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THE HOLBROOK NEWS. HOLBROOK, ARIZONA! JANUARY 28, 1921.
ymmmwmmmmmmmmmmmimtiMttas I III II II II II II II II II II II II II II II II II II II MARKETS . Furnished by - U. S. BUREAU OF MARKETS Washington, D. C. ablbiit Brothers Telephone 1 fail 0 i lUtnuii uionuiueul to lue vireuaaier regmient die "Battalion of Death" Just unveiled in Rome. 2 Scene In one of the "flop houses" in Chicago, crowded again because of unemployment. 3 Dr. Michael Halnlsch, pres ident of Austria, who may turn the management of that country over to the League of Nations. NEWS REVIEW OF CURRENT EVENTS Organized Fight of Caprtal on the Closed Shop Becomes More Imminent. ACTION BY MANUFACTURERS Machinists Accuse tha Railroad Com. panics Plan to. Stop Immigration Probably Killed Harding In auguration to Be Simple Affairs in Europe. - By EDWARD W. PICKARD. American industries and American business generally are beginning to "speetf up" and the more optimistic, like Elbert H. Gary, chairman of the board of .the -Unf ted States Steel cor poration, declares tnere is notmng un favorable to prosperity on the horizon. Prices of many commodities. Including some lines of building materials, are coming down steadily, and in many plants wages are being reduced, In some instances the reduction being made by the employers and accepted by the men and In others being sug gested by the, workers themselves In order that the plants may be- enabled to continue In operation. All this Is quite satisfactory to the ordinary citizen, but there Is one dark cloud, despite the assertions of the op timists. This. Is the coming fight be tween organized labor and capital over the pea shop. There are many signs that the issue will be joined soon. Last .Wednesday the representatives of twenty-two state manufacturers' asso ciations, in conference in Chicago, adopted resolutions pledging support for the open shop movement.. In the discussion many speakers declared they would not employ union labor In their factories and mills, but when the ote was taken It was made clear that the resolution did not propose any dis crimination against the holder of a tin Ion card. In substance the resolu tion was: "It is recognized as fundamental in this "country that all law-abiding citl sens or residents have the right to work when they please, for whom they please, and on whatever terms are mu tually agreed upon between employee and employer and without interference or discrimination upon the part of others. "We hereby express our purpose to support these fundamental principles of American plan of employment by the maintenance of the open shop. "We urge upon our members to se cure by discussion and education the active support of workers, merchants, bankers and professional men and all other elements of their prospective communities in favor of American Ideals and the open shop." Only a few days previously an at torney for the International Associa tion of Machinists presented to the in terstate commerce commission a peti tion charging that the larger railroad companies have united in an open shop movement designed to disrupt unionism, and that they are this year "milking the United States treasury to the tune of $750,000,000 through their car repair manipulation." The compa nies, it Is asserted, are closing their repair shops and giving the work to outside concerns which charge exorbi tant rates, and in this way more than 30,000 workers have been thrown out of employment. According to the ma chinists, this drive on railroad shop workers is only one phase of a capi talistic "open shop" movement devel oping throughout the country, which has for "its real object" disruption of "all legitimate labor organizations and trade union agreements." Closely connected with the question of labor Is that of immigration and its restriction. The forces of organized labor have been in favor of the John son bill, which would stop all Immigra tion for one year, and so have many other elements of the population, but late dispatches from Washington indi cate that the bill Is to be sidetracked by the senate committee and nothing done until the senators can formulate a permanent policy on immigration. In this they are yielding to the opinion of representatives of certain classes of employers. Including ' the rallroád. steel and coal people, who told the committee that the threatened "flood if, immigrants from Europe" Is a myth, and that there is no emergency warranting the passage of the Johnson measure. Secretary Frank Morrison of the American Federation of Labor told the committee that the federation's de mand was for straight-out protection from alien labor for a period of two years. He said that reports Just re ceived from labor officials in 141 cities showed the total number of unem ployed In these places to be 1,819,372, and said he would not "dare estimate what the total of all cities would show." Figures were submitted by Mr. Mor rison showing the unemployed in Greater New York to be 300,000; De troit, 150,000; Philadelphia, 235,000; Chicago, 200,000; Cleveland, 118,000; St Louis, 40,000; Boston, 50,000; Mil waukee, 40,000; San Francisco, 15,000; Seattle, 9,000, and Pittsburgh, 20,000. In contrast to this, he showed, the net immigration, at present rates, would be 784,000 a year. Avnwprllv In nrdpr tn kp fin ex- ample of economy and democratic simplicity, Mr. Harding last week caused to be canceled all the arrange ments for an elaborate ceremony on the occasion of his Inauguration March 4. At his request the citizens' commit tee called oft the celebration It had planned and also the ball, and the joint congressional committee agreed that there shall be nothing doing ex cept the administration of the oath to the President-elect and the delivery of his address, probably from the east porch of the capítol. This course nat urally has peeved the business men and hotel keepers of Washington, but everyone else in the country heartily commends it. Mr. Harding's conferences with prominent men are about over. Very soon he will leave Marion for Florida, where he will write his inaugural and presumably finish making up his mind as to his cabinet. Concerning the lat ter, It was Interesting If not pleasant to read last week that the hyphenated German-Americans, newly organized into a league, were virtually to ask Mr. Harding to give a place in the cabinet to a German-American. A committee was selected to carry to Marion a list pf men from which the President-elect might make a choice. The avowed desire of the new league to create an era of good feeling at home and abroad would meet with greater sympathy if it did not insist on the "German," and if it were not for the fact that one of its leaders is George Sylvester Vlereck, editor of a magazine that was formerly the Fa therland and notorious Tor his pro German activities during the war. General Crowder is helping Cuba to get out of her political and finan cial tangle and the prospect Is now that he will succeed. First he has tak en up the matter of the recent pres idential elections, recommending that the thousands of charges of fraud be cleared up speedily by grouping them and -deciding representative cases. Then he will undertake to arrange the Island's money troubles. The Cu ban senate already has passed a meas ure for the extension of the mora torium for four months on, a modified basis, a plan approved by President Menocal and probably by General Crowder. The Cubans are strongly opposed to the plan of the American bankers for taking over their finan cial Institutions, which were (collaps ing. They said the bankers asked too high a rate of interest and too long a period for the loan offered. It is said the situation is unpleasantly com plicated by the activity of our acting secretary of state, Norman H. Davis, who is reputed to have made a for tune in Havana under the regime of Gomez, one of the claimants to the presidency. Discord between the British and French over the question of German reparations is further revealed by the downfall of the Leygues ministry in Paris. A large majority of the cham ber of deputies fell In with the pop ular belief that Premier Leygues and blM colleagues were too much under the Influence of the British cabinet, which wishes that a reparations total be named far below what the French people have been led to expect. Be cause Leygues refused to outline his foreign policy before the meeting with Lloyd George, which was set for this week, the chamber declined to give him a vote of confidence and he and his fellows resigned. It was said in Paris the adverse vote was due partly to the action of the American govern ment In withdrawing from the coun cil of ambassadors, many deputies re garding this as showing America's lack of confidence in the French gov ernment. Tchitcherin, foreign minister of sov iet Russia, has defied the League of Nations to send an international army to the plebiscite region of Lith uanla, and In a note to the Polish gov- ernment has warned the allies that the soviet armies will attack any such force. He asserts the Vllna affair Is not of concern to Poland and Lithu ania alone, but that Russia also Is vitally interested. The Germans are tremendously ex cited- concerning another proposed plebiscite, that In the coal region of Silesia, for they have convinced them selves that Poland is planning to seize that territory before the vote Is held. 1 It is said In Berlin that an army of 175,000 Poles has been con centrated near the Silesian bordtor and at Posen for this purpose. The Poles certainly are getting ready for action, and are reorganizing their arm ies along French Unes, but ostensibly they are preparing to meet the ex pected offensive of the Reds. Mustapha Kemal Pasha has admin istered a severe blow to the Greeks In Asia Minor. Concentrating heavy forces secretly, he made a surprise attack on the Smyrna front, breaking through the Greek lines in three places and so threatening an encirclement that the Greeks ' were forced to retire to ward the coast. The Turks captured several towns as well as many pris oners, . and It looks as If they might bote the Greeks up in Smyrna. King Constantino thinks the French are carrying on a campaign to force the revision of the treaty of Sevres and to compel the Greeks to get out of the Smyrna region and it Is like ly he is correct in his belief. He an nounced last week that he would not abdicate even if the allied ' nations should refuse 'to recognize him as the ruler of Greece. Austria's distressful condition la growing worse dally, If that is possi ble. A few days ago It was reported thai the government had notified the allied nations that It was ready to quit and turn over the country to the League of Nations to manage. The eco nomic and political situation there seems hopeless. Nearly everyone has quit work, and a general strike has been ordered to begin Thursday of this week. Workmen declare they will remain idle until profiteering ceases, and demand that the deduc tion of the Income tax from their pay envelopes stop until the capital levy law is put In force. The government has made drastic regulations against profiteering, but ; these often are dis regarded and extortionate prices are asked for all commodities not under government control. The communists, of course, are ready to take advantage of the situation and start more trou ble. The treaty of Chicago, the pact which brings peace to the warring fac tions In baseball, was adopted and signed last week, and Judge Landls is now the supreme ruler of the na tional game. The magnates of the va rious leagues agreed to give him full power when they Incorporated in the document a clause reading thus: "In case conduct detrimental to baseball Is charged, alleged or sus pected, the commissioner (Landls) shall have jurisdiction to investi gate' and determine the facts; upon such determination he may take such preventive, remedial or punitive action as he deems appropriate, against any party hereto, any minor league club connected with the National associa tion, or any Individual, as the case may be." RUSSIA NOT SEEKING WAR Soviet Government, However, Is De termined on the Creation of a "Smaller and Stronger Army." Moscow. Reports in Europe that soviet Russia is planning to go to war against Roumania in the spring were refuted by officials of theovlet gov ernment. 1 It was stated at the . foreign office that word is now being awaited from Bucharest as to' the time and place for the opening of peace negotiations. According to this statement Russia is prepared to enter Into a peace agreement with Roumania if a satis factory agreement can be reached. At the war office it was said part of the Red army is being demobilized. For purposes, of demobilization It has been nectary to carry out extensive -troop movements. The transportation of these troops may have given rise to reports in general circulation, that the Russian army was mobilizing for an attack on Roumania when spring makes movements of troops possible. ' Leon Trotzky, people's commissar for war, announced it is the Intention of the soviet to make the Russian army "smaller but stronger." All pos sible units will be restored to private life, but the men who are kept under arms will be subject to intensive train ing and stern discipline. The plan of the soviet is to main tain one of the finest standing armies in Europe, an army comparable In strength and discipline to Germany's before the war. (Western Newspaper L'nion .News Surrice.) (For Week Ended Jan. 19, 1921.) Hay and Feed. Eastern hay markets very weak be cause of poor demand. Receipts light. i-rices BliKlitly lower. Western mar kets down Í1 to 2 on all kinds. Prai rie receipts heavy and in excess of de mand at all markets. Good grades o: timothy and alfalfa in fair local de mand. Shipping- orders limited. Quoted iso. l Timothy new jcork, ii-t.Zb t'rniaaelpriia. i; jnicago, f24; Cincin nati, $25.50; Minneapolis. 20. No. 1 Al faifa Memphis, S30; Omaha. $20: Kan sas City, $24. No. 1 Prairie Omaha, $13.50; Kansas City, $13; Minneapolis, $15. Feed market shows few chantres. Wheat feeds dull. Hominy feed weak, $2 lower than last week. Cottonseed meal advanced about $4 from its recen low price. Gluten feed offerings more liberal at -slightly easier prices. L,in seed meal in light demand and quoted unchanged. Demand generally is very light; movement excellent. Stocks in consuming sections ample: receipts good. A better demand for alfalfa meal is noticeable as mixed feed manufac turers are booking more business. Brewers' grains quoted about $8 per ton lower than last week in Milwau kee. Quoted bran, $26; middlings, $23 flour middJmgs. $Zs, Minneapolis: lin seed meal, $40, Buffalo and Toledo, $39 Minneapolis; gluten feed, $48 Chicago dried brewers grains, idb.bu Milwau kee: rye middlings, $33.60 northeastern markets; 36 per cent cottonseed meal, $30 Memphis. $38.50 northeastern mar kets; white hominy feed, 428 St. Louis, $36.50 New York: No. 1 alfalfa meal, $24.50 St. Louis; beet pulp $41 Boston. Lire Stock and Meats. With the exception of hogs, Chicago livestock prices showed material de clines for the week. - Heavy fat lambs broke $2.25 per 100 lbs., handy weight lambs $1.10. Fat ewes down 60c; year lings 75c to $1. Beef steers declined 40c to $1.15. better grades losing most. Butcher cattle down 60c. Feeder steers advanced 25c: hogs advance an aver age of 50c to 76c per 100 lbs.' Jan. 19th Chicago prices: Hogs, bulk of sales, $9.65 to $10; medium and good beef steers. $8 to $10.15: butcher cows ana heifers, $4.60 to $9.50; feeder steers. $7 to $9.25: light and medium weight veal calves, $10 to $12; fat lambs, $8.50 to $11; reeding lambs, , $8.26 to 110.25 yearlings, $7.76 to $9; fat ewes, $3.75 to $5.75. . . Eastern wholesale fresh meat mar kets weak to lower. Veal and pork de clined $1 to $3 per 100 lbs. Beef, lamb and mutton weak to $1 lower. Jan. 19th prices good grade meats: Beef, $16.50 to $18: veal. $22 to $24: lambs, $24 to $27; mutton. $13 to $16: light pork loins, $23 to $26; heavy loins, $18 to $22. Dairy Products. Weakness developed in butter mar kets early in week: markets now un settled. Prices. 92 score: Chicago. 46c New York, 51M-c; Philadelphia and Boston. 62c Heavy imports which have arrived and others that are due to arrive have been a factor contribuí ing to weakness. On New York market vanish. Argentina and New Zealand butter being offered as well as early arrivals of fresh- from California where season is opening. Cheese markets in general main tained firm tone during the week, but at present there is tendency toward dullness, especially at Wisconsin prim ary markets. A weak tone is noted on some styles. Prices are slightly higher than a week ago on account higher costs at factories. Export orders ag gregating several thousand boxes skims and Canadian Cheddars recently handled at New York for English buy ers. Wisconsin primary markets prices: Twins. 24c: Daisies. 25 Double Daisies. 24c Young Americas 27í4c; Longhorns, 27c; Square Prints, Z6Í4C. rain. On the opening day of the week's grain trading Chicago March wheat sold at $1.84 the mgrnest price reached in some months; prices then began to fall and by the close on the 19th Chicago March wheat had dropped 12c. Sentiment generally Bearish. Min neapolis reports dull flour demand. On break in prices on the 19th export de mand appearea ana swiizeriana repon ed to have Durchased more than 1.000. 000 bushels wheat. Corn movement hftflvv with slower export demand, and on the 19th cash corn sold at a new low on the crop. In Chicago cash mar ket No. 2 Red winter wheat 17c to zzc over March: No. 3 Hard, 5c to 6á over: new No. S mixed corn. 6c under May; Yellow, 7c to nc unaer. jror the week Chicago March wheat lost 9c at $1.72 9: May corn 6c at 6le. Minneapolis March wheat down 13c at $1.65 "4; Kansas city March 9c at $1.S; Winnipeg March 9c at $1.91. Chicago May wheat DENTKR QUOTATIONS. Live Stock. CATTLE Most traders on this market attended the auction sale of feeding cattle. which left the osen market with little indica tions of life. Supplies on the open market were extremely light ano in cluded little desirable stock. Few beef and butcher cattle were of fered. Most oackers filled their de mand for this class during the earlier cart of the week. Good beef steers would proDaDiy Dnng up io . wniie something choice would sell up to $9.25, Fair to medium fat steers were Quoted at $8 to $8.26: $7 to $8.25. depending on weight and quality. Reef rows were auoted UD to SR. SO for the best stock. Good rat cows and heifers would bring $5 to $s.75. cows have been Dlentiful throughout the week. A top price oi t.aa was reacnea on one load of cows. Feeders and stockers showed little change. Price on this class of stock are slightly higher man a ween ago. Best feeding steers are quoted up to $7.75. with good stocK around $7. HOGS The opening market on this division showed price cuts ranging from 26c to 40c. Later Duyers became more bearish and the late market was fully 60c under quotations. One load of choice "' light hora brought a top of $9.75 on the early market. These hogs went to little butchers. Bulk of the offerings sold largely from $8.90 to $9.26. No Digs were offered. Inauirv for good Pigs was strong and liberal sup plies could undoubtedly be cleared at almost steady prices. Best stock pigs would probably Bring is.bo to $1.75. with butcher stock at $9.26 to $ 60 for bsst kinds. Medium grades or sin were quotable at $9 and down. SHEEP A fair demand was report ed here. Supplies were liberal, but trading was somewhat slow to get un der way. Little change was shown Is most quotations. Two carloads of heavy fat lambs. averaging about 109 pounds, sold at $1 freight paid on the early market. Choice handy weight fat lambs would probably bring up ta $9.50 and possibly $9.78. A fair sprinkling oi good reeding lambs was Included in the offering. Best feeding lambs were quoted up to $9. SO. with good stock at $8.75 to $9.25. One carload ot good rat ewes sold at $4.60. freight paid. This kind of stock was In good demand. EGGS Fresh eggs took a slump of 3e ozen on the local egg market when. quotations for first grade fresh eggs were given at 65 cents a dozen. Sup plies were liberal but the demand was somewhat lighter than during the fore part of the week. Shippers' prices held steady. BUTTER First grade creamerv stock was quoted at 50c a pound with, second grade butter at 44c a pound. Packing butter met with a draggy trade at 19c a pound. Shippers re ceived 47c direct and 40c stations for their butterfat products. POULTRY Fair supplies and a strong demand were reported on the poultry market. Hens were quoted at 17c; springs, 38c to 40c; broilers. 62c to 55c; roosters. 25c; turkeys, 68c to 60c: ducks, 40c to 45c; geese, 45c. VEGETABLES A similar condition was noted on the vegetable market. Fair supplies and a good demond pre vailed. Potatoes were In heavy supply tnd met with a slow sale at $1.50 to $2 per-ewt. Cabbage was quoted at $1.25 to $1.S5 a hundredweight; carrots, 90c; lettuce, 75c: onions, $1; turnips, $1; parsnips, $2.25. when you want that next job of Printing You will get first-class work, and you will get . -it when promised, for having work done when promised is one of the rules of this office. If you prefer, send the order by mail or bring it to the office in person. Let Ua Show You What Wo Can Do LiMimiiiiumumiuuittjmiuiiawBuu&iu Want Something? Advertise for it in these columns We Are Always Ready to serve vou with good printing. No matter what the nature of the job may be we are ready to do it at a price that will bei Satisfactory nPHE FJer chants who advertise in this paper win give yoa best values for your money. TradingCompany WHOLESALE GROCERIES HARDWARE . . . .. 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