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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1918 HIE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN LATEST NEWS OF LETHBRIDGE AND THE SURROUNDING DISTRICT Manager Moore of the big fair came back from Medicine Hat last with1 tho contract for two flights by Miss Katherlne Stinson in his The little birdwoman who thrilled the west bylier feat of flying from Cal gary to Edmonton In 2 hours and 5 minutes will make two flights in Leth bridge on tho last day of the one in the afternoon and one in tho She will also drive a racing car In a race against At Edmonton slie lowered the track rec ord to and it is expected that she wifl brfal this mark With a pro gram of Indian and special features provided for the last day of the fair promises to be one of the best and a big repeat crowd it sure to be on Big Moore states thatgreat crowds may be expected from every point along the line from as far east as Medicine while even Maple Creek is also sending a largo Proni Great Falls there are a number of auto parties coming whllo Cranbrook and Fernie people have been waiting for this opportunity to the Tho news of the excel lence of last years stampede luis epread far and and the prepara tions for the event this which will bo staged within 100 feet of the grandstand Instead of a couple of hundred yards away are going to prove big Moore states that the performers at Medicine Hat were of high quality but the events were so far from the grand stand that the crowd didnt get a chance to see This Is the very thing that has been guarded against and on that account the stampede at traction will rank a little ahead of anything in the nature of a wild west show ever staged in Western The midway which is providing the sideshow attractions at Medicine Hat is the best that ever attended the fairs in the smaller cities in the says and this feature alone will be worth the price of The free attractions in front of the grand stand which will be combined with the stampede and tho horse races each af ternoon and will provide pro grams as full of thrills and action ae a threering Accommodation Reports from the Major Jack Rosa Chapter which is looking after for the visitors show that Lethbrldge to be able to take care of the crowds In good The fair board management and the city will brook nothing in the of excessive charges during the and this fact will prove a draw ing card in This was the plan followed last and it will be tho case this year ONEFOTJRNEWS Prom Our Own kJorrespondent July weed was around last week but found it was too dry for weeds to Louis Demuelenaere has returned from Kilda and Is again riding for Wallace and The 4th of July celebration at Com rey was well attended by Onefour people and thoroughly enjoyed by A prairie flro started on the west Bide of the Lost River the but by the energetic efforts of tho settlers it was driven down onto the peninsula between Lost River and Milk and beaten out against the cut banks and bad lands with out doing any serious of came in Wednesday to visit his people at A now post office Is proposed at Anthonys on Section and Sam uel mall has been asked to add It to his route from See Andy If You Have Any Radiator Trouble When you come to the Fair see us about your radiator We can fix any radiator trouble and advise you as to getting service from your rad ANDYS RADIATOR REPAIR STATION REAR DALLAS HOTEL Upstairs CommlBslorier Freeman is also ar ranging to handle the largest crowds over on street railway All qafs wtll run to the park and In order to keep them moving without the usual excessive waits on the red a crows nest has been erected opposite the pavilion in Hen derson Parto from which cars will be semaphored where to stop and where to By thle method it is expected to be able to carry onethird more Good transportation to the grounds at five cents each way Is one of the thingsvisitors like about the LNethbrldge It is not neces sary to take a Jitney at 50 cents each thus reducing the cost of seeing the The Fees Entrance to the grounds this year will be 60 cents for the afternoon pro gram and 25 cents at In the afternoon tho grandstand seats wMl be 50 cents and the reserved Beats 50 cents so that one may have the best seat in the Stand for a total admission coat of This was less than was charged for the stampede last The afternoon programs will start at one and last till five while the evening programs will run from about till 10 This double program is a new feature of tho big fair and is bound to prove very popular with the city people unable to attend in the will bo able to visit the fair in the One of the features of the evening program each day will be the calf branding contest which pro vided one of the thrills of the stam pede last Marshall Officiates Monday is opening when en tries will be put In place and exhibits Tuesday afternoon the fail proper Duncan minister of will open the and it Is likely that the great cowboy artist will open the Tuesday after noon also the judging and as it is farmers a bumper opening crowd may be looked SUGGESTS TOWNS KEEP FARM LANDS AND FARM THEM This is Suggestion of Adams At Town Planning Commission Meeting Commissioner Moech returned last from the second conference held in Calgary dealing with the govern ments proposal to remove certain subdivisions from the limits of the four large cities of the The in connection with Ihe town planning and of the Dominion commission of was the principal according to Meochs is rather favorably in clined to the proposal to ktiep farm lands within the city and to use them as Meechs report follows The morning session was given over entirely to who outlined the general principles of assessment and made it clear that of taxation in Western Canada was In the nature of an The system In vogue here was a change from what might be called the estab lished system of taxation and appar ently was not We had gone farther than Henry George contemp lated and it was necessary to recog nize that there was no halfway house between individual ownership of land and private Land is a necessity for production and that does not meanproduction of food Adams strongly advised having farms outside the city limits and gave numerous instances such as the City of which city had half its area as If the arears at present inside Huj city limits were classified into various kinds of lands designating its while this might result in classing quite an area as farm lands it would have a tendency to increase the value of lots not class ed as farm lands and so help in the matter of taking care to some extent of the desire to maintain the present total assessable value of the city as a Resolutions were passed calling upon the Public Utilities Commission to refrain from giving final judgment in any of the cases now before It til each of the cities had an oppor tunity to present a plan dealing spec Ifically with the uses to which lands may be put and the principles of as MODEL BAKERY BREAD Is still good bread and conforms strictly to regulations Ask your grocer or phone 1175 and driver will M uypso ribre Wall Board FOR INTERIOR WALLS AND CEILINGS SIRI ERMANENC SEE OUR EXHIBIT AT THE LETHBRIDGE FAIR AND JULY 2227 SOLD BY ALL RELIABLE DEALERS IN BUILDERS SUPPLIES MANUFACTURED BY Manitoba Gypsum Limited sossmettf Calling upon the four cities to commonce the prepnmtlon of such a plan immediately and outlining the different kinds of lands und the munner in which they should ie Calling upon each city to confirm the decisions of die con ference that the lain und plans may placed before ihn Board of Utilities at one time at a later Adams promised in make anr other visit a corresponding confer ence at a later date ami to help In the supervision of the preparation of the schemes outlined freeof A further resolution was passer asking that the provincial government not allow any transfers to bo regis tered unless certificates showing that years taxes hud paid were The conference lasted from 0 to about 5 Calgary Board of Trade enter tained the delegated at Example Made of Firm Who Advertised Forbidden Quan tity of Sugar and Flour July in disregard of the regulations limiting holdings of sugar and fluur wfll be tolerated by the Cimada Food Announcement was made by the food board today that an example had been made of Ryan Brothers of This in a re cent advertisement in the Truro News itdvlSed people to buy a barrel of flour and a sack of In the case of the statement was made the price Is When the to the attention of the the latter telegraphed to Ryan forbidding them to sell any flojir or sugar for ten Such type of advertising must be stopped at the message To Cover Workmen in City Taxes To tie Figured On Another riew problem Is confront ing the and that Is the matter of workmens At the council meeting this a bill wastabled from the commission on Workmens compensation for Alhona calling on the city to pay into the funds of the commission on ac count of compensation insurance on the city miners for the month of This is figured on a pay roll of per The new Compensation Act passed at the last session of Parliament is in and has been since June and the arrival of a bill for compensation premiums on one por tion of the citys payroll is a practical demonstration of the City Soli citor Ball was present at the meeting of the council and explained the meas Under the city is required to pay monthly a certain premium based on the payroll of all employees In the I coal mine and public As this runs about a year the amount the city will be called upon to pay yearly will be about to For the past two years the city has been carrying its own liability insur and it was the intention to car ry it The rate the city was charging itself was 1 per cent on the with the result that it now has to its credit in a fund for this As the total debits against the fund have only been about the interest on the in reserve has been paying the and the commissioners consider it a sore touch that this money should now all go to the the city is relieved of paying greater compensation claims than in the case of any injury or accidental The bills will be paid is they come Another government account on which the city must now figure Is one for five cents pur ton for allrnal fall en out of the city Commission er Freeman is protesting DIP payment of the bill as no coal IB sold to the but Chief Mlno Inipefi tor Stirling states no provlslott is madefor mich canon as a mine eil by a city i i public utility and tho city niusi pay it is decided whe fhnr the desires tb put through an This wilt In the price of coal to the power house from to per THE GRAHAM MOTOR Recharge and Repair Storage Batteries of All Makes AGENTS FOR EXIDE BATTERIES Manager At Exhibition Grounds EVERY EVENING DURING THE STAMPEDE GOOD MUSIC AND GOOD FLOOR Fair Week Price Attractions At the 2 Ms To you men who must get value for every dollar you spend whose expenditure this year must represent sound investment rather than extrava we recommend a visit to our Look over the many price attrac tions we have prepared specially for fair week See the Hundreds of Fit Reform and Society Brand Better Clothes Suits with a reputation for good reliability of materials and with a guarantee as to Selling Fair Week to These suits are worth today from to more than we SEE THESE SUITS AND SAVE Pay a Visit to Our Shoe In this department you will find many tempting values in high grade We specialize in the Regal and other reliable Shoes for Dress Shoes for the Working to Price Stampede in Mens Furnishings STRAW your choice at Half Price COMBINATION UNDERWEAR Lisle to to Balbriggan Regular To Clear Athletic Silk SILK to Dress odd lines in duett and other Regular to To clear 95c MANY OTHER LINES ATTRACTIVELY FOR FAIR CALL AND HAVE A g 5 Jaegers FitReform Society Brand Inglis Shirts and Cluett Shirts and The Slater The Regal Carhartt McKelvie KurkhamWtck The 2 Largest Distributors of Mens Wear in Southern Alberta Ms McGuire Lethbridft 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