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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, March 23, 1974 Chicago markets CHICAGO (AP) Silver futures led futures on United States commodity markets to higher levels this week. It marked the second straight week that silver-forged solidly ahead, this week gaining as much as 38 cents an ounce, following the previous week's 25 cents an ounce gain. Wheat and soybean meal futures were generally lower on the board of trade, but. oats, soybeans and soya oil were generally higher at week's end. Cattle and hog futures declined from to per hundredweight on the mercantile exchange, while pork bellies fell 220 points and shell eggs were down 235 points. The demand for so-called international commodity futures appeared to have been linked to rising gold prices, decline of the U.S. dollar and generally inflationary price moves for various necessities throughout the world, dealers said. Commodities on the mercantile exchange appeared to have been affected largely by heavier marketings of animals and a declining demand at the consumer level. Board of trade prices, dealers said, largely reflected availability of grains, the weather and export demand. At the close Friday on the board of trade, wheat futures were 12 to 26 cents lower. May 4.90; corn to higher. May oats lower to six higher. May 1.42 and soybeans unchanged to five higher. May 6.36. Soybean oil was 30 to 185 points higher. May 27.15 and soybean meal unchanged to 550 points lower, May 154.00. Grain quotations Friday: Wheat: May 4.90; Jul 4.44; Sep 4.40: Dec 4.45. Corn: May 3.03V2; Jul 3.05; Sep 2.95; Dec 2.76; Mar Oats: May 1.42; Jul 1.44; Sep 1.46; Dec r THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET SPRINGTIME SIMMENTAL SALE MM, March pjn. 55 open Blood and Bred and open 'A Blood Heifers 300 to 500 HOGS SELL Tues., at 1 p.m. also Dairy Cows Baby Calves Sheep SPECIAL Tues., March 26 8 Top Quality Holstein Milk Cows from Mclntyre Ranch Market Hogs Shipped Daily Live Weight and Dressed Basis Special Rancher CALF SALE Wed., March p.m. TOP QUALITY RANCH CALVES YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE and CALVES Thursday -1 P.IL 600-HEAD-600 Stock Cow Sale Friday, Mar. 29th 1 p.m. Invited SPRINGTIME MAINE ANJOU SALE MON.. April 1st p.m. Included SO Maine Anjou Bred and open Vi Blood Heifers GIGANTIC EQUIPMENT AUCTION SALE FRI., April 5th -10 a.m. Wa are tool and out-of-araa taqrm. Wvtaw good demand for Tractore, IfflQBtloffii Ftotflot, To UM Equipment Contact TONY VIRGINILLO at 345-4291 Abo Speeiall Feet of Lumber- Various Dimensions. LETHBRIDGE SPRING BULL SALE Wednesday Thursday APRIL 3 and 4 Exhibition Pavilion ABERDEEN ANGUS Show: April 3 a.m. Sale: April p.m. HEREFORDS Show: 7p.m. Sale: April 4 10 a.m. Sponsored by Southern Alberta Cattle Breeders Association Conducted by Lethbridge and District Exhibition 3401 6th Avenue South Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1G6 REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAVI 11UL MEEDBUUDER CHIANINA SALE MON.. April 8th. 1 Bred and open Chianina Females Spadahl SO Brad and opan V, Blood HaHara a Stood can by FaUMa -TWI-LI6HT NEW BREEDS BULL SALE TUES.. April 16th. 6 SIMMENTAL, MAINE ANJOU BLONDE. CHIANINA LIMOUSIN, PINZGAUER, etc. LBTMG KMUNE MUCH 20. 1974 WESTERN CANADA NEW BREEDS SALE f Monday, April 22nd ramam ixam Thar HoM- tot etoed and ft Umottin and Stood arad Murray OlWy PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. LaCaMaM Hi VH> MvJb af ftavjUiani 4 MaflMBm aaatBaaafl aaaf 1 Jaaai 4L Wfl VTPBrfWBjy 4 WPB W tfPJPB T1J4A2 Flwne Day or Night 32f-3101 NEW PHONE NUMBER 399-3101 No. HOG SALES every WEDNESDAY We will be assembling Market Hogs for trie Marketing Board and sell Weaner and Feeder NO HOGS WILL BE SOLO MONDAYS REGULAR CATTLE SALES WILL CONTINUE EVERY MONDAY Don't be content to accept one offer at home, consign your live- stock to us. where you are guaranteed to have the Auction Ring full Of Buyers to bid on your product. SPRING EXTRAVAGANZA FARM MACHINERY SALE THURS., MARCH 28th A.M. at the AUCTION MARKET TABER LISTINGS INVITED 5th ANNUAL SPRING BULL SALE 0y and OMrict Brwtftn AtsedaHon SATURDAY, MARCH 30th 1 p.m. deaa Friday, Match 6th ANNUAL SPRING HORSE SALE Saturday, May 11 at p.m. AUCTIONEERS: UC. UC. 0107M Now it the Time to Book Your Spring Farm Auction Sale. Choice OatoB still available. PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3121, TABER DAY OR NIGHT JONNNYCHARLTON UC.JM GARYJENSEN New strain Denis Basyien, chief grain researcher with the Agricultural Experimental Institute at St. Hyacinth, Que., says experiments have developed a hardier strain of soybean adapt- able to the Quebec cli- mate. Bonds GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS Oct. 97.10 97.20 8 Jul. 101.75 102.25 4V4% Sept 78.50 78.75 Sept 77.00 78.00 3 Sp15Perp 37.50 39.50 Apr. 99.25 99.35 Jul. 99.70 99.80 PROV. AND PROVINCIAL .GUARANTEED BONDS: Alta '90 100.50 101.50 Ont 7 '88 87.00 88.00 OntHyd' 9 '94 100.00 102.00 NB '90 102.50 104.50 Nfld 8 "74 97.00 99.00 NS '92 79.00 81.00 Que "74 97.00 99.00 Alta '90 101.00 102.00 Man Hyd 8 '91 91.00 93.00 Sask '90 98.00 100.00 Nfld '90 100.00 102.00 AGT 8 '74 97.00 99.00 Man GT 8 74 97.00 99.00 INDUSTRIALS AGasTr '90 100.00 Alcan '91 101.00 102.00 BC For '92 101.00 103.00 BCTel '90 101.00 102.00 Bell Tel 79 101.00 102.00 Bell Tel '93 101.00 .103.00 CP Ltd '89 99.00 CP Sec '90 99.50 Cdn Util 9H% '91 100.00 CWNG '90 101.00 103.00 Gulf '90 99.50 InPrPp '90 100.00 102.00 Massey '80 100.00 Noranda '90 100.00 102.00 Intl Nick '90 100.00 NSC Gas '91 100.00 102.00 Steel Cda '90 100.00 102.00 TrCda Pp '90 101.00 103.00 TrCdaPp 10% "90 102.00 104.00 W Trans 8'.4% "93 92.00 93.00 CONVERTIBLES AGasTr '90 135.00 140.00 Con Gas 5W. '89 85.00 87.00 AcklandS 7Vi% '88 100.00 104.00 Scurry '88 93.00 95.00 W Trans C 5Vi% '88 86.00 WestTr 7'4% '91 108.00 150.00 Dollar value) MONTREAL (CPl U.S. dollar in terms of Canadian funds closed Friday unchanged at 3-23. Pound sterling dropped I 51-100 at S2.27 21-25. In New York, the Canadian dollar was down MOO at S1.02 24-25. Pound sterling was down 111-20 at J2.34 3-5. BtMff WINNIPEG (CP) Live beef fulores: May-49.20; Nov-59.00N. Thursday's volume: !6 contracts. Gold WINNIPEG