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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE DAILY Rates on Public Utilities Also Propose an Income Tax as New Method of Taxation Announcement made thin tJArftiitf br Mayor hut tiu ctty will ffd 0 tfte neit section of the for tMmlit fw of Cm Mr the jfthcfril amendments wilt he ptiwer to lev an income tax WlH no tbe past month the council has Mm considering the taxation flues ttku in the light of the need to so greater percentage of the taxes At the present time the city M collecting only about 76 per af tile taxes with the result feat municipal finances are headed the as In the case of Prince The council is therefore de Mrffllned to rake heroic measure in that the finances of the city be saved from and to that Md they hate declared their inten to widen tbe basis of to that more people will be called upon to carry the 1 wrote a letter to the ftaid the In which 1 proposed three ways f spreading the tax bur I suggested we should have an income tat with wide utilities should charge con sumers enough thnt 10 per over coat would be making a profit to go to the reduction of there should be a 15 pel increase in the assessment on with u warning to owners of improved property that this would be gradually imireanwl year by Our aim is to relieve the present taxpaying basis of between and of present and to spread that amount over as many agreed to this We can no very definite statement nor lake any action to enforce the plan until after the IcglMftturt but thnt Is the plan now When Kreemin Add Meoch were seen by The Herald they agreed that tho plan nbove outlined had received thotr missioner Kreeman explained change of opinion on the matter of increasing tho rates on t the principle is and or dinarily I would oppose it to the hut lIIP exigencies of the cllya financial position roqnlre that we take drastic must raise the money where we calling upon to pay who are willing to pay and who can afford to Raising tho rates on utilities will have to be borne by everyone so thnt there is no discrimina That is the only reason I as sented to he Income Tax As for the income Free man explained that the cbuncil would who art not now paying I ask for an which would any but who are capable of allow no exemptions The idea is to graduate the The paying as we possibly We must aim to reduce our taxation to the neighborhood of l0 mill on an assessment of per If the new basis proposed will not re duce it to at least 25 mills on an assessment of per then we must further broaden on the basis of The other commissioners have to graduate the person earning would prob ably be asked to pay only half of one per but a person earning would probably be taxed ul the rale of 3 per any taxes paid on property will be offset against tho income and where a mans property taxes amount to more than his income tax would amount to wilt be no Ittoome tax Mayor Hurdle explained that the Increase In the assessment on Im provement on property would have to come gradually because many propertyowners had given long leases on their buildings at a rate which takes Into consideration the present basis of taxation on How ever the mayor declared bridge would have to get away from the single tax Idea until finances nre righted at Ha nlgo declared ns the whole new plan contemplates the reduction in taxes on vacant the council was going to endeavor to have the legislature allow the city to Impose an increment tax on va cant property so that If In ft few years real estate comes back to the oid figures the citizens who bear the burdens now will got of the benefit accruing to the vacant prop erty owners through the lessened taxation in the PWS HANDLING OfLEIHTOtS IS DECEMBER 1018 Says Edmonton Lcthbridftc Edmonton to tiet CtaA 18306 14 t 1120 New December Numbers of BarrientoS and Lazaro in Traviatatf Great Ixivc Duet For their concerted Columbia number these famous Metropolitan stars have chosen Tarigi O the thrilling climax of Verdis most dramatic An exquisite record of great and beautiful music nobly A Stracciari Sings Alia Vita in Maschera This ipmrkliog aria might have been written specially for completely does it He in the richest range of his glorious And needless to has made the most of his A The Lure of Muaic The author food music within the reach with technical tanaw and brinfinf the human o4 art home to she On aalt at all Columbia of the Chimes and i51uniberboattbv Barbara JAav by A appealing voice of in imitable natural long study under such marten i Jean de Reszke and Uievalier all OMM Maurel has brought to the singing of two muchiovtd And the result hatrthem A 26M 5 3C compr 39lk 39lk ctwry Hear Gcaertl Pmbints dramatic record A from France made by Pershing COLUMBIA GRAPHOFHONE Toronto KENNY ALLIN LIMITED Ntxt Dallas Hetel Phone U87 The DrugBook Store TICKETS ON SALE FOR BIG EVENTS Season are on now by members ot the Girls Auxiliary for the four big Lyceum attractions are to visit this The first of these is the Farn er Concert a big musical motion which conies here on De iumber The next is Irvln who needs no He is probably the most popular lecturer and writer on the North American continent today and is known to millions of There have been no more than 500houses quarantined in Lethbridge during tbe up to said Sanitary Inspector Vallance to The Herald and this would mean in round figures about allowing three cases to the In addition to this there j were about 25 of the cases not through various chiefly due to the fact that several of the doctors were ill at i the same time and unable to report This means that at tha out side there were about cases in the I do not believe that tho figure of cases is quite cor In view of the I think Lethbridge has been quite as well if not than other cen tres in proportion to Itf BABY MUCH AT MCK fBOS MOTHER THE SENSIBLE rMAS IK DONT NEGLECT A RHEUMATIC PAIN Go after it with Sloans Liniment before it gets dangerous High praise of Lethbrldges and ling of public utilities was given The Herald yesterday by mining engineer and power and a wellknown oldtimer of Ed who paid a short visit to the city last He was a guest at tbe and It is only the second trip in recent years he has made to Taylor Is at present handling Edmontons power problem for He operates the powerhouse on n private having taken it over from the city some time The city pays a certain rate for the de livery of and also pays tho overhead In this says the which al ways had a great deal of trouble with its power is saving a year in The big gas producer installed years ago by is not being Taylor believes that Leth bridges utilities ire being handled in good and gives particular praise to of the power house he is about the best powerhouse man in the prov ince He is a man who works for economy at all and who understands his Good Coal who has been looking over some of the local coal believes that there is a good future small mines in this and that the coal being mined in the variroua small mines throughout tho district is of the very best Qas for Edmonton Taylor is interested in coal mines east of and is also interested in tbe new gas field that has been discovered in the Tofleld He states that there is a flow of feet per day which is much more than the needs of where the companies hope shortly to pipe their eat in Event of the Year THIS 18 UNDOUBTEDLY THE GREATEST VALUE OETTINO SALE OF THI YOU SAVE ON COMFORT ORESS PILLOW LADIES AND CHILDRENS SILK AND 8ERGI DRESSES AND IN PACT ITS A SALE THAT COVERS THE WHOLE FAVOR OF LIBRARY At toe regular meeting of the Leth bridge Kentish Association held in Marys Hall last after a lengthy discussion the following lution was unanimously adopted That this Association heartily sup ports tbe ideaof a public llbarry as a memorial to the Lethbridge men tak ing part in the great war That this association is strongly adverse to the said library being in any way connected with the Carnegie proposal That in view of the probable future growth of the city and consequent in adequate accommodation of the pres ent building as city this assoc iation suggests that the Chinook Club building be utilized as a site for the i said considering the location Ideal for that Apply a dont let it ptnc twinge Same for external stiffness cf joints or Instant relief without mussiness or soiled biggest selling Jiniment year after Eco nomical by reason of enormous Keep a big bottle ready at all Made in Ask your druggist for Sloans Sloans The Best Cough Syrup It Homemade M MIT aad ret haw tbe eonfe fog Tffolmbly heard of this well known plan of making cough syrup at But have you ever used it When you you will understand why thou sands of the world feel tlmt they could hardly keep house with out Ita simple and hut the way it takes hold of a cough will quickly earn it a permanent place in your Into ft pour ouniiiB of Pmcx 50 cents add eranuluted sugar syrup to nil up the if use cluriflei ir corn instead of it never ami you 16 ounces of bettor couph remedy tlun you could buy refldyniaclif for fivo tirata its It is really wonderful how quickly bomfrinudci remedy conquers a usually m 21 Imufs or It seems to ueuetrate through every air loosens a hoarse or tiftlit lifts the heals the mid elves almost immediate jlid for iid lirumhial highly concentrated com pound ot fciiuinu Norway pine and has been used for ueneraliouu for and chest Avoid ciisanDointment by Baking your for ounces of with full and dont aucept any triinjr Guaranteed to five absolute or money promptly u 1 FAVORS A LIBRARY Editor of the Herald suggestions have been given in lately Zor a monument to be erected for these brave men who have fallen ou the battle field for our free dom and to those men who will short ly return to our city worst war in I would suggest a pub lic library as it would be the best monument that could be It would serveits purpose fur all time to come and it would be so erected that a separate room be set aside for war trophies and photos of all the men who liavfc fallen should decorate the We come next as to that should lie easy for a city like Let us get back to the old fight or but instead of the above let us use a new pay or that la to say all tho business men all men who can pay their shave and those who cannot pay give a few days work or a week on tho building free of Tjie above suggestions are small compared to the sacrifices the men who fought uiiH died for our Let the people of tho city show the boys when they return that they ap preciate them and erect a public lib rary in the year tho same year as we hope peace will be A public library would be much better to look upon than what we should have had to look on if the Germans had beaten the allies and we owe it to the boys that we can once more say we are the DAVID WILL BE ELECTION There will be an election for pub lic school trustees neit At 12 oclock today none of tho four can didates hud dropped out of the race for the three it had been understood that hovering Intend ed to but ho refused to do Tho four candidates are John Hogg and Voting takes placo noxt Afonduy betweeu llio hours of f Grty Flannel Its the greatest value in grey flannel we haye offer flight just when you need It for undershirts und Worth 60c and Jft 4UC childrens Sale White Flannelette The last call on this excellent yhlte 25 wide and 20c yard at any wholesale While It Koadjiv3ting Sale 20c Black Silk Special A rich black Peau de Sole This is the silk that is noted for its great wearing There la nothing better made In Bilk for a dress or odd 36 Its worth yard to Readjusting yard Hemmed SheeU 300 hemmed cotton All ready for Made from excel lent quality of heavy sheeting that will give all kinds of wear Regular to Readjusting White Bath Toweii 100 pair of extra largo white terry towels In splendid heavy absorbent size an excellent towel for the bath Regular AA Readjusting pair ItUU BLANKETS Just a word about our pure wool These are the values of last we bought enough for two years but now we put them all on sale at a big Wool M AA Wool 7 OA tor Wool Blank1 A Aft for BUY NOW AND PREPARE FOR THE COLO Every Goat Reduced FREE FREE ONTARIO RAT COAT Estimate the number of yards Sllkiiie in our window and to the nearest we wifl give this beautiful An estimate allowed with every purchase of or Contest closes December MAY BE THE LUCKY ONE ROTARY CLUB IS SPREADING CHEER Evidence that tho Kotary Club of Lethbi in common with all other Rotary the United States and Great pays much attention to community service was given at a meeting of the club when from tue funds of the or ganization was voted for the Herald Christmas Cheer Fund to be used by the Nursing Mission In its regular Christmas endeavor to spread cheer throughout the In addition the club voted to the Salvation Army for its Christmaffund to be used in giving a regular Christmas to the Die money for these two donations comes out 6t the funds ofi the club raised for community It is forsimilar purposes in and to cover the expense of the Sold iers Kiddies Christmas Tree that tho big carnival IB being staged at tha main fair building next John former presi iJent of the Holy Cross Wor died at Audrewson Every Virtue It is impossible not to like Ivory Ivory possesses every virtue soap can possess and does everything that soap can Its purity and mildness prevent its harming the tenderest skin or most delicate Its lather is It cleanses perfectly and rinses Ivory will give you more all round satisfaction than any soap you have ever no matter what the IVORY SOAP PURE Uttt in traclti ;