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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 3, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ii!i!?w!?Yi^ ' nil .1 u.fi I nihil I'tw.....I THE LBTHBBIPdE P^tLY HERA*4S� PAGE vtm ^(Staih^--Livestdck---Firiance - LBTI^BItlbQE GRAIN PRICES 'iFrlcesnftld'today for.gr^in in Leth-htlim Vi'agbn load lots to^ov: -iWHeat........... ' Oats .. /..................32 'jBarloy ........ ......... .66 nyo ........................ 1.20 Flax ^.................... 1.69 WlnnljJOB Grain Market WINNIPBG, Dec. 3.-The wlioat market was Inuctlve today and the trade vohimoiwas much smaller thani Extra No. 1 feed ........... on naiy previdus day tflis week. There Tno.! Feed. .':4i^"lJo; 2 Feed.� RYE- December...... 166 May .'............  168% Oath Prjca* , WHEAT- .. No. 1 Nor... 197 No. S Nor... 190 No. 5 Nor. ...... Track, Manitoha, arid Alberti^ -J^'-i OATS7-No. 2 C.W... '67% 167 160 No. 2, Nor.. .105 No. 4 Nor... 181 ..............168 .SaBkatchewan ...............181 w%re good;'btiying orders around- the o][)ei)]ng foi> l)oth December and May, wjilch -werei sfttisBed by local dealers taking profits.- The close for futures t�bowed a gain of 1-2 to. 2 l-2c, and cash 2 1-2 to i l-2c. The cash' wheat market continued very strong and the premiums increased 1 to 2c, No. 1 northern being 18 cients over December and No. 2> north' em 16 cents over. ; The coarse grain markets in both cash and futures were very dull and the volume of business extremely light. Offerings continue small and prorttioers ara.Rhnwlns Ht.tlR Jn.Minn.. tion to sell. ,^ Oats closed 1-2' to 7-8c higher; barley 2 to 3 l-8c higher; flax 6 l-2~to 7c higher and rye 1 1-2 to 2c Higher. Quotations : WHEAT- December ., . May ... .-. i OATS- December ... May' .:. .;. BARLEY- December ... May ...... FLAX- 53% 51% 46% 58% May Open. Close. 179 179 180 1771^ 53% 53% 58 58% 86% 82 84% 208 211 218 ' 220% Track BARLEY- No. 3 C.W... 108% No. 4 C.W... 84% Rejected.........-v.......... 79% (Peed.......... ......7�% Tr^ck......................... 86% FLAX- - No. 1 N.'W.C..................212 NO. 2 C.W.. .207 No. 3 C.W.. .176 Condemned i.,.., ......171 Track.......................211 RYE- No.;2iC.W...................167 Bar Stiver NEW YORK, Dec. 3.-Bar silver, domestic 99 1-2; foreign 70. Chicaoo Futurea CHICAGO, Dec. 3.-Close futures :  Wheat-Dcfc. 170 lA; March 164 3-4. Corn-Dec, 72 1-8; May 76 1-4. Oats-t�ec. 47 5-8; May 51 3-8. Cash Close / Wheat-No. 1 hard 182; No. 2 mixed 175. � �..... � Corn-No. 2 mixed 76,1-2; No. 2 yellow 84 to 85. Oats-No. 2 white 49 1-2 to 51 1-2; No. 3 white 48 1-2 to 49 1-4. New York Stocka NEW YORK. Dec- 3.-^CloBlng sales: C.P.R. 117; U.S. Steel 82 5-8; U.S. Steel preferred 106 .1-2. We Have the Largest and Bes� Assorted Stock of Victor Records in Sputhern Alberta , Wiilis Pi^no Store "HOME OP CANADA'S BEST." . 707 3rd Ave. S. (Hull Block). Phone 662. No Profiteering in "His Masters Voice" records The public wUl no doubt be interested in the following compareionof 1914and 1920 prices. Record* by Camao, Fanar, nomer, Scottl, Melba, etc. 10-Inch 13-Inch ^914 S2.50 Famous Concerted Numbere by the Wortd'a Greateat Artlsti. Popular 10" Double-aided Records Popular U" Double-aided Record* �.so 5.00 6.00 ,00 00 .90 1.90 Decran* $1.90 Decraaaa U.OO Decreaae tS.SO Decreaie fi.OO Decreaaa $4,90 , Incrcaae 10 ct�. lacrwnaiscta. The decreases far exceed the Increases! ; We are often asked how this; was possible in view of the tremendous advances in the cost of materials, increased transportation and labor charges and heavy excise taxes.-^Tbe answer is by increasing sales five fold, and then reducing overhead charges, and by the employment of the most efficient manufacturing methods known to the industry to-day. Our great artfets also co-operated with us by reducing their royalty fees so to place thei; master-pieces within the reach of all. The p.-esent prices of "His Master's Voice" Records represent the absolute minimum, there cannot possibly be any furthot reductions. Berliner Gram-o-phone Co., Limited MONTREAL 20184 11 We Are Agents for the ViaROLA and VICTOR RECORDS Large Stock of Both from which to Select Mason & Risch/ Ltd. BALMORAL BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA �. f, > HELD UP AN INDIANA BANK  RIDOHnriLLE, Ind.. Dec, 3.- Six men held up the Ridge-viUe State tJank shorily ttetete ly 16,000 In cash �nd escaped In �  Edmonton Liveateok EDMONTON, Deci. 3.-(Dominion Braftcli.)-Cattle, reoetpts 600; c^Ves 12.' Market inclined to be draggy. Common and medium stuff weaker; choice BteerB'$7.00 to IStOO,; cotaimoti 14^00 to |6.i)0;; choice batcher Cows and heifers $5.00 to $6.00 with medium quoted at 14.00 to .|4.60; good demand for breeding heifers. Feeders of good quality $6.00 to $6!60; common $5.00 to $6.60; calves $6;00 to $6.50. , Hogs, receipts 266; selects-$l4i00 dff cars. Sheep .receipts 9. Choice lambs' $8.60 to $9.50; yearlings $7.00 to 18.00; ewes $6.50 to $7.60. . Stkrllng Exchangs ' IPJW YORK, Deb. 3.--StiBrlIng exchange steady; 'demand ' $3.48 1-8i: cables $3.48 7-8. Canadian dollars 12 7-16 per cent, discount. Chicago Livestock CHICAGO, Dec. ^.-rCattle receipts, 6,000; no choice long fed steers here; early top $12.76; bulk native steers, $8.60 to $11.50; best veal calves $12; bulk $11.50. Hogs, receipts 29,000; fairly active 15 to 25 cents lower than yesterday's average; pigs 15 to 26 cents lower. Sheep, receipts, 12,000; fat Iambs slow, fully 25 cents lower. Wlitnlpag Livestock  WINNIPEG, Dec. 3.-(Dominion Branch)-Receipts 800 cattle, 626 hogs and 130 sheep. Trading opened active with buyers bidding firmer- dn all the stuff while all classes of steers were being absorbed at , steady prices. Choice heifers $7 to $8; choice cows 4- Live I'owfi R�pr�t^*^o Lose Pro* gre�li^^ $aiik; Manager antrave Citizen (From Otit^rCHirfi CJnrtespondent). VULCA|J,;' ,lr-'V|ilcan- lost- one of Its bluest.pC^^tiiiierB when Mr. A. iM...:Tr�9,'W^|>Llias ,beeii manager of the Bank of Hamilton hei^ since IdlO, was last wee^ promoted to the management o� tiie bank's branch at Btandbh,'^ MM^tdba. Mr. Trail and fahiily left last;Frlday night for* Brandon where lie will assume fils new duties. Great regret was expressed on all sides, whien it was learned that this estimable ; gentleman, . who together with Wtrs. Tmll have loni been prominen^, connected with the business and tioclal life of the town lEind district were; about to leave ns. Mr.i Trail ,1b , tripy a pioneer of *th'e banking bui^neks ip Vulcan, and for ten years he has seen the town grow from a few shacl^Bto a population of some 800 pebple, while the entire district surrounding has been settled yfith prosperous fapmerb. He has tfeerfe-fore been son^ewhat of a factor in the development of the country, while serving the institution with which he has been connected; in fact so well, that his ability has been recognized to the extent that he has been promoted to the important post of manager of the bank's ofhce at Brandon. Last Tuesday night nearly all the business men of the town and many of the farmers qf the district gathered at the Oddfellows' hall at a smoker and presentation tendered Mr. Trail in order to Show their appreciation of bis. sterling qiiallties and worth to $6.50. to $7.60; fair to good, $5.60 to'the community. Mayor W. E. Butch- TWO NBW OAVINBT . D. W. Merser-aaur Sunburyi to the provincial cabinet, ioreplaee, ministers beaten In the last general election, will take piaba on December 27. 'iNKimlnatio'n day will be December long suspected, gives.the.Mosby aeld wonderful possibilities. The FrantJi No. 5, Was practically IB Wednesday night, with the oil coming -over the top, although thO; sand remains to be penetrated. . This is. an offset to the Mid-Northerfi's Nb. 2; The $6.26; sbest butcher steers, $7 to $8; common to medium $5 to $6.60; choice feeder steers $6.60 to $7; fair to good $5 to $6.26. ^heep and Iambs firm. Good' mutton sheep $7; good Iambs $10.50. ' Hogs opened weaker, showing decline of 25 cents; selects $13.26. Calgary Livestock CALGARY, Dec. 3.-Receipts at the stockyards from upon on Thursday were: Cattle' 197;' calves 7; hogs 122; sheep 612. The market opened slow today. Heifers and cows were 26 cents lower than yesterday. Butcher steers, good $6 to $7. Heifers and cows, good $6 to $6.50. Bulls $3.85 to $4.26. Calves, good $6 to $7; stock-ers and feeders, medium to good $4.76 to $6; common $4 to $4.60. Hogs, selects off cars $14. Chicago Gain Market CHICAGO, Dec. 3.-^Evidence, of a pause in export demand tended today to bring about setbacks in the. price of wheat. Bulls, however, contended tnht lower prices were not In conformity with the amount. of export business already done or with t^e amount of i�illing demand yej; to come. Opening; pricfW wliich 'varied from the same as yesterday's finish to 1 l-4c lower with December 168 1-2 to 169 and March 164 to 164 1-2, were followed ,by a decided rally but then by. material declines all around. Com sagged with wheat. After opening unchanged to 1 l-8c lower,, including May at 75 3-4 to 76, the market recovered somewhat, and; soon became weak for all deliveries. Oats were governed by the action of other cereals, starting unchanged to l-4c higher May 51 to 51 1-4, but then undergoing a general down turn, Montreal Stoek% MONTREAL, Dec. 3.-The local stock'.exchange was much stronger at its opening this morning and during the early trading many advances were made. Abitibl rose 1 1-2 points to 56, after closing as 64 last night, while Atlantic Sug.*�. strengthened a 1-2 point during the early trading to 22 1-2. Brazilian was steady at 32, and Brompton a 1-4 point higher at 68 1-4 as was Laurentide at 92 1-4. National Breweries was 1 1-2 points higher at 49 1-2. Wayagamack remained unchanged at 88. Bandits Clean OutOhioBank COLUMBUS, O., Dec. 3.-Five armed auto bandits in a bold daylight robbery, secured $5,000 in cash, $30,-000 in Liberty bonds and' non-negotiable notes valued at about $169,000 from the First National Bank of Grove City, 1^. miles southwest of here this morning, and escaped after locking occupants of the bank in a room. 15 YEARS FOR* COMPLICITY IN TRAIN ROBBERY art occupied the chair, and after the presentation constisting' of a handsome set of curling rocks to Mr. Trail and a cut glass sipt'for Mrs. Trail, songs and speeches >rer9 indulged in to the enjoyment of all pVesent until 11 p.m. when the gathering proceeded to the basenient to pi^rjtake �f a sumptuous lunclieon. ,fi . Mr. L. A. Wright, formerly manager of the bank of Hamilton at Carberry, Manitoba, arrived last week with his wife and family. Mr. Wright has assumed the management of the bank's branch\ at. Vulcan, M. Trail. 1^ ,place of Mr. A. DiirPerk^^Starts DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 3.- K. Collins pleaded guilty in the federal district court today to complicity In the recent robbery of a .Chicago, Burlington and Quincy mail train at Council Bluffs, In which money and bonds estimated at more than three million dollars were taken. Judge Martin J. Wade sentenced him to 15 years in prison. ? > * >�:. > DE VALEhA MAKES A"^ DENIAL ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 3.- ? Eammon Do Valera, so-called ? "president of the Irish repub- ? lie," denies that documents ? found. iu his possession when ? he was arrested in May, 1918, ? implicated him or anyone else in any conspiracy, as stated by his government. , ? OTTAWA, Dec. 3.-'(Canadiah Press)-There isiSiow every likelihood that Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitotia, ' will become dry toward the end �of" January. Since the plebiscite^ on importation were taken, much study has been given to a curious legal situation, which had aris en. The point was whether government vendors could be properly classed as holding licenses, If so action to prohibit importation would be taken under one clause of the Canada Temperance Act. If not, under another clause and between the two, there is a difference of at least 30 days. in the period within which liquor may still be imported for personal use. Although the opinion of the govem-me-nt's legal advisers has hot been made public, it is said to favor the view that the references to licenses in the Canada Temperance Act does not mean licensed vendors for medicinal and sacramental purposes. If this view is accepted, importation into ; four provinces can be prohibited by the Dominion government at any time after the official returns have been received and the prohibition will take effect "after the expiration ofj 30 days from the day of the date of an order-ln-conpcll to that effect." The official returns are expected to! become complete by the middle of | the present month. Thirty days later, allowing time for consideration, would carry the date for prohibiting Importation up to about the end of January. NEWFOUNDLAND IS SHORT OF FLOUR Snpiioseif Water Well prises With Ofl Gush flow at the West Dome increased very'*'/';; largely Wednesday and the oil iS;"' now repotted.'asvflowing overvthe top; Rev. H. G. Steers, of White Lake Presbyterian church, has'received  call from ChestervlUe.  LEWISTOWN, D^c. 1.-What is considered the. most Important and remarkable development that has occurred In the Mosby field since the prlglnar discovery of oil there i^tartled the oil people Wednesday afternoon when the Ten;. Spot well, which was! sold only .TtteMdiy for $15,000 to the West Dome flyndlcate for a water well, most iinexpe^tedly came in with a flow of heavy, grben oil from the third ! sand, which was Teached by the new owners in a day's drilling following the purchase. '. This well is in the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section 15-15-29. The Ten. Spot syndicate, composed of 10 well ..known Lewistown business men, put down the well and 1 got a flow of water In the first sand. ' It T^as continued to.the second, or there-abouts and hope of oil given up. The West Dome, needing water badly paid $15,000 for the well and has been going down to the third sand to increase the water flow. .The oil struck Is quite different from that secured fn all, the other producing^ weUs from the upper sand, and while no one a* yet has any definite idea as tjs the extent of this lower pool, the proof that it exists. WILL RENT- 171)0 Acr� Farm Liaiid, Fow Hfiles Sooth of Lethbridge . 560 acres under cultivation, good pasture, over mile river front Fine set of buildings, %ith fences, and all in Al condition. WILL SELL-^ 600 BUSHELS WHEAT, 1500 BUSHELS OATS, 600 BUSHELS FLAX Full complement farm machinery. AU or part of 40 head horses and 50 cattle. Albert E. Ives OR PHONE 1106. ST. JOHNS. Nfid., Dec. 3.-Owing to the falling markets and the general depression prevailing here. Newfoundland is faced with a serious shortajie of flour. It !s estimated that the shortage at the end of December wilt be about 100,000 barrels, as compared with normal years. OLD INDIAN FIGHTER AND PIONEER FREIGHTER DIES FROM PARALYSIS LEWISTOWN, Dec. 1. - Edwin Stacey was stricken With paralysis about noon Tuesday and died some hours later. Mr, Stacey served in the 9th U.S. infantry in thd campaigns against the Sioux and Northern Chey-ennes, and on retiring from the army in 1876 went to Maiden, this county, and then engaged iu freighting between Fort Beutoh, Great Falls and Lewistown^ beius widely known. The funeral will take place at the Creel chapel Thursday and the pioneer will be buried with full military honors. CEASES TO SE A HOLDING COMPANY TORONTO, Dec. 3,-It is announced by Aemilius Jarvis, Toronto, vice-president of the British. Columbia Packers' association, that the British Columbia Fishiiig and Packing com-any will cease on December 31 to bo a holding company of the stock of the British Columbia Packers' assooia tion' and will become an operating company on January 1, 19*1. This means merely the disappearance of the holding company, and the retention of the name of the British Columbia Packers' association as the operating concern. Directors and officers m% the same for both companies. 8 Per Cent. Debentures 8 Per Cent. Debentures Alberta Sciiool Districts OFFERING NOW $300,000 $300,000 Borrowiiiji Aiiorizcd By Board Pullic Uity Comissiontrs Maturities 10 to 15 years All assets of districts, each comprising from 8,000 to 20,000 acres of land, protect your investment. Funds raised expended for educational purposes, on school buildings, and equipment only on approval of the Minister of Education. AmounU $500 to $25,000 Recorded in Department of Education. No commission chargeable to purchaser. Coupons,pay able yearly with an instalment of the principal. No investment safer or better. Ask your banker. These Debentui-es may be purchased through the Department of "Education or through any recognized bank or bond house in the Province of Alberta. Address all communications to Deputy Minister of Education. HON. GEO. P SMITH, Minister of Educatiuii. J. T. ROSS, Deputy Minister of Education, Parliament Buildings, Edmonton, Alberta. ?2737381 ;