350. Mocleod Livestock FORT MACLEOD On offer at the Fort Macleod Auction Market this week were head of cattle and calves. Slaughter classes were stronger for the week with a steady demand for stackers, feeders, stocker cows and calves. Slaughter cattle, choice steers to Ibs. 33.10 to 34.10; low choice heifers 900 to Ibs. 31.60 to 31.90; good cows 22.50 to 23.80; medium cows 20.50 to 22: canners and cutters 17 to 20: good baloney bulls 23 to 25; and medium bulls 20.25 to 21.50. Stackers and feeders, good short keep steers 33 to 33.90; good feeder steers 750 to 850 Ibs. 35 to 36; good feeder hei- fers 33.50 to 35.75; good feed- er cows 21.50 to 24; medium feeder cows 18 to 20. Calves, good steers 400 to 475 Ibs. 45 to 47.20; 475 to 550 Ibs. 43 to 46; 300 to 350 Ibs. 46 to 48; good heifers 325 to 425 Ibs. 36 to 40.50; 450 to 500 Ibs. 34 to 37.50. Stock cows and bred heifers, good cows 290 to 320; medium cows 250 to 275; choice heifers 290 to 310; good heifers 265 to 280; and medium to light hei- fers 240 to 255. Ottawa weekly livestock report OTTAWA (CP) Cattle of- ferings at the 10 public stock- yards from Monday to Thu-s- day this week totalled head, head below last week and above the cor- responding week a year ago, the agriculture department re- ported Friday. Eastern market deliveries were down head at and western markets were down 509 head at Marketings at the public stockyards were substantially lower this week following the same downward trend as last year. Markets at public markets were down head from last week, totalling bead. Feeder prices were steady In most markets. SVeers up 25 to 50 cents, heifers steady and cow prices were down 50 cents to in most centres. Quality of fed beef was lower this week. Hog prices dropped in the range of 15 cents to more than ?1 in nearly all markets. Choice steers: Montreal 36 to 36.50; Toronto 35.50 to 36.50; Winnipeg 30.50 to 35; Saskatoon 33 to 34.25; Edmonton 33 to 33.50; Calgary 33.75 lo 34.50. Good heifers: Montreal 25 to 26.75; Toronto 32 to 33; Winni- peg 30.50 to 31.50; Saskatoon 30 to 31; Edmonton 30 to 30.50; Calgary 30.50 to 31.50. Good cows: Montreal 22.50 to 1.75; Toronto 23 to 24; Winni- peg 22 to 23; Saskatoon 21 to 22.50; Edmonton 21 to 22.50; Calgary 22 to 23.30. Good feeder steers: Toronto 34 to 38; Winnipeg 32 to 36; Saskatoon 33 to 37.50; Edmon- ton 34 to 40; Calgary 32.50 to 36.60. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 43.50 to 51.50; Toronto 38 to 47; Winnipeg 45 to 55; Saskatoon 86.50 to 38.50; Ed- monton 28 to 41.50. Good lambs: Montreal 27.50 to 31.50; Toronto 27 to 29; Win- nipeg 21 to 24; Edmonton 19 to 21; Calgary 19-50 to 20. Basic hogs: Toronto 27.15 to 29.75; Winnipeg 24.35 to 26; Saskatoon 23.40 to 24.60; Ed- monton 24.25 to 27; Calgary 24.25 to 25.90. Welfare swells WASHINGTON (AP) Ths government announced Thurs- day that 14.4 million persons were on welfare in the United States in August, an increase of from July, and received cash payments totalling bil- lion. r FOR COMPLETE LIVESTOCK SALES AND SERVICE Consign to French SLAUGHTER HOGS Assembled and sold-MONDAY thru FRIDAY SPECIAL FEEDER HOG SALES MONDAYS AT 1 P.M. Can I clical convicted at Calgary CALGARY (CP) Mervin Mackiw, 44, of Edmonton was fined Thursday with l.hc alternative of three months in jail for cheating at cards. He was convicted Wednesday in provincial court after Judge F. A. Thurgood was told by RCMP officers they observed the man peeking at cards and taking a second deal where only one was allowed. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22 1 p.m. SPECIAL CONSIGNMENT OF 250 FEEDER CATTLE AND CALVES 400 to 800 Ibs. INCLUDING APPROX. 60 TOP QUALITY HOLSTEIN FEEDER STEERS NOTE: THE MARKET WILL BE CLOSED FOR TRADING FRIDAY and MONDAY, DECEMBER 24th and 27th REGULAR SALES ON OTHER DAYS CONSIGN AIL YOUR LIVESTOCK TO C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY Alberta Stockyards Phone 327-0101-Res. 328-3986 P.O. BOX SS 1-1-7 LETHBRIDGE Ed French 328-3966 Ken Miller 758-6607 Magrnlh Lou DoJager 327-9548 C. W. Henniger 327-7354 LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGENTS ORDER BUYERS EXPORTERS SALE OF MEAT In 1868, the sale of cattle, pigs and slicep in Canada amounted to about million, or about 32 pDr cent of the total cash receipts of farms. NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET TLJES., DEC. 21st at a.m. 50Q-HEAD-5QO ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE INCLUDING 400 PRE-CONDITIONED CALVES FROM B1U GLENN, PINCHER CREEK ONE SALE ONLY THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK TUESDAY, DEC. 28 For Information and Lilting! Contact PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET IdRfilly located In HIM cimlrft Calf, Feeder and FAT CATTLE every Wednesday at 1 p.m. 400 HEAD Highlighted By 60 500 to 600 Ib. HoUtnin Steers from ono owner. 175 900 Ih. Holttein Stcert nf n Cntlln Tttndi Trucking Branding ir Vaccinnting it Order Buying it Government Veterinary if Fooding Pens ond Hog Railing Country CHRISTEN May rfie wonder fit Christ's fill your hearts with joy, peaca and happy dopes. For Information ond liMingi conloct JQE JURIS _ Auction market located 16 mtlei north of Loth bridge Highway 25 Phone, 732-4400 Piclure Bull. REGULAR CATTLE SALE t MONDAYS AT p.m. BE SURE TO ATTEND CUR REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARITON Lie. 293 Sales Manager GARY JENSEN THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS from lending hog producers at 1 p.m. WEANERS FEEDERS SOWS BOARS DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP 6 TOP QUALITY HOLSTEIN DAIRY COWS Market assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS' SPECIAL CALF SALES WED., DEC 22nd at 1 p.m. 400 HEAD EXPECTED AND EVERY WEDNESDAY IN DECEMBER BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 p.m. 4 500 HEAD EXPECTED HOLIDAY SALES Hog Sale Tues., Dec. 28 at 1 p.m. Calf Sale Wed., Dec. 29 at 1 p.m. (FINAL CALF SALE) Feeder Sale Dec. 30 at 1 p.m. 1972 SALES SCHEDULE TUESDAY-HOGS THURSDAY-FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. located In Hub Of Southern Albnrta'i livestock Industry 3 Mil.l East Of LethbTidg. On Highway 3 And Mil. South BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 ;