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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, DECEMBER iv, 1920 THE LETHBRTPGE DAILY HERALD HAUB FJVB MARKET REPORTS -Finance J-LETHBR1DGE GRAIN PRICES Prices paid today for granTTB Leth tridse. wagon load lots follow heat )150 Oats iQ Barlos 64 Hje 120 Max .103 Winnipeg Grain Market were id on the strength of other cereals, open big l-8c off to l-4e up with iMay 45 7-S to 41 1-4 ondjtheu hardening for all deliveries. Edmooton Livestock EDMONTON, Deo. receipts. 333; calves 38.' Market more active. .Fair qual- ity cattle, were offered .in small lots. Prices' steady with .yesterday's close. heavy butcher steers J7 to common ?5 to }550 butcher Dominion Steel also made a new low iy going doffu Io42. after rioslcg.last: night at 42 5S. whlla Dominion Tex- .Ho sagged a point to 300. N.Y. Stocks NEW YORK, Dec. sales C.P.U. 113 Steel 7S 7-S; U.S. Steel-preferred 105 7-S. .Bar Silver NEW Deo. silver, domestic 99 foreign C4. NEW YORK. Pec. change strong; demand 1-3; cables 13 54 11. Canadian dollars 14 15-15'per cent, discount. Paris Money PARIS, Dec. B-'ere-heavy the Bourse today Three; per cent rerj Sinn throughout sessbn The advance close ilumed Decem Vier {i 3 4c from irdaj- and May 4 7-Sc up. Trade volume was Yen light-v Local, cash broiers report eel the. land somewhat belter todaj with rerv Ijght oferlngi Receipts kept up and. practically one millioa bushels cf wheat plated inspection today for usloading tt the head ot the The premiums showed :an improve ttent, being-1 (o 3 cents .higher.-The hoarse grain markets continue dull and There appear! to he a limited demand only for the. coarse grains, while at the same time offer ings are oxtrememl) llgat Oafs closed "So higher barlev 2 to 3-Sc lower; flix S i 2 to Z 1 ic lower and 2 J-2 to 3c' higher; Quotations Open. Close December. 1S1I4 188 SG 198 207 1C2. December 5H4 'May .55% December Mav S2 December 200 December May 1C2 olCO Cash Prices -No. V Nor... 194 and t1 50 for common, .Demand for feeder steers to be- '05 offered for good qualitv veal. calves' eellios :a't IMS with the bulk going at to 17 oO receipts 79 gelKis off rare Sheep, 3? Good lambs to chojce to Calgary Livestock CALGARY, Dec al (he stock slice veilerday noon rwere J75 cattle, 77 calves, 65 hogs and 84 sheep The market was quiet and inactive, no choice stuff being offered aud bulk of'business being in j medium and common left-overs Med inni to good tteera brought from fl> to J6 73 Heifers and cows topped to good at to Jo 75 and common at H to Ja Medium to'good bulls to slockers and feeders I medium to good to fo 75 and com 'mon to JS Good calves were worth f 6 oO to and common (3 to IJ6-- Lambs, worth mdeium ewes while select hogs advanced again', selling from. ?14.7o to .5 off cars. Winnipeg Llvettock WINNIPEG i- Dec otO cattle, 300 hogs, and 150 Trading was de cidedly quietvWiH buyers bidding ;enerally in line x with yesterdays No 3 Nor 183 5.Nor 153 Manitoba, and AlberU N'o 4 Nor G Saskatchewan 190 169 .14215 3CW 5SH I No 1 feed No IFeed 465. 3 CW 98 Feed Track Xo 1 N W C No. 2 C.Wi'. .194 Condemied Track EYE No 3 CW 'No Sleed 49U No 1 81 .168 198 No. 3 C.W. Chicago Grain Close Deo, close the j Pelcgation Waits on -Ask'" Inieniational Confer- ence'Provisions Be Met TORONTO, Dec. proviu-, mtes o7 francs change on .London times. 58- francs 5 Ex cen- JELLICOE GIVES (Continued from Front: Page) U was not to he doubted, said the comml'leo ot the, Dominion i Trades and Labor Congress, compet- ed of P'esident Tom Moore of ..Ot- tawa, J J( of Sault Sle. Marie; A. Carroll of Windsor; Donald and James Toronto, met the provincial cabinet today and presented memorials for 1m proved1 labor, conditions. The ;prbgram .of legislation, some of whicn' la' embodied in the recom: mshda'tioE ,fA the first internatiooar Ubor conference held at WaeHng- throughout and arc fairly a! able. There. good crops this year and moro than half! the grain has been exported. Thef jfact that the price of wheat is lower! has -had some .effect on the farming' areas, The premier slated that in spile of many difficulties the province is pro- ceeding With aji, extensive system of roads; The nature of The country makes it difficult to construct good permaa'ent.- hat good highways are being gradually built throughout the provinco.'ha s'ald.. FREIGHTiPREPAYMENT rcport that the gunnerv of the Ger fton last year was presented to- the man battle cruisers In the earlv cabinet ttajes was of a lerv high, standard Th6 first request was" for They get on the :the.: hours of Isbor to not Some Members Fear Continu- ance of Embargo May Hurt Relations With Canadu LONDON', Dec. As- sociated The fire of 'ques- PROBLEM UP TUESDAY j Opus' regarding the embargo 'on Can- adiau (.-altle has now passed from the sc PrpsO llllnlsler of sfcrlcuHuro to lha premier and begin hitting w.ithln two or three more than S hours a day and 44 hours minutes atletonenipg fife; even at a a week? la Continuous opera- range ol yards, iiOM where 48 might be German Ffre System Provision snould be .provided in the report went on, this act aays the mamorlul, "for 'appeared to use some such system of; He limitation "of unnecessary over- fire as the Petravic method, as. aboro the stipulated number of giins did not go off exactly toget'i rj hours and such overtime as !s: per- arid It unquestionably gave excellent should be paid for at not lea's The rapiiiit) of the fire was than 50 per cent over the-regular ors will hold :a traffic slUing.on Tues- day next at.which a .number of appli- cations considered. Further consideration' also_ likely, to be given to the question of .the prepay- went of freight rates on international huslness. Thjs "week 'Chief'Commis- sioner Carveil.. gave not Ice. to. the lilwaye that he would expect them in the direction if ;tho ApayiDg carriage-.'within Canadian territory- in .Canadian, lu- :tead (of United States .currency. It s thought 'that next Tuesday the'railways will havo eome solution'cf the" problem to offer trie tary hecklers arc hot W get any fuY- .Ihe'r Percy Hiird asked ministerial statements on -tho matter BIG INCREASE IN PRISON POPULATION THE EAjST; YOUTHS CHIEF OFFENDERS OTTAWA, Dec. In- crease In prison cially in Eastern Canada Is noted 'in returns of the penitentiary- branch of the department of jus- tice. In Ontario anri Quebec nn Increase of eighty" or 'more per cent, since the war is.noted. Discussing the subject, a hiflh official stated that the increase in the number'of .Inmates-tn the penitentiaries' was chiefly due to the spread of crime among ycung and boys, and the crimes they commuted were characteristic of young desperadoes. In- cluded robbery with violence, the use of firearms, wounding arid such like.. very great. Their ships were ablrj to fire with great accuracy after having been uevereiv 'punished. 'It is quite evident that all the German ships possess a speed milch in ex'cess of that for which 'they were nominally designed." 'In this connec- tion Admiral Jelllcoe cited a. case whereVBritlBb S2-inot vessels were unable to get away from German craft registered as 20.5-kcot vessels t Torpedoes Missed Mark 'One'eature said the repo.t was the large' number "of-lorpedoes-cross Ing our line, except on the. Marlborough. All were avoided (.lose ou the cattle market Fair tojbj skilful handling except the good quality light he'fers to 2a, one The JIarlborcugh dodged se; of same grade to ta era! forpedpes before being struck; bulk of lulling steers'-Jo rO to stotkers and feeders poor sellers with majority feeder steerc weighing up within range ?5, tp 60 Trading waa quiet on the sheep and amb ings 7 he report said It was ot extreme importance tp keep irom tho UDOW leiige. of-the'enemy lliatahe British ships were able to the toriiedoes ..-e, observing their (rack as market due to meagre offer [not be beyond the ingenuity cf the ______ 3 red 203 Iw 2 hard 179 12 3 mixed 66 No 3 Jew 7S 74. white 47 13 to 4814. Jfo 3 white 47 to 47 34 Closs Futures 164, Maj 158 Cora- May 71 July 73 1 8 48 1-4, July 47 3-4 Chtcago Grain CHICAGO Dec buying on the part of houses with seaboard connections brought about a material advance- in .wheat prices It was inferred that the buying waa to retiovo against vfxport sales Upturns in foreign exchange rates tended also to'strengthen'the wheat market. Opep.lng prices." raug'ed lower to >2 12o higher 358 12 (o 160 12 and i-air to good sheep 1C to J7 50, good Iambs f 1150 to J13 50 Jlogs advanced 2 cents this morn ing selects ?1350 Chicago Livestock CHICAGO, re- ceipts trade'uneven, all class- es around Hogs receipts 2'000, active, lights '5 lo 3o cents higher, others 15 lo 2o cents higher than >esterday's ar erage pigs mostlv 25 cents higher Sheep, receipts 11000 fat lambs oO cents lower top 11075 to outsld crs; sheepvl6 Toronto Stocks' TOROKTO; issues, again'dlsplayed-most-activity on the Toronto exchange this morning. Canada sold off early at 34 a half point below vester das s close but a ralu the price (hack to 35 12 this flgnre represent i ing a gam ot half a point The pro- ferred issue closed al 61 it cet loss of I-1 Steel of Canada lost 2 points al f-S There was no trading in Steel corporation Mont-eal MO XTRE AL. d the last tw o daj s v (rack being left by the tor redoes.' The German Losses As to the German losses, llie report stated: 'I estimated the enemy .losses In vessels sunk as three battle cruisers" two battleships, .one .vessel of the Pommerain class, two liglit cruis'efs and three, deslroyers.'and as.severely damaged two battle cruisers anil eral light cruisers and Rejected Night Answering criticisms that he should Have continued the battle when 'lie had the Oermans al Jellfcoe said I rejected at once the idea of a night action between heavr shipi as leading tp possible disaster, owm? first, to, of torpedo craft in such large numbers arid second the ____ Impossibility of distinguishing be- siou being expenencVd "cisewheTe tween our own and the enemy ships t comparatively light Premier Martin and, further, that the result of a-night, action under anv conditions must al ways be icrj largelj a matter ot pure Lost Key Signal of Battle "Whit the naval exports writing in the afternoon papers describe as 'one of the key signals of tho battle never reached .Iclllcoc, nilralty report.': This message- was at on llie mornniE of June 1 and it probably was lo t through wireless Interference. Commander S. M. .T. Handel of tho jiavv writing in the Evening Standard it] explanation of the situa- on says Jellicoe had turned his fleet outh 'in rird'er t.n intercept Admiral on.Scheer, the .'German commantler, heu. tiie latter tried to return to' his Tcliicoc hid an cipated Von -Scheer'Would nltempt o cross liis rear. actually hap the Faulkner wirelessed 10 fact to Jellicoe. ;Owing, however, to other continued Coniniander .'this, one .essential'. reporl ailed to reach its dcslinatioh. Von cheer thus reached ot his Ino fields iiimmmiiiiimiiiiim MACDONALD'S Cut Brier Hore Tobacco fcr the Packages day. The British, Empire'-Stccl Tor- at poriillon were contpicuoas NEW DEVELOPMENT IN ONTARIO TIMBER PROBE TOnON'TO, 'Dec. fle- elopment in connection with the tint- >er probe being conducted by Justices Liddell aiid'. Ijalchfprd came yeeter ay in the a, wrl ssued by the attorney-general's de p'artment against the Shevlin Clarke ompany, and others fo cancellation" of-.certain'timber rants in the Queptco forest'reservi rom the Ontario government, for the ecovery of moneys nllegeil to he ow to the province, for damages fp alleged consplricy and fraud In con nectlon .with timber berths and fa lamagcs for alleged trespass. f Saskatchewan told the Caiadlau 'ress, today. Of courfe conditions, m Winnipeg other, cities anie as theV are The actorles are not so busy as they vere and But ,a and TREMOR IN PEK1N PKKIN, Dec.' 'earthfiuako was felt at last nlsht, The earth tremor rocked buildings and created mtleh excitement In the hotels and clubs. 'W, J. BRYAN MEETS HARDINQ ON LEAGUE MARION', O.f Dec. V. J, former secretary of- state under .President Wilson ff, Rnrt for many years'. an 't cate of world peace, was called iiitti cunviiltiiliuu willl Prcai-- Js dent-elect llarrilng today ,611 tho plan for an association of nations. Tliti conference. was confidential. 't For the young folks or the person just starting out lo save their earn- ings) there is no safer or surer of building up a savings account than investing in Alberta 5 Per Cent. Savings Certificates For 'the person with a hundred dollars up to tho big Investor, no bettor in- vestment will lie.found.than i Alberta Ten Year 6% Gold Bonds issuodln denominations of HOC, }50tt, ami and bearing Interest at the r.ito of 6 per cent per annum, payable by coupon halt yearly, let of May and 1st of November. This form of Having anil investing Is desirable for all. farmer, the wage earner or business proprietor, the person on medium or big salary. It is equally attrac- tive to'oil, you have a hundred dollars or more, buy ALBERTA TEN YEAR GOLD BONDS. .They corn 0 per, cent. Interest. The principal with interest due be paid In full 1st; of May, 1936-' A particularly desirable, feature'of these gold bonds in nddltlon lo giving a purchaser tho very best and safest rcluni ou their money, they are free from all taxes iu the 1'rorlncd of Alberlii.' K'o need, lo wait until you have a -hundred dollars- before investing. Put your small savings into ALBERTA 5 PER CENT. SAVINGS You can exchange tllcnv i later for G per cent. Oold llonds .it par. 'These savings certificates earn 5-per.cent.-Interest, and are redeemable on demand'. Dnj these bonds direct from the 'Provincial Treasurer, through your bank or from any recognized liond house in the Province, SEND FOR APPLICATION FORM Address Deputy Provincial Treasurer, Deputy Provincial Treflsurcr Hon; C. R. MITCHELL, Provincial Treasurer ALBERTA ft 't 't ;