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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 1- PAGE TWELVE THURSDAY, DECEMBER a.; 1920 (Continued Front Page fund. Here the Maypr" entered: into an explanation but It did not satisfy .Mr. NImmons. back with another Roland for the Mayor's Oliver in wanting to know all about the by-law passed for capitalizing the Einu'of The Mayor said that this was "due to the spending of suras without the necessary debeutures-by the council previous to the commis- sion form ot government, and the city auditor, 'Mr. Ritchie Paterson, was called, on to-explain' matters. Sir. 1 back s'' ing and then, with an air of re- siEned resumed his seat, with, "I give it up." A Question of Contract Mr. JIcNabb wanted to know why the Mayor, said that he had been used to dealing with men, dld-npt con-s .sider his election for three years as a r. contract with a salary of.'il.OOD-tn- slead-of compensation, for what lie'hail.lost. "Jt was iiot-a'con- the Mayor, lii that his office could have, heen done away with at any .time by .-the wish of tho elec-. With the restoration of law and or- until my own eltoiUm came up." ills Worship then went on to defend him- from the chargff (bathe hai wielded the big stick in regird to the salary. demand. .and Fees "v "Did refraiu from rais- ing his went ou the Did Mr. Dunham refrain from raising C. E. Snow Was Editor Of First Newspaper Published in Cardston In s recent Issue of in am article on tho history u( the (own of the statement was that in the history the town a Cardsloa "Record" his legal foes' 1 have not they a3 were sot justified, but why at the tarns I the time do they refuse the other TUd tUtemeut has brousht a reply tn regard tP the sal.ry C. E. Snow of Cardston ac- Mayor said.that when he accepted it by clippings from the first was in the coasIderatioB that it the. Cardston "Record" and fair when the charter so fram-iolher Publications showing that Mr. ed. When radical changes took 3ai owner of _ the of living It became ant- tlvely shook hands and became friends. 'The latter, speaking to the proposl- t-tion of the plebiscite, said thai he be- .IteTed the given good sfr- was. entitled to an Increase In-his salary, to know K he lair one. WUQ a.ojmtuiuin OOK "Record" published the first copy cf was published every Saturday under Mr, Snow's A cu( of the build- Ing housing Ike printing plant accom- panied tha The signs oil tha front of the building showed that Mr. Snow was runuirig a printing of- fice, store and bank at Iho fame time. and cs a maximum, a sliding 'scale could be mada to meet the cost ot living. There should be with him a period of tiiree years at a salary ot fij.OOO to compensate him for the loss of a year, when his salary to meet the conditions should have been J5.000 a year. "1 sin of tak- ing snap judgment ifi not springing NEED OF FRIENDLY RELATIONS the salary question sooner. Nothing further from ray mind. 1 talked it over'Svith many citizens and had intended lo state my position hi the campaign against whoever might he my opponent and lake my chance 'on the election platform. H looSsd as If der'an amicable feelins showed ilself, there would be no election, And In and'ihe ilayar anfl Mr. Oliver figura- satUftei-yrllh He and others Veroj til ete'Tqr the purpose :of makin; a his services.'. .The was-'touched .viitb the" turn' mood. "Bill sand 1 have'. been calling each other 'liars i for-.'tle .past .-twenty-flvo br.- lleve.each -once tur- rnoil ceased and "all' ended. in a fam- 1p tell, what cr6ptcond! To7thi3 Ihe'Mayor', ill j prosfosia' I "'ras to plebiscite g) at -the same lime denied" that jhei'was the author of Ih'pt'hadibeen fv circulated to .put-.Slr.-'.'rjriili. inv-the jis fields in the proposal1: thatjhe of June, so as lo he ablo idltlons wo'uld'be. ______ lemurred, as ho Tfbnld be. giving sii'monlh's. service for .The ptjs'iradopted was then inlroduced. considered Ihat'tlie Initia- that the charter be amend- ed'tb'.alioTvpf a would easier process than the plebis- Dr. objected,'at he considered the Mayor 'deserved an increase of salary even and the plebiscite .waa-_the Mayor's :Address Mayor, In proceeding to address stated- was-not belligerent ;mobd--out rather'in. sigi :it be. 'I tilren to. to -of the K. occasion." He 'proceeded to' defend .himself against the charge of using the., "big- stick" In bringing, his r'egnejt for the Ealary, raise hefore'tSa :jJeopla: earlier.' .He. Warned -the. rep- ly'resentaliVa of the Herald for puhllsh- as salaryjques- that he had used.his .own language anil made 'the' request .ap- He had Herald.'representative that case 1 vrould he lilgb aud dry with- out a mandate." j The Nfill Rate Referring to the reference in ths editorial .on the salary issue in the to the will rale .the Mayor went on to state that it In 1913 tUe sarae debentures charges and the same as- sessment had prevailed that do today the mill rate would be tho same. But of tha huge debt created before 1913 at that time Interest and sinking fund were not included. They did not hate paid 'uatil 1S14. "In spite of all the property falling to the city, and in sjiile of. the liigii wages, if the city had been' "charged with the deHJn 1913, then.'wilh the saine assessment, the rate would have been what it is today, .In-1913.the'mill rate was only 27, in 1014 -It was 32, but the assess- ment was 131'nilllions. In 1920 the mill was but the asfeessment only approiirnatelj-'ja millions! By simple proportion -you can see that, assess- riioat be'lng'equal in 1920 to 1914, the mill rate would have been 42 then, as it is now'i -it'fs true that the burden Is increased on' property owners and it will increase no'-, because of vacant property falling Into the city.'- CornparisorrWith Other Cities Mayor went'on to argue that no other city, conld- show a hetter hill! rate'than the same assessment. He referred to Afedi- cine Hat .with a lower mill rate, and said'that the gas city had a revenue from the gas, which he could turn to fISO.OOO it he had it in Leth- brldse. was "no tar there for garbage, as the indlTidual'.had'to pay for 'this brought In There was also the revenne'from'ren- tal tax. ot and from th'e rcbonding which did' not go on the.mill rate.: prepare J .try snch financing as the rebondlng scheme. 'Mistakes have .been made.In the aidefmanlc gbverfi- lueat cost :the; city far more thari all the.salary the eight years he had been Mayor. Trips. East Koferring trips 'Jst.his Wor- ship said.r that 'they had more than paid expenses and had saved the city money. ;Mr. Hugh Boyd, who had ac- to Toronto on one oc- .vouch for this in that ho .to accept an offer, for cily'bdnda'wlilch looked "tempting. He, however Hit that ho could do better and goingVfrom Toronto to Montreal he obtained one per cent, more, with TORONTO, Dec. lug re- cently to students of the University 6t Toronto, Bishop McDowell.of the Methodist Episcopal church, ton, D'. C., emphasized the depend- ence.'of peace of.the world upon the preservation of amicable be- tween the United States aud Great Britaiu. ONE POUND LOAF QUEBEC 8 CENTS _ J-tJUEBKC, Dec. tan Press.-Vrhe bskers oper- city of Quebec hare announced tha following droy in prices: Three-pound loaf the cityr and aro lootipg' it.. The messages, which were YscelTed. by the RobertV-j Dollar company and the British-Am- ericau Tobacco company, stato that the" troops wrecked" the banks ami fordgu Sustness establishments of has a population of abont Trie foreigners in city number about 1.00. consulted the over a 'letter he had been some weeks fram- 'as to-inako'the request as gentle as possible, but in.the giving intefrievf. )ii- print it 'wis madp! to'Fook'harsh, which was means his intention.- He then' pro- to explain why ho dld'nbt for thi salary- raise soon- (he paying of all expenses and netting errj arguing that it would not have ijeen honor.LDl6 to have done so oV fore election time I'oIIlics had to ha pjayed to carry out desirable plans; and politics can be played in the In- terest.! of the city He referred to tha managerial form ot government as J reify desirable to a city that wanted :l a'ohange of and a very good form, but that commission form )t wai more desiraVe If he had propos- H ed commission form-of government he fell snre that (he Herald would have 'f opjiosed It The Big Stick one of the eight years I )ia7c served the said the Mayor, "Maro l.heen ahls (o break even. The firflt-year It most me more than thf office paid. 1 gave up part of my salary in the first part of tho first df mv commlsslcnershlp. 'J know CTeryhody knew I should have hadjnn Increase, but how was it to Tne rharfer was rigid, it j ha.1 to be arriended That could only Tjevrlonfl honorably hy the consent of the fSopIe How was It to be brought jbofprs the people? Tho only proper time I could see was at an election. I When Rheumatism HitsYouHard! Sloan's Liniment -Should Be Kept WHY waft (or'a-nevefn pain, nn ache, a rlfumallc twinge fol- lowing a sore mac- sciatica or lumlugo lo inak.- ...yen Uuit work, Vou should havcj Sloan's handy io hofp crirl) i'Sud xou active, and fit, and on the job' Without rubbing for It penatrates, ripply a lilt today to the afflicted part. the School Candidates Speak Before'-.the address of the.. Mayor, candidates for tho school board, with Mr, W. A: Hamilton in the chair, made Mr. Hogg went into the matttr of free'anpplles, showing what had been saved the parents, and in the matter of the cost, the test hooka what had been saved the High" School pupils.-- He Delieveu In tho p'jllcy, ani if elected would continue it.: He re- ferred to tho building necesaary for (he-increased and .increasing BehoVl population, stating that'so far as building a new High School and other hufldlnga, outside (Be ad dltion In Westminster School, he would go slowly and.see that tempor ary .accommodation was providet rather, than launch out into an am bltlous building scheme. In regard jo teachers' salary ha was of 'the j opfnion that tho minimum should bo considered Instead of length of service as Insisted lii (lie teachers' schedule. He contended that his pro- fession gavo him all (he business ca- .parities (he Horald aiivoc.-Ued. Mr. Harron Sir. Harron contented himself by j saying that he would not tako up tho I time allotted to the Mayor but would deal wllh school matters during the campaign. Dr, Uovertng Dr. only spoke for a few 'minules, urging (bat the minimum salary of teachers be raisad to ?1100. He argued that other salaries were proportionately higher referred to lha salaries in tho city hall from (he solicitor downwards to tho omKting the salaries ot the commissioners, if tho mill ra'lo was Id'he attcclcd by tho raising of the teachers' salaries, then those of the city employees must coma down. Mr. Smith Mr. Smith In a brief speech held tho-grAtifylilg, clean, prompt ro- Ifo.f. thai .follows. Sloan's Wnlmont couldn't keep ifs many thousands of friends tba vjorld bver If it didn't f Food That 3 worth remember- All f. thd frost economical. 1VC, 40 Mails In Canada. big. .r tha( (he legal profepaion was a bus! ness one. In regard to ture he laid it down lhat the require- mcnts'of the Department of Kduca- (Ion should be c.irrled out. If school buildings were considered nn nb. ohita necessity to conform to educational needs; (hen they will have to be put up, To spare expense in (tis parti- cular (be hels'h( 6f (oily, lie dill not agree .with (ha teachers' salary i F.hodtilo r.i to Increases Recording (o length .of service, but held pcr- tonal merit shoiild count. j Tho 'candWalcs, Jle.'srs. 1 Marsh nnil Smectl. were not present. the Crowds Grow Larger Each Day the Sale Goes To Be No Sagging Off in the Enthusiasm, EVERYTHING IS MARKED DOP SQ LOW MT YOUR DOLLAR WONDERS HERE Coats, Furs, Corsets, Dresses, Blouses, Silk b> George ties, Serges, Tweeds, Sheetings, Tov.'ellings, Nainsooks, Cretonnes, Marquiaettet, Blankets, Quilts, Boys' Suits, Gloves and Mittcj Gent's Caps, Underwear, Sweaters, Hosiery, Linens, Prints and In fact everything in the store is reduced ridiculously low. Come ancl see. rfi i J Flnn'lette Blankets' The-Largest STre. Cortets, Back. Lacing HOO and S4.50 Values, Prints, Dark or Light 37c Fast Dye and Wide, Heather Cashmere Hose Wonderful Valu'e. Silk Hosiery Winsome Regular Colored Marquiset- te for Curtains 59c Regular 75c and 85c.- 36-inch Madapolam Fine Quality 60c rar 764. Women's Combina- Ribbed Regular Lines.. 50-inch Sealette. Regular Yard. Plaid Dress Go oils' 79c The Ragulir Line. Silk Hosiery Ginghams 39c Regular 60c Line'. 72-inch Bleached Sheeting 88c Regular Habutai Silks 35 inches wide. Regular Cashmere '-Hose, Women's 95c Values. I Boys'Wool Pull- over Sweaters Regular. S3.25. Corduroy 27 inch. Regular 50-inch Velour for Heavy Curtains Regular Yard.'; Heavy Wool Sox Values up to 85c. Crochet White, ball Regular 15c, Ladies' Broadcloth Suits Regular Suit. Ftan'lette Blankets The Medium Size. Heavy Cotton Fill- ed Comforters Regular 55.50. Ladies' Skirts Accordion Pleated Regular Furs! All Prices Cut Down to Pre- DOLLARS A A WORTH FOR WORTH FOR j 18-inch Towelling I9c Heavy for. Rollers. ular 30c. Reg- Silk Veilings, yard 15c All Colors. Wool Finish Blouse Material 43c Regular Values Hudson Seal Plush Coat Heavy Sabl. Collar. Regu- lar .Stripe Flannelettes Regular Values "13c. Child's Bonnets Brawn Bear Skin. Regular and Black Ribbed Tights 85c Girls. All Sizes. Esquimette Plush Coat Oppossuni CoUar. Regular Georgette Crepe 40 Ih'ohes wide. Regular Up to 50. All Wool Botany Serge Regular Poplin-Skirts Regular 36-in. Flannelettes Stripes 45c' Regular Ladies' Tweed Suits Regular s Five, Big Boys' Each Regular Infants' Vests Open Front c Regufar 65c. .Ladies' Blolises Finest Georgettes 515.CO, 515.00, Ilnec. Boy a' Leather Gloves lined. Regular Hudson Bay Blankets Large and tftiiy. Blanket Cloth Coatings i Ladies'Wool Sweater up ,to 116.00. Boys' Tweed s Bloomtrt All Cretonnes, 1 Yard Wide 79C j Regular J1.ZS Yard. Women's Tricotine 'Suits Regular Open 35c Resular Fine Knitted Bloomers Regular 12.50. Other Bargains Throughout the More. HUNDREDS OF OTHER BARGAINS JUST AS GOOD son ;