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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 'SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, TWK UfiTiiBfUUlSE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVK- MARKET REPORTS (Continued Kroiu Front Page.) WINNIPEG, Aug. was a bids soon became a factor-in check- very small am! brokers had difficulty in "filling orders, Spreids on all grades advanced one cent. There vvas also a fair demand lor barley, and spreads on feed and rejected grains i advanced oua ceui, while other grades we're unchanged. Tne flax market con- tinued with very Illtle business being transacled. Spreads were an (changed.- The rjc market continued i quiet, with prices steady. Quotations Open. lOct............: _. Vec......... 1SH i lOcl...............123 Close. 8314 123 117 ount. Country offerings to arrive ere not large, the car situation be- ns the main issue: The dose was ervous wttu prices to 4 cents ower with December 232% to 233 nd March N. Y. Stocks NEW YQRK, Aug. sales: C. P.. R. 116W; U. S. and Ulshop Levi Harker ot Magralb, is here with a good looking string. I Twin Mares a Feature A novel etilry It> the Dorse section, oca that is creating no small com. ment anious stockmen, are the Iwin marts shown by Joseph Hancock, of Raymond. The mares are two-year- olds and are out 6( Ailred brothers' stallion The marei ara a novelty in that it is extremely rare that twins live. One of in a vast.majority of instances dies, stock {Oct. ..............352 347 Cash Prices No. 2 C.W.... No. 3 C.W... 93'.5 Extra No. 1 l-'eed No. 1 Feed.. 89y. No. 2 Feed.. S7V- !NO. 3 C.W...143 No. C.W...1S3 'Rejected and Feed .............HOI .'Track............-..........13S I [No. 1 N.W.C...................347 2 C.W.. .341 No. 3 C.W.. .2D2 'Coademued..2G2 Track.....3J7 Mo. 2C.W......................175 Chicago Grain .j CHICAGO, Aug; rains I in Illinois and-'in other states over- night caused.-a sharp break in wheat prices -at the opening of the market today. Opening quotations wero oH 414 to wilh December 231 to 232 and March 233. There was little rallying, power displayed, prices for a time hovering about the opening figures. Oats declined in sympathy wilh I other grains, opening V4 to 1% lower September 72% lo 73 and De- cember to 71. Buying at'ainst 8Sii; 0. S. Steel preferred 1C MONTREAL MARKET CLOSED MONTREJAU Aug. Montreal stock exchange Is closed today, the committee acting favorably upon a petition signed by nearly ,all Ibe members of the institution asking for a recess in order to provide an oppor- tunity for overtaking arrears of work. HAY MARKET (Prices furnished by Farm Products Ltd.) No. 1 Alfalfa, uer ton No. 1 mixed timothy and alfalfa 'jier'Kin...................... No. 1 tlmolby, per ton No. 1 alfalfa meal (sacked) Ion (Prices t.o.b. cars Letbbridsa AlfcertaOnWay To A New Record In Coal Output For First Six Months of Yea Production Million Over 1919 Figures y strong of late. The vegetables' present a striking picture. The showing is rathc-r light ,ue to tho backward spring, but quality makes up for quantity. The new pota'oes especially are big, line, even tubers. Bvery other vegetable peculiar to this country appears to be !n Jtha collection, aad the winners are well 1 The Veteran Wins The gardeu contest provided some rare competition, 'Every garden en tered was a picture. But in giving first to Hyruui Rjmball. the veterau pioneer, philosopher and son of-the soil, the juilgo mads no mistake, Kiinball'a garden greets the eya iust this side of Victoria park. It is a is a prolesslonal, also Brown, who took second. The protestauls state that it is tOeuiicsi'to running au ordinary saddle pony against a thor- oujhbred. 'just what will happen among the ropers today cannot be ifre- dlcteci. The race card yesterday contained some good fixtures. The eulry lists were large and the races were keen- ly run. In most instances it was neck-to-ueck run for the- money. In the half-mile free-for-all, Charley Kinsey's speedy ciare, Lilly Ferguson, came in llrst, with Meet's Lee Dexter second, antf Hrook's Juniper, third. It was a thrilling event and brought the crowd in the stand to Its feat. missions hers. They have approxi- mately TO.CQi) acres in crop, roughlj' divided as follows: Saskatchewan 30.000; Alberta 25.- 000 and Manitoba J5.000. Cutting started on the farms in] Qu'Appelie valley Thursday. Fifteen binders are at work on 5000 acres of greater production farms that NEW PREMIER GIVES UP LAW PRACTICE VVI.VXIPEO. Aug. Artlisir Meighen. premier of is 110 loader a law he Raymond fair and who are warm- ly welcomed back aro Robert Laws J. D. McCarly, Harry Myers, O. Tutiland. N. A. JlcKcllar was Iho leading local exhibitor. Will Murry. oJ Magrath ,had some good chickens also winning In a number of classes. The visiting c-xbibilors in the poullry de parlment in speaking with your cor respondent referred 16 the service ii that section in very, high terms. Al bert Grand ond Frank Romerll are th. directors in charge. Efficiency seem ed to be the keynote ot Ilieso gentle men. This Is essential as the hand ling ot a poultry show is no smal job. It is a man's job. J. H. Wesl brook, of I.elhbridgc. was the judge. The vcgrlahles and grains are Eirtis tically displayed In Ihe exhlhltlo building. The lateness of the season of course, weakens Ihe ii cheat grain. Til the sheaf cnlries Iher IF, howevc-r, sonic- magnificently hca eil green wlieat ]t.looks like it wl be ready for the binder in anothc week. Judging from the heads a sixt; bushel crop a ccrl.ilnty. GooJ Alfalfa There is some good nlfalfd. An e hibit of secoml-cutUng alfalfa )ne siirea 32 Inches and is heavy. Tl other alfalfa cxliib'.t is in flower, bi It is {minted mil that the lion-ore 11 not thia season' on