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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Ottawa Weekly Livestock Report OTTAWA (CP) OalUe de- Saskatoon 38.25 to 39; Edmon- liveries at the 10 public stock yards front Monday to Thurs- day this week at head were about above the pre- vious week and slightly higher than in the corresponding week a year ago. Exports of beel cattle to the United States last week were 415 head, bringing the southward movement to date this year to sharply down from last year's during the same period. Following last week's holi- day-shortened trading session, cattle supplies at public mar- kets were sharply higher. Trading on all classes and grades of slaughter cattle con- tinued uneven both in price and demand. Steer prices var- ied from 75 cents higher to about lower for the week, and heifers from slightly high- er to about down. Cows met a good demand at prices varying from higher to lower, and bulls from steady to down. Feeder cattle and stock calves were scarce and mainly steady to higher. Veal calves were generally steady to higher. Hog and lamb prices were uneven throughout the week. Choice steers: Montreal 32.35 to 33.75; Toronto 33 to 34; Win- nipeg 32 to 32.50; Saskatoon 30.25 to 31.50; Edmonton 31.25 to 31.75; Calgary 31.75 to 32.80. Good heifers: Montreal 25.25 to 26.75; Toronto 30 to 31; Win- nipeg 28.50 to 29; Saskatoon 26.25 to 28; Edmonton 27.50 to 28; Calgary 28 to 28.75. Good cows: Montreal 23.50 to 25.50; Toronto 23.50 to 24.50; Winnipeg 24.50 to 25; Saskatoon 22.50 to 24; Edmonton 22.50 to 23.50; Calgary 23 to 24. Good feeder steers: Toronto 33 to 36; Winnipeg 31 to 36; Saskatoon 30 to 35.75; Edmon- ton 30 to 37; Calgary 30 to 36. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 39 to 46.50; Toronto 37 to 47; Winnipeg 45 to 50; ton 48 to 54. Good lambs: Toronto 45 to 55; Winnipeg 40 to 50; Saska- toon 28; Calgary 31.25. Basic hogs: Montreal 31; Toronto 32 to 33.80; Winnipeg 29.55 to 30.35; Saskatoon 28.40 to 28.80; Edmonton 28.80 to 31.10; Calgary 29.15 to 30.35. Portland Livestock PORTLAND (AP) Cattle and calves 860, compared 760 last week and a year ago; compared close of last week, slaughter and feeder classes steady to 50 higher, some young cows and slaughter hei- fers 50 to 1.00 up; vealers and slaughter calves uneven, steady to 2.00 higher Monday but lost upturn, closing steady. Slaughter steers, choice indi- viduals 850 to Ibs 29.50 to 31.25, good 900 to Ibs. 25.50 to 29.00; slaughter heifers, choke 27.75 to 29.75, good 24.50 to 27.50; slaughter cows, some standard and good from feed- lots 24.50 to 25.70. Hogs 250; compared close of ast week barrows and gilts mostly 50 lower, few lots No. 1-2 204 to 218 Ibs 25.40 to 25.90, closing 25.60 down; No. 2-3 184 to 225 Ibs 25.00 to 25.60; sows 15 per cent steady, No. 1-2 290 :o 430 Ibs. 21.00 to 22.35, No. 3 520 ibs 19.50; feeders, couple ols 161 to 188 Ibs 24.25 to 24.50 cwt. Sheep 325; compared close o ast week slaughter spring ambs 25 to 50 higher, othei classes scarce; slaughter spring lambs, bulk choice ant prime 94 to 108 Ibs 27.20 to 27.50. Bond Price; Supplied by Uohcrly Roadhousc and McCuaig Bro GOVEKNMENl OF CANADA BOND Bid Askcc 6 Apr. 1 Sep. 1 514% Oct. 1 Jly. 1 Sep. i 71 99.10 99. '72 95.00 95. '75 89.00 90.; '78 99.25 100.' '83 69.25 70.' Perp 3% Sep. 15 38.75 44. GOVERNMENT OF CANAQA IONDI Not. Rlwy. 5 May 15 Jan. 1 Ontario Ont Hy N.B. Nfld. N.S. BM i '77 81.75 '85 76.75 79.2, '88 81.75 84.2 '95 102.25 103.' '90 100.75 103.2, '74 94.75 97.2 '92 74.75 76.1 Quebec '74 93.75 96.2, Alberta '90 99.75 101 Man Hy 9 '90 101.25 102.7 Sask. 714% '88 82.75 85.2, Nfld. '90 100.25 101.7 AGT 8 '74 97.25 98.' Man Tel 8 '74 97.25 98.' Albitibi '87 78.75 81.2 Alta. Gas '81 80.25 82.7 Alumin. '73 88.75 91.2 Bank N.S. 7 Bel Tel 8 '87 "77 79.25 82.2 95.75 97.2, B.A. Oil '77 79.25 Cdn Brew 5 Cdn Chem 7 83.75 86.25 C.P.R. 5 '83 66.75 Cdn WN 5 68.75 71.2a Con Gas 5V2% '82 71.75 74.2o Domtar '87 74.75 77.2a T. Eaton 714% '87 82.25 8 G.M. Ac. 7 '86 '77.75 80.2. Husky Oil '87 74.75 BECOMES CITY The city of Hamilton, in On- tario, reached the status of a city in. 1846. STORE FOR RENT GOOD LOCATION ON Sth STREET SOUTH Suitable for shoe itort or wear store APPLYi Stan's Men's Wear 321 Sth St. S. BOOKSTORE FRANCHISE AVAILABLE An unusual opportunity to own your own business in the Marathon Develop- ment in the city of Lethbridge. Applicants would need approximate- ly cash, must absolutely be reput- able and conscientious, with managerial ability, and a desire to conduct an inter- esting business with a future. Reply Box No. 27 The lethbridge Herald or Telephone 242-4702 (403) Calgary Imp. Oil I.A.C. I.A.C. Loblaw 85.25 '88 82.75 '86 81.25 '84 76.75 79.25 '81 75.75 78.25 MacMil B '78 77.75 80.25 Norcent 6V4% '88 70.75 Shell Oil '77 79.75 Tor Dam 6 '87 71.75 74.25 Tor Dom 7 '87 80.75 83.25 Traders F '87 80.75 Tr. Can 5.85% '87 69.75 72.25 West A SV-% '88 65.75 68.25 Weston '87 73.75 76.25 eONVEHNtlES Con Gas '89 75.75 79.25 Dyn Ex 7 '82 74.75 85.25 Scurry 7V4% '88 69.75 75.25 Tr Cdn 5 '89 76.75 79.25 West C '88 74.75 80.25 CALLS CONFERENCE LIMA (AP) Peru invited all Latin American countries Friday to an Aug. 11-15 confer- ence aimed at supporting na- ;ional claims to sovereignty over 200 miles of coastal wa- :ers. Foreign Minister Edgardo Uereado, speaking to an assem- >ly of Latin American ambassa- dors, asked for a solid front against U.S.-Soviet efforts for setting a 12-irale ocean limit The conference is to be held in ;ima. PLAN TO ATTEND THESE SALES TUESDAY, JUNE 2nd-11 a.m. AT THE AUCTION MART REGULAR CATTLE SALE 750 HEAD 750 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE 10th ANNUAL SPRING HORSE SALE WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3rd-l p.m. SADDLE STOCK AND PLEASURE HORSES KIDS' PONIES ENTRY FEE S5.00 PLUS 5% COMMISSION LAST CHANCE SPRING BULL SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 19th-l p.m. AIL SALES CONDUCTED BY I FORT MACLEOD I DirDT AUCTION HUnLBUIll t SfllfS MflNflDIMiM H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker 2S3-W50I 1.ETHBRIDGE 328-6141 coins Phoo. 344-3822 Flabby Market Firms Up By ART JOHNSON Canadian 1'ress Stall Writer Canadian stock markets staged a spectacular display rollercoasler dips and rises this week, and ended the show with tire promise of the first firming trend of 1970.' Within the five-day trading period, movement of markets set records at opposite ex- tremes. For example, at the Toronto Stock Exchange, the industrial index Monday posted its sharp- est plunge on record. In one of the nsost contrary moves ever seen by analysts, the exchange's index thrust sharply upwards Thursday, posting the largest single-day gain in history. The analysts noted that ear- Ser demonstrations of strength [his year had petered out witEin wo days. This appeared to be the case Friday, when a general weaken- ng was trading. noticed in morning However, the upward thrust resumed Friday afternoon am markets closed with a stnng gain. The three-day rally was the longest and largest sustainec upward movement in 1970. Observers said the weakening Friday was caused by profit- taking, or the sale of shares for short-term gains made during the rally period. This activity has been the downfall of any previous rallies this year. There were some distinct dif- ferences between the most re- cent period of gain and the other abortive climbs. Most prior rallies began ei- ther late Thursday or Friday morning. They were caused by investors hoping to pick up at tergain prices stocks eroded by long period of decline. These rallies usually ended abruptly the following Monday morning. Analysts say there now is Livestock Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday, 415 cattle; 23 calves; hogs; lambs. Butcher cattle prices mostly .5-75 higher. Replacement cat tie 25-50 higher. Cattle market active. Good and choice buteher iteers met good demand, prices iO cents higher. Medium grades 50 or 'more higher. Good and toice butcher heifers 25 or more higher. Medium and good ows 50 to 75 higher, with heif- ry kinds topping 24. Bulls teady. Medium and good stocker and eeder steers meeting very ood demand from local buy- rs, prices 25 to 50 higher. LAUGHTERS Steers, choice 31.50 to 32.20; ood, 30.25 to 31.25; medium 28 i 30. Heifers, choice, 29.25 to 29.80; ood, 28.25 to 29; medium, 27 28. Bulls, good, 26 to 27. EPLACEMENTS Good stocker and feeder eers, 30.50 to 34; medium, 28 30. Good stock cows with calf at ?300 to ?335 per pair. OGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week O.B. Lethbridge 28.90 to 30.40 ase price. There were 611 utcher hogs sold for export is week, price converted 23.50 24.30 liveweight. Weaner and eeder hogs steady to 2.00 or ore per head lower. Weaners to 23.25. Light feeders nder 100 Ibs. 23.50 to 28.00. eavy feeders over 100 Ibs. .25 to 35.00 all prices per lad. Light feeders under 100 is. sold from 31.00 to 40.00 per undredweigbt. Heavy feeders er 100 Ibs. 22.00 to 28.00 per undredweight. Perlich Livestock There were 879 head of live- ock sold this week at Perlich KB. Auction Market Ltd. He- "ipis included 461 cattle 418 hogs. The cattle market was steady to 2.00 higher on some classes. Feeder cattle met a keen de- mand from local feeders and order buyers. Price quotations were as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE: Choice steers 31.50 to 32.10; medium 30 to 31.00. Good heif- ers 285.0 to Good cows 22.50 to 23.30; medium 21 to 22.00; caimers and cutters 18 to 20.50; Shelly kinds down to 13.00. Bulls 26.50 to 27.00. REPLACEMENT CATTLE: Feeder steers 800 to Ibs. 32 to 34.40; feeder steers 600 to 800 Ibs. 33 to 35.25; lightweigh stock steers 34 to 37.30. Medium quality steer calves 36 to 38.75 feeder heifers 600 to 800 Ibs 31 to 33.80; plain quality feeder heifers 28 to 30.00; heifer calves 35 to 35.25. Feeder cows 22 to 24.75. Cow and call pairs 300 to 320.00. HOGS and DAIRY CATTLE: The hog market was steady with a good demand from loca" hog buyers. Weaners 18 to 19.50; light weaners 15 to 17.50; light feeders 20 to 29.25 depend- ing on quality; feeders 100 to 140 Ibs. 29 to 35.00. Baby calves 50 to 87.00 depending on breed and quality. Good dairy cows 330 to 370.00. Taber Livestock TABER On offer at the Prairie Livestock Ltd. sale this week was 451 bead of livestock consisting of 307 cattle and 144 hogs. Trade was a little slower but holding good with last weeks close. Butcher cows steady. Stock cows down S10 to ?15 per head. Yearling steers and hei- fers steady. Steer and heifer calves steady. Baby calves steady to stronger. Weaner hogs down feeders steady. Good butcher cows: 22 to 23.20; fair to medium 19 to 21.90; stock cows 267.50 to 327.50. Good yearling feeder steers over 750 Ibs. 31.85 to 32.35; fair to medium feeder steers 29.00 to 31.50; good yearling feeder heifers over 750 Ibs. 28.80 to 29.00; fair to medium 26.85 to 28.50; good steer calves 500 to 600 Ibs. 38.50 to 39.40; fair to medium 36.50 to 38.25; good heifer calves 500 to 600 Ibs. 36.00 to 36.75; fair to me- dium 34.25 to 35.75; baby calves to 88. Weaner hogs: 14 to 21.50. DEADLY CRASH A huge meteorite exploded over Siberia on June 30, 1908, with a bang heard 600 miles away, and with a force times greater than the atomic bomb which devastated Hiro- shima. more confidence among inves- tors. INTEREST SHOWN Some brokers noticed that persons who had avoided mar- kets for most of the year were now showing interest. Volume picked up during the rally period. The number of shares traded Thursday was the largest since mid-January. This is a sharp contrast to other rallies when no significant change in volume was noted. Analysts are stall cautious about the permanence of the rally. Most agree that two or three more sessions of advance are necessary in order to determine the degree of confidence which prevails. One Toronto analyst said the trend appeared to indicate that markets are in the area of a new base. Statistically, on index at the Toronto Stock Exchange this week, industrials were up 2.84 to 154.21, western oils 7.60 to 130.70 and golds 9.54 to 143.66 Base metals were down .55 to 89.86. The industrial index made its largest gain on the week since the five-day period ending Feb 22. Volume increased to shares from last week Gauls outnumbered losses 44' to 378 with 179 issues un- changed. On the Montreal and Cana- dian exchanges, the composite index was up 1.33 to 150.30 Combined volume was shares compared with last week. Gains outnumbered losses 125 to 87 with 64 issues unchanged. Saturday, May 10, 1970 THE UtHMIBGE HIRAID 23 Blind Reject School Plan HAY AGENCIES LTD. IAN J. HAMILTON Branch Manager D L Hay, President of HAY AGENCIES LTD., College Mall, is jleased to announce that Ian iamilton has been appointed .ethbridge Branch Manager. Mr. Hamilton is fl native of ethbridge and was was agan he Real Estate business here for everal years. During the pas! our years he was in the Real and Land Development Business in Penticton, B.C. where a member of the Oka- Mainline Real Estate Joard and member of the 14 Aillion Club for M.L.S. Sales in of W Million Dollars, Mr. Hamilton has had many years ixperience in Real Estate Sales, .'roperty Management and Real istate Financing. He and his amily will be taking up resi- 'ence in their'new home in HAY AGENCIES LTD. Is located n the College Mall, Mayor Ma- irath Drive. Telephone 327-7077. AUCTIONEERS KENNETH C, MURLBURT DAVID K. McNAB LIC. NO. 274 LIC. NO. 670 UNRESERVED EQUIPMENT AND TRUCK AUCTION SALE Monday, June 15, 9 a.m. Sharp MST No limit! No reserve prices! Location: miles west of Edmonton, Alta. on Hi way No. 16 and mile south to auction site. conducted doorj. Alt equipment demonstrated. 36 acre auction site. Sale goes on rain or shine. Selling equipment for Zcller Const. Co. Medicine Hat (dispersal sale) and for A. H. Kerr Trans Ltd. and others. Mr. Nick Zeller is selling out by Drs. orders. Don't Mist This Auction! On Sale Will Trucks from tandems to tons Complete gravel crushing and washing plants and equipment ovnrhauled Crawler tractors OS's, D7E's, D6's, 17A's and others Tree farmers GraVel trailers Hiboys Oil field equip- ped trucks trailers Loaders 966 Hough H.O. track type draught loaders Shop tools and equipment Welders Backhoes 22B Dragline ft. of new lumber Tractors As new combine Compressors Sleam Jenny Cedar Rapids Commander crushing plant, completely overhauled Universal portable washing plant scrubber, top condition gal. tandem alumin- um tanker Mechanical feeder hopper 4 Barber green conveyors, complete 50x18" power units in conveyors Tool house Lowbeds Large water pumps Holiday trailers Winch beds, winches, office building, office equipment, etc. Grovel, winch and flat bed trucks Equipment coming in every day so we are unable to list it all at this time. For listing of equipment please write or phont, Do You Want to Call Us! Last Salt Sale arrangtd and conducted by: NASBY'S AUCTIONEERING (BONDED INDUSTRIAL AUCTIONEERS) Sox 690, Alberta Phont 4M-S744 SALESMAN SALESMAN We require two fulltime men with car. They must be self starters, ambitious and hard workers. Will pay top commissions to the right men. and over. Company benefits available. For resume write BOX 20 LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. SALE EVERY (MONDAY AT p.m. Let Us Take the Worry Out of Your Livestock Sales our contacts with professional order buyers, plus your early consignment, meant top prices for you! PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. (FOKMERLY HANDIIY-JINSEN LIVESTOCK LTD.) PHONE 223-3921, TAIER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: Salts Manager JOHNNY CHARITON GARY JENSEN Lie. 293 CALGARY (CP) Tte Al- berta division of the Canadian Council for the Blind opposed a proposal Uiat a school for the blind be built in Edmonton. Alice chairman of the education committee, told Uic annual meeting only 45 people in Alberta could use the school and she did not think the pro- ject would be worthwhile. The proposal for the school, as an addition to the school for the deaf, was made recently by the Edmonton Jaycettes in n brief to the provincial govern- ment. Alexander Gemell, chairman of the division's research com- mittee, said it would be point- less to build the school for the blind next to the one for the deaf. Hog Prices EDMONTON (CP) Closing hog prices Friday provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board: Edmonton: Quofed 28.75 to 28.80. Average 28.79. Bed Deer: Quoted 28.75 to 29.35. Average 29.35. Calgary: Quoted 28.7S to Average 28.97. Lethbridge: Quoted 28.85 to 29.00. Average 28.91. Lloydminster: Quoted 28.25. Average 28.25. Total hogs sold Aver- age 28.93. "There is too great a gap in communication b e t w e e n tho blind and the deaf for a com- bined school to be successful." LEO I. DAVIDSON Leo L. Davidson, manager of :armers and Merchants Trust aranch ai Lefhbridge returned recently from Toronto where he was among graduates receiving diplomas of completion of ihe ;our year course prescribed by he Trust Companies Association of Canada. The course is offered hrough Queen's University at Ongston and includes trust ac- counting, law and eslate plan- ning. Mr. Davidson with Edwin Timmermann, business devel- >pment officer for Formers and Merchants Trust at Red Deer, were only two Alberta grad- uates among XO from other parts of Canada who attended the iraduation ceremony. Southern Alberta Institute of Technology CALGARY, ALBERTA TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN Maintains telecommunications training, equipment per- taining to radio, carrier, microwave, subscribers equipment, step and crossbar switching mechanisms, etc. Assists in the design and modification of electronics equipment for Instruc- tional purposes, Applicants must have a diploma in Elec- tronics or Telecommunications or Journeyman staius with a telephone or telegraphy company. Salary to per annum and starting salary will depend upon experience. Competition No. 22 13-C-3. Closes June 12, 1970. Enquiries, and applications to: GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE Room 1101, John J. Bowlen Building 620 7th S.W. CALGARY 2, Alberta. THE STOCKMANS MARKET Join the many and ranchers who market their eottla in our modern facilities. HOG SALES EVERY TUESDAY P.M. WEANER AND FEEDER HOGS BROOD SOWS-BOARS BAKY CALVES-DAIRY COWS, tic. REGULAR CATTLE SALES EVERY THURS.-1 P.M. Stocker Feeder and Fat Cattle SPECIAL 7 DAIRY COWS STAR HAVEN FARM WRENTHAM SWINE PRODUCTION SALE Wed., June 3rd 1 p.m. 625 HEAD Including 25 BRED SOWS ond GILTS. La com be and York Cross, due to farrow shortly after dale. Bred to York or Hampshire boars. 600 WEANER and FEEDER HOGS (TOP QUALITY) including 100 eptn replacement gilts PURCHASE A TOP QUALITY BEEF AT THE FOREMOST 4-H SALE 50 CALVES Fri., June p.m. FOREMOST, ALBERTA SOUTHERN ALBERTA'S 3rd ANNUAL LARGE UNRESERVED CONSIGNMENT AUCTION Of FARM EQUIPMENT TRUCKS, TRACTORS, TILLAGE, HAYING, HARVEST, IRRIGATION and FEEDLOT EQUIPMENT. Saturday, June 13th at 9 a.m. No Evlrything will ID highest bidder. Watch for complete listing in next week's Herald. This is a specially arranged and advertised unreserved consignment auction. Turn your equipment into INSTANT cash. Perlkh Bros. Auction Market Ltd. located in the hub of Southern Alberta's livestock in- duftry 3 of Lethbridgo on Highway 3 and a mite south. PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 BOX 1057, LETHMIDGE ;