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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta it - THE IETHMHDOE HERALD - Saturday, January 93,1971 Ottmm iveekly livestock report OTTAWA (CP) - Cattle offerings at the 10 public stockyards from Monday to Thursday this week totalled 25,000 head, an increase of about 4,000 from last week but 3,500 fewer than In the corresponding week a year ago. Exports of beef cattle to the United States last week were only 149 head, the department of agriculture reported Friday. Heavier deliveries of cattle at public markets and stronger prices on steers and heifers featured the week's beef cattle trade. Prices on all grades of steers and heifers were generally 25 cents to $1 higher. Cows and bulls varied from 50 cento higher to $1 lower. Feeder cattle were in demand and mainly steady to $1 higher. Veal calves were steady to $2 higher. Hog prices varied from $1 higher or more below last week's close. Good lambs varied from $2.50 higher to $2 lower. Choice steers: Montreal 32 to 33.50; Toronto 32 to 33; Winnipeg 31.50 to 32; Saskatoon 30.50 to 31.75; Edmonton 31.50 to 32; Calgary 30.75 to 32.50. Good heifers: Montreal 24.50 to 25.75; Toronto 29 to 30; Winnipeg 28 to 29; Saskatoon 27.50 28.50; Edmonton 28 to 28.75; Calgary 27.50 to 29.25. Good cows: Montreal 21.50 to 23.50; Toronto 20.50 to 21.50; Winnipeg 22 to 23; Saskatoon 20.50 to 21.75; Edmonton 19 to 20; Calgary 20.50 to 22. Good feeder steers: Toronto 31 to 35; Winnipeg 30 to 35; Saskatoon- 30 to 35; Edmonton 30 to 37; Calgary 30 to 37. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 40.50 to 45; Toronto 35 to 45; Winnipeg 45 to 55; Saskatoon 37.50; Edmonton 40 to 46. Good lambs: Toronto 28 to 31; Winnipeg 23 to 24.50; Saskatoon 24^Edmonton 25 to 27; Calgary 26. Basic hogs: Toronto 25.15 to 26.55; Winnipeg 21.25 to 22.25; Saskatoon 20.25 to 21; Edmonton 20.05 to 24.75; Calgary 20 to 21.95. FINANCIAL AID Sweden plans to extend financial aid amounting to $1.7 million to Pakistan to facilitate the modernization and expansion of the country's telecommunications system. IRECO INDUSTRIES INC. OF CANADA APPOINTMENT Mr. James C. Courtlce, General Manager of IRECO International Operation* announces the appointment of Mr. Ken Yoshloka at service representative for the company's Irrigation and machine divisions in Western Canada. KEN YOSHIOKA ACCOUNTANT A challenging opportunity for a young man qualified to assume responsibilty of a diversified Accounting Department with the support of a complete staff for a prominent and rapidly expanding company involved in ail aspects of the potato industry. The Individual selected mutt show analiticol ability and decisiveness and be able to conduct financial anylisis, develop and direct internal audit programs, monthly management reports including expense statements, cash flow and aged accounts receivable. The applicant should possess formal training (C.A., R.I.A., C.G.A. or B. Comm.) or equivalent experience but secondary to the requirements of satisfaction of continued personal growth. Initial salary will depend upon qualifications and experience. Written applications stating full particulars of education, experience, salary expected and pertinent personal information should be directed in confidence to: MR. G. P. PISKO V. G. SERVICES LIMITED P.O. BOX 430 VAUXHAU, ALTA. NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET TUESDAY, JAN. 26th at 9:30 900-HEAD-900 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE Highlighted by: 75 STEER CALVES from John Campbell Ranch, Plncher Creek 75 STEER and HEIFER CALVES Irem A. Prmeau, Cowley 100 STEER and HEIFER CALVES from Bill Peterson, Ctaresholm 100 STEER and HEIFER CALVES from Bud Noel, Hope, B.C. 55 HEAD STEER CALVES from DtPaloll, Cayley SPECIAL: 65 BREO HEIFERS from Quintan Armstrong, Nanton SLAUGHTER CATTLE SELL at 9:30 A.M. STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SELL at 1:00 P.M. For Information and listing! Contact FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET, iNMRNMIONJl SAKS M�N(Cf MINI \\ HURLBURTca Grain prices Winnipeg Groin Pricat WINNIPEG (CP) - Trading was generally light in most commodities to the close of trading Friday on the Winnipeg Grain Exchange. Exporters showed some interest in rapeseed, flax and barley and commission houses were on both sides of the market. Trading in oats and rye was light and prices were steady. Thursday's volume of trade was 375,000 bushels of flax, 2,882,000 of rapeseed and 313,-000 of rye. Export loadings of Canadian wheat included 354,666 bushels to the United Kingdom, 509,675 to Japan and 249,946 to Haiti. Closing prices: Flax: May 1% higher 2.55; July 1 higher Oct. un- changed 2.55V4B. Rapeseed Vancouver: Jan. 2V2 higher 3.16%; March 2 higher 3.30%; May 1 higher 2.89Mr, July 2% higher 2.82%. Rapeseed Thunder Bay: April unchanged 2.90&B; June % lower 2.85%. Oats: May V� higher 89; July unchanged 88%B; Oct. unchanged 88N. Barley: May % lower 1.32%; July Va higher 1.32%; Oct. 2% higher 1.28%A. Rye: May V� lower 1.20%; July % lower 1.19V4A; Oct. unchanged 1,21%N. Prices for class two wheat Friday for export to countries outside IGA: 1 Nor 1.81%; 2 1.79%; 3 1.75%; 4 1.69%; 1 Durum 1.80; 2 1.77; 3 1.68%; 4 1.63%; 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 1.63%. Grain quotes Friday (basis Lakehead): High Low Close Flax May 256 253% 255 Jly 255% 253 254% Oct 257% 254% 255% Rapeseed Vancouver Jan 316% 311 316% Mar 303% 295% 303% May 289% 286 289% Jly 282% 278% 282% Rapeseed Thunder Bay Apr 290% 287% 290% Jun 285% 284 285% Oats May 88 88% 89 Jly 88% Oct 88 Barley May 133% 133 132% Jly 132% 132 132% Oct 128% Rye May 120% 119% 120% Jly 119% 118% 119% Oct 121% Communities should live or die? GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) -The Alberta government faces a difficult political problem in trying to determine what communities should live and what ones should be left to die, says George E. Illsley of Edmonton, president of the Alberta Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Illsley said in an interview rural migration to urban centres is a matter of concern and "might be solved if we could provide opportunities in the region where the people grow up." New election after mayor transferred VALLEYVIEW (CP) - This northwestern Alberta town will elect a new mayor Monday because the previous one has been transferred. A council spokesman said Friday Mayor Lloyd Symer-zum, a part-time administrator elected last autumn, had to resign because his full-time employer transferred him to Grande Prairie. Potato futures WINNIPEG (CP) - The Maritime Potato futures market was inactive Friday. Open High Low Close Mar 2.45A Apr 2.65A May 3.G0A THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Requires PROJECT OFFICER PLANNING AND DESIGN (For New Facilities on a New Campus) Responsible to the Physical Plant Co-ordinator for campus planning and building design, including liaison between the University and architectural and engineering consultants, planning of new building facilities and lite improvements, and preparation of cost estimates and reports on space utilization, furnishings, etc. The successful applicant will be on ARCHITECT OR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER with an intimate knowledge of building design and planning, who can work effectively with faculty and consultants and who is prepared to undertake a variety of assignments related to all phases of the University's physical plant development. Starting date after April 1, 1971 to be arranged. Apply in writing by Friday, February 5, 1971 stating salary expectations and providing a complete personal resume. PERSONNEL OFFICER THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Livestock market report Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday 860 cattle; 225 calves; 2,897 hogs and lambs 215. Butcher cattle prices steady to 1,000 higher. Replacement cattle 1.00 or more higher. Cattle market strong and active. Good and choice butcher steers met keen demand, prices 1.00 higher, medium grades 1.00 or more higher in spots. Good and choice butcher heifers 25 cents or more higher under good demand. Cows opened 50 to 1.00 higher, this gain and more, lost on late week trading. Bulls 50 to 1.00 higher. Medium and good stocker and feeder steers meeting keen demand from local buyers, prices' 1.00 or more higher. Stock steer and heifer calves. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice, 31.50 to 32.20; good 30.50 to 31.25; medium 28.50 to 30. Heifers, choice, 28.75 to 29.50; good 28 to 28.50; medium 27 to 28. Cows, good, 20.50 to 21; medium, 19 to 20; canners and cutters, 15 to 18.50. Bulls, good, 24 to 25.50. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers over 800 lbs. 30 to 32.40. Good light stock steers 550 to 650 lbs. 36 to 39. Good feeder heifers 29 to 31.75. Good stock cows 20 to 22.50, Good stock steer calves under 400 lbs. 42 to 45.50. Good stock steer calves over 400 lbs. 39 to 41.25. Good stock heifer calves over 400 lbs. 32.50 to 35.50. HOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week f.o.b. Lethbridge 20 to 21.45 base price. Weaner and feeder hogs sold under pressure. Weaners 5.00 to 10. Light feeders under 100 lbs. 10.25 to 11.75. Heavy feeders over 100 lbs. 18.50 to 24. All prices per head. Light feeders under 100 lbs. 16 to 21 per hundredweight. Heavy feeders over 100 lbs. 15 to 18.75 per hundredweight. Good lambs 24 to 25. Taber Livestock TABER - On offer this week at the Prairie Livestock Ltd. sale were 391 head of livestock consisting of 300 cattle and 91 hogs. Trade was active on a slightly stronger market. Good butcher steers 25 cents stronger. Cows up 50 cents. Bred cows steady. Good yearling feeder steers $1 stronger. Year ling heifers up 75 cents. Both steer and heifer calves steady All classes of hogs are still selling under pressure. Good to choice butcher steers - 31 to 31.40; fair to medium 28.80 to 30.90. Good butcher cows - 21 to 21.80; fair to medium 20 to 21; stock cows - 250 to 295. Good yearling feeder steers over 850 lbs. 33.50 to 34.50; over 700 lbs. 35 to 35.75; over 600 lbs. 36 to 37.30. Good yearling feeder heifers over 650 lbs. 31 to 33.25; under 650 lbs. 33 to 34.10. Fair to medium steer calves over 400 lbs. 37 to 40.25. Fair to medium heifer calves over 400 lbs. 37 to 40.25; fauto medium heifer calves over 400 lbs. 32 to 35. Weaner hogs 6.25 to 9; light feeders 15 to 17.25; bred sows 36 to 42. Perlich Livestock There were 2,078 head of livestock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 1,241 cattle and 837 hogs. The cattle market continues strong and active on all classes. Price quotations were as follows:- Choice steers 32 to 32.40; medium 31 to 32; choice heifers 29 to 29.30; good Cows 21 to 22; medium cows 19 to 20.50; canners and cutters 14 to 18; bologna bulls 25; light grain fed bulls to 27. REPLACEMENT CATTLE: Steer calves 275 t o400 lbs. 41 steers 500 to 675 lbs. 37 to 41.70; holstein steers over 1,000 lbs. selling to 30.10; feeder heifers 600 to 800 lbs. 30 to 34 with lighter weights selling to 35.85. Steer calves 275 to 400 lbs. 41 to 45.75; steer calves 400 to 550 lbs. 39 to 41.70; heifer calves under 350 lbs. 34 to 37; heifer Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP)-The Winnipeg live beef futures market Friday was mostly inactive. Open High Low Close Mar 32.00N May 32.10B calves 400 to 550 lbs. 32 to 38.75; plain quality. heifer calves 30 to 32; feeder cows 19 to 2a depending on age and quality; good quality stock cows and heifers 280 to 310; medium and plain quality stock cows 175 to 275 depending on age and quality. HOGS: AU classes of weaner and feeder hogs met an improved demand. Good weaners 8 to 10.25; small and plain quality weaners 5 to 8; light feeders under 100 lbs. 11 to 16; feeders over 100 lbs. 15 to 27. There were no baby calves on offer. 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 on: January 28th - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. January 29th - 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. EXPERIENCED PLANT OPERATORS AND STEAM ENGINEERS Positions are available at our* Waterton Gas Processing Plant located near Pincher Creek, Alberta. Level of initial positions will be determined by past experience. Future . advancement will be based on merit. Candidates should have a minimum of one year's experience in gas plant processing and be the holder of at least an Alberta 4th Class Steam Certificate. Interested applicants should write stating qualifications and experience to-. SHELL CANADA LIMITED P.O. BOX 1088 PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA. ATTENTION: Office Supervisor THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Requires CARETAKING SUPERVISOR (For New Facilities on a New Campus) Reporting to the Buildings and Ground* Maintenance Superintendent and responsible for the care-taking of buildings on the new campus. Duties to include formulation of work schedules, training and supervising of staff, inspection of work and cost control. Knowledge of cleaning procedures and materials essential with minimum of three years of supervisory caretaking experience. Starting dare after April 1, 1971, to be arranged. Salary to be discussed. Please write or phone for application. All replies confidential. PERSONNEL OFFICER THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Willie, the worm, favored to win toy grand prix BRIGHTON, England (AP) - Wippie Willie Mark II, a slender racer groomed on a diet of chocolate and cabbage, is favored to win the Brighton Toy Fair's annual worm grand prix Sunday. Wippie Willie Mark II is entered by Christopher Hudson, 15, owner of the late champion, Wippie Willie. The original Wippie was scratched from the race several days ago when Hudson accidentally stepped on him'. The new Wippie was clocked in time trials across a two-foot plate glass course in one minute 45 seconds-30 seconds faster than his deceased stablemate's record. Wippie Willie Mark II will race against four other worms, with Toy Token Tom consi ered a strong contender. Tom is entered by a toy firm and is receiving special training from the Chessingtoo Zoo. The toy company said it will pay �100 to charity for every inch Tom covers. The other entrants are Ig-gles Squiggles, Creepy Crawler and Yes Man. THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Requires PLANT UTILITIES SUPERINTENDENT (For New Facilities en a New Campus) peporting to the Physical Plant Co-Ordinator and responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Central Heating and Cooling Plant and related utility distribution systems at the new campus. Successful aplicant will be expected to inspect contractor's installation, operate the heating and cooling plant and automated control system and supervise plant operators. Starting date after April 1, 1971 to be arranged. Minimum five years of plant operating experience plus supervisory responsibility. Post-secondary education in mechanical or electrical engineering, vocational training or steam plant operator's certificate desirable. Salary to be discussed. Please write or phone for application. All replies confidential. PERSONNEL OFFICER THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA 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 EO FRENCH 328-3986 - TED ANDERSON 327-1985 - TOM WILSON 653-2491, CARDSTON C. W. HENINOER 321-7354 - LOU DE JAGER 327-2891 (. L 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" BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS FROM LEADING HOC 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 Volerinary Inspection by govt, appointed vets. Hogs sorted to sixe and quality to suit the buyers. Order buying and trucking services available. Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week MONDAY thru FRIDAY  Promoting and advertising hogs throughout Western Canada every week. BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE THURSDAY - 1 P.M. A good selectien of local rancher and feedlot cattle. Health and Brand inspections prior to sale. Modern marketing facilities. Branding - Vaccinating and Trucking services available. Special Purebred and Commercial cattle sales as advertised. 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. 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. PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. PREGNANCY TESTING AND TRUCKING SERVICES AVAILABLE POX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 Located tn The Hub Of Southern Alberto's Livestock Industry 3 Miles East Of lethbridge On Highway 3 And A V* Mile South ;