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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta December 20, TTTE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HEBALB Page 3 1WO GOOti BUYS IXNORTH WARD: oh Nanton 7 rooms, wired for electric Ugfet, water and sewer in sprinir Price cash, loan on property tor monthly payments of {Balance to suit purchased and two lots in North Ward, corner; Connell and JVanton Streets! House 21 x 38, wired for electric cash, loan on property for Balance arranged. electric ligrnt, The above are splendid buyi and are worth your consideration. Fr i C. Lowes North American LIU Assurance Cfi., London Guarantee and Phoenix Aiiuranca Co., Ltd., of London. -OFFICES AT-CU84ry, Edmonton, Rlv.r. Nanton, 7 WORTH LOOKING UP 5 Six4ots in Block L, corner, high and: one-third; cash, balance 6 and 12 months. 11 GIBBONS CO. Ott Block AGENCY 'v-i. LOANS O V t ,loU rorner of Ernest and London at 1600.00 each. 6 lots IftyBlbck 26 Duff close to new ichooi it 1406.00. en 2: lota "Block 128, facing Wtitmlnittr lor THE RESET OF SINGIE TAX IN VANCOUVER Mayor of the City Gives interesting Account of the Benefits Coming from ;the Adoption of the System response request, .from .the ;a: dollar lying City, Council -for, a statement a. to 'old o> to' have it the results of, -the .operation of the in, an income, 'at a bank. .SNAPS WORtK ..LOOKING UP 70 acre tract of choice irrigated land suitable for garden tracts. afe money'maker for party who subdivides it .per acre; nrUl'-iseiTpai't; at arTadvaDced price. s east of Stirling per acre. "Chouse renting lor 115.00, on 85 foot Jot, London Roadf- ____, easy. _ p 14 lots .-with-.6 room house, a busin'eiBB building, 'renting for per month and stable for 20 .horses, all for 2 WEjBEB-HtfJT ..INtiSTMENT' -rROOM 10 ALlERfA single tax system of taxation adopt- i..The ..municipal building statistics ,of .that duringrthe last fifteen years :city, L.-.D. Taylor, has sent: the -fol-i aemonstrate :the ralue of the to-the, mvhastening the substantial up- TH of; Before-the fifty 1 he taxing of the in-j per; cent: reduction "in the" value or i; the' building improvements was voted in the, year 1895; .building operations in the city .of represented approximately: per capita. In the year 1905, the per capita value of building improvements increased to 124.5; and -in end of the ten- year period' during which the fifty per cent basis was in tee per- capita value of improvements had increased to A similar in- crease, ".was -shown immediately fol- further reduction of "twen- ty-five per cent In 1908, the per cap- ,.in. land 'values uninfluenced -by the-effort of.the owner, is ho icing- !er an experiment-in Vancouver.-Fif- teen; years -ago, 'the city government. 'encdiirage 'building" by j reducing the ..The. effect was immediate. Huge'buildings "at once began'to.-rise up wnere shacks had stood. as a result of the success of thV-first experiment, an. 'addition- al decrease. of twenty-five per cent was made in the improvement taxi At once. operations .showed an- valuation of building other, startling ments Was and in Fin i- .1 l i H 1 I 4AJ. and granite, and under the single ta, not only is the man who builds ben oflted, but also the .laud owner, th tenant, and the mar. ..who works with his hands in the city's rectories anc saves his familj a place they can call home. Comparative Building Statistics .fo November, 1909 and 1910, Also For Eleven Months of Each Year Value of buildings for. which permits .were issued Nov- ember, 1909 for November, lumber of'.permits for Novem 1910, .150 Ditto for November, 1909 157 Number of permits issued, tor 11 .vember .30, .1909. Ditto for ,11' months ending _1 30, 1910 FOURINMLD In the Town Council-A Spirited lots 53'and Block 23, Duff, on Ash- mead St., a snap each..- Terms. Lots 11 and 12, cor..Burdett and McDuff Sts., good buy, -Terms. Lots good location, 1630 1-3 cash, balance 6 and 12 mos. See .these before buying. JUTS; CO' PHONE 1034 .OFFICE; MACDONALD BLOCK. FOB rent a Beautiful modern -cottage: at ;26% Briinton one of the most beautiful plac% in the city, at the low rent of -only per month. w. H. jimsoN LAXJD co. Johnson 323 FIFTH STREET tflat when increase Macleod, Dec. nominations for councmprs. to-fill the two" vacan: cies in that, body caused by the resign atlons of'Messrs.- TrenhoiKie i want 'your farm sfeoit noticer Joans, money few bargains in i JRes. Manager es shown -in: the statistics of., other, j wholly out.; of. proportion, "increase of' population? .-At the this-year, -it: decided to altogether, of McDonnell, W not hiif-wi and the: election of .two of .the 4 ropiiie.d :house St., -8 years.5 roomed cash, bal JBoth these-housesfare new. NORTH LETHBRIDGE CO. WESTMINSTER Vf- V PHONE 531 not half-tell the story, for the son that; the population of from ouenceV the .-.single.; tax was adopted in j ,-From the -beginning- the" the -Canadian West have taken the initiative in promoting the single tax policy by putting" it into actual; oper- ation, "wnile "other municipal .govern-' not, reached beyond tie 'th'e .last year, and in .been .trebled. and' in. "-conse- tnodern-up. to. date house on Bruntbn only, EXCHANGE Phone Pacific northwest is hy a. place on T-he- contestants, ie last ave G-..L. Cunningham of Cunningham That Van-1 Hardware Co., ;s. .'Heap of the Heap C no TT A I __ _ D. who couvers building options have I oppriikr) nf -uaCiean iteai. iiistate. Lo., R. .of .Barnes .learly shown: Chaa. ;Hammersley, BISHOP OFFER To school in the Diocesee. of London London, His Jvordshlp, -Bishop 'Falloh.; announced that he will a prie --of" the pupn in et v diocese m -th.e highest mark- a nest every .'pupil, in Separate Scnools passing the entrance examin- ations next year. This latest move of the lighting Bishop has created a great deal of in- terest among his "people in view of the fact that the bWlngual schools of the diosese to pass', the entrance', ex- aminations that caused his recent crit- icism of the system. policy valuing -land; at full--capital value and" improvements' cent-.j Total Assessable .--Property 1 1. at the following steady .increase f "kl v we juuLv-ii'UAvxusvt-TH6H ellSO JT1 tne thefgeneral -election of a few weeks and shows ago, Mr.' McNay losing -to MrrW; A. iy the -srnall- of one vote. Improvements- Tear buildings only half as money Spent-m improvements. as all councillors and have good supporters behind .them: Real .Property! At the Maple 'Leaf moving picture show last night Manager J. D. Mac- leod announced -that 'he would give., entertainment in the town hall on! next Saturday-night, the proceeds of which he will give'to' the Bellevue j mine sufferers. He also announced taat after that he would any j more shows in the town hall, having j made arrangements for another the- atre. W.. Shearer, of the Union-bank at Blairmore and H. McGowan of the j Union bank at Cardston are spend- ing tne' Christmas holidays with friends in Macleod. Bert Gay, formerly of Macleod, and THE COALCO. Clonie- .of London 'and1. Atliole .Street, 51 1-2x120, Lot on Glyn. Street" 55x120, 'Lots IE Blocks'12S; prices. .-7-roomed fully, cement basement and places on Charles "strieei, Siandles. .-8 rooixied fully Street, a bargain. fore the single tax leaders had be- redaction of the improve 1906, more s their campaign of education that nave been erected lay .reaches around the world. Brantford. "StthTnTe JurthJfredS of twenty-five per cent wag-made so as to tax the value of 1m- only one-quarter as much as that'of sites, the .opposition was so iAJ-liJi t..ww-ilve per cent nov of Greafc Falls' ;Mont- ls steel and granite buildlnjrs; Weeks witjl Ws par- reeled-in Vancouver Mr and Wm" Gay' of any to the size of more substantial, costly "the city1 has the Garbntt business' have been erected in Vancouver dur- aas returned to ing the last four years than in anv other city on the coast. take a Position in Beginning January, _ --With the election of last Ja.iu small as to be scarcely worth the single tax svstem was aa- account. The last, step taken-1 opted by the Council, Lx its entirety the adoption- of the single tax fer building hare a> The LealtMest spot in "Canada; pnre water; perfect -drainage; typhoid mild climate; unsurpassed seen- ery; fine -boating and fishing. Property for jale.-" Heaison: Leaving the province. o Front SU two talMjni on- one of lots; 9 --rooms downstairi used for moving uicture .best- -brick front in town. Price 1-S cash; bSce ,.525.00 jper month, interest 6 per cent Cottage tw own reBidence) fifty feet front; 11 apple 1 ,pear 1 pltm tree; 1 grape vine; all bearing; about 40 different varieties. of (all fancy) imported from Scotland and France, A genuine, bargain. cash or 1-2 cash, balance Interest' 6 por cent v One two-storey residence, :fifty feot front; 4 apple- trees; 1 1 cherry.- tree; -all bearing; with furniture and all complete cash. (Jranp quick here.) V Three business -lots, just 125 ft. from the best corner in town; Perfectly old buildings thereon; 75 feet front Fric-4 balance per month; interest 6 per cent. .'P4? ?R residence section, cash. with two. corners near Lake shore. Would make a fine for a cummer cottage. Unobstructed view of lake and moun- tains. ;To jive away, for the 6 lots. 3 lots corner, about 150 yardc from C. P. R. depot; one small cosy house thereon; city water and electric light. Dirt cheap S300 -cash. v, 81 aeres.oMand, one mile river front, with some buildings; within IOC of Poplar -Creek station, branch of C. P. R. 1-8 each; bals.jce 6. and 11 interest S p.c. And several other lots, all tor sale cheap. Apply to the owner. Union bank here as stenographer. The Caledonian Associationn of Macleod will hold a ball in the town Sall on New -Tears Day, which pro- nne oesa zx- __ tern in its placed Var.-ijlied for at aar. Mte tii W' C' of B. d courer In the unique position of be-1 at any other tiae since' theTncorpor-' Satur- ine only city metronollta-n nf night and spent Christmas with -father, Mr. W. Bryan, returning Corner of OoiLct- land and Ernest St: On water and sew- er. Lots 29 and 30, Blk. 121. metropolitan size on tfle continent .elect- ed a municipal government on' a, sin- gle tax platform. Edmonton' Is the only other Canadian city" in which the single tax system has been adopt- ed without .reservation. And there ation of the city, and. it is estimated I __ "i-r tftat.ever a miilion dollars handsome private residences are either under construction now or will be before the end of the year. Ulnce the first of the year sly steel-i skyscrapers have been projected, the same immediate effect has been felt. That single tax is attracting the more. Modern steel apartment attention of economists and wort on th cipai governments everywhere Moday morning-to Fernie. Christmas Day was spent very quiet Iy in Macleod, as there was no ice or any sports of any" kind during the i day save a little skating on the slough !'l 1-3 cash, balance in 4 and 8 months at 8 per cent. 310 7th St. South two ol them already under "construe- riVer to which tlon, and plans drawn for Vas observed as Christmas _ more. Modern steel People than Sunday, and muni- j buildings are going up in ei'erv sec-' block on avenue is now being Portland CUT OFF WINE AT MIDNIGHT demonstrated by the large number tion of the city, and frame and brick aVeaUe 1S baildlnes that for 'rery 'rapidly buildings that for years have stood of letters that come into the mayor's j BOW giving way to steel structures, office each day inquiring as to tbe j The effect of the single tax on build- result .the "Vancouver: experi-j ing operations has been Immediate, which, indeed, no longer F that no one, not even extensive as the time limit ,ch tbe .contractors were given t0 finiSh bas nearly ex- The briclc wort: is Poetically aild the are artl2g to Ia-v the hardwood flooring. Plact is- all ready Grill Rooms to Have Sober New Year's Day owners, have "any desire to tbe nca-progreesive former scheme taxation. _ by the employers The land owners, as a Other cities of the West tact, receive greater benefits from efforts to attract capital to the tingle tax than even tfce and -buJldiBr OTraers conserva- .the tax en Itmd tax has aad still twenty-two mills AE tie dollar, what it was btfere the single tax was adopted. With the tax remain- ing the samo, a is in- or seen tkat lot OUTSETS -wonlA should, with no further delays, be oc- cupied before the end of January. Is based on figures W' J'- Mitcne11- of Bank of by the employers of labor North America here, has been .'transferred to the Calgary branch of and left for that city this them, have discovered that landownars is-i ul zr T> ti- "boost Main, of the Canadian Ore., Dec. Year resolution: No wine sold after p. m. December 31. Proprietors of grill rooms, not re- last year, have decided to see a safe and sober entrance of 1911 in their establishments. A meeting has been called -by tae. managers and they have de- cided 10 turn over a new leaf and give the water wagon a boost along the straight and narrow The mana- tae way of the city's progresi. Witk the slntle Us in force, no property: owner is roia.r to set up a claim that i tls property is worth twice its real Sunday and Monday-in Burke of Cobalt was sentenc- Land Co. 3rd'Ave, and 7th St. Phone 544" 1225 handles 6 lots on Ernest St. price only balance 6 and 12 mos. the terms. each buys 3. Couroland St., easy terms. 1800 each buys two lots Bruce- St. each buys four lots, Outbill St., close In. buys 75 s 85 corner. Outbill and London Eoad. 16400 buys 2 lots on Coutts near Bed- path. buys a lot on _ Redpath, close in; Six spur track lots, each. Houses, for sale in all parts of city.- Selling agents for Gv T. P.. between Winnipeg and Edmonton. Agents Alli-nce Insurance Co. Pacific Coast Fire Ins. Co. Agents Wanted Selling agents for the G. T. P. town sices between Win- nipeg and Edmonton. I flc knows that to. six months for forgery. j Bars connected with grills will close promptly at 12 o'clock, as they should under the lav fOr a midnisb.t closing Saturday afciit; also the sale of wines ji will close at aad. no guests will j f fce trt _l------i H tree was unpack- ukase Then the restaurants snd grills will" have out whether they want to or T. N. CO. Real and Diamond City To-wnsire. T. N. Christie, Notary ;