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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta go.xl. 22 THE IFTtlBRlDGE HERMD Sulurduy, Leihbridge livestock Sales Monclav to Friday: cattle: vri calves: 2.2-15 lions; ,-ir.d 45D slicep. Hulclicr rattle prices strung lo l.OO or IIKUC liiaher Replacement cattle fully Steady. Trade active. Gcxxi anil c li o i c c Imlclicr steers medinjl very de- mand, prices and yield considered. Good awl i lo Sli. clioice butclier heifers steady to strong under good demand. All 18, 1972 report liocxl heavy Icedor over lo sti.M. Good light slock steers S73- KO Ills.. !17 to 39.50. Good feeder .73. 21 to 24.50 per hundred weight. steers, Lambs 1.00 higher at 58. North rail losing money EDMONTON (CM') Losses of ill Ilirco years Periieh Livestock Tlicre were 1.1100 Iwnd of liv- I I t I (K kit lllll.'U yCitl ill Lp OlltllMl InWiSlOCIi I HIO chief reason foi 'wanting to OTTAWA Cattle rlu- 1 Cow and bull prices varied lu-Uers. 31 to j lllis wcok at Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Hccoiyts included cattle ng imciiT g' classes of cows opcncc l.oo higher, with odd Cowl stock steer calves. -II to nral fas liogs. Good .'lock heifer calves. :o market steady on most clashes. Butcher cows were trading a liveries at the ID public Mock- yards from Monday lo tlii} this week totalled 30.55! head, up 8.473 from last week from cents lower in Ihc east lo SI higher in the ivesl. Feeder prices steady to S2 lower. Hog prices varied ceals lover to yo cents higher. and from the correspond-: Choice steers: Montreal 37 Lo .______, _ ____ 137.75; Toronto 37 lo SB; Winni- peg AJIHS riutchcr hops sold this week hcifcry ai tiie Lclhbridpc yards, dollar lower. 27.By i tlocxl quality slock calves up lo li-.rec dollars liighcr. kinds Up 30 early U> aTl'o 35.50. mo- in Iho most of thus g.im ]OM on l.ut One loaci of butcher hogs sold Jt___ Clioico steers: Montreal 37 to ing week a year ago, The agriculture department reported that exports to the U.S. j Calgary 34.7i to 3'j.GO. last wpok totalled 217 head Eastern m arkct deli vet1 ics ,0 34 25 34 to 35.10; the Nortiiorn Alberta Kail- ways' Kdmontim I) a w son Creek, H.C., passenger rim, snys general manager Ken Perry. "We iiverc lit the pnssuiiger service business when there >vus a be said in an inter- view, "There's no longer a need." The ra i hvay a pp lie el to t he Canadian transport commission Calgarv 34.7i to 3-j.GO. I T (Jowl" lieifn-s: Montreal 27 lo Iin %71to ahymlon. he 33 to Winni- iveek trading. export, price conveiteti lo Medium am! good stocker ann I (caler cattle meeting very demand, at [inn ratei. Steers, clioicc. good. 33.50 to_3-l.M. steers 34 to 35; i 32.50 to Xt. 10; Rood cows 32 to .13; Kdmontoii 32 lo lo 33.K; Cal- >Veancr and feeder hogs sold strnns to 3.IW per head liiglier. Wearers 10 to 1-1.50; iiglit feeders uiwlor ICC 17 lo 21.5U: huavy feeders over 1IX) His., 21 to 37.50 all prices per head. Heifers, choice. to 26 to 29: fevers under 100 Ib. Conors and cut- fro.n a bulls 2fi to 2S.50; and hmchcr bulls 30 to Light stock steer calves sold Improved woalHer and road marketings in all cculrc.s ar.d some 1 o w e r prices. Choice steers and heiCers sold from gary 32.75 lo 3G.GO. cows: Montreal 2fi (o appliea. lion will be held here March 28. The passenger train meanders 450 miles through north cen- tral and northwestern Alberta 26 to Err with sales to 2fl. concittions brought increased to 28- Wiunine" to Dawson Creek a week. cows from 24.5f> marketlns in all ar.d 0- e' It consists of an enine a hu- to 2fi; canncrs and cutters 20 to shollcy cows 12 to 19; bol- 0- 25 50 It consists of an engine, a hug- to 20.75; Edmonton 23 to 26.75; Calgary 25.50 to gage car and one coach. Mr. Pei'i'v said an average ol year, when a road from Valley- vicw to Ciramlcj was paved, Ihis dwindled to A year later, passengers carried totalled The Valley view road, which starts 160 mi ley- northwest ol l-'dnionton, is a more direct route lo Grande Prairie, the lar- gest centre on the line, than Ihc winding rail line. The rail trip from here to U on C reek I a kes al >o ul M hours, buL the same distance can be driven in about eight lionrs. There are some individuals unhappy with plans to drop service, hut Mr. Perry said var- ious public b.jdies have advised the railway they will not oppose the application, The railway intends to retain the passenger side of its pas- senger freight service to Fort McMurray in northeastern Al- herIa. "This (the railway) Is the only method of land transporta- tion for people who have set- tled next to (lie railway in that area." Mr. Perry said the NAR's en- lire system has been suffering drastic declines in passengers. During 1313, about pas- sengers road NAIl networks in northern Alberta. Last year, the total was The transport commission's own figures show that the Ed- monton Dawson Creek run lost in 19G8, in 1963 and in 1970. generally steady prices ranging' Toronlo 1 three passengers a trip rode Hie from 50 cents lower in the east .n3io41; Winnipeg 34 lo 40; Sas- 4-1 to 50: steer calves 400 to S5D llM 12 to 47: feeder steers 55D i to COO Ibs. 37 to 43; feeders, to 50 cents Iligher in western NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET Tues., Mar. 21st at a.m. 750-MEAD-750 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE HIGHLIGHTED BY TOO HEAD 900-LB. YEARLING STEERS from CUFF SCHOFER, CRESTON, SCO Ibs. 34 to 30.50: lifiht j 3-stock heifer calves 35 to 3fl: ajheiler calves 400 to 550 Ibs. 32 to feeder heaCers sold 32 to SI.SO: plain quality heifers 27 to 31; feeder cows 22 to 24; slock row? and bred heifers 270 to 310: plain quality bred cat- tle J20 to 2M and cow calf pairs 300 to 330. Hog market was active willi strong buyer demand from local and Saskatchewan buyers. Market hogs 2R.10 to 29.10; good weanors 12 to 17.50; lis'il j pay subsidies to hog producers, weaners 7 to 12; feeders under Agriculture Minister 11. A. Hog size problem for subsidy pay OTTAWA (CP) The fact that some farmers in little I'.ogs and others specialize in big hogs is "a vci-y real prob- lem'1 to a government trying lo to 40; Edmonton ;j! to Calcaiy 34 Lo and choice veal calves: Montreal 47 (o 57; Toronto -H to nO; Wmiupcg 45 to 55; toon 35 to -54.50; Edmonton 43 to -S-J. Ktimontoti McLcntum section covers nhoul two-thirds of tlie entire line during Jan- uary and February. Better ronris in the northwest and decreasing n LI ni b e r s ol small fanns have lieen partly responsible for the decline in Good lambs: Toronto 3fi to 3J1: passengers, he said. Winnipeg 27 to 29; Saskatoon In 1559. Ihe train carried E6.50 lo 27.50: Edmonton 311 to j passengers. The follov.ing 31; Calgary 2S. Grade A' hogs: Toronto 33.ISO lo 35.50; Winnipeg 30.10 to 31.03; Saskatoon 29 to 30.25: Kdmoti- to 29; to 100 Ibs. Ibs. IB to 23; feeders over 2-1 to 37.25; bred Olson said here. prices Grain prices Winnipeg Grain Grain quotes Friday (basis- High Low Close Flax EDMONTON (CP) Weekly PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally In Ihe conlie cl c, Icirgo calM. Fe.ding and Hog Raising Country Mr Olson was questioned by and gilts 40 to 86; baby calves Adrien Lambert i egg and poultry report issued CO to 90: light beef type calves v.-ho referred to a Feb. I by (he federal agriculture do- 100 to 1-50; good quality dairy j s announcement that the gov- partmcnl: cows 350 to medium quality mwld pay a S3 subsidy I To producers: A large 42; A on a hog nourished to a size medium 40; A small 24; B 24: measuring 1IX> pcinls on Ihc: C 6; cracks li. government's grading standard. I To retailers: A large 51-52; A He said that is unfair to feeder- medium 48-50; A small 37-12; hog producers. B cracks 33. To consumers (in A i dairy cows 250 to 325. Feeder FAT CATTLE every Wednesday at 1 p.m. 300 HEAD HIGHLIGHTED BY 20 STOCK COWS from one owner Servlcoi A- Trucking Ar Branding Vaccinating if Order Buying Government Veterinary it: feeding Pens Cattle Sale every Saturday at 1 p.m. SPECIAL 10 BABY CALVES MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED Monday thru Friday Of JOE JURIS For Iflf.rmntlon listitigi contcicl Market Piduro Bulte, Alia. Auction maikel loeajed 16 milei north of lethbridge Hfghway 25 Phon. Pic'ure Mr. Olson agreed that those who only produced small hogs and then sold them lo other pro- ducers for fattening also suf- fered losses in the bad hog year ot large GO-G1; A medium 47-57; A small 40-45. POULTRY To prtxlucers: live No. 1 chicken broilers, 22Vi; 6 and iover, 5 and under B, 22fe. But he said the government 446 didn't want to pay a subsidy on Turkey undD'r ]2 13, 25Vi: over 18, 24. Live No. 2 19; fj and over, 5 and under FEATURING TWO CATTLE SALES PER WEEK STOCK CALF AND FEEDER CATTLE SALE Fri. al p.m. FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SALE Wed. nl 10. a.m. SLAUGHTER HOGS and BABY CALF SALE Every Monday at p.m. ASSEMBLED AND SOLD EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS Excellent facilities For Feeding and Loading Hogs IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY Alberta Stockyards Phone 327-0101-Res. 328-3986 P.O. BOX SS 1-1-7 IETHBRIDGE Ed French 328-3986 9 Ken Miller 758-6607 Magrath lou DeJagor 327-9548 C. W. Henninger 327-7354 9 Dan Klasscn 345-4358 LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGENTS ORDER BUYERS EXPORTERS [he same hog more than on and it couldn't afford to pay two producers 55 each for pr.rticipa- I lion in the production of the same hog. Later, in the Commons mis- j cellaneous estimates commitiee Mr. Olson said the tci be paid for up to 200 hogs for each producer will be paid when farmers show audited proof from meat packers that they produced and sold the hogs. Farmers selling their animals to small hutclier shops cr pack- ing houses not inspected by the department will be able lo qual- ify for the subsidies by present- ing the bill of sale. 282 9.77'i 12. 12 to 18, 22li; over 18, 22. May Jly Oct 277' .4 Kapcseetl Mcr Jim 282'i Sep N'ov May 252'.2 Jly Oct N'ov------ Oals May (W3 Jly Oct Barley May 109i4 Jly Oct Hyc May Jly Oct 1013 281'i 277 263'i 237-li 2.50 2-19 109'i lOQ'.i 101 flll'j LOI1; AVAILABLE BY THE DAY, WEEK OR MONTH (WITH OR WITHOUT OPERATOR) C So quick and efficient for so many jobi idcnl for reslricted areoil Back Filling Driveway Excavating 9 Corral Cleaning, etc. 1410 2ntl Avenue South Phone 328-4765 Prices rise in cities OTTAWA (CP) Prices rose last month in each of the 14 principal cities of Canada with the exception of Quebec City, where they remained un- changed, in balance, Statistics Canada reported here. The biggest gains from n year earlier were made in Sainf I John, N.B., up '1.5 per cent, and in Ottawa and Toronto, where prices were 4.4 per cent higher i than in February last year. I The statistics bureau's city in- dexes measure price changes only within each city or city grouping. Because of historic and climatic differences be- tween Ihc cities, the index can- not he used to compare living between one city and an- other. The city indexes for Febru- ary, followed by the January in- dexes and the percentage change from a year earlier, are: St. John's, Nfld., 120.8, up per cent; Halifax, up four per cent; .Saint John, N.B., 128.5, 127.4, up 4.5 per cent: Monlro.il, 12D.9, J2fJ.G, up per cent' Ottawa, 133.0, 135.fi, up 4.4 per cent; Toronto, 132.8, up -3.-1 per cent; Winnipeg, 131.6, 131.4. up 3.3 per cent; Saskatoon and Keg i n n, 12fi.9. 12fi.3, up four per cent; Kdmonton and Calgary, 130.R, up 3.1 per cent; Vancou- ver, KS0.5, 130.0, up four per cent, all based on prices equalling 100, Based on 1969 prices equalling 300, Quebec City 106.2, up 3.7 per cent from the year; Thunder Hay. Ont., 10G.3, 103.R, up 3.9 per cent. Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) Live beef futures at close Friday. March, May, 35. ION; July, 3-1.20N. Thursday's volume: four con- tracts. COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION LTD. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2nd at 1 1 a.m. REGULAR MIXED CATTLE SALE PINCHER STATION SALES YARD ON OFFER FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SATURDAY, MARCH 25th at 1 p.m. 1st SPRING BULL SALE Sponsored by Pincher Creek Caltle Breederi Association PINCHER STATION 5AIES YARD ON OFFER 20 REGISTERED HEREFORD BULLS 12 REGISTERED ANGUS BULLS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29th at 1 p.m. FEEDER SALE LISTED TO DATE 500 HEAD 500 CONSIGNMENTS FROM G. M. H. BLUEBIRD RANCH; D. VANCE For Information and Conlacl Community Auction Sales Assn. Ltd. ED GROSS Ret. 627-2285 Office 627-3466 DON FITZPATRICK Res. 627-4083 Yard 627-3660 PINCHER CREEK. ALBERTA REGULAR CATTLE SALE MONDAYS p.m. WATCH FOR THESE SALES BUL SANGSTER AND JACK SCHMIDT FARM SALE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22nd ODLAND FARMS LTD. SATURDAY, MARCH 25th TAKER AND DISTRICT BEEF BREEDERS ASSOC. 3rd ANNUAl SPRING BULL SALE SATURDAY, APRIL 1st PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Safes Manager GARY JENSEN Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHAtUTON Lie. 293 NEW MIRACLE COATING Replacea Paint First Time Offered Exclusive dislribulcr required for famoui "Kenilex" dealing. on lo cny sue fees cr bulding and guaranteed for 15 ycors ccjalnst peeling, chipping flaking. "Kenitt.x" is in 34 ccunlrics and new in Canada, xvilS approve! from CMHC. "KcnJtox" lies in buiinc's since 19-18 and over 3 million homes and building: lltroughoul tl'.e leilit'y lo our In terra I ion a I acceptance and utafion, Ko rxpcrience Complete (aclory 1 ram ing and Chilianco. willi a guaranfced progrom. For an inter- view in Lelnbricice v.-ifri C'-.-r Cane dim Personnel OHicer, (ull rcsumo lo: KENITEX Chemical (Canada) Ltd., 2160 Springer Ave.r Bumaby 1, B.C. THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS from lending hog producer! TUES., at 1 p.m. WEANERS FEEDERS SOWS BOARS DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP SPECIAL! 100 BEEF-TYPE CALVES 200 TO 350 LBS. "I Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday SOUTHERN ALBERTA CHAROLAiS SALE WED., MARCH 22nd PUREBRED AND RECORDED BULL5 AND FEMALES O COMMERCIAL REPLACEMENT HEIFERS 30 PUREBRED AND PERCENTAGE BULLS 9 50 PERCENTAGE FEMALES 350 COMMERCIAL CHAROLAIS YEARLING HEIFERS LISTINGS CLOSED BIG DEMAND FOR FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 p.m. 700 HEAD 700 SPECIAL! 150 TOP QUAUTY HEREFORD HE1FERS-500 TO 600 IBS. From One Owner 50 BRED COWS _ WESTERN CANADA'S EXOTIC BREEDS SALE WED., MARCH 29th 11 A.M. 400 HEAD INCLUDING 1 Imported purebred 1 ycor old Welsh Black Bull (exportable) 2-lmporfed purebred 2 yetir old Welsh lo W B (exportable) Ycarltnij haif Limousin 6-Bred hcilf Limouirn Heifers Smimenlol lleifori 15 Ye DC I ing hcilf Murray Grey Purebred Brown Swiss buJU und females Half and I luce-quarter Sim menial Mnine Anjou Limousin tind Murray Grey bulls 1 Lreri lo Chiaina Cows bred to Sim man! a I 50 Red An gut yearling Heifers 15 Reg. Angut caws (bred) LISTINGS CLOSED SOUTHERN ALTA. RANCHERS Stock Cow and Bred Heifer Sale WED., APRIL 5fh AT 1 P.M. 400 COWS AND BRED HEIFERS Various breeds P re o nancy examined source (or lop qua lily r cinch foundation Hock, list your culllc etuly for this Spring Sale. COMING SALE H. A. JONES ESTATE SALE PICTURE BUTTE FRIDAY, APRIL 7fh AT P.M AUCTION MARKET LTD. located fn Ihe Huh Of Southern Alberta's Liveitock Indutlry 3 Miles East of Lelhbridge on Highway 3 and Vi Mile South BOX 1057, LEfHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 ;