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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, September 15, 1973 1 Livestock reports hill Lethbridge Sales Monday to Friday 140 cattle. 391 calves 2.049 hogs. 776 lambs SUMMARY classes ot slaughter cat- tle meeting good demand Medium and good stocker and teeder cattle meeting good demand SLAUGHTER CATTLE Steers Al and 47 60- 4860. Heiters- Al and A2 45-47 90. Cows Dl and D2 36 80 to 38 70 D3-34-36. 04-32-34. Bulls 41 80 to 4520 REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good heavy teeder steers over 850 ibs 48 30 55 50. good teeder steers 47 to 56 60, good teedei heiters 45-48. good stock steer calves over 300 His good stock steer calvis under 300 Ibs 62-70 stock heifer calves 46 to 25 good stock cows 34 50 to 38 90 HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge Yards 57 65- 61 40 base price All classes of and feeder hogs meeting onlv tair demand with puces on a moderate decline Weaners 17-27 Light teedei s under 100 Ibs 3235- 36 25 Heavy teeders 100-130 Ibs 4225-4825 Heavy feeders over 130 Ibs 48 75-50 all prices per head Light teeders under 100 Ibs sold from 37 50-51 cwt teeders over 100 Ibs sold from 33 to 4025 per cwt One bred sow sold at 171 Boars 101-120 per head Good lambs-30-32 prices EDMONTON (CP) Week- ly egg and poultry report issued b> the federal agriculture department Eggs To producers A large 67. A medium 65. A small 46. B 44 C 10 cracks 24 To retailers A large 79. A medium 77. A small 58-62 To consumers (in cartons) A Urge 79-88. A medium 77-86. small 65-66 Poultry To producers live No 1 chicken-broilers. 36. 6 and over 39'j. 5 and under 6. 34. turkev under 12.43. 12 to 18, 46, over 18 45 Live No 2 chicken. 6 and over. 5 and under 6. 31. tuikej un- der 12. 40. 12 to 18.43. over 18. 43 Perlich There were head of livestock sold this week at Perlich Bros Auction Market Ltd Receipts included 838 cattle. 578 hogs and 16 sheep Market was steadv to strong on all classes of feeder cattle Pi ice quotations as follows SLAUGHTER CATTLE A4 steers 46 to 47 50' Cl cows 36 to 38 20 Dl and D2 cows 33 to 3575, D4 29 to 32 50 Bologna bulls 41 to 42 90 REPLACEMENT CATTLE Steer calves 250-400 Ibs 70 to 76. 400-500 Ibs 60 to 67. over 500 Ibs. 55 to 60. holstem steer calves 5275 to 5825. feeder steeis under 800 Ibs 56 to 61 10. over 800 Sbs 46 to 50 25. holstem shortkeep steers 42 to 47.50. heifer calves 250-400 Ibs 60 to 68 50. 400-500 Ibs 54 to 60, over 500 Ibs 48 to 54, feeder heifers 47 to 53 25 HOGS DAIRY CATTLE Market hogs, dressed weight 57 05 to 61 05: good weancrs 1850 to 2950. light weaners 11 50 to 18 feeders under 100 Ibs 30 to 37, over 100 Ibs 41 to 63. bred sows and gilts 135 to 165. slaughter boars 140 to 180. baby calves to 122 50, light calves to 135 COST OF LIVING UP WIESBADEN. West Ger- many iAP. The West German cost-of-living index was 148 1 m midAugust. up 7.2 per cent from a year earlier, the federal statistics office reports The index is based on the 1962 level equalling 100 At mid-August, the index of West German retail prices was up 6 7 per cent from a year earlier. THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET 300 to 500 HOGS SELL Tues., at 1 p.m. ALSO COWS CALVES SPECIAL 8 top quality young Holstein milk cows fresh or due shortly from one owner _____ Market Hogs Shipped Daily YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE and CALVES Thursday -1 p.m. 800 HEAD 800 h i is OTTAWA Id') Conser- vative James Gillies spent M4 279 to win his Toronto Don Valle> riding in last fall's federal election That is the largest amount spent by any successful candidate in the Oct 30 vote By contrast. Gilles Caouette. son ot Social Credit leader Real Caouette. spent to win his Quebec tiding ot Charlevoix It was the first election tor both can- didates Although Mr Gilles spent more than any other winner, he was well below the highest over-all total Conser- vative Steve Roman spent moi e than 000 in his un- successiul bid to unseat Liberal Barnett Danson in the Ontario riding ot York Noi th Gateway purchases air firm KDM O NTON C P Gateway Aviation Ltd of Ed- monton has purchased four aiictait and the Inuvik. N T facilities oi Trans North Tuibo Air lor an un- specified amount The sale is subject to approval ol the Canadian Transport Commission Doug Rae. manager of flight operations lor Gateway. savs the additional aircraft will be used to expand the company's charter i lights in the north and its services to the mining and oil industries, and govern- ment departments Gatevvav now operates from C a 1 g a r Edmonton. N T and Fort Smith T Trans North operates air- plane and helicopter services iioin Whitehorse. Y T and is to continue helicopter service trom other facilities in Inuvik Gold I'll In res WINNIPEG (CP) Gold futures, U S funds. Winnipeg Commodity Exchange close Fndav Oct 73 101 25A. Jan 74 104 50 Apr 74 107 75B. Jly 74 110 75B Oct 74 11375B Thursday's volume Forty- eight contracts BOOST JAPAN SALES DETROIT (AP) Chrysler International SA, a subsidiary ot Chrysler Corp., and Mitsu- bishi Motor Sales have signed an agreement aimed at broad- ening Chrysler sales in Japan Under the new agreement. Plymouth, Chrysler and Impe- rial cars will be sold in Japan by selected dealers of a sub- sidiary of Mitsubishi Motors Corp CONSIGN NOW! GIGANTIC EQUIPMENT AUCTION Saturday, September 22nd at 10 a.m. For lurther information con- tact TONY VIRGINILLO 345-4291 the AUCTION MARKET ALBERTA SHEEPMAN'S SHEEP SALE LAMBS RANGE EWES RAMS Including several Head Dispersions Wednesday, Sept. 26th at p.m. and Friday, October 19th at p.m. LIST EARLY ALL BREED REGISTERED AND GRADE HORSE SALE HORSE SALE Fri., Oct. 5 p.m. GRADE HORSES Fri., Oct. 5 p.m. REGISTERED HORSES Listing Dwdline Sut. 10 Oct. 6-10 a.m. GRADE HORSES Special 9 top quality young Holstein cowl froth or due ihortly one owner. PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Located m the Hub ot Southern Livestock Industry 3 miles east ot Lethbridge on Highway 3 and 'A mile south BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 Tobacco industry seeks safer cigarette product VANCOUVER (CP) The Canadian tobacco industry will do everything it can to produce a safer cigarette, says the president of Imperial Tobacco Products Ltd. But it wants "clear and clinical proof" linking certain substances in cigarette smoke to illness. Edmond Ricard told a tobacco distributors' convention here And the tobacco industry wants research to determine whether smokers will buy cigarettes, he said "We already have the technology to produce modified cigarettes." he told prices up Increased prices for meat, poultry and eggs at the beginning of August were major contributors to the 3.2 per cent boost in food costs Statistics Can- ada reports. The price index rose 5 2 to 168.7 in August from 163.5 in July. The index is based on 1961 prices equalling 100 Selenium use in rations of animals okayed JEFF CARRUTHERS OTTAW The lederal health department will allow the addition ol selenium, a highK toxic element, to the growing rations" oi certain animals to counteract increasingly widespread p i o b 1 e m s o 1 selenium deficiencies among livestock The United States is ex- pected to announce a similar within a matter of u eeks According to an Inlormation Letter being sent out to the veterinary drug and animal leed industries, the health piotection branch says it will allow the addition of 0 1 parts per million ol selenium to loeds given chickens tour weeks ol age and under, to glowing swine not over 125 pounds weight, and to preg- nant and nursing sows, of 0 2 ppm to turkeys not over eight weeks old other uses ol selenium will continue to be restricted under the Food and Drugs Act with selenium continuing to be classified as a drug in such circumstances D G Dale, acting direc- tor ol the veterinary medicine division said Tuesday that the change was allowed after HAT LIVESTOCK AUCTION CO. LTD. MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA annual grass FEEDER YEARLING SALE TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th at a.m. (Free coffee and donuts) FEATURING 250 head one owner dispersal consisting of 45 head of well bred good quality Hereford stock cows with calves at foot 35 selected bred Hereford yearling heifers 100 head of hqht open Hereford yearmg heifers 25 head of light Hereford steers Herd sires will be shown Plus regular run of mixed cattle FALL HORSE SALE Saturday, September 22nd, 12 noon For further information and listings PHONE 527-2148 or 527-2814_________ extensive laboratory studies in Canada and abroad had shown that using selenium in this general fashion would not result in an increase ol the highly-toxic element in meats or other tissues intended for human consumption continue to be reluc- tant to see selenium added to cinimdl feeds generally.' he added since there is a much smdller than-normal safety margin tor selenium added to leeds lor the three or fourfold, instead ot the more usual 10 fold safety tactoi. Young animals can die trom d selenium deficiency At the same time, the animals can die from too much selenium in their this case, as lit- tle as three or tour times what will he permitted in their leed The problem ot selenium deficiency in animals has only become prevalent during the last 10 years, especially in Kd.stern Canada Dr Dale said It is probably related, he sdid. to the increasing use ot coin t'-eds Corn, he said, is notoriously dehcient in sele- nium In a related instance. Canada continues to prohibit the addition of high levels of copper to animal feeds because we are not convinc- ed it is safe for the animals, let alone lor Dr Dale saiu riign levels of copper are believed to piomote growth ol animals REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY AT 11 A.M. Included in Mondays Sale 150 yearling heifers (open) from Lee Bros., Bow Island CHANGING SALE SCHEDULE REMEMBER Hog Sales will now be held on Wednesdays First Sale Wed Sept 19th at 1 00 p m Saturday, Oct. 6th SPECIAL CALF SALE Don I nr> content to accept one oiler at home consign your live- stock to us where you are guaranteed to have the Auction Ring ful of Buyers to bid on your product PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON Lie. 293 Sales Manager GARY JENSEN the National Association ot Tobacco and Confectionery Distributors can produce a cigarette in almost any varie- ty ot constituents only research will disclose whether they can be made acceptable to the smoker and whether thev will in tact beneiithim Mr Ricard said the Cana- dian Tobacco Manufacturers' Council has ofiered to collaborate with the federal health and welfare depart- ment on a two-part research prop-am. The first part would have as its aim development ot new Winnipeg grain types oi cigarettes low in sub- stances such as tar, or yielding a smoke ot "lower biological activity." The second part would attempt to find out how harm- ful smoking and why Mr. Ricard said the federal government, medical re- searchers and experts from the tobacco industry could collaborate in these studies. He declined to predict when an apparently safer cigarette might be introduced on the market He said low tar and nicotine brands introduced in the past have not been popular with smokers And it is now up to the government, he said, to decide whether it wants to co-operate the industry in research on this and other problems. heal crop harvesting nearly done CALGARY (CP) -About66 per cent ot the province's wheat crop and 71 per cent ot barley have been cut. says the Alberta Wheat Pool's weekly report. 31 per cent of the wheat. 30 per cent of the barley and 36 per cent oi the rapes'eed is in the bin The rye harvest is 85 per cent com- plete while 21 per cent of oats and 24 per cent of flax-seed have been threshed. crops except flaxseed show more harvest progress than one year ago." Yield estimates have declin- ed slightly due to frost and ram damage, said the report This year's wheat yield is estimated at 26 bushels an acre, barley. 39 bushels an acre. oats. 51 bushels, flax- seed. 14 bushels, rye, 19 bushels and rapeseed, 17 bushels Hog prices EDMONTON (CP) Clos- ing average prices provided by the Alberta Hog Producers marketing board Friday: Edmonton: 58.79, average Thursday, 61.21; Red Deer- 58.60, average Thursday, 60 75, Calgary: 58.49, average Thursday, 59.35, Lethbridge: nil, average Thursday, 61.21, Lloydminster: 58.45, average, 59 87, Fort Macleod: nil, average, 61 05. Total hog sales average 58.60. WINNIPEG (C P Trading continued fairly heavy at strong prices lor all iutures at the close ot trading on the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange Friday. Rapeseed prices were all at or near the maximum higher levels on active buying while tlax prices were up the 40 cent limit Oats and barley were more stable but still quite strong Rye opened at the maximum Bond prices higher TORONTO (CP) Prices on the Canadian bond market were generally higher in ac- tive trading this week The short end ot the market was up about 10 cents while mid and long term issues rose about one-quarter point Corporate issues remained generally unchanged International Bank Credit Analyst, edited by Storey. Boeckh and Associated of Montreal notes the possibility ot a strong rally in the bond market The factors leading to this iallv it teels. are a possible peak in short-term rates, strengthening North American currencies and a slowing ot business activity in North America that could have a psychological effect on bond prices On Wednesday, Bell Tele- phone floated a stock issue of preferred shares. The issue, selling at a share to yield 7% per cent, sold well, one dealer said British Columbia Telephone offered of nine- per cent debentures to mature Oct 1, 1997. The issue was priced at par to yield nine per cent and was reported by one dealer to be sold out Day-to-day money was available at 6'A per cent There was no trading on three- and six month federal treasury bi'.ls Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) Beef futures close Friday Sept-49.50A. 90A. Jan -51 OOB, Mar 51 OOB Thursday's volume Two contracts REPORT BIG LOSS NEW YORK (AP) New York Stock Exchange officials have told the Securities and Exchange Commission that exchange member firms had an enormous loss in August. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday The figure brings member firm losses since January to about million, compared with pre-tax income of 6 million for the same period in 1972. higher levels and remained there. Thursday's volume ol trade was 2698000 bushels of rye. 2.053.080 of rapeseed and 729.- 000 of flax High Low Close Flax Appointed lo grains institute WINNIPEG (CP) The Canadian International Grams Institute has announced the appointment ot E H Greene as director ot marketing and economics, and E J Bass as director ot technology. Mr Greene, who previously was president ot Cargill Gram Canada Ltd. oi Winnipeg, is a loimer member of the Win- nipeg Commodity Exchange's Board ol Governors Dr Bass was on the research stall ol International Multitoods ol Minneapolis at the time ot his appointment The Grains Institute was in- corporated last year as an instructional facility designed to maintain and enlarge markets tor Canadian grains and oilseeds gran commsson welcomed SASKATOON (CP) The National Farmers' Union welcomes the provincial government's announcement that it will establish a feed gram commission, president Rov Atkinson said here. In a press release, Mr. Atkinson said "a province has an obligation to protect the legitimate interests of its farmers when the federal government legislates powers to the Agricultural Products Board to buy grain at less than its value on the world market. 'Our organization believes in orderly marketing and we believe this whole mess could be straightened out by placing the marketing of all grain un- der the Canadian Wheat Board Footl firm's up EDMONTON (CP) Home and Pitfield Foods Ltd a sub- sidiary of M Loeb Ltd., has reported an increase in sales ot 156 per cent for the 16- week period ended July 21 The increase, to from during the sajnie period in 1972, was sparked by the acquisition last March ol Market Wholesale Grocery Co a California food distributor Aside trom the California business, sales were up 15 6 per cent and earnings up 25 6 per cent liny horses EDMONTON (CP) eight riding horses will be shipped Tuesday from Alberta to Osaka. Japan, says Peter Waitt, public relation5; manager for Japan Air Lines The horses, from Alberta ranches, have been purchased by the Nippon Pony Company in Osaka WANTED SCRAP IRON Now Paying More For All Types Of Scrap Metal Farm Industrial Anything Made of Ironl 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" PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally located in the centre of a large cattle feeding and hog raising country FEEDER CALF AND FAT CATTLE Wed., Sept. 19th Highlighted by. 400 HEAD 50 Holstein steers 700 Ibs. from B. G. Nolan and Sons Services Available Trucking Branding Vaccinating Order Buying Government Veterinary Feeding Pens HOG AND D Al RY CATTLE SALE every Saturday at 1 p.m. MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 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 milet north of Lelhbrldge on Highway 25 ;