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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THI UIHIWDM HUALO Splurgy, MmHirT Ottawa weekly livestock report Resource supplier enough OTTAWA Cattle of- ferings at the 10 public stock- vards from Monday to Thurs- day this week totalled head, 7.620 more than last week and head above the corresponding week a year fl An agriculture department report said here 259 head were exported to the U.S. this week, with all but two going for im- mediate slaughter. Marketings were up across Canada during the week, main- ly due to improved weather conditions. Prices, as a result, showed some decrease. Choice steers and heifers were 25 cents to lower. Cow prices were up 50 cents in the East, but down SI.50 in the West Feeder steers sold at steady prices to lower. Hog prices continued to improve, although top prices did not match those of the previous week. Choice steers: Montreal 37 to 37.75; Toronto 37 to 38; Win- Canada Trust Appointment nipeg 34.50 to 35; Saskatoon 33.50 to 35; Edmonton 33 to 34; Calgary 34.50 to 35.20. Choice heifers: Montreal 75 to 29.75; Toronto 34 to 35; Winnipeg 32 to 33; Saskatoon 31 50 to 32.50; Edmonton 30 to 31: Calgary 31.50 to 32.10. Good cows: Montreal 25 to 26.75: Toronto 25 to 26; Winm peg 23 to 24; Saskatoon 22.50 to 23.75; Edmonton 21 to 21.50; Calgary 22.25 to 24. Good" feeder steers: Toronto 34 to 38; Winnipeg 34 to 38; Saskatoon 33.50 to 38.50; Ed- monton 33 to 39; Calgary 34 to 33. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 45 to 54.50; Toronto 39 to 48; Winnipeg 45 to 55; Sas- katoon 36 to 39; Edmonton 42 to 47. Good lambs: Montreal 25.50 to 38; Toronto 33 to 35.50; Win- nipeg 26 to 35; Saskatoon 20; Edmonton 23 to 24.50; Calgary 23.50. Basic hogs: Toronto 34.60 to 37.15; Winnipeg 28.95 to 32.10; Saskatoon 29.25 to 30.85; Ed- monton 27.90 to 29.15; Calgary 28.30 to 29.20. Wall St. Police building for Poiioka PONOKA (CP) Town council has accepted a bid for a new police building put forward by Sommers Bros., of Ponoka. The building, which will house the RCMP town and ru- ral detachments, is expected to be completed by July 1. Ponoka mayor D. B. Chesney said the new building will be financed partly by a provincial grant and in debenture borrowing. CALGARY (CP) The de-J partment of finance and Bank of Canada should get out of the world of 1944 and look to the future, former communi- cations minister Eric Kierans said here. By the end of the next dec- ade, Japan will be as eco- nomically powerful as the Uni- ted States and the European Economic Market will also have a tremendous influence. Rose begins kidnap trial on Monday THE CANADA TRUST COMPANY is pleased to announce that Morris Pash- kowich has joined then- Reai Estate Sales staff. Morris is fully qualified to assist you in buying, sel- ling or leasing Real Estate large or small. He would like to invite his many friends, former customers or anyone needing real estate assistance to give him a call. FOR SALE SAINFOIN SEED A perenlal or that dees not bloat, similar to alfalfa at ,40C Per For more information your district agricultcrist or B. Van- dervalk, Box 381, Fort Mae- leod. Phone 234-2114. ILynjurance7 oLicL INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE h JACK WARBURTON SOUTH MONTREAL (CP) Jacques Rose, 23-year-old mechanic, be- gins his trial Monday on a charge of kidnapping Pierre La- porte, former "Quebec labor minister, in October, 1970. Rose, known for violent court- room outbursts, is the younger brother of Paul Rose, who has been convicted and sentenced to two concurrent life terms for ;he murder and kidnapping of Mr. Laporte. Defence lawyers will be Bob- j ert Lemieux and Jean-Serge Masse, the first time any of the :our men charged in the kid- nap-slaying crisis has had a lawyer defending him on the kidnapping charge. Paid Rose defended himself with the help of Mr. Masse, his legal adviser, and Bernard Lor- tie convicted of kidnapping last Sept. 22, did not bother defend- ing himself or appointing a law- yer. Lortie is serving a 20-year sentence for the kidnapping. The date for his murder trial is to be set March 6. Francis Simard, serving a life sentence for murder, will have his date for the kidnapping trial set March 6. Mr. Lemieux had asked Jan. 7, when Jacques's trial date was set, that the Crown proceed with the murder charge first. The request was refused. The 30-year-old lawyer, who has defended several members of the Front de Liberation du Quebec, made a similar request when Lortie appeared for his trial but it was refused. In both cases the Crown said it had the prerogative to choose which chargd to proceed with first. Mr. Justice Roger Ouimet of Court of Bench will pre- side at the trial. "How art thest three major groups going to fit with each other? "Are they going to divide up the economic world into spheres of Each of those blocks is cap- able of producing all the tele- vision sets, or cars or steel the whole western world needs, he said, and will leave nothing for Canada. If Canada gets locked into being a supplier of resource and does not develop industry it could have problems that are not even contemplated now. Unemployment could rise to seven or eight per cent in the next few years then to nine and maybe up to 12 unless an effec- tive industrial base can be formed which is not dependent on tariff protection. Mr. Kierans said he does not plan to seek re-election but will keep advocating changes in economic policies. Whether people believe in the economic changes he advo- cates is immaterial, Mr. Kierans said, as long as they think and question the way things now stand. The average person knows more about economics and asks questions which a few years ago would not have en- tered their minds, he said. It would be.more difficult for the people to be deluded in the future. Quota fixed for wliite spring wheat Livestock market report Grain prices COWS CATCHING UP OTTAWA (CP) Canada's cattle and calf population rose three per cent to 12.63 million on Dec. 1, 1971 from 12.25 mil- lion on the same date a year earlier, Statistics Canada re- ported here. The human popu- lation Is about 21.63 million. PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET located in tht centre of a large cattle Feeding Calf, Feeder and FAT CATTLE every Wednesday at 1 p.m. available if Trucking if Branding Vaccinating if Order Buying -k Government Veterinary Feeding Pens and Hog Raising Country HOG end Dairy Cattle Sale every Saturday at 1 p.m. MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED Monday thru Friday For Information and Of JOE JURIS listings contact pjeture Butte Auction Market Picture BuHe, Alfa. Auction market located 16 miles north of lethbridge Highway 25 Phone 732-4400 Picture Butte FOR COMPLETE LIVESTOCK SALES AND SERVICE CONSIGN TO FRENCH EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS EXCELLENT FACILITIES FOR FEEDING AND LOADING HOGS FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SOLD TUES. THRU FRI. AT 10 A.M. SPECIAL STOCK CALF AND FEEDER CATTLE SALE FRIDAY AT 1 P.M. CONSIGN ALL YOUR LIVESTOCK TO C. L 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 328-3986 Ken Miller 758-6607 Magrath Lou DeJager 327-9548 C. W. Henninger 327-7354 LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGENTS ORDER BUYERS EXPORTERS Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) Trading continued to be extremely light to the close of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange today as most prices moved to slightly lower levels. Flax prices were down frac- tionally while rapeseed fell a few cents in light local and commission house trade. In other commodities the trading pattern was feature- less, with the feeed grains un- changed to slightiy higher and rye posting fractional gains in some futures. Volume of trade Thursday consisted of bushels of flax of Vancouver rapeseed, of Thunder Bay rapeseed and of rye. Export wheat loadings In- cluded bushels to na- tionalist China and to Britain. Lakehead export wheat prices aU were unchanged. Closing prices: Flax: May 7s lower 2.59B; July lower 2.56B; Oct. lower 2.59B. Rapeseed Vancouver: March 1% lower June low- er 2.477s; Sep. 1 lower Rapeseed Thunder Bay: May lower July un- changed 2.36A; Oct. lower 2.37V4A. Oats: May Vs higher July lower ffiVsA; Oct. un- changed 70N. Barley: May unchanged 1.09V4; July unchanged 1.087sN; Oct. unchanged Rye: May iVs higher July' higher Oct. un- changed 1.01V4B. Export wheat prices, Thun- der Bay: 1 Nor 1.68y4; 2 Nor 1.66V4; 3 Nor 4 Nor 158V4; 1 CW 14.5 PCT Protein 1.67V4; 14 PCT 1.66V4; 13 PCT 1.60V4; 1 Durum 1.58y8; 2 Du- rum 1.52V8; 3 Durum 1.45V8; 4 Durum Grain quotes Friday (basis High Low Close Flax May 260% 259 259 Jly 257 256 Oct 250% 259 259 Rapeseed Vancouver Mar 258% 255% Jun 249% 247% 2477s Sept 248V4 246% 246% WINNIPEG (CP) -AC quota for soft white spring wheat has been authorized by the Canadian wheat board. It is effective immediately. The C quota, which went into effect at all delivery points within the designated area, au- thorized producer deliveries o a further five bushels a quota acre of soft white spring wheat. HERCULES DEADLINE The wheat board also an- nounced May 31 as the deadline for submitting samples of se- lected Hercules durum to Canadian grain commission, for testing under the selected Hercules delivery policy. The special policy, an- nounced in September, 1971, gave producers who had assigned quota acres to Her- cules the opportunity to ship one selected carload of the new durum variety this crop year. Those producers who wish to take advantage of this special policy must submit their sam- ples of Hercules through their country elevator managers be- fore the May 31 deadline. Exports to Japan forecast OTTAWA (CP) Canadian government efforts to encour- age change in "the Japanese mentality" may result in more exports to Japan of Canadian manufactured goods, Trade Minister Jean-Luc Pepin said here. He told a news conference that during his tour of Japan last week, he obtained Japanese lowing statement: "There is recognition by the Japanese government of the need for a greater manufactur- ing content in Canada's exports to Japan, that increased exports of Canadian manufactured prod- ucts are welcomed by the Japa- nese government, and that posi- tive co-operation will be forth- coming from the Japanese au- thorities in Canadian efforts for the development of such exports to Japan." The trade mission Included 31 Canadian businessmen, who dis- cussed specific export prospects while Mr. Pepin talked to politi- cal and industry leaders. He es- timated delegation members met influential Japanese in their one-week tour. Until last year, Canada had been running a surplus in trade with Japan. But imports from Japan increased in 1971 to more than million from mil- lion while exports to Japan fell slightly to million from million. Mr. Pepin said he told Japa- nese leaders Canada is con- cerned that 97 per cent of dian imports from Japan were manufactured goods, but only 27 per cent of Canadian exports were in that category. Taber Livestock TABER On offer this week at the Prairie Livestock Lid., were 663 head of livestock con- sisting of 591 cattle and 72 hogs. Trade was brisk with all classes meeting good demands. Butcher steers up 50 cents. But- cher heifers 50 cents stronger. Butcher cows gained Bulls steady. Stock csows steady. Good yearling feeder steers and heif- ers 50 cents higher. Steer calves gained Heifer calves up Hogs were scarce but sold fair- ly steady. Good to choice butcher steers 35.30 to 35.60, fair to medium 34.80 to 35.20. Good to choice butcher heif- ers 32.30-to 32.60, fair to med- ium 31.60 22.20. Good butcher cows 24.50 to 25.90, fair to medium 23 to 24.25. Fair to medium stock cows 250 to 330. Bulls 25.50 to 26.50. Good yearling feeder steers over 37 to 38.20; under 875 Ibs. 33.20 to 39.70, fair to medium 36.50 to 38. Good year- ling feeder heifers over 700 Ibs. 35 to 36.50, fair to medium 32.50 to 34.75. Good steer calves 42 to 46.10, fair to medium 39 to 41.50. Good heifer calves 36.50 to 38, fair to medium 34.50 to 36.25. Light weaner hogs 7.75 to 10 light feeder hogs 15 to 22.50. Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday 478 cattle; 40 calves; hogs; 185 lambs. SUMMARY Butcher cattle prices steady to as much as 50 lower. Re- placement cattle fully steady Trade active. Good and choice butcher steers opened steady under good demand, closing weak to 25 low er. Good and choice butcher heifers meeting only fair de- mand, prices 25 to 50 lower Medium and good cows sellinf generally steady. Bulls 1.00 o more higher. Medium and good stocker an feeder steers and stock calves meeting keen demand from lo al buyers at strong prices. Ex- orts one load bulls. LAUGHTER CATTLE Steers, choice 83.75 to 35, ood 32.50 to 34, medium 31 to I Heifers, choice 30.75 to 31.80, ood 29.50 to 30.50, medium 28 o 29. Cows, good 22 to 23.70, med- um 20 to 22, canners and cut- ters 17 to 20. Bulls, good 25.50 to 27.10. REPLACEMENT CATTLE 850 Ibs. 33 to 35; good light stock steers 600 to 750 Ibs. 35 to 39.25; good feeder heifers 29 32.50. M Good stock steer calves 400 co 550 Ibs. 40 to 44, good stock leifer calves 33 to 35.50. HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this wees at Lethbridge yards 28.30 to 29.35 base price. There were 575 butcher hogs sold for export this week, price converted to 22.60 to 53 35 live- weight. Weaner and feeder hogs met very good demand, prices strong to 2.00 per head higher. Weaners 5.00 to 12.50. Light eeders under 100 Ibs. 13 to 2275 Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 21.75 to 31. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. sold from 22 to 26 per cwt. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 19 to 22 per cwt. Good lambs 24 to 25. Perlich Livestock There were head of live- stock sold this week at Per lich Bros. Auction Market Ltd Receipts included head of cattle and 714 hogs. Slaughter cattle were trad ing .50 to 1.00-lower with cow showing the greatest loss. All classes of feeder cattle and stock cows continue to mee a good demand. Choice steers, 34.50 to 35.10; medium steers, 34 to 34.50; good cows 22 to 23; medium cows, 9 to 22; canners and 5 to 19; bologna bulls, 23 to 26. Good quality ranch steer calves under 550 Ibs., 40 to 44; eeder steers, 600 to 800 Ibs., 36 0 40. Holstein steers, 31 to 38.20; feeder steers over 800 Ibs., 34 to 37. Good quality heifer ctlvw SS to 36.50 with sales to 39 on choice replacement kinds. Plain quality heifer calves 29 to 33; feeder heifers 31 to 33.50; feeder cows 18 to 22; good qual- ity stock cows and bred heiferi, Grants awarded OTTAWA (CP) Grant under the local initiatives pro gram totalling for two projects in Alberta were an- nounced today by tiie agricul- ture department. The Fort Saskatchewan His- torical Society will receive fo build an historical site at Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. The project will create 12 jobs. The Elks and Rotary Club at Ban-bead win receive to help improve town recreation facilities. Five jobs will be cre- ated. Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) Live beef futures Friday. May 34.25B; Jly 33.25B. Thursday's volume: Two con- tracts. Feedlot Manager WANTED Starting In April, to man- age a new head feedlot and mill at WARNER, ALBERTA In writing, giving and references to: DRI-LAND FEEDERS LTD. P.O. BOX 483 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Rapeseed Thunder Bay May Jly 237 Oct Oats May 63 Jly Oct Barley May 109V4 Jly Oct Rye May 101% Jly 98% Oct 236 109% 99% 97 235% 236 67% 68 '8 70 ice 'A 108V8 109% 98% 101V4 AUCTION SALE HOTEL ROYAL 2nd St. and 8th Avenue S.W., Calgary Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, February 7-8-9-10 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Daily Due to downtown redevelopment this hotel will be demolish- ed. I have been employed to sell by Public Auction the fur- nishings of 104 rooms, plus beverage room equipment, the lobby, office, and reception equipment and furnishings in- cluding all supplies necessary to the operation of a hotef. Beverage room equipment will be sold Feb. 7th. Terms cash or check. Merchandise en view dayi of sale Auctioneer tarry Irvine, Lie. 010-069 Phone 245-2422, 263-4166, Eve. 255-1751 THANT GETS POST UNITED NATIONS (Rettter) U Thant, the fanner UN sec- retary-general, was named Thursday to a as a senior fellow of the Adlai Ste- venson Institute of International Affairs in Chicago. His job will be to analyse his 10 years as UN chief with particular refer- ence to its peacekeeping role and its chief executive. NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET Tues., Feb. 8th at 10.30 a.m. 700-HEALV700 HIGHLIGHTED IY (wwriiw permitting) 50 HEAD BRED HEREFORD COWS from Cliff Schoffer, Creston, B.C. 60 Bred Hereford from Derochie Brof.r Clarmholm FORT MACLEOD 280 to 335.' quality Medium and plain bred cattle 230 to 275. Market hogs sold 28.25 to 29.25 this week. All classes of weaner and feeder hogs continue to meet a strong demand. Weaners 6.00 to 11; light feeders 13 to 19; feeders over 100 Ibs., 22 to 34.75; bred gilts 46; holstein dairy cows 287 to 332. Austin Feedlot Swine Disper- sion: Wednesday, Feb. 9, 1 p.m.; 90 sows; 250 weaners and feeders. CONTRACTOR WANTED To build corrals for a 5000 head feedlot at .War- ner, Alberta, and prepare and pour concrete for feed bunks and cisterns. Must have equipment but materials supplied Plans and specifications available. Reply in writing tot BOX 483, LETHBRIDGE REGULAR CATTLE SALE MONDAYS 1 p.m. DONATION CHARITY AUCTION WEDNESDAY, FEB. 16th at 7 P.M. ALL DONATIONS WILL BE PICKED UP BY PHONING 233-3921 PROCEEDS TO RETARDED CHILDREN PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: Sales Manager JOHNNY CHARITON GARY JENSEN Lie. 293 THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUAUTY HOGS from leading hog productrt TUES., at 1 p.m. WEANIRS FEEDERS SOWS BOARS DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday AUSTIN FEEDLOT LTD. SWINE DISPERSION WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9th at 1 p.m. HAMPSHIRE YORK IANDRACE CROSS 90 SOWS AND GILTS 250 WEANERS AND LIGHT FEEDERS 3 HAMPSHIRE BOARS _ BUY TOP QUALITY CALVES FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 p.m. 500 TO 1000 HEAD SPECIAL 75 ONE OWNER HOLSTEIN FEEDER STEERS 300 STEER AND HEIFER CALVES PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. iNKRMUlONIU located In The Hub Of Southern Alberta't 3 Milei lait of lethbridge on Highway 3 and 4 BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 Industry MiU South ;