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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FIVI^; LE|Hil!iipqE GRAIN PRIOe� Prices paid today tor grain In Leth-brldge, wagon load lots follow: Wheat .......i.;..^.|l,48 ' Oats .......32 Barlejr..............86 Rye".:...;.......1.20 " Flax....................1.69 WInnlpog Grain Market WINNIPBJG, Doc. 4.-The wheat market cotttlniied very strong today and prices made considerable gains dpring the se'sslon, December going to 186 1^2 and May to 183 1-2, with a selling off tendency near the close. The strength,was in the cash article, the demand being greater than the supply and prtnufttms again advanced anothier 2 cents. No. 1 northern being 20 cents over December. Wheat closed 3 to 3 l-8c. higher for futures and 4 l-S to 6 l-�c higher for casb. The coarse grains market remained firm but qiiiet with- very little business transacted. Oats doaed 1-4 to l-2c higher; barley 7-8c lower to 3-4c higher; flax 1-2 to 2c lower and rye Ic lower to unchanged. Quotations: WHEAT- Open. Close. December......... 179 182% May............ 17714. 180% OATS- � December......... BSVz 54% May............ 58% 58% barley- December...... ... 88% 86 May'............ 85 85% FLAX- December......... 208 209 ^ May............ 220% 220 RYE-^ December ......... 16G 166 May...... ...... 160 16" Cash Prices wheat-No. 1 Nor...202% No. 2 Nor...200% No. 3 Nor...195% No. 4 Nor.. .185% No. 6 Nor...................,..172% Track, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta .................182% oats- No. 3 C.W... 58% 'No. 3 C.W... 54% Kxtiu No. 1 feed .............. 52% N�. 1 Feed.. 60% No. 2 iFeed.. 46% Trick.......................54% barley-No. 3 C.W... 109 No. 4 C.W... 84 Feed .......................80% Track....................... 80 FLAX- No. 1 N. W. C..................210 No. 2 C.W...205 No". 3 C.W... 174 Condemned............ ......169 TheBe�t Cough Syrap a Home-made, HcIw^B an eoar war to rare fS, and yet have the brat coach remedy you erer tried. /oii've nrobably heard of this well-known plan of niakint; cough syrup at home. But havo you ever used it? When you do. you will understand why thousands* of families, the world over, feci that they, could hardly keep house without it. It's simple arid cheap, but ihe way it takes hold of a coueu will quickly earn it a permanent place in yourhome. Into a 16-oz. bottle, pour Z% ounces of Finex; then add plain granulated BUi;ar syrup to fill up the bottle. Or, if desired, use clarified molasses, honey, or com syrup instead of sugar syrup. Either way, ft tastes jjood, never spoils, end pives you 16 ounces of hotter cou"h remedy than you could buy ready-made for $2.50. It is really wonderful Iiow quickly this home-made remedy conquers a coufrh-usually in 24 hours or less. It Bcema to penetrate ihroufjli evcr.y air pas^ase, loosens a dry^ boarse or tight couch, lifts the phlecm, beats the membranes, and gives almost immediate relief. Splendid for tliroat tickle, hoarseness, croup, bronchitis and bronchial asthma, Pinex is a hichlr concentrated compound of cenuihe Norway pine extract, nnd has been u�ed for {generations for throat and chest ailments. . To avoid disappointment ask your druEjrist for "SVi ounces of Pinex'' with directions,' and don't accept anything else. Guaranteed to eive absolute satisfaction or money refunded, ,Tho PincJt Co., Toronto, Ont. Track .......,..... .........209 ! RYE- �� � ^ � No. 2 C, W. 1?6 Winnlpea Livestock WINNIPEG', .Doc. 4.-(Dominion Branch.)-Recipts';llght Branch.)-Extrefitiely.-light receipts featured the maidcet today which was generally quiet due tb meagre offerings. Only 460 dattle' and 20 l^ogs were received. Majority sales consisted mostly of medium to good Quality butcher cattle at prices in Ithe with yesterday. Medium to good killing steers $6.00 to $7.60; cows aAA heifers, medium to good $5.00 to $6.50; limited number fair quality feeder steers $5.50 to $6.50. ; No trading took place on the sheep and Iamb market.diie to lack of receipts, while slmilir^,conditions prevailed on the hot market. Chlea06 Qraifi Mairket CHICAGO, D^c. 4:^penlng weak because of a lack of-support, wheat futures scored an jbarly rally on the Chicago Board ojf Trade today. Covering by some bf the pit element who sold on the initiar decline and buying of December by a house which has been exporting considerable hard winter wheat by way,of the gulf, caused the bulge. Opening 1 to 1 l-4c lower with December at 169 1-2 ta 169 and May at 165, to 163 lc2, the advance then took December to 172 and March to 167. May oats began practically unchanged at 61 1-2. to 61 1-4 and hardened to 51 3-4. New York Stocks NEW YORK, Dec. 4.-Closing sales: C. P. R. 116 1-2; U. S. steel 83; U. S. steel preferred 106 1-2. Chicago Close FutMres CHICAGO, Dec. 4-Closing futures: Wheat-December 170 '3-4; March 166 3-4. orn-December 72 1-4; May 76 3-8. Oats-December 47 7-8; May 51 7-8. Chicago Livestock CHICAGO, Dec. 4.-Hogs, receipts 5,000; market active 10 to 15c higher than yesterday's average, closing strong; bulk of sales $10.15 to $10.35; pigs $9.25 to $10.25. Cattle, receipts 9,000: compared with a week ago most TA'ades of native steers irregular ?1 to $3 lower; veal calves $l'to $1.60 lower; stackers and feedars, 2% to 50c lower; western steers 50c to $1 lower. Sheep, receipts 1,500; compared with a week agOj fat lambs and yearlings $1 to $1.25 higher; matured sheep 50c to 75c higher. Sterling Exchange NEW YORK, Dec. 4.-Sterling exchange easy. Demand $3.46 1-2: 'cables $3.47. Canadian dollars 12 9-16 per cent, discount. SupportetB of Labor Candidate Maintain He is Really the Choice of People  WINNIPEG, . Dec. 4.-(Canadian Press)-Final check on yesterday's mayoraltjr" vote in Winnipeg gives Edward Parnell, candidate of the Citizens' committee, a majority of 980 over S. J. Farmer, Independent-lkbor nom-! Inee. Parmer announced officially' this afternoon that he would ask for a re-count because of the large number of rejected ballots, estimated at from 15 to 20 per cent, of the tO,tal vote cast. Farmer received majorities in two wards--1,064 in Ward 2 and 8,342 in Ward 3. Parnell carried. Ward- 1 by 5.336 majority, which was sufficient to give him top place by 930 In the city. The first preferences In the alder-manlc contest were being checked today and it seemed fmprobable that the civic statisticians would make much pprogress before night In the distribution of second and succeeding preferences necessary to determine the 1921 council. Labor supporters are practically unanimous this morning in claiming the election of S. J. Farmer as mayor It the ballots, spoiled on technicalities are included in the re-count for which Mr. Farmer will apply. Labor men from the north ward,state that approximately 90 per cent, of the snoll-ed ballots were cast in Ward 3, which wr.s Mr. Farmer's stronghold, and that If these are counted it will mean his election by a considerable majority. HIGH RIVER HAS OPES OF 0 Team Seized By School District (From Our Own Correspondent) TABER. Dec. 3.-A court case recently tried at Calgarj- Is of local interest. A team of hoi-ses belonging to Mrs. H. Porteous of Taber, was sold to a party near Milk illver. and when the note fell due, the" buyer was unable to meet it, but agreed to pay the interest, which arrangement was I declared satisfactory. The buyer was, however, behind in his taxes, nnd tha secretary of the school district seized the team in spite ot protests from the seller. Demand was ma'de ior the' return of the horses, and on refusal, suit �was brought before Judge Jackson. The suit was decided in the deCoud-ant's favor, but au appeal was carried to the appellate division of the trial court at Calefy, J. H. Prowse, of Taber, and C. TP." P. Conybeare, of Lethbridge,' being' retained by the rospective parties. The appeal was granted, all the judges coincidnig In the decision, the deiendant to pay the costs of the action. Times Thinks An Oil Gusher May Be Struck West of Town It was painful-and diafig-uring, which vras even worse. She remembered what ahe did for chapped hands and put on Itlentholatum It healed the poor lip gently -the very next day it waa better-and all well when "her" Joe came on Sunday. It toOM a friend in need Mentholatum stops a head cold too-apply it to the noatril* to restora free breathing. Mantholatum li told ererywhare In ZSe. Th* MMlMain U. Bridgeburr, Ont. SullUo, K.Y London, log* TA� UMU Nane for LUU* Ittt' HIGH RIVER, Dec. -3.-The Times says the Imperial Oil company recently took over the Christy oil well on the south fork of Highwood River and commenced drilling operations therer This property had been operated several years ago, but .after drilling to a depth of 2,000 feet the promoters i had to abandon the project. The Imperial took up the work at the point left oft about. 5 months ago and on Tuesday last at a depth of 2,800 feet a strong oil seepage was struck and samples have be3n sent in to be analyzed. One of the samples was brought into The Times office today, just before going to press, which is of a rich, dark color, with consldefable body, and Is altogether different from the samples produced at the Black Diamond field. It has none of the peculiar odor of the Okotoka gas, being much heavier and darker In color and more like the heavy crude oil of Montana and Wyoming. A few weeks ago much interest was aroused over' the discovery of oil In the Port Norman district, which Is thousands of miles from railway transportation facilities. The find was pronounced of immense value as It would solve the oil difficulties of the world, which has become very acute as the Mexican and Mesopotamia fields cannot be exploited to the fullest extent owing to political turmoil in those countries. This fact makes the discovery of oil in the High River district of great imp.ortance, for with the-prestage and infiuence of the Imperial Oil company behind the operations we may expect that the Investigations will be thorough and complete, and the fields will be exploited not with a view to selling shares to the public but for the produq^ion of oil which Is so very necessary today4 In every field of endeavor. That oil exists here Is the belief of many. At Black Diamond we have evidence of an immense quantity there and at Pincher Creek we are informed the outlook Is very good for a rich oil field In that district. It would therefore appear that we are on the very edge of wonderful developments In this province, not only in gas and coal, but also oil. WHEAT POOL Fxi�itib^ Scores LONlkiN, Dec. 4.-r (Canadian Associated^ Pren.)-Old; Country soccer football results today are : Seottleh League Abordaen 1; Aidronians 0. Albions' Rovers -S;, Morton 2. Ayr Unltedi�il; ,Dundee 1. ? Clyde 1; KUmambck 2.-Dumbarton 0; P�rUck.Thistle 1. Falkirk >1- Celtic 8. . Hiberniatis 1; (%debank 1. ' Motherwijll 2; Hearts 2, Raith 'R!DverB 1; Hanllton A. 0. Rangers 3; 'Queen's Park 1. Third Lanark 2: St. Mirren 1. First Division Blackburn 2; Deirby City 0. Bradford C. 1; Manchester C. 2. Chelsea Jl; Arsehai 2. ' Huddersneld Town 0; Bolton W. 0. Liverpool 0; Burnley 0. Manchester U. 5; Bradford 1. MiddleSboro 3; Everton 1. Newcastle U. 2; Aston Villa 1. Oldham A. 0; Preston N.E. 2. Tottenham H. 4; Sheffield United 1. West Bromwich 4; Sunderland 1. Second Division Birmingham 8; Coventry C. 2. Blackpool 2; Leicester C. 0. Bristol City 1; Barnsley 0. Bury 1; Rotherham County 0. Cldpton Orient 3; Fulham 0. Hull City 0: NotUngham F. 3. Notts County 1; Leeds U. 2. The Wednesday 0; Cardiff C. 1. South Shields 1; Wolverhampton 2, Stockport CO; Portvale 0. Stockport 1; .Weatham United 0. Third. DIvlalon Brighton and Hove 2; Queen's P. L Exeter City 4; Northampton 0. Luton Town 2; Brentford 0. MHlwall A. 0; Norwich City 2. Newport CO; Watford 2. Reading 2; Bristol Rovers 1. Southampton 0; Orlihsby Town 1. Southend U. 2; Plymouth A. 1. Swansea Town 0; Crystal Palace 0, Results in Northern Union League Rugby games which were played today were as follows: . Battley 29; Bradford 2. , Halifax 3; Leeds 0. , - i ij*, Hull 29; DewBbury 3. ; i*!' Hunslet 14; Keighiey 5. t Rochdale 17; Warrington 3. St. Helens ' 2;'^fatdn 6. St. Helen's Recife;, pjldham 3. - Wakefield 8; Bramley 3. WIdnes 2; Barrow 0. Wigan 26; Selford 0. York 8; Hu'ddersfield T. Broughtoii verani tjnttjk missing., BROUGHTON WON LONDON, 'Dec. 4.-(Can. Associated Press)-In tha Northern Union Lancashire cup final today B'roughton defeated Leigh, the score being 6 to 3. VARSItTfWINS ,. TORONTO, f)ec.. J^FIinal Domlnioji Championship game jiVer, Varsity 16, Argos 3. First quarter-Argos 1; Varsity 0. Half time-Varsity 6; Argos k Third quarter-Varsity 11; Argos 2. Final-Varlsty 16; Argos 3. VULCAN HAS .NEW DOCTOR Gleehwoodville Farmers Also i Want Railroad-Criticise Cardston Merchants RIGHT OF BRITISH SUBJECT WASHINGTON, Dec. 4.-The question of whether existing treaties between the United .States and Britain to secure to British subjects residing In a British dominion the right of inheritance of lands in th#United States is involved in a case now before the supreme court. Solicitor-General Fiierson and the attorney-general of Kansas have joined In submitting briefs attempting to show that uo such rleht exists. (From Our Own Correspondent) GLENWOODVILLE, Dec. 1.-'Last evening at a special meeting of th^ local U. F. A. resolutions were adopted tavoring the wheat pool, as, outlined and advocated by the U. G. O. convention at Calgary, Nov. 25 and 26, and demanding that the government see that the railroad, commenced by the C'N. R. Co., running? from Calgary to Mat-leod. thence south to the Kootenay River, be completed in 1921. Stirring addresses were made in which the difficulties attendeut to tha wheat pool movement were set forth Mr. John Layne was the principal speaker. Local president Edwin Leavitt, who was present at the U. G. G convention, outlined the pool plan .adopted there and declared that we do not ask to control wheat prices. We are willing to allow the demand for our wheat to do that, but we purpofo to pass our wheat, as directly as pos-, Bible, from the producer to the con-! Burner, thus preventing gambling in j wheat and the making of excensivp profits by the middlemen. ' Some of the Cardston merchants would not have appreciated liearins what was said of them. It was declared that one ot them had said that the farmers arp a lazy set, and if, they would get out and work they could pay their debts; Also that they (the Cardston merchants) v.-ould run the U. F. A. store there out of business, It they had to break themselves to do so. Another one has said that $1.25 is enough for the farmers' wheat. These Btatements indicate that these n�erchant8 are not iu sympathy with the farmer In his present condition. It Is known that some of the Cardston merchants do not hold this view, but the feeling seemed prevalent that those who take such a stand should be boycotted by the farmers. (Special to The Herald) VULCAN, Dec. q.-Doctor A. O. Brown who has recently sold his extensive practice to Dr. D. R. Warl:, will leave on Saturday for California where he will engage inlhe study of disoaso of the eye, car, nose and throat. Dr. D. R. Wark arrived in town last v-eeU b!id is now bv.s�ly ongasied in , h'.s p ? ITALIANS go EASY > ? IN FlUME ? ? ROME, Dec. 4.-Orders have ? > been sent by the Italian gov- ? > ernment to General Cavaglia, ? commander of ihc Italian reg- ? ular forces which have estal)- > lished a cordon asound Fiunie, to avoid all complications or > painful incidents. Premier Gioi- .> .;. 'ji ^ ^ .j. .> .j, :j. cr. Dye It Right! * "Diamonii Dyes" Don't Risk Materials in Poor Dyes that Fade or Run Each package of "Diamond Dyes" contains directions so simple that any woman can diamond-dye a new, rich, fadeless color into worn, shabby garments, draperies, coverings, whether wool, silk, linen, cotton or mixed goods. Bu> "Diauiond Dyes"-no other kind-then perfect results are guaranteed even If you never dyed before, lirneglst 1' 7.s. color card. 8 Per Cent. Debentures 8 Per Cent. Debentures Alberta School Districts I OFFERING NOW $300,000 $300,000 BorroNJog Autiionzeil By M\t KM Utility Comlssioneis Maturities 10 to 15 years AU 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. These Debentiu'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. Amounts $^ to $25,000 Recorded in Department of Education. No commission chargeable to purchaser. Coupons payable yearly with an instalment of the principal. No investment safer or better. Ask your banker. HON. GEO. P SMITH, Minister of Education. J. T. ROSS, Deputy Minister of Education. Parliament Buildings, Edmonton, Alberta. A:8/B ;