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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THI UTHBRIDGE HtRAlD Wedn.tday, September S3, 1970 Market Rises In Light Trade TORONTO (CP) The To- ronto stock market rose frac- tlonMly in light mid-morning trading today, cancelling earlier small losses. On index, industrials gained .02 to 162.54 and western oils 1.34 to 182.24. Golds dropped .44 to 157.61 and base metals .01 to 94.74. Volume by 11 a.m. was shares, compared with at the same time Tuesday. Losses edged out gains 92 to 84 with 177 issues unchanged. Among advancing slocks, Pe- trofina was up to Bow Valley to Home A to Imperial Oil to 518V8, Asamera -is to and Cana- dian Homestead 15 cents to Montreal Trust dropped Vi to Hudson's Bay Co. to Slater Steel V, to Noranda Vi to Kerr-Addison Vt to and Sherritt V4 to MONTREAL (CP) The Montreal stock market moved fractionally higher today in all sectors except papers, halting a two-day downward trend. Trad- ing was light. At 11 a.m. ,the composite in- dex was up .30 to 161.05. International Utilities was up to QSP Ltd. to and Bank of Nova Scotia Vi to International Paper declined to Among senior mines and oils, Aquitaine joined to and Imperial Oil to Gulf Oil Canada was off to while Falconbridge was unchanged at and Texaco Canada at On index, industrials were up .38 to utilities .15 to 137.61 and banks .14 to 175.92. Papers were off .33 to 87.94. Combined volume on the Montreal and Canadian Stock Exchanges was shares at 11 a.m. compared with at the same time Tues- day. SHARP GAIN NEW YORK (AP) The stock market made a sharp gain in heavy trading today that erased part of the losses of the two previous sessions. By noon the Dow Jones aver- age of 30 industrials had bounded ahead 7.46 points to 754.93, the high for the session so far. Winning issues on the New York Stock Exchange led losers by to 1. As it was in the last two ses- sions, the Middle East situation continued to be the most influ- ential factor, analysts said. The basis for optimism, ana- lysts said, were news reports that Syrian troops were said to be withdrawing in Jordan and that both the United States and the Soviet Union were said to be following diplomatic paths in the situation. Among Canadian issues, Alcan added to while Canadian Pacific put on a like amount to Distillers Sea- grams added to while "ifalker Gooderham rose IVi to Livestock Lethbridge Livestock (Supplied by Canada Department of Agriculture) On offer to 11 a.m. 325 cattle. Receipts m o s t ly slaughter steers and heifers. Trade ac- tive. All classes of butcher steers meeting good demand, selling fully steady. Good and choice butcher heifers meeting very good demand selling higher. The few cows on offer sold steady. Choice steers 27.50 to 28.10; good 27 to 27.50; medium 26 to 27. Choice heifers 26.50 to 27.20; good 25.50 to 20.50. Good cows 20.25 to 21.10; me- dium 19 to 20. Butcher hogs sold Tuesday f.o.b. Lethbridge 26.65 to 26.85 base price. Calgary livestock CALGARY (CP) Receipts to H a.m., head, mostly good to choice slaughter steers and heifers. Trade moderately active on steers, active on Heif- ers and cows. Slaughter steers were steady with heavy steers selling under pressure being sharply dis- counted. Heifers sold about 25 cents higher with sales to 27.70. Cows scarce and steady. Choice steers 28 to 28.50, food 27 to 28, medium 26 to 27. Dhoice heifers 26.75 to 27.40, jood 25.50 to 26.50, medium 24.25 to 25.25. Good cows 21.50 o 22.30, m e d i u m 20 to 21.25, canners and cutters 17.50 to 19.50. Replace ment cattle were heavy fleshy steers with a large number two year old grass steers weighing over 000 Ibs., prices were about steady. Good feeder steers 750 Ibs. and up 27.50 to 29. There were no stock or slaughter calves on offer. Lambs sold steady Tuesday. Good lambs 22.50. Volkswagen o Prices Up TORONTO (CP) Volkswa- gen Canada Ltd., announced here it is raising retail prices on 1971 models by about 1% per cent. The German parent com- pany raised car and truck prices about 3% per cent in January. The 1600 model, the basic Beetle, will cost and the deluxe version .The 411, described as the first Volkswagen four door sedan, and introduced to the Cana- dian market this year, will car- ry a sticker price of Potato Prices WINNIPEG (CP) The Wir nipeg live beef futures mark was inactive Tuesday. Close Mo Nov............28.70n 28.7 Jan...........28.80n 28.8 COLLECTION COST It costs the Indian govern ment to collect every in taxes, an official statemen says. NEW YORK STOCKS Supplied by Richardson. Securities of Canada Amr T and T Anaconda Bth Steel Chrysler Comsat Dupont General Motors Gulf Int Harvester n Copper 44.00 Montgomery Ward 26.50 20 Gilds 15B.11 up .06 Sears 66.00 10 Base Met 94.19 up 2t.l2'A Std 'Oil 'of NJ. '64.25 15 W Oils Ifld 56 up 3i 26.25 Texas Gulf Volume 43.00 Texas Co YORK AVERAGE 118.50 Woolworth 33.00 30 Indust 755.82 up 6.35 Westinghouse Elec 66.87'A 20 Rails 141.47 up 1.11 26.50 U.S. Steel 30.62V2 15 Utilities 108.51 up .60 23.00 TORONTO AVERAGES 65 Stocks 239.69 Up 2.2 41.00 20 Indust 163.66 up 1.16 Volume CASH SPRUCE PLYWOOD Each >62OT 0 L .99 4'xSVA" Each C-I-L Exterior Paint Oil base or Acrylic Latex. Ballon 8-95 Fibregiass Insulation 60' Roll........ 3.55 Aluminum Combination Doors Plain S31.95 While baked enamel finish. 541.85 Vinyl Floor Tils Iaeh I Vela-Tex Ceiling Tile 7 Per Carton Mahogany Doors 276" 0-85 Citation Prefinlshed Wall Panelling 8 natural wood finishes. Sheet. Each 4.24 Zonolite Insulation Fire Resistant. 1 Vermin Proof I 16-R. Cattle Range Feeder 375.00 Let Beaver Do Your Building Free Estimates. GARAGE, FARM BUILDINGS, HOUSE REMODELLING, RECREATION ROOMS. Bushel Steel Bin 55900 24'x48' Rigid Frame Utility Farm Building 725oo 4'x8' Sheets Aspenite 2'45 2'70 21" 14" Per Sheet Per Sheet H" Per Sheet BEAVER 3rd Ave. and 17th St. S. Phono 328-446T Grain Market Winnipeg Grain Price WINNIPEG (CP) Tradin was quite active in all com modifies on the Winnipeg Grain Exchange today. Vancouver rapeseed was un cHanged to four cents higher The Thunder Bay market wa quiet. Oats had a moderate trad with prices up fractionally Most trade was domestic ship- per buying for eastern feeders Barley had1 some domestii shipper and exporter buyini demands. Exporters and commission houses were buying in flax anc rye. Substantial hedge offerings in flax were being absorbed. The Canadian wheat boan announced all grades of expor wheat were advanced cent Over night confirmation was also received of the sale of one million bushels of rapeseed to India. Export clearances of Cana dian wheat Tuesday includec bushels to Brazil, 598, 533 to India to Italy to Syria and to the United Kingdom. Volume of trade Tuesday In- cluded bushels of flax, of rapeseed and 000 of rye. Prices for Class Two wheat br export to countries outside IGA: 1 Nor 2 1.75K; 1.71; 4 1 Durum 1.78W; 2 3 1.67;