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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SEPTEMBER 1C, 1920 THE LfcTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE MARKET REPORTS Winnipeg Grain Market. Sept. l'J.--The future vheat markets were showing ;m eas- ier tendency this morning ami prices la sympathy with United States markets. Tho under- tone, however, was strong and (here was a substautisl reaction from the lav spots. There was a fair in oala and there appears to be a broad- ening inquiry from eastern domestic, trade. Some grades of. bartoy were in good demand. Klax and rye were unchanged. The cash wheat markets rwere- not so strong today, premium Mil was 2 cents lower tor spot and 1 t-eiit lotrer for transient stuff. October wheat closed 1 }-4e lower; Novem- ber l-4c down snd l-2c lower; oils 5-Sc lower for October, J'Sc down for December and l-4e low- tr for May. Barley Ic down for Oc- tober and 5-8c' lower for December; flai -Ic down for October and 3e low- er for November; rye 1 Me down for October. Quotations: Open. Close. October 26S15 2CS November 25914 209 December 24694 October 75% December W-i goiiig n, general sag with December at and May Montreal Stock Market MONTRBAU Sept. tone of the local exchange was fairly strong at Its opening this moruing while a few overnight gains and losses were registered. opened a point higher than yester- day's close at and Immediately rose to 77. Atlantic Sugar opened at point lower at UOJJ while AbitibI made an overnight gain ot a point to SI. Dominion Steel opened u '.-i point lower at 55H and then rose to Brazilian was firm at 37. Other sues remained unchanged. Ntfi York Slocks YORK, Sept. sales: C. P. R. 121; U. S. steel, 89' U. B. steel preferred 105 7-S. Bar Silver NEW YORK, Sept. silver, domestic 99 1-2; foreign 94 3-4. Sterling Exchange NEW YORK, Sept. ex- change firm. Demand cables dollars per 74 350 34C 190 ?Iay .October December PL October November October Cash Prices WHEAT- NO. 1 Xo. 3 No. 5 NorV Track, 'Manitoba Saskatchewan Track, Alberta No. 2 C.W... 79% Ex. No.' 1 feed No. 1 74% Track No. 3 C.W.. .121 Rejected and feed Track FLAX- NO, i N. w. c. No. 2.C.W...342 Crinrtemnp.rl Track RYE- NO. 2 C. Calgary Livestock CALGARY, Sept.- 115 190V, vu.-ioT-j. (Janadian cent, discount.. HAY MARKET (Prices furnished by Farm Products Lid.) No. 1 Timothy........'...... Xo. 1 Mixed Timothy and Al- falfa 30.00 No. 1 Alfalfa 27.00 tPrlce.? f.Q.b. cars Lrthbridge or asked E, I. Dupont, De Nemours and] IV Company, for a detailed report oa ths! loctllon of all their wagons at the time of tho explosion. Officials of the company, questioned by newspapermen, asserted they wera not carrying explosives to points in the vicinity where excavations are be- iue made. Market Suspended At 1.30 several representatives from the district attorney's office arrived cm tbe scene to start ail Investigation. About this time the exchange market suspended for the day. Doubt was cast on the accident the- ory by members of the police bomb squad who expressed the opinion that a bomb had exploded. They said that fragirients ot metal picked up on the- street were being examined on the theory that they may have been bits of the Infernal machine. The financial district this afternoon _ presented, a scene ot greatest demoli- tion. Great blotches of blood appear- ed on the white walls ot several of Wall Street's offlca buildings. Almost Ts Vh6 broken crystal, tlie streets were cov- waf of ?1 ered with fragments of brick anil 20 cents, a ton on all ton stone blasted from tbe base walls of "e, tho skyscrapers. Several persons were tlcallJ' amounts demanded by- tbe Housing at Mines In Nova Scotia Termed Wretched Royal ComraUsion Hecommends 'Acceptance of Miners' Wage Demand HALIFAX, Sept. condi- tions of Nova Scotia miners with few exceptions are described as "absolute- ly and "a menace to them- selves and their families" !n a report ot the Federal Koyal commission which recently considered the de- maude of the miners in Eastern Canada for. salary increases and. which is published today. The report recommends a number of improve- UNION TELLS MENNOTTO -WALKOUT LONDON, Sept. h ex- pressed bere that electrical engineers of the city will not call a general strike on Saturday ana completely tie up all surface ana subway railway sys- they threatened to do late last week. The national Joint indus- trial council has Inquired into the sit- uation and it is reported that the elec- trical trades union has intimated it withdraw tlie question regarding :ha strike at a Sheffield 'factory which ;ave rise to the controversy here. The Employers' Federation has Issued lockout notices'but recommend at Ion Is thai these be withdrawn and the union is understood to have' in- structed its men not tu walk out. No. 2 Nor... 275 is No. 4 or... 257% 246% .274% No. 3 C.W... No. 2 feed.. 76% No. 4 C.W.. 114 107 117 350 No. 3 C.W... 313 SCI? 348 at the stockyards today were: Cattle, calves, 134; hogs, 41; sheep, 214. There was market. .Choice steers topped the market at medium tu good steers, to ?10. The top on cows was the bulk going at from to prime stockers, bulk 37, to choice calves to good lambs (11.35. Hogs made an, advance of 60 cents, selling at 'pets ofl cars. Winnipeg Livestock Sept. Livestock today wcro cattle, T9 hogs, anil 22S sheep. The market opened with bid- ding for most classes andjgrades gen- erally steady wllh-yesterday's close. Fair to good quality female Butchers made from to .Choice but- cher steers ranged "to good' Duality bulls maoo- feeder steers, ?8'-to The market for veal was steady at ?S to 810.' Good sheep weighed lip 'around ?7 with EOcrtL5-jaIity lambs'at to Tho hog market was unchanged, sel- ects making ?21'. Chicago .Grain Market Sept. prices 'declined today In the absence of any figgredsivc support. v Depression iu the corn market-Aras a b'enr'sh' factor. The opening; varied from unchanged (o a lower with December 241 to 241% and March 235 ant! was follow-' ed by a- decided setback all around. 1 Oats followed wheat, starting )ower to a !ic higher and'then under- 'Continued from Front 1'aeeJ. J. P. Morgan himself is now abroad. After suspending trading in .stocks for tlie day, the governing committee oE ihe exchange ordered that all de- liveries of securities be deferred 'un- til atunrtay except by mutual -consent. The committee called-another meet- ing for later In the day to take fur- ther measures in connection 'with the effect of the explosion on trading. All, hospitals neftr the financial dis- trict, were crowded with injured and physicians were summoned from all over tho city. Many of- the injured were girls working in offices. Hundreds.ot per- sons were thrown to the sidewalk with tbe force of the explosion and dozens of trucks and automobiles were press- ed into service to carry away the wounded. Troops Summoned An emergency call was sent to Gov- ernor's Island, from which a heavy detachment was sent to New York to guard the sub-treasury and aid tbo police. So tar aa could be.learned pa promi- nent 'financiers or. meraberR of the Ijtoclt exchange ;were injured1 in tbe 'Lament and Henry- P.- of the firm'; "were, "in .the Morgan offices nt the time, but were not hurt. after the explosion oc- '.curreti, the police were Inclined to jthe theory, that it had been caused by a a T.N.T. truck and an automobile on Wall Street between the Morgan, office and the sub-treasury building. They pointed to the fact that a demolished truck and 'a wrecked automobile were found at this point. Ther authorities switched their theory from dynamite, which they at first believed had been the cause of the explosion, to T.N.T.j becayst .of the fact that there appeared no great Tiofe in the pavement such as.woufd have been blasted by the downward force of dynamite. Remains of the wrecked truck and Its horses found at the scene of the cxpfo- sion were examined by the police, who questioned construction men as to whether the wagon resembl- ed the type used in hau'ETng plosives. Several construction men expressed firm belief that th'e wreck was that of a powder wagon. Agents ot the department of justice hurt in these oHice buildings wheu missiles hurling through windows Etruck them. Front of Building Demolished Tho front of the Morgan building was demolished and the sub-treasury also was badly damaged. The call for oldiers from Governor's Island was ent by Martin Vogel, assistant secre- nry of the treasury, who lias charge if the sub-treasury, all the win- lows blasted out, Col. Wm. hief of Eiaft at the military post, nn- ounced that-200 men would patrol lie financial district with fixed bay- utets day and night with orders to [How no one to approach government iroperty. Julius Spencer Morgan, son of J. P. and a member of tbe firm, id lie was showered with broken jlass but was not hurt. When the ex- ilosiosi occurred, ho said, lie was itting iti his office on the first floor tf the building, while other members >f the at a meeting on an upper floor. The Broad Street hospital announc- ed at 2 o'clock it had treated yearly 00 persons, mostly men, for -injuries duo to the explosion. Flyrin on Jol) WASHINGTON, Sept. authorities will make an investigation of the eTplosion today In New York, he department of justice announced. Wm. J. Flymi, chief of the bureau of nvestigation, was expected to leave 'or New York during the rtny. Dynamite In the Street NEW YORK, Sept. of the explosion was dynamite In the street, Police Commissioner Enrlght said be had been informed by mem- jers of tho -Morgan firm. With sugar scarce and costly, more and more interest is nat- urally being shown in that self-sweetened food GrapeWuts This ready-to-eat cereal food is abundantly sup- plied with sugar, develop- ed in the process of making from the choicest parts of wheat and malted harley. Flavor tells Made Vry Postum Cereal Cb.ltJ. Ontario. men. Both mine rs aad raeu are urged to co-operate for tbe purpose of increasing the output of the mines. The test ot the report as nubllsliefl the Halifax Herald today the demands of the men Iu fuH in matter of wage increases iiitroduction o[ a new and Boniewbat complicated sliding scale system of pay which.- if the miners succeed in bringing lueir production up (o a pre-war Ijasls, would give fhem In- creases greatly Jn excess of the new schedule. The report provides that tills new system must bo brought in- to effect on or tielore September 1. 1921. Tho wage increases are dated back to July 19 20. POLES CLAIM HAUL OF THREE THOUSAND MEN FROM SOVIET FORCES WARSAW, Sept. op- erations against soviet forces along the'uppsr reaches of the Bug river have been completely successful, and soviet troops have been defeated, according to re- ports reaching this city. The Poles captured prisoners, 26 cannon, five airplanes, two arm- ored trains and 50 machine guns, It Is officially announced. HARVEST EXPENSES Harvest- time brings expenses which must be met with ready money. Should you need an advance to help you over this busy season, interview, this Bank. We we pre- pared to help all responsible faimers. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE PAID-UP CAPITAL RESERVE FUND LETHBH1DGE .W. Reikie, Manager. LIBERAL LEADER GOES TO VISIT BROTHER OTTAWA, Sept. W. L. MacKenzle King, leader of the opposition, leaves Ottawa tomor- row to visit his brother in Denver, Colorado. From Denver Mr. King win proceed direct to' Victoria, B.C., where on September 27 he will make the first speech-orhls western tour. MACDONALDS XMOKINC TOBACCO After yeare cfdommatiori QlCanada's preference Delegates From Trades and Councils to Domin- ion Congress Remain As Usual Ont., Sept. sion of 'a resolution submitted by Hamilton Local No. 2612, United Brotherhood of. Carpenters and .loin- ers ot. America proposlng'a reduction n llio number ot delegates each af- filiated body may send to tho Trades and Labor Congress ot Canada was re- sumed when the convention met tills moruing. Concurrence in tlie resolu- tion was recommended by the commit- tee on constitution and lav and two amendments were each seek- ing to increase -the .number of dele- gates 'over that urged by the resolu- tion. The regular order, of. business "was suspended during morning ses- sion to give-'the delegates an oppor- tunity ot bearing John S-. Davidson, fraternal delegate -representing Brit- ish organized labor and other fraternal delegates. Delegate Varley cf Toronto resum- ed the; debate on the resolution to re- duce membership, Braking exception to that part of it which fl.ted (he number, of. delegates the same for all trades and lahor councils and favor- ed leaving the constitution as It is for the present congress at least. The congress toted down both amend- the resoiulloa and also vot- ed down: the amendments, notwith- standing tiie recommendation of tho committee that It be concurred In aiid the. constitution ns regards member- ship remains unchanged. It was decided to suspend the re- gular order of business of the con- vention at 10 o'clock tomorrow morn- ing to elect officers. Chairman K. Kennedy, Niagara Falls, Ont., thou presented tho report of the committee! on audits showing asseats ot with no lia- bilities. SIR WM. BAPTIEiDlES.IN BELGIUM LONDOX, Sept. death Is announced, while holidaying in Bel- :ium, of Lieut-General Sir Wm. Bap- tie', V.C., of the British medical ser- vices, who made a notable report in 1S17 in connection -with Ihe Canadian medical services 1aJ the great "war. KIDNEY PJLLS' REFUSES CREDENTIALS TO O.B.U.. SYMPATHIZER KANSAS CITY, Sept. 16.--The credentials committee of nual convention of tht Interna- tional Broihcrnood of Boiler- makers, Iron Shipbuilders and Helpers of America today refused a seat In the convention to John a Seattle union, on the charge ihat he had "by and actions expressed sympathy with IAV.W, and 6ne Big Union ajjltators." The com- mittee Is still at work and while tho convention Is marking time. HUNGARY TO MAKE LEVY ON CAPITAL BUDAPEST, Kept, budget shows a deficit of leu billion keener. It will mel by a lovy on capital nml a foreign loan, according to a govcrnmon', (uuoupcemcut. iioir inn Are your tender? Do they for Pyorihea. Thisdiscasiof the afflicts four out of five people over forly, not only destroys the teeth, but often wrecks the health. In Pyorrhea, tho pirns become spongy, then recede; the teeth decay, loosen, and fall must be ex- tracted to rid system of the infect- ing Pyorrhea germs which breed in pockets about them. These germs low- er the body's vitality and cause many diseases. You can keep rycrrhea away.- Visit your demist often for tooth and gum inspection, and use Fortran's For Iho Gums. Forhan's For the Gums prevents checks its progress, if used in time and used consistently Ordinary dentifrices cannot do this Forhan'a keeps the gums firm and teelh white and clean. Start using it today. have receded, use Fdrnan's according to directions, and consul t a dentist im- mediately for special treatment. t35e and tubes in Canada and b. Ii jour cannot supply you. send price to us direct and we will mail tube postpaid. FORHAN'S, LTD., Montreal THE CENTRE OF THE IRRIGATION DISTRICT Will Demonstrate the Possibilities of Irrigation 2'. tha 2nd ANNUAL FAIR AND PUREBRED STOCK EXHIBIT; TO BE HELD AT THE FAIR GROUNDS, LETHBR1DGE Mte.Sspi.M For Premium List Apply to Secretary Coaldale Commercial Club And the Lethbrldge Rotary Club will furnish the FUN AND FROLIC for the occasion In a Grand ROTARY CARNIVAL FOR WHICH THE CLUB IS NOTED Baseball Tournament BOTH AFTERNOONS The MIDWAY Will Be Bigger and Busier Than Ever Dancing! Dancing! In the Monster Pavilion on both nights to THE BEST JAZZ MUSIC OBTAINABLE FOKTHH GUMS Monster Parade at 1 o'clock on Opening Day Good Band in Attendance LUNCHES AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED ON THE GROUNDS. COME AND BRING YOUR FAMILIES AND HAVE A GOOD TIME. SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR THE AMUSEMENT OF THE KIDDIES Under Auspices Coaldale Commercial Club and LethhrWge God Save the King Admission 50c; Public and High School 25c, Boys and Girls Under 12 Free. ;