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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 23, PAGE FIVE[ MARKETREPORTS HAV PRICES (Kurulsllcil by Kami Ltd., No. 1 Airair.a, 3ml cultlnfi S-O.IW Xo. 1 Alfalfii, Jst cutting IW.OO No. !J All'iilfj. 1 00 lo I S.Ol) No. t Mixcil tiraolliy and nlfalfl 24.00 Light mixed 20.00 to 2C.OO Xo. 1 UlURjolnt. Irritiitud L'5.00 to 26.00 Ko. 1 Timothy, Irrlgulod 525 to J2D IVIiout (3 wires) 10.01) Oat Straw 10.00 to 12.00 !ols, f.o.b. Coaldulo or l.ethbrldjo. LETHBRIDGE GRAIN PRICES Prices paid today (or grain Iu Lcth- Itritlye. wagon load lots" follow: Wheat 11.05 l-Max I.-1I Oats iiarlcy Winnipeg Grain Markets WINNIPEG, Feb. Tho local markut was dull and feature- less today, with business volume light und nneuiations narrow. Prices were somewhat firmer during the early pan oE the session but some selling local longs had a weaken- iug effect and values fell boldiv Tues- liay's eloso. closed unchang- ed lo 1-Sc lower. in the casii market there appeared to he a good demand and premiums were hid 1 l-2e higher at S !-3c over I'or Xo. .1 northern in store.' This brought out some small offerings Hi winch apparently satislied the limited demand, and premiums broke le. The roarse grain situation was unchanged. Oats closed I-1, to 1-Sc lower; harley 1 -.Sc lower to higher; flax 1-4 to lusher and rye 1 l-2c lower. Quotation a cent lower, Incluiilni Muy at 'il 4-1 to 71 C-S, scored an upturn for ill de- liveries. Oats, starting unchanged to ]-4c higher, May 40 to 46 1-4, made eryl gains Inter. Higher quotations on hogs helned lo lift provisions. Montml LtvtttMk MONTREAL, Fob.' (Dominion 60. Offer- ings mostly Calves, quality below UEiial. Xo high prices paid. Sheep, receipts 0. Good iambs sold at 112.00. Hogs, rcccijiia 155. was I brisk under light receipts; selects 1H I to 113. SO. I CASK CUDSK Xo. 1 red 1'JO to 192; No. 2 red 190 to 192 1-2. Xo. S mixed CO 3-4 to 87 1-4; i Xo. 2 yellow 71. 1 Oats No. 2 white 45 1-2 to 4G 1-4; Xo. 3 white 44 1-2 to 45 1-2. 1 CLOSE FUTURES March 171 1-2: May 1011-2. May 71 1-4; July 72 7-8. May 43 7-S; July 40 1-2. Calgary Livestock CALGARY, Feb. Tho market was fairly active today at steady prices. Receipts; Cattle calves 7; Hiot's 1113; sheep 160. A few extra choice steers averaging from 1200 to an recortry of 4 13 potnu wan from Mon- day's Older wnre firm us woro ilso tiomu ot the oils, tobaccos and rubbers. Melul tood shares reacted with steels and cqiilpmentH. Tho only noteworthy feature among .ipeclaltfos win u '2 1-t (joint decline in Kcars- Roebuck. Wisconsin Contnil'u point, advance fir'.tured tho Oils, rails, utilities and coppers hardened with the prosrom of the ses- sion, und further improvement was mado by and textiles. Cali- fornia und Mexican Cotrolemni; rose 1 to 2 points. company shares were features, rising 1 to 7 1-2 points. Shorts "covered in American Woolen, Central Leather and Indus- trial Alcohol, those issues rising 1 to 2 1-2 points. Buying of rails vras mostly 'limited to secondary shares. Shippings became uncertain. Call money ppened at 7 per cent. Trado advices which the difficult outlook in various branches ot industry, caused moder- ate selling of obscure specialties at mid-day. American Agricultural Chemical, Cocoa Cola. Goodrich, com- mon and preferred, and Keystone Tire lost 1 to almost 3 points and tobaccos cancelled their early gains. Shorts later covered their contracts in equipments, steels and oils, but shippings and specialties, particular- ly JJnited Fruit and Sears-Roebuck registered further losses. The clos- ing was irregular. N.Y. Stocks NEW YORK, Feb. Closing sales C.P.R. 110 3-4; Steel S3 7-S; U.S. Steel preferred 110 7-S. Bar Silver NEW YORK. Feb. Bar silver, Open.. Close. 31 ay ISti'V 1S6% July ITJi.'.! OATS- May oi'i Jidy .jl! o2% May T9'i Jnlv TS'i 7S% May 191U July RYE- Hay Cash Prices Xo. 1 Xo. No. 5 Xor...lTJ% Feed Track, Manitoba, and Alberta Xu. 3 30'i Xo. C.W... Xo. 1 feed 4GU No. 1 Feed. 4-lia Xo. 2 Feed. 40% Track SO's Xo. 3 C.W... SJi'i Xo. 4 C.W... Feed 60U Track 79U FLAX-- Xo. 1 X. W-. U CcoffA Itf mc-madc syrup whic Kons of people, hiivu found to bo the mont means ot breaking up stubborn uuuKta. It is cheap and Mm pit, hut very prumjit in action. Under its Boothiiu; influence, chest; gore- nrti-j phleem loosens, breutiling be- comes eawiiT. ticklini: in throat slops and you eel u, good nicht'd restful sleep, Tlio usual throat and chest uolds aro con- quered by it in 2-1 or IPSS. better for bronchitis, hoarseness, croup, iliroafc tii'klc. asthma or win- ter roughs. To uiako this splendid coiyju syrup, IiV, ounces of I'incx ititj a bottle and fill the with plain sujjar syrup and pluikti tlmr- ouffhl.T. If vmi prefer, ii-e elarififtd molasses, honey, or corn syrup, instead of'fupar fjrup. way, you family much letter cough syrup than yon couM buy rctdj-tnade for Keeps and children love its pleasant taste. Finer is m ancl Jiichly concen- trated compound of genuine. Norway pine extract, knmrn world over for j its prompt healing effect upou the raera- branes.. To avoid disappointment ask your druggist for W2% ounces of Pines with full directions, and don't accept nny- thinjr else. Guaranlped to (rive absolute satisfaction or money promptly re- funded. The Pices: Co'., Toronto, .Ont. Xo. 2 Xor...lUOTa Xo. 4 Xo. G Xor-.-louVs Ul% -Saskatchewan i 1300 pounds made Heifers top ped at cows, 21 averaging 1120 pounds sold at JG; siockers steady at to Sli; calves topped at Hogs, selects oft' cars. I Toronto Livestock TORONTO. Febf receipts 1105. Trade i opened with good demand for choice i butchers and prices for these uneven- ly 25q higher. Calves, receipts 144. Choice ?14.00 to. I Sheep, receipts 336. Choice lambs Hogs, receipts 1513. Packers Lid- j ding ?L3.2o fed and. watered. New York Funds NEW YORK, Feb. ex- change heavy. Demand 1-4; cables ?3.99. Canadian dollars 12 1-2 per cent, discount. Chicago Livestock CHICAGO, Feb. receipts G.OOO; beet steers 25c to 40c higher. Bulk veal calves to Hogs, receipts lli.OOO: 15 to Me higher than yesterday's average; pigs 10 to 15e higher. Sheep, receipts early sales domestic 99 1-2; foreign Organized Labor To Fight Attacks Extraordinary Conference of A. I F. of L. Called to Plan Bat- j tie Against Operf Shop U.S. Admiral Talks A Lot About War Between U.S.-O. Says Uncle Sam Needs Navy Large Enough to Fight England Condemned Track No. 2 C. W 180U 3 C.W...159V; 155U 1S6U 101 Winnipeg Liveitock Feb. (Dominion Branch. 331 cattle and 520 luigs. I Trading this morning was slow, prices being a shade higher for all grades except female butchers. A lew light butcher steers weighed up Irom to medium cows to palves were 25c stronger than yesterday's close. .The hog market was steady, pack- ers bidding for selects. Chicago Grain CHICAGO, Feb. de- veloped in the wheat market today, owing more or less to word that Greece had bought bushels over the holiday. Opening quotations, varied from unchanged figures to 3-4c higher with March 172 1-4 to 172 1-2 and May 102 to 162 1-3, wero followed by moderate gains all around and then of a reaction. Corn, after opening a shade to half for yearlings and medium good fat lambs 25c higher. Montreal Stocks MONTREAL, Feb. Much activ- ity dominated the local stock ex- change during the early trading this morning, "the most important features being a 3 3-4 drop in Abitibi -which sold at 35 today. Atlantic Sugar was fractionally stronger at 31. Brazilian was unchanged at 43 1-2. Brdmpton weakened 1 1-2 poults to 3S. Canada Steamships, whose weakness caused a sensation yesterday, was un- changed at 30 this morning. Lauren- tide was steady at S4. National Brew- eries lost 3-4 to 49. Spanish River was unchanged at 72 3-4, while Waya- gamaek gained a quarter to 75 1-4. Toronto Stocks TORONTO, Feb. Liquidation in Abitibi featured this morning's trad- ijjg on the stock exchange, over s'nares being sold in brisk fashion, bringing about a drop of 3 1-4 points a share. Spanish River gained 2 1-2 points 0n rather heavy transactions while provincial paper was extreme- Jy weak, selling down to 95 1-2. Noon prices for War and Victory bonds were War 94; 1031. 93 1-2. Victory Loan 1922, ,98 1-4; 1923, 9S 3-S; 1924, 96 1-4; 1927, 98 1-4; 1933, 9S 1-3- 1934, 95 1-2; 1937, 993-8. Wall Street Stocks NEW YORK, Interest in the stock market at the hestitant opening today centred atound Atlan- tic Quit and West Indies. In the first WASHLVGTOX, Feb. tatives of the 109 national and inter- national unions affiliated in the Am- erican Federation of Labor met to- day in an extraordinary conference for the purpose of organising to meet attacks on the union labor movement. The conference; called by Presi- dent Gompers, is considered one of epochal importance and is one of the few of its kind ever held in the his- tory of the federation. The first business was the presen- tation by the executive council of a uf rights" and recommemlatioua for a labor program. The council framed its report after being in con- tinuous session nearly all day yes- terday. While tlie council's program was not made public, it is understood to provide for action by organized labor to combat anti-union shops, wage re- ductions. compulsory arbitration, labor injunctions and "open, shop propaganda. One of the proposals before the con ference, it was said, calls for a pub licity campaign by the federation to offset th-e propaganda of the enemies of union labor. Legislation to further the cause o organized labor is to be considerec by the couferenco. Survey of industrial conditions throughout the United States was taken1 by. labor leaders here today ant all agreed that the present depression was the worst the federation had fac- ed in years. XEW YORK, Feb. at a dinner here last night, Hear Aclmira" If. P. Hnz, new commandant of .the -New York navy yard, declared that if the United States stops building bat- tleships it will be because some other nation has not got the money to build and wants the United States to stop. In determining naval strategy and the size of the navy, he said, naval offic- ials must know against what country they are planning to ,arm, he continued, "that it will make some of you your breath if I say we- will have to have a navy large Enough to tight England. It might be said that auch talk should not be Indulged in; that you .might say there isjio talk in England about 11 possible naval engagement with, the United States." Admiral HUH averted in land there Is open discussion of just what would be needed in the way of a navy in case there is trouble with the United States. Ho asked why there should not be an open discussion, iu this country, i "We have to know in the he said, "against whom we build "shi This is necessary so that wo can fle- gide on what kind of ships wo must build. We can construct different ships against Japan than against Eng- land." FRENCH WAR BUDGET PARIS, Feb. ministry of war's budget for the year was passej] today by the commission of the chamber of deputies which has b considering it, after a considerable sum had been taken from the figures submitted. The budget now stands at francs, the commission having trimmed off francs. ANY DOCTOR KNOWS children should not drink tea or coffee, y they are harmfulin great- er br less degree to many adults. Why then.take chances with a table bever- age which may prove definitely injurious? The Famous Cereal Drink POSTUM CEREAL has every element of a satisfactory, safe table drink. It offers pleasing snappy coffee-like flavor, and its wholesome ingredi- ents can only make for health and comfort. "There's a Reason Made ty CanadianPostum.Cereal Windsor, Ont, Fire Sweeps Wing Of Insane Asylum Ontario Institution at Hamilton Scene of None of Patients Lost HAMILTON, Feb. Orchard House wing of the "Ontario hospital for the insane, one of the principal building.s on the grounds, was swept by flre this morning and at noon the asylum fire brigade and the city fire- men were still battling fiercely with the flames. It is believed that there was no loss of life. .Five hundred patients were confined in the building, a four-storey brick structure. The origin of thii fire is a mystery. Tho enf.lro staff of the institution was pressed into service to rescue the patients who were inarched into the main building and accommodated there temporarily. At ,1.30 p.m. tho fire wns under con- trol, with the one building practically gutted. Several patients escap- ed from the asylum in the excitement of rescue have been re-captured. Minimum Wage And Small Debt Act Before Legislature Magistrates and Justices of May Small Debt Cases Hereafter (gffvrlnl to The KDMONTOK, Feb. of amendments to the small debts iu't and a act entitled "An not to fix a minimum Tvuge tor have been distributed to members o" the loiiisluMire. Tho amendments to the sinull debts act justices of (be peace shall Isavo jurisdiction in the judicial district in which thoy reside to try any net ion foi- debt, whether payublo in money OP other-] ivisc not to exceed fifty dollars, that) police magistrates slitll similar j jurisdiction in the judicial districts iu I which they reside to try actions iu j debt not to exceed one hundred dol-j lars. Whore such justice or police-1 magistrate resides within a sub-dis- j of a. judicial district, their s jurisdiction shall extend for the pur-; poses only in the sub-district, J Another clause provides that no justice, "whether police magistrate or justice the peace, shall try any j action under the act unless the- de-; Cendant or some one or the defendants resides or carries on business within the judicial district or sub-district iu which the justice, it ho be other than' a, district court judge, resides. .No aetious cau be brought agaiiisi cities, towns, villages, municipal dis--, triets or local improTcment districts; under the terms of the act. j Minimum Wage Board j The new minimum wage act I'or wo-; men provides for the creation of a! board composed of two representa-' lives of employers, two represents j tives of employees and a disinterest- j ed party to he chairman and not d to S. V. Haggerty, rice-president of be company, that the police were ent to Thorolil to clean up tbo entire mlnstrial district after Dominion see- c-t service men made a careful survey of the conditions there. Thomas Yien. Lotblsiiere. is aaldns tho number and names of the divis- ional pnintR on the government rail- ways and the receipts, operating costs and deficits incurred at each during 131'J and 1S20. The Ford Motor Company will es- tablish a glass factory at Plat Rork, MACDONALD'S BRITISH CONSOLS A blond of fine Tobaccos for men who smoke ihe best. ;