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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Wl XETHBRIDCE HERALD Soluttlay, MoicS 10, 1973 Implements, gas, chew into farmer's income A 14-per-cent growth in agri- cultural sales increased uash receipts to Alberta farmers to MM million last year, the Al- berta bureau of statistics re- ports. Tlvat doesn't mean, however, that the average Alberta farm- er was better off lust year than floriculture department's chief. higher (eed costs and the gen- sratistician, while the average' farm's gross income amounted to S15.000 last year, -10 per cent more Hi an in 19GG, the net in- come per farm dropped S100 to 55.500 in the same period. Chewing ir.'.o the farmer's in- their income, he said. come were the rising costs of in 1868, for example, t'lie report I financing and supplies like im- says. plcuionts. oil and gasoline, In fact, says Hugh Bryce, the i Hillvspriiig sells for CAI.GARY (CP1 A record S902.000 was paid for hulls sold at the three-day Calgary bull sale, sponsored by (he Alberla Caltle Breeders Association. The (op Angus entered by 3. II. Little of Calgary brought while the senior and grand champion owned by Mark Merrill of Hiilspring sold for to Bert Bell of i Brooks. SELKIRK HOLDINGS LIMITED DIVIDEND NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN thai a quarterly dividend of seven end one-half cenu per the outstanding Class "A" non- voring shares without nominal or par value in the Capital Stock of the Company payable on March 30, 1973, lo hold- tri of Class "A" shares of re- cord at Jhe close of business on Marcn 15, 1973. By Order of the Boord. F. t. W. NASH, Secretary. Toronto, Ontar'o March 6, 1973 eral increase in the cost of liv- ing, Mi1. Bryce said. JOBS As a result, an increasing number of farmers had to take non-farm jobs to supplement Last year's cash receipts in eluded million, or 56 per cent of the total, from live- stock, and S3S9 million, or 40 per cent, from crops, the bu- reau said in its February issue of the Alberta business trends. Another trend Mr. Bryce not- ed was the disappearance of some farms every year. He said there should be bettei deals for farmers to stop the exodus. THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET 300 TO 500 HOGS SELL at I p.m. ALSO DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP Market Hogs Shipped Daily SPRING ROUNDUP AIL BREED BULL SALE WED., MARCH 14th 75 -HEAD P.M. 75 HEREFORD-ANGUS-SHORTHORN-CHAROUAS YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE AND CALVES Thursday I p.m. 800 -HEAD 800 SOUTHERN AlBERTA RANCHERS REPLACEMENT HEIFER SALE WED., MARCH 21st P.M. 700 TO HEAD CHAROIA15 HEREFORD _ ANGUS AND CROSSBRED HEIFERS BIG SKY LAND AND CATTLE LTD. SELECT CHAROLAIS BULL SALE WED., MARCH 28fh P.M. 75 PUREBRED AND HIGH PERCENTAGE 2-YEAR OLD AND YEARLING BULLS PERFORMANCE TESTED MANY HERD SIRE PROSPECTS USTtNGS INVITED WESTERN CANADA EXOTIC BREED SALE WED., APRIL 11 ill P.M. LISTINGS INCLUDE 165 HEAD SEE ADJACENT ADVERTISEMENT PLAN NOW TO ATTEND THESE SPECIAL SALES SAT., MARCH 2-ljh _ DOUBLE A HEREFORD DISPERSION AT PERUCH BROS. MARKET SAT., MARCH 31st. sAte OF exoiics EDMONTON WID. rind THURS., APRIL 4 and 3 SOUTHERN AlBERTA CA7TIE BULL SAIE IETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION SAT., APRIL 14 MEDICINE HAT BULL SALE FRI. ancf SAT., MAY 4 and 5 HORSE SALE IETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION LIST YOUR FARM SALES EARLY AND BE ASSURED OF A GOOD SALE DATE. prces EDMONTON CCP) Week- ly and poultry report is- sued by the federal ain-icul- turc department. Eggs: To producers: A large 50: A medium 40; A small 33; B 33; C 6; cracks In. To retailers: A large 59-62; A medium 57-60; A small 45. (Two cents extra in To consumers (in A large 64-69; A medium 63-66; A small 50-55. Poultry To producers: Live No. 1 chicken broilers, 2ii; 6 and over, 28'.4: 5 and under 6, 26. Fowl under 4. 5-7: under 12, 32H; 12 to 18, 3H4; over IB. Live No. 1 chicken broil- ers, 23: 6 and over, 2414; 5 and under 6, 23. under 12. 12 to IS, over !8, Livestock market report Ottawa Livestock OTTAWA (CP) Receipts at Canada's 10 public stock- yards were Uiis week, up from last week, the federal agriculture department reported Friday. good demand for slaughter steers and heifers resulted in active to strong tnnUng with prices advances fiom 25 cents to reported for A-l and A-2 steers. Firmer Vealer calves generally were Dl and D2 cows, 32 lo 33.40: D4 steady to last week's close un der moderate to good demand and Montreal reported prices stronger to Vealer cattle and calf re- ceipts increased over 5.000 i heed this vvaek, with approxi- mately on offer. Continu- good demand for feeders resulted in active to strong trading. Prices for steers over 750 pounds advanced in the prices of up to Si. 50 more were] east, while western prices re- reported for A-l and A-2 licit- I mained steady to SI higher. In. the west. A-l and A-2 cow prices fluctuated from SI low- er to S2 higher, with eastern prices steady at last week's REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY AT A.M. Don't be content to accept one offer at home, coniign your livestock to us, where you -are guaranteed lo have the Auction Ring full af to bid on your product. f'RJCER ADVANCE cows, 2ft lo 31; hologna bulls, 3S.50 to J0.25; bulcher bulls, 41 to 41.30. CATTLE Sleet- calves, 250 to 400 Ibs., 5: to fi'i: sleer calves, 400 to 500 His., 52 to 5fl; steer calves, over Ibs., 49 to 55.10; plain quality sleer calves, all weights 45 lo 51; feeder steers, undei 800 Ibs., 44 to 49.75; feedei steers, over SOO Ibs.. 42 to 47.50; tiolstein and shortkeep sleei's 33.25 to 43; heifer calves, 250 to 400 Ibs., 45 to 53; heifer Steer calves 401 pounds to 575 j Calves, _ MO pounds were sEeady to high- JONES RANCHES, CRANE VALLEY, SASK. CHAROLAIS BULL SALE THURSDAY, MARCH 22nd, 1 p.m. TABER AND DISTRICT BEEF 8REEOER ASSOC. 4th ANNUAL SPRING BULL AND REG. FEMALE SALE SAT., MARCH 31st AT P.M. Enlriei Cloie March 15 Catalogue! Available SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER UNE UP YOUR FARM SALES NOW WHILE DATES ARE AVAILABLE PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer JOHNNY CHARLTON Sales lie. 593 GARY JENSEN er and heifers over 550 pounds v.ere steady to higher in the west. Eastern prices advanced Heifer calves 401 pounds to 550 pounds were steady to higher in the west, with east- ern prices holding steady. Receipts of sheep and lambs increased over 350 head, with about on offer. A good demand for lambs in the east resulted in price ad- vances o! while western pi-ices were steady to S2 higher. Original irrigation board The original board of directors for the St. Mary River Irrigation District will be disrupted for ihe first time with elections being held in three divisions. Members of first board above, left lo right, are Roy Npedermier, Coal- dale, Frank Pavka, Cranford, Paul Edlund, Burdeti, Gif- ford Woodcock, Bow Island, Ted Eiserman, Burdett, Jake Thiessen manager SMRIO, Bill superintendent of the eastern division, Bob Fuller, superintendent of the western division, F. J. Brewin, chairman of the board from Purple Springs and Stan Tiffin, vice-chairman of Letlibridge, The election for the board members will held March 14. Running for district one are Stan Tiffin and Sieve Oenecky, district ihree, Frank Pavka and Bill Da ram and district seven, Wilf Mayer and David Krost. Polling slations will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Lethbridge and Seven Persons headquarters. 51.25; heifer calves, over 500 Ibs.. 44 to 51.75; plain qualitj heifer calves, 40 to 41; feeder heifers, 38 lo 43.20; feeder cmw, 311 to 35; good quality stock cows and heifers 400 to 505: medium quality stock cows and hoffers. 350 to 400: plain qual- ity stock cows and heifers, 275 lo 340. HOGS, DAIHY CATTLE Market hogs, dressed weifjht, to 50.25; good weaners, So 25.50; light weaners, 16 lo 23; feeders, imder 100 Ibs., The hog market continued 1 30 to 41.50; feeders, over 100 PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Located in thft Hub of Southern Alberra'i livestock IntJuilry 3 milej eait of on Highway 3 find miln icuth BOX 1057, LETHBRIOGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 WESTERN CANADA EXOTIC BREEDS SALE WED., APRIL llth-11 EARLY LISTINGS INCLUDE Heifrr Simmenlal wtth calves and open V? Simmenlal Heffers Limousin Heifers willi Calvos and Open Limousin Heifers nni Open 'A limosin Heifers 5 Weaned Chinnina Calves Chianina Calves with Choroinis Cross Heifers bred lo Glnbuieh lo Calve in Sept. Brad to Glebuilh (Early Calvers) bred lo Pinzgauer in Dec. and Jan. bred lo Tarlentise Blood limosin Yearling Bulls stronger with price advances of 50 cents to S3.15 reported for index 100 animals. The Toronto market reached records as high as IXDEX MAINLY STEADY Slaughter cattle, steers A-l and A-2: Calgary 40.75 lo 42.20; Edmonlon 39.50 to 41; Saska- toon 41 to 42.50; Winnipeg 42.50 i tn 43.50; Toronlo 44.50 to 45.50; Montreal 41.50 to 43. Heifers, A-l and A-2: Cal- gary 38.25 to 40.60; Edmonton 3G.50 to M; Saskatoon 38.75 to 40; Winnipeg 35.50 to 40.50; Toronto 42 lo 43. D-l and D-2 cows; Calgary 32.25 to 33.50: Edmonton 31 to 32.50; Saskatoon 33 to 34.75; Winnipeg 34.50 to 35.50; Toronto 3S to 3B. Slaughter calves, good and [choice veal: Edmonton 48 j lo 55; Saskatoon 49 lo 51; Win- nipeg 60 (o 70: Toi'onto 48 lo 5G: Montreal 56 lo 67. Feeder steers over 750 pounds: Calgary 40 to 45; Ed- rnonlon 38 (o 46: Saskatoon 30 to 47; Winnipeg 42 to 47; Tor- onto 40 to 46. Feeder sleer calves 401 to 575 pounds: Calgary 46 to 54: Ed- monton 47 to 56: Saskatoon 43 to 54.50; Winnipeg 50 to 54; Toronto 32 lo 57. Good lambs: Edmonton 3S to 37; Saskatoon 34.20 lo 34.50; Winnipeg 38.50 to Toron- to 45 to 48. Index 100 hogs dressed: Cal- gary 47.80 to 48.85: Edmonton 47.90 to 50; Saskatoon 48.40 to 50; Winnipeg 49.35 to 50.55; To- ronto 53.50 to 56.75; Montreal 50. Lefhbridge Livestock Sales Monday lo Friday: 118 cattle; 2C7 calves; hogs; lambs. SI.AUdllTKK CATTI.K Sicers Al and A2 40.75 to 41 30. Heifers Al and A2 37.75 to 38.75. Cows Dl and 2 33.23 Ibs., 42 lo 62; bred sows and gills, 87 lo 150. Baby calves, 100 to 127.SO; light calves, 150 to 190; good dairy cows. 470 lo 520. A m SERVICE Prompt Information on Sfocfcs, Bonds, and Oil Royalties flAt WfOflMATION OH: Flf GISTROTICW BNO TRANSFER OF CERTIFICATES BO VA L T ION OftY QUOTATIONS EXCimriGEABLE SHARESAWD REPLACEMENT OF LOST DIVIDENDS. INTERESTS. REDEMPTIONS, WARRANTS AtlO RIGHTS tT invited from Investors, fnvBstmtntDealers, Brokers, Banfcs, Chartered Schedule of fees available Re Estate Transmissions, Evaluations etc. CENTRAL SECURITIES BUREAU SOX5435 STATION PAUL rllCHOLAJ EDMONTON CONSULTANT. ALBERTA REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION ADDITIONAL LISTINGS INVITED SAIE HEID AT PERUCH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. PHONE AC 403 328-3451 BOX 1057 LETHBRIDGE, A16ESIA HOWARD G. YANOSIK Second Vice-Prpsidenl of Th_ AI Reol Estate Association' for 1973 li Howard G, Ynnosik of Letribridge. A long lime residervl of Icfh- bridge, Mr. Yanosik is a part- ner of the real esFaFa agency Key Really and Insurance. Mr. Yonosik o Pasf-Presidenl and an officer of The Lelhbndge Real Estate Board. The Alberta fieol Estate Ai- sociallon, representing the real estate boards at Calgary, Ed- monton, Grande Pro Trip, Lelh- hridge. Medicine Hal ana" Red Deer onri mare than Al- bertnns licensed tn trade in i csfotc in the province, has. ils office in Calgary. to 39.25 D3 3! to 32. D4 27 to 3D. Bulls 37 tn 4ft. RKPLACEMKNT rATTLK Gomf feeder steers over 7.70 COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION LTD. PINCHER STATION SALES YARDS REGULAR MIXED CATTLE SALE OF FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14tli p.m. SPECIAL FEEDER CATTLE SALE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21st p.m. OVER 500 HEAD H. A. out) R. A. JACK, f. SKIERKA and W. KIFFIAK All of Pincticr Creek PINCHER CREEK cmd DISTRICT CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOC. BULL SALE SATURDAY, MARCH 24th pm. 45 HEAD OF REGISTERED BULLS HEREFORDS 29 2 year o'cls, 3 yeorlingi ANGUS 9 2 year olds, 2 yearlings RED ANGUS 2 2 year olds All SAIES CONDUCTED BY COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION LTD. PHONE 627-2285 PINCHER CREEK Ibs. 44 to 48.25. Good feeder steers under 750 Ibs. 4fi lo 57. Good feeder heifers 42 ta 4S. Good stock sleer calves 50 to 60. Good slock heifer calves 43 lo 50. HOGS AM) l.AMIIS Butcher sold this week nt the IjCthiiridge Yards 47.90 to 50.10 base price, thi.s estab- lishes a new record for hogs. Good 35 to Perlich Livestock There were 2.577 head of live- stock sold this week at Peilich i Bras. Auction Market TXd. Receipts included cat- He and 820 hogs. I SLAUGHTER CATTI-F Al and A2 steers, 41 to AI and A2 heifers. TO.75 to 1 39.KO; Cl cows, 3S.75 to 39.60; PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Id. in the of CALF FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE WED., MARCH Mth Highlighted by 100 While face Sfeert 40 yearling ireers from n large end Service) Available Trucking Branding Vaccinating -fa Order Buying Government Veterinary Feeding Pens Feeding nnd Hog Ra ising' KOG DAIRY CATTLE SALE every Saturday at 1 p.m. SPECIAL 15 BABY CALVES MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY JIM or JOE JURIS For Information and lilting! tcntcfct 8uB, Auction MarkM Picture Bulle, Alto. Auction marlcfl located M> north of Lothbridga 35 Phonl 737-4400 Kuril ;