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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald- Business Light trade on TSE Stocks Miscellaneous Montreal MIDLAND DOHERTY LIMITED wts i tHN Trust 21.50 AND 5.75 Afton 4.15 Albany 4.05 Alta East Minerals .95 A Pfd 51.00 Yukon 6.75 Ashland STOCKS B.P. Gas Line A 12.75 Brenda Gas Line Pfd 55.00 Cda Nat Gas Cdn Export Metro 5.25 Cdn Metro A Pfd 54.25 Cdn Ind Nat Gas Cdn Long C Gas 10.00 Cdn C Gas B Pfd 19.75 Chleftan Gas Trans 8.50 Dome Pipe 10.00 Pipe A Pfd 55 00 Fort Pipe B Pfd 31.00 Giant Pipe War 1.01 Gibraltar Transmission Trans War 2.40 Great Gt Cdn Oil Lochiel Lylton .34 Noble Oils .06 North Cdn Continental .02 Numac Warner .30 PanCdn Pan Norsemines 1.60 Resources .86 Place 2.50 .70 Ranger Varden .17 Scurry Res. .11 7.95 Mines 2.14 Total .08 Ulster Standard 1.84 United Copper 6.00 WC Western Brewing 4.85 Industries .06 1.65 Acres 6.87 Petroleum .29 B.C. Sugar C Pete. .13 Block Explorations .65 Canbra Int'l Res .62 Cdn Pac A FUNDS Carling A Cdn. Compound 5.20 5.65 Carling B Cdn. Dividend 5.42 5.89 Com Cap Cdn. Ventures 2.67 2.92 Crestbrook For Growth Fund 3.90 4.29 Crowsnest Special 1.97 Falconbridge Invest Fund 4.35 4.77 F M Trusl Mutual 4.47 4.91 Genstar Investors 5.53 6.08 Home Oil Invest Stock Fund 4.14 4.55 Home Oil Fund U.S. 8.43 9.24 Hudson Bay Pacific 4.11 4.49 Hudson Bay In Shares 2.66 Hugh Rus C Equity 6.09 6.69 Husky Growth Fund 10.6511.64 Husky Oil B Mutual 5.09 5.56 Husky Oil E Accum 5.56 6.11 Inter Pipe Resources 4.03 4.43 Inter Cdn. 4.95 5.44 Kaiser Growth 3.85 4.23 Kaiser Res Growth 3.72 4.08 Loblaw C Income 4.97 5.18 Magnasonics Growth 6.92 7.58 1 Pacific Accum 3.98 4.37 l Pac West Savings 7.16 7.88 Pe-Ben 5.53 6.08 Rainer 4.73 5.18 Toronto industrials by Richardson Securities ot MINES Acme Advocate Asb. Akaitchb I Bralorne Broulan 1 Bethlehem Bovis Brunswick Can. NW Land Canada Tung. Cassiar Central Pat. Chimo Conwest Cons. Rambler Coin Lake Cochenour i Craigmont Dickenson Mines Oenison Mines D'Eldona Discovery Mines East Malartic East Sullivan Falconbridqe Frobex First Maritimes Giant Y.K. Granduc Hollinger A Hudson Bay Hydra Ex. Iron Bay Jolfet Quebec Kerr Addison key Anacon Labrador i Lake Snore Langis Silver R.L 1 Martin McNeely Maclntyre Meta I Mldrim i Intern Mogul Nu West Homes New Athona New Calumet J Noranda Northgaie I Norlex i Pine Point Placer Dev. J Pax Exp. Quebec Man Rayrock Radiore i Rio Algom Roman Sherrilt Gordon Steep Sunningdale 4 Tek Corp. A Texmont United Canso Western Mines 4 WH Copper Mines 1 Wright Hargreaves Willroy J Windfall Yellowknife Bear j Zenmac INDUSTRIALS Abitibi Alcan Algoma Steel Atco Ind Jannack Agra Ind '4 Bell Tel Brascan A BC Tel Forest Sugar A Valley Ind Ind 1 0.37 O'Keele Cellulose Power Credit Gas Pfd Ind Marconi Vickers Bathurst Gas Seagrams Bridge Textile Stores Pete Mobile Cdn Oil Motors Lakes Paper Oil Sid Walker A Erie 12.87 Oil A A Nickel 6 Pipe Grp A Int'l Ltd Douglas A A Ferg Bloed Corp A B Cent Corp Co CDA 8.87 Sears Can A A Grp A Mln Pipe Can Pipe Carbide Gas Oil Siscoe Mfg A Foods No Imperial 6.37 Scotia Dom New York by Richardson Securities of I Arm T Anaconda J Bath Stdel a Dupontf General Motors- Gull Int Harvester Kenn Copper Mont Ward Std of N.J. Texas Gull Texas Co Wlx Corporation 23.50 29.25 150.62 Yt 41.75 19.75 22.50 34.25 24.50 11.25 Westinghouse Else U.S. Steel Gen Tel Elec 11.00 13.25 19.00 16.75 12.75 2.30 6.00 22.75 3.20 9.00 21.75 3.05 15.25 13.50 29.25 14.00 32.50 10.75 15.25 27.50 2.80 40.75 20.25 28.75 15.75 6.25 41.75 30.25 26.25 27.25 2.20 7.75 3.10 6.75 9.50 2S.75 50.00 10.00 11.25 13.50 4.85 13.00 7.50 11.75 37.00 10.00 13.50 19.75 9.25 4.65 5.50 21.50 24.00 2.70 24.25 35.50 30.75 35.25 12.75 1675 TORONTO AVERAGES 20 industrials 185.88 .87 20 Golds 524.30 down 3.62 10 Base Metals 82.20 down .17 15 Western Oils 184.77 down 1.11 Volume NEW YORK AVERAGES 20 ndustrlals 763.06 down 2.50 20 Flails 158.50 down .26 15 Utilities 68.63 down .44 65 Stocks 232.61 down .76 Stock prices drop continues TORONTO All ma- jor indicators of the Toronto stock market declined moderately in light mid- session trading today. The industrial wide- ly-based indicator of market was weak for the third straight day. The index was off .50 to 186.25. The gold index Markot trends VANCOUVER Trading was light and prices were up Tuesday on the Vancouver Stock Exchange as closing volume totalled shares. Most active industrial was up. 02 at .35 on shares. Jolly Jumper was down .04 at .37 on shares. Thermoplex was up .17 at .65 on shares. Captain International was unchanged at .16 on Canadian Javelin was unchanged at and Key Industries was unchanged at .05 Mines leader was Cypress up .13 at 12.09 on a turnover of Barrier Reef was up .45 at on shares. Colt was down .01 at .62 on shrares. M abd M Porcupine was up .13 at .58 on Consolidated Beaumont was unchanged at .45 and Consolidated Coast silver was up .03 at .52. In the Payette was down .01 at .46 on shares. Princess was unchanged at .23 on shares. Seneca Development was up .15 at .85 oh shares. Cop-Ex Mining was up .01 at .37 on Payette Warrants A were up .02 at .08 and Coseka was up .05 at MONTREAL Prices were mixed in light trading on the Montreal Stock Exchange today. The industrial index fell .422 to 201.54. the composite .34 to 190.82. papers .30 to 120.38 and utilities .25 to 127.49 while banks rose .13 to 237.75. Pan Ocean Oil rose V4 to Lacroix to and Abitibi while International Nickel fell 'A to and MICC Investments 'A to Winnipeg grain WINNIPEG Flax prices dropped the maximum of 30 cents at mid-session on the Winnipeg Com- modity Exchange today while other commodities were uneven. Thunder Bay rapeseed was barely Vancouver rapeseed made narrow feed wheat was barely posted good advances and rye traded slightly easier. Volume of trade Tuesday was bushels of of of oats. of 000 of feed wheat and of rye. Mid-session Thunder Bay July 19 cents lower Oct. unchanged Nov. unchanged Dec. one higher Vancouver Sept. six higher 8.81 Nov. higher Jan. 3Vz higher 8.51 March six higher 8.39VzA. July 30 lower Oct. 30 lower Nov. 30 lower Dec. 30 lower 11.31. Feed Oct. one higher Dec. unchanged May no price. Oct. higher Dec. 4'A higher May six higher 3.21B. Oct. two lower Dec. un- changed May no price. July higher Oct. 2Vj lower Dec. lower May lower S.llVjA. Grain quotes Tuesday basis High Low Close Rapeseed Thunder Bay Jly 947 Oct 831 Nov Dec Rapeseed Vancouver 882 V4 861 848 V2 Sep Nov Jan Mar Flax Jly Oct Nov Dec Feed Wheat Oct 430 Dec May Barley Oct Dec May Oats 210 332'4 322 Oct Dec May Rye Jly Oct Dec May 330 317 315'A 875 842 833 421 313 313 200 315 313 824 801 875 848 1211 1187 1183 1161 421 427 427 312 315 200 202 202 315 313 Chicago markets CHICAGO in some chips disrupting commodities markets in the United States as futures prices plunged in active trading. Soybeans and corn surged to limit advances in early but the gains eroded quickly in profit-taking moves on the Board of Trade. reversed the downward trend and closed mixed. Rapid fluctuations caused some grain Futures to touch both high and low limits during the day. Wheat went the limit of 20 cents a bushel as did oats at six cents a bushel lower. The Mercantile Exhchange followed the trend. Livestock and pork belly futures tumbled in eariy but closed mixed. Live hog futures dipped and then gained strength as grains rallied. Egg contracts suffered poor demand and closed 100 to 200 points lower. Silver futures dipped the limit of 20 cents an ounce in New York and Chicago as European gold prices fell in profit-taking moves. wool and cocoa futures also declined. Orange juice futures dipped 145 to 190 while coffte held steady. At the soybeans were 10 cents higher to seven Sept. Chicago wheat to 20 Gulf wheat not corn Itt to 10 Sept. Oats six Sept. 1.89. Grain quotes Sept. Dec. Mar May July 4.53. Sept. Dec Mar May July Sept Dec Mar May 1.98. fcrturaa WINNIPEG Live beef futures close Tuesday. Sept. Nov. Jan. S0.10B. Among speculative Tagami Mines rose three and one half cents to cents on a volume of shares traded. NEW YORK The stock market dropped again today in a climate of general gloom over economic prospects. The a.m. Dow Jones average of 30 industrials was down 1.49 at 764.08 and losers led gainers by a three-to- two margin on the New York Stock Ex- change. Trading was slow. ESB most active NYSE was up at The U.S. justice department said it was inquiring the takeover bid of the Philadelphia battery manufacturer by International Nickel Co. of Canada Ltd. Livestock Calgary CALGARY Receipts to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Calgary public stockyards totalled about mostly slaughter cattle. Trade was moderately active on steers and heifers. Trading was dull with a narrow demand for cows and bulls. Slaughter steers were mostly steers weighing under pounds. Steers more than pounds were in very short supply selling for 50 cents to higher. Heifers were about higher. The beef quality premium is included in steer and heifer prices. Cows met a very narrow demand at prices to lower. Bulls were lower. Steers A2 over pounds 51- A3 under pounds 47-50. Heifers A2 42-45. Cows D2 D3 D4 15-20. Bulls were good at 27-30. There were insufficient replacement cattle sold early to establish a market. Gold prices LONDON Tuesday's closing gold prices in U.S. dollars an London 155.50 Paris 158.63 Frankfurt 159.96 Zurich 159.00 Hong Kong 157.65 Beirut a kilo. dropped 3.55 to base metals .31 to 82.06 and western oils .34 to 185.54. Declines outnumbered ad- vances 105 to 61 with 147 issues unchanged. Noranda A fell Ms to Aquitaine to Shell Canada to Algoma Steel to and Imperial Oil A to East Malartic Mines lost V8 to Pure Silver 10 cents to and Brunswick 10 cents to United Canso dropped Vs to and Canada Southern five cents to Bank of Nova Scotia rose to Laidlaw V4 to Nowsco Well to and Lacroix to Pamour gained to Camflo V4 to and Mind- amar 11 cents to Pan Ocean Oil added to and Calvert two cents to 25 cents. Currencies MONTREAL Wednesday's mid-day foreign exchange selling rates supplied by the Bank of Bermuda dollar 1.01 France franc .2135 Germany mark .3900 Japan yen .003360 Mexico peso .0793 Switzerland franc .3390 United States dollar .9810 United Kingdom pound 2.3600 U.S.S.R. ruble 1.30 Quotations in Canadian funds. NUtals LONDON Tuesday's closing metals bid-ask in pounds sterling a metric silver in pence a troy Copper-spot futures 849-851 Tin-spot futures Lead-spot futures 233.5-234.5 Zinc-spot futures 490-492 Silver-spot 3 months 208.5- 209. Peed prices WINNIPEG Wheat board domestic feed grain prices 3 CW Red Spring wheat No. 1 feed oats No. 1 feed barley B.C. sidesteps coal deal in Peace River region VICTORIA British has pulled out of a tentative deal with Brascan Ltd. of Toronto to purchase for million a 40-per-cent share in the Sukunka pro- gas revenues doubled EDMONTON The Alberta government reported today that total revenue from petroleum and natural gas rights from April 1 to June 30 this year was more than double the amount in the same period last year. The government received in the cor- responding period in 1973. Since royalty rates for both oil and natural gas have been increased by the provin- cial government. Royalties are a form of tax paid to the province by producers. The total revenue from royalties was compared with last year. Sale of crown reserves brought in an increase of almost million from last year. Other revenue sources brought in more than million. Deliveries up WINNIPEG Increased deliveries by farmers helped push the visi- ble wheat stocks to 229.6 million bushels during the week ended July a million bushels more than the previous week and 47.1 million more than the comparable week crop year. ject in the Peace River resources minister Bob Williams said Tuesday. At a news he said the provincial govern- ment won't exercise its option because the project has been scaled since it was first announced in mid- 1972. In March last Premier Dave Barrett said B.C. had acquired the option and would exercise it providing that Brascan picked up the other 60 per cent and agreed to put 35 miles south of into produc- tion by 1975. That decision followed cancellation by Premier Barrett of a deal announced by former premier W. A. C. Bennett in just before the provincial election which put his government out of office. Mr. Bennett said then the government-owned B.C. Railway had negotiated a 20- year contract to haul the coal. He valued the Sukunka project at million. Premier Barrett said the 25- cent-a-ton royalty to be charg- ed on Sukunka production was too low. Request raise in gas price TORONTO Trans- Canada Pipe Lines said today it will ask the National Energy Board for a rate increase to raise the cost of natural gas by about 20 cents a thousand cubic feet to con- sumers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The company said it needs the increase to cover the higher base price for Alberta natural gas starting this fall. SALESPERSON REQUIRED For employment in a local building supply store. Knowledge of hardware and lumber an asset but not a requirement. Salary commensurate with ability. Reply in writing to Box Herald stating qualifications. ISSUE OF NON-CALLABLE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS DATED AUGUST 1974 Bank of Canada is authorized by the Minister of Finance to receive subscriptions for a to be issued for cash as 2 year Si month bonds due February 1977 Issue yielding about for 2 years 5i months Exchangeable at the option of the on or before November into an equal par value of bonds due February 1982 yielding about for 7 years Si months Interest payable February 1 and August 1 Five and one half months' interest payable February 1975 and Bank of Canada has agreed to acquire a minimum of million of the new bonds. Proceeds of this offering will be used for general purposes of the Government Canada. jfy The new bonds are an addition to million of bonds due February 1977 and dated June The new bonds will be dated August 1974 and will bear interest from that date. Principal and interest are payable in lawful money of Canada. Principal is payable at any Agency of Bank of Canada. Interest is payable at any branch in Canada of any chartered bank without charge. Definitive bonds will be available on August 1974 and thereafter in two bearer form with coupons attached and fully reg- istered form with interest payable by cheque. Bonds of both forms will be in the same denominations and fully interchangeable as to denomination form without charge to Government transfer requirements where The new bonds are authorized pursuant to an Act of the Parliament of Canada and both principal and interest are a charge on the Consolidated Revenue Fund of Canada. Applications for the new bonds may be subject to through any investment dealer eligible to act as a primary distributor or through any bank in Canada. Finance Finances JV4 ;