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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE LETHBRIDCE HERAID Saturday, September II, 1971 Ottawa weekly lit-calock report (ionil feeder steers: Toronto Winnipeg 31-35; Saska- 31-35; Edmonton 30-36; I'alpnry SM3.GO. Ciond aril chuice veal calves: Montreal 42-47; Toronto 33-11; Edmonton 31- OTTAWA (CP) Cattle de- liveries from Tuesday (o Thurs- day Ihis week totalled ahoul 20.500 bead, about below the previous week and .VOW fewer L'lan in the corresponding holiday-shortened week a year! Winnipeg W-50; ago. i Exporls of beef cattle lo the! Good lambs: Toronto 26-20; United States last week were W i n n i p e g 20-23; Saskatoon slightly higher at 383 head a.id; 22.25; Edmonton 20-21.90; Cat there were no imports of gary 18-20. slaughter cattle during the: Basic hogs: Toronto 24.80- u-cck. 2fi.30; Winnipeg 23.G5-24.75; Sas- Therc was a lighter run of katoon 22.60-23.30; Edmonton catlle at public works because; 22.10-25.25; Calgary 22.23-22.80. of the shortened trading week. Demand was somewhat uneven, especially on all grades of steers which sold anywhere from an odd 25 cents higher to 50 cents lower for the week. Generally good demand pre- Lelhbrldge Livestock i Supplied by Canada Pepailmcnt of Agriculture) Sales Tuesday to Friday J15 railed on 'good quality heifers; cattle: S calves; hogs and cows and bulls at prices vary- MS lambs. higher. ing from steady lo SI Feeder cattle met a fairly good demand at steady to stronger prices. Veal calves were scarce and generally steady to 52 low- er. Hog prices varied slightly lower to higher for the week and good lambs from 51 higher to S2 lower. Choice steers: Montreal 33.50; Toronto 33-34; Winnipeg 32.50- 3.1.50; Saskatoon 31-32.25; Ed- monton 30.25-31; Calgary 30-25 31.40. Good heifers: Montreal 25.25- M.25; Toronto :3.50-29.50: Win- nipeg 27.50-29; Saskatoon 26.50-1 27.50; Edmonton 26-27: Calgary i 2C. 25-27.25. Good cows: Montreal 22.75- 24. Toronlc 22-23; Winnipeg 23.50-24.50; Saskatoon 21.50- 22.50: Edmonlon 21-22.25; Cal- i gary 22.50-23.70. Very light receipts due to ideal harvesting conditions. A few low choice butcher steers sold up (o 30.70. Good and choice butcher heifers sold in Ihe 211.50 to 27.90 range. Good cows sold as high as 23.50. Bulls wore around 1.00 high- er selling up lo M.50. A few me- dium to good heavy feeder steers sold up to 31. Butcher hogs sold this week FOB Ldhbridge 22.40 to 23.15 base price. There was no wean- cr and feeder sales Ihis week due lo the Labor Day holiday Monday. Good' lambs sold 20. LIKE SKYSCRAPER The Central news agency in Formosa says a tree has been found in the central part of the country which is as high as a 20-storey building. H'leredilk INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON 507A 7th STREET SOUTH NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET TUB., SEPT. 14th at a.m. 600-HEAD-600 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE THURS., SEPT. 16th at p.m. 1000 HEAD 1000 HIGHLIGHTED BY 150 2-YEAR OLD STEERS From Wallace Daly and Wesley Ranches, Granum 750 YEARLING STEERS From Jenesko Ranch, Cardston-Wesley Ranches, Ranch, Bragg Creek. For Information and Listings Contact 1 FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MASKET RIDE 'EM COWBOY The old wild, wesl adage applies here, but il's Cambodian slyle. The mount of a lad in Prey Nhay is more ornate than the American version, bul the reaction is universal. Scientists tossing barbs on human-or-mouse virus In the same Issue of Nature Is a report of line discovery of two virus-like particles in Hodgkin's disease cells at the Sloan-Kel- tering Institute for Cancer Re- search in New York. The Texas team has a paper coming up in one or the next few issues of Nature showing "important and powerful dis- tinctions" between the virus and a mouse virus, says j "great competition Dr. James Bowen of M. D. An derson. Kominowski loses battle to save arm quickly attacked by American scientists as "irresponsible." 500 YEARLINGS SELL AT MORE EXPECTED BY SALE TIME C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. Friday, Sept. 17th at p.m. INCLUDING 100 Yearling Steers and 100 Spayed Heifers FROM THE KNIGHT RANCH CONSIGN YOUR LIVESTOCK TO C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY Alberta Stockyards Phone 327-0101 Res. 328-3986 P.O. BOX SS 1-1-7 LETHBRIDGE Etl French 328-3986 Kon Milter 758-6607 Magrafh Lou DeJaficr 327-9548 C. W. Hennigcr 327-7354 LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGENTS ORDER BUYERS EXPORTERS By BRMN SLT.LIVAN NEW YORK (AP) A scien- tific controversy has erupted over a recent report by Texas scientists Uiat they had isolated a human cancer virus. Last July, a team of virus ex- perts at M. D. Anderson Hospi- tal and Tumor Institute in Hous- ton announced they had isolated a Type C virus from cells taken from a child with the cancer called Burkitt's lymphoma. The team was headed by Dr. Elizabeth S, Priori, and her ini- tials were used to name the virus Now, in the latest issue of the British scientic journal Nature, a group from the National Can- cer Institute of the United States has published a paper saving the virus is not a human virus, but a mouse virus. And the journal, in an unusual editorial, said the virus wrXNlFEG (CPi .lolin appeared to be "a red lien-ing." Kominowski, a 42-year-old wid- This editorial, in turn, waslmer who had his rignt arra ripped off three years ago in an industrial accident and then re-attached in a dramatic nine- hour operation, has lost the bat- tle for rehabilitation and had Ihe arm amputated. "It just got to the point where alt the trouble wasn't worth it anymore and we all decided that the arm should said Mr. Kominowski in an Inter- view. In what was described as a routine operation, the former mechanic's re-attached arm was amputated Aug. 17. The operation, carried out by Winnipeg orthopedic surgeon Dr. Percy Decter one of the doctors who re-attached the arm three years ago ended a struggle that began Jan. 27, 1968. Mr. Kominowski, a machine operator, got his arm caught in the drive belt of a tool-driv- ing machine and it was ripped off below tile elbow. A fire department rescue squad wrapped the severed arm in paper and took it lo hospital with Mr. Kominowski. In a nine hour operation that involved 15 doclors the arm was sewn back on. "I never got much out of the arm after it went back on and couldn't do much with my hand. The arm got inflamed and bothered me more as time went he said. Dr. Decter said the arm was finally amputaled because Mr. Kominowski's nerve supply to the lower arm and hand could riot be re-established. "The nerves were shredded In the area where the arm had been torn off." Dr. Declcr said surgeons In- volved in the operation, the second of its kind in Canadian medical history, did gain insights into this type o[ open, tion. We know that severed limbs can lw re-attached. know that it is reasonably simple to put n blorxl supply inln the iinn." be paid. Mr. Kominowj-lri ir- ?l.ill ing "diosi pains" in Ins ampij- taicd arm. "I can fcrl my hand, mv fin- gers, my knuckles and my rl- bow as if the arm had never been taken off be said. Mr. Kominowski is unemploy- ed now. but is looking for a sales job. Many of those involved in the debate have left Ihe United States for a leukemia confer- ence in Padua, Italy, where the discussion is expected to con- tinue. The chief ol the special vims program at the National Cancer Institute, Dr. John B. Moloney, says it is premature to say who is correct and adds that it all is Perlich Livestock There were head of live- stock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ijtd. Receipts included 549 cattle and H4 hbgs. The cattle rrarket was strong and active cm all classes. Choice steers 30.50 to 31.20; good steers 30 to 30.50; choice heifers 27.50 to 28; good heifers 26.70 to 27.50. Good butcher cows sold 22 50 23.60; medium cows 21 to 22.50; canners and cutters 17 M 20; bologna bulls 22 to 24.20. Light steer and heifer calves sold 100 to 137.50; good quality ranch steer calves 39 to 43; yearling steers 550 to 850 Ibs., 33.50 to 3S.40, odd sales higher on lightweights; holstein and short keep steers 29.50 to 32.CO; lightweight holstein steers un- der 600 Ibs., sold to 34.20; heif- er calves 32 to 35; good quality yearling ranch heifers 29.50 to 31. Market hogs sold at 22.55 lo 22.90 this week. Weaners traded steady and all classes of feed- er hogs traded stronger. Wean- ers 7 fo 9.25; plain quality wea- rers 2.75 to 6.50; feeders 18.25 to 24.25; sows with piglets 37.50 to 70; bred gilts and sows .10 to 47. Baby calves sold 50 (n 70 each. The finding was an- nounced by Dr. Priori and Dr. Leon Dmochowski. huad of vi- rology at M. D. Anderson. An associate said they worked for a year lo make sure the virus was not a contaminant of their tissue culture. i But Nalure observed: "It is hard to avoid the conclusion lhat the virus they have found is anything other than a con- laminant and a red herring." Bowen, who said he was not directly involved in the work at M. D. Anderson, termed this "capricious and unfounded com- ment; it just seems to be irre- sponsible lo me." Bowen also said it would be extremely difficult for the tissue culture to have been contami- nated with an animal virus. Record corn production WASHINGTON (AP) The United States agriculture de- portment estimated Friday 1971 corn production at a record bushels, 58 per cent more than last year's blight- damaged crop but one per cent less than forecast in August. The average yield per acre was put at (12 bushels, compared with H3 bushels estimated last month and 71.7 harvested last year. Although subject to revision in future monthly reports, the new estimate, based on Sept. 1 field conditions, improved prospects for a bumper corn output de- spite some recurrence of soutn- em leaf blight in major produc- tion areas. Last year, due largely to a rapid spread of the blight, corn prospects dropped from 4.8 bil- lion bushels forecast in July to a final harvest of 4.1 billion. If realized the September esti- mate will far exceed the pre- vious record of "4.76 billion bushels harvested in 1967. The crop reporting board said total livestock feed grain pro- duction this year, including com, oats, barley and sorghurrr, is estimated at 198 million Ions, up 24 per cent from last year. In August the feed grain esti- mate was 200 million tons. Last year the total output was 159 million. Oil seed production was indl- Mocleod Livestock FORT MACLEOD On of- fer 735 cattle. Market off 25 cents on slaughter cattle with steady prices on stockers. Five loads of Angus grass yearling steers sold 33.90 to 35.30. Choice steers sold 30.40 to cated at 42.2 million tons, up four per cent from 1970, and food grains 54 million Urns, up 17 per cent. The wheat crop was estimated at a record bushels, up two per cent from the Au- gust forecast and 111 per cent more than the 1970 output of 1.38 billion bushels. The pre- vious high was 1.57 billion bushels in 1MB. Average yield of all wheat was put at 33.0 bushels pet- acre compared with 33.1 indi- cated in August, the same as Uii 1970 harvested average. The wheat estimate included bushels of winter wheat, compared with the Au- gust forecast of bushels and production last year of bushels. surprises in final tally EDMONTON (CP) There were no surprises Thursday no surprises here 30.80; choice heifers, 27 lo I count, Alberta's Aug. 30 election were completed, although one defeat- ed Social Credit candidate had applied for a judicial recount. Election-night margins stood up under the final count and confirmed the defeat of Ray Ratzlaff, minister of industry and tourism in the Social Credit cabinet, in Three Hills. The Aug. 30 count had Mr. Ratzlaff 10 votes behind Con- servative Allan Warrack. The official tally reduced the defi- cit to eight voles to but still lelt Mr. Ratz- laff the loser. Defeated candidates have un- til Kept. 19 to apply for a re- Durum wheat was estimated at bushels, compared with in August production last year of 50.5 mil- lion. Spring wheat other than durum was e s t i ma ted at bushels, compared with the August estimate of and 1970 production of 209.9 million. Soybean production was esti- mated at a record bushels, co rr. p r e d with ind i c a t e d last month and pro- duced last year. The oats crop was estimated al bushels, compared with in August and 909.5 million produced in 1970. Barley production was fore- cast at bushels, com pared with in August and 410.4 million produced last year. The indicated production for other 1971 crops compared with the August estimate and 1970 output, respectively, included: Fall potatoes hun- dredweight; none and total p ota t o e s hundredweight; none and 27.80; good heifers, 26 lo 26.50; good cows, 22.50 to 23.75; me- dium cows, 21 to 22; canners, cutters, 16.75 to 18.50; good bulls, 24 to 24.80; medium bulls, 22.75 to 23.60. Good grained feeder steers sold 30 lo 32; good stocker steers, 34 to 36; good 570 Ib. steers 37.60, medium stocker steers, 32 to M Good steer calves sold 38 li 41; good feeder heifers, 26.50 to 27.50; good slock heifers, 29 The only candidate who so far has appealed the election re- sult is Social Credit's Neville Roper, who finished 18 votes behind Conservative Don Mc- Crimmon in Ponoka. Mr. Roper's appeal will be heard in district court in Wet- j askiwin Thursday, Sept. 16. Yes You Can FINISH HIGH SCHOOL with our modern, oll-ntw correspondence coun.l YOU CAN COMPLETE All LESSON: IN SPARE TIME AT HOME OR ON THE JOB. Cerlificale Awarded. Slu- denfs may take General Program or Universily En- trance. low monthly tuition- All books supplied. FREE bro- chure and data supplied immediately. NATIONAL COLLEGE 424 6th AVE. S.E., CAIOARY Name........Agt Address Phone AN ALL-CANADIAN COLLEGE Beef futures WINNIPEG CCP) Live bee: futures Friday: Open High Low Clost Sep 32.75 32.75 Nov 32.00B Jan 3I.45N Mar 30.50B COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION LTD. COMING SALES Regular Mixed Cattle Sale CRANBROOK, B.C. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15th AT P.M. 400 Fol and ftedtr CaHlt Mixed Cattle Sale Pincher Station WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 22nd AT A.M. Special Feeder Sale Pincher Station FRIDAY, SEPT. J4th AT P.M. 700 HEAD LISTED Including 200 head from Frnnk Marr, 200 hoad from Ed Mitchell, ISO h.ad from Andy 100 head from R. H. Bennett all from Twin Butle, Special Feeder Sale Pincher Station MONDAY, SEPT. 27th AT P.M. JOO HEAD 500 For Information and Listing! Contact Community Auction Sales Assn. Ltd. ED GROSS DON FITZPATRICK Rei. 627-2289 627-4083 Office 627-3466 Yard 627-3660 PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA I REGULAR CATTLE SALE Potato fiilures WINNIPEG (CP) Maritime potato futures Kriday: I Open HiHh law Close i N'ov 2.23N Mar 2.BDN Apr May Polish scientists say Ihoy hnvn developed an ami-syphilis I vaccine. MONDAYS at p.m. SPECIAL YEARLING SALE MONDAY, SEPT. 20th at p.m. PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON Lie. 293 Salqs Manngftr GARY JENSEN THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS from leading hog producer! TUES., at 1 p.m. WEANFRS FEEDERS SOWS BOARS DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP INCLUDED WITH THI Regular Hog Sale Tues., Sept. 14th SPECIAL Fat Lamb Sale Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 p.m. AN INVITATION TO WESTERN THOROUGHBRED HORSE SALE SAT., SEPT. 25th P.M. LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION SELLING HORSES OP PACING AGE YEARLINGS WEANLINGS BROOD MARES 5TALUONS ANNUAL FALL REGISTERED and GRADE HORSE SALE OCT. 1st and 2nd LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION EXPECTING 400 HORSES I.IST YOUR ENTRIES NOW Registered horse? listing close Saturday, Sept. 18, 1971 LISTINGS INVITED FOR INTERNATIONALLY ADVERTISED WESTERN CANADA'S EXOTIC BREEDS BRED FEMALE AND HALF BLOOD SALE Monday, Nov. 15th PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. locator! In Tho Hub Of Southern Alberla'i Livcilock Induilry 3 Mllci Eail Ol Lclhbriclno On Highway 3 And Mile South BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-395} ;