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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herod's Page of Live Loca? News ttbe %etb.br fkralfc Ail The Local New. Where You Expect It WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1920 SECOND -SECT! ON LET1IB1UDGE. ALfifJITA. SECOND SECTION PAGE NINE All Civic Employees Granted a 14 Percent Increase Which Means intrea.se Retroactive to Jan. 1, And Corresponds to 14 Per Cent Wage Raise Given Min- (1) fataluilon Whereas by an agreement, whlch la tbe award under the Conclusion Act of tbe Dominion Canada, the city em- ers .of District No. plovees are {o the same" rale? Increase in Mean! la wages that wai given to the C.P.R. 4 Over Mill on Tax City Pay Roll Now The civic employees will welcome the new year lu the fact that to receive a fourteen per cent. In- crease ia wages. This v.lll affect all those who have' not already received the increase, in accordance with the recent raise In tho wages ot the min- ers. These are the employees in the city mines. The compulsory Increase? In tho, case of the city mine amount to the suni ot and tha Increases given the others by the coun- cil will come to the sum of fSS.OGO a year exlra, making the total Increase In wages which is the equiva- lent of two mills on the tax rate. The actual Increase In the mill rate lie one mill, in that In the case -of the employees In the electric light wnd- water works, wbtcli are paying their way, the Increases to tho par- ticular employees will come from thes utilities. If there is a. deficit In thuso utilities tin-flush tho advance In then tho rale of light and water may have to increased, but this is not ihought likely. .No Increase for Co-mmlMlonart The now scale of wages will not af- fect tlie salaries ot tho commission- ers, in that, according to the charter, they cannot be raised unless the bur- gesses so_ rote. The salary of medical officer will also be increased according to tho new scale, fcut to what extent has not yet been deter- mined. The total annual amount ot vases, paid to the civic employees has liy the new scale been raised, from f 000 per annum to The new scale of wages will take offcd as from January 1st, and to put the samo in force, the following reso- lution was adopted at a meeting of inirie employees on the basis ot.tbe hlfh cost of.liylng', and, (2) high.cost ol Hv- Ing must affect all employees ot the city In the same degree, 'H is reason- able to assume that employees who do not get a raise now will-demand It at the eyplralion of- -the agreement re- ferred lo in with a re- quest that ii.be retroactive; and, (3) Whereas live-only reasonable argument thai the city agaihfit the -increase. Is Iho city's Inability to -pay- because ot a large- of the- cltUeus not be- ing able to meet-their proportion ot the taxes, against which i> ottered tlie argument that'.lhe.working people are, in proportion to .their means' and Ihe'besl and promptest tax payers; -and, (4) Whereas the .working people, that Is the people.who' have to do physical labor, would, tliem'selves re- urn a fairly' large .proportion- ol tho ncreased wages in. taxes; and, (o) Whereas ..the conciliation Board's award provides for an auto KIPP STATION ROBBED OF IN CURRENCY i- Thi} sate in the station at was broken into on Sun- day afternoon, about 4.30, dur- ing tbe absence ot the station agent and tho conlenls, about fr (250, stolen. Three men were fr EWU loitering around at the f- time, and two havg been since C- picked up on suspicion. From au admission made by one of them, he was held In deten- tlon, and Iho other was. liber- r ff ated. Tho A. P. P. expect lo fr tbe'culprits shortly. matic increase or. .reduction to the lower and city mine.employees In the same ratio as .C.P.R. mine em- I lie cily council noou: on Tuesday aftor- ployees are ai as ithi. .ffecttd George Frederickson Ap pear For Trial at Next Ses- sion of Supreme Court Pioneer, to Ltth- bridge from Scotland Os-er 30 Years Ago Death removed one of 'irst and best citizens on Tues- day night in. the person of Mrs. Janet aged of the late Mr. John-Duff, who died In 1S9S. Tho now ajiown, came on tbe market more than ten years ago and is now ouo of the main residential districts ot the city. EODvered the Lothbridge Branch has lie following bound- aries. Liltle Bow Rlrer. Boundary. East4-ta'lier'and Foremost. 1 and Fllood KeEcrre-, Fund are solely based upon UNAVAILA8ILITVtOF _ .Certificate from the authorized representative of the Depart- ment of SoWlera'.'ftlvil This ijotlce'is inserted by tha Le4hbrldg'e Branch' of Canadian Palriollo Kyntl who will appreciate the bringing to ihelr notice, by any- one knotfinsilhevClrcuinstances, cases apparenlly eligible for financial 'aid. telephone. r a tANADIAN PATRIOTIC.FUND -nch) Iioom 203 Sherlock 701 E lolEORGAlED canvass. Many business men have aV ready signified their willlsyneia to astist in the campaign both by a lib- eral donation and by taking a district and seeing ihat every maa located la It is approached. The objective for the Lethhrldre IcAmpalgn ia and that of lua I province ot Alberta Calgary jand Edmonton will bo doing tbeir can- VT i m x f 'YKSS in March aud April aM the- line- Campaign iNext Tuesday for jup of cllliena should be an excellent 000 For Home Service Work in Province Arrangementa are well under way 'or the oneday whirlwind campaign !or the Bilratlon Army Home Service- Tuesday, Jan. 20th, is the day guarantee of success In those Lleut.-Oorernor R. H. Brett has kind- ly sent 111i approval In a ol recommendation and has shoirn bi3 appreciation erf the practical York ot the Army by taking the honorary pres- idency the province. camptlfn to be held on Jan. 20th ia to raise Quota and ixed and the committee are j three thousand dollars la all too small ttard sit work laying plans for what' to adequately express the apprecia- Is hoped to be the beit organized cam- paign put on lor some time. The city will be divided Into thirty districts and each vail be tho responsibility of a captain and 83 many assistants as ho needs to canrass it in three hours. campaign headquarters is at tho Union Hank, aud Manager Duu- bar. who is tha chairman, will give information to anyone who is inter- ested or will receive the names of any volunteers who would assist in the tlon felt In this city lor the noble work and tell-eacrificing labors'. ot the Array. Workeri and the committee feel as- sured tho response be so spontan- eous that thfi objective will be pasted as fin evidence of tho hearty good- will of Lethbrldge's generous to this grand work for humanity. llegtna proposes to build a police station costing DO YOU WISH TO MAKE TEN- TWENTY DOLLARS OR MORE? Perhapa the question is unnecessary because most everyone is anxious to make here is a unique offer. If cut out, tMs EKlvertlseiuent ana bring It to our.Lcthbridge office any tirai during this monlh of January, Jt w'll be as good to you ns casli. Two Dollars on every Ten, Four Dollars on every Twenty and so on that1 you may spend at our regular fixed moderate prices. No camouflage about this offer it is honest and genuine maker and a money caver for you. i money Dentistry As We Practice It is a Gentle Arf OTT SPECIAL WHILE THE LAST We have a few r-nscs of Xo. 3 Apples In first class condition, only a little small, In Jonathans, GrcenlngH and n An Kpys, per caso Xo. 1 Apples, King, largu size, cxlra choice. Special, 9 OC Coru, 11 cr 20C per (in Corn Syrup, Special, per 10 pound tins, (1.35; Per 5 pound II Don't forget the above are all In first clan condlllorf and guarantied, only we happened to get a good, buy on same, therefore we are giving the public Che- advantage, FREE DELIVERY Phone 1766 SUPINA SON 230.THIRTEENTH STREET NORTH Watch Our ADVERTISEMENTS Keep Your EYE On KERR'S WINDOWS Quality Talks PRUNES, NEW SEASON'S, EXTRA LARGE SIZE, 20-30s Only 10 boxes reached the city to fill our order. These prunes are 4he largest put up In California. While the price Is high the fruit cannot be excelled In grade or quality. Price, per Ib. Lots 25 Ib. Lots 50c Buy your requirements NOW, tho above cannot ho duplicated this year. EXTRA KRUMBLES A Dlcnd of Choice to Eat 3 31c I i "I .1. Bikhorn Cheese, 'in tins, assort-', cd flavors; 25c, and..... f-p Gong's- Soups, per'" 'AV Colgate's Shayiug Sticky rA each flvC Ncv-i :0ape Cod, 2 IDS. Peacock brand Huckwheat CA j, Flour, per OUC Baby's Own -v box Infant'3 Delight Soap, Ho Bowes': lextracl- lv per bolt'lo 'Caisuprbel -Monte lirand, ,Jarge' ,'i regular 45c. OnjoP sale Sanffluslv old price, Oil' per tin'...... Potato Flour, "Casco" -brand, per pkg. ____ Potatoes, good Quakers, per sack GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS- PHONES 1453 and 1365 NOW. Is a good see About disposing of your PELTS and FURS A strong market prevails at present. Get our any quantity. A. WYMAN CO. DEALERS IN HIDES, PELTS AND FURS PHONE 442 ADDRESS: 320 6th STREET S. P.O. BOX 5 Quality Counts! You tell by looking at a- bottle of milk whether It cpnUiins much fat. Just seo how much cream Here Is on your bottle of milk, Then you can loll by liusllug Iho milk wLuiher il ia frtbh or thrco or four days old. r There Is DO camouflage to rnllk. Crystal Dairy Limited ;