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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta m TITF LETHlMtPO'e QRAIN PRICeS PrtcM 'tutli tat truA In Leth-Mdg^fVwiiCQaiload lota follow: Wlf^^ -�.��'.�>j-ftfltllB OabI. > j..;. S 4%e and May 40, Mth � ailttetha" showinc M litUe strengtjh Jater,:: The dose was 4\i to a^o lower..- ;^ ; ^ :- pftah oilrrllnK^.were very light and the domabdr mot' 80 keen as ^ on previous: dttyif.''Premiums remained unchanged; close showed a decline of B% tO;8}4i The uoEirse .grains were extremely dull and Uttl.B bi|8lness was transacted.. Thosofiertogs werc light.. Prices were wliis;? slightly lower but the undertono was strong und Btubbom. Oats dosed %a-lower; barley 3Vii to Ic lower; flex unchanged to ic\.lower and rye l^c higher to %c lower. Quotations: WHEAT- Dec. ...... ...... m mii May ...... 182% ,:^8p,% OATS- domestic 9�Vi; forekd Vnm YORK, Doc. a�.-�terllng 'H*"] change neary. Jdemand: |Jl.61: cablets S�M%. Canadian dolUm 16 par einl {�coont. 531^ 57% 90 83 Vj 20g T3ec. May, ... ... ... BARLBY-^ pec, ......... May ... ... Dea . ^. ..  ... May ..V,,... ... RYE- Dec. ...... :.. May ... ... Caah WHEAT- 1 Nor. ,V...196H 2 Nor......193>4 8 Nor......I8814 4 Nor......165% No. 6.........................150% No. g not quoted- Tranfc, IV^anltobft, Saskatchewan and Albeirta .............. ...185% OATS- ... 168 ... 165 Prices ' 52% 57% �88 83% 198 ,206% 168% 165 3 C. W. 2 Feed 49% 49% 44% 52% 2 C. W......,52% Kx. Nrf. 1 Feed .. 1 Feed ..... 47% Track.......... BARLEY- - sew: ______91 4 C. W.....83 Rejected-..................... 67% Feed.................. ..... 67-34 Track ...................... 83% RYE-,.. No. 2 0. W.....................164% FLAX- No. 1 N. % di ...............198 2 0, W. ..;,194 3 C. W.....163 Condemned..................158 Track...... .................198 Chicago Grain CHICAGK), Dec. 24.-Materia) setbacks in the price ot wheat accompanied naws t^^t ttatgAxgeiiiliii,*\BM off^lng supplies fb'Europe a�'7 ^nts a bushel Under quotatidns in the Unit-od States- Bears made much also ot ireedom with which deliveries on December contracts are " made around horo. The only buying was of a scattered sort, and the market shbwed an apparent absence of .power to rally. Opening prices, wh'.ch varied from iij^changed figures to %c lower, with March 165% to 166 and May 162, were fallowed by a decided general sag. Corn .tended downward with wheat. After opening %o off to %c, advance, including May at 75 to 75%, the market heslUted a little and then receded all around. ~ Oats paralleled the action ot com, starting at %c decline to %c gain. May 49% and then going down grade. NEW YORK; DUc. :i4.-VArlafcIa con-cessions to yostardjiy^sitpflrltad'Tally were made at the iibroTad .openinft of today's stock matrklt/, whippings proving the only "coiiifiricnoas ia;ifDeptlU>n. Rails of the Pacific and coal dlvi-slons rose satfstantiaRjj^/IUid eqiUip-. ments contlnned. ^Iftrengitlien oh algns that the railroW ;B" were distincMy fii!iii^: Ufil^: Vlrjllna-Carolina chemicatf M)�0�;^Oitt amfong the spedalt'leli at � fw^IMiillt advance. Part of the rlae waa dIAiMsUftd within the first half hoitf,, howavor, when Crucible Steel, 'BaltftWi^,' Loco, Mexican Petroleuitt deVi^IopdQ il naetion !.ar.y* trend. �vv-^,-'' The reaction mfAo'c^slderable headway durlhg.tjiqimorolng. recent features of weakn^si asmciaUy Rep-logle and Vanadiuih' St^I. declining 4 points. Cruciblo, Bethlftheni and U. S. Steels reached -1 to 2 tioints and eQuipments 1 to 2% p^Inta, Heaviness then extended to :the oils, Hons, ton, Rdyal Dutch and Mexican Petroleum losing 2 to S%;,4po{nts. Jl^eather, i textile and tobaclntf. Rails were dull and comparatively'Bte^dy^^^fhdilgli investment shares such ad OreAt Northern and Canadian Pacific lest 1 to 1% pointak Conditfons in jthe money, market were uncliahged'Respite a reported heavy Inflow from interipr banks. Call loans oponea and repewed into next week at six per deht. Replogle Steel was th9 diverting feature of the mid-ale*slOnr thW showing an'extreitae decline of 19 points on.'relatively few hales, followed by a I rally., of 10 points. iDruclble Steel, ItTntted Fruit an�i;M�Wcatt Petroleum ! extended their losses and dqulpments, leather and motors alio rejsistered further declines. Montreal Stock MONTREAL. Deoj; 24.-The local stock exchange waa^ not very active during the early trading this niom-Ind and very fiew changei took place, only a few of the principal fssues appearing at all. Atlantic Sugar remained steady andAm6ng' the mer- iger stocks, Canada Steamships gained one, Dominion Ste�fl' corporation 3%, Nova Scotia Steel 1%. Steel of Canada also advanced 2 points to 68; railway Issues were strong, Toronto RaiV'^ay moved up 1 to 54 and Quebec Railway 1 to 20. I Chlcag- the Arctic, having been tfOzen(n the tee of Coronation Oulf�|$vi*~^"^i^l' passenger rates' throughout the Dominion fceiilB.unaware that the war was over I will be r6d!lcej(, ID per cent. , ih :nas6enier and freight rates- The- granted >� increase Bye-EleciMBir SetforFiiTtt) OTTAWA, Dec ai^Tlia West P*-terboro bye-election 1HII be held F^k 7tli. Writs ara beinC iaatted. ^oninattons for faMidatefi will take place on Jaiiuai9';44. two w^iW before the date ot Olaettoii. T|iia Is expected to allow fltf,'>S |i|4 foi' West Peterboro balag .Wtha house at the opening, if that llKdMayad, jiattt the middle of Febrttwhj!' iis nt>9''antici-i YORKTON, Dec. 23.-Saskatche wan, the groat agricultural province of Oanadif has produced more; renowned specialists in agriculture than any other province of the Dominion, Among these characters of world-Vld6 repute may be cited Seager Whaler, and numerous other farmers. ?t/ho year after year take aweepstaKes ahd prises at the great. l|itemational dry farming congresses. In an. unostentatious way there, are many daughters of the prairie who 'have done much to forward the Indus trj% but seldom It Is their work com^n to the notice of the public. Among these is Annie McLeay of Yorktoii, the little woman who has developed a new distinct variety of potatoes whlclf she has named Cameron Highlander, in memory of her hero son, Dohfild, who gave his life on the battlefields of France while serving with the Cfm-erons. I -v' In 1916 when the cry came forth for greater production in every^ line Mrs. McLeay started developing her variety of potatoes. She secured l*all seed year after year selected the bMi specimens until this year the Cainer-on Highlander has attracted the attention of noted agriculturists who visited the Yorkton Seed Fair. The new variety bids fair to outrank older varieties, such as Early Ohio, Irish Cobbler. Carman No. 1 aiid Gold Coin. UilG. Directors Support The Wheat Pool WINNIPEG, Dec. 24.-(Canadian Press)-Official endorsatlon was given the proposed wheat pool, along the lines laid down in the report of the Canadian Council of. Agriculture, by the board of directors ot the jETnit^A ?U�iq. Growers, >Xiimlted,- ^t' a ^eiar meeting, It wa^ annduncOd today. The prinlciples set forth In the re-' port were uiaanimonsly approved and R. Rice-Jones, general manager of the United Grain Growers, Limited, and P. B. Collier of Weldbn, Were ap. pointed to represent the company on the wheat poo] committee. The belief was expressed that/action should be started at once If the pool is to be organized In time to handle the 1921 crop. and Ills life In thr far north was his {In passengerTi'aies of 20 per ieent. ap-choice, of making a livelihood. He 1 plicable to .tfae eind' of tfae present has been located hi the north since 1901* but only since 1009 did ho talfe to trtding Itiv llift � Canadian Arctic, year. Aftorwards, until July 1, 1021. the Increai^ On July tassengifr ratea come back fitting out the Teddy Bear and sailing! to the bit;>)B\ln i^ifbct prior to the. com-t0t)fejcy desolation of victoria Isl-' Ing Into.t|if^p:,.ftftiie order. There will and, mng'William Land and Corona-, be no rediictibn In the increase grant-tlan-Ifle I* now In Ottawa re- ed in parlor and sleepinc car rates The CanllliAi^i ' -. ''.' . PETERBORO, Deo. |4.--iOit^ii4|i.. was due to the eppeoltion of IM* runswiek diet ta the flnanclii' olatms or liie SMfca, who akVtt :2SO,OM,9M marks In roeoanlliOili of his handing over fhe dueal do*: mains to the atate. Samuel J. Dixon, aetlac chief of tMK;: lice of Toronto tor six months has' >^ been appointed formally aa bo::a of -the force. , /T '^'-..^ newtng asQuaintances with members of th4i'.Canfltdl4n:'Arctic expedition which �^fet^d^lMii 1913. Belie of Franklin Expedition and excess baigxage, Ayith- the end^of the year also the general'.Increjls*; of forty per cent, granted in eastern freight rates wUI His little shiii Wintered in Corona- drop to 85 W cent.; ^crease pf ^^^^J^^^^^^"""^ �r ""i'P.': has been a patient in the. mUlUry hoa-"deserted their capMlIn and attempted 1 pttnl ^ere for months, died this mom-to coaph civiliaation by way of the!fn� was a member of the 7Sth mialnlj^nd to th� south. Not till 23 Battalion, and Served with that unit yearClatei- was the story unfolded jq France. xj^on being taValided tion Oulf in 1916, the first time any ship winteired'there since Captain Col-linson, jroyal navy, did so in the wln-teii- of'1862-3. CoUinson was looking for sufVlvora Ot-vthe Franklin expedition f^blch In, 18*^ fe.t out to discover the northwest passage. The tragic 35 per dent. In western freight rates will drop to-80 per cent. SOLDIiR DIES AT VANCOUVCR VANCbUVEB. Dec. 24.-Jamas Far-, , ^. . , .. ^ guson, spii of James Farguaon. ol end of that expedition is history. The i c. ?7 B. shops at Winnipeg, who and that was through the trail ot skeletons Along the route the men twt ..Captain S^nard heard talk of Frai&ldln �ven last' year. The native Etltimos stni hiafe the story handed down ^�0 tbOm. also brings back a.relio^of the ^Elraqklio expedition. It i^s th^ nrasB lal)i)J[,from a potato tin. It bears EhjgllBh-letters, and Captain Beftiata is quite sure that it Is a relic' (6f the Fririklin ship. Other pieceM'of brass li^afe brought back, resetted 'from natfires who were making bullets from them. � Thecs alx feet hl�h, PREMIER DENIES RIEPORT OTTAWA, Dec. 24--^The premier was. asked today as to the truth of a statement emanating from Winnipeg that the purpose of his visit to that �ity next week had, to do with Manitoba provincial politics. Mr. Meighen stated, in reply that the report was not cprrect. , Inx^esfmenf for ,V/ C/cks.scc jji 111 ffi^" * - For the young folks or the person just starting out to save their earnings, there is no safer or surer way cf building up a savings account than investing in A berta 5 Per Cent. Savings Certificates For the person with a hundred dollars or more, up to the big investor, no better investment will be found than Albzrta Ten Year 6% GoM Bonds issued in denominations of $100, $500, and TOOO, knd bearing interest at the rate ot < per cent, per annum, payable by coupon half yearly, Ist of May and 1st of November. This form of saving and Investing Is desirable for all classes-the farmer, the wage earner or business proprietor, the person on medium or big salary. It is equally attractive to all. If you have a hundred dollars or more, buy ALBERTA TEN YEAR GOLD BONDS. They earn 6 per cent. Interest. The principal with Interest due will be paid in full let of May, 1930. A particularly desirable feature of theso gold bonds is-that in addition to giving a purchaser the very best and safest return on their money, they ore free from all taxes in the Province of Alberta, No need to wait until you have a hundred dollars before investing. Put your small savings into ALBERTA 5 PER CENT. SAVINGS CERTIFICATES. You can exchange them later for 6 per cent. Gold Bonds at par. These savings certificates earn ^ per cent, interest, and are redeemable on demand- , Buy these bonds direct from the Provincial Treasurer, through your bank or from any recognized bond house in the Prov'f SEND FOR APPLICATION FORM Address communications Do Deputy Provincial Treasurer. Hon. C. R. MITCHELL, � Provincial Treasurer W. V. NEWSON, Deputy Provincial Treasurer EDMONTON, ALBERTA ;