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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THlinSDAY, AUGUST 22, 191� THE- LiiTIIHRIDGE DAILY TIlil-.M-ty PAGE SEVEN ENTS HAVE COME THROUGH WITH SURPLUS OF 18,066 Conaldorlng nil depiirtmonts togolh-�r Uio clly camo through 1917 with n )nrplii3 of |8,CG0.!>0, according to tlio JlUdi'.! audit for tba year which was pliicji' on Mayor Hardle's desk this Hornliig. "It will ha notad" snys tho royirt, 'that tho roKult for tho year as roturu-I / 6d by nil (!S,00B.90, Tho electric light and pow-' sr dopartmont shows a very BUbgtuii-llal Increase ovor that of 191B. while the waterworks department rolurned )ract.ically tho same result as that of ho previous year. The city general lopartment has however, returned Its brst deficit In recent years, and while Iho figure la a small one It demon-ilratoB that tho point has boon reached to which praoticablo reductions of Ihe estimates can bo brought, "The amoun shown as arrears of taxes has been partially llciuldated ilnco tho year end by tlio process of the tax sale, and as a result of this the Indohtoiluess of the city to the sinking lund has been considerably reduced. "During tho year the mortgage held iy the sinking fund on tho Y. M. 0. A. Iiroporty was redeemed by ah Issue : ? ? ? ? s* ? ? BANK CLEARINGS voull be much more active In their support, '|[spocIally In entering exhibits another year. Stampede Costly That the deficit was not wholly the fault ot the stampede expense was readily admitted when the figures wore attacked. Tho Stampede undoubtedly did cost more '.ban Ihe $7,000 which was first estlmataJ. But in addition a race program coatiiig nearly $2,000 was staged though thW did not enter-the first ostiraat- jPhon there were $5,500 improvomnnts made to the grounds and building! whereas tho first estimate for the work was $1500. Tho amount psiended on these items over'the estimate amounts to approximately $10,000, amount of the deficit, but It was pola'.ed out that the improvements aro pe'rmanenl and can bo funded. It was also pointed out that in the p,iat tho (-ity had always made u grant of $2,500 to the fair. Considering these 'hings. tho deficit iroiild bo reduced to $2,000. A tighter check by tho manager on the expenditures of all departments next year is needed, the directors .stated. The fair is now a going concern, and it Is felt that from now or� a profit can be made each year to apply to tho deficit, so that It will shortly be wiped out.' A committee cotuposed of Messrs. W. D. King, P. Lund and S. J. Shepherd was appointed td confer with the mayor and council as to the best means of carrying tlie deficit. An audit ot the books will'be made immediately, after which a detailed statement will be given to the public. OUT OFF DISCOUNT ON GAS BILLS Announcement is made by the Canadian Western Natural Uaa (;o., which suiiplles Ijethbrldgc thnt tlio llvo per cent discount heretofore granted large consumers will be discontinued uflur the end ot September. The fonnwlng letter la being received by the large users of gas today: Owing to the enormous increase' in (ho oxpeu.ses ot this Company in the oarrylng on of its bUHlnes.'A, and lii llip maintaining ot its plants and ot Its supply of gas, due to the present abnormal conditions, wo bog to notify you that it has boconic imposBiblo tor us to grant any longer the five cent discount heretofore allowed on tho schedule ot rates In force since October 1914, and that this discount'will bo discontinued after the September 1918, meter readings. The schedule Itself, however, will remain the same, as follows: First 150 M Cu. Vt. liHc a M. ('u. FL. Next 850 ' :Wc Next 9000 " L'nc. Next 5000 " :;oc Above 15 millions 15c u M. cu. ft. for the entire amount consumed. WILLBET mm Master Mariners Want (Jovl. To Take Over The I'led Now S HELD FOR THEFT OF A LOCAL AUTO "Dutch" Seidel. who took part In the stampede here. Is being hold in Great Falls, Mont., charged with the ihett of W. D. .King's McLaughlin "ar. Diirng the Chautauqua IMr. King had hi-; car stolon. Ho notified the police, and also got word of the thcCl to the Standard garage, J. D. Watson of the Knight-Watson Kanchlng Co. le.iruod at tho garage ot the disappearance of tho car, and as ho was motoring into Northern Montana the next day he watched for it. with the result t'ut he spotted it at Browning. Seidel was arrested and a charge of theft Is being laid against htm. It is mt known whether or not ho will fight extradition. BURNED TO DEATH Moose Jaw. Aug. 22.-When Gussie MitcheiJ, eight years old, tried to kindle a fire with coal oil Tuesday night she was burned so badly that she died immediately. The mother, Mrs. Oth-elia Mitdbell, tried to rescue her and was burned so badly that she died last night, w Watch Friday's Herald for particulars ot Short Notice Auction Sale Waddington's Auction Rooms.-Advt. dining room furniture bed room furniture living room furniture den and library furniture linoleums BAWDEN BROS, draperies complete hom e furnishers Comfort-giving Springs and Mattresses COIL SPRING. As above, but without the No Sway attachment............. HEAVY ALL STEEL FRAME LINK SPRING. Made of heavy double steel helical springs at ends, giving you a spring that will not sag............ WOVEN WIRE SPRmG. Reinforced centre support.^ to prevent sagging. At .................;....... COTTON PELT MATTRESS. BulU in good carded cotton. Never gets out !o( shape nor gets lumpy........ 12.25 FABRIC wire with 7.50 and has 5.50 layers of 22.50 COIL SPRING, Made ot 90 best oil tempered springs with patented No Sway attachment. Heavy wire around edge to prevent � o [ A sagging. ............................. U.DU ALL COTTON FELT IV1ATTRESS. Has Toll edge built in layers ot good quality cotton felt, thus ensuring comfort and roUabll- j y QQ :Mi)(ED MATTRESS.,Made of good quality tlclf-In^, sanitary filling with cotton felt all i A over. Has heavy roll edge............. Iv.vv lace curtains Very fine quality lace curtains, a largo range ot designs suitable for any room atUess than today's wholesale price.- m Per psllr |2.50 to ......d.Uv curtain net  About thirty yards only Curtain heavy lace Insertion and edging. Yard .......................,...... Net, with scrims Beautiful colored scrims, makes room curtains. Per yard 25c to ........................... 40c lovely bed- 50c bungalow net 44 inches wide. Mak27,00 to........................... UU.UU printed linoleums Heavy quality printed linoleums in conven-tlonei and floral designs. o CA Lineal yard, $2,25 and..................�.UV inlaid linoleum (ibod quality Scotch Inlaid Linoleum with pattern through to tho back, 4 jjA Lineal yard................. ........ t;.3U linoleum rugs A large selection ot those squares In uU sixes. half price Balance of luuoh, aoilled clothes and waste paper hatkalito dear at exactly one-half. FREIGHT Vancouver, Aug, 2Z.-Resignations of the master mariners and mates employed. by the Grand Trunk Pacific Steamship Service and the Union Stenmship Company are already in and resignations of other shipping company officers are expected during the day. This la l '.. conformity with the Gtatement yesterd-iy th.it following negotiations which were declared to result in the nbsolute refusal ot the shipping companies to recognize the Can.ndian IVIer-chant Service 'Juild, all members of the guild woi:ld leave their employment. The resignations begin to talCe effoct tomoirow and vessel after vessel will be tied up In Vancouver and other ports. The members of the Canadian Merchant Service Guild say that they are serious In their determination to force a settlement 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 premier. 10 HAVE REACHED Those Who Have Reached That ' ' ' Agfe Since June "> iMust ' Report Calgary, Aug. 22.-11 wii.s learned from tho local consulate of ilie rnitcd States that all American citizons in Canada who have reachc' the --i'AO.' of 21 v^.i'.'-.-since Juno 5, I'JIS. wili be compelled to register tor iiiil.tary service on August 24. It.is understood by llai-o) plates are slightly cracked-hence this price. Regular ?14.50. TO BE CLEARED AT $6.95 TABLE No. 3 Take your pick of bowls, soups, plates and cream jugs. TO BE CLEARED AT 15c each TABLE No. 8 On this fs placed a beautiful 56plece Dinner Set ot a green and red conventional design (1 bawl cracked.) Regular 120.00 set. TO B ECLEARED AT $12.95 TABLE No. 4 riauco tureens, sugars, plates, soups, vegetable bowls, etc. TO BE CLEARED AT 20c each TABLE No. 9 la a real prize. A most handsome 97 piece Dinner Set retailing at $45.00-old time price--in white with gold band. TO,BE CLEARED AT $36.95 TABLE No. 5 Beautiful platters, pitchers, vegetable tureens, etc. TO BE CLEARED AT 39c each TABLE No. 10 GUSSES At $1.05 a dozen (No more need be said.) A TEAPOT SPECIAL 25c Teapots for... 22c 65c Teapots for... 53c 60c Teapots for .. 49c To 85c Teapots for 69c D0N7 MISS THESE When Buying Your Crockery CONGOLEUM RUGS 2.50 . 5.95 6.95 8.95 11.95 13.95 FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY Size 41,2X4 M. Regular $3.75. Special ..................... Size 6xU. Regular $6.75. Special ...................... Size 7i/i.x9. Regular ?7.!jp. Special .......-.-.............. Size 9x9. Regular $10.00. Special ...................... Size 9x10%. Regular $13.50. Special ...................... Size 9x12. Regular $15.00, Special ...................... AXMINSTER RUGS 29 only in size 13x30. Regular $2.25. Special................. $1,69 27 only in size 27x52. Regular $2.25. Special............... $1.69 LIQUID VENEER 4 oz. bottle. Regular 25c. iSpeolal .................... 12 oz. bottle. Reguhir 50c. Special .................... 19c 39c Hudson's Bay Crockery Clearance F FOR HHTING Washington, Aur. 22.-After six yonrs of Investigation, hearings and litigation, the intoTstato commerce commission today handed down a decision in the so-called private car case holding that no additional charge shall be made tor freight carried In refrigerator, tank, stock, heater, coal or other privately owned cars except when tho ordinary rate is based on transportation In another type of car cheaper to operate. Specifically an Inoroase from tlueo-quarters to one cent tt mllo was allowed in tho additional rnto for tank, poultry and boater cars, to become offoctlve October 15, next. The increase does not .^apply to stock, coai.i rack, flat, box or pocket cars, the additional rata on which remains at throe-quartors ot a cent a mile. Re-icing ot cars must h^ done by the carriers and the charges tor this service must bo baspd on actual cost with a reasonable percentage of pro-tit. WENT TO JAIL Victoria, B. C, Aug. 22.~Robcirt .Joseph Lusse was fined $200 or three months in the police court here today for having Bible Student literature lu hla possession. He went to Jail, MATTER OF RAILS ^Victoria, B, C Aug. 22,-The mat-toV'Ct rails, for the C, N, R. grade ou Vancouver Island has been brought,to the attention ot Premier Oliver by Hon. J. D. Reld, minister ot railways tor Canada, who suggests In a tele-gram this morning that tho provincial government loan to the Dominion a further thirty miles of rnlls tor the purpose of bridging the gap between Sooke Harbor and Cowlchan, ARE KEEPING BUSY With the American Forces " in Prance, Aug. 20.-(Associated Press.) -Two bombing flights were carried out yesterday by American aviators on the towns ot Longuyon and Audun-Le-Romau, northeast ot Verdun. Bombs were successfully dropped on railroad tracks and around houses. - Three American reconnalssanQO planes yesterday encountered and attacked three German machines near WayrlUo, to the north ot Verdun. One German airplane was forced down with Its tank on flra ana the others were driven away. The Americans returned to their bases safely. Watch Friday's Herald for partlcv ulnrs ot,Short Notice Auction Sale, Waddington's Auotllon Rooms.-AAvU ?3728817 ;