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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 18, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FRtDAY. MARCH 18, 1021 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIV^ If 4 I MARKET Gi-ain-Livestockv-Finance HAY PRICES (Furnished by Farm Products, Ltd.. Lothbrtdge) No. 1 Alfalfa, 2nd cutting .....$20.00 No. 1 Alfalfa. iBt cutting ..... 18.00 Standard Alfalfa .............. IR.OO No. 2 Alfalfa ..........14.00 to 16.00 No. 1 Mixed timothy and alfalfa 24.00 Light niixod ...........20.00 to 22.00 No 1 Bluejolnt, Irrigatod 23.00 to 20.00 No. I Timothy, IrrlRaled ?25 to $20 Wheat Straw (3 wires) ........ 10.00 Oat Straw .............10.00 to 12.00 Car lots, i'.o.b. Coaldalc or Luthbrldgo. LETHBRIDGC GRAIN PRICES Prices paid today tor grain in Lclh-brldRO. wagon load lotB, follow: Wheat ....................$1.83 Barley......................50 Flux .................... 1.43 Winnipeg Grain Markets WINNIPKQ. Mar. 18.-l.n an ilrro-Bular tnullng niarUot today in wilch a fair volume of buslnosH was tran-Bactod, prices wore mostly stronger at the opening on reports 'of crop damage in the south and some export demand. Cash premiums wore 9c over nt one time for top grade wheat but in the latter part of the session the demand appeared less urgent and Iho premiums broke to 8, 5 and Ic over the May. T^he offerings were lifiht at all times and it wao hard to estimate the strength ot tha demand. In the future markets there was little buying of an Invostmont nature, the marlcet closing 1 to l%c lower. In local trade the belief isBtlll held that our prices are out ot 'line with Chicago. In the coarse grain markets little activity is displayed, the demand being easily satisfied. Oats closed % to i/hc lower; barley Ic loTVor: flax -.ic lower and ryo unchanged. Quotations.; WHIiAT- apen Close May............ 180 177% July............ 108% lB5yg OATS- V May............ 4SVs 47% July............ 40% BARLEY- May............ 78'i 77% July.............. 75^! FLAX- May............ ]7fiU 175% July............ ISO 179% KYt:- Mny............ 157 ' 157 Cash Prices WHEAT- 1 N'or......n'.Vi 2 Nor......1S2% :. Nor......17894 4 Nor......17134 r. Nor......163-14 fi Nor......147^1 I'eed .......................137% Track, Alanitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta ................185% OATS- 2 C. W.....47 ii 3 C. W.....4314 Kx. No. 1 l''oed ............... 43^ 1 Feed ..... 41i/4 2 Feed ..... 38'4 Track ...................... 47i/4 BARLEY- C. W..... 82 4 C. W.....70'.i I'^oed ........................ 58 Vi ................771/] Track...................... nxK- > No. 2 C. W....................15G FLAX- No. 1 N. W. C................172% 2 C. W.....168% ;! C. \V.....143% CoudGnined ..................140% Track .................. .172% Chicago Grain CHICAGO, Mar. IS.-Reported crop damages by green hugs In Kansas had a noticeable though transient -- ,_ bullish Influence today on the wheat market hero, New York interests were said to have led the buying-Conimisslon hdusos became active solli ors on the advance. Opening l-4o oft to l'-2c higher, with March, 157 aUd May ] 48 to 148 3-4, the market sagged slightly and then rose to ftbovo yes' torday'H close and then made a fur ther decline lower than before. Oats opened unchanged to l-4c higher with May 421-8 to 42 3-8 and later weakened. CLOaE CASH Wheal-No. 2 i;ed 169; No. 2 hard 158 3-4. Corn-No. 3 mixed 613-4 to 62; No. 3 yellow til 3-4 to 6S. Oats-No. 2 white 413-4 to 421-2; No. 3 white 41 1-2. > CLOSE FUTURES1 Wheat-March 154 1-2; May 145. Corn-May 67 3-8; .tuly 70 1-8. Oats-May 415-8; .luly 431-4.  Calgary Llvcatock CALGARY, Mar. 18.-The market was fairly active and prices steady at the stockyards today. Receipts: Cat tie 250; pnlves 83; hogs 253. Choice steers $7.50 to $8.25; medium to good $6.23 to $7; choice cows $6.50 to $6.55; medium to good $5 to $6; Btockers and feeders, medium to good $5.50 to $6.50. No sheep were sold. Hogs Jumped 50c a cwt. from the last sale record ed, making $15 ofC cars for selects Edmonton Livestock EDMONTON. Mar. 18.-(Dominion Brancli.)-Cattle, receipts 154; calves 11 head. Market fairly active; prices .steady; choice steers $6.50 to $7.00 medium $5.50 to $6; choice cows and heifers $5.25 to $5.75; common $4 to $5. There is no demand for stockers and feeders; choice $5 to $6; veal calves $7 to $9. Hogs, receipts 1.^9. Market stronger; selects $14.60 oft cars. Sheep, receipts 30. No sales; prices steady. Winnipeg Livestock WINNIPEG, Mar. IS.-(Dominion Branch.)-Receipts 640 cattle, 470 hogs and 50 slicep. Trading was fairly active this morning with bidding generally steady with Wednesday's close in most cases and grades. Choice butcl>er steers ranged from $8.25 to $8.75; choice heifers $7 to $7.50, with hulk butcher cows $5.50 to $6.50. I'eeder steers, made an odd at $8. in the sheep and lamb market trading was quiet, a few good lambs malv-ing $1L'. good mutton sheep $8. The hog marliet remains firm, selects $13.75. Chicago Livestock CHICAGO, Mar. 18.-^Cattle, receipts 3,tfl0; generally steady on all grades and classes; quality fairly good; bulk beef steers $8.50 to $9.50; veal calves mostly $10/to $11. Hogs, receipts 25,000; 25 to 50c higher than yesterday's average; pigs 25 to 50c higher. Shoep, receipts 9,000; mostly packers direct; .few lambs topped $10.25. Toronto Stocks TORONTO, Mar. 18.-Transactions on the stock exchange this morning dwindled to the smallest proportions for many weeks. Price changes were insignificant and were mainly upward. C.P.R. met with a bad reversal declining 1 3-4 points to 129 1-2 after a wealc opening. Slight declines were also made by Steel Corporation and Gen. Biec. Noon prices tor War l)onrt8 were : War Loan-1937. 97 5-8. Victory Loans-1922, 08 1-4; 1023, 97 3-4; 1024, 06 1-4; 1927, 07 5-8; 1934, 95; 1937, 99 3-4. , , Montreal Stocks M0NTRE3AL, Mar. 18.-The stock exchange opened very quiet this morning and during tho flrst half hour trading was almost non-existent', the few leading issues that did appear remaining unchanged around yesterday's close. Nothing of interest developed during tho morning's session. Wall Street Stocks NEW YORK, Mar. 18.-The trend of prices ot tho activo opening of today's stock market was again downward. RnllB, oils and tobaccos showed inltliii losses extending from large fractions to a point. Pennsylvania made a new loss of 2 points to 35. Tobaccos were weak falltng 1. to 21-4 points. Sturtobaker, Amorican Woolen and Beet Sugar also averaged point losses. Oils, tobaccos and rail.s contlimcd to lose ground this morning, motors and coppers also oagging I to 3 1-2 points. A loss of 21-4 points by Canadian Paclflc was altrihuted in part to foreign selling. Union Pad no. Northern Paoltic. Reading. St. Paul and Baltimore and Ohio lost to 21-2 points. The few stocks of strength comprised Atlantic Gulf, Hide �ind Leather preteiTed, Endil cott-Johnsou and Pierce Arrow. Exchange on London and Europe was firm and call money at 7 per cent. Substantial rallies occurred dur ing the mid-sdssion under the lead ot Atlantic Gulf which rose 4 points General Asphalt. American Sugar and some of tho motors and steels strong thened, the latter hqwever, making only fractional recoveries. Special ties displayed further weakness. Co lumbla Graphaphoue losing 7 points Oils and equipments overshadow ed the general list In tho flnal hour at extreme gains of 2 to 6 points The close was strong. N.Y. Funds NEW YORK. Mar, 18.-Sterling exchange today steady. Demand $3,90 7-8; cables $3,910-8. Canadian dollars 1211-16 per cent, discount, Closing Sales NEW Y'ORK. Mar. 18.-Closing sales -C.P.i^. J13 1-2; U.S. Steel 81 U.S. Steel preferred 110. � Kronstadt Falls Before Bolshevik! Trotsky^ With 60,000 Men At-tack Overwhelming Defenders Who Flee to Finland ---- {k {4 ^ i{4 4;. 4: ^ SCHOOL BUS PLUNGES OVER BANK; THREE VICTIMS; EIGHT HURT SEATTLE, Mar. IS.-Two school children and a soldier were killed and eight other children badly^ injured when a bus carrying the children turned over and plunged down a bank near Port Townsend yesterday. 0 ES �5� ? ? ? � 'J* 8ILK FOR THE OUTING FROCK. Roughly woven oyster white silk is chosen for the development of this simple but attractive dress. Tho bodice, designed on (he fashionable kimono lines, is slashed open in the front. Around the nock and about this opening some exquisite embroidery is done in reddish brown silk thread. The short sleeves reveal similar decoration.s. The junction of skirt and waist Is cleverly concealed by a softly draped sash of the silk. The skirt, shirred at the waistline, Is elaborated with patches ot embroidery. Slip-in pockets are concealed beneath the upper patches. The white straw hat Is covered with white crepe do chine stitched with white slllt that looks like quilting. that no disappearance from the Btkga' -ot active statesmanship cOifld; much have disturbed the conduct ot affairs at homo and abroad. * The best liope lies in his return t'o > full health, the Express says. EXECUtlON REPRISALS  ARE STAGfiD IN DUBLIN (Continued From Front, Page.) REGULATION ON WARSHIPS LONDON, Mar. 18.-The regulations .governing tho visits Of foreign war ships to the United Kingdom have been revised, says the Times. No special permission will be necessary to visit forlilled or unfortifled ports, but a seven days' nbtlce must be given, and unless ackno\<'ledged no foreign warships will be permitted to enter or remain in any part of tho United Kingdom. Submarines will not bo permitted to submerge in ter ritorial waters or enter territorial waters while submerged. LONDON. Mar. 18,-(Canadian As-sociatort I'ress.)--Morning papers of �nil shades of political opinion unite In printing admiring eulogies ot the career of Mr. Bonar l.,aw and in sym-pathetic references to the breakdown nt his health which has caused his retirement from active public life. in tho sentence oi' an editorial deploring the loss suffered by the public Hie of the country, tho Times says tliiit Bonar Law, a Canadian by birth, had a knowledge of the needs and aspirations of the dominions wHlch many home-hrod statesmen lacked or failed to acquire, and his absence from tho imperial cabinet will he seriously fell when the empire premiers meet hero In Juno. The Daily Mall says that Mr. Bonar Law has stood in tho relation ot a political trustee to that vast mass of the elenlorato who care less for a minister's political views than for tho certainty that \ie can never ho suspected of crookednass. The outstanding feature ot his character, the Mall adds, was a perfectly unimpeachable and convincing sincerity, which com munded as much respect in Canada and the other dominions os in tlie homeland. The Daily Express declares that the retirement of ]?onar Law is a trage ly for tho Unionist government, whicli looks vainly for a man of tho same material, physical and moral calibre to take his place. This paper add^3 that it is too soon to speculate usefully on tho effects ot the resignation, upon tlie fortunes and futures oE the DUBLIN, Mar.,18.-As a reprisal for the execution Monday of Thpmfts Wheelan in Mount ,Joy prison. Gob-stable O'Kane was shot and killed Jn Ciitden, county Gal way, Wednesday _ night and another constable wounded.' Crown forces made searches to discover tho authors of the shootings and shot and killed John McDonald, who attempted to ovade arrest. Three bombs wero thrown at a military lorry Tuesday night in Camden street. The soldiers returned tho fire and some civilians were wounded. INCORPORATE RAPUSKA3ING TORONTO. Mar. 18.-Kapuskaslng; the erstwhile soldiers' settlement colony ot unhappy memory, Is to have a bright and prosperous future, according to an optimistic forecaBt given by Premier Drury in tha legie-iature yesterday. Hon. Mr. Drury expressed his belief in the future; of Kapuskasl)^ in connection with a bill which he brouglit down for the Incorporation of that town. The bill passed the committee stage. �4 GRANDE PRAIRIE STORE BURNS DOWN EDMONTON, Mar. 18.-The departmental store, stock and building of Crummy Brothers, Limited, Grande Prairie, was entirely destroyed by fire this morning. The loss Is estimated at one hundred thousand dollars. Tho wholesale warehouse, furniture store , and implement warehouse of the same I coalition, but says It is sate to say concern were not damaged. ST. KILDA NEWS (From Our Own Correspondent) ST. KILDA. March 14.-According to the weather that we have Ije^n having the past week It looks as though spring Is a long way off yet as there has been a continual tall ot snov.r leaving a good eight inches of snow. The weather has been as cold as seventeen bc^ow zero. The stock have all been ted and that is more than has had to be done before this winter. School, opened Jn the St. Kllda School District No. 2747, Monday. March 7th, with a fair attendance owing to the weather conditions. Mrs. DeMay from near KIppenvllle has taken tho school for the season. Geo. Beattio and son Charles of this district were visitors In the City of Lethbridge a tew days last week. It is understood that J. L. Nelson has been appointed by Mornibrook. Whittmore and Allan as their agent for the Scottish Canadian Underwriters Insurance Co., for all insurances except life^ insurance. Mr. Nelsou carries an agents certificate of authority as an agent for tho Province ot Alberta. Chinooks are starting here today and let's hope they keep on. OLD COUNTRY FOOTBALL LONDON. Mar. 18.-(Canadian As-Bocciated Press.)-In an Englisii soc-and Victory I cer league, third division game today. Qucen'.s Park defeated Plymouth by 4-0. DISSOLUTION DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP SALE IS NOW ON Emperor William's resinie for the war. Bernstein said that if the government would recognize this fact it would help to create a more favorable atmosphere abroad for republican Germany. Herr Petersen, Democrat, argued that both sides had made "intellectual mistakes" and Herr Schultz, Nat-iojialist, held that the former emperor's government waa not responsible for the war. French Reparations Bill PARIS, March bill providing for the collection by the French government of fifty per cent, ot the purchase price ot all German goods sold in France was introduced in the chamber of deputies by Minister of Finance Domer, yesterday. The bill follows the general lines of the measure presented in the British house of commons. It does not apply to purchases made before March S and does not affect good.s in transit or on hand. What's Germany Doing? ,, PARIS, March 18.-Former Minister ot War Lefevre, speaking in the chamber of deputies yeslerday, said that since ho declaredin a previous debate in the chamber that Germany was making a number of machine guns i-apabie of shooting 1,500 bullets a minute, its existence had been proven. The guns had been found in Koenigsburg. he declared, along with a new type of six-inch cannon, pi^oving that the Germans were making new armament to replace that destroyed under allied control. He aald that material had been discovered in cellars of the Spandau arousal sulTlcleut to make six thousand field guns. German Troop Concentration PARIS, March 17.-The,French ambassador in Berlin has been Instructed to infoiin tho German .government that France is aware of tlic concentration of a largo number of German troops on the frontier of Upper Silesiq. i France will hold Germany to strict ac-count if any of the troops cross into ^ i the plebiscite area. ^1 Plebiscite Sunday BERLIN. March IS.-Tho inter-allied plebiscite commission has ordered a suspension of telegraph and telephone communication with Upper Silesia from Saturday to ^londay. A plebiscite will be held in Upper Silesia Sunday to determine whether Poland or Germanv shall have sovereignty over the district. MASON & RISCH, Balmoral Block. THOUSANDS OF RECORDS LIMITED Lethbridge, Alta, OC=DOC=30< OUR ENTIRE $15,000 STOCK MUST BE SOLD High-grade Clothing, Furnishings, Hats and Caps, Boots and Shoes, Trunks and Bags, etc., etc., all At Sacrifice Prices After sixteen years' continuous service in Lethbridge, we are discontinuing the present partnership, and as the separation papers have been granted, we are now turning this stock into money in the shortest possible time. As our time is limited in which to clear away this mammoth stock, we have determined to take a big loss, in order to eflFect a quick clearance. STRIKE AND LOCKOUT TROUBLE COPENHAGEN COPENHACl-:.V, Mar. IS.-.A lockout of workers in the iron and metal industry, the textile, shoe and brick factories and in the sawmills has been declared by the employers' organization. In reply, ilio co-operative irade.s unions have called a strike to begin March 29 in all plants owned by members of tho employers' organization. | Tho striko will involve 200,000 work ers. 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