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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR TfiK She Xetbbriboe alberta v DAILY'AND WEIKLY ino Pubilthtrt TUB LETH1RIOGE HtRALO PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED tit Ml ?auth, W. A. Bjchinll t and Managicj Director BuiinOBS Manaftr from production by unjust taxation which ruskes it more profitable to keep land idle than to use- it. and which flues nieu in proportion a? the? do produce, or euiploy men to The annual rental value of the laud tvfhich valuo is u cym- i ntuattv produced with, our remaining natural i-esourve-1. Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What State is known as opened this morning altar the Easte holidays during-.which the" teachers at-; tended the provincial convention at Calgary. They all report an enjoyable and well AH .the, town is, extended to Jim e of our, old bo; wa.s stricken with paralysis on' Sunday to we uow it can be applied to citiea [morning. It is only a partial1 st such BB 'Lethbridge. The taxing of land values with the arguments produced by the Tax Re-: form League have the merit of being extremely plausible. The considera- tion of it as a practical policy Is an- other question. The scheme would, no doubt, work well In the case of cities previous, to their planning or lo.-ming. [the left sioo being affected and it-is o be hoped.that he recovers soorr. ;_ To meet the great the day lagrath 1s doing her bit.' During the week sons hav? to he following: 'AVm. -Murray, lire, Chris. .Hsrker, JMrs. Andreiv Pet' irson, Mrs. Leland Harrison, 'P. D, Clarke and Mrs. N. S. Forayth. As a surprise to their many friendi Frank HHler and Martha Parkinson were quietly married last Triwk. Sup- -the price, it is easily seen, thai one ot the quickest waya to de- the cost of living is to repeal ail upon things made by 1n- dmtiy. 5rd. Our public debt is over There is one phase of Single Tax which merits consideration. This is that In cities, such as Vancouver, where 'it had 'beoa'tried out'It has been abandoned. It may ol courea be urged that thla tas was not applied in the proper way. But the lact re- mains lhat in this particular case it tins tried out and found In regard to the statement in the letter Jsauet! by the Tax Reform gue that land with buildings on it ii assessed at a., heavier rate than the land contiguous to it, the practice dooi some, but Ine feed situation' Ia atlll a very serious problem.. It is pretty hard to Htlmate Ihe etock. dur- ing the past mqaUi, but ID; of the scarcity 'of feed the 'cattlemen feel that-they emerged surprisingly' well. >yhlle the situation is not at all rosy It could be worse as still a large number of ,cattle in f the south country, which .w'itji the. stuff that will' ho shipped In, to .form the' foundation of depleted hy[ forced 'sales durlpg.thc last eight month's.., Mr. Anderson, the. government seed grain agent, hag In. town.for several days receiving applications and issuing ordera.ior There! was-quite J-a. rueh for -Ilia.: seed certi- Tbis.'irovarameni will assist many were hit hard last year very..materially. It will undoubledly ihcreatp the acreage to wheat- Nothing has been done vet 6n the but all gone and Five raetnbers of a family of eeve; within a week, from lirfluonza a Piereoh, Han., recently. The fathe Adam Holley, after serving one year 3f a sentoaco ot four years In King- ston PeJittentlpry'on a charge of arson, has.been found by a second jury. In connection with a civil action, not the crime, Jacques Brothers, residing In the tlondyke, 200 miles northwest ot White wintered. SO colts and ISO horses out ot doors all winter. There are large peaviue ranges in the district providing extensive areas of grazing for horses. Your Children DESERVE A MASON RISCH On a "cheap" plauo they will never leurn or play perfectly. You'll be surprised how we ask [or the Mason Riscb, lasts lifetime. Easy terjni of .payment und "Factory to Home" prices. Style' Catalogue' FrM. at A COMMON COMPLAINT WITH SHOES Co rav feet-hurt n'llsr I liavo worn a pair ot-shoes about a They wcro perfectly when I them. knovv why and can correct the trouble. This goes with' service arid U'not an extra cost in your lootwear. bill. Why not have, this service? Buy your shoss froni us and get satisfaction in your tootwear. Our shoes have tjnnlity, "style 'and all other features .which go to.give genuine satlsfaclioh: They are bought with toot -comlorl, service and the feature of foot correction Bin-ays In view. ASK TO BE FITTED SHOES FOR AliL-AOES W. X NELSON CO. SHERLOCK BUILDING I and the interest.required, i pensions and other Gov> sramcut wpendirure necessitates, a revenue of about this to be raised without in omeinc: tie already intolerable bur- o decided Spring in delaying Us welcoine is ividently of the tellef lhat it wif make Its welcome warmer. The advice of Mr. Ivilly that insur ancc should rover the advanced vi of buildings is an eminenUy biiFin ke one. According to some the Itoanl o Commerce appear- its and coroner's jury. to have outlive Is ready for th i by The touch of spring has wakened peratlons to a great-extent. H is ate and just as soon as possible farm- ng will be on as'during no other eaeon. The great amount of mois- ure has brought to life that old faith n Sunny Southern and this ia to ho he "next when a rich reward be harvested. the earth is drying "rapidly. The early part ot next week ebouid'aee- farming operations i It now" appears quite .certain that the Raymond will pro- ce'ed'Cwilh their. JlS.pOO pavluj pro; gram. Tho bill amending the act. re- specting tie powera of "Ihe town ol Raymond ivas pasead. Just prior to the adjournment of Uie leg- Ishiture. This gives the. municipality boirowlBg to Uie anount ol J90.000 for civic .improvements in- cluding sidewalks. This removes one stumbling-block. At a recent meeting o! citizens call- ed primarily for the purpose of dis cussing the rAving.achemo the pro- posal was heartily '-endorsed. Only one vote was cast against proceeding the improvement. A vote .was taken on the motion to prepare and circulate the required petition, pre pare and odvertlie the bylaw ind at tend to other prellmlnarr details with out delay. Then at, the most oppor tune moment the bonds could be floated. The feeling at the meeting was lha If possible the issue should be sold at home. The" example of the Do- minion government.was.a. good one (Continued from Front Page) to follow, it D. W Powellson brought ifdnvard. a nimple and unique scheme of financing the loving. He mgEested that holders of Victors' bonda exchange them for municipal bonds at perhaps a little batter interest. Tbls plan met with some approval. However, it is probable that this fall will ate the eldewalks laid. A pork packing plant In announces that it has cleci-Jed to five up business to pnvc what money It nou" hR9. In other worrlp lo save ifs bacon. A memorial scroll for the kin of every Canadian tolilier killed in the v.ar. nr who may tlif! wi'-liin ihe next >onr frtmi ;B8 opposed to tha passing of the re- solution on the grotmds that it would ihut out competition and ha felt that Ihe members of ihe district would not Ike the board acceptlnu such a price f more could be obtained. Trntice George Chew maintained Ural this resolution promisedib bring the sale of bonds to a head in a hurry and he expressed the opinion that more money could not be obtain- ed through other channels. He did not agree with the contention of Mr. Crofts that the giving of a thirty-day option would set the project back some time, in event that Mr. Roberts should not be able to dispose of the bonds Ht the above figure. Mr. Shepherd Oppcwed In audition to the vigorous opposi- tion to the option resolution by Chair- man Crofts, who parried lor delay find ,an opportunity to discuss the matter (with a meeting ol the formers of the Iji-thbrMgo Northern district, H. .1. Shepherd, solicitor for the district. strongly advised against granting the optfcn and pieadcd for at least a wcieX'n rlslay hcfore taking final action. He declared hla belief as solicitor for the illntrlri: lhat the 'truRle'c Aboard was making a had mistake' 'lo pass any ''You arc plittlng throiiK'n something' that has Wn pro- lo you by a solicitor for a con- struction are doing It Is the first lime such a proposition has come before the district and you should take more time to consider. You may bo starling a discussion which may kill the bylaw and lie up Irrigation progress In Southern Al- berta lor five Trustee Chcrw then stated that thin linn was the only firm of confraolors he had been able to Interest In the project to such an extent that they would accept the contract without a government guarantee. Trusleo followed with a statement to the ef- fect lhat Jlr. Itoherta had declared to him that tie (Roberts) wss acting lor what he could gel out ol It. Truntco Lever moved .the resolution and Trustee Chew seconded it. Chair- man Crotts voted against Its adop- Hon. T. M. Tlufl. of the Huff Investment Company vafl present to explain a Idler he had forwarded-.lo Ctmlrraan Croft. Tbo letter pointed out that bond holme be WM in touch with bad Investigated the district and looked favorably on the bonds. Will Publish Verbatim Report So great is the Interest In (ho pto- ceedinga of the meeting above out- lined (hat tho Herald Is Arranging lo secure a transcript stenogra phlt: report of the proceedings iakcn at the Instance nf the trustee board The flavor lasts- the etectricafly- seaied package brings WRIGLEYS to you with all its goodness perfectly preserved Sealed Kept Right aWn to Ills swvicc during Iho war. is I ;ho Bnd this will bo, published In full at honor loaor is due.' yroblcnt you havO hafl to consider yat, tile earliest poaBlblc dule. fieres to teeth, digestion! ;