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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LE7HBSICOE ItfRAlD Saturday, May 17, 1975 livestock re 0'ITAWA (CP1 de- liveries at Canada's II) major public stockyards from Tuesday In Thursday totalled head, down head from last 32.25; Toronto 3-1.50 lo M.jfl; Winnipeg In 34, Saskatoon 32.75 to 33.75; Ertmonlon 34 lo 35; Calgary 34.75 to 35.50. Good cows: Montreal 2fi.50 tn week'because of Ihc holiday on 20.75; Toronlo 26 to 27; Winni- flonday, Ihc agircuHurc ric-1 peg 27.TO to 28.50; Saskatoon partmen't reported Friday. I to 27; Edmonton 26.50 to Eastern market deliveries 27.25; Calgary 27 to 20. were 9.526 head compared with j uootj feeder steers: Toronto 3d to 42; Winnipeg 35 to 46; Saskatoon 35 lo 42; Edmonton 36 to 43; Calgary 35 lo 42. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 50 to 55.50; Toronto deliveries of to 53; Winnipeg 50 to 58; Edmonton 58 to G2. Good lamhs: Toronto 45 to 56; Winnipeg 55; Saskatoon 22. western market Exports o[ heel callle to the United States totalled 112 head lo 91 slaughter and 21 feeders. Average prices for choice steers ranged from 50 cents lower to 50 cents higher. Choice heifers rose up to 90 cents. Cow hogs: Toronto 34 to prices were SI lower to 75 cents M. Winnipeg 29.65 to 31.30; higher, while bull and feeder 28.40 to 29.85; Ed- prices were mostly steady. Hog 93 [in lo 30.65: Calgary prices dropped between cents !o nnd SI.55 in most centres._______________ Choice steers: Toronto 37 lo 3R- Winnipeg 37.50 lo Saskatoon 35.75 to 37: Edmon- I riUlCail WUIHS (on 36.35 to 37.20; Calgary 36.75 to 37.70. Good heifers: Montreal 3H lo Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP1 Live beef futures close Friday. Jly _ 36.40A; Sep 35.1MB; Nov 35.00A. Thursday's volume: Nine con- IracLs. SELKIRK HOLDINGS LIMITED DIVIDEND NOTICE NOTICE 15 HEREBY GIVEN lhal a quarterly dividend of cent, (S.09) per -'hare has been declared on the outstanding Class "A" nan- voting lhares nomi- nal or par value In the Capital Stock of the Com- pany payable on June 30, 1972 to holders of Clasi "A" share! of record ol ine close of buiinesi on June 15, 1972. By Order of the Board T. T. W. NASH, Secretary. Toronto, Onlario May 1, 1972. I1CMP report on Brcmcr OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min- ister Tnidcau has asked for an RCMP report on whether police believe the man accused of shooting Gov. George Wallace of Alabama was in Ottawa dur- ing President Nixon's mid-April visit. The nCHP has been scanning photographs and searching for other clues lo determine whether Arthur Bremer, 21, of Milwaukee, was present during Uie president's April 13- 15 visit. The inquiry was con- ducted at the request of (he FBI. Press photographs of crowds in Ottawa during the visit show a man resmbling Bremer was present. Mr. Tnideau said be had heard of the r e p o r t. dis- cussed it with Solicitor-General Jean-Pierre Goycr and "agreed that be should ask for a report so we can see should be taken." what action COMING SALES FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET Tues., Mny 30fh at a.m. 800-HEAD-800 A. S. BROSIUS FARM AUCTION MONDAY, JUNE 5th, 10 A.M. SEE LISTING ON PAGE 19 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7th SPRING HORSE SALE LISTINGS INVITED Wm. "BILL" COX nnd ARNOLD JORDAN COMBINED FARM AUCTION SATURDAY, JUNE 10th, 10 A.M. SEE LISTING ON PAGE 19 FRIDAY, JUNE 16th LAST CHANCE BULL SALE ENTRIES CLOSE MONDAY JUNE 5TH EXCITING YEAR St. Paul insurance salesman Ralph Plaisted, his daughters Leslie, left, 11, Stephani 16, stand- ing, and Mrs. Plaisted, tell of their year of living in a wilderness area of Saskatchewan on Russell Lake, 50 miles from the nearest person. Never above zero for three months, temperatures dropped to -55 but Plaisted, who led a snowmobile expedition to Jhe Norht Pole in 1968, kept busy ct'ith'ng firewood. He said wild bear were more of a problem than the cold. The family, who wanted to "get away from the rat is reluming to ihe lake next month. Oddities in the Neivs NORWALK, Conn. (Reulcr) For two days, while thou- sands of cars and trucks passed by only yards away on Ihe hcavily-lravelled Connecli- cut Turnpike, a Maryland cou- ple lay dying near their wrecked car. Their car, struck by a sec- ond auto Saturday afternoon, Gram prices Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) Rapesecd futures closed lower on a mod- crate mixed trade on the Winni- peg Grain Exchange Friday. The prices were up to two cents below previous close lev- els. Trading had some exporter interest but followed closely Lhe mixed pattern on the Chicago soybean maikel. Flax and other commodities were basically unchanged on moderate trading. Thursday's volume of trado was bushels of r y e, of flax and of rapeseed. Canadian wheat export load- ings Thursday included j bushels to Britain nnd to Russia. Export wheat prices at Thun- j der Bay all were unchanged. High Low Close Flax May 274 272'i Jly 276 274' i Oct 278 2763j Nov 276'2 Dec 275 273Vi Rapesecd Vancouver Jim 252ni 231 Sep 2537a 2507i Nov 252 T i 252'2 Jan 253 230'.z Rapeseed Thunder Bay 272c 2755i 251'i 252 253 251 Vs May Jly 245'i Oct z-lG'.i Dec Oals May 69'4 Jly Oct Dec Barley May Jly' 1093i Oil May JIv" 10.V-., Oil Dec- 246 69 1111.! 2431.: 245 246'.; 246 245 69- 69' i 70 70'i lllli CATTLE SALES FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SALES WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY AT A.M. SPECIAL STOCK CALF AND FEEDER SALE FRIDAY AT P.M. hurtled down a em- bankment, landing in a heav- ily-wooded ravine. No one knew until Monday afternoon when two highway maintenance workers, check- ing a damaged guard rail, saw the wTecked car. Diane Patchen, 40. was lying nearby, critically in- jured. Her husband, Brace, 52, before he died had placed a pillow under her head and covered her badly-burned body with a blanket. Patchen was about 50 feet away. Police believe he had been trying 'o crawl for help when he died. Mrs. Patchen was taken to hospital, where she died Tues- day. The couple had been en route to Boston to attend their daughter's graduation last Sunday. MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) Sixteen-year-old Hank Tid- wcll found his car would only go in reverse. So he drove It home that way through two miles of congested traffic. Once, said Tidwell, "Ihera was a lady driving behind me, er in front o[ know. Her expression was that she couldn't believe what she was seeing." Melbourne police officer A. J. Bnmeau didn't Ihink il was funny. lie spotted Tid- well's car Monday facing the wrong way at an intersection. "The car would only go backwards, so that's the way I Tidwell explained. The officer gave him a ticket for "improper back- Ing." Supermarket batllc continues TORONTO (CP) The chair- man of the company that c frols the Loljlaw supermarket chain predicted yesterday that food price wars and other fights between supermarket c h a i n r arc going "to go on for a long, long time." W. Garfield Woston told the annual mceling ot George Wes- ton Ltd of Toronto "these scrappy days In this particular industry are apt lo last for a long time to come." After Ihc meeting, the Weston board approved an increase in quarlerly dividends lo 23 cents from 21 cents, payable Del. 1 to shareholders of record Sepl. 7. Mice irk workers NEWCASTLE, Australia (Reuter) Twenty-four steel workers retunied to work here after having been chased of the job for four days by mice The men walked off the jol after mice began jumping on of their lunchboxes. ynawing their sandwiches and rustling around in their lockers. The mice were exterminated. EAGLES HALT PAVING SALEM. Ore. (AP) Tin Oregon highway commissioi has postponed a repaying pro- ject on the Central Oregon Highway so it won't disturb thi nest of two recenlly-hatchcd golden eagles. The project wit lie started in July when tin young birds leave the nest. Livestock market report Lethbridga Livestock Sales Monday to Friday, 300 cattle, 63 calves, hogs; 4u lambs. Butcher calllc prices 25 cents .0 as much as 1.00 higher. Re- laccmenl calllc slrong lo 50 higher. Gallic markcl strong and aclive. Good and choice bulchcr slecrs meeting keen demand, irices 25-50 higher. Good and choice butcher heifers scarce and selling about steady, Light heifers under 750 Ihs. are being sharply discounted. All classes of cows meeting keen demand, prices 50-1.00 higher. Bui If tcady to strong. Medium ajid good stockcr and feeder cattle mecling very good demand from local y e r s, prices strong lo 50 higher. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice, 37-37.GO; gooc 35.75-36.75; medium, 32-33.50. Heifers, low choice, 34.50- 34.75; good, 33.25-34. Cows, good, 27.75-28.90; medi- um, 25.50-27.50; canners and cut- ters 20-25. Bulls, good 28-30.20. REPLACEMENTS Good heavy feeder steers over 950 Ibs., 36-37.20. Good heavy feeder steers over 800 Ibs. 38-10. Good hgnt stock steers 575-700 Ibs., 30-42. Good stock steer calves 400 550 Ihs., 4.V15. Good stock heifer calves, 35 30. HOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at Ihe Lethbridge yards 29.80- 30.55 base price. No weaner BIK feeder hogs sold last week due lo holiday. Perlich Livestock There were head of live- stock sold this at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 404 caltle and hogs. Callle markc continues strong and action on all classes. Price quotations as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE No fat steers or heifers on offer. Good cows 27.00 to 28.40 hcifferettes 29.25; medium cows 2600 to 2700; canners and cut lers 21.00 lo 25.00; Bologna hulls (depending on quality an' condition) 25.60 lo 29.00. FEEDER CATTLE Light slock steer calves 46.01 lo 51.00; fleshy steer calves un der COO Ibs. 40.00 to 45.00; feed cr steers 600 lo 850 Ibs. 39.00 I 44.00; short keep feeder sleers 36.00 to 38.50; holstcin stee calves 39.50 to 48.00; light stock heifer calves 37.00 to 41.00 fleshy heifer calves 34.00 t( 37.00; feeder cows 22.00 lo 27.00 cow-calf pairs, medium quality 325.00 io 345.00; bred cows 290.00 lo 325.00. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Robert Holler told police he placed a sack containing on (op of his car Mon- day night, forgot it and drove off. It was still missing today. Police said Holler has of- fered a reward of for return of Lhe money, most of it in S100 and S50 bills, with a cheque for Holler said he bad trouble with a rear door on his car when he left his trading shop Monday night and put the money sack on the car roof while trying lo open the door. He said be then got into the car wilii the sack on the roof. Holler said his son saw the bag full of money fall as the auto passed under a viaduct. "We stopped the car as soon as we could and searched all nlong the road but couldn't find the sack." Holler said. REGULAR CATTLE SALE e EVERY MONDAY AT p.m. INCLUDED IN MONDAY, MAY 29lh SALE 12 YEARLING BULLS -9 SIMMENTAL-ANGUS CROSS -1 ANGUS-LIMOUSIN CROSS -2 REGISTERED ANGUS All Ready to go to Work PRASRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Ik. 293 GARY JENSEN IOCS, DAIRY CATTLE nnd CALVES Market hoys dressed weight lo Il0g5 1C.00 to 20.00; light weancrs 9.HO o 14.00; feeders under 100 Ibs. 23.00 lo 28.00; feeders over 100 bs. 20.00 lo 30.00; bred sows and gilts 07.00 lo 125.00; baby calves (10.00 to 84.00; light bee'i .ype calves 122.00 to 170.00. Macleod Livestock FORT MACLEOD -There were 680 head of cattle on offer fit the Fort Macleod Auction Market this week. Trading was steady on all classes with an increased de- mand on grass weight steers nnd heifers. SLAUGHTER HOGS ASSEMBLED AND SOLD Daily FEEDER HOGS nnd BABY CALF SALE Every Monday at p.m. EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS it Facilities For Feeding and Loading Hogs CONSIGN Alt YOU" LIVESTOCK TO to B W I SHI H V -tins IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY Alberta Stockyards Phone 327-0101-Res. 328-3986 P.O. BOX 5S 1-1-7 LETHBRIDGE Ed French 328-3986 Ken Miller 750-6607 Magrnth Lou DeJngor 327-9548 C.W. Henninger Dem Klasson 345-4353 LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGENTS ORDER BUYERS EXPORTERS PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally located In ihe canfro of a largs cattln Feeding and Hog firming Country HOG Calf, Feeder and FAT CATTLE Every Wednesday 1 p.m. 400 HEAD HIGHLIGHTED BY 20 MEAD OF COWS WITH CALVES AT FOOT 50 YEARLING STEERS From Ono Owner Service! available Trucking "k Branding Vaccinaling Order Buying if Government Veterinary A" Foodinn Pens Dairy Cattle Sale ovfry Saturday at 1 p.m. SPECIAL-10 BABY CALVES MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY JIM or JOE JURIS For Information nnd lisllnni conlac! pitture uunn Auction Mnrkcl Picluro Bullc, Aim. Auction mnrknt locnlod 16 miloi north of Lolhbmln.0 Highway 75 Phonn 732-4400 Picluro nulln Choice slecrs 37.00 lo 37.70; to low choice heifers 33.00 to 33.GO; good COW'S 26.00 to 2ii.5u; medium 23.DO to 25.75; good bologna bulls 27.00 to 30.00. Good steers (850 to pounds) 38.50 lo 40.50; fleshy (C50 lo 700 pounds) 39.00 to 42.00; fleshy (450 lo 600 pounds) 44.00 lo 4D.OO. Green (400 lo 500 pounds) In- cluding bulls 47.00 lo 49.00; one load 453-pound bulls 51.40. Good short keep heifers 33.00 lo 34.00; fleshy (500 to 650 pounds) 34.50 lo 36.00; green (550 lo 750 pounds) 36.00 lo 37.50; green (400 to 500 pounds) 39.00 to M.50. women KINGSTON, Ont. (CP) Five Doukhobor women prison- ers who for months had been on a self-imposed protest fast at Kingston's prison for women, have been released and flown lo Lbeir homes in British Colum- bia, it was learned today. Their release for medical rea- sons on Lhe order of Lhe commis- sioner of penitentiaries cams Thursday. Their transfer from prison lo Canadian Forces Base Trenton, where an aircraft waited lo fly them lo Vancou- ver, was carried out swiftly. In a story by reporter Shel- dom MacNeil, The Whig-Stand- ard says three of the women had Lo be carried lo wailing ve- hicles. The other Lwo walked wilh assistance. The women, members of the radical Sons of Freedom sect, were released on unlbnited tem- porary leaves of alisence and technically remain in custody of the penitentiary service. They arc: Mary Malakoff, 59, of Foil Al- berni, B.C., serving six years and months for arson and parole violations, Mary Astafor- off, 57, serving five years and 81-: months for arson; Tina Zmaeff, 47, and Vera Poznick- off, 52, both serving three years for arson; and Polly Cbernoff. serving six years for arson. All are from Krestova. The two Marys and Mrs. Zmaeff were convicted in the burning of a house owned by John Verigin, orthodox Doukho- bor leader, in Grand Forks, B.C., in 1970. They have claimed they were injustly con- victed. The other women, convicted in a laler crime of arson, admit- ted their guilt. All the women fasted Inter- mittently after their arrival here in 1970 and 1971 and at limes were forcibly fed. They have eaten regularly for Lhe last week, it was learned. KATIE IRON MISSING BEIRUT (Reuter) A price- less ikon has disappeared from the Kaftoun monastery in north Lebanon, Greek Orthodox bish- opric sources say. Missing since Sunday, the Ikon was said to date back to the 12th century. It is painted on bcth side representing the Virgin and cliild and (he other the baptism of Christ. THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET WEANERS-FEEDERS SOWS BOARS SELL j., at 1 p.m. ALSO DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP SPECIAL FOR TUESDAY, MAY 30th 100 BEEF-TYPE YOUNG CALVES Market Hogs Shipped Daily FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday -1 p.m. 600-HEAD-600 SPECIAL 3 Brown Swiss Yearling Bulls MANYBERRIES RESEARCH SUB-STATION FIELD DAY and BULL SALE SAL, JUNE 3 at 1 p.m. at MANYBERRIES SUB-STATION 15 PERFORMANCE TESTED REGISTERED HEREFORD and ANGUS BULLS SPECIAL REPLACEMENT HEIFER SALE WED., JUNE 14th 1 P.M. 500 YEARLING HEIFERS HEREFORD-ANGUS nnd CROSSBRED? ANNUAL EQUIPMENT AUCTION June 21st 10 A.M. TRUCKS TRACTORS FEEDLOT IRRIGATION-TILLAGE and FARM EQUIPMENT LIST YOUR EQUIPMENT EARLY ADVERTISING DEADtIN! SATURDAY, JUNE 3rd AUCTION MARKET LTD. located In Tho Hub OF Soulhorn Alborlci'i Livestock Intluitiy 3 Miln Eait of Lolhbridgo on Highway 3 nnd Mile South BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 ;