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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saptambtr 28, 1974 OTTAWA (fl'l HcceiptS of cuttle and calves in nine public stockyards totalled 23.350 this week, up 2.625. the federal agriculture ilepjrtment said Friday lU'tvipts of feeder cattle and calves down 125 to 9.575 Sheep and lambs, totalled 3.750. down 650 In western centres, prices on A-l and steer1! i ose as much as 50 cents un- der moderate demand Livestock Ottawa YAKl) PRICES Slaughter cattle, steers A-l and A-2- Calgary 47-4890, Edmonton 44-47. Saskatoon 45-48; Winnipeg 48-50, Toronto 49-51 Heifers. A-l and A-2- Calgary 43-45: Edmonton 41-44, Saskatoon 41-43.80, Winnipeg 40-42 50; Toronto 46-47 D-l and D-2 cows. Calgary 22.50 2640. Edmonton 20-23: Saskatoon 21 75-24 25. Winnipeg 25-27, Toronto25- 26. Montreal 25-27.50. AUCTION SALE sooo FAT tU FEEDER LABBS to be sold at CARDSTON LIVESTOCK AUCTION Thurs., Oct. 3 a.m. 2000 EWES and RAMS FOR SALE Sat., Oct. 5 p.m. For More Information Call KEN WOOLFORD or JACK LOWE 653-2203 653-2225 CARDSTON LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS WILFRED ALBERT FARM AUCTION SALE mile east, 1 south, 1 east, 2Vz miles south of RETLAW or 1 south, 5 west and 2Vt miles south of Vauxhall Alberta. TERMS CASH IN FULL DAY OF SALE LUNCH AVAILABLE SAT., OCT. 5 10 a.m. sharp received instructions from Mr. Albert who has retired from farming we will offer the following items, etc. by Public Auction. This is only a description and in no way a warranty or guarantee as to condition, size, or age and is subject to changes as you may find them at the sale. TRACTORS TRUCKS: 730 J.D. gas tractor hyd., PTO, completely overhauled recently; Oliver Super 99 tractor (motor in need of IHC 1958 2Vz ton truck box and hoist. 6 cyl., good shape; IHC 1956 Vi ton truck, 6 cyl., good; Mercury 1948 2 ton truck box and hoist (motor in need of COMBINES: M.H. No. 27 combine 16' with reel and pickup, motor, good; M.H. No. 90 Super combine (in need of motor runs. MACHINERY: M.F. 15' (Model 36) wide level with seeding attach, (very J D. 12' wide level with seeding attach, Noble 12' Noble blade Model K (very J.D. 10' Van Brunt D.D. press drill; M.H. 3 bottom plow. MISCELLANEOUS: 4 sections adjustable harrows drawbar; coil packers, like new; 2 wheel trailer (no 10 Diamond harrows; 10'-12 drill filler (like 33' United gram auger motor; gal. propane tank; 500 gal fuel tank stand and hose; 400 gal. steel water tank: 10' grain auger sweep; small fanning mill; quantity lumber, timbers, etc.; x 6" round posts; 3 parcels asphalt shingles; 1 bundle cedar shingles; quantity scrap, barb wire, hog wire, new chicken wire, fence, doors, windows, stone boat, tires, wheels, chains, forks, shovels; tarp 45 gal. drums; pickup fingers, canvases; saws; hyd. rans; Swede saw (like hyd. swather) loader hopper; 8' new blade. ANTIQUES: HP, IHC stationary engine (water cooled, used one walking garden cultivator with handles; walking plow; rocker dust seed treater; seed treater used with water; 18' square wooden loader; hand grain grinder; large iron cooking pot; large skillet; harness hames; wrenches; many other articles too numerous to mention. ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Old side board buffet, complete, good shape; 2 wooden chairs: cupboard; oak round table 2 centre leafs; steel bed; coal heater with oven; coal oil heater; 7 crocks (4 gals, iron waffle maker; 3 mantle lamps: coffee grinder; wooden butter mixing bowl; wooden butter dasher; wooden rocker (in need of hand crank clothes wringer; kitchen cupboard sliding front door; spice jars; icing sugar jar; wooden washing machine; old license plates; old Singer sewing machine: hand grain grinder; old fruit jar and bottles and lids: gas lamps: old desk; kitchen cupboards: old dresser; kitchen utensils: old silverware including large berry spoon; sugar spoon; old chest of drawers- old crocks and jars: old ice box; 3' x 3' table fireless cooker; coal oil stove; old dishes; 3 iron beds: small kitchen table with drop leaves; wash board: old hair curling iron: old pressure cooker; bread mixing pan and lid; covered milk container; cupboard: old rocking chair: other items too numerous to mention. FURNITURE: 3 piece bedroom suite, good: bed and dresser, good: Davenport and chair to match, good: chrome suite (4 prooane burner kitchen range: 3 good wash tubs and boiler; refrigerator; bathroom cabinet: Maytag washing gasoline motor (like easy chair: 2 low cupboards SHOP EQUIPMENT: Blacksmith forge, (some large post belt puileys: anvil; tools: disc sharpener OFFICE SUPPLY CONSIGNMENT: Victor adding machine; Paymaster cheque writer: Underwood golden touch typewriter: Oiympia deluxe portable typewriter; like new; steel typing desk; 1500 wait Door electric heater; set fire alarms AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: Mr. Albert has farmed only 3 Most of Iris machinery is in general good repair. Some of the antiques are in very good condition. SALE CONDUCTED BY OSEEN AUCTION SERVICES TURIN, ALBERTA DEAN OSEEN Uc 010386 Phone 739-2185 or 739-2207 Turin. Alberta ALLAN E6LAND Uc. 010101 Phone 643-2108 Carmangty, Alberta HOWARD DUNN Phone 739-J207 Geoff OeBoer Phone 757-24 1 9 Ron Seunes Phone 757-2108 Slaughter calves, good and choice veal' Edmonton 31KJ3. Toronto 40-45, Montreal 52 50-59.50. Feeder stetis over pounds- Ed- monton 37-40. Saskatoon 26-40. Win- nipeg 35-38, Toronto 36-40. Feeder steer calves 401-575 pounds Calgary 26-23: Edmonton 28-32.75, Saskatoon 23.50-35. Winnipeg 28-34. Toronto 34-37 Good lambs Calgary 36.50-37, Ed- monton 34-37.70; Toronto 45-54. Index 100 hogs dressed: Calgary 56.70-57.05: Edmonton 55-55.95; Saska- toon 5235-5305: Wmnipet 52.50-57; Toronto 55-57.10, Montreal 55.28-56.17. Upward trend hope diminishes in Canada Chicago Perlich There were head of livestock sold this week at PerJich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 699 cat- tle and 553 hogs and 1798 sheep. Price quotations as follows SLAUGHTER CATTLE Al and A2 steers 47 to 47.85. Al and A2 heifers 43 to 44 40. Dl and D2 cows 25 to 26.80 D4 cows 20 to 23. Bologna bulls 25 to 27.70 Butcher bulls to 44.50. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Steer calves 250-500 Ibs. 30 to 35. Plain quality steer calves all weights 25 to 30. Feeder steers un- der 800 Ibs 38 to 43 30. Feeder steers over 800 Ibs 39 to 43 Holstein steers 25 to 27 75. Heifer calves 250-400 Ibs 25 to 29 50 Plain quality heifer calves 20 to 25. Feeder heifers 32 to 35 HOGS AND DAIRY CATTLE A good demand exists for all good quality weaner and feeder hogs. Prices 2 to 4 dollars higher Market hogs dressed weight 55.85 to 57.10. Good weaners 18 to 2525 Feeders under 100 Ibs to 32 50 Feeders over 100 Ibs 34 to 50 Bred sows and gilts 70 to 110 Baby calves to 44. Slaughter lambs 34 to 37 Feeder lambs 35 to 37.75 Young ewes 21 to 45 Older ewes to 20. Good rams 50 to 120. Old rams 10 to 22. By WENDY ROSEN The CANADIAN Press Hope for an upward trend, which permeated major Canadian stock markets last week, diminished this week as prices drifted lower in light trading. A move by several United States banks to cut their prime interest rates in response to a relaxed monetary policy and falling short-term interest rates failed to spark prolonged ad- vances on either U.S. or Canadian markets Observers say this indicates that inflation and the stability of the economy are problems that must be dealt with before any significant rally can occur. They also note that a con- tinued slump has the effect of pushing prospective investors further away from the marketplace. At Toronto, the industrial index fell 9.88 points on the week to close Friday at 154 11 The index has fallen more than 31 points in seven weeks and al- Egg prices EDMONTON (CP) Weekly egg and poultry report issued by the federal agriculture department rriday EGGS: To producers- A large 73; A medium 70: A small 50. B 55, C 18. cracks 27. To retailers: A large 85-87; A medium 82-85. A small 65-69. To consumers (in cartons) A large 92-97; A medium 75- 95: A small 67-85. POULTRY: To producers- Live No. 1 chicken broilers. 35, 6 and over. 5 and un- der 6, 34 Fowl under 4, 4-6 Live No 2 chicken 6 and over, Turkey under 12, 40, 12 to 18, 40; over 18. 38% 2 GREAT NEW BREEDS UNEEDA MARKETING SERVICES HIGH RIVER SATURDAY, OCT. 12th 1 p.m. SIMMENTAL Nailers Blood Heifer Celves 8-% Blood 2 end 3 yeir old Bred Cows Blood Bull Cell MURRAY GREY 8- fc Blood Bred Cows Blood Bred Heifers Blood Bred Heifers Blood Heifer Calves Blood Boll dives Cows Bred to Murray Grey BAKER CREEK RANCHES LTD. Box 893 High River Phone 652-2275 or 652-2210 REGULAR CATTLE SALE Regular Monday Salo at 11 a.m. Included on Monday, Sept. 30th Sale COW-CALF DISPERSIONS of Alex Fetifl and Art Williinm 130 130 4 3 HOG SALES EVERY WEDNESDAY We will be MMmbling Market for the Marketing Board and Mil Weaner and Feeder. NO HOGS WILL BE SOLD MONDAYS SPECIAL CALF SALE-THURSDAY. OCTOBER A.M. And every Thuraday in October and November. STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER SALE Third Saturday of each month beginning Saturday, October 19th at a.m. REGULAR CATTLE SALES WILL CONTINUE EVERY MONDAY I Don t be conien! lo accept one otfer al thorns, consign your live- stock 10 us. where you are guaranteed to have the Auction Rmc full of Buyers to bid on your product PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER-DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON _ Lie. 293 GARY JENSEN most 74 points from its 1974 high The Montreal industrial index dropped 12.42 points on the week to close at 160.71. The composite index closed at 157.46, down 10.0 points. Meanwhile, the New York market was lower in light trading this week. Although the Dow Jones average of 30 industrials responded positively to news Wednesday that five banks had cut their prime interest rates, profit- taking not only absorbed all the gains but also sent the market lower DOW JONES LOWER The Dow Jones average closed Fri- day at 621.95. its lowest level since Nov. 9, 1962, down 48.79 points on the week It has fallen almost 163 points in less than eight weeks and almost 262 points from its highest level this year. Bullion prices on the European metal market fluctuated slightly this week and stimulated a moderate ad- vance in gold mining shares. At Toron- to, the gold index rose 11 25 points on the week to close at 339.47. But, the index has fallen -nore than 278 points from its aii-Uine high set on April 2. Resource industry groups were lower and, observers say, little activi- ty is expected in these sectors until after the federal budget is unveiled in mid-November. The base metal index dropped .90 points on the week to close at 65.90 wiuie the western oil index closed at 129.98, down 11.21 points. Trading for the week was light with 7.80 million shares changing hands worth S54.35 million compared with 10 25 million shares and 72 million last week At Montreal, volume was 2.08 million shares worth million compared with 3 36 million shares and million last week. Stock close CHICAGO (AP) Freezing weather moved into portions of the middle western United States some three weeks earlier than normal and farm commodity futures prices shot 'up sharply on the possibility that pioduc- tion of soybeans and corn might Buffer Soybean futures advanced cents a bushel, recording a limit move at every session of the Chicago Board of Trade Soybean oil rose 650 points, also posting limit moves every day after the previous weekend's low readings, while soybean meal was up a ton, including several limit daily gains. Wheat futures rose 33 cents a bushel, corn was up 35Vz. oats 27 cents and iced broilers gained more than three cents a pound Live hog futures rose by per hundredweight, and live cattle about per hundredweight. Pork belly futures gained some 600 points and shell eggs advanced about 300 points. Silver futures, under a broad de- mand from mixed sources, advanced up to 27 cents an ounce, while copper gained 100 points, cocoa 300 points and coffee about 500 points. The gain in coffee was inspired by buying influenc- ed by reports that some coffee producers might hold back supplies to bring about higher prices. Cotton and Maine potato futures also advanced, but wool futures fell and TORONTO (CP) The Toronto stock market was sharply lower at the close of light trading Friday Moore Corp lost to Dome Pete B8 to Hudson's Bay Oil to Aquitaine 1 to and Anglo Canadian Pulp 1 to Hudson Bay Mining A gained V2 to Quebec Sturgeon 35 cents to Dome Mines Vi to Sun- ningdale 20 cents to and Canadian Imperial Bank Vs to MONTREAL (CP) Prices were generally lower in light trading on the Montreal Stock Exchange Friday. Volume at the close was 162.700 shares, compared with 193.400 shares at the same time Thursday The industrial index fell 97 to 162 35, the composite .76 to 158.71, banks .54 to 212 94. papers 19 to 100 36 and utilities 16 to 116 88 Aquitaine fell 2Va to Moore 1 to Commco Vz to Pacific Petroleums Va to Ivaco to and IU International to Newfoundland Light rose "2 Bonds BOND PRICES GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS Oct. 8% Jul Sept 53A% Sept 3% Sept 15 Perp 6V4% Apr. Jul 9625 97.00 74.25 6600 32.00 9873 98.70 PROV AND PROVINCIAL GUARANTEED BONDS' Alta Ont Ont H NB NS Que Alta Man H Sask Nfld 7% 9% 9V4% '88 '90 '92 74 73'4% '90 8% '91 "QQ '90 INDUSTRIALS: Alta Gas 9'A% '90 Alcan -91 BC Forest 92 8C Tel '90 Bell Tel Roll Tel CP Ltd CP Sec CU Intl CWNG Gulf In P Pipe Massey 9Vs% 9Ve% 79 '93 '89 93's% '90 '91 '90 '90 '90 '80 Noranda '90 In Nick '90 NSC Gas 9U% '91 Steel 9'4% '90 Tr-Cda P '90 Tr-Cda P 10% '90 West Tr '93 CONVERTIBLES Ackland Alta Gas Con Gas Sc Rain West C West Tr 7V, 'SB 7Vi% '90 '89 '88 '88 '91 88.50 8850 77.00 89.00 68.00 99.00 99.00 80.00 8900 99.00 87.00 88.00 8900 98.00 9700 90.00 9900 88.00 8700 88.00 9300 89.00 89.00 8800 88.00 9500 88.00 88.00 90.00 77.00 83.00 66.00 6700 62.00 7900 9635 97.50 74.50 6700 33.00 98.76 98.90 90.00 8950 78.00 9000 69.00 81.00 9000 88.00 10000 68.00 7200 64.00 81 00 to SlOVa, Royal Bank to Bell Canada to and Canadian Pacific Ltd. V8 to VANCOUVER (CP) Prices were up Friday in light trading on the Van- couver Stock Exchange. Volume was shares. On the industrials board, Block Bros rose 05 to on shares. EDP International was up 01 at 09 on shares. lonarc was unchanged at .39 on Canterra was unchanged at .20 on 4.000. Canadian Javelin was up .25 at 12V2 and Gestalt was up .04 at 58. In the mines, Grandora was up 07 at 32 on a turnover of shares. Northair fell .26 to on Cutlass rose .06 to .30 on Barrier Reef was down 01 at 78 on 000 shares Gunn Mines was unchanged at 26 and Silver Standard was down 03 at .95 Most active issue in the oils was Bison, up .15 at on a volume of shares Cop-ex Mining was down .03Vz at .16Vi on shares. Payette fell .01 to .17 on shares. Princess was unchanged at .12 on Stampede was unchanged at .50 and Seneca was up .01 at 72 Volume on the curb exchange was 318.767 shares Tappan was unchanged at 50 on 57.100 shares. Dasher was up on 40Vz on 52.500 shares Island Star rose .02 to 22 on shares Rimrock was up .03 at 53 on Ryslo Silver was up 03 at 30 and Rio Sierra was up .02 at 12. NEW YORK (AP) The stock market abandoned an early rally attempt Friday and sank to a new 12 year low in light trading The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 621 95. down 16.03. Among Canadian issues on the NYSE. Alcan Aluminium was down to Canadian Pacific to International Nickel to and Massey Ferguson to Alberta grain EDMONTON (ACN) The Alberta Grain Commission in its weekly report Friday said that except for oats, feed grain prices have generally increased in practically all areas of the province. Price ranges from Lethbridge and district, and barley Medicine Hat Brooks buyers reportedly bidding wheat 20 oats 50 and barley Little change from Calgary with wheat 25 oats and barley S2.25 The Red Deer reporter advises wheat oats and barley 35 From the Vermilion district reported bids- Wheat 90 05. oats and barley- Buvers in the Edmonton area bidding wheat oats 65 and barley 35 75. Feed corn per bushel Calgary. Feed com 25 per bushel Lethbridge Winnipeg grain WINNIPEG (CPi Most grains posted major gams again Friday :n light to moderate trading at the close on the Winnipeg Commodity Ex- change. Rapeseed prices were up the 20 cent daily limit in light trading Flax prices slipped a bit but were sUll as much -as 26 cents higher. Feed grains were near or at their dailv trading limits while rye was mix- ed Thursday's volume of trade was 2.742.000 bushels of rapeseed. 693.000 of flax. 738.000 of feed wheat. 53.000 of corn. 2.403.000 of barley. 1.666.000 of oats, and of rye Closing prices Thunder Bay rapeseed Oct 20 higher 935B: NQV 20 higher SUB. Dec 20 higher 892B. May 20 higher 885B Vancouver Rapeseed- Sept 20 higher Nov. 20 higher 9.37B. MacLEAN LIVESTOCK LTD. PROVIDES YOU WITH LARGE SHIPMENTS OF FEEDER CATTLE FROM THESE AREAS IN WESTERN CANADA Jan. 20 higher 9.Z6B. Mar. 20 higher 9.18B. Flax: Oct 17 higher I250B: Nov. 25 higher 12.15A. Decl 25 higher 11.95A: May 26 higher 11.79A. Feed wheat: Oct. 10 higher 3.95'iB: Dec. 10 higher 3 78B: May 10 higher 3.86B. July five higher 3.75B. Corn- Dec. six higher 4 OOB: March nine higher 4.09: May nine higher 4 16A: July nine higher 4 17B Barley: Oct. 10 higher Dec. nine higher 2 86: Mav higher July 10 higher 2 93B. Oats: Oct.'eigbt Dec. 3'i higher 2 01 July 11 higher 2 10B. Rye- Oct two lower 3 11B: Dec "4 higher 3 May one higher 3.22. July six higher 3 23A Grain quotes Friday basis Lakehead- High Low Cose 1250 1215 1199 1179 935 911 892 IF YOU CAN USE HEALTHY HIGH GAINING CATTLE EMPLOY US TO BEEF UP YOUR PROFITS PHONE Mac MacLEAN 732-4211 BOX 419 PICTURE BUTTE 937 9% 400 409 417 w. 323 294' i 2S7V, 283 21SV. 210 world sugar closed the week about steady Coffee and silver futures led the way in the east, but demand was fairly light, despite the broad moves. As trade ended Friday, soybeans were 79 cents to higher, Nov. 858; Chicago wheat was 24 to 33 higher. Dec. 4.79, Gulf wheat was not traded, corn was to 35Vz higher, Dec. and oats were to 27 higher. Dec. 1 88Vj Hog prices EDMONTON (CP) Average clos- ing prices Friday provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board Thursday's average in brackets. Edmonton 55.87 Calgary 55.77 (56.50) Red Deer 55.65 (56 45) Lloydminster Nil Lethbridge 55.10 (55 Fort Macleod Nil Total hogs sold 2 066 Average 55 71. No sows sold Feed prices WINNIPEG (CP) Wheat Board domestic feed gram prices Friday: 3CW red spring wheat 3.95VZ; No. 1 feed oats No. 1 feed barley 2 94 PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET ideally located in the centre of large cattle feeding and hog country. RANCH CALVES FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE WED., OCT. 2nd 1P.M. ZOO to 300 Classes of Cattle HOG and DAIRY CATTLE SALE EVERY SATURDAY at 1 p.m. MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY Trucking Government Branding Veterinary Vaccinating Service Order Buying Feeding Pens For Information and Listings Contact JIM or JOE JURIS Picture Butte Auction Butte, Alberta Auction market located 16 miles north of Lethbridge on Highway 25 Phone 732-4400 PICTURE BUTTE m 386 375 THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET HOGS SELL Tues., at 1 p.m. Dairy Cows Baby Calves Sheep Market Hogs Shipped Daily I Live Weight and Dressed Basis I YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE AND CALVES Thursday -1 p.m. 500-HEAD-500 YEARLINGS and MIXED CATTLE ALL BREED Registered and Grade HORSE SALE Fri.. and Sat.. Oct. 4 and 5 Reg. horses sell Friday at p.m. Grade horses sell Saturday at 10 a.m. Listing deadline Fri. Sept. 20th. Arnold Ranch Brown Swiss DISPERSION Sat., Oct. 12 at 1 p.m 155 Brown Swiss and Exotic Cattle, owner Jim Arnold Phone 486-5727 Nanton ALKRTA SHEEPMEN S LAMB-RANGE EWE AND RAM SALE Fri., Oct. p.m. An Conducted by PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. LoctMd In the Hub 01 Southern Industry MM off LCQvoriogs} on Wijfnws'jr 3 end A ITWW south BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE T1J4A2 Day or Night 329-3101 OUR NEW PHONE NUMBER 329-3101 He. 071465 AUCTIONEERS: JOE PERLICH Uc, SOB SALOO Uc. 067454 TONT PERUCH Uc. 0102f 2 ;