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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THI lETHBMDGI HHAID Saturday, July 31, 1971 Sitting Bull expenses wanted Ouawa weekly OTTAWA (CP CflUle rin- MOOSE JAW (CP) Moose Jaw man says he has claim against the United Slat government for expenses incur red by his grandfather in r turning Silting Bull to tl United States. The claim is for pit interest which may have a cruec1 since 1885. Edward LeGare said he ha a photostat copy showing ex penditures by his grandfather Jean-Louis Lcgare, were abou The only records he has indi cate only of it has bee: paid. Mr. LeGare said his grand falher also had been promisee another bj a government officials. His grandfather had been a fur trader in Ihe Old Wood Mountain Post and dealt a Fort Walsh with the mountec police. Jean-Louis LeGare Ijad fed and traded with the Indians for five years and was a great friend of Sitting Bull. The Canadian and U.S. gov- ernments tried to persuade Sit- ting Bull to return to the United States following the massacre at Little Big Horn by Gen. Custer but he would not go. Mr. LeGare said Silting Bull would only take the word of his grandfather. Jean-Louis LeGare took the Indians back to the United States, making three trips to Fort Buford, N.D., from the Old Wood Mountain Post. The Canadian government gave him for his efforts. "According to history there were Indians when Siltin Bull came Mr. LeGar said. "I don't think there were tha many when they went back, bu grandfather did make thra trips." Mr. LeGare said his grand father died in 1918 and a claiir was put through to the Unite States in 1920 for bu nolliing further was said aboul it until 1938. At that time his family lost in property in Willow Bunch, Sask. His older sister wrote to the U.S. government about the "but at the time we could not afford to go any Mr. LeGare said. The United Slales govern- ment had offered h i s grawl- ather a township of land in Dakota, but he did not ake Ihe land. Mr. LeGare said lasl July a monument to his grandfather vas unveiled al Willow Bunch ommemorating his effort in eturning Sitting Bull to the U.S. The late Ross Thatcher, the askalchewan premier, attend and said the governmen wed a great debt to the Le Jare family. Mr. LeGare said he tried to ee Mr. Thatcher but was un >Ie to. The matter has since been rought to the attention of John coberg, member of Parlia- ent for Moose Jaw. He said ould bring it up in Ottawa. OTTAWA (CP Cattle de- liveries at 10 public stockyards from Monday through Thurs- day this week totalled abci head, an increase of 2 000 from the previous wee and the corresponding week year ago. Exports of beef cattle to UK U.S. last week totalled only 126 head, bringing the total south ward movement of slaughter and feeder cattle to date this year to head, compared with during the same pe- riod a year agu. Offerings of cattle at public Montana girl burned to death GLASGOW, Mont. (AP) A little girl was burned to death and her father was taken to hospital after the pickup truck they were riding in caught fire. Authorities said the fire be- gan in a stack of baled straw piled on the back of the truck driven by Edwin Arlt. Arlt pulled over when waved down by persons standing along the roadway and attemted to push the burning straw off the truck. j Bystanders said the straw flared up and Arlt could not get back to the truck cab to rescue his five-year-old daugh- ter Connie, who died immed- iately. Hog prices EDMONTON (CP) Closing average prices provided by the Alberta hog producers market- ing board Friday: Edmonton: 22.66, average Thursday 22.65. Red Deer: 22.95. average Thursday 22.67. Calgary: 22.80, average Thursday 22.70: Lethbridge: 22.80, average Thursday 22.49; Lloydminster: 22.05, average Thursday 22.90. Total hog sales average 22.75. Total sows 41, average 13.05. Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) Live beef futures Friday: Open High Low Close Scp 32.50B Nov 31.50N I UNRESERVED TRUCK EQUIPMENT AUCTION SALE Won., Aug. 9 1971 10 A.M. SHARP MST IOCATION: miles weft of Edmonton on Highway No. 16 anl mile louth to auction lite. Selling for A.G.T. olio for other contractors, companies and individuals. SUMMARY: Trucks; Crawler, Hiboys; Cars; Welders- Com- Tractors; toalers; Farm Machinery; Combines- Holiday Trailers; Bombardiers; Boats; Packers; Ditchers- Power Lumber; Posts; Breaking Plows; Root Rakes; Steamer Units; Shop And More Equip, ment Commg In Every Day. Private airstrip at auction si e Closed circuit TV bidding. Indoor Sale Rain 43 Acre Auction Site. SALE ARRANGED and CONDUCTED BY NASBY'S AUCTIONEERING Bonded Industrial Auctioneers Box 690, RR No. 1, SPRUCE GROVE AtTA Ph: 899-3676 899-3677 lic. No. Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday, 350 ealtle; 10 calves; hoes and IM Jambs. Butcher cattle prices are stealy to 25 cents or more low- r in spots. Replacement cattle enerally steady. Trade active. Good and choice butcher teers met reasonably good de- mand, prices 25 cents or more ower in spots. Medium grades 50 or more igher. Good and choice butch- er heifers meeting only fair de- mand, prices no better than steady. Medium and good cows selling at steady rates. Canne and cutters strong to 50 highe Bulls steady. The light receipts of good medium to good stacker an feeder cattle meeting good d mand from local buyers at firr prices. Exports two loads bulls cou tiy points. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice, 31.50 to 32 good, 30.25 to 31.25; mediu 27.50 to 28.75. Heifers, choice, 27 to 27 60 good, 26 to 26.75; medium o 26. Cows, good, 21.50 to 22.50 medium, 21 to 21.50; canner and cutters 18 to 21. Bulls, good, 26 to 27.50. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steer: ver 850 Ibs., 30.50 to 31.50. Good light stock steers 600 to 00 Ibs., 34 to 36. Good feeder heifers 27 to 29.50. Good stock steer calves 42 to 44. HOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week FOB Lethbridge 21.85 to 22.90 base price. There were 400 hogs sold for export, prices convert- ed to 17.70 to 18.20 liveweight. Weaner and feeder hogs sold steady to 2.00 per head higher VVeaners 5.00 to 9.00. Light feed- ers under 100 Ibs. 10.00 to 15.00. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs 15.00 to 23.00 all prices per lead. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. sold from 15.00 to 19.00 per hundredweight. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 16.00 to 18.00 per hundredweight. Bred sows and !ilts to 45.00 per head Boars 23.00 to 26.00 per head.' Good lambs 25. stockyards were slightly lu'gh- er. Trading continues, uneven both in ;.rice and demand. Prices on steers and heifers were generally steady to 25 cents lower. Cows varied from 50 cents higher to 50 cents lower for the week. Feeder cattle and stock calves were in short supply at mainly steady prices. Veal calves varied from an odd 50 cents higher to as much as S3 down. The hog market was gen- erally steady to higher, and good lambs varied from uglier to sharply lower. Choice steers: Montreal 33 to 33.50; Toronto 34 to 35; Win- nipeg 32.50 to 33.50; Saskatoon fl to 32.40; Edmonton 31.25 to 32; Calgary 31.50 to 32.50. Good heifers: Montreal 25 to 6.50; Toronto 29 to 30; Winni- >eg 27.50 to 28.5C; Saskatoon 26.25 to 27.25; Edmonton 26 to 7; Calgary 26.75 to 27.50. Good cows: Montreal 23 t 4.50; Toronto 22.50 to 23 50 Winnipeg 23 to 24; Saskatoo 1 to 22.25; Edmonton 21 to 1.50; Calgary 22 to 22.75. Good feeder steers: Toront 3 to 37; Winnipeg 31 to 37 askatoon 30 to 34.50; Edmon ton 30 to 36; Calgary 31 to 33.50 Good and choice vea calves: Montreal 42 to 47.50 Toronto 34 to 42; Winnipeg 42 to 50; Saskatoon 37 to 43; Ed monton 40 to 46. Good lambs: Montreal 32 to 35; Toronto 32 to 34; Winnipeg 28.25 to 31.75; Saskatoon 22.10- Edmonton 26; Calgary 26. Basic hogs: Toronto 25.45 to 26.70; Winnipeg 23.20 to 2450- Saskatoon 22.65 to ?2.95; Ed- monton 22.05 to 23.80; Calgarv 22 to 22.80. Macleod Livestock On offer at the Fort Mac- eod Auction Market this week vere 485 cattle. The market was steady on all classes at the week's lower evels. Choice steers 31.90 to 32.40; ;opd steers 31 to 31.70; choice eifers 27 to 27.70; good heif- rs 26 to 26.80. Good cows 21 to 22.60; me- ium cows 19.50 to 20.75; can- ers and cutters 16 to 20.25. Good bulls 25.25 to 26.10, roe- lium bulls 24.50 to 24.80. Good short keep steers 31 to 1.60; good heavy stacker eers 31 to 32.80; good light locker steers 25 to 35; good eeder heifers 27 to 28.50; cows md calf to 325. There were also 722 head of attle sold by Fort Maeleod uction Market at Hi-Way 52 eeders this week. Choice steers 31.80 to 32.30; ood to low choice heifers 26.10 27.20; good cows 22.60 to .60. Taber Livestock It's warm on coast LA JOLLA, Calif. (AP) The Pacific northwest coast of North America is the warmest it's been in two million years, a team of scientists reporta af- ter a study sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The conclusion .is in a report issued by Scripps Institution of Oceanography based on pollen and terrestrial plant spores aken from the ocean floor from northern California to Alaska during a deep sea drilling pro- ect. In contrast to weather rec- ords taken on land along the coast, the report said the plant remains, trapped in seafloor sediments, indicate sharp changes in ocean temperatures the last two million years, FIND OLD BONDS VIGEVANO, Italy (Reuter) Authorities are trying to decide vho is the owner of convertible o n d s worth found luffed in the back of an old ainting. The bonds were found y a picture framer after the vife of an apartment-building brought it in for refram- g- New weapons race fears grow REGULAR CATTLE SALE MONDAYS W Retiring From Farming? Sell your farm machinery, livestock and household effects by auction, list with us now. Choice dales available. PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer JOHNNY CHARLTON lic. 293 Sales Manager GARY JENSEN Perlich Livestock There were head o livestock sold this week at Per lich Bros. Auction Market Ltt Receipts included 141 cattli and 860 hogs. Majority of the cattle were cows and medium quality feed ers. There were not enough slaughter steers and heifers en offer to establish firm quota lions. Good cow sold 22 to 2270 medium cows 20 to 22; earners and cutters 17 to 20; bologna bulls 26 to 26.30. Steer calves sold 38 to 40.25; light stock steers 34 to 38; feed- er steers over 700 Ibs., 31 to 33.20; light holstein steers 28 to 33.20 depending on weight. Medium and plain quality jrass heifers 25 to 28; feeder heifers 26 to 28; several light calves sold 80 to 127.50 each Market hogs met an im- proved demand this week trad- ing at 21.85 to 22.65. Weaner sold 6 to 9.25, a few plain quality weaners 4 to 6; light feeders 10 to 1350- feeders over 100 Ibs 18 to 23.75. Bred sows and gills sold 36 to 51. Baby calves 44 Co so. Trade was reasonably active with most classes holding steady. Cows were steady. Bulls sold 50 cents stronger. Yearling feeder heifers sold 60 cents lower. Steer and heifer calves were in good supply and sold strong. All classes of hogs held steady. Good cows sold 21.50 to 22.10; fair to medium cows, 20.00 to 21.25; bulls 26 to 29. Good yearling feeder heifers sold 31 to 31.85; fair to me- dium feeder heifers 30 to 30.75; ?ood steer calves sold 48 to 51; 'air to medium steer calves 45 o 47. Good heifer calves, 44 to 47. Fair to medium heifer calves, 38 to 43. Baby calves sold 35 to 110; weaner hogs 6.50 to Light feeders, 10 to 15' heavy feeders, 15 to 25. The next sale will be held londay Aug. 2. Sale time is 1 p.m. For listings please phone 23-3921. BUENOS AIRES (Reuter) Major South American coun tries have embarked on a roun of ultra-modern arms pur chases, raising fears of a ne weapons race on the continent. Brazil, the continent's bigges country, is curretly negotiatin -he purchase of air-to-sea mis siles and anti-submarine air craft from France, while Colom >ia has ordered a squadron o 18 French-built Mirage jets. Latin American arms spent ng, estimated at million i he last two years, may be wosted further by Presiden ton's decision in April teven thousand hard drug ad- icts in the Philippines, narcot- s experts say. FORT MACIEOD AUCTION MARKET NEXT WEEK ON TUES., AUG. 3rd at 9.30 a.m. 500 HEAD 500 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE BOB KIDD 25 600-lb. Open Heifers WILLIAM MAIN 20 2-Year-Old Steers For Information and listinijs Contact FORT MACLEOD THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY From leading Hoa Producers Tuesday 1 p.m. WWNSRS-rSEDERS-SQWS-BQARS DAIRY COWS-BABY CAIVES-SHEEF Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE L Thursday p.m. ......I1IM1 PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. localed In The Hub Of Southern Alberta's livestock Industry 3 M.lcs Easi Of lethbridg. On Highway 3 And 14 Mil. South BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-39S1 ATTENTION HOG FARMERS ASSEMBLY LIC. NO. AHPMB CONSIGN YOUR SLAUGHTER HOGS TO VANEE LIVESTOCK LTD. for the highest returns on your hogs We are the biggest hog exporters in Alberta All ex- port hogs are paid on liveweighi bosij, No rloekaae on overweight hogs. Paid on 102 index. We have up-to-the-minute prico trends on our hog sailing machine, hooked up direct to the AHPMB offiw in Edmonton. Also hogs shipped daily to local packing plants plus B.C. COME IN AND SEE HOW YOUR HOGS ARE SOLD ON TELEX MACHINE LOCATED AT THE ALBERTA STOCKYARDS (Room 206 Uptlairs) VANEE LIVESTOCK LTD. LIVESTOCK DEALERS AND ORDER BUYERS FAT HOGS SHIPPED DAILY PHONE 328-7331 ;