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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta J-t- pi. January 4, TTTK tCTHBRHMSE DAILY RFRALD TWO GOOD BUYS IN NORTH WARD: an NTantpii 21 x 40, 7 rooms, wired for electric and in spring. .Price 91800. i2M Houie and two tote in North Ward, corner onueli and Naiiton Streets. 21 x 38, wired for electric light, Balance arranged. F.--r ;i .t. Lowes Page 3. The abiive are Kpleudid buys and are worth your consideration. to OuarsJiUe LfetVef -s, LOOKING UP lots in Block L, corner, high and -dry, one-third'cash, balance 6 and 12 months. R. V. GIBBONS CO. 1111 Ott Sleek THE H. MACBETH AGENCY 'MiUR'ANCC .LOANS 2 comer of Ernest aad London at each.', S in Block 26 buff Add., clow to new school at UOO.Oe. T rcoBei cottace on 2 loti In Block 123, Westminster lot A GREAT HOUSE BARGAIN 7 fuliy modern up to cubic--fee per second could also be drawn.on-i neceasLiry. ;The quality of the water is.superio to that-.of -Belly River .at'Lethbridge There 'large, or in towns" at .present; above, "prqposeiL.m- take lo. contaminate .tbo supply the water is-also -appreciably softer, making proposed ;supply better for do- mestic and "boiler than the 'eut Lethbridgo .suppb'. b: Route TheToute proposed presents "no-dif- ficulties whatever, the country .ed being for. the greater part'eicel'lent and easy for the constructloh-oT day form of pipe line, the only expense out pE the ordinary being the two.cross- ings of Belly River on the Le-thbridge of PumpJng In ot Mtlmated fact that UM ment baa'but UmitMl (tar 20 ytftn) >n4 out, makini: Ita renewal from to hM into and iboiiK really an against A B per proportion No. 3. it pre- xwed to ute 24 Inch wire wound wood stave pipe: OB alt of the lower eetion except: those 'portions of the ivcr where the head is reater. than 325 feet on which heavy ast iron pipe of the same size wo.uld >e uied. Onei.of the alternate linei for the ower sectioh >'ould rua to the couth f the Belly River and the St. Mary's River where it crossed by the old Canadian Pacific Railway. s route would be contidei'ably long- er Income respects cheaper and a be needed to es- imale its comparative cost. r Sorae other variations of route are wJhIch should be surveyed be- 'ore any route Ua> definitely decided on. The section is 2? asiles long and has a. face'or head of 101 feet ia that distance; It IB proposed to. use-j galleries or cribs at the intake, similar; to those in use here at Lethbridge to'remove silt from the j supply. Eetlmates given show two different I propositions for. each of supplies of 9 and 11 million gallons per day, respec- tively. Four Ptxipoiitiont ail work nec- essary to get ah eleven million-gallon supply-with'the exception of a filtra- tion of which would be built at the time and the" re- maining1. portibV when required. Proposition -No, 2 'covers.j same as No. 1, .except..-.that.' on the upper sec- J tion one 26, inch-.pipe'would be built; at preseat and >.an additional one required. 3 covers all the' work necessary' to get nine, million gallons supplyV including part tion.galleries remaining portion to-be constructed when'required. r. Proposition.iNp! 4-'provides ly a nine million gallons per day sup- by.; constructing one 124 inch pipe onjtHei-upper section, and- pirt of .in-- filtratteh -galleries.at present .to give four 'and a half. 'niUHou gallons and one 24 inch, yips lower section addin5.one.24J.ncb. pipe to-upper sec-v j tion when required, say In '1931 and completing infiltration the same time. In "my- opinion proposition No. 3 looks the beat. In this a 32 inch con- Tie life of liae would be at least thirty and in my opinion muck greater tbat. Bone wood pipes.'jAMd tor water fcavis been. taken up (alter 175 of UM good condition. Aether iais -work is uaiertaien er not I would M exhauatiTe surreys aa. axe nsruMry including the final location mak- lot: application for necessary ap- propriation of -water to .the Govern ment so that the city 'would be In a position to fo ahead at any time, in the future. Respectirtly sttbmitted, 2 lots, Boihpas St.; close sewer. Snap at each. Lohg terms Lots 18 arid 19, Bloct Gbod terms, FHOMI R1PLEY CXX OFFICE. MACOONALO The Wtddington- HAT i Timothy, Upland Oats, Wheat, firart, Rolled and Chopped and Potatoes Always in stock; Phone Warehouis: ''--V-- Phone i-r end of theJine. These wwld.be built ;unuous wood stare pipe would be nu. siphons or I to deHvor nine for the greater part east iron, and at j per day.V Tbis would the-stream crossing would be burled I into a- small reservoir'hav-' under the river oea. ing dl3charge wasteland-would route, taking the BeHy. River not nave any direct as the source, I consider the best pro- position obtainable. To use either fork of the Old Man River as a source I would consider objectionable, owing to the number of towns draining into ;their watersheds.. I Other Suggestions -Oilier suggestions have been made 'to utilize certain -reservoirs south'and southwest or Raymond which could be filled from the -Irrigation system and pipe from either one of the'fi'eyihio Even if the .necessary reservoir site and -water could be ob- tained 1 would consider a large stag- nant reservoir an objectionable source I of supply in the hot weather..-.; Further, there is great doubt wi-stler such o, system could be constructed for a corresponding water delivery for any less than the route proposed from the Belly River. Attached to the report will be found (1) Map showing proposed route and possible variations of same. (2) Estimates of cost of four propo- sitions applicable to route of present preliminary survey. (3) Table of esti- mated yearly costs, snowing forecast of probable pop.ulalior. of the city at slated periods from the present 4.0 requirements from time to time and comparative yearly cost of pumping system and of Gravity system to furnish the sup- piy required at the various stages of the city's growth at the rate assumed. The -whole line is divided into two sections and for purposes of this re- port the section from Lethbridge, sta- tion 0 to Kipp, Summit Station 840 will he the "Lower Sec- and the section from Kipp Sum- mit Station'S40 to the Intake Station 2216 will be called tue "Upper Sec- tion." The "Lower Section" 16 miles long according to present preliminnry s.urvey and has a fall or head of 265 feet, giving a pragsure on the Leth- bridge males at the corner of 13th St. S. Aiid iuth Ave. 5. of 114 pounds, j On ;Ms "Lower Section1' are the two jcropajngH of the Belly TJJver, one near Lethbridge and one ten miles The lower section can probably be shortened about three miles, but this can fae done without In- i creasing the of the pipe on the greater part of the lower section or ot I cannot say without further sur- eys. tion with pipe on lower section. In this :way, the city would get the head: or pressure due only to the lower sec- tion, 265 feet or 114 ibs... .If, however, it is desired at- any time in the future the', sections be joined at the .Kipp S.ummit giving a static pressure on city mains of 157 Ibs, whet: no water was being drawn from the and corres- pondingly less depending upon amount of. water being drawn or velocity in pipp.- In proposition Nb.: 3 it is proposed to use wire wound wood stave pipe 24 inches in diameter :n sections with rteei clamp bands on the collars where head is less than 325 feet. At river crossings where the head is between 325 and 500 feet it is pro- posed to use 24 inch cast Iron pipe of sufficient strength. It must be definitely understood th.it the survey .upon which the esti- mates are based is only a preliminary and while sufficiently accurate for the purpose of this report it will be nec- essary to examine by further surveys all the varieties possible in the de- tails of the route so as to arrive at the.best proposition. It is thought that the installation of the proposed gravity system would ive the city much better fire protec- tion and consequent reduction of firo insurance rates. I have asked the secretary of the fire underwriters for some idea of the amount of reduction we might expect were such a pipe line constructed but have not as yet heard from him. This annual saving will increase with our increases in population and probably at a rate proportionate with the estimated cost of water dellrcry under the "pumping system." .f% j r? J Good Solid FOB RENT ;f: 'v W iilL A We have for rent; cottage at 269 oiie most beautiful places iir the city, ;at rent of only jper month. W. 6. Block y 2 Terms JL-3 6 NORTH WESTMINSTER ROAD. :.WONI -Conservatory Mu- sic lane. lots Barfc- Lots, 18 ancl -19, Block 128. Ar- gyle to lane car-West- minster, y 8600 lots Ernest and Lon- don. lots Ernest-street. 6" roomed modern house and barn. Argyic Are.. cash; terms suitable. I Corner of London and Athole Street; flSoO, ,'_ Lots'. 'T roomed "fully' modem'- house on Charles'streat; .-8. roowed fully 'uiodern. house "on-. Caurtlaiid''Street, a v 31 acres all nine --cleared, seeded to cibver; One hiuidrecl K trees, -first year- Creek passes through, property, from light clearing. Two (2) frame shacks, stable, two (2) COTTS nud two Large-hay shed and pio-stv. v Cv S M? 5 III 3 f; c i T It' j m 1 m NELSON. B.-.C. The Dowsiey- McMiilan Land Co, 3rd Ave. and 7th St. AGENTS FOR Pioneer Fire Insurance Pacific Coast Fire ins. Co. Alliance Fire Insurance Co. Grand Trunk Pa. Towntites SALE w. want on your short notice, section tracts THE 0 a f loans, jyionev A few bargains in W. KERR CO. Res. Manager Two corner lots-on Eedpath St., Block 68, -S2650 the 1-2 cash balance 3 and 6 months. One well.equipped eight room, house, with eleven lots, one block removed from Westminster Road. CHEAP, EASY TERMS. One seven roomed bouse on Vfestmin- almost at the corner of Courtland, will handle; balance easy. Golden West Realty Co. Crabb St., Alta, ;