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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Ottawa Weekly Livestock Report OTTAWA (CP) Cattle c tarings at Canada's 10 pub: stockyards from Monday Thursday (his week totalled 3 200, up about from previous week and the sam number in the correspondii week a year ago.. Exports of beef cattle to tl United States last wee dropped sharply at 432 hea The majority of these we butcher cattle going for i, mediate slaughter, the feder agriculture department said its weekly livestock report. Cattle supplies at pubh stockyards were slightly highei Demand continued uneven most classes and grades butcher cattle. Steer price varied from 50 cents higher 25 cents down, and heifers froi 50 cents higher to lower c some sales. Cows varied from 50 een: higher1 to ?1 lower and bul were steady to higher fo the week. Trading on feeder cattle wa uneven in price and demanc Veal and butcher calves wei generally steady to lower. The hog market was main! higher in price and good quah ty lambs were generally un changed. Choice steers: Montreal 32.5 to 33; Toronto 32.50 to 33.50 Winnipeg 32 to 33; Saskatoo 30.75 to 31.75; Edmonton 31.: to 32.25; Calgary 31.50 to 32.40 Good heifers: Montreal 25.5 to 26.50; Toronto 30 to 31; Win nipeg 30 to 30.50; Saskatoo 27.25 to 28.75; Edmonton 29 t 30; Calgary 28.75 to 30. Good cows: Montreal 23 24.50; Toronto 23.50 to 24.50 Winnipeg 25 to 26; Saskatoon 23.25 lo 24.50; Edmonton 22 to 23.50; Calgary 23 to 24. Good feeder steers: Torontc 34 to 38; Winnipeg 31 to 36 Saskatoon 30 to 35.50; Edmon ton 30 to 37; Calgary 30.50 to 36. Good and choice veal calves Montreal 41 to 46; Toronto 38 to 49; Winnipeg 45 to 49; Ed monton 42 to 48. Good lambs: Montreal 28; Toronto 29 to 35; Winnipeg 4; to 55; Saskatoon 22 lo 23.60; Calgary 30.10. 'Basic hogs: Montreal 30.50 to 31.50; Toronto 32.95 to 34.95; Winnipeg 29.85 Saska- toon 25.85 to 30.35; Edmonton 29.30 to 30.90; Calgary 29.25 to 31.15. Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday 628 cattle; 56 calves; hogs; 25 lambs. Butcher cattle prices fully steady to 50 cents higher in Replacement cattle generally steady. Good and choice butcher SHOE REPAIR Fast dependable service at reasonable prices Also repair and replace off types of zippers Repairs to all leather goods MIKE'S SHOE REPAIR 102) 3rd Ave. S, (Next lo Lethbridge locker and Seafoods) steers meeting a good demand selling steady. Good and choice heavy butcher heifers meeting very good demand selling strong to 50 cents higher. All classes of cows selling steady. There were no bulls on offer. Medium and good stacker and feeder steers meeting reason- ably good demand, prices around lower for the week. Good' stock steers and heifer calves weak to or more low- er. SLAUGHTERS Steer's, choice, 31.75 lo 32.30; good, 31 to 31.50; medium 28.50 to 30. Heifers, choice, 30.50 to 31.20; good, 29.75 to 30.25; medium, 28 to 29.50. Cows, good, 23 to 23.70; med- ium, 22 to 23; canners and cut- ters, 19 to 20. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers 30 to 32.25; medium 27 to 29.50. Good light stock steers 33 to 35.50. Good stock steer calves 38 to 41.25; good stock heifer calves 34 to 36. HOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week FOB Lethbridge 29.10 to 31.20, rase price. There were 795 hogs sold for export, price converted :o 23.55 to 24.90 liveweight. Weaner and feeder hogs sold steady to as much as per lead lower. Weaners 14.50 to 21.25. Light feeders under 100 bs. 21.25 to 29.50. Heavy feed- ers over 100 Ibs. 31.25 to 45.25. Taber Livestock TABER On offer for Mon- day's sale were 539 head of live- lock consisting of 403 cattle and 136 hogs. Trade was a little slower with most classes holding about steady to a little weaker. Stock cows steady. Butcher cows steady. Year- ing feeder steers and heifers teady. Steer and heifer calves teady. Weaner hogs down 1.50. -Light feeders down Stock cows sold to 365. Good butcher cows, 20.25 to 4.70. Fair to medium butcher ows, 16.90 to 18.60. Bulls sold from 26.30 to 27.10. Good yearling feeder steers old 34.50 to 36.75; fair to me- ium feeder steers 32 to 34; ood yearling feeder heifers 35 o 36.50; fair to medium feeder eifers 32 to 33.75. Good steer calves sold 43 to 6.25. Fair to medium steer calves old 39.25 to 42.50; good heifer alves, 40 to 43.75; fan- to me- um heifer calves 37.25 to .75; baby calves to eaner hogs, to 20; light eeder hogs, to 26. The next sale will be held onday, May 4, at p.m. For listings please phone 223. 21. Livestock Portland "Livestock PORTLAND (AP) Cattle for week 720, compared 575 last week ami 8C5 a year ago; slaughter steers, good and choice to Ib. 29 to 30.75; small lofs holsteins good 20.50 to 28.10; slaughter heifers, few high-good and choice 29 to 29.50; slaughter bulls, commer- cial and good 25.25 to 30; veal- ers, few high good and choice early 41 to 42, dosing 44 to 45; slaughter calves, good and choice early 28.75 to 32.50, later 33 to 38; feeders, few steer calves, mainly individuals, choice 33.50 to 37, good 30 to 32; steers few choice 550 to 950 Ibs. 28 to 30.25, good 25.50 to 28, including one lot 800 Ib. hoi- steins at 26.85: heifer calves, few good and choice 27 to 31.50; heifers good and choice 500 to 800 Ibs. 25 to 28; stock cows, good and choice with baby calves at side 172 to 244 pair. Hogs 225; barrows and gilts, most No. 1-2 around 180 to 230 Ibs. 26.25 to 26.70 early, closing 26.75 to 27.80, No. 3-4 around 230 to 270 Ibs. 21 to 23 early, later some 240 Ibs. 25.50 to 26.50; sows, few No. 1, 300 to 450 Ibs. 22.50 to 23.50, No. 2-3 400 to 550 Ibs. 20 .to 22; feeder pigs, couple lots No. 1-2 around 90 to 100 Ibs. 30.75 to 31.25 cwt, 130 Ibs. 28 cwt. Sheep 35, too scarce for trade test; small lot choice and prime slaughter spring lambs 29.70. Perlich Livestock There were 942 head of live- stock sold at Perlich Bros. Auc- tion Market this week. Receipts included 725 cattle and 217 hogs. The cattle market was steady on all heavier classes. Lightweight steers and hei- fers were trading 2.00 to 3.00 per hundredweight lower. Price quotations were as fol- lows: SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice, 31 to 32.20; medium to good quality steers sold on feeder orders. Heifers, choice, 30.25 to 30.90; good 29 to 30. Cows, good, 23 to 24; medium 21 to 22.50; canners and cutters 19 to 21. Bulls, 26.50 to 27; lightweight grain-fed bulls to 30.20. REPLACEMENTS Feeder steers 800 to Ibs., 32 to 33.30; feeder steers, 550 to 775 Ibs., 33 to 37.35; Holstein feeder bulls. 700 to 900 Ibs., 27.60 to 30. Feeder heifers: 700 to 850 Ibs., 28 to 30.50; yearling hei- fers, 500 to 600 Ibs., 31 to 33; plain kinds 27 to 30. Good stock steer calves 34 to 37; good stock heifer calves 31 Jolurdoy, May J, THI HERALD 23 Forest Firms Hit Investors Not Inspired IWA WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. (CP) workers. By ART JOHNSON Canadian Press Staff Writer Canadian stock markets la- bored through a series of plunges and rallies this week, -Labor Minister Leslie Peter- A month ago, Jack Moore, re- raacliag to two major pohtical son said Friday night his de- gional president of the IWA, Bsues first-quarter corpo- partment ensure negotia- sent a telegram to Mr. Peter- rate statements. him to force FIR M arkets dropped sharply lions resume in the British Co- son to 35; some lightweights. sales higher on Beef Futures WINNIPEG (CP) Trading as light, with some contracts xecuted in the September fut- re at 25 points below previous vels at the Winnipeg live beef tures market Friday. Open High Low Close Thur. ay 32.00 32.05 y 30.40 30.50 P 29.00 29.00 29.25 0V 29.25 29.25 PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. SALE EVERY MONDAY AT p.m. Let Us Take the Worry Out of Your Livestock Sales our contacts with professional buyers, plus your early consignment, means top prices for youl PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. (FORMERLY HAHOLtY-JCHStH LIVESTOCK LTD.) PHONE TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: Sales Manager JOHNNY CHARLTON GARY JENSEN lie. 273 Feeder cows, 21 to 25; bred cows and heifers mostly 240 to 280; cows with calves at side 290 to 330. HOGS, DAIRY hog market was steady to 3.00 higher. Weaner and light feeder hogs met a keen de- mand from local and out-of- provihce buyers. Weaners sold 21 to 23; light weaners 18.SO to 20.50; light feeders under 100 Ibs., 24 to 34; heavy feeders 100 to 150 Ibs., 34.50 to 38; niediiua quality bred gilts 60 to 15; baby calves 56 to 90, depending on breed and quality. Hog Prices EDMONTON (CP) Closing prices Friday provided by the A1 b e r t a Hog Producers Marketing Board: Edmonton: Quoted 31 to 32, average 31.47. Red Deer: Quoted 30 to 31.95, average 31.65. Calgary: Quoted 30.85 to 32.20, average 31.51. Lethbridge: Quoted 31 to 31.20, average 31.08. Total hogs sold aver- age 31.43. Total sows sold 44, average 23.78. ivjuiuc i" UK; UIU13I1 lumbia coast forest industry be fore contracts expire June luul IV IUB we i- 11 back to the barganining table Mr. Moore said the starting a week of trading off c 1 Forest Industrial doesn't tell FIR whom which bargains for 120 compa nies, broke off talks March when the International Wooc workers of America showed should pick for talks and ex peels tb2 same treatment from the employers. Mr. Peterson Friday told gave n statistical breakdowi auspicious begiunini cited unfavorable with "consultants" from othe labor meeting sponsored by the Canadian Forestry Association earnings erally bleak econor The IWA, bargaining for failed to ins 000 men, had brought to "As minister of labor I confidence. talks representatives of intend to see this continued B.C. Federation of Labor to the extent that Pressure f the International 15 suddenly and the Wall Street, wh of Pulp, Sulphite and Paper ties are still not loss sine John F. Kennedy's kept Canadia Top Tory Blasts Wednesday morhir traded at a sickly OTTAWA (CP) problems to the extent groups touchi live Leader Robert Stanfield a cused the Trudeau invited to participate. These urban problems year. Canadian markets tion Friday of ignoring tackled by the federal problems and saw no always in tional difficulties in extendin the federal "sphere cf the provinces, he said. Direct federal dealings with P ence" in urban without provincial He told a news would only create by U called to discuss a planned as it has done in the and McC servative-Sponsored the U.S., direct on urban problems that produced situations OF CAN "no wall around the cities" federal and state no "constitutional have programs in prevent the federal areas and neither April 1 '71 delving into transportation the other is Sept. 1 '72 Oct. 1 '75 felt that Premier John Ro-barts of Ontario objects fo Jly.' 1 '78 1 Good federal announcements on urban policy rather then Sept. 1 '83 Perp. 3% Sept. 15 involvement in urban For Stanfield objected to wha he called the "attitude" of OF GUARANTEED K government in the Nat. Rlwy, Track OUT PROBLEM He expects the May 8-9 May 15 '77 Jan. 1 '85 and tie cities EDMONTON (CP) The the Ontario Science Centre berta attorney general's to shed "a good deal 7 '83 partment is preparing to on the nature of Hyd. 9 '94 1 port applications for He did not 9te% '93 1 betting facilities in or 8 '74 and Edmonton, Attorney arise from 6V2% '92 eral Edgar Gerhart said resisted a '74 No formal proposals for that urban ills '99 1 service have been made, clearly defined. He Hyd. 9 '90 1 said in an interview, but answers are not known '88 mal discussions have been upcoming conference is 9K% '90 1 wifh officials of exhibition the Conservative party's 8 '74 sedations in the finding' Tel 8 '74 "I think we would be have been far pared to consider a system decisions made from would be an extension of the pan mutuel without adequate he said. There had '87 It was imperative that too little consultation in Gas '81 off track betting be operate! by the exhibition boards to with groups directly affected by urban '73 Bank N.S. 7 '87 sure all money wagered fount its way into the betting printed matter issued to reporters listed 60 Tel 8 '77 B.A. Oil '77 at the track. He said if private entrepren eurs were allowed to conduc such a service tiiere was. a danger it could become a. front fo illegal bookmaldng wMeh will be represented at the conference beyond those with people serving on >anels. Ontario provincial government and Toronto municipaJ government will have Brew 5 '83 Cdn. Chm 7 '80 C.P.R. 5 '83 CWn. W.N. '83 !Cons Gas '82 Pomtar '87 An amendment to the Eaton '87 i inal Code last year made it The conference will Ac. 7 '86 gal to convey bets for a fee jut made no mention of race tracks accepting bets at on poverty, transportation, housing and pollution problems afflicting the cities. Similar Oil '87 Imp Oil '88 '.A.C. 1'A% '86 f other than the track.- are planned later 634% '84 jabatt '87 C '81 7 '78 7 tforcent '88 7 harvest V '88 6 By THE CANADIAN Oil '77 7 Bowaters Mersey Paper Co. Ltd., year ended Dec. 31: 1969, 1968, Consolidated East Crest Oil Co. Ltd., six months ended (CP) Trading vas fairly active with 'dealer iquidation in the May futures at eight cents below previous close levels at the Maritime notato futures market Horn 7 '87 S Tr. Can 5.85% '87 6 Traders F '87 8 Mon Gas '81 7 Westcoast '88 6 Weston '87 7 28: 1970, loss; was good buying GuU Oil Canada Ltd., deferred futures, but no months ended March 31: Gas '89 B 24 cents a High Low Close Ex 7 '82 1969, 25 3.55 3.70 3.60 3.60 7'A% '88 Iridusmin Ltd., three 2.35 Cn P 5 '89 8 ended March 31: 1970, 2.48 '88 8( 1969, New Continental Oil CD. Canada Ltd., six months Feb. 28: 1970, loss; 1969, i