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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST LlitHBIlifeGK DAILY Considering all departments togeth ir the city came through 191 with a liirplus of according to the Mflelnl audit for the year Which was plncut on Mayor Hardles desk tills will bo noted says the that the result for the year return td by all departments Is a of The electric light and pow jr department shows a very substan tial Increase over that of while Hie waterworks department returned practically thoname result as thnt of he previous The city general lopartment has returned its Brst deficit in recent while the figure la a snail one It demon itrates that the point has been reach ed to which practicable reductions of the estimates can bo araoun shown as arrears of taxes has been partially liquidated ilnce the year end by the process of the tax and as a result of this the Indebtedness of the city to the sinking turn has been considerably During the year the mortgage held by the sinking fund on the property was redeemed by an Issue of city debenture which they hold In lieu of the Thflne bonils yield Ing six per cent are held by tho sink ing fund at a of As has been the practice In recent yearn each of the utilities has borne debit for debenture principal redeemable ami while the revenue of the street railway continues to be for In the general Items Prom the Audit The assets of the city are The bonded debt U The sinking fund stands at leaving a net bonded Indebtedness of the arrears of shown at the end of 1917 amounted to Tho total expenditure for the yenr in alt departments Is shown at Waterworks revenues for the year were Electric light and power revenue for the year were Street rallwayy earnings for the year were The morrygorouna earned during the Exhibition Board Faces Big Deficit but Optimistic for Future Though the Lethbridge Fair Board Inade a deficit somewhere in the neighborhood of on this years and though a certain am ount of criticism of various depart ments was indulged In at last nights meeting of the was the unan imous vote of the directors present that the fair be continued and an effort be next year to wipe out the It was felt that the fair this year was a very good and the deficit was the result of the bad weather which prevailed during fair week together with a certain amount of looseness la management which is bound to arise In an enterprise direct ed by a large and unwieldy Es timates were exceeded In several de partments things got somewhat out ftf hand towards the time of the ex hibition and a loss was the inevitable If the amalgamated feature of the fair has come to and I believo it has said then de ficit Is not It can be made Jip In the coming A resolution thanking the directors people from the southern towns Which were interested in the enter prise was passed and the hope ex pressed that they would con tin an jntegraJ part of the Southern Alberta amalgamated Cahoon of Cardston expressed the belief that i e southern people would continue the and that they woiiM be much more active in their In entering exhibits anoth er Stampede Costly That the deficit was not wholly the fault of the stampede expense was readily admitted when the figures were The Stampede un doubtedly did cost more the which was first Bu in addition a race program coating nearly was staged though thi did not enter the flrst Then there were Improvements fnado to the grounds and wherea tho flrst estimate for the work was The amount expended on these items overxthe estimate amounts to approximately iho araoun of the It was ou that the Improvements ao permanen and can be It was also point eel out that in the the city had al made a grunt of to th Considering these tbo deficit would bo reduced to A Ucater check by the manager on the expenditures of all department next year Is the director The fair Is now a going con and it is felt that from now on profit can be made each year to apply to the so that it will shortly wiped A committee colnpoaef of Messrs Lund and Shep herd was appointed to confer with th mayor and council as to the bes means of carrying An audit of the books made after which a detailed statement will be given to the PAGfc SEVEN This week Last year Ml BE TIED UP ON GAS BILLS Announcement la mado by he Can adian Western Natural Gas which supplies Lethbrldge that tho flvo per cent discount heretofore granted large consumers will be discontinued aflur he end of The following letter Is bolug received by the large users of gas today Owing to the enormous Increase in the expenses of this Company In the currying on of Its and In the maintaining of its plants and of its supply of duo to the present ab normal we beg to notify you that It has become impossible for us to grant any longer the five cent discount heretofore on the schedule of rates in force since Oc tober and that this discount will be discontinued after the September meter The schedule will remain the as follows first 150 iM 3oc a Next 850 Me Next 9000 25c Next 5000 20e Above 15 millions J5c a for the entire amount consumed IS HELDFQRTHEFT OF A LOCAL AUTO Dutch who took part in the stampede is being held in Great charged with the theft of Kings McLaughlin During the Chautauqua King had car He notified the and al so got word of the theft to the Stand ard Watson of the KnightWatson Ranching learned at tbo garage of the disappearance of the and as he was motoring into Northern Montana the next day he watched for it with the result that he spotted it at Seidel was ar rested and a charge of theft is being laid against It is not known whether or not he will fight oxtradit Master Want To Take Over The Meet Now BURNED TO DEATH Moose Gussie eight years tried to kin dle a fire witb coal Tuesday night she was burned so badly that she died The Oth etia tried to rescue her and was burned so badly that she died last Watch Fridays Herald for partli ulars of Short Notice Auction Sale Waddingtons Auction DINING ROOM FURNITURE BED ROOM FURNITURE LIVING ROOM FURNITURE DEN AND LIBRARY FURNITURE CARPETS B A 11 NT D n CURTAINS LINOLEUMS BAWDEN MAPEWES COMPLETE HOM E FURNISHERS Comfortgiving Springs and Mattresses COIL As above but without the No Sway HEAVY ALL STEEL FRAME LINK FABRIC Made of heavy double steel wire with helical springs at giving you a spring that will not WOVEN WIRE Reinforced and has centre supports to prevent C CA At COTTON FELT Built in layers of good carded Never gets out of oo J shape nor gets COIL Made of 90 best oil tempered springs with patented No Sway Heavy wire around edge to prevent o ALL COTTON FELT Has roll edge built in layers of good quality cotton thus ensuring comfort and 17 A A ity Made of good quality sanitary filling with cotton felt all A AA Has heavy roll edge 1 LACE CURTAINS Very fine quality lace a large range of designs suitable for any room at less than todays wholesale g AA Per pallr CURTAIN NET About thirty yards only Curtain heavy lace Insertion and with 40c SCRIMS Beautiful colored makes room Per yard 25o to lovely bed DVC BUNGALOW NET 44 inches Makoa a very durable curtain Suitable for any Ecru Ono piece only at this Regular yard OvC IRON BEDS White enamel beds In all Priced from BRASS BEDS We have a large stock of these beds in all sizes to Priced AA to PRINTED LINOLEUMS Heavy quality printed linoleums in conven tions 1 and floral n PA Lineal INLAID LINOLEUM Good quality Scotch Inlaid Linoleum with pat teen through to the A PA Lineal LINOLEUM RUGS A largo selection of these squares in all HALF PRICE Balance of adllod clothes and waste paper to clear at exactly WE PREPAY FREIGHT tions of the master mariners and mates employed by the Grand Trunk Service and the Union Steamship Com pany are already in and resigna tions of iblpping company offioert are during the conformity with the statement yesterday that fol lowing negotiations which were declared to result in the absolute refusal of the shipping companies to recognize the Canadian Mer chant Service all members of the guild leave their The resignations begin to talce effect tomorrow and vessel after vessel will be tied up In Vancouver and other The members of the Can adian Merchant Service Guild day that serious in their determination to force a settle ment of the situation and they hope that the government will step In and take over the fleet as asked for In the wire sent to the acting Those Who Have Reached That Agfc Since June 5 Must Report was learned from the local consulate of the United thnt all American citizens in Canada who have reache1 the 9KB of 21 Juno wlU be compelled to register for military ser vice on August It 13 understood by Harold the American consul that Am ericans in Canada who come under the proclaimed for this Regis tration will be given thirty days In wljlch to register or return to the United and that falling so to do theyWill become subject to the Mili tary Service Act of Not Under Terms For the first it has been made clear in a public announcement that married American citizens who are In and who were wedded prior to June do not come tinder the terms of the American United States Consul Harold Clums office gave out this information The technical explanation of this ruling Is conveyed to the American consulate here by a telegram sent by Secretary Lansing and in answer to inquiries from Consjil Lansings telegram rends as follows American citizens in Canada are not by the department to be affected by the terms of the conven tion until Canadians in the same status become whereupon the thirty day period prescribed by the applies to American cit The word convention in this sense refers to the treaty between the two countries affecting men subject to mil itary This ruling puts the mar ried citizens of the United States in the same category as Canadians in that they will not be forced Into mili tary service until in the same status are called upon by the Canadian LATESflHE was stated today that a business agents union has been mado up of the bu siness agents of local The formation of tho union has been un der contemplation for some aaid Ernest business agent of the Trades and Labor They will hold tlifiir first meeting Monday and will draft a schedule of wages and working to bo presented to the unions for which they Armstrong was elected pre sident of the new HUN SPIES ON MAINE opinion that enemy spies are op erating In this state in connec tion with German submarine acti vities was expressed today by the Maine public safe Information received by the authorities is said to have dis closed many suspicious circum along the coast and evi dence of this nature has been presented to the Federal author REFUSE San pe tition that the court be directed tp grant Mooney a trial on the ground that his con viction was brought about through malfeasance practiced by the dU trlct was denounced by the supreme court Final Crockery Clearance At The Bay On Friday and Saturday AS stated in our previous advertisements we are GOING OUT OF THE CROCK ERY BUSINESS and during the past 10 days have slashed the prices to ribbons to effect a We have still a number of odds and ends which must go this week so have thrown all consideration regarding cost Jo the These oddments have been grouped in different one price in a AND TAKE YO R TABLE 1 Contains a pile of odd TO BE CLEARED AT 3 for 5c TABLE 6 10 vegetable Values up to TO BE CLEARED AT TABLE 2 Lemon Soap Fruits and Wine TO BE CLEARED AT 5c each TABLE 7 Contains an 83 piece Dinner Set of Bristo Alkalon China tin the Royston 1 cup and 3 plates are slightly this Regular TO BE CLEARED AT TABLE 3 Take your pick of plates and cream TO BE CLEARED AT 15c each TABLE 8 On this is placed a beautiful 56piece Dinner Set of a green and red conventional design 1 bowl Regular TO B ECLEARED AT TABLE 4 Sauce veg etable TO BE CLEARED AT 20c each TABLE 9 Is a real A most handsome 97 piece Dinner Set re tailing at time white with gold TO BE CLEARED AT TABLE 5 Beautiful vegetable TO BE CLEARED AT 39c each TABLE 10 GLASSES At a dozen No more need be A TEAPOT SPECIAL 25c Teapots 22c 65c Teapots 53c 60c Teapots for 49c To 85c Teapots for 69c DONT MISS THESE When Buying Your Crockery CONGOLEUM RUGS AXMINSTER RUGS Size Regular Size Regular Special Size Regular Size Regular Special Size Regular Special Size Regular Special FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY 29 only in size Regular Special 27 only in size Regular Special LIQUID VENEER 4 Regular Special 12 Regular Special Q Hudsons Bay Crockery Clearance NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR FREIGHTING six years of hearings and the iutorKtatu commerce commission today handed down a de cision in the socalled private car case holding that no additional charge shall be made for freight cantea in refri coal or other privately owned cars except when the ordinary rate Is based on transportation 111 another type of car cheaper to Specifically an Increase from threequarters to one cent a mile was allowed in the addi tional rate for poultry and Ueat er to become effective October The increase does not ply to box or pocket the additional rate on which remains at throequarters of a cent a Reicing of cars must done by the carriers and the charges for this service must be baspd on actual cost with a reasonable percentage of pro WENT TO JAIL Joseph Lusse was lined or three months in the police court here today for having Bible Student literature in his lie went to MATTER OF RAILS mat teVof the grade ou Vancouver Island has been the attention of Premier Oliver by minister of railways for vrho suggests in a tele gram this morning that the provincial government loun to the Dominion a further thirty mites of rails for the purpose of bridging the gap between Sooke Harbor and ARE KEEPING BUSY With the American in bombing flights were carried out yesterday by American aviators on the towns of Longuyon and Audun northeast of Bombs were successfully dropped on railroad tracks and around Three American reconnaissance planes yesterday encountered and attacked three German machines near to the north of One German airplane WAS forced down with its tank on fira and the others wero driven The Americana return ed to their bases Watcb Fridays Herald or ars of Short Notice Auction Waddingtons Auctfton ;