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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1920 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE MARKET REPORTS WINNIPEG. Aug. local J6 to bulls 15.50; good stockers wheat market was very active during tbo early part of the session today and both future months made rapid gains duo to strong demand of export houses. Toward the close when the demand had been satisfied, prices eas- ed off. A fairly largo volume of busi- ness was handled. There were no special features In Iho coarse grain markets today, trad- ing bclug email wltb limited offerings. October wheat closed 'I 3-4c higher with December. 2-1-4C better; Octob- er oals closed 5-8e up, December 3-Sc bellcr and Mas' l-2e higher; October barley closed Me higher, -December unchanged; October flax closed 3c lower, November Ic lower, snd OclobiS rye 1 He higher.- Quotations: Open. Close. Oclober December........ 24714 248 October....., 80 SOM December........ 74% May 79% i Oclober.............. lily December HIM October........... 342 November......... 343 195S Cash Pricts No. 1 Nor...279% No. 2 Kor...276V4 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 Track ......'.................275'X. Track................ BARLEY- NO. 3 C.W..-.12S15 No. 4 Selected .....................113K. Track FLAX- NO. 1 N. W. C................342 No. 2 C.W... 3 3 C No. 3 C.W... 314 Condemned..................202 Track .......................342 No. 2 C. W...................204V Bar Silver YORK, Aug. silver domestic 99 1-2; foreign 07 34. Calgary Livestock CALGARY, Aug. was small quiet market at the stockyard today prices the same as yesterday1 close. Only 290 steers, 35 cows, 160 hogs and 20 sheep were received. Best steers }S to ?9.CO; medium steers to J9; gboiTcows to medium Commerce Board To Probe Charges Rent Profiteering best veal calves J9.50 to 10.CO. Select hogs off cars N. V. Fundi NEW YORK, Aug. ei- hange steady. Demand 1-2; ables ?3.58 1-4. Canadian dollars 11 er cent, discount. Chicago Grain CHICAGO, Aug. which was credited to shorts was a feature the early wheat market. The do- uand for cash grain from the seaboard 73s less urgent, and the market seem- d to feel the effect ot the offerings if Canadian grain at lower price; than previously here, due to difference In xchange. After opening o 3-4C'higher, with December 233-1-2 o 234 and March 229.1-2, addlUonal trength developed and prices soon advanced above yesterday's highest >o'nt. Oats showed a firm tone -with scat- .erod buying, first quotations showing 3 net gain of !-8c to 5-8c over yester- day's finish with September 67 1-8 and December 66 3-4 .to 66 7-8. Montreal Stocks MONTREAL, Aug. Jooil Will Ask For Wider Much Feeling in West on This Question stock market continues to be extreme- y dull and practically no (railing took place during the first-half-hour this morning. Asbestos continues Its itrong drive, quarter of a point lo 84. Other prices remained unchanged at their yesterday's clos- ing levels. Winnipeg Llvettock WINNIPEG. Aug. (Dominion Livestock today 780 cattle; 60 hogs and.HO sheep. The market was active today with all goo-1 grades of cattle selling at steady lo strong prices. Choice butcher steers to bulk of good heifers chang- ing hands at ?8 to few lambs of medium quality sold at Hogs steady at ?20.00 for selects, fed and watered. N. Y. Stocks NEW YORK, Aug.' sales: C. T. R. 1S1 1-4; U .3. steel 90 5-8; U. S. steel preferred 106 1-4. HAY MARKET (Prices furnished by Farm Products No. 1 Timothy ..............i No. 1 Mixed Timothy and Al- falfa 30.00 WINNIPEG, Aug. making an unbfficia' Inquiry Into the, matter of rents In Winnipeg and elsewhere In the ives Captain W. W. Wfclte, chlet coinmls sloner of the Canadian board of com merce, has recommended to Ottawa that the- board be given authority to Investigate charges of rent profiteer Ing. White has .found that much feeling exists In regard to this question, but with Its present powers tho board.has no authority to conduc an official Inquiry. Chairman White leaves fontght to Ottawa after a busy month In th west, in the course of which he ha held public inquiries at Winnipeg, Re Calgary, Yancouve and Victoria. After the board separ ated at the coast, and the other mem bers left for the east, the cnalrma completed several Inquiries whlc were, under way and In several direc- tions has made tentative investiga- tions which are expected to result in official action on his return to the cap- ital. Do You Want to Economize in Clothes Buying For Fall? Here's Your Suit Opportunity No. 1 Alfalfa (Prices f.o.b. cara 27.00 Lethbrldge or New York Dock Workers Go Out on White Star IiV Liners IT lion. C. C. Ballantyne Assures Citizens of Coast Port Do- minion Will Help position to obtain the loans advanced to the harbor board, and Ihe Interest car, not be paid unless there are certain charges, he said. The minister said that he was not In sympathy with a tonnage tax on vessels and hoped'that, this, would be 'st year that charge would be made. He thought that tho only charges which should be levied were berthing or warehouse rentals, and a cargo lai, which he declared was syn- omonous with wharf age At the session of the house of com1 mons, stated the minister, he will ask VANCOUVER, Aug. Is the Intention of the Dominion government given proper support by the 'citiz- ens of Vancouver, to spend millions >t dollars in making the port of Van- couver one of the best in the world, Hon. C. C. Ballantyne, minister of marine and fisheries, today told a dele- gation from the board of trade, which tddr'csscd him on port changes. The minister was frank In his state- ments and told tho members that ho considered the shipping facilities of Vancouver were years be- hind tho times. Tho necessary equip- ment and development to place Van- couver In tho forefront as a port can only bo brought about by the expen- diture o! enormous sums of money, he said. This money will not be forth- coming unless tho government Is In a for another vote of JS.OOtyiOO for Van- couver. NEW YORK, Aug. shoremen who were unloading four big White Star liners went on here today in protest against the action cf the British authorlllta In taking Archbishop Mannix, pro-Irish prelate, from the Battle on her last trip to Eng- land. This report was telephon- ed to police headquarters by offi- cials of the lino, who asked thit reserves be rushed to the From the White Star liners, Irish sympathizers marched the Cun'td Line piers where they, claimed they had pulled out other longshoremen. Then they started for the docks the Anchor Line. CANADIAN WINS ANTWERP, Aug. Canad- ian Associated Vernot of Montreal won his heat in the semi- final of the 400-metre free style swim- ming race at the-. Olympiad today. Lander of the United States, put up a great race with him. made a very strong ending, won by half a yard, George Hodgson, a winner at the last Olympic contests, who was drawn In the same heat, was unable (o maintain the'pace and took sixth and last place. Vernot'B time was 5 minutes 27 seconds, one- and three- fifths seconds slower than the record. So Says A. B. Calder of C. P. R in Replying To Editors' Presentation Mrs. Margaret Z. Overacker, aged nearly 105 years, died at tho home of her daughter at Alexandria Bay, Ont. Most People Avoid The Second or Third Cup of 1 But those who use Instant Postum can safely drink as many cups as they like Postum tastes much like the best coffee, but it contains no harmful elerrient, so" it can be used freely and with comfort. "There's a Reason" for POSTUM Sold by Grocers Canadian Postum Cereal Ltd Windsor, Ontario (Special.to the Herald} VANCOUVER, B.C., Aug; of the most intorestinfe- features o the tanquet given to tho tourin delegates of tha Imperial Press Con ferencfi last evening, at Trhteh. fou hundred guests were present, w presentation to Mr. A. B. Calder, b the C. P. R. head office at.Montreal. The party's cicerone, Vlbcount Bnrii- ham. Introduced the subject, paying a tribute to tho splendid organization ot the tour and to Mr. Calder's Wg port therein. The Inscription in album of autographs of every one on the party described Mr. Calder as" tlio' prince'Of raconteura, ao a patient help' er and a promoter of good fellowship among the voTngners. Mr. Valentine Knapp added to these remarks de- scribing Sir. Calder as R prince among chiefs of a service that ,was demo- cratic lo the core and big men rapidly rose to the top, f Sir Arthur Ilolbrook, who also spoke! In.connection with the said that Mr. Calder had been the llto! of the party and had been oo inclusive In his attentions to the multifarious details that ho personally ascribed the calmness of the sea during their voy- age across the Atlantic lo his arrange- ments. Lndy Burnham presented him the album with a few well chosen words, and Mr. Calder, in replying, satd' his work on the tour had been a pleasure rather than a duty, and had bec'n done not as representing tho C. ,P, It, but In behalf of his native country. lio had discovered a new unit of measure- ment on tho trip, he said, for where- as ho had fonnorly consl'lmcl Cauiida a land tulles ncross, ho now found that tho distance was exactly 2.000 speeches. COL. CUNNINGHAM RESIGNS VANCOUVER, Aug. ment of tho resignation ot Col. P. H. Cunningham, cblot Inspector of Do- minion fisheries for British Columbia, was made this morning by Hon. C. C, Ballantyno, mlnlsler of marine and fisheries. Col. Cunningham's reslg' nallon will lake effect December 31. No successor to Col. Cunningham has bticn named. The announcement was made by Hon. Mr. Balianlyne before a delegation from tho British Columbia Salmon Canncrs Association this morning. Facing deportation because she could not read, an Italian girl learn- ed tn two weeks at Ellis Island and will bo allowed if, '.ZM tho U. S. We want you to know more about the better clothes sell and for Saturday we are going to put on a real live introductory suit offer. We have recently opened hundreds of New Fall Suits for young men and men who stay young. Models that are correct in style, pattern and tailoring. Correct young men's models. button double breasted mod- els. single breasted straight front models. High waist line effect. They are ready for your inspection in a wide range of new pattern cloths. Sizes 34 to 38. Hundreds of new pattern suits for the more conservative dresser. We fit them all. The slender, stout, short stout. Sizes 36 to ;48. The regular prices of these new Fall.Suits are NOTE THE SAVING ON THESE PRICES FOR SATURDAY SELLING ONLY 535.00 SUITS: Saturday ?40.00 SUITS. Saturday SUITS. Saturday SUITS. Saturday v 155.00- SUITS. Saturday SUETS. Saturday ?65.00 SUITg. Saturday SUITS. Saturday 33.75 37.50 41.25 When You Get Right Down to the Point There's exactly-one style of hat that's going to look good on it's up to you to say which one suite. Jmf We jWrTc'unpacked numerous new styles from the best and our mirrors are all shined up ready for you. to Home of Fit-Reform and Society Brand Clothing, Dr. Jaeger's Woollens, the Geo. A. Slater Shoes. We Have Week-End Savings for You in Our Shoe Dept. As Well 35 Pair Men's Velour and Vici Kid in Black (Geo. A. Slater Regular rjf Saturday eytl, 0 tj 75 pair Geo. A. Slater Shoes in extra heavy weight Box Calf, made with wet proof soles; also a few tans included in this lot, Regular price (gQ Men's Oxfords in dark tan. Eegular to Saturday McKelvie Saturday 2 Largest of Men's Wear in Southern Alberta t McGuire ;