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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 T1IE 1FTHBRIDCF HEPAID frlitoy. December 74. 1971 Weather unkind this In a can-fully wn.lcd Christ- mas messapp 'to the southi-n Alberta the govern-; merit wealhcnnan said: "bah, humbug. Cloudy and n.ld fur Christmas, Mm- and five around the I1' However, the nf mercy Chinook that arrived Ml Pincher Creek may wann sibiy In aboiil a', we long enough, fur la.-', minute Christmas shoppim: I" Ft'irt long-dead cars According I" man. the U'd would dis'-ipi'lc a hours after n arriv city. As a final gesture of --ea-nnal defiance the weaiherman pointed out last year's pre- Christmas and Christmas tem- peratures. On Dec. 23, 1970, the high rei-orded was 27 above with a low of Hi, compared with Thursday night's in Iwlow. lice J4, HI70 saw a high of 211 wilh a low of 3 above. With the of a temporary Chinook Mhhridgc and area should be ;.hle In watch the previous year's high. Christmas Day. 1970, saw the temperatures skyrocket to 40 above irith a low of 24. The best we can hope for this year is In-low lo 51 above. Beef futures Live hcef futures close Thursday. .Ian 34.50; Mar 33.50B; May Wednesday's volume: two contracts. i Klnal'cincl, [JniKrancej Ma. INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON 507A 7lh STREET SOUTH NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET TUES., DEC. 28th at 10.30 a.m. 5QQ-HEAD-500 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE As we draw to the close Of another good year' Think of friends and relations And family so dear, Of wealth in good Healtii, and good cheer; Of hopes for the future And thanks that we're Of that did bald foes cow That raised a good calf, Of those good years of ranching Higher markets (his half, Of that prank at the branding. That brought a good laugh, Of those long days (hat proved You can still take the gaff, Of that big sorrel geldin. That carried you far. Of that extra big steer cheque That bought the new car; Of that day and mom's cookies Your hand in the ;ar, Of that time on the hot roof You slid in the tor. Of the tree and the trimmings That Christmas Day feast, Of the maker who taught us That life is just leased; Of the lady who rode on That short legged beast Of the babe in the manger That star in the east. Now our thoughts and wishes To you clientele In years to come may each Cow rim the bell; May the good Lord wotchss Keep you hnppy and well- FROM US ALL AT THE CROSSROADS A JOYOUS NOEL! FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET rtir uitltll Calgary livestock NO SALES lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to cattle: 45 calves; hogs; an lambs. SU.ND1AKV Hutcher cattle prices 25-50 m- more higher. Replacement, call lo steady to strong. Cattle market strong and active. Good and choice butc her steers meeting very good de- mand, pi-ices 25 more higher. Good and choice butcher hcif- ea.s meeting keen demand, prices 50 or more higher, grade and yield considered. Medium anc1 good cows strong to 25 higher. Bulls steady. Medium and good sleeker and feeder steers continue to meet very good demand from local buyers at strong prices. SLAUGHTER CATTLE choice 33.75 to 34.30 good 32.50 to 33.50. 31.75 to 32.50. good 30.50 to 31.50. 22.25 to 23.25, medium 20 to 22. canners and cutters 17 to 19.50. 22 to 23. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good heavy feeder steel's over Ibs. 33 to 34.50; good heavy feeder steers 750 tfl 950 Ibs. 34 to 36.50; good light stock steers 600 to 700 Ibs. 36 to 39; good feeder lieifers 31 to 3.4.50. HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold tnis week at the Yards 23.40 to 24 base price. There were 450 hogs sold for export price converted to 18.80 to 19.10 live- weight. Weaner and feeder hogs sold strong to as much as 2.00 per head higher. Weaners 7 to 13. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. 13.25 to 19. Heavy feed- ers over 100 Ibs. 22.75 to 34 all prices per head. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. sold from 22 to 26 per hundreoVeight. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 19 to 22.50 per hundredweight. Good lambs Taber Livestock TABER On offer this week was 542 head of livestock con- sisting of 389 cattle and 173 hogs. Trade was active with most classes holding steady to just a little stronger. Stock cows and bred heifers stronger. Light feeder cows up Year- ling feeder steers gained SI. Yearling heifers 50 cents strong- er. Steer calves steady. Heifer calves up All classes of hogs higher. Stock cows and bred heifers to good cows 22.50 to 26.10; fair to medium 20.50 to 22.25. Good yearling feeder steers 37.50 to 39.25; fair to medium 35 to 37.25; good yearling feed- Ottawa livestock report or nufeis 1 0 to 1> fur to mm 1" 0 to u Good steer calves 43.50 to 45; fair to medium 40 to Good heifer calves 36.50 to US; light heifers to 43.25; fair to medium 3-1 to 36.25. Weaner hogs ?6.75 to 11.75: ligiit feeders 12 to 17.50; heavy feeders II! to 27.50. Perlich Livestock There were 838 head of live- stock sold this week at Perliel Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Ito ccipts included 452 cattle and 336 hogs. The cattle market continues to meet a strong de- mand from local feeders and order buyers. Price quotations as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE Ko butcher steers on offer; choice heifers 31.50 to 32.10; good rows 22.50 to 23.60; me- dium 21.00 to 22.50; can- ners and cutters 17.00 to 20.00; bologna bulls 23.00 to 25.00. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good quality steer calves 42.00 to 46.00; light feeder steers under 850 Ibs. 35.00 to .19.50; feeder steers over 850 Ibs. 33.00 to 35.00; holstein feed- er steers 32.50 to 33.90; good heifer calves sold higher with most lightweights selling 37.00 to 43.00; heifers 450 to 550 Ibs. 34.00 to 37.00; feeder heifers 32.00 to 34.50; feeder cows 17.09 to depending on age and quality. HOGS AND DAIRY CATTLE Market hogs 23.75. All classes of weaner and feeder hogs con- tinue to meet a good demand. Weaners 9.00 to 14.25; light weaners 6.50 to 9.00; light feed- ers under 100 Ibs. 15.00 to 18.25; feeders over 100 Ibs, 20.00 to 30.50; bred gilts 30.00 to 40.00; good dairy cows 275.00 to 330.00 OTTAWA (CP) Pre-holi- day cattle offerings this week at the 10 public stockyards were about 11.400 head, about Mow the previous week and slightly above the corres- ponding week a year ago, the agriculture department report- ed today. Eastern deliveries were re- duced to head and west- ern markets to 7.390 head. The week's trading and light- er receipts of cattle at public markets resulted in an uneven demand and scattered price ad- vances at some markets on all classes of butcher cattle. Steers were genrally steady to 50 cents higher. Cows also gained 50 cents. Replacement cattle and stock calves were steady to lower. Hog prices dropped about 50 cents at at most markets. Choice steers: Montreal 3C.75 to 37; Toronto 36 to 37; Winni- peg 34.50 to 35.50; Saskatoon 33.50 to 34.75; Edmonton 33 to 33.50; Calgary 33.75 to 34.50. Good heifers: Montreal 25 to 26; Toronto 32 to 33; Winnipeg 31 to 32; Saskatoon 30.25 to 31.50; Edmonton 30 to 30.50. Good cows: Montreal 23 to 24.50; Toronto 23 to 24; Winni- icg to 23.50; Saskatoon 21 ,o 22.50; Edmonton 22 to 22.50; Calgary 22.25 to 23. Good feeder steers: Toronto 34 to Winnipeg 32 to 37; Saskatoon 33 to .17; Edmonton 33 to 39; Calgary 33 to 36.50. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 44 to 52.50; Toronto 38 U.S. seeks free trade on cars OTTAWA (CP) The United States is pressing for total un- conditional free trade with Can- ada on new and used autos, Trade Minister Jean-Luc Pepin said Thursday. Mr. Pepin said in an inter- view that Canada, currently re- j negotiating its 1965 auto pact with the U.S., regards the pros- pect with uneasiness. It would mean that Canadians could go to the U.S. and bring back duty-free new or used autos. Prices in the U.S. are generally lower than in Canada. Canadians also would be able to buy parts in the U.S. without paying duty on them. "Tins is quite a Mr. Pepin said, discussing the U.S. j desire for a complete removal j of tariffs. i "There has been no agree-1 ment on any aspect he said of the negotiations. West farm receipts show hike OTTAWA (CP1 Receipts from farming operations for the first nine months of this year dropped in central and eastern Canada, but rose substantially in the West, Statistics Canada reported today. Total receipts for all prov- inces except included in the billion, up 3.2 per cent from S3.04 billion in the first nine months of 1970. Total sales increased for oats, barley, flax, rapeseed, cattle and calves, but declined for wheat, potatoes, tobacco, hogs and eggs. Saskatchewan had the sharp- est rise in farm cash to million from ?500.G mil- lion. Other western provinces also showed increases: British Columbia to million from million, Alberta to million om ?510.2 million, and Manitoba to million from million. Elsewhere receipts were down. Prince Edward Island re- ceipts fell to million from million; Nova Scotia to million from million; New Brunswick to million from million; Quebec to million from mil- lion; and Ontario to mil- lion from billion. The cash receipts include pro- ceeds from the sale of farm products, advances on farm- stored grain in Western Canada, deficiency payments on various products and supplementary payments to dairy producers. The totals do not include million paid under the Prairie Farm Assistance Act and the Lower Inventory For Tomorrow (LIFT) program. Statistics for costs of produc- tion were not included prices EDMONTON (CP) Weekly egg and poultry report issued by Hie federal agricutlure de- partment. To producers: A large 42; A medium 38; A small 22; B 22; cracks 6. To retailers: A large 54; A medium 46 to 50; A small 29 lo 36; B 34 to 39; C 32; cracks 32. (Two cents extra in car- To consumers (in A large 59 to 61; A medium 56; A small 38 to 41. Poultry: To producers, broil- ers 6 and over 5 and up 22 Vi. No. 2 broilers: 6 and over 2214, 5 and under 19V2. PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET nlly In (hp crnkc of ti Inrqt CatlU Feedino nnd Hoq Railing Country ir Calf, Feeder nnd FAT CATTLE every Wednesday at 1 300 HEAD 60-500 to AGO Ih. HoUlr from ono ownftt For Information nnH p.m. Trucking A- Brandtnfl Vr Vaccinntlnq Order Buying Govfirnment Veterinary A Footling Peru JIM or JOE JURIS ire Auction Mnrknt Picturn Bultn, Alto locator! 1A mi north of Lothbridgn Highway 25 Phono 732-4400 Picture Bultn Grain prices Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) The Winnipeg Grain Exchange was closed loday and will reopen for trade Monday. Dec. 27. Yesterday's closing quotes: Hrain quotes Thursday (basis Hiijh I.DW Close FLAX Dec 2.Wi 2-Wi 2Sfi'i May 245 24.Wi 245 .My Kapr.spcd Vancouver I .Ian 252 250% 250'i I Mar 2S.i'-i [June 257'.i 25fi'.i 25014 i Kaprsp.nt Thunder Ray Dec 238'4 May 247'i Jly Oals Dec B3'.i May Jly fi7N fi7'i Rarlcy Doc ion ins'i tav, May 103 I07'i I077n Jly 107-% It.vn May lOO'i lon'A Jly 10214 102'4 10214 WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Form Industrial Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck Lopdl Carloads Truck Scales Magnet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap It Our Business" t tat FROM US TO YOU We have enjoyed our associations with you throughout the year. And now may the joys and happiness of the Christmas time be yours. And may we have the pleasure of serving you in the coming year. So lo you and yours a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR. MARKET WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, DECEMBER 27th OTHERWISE REGULAR SALES AND SELLING HOURS AS PREVIOUS From the Management nnd Staff at C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK ALBERTA STOCKYARDS P.O. Box S.S.T-1-7, lothbriclge, Alberta Phone: Offitd 357-010! 328-3986 BONDED LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGENTS ORDER BUYERS EXPORTERS Hondttnn All Clmsoi of tivostock "In the Hport nf Roncliinp Country" to 47; Winnipeg 45 to 55; Saska- toon 30.35 to EdmonUin 38 to 42. Good lambs: Montreal 27 to 30 Toronto -27 to 29; Winnipeg 20 to 29; Edmonton 21.25; Cal- gary 19.50. Basic hogs: Toronto 27.15 to 211.35; Winnipeg 24 to 24.45; Saskatoon 22.95 to 24; Edmon- ton 23.25 to 24.10; Calgary 23.35 to 2.1.95. Leaves calling card LONDON dleuter) arc searching for n burglar wtoo leaves a sausage doll at the scene of his crimes fa the west London suburbs. Each doll has button drawing pin nose, wire mouth and limbs, and hair of modelling clay. The sausage burglar has stolen hundreds of dollars worth of goods in the last few weeks. REGULAR CATTLE SALE FINAL SALE OF 1971 MONDAY from all of us to you! PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT L Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARITON Lie. 293 Sales Manager GARY JENSEN THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS from leading hog producers TUES., at p.m. WEANIR5 FEEDERS SOWS BOARS DAIRY COWS BABY CAIVES SHEEP Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS' SPECIAL CALF SALE FINAL SALE OF THE YEAR WED. DEC. 29 at 1 p.m. Including 70 ranch calves from one owner BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday -1 p.m. all the blessings of this Holy Day lie yours. 1972 SALES SCHEDULE TUESDAY-HOGS THURSDAY-FEEDER AND FAT CATUE PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. located In The Hub Of Southern Alborlo's livestock Industry 3 MHct East Of Lclhhriclfjo On Highway 3 And !i Miln South BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 ;