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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 Wt HfHAlD Morh 1971 Ottmva weekly livestock report Livestock market report OTTAWA CP Cattle ofj ferings at public stockyards up to Thursday this week at head were up from the previous week and about above the corresponding week a year the agriculture de partment announced Exports of beef cattle to the United States last week totalled 233 head and were all slaughter cattle over 700 Arrivals of cattle at public markets were slightly and trading was uneven both in price and Steer prices varied from 50 cents higher to 25 cents and heifers were generally steady to an odd 25 cents high Cows were steady to 50 cents lower in the east and steady to higher in the Feeder cattle and stock calves were in fairly good de mand at prices varying from i higher to Veal and butcher calves were mainly steady to Hog prices varied from higher to 50 cents and good lambs from slightly higher to sharply Choice steers Montreal 33 IS to Toronto to Winnipeg to 33 Saskatoon 31 to 3223 Edmonton 31 to Calgary 3125 to Good heifers Montreal 2475 to Toronto 2950 to 3050 Winnipeg to Saska toon to 29 Edmonton 28 to Calgary 2S to Good cows Montreal 22 to 23 Toronto 21 to 22 22 to 23 Saskatoon 19 to 2050 Edmonton to 20 Calgary 20 to 21 Good feeder steers Toronto 32 to 37 Winnipeg 31 to 36 Saskatoon to 36 Edmon ton 29 to Calgary 30 to Good and choice veal calves Montreal 43 to Toronto 37 to 47 Winnipeg 45 to 50 Edmonton 42 to Good lambs Montreal Toronto 31 to 32 Winnipeg 27 to 30 Saskatoon 23 Edmonton 25 to 27 Calgary Basic hogs Toronto 24 50 to Winnipeg to Saskatoon 2120 to Ed monton 21 95 to 23 60 Calgary to SELKIRK HOLDINGS LIMITED DIVIDEND NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN hot a quarterly dividend of seven and onehalf tents per share has been declared on the outstanding Class A nonvoting shares without nominal or par value in the Capital Stock of the Company payable on March 1971 to shareholders of record at the close of busi ness on March By Order of the Board March Housing takes leap in February OTTAWA CP Housing starts in urban centres during February increased per cent over the the Central Mortgage and Housing announced Stalls this February totalled last February they to tolled Seasonally adjusted starts in all areas were up from an an nual rate of units in Jan uary to units in Febru The rise in housing activity is attributed to a substantial in crease in privatelyfinanced starts and a moderate increase in CMHCfinanced Multiple which rose per accounted for most of the while single detached dwellings rose per lethbridge livestock Sales Monday to Friday 336 cattle 40 calves hogs 134 steady to 25 cents higher for the Replaceomnt cattle were scarce and selling at firm Trade strong and active Good and choice butcher steers met good demand sell ing 25 cents higher for the Butcher heifers were also selling 25 rents higher for the Butcher cows werei him 19 to canners and cut searee and selling 25 cents with hsifery kinds to Mediumm and good stocker ters 15 to REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers good demand to Good feeder Britain suggests joint company heifers 30 to and feeder cattle memeting ver over 950 31 to Good steer and heifer j Good light stock steers calves meeting selling SLAUGHTERS to good to medium 28 to choice to good 2825 to medium to good to med LONDON AP The British government has proposed form ing a joint AmericanBritish company to build the Rolls Royce RB211 engines for the American Lockheed Aircraft I TriStar jet British sources said If the deal goes Brit ain will provide the first million million of produc tion costs conditional on Lock heed finding the whatever the figure may the The report follows talks be tween Lockheeds niurance INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS IT S OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 3273009 CONN VAN HORNE 507A JACK WARBURTON No school age bill planned EDMONTON CP No leg islation is planned to reduce the school leaving age from Education Minister Robert Clark said Replying in the legislature to Neville Roper SC Clark said the new school passed at the 1970 set the school leaving age and at this time I dont plan to in troduce any legislation to change Roper said Huttente Brethren remove their children from school at the age of 15 and wondered what action the government is An interim report by the Worth Commission on Educa tional Planning recommended that the leaving age be low ered to SPRING SPECIAL In Effect Until April 30 IF we supply the Brake Shoes wa gi RQ will mochine the drumi for EACH PIUS REARC THE SHOES LET YOUR GARAGE BRING THEM IN CUSTOM ENGINE AND PARTS LIMITED 1605 3rd 3288181 REGULAR CATTLE SALE MONDAYS AT TABER AND DISTRICT BEEF BREEDERS 2nd ANNUAL SPRING BULL SALE lSfh12 noon Retiring From Farming Sell your farm livestock and household effects by list with us Choice dates PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK PHONE TABER DAY OR NIGHT Disqualified councillors will appeal WINNIPEG CP Three North Kildonan who were disqualified from of fice when they were found guilty of a breach of the Muni cipal Act in provincial magis trates announced they will appeal the conviction to a higher The three councillors Barry Charles Barry and Leo Rougeau made known their intentions after a meeting with Premier Ed Schreyer and Municipal Af fairs Minister Howard The councillors were found guilty of unlawfully approving payment of to Filbert for loss of income while he at tended a municipal convention in Halifax last The men were fined a minimum 525 Daniel and Prime Minister Edward De fence Secretary Lord Carring ton and Aviation Minister Fred erick now back in New was due to begin a round of consultations on the British offer with five United States air lines that have contracted to buy the He also will confer with Lockheeds bankers and with the EQUAL PARTNERS A broad outhne of the British offer of a new com comprising the British government and Lockheed as two equal to develop and produce the Brit ain would put up the first Lockheed contrib uting any more money that may be The million starting contribution was based on Lockheeds own estimate of what completion of the RB211 project ought to cost if properly price of the mushed en gines to be bought by Lockheed will be On the basis of British estimates the ultimate cost for each engine is likely to be in the neighborhood of The original contract price was would provide a guarantee to stay on in the pro jected partnership for the entire life of the engine and its spares would require a cross warranty that Lockheed will do the would be expected to waive its penalty claims on the RollsRoyce company for late These claims are estimated by RollsRoyce at about Haughton appeared to be at tracted by the British British government officials But he was reported to have said his company would find it difficult at this time to raise new funds for the joint en And he was said to have foreseen difficulties in providing the Fined iu tax fraud EDMONTON CP Law rence Piche and a company in which he was a director were fined a total of here nn seven income tax charges against himself and the com Evidence showed L and E Holdings formerly Larrys Trailer had evaded pay ing more than taxes on income of more than As Piche was charged with five counts of filing false income tax JOHNNY CHARtTON lit 293 Snlci MonnqT GARY JENSEN ADMISSIONS OFFICER Required Immediately by GRANT MacEWAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE Tins newiy established Coleye commences classes on o trisemestpr basis in September 7h Officer will in thr formula tion nf odrnisMons criteria ond syterm nnd implement them as College He will determine the adrnissibility of all applicants for enrolment in the College and present admission information to other Divisions of the College in acceptable The successful candidate will be an efficient and accurate record have some data processing knowledge and an aptitude for interviewing Salary commensurate with ience and Apply with full resume by March 1971 The Director of Student File Grant MncEwan Community Jasper Good stock steer calves 36 50 to Good stock heifer calves 31 to LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week FOB Lethbridge to base Weaner and feed er hogs met good demand at strong Weaners 7 to Light feeders 11 to Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs to Light feeders under 100 16 to 22 per to 16 per hundredweight Good lambs Perlich Livestock There were 1247 head of live stock sold this week at Perlich Auction Market Re ceipts included 688 cattle and 559 The butcher cattle market was all classes of cows were selling Good qual ity feeder cattle sold medium and plain kinds were trading 50 cents to 1 dollar Price quotations were as follows SLAUGHTER CATTLE Choice steers 31 to choice heifers 29 to 29 30 good cows 20 to 21 medium cows to 20 canners and cutters 15 to 18 good bologna bulls REPLACEMENT CATTLE Heavy feeder steers 800 to 000 31 to Good hoi stem steers 730 to 30 to sales on lightweights to majority of yearling steers 550 to 750 sold 34 to 38 with odd sales to Steer calves over 400 Ibs 3f to steer calves under 39 to Good quality yearling heifers 500 to 800 29 to 33 medium quality heifers 27 to 29 heifer calves over 400 32 to heifer calves under 400 33 to Medium quality bred cows and heifers 250 to plain kinds 200 to Baby calves 70 to 96 dollars HOGS All classes of hogs met a strong demand from local buy ers weaners 9 to 11 light weaners to 9 light feeders 12 to feeders over 10 20 to Bred sows and gilts 45 ot Taber Livestock TABER Trade was slower at the Prairie Livestock Ltd sale this week with most feeder classes showing a little too Cows Yearling feeder steers and heifers down Steer calves down quality and condition Hei fer claves down 50 Wean er and feeder hogs cows 21 to fair to medium 19 to Good yearling feeder heifers over 32 to under 750 to Good yaerling feeder heifers 30 to 31 fair to to Good steer calves over 450 37 to 38 75 fair to medium over 500 to Good heifer calves over 400 Ibs to fair to medium over 400 31 to hogs 750 to light feeders 12 to OTTAWA CP Fisheries Minister Jack Davis said Friday the Athabasca Delta might be saved from drying out if the British Columbia government would flood it once a year from the lake behind the Bennett Dam on the Peace But even with yearly a dam controlling the water level in Lake Athabasca could wreak environmental who is to be head of the governments proposed department of the told the Canadian Wildlife Fed eration that the Bennett dam coupled with too little precipita tion have dangerously lowered water levels in the Davis said weirs might be constructed to let more water Delta might be saved Beef futures WINNIPEG Winni peg live beef futures market had light trade with transactions in May at current In March there were bids and offers but no Open High Low Close Mar May 3200A Jly flow into the problem area In Wood Buffalo National Park in northern Alberta and the North west But a better solution would be to flood the delta once a thus approximating natural con ditions which hare created the areas diverse and abundant A plan to dam and control the Grain prices Winnipeg Grain Prices for class two wheat Friday for export to countries outside I6A 1 Nor 2 3 4 171 1 Durum 2 3 4 IGA prices 1 Nor 2 3 174 4 1 Durum 178 2 S 4 High Low Close Flax May 255 254 234 Jly 253 25314 253Vi Oct 257 256 250 Nov 255 Rapeseed Vancouver Mar 317 312Vi 314 May 294V4 291 292 Jly 277 278 Sep Rapeseed Thunder Bay Api 289 287 289 Jun 279 256 Dec 254 Oats May 85 85U 85 Jly 85 Oct 85T4 Dec 35 Barley May 130 130 Jly 123 Oct 12H4 Dec 124 May 114 113 114 Jly 107i 107 107 Oct 108A Dec H3 City of guns DETROIT AP In the first 63 days of this a record 132 persons were slain in this of them by gunfire at the hands of friends or fam ily rather than in street By police Detroit residents possess as1 many as the bulk of them Potato futures WINNIPEG Marl time potato futures market was inaactive Open High Low Close Mar 220A Apr 235A 235A May 289A Nov 5 to 10 GOOD NEWS Are you a good driver Over 25 years of age Claims free For 3 years YOU MAY BE PAYING 3 lo 10 More than is necessary For your car CALL FOR DETAILS FORT WHOOPUP AGENCIES 1117 3rd Phone 328J3251 NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET MARCH at 800 HEAD 800 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE Highlighted by 100 head of Green Yearlings including 20 Red Angus and Red Angus Cross For Information and listings Contact level of Lake Athabasca result in yearrand flooding of the a situation which would harm wildlife as much as the drying up of Many Indians live on hurting and trapping in the delta and fishing on Lake all these activities may be en dangered by the Bennett FORT MACLEOD I tlllR HHinVm AUCTION MARKET J H TUrjraBii HHIIII nuns THE STOCKMANS MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS From Leading Hog Tuesday 1 Weaners Sows Boars Dairy Cowl Baby Calves Sheep 400 HEAD 400 Including 6 HOISTEIN DAIRY COWS 10 BABY CALVES 30 EWES DUE TO IAMB SHORTLY Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE L Thursday 1 700 HEAD 700 ANOTHER LARGE STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER SALE March 8th 1 800 HEAD OF BRED COWS AND HEIFERS SPECIAL HIDDEN BAR RANCH ALBERTA 300 HEREFORD HEIFERS Bred to Limousin Bulk Pralrli Pralrlt CROSSBRED COWS Bred to Simmental Bulls Petunia Fern These cuttle were A1 Bred June 20 to 1970 thin Angus bulls were turned out Pregnancy LARGE LUMBER AUCTION 9th FOLLOWING THE HOG SALE Beard Feel of Plain and Rough Lumber Various Styles and lengths Lethbridge Swine Breeders Association SPRING SWINE SHOW and SALE LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION SHOW MARCH 16th at 2 SALE MARCH 17th PUREBREDS at CARCASSES at WATCH FOR Dican Equipment Gigantic Equipment Auction March 19th ot 9 A complete sellout of Tractors Combines Balers Swath ers Construction and Farm WATCH FOR COMPLETE LISTING SPRING ROUNDUP mi SALE March 22nd 1 121 RANCHER BULLS 80 HEREFORDS 35 ABERDEEN ANGUS 6 SHORTHORN SOUTHERN AlBERTA CHAROLAIS SALE March 29th BULLS AND FEMALES There U n lot of interest in Recorded plan to seH ot this Widely Advertised CHINOOK PERFORMANCI TESTING STATION BULL SALE April 26th 150 OF THE BEST SIMMENTAl LIMOUSINHEREFORD AND ANGUS BULLS List your Farm or Special Sale Early and be assured of a good PERLICH AUCTION MARKET Located In The Hub Of Southern Albertas livestock Industry 3 Miles East Of lethbridgo On Highway 3 And H Mile Soutd BOX LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 3283951 ;