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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Letkbridge Daily Herald, Friday, June 3, 1910. GET A-BOARD X t And be one of the Crowd who buys Lumber and Building Mat- erial from the old reliable THE PIONEER LUMBER COMPANY Submitted by Vernon Bicknell in the Pioneer Lumber CoVs Adi Competition mf-S CADILLAC '30' And the Celebrated BRUSH Automobiles Sold By T. S. MACKENZIE GOES SEVEN MILES c IN SEVEN MINUTES Globe, Ariz., May Card- a _five-year-old boy of Thatcher, rode a'mile a minute down- a seven- mile lumber flume yesterday and ar- rived at the end'of thrilling jour- ney unhurt. '.-'Tommy "was playing at the head of r flume "in the. Graham mountains. He slipped and fell into the water and was carried at the speed of an express train down the flume, which in places is almost perpendicular He was scratched slightly about the-face and one arm, buc that was all. RECOMMEND SINGLE TAX Saskatoon, June a meetin o! ihe city council last night the as- sessment committee presented _their report, which showed that the total assessment ot Saskatoon -for the cur- rent year is A feature of the recommendation is a practical adoption of the single tax and the reduction, by one-half of SOLVING A GREA the business tax. ation for the year mills. t rate of tax- 1 be about 21 The. Dominion Bank has bought a site for a building at Saskatoon., "You i.eed not hesitate to recofnmeud Alberta's Pride as one of the very best beers on the market taSay'. have been brewing beer for twenty years now and never be- foi; have I turned out a product with which I was so well satisfied ,as i am with Lettiridge beer.' "With'such Vater as this brewery uses, with the best barley and hops I ever' saw; we are enabled to prod'uce a beersof which I am.exceedingly Drink -ALBERTA'S PRIDE If use beer at hone get'a sample case. You'll like it We .believe you'll say-li's the best beer you ever drank PHONE NO. The Letfabridge Brewing Malting PHONE NO. 554. Co., Ltd, REGIHA WESHGA1.... STREETCAR SYSTEMS Aldermen Report on Edmonton and Cal- gary Passed for Immediate Action Regina, Mav Aids. Darke and Shaw, who, together with the city engineer went as a delegation to Oal- gary and Edmonton to secure Infor- mation in regard to the inauguration and operation of the street .ulway systems in these Iwo cities, 000 city ted voluminous reports' to the council last night. Aid. Darke Stated in his report that the Calgary system had' cost' with Tor the pav- of Eighth Avenue. They had, j therefore, to payjnterest on For this they built m miles of track. They were now operating twelve while six: more on order were included in the above cost. Four niles of the track were on paved streets. Except on Eighth Avenue, they did -not charge any of the par- ing to the street railway except the additional strength necessary to carry the railway." They had a '-'TMC Tnfc Recent_ naval accidents, involving if, tne hole be at .the top orator, which enables'the same air, re- When in Vancouver it will be to your advantage to stay at the HOTEL Tne best middle priced hotel in the city TX BURTON and J. E. JACKSON Props. loss of. life to -the s v _ submarine craft'ihave caused tish Admiralty, to lend careful 'atten- tion to the'possibility of a device which might afiora_opportunity of es- cape when disasr ter is encountered.. It is now con- tended that the -problem, has.'been sol- ved, thoug the precise details of the means to the and wise- closely-guarded. The various- factors .of this partic- ular problem involved'the-, rendering of the crew independent of poisonous gases caused by tb'e sals; water, coming into the stored electrical energy, or open the preser- vation'e crew from in the sunken and' to provide means of escapevwhich would allow quick ascent to the surface of the water. The devices heretofore have includ- ed aiy locks for escape, -detachable chambers or lifeboats, and self-con- tained dresses. .-Air locks alone are of rit has been demonstrat- ed, except in shallow water, but, com- bined with detachable "chambers or self-contafneu dresses, they -are essen- tial in all methods of escape. When a submarine is'holed by ac- the pouring _pf the water j will gradually replace the whole' of the alr'in the crafe; but If tHe.nole ;be below' the point by the submariner then the 'water will t jr compress the air until the pressure of- the latter is equal to that of the water; without.. On' this therefore, it obviously necessary to provide some device which would catch and con- tain trie airpf thefvessel which might be rammedcat a high point. .So trie of- the of so- called -'air-traps" r-was evolved. Thus, after .a wrecked vessel has sunk to the botton, the air will be compressed either in these" or the deck itself, -provided the latter is' irT- tact.' .The" new' special helmets and oxygenated and to be breath e'd again and again. This self contained dress can 'be donned, it' Is inch concrete base under the ties and between them. The surface pavement rested on this bed. They used eighty pound steel rails, but ed CO-lb. steel sufficient. The ties were thirty inches apart on impavccl streets and four feet'apart on paved streets. The cars were equipped [or four motors, 40 h.p. each. They on- ly used two motors per car in the summer and four in the winter. Some favored a single truck car instead'o double. They gave an eight minute service on the city line, and fifteen on the bridge time. With their addition- al cars they-intended to give a ser- vice oi five.eight and-twelve minutes on the respective lines missioner informed- them tha ii they were producing power by steam in-Regina they would find j c. straight. They also sold 25 tick- ts (for six for 25c., and eight or 25c., special hours.- This year heir profits for the four months, af- er paying all .expenses, amounted to bout They did not favor uilding connecting suburban lines unless it was to the city's very nia- erial interest to get. to any point its railway. They had' their lands'quite full in'providing for 6th- r necessary civic improvements. Aid. Darke'here mentioned that Ed- monton had concluded an agreement vith a private company for putting iown a radial line. The cost of power in Calgary is about per day. The hours of operation., were rom six in the morning to twelve at night on week days and from 9 a.m. to 10.50 p.m. on Sundays, except in ;ummer months after July, when they an the cars later on Sundays. For he first four months they had )00 profit over operating expenses, .ast month over operating expenses This4 month" their profits would exceed So they oper- ated on practically, dS per cent, ot tnc-ir revenue, that was, 52 per cent, of revenue was profit over operating expenses this month. It cost about preventin the wearer. thirty acts as Very much to Put on steam i heaters for heating cars. Thcv found a-hfe buoy, at the same time t..- it-cost them .nearly r rvn wr nrrt much to-heat as to run the cars. It cost them to generate about 2i per k.w. per hour. That, did not include As a further precaution, supply pipes from the submarine's air cylinders are connected "with traps" so that'an extra pressure" of air may be turned into> the should -oc- casion Tne size of -British submarines grad ually has been increased until- now the "underwater" Dreadnought Is pro- nounced an accomplished fact.' In- creased speed, too, lias been obtained, and when on the surface the craft ap- pear not unlike "whalebacks" which have" attained such popularity the cost of .distribution which ran about as much! more. The commis- sioners -were elected with the Mayor as their look after this iepartnient. The commissioners were ippointed'by a plebiscite, although .he council ,had power under the char- er to niake the appointments them- selves without consulting the burgess- The Mayor received. and ;he commissioners each, for self-contained dresses -can be donned as grain carriere on the great lakes in the United States. Further at- by> their crews, with their heads in the space which is kept open by -com- pression of." the air, and there they may wait while time is taken to es- tention to the development of this arm of service has been occas- ioned by the recent feat of a''Ho til J a cape, either through the of ten submarines in1 going from the er or even through the torpedo hat-1 Portsmouth to the Dundee base, ches. The man-so clad in'this de-! distance five h'un- vice will rise quickly to the surface. dred and twelve rmies in There is attached to the waterproof jacket, a in front of each packet Is a pocket containing a combined purifier and oxygen gener- a rough sea in "fifty-six hours. The voyage was practically a continuous run, though small delays aggregated-ninety minutes. THE PLACE TO DINE COOL AIRY PLEASANT MENU. AND SERVICE UNEXCELLED The dining room at tne LETHBRIDGE HOTEL which --heretofore has been run on the American v''' plan, will in the future be conducted on the i... T" T TN -r -T-. l CUKUFiiAJN FLAN i TM l: iiie management are sparing: no pains to make.this popular place to dine DAY AND NIGHT: EVERYTHING FIRST CLASS which they were, expected to give their -whole time to the'work. The commissioner who received the larg- est number, of votes was appointed or two years and the other tor one fear. in Four Months The straight fare was 5c., six tick- ets for 25c.i good at all hours. Eight workmen's tickets were sold for 25c. These were only good for two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening. Children and (students at- tending school were'given tm tickets 5c. per mile to operate a car. Aid. Shaw also'submitted informa- tion as to Edmoneon's system. Ed- monton's street railway is not pay-, ing. This, as explained by Aid. s was owing in a great degree to the heavy carntai charges- (borne by that city. In fact, none of their publir, utilities were paying, with the exception of an automatic telephone system. They had put down a gas producer plant at.a! cost This plant 'was not giving satisfac- tion. The water supply had to be pumped some 300 feet from "the river, while their electric-light plant was capitalized at three-quarters of a mil- lion the power lit- tle greater than that Regina, whose plant was capitalized at only' They had considerable dif- ficulty in trying to meet the demands of the citizens in regard to extensions of" their systems, partly owing to would not agree to extension unproductive districts that the neer, Mr. Taylor, resigned his posi- tion there. After the above reports had beer, submitted a motion.similar to that adopted by the council at the recent meeting in committee of the whole expressing themselves in favor ot im- mediate 'action being taken for the construction of a street railway as a municipal undertaking was presented, Mr. Brown refused to vote on the ground that he.had not any informa- tion before him as to-the city's abil- finance the undertaking. The Mayor stated' that he had ordered a complete financial statement- to be prepared'by the auditor. When the i motion was nut, to thn council--it was In. fact. it was the fact into engi- STRUCK SILVER AT PORT ARTHUR -i Rich, Vein Found in Stone Quarry by Workmen Port Arthur, June vein of sil ver sampling fifteen "hundred dollars] to the ton of quartz was discovered in] the' Rock quarry, of Stewart Hew- son, contractors, sltuiled, between Fort William and Port Arthur. .The value' is sufficiently promising' in- duce the owners to consult experts, and in this connection it is interesting to note, that-the Dominion geologist Bowen Is Mariaggi Hotel. _The discovery was made fifteen feet-be- low .intr surface by Silver .3 j was m me rucnSi WIMI it-ueiinuu .veiu heading into a; large tract of quarry, j owned by the firm. It Is understood j that the owners will develop it as soon] as experts tfie preliminary j tests. The silver was in a translate I atid graphite formation, in which silver j is. commonly found In this district for 25c.r while the Sunday fare was passed. SHOE POLISH for er PONY EXPRESS TRANSFER CO. DELIVERY WAGONS AND DRAYS V? FIGGFNS SERREU, Props. OFFICE 410 Round 632. WHEN UNEEOJJS MNG UP 632 Trunks stored. -v -Quick, Clean, Up-to-date Service. Trunks delivered to any part of the city 25c and 50c. ;