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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta He LetWsridge Dmily Herald, Timday, July WO, LEADtR Did you ever see a "Peanut Stand" witLa Three Hundred Dollar Electric Sign? Did you ever hear a noise like a Peanut? BRIGHT, BREEZY BARGAINS FOR BRIGHT BUYERS TEA AND COFFEE POTS 3MntN.P. 70c 5 Pint N. P......... 90c 1 Quart Enamel .-----35c 11-2 Quart Enamel. 40q 2 Quart Enamel .4oc 3 Quart Enamel.....55c 4 Quart Enamel MILK AjSTD BICE BOILERS IQt. Enamel.......65c 5 Qt. Enamel....... .S5c 3 Qt Enamel WRINGERS Royal Canadian PKES. KETTLES 21-2 Qt. Enamel .25c 3 Qt. Enamel 4 Qt. 5 Qt. Enamel........40e 6 Qt. Enamel........45c 71-2 Qt. Enamel .55c 10 Qt. Enamel......60c 12 Qt. Enamel......70c 14 Qt. Enamel....-.- S5e 16 Qt. Enamel 30 Qt. Enamel... BLACKSMITH FORG- ES AND Prices to DISH PANS Oval Enamel 10 Qt. Enamel 60c 14 Qt. Enamel.......70c 17Qt.Enamel........S5c 21 Qt. Enamel .95c 30 Qit. lOQiTin.........30c 14 Qt. Tin 35c 17Qt.Tin___......45c 21Qt.Tin ..55c WASH BOILERS Aye have a large assort- ment to eho6se Prices to STOVES AND RANGES We are the exclusive agents lor the McClary Line 01 Ranges and can supply you with a Range that has no superior and a Nilcft that will be sure to please you. Base Ball Goods At Home Run Prices. Rubber Garden" Hose, SprinklerSj Lawn Mowers Fishing Tackle At Fly Prices. At Prices That Would Frost You. 2 Qt. Tin 3 Qt. Tin 2Qt.Wood IQt. Wood 85c "If You Live Out Of Town, Write Us TO INVESTIGATE TAX SALEJEDEMPTIONS Gty Council (jives Orders Engage Expert to See About Sewage Disposal Plant Other City Business At the City Council last evening little transpired but routine business, to support it, and it was offer- ed in his name. Aid. King offered a lengthy argument why they should although several of the matters that i adopt his motion and encourage the came.under discussion provoked of sudl as w_ i ho concurred with- the opinion of Con- j stable Brown, of the North Lethbridge i police station that that section of the city was very -poorly lighted. In re- gard to the barb wire fence matter that had been referred to him he said -that he had consulted Acting i City Solicitor who said that as far as he could ascertain there no provision, in any existing city by- law for the prohibition of the use of toarb wire fences within the city limits. On the motion of Aid. Frayne the City Solicitor was instructed to draw up a. bylaw prohibiting the use of barb wire.-fences within the city limits. Round -Street Extension Assessment. The City Engineer reported, sub- a map outlining his sugges- One of these was the matter of low- ering the sewer on Redpath street for a block and a half east of Crabb street At a special meeting of the council held the week ibefore last the request of W. R. Hull, H." Goodman, J. D. Higinbotham, F. Colpman and others was disposed of by the passing of'a motion to -the effect that on a petition being signed by ratepayers affected the work of lowering the sewer would be carried out immediate ly and charged, to those property own- ers. At last night's meeting a peti- tion was presented signed'by. practi- cally ail Ule property is qses- tion, asking that the sewer be lowered and that since they have paid for one sewer there, the cost be boras by the city at large. Architect Whid- dington, who is in charge of the er- ection of the at the corn- er of Redpath and Glyn street, ad- dressed the council, and pointed out that when the sewer had been put in on .Redpath street, a residential sew- er only had been put in on Redpath street from Crabb street east, and that at Crabb street there was a vertical drop of four feet in the sewer where The sewer changed from a business one to a residential one. "What they asked was that the business sewer be continued along Redpath easterly, so that it would be deep enough to drain the basements of the Hull and other blocks. .Tfet city engineer's estimate of the change was in the hood of When the matter came up in a committee, Aid. Oliver moved that the request of the peti- tioners be granted, the expense borne by the city, and the motion of the former meeting that the expense be by the property owners be re- scinded. Aid. Bowman, the Mayor and others, however. opin- ions to the effect, that a dangerous precedent would be set by the passing of such a 'motion, and quite an argu- ment followed. Aid. Oliver with- drew, his-motion, but Aid. King of- ly about 1200 anywayThe concluded. Aid. Bowman suggested that the property owners be offered to pay the difference between the cost of the business or new sewer and the resi- dential or old sewer. Aid. King- ar- gued against that. An amendment offered by Aid. Frayne that the engineer be asked to report upon the such a way as to drain a ten-foot [basement but on Aid. Hatch offering jm to the amendment that the matter referred to the city en- consideration 3 pay {for the extension of tnat-street south- wards from. London road. He re- j commended that 75 per cent. of. the cost be borne >br those property own- ers, and 25 per cent, by the rest of the city. His suggestion was ad- opted. Building Inspector 'Meech submit- !ted a report of tie building permits issued during June, and also durinsr t i, i and that a special deeting of the icil be called as soon as possible to deal with his report, Aid. Frayne with his amendment, and Aid. Hatch's carried by four votes to jone, Aid. King being the dissenter. j Aid. King's motion lost by the same Celebration urange uay oeieoratton. i A. C. Messer wrote on behalf of the the corresponding periods last y The report was adopted. City Not Liable.' Manager bourse, of the Catiadian Bank of Commerce, wrote suggesting that the city pay of the cost of repairs done to repair the damage caused by the bursting of the water pipes last winter in the premises on street, owned by Major R. Bel- and vacated by the bank 'pre- to moving into its present build- He said that the city had been by agents of the bank several times to shut off the water, but had an arch on the public street R. W. Johnston addressed the council on be- half of the committee of the lodge asking for permission to erect more than one arch, also for the Mayor to i be one of the speakers upon the "glor- iOHs'' day. Permission for the carry- ing out of all the requests was grant- ed, the arches to be erected under the direction of Supt. Reid if any elec- trical work is-desired. The Chief of Police Reports. i of Police Gillesple submitted I his monthly report, giving the number of cases tried in the police court, the results thereof, with comments upon the immigration of imderjrablts. The receipts of his department the month of June amounted to It j was received and filed, He also reported! in to the Slights of North Ward: saying that the same lights had been out every nitrht i for some weeks past, and added that terminates had endeavored to turn off the water and thought he had done so, -but for reasons beyond his con- trol had only twisted the spindle. He had been unable to get into the build- ing at the time to endeavor to find out whether the water was shut off I or not. The Mayor said that the fixtures inside the building were all 1 full of water, and whether the water I had been turned off or not the same i damage would have resulted. He -did not believe the city was liable. Quite a discussion ensued as to wheth- er or not it -was up to the city to in- struct people in the to deal with j their water pipes in such cases to pre- vent freezing, and eventually a mo- tion was passed to the effect that the city did not feel that It was In any way responsible. A SidewaJk to St. Cyprians. L. Cope, vestry clerk of St. Cyp- rians Church, -wrote asking ,for a plank walk to 'the -church, which is toeing built on the corner of Charles and Ashmead and Rev. Mr. Me JVIlllen addressed the council in regard to the matter. Tie latter al- so spoke in regard -to the supply of electric light which matter he said had "been taken up. Aid. King moved that applications, although filed late .be granted. Aid. Bowman point- ed out that it could not legally be done -without firsts advertising the intention, and the Mayor suggested that old plank walks be loaned church until such time as walks there could be regularly laid. To Engage Sanitary Expert. Secretary. Vallance, of the 'board of Health, submitted a report of a meet- ing of the board .held on June 17, at which it was decided to notify Messrs. Piche Miron, meat merchants, that they will be required next year to re- move their slaughter house from its present location "to one 'below- the city's water intake, and also a motion passed to the effect that all meat ven- j dors' be notified in thhe future -that their licenses will not be issued until they have complied with all the city's health bylaws, and also place proper on all their meat wagons, as a protection against dust, flies and so forth. had also pass- ed a motion recommending that T. Aird of Toronto, be engageo? as a sanitary expert by the city to instal a "sewerage disposal -plant. After some discussion, on the mo- tion of. Aid. report was received .and adopted, and 'the Mayor and Secretary-Treasurer authorized, if fit, to engage Mr. Murray, Sanitary Inspector Vallance.submit- ted report. It stated that five patients had been- admitted to the Isolation Hospital during the month, six discharged and one re- maining in there on the last day of the month. The report also dealt with disposal of sewage from the Lethbridge Brewery and Piche Mlron's slaughter house above the city's water intake. The report was adopted. To Investigate Tax Sale T. McNab wrote, following up some city secretary-treasurer, In regard to the redemption by squatters of prop- erty which had been put up for sale at the city's tax sale, which he claim- ed had ibees done by the parties mere- ly paying the overdue taxes upon the property. He stated that the sec- retary-treasurer had told him that nearly all the property "redeemed" had 'been done so by real estate agents Asked If It was so the secretary-treas-. urer replied that such the case; real estate men and lawyers, as well as the owners of sold property had redeeming the land by merely putting up f.he overdue taxes. Under the present.regulations, he said, any- body can amount of the taxes and secure the property, knock- ing out in doing so the men who had purchased the property at the tax sale. "It should be made "compul- Bowman, every "man who redeems a piece: of property. to make a statutory declaration that he Is the owner or the accredited ag- ent of the owner of the property claimed." A rigid investigation of the matter was ordered, and If in the case alluded to by Mr. McNab, it is found that mere squatters upon the property had .secured the land by paying rears of taxes thereon, Mr. McNab will be re-instated in possession That Ford Extension. Peter Bordit wrote again in regard tojie opening up of Ford street, west of Macleod street, but the council decided that there never had been a road west of Macleod road, and that it was up to the Al R. I. Co. to deal with. The coouncil, therefore, decid- ed to take no further action in the matter.; _ Tender Awarded. W. Emery was awarded the contract for painting Standpipe No. 1 on Bom: pas street, his tender being the low- est. The city will supply the mat- erial. The City Solicitor's letter in re- gard to .the inability of the city to run over a man's property with irrigation ditches was received and filed. Mine Superintendent's Report Supt. 'Scott of the city's coal mine submitted, his monthly report, show- ing that over 600 tons had been taken out. Heavy Pumping Supt. Reid in his annual report stated that gallons had been pumped by the. city .as against the same month last year. In regard to the arc light system he stated that its installation was being rushed with all possible speed; His report on the public fire alarm system was" delayed owing to a delay on the part of one of the factories from was trying to secure information. .The re- port was received and filed. 'May Look for Light Reductions Aid. King asked If there was no' reduced. The mayor replied that he was quite satisfied that as soon as the electric plant was completed they be able to give electric light reductions, but after looking'Into it he did not think the city would ever be able to give reductions in the wa- ter rates as long as they had to pump all their supply up the hill from the river bottom. Aid King also brought up the mat- ter of uniforms for the various city inspectors. Aid. Hatch said that the council had decided that the various inspect- ors should wear uniforms; in' order to be as courteous as possible the in- spectors had been called together and they had promised to select their own of uniforms and report to then city, but had never done so. He was of the opinion it was time to get after them, which will probably be done. Aid. Frayne asked how many ten- ders had been received for a joint ambulance and patrol wagon. The secretary-treasurer said ,-be thought twojhad ibeen received but the matter was in the hands of the "purchasing agent -Aid. Frayne and Hatch agreed to -get together and look them over. The mayor said that a special meet- OSCILLATING to be installed next week. at THE CHEF CAFE FORD STREET This will make it the coolest dining parlor in Lethbridge. Service second to none. ing of the council -would have to "be called to deal with the estimates for tiis year which had all been repaired and 'the council adjourned. In Cash Prizes TO BE GIVEN AT THE LETHBRIDGE FAIR August For the Best Loaf of Bread made from Flour of the ELLISON MILLING ELE- VATOR CO. following are the prizes: Entry No. 1st 2nd 3rd 396 To Professional Bakers 397 Home Made (Bakers can- not compete in this class) 398 Girls under 14 399 Best Loaf Brown Bread from our WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR 10 3 This Is The Brand! Now is the time to try it You may win the prize! Ask your dealer for this will a high- grade flow at the right price and have a chance to win the biggest prize ever offered in Lethbridge by any flour mill Ask Your Grocer For Our Floiir. Usual prices will prevail For further particulars see Lethbridge Prize List r ;