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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 The Herald's of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE "DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It WEDNESDAY, AUGUST '20. 'Ill Lethbridge's New Superintendent Of Schools Water Meters, Had Friends and Enemies at the Public Meeting i-rciu a sketch In the Reglna CMes Iste Institute Students Annuil.l Norman Fergus Black. M. A.. D. ii'a'ed. after several years of service as (Vice-Principal, became Principal ot ssina Collegiate Institute on 17 f Hit M A. (Queen's) represents the: .erfornwuco ot the Herculean task of .arrylng honor course! In I'rciicb. aermsu an! philosophy siiu- Raucously 11 was not his fault mat I, did not tike all the other courses; hat was merely because the sea us f man could not devise a liat would allow him lo do so. While. I an u'lllergradtialc he hod entrusted him university tutorships, in French i-ul I'liElUh and on graduation he car- rieJ awav the medal tor French. HI. doctorate he obtained from ior- Diversity on completion of the onx and arduous course leajlng to IMs most advanced professional do- open to ouucalors In rv His thesis, Knsliell for tlw did much to draw attention ..___ .V.R Commissioner Mooch's Seven- teen Of- fered of Commission Government YOU SHOULD ADVOCATE METERS 1 Ilecavne you piy for what you use and not for what ihe other fellow Ik-oauic.lhe water th.vt SOCK! Ihrniisii the mains woiiU be used and to put in extra iiuniu- ing'cqnipment would vest double what meters would 1 district is out of iho boosters behind in Scotland is not at all rosy, j the Lethbridge N'oMicrn project. Mr. Cold and net weather in ihe was followed by cool iii it is cither a case ot lU'lu-.g out waste bv some plan ot measuring the water or putting Ihe city to an expenditure a large amount of money lor "BW And Thinks Southern Alberta j Has Much Heller I Sundial Farmer's Ex- perience a ros. te .elirgo oi ie Furiiig j !s acres under dry weather, and he thinks Announcement is expected to he uade within tlie nest two weeks as to the appointment tor the permanent position uf postmaster lierfc. Assist- ant Inspector Humphries o! the post ofiice department has tacu in city lor the pasl two days and has Inter- viewed all local applicants. make his recommendations to Ottawa where the final decision will he made. Mr. Marnocb also speaks of comins back, but doesn't expect to arrive lie- tore the middle of October. tlon. A few years ago when lit left Twin Falls. Idaho, lie sold irrigated land at an acre. He says be was almost Ihe deficit was tiaO.UuO. whereas now. lc. tne money, believ- wilh meters, ihe profit is j._ bl, Complaints From Citizens jnleres, Following the presentation of ihe i surprise therefore case for meters by the city comnrn- inienl. .un r a number of ratepayers spoke, when lie learned recently thjt the land pumps and a new to; Because if yon have a meter you would cost at least invrncdiately co-iiperatc willi wale services are installed this necause the minimum late water nci t which was addii.8 to Sliow ample water lor all purposes and ord nary USB. ng reqmreiuei.i-. S Pecauw it will ensure a good for Burposes was also a unrldii" nre-ssure at all times and serious matter. worKliio .._ on to XOHJIAN F. BLACIC indeed the Itts.l book ical' history. Monday .Aug. allll 25. at Studio No. 2. LethbrUge Con Mr. Mccch who read the figures pre. jyio ll was o.....---- an indication that the leaks well ent'ed In the beginning of this report. ater at all times. 13 Because Ihere will bo no s as to when valcr may S' kept in hand. The ivasle must there school. Long reign N'jjrmm; IT. >ir. IKll mall niou miss'oners to state ncfinitcly that if e, people for their lawns it was found the charges under meters peope gardens. There arc leaks m tho the city covmc.l is falrlj h- mitigate pressure trouble with- jirer on educational ami literary sub nr Principal's prolessional exper- L'o has been varied extensive, as willi a view, as lie to obtaining the ot fiWricnco'W the minimiini of lime he jcrately followed- the polvc ot ini! in v appointment longer than eo vear" at most and never takn.g [So same kind ot appointment twice, "in' IMS he came'to Saskatchewan i'take the principilship and Insocctor Tucker, who has been with ;'E" Division of Mounted Police at Maclcod for the past eioht or nine ytars, has becii trans- ferrcd to While Horse, in Ihe Yukon. many tans and other J wish without an increase, chgc. is the only equitable nr-lliml of water distribution and Uccausc If necessary we can j'ly the same amount of water as distributed. I'sumcd by inuusiries'and business ed generally thai n" lhc .leu; a profit.' this profit would not be used for cut- I tine down taies.'bnt would be given to the water users in the way of cheap- cr rales. Both commissioners declared I in favor ot giving utility service al'.l riiu- that are melered in me in favor ot giving nuiuj aun.iA. ued on boulevards ani parks, COEt. but admitted "hat this year the about 100 gallons a day electric lishl rates had been raised! uuuui o i ___ could have a standard hose wilh a standard I Summarizing Ms address, ......--------1-1. that sioner Meech ten The Highway Beckons Information for Auto Travellers Borne Places lo for I eel out in Iho open these summer Hays when the cool, Jrcsh good'roads invite yon. The Hotel Fernie IWm. Wyalt, Mniiager Tho Coiiimorcial Man's Home rtnlcs 5300 and Up per Ua> Fornie, British Columbia Ho' and Cold Water iind Telephone in Kvery Room. King Edward Hotel 'Pinclier Crock, Alia. [Ins Mccln All -'rrnlna. jjteani I'-eated ThruuEhoiil. 'Speclfil Altcntioii Qlvo.i to Com and Transient Trade. D, Bf Siple, Prop. King Edward Hotel lutd.Due and Baggaof Lint Aolo Livery In imlly Cars lo Walertnr. I-ak Chas. M. Collins, PrtP. PINCHER CREEK MEDICINE HAT Follow the Tied trail from I.eth- Blue Trail from Cal- eary. the Black Trail from Mon- fana-lltey all lead lo the only official hotel in the HOTEL CECIL cirtner i a School concluded with the above seventeen points In favor of the, i- istallation of water meters. The argu- nicnts were presented before a IairlS large and representative audience of !-afInavers from both sides ot the t iiracH.'and whilo the meeting was h> i mcana unanimous for meters, tlie senMmenl expressed was that meters 'should installed in order to 01 or- the present trouble yitl. the pressiim during the summer months by distributing the neaK oad FnultaWlity of payment tor water j used was also a point in favor of the meters. The Possibly Charge Commssioner Meech gave figures as lo the proposed cost of water under meters, but as these were not definto lio asked Ibal they be- not accepted as final. They might he be ore the date of the voliug on the Whro- tiie figures presented called a minimum charge of a month i for a four.roomed house on sewer, tl e amount ot vfatcr -allowed at tnis being about 2450 gallons a monlli. For each thousand gallons used over Kal amount tlie excess charge would Si 60 cents These figures called Corth some criticism from George D. Wciler, who claimed lhal it would mean nozzle that is allowed tor the waler- ine ot lawns and gardens and still leave about 25 gallons per head a standard hose w a running tor every roruulen, for every minute per day for every, man, woman and in the city." V Results in Reeiflencet Mr. Jleeeh then went on lo give some' figures regarding the results in residences where the water is me Xo. 1-Five persons, tour rooms, bath, toilet, wash basin. Mr N'immons Ihoughl Ihe metering of water was wrong, especially at this Mr. Hazcll told of tlie results in ftegina and declared in favor of also a believer lawn, '.13'A gallons :per person day. per mEtcrs. I-. McKenzie in meters. .John Ciilniorc spoke strongly favor ot meters. In his bakeshop where (here is a meter his water bill is less than in his residence. 'Mr. Donaldson favors meters. Downer though'. Inc whole, scheme should be given a year's hoist; nf ninnfiV I AUCTION SALE THURSDAY NEXT, AUGUST 21 ON THE PREMISES, 317 SEVENTH AVE. SOUTH COMMENCING AT 1.30 SHARP FRANK WADPINGTON FURNITURE sceme sou and the city use. 'some of the money 11 wants to.Elientl in repairing prop-] ive nerson" seven lerly which is now going to waste. Major Uurneit was also mildly cal ol charge during tlie summer months for those, who wished to keep their lawns anil gardens growing Retlaw Motor Company Service Station for Dodge. land Cars, and Traffic Trudit. Accessories, Gas, Oils and Greases, Micros Ilopalrci! and Prompt Service. .Day, NjS' Sundays. SERVICE GARAGti 'service and ncp.ilr St-iHon tor Cars. Good Rtoi-t U.iin Vlon anil (looclyear Tires. V.ik-nn BilJ (Jcnernl liopalr Work. Ittierles WAHNER, ALBERTA FORD GARAGE General Car and fire.Service, Warner, Albirta A. I'. Veale, Prop. HOTEL 'WARNER 'When; at make tour .tlio Untel Wnrner. i' ft fl'j'ffi you r.orno. .Tgftll.. OIL AND ACCESSORIES Mobile; OliJ. I'olnrlne, Clasolme. Dominion and Other Ooml Tires Prompt Satisfactory Service si A.I TMILK RIVER HARDWARE CO. F..J. Proprietor Milk River, "ALTAMONT GARAGE llallory Vulconlsmg, Ig- nition and General Hcpalrs, Servico 10 Tourists at ihe line, lloa.l Maps of Montnnn. Oeneral information. Ofllco next rtonr. Slop In ami see IID. Ocl enough. Alberta to srei'i] you on your wSy, Roberts anil Baker, Proprietors i COUTTS, ALBEHTA What does tea and coffee cost you More money- headaches sleeplessness? 'Oiere's a reason- in fact there are many reasons for changing from tea and coffee to instant postum at grocers gallons of, persons, seven the meeting, rooms." bath.' toilet, wash basin, large lawn, four horses, 17.9 gallons per crson per day. House No. perscnB. 11 ooms. tilth, toilet, five wash bastii-, vasti tub, -1000 feet Inwn, auto, 31 gallons per day per person. House Xo. rooms, one- toilet, wash basin. 2000 feet lawn, a.'.i gallons per person ner day. The commissioner1 declared that al Ihe present time there Is no incentive to lie people of Letlibridgo to save water which Is costing 22 cents per 1000 gallons to pump when they see thtir neighbors wasting it right and left He Quoted from the report o. Thomas Hooper, smjerlntcndcnl ol waterworks tor the city of peg, ho show how thai city beneiltlcil from meters In 1909 1910 lhc pump, ling plant there at limes could not keep ahead of the demand. Meiers .were inslnlled and the trouble was at onw overcome. Small leaks In house plumb- ling were fixed and an enormous mount sated. t Questionnaires sent out by the com. misaioner gave the fololwlng facts re carding meters in other cilles: Consumption-Winnipeg, 5< gallons per capita per d.4 gal- lons; Saekatoon, 74 .gallonij; ton 02 gallons, domestic only: bl. Upnltaee. S5.J gallons; Bast Klldonau, "The" following minimum rales and water allowed were also given: Wlnnlpcg-21) gallons per room per day, and 2IS3 Kallons per four-roomcn house per month. 1 EOmonton-a.600 gallons .for min. ninni of 51 Per monln. Reglnn-3000 gallons for lear-roonv 'ed house a roonlh minimum. Vasl gallons per month al 12 for tour rooms, i Ajsln'bola-3000 gallons per month for rooms. In none of the elites answerlns the nuMltor. would the water users prefer to go buck lo the tlat rate basis. Commissioner Freeman Commissioner Freeman said was little left for-hlm lo sa srdnnn had been wclljcpvcrecl. lion ever he iVlil make a point ot ins ii those who wtre. using only. Hi amonnl bl wa'er were pay- Iliosc are using water out i.f hdiirj for lawri and ?nf He the lualallatloa ot In .Sdmonlon SAUE AT 1.30 SHARP TERMS Wlthovl these motoring days are Dominion Tires. You see them everywhere; onevery car; saving gas, giving ease and comfort, rolling up the extra mileage that ptoves their soand economy, Whichis the reason why m ore cars arc equipped with DOMINION TIRES DOMIrilONTHJESaftdACCES arc ;