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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta GUELPH MAY BECOME CITY WITHOUT TAXES City Owns Street Railway Light and Heat Plant And Railway Leased to Q. P. R. Death is still sure, but taxes are not nearly so certain in Guelph as they used to" he. This is an age of wireless telegrams, horseless carri- ages and smokeless powder. Why r.ot a taxless city? Guelph citizsns are asking. The city owns its own, .street lail- way, the light and heat plant, the waterworks, and a small railroad call ed the Guelph Junction, which has been leased to the Canadian Pacific, and forms an important link in the dragnet of lines the latter has stretch mg across Ontario. A-U these invest- ments are paying large surpluses year by year, and taxes are falling regu- larly. The rate has already reached 14i- mills, the lowest of any 'city in Canada. Further Reduction When the tax rate was set last year it was believed that low water mark had been reached. This year it is announced, however, that if the civic administrators ''grind exceeding ly small" a further reduction- of sev- eral mills will be possible. This will make the rate a little more than half what it is in. other Canadian cities of the same size. But this gradual cutting down ,of the tax rate is only a beginning. It is -boldly proclaimed that if Guelph keeps straight ahead on her munici- pal ownership programme the time will come .when there will he no tax rate at all. "I HONESTLY BELIEVE (FBUIT-A-TIVES' The Greatest Cure For Rheumatism In The World" Pally Herald.Saturday, August HORSE But Pays No Attention to Orders English. in Spokane, Wash., Aug. H. r, a market gardener at Greenacres in the Spokane valley a few miles east of Spokane, is in a peck of trouble over buying a horse that was raised and broken to harness toy Wong Yet a neighboring: tiller of the soil He paid forty five dollars for the animal which he admits is sound and well trained; ,but, he adds tearfully, he has worn his patience and three whips to a frazzle in attempts to make the USE PUBLICITY AGAINST FRAUD the three year old colt understand meaning of "Gidap" and "Whoa." At first Kinter believed the horse was balky, hut Wong clambered ov- er the fence and spoke a few words in Chinese and the.animal started for town with a wagon load of 'berries and melons; Arriving at the city market Kinter yelled "Whoa" until his voice gave out, but the horse kept on and did not stop till it reached the blind end of an alley. Kinter has made' overtures to Wong to accept the horse and return the money, Dut the China- man refuses, saying he did not guar- antee the colt to be a linguist. Kinter has asked the police to adjudicate the matter. Advice Of a Judge ir Spokane -In Dealing With Divorces THE C OF OFFICB, TORONTO will show in what- an important line the civic system forms a link. Per Annum At one end'is Goderich, a harbor town on -Lake Huron, the most con- venient terminus for lake steamers from the west. Goderich to-day is diverting a large share of the lake trade and is believed to be only on the. threshold of its career as a grain shipping port. Steamers bearing the feolden grain from the wheat fields of The grain is 'then shipped east and travels perforce over the Guelph and Goderich and Guelph Junction able, itma7 te regarded extravagant hred of temporary success, but therei predict- the day of no taxes will come. Hard business men ivho take a prominent part in the affairs of the city have set it before them as an objective point. The greatest source of revenue is "the Canadian Pacific road and the city collects toll on everything that passes over. A glance at the map Then there is the light and heat department, which manufactures both gas and electric light. It vearly turns over a neat profit, welfup in the thousands, despite the handicap of expensive power. Street Railroad Profits The street railway hands Over to the civic coffers a neat sum every year. The redemption of the trolley system has been the' most distinct victory for public ownership that Guelph has yet scored. by an ambitious citizen, it proved a costly experiment. Guelph, with its popu- lation of only did not seem large enough to support street cars. The road owner, who had expected the road to be a bonanza, discovered it was a white elephant. A fortune was sunk in it. I Then the city took over the road and put it under the control of a radial board. Operating expenses were put on a basis of economic effi- ciency and the receipts were care- fully nursed by the establishment of pleasure parks outside the city and the opening of a rink in winter time. Year thy year the road was pulled out of the 'hole, until finally a surplus was declared. This surplus grows larger every year, and the board now talks of building new lines in the city. Before many months the build- of a radial line to Puslinch lake, resort nine miles from the "ity, will be York Herald U. S. AND MEXICO AGREE. El Paso, Tex., Aug. o.-The joint meeting of the United States and Mex lean boundary commissioners has just ended its session here. The owner- ship of the island created by the shift ing current of -the Rio Grande was ad justed. This is the third general justment since, the treaty that ended the -Mexican: war. Spokane, Wash., Aug. o.-Publicitj a- a precaution against fraud, in ac toons for divorce is advocated hv pre siding Judge J. D. Hinkle of the Su Penor Court of Spokane countv who announces that the rule, permitting 30 days to elapse between the filing of the suit and the trial of the case un- doubtedly will he adopted ftv the -J i in Spokane county, going into on November 1. Judge Hinkle, who has studied the for years, also advocates reforms in requirements and procedure in divorce cases not on-' ly m this county, -but all over the country. Six months or a year .between the time of separation and filing of com-! Plaint in actions on grounds of crueltv and nonsupport: Two years' residence in the stat to enable a former non-resident to sue for divorce. 'Interlocutory decree of divorce not to be 1. WiXKER, President lAIHD, (jeneril Manne Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, Brandies throughout Capada. and in the United States and COUNTRY BUSINESS busiMS, notes BANKING BY MAIL way with equal facility. Accounts may be opened by mail monies deposited or withdrawn in thif Lethbridge Branch-------C .G. L Noiirse, fflgr. AUTO PRESS CO. FINED. Toronto, Aug. the result of information laid by the Toronto Sat- urday -Night, the Auto Press Co. were prosecuted in the .police court this morning, on charges of failing to com- ply with the .Ontario Company Act Evidence was .given showing that on fifteen .points the prospectus fail- ed to comply with the requirements of the act. They were fined ?100. Back means disordered Kidneys, the sooner you have the Kidneys and Bladder In a perfectly healthy condition, the'sooner you will enjoy life. As -far as we know on- ly one remedy ithat is" guaranteed to you, and that is PIG PIKLS. If they don't make you a strong, heal- thy person in two weeks, your money final until six months or after the trial of the case Requirement that parties may not remarry within a year of the granting of the divorce. "The requirement now is that a suit ,be filed at least five days before the Jmjge Hinkle said. "It used to ibe that a case would be start- td one day and rushed to trial on the next Publicity was dodged, and of- ten a year, would pass .before relatives or friends 'knew that a couple had been legally separated. "The system followed in several states of granting an interlocutory de- cree at the time of the trial, which OF CAN4DA ESTABLISHED .1845 Total Assets Oct 30, 1909 Over Within Ten Years you are sure, at some time, to either want or need af ew hundred dollars in cash. If things go wrong you'll need if they go want it to you want t to take advantage of some of the financial opportunities tiat come your -way. Could you lay your hand on a few hundred to-day? The surest way to prepare for that or want {a to open a Savings Account at once in this Bank, and to add to it as often and as regularly as you can. We will add Interest at highest current rates. Savings Department at every Branch. Main Office cor. Round Redpath 8ti G. R. TINNING Bub-Office Westminster Rd., N. Ward Man Stirling A. H. Roach, Acting Manager R. W. BailHe, Manager. -does not 'become final except through the act of the petitioner, six. months or a year later, would also -be an ad- vantage. Many reconciliations might tafce .place under conditions, -which are now prevented hy the div- orce becoming final immediately after it is granted.-" leadin: I- 0. O. F. HALL AT CALGARY. Calgary, Aug. excavation for the foundation of the new -AN'T FURNISH SPECIAL TRAINS TO CATHOLICS. Bilbao, .Spain, Aug. the government has ordered the .railway ornpanies not to .famish special trains for the -proposed- demonstra- grasp, men are guarding.nighth tion at .San Sebastian on Sunday, the Catholic adherents are already com- mencing to leave for the summer cap- ital on the ordinary trains. Feeling in the city runs high. The committee which is organizing the of protest to the King against the in- terference of the authorities -with the manifestations, and also issued a state ment urging their followers individ- ually to telegraph similar measures to King Alfonso. A telegram of sympa- 000 T n n T? v MJ- a R at the corner thy was also sent to .the Pope 01 oixtn avenue and Centre street, Sas been commenced. The erection of .the building itself will fee carried on refunded. 25c a'-box at all Canied ng stores, permits during the BELIEVE PILE OF GOLD IS IN LAKE ERIE. Detroit, Mich., Aug. is believed (be the wreck of the steamer. Atlantic, off 'Long Point in Lake Erie. The Atlantic was sunk, in in 1852 -by the steamer Ogdensourg; and'ISO lives -were lost Many were drowned in their berths. The wreck' lies in 158 feet of water. In the hold- it is (believed divers will find two safes containing in gold. The wreck of the .Atlantic -was intact No skeletons wsrs fctmej; in tiie; superficial ation. TWO KILLED ON STEAMER BY STEAM PIPE EXPLOSION Boston; Aug. persons were Wiled and several injured V the' ex- plosion of a steam pipe on .board the fishing excursion steamer Satellite, as he was -proceeding down the harbor to-day. The dead are two firervrcsy-. There was no panic among the pas- sengers. they have a treasure in their CT JU SOME OF THE THINGS YOU WILL FIND AT KEDCLIFF Western Canada's Industrial Centre For the man who Is looking for Some- thing Better and Destined to be BRlCK-The finest and largest bricic yard in Canada makingVproduct" unequalled on the American continent COAL-One of -'the best coal mines in Canada' with a capacitv at the Present time of 200 tons per day. By Sept. 1st will be prepared to ship 500 tons per day. FLOUR-A flour mill, now building, with a capacity of 200 barrels per day. An independent elevator with a capacity of bushels. A thoroughly equipped up-to-date feed mill. IV1ACHINERY-A large machinery factory making Bolton shingle and lath and other saw mill machinery. SASH AND DOORS-A sash and door factory equipped for evemhin- in finishing wood materials. in A modern foundry. First-class blaoksmitli shop. Lime kilns making a high -class product. "011' the farmi in Sunny Southern NATURAL GAS-A gas well with a capacity of cubic feet Which increase this in complete SOME OF THE THINGS YOU WILL FIND AT REDCLIFF HOTEL-A modern hotel sow building, costing when finished, fully A store 30 s SO, two stories. A water system costing more than furnishing a perfect water from a mountain stream and purified by natural filtration. Water mains now being extended -to every part of city. SITE-An ideal site appearing almost level to the eve, but with just enough slope toward the river to insure perfect drainage. CLIMATE-Said by the government to he the most perfect in Canada be- tween the mounraiBs and the Atlantic ocean. HEAT, POWER, LIGHT, FUEL-Practically free. _ BUILDING OPERATIONS-Fully 50 residences are .under wav and are oeing occupied as rapidly as completed. the main Une of the C. P. with an independent line over a mile In length furnishing perfect facilities to every industrv Tho'c P Ry. tnmks so well of our future that they have moved the station heretofore th scvcrai iar ALL TRA.NS STOP AT OUR STAT.ON-See time table of June 6th 1910 650 men are now employed at T P-oyect at Redchff. Invest your money in Redcliff and watch it grow. Lots from to bpecia, car leaves Lethbridge to-night, August 6th at 12 o'clock m'd ht L. S. RIPLEY CO" Room 8, Macdonald BIk. Lethbridge, Alberta ;