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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1923 T1IE LETHBRIDGE DAIIiTf HERALD MARKET REPORTS Wlnnlp.j Oraln Mirket WINNIPEG, Sept. break ot from 4 3-Sc to G 1-So was registered during the last halt hour In the local wheat market, due to the weakened condition of the American markets. Slrentrth, probably dne to weather condltlone, was shown in the earlier hours of'the with Winnipeg October ut to .fuberlng Industry save'employment to meu with an annual payroll of orer. 131.000.009 or 25 per cent. Jie total payroll 01 all industries in the prpytnce. "Standing timber in Canada." said Mr. McCorrnack. "is estimated at 000.000.000 of which It Is estimated feet or approximately 40 per cent, is located In British Co- lumbia. The sawmill cut of last year for the Dominion was feet, of which British Columbia pro- duced feet, or 36 per cent." Mr. McCorraack said that seventy per cent, of the product of British Co- 'urabia mills entering into ordinary construction is not afforded any pro- tection at present by the Canadian customs tariff, and ht ssclarcd that full advantage has been taken of this situation, stating that there had been large imports into the four western quality. Medical Men Will Ask Legis- lation to Overcome Defects in Present Law EDMONTON. Sept. provinces from the mills of the Unit-1 ed States of non dutlnbla lumber. These Importations, said Mr. Me- Cormack, amounted lo feet in 1810; In 1911 imporlations were feet and la 1912, 300.000.- 000 feet. These figures, Sir. McCor- mack said, are a clear indication of what will undoubtedly occur again should 8 period of depression take place in the United States markets, with the result that the Canadian market would he restricted, and Brit- ish Columbia suff- ering in proportion. Mr. McCormack was of the opinion that item No. 505 of the Canadian customs tariff 1907, should remain unchanged. Under It protection is afforded on but 30 per cent, to the lumber Industry. He believed the measure or protection afforded should be maintained in order to conserve the market for Cana- dian mills. Many difficulties were encountered by Canadian lumber manufacturers, declared Mr. McCormack. '.The mills hero arc considerably handicapped in comparison with thu United States plants because ot the necessity of the Importing" of a large Quantity of ma- chinery and supplies on which duties must be paid. But local manufactur- ers "did not urge cancellation oE these duties, on the contrary, they felt the Canadian manufacturer requires some protection and the government needs the revenue. The liox Manufacturers' Association of British Columbia' through J. A. MacDonald asked the "commission that tariff go far as it afforded protec- tion to the industry be continued, but urged that veneer in the fiat or In shocks, whether In multiple lengths or otherwise up to a certain thickness, be also afforded protection. The ma- chinery for the manufacture of yen- eers is imported and duitablo which increases the cost. Morovcr, he stat- United, States competitors are lo- cated In the. southern states where cheap i'.egro labor IB'available, ,ind these same, competitors have a lower freight rate to the Ontario and Quebec markets' than British Columbia mamr faclnrers en joy. 11 protection is af- jasmifacture of veneers, Canada'can supply-the entire Cana- dlan'.demand for this product, Mr. Mac- Donald said. H." A. Stone, chairman of the dry- goods sejtioa of the board of trade, in submitting samples and prices ot cot- ton goods, informed the commission- ers that during the past two and ihree years CanSdian ieotton-manufacturing firms supplied 'the-trade with' an article of superior grade and at lowor prices than'foreign made-cotton goods John' -Vancouver, an- nounced himself as'n free trader, con- tending'1 high cUEtomg tariffs led to friction-between nations and the up- keep of navies and armies. lit' refer- red to position'of Great Britain, which although 'a free trade country had been able lo stop breach and saVc the nations of Europe from financial-ruth. Ho favored-direct tax- Ha maintained that if tariffs of the delegates to the Alber- ta Medical Association convention. To urge legislation that wili overcome the defects In tho present statutes, a com- mittee will be named by the executive council to wait upon tie provincial government. The convention went on record as being opposed' lo the, collection of feea from physicians living outside (he province. Dr. J. B. Lehmana, of Winnipeg, gave a surgical clinic at the Ked Cross hut this morning that was well at- tended despite tho Inclement weather. Foltcftring the disposal ot business matters, "the members settled down to a moving picture display of. sur- Blcal operations. .Tho.'.tiad. weather postponement of lunch- eon fit tbe Country club. .At Jive o'clock, this afternoon, tho corner stone of the new Medical build- ing at the University will bo formally laid by Lieut. Governor- Brett. MC 11L Former Cabinet Ministers Re- fuge. To Be Opposition Ticket in St. John MONCTON, Sept. o( the Foster government in conven- tion here yesterday afternoon, nomLn-i ated Fred JJaOee, Port EstabrookB, Sackvllle; 1'erdinand, Bourgeois, Fox Creek, and Reid Me-! Manns, Moncton, BS the government j ticket for Westmoreland In tha pro- vincial election to take place October Hon. T. J. Sweeney, Hon. Dr. Smith i and C. M. Lemere, ti-meniters, all de- clined Tho selection of a candidate for the, city was postponed until next Monday' night. St. John Candidates ST. JOHN', N. B., Sept. P. TDlcy, F. L. Potts, 'Leroy Campbell and James Lewis were named by the opposition to compose the ticket for this city in the provincial elections. Situation Unsettled WOODSTOCK, N. U.. Sept. situation iu tho proTtitlal field of politics here is very iCiiCtUed. S. G. Barter of Avondalo, has announced his candidature as the representative of relurned soldiers' and asks'support of all parties on his ticket. Hon. B. ftank Smith has abandoned party af- filiation and will run as an indepen- dent. DEMAND FOR WOOL ERRATIC BOSTON, Sept. Com- mercial Bulletin tomorrow will say "The demand for wool Is still more or less erratic and of small volume. Prices are more or leu at variance and generally a little easier. There Is rather more In- terest In goods, howtver, tome fine svoolenj now finrflnj a moder- demand, while some of tho larger worsted mills have sold a very consldsrabte proportion of their output for the season. The primary markets have bt'en hard- ly changed. Business In the west Is of amsll proportions." CNE'ARMED BANDIT GETS AWAY WITH GRAND RAPIDS, MWi., Sept. lone armed bandit today held up a branch of the Kent State Bank at Fulton and State ttrteta, forced clerk, Melvln Rlnjold, Into a vault ind escaped with' cash amounting to J10.000 and a num- ber of bonda. Man Charged With Seditious Conspiracy Puts Up Own Defence Chicago Committee Asking For Explanation Rales Kept Up CHICAGO, 'Sept. Mana'sers of five leading hotels and of two res- laurantE chains Lavo'been sumhioried to appear today before the clty-coun- cil'E commltleo nn living-- 'costs. Jsfl announcement by Chairman Mai Adamowskl said 'that they would jro asked 'to explain "why: -their -prices havo not. been reduced; 1n proportion to the drop in wholesale food prices." At a conference last night Alderman Adamowski added, B. -j: Steven's, manager of another big" hotel, has promised "an immediate downward revision in prices." have tho facts and figures to prove lo these the alder- man added, "that they hare been' pro- fiteering." The alderman declared that failure to nnswer the summons woultl result in complete investigation of profits made by the firms, followed by a pub- lic announcement of Hie figures and a request that tho "firms be boycot- ted until prices are reduced or a rep- resentative is sent More the com- mittee." "Potatoes have dropped i from a hundred pounds lo ?2.50, yet an order of potatoes stilt costa from 15 to 4p he added. "The same can be Eaid of tomatoes, com and If these prices are put down EDMONTON, Sept. Coyne conspiracy case will go to the jury this afternoon. When the court ad- journed at noon it remained only for Mr. Justice Simmons to sum up and for the jurymen to retire and rive at their verdict. For -15 minutes A. F. A. Coyne, the accused, address- ed the jury charging 'that he was not guilty of the offenses alleged by the crown and that tliere a conspiracy afoot to jail him and steal his oil In- terests in Sidney B. W.opds, K.C., crown prosecutor, ed with an address, which extended over a period of an hour and fifteen minutes. Long before the proceedings started the courtroom was crowded to capacity with interested spectators standing throughout the entire two usinpssmp.n anti law- yers deserted their' olTices and remain- ed until 'the court'adjourned. "Why has this cnargo been asked get rid of Coyne and grab what I havo said he answer- ing his own question, while he pound- eo? the desk to emphasize his point to tho Jury.- "There Is no seditious con- spiracy, but a conspiracy to jail me and take what I have got." "As a representative ot liritleh In- terests with a million acres in Can- ada I stand only for British control of our resources In Canada. I find my- self p'aped in a great commercial war where 'powerful interests tho British Empire attempting to grab j our resources. So I find myself as a Scotchman aud a British subject try- ing to retain control oE this." Sir. Coyne lo considerable pains to explain lo the Jury why, in his opinion, he was refused the right to sell shares by tha utilities commis- sion. 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