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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LKTHnniDGE DAILY HERAtn FIHDAV, FEBRUARY 20, ]915 NEWS OF NORTH LETHBRIDGE, AND THE BEST NORTH LETHBRIDGE STORES Standard Bank's Fine Statement Made Beat Showing Last Year Of Any Year Since Foundation NORTH LETHBRIDGE ASSESSMENT INCREASED 10 PER CENT THIS YEAR The fortieth annual ntport of the Standard Bank of rnnatln which wo publish elsewhere, is the most satisfactory statcinpiu ever jniblisiml by this Bank, and deserves more than a. passing nor ice, Tho cash on hand at the end of the year shows which ndrted to the other quk-li asseis. A Comparison of Their 1914 Statement with that of T9i3 wilt show the Remark- able Progress of the Bank. Profit and Loss 1914 Although no official announce- ment has yet been made, (he Her- ald has H on good authority that the portion of the property on Thirteenth street, and graded out therefrom, will be asiessed 10 per cent, higher this year than In 1914, in proportion to the remaind- er of the city. With the completion of the Thir- teenth street subway, at a cost of about business along this muddy but thrifty thoroughfare re- ceived an impetus, due to the bet- ter crossing facilities.. The citi- zens'assessment committee, which recently dissolved, thought the assessment too low in propo.-tlon to the rest of the city, and it is un- derstood that the assessor has governed himself accordingly. During the past year the street has taken on many Improvements. Among the additions In the way of buildings, are the new Sep. iii-ate school, costing about 000; the King's Hotel, built at a similar cost, and the new Stand- ard Bank blilldlno, now In course of erection, the cost to be about shows the very large am- ount ot" of as- sets immediately avail- able. Deposits during the year show an increase oC 017.S3G; Jest vear they showed an increase of thus making a to- tal for the two years of The funds of the Bant Profits...... Last balance SG21.4G4 1913 have ibeen fully and profit- ably employed as indicat- ed by the profits and loss account, trfiich slioivs the net oarnlngB to be 4S3.94. The lota! earnings for'.the year together with the balance brought for- ward from tbe previous year and in addition the premium on new eloct showed a total to be 441.11. The shareholders hare been paid four quar- terly dividends at the rate of 13 per cent, per annum amounting to and contributed to the Officers' pension fund, wrote off bank premises set apart for depreciation on the luaiict rslae of British, Dominion, Provincial and Municipal Securities, add- ed to the Reserve Fund from profits and to the same fund from premium on new stock, and carried forward the profit and losa account for next year. Dividends......... Pension Fund 15rOQO Depreciation 100.000 Premises 50.000 Reserve.....'.. Forward Liabilities Circulation GOT, 203 Interest Deposits Deposits Dividends due I Former Resident of the North Side Committed Suicide at Brooks, Alta. Duncan Wilkinson of Fifth aveuuc cino Hat, hut if Mr. WilMr.son called man arrived on horseback with tlic had an experii to roi.t liiin the mrrn. steari Mvche miles olf. the farm on Saturday Mr. Bowin c.unc from tlie c.isi six Mr. as' by the wife years ago, anil previous U> Ruing to To wail, as her husliand hail just pone Brooks hail resided on Nineteenth out, and would not be Ions; re turn- street. In addition to Ms he has ing. Alter some litilo time a left three children. week which he is not likely to forget A'isittng a iarm at Brooks lo pur- chase a marc from Mr. Bowin he found him absent, and. was told by liis wife (hat he was away at "llctii Canadian Banks Banks abroad Acceptances 10S.96S j Total public Capital........... Reserve.......... I Profit I06E balance What is the Building Inspector Doing? ing ?4S.6S2.240 SpKle Dominion .Votes ___ Central Gold Reserve Notes other bants 221.H47 Cheques other banks Canadian ___ 301.421 Bants abroad....... SecuritlSB Call loans are, ;ipart from the submarine block- ade, the sole topics of conversation in Xorth Lethbridge. is the latest local news asked the Herald representative of a North Side merchant, who has the reputation of having his fingers on j llic pulse of local events, ''Hard added injury to insult, for it was a staring menace to protection afforded by lire policies, us it contravened. 3S07.5S5 4.9J5.3SS 1.465.STS "What is the building inspector do- "Wlir do you ask "Take a This and the mud on 13th St. round and see'1, was the only reply vouclisaicd. The same conundrum was propound- conditions lai'l dovni as to SO fcrt cd by various others, it was tlici clear space. Beyond this llic innocent- burning question on I3th St. N. at and harmless looking: shack was rr- the noou hour yesterday, and the per- garded us an nbominatjon, in that it plexcd mind of the writer was only might at any time be Hie cause of a. reliered hen a kind-hearted inilivi- blaze, through incendiary attention dual directed his attention to a for- given it by thoughtless hoys, lorn shack winch had been (lumped. Hence the querulous question, which down by the Donaldson Block from, we would beg leave to ask the build- Total liquid Current Joans Letters credit Real Estate 20.000 Overdue.......... 134.650 Premises Clrc. deposit Other assets he answered in the interval eoodness knows where. It was barm- ing inspector to answor in concrete oi rest he was enjoying irorn a busy less and innocent looking, though by. fashion by making his presence known ----------------------------time serving customers, though the no means prepossessing. But behind to the worried business men oi North ...5I5.SGG.1GS smile on his face betrayed the insin- its guileless exterior there lurked-an-1 Lethbridge. cerity of his reply. "Glad to hear insidious danger. It was bad enough I As for the mud, it is again asked, 10S.9SS ;harri times' is said the Her- in the eyes of those who prided them- ''U'ht-. does not Commissioner Grace aid man, and then plump came the selves on the beauty of their locality, have" some gravel laid down on 13th question at him, is the build- in that it marred" thr and St.-X.? It might partially solve the ing inspector doing "Blessed il 1 symmetry of Xorrh Lcrhbridge's main unemployed ijuestion and remove said the newspaper rean. thoroughfare. Uut the building had- existing inconvenience." ____ Stock-Taking SPECIALS Discount on (he balance of our slock o.l' Ladies' Coals, Ladies' Skirls. La- dies' Ladies' Waisls. Children's Dresses. Children's Hals and Children's Sweaters. Children's Clotli Coals at Half Trice, Men's Winter Milts at Hall" Trice. Men's Lined Gloves at discount of MEN'S HATS AND CAPS The balance of our stock at a discount of 33 LADIES' We have a very heavy stock of Ladies' Boots and Shoes and for two weeks will give a discount of MEN'S WORKING SHOES We have several odd sizes In Men out at Special Prices- Pure Maple Syrup; Quart Cans Pure Maple Syrup; Half Gallon Cans Balling Powder; Tuxedo, Ifi oz can. Bridng Powder; .Red Cross, 12 oz. can Baking Powder; Dr. Price's (1 07. can We carry a complete stock of all Flour and 2Qe s Shoes which wo are clearing Baking Powder; Dr. Price's 13 ox cun Kosudale Uraiul Can- ned Poaches, 2 for., Rosednlo Brand Can- ned Apricots, 2 Tor.. LIbby's Sauerkraut; bareo cans Lou-nty's Cocoa; pound cans of Groceries, Provisions, Feed. 15c 20c FREE DELIVERY TO ALL PARTS OF THE CITY, R. B. MORDEN Phont 1356 GENERAL MERCHANT 526 13th Street North. SM.682.2M The loans and discounts have also increased, which would indicate that despite, the conditions ID nearly all lines of business the Standard Bank not on f 7 not contracted Ite loons but has increased them In meeting the legitimate commercial needs of the country. Contributions Imre ibeen nude of to the Canadian Patriotic Fund, to the Red Cross Fund, and f to the Belgian Rp.llef fund. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: G. F. BL ETC HER, MANAGER 418 13th St. North- RECENT BATTLE FOR V HEIGHTS 1 Ladies: Do yon know that jron get the Best Values in Ladies' and Children's Footwear at Williamson's, 13th St. K Spring Stock is Most Complete Everyone says WILLIAMSON'S Prices are the lowest. Ask your neighbor, COISB and see for yourself. The well known makes, as tlip "Art" Shoe, KingshurVs and Packard's. A well assorted stock of -the famous "LJtiJe Star Shoe" for MlweB and Children. A. Williamson PHONE 691. 246 13th STREET NORTH. HOSTS'AT FINE ENTERTAINMENT The pipers' social, a function which is held every month, and which is I looked forward to eagerly, took place j at St. Mary's hall on Wednesday night. The Scotch fiddler was tbe "piece de resistance" oi the enter- tainment and was heartily welcomed, f together with some fine Scotch reels! played by Pirer-Major Horn, and song by Miss Ford. The gathering broke into dancing at! 12 o'clock, and this was kept to! about 2 a.m. Sandwiches and cake j were served as refreshments. A most' enjoyable time was spent, and the Aiier weeks oi' fighting the French Rained the entir forest of Le Pretre dispersrd to look forward to and th heights and village of Norroy. The French lost, tout retook most, of the next monthly meeting. Uie ground. The People's Drug Store Let us fill your prescription, Dispensed by graduates only and the purest of Drugs. Satisfaction guaranteed Phone 445 W. H. McCaffrey Proprietor 240 13th St. N. HARDWARE We handle the most reliable and proven lines in Shelf and Heavy Hardware. Our Ranges are the very best value for the money. For brightening up this spring our attractively priced line of M.L. Paints, Brushes and varnish will give you satisfac- tion. You will find this the Store of Big Values and Dependable Goods. Hart-Patterson Co. 313 13th St N. Quaker Bread Delicious. Nutritions. Wholesome. Dear'Madam: It will not pay you to pay 10 for a single loaf of Bread when will sell vou EVERY DAY. er caH and find out how g-od Bread is when you receive it FRESH John Gilmore MANUFACTURER OF QUAKER BREAD. For Home Made Bread And Con- fectionery We lead the n-ay. ODCC tried you cornc again. CAKES MADE TO ORDER. S. M. BROOKS GLOBE STORE 402 13lh Street North. Boots :ak Tanned '-inlcs at G'rciitiy Ncfiiiced Prices. OLD COUNTRY MINER'S SHOES REPAIRS WHILE YOU WAIT. RUBBER HEELS. H. G. Kilner 612 (3th STREET NORTH Get Your VEGETABLE SEEDS From Us! We have a variety of high class quality. This is our Specialty. Also High Class Oriental SU Fancy Goods Toys. Fruits and Candies. Ice Cream Parlor. BiNtTfO 320 13th Street North BALDRY'S SATURDAY SPECIALS Choice Blend gUU ft nn I .UU value; 3 pounds For shipment ot A No. 1 quality, special 4 Per BOA. and.. i v PORniDGE flobin Hood, package.. Small 2 packages for FLEISHMAN'S YEAST, LET- TUCE, HONEY. R. J. BALDRY PHONE 1655. 248 Street North. We excel in the quality of our Sausage Potted Meats Wo understand how to make "the flavor last" and how to make them inste just right. We stake our reputation on thcso linos and use only the choicest meats "vdien making them. Then we make them Fresh Daily SPECIALS FOR TOMORROW Pure Pork Sausage, per pound......20C 2 pounds for................. -35c Pork and Beef Sausage, per pound... 2 pounds for................. ggC REMEMBER, you arc buying the Beat In Quality and Flavor, You're more than egfe with our aroma and taste la delicious. .Strictly Fresh per WESTMINSTER MARKET Phone 1055. ;