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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Dady-Herald, Page 3 Closed T O'Clock To move the small balance from the north store to C. W. Gray's original hardware store to mark down the goods still further. To make more room and greater bargains, we are forced to close the store and keep it locked till one o'clock Monday, 22nd MONDAY Our Goods Will Move AT ONE O'CLOCK We will again throw this stock open to the public, with stronger bargains and lower prices than ever Monday Night Well Keep Open until Ten O'Clock, to Give Everyone a Chance Big Rush for Low Prices One p.m. Monday We cannot promise to deliver goods the same day as purchased. The buying is so enormous that it's simply impossible. Please take small parcels with you, and don't swear at the driver if you receive your goods a day or two late DONT WAIT TOO LONG Only 500 Pieces Enaznelware left Only 27 Stoves, Ranges and Heaters left Not a Hundred Dollars' Worth of Thv ware left Cutlery, Garden Hose and Appliances, House and Bath Room Fixtures, 1 Refrigerator, Carpenters5 Tools, Builders' Supplies, Shovels, Forks, Hoes, knocked down for the finals GOOD HARDWARE AT A SMALL COST We Open to Clear Every Dollars' Worth of the Gray Stock ON0 O'CLOCK MONDHY THE EVELY SALES COMPANY Winding Up Gray's Hardware Business When you're little bit sick yet not sick enough to call the want a SURE and SAPS family MEDICESE THAT YOU CAN ABSOLUTELY RELY ON. That's why we are advertising this trademark. Look for the dandelipn-coiored wrappers and the name The formula; of Funilj are all exceptionally to what your own doctor would There's a special for most ordinary, every- day ailments which we know to be effective. We strongly recommend Nyal'a FamUy because we know what's in doctor can know and you may know too. Anything you buy with the name you will give entire satisfaction. Sold and guaranteed by ALL LETHBRIDGE DRUGGISTS 24 IS NO CHOLERA IN ROME YET used because of the absence of cholera patients made ready for any emerg- ency. The influence 'of the church is to bo used to assist the civil author- ities in fighting the -epidemic, the clergy having been instructed to use i all means to enforce compliance with OUR LETTER BOX. J DISPOSAL OF SEWAGE IN THE RIVER Editor ol the Herald you grant me some space in your paper to voice the sen- timents oi the settlers on the west side of the river on the question, of dumping sewage into the river by the city of Lethbridge. We have been waiting patiently for two years for that long talked about septic tank system to be put into operation, biut instead of the least at- tempt being made to do so, .what are the facts before us today. We find that a further extension of the old sewers has been made into the Duff j addition, thus largely increasing the i amount of sewage implied into the river, which it must be remembered I is done at a point above where the settlers have to get their water sup- ply, and the amount of excreta at present floating on the surface of the wat-er alone is making it positively dangerous for us to use the water i for household purposes, even with the very neressary precaution of boiling it, which we have been doing for the last two years, but, sir, we have; come TO the concluKion that as long I .as we aro willing to submit to this; dangerous condition of affairs so long! docs it seem to be the intention of! suitable for making lime of the best quality and with coal so cheap, I think it would pay the city of Leth- bridge- to dam one of the number of coulees that are close to town and instal a sewage disposal works, using the said lime as an .absorbent, and I believe that the product could be sold as a land fertilizer and. that the en- terprise would he a Paying invest- ment instead as at present de- stroying the water supply a large number of people. In conclusion let me add that if the Belly river was a tidal stream we would have no reason to complain, but being a glacial stream it pro- vides one of the best sources of wa- great slide took place a few yiears the affairs of the city without re- ago, there is a large quantity of rock numeration, is simply out of the question. What we require is a bodjj oi good reliable business men elected by the ratepayers, and who are per-' sonally responsible to the ratepayers, to give a general supervision to all the. affairs of the city, but at the same time we want competent heads of departments, appointed by the council at large, and who are respon- sible to the council. These heads, of departments should be thoroughly ex- perienced and reliable men, convers- ant with municipal work, and who will be required to give their whole time and energy exclusively to the work of their department and who must necessarily be paid good salar- ies. I would further suggest that the ter for household purposes in the I council be increased to 10 or 12 mem- country when left uncpntaminated by the peoples that live on its banks, and instead of fouling it with sew- age it would speak more for our in- telligence if we would put a concrete dam across it, instal a number of turb'ines and generate electric power. Thanking you for your space, I am, Yours respectfully, JOHN" B. SOME SUGGESTIONS ON MUNICI- the sanitary regulations on- the part j of the parishioners. No final sion has been taken regarding deci-j the i Victor, Rome, Aug. that the epidemic of cholera which has broken i proposed departure of King out in Apulia had spread to Rome'i for the cholera region. The king, it j arc emphatically denied. The Pope is expected, has determined to pro-i today ordered the Lazaretto of Santa teed personally to the scene if con- the health authorities of Lethbridge to let us do so. Xow, sir, I believe that, the people oi Lethbridge as whole have little idea ot the condi-j tion of affairs at present in existence, whatever that they pay their health officers substantial Maria built inside the Vatican by the i div-ions become more serious, in I I salaries to attend to their I can assure you that if this question; Pope in 1865 during the ercat chol- which case Queen Helen, it is .a i n i b i is not settled shortlv and something] era epidemic at maples, but never would insist upon accompanying him. j v i more done by these officials than I drawing the.ir salaries, they will find themselves up against an injunction restraining them from disposing of Cl When you-want to house of flies, see that you get WILSON'S Imitations are always unsatisfactory. lany more sewage in the river, and as I j 'understand a further extension of I iiio sewers is to be in North f Lethbridge in the near future, with j the avowed intention of depositing! the sewage in the river I think it j i will be a wise mow for the health i authorities to provide some other means of disposal unless it is their intention of giving us another water .supply. In the meantime, however, T would advise them just to pay one visit to the. present sewage outlet, as I think it would nci as A wonderful stimulant to them in doing some- thing in remedying the present state ot affairs. But, sir, it seems strange to me the provincial authorities do not put i a stop u> it as it seems to me a rem- could easily be found. About one) 1 hundred miles from here at Frank on the Crow's Nest road, where the bers and so relieve the strain some members to a certain extent, and also ensure a quorum of any committee that may be required to be summoned in case of emergency. An invariable custom, prevails in England and one which might be cop- ied here with advantage, and that; is that the city clerk should be a fully qualified lawyer of good standing, and who might be paid a salary of say and who would be required to PAL GOVERNMENT j devote his whole time TO the affairs Editor of the Herald iof Thc c-itr- He would have to at- a great deal of discussion I Tendia11 council meetings, where it is is Taking place just, now with refer- to say his knowledge would ence to the best means of governing !'be Then again he should, ihc City of Lethbridgo, I might Personally, or be permitted, with your kind indulgence, a clerk at all the sittings) to make a few suggestions and re- of tiic magistrate. If this! marks. i suggestion wen- acted upon we should In the first.place in my opinion the save money by not having! idea of getting competent men in i mc'st of declared ultra! this busy western city of ours to nrcs- or be compelled have a spe-i lievote sufficient time and energy to: cial aor ot" Parliaimit passed to vali- j date our debentures, while our hard- j working and deserving chief of police would be relieven of a groat deal of I unnecessary work, and would have more time to devote to the more pressing needs of the citv. Apologizing for encroaching so much on your valuable, space, I am, sir, RESIDENT OF LETHBRIDGE. TAKES ADVERTISER TO TASK Editor Herald to an advertisement of one ot our loading hardware finns which T saw in yesterday's Herald offering a prixe for the largest num- ber of ducks killed by any one shoot- er. J I am sui prised any firm should j make any such offer. T am still more i astonished that a paper of your own reputation should publish such an an ad., and I sincerely hope and be- lieve it was an oversight on your part, also that, your advertiser did not realize the far-rcachinc; divmago this thoughtlessly -worded advt. may causv, .Such an ad. is placing a premium on wanton slaughter by the 'thought- less and will doubtless cause the de- struction of 3. large number of "flap- i.e., partly fledged young, which possibly might have escaped were it not for the premium thus placed on their li'fes. Goodness knows the game is not so plentiful that we can afford to have it killed off for the purpose of mak- ing a few cents per head. I venture to say that every season there are dozens of birds killed on the opening days that are never made use of, as it is impossible to keep them fresh during this hot weather. I sincerely hope that next year we will have a bag limit and the season will open much later. Trusting you will give the ing the attention the subject merits. I remain, Tours obediently, CLEAN SPORTSMAN. The regular monthly meeting of the "Westminster Sunday school officers was held Thursday in the vestry of the church, and was well attended. Reports were received from the sec- retary and treasurer, stating that good progress was being made along the different lines of the work. Plans bearing on future work were discus- sed, some of which dealt with the making of arrangements for Rally Tlie Final Touch to the costume is a trim, well-kept shoe. PACKARD'S Ladies' Special Black Dressing can be quickly and daintily applied, and is self-polishing. MaJoss aU floe leathers new In appearance. The large proportion of oi] preserves the. leather, making it beautiful and durable. 2Se i Bitten1. Theresa Packard Drtis- ftf to suit every leothtr. ffl Day to be held the last Sunday ia. October. Plans also anticipated hold ing in the near future a fraternal so- cial, to which the executive of the several Sunday schools operating in North Lethbridge will be invited. enjoyment of an outing culminates in the opening up of the bottle of CORBY'S "SPECIAL SELECTED" RYE WHISKY the most genial beverage under the sun. It is the whisky "par excellence" for the picnic hamper. Every one in the party wili appreciate its delicate velvet smooth flavor, that blends deliciously with either plain water or soda. Good cheer makes the holiday complete. Give your friends the best. CORSY'S "SPECIAL SELECTED" is the essence of true hospitality. Put it in your picnic hamper. Everywhere H. COR BY DISTILLERY COMPANY, "Corby'f of CorbytllU for Over 54 ;