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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 29 THE IETHIKIDOI HMAID Saturday. January 1971 Livestock market report lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday: 210 cattle; 20 calves; hogs; 246 lambs. Butcher cattle prices strong to 50 cents higher. Replacement cattle or more higher. Cat- tle market active. The very few butcher steers and hellers on offer sold steady to strong, quality and condi- tion considered. Medium and good cows 50 cents or more higher. Bulls 50 cents higher. Medium and good stocker and feeder cattle meeting keen de- mand from local buyers, prices or more higher. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice 34.50 to 34.90. good 33.25 to 34.25. Heifers, low choice 31.50 to 32.25, good 30.50 U> 31.50 Cows, medium to good 22.50 to 23.75, canners and 17 to 20 Bulls, good 24.50 to 25.50. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers over 850 Ibs.. 35.50 to 37.25. Good light stock steers 600 to 725 Ibs., 36.50 to 39.10. Good feeder heifers, 32 to 33.50. Good stock heifer calves, 34 to 37.75. BOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge yards, 27.35 to 30.50 base price. There were 950 hogs sold for export, price converted to 21.80 to 24.25 live- weight. Weaner and feeder hogs gold to per head lower due to extremely cold weather. Weaners 5 to 10. Heavy feeders 100 to 130 Ibs. 18 to 20. Heavy feeders over 130 Ibs. 25.50 to 31.50 all prices per head. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. sold from 16 to 18.50 per hundredweight. Good lambs 25. Macleod Livestock FORT MACLEOD On of- fer fit the Fort Macleod Auc- tion Market this week were 6M head of cattle and calves. Slaughter classes were stronger with all classes of re- placements much stronger this week. Low choice to choice steers 34.70 to 35.40; medium to good steers 32 to 33.75; choice hei- fers 31.50 to 32.10; good heifers 30 be 31.30; good cows 23 to 24; and medium cows 21 to 22.75. Good feeder steers (600 to 750 pounds) 35.70 to 38.90; medium 34.50 to 35.50; good stocker steers (430 to 500 pounds) 42 to 45; medium 38.40 to 41.60. Good feeder heifers 32.50 to 33.75; good stocker heifers (459 to 500 pounds) 35 to 37; with similar fleshy weights 34 to 34.85. Taber Livestock TABER Due to the bitter cold weather, receipts at the Pradrie Livestock Ltd., sales were down this week. However trade was very active with feeder classes stronger. Cows scarce but steady. Good light feeder steers ?2.00 stronger. Light yearling heifers ?3.00 higher, with several pack- ages selling stronger than heif- er calves. Steer and heifer calves steady. Fair to medium cows 22.00 to 23.90. Good yearling feeder steers 650 to 750 Ibs. 39.00 to 40.00; fair to medium 750 to 950 Ibs. 36.00 to 38.00; fair to medium feeder steers over 950 Ibs. 34.50 to 36.00. Good yearling feeder heifers 650 to 750 Ibs. 37.00 to 38.00; r NOTICE COUNTY OF LETHBRIDGE NO. 26 MOBILE HOME OWNERS PLEASE NOTE With respect to 1971 license fees remain- ing unpaid Deadline to complete pay- ment is April 1, 1972. After that date appropriate action to collect will be tak- en. (Signtd) W. R. Madill, Secretory Treasurer County ef No. 26 214 13th Street S. Uthbridgt REGULAR CATTLE SALE MONDAYS at 1 p.m. SPECIAL FOR MONDAY, JAN. 31tt 150 TO 200 FAT CATTLE PLUS USUAL RUN OF CATTLE AND HOGS DONATION CHARITY AUCTION WEDNESDAY, FEB. 16th at 7 P.M. Sail la hi hold In Former Tuber Hardware tldg. All DONATIONS WILL BE PICKED UP BY PHONING 233-3921 PROCEEDS TO RETARDED CHILDREN PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: jolts Manager GARY JENSEN JOHNNY CHARLTON Lie. 29] fair to medium 34.00 to 36.50. Good steer calves 41.50 lo 43.00; fair to medium 38.00 to 41.00. Good heifer calves 35.00 to 36.00; fail to medium 33.50 to 34.75. Weaner hogs 17.00 to Perlich Livestock There were 921 head of live- stock sold at Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 490 cattle and 431 Cattle market met a keen demand from local and out of area buyers. Prices 50 cents to higher on most classes. Price quotations ss fol- lows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE Choice steers 35.00 to 35.50; no butcher heifere on offer; good cows 83.00 to 24.40; me- dium 21.50 to 24.00 and cutters 18.00 to 21.00. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good quality ranch steer calves under 550 Ibs. 41.00 to 44.00; feeder steers 600 to Ibs. 36.00 to 41.00; feeder steers over 800 Ibs. 35.00 to 37.00; good quality heifer calves 34.00 to 36.50 with sales to 38.00; plain quality heifer calves 31.00 to 33.00; feeder cows 20.00 to 25.00 depending on age and quality. HOGS AND DAIRY CATTLE Market hogs sold 27.16 to 30.25. All classes of weaner and feeder hogs continue to sell at steady to stronger prices; good weaners 9.00 to 11.75; light weaners 5.00 to 8.00; light feed- ers under 100 KM. 13.00 to 21.50; feeders over 100 Ibs. 23.00 to 31.00; bred gilts 41.00. Grain prices Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) Rape- seed and flax continued their solid price gains to the close of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange Friday- with exporters, locals and commission houses all moderately active buyers. Oilseed strength Friday and Thursday is a result of a de- cision by European Common Market countries to remove a special tax on rapeseed and oils Feb. 1, and another re- port which indicates growers of soybeans in die United States are expected to cow a smaller than expected crop this year. Trading in other commodi- ties was generally light, with prices fluctuating fractionally. Export wheat clearances Thursday Included bush- els to China, to Russia, to Japan and to Hong Kong. Export wheat priors at the Lakebead all were up cent. Grain quotes Friday (basis High Low Cine Flai May 263H M2Vi Jly 261 259 260 Oct 262U 263Vi Rapeseed Vancouver Jan 263% 297% 263% Mar 256 252% 253 Jun 251% 248% Sep 249 247 247 f Rapeseed Thunder Bay May 242V4 238 Vi 240% Jly 242 239 239'i Oct 239% Oitl May 68 68 66 Jly 68Vt Oct 70 Barley May 108% 106% 108% Jly 109 Rye May 103 Jly lOOii 99Vi 100 Oct 101 NAMES POLICE CHIEF QUEBEC (CP) Justice Minister Jerome C h o q u e 11 e named Daigneault police chief of the Montreal Urban Community's newly integrated force Friday. Mr. Daigneault, 51, is deputy director of the City of Montreal's police force which he joined in 1941. FOR COMPLETE LIVESTOCK SALES AND SERVICE CONSIGN TO FRENCH EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS EXCELLENT FACILITIES FOR FEEDING AND LOADING HOGS FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SOLD TUES. THRU FRI. AT 10 A.M. SPECIAL STOCK CALF AND FEEDER CATTLE SALE FRIDAY AT 1 P.M. CONSIGN ALL YOUR LIVESTOCK TO C. L FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY Alberta Stackyards Phone 328-3986 P.O. BOX K 1-1-7 LETHBRIDGE Ed Fr.nch Kin MllUr 751-6607 Magralh Lev DoJagor 327-9541 C. W. Hennlngir 337-7154 LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AOiNTS OROIK IUYERS EXPORTERS OH, YES, HE HAD SOME BANANAS tarry Tavenor I managed to down 21 bananas ar Toronto before he lost his taste for them. But his achievement was good enough 1o take second place in a banana-eating contesl at Ryer- son Polylechnicol Institute's two-day carnival. Police pelted with manure TORONTO (OP) A radio reporter testified Friday that police trying to control a dem- onstration last Oct. 25 at the Ontario Science Centre were pelted with burning candles, rocks, sticks, bricks and horse manure. Charles Doering of Toronto radio station CFRB was giving evidence at a provincial inquiry into the demonstration, which led to a dozen injuries and 20 arrests following a confronta- tion between Metropolitan To- ronto mounted police and per- sons protesting the Toronto visit of Soviet Premier Alexei Kosy- gln. Mr. Doering told Judge An- thony Vannini, inquiry commis- sioner, that he walked through die police lines and into the crowd of several thousand shortly after several officers on horseback rode in with riding crops drawn. He said he saw one officer's horse hit by a chunk.of manure, a brick landed in front of him, and sticks, stones and candles were being hurled by some demonstrators. One mounted officer, seeing a middle-aged woman with her arm raised in the air, "dadnd across in front of me" and hit her twice with his four-foot-long riding crop, said Mr. Doering. The woman went down, he said, and was helped away from the scene a few minutes later by two men. The horseman then rode into the middle of a stack of boxes where two young girls were selling candles with plastic holders to the demonstrators. POLICE LINE BULGED The inquiry was told earlier (his week that the Metropolitan Toronto police mounted unit was called in when e bulge de- veloped in Uie police line across the street from the science centre, where Mr. Kosygin was addressing a Canadian Manu- facturers' Association banquet. Demonstrators had pushed po- lice lines 10 to 15 feet out from the curb when the horsemen ar- rived. Estimates from various witnesses of the number of horsemen Involved in the foray into the crowd have ranged be- tween five and 12. Judge Vannini is hearing evi- dence to establish the sequence of events leading up to the foray as well as on the conduct of police and the demonstrators. About 10 reporters and photog- raphers were among the 457 witnesses subpoenaed to testify at the inquiry, expected to last at least three weeks. Mr. Doering said he was In- side a cafeteria at the science centre where policemen were resting on a supper break when a police sergeant ran in and I shouted: "Everybody out. They're breaking through." He said he hurried across the street and crossed through po- lice lines. "There was a M of booing hissing and choruses of 'Shame.' When I got into the crowd I noticed a lot of things being thrown. Had the horses not moved in, they (the police) would have had a full-scale riot on their hands." The inquiry continues. New Nixon aide WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Nixon announced here the resignation of Secretary Maurice Stsns, and named as his successor Peter G. Peterson, the current Inter- national economic policy ad- viser. LAND BANK FEES REGINA (CP) Agricul- ture Minister Jack Messer said here the rental fees for land under control of the pro- posed land bank will range from 12.50 to an acre. Surcharge never used on feed WINNIPEG (CP) Gordon Harrold, chairmen of the Ca- nadian Wheat Board's pro- ducer advisory committee, said here Uie board has never ap- plied a surcharge on sale of prairie feed grains to eastern Canada. He was commenting on pub- lished reports that quoted Al- bert A11 a i n e, president of L'Union des Catholic Cultiva- teurs, as saying the board inv poses a 27-cent surcharge on each bushel of prairie cereal grain bought in QuebecV. Mr. Harold, who Is also president of Alberta Wheat Pool, said tie reported state- ment obviously was the resull of a misunderstanding of wheat board selling procedures. There had never been such a surcharge. "In fact the federal govern- ment, under its freight rate as- sistance program, now sub- sidizes eastern shippers vir- tually for the full cost of mov- ing western feed grains from Thunder Bay to eastern Can- ada." Mr. Harold, hi a statement, said records show the wheat board has kept prices of west- ern grains fully competitive In eastern markets. OTTAWA (CP) Cattle de- nvcrlN to the 10 public itock- vsrdj from Monday to Thurs- day this week totalled head, 796 fewer than last week ind below the correspond- ing weak a year ago. The federal agriculture de- partment reported Friday Out export! of beef cattle to the U.S. mil week totalled 204 head going for immediate daughter. Livestock marketings it pub- lic ttockyardc were all down thu week because of adverse weather conditions in many Prices wen up for all livestock. Choice steer prices were steady to 50 cents higher; choice heifers steady to S1.50 higher. Cows and bulls prices were steady to higher and feeder prices were steady. Hog prices improved in all markets with increases rang- ing from to Choice steers: Montreal 36 to 36.75; Toronto 37 to 38; Winni- peg 35.50 to 36.50; Saskatoon 34.50 to 35.90; Edmonton 34 to 34.75; Calgary 34.75 to 35.90. Good heifers: Montreal 27.25 to 28.75; Toronto 33 to 34; Win- nipeg 31.50 to 32.50; Saskatoon 30 to 31.75; Edmonton 30.50 to 31.50; Calgary 31 to 32.25. Good cows: Montreal 24 to 26.50; Toronto 24.50 to 25.50; Winnipeg 24.50 to 25.50; Saska- toon 22 to 23.50; Edmonton 22.50 to 23.50; Calgary 23 to 24.20. Good feeder steers: Toronto ftlereaitn {JrnMranceJ JLta, INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY IUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON 507A 7th STREET SOUTH NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET Tues., Feb. 1st at 10.30 a.m. 600-HEAD-600 HIGHLIGHTED IY (wtaln.r p.rmlHing) S. Wyatt Estate, Clarttholm Complete dispersion of 40 head 40 Brad Hereford Claruhelm Heifen from Derothie Bros, Ottawa weekly livestock report M to M; Winnipeg 8 to H; Saskatoon 33.50 to JB.JO; Ed- monton 34.50 to 19; CtlfttT 34.50 to 37. Good ind choice Montreal 30 to 33; Toronto N to 48; Winnipeg 45. to M; SM- katoon 37.50; Edmonton 41 to 47. Good tembe: Montreal W to 32; Toronto 11 to M; 27 to 33; Edmonton 8 to M; Calgary 22.50. Basic bogs: Toronto J3.7I W 36.80; Winnipeg to 34.H; Saskatoon 27.80 to 31.80; Ed- monton 28.30 to 30.30; Oilgtrj 27.15 to 30.35. Quota boosted for flaxseed WINNIPEG (CP) The nadum wheat board today an- nounced an Increase to X bush- els a quota acre {Firm 15 m tin quota for flaxseed deliveries to Western Canadian ptxetj ing mills. The change .ta effec- tive immediately. Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) Uve beef futures close Friday. Mar-35.30B; May M.MB; Jly 33.00B. Thursday'! volume: Two contracts. WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Indintrlul Anything Made ef Irani COPPEK MASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST RON Truck loodi Carloads Truck Scaln Mognot Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 204 33rd Street North 3210731 "Scrap ll Our THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS from leading hog predunn TUES., at 1 p.m. WEANERS FEEDERS SOWS IOARS DAIRY COWS MIT CALVES SHEEP Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET, 'ismsnn I INIHNttlONIl SHIS MIIIJGIMF1I SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER SALE Feb. 2nd-l p.m. EXPECTING 800 FEMALES OF VARIOUS BREEDS-ALL PREGNANCY EXAMINED Your mint for Tap Quality Ranch Railed Foundation Slock Listing! New Being Accepted BUY TOP QUALITY CALVES FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday -1 p.m. 500-HEAD-500 SPECIAL FOR THURS., FEB. 3rd 20 One-Owner Charolais Cross Heifers 500 to 600 lot. AUSTIN FEEDLOT LTD. PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Idtally located In Iho centre of a large laltle Feeding and Hog Raising Country Calf, Feeder and FAT CATTLE every Wednesday at p.m. HIGHLIGHTED IT 90 ONE OWNH 400 LI. HOLSTEIN STEERS Service! available Trucking trending it Vaccinating if Ordtr Buying Government Veterinary ft Feeding Pent HOG and Dairy Carrie Sale every Saturday at 1 p.m. MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED Monday thru Friday JIM or JOE JURIS linings contact fMm Maiktt _ Auction market located It Kilts north of lelhbrldge Highway M Phone 711-4400 Plctyn lullo SWINE DISPERSION WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9fh at 1 p.m. HAMPSHIIE YOKK LANDRACE CROSS 90 SOWS AND GILTS 250 WEANERS AND LIGHT FEEDMS 3 HAMPSHIRE BOARS Be lura to attend the !th Annual Auctioneer! Association CHARITY AUCTION Tues., Feb. 1st at 7 p.m. LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Located In Trie Hub Of Southtrn Alberta1! Livestock Industry 1 Mitel lin ef Lethbrldte M Hlihway 1 and Mill tooth BOX 10S7, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 ;