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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, December TTTF PAlTiY ITERATE of this Stock must go-30 days more 6ft, each Happy Haught Ranges, none better, from Prices Still Cut and Slashed Down Chief-Stoves, Fully Guaranteed, from flk r Carving Rogers 1847 Razor Sets Buy Your Christmas Presents at 20 per cent off SKATES Compare our prices 1 L HEATERS Only 12 left. Clean them up FOOT WARMERS Charcoal per bag Our prices are just half now Look For SIGN ARTHUR HAYR 510 third Ave. South We Will Buy What 20c Did ENGINEERS ANNUAL REPORT Review of Work Done by City in 1911 Set Forth in prehensive way for the Council Compr The twenty-third report of the City Engineer .us proamvteil at yesterday's meeting oE the City Council was as follows: 'J'he Mayor ami Members of Council, City of Lelhbriuge: for Sewage Disposal works have been advertised for, and will received up to Decem- ber 27'i.h. Tliia Is for the nwin con- tract. We'.'nre at. the present time' hauling cinders which will the side of the he placed in the towage filters when constructed. This Is Vefne done by our own teams when they are not occupied at other work. The specifications and plane far the paving under this year's Local Improvement, are well completed, and the work: advertised, so chat tenders can be receiver] on the 27th. Re condition present intake and filtration of water supply: In accordance with the .resolution of the Council at its meeting- of No- I beg -to hand you here- with a preliminary report, dealing with the present intake and the filtru- tion of the city -water supply. At "the outset the possibility of a gravity water supply cannot be ig- nored, and filtration, if decided upon ihould be planned, BO that the city would suffer the least loss in case of change In'source supply. The present water works intake con -Ists. of a crib SO feet square with closed top and open sides sunk into JERR9. BOLTS gravel beds of the river; ft liue of Filtration Plant .Installation of a general system of Reporting on the HlterinE of'the TOste' detecting water supply, there .re briefly three tha clty for ,ocat. general typos of filtering, and basing I the present proposed installation on a capacity of gallons daily, the cost of a slow sand filtration plant would approximately bo a rapid sand filtration plant and pressure filters with an added amount for sedimentation bas- ins if necessary in the last case. I do not think that the first type of filters would be as suitable as the second or third and I would like fur- ther opportunity to investigate the latter two types beiore" making a re- commendation for eittier. Operation of rapid sand and pres- sure filters is hastened by putting a small quantity of aluminum sulphate in solution with the water to coag- ulate the sediment, and the flltor re- moves all sediment and color from wWch tributing system, being largely in wooden mains. If filters are not decided upon, the water supply could he treated tem- porarily with liypochlorite of lime, which would harmful fact- eria, but no sediment. A Wise Suggestion At a recent meeting of the Hoard of Health. I suggested that; a provin- cial bacteriologist be appointed to spend his time in the larger (munici- palities of Southern Alberta, and that the expense lie divided In suitable pro portion among such municipalities, and a portion, if possible, be borne by the government. Our water supply could then be properly analysed. The present ban-hazard way' of analysis is presem u. the. water, 97 per cent, of harmless ot no use, and aa one of bacteria, and 100 per cent, o' disease germs. The filter beds are cleaned by re- versing the flow of water through the beds for a short time each day or concrete pipe extend! to the suction week. The cost of coagulant would well at the-pumping station. The f 15.00 per day, during fresh- crib is now partially clogged with silt. et pm-iod, and per day the rest and will now only meet the present i of year, for filtering one million the recommendations of this report, I would suggest thai this question ho taken up between the Provincial gov- eminent and the Union of Municipali- ties of Southern Alberta. While not strictly bearing on the demands for water. The cleaning of gallons daily. Star Ewnllon Volt Co. are used for bolting to con crete, stone, brick, cement or masonry RAILINGS POSTS BRACES and everything else that held ab- solutely tiehl. An Estimate A brief approximate estimate of I this crib would, involve the digging out jof'tbe gravel around it, i The present Intake crib exerts no beneficial action on the water ill the cost of filtering of water s. way of removing bacteria. In time of Oven below to, be used merel> as a flood it even fails to remove silt in guide, but no othei purpose the suspension. 'rosl 's pel finllv__Cost Reporting, there, on tho present in- J'or one million gallons take, apart from the filtering, I am of (liters capacUs. Inclined to recommend that the pre-: .providing for merest and nklng sent intake be abandoned excepting i fmid depreciation repairs i_e for use of the power plant condensing system, and that a new water works j Operation.............. Intake be constructed, consisting of' Total a pipe line, and a pair of .head gates For wo and half million gallons equipped with screens. Such would not of course remove tha fine silt, but the ease of cleaning suggests substituting them in place of tho estimate of the cost o-f thin is yoi available, hut will be submitted iiTbe present crib iirtiike is sufflclcnr for GENERAL SUPPLY CO., purposes -or a consider- ;'LITHBRIUSE. jaw..-lonsth UUKI. I" U O Operation'................ Total Dndnct SS.Ofi per day If operating can be done by present pumping sta- staff. The discussion of brings for- ward two points: first, tho cl- penso of flHerlns ami sewage dlBpoa- nl TOitilrr" Hint water waste bo re- duced to uliiiiyium, and euuBUSts the' THE COUGH MUST BE CURED, THE SYSTCMJUILT UP, The' function of Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and .CoJ Liver Oil is to do this double duty. The Tar curts the cough. The Cod Liver Oii strengthens the system. 'No other agents equal these, no other combination is so success- ful as Mathieu's Syrup oi Tar and Cort Liver Oil. So wonderful is this remedy ttiat it is shipped each season in car-loads. Large bottle 35 cents. Sold everywhere When It I col.l I.- Mathteii .........ic and fever afr present with ke Mxttitcn't Nerrlne fevi-i .illiv tfir nnin I. I. Sl.erbrix.ilc, gue. IK) Dlttributors for Western Canidi, Foley Bros., A Co. Wlnnlpej, Edmonton, Vancouver. Sukatoon points under consideration in this re- port, I would further recommend that in connection with the work of tl'.o above mentioned union, it would be greatly facilitated by establishing a Board of Engineers, selected from a- mong the engineers of municipalities, to deal with questions of sanitation. Such enginee-'-s to moot at stated in-, tervals, giving their services gratis, apart from expenses, and the paid chemist be used by and to report to them and to carry put the necessary analysis of water and sewage. If must be borne in mind that this report Is Intended merely to be a guide, giving'rough ideas of the cost and effect of a filtration scheme for the water supply, and I would like to have an opportunity to make fur- ther investigations by visiting one or two of the most modern plants in- stalled, before deciding on the exact type which would be most suitable for the purposes of city. Force Account for November, 19H: Men Teams Much. ines Contract...... 30 7 Day Labor 113, _ The above are the number of men who were working at the first of tha month. Summary of Dene iron, done by contract: 1822 lineal foot 12-Inch, nth between l-5th avenue South; 318 lineal feet, i 0-Inch, 2nd avenue, between Jth and 6th street noith. Vnlvo hunt: Hydrants fixed: S. Wood pipe laid by day labor: 803 feet Much, llth street, between 9th and 10th avenue SoiliO; feet fl- inch, 12th street C nortb. SaniUry Scwerj Sewers leid by contract: -ISO feet 10-Inch sower, 1st avenue South, be- tween 13th and 12tu street 13: 1602 feet 10-Inch sewer oil 12th street 13 between 12th B and 10th streets; 175 fei 10-inch sewer on IZtli street B South; 375 feet 8-iuch sewer on 7th avenue South; 588. feet S-lnch sewer on 15th street South; Hf. feet 8-Inch I sewer on 1st utreot couth. i Uoiie by day Irter: 250 feet 8-iucli sewer on lltti street, between-7th and 8th avenue South. Grading, 1911: 109'it cubic yards at Henderson Park. Cement' sidewalks, 1311: 601 lineal feet 6-inch walk, 7th street, between 6th and 7th avenues. November 7th last we had'frost and snow which .practically stopped all outside work, ami since then all work lias been made secure 'or the winter., Respectfully sub- mitted. niANCHAHD. City -Engineer. CANADIAN PACIFIC MONTREAL TO TORONTO Montreal, Dec. now begins to look as though the Canadian Pacific railway would shortly begin work on its proposed now line from Montreal to Toronto via the" lakeshore route. 'I'lfe route of the new line, which has been under consideration for many PRINCE CHUNA ABDICATES i Pekln, Dec. Prince Chuna, regent and father- of child Emperor, abaicated today. His place a's-guardian'of the throne is taken jointly by Stub Shu, Manchu prince, and former pre- sident- of the national assembly and Hau.'Ehl Chang, vice prc- sideut of the privy council. years nas been. Bled with the railway commis-sion and it only awaits for their approval for work to be started, Canadian Pacific officials stated yes- terday that tl'p mule which has been surveyed is a very advantageous compared to the grade on the present line. The new route is practically as good as the grade is only a foui- tenth one. It is also a trine shorter than tho present route. FOR SICK, SOUR, BILIOUS STOMACH, INDIGESTION AND GAS TAKE CASCARETS That awful sourness, belching of acid and foul gases; that pain in tile prt of the stomach, the heartburn, nervousness, nausea, bloating attor eating feel- ing of fullness, dizziness and sick headache, means indigestion; a disordered stomach which cannot be regulated until you remove the cause. It Isn t your stomach's fault. Your stomach is as good as any Try Cascaren; they cure Indigestion, because they Immediately cleanse and regulate the stomach, remove tire sour, undigested and feriueuting food aid foul gases; take tho excess bile from the liver and cairy oft the decomposed waste matter and poison from the intestines and bowels. Then your .stomacli trouble is ever. A Cascaret tonight will straighten you out by morning-a 10-ceut box will keep your family feeiing good for months. Don't forgot little insides need tt good, gentle, cleansing too. RttUUTl STBKACUIVER Ide tlM IMW4 IMbml ;