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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ID, THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE MARKET REPORTS Winnipeg Grain W1XX1PEG, Aug. conlln-' Toronto Livestock TOliON'TO. Aug. ued In good demand with an iucreas-' Cattle, receipts 1.03S. With ed spread of 1 cent. how.: nearly l.WO held over from yesler- ever, were light. Barley aud fiai were! day, the market is draggy, but prices also In fair demand 41 unchanged! are about steady with yesterday's I drop. Top price Cows held October oaU closed T-S cent higher [u liout steady, stockers .and feeders and December 5-S cent higher; with ouallty stuff strong. 1 3-4 cents higher for 'October and un-j Calves, receipts 260. Top {19.50. _ changed for December, flai 3 1-2, Slieeu. receipts 972. Sheep market cents higher for Oclober. October; steady. Lamb market sieacjy with top I rye opened, today "ai 4 cents higher. Quotations: October December October December .October....... at f 14.50. Open. Cloee. SS'S' 54 116% 350 October 180 184 Cash Prices OATS- NO. 2 C.W... 99 No. 3 C.W... US' Eitra No. 1 feed 36 .Xo. 1 feed. .52 No. -2 feed.. 00 'Track SO ;No. 3 C.W... 145 No. 4 C.W... 135 I Rejected and feed 113 Track 140' I Ko. 1 N.W.C. 352U No. 2 C.W.. .34GVi No. 3 C.W.. .297U Fight Is To Be Waged Against Increase In Rates On the Canadian Railways three. The other rims were well scattered. Tho racing and stampede events pretty tritlcally ill it his home in -New West-1 (or a time director ol medical service.! minster and his condition is such for-Military District He is a Legal Battle Begins Before The Railway Commission at Ottawa receipts 613. Market weak at Montreal Stocks MONTREAL; Aug. local exchange opened with a slightly up- ward tread this morning. Spanish River common1 led the morplnK'j; ad- with a net gain of 2'1-S points. The preferred was steady at 110.'The other paper slocks were steady. Sugar gained fractionally in the'eavly trad- ins- Quebei; Hallway was steady. Sterling Exchange YORK, Aus ex- steady. Ueina.iid 58; OTTAWA, Caoadiau crowded court rpom greet- ed Ihc board of railway commission- ers when they' took Ihelr seats this nioniintf at 15 o'clock for the opening of one of the biggest -railway rates tre'ro not golig. and that ought to be the e'nd of It." In tho course of a statement made by B. W. Beatiy. K. C.. president of the Canadian Pacific railway, he said that even'with .the rale Increases ask- ed for, but with the increased wages now in effect in the United States, the revenue of the. C- iff the year 1920-would scarcely equal Its operat- ing" expenses, flxed charges and usual dividends. Even ajisunjins, he added NEW change cables SS.GO. the proposed increases which are requested. The railways are asking, for a 40 per cent, advance in freight rates, a 20 per cent. Increase in passenger rates and a 50 per gent, 'increase- in sleeping and parlor, car rates. Their case, as stated by Judge F. li. Phlppen, K. C.; coun- JTrack 3 .Winnipeg Livestock Auj. Receipts 800 cattle, 225 hogs end 340 'sheep. {3.03 3-S. Canadian dollars Bar.'Silver NEW YORK, Aug. silver, domestic 98 1-2; foreign 95 1-2. New York Stocks NKW YOHK. AUK, isates: C. P. R.. 1151J: ti. S. Steel, S5Ta; U. S. Steel iireterreuYlOoTi- HAY MARKET (Prices furnished by -Kami Products No. 1 Alfalfa, per toil Xo. 1 mixed timothy and alfalfa per ton l___..............-... 31 No. 1 timothy, per ton 34 No. 1 alfalfa meal (sacked) ton (Prices f.o.b. cars Lethbridge or Bidding was generally slow at yes- rjoaldale) lerday's decline- on the cattle, market.] Top choice butcher steers hulk ,m 51150; rood quality female butchers I HfcAl J-S.50 to 59.50; good heifers, Sfl.pft; j BEGINS AT RAYMONI 'best feeder steers ifS.OO to Hog market 'showed sironR tone to- day, bidding opening at to ?21.gO for selects.- Calgary Livestock (Special to The Herald) RAYMOND, Aug. began this morning. C. McCarty put th binders to work on'his fall grain uHles which has ever been fought out (lie', P. R.-' Would enjoy i, Canada. Prom the first, It was ap- a per mft 1S18 in arent that there was to be strong op- tne volume.- of- freight -traffic and 10 per cent. Io the volume of passenger traffic." that-would Btill he the case. Mr. neatly figures to slow that .while had rLsen operating 'expenses had Increased much Jiibre rapidly. effects ot the increase iu the ratio of operating cos to gross .revenue'-would of-course be- obtlous. Ho contendeirthat tho posl lion of live C.'P. R. for the year 192f for tho Hallway Association, of! would be even more unfavorable thai Canada and President E. W. 1919, when the earnings dropped tr of the Canadian PacIOc railway, out- At lha opening of tha.hearing Chie Commissioner P. B. C'nrvell express Ined the situation Insofar as it refer- red to that roatl. On the other hand, A' C. McMaster, couusel 'for the Canadian Manufac- :urers' Assoclattou, made it clear that als organization-would not oppose a [air Increase, IT it could he shown that such increase was absolutely ed the hope that there would be a little duplication as'possible In th presentation of the case by the var iqus representatives. It might b possible for "some of the counsel ap-! pearing for organizations working aturday were even ahead ol those of Ylday. Ray Knight was not seen the rope- as UB was barred on he grounds that he a professional oper. The management has been everely criticized for this action, vhile some uphold them in it. The riding was clean and of lha dnnlng class, lied McCaun took irst money and Prank Lee second, 'tiose who rode were the two winners hd UH1 Hyssop, AuJy Lund, Warren Jepew, Frank Lenores, C. Parry, Bill Brovru, Orrin Turner and Reubeu now. Lund took first for roping and Ste- second. The race results follow: 220 yard foot first; Veal Eecond; Joues third, JIalf mile foot first; Harris second; Acron third. Saddle horso {For- syth) first; Sandy Boy (Brooksk sec- ond; Dock (lieggle) third. Pony Overtou (Mur- phy) first; >liss Overton (Kinsey) second; Flossy Johnson (Lund) Ihiril. Potato first; Passey eecond; Reid third. Locals, three years (Kinsey) first; Lilly (Lund) second; Hawd (Luud) third. Walk, (Nils- son) first; Dickey (D.ihl) second; 1'retly Boy ft'rench) third. first; Stevens sec- ond: KiUEey third. Three quarter mile, free for Lilly (Klusey) first; Cradlebow (Meeks) socond- Fern (Kinsey) third. v Handicap, halt Deiter (Meeis) first; Ksthcr Girl (Meeks) swond; Scolty thlrj. that be is not expected to recover. brother of Hon. Manning roherty, Ou- During war pcnM Col. Doherty wasltario's Minister ot Agriculture.- Stock Raisers are now offered a complete marketing and banking service through our new Branch at the Calgary Stock Yards. Full information regarding live stock 'market conditions, quotations, etc, furnished by tho Manager, by mail, telephone, or telegraph, and funds transferred to and from clients' home accounts to expedite their business at- the Yards. Make the Stock Yards Branch your business headquarters while in Calgary. A special room is provided for you, MERCHANTS BANK Head Office Montreal OF CANADA. EUablithed 1864, LETHBRIDGE BRANCH, R. J. DINNING, Muugci Bkroni and (J. uecessary'to keep In oneralion proii-jalong similar Hne.5, to gel erly built, equipped and managed rail- ways. It did not propose to agree to' any Increase to cover deficits on rail- ways, which had been over-buill and run through seclloiis of the counlry where they were unnecessary: D'arcy 5colt, counsel for the gov- ernment of Saskatchewan and the National Dairy Council of Canada, an- nounced his absolute opposilion Io In- creases of any kind." ho asked "should the board of railway commis- sioners bo asked to increase the high thus avoiding i-e-slalements ot their case. Tht Case for Railways P. If. Vhlppen, C., opening the case for the railways, said that the railways wished-to make it clear that they were not asking for any favors or new concessions. They asked, as mailer of right, that they he reinstat- ed in tho position which the railway commission decided, prior to the year 1914, that they were enliiled to. He paid thai in the year 1911 tUe railway (Continued from Front Page.) CALGARY ...Aug. was a Spring wheat harvest will "coujmenc very small market tortay at the Wednesday. Cutting will be quit yards; 11D cattle ami 5 calves general bv Saturday. Grain ripening Ing the receipts.: Butcher sleers f 1.0.00 extremely fast owing tp the hot wea- her cov.-s 57.SO to 58.50. [ther. N'o twlno .shortaigo reported. butjoats.and barley doing nicely, also "ttiix: Polaloes show good sized lubers but fewer at the roots than usual. The potato crop this district will be to 110.50; hutche: There were no, quotations are to J1S.75: Livestock MONTREAL, Aug. were 24 cars of fresh [stock on the market and a number ot tattle left over from-yesterday. Sales jwere slow nt yesterday's decline in j Cood calves wore Lambs were sold as low as 5S.OO. i The must common bambs was 512.00. There is a-bit firmer.-tono to .market for hogs. ..Sellers aro asking away below normal. -f f- TURKS SIGN TREATY SKVRT5S, France, Aug. The peace treaty with Turkey was signed hero at o'clock this afternoon. Genera! Hanild Pasha was the drat to sign-for Turkey. ONLY TABLETS MARKED "BAYER" ARE ASPIRIN Not Aspirin at All the "Bayer Cross" The nnmc is tlie ihumV j of "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin" print ot" genuine Aspirin. It nosi-1 proper directions for Colds, tivcly identifies Uic only ficninnej llcaihchp, Tootlinclit1, KarachCj Ncu- Aspirin pftccribcd liy rrtlgia. Rheumatism, Nenri- pliysiciana for over nineteen, years and] .Joint ntnl Pniri generally, now made in Canada, Tin IKIXCS of 32 tableU cost Init AKvAj'3 an unbroken x. few ccnta. Larger ".Bayer" packages. There is only one mmt ftay 'Aspirin is Iho Ira Jo ma tic (registered In CnniJn) of Manufacture of ilono- mcellcacldCBlcr ut Sallotk'acld. Vhlk It ir, veil kiior.-n lhat Aaplrln means Baycf 1 TnnmifacUirf, to the public against Imllallone, [hc-TablclI d! will fc0 thcLr gfntral Iradc mark, tho "llaycr Crolv." Ircle." Mr. Scott failed to s'ee why anadlan roads .should accept awards of commissions across; he line. He declared that the Chi-: ago .commission which granted the ast wage-increase to railway fciripjoy- es was a political organization ap- ointcd by President -IVUsor. to ;n- rease wages. Carvell Wont Go West J. B. Coyne, representing the "Win- ipep board of trade and other west- rn organizations strongly cpntendsd hat the "commission should .tour the ountry and hear evidence before the ase was decided- it was impossible or all organizations in the before the board at Ot- awa. The cnicf commissioner absolutely refused to agree to this. Ho said that ho board had given careful, consid- eration to this and Kail decided that .he case must be. decided at Ottawa, marked that .while these were t would go on until it was finished. On Mr. Coyne's continuing his-argu- ment, Mr. Carvell said with eomc as- icrUy: "There has heen an effort on tho cost of living? The peak ot the cost j commission had held a most of living had heen reached, but the j five hearing at which the Dominion board was asked io straighten this land provincial governments, as well peak. 1C these railway rates go up, it! as other organizations were repre- will mean, that tlm cost of labor will senteci. Sittings were held from coast go up too. Then'we will have the to coast covering a period ot two ailways coming back next year to Finally rales were determined or a further increase in. rates, and I which were considered fair and just o on. It is time to break the vicious view of the conditions that pre- vailed. The public, said Mr. Phipnen. was suspicious of statements made by rail- road companies. There was, however, one feature of railway accounting that could not'lie, and lhatLwas the or-erat- Ing ratio" ol the companies. Prior to ths appointment ot the rail- way board, the railways were left largely to themselves as to rates. It was remarkable, that iiiribr to 1S13 the operating ratio was'65 and a fraction in tho United Stales, -while in Canada it was-about 70 and under this ratio business prospered1 arid nobody corn- were not part of the, west to hiaUe us go out it costing more than, a dollar to pro- .here and 'hold sitting. I tell you duce a dollar. Closing Bay Raymond Fair Saw Three Thousand People Present o- Sport Program Greally Inicr- cstetl Ihc of Races Gn oldjriend 2na netvform DNALD'S BRITISH CONSOLS i (From Our Own CcrrospDnuenl) RAYMOND, Aug. second, day of the Raymond fair came up to expectations in every particular. Fully three thousand people ware on the grounds. Tie snorts were keenly con- tested and tlie crowd wag -kept in high spirits, From a financial stand- point the fair association, according ,lo cluctals, broke even. .This Is very and is a demonstration that a fall fair can he put over with- out incurring a heavy deficit. 'The agricultural society is to he congratu- lated on the signal success of the ex hibitiou this year. Saturday the horse judging was completed by noon. II. S. Allen and Levi Marker, ot Raymond .and Ma grnth respectively, were- prominent among the winners. While (ho show- ing of horses was lighter (hah-in some years past llie animals were of ex- cellcnl type and brought forth praise from tho judge. Mr. JlcMlilon. .las. K. Mceks and John Larson had charge department. Ill the boys' stock judging, which Is one of tlie most commendable move menls ever inaugurated at the fall fairs, John O'lirlen, sou of Alderman Ti J. O'Urleit, Charles Hurr illvld- ed the honors. TIio toys did somo close judging, the cards corresiiond- ing, very favorably with the Judge's. They jutlgfid callle, sheep and horses. Educational and Fine Arts Thy educational and fino arts de- parlnie-nt was mosl attractive. The sclsonl wxirk was of splendid merit and the entries were numerous. Al- together tho display Indicates an alertness on the part of tho school children that is most ndmiraltle. The work on exhibition included map drawing, wicker work, picture fram- ing in rafTia, original short story, arid Ibesl collections of noxious weeds and wild flowers. The beat exhibit'Of manual arts work was won by ftulon Uoyson. This lad of twelve years has executed some splendid work which gives promise of bigger things later In lite If lie continues In this line of endeavor. His collection was carefully made, well proportioned, ami neatly painted and .finished, i'rlnci- Mr. Palmer ol the Knight Academy, i-ere the-directors In charge of this lepartment. s The Poking was lighter than in many years. While there were some ;ood exhibits this section was not up :o standard, according' to the judge. Mrs. J. M. Boyson. Next year it will 90 stressed and ah effort inade to Duiid up the department. One of the most attractive depart- ments at the fair, and one of the most comprehensive, wag the- fancy work. Some rare work was on dis- play. The directors, Mrs, Alexander and Mrs. Evans, expressed particular- ly their appreciation- of the support from Stirling and Tabor, Mrs. Barton of Stirling was a large exhibitor. Olh- ora who took prizes. for work were Mrs. Brimhill, Mrs! McKellar, Mrs. J. P. Anderson. Miss Laura Redd, the heaviest individual exhibitor, Mrn. Collelt and.Mrs, Snow. Mlsa Hall.and Mrs. Mae Turner.of Magratli were the judges. They .sjiokc very highly tlie work entered. An, effort will be iriado next year .to increase the prizes' on'-women's .work aiid to revise the lists..; Speaking-, ot this. Mrs., Alexan- der slnteil that tho premium lists In the .ladles' dep.irlmeiits would be carefully gone over and brought up to present requirements. Saturday the weather was hot anrt the refreshment slamls dltl an enor- mous business. There were three on tho grounds and every one sold out before Ihe sports were over. The dance at night, which brought the ex- hibition io a close, was very success- ful. .The floor was crowded, Among the visitors at, the fair were Hon. A. .1. McLean, minister of public works: W. A. Buchanan M.P., nnd Martin VYonlf, .u.I'.P. for C'ardston constituency. These Keullemcn were loud In their praise of tho enterprise of the society and the. all-round ex- cellence of the tair this year. A Wealth of Fun Tlie baseball gamo furnished a wealth of fun for iho crowd, Ft was played in town and attracted an Im- mense crowd. In a snappy hut by no means errorless Lethbrldgo came out on the big end ol a. score of Letlibridge worked three pi'tch- ci-a 'before the encounter was OJCT. and Itaymond pressed two veterans inlo service, "Cody" O'Hrieti and .Itra Walker. The game started like a Lotliliridce put five on mendation has been forwarded to the soviet government, the premier stat- ed. Proposal Not Accepted He pointed out that the allies sug- gested to the soviet that they declare a truco Monday at midnight but this was not accepted iii view of the Minsk meeting set for Wednesday. He de- clared there had been great anrt sus- picio'us delays in .coming to a dtecus- Eton of an armistice. He could not imagine, the premier said, why it is there had not beeu a real desire to have an armistice and negotiate peace, the Bovlet government would not hate, fixed date at the latest a week or ten days ago for that -purpose. The premier continued: "We are iut going to have a quarrel or pro- pose to engage this country In a dis- pute, whether it means much or little upou the difference between Monday and Wednesday and there tlie alli'js are agreed.'- Continuing his outline of the decis- ions reached at the Hythe confer- ence, the premier said: "If they negotiate an agreement at Minsk we do not propose to intervene to-upset any arrangement which is acceptable to the Pole. It is.their affair. I sin- cerely trust it will mean peace, but supposing it dirt not, we have got to face that." If the Minsk conference failed be- cause the Poles refused Io accept terms which the soviet was entitled to exact, having regard to the way in which the conflict started and to the Polish military condition, then the allies could not support Poland, the Bolshevik upon -threaten- ing the independence ot Poland, u different eituation would arise. Outlining the action the allies had decided to lake if necessary, the pre- mier said no action would be taken except to support the struggle for Poland's existence ahd independence. Xo allied troops would be cent to Po- land, he declared. It.would not be necessary, he said, if the Polish re- sources were thoroughly organized and directed. The next action, continued the pre- mier, would be to put economic pres- sure upon soviet Hussia, whether na- tional-action or international action. Substantial stores, he said, were available in that quarter of the world which the allies would feel obliged to send to Poland. 70 cents upon the 30 cents which was left being able to take care of the fixed .charges. Dealing with conditions af- ter the'war broke out.'Mi1. Phipnen re- marked that .white these were some- what upset, thero was.. not much KCJ "llowevcr, it change In the cost of. operation until1 1915. From then on the' cost contin- ually increased and the railways found themselves in an impossible position Alberta Produced Tons Coal, Six Mths, OTTAWA, Aug. there has been and still Is, to some extent a coal shortage In Eastern Canada the output in Western Canada 'con- tinues to be satisfactory. During the first six months of 1918 there was in the province of Alberta tons of coal; during the same period of 1920 the output of the Alberta mines tons, Tne Increased demand, how- ever, has quite kept pace with the increased output because Alberts coat Is being used almost entirely as far east as the head of the Great Lakes, which substantially aids in relieving the acute situa- tion In Eastern Canada. HARVESTERS REACH WINNIPEG WIXNIPEQ, Aug. Almost with out p'.oeiiUon attired in tho orthodox overalls antl k shirt, hnndreds of harvest hands from the east arrived In Winnipeg over the C. P. R, this morning. The men were typical of the annual rush of harvest hands and most of them are to definite destinations. Almost, every national- ity was represented in the party that arrived early today. Othor trains are scheduled to arrive later in tho day. IS CRITICALLY ILL VAXCOUVKK, Charles K- IJoherty, superintendent oE asylum and ot the SECURITY A Sayings Bank Account not ri only'provides an assurance for the j present, but guarantees you security in the future. To save is to THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE PAID-UP CAPITAL 1 RESERVE FUND LETHBRIDGE JV. Reikie, Manager. EVERY MAN RECOGNIZES- lie duty he owes to his wife and other members of his family to eefl that each one of them Is provided for after his decease as well as before, but iu many; instances omlls to make such arrangements as will ensure his and Ihelr affairs being properly managed demise.' The annoiutmen! of this Company as Biecutor and Trustee under your Vi'ill, will safeguard and relieve them of duties which might irovo onerous to them. Interviews and correspondence- Invited. The British Canadian Trust Co. _ 315 FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 1843 LAKE WINDERMERE CA3VIP Brijoy this summer Touching "an ideal fiiandeur you'hare a beautltul lofi cabin with every modern convenience. PJan jiavr to stay at LaXc Windemierft the. candy beaches ot Lake Windermere, British Columbia'! llcjt warm water mountain the heart of the Canadiuu- Kocklei. .J llest or you want. EwlmBiinf boating, aud favorite pastimes. Atk the lies-rest Caadlu Pacific acre at tor Xull1 Belter Through Sleeping Cars from Calgary on Train No. 1 nt Tnesdaj's awl Frl.teys, returning samo day from Lake Windcrmcre. Car placed for. occupancy at Calgary previous evening. j. GORDON TICKET AGENT, PHONE 512 nal U'onlf n( '.ri-MK school, and Ice In tho first round nml -Ilaynumd linsnllal nt Bsslnflale, H. C., Is AUCTION SALE -OF- HORSES THE UNDERSIGNED WILL OFFER .AUCTION FOR SALE AT PUBLIC AT THE LETHBRIDGE STOCK YARDS ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP 125 mates and geldings, four to elgbt years old. weights 1300 to HOO eiich, including a number ot matched tcaniB, good color, snuiul and broke. This well knoivn to tho public and is one or the beat to select from. These horses will lie sold without roacrve as the owners are going out of the liorso cnsinessf. TERMS OK per cent. cash. Balance three, montiu credit on furnishing approved joint notes with 8 per cent, on nil credit amounts; or S per cent, off for cash on nil credit amounts. F. L. WHITNEY, MRS. D. J. WHITNEY, Owners J. A, SMITH, Auctioneer ;