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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 10, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SIX THE L.KTHKKIUUE IJAIJUK HIS K A L !l WEDNESDAY, FEBUUAUY 10, 1915 PRESIDENT MARNOCH RE-ELECTED HEAD OF THE BOARD OF TRADE LIVE ETOCK ISDUSTIiY. with, largo ship- -1911 Burin" 1913 Iho shipment ot Hog; b Hlgc dtariot to -1.13 carloads, as compare, .1320 carloads in There have 'also been (l-ONTIXl'KD KROM r'AKU ino-lv evidonl lhal Civic Government under a competent Mayor iiid'lVininissioners is of much benefit to the working of the mm- remains lo be. effected is llio. establishniont of What now remains lo be. effected inity nnionpsl ourselves, and full and sympathetic hould be given to those whom we have elected to curry itv's soverninenl. A pleasins; instance of ibis com- -METHOD Conservative estimate inir actual value of Iniul. of cost of buildings. 6G% of vnlnci of assessable personal properly. This inrliulos only slock in stores for tale anil plant of fiU'tOI'K'P. Kxemptions include value ot buildings. Jnromc nil. RATE OB .TAXATION, lO.l-l. 1 p the street car s handled. An'-I.Nr lusiribution. and Canadian Paoilu ___ Hi. SO 8.10 33.00 yincnl.) KI.IHTIIIU UliHT'.lNI) I'dWlill.' J KTIIKKT KAlIiWAY. .Revenue Expenditure 831.59 Deficit ufler deducting. interest atul Sinking Fund ur Kailvvav Company for at a minimum ot bnsii i-oniHViion with be oninfoniibly i-ared mining and olhor liavo imporiam meei- and conferences of The Western Live-Stock Growers AsTociauon, and Th, Albona Wool Growers. Limned. DAIRYING 1XDV5TBY. Considerable strides have been made in the ol PulVr ill ihroiHi ihe district. There arc llnw Lreainenos Thelv is. a lying i.cnveen iufw -mil oihors iliniiiffliout ihe oountry io the {ncjijtjes: llmi exist in onv ciiv. and their oonnrt-iions wul, nvnth -nd ihe noi'iii Vorv little bmter is now being U is thai slops in Iho direeloum ol Vor bo CITV MARKET. I by our scholars to iho Dominion K.vpciimemal farm and io viding a moans 1 some of iho wcll-euuippt'd irrigation farms that lie close io iiui-irsi on the which llii- liuan! of Trade lias been workinc liv nuikini: I'unlior endeavors lownrds ibe establish- ir.onl of a" lii-sl Room in iho city lu take care of farmers' wives when ihey come here to do their shopping. The Women's I'ivii1 Club has also done good work in collecting and diiiriliiiiinir for some of our needy seirlers. a work char has been appreciated by those who have benelileil IK it. EDfCATlOXAL. rplus of approximately has been saved in Current Account. TASKS IX AllREAIlS. Uio year the voar 41.71-1.53 333.800.34. Kduoaiional faoiliiios in Letlibriiltir ;'.ro on a very high j as is ovidonood by iho high posiuon taken by the l.eih-' h.MviiV- and in tin1 linal aal taxes in arrears SUMMARY UEHKXTl'llE DEBT. iienvorks Debentures A for ihe sale of farm prodnc been established, provi froui ihp 10 bv snob farmers for some jihs city. ihe end lines and proiiiablo Saturday outings on these arraniit'd. consumer, and facilitating the purchase easli of tiie merchandise offered by our store-koopors. BUBAL M-UL DELIM This has been emended by ihe establishmuin o[ several additional free delivery rouies. INDtSTHIES OTHER THAX AGRICbLTt.KE. .V mild winler in Western Canada up n. of December, coupled with the genera! mdu.mal io ibe war situation, made coal mining opera- 1911 The (mm m September. ,o far that has been obtained in one momh bv the GaU -VLHie uf 100 mell jf now ululer Hear Lethbridge nO.OOO tons in the month of I lhc Uatierv. and'-10 men are with the 50th The mines of the Oninook Cool Company and the m ihe two other important Dunnig companies m tlna i ucinitv. have not worked at their maximum onlpur. If" may here be mentioned that such nreviouslv'referred to under ihe hcadiug profitable field for ihe occupation of i throughout the year, and for the miners themselves during summor months. I .u FLOUR a business .hat attains larger proponing as time, Tavior Milling Company luu- .been, bnsih li lias been suirirosied also thai School Sauiuis Banks should bo oslabli-hod. with iho object of inculcaling Iho teach- ings of ihriil io our scholars. A measure of co-oporaiion from the School Boards and tho Siiperimondeni- and Teachers, with the Finanoo Committee of the Board of Trade would certainly result in some profitable action in this direoiion. W.VIi CO.VTINOF-NTS I" ROM I.lTlinilllKiK A lirst oonnnsro.nl of 135 men recruiled in Lethbridge lel'l 1 cthbridic. training in the olsl Battery, and -10 men are lalion. Infantry, in Alboria. There arc also officers and moil "ith ihe Artillery. -'Oth Hatierv. under training at tho Exhibition Grounds in Leth- le hundred men from Lethbridge and District have the 13th Canadian Mounted Kil'lo..-. and are now under C at Cardsion, tome GO miles tonlli of Lolbbridge. and t-her Creek in the Crow's Xcst 1'ass. li'J west of baiiiiai'v Seivers Dobcntures (trading Debentures Paving Debentures Conieni alks 'Dobcntures 1'lank Dobentnrcs Hoiilcvimls Dobeiituros l.OC'AL IMt'ROYEilENTS. Less, llil-t principal Less .191'I Fund o er, of the n 'alm I ill instalment Sinking G 2.507.08 426.040.2-1 v (n-ncnil Walpi' Ligln Street Railway LESS SINKING ftND. i-.nr 259.430.73 Total debenture debt less Sinking Fund... on The -----r----. 101 I -ploved and the Ellison Hilling Company have, during 191-1.. added largeh to iheir plant. J1ACAHOXI FACTOBY. citizens of Lethbridge are particularly interested in tins because a number of them subscribed pan ot the xiii. iiii-i JjerG. it 15 Biillfc" Major si-ui io iho front. M.P.P.. il piT'injnuni business I business may be retained even after ihe war ceases. During iho vear the new Post Office in the city was com- It is a handsome building, well ;he business of the Dieted at a cost of It is a h Designed for the purpose of conductin lesigni Pocfc Office, the Customs, and the Inland "Revenue, -A. new Separate or Homan Catholic School has been com- pleted this year at a cost of and now provides desirable J accommodation for children for whom the existing accommoda- tion had proved inadequate. SERVICES AND FREIGHT. l.ethbriilge. is in command of ihe local Bauery. and iho ro- i-ruitinit "generally- has beon under his charge'. Captain Alvin Ripleyrajiothcr Lothbridgc. business man. is now under iraininir with ihe Battery at Lelhhridge. PATRIOTIC AND RED CIlOSj Although "'it did not fall under the province- of this Board of Trade, u is fitting to mention that our have con- tributed to the Xational Patriotic Fund and the Red Gross Fund iu money, besides contributions of supplies and articles knitted and sewn by the women of the city and district, a? well as a carload of flour, supplies, and articles of clothing despatched with commendable promptitude for the relief of our Belgian Allies. The efforts ot the women of this city under ihe executive of the Alexander Gall Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire These ladies Motor Am- in this regard deserve cordial acknowledgement. T aiso collected in the City and District for a bulance for Bed Cross work. lished the year 1914 the Canadian Pacific Eailway unied'Letfibridec as ibe headquarters of a district covering 600 railroad., and Mr. F. Walker has been m 'charge as District Superintendent, with a competent staff. extensions in the shape of .freight accommodation, winch 'were established here in 1913, coupled with the instalment o The District Superintendent's office, greatly facilitate freight and passenger at this point. Eailway deve.opment is ______ marked down, owing to the war and financial conditions, lor a shouM 11UL become subscribin slow-time movement, bnt we hope to see the line irom Leth- to Weyburn connected up at an early date. This line -when completed, will, with the connection from Cranbrook on -ihe Crow's JCest Line to Golden on the P.oeky Mountain Division on the Main Line, provide Lethbridge and points to the east witn an alternative route to the Pacific Coast, and the line from Midway to Hope, when completed, will provide another route to the west. These additions to our railway facilities are hishly desirable in view of the fact that after the completion Panama Canal a larpe amount of traffic will find its way -to snd from Lethbridge and other points via the Pacific 'ports. The recent judgment of the Board of Bailway Commis- sioners in the matter "of Western Freight Eates again recognizes as an important distributing centre, and favorable irntes are made for business to and from this city, jn this con- The expenditure's of the Board were curtailed early in the voar. and all the. work that has been done has been carried out minimum expenditure of money. The membership for 1914 was 219. 133 subscription. 86 5.00 subscription. The expenditure within the year has been within the turn of derived from these membership fees. In 1915 it is hoped that the membership will certainly not fall in numbers. There is no reason why farmers and live members, and Revcnuc ini-i....... .-srG.9U.yy Ivxpeiidiiurc Profit after deducting interest and Sinking' Fund This clelicit has been allowed for and the fotul sum raised out of taxation.' i CITY CO.AI, JHNK. [DM......................... No. Tons Mined Frofils All Public lllililies are assessed and in above charges havo paid full taxes LO i'uu eiiy. I'OI'ULA'J'ION. 1911. 19K1 -1914 ll.OrO Brought Forward- Total Debenture debt less Sinking Fund..... '.I'o wlik'li will be uddcd present, issue unsold, iimoimiing In......................... This issue dales ftoni January 1st, 1915, and is for 30 yenrs. inieresl o% would bring total debenture debt iiinount to........'............... Against the item Taxes in Arrears there is (582.459.GO dun Sinking Fluid which in statement of Sinking Fund has been treated as pnicl. CEAJITKB TITLE XXV. SECTION' 3. The amount of debenture debt of the city at any time oiiisUinding shall not after deducting the amount issued for income bearing public utilities owned by the city, exceed twenty pur centum of the assessed value of nil assessable property iu the city, according to the last revised Assessment Eoll. CHAHTER TITLE XXT. SECTION' 4. The amount of any fund 'or securities held by the city to ihe credit of a Sinking Fund shall be deducted in calculating the total amount of the debenture debt of the city, at any time outstanding. CHARTER TITLE IXiVIlI. PARAGRAPH 3, SUCTION" 0. ''And it is hereby declared that loans made for the puvposo of local improvements to the extent to which the sums nro secured by special assessments therefor form no part of thg general debt of the city within the meaning of this Act, and it shall not be necessary to recite the amount of the local improve- ment debt so secured by special assessment in any By-Law for borrowing money, but it shall be sufficient fo state in any such By-Law Uie amount of the general debt of the city as therein set forth is exclusive of local improvement debts secured by- special assessment." General Dehentutes Less General Sinking Fund .Net Debenture Debt City's Borrowing Power Less Debenture Debt....................... Leaving n surplus borrowing power of CONTINUED FROM FSO.NT PAGE. the baak fails you, come back, and I'll go to Edmonton with you. The government have to sapply you with the machinery to issuo treasury 1 FARMER CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE A very pertinent question is being asked with regard to irrigation [arm- ing. Why, it this system of tilling the notes or sholt term replied I soil is so ucmarlrablj- profitable, have the mayor, who is all. atinglc financial information since his trip to t-he banking east. "What arc pur teachers Roing to do in the meantime was the question asked almost in unison. the city loan us enough money to pay them asked Mr. Mc- Killop. "We might if we had any assurance that we would it replied lands been so slow in filling up 1 The answer is simple. The profits that can be derived from these lands arc so great that the worth of the laud is so comparatively high, that it is ililficult to fiad farmers who have tiie necessary capital to eaable them to take up these lands. In giving an account of his trip to Ottawa, ]Wr. Marnoch that the first thing to face them was a coan- dis- Jia'vor Haldie' if. McKillop' then sug- ter-petition from the Barons aes'ted that these treasury notes could' trick Upon looking up the residence he hypothecated HE security for a of these petitioners on the depart loan'until they were sold, but t-he mayoi came back with the assurance lhat the city could not do that with- out the consent of their bankers. But the general opinion is that the echool board's bankers have Rot to see them through the tempest. mental maps, it was found that the majority of the signatories resided on laad that was not included in the survey, and could not be irrigated aayway, so it caci'ied very little weight. Superintendent Drake that it would in all probability be -One member thought that he head possible to carry the project [urinor of the bank in question was unusually i east, so that if the Barons farmers white "The bankers are all white as! did not want the water, the ditch it i-- further hoped that our banking institutions and larger tha't: the mayor, j could be extended to serve a similar Ls'iness houses interests may the th.' ,e all .t'said! ;ithe taxes to'the bink if they saw fit on Borden who use to carry the account further. In discussing HIP matter the mayor talked to him as one man to another. There is a great deal of work to do fulness of die work undertaken by contributing to the Acknowledgements arc gratefully recorded for help and co-oncration in various directions io the .'.fillister of Agricul- tnre! the Minister of the Interior, and the Minister of Mines. "school j ami the Board will pro- for the Dominion; ihe Minister of Agriculture for the I rovmce; ct down to a jevy which attitude of tl of Alberta, and the officers of ull of these to Mr., tne xpayers c an meat, iu, then not 111 I'llL.-- IIJllULGl. Llli; IlltlJ Ul D -j., I l i.' J said, that all the hanks are demand- "i connection with legislation and International Joint Coin-' overspend. They arc asking why the cities in the west spend so much on operation. "Why does it cost more to BOOST FOR COMMISSION 00V- EliNMENT Mr. Marnoch gave commission gov- icinmcut, and incidentally Mayor ITac- C. A. Masrraih. Chairman of the aii old resident of Tollbridge; to the officers lhc Hoa. lt Canadian Pacific Itailway Company, both as regards their. rate the city o[ than Onprntin- Denortmcnt- and their Natural Resources Depart-1 it'docs to run the city of die, a decided boost. He visited all n-ent to Mr I Dennis. Dr. Jl. M. Tory, Hr. Bulherford, nnn n.onle ,-ns the ,mes-lthe financ.al houses with the mayor. C.M.CI... Mr. Vcrc C. Brown and Mr. L. XBirman who have us durin" the vear: to various corrcspondcnis m uhc _. .or to out from a .struck, aud he knew all the. men u.- -n------ _l_j.-___ -._ nonvprcull iuit.ll IVPTP inin United States of America and in Canada: to the Press of this native on the Belleville platform ccaversod with were equally impress- ed, with Mayor ITardie's common I nection it mny he mentioned that while these rates were ordered would be 'caused, the representations of the Boards of 'Trade at the various points concerned to the Board of Railway Commissioners and to the officers of the Canadian Pacific Haihvay Company resulted in the maintenance of the service such a manner that the conditions were met. The Freight Rates Committee of the Board of Trade have taken up'through their chairman, Mr. J. B. Turney, several Jmatters of importance to the community in this direction. CIVIC AKB SCCIAL. Up till the end of 1913, tins City had been governed by ft Mayor and Aldermanic Council. In 1914 the system of government was changed and placed under a Mayor and two Commissioners. Naturally there were some bumps on the track the changing of engines, hut it is becoming increas- G. li. January, 1915. Presented and adopted at Annual General Meeting of the Lethbridge Board of Trade, February 9, STATEMENT OF llEBKNTt'UF. DKliT AS AT DECE-MIIEF! 31ST, 1914. Cnv or LETHHHIDGE. Assessed valuation of all rnlealilo properly...... Additional Asie.-sint-nl fully rateable for school purposes only .Exemptions Total 1'ovrer .School Assessiiicnt 1T. o'clock this afterjiooa, to delinitelj lUci-de the matter of visiting the head office. Loneue 1'ointe ward in the city Montreal will hereafter be known as Honore lUcrcier ward. THE WRATH OF THE OOD8" SIX Parli STARLAND MONDAY to possess himself of a store of in- formation within easy grasp. MAJOR MORRISON BELL PRISONER IN GERMANY London, Feb. Arthur C. Morrison Bell c( the Scots Guards, who recently WRS reported miesing lu France IB a prisoner In Germany. Mrs. Morrison Bell received a letter from her husband announcing bis safely. Major Morrison Hell IB a ConFervalive member of the house of commons. He saw service In (he South African War and was Hlde-de-camii lo the Governor- General of Canada In 1000-01 WHAT DYPEPTICS SHOULD EAT A PHYSICIAN'S ADVICE and Wi orms of stomach trouble are, Imes out of ten, due to acidity? lierefore stomach sufferers should, h-henever possible, avoid voting food that 19 acid la Its nature, or Trtiicll ty hemical action In the stomach slops acidity. Unfortunately, web ulo eliminates most foods -which ore ileasant to the taste IB well as those are rloh In blood. uii lerve bulltltog propertleB. This IB Ihe oiBon why dyspeptiu and itomadb. infCerorg are usuftlly BO thin, d and lacking la (hat vital energy which only oome Irom a Tell fed body. For the benefit of QIOK BUI- erere who bara been obllied to ex- clude from their dial all iterchy, sweet or fatty food, and are trying to Leep up a miserable on Eta- en products. I would suggett thai you should try a meal of any food or foods vhich you may like. In moderate iraount, taking Immediately after- wards a leaspoonful of bUuratcA mac nesla In a little hot or cold water, This will neutralize any acid vhtoh may be present, or which may is formed, and Instead of the UBnal feel- Ing of uneaslnesa and fullness, you will find that your food agrees with you perfectly. Blsurated la doubtless the beet food correctlveud antacid known. It has no direct ac- tion on Ihe stomach, but by neutraliz- ing the acidity of the food contents, and (hue removing the source of the act! Irritation which Inflames tha deli- cate stomach lining, it does more than could possibly done by any drug or medicine. As a T believe in the use ot medicine when- ever necessary, but I must admit that I cannot see the sense of dosing an inflamed and irritated stomach with drugs Instead of getting rid of the cause of all the trouble. Get a little blsurated magnesia from druggist, eat what you want at next meal, take some of the bi- suraled magnesia as directed and see it I'm not rieht." Advt. High AUSTRIAN NOT GUILTY Treason Charge Agalnit Paul Mazur Dlamliled a Toronto, Ont., Feb. Jury In Hie criminal assizes, after being out an hour yesterday, returned a verdict of "Not against Paul Mazur, Ihe Austrian charged with high trea- son, "f entirely agree with the ver- dict you have said his Lord, ahlp, Chief Justice Sir Wm, 'llulock Gco. B. Douglas, County Judge ol Haldimanil, is dead a-t Cayuga, in hi! year. _______________ Sherlock Holmes Tonight i ;