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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE U1HBRIDGE ttERAVD Solurday, Odoter 38, 1972 New ambassador presents papers TOKYO (AT) Clinrles John Small, now Canadian ambassa- dor lo mainland China, pre- sented his credentials today lo Chu Tell, chairman or (he standing comrailtcc of Hie Na- tional People's Congress in Pe- king, tho Ilsinlnia news agency reported. Hsinlnui, lii a broadcast monitored in Tokyo, gave no explanation why Small did not present his credentials to Tung Pi-vii, who has been as acting president of China and lias been performing duties requii-ed of his such post. Tung. 8G, made Ins last public appearance on Oct. 11 when he received the new Dutch am- bassador to China. LKADINO IMPOHTlCn Some foreign cars n month enter the port of Ball! more, making it (he world's leading auto importer. THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET 300 TO 500 HOGS SELL TUES., at 1 p.m. ALSO DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES-SHEEP SPECIAL 100 FEEDER HOGS FROM ONE OWNER INCLUDED IN TUESDAY'S SAIE EWE AND LAMB SALE 100 Ewe lambs 20 Yearling Ewes 30 Aged Ewes SPECIAL FOR TUESDAY, OCT. 31st 100 LIGHT BEEF AND DAIRY TYPE CALVES Ifessfi- weighing 150 lo 400 Ibs. Market Hogs Shipped Daily SPECIAL RANCHER CALF SALES WED., NOV. 1st 1 P.M. AT i P.M. and every Wed. in Nov. Dec. aOO CALVES FROM BLOOD BAND RANCH 100 CALVES FROM BERNARD McDONNELl YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 p.m. 800 HEAD 800 INCLUDING: 45 PREGNANCY EXAMINED HEIFERS FROM NOBLE FARMS Livestock market report Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday lo Friday 711 caltlc; 700 calves; 211 lambs. SUMMARY Hutchcr cattle prices strong to 1.00 higher. Replacement cat- tle steady to strong. Trade strong and active. Good ami ctioice butcher slcers meeting keen demand, prices 50 lo 1.00 higher. Good and choice butcher heifers also meeting good demand, prices strong to 25 or more higher. All classes of cows sell readily, prices strong to 25 higher. Bulls steady. Medium and good feeder steers meeting very good de- mand, prices 1.00 to 2.00 high- Stock steer and heifer calves 2.00 or more higher, from local, Easicra and Ameri- can buyers. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Choice steers 34.00 to 34.BO, good 32.00 to 33.00. Choice Ivilers W 1" W poixt .11.00 to iV. Good cows 1V> 75 In '.VTi. medium In 25.00 IMIMUM-S and cutters ;o.W lo ;j.iV. Good luills lo '.'7 50. l-ATll.K r.ilws '.'M -UX1 Ibs 49.00 i KI fiviV; slivr calves 1 ev.MU- bivOxts soiling It Good fiviVT sUvre over 7s> YiMrliHj! stivvs lo TlXI Ibs Ibs. 35.50 lo 41.SO; poixl fivxior 4UV slm-s 700 steers nuclei- 750 Ibs. -11.00 [n -UVW to 4J.IX1; plain qual good feeder hoifers and short keep steers 3J.W In ss.OO: bcifoa- calves 2SO 40i His. 40.00 lo 47.00; heifer calves 5M Ibs. 35.00 to 40.25 heifer calves over 500 Ibs, 35.fK to 33.00: plain quality hoifc calves 30.00 to M.OO: heifers GOO 600 35.00 lo 37.40 plainer quality heifers 30.00 t 1st ANNUAL CANADIAN WELSH BLACK CATTLE SOCIETY FALL ROUNDUP SALE 3 AT p.m. 8 PURE BRED BULLS V PUREBRED FEMALES 2 BRED BLOOD HEIFERS 40 >a BLOOD HEIFER CALVES 120 BRED HEIFERS AND COWS Majority of caHle will be tested for export EXOTIC BRED FEMALE SALE Saturday, Nov. 4 at p.m. 300 cows various breecli, Bret) to Chianina, Sim menial, Maine Anjou, Limousin Blonde D'Aquilaine. BRED HEIFER and STOCK COW SALE FRI., NOV. 10th AT 1 P.M. ALL CATTLE PREGNANCY TESTED TO to Dale Include: George Tempi el on 110 Hereford heifcri Joe oulman 140 Hereford heiferi Doug Darch 60 Hereford heileil Sharpies Ranch................ 45 Hereford heileri Jim Raez 30 mixed hciferi Peler Schuld 20 mixed heiferi Bruce Smith 90 Hereford heilen Hygrade Livestolk......300 Mixed and heiferi John Jahosz 60 mixed heiferi Jerry Paradise 50 mixed heiferi Harvey Dejong 25 Hereford heiferi Big Sky Callle Co.......150 mixed cowl and heiferi Albert Noble............ 70 mixed cowl and heiferi Roy ConrarJ rlerfefcirtl heifers Gordon Burton 30 mixed cowl Louil Balog 30 mixed heiferi Jerry Reli 30 Hereford heiferi Grain prices WINNIPEG prices closed at least fractionally high- er in a generally light trade Friday on the Winnipeg Com- modity Exchange. Vancouver rapeseed prices showed the strongest gains as light offerings met a fair vol- ume of commercial buying. Oats and barley also showed gains of as much as hvo cenls followed B buoyant pattern for feed grains on the Chicago mar- ket. Rye prices moved fractional- ly in a light commission house trade. At the close, flax was Vt lower to higher, Vancouver rape- seed to 3'i higher, Thunder Bay rapcseed '.'a to Hi higher, oats to two cent-, higher, barley Vt In higher and rye V: higher to unchanged. Volume of trade Thursday consisted of bushels of flax, bushels of Van- couver rapesecci, of Thunder Bay rapeseed and 000 of rye. Export wheat prices at Thun- der Bay all were unchanged, Friday (basis lo 38.00. Good stock slcer calves un- der 400 Ibs. 50.00 to 60.00: good stock steer calves over 400 Ibs. 45.00 to 52.75: good stock heif- er calves under -100 Ibs. 41.00 to 4G.OO; good stock heifer calves over 400 Ibs. 38.00 to 44.00. HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold (Ms week at the Yards (o base price. Wcancr and feeder hogs steady. Weaners 15.00 to 26.00. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. 26.00 to 37.25. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 32.00 to 50.00 all prices per head. Lighl feeders sold from 39.25 to 45.25 per hundredweight. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 20.75 to 30.25 per hundredweight. Bred sows and gilts to per head. Good lambs 24.00. Taber Livestock TABER On offer this week were 19G5 head of livestock con- sisting of L702 head of cattle and 263 hogs. Trade was strong and aclive on all classes. There were no good to choice butcher steers on offer. Fair to medium butcher steers sold 50 cents stronger. Fair to medium butcher heifers 25 cents strong- er. Cows were up 50 cents. Bulls steady. Feeder steers and heif- ers a little stronger. Steer calves up 50 cents. Heifer calves gained Hogs were iji short supply and sold steady Good to choice butcher steers non offered; fair to medium 32.50 lo 33.70. Good to choice butcher heif ers, none offered; fair to med ium, 31.25 to 32.60; stock cows and bred heifers, to good cows, 26.00 to 27.60; fair to medium, 34.00 to Grain quotes High Flax Oct 346-ls Ncv 3-lOVs Dec 317 May 325% Low Close M6Vi 337% 340'i 316% Slfi'.i Itapeseed Vancouver Nov 292 'A 289Ta 29J7s ijan 288-li 287'A 1 llnr 28214 2793i Jim 270 276 Icapcsced Thunder Bay 25.75. Oct Nov 258 Dec 255 May 26-1% Oals Oct BM'i Dec B65i May Jly Flarley Oct 124 Dec May Jly Rye Oct Dec May Jlv 127% 128 Ik 257% 264 87H 124 124 I2Cii 127 122% 127% 257% 258 255 264'.'. 87', i 12414 127% 128 123 123V4 128% 128'i Bulls, 26.50 to 33.60. Good yearling feeder heifers, over 800 pounds, 39.00 to 41.70; fair to medium, 36.00 to 38.75. Good yearling feeder heifers, 3S.OO to 37.70; fair lo medium, 34.50 to 35.75. Good steer calves over 450 pounds, 49.00 to 52 25; fair to medium, 46.00 to 48.75. Good heifer calve, under 400 pounds, 42.00 to 45.00; fair to medium, ever 400 pounds, 38.00 to 41.50. Butcher hogs, 36.20; sows, 25.75 dressed weight; wcaner hogs, lo 20.00. Perlich Livestock There were head of livestock sold this week at Per- lich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included head of cattle and 842 hogs and sheep. The market on all class- es of livestock continues ac- live. Price quotations as fol- lows SLAUGHTEn CATTLE Choice sleers none on offer; choice heifers 3.3.00 to 33.30; t'ood cows 25.00 to 26.00; med- ium cows 23.00 to 25.00; canners and cutters to 22.00; bologna hulls 27.00 to 29.00. 35.00; feeder cows 23.00 li 28.00; bred cow's and heifer 260.00 to 330.00. HOGS AND DAIRY CATTLE Market hogs, weight, 3G.OO to 37.35; good, weancrs to 20.25; light weaners 11.00 to 14.00; feeders over 100 Ibs. 32.25 to 50.00; bred sows and gilts 56.00 to 120.00; baby calves G7.50; dairy cows 2JO.OO to 550.00; light beef and dairy type calves 95.00 lo 175.00. SHEEP Fat lambs 24.00 to 25.00; feed- er lambs 24.50 lo 23.10; youni; ewes 20.00 to 30.00; medium ewes 13.00 to old ewes 2.00 to 12.00; good rams 40.00 to 87.50. Picture Butte Tliis week at the Picture Bulte Auction Market livestock sold steady with a good aclive market from local buyers and eastern orders. Medium cows sold 24.50 to 26; canners and cullers, 19 to 24; butcher bulls 33.50. Replacement cattle: good steer calves, 300 to 450 Ibs., 40 to 52; medium. 45 to 49; lighter kinds up lo 56; steers 450 to 550 Ibs., 46 to 51; medium 45 to 40. Steers 700 lo 900 Ibs., 36.50 lo 600 to BOO Ibs., 38 to 45. HoLstein steers, B50 to BIX) His., 36 to 40; lighter kinds to 43; good heifer calves, 350 lo 430 Ibs., 40 to 43.50; medium 36 to 40; lighter kinds lo 45; heifers 450 to 550 Ibs., 37.50 to 42; yearling heifers, 600 to Ibs., 35.50 to 38.25; medium 33 to 36. Hogs: Good weaners, 16 lo 20.50; light weaners, 12.50 to 16.50; light feeders under 100 Ibs., 20 to 30; feeders over 100 Ibs., 30 to 37.50; bred gilts 60 to 85; baby calves, 51 to 92.50; calves 90 lo 177.50; milk cows 305 to 510. Holiol warned about labor legislation KDMONTON Labor Minister Deri llohol received a letter loday warning him it would be unwise lo implement legislation Hint would end open- shop of subsidiaries to parent companies. The loiter was soul by Dr. .luck president of the Alberta (Vnslrudion Labor Kolulion.s Association, who said such would increase al- ivndy inllatkuinrr housing Din-ins; recent hearings into possible revisions ol Ihc Alber- a Uilior Act, Dr. llohol said the ;ovivriuueiit would consider leg- .slalion (o prevent companies TOIU incorporating open-shop (non-union) subsidiaries lo slay competitive. However, Dr. McFelridge his association's sup- poil lo construction trade un- ions if the tactic of opening non- union subsidiaries was used simply lo subvert certification requirements ol the Labor Act. Rail abandonment damages wanted Hunting bag limits stressed Fish and wildlife officials arc urging hunters to read Ihe sum mary lo game hunting regula lions in the pamphlet seclioi for upland game bird bag lim s lo prevent over-quota hunl The rules state that Oct 1 o 31 inclusive, hunters are per Titled to take one female phea ant per clay and must not hav more than Ihree female phea! mts in their possession at an jne time. From Nov. 1 to Dec. 9, him ers are allowed five cock plie 's any one day and posses sion of 15 cock pheasants onl; PICTURE PASTURE SALE MONDAY, OCTOBER 30th AT 1 P.M. ALBERTA HEREFORD CENTRE INNISFA1L, ALBERTA A select group of replacement femafes and Herd Bui] prospeds, 26 HEIFER CALVES TOPS FROM THE HERD BRED YEARLINGS-BRED TWO YEAR OLDS 2 COWS AND CALVES HERD BULL PROSPECTS in the consignment of 9 bull calves and 9 yearling bulls TERMS Of SALE CASH BLACKLOCK AUCTSON SERVICE LOUIS LATIMER President Phone 226-249) JOHN HAY Secretary Phono 227-5246 EDMONTON (CP) Alberta wants Ottawa to establish two million funds lo assist Al- bertans if rail service lo rural c o in in u nilics is abandoned, Agriculture Minister Hugh Homer said Friday. Dr. Homer made the com- nl in an interview outside e legislature where rail aban- mincnt had been discussed irlter in the day. He said he told federal Jus- co Minister Otlo Lang sevcra1 ceks ago that Alberta would ant million for construct- road; lo communities of ccted by abandonment. Anolh r million would he needed assist communities and busi essmen hurt by closure o: ural rail service. Karlier, he (old the legisla ire that substantial amounts money would be needed fo; lighways and to look afte ardships created if CP It a i ml Canadian National Itai vays reduced service as ha een proposed. He was replying to a que.s ion by Gordon Taylor (SC Drumheller) who said Ihc rai vays' proposal could soun 'the death knell" for man mailer centres. Mr. Taylor asked whether Ih Alterta government had adop ed a "tough" altitude in ni golialions with Ottawa. We want a substanti: amount of money in a fund I ensure that people aren't hurt, Dr. Homer replied. "We want to make sure ou farmers are not going to charged additional costs wi regard lo transportation of the grain and Ihese arc the pre: ises on which our negotialio are taking place." Mr. Taylor also asked for slatus report on the province dealings with Ottawa over prr posed reductions in the numb grain elevators in the west. 'A reyort has come out show- g a very drastic reduction by 30. from some elevators he saill. Dr. Homer said the Provin- al Grain Commission has been aviug regular monthly talks ith the Canada Grains Coun- 1 in Winnipeg which is doing (ollow-up study to the report icntioncd by Mr. Taylor. But, the minister said, "there asn't been any definitive pol- cy out of these discussions." Quota acres amendments extended WINNIPEG (CP) The Ca- .adian Wheat Board announced Friday that the deadline for r o d u c e r s lo amend their nssigned quola acres for tho 072-73 season has been extend- ed to Nov. 17 from Oct. 30 be- cause of extraordinary harvest- ing conditions in some areas. To be eligible for this general ciuotn acreage change, pro- ducers must not have made a previous general acreage change in the present crop year. Grain deliveries made this year are considered when amendment applications are re- ceived and producers cannot switch acres if it results in nn ovo-delivery position. Specially markets are treal- ed separately and producers may make changes In crops up lo May 31, 1973. Ottawa Livestock OTTAWA (CP) The num- ber of livestock sold at Can- ada's 10 public stockyards from Monday to Thursday this week rose to up from last week and from the corresponding week a year ago. The agriculture departmen reported Friday that the slaughter catlle market was active for choice steers and heifers, thus crealing lugher prices. Good cows, on Ihe oUiei hand, came under pressur price KDMONTON (CD Weekly ;g and poullry report issued by Iho federal agriculture de- pi! rtmcnt: To producers: A large 45; A medium 42; A small H25; C'C; cracks 15. To retailers: A large .57; A medium M; A small 36-37; B 4M3; cracks 31-33. To consumers (in A largo SO; A medium 50; A small 3833 Poullry: To producers: Live No. 1 chicken broilers, 23 r, and over, 27; 5 and under fi, 23; Fowl unrlor 4, 4-fi; Inrkcy under 12, 27 12 lo 20; over 18, 26 'A. Live No. 2 chicken broi' ers, ID; R nnd over, 23, 5 and under 6, 20; turkey under 12 24 12 to 18, 20; over 18, 24 COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION FALL SALES SCHEDULE MONDAY, Ocr. 30rh at p.m. P1NCHER STATION 5AUS YARD, PINCHER STATION CALF SALE 750-HEAD-750 Including lislings from TOMMY HAMMOND 85 head BILL HLADY 50 head FRANK SKEH1KA 70 head WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1st at p.m. PINCHER STATION SAIES YARD, PINCHER STATION REGULAR RUN OF FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE THURSDAY, Nov. 2 and FRIDAY, Nov. 3rd STOCK COW SALE AND CAIF SALE N.B. THESE SAIES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED MONDAY, Nov. 6th at p.m. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD, PINCHER STATION CAIF SALE TUESDAY, Nov. 7th af p.m. CRANBROOK SALES YARD, CRANBROOK, B.C. STOCK COW SALE 350 TO 400 HEAD ON OFFER of which 1BO HEAD ARE COMPLETE DISPERSIONS OF HERDS WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8th at p.m. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD, PINCHER STATION REGULAR MIXED CATTLE SALE FOR INFORMATION AND LISTINGS CONTACT Community Auction Sales Assn. Ltd. "Opcrallng Livestock Auctions Sinco 1939" ED GROSS DON FITZPATRICK Res. 627-2285 Res. 627-4083 Office 627-3466 Yard 627-3660 PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY AT A.M. HOGS SELL AT 11 A.M. SPECIAL Mon.r Oct. 30lh 500 lo 600 Hcnd DUB lo Hie tremendous response lo our Special Sales Ihrough (lie heavy fall runs rn Ihe rinll, wer at Prairie livestock lid. have let tha following dales to help nur customer! decide on which day Ihcy wuuld choos? lo sell Ihcjr slocV. We would also remind yoj lhal ALL SALES WILL BEGIN AT 1! A.M. SATURDAY, OCT. 28 Special Calf Salo On offer 1000 MIXED CALVES SATURDAY, NOV. 4 Special Calf Sale SATURDAY, NOV. 11 Special Calf Sale THURSDAY, NOV. 16 Stock Cow and Bred Heifer Sale SATURDAY, NOV. 1 8 Special Calf Stile SATURDAY, NOV. 25 Special Calf Sale SATURDAY, DEC. 2 Special Calf Sole SATURDAY, DEC. 9 Special Calf Sale THURSDAY, DEC. 21 Stock Cow and Bred Hoifer Sale THURSDAY, JAN. IS Cow cind Bred Heifer PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARITON 5o'" Lie. 293 GARY JENSEN ;