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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1920 THE LETHBflLDeiJ; .DAILY HERALIr PA'GE FIVE MARKET REPORTS "IS BENEFIIBY1 WINNIPEG, Sept. a weak j pleted. Good quality butcher steers! 'opening on all markets there was a were 50 cents lower, while fair to good very fUr recovery on continental ex-1 quality females were 50 to 75 cents] (tort business. Buyers with lake boats' lower. coming In, who wera short special} nos markot opened a grades, were keen buyers ,of spot st-jH gtronger tone, buyers bidding J21.00 to and premiums ranged from -i 1-4 to 2 cents higher than Tuesday. October wheat closed 3 Me higher; November 3 3-lc up and December 1 He higher. Oais 3-Se up for Octob- er and 1-ie higher for December and May. Barley unchanged for October and 3-4c higher for December; rye 5c higher for October; flax unchanged for October, I 1-ie lower for Xovem- and 4c lower for December. Quotations: Open. Close. October 256 259V1 November 250'i Pecenber 241 October _... ,73 December 67 JUay ____ 71 October 109 pecember 93 October 1SS 1S6M, October..... 334' .335 November 335 333 32G Cash Prices 1 Nov.. .273ii Xo. 2 3 No. 4 Nor.. .24514 Ko. 5 239U Track, Manitoba 242 -103 521.25 for selects. Tho theep and lamb market was active anil ilrm. Good to choice lambs ranged from to Stirling Exchange NEW YORK, Sept. Sterling ex- change steady; demand 14; cables Canadian dollars 9 15-16 per cent discount. Montreal Livestock MONTREAL, -Sept. (Dominion Cattle, receipts were 225. There Is no change In quotations for cattle but the demand was very lim- ited. Sales progressed slowly yesterday's prices prevailing. with Calves, receipts 116. prices. .No 'change In One Witness at Victoria Says Free Trade Dangerous, Un- less Reciprocal lambs Hog, receipts Packers offering {20.50 and local trade was paying with an odd sale up to NeW York Slocks NEW YORK, Sept. P. R. 121; U. S. steel, 59 3-8; U. S. steel preferred, 106. Montreal Stocks MONTRBAly, Sept. local stock exchange was rather weaker at Its opening this morning and several fractional overnight declines were re- gistered. Breweries went down to after closing at Qrompton also weut down, opening at 82% Track, Saskatchewan ..........265V1 wMch was a quarter below its closing 'Athetftf, vent level. Laurentide opened No. 2 C.W... 77% Ex. No. 1 feed 1 feed.. Track BARLEY- NO. 3 C.W...1H Rejected Feed [Track No." 2 C.W No. 1 N. C. 2 C.W... 329 Condemned .Track Calgary Livestock CALGARY, Sept. Receipts Xo. 3 C.W... 76% 75% No. 2 feed.. M% 75% Xo. 4 C.W... 107 99 97 112 No. 3 C.W.. 335 300 290 235 at the stock yards were cat- tle, 232 calves and 37 bogs and sheep. The market was slow and draggy np till noon. Medium'steers cows stockers and feed- ers, J8.50.' No hogs were sold at noon but quotations were 522.75. Ewes averag- ing 112- sold at Eighty choice lambs made per jcwt. Winnipeg Livestock WINNIPEG, Sept. Receipts entile, 460 830'sheep. The cattle mar- ket this morning was again extremely slow and draggy, vriib few sales com- niordah was by far the strong: cst issue during the first half hour thli morning, risiog to which repre- sents a gain Abl- tibi followed by strengthening a half point to 8314. Chicago Grain Market CHICAGO, Sept. declines in the price of wheat took place today owing to downturns in other commodi- ties, but subsequently news ot big ex- ports of wheat caused a rally, selling was of only a scattered sort.' The opening, from unchanged to 2c lower, with December 231 to 232 and March 22U4 to.220 was.fol- owed by a general sag and then deciduu reaction. Oats, like corn, dropped to lowest Quotations yet on the crop, starting unchanged to to' weaken. oft and continuing December oats opened at" 68% and May at -r HAY MARKET (Prices furnished by Farm Products Ltd.) No. 1 Timothy VICTORIA, Sept Canadian that a protective tariff had developed the Industrial life of this country to an extent that would have been impossible without It and that western agriculturists bad proBted greatly thereby In tlia exten- sion and development of markets, the transportation systems of the coun: try and education, was the opinion pressed here this morning to the Board of Tarift Cominisslphers.'by' A. C. Flumerfelt, a former minister of finance forr British Columbia, and vincc.' i _ B. S. Woodward, well-known labor man, speaking as private citizen, urg- ed that the system of protection was vicious as It penalized the working- man and his family by taxing his necessities, while W. P. H. Thomp- son said it would be dangerous to Canada to hive free trade unless it were The manufacturers -of Vancouver Island had their case presented by W. J. Pehdray, a largo local paint' manu- facturer, who declared that the indus- trial development oE. Vancouver -Isl- and was due to the protective tariff In vogue, and that without It the mar- ket plants in Western-Can- ada would be eliminated as the com- petition ot Eastern Canada- the United States would practically bar local firms from that markeL C. 'PInmerfelt, a rnanufactnrer, expressed tho opinion that the con- tention that western agriculturists do not derive advantages from a protec- tive tariff inasmuch as prices for their products are sot'by export demand, disregards the fact that the farmers' marketing and other expenses are con- siderably reduced by reason ot indus- trial development. 'Mr. -Flumerfelt- referred to advan- tages 'to the farmers from-lndustrial development promoted by" a protective tariff, some of those Industries ars re- lieved from an excessive burden-of taxation. He said that industries made possible by a protective .tariff pay a greater-proportion of taxation for upkeep of national; provincial and municipal government, an'd in- this way relieve the agriculturists-of- a large part of a burden :which. other- wise they would have to bear alone; each otherj laev are Inter-dependent, contended Mr. This'morning's seislpn may end the sittings'ci the comaJssioa Mr. Woodward, who It British Co- lumbia vice-president tof the Trades and Labor Congt'eaj of'Canada, pro- tested against the ;reterition of the protective tariff system as a means of raising revenue.. A man, he con- tended, should pay according to the benefit he received. He asserted that restlessness In this country and la other countries Is duo largely to economic reasons and a remedy should be found. R. W. ilayheir, Sidney Hoofing and Paper company, which produce au output of this year declar- ed that it was the protection afforded against the American product that made th6 Industry here possible, with a market in British Columbia 2nd the western provinces. If protection Is continued, said Mr. Mayhew, it will enable the company to'devote UR at- tention not only to the Canadian trade but to the export market. A protec- tive tariff Is necessary, be declared, to assure the industry a. home market for ready roofing. Trans-Canada Flight Starts Monday Next MONTRSAU Sept. flrsl trans-Canada air voyage -will start from Halifax on Mouday. According to present plans, Col. Robert Leckie, with a reserve pilot and mechanic, will fly from there to Winnipeg in a Fairey welch is going there from the Vickers yards here. It IE pro- posed to make fire stops at or near Ottawa, North Bay, or Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, Fort 'William and Keaora. The first lap from Halifax to Ottawa is about 800 miles and the total dis- tance about miles. The seaplane which can land only i water, is capable of flying eighty miles an hour. The start 13 being mad? Monday so that full advantage may be taken of moonlight aud part of the flight may be at night. From Winnipeg to the Pacific coast the trip will be made In three airplanes. WESTERN CANADA METHOD ENTHUSIASTICALLY APPROVED OTTAWA. Sept. methods used In Western Cauada (or jolvirjj the harvest labor problem as outlined by T. M. Molloy, oommisslouer of labor and industries of Saskatchewan, was enthusiastically approved by the delegates attending the sessions of the American Association ol Public Employment cflkes yesterday. D. C. LesQboIr, associate professor ot poll- Heal economy. University ot Wiscon- sin, said tie farm labor problem was not known like the urban problem. PORT ARTHUR. Ont, Sept. Fred Xiocre, serviug a sentence at the Port Arthur district Jail for theft, was placed on trial this rsornisg iu the police court charged with making wooden keys to assist other prisoners to escape. Moore had in bis posses- sion one of the keys, which he had carved out of hard wood. How he managed to secure a pattern of the boy, which, it claimed. Is never out of tbe or guards' hands, is a mystery lip! HAVE BEENAPLOT 'heory That it :Was Due to a Collision Between Auto aid SVagon Loaded With' Explosives No. 1 Mixed Timothy and Al- falfa No. 1 Alfalfa; (Prlcea t o.b. 30.00 can r or Spinach cojjked, and1 molded is extremely wholesome served with "an egg sauce. preservation of of. Cana- dian 'farm products, establishment1 ol permanent .market Conditions) anc cultivation jot Canadian com: gooiljwjll tor, dii modifies, higher istlnctly prices NEW work- men at the.munjcinal building today eolared.. they-had..spoken with the river of the "death wagon" that flg- red in the Wall street explosion last hursday. Particular interest WHS taken In their 'or investigators alnly had so'dght to establish tho dentlty of the driver among the dead living. The workmen Baid that five or ten linutes.' after .a bomb, believed to ave been placed; in the wagon, ex- lodod, a. man approached them when standing in front of a.bulld- ig'being'razed in the Wall Street dia- rlct. According to their story, the strang- r, described as either a Sjav or Ger- ien, said and wagon hat! een blown up after he had left the ehicle to telephone his employer. He said he had been ordered to take build hg material to Wall.and Broad streets nt he had been Bniole to find tie in eflnite address given him. After talk ng .workmen he disappeared said. .-The workmen's story served to re ive an early theory that tha ex iloaion may not have been due to a bomb plot, bat to a collision between an auto and a wagoa. filled with very'of ten f6r'farm'prod nets-'and pro- visions in industrial centres., Wannfactnring and agricultural en terprises are favorably reflected in AT THE FAIRGROUNDS and Tomorrow it Commencing At 8.30 The floor has been put in good shape. GOOD ORCHESTRA GOOD TIME Gentlemen Ladies 50c many contractors working iri the final cial district when In need of explosive frequently. a wago for the mwithoot going to the troubl of obtaining a permit for their Iran :er. L QUEBEC, Sept. Burn ham, who acted as president of -th Press conference and was head of the great mission of new papermcn during their entire Btay'i :his country, was guest .'of honor at luncheda ottered by tho Quebec ?.Ien "'anadiau club yesterday. 'Lord Burn iiam made his adieu to the provlnc of Quebec and this city In (larricula and to Canada in general, expressin his delight at his visit to the Domin ion with the press delegates and st: ing he sincerely hoped he would soo again be given the opportunity ot turning to Canada and the great an generous hospitality its people ha offered tho Imperial Press moil. Lord Burnbam sails today and.wl stop at Newfoundland before crossin the Atlantic. LORD FRENCH'S SISTER IMPLORES HIM TO QUI Desrar'd, a elsti of Lord French and an active Sin Fein propagandist, is salrl to be tryin lo'Irithience her brother not to retur toihls'Vice-regal duties in Dublin. I have any control over m she said, "he will never r turn-to administer laws repugnant the liberty-loving Irish. '.The name i French must norer have a dirty r and I am sure my -brother wi hesitate to slain it af this critlca moment." Is learned, however, that'thoug Lord: French Is pressing the Oovor ment for his release from this unco genial Lloyd George considers would b0 a show of weakness to low him to resign. DRY WORLO IN 60 YEARS Scientist Sees Llquorleis England f Ten Yean. WASHINGTON, D. army Is now fighting to rnafee the u tire world dry, Dr. Robert iHercod sa today upon hla arrival from Swltzt. land to attend tho sixth Internatlon congress against alcoholism whli convenes Monday. Alcoholic drinking will bo abolish' In every country In fifty years, a cording to -llercod, permanent chal man of the world dry forces. A similar view was expressed I Dr. C. WYSaleeby, scientist, here fro England to 'address the Conference, "England-, will be dry within ten said Saleeby. "It will be a re- sult of economic changes. English- men visiting the United States carry back stories of the workings of prohi- More Tobacco fortheMoriey Skilled Labor Commands a Good Wage You must be prepared to pay if or it, when buying clothes, or you don't get it. There is no surplus of good workmen, nor of good ma- terials, which take- skilled workmen to make. THEREFORE True economy is practiced by paying a good price for good clothes, rather than by buying cheaply advertised ones, which have nothing to recom- mend them but apparent cheapness. By wearing clothes labelled you are guaranteed-good materials, linings and trimmings combined with perfect lasting fit and style produced by skilled labor and true artists. If you value personal appearance visit one of the 300 merchants in Canada who believe Fashion Craft Clothes are strictly O.K. Sold locally LOUIS KEEL, Lethbridge ;