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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THt IFIHBRlDOt Morth 11, 1972 i it Saska tch e wan K K fj f A s ji i1 n rl i over ttic previous irxTe.nst's m rdnration, yivn-. and wc'lf; iv nn KIM c-mir.s are expected to rrnl incioaso ueiv fmrccisl Soil million, million ;n Ihe S.iskali'lio'.van rimiv than fast year, v.-ith most Now (kit. increase coming from mcnt's Ukiiict of imHion. luiijipr bcJiv-f. 'I'iir govern m e n t, r v1 e r in nnd pirsmlinj! ils first fuidgct since Beared for A slight sui'pfn-. calls deft'.Uim; the Ltbrrnl.s in List a r> increnso in pi-ovinc-inl election, e-sti- V ,S 11 tests (iovrrnnirnl Indian hand Irs load, Mr. said rhivinc fjue.stion period, Uic stover nrnenl will repeal legis- lation at- the previous session which makes it illegal In caino on public lands for more than 30 days a t'i-iesory, trio doctors said In an The 1 bill for a I! tests in Albert n is estimated at million. TAKT, NO CHANCES The threat of litigation con-; tinunlly hrmg? over medical said Dr. J. A. L. Gilbert, head of ire medical; toachint; unit at Royal Alcxan-! dra Hospital, and this threat i drives tfiem to order tests for patients, not because they help in diagnosis, but in case !3io results will be needed lo protect a doctor in a possible' suit. Dr. C. J. Van-is, president of the Aihcria Medical Associa- tion, didn't like the word threat, lo call it Ijut pressure" Tor liie c'octor lo protect him- self. emergency depart- ments also feel "the pressure" even mere than doc-tors in private practice, he said. Tt'.e needless test catc- gory per form erf in emergency departments might run as high ''as 510 per cent or like thaL" A TON A YEAH In (he Untied States one auto- mob i le en sine m a y ci isch a rgc up to a ton of pollutants into tiic air annually. NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET Tues., Mar. 14th at 10.30 a.m. 800-HEAD-800 AtL CLASSES OF CATTLE HIGHLIGHTED BY TOO YEARLINGS FROM E. KOEHN, P1NCHSR CREEK AND E. NELSON, ClARESHOLM Also, weather permining 50 stock cows and bred heifers previously listed 11 A.M.-LUMBER Will BE SOID budget males Hint equalization pay- ments will reach million, million more than Lhe pre- vious fiscal year. "We promised tlie people of Saskatchewan a New Deal for I 'cop fc and t h at is wf i n t this i.s all said Pre- mier Allan Blakency in his budget speech. Mr. Blakeney, also provincial treasurer, said the budget pro- vides lor many of his party's el- ection promises and reveals the government's "sense of priori- 1USES MILLION Spending increases are con- tained in almost every govern- men t e ndea vor wi t h edxtoat ion getting more than an SS-mttlion increase and taking 31.45 per cent of t.hc budget. A total of S166 million has been earmarked foi education where operating grants to school boards are to be in- creased by million under a proposed new formula. Public health spending in- creases by almost SIC million to 593.1 million "to continue im- provement of our health serv- ices." The total Includes funds for an expanded dental treatment program for children in North- cm Saskatchewan. W e 1 f a r e expenditures will jump million to "humanize welfare services." Welfare costs will be million as the government plans increases in food allowances, grants for construction of spe- cial-care homes, assistance to d tsad vantaged people, and a special foster-home program for emotionally disturbed children. EXPECT INCREASE Helping lo pay for a major part of the increased budget, the federal equalization pay- ments are expected to rise he- cause of an upward adjustment following previous underpay- ments. Another factor is changes in the equalization for- mula. Total tax revenues are ex- pected to increase to mil- lion a baut million mo re than 1971-72, despite govern- ment plans to discontinue the "hot-dog tax." The education and health tax was applied to meals of or less but was considered lla nuis- ance to consumer and vendor alike." Withdrawing Ihc tax will mean receipts under the health and education tax will be re- duced by While general taxes will he unchanged, the government in- tends to increase resources rev- enues by revising the tax and royalty rates "to reflect a more equitable sharing of the profit from mineral Mr. Blakeney said the revised rates will yield an additional million in revenues with t otal revenues from mi nerals a nd muiera 1 development in the year ahead reaching about 539 million. Livestock market report Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday lo I'Yiday: 220 cattle; 85 calves; hogs nnd 21 sheep. Butcher cattle market strong to 1.00 or more higher. Replace- ment cattle 1.00 lo 3.00 higher in spots. Trade active. Good anil choice butcher steers and heifers scarce and selling nt strong prices. All classes of cows meeting keen demand, prices around 1.00 higher. Medium and good stocker end feeder steers meeting keen com-' petition, prices 1.00 or more' ligher. Stock steer and heifer' calves 2.00 to 3.00 higher. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice, 34 to 35.30; j good 33.50 to 34.50. Heifers, choice 32 lo 32.50; good 31 to 32. Cows, good 2S to 27; medium 25 to 20; canners and cutters j 20 to 24. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers over 750 Ibs., 34 to 36.50; good light stock steers 575 to 700 Ibs., to 41; good feeder heifers 31.50 to 33.50. Good stock steer calves 42 lo 45.50; find good slock heifer calves 34.50 to 35.90. UOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge yards 23.85 to 29.25 base price. Feeder hogs strong to 2.00 per head higher. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. J5 to 20.75. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 22.25 to 34.25 all prices per head, Light feeders under 103 Ibs. sold from 24.25 to 28.50 per hundredweight. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 16.75 to 21.50 per hundredweight. Good lambs 1.00 higher at 27. cr heifers 31.HO to 32.10; good cows 26.20 to 20.60; fair lo me- dium cows, 23.50 Lb 20.10. Bulls BOld CT lo 2H.50. Bred cows sold 275 to 315. Good yearling feeder steers, over 025 Ibs. lo 40.50. Fair to medium feeder steers, 37 to 38.75. Good yearling feeder heifers, over COO Ibs., 34 to .15.20; fair to medium feeder heifers, 32.50 to 33.75; good steer calves 42 to fair to medium steer calves, 39.50 to 41.75; good hei- fer calves, 36 to 38.25. Fair to medium heifer calves sold 34.52 to 35.73. Butcher hogs last week 29.13; weaner 8.50 to 13. Light feeders 13 to 21.25. Heavy feeders, 25 to 41; bred sows 67.50 to 75. The next sale will be held Monday March 13, at 1 p.m. For listings phone, 223-3921, Perlich Livestock There were tiead of live- stock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 825 cattle and 528 hogs. Cattle market was strong and active a good demand from local and out-of-area buy- ers. Good heifers, 32.40 to 33; good cows, 27 to 26.90' canners and cutters, 22 to 25; and bologna bulls, 27.2S to 28.25. Good stock steers under 550 Ibs. sold 43 to 46.75; steers 550 to 850 Ibs., 37 to 43; short keep steers, 34.50 lo 35; holstein feeder steers 750 to Ibs., 32.50 to good heifer calves, 30 lo 38.75 sale lo 49.50; medium heifer 33 lo 35; feeder heifers, lo IT cows, '22 lo 2ti; quality bred cows, 310 lo 310. Cow calf pairs Mild lo 370 per Due lo light receipt.1; Hie di'- niand exceeds (lie .supply of all classes tif hcgs. Therefore a stronger market again this u'cek: Market hogs, 28.85 lo 29.45: good 12 to 17.2-5; plain or light weaners, Et.25 to 11; light feeders under 100 Ibs., 15 lo 25; feeders over 100 Ibs., 25.25 to 32; bred sows and gilts, 36 to 57; baby calves, 65 (o 87; medium quality dairy cows, 250 to 295. bull sale, WccUieday, March 15, of 100 rancher bulls, Hereford, Angus Shorthorns. Mcicleod livestock FORT MACLEOD On offer nt the Fort Maclcod Auc- tion Market this week were 685 cattle and calves with in- creased demand on all classes. Low choice to chcice steers 35.00 to 35.60: low choice to choice heifers 31.90 lo 32.70; good cows 25.00 to 27.40; heif- ery kinds to iO.40; medium cows 23.00 lo 21.00. Good steers (700 to 800 pounds) 38.20 to 41.50; medium steers 3S.OO to 33.0fl: good green steel's (450 to 650 pounds) 43.00 to 45.00; good fleshy steers (450 to 650 pounds) 40.00 to 42.50. Good heifers (700 to BOO pounds) 32.50 to 33.40; fleshy heifers (500 to 600 pounds) 33.61) to 36.10; good thin heifers (450 to 500 pounds) 37.CO to 39.25. e's Mr. Wonderful Taber Livestock t SO hot ClftCT (ill TABER Prairie Livestock Ltd. of Taber auctioned head of livestock this week. There were 695 caltle and 315 hogs. Ed 111 ont oii-b as ed TORONTO (CP) Si- mouc's Mr. Wonderful wasn't so wonderful, after all. Mr. decided she Trade remained active on all i hot herself classes. i Simono she's keeping her Butcher steers were up 50 cents. Butcher heifers gained 25 cents. Butcher cows were 25 cents higher. Bulls were up one dollar. Bred cows were steady; year- ling feeder steers and heifers ste-ady. Steer calves steady; heifer calves were a dollar stronger. and feeder hogs steady; bred sows met good de- mand and were 5 to 10 higher. Good to choice butcher steers j sold 35.60 to 36; fair to medium j butcher steers, 35 to 35.40; good U) choice butcher heifers, 32.20 to 32.60; fair to medium btitch- Servicei nvdllahln PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally locatfid in the centre of o large caMle Feeding and Hog Raising Country Calf, Feeder nnd Trucking Branding Vaccinating Order Buying Government Veterinary Feeding Pens FAT CATTLE every Wednesday at T 300 HEAD HIGHLIGHTED BY 20 STOCK COWS from ono owner HOG and Dairy Cattle Sole every Saturday at 1 p.m. SPECIAL 10 BABY CALVES MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED Monday thru Friday for and lining) contact JIM or JOE JURIS Picture Build Auclion Market Piclura Bulio, Alia. Auclion market lotaled 16 miles norlt, of Lelhbridgo Highway li Phone Picture Bulls FEATURING TWO CATTLE SALES PER WEEK FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SAIE Wod. at 10. n.m. STOCK CALF AND FEEDER CATTli SALE Fri. o) p.m. SLAUGHTER HOGS ASSEMBLED SOLD Daily FEEDER HOGS and BABY1 CAIH SALE Every Monday at p.m. EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS Excellent Facililioi For Feeding nnd Loading CONSIGN ALL YOUR LI OCK TO C. E, FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY Alberta Stockyards Phone 327-0101-Res. 328-3986 P.O. BOX SS 1-1-7 IETHBRIDGE n T F'enth 328-3984 Ken M'Her 758-6607 Magrath C' Vl' HenninScr 327-7354 Dan Klassen 34S-4358 LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGENTS ORDER BUYERS EXPORTERS Grain prices Winnipeg Grain Grain quotes Friday (ba- sis High Flax May Jly Oct Low Close 278 Tlapcsccd Vancouver Mar 250'i 257 June 238' a 257 Nov 25'Jlii Hapcsred Thunder Ba May Oct Nov Oats May Jly Oct Barley 245 246 21714 May Jly Oct Itye May 102: Jly Oct 109V4 m 9811 230's aiov'i y 217', i 247U 2-l7Vi 2-17 Vi Cflvi 70 98% Wii 1'egiment goes to Jamaica OTTAWA