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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESpAY, AUGUST 31, 1020 THE LETRBRIDGE DAILY HEUALD PAGE FIVE MARKET REPORTS WINNIPEG, Aug. future over from yesterday the market today wheat markets were very firm at.to- was fairly active aid prtou: day'a session and tooth- contract monlhs made gains but owing to small offerings little changed hands. The in- spection of new wTicat yesterday total- led 214 cars. lu the coarse gralu markets the offerings were Tpry light and trading dull. October wheat closed Ic higher, with December. lUc better; October oals closed unchanged, December and May lie lower; October fcarley closed down, with December He better; October flax closed and Novem- ber 46 higher, higher. -October rye closed Oct.... Uec.. OATS- Octr.V Dec. May Oct. Dec. Oct. Quotations Open. 260 80 7815. 120% Ill 341 Close. 261 735; 77% 12054 in 194% .34414 ov. 342 Oct.'..'. 191 Cash Prices No. 1 Northern 272% No. 2 Northern No. 3 Northern 270V4 No. 4 ......250 No. 5 245 Track Manitoba Track Saskatchewan Track Alberta 274 OATS- NO.. 1 Feed.. S8S No. 2 Feed.. 8554 Track ____ S434 No. 4 C.W...123U Track 12554 No. 3 C.W...12S'j, FLAX- NO. 1 NAV.C..................345 No. 2 No. 3 Condemned..291 Track.....34414 No. 3 C.W.......................203% Calgary UvestocK OAOXSARY, Aug. market was quiet today with local buying. The receipts were 151 cattle, 82 calves, -U2 sheep. No hogs. The bulk of butcher steers, J9.75; cows, to stockers, 57.50 to iS.OO; medium stockers, to choice calves, J10.CO; medium, common, .to Sheep, to larnhil, Hogs quoted J20.GO, no sales. New Yorfc Stocks NEW. YORK, Aug. 31. Closing sales: C. P. U. ei-ilivldend, 119; U. S. Steel. U. S. Steel -preferred, Winnipeg Livestock WINNIPEG, Aug. birestock today were hogs, and 01 With nearly head held orally firm. Choke quality tmtcher steers, to choice cows, rlC.OO. Stockers and feeders were In rood demand at yesterday's prices. Sheep and lambs market was steady at yesterday'j prices. Hogs remained unchanged at 'or selects. Chicago Grain CHICAGO, Aug. Fresh declines In the value of wheat took place today chiefly on account of hedging pres- sure from cash houses here. Buying was. only a scattered sort with but little, demand from the seaboard, pp- ening prices, which ranged from 1-2 to la lower, with December 232 and March were followed by a moder- ate rally and thereafter a downturn much under initial figures'. Support was lacking hi oata as In other grain, prices opening 1-8o to 2-Se down, December at 66 3-8 .to 1-3, iind contlnuins to show weakneafc Toronto TORONTO, Aug. LiTeitock 374. Choice quality'steady with" very few otfeiings.' Heavy beef steers, to butcher steer's, choice to Caives, reclrjls 86. Calf merket etrong, tops sold this morning at 21 cents. Sheep, receipts Lambs about steady with. llogs, receipts 467. Few hogs sold, but pfcspects are that prices wilt .be about :520.76, fed and watereJ. Bar Silver NEW YORK, Ang. sttrer, domestic 99 1-2; foreign 92 3-1. Montreal MONTREAL, Aug. stock market opened wlU a oiotiMeJ quiet tone again today and -wftlt rtitm about steady vtth close. Breweries 63J4. imchanged f rom yesterday. Spanish -ftiTftr com rjioa sold off to 112, and'an odJ lot of the preferred at 122. Laurentido'rc mained nnchangedr at'114, while At- lantic Sugar changed hands st 138. HAY MARKET (Pitces furnished by Firm ,ProducU No. 1 Timothy No. 1 MUed Timothy and Al- falfa Arbitration In G.T.R, Case Will Start Next Month Sir Walter Cassels, Ex-President Taft and Sir Thomas White the Commissioners OTTAWA, Aug. Canadian li probable that the dits ot the opening of the arbitration pro- ceeding to fix the price the govern- ment will pay for tue Grand Trunk iallwsy will fce decided upon here week. Sir Walter Cissels. chief utttce ot tie exchequer court, who wai named chairman of the commis- tton ty act ot parliament; Sir Thomas White, former minister of finance, and ex-President Taft of the United States, ht other all be In tee capital tomorrow and It is expected that the three commission- srs will get together and decide when it will be possible to open the formal Inquiry for the taking of evidence. It is thought possible that the for- mal hearing ot'the evidence may fce commenced about the middle ot Sep- tember. It "generally understood that the arbitration proceedings will be conducted in Montreal, where the Irand -Trunk head offices are located. 30.00 .No. 1 Alfalfa 27.W (Prices f.o.b.- cars LettbrMee ox SWEDEN WILL TAKE PROHIBITION VOTE STOCKHOLM, Aug. Prohibition of all drinks having an alcoholic content exceeding 2.8 per cent: is recommended in a report of a government committee appointed in 1911 to consider the liquor question. In addition, the committee pro- posea'That absolute prohibition be to a vote ot the people arid made effective on three-fifth's ot tho electorate favoring It. Among tho 15 members ot the committee were eight avowed prohibitionists. fe PREMIER SAYS CANADA NOT CONTEMPLATING ANY RUSSIAN INTERVENTION Indian Agency Inspector Tells of Imperial Drilling North of Edmonton OTTAWA, Aug., Is no need tor resolutions or discussion of hostile-action being taken by Canada against Russia, according to the prem- ier, Hon. Arthur Melgnen. Speaking on the subjects of resolutions ol protest FUch hostile action which hare been passed at various meetings, Mr. Meighen staled to the Canadian Press that there was no rea- son whatever for the discuEslon of the subject or for the passing of such reso- lutions. The subject has not been EO much as. mentioned, and manifestly action could be in contempla- tion'. Aug. vast hinter- land ot Northern Canada should be preserved in its entirety as a sane luary for wild animals, a trappers and hunters1 paradise. Is tho opinioi o( II. A. Conivay, inspector of Indlat agencies in the Far North. Mr. Con way Is la Itcgina today on his returj from a trip through the northwest te; ritories that took him 1900 miles nortl of Kdmouion or-1500 miles norlh of r railway. He will report to Ottawa on the condition of northern Indian trices and the general conditions of the country travelled. He has been making tours of the north bud for 20 years. In speaking of oil prospects, Mr. Conway said that In its opinion the test outlook was at Fort 'Norman where the Imperial Oil company was spending a vast sum. He stated that they had drilled to the ciepth of 425 feet when he was there in July. He was shown samples of fine crude oil. The Inspector did not feel Inclined to talk on Ihe quantity Qt oil secured by. the company. About <0 miles along the river near the fort U. S. RAILWAYS ON OWN RESOURCES AGAIN Aug. 31 Kstimatcd to have cost the Un- ited States government monthly for the past sis months, the clause of tho Transportation Act which guar- antees earnings to railroads of the country will cease to be ef- feet Ire at miunight tonight and the roads again will be on their owu resources. Further loans from the government, however, will be available Ironf the re- volvlng fund created by the act. 'lad been stated by the Jestdes the oil hunters, there was a stream of men searchins for iilncrals. BALTIC STILL IDLE NEW- YORK, Aug. at lirltlsh line piers, where'40.000 phone Dozen Regions of Ericksdale Stands in Fire Path WINNIPEG. Aug. a dozen separate regions of Manitoba bush and prairie fires are still menacing life and property and !n many cases demand the attention of scores of men who should be at their farms cutting 01 threshing Iho already over-ripened grain. Reports from half a dozen districts today Indicate that the situation this morning Is not acute, although ia oilier places an all-night battle with the flames showed no s'gns of cessa- tion when dayltght appeared. At Ericksflale, according to tele- reports the fire, creeping longshoremen deserted Friday in pro-j through denea bush, reached a petal test against the confinement of the I little more than two miles from the lord mayor of Cork In Drlxton ot the town. Throughout the were improved this morning -when several hundred strikers returned to work. Union leaders are urging the men to "keep on the job." No work Is being done on the White Star liner Baltic, whose arrival was tho signal for the inauguration.of the walkout. It was from tho Baltic that British authorities removed Archo'ishop' Man- nil, who was hound for Ireland. night, it Is said, gangs of men fought the flames .with only partial success. When a three-year-old girl fell from the third storey of a New York apart- ment, her-head struck squarely on sleeping cat, saving.her from serious injury, but snuffing out all the nine lives of the cat. ANTHRACITE MINERS NOT LIKELY TO STRIKE WILKESBAHRE, Aug. though expressing dissatisfaction with] the award of the anthracite coal made public yesterday by President Wilson, strike talk was not BO general today among members of the United Mine Workers of Amer- ica. The award-sires' the men wage increases of 17 to'20 per cent; They askeS for at least 27 per Buying or Selling at Calgary Stock Yards T.ttA o! carrying large lomi of certified checkf, bank no need to worry about nchange, ate, wtta buyiuj 'ef s'eliih gat the Calgary Stock Taria, The time Calgary Stock 'Yards Branch of Mttebuti Bank of Canada .wfl! tent j-on, by tranjf ftinda to or from jour home Tba -Manager will aleo rornbh my information you may deiirt n-inarkee ditioni. is a room la thi forTcxDUM v HM. Giifeea Roberison Pays Tribvte anrl American Federations OTTAWA, Aug. striking tri- bute to the Bane elements of trade unionism, afc represented hy the Amer- ican Federation of Labor and the Trades and' Labor Congress of Can- ada, was paid by Hon. Senator Gideon Rohertson, minister of labor, at a pri- vate Icncheon at the Rldeau Club yes- terday, given to the commissioners attending. the conference on the uni- formity of legislation In Canada. After upeakihg of the work accomplished by the international unions toward harmony between-the workmen and the employers, commonly described M capital, Senator Hbbertson declar- ed that it the'labor situation van not in the near future It would thosa organiza- tions He pointed to the International B as belni; one of the strongest in combatting Bolshevism on the North American continent The fact that, out: of- SBO.OOO- orsanlwd workltipnen in Canada, were members of international trade unions, gave the speaker grounds to' hope that the element would assert Itself sufficiently to bring stability to the labor situation. TIiemeRCHANTSBANK HMd Office: Montreal. OF CANAPA. Establlthed 18M, BRANCH, R. J. DfflNING, UtUftl and DISCOUNT FACILITIES This Bank Is prepared to make advances to individuals, partnerships and companies against' approved trade paper on favorable terms. Do not hesitate to discuss with us -requirements of your businessi 8fA THE CANADIAN BANK 6F COMMERCE PAID-UP CAPITAL JJBTHBlUDGE W. Rcikit, Manager. British Canadian Trust Company Block.1 Trustee, Administrator, Executor, Loans, Estates Managed, General Financial Agents Phone 1843 Geo. W. Parsons, Mgr "A" CLOSED CORPORATION Aug. labor problem Is'no'problerti at all to'Carl Paulson; who has just ar- rived here from Copenhagen with his wife and 15 children to oper- ate a farm In Minnesota. He ex- plained that if he couldn't get the work done with this force, he'd fiend home.for mar- ried daughters aiid ;threa married sons, and cine grandchildren. WHEAT BOARD WILL BE BUSY TILL END Aug. tho Can- ada Wheat BoaM, 80 far as handling the 1920 crop is concerned, goes 'out of existence tomorrow, it is not anti- cipated that the work of the hoard will be all completed before the end. of this year at tho earliest. Unless there is a further need for trlngjng wheat control into existence, the next few months will be spent foy' the executive of tha board in winding up their business affairs and preparing their report to tho government. To that end, It is expected the offices of tho tooard will require to.toe kept opea until nearly the end of the year. THE MENNONITE TREK MONTREAL, Aug. W. P. Tnrgeon, attorney-general for Saskat- chewan, who 1s passing through Mon- treal, Interviewed here tonight, said that the Mennonltes who are seeking an asylum in the province are- the old colony of Mennonltes that first cam a to Canada. Of those who are embrac- ed In the prospective migration to Quebec province, there may be about In all. They are but a com- parative minority of the whole Men- nonite community. LIBERAL LEADER'S PLANS OTTAWA, Aug. W. MacKentle King, Who baa returned to the city after ad- dressing meetings In different parts of Ontario, has completed his list of en- gagements In tho east. Mr. King Is at present in th'e city and will likely remain here until about the middle of September bo leaves for Denver, and from there will go to Victoria, U. G., to. open a six weeks1 tour 01 the western provinces. ANOTHER REPRISAL' DUBLIN, Acg. 30. The corporation here- Is to consider a. profOM! to abolish street names ot BngHih origin fl-jcb as "Towns- end street" and "Brunswick In (avor of namtt' of leading Sinn Foineiu. ONALDS RIER (iBrier" Smoking Tobacco has become a Canadian institution., "Brier" than any other tobacco in Canada, It leads in leads in value. r Now. "Briery conies in new Macdonald's Cut same tobacco under the Macdonaid standards established in 1858. ,_ Still leading in value. Macdonald's Cut Brier" gives more tobacco for the money in the 1-12 Ib. package for per pound, v ;