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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 - THE LfcWhSIDGE HERALD - Saturday, January 16, 1971 Livestock market report OTTAWA (CP) - Cattle deliveries at the 10 public stockyards up to Thursday this week were about 20,800 head, a reduction of about 1,500 from the previous week and over 4,000 fewer than the corresponding �>eek a year ago. Exports of beef cattle to the United States last week totalled 177 head, sharply below the 913 exported during the same week a year ago, the department of agriculture reported Friday. Continuing light offerings of cattle at public markets resulted in an improved demand and keen trading throughout the week. Stronger prices prevailed on all classes and grades of butcher cattle at most centres. S'teer prices were generally steady to $1.50 higher and heifers mainly steady to $1 higher. Cows varied from $1.50 higher to $1 lower and bulls mainly steady to $1 higher. Feeder cattle were steady to $1 higher, and stock calves fully steady. Veal calves were generally steady to $1 higher. Hog prices varied from slightly lower to sharply higher for the week, and good lambs from steady to $1 higher. Choice steers - Montreal 32 to 32.75; Toronto 31.50 to 32.50; Winnipeg 30.50 to 31.50; Saskatoon 29.50 to 31.50; Edmonton 31 to 31.50; Calgary 30.25 to 31.20. Good heifers - Montreal 24.50 to 25.25; Toronto 28.50 to 29.50; Winnipeg 27.50 to 28.50; Saskatoon 27 to 28.50; Edmonton 27.50 to 28.50; Calgary 27.50 to 28.25. Good cows - Montreal 21.75 23; Toronto 20.50 to 21.50; Winnipeg 22 to 23; Saskatoon 19 to 20.50; (Edmonton 20 to 21; Calgary 21 to 22. Good feeder steers - Toronto 31 to 35; Winnipeg 30 to 35; Saskatoon 29 to 36; Edmonton 29 to 36; Calgary 30 to 36.50. Good and choice veal calves -Montreal 40.50 to 46; Toronto 33 to 45; Winnipeg 45 to 55; Saskatoon 35 to 37.75; Edmonton 40 to 46. Good lambs - Montreal 29; Toronto 31 to 32; Winnipeg 25.50 to 26.50; Saskatoon 22; Edmonton 25; Calgary 23.50. Basic hogs - Toronto 24.50 to 25.65; Winnipeg 21.50 to 22.50; Saskatoon 20.45 to 21.10; Edmonton 20.50 to 25.25; Calgary 21 to 23.75. Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday: 337 cattle; 40 calves; 1,283 hogs; 52 lambs. Butcher cattle prices opened 25 to 50 cents' higher with light receipts due to bitter cold weather. Replacement cattle were in short supply but selling MEDICINE HAT ROMAN CATHOLIC SEPARATE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 21 Require* a SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS This progressive School District In the City of Medicine Hat, Alberta employs ninety-two teachers In seven schools. The schools offer a wide curriculum to one thousand nine hundred (1900) students in Grades one through twelve Inclusive. A masters degree in Education or equivalent and administrative experience are necessary requirements. When applying, please provide a comprehensive resume. State expected salary and supply references tot SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS MEDICINE HAT ROMAN CATHOLIC SEPARATE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 21 73 7th Street S.E. MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA Applications will be accepted up to March 15, 1971. Duties to commence in July, 1971. SAVE NOW ON HEATING COSTS WITH YEAR-ROUND COMFORT ADDED RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS Cut your fuel bills by up to average of 50% Most important now as fuel costs are Increasing INSULATE NOW WITH BLOWN FIBREGLAS INSULATION 24 Years Experience, All Work Guaranteed FREE ESTIMATES In all points In Southern Alberta and B.C. ALBERTA HOME INSULATION CO. Phone 327-6386 and 327-0092 P.O. Box SSI-2-7 FAIRVIEW SUBDIVISION, LETHBRDGI RAN-DELL EASY ON-EASY OFF NOT A TRAVEL TRAILER OR PICKUP CAMPER THE BEST OF BOTH MORE ROOM - MORE COMFORT - SAFER TRAILER DESIGNED FOR ft AND % TON PICKUP TRUCKS Complete Line of Options Available ON DISPLAY NOW INDOOR TRAILER SHOW OPEN SUNDAY 12 TO 6 P.M. SHOPPERS' WORLD Specially reduced prices on all our present stock of new and used trailers, campers and snowmobiles, CHINOOK 66 TRAILER SALES 12th Ave. and Mayor Magrath Drive South PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. Let Us Take the Worry Out of Your Livestock Sales . . . our contacts with professional order buyers, plus your early consignment, means top prices for youl PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON lie. 293 Sales Manager GARY JENSEN at strong prices. Trade strong and active. All classes of butcher steers were meeting very good demand prices were $1 higher for the week. Butcher heifers were under strong demand selling 50 higher for the week. All other classes of butcher cattle scarce, Most of the replacement cattle consisted of heavy stock calves that met a strong demand from local feeders selling at strong prices. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice, 30.50 to 31.30; good 29.75 to 30.50; medium 28.50 to 29.50. Heifers, choice, 28.50 to 29.25; good 27.25. to 28.25. Cows, good, 20.50 to 21.70. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers (750 to 850) 31 to 33.50. Good light stock steers (550 to 700) 32 to 37. Good stock steer calves 37 to 39. Good stock heifer calves 32 to 36.50. HOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week FOB Lethbridge 20.70 to 24.05 base price. Good kmbs 24 to 25. Taber Livestock TABER - Trade was active on a stronger market. Choice butcher steers sold at 30.50 with the lighter ends topping 31.50. Butcher heifers were also in good demand. Butcher cows were scarce but the few on offer met good demands. Bulls up $1.00. Good steer calves were up 50 cents and heifer calves held steady. Due to the bitter cold weather hogs were in to few numbers to establish a firm market. Good to choice butcher steers 30.10 to 30.50; fair to medium 29.75 to 30.00. Good to choice butcher steers 28.00 to 28.40; fair to medium 27.50 to 27.90. Fair to medium butcher cows 20.25 to 20.70. Bulls 23.00 to 25.50. Good steer calves 38.50 to 40.00; fair to medium 37.00 to 38.25. Good heifer calves 33.50 to 34.50; fair to medium 32.00 to 33.25. Perlich Livestock There were 592 head of livestock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Light receipts were due to the extremely cold weather. There were 393 cattle and 199 hogs sold. The cattle market was strong and active with a good demand from local packer and feeder buyers for all classes of cattle. Price quotations were as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE Choice steers 30.50 to 31.20; medium to low choice heifers 28 to 28.70; good cows 21 to 22.00; medium 19 to 20.50; bologna bulls - None on offer. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Medium quality steers 700 to 900 lbs. 31 to 35.00; steers 500 to 675 lbs. mostly 36 to 39.50. Good feeder heifers weighing over 600 lbs. 30 to 32.70. Good stock steer calves over 400 lbs. 39 to 41.00; steer calves 250 to 375 lbs. 43 to 46.30; good heifer calves over 400 lbs. 32 to 35.00; heifer calves under 350 lbs. 35 to 38.00; stock cows 270.00 to 300.00; medium quality and older cows 230.00 to 265.00. HOGS Due to the extremely cold weather the light offering of hogs met an indifferent demand at sharply lower prices. Weaners 5.00 to 7.25; light feeders 9.00 to 13.50; feeders over J0O lbs. 15.00 to 19.50; two bred sows 35 dollars each. Ponoka doctor in the running PONOKA (CP) - Donald McCrimmon, a 52-year-old Ponoka optometrist, has been named Pro gressive Conservative candidate for Ponoka constituency in the next provincial election. A former mayor and town councillor, Dr. McCrimmon was nominated at a meeting in this county 55 miles south of Gd-monton. The seat now Is held by Neville Roper for the Social Credit party. Potato futures WINNTPEG (CP) - The Maritime potato futures market Friday was inactive with offers at current levels but few buyers. Volume of trade Thursday was 10 contracts. Open High Low Close Mar 2.50N Apr 2.68N May 3.10 3.10 LONG HISTORY Moscow University was founded by Peter the Great in 1705. BEET GROWERS ENTER QUEEN CANDIDATE - Half a dozen pretty girls brightened the recent sugar beet growers' banquet at Taber. Miss Dianne Powell, centre, oft Cran-ford will carry the beet growers' colors at the upcoming sugar festival queen contest. The beet growers selected Miss Powell from this bevy of beautie, from left, Judy Brezovski, Renee Harris, Dianne Powell, Patti Sekura and Virginia Brizinello. Miss Powell will now compete with two or three other contestants at the chamber of commerce banquet Friday, Jan. 22. Cathy Simey is not shown. Grain price review Winnipeg Grain Prices WINNIPEG (CP) - Oilseeds posted good gains in aggressive exporter buying on the Winnipeg Grain Exchange Friday. All flax and rapeseed futures advanced as much as 10% cents. Trade was moderate in other commodities with prices on stronger patterns. Barley had good commercial buying on Canadian wheat board offers. Oats trade was dull while rye trade was confined to local and commission house activity. At the close, flax was 6% to 6y8 higher, Vancouver rapeseed was 10% to 6% higher, Thunder Bay rapeseed was six to 2% higher, oats was unchanged, barley was V* higher to unchanged, rye was one higher to unchanged. Overnight confirmation was received of sale of 1,400,000 bushels of rapeseed to Pakistan and 800,000 bushels of barley to Northern Ireland. Export loadings of Canadian wheat Friday included 130,000 bushels to Japan. Friday's volume of trade was 292,000 bushels of flax, 2,834,000 of rapeseed, 225,000 of rye. Prices Friday for Class Two wheat for export to countries outside IGA: 1 Nor 1.81%; 2 1.79%; 3 1.75%; 4 1.69%; 1 Durum 1.80y4;' 2 1.77y4; 3 1.68%; 4 1.64; IGA prices: 1 Nor 1.81%; 2 1.79%; 3 1.75%; 4 1.69%; 1 Durum 1.80%; 2 1.77%; 3 1.68 %; 4 1.64. (basis Grain quotes Friday Lakehead): High Low Close Flax May 260% 253% Jly 260% 254% Oct 263 258 Rapeseed Vancouver Jan 317 309% Mar 308 300% May 292% 287 Jly 284% 281 260% 260% 263 Rapeseed Thunder Bay 317 307% 292% 284% Apr 295 Jun 286% Oats May Jly Oct Barley May 132% Jiy Oct Rye May 119% Jiy Oct 289% 286 132% 118% 294% 286% 89 88% 88 132% 131% 126 119 118% 120% Hog prices EDMONTON (CP) - Closing prices provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board Friday. Edmonton: quoted 21.55 to 22, average 21.61. Calgary: quoted 21.55 to 21.85, average 21.71. Red Deer: Quoted 21.50 to 21.85, average 21.70. Lethbridge: Quoted 21.75 to 21.85, average 21.81. Lloydminster: No sales. Grande Prairie: No sales. Total hogs sales 4,202, average 21.66. Total sows 10, average 12.50. H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker EDMONTON I 42-9796 ft) KINGSQATE 04.424-5456 CALGARY 263-8050 \ LETMBRtOGtl 3284141 COWS Phone 344-3621 Psychologist persuades pilot to land plane SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - A distraught pilot who said he was going to crash his light plane into the sea was talked into landing it safely by a woman psychologist. After a tense, 30-minute conversation, the pilot was persuaded by Dr. Jan Ogilvie to land his plane at Santa Monica airport. Dr. Ogilvie spoke to him from the Los Angeles suicide prevention centre via a radio-telephone hookup. The pilot eluded police after land ing, however, by taxiing the plane to a remote part of the field and escaping on foot, officers said. D r. Ogilvie's conversation with the pilot - who said he was Chuck Davis and 32 years old-was relayed by the Los Angeles International Airport tower. WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Machinery-Tractors-Trucks Industrial Scrap-Machinery-Demolition Anything Made of Iron! COPPER - BRASS - RADIATORS - BATTERIES - CAST IRON- Etc. - Truck loads - Carloads- Truck Scales-Magnet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap Is Our Business" Money back guarantee on potatoes introduced CALGARY (CP) - A potato with a money-back guarantee was introduced Friday by the Alberta Potato Commission. Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) - Trade was inactive Friday on the Winnipeg beef futures market. Bids in the May future at prices two to 15 points over previous close met no offers. Thursday's volume of trade was 26 contracts. Open Hifh Low Close Jan 31.70A Mar 31.55N May 31.40B Larry Jorgenson, secretary-manager of the commission, said the potatoes will be sold as "better than No. 1" under a trade mark name, Alberta Baker. "We have received a great many complaints about potato quality in this province and this is our answer to it." THIRD KINGDOM Bacteria and other simple organisms like fungi and algae have been placed into a third kingdom known as protista, as opposed to plant and animals kingdoms. POOLS! POOLS! We ore looking for an aggressive dealer to sell our line of swimming pools In this area. Buy direct from the manufacturer and make more money.  Canadian made  Fully guaranteed e Top qualify product  Good profit ACORN POOLS 325 Bay St N., Hamilton, Ont. - 522-6854 DIVISION ACORN IUMBER CO. In Business over 50 Years. EDMONTON CATHOLIC SCHOOLS F. E. DONNELLY and H. M. MACDONALD will be at the Park Plaza Motor Hotel to interview prospective teachers Interested In employment with the Edmonton Catholic School District beginning September 1, 1971 on the following dates: January 28th - 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. January 29th - 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. January 30th - All Day Interviews will also be held at the University of Lethbridge oni January 28th - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. January 29th - 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET TUESDAY, JAN. 19th at 9.30 400-HEAD-400 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE SLAUGHTER CATTLE SELL at 9:30 A.M. STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SELL at 1:00 P.M. For Information and Listings Contact Remember . . . IN 1971 CONSIGN ALL YOUR LIVESTOCK TO C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. AT THE TERMINAL MARKET  FEEDER HOG SALES EVERY MONDAY AT 1 P.M.  FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SALES TUESDAY THRU FRIDAY AT 10 A.M.  SPECIAL CALF AND FEEDER CATTLE SALES-EVERY FRIDAY WE ASSEMBLE AND SELL HOGS FOR THE ALBERTA HOG PRODUCERS MARKETING BOARD - MONDAY THRU FRIDAY CONTACT ED FRENCH 328-3986 - TED ANDERSON 327-1985 - TOM WILSON 653-2491, CARDSTON C. W. HENINGER 328-7354 - LOU DE JAGER 327-2891 C E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. ALBERTA STOCKYARDS PHONE 327-0101 - RES. 328-3986 P.O. BOX S.S. 1-1-7, LETHBRIDGE  LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGENTS # ORDER BUYERS  EXPORTS "IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY" ANOTHER SPECIAL STOCK COW and BRED HEIFER SALE MONDAY, FEB. 15th - 1 p.m. list your Bred Cows and Heifers early for this widely advertised sale. Our last sale attracted buyers from the 4 western provinces. PREGNANCY TESTING AND TRUCKING SERVICES AVAILABLE BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE THURSDAY - 1 P.M. On Offer: 30 stock cows, 200 steers and heifer calves, 50 Holstein steers. O) A good selection of local rancher ana feedlot cattle, t) Health and Brand Inspections prior to sale.  Modern marketing facilities. O) Branding - Vaccinating and Trucking services available.  Special Purebred and Commercial cattle sales as advertised. S) Feeder and Fat cattle buying service available from any of the many order buyers represented.  We provide efficient handling of livestock therefore stronger and healthier cattle. BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS FROM IEADINO ___ HOG PRODUCERS TUESDAYS - 1 P.M. WEANERS-FEEDERS-SOWS-BOARS DAIRY COWS-BABY CALVES-SHEEP Large Hog Barn - Modern Pens - Ample Bedding. Entire yarding facilities disinfected prior to each sale. Strict Veterinary Inspection by govt, appointed vets. Hogs sorted to size and quality to suit the buyers. Order buying and trucking services available. Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week MONDAY thru FRIDAY PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Promoting and advertising hogs throughout Western Canada every week. FOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 Located In The Hub Of Southern Alberto's livestock Industry 3 Miles East Of lethbridge On Highway 9 And A V* Mile South ;