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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TyESDAY, DECEMBER LETHBRlriOE 1MILY HERALD PAGE FIVE MARKET REPORTS Oats were higtei with other grains, opening unchanged to l4c lower, May 49 3-4 and then quickly hardening. Calgary Livestock CALGAKY, Dec. With IIjht re- ceipts the cattlo market was fairly active, prices being steady, strong. Receipts: Cattle 306; sheep 87; no hogs. Seventeen made J776, medium to good to _......__________ ..____ _ Cows topped medium to Anerican market trlth some short food 60 to 75 new iieifers were i ..._.._, One weighing 840 There was a good de- LETHSRIDCE GRAIN PRICES Prieas paid today tor srun.u-Leth- fcrldn, Ttgon Barley Flax Bempsey Mixes With Bretaan In N.Y. Tonight -'.64 1.25 179 Winnipeg (train Markets rum 'Urenrth In can mare tr s s prices a boost on thai welshed at noon One weighing local market today and advances of (made 4 1-4 to Bo were made The volume hnand for tircoum of busmesi was limited but the no few wire on iertone was decidedl) strong There ers averaging SC-0 fc t> good export Inquiry lor wheat In bulls noli fco toss sold certain'positions, t'o" for demand Chleaao. LlvertocK No Vitk t The CHICAGO, Dec receipts u t sh premiums remained unchanged 1S.W, Bologna steady Good 10 cents over the_December future ohplce to Oalves tor No 1 northern Cash wheat clos- Bnlks to 50 Can fed 1-4 to 5 1 lc higher (ners 25 cents lower The coarse grains were very dull boih in futures., and HogE, receipts mostly 40 to ceiitfi lower than yesterday's aver There Is a fair demand for cash' Bulk 58 SO to ?910, pigs 25 to at unchanged spreads cents Jower offerings continue light Oats Saeep receipts Considering to l-4c'higher; barley 7-8 to, 3 3-8e wet clasies strong to higher, flax 2 to 3c liighc lower to 4e h'gher Quotations Open. Kay 175' December 51 Jlav rS December S3 32 December 207 Ma> 210 and ryo lo 15 cents higher Winnipeg Livestock Dec Close.'1 :hoga and 125 sheep. 1020 600 There was little activity displayed todav on the cattle c [market and trading was generally 6314 slov, with buyers bidding in line with r68 j yesterday Females were pnjndpa (sellers-Ih.'lbc, butcher division. S3U-to good to J6.50 am Fiftwn Round Decision Attracting Lot of Aiirniion i Bout 29S 213 December 159 .157 Cash Prices Ko. V Nor...lSO% No. 2 Nor. No. 3 .No. 4 Nor Iol7j No G Track. Manitoba, Saskatchewan and OATS- NO 2 CW 53 Ex No 1 feed :No 1 Iced 4S Track Jvo 3 CW Teed Track rs 161 ISC' 1C1 No 3 .2 fcort, No 4 "choice andrbulk of best cows lo kltfing steers fair la good to 18 00 medium kinds oO to choice feeder JCrO to fair to 00 to 25 The she op and lainb market main iained a'-firm good-lambs and gbod mutlbn sheep Hogs' unchanged: at for se- lects Market sfcadv f To.ronto Livestock. TORONTO, 'Dec" on Branch recelpfs 641 Butch ler choice Cahes receipts Light receipts of calves aro selling fast at steady prices NEW YORK. Dec., the sac. ocd time since July.4, a year ago, when bo knocked yut Jess WUlard aud attained the heaTJrnreight champion- ship ot tha world, Jack alght will defend his title when he meets Bill Brennan in a 15-round ixjut at Madison Square Garden. The light, on tho" outcome of which determined by points within the dis- cretion (it referee and judges, thi. champion stakes his title, Is .for. a diamond-studded belt to bo awarded by Tei RIckard, tho promoter A peculiarity of tha contest .is that the Identity of. tho dnVslals .upon whose Judgment and fair.ifcfs the champions tl'le depends, was no' to bo announced until 7 o'clock this ere Selections have been made, tut Promoter iRlckard has withheld the of referee; and judges until just before thei.Bght starts as-a pre- caution ary measure. While, the champion and his oppo- nent; are closeljr matched pliyslcally are both are in: tha. prlmo -f ondltiou and expressive of confiderico'in outcome, accepted be1- lief .among followers of boxing is thai Dempeey's crown is not in imminent despite- the fact-- that Brennan whose fibilng career, has earned him the sobriquet' ot "Knock- out" :Bill. Is an older and more ei- perienced fighter than tho present champion. Met Before Though'Drennan tonight is within rSltfng distance ot -the champion- ship for the first he took up .pro- fessional pugilism in 1914 a jcar be- ToroJtho'champion. He la 27 years' old'.while'Dempses' is 25. The onco before. In Febru- ary, in JIHwaulieo. Brenuaii vas-fcnocked out in the sixth.round. A ten-round bout immediately preced- ing tho championship event has at- R Wall Street Journal Dcclansipay for it. --Tha other third goes to Canadian Trade With U. gj foreign: countries. Wheat IS only an T- n 4 I example "of- the marketing of farm Depends 4M U. S. Buying] products, Thus the farmer Is dlrect- of Wheat. NEW YORK, Dec. the proposed tar- iff vheat, tha Wall Street Jomraal ttris .morning .says. "This; is ,a: time 'when farmers should fervently pray lo be delivered from legislative friends. Schemes theni'sln'congress are multt- pljing, as rapidly 33 the natural farm pests.' One of thp most menacing is a proposal to aaut out Imports of Canadalan wheat. 'At. a. time when wheat Is going from this country at the rate of forty million busbaUr.a month and Brad- street's report shows that bushels have been shipped from both countries, while Europe is steadily buying it Is well for people to think ot tho.future.; Canada's Idea ot the outlook may be Inferred from the fact that the present price ot >Tueat at Winnipeg'is considerably higher than at Chicago. i '-Beware Tariff Wall "Farmers have not suffered loss imports from Canada. Rut ley hiight irreparable loss If a r .204 No. 3 C.W. 208 173 ics loi> ho 1 ft W No 3 Condemned Track Ivo 2 CW Chicago Close Futures CHICAGO, Dec futures 170 12r Mar-h 7' 3 4 July 73 July 40 E 8 jCash Close 2 northern 201 lo 206, receipts 9o3 Thore is a brisk trade'at prices with yes- tetda> 1 t, v f ,67% .Hoss, :Tficeipts'n34.-! Prices steady with yesterda) Montreal Livtstock MONTilBAL? Dec. today were all of .common quality- Prices were steid> butcher steers good 50 to aO, good veal J1300 to Best lambs sold at 50 Hogs, selects at Montreal Stocks MONTREAL! Dec weakness was the outstanding fea'urc of the local clock exchange early thla morning and iBsaes which lost yesler _ day went down more today Abibiti Ko 2 hard 181 12 jsold at '4 after closing yesterday at 2 mixed 7o, No 2 yellow Sa Atlantic Sugar remained at 20 81 1 82 'to which point It drp.pped yesterday 2 whue uO 1-4 to 50 12 I tram 23 all other issues dls- No 3 white 49 1-4 to Ep played weakness tracked Interest among fisht fan's. This Is a meeting of the chief spa; ring .partners ot the two principals, Bill Tate, who Deinpsey, daily .hrl Kid Brennan's recipJont of punches. Are Now Under In- dictment in N. Y. Building Scandal Chicago Grain j _ NY Dec Fresh strength] NEW YORK Dec. sales developed in tho market todaj CPR 113. TJS Sleet 79 6 S US largely owing tb Indications thatjhc stecf preferred 106 period af'Ilquldalibn'in NY Funds an end Congressional action j NEW TdRfe, ex ing to relief of agricultural interests Vhange steady Demand 1-S in Iho United States was also gener cables 7S Canadian dollars regarded as a bullish .factor i-i, port-; demand together with tho fact that only bushels "ot' the visible supply whnat Is at western terminals counted In faror of an nd Tanco in prices Opening quotations Taried 14 oil to I 1 4c higher with December 169 to 170 and March 1611-2 to 163 were followed by a sharp up- turn all around faction and then by a re 13 1510_por cent discount KEW THEATRES'FOR FOUR1 CANADIAN -CITIES Tt'-x- 14 thea. ires will be constructed in tho near futuro in Guelph, Belle-fun; iiegina and accordme to plans an nounccd this raoralng by Trani-Cap ada Theatres Limited througu George F DriECOll general manager todav Become a Pay-Day Saver Don't let a pay-day go by without depositing: something to the fund in ypur ?avirtgs Account If you are paid twice and deposit only each pay-day, at the end of the year you will have the tidy sum of one hundred and fj twenty dollars besides the interest which your deposits will earn. Become a Tegular saver. Opo Account cow. ANTS BANK Hwd Office: Montreal. OF CANADA TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES Convenience, security and economy secured by 'the use of Travellers' Cheques issued by this Bank.i They erfable the bear- er to identify himself and are readily converted into the current coin of any foreign country. THE OF, COMMERCE PAID-UP i RESERVE.'l-TJND L_ NEW 10RK, Dec T Uct iatvyer a centra figure in the building trust when it was he the code of praclicej followed by con tractors hasiheen charged with violatioa'ef7he State Anti Trua law. This known yesterday it: TidB- announced '.that _seveni.mor indicteienta hodi returned connection with the trust Inqnir bringing tho total to 75 After it Ts learned this morning.that .William Doran, labor leader, had: tieen indie ed on a charge of coercion, it announced that Jos. Mo'ran and Pete League of Nations as "settled upon bv Mld committee began in, the assembly of friends of lohertp Brlndell pre the league lodiy l{ was expected thtj dent of lhe trains councl League of Nations Will Hea Reportjm Plan at Session Today GENEVA, Dec. M.-rConslderatio of the disarmament program of th project would be accepted without modification, the international court which was dls cussed'yesterday, It was expected', to furnish occasion for another series of addresses Tho principal feature of the program is an appeal to the powers to.agreo.not tp-increase appropriations for arma- mc-ils during the next two jears Prom this beginning It is hoped to develop a gradual reduction, finally reaching a point where a generalilhn. ilation, based upon previous appropria' tions may. begin. Other important matters on today's program were reports on the "white slave" trado and tho opium traffic which were to bo taken up follo.wlng the debate on disarmament Two sessions of the assembly be held dally, beginning today, and provisional program being adopted'for poso of finishing' the meeting of-the assembly before'Saturday.. It'Is, real- ized, however, that If any .one subjecl brings.on a long dcbalo, tbe meeting will last untllSalurday, and mbs't bl tho counting on a lull week's work, rossrvcd'bertns 6n trains leaving for Paris Saturday night. GERMAN PLAN TURNED DOWN BERLIN, Dec. Nollet, head of the allied control commission hero, has Informed Iho German -gov- ernment that its explanations regard Ing tho disarmament 6f people's piarda cannot1 bo accepted, and: hai ordered the government to direct th, destruction of several siege gunrf'be fdre December 15. Ho has declarei gnus were kept In Contra'yen tlon of the Versailles treaty and des pile tho relle'falc-d demands of the alifes. r MA3SACHUS3ETT8 ELECTIONS BOSTON, Dec. elec lions In 1C cities of tho-fetato had as'their outstanding feature the mayoralty contest in Atlleboror where womau in the Btato to asplro actively to the office, was oho of five candidates.- A referendnm on Sunday sports boxing the sale .of bee and light wlnea containing less than 2.75 per cent, of alcohol were oh th hallols'at all elections. DOMINION ARSENAL REOPENS .QUKHEC, L'ec. Dominion arsenal after- hiving been closed for soveral months, will bo ro-opoucil to '.morrow when 207 inon b.e give 'employment. This Is 50 per cent Iiclow the when thA ariena! closedU again been indicted this time o barges of extortion arid'coercion. da's wheat aiid throw." it. into tho ceah than to commit Buch folly. tariff wall were raised againbt that I far to pnrchas'e every bushel of Can ountry.; The floss of an important market might'result. No farmer can rosper unless he can find a market or his products: lie will not find it mong other, farmers. The manutac- nririg and: foreig'n countries urnlsa his market (or carplus pro- ucts Without them his work for he year will go for naught 'Two-third's ot the wheat crop is markeled-to domestic consumers who dependvupoh and salaries to provincial matfer and that minioa goverumsut had no In-. :eution of as sum I ngs It The federal.. government was willing to assist in but not to initiate plans for the Ot unemployment. ly dependent upon industry and for- nigti trade. Take away either it those and bis market 'It depressed. Canada Important Market 'The firmer cannot survive with. out industry and industry Is depend ent Neit lo tho United Canada" is of more American Industry than anjr.other oouniryjon the face of the globe.' Exchauge rates runs heavily against Canada, yet in iho 10 months ended .with October0 that country bought goods from the United States to the value of 5841.600000 By tho end of the year the total should bo above wage earner and every farmer U interest- ed la this; In the same period Canada sold to us of which wheat ,was Government Doesn't Consider it Means of Tiding Over Present Situation a email portion By the years end'the country will OTVO us A cus- tomer who hnys almost twice as much as he sells should bo preserved "A tariff wall against any one com- modity w.bich, Canada send a "here to help pay its bill would In effect be notice that will deal with you for cash only.' That means the loss our second best: customer. Better by OTTAWA, Dec. insurance as a means for dealing with, present coedi- tions Is impracticable. It is not be- ing considered by the.government as a means to tide ovet unemployment prevailing now, and it would.'lake at least two years to establish and pper- ate any system of unemployment-In- surance In Canada. This is the Senator Robertson, minister of labor, this morninog Tbe minister eiolaln cd that system of unemployment! insurance in-Canada must be based' on a fund obtained by assessment .of employers and employees, plas a gov- ernment grant. It would take at least two .years tb build up stich a "fund. The Idea that the Dominion- govern ment in a position to hand out millions of; dollars at.tho present time for the establishment of euch a fund was certainly, far. from.the fact. Senator Robertson repeated 'his statement of some days ago to the effect that government Is read> anj willing to assist the muni cipalitles and provinces In solving the problem but hfc emphaslaed the point that it was primarily a municipal or TAXI DRIVERS BUMP PESOS OUT OF MEXICO CITY, Ijov. Idated condition of Mexico City streets which caused Uxlcab owners of iha city to stage a demonstration ot pro-, test recently, has been made" the sub- ject of an investigating tour by tho city council Members were carried' in' automobiles. o.ver the and so effectively did the ;chaufieurs strike all the ruts and holes that a budget v< pesos for street improve- ment was voted the.-next-day. At Ihe demonstration held by the tailcab men a huge poster announced that a small car and.Us driver had dropped-into a hole bn'Avenlda Ma- dera, the'main of the city, and