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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 - THE LETHBR1DGE HERALD - Saturday, February 10, 1973 Justice department amends news feature complaint New York Times Service WASHINGTON - The justice department filed amended complaints this week in its antitrust suits charging three major newspaper syndicates with' illegally giving newspapers exclusive rights, in their own geographic areas, to print com- Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) - Live beef futures close Friday. Mar - 41.90N; May - 42.25; JJy - 41.00N; Sep - 40.00N. Thursday's volume: Five contracts. ics, columns and other features. The amendments were aimed entirely at meeting a technical legal requirement, that newspapers that had entered into the allegedly illegal contracts be named, in addition to the syndicates. The amended complaint names the globe, newspaper company, which publishes the Boston Globe, as a party to the allegedly illegal contracts. The three syndicates named hi the original suits, which were filed in November, 1967, amended complaints, are the Hearst Corporation, which das-tributes .newspaper features through its King Features Syndicate division; Field Enterprises, Inc., which distributes features through the Publishers Hall Division; and the Chicago Tribune - New York News Syndicate, Inc. Gr /Qnyfand, Wjeredlth ^nMranceJ <=�td. INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON 507A 7th STREET SOUTH THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET 300 TO 500 HOGS SELL TUES., at ALSO -DAIRY COWS -BABY CALVES -SHEEP 1 p.m. Market Hogs Shipped Daily YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE AND CALVES Thursday -1 p.m. 800 - HEAD - 800 WELSH BLACK SHOWCASE SALE THURSDAY, FEB. 15th at 6 p.m. CALGARY EXHIBITION PAVILION 30 top quality Welsh Blacks LISTINGS TAKEN FOR THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL SALES SPECIAL STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER SALE Wed., Feb. 21 at lpm, EXPECTING 500 TO 800 HEAD SPRING ROUNDUP ALL BREED BULL SALE WED., MARCH 14th 1:00 P.M. ENTRY DEADLINE FEBRUARY 25 SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS REPLACEMENT HEIFER SALE WED., MARCH 21st 7.00 P.M. 700 TO 1,000 HEAD CHAROLAIS - HEREFORD - ANGUS , AND CROSSBRED HEIFERS BIG SKY LAND AND CATTLE LTD. SELECT CHAROLAIS BULL SALE WED., MARCH 28th PERFORMANCE TESTED 1:00 P.M. 75 PUREBRED AND HIGH PERCENTAGE 2-YEAR OLD AND YEARLING BULLS MANY HERD SIRE PROSPECTS WESTERN CANADA EXOTIC BREED SALE WED., APRIL 11th 1:00 P.M. LIST YOUR FARM SALES EARLY AND BE ASSURED OF A GOOD SALE DATE. PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. located In the Hob of Southern Alberta's Livestock Industry 3 miles east of Lethbridge on Highway 3 and 'A mile south BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 ain prices WINNIP5G (CP) - Rape-seed prices continued to post sharp losses in the good volume of trade at the close on th Winnipeg commodity exchange Friday. Flax also declined sharply while other commodities were generally steady to stronger. Oats and barley were slightly higher, except for deferred barley futures, and rye posted slight advances with the exception of December contracts which were eight cents off previous close levels. Volume of trade Thursday was 653,000 bushels of flax, 1,899,000 of rapeseed and 1,541,-000 of rye. Closing prices: Flax: May 8 lower 5.0iy2B; July 7% lower 4.78y8B; Oct. 10 lower 4.53V&B; Nov. 7 lower 4.35A. Rapeseed Vancouver: March 9 lower 3.92B; June 5% lower 3.82%B; Sep 5Vi lower 3.74A; Nov. unchanged 3.41B Rapeseed Thunder Bay: May 3Y4. lower 3.54B; July 5% lower 3.42A; Oct. 7 lower 3.32; Nov. unchanged 3.26%A. Oats: May y8 higher 1.17VsB; July Yb higher 1.13%B; Oct. unchanged l'.07A; Dec. % higher 1.00y2B. Barley: May 3% higher 1.47; July 3'/s higher 1.46y2; Oct. 2% higher 1.40B; Dec. 1% lower 1.38%A. Rye: May 2V* higher 1.49%B; July 2Ys higher 1.45%B; Oct. 2% higher 1.41; Dec. 8 lower 1.37%A. JSetv grain cars 5,000 lobsters need Ottawa's word on fate Canadian government'grain cars which can. carry up to 100 tons of grain wil be used to move prairie grain to east and west coast ports and the lakehead. Here, c line of the orange and yellow cars wait at dookside in Vancouver this week. Livestock market Ottawa Livestock WINNIPEG (CP) - Grain quotes today (basis Lakehead): High Low Close Flax May 507 499% 501% Jiy 483V2 475 478y8 Oct 460 453% 453% Nov - - 435 Rapeseed Vancouver Mar 394 391 392 Jun 386 378% 382% Sep 376y2 369% 374 Nov 345V4 337 341 Rapeseed Thunder Bay May 357% 353% 354 Jly 345y4 342 342' Oct 3361/* 329 332 Nov - - 326% Oats May 116 117% Jly 113% 113% 113% Oct '- - 107 Dec - - 100% Barley May 147% 143% 147 Jly 146% 142% 146% Oct 140y8 137% 140 Dec - - 138% Rye May 150% 143 149% Jly 146]A 138% 145% Oct 141 136% 141 Dec - - 137Y* Gold futures WINNIPEG (CP) - Gold futures, U.S. funds, Winnipeg commodity exchange Friday. Apr 7S - 68.95; Jly 73 - 70.20A; Oct 73 - 71.35A; Jan 74 - 72.50A. Thursday's volume: 24 contracts. OTTAWA (CP) - Cattle and calf deliveries to the nine public stockayrds from Monday to Thursday this week were light at 16,075 head, down from 17,657 head last week, the agriculture department reported today. A-l and A-2 steers sold at steady prices in the face of moderate demand but A-l and A-2 heifer prices moved to as much as $i" higher with strong demand. There was a similar good demand for heavy steers and heifers. Fewer sheep and lambs were sent to market this week, driving prices up $1.50 in the east. In the west, however, prices were steady to $1.50 lower. Hog prices remained at record high prices in the east and rose as much as $1.40 in the west. Slaughter cattle, steers A-l and A-2: Calgary 39-40.40; Edmonton 37-40; Saskatoon 38.76-40.25; Winnipeg 41 - 42; Toronto 43-44.50; Montreal 41.50. Heifers, A-l and A-2: Calgary 35-37.80; Edmonton 35 - 36.50; Saskatoon 35.50 - 37; Winnipeg 37-38; Tornto 40-41.50. D-l and D-2 cows: Calgary 25.25 - 28.80; Edmonton 25.50-26.50; Saskatoon 25.75 - 27.75; Winnipeg 28-29; Toronto 28-29. Slaughter calves, good and choice veal: Edmonton 45 - 49; Saskatoon 48.50-48.75; Winnipeg 55-65; Toronto 44-58; Montreal 55:65. Feeder steers over 750 pounds: Calgary 38-43; Edmonton 41.5-44; Saskatoon 34-43.75, Winnipeg 35-44; Toronto 37-44. Feeder steer calves 401-575 pounds: Calgary 43-51; Edmonton 46-50; Saskatoon 42 - 51.75; Winnipeg 42-48; Toronto 52-57. Good lambs: Calgary 30; Edmonton 31-32; Winnipeg 33 35.25; Toronto 42-45; Montreal 39-43. Index 100 hogs dressed: Calgary 44-46.50; Edmonton 44.25-46.80; Saskatoon 45.70 - 46.50; RANCH CATTLE LANDS REQUIRED IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA 10,000 acres prairie, crop, tame grass or bush land, capable of supporting a cattle operation acceptable. Reply to BOX 2140, CALGARY Winnipeg 45.70 - 48.15; Toronto 48.35 - 50.25; Montreal 45. Perlich Livestock There were 1,498 head of livestock sold tins week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 913 cattle and 585 hogs. Strong demand was evident from local and U.S. orders. Price quotations as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE Not enough slaughter steers and heifers to establish firm quoatations. Good cows - 27 to 28.50; medium - 26 to 27; canmers and cutters - 19 to 25; bologna bulls - 28 to 32 with lighter weight butcher bulls to 35. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Steer calves - 250-400 lbs.- 54 to 59.75; 400-500 lbs. 50 to 56.75; over 500 lbs. - 47 to 51.70; holstein steer calves --40 to 45; feeder steers - under 800 lbs. - 43 to'48.10; over 800 lbs. and short keeps - 40 to 44; holstein feeder steers - 37.50 to 38.60; heifer calves - 250-400 42 to 46; over 500 lbs. 39 to 44.25 with replacement quality heifers to 48.5C; feeder heifers - 37.50 to 40.25; feeder cows - 27 to 30;- medium quality stock cows - 300 to 365. HOGS AND DAIRY CATTLE A keen demand exists for all classes of hogs. Market hogs - dressed weight - 44.55 to 46.65; good weaners - 24 to 30; light weaners - 20 to 23.50; feeders - under 100 lbs. - 34.50 to 42.75; bred sows and gilts - 85 to 165; medium quality dairy cows - 295 to 360; baby calves - 77.50 to 102.50. Lethbridge Livestock REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY ' AT 11:00 A.M. HOGS SELL AT 11 A.M. Don't be content to accept one offer at home, consign your livestock to us, where you are guaranteed to have the Auction Ring full of Buyers to bid on your product. SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER LINE UP YOUR FARM SALES NOW WHILE DATES ARE AVAILABLE PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER - DAY OR NIGHT Lie. 293 Auctioneer: Sales Manager JOHNNY CHARLTON GARY JENSEN Sales Monday to Friday: 70 cattle; 184 calves; 1140 hogs; 182 lambs. Slaughter steers and heifers about steady with good cows .24-.50 higher. Replacement cat-tel about steady. Trade active. Al and A2 slaughter steers and heifers meeting good demand at relatively steady prices. Good cows gained .25-.50 with poorer kinds remaining about steady. Medium and good stocker and feeder cattle meeting good demand from local buyers at steady prices. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Steers: Al and A2 - 38.50-40.10; Heifers: Al and A2 - 35-36.20; cows: Dl and D2 - 25.50-27.50, D3-23-25, D4 20-23. Bred cows - 300-390 with sales to 405 per head. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good heavy feeder steers 39-40; good light stock steers 44-47.50; good feeder heifers 35.50-38; good stock steer calves 52-59; good stock heifer calves 41-44.75. HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge Yards 44.15-46.65 base price. Good lambs - 30-32. Taber Livestock TABER - On offer this week were 860 head of livestock consisting of 617 cattle and 243 hogs. Trade was a little slower with most classes holding reasonably steady. Good butcher steers steady. Heifers up 50 cents. Good cows 50 cents higher. Bred cows steady. Yearling feeder steers oft 25 cents. Heifers steady. Steer and heifer calves steady. There were too few hogs to establish a firm market, due to road conditions. Good to choice butcher steers, report 40.60 to 40.90; fair to medium, 39 to 40.50. Good to choice butcher heifers, 36.80 to 37.20; fair to medium, 35.50 to 36.50. Good cows, 27 to 27.60; fair to medium, 25.50 to 26.75; stock cows and bred heifers, 300 to 360. Good yearling feeder steers, 41.75 to 43; fair to medium, 39 to 41-.50. Good yearling feeder heifers, 37 to 38.50; fair to medium, 35.50 to -36.75. Good steer calves, 50 to 54.50; fair to medium, 46 to 49; 225 to 350 pound steer calves, 55 to 57.50; good heifer calves, 42 to 46.50; fair to medium, 38 to 41.75; Char Cross heifers, 46 to 50.50. Macleod Livestock FORT MACLEOD - There were insufficient receipts of slaughter steers and heifers to declare a market, with' most available cattle in this category going back to feeder accounts. Cows and bulls steady as were all classes of stockers and feeders. Good cows 25.50-27.50; medium cow's 23-25; good bologna bulls 29.40-30.75. Good short keep steers 40-41; (1,065 to 1,240 pounds) good short keep heifers 36-36.30. (825 to 925 pounds). Good steers (625-720 pounds) 49.10-50.10; (500 to 600 pounds) 52-54.50; (400-500 pounds) 53-A56.30; med. steers (375 to 500 pounds) 47-50; medium to good heifers, (600 to 700 pounds) 35.75-38.10; (400 to 500 pounds) 43-46.25. UCLUELET, B.C. (CP) - When you've been abandoned by your parents, you're 4,000 miles from home and even the federal government doesn't love you anymore, then you know you're really in trouble. This, apparently, is the fate of a huge batch of lobsters, transplanted to the west coast of Vancouver Island during the last six years from their native habitat off the Atlantic provinces. It was all part of a federal fisheries experiment to determine if a viable lobster fishery could be launched on the West Coast with Atlantic lobsters. The lobster is not native to Pacific waters. Whether or not, the experiment was a success seems to be a subject of hot debate among fisheries experts. All that is known for sure is that the fisheries branch has abandoned its operations at delightfully named Fatty Basin at the head of Useless Inlet northeast of this tiny village. SCIENTISTS LEAVE .. Last May the federal fisheries research board dismantled its lobster hatchery building and the scientists left the surviving lobsters to fend for themselves. "The experiment was designed to find out if eastern lobsters could be transplanted to the West Coast, if tliey would survive here and reproduce in the wild," said Dr. Ray Ghe-lardi, fisheries biologist in charge of the program. "The program definitely proved that lobsters can survive in B.C." However, the program fell short of proving whether the species can be introduced in large enough numbers at different locations on the coast to sustain a commercial fishery. Dr. Ghelardi said the logistics of getting phase two of the program under way-salting other coastal areas with Maritime lobsters-are immense. He estimated it would take a million more lobsters, upwards of $1 million and a considerable increase in personnel involved in the project. YOUNG HAVE IT TOUGH ... The big problem was the survival of the young. During the k.Val stage the young float to the surface where the nutrient food supply is rich. In Useless Inlet, they were at the mercy of strong tides and high winds which scattered them over hundreds of miles of ocean. Dr. Ghelardi estimated that only between one and five per cent of all hatched eggs survive the larval stage, and of these, only a similar percentage get to be a harvestable four to six 3'ears old. The only major problem the adult lobsters faced was with mink and otter, who dined royally during the early stages of the experiment in Maritime lobsters every low tide. The fisheries people solved this by rbringing in a professional trapper. Since the experiment was abandoned last May, no one has seen how the estimated 5,000 surviving lobsters have been making out. The final decision on whether to proceed with phase two of the experiment rests with federal officials and ultimately with Environment Minister Jack Davis. Dr. Ghel \di said the second stage would involve scattering about one million lobsters in a small coastal area to determine if the population will remain constant or increase. At the moment, the Alaska lung crab-B.C's appetizing and rerativaly inexpensive answer to the high-priced east coast lobster-seems in no danger of losing top billing on West Coast menus. WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Machinery-Tractors-Truck* Industrial Scrap-Machinery-Demolition Anything Made of Iron! COPPER - BRASS - RADIATORS - BATTERIES - CAST IRON etc.- Truck Leads - Carloads Truck Scales - Magnet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap is Our Business" PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally located in the centre of a large cattle Feeding CALF ! BRED HEIFER and FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 1 P.M.-WED,, FEB. 14th 400 HEAD Highlighted by SO Holstein steers 500 to 600 lb. from B. G. Nolan and Sons. AND STOCK COW SALE FRI., FEB. 23rd 1:00 P.M. 400 HEAD EXPECTED Raising Country HOG and DAIRY CATTLE SALE every Saturday at 1 p.m. SPECIAL IS BABY CALVES MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY For information and liiti'ngi contact JIM or JOE JURIS Phone 732-4400 Picture Butte Auction Market - Picture Butte, Alta. ���� Auction market located 16 miles north of Lethbridge Highway 25 Class Alberta Certificate for duties power generating plants on Lake Wabamun, west of Edmonton,. Starting salary 1972 rates. $1100.00 month, based submit resume CALGARY POWER Calgary Power Ltd. Staffing Representative, Box 1900, CALGARY, Alberta. T2P 2M1. ;