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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta r The HeraiH's Page of Live Local, News Xetbbtibge AH 'ihe Where You Expect It SA'ITIUUY, JANl'AUY 31, 1920 LETHBR1DGE, SliVfclh EIIE1 SHAPE THAN ARE Much Improvement Could I Kxtensidn Woulii Tbis v.-eek's Toronto Saumlay Night ooiinina an -article coiurilii'.ted by Angus Lyc-11 on the finances of Hie City of The writer deals shano. with tiio ISIS undlloi'ii report. In re- ferring to tlio financial position of the city, tbat iu the past t'A'O or tbree -yea.re LclhbrMge.. lias Gtrcngtlienad U? in -ep'ect, especially I'roni the'point of of but Us finances are u very sound -basis al- though perhaps better tbau tb'c ago r.ity In Western- Canada.: In of the audit, Mr. hyeil remarks that It consists of 111 pages of which contain tbe auditor's re- port.' is a preface, he notes, in the form of a report from tbe Mayor "cents on one two matters, Including'1 tho desirability of change from ..the commission to ;tlic business nianneer plan of c-ity Kovern.meut, the difficulty- of collecting arrears ot taxes, tiio advantage of "home rule'' fov "But continues Mr. Lyell, '-there arc few practical sug- gestions fur tbe placing of the city'o finances on a sounder and stronger ijasis." Condition Considerably Improved The borrowing powers of the city bas certainly considerably improved Lyell, aince 1012 mid 1313, when It extremely difficult to obtain money even at' a" high rate of .interest. Hut ,if greater facility to has developed, this has been accompanied .by a very material in- crease.in taxation. From Ifi mills it] 1011, there is Ji ijump to itri.70 mills in 1918. There were Inflated assess ment values in as else curse. where in the West, during the yean, 1312, 1S13, and 1914, "and -it -is trn .that dnrlng tbe-succeeding years an effort has been iriride to reduce values to figures more nearly vvhtcl lias of co-ji'se aided taxation. At tho'end'ofj.lillS, despite tax the- j-vrere arjears of taxe: amounting to from 191; and previous to I91S. Surplus In Light yand Water Sir. Lyell speaks-of Ihe surplus ii and Power Department Jn 1313, 1914 and 1915 this was com paratively being respec lively ami ?210.0S. bii in 19JS the'amount was Thi a big decrease from the] result of Ihe-previous year's opern-: lions' when tbe balance was ?9078.tl2.: The "Waterworks Department, for'the'' same period, with tlic exception of been operated with n gnin. Jn 101S however there was a deficit of 5SIS.58 due init to a falling of revenue, in which there, was an in- crease of but through an in- crease in operating expenses or 817.07. The balance sheet iu band represented in deben- ture bank accounts with a balance of more or available for sun- dry jmrposcs! The arrears of taxes representing a period of several arc greater than the total levy for 191S. The city has already takeu ovsr to date of report m satisfaction of taxes property to tlio amount of Sinking Fund The sinking fund Jlr. Lyel! con- might and should be In better BANK CLEARINGS UP Bank clearings for the month, ending today were as against for the month of January last year. This ia an increase ot and Is a fine Indication of tha "time. 4 V At tbo close of 1918 currcul bad noi been paid and there was also unpaid a large propor- tion of those for the previous year. .Thu Instalments for had been educed through raising the Interest rom 3 to ft per cent, T., Healthy JOutjook! in respect to tb? surplus of -23.07 Mr. Lyell >aj-s Ihat; It is onl: and the to travel a yet' before ts finances aro on a reasonabl; pund basis.- But at' Ihe same Urn ic observes that'it'possesses severa idvanuges" which :Hould -not' dterlooked. In addi- ion :to being an important agricul- centre It is a centre of a rich mining district This helps it to a con- idcrablo extent in standing the finan- cial strain in times 'of crop' failure. Should Irrigation be developed, It ivill become the centre of a largo irri- gation area. This will do much to iromole n healthy growth.' Home Rule For Cities The collection of arrears- of taxes s in .Mr. Lyell's opinion the most im- portant- problem faging the ratepay- ers. Ho advocates distraining for the same. Mr. Lyell" says' that 'Mfiyor Hardie should be supported in bis efforts io affect a change to tbo man ager form of government. He takes shot at the Major's "home rule" for cities, saying that without efficient management It would- simply be Mr. Justice Walsh Congratulates Him on His Splendid War Record yey ComiBi Chow Abo Booked In the measure patronage s'vcn Kill entitle It ioxt season at tbe Majestic lalter-cnd of the 'year, will ?dd a'sUr series of Old Counfry plays and players comprised in. (he trans-Canada theatre program. The. latter will include Martin Harvey, Gerald do Maurler, Miss Mary Mooro (Lady Charles and Rob- ert Lorftlue. Amongst the plays will be that which'las been at the height nt popularity In the Old Country, "Ciiu Cliin An .American company, touring.Use paid a flying visit with the plcco In eastern Can- BRIGADE HAD TWELVE CALLS IN JANUARY The city fire brigade made twelve runs during January, and In every Instinct they were of use li, saving buildings which had caught fire from belrfg completely dotroyed, at the same time mini- mizing the damage which far has totalled the small sum of odd. ILL APPEAL Dr. V, B. C. Thomson, through bin counsal, Mr. C. P. Harris, has filed an appeal against his conviction by Mag- istrate at the provincial po- lice court on January 22nd, for fail- ing to notify tho birth of I.ean Jieat- StcDonald at Hardievillc on July 20lh. he altended. Ho was n discussing 31r.- Lyell's' observa- tions, the Mayor joins issue-ivHn liim on several points. As to distraining for arrears of taxes, lie snys thai has beeirdiscussed from Dan .to'Kcersiicba, und to put- the policy effect would be as ifftfii as] "taking tbn brueks off- a -Hiel.in mon." There is a doubt his Worship will come back-at Mr. Lyell Calgary McCor- niaek Xalsmlth, articled to A. H. Clarke, was admitted to the bar of Al Iwrta on Friday morning, by iir. Jus- tice Walsh; being presented hy A. II. Clarke, K.C. Mr. Justice Walsh es- iressed the great pleasure which it ;ave liim to admit Mr. Naismtlh to he bar, knowing as he did bis dls'tin- gulahed war record and- the highly :reditable manner in which he passed its final law examination, taking as did second place on the list ol canflldates. This was all the more creditable, said his lordship, consider- ng that Sir. Naismllli had only re- turned from sen-ice a little over a i-ear, and that he had no opportunity during his three years of service of prosecuting his legal studies. Ills ordship expressed the opinion that Mr. Natsmlth's career at ihe bar would jc as honorable and successful us bis record In army. Xaismltb joined tue 39th Bat- tery at Lelhbriugc as a lieutenant and served for two years iu France, during _which 'time- he was wounded twice, was mentioned in' dispatches, rind received the Military Crass. He son of P. L. Nalsinith, manager of. the Natural Resources Departmcn of the C. P. R., formerly superintend ent'ot the A. K. I. Co, at Lelhbridge fined and costs by tho Mag- eluded in the.Trans-Caniida program. As part of the r. Tyrone Power, line N'ew York ac- r of international reputation, will ay at the -Majestic on April ICth id 17tu In.Iho "Servant in the House." his visit is an iraponant one, In tiiat n its'financial success depends the sit to (he city of tho players and he companies named in regard io e next season. If Mr. Power and his ompany meet with liberal patronage, is-understood that tho arrival of artin Harvey, etc., can be fully de- ended on. r. Considerable-improvements In the laiestic, to make the theatre as at- ractive as" possible, aro contemplat- d in the near future. 'The the various wo- men's societies aruFclubs ot Quebec City have organized the Local Council in affiliation with the National Coun oil ot the Daughters of Canada. ii KD OH BLOCK Pay For Fifth Street Conduct Restaurant Mass of Sores Unhappy Days" Mrs. Onncc Hjivei: of DanviUe, "I with Ihe dnclori until Ihe Jltit ol Msy. Then I eot n of D. D. AT ON'CK MV 1'ACK OftTRKrrKK. I LiwlhalfabotUennU1 i relieve jonr J en" of risin dutfite, on utd Ott block, on Fifth Street, aijtrocess ot' rcnovulion to he opened an a restaurant on March The ureiiiiscs, along %vit'i thtj house on Seventh Street, next to city hull, which .vrns, vart of .tho put uji to auction lately in the court house by Jlie auctioneer, Frank Waddington, accbrding to particulars liavo appeared in the HcraH, to the Land Securities Co., of Montreal. Thci OtL block- has sinco been pur- chased by a Chinaman, Jung Chow Sen, of llic Chinese grocery firm of Qnon Wo Chung1, for the sum of i 000. Mr. Sen will run nn up-to-dnte rsstsmrant on the premises -with an crinui parlor, and In the nuar fntui-ij he wil.l use the basement for poo! room and barber shop. ,VJ TlK! jtremiaos arc now, undergoing joarrrioncF joxtensivc interior alterations, tbe bSl 1 v.ork bohig in ot Mr. J, H, iicatty, builder and contractor. Very considerable Improvemsntg are in progress, with thft erection of side -bontlis, etc. In tHe Kchemc of i lions 'there will.bo bevelled, mirrors J. niginbolhim Co., Ltd.. drug- tilc gists, Keep it knows no equa in relieving pains and acnes. LOAN'S LINIMENT has bee" for as years. Today, it lore popular lliaiL. Thei but one produce resultE. ..-Apnltail without iuliljing, p Iratos to the aftlictcd brinjpn relief from rheumatic- twinges, sci.o SLOA sold niori It Fs a common saying that distant pastures Took said W. H. O'Arcy, general claims ,pt tho Canadian Pacific jiuii dls- cuBslou on tho large number, ot- caUle killed ou tho right-of-way of. tho rail- ivay company. During the period frciii January 1. 1519, to .September 15, 1919, .there were killed ou this railway: oil thu ter- ritory between Fort William and ld. B.C., 1.3tS animals: The divi- sion of ivhich Souris is the centre waL the lowest, with 3G killed, 'aiid the Lethbrldge division, was tho largest, with killed. Other divisions hav- ing a large death list were .Medicine Hal, witb 207; 1'orlage Prairie, with 142, and Kdrnontou, with 10S. of the Duff Adiltilon, by -Mr, George Perry, builder and contractor. The bungalows lift offered for sale on completion. Tlio lumber has already been purchased thu excavation will commence next week. Nurses Get More Per Month of Hospital May Be Renovated At the regular meeting of the bos- pita! board there was wbat has be- come'now-a regular institution, name- the raising of asKed by tho staff. Increases of ?10 per mouth were 'granted- to the employees gen- erally, including tno floor nurses, and per month, to tho assistant super- intendent, tho night nurse, and tbo operating room miree. The engineer, Mr. granted a raise of ?3Q per month, bringing bis salary un to per month. The question of reno- vating the Interior of'tlie hospital -wa3 discussed, with a view of considering tbe same if the necessary expense wil! nol eniail going over the rate two mills charged for the hospital. A special committee .will report oil this. evidence and weight ot evidence; thai there was not evidence to support the said conviction; and upon oUier grounds sufficient in law to sustain tlio application. Bra Lethbridge is being provided tor in tho shape of estra housing accom- modation in the projected building ot three five roomed bungalows in the Pleetwood School area, the east end tica, sore, stiff, strained lam back, and other exterior pains and sprains and the result of esposnre.'H leaves'no mussincss, slain, clogged liores. Get a largo- bottle for greater econ- omy. Keep it handy for use when needed. Your druggist hns it. Throo 70c, fl.40. {Undo in Can- Rda.) Sloans The Greatest Asset of our Dental Practice. Ml our equipment, the most modern of Its kind in our three offices in this the value .wliicli we naturally, .capitalize our skill ami'experience, is as naught to that ijrealest of our assets. Ihe one which we treasure most, PUBLIC CONFIDENCE. Without it our practice would be as from dny'Ho day. With it aur practice is a constantly growing one. It 4s our best asset, our greatest ;tdver- LiBCtucnt. If you bring this advertisement.to our office in Lethbridge before the end of January, It will entitle you to a straight reduction of Dentistry As We Practice it is a Gentle Art OTT SICK HEADACHES sCQNSTiPATION Jf. you hare suffered from consJpa tion fcr ycfirs. tried doctors and all the remedies you over hcaril of. or Keepiihatidy ERR'S Daily STORE NEWS 65c 70c Olives, Libby's lloyai jar. each Fray lienlos Corn Beef, per Ib........ Potatoes, Ir.rgcr Ort_ ..20c Sweet tics Sweet Potatoes, small tins SPECIAL -FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY CASH AND CARRY. Golden West Washing Powder, 3 Ib. packages, 2 Cauliflower, per head Bananas, per Ib........... Head Lettuce, per head............. Celery, per Loganberries, Gold 2 size......i.. Curtis'. Mavshinallov; Creams, 22c and Bar. 40c 20c 22c 40c 40e Ripe Olives, 2-lc and Coffee. George Washington In- stant, targe each........... Dates, Dromedary, per pkg.............. Green Toniotoe Relish quart sealers, each.............. Oranges, per dozen............... 40c jton In- 1.10 25c "Sweet" 45c 45c GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS PHONES 1453 and 1365 Ke relief, if yon subject to all the miseri associated' with constipation, such as sick and bilious headaches, biliousness, specks Moating before the cyos, wrier brash, heartburn, jaundice and -Ilia painful, troublesome, intcrn.il, bleed- iny or protruding [tiles, etc., wouldn't you coiiEldc-r It .vblcsElne; to lie able to koop bowels In a -good healthy condition and prevent dlsesise geUIng a foothold on your system. Milbitrn'fl Tills aro In- dicated Just for this purpose; their regular use relieving the worat casea Culgnry. barbers will nol be mianinious in following tbo nmpie of barbers ol Eflmonton, Drum- lielter and in raising the prices of hair cutting and shaving, it was announced by T. Andre, presi- dent, of the Master Barbers' Union.1 Lnck o! organization, Mr. -Andre said, ivoulcl prevent uniform increases in Calgary. Barbers ot KdnKmlon have creased the price of hair cutting G5 cents, whilo the barbers of Drum- heller and Letbbridgo havo ad- vanced tbe price of shaving to 35 cents and' the price of hair cutting to 75 cents. Local prices -ranee from Mcuermlrt, Cranlonjlj ccnls for shaving, and from T I Ir. irt -...nln f rt V. l.nlv nllllltlfy of constipation. Station, 'N! cents for hair cutting, sick for a, number, of years with sick of uniformity in the prevail headaches and constipation. I tried all kinds of medicine, but nono did rue any' goon. 1 tried Milbum's toxa'-Uver Pills, after using four vials I am completely cured and would heartily recommend them Io all sufferers." Milburn's! Laxn.Uver Pills are 25c A vial at all dealers or mailed direct on receipt of price by The T. Alllbiirn Co., Limited, Toronto, Oiit.-VAilvbrt. Ing priCM nmong Calgary' barbers Mr. Andre Indicated thai it would be impossible to establish uni- form increases. Some of the lead- ing barber shops, he said, would doubtless increase their prices beforo long. M IARLOW'S EAT ARKET II vou Desire service, quality -.and 'satisfaction In; meats open account ..with- us for 1920. Delivery i to a'ny uart of the Jlly., Al 1 pbonc given pcrspuaiHatiehttoa. J110 6-iii Avenue South Phone 796 Tho above is Incorrect In stating the, price of n sltavo in' bridgn to 36 ccfils, still only two bits. SELECT YOUR NEW NINETEEN TWENTY CAR From tho Special New York Number of "MOTOR" Become expert'in Its mechan- ism by studying the Eleventh Edition, and very latest Dyke's Encyclopaedia It it Is to be a Henry Ford, or ft Ford Farm Tractor, .wo have the books to tell you all about how to run It, an' everything. THE TWENTIETH CENTURY BOOK STORE 5144th Avf. Phone 613 CLEARANCE SALE For one week only, commencing January 31st to February 7th, less 10 per cent The Working Han's Store Furniture, Brass and Iron Beds, Mattresses and Coil Springs A FULL ASSORTMENT OF GLASS, CHINA AND DELF WARE In Single Articles or by the Dozen. HARDWARE, GRANITEWARE, ENAMELWARE, TINWARE, CUTLERY TRUNKS AND VALISES JOB LINES OF DRY GOODS SPECIAL BARGAIN 8 Large Size ROCKING HORSES, to clear out at, ANNOUNCEMENT Charles AiBeresf A.. DIRECTOR COLONIAL THEATRE ORCHESTRA k ORCHESTRAL CONDUCTOR L6THBRIDGE PHILHAnHONIC SOCIETY Professor of Violin (THEORY AND PRACTICE) PUPILS PREPARED FOR ALL EXAMINATIONS' Mr. Hcrcsfonl lias a1 few vacancies, open Tor iirnltminstry ;nul idvancccl pujiils for his new starting J'cbruary 1st. STUDIO BLOCK TERMS, PROSPECTUS, ETC., UPON APPLICATION ORCHESTRAS SUPPLIED FOR .ALL OCCASIONS PHONES: 1806 360 1814 Federal .Emergency Appropriation for Ex-members of the Forces This Fund Is being administered by the Canailhm I'atviotii; Fund. Tho territory covered liy tho LotlihrMgo .Branch has the bound- aries. and Little Bow River, Boundary. Island nnd Foremost, and Blood Heserve. Claims upon this Fund nre solelv bnsed upon UNAVAILABILITY OF EMPLOYMENT or ENFORCED INADEQUATE EMPLOYMENT during tiio months of December, 1918, January, .February and .March. M20. Boforo npplicallons are eligible for consideration AppHcaufs must secure a Certificate from the authorized representative of the Depart- ment of Soldiers' Civil This notice Is inserted by the Lothhrldgo Branch of Iho Canadian Patriotic Fund Yvlto will appreciate the bringing to their notice, hy any- one knowing the circumstances, cnscs apparently eligible for financial aid. Wrilo or telephone. CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND Branch) Hooni 209 Sherlock 701 each F. A. PHONE 1155 ROGERS 546 13th St. N. BLUE CAR AT DOOR WE WILL DELIVER ANY GOODS TO HAROIEVILLE. When Serving Afternoon Tea not forget that the daintiest dish is Ice cream. It Is appreciated by all and is very wholesome. For your convenience we have frcsft ico cream iu dainty Individual Molds or Fancy Bricks. Crystal Dairy Limited ;