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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta \ WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE D^TLY HERALD PAGE fimEE By WeIliri|ton rfimWH's Wfff^lE ?AID WAS � ^-�-^srnr'i v j ewritM; I.IB, I., H.��.n.r F..t-r. ..r.k., In., Br.rt B-lHIn rlghtt f.UrvW. ho us flCfm, /*iS I'M SUAH YOU'D 'KIEVA>N fit Hj^VsilYH hYsgr---7 �- - - BOULTON'S TAXI Closed, and Heated C^lir City and Country Trip* Office Phono ...:......... 1706 ^ RESIDENCE Phone ..... r'098 MSLNE TRANSFER Coal C.o.D. Prompt Service. Phone 1345, 410 13th Street N. � 280-2G SONATMAGRA Mayor Bennion's Supporters Hold Meeting and Organize -A Soldier's Letter (From Our Own Corrwnnflfint) MAGRATH, Dec. 3.-Magrath is on tiie eve of another municipal election and it looks like there will be a real If^e time and will, no doubt be the most exciting of any election In years. The vacancies to be filled are the office of mayor, three councillors and three membera of the school board. Monday was nomination day and the results were: .For mayor, Ernest Bennlon and J. A. Rirle; Councillors, D. F. Fowler, J. 'A. Mercer, J. H. Bridge, A. Coleman, Al. Miller and D. R. Toomer; School Trustees, Mrs. Olive Bennlon, J. H. Turner, J. Parkinson, A. Merkley, T. J. Davies, C. Jensen, C. Blurael., The biggest fight seems to be on the mayor,' not much excitement seems to he created over the other offices, however this may come later. On 'Moaday evening a meeting wai held In tinS town hall by the supporters df Mayor Bennion. A good, crowd wa^ in Mtendance, but the meeting not being- tliofoughly advertised, very few people knew anything of it. John Bridge, was appointed chairman 6t the' meeting. Secretary-Trea: surer Rich was called on for a few remarks. He In a few words spoke of the good work of Mayor Bennlon and the council In the past two years, and introduced ~ Mayor Bennlon, who was'speajifer. ,/He arose with ,|great applause. Hftplft^orfli was well received by the audieiiciB,, being the same as in tho past term, which every Honest thinking man knows has been the very best that could have been given to a to;|fn under the existing circumstances. He desires to give the best service to his home and country wherever it may be. He acknowledged the mlBtak^s which he naay have niadei] bii}t^0uid ;inip^^^^ eS?tiii' reiSi'dVls op^ and his pn.b de-' Bireltiastljpen ,t� jbenp^^ He difeBijSsritpiifie.ak just a^nd true'oJE all, t9''inalce'wjends a keep thepi. If oii:e?fep'Ul^Slavfl in air works, patriotic and others,/a groat worker In Red Cross, and he was,satisfied with his past labors. : { Mr,' Harold Wood, a retiring councillor,, was-.called'on for a few re-jiiarlfs. ^ He i spoke o� the Carefulness �of-Mayor Bennion in appointing his Gommittees and placing Ills men ^apd ' money, the aggressJveness and splendid work of Mayor Bennlon.  R. W. Bradsliaw was uppoliiled chairman of the campaign committee and th& town divided and all arrangements made for the campaign. Letter From Soldier' The following letter will be of interest to Magrath people written by Gunner Clarence Blaxall,  who left iiere only a year ago, and has had some great experience for a young soldier: Somewhere In Prance, Oct. 31, 1918. � Dear Mother,-At last I have a chance to write again. I- received your letter and parcel. The parcel sure came at the right time), as I was so hungry when I\got it, we had >been on the go all day and did not get anything to eat until late. The cake was great and in tine shape, everything else was great, too. "The "Drinket", (a condensed drlnJc^put up especially 'for parcels overseft), was great. I got one'- ot^ the French civilians to make some for mo and they were sure please'd. to taste anything like thatl as they have been half starved for the past four years. "'I got the parcel from the Red Cross, it was a beauty, too, I wrote and thanked them for It, but 'in. case they don't get the letter jjou please thank them for me. The cake was made by Mabel Harker, and it was great. 'Well mother,' I wish I could tell you all that is going.ori, I would, not iiavc'missed it for anything. Never before in myllte did I see such a happy, bunch of people as the civilians were. Just returned to their homes; some were Just as if they were mad.Jcrying with* Joy, hollering when they saw us coming. The first town we went through I never saw such things In my life; I being a gunner, was walking at the side of the gun, the first corner we came, to were lots of girls and old men. and old women, who could.hardly walk, were out to see lis,I a bunch.=o�� For Divisions "A,", ,"AA" and "B" at the gmynasluni-,building of the Westminster � scliopl; North Lethbridge. ........ For Divisions "C," ;"D" and "E" at the Central acliobr building. And that I will at 12 a.m. on Tuesday, the lOth day of December, -at the city clerk's office, in the city �liall, sum up the votes -and declare the result of tiie election. ; 'Given under my hand at Leth.-bridge this 4th day of December, i9is; DO^s^ALD A. DUFF, 30;-2 ' Returning Officer. Train No., 5:j^' from Medicine Hat to Calgary via Letihbriflgc and Aldev-sydewlli run daily except Sunday. Train No. 5i2' from Calgary to Medicine Hat via': Aldersyde and Lethbridge will run daily except Sunday.. For further particulars apply any C. P,iR.- Ticketjjigent, or J. E'ffHbCTOR ' District Passenger Agent, Calgary. WHODOES the BEST GLEANING? LEE DUCK, At 402 Thirteenth Street N-Phone 1770 Lee Duck ha� befen hei-e for five yeara, �nd he ! a well known tailor In the city.- His haa'extended his bu�lnet�liy'adding one dry cleaning mffchlne.^ ' highest CLAsa woFiK/And ijowest prices; ; , Presfced onljr.. Sponge Cleaning; Dry Cleaning /(delivery free) 6$c:t.) Improvement District No.; 8. '(c5 Improvement District No. 9. (d) Municipal District No. 10 (eaSt of Waterton river). ' > (e) Improvement District No. 38 (Township 4, Ranges 22, 23 and 24, and all that portion of Township 5,. Range 24, east of St.' Mary's river). The hospital scheme submitted by the board upon. Avhich the ratepayers will be asked to vote is as follows: 1.-To purchase the already existing Cardston hospital from the Cardston Hospital, Limited, for the sum of ?6,500.00, to include land, . buildings and'equipment, and to impi'ove same to meet the requirements of the district. 2.-The location of tlie hospital to be in the town of Cardston. 3.-To supplement, the revenue derived from taxation by a schedule of fees, as under: , Bona fide ratepayers, and m^m-. hers of his or her family, ahd female domestic help, |1.00 per hospital da;y. All resident iion-ratepayers upon the payment of the sum of J4.80 to the hospital board witihin three months from the date of ' adoption of this scheme, and annually thereafter; sijch payment to'be made on or before th'e first' day of March, shall be entitled to the same rate per hospital day as ratepayers. Operating room free to ratepayers and resident non-ratepayers - paying the above amount. Nonresidents, $3.00 per hospital day. Operating room charges, $2.00 for minor, and $5.00 for major operations. 4.-To create a debenture indebtedness of $12,500.00. Ten-year- debentures, .repayment plan, 7 per cent. Interest. 5.-To regay debentures 10 per cent, principal each year with accrued interest, or equal annual payments of principal,and interest. G.-ESTIMATED REVENUE. Hospital* f e e.s from patients.$ 1,520.00 Collection from non-rate- ,-' payers ..;...' 480,00 G oy e rn.m en t� - -grant .,'. ,,. 500.00 Assessment 16,815.81 ' --^$19,315.81 'ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE. . Capital Account. , K Debenture principal ........$ 1)250.00 Interest ...... 875.00 Maintenance. Staff .........I 4,000.00 Drugs and dressings ... .... 1,250.00 . Fuel and Light 400.00 ' Supplies.^..... 2,600.00 Secretary's salary, stationery, etc. .....i 250.00 ' ^ Bank interest .-. 200.00 Organization expenses .., .. 200.00 Sundries ,-.. .. 550,00 Insurance ..... 260.00 Non-collection of taxes ,. 7,490.81 Improvement District No. S. 186,185 acres, at 3c......? 4,9 Improvement District No. 9, lGC,li;4 acrci, at - 3c...... Improvement District No. 38, 65,209 acres, at 3c ..... Municipal District No. 10, $1,042,81;^ at 3 mills---- Town o� Cardston, $586,381, at 3 mills Total ....... i..... .....$16,815.81 Ad 8 MISCELLANEOUS WANTS WANTED TO BUY-Airedale male pup. Must be cheap. Apply Box 30 Herald. ' , 300- WANTED-I have one outfit and am prepared to do any Itind of teaming in town or country. Apply C. Johin-sou, P. O. Box 570, LethBNdge. 301-6 Dr. A.T. Spankie M.O., CM. EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST ^ Office rooms 121-122 New P. Burns Building, Corner Sth Av-a, and 2nd St. East, Calgary. Offlco Phone M2S4S Residence Phono M2077 Intprne and House' Surgeon, ManhattaJ Eye. Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, New York City, 1311-1914. Specialist to Calgary School Board WANTED-Best prices on car of green feed or upland hay; also one.and-',a half tons of chicken feed ;wheat. A'.-G. McFarlane, Moyie,.B.C. s- ' j^-6 WANTED-Bpok56eping, StenQgra'phy; and Typing. Expert'','yvork ' at'.ijfoitf convenience. H. Lee;iRoonf' K Ifull 6iock. - : ' ;'2'E!:9r-o WANTED-^A home for a baby,boy 20 months old. For further Irffornia-tion write John Maskio, Hardieville, Alberta. ; 297-6 WANTED-To^njurchase I. H, C;. Titan 10-20 horse power trac.tor, late 1917 or 1918 model. Give full particulars as to condition, price, etc., in first letter. A^.'Raworth._414 14th St. S. , 297--6 WANTED-From """SO^ tfi~IoF'^"head horses or cattle in exchange for. good agreement of sale oh land sold. Might put in some cash. J. C. Leslie and, Co., 301 Beveridge Block. Calgary. . ,!299-6 WANTED TO BUY-^SiVen'' or eight roomed niodernhbuse on. large lot on south side, centrally located. State your best price and terms at once by letter. Apply Box 79 Herald. 298-C WANTED TO BUY--25 -tO 50: hlFd two year old steers in fair condition, beef breeds only. W^^rite full detfiUs and price asked. Geo, B. ThomiiBoli, 2402 Sharp AveJ, Spoltano, Wash: 2ii9-25 LISTINGS OF FORD AND  CHBVROLBTS ;' ' PALACE GARAGE PJione 1837. ; Auto Exchange "'294-0 MALE HELP 500 MEN WANTED TO LEARN ; ' r"-AUTOMOBILE AND GAS TRACTOR ENGINEERING At Hemphill's (government Licensed chain of Motor Schools. We teach by actual practice to operate and, repair Automobiles, Tractors and;(Sta;t]onary Engines. '"'Ouiy 5'ree Employment Office will help Jbu choose a position as chauffeur', mechanic, truck drivjer or tractor engineer, at $5.p0 to $ip,00 JJer day. Wpnder'ful demand',^-for, .Gas-, Mechanics and Engineers.?; "p^y.Jaijd. evening classes now on. �teu'iiiBi'i^Jany time. We also teacii. .oxy-k'?!6tyt6iie welding and steam vulcaniz^u^i>'.;Call around and see our.niew sch'dbt'nnd wonderful collection of cari,' tractors and gas engines for the students;^ to learn on.  Write or call for Free Catalogue. Attend the nearest Br'ancli to you, HEMPHILL. MOTOR SCHOOLS y Palace Garage, Lethbridge, Alberta. : Branches at:' Calgary, -Edniontou, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg,' Vancouver and POii'tland, Ore. Become independent.r learn Vulcanizing ( and tubes),,Lot us tell you all about it.- . �> � HEMPHILL'S MOTOR SCHOOL 308 Second Avenue- south. ,-300-0 AUeTIONEER Long experience in stock and farm machlnory. Sales 2onduct-ed ia any part of Alberta. P. LAVALLEY COALDALE, ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call The Oowsley Land Agency, Lethbridge. Phone 1809 Free! if [lllott Sfceet Metal Works , Winter will soon be here and bring with it the cold weather. ; Have your furnaces overhaul, ed by us. Expert work. Hot air furnace work a specialty.,; , ,.,.. Phine h7l3 330 Sixth St.- 8. . V Lethbridge, Alta. SIM*---^--:- DRAYIMG Of KinAn WesteniTransferCo. Limited �rri��-c. p. R. Proight >� PHohES or,"!** ...........� in> y Sta'jUv.......... 1�e4 /, L. 4- ^* Roosa AND son THE .BAGGAGE TRAn'sFER' .LIGHT OKAYING Day and night sorvice to any i ti>aiji � when called. Pinnos mo'v-' ed '(reasonable),. i .' � Residence 922 2nd Avenue South- Tractor Repairs We specialize'!nreborlnB*ga9 tractor *. cylinders, � and tittlRB> oversize pistons and ringS;^' ., 'We have Jn stock at present oversize pistons for all popular makes of gas tractors. Ford Engines Rebored, NIVEN BROS. 216 1st Ave. 8. PHons 17(3 -$19,315.81 DISTRIBUTION OF OAPIl-AL AND . MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES canada food boako' i-icen8e number 2^,-|. 320 Acr^s in the Warner !>!irict Half under cultlvatlbs, good nouse and other buildings, all fenced, well, for >33,00 per acre, � . . - , , � , ,�.  Horses and machinery Included, $1^500 cash, balance halt: crop. Interest 7%. ,,, CHAS. T. COUSINS . SKIFF, ALTA. tmmuMiimmmmasiimtmmimmm FURS-FURS-FURS Highest Prices PaW CANADIANV HIOE AND METAL .  % COMPANY >^ �>-220 ^and Ave. 8. 264-0 Please nohfy^ SecV Veterans' Oulj ? ;