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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta FA., tUllbAV, JUNt I, Progress Brand Garments are designed by one of the highest priced artists in the country, and made by the best paid tailors in Canada. No wonder Progress Brand Clothing looks so well and holds its shape so long t Progress Brand Clothing Sold and Guaranteed by McRELVIE McGUIRR CITY SHOULD CONTROL THE POWER PLANT (Continued from Front Reservoir Suggested Before making this, however, it will be proper to recon-' station as it will be profitable and (generating station making use of as expenditure, much of the aquipment or the present sider the advisability of using irriga- tion ditch water, a reservoir as sug- gested by the City engineer and a pumping station for partial use in the City under low pressure, for sup- plying industrial uses, and lawn sprinkling, etc. if the City is prepared to make the necessary added capital investment for a second pumping station, a reservoir proper to use. 3. Entering into a new and .satis- factory contract for the supply of power for water pumping from .the present company for a .term of ,ten years from December 1909 with a pro- per franchise to the company thereby fixing rates for light and power in the City for a similar term of.years, and an undertaking from the company covering the expenditure to be made and a distribution system, for these purposes the water being warmer proper reconstruction and be better adapted for irrigation, and tension of the pretent station. will be more freely used and the ques- tion is whether the water is as good for boiler purposes; your City engin- ex- it mint be Uut this system has nothing ol value which can be utilized in ihe uew sta- tion except the two generating uniU, with exciters; to..450 It. W. Bubcuck uud Wilcox wautriuue boiler (wluch will carry 160 Uw. The distribution system can be util- ized but will need some The remaining being gold also the remainder of the present sta- tion equipment. We give as a second estimate a new station which will have 300 K. W. (400 H. new unit and floor space for si second one, and will also have the old generating unit (450 K. W.) in- stalled ajad the present Babcock and Wilcox boil and will utilize the distribution system of the company. It will noU4 that capital ewtt including buying out of old plant is much higher than that of a new system and it would worth We give finally a memorandum showing what in our opinion, it is necessary for the present company to do in the way of improvements and extensions to put the present station on a proper basis, and in connection therewith, we have suggested certain rates which the present company should be willing to accept for a 10 year franchise (exclusive) in addition to the obligation of spending sufficient money as indicated, to put the plant 'on a proper working basis. City has become dependent on electricity for water, fire service, and light and we are therefore constrain- ed to advise that your beet interests will be served as a community by having control, and operating direct ly, so as not to be dependent any longer on any company. As regards the purchase or other- wise of the present company's plant. This is a moral question, not engin- is evident from, our esti- mates that the purchase of. the plant done at a financial loss to the City, but at the same time considera- tion is-due to public spirited citiiens who in the early lean days put money In connection with any of the above into such an undertaking to the ben -rl A 4 n nf C L t 1 Schemes we consider the laying of a C. I. force main from the should have several analyses Stali0n to the top of ecr made of water from each source so as to establish a comparison as to teru- -porary and permanent hardness, .al- .kalinity, etc. We are of the opinion however, that the interest on extra capital in vest- and the cost of operating and maintaining a second pumping station'' be needed for purposes of safi- tyaad this urain should be a 12 inch and laid by a separate route from the present one. For reasons of economy, which will be immediately touched on, we also that the construction, of a will be more exoensive than to in- Imperial gallons elevaUd tank _ r A, is the best investment the City can crease the equipment of the present ____ L_ i make both for reasons of insurance j and to enable pumping to be discon- station beyond gallons per day, when required, and supply a.I water from the present station. The Lethbridge Electric Co., illus- trates the history of many similar un- dertakings in which from small be- ginnings, with meagre business, no! tinued during the period from 4, p.m. to 12 p.m. in winter and 6 p.m. to 12 p.m. in summer, thereby keeping entirely off the lighting load and j economizing power and labor and im- reserve account was put by to meet the- inevitable hour- when--worn out equipment had to be replaced and ex- pended by using new- capital and this j proving load factor of the generating Jias gone on until the building is a jumble of brick and frame, a veri; table fire trap. The boilers, as at pres- ent handled with slack coal and hard water are utterly inefficient and inca- pable of meeting the immediate future needs of the City. The generating machinery consist- ing of simple non condensing engines and one direct connected and one belt driven generator, etc., is barely sufficient at present and will not be able to satisfy the demand for City pumping and light during the early ovening of the coming winter, unless a second standpipe is erected this Build a New Station Should the City decide to build. Do Make Pastry? If so, our Royal Patent Flour Will interest you Royal Patent Pastry Flour It will save you 25 per cent in bird bills. The flour is cheaper than ordinary hard wheat Hour. Made from the blending of soft and hard Your Grocer has it now Iling S Elmttr Fresh Own Make EVERY POUND GUARANTEED FRESH EGGS DAILY MILK, CREAM, BUTTERMILK Bottled or in Bulk Delivered any where, any time in town, North Ward included Pllllie 229 Dairy Produce Co. Pta ym to Mitr that CifaM. If tor II BOARDING HOUSE Mrs. T. W. Hanrahan has opened a boarding house at 416 Round street and is ready to roomers and boarders by the day or week. 31-26 BALED HAY Baku hay for sale. Apply Jaa. Frame, 521 Round St. 139-24 WANTED Several teams, breaking outfit, to do breaking by the acre. Apply at once to The 0. W. Kerr Co., Southard Block. 38 6 TO RENT Large furnished house to rent. Ap- ply Box V., Herald Office. 40 6 LISTS IN. ALBERTA AND the Gazette is interested in know- CHEWAN (Winnipeg Free The volume of niisstatcment about the Ayk-sworth Election Bill is sim- ply appalling. Uere is ihe Montreal Gazette which lias a reputation for accuracy saying: "Exactly the same conditions us ex' "1st in British Columbia and Manito "ba exist in Alberta and Saskatche- "wan. The two latter Provinces are "under Liberal administration. The new station, which appears to be. most economical and sensible thing to do, whether .with .or without tha purchasa of the present .Company's equipment. Then ,the first step.should be to make an optional contract for supply of coal from the.Ashcroft mine extending over a term of years, and then locate the new .station immedi- ately alongside the present .pumping The reasons for loca- tion are that by so engines or turbines can bo run condensing and the water treated and kept free from scale forming impurities .thus very largely reducing labor and fuel The electrical capacity of 'items, and giving power with reduc- ed cost. The second reason is that the lino loss on power wi 1 b? saved and the labor pay roll reduced by operat- ing tiie power station and pumping station with the same staff. When .the City has increased some- what in population an incinerator will summer. the station, is 450 K. W. nominal rating but practically one machine 250 K.W. with 25 per cent, 312 K.W. is its safe operating maxi- mum. An equivalent new power sta- tion with fire proof brick building should not cost more than at the present besides being be necessary, and if a proper selec- new, would be therefore more efficient, I tion is made at the time a large but such a station would, at the best, amount of steam can be obtained from the burning of the garbage to help out the station. efit of the people. Reference must be made to the wel built and intelligently operated pump ing station and water distribution system owned and operated by your City at the present. time. The price paid for power is too high and with a large storage tank enabl ing the pumping to be done continu ously in the daytime and after mid- night, a lower rate should be expected. The City pumping load gives over 30 per cent of all the revenue obtain- ed by the Company for power services, and were it not for this contract the station could not be run in the day time at all except at a heavy loss. We note that the contract provides that the Company shall pump water including the furnishing of men and repairs in the .pumping.station, pos- sibly there may be some ancillary bearing on this point. With City's the electric and water can .be. gradually re- duced, and, very soon a. properly man- aged central station should be able to secure the .custom of all .power users in the City owing to cheapening effect of. opera ting wholesale, and a1 so because the separate steam .power plants must now suffer from hard wa- ter .and scaled boilers, .whereas, the central station if located at the river side, will operate .condensing, ef- fecting great economy in operation and reduced boiler depreciation, and repairs. We would recommend that, the stor- age tank, water meters, and if the City can afford it, the second pres- ure main be installed at once, and that the generating station, etc., be designed and tenders called for as soon as the City policy has been de- cided on, leaving the actual construc- tion of these latter works until next season. We bog to subscribe; ourselves, "officials arc.presumably favorable to "the cause of Liberalism, and their "work is good enough for the Laur- "ier government." The Gazette when it penned this statement plainly 'knew nothing of the conditions in Alberta and Saskatchewan and was too lazy It therefore' hazarded a proved to be entirely to find out. guess which wrong. If the Gazette will consult the Do- minion Elections Act, which is Chap- ter G of the Revised Statutes of Ca- nada, it will find that .sections 42 to 65, which deal entirely with the Pro- vinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta and Yukon Territory, authorize the making of Dominion lists immediately before a Dominion election. These provisions, substantially in their pre- sent form, have been in the Act from the time it was first passed in 1898. ing why the Dominion tpok this pow- er to itself ten years ago it will find uii explanation in Mr. speech, in. moving the second reading of the Bill in 1898, when he said that, as the Territories had no mun- icipal institutions and therefore iro municipal lists, it would be necessary for the Dominion to make its own lists. The statement is of great im- portance at the present juncture, be- cause it shows that, at the time of the Dominion Elections Act was pass- ed, the Dominion government assum- ed that only municipally made list.s would come under its operation. The Gazette, which appears to In: very much in need of infonr-ntion, may be interested in learning that in the Provinces of Alberta and chewan there are not and iiiv-jr h ive been voters' lists. The electors Uifiv lave hitherto been voting under a remarkable law, for which Mr. Haul- tain is which permits anybody to vote at any polling booth provided he is willing to. take oath as to his qualifications, if clu'.ll.jngtd. and to establish subsequently his right to vote before a tribunal ap- pointed .to hear such cases. This system did fairly well in the old ter- WANTED Party with J500 capital to invest in money making proposition, have several useful patents that will sell quickly, once they are placed on the market. Address Box A., Herald Office. 41-C M Ring Up 108 Done promptly and JOHN BRODIE I M M Coal, let and PRAYING Wetter A Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietore Office opposite Balmoral TELEPHONE 63 SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REG- ULATIONS Coal mining rights ol trie Domiiiiou in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-West Territories and British ColuurDia, may be leased for a term of twenty-one years at an aunual rental of an acre more than acres will be leased to one applicant. Application for a lease must be made to the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights ap- plied for are shuated. Iu surveyed territory ihe land WANTED must be described by sections, or le Wanted-.Position as counterman in ?al of .and. in retaii grocery trade. Have had nine! territorj the tnict years (London, Eng.) experience ol tor shall be .taked out. counter and book work also know-1 Each must ledge of provision and wine trade. by a fee of which wl11 Box 0. Herald Office. 42 6 i lf the riEhts aPl'lied for not available but not otherwise. A FURNISHED ROOM Furnished room to rent, four min- depot. Apply 210 41-6 utes walk from Coutts St. I royalty shall be paid on the mer- ROOMS FOR RENT chantable uulput of the .nine at the Large, airy rooms for rent; bath, rate of five cents per ton. quite private. New Hill Kvcry hssee of coal mining Crabb St. entrance. Mrs. Owen. 42 6 A-hich are cot being operated shall --------------------------------------------------1 furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working of FOR SALE to the Arlington Hotel. 1436 FOR SALE An acre 01 land in the Northward, two blocks from the school. Can be sub divided into eleven lots. Can be Ladies' Ladies' Tailored Garments made to Order and Measure be insufficient and not an economical station to operate and is not to be considered except by way of compar- ison and illustration. It being evident that your present arrangement for light and power is unsatisfactory, in- sufficient and even dangerous to property in case of accident, there are several ways by which this condition may be modified or completely chang- ed. 1. The construction cf a new mu- nicipal power and light generating station and distributing system, dis- regarding the.plant of the 'present company. 2. The purchase of the plant and effects of the present company at plant in the valley of the BeMy River. TKe Star In fact speaking generally, true economy is to be found by the City carrying on all its municipal utilities] at one spot and under one manage- ment and so that by distributing the various loads over the whole twenty- hours of the day, a good load factor can be obtained for the generating Yours respectfully, SMITH, KERRY i CHACE Per C. B. Smith. station. An estimate tats, btfiigHieto nd Fm Latest S'y'es, Correct Fitting, Beet Material. New ami Exclusive Deeigjit; No Two Garments Made Alike. Uiuur- pasMid Workmanship. Low Prices Easy Weekly or Monthly Payments If you wish to be stylishly and cor- rectly gowned write to 305 Fort Street Mao. Crc.it litfittiig CD., ritorial days; but the experience of the last Saskatchewan elections es- tablished its entire unfitness for ex- isting conditions. The Saskatchewan Legislature is therefore providing that before the next local elections voters' lists will be prepared. This will have no bearing, however, upon .he Dominion elections, which n-ill be held on Dominion lists specially com- piled under the authority of the Do- minion Elections Act. The Gazette, it will be seen, was singularly unfortunate in the weapon which- it drew from the armory of its imagination. ----------------------------------------------------------4------------ E. T. MCGREGOR REAL ESTATE BROKER Agent for Farm and City Loans, Insurance, Collections, Rent- als and Conveyancing. List your property with me. Call at P. O. Block cr Address Box 387, Lethbridge, Alta. the mine at the rate ol an acre. For full information application had for for quick sale. Also j siiould be made to the Secretary of quarter section at Milk River, on good j tuc Department cf the Interior, Ot- Lerms. Apply to J. A. McGuffln or to j or any Agent or Sub-Agent o! Easton. 43 6 Dominion Lands. ROOM AND BOARD Room and board, 621 Round street. 44-3 INCOME PROPERTY Owner of nearly new 6-roomed rent per month, would like to trade for vacant lots. P, 0. Box 642, City. _ 1446 W. W. CORY, Deputy Minister of the Interior. publication of thia advertisement will not be paid for. General Teaming When yon require your gardens ploughed, your yards cleaned up, cellars dug, or any other teaming ione, SEE US, or phone 201, or Irop a post curd iu the office, your order will receive our prompt atten- cion. COAL must be paid for >n deli very. Residence and stable ?ast of the barracks. VVM. TAYLOH, Lethbridge WANTED Full particulars from owners of small and large farms for sale. De- scriptions must be accurate. Apply P. 0. Box 1883, Calgary. 45.G OUR LETTER BOX. (The Ilarmld ia not responsible for of a hew steam gen- the expressed in this col- erating station of 600 K. W. (800 H-P.) and a distribution system is appended showing yearly expenditures and sug- gested electric rates for meeting the same. We are of the opinion that such rates will induce immediately a larg- er custom oven than is therein indi- cated. We also append a valuation of the present plant and system based on actual cost with proper depreciation A. J. ELFNER, We are adding new lines continually and enlarging yrry extensively along the old lines to make this store the headquarters for House Furnishings for a radius of hun- dreds of miles. Oar cash basis and economy of management assures the closest powible prices, and if you will just male a start buyiug here you will to our beat advertising medium because you'H be perfectly satisfied. All goods carefully packed and delivered Turpin Furniture Co. COMPLETE HOUSE FUINUHERS uinn. All correspondence must be accompanied by ihe writer's name otherwise publication will refuted. LACK RESPECT Editor of the Herald: listening to the band on Friday night last we were astonished at the conclusion of the performance, to see with .what little respect the National Anthem was treated by the great majority present. It is customary throughout the Bri- tish Empire for every jjjjan to stand with head uncovered whilst "God Save the King" is being played j which custom docs not appear to be generally recognized in Lethbridge. Might we suggest, if the Nationa Vnthcm cannot be treated with due respect, that it had better not be played at all. "Sons of the Sea." Lethbridge, 1st June, 3.908. Dealer in All of Electrical Supplies REPAIRING A SPECIALTY Let me Estimate on Your next job of Wiring PHONE 290 OTT BLOCK FOR SALE Young saddle horse, saddle and bridle. Apply 320 Smith street. 45 1 LOST A GOLD LOCKET with the mono- gram, J." Finder will please cave at this office. FOR SALE Cottage on London Road, just of! Crabb St., size 20 x 30, 5 rooms, water and light. Price Apply E T. McGregor, Post- Office Block. 45 2 FOR SALE Saddle pony (bay five years old. Quiet. Can be at 624 Bur dette St. J 45G The HJberta Railway and irrigation Company Is now offering for sale WANTED Woman to do washing family. Box 463, City. for small 452 HOUSE FOR SALE cash makes first payment on 3 roomed brick house in North Ward. Balance a month without interest. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- Any even numbered section of Do uinion lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 and 26, not reserved, may be homestead- cd by any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 years of age, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160 acres more or less. Application for entry must be made in person by the applicant at :i Do- minion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency for the district in which- the land is situate. Entry by proxy may, how ever be made at zin Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, son, daughter, brother or si.ster of an in- tending homesteader. Tiie is required to per- form the homestead duties under one of the following plans: At least six residence upon and cultivation of the land in each year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on farming land owned solely by him. not than eighty (30) acics in extent, ia Ihe vicinity his homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet this Apply Box 13S6. WANTED requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, il the father is deceased) of a homesteader 145-tf nas permanent residence on fanning land owned solely by him, not less than eighty (80) acres in extent, in GOOD SOUND HORSE, about 1250 dbs. Apply Turptn Furniture FOR SALE the vicinity of the homestead, or up- Co. 45-2 on a homestead entered for by htm in ihe ricinity, ?uch homesteader may l perform his own residence duties by TWO KILLED New York, June A touting au- tomobile party returning from Coney Island early today was orerturaed while speeding up Ocean Parkway and two of the men were killed. The .automobile skidded rounding a curve and was overturned. lib north tf tbe talrwl West if M. FROM EACH 1 Also a few Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each Storey and half frame dwelling, living with 4he father (or wti t ot, wel House has all modern improvements and conveniences Terms Apply Box 669 Postoffice, Lethbridge. 46 0 SUICIDE AT WINNIPEG TERMS EASY One-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest (5 per cent, per annum Htarti Tf I Mitte Ci, llsA tefftBWti, t, JBte. Winnipeg, June E. Black, a widower with a family, committed-} cordance with the above while living with parents or on farming land own- snicidc this morning by taking car- bolic acid. He was despondent and out of work. Mr. Billie Sharratt Ventriloquist and Mimic At liberty for Smoking Concerts, v eninioquistn The term "vicinity" in the two proceeding paragraphs is defined as meaning not more than nine miles in a direct line, exclusive of tbe width of road allowances crossed in measurement. (5) A homesteader intending perform his residence duties in the to ac- ed by himself must notify the Agent for the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to apply for patent. W. CORY. Deputy of the Minister of tbe Interior. publication ol this will not paid for. ;