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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE HERALD-Saturdiy, October Regina meat plant delayed iC'I'i A now !5urns Food Ltd plain in HoKina boon ileUiyod to allow the company to rivssess conditions surrounding tho project. president .J Child .innourK'ed Thursd.iy lie said in an interview that higher interest and construc- tion costs .ind an apparent la ck ol In eslock tor a sl.iughtenng upeialion are factors in the deLu liu r us a n ii on n cud in r'ebiu.irv. that Us HO- t IMI -old plant in Hegina would he closed because il was no longer profitable prce Following a public dispute Ix-lween the company and city olhcials. Hums announced it would build a new plant The (ompanv announced in .lulv (hat it has taken an op- tion on 25 acres in Kegina following receipt of an incen- tive grant from (lie federal government and would build a ?2 5 million plant employing mote than 200 pel sons llilti i i Clos- ing average prices bv the Hog Producers Market i nu Hoard average in brackets Kdmonlon 54 87 i 22 i Ked Deei 34 82 i. Calg.n 8H i :i4 78 l.cthbndge nil (54 651 I.lowl- ininsier nil i 54 70 i Koi t Macleod nil Total hog sjles 1 .8H7, au'iage 54 89 Total sows 15. age 75 WI.N.MI'KC ifl'i Cold lutuies I'S funds, Winnipeg CommodiU I'Achange Del 98 (X) V. .Jan 74 74 Jlv 74 lOti 74 110 00 Thursdav's VI con- n.icts Hi-c'f I'u I u res Live iCPl boot III lutes OOB Jan 50 50B. Mar r.l 1515. Ma% 52 OOB riuirsdiiy's volume Two conli.icts THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET I 300 to 500 HOGS SELL Tues., at 1 p.m. ALSO COWS CALVES SPECIAL FOR TUESDAY. OCTOBER 9 5 TOP QUALITY DAIRY COWS A1 Bred to Simmental I Market Hogs Shipped Daily SPECIAL RANCHER CALF SALE Wed.. Oct. 10th 1 p.m. 900 HEAD 900 YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE and CALVES Thursday 1 p.m. HEAD m ALBERTA SHEEPMAN'S SHEEP SALE LAMBS RANGE EWES RAMS Including Several Herd Dispersions FRI..OCT. 19th at 1 p.m. NEW BREEDS FEEDER CATTLE SALE Wed., October 24 Charolaia Simmental Maine Anjou Chlanlna Limousin, etc. featured in our Regular Call Sale WESTERN RANCHERS STOCK COW SALE Approi. Pregnant Examined Cows and Heileri in Each Sale FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 SPECIAL LISTING 10 Purebred Polled Bred 2 year old Hereford Heifers. Choice Anmety and Trumode Breeding Mike Schneyder Disptrsal ol Commercial Cows Brad Simnuntil year old Quality Angut Cowl Bred A-1 to Simm Bull Thor No. 927 Hereford Cows Bred A-1 to Simm Bull Thor No. 927 WESTERN CANADA NEW BREEDS FEMALE SALE Monday, Oct. a.m. Over 200 15 Brtd "j Simmcntil Hcitort Brtd Vi Anjou Htitori S V, limouiln Heifer 5 Va Limoutln Heifer SO Bred Llmoutin Helfert 14 V> Blende Heifer 20 Bred Welth Bleck 20 Open v, Welch Black 12 Gelbvieh Heifer Calvee SO Purebred Brown Swlie Bred lo Nuggel-Aron and tome to Chianlna. it an Outstanding ttl of Big Brown Swltt Cattlt. Thii Sale has hrcome recognized as Weslern Canndas Large Volume S.ili- ol Now' Breeds Cattlo to tho Progressive Stockmen PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Located in the Hub of Soulhtrn Alberta'i Llvetloek InduMry eatt of on Highway 3 and milt south BOX 10S7, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 Fish line Results of two weeks anchored in English Bay off Vancouver hang on lines like laundry aboard the Chinese wheat ship, Caspian Sea. Katherine Grimsey, wife of the chief engineer displays the tasty salted fish which will be eaten on the long voy- age back to China. 1973 wheat crop higher ASTRO Realty Ltd. SALESMAN for the month of JULY and AUGUST ALICE HAHN Alice was the winner of the Astro Realty Ltd July and August bales contest. Alice had the largest vol- ume of sales for those two nonths lot any of your estate needs call at 328-7748 OTTAWA i CPi This s wheat crop is expected to totyl 622 million bushels, up trom 333 3 million bushels last and above the average production ol fil4 2 million Statistics armdu leported Kndiiv the average vield is ex- pected to be 25 1 bushels an acte. up slightly trom last and live per cent higher Ih.in the 10-year average of 23 8 bushels While wheat production is expected to be up. both !hc- bai lev and rapeseed crops arc expected to lall short of last vear s harvest Barley production is estimated at 170 4 million bushels down liom 5184 million last vear. hut above the 10-vear average ol iill.i million bushels Rapeseed production is ex- pected to be 53 5 million bush- els down from 57 3 million last vear However, it will top the average !2 1 million bushels harvested between 1962-71 Oat. rve and flax crops, on the other hand, are all ex- pec ted to rise Oat production is estimated at 323 6 million bushels compared with 300 2 million last and a average ol 378 B million. The rve harvest is expected to vield 14 6 million bushels, up Irom 13 5 million last but down troin 15 4 million during the last 10 vears And Max production is expected lo REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY! AT 11 A.M. Special Calf Sale Saturday, October a.mJ REMEMBER... HOG SALES every WEDNESDAY We will he assembling Market Hogs lor the Marketing Board and sell Weaner and Feeder at p.m. NO HOGS WILL BE SOLD MONDAYS REGULAR CATTLE SALES WILL CONTINUE EVERY MONDAY Due to the Irtmtndout reiponte to our Special through the heavy lall runt in the patt, we, at Prairie Live- dock Ltd. have let the following datei to help our cuttomeri decide on which day they would to tell their livettock. Thursday, Oct. a.m. Stock Cow and Brad Heifar Sala Saturday. Oct. 20 ..................Spicial Call Sala Saturday. Oct. 27 ..................Special Call Sala Saturday. Nov. 3 ...................Spicial Call Sala Saturday. Nov. 10 .................Spacial Calf Sala Thursday. Nov. IS .......Stock Cow Brad Hallar Sala Saturday. Nov. 17 .................Spicial Call Sala Saturday. Nov. 24 .................Spacial Call Sala Saturday. Dae. 1 Spacial Calf Salt Saturday. OK. 8 ..................Spacial Calf Salt Thursday. Die. 20 .......Stock Cow Brad Haifir Sala ALL SPICIALSALBS WILL COMMINCI AT A.M. RiaULAM IVIRY MONDAY AT A.M. Don t content lo accept one offer at home consign your live- I stock to us where you are guaranteed to HHVP the Auction Ring (ul ol Ruycrs to bid on your product PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON Lie. Manager GARY JENSEN total 18 R million bushels, up Irom 17 6 million in 1972. hul down Irom the 2.'i.7 million avrtauu over the bst d'-catle The production forecasts an- based on a Sept 15 survov In correspondents working for the federal statistics bin can Kinal estimates are reported as in November Ol the total wheat crop. 550 million bushels is planled bread wheat, another o" million bushels is durum wheat used lor Mich things as macaroni and the remaining 15 million bushels is Ontario wheat planted last lall but hai vested this vear. In a .separate section of the report the bureau said cool wet weather in the northern and central parts 01 the Pi .lines has .sharply limited S e p t e m her harvesting opetations But harvesting was well ad- vanced in the southern Prairie districts where most of the country s gram is grown HARVEST MOVES ALONG The gram harvest was be- tween "jO and per cent fin- ished in Saskatchewan about per i ent done in Alberta and about 70 per cent com- pleled in Manitoba 75 pei cent of all M a r111 m e crops were harvested by mid-September with the exception ol potatoes which mature later in the vear Ontario and Quebec harvests have been held back In recent tains Both yield and have been hurt The buieau's lorecast production loi other, less ma- jor crops included estimates ol 92 ti million bushels of mix- ed gram, down from 104 3 million last vear. 1 6 million bushels of buckwheat, down liom 1 7 million last year, 1 HI! million bushels ol dry peas up Irom 1 59 million last v e a i 422 million hundredweight ol potatoes, down from 42 8 million last 2H 5 million tons ol hav. up from 2.'J 9 million tons last vear. 11 2 million tons ol loddei torn, up from 10 4 million tons last year and 958 HtK) tons ol sugar beets, down liom 1 07 million tons last Chicago grain CHICAGO 'AP) Agricul- tural commodity futures prices were relatively weak through most ol the session on the Hoard ol Trade Friday, hni Hosed on an irregular tone Trade was mixed at the opening and the close but in between it was largely in the hands ot local professionals Most ol the major pits were weak on the opening and within minutes wheat was down 15 cents, soybeans 10 cents and corn tour cents un- der .speculative selling and piolit-takmg by recent longs Al the close wheat futures were mixed December 4 7B corn was a shade higher. De- cember 2 46: oats also were a little higher. December 1 22'a and soybeans were mixed. No- vember 5 95 dram quotations Friday: Wheat Dec4.7fi. Mar 4.69: May 4 46. .Jul 3 83. Scp 3 82 Corn Dec 246. Mar 250. May 2.52'j. .lul 254'ii Scp 244. Dec 226: Mar 2.29. Oats Dec I 22'2. Mar 1 Mav 1 27'2. Jul 1.16'z. Winnipeg Livestock reports grain (irain quotes Friday (basis Lakehead) High Low Close Flax Oct 853 H29'i 844 Nov 838 813 824 Dec 820 789 801 May 816 788 801 Rapeseed Vancouver Nov 513 506 513 Jan 509 'h 499 506 Mar 505 493' 500 Jun 496 Rapeseed Thunder Bay Oft 500 496 Nov 496 489'j 495 Dec 475 463 'j 473 May 490 481 487 Oats Oct 148'- Dec 142 May 138' i 137'j 138'i 139'i Barley Oct 227 226'i 226'i Dec 227 224'2 227 May 225 226-' i 224'; Rye Oct 314 304'.: 313' 2 Dec 284 274 281 May 282 273 279 JK 274'2 Dividends By THE CANADIAN PRESS Dividends are quarterly un- less otherwise noted Alberta Gas Trunk Line Co Class A, cents 4-. per cent pfd scries C. SI 18'i 5-s per cent plcl.. series SI 34375. all payable Nov 15 record Nox 1 American Metal Climax nc 37' JL cents 11 S lunds. )cc 1. record Nov 12 series pfd., 31' i. U S funds. March 1. record Feb 11 Border Chemical Co Ltd 10 cents, semi-annual Nov 1. record Oct 15 Combined Engineered Products Ltd 10 pfd Series 27'j cents. Dec 1, i ccord Nov 2 Q Broadcasting Ltd class A live cents. N'ov 30. record Nov 15 Union Gas Ltd per cent pld Series A. 69 cents, six per cent pld series B. 75 cents both payable Dec 31 u-coid Dec 7 Perlich There wore head ol livestock sold this week at I'erlieh Bros Auction Market Ltd Receipts included 742 cattle and !i97 hogs. Cattle market was sharply higher with a strong demand lor classes of feeder and slaughter cattle. Receipts were light, prices generally to higher. One lot ol 42 light B.C. yearlings weighing 530 Ibs sold for SH4.30 Price quotations as follows SLAUGHTER CATTLE and cows 36 to cows 32 to 35 Bologna bulls 39 to 42 10 butcher bulls 43 to 45 REPLACEMENT CATTLE Steer calves (250-400 Ibs 63 to 70.50: steer calves (400-500 Ibs 00 to 67 Holstein steer calves 48 to 55. Feeder steers (under 800 Ibs 52 to 64 feeder steers (over 800 Ibs 47 25 to 52 Holstein and shortkcep steers 44 to 47 Heifer calves (250-400 Ibs 55 to 61. heifer calves (400-500 Ibs 50 to 56 75 Feeder heilers 46 to 52 with sales to 55 25 Feeder cows 35 to 40 10 HOGS, DAIRY CATTLE Market hogs (dress e d weight i 54 60 to 55 25 market hogs (live weight) 4275 to 43 20 Cood weaners 23 to 26 light weaners 13 50 1o 20 Feeders (under 100 Ibs t 29 to 3525. feeders (over 100 Ibs.) 39 to 62.50 Bred sows and gilts 125 to 157. Babv calves 80 to 115. light calves 127 to 185. Bred dairy heifers 330 to 440 Dany cows to 600 Bank plans Canadian subsidiary TORONTO (CPl Chase Manhattan Bank ol New York lias announced it plans to open n subsidiary operation in Canada to deal primarily in the medium-term money market President Willard Butcher said the bank's presence will be through CMB Holdings Ltd to start opeiations in Toronto hv December Initial capital will be several million dollars tie described the operation as bio.id based financial services company offering medium fcrm loans. dications and participations, financial counselling and oilier iclated services for iiu'diiim-to- large Canadian coi poi alions WANTED SCRAP IRON Now Paying More For All Types Of Scrap Metal Farm Industrial Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON TrucK Scales Magnel Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap is Our Business" PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally located in the centra ol a large cattle feeding and hog raising country RANCH CALVES Feeder and Fat Cattle Wed., Oct. 10th 400 HEAD All Classes of Cattle Services Available Trucking Branding Vaccinating Order Buying Government Veterinary Feeding Pens HOG AND DAIRY CATTLE SALE every Saturday at 1 p.m. MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY JIM or JOE JURIS For Information and Listings Contact Picture Butte Auction Market Picture Butle, Alberta Auction market located 16 milet north ol Lethbridge on Highway 25 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 2000 TONS OF CORN SILAGE FOR CUSTOM FEEDING Shipwheel Cattle Feeders Some of this corn silage still available for custom feeding today and Mk for Blike Holtmin, Manager Jack Schmidt, Cattle Foreman Phone 223-4333 Located 4 mllas north of on Highway 36 and Us S mllaa ;