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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1020 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGfc FIVE MARKET REPORTS MYSTERY SL'KKOUNDS MUHOEH OK WOMAN IN VANCOUVER HOTEL WINNIPEG, Aug. ID.-- lledglus Spanish lUver. t-ominon which fcalfcs hi Increasing volumo i-auseu: rust; points durius night, opeii- wheat loturKd-to urop lousy niia fc.ius ibis moruius ui lloti. pre- jietred rejnalnea ateaay at 'liuuloii bled made a ot nail a. omt to 65. -lAUaullc sna l-rfcak ot 0 chilis was iu wun December to 233 1-S md and 1 J-So down tar December; Msrch HI. Housei with eastern .can- V.l-io lower for October and I were In ihe market early per, and rys lo tor Octobw, 1 whon com downward, VANCOUVER. Aug. mur- der of Mrs. Alma Simpson, wife of a Great Northern1 Hallway trainman, in ber room at a local hotel here, late Monday night, is still Ebruinled in mys- tery. This morning "William Colenian arrested on Tuesday in connection with the case, was aMu (o prove sin slibi aud was released. Fred Saua ders, held zs a material witness, has also been released. It uelug certain that Neither Juan bad any connection with the case. QnoUtloni t- October October OJ8B, acs M8 S3 Close, 152 114 347 195 October December October November October Cllh Prlcsi Xo. 2 C.W... 85jj Kxtra No. 1 feed 33% No. 2 feed ___................. 85% .Trade.......................86% No. 3 C.W...H3 Rejected', and feed Tract Xo. 1'N. Xo. 2 C.W...'S10W Xo. 3 C.W Condemned................ Track No. 2 C. W.................. Winnipeg Livestock Xo. 4 C.W.. .131 ..............116 WINNIPEG. Aug. Livestock today wero cattle; nogs and 21U sheep. The market opened Ibis morn- there free by local trad ors, cauBtar prices to laia a uharn dip, which caused commteGioa houses iO buy on resting crdert. They soon I absorbed the surplus la and SOT4 j after a rally set In and firmed tho "5'4 raarVet. j Oats were off irltli corn, quota lions being down 1-S o to 3-Sc lo 1 1-Sc with September 67 51 and December 6S to 1-2. 1 Toronto Livestock TORONTO, Aug. Livestock receipts 257. Market continues draggy. Prices holding about steady, especially for good cattle. Top steers averaglni one thousand pounds sold at'514-00 Cows slow. Bulls slow. Poor quality stockers and feeders to dlsposi of. Cilres, receipts 90. Calf marlre .steady, top selling at I Sheep, receipts 633. Sheep tradi i draggy. Packers bidding lower Lambs steady, 'top- HogB. receipts 360; market un changed. Jed and watered ?19.15. Bar Silver NEW YORK. Aug. st. domestic 33 1-2; foreign 98 1-2. N. Y. Funds NEW YORK, Aug. ex change "; demand 1-S; ca' .296% .34 6 .200 les ?3.CO 7-S. Canadian dollars 11 7 discount. Calgary Livestock OALGAHY, AUB. hundre Ing with tradtuglsomewbat slow, with I, 43 calves, 21 buyers bidding 25 to 50 cents lower for fair to good .mialily butcher cows. buyers bidding 25 to 50 cents lower '507 Blieep were on sale A few caoll-c butcher" sluers changed I hands-' rom quality heifer {11 to vith good s and COTTS ?C to butcher steers -.verfl In No the choic yard Medium steers, to choic fl.0.50; common, calves, heavy feeder steers ?S to JS.Io. Top lambs changed hands at with common to The hug market remained'firm with and watered, changing at Montreal Stocks MONTREAL, Aug. ouen- No. 1 rnbted-timothy and alfalfa iiiB'oi-'-'iho-local''suTek exchange was, per'.ton. nsaih very quiet Ihis morning 'with -No. i timothy, per ton prices reniainiuK around yesterday's No.'1 alfalfa moal (sacked) ton ''close. A few overnight gains how- (Prices f.o.b. cars Lethbridge ever.-were made. ,The largest llglil stockera, lo Hogs J30.50 off cars for selects. HAY MARKET (Prices furnished by Farm Produc Ltd.) Alfalfl, per ton ._... remier Smuts Holds Reins and Belter Feeling Prevails OAL OPERATORS AND DEALERS SHOULD ACT TO MEET COAL FAMINE Aug. As iciatcd Times' Capi iwn correspoudeut Indicates that arge number of measures pass- d during the session of the Srmth icau parliament, which has just ilos- d- despite the fact that few aulicl- atcd that Premier Smuts could rc- lin oflice for five months wilhoul arty majority, bills passed in- olving principles which would have een .completely antagonistic to Dutch Provincial Secretary Speaks at Convention Now' in Session At Calgary (BDecU' to CALVARY. -U'.a.i A'jg. the matter of foruilug an organiza- tion of coal operators and dealers was discussed at considerable length at tho opening session of a con- vention in Calvary which had Seen called at the of the lloii. J. L. Cote, provincial secretary and laiu- ifiter In charge- of the mines branch. U wits decided tbat no definite r.ction would -be takeiiiat that sitting. Tie was to a small tom- mlttee to bring'in a recommendation This, It was slated, would be brought before the convention Friday jnorn The provincial secretary opening of tho convention the the .ng in connection _ with he sovernnient along definite liaes. organization among the tors and dealers should pinion six years ago caused no com- realize the Miipo uent. An important feature of tbcHrada iu western, ater stages ot Ihe session was the' emarkable improvement of the pollt- cal relationships ot all parties. The nance-minister showed that thirteen iiilllon pounds represents Ihe lotal of enemy properly held in cus- ody. three millions of which already nad been paid out to Germans dom- cllcd iu South Africa. One million vlll ue applied lo South African claims for debts on property .In courte of an address pointed lo the fierlyusness of fuel situatioa in Cauuda and the need for the fullest co-uperatioir telweeu the coat operat- ors und dealers. That, he said, was the primary object ot the meeting having been called. They would all -importance of the coal' sterk Canada and tho op- eration ot that' trade In the most effi- cient and economical manner In the interests of the retail Irado-, the col- liery and (he consumer. "The realization ef efficiency In tins lie remarked, "can only he reached through tho fullest co-operatton or both .dealer and oper- ator. For. some time 1 liave felt that the most.effective way to bring about necessary feeling of. esprit de iuny and tho balance will bo held tni corps Is through the organization ot wcsiern coal association, an organ- tjun.fompoeed not only ot those 05- rallug coal mines, or of those who re dealing directly with the consum- ng public, but a combination of both 3 in order to develop western coal esources" aa they should be developed, u South Africa as a loan from Iho man owners for thlrly years at four jier cent. Premier Smuls claims lhat :hls Is' the; most generous action tak- en by utiy country 'and will be an advantage in the future. Mission Arrives in Canada To Purchase Materials And Canadian Seed w mutts 0 (Intercepted Between Wireless Messages Tchiicherin and Ldtvinoff Appear to Point That Way LONDO..V, Aug. scries of tireless messages between George .'.Tchltcherln, Russian Bolshevil; .fur-- minister, and Maslm Lltvinoff, slightest control of the-Herald, and also that the newspaper ever received Chinese bonds from the Russian EOT- ernment. Tcontinued from Front Bolshovik representative 'preve'nt 'cropi'Is' likely to exceed ---'-ijjf production by hagen during February, March aud July dealluB with financial transac- tions between tho Kucsiau soviet gov- ernment and Iho Daily. Her- was officially-mudo public here last nighl. These .rncssases, which were inter- cepted In EOTeral European countries, seem incomplete. Some of them re- fer to a commerclal'deal in newsprint V paper, and others, so far as can ,be judged from the apparently curtailed text, abow that M. l.ttvinoff was urg- ing to subsidize the Jiorold. A message sent in February declar- ed the newspaper was losing a and In another sent in July, Lit- vluoff said tho paper was ngain In fin- uncial difficulties and needed BO.OOO francs for-six months. "I consider Ihe lierald's work es- pecially Important for said the message. "It acts as if it were our organ." Later the liolsliovlS minister tele- graphed to Lltvinotf, directing him trjj (ell the management ot the Herald: lhat! a "subsidy would be paid" and that ho had ordered certain Chinese bonds handed over, to the nowu- paper, r In-one of Tchiicherjn's messages ssnt on February U9. l.llviiioff was in- slrncted to consull Ihe editor of the Herald regarding'.details of publica- tfbti in out to him-who will him ordc'ri and bushels. Should a forty per cent, increase in rates be allowed would- mean additional earnings for all the railroads of and a "margin" of the train cost. "ThfL is iill very repeated Mr. .Moule. "but yoij have made no allowance for moving cars Into the west to bring the "grain out and -with! movement as we are likely haye this year that Is.u vory Import- ant consideration." Jlr. Symington made additional cal- culations to show that the total mar- gin over operating expenses for all tho railroads, this year would he In excess of for the grain movement alone. Ha asked the' wit- ness if he would agree that this large sum of money would come directly from the producers of grain.' Mr. Moule maintained when pres- Au'g. while Poland is at death grips with the Rus sian reds .with the Bolshevik threat j ening-their capital: city, Warsaw; tin Poles are preparing for the recon I stniction of their country. To thi I end a delegation of Polish officials 01 I this continent with headquarters a York, arrived in Montreal yes terday to investigate tho possibililie of securing various supplies from Canada. The Poles are anxious ti buy-from Canada railway locomotives rails and rolling stock, maehinery fo factories, agricultural machinery seed grains from our early other crops, and seed for the introduc Uon Into Poland of Canadian hardy- apples, peaches and other frutls. Members of the delegation said last night that. IJoland is so nearly liko Canada in climatic and' olhev conditions that they found It moris nsefitl lo deal with this country than Ilia United States, although they had already made large purchases of locomotives and similar supplies In that country, there rauRi be a community ot Inter- est between liieae two bodies." Co-operation Needed Mr. Cote said that they would readily realize the acvanuje to them sselves of effort that ha JIayor Marshall, Dr. Tory, president ot the University ot Alberta, was unaii imously appointed to the chair. The latter briefly referred U) the research work that was at present being car- ried on'at the university. Some time ago, he said, It had became an urgent matter tu deal with the question of mining engineering upon his return from overseas the question was taken up again, and a laboratory had been built in which research work was now PLAN TO GO SLOW ON HYDRO HADIAL ST. CATHARINES. Outr, AttS. That the mipuinliiieiit of the special i joard to Inciiiiie into the project was in-fulfillment of. the pre-j election promises o! toe United Farm- ers for a more careful financing-of the province was staled by Don. II C. Niion, piovincial secretary, yesterday, before a gathcriug of over farm- ers at the joint plcuic of the Lincoln couulry agricultural society and wom- en's institute at Vineland. "H the goveruuient took the say-so of one man to expend ft would be indeed open to said. information we have in hand makes us fearful of the enterprise. In Massachusetts only radial is not defunct." CANADIAN SECURITIES HELD IN THE U. S. ARE ENORMOUS NEW YORK, August Canadian sec- urities held In the United States July 1 this year, represented the enormous total of according to a compilation pre- pared by the Guaranty Trust Company- of New York and pub- lished En the current issue of the Federal Reserve Bulletin. Of this total, provincial and municipal Issues accounted for government Issues railroad, EOO; public utility, and industrial, In- cluded In the Canaan list in this compilation is a loaF of S2.500.- 000 to the government of New- foundland. GRANDMOTHERS. rof EFFinBRNT UNION BANK OF CANADA Lethbridge Branch C C. King, Manager Biinchet alto at Cardston and Barons HARVEST EXPENSES Halrest time brings expenses which must be -met with ready money. Should you need an.advance to telp you over this busy this Bank. We are pre- pjirjsdijtojielp all responsible ianners. BANK OF COMMERCE PAlD-Uf1 CAPITAL RESERVE FUND Eeikie, Manager. THAT WHITE, WHOLESOME BREAD YOU SEE AROUND THESE DAYS IS MADE FROM ROYAL HOUSEHOLD CANADA'S BEST FLOUR i YOUR DEALER CAN GET IT FOR YOU ent prices of grain sro considered the farmers were In a position fifty or sixty ]ior cent, better than In 1313; with a forty per cent. Increase In In force. Mr. Symington: "Have, you gone hifo the nnestioh of what tho .farmer gets for his grain and what it coats Mr. Moule said that his figures were based urion the price received lor grain. of Production ,Wr. Ihorenpon' produced from the United States rogulRta. tie number, of copic-i. Irn't j aenartment of ngriculiuri iiiirportlng pamphlets to Rhow that a large numucr of tests he now able to send to The liofatd prints the official slalo- ment, together with a nlalemenl by "its editor, George Ixmabury, declaring that all the newen'iipo'r's.dealings with the Russian sovornment wero legitl' mate toitsincsB transactions' and -con- cerned the purchase of newsprint paper which, -however, was not ob- tained. It is denied the Russian gov- ernment .directly or indirectly had tho The Table Oil Have Beei Looking .For. It Kaiierd. minion Coal N.S., Ang. The Do Company's mines at are again Idle. tYesterday the management agreed to give a "two fire schedule" instead of three fires a man. a one month's trial, and the men went -tack 011 this undemanding. Since then only two fires had hecn kept up and the result wag thai-suffi- cient slecim pressure .lo.nm tho mines was not maintained. In view of thin, the management ordered tho intro- duction of three-fire schedule. Tho men refused lo comply and tlio result of Ihe disagreement was that this morning Ihey again struck, lying up the wliolo plant and throwing nearly a thousand men out ot employment. AVIATOR. FALLS IN ENGLISH BAY I maOc last year In Minnesota and Dakota had demonstrated that ii costs 42.65 to a bushel of'wheat Chief Commissioner "Do you ejipp.ct the ordinary mnn lo ,oe that? I grow wheat In a small way and oven In my way It docs not cor.t nearly as much that." Mr. Symington said he did not sub- mit Ihe figures In the hellef lhat.they were even approximately correct, but as proof that the cost of growing grain had greatly Increased. "Wo all smarted Mr. Carvell. VANCOUVER, Aug. search haa so far failed to recover Iho body ot Cn'pt. Hlbbert li. Ilrenlon tho aviator, who last night fell lo his death in the waters of Knglisl Hay, when the Boolug flying boat li whfcli he was making n flight crashei from a height of feet. The annual