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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY. MARCH MARKET REPORTS HAV Cruralahed V Ltd. No. I Alfalta, Mil onttlm Mo. 1 Alfalfa, 1st rutting 18.00 Standard K.OO No. 2 Altalta to 15.00 No. 1 MlMd timothy aid alfalfa 24.00 Light tailed...........20.00 to 22.00 No 1 BlueJoict, irrigated KM to 26.00 Ma. 1 Timothy, irrigated to Whnat Mraw U wlrna) la.M Oat 811 Mr 40.00 to 12.00 foij f.o.li. or Lelhbrtdgo, LEI 4M4DGE GRAIN PRICES Oat paid today for grain in Lets- wagon load lots, follow: ............in y....... ,..............50 1.43 Winnipeg Grain Prkes 'Nli'KG. Mm-. an ab- of outside news due to wire 5, the local grain market was fhat quiet today with u very folnnic of ImbiuesB taking place. incliued to be stronger 1 tiflier with March IK to 155 1-2 and May 157 to 148, tae mar- ket sagged and thuv roue afttln. Oils were by Ihu course of other Kraln.% opening 1-8 to l-4c off to ii. like udvalico. Muy 42 1-8 to 42 1-4, and after weakening temporarily welt up grade. CLOSE CASH No. 3, red 166; No. a hard 15i; 1-4 to 1-2. No. 2 allied 65; No. 2 yel- low 60 1-4 to 67. No. 2 white 421-2 to 4S; No. 3 white 40 3.4 to 42. CLOSE FUTURES March 1651-2; May 14S 3-4. Muy 69; July. 7 18-8. May 423-4; July 43 7-S. Calgary Livestock CALGARY, Mar. Receipts were very light, 10 cuttle. No and no sheop on tho market. A number of cholco were sold at No sheep or hogs sold. The laat re- corded price for sc.cr.t hogs was for oft' car weights. Winnipeg Livestock WINNIPEG, March (Dominion TJ p cash' demand v.: ier today and buyer points. Atlantic Gulf, Chandler, Har- vester. American Tobacco and U. S. Steel were conspicuous In the rally. Exchange on London was firm and call money was in free supply at seven >er cent. The further rally during the noon noticeably choice stackers and feeders at firm I hour derived much of its support from opening! uul. after advancing Receipts today, 460 cattle, !er Monday's the market 280 bogs and 40 sheep. Trading was In the latter part of the fairly active this morning, there be- in, closing 1 to 1 :Mc hlglier. ing an exceptionally good demand for THE LBTHBRIDGB DAILY HEHALD tinned to be iteadr ut 30. Othar wero without intercut. There was prmticilly no during this xentlon, every Issue doling quiet, around the open- f ngurvs. t Toronto TORONTO. March trad- ing on the stovk exchange thl-i morn- tug brought about no nlgnlncant chan- ges in of Nuon prices' for Ws> and Victory bonds were; War mi, It SI, 97 :l-4. Victory US 1-2; 193S. 97 S-4; 1924. 1927, 97; 1833, 98; 1934, 95; 1837, 99 S-8. Wall Stocks NBW YORK, Mar. dealing with Mexican affairs were re- sponsible for another drive acalusl oils at the opening of today's stock market. Mexican Petroleum, selling ex-dividend promptly added 21-4 to Its recent series-of losses. Other oil issues were lower by frac- tions to a point. Crucible Steel and United lost 11-2 to points. The few irregular gains of the first half hour were made by stocks of little importance. Active stocks extended their de- clines in the early trading, especially United Fruit, Crucible, Pan-American, leading and Leather preferred. From there 3 1-3 Witte Challenges Truth of Ex -Kaiser's Claims He Tried to Form a League their lower levels, however, ware brisk recoveries ot 1 to buyers were paying He Really Tried to Form Was Offensive Pact With the Cxar of Russia Against France Some Inside U WHS through Count Wltle Ceunt tho trimly mm ukro- (at.ed. NEW YORK. Mar. former German propc.ml fur a Lca- gue of described in liis bunk wrilton the object of Khmving that Great Britain was rcpjioiisiljU) for the war. Is definitely challenged and contradicted in the forthcoming memoirs of Count Witte. tlie noted Russian statesman. The former kLiHcr asserts that he proposed a Lc.a- Kue of Nations consisting of tlie triple- allluuco and the French and, Russian alliance, and this proposal was ac- cepted by the Russian emperor and Oust Witts. After detailing ia an earlier chapter a proposal of the Ger- inan emperor for an offensive econ- omic alliance between Russia and Ger- many against the Count Witte refers United States, to his so-called i it til 'attention to the market, the offerings being easily absorbed. Aa i result premiums -lowered another cen' being quoted at Gc. three centi ove! and one cent under May for the Hi" a top grides. the coarse grain markets there M'aJ i little doing, the demand and of- ten pits being limited. Oats closed 1-4 higher; barley 1 1-4 to .1 l-2c 1 l-4u higher and So j-So ?er; flux I to 1 l-2c lower. 1 {notations it y JV i i Open. mVs Cash Prices I U. 1 HO 76H 174% 1779i Close. iso 167% 49% 176 No. 2 Xor...lS3 .To. 3 Nor... 176. No. 4 Nor... 175% Ko. o No. (j Nor... 150 Feed 14Q i Track, Manitoba. Saskatchewan I) and Alberta 186 j j i.N'o. 2 O.W..'. 4S No. 3 C.W... 44 Extra No. 1 feed 44 (No. 1 Feed. -12 i No. 2 Feed. 89 Track 48 l No. 3 C.W... 8-t No. -4 C.W... 73 dejected 60% Peed BO No. 1 N. W. C.' No. 2 C.W... 169 Condemned Track BYE- NO. C. V Track 79 173 No. a C.W... 144 141 173 CHICAGO port 1 ;ago Grain 3 veh 155H ex- e: to moderate upturns today In th-? price of wheat, realizing on the -part of holders, however, took place on the bulges and brought about reactions. Opening unchanged to The sheep and lamb market was purchasers of rails, includii League of Nations proposals. In 1915 Count Witte -saw the Ger- man ruler on his way to Russia after negotiating the treaty of Portsmouth and their talk assumed a serious aspect. Witte Ex-Kaiser "Having referred briefly to my suc- 'he ing many of c088 at says Witte, "hi the low pricod issues. The advance: theu to the EeneraV politica fair to good lambs quoted at was checked, however, when Atlantic ln Europe and reverted to Jin to mutton sheep ?6 to Gulf developed increased weakness at conversation. J reitw- The hog markat was in line with: the.new low quotation of 33 1-4, Mot- yesterday's close, selects weighing unjors and tobaccos also reacted. at Edmonton Livestock EDMONTON, Much (Dominion Branch) Cattle, receipts 30. Market opened steady. Good butcher steers to 87.50; medium to common to choice butcher cowa and heifers 5.00 I to extra choice would brl: more; common to feeder stee: 15 .to bulk of choice real cal to Hogs, receipts 10; no stlet; selects oft cars. Chicago Livestock CHICAGO, March Cattle, re- ceipts beer steers and butcher she stock openeu slow, undertone weak, bulk beef steers, JS.7a to calves steady to strong, Hogs, receipts alow, mostly 25 to 50c lower than yesterday's aver- age; pigs fully 50c lower. Sheep, receipts opening alow, lirst sales 2Sc lower. Land top early UvHtock MONTREAL, Mar, Branch.) There were a few cars of cattle left over from yesterday'0 mar- ket. Good veal to No change ia sheep. Hogs sold at Toronto Livestock TORONTO. Mar. (Dominion Branch.) Cattle, receipts Leaders were lower In the last hour, Atlantic- Gulf, general Asphalt, Am- erican 'Woolen. American Sugar and Baldwin recovering extreme Declines of 2 to 5 points. Tho closing was lower. NEW YORK, New York ated my profound belief in the desir- ability of u general agreement of the three main bodies politic of Europe RuBtia, Germany 'and this tending to become a close union which, of course, vould be joined by other European powers. His majesty asstyed me that he shared my views and then declared that my scheme had i been finally carried intoreffect ut his Cloting NEW YORK. Mar. sales Ill 1-4; U.S. Steel 797-8; U-.S. Steel preferred 108 bid. Heavy beef steers to Calves, receipts 10 changed. Sheep "receipts 140. Calres un- MajoritT are common grades, to (13. Hogs, receipts prices uu- changed. Montraal Sluka MONTREAL. Mar. local stock exchange experienced one of the dullest sessions In weeks during the early trading this morning. Abitlbi opened unchanged at 41, but Atlantic Sugar was stronger, rising 3-4 to 303-4. Brazilian also gained a trac- tion at 331-4. Canada Steamships con- DISSOLUTION SALE OUR ENURE STOCK Goes Under the Hammer Owing to a Diwolution of Partnership CLOTHING AT LESS THAN TODAY'S REPLACEMENT COST Suits- Sale i...... ...J. Suits-- Sale Suits- Sale -Sale Sale gaje .....fc. Sale Suits- Sale Suits- Sale Suits- STORE CLOSED TOMORROW TO MARK SALE PRICES SALE COMMENCES THURSDAY MORNING (See full page ad. In Uiue.) 7K ArfU. It) Theffs McKELVIE Agricultural Committee Lops Off Seven Per Laws Considered (Special to The EDMONTON, Mar. of the agricultural committee ot the legislature, representing the full mem- bership of the house, voted Tuesday morning to reduce the hag limit for Hungarian partridges, from 100 to SO birds and also to make the open sea- son on Hungarian partridge the same as, for prairie chicken. The commit- tee however declined to extend the prairie chicken shooting season for the full month of October. A division on this question resulted in the deci- sion to let the open season stand as at preaent, the last two weeks in October by a vote of 13 to 12. The committee also approved a proposal ot Hon. Duncan Marshall, minister of agriculture, to reduce tho grants given by the province ,to local fairs and exhibitions from 2-3 of the total prize money to cent. velopmtiiit and in my innocence, I re- plied that bis words had filled my heart with joy. We parted." Cur Too Upon his arrival in St. Petersburg, Count Witte had interview with Emperor Nicholas. "His majesty told me." writes the count, "that lie had re- ceived a letter from limperor William In which the tiurman emperor .spoke of. me- 'a admiring terms. The text 01' tho mysterious agreement, now- ever, his majesty did not show mo. "Tin- next day I met Count Luini- dorIT, our minister of foreign affairs. After the customary greetings, he; ask- ed me. iiis voice vibrant with ill-con- trolled Indignation: "Uo you really approvo of tho Bjorko "I replied in the affirmative autt pro- ceeded to uufoIU my views on the advisability ot an entente between, Russia. Gerniany and France he interrupted me, saying; 'But have you read tho lijorko The Truth is Out "f loni'ussed that I had not, where-1 upon he 'handed me the text of the document., suying that he had receiv- j ed it only on the previous day. As I read the document. I understood the cause of his excitement. The stance of the agreement was that Germany and Russia obligated them- selves, to defend each other in case of war with any other European pow- er (including Russia pledg- ed itself to make every effort to gain France over to this union (but wheth- er this result was attained, the agree- ment between the two countries was nevertheless Concocted in Myittry 'This is I explained. 'The treaty dishonors us in the eyts of France. possible that all this has fceeu concocted without you and that you knew nothing about "Count Lamsdorff repeated that un- til tae preceding day ho had been kept in complete ignorance of the matter. 'Does not his majesty know that we have a treaty with 1 asked. 'Of course his majesty know! he replied, 'but the fact must have slipped his mind, or, what is more probable, his brain befogge'd by William's verbiage and he failed to grasp the substance of the matter.' "We put our heads together to find a way out of the difficulty." New Taxation Proposals Are Being Discussed What Will Take I'lace of Lux- ury Tax is Protested OTTAWA. Mar. Tnent has been made by the depart- ment of customs :ind inland revenue that pending a decision in a test case to be proceeded with in the exchequer court iu the near future to establish whether certain retailers :ire liable for taxation as manufac- turers, it will not he necessary for yuch retail merchants to secure the sales tax license provided for under the special war revenue act. nor to collect the sales tax. This announce- ment tae out Canada. The point 1 subject of artuniMt for The opposition bull by (he hardware Umunlth j of the country, who took Ijevtioa to i ho regulation which a tinsmith a., a manufacturer lie made tlncgin, eave trotafklV stovo pipon, the ragvlatloni. tort- war., merchant! are compelled Ut out a at and collect a pqr ceut. sales tax oil I all suuh articles munufaoturMl. j saioe conditions apply .to t tuiiers who manufactura auytblnf. i Tho teit case Is taken atalwt Pedmick and Pulen, merchant UllOJt, I Ottawa, and will be gone ahead wltli I in the exehequor court most illtely about the beginning of next, month. This is only one feature of mefj important developments soon expect Rd in regard to taxation. The O.IMS- tion of a form of taxation to be sub- stituted for the luxury tax is being considered by the minister of finsnce, and it Is rumored that the ex- cess profits will be eliminated. G. H. Chalmers, D.B.C., Sudbury, has been appointed resident eniixwcr to supervise the erection of the con- crete dam north of St. Thomaf. rican WarWoddBeEnd White Civilization -SECURITY A Sayings Bank Account not only provides an assurance for the present, but guarantees you security tn the.fuLture. To SSTC is to THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE i PAID-UP CAPITAL RESERVE FUND LETHBfclDGE W. Reikio. Manager. So Says Sir Philfp G'bbs in Re- ferring to Hearst Pro- paganda TORONTO, MET. Philip Gibbs. the noted British war corres- pondent, author and lecturer, in an address here last night before a largo audience said that the gloomy pic- tures that-had been painted of Eng- land in Canada and elsewhere been over-colored. "Englanl is still he said, "and in spirit and pur- pose and in common sense, England is all right." Sir Philip referred to the anti- Brltlsli propaganda of the Hearst papers in the United States and said they were because, if; some vital difference occurred be- tween the United States and Great the propaganda which had been going on might stir up passions, though he did not think that would happen. He had received letters while lie; was in the United States, he said, some of which suggested that there would be war between the tT-nited States and Great Britain. "It is a lie which has been denounced most passionately by the great Am- erican people themselves, because they realize, as we realize, that if i such an appalling thing, were to hap-! pen it would be the end of till) white itself." Buying or Selling at Calgary Stock Yards No need of carrying large sums of money, certified checks, bank need to worry about exchange, when buying or sailing at tlie Calgary Stock Yards, The iwn> Calgary Stock Yards Branch of the Bank of Canada will serve you, by trauferrlng fnndi to or from your home bank. The Manager will also furnish anj information you may desire re market con. ditions. Write, telephone, or wire. There is a room in the bank for your usa while at the 11 MCRCHANTS BANK Head Office: Montreal. OF CANADA Established ISM. UTHBRIDCE BRANCH. R. J. DINNING, Uunm. CALCATY STOCK YARDS BRANCH. W. T. HOPKlWc: LINCOLNSHIRE BETTING LONDON. Mar. As-1 sodated today on the Lincolnshire which Is run tomorrow: Ugly Duckling 11-2: Erna 10-2; i Corusack 81-; Poltava 100-8; Clarion i 13-1; Valentine 15-i: Dy-j nanio. Klfterlon 201-; Archgift Ardfern, Soranus 3H-1; Control 40-1; WE War SO-l. HcLUng on the Grand National to- day was Kamon Iieag 15-2; Old Tar Turkey Hur-Kird luo-8: Day Dawn, UallyboKan SJuun 13-1; The Bore 2C'-1, AUCTION SALE OF FURNITURE AT KING GREEN'S GARAGE, RAYMOND (REMOVED FOB CONVENIENCE OF SALE) ON THURSDAY NEXT, MARCH 1ITH COMMENCING AT 2 O'CLOCK. FRANK WADDINGTON WILL SELL WITHOUT RESERVE AN ASSEMBLAGE OF SUPERIOR HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE and effects, incluclins: Handsome, round EXTENSION DINING TAIILk! In QUARTERED OAK, 51 inch, extra leaves, (cost BEAUTIFUL CHIFFONIHRE ill tmarlerort oak, with largo bevelled mirror; very HANDSOMH CHIFFONJERE ill BIltD'B EYK MAPLE, wltli mirror: LADY'S DRESSING TABLE In quartered oak, with wing mirrors; Hound Table; Drop whlto Enamelled Chest ol Drawers; large nlzed Coal Heater; large Wall Mirror; iqimre Dining Table; large Coal Heater: verv fine quality OAK ROLL TOP DKSK, banker's style; three HANDSOME AXJMINSTKR RUGS, In now condition. x 12 each; small niss to match; Oak Rockers; MONARCH STEEL RANGE; splendid COUGH In TAPESTRY, with cutm springs: tour good BEDS with COIL SPRINGS and FELT MATTRESSES: Kitchen Chairs; Wash Boiler and Wringer; large iliiantUy of Kitchen Utcnaila, Sealers. Boiler and Wringer, etc. TERMS CASH. AUCTIONEER'S PHONES, 770 Ltthbridge UNRESERVED AUCTION SALE OF Horses, Mules, Cattle, Machinery, Etc. AT W. HYSSOPS RANCH EIGHT MILES NORTHEAST OF LETHBRIDGE ON THURSDAY, MARCH 24TH COMMENCING AT 10 O'CLOCK PROMPTLY The undersigned, having received Instructions from Win. Hyssop, who has rented hia farm, will sell the following: 50 Teams Good Work Horses, 4 to 7 years, 1300 to 1600 Ibs.; 50 Good Mules, 3 to 5 years, broke; 20 Head Milch Cows; 100 Mares and Geld- ings, halter broke. Rumley Engine, 30-60, in good repair; Rumley Separator, new; 8-bottom John Dqere Plow; Cook Car: Packer; Bunk Car; Oil Tank and Wagon; Water Tank and Wagon; 1! VanBrunt Press Drills; I sets Iron Harrows; 2 John Deere Disc Plows; 2 John Deere 14-inch Plows; 3 Deering Mowers; Stacker and Bull Rakes; 2 Side Delivery Rakes; 2 12-ft Horse Hakes; 3 Deering Binders; 3 Wagons and Grain Tanks; 7 Wagons and Racks; 30 sets Double Harness; Potato Planter: Potato Cultivator: Massey-Harrts Duck-foot Cultivator; 2 sets Double Discs; Spring Wagon; Cart. 1 5-horsepower Stickney Engine; 1 Dodge Truck; 1 5-paisienger Velie Car The above will be found just as represented, and is tn exceptional opportunity for intending purchasers. TERMS: All sums of (25.00 and under, cash: over that amount, time iwill he given till November 1st, on approved joint lien notes bearing Interest at the rate ot 8 per cent, per annum. S per cent, discount for cash. LUNCH PROVIDED. R. A. JOHNSTON, Auctioneer BAILIFFS SALE UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF A CHATTEL MORTGAGE GIVEN THE FELGER FARMING CO., LTD., TO UNION BANK OF CANADA AND TO ME DIRECTED AGAINST THE GOODS AND CHATTELS OF THE FELG1R FARMING CO, LTD., NAMED IN THE SAID CHATTEL MORTGAGE, I HAVE SEIZED THE FOLLOWING GOODS, NAMELV: v ID-bottom itfasaey-Harris Engine Gang Plow; i-bottom Cocksautt Kngine Gang Plow: 6-bottom Cockahutt Engine Gang Plow; 40-M Nlcols S. Separator; 40-62 Minneapolis Separator; 8 Cylinder 60 h.p. Twin City Gas Tractor, subject to Lethbrldge Ironworks mechanics lien of JS75.57: 4 Cylinder 40 h.p. Twin City Gas Trac- tor; 3 IC-disc VanBrunt Press Drills; 3 18-dlsc VanBrunt Drills: J 20-ft. 4-section I. H. C. Lever Harrows; 8 150-buahel Grain T links; 24 Wagon Gears; Cook Car and Truck: Sleeping Car and Truck; 11 Binders; 2 Democrats; Ford Car; 7 Sets Double Harness: 1 Potato Sprayer; 3 Hay Rakes; .18 Hay Racks; 1 Cultivator, two-wheel; Triple Gang "Little Walking Plow; 2 two-horse Cultivators; Reaper; Hay Tedder; 2 five-foot Mowers; 3 six-toot Mowers; Stewart Sheaf Loader; 7 8-foot 18-16 Discs; 2 16-inch Sulky Plows; .1 Corru- gated Packer; 3 Subsurface Packers; 3 Engine Gane Discs; 2000-lb. Stock Scale; 1 Water Tank. WHICH I SHALL EXPOSE FOR SALE On Saturday, M Day of Mard, 1921 AT FELGER FARM, SOUTHEAST OF LETHBRIDGE AT THE HOUR OF ONE O'CLOCK P.M. Dated Lethbridge, Aita., March 12th, 1921. T. J. SIMONS, Bailiff. BAILIFFS SALE UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF A DISTRESS WARRANT FOR RENT Merchants Bank of Canada, Landlord, and Earl C. Guilbault, Tenant and to me directed against the goods and chattels of Earl C. Guil- bault named In tha said Distress Warrant I have seized the follow. ing goods, namely; Bay Horse, Roan Hone, Brown Mare, Black .Black Mare, Brown Mare, Brown Mire. Grey Horse, Sorrel Mare, Bay Horse, Red Cow, Black and White Cow; Seed Drill, 2 Mowing Machines, Cans Plow, Walking Plow, Sulky Plow, Set Harrows, Cultivator, Po- tato Planter, Potato Sprayer, Wagon, 2 Trucks and Racks, 2 Bull Rakes, Stacker, Hay Rake, Milk Wason, Enfeine, Jack Pump, 5 Sets Double Harness, Single Harness, Milk Bottles, Two Wheel Cultivator, Range and Cupboard. WHICH I SHALL EXPOSE FOR SALE AT SUPERIOR FARM, FOUR MILES SOUTH- EAST OF LETHBRIDGE AT THE HOUR OF TWO P.M. Lethbrldge, March 18th, T. 1. SIMONS, MHMT, ;