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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 11, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 TUT HEd.M n Saturday. '1, 1ST New Year stock rally continues The Herald- Livestock Bonds o Q in p Q Q ill Vj Ottawa Darlifh rCllll.ll lly NASHUA INCALSUti Tin1 CaiKuliiin I'rt'ss Thi! New Year's Hilly on Nfii'Lh American stock imirkuls lulled ahead lliis WIMIU. inidluni; niajur indicators to llifii- Italics! k'vuls in munllis. ThL1 advance wliicli bepaii Christmas mi Canadian cxcliaiifjC'S cunlinued in I in IL'ITU ptcil and markets closed the wi'ck with their IllliKlKiighLeiiin. Tlio i-Hlly sNirlwl slowly in Hit' clus- il'.ws of 19H ;is lax-loss srilinjj. which drivon nriccs down in December, ended iind invc'-slors Ijuyan for biii-gaiiis in I he depressed markets. Mure cains were piled last wci-'k ,is year end Oivitlends und inlcrcsl were ri'invesleil. Tliis week, dealeis said. UiL'iX' was more institutional livily folloivnidlhe holiday period lull. Tin: sli'aily climb Irtini Hie low It-veils icached in Dcceinber kikcn place amid increasing loret-asts of worsen- in l> slowdown. Stocks close TOItONTO iCl'l Tliu Toronto slock infirkcl was liigliL-r near llic close of active trading IIJM rose lo ?170. Crown Lifu to 5SS. riilwinliridge Nitkt-1 in S'Z'J-'.K. DoriR- IVlu I11 lo S2211 and Traders A l-'illings full 1'a to52lli. I'inel'oint 11 UniLcdCanso VANCOUVKH (CIJ> Pritx-s were in niodcrale traOing on Die Van- couver Slock EsulianRc Friday. Clos- ing voliirnc was shares. In tin; ItiduslriaLs. Venture was un- chanpud al .37 on 71.500 shares. Bank of B.C. rights was unchanged al ..'ID on shares, Paon was undianpt-'d at on ihaics and Canadian Javelin was up m'i al on 5.900 ihares. lonarc was un- at .14 and Kmsur Warrants were up .36 at 52 fla. In (lie oils. Seneca Developments was up .02 al M on 42.5IKI shares, AuRust Pcti oleum was up one half cent at .17 on shares. Alaska Keuai was up one half cL-nt al .114 on lii.OW sluiros. Pnyutie was uncliangcil ;il .14 on 10.000 shares and Stampede was down .02 al Uison Pclroleum was down .41) ;it In the mines. DaUon was up al 17 on 101.500 shares. Anglo-Human: was up .02 al SI.13 on shares. Cutlass up .01 at .23 on B1.1M shiircs unu Mining was down .04 jl .21 on shares Gco-Dync was down .01) al 20 and Primer Group was down one- hall ceni al 10- Volume on the curb exchange was n87_600 shares. Acaplomo was up al .H on shares IVtrowcsl was up one-half cent al .1114 on GO.fiOO shares. (Irenl litiar was unchanged al .12 un sharos and Muiidet- Mines was at .34 tin 4'i.'J.50 shiyvcs. Mark V was down 07 at 51.53 and Decade was up .01! al .311. NKW YORK riees fc't'nerally followed the iuro- pean t-asli price ol usually quoted before domestic markets opcnec every Horning. Many financial leaders thought the irice of pold would rise after the sa c of two million ounces of tfold by the U.S. The sale, held earlier in the week h Washington, drew offers for about ounces at a price lower I inn quoted on the London Exc1 lange. Futures then fell, except for one day, The selling in futures was said to iavo been influenced by specu alors' i.sappointinenl in the apparent lack of 'piblic inlm'sl in Irade. Tbn five ex- e lunges generally reported light trade. Silver futures mostly moved wit i gold, bul al lite end the week were i idcpendenlly higher, closing w Hi a gain of about ID cents an ounce. Cocoa arid cotton also posted small gains, but Tin- New York marLt al.o ended I ie week sharply higher, inspired by 'owe' in erest rates and news that i'res dent Gerald t'yul is iUtaring ;i 0- jcivi'iii tax cut to stimulate Hie eeo lomv. On tie week, the Dow Jones in- disin; venige rust: 2-1. M luG58.79. An eaSL-i- moneldiv policy in the U.S. am n-iiiie rate cuts by several Anicnvan bunks were stimulants to adian markets as well. .Sliori-ienn interest rates have been j Ming in Canada, and that, plus the L .S. rate reduc lions, indicate ,lon ,1 on Canadian long- k-rm ra PS. .inalysbi Ilifli ncreil ralps liavc allratlcil 111 nc-y aw.iy from the slock markets and have inm-ased Llic cosls of liusint'ss Vur lunh companies antj in- veslors. Golds were gem-rally higher on Hie ttcek arecly as a resull of a sharp Wednesday The gold index al Torrailo jumped polnls lhal day. reflecting a rebound m the overseas bullion price. On the week, the gold index rose Trading 'activity increased at Toronto lliis week. Volume rose tu 1 .15 million shares and value loSOl) 76 f -c mi lion liom mil ion and SJO.J5 'tCn- Montreal exchange Iuturcs also rascd- Grain fuUiirs IcII. Soybeans and wliL'al wen? under heavy Moiling pressure and most oilier farm com- modities also eased, ICxpurl business was tulalively and icpurls con linnet! Ihal fanners would me re use acreage in virtually all of (lie niiiin firains in Thesu vnifv strong sell- ing SuybiMns and soybean oil futures Ml lo limits on two days, bnl sonic Justus were regained Corn and oats H'spoiitlcd Ui weakness in red meal futures and allied nils, but improved when indc'nienl wealiier was noted over the southwest and middle wesl. Live calllo fulures closed .sleady lo alioul a huniheuVeiylit lower, while live hogs eased lillle. Pork lii'llics Rained nearly Iwo ctnls a pound on an unproved cash markets. Shell efigs closed about 1 ]n cents lower lo I ''z fonts higliei. ,-U the close of Ihc Chicago Hoard of Ti ude 1'riday. n'heal was lo 31 cents a bushel lower. March Gulf ulii'ii'. iliil nol trade; cum was lo 'J lower. Marcli 3.41 "2 and oals were un- changed to 2'2 lower. Marcli Soybeans were 22 lit 28 cents lower, January soybean oil 25 lo 125 points lower, January and soy- bean nii'al 3no (o (559 points lower. January IM.OO. Winnipeg grain WINNIPEG (CIM 'rices were nixed in light activity I'riclay on the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange. Although Vancouver rapesect rebounded from Thursday's losses o )ost major gains, flax prices continued i0 decline. Most oilier commodities lovcred near Thursday's cosing prices A, r. a ras lm[ Von. rajipscpd iras IC'.'i (oS's liglier. nax Was 28 lo 17 lower, feed whcal was Wo lo six liiRher, eorn was unc angcd. barley was tliree liiglier oonchanged, oals was :l'i Lo out.' liiglier and rye was higlier lo onclianged. b ,s (jf mm Dolldll' Vdlll6 MON KLAI. (Cr) U.S. ollar in terms of Canadian hinds c used hndav PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally localad in the cenlre of a large caUle feeding and hog raiaing caunlry. CALF-FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE SALE Wed., Jan. 15 -1p.m. 300 -HEAD -300 HOG and DAIRY CATTLE SALE SATURDAY AT P.M. MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY Trucking Branding Vaccinating Order Buying Government Veterinary Service Feeding Pens ForlMoimalionanG' Listings Contact JIM or JOE JURIS Picture Suite Auction Picture Butle, Alberta Auction market located 16 miles north ol Lelhbridge on Highway 25 krone 732-4400 PICTURE BUTTfc REGULAR CATTLE SALE REMEMBER HOG SALES EVERY WEDNESDAY Wo will be anembllng Morkal Hogs lor the Marka Ing Bonrd and sail Weanor and Feeder. Hogtlt NO HOGS WILL BE SOLD MONDAYS REGULAR CATTLE SALES WILL CONTINUE EVERY MONDAY 1 Don't be conlenl to accept one offer-at home, consign your live- I stock lo us, where you are guaranteed lo tiaue (he Auclion Rmc full of Buyers to bid cr your product PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3321, TABER-DAY OR NIGHT Aucllonaer: JOHNNY CHARLTON ?B'" tic. 293 GARY JENSEN Hay L'xjiurl prices wL-re up 1] a s i s Itiipc'succl Thunder 81 Mav .Jly Ocl (hits May Jly ('urn (basis 29J 2W m Jly Keed May 3U2 3H8 388 Jly" 385 :U1I'B 3fla Del 381 Metals LONDON (APi Friday rlosing metals bid-ask in pounds sterling a metric ion; silver in penrc a troy ounce: Coppcr-Spul 510.5-519.5, futures Tin-spot futures Lead-spot 227.5-228.5; tulure.4 213.5- 214 34G-3-18: futures 315-316 Silver spot 179.5-100: 3 monlhs 1H4.6-1M.8 dramatic increase in slaughter cattle mil leei-ipls ;il Hie nine public slockyaids this week, but MIL- deparltiient said Kriday tins is normal after a holiday season when .sales aie generally oil. Sales totalled head, more Lhan double l-'eedor calllu and eiilf receipts slunvcu1 a similar jump, lo from wliile sheep and lamb totalled up only slightly from TOI1QNTCJ: Prices for lop quality heifers were steady at the of the week, but had losl 51 by Thursday. Low quality cows, used for hamburger, were sleady throughout while vealei the week and down lalcr because of dull trading. Feeder steers weighing more Ihan uuumls. Hie only class lor which prices were established, losl S3 lo S4 at mid week. Good lambs gained iti early trading under good demand (ur limited supplies while hoys declined S2.45 IhniughoiH Ihe week. Top grade steers lost 51 lo because of only moderate demand, ex t'enl ill Calgary where early ol M cents were offset by a lalcr loss of SI .50 Low grade cows were generally lower wilh losses between 51.50 and S5 because of moderate trading. Calgary opening prices were steady, but dropped later by Top gvutlc heifers losL in early trading at Winnipeg while Saskaloon prices were steady. The Calgary market opened SU cents higher and S2 later in the week. Edmonton opened SI to SI.50 higher, only lo lose SI of the t'i'ain bceausc of low demand Feeder steers weighing more llian 750 pounds and heifers more than 551) heifers losl under poor to moderate trading. Top-quality heifers losl SI in early Irtiding nl Winnipeg although Saska- toon prices were reported steady throughout Uie week. Conversely, prices lor steer calves weighing belween 401 and 575 pounds were sleady in Winnipeg wliile Ihey lusl 52 al Saskatoon because of low itomanil Edmonlon opened 50 cents lower and dropped Si further near the end of Ihe weuk. Lambs gamed 54 in early Iniding at Edmonlon. but losl 55 lalcr because of only moderate trading. Hogs dropped S4..85 by mid-week in Winnipeg, but laler regained DO cenls of the loss. Saskatoon opened 30 cenls highei and closed 60 cenls lower. Alberta prices declined by between SJ.75 and SUMMI'MIY. Slaughter eallle. sleers A-l and A-2. Calgary 43 lo45.50; Edmonton41 Saskatoon 42 to 44.75; Winnipeg 43 lo 45.60: Toronto 47 to 51. Heifers. A-l and A-2: Calgary 34.50 lo 38.50: Edmonlon 112 to 34.50; Saska- loon 33 lo 36.50: Winnipeg 115 to 38; Toronto W lo 42. D-l and D-2 cows: Calgary 111 lo 20.50: Edmonton 16 Lo 17.50; Saskaloon 17.75 to 19.75: Winnipeg 17 lo 20; Toronto 21 lo 23; Montreal 21 to 2-1.25. Slaughter calves, good and choice; veal: Winnipeg 55 lo 70; Toronto 38 lo 47: Montreal 55 lo 75. Feeder steers more than 750 pounds: Calgarv 39 lo 42; Edmonton 35 lo 38, Saskatoon 34.50 lo 38; Winnipeg 30 to 39; Toronto 35 Lo 39. Feeder steer calves 401 lo 575 pounds. Calgary 36 to 43; Edmonlon 32 lo 37; .Saskatoon 28 to 35, Winnipeg 34 fJood lambs: Calgary 38.50 Io40; Ed- monlon 40; Toronto 55 lo 58. Index 100 hoys dressed: Calgary 43.5LI lo 52.15: Edmonlon 49.35; Saska- loon 51.SO lo 52.90; Winnipeg 48 BO lo S3 50; Toronto 53.75 Lo 56.60; Montreal 54.54 lo 55.95. Tlicre were 1.1171 head of livestock sold Illis week at I'crlieli Dros. Auction Market Ltd. Ilcceipls included eallle and 756 hogs. The New Year radc found new levels ill all classes of eallle Demand from local buvci'S was good al llic lower levels. 'rice iniolallons as follows: SLAUKNTKIl CA1TI.K Al and ,Vi steers Al and A2 icifers 34.25 lo 36.10. and coivs- 18 1020.80. U4 cows- 10 [o 17 Illllclicr bulls 211 lo 30. llolslein sleeis 10 31.40. 1 il'I.ACKMKNT (.'ATTLH Sleer calves 250 450 IBS. 20 lo 25.50. Steer calves 400-500 Ills. -25 1033. Steer calves over 500 Ibs. 30 lo 35. Plain Sleer calves -all weiglils 20 lo 24. Feeder slccrs under 1100 Ibs. -321035.80 Feeder steers over 8110 Ibs. 37 lo 40.50. Heifer calves -250-400 Ibs 15 to 22.50. Heifer calves -400-500 Ibs. 20 lo 27. Plain ipialitv hcilcr calves 15 10 20 Feeder heifers 27 lo 3425. "eeder cows 17 lo 21. DAIHY C'A'm.K Market llogb dressed wclglil 411.35 lo 50.85. Good weaners 15 lo 20.50. Light weancrs- 7 loll. Feeders -under 100 Ibs. -181031.50. Feeders over 100 Ihs. 35 lo 57. Ured sows and Kills- Hi 105. LifiW calves toiO nog prices CDMOiS'TON ICI'I Average clos- prices Friday provided by Hie. Alberta Hog Producers Marketing lioard. Thursday average in brackels. I'jimonlon 51.87 Calgarv 51 44 (19.421. lied Deer 5171 (52.381. I.lovdmiiisler No sales (49.551. .dUn-idge Mosaics (51.271. M.-Kleml No sales Total hogs sold 2.406, average 51. 05. No sows sold EDMONTON (CP) Weekly egg and poultry report issued by Lhe federal agricullure department: EGGS: To producers: A large 73; A mediuni 70; A small 50; B 55: C 10; cracks 27. Tu relaileis A large 84-86. A medium H -86. A small 61-69. To consumers (in A large 87-98. A medium H3- 86. A small 79-82. broilers. 35: 6 and ovei 5 and Turkey under 12 40: 12 In IB. 40' over 18 354 ve No. 2 lurkev: L'nder 12. 37: 12 lei 18. 37: over III. 36'z. Alberta grain EDMONTON (ACN> The Alberta Grain ('oiniinssion in its weekly report Fiiday said lillle change was evident in leed grain pnce.s lliis week. (Jrain offer ings throughout the province repented from fair Lo good l.clhbi-idge and district buyers quoting wheat S3.43-S3.7S. oats SI (i5 anil barley The Medicine Hat Hronks area wheat S3.50-53.BO. oals and barley 52.70-52.115. In iind around Calgary prices are wheal S3.30-53.75, (i-its ;md barley S2.50-S2.70. The Rod Deer report advises wheal S3 0.1 is Sl.50-Sl.80 und barley In Ihc Vermilion area buyers bidding wheat S3.20-S3.50. oals SL.4Q-SI.H1 ami barley 52.20-52.75. Practically no clianjji: from ninnlon with wheat S3.40-S3.80, oals SI liO Sl.fiO and barley S2.54-S2.00. The Peace Itiver district quotes wheat S3.35. oats SI 50-51.55 find barley S2SO. U S Iced corn per bushel f.o.u. Calgary; per bushel fob Lothbridge Jan. 9, 1975 Vancouver cash rapcseed ranged up to per bushel. CANADA 1KJNDS Ocl W.30 MD.35 II Jul 104.75 105.00 Sejit HI! 75 U4 5V.. Sujrt 7.1.10 71.51) 3 IVrp 3700 C'a'.; WJ2 V'V.I- Jul. 04.00 'J5.00 I'MOV I'llOVINCIAI. (UIAllANTKKl) HONDS Alia 'DO 83.50 (14.50 Out 7 '11H jft.OO Uli.OU Out llyd 'J 'M4 Dli.OO 97.00 N.H. H's'.; 'WO 73.00 74.00 N.s. 'jra QS.W 'JU.M Alia 'lit) Uli.OO 87.00 'DO 94.50 U5.50 MM aa.oo wtio AltaCJas 9'i'; 'DO Ah-mi 89.25 uc i-'orcsi 'yi m.'Kt nc'ivi M'h'i -yo UellTel "i'J HH.50 BdlTel 9aK'; '93 91.75 Cl'Sec '913 Ba.OO CU lull Coip -iji CWNU a'l'i aaoo Gull "JU.5U InPrl'iiie 9JKr; 'JW 91.50 Miisst-y HV; HO 94.00 jNuranda tl'i'; ''JO 90.59 lull Nick it1 'J2.25 9'a'-'; -yi iti.GO Steel t'da 9''i'J '90 92.25 TrCdii ''JO 'J0.5U TiCda Pine 10'- '90 92.50 CONVEHTiyLES 7'zr; '88 85.00 U9.00 Alia GJS 7'a'; '90 112.00 Cons lias B'r'r '119 Ii7.00 li'J.OO .Scurry 7'r; '88 (iy.OO T.'f.u'J iiS'Ti-aiis C O'a'. 'KB liti.OO 158.00 W Trans 74% '91 yi.oo 93 on 1AC 9'a'J "94 108.01) 110.00 DlVldSflOS THE CANADIAN I'HESS Corporation dividends Wednesday. quarterly unless noted. Kewance Oil Co., 12 cents. U.S funds. March 10. record Feb. 21 Massev-Ferguson .Lid., ..20 cenls. Marcli 15. record Feb. 5. Ualhursl Paper Lid., 5'.i-percenl pfd.. 26 25 cents. Marcli I, record Jan. 31. Consolidated Balharst Ltd., s x- per cent pfd.. cents. Feb. 1. record Jan- 10- Mailer Shoes Ltd., Lhe quarter y dividend for Ihc third and four! i 'piarler of 1974 lias been omillcd. TUIU 8 WINMPW; (CP) Gold fuLuros U.S. funds, Winnipeg Commodity Kx- chjingc close Ffiday. IDU-OUiN'CE CONTHACTS Jan IflO.GOH. Apr 75 183.25. JK- 75 187.20B; Ocl 75 I'Jl 10: .Ian 76 194 SOU. Thursday's volume: foniracLs. CONTHACTS: 75 'May 75 184.50: Aug 75 ISov 75 197.50: Feb 76 I9H.OIUJ. Tliuisday's volume: 170 oonlracls. LONDOiS lAP) -Clusinjj prices Kriday in IJ..S dollars an nunce- London -177 75 Paris 182.09 Frankfurt 179.114 Zurich 177.00 Hony Kong 177.11 Beirut 5.- 7K5 n kilo. "'NN "'EG U'l Live bed close Friday. Ja" T llarc" "MA- Ihursday s volume. Six contracts. prices WINNIPFC, (CPl -Wheal Imard domeslic feed grain prices Friday: 3 CW red spring wbcal 5 No 1 Iced barley No. 1 feed oals 1.924. Land use. Do you care? Shortages of recreational land urban expansion foreign ownership of land maintaining the family farm Effective land use means careful consideration of these and. other land related topics. Your view is needed! Under Alberta Government auspices, a Land Use Forum has been established to provide for study and recommendation on the basis of citizen involvement. Through upcoming public hearings, every interested Albertan should be heard and all verbal, or written submissions will be considered. Prepare now to make individual or group presentations at hearings in your area. Medicine Hal Tuesday, January 2B Lelhbridgn Thunday, January 30 luesday, r-flbruary 1 1 Thuriday, February 13 Tuesday, February IS Grande Prairie Thursday, February 20 Tuesday, February 25 Thursday, February 27 Tuesday, March 4 Wednesday, March 5 Thuriday, March 6 Wednesday, March 12 Wrife for summary reports on the sublet! or subjects, on which you wish lo express a view: The Family Farm. Recreation or Agn- cullurjl Land, Uiban Residential tend Development, Counly Residential Suivey; Parkland Counly, Rutal Subdivision in Alberto, Future land Needs lor Agr! cuhurc. Rural land Ownership, Rural Und Tenure, Vertical Inleg'alion in Agriculture, Land Uie Policy-Populalion Growlh, Land Ownership Use ol our Lakes and Lako shorc lands' t.nd Forum