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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta I _ TMI LITHWttOai HWALD Saturday, NofWY M, Ottmva weekly livestock report OTTAWA (CP) Cattle of-1 terings at the 10 public stock- yards up to Thursday this week totalled approximately head, about fewer than in the previous week and below the corresponding week a year ago. Exports of beef cattle to the United States last week consis- ed of only 344 head, going for fanmediate slaughter, the de- partment of agriculture report- ed. Offerings of cattle at public markets were sharply lower. Most classes and grades of slaughter cattle traded on un- even demand. Prices on steers varied from an odd 50 cents higher to 50 cents lower, and heifers were generally steady to 50 cents down. Cows were the only class to show appreciable price gains. Bulls were generally steady. Feeder cattle did not move readily due to bad road condi- tions and prices were mainly unchanged. Calves were in good demanc at prices generally steady to higher. Hog prices var i e d from slightly higher to lower for the week and good lambs from higher to 50 cents low er. Choice steers: Montreal 33 to 70; Toronto 33 to S4; Winnipeg 32 to 33; Saskatoon 31 to 32.15 Edmonton 31 to 32; Calgarj 31.50 to 3220. Good he't'srs: Montreal 24.K to 25.75; Toronto 30 to 31; Win nipeg 28.50 to 29.50; Saskatoo 27.50 to 29; Edmonton 27.50 t 28.50; Calgary 29 to 29. Good cows: Montreal 22 I 23.25; Toronto 21.50 to 22.50 Winnipeg 20.50 to 21.50: Sask toon 19 to 20.25; Edmonton L to 20.50; Calgary 19.50 to 20.5 Good feeder steers: Toront 31 to 35; Winnipeg 30 to 34 Saskatoon 30.50 to 36; Edmo ton 30 to 37; Calgary 30 to 3 Good 'and choice veal calve Montreal 42.50 to 47; Toron 35 to 47; Winnipeg 45.50; Sa katoxm 36 to 38; Edmonton 42 49. Good lambs: Toronto 33 to 35; Saskatoon 24.25 to 60: Ed- monton 26 to 27.50; Calgary 26.25 to 27. Grade A hogs: Toronto 26 to 27.55; Winnipeg 23.35 to 24.20; Saskatoon 21.85 to 22.70; Ed- monton 22.65 to 23.25; Calgary 22.65 to 22.80. livestock market report TWO Jailed or fraud Potato futures Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) The WINNIPEG (CP) Trad, was light on the Wiaapeg bed Grain prices Winnipeg Grain Prices for class two wheat for export to countries utside IGA: 1 Nor 2 3 4 1 urum 1.79V4; 2 3 1.67 4; 4 1.62Ti IGA prices. 1 Nor 80% 2 3 4 1.71 s; 1 Durum 1.79ft; 2 1.76ft; 3 67% 4 High Low Close Flax Hay 256% 255V4 255% ly 253% 252% 253Vs let 256% 255% 256 Vov 256 Rapeseed Vancouver lar 322 316% 319% May 300% 295% 298% Jly 28H's 277% 280% Sep 271 Rapeseed Thunder Bay Apr 315 313 313 Jun 292 288 288 Oct 273 Oats May 86 Jly 86 Oct 86% Barley May 132% Jlv 130% Oct 12554 Rye May 118 117% 117% Jly 112% 111% 111% Oct 115ft Lethbridga Livestock 1 Sales Monday to Friday 461 cattle; 41 calves; hogs; 710 lambs. Butcher cattle prices 25 to 50 cents lower in spots. Replace- ment cattle fully steady. Trade active. Good to low choice butcher steers meeting reasonably good demand, prices 25 or more lower. No strictly choice high yielding kinds on offer. Medium grades weak to 50 low- er. Good and choice butcher heifers meeting good demand at steady prices. Medium and good COB'S strong to 50 higher. Bulls steady. Medium and good stacker and feeder steers and stock calves meeting very good de- er cattle listed for next week including 140 yearling heifers from one owner plus 175 year- ling steers from another own- er; 100 preg. tested cows and heifers. For Monday March 8, 800 stock cows and bred heifers in- cluding 400 head of one owner cows and heifers bred to exotic anc1 domestic bulls. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs sold from 16 to 20 per hundred weight. Heavy feeders over 100 IDS 13 to 16 per hundredweight Bred sows and gilts to 46 per head. mand from local buyers at firm prices. SLAUGHTERS Steers, low choice, 31.25 to 31.50; good 30.25 to 31; medium 28 to 29.50. Heifers, choice 29 to 29.60; good 28 to 28.75; medium 26 to 27.50. Cows, good, 19.50 to 20.50; medium 18 to 19; earners aad cutters 14 to 17. Bulls, good 23 to 24.50. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers over 750 Ibs. 30 to 33.40. Good light stock steers under 750 Ibs. 33.50 to 36.50 Good feeder heifers 28.50 to 30.50. Good stock cows to 285 per head. Good light stock steer calves 40 to 43. Good stock steer calves over 400 Ibs. 37.50 to 39.50. Good stock heifer calves 32 to 35 odd sales 36.75. HOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week f.o.b. Lethbridge 22.25 to 2275 base price. There were 834 hogs sold for eirport, price converted to 17.70 to 18 live- weight. Weaner and feeder Taber Livestock TABER livestock trad< was a little slower with most classes selling under last week's highs. Cows sold 50 cents lower. A good yearling feeder steer sold 1.50 lower and yearling feeder heifers were down about 75 cents. Steer calves were down 2.00. Heifer calves were done 1.75 while weaner and feeder hogs held steady. Stock cows and bed heifers, 225 to 290. Good cows 20.25 to 21.70, fan- to medium cows 18.50 to 20. Good yearling feeder steers over 650 Ibs. 33 to 34, fair to medium feeder steers over 650 Ibs. 32 to 33; good yearling feed- er kiifers over 600 Ibs. 31.50 to 3225 fair to medium feeder heifers over 600 Ibrs. 30 to 31.25. Good steer calves sold 38 to 40.50; over 400 Ibs. 38 to 37.75; good heifer calves under 450 Ibs. 33.75 to 34.75; over 450 Ibs. 30.50 to 33.50; weaner hogs 7 to 10.25 CAN'T VISIT GRAVES MOSCOW (Renter) Chinese authorities again this year have denied Soviet diplomats permis- sion to visit Soviet soldiers' graves in China. IMMEDIATE POSSESSION STORE OR OFFICE SPACE 4000 sq. ft. en ground floor 740 4th Avenue S. Professional Bldg. (previously occupied by Simpsons-Sears) may be subdivided to suit tenant. Apply in person or phone 327-6747 PAHULJE CONSTRUCTION LTD. 2618 S. Parkside Dr., Lethbridge ROAD CONSTRUCTION FOREMAN SOUTH CENTRAL ALBERTA COUNTY requires the services of QUALIFIED ROAD CONSTRUCTION FOREMAN Capable of laying out and estimating road con- struction projects and on site engineering. Salary to be negotiated. Usual employee benefits including In- surance, health benefits, etc. Apply stating age, marital status, experience, references and availability to commence work tot F. J. DAWLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONER COUNTY OF MOUNTAIN VIEW NO. 17 P.O. BOX 100, DIDSBU3Y, AlBERTA hogs sold 1.00 to 2.00 per head higher. Weaners 6 to 11. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. 10.25 to 15. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 14 to 22.50, all prices pe rhead. Periled Livestock There were 1591 head of live- stroek sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Keceipts included 931 cattle and 660 hogs. Slaughter cattle steady. The feeder cattle market was stronger this week, prices on some classes up two dollars higher. Price quotations were as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE Medium to low choice steers 29 50 to 31.20; heifers of similar quality 28.50 to 29.10; good cows 20 to 20 50- medium cows 18 to 19.50; good bulls 24 to 24.90; light grain fed bulls selling to 27. REPLACEMENTS Steers 800 to Ibs. 31.50 to 34; good steers 600 to 800 Ibs. 33 to 36.20 with sales to 37.40 on light stockers; holstein feeder steers 29 to 32.85; feed- er heifers 600 to 800 Ibs. 29 to 33; plain quality heifers 24 to 28; good steer calves 250 to 400 Ibs. 39.50 to 47; steer calves 400 to 600 Ibs. 36 to 42.20; heif- er calves under 400 Ibs. 35 to 39; heifer calves 40p to 550 Ibs. 31 to 36; good quality bred cows and heifers 285 to 335; old and medium quality stock cows 200 to 275. HOGS AND DAIRY The feeder hog market was steady with a good demand from local buyers; weaners 8 to 9.50; light weaners 5 to 7.50; light feeders 10 to 15.25; feed- ers over 100 Ibs. 15 to 21.75; bred sows 40 to 43. Dairy cows sold 285 to 300; baby calves 65 to 75 each. Several good strings of feed- and light feeder hogs 12 to 16. The next sale will be held Monday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. For listings please phone 223- 3921. Macleod Livestock FORT MACLEOD On of- fer 944 head of catUe and calves. Market steady at week's de- cline on butcher classes with stronger activity on bred cows. EDMONTON IN Stay At The RIVIERA The bulk of the short year-ing stacker cattle offered were leshy kinds with not too many hoice on offer. Choice Steers sold rom 31.50 to 31.80 with two 1130 and 1160 selling at 32 even. Good to low choice steers 30.70 to 31.20. Choice heifers 28.90 to 29.50 with one load weighing 950 at 29.80. Good to low choice heifers 27.75 to 28.50; good cows 19.50 to 20.60, odd sales to 21; medium 17 to 19.25, earners am cutters 13-50 to 17.30; good bulls 22 to 23. Good short keep feeder steers very few on offer. Sold 30 t 31.50. While lighter weights in eluding heavy calves over 600 Ibs. sold to 34.80. The bulk o the steers weighing 500 to 55 sorld with a few light weights to 42. Good feeder heifers sold 29 to 30.50 with heavy heife calves 31 to 32 and the 450 1 525 weights 32.50 to 84. Odd sales on light kinds 35.25. Good kinds cows 290 to 320 medium 250 to 270; plain 1 to iraud CALGARY (CP) Two Cal-ary men who defrauded in the four western irovinees were sentenced to iree years imprisonment. Roger Dean Ftacner, 26, and Kenneth A. Routledge, 28, were convicted in Alberta Supreme Court after they placed advertisements in newspapers light trade Friday with futures market Friday. Often fers in all futures current in the May future were at vels to two points below pre- 10 points below to 10 points over ous dose previous close levels. Thursday's volume of trade Thursday's volume of trade -as 24 contracts. was five contracts. Open High Low Close Open High Low Close lar 2.40A Mar 32.75B pr 2.50A May 31.90 S .SO lay 2.88 2.88B Jly 31.25B employment on a ficti-ious construction project in California. People who Inquired about the job with Tathlina Mining were told they could earn up to an hour on work lasting two They were asked to send a processing fee to a post o 'ice box in Cochrane near Calgary, and those who testifiec said they never again heard from the company. Police recovered all the money. Court was told 344 peop answered the ads placed newspapers at Edmonton, Re-gina, Victoria, Vancouver, Saskatoon and COMMUNITY COLLEGE invites applications far following DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICES EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION. Applicant! should possess post graduate qualifications with courses related to itudent services. Will plan, organize and administer a comprehensive program of student services for the College. In cooperation with the senior counsellor will organize, coordinate and supervise totol guidance and counselling program of the College. Will be expected to organize of graduates. INFORMATION OFFICER EXPRIENCE AND EDUCATION: Considerable experience In the various phases of general publicity work. Completion of senior matriculation supplemented by courses in or an equivalent combination of experience and education, would be desirable. 1 RESPONSIBILITIES: Superv ses and performs th? work of 1 gathering information and material for copy and illustra- 1 tionsi does research; edits material submitted by others. 1 AID HOSPITAL SAIGON (AP) The Japanese government has donate million for construction of a hospital in Saigon, a government spokesman a n-nounced Friday. He said construction would begin next Se tember and completion is rex-pected in PAINTER DIES PAK1S (AP) George Le pape, French painter and por iraitist, is dead at 1 ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 1 SOUTH CENTRAL ETV (Comet Studio) requires ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN to assist In operation, maintenance, and repair of television irudio distribution system and audio visual equipment. 1 Usual employee benefits, Alberta Health and Blue Cross, etc. 1 Duties to commence immediately. Salary media. Writes, reports, broadcasts and 1 makes personal appearances on behalf of the College, 1 In the best Interests of the College. 1 and experience. APPLICATIONS: Interested persons should apply for standard Application for Employment form to: THE DIRECTOR OF PERSONNEL LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA REGULAR CATTLE SALE surate with experience and 1 references to the i F. T. DAWLEY COUNTY 1 1 MONDAYS fFlaiS 1 P.O. BOX 100, D1DSBURY, NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION THE HOTEL WITH MORE TO OFFER For your convenience In making reservations Call Long Distance qnd ask for ZEnith 0-7255 At no cost to you! IVIERA MOTOB HOTEL 5359 Calgary Trail Edmonton, Alberta Phone: (403) 434-3431 Telex: 037-2610 TUESDAY, FEB. 23rd at 9.30 750-HEALV750 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE SLAUGHTER CATTLE SELL at a.m. STOCKERS and FEEDERS SELL at p.m. For Information and listings Contort TABER AND DISTRICT BEEP BREEDERS ASSOC. 2nd ANNUAL SPRING BULL SALE THURSDAY, MARCH 18th-12 noon I AUCTION MABKETn INIEBNJTIJNAl MltUEIMENT Retiring From Farming? i Sell your farm machinery, livestock and household effects by auction. List with us now. Choice datei available. PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON lie. 293 Soles Manager GARY JENSEN BREED BUILDER SALE FEATURING THE NEW BREEDS SIMMENTAL LIMOUSIN BROWN SWISS SATURDAY, MARCH 6th 11 A.M. BULLS Bloods) 56 Yearling Simmental Bulls 2 2-year-old Simmental Bulls 6 Yearling Limousin Bulls FEMALES Bloods) 13 Yearling Simmenta! Heifers 2 Yearling Limousin Heifers to calvn in June 2 Yearling Limousin Heifers 3 Hereford cows with Limousin calves at side 1 Angus cow with Limousin calf SAIB CONDUCTEB AT PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET Phono 328-3951, Box 1057 BROWN SWISS 5 Purebred Brown Swiss 2-year-old Heifers due this spring 5 Purebed Brown Swiss Yearling Heifers due this spring SEVERAL COWS AND HEIFERS OF VARIOUS BREEDS BRED TO NEW BREED BULLS ADDITIONAL LISTINGS INVITED TO THIS SALE SALE MANAGEMENT C A LIVESTOCK INTERNATIONAL LTD. 312-540 12th Ave. S.W. Phone 263-4078, CALGARY, Alia. BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS FROM LEADING HOG PRODUCERS TUESDAY 1 P.M. WEANERS FEEDERS SOWS BOARS DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP 400 HEAD 400 SPECIAL: 48 CROSS BRED EWES 1 to 6 yean old Bred to Suffolk Ram due to lamb storting March 15th. 10 BABY CALVES ORDER BUYING AND TRUCKING SERVICES AVAILABLE Market Hog. assembled 5 day. a week MONDAY thru FRIDAY ,BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE THURSDAY 1 P.M. 700-HEAD-700 INCLUDING: 150 ANGUS and CROSS BRED Open yearling heifers from owner 150 YEARLING STEERS FROM owner SPRING ROUNDUP BULL SALE Won., March 22nd 1 P.M. Expecting 100 Hereford-Angus Shorthorn Rancher Bulls ANOTHER LARGE STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER SALE MONDAY, MARCH 15th 1 P.M. SPECIAL: HIDDEN BAR RANCH LTD. ARDROSSEN, ALBERTA 300 HEREFORD HEIFERS Bred to Limousin Bullj Prairie Pride. Prolrle Dansuer. 100 HEREFORD CROSSBRED COWS Bred lo Simmenlal Bulli Parisien, Pelunla Fern Capitone. These cattle were Al Bred June 20 lo Aug. 1, 1970 then Angui bulls were turned out Pregnancy Tested. Thli lale will be limited to 800 head. Hit your cattle early. List your farm or special sale early and be assured of a good date WI1V F.o.1 Of lethbridqe Op Hig POX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 East O, O, H.hwa, 3 And A ;