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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TflK DAILY HERALD DECEMBER 1011 COMMEfUSONTAX at faeome Tax Dctalb of Proposals Soon were very sparing to lay tftir comieat on the new Dtl ftoposals in The Herald of opln hard to get Most of these 4fMh wfcotn The Herald talked on the this morning preferred to palt daw until they can MMttkint more definite about the possessor of a large income ex pressed himself as none too well with the proposal to tax in As he is already a large tax on city he is of the Minion that the income tax s super especially as the Dominion government is collecting such a tax the provincial government is con sidering such a He is inclined to think that the imposition of a tacome tax would tend to drive aople away to cities where such faxes not Property owners paying H large jMiount of taxes do not seem to be rtieappointed over proposal to Increase assessment on build lo lout as it is gradual and an is made to collect taxes from sources which are not now The reduction in the rate taxation would more than offset jtht slight increase which an increased Myrovement assessment would Mayor Hardie ioformed The Herald tail morning that a statement would iskortly be by the council go ItC into more details regarding It is His intension na Mint out the absolute necessity for Tailing money from other sources Ckan are at present called on to pay The mayor believes ithat tenants in the city are not carrying tfcvir share of the aad the income tax and increase in Utility rates is for the purpose of fircins them to contribute to the up Itedp of the It is esti that at tout 600 houses in tM city occupied by be do not pay taxes ex throagU aad he claims tfcat the reatato are too low in gen eral to make property a good invest The conncil had con a special Unint tax ta imposed in the old but ub dropped when the income tax and rate increase proposals were START NUCLEUS la pointed out the council tilt the proposals are not definitely M it will be necessary to se cttre amendments to the charter be a definite schema can be agreed Organization Started to estab lish Foundation Of a Public Library A few of the library enthusiasts about city who have been en deavoring for past week or to start the nucleus of a public got together at the last evening and formed a preliminary organisation sad selected a commit tee which will at the Y on Thursday December at to discuss further It is tlve objectof the committee to ask tor public donations of to start what ill be the foundation of a such booki U be later turned over when the city Ins been able to establish a suitable library The general committee was as follows Mayor Mar P Mar chair man Commissioner vice chairman secretary treasurer CommiBsioner Fred Hugh Craw Miss John John ration Dob Barrow anu one delegate to be selected from the Local Council of Citizens will be appealed to for the donation of books for the and those who can do so are asked j to phone or write phone or Box i A committee was appointed to in terview the directors of the regarding the securing of ac commodation in the Y for the library until such time as larger ac1 commodation was or until such time as the public library build ing was A committee was also appointed to interview the school board regarding the securing of certain books of reference for public through the medium of the new The question of charging of a small fee until such time as the library was taken orer by the city will be to gether with other at the next meeting on December All mem bers of the above committee are asked to be in It is hoped to get the library start ed as soon as It will be made available to the public gener ally in every way DEATH MKENZIE at the north of the tfn Wed afternoon at of MeKenzie after an illness Death was due to HJWtunonia following jThe deceased lady was 28 years of Mf and was well known in the ciiy having lived in Leth for a number of years before Her mother and Mason and are now on the way i the Besides a sorrowing hus two little three and are left to mourn their The al will ha and annouuce will appear FRANK RUSSELL KILLED IN ACTION Word was received this morning by George of the Russell near to the effect that Frank Russell had been killed in action on November As the armistice went into effect on November 11 at 11 there is some mystery about the The i only explanation that can be offered is that Russell is with the Cana dian forces now operating on fhe Alurman Russell enlisted in the first year of the war with the 20th Bat a Lethbridge and has seen much A brother was severely wounded some months mmms ALBERTA SUPPLY EUROPE How many horses can southern Al berta supply to moot the European j demand lor horsemofct President Marnoch of the board oi trade has j been asked to answer that question so far as district is con j The following letter from livestock commissioner the explains what in formation is wanted I I have been interviewoil by the A bftrta representative of the Canada Food Board who desires to know the approximate number of inferior horses that could be purchased in your part i of province at a price at which they can be used as food in the allied countries of If you will tin j derstnnd that it is the poorer rlass of people who use horse incut us food j and the price will have to he such that the poorer class of people who are unable to buy beef will tie tempt ed to buy meat of that Please state the approximate num ber of horses that can be bought at j less than beef the range of weights and the approximate j SCHOOL LIKELY 10 I OPEN MONDAY Teachers and pupils are asking toj day when the schools are going to The answer seems to be Mon day at 9 At a special meeti ing of the school board held last Friday afternoon the decision was that the schools should opeu on De ceber 9 unless in the meantime the influenza epidemic showed signs of becoming more general As i no signs are the trustees are considering that the opening or der passed on Fridry will be carried i So far this week the epidemic seems to have been very On Tuesday only five cases were reportj following two over the and since Tuesday there been few cases One or two serious cases have but the doctors seem to be ia thai the epidemic has simmered down to what it wil be throughout the DISABLED MEN RETURNING bos pital ship Augaya will arrive here Saturday with about 800 disabled BLUE RIBBON TEA It you telephone merely for tea without specifying BLUE RIBBON TEA your grocer may think you j are not very doesnt Interest in the affairs of the Leth bridge Pair board does not appear to be very for at the annualmeet ing called for last night to organise for the coming year not enough mem bers were present to form a so the meeting was to meet at the call of President Fair It la likely an effort will be made to hold a large meeting short as the board must decide what is to be done in the way of carrying on the summer fair next A plan is being suggested whereby the city trill take over the management of the but this idea has not yet been and no details can be The first meeting of the trades and labor council to be held since the flu ban was lifted took place last night and was very well several of the Veterans also being A long discussion developed on re construction and particu larly on the work done by the local committee recently but no particular action was It is proposed to call a maaa meeting of veterans and labor men a date to announced for tlie purpost of fully diseusHing these PHOCCKD AGAINST YOUNG TURK PARTY Individuality is the Keynote of a Perfect Portrait out the real fine points little traits that make us what O4T pkotea are cot a thing of paper and pasteboard with a I K pkoto of your real what your friends eall on Allison Portrait Studio PHONE 1SN BALMORAL iLOCK new Turkish government is proceeding vigorously against the Young Turk party of Kn Ter according to Information received The German govern at the request of tiic Turkish has arrested Knver Talaat Nazira Bey and Chur fciz members of former Turkish who tied recently to The Same Low Prices Prevail This SaL j V In hirsi millinery and sclotes of choicest as were featured here week ago and women who fortunate enough share in the sayings offered them will be among the first to take advantage of these very exceptional week end v BUT THERE IS PLENTY TO GO AftOUNDt THIS BIG STORE IS OFFERING FmEST OBTAINABLE STOCKS IN A VARIETY OF CHOICE THE LIKE OF WHICH THE WOMEN OF LETHBRIDGE AND DISTRICT HAVE NEVER BEFORE HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF SELECTING FROM IN THEIR HOME AND WHILE IT IS AD V1SABLE TO SHOP IN THE IF YOU FIND IT IMPOSSIBLE TO COME TILL THE YOU WILL FIND ASSORTMENTS SPLENDIDLY SATISFYING AND VALUES AS GOOD IF NOT BETTER THAN WE CAN TELL YOU OF Silks and Dress Staples and Wash Goods many other lines of yard goods that the hurried shopper in search of Christmas things will find most easily available nt and in many cases at a substantial WASH SILK Splendid grade 36 inch colors ivory aud 1 NEW CABINET READY Iloma who has been engaged in the task ot forming a new Spanish cabij announces that the new minis try would take the oath of office ut noon The cabinet has been j chosen solely front among the supI porters of Count who is it Liberal REACH AGREEMENT ON RETIREMENT Is an nounced officially in Berlin that die executive committee for greater Her1 lln has reached an understanding with tjie Bavarian executive to de inanil the revigKatlon ot Yard WASH CREPE Lovely and soft for pure 36 inches colors ivory and sky WASH CREPES Very fine and soft for 28 inches Colors Does not require ironing BLACK DUCHESSE SILKS A splendid ranfeiof all inches In various weights for All much under 4 AA SHOT TAFFETA For petticbaW good variety of colors in many very handsome com Specially good n grade silk POPLIN Very handsonje weave with crepe inches beautiful colors blue bur etc BLACK PEAU DE SOIE Two excellent yard heavy extra good to and STRIPED SILKS A beautiful range for skirts and many new checks also in very rich and NATURAL LINEN IS to 2u coarse pure very even thread A g for fancy 35c and flOC MARQUISETTES In i lovely range of extra fine plain colors and all double f AA OOc COLORED NAINSOOK Very Quality for finest under 40 inohea shown iu pink or Jf Special I DC KIMONA CHALL1ES floral and Japanese de beautiful 301 Inches Special KIMONA CREPES deuigns just Colors and grey grounds with large floral 6Sc and HUCK TOWELING Splendid plain inches extra special vain ut the FANCY HUCK fine quality with fleur de KB or floral Special value EMBROIDERY LINENS Various grades la 45 and 54 inch ART CRETONNES For shopping couch cover 36 inch mater ials in newest Yard WOOLKNAP BLANKETS HeauUrul soft large doutiK bed white ground with colored btmlerg or large to ItfevV We are Selling Hats at a very Low Price Again Tomorrow mind theae are net by any mtana cheap but Include ail our finest American and French up to without any Some of the choicest of saaaon are still displayed In our show rooms and you can taka your pick of tha antlra steak at the ona low Women have Saved Many a Dollar in this Sale of Garments And opportunities for tomorrow and Saturday are as gSoA or better than those offered during the past two NOT AN OLD AN OLD COAT IN THE EVERY ONE BRAND NEW AND AMONG THE CHOICEST CREATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN SHOWN THIS AND SELLING FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS AT PRICES AS LOW AS YOU WOULD EXPECT TO PAY AT THE VERY END OF THE SEASONS GIFTS SUCH AS THESE ARE I ALWAYS MOST All newest and coats worth up f FridaySaturday Skirt Sale Plain checked and striped velours and beautiful striped messelaine silks in a splendid variety of styles and colors and sizes for regular and large women up to 3t inch AH newest suits and coats worth up to re AH the flnost fur trimmed suits and Worth Tip to resent FridaySaturday Dress Sale All our very prettiest dresses Included In this sale such as Crepe de Chines and Serges in colors old Small and large The Golden Opportunity to Buy Your Christmas Furs Nothing but the very finest qualities in furs ever gain admission to these stocks and in addition to our guarantee of satisfaction you are assured that every piece of fur shown here is the product of the oldest most reliable manufacturers in this country and that qualities and workmanship in every instance represent the highest standard it is possible to FINEST ONTARIO RAT COAT 50 Inches 80 very full furred dark well matched full shawl size 36 to lined throughout vith splendid wearing An unbeatable value at A A Week End Jap Fox Red Fox Sale Natural Wotf Set Siberian Wolf Set Black Wolf Sale Finest Black Wolf Taupe Wolf Sale 00 Finest Coon Sale Finest Thibet Finest Ermine Set Finest Sable Cape Set Finest Red Fox Set A Truly Magnificent Showing of Christmas Handkerchiefs With goods of tbia kind unuaually hard to get you would naturally expect a greatly curtailed assortment to what you have come to look for but quite the contrary is the The stock Is bigger than bave ever shown before and values offered even those of and two years DAINTY HANDKERCHIEFS 25c Fine hemstitched with dainty color ed hand embroidery PURE HANDCHIEFS 45c embroidered in white or various some with scalloped edges a moat un usual PURE UNEN HANDCHIEFS 3Sc Pure linen hand aome Very rare and dainty designs LINEN INITIALLED HANDKER in a very fine quality pure All letters in Xmas Mull Silk Un der wear is very dainty And the entire gift stock is on display tomorrow and featuring values as good as any we had to show a year I Silk up to SBk and Silk and Mutt and Nainsook Gowns and Mutt Envelopes up to Many outstanding values are included in tbia exceptionally fine showing of underwear which wo would like to describe here but cannot an account of lack of But make it a point to uumu ntd see tbia display and judge of the for yourself CLARKE 614 3rd Avenue South Lefhbridge Alberta I ;