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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta p. THE LETHBRIDQE DAILY HERALD Pff^^LL-__t_____________1 _- ,�-----r,^^~,- ^,,:^~~-------- ..... >11'"".:'1'''" " ' - The COST of Gas and Friday, Februagy, ^JOIS, The Cost ii There are Three Main factors in the CU5i of Natural Gas 1. The distance it has to be piped 2. The expense of maintenance and operation 3. The population to be served Gas lias to lie piped ill miles lo Letlihridge-311 OH more than the average distance- for gas piping. ? The cosf of drilling and maintaining and operating the plant is high, �� because this is indisputably a dear country and the gas sand is deep and dfficiilt r.o reach. - .  The population to he served is SMALL, so small that only a i'rac-.....tJono-f the-gas-supply eau be used. .........The. Facts, then are that in respect to the Three Main Factors- distance. Expense and Population-Letliforidge is not advantageous- ly sitnated t4) get gas at a low cost. 1. 2. 3. It,?:?.': THE COST OF GAS IS HIGH Tlie PSIGE of ''Nataral -Gas-fc Cedent in four mailt Factors The Capitalization of the Company The dividends paid The expenses 4. The quantity supplied The Capital of the Natural Gas Company is LE& than, the. actual net value of its gas.area and plant. . .�'... ' ,' ..'; ' v: ; ' It is not paying dividends on its stock, it is only pnyiii smarl, becau.^e the population, jh( s]i^rtp and the industry is only in its infancy.,' ;^f'8')i--|';'>"> . The conditions are NOT favorable for a^low price,  -  ^~,v ^ Still, There is no Other Place in the World where Gas, Pined. jJ7.jJ�w$ f Miles, to a population so small, is Sold at as Low a Price m..it ii iirk^i4^f t Le'fcbnridge.  �'..� , \ A : � p&z'; THE PRICE OF GAS 'W$i/lffikl'4r:.l I --He NATGAS Sunday Band Concerts are1 eratjon'or collection at such 'h-vc on Sumiav either 'directly. ,',�r indt-J MM tfraJTvbe put' o�"�^iVll list basis, rcetly.'.'^A. .apllcctioii :piaie at^ tlie j door would* therefore .he''contrarrv to � (Continued from front page) (Ttv corNcir; J. fr'nresman'... ........... �.RvW. -lohnstou ....... ........ ,AVeaks and SoiaUup ...... . Hales and Briggs .. ... ... Geo* Beaton . HoOson,LeaderandCioode i the law,.VToET.it-wri%l{L.Wb taking�"rnoni?.; ev lndirejCtl}-:- ^ ';. * t �;� . .- [��:,$'; Aid. Lov^ni^g -Was.�troug in lus ;tib~": jection iorllie' conceits .given bv 'tliel i � bund. He .cWipied'that they were, m i ^f-jno wav sacredi � . *S I "Waving-'Vie�S!8 like "Yankee Boo-, i die'; Ton wojtldn'x call i that sacred, he - said, CM. think they shquld be This wo�i(^ relieve Vjlie coimcit of con sider'iD.s; sah�y increases, "and"' would at tlie same time provide an.impetus for civic employees. The.- mayor. >is also partial to the establishpieiit 01 a pension sysiein, It was decided for the time being to refer the salary :| question to the various council com-[nuttecs,: for their report'at the' next meeting.. .While discussing "some of j the incrcHises, the mayor Toiced the 3)30 tSS'feaied ,,st as the moving 'p.cturcs 1�T^,'^^! | are treated.' The police will therefore he notilied j that, compared' to the amount ot Act is to be en- j m0nev spent through the. department, it .'partineiit seemed to be rather espen �a\*A- 1 ���-| J. .FjGGINS, Prop/ y^M&Mm Ring Up 632 ..TRUNKSJbELh^RED to any part of the City. LtRE^RH>b"Vfeb,*S ' * Vr " COAL C. FURNI.TUR..........- :�=. ^,.vi:,"rf"''-:'::,.-J.;,-^'i:^;&-i>h&i *..'iJ: v'=ir'^"i"i>;.'"*.' HEAD OFFICE'AND" FACTORY; WEST TORONTO '"' \ < ' ^| mm} ;