Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta
.PAGE POOR THE L.E T H1) K U U 1> A I L V MURALU WEDNESDAY, JULY J. 1914 Hetbbvibge Xetbbrfoae, Blfcerta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES paily, delivered, per year...., Daily, by maU, per year...... Weekly, .by mail, por year.... TELEPHONES Business Office 12i fEtiiteriai Office 122 W. A; Buchanan John Torrance -Managing Director Business Manage ALBERTA'S MUNICIPALITIES Sound advice to urban municipal .ties on matters of finance is contain -ed In tlie annual report shortly to issued toy the provincial departmen of municipal affairs, of which Hbn .Wilfrid Gariepy is head. "The dan which oui- municipalities mus guard the report reads, "la that-of incurring liabilities before th feiture of the municipality is Ennhr If large indebtedness i inquired and the expected not follow, the town is likely to lose growth which otherwise it nilgh fcave had." That hits the nail on the head and is the story of many a munlcJ palify. We Slave all been counting too much -on an assured "future ant In these days of stringency and slow Development, we generally all wish that we fcad moved along more slow ly and more sanely.; A preamble (to the report states thai y-ear 1913 was one oi great pro- gress and development in municipal affaira. Fifty-five rural municipalities were organized in 1912, carriec on business for the flret time-in 1913 and the progress made was satisfac- tory. The Epod results that have fol- lowed are stated to be remarkable in view of fact that the areas in- cluded in the boundaries of municipalities had not -before been, grouped together, and that many of the ratepayers were strangers to each other and to British, fans .of govern- ment A section derotad to taxation states that all rural municipalities, villages, 'and towns, with the exception tier Gardston.-follow the provis- ions of the.aet to Ieisie3'von'Jand ralues only-. Jstettter rwas giyen. "speciaF-privileges" on ac- count unusual'" conditions, and 'Cardston is under- a northwest territories act. During.-tlie year 1913 sis local Im- provement districts became rural mu? :nicipallties, one was absorbed' by two municipalities, five unorgan- ized territorial became rural .municipalities, .sixteen villages were incorporated, one town, Grouard, and lone city, lied Deer, received their .charters. Tlie following comparison is drawn between the municipal organizations 'in force when Alberta became" a pro- ..vlnce. Sept, 1, 1905, and those in force .asa the present time: 1905 1913 'Cities............., 2 6 Towns 15 47 30 93: Rural.Municipalities 0 66 The total taxation-levied in large "local improvsment districts during ,1913; .amounted The total of taxes and fees collected from as compared with in :1911. "One of the greatest troubles In connection with the levying of. these says the report, "is (the problem of reaching the parties' interested in the lands. Notwithstanding the care that. is be- ing taken, in this matter, many land- owners do not receive assessment no- tlces on account of changes of ad- dresses not being reported, the i same not having been. registered- at the land titles office. TTnder the education tax act fft. ''_ taxes collected amounted to t 35, as against collected in Financial statistics showing the I sitlon of the rfx cities .of Alberta, in- corporated in the'report, assess- ment, taxes, 71, debt, as- PICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN The--summer cottage of Mrs, E ward Blake of Toronto, 'at iVTurra Bay, Quebec, was destroyed by fire The will of Lady Alfred Paget dea with an estate valued at over a qua ter of a million. L party of South African farmer6 will _uiake a tc'ur of Western Canad wheat fields. Dr., Walter Bloor of Ingerspll, Ont has been .appointed senior professo of chemistry at Harvard University James- Barton, fruit ranoher a irestqu, B.C., formerly express agen at Cranbrook; fs dead. David' Waters; :recired bookseller aged 72., 'He har lever used' a telephone. The 'firsit municipal art Canada-was-opened at Hamilton, On Ario." The nest: Grand Lodge of the Goo anj- Railway or Agent, or 204 JIATN ST.. District Day Brought Large Crcwd to Fair COMINLED FROM FRONt PAGE S. B. Mitchell, Agent, Lcthbrtdge. pionship for the C P R cup, will not be awarded, until all the Judging Is finished, which "ft ill mean, late tonight or early tomorrow J C Drcwry fow'ev who has, won. the champion ship twice, fs barred from ,'copipeting for this premium this year." The. spe- cial grand championships, Alberta- exhibitors, will be.awarded'some.lline today, G. H. Mutton is judging today ofl.the dairy cattle, and J. H. Laycocfe.of_Ot otohs, w.on the championship in .the Holsteins with KonnDyke ?psh Pon- tiac, G. A. Watson being awarded re- serve championship for his "Sheridan: Prince of Wayne. Cook won the Hereford cup, Chts. Yule tbe Short-; horn, and Hutohinfioa the Ab- erdeen Angus. A special class for Reel; Polls 'was and some- of the finest in the were shown, and judged this morning. -.The -'.Jersey a, Galloways, Ayrehires and grades are being finished up this afternoon. Mr. Stevens. is still busy -on- the hogs and sheep, and will probably-fin- WHY, do on suppose, does a "success- ful nianufacturci of a summer beverage continue Io advertise that beverage in the winter-time? He is, simph, a thorough m the old adage "Out-ot- sight, ont-of-mind He does not advertise JB c winter nnv cxpeetption ot selling much of hiss product vhile the weather is with a view ot keeping up his sales the following summei Pronounced as the sion his advertising creates in the summer, he does not in expecting that impression to 'carry over1 the winter months The public has not a long mem- or} The manufacturers who want lasting patronage for their product must mdted 'keep ever- lastingly at it' How surprising that some of them Jose sight ot this tact. Experience has shown this mafe- cr of beverages that it is unwise to discontinue his m tjic Avmtei It be just as unwise tor the makers of shoes, or hats, or stoves, or chocolates, or auto- mobiles, to cease advei Using m the summer. Yes, the "oiU-of-sight, out-of- mind" theoiy is sound, as ap- plied to advei using It is but human ot us to the goods Which .ire kept continually be- fore us tluough be the weather cold or is extravagant of moisture weeds thrive depletes fertility, maximum looses from frost, hail, insects and disease The mlied farmer grows a and this ensures him against failure in everything in an> one year ils .exhibit, which contains many- beautiful specimens of the products of the mixed farms, along -with numer- ous photographs will travel the length and breadth of the Dominion tiis year s.tock and district parades art, being; held this afternoon and the showiug will be a splendid one. A racing: programme was on, along with mimerous; other attractions- in 'rent of-the grand stand; including the umpers. Races at.1.30 Tomororw Tomprrow being Citizens' day, tbp races will commence, at 1.30 sharp. Free admittance to the grounds will be given tonight, as usual, when Park- er's shows will be going full blast, and the stock will be on exhibition. George Robinson, aged 46, died suddenly at London from inonia -after assisting in decorating the house for, her daughter's wed: ding-.'1 HINDUS -GIVE UP Vancouver, B.C., July 8 The Hindus- have agreed to drop the fight, and will return to India, They are almost pen- niless leh. this afternoon. 7 C. Lowes, is R, M. C. Toofcbe, a 'London barris- ter, and costs by Magis- trate Judd for seizing Henry C. Short by tHe throat -when the latter made a face at him in tbe course of cross- examination in a county court case. Immigration returns for April and May show a. decrease of or 53 per cent; as' compared with April and May of last .year. The total lois, Mcmamg" British and 713 Americans. According to an interpretation of the income, tax law, which lias just been made by fche Department. of In- j land Revenue at Washington, all Can- adians employed, in American cities, but holding residence in Canada, are subject to tho tax of one per cent; on their incomes. The Omtarlo Association of the Deaf, .meeting 'in; 'London, adopted a resolution asking the Dominion gov- ernment to remove tho deaf of the Dominion from tbe classification of undesirables and another to continue the .agitation to have itlie Ontario gov- ernment establish, a ihome for aged and .infirm Jn the province. ;.went--wrong .to fiho gear- ing of the auto of Dr. J. D. Gurtlsxof St Thomas, and the machine in which lie and .his two children were rifling, waa saved from plunging 90 the >ecause the curbing. j Avc. only rear n-iliecls caught on Qu Your Health estion BEEPING well matter of keep- ing every organ normally active. Livers that slow down and stomachs that falter need this famous tonic lax- ative Atdl inistora through. out (he Dominion T.U ABBEY'S VITA TABLETS The Bert Nerve Tonic judging the. light and local exhibitors are faring well. First Prize in Wheat Thomas Dejurame m Ma> nard Saskatchewan, the prize and the beautiful silver cup donat- ed by Campbell, .Wilson for the best bushel of; wheat. His 'sample was Red Fife, an old standard variety in competition with all -the new var- ieties, including Marquis. Henry Holmes of Raymond, who won the first at Calgary in this class, did not show his prize bushel, as it is reserved Cor the Panama-Pacific. W. Turner of Macleod won first in: the Alberta Red class, Meek's of Raymond were second, and- W. J. Glass of Macleod third. David Whitney, jr., pulled 'down, tho, first money for tbe best sheaf of alfal- fa, anil, as it happened, the Bami.'ie he had carefully pickedj was relegated to t third place over one selected' afran- I dom. Chainey Gatrell, 'who had many fine samples of grasses on exhibit, won second in alfalfa. amLJHrfit in timothy. 7 An interesting incident occured in the main building just before the judg- ing of the grains, by Assistant Super- intendent Afathews of the Lethbridge Experimental farm, and Assistant Su- perintendent Hicks of tbe L-acombe station. One of the exhibitors, who recognized in the 'winning bushel of! wheat superior quality, was engaged in transferring some-'bf -the cb.blco kernels from the sack into1 hhy'bWn ex-. hi bit, but he did riot get away with 'It; for Mr. AVhitney.j the director In charge, stood watching him '.through. tlio bunting on the other side of'the building. Mis exhibits were thrown out entirely. Experimental Farm Exhibit The Experimental Farm- 'exhibit proved vei-y interesting and highly Btnietivo. Prominence wns given, to tho mixed form and 'one nla- card .which rftfid as follows, told the story of tho grain farmer In compari- son with the mixed farmer: "prnln farming affords one kind of crop only; If the burgesses did not understand that fehe -debenture deficit bylaw List Your Oil Leases With Us We have a number of inquiries, particularly at less than pier acre. Calf or phone R. V. Gibbons Co. Phone 1191 Balmoral Block amounting to some J230 000 abso had to be passed when Ihcj handed _it, the icy- niitt last Fridav Jjc-nq room for a repeti- tion of suuh.a misunderstuntling when the byjaw is voted on .again on Tues- dav, 1th The commissioners gave is to be siib rmtted again ilmost in its i its Iirst and second readings this morning atnl it Vfli be on1 Saturday for the first time. ThP j commissioners'-iinpjore ibe burgesses to "read, inwardly di- gest. 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