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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIBGE DAILY HERALD r ...-L-. TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 1920 ALBERTA, THE HERALB'S PAGE OF LIVE LOCAL. .NEWS; To Piit Street Gars in Barn Would Cost Year .Commissioner Freeman Gives Figures on Operation Costs .Which Would Indicate That Little Can Be Gained by Suspending Operation and Selling Equipment. No queslion in municipal politics for a long dme has stirred up the same Amount of Interest generally as lias the hint'of a -possibility tlfat the strict cars might have to to put 'in' Ihe barns. With a ten cent likely in Montreal, and with much higherjfare-3 in' e-ffoct iu other cities of Canada the straight flvo cent fare here, thero are many who believe tha't au lncrpas_B In fares is ly cou- FINANCIAL STATEMENT OP STBBEfT IlAtlAVAY OPERATING, COVERING THH 1916, 1817, 1318. ditions and that, alter a short time, Ihe public would come to increase and there would be little or ho off in Ihe number of. senders. 1 liatepayera-are very anxious .to'oh- lain full 'int financial condition of the. etreet jailivay and to afford this the Herald has secured tho following statement ffora Commissioner O me 1917 ISIS 131S 1320 .1...: pd.41C.lS (Kit.) J3.S64.72 5S.C21.5H 59.00- Ef CO 2S.SG7.40 33.371.UO K the cars arb simply put in the haras the fixed charges would etil( have ,io lie paid unpually amount- ing to If the eciuipnient IB lorn up and sold, it fe estimated that 11 will bring about thereby reducing the an- nual fixed charges by f leav- nn balance still to pay of and a loss of iii taxes. following are matters for con- sideration: (I) Tint all property depending on iho Street Hallway service will he affected and the taxable value reduc- ed. (2) 'That tho advertising effect .will that Vour clly is retrograding. (3) Business men will ihe ef- fect of their business and tho nubile, especially depending on this means of transportation, will bo great- ly dnconvonieuced. (-1) In vith- special Inspecting engineer and assist- inlthc {oW. Ag sooil as reorganiza. ant during which timer ho bad ,jou of ibo union iu these mines in complete it IP'understood that new agreement between Hie opera- sr.a miners of District No.' ).S- irill charge of many of tiie su'rveyS upon which Irrigation districts In' Southern Albertd aro now being formed. A lit- tlo over a year ago he caino'to t-elh- hridgo to take charge bt. the Lcth bridge project ot the Canadian Pacific Hallway irrigation 'department in which position he has had distinct suc- cess. Under his guidance the Leth- bridge Rotary. Club foresees a year ot activity In all Its ramifications. be negotiated will be increi with tho wage: inous coal miners in Slates. d and the wage' s'calcl ased to put it on a'part cs now being paid hituniT' Ihe Roht. Whitelaw, Woodstock, pioneer manufacturer, died at the age of OJ; TORONTO, April compara quiet May Day is looked for In Toronto.' Protesis .against the con- tinued imprisonment of .the- Winnipeg i strike leaders will he made at labor gatherings here and Alderman Heaps and T. W. Dunn, who participated in the Winnipeg strike, will speak in Toronto on Hay Day. day, thor: possibilities'of a this spring, and-expressed thQ opinion that if the district frost for the remainder of the' spring.'ai plague Is almost sure. Conditions ed. far-this spring have Weal for the germination of the hoppers. Ijst spring the with hoppers from Lcthbridge to the southwest corner of the Mr.; Strickland owing to the lack of crop the fanners did not pay much attention to them. The result fias been, Mr. Strickland said, the placing of a large number of eggs" in the ground and It is quite likely large'halch will result. Tho poison being purchased by the provincial gbvenmient consists, of Paris green, braii and molasses. An educational campaign, on this subject will be carried onM it is.fojind Uinl iho grass hoppers come (jut in large innnbers. STECHER THROWS RUSSIAN SEEDING DATES IN SASKATCHEWAN FLOUR ADVANCES IN MINNEAPOLIS April .'Flour advanced oOc to. a barrel 'In0 carload lots at the market here todny, marking the single rjEe this fj' year end'thb' '-highest, price