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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 - THR ICTHBKIDOE HER AID - Saturday, January 30, 1971 WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Machinery-Tractors-Trucks Industrial Scrap-Machinery-Demolition Anything Made of Ironl COPPER - BRASS - RADIATORS - BATTERIES - CAST IRON-Elc. - 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" Livestock market report NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET TUESDAY, FEB. 2nd at 9:30 600-HEAD-600 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE Highlighted byt 50 CALVES from Narvin Peterson, Glenwood 30 CALVES from Ritson Bros., Fort Macleod 90 STEER CALVES from John Campbell Ranch, Pincher Creek SLAUGHTER CATTLE SELL at 9:30 A.M. STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SELL at 1:00 P.M. For Information and Listings Contact JESo^S!uS?J Hurlbuwm from B.C., Saskatchewan and local buyers. There were no weaner hogs on offer; light feeders under a 100 lbsi. 10 to 16.25; feeders over 100 lbs. 17 to 27.2S; bred sows and gilts 40 to 55.00. Baby calves $30 to $68 each. Macleod Livestock FORT MACLEOD-On offer 960 cattle and calves - steady to stronger market on all class es offered. 156 SLAUGHTER Mostly dry fed steers and heifers on offer with choice steers 31.50 to 32.50, while sim ilar heifers sold 29.50 to 30.00 with a few good to low choice at 28.50 to 29.25. Good cows 20.25 to 21.0;; medium 18.50 to 20.00; canners and cutters 15.00 to 18.00, Good bulls 22.00 to 23.90, with medium butchers to 25.10, 682 STOCKERS AND FEEDERS A few feeder steers 750 to 850 lbs. 32.00 to 34.00 with heavy steer calves 550 to 620 lbs some bulls included 35.00 to 38.00. Lighter steers 450 to 530 sold 40.00 to 43.00 depending on weight with the bulk of the over 750 lbs. 30.50 to 32.20; me- steers selling over $200 per dium 27 to 30. head. Good feeder heifer Good light stock steers under calves 31.00 to 33.00 and good 750 lbs. 35 to 36.50. quality 400 to 500 lbs. 33.50 to Good feeder heifers, 28 to 35.00. Odd sales on lighter kinds 30.50. higher> Good stock steer calves 38 to i22 STOCK COWS AND BRED vs-. , HEIFERS Good stock heifer calves un- Mostly medium quality cows der 400 lbs. 34 to 37. selling 270 to 285.00, with the Good stock heifer calves over heifers light weights 625 to 725 400 lbs. 32 to 33.50. HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week F.O.B. Lethbridge 20.50 to 21.85 base price. Weaner and feeder hogs sold about steady. Wean-ers 4.25 to 9. Light feeders under 100 lbs 9.25 to 14.25. Heavy feeders over 100 lbs. 17 to 22.25, all Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday: 370 cattle; 40 calves; 1,591 hogs; 268 lambs. Butcher cattle prices opened around 50 cents higher, this gain and more lost on late week trading. Replacement cattle 50 cents or more lower. Cattle market moderately active. Good and choice butcher steers opened 50 cents more higher, this gain and more lost on rare week trading. Good and choice butcher heifers met good demand, prices about steady. All classes of cows under pressure, prices 50 to $1 lower. Bulls steady. Medium and good stocker and feeder cattle meeting fair demand, prices weak to 50 lower. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice, 31 to 31.80; good, 30.25 to 31; medium, 28.50 to 29.50. Heifers, choice, 29 to 29.60; good, 28 to 28.75; medium, 26.50 to 27.50. Cows, good, 19.50 to 20.30; medium 18 to 19; canners and cutters 14 to 17.50. Bulls, good, 24 to 25.50. REPLACEMENTS Good he a vy feeder steers lbs. 39.50 to 41.00; 400 to 550 lbs. 41.00 to 42.00. Good heifer calves 34.00 to 35.75; heifer calves 32.50 to 34.00. Weaner hogs $5.00 to $8.25; light feeders $12.00 to $15.00. U.S. living costs still on increase WASHINGTON (AP) - The cost of living in the United States rose again in December, wiping out another half  cent from every dollar and winding up 1970 as the second-worst inflationary year in two decades, Ottawa weekly livestock report the government reported Friday. The rise of five-tenths of one per cent in living costs last month, up from a three-tenths rise a month before, was largely due to higher costs of housing services, medical care, food and automobiles. The report brought the total OTTAWA (CP) - Cattle deliveries at the 10 public stockyards this week totalled 23,500 head, about 1,500 fewer than last week and 4,000 below the corresponding week a year 50. exports of beef cattle to the United States last week totalled only 198 head, and were all slaughter cattle over 700 pounds. Despite reduced cattle deliveries this week, trading was uneven throughout. Steer prices varied from $1 higher to 75 cents lower during the week, and heifers from 25 cents higher to 50 cents lower. Cows varied from 50 cents higher to $1.50 lower and bulls were generally unchanged. Feeder cattle and stock calves were mainly steady. Veal and butcher calves were in limited supply at mainly steady prices. Hog prices were steady and good lambs steady to $3 higher. Choice steers: Montreal 32.50 to 34.50; Toronto 32.50 to 33; Winnipeg 31 to 32; Saskatoon 30.50 to 32; Edmonton 31.50 to 32.30; Calgary 31.50 to 33.10. Good heifers: Montreal 24.75 to 25.50; Toronto 29 to 30; Winnipeg 28 to 28,50; Saskatoon 27 to 29; Edmonton 28 to 29; Calgary 28.25 to 29.50. Good cows: Montreal 21.50 to 23.50; Toronto 21 to 22; Winnipeg 21 to 21.50; Saskatoon 20 to 21.50; Edmonton 19 to 20 Calgary 19.50 to 21.50. Good feeder steers: Toronto 31 to 35; Winnipeg 30 to 35 Saskatoon 30 to 37; Edmonton 30 to 37; Calgary 30 to 36. Good and choice veal calves Montreal 40 to 45.50; Toronto to 45; Winnipeg 45 to 53; Saskatoon 39;' Edmonton 40 to 47, Good lambs: Toronto 28 30.50; Winnipeg 26 to 27.50 Saskatoon 24 to 24.10; Edmonton 25 to 25.40; Calgary 26. Basic hogs: Toronto 25.95 to 30.25; Winnipeg 21.55 to 22.75 Saskatoon 20.75 to 21.40; Ed monton 20.55 to 21.90; Calgary 20.50 to 22.05. 35 to lbs. selling 220.00 to 250.00. Taber Livestock TABER - Trade was active on all classes of cattle this week at the Prairie Livestock Ltd. sale. Cows held steady. Good year- prices per head. Light feeders h"8 feed�' ****** 50 cents un*Si 100 lbs. sold from 18 to 18 stronger. Yearling feeder heif per hundredweight. Heavy feed- tnA ste��dy- Steer calves 50 ere over 100 lbs. 14 to 17 per cfnti stronger. Heifer calves hundredweight. Bred sows and steady. Weaner and feeedr gilts 40 to 60 per head. Good lambs 24.50 to 26. ATTENTION WESTERN SAVINGS AND LOAN CLIENTS For Information Regarding Your Holdings Contact Either of th. Following in Uthbridgt EARL WAGNESS - District Manager Ph. 328-1307 MURRAY LESLIE - Representative - Ph. 3274811 - OR - INVESTORS SYNDICATE LTD. Calgary West Branch 1011A 17th Ave. S.W. CALGARY - Phono 244-9377 5.5 per cent, second only to 1969's record 6.1 rise. Election reversed REGINA (CP) - A Judicial recount has reversed the election of Wally Coates to the 10th aldermanic seat in the December civic elections and given rise in living costs for 1970 to I the seat to Fred Mullin. . DRUG DEPARTMENT MANAGER Th. Calgary Co-eperatlv. Association offers a challenging opportunity for a licensed pharmacist to manage a Drugs Department in a modern Shopping Centre. Applicants should have good merchandising experience and ability to organize and develop sales and customer service. Previous department management experience is not essential. This position offers full benefits and regular store shopping hours with an excellent starting salary and annual salary reviews. Pleas, reply In confidence, stating full details of experience and salary required tot PERSONNEL MANAGER CALGARY CO-OPERATIVE ASSOCIATION 8818 MACLEOD TRAIL CALGARY, ALBERTA. Perlich Livestock There were 1,459 head of live- hogs sold under pressure bow-ever light feeder hogs managed to hold steady with last weeks market. Good cows 22.75 to 23.75; fair to medium 20.00 to 22.50. Good yearling feeder steers stock sold this week at Perlich over 750 lbs. 34.50 to 35.75; un Bros. Auction Market Ltd. der 750 lbs. 36.00 to 37.50; good Receipts included 1,151 cattle yearling feeder heifers over 800 and 307 hogs. All classes of lbs. 30.00 to 31.60; under 800 lbs. feeder steers sold steady to 31.75 to 32.50. Good steer calves over 550 one dollar higher. Feeder heifers and heifer calves traded 1 to 2 dollars lower. All classes of cows sold lower this week. Price quotations were as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE EDMONTON (CP) - Closing There were not enough prices Friday provided by the butcher steers and heifers on Alberta Hog Producers Market-offer to establish reliable ing Board: quotations. Good cows 20 to Edmonton: Quoted 21.55 to Hog prices NOTICE! ANNOUNCES THE NEW WEEKLY SALE DAY will be WEDNESDAY, effective this WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3rd at 1 p.m. AND EVERY WEDNESDAY THEREAFTER ON OFFER THIS WEEK 400 TO 500 HEAD Including:  100 head of top quality Charolais calves  60 head of steers  40 head of heifers O 50 head Hereford Heifers bred to Angus Plus: 100 HEAD OF FAT CATTLE REMEMBER ... THE NEW SALE DAY AT STAVELY IS WEDNESDAY SALE CONDUCTED BY STAVELY LIVESTOCK LTD. Auctioneer - HERB CHRISTIE - tic. 231 CHRISTIE LIVESTOCK LTD. Phone 328-7662 Lethbridge Sale Barn 228-3777 20.50; medium cows 18 to 19.50; canners and cutters 14 to 17.00; good bulls 23 to 25.60; plain kinds 20 to 22.50. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Steers, 800 to 1,000 lbs. 30 to 34.25; steers, 600 to 800 lbs. 34 to 39.00 with a few sales to 40.00 on the lighterweights; holstein feeder steers 30 to 33.00; feeder heifers 600 to 800 lbs. 29 to 32.00; plainer kinds of heifers 25 to 28.50. Steer calves 274 to 400 lbs. 40 to 44.00; steer calves 400 to 600 lbs. 39 to 40.00; plainer quality steer calves 35 to 38.00. Heifer calves under 400 lbs. 33 to 37.00; heifer calves 400 to 550 lbs. 31 to 35.00; plain quality heifer calves 27 to 30.00. Feeder cows 18 to 22.00, older kinds 15 to 17.00; medium quality stock cows and bred heifers 22V00 to 285.00. HOGS AND CALVES There was a good demand for all classes of feeder hogs 22.85, average 21.88. Calgary: Quoted 21.30 to 22.15, average 21.85. Red Deer: Quoted 21.50 22.10, average 21.84. Lethbridge: Quoted 21.85 to 22.15, average 21.97. Lloydminster: No sales. Grande Prairie: No sales. Total hog sales 4,490, average 21.87. Total sows 48, average 12.43. I want you to pay less income tax. There's a neat little section in the Income Tax Act called 79B. It means that if you have an eligible retirement plan, you can save or defer some of your tax dollars. All you have to do is register your annuity or permanent life insurance plans. I can help you with it. But you must hurry, your plan must be registered by March 1st, 1971. And these things take a �wee bit of time. Drop me a line and I'll send you more information. SwLife OF CANADA GORD HOPKINS 515 7th St. S. Bus. 327-3452 Res. 327-1994 NATIONAL CONFECTIONERY MANUFACTURER REQUIRES SALES REPRESENTATIVE For LETHBRIDGE and DISTRICT Salary, bonus and car supplied. Personal Interviews held week of February lit. Reply Box 68, Lethbridgt Herald SCHWARTZ AGENCIES LTD. College Mall Phono 328-3331 LUXURY HOME EXCEPTIONAL styling and construction In this unique, luxurious home with magnificent view. Court-like surroundings of shrubs, trees, fountain, swimming pool and fenced for privacy. Gracious entry to spacious living room, dining room, den and kitchen designed on the open plan, all with sloped cedar beam ceiling. Three beautiful bedrooms and luxurious bathroom with mosaic tile and sunken bathtub. Winding stairway leads to professionally designed rumpus room with mirrored wet bar and open hearth fireplace. Games room, bedroom, kitchen and bath. Hot water heating and air conditioning in this fabulous home that has everything. Serious buyers please call for personal Inspection and details. EXCLUSIVE LISTING EVELYN WADDELL - 328-5704 JEAN BLOCK - 327-8697 BARBARA BRUCHET - 327-3257 BIRDIE SCHMITT - 327-3879 Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) - The Winnipeg live beef futures market Friday was quiet today with some trades at current levels. There were eight contracts Thursday. Open High Low Close Mar 32.00N May 32.00 32.00A. Potato futures WINNIPEG (CP) - There were bids and offers on the Maritime potato futures market Friday but no trades. Only one trade was completed Thursday, Open High Low Close Mar 2.45B Apr 2.C5A May 2.92B H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker Receives medal CAIRO (Reuter) - Russia's first woman cosmonaut, Valen-t i n a Nikolayeva Tereshkova, was awarded the Nile Collar, the highest decoration for women in Egypt, by President Anwar Sadat. EDMONTON 42-9'">6 m I I  CAL6ARV \ 263-80501 \ * I \LETHBRIOQl] KINOSOATE TVJ* 32MHI 0-M24-5458 VjBjJ * co�n$ Phono 344-3624 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 CONTACTED FRENCH 338-3986 - TED ANDERSON 327-1915 _ TOM WILSON 053-2491, CARDSTON C. W. HENINOER 328-7354 - LOU DE JAOER 327-2891 C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. ALBERTA STOCKYARDS PHONE 327-0101 - RES. 328-3986 P.O. BOX S.S. 1-1-7, LETHBRIDGI  LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGENTS # ORDER BUYERS # EXPORTS "IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY" MADE OF MOONLETS The huge disk which rings the planet Saturn is thought to be four concentric, flat rings, each made up of countless miniscule moonletk BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS FROM LEADING HOG PRODUCERS TUESDAYS - 1 P.M. WEANERS-FEEDERS-SOWS-BOARS DAIRY COWS-BABY CALVES-SHEEP Special - 15 Baby Calves - 10 Hampshire Bears  large Hog Barn, Modern Pens, Ample Bedding.  Entire yarding facilities disinfected prior to each sale. f) Strict Veterinary Inspection by govt. appointed vets, f) Hogs sorted to size and quality to suit the buyers. 8) 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. ON OFFER 600 HEAD OF CATTLE  A good selection of local rancher ana feedlot cattle. f) Health and Brand inspections prior te sale. f) Modern marketing facilities.  Branding - Vaccinating and Trucking services available.  Special Purebred and Commercial cattle sales as advertised. g) 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 Heifer* early for this widely advertised sale. Our last sale attracted buyers from the 4 western prov- inces. PREGNANCY TESTING AND TRUCKING SERVICES AVAILABLE SUPPORT THE AUCTIONEERS' ASSOCIATION LETHBRIDGE CHARITY AUCTION SALE TUESDAY, FEB. 2nd EXHIBITION PAVILION PROCEEDS TO RETARDED CHIIDREN PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. POX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 Located In The Hub Of Southern Alberta's livestock Industry 3 Mites last Of lethbridge On Highway * And A V* Mile South ;