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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 1HB LETHBRIDOE HERAID Salurdoy, September 16, 1972------ Livestock market report Ottawa Livestock OTTAWA (CP) Receipts of cattle at the nine public stock- yards from J ton d ay to Thurs- day tliis week totalled approx- imately 31.522 head. more than last week and abovo the same week in 1971. Eastern deliveries totalled and western deliveries Increased offerings coupled with a stable demand produced an active market with steady choice steer prices and firmer choice heifer prices. Good cows were steady with replacement cattle holding firm hog prices were up in all cen- tres. Choice steers: Montreal 37- 25; Toronto 35 to 3C; Winnipeg 33 to 34; Saskatoon to 33- 60, Edmonton 32 to 32.50; Cat gary 32 to 33.80. Choice heifers: Montreal 30 to 32.25; Toronto 33 to 34 Win- nipeg 32 to 32.50; Saskatoon 30- 50 to 31.23; Edmonton 30 to 31; Calgary 30 lo 31.50. Good cows: Montreal 26.50 to 28.50; Toronto 28.50 to 32.50; Winnipeg 26.50 to 27.50; Saska- toon 25 lo 25.50; Edmonton 24 to 24.75; Calgary 25 to 26. Good feeder steers: Toronto SS to 44; Winnipeg 35 to 42; Saskatoon 34 to 41 Edmonton1 34 to 44; Calgary 32.50 lo 41. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 50 lo 57.50; Toronto 38 lo 48; Winnipeg 48 to 53; Ed- monton 38 to 40. Good lambs: Montreal 28; Toronto 28 to 30; Winnipeg 23 to 25; Saskatoon 20 lo 25; Ed- monton 23 to 25; Calgary 22 to 23. Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday 375 cattle; 50 calves; hogs; 308 lambs. Butcher cattle prices strong 25 cents or more higher. Re- placement cattle 1.00 lo 2.00 higher. Trade active. Good and choice butcher steers meeting very good de- mand, at strong. prices. Good and choice butcher heifers also meeting good demand, prices 2S or more higher. All classes of cows selling at strong prices, with odd sales up to 27.30. Bulls 1.00 lower. All classes of stocker and feeder calile meeting keen de- mand, 1.00 to 2.00 higher. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice, 32.25 lo 32.60; good, 31.50 to 32. Heifers, choice, 29.75 to 30.40; SAFETY DEPARTMENT OFFERS I Commercial Tesling Bicycle Safety Training ____ J Snowmobile Safety Leclures v toucanon and Training Advanced Defeniivo Driving CourlM Girl and Her Car Caro Caursei School Safely Patrol Training Safely Education Lectures ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION 903 3rd Avo. S.f Lelhbridge Phone 328-1771 COMMUNITY AUCTION SAIES ASSOCIATION FALL SALES SCHEDULE SPECIAL FEEDER SALES Monday, September 18th p.m. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD 500 HEAD 500 Contributors include: Sieve Separa, Cowley; .Muiil Bros., Natal, B.C., Bill Bird, Pincher Creek and D. Vance, Pinchcr Creek Wednesday, September 20tli p.m. REGULAR MIXED CATTLE SALE CRANBROOK SALES YARD Friday, September 22nd p.m. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD 1000 HEAD 1000 from Twin Butle include: Frank Ed Mitchell, R. H. Bennett, Keith Walker, Cordon McRae and Jack Folsom. Wednesday, September 27ih p.m. REGULAR MIXED CATTLE SALE PINCHER STATION SALES YARD NOTE: PAKOWK! SALE SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 29th IS CANCELLED. FRIDAY, FOR INFORMATION AND LISTINGS CONTACT Community Auction Sates Assn. Ltd. "Operating Livestock Auction! Since 1939" ED GROSS DON FITZPATRICK Rei. 627-2285 Res. 627-4083 Office 627-3466 Yard 627-3660 PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA good, 28.50 to 29.50. Cows, good, 25.23 lo 26.25; mec'ium, 23.60 to 25; canners and cutlers 20 lo 23. Bulls, good, 2G.50 to REPLACEMENTS Good feeder steers over 7501 Ibs. Si.50 ot 41.20; good feeder steers uixler 750 Ibs. 41.50 to good feeder heifers 31 to Good slock cows to 300. Good stock sleer calves, 45 lo 50. Good slock heifer calves, 35 to 37.50. HOGS, LAMBS Butcher hogs sold lliis week at the Lelhbridge yards 35.35 to 37.50, base price. There were 175 butcher hogs sold for ex- port. Good Iambs 23. Taber Livestock Trade was active on all classes this week wilh most classes holding steady. Feeder cows were off 25 cents. Bulls gained 50 cents. Light feeder bulls sold very strong. Feeder steers were scarce and sold steady. Feeder heifers sold 50 cents higher. Steer and heifer calves were in short sup- ply and met strong demands. Weaner hogs steady. Feeder hogs a little stronger. Good cows, 25-25.60; fair to medium, 23-24.75. Bulls, Yearling feeder bulls, 36-39.70. Good yearling feeder steers over 800 pounds, 36-37; fair to medium feeder steers over 800 pounds, 34-35.75. Good yearling feeder heifers, 35-36; fair to medium, 32.75- 34.75. Good steer calves, 55-59; lair to medium, 49-54. Good heifer calves, 4W8; fair to medium, 40-45. Perlich Livestock There were head of live- stock soirl this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 773 cattle and 778 hogs. Majority of the cattle on offer were of medium quality selling at steady rates. Good quality yearling steers and heifers met a strong demand from local feeders and order buyers. Price quotations as fol- lows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE There were no slaughter steers and heifers on offer. Good cows 25 to 25.60 with sales to 26. medium cows 23 to 25, canners and cutters 20 to Z5, shelly kinds down to 17. Bologna bulls 27 to 28.90; plain- er quality bulls 25.50 to 27. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Light steer calves, 250 lo 400 Ibs. 50 to 56; steer calves 400 to 500 Ibs 46 to 52; good yearling steers 550 lo 700 Ibs. 41 to 44; light holstein steers 550 to 700 Ibs. 37 to 42; holslien steers, over 1000 Ibs 31 to 32; light heifer calves 37 to 43; yearling feeder heifers 600 to 800 Ibs, 32 to 35.60; shorlkeep heifers 31 to feeder cows 23 lo 26. HOGS AND CALVES Market hogs dressed weight 35.30 lo 36.75; good weaners IS to 19.50; light weaners 8 to 14; feeders under 100 Ibs. 18 to 28; feeders over 100 Ibs 27 to 45; light beef and dairy type calves 100 to 166. Junkie's Fate CISt COS I Klll.tK i m mutiV it mm Scandal rocks Paris PARIS (Rcutcr) A former government otficial alleged to- day that he possessed 136 let- ters and official reports provid- ing corruption by 48 public French figures. Gabriel Aranda, 34-year-old former lop aide at the equip- ment ministry, wrote In a letter printed in Hie right-wing L'Aurorc: "If I had wanted to sell theso documents instead of making them public, for nothing, in tho general interest, I could have bought myself 10 lovely chat- eaux." Aranda's revelations, which broke on Hie public scene on Wednesday, are causing serious embarrassment to the French government who fear his alle- gations might blow into a ma- jor scandal, damaging Gaullist chances in forthcoming general elections. JUNKIE'S FATE This chart indicates estimates given by Dr. George Gay of Ihe Haight-Ashbury Drug Clinic regarding ihe probable fate, left, of Americans hooked on heroin in any given year of late 1960's Fig- ures on right indicate lime it takes for the cure, to burn out, or die; the cost to society before the cure; and the cost of ihe cure itself. Farm marketing expansion seen Grain prices Winnipeg Grain Grain quotes Friday (basis Itigli Low Close Flax Oct 213% 319 Nov 319V4 317 Dec 307 Vi 311% May 321 317 319tt Hapesced Vancouver Sep 270 286% 270 Nov May 286% 26714 Mar 268% 26614 Hapcseetl Thunder Bay Get 254 251 253 In the letter published today and In an interview wllh Aur- ore writer Philippe Bernet, Aranda denied charges that ho must be suffering from a ner- vous breakdown. "The reality is that It Is eas- ier to invent things, or to worry about my health than lo deny the exactness of official docu- ments proving, unhappily, tho existence of formidable scan- dals and he wrote. "Moreover, I charitably warn all those who are worrying about my health that my friends and I possess 136 docu- ments signed letters and offl clal reports concerning tho small and big combines of 48 public he added. Aranda's explosive threat to publish what he knew first ap- peared In the satirical weekly Canard Enchaine In the form of a copy of a letter from a Gaullist party leader to for- mer equipment minister Albin Chalandon asking for a high- vay contract lo be given to i articular company. Aranda said Chalandon re- ected the request. On Wednesday, Aranda said ne would not publish his docu- ments if the government cut off delivery of Mirage jets to He said he found "the jresent French policy of deliv- ering arms to fanatical Arab nations scandalous." Nov 254 li Dec May 257V4 Oats Oct Dec. 252% 253% 247 V4 247% 257 83% 83% EDMONTON (CP) Increas- ed production and marketing opportunities for Alberta farm- ers should he realized as a re- sult of recent discussions be- tween Japanese government and trade officials and an Al- berta economic mission to Japan, Hugh Horner said here. Mr. Horner, deputy premier and provincial agriculture min- ister, said in a news release the agriculture talks were time- ly because the Japanese were interested in investing in for- eign countries to reduce the trade surplus as well as to in- crease imports. HABITS CHANGING Japanese eating habits are changing rapidly and the con- sumer is demanding high qual- ity food products that Alberta producers can supply, he said. Demand for beef, pork and honey increases about 20 per cent a year. Because of limited production and technical resources, dom- estic production is unable to keep pace with the increasing demand. It is estimated that by 1975 Japan will increase its beef im- ports by tons andi its pork imports by tons, Mr. Horner said. If Alberta could supply only a small part of tbe market it would be sufficient to provide farmers with significant expan- sion and assurance of income stability. The Japanese were also con- cerned about pollution and therefore interested in joint ventures in Alberta in the agri- culture processing sector. Looking a specific products, Mr. Horner sees Alberta pork holding the greatest potential for increasing la the Japanese market. 85 May Jly Barley Oct. 125V4 8356 83V4 8314 8414 Beef futures WINNIPEG bee] futures close Friday. Sep 33.50B; Nov 35.25B; Jan 35.25A; May 34.50B. Thursday's volume: Six con tracts. 17 SPECIES There are 17 known species p penguin, all quite similar in general appearance. Montana wheat production total down HELENA, Mont. tana wheat growers are ex- pected lo harvest more than 97 million bushels of wheat this year, an average of 27 busheli an acre. The Montana Crop and live- stock reporting service said the estimated production total is down 13 per cent from 1971 but up 14 per cent from 1970. The service said 65 per cent of the winter wheat and 25 per cent of all spring wheat had been harvested by Sept. 1. Winter wheat is expected to yield 29 bushels an acre, one bushel higher than the Aug. 1 prediction, for a total yield of 49 million bushels. Hard spring wheat is fore- cast at more than 44 million bushels with an average of 25 bushels an acre. Dec May Jly Rye Oct 12035 Dec 123H May 128 Vi Jly 124 124% 124 127% 12114 12614 8514 125 124 128 129 120 122% 12714 120 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 Loads Carloads Truck Scales Magnet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-172! "Scrap is Our Business" REGULAR CATTLE SALE PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally located In the centre of a large entile Feeding and Hog Railing Country CALF, FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 1 P.M. 300 HEAD Services available Trucking ic Branding Vaccinating it Order Buying Government Veterinary Feeding Pens HOG AND Dairy Catile Sale EVERY Saturday at 1 p.m. MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY Hr frrformnllor, JIM Of JOE JURIS 732-4409 Bsllnoi contact pldljr, Bim. Auclion Morke, _ Eutfe, AMa. Pi'tur. Auction market located 16 miles north of Lettibrtdge Highway 25 Jetliner stolen DAR ES SALAAM, Tan- zania were red faces at the International Air- port here today after some- body stole a DC-D jetliner. The plane was found empty later at Kilimanjaro Airport, about 500 miles away. The craft was intact, except for some hurst tires. Unconfirmed. speculation linked the incident to political dissidents in Tanzania or neighboring Uganda. One report said two Afri- cans, identifying -themselves as a pilot and a trainee of East African Airways, which owns Ihe plane, got clearance to take off by assuring air- port personnel they were go- ing to conduct a landing ex- IVERY MONDAY A.M. (PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME) HOGS SELL AT 11 A.M. lo the tremendous response to our Special Solei through Ihe heavy fall rum in Ihe past, we, at Prairie Liveitexk Lid. have let Ihe following dates to help our cuslomerl decide en which day fSey would choose to lell their live- stock. We would alto remind you that AIL SALES WILL BEGIN AT II A.M. MONDAY at 1 p.m. SPECIAL FEEDER HOG and BABY CALF SAIES WEDNESDAY a) 10 a.m. FAT FEEDER CATTLE SALES L._ SLAUGHTER HOGS ASSEMBLED AND SOLD MONDAY THRU FRIDAY WE BUY FAT AND FEEDER LAMBS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS EXCELLENT FACILITIES FOR FEEDING AND LOADING HOGS ED FRENCH 326-3986 BAN KVASSSN 345-4358 KEN MILLER, MAGRATH 758-6607 LOU DEJAOER 345-4489 WHIT HENINGtR 328-7354 at 10 a.m. FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SALES at 1 p.m. SPECIAL STOCK CALF AND FEEDERS Watch fof Harry Gordon Dairy Dispersal Sale in October CONSIGN All YOUR LIVESTOCK TO C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY ALBERTA STOCKYARDS Phone 327-OIOl-Res. 328-3986 P.O. BOX 5-S 1-1-7, lETHJBRIDGE MONDAY, SEPT. T8 SATURDAY, OCT. 7- SATURDAY, OCT. 14- THURSDAY, OCT. 19- SATURDAY, OCT. 21 SATURDAY, OCT. 28 SATURDAY, NOV. 4 SATURDAY, NOV. 11 THURSDAY, NOV. 16 SATURDAY, NOV. 18- SATURDAY, NOV. 25 SATURDAY, DEC. 2 SATURDAY, DEC. 9 THURSDAY, DEC. 21 THURSDAY, JAN. 18 Special Yearling Sale (with regular sale) Special Calf Sale Special Calf Sale Stock Caw and Bred Heifer Sale Special Caff Sale Special Calf Sale Special Calf Sale Special Calf Sale Stock Cow and Bred Heifer Sale Special Calf Sale Special Calf Sale Special Calf Sale Special Calf Sale Stack Cow and Bred Heifer Sale Slock Cow and Bred Heifer Sale PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: Monnoer JOHNNY CHARLTOM INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONIY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON 507A 7th STREET SOUTH BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL INSPECTION ENGINEERS EDMONTON. Positions ore now available Jn fdmanton With Alberla Department of Manpower and labour for individuals inlereiled in a career In Power Plant Inspec- tion. The successful will have a First Class En- Certificate of a degree in Mechanical Engineering and be familiar with the design, fabrication, operation and maintenance of high pressure plant ment. Salary closet Sept. 30, 1972. Competililon Number 6003-4. APPLY: GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE ROOM 500, TERRACE BUILDING 96 AVBNUE AND 106 S7REET EDMONTON, T5K 2C1 THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET CHIANINA SALE MON., SEPT. 18th 1 P.M. 70 HALF BLOODS 400 COWS AND HEIFERS BRED CHIANINA m 300 TO 500 HOGS SHI TUiS., at 1 p.m. ALSO DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP SPECIAL FOR TUES., SEPT. 19th 150 LIGHT BEEF AND DAIRY TYPE CALVES weighing 150 to 400 Market Hogs Shipped Daily YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 p.m. 500 HEAD 500 SPECIAL THURS., SEPT. 2Ht. 50 CALVES from BLOOD INDIAN RESERVE ALBERTA SHEEPMEN'S LAMB RANGE EWE RAM SALE INCLUDING SEVERAL HERD DISPERSIONS WED., SEPT. 27th i P.M. Expecting head PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. located in Hub of Southern Alberta's Livestock Industry milei eat) of Lethbridge on Highway 3 and mils south BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 ;