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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY. JANUARY 4. 1921 TTff LFTHBrfTTXrE JHIMT PAOB FlVt MARKET REPORTS LETHBRIDQE GRAIN PRICES Prices paid today for in Let fa. bridge, wugon load lots follow: Wheat 11.51 Outs 35 Hurley 5i; Hax 1.5S }lyo 1.25 Winnipeg Groin Market WINNIPEG. Jan. Tho roarVel today wr.s dull and featureless und trade volume In the wheat futures OB the local market was light nnd prac- tically nothing dnlr.-; In the cash. Ex- porters have been out of the market Friday, and shippers rep-jrt they feaVe been unable to-get a bid. With no cash demand and offerings fairly IwaTy for thii time of the pre- miums are breaking, and today No. 1 northern was quoted at 5c under Mon- day's rlotc. The Hay future after opening high- turned weak in sympathy with Chicago and fell to 188 1-8, show- ing sane reaction later. The close wai 3-4c lower for futures and cash 6 1-4 to Me lower. The coariB grain markets continue .dull and unchanged. There Is very Itttle demand, and only a limited quan- tity offered. Oats dosed l-4o lower; fcarley Ic lower; flax 5 3-1 c lower and rye Ic lower. Quotations May May May Miy May Cash Prices WHEAT- NO. 1 No. 2 to await new developments regarding Huropecn and about domes- tic milling demands. Besides, reports wero current that tho Egyptian (Turnout would try to ro-sull b'aslwls of wheat contracted (or In 'Australia. Ououlng prices wero lower to H" higher with March to 177 and May 170 to wore fol- lowed by moderate setbacks all Hround. Oats were weaker, opening %c off to Vte higher with May to 50% and then undergoing a general rte- cllnc. Chicago Futures CHICAGO, Jan. lutures ]-2; May 1673-4. 75 1-8; July 49 1-2; July 48 3-4. Clbaing Cash prim 2 liard 115 to 188 1-2; No. 1 mixed 187. 2 mixed 71 1-4; Mo. 3 yel- low 77. 3 white 47 3-4; to 1-2; No. 3 white 46 to 47 1-2. Edmonton Livestock HDMONTONf, Jan. receipts 48; calvei With practically no receipts the Close. JS2- 217 166 No. 3 Nor...177% No. 4 Nor...172% No. 5 Nor...159% No. 6 Nor...149% JTetd .......................139% Track, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta ...............186% OATS- NO. 2 C.W... 53% No. 3 C.W... 80% Exlra No. 1 feed.............. 50% No. 1 Feed.. 48V, No. 2 'Feed.. 45% Track 63ya BARLEY- NO. 3 C.W... 90 No. 4 C.W... 78 Feed 69 Track 88 No. 1 N. W. C.................203 No. 2 C.W.. .199% No. 3 C.W.. ,171% Condemned .................166% Track RYE- NO. 2 C. W...................16314 Chicago Grain CHICAGO, Jan. pricos reacted somewhat today from yester- day's sharp advance. Doubt as to the liability of nucll fl sudden gain was expressed and there was a disposition market is tiuiet. steers 17 to 17.50; Choice butcher common to choice quality female stuff sell- ing around 15.60 to common to 14.50; feeders 14.50 to choice veal calvea to Hogs, receipts nil. Selects off ears Sheep, receipts nil. Guoica lambs J8.50 to yearlinfs to choice ewes to Calgary Livestock CALGARY.Man. The cattle mar- ket today was quiet but prices were firm. Receipts; Cattle 60; calves 39. Ten steers averaging 1152 pounds medium to good to good heifers cows tot pail at medium to good to common to (5; good bulls stockers, medium to good to Thirty-one calves -averaging 441 pounds Hogs are quoted at off cars for selects. Winnipeg Livestock WINNIPEG, Jan. (Dominion Receipts 120 cattle, 400 hogs and 75 sheep. Bidding on the cattle market was generally firm with the close unchanged from yesterday bulk ot sales being made to local packers. Medium quality killing steers from to with fair to good sales at to Best heifers 1 to cows to- good .feeder steers 16 to Trading was quiet on the sbeep and i Products and Pood products wen higher from fraction', to a point. The stuck market moved Inward higher ground during thu morning. j I'alnH were limited largely to spnclal- I ties, however, rails sharing only Incl- I dentally despite favorable I of earnings. American Linseed was the strongest feature, rising OVi points In connection with reports of a chango ot control to foreign inter- ests, llaldwln Iioco, Republic Steel, Uooderith, Worthing Pump, Unio.i Bag. Famous Players and Texas and Pacific Coal and Oil averaged 2-polnl advances. At noon a four-point drop in Mexican Petroleum provoked some Irregularity and cancelled many gains. The break in Mex. Petroleum for which no explanation was offered, caused actual losses of 1 to 2 points at mid-day. Pan-American American Petroleum, American Sugar, Food Products, Crucible Steel. Mercantile Marino preferred, U.S. Rubber, Gen- eral Asphalt. New York Central and St. Paul Were among the reactionary issues. Oils and shippings wofe stant pressure today, but special is- sues comprising tho steel, eqii.iiiiiw-t, food and miscellaneous divisions v.-ore firm to strong. Sales approximated shares. Shorts covered hur- riedly in tho later dealings, Atlantic Gulf malting more than full recovery with variable advances !n rails and doling was irre- fular. Peril Money PARIS. Jan. were firm on the Bourse today. Three per cent, rentes 67 francs, 70 centimes. Ex- change on London GO francs, 96 cen- times. The United States dollar was quoated at 17 francs, 18 centimes. Sterling Exchange NEW YORK, Jan. ex- change strong. Demand cables Canadian dollars weak 1514 per cent, discount Bar NEW YORK, Jsn. silver, domestic 99 1-2; foreign 65 7-8. N.Y. Stocks NEW YORK, Jan. sales; C.P.R. 116; U.S. Steel 81 1-2; U.S. Steel preferred 108. Young is a valuable asset to women in business, lamb market, mutton Good lambs and Hogs opened at. for with prospects for a decline within tha next Jew days. Chleaga Livestock CHICAGO, Jan. iecelpts opening slow; mostly steady; undertone weak on she stock; no prime steers offered. Best heavy cat- tle here held at ?12; bulk beef steers to fat cows and heiferi mostly to Hogs, receipts lights steady, otheH 10 to loo higher than yester- SOCial and private life, j day's average; bulk to J9.73; pte.i 10 to 15c lower. Sheep, roceipts steady on all sheep and lambs steady; bulk fat lambs to Montreal Livestock MONTREAL, were 35 cars ot mix- ed cattle on the market today. The majority were common quality and sales were slow at yesterday's prices. There wus a considerable increase in the number offered. TOD calves brought calves ot medium qual- ity There was a small run of sheep and lambs and not muqh demand. Lambs good Select hogs were sold as high as 11S.2B. Toronto Livestock TORONTO, Jan. Branch) receipts 861. Trade is drag- gy and prices fairly steady with yca- i terday. Butcher steers, cliolce to Calves, receipts 57. Trade contin- ues brisk for choice veal at steady prices. CRoice to Sheen, receipts' 379; light receipts steadied the lamb market with prices unchanged. Hogs, receipts 878; packers bidding J1.50 lower Sut prospects are for steady prices. Toronto Stocks TORONTO. Jan. Rail- T.'ay, Canada .Steamships Common and Atlantic Sugar were the features ot this morning's trading on the Toron- to stock exchange. Firmer quota- tions prevailed throughout the entire j list, while Victory bonds were much stronger, some of the issues advanc- ing nearly a pqlnt on light transac- tions. Toronto Railway at tho noon close was up 2 1-2 points. Canada Steam- ships common moved up I 1-4, and the preferred stock one. Atlantic i Sugar was higher by a full point at 21 1-2. Montreal Stocks .MONTREAL, Jan. local stock exchange was more than excep- tionally dull during the early trading this morning and practically nothing worth mentioning -occurred in the first half hour. Atlantic Sugar re- mained steady and unchanged at 21 as did also Brompton at 65% and Kicr-' don at Breweries also strong- er at Vi point gain to 50 and Spanish River to Other Important Issues did not ap- pear during the enrly trading. New York Stacks NEW YORK, Jan. move- ments showed, an uncertain trend at the dull opening of today's stock mar- ket, although gains ontuumbered loss- es. Oils nnd tobaccos were firm with kindred specialties while shippings and rails denoted further selling pres- sure. Atlantic Gulf common soon lost _ helps so much as a good digestion. Poor elimination causes one to look sickly and faded. BEECfHMS PILLS sweeten the stomach, stimulate the livervpro- mote elimination. This helps purify the improve the complex- ion, bringthe roses back to the cheeks. To look and feel am's Pills WillHelpYoa Latmt hi. w nr fe tk. Stops Hair Coming Out; Thickens, A few centi burs After Gardeftrs favor Boosting Up The Tariff WaH 9ARNIA, Jan. Sarnia In- impendent Vefetablo Growers' assoc- iation at their 13th annual meeting yesterday considered tho action of the United States congress in passing: legislation to Increase, their tarilti against the Canadian products. A res- olution pasced at tho meeting was as follows: "That while we prohr to -'.u hindered business with tho United States as wo consider it would be of mutual benefit to both