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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, Jun. IS, 1970 THE IETHBRIDOS HERAID 21 Ottawa. Weekly Livestock Report OTTAWA (CP) Cattle re- ceipts at the JO public stock- yards from Monday to Thurs- day this week were approxi- mately head, slightly be- low last week's run and almost fewer than the correspond- ing week a year ago. Exports of beef cattle to the U.S. last week moved down to only 376 head, nearly all slaugh- ter cattle. Offerings of cattle were about the same as in the previous week. Demand on most classes and grades of slaughter cattle was again uneven, specially from mid-week to the close. Steers and heifers were main- ly steady to 50 cents lower. Cows varied from SI higher to 50 cents lower and bulls from to 50 cents down. Feeder cattle were in limited supply and prices were mainly steady to 50 cents lower. Light Supplies cf veal and butcher calves traded actively at steady to stronger prices. Hog prices were unevenly higher to lower for the week, and good lambs were generally steady to lower. Choice steers: Montreal 32.50 to 33.75; Toronto 32 to 33; Win- nipeg 31.50 to 32; Saskatoon 29.50 to 30.60; Calgary 30.25 to 31.20. Good heifers: Montreal 25 to 26.75; Toronto 29 to 30; Winni- peg 27.50 to 28.50; Saskatoon 25.75 to 27.25; Edmonton 26.50 to 27; Calgary 26.75 to 27.75. Good cows: Montreal 23.50 to 26.50; Toronto 23.50 to 24.50; Winnipeg 24 to 25; Saskatoon 2250 to 23.50; Edmonton 22 to 22.75; Calgary 21.75 to 23. Good feeder steers: Toronto 3 to 37; Winnipeg 31 to 36; Sas- tatoon 29.25 to 34.80; Edmonton to 37; Calgary 30 to 35.50. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 40 to 45; Toronto 37 o 47; Winnipeg 45 to 50; Sas- tatoon 38.50 to 42; Edmonton 48 o 53. Go-ad lambs: Toronto 40 to 50; Basic liogs: Montreal 32 to 33.50; Toronto 38.50 to 34.90; Vinnipeg 28.75 to 32.CO; Saska- oon 27.85 to 31.25; Edmonton 20.05 to 30.05; Calgary 28.25 to 30.55. Million Dollar M.L.S. Volume Livestock Market Report Lethbridge Livestock .Sales Monday tc Friday 6 cattle, 70 calves, 2.1S7 hogs, lambs. SUMMARY Butcher cattle prices uneven- ly to 75 highei' In spots. Re- placement cattle SI to higher. Cattle market active. Good and choice butcher steers opened strong to 25 high- er, most of this gain lost on late week trading. Medium grades 50 lower. Good and choice butcher heifers under pressure, prices 5U Me- dium and good cows opened 50 lo 75 higher, with odd sales top- ping 23.50, closing about 50 low- er. Bulls 50 higher. Medium and good stocker and feeder cattle meeting good demand, prices or more high- er. Stock steers and heifer calves at least S'2 higher. Ex- ports one load bulls. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Beef Futures WINNIPEG (CP) Trading was active on the Winnipeg live beef futures market Friday, due largely to the lifting of hedges which were placed on the mar- ket some time ago. Open High Low Close Tliur. Jly 31.20 31.25 3UO 31.25 31.00 Sep 29.25 Nov 28.80 Jan 28.80 29.25 29.25 28.80 28.80 28.80 28.80 Potato Prices WINNIPEG (CP) Only one trade was executed in he Maritime potato futures mar- ket Friday at two points below previous close level. Open High Low Close Thur. Nov 2.30A 2.30A 2.30A Mar 2.60 2-GOA 2.62A JOINS BENY'S SALES STAFF VINCENT HAR'TY" The Canada Trust Compan' is pleased 1o announce tha VINCENT HARTY, Sales Repre sentative, was recently honore' by the lethbridge Real Estal Board Co-op limited for being the first salesman to reach a sales volume of ONE MILLION DOLLARS on M.t.S. Sales. A na- tive Albertan, raised and edu- cated in the Foremost area, he has been one of the leading Realtors, since joining the pro- fession in November of 1961. He recently received an honor standing on completion of an Intermediate Course in Real Estate, having obtained the high- est mark of any student in Al- berta. He is fully qualified to assist you, whether it is buying or sellinq Real Estate. ALAN MELROSE Alan has lived most of his life in Lethbridge, receiving his education here. He is on arden golfer and curler being a mem ber of the Henderson lake Gol Club and the Lethbric'ge Curlinc Club. He is also a member o the Associated Canadian Travel lers. Alon experience had and 5 years sal well i Good heifer calves 250 to 300 I :bs. 41 lo 43; fair to medium IB I 37 to 40. Weancr hogs 11.25 lo 15.25. Bred sows .75 to 87.50. Our next sale will held Monday June 15, 1970. Sale time is p.m. For listings please phone 223-3921. Perlich Livestock There were 675 head of live- stock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Re- ceipts included 358 cattle and 317 hogs. The cattle market was strong and active with a good demand for all classes. Cows and light weight stocker and feeder steers and heifers sold higher this week. Price quota- tions were as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE Steers choice none on offer; good steers 30 to 30.50. Good heifers 27.50 to 28.60. Good cows 22 to 23; heiferettes to 25; me- veight stocker heifers 31 lo 35. Feeder cows 22 to 24.50 with ales to 27.50 on a package of oung liglit ranch cows. Cow ml calf pairs mostly 300 to 320. IOGS AND DAIRY CA1TLE All classes of weaner and coder hogs met an improved emand. Bred sows were trad- ig lower this week. Weaners 4 to 37; light weaners 11 to 3.50; light feeders 17 to 22; icavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 24 to 2.50 depending on weight and juality. Bred sows and gilts 50 o BO. Dairy cows and heifers 20 to 260. Baby calves 50 to Steers: choice 30.25 to 31, good I cows 20.50 to 22; canners and cutters 18 to 20. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Feeder steers 800 to Ibs. 30.50 to feeder steers 600 o 800 pounds 33 to 37.10 depend- ng on condition and quality; Holsteins and plain quality steers 28 to 32.50 with odd sales ligher on lightweights; light- weight stocker steers 35 to 39.20. Feeder heifers 600 to 800 Ibs. 29 to 31; plain kinds 27 to 29; light 29.25 to 30, medium 27 to 28. Heifere: cboitv 27.50 to 28.10, good 26.50 to medium 25 o 26. Cows: good 21.511 to 22.75, me- lium 20 to 21, canners and cut- ters 17 to 19. Bulls: good 25 to 26. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good heavy feeder steers over 7CO Ibs. 30 to 34. Good light stock steers 500 to 600 Ibs. 35 to 37.10. Good feeder lieifers 27 to 32. Good stock steer calves 38 to 41.75. Good stock heifer calves 32 to 34.75. HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week F.O.B. Lethbridge 28 to SUM base price. There were 410 hogs sold for export, price converted to 22.80 to 24.20 liveweight. Weaner and feeder hogs around per head lower last Monday. Weaners 12 to 18.50. Light feed- ers under 100 Ibs. 20 to 24.50. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 29 to 35.50 all prices per head. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. sold from 29 to 35 per cwt. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 21 to 25 per cwt. Taber Livestock TABER Pr'airie Livestock Ltd. trade was active on a reasonably steady market with all classes of cows holding steady with last weeks quota lions. Replacement cattle were scarce and just slightly lower than they were a week ago Light calves were really stronf with steer calves topping per cwt and heifers reaching per cwt. Weaner hogs wer' down Feeder cows 23 to 25. Fair t medium butcher cows 20.25 to 23.70. Good butcher cows 22. 5( to 23.70. Cows and calves 300 to 337.50. Bulls 23.20 to 28.25. Good Yearling feeder steers over 700 Ibs. 33.75 to 34.25; fair to medium over 700 Ibs. 32 to 33.50. Good yearling feeder steers over 650 Ibs. 29.50 to 30.25; fair1 to medium over Ibs. 28 to 29.50. Good steer calves 250 to 300 Ibs. 47 to 59; fair to medium Bond Prices Supplied by Doherty Roadhouse and McCuaig Bros GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS 6 Apr. 1 4% Sep. 1 5V'z Oct. 1. Jly. i 4V4 Sep. 1 Perp 3% Sep. Bid Asked '71 99.25 lOO.Of '72 96.25 97.0 '75 91.00 92.0 '78 101.25 102.2 83 72.25 73.2 15 39.75 45.25 Public To Be Given Details Of Drug Commission Report Hog Prices EDMONTON (CP) Closing prices Friday provided by the Hog Producers market ng boai'd: Edmonton: Quoted 27.75 to 27.85. Average 27.79. Red Deer: Quoted 27.75 any threat of resignation. lie added that he does not believe Uiat Mr. LeDain made any such threat. Suggests OTTAWA (CP) Prime Mln-1 Is tabled It will not bo unde ister Trudeau said Friday the' LeDain commiiion interim re- port on the non-medical use of drugs will be made public. But be added in (lie Commons Uiat he can give no indication at this time wten it will be re- leased. The Conservatives had de- manded its immediate publica- tion. Gerald W. Baldwin, Conserva- tive House leader, said the gov- ernment cannot hide any report made under the Inquires Act and presented a motion Uiat the Comirams privileges committee investigate the "failure" of the 28.15. Average 27.96. government to make the report public immediately. Speaker Lucien Lamouran ruled that there is no parlia- to i mentary regulation requiring the government to table reports Calgary. Quoted 28.10 to 28.15. Average 28.11. Lethbridge: Quoted 28.05 to 28.40. Average 28.20. Lloydmuister: No market. Grande Prairie: No market. Total hogs sold 648, average 28.06. Total sows, 30, average 21. At close, of day, hogs at Ed- monton, Red Deef and Calgary were unsold at 27.75. DIVIDENDS within a given time limit. Opposition Leader Roberl Stanfield said immediate ta- bling would prevent the resigna- tion of Gerald LeDain, the chief commissioner. Mr. Trudeau said if the report Books Banned CANBERRA (Reuters) Three over a ____.-------- Fiench Wife, Fun in Bed and Bathurst Paper Co. Ltd., 5% Your Turn and Mine-have been Per cent 26'A cents, Sept. 1, ree- banned by the: Austahan cen- ord Aug. 7. Intcrprovincial Steel and Pipe Corp. Ltd., pfd. 60 cents, Oct. 1, record Sept. 15. Texaco Canada Mil. 4 per cent July 20, record June 30. sor, a Labor party member told Parliament today. But, W. G. Hayden said, the first book was about cooking, the second about games for sick children, and the thirti was on tennis. GOVERNMENT OF CANADA GUARANTEED BONDS Can. Nat. Blwy. Bid Ailtd 5 May 15 '77 83.25 85.75 PROVINCIAL Ontario 7 '88 82.25 84.75 Out. Hy 9 '94 104.50 106.00 N.B. 9V45. '90 101.75 104.25 Nfld. 8 '74 95.75 98.25 N.S. '92 75.25 76.75 Quebec '74 94.75 97.25 Alberta 101.75 103.25 Man Hy 9 '90 101.75 103.25 Sask TM '88 33.75 36.25 Mid. 99.75 102.25 AGT 8 '74 98.25 99.75 Man Tel. 8 '74 98.25 99.75 INDUSTRIAL 79.75 79.75 250 to 300 Ibs. 41 to 46. Bel Tel 8 '77 96.75 99.25 B.A. Ofl 514% '77 79.75 Cdn Brew 5 '83 66.75 70.25 Cdn Chem 7 '80 79.75 83.25 C P R 5 '83 67.75 70.25 Cdn WN 53.k% '83 67.75 Con Gas '82 71.75 74.25 Domtar '87 75.75 78.25 T Eaton '87 82.25 84.75 G.M. 7 '86 77.37 79.87 Husky Oil '87 74.75 77.25 to many. He invites all his many j friends and acquaintances to see j him at Eeny's for iheir every j motoring need. SALES NEXT WEEK AT Fort Maebod Auction Market TUESDAY, JUNE 16th at. 11 a.m. REGULAR CATTLE SALE 600 HEAD 600 HIGHLIGHTED BY 50 Yearling Steers From James Hank Ranch, lund- breck and H. Salekin Ranch, Cowley. 25 replacement quality heifers LAST CHANCE SPRING BULL SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 19th AT 1 P.M. 45 Yearling and 2-year-old Bulls Including 24 HEREFORD 20 ABERDEEN ANGUS 1 CHAROLAIS All SALES CONDUCTED BY H. K. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker {JCAL5ARY 263-80501 LETHBRIOCE 328-8141 GOUTTS Phone 3M-3822 Abitiiti '87 79.75 82.25 Alta. Gas 614% '81 79.75 82.75 Alumin. '73 88.25 90.75 Bank N.S. 7 '87 80.50 83.00 Imp Oil I.A.C. I.A.C. Labatt Loblaw Mac B. N. Ct. G. N. Util. Shell Oil Tor Dom. 6 Si TorDOm. 7 Tr. Can 5.851; Tr. Fin. Union Gas SVt' West Tr West. G. 7tt% '86 '84 '87 '81 '78 '88 '8! '77 '87 '87 '88 83.75 86.25 81.25 83.75 77.00 79.50 73.50 76.00 72.75 75.25 77.75 80.25 73.75 76.25 66.75 79.75 71.75 74.25 80.25 82.75 '87 68.75 71.25 '87 81.75 '81 75.00 77.50 '88 C5.75 68.25 '87 74.75 77.2; Con Gas Scurry Tr Cdn West C CONVERTIBLE; 5V4% '89 71.75 7'A% '88 77.75 5 '89 77.75 '88 74.75 74.25 83.25 80.25 80.25 PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. SALE EVERY MONDAY AT p.m. Let Us Take the Worry Out oi Your Livestock Sales our contacts with professional order buyers, plus your early consignment, means lop prices for you! PRA5RIE LIVESTOCK LTD. (FORMERLY HANDIEY-JENSEN LIVESTOCK LTD.) PHCWE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: Sales Manager JOHNNY CHARITON GARY JENSEN tic. 593 CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT AND SENIOR STUDENT A challenging opportunity