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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1920 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE MARKET REPORTS Winnipeg Grain Market WINNIPEG, Kept. future wheat market was active and strong today. Opening practically lover, prlcea quickly recovered, with a light reaction' clurlcj; the last hour of trad- ing. Trading la November was com; inenced today, opening at 266. The cash, wheat market continues to act strong and a fair volume ol business; is passing exporters clean- ing up all offers. Gash oats and flax la strong demand. The. future oats and barley markets were vcjry firm during most of the session, but prime fell during the last hour. October -wheat closed 1-Sc higher, December 1 l-8o lower and November 2e lover than the opening. Oats closed 5-8c lower for October, December and :VIay.34c lower; parley. 3-8c down for October and l-2c lower for December; fiax 6c down for October, November ?c lower and rye jo lower for October. Quotations: over last night's close. The dealings In the group were considerable irltu an upward trend. .Squish Hiyer itinimoii opened a point up at IIS, movluf almost Immediately to while Abltitit opened a full voint high- r at 811. Brompton was up a quarter Laureutlde ihowed a H point ain to going to 117 on the .WHEAT Open. October 268% December 262 'November 266 October 78H December 71% >Say 76 October December .1 110 October ____ 365 NoYSHber 358 Close. L 270K T75J 110 35S 350 193 No. 1 N6r...2S35i No.' 2 Nor...278X Mo. 3 Nor 274% Track, Manitoba 280% Track, Saskatchewan Track, Alberta 2785J TJo. 2 C.W... N'o. 3 ct hogs quoted a', off the cars. Montreaf Stock Market. MONTRTCAIj, Sept. The tone of 'tiio local slock market was decidedly there active and strong at the open- Ing this morning with numerous sales recorded in tho first few .minutes, nt In "-appreciable gain in inost cases Organization for Referendum is Under Meet- injc To Be Held' sale; Atlantic Sugar was 1 H etter at 140 Railway Igh'er at SI and breweries up y point o 65 H. Chicago Grain Market. CHIOAGO, Sept. prices urned downward today, influeci-ed by break in sterling exchange and by eporls ot rain fti Argentina. There wus a lack of-the eastern buying which recently has a feature. however, was not aggressive. Opening quotations which varied from y io 1 }i lower with December 245 14 o 24ti ami March 342 to 243 14 were ollowed.by a moderate further de- cline and theu something of a rally. Oats reflected the weakness ot other grains, starting- H Jo '.4c down and undergoing a further sag. Sterling Exchange. XHW. YOHK, SepL ex- change easier. Demand cables H. Canadian dollars per cent discount. HAY MARKET (Prices furnished by Farm Products Ltd.) No. 1 Timothy. ..i.-----...... J33.00 No. 1 Mixed TUaothy and Al- falfa 30.00 No, 1 Alfalfa 27.00 (Prices f.o.b. cars Lethbridge OPENING SERMON IN REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN Our Own Corref pondeat) BARONS, Sept. Sambel, for- merly of the G. Moir staff, now ot B.C. was a visitor in Barons for the Rert K. Clegg. of Carmangay. Cipt. Stenlake of and G. G. Pr- ims of Empress were all visitors la Barons oil Saturday last. Wo are glad to welcome back to our community, Mr; and Mra. F. W. Prioet whu-left some weeks ago to TlBlt Mayo brothers, Rochester, in the interests of Mrs. Priest's health. Whilst away Mrs. .Priest's health greatly improved. Mr. and Mrs. Pike and baby were viiltors to plan with the district, organizer for prohibition campaign Work. We report with pleasure" the of Mrs. F. HutchinsB and George, and Mrs. N. P. ItaBmussen. aud eon from holidays back to town. Labor day was quiet In Barons, all business being suspended for the day. .At the regular Sunday school last Sunday, arrangements were started whereby a plan of. considerable in- terest to the community would be car- ried out at 2 later date for "Rally Day" service. Further announce- OLIVE THOMAS DEAD 'POISONED BY MISTAKE PARIS, Thomii, tho American moving picture act i rtss, died American hoi- pjtal st Na'iAlty at 11 o'clock this niorntng. She was taken to the Institution several days ago iuf- fering'frorri "mercurial-pelsenlng, bichloride of mercury, It It said, by mistake. Australian Premier Has a Defence Plan LONDON, Sept. Astoclated Times cable fcom Melbourao ssys that Preaoier Hughes has outlined a defense policy which ha says might be modified by a scheme he would lay before the Im- perial next year when he real Jmp'erlal defense policy would be fonnulaled in which Au straliA could participate. Mr. Hughes'' present scheme pro- j vldes for reniimptlpn of compulsory 'training of boye of 18. The annual cost of. this would ba ineiits later. Jlr. Earl Schiedler who has been j working at Vulcan recently, was home in Barons for the week-end: -Mrs. of Nobleford was a visitor with her friends, Mr. and Mrs. A, Harris on Tuesday. Mrs: G. McLean, wag a visitor in tt I Nobleford for the Mr. and Mrs. David Kennedy and I family have moved into tho house 000. 'Half a million vould bo Bet aside for aviation under Mr. Hoghes plane and for civil aviation Naval expenditure would amount ap proximalely to-four miliioni, nearly double the J program and military expenditure three and a Quarter mil lions against four and a half miliioni in 1913. next door to Mr. "and. Mrs. .Chew, for- merly 'occupied by Alex. Fowlie and family. Mrs. MxiKenzie Wc-lsh was hostess to an afternoon tea on Wednesday, Sept. 8th. This was specially arrang- ed to welcome home the ladies who j have been absent on holidays during the' past weeks. There was a splen- did gathering, and a very happy time was spent together. This week, the -wheat from this community camt rolling into the ele- Rev. Kobert Aylv.-ard, St. Andrew's Presbyterian'.Church, CnrdGlon will preach the opening sermon of the Referendum Campaign in his. church, next Sunday evening. Service to com- mence at 7.30. As this is one of vital importance .not only tc the Carditon district but also to tie whole of the province of Alberta it Is sincerely hoped that ,there will be a large congregation present to hear it Mr. Alywavd would also remind the people of'tbc district that on this occasion women as well as will have a vole, subject ot course to their being duly registered, and he hopes that not one single vote will ho lost through carelessness or seen on the highway, .making thier inullterence. Mr. Alyward will also I way to town with the precious pro- duct. A public meeting will ho held in larons church next' Monday, Sept. 13th at 8 o'clock for the purpose ot education, and also for organizing Uie prohibition campaign for this district. Everybody welcome. The district or- ganizer will be present. Had Distinguished Military to Old Calgary Talks Of An Increase In Coal Price CAlfiARY, Sept. increase a the price of domestic coal from the Jrambelfer field from the present rice of 410.60 to a too is being on s iiered. by Calgary coal dealers, nd a definite decision as to the fu- ure price Trill bo made at a meeting t the Calgary.Retail Coal association a be held neit Thursday. 'Of the otal increase 20 cents will tie aeeomit- d for by the advance In coal freight ales'and the remainder by an ad- ance In overhead charges, principally wing to the higher cost ot labor. irotectten vlth the line companies. Inquests for information have been 'Ceived from men in all parts of the country and a plentiful supply of ex- booUeta and literature has n tent broadcast. The provincial organizations of the returned men lave all been supplied with particu- lars as to the scheme and 12.000 appli- cation forms have already been for- warded from Ottawa to various parts of the country- NO SIGNS OF A RETURN OF INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC WASHINGTON, Sept. 9. have been no Indlcatloni of a return of list year's Influenza epidemic, the board of health announced today. Each year, it was said, between November and May, a number of caws are reported, but experts of the service do not expect the disease to as widespread or as virulent this year as in 1919. A VICIOUS MOTHER BURNED CHILD'S HAND PRINCE ALBERT, Sept. Mrs. Katie Rath of Holdfast, Suk., lost her temper when her eight-year-old son annoyed her. She put his hand on and held it ther the scream was burned to such that the boy will neve use ,of it. The Judge trlct court here In sent red hot despite until It extent have the the dls- nolng the I said it woman to a year In j was one of the most distressing caies he had ever with. Mrs. Rath li the wife of a laborer. TRUST COMPANY TAKEN OVER BOSTON, Sept. Prudential Trust company of this city with a capital of was taken over by Bank Commissioner Joseph C. Allen today. Ottawa Reports That It U Ap- pealing To The Soldiers OTTAWA., Sept. the schemo has only been jn operation since the first of the present month, there is every Indication thst the stale insurance schema launched by thi federal government is going to be well taken up by returned men and particularly those whose state of health, since returning from the front Is such'that they are unable to secure tha merchant eonnMtiorn with souAd U LnTliumtlo. Our officers, throtiEl) lose position to on BO. matter, u erodlta. acoouD' SouBdcounnl on, points r lu( buslnew la tualfby com___________ portent convenience li automatla receipt tbrcuxh parmaiit ot account t. >icW UNION BANK OF CANADA Lethbridge Branch C. C. King, Manager 1 aUo at Cardrton and Baroni Sept. Gen eral' ThOmas Benson, C. M. G., wh settled in Victoria in 1918, pasted away this morning, at his residence here. The "general Thad a distinguished military career...retiring from the to; Alberta 'Pacific, oil Tuesday two loads, ana it Is expected that within I KS oUne ureach.at Raley on Sunday next 3 o'clock in the afternoon. at army as a general, officer command- ing .Military District No. S, Halifax. The burden war problems on tho Atlantic seaboard and the Hali- fax, expiosfoh-'i were 'on him consider- ably, and. he came to settle here, where he had been twice previously in garrison duty. His health was nev- er good at the-last and, he had been slowly sinking._V 5RADULFNT RETURNS Hold Conference in Not Inclined to Bring AMiit Strike CALGAHY, Sept. closed doors miners belonging 'to the O. B. U. organization opened a conference in Calgary'Friday morning. This is in: the nature of a preliminary meet- ing prior to a general conference of the O. U.f.whicU is to he held at Port Arthur on September 20. One of the mnin points that will be considered when the'convention re- convenes after luncheon will bo tbe appointment of a delegate to 'attend tbc Port Arthur meeting, and what method can be adopted to have' the "check-off paid to the United Mine Workers of America cancelled. In this connection, it is stated tbat.the delegates would be much averse to attempting to bring nbout a strlte. It Is recognized that in ere- would he many obstacles in the way of carrying such a suggestion out at the .present time. Born April .I860 at St.' Cathar tho.son of the late Sen- ator J. H. Benson, of St. Catharines, he- was educated "ijt Upper Canada College, and militia.after grodtiating at Royal College in SENT BY.SCALERS 1SS3. In 1908 he became commandan of the Royal School of Artillery in Sept. fraudulent relurns were sent td the Ontario gov- ernment by sealers of the Fran- ce's Lumber company in 1909 and one camp of the .Keewatiu Lumber, com- pany of Kenora, overlooked report- ing timber -cut that should have brought about dues to the government, according to evidence given before Justices Hi'ddell and Latcifon! in Ihe timber investigation here yesterday afternoon by Samuel Price, chairman of the "Workmen's. Compensation Board. f, THIRTEEN MONTREAL FAMILIES HOMELESS Sept. families were rendered homeless and 125 workers thrown out of employ- ment by a fire, estimated to have caused over damage which de- stroyed the Allen Glove Manufactur- ing company's plant and thirteen dwellings on Frontenac street yester- day. Grape is distinct inform and flavpr among ready-to-eat cereal foods sugar need be added in serving for it is naturally sweet with its own stigar developed by twenty hours baking Healthful .Easily digestible Economical Canadian Postum Cereal Cjo.Ud. Windsor, Ontario. Quebec and inspector of-.artillery for Canada. For three years, 1908-11 was com maotant in the 6 Ontario, during that timilTiblding the position of -visitor at th'o. Royal Miii airy College, iftigston. He was of ncer commanding the third .division from 1911 to 1915j and ;ln: that yea was promoted a general colonel. He was master general ot the ordnance for some time. In Match, 1916, he was gazetted O. O. C. of Military Dis- trict Xo..G and in Angnst of that year promoted to the rank of major-gen- eral. He received tho C. M. O. while promoted to the' rank of major at Halifax. General Benson married Miss Mer- rill, of Kingston, Ontario, and is sur- vived by his widow, one Major Benson, D. S. 0., of the Royal Can- adian Horao Artillery who had a dis- tinguished career overseas and one daughter, Miss Alfeen.Benbon. EDMONTON, Sept. ex- cellencies, tho Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, arrlv.cd in Edmonton at II o'clock this morning and Vere welcomed at the Canadian National depot by large gathering of soTern- racnt officials nnd mllltair the in lutomoblles, the uartr proceeded to the parliament buildings, where they Bhown oror the place ft-emier, Stewart and Hon. J. n. Hoyie. This afternoon his excellency is addressing meiri hers .of the Canadian cluh. At 1 o'clock the Duchess of Dotoiishlre and the other ladies left for Jasper on a npeclal train. There they trill awall tho return ot the DuXa from R tonr of Ih8 Peace liivcr district. Friday afternoon and evening, tho Eovernor- Bcncral will be the KUest of Uout. Governor lirstt. At o'clook Hat tirday morning he will leave for aaklwln, where a civic reception will ho accorded him. PLANE CARRIES A HEAVY MAIL CARGO SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. rylng pounds ot mail the first transcontinental postal airplane to leave San Francisco, cleared from tho marine field at a. rh. today, fif- teen minutes before it was scheduled to start. Raymond J. IdtUe was tho pilot ELECTRIFY MONTREAL HARBOR RAILWAYS MONTItBAU Sept. electri- catlons ot the Montreal harbor railway terminals in now weil in hanl ana it i? said bv P. H. Comie, chief engineer of tho rort of Montreal; that about 12 miles of Hacks-will he.ln munition by next spring, Tho'remaining six- will be electrified .lator. We Are Agents for the VICTROLA and VICTOR RECORDS Large Stock of Both from which to Select Mason Risch, Limited BALMORAL BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA "So Long, OoLong" on the opposite side is another Fox Trot by Raderman's Novtlty Orchestra. "His Master's Do not fail to hear thete new "His Master's Voice" Dance Records Trot (Intro: "A Colenan't Orcheitra Trot Raderiran'a NovtUy Orcheilral Only Dream of the Past (The Hen the Fox Trot (Inlro: "Juit Lilt lie HOOK Thit Jick Buill" I v Diamond Trio) Trot Diamona Trial the Sun Down hi Cairo LHamood TrioJ in and hear them at Any "His Master's Voice" dealer who-will gladly play any selection you wish to hear. Manufaclurtd by Bttttrar Gram-o-ptow Co.. l.lmtttij, Montml WE HAVE THE LARGEST AND BEST ASSORTED STOCK OF VICTOR RECORDS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA. WILLIS PIANO STORE "HOME OF CANADA'S BEST 707 Third Aye. South (Hull Block) Phone 662 ;