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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7. 1920 THE T.ETHBRTEGE DAILY HERALD PAGE WVtf MARKET REPORTS LETH MIDGE GRAIN PRICES Prices .jjitU tor grim la Loth- bridge. load lots follow. '.....JS.48 .31 .62 Rye 1.25 Mix .....1.79 Grain llirket .WINNIPEG. Dec. Tfce wheat market today showed a decided re-. troru the part few days and after opening lower continued the downward (rend until the low ot the day was reached at 180 far December und 181 .for 'May. Temporary reac- tions followed and the close ihowed a decline of 8 1-S t-j 9 l-8c for futures and 9 3-8c for cash, The'deinsiid for cash wheat continu- ed good, 'and 'oa light offerings prem- iums were well .maintained, being 18 cents over for No. 1 northern and 16 cents 'Otflr-for No, -2 northera, spot Fort William. Oats and barley showed with wheat, doting 1 "7-8 to 2c lower for oats and.4 3-1 to 4 5-Sc lower for .The .cash demand :for both grains was poor and offerings light. vaj acting stubbornly and in- clined: to be' higher, the close belne 2 red, 199; No. 1 hard, 182 to 183. 2 mixed, 79; No. J yel- low, 77 1-2 to It. Oats No. 2 white, 50 3-4 to 51 34; No. 3 wtte, 49 1-2 to EO 1-2. Chicago Grain CHICAGO, Dec. Celling on the part of houses with eastern connections, some of which was said to 19.00; few loads up to JS.50; bulk butcher cows aud belters 14.50 to 116.60; host sale early half load'at i 17.15; bulk cminers 13.25 to 13.50; 'cutters 13.75 to 14.25; bologna bulls 13.50 to 14.50; few up to 15.00. Hoes, receipts about 20 cents lower, range 18.75 to 19.40; bulk 19.25 to 19.35. Sheep, receipts 1500; market abqut 25 cents lower; top nallvo lambs ewes few to out- elders 14.25 to 14.50. WINNIPEG, 240 hogs Good killing steers weighed j tContla'ied (rom From 1'ace.) ZERO AT WINNIPEG It was not until within a few hours ot the convening o( the congress that Premier Wilson stated his Decision not to deliver the message In person, To his personal. physician, Rear T Admiral Orayepn, who called upon T him this morning, the president stated Uu lhat h? decldc'd ablde the werTuW WIl-iJ WINNIPEG. Dec. zero, point was rearmed by nlpeg's official Thermometer last'plght (of. tho first time this winter. Zero exactly was registered. Weather !n Sas- katchewan and Alberta Is mild 4 and higher temperatures In Manitoba ere predicted- Tha season throughout the western provinces'ha j been notable (or Us mildness; Kyo closed 2 to Open. 189 139 214 222 S higher. So lower t QboUtlots December May December May December May December May..... December May Prices No 1 Nor 1984 No 2 Nor... fio 3 Nor .....191IJ l not Quoted.) Track. Manitoba Saskatchewan, ......'uoMi 5554 not quoted 50% No 2 Feed.. 53% Close. 180V4 -1S1VI 5354 57% 82% 81% 217 228 169 166 No 20lW i No 3 C W Ira No 1 feed 1 Peed 48% Track No SOW Hejected No 4 O.W... Track No 1 N W C No. 2 C.W.. .213 Condemned 78 69% ,6951 82X to be on account, brought; mhnut Kharn decliiias today in. the wheat market. Support was lacking aud prevailing sentiment bearish, ow- ing more or. less to an apparent halt in export demand. Besides there was a disposition to regard bullish factors aa been more than discounted by recent lively upturns. Opening prices, which ranged from 2 to 4 l-2c lower, with December'177 and March-111 173 1-1, were follow- ed by a material further setback.. Oats were depressed by the weak- ness of other, cereals, opening 1-8 to 3-8c lower. May 58 5-8 to then descending, Calgary Livestock CALGARY; Dec. market to- day Was dull with no'choice steers on sale. Receipts were: Cattle 290; no calves, hogs or sheep. Medium to ;ood steers JC.Ofi to.116.76; common :5.00 to -16.00; medium'lo'good cows aid heifers 15.00. to 15.50 iu common 14.0ft to 15.00; medium to gwd stock- :rs and feeders" 15.00Ho 16.00; com- mon 14.00 to 15.00; good calves 15.00 .0 16.50. r Hogs, asked 114.00, bid 113.00 off cars for'selects. i, Omaha Livestock OMAHA, Dec. receipts 15 to 25 cents lower; hulk nedliim butchers. 19M- hulk strong weight and paek- g grades Cattle, beef steers mostly steady; .top-fed yearlings H3-75; bulk 'steer's 17.50, to }9.50; ,shb stock steady, to other classes generally steady. v Sheep, receipts few early sales.of lambs 25.1o 50 cents lower; bulk sales lambs and sheep: fully 50 cents lower; top lambs 110.60; yearl- ings ewes 14.00, Raw'Sugar Drops Again NEW YORK, Dec. ruling Quito steady for-the last two weeks raw sugar again broke into iiew low ground for the- season .today when Porto Rico and full duty: siigar sold lo a local refine'r at 5.51 cents a pound delivered or a decline ot 1-i cent from the last previous gale. NeW York Stocks NEW YORK, Dec. sales: ...'..318 No. 3 C.W.. .182 .217 No 2C W Chieaga Grain Ciose Dec. Close futures Dec 170 1 i March 1ST 1-4. Dec 7334 May 76 Deo 48 1-4, May 61 3-i. Chicago :Cash Close cniOAGO Dec. Close CGOS AND COLDS often tenacious, are a drain upon the vital forces. SCOTTS EMULSION strengthens the whole system and helps dnve out the pre- disposing cause. Sheep, receipts iambs me war zens are allve'to Epme of tho big Lulli rar' iwurasBa mac. slow, 25 to 50 cents lower; bulk Corporation and directing the probl em's which' con front them, not for It.'and rny consclenc ives }11.25; (at sheep 25 federal. reserve board to permit ex- only in the'-municipal affairs such as To what lengths did Mr I cent? lower. .tension- of credits to farm- 'the re-lnsUllatiyn of a more upto-date l Uo abse: Graysbn, "and will, therefore, follow your advice. Meets Ue'uV Receipt or President Wilson's' annual message' was the principal business before con-i gress today although the program In both the senate 'and house called for the Inauguration of actual legislative work.- As the legislators assembled there was much .speculation as to whether Mr. Wilson would send Cardstonlcok AtBourassa v And Gauiiier Quebec Uberalg Don't Like the Way They Act T'owardi Union Government fe OTTAWA, Dec. The prime minister anil Hon. C. C. Ballantyue, minister of marine and flsherlea, arrived back (n Ottawa today, following their trip to Mr. Meighen t declined to make any an- nouncement in regard to re- s' ports that further French- Canadian representation in tho cabinet was considera- MONTREAL. Dec R. Me Master, M. I', for Brome, and D. A; Latortune. M. P. for JicqueAjSartler, (held a meeting here lut night That [the Liberals believe they have lost one '0( their stalwart members In L. J. Gauthler, M. P. (or Bt, Hyactnthe, was shown In tho verbal bricks" Mr, La- fortune flung In that direction In his characteristic manner he'." also i remembered Henri Bourassa and the _ ._. CAUpSTOSsy.Dee. nomiua- ault-navy campaign which the latter communication by messenger lo bo lions for councillors on Ihe town coun- conducted in 1S11 'Mr- Bouressa, read separately in the two branches, ell aud for .trustees on the school who is an hones' man. I tblnix, went board came. as.a.big surprise to many through Ibe province creating.hostile IPrprri Our Own Correspondent) up from 17.50 to IS. Good heifers and from 16.75 to IS; choice feeder s 17 to 17.50; three loads 61 choice butcher cows averaging pounds changed hands at 511.50. lambs weighed up around lo sheep 16 to 17.- Packers quoted 113.25 for hogs. Chicago Livestock CHICAGO, Dec. receipts' desirable beef steers and but- cher she stock strong to higher than ate yesterday, mostly 25 to 50 cents above last week; bulk native steers f9 to'112; milk cows and heifers 15.25 o 53.75; canners mostly 13.75 .to }4; veal calves lower. Hogs, receipts mostly 25 to 35 than yesterday's aver-. -_ ago; packing sows, bulk ?9.60 to 19.90; j sitered probable today, with the re- ticket on the civic; program lormariy 'a'd that members who for that Igs 25 to 60 cents lower. JoW of a Joint resplbtloq by the agrl- -j-bars and shows that- Cardston dill- would s'et I Sheep, receipts 22.000; lamlrii.'OBilurat the War zens are alive1 to' Eome of tho big told Mr' Bourassa that. I had vo'ed fnr was e-a-SJ.' Bourassa go' Montreal Stock e'rs. J Sauator Grohna, chairman of tho arid eClclW solu" with a man when lie Is present He; MONTREAL; Dec; local committee, announced he would urge (ion of tha but also In and schools. A resolution embodylne that____ recommendation had beea framed (or presentation to the convention. or would appear in person to read it lefore a Joint session. clllzeus. .The" net result of nomina- aontlments tonard Sir Relief'For Farmers lion day is" that Cardston Is due for a eald Mr Lafortuoe. Immediate consideration by Ihe sen- big campalgnyweek..before election was an e5traordinar> speaker .1 ate of farm relief legislation was con- day on This IB the biggest cried out against the navr He stock exchange was very quiet during the early trading this morning l only a tew fractional advances ciinea Were registered. Abitibi last night at 57 1-4 and open morning at 56. Brazilian ed at 32, while :Brompton dropped quarter of a point to 57 1-4. River was weaker by a half that Wayagamack was the Issue at the opening this morning, ad' varicing I 1-2 points to 91 1-2 Toronto Livestock TORONTO, Dec. point at total advances; of yi a slronge8t 10 last, when Us loan acllyl- it that they ties were the secretary of the to the an- _..- uual report of; the'corporation made AUSTRIAN CIVIL foot now to' see to such an opportuuity. today. Repayments of Livestock BranchJ-Cattle, receipts up lo November 30 had left a 947. neceipts fairly heavy. Evident- Balance outstanding-: of ly Christmas beef Is beginning to rive.' A few ot the entries are In for senate calendar today also call-) ployees in'.Uys. city went on strike to- ON STRIKE cm; the.fat stock show, Tbo price's remained unchanged. .Bar Silver NEW YOIIK, Dec. sjlver, domestic 99 1-2; foreign 65 7-S. Sterling exchange weak; demand 13.43; cables 13.43 3-4; Canadian dol- lars 13 7-8 per cent, discount. t GRAIN STOCKS tmtr'tliere a''poiisibilily, It was'assembly: that-, the government was said, H 'might'go over'until some fut- flrm in'.its sjand.and would fight but tire date. In Washington P'resiuent-elect Harding faced a the strike. president of'the po- lice has notified policemen busy-'rbund of 'conferences today-be- tha'. those Icivlng-.tholr posts of .duty, leaving Washington at four Tho men threat- UMHIH onjuna o'clock'for his home in Marion. There en lo appeal to Iho national assembly WINNIPEG Dec 6__The following was ranch speculation as to whether because of tho alleged violation of tbo statement of stocks In store in at tho White .right 'of. organization by the govern- was tin terminal elevators at Kort William and, Hquso-to see President Wilson. .v bulldln Don t Hold Out Hope for Drop In BuilfcgCost DETROIT, Dec. Shortage; o: skilled workers la the building trades promises to hold bllildmg costs at about their present leVcl'ilotwlthotand- Ing declines in the pries of lumber, in the opinion of speakers' before the Xlasori association ol Canada and the in" con- Teutlon here, .Onp 'remedy: suggested was the teaching of masourv and other g -trades courses in high FRENCH CANADIAN REPRESENTATION tion. Women Burned To Death; Due To Foul Play PH1NCBTON, B. C., Dec. ver- dict of "death by (oul play by a party orpar ties unknown" was returned to- day by the coroner's jury which In- vestigated the death of Mrs. Hattio McBrlde, whose charred body, was eri from the ashes of her 'home at' Coalmont, near ago. Local police are searching for clues. Mrs. McBrldo was well lo do: and kept large sums of money house; but the theory of robbery discounted by discovery of a bundle' of bills and other, money ra the re-' mains of a burned trunk.. U. S. Steel preJerred ipe 1-4. EdjrT57Ttvfiv LI Dec." Livestock receipts 166; calves 4. "Trading slow. No chplco .cattle joffered. 'Choice steers 7.00 some going at' to 7.00 and common 4.50 to 5.00.'Butcher cows and heifers 5.00 to 5.50; common .4.00 to bulls, to' 4.00; G.OO to 5.00 to 5.50 for common. -Calves to.7.00. .Hogs, receipts 74. Selects 13.50 oft cars prospects of 'a lower market. Sheep, receipts. :nll.'' Choice lambs 8.60 to: yearlings.-'7.00. to .8.00; choice to17.25..-'- Montreal 'livestock MONTREAL, Livestock were only 't ICO loads of fresh cattle for sale on jtbe stockyards market'today. About 175 head of Winnipeg, cattle wbich jhave been week werft still unsold. Tvo change in calf prices, A few sales of small lots of :scloctcd i hogs were reported ,iip to 18.60. Mar- ket firm. South-St. Paul Livestock SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn.. Dec. Cattle, receipts 3900; mostly steady on 'nil grades killing cattle, and stock- ers and .feeders; veal calves I best light veals 19.50; common land medium beef steers mostly ceipts'ahd shipments during tho week was the Board of Grain Com- missioners Saturday: Stocks In' bushels; oats barley 961> 638; rye 5.859.5S6 bushels; oats barley flax 747; ryo Shipments bushels; oat's barley flax rye 83.471. Shipments oats S4.S98; barley flax 1.026; rye nil. VICTORY LOAN CbUPONS We will cash your Victory Loan Coupons or place them to your credit in our Savings, Bank- where they will draw interest at per annum. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE: PAID-UP CAPITAL LETHBUIDGB DKANCH-K. V. Reikie] Man.gtf, Know Nation Has Gone Dry TACOMA, Wash.. Dec. Is the real paradise of bootleggers and tu that territory there U little evidence that the eighteenth amend mont to the constitution has gone Into iffect, according to Dpnnlii A Me )onald, federal prohibition director or Washington and Alaska. "There ia not one federal enforce ment officer in all Mr. Mac Donald declared. Mr. MacDonald Is back from Canada where he investigated reports of'ship ments Jrom Canada and 'of liquor elling activities. He is asking per nfssipn from Washington to prpceei o Alaska and establish a strong pro- libltlon enforcement force. Pay-Day Saving You paid regularly. Save regularly. When pay-day comes, 'put some of the money in a Savings Account in The Merchants Bank. One dollar-five you can conve- niently afford, And put in the same unoanl every piy-dsy. y. Aoeount-depotitsof iii MERCHANTS MMK liTHBKIpCE BRANCH, CAttAJiYSTOCKYARDS BRANCH. OF CANADA Esdblish.d 1864. R. J. DINMNG, W. I-HOPKIRK, Maiajtr. Mail Robbers Get 18 Years M01NKS, Dec. .Poff- enborger and Orvllle Phillips, of Council Bluffs, two of the liartlclpanfs in a recent mall robbery there in which Iho robbers ore said to have taken more Ihan J3.000.000 In currency and securities, have been sentenced to 18 years find 13 years In prison, re- spectively, It'was announced today. They pleaded guilty. Kellh Collins, another member of the band, was given a sen terice. VULCAN RETURNS OLD COUNCIL (From Our1 Own CfrrosoonilfinO VOLCAN, Dec. olil council- lors and reeve wore returned by ac clamalloii having performed satisfac- tory service In previous years. No now nominations. Following are re W. coun clilors, II. Slack and John Dewlo. NO STRIKE PENDING ADJUSTMENT OF-DISPUTE DETROIT, Dee, agree- ment, previously ratified by the briek-layers and plattororV Inter rational union, providing that there shall be no cessation of work pending adjustment of dis- putes, was adopted by the Mason astoctelori of Can ads and the United States In con- vention r; BRIER H MACDONALD'S "BRIER" has become jl a Canadian institution. Smoked by the .men who made history. In die bush, on the trail, in mining camps, prospectors' huts, factory yards, on trains, steamships, in the luxurious homes and- downtown clubs of our Canadian has always been recognized as the smoke. <1 MACDONALD'S CUT tobacco but in new every Macdonald tradition since 1858, and gives to tobacco for the money. ;