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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, DECEMBER THE ItfTHBRTDGE DAILY'HERALD PAGE FIVE MARKET REPORTS LETHBfllDSE PRICES paid today (or gram-m Leth- bridge, wagcti load follow: .'Oati .31 Barley........... .54 Bye....................... 1.25 Hax 179 Winnipeg Market "WINNIPEG, Dec. il good buying of December wheat around tha -owning .fitiirpRi which was. re- ported for export trade, gave the mar iet: a much BtfOilser undertone to- day, and prices'advanced at the high ot the aiid held fairly (Continued on Kivu.) 1000; compered with a week; aft., beef and butcher cattle closing around steady; bolci'gua bulls fully K. cents higher; hantty veal J1.W lower. Hogs, receipts 8000; "mo'slly 15 to 25 higher thaii' yesterday's ay.- orage; bulk pigs 20 to 30 ceiits' IJghcr. Sheep, receipts 2000; compared .with" a week Iambs and med- ium wethers, j 5 cents to lower; icajituKe fi CO junei Winnipeg Livestock 450 'cattle and '1GS hoes Owing to the meagre offerings meetings the plan of government nas decided upon! A primary election conducted through tho malls by tho 100 meiubers resulted Jrm for the remainder of the session th, cattle market was ex -The close showed futures unchanged QUiet prices gener to Kc higher and cash unchanged in [m9 A limit The cash-demand _ was loss numbw. ,alr to uutcher and while the offerings were not Urge, Ihor.e was every Indication that ft ere securing needed i tonnage for ships at the kead pf the Likes which must get away by midnight Sunday Tradrt Tolume in the coarse, grates was light the offerings very small, and the de Bland san> thing but urgent, Oats lower lo.lc Ic lower, fioi 1 to >4c lower and rvo. t to" lower; Quotation i: Dec 173 174H May 170 172 Bee SStt UK May j7iiv 579s BARUEY- Dec. 81 May v 82% 211 208 May 220 220 Dec 16" Ma> 155 Cash Pricss ho 1 Nor' Other grades .not quoted. Track, Manitoba, ed number of fair to good steers changed hands at 6.50 to 8.06, and.helfersot.the'tame grade with a few raachlnc 7 00 Hogs and sheep were steady to un- changed but not enough receipts to constitute a market. New York. Stocks NEW YORK, 0ec' sales C P R 'U S Steel U S 106% Montreal Stock Exchange MONTREAL, Dec. local stock exchange wu practically dead Abltlbi closwl last night al 66 3-4 and opened today at while Wayaganuck wont op two points to 90. f Sterling Exchange NEW YORK, .Dec. ex change, steady Demand 45, cab- les Canadian dollars 13 5 lier- cent' Old Country Football Scores Alberta 2 C S21 No 1 Feed 1 ieed 47% Track W 93 Feed Track 4 LONDOV, Dec XBy Canadiai Saskatchewan an'd Associated Old Country fool No 1 N W C 3 C W 204 Condemned Track 3 C 2, iced 4 C W S C V, No 2 C 17451 5334 208 173 16B 208 Io7 uv Uiallo U] luu XVI' a the selection of 15 ot their uumberl Pensions Board Delves Claim of Chicago Grain CHICAGO, Dec 11 irheat market showed considerable strength here today because of a general com nlsslon house buying and COT In all grains Offerings -were light. Wheat opened Ic er to 2 1 4c higher with December '1 2 to' 163 and to and were soon followed' by sharp adTancss, tho March delivery jumping oc ths inside figure earlier Oats ;werej in. sympathy with other, .eralns.- ppening.'unchanged. to l-4c higher with Hay 49 1 S to 49 3 8, the market underwent further setbacks Chicago Close CHICAGO Dec close No 2 red Corn No 3 mixed' 70 j No J 81 Oats- No 2 whte 49 to 50r-No 3 white 48'4 Chicago Livestock Dec.. receipla "THey WORK you ball played today resulted as follows Scottish League Airdrie 1, Mothernell 3 Celtic 1, Partict Thistle 0 .Clyde bant1 1 -Ralth Rovers 1; Dundee Albion Rovers 0. Hamilton A 2, Clyde 1 Hibernians 0, Queen's Park 2 Kilmarn'ocfc, Aberdeen 0 Morton 0, Ajr USitel 0 Rangers 2, Falkirk 0 St Mirren 4, Dumbarton 1 Third 3, Hearts 0 First' Division Arsenal 1, Chelsea 1 Aston Villa 0, Newcastle U liolton W 3, Huddersfield 1 Bradford 2; Manchester U. 4: Burnley 1, Liverpool 0 Derby C 0, Blackburn n 1 Everton 2 M IS dfcb of o 1. Manchester C 1, Bradford C Preston N E 4; Oldhim A 0 i Sheffield U 1, Tottenham H 1. Suflderland Bromwlch A 0 Second Division Bamsley 1, Bristol City 1 Cardiff C 1, Wednesdaj 0 Coventry O 4. Fulham Orient 0 United 0. Leicester City 1, Bla-kpoo! Notts P 2, Hull City 0 Portvaie 6, Stoftkport C- 1 Hothefham C-' o. Westham U 1, Stoke 0 3; Shields -Third Civilian Brentford 1; -Lu ton? Town .Bristol Rovers, 3, Reading S G .Swansea 1 0 >sorlhamptin 3, Exeter City 3, Isorv-ich C 0, Milwall 2 .Plymouth 0; Stiuthend U. O. Portsmouth 0; Merthyr 0. Queen's Park 4; Brighton and H. Swindon Ij-Gillingham 1( Watford 5; Newport County 1. LONDON. (Canadian Asm cialert an.. Inter-varsity soc cer fdotball.'game this" -attomoon Ox ford defeated'. Cambridge -by 5 to 1, Rugby League matches today.. hat tho following results: Northern Union League Unddersfield 13 Wlunes 4 0 St Helen's Rcc Halifax D; Bramloy. 0. Hull 7, Batley a j 12; .IJarrnw S. Leeds Ixilgh 9; Broughton 3 Old ham 3; Wigah 6, Salford-1; Hull Kingston 8. at Helen's 14'j' Kefgbler 0 Swlnton 13: Ilunalot 5. Wakefieid 33, Bradford 5 Rugby Union Championship Durham 9, Cheshire 11 Cumberland 9; Xancashlre 6. o become candidates for the charter ommlsslon. These, lo.meu signed a written-pledge to (he effect that If lected they would secure a charter rabodylng the fommlsslon manager Ian aud ag'recJ to In the barter the following fixed fundamec- al clauses A commission of arge on a nor.-parllzau ticket and iubject to recall, _ A city manager selected by the :xmi miss ion ln; whom would repose the administration duties. relative to- the govern meat of the city. VA referendum and protest on all legi- slation. This- act of: pledging candidates to he 'charter ''commission to..different schemes of government means that je-ifeople it the'polls can determine letr own choice ot a charter com- ifEfiou through; definite- program, Follow Ins the submission of thi> iledge by the candidates for the char- .er' commission' based-'on' the-- above plan, an ejection campaign con I reached all.classes of :he people The fifteen men favorable :o.the commission manager covem ment were elected at1-the polls'by a vote 'of two. to' one.n'against; the bined opposition ot two other sets of candidates both of which represented partisan pni'iir-c Charter l> Adopted The charter was then written em bodying the fundamental provisions pledged. Tho the election in August by an over whelming majority and at ihe follow .ag November .'election the commis- sioners .were three for a'.term of four, and twd tor a term of two they began Berries January 1, 1914 The Legislative Body This body Is purely a legislative one _. It passes the animal appropria tlon ordinance. It enacts nil public im provcmcnt legislation'and it chooses and appoints the city manager who is directly 'responsible to the commis- sion for the administrative work of the city government. Mem j hers of the commission give onl> q ortlonrof their "time' to the city got- rnment, it being required under the larter to meet hot less than' once, acli The' salary is1 at 'commissioner- .per ear with the exception of the- mayor, whb'is chosen at-ths election iree commissioners 'arid the-.oiie ho receives" the highest number-of otes; lie receives per-annum. Tre City 'Manager The- city nta'nager represents''-'- the- ommlssion arid is tbe ezecutire head f the administration 'khry In Dayton is 609 per annum Inder he 'mny 'be'chosen rom the citizens ol Dayton or from nart of the "United States The :ity manager1 directors Service Safety, Finance, and y.elfarej-and also approves pointment of-'snbordinates; Realizingl that Inefficient govern ment Is duo.more weakness .of he method than totbe .weakness or dishonesty of.pnbHe officers, the ch'ar- er of Dayton- provides a budgetary and.accounting procedure usually ab- sent in city cbarlert. 7 Splendid RetuftB-V One of tbe greatest Advantages ,of thls form of sovernmcnt Is.the fact tbat he whole organization works harmon ously for the interest of the city with ont regard to party politics hcally The city been able to men to various positions m'the ser because they were qualified for not as" s jqltjlcal -ftuv-w, having no ternl of office and belng'subject X) the employment of the commission Who, in turn, answer to the electorate must'make good .Fued responsibility will obtain results, no matter, whether It.be In mmlclpal government or in prljitc business: The fact that-the authority is centralizod'makcs it Ible for tho niamger io pursue and to conduct iho affairs.of the- city purely upon a husl ness'Basis. This is the plan that has been followed In Dayton, and; It I were not for the charter provision granting the, same, lly results tha have boon obtained would not .have been forthcoming. You are bilious, and what-you need is one or two Cascarets tonlglit 'sure for your Myor and.bowels. Then you will wake up wondering what of your' dizziness, sick headache, upset, gnssy stomach.' No Inconven- ience. Children lovo Cascarets too, 10, '25, 50 cents.- CHAMBERLAIMS FaeamonSa Insurance During the half century that Chambcrlyin's Cough Kcmedy fn >iso we hnvij never known'of a cold resulting in this old fain- tly raedlcino was freely given. Can you afford to bo without a 'iil your home? 35c. COUGH REMEDY FIX DATE SOON FOR TO THE DRY PROVINCE! OTTAWA, Bee. ftaii- returns of the all-d'ry'plebiscite taken re- tently In Nqyaj Scotia; Alberta, aikatchewaW ant) Manitoba. are expected Io be .complete by the next week. The question of fixing a date vvhlch Impor- tation of Irtto the 'four proy- Incei will bo fortttfifen will then be considered. HYDBO AWAR09 BIG CONTRACT TORONTO, Dec. II. Contract amounting to ricarlr two iiiiillon do lars Vcre awarded hy -th6 'Lprdviucia hyrlro-eleclrlc rommlsslijii at a Bpccla meeting held hero' yesterday. Th contracts for: transformers, elec trKal eqtilpjno'nt, comonl nnd othb materinls Ihd fnrposo in award ing them promptly at this time- Is Ic supply Work'On thbso In need diirln th4 proae.nl Building permits Issued this year I Sudbury up to NOT. 30-antounlod. I G. A. U. V- Not As High OTTAWA, Dec. In reply to a statement receully niadn by J. F. Marsh, organUing secretary of the'Oracd Artay of United Veterans, to: the. cffec.t that Canadian pensions are smaller than those Ot other ccun Tuuaiily uuivou board pension commissioners to- day, issued a comparative statement of pensions granted in tho various countries- which participated in tbe "H only necessary to. glance at the pension scales of the various countries to dispel any doubt regard- Ing this gays the statement "Taken as a whole Canadian pensions and Canadian pension laws are broader in their scope than faoM ot any country." The statement shows a comparative scale of pentlons figured on the ah nual rate awarded to the rank and file totally-disabled. The rate in Canada 'or this class U If he s married he .receives, If fie: Is married'infl has one child, ho receives two children three chll dren and an additional a year for each subsequent child. Th< pension' to the totally disabled man in tlie United States is but if h' Is married he 'gets only and i tie is. married .has onQ'cbii< ao compared with in Can ada.; In the United States a pensioner his wife and two children receivei against in Canada, and there is no' additional allowance tor other children. Cpmmectlng on the scale sions in the'llnlted States, tha, board of pension "In one Instance, that of the single man the pension now payable ;uhder United States laws is higher than that paid in Canada an average family of five, it will be noted tbat-.th'e married pensioner in Canada, totally disabled, receives agalnct he wduld'recelve were he pen- sioned, under, the United-States lawi As compared with other Canada's pension scale is much high- aiinual rate awarded to ividowa of privates, far exceeds :that other which partici- pated In tho war" The rates for Canada Include a bon us effective from Sepeteniber 1, 1920. INVESTIGATION ABOUT SMALL f ffftlRLY SATISFACTORY MONTREAL, tivey Sergeant Mitchell of the Toronto'police, in charge of the investigation Into, the disap- pearance of Small, the Toronto last nlgtjt thaf the Invertlsatlon has been Mtlsfactpry, al- thoufih nathjna of a has Jretfbeen uncovered. UNCLE SAM SETS PACE GENEVA, Dec. Japan cannot reduce her arpament as long as the United States was increasing hers. Viscount Ishil of the JapacvEe delegation declared. jit a. meeting of the anuanients committee this tecnooujwhen (he question of disarmament was, under discus JAM mi mucpciiuciii And Railway Experts .to Argue Discrimination Against .the West in Freight Rales railway board and hive the gued. In urging this reeommbndaUon the txecntive of the council bSieres the Issue Is of great national Import- ance and ought not to he left to argu- ment amongst ihe.varlos'i Independent' jiierdal associations and mauy of which have 'reached tho limit of theh- ability to stend far- ther expense in appearing before the railway v GOVERNOR DENOUNCES DEFERENCE OF LAW SACRAMENTO. Calif., Dec. rule and defiance -of the law rhicb. resulted in the lynching jcste.-- V.'IXNIPEG, Dec. Canadian Council of Agriculture has telegraphed 1'remler Melgheu at Ottawa to' urge, that the government appoint legal counsel and railway experts to_argue before lauwuj [Xjaru uii uu of'Western Eustcru Can- ada on tho alleged- dlEcrimtnation against tbo west iu. tho' matter ot am in ex- j freight rates. CALGARY, pec. 11. sclly the Bamo position with respect i" Xarman Lambert, his to tho leadership of tha Conservative seat the following to thrf party InVAlbcrta- 'that Dr. Stanley is, Premier, following a of tho I will neither lead. nor consent to led.1' My1 course' 'shall bo an Indeperiileht one during the coming .v ._ Ihe'staUraent made this Sterens, who declared that tho example set by, the citizens who par- ticipated lu the lycchtng "underlines respect for law and weakens the ad- ministration of Justice." And he de- regard to announced sitting of railway'commissimiera on Decem- ber 14 to ccnsiSer tlie allegation that an uujust discrimination now ,'esisU.1 against Cauada as week Albertin by Geo. Hoad-' with Eastern the Canadian former- leader 'of the opposition, Council ot Agriculture in lull session who was deposed on the ever of last- instructed Its' .'executive to urge the session" by a .faction In 'the- party i federal government to" oppolnt'counBel whlch-eleelcd- James Ramsey of Ed montou to the position. and eiperts representing 'ea'st west to tako this matter clared It is the duty of the Sonoma county authorities to deal adequately with tho members ot the mob. SEEK INCORPORATION OTTAWA, Dec. The incorporation rgeneral synod of the" Church of England In Canada for tho purpose of the gov- ernment of the "church and to enable It to acquire, hold and dispose ot property" will be the purpose of a hill to he introduced iu parliament at tlie anil the I app'rbaching session. Brier More Tobacco for the Money Crown Counsel.in Nat Bell Ca Province Has Right (0 Pass It EDMONTON, Dec. strong defense .of the constitutionality of the Alberta Liquor Act was presented h: Sidney II. Woods', K.C., crown coiinse In tho Nit 'Dell Ilciuor (iaso at presen before Mr. Justice tlorarl, It was arguetl that the trend of privy council decisions since confederation hod been to givo- the provinces power, to control'their own social life ,and the.liq.uor traffic with in boundaries of the indfyidua provinces and if the province couii rot pasa the liquor'.act .it coutd n more the public health or poisons act. Mr.-'Woods' also argue'i {hat tho'British North America Act conferred upon tho provinces the power of controlling tho liquor traffic. Such power might not be.specifically enumerated, but It was a residuary passed along.to -the prAvlnces. It any changes are mado In tljo Bri- tish'North America predicted, one of the first amendments inserted would be a 'definite conferring of this power 'upon the provinces. "1 am of the opinion tlial the legis- lature lad the power to pass :this said Mr. Justice Hymlman, "but the only quttUeu It If they want W iNiiiiniiiiniHiiiiiiHii Canada's best buy- the ECONOMY Ifcckage iuniinuiiiiiiniii Will YmJ Have MUSIC In YOUR Home This Christmas? you imagine any pastime more, wholesome, more elevating, more enjoyable, than an evening passed in music, the whole family taking part? If you find that.the evenings seem long, are monotonous or cheerless- try music tp liven them up. in fact, most musical instruments arc easy to learn. Make an instrument the Christmas gift to each member of the: the "home orchestra" your corner" attractive spot in your community. We. will be glad to help you you will find the largest stock in the city of s Interesting Musical Instruments Our goal is always that, of equal or superior quality at a less in our small goods department we excerfamously. Buying largely, never permitting our qualities "to even in the face of wartime tightness of market we offer Banjo, Mandolin, and "Everything in Music" at-prices Very low. Let Us Help You Select That Gift NOME THE HO TIBOSIUIM Of _ rod you TO JCUCT BALMORAL BLOCK, LETHBR1DGE ;