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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUB TJETHfmiDCF. DAILY TYEIUI.O WEDNESDAY. DRfifiMBEH -I. 1018 Raise Rates on Public Utilities; H Also-Propose an Income Tax as New Method of Taxation acenient vaii made Ihis by iliyor Handle tfiM. itu> ieil of Ihc ItjrUUture lUllus for awtndu-euu of tBimlon. Onu it 'ibe principal aqicnrtmeuts will lie tor la levy an iucome. tax wild no exemptions. .VVor tlie pKfil uioQib tbe rouiK'll has rnaslderlos the taiallou ques- IfaKi la the light of 'be nued to jreiter percentage of the taxes At (he ihe rliy it collecting only about 75 per cent. the cues, levied, with the result municipal finances are lieaded tor I tie rock's, as fa the ciee of Prince Albert. The council is therefore de- Urmlned to tike heroic measures lit inter that. Ibe finances o[ the cliy mky he from rulu, end to dim they hare declared (heir, mten- tfbn to widen Ibe basis of laralfou. io that more people will be exiled upon to carry the load. Three Wayi "1 wroie a letter to Ibe comicii." yiid Ibe mayor, "in which l proposed three ways of spreading ihe (ax uur- deu.. 1 eugiofited: we shouM have nu Income tai with wtu> powers. utilities should charge con- sumer's Enough that 10 uor ceiil. over tost would be making a profit to go to Llie reductiuu of there Ehoald be 15 yer cent. lDCTcaEtviH not re- duce It 10 at Jeasi 2S mills on ao Litsessmeat of per ciplU. tbeu must further broaden the beals of taxation. "Thu otber commissloneirs Lave lo Ilih jilan. 'Wo 'ciln wake oo very dcdnUc slnlcmoql nor like any iirtioi) lo'ebforco iho.neV unlil nficr the logWolurarilti, but ibal Is lljq.'pJaii Had Agreed fommlssIoTiyrd onJ Mocch were sk'ii by'TUe HornU lliey. iigreed Hut iho plan above oulltaed had received tholr sanction, Com-: inleeloner Krceuan explaiurd his cbanga of opinion on the matter of Increasing llm rates .ou utilities. ''1 iho principle Is nnij or- dinarily 1 would ppuusfi it 10 the tasl, hut'lhc'cslEeuytoft o( city's financial poslllon (Kiqulre iba'i n-e lake tlrusik1 itejis. tuusl raise tho money whi'rc we can, upon Huso people to ulllldg lo pay and who can afford in pay. JUlstpg tbc rales on utilities will havp to be borne by everyone alifep, ,cu that there Is no discrimina- tion. Thai fa Ibe only reason 1 as- seuifd lo the Income Tax As (or the Iticonie Frce- IUIQ evptaSucd thai the council would ask (or an .anieudment which would allow tio exemptIQUS vrhiuever. The Idea is to graduate ihc scale. Tit? earning would prob- ably be nskeJ tq pay only Imlf of on? per cent., but a porsuu' earning "would probably be taxed in Iho rate of 3 per cenl. However.' uuy taxes paid on uraucrly will be offset against thu iucoaic Ux, and where n man's properly' taxes amount lo more than his Income'tax woulil ourt to Ihure'wlll liieoine tax levied. ayor JUtdlo c-iplaluod Hint Ihe re-A'se- In on im- provements on'property would'have to come gradually because mauy proporty-ovucrs had given long on their ul a mto wlilch takes Into ccmsl derail on tho present ls ot taxation on buildings. How- ever Ihe mayor declared that Lelli- bridge would have lo KeL away from tho slnglo tax Idea until finances nro rlRhted at least. Ho also dL'clarof) (lutt, as'llin wholo new plan conlemplatcs thu rciluctlon In tares on vacant uropeitVj the council going to endeavor to haVo (In; allow the city lo luiyose an lucreiui'ui lai: on va- cant property so cirat- if in yearB real estate comes back lo iho old figures Hie dlieeus who Ihe burdens now will get some of benefit nccrulug lo tlw vacant prop' tfrly owners ;through lUo lessened laiiitlon in thu meantime. 18306 Mia. t c. Newt 11-20 if New December Numbers of BarrientoS and Lazaro in iraviatai" Great Lowe Duet For their fint concerted'Gohimbkniimber these fame us 'Metropolitan stars have chosen the thrilling climai.of Verdi's nxut dramatic opera. An erqukite record of and beautiful music nobly surig, "AUa in Maschera This apirklipg iria 'might have. been written "ipicially for Stracciari so completely does it Ke in the richest range of his glorious baritone. And Stracciari, needless to say, has made the most of his opportunity. A 77085 The Lure of Music Tbe fuu tmtbnludS gr.uk ike rack itrmi hraman lidfl ei irt Korce ID ilx mirr. On M zll Columbii Dealtn. of tlie Chimes" and Sluraberboat" by Barbarajdaurel A BppealiDg personalky, i Yoke of in- natural beauty, long study under snch marten as de.Reszkc iivi all Maure) has brought tg the singing of two lullabies. And the resuk is well, r 5 I ijK i, i i-ecal fivorit Cttmtia Jt.c.iWi wi mlm Ike MM mf Gturril Pcniiiif's diimiiic record Mcssip: koa France" raaJebyPctjhing COMPANY, Torw.lo Ls KENNY ALLIN CO, LIMITED MIS OH SHE SDSEOU .tickets.are osi now bi members of. the Girls' Auxiliary Co the four big" Lyceum all motion which unj to vlstt LeihbriJgc this winter. The first of ibese Is the Pirn r Concert Company, :i lilg musics Umellcm irhtch comes bere on -Lintier Tho neyt Is Irvln S Cobb, who needs no introduction. He Is probably the most popular lecture L writer, on the XprLli American continent today ftinl fs kuown millions of readers. have been uo more- thai oQO-houses quarantined in Lelbbridg during tbe epiJemic. up lo dale, said Sanilary Inspector Yallance The Herald yesterday, "and tbl would mean in round figures abou CREGS, Ihreo cases t llic haute. ,ln addition to this tber were about 25 of tho caae not placarded, varion 3, chiefly due to the fact Lha ot the (lectors wore 111 z the same time. and unahle lo -repor cases. This" means, that at lha 6u side there were the city. I do not believe lhal th rigure o[ 3rOQO cases is co reel. -In view of the Jigur 1 lulnk LeLhbrlJgft has been quite a well off, li not better, lhan other, ce: Ires to population." not pi realms, several Edmonton Clal lllClt praise of heihbrfdge's anti- lug ot.public utilities was given The bj' Lftas. 'Taylor, ulning cnRlncer and power oincrl, ud a weH-knovs [i old-lluier of, Kd- noiiton, who' paid K bhort visit to he last week. Ifo was a guest at Itc I.elhbrEdgo Hotel, anO ii unly llio second trip In recc-ut years e lias nifido to ilr. Taylor IB at present handling Edmonton's power problem for lliein. operates tho powoih'uuso ou ptlvnte havlqg taken It over rotii tbe city tjoine lime ago. The city pays a certain rate for tbe de- Ivery of power, and aUo pays thn overheat! charges, la this way, says Mr, Taylor, the cUy, which lias, al- ways haJ a great deal of trouble wUU Is power problem. (3 saving' JJ50.000 i year (n expenses.. The btg gas producer plant, installed 1L year's ago by Edmonton, Is nol being operated. rv Taylor, belic'vea lhal Lolh- jrldge's utilities aro being liantllct! good ptyle, and gives particular ?rRlse lo Ilr. Watson, the power louse staff, he says, is abou he best ijoworhonss man in iho pror He Is a man who works ior economy at all limes, and understands his business. Good Coal Mines Mr. Taylor, who has been looking1 over some oE the locfil coal believes that there Is a good luturo am ail. mines in tills district, a ml ibat Ihe coal being mined ta Uio varjrous smaU-.miDes throughout tho dlslrlct Is of tbe very best quality. Gas for Edmonton Mr, Taylor' in coal mines'east of Edmonlou, and IB also Inlerested in the new gas field thai has been discovered in the Tofleld district He states that- thero Is a flow ot Clinic feel per day a Vfl liable, which is much. more. I ban the needs of KtlnionlOTi, llm companies hope shorlly to pipe their product. Bargain Event of the THIS IS UNDOUBTEDLY -THE GREATEST VALUE GETTINQ SALE OF ThJE SEASON. YOU SAVE ON BLANKETS, COMFORT. ERS, GOODS, SHEETING, PILLOW COTTONS, CORSET8, LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR, SILK AND IERCC DRESSES AND HOSIERY. IN FACT ITS A SALE THAT COVERS' THE WHOLE SYORE. Grey Flannel H'E the greatest value lu gray flannel .Uvat ve .liayc.jever.offer- cil. IllBhl Just when you need It for ''tmdprEuirta and children's, welti: Worth COc 40c C5c. Salo White Flannelette The last? call on tills cicoUciiL ijualHy, Vfhlte Flannelette. 25 !rc. wide 20c j-ard at wholesalo' loilay. Whilo II lasts, Sale Black Special A rich black Pcau do Sole Silk. This Is the silk that Is noted for great wearing qualities. There i3 nothing Letter made la silk for a dress or odd skirt. 36 In. wide. It's worlh 53.75 yard to- day. Readjusting Snle, yorit 3.00 Hemmed Sheets 00 Lcimnc'i cotton eliects, ready for uso. Mnilc frnin excel- lent quality of- liQivjf. Ehcctlde Ihol will give all MnJs of wuar llcgular 52.00 1p 52.26 value. Hc-icljusttiig Sato, 1 7C each.................. White Bath Toweii 100 jialr g( cxlra largo-while (crry labels. In -epltHjkl- Heavy absorbent quulKj'. size ?2r40, au cicellent lowel tor Hie uali room. Regular J1.25 hX Hc-aJjuslliig SilD. pair l.UU BLANKETS .Just a word nboul our pura wool blankets. These are tlio values oi. last year, we liought enough for two years bu( now wo put them oil oa sale at a ble saving (9.00 Wool Blankets, }9.75 Wool Blamieta, "7 oh J12.EO Wuol Blank. 1 ft Aft ets, lor lU.Ul) BUY NOW AND PREPARE FOR THE COLD WEATHER. Every Coat Redu ced LIT .UUCM MOTHER HUBBARO-SHO THE SENSIBLE 1MA3 DONJT A RHEUMATIC PAIN Go after it with Sloan's dangeroos At the regular meeting'of the LaLh- bridge-Ketilish Association beld in SI: Marj-'s .last- -'artfir a lensthy- discussion Hie. [oliowins .reao- luMoa was unaniraoualj' atlopted: "That tTiia Aasoclalion heartily snp- poris Ihe JdeaMif'a public Hbarry. the satd r library any way coanectcd wilh tbe Carnegie proposal; in view o[ the probable future grdwlh ot Ihe city and consequent in- accommodation of the pres- ent building as cltyoFHccs, Ibts iallon suggests that' the Chinook Club FREE! FREE! 50.00 ONTAJdORAt COAT -the numlierof- yards Sllklne iii.'Oiir. window act] to Uie noarcgt wo >vlfl give ILls, beautiful coat. An allc'ived' with every piircliasc of ?1.0d or over. Contest closes Salimlay, -December 2Slh. VYOU MAY BE THE LUCKY' ONE bji-jjllilied as a sile for (lie aald considerlcs the iocalloii Ideal for that Apply a littlf, don't let it frtif- 'trate, twinge! Sirne far external pains, strains, slillnc3s ol ioinia or niusclej, bruises. Inslant relief iriussineis or clothine. the biggest selling liniment ytar after year. Eco- nomical by reason oT enormous salar. Keep a hif bollle ready at all Alade in Canada. Ask your for Sloan's LinimenL, Slparis Kills Pain _ The Best Cough Syrup Is Home-made ptthM; Iwri of (his well known plan of raakinjr coutfh srnm al liorne. But Sire you ever it'r jou do, you Trill undrraUwl whj thou fancij o! jdmiliKi, (lc irorM over, ItA Hiey eould hirdly house with out it. He eimplo ind cDoip. Tint the FAVORS A Editor o[ the auBfiealloiis. haro-been in lately tor a monument lo lie erected for tbeae brave men who have 'alien on tbe battle Reid Tor our .free- dom and to thoae men who will short- y-.return Co our city worst war in history. -I would suggest a pub- ic library na It would be tho best monument" that "could be U would serve-Its purpose tor all tlrao to came and it would be so creeled lliat separate room he set, aside tor war .rophlea and. photos of all the men who ro fallen should decorate iuB walls. We come next as to cost, that should lie easy Ior a cily like Lei got back to tho'old slogan, fight pay, but instead of the alwve lei PS-use a BCTT slogan, "pay or tbat la to say all Llio .business men pay, all men who cao >Jay, pay their and Ihose who caonot pay glTc a IDW days work or a week on the building free ot charge. The. above suggestions are small.compared to the sacrifices the men who died for our freedom. Lot fbe people of the cily shew the boys when they return that they ,ap- preciate them an'l erect a public lib- rary in Iho year i019. tho aanie year as we Iiope peace will be signed. A public library would IB much better upoa than wi.it we abould have had to'look on It fho Oeriuana bod tea leu the allies and we owe It ioys that wo can once more ro the victors. DAVID. KINO, Evidence tlial the Rotary Club of Lethbrtfge. in common with1 alt other. Rotary ClubVin Canada, 'ihc'United StaUs and Great Britain, pays much attention to community service was gtveu afa meeting of the club last week, when from tne funds of llic or- ganization1 was voted for the Herald Christmas Cheer Fund to bfl used by Ihe Nursing Mission "In Its regular Christmas endeavor lo spread cheer throughout the city. In addition' the club vcled to Ihe Salvation Army for its Christ matf fund to he useil In giving-a regular 'Cbrislraas to Ehn donalions cb'nfea out 61 Ilia [urTdFjoSf Ihe club raised for community service. io.'for'' In future, and to cover the expense of lie ier3' JCIOili03 Christmas that big-'carnival' Is :LoIng aiagerl at tba main (air.building next week. Hev. John P. I-ehy, former presi- dent of Ilia Hoiy Cross College, Wor- cester, Mass., died nt.SL tlie-Hudson. plain V.ISAC syrup to 1111 up Ibe boitlP. Or, desired, -JM clarified honey, or corn ajrnp, instead of synip. hither way, it Rood, nerer And joy 16 ounces oj remedy thin you could buy ready-nude for firn times iU cost. It J3 rrally wonderful how quickly this nomtr-mnae remedy conquers a. usually in 21 fmura ir kae. U to irenttrale ITiroiiah every flir pisiaer, lopsena a dry. hoarse or lipht couch, jlhe heals the rncrabrawa, and pivea Imnst immediate relief. Splcn- for thror-t licVle, croup, ironrhTtis ar.d bronchial asthma. J'mex is 4. highly eonecntralri com- pound of (renuir.e N-wway pine r-itract, find has btt-n urrd for rrncrations for ar.d ehos> ailraenfi. Avoid by astinz jour rtnifffist for oY with full Am) ton'L any- tiff. Guaranteed (o ffirc ulisnlrite J'Jf'Viflcx 1LBEELECIN There will be on election for pub- lic school Inisleea next .Mor.illf. At 12 o'clock today none of Ihc foar can- didates had dropped out of for the three position. It had' be en nnderstood thai Hr. LovcricB Intc-od- frd lo withdraw, but he refused to do so; The four candidate, arc n. n. Davidson, John Scott, AJ D. Hogg and J. K. Voting tahr-S placo noil Monday bftlwcen the hours 4 pud S p DL. Every Virtue It is -impossible not to like Ivory Ivory possesses every virtue soap can possess and docs everytbing that soap can do. Its purity and mildness prevent its harming the tcnderest skin or most delicate fabric. Its lather is copious, thick) soft. It perfectly and rinses easily. Ivory will give you more all round satisfaction than any soap you have cycr used, no matter what the prce.- WORYSOAP PURE f Cmttt ftOiritw ;