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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 2.1921 TFE LKTHHK DAlL? HERALD PAGE FIVE MARKETjlEPORTS HAY PRICES (Kurnltfhed by Farm Products, Ltd., Lethhriitgo) No. t Alfalfa, 2nd ratline 120.90 No. 1 Alfalfa, 1st cutting 1'J.OO No. 2 ltl.00 to 18.00 No. 1 Mixed timothy and alfalfa 24.00 Ujh't mixed 20.00 to 22.00 No. 1 Bluejolnt, Irrigated 25.01) to 26.00 No. 1 Timothy, irrigated 29.00 WhMt Straw (3 wires) 10.00 Straw 10.00 to 12.00 Cut total f.o.b. Coaldale or Lethbridt'e. LETHIRIDGE GRAIN PRICES Prices jaM touay lor grain In Leth- bridge, witon Iolul lota Whect ITUx Omts 1 _. Jl-34 1.BO 28 Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG, A complete re- venal oaeumd OB the local wheat market tor many days, after open- firm an advance until Wheat-Harsh IK S-4; Mar 1-2. 68 M; Joly 41 3-8; July 4a 1-8. CASH OLOSK Wheat 1 hard to 166; No. 3 mixed 3 mixed 6S 1-2 to 59 1-4; No. 2 yellow 62 1-2. 2 white 40 to 40 1-2; No. 8 white iS 1-2 to Calgary Livestock CALGAHY, Feb. market at the stockyards today was slow and weak for heef steers, the prices on other classes of stock being about steady. Medium to good steers to J7.66; medium to food heifers to medium to food cowa to food bulls 15.25; good stockers (6 to common 15.25 to medium to good feeflers to 17; choice calvea IS. A lew good lambs at wethers select hoes at 115.22 off cars. Edmonton Livestock EDMONTON, Feb. receipts 267; calves .....market, med- d __j of over cents was retfatered. Bettv tone to today's I atlMCth was attributed to tha .Choice butcher steers to nport bath Belginm and France lam to common around Ten fJT1" ta tka market, alar nach-1 choice butcher eows and heifers SC to ed a Urt ot 171 14 and July 164 3-1.: good to common HtMtlsa from the hich took 'place to turner cows I? to choice und May closed 3 hlfher and bulls to choice heavy feeders July 2 Me up. Then wu low to medium to areasive selling today and a better choice real to fancy would sell tone was In evidence, daring the entire hither, i session. receipts 48. Market steady. The cash wheat situation was nn- Selects off cars, chanced during the entire session. I Sheep, receipts 78. Lambs sue strong- There was a very limited offering and er; chtiTee to yearlings a fair demand, especially for milling to owes to grades. Winnipeg Livestock On the coarse grain markets prices WINNIPEG, Feb. 2 (Dominion were flrmer-ln sympathy with 600 cattle; but the volume of trade was very n0ga 27 sheep. Bidding on all small. (Spreads were unchanged. Oats classes of cattle this morning was gen- closed :.-4c higher; barley 1 l-2o erally slow awd weak with little ac- higher to l-4o lower; flax 4c higher tivity being displayed. Killing steers, and rye 1 l-2c--hlgher. Quotations: Open. Close. May.............. 166 169 July.............. 160 .160% May.............. 4694 48% July............ 48% 48% BARLEY- WELCOME RHjEBEU ConpleteTrBalmtitTlit Gives 6ratM Results "I had u attack of Wapimg 10 bad thst my ciothos would be wet throush at For four raon tha, I suffered Urribly, I conJd fet BO relief uijil ilUV, "U cattle remained dull with not sufficient sales to establish prices. No. 2 C.W..." 65 54 73% Toronto Livestock TORONTO, Feb. receipts 892. Cattle trade opened slow with prices 25c ilower tnatt yesterday on all grades No. 1 N.W.C...................172% except canners. No. 2 C.W... 108% No. 3 C.W...144 Toronto Stock Condemned .................139 TORONTO, Feb. reports regarding industrial condit- ions, particularly as they affect the No. 2 C. and paper industry, resulted iu Chicago Grain [further unsottlement on the Toronto CHICAGO, Feb. advanc-1 stock exchange this morning. Let by ed in price today largely as a result the paper issues, the general list weak- of belief that bearish conditions had ened and although rallies occurred in been discounted at least for the time' isolated stocks the noon close came being. Bulls contended also that the j with the majority selling at tho low- main factor was not under-selling (est levels of the morning's trading, from Argentina but the ed at 142 and SpaBish River lost 1-2 point to 79 1-2. Wall Street Stocks NEW YORK, Feb. again led the general list to the lower levels at tho opening of today's stock mar- ket. Royal Dutch was the heaviest feature, soon losing almost 2 points. Steels, equipments .and motor spe- cialties made fractional concessions, hut rails wera dull and unchanged. Within the flrst half hour reversals became more extensive on selling of Crucible, General Asphalt, Mexican Petroleum and Sears-Roebuck. Ex- change on London, forfeited part of yesterday's late rally. Announcement of additional price reductions made the various oil issues more susceptible to pressure during the dull mid-session General Ashphalt, Mexican Petroleum and Standard Oil of New Jersey preferred were lower by 3 1-2 to 3 1-2 points. Every, branch of the industrial di- vision was included in the additional losses registered during the morning. The opening rate, of 8 per. cent, for call money accelerated the further reaction. Oils and sugars especially reflected more unfavorable trade con- ditions and the same reasons were applicable to the increased heaviness of Hide and Leather preferred, and Sears-Roebuck, motors, coppers, to- baccos and various specialties declin- ed 1 to 2 po.'nts and shippings flnally yielded. Rails were the only group to display relative steadiness, North- ern Pacific gaining 1 1-2 points. Ex- change on Ijondon made additional recovery from yesterday's reversal.' Aside from Great Northern and Northern Pacific, lower prices were reached later, the rate for call money rising to 9 per cent. The close was heavy. N.Y, Stocks NEW YORK, Feb. sales 116; U.S. Sieel 82; U.S. Steel preferred 111 1-2. N.Y. Funds NEW YORK, Feb. ex- change firm. Demand 3-4; cables J3.85 1-8. Canadian dollars 10 1-2 per cent, discount. Presets Mflch Baling in '21 Toronto Concern Estimates it at Cost, Cheaper Soon TORONTO, Feb. new con- struction in Canada In 1921 will amount to of which, it is uatimatcd that will be ex- pended in Ontario, is tho prediction of a local company, who niakea a specialty of compiling building re- ports. "There every reason to believe that building coats will como down before the opening of tha com- pany's representative says. Building permits to a value of were issued during 1S20 in 85 leading Canadian cities. This repre- sents a Eaifl of nearly 30 per cent, over 1919, and '3 tho largest Hotal since 1913. .Toronto led with followed by Montreal and Win- nipeg with and respectively. During the past month construction contracts awarded amounted to an increase of over December, 1920. SLEEPS THKOUGH HER WEDDING DAY, N. Y. GIRL WON'T DELAY TtyE CEREMONY NEW YORK, Feb. from a 'four weeks' sleep one day after the was tij have been mar- ried, Mli> Yetta Lehmin, 21, today she felt no III effects and would be wed in a week or two. Attending physicians said she had not been suffering from ing sickftfts that they were un- able to diagnose the malitdy. Fatigued from social duties dur- ing the Christmas holidays, Miss Lehman went to sleep January 1, ind on many days she lay without moving a muscle and at times was delirious. AGITATING S.A. NATIVES ng question whether the United States exportable surplus had already been disposed of. Opening 1 to 3 3-4c higher with March 157 to 158 and May 145 to 146 3-4-, the market suffered a moder- ate reaction. Oats were firmer. Openlug 1-8 to l-2c higher with May 41 1-4 to 413-4, the market continued on the upgrade. Montreal Stocks MONTREAL, Feb. local stock exchange was weak during the eirrly trading this morning, practic- ally all. the principal issues declin- ing Abitibi lost a .point to 52; Brazilian unchanged at 33; Brompton lost 1 3-4 to 43; Lauren- tide 1-4 point to 89 7-8 and Breweries 1-4 point to 52 1-2; RIordon unchang- are the choice of those who ..want corn Hakes that have substance as well as flavor are of such thick, fUlVbodied texture that they don't easily crumble in the package, nor mush down after milk, or cream, is'added. And they are tenderly crisp and delightful to the taste Specify RjstTbasties by name, when ordering fromyour grocer, thenyou will get, the BEST: CORN FLAKES MADE Canadian Hwtum Cereal Co.Ltd. Windsor, Ontario. S.G.G. INT PLAY (Continued Irom front pate.) whole matter referred to the con- vention for settlement. MOOSE JAW, to the 20th annual convention of the Saskatchewan Grain Growers' association at the morning session here today, after a short dis- cussion approved the Executive re- port and the- report of the board of directors. Considerable discussion arose fol- lowing the introduction of a resolu- tion approving the decision of the. board of directors not to prepare a provincial political platform and au- thorizing the reference of the whole matter to tho convention for de- cision. Delegates liold that the 1920 con- vention had given the board clear in- structions to proceed with the draft- ing of a platform. J. B. Musselman, secretary, defend- ed the action o! the board, which he said, resulted from lack of unanim- ity on the part of the association lo- cala with regard to political action. The resolution carried practically unanimously. By resolution the convention ex- pressed regret at -the failure of the federal government to the wheat board and complimented the Canadian Council of Agriculture on its efforts in this regard. 'A resolution expressed its apprecia- tion of .the work dono by the wheat board. The convention pledged its support to all proper efforts to en- force the Saskatchewan Liquor Act, approved the creation of a liquor commission with wide powers and commended the efforts of the provin- cial government to enforce the law. Aak Support of Press A second resolution jpked the sym- pathetic co-operation of the preeg in support of the enforcement of liqaor legislation. Arcsolution was introduced approv- ing the severance of the government of tho pro fines from federal political affilUtiox Hon. C. A. Dunning, provincial treasurer, told the convention that he ugreeJ with the resolution as ap- plied to the government aa a body but applied to'individuals, he said, it would be unfair. He he- said, loint to be on the platform during the federal election in support of the principle of farmers' associations. Tho resolution carrlod. A delegate asked it-the Sukatche- wan government npport the party headed by the Hon. Mickcmic King. Mr. Dunning emphatically atated that as a body tho government gives no support to any federal party. action of the Canadian Council .pf Af mUarorinc to LONDON, Feb. As- sociated dispatches from Johannesburg. South Africa, state on reliable authority that Mas- aballa, a notorious native agitator, is helping to canvass the Uitenhage dis- trict iu the interests of the National- ist party, led by General Hertzog. While colored men have some rea- sons to distrust Masaballa it is said his agitation le causing a stir among the native population. It ia alleged that ho has promised the natives that they would receive rifles when the Nationalists were raised to power. This allegation has caused great in- dignation In the eastern province. ALL, IMAGINATION LONDON, Feb. re- cently published here that Hon. Win- ston Churchill's first duty as colonial secretary, would be the selection of a successor to the Duke of Devon- shire, as governor-general of Canada, are described by the London corres- pondent of the Yorkshire Post as merely efforts of imagery. SUBMIT INTERNATIONAL TREATIES TO THE PEOPLE BERNE, Jan. legisla- tion, sponsored by the Socialist party and demanding the suppression of military courts, has been rejected by a vote of to in a pleb- iscite held throughout Switzerland. A second proposed bill, which was sup- ported by the federal assembly and which would submit to a popular ref- erendum all international treaties if such a demand''bfl made by cit- izens or eight cantbns. was accepted, the vote being to About 50 per cent. Qf tho Swiss voters cast their ballots. Operators Decide Plan is Not Feasible Again Be Discussed CALGARY, Feb. coal operators decided at a meeting held at Drumheller on Tuesday that at the moment it was not feasible to adopt a standard screen for lump coal al- though there was a general agreement as to the principle. Tho contention underlying the whole matter was that if some system such this could be adopted universally that the price o( coal could be reduced considerably. This question, however. Is again to be brought up at a meeting of operators and, dealers which is to be held in katoou next month. Gold Coast Improvements Will Use Canadian Job VANCOUVER, Feb. million will be entrusted by tho British government to.the Canadian firm of Stewart and McDonnell, headed by Major General J. Stewart, f'.I3., to be spent on enormous engineering works in tho Gold Coast colony on tho west coast of Africa. General Stewart return- ed from Knglaiul on Mondiiy evening after making final arrangements for Die carrying, o.ut of thg first unit of tho great harbor works at Takoridi. This unit will cost and will take from five to six years to com- plete. General Stewart stav.os that as far as possible, Canadian material and equipment will be in the Canadian cars, steam shovels, locomo- tives, cemeut and iron will ho shipped in'immense quantities, while British Columbia Douslas flr will be utilized. The first cargo of British Columbia timber wftl be shipped from here as soon its shipping is available. While for the most part negro labor will be employed, the heuds of de- partments will be Canadians, and tho first thirty will leave hero shortly iu tituo to reach Gold COM! by April. In churgfl of the work for the first your will bfl Aniun M teach Both hsndi, trtni And left to my kneei were a light I UMQ Kvenl bottlei of D D U. tnd am well of tin terrible diurue D. 0 D. U cerUlnlr cheftp after ecr. Ft Burwell Out. TW Hn( drop of D. D. D. and Ob tot to tone. Vour nancy buck If Int botth dwi not Kit- you. f IM ft bottto. TtT li a O too. lotion ifor Shin Disease: J. D. Higinbotham Co., Limited, Druggists, Lethbrictge. WESTERN MEN ON BOARD OF ZIONISTS FIREMAN INJURED MONTREAL, Feb. jester day's session of the Zionist' conven- tion here, the new constitution pro- viding for the division of Canada into three sections for Zionist activity, was adopted. Officers were elected for these divisions. EVr the western division the selec- tions were A. Osofsky, Winnipeg, vice-presi- dent. Executive: H. Welder, M. Steinkopt, L. Rosenthal, M. Pinlestein, Miss G. all of Winnipeg; J. Schwartzfiold, II. Freedman and J. Kronik, Reslna; A. Snitkikln, Cal- gary; J. B. Jafte, Vancouver; Dr. Wil- liam Morris, Vancouver and A. Lyons, Prince Alberta, Sask. ACCEPT WAGE CUT NEW .YORK, Feb. Employees at all of tho refmeriea of the Standard Oil company of New Jersey have vol- untarily accepted a reduction of ;one j half of their cost of living bonus ef- I fective February 5, it was announced I uero today at the general offices of the company. Tho reduction ia equivalent to tea per cent, of their wages. Feb: O' Connor, of the Vancouver tire depart- ment and well known local wrestler, was so seriously injured last night when a hosa wagon responding to a flre call, smashed into a building at Carrall and Cordova streets, that lie Is not expected to live. O'Connor suf- fered a fractured skull. Archibald Munroe, a pedestrian, was also seri- ously injured. GERMANY WANTS SKY-SCRAPERS BERLIN, Feb. for the construction of "sky-scrapers" has started In virtually every city- in Ger- many, where for many months the housing problem has tuxert the ingenu- ity of city officials, relief workers and flat dwellers.' Buildings iu German cities were limited under the old regime to a uni- form height. Few are more than four stories high. The tallest business building in Berlin is only five stories. WILL REPRESENT PRINCE ALBERT PRINCE ALBERT, Feb. McDonald, M.L.A., of Prince Albert, wpl represent Saskatchewan boards of trade at a conference at Vancouver on February 18 when the question of alleged exorbitant freight rates will be discussed with representatives of Canadian railways. Country Football Scores LONDON, Fob. As- sociated final games for the English cup, emblematic of the soccer championship of England, will be played on the grounds of the Chel- sea club in London. English cup replayed games today resulted jn Aston Villa defeating Notts County by 1 to 0 and Cardi.1 beating Brighton by 1 to 0. In a second division game of the English league, South Shields won from Clapton Orient 3 to 0. Falkirk and Alloa drew, ono all, In a Scottish cup replay. out some method of more centralized marketing of wheat was approved. Sessions of thfi women's section of the convention were continued today. Tho secretary's report received and adopted, emphasized the fact that women are being pnt on an equal fool- ing with the men1 in organization ac- tivitiei. Mrs. Burbanfc in presenting the re- port said that the women are taking an active and intelligent interest in the political questions at the day. Delegates registered total 12SO and visitors making an attendance of 1716 tho convention. The adjourn- will take place at p.m. CUT WAGES MAY 1 ON CLEVELAND STREET RAILWAY CLEVELAND, Ohio, Feb. man and conductors of the Cleveland Railway company will suffer wage reductions of 20 per cent, when the present wage agreement expires May 1, the general manager of the com- pany announced today. Approximate- ly 3400 carmen will be affected. They now receive 70 to 75 cents an hour. 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