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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 24-THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD-Saturday, October Weekly livestock report Loth bridge 165 cattle. 1.717 calves. 2.343 hogs. 387 lambs. SUMMARY Butcher cattle prices lower. Replacement cattle steady to strong. Cattle market active. Slaughter steers opened or more lower on Wednesday, some of this loss regained on late week trading. Slaughter heifers or lower. All classes of cows under pressure, prices or more lower. Bulls generally steady. Medium and good stocker and feeder steers meeting good demand from local buyers at about steady price. Stock steer and heifer calves 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 Magnet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap is Our Business" For Lease Office space in modern new addition to Professional Lethbridge 7000 sq. ft. per floor Air conditioned; 2 PAHUUE CONSTRUCTION LTD. PHONE 327-6747 THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET WESTERN CANADA NEW BREEDS FEMALE SALE Monday, Oct. a.m. Over 200 Females 15 Bred Vz Simmental Heifers 6 Bred 'A Maine Anjou Heifers 5 Vt Limousin Heifer Calves 5 Vi Limousin Heifer Calves SO Bred Limousin Heifers 14 V: Blonde Heifer Calves 20 Bred Vi Welsh Black 20 Open 'A Welsh Black 12 Gelbvieh Heifer Calves 50 Purebred Brown Swiss Females Bred to Nugget-Aron and some to Chianina. This is an outstanding set of Big Brown Swiss Cattle. This Sale has become recognized as Western Canada's Large Volume Sale of New Breeds Cattle to the Progressive Stockmen 300 to 500 HOGS. SELL Tues., at 1 p.m. ALSO COWS CALVES LUMBER AUCTION TUES., OCT. 30th Following The Hog Sale BOARD FEET OF LUMBER Market Hogs Shipped Daily Live Weight and Dressed Basis Special Rancher Calf Sale Wed, Oct. 31st-1p.m. 2500 HEAD 700 from Blood Band Ranch, 200 from Kainai Cattle Co-op, 200 from Wolf Creek Colony, 80 from Raymond West Ranch. YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE and CALVES Thursday -1 p.m. 1000-HEAD-1000 WESTERN RANCHERS STOCK COW SALE ApproM. Pregnant Examined Cows and Heifers in Each Sale Friday, November 9th Listings Invited PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Located In the Hub of Southern Alberta's Livestock Industry 3 miles eatt of Lethbridge on Highway 3 and south BOX 1057, LETHBRIDQE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 meeting good demand from local and Eastern buyers, prices steady to strong, with wide variation between good and medium quality calves. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Steers Al and 2 42-44.10. Heifers Al and 2 42-43. Cows Dl and 2 33-34.50 D3 31-32.50: D4 28-30. Bulls. Good 40-42. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good feeder steers over 750 Ibs. 46-50. good feeders steers under 750 Ibs 50-54.50; good feeder heifers 45-51. good stock cows 32-36. Good stock steer calves over 400 Ibs 57.25-67.25, good stock steer calves under 400 Ibs 57.75-65.75: good stock heifer calves over 450 Ibs 50.25-56. good stock heifer calves under 450 Ibs 49.50- 53.75. Cranbrook CRANBROOK. B.C. (Special) This week's com- munity auction sales 1973 tally easily topped the million dollar mark, when 385 head of Charolais-crossand Herefords returned Year's total now stands at 3.787 head returning Prices were excellent for the various classes of feeders, and about 110 head were rail shipped to Ontario buyers, with the rest cattle-lining to Alberta Points of origin were Creston. Upper Columbia Valley, immediate Cranbrook area, and a few from South Country at Newgate. Good Charolais-cross yearl- ing steers 500 to 600 pounds went at 63 to 66 cents, and heifers 500 to 550 pounds at 57 to 60 cents. Straight Hereford yearling steers 400 to 450 pounds returned 65 to 68 cents and heifers 55 to 58. No calves were entered. Cranbrook Sales Point has inserted an extra sale Nov. 9 ot calves and yearlings. Next scheduled sale is Oct. 31, mix- ed animals and Nov. 6. stock cows. Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) Live beef futures close Friday. Nov 47.75A; Jan 52.60A; Mar 52.25A; May 52.50A. Thursday's volume: 13 contracts. Herald- Business Winnipeg grain WINNIPEG (CP) Buyers left the market and heavy sell- ing pressure pushed all oilseeds and rye prices down near maximum limits at the close of the Winnipeg Com- modity Exchange Friday. The active exporter and commercial buying interest disappeared after midsession and an hour of heavy pressure from commission house and local sellers pushed flax down 31 to 40 cents, rapeseed 16 to 22 cents and rye 17 to 20 cents. Oats and barley were also slightly weaker on selling pressure. Thursday's volume of trade was 1.590.000 bushels of rye, of flax and ot rapeseed. Closing prices: Flax: Oct. 40 lower 9.50A; Nov. 35 Dec. 31 lower 9.09A; May 34 lower 8.77'z. Rapeseed Vancouver: Nov. 20 lower 5.47; Jan. 20 lower 5.35laA; March 20 lower 5.23A; June 20 lower 5.15A. Rapeseed Thunder Bay Oct. 22 lower 4.70''4; Nov. 20 lower 4.72'jA: Dec. 16 lower 4.76A; May 16 Vi lower 4.87. Oats: Oct. unchanged 1.60: Dec. 1 lower 1.61 A; May higher July unchang- ed 1.33N. Barley: Oct. unchanged 2.26N: Dec. 2 lower 2.25A: May 3 lower July un- changed 2.20N. Rye: Oct. 20 lower 2.45A; Dec. lower May lower 2.38; July 18% lower 2.34''2 A. Chicago grain CHICAGO (AP) Farm commodity futures came un- der heavy selling on the Board of Trade' Friday. Wheat futures, after an ear- ly display of strength, fell the limit of 20 cents a bushel. Soy- beans lost 13 cents, corn six cents and oats three cents. Dollar value MONTREAL (CP) U.S. dollar in terms of Canadian funds closed Friday up 4-25 at Vz. Pound sterling was up 1-25 at 53-100. In New York, the Canadian dollar was down 4-25 at Pound sterling was down 7-20 at BRAZIL TRADE BOOMS RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazil's foreign trade in 1973 is predicted to reach an es- timated billion. The prediction was made by Benedito Moreira, an official of the Bank of Brazil. He add- ed that the total will rep- resent an increase of billion in comparison to last year's figures. Special Calf Sale! November 1st -11 a.m. On offer at HAT LIVESTOCK AUCTION CO. LTD. MEDICINE HAT Will be 1500 head consisting of 150 One Owner Pre- conditioned Calfs. 2 Loads of Simmental and Various Larger Loads of Good quality Ranch Calves. For further information phone 527-2148 or 527-2814 REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY 11A.M. Won., Oct. 29th1 500 HEAD Saturday, November 3rd a.m. SCC TO HEAD TOP QUALITY RANCH CALVES REMEMBER... HOG SALES every WEDNESDAY We will be assembling Market Hogs for the Marketing Board and sell Weaner and Feeder Hogs at p.m. NO HOGS WILL BE SOLD MONDAYS CONTINUE EVERY MONDAY REGULAR CATTLE SALES WILL Due to the tremendous response to our Special through the heavy fall runs in the past, we, at Prairie Live- stock Ltd. have set the following dates to help our customer, decide on which day they would choose to Mil their livestock. Thursday, Nov. 22nd at a.m. JOHN ENNS 6th Annual Production Sale 900 bred Heifers 800 to Ibs. With guest consignment from Rathead Farms, featuring 400 Charolais-crosi heifers, 400 Hereford heifers, and 100 Angus heifers. All bred to Angus Saturday. Nov. 10 .................Social Call Salt Thursday. Nov. 15 .......Stock Cow Bratf Hrtlir Sala Saturday. Nov. 17 Call Salt Saturday. Nov. 24 .................Spielal Call Salt Sat.rda.Dac. 1 Calf Sato Saturday Dae. 8 ..................SpMiil Call Salt Thursday. DM. 20 .......Slock Irrt HUhr Sato ALLSPICIAL8ALM WILL 60MMINCI AT IliOO A.M.R10ULAR SALU IVIHY MONDAY AT A.M. Don't be content to accept orle offer at home, consign your live- stock to us. where you are guaranteed to have the Auction Ring lull of Buyers to bid on your product PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT JOMNNYCHARLTON Soybean meal was down a ton and soybean oil fell some 75 points. Wheat futures rose some 13 cents early on buying in- fluenced by some trade think- ing that farmers may not meet government acreage es- timates next year and may ac- tually plant less. After a period of profit-tak- ing, however, wheat futures retreated and all distant op- tions fell the limit with some 30 minutes of the session remaining. Soybeans, meal and oil also came under selling pressure generally in the form of hed- ging. However, new selling developed on the theory that hedging might increase with the end of harvesting rapidly approaching. At the close, wheat was 18 to 20 cents a bushel lower. December 4.45; soybeans were seven to 13 lower. November 5.57; corn was five to six lower. December 2.45, and oats were 2'A to three lower, December 1.22. Chicago grain quotes Friday: Wheat: Dec 4.45; Mar 4.34; May 4.16V2; Jul 3.72Vz; Sep 3.73. Corn: Dec 2.45; May 2.53V2; Jul 2.54; Sep 2.52; Dec 2.29; Mar 2.33. Oats: Dec 1.22; Mar 1.25; May 1.27'A; Jul 1.24. Pakistan wheat deal signed OTTAWA (CP) A million contract for almost nine million bushels of wheat has been signed with Pakistan, Otto Lang, minister responsible for the Canadian wheat board, announced Friday. "Deliveries will begin in November and will continue through next he said in a news release. "All shipments will be made from West Coast ports." Mr. Lang said Pakistan needs the wheat urgently because of recent flooding there. Hog prices EDMONTON (CP) Clos- ing average prices provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board with Thur- sday's average in brackets: Edmonton: 54.15, Red Deer: 53.95, Calgary: 53.92, Lethbridge: 53.85, Lloydminsiei'. 53.94, Fort Macleod: nil, Grande Prairie: nil, Fairview: nil, Total hog sales average 54.00. No sales of sows Friday. Egg prices EDMONTON (CP) Week- ly egg and poultry report issued by the federal agri- culture department: EGGS: To producers: A large 69; A medium 55; A small 50; B 51; C 10; cracks 28. To retailers: A large 79-81; A medium 76- 78; A small 64. To consumers (in A large 85-89; A medium 84-87; A small 67-70. POULTRY: To producers: Live No. 1 chicken broilers, 36; 6 and over, 39 Vz; 5 and under 6, 34. Fowl under Turkey -under 12, 46; 12 to 18, 47 'A; over 18, 45. Live No. 2 chicken 6 and over, 35Vz; 5 and under 6, 31. Turkey under 12, 43, 12 to 18, 44 Vi; over 18, 43. Saskatchewan grain shipments decline SASKATOON (CP) Shipments from Saskatchewan grain elevators between Aug. 1 and Oct. 17 were down 68 million bushels compared with the same period last year, says Saskatchewan Wheat Pool spokesman M. P. Bjornson. Shipments during the month period totalled 143 million bushels in 1972, com- pared with 75 million bushels this year. Mr. Bjornson, wheat pool director of the country elevator division, said in a telephone interview from Hegina that the drop in the amount of shipments is creating a serious congestion problem in the province's elevator system. "Shipments are just keeping pace with deliveries to the elevator. Stocks in our elevators have not gone down at all since Sept. 15, and there is still more than 50 per cent of the elevator system which is plugged." Spokesmen for Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways in Winnipeg say they are doing their best in view of the huge backlog of Dividends By THE CANADIAN PRESS Dividends are quarterly un- less otherwise noted. Bethlehem Copper Corp. Ltd., 15 cents, plus an extra of 10 cents, Dec. 17. record Dec. 1. British .Columbia .Telephone Co., 80 cents; per cent pfd., 4.84 per cent pFd., cents: 5% per cent pfd., 7.04 per cent pfd.. 44 cents, all payable Jan. 11. 1974. record Dec. 11, 1973: per cent pfd., six per cent pfd., both payable Feb. 1, 1974. record Jan. 11: per cent pfd.. 434 per cent pfd.. 1956 series, 5.15 per cent pfd., all payable Jan. 15, 1974, record Dec. 24, 1973; 6.80 per cent pfd.. cents, Dec. 15, record Nov. 23. Chrysler Corp., 35 cents. U.S. funds. Dec. 10, record Nov. 8. El Paso Natural Gas Co., 25 cents, U.S. funds, Dec. 17, record Nov. 13. Greb Industries Ltd., class B. six cents; class C, 5 1-10 cents, both payable Dec. 14. record Nov. 30. Massey-Ferguson Ltd., 20 cents, an increase of five cents. Dec. 21, record Nov. 19. Orchan Mines Ltd., 10 cents, interim, Dec. 17. record Nov. 16. Preston Mines Ltd., 35 cents, an increase of 21 cents, semiannual, Dec. 28, record Dec. 7. Provigo Inc., 7Vz cents, an increase of IVz cents, Jan. 4, 1974. record Dec. 14, 1973. other commodities to be mov- ed following the series of rotating strikes by non- operating railway employees last summer. A CP Rail spokesman conceded, however, the com- pany has not been able to fill all orders from the Canadian Wheat Board calling for grain movement. Dave Suderman, wheat board information officer, agreed. "We are not getting a suf- ficient number of railway cars in order to move grain out of the prairie region and into shipping he said in a telephone interview from Winnipeg Thursday. Canadian Wheat Board now has 13 million bushels of grain ready to ship at Thunder Bay and grain stocks in shipping position should normally be between 30 and 40 million bushels." DERME MACHINE SHOP A COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL MACHINE SHOP SERVICE (327-O821 232 12c STREET NORTH Upcoming Sales at Community Auction Wednesday, October 31st p.m. Feeder and Calf Sale Cranbrook Sales Yard Cranbrook, B.C. 500 to 600 Head FRIDAY, November 2nd p.m. Pincher Creek Cattle Breeder Association Special Selected Female Stock Cow and Bred Heifer Sale Pincher Station Sales Yard 544 HEAD 544 Consigners Jenkins Ranch C. W (Bird) Jenkins Gail Bonertz Zoratti Ranches Ken McDowell Dale Adamson Larrv Bonertz June Taylor Bill Cyr Robert Koehn Jack Walper Mc- laughlin Bros Yagos Ranching Dilatush Ranch (Ed Schmidt) George Reimer plus others TUESDAY, November 6th p.m. Stock Cow Show Cranbrook Sales Yard Cranbrook, B.C. WEDNESDAY, November 7th p.m. Mixed Cattle and Stock Cow Sale Pincher Station Sales Yard FRIDAY, November 9th p.m. Calf and Yearling Sale 600 Head Listed to Date Cranbrook Sales Yard Cranbrook, B.C. Ed Gross Sec. Treasure Res. 627-2285 Doug Buchanan President Res. 627-2379 Gerald Thompson Auctioneer A Fieldman Res. 627-4278 Bill Bradford Cranbrook Res. 422-3390 Community Auction Sales Assn. Ltd. Pincher Creek "Your Pioneer Alberta Livestock Auction Market' Office 627-3466 Yard 627-3660 PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally located in the centre of a large cattle feeding and hog raising country RANCH CALVES sHE Feeder and Fat Cattle Wed Oot 31st Mixed Cattle SPECIAL CALF SALES At p.m. TUBS.. Oct. 30th Tuts.. Nov. 6th Tues.. Nov. 13th TUBS.. Nov. 20th HOG AND DAIRY CATTLE SALE every Saturday at 1 p.m. MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY TUESDAY, OCT. 30th 1.000 HEAD Highlighted by... 200 calves from Weist Bros., Enchant 100 calves from Cameron Farms, Turin 100 calves from Peterson Ranches For Information and Listings Contact JIM or JOE JURIS Phone 732-4400 Picture Butte Picture Butte Auction Market Picture Butte, Alberta Auction market located 16 miles north ot 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 ;