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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, November 30, 1974 Reaction to budget lowers oil stock prices Tin- Herald Hv GORDON I.KUC.K HIE CANADIAN PKKSK Tin' ml industn s continued reaction ii ,'cdcijl budget proposals and an- MMirned (utbuiks in oil exports told I hi- sinrx on Canadian siock markets I hi1- I t'd Uc( lines m rnjjoi oil lefming, pipeline and western oil stocks, the Canadian market was lower for the fourth consecutive week 1'etroleum related issues started dioppmg almost two weeks ago, on Nov 18, the day of the federal budget The budget reaffirmed the government s intention not to allow I ryr I HE STOCKMAN'S MARKET Selected Blonde D'Aquitaine Sale Mon., Dec. 2, 1 p.m. 1 PUREBRED BULL West Intermingle. Birth: June 9, 1973. Sire: West Riddens Gentil. Dam: Fornarina. A Proven Semen Producer. 30 Bred Blood Hellers 30 Open Blood Hellers 12 Registered Brown Swiss Cows Bred Blonde 15 Recorded Charolais Cows Bred Blonde HOGS SELL Tues., at 1 p.m. 1 Dairy Cows Baby Calves Sheep Market Hogs Shipped Daily Live Weight and Dressed Basis SPECIAL RANCHERS1 CALF SALE Wed., Dec. p.m. EVERY WEDNESDAY IN DECEMBER TOP QUALITY RANCH CALVES YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE AND CALVES Thursday -1 p.m. YEARLINGS and MIXED CATTLE FEATURING: 40 top quality pregnancy tested Herelord Heifers bred to registered Angus Bulls. SOUTHERN ALBERTA MAINE ANJOU SALE FRIDAY. DEC. 6-1P.M. 100 MAINE ANJOU 20 Bred and open blood females 5 blood bulls 75 Bred and open Oilseed prices fluttered briefly after mid session but regained Uieir strength and closed with major gams Friday on the Win- nipeg Commodity Exchange Late trading also pushed Montreal corn up us much as 10 cents and rye up as much as cents The rest of the market remained near previous close kiels Thursday s volume of trade was 1.798.000 bushels of barley, 612.000 of feed wheat 550000 of rye. of oats. 32.1.000 of rapeseed, of flax and 60 000 of corn Closing prices Thunder Bay rapeseed Dec 20 cents higher 8 63 May 15 higher 8 78. July unchanged 8 45B Vancouver rapeseed Nov 20 higher 9 33B. Jan 14 higher 9 06 March 9V Oil Dollar value MONTREALICP) US dollar in terms of Canadian funds closed Friday up 1-25 at 39-50 Pound sterling was up 6-25 at 29 71-100 In New York, the Canadian dollar down 1-25 at Si 01 23-200 Pound sterling was up 3-20 at 11-20 Chicago markets CHICAGO (AP) Soybean futures advanced the limit of 20 cents a bushel again on the Board of Trade Friday It was the third straight session that soybeans had moved to the allowable limit On Wednesday, however, beans closed a shade under the limit after touching a high point earlier Strong gams were posted in soybean meal and oil. wheat, corn and oats One oats option, the nearby December, advanced the 6 cents limit The three commodities in the soy- bean complex were in very good de- mand on the opening, largely in a carryover from Wednesday Commer- cial interests were good supporters of soybeans meal and oil Meal and oil prices at the cash level showed some improvement and there were reports that American soybean supplies were tightening up These fac- tors combined to influence buyers. There were some expectations of im- proved exports and this was a factor in the buying of grain futures A demand developed late in the session in wheat and corn, after prices had turned mix- ed, and both pits improved steadily as shorts were forced to cover A Rome food meeting indicated that worldwide wheat production next year would be lower than 1974 and this was a buying factor in the pit At the close soybeans were 20 cents a bushel higher Jan Chicago wheat 2 to 5lz higher Dec 4 90'2. Gulf hard red wheat not traded, corn 2 to 6'z higher Dec 3 63'zand to6 higher Dec a5l4 to and Simpson's Sears A Vj to Among speculative issues, Silver Stack Mines rose one cent to 89 cents after trading shares VANCOUVER (CP) Prices were up Fridav in active trading on the Van couver Stock Exchange Volume was 3.083-198 shares On the industrials board. Block Bros rose 25 to on 10.600 shares lonarc was unchanged at 30 on 5 500 shares Doman Industries was un- changed at 50 on 4.200 shares Cana dian Javelin was down 25 at 50 on 3.500 shares First City was unchanged at 75 and Imperial Marine was un- changed at 08 Most active issue in the mines was Green Eagle, up 03 at 28 on a turnover of 1.005.800 shares Grandora was up 16 at 66 on 44.640 shares Sonesta was up 05 at 37 on 272 900 shares Gladiator was up 01 at 10 on 188.500 shares Skaistrose 28 and Con- solidated Beaumont was up 05 at 33 In the oils. Bison Petroleum was up 10 at 35 on 15 400 shares Seneca Developments was down 04 at 67 on 12 888 shares Galveston was up 03 at 50 on 8.400 shares August Petroleum was up 03 at 15 on 7 500 shares Plains Petroleum was un- changed at 09 and Richdale was un- changed at 10 Volume on the curb exchange was 1 148.442 shares Tapin Copper was down 05 at on 583.740 shares Trevlac was up 04 at 63 on 126 000 shares Host Ventures rose 03Vj at 34'j on 67 000 Mark V was up 01 at 29 on 55 400 Amber Resources rose 03 to 12 and Rimrock was up 17 at 70 NEW YORK CAP) American investors spent more time digesting Thanksgiving dinner than they did buy- ing and selling stocks, Friday, and the market drifted aimlessly through one of the quietest sessions in recent jears The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 0 63 at 618 66 Among Canadian issiles on the NYSE. Mclntyre rose to Canadian Pacific to S13H and Hiram Walker to S35'2 International Nickel gained h> to close at and Alcan Dome Mines was down to Campbell Red Lake was unchanged at Seagrams at Hudson Bay at and Massey Ferguson at Gold prices LONDON (API Closing gold prices Friday in U S dollars per ounce 25 66 48 Zunch-184 9 Hong Kong-180 88 883 per kilo MacLEAN LIVESTOCK LTD. PROVIDES YOU WITH LARGE SHIPMENTS OF FEEDER CATTLE FROM THESE AREAS IN WESTERN CANADA IF YOU CAN USE HEALTHY HIGH GAINING CATTLE EMPLOY US TO BEEF UP YOUR PROFITS PHONE Mac MacLEAN 732-4211 BOX 419 PICTURE BUTTE TONY Lie 010292 AHaGasTr Alran BCFor BCTel Bell Tel Bell "i'Sc'- CV Int 1 muse; Gulf in Pr Pipe '90 9 92 6 74 9 '90 9 '91 8 '90 9 9V" '90 9 INDUSTRIALS Livestock Perlich OTTAWA ICP) Receipts of slaughter cuttle and calves at nine public stockyards this week totalled down from the previous week, the agriculture department said Friday Feeder cattle and calves totalled down 2.900 Sheep and lambs totalled 3.375 up A moderate to good demand prevailed in Toronto throughout the week for Al and A2 steers and heifers, resulting in generally steady prices with Al and A2 steers closing higher under strong trading and D2 cows declined under dull trading, closing steady to higher of the earlier loss under strong trading Vealer calf prices opened lower under dull trading and then declined by an additional 52 to for the light supplies on hand Al and A2 steer prices in the west were generally lower Saskatoon and Edmonton sold steady under moderate trading Winnipeg declined by to J3, closing steady under moderate trade Calgarv declined bv in early part of the week, then gained 50 cents to of the earlier loss Al and A2 heifer prices in most centres were generally steady under a moderate demand with Saskatoon opening 50 cents lower PRICES STEADY Al and A2 cow prices were steady to higher in Winnipeg, with Calgary declining by under moderate early trading Saskatoon was selling at steady prices, while Edmonton closed 50 higher under moderate trading A good demand for feeder cattle and calves continued in Toronto, resulting in steady prices for all classes In the west feeder steers 750 pounds and heifers 550 pounds were generally steady under moderate to active trading with feeder steers over 750 pounds opening lower at Saskatoon and Calgary closing higher Heifers over 550 pounds opened lower in Edmonton with ajl other centres steady Steer calves 401 to 575 pounds at Ed- monton declined by in early week, then increased an additional of the early decline while all other centres sold at steady prices under moderate to active trading Heifer calves 401 to 550 pounds in Calgarv opened higher Edmonton losing then regaining of the initial loss to close at steady prices with Winnipeg and Saskatoon keeping steady prices under active trading A good demand for good lambs prevailed in Toronto with steady- prices under active trading HOG PRICES HIGHER Index 100 hog prices advanced SI 55 in Toronto throughout the week, open- ed 75 higher in Winnipeg, then lost SI 10 of the initial gain by midweek. Saskatoon advanced throughout the week, closing 60 cents higher Calgary opened five cents lower to five cents higher to close 40 cents higher and closed 20 cents higher in Edmonton Slaughter cattle. Steers A-l and A-2 Calgary 48-50. Edmonton 45-48, Saska- toon 45-48 Winnipeg 4649. Toronto 51- 54 Heifers A 1 and A-2 Calgary 42-4.1. Edmonton 37-4075. Saskatoon 39- 41 75 Toronto 43-45 D-l and D-2 cows Calgary 16-19 50, Edmonton 14-17. Saskatoon 1550-18. Winnipeg 17-19. Toronto 16-19. Montreal 18-21 75 Slaughter calves, good and choice veal Toronto 35. 45. Montreal 50-60 Feeder steers over 750 pounds. Calgarv 36-16. Edmonton 37-4250- Saskatoon 30-41. Winnipeg 36-41. Toronto 42-45 Feeder steer calves 401-575 pounds Calgary 36-44. Edmonton 34-42. Saska- toon 28-44. Winnipeg 3640 Toronto 38- 48 Good lambs Calgary 37-38. Ed- monton 30-35 Saskatoon 3450-35. Toronto 47-54 Index 100 hogs dressed Calgary 5215-5340, Edmonton 52.10-5325. Saskatoon 5230-5265. Winnipeg 5225- 5365 Toronto 5725-5840. Montreal 57 30-57 59 Bonds GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS Oct 9860 9 Jul 1 78 101 75 10 Sept 79 7 Sept 7000 7 Spl5 Perp 37 00 3 Apr 175 9975 9 Jul 10000 10 PROV PROVINCIAL GUARANTEED BONDS 8V, '90 9000 7 "88 7900 9 '94 91 00 9V 8 ATTENTION MILK PRODUCERS! SPECIAL DAIRY SALE Thursday, Dec. 5th at p.m. to 3 year old holstein heifers fresh and coming fresh; heifers expected by Sale Time. These heifers are selected from the top dairy herds in the U.S.A. and carry a complete bill of health. Dairy to attend this special sale as these cattle are exceptionally good quality and outstanding conformation. 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